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Elizabeth Yeater

Associate Professor

Director Clinical Training (DCT)

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(505) 277-0632
Logan Hall, 130
Ph.D., University of Nevada, Reno, 2001
Curriculum vitae

Research Area/s:

Clinical Psychology

Research Interests:

  • My research program attempts to identify cognitive and behavioral processes involved in the sexual victimization and revictimization of women by using a social information processing model (SIP) as a general framework and methods borrowed from cognitive science

Selected Publications

  • Yeater, E. A., & Viken, R. J. (2010). Factors affecting women’s response choices to dating and social situations. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 25, 1411-1428.

  • Yeater, E. A., Austin, J. L., Stump, M. J., & Smith, J. E. (2010). Coping mediates the relationship between trauma symptoms and alcohol use in homeless, ethnically-diverse women. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 2, 307-310.

  • Yeater, E. A., Treat, T. A., Viken, R. J., & McFall, R. M. (2010). Cognitive processes underlying women’s risk judgments: Associations with sexual victimization history and rape myth acceptance. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 78(3), 375-386.

  • Yeater, E. A., McFall, R. M., & Viken, R. J. (2011). The relationship between women’s response effectiveness and a history of sexual victimization. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 26, 462-478.

  • Yeater, E. A., Miller, G. F., Rinehart, J. K., & Nason, E. E. (2012). Trauma and sex surveys meet minimal risk standards: Implications for Internal Review Boards. Psychological Science, 23 (7), 780-787.

Courses Taught

  • PSY 538  Introduction to Clinical Science

  • PSY 450/650  Seminar in Psychological Trauma

  • PSY 332  Abnormal Behavior


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