Shannon Clark

Shannon Clark

Doctoral Student in Clinical Psychology

Curriculum Vitae

Shannon Clark

Research Interest/Area of Expertise

  • Health psychology, obesity, bariatric surgery, food addiction, emotional eating, chronic pain, health behavior change, exercise, nutrition, and mindfulness

Education – Degrees, Licenses, Certifications

  • M.S., M.A.

Selected Publications

Clark, S.M., Leonard, M. T., Cano, A., & Pester, B. (2018). Beyond Operant Theory of Observer Reinforcement of Pain Behavior. In K. Prkachin, T. Vervoort, K. Karos, & Z. Trost (Eds.), Social and interpersonal dynamics in pain: We don’t suffer alone (pg. XXXX). New York, New York: Springer.

Cano, A., Corley, A.M., Clark, S.M., & Martinez, S.C. (2017) A Couple-Based Psychological Treatment for Chronic Pain and Relationship Distress. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice.

Clark, S.M., Cano, A., Goubert, L., Vlaeyen, J.W.S., Wurm, L.H., & Corley, A.M. (2016). Pain Anxiety and its Association with Pain Congruence Trajectories During the Cold Pressor Task. The Journal of Pain.

Miller-Matero, L.R., Saulino, C.K., Clark, S., Bugenski, M., Eshelman, A., & Eisenstein, D. (2016). When treating the pain is not enough: A multidisciplinary approach for chronic pelvic pain. Archives of Women’s Mental Health, 9(2), 349-354.

Miller, L.R., Tobin, E.T., Clark, S., Eshelman, A., & Genaw, J. (2015). Pursuing bariatric surgery in an urban area: Gender and racial disparities and risk for psychiatric symptoms. Obesity Research and Clinical Practice.

Clark, S.M., Saules, K.K., Schuh, L.M., Stote, J., & Creel, D.B. (2014). Associations between relationship stability, relationship quality, and weight loss outcomes among bariatric surgery patients. Eating Behaviors,15(4), 670-672. doi:10.1016/j.eatbeh.2014.09.003.

Clark, S.M. & Saules, K.K. (2013). Validation of the Yale Food Addiction Scale among a post-bariatric surgery population. Eating Behaviors, 14(2), 216-219.

Clark, S.M. & Miller-Matero, L.R. (In preparation) An investigation of racial disparities in
weight loss outcomes: Roux-en-Y gastric bypass versus sleeve gastrectomy.

Clark, S.M., Martens, K., Mason, C.E.S., Hamann, A., & Miller-Matero, L.R. (In preparation) Validation of the Yale Food Addiction Scale 2.0 Among a Bariatric Surgery Population.

Miller-Matero, L.R., Dykhuis, K.E., Clark, S.M., Coleman, J.P., & Ahmedani, B.K. (In preparation). Treating Pain in Primary Care: Optimizing an Integrated Psychological Intervention Based on Perspectives of Psychologists, Primary Care Providers, and Patients.

Miller-Matero, L.R., Brescacin, C., Clark, S.M., Troncone, C.L., & Tobin, E.T. (Under Review) Why WAIT? Preliminary Evaluation of the Weight Assistance and Intervention Techniques (WAIT) Group.

Courses taught

PSY 1010 Intro Lab, PSY 3993 Experimental Psychology, PSY 3310 Abnormal Psychology