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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