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  • Sam Winer

    Associate Professor of Psychology (Clinical)

    Email
    winere@newschool.edu

    Office Location
    G - 80 Fifth Avenue

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    Sam Winer

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    Sam Winer is associate professor of psychology at The New School for Social Research. He uses novel methods and theory to attempt to better understand, identify, and treat individuals experiencing anhedonia, depression, and anxiety. His work is currently guided by Reward Devaluation Theory, which details why and how some depressed individuals come to avoid potentially hopeful and positive information.

     


    Degrees Held

     

    BA 2003, University of Illinois at Chicago

     

    MA 2008, University of Illinois at Chicago

     

    PhD 2012, University of Illinois at Chicago


    Recent Publications

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    Collins, A. C.*, Lass, A. N. S.*, Jordan, D. G.* & Winer, E. S. (in press). Examining rumination, devaluation of positivity, and depressive symptoms via community-based network analysis. Journal of Clinical Psychology. doi:10.1002/jclp.23158 

    Jordan, D. G.*, Collins, A. C.*, Dunaway, M.*, Kilgore, J.*, & Winer, E. S. (2021). Negative affect interference and fear of happiness are independently associated with depressive symptoms. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 77, 646-660. doi:10.1002/jclp.23066

    Lass, A. N. S.* & Winer, E. S. (2020). Distress tolerance and symptoms of depression: A review and integration of literatures. Clinical Psychology: Research and Practice, e12336. doi:10.1111/cpsp.12336

    Jordan, D. G.*, Winer, E. S., Salem, T.* (2020). The current status of temporal network analysis for clinical science: Considerations as the paradigm shifts? Journal of Clinical Psychology, 76, 1591-1612. doi:10.1002/jclp.22957

    Winer, E. S., Jordan, D. G.*, & Collins, A. C.* (2019, invited). Conceptualizing anhedonias and implications for depression treatments. Psychology Research and Behavior Management, 19, 325-335. doi:10.2147/PRBM.S159260

    Jordan, D. G.*, Winer, E. S., Salem, T.*, & Kilgore, J.*. (2018). Longitudinal evaluation of anhedonia as a mediator of fear of positive evaluation and other depressive symptoms. Cognition and Emotion, 32, 1437-1447. doi:10.1080/02699931.2017.1289895

    Winer, E. S., Bryant, J. C.*, Bartoszek, G., Rojas, E., Nadorff, M. R., & Kilgore, J.* (2017). Mapping the relationship between anxiety, anhedonia, and depression. Journal of Affective Disorders, 221, 289-296. doi:10.1016/j.jad.2017.06.006

    Winer, E. S. & Salem, T.* (2016). Reward devaluation: Dot-probe meta-analytic evidence of avoidance of positive information in depressed persons. Psychological Bulletin, 142, 18-78. doi:10.1037/bul0000022.


    Research Interests

    cognitive biases and psychopathology, reward devaluation in depression, recent changes in anhedonia, predictors of psychological crisis and suicide, research methodology and statistical theory, network analysis


    Current Courses

    Independent Study
    GPSY 6990, Fall 2021

    Systems of Psychotherapy
    LPSY 3149, Fall 2021

    Systems Psychotherapy Midflex
    LPSY 3901, Fall 2021

    Future Courses

    Clin Theory & Technique: CBT
    GPSY 7019, Spring 2022

    Emotions
    LPSY 3133, Spring 2022

    Independent Study
    LPSY 3950, Spring 2022

    Independent Study
    GPSY 6990, Spring 2022

    Research Methods
    GPSY 6238, Spring 2022

    Senior Work Project
    LPSY 4001, Spring 2022

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