Bio: Laura is in her fourth year of graduate studies in the Clinical Psychology Ph.D. program, working with Dr. Richard Heimberg at the Adult Anxiety Clinic of Temple (AACT). Laura's research interests include social anxiety disorder, emotion regulation, evolutionary psychology, and treatment processes and outcomes.
Representative presentations and/or publications:Bruce, L.C., Heimberg, R.H., Blanco, C., Liebowitz, M., Schneier, F. (2002). Childhood Maltreatment and Social Anxiety Disorder: Implications for Severity and Response to Pharmacotherapy.Depression and Anxiety, 29,131-138.
Bruce, L.C., Heimberg, R.H., Coles, M.E. Social Phobia versus Social Anxiety Disorder: Effect of Name on Recommendation for Treatment.TheAmerican Journal of Psychiatry, 169:5, 538.Bruce, L.C., Jensen, D., Matt, L., Morrison, A.S., Heimberg, R.G.The Moderating Effect of Social Anxiety on the Relationship between Mindful Non-judgment and Worry. Poster presented at the Anxiety and Depression Association of America in Arlington, VA.