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Dan Capron

Dr. Dan Capron

Associate Professor


Dan Capron is a Nina Bell Suggs Professor in Psychology. He graduated from Florida State University in 2015, and joined the USM faculty the same year. His lab, the Anxiety & Trauma Research Program, utilizes technology and cross-cutting translational research to better the understanding and treatment of anxiety, trauma, and suicide-related psychopathology. Dan has over 60 peer-reviewed publications, 40 talks at national and international conferences, and $3.4 million in extramural research grants as a Principal or Co-Investigator. He is the Principal Investigator on two current grant funded projects: the first study is focused on using behavioral economics techniques to increase treatment seeking in the National Guard and the second study is a brief mobile phone intervention for suicide risk correlates.

  • PHD - Florida State University (2015)
  • MS - Florida State University (2011)

PSY 475 - Senior Seminar
PSY 361 - Research Methods

  • Anxiety sensitivity cognitive concerns predict suicidality among smokers, JOURNAL OF AFFECTIVE DISORDERS, 2012, 10.1016/j.jad.2012.01.048
  • Distress Tolerance and Anxiety Sensitivity Cognitive Concerns: Testing the Incremental Contributions of Affect Dysregulation Constructs on Suicidal Ideation and Suicide Attempt, BEHAVIOR THERAPY, 2013
  • Randomized Clinical Trial Evaluating the Efficacy of a Brief Intervention Targeting Anxiety Sensitivity Cognitive Concerns, JOURNAL OF CONSULTING AND CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY, 2014, 10.1037/a0036651
  • Development and evaluation of a novel computer-delivered anxiety sensitivity intervention, Behaviour Research and Therapy, 2016, 10.1016/j.brat.2016.04.001
  • Combined "top-down" and "bottom-up" intervention for anxiety sensitivity: Pilot randomized trial testing the additive effect of interpretation bias modification, Journal of Psychiatric Research, 2017, 10.1016/j.jpsychires.2016.11.003
  • Licensed Clinical Psychologist
  • Preventing Discrimination & Harassment: Employees V2.3
  • Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
  • Title IX: Preventing Sexual Misconduct for Faculty and Staff – "Responsible Employee" Edition
  • Bullying Prevention for Higher Education
  • Respect and Inclusion Series: Uncovering Implicit Bias
  • Code of Conduct for Higher Education
  • FCOI Disclosure Process at USM_2017V2
  • Preventing Discrimination and Sexual Violence Refresher: Title IX VAWA & Clery Act for Faculty & Staff
  • Diversity Benefits for Higher Education Employees
  • FERPA for Higher Education
  • Bullying Prevention for Higher Education
  • American Association of Suicidology
  • Anxiety and Depression Association of America
  • Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies
  • Military Suicide Research Consortium

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Areas of Expertise

Clinical Psychology, Anxiety Disorders, Suicide, Trauma-Related Disorders, Substance Use Disorders