Gordon Asmundson

Professor and Head
OC, SOM, FRSC, FCAHS, Registered Doctoral Psychologist; Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Anxiety Disorders, and Clinical Psychology Review

Office: AH 345.1
E-mail: gordon.asmundson@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-337-2415
Website: http://www.aibl.ca

Research interests

  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Posttraumatic stress disorder
  • Health anxiety and illness behaviour
  • Chronic pain (e.g., fear of pain, assessment)
  • Psychopathology
  • Psychology of Pandemics and Climate Change


Clinical Interests

  • Adult Cognitive Behvaiour Therapy
  • Adult Clinical Assessment

Representative Projects

  • Understanding risk factors, co-morbidity, and global health issues in PTSD
  • Maintenance of chronic pain: Cognitive and physiological mechanisms
  • The relationship between posttraumatic stress disorder and chronic pain syndromes

Representative Publications
Asmundson, G. J. G., Paluszek, M. M., Landry, C. A., Rachor, G. S., McKay, D., & Taylor, S. (2020). Do pre-existing anxiety-related and mood disorders differentially impact COVID-19 stress responses and coping? Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 74, 102271.

Taylor, S., Landry, C. A., Paluszek, M. M., McKay, D., Fergus, T., & Asmundson, G. J. G. (2020). COVID Stress Syndrome: Concept, structure, and correlates. Depression and Anxiety, 37, 706-714.

Paluszek, M. M, Asmundson, A. J. N., Landry, C. A., McKay, D., Taylor, S., & Asmundson, G. J. G. (in press). Independent and conjoint effects of anxiety sensitivity, disgust, and intolerance of uncertainty on facets of COVID stress syndrome: A longitudinal assessment of transdiagnostic factors impacting the behavioural immune system. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy.