Department of Psychology

Peter G. Mezo

PhD, University of Hawaii, 2005
Associate Professor, Associate Chair, & Undergraduate Coordinator

Office: UH 1064
Phone: 419-530-4392
Fax: 419-530-8479

Adaptive Regulation and Coping Lab

Mailing Address:
Department of Psychology
University of Toledo
2801 West Bancroft St.
Toledo, Ohio 43606

Dr. Mezo will be accepting students for the Fall of 2024.

Research Interests 

  • self-management and related models of self-regulation and coping
  • factors associated with stress and depression among adults
  • principles of evidence-based supervision, assessment, and treatment

Selected Publications

Mezo, P. G., Callanan, T. S., Radu, G. M., & Short, M. M. (2018). Irrational beliefs and self-management as separable predictors of anxiety and depression. Journal of Rational-Emotive and Cognitive-Behavior Therapy.

Mackenzie, M. B., Mezo, P. G., & Francis, S. E. (2012). A conceptual framework for understanding self-regulation in adults. New Ideas in Psychology, 30, 155-165.

Mezo, P. G., & Baker, R. M. (2012). The moderating effects of stress and rumination on depressive symptoms in women and men. Stress and Health, 28, 333-339.

Mezo, P. G., & Francis, S. E. (2012). Modeling the interrelationship of learned resourcefulness, self-management, and affective symptomatology. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 34, 11-21.

Mezo, P. G., & Short, M. M. (2012). Construct validity and confirmatory factor analysis of the self-control and self-management scale. Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science, 44, 1-8.

Mezo, P. G., Hall, J., Duggan, C. M., & Noel, V. A. (2011). An initial comparison of live instruction and immersive video modes of progressive muscle relaxation. Journal of Technology in Human Services, 29, 212-223.

Mezo, P. G., & Heiby, E. M. (2011). Proposed cut-off scores for self-management questionnaires. Clinical Psychologist, 15, 78-84.

Last Updated: 7/15/24