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Dozois, D. J. A. (2023, November). Improving outcomes in cognitive therapy for depression by targeting interpersonal schemas and risk factors. Invited address presented at the annual meeting of the Ontario Psychological Association, Toronto, Ontario.

Ying, F., Murphy, G. C., Hicks, O., Wilde, J. L., Dozois, D. J. A. (2023, June). The association between partner schemas, depression, and relationship health across time. Poster presented at the Canadian Psychological Association Convention. Toronto, Ontario.

Murphy, G. C., Hicks, O., Ying, F., Mental Health Research Canada, & Dozois, D. J. A. (2023, June). COVID-19 in Canada: Positive and negative impacts on the mental health of individuals experiencing depression and anxiety. Poster presented at the Canadian Psychological Association Convention. Toronto, Ontario.

Ying, F., Murphy, G. C., Hicks, O., Mental Health Research Canada, & Dozois, D. J. A. (2023, June). Barriers to accessing mental health care across Canada during the COVID-19 pandemic. Poster presented at the Canadian Psychological Association Convention. Toronto, Ontario.

Hicks, O., Ying, F., Murphy, G. C., Mental Health Research Canada, & Dozois, D. J. A. (2023, June). Suicidality trends in Canada during COVID-19: An era of social isolation. Poster presented at the Canadian Psychological Association Convention. Toronto, Ontario.

Rnic, K., Dozois, D. J. A., Battaglini, A., Jopling, E., & LeMoult, J. (2023, March). Emotion regulation mediates the prospective association of self-schemas with the generation of stress: results of two longitudinal studies of depressed and community adults. Paper presented at the Society for Affective Science conference, Long Beach, California.

Santee, A. C.*, Rnic, K.*, Chang, K. K., Chen, R. X., Hoffmeister, J., Liu, H., LeMoult, J.+, Dozois, D. J. A.+, & Starr, L R.+ (2022, September). A generation of stress generation: A meta-analytic review of risk and protective factors across 30 years of research. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Research in Psychopathology, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
(* Co-first authors. + Co-senior authors)

Rnic, K.*, Santee, A.*, Hoffmeister, J., Liu, H., Chang, K. K., Chen, R. X., Neufeld, R. W. J., Machado, D. A., Starr, L. R.+, Dozois, D. J. A.+, & LeMoult, J.+ (2022, June). A generation of stress generation: Two collaborative meta-analytic reviews of 30 years of research. [Invited paper presentation]. Stress, Development, and Psychopathology Conference. Montreal, Quebec.
(* Co-first authors. + Co-senior authors)

Rnic, K., Santee, S., Dozois, D. J. A., Hoffmeister, J., Liu, H., Chang, K. K., Chen, R., Neufeld, R. W. J., Machado, D., Starr, L. R., & LeMoult, J. (2022, May). The vicious cycle of psychopathology and stress generation: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, Illinois.

Sivakumar, P., Machado, D., Wilde, J., & Dozois, D. J. A. (2022, May). The effects of self-, partner-, and "close-other" schema structures on dyadic relationship outcomes. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Association of Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies, Vancouver, British Columbia (virtual conference).

Dozois, D. J. A. (2021, July). The importance of interpersonal schemas in relationship functioning. Paper presented virtually at the International Congress of Psychology, Prague, Czech Republic.

Hofmann, S., & Dozois, D. J. A. (2021, June). Tailoring education for the psychology community and facilitating partnerships among psychology, primary care, and psychiatry. Presented to the Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.

Dozois, D. J. A. (2021, May). The importance of interpersonal connectedness: From psychopathology to well-being. Paper (CPA Clinical Section Featured Speaker) presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association virtual conference.

Holmqvist, M., Drapeau, M., Piotrowski, A. S., Dozois, D. J. A., & Korner, A. (2021, May). Evidence-based practice 2.0: The next phase of PSY+. Workshop presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, virtual conference.

Wilde, J., Gillies, J. C. P., & Dozois, D. J. A. (2021, May). A test of the dyadic partner-schema model of relationship distress and depression. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Association of Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies, virtual conference.

Gillies, J. C. P., Wilde, J., & Dozois, D. J. A. (2021, May). Relative effectiveness of three commonly used sad mood induction procedures: replication and extension. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Association of Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies, virtual conference.

Dozois, D. J. A. (2021, May). It's not just me: Exploring interpersonal processes in anxiety disorders and how cognitive behaviour therapy can adapt. Discussant. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Association of Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies, virtual conference.

Rundle, S. M., Thiruchselvam, T., Bagby, M., Dozois, D. J. A., & Quilty, L. (May, 2021). Pre-treatment optimism: A unique predictor of post-treatment symptom severity in patients with major depressive disorder. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Association of Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies, virtual conference.

Rnic, K., & Dozois, D. J. A. (2021, March). Baseline and stress-induced cognitive control deficits and pro-inflammatory cytokines in currently, remitted, and never depressed individuals. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, virtual conference.

Dozois, D. J. A. (2020, December). How to live fully: Lessons from psychological science. Keynote address presented at the International Association of Applied Psychology, Centennial Congress, virtual conference.

Holmqvist, M. E., Drapeau, M., Wolfe, V., Mushquash, C., Mushquash, A., Korner, A., Pennestri, Gosselin, J., Dozois, D. J. A., Piotrowski, A. S., Lavoie, K., & Tasca, G. (2019, June). Putting the evidence into practice: A new online resource for Canadian psychologists. Workshop presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Dozois, D. J. A. (2018, September). Evidence-based practice of psychological assessment and treatment: Solutions for overcoming barriers to effective implementation. Invited keynote address presented at the Annual Meeting and Professional Development Day of the Psychologists Association of Alberta and the College of Alberta Psychologists, Calgary, Alberta.

Thiruchselvam, T., Bagby, M., Dozois, D. J. A., & Quilty, L. C. (2018, September). Patient outcome expectancy in cognitive behavioural therapy and pharmacotherapy for major depressive disorder: Results from a randomized controlled trial. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Psychiatric Association, Toronto, Ontario.

Liu, P., Vandermeer, M., Joanisse, M., Barch, D., Dozois, D. J. A., & Hayden, E. P. (2018, September). Associations between brain structure and depressogenic self-schematic processing in childhood. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Research in Psychopathology, Indianapolis, Indiana.

Wilde, J., & Dozois, D. J. A. (2018, June). Self- and partner-schemata: Links with depressive symptoms, relationship dysfunction, and distress-maintaining attributions. Poster presented at the 29th International Congress of Applied Psychology, Montreal, Quebec.

Gillies, J. & Dozois, D. J. A. (2018, June). Relative effectiveness of three commonly used sad mood induction procedures (MIPs). Poster presented at the 29th International Congress of Applied Psychology, Montreal, Quebec.

Tomlinson, M. F., Dozois, D. J. A., & Wright, J. (2018, June). Dysfunctional attitudes mediate the relationship between problematic alcohol use and depression. Paper presented at the 29th International Congress of Applied Psychology, Montreal, Quebec.

Holmqvist, M., Barnes, J., Bieling, P., Dozois, D. J. A., Drapeau, M., & Tasca, G. (2018, June). Searching for the "best available evidence": How can we provide access to high quality clinical practice guidelines for Canadian psychologists. Paper presented at the 29th International Congress of Applied Psychology, Montreal, Quebec.

Quigley, L., Bagby, R. M., Dozois, D. J. A., & Quilty, L. C. (2018, May). Cognitive change in cognitive behavioural therapy versus pharmacotherapy for depression: A longitudinal mediation analysis. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Association of Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies, Vancouver, British Columbia.

Rnic, K., & Dozois, D. J. A. (2017, November). Early maladaptive schemas and social rejection moderate theory of mind. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, San Diego, California.

Wilde, J., & Dozois, D. J. A. (2017, November). Cognitive vulnerability to relational dysfunction in depression: The role of cognitive organization of self- and partner schemata. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, San Diego, California.

Szota, L. K., Dozois, D. J. A., & Goldberg, R. (2017, November). Cognitive organization and depression: The mediation role of interpretation biases. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, San Diego, California.

Rnic, K., & Dozois, D. J. A. (2017, September). Self-referent information processing biases and rejection enhance theory of mind in dysphoric women: Evidence for valence specificity. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Research in Psychopathology, Denver, Colorado.

Thiruchselvam, T., Bagby, R. M., Dozois, D. J. A., & Quilty, L. C. (2017, September). Patient outcome expectancy in cognitive behavioural therapy and pharmacotherapy for major depressive disorder: Results from a randomized controlled trial. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Psychiatric Association, Ottawa, Ontario.

Dozois, D. J. A., & Rnic, K. (2017, July). The generation of interpersonal stress and responses to rejection in depression. In D. J. A. Dozois (Chair), Interpersonal stress and depression (invited symposium). Paper presented at the European Congress of Psychology, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Dozois, D. J. A. (2017, June). Presidential address – Not the years in your life, but the life in your years: Lessons from Canadian psychology on living fully. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, Toronto, Ontario.

Barnes, J., Holmqvist, Bieling, P., Dozois, D., Drapeau, M., & Tasca, G. (2017, June). Resources for clinical practice. Guidelines in clinical psychology: An environmental scan. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, Toronto, Ontario.

Szota, L. K., Wilde, J., Gillies, J. C. P., Dozois, D. J. A., & Hayden, E. P. (2017, June). Maternal transmission of cognitive vulnerabilities in depression. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, Toronto, Ontario.

Goldberg, R., Szota, L. K., & Dozois, D. J. A. (2017, June). The effects of cognitive organization and mood priming on information processing. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, Toronto, Ontario.

Gillies, J. C. P., Szota, L. K., Wilde, J., Dozois, D. J. A., & Martin, R. A. (2017, June). Examining the structure of the Young Schema Questionnaire-Short Form in a non-psychiatric undergraduate sample. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, Toronto, Ontario.

Wilde, J., Gillies, J. C. P., Szota, L. K., Dozois, D. J. A., & Martin, R. A. (2017, June). The role of emotional intelligence and self-criticism in depressive symptoms. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, Toronto, Ontario.

Dozois, D. J. A., Milyavskaya, M., & Walker, L. (2017, June). President’s New Research Award Symposium (Chair), Canadian Psychological Association, Toronto, Ontario.

Thiruchselvam, T., Bagby, R. M., Dozois, D. J. A., & Quilty, L. C. (2017, May). The effect of patient outcome expectancy on the reduction of depression: Exploring the potential mechanism of change in cognition. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Association of Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies, Ottawa, Ontario.

Rnic, K., & Dozois, D. J. A. (2016, October). Early maladaptive schemas and persistence of effects of social rejection. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, New York.

Rnic, K., & Dozois, D. J. A. (2016, October). Social rejection influences theory of mind abilities in women with anxious attachment or depressive symptoms. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Research in Psychopathology, Baltimore, Maryland.

Dozois, D. J. A. (2016, September). Well-being: The heart of the 2030 agenda, Discussant. Presented at the United Nations event: Mental health and well-being, United Nations, New York Headquarters.

Dozois, D. J. A. (2016, July). The scientist-practitioner gap: Tools to enhance evidence-based practice. Invited address presented at the 31st International Congress of Psychology, Yokohama, Japan

Dozois, D. J. A. & McDermott, R. (2016, July). Changes in self-schema structure in a randomized controlled prevention trial of cognitive therapy and attention bias modification for depression. In D. J. A. Dozois (Chair), Preventative interventions for depression (invited symposium). Paper presented at the 31st International Congress of Psychology, Yokohama, Japan.

Rnic, K., Squires, S. D., & Dozois, D. J. A. (2016, July). Cognitive behavioral therapy in cancer patients: A meta-analysis of treatment outcomes. Paper presented at the 31st International Congress of Psychology, Yokohama, Japan.

Machado, D. A., Dozois, D. J. A., Shumlich, E., Rnic, K. N., & Maolino, N. B. (2016, July). Cognitive schemas as predictors of depressive relapse. Paper presented at the 31st International Congress of Psychology, Yokohama, Japan.

Dozois, D. J. A. (2016, June). A multi-modal examination of interpersonal factors in the development and maintenance of depression: Discussant. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, Victoria, British Columbia.

Wilde, J., Rnic, K., Dozois, D. J. A., & Martin, R. A. (2016, June). Early maladaptive schemas and depression: The mediating role of interpersonal competence. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, Victoria, British Columbia.

Rnic, K., Hanna, J., Cunningham, S., & Dozois, D. J. A. (2016, June). Social rejection influences theory of mind abilities in women with depressive symptoms. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, Victoria, British Columbia.

Rnic, K., Dozois, D. J. A., & Martin, R. A. (2016, May). Cognitive distortions, humor styles and depression. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Association of Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies, Hamilton, Ontario.

Reid, G.J., Wade, T., Stewart, M., Vingilis, E. Dozois, D.J.A., Wetmore, S., Jordan, J., Dickie, G., Osmun, T., Brown, J.B., & Zaric G. (2015, November). Clinical significance and treatment of sleep problems amongst preschoolers. Poster presented at the Pediatric Sleep Medicine Conference, Amelia Island, Florida.

Rnic, K., Cunningham, S., Hanna, J., & Dozois, D. J. A. (2015, November). Persistence of effects of social rejection in depressed individuals. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Chicago, Illinois.

Rnic, K., Dozois, D. J. A., & Machado, D. (2015, October). A meta-analytic review of stress generation in unipolar depression. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Research in Psychopathology, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Rnic, K., & Dozois, D. J. A. (2015, August). Behavioural, not cognitive, avoidance predicts interpersonal stress generation in depressed adults. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Ontario.

Rnic, K., & Dozois, D. J. A. (2015, June). Cognitive and behavioral predictors of stress generation in depressed adults. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, Ottawa, Ontario.

Evraire, L. E., & Dozois, D. J. A. (2015, June). The role of attachment styles on the relationship between daily excessive reassurance seeking and trust. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, Ottawa, Ontario.

McDermott, R., & Dozois, D. J. A. (2015, June). Changes in depression symptomatology and cognitive processes: A randomized prevention trial. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, Ottawa, Ontario.

Rnic, K., & Dozois, D. J. A. (2015, June). Negative urgency predicts interpersonal stress generation in depressed adults. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, Ottawa, Ontario.

Shamblaw, A. L., Botha, F. B., & Dozois, D. J. A. (2015, June). Acculturation is related to reduced depression stigma among Canadian university students of Asian origin. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, Ottawa, Ontario.

Dozois, D. J. A. (2015, June). Advances in transdiagnostic approaches to understanding and treating psychopathology: Discussant. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, Ottawa, Ontario.