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Peggy Andover

Associate Professor of Psychology
Curriculum Vitae

Email: andover@fordham.edu

Rose Hill Campus: Dealy Hall, Room 420
Phone: 718-817-0188

Lab: Mood and Behaviors

Education

  • MA in Clinical Psychology, Binghamton University
  • PhD in Clinical Psychology, Binghamton University
  • T32 in Treatment Development and Outcome Research, Brown Medical School

Major Research Interests

As a cognitive-behavioral therapist, Dr. Andover uses empirically-supported techniques to treat clients ranging in age from childhood to adulthood with a variety of presenting problems, including depressive disorders, anxiety disorders, aggressive behaviors, suicidal ideation and behaviors, NSSI, and borderline personality disorder.  She also integrates research and treatment through treatment development and outcome research.

  • The treatment of NSSI and attempted suicide
  • Functions of different types of self-injury
  • Factors contributing to the expression of one form of self-injury versus another
  • Factors influencing the expression and severity of NSSI
  • Physiological processes in self-injury
  • Improved methods of NSSI assessment

Courses

  • PSYC 7111 - Psychopathology
  • PSYC 6184 - Behavioral Assessment
  • PSYC 8290 - Clinical Supervision
  • PSYC 2200/2201 - Learning with/without Lab
  • PSYC 3950; Eloquentia Perfecta 3 - Applied Behavior Analysis
  • PSYC 2900 - Abnormal Psychology

Professional Affiliations

  • Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies
    • Program Committee Member
    • Continuing Education Committee Member
    • Public Education and Media Dissemination Committee Member
  • International Society for the Study of Self-Injury
    • President, 2013-2015
    • Membership and Benefits Committee Chair, 2010-2013
    • Academic Conference Organizer, Program Committee Chair, 2010-2011
  • Association for Psychological Science

Selected Publications

  • Andover, M. S., † Schatten, H. T., † Morris, B. W., & Miller, I. W. (in press).  Development of an intervention for non-suicidal self-injury in young adults: An open pilot trial. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice.  NIHMS 640049

  • Andover, M. S. (2014).  Non-suicidal self-injury disorder in a community sample of adults. Psychiatry Research, 219, 305-310.  doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2014.06.001

  • Andover, M. S., † Morris, B. W., † Wren, A., & † Bruzzese, M. E. (2012).  The co-occurrence of non-suicidal self-injury and attempted suicide among adolescents: Distinguishing risk factors and psychosocial correlates. Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health, 6.  doi:10.1186/1753-2000-6-11

  • Andover, M. S. (2012).  A cognitive-behavioral approach to case formulations for non-suicidal self-injury. Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy, 26, 318-330. doi: 10.1891/0889-8391.26.4.318
  • McKay, D. & Andover, M. S. (2012). Should nonsuicidal self-injury be putative obsessive-compulsive-related condition? A critical appraisal. Behavior Modification, 36(1), 3-17.

  • Andover, M. S., † Schatten, H., & Crossman, D., & Donovick, P. (2011).  Neuropsychological functioning in prisoners with histories of suicide attempts and non-suicidal self-injury: Implications for the criminal justice system.  Criminal Justice and Behavior, 38, 1103-1114.  doi: 10.1177/0093854811420670

  • Andover, M. S., & Gibb, B. E. (2010). Non-suicidal self-injury, attempted suicide, and suicidal intent among psychiatric inpatients.  Psychiatry Research, 178, 101-105. doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2010.03.019

  • Andover, M. S., Primack, J. M., Gibb, B. E., & Pepper, C. M. (2010).  An examination of non-suicidal self-injury in men: Do men differ from women in basic NSSI characteristics?  Archives of Suicide Research, 14, 1-10. doi: 10.1080/13811110903479086

  • Andover, M. S., Gibb, B. E., & Miller, I. W. (2008).  Time to emergence of severe suicidal ideation among psychiatric patients as a function of suicide attempt history.  Comprehensive Psychiatry, 49, 6-12. doi: 10.1016/j.comppsych.2007.07.006

A complete listing of all of Dr. Andover's published works may be obtained by visiting DigitalResearch@fordham.edu.

(† indicates student co-author)

Selected Media Contributions