Professor; Department Chair
Personality traits that might act as vulnerability factors to the development of anxiety and depressive disorders including the cognitive and affective processes that might mediate these associations; psychotherapy for anxiety disorders including both cognitive-behavior therapy and mindfulness approaches; prevention of anxiety and depressive disorders; the structure and measurement of anxiety and related affects; measurement and psychometric theory.
Selected PublicationsNunez, M., Mittal, V. & Zinbarg, R. (2019). Efficacy and mechanisms of non-invasive brain stimulation to enhance exposure therapy: A review. Clinical Psychology Review, 70, 64-78.
Zinbarg, R., Mineka, S., Bobova, L., Craske, M. Vrshek-Schallhorn, S., Griffith, J., Wolitzky-Taylor, K., Waters, A. Sumner, J. & Anand, D. (2016). Testing a hierarchical model of neuroticism and its facets: Prospective associations with onsets of anxiety disorders and unipolar mood disorders over three years in adolescents. Clinical Psychological Science, 4, 805 – 824.
Naragon-Gainey, K., Prenoveau, J.M., Brown, T.A., & Zinbarg, R.E. (2016). A comparison and integration of structural models of depression and anxiety in a clinical sample: Support for and validation of the tri-level model. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 125, 853-867.
Zinbarg, R., Suzuki, S, Uliaszek, A. & Lewis, A. (2010). Biased parameter estimates and Inflated type I error rates in analysis of covariance (and analysis of partial variance) arising from unreliability: Alternatives and remedial strategies. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 119, 307 – 319.
Prenoveau, J.M., Zinbarg, R., Craske, M., Mineka, S. Giffith, J. & Epstein, A. (2010). Testing a hierarchical model of anxiety and depression in adolescents: A tri-level model. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 24, 334 – 344.
Yoon, L. & Zinbarg, R. (2008). Interpreting Neutral Faces as Threatening is a Default Mode for Socially Anxious Individuals. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 117, 680 – 685.
Zinbarg, R., Yovel, I., Revelle, W. & McDonald, R. (2006). Estimating generalizability to a universe of indicators that all have an attribute in common: A comparison of estimators for . Applied Psychological Measurement, 30, 121 – 144.