Ph.D.,Psychology (Clinical), Department of Psychology, University of Maryland College Park
Predoctoral Clinical Psychology Internship, Brown University Psychology Training Consortium/Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, 2005
HLTH 285: Controlling Stress and Tension
HONR 279P: Honors Seminar: Understanding and Coping with Stress
HLTH 666: Health Behavior II
Dr. Daughters' research interests include understanding the interaction of neurobiological and behavioral determinants of stress and addiction, and the translation of this knowledge into effective prevention and intervention programs.
Selected Publications (within last 10 years)
Gorka, S.M., Ali, B., & Daughters, S.B. (in press). Relationship between a behavioral measure of distress tolerance and specific patterns of alcohol use. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors.
Amstadter, A.B.†, Daughters, S.B., MacPherson, L., Reynolds, E.K., Danielson, C.K., Wang, F., Potenza, M., Gelertner, J., & Lejuez, C.W. (in press). Genetic associations with performance on a behavioral measure of distress intolerance. Journal of Psychiatric Research.
Richards, J.F., Lee, M., & Daughters, S.B. (2011). Why should clinical researchers care about cognitive affective neuroscience? the Behavior Therapist, 34, 121-132.
Sargeant, M.N., Daughters, S.B., Curtin, J.J., Patrick, C.J., Schuster, R., & Lejuez, C.W. (2011). Unique roles of antisocial personality disorder and psychopathic traits in distress tolerance. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 20, 987-992.
Magidson, J.F., Gorka, S.M., MacPherson, L., Hopko, D.R., Blanco, C., Lejuez, C.W., & Daughters, S.B. (2011). Examining the effect of the Life Enhancement Treatment for Substance Use (LETS ACT) on residential substance abuse treatment retention. Addictive Behaviors, 36, 615-623.
Daughters, S.B., Magidson, J.M., Schuster, R.M., & Safren, S. (2010). ACT HEALTHY: A combined cognitive-behavioral depression and medication adherence treatment for HIV-infected substance users. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 309-321.
Daughters, S.B., Richards, J.M., Gorka, S., & Sinha, R. (2009). HPA axis response to psychological stress is predictive of treatment retention in residential substance abuse treatment. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 105, 202-208.
Daughters, S.B., Reynolds, E.K., MacPherson, L., et al. (2009). Distress tolerance and early adolescent externalizing and internalizing symptoms: The moderating role of gender and ethnicity. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 198-205.
Daughters, S.B., Braun, A.R., Sargeant, M.N., et al., (2008). Effectiveness of a brief behavioral treatment for inner-city illicit drug users with elevated depressive symptoms: The Life Enhancement Treatment for Substance Use (LETS ACT!). The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 69, 122-129.
Daughters, S.B., Lejuez, C.W., Bornovalova, M.A., Kahler, C., Strong, D., & Brown, R. (2005). Distress tolerance as a predictor of early treatment dropout in a residential substance abuse treatment facility. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 114, 729-734.
Recent Grants (within last 7 years)
National Institute on Drug Abuse (R01), Depression Treatment for Urban Low Income Minority Substance Users, Principal Investigator
National Institute on Drug Abuse (R01), Behavioral Depression Treatment for African American HIV-infected Substance Users, Principal Investigator
National Institute on Drug Abuse (R21), Identification of Neural Indices of Distress Intolerance using fMRI, Principal Investigator
National Institute on Drug Abuse (R01), Shared Neural Circuitry in Comorbid Schizophrenia and Nicotine Addiction, Co-Investigator
American Cancer Society, Research Scholar Award, Behavioral Intervention for Low Income Depressed Smokers in Drug Treatment, Co-Investigator
- SHARP research program recently featured in the Healthcare Edition of the International Innovation magazine (p. 19-22 on http://www.international-innovation-healthcare.com/magazines/HEALTHCARE-11/pageflip.html)
- Recipient of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence Young Investigator Award and the University of Maryland School of Public Health Outstanding Research and Development Award
- Awarded a 3 year Visiting Assistant Professor fellowship at the University of San Francisco Center for AIDS Prevention Studies