Department of Psychology

PERT Lab Grants

Current Grants

"Implicit Measurement of Motivations for Non-Suicidal Self-Injury"
Principal Investigators: Alexander Chapman, PhD and Kim L. Gratz, PhD
Co-Investigator: Matthew T. Tull, PhD
Agency: Canadian Institutes of Health Research
Type: Operating Grant 343892
Period: July 31, 2015 - July 30, 2019
Total subcontract costs: $307,486 (Canadian)

“A Biopsychosocial Model of Emotion Processes Determining the Role of Overcontrolling Parenting in the Stability of Inhibited Temperament”
Principal Investigator: Elizabeth J. Kiel, PhD
Co-Investigator: Kim L. Gratz, PhD
Agency: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
Type and number: R15 HD076158
Period: May 1, 2013 - April 30, 2016 (no cost extension through April 30, 2017)
Total subcontract costs: $78,730

“Nonsuicidal Self-Injury in Veterans”
Principal Investigator: Nathan A. Kimbrel, PhD
Role on Project: Consultant
Agency: Clinical Science Research and Development Service of the Department of Veterans Affairs
Type and Number: Merit Award 1I01CX001486
Period: January 1, 2017 – December 31, 2020
Total direct costs: $990,000

Completed Grants

"Genetics in the Relation between PTSD and Trauma Cue-Evoked Attentional Bias"
Principal Investigator: Matthew T. Tull, PhD
Co-Investigator: Kim L. Gratz, PhD
Agency: NIH/NIGMS-Center for Psychiatric Neuroscience (University of Mississippi Medical Center) COBRE
Period: October 15, 2015 - July 1, 2016
Total direct costs: $50,000

“Emotion Regulation and Self-harm in Borderline Personality Disorder”
Principal Investigators: Alexander Chapman, PhD and Kim L. Gratz, PhD
Co-Investigator: Matthew T. Tull, PhD
Agency: Canadian Institutes of Health Research (Neurosciences, Mental Health, and Addiction)
Type and Number: Operating Grant 222112
Period: October 1, 2010 – September 30, 2014 (no-cost extension through September 30, 2015)
Total subcontract costs: $341,675 (Canadian)

“Sexual Revictimization: Emotional and Psychosocial Mediators”
Principal Investigator: David DiLillo, PhD
Co-Investigator: Kim L. Gratz, PhD (with subcontract to UMMC)
Agency: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
Type and number: R01 HD062226
Period: July 15, 2010 - June 30, 2015
Total subcontract costs: $682,500

“The Acute Alcohol-Suicide Attempt Relation as a Function of Alcohol Dependence”
Principal Investigator: Courtney Bagge, PhD
Co-Investigator: Kim L. Gratz, PhD
Agency: National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
Type and number: R21 AA020017
Period: August 1, 2012 - July 31, 2014 (no cost extension until July 31, 2015)
Total direct costs: $215,000

“Effects of Maternal Interpretation Biases on Child Anxiety and Related Responses”
Principal Investigator: Andres G. Viana, PhD
Co-Investigators: Matthew T. Tull, PhD, and Kim L. Gratz, PhD
Agency: National Institute of Mental Health
Type and number: R21 MH101309
Proposed duration: May 1, 2014 - April 30, 2016
Total direct costs: $275,000

"Psychopathology of Child Anxiety: Temperament, Cognitive, and Parental Influences"
Principal Investigator: Andres G. Viana, PhD
Co-Investigator: Matthew T. Tull, PhD, and Kim L. Gratz, PhD
Agency: University of Mississippi Medical Center
Type: Intramural Research Support Program Grant
Period: May 1, 2012 - April 30, 2013
Total direct costs: $29,663

"Risk-Taking Following Trauma Cue Exposure in Substance Users with PTSD"
Principal Investigator: Matthew T. Tull, PhD
Co-Investigator: Kim L. Gratz, PhD
Agency: National Institute on Drug Abuse
Type and number: R21 DA030587
Period: July 14, 2011 - May 31, 2013
Total direct costs: $275,000

"Serotonin, Impulsivity, and Suicide Attempts"
Principal Investigator: Courtney L. Bagge, PhD
Collaborators: Kim L. Gratz, PhD, and Matthew T. Tull, PhD
Agency: NIH/NCRR-Center for Psychiatric Neuroscience (University of Mississippi Medical Center) COBRE
Period: August 1, 2010 - July 31, 2012
Total direct costs: $100,000

“Development of a Brief Adjunctive Group Therapy Targeting Risky Sexual Behaviors among Substance Users in Residential Treatment”
Principal Investigators: Matthew T. Tull, PhD, and Kim L. Gratz, PhD
Agency: Mississippi Department of Health
Type: Research Support Grant
Period: July 1, 2009 - June 30, 2010
Total direct costs: $66,264

"Developing an Emotion Regulation Group Therapy for Self-Harm among Women with BPD"
Principal Investigator: Kim L. Gratz, PhD
Co-Investigator: Matthew T. Tull, PhD
Agency: National Institute of Mental Health
Type and number: R34 MH079248
Period: Sept. 10, 2008 - May 31, 2011
Total direct costs: $450,000

"PTSD and Predictors of Drug Use Treatment Drop-Out"
Principal Investigator: Matthew T. Tull, PhD
Co-Investigator: Kim L. Gratz, PhD
Agency: National Institute on Drug Abuse
Type and number: R21 DA022383
Period: April 1, 2007 - March 31, 2009
Total direct costs: $275,000

"Alcohol and Suicide Attempts: A Case-Crossover Pilot Study"
Principal Investigator: Courtney L. Bagge, PhD
Co-Investigator: Kim L. Gratz, PhD
Agency: American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Type: Pilot Research Grant
Period: November 1, 2010 - October 30, 2012
Total direct costs: $30,000

Last Updated: 8/8/17