Susan Mineka

Summary

Affiliation: Northwestern University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Born to fear: non-associative vs associative factors in the etiology of phobias
    Susan Mineka
    Department of Psychology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208 2710, USA
    Behav Res Ther 40:173-84. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint A contemporary learning theory perspective on the etiology of anxiety disorders: it's not what you thought it was
    Susan Mineka
    Department of PsychologyNorthwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208 2710, USA
    Am Psychol 61:10-26. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Attentional biases to internal and external sources of potential threat in social anxiety
    Suzanne L Pineles
    Department of Psychology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 114:314-8. 2005
  4. doi request reprint Incorporating hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis measures into preventive interventions for adolescent depression: are we there yet?
    Emma K Adam
    Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 20:975-1001. 2008
  5. doi request reprint The relevance of recent developments in classical conditioning to understanding the etiology and maintenance of anxiety disorders
    Susan Mineka
    Northwestern University, Psychology Swift Hall, 2029 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208, United States
    Acta Psychol (Amst) 127:567-80. 2008
  6. pmc The Northwestern-UCLA youth emotion project: Associations of cognitive vulnerabilities, neuroticism and gender with past diagnoses of emotional disorders in adolescents
    Richard E Zinbarg
    Northwestern University, Department of Psychology, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Behav Res Ther 48:347-58. 2010
  7. pmc Are anxiety and depression just as stable as personality during late adolescence? Results from a three-year longitudinal latent variable study
    Jason M Prenoveau
    Department of Psychology, Loyola University Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21210, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 120:832-43. 2011
  8. pmc The role of neuroticism and extraversion in the stress-anxiety and stress-depression relationships
    Amanda A Uliaszek
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Anxiety Stress Coping 23:363-81. 2010
  9. pmc Elevated responding to safe conditions as a specific risk factor for anxiety versus depressive disorders: evidence from a longitudinal investigation
    Michelle G Craske
    Department of Psychology, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 121:315-24. 2012
  10. doi request reprint A longitudinal examination of stress generation in depressive and anxiety disorders
    Amanda A Uliaszek
    Department of Psychology, Northwestern University, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 121:4-15. 2012

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Publications35

  1. ncbi request reprint Born to fear: non-associative vs associative factors in the etiology of phobias
    Susan Mineka
    Department of Psychology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208 2710, USA
    Behav Res Ther 40:173-84. 2002
    ..Overall, we call for major methodological improvements in this area, in the context of theoretical developments pointing to interacting vulnerability and invulnerability factors...
  2. ncbi request reprint A contemporary learning theory perspective on the etiology of anxiety disorders: it's not what you thought it was
    Susan Mineka
    Department of PsychologyNorthwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208 2710, USA
    Am Psychol 61:10-26. 2006
    ..This range of variables can lead to a rich and nuanced understanding of the etiology and course of anxiety disorders...
  3. ncbi request reprint Attentional biases to internal and external sources of potential threat in social anxiety
    Suzanne L Pineles
    Department of Psychology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 114:314-8. 2005
    ..Results showed that socially anxious participants exhibited an attentional bias toward cues of internal, but not external, sources of potential threat...
  4. doi request reprint Incorporating hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis measures into preventive interventions for adolescent depression: are we there yet?
    Emma K Adam
    Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 20:975-1001. 2008
    ....
  5. doi request reprint The relevance of recent developments in classical conditioning to understanding the etiology and maintenance of anxiety disorders
    Susan Mineka
    Northwestern University, Psychology Swift Hall, 2029 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208, United States
    Acta Psychol (Amst) 127:567-80. 2008
    ..Finally, we discuss recent developments in basic experimental research on fear conditioning and anxiety, with particular attention to research on contextual learning, and indicate the relevance of these findings to anxiety disorders...
  6. pmc The Northwestern-UCLA youth emotion project: Associations of cognitive vulnerabilities, neuroticism and gender with past diagnoses of emotional disorders in adolescents
    Richard E Zinbarg
    Northwestern University, Department of Psychology, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Behav Res Ther 48:347-58. 2010
    ..These results suggest that, at least for retrospective associations with past anxiety and unipolar mood disorders, the cognitive and other personality-cognitive vulnerabilities are non-specific facets of neuroticism...
  7. pmc Are anxiety and depression just as stable as personality during late adolescence? Results from a three-year longitudinal latent variable study
    Jason M Prenoveau
    Department of Psychology, Loyola University Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21210, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 120:832-43. 2011
    ..These findings indicate that symptoms of depression are more episodic in nature, whereas symptoms of anxiety are more similar to personality variables in their expression of stability...
  8. pmc The role of neuroticism and extraversion in the stress-anxiety and stress-depression relationships
    Amanda A Uliaszek
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Anxiety Stress Coping 23:363-81. 2010
    ..Additionally, the stress-social phobia relationship is highlighted with no evidence supporting an association between other anxiety disorders and CLS...
  9. pmc Elevated responding to safe conditions as a specific risk factor for anxiety versus depressive disorders: evidence from a longitudinal investigation
    Michelle G Craske
    Department of Psychology, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 121:315-24. 2012
    ..In sum, elevated responding to safe conditions following an aversive stimulus appears to be a specific, prospective risk factor for the first onset of anxiety disorders...
  10. doi request reprint A longitudinal examination of stress generation in depressive and anxiety disorders
    Amanda A Uliaszek
    Department of Psychology, Northwestern University, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 121:4-15. 2012
    ..The present findings have implications regarding the specificity of the stress generation model to depressive disorders, as well as variables involved in the stress generation process...
  11. pmc The relationship between anxiety sensitivity and latent symptoms of emotional problems: A structural equation modeling approach
    Alison R Lewis
    Northwestern University, Department of Psychology, 2029 Sheridan Road, Swift Hall 102, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Behav Res Ther 48:761-9. 2010
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  12. pmc Overgeneral autobiographical memory and chronic interpersonal stress as predictors of the course of depression in adolescents
    Jennifer A Sumner
    Northwestern University, Department of Psychology, 2029 Sheridan Road, Suite 102, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Cogn Emot 25:183-92. 2011
    ..Thus, our findings suggest that OGM, in interaction with chronic interpersonal stress, predicts the course of depression among adolescents, and highlight the importance of measuring interpersonal stress in OGM research...
  13. pmc Prospective prediction of major depressive disorder from cortisol awakening responses in adolescence
    Emma K Adam
    School of Education and Social Policy, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60640, United States
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 35:921-31. 2010
    ..In summary, the CAR is a significant prospective risk factor for the development of MDD in young adults, providing some support for the possibility that a heightened CAR may play a role in the etiology of major depressive disorder...
  14. doi request reprint Testing a hierarchical model of anxiety and depression in adolescents: a tri-level model
    Jason M Prenoveau
    Department of Psychology, University of California at Los Angeles, 405 Hilgard Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 24:334-44. 2010
    ..Implications for DSM classification and arrangement of anxiety and depressive disorders are discussed as is how present findings help bridge existing research conducted at symptom and diagnostic levels...
  15. pmc Neuroticism and introversion are associated with salivary cortisol patterns in adolescents
    Katherina K Y Hauner
    Department of Psychology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208 2710, United States
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 33:1344-56. 2008
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  16. doi request reprint Cognitive vulnerability to depressive symptoms in adolescents in urban and rural Hunan, China: a multiwave longitudinal study
    John R Z Abela
    Department of Psychology, Rutgers University, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 120:765-78. 2011
    ..e., symptom specificity), and the ability of cognitive vulnerability factors to predict prospective change in depressive symptoms above and beyond the effects of trait neuroticism (i.e., etiological specificity)...
  17. doi request reprint Evaluating the invariance and validity of the structure of dysfunctional attitudes in an adolescent population
    Jason M Prenoveau
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, Calfornia 90095 1563, USA
    Assessment 16:258-73. 2009
    ..The structure displays partial metric invariance in female and male students as well as in Caucasian and Non-Caucasian students...
  18. pmc Specificity in autobiographical memory narratives correlates with performance on the autobiographical memory test and prospectively predicts depressive symptoms
    Jennifer A Sumner
    Department of Psychology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Memory 21:646-56. 2013
    ..Specifically, greater AMS in self-defining memory narratives predicted fewer depressive symptoms at a 10-week follow-up over and above baseline symptom levels. Implications for future research and clinical applications are discussed. ..
  19. pmc An item response theory/confirmatory factor analysis of the Autobiographical Memory Test
    James W Griffith
    Department of Medical Social Sciences, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 750 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Memory 17:609-23. 2009
    ..In addition, item response theory analyses showed that the AMT is most precise for people who score low on memory specificity. Implications for using the AMT with high-functioning samples are discussed...
  20. pmc Does neuroticism in adolescents moderate contextual and explicit threat cue modulation of the startle reflex?
    Michelle G Craske
    Department of Psychology, University of California at Los Angeles, California, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 65:220-6. 2009
    ..This study evaluated the relationship between neuroticism (N), a probable risk factor for emotional disorders, and modulation of startle reflexes (SRs)...
  21. pmc Examining the long-term stability of overgeneral autobiographical memory
    Jennifer A Sumner
    a Department of Psychology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
    Memory 22:163-70. 2014
    ..31 for both the proportions of specific and categoric memories for those without a history of MDD). Implications for the conceptualisation of OGM are discussed. ..
  22. pmc Effects of the serotonin transporter polymorphism and history of major depression on overgeneral autobiographical memory
    Jennifer A Sumner
    a Department of Psychology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
    Cogn Emot 28:947-58. 2014
    ..Implications for understanding cognitive and biological risk for depression are discussed. ..
  23. doi request reprint Time-course of attention to negative stimuli: negative affectivity, anxiety, or dysphoria?
    Katherine A Oehlberg
    Department of Psychology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Emotion 12:943-59. 2012
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  24. pmc Exposure therapy triggers lasting reorganization of neural fear processing
    Katherina K Hauner
    Department of Neurology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:9203-8. 2012
    ..These effects were linked to fear-extinction mechanisms identified in animal models, thus opening new opportunities for the treatment and prevention of debilitating anxiety disorders...
  25. doi request reprint Examining the mechanisms of overgeneral autobiographical memory: capture and rumination, and impaired executive control
    Jennifer A Sumner
    Department of Psychology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Memory 19:169-83. 2011
    ..We found no evidence of interactions between these mechanisms. Findings are interpreted with respect to current autobiographical memory models. Future directions for OGM mechanism research are discussed...
  26. ncbi request reprint Prospective associations between the cortisol awakening response and first onsets of anxiety disorders over a six-year follow-up--2013 Curt Richter Award Winner
    Emma K Adam
    School of Education and Social Policy, Northwestern University, United States Cells to Society Center, Institute for Policy Research, Northwestern University, United States Electronic address
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 44:47-59. 2014
    ..20, p<.05). A higher CAR was also a strong and significant predictor of the subset of SAD onsets (HR=5.37, p<.005). Implications for the etiology of ADs, with a focus on SAD, are discussed. ..
  27. pmc Overgeneral autobiographical memory as a predictor of the course of depression: a meta-analysis
    Jennifer A Sumner
    Northwestern University, Department of Psychology, 2029 Sheridan Road, Suite 102, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Behav Res Ther 48:614-25. 2010
    ..These findings highlight OGM as a predictor of the course of depression, and future studies should investigate the mechanisms underlying this relationship...
  28. ncbi request reprint Interpersonal appraisals of emotionally distressed persons by anxious and dysphoric individuals
    Suzanne L Pineles
    Department of Psychology, Northwestern University, Swift Hall, 2029 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 18:779-97. 2004
    ..However, anxious and dysphoric participants did not differ from control participants in their ratings of the videos...
  29. ncbi request reprint Phobias and preparedness: the selective, automatic, and encapsulated nature of fear
    Susan Mineka
    Department of Psychology, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 60208 2710, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 52:927-37. 2002
    ..Finally, we propose that there are two levels of fear conditioning, with an emotional level that is relatively independent of the cognitive contingency level, each mediated by different brain areas...
  30. ncbi request reprint Changes in caffeine states enhance return of fear in spider phobia
    Jayson L Mystkowski
    Department of Psychology, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 60208, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 71:243-50. 2003
    ..Results demonstrated state-dependent learning. Participants experiencing incongruent drug states during treatment and follow-up (CP and PC) exhibited greater return of fear than those experiencing congruent drug states (CC and PP)...
  31. doi request reprint Placing the mnemonic model in context: diagnostic, theoretical, and clinical considerations
    Scott M Monroe
    Department of Psychology, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
    Psychol Rev 115:1084-98; discussion 1099-107. 2008
    ..The present authors conclude with suggestions for future theory and research to help differentiate between memory's role in the origins of PTSD and memory's role in the clinical course of the disorder...
  32. doi request reprint Evaluating the invariance of the factor structure of the EPQ-R-N among adolescents
    Nilly Mor
    Department of Psychology, Northwestern University, USA
    J Pers Assess 90:66-75. 2008
    ..The 3 group factors varied across ethnicity and sex. We discuss the implications of these findings for conceptualization and assessment of neuroticism using the EPQ-R-N...
  33. ncbi request reprint Racial/ethnic differences in cortisol diurnal rhythms in a community sample of adolescents
    Amy S DeSantis
    Program on Human Development and Social Policy, School of Education and Social Policy and the Cells to Society Center, Institute for Policy Research, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 60208, USA
    J Adolesc Health 41:3-13. 2007
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  34. ncbi request reprint Who sees trees before forest? The obsessive-compulsive style of visual attention
    Iftah Yovel
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 15 Parkman St, ACC 812, Boston, MA 02114 3117, USA
    Psychol Sci 16:123-9. 2005
    ..Specifically, the obsessive-compulsive cognitive style was associated with local interference, which reflects the effects of distraction by to-be-ignored small details on identification of global information...
  35. ncbi request reprint Extinction in human fear conditioning
    Dirk Hermans
    Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Biol Psychiatry 60:361-8. 2006
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