Selected Empirical Presentations

*denotes Lafayette College student/alumnus author

Wenze, S. J., Gaugler, T. L., Sheets, E. S., & DeCicco, J. M. (2019). Exploring experiential avoidance using an EMA paradigm. Paper accepted for presentation at the 6th biennial conference of the Society for Ambulatory Assessment, Syracuse, NY.

Wenze, S. J. (2019). Perinatal mental health and postpartum support preferences in new parents of multiples. Invited talk at 2nd annual Lehigh Valley Breastfeeding Coalition’s Lactation Conference, Easton, PA.

Wenze, S. J., Sheets, E. S., & DeCicco, J. M. (2018). Momentary Experiential Avoidance: Within-Person Correlates, Antecedents, and Consequences and Between-Person Moderators. Poster presented at the 52nd annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Washington, DC.

Wenze, S. J., *Cardenas, N., & Wells, T. T. (2017). College Student Mental Health Literacy and Stigma for Bipolar Disorder. Poster presented at the 51st annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, San Diego, CA.

Wenze, S. J. & DeCicco, J. M. (2017). Momentary Correlates of In Vivo Experiential Avoidance. Poster presented at the 5th biennial conference of the Society for Ambulatory Assessment, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg.

Weinstock, L. M., Wenze, S. J., Celis-de Hoyos, C., & Miller, I. W. (2017). Demographic and Clinical Correlates of Accurate (vs. Inaccurate) Diagnosis of Bipolar Disorders in Community Settings. Poster presented at the 19th annual meeting of the International Society of Bipolar Disorders, Washington, DC.

DeCicco, J., *Cardenas, N., & Wenze, S. J. (2017). Emotion Regulation, Helicopter Parenting, and Anxiety in College Undergraduates. Poster presented at the 29th annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Boston, MA.

Wenze, S. J., *Bauer, N., & Battle, C. L. (2016). Internet-Delivered Treatment: A Potential Means of Addressing the Mental Health Needs of Parents of Multiples in the Perinatal Period. Poster presented at the 8th Scientific Meeting of the International Society for Research on Internet Interventions, Seattle, WA.

Wenze, S. J., Armey, M. F., & Miller, I. W. (2016). Experiential Avoidance and Mood State in Bipolar Disorder. Poster presented at the  50th annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, NY.

Wenze, S. J. & Battle, C. L. (2015). Mental Health Treatment Needs and Preferences Among Parents of Multiples. Paper presented in “Barriers to Treatment-Seeking and Engagement Among Vulnerable Populations” symposium, 49th annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Chicago, IL.

Weinstock, L. M., Wenze, S. J., & Miller, I. W. (2015). Demographic and Clinical Characteristics Associated with Comorbid Cannabis Use Disorders in Hospitalized Patients with Bipolar Disorder. Paper presented in “Why Can’t I Get Better?: Understanding Complicating Factors in the Course and Treatment of Bipolar Disorder” symposium, 49th annual meeting of the Associated for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Chicago, IL.

Wenze, S. J., Armey, M. F., & Miller, I. W. (2015). An Adjunctive, Smartphone-Assisted Intervention to Increase Treatment Adherence in Bipolar Disorder: Open Trial Results. Paper presented in “Ambulatory Assessment in Psychotherapy” paper session, Society for Ambulatory Assessment 2015 Conference, State College, PA.

Collins, C. C., Wenze, S. J., & Miller, I. W. (2014). Working alliance in pharmacotherapy alone versus pharmacotherapy plus family intervention for Bipolar I Disorder. Poster presented at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Boston, MA.

Wenze, S. J. & Gunthert, K. C. (2014). Affective Forecasting Bias: Liability or Protective Factor? Paper presented in “Prospection and Psychopathology: Integrating Cognitive, Social, and Clinical Science” symposium, 48th annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Philadelphia, PA.

Wenze, S. J., Tezanos, K. M., & Battle, C. L. (2013). Twins, triplets, and more: What do we know about how multiple gestation pregnancies and births impact perinatal mental health? Poster presented at the 2013 Perinatal Mental Health Conference, Chicago, IL.

Wenze, S. J., Armey, M. F., & Miller, I. W. (2013). Pharmacotherapy and Treatment Concerns in Bipolar Disorder: An Experience Sampling Study. Poster presented at the 47th annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Nashville, TN.

Hughes, C. D., Gunthert, K. C., Wenze, S. J., & German, R. E. (2013). The Specificity of Fear of Emotion: Evidence for the Incremental Validity of the Affective Control Scale Subscales. Poster presented at the 47th annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Nashville, TN.

Wenze, S. J., Armey, M. F., & Miller, I. W. (2013). An Ecological Momentary Intervention to Improve Treatment Adherence in Bipolar Disorder: Feasibility, Acceptability, and Preliminary Data. Poster presented at the 10th International Conference on Bipolar Disorders, Miami Beach, FL.

Bos, T., Gunthert, K. C., German, R. E., & Wenze, S. J. (2012). The Importance of Perceived Controllability Over Positive Events: The Role of Fear of Positive Emotion. Poster presented at the 46th annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, National Harbor, MD.

Wenze, S. J., de Dios, M., Kuo, C, Hernandez, L., Clark, U. S., Boisseau, C. L., Hunter, H. L., Reddy, M. K., Tolou-Shams, M., & Zlotnick, C. (2012). A diversity mentoring program for faculty and trainees: A pilot program at the Brown Clinical Psychology Training Consortium. Poster presented at the 2012 Brown Institute for Brain Science/Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior Research Day, Providence, RI.

Wenze, S. J., Gunthert, K. C., & German, R. E. (2011). Rumination Mediates the Relationship Between Experiential Avoidance and Negative Mood. Poster presented at the 45th annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Toronto, ON, Canada.

Hutchison, J. A., Wenze, S. J., Cayton, H. K., & Gunthert, K. C. (2011). For Women, Trait Anger is Associated with Negative Daily Cognitions and Mood. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Washington, DC.

Wenze, S. J., Gunthert, K. C., German, R. E., & Forand, N. R. (2010). Momentary Affective Forecasting Biases in Individuals with Depressive and Anxiety Symptoms. Poster presented at the 44th annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, San Francisco, CA.

Wenze, S. J., Gunthert, K. C., & German, R. E. (2009). Biases in Affective Forecasting and Recall in Individuals With Dysphoric and Anxiety Symptoms. Poster presented at the 43rd annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York City, NY.

German, R. E., Gunthert, K. C., Wenze, S. J., & Mauer, C. (2008). The Influence of Gender on Rumination in Response to Interpersonal Stress: An Experience Sampling Study. Poster presented at the 42nd annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Orlando, FL.

Mauer, C., Gunthert, K. C., German, R. E., & Wenze, S. J. (2008). Expectancies of Emotional Control Versus Actual Experiences of Emotional Control in the Prediction of Dysphoric Symptoms: A Prospective Study. Poster presented at the 42nd annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Orlando, FL.

Wenze, S. J., Gunthert, K. C., & Forand, N. R. (2007). Cognitive Reactivity Predicts Dysphoria Scores at Six-Month Follow-Up. Poster presented at the 41st annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Philadelphia, PA.

Wenze, S. J., Gunthert, K. C., & Forand, N. R. (2006). Effect of Anger on Subsequent Mood in Dysphoric Individuals: An Ecological Momentary Assessment Study. Poster presented at the 40th annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Chicago, IL.

German, R. E., Gunthert, K. C, & Wenze, S. J., & Forand, N. R. (2006). Within-Day Stress Generation: The Mediating Role of Rumination. Poster presented at the 40th annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Chicago, IL.

Forand, N. R., Wenze, S. J., & Gunthert, K. C. (2006). Depressive Recall Bias in Symptom Assessments: Evidence From an Experience Sampling Study. Poster presented at the 40th annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Chicago, IL.

Davis, J. D., Gunthert, K. C., Forand, N. R., Wenze, S. J., Engel, C., & Armstrong, D. W. (2006). An Ecological Momentary Assessment Study of Daily Stress Responses Among Soldiers with Occupational Stress: A Feasibility Study. Poster presented at the Annual Force Health Protection Conference, Albuquerque, NM.

Wenze, S. J., Gunthert, K. C, & Kane, J. Q. (2005). Antecedents of Daily Reassurance-Seeking Behavior: The Effects of Dysphoria, Daily Stress, and Negative Emotion. Poster presented at the 39th annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Washington, DC.

Wenze, S. J. & Gunthert, K. C. (2004). An Ecological Momentary Assessment Study of Fluctuations in Daily Body Image: The Impact of Interpersonal Stress. Poster presented at the 38th annual meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New Orleans, LA.

Wenze, S. J., Goldberg, J. F., Beck, A. T., & Singer, T. M. (2003). The Beck Cognition Checklist for Mania: A New Scale. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychiatric Association, San Francisco, CA.

Wenze, S. J., Goldberg, J. F., Leahy, R. L., & Endick, C. J. (2003). Longitudinal Assessment of Emotional Schemas in Bipolar Outpatients. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychiatric Association, San Francisco, CA.

Presentations on Professional Issues

Stutts, L., Myers, T., Dalton, E., Wenze, S. J., & Levinson, C. (under review). Integrating Community-Based Projects in the Training of Clinical Scientists for Social Impact. Panel discussion submitted for presentation at the 53rd annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Atlanta, GA.

Stutts, L., Wenze, S. J., Friedman-Wheeler, D., Knouse, L., Rosenthal, Z., & Mian, N. (2018). Using Technology to Improve the Training of Future and Current Clinical Scientists. Panel discussion presented at the 52nd annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Washington, DC.

Hormes, J. M., Sockol, L. E., Timko, C. A., & Wenze, S. J. (2017). Using Data to Plug the “Leaky Pipeline:” Empirically-Supported Approaches for Promoting Gender Equity in the Academy. Panel discussion presented at the 51st annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, San Diego, CA.

Media Coverage (External)

Fraga, J.  Pssst: Parenting Twins Can Be Depressing. Shots: Health News From NPR. August 29, 2018.

Oldham, M. Multiples. Introduction to vol. 24, issue 3 of Journal of Psychiatric Practice [covered at Psych Central and elsewhere]. May, 2018.

Wenze, S.J. Addressing Mental Health Issues with Technology. Discussion of technology-assisted treatment strategies on NPR’s The Academic Minute. February 6, 2018.

Lafayette Coverage

Neitz, K. Helping Moms of Multiples. Overview of my fellowship and associated research published on Lafayette’s website. December 4, 2017.

Mobile Technology in Treatment of Mood Disorders. Overview of my interest in mobile health published on Lafayette’s website. July 22, 2015.