Sam Winer

Sam Winer

Assistant Professor
110 Magruder Hall
(662) 325-1249


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B.A., English, with Highest Distinction, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2003
M.A., Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2008
Ph.D., Psychology (Clinical), University of Illinois at Chicago, 2012
Doctoral Internship, Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital, 2011-2012
Research Interests

Cognitive Biases and Psychopathology
Reward Devaluation in Depression
Recent Changes in Anhedonia
Predictors of Psychological Crisis and Suicide
Research Methodology
Recent Representative Publications
Winer, E. S., Cervone, D., Bryant, J., McKinney, C., Liu, R. T., & Nadorff, M. R. (2016). 
Distinguishing mediational models and analyses in clinical psychology: 
Atemporal associations do not imply causation. 
Journal of Clinical Psychology, 72, 947-955. doi:10.1002/jclp.22298

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

Winer, E. S., Drapeau, C. W., Veilleux, J. C., & Nadorff, M. R. (2016). Anhedonia,
 suicidal ideation, and suicide attempts in a large student sample. 
Archives of Suicide Research, 20, 265-272. doi:10.1080/13811118.2015.1025199

Winer, E. S., Nadorff, M. R., Ellis, T. E., Allen, A. G., Herrera, S., & Salem, T. (2014). 
Anhedonia predicts suicidal ideation in a large psychiatric inpatient sample. 
Psychiatry Research, 218, 124-128. doi:10.1016/j.psychres.2014.04.016 

Winer, E. S., Veilleux, J. C., Ginger, E. J. (2014). 
Development and validation of the Specific Loss of Interest and Pleasure Scale (SLIPS). 
Journal of Affective Disorders, 152,193-201. doi:10.1016/j.jad.2013.09.010

Current Grant Funding

2014-2017 R15 AREA Grant, National Institutes of Health (NIMH)
Number: 1R15MH101573-01A1
Topic: Subchance Perception of Positive Information, Psychopathology, and Impaired Functioning
Total Costs: $416,388
Role: Principal Investigator 

2013-2016 Garrett Lee Smith Campus Suicide Prevention Grant, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration (SAMSHA) 
Number: U79 SM061448-01 
Topic: Making Suicide a Never Event at Mississippi State University
Total Costs: $304,074 
Role: Co-Director (Michael Nadorff, Director)