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Publications

Journal Articles

* Indicates graduate student collaborator

Morris, C.*, Keen, M.*, White, C.*, Ingram, P., Mitchell, S. M., & Victor, S. E. (2024). Determining the MMPI-3 SUI scale’s cross-sectional and prospective utility in suicide risk assessment. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 80, 1243–1258. https://doi.org/10.1002/jclp.23664

 

Mitchell, S. M., Brown, S. L., Moscardini, E. H.*, LeDuc, M.*, & Tucker, R. P. (2024). A psychometric evaluation of the Interpersonal Hopelessness Scale among individuals with elevated suicide risk. Assessment, 31(2), 304-320. https://doi.org/10.1177/10731911231161766

 

Christensen, K.*, Victor, S. E., Littlefield, A. K., & Mitchell, S. M. (2023). A comparison of retrospectively reported and EMA-reported perceived social support in predicting EMA-reported non-suicidal self-injury.

Gerner, J. L.*, Moscardini, E. H.*, Mitchell, S. M., Hill, R., & Tucker, R. P. (2023). Examination of real-time variation in interpersonal hopelessness and suicidal desire in a college student sample reporting past-two-week suicidal ideation. 53, 893–905. https://doi.org/10.1111/sltb.12991

 

McLean, E.*, Livingston, T. N., Mitchell, S. M., & Singer, J. (2023). Perceptions of crime severity and stigma toward family members grieving the loss of a person to incarceration. Psychology, Crime & Law. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1080/1068316X.2023.2220870

 

McLean, E.*, Livingston, T., Mitchell, S. M., & Singer, J. (2023). Perceptions of grief reactions among family members of incarcerated individuals: A vignette-based experiment. (10), 1167-1179. https://doi.org/10.1080/07481187.2023.2175391

 

Morris, N. M.*, Ingram, P. B., Mitchell, S. M., & Victor, S. E. (2023). Screening utility of the PHQ-2 and PHQ-9 for depression in college students: Relationships with substantive scales of the MMPI-3. https://doi.org/10.1080/07481756.2022.2110899

 

Petrovic, J.*, Mills, D., & Mitchell, S. M. (2023). Integrating the interpersonal theory of suicide and the dualistic model of passion among adults at risk for suicide.  43, 193-207 publication. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11031-022-09990-x

 

Sparks, S.*, Mitchell, S. M., & LeDuc, M.* (2023). The association between perceived social support and suicide ideation distress among psychiatric inpatients: The role of thwarted interpersonal needs. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 79(5), 1467-1479. http://doi.org/10.1002/jclp.23493

 

Mitchell, S. M., Görgülü, T., Dhingra, K., Crean, H. F., & Swogger, M. T. (2023). Depressive symptoms moderate the association between the recent history of alcohol use severity and suicide attempt history among adults in a pretrial jail diversion program. Crisis: The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention, 44(2), 146–153. https://doi.org/10.1027/0227-5910/a000847

Brown, S. L., Seymour, N.*, Mitchell, S. M., Moscardini, E. H.*, Roush, J. F., Tucker, R. P., & Cukrowicz, K. C. (2022). Interpersonal risk factors, sexual and gender minority status, and suicide ideation: Is BDSM disclosure protective? Archives of Sexual Behavior. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10508-021-02186-3

 

La Rosa, N. L.*, Brown, S. L., Mitchell, S. M., Seegan, P. L., & Cukrowicz, K. C. (2022). The moderating role of pessimism in the association between retrospective relational peer victimization, interpersonal risk factors, and suicide ideation. Aggressive Behavior, 48(1), 75– 84. https://doi.org/10.1002/ab.22003

 

Poindexter, E. K., Mitchell, S. M., Brown, S. L., & Cukrowicz, K. C. (2022). Interpersonal trauma and suicide ideation: The indirect effects of depressive symptoms, thwarted belongingness, and perceived burden. Journal of Interpersonal Violence 37(1–2), NP551–NP570. https://doi.org/10.1177/0886260520917513

Scanlon, F.*, Morgan, R. D., Mitchell, S. M., Bolaños, A. D., & Bartholomew, N. (2021). Criminal risk and mental illness in psychiatric inpatient units: An opportunity to provide psychological services for unmet criminogenic needs. Psychological Services. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1037/ser0000612

 

Dhingra, K., Mitchell, S. M., Davies, B., & Taylor, P. J. (2021). Examining the factor structure of ICD-11 posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and complex-PTSD among prison staff exposed to potentially traumatic experiences114085. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psychres.2021.114085

 

Brown, S. L., Marshall, A. J., Mitchell, S. M., Roush, J. F., Mumma, G. H., Jahn, D. R., Ribeiro, J. D., Joiner, T. E., & Cukrowicz, K. C. (2021). Suicide ideation and thwarted interpersonal needs among psychiatric inpatients: A network approach. (6), 1080-1094. https://doi.org/10.1177/21677026211000670

 

Mitchell, S. M., Brown, S. L., Görgülü, T., Conner, K. R., & Swogger, M. T. (2021). Substance use, criminal justice involvement, and suicidal thoughts and behaviors: The moderating role of thwarted belonging. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 51(2), 237-246. https://doi.org/10.1111/sltb.12699

 

Cero, I., Mitchell, S. M., & Morris, N. M.* (2021). Causal inference in suicide research: When you should (and should not!) control for extraneous variables. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 51(1), 148-161. https://doi.org/10.1111/sltb.12681

 

Mitchell, S. M., Cero, I., Littlefield, A. K., & Brown, S. L. (2021). Using categorical data analysis in suicide research: Considering clinical utility and practicality. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 51(1), 76-87 https://doi.org/10.1111/sltb.12670

 

Mitchell, S. M., La Rosa, N. L.*, Cary, J.*, & Sparks, S.* (2021). Considering the impact of COVID-19 on suicide risk among individuals in prison and during reentry. Journal of Criminal Psychology, 11(3), 240-253. https://doi.org/10.1108/JCP-10-2020-0044

 

Catterall, I., Mitchell, S. M., Dhingra, K., Conner, K. R., & Swogger, M. T. (2021). Brief motivational intervention for substance use may decrease violence among heavy alcohol users in a jail diversion program. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 48(3), 274-292. https://doi.org/10.1177/0093854820958747

Bolaños, A. D.*, Mitchell, S. M., Morgan, R. D., & Grabowski, K. E. (2020). A comparison of criminogenic risk factors and psychiatric symptomatology between psychiatric inpatients with and without criminal justice involvement. Law and Human Behavior, 44(4), 336–346. https://doi.org/10.1037/lhb000039

Mitchell, S. M., Brown, S. L., Scanlon, F.*, Swogger, M. T., Delgado, D., Bolaños, A. D.*, Ventura, M., & Morgan, R. D. (2020). Lifetime history of suicide attempts among not guilty by reason of insanity state hospital inpatients: The roles of past substance use and current social support. International Journal of Forensic Mental Health, 19(4), 341-353. https://doi.org/10.1080/14999013.2020.1775326

Dhingra, K., Mitchell, S. M., Davies, B., Anestis, M. D., & Anestis, J. C. (2020). Suicide ideation among male prisoners: Preliminary evidence that psychopathic traits are indirectly linked to suicide ideation through thwarted interpersonal needs. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 50(4), 823-837. https://doi.org/10.1111/sltb.12632

 

Mitchell, S. M., Taylor, N. J., Jahn, D. R., Roush, J. F., Brown, S. L., Quinnett, P., & Ries, R. (2020). Suicide-related training, self-efficacy, and mental health care providers’ reactions toward suicidal individuals. Crisis: The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention, 41(5), 359-366. https://doi.org/10.1027/0227-5910/a0006

Delgado, D., Mitchell, S. M., Scanlon, F., & Morgan, R. D. (2020). Examining violence among not guilty by reason of insanity state hospital inpatients across multiple timepoints: The roles of criminogenic risk factors and psychiatric symptoms. CNS Spectrums. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1092852919001809

Mitchell, S. M., Brown, S. L., Roush, J. F., Tucker, R. P., Cukrowicz, K. C., & Joiner, T. E. (2020). The Interpersonal Needs Questionnaire: Statistical considerations for improved clinical application. Assessment, 27(3), 621-637. https://doi.org/10.1177/1073191118824660

Mitchell, S. M., Brown, S. L., Roush, J. F., Bolaños, A. D., Morgan, R. D., & Cukrowicz, K. C. (2019). Do criminal associates impact psychiatric inpatients’ social support and interpersonal needs? Death Studies, 43, 535-541. https://doi.org/10.1080/07481187.2018.1493003

Mitchell, S. M., Cukrowicz, K. C., Roush, J. F., Brown, S. L., Alquist, J. L., Bolaños, A. D., Morgan, R. D., & Poindexter, E. K. (2019). Thwarted interpersonal needs and suicide ideation distress among psychiatric inpatients: The moderating role of criminal associates. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1177/0306624X19842027

 

Roush, J. F., Brown, S. L., Mitchell, S. M., & Cukrowicz, K. C. (2019). Experiential avoidance, cognitive fusion, and suicide ideation among psychiatric inpatients: The role of thwarted interpersonal needs. Psychotherapy Research, 29, 514-523.

https://doi.org/10.1080/10503307.2017.1395923

 

Brown, S. L., Mitchell, S. M., Roush, J. F., LaRosa, N. L., & Cukrowicz, K. C. (2019). Rejection sensitivity and suicide ideation among psychiatric inpatients: An integration of two theoretical models. Psychiatry Research, 272, 54-60. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psychres.2018.12.009

 

Mitchell, S. M., Brown, S. L., Bolaños, A. D., Rose, B., Delgado, D., Morgan, R. D., Velasquez, S. & Cukrowicz, K. C. (2018). Psychiatric symptoms, criminal risk, and suicidal ideation and attempts among not guilty by reason of insanity state hospital inpatients. Psychological Services, 15, 340-348. https://doi.org/10.1037/ser0000209

 

Mitchell, S. M., Seegan, P. L., Roush, J. F., Brown, S. L., Sustaíta, M. A., & Cukrowicz, K. C. (2018). Retrospective cyberbullying and suicide ideation: The mediating roles of depressive symptoms, perceived burdensomeness, and thwarted belongingness. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 33, 2602-2620. https://doi.org/10.1177/0886260516628291

 

Roush, J. F., Mitchell, S. M., Brown, S. L., & Cukrowicz, K. C. (2018). Facets of mindfulness and thwarted interpersonal needs predict suicide ideation among psychiatric inpatients. Psychiatry Research, 265, 167-173. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psychres.2018.04.026

 

Brown, S. L., Roush, J. F., Marshall, A. J., Mitchell, S. M., & Cukrowicz, K. C. (2018). A psychometric investigation of the Painful and Provocative Events Scale: Moving forward. Archives of Suicide Research, 22, 628-643. https://doi.org/10.1080/13811118.2017.1392914

 

Bartholomew, N. R., Morgan, R. D., Mitchell, S. M., & Van Horn, S. (2018). Criminal thinking, psychiatric symptoms, and recovery attitudes among community mental health patients: An examination of program placement. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 45, 195–213.

https://doi.org/10.1177/0093854817734007

 

Roush, J. F., Brown, S. L., Jahn, D. R., Mitchell, S. M., Taylor, N. J., Quinnett, P., & Ries, R. (2018). Mental health professionals’ suicide risk assessment and management practices: The impact of fear of suicide-related outcomes and comfort working with suicidal individuals. Crisis: The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention, 39, 55-64. https://doi.org/10.1027/0227-5910/a000478

 

Roush, J. F., Cukrowicz, K. C., Mitchell, S. M., Brown, S. L., & Seymour, N. E. (2018). Valued living, life fulfillment, and suicide ideation among psychiatric inpatients: The mediating role of thwarted interpersonal needs. Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 7, 8-14. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcbs.2017.11.001

 

Cukrowicz, K. C., Brown, S. L., Mitchell, S. M., Roush, J. F., & Hirsch, J. K. (2018). Feasibility of assessing suicide ideation and history of suicidal behavior in rural communities. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 48, 522-530. https://doi.org/10.1111/sltb.12378

 

Mitchell, S. M., Brown, S. L., Roush, J. F., Bolaños, A. D., Littlefield, A. K., Marshall, A. J., Jahn, D. R., Morgan, R. D., & Cukrowicz, K. C. (2017). The clinical application of suicide risk assessment: A theory-driven approach. Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy, 24, 1406-1420.

https://doi.org/10.1002/cpp.2086

 

Brown, S. L., Roush, J. F., Mitchell, S. M., & Cukrowicz, K. C. (2017). Suicide risk among BDSM practitioners: The role of acquired capability for suicide. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 73, 1642-1654.

https://doi.org/10.1002/jclp.22461

 

Batastini, A. B., Bolaños, A. D., Morgan, R. D., & Mitchell, S. M. (2017). Bias in hiring applicants with mental illness and criminal justice involvement: A follow-up study with employers. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 44, 777-795. https://doi.org/10.1177/0093854817693663

 

Mitchell, S. M., Bartholomew, N. R., Morgan, R. D., & Cukrowicz, K. C. (2017). A preliminary investigation of the Psychological Inventory of Criminal Thinking Styles–Layperson Edition–Short Form. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 44, 756-769. https://doi.org/10.1177/0093854816685591

 

Roush, J. F., Brown, S. L., Mitchell, S. M., & Cukrowicz, K. C. (2017). Shame, guilt, and suicide ideation among bondage and discipline, dominance and submission, and sadomasochism practitioners: Examining the role of the interpersonal theory of suicide. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 47, 129-141. https://doi.org/10.1111/sltb.12267

 

Taylor, N. J., Mitchell, S. M., Roush, J. F., Brown, S. L., Jahn, D. R., & Cukrowicz, K. C. (2016). Thwarted interpersonal needs and suicide ideation: Comparing psychiatric inpatients with bipolar and non-bipolar mood disorders. Psychiatry Research, 246, 161-165.

dhttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.psychres.2016.09.025

 

Morgan R. D., Mitchell S. M., Thoen M. A., Campion, K., Sustaíta, M. A., Bolaños, A. B., & Henderson, S. (2016). Specialty courts: Who’s in and are they working? Psychological Services, 13, 246-253.

https://doi.org/10.1037/ser0000085

 

Cheavens, J. S., Cukrowicz, K. C., Hansen, R., & Mitchell, S. M. (2015). Incorporating resilience factors into the interpersonal theory of suicide: The role of hope and self-forgiveness. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 72, 58-69. https://doi.org/10.1002/jclp.22230

 

Mitchell, S. M., Jahn D. R., Guidry, E. T., & Cukrowicz, K. C. (2015). The relation between video game play and the acquired capability for suicide: An examination of differences by category of video game and gender. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, 18, 757-762. https://doi.org/10.1089/cyber.2015.0171

 

Mitchell, S. M., Cukrowicz, K. C., Van Allen, J., Seegan, P. L. (2015). The moderating role of hope in the relation between painful and provocative events and acquired capability for suicide. Crisis: The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention, 36, 249-256. https://doi.org/10.1027/0227-5910/a000319

 

Jahn, D. R., Cukrowicz, K. C., Mitchell, S. M., Poindexter, E. K., & Guidry, E. T. (2015). The mediating role of perceived burdensomeness in relations between domains of cognitive functioning and indicators of suicide risk. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 71, 908-919. https://doi.org/10.1002/jclp.22190

 

Poindexter, E. K., Mitchell, S. M., Jahn, D. R., Smith, P. N., Hirsch, J. K. & Cukrowicz, K. C. (2015). PTSD symptoms and suicide ideation: Testing the conditional indirect effects of thwarted interpersonal needs and substance use. Personality and Individual Differences, 77, 167-172. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2014.12.043

 

Mitchell, S. M., Jahn D. R., & Cukrowicz, K. C. (2014). The relation between illegal risk behaviors and acquired capability for suicide. Crisis: The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention, 35, 368-377. https://doi.org/10.1027/0227-5910/a000274

Book Chapters

Mitchell, S. M., Fineran, V., Cary, J. E.*, Sparks, S.*, & La Rosa, N. L.* (2023) Managing suicide risk and non-suicidal self-injury in jails. In V. B. Rioja, A. Garcia-Mansilla, B. Subedi, & A. Batastini (Eds.), The oxford handbook of mental health assessment and treatment in jails. Oxford University Press.

Delgado, D., Mitchell, S. M., Scanlon, F.*, & Morgan, R. D. (2021). Examining violence among not guilty by reason of insanity state hospital inpatients across multiple timepoints: The roles of criminogenic risk factors and psychiatric symptoms. In K. Warburton & S. M. Stahl (Eds.), Decriminalizing mental illness (pp. 231-240). Cambridge University Press. (Reprinted from “Examining violence among not guilty by reason of insanity state hospital inpatients across multiple timepoints: The roles of criminogenic risk factors and psychiatric symptoms,” 2020, CNS Spectrums, 25[5], 714-722, https://doi.org/10.1017/S1092852919001809)

Cukrowicz, K. C., & Mitchell, S. M. (2019). Suicide and self-harm in corrections, prevalence and estimates. In R. D. Morgan (Ed.), The SAGE Encyclopedia of Criminal Psychology (pp. 1527-1530). Sage Publications. doi: 10.4135/9781483392240.n494

 

Mandracchia, J. T., & Mitchell, S. M. (2019). Suicide during incarceration. In R. D. Morgan (Ed.), The SAGE Encyclopedia of Criminal Psychology (pp. 1519-1522). Sage Publications. doi: 10.4135/9781483392240.n492

 

Mitchell, S. M., & Mandracchia, J. T. (2019). Suicide and self-harm in corrections, risk factors for. In R. D. Morgan (Ed.), The SAGE Encyclopedia of Criminal Psychology (pp. 1505-1508). Sage Publications. doi: 10.4135/9781483392240.n488

Conference Presentations

Dolan, F., Sparks, S., & Mitchell, S. M.(2024, April). Examining Suicide Ideation, Trauma, and Sexual Assault Among a Sample of U.S. Adults in a Pretrial Diversion Program. [Poster Presentation]. Texas Tech University Undergraduate Research Conference, Lubbock, TX.

 

LeDuc, M. K., Mitchell, S. M., Marvin, C., Knebel, V., Mekonnen, A., Brown, S. L., Tucker, R. P., & Moscardini, E. H. (2024, April). The clinical utility of the Interpersonal Hopelessness Scale in detecting death and suicide ideation [Poster presentation]. Suicide Research Symposium (SRS), Virtual Conference.

 

Marvin, C., Mitchell, S. M., LeDuc, M., Dolan, F., Streicher, B., Mills, D., Victor, S. (2024, April). Moderating effect of basic psychological needs frustration on shame and suicide Ideation through perceived burdensomeness. [Poster presentation]. Suicide Research Symposium (SRS), Virtual Conference. 

 

Mills, D. J., Marvin, C., Mitchell, S. M., & Victor, S. E. (2024, June). Gambling behaviors and non-suicidal self-injury: Uncovering shared and unique psychological links and motivations. [Paper presentation accepted].  The 19th Annual Conference of the International Society for the Study of Self-Injury, Toronto, Canada.

 

Mitchell, S. M., LeDuc, M., & Cary, J. E. (2024, May). Correlates of safe storage practices in uniformed law enforcement officers. In R. Tucker (Chair), Recent advancements in understanding the safe storage of firearms and how to connect these results to public health messaging initiatives. [Symposium]. American Association of Suicidology Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, United States.

 

Mekonnen, A., Cary, J., Marvin, C., & Mitchell, S. M. (2024, April). Suicide Ideation Among Graduating Seniors: The Effects of Job Anxiety and Career Optimism [Poster presentation]. The Texas Tech University Undergraduate Research Conference, Lubbock, TX.

Basoor, E., Sparks, S., LeDuc, M. K., & Mitchell, S. M. (2023, April). Suicide attempts among construction, agricultural, and warehouse workers: A systematic review of risk and protective factors. [Poster presentation]. The Texas Tech University Undergraduate Research Conference, Lubbock, TX.

 

Cary, J. E., Knebel, V., Jones, K., Thoen, M. A., & Mitchell, S. M. (2023, November). Confidence in suicidal crisis training moderates the relation between police officer’s stigma of suicide and perceived dangerousness of those with mental illness. [Poster presentation accepted]. The Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Annual Conference, Seattle, WA. 

 

Cary, J. E., LeDuc, M., & Mitchell, S. M. (2023, May). Examining the link between gun storage practices and attitudes, masculine gender norms, threat sensitivity, and suicide ideation among U.S. uniformed law enforcement officers. [Invited Oral Conference Presentation]. New Jersey Gun Violence Research Center, Annual Research Day, Virtual Conference.

 

Cary, J. E., White, C., Knebel, V., Jones, K., Thoen, M. A., & Mitchell, S. M. (2023, April). Evaluating Police Officers’ Beliefs Towards Mental Illness, Stigma of Suicide, and Stigma of Mental Illness. [Poster presentation]. Suicide Research Symposium (SRS), Virtual Conference.

 

Gerner, J. L., Moscardini, E. H., Mitchell, S. M., Hill, R., & Tucker, R. P. (2023, April). Examining variations in interpersonal hopelessness and suicidal ideation in college students reporting past two-week suicidal ideation. [Paper presentation]. Suicide Research Symposium (SRS), Virtual Conference.

 

Knebel, V., Cary, J., & Mitchell, S. M.(2023, April). Moderating Effect of Fearlessness About Death on the Relation Between Thwarted Interpersonal Needs and Suicide Ideation Distress. [Poster presentation]. The Texas Tech University Undergraduate Research Conference, Lubbock, TX.

 

LeDuc, M. K., Clendenen, S., Knebel, V., Victor, S. E., Ingram, P. B., & Mitchell, S. M. (2023, April). Evaluating MMPI-3-derived indices of thwarted belongingness and perceived burdensomeness to prospectively predict suicide ideation [Poster presentation]. Suicide Research Symposium (SRS), Virtual Conference.

 

LeDuc, M. K., Knebel, V., Clendenen, S., Victor, S. E., Ingram, P. B., & Mitchell, S. M. (2023, March). Testing the interpersonal theory of suicide: Comparing the MMPI-3 to the Interpersonal Needs Questionnaire [Poster presentation]. Society of Personality Assessment Conference, Austin, TX, United States.

 

Sparks, S., Cary, J., Brown, S. L., & Mitchell, S. M. (2023, November). Confirmatory factor analyses of the Interpersonal Needs Questionnaire Revised 15-Item: An examination of the role of item sequences. [Poster presentation accepted]. The Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Annual Conference, Seattle, WA.

 

White, C., LeDuc, M., Mitchell, S. M., Ingram, P. B., & Victor, S. E. (2023, April). The association between the MMPI-2-RF SUI/Death Ideation scale and treatment-seeking behaviors among depressed college students. [Poster presentation]. Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX. 

Cary, J. E., Sparks, S., White, C., Boekankamp, D., Jones, K., Thoen, M. A., & Mitchell, S. M. (2022, November). The role of police officers’ personal history with mental illness in their attitudes towards mental illness. [Poster presentation]. The Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies annual conference, New York, NY. 

 

McLean, E., Livingston, T., Mitchell, S. M., & Singer, J. (2022, March). Perceptions of grief reactions among family members of incarcerated individuals [Conference paper]. American Psychology-Law Society Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, United States.

 

McLean, E., Livingston, T., Mitchell, S. M., & Singer, J. (2022, March). Perceptions of crime severity and stigma towards family members of incarcerated individuals [Conference paper]. American Psychology-Law Society Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, United States.

 

McLean, E., Livingston, T., Cabell, Jean. J., Mitchell, S. M., & Singer, J. (2022, November). Grieving the loss of a family member to incarceration: Perceptions of who should seek therapy. [Poster presentation]. The Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies annual conference, New York, NY.

 

LeDuc, M., Mitchell, S. M., Moscardini, E. H., Brown, S. L., & Tucker, R. P., (2022, August). A psychometric evaluation of the Interpersonal Hopelessness Scale among individuals with elevated suicide risk. [Poster presentation]. American Psychological Association Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, United States.

 

Morris, N. M., Keen, M., Mitchell, S. M., Ingram, P. B., & Victor, S. E. (2022, March). Examining the construct validity of the MMPI-3 SUI scale in a sample of depressed college students. [Poster presentation]. Society of Personality Assessment National Conference, Minneapolis, MN, United States.

 

Petrovic, J., Mills, D. J., & Mitchell, S. M. (2022, May). Establishing the potential benefits of passion among adults at-risk for suicide [Poster presentation]. 2022 Association for Psychological Science Annual Convention, Chicago, IL, United States.

 

Sparks, S., White, C., Basoor, E., Cary, J. E., LeDuc, M., La Rosa, N., & Mitchell, S. M. (2022, November). The association between perceived social support and suicide ideation distress among psychiatric inpatients: The role of thwarted interpersonal needs. [Poster presentation]. The Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies annual conference, New York, NY. 

 

White, C., La Rosa, N. L., & Mitchell, S. M. (2022, March). Examining the interaction between suicide stigma and thwarted interpersonal needs in relation to suicide ideation among psychiatric inpatients. [Poster presentation]. The Undergraduate Research Conference, Lubbock, TX.

Brown, S. L., & Scott, L. N. (2021, April). Borderline Personality Disorder, aggression, and suicidal and non-suicidal self-injurious urges. In S. M. Mitchell (Chair), Personality Pathology and suicidal thoughts and behaviors among high-risk groups [Symposium]. American Association of Suicidology Annual Meeting, Portland, OR, United States.

 

Cero, I., Mitchell, S. M., & Morris, N. M. (2021, April). Causal inference in suicide research: When you should (and should not!) control for extraneous variables [Invited presentation]. American Association of Suicidology Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, United States.

 

Cary, J. E., La Rosa, N. L., Sparks, S., White, C., LeCroy, L., Delgado, D., Bolaños, A., & Mitchell, S. M. (2021, April). Do thwarted interpersonal needs mediate the relation between criminogenic risk factors and suicide ideation distress among NGRI inpatients? [Poster presentation]. American Association of Suicidology Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, United States.

 

La Rosa, N. L., Cary, J., Sparks, S., Mitchell, S. M., Brown, S. L., Conner, K. R., & Swogger, M. T. (2021, November). Substance use, current criminal justice involvement, and lifetime suicidal thoughts and behaviors history: The moderating role of thwarted belonging. In M. M. Baer (Chair), Substance misuse and suicidal thoughts and behaviors: Understanding shared risk [Symposium]. Associated for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, United States.

Mitchell, S. M., Brown, S. L., Bolaños, A. D., & Delgado, D. (2021, April). Psychiatric symptoms, criminal risk, and suicidal ideation and attempts among not guilty by reason of insanity state hospital inpatients. In S. M. Mitchell (Chair), Personality Pathology and suicidal thoughts and behaviors among high-risk groups [Symposium]. American Association of Suicidology Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, United States.

 

Mitchell, S. M., Cero, I., Littlefield, A. K., & Brown, S. L. (2021, April). Using categorical data analysis in suicide research: Considering clinical utility and practicality [Invited presentation]. American Association of Suicidology Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, United States.

 

Mitchell, S. M., Görgülü, T., Dhingra, K., & Swogger, M. T. (2021, April). Depressive symptoms moderate the association between alcohol use and suicide attempt history among people in a jail diversion program. In A. Athey (Chair), Suicidal thoughts and behaviors among youth and adults across different levels of the criminal-legal system [Symposium]. American Association of Suicidology Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, United States.

 

Preston, O. C., Daruwala, S. D., Butterworth, S. E., Anestis, J. C., Green, B. A., & Anestis, M. D., (2021, April). The grim side of narcissism: Examining pathological traits, depression symptoms, and suicidal ideation in two at-risk populations. In S. M. Mitchell (Chair), Personality pathology and suicidal thoughts and behaviors among high-risk groups [Symposium]. American Association of Suicidology Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, United States.

 

Richardson, L., Mills, D., Mitchell, S. M., & Victor., S. (2021, April). Risk for addiction moderates the association between emotion-based impulsivity and suicidal ideation among adults [Poster presentation]. American Association of Suicidology Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, United States.

 

Victor, S. E., Mitchell, S. M., & Ingram, P. B. (2021, April). Depression, self-criticism, and nonsuicidal self-injury: A prospective investigation in young adults. Paper presentation as part of the panel, “Mechanisms influencing nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) and suicide risk,” [Paper presentation]. American Association of Suicidology Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, United States.

 

White, C., La Rosa, N. L., LeCroy, L., Mitchell, S. M., Ingram, P. B., & Victor, S. E. (2021, March). Examining the role of suicide stigma in suicide ideation through thwarted interpersonal needs. [Poster presentation]. Texas Tech University Undergraduate Research Conference, Lubbock, TX, United States

Brown, S. L., & Scott, L. N. Examining the role of aggression in the relation between Borderline Personality Disorder and suicidal and non-suicidal self-injurious urges. (2020, April). In Mitchell, S. M. (Chair), Personality Pathology and suicidal thoughts and behaviors among high-risk groups. Symposium accepted at the annual meeting of the American Association of Suicidology, Portland, OR (canceled due to COVID-19 travel restrictions).

 

Dhingra, K., Mitchell, S. M., Davies, B., Anestis, M. D., & Anestis, J. C. (2020, April). Suicide ideation among male prisoners: Preliminary evidence that psychopathic traits are indirectly linked to suicide ideation through thwarted interpersonal needs. In Mitchell, S. M. (Chair), Personality Pathology and suicidal thoughts and behaviors among high-risk groups. Symposium accepted at the annual meeting of the American Association of Suicidology, Portland, OR (canceled due to COVID-19 travel restrictions).

 

Mitchell, S. M., Brown, S. L., & Delgado, D. (2020, April). Psychiatric symptoms, criminal risk, and suicidal ideation and attempts among not guilty by reason of insanity state hospital inpatients. In Mitchell, S. M. (Chair), Personality Pathology and suicidal thoughts and behaviors among high-risk groups. Symposium accepted at the annual meeting of the American Association of Suicidology, Portland, OR (canceled due to COVID-19 travel restrictions).

 

Görgülü, T., Mitchell, S. M., Dhingra, K., & Swogger, M. T. (2020, April). Depression moderates the association between substance use and suicide attempts in justice-involved people. Poster accepted to the annual meeting of the American Association of Suicidology, Portland, OR (canceled due to COVID-19 travel restrictions).

 

Preston, O. C., Daruwala, S. D., Butterworth, S. E., Anestis, J. C., & Anestis, M. D., (2020, April). The role of pathological narcissism in the relationship between depressive symptoms and suicide ideation. In Mitchell, S. M. (Chair), Personality pathology and suicidal thoughts and behaviors among high-risk groups. Symposium accepted at the annual meeting of the American Association of Suicidology, Portland, OR (canceled due to COVID-19 travel restrictions).

 

Victor, S. E., Ingram, P. B., Mitchell, S. M., Morris, N. M., & Golden, B. L. (2020, April). Stigma of suicide attempt (STOSA) scale: Validation and examination in relation to lived experience of suicide and suicide-related disclosures in a diverse sample of young adults. Paper accepted at the annual meeting of the American Association of Suicidology, Portland, OR (canceled due to COVID-19 travel restrictions).

Brown, S. L., Mitchell, S. M., Roush, J. F., LaRosa, N. L., & Cukrowicz, K. C. (2019, April). Rejection sensitivity and suicide ideation: A consideration of two theoretical models Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Association of Suicidology, Denver, CO.

 

Mitchell, S. M., Brown, S. L., Roush, J. F., Tucker, R. P., Belzeski, H. L., & Cukrowicz, K. C. (2019, April). The Interpersonal Needs Questionnaire: Improved clinical application among psychiatric outpatients. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Association of Suicidology, Denver, CO.

 

Delgado, D., Mitchell, S. M., McManus, T., & Horon, R. (2018, March). Understanding the relationship between self-injury and violence toward others. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Memphis, TN.

 

Horon, R., Mitchell, S. M., Delgado, D., McManus, T., & Benton, E. A. (2018, April). Using measures in correctional settings to improve suicide risk formulation and intervention. Workshop presented at the annual meeting of the American Association of Suicidology, Washington, D.C.

 

La Rosa, N., Brown, S. L., Seymour, N. E., McClay, M. M., Mitchell, S. M., Seegan, P. L., Sustaíta, M. A., & Cukrowicz, K. C. (2018, April). The moderating role of pessimism in the relation between peer victimization, thwarted interpersonal needs, and suicide ideation. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Association of Suicidology, Washington, D.C.

 

Mitchell, S. M., Brown, S. L., Roush, J. F., Alquist, J. L., Bolaños, A. D., Morgan, R. D., & Cukrowicz, K. C. (2018, April). Thwarted interpersonal needs and suicide ideation distress among psychiatric inpatients: The moderating effects of criminal associates. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Association of Suicidology, Washington, D.C.

 

Mitchell, S. M., Brown, S. L., Roush, J. F., Littlefield, A. K., Marshall, A. J., & Cukrowicz, K. C. (2018, April). Statistical and clinical considerations of assessing thwarted interpersonal needs among psychiatric inpatients. In Roush, J. F. (Chair), Theory-driven approaches to suicide risk assessment and conceptualization among psychiatric inpatients. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the American Association of Suicidology, Washington, D.C.

 

Delgado, D., Bolaños, A. D., Rose, B., Mitchell, S. M., Velasquez, S., Bauchowitz, A., … Morgan, R. D. (2017, May). Criminogenic risk factors among forensic psychiatric inpatients. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychiatric Association, San Diego, CA.

 

Delgado, D., Bolaños, A. D., Mitchell, S. M., Rose, B., McDermott, B., Velasquez, S., … Morgan, R. D. (2017, March). Criminogenic risk factors among forensic psychiatric inpatients. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Forensic Mental Health Association Conference, Monterey, CA.

 

Delgado, D., Mitchell, S. M., Broderick, C. & Morgan, R. D. (2017, March). Inpatient violence and criminal risk factors. In Morgan, R. D. (Chair), Criminal risk in a forensic mental health sample: Identifying prevalence, risk, and needs. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Seattle, WA.

 

Bolaños, A. D., Morgan, R. D., Delgado, D., & Mitchell, S. M. (2017, March). Psychiatric and criminogenic risk: Comparing psychiatric inpatients to offenders who plead not guilty by reason of insanity. In Morgan, R. D. (Chair), Criminal risk in a forensic mental health sample: Identifying prevalence, risk, and needs. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Seattle, WA.

 

Brown, S. L., Cukrowicz, K. C., Mitchell, S. M., Seymour, N., & Roush, J. F. (2017, April). Pain catastrophizing and acquired capability for suicide in rural west Texas: A Project FRONTIER study. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Association of Suicidology, Phoenix, AZ.

 

Mitchell, S. M., Rose, B., Bolaños, A. D., Delgado, D., & Morgan, R. D. (2017, March). What does criminal risk tell us about suicide risk? In Morgan, R. D. (Chair), Criminal risk in a forensic mental health sample: Identifying prevalence, risk, and needs. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Seattle, WA.

 

Seymour, N.S., Hicks, K., Anderson, A. J., Mitchell, S. M., Seegan, P. L., Sustaita, M. A., Brown, S. L., & Cukrowicz, K.C. (2017, April). Peer victimization and suicide ideation: The mediating roles of social support, depression, and anxiety. Poster presented at the annual conference of the American Association of Suicidology, Phoenix, AZ.

 

Bolaños, A. D., Morgan, R. D., & Mitchell, S. M. (2016, June). Psychiatric and criminogenic risk: Comparing psychiatric inpatients to offenders who plead not guilty by reason of insanity. In Morgan, R. D. (Chair), Treating justice-involved persons with mental illness in forensic, correctional, and community settings. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the International Association of Forensic Mental Health Services, New York, NY.

 

Brown, S. L., Mitchell, S. M., Hancock, D., Roush, J. F., Seymour, N., & Cukrowicz, K. C., (2016, April). Personal stigma related to depression and death ideation in older adults: Examining the role of interpersonal risk factors and hopelessness. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Association of Suicidology, Chicago, IL.

 

Brown, S. L., Roush, J. F., Mitchell, S. M., & Cukrowicz, K. C., (2016, April). Suicide risk among BDSM practitioners: The role of the interpersonal theory of suicide. In Cole, A. (Chair), Recent advances and future direction in minority suicide. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the American Association of Suicidology, Chicago, IL.

 

Mitchell, S. M., Bolaños, A. D., Brown, S. L., Roush, J. F., Morgan, R. D., & Cukrowicz, K. C. (2016, April). Adaptive functioning and perceived burdensomeness among psychiatric inpatients. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Association of Suicidology, Chicago, IL.

 

Roush, J. F., Seegan, P. L., Brown, S. L., Mitchell, S. M., Sustaíta, M. A., & Cukrowicz, K. C., (2016, April). The protective role of optimism in the relation between peer victimization and suicide ideation. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Association of Suicidology, Chicago, IL.

 

Seymour, N. E., Brown, S. L., Roush, J. F., Mitchell, S. M., & Cukrowicz, K. C. (2016, October). The relation between disclosure and suicide ideation among LGBTQ and non-LGBTQ BDSM practitioners: The role of thwarted interpersonal needs. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies in the Marriott Marquis, New York City, NY.

 

Taylor, N., Mitchell, S. M., Roush, J. F., Brown, S. L., Jahn, D. R., & Cukrowicz, K. C. (2016, April). Thwarted interpersonal needs and suicide ideation: Comparing psychiatric inpatients with bipolar and unipolar mood disorders. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Association of Suicidology, Chicago, IL.

 

Brown, S. L., Roush, J. F., Mitchell, S. M., Hamlin, L. J., Robitschek, C.  & Cukrowicz, K. C. (2015, November). Personal growth initiative mediates the relation between hope and risk factors for suicide ideation. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Chicago, IL.

 

Bolaños, A. D., Morgan, R. D., Mitchell, S. M., & Grabowski, K. E. (2015, June). Shared risk factors among persons with mental illness who are and are not criminal justice involved. In Morgan, R. D. (Chair), Treating offenders with mental illness: Current research perspectives. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of North American Correctional and Criminal Justice Psychology Conference, Ottawa, Canada.

 

Fang, J. Q., Mitchell, S. M., Seegan, P. L., Sustaíta, M. A., Brown, S. L., & Cukrowicz, K. C. (2015, April). Sensation seeking as a mediator of the relation between alcohol use and acquired capability for suicide. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Association of Suicidology, Atlanta, GA.

 

Grabowski, K. E., Mitchell, S. M., Bolaños, A. D., Morgan, R. D., & Hunter, J. (2015, June). The relation between perceived burdensomeness and suicidal ideation: A comparison of persons with mental illness who are and are not criminal justice involved. Poster presented at the annual meeting of North American Correctional and Criminal Justice Psychology Conference, Ottawa, Canada.

 

Jahn, D. J., Cukrowicz, K. C., Meoff, D., Mitchell, S. M., Poindexter, E. K., & Guidry, E. T. (2015, March). An examination of suicide risk factors in psychiatric inpatients with psychotic disorders. Poster presented at the annual meeting International Congress on Schizophrenia Research, Colorado Springs, CO.

 

Mitchell, S. M., Seegan, P. L., Sustaíta, M. A., & Cukrowicz, K. C. (2015, April). Peer victimization and the interpersonal theory of suicide. In Wolford-Clevenger, C. (Chair), Understanding the connection between interpersonal violence and suicide risk. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the American Association of Suicidology, Atlanta, GA.

 

Morgan, R. D., Mitchell, S. M., Thoen, M., Sustaíta, M. A., Bolaños, A. D., & Campion, K. (2015, March). Specialty courts: Who’s in and are they working? In Morgan, R. D. (Chair), Working to improve correctional practice: Assessing risk, community intervention, and understanding resistance. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of American Psychology and Law Society Convention, San Diego, CA.

 

Nuñez, M., Mitchell, S. M., Van Horn, S. A., Bolaños, A. D., &Morgan, R. D. (2015, June). The relation between hopelessness and mental health recovery attitudes in individuals with and without criminal justice involvement. Poster presented at the third meeting of North American Correctional and Criminal Justice Psychological Conference, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

 

Poindexter, E. K., Brown, S. L., Roush, J. F., Mitchell, S. M., & Cukrowicz, K. C. (2015, April). Interpersonal trauma and suicide ideation: A serial mediation approach informed by the interpersonal theory of suicide. In Wolford-Clevenger, C. (Chair), Understanding the connection between interpersonal violence and suicide risk. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the American Association of Suicidology, Atlanta, GA.

 

Batastini, A. B., Morgan, R. D., Bolaños, A. D., & Mitchell, S. M. (2014, August). Employer attitudes toward hiring applicants with mental illness and criminal justice involvement: A follow-up study. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.

 

Brown, S. L., Mitchell, S. M., Roush, J. F., Hamlin, L. J., & Cukrowicz, K. C. (2014, November). An examination of the interpersonal theory of suicide in a Hispanic/Latino sample. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Philadelphia, PA.

 

Mitchell, S. M. & Cukrowicz, K. C. (2014, August). Painful and provocative events as a moderator between hope and acquired capability for suicide. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.

 

Mitchell, S. M., Jahn, D. R., Guidry, E. T., & Cukrowicz, K. C. (2014, April). The relation between video game play and suicide risk factors. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Association of Suicidology, Los Angeles, CA.

 

Poindexter, E. K., Mitchell, S. M., Jahn, D. J., & Cukrowicz, K. C. (2014, August). Moderated mediation: Thwarted interpersonal needs, substances, and PTSD predicting suicide ideation. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.

 

Roush, J. F., Mitchell, S. M., Brown, S. L., Boyd, K. L., & Cukrowicz, K. C. (2014, April). The protective role of hope within the interpersonal theory of suicide among Hispanic/Latino Americans. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Association of Suicidology, Los Angeles, CA.

 

Guidry, E. T., Mitchell, S. M., Jahn, D. R., Stevens, J. M., & Cukrowicz, K. C. (2013, November). A study of the relationship between hours spent playing cooperative video games and perceived burdensomeness. Poster presented at the meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Nashville, TN.

 

Jahn, D. R., Mitchell, S. M., Poindexter, E. K., & Cukrowicz, K. C. (2013, April). Suicide ideation, depression, and mental health treatment in college students. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Association of Suicidology, Austin, TX.

 

Mitchell, S. M., Jahn, D. R., Poindexter, E. K., Khazem, L. R., & Cukrowicz, K. C. (2013,  November). Involvement with criminal persons as a mediator of the relation between antisocial personality traits and thwarted belonging. Poster to be presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Nashville, TN.

 

Poindexter, E. K., Jahn, D. R., Mitchell, S. M., & Cukrowicz, K. C. (2013, April). Perceived burdensomeness and thwarted belongingness mediate the relations between PTSD symptoms and suicide ideation. In Smith, P. N. (Chair), The effects of trauma, negative life events, and thwarted interpersonal needs on suicidal ideation. Symposium conducted at the 46th annual meeting of the American Association of Suicidology, Austin, TX.

 

Gross, N. R., Morgan, R. D., & Mitchell, S. M. (2012, August). Criminal thinking as a moderator between psychiatric symptoms and psychiatric hospitalization. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Orlando, FL.

 

Gross, N. R., Mitchell, S. M., Gutierrez, M., & Morgan, R. D. (2011, August). Criminal thinking and psychiatric presentation: A comparison of offenders with mental illness and psychiatric patients. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.

 

Jahn, D. R., Poindexter, E. K., Stevens, J. M., Mitchell, S. M., & Cukrowicz, K. C. (2011, April). The mediating effect of perceived burdensomeness on the relation between self-perceived health and death ideation in older adults. Poster presented at the meeting of the American Association of Suicidology, Portland, OR.

 

Mitchell, S. M., Romani, C. J., & Morgan, R. D. (2011, August). Criminal thinking: A link between self-injurious behavior and mood disorders in offenders with mental illness. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.

 

Day, L. E., Mitchell, S. M., Davenport, K. L., Serna-McDonald, C. C., & Morgan, R. D. (2010, August). Offenders’ with mental illness refusal of mental health treatment. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Diego, CA.

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