Nicholas Carleton

Ph.D (University of Regina)

Office: AH 351
Phone: 306-585-4595

Research interests

  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Chronic Pain
  • Traumatic Stress
  • Attentional Biases
  • Fundamental Cognitions
  • Psychometrics and Statistics
  • Transdiagnostics

Research Interests

Research interests include the biopsychosocial measurement, assessment, and treatments of anxiety, mood, and somatic disorders, focusing on transdiagnostics, fundamental cognitions (i.e., lower-order factors such as intolerance of uncertainty), and shared emergent properties (i.e., higher-order factors such as extraversion).

Clinical Interests

  • Adult Clinical Assessment
  • Adult Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
  • Adult Interpersonal Behaviour Therapy

Representative Projects

  • Modifying cognitive biases in social anxiety: Exploring new avenues for treatment
  • Trauma, pain, and fear: Using the startle paradigm to explore the relationship between PTSD and chronic pain

Representative Publications

Carleton, R. N., Afifi, T. O., Taillieu, T., Turner, S., Mason, J. E., Ricciardelli, R., McCreary, D. R., Vaughan, A., Anderson, G. S., Krakauer, R., Donnelly, E. A., Camp, R. D. II., Groll, D., Cramm, H. A., MacPhee, R. S., & Griffiths, C. T. (2020). Assessing the Relative Impact of Diverse Stressors Among Public Safety Personnel. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17. doi: 10.3390/ijerph17041234

Carleton, R. N., Afifi, T. O., Turner, S., Taillieu, T., Vaughan, A. D., Anderson, G. S., Ricciardelli, R., MacPhee, R. S., Cramm, H. A., Czarnuch, S., Hozempa, K., & Camp, R. D. II. (2019). Mental Health Training, Attitudes Towards Support, and Screening Positive for Mental Disorders. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, 43, 374-386. doi: 10.1080/16506073.2019.1575900

Carleton, R. N. (2016). Fear of the unknown: One fear to rule them all? Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 41, 5-21. doi: 10.1016/j.janxdis.2016.03.011