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Michelle M. Lilly, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Ph.D.: University of Michigan, 2008
My research interests focus on cognitive and emotional processes that predict PTSD in two populations: survivors of interpersonal trauma and 911 telecommunicators. Research on the lab has also focused on complex post-traumatic clinical presentations, including the development of conditions such as depression, dissociation and somatization. Emphases include how gender, world views, attachment and emotion regulation both lead to and maintain post-trauma psychopathology, as well as how these factors may be addressed in treatment and recovery efforts.
- Lilly, M.M., & Valdez, C.E. (2012). The unique relationship of emotion regulation and alexithymia in predicting Somatization versus PTSD symptoms. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment and Trauma, 21, 609-625. doi: 10.1080/10926771.2012.686964
- Lilly, M.M., & Pierce, H.A. (2012). PTSD and depressive symptoms in 911 telecommunicators: The role of peritraumatic distress and world assumptions in predicting risk. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, Jan 2012. doi: 10.1037/a0026850
- Pierce, H.A., & Lilly, M.M. (2012). Duty-related trauma exposure in 911 telecommunicators: Considering the risk of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 25, 211-215. doi: 10.1002/jts.21687
- Lilly, M.M., & Valdez, C.E. (2011). Interpersonal trauma and PTSD: The roles of gender and a lifespan perspective in predicting risk. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, Mar 2011. doi: 10.1037/a0022947
- Lilly, M.M., Valdez, C.E., & Graham-Bermann, S.A. (2011). The mediating effect of world assumptions on the relationship between trauma exposure and depression. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 26, 2499-2516. doi: 10.1177/0886260510383033
- Lilly, M.M. (2011). The contributions of interpersonal trauma exposure and world assumptions in predicting dissociation among undergraduates. Journal of Trauma & Dissociation, 12, 375-392. doi: 10.1080/15299732.2011.573761
- Lilly, M.M., & Graham-Bermann, S.A. (2010). Intimate partner violence and PTSD: The moderating role of emotion-focused coping. Violence and Victims, 25, 604-616.
Lilly, M.M., Pole, N., Best, S.R., Metzler, T., & Marmar, C.R. (2009). Gender and emotional distress: What cops tell us about disparities in PTSD symptoms. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 23(6), 767- 774.
- Lilly, M.M., Pole, N., Best, S.R., Metzler, T., & Marmar, C.R. (2009). Gender and emotional distress: What cops tell us about disparities in PTSD symptoms. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 23(6), 767- 774.