Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
Prof. Haeffel’s program of research is devoted to understanding the cognitive processes and products that contribute to risk and resilience for depression. He integrates work from multiple areas of psychology including clinical, cognitive, social, affective science, and molecular genetics. He hopes his research will lead to improved treatment and prevention interventions, as well as greater insights into the mind-mood connection. To learn more about his research, download publications, and get information about joining his research team please visit his website (link below).
Haeffel, G.J., Getchell, M., Koposov, R.A., Yrigollen, C.M., DeYoung, C.G., Klinteberg, B., Oreland, L., Ruchkin, V.V., Pakstis, A., & Grigorenko, E.L. (2008). Association between polymorphisms in the dopamine transporter gene and depression: Evidence for a gene–environment interaction in a sample of juvenile detainees. Psychological Science, 19, 62-69.
Haeffel, G.J., Gibb, B.E., Abramson, L.Y., Alloy, L.B., Metalsky, G.I., Joiner, T., Hankin, B.L., and Swendsen, J. (2008). Measuring cognitive vulnerability to depression: Development and validation of the Cognitive Style Questionnaire. Clinical Psychology Review, 28, 824-836.
Haeffel, G.J. Abramson, L.Y., Brazy, P., & Shah, J. (2008). Hopelessness theory and the approach system: Cognitive vulnerability predicts decreases in goal-directed behavior. Cognitive Therapy and Research 32, 281-290.
Haeffel, G.J., Abramson, L.Y., Brazy, P., Shah, J., Teachman, B., & Nosek, B. (2007). Explicit and implicit cognition: A preliminary test of a dual-process theory of cognitive vulnerability. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 45, 1155-1167.
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