Department of Psychology

presentations

PRESENTATIONS SINCE 2005 (*INDICATES STUDENT CO-AUTHORS)

Herc, H. C.*, Leiter-McBeth, J. R.*, Herr, S., Navarre, K. M.*, Bullock, W., & Mezo, P. G. (2019, November 21–24). Extending mindfulness based interventions to ethnic minority youth with learning disabilities [Poster presentation]. Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies 53rd Annual Convention, Atlanta, GA, United States.

Herc, H. C.*, Frantz, K.*, Al-Nahha, R.*, Mojisola, T., Francis, S., Mezo, P.G. (2019, November 21–24). Cultivating the well-being of elite youth athletes: The importance of grit and mindfulness [Poster presentation]. Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies 53rd Annual Convention, Atlanta, GA, United States.

Liou, J.*, Herc, H. C.*, Pritchard, K. J.*, Leiter-Mcbeth, J. R.*, & Mezo, P. G. (2019, November 21–24 ). The effect of virtual reality mindfulness meditation on heart rate variability, emotion regulation, and mindfulness [Poster presentation]. Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies 53rd Annual Convention, Atlanta, GA, United States.

Pritchard, K. J.*, Navarre, K. M.*, & Mezo, P. G. (2019, November 21–24). The role of reinforcement sensitivity in inter- and intrapersonal emotion regulation [Poster presentation]. Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies 53rd Annual Convention, Atlanta, GA, United States.

Pritchard, K. J.*, Harrison, B. N.*, & Mezo, P. G. (2019, November 21–24). Self-regulation predicts facets of interpersonal emotion regulation processes [Poster presentation]. Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies 53rd Annual Convention, Atlanta, GA, United States.

Mezo, P. G., Leiter-Mcbeth, J. R.*, & Liou, J.* (2019, November 21–24). The conceptual relationship between self-management and mindfulness [Poster presentation]. Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies 53rd Annual Convention, Atlanta, GA, United States.

Pritchard, K. J.*, Mezo, P. G., & Gratz, K. L. (2019, May 23–26). The impact of interpersonal emotion regulation on mood symptoms and the role of reassurance seeking [Poster presentation]Association for Psychological Science 31st Annual Convention, Washington, D.C., United States.

Radatz, E. E.*, Pritchard, K. J.*, & Mezo, P. G. (2019, May 23–26). Mindfulness as a mediator to influence social support in students with social anxiety [Poster presentation]Association for Psychological Science 31st Annual Convention, Washington, D.C., United States.

Herc, H. C.*, Pritchard, K. J.*, Harrison, B. N.*, Herr, S. E.*, & Mezo, P. G. (2019, April 11–13). Using virtual reality to compare types of mindfulness meditation. In P. G. Mezo (Chair), Mindfulness and related skills associated with proximal and distal outcomes [Symposium]. Midwestern Psychological Association 91st Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, United States.

Leiter-McBeth, J. R.*, Mezo, P. G., Pritchard, K. J.*, Fairchild, K.*, & Radatz, E. E*. (2019, April 11–13). The roles of mindfulness and self-management in the context of reported negative life events and perceived social support. In P. G. Mezo (Chair), Mindfulness and related skills associated with proximal and distal outcomes [Symposium]. Midwestern Psychological Association 91st Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, United States.

Pritchard, K. J.*, Herc, H. C.*, Radatz, E. E.*, Navarre, K.*, & Mezo, P. G. (2019, April 11–13). Emotion regulation deficits and post-virtual reality meditation outcomes. In P. G. Mezo (Chair), Mindfulness and related skills associated with proximal and distal outcomes [Symposium]. Midwestern Psychological Association 91st Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, United States.

Navarre, K. A.*, Harrison, B. N.*, Pritchard, K. J.*, & Mezo, P. G. (2019, April 11–13). Perceived social support mediates mindfulness and positive affect [Poster presentation]. Midwestern Psychological Association 91st Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, United States.

Herc, H. C.*, Babu, P., Harrison, B.*, Radatz, E.*, Herr, S.*, Tiamiyu, M., Francis, S., & Mezo, P. (2019, April 11–13). Emotional self-efficacy and self-monitoring skills predict sports anxiety [Poster presentation]. Midwestern Psychological Association 91st Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, United States.

Herr, S.*, Herc, H. C.*, Navarre, K., & Mezo, P. G. (2019, April 11–13). Evaluating the validity of the Self-Control and Self-Management Scale in a child and adolescent sample [Poster presentation]. Midwestern Psychological Association 91st Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, United States.

Herc, H. C.*, Pritchard, K. P.*, Harrison, B.*, & Mezo, P. G. (2018, November 15–18). Using virtual reality to explore the relationship between trait mindfulness and meditation outcomes in focused attention meditation and open monitoring meditation [Poster presentation]. Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies 52nd Annual Convention, Washington, D.C., United States.

Pritchard, K. J.*, Herc, H. C.*, & Mezo, P. G. (2018, November 15–18). Testing a revised Child and Adolescent Mindfulness Measure for young children [Poster presentation]. Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies 52nd Annual Convention, Washington, D.C., United States.

Pritchard, K. J.*, Herc, H. C.*, & Mezo, P. G. (2018, November 15–18). The role of social support in mindfulness and stressful life events [Poster presentation]. Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies 52nd Annual Convention, Washington, D.C., United States.

Herr, S. E.*, Herc, H. C.*,  & Mezo, P. G. (2018, May 10). Type of mindfulness meditation and emotion regulation deficits predict state mindfulness outcomes post meditation [Poster presentation]. Research in Psychiatry, Psychology and Behavioral Science 25th Annual Symposium, Toledo, OH, United States.

Marshal, H. L.*, Pritchard, K. J.*, Herr, S. E.*, & Mezo, P. G. (2018, May 10). Social support mediates the effects of mindfulness on depression [Poster presentation]. Research in Psychiatry, Psychology and Behavioral Science 25th Annual Symposium, Toledo, OH, United States.

Mezo, P. G., & Elhai, J. D. (2018, April 12–14). Character strengths as complementary predictors of anxiety [Oral presentation]. Midwestern Psychological Association 90th Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, United States.

Herc, H. C.*, Mezo, P. G., Marshal, H. L.*, Hassabelnaby, R.*, Herr, S. E.*, Willis, K.*, & Shook, T. M.* (2018, April 12–14). Evaluating the validity of the Self-Control and Self-Management Scale in a Midwestern Student Sample [Poster presentation]. Midwestern Psychological Association 90th Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, United States.

Herc, H. C.*, Pritchard, K. J.*, & Mezo, P. G. (2017, November 16–19). Trait mindfulness and the behavior activation system [Poster presentation]. Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies 51st Annual Convention, San Diego, CA, United States.

Pritchard, K. J.*, & Mezo, P. G. (2017, November 16–19). Excessive reassurance seeking, optimism, and self-regulation predict anxiety [Poster presentation]. Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies 51st Annual Convention, San Diego, CA, United States.

Pritchard, K. J.*, & Mezo, P. G. (2017, May 25–28). Understanding need for affect, related adaptive mechanisms, and outcome variables [Poster presentation]. Association for Psychological Science 29th Annual Convention, Boston, MA, United States.

Wagenhauser, A. I.*, Shook, T. M.*, Pritchard, K. J.*, & Mezo, P. G. (2017, April). Understanding promotion versus prevention focused behavior and related self-regulatory processes [Poster presentation]. Research in Psychiatry, Psychology and Behavioral Science 24th Annual Symposium, Toledo, OH, United States.

Shook, T. M.*, Wagenhauser, A. I.*, Pritchard, K. J.*, & Mezo, P. G. (2017, April). Self-regulation in emotional affect and self-esteem [Poster presentation]. Research in Psychiatry, Psychology and Behavioral Science 24th Annual Symposium, Toledo, OH, United States.

Mezo, P. G., Elhai, J. D., Marshal, H. L.*, & Brough, S.* (2016, October 27–30). The relationship of optimism and self-management with anxiety [Poster presentation]. Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies 50th Annual Convention, New York, NY, United States.

Mezo, P. G., Alani, S.*, Connolly, R.*, Bolovan, K. D.*, Finch, K. B.*, Marshal, H. L.*, & Shook, T. M.* (2016, May 26–29). The intersection of self-management with emotion regulation and mindfulness [Poster presentation]. Association for Psychological Science 29th Annual Convention, Chicago, IL, United States.

Bojman, K. M.*, Connolly, R.*, & Mezo, P. G. (2013, November 21–24). Alexithymia and emotion regulation: Defining alexithymia’s place within the emotion regulation literature [Poster presentation]. Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies 47th Annual Convention, Nashville, TN, United States.

Connolly, R.*, & Mezo, P. G. (2013, November 21–24). The mediating effects of self-evaluation skills between alcohol misuse and depressive symptomatology [Poster presentation]. Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies 47th Annual Convention, Nashville, TN, United States.

Short, M. M.*, Mazmanian, D., & Mezo, P. G. (2013, November 21–24). Combinations of rumination subtypes: Examining the interaction of reflection and brooding on depression [Poster presentation]. Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies 47th Annual Convention, Nashville, TN, United States.

Oates, S.*, Bojman, K. M.*, Noel, V. A.*, Hall, J.*, & Mezo, P. G. (2012, June 14–16). How does social phobia and social interaction anxiety differ when compared in a virtual reality exposure therapy paradigm? [Poster presentation]. Canadian Psychological Association 73rd Annual Convention, Halifax, NS, Canada.

Bojman, K. M.*, Noel, V. A.*, & Mezo, P. G. (2011, November 10–13). Mindfulness for depression: An examination of the relative importance of rumination, irrational beliefs, and worry [Poster presentation]. Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies 45th Annual Convention, Toronto, ON, Canada.

Broderick, E. M.*, Mezo, P. G., & Stapleton, J. (2011, November 10–13). Initial development and validation of the Coping Styles Questionnaire for Traumatic Events (CSQTE) [Poster presentation]. Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies 45th Annual Convention, Toronto, ON, Canada.

Short, M. M.*, Mezo, P. G., Callanan, T. S., Radu, G. M., MacLaughlin, D. A., & Vassar, E. V.*, (2011, November 10–13). Investigating the theoretical link between self-management skills and mindfulness across clinical and nonclinical populations [Poster presentation]. Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies 45th Annual Convention, Toronto, ON, Canada.

Short, M. M.*, Mezo, P. G., Callanan, T. S., Radu, G. M., Vassar, E. V.*, & MacLaughlin, D. A. (2011, November 10–13). Examining mindfulness and self-management skills in relation to negative repetitive thought in a clinical sample [Poster presentation]. Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies 45th Annual Convention, Toronto, ON, Canada.

Vassar, E. V.*, Radu, G. M., Bojman, K. M.*, Callanan, T. S., MacLaughlin, D. A., & Mezo, P. G. (2011, November 10–13). Differential relationships between mindfulness, self-management, and affective symptomatology [Poster presentation]. Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies 45th Annual Convention, Toronto, ON, Canada.

Bojman, K. M.*, Duggan, C. M.*, & Mezo, P. G. (2011, June 2–4). Gender differences in irrational beliefs [Poster presentation]. Canadian Psychological Association 72nd Annual Convention, Toronto, ON, Canada.

Duggan, C. M.*, Mezo, P. G., & Hall, J.* (2011, June 2–4). The efficacy of immersive media for the delivery of a progressive muscle relaxation intervention [Poster presentation]. Canadian Psychological Association 72nd Annual Convention, Toronto, ON, Canada.

Short, M. M.*, & Mezo, P. G. (2011, June 2–4). Gender differences in anxiety sensitivity and worry [Poster presentation]. Canadian Psychological Association 72nd Annual Convention, Toronto, ON, Canada.

MacKenzie, M. B.*, Mezo, P. G., Short, M. M.*, & Wiseman, F. E.* (2010, November 18–21). Social anxiety, positive emotions, and self-management [Poster presentation]. Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies 44th Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA, United States.

Short, M. M.*, & Mezo, P. G. (2010, November 18–21). Independent contributions of mindfulness and self-management skills to negative repetitive thought [Poster presentation]. Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies 44th Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA, United States.

Wiseman, F. E.*, Mezo, P. G., & MacKenzie, M. B.* (2010, November 18–21). The roles of specific irrational beliefs in anxiety and depression [Poster presentation]. Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies 44th Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA, United States.

Short, M. M.*, & Mezo, P. G. (2010, June 3–5). Examining the relationships between mindfulness, rumination, and depression in men and women [Poster presentation]. Canadian Psychological Association 71st Annual Convention, Winnipeg, MB, Canada.

Short, M. M.*, Mezo, P. G., & Duggan, C. M.* (2010, June 3–5). Brooding and reflection: Empirically testing the valence of rumination subtypes [Poster presentation]. Canadian Psychological Association 71st Annual Convention, Winnipeg, MB, Canada.

Broderick, E. M.*, Mezo, P. G., & Short, M. M.* (2009, November 19–22). Validation of the Self-Control and Self-Management Scale in a clinical sample [Poster presentation]. Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies 43rd Annual Convention, New York, NY, United States.

Duffett, M. I.*, Noel, V. A.*, Mezo, P. G., & Wiseman, F. E.* (2009, November 19–22). An evaluation of self-management and self-efficacy coping strategies for improving satisfaction with life in individuals exhibiting schyzotypal symptoms [Poster presentation]. Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies 43rd Annual Convention, New York, NY, United States.

MacKenzie, M. B.*, & Mezo, P. G. (2009, November 19–22). Anxiety sensitivity and mindfulness as possible predictors of rumination in social anxiety [Poster presentation]. Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies 43rd Annual Convention, New York, NY, United States.

MacKenzie, M. B.*, Mezo, P. G., Penney, A. M.*, & Duggan, C. M.* (2009, November 19–22). Differential self-management correlates of social anxiety and depression [Poster presentation]. Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies 43rd Annual Convention, New York, NY, United States.

Noel, V.*, Mezo, P. G., Duggan, C.*, & Broderick, E.* (2009, November 19–22). Evaluating the specific roles of self-monitoring, self-evaluation, and self-reinforcement in depression [Poster presentation]. Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies 43rd Annual Convention, New York, NY, United States.

Short, M. M.*, & Mezo, P. G. (2009, November 19–22). Investigating the repetitive thought patterns of worry and rumination in relation to negative affect [Poster presentation]. Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies 43rd Annual Convention, New York, NY, United States.

Sorenson, M. K.*, & Mezo, P. G. (2009, November 19–22). Is mindfulness differentially associated with disordered eating behaviors? [Poster presentation]. Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies 43rd Annual Convention, New York, NY, United States.

MacKenzie, M. B.*, Sorenson, M. K.*, & Mezo, P. G. (2009, June 11–13). The Frequency of Self-Reinforcement Questionnaire: Factor structure and implications for psychopathology [Poster presentation]. Canadian Psychological Association 70th Annual Convention, Montréal, QC, Canada.

Short, M. M.*, Mezo, P. G., & Williams, K.* (2009, June 11–13). Understanding repetitive thought: An investigation of worry and rumination to mindfulness and self-management, in a non-clinical sample [Poster presentation]. Canadian Psychological Association 70th Annual Convention, Montréal, QC, Canada.

Sorenson, M. K.*, & Mezo, P. G. (2009, June 11–13). Evaluating the impact of gender role on disordered eating, as mediated by mindfulness [Poster presentation]. Canadian Psychological Association 70th Annual Convention, Montréal, QC, Canada.

Sorenson, M. K.*, & Mezo, P. G. (2009, June 11–13). The relative benefits of exercise over dietary restraint in several mental health outcomes [Poster presentation]. Canadian Psychological Association 70th Annual Convention, Montréal, QC, Canada.

Short, M. M.*, Mezo, P. G., & Broderick, E. M.* (2008, November 13–16). Investigating the relationship between self-management skills and mindfulness [Poster presentation]. Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies 42nd Annual Convention, Orlando, FL, United States.

Penney, A. M.*, & Mezo, P. G. (2008, June 12–14). The self-management correlates of social anxiety [Poster presentation]. Canadian Psychological Association 69th Annual Convention, Halifax, NS, Canada.

Mezo, P. G., & Heiby, E. M. (2006, November 16–19). The specific effects of self-management skills and irrational beliefs on negative affect and phobic anxiety [Poster presentation]. Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies 40th Annual Convention, Chicago, IL, United States.

Miyahira, S. D., Folen, R. A., & Mezo, P. G. (2006, January 24–27). A meta-analysis and review of virtual reality in training, treatment, and rehabilitation [Poster presentation]. Medicine Meets Virtual Reality Conference 12th Annual Meeting, Long Beach, CA, United States.

Mezo, P. G., & Heiby, E. M. (2005, November 17–20). The Self-Control and Self-Management Scale (SCMS): A general measure of self-control and self-management skills [Poster presentation]. Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies 39th Annual Convention, Washington, D.C., United States.

Miyahira, S. D., Folen, R. A., & Mezo, P. G. (2005, January 26–29). Use of virtual reality environments and VR technology in behavioral health: Is the bang worth the bucks? [Poster presentation]. Medicine Meets Virtual Reality Conference 11th Annual Meeting, Long Beach, CA, United States.

Last Updated: 4/23/20