Faculty Profile

Camilo Ruggero

Title
Professor
Department
Psychology
College
College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

    

Education

PhD, University of Miami (internship at Brown University), 2006.
Major: Clinical Psychology
MS, University of Miami, 2003.
Major: Clinical Psychology
BA, University of Texas, Austin, 1997.
Major: Plan II Honors Program

Current Scheduled Teaching*

PSYC 6950.721, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2023
PSYC 5950.721, Master's Thesis, Spring 2023
PSYC 6900.721, Special Problems, Spring 2023
PSYC 6950.704, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2022
PSYC 5950.704, Master's Thesis, Fall 2022
PSYC 6900.704, Special Problems, Fall 2022

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

PSYC 6950.727, Doctoral Dissertation, Summer 10W 2022
PSYC 5950.721, Master's Thesis, Summer 10W 2022
PSYC 6950.721, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2022
PSYC 5950.721, Master's Thesis, Spring 2022
PSYC 6900.721, Special Problems, Spring 2022
PSYC 6950.704, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2021
PSYC 5950.704, Master's Thesis, Fall 2021
PSYC 6820.702, Practicum, Fall 2021 SPOT
PSYC 6900.704, Special Problems, Fall 2021
PSYC 5900.735, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2021
PSYC 6950.704, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2021
PSYC 5950.704, Master's Thesis, Spring 2021
PSYC 4900.704, Special Problems, Spring 2021
PSYC 6950.704, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2020
PSYC 5950.704, Master's Thesis, Fall 2020
PSYC 6950.704, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2020
PSYC 5950.704, Master's Thesis, Spring 2020
PSYC 6900.704, Special Problems, Spring 2020
PSYC 6900.704, Special Problems, Spring 8W2 2020
PSYC 6950.704, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2019
PSYC 5900.704, Special Problems, Fall 8W2 2019
PSYC 6950.704, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2019
PSYC 6950.704, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2018
PSYC 5950.704, Master's Thesis, Fall 2018
PSYC 5700.001, Quantitative Methods I, Fall 2018 SPOT
PSYC 5700.002, Quantitative Methods I, Fall 8W2 2018
PSYC 6950.704, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2018
PSYC 5950.704, Master's Thesis, Spring 2018
PSYC 6950.704, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2017
PSYC 5950.704, Master's Thesis, Fall 2017
PSYC 6950.704, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2017
PSYC 5950.704, Master's Thesis, Spring 2017
PSYC 6950.704, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2016
PSYC 5950.704, Master's Thesis, Fall 2016
PSYC 6810.001, Multivariate Procedures in Psychology, Fall 2016 SPOT
PSYC 6950.704, Doctoral Dissertation, Summer 10W 2016
PSYC 6950.704, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2016
PSYC 6610.704, Independent Research, Spring 2016
PSYC 5950.704, Master's Thesis, Spring 2016
PSYC 5710.001, Quantitative Methods II, Spring 2016 SPOT
PSYC 6900.704, Special Problems, Spring 2016
PSYC 6950.704, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2015
PSYC 6610.704, Independent Research, Fall 2015
PSYC 5950.704, Master's Thesis, Fall 2015
PSYC 5700.001, Quantitative Methods I, Fall 2015 SPOT
PSYC 6900.704, Special Problems, Fall 2015
PSYC 5950.704, Master's Thesis, Summer 10W 2015
PSYC 6950.704, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2015
PSYC 5950.704, Master's Thesis, Spring 2015
PSYC 5710.001, Quantitative Methods II, Spring 2015
PSYC 6950.704, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2014
PSYC 5950.704, Master's Thesis, Fall 2014
PSYC 5700.001, Quantitative Methods I, Fall 2014
PSYC 6950.704, Doctoral Dissertation, Summer 10W 2014
PSYC 6950.704, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2014
PSYC 5950.704, Master's Thesis, Spring 2014
PSYC 6830.704, Practicum, Spring 2014
PSYC 5710.001, Quantitative Methods II, Spring 2014
PSYC 6950.704, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2013
PSYC 1630.003, General Psychology I, Fall 2013 Syllabus
PSYC 5950.704, Master's Thesis, Fall 2013
PSYC 5700.001, Quantitative Methods I, Fall 2013
PSYC 5950.704, Master's Thesis, Summer 10W 2013
PSYC 6900.704, Special Problems, Summer 10W 2013
PSYC 4951.704, Honors College Capstone Thesis, Spring 2013
PSYC 4950.704, Honors Thesis, Spring 2013
PSYC 5950.704, Master's Thesis, Spring 2013
PSYC 6810.001, Multivariate Procedures in Psychology, Spring 2013
PSYC 5710.001, Quantitative Methods II, Spring 2013
PSYC 4910.704, Special Problems, Spring 2013
PSYC 5950.704, Master's Thesis, Fall 2012
PSYC 5700.001, Quantitative Methods I, Fall 2012
PSYC 4900.704, Special Problems, Fall 2012
PSYC 6900.704, Special Problems, Fall 2012
PSYC 5950.704, Master's Thesis, Summer 10W 2012
PSYC 6820.703, Practicum, Summer 10W 2012
PSYC 5900.704, Special Problems, Summer 10W 2012
PSYC 5950.704, Master's Thesis, Spring 2012
PSYC 6830.702, Practicum, Spring 2012
PSYC 5710.001, Quantitative Methods II, Spring 2012
PSYC 5950.704, Master's Thesis, Fall 2011
PSYC 5700.001, Quantitative Methods I, Fall 2011
PSYC 5950.704, Master's Thesis, Summer 10W 2011
PSYC 5950.704, Master's Thesis, Spring 2011
PSYC 6810.001, Multivariate Procedures in Psychology, Spring 2011
PSYC 5710.001, Quantitative Methods II, Spring 2011
PSYC 5950.704, Master's Thesis, Fall 2010
PSYC 5700.001, Quantitative Methods I, Fall 2010
PSYC 5950.704, Master's Thesis, Spring 2010
PSYC 5710.001, Quantitative Methods II, Spring 2010
PSYC 5700.001, Quantitative Methods I, Fall 2009

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Published Publications

Published Intellectual Contributions

Abstracts and Proceedings
Velthorst, E., Fett, A., Reichenberg, A., Ruggero, C., Callahan, J. L., Bromet, E., Kotov, R., Janecka, M. (2018). F213. Eighteen-Year Course of Cognitive Functioning in Psychotic Disorders. Other. 83(9), S321-S322. Elsevier BV. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biopsych.2018.02.827
Fett, A., Velthorst, E., Reichenberg, A., Ruggero, C., Callahan, J. L., Bromet, E. J., Kotov, R. (2018). 24.3 EIGHTEEN-YEAR COURSE OF COGNITIVE FUNCTIONING IN PSYCHOTIC DISORDERS: FINDINGS FROM THE SUFFOLK COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH LONGITUDINAL STUDY. Schizophrenia Bulletin. 44(suppl_1), S40-S40. Oxford University Press (OUP). http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/schbul/sby014.098
Book Review
Ruggero, C. (2007). Depression and Personality: Conceptual and Clinical Challenges.
Journal Article
Farmer, H., Slavish, D. C., Ruggero, C., Kelly, K. S. (2022). Racial/ethnic variations in inflammatory markers: Exploring the role of sleep duration and sleep efficiency. Journal of Behavioral Medicine.
Taylor, D., Dietch, J., Wardle-Pinkston, S., Slavish, D., Messman, B., Ruggero, C., Kelly, K. S. (2022). The Shift Work Disorder Index: Initial validation and psychosocial associations in a sample of nurses. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine.
Slavish, D., Contractor, A., Dietch, J., Messman, B., Lucke, H., Briggs,, Ruggero, C., Kelly, K. S., Kohut,, Taylor, D. (2022). Characterizing patterns of nurses’ daily sleep health: A latent profile analysis,.
Slavish, D., Dietch, J., Messman, B., Garcia, O., Kelly, K. S., Ruggero, C. (2022). Daily stress and sleep associations vary by work schedule: A between- and within-person analysis in nurses. Journal of Sleep Research.
Forbes, M., Ruggero, C. (2021). A detailed hierarchical model of psychopathology: From individual symptoms up to the general factor of psychopathology. Clinical Psychological Science.
DeYoung, C. G., Kotov, R., Krueger, R., Cicero, D. C., Conway, C. C., Eaton, N. R., Forbes, M. K., Hallquist, M., Jonas, K., Latzman, R. D., Rodriguez-Seijas, C. A., Ruggero, C., Simms, L., Waldman, I., Waszczuk, M., Widiger, T. A., Wright, A. G. (2021). Answering questions about the Hierarchical Taxonomy of Psychopathology (HiTOP): Analogies to whales and sharks miss the boat. Clinical Psychological Science.
Oltmanns, J., Ruggero, C. (2021). Artificial Intelligence language predictors of two-year trauma-related outcomes.. Journal of Psychiatric Research.
Ruggero, C. (2021). Association of attention and memory biases for negative stimuli with post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms. Journal of Affective Disorders.
Cicero, D. C., Ruggero, C. (2021). Commentary– Opening a can of worms: the importance of testing the measurement invariance of hierarchical models of psychopathology – a commentary on He and Li (2020). Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry. 62, 299-302. Wiley. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jcpp.13353
Watson, D., Ruggero, C. (2021). The Development of Preliminary HiTOP Internalizing Spectrum Scales. Assessment.
Kotov, R., Krueger, R., Watson, D., Cicero, D. C., Conway, C., DeYoung, C., Eaton, N., Forbes,, Hallquist, M., Latzman, R., Mullins-Sweatt, S., Ruggero, C., Simms, L., Waldman, I., Waszczuk, M., Wright, (2021). The Hierarchical Taxonomy of Psychopathology (HiTOP): A Quantitative Nosology Based on Consensus of Evidence. Annual Review of Clinical Psychology. 17, 83-108. Prosper:. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85101867124&partnerID=MN8TOARS
Dietch, J., Ruggero, C. (2021). The Nightmare Disorder Index: development and initial validation in a sample of nurses. Sleep.
Waszczuk, M., Ruggero, C. (2021). The prognostic utility of personality traits versus past psychiatric diagnoses: Predicting future mental health and functioning. Clinical Psychological Science.
Schuler, K. L., Ruggero, C., Mahaffey, B., Gonzalez, A., Callahan, J. L., Boals, A., Waszczuk, M. A., Luft, B. J., Kotov, R. (2021). When hindsight is not 20/20: Assessment of PTSD predominantly captures worst, not average, symptoms. Assessment. 28, 238-247.
Ruggero, C., Schuler, K., Waszczuk, M., Callahan, J. L., Contractor, A., Luft, B., Kotov, R. (2021). Posttraumatic stress disorder in daily life among World Trade Center responders: Temporal symptom cascades. Journal of Psychiatric Research.
Garcia, O., Slavish, D., Dietch, J., Messman, B., Contractor, A., Kelly, K. S., Ruggero, C. (2021). What goes around comes around: Nightmares and daily stress are bidirectionally associated in nurses. Stress and Health.
Walker, J., Slavish, D., Dolan, M., Taylor, D. J., Dietch, J., Wardle-Pinkston, S., Messman, B., Ruggero, C., Kohut, M., Kelly, K. S. (2021). Age-dependent associations among insomnia, depression, and inflammation in nurses. Psychology and Health.
Dornbach-Bender, A., Ruggero, C., Smith, P., Schuler, K., Bennett, C. B., Neumann, C. S., Callahan, J. L. (2020). Association of behavioral activation system sensitivity to lower level facets of positive affect in daily life. Personality and Individual Differences. 152, 109570. Pergamon.
Dornbach-Bender, A., Ruggero, C., Smith, P., Schuler, K., Bennett, C. B., Neumann, C. S., Callahan, J. L. (2020). Association of behavioral activation system sensitivity to lower level facets of positive affect in daily life. Personality and Individual Differences. 152, 109570.
Ruggero, C., Bennett, C., Sever, A., Yanouri, L. (2020). eHealth to redress psychotherapy access barriers both new and old: A review of reviews and meta-analyses. Journal of Psychotherapy Integration. 30(2), 188-207.
Hopwood, C. J., Bagby, R. M., Gralnick, T., Roe, E., Ruggero, C., Mullins-Sweatt, S., Kotov, R., Bach, B. S., Cicero, D., Krueger, R. K., Patrick, C. J., Chmielewski, M., Deyong, C. G., Docherty, A. R., Eaton, N. R., Ivanova, M. Y., Latzman, R. D., Pincus, A. L., Samuel, D. B., Waugh, M. H., Wright, A. G., Zimmerman, J. (2020). Integrating psychotherapy with the Hierarchical Taxonomy of Psychopathology (HiTOP). 30, 477-497.
Fett, A., Velthorst, E., Reichenberg, A., Ruggero, C., Callahan, J. L., Fochtmann, L., Carlson, G., Perlman, G., Bromet, E., Kotov, R. (2020). Long-term changes in cognitive functioning in psychotic disorders. Findings from the Suffolk County Mental Health Project. JAMA Psychiatry. 77, 387-396.
Dornbach-Bender, A., Ruggero, C., Schuler, K., Contractor, A. A., Waszczuk, M., Bromet, E., Luft, B., Kotov, R. (2020). Positive and negative affect in the daily life of World Trade Center responders with PTSD: An ecological momentary assessment study. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy. 12, 75-83.
Slavish, D., Taylor, D. J., Dietch, J., Wardle-Pinkston, S., Messman, B., Ruggero, C., Kohut, M., Kelly, K. S. (2020). Intraindividual variability in sleep and levels of systemic inflammation in nurses. Psychosomatic Medicine.
Conway, C. C., Forbes, M. K., Forbush, K. T., Fried, E. I., Hallquist, M. N., Kotov, R., Mullins-Sweatt, S. N., Shackman, A. J., Skodol, A. E., South, S. C., Sunderland, M., Waszczuk, M. A., Zald, D. H., Afzali, M. H., Bornovalova, M. A., Carragher, N., Docherty, A. R., Jonas, K. G., Krueger, R. F., Patalay, P., Pincus, A. L., Tackett, J. L., Reininghaus, U., Waldman, I. D., Wright, Aidan G. C.,, Zimmermann, J., Bach, B., Bagby, R. M., Chmielewski, M., Cicero, D. C., Clark, L. A., Dalgleish, T., DeYoung, C. G., Hopwood, C. J., Ivanova, M. Y., Latzman, R. D., Patrick, C. J., Ruggero, C., Samuel, D. B., Watson, D., Eaton, N. R. (2019). A Hierarchical Taxonomy of Psychopathology Can Transform Mental Health Research. Other. 14(3), 419-436.
Dornbach-Bender, A., Ruggero, C., Bain, K., Smith, P., Schuler, K., Callahan, J. L. (2019). Attention for emotion associated with hypomanic personality traits: Eye-tracking reveals a positive bias independent of mood. 32, 30-35.
Kilmer, E. D., Villarreal, C., Janis, B. M., Callahan, J. L., Ruggero, C., Kilmer, J. N., Love, P. K., Cox, R. J. (2019). Differential early termination is tied to client race/ethnicity status.. Practice Innovations. 4, 88-98.
Ruggero, C., Callahan, J., Dornbach-Bender, A., Tackett, J., Kotov, R. (2019). Disquiet in nosology: A primer on an emerging, empirically-based approach to classifying mental illness and implications for training. The Behavior Therapist. 42, 208-211.
Ruggero, C., Kotov, R. R., Hopwood, C., First, M., Clark, L., Skodol, A. E., Mullins-Sweatt, S. N., Patrick, C. J., Bach, B., Cicero, D. C., Docherty, A., Simms, L. J., Bagby, R., Krueger, R. F., Callahan, J. L., Chmielewski, M., Conway, C. C., De Clercq, B., Dornbach-Bender, A., Eaton, N. R., Forbes, M. K., Forbush, K. T., Haltigan, J. D., Miller, j. D., Morey, L. C., Patalay, P., Regier, D. A., Reininghaus, U., Shackman, A. J., Waszczuk, M. A., Watson, D., Wright, A. G., Zimmerman, J. (2019). Integrating the Hierarchical Taxonomy of Psychopathology into Clinical Practice. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology.
Dietch, J., Ruggero, C., Schuler, K., Taylor, D., Luft, B., Kotov, R. (2019). Posttraumatic Stress Disorder symptoms and sleep in the daily lives of World Trade Center responders. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology. 24(6), 689-702.
Rodriguez-Seijas, C., Ruggero, C., Eaton, N., Kueger, R. (2019). The DSM-5 Alternative Model for Personality Disorders and clinical treatment: A review. Current Psychiatry Reviews. 6(284-298), .
Waszczuk, M., Ruggero, C. (2019). The role of modifiable health-related behaviors in the association between PTSD and respiratory illness. Behavior Research and Therapy. 115, 64-72.
Carlew, A. R., Schuler, K. L., Ruggero, C., Callahan, J. L., Luft, B. J., Kotov, R. (2019). Factor Structure of the CVLT-II Short Form: Evidence From a Trauma-Exposed Sample. Assessment. 26, 976-983. SAGE Publications.
Hopwood, C. J., Krueger, R. F., Watson, D., Widiger, T. A., Althoff, R. R., Ansell, E. B., Bach, B., Bagby, R. M., Blais, M. A., Bornovalova, M. A., Chmielewski, M., Cicero, D. C., Conway, C., De Clerq, B., De Fruyt, F., Docherty, A. R., Eaton, N. R., Edens, J. F., Forbes, M. K., Forbush, K. T., Hengartner, M. P., Ivanova, M. Y., Leising, D., Lukowitsky, M. R., Lynam, D. R., Markon, K. E., Miller, J. D., Morey, L. C., Mullins-Sweatt, S. N., Ormel, J., Patrick, C. J., Pincus, A. L., Ruggero, C., Samuel, D. B., Sellbom, M., Tackett, J. L., Thomas, K. M., Trull, T. J., Vachon, D. D., Waldman, I. D., Waszczuk, M. A., Waugh, M. H., Wright AGC,, Yalch, M. M., Zald, D. H., Zimmermann, J. (2019). Commentary on "The Challenge of Transforming the Diagnostic System of Personality Disorders".. Journal of Personality Disorders. 1-4.
Docherty, A. R., Fonseca-Pedrero, E., Debbane, M., Chan, Raymond C. K.,, Linscott, R. J., Jonas, K. G., Cicero, D. C., Green, M. J., Simms, L. J., Mason, O., Watson, D., Ettinger, U., Waszczuk, M., Rapp, A., Grant, P., Kotov, R., De Young, Colin G.,, Ruggero, C., Eaton, N. R., Krueger, R. F., Patrick, C., Hopwood, C., O'Neill, F. A., Zald, D. H., Conway, C. C., Adkins, D. E., Waldman, I. D., van Os, Jim,, Sullivan, P. F., Anderson, J. S., Shabalin, A. A., Sponheim, S. R., Taylor, S. F., Grazioplene, R. G., Bacanu, S. A., Bigdeli, T. B., Haenschel, C., Malaspina, D., Gooding, D. C., Nicodemus, K., Schultze-Lutter, F., Barrantes-Vidal, N., Mohr, C., Carpenter, W. T., Cohen, A. S. (2018). Enhancing Psychosis-Spectrum Nosology Through an International Data Sharing Initiative. Schizophrenia Bulletin. 44, S460-S467.
Cloutier, R., Liu, K., Kearns, N., Ruggero, C., Lewis, S., Blumenthal, H. (2018). Post-traumatic stress severity is associated with coping motives for alcohol use among in-patient and community-recruited adolescents. Anxiety, Stress, & Coping. 31, 500-513.
Krueger, R. F., Kotov, R., Watson, D., Forbes, M. K., Eaton, N. R., Ruggero, C., Simms, L. J., Widiger, T. A., Achenbach, T. M., Bach, B., Bagby, R. M., Bornovalova, M. A., Carpenter, W. T., Chmielewski, M., Cicero, D. C., Clark, L. A., Conway, C., De Clercq, Barbara,, De Young, Colin G.,, Docherty, A. R., Drislane, L. E., First, M. B., Forbush, K. T., Hallquist, M., Haltigan, J. D., Hopwood, C. J., Ivanova, M. Y., Jonas, K. G., Latzman, R. D., Markon, K. E., Miller, J. D., Morey, L. C., Mullins-Sweatt, S. N., Ormel, J., Patalay, P., Patrick, C. J., Pincus, A. L., Regier, D. A., Reininghaus, U., Rescorla, L. A., Samuel, D. B., Sellbom, M., Shackman, A. J., Skodol, A., Slade, T., South, S. C., Sunderland, M., Tackett, J. L., Venables, N. C., Waldman, I. D., Waszczuk, M. A., Waugh, M. H., Wright, Aidan G. C.,, Zald, D. H., Zimmermann, J. (2018). Progress in achieving quantitative classification of psychopathology. Other. 17(3), 282-293.
Taylor, D. J., Wilkerson, A., Pruiksma, K., Williams, J., Ruggero, C., Hale, W., Mintz, J., Organeck, K., Nicholson, K., Litz, B., Young-McCaughan, S., Dondanville, K., Borah, E., Brundige, A., Peterson, A., (2018). Reliability of the Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-5 Sleep Disorders Module. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine. 14(3), 459-464.
Hopwood, C. J., Kotov, R., Krueger, R. F., Watson, D., Widiger, T. A., Althoff, R. R., Ansell, E. B., Bach, B., Bagby, R. M., Blais, M. A., Bornovalova, M. A., Chmielewski, M., Cicero, D. C., Conway, C., De Clercq, Barbara,, De Fruyt, Filip,, Docherty, A. R., Eaton, N. R., Edens, J. F., Forbes, M. K., Forbush, K. T., Hengartner, M. P., Ivanova, M. Y., Leising, D., Livesley, W. J., Lukowitsky, M. R., Lynam, D. R., Markon, K. E., Miller, J. D., Morey, L. C., Mullins-Sweatt, S. N., Ormel, J. H., Patrick, C. J., Pincus, A. L., Ruggero, C., Samuel, D. B., Sellbom, M., Slade, T., Tackett, J. L., Thomas, K. M., Trull, T. J., Vachon, D. D., Waldman, I. D., Waszczuk, M. A., Waugh, M. H., Wright, Aidan G. C.,, Yalch, M. M., Zald, D. H., Zimmermann, J. (2018). The time has come for dimensional personality disorder diagnosis. Other. 12(1), 82-86.
Callahan, J. L., Smotherman, J., Dziurzynski, K., Love, P. K., Davis, E. C., Niemann, Y. F., Ruggero, C. (2018). Diversity in the professional psychology training-to-workforce pipeline: Results from doctoral psychology student population data. Training and Education in Professional Psychology. 12(4), 273-285.
Kotov, R., Ruggero, C., Krueger, R. F., Watson, D., Zimmerman, M. (2018). The perils of hierarchical exclusion rules: A further word of caution.. Other. 35(9), 903-904.
Waszczuk, M. A., Li, K., Ruggero, C., Clouston SAP,, Luft, B. J., Kotov, R. (2018). Maladaptive Personality Traits and 10-Year Course of Psychiatric and Medical Symptoms and Functional Impairment Following Trauma.. Other. 52(8), 697-712.
Chatterton, J., Petrie, T. A., Liu, K., Ruggero, C. (2017). Bulimic symptomatology among male collegiate athletes: A Test of an Etiological Model. Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology. 39, 313-326. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics. https://journals.humankinetics.com/journal/jsep
Waszczuk,, Li,, Bromet,,, Gonzalez,, Zvolensky,, Ruggero, C., Luft,, Kotov, (2017). Pathway from PTSD to respiratory health: longitudinal evidence from a psychosocial intervention. Health Psychology.
Callahan, J. L., Neumann, C. S., Cox, R. J., Ruggero, C. (2017). The Supervisor Trainee Quarterly Evaluation (STQE): Psychometric support for use as a measure of competency. Training and Education in Professional Psychology. 11(3), 117.
Schuler, K. L., Ruggero, C., Goldstein, B. L., Perlman, G., Klein, D. N., Kotov, R. (2017). Diurnal Cortisol Interacts With Stressful Events to Prospectively Predict Depressive Symptoms in Adolescent Girls.. Other. 61(6), 767-772.
Forbes, M. K., Kotov, R., Ruggero, C., Watson, D., Zimmerman, M., Krueger, R. F. (2017). Delineating the joint hierarchical structure of clinical and personality disorders in an outpatient psychiatric sample.. Comprehensive Psychiatry. 79, 19-30.
Dornbach-Bender, A., Ruggero, C., Waszczuk, M. A., Gamez, W., Watson, D., Kotov, R. (2017). Mapping emotional disorders at the finest level: Convergent validity and joint structure based on alternative measures.. Comprehensive Psychiatry. 79, 31-39.
Waszczuk, M. A., Zimmerman, M., Ruggero, C., Li, K., MacNamara, A., Weinberg, A., Hajcak, G., Watson, D., Kotov, R. (2017). What do clinicians treat: Diagnoses or symptoms? The incremental validity of a symptom-based, dimensional characterization of emotional disorders in predicting medication prescription patterns.. Comprehensive Psychiatry. 79, 80-88.
Chatterton, J., Petrie, T. A., Schuler, K. L., Ruggero, C. (2017). Bulimic symptomatology among male collegiate athletes: A Test of an Etiological Model. Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology. 39(5), 313-326.
Chmielewski, M., Ruggero, C., Kotov, R., Liu, K., Krueger, R. F. (2017). Comparing the dependability and associations with functioning of the DSM-5 Section III trait model of personality pathology and the DSM-5 Section II personality disorder model.. Other. 8(3), 228-236.
Waszczuk, M. A., Kotov, R., Ruggero, C., Gamez, W., Watson, D. (2017). Hierarchical structure of emotional disorders: From individual symptoms to the spectrum.. Journal of Abnormal Psychology. 126(5), 613-634.
Kotov, R., Krueger, R. F., Watson, D., Achenbach, T. M., Althoff, R. R., Bagby, R. M., Brown, T. A., Carpenter, W. T., Caspi, A., Clark, L. A., Eaton, N. R., Forbes, M. K., Forbush, K. T., Goldberg, D., Hasin, D., Hyman, S. E., Ivanova, M. Y., Lynam, D. R., Markon, K., Miller, J. D., Moffitt, T. E., Morey, L. C., Mullins-Sweatt, S. N., Ormel, J., Patrick, C. J., Regier, D. A., Rescorla, L., Ruggero, C., Samuel, D. B., Sellbom, M., Simms, L. J., Skodol, A. E., Slade, T., South, S. C., Tackett, J. L., Waldman, I. D., Waszczuk, M. A., Widiger, T. A., Wright AGC,, Zimmerman, M. (2017). The Hierarchical Taxonomy of Psychopathology (HiTOP): A dimensional alternative to traditional nosologies.. Journal of Abnormal Psychology. 126(4), 454-477.
Contractor, A. A., Weiss, N. H., Dranger, P., Ruggero, C., Armour, C. (2017). PTSD’s risky behavior criterion: Relation with DSM-5 PTSD symptom clusters and psychopathology. Psychiatry Research. 252, 215-222.
Goldstein, B. L., Perlman, G., Kotov, R., Broderick, J. E., Liu, K., Ruggero, C., Klein, D. N. (2017). Etiologic specificity of waking Cortisol: Links with maternal history of depression and anxiety in adolescent girls.. Journal of Affective Disorders. 208, 103-109.
Agtarap, S., Boals, A., Holtz, P., Roden-Foreman, K., Rainey, E. E., Ruggero, C., Warren, A. M. (2017). The effect of depressive symptoms on social support one year following traumatic injury.. Journal of Affective Disorders. 207, 398-405.
Boals, A., Ruggero, C. (2016). Event centrality prospectively predicts PTSD symptoms. Other. 29(5), 533-541.
Kotov, R., Foti, D., Li, K., Bromet, E. J., Hajcak, G., Ruggero, C. (2016). Validating dimensions of psychosis symptomatology: Neural correlates and 20-year outcomes.. Journal of Abnormal Psychology. 125(8), 1103-1119.
Clouston, S. A., Kotov, R., Pietrzak, R. H., Luft, B. J., Gonzalez, A., Richards, M., Ruggero, C., A Spiro, 3rd,, Bromet, E. J. (2016). Cognitive impairment among World Trade Center responders: Long-term implications of re-experiencing the 9/11 terrorist attacks.. Other. 4, 67-75.
Maxwell, K., Callahan, J. L., Ruggero, C., Janis, B. (2016). Breaking the Cycle: Association of Attending Therapy Following Childhood Abuse and Subsequent Perpetration of Violence. Journal of Family Violence. 31(2), 251-258. Springer Nature. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10896-015-9765-z
Wrape, E. R., Callahan, J. L., Ruggero, C., Watkins, Jr., C. (2015). An exploration of faculty supervisor variables and their impact on client outcome. Training and Education in Professional Psychology. 9, 35–43.
Ruggero, C., Petrie, T. A., Sheinbein, S. T., Greenleaf, C., Martin, S. B. (2015). Cardiorespiratory fitness may help in protecting against depression among middle school adolescents. Journal of Adolescent Health. 57(1), 60–65. Elsevier.
Ruggero, C., Shelton, A. J., Callahan, J. L. (2015). Instrumento de evaluacion para depresion, ansiedad y el trastorno bipolar: Mejores practicas para la adaptacion a otras culturas [An empirically based measure of depression, anxiety and bipolar disorder: Best practices for adaptation to other cultures]. Psiencia. Revista Latinoamericana De Ciencia Psicologica [Psiencia. Latin American Journal of Psychological Science]. 7(1), 264.
Kotov,, Bromet,, Schechter,, Broihier,, Feder,, Friedman-Jimenez,, Gonzalez,, Guerrera,, Kaplan,, Moline,, Pietrzak,, Reissman,, Ruggero, C., Southwick,, Udasin,, Von Korff,, Luft, (2015). Posttraumatic stress disorder and the risk of respiratory problems in World Trade Center responders: Longitudinal test of a pathway.. Psychosomatic Medicine.
Aubuchon-Endsley, N. L., Callahan, J. L., Gonzalez, D. A., Ruggero, C., Abramson, C. I. (2015). The impact of hope in mediating psychotherapy expectations and outcomes: A study of Brazilian clients. International Journal of Integrative Psychotherapy. 6, 63–80.
Ruggero, C., Bain, K. M., Smith, P. M., Kilmer, J. N. (2015). Dysfunctional Cognitions among Offspring of Individuals with Bipolar Disorder.. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy. 43(4), 449-64.
Romero, D. H., Riggs, S. A., Ruggero, C. (2015). Coping, family social support, and psychological symptoms among student veterans.. Journal of Counseling Psychology. 62(2), 242-52.
Taylor, D. J., Zimmerman, M. R., Gardner, C. E., Williams, J. M., Grieser, E. A., Tatum, J. I., Bramoweth, A. D., Francetich, J., Ruggero, C. (2014). A pilot randomized controlled trial of the effects of cognitive-behavioral therapy for insomnia on sleep and daytime functioning in college students. Behavior Therapy. 45(3), 376–389. Elsevier.
Pruiksma, K. E., Taylor, D. J., Ruggero, C., Boals, A., Davis, J. L., Cranston, C., DeViva, J. C., Zayfert, C. (2014). A psychometric study of the Fear of Sleep Inventory-short form (FoSI-SF). Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine. 10(5), 551. American Academy of Sleep Medicine.
Ruggero, C. (2014). Adjustment difficulties and caregiving burdens faced by college students with a parent with bipolar or depressive disorders. 32 Poems. 28, 47-58.
Gerber, M., Hogan, L. R., Maxwell, K., Callahan, J. L., Ruggero, C., Sundberg, T. (2014). Children after war: A novel approach to promoting resilience through music. Traumatology. 20, 112–118.
Ruggero, C., Kotov, R., Watson, D., Kilmer, J. N., Perlman, G., Liu, K. (2014). Beyond a single index of mania symptoms: structure and validity of subdimensions.. Journal of Affective Disorders. 161, 8-15.
Gámez, W., Chmielewski, M., Kotov, R., Ruggero, C., Suzuki, N., Watson, D. (2014). The brief experiential avoidance questionnaire: development and initial validation.. Psychological Assessment. 26(1), 35-45.
Ruggero, C., Kotov, R., Callahan, J. L., Kilmer, J. N., Luft, B. J., Bromet, E. J. (2013). PTSD symptom dimensions and their relationship to functioning in World Trade Center responders. Psychiatry Research. 210(3), 1049-1055. Elsevier BV. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.psychres.2013.08.052
Callahan, J. L., Ruggero, C., Parent, M. C. (2013). Hidden gems among clinical psychology training programs.. Training and Education in Professional Psychology. 7(4), 278-284. American Psychological Association (APA). http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0034233
Callahan, J. L., Borja, S. E., Herbert, G. L., Maxwell, K., Ruggero, C. (2013). Test of the Trauma Outcome Process Assessment model: One model of individual and environmental factors to explain adjustment. Traumatology. 19, 268–279.
Taylor, D. J., Vatthauer, K. E., Bramoweth, A. D., Ruggero, C., Roane, B. (2013). The role of sleep in predicting college academic performance: Is it a unique predictor?. Behavioral Sleep Medicine. 11(3), 159–172. Taylor & Francis Group.
Herbert, G. L., Callahan, J. L., Ruggero, C., Murrell, A. R. (2013). New analyses of the National Institute of Mental Health Treatment of Depression Collaborative Research Program: Do different treatments reflect different processes?. Psychotherapy Research. 23(5), 514-525. Informa UK Limited. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10503307.2013.800949
Rodriguez, C., Ruggero, C., Callahan, J. L., Kilmer, J. N., Boals, A., Banks, J. B. (2013). Does risk for bipolar disorder heighten the disconnect between objective and subjective appraisals of cognition?. Journal of Affective Disorders. 148(2-3), 400-405. Elsevier BV. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2012.06.029
Samuel, D. B., Hopwood, C. J., Krueger, R. F., Thomas, K. M., Ruggero, C. (2013). Comparing methods for scoring personality disorder types using maladaptive traits in DSM-5.. Assessment. 20(3), 353-61.
Ruggero, C. (2012). Depresión, ansiedad y rendimiento académico en estudiantes universitarios.
Ruggero, C. (2012). Early determinants of the four-year clinical outcomes in bipolar disorder with psychosis.
Ruggero, C., Kotov,, Carlson,, Gonzalez,, Bromet, (2012). Reply to Swartz: No evidence of an artifact.. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry.
Watson, D., O'Hara, M. W., Naragon-Gainey, K., Koffel, E., Chmielewski, M., Kotov, R., Stasik, S. M., Ruggero, C. (2012). Development and validation of new anxiety and bipolar symptom scales for an expanded version of the IDAS (the IDAS-II).. Assessment. 19(4), 399-420.
Ruggero, C. (2011). Development of a measure of experiential avoidance: The Multidimensional Experiential Avoidance Questionnaire (MEAQ)..
Ruggero, C. (2011). Diagnostic stability revisited: shifts during the decade following first-admission for psychosis.
Zimmerman, M., Galione, J. N., Ruggero, C., Chelminski, I., Dalrymple, K., Young, D. (2011). Are screening scales for bipolar disorder good enough to be used in clinical practice?. Comprehensive Psychiatry. 52(6), 600-6.
Kotov, R., Ruggero, C., Krueger, R. F., Watson, D., Yuan, Q., Zimmerman, M. (2011). New dimensions in the quantitative classification of mental illness.. Archives of General Psychiatry. 68(10), 1003-11.
Ruggero, C., Kotov, R., Carlson, G. A., Tanenberg-Karant, M., González, D. A., Bromet, E. J. (2011). Diagnostic consistency of major depression with psychosis across 10 years.. Other. 72(9), 1207-13.
Zimmerman, M., Galione, J. N., Chelminski, I., Young, D., Dalrymple, K., Ruggero, C. (2010). Sustained unemployment in psychiatric outpatients with bipolar disorder: frequency and association with demographic variables and comorbid disorders.. Bipolar Disorders. 12(7), 720-6.
Zimmerman, M., Galione, J. N., Ruggero, C., Chelminski, I., Young, D., Dalrymple, K., McGlinchey, J. B. (2010). Screening for bipolar disorder and finding borderline personality disorder.. Other. 71(9), 1212-7.
Zimmerman, M., Galione, J. N., Chelminski, I., Young, D., Ruggero, C. (2010). Performance of the Bipolar Spectrum Diagnostic Scale in psychiatric outpatients.. Bipolar Disorders. 12(5), 528-38.
Zimmerman, M., Galione, J. N., Ruggero, C., Chelminski, I., Young, D. (2010). A different approach toward screening for bipolar disorder: the prototype matching method.. Comprehensive Psychiatry. 51(4), 340-6.
Zimmerman, M., Galione, J. N., Ruggero, C., Chelminski, I., Dalrymple, K., Young, D. (2010). Overdiagnosis of bipolar disorder and disability payments.. The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease. 198(6), 452-4.
Zimmerman, M., Ruggero, C., Galione, J. N., McGlinchey, J. B., Dalrymple, K., Chelminski, I., Young, D. (2010). Detecting differences in diagnostic assessment of bipolar disorder.. The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease. 198(5), 339-42.
Ruggero, C., Zimmerman, M., Chelminski, I., Young, D. (2010). Borderline personality disorder and the misdiagnosis of bipolar disorder.. Journal of Psychiatric Research. 44(6), 405-8.
Zimmerman, M., Galione, J. N., Chelminski, I., McGlinchey, J. B., Young, D., Dalrymple, K., Ruggero, C., Witt, C. F. (2010). A simpler definition of major depressive disorder.. Psychological Medicine. 40(3), 451-7.
Zimmerman, M., Ruggero, C., Chelminski, I., Young, D. (2010). Clinical characteristics of depressed outpatients previously overdiagnosed with bipolar disorder.. Comprehensive Psychiatry. 51(2), 99-105.
Ruggero, C., Carlson, G. A., Kotov, R., Bromet, E. J. (2010). Ten-year diagnostic consistency of bipolar disorder in a first-admission sample.. Bipolar Disorders. 12(1), 21-31.
Zimmerman, M., Ruggero, C., Chelminski, I., Young, D. (2010). Psychiatric diagnoses in patients previously overdiagnosed with bipolar disorder.. Other. 71(1), 26-31.
Ruggero, C., Zimmerman, (2009). Overdiagnosis and underdiagnosis of bipolar disorder.. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry.
Zimmerman,, Ruggero, C., Chelminski,, Young, (2009). Reply to Reliability, Not Overdiagnosis.. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry.
Ruggero, C. (2009). Response to comment by Drs. Manning and Kane regarding the overdiagnosis of bipolar disorder.
Zimmerman, M., Galione, J. N., Ruggero, C., Chelminski, I., McGlinchey, J. B., Dalrymple, K., Young, D. (2009). Performance of the mood disorders questionnaire in a psychiatric outpatient setting.. Bipolar Disorders. 11(7), 759-65.
Cuellar, A. K., Johnson, S. L., Ruggero, C. (2009). Affective reactivity in response to criticism in remitted bipolar disorder: a laboratory analog of Expressed Emotion.. Journal of Clinical Psychology. 65(9), 925-41.
Ruggero, C. (2008). Life events as predictors of mania and depression in bipolar I disorder.
Zimmerman, M., Ruggero, C., Chelminski, I., Young, D. (2008). Is bipolar disorder overdiagnosed?. Other. 69(6), 935-40.
Ruggero, C., Chelminski, I., Young, D., Zimmerman, M. (2007). Psychosocial impairment associated with bipolar II disorder.. Journal of Affective Disorders. 104(1-3), 53-60.
Zimmerman, M., Posternak, M. A., Ruggero, C. (2007). Impact of study design on the results of continuation studies of antidepressants.. Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology. 27(2), 177-81.
Zimmerman, M., Ruggero, C., Chelminski, I., Young, D., Posternak, M. A., Friedman, M., Boerescu, D., Attiullah, N. (2006). Developing brief scales for use in clinical practice: the reliability and validity of single-item self-report measures of depression symptom severity, psychosocial impairment due to depression, and quality of life.. Other. 67(10), 1536-41.
Ruggero, C., Johnson, S. L. (2006). Reactivity to a laboratory stressor among individuals with bipolar I disorder in full or partial remission.. Journal of Abnormal Psychology. 115(3), 539-544.
Ruggero, C. (2005). Cognitive, behavioral, and affective responses to reward: Links with hypomanic symptoms.
Ruggero, C., Johnson, S. L., Cuellar, A. K. (2004). Spanish-language measures of mania and depression.. Psychological Assessment. 16(4), 381-385.
Scholarly Note
Ruggero, C. (2012). Reply to Swartz: No evidence of an artifiact.
Treatment Manual
Jonas, K. G., Stanton, K., Simms, L., Mullins-Sweatt, S. N., Guillot, S., Dainer, E., Nelson, B., Cohn, J., Cicero, D., Ruggero, C. (2021). HiTOP Digital Assessment and Tracker (HiTOP-DAT Manual). Open Science Foundation.

Awarded Grants

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Grant - Research
Blumenthal, H. (Principal), Taylor, D. J. (Supporting), Ruggero, C. (Supporting), "A Controlled Test of Interpersonal Rejection, Social Anxiety, and Alcohol Use among Female Adolescents," Sponsored by National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, Federal, $431312 Funded. (20172022).
Ruggero, C. (Co-Principal), Callahan, J. L. (Co-Principal), "The North-Texas-20," Sponsored by U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Federal, $1346872 Funded. (September 1, 2019August 31, 2022).
Ruggero, C. (Other), "Trajectories of Aging in Psychotic Disorders Over 27 Years," Sponsored by National Institute of Mental Health, Federal, $3913719 Funded. (20162021).
Ruggero, C. (Co-Principal), Callahan, J. L. (Co-Principal), "North Texas evidence-based psychologist placement initiative," Sponsored by Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB), State, $501073 Funded. (September 1, 2019August 31, 2021).
Ruggero, C. (Principal), "Personality-informed care model for 9/11-related comorbid conditions," Sponsored by National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Federal, $201780 Funded. (September 1, 2016August 31, 2021).
Taylor, D. J. (Co-Principal), Kelly, K. S. (Co-Principal), Ruggero, C. (Supporting), "Sleep and Vaccine Response in Nurses (SAV-RN)," Sponsored by NIH/NIAID, Federal, $2194247 Funded. (December 1, 2016November 30, 2019).
Ruggero, C. (Other), "Temperamental emotionality in preschoolers and depression risk – Inflammation Supplement," Sponsored by National Institute of Mental Health, Federal, Funded. (20152018).
Ruggero, C. (Other), "Personality and biological predictors of resiliency to chronic stress among high-achieving adults," Sponsored by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Federal, $99720 Funded. (20152017).
Ruggero, C. (Other), "Personality Development and Vulnerability to First-Episode Depression – Inflammation Supplement," Sponsored by National Institute of Mental Health, Federal, Funded. (20152017).
Ruggero, C. (Principal), "The Daily Burden of PTSD and Respiratory Problems in World Trade Center Responders," Sponsored by National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Federal, $127433 Funded. (20142017).
Ruggero, C. (Principal), "Personality Development and Vulnerability to First-Episode Depression," Sponsored by National Institute of Mental Health, Federal, Funded. (20122017).
Barcenas Jaimez, G. (Supporting), Ruggero, C. (Principal), "Depression and Anxiety in the US and Mexico: Bridging Mental. Translation of the Inventory of Depression and Anxiety Symptoms (IDAS) into Spanish," Sponsored by Autonomous University of the State of Mexico and the University of North Texas, Other, $10000 Funded. (20112012).
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  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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