Selected Publications and Grants

Publications

Bardeen, J. R., Fergus, T. A., & Orcutt, H. K. (in press). The moderating role of experiential avoidance in the prospective relationship between anxiety sensitivity and anxiety. Cognitive Therapy and Research.

Orcutt, H. K., Bonanno, G. A., Hannan, S. M., & Miron, L. R. (2014).  Prospective trajectories of posttraumatic stress in college women following a campus mass shooting.  Journal of Traumatic Stress, 27, 1-8. PDF

Howells, N. R. & Orcutt, H. K. (2014).  Diary study of sexual risk taking, alcohol use, and strategies for reducing negative affect in female college students.  Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 75, 399-403. PDF

Miron, L. R., Orcutt, H. K., Hannan, S. M., & Thompson, K. L. (2014).  Childhood abuse and problematic alcohol use in college females: The role of self-compassion.  Self and Identity. 13, 364-379. PDF

Bardeen, J. R., Fergus, T. A., & Orcutt, H. K. (2013). Testing a hierarchical model of distress tolerance.  Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 35, 495-505. PDF

Call, D. W., Miron, L. R., & Orcutt, H. K. (2013).  Effectiveness of brief mindfulness techniques in reducing symptoms of anxiety and stress.  Mindfulness. PDF

Bardeen, J. R., Fergus, T. A., & Orcutt, H. K. (2013).  Experiential avoidance as a moderator of the relationship between anxiety sensitivity and perceived stress. Behavior Therapy, 44, 459-469. PDF

Fergus, T. A., Bardeen, J. R., & Orcutt, H. K. (2013). Experiential avoidance and negative emotional experiences: The moderating role of expectancies about emotion regulation strategies. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 37,352-362. PDF

Hannan, S. M., & Orcutt, H. K. (2013). Emotion dysregulation as a partial mediator between reinforcement sensitivity and posttraumatic stress symptoms. Personality and Individual Differences, 55, 574-578. PDF

Bardeen, J. R., Kumpula, M. J., & Orcutt, H. K. (2013). Emotion regulation difficulties as a prospective predictor of posttraumatic stress symptoms following a mass shooting.   Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 27, 188-196. PDF

Bardeen, J. R., Fergus, T. A., & Orcutt, H. K. (2012). An examination of the latent structure of the Difficulties in Emotion Regulation Scale. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 34, 382-392. PDF

Pickett, S. M., Lodis, C. S., Parkhill, M. R., & Orcutt, H. K. (2012). Personality and experiential avoidance: A model of anxiety sensitivity.  Personality and Individual Differences, 53, 246-250. PDF

Fergus, T. A., Bardeen, J. R., & Orcutt, H. K. (2012). Attentional control moderates the relationship between the activation of the cognitive attentional syndrome and symptoms of psychopathology. Personality and Individual Differences, 53, 213-217. PDF

Mercer, K. B., Orcutt, H. K., Quinn, J. F., Fitzgerald, C. A., Conneely, K. N., Barfield, R. T., Gillespie, C. F., & Ressler, K. J. (2012). Acute- and post-traumatic stress symptoms in a prospective Gene X Environment study of a university campus shooting. Archives of General Psychiatry, 69, 89-97. PDF

Bond, F. W., Hayes, S. C., Baer, R. A., Carpenter, K. M., Guenole, N., Orcutt, H. K., Waltz, T., & Zettle, R. D. (2011). Preliminary psychometric properties of the Acceptance and Action Questionnaire – II: A revised measure of psychological inflexibility and experiential avoidance. Behavior Therapy, 42, 676-688.

Bardeen, J. R., & Orcutt, H. K. (2011). Attentional control as a moderator of the relationship between posttraumatic stress symptoms and attentional threat bias, Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 25, 1008-1018. PDF

Fergus, T. A., Rabenhorst, M. M., Orcutt, H. K., & Valentiner, D. P. (2011). Reactions to trauma research among women recently exposed to a campus shooting. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 24, 596-600.PDF

Kumpula, M. J., Orcutt, H. K., Bardeen, J. R., & Varkovitzky, R. L. (2011). Peritraumatic dissociation and experiential avoidance as prospective predictors of posttraumatic stress symptoms. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 120, 617–627. PDF

Littleton, H., Kumpula, M., & Orcutt, H. (2011). Posttraumatic symptoms following a campus shooting: The role of psychosocial resource loss. Violence & Victims, 26, 461-476. PDF

Pickett, S. M., Bardeen, J. R., & Orcutt, H. K. (2011). Experiential avoidance as a mediator of the relationship between behavioral inhibition and trauma-related outcomes. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 25, 1038-1045. PDF

Orcutt, H., & Littleton, H. (2010). Implementing and managing a quick-response research project: Advice from researchers responding to the tragedies at Virginia Tech and North Illinois University. Traumatic StressPoints, 24(1), 5–6. PDF

Stephenson, K. L., Valentiner, D. P., Kumpula, M. J., & Orcutt, H. K. (2009). Anxiety sensitivity and post-trauma stress symptoms in female undergraduates following a campus shooting. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 22, 489–496.  PDF

Bell, K. M., & Orcutt, H. K. (2009). Posttraumatic stress disorder and male-perpetrated intimate partner violence. JAMA, 302(5), 562–564. PDF

Cooper, M. L., Krull, J. L., Agocha, V. B., Flanagan, M. E., Orcutt, H. K., Grabe, S., Dermen, K. H., & Jackson M. (2008). Motivational pathways to alcohol use and abuse among Black and White adolescents. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 117, 485–501.

Orcutt, H. K., Pickett, S. M., & Pope, E. B. (2008). The relation of offense-specific forgiveness to posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms in college students. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment, & Trauma, 16, 72–91. PDF

 Orcutt, H. K. (2006). The prospective relationship of interpersonal forgiveness and psychological distress symptoms among college women. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 53, 350–361. PDF

Reddy, M. K., Pickett, S. M., & Orcutt, H. K. (2006). Experiential avoidance as a mediator of the relationship between psychological abuse and current mental health symptoms in college students. Journal of Emotional Abuse, 6785. PDF

Orcutt, H. K., Cooper, M. L., & Garcia, M. (2005). Use of sexual intercourse to reduce negative affect as a prospective mediator of sexual revictimization. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 18, 729–739. PDF

Orcutt, H. K., Garcia, M., & Pickett, S. M. (2005). Female-perpetrated intimate partner violence and romantic attachment style in a college student sample. Violence & Victims, 20, 287–302. PDF

Orcutt, H. K., Pickett, S., & Pope, E. (2005). Experiential avoidance and forgiveness as mediators in the relation between traumatic life events and PTSD symptoms. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 24, 1003–1029. PDF

Orcutt, H. K., Erickson, D. J., & Wolfe, J. (2004). The course of PTSD symptoms among Gulf War veterans: A growth mixture modeling approach. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 17, 195–202. PDF

Orcutt, H. K., King, L. A., & King, D. W. (2003). Male-perpetrated violence among Vietnam veteran couples: Relationships with veteran’s early life characteristics, trauma history, and PTSD symptomatology. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 16, 381–390. PDF

Cooper, M. L., Wood, P. K., Orcutt, H. K., & Albino, A. (2003). Personality and the predisposition to engage in risky or problem behaviors during adolescence. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 84, 390–410.

Orcutt, H. K., Erickson, D. J., & Wolfe, J. (2002). A prospective analysis of trauma exposure: The mediating role of PTSD symptomatology. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 15, 259–266.  PDF   

Orcutt, H. K., Goodman, G. S., Tobey, A., Batterman-Faunce, J., Thomas, S., & Shapiro, C. (2001). Detecting deception: Factfinders’ abilities to assess the truth. Law and Human Behavior, 25, 337–370.

Cooper, M. L., & Orcutt, H. K. (2000). Alcohol use, condom use, and partner type among heterosexual adolescents and young adults. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 3, 413–419. PDF

Goodman, G. S., Tobey, A. E., Batterman-Faunce, J. M., Orcutt, H. K., Shapiro, C. M., & Thomas, S. (1998). Face-to-face confrontation: Effects of closed circuit technology on children’s eyewitness testimony and jurors’ decisions. Law and Human Behavior, 22, 165–203.

Cooper, M. L., & Orcutt, H. K. (1997). Drinking and sexual experience on first dates among adolescents. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 106, 191–202.   PDF

External Grants

"Biomarkers for Posttraumatic Stress in College Women Following a Campus Mass Shooting.” Proposal funded by the National Institutes of Health (1R15MH099521-01). Award Period: 09/01/2012 – 8/31/2015. Principal Investigator: Holly K. Orcutt, Ph.D.

"Risk and Protective Factors for Adjustment of College Women After a Mass Shooting.” Proposal funded by the National Institutes of Health (5R21MH085436-02). Award Period: 09/15/2008 – 05/31/2010. Direct costs: $250,000. Principal Investigator: Holly K. Orcutt, Ph.D.

"Impact of Mass Trauma at Northern Illinois University.” Proposal funded by the Joyce Foundation (Presidential Discretionary Grant). Award Period: 03/15/2008 – 03/15/2009.   Principal Investigator: Holly K. Orcutt, Ph.D.

"Sexual Revictimization: Affect Regulation as a Mediator." Proposal funded by the National Institutes of Health (1R15HD049907-01A1). Award Period: 04/01/2006 – 04/01/2009.   Principal Investigator: Holly K. Orcutt, Ph.D.