Michael R. Nadorff

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- Associate Professor; Clinical Program & Director of the Clinical Ph.D. Program

E: mn487@msstate.edu
P: 662-325-1222

Program:
Clinical Psychology

Research:
Sleep, Suicide, Aging

Lab:
The Sleep, Suicide, and Aging Lab

School:
Ph.D. West Virginia University 2012

Vitae
Curriculum Vitae

Bio

Education

  • B.A., Psychology and Computer Applications, University of Notre Dame, 2007
  • M.A., Clinical Psychology, West Virginia University, 2009
  • Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, West Virginia University, 2012
  • Doctoral Internship, Baylor College of Medicine, 2012

Professional Licenses

  • Mississippi license #54 942

Research Interests

  • Etiology, assessment, and treatment of suicidal behavior
  • Behavioral sleep medicine (particularly assessment and interventions for insomnia and nightmare disorders)
  • Clinical geropsychology
  • The use of technology for psychological treatment

Representative Recent Publications

*Titus, C.E., *Speed, K.J., *Cartwright, P.M., Drapeau, C.W., **Heo, Y., & Nadorff, M.R. (2018).  What role do nightmares play in suicide? A Brief Exploration.  Current Opinion in Psychology, 22, 59-62.

Nadorff, M.R., Drapeau, C. W., & Pigeon, W.R. (2018).  Psychiatric illness and sleep in older adults: comorbidity and opportunities for intervention.  Sleep Medicine Clinics, 13(1), 81-91.

Berman, M.E., Fanning, J.R., Guillot, C.R., Marsic, A., Bullock, J., Nadorff, M.R., & McCloskey, M.S. (2017).  Effects of alcohol dose on deliberate self-harm in men and women.  Journal of Clinical and Consulting Psychology, 85(9), 854-861.

Drapeau, C.W., Nadorff, M.R., McCall, W.M., *Titus, C.E., *Barclay, N., **Payne, A. (2019). Screening for suicide risk in adult sleep patients. Sleep Medicine Reviews, 46, 17-26.

Ellis, T.E., Rufino, K.A., & Nadorff, M.R. (2019). Treatment of nightmares in psychiatric inpatients with Imagery Rehearsal Therapy: An open trial and case series. Behavioral Sleep Medicine, 17(2)

*Speed, K.J., Drapeau, C.W., Nadorff, M.R. (2018). Differentiating single and multiple suicide attempters: What nightmares can tell us that other predictors cannot. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 14(5), 829-834

*Webb, C.A., *Cui, R., *Titus, C., Fiske, A., & Nadorff, M.R. (2018). Sleep Disturbance, Activities of Daily Living, and Depressive Symptoms among Older Adults. Clinical Gerontologist, 41(2), 172-180.

Nadorff, M.R., Nazem, S., & Fiske, A. (2011). Insomnia symptoms, nightmares and suicidal ideation in a college sample. SLEEP, 34(1), 93-98.

Full list of publications can be found here: https://suicidelab.com/publications/

Current Grant Funding

2020 – 2022 Rural Opioids Technical Assistance Grant
Funding agency: The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Grant title: PReventing Opioid Misuse In the SouthEast: PROMISE Initiative 3.0
Total costs: 1,098,846
Role: Co-PI (PI: Dr. David Buys)

2019 - 2024 Garrett Lee Smith State Suicide Prevention Grant (subcontract from MS Dept. of Mental Health)
Funding Agency: The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Grant title: Innovative MSU Cares - Preventing and Responding to Mississippi Youth Suicide
Total Costs: $1,678,552
Role: Co-PI (with Dr. Emily Stafford also as Co-PI)

2019 – 2024 Drug Free Communities Grant
Funding Agency: The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Grant title: Drug Free Starkville Collaboration
Total Costs: $624,385
Role: PI

2020 - 2022 Garrett Lee Smith State Suicide Prevention Grant
Funding Agency: The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Grant title: It Takes A Community: A Comprehensive, Collaborative Suicide Prevention Program
Total Costs: $305,965
Role: PI

Past Grant Funding

2017 - 2020 R15 AREA Grant (Competitive Renewal); National Institutes of Health (NIMH)
Number: R15 MH101573-02
Topic: Reward Devaluation, Positive Valence Systems Disturbance, and Impairment
Total Costs: $417,379
Role: Co-Investigator (PI: Dr. Sam Winer)

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

2013 - 2016 Garrett Lee Smith Campus Suicide Prevention Grant
Funding Agency: The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Grant title: Making Suicide a Never Event at MSU
Total Costs: $304,073
Role: Primary Investigator