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In celebration of Black History Month, the Anxiety Research and Treatment Lab honours the enormous impact of Dr. Samuel M. Turner, who helped to lay the foundation for our current understanding and treatment of anxiety and related disorders. Dr. Turner’s many contributions include developing evidence-based behavioral treatments and popular assessment tools for both social anxiety…

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Congratulations to Olivia Provost-Walker, who received the inaugural Black Graduate Student Fellowship from Ryerson University for the 2020-2021 academic year. This fellowship is part of a new suite of awards for Black graduate students launched at Ryerson University. This particular honour is the most prestigious of the new prizes, and is given to just one…

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Lenton-Brym, A.P., Santiago, V.A., Fredborg, B.K., & Antony, M.M. (2020). Associations between social anxiety, depression, and the use of mobile dating applications. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1089/cyber.2019.0561 Abstract: This study explores associations between symptoms of social anxiety (SA) and depression with participants’ extent of dating app use, self-reported motivations for dating app use, and…

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Kirstyn Krause was interviewed on CTV news for a story about her doctoral research that teaches individuals to reduce their claustrophobic fear.  A link to the story can be found here.

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Kirstyn Krause and colleagues recently published a paper in the Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioural Assessment, entitled “Assessing Safety Behaviors in Fear of Storms: Validation of the Storm-Related Safety Behavior Scale.” the paper is now published online, and can be found here.

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PhD student Hanna McCabe-Bennett began her predoctoral residency at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton on September 1, 2017.  She will be completing a major rotation in the Anxiety Treatment and Research Clinic and minor rotations in neuropsychology and dialectical behaviour therapy.

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Dr. Martin Antony will receive two awards from Ryerson University at the annual Ryerson Awards Night on March 26, 2015. The first of these is the 2014 Yeates School of Graduate Studies (YSGS) Outstanding Contribution to Graduate Education Award. This award recognizes faculty excellence in the complex process of mentoring graduate students to prepare them…

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