Department of Psychology

Steven R. Lawyer, Ph.D.

Steven R. Lawyer, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Clinical Psychology


B.A. (1995), Western Michigan Unversity; M.S. (1999), Auburn University, Pre-Doctoral Clinical Resident (2001-2002), University of Mississippi Medical Center; Ph.D. (2002), Auburn University; and Postdoctoral Fellow (2002-2004), National Crime Victims Research and Treatment Center, Medical University of South Carolina.

Research Interests

Research interests include decision-making, trauma, and anxiety-related phenomena.

Clinical interests include cognitive-behavioral and other empirically-supported approaches to reducing anxiety-related and depressive symptoms, and brief psychotherapy.

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Selected Publications

Lawyer, S. R., Schoepflin, F., Green, R., & Jenks, C. (2011). Discounting of hypothetical and potentially real outcomes in substance-dependent and non-dependent samples. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology, 19, 263-274.

Lawyer, S. R., Williams, S., Prihodova, T., Rollins, J., & Lester, A. (2010). Delay and probability discounting for hypothetical sexual contact. Behavioural Processes, 84, 687-692.

Lawyer, S. R., Resnick, H. S., Bakanic, V., Burkett, T., & Kilpatrick, D. G. (2010). Forcible, drug-facilitated, and incapacitated rape and sexual assault among undergraduate women. Journal of American College Health, 58, 453-460.

Staley, C. S. & Lawyer, S. R. (2010). Behavioral activation and CBT as an intervention for coexistent major depression and social phobia for a biracial client with diabetes. Clinical Case Studies, 9, 63-73.

Rasmussen, E. B., Lawyer, S. R. & Reilly, W. (2010). Percent body fat is related to delay and probability discounting for food in humans. Behavioural Processes, 83, 23-30.

Lawyer, S. R. (2008). Delay and probability discounting of hypothetical erotic stimuli. Behavioural Processes, 79, 36-42.

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