Alyssa Jones

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  • Psychology
Kastle 111-E
Research Interests:
Graduate Training

Mentor: Christal Badour, Ph.D.


M.A. in Psychology, American University, 2015

B.S. in Psychology, Harding University, 2013



Research Interests

My research interests include understanding the emotional impact of traumatic experiences, the development of posttraumatic stress disorder, emotional awareness and its assessment, the role of specific emotions in psychopathology, and individual differences in emotional experience and regulation. 

Selected Publications: 

Jones, A. C., Badour, C. L., Brake, C. A., Hood, C. O., & Feldner, M. T. (2018)Facets of emotion regulation and posttraumatic stress: Indirect effect of peritraumatic dissociation. Cognitive Therapy and Research. 1-13

.Jones, A. C. & Herr, N. R. (2018). Emotion differentiation mediates the association between emotion regulation difficulties and caloric intake. Eating Behaviors29, 35-40

Brake, C. A., Jones, A. C., Wakefield, J. R., & Badour, C. L. (2017). Mental contamination and trauma: Understanding posttraumatic stress, risky behaviors, and help-seeking attitudes. Journal of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders

Segerstrom, S. C., Jones, A. C., Scott, A. B., Crofford, L. J. (2016). Daily goals and psychological well-being in midlife and older women: Physical pain interacts with goal conflict. Research in Human Development

Dutton, C. E., Badour, C. L., Jones, A. C., Mischel, E. R., & Feldner, M. T. (2016). Affective lability predicts decreased habituation in posttraumatic stress symptom responding during a single laboratory session of imaginal exposure. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 43, 52-57.

Herr, N. R., Jones, A. C., Cohn, D. M., & Weber, D. M. (2015). The impact of validation and invalidation on aggression in individuals with emotion regulation difficulties. Personality Disorders: Theory, Research, and Treatment6(4), 310-314.

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