Lab Publications


Park, Y. & Ammerman, B. A., (2020). How should we react to disclosures of nonsuicidal self-injury? An examination of self-injury disclosure, depression, and suicidal thoughts and behaviors. Psychiatry Research. Advanced Online Publication. doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2020.113430

Burke, T.A., Ammerman, B.A., Hamilton, J.L., Stange, J.P., & Piccirrilo, M. (2020). Nonsuicidal self-injury scar concealment from the self and others. Journal of Psychiatric Research. Advanced Online Publication. doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychires.2020.07.040

Ammerman, B.A., Wilcox, K. T., O’Loughlin, C. M., & McCloskey, M.S. (2020). Characterizing the choice to disclose nonsuicidal self-injury. Journal of Clinical Psychology. Advanced Online Publication. doi: 10.1002/jclp.23045

Park, Y., Mahdy, J., & Ammerman, B. A. (2020). Response to nonsuicidal self-injury disclosures: A systematic review. Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology. Advanced Online Publication. doi: 10.1002/casp.2478

Jiang, M., Ammerman, B.A., Zeng, Q., Jacobucci, R., & Brodersen, A. (2020). Phrase-level Pairwise Topic Modeling to Uncover Helpful Peer Responses to Online Suicidal Crises. Humanities and Social Sciences Communications, 7:36. doi: 10.1057/s41599-020-0513-5.

Cho, G. Y., Waite, E. E., Ammerman, B. A., & Dixon-Gordon, K. L. (2020). The role of reflective rumination and anger rumination in predicting suicidal ideation and suicide attempts in individuals with BPD features. Archives of Suicide Research. Advanced Online Publication. doi: 10.1080/13811118.2020.1755920

O’Loughlin, C.M., Burke, T.A., & Ammerman, B.A. (2020). Examining the time to transition from self-injury to suicide attempt: A brief report. Crisis: The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention. Advanced Online Publication. doi: 10.1027/0227-5910/a000715

Tang, J., Ma Y., Lewis, S. P., Chen, R., Clifford, A., Ammerman B.A., … &Yu, Y. (2020). Association of internet addiction with non-suicidal self-injury among adolescents in China. JAMA Network Open, 3(6):e206863. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.6863.

Knorr, A. C., Ammerman, B. A., LaFleur, S. A., Misra, D., Dhruv, M. A., Karunakaran, B. & Strony, R., (2020). An Investigation of Clinical Decision Making: Identifying Important Factors in Treatment Planning for Suicidal Patients in the Emergency Department. Journal of the American College of Emergency Physicians, 1-9. doi: 10.1002/emp2.12087

Burke, T. A., Jacobucci, R., Ammerman, B. A., & Diamond, G. (2020). Using machine learning to classify suicide attempt history among youth in medical care settings. Journal of Affective Disorders. Advanced Online Publication. doi: 10.1016.j.jad.2020.02.048

Ammerman, B.A., & McCloskey, M.S. (2020). The development of a measure to assess social reactions to self-injury disclosure. Assessment. Advanced Online Publication. doi: 10.1177/1073191120903081.

Sorgi, K. M., Ammerman, B.A., Cheung, J. C., Fahlgren M. K., Puhalla, A. A., & McCloskey, M. S. (2020). Relationships between non-suicidal self-injury and other maladaptive behaviors: Beyond difficulties in emotion regulation. Archives of Suicide Research. Advanced Online Publication: doi: 10.1080/13811118.2020.1715906

Ammerman, B.A., & Reger, M. (2020). A Preliminary Examination of Risk and Protective Factors Among Veteran Suicide Decedents Who Died by Firearm. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior. Advanced Online Publication: doi: 10.11111/sltb.12618

Ammerman, B.A., Jacobucci, R., Turner, B. J., Dixon-Gordon, K. L., & McCloskey, M.S. (2020). Quantifying the importance of lifetime frequency versus number of methods used in the consideration of NSSI severity. Psychology of Violence. Advanced Online Publication. doi: 10.1037/vio0000263.

Carter, S. P., Ammerman, B.A., Gebherdt, H. M., Buchholtz, J., & Reger, M. A. (2020). Participant reactions to suicide-focused research: Implications of studying suicide on an inpatient psychiatry unit. Crisis: The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention. Advanced Online Publication. doi: 10.1027/0227-5910/a000650



Ammerman, B.A., Fahlgren, M.K., Sorgi, K.M., & McCloskey, M.S. (2019). Differences in suicidal thoughts and behaviors among three racial groups: Exploratory analyses in a college sample. Crisis: The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention. Advanced Online Publication. doi: 10.1027/0227-5910/a000621

Ammerman, B.A., Hong, M., Sorgi, K.M., Park, Y., Jacobucci, R., & McCloskey, M.S. (2019). An examination of individual forms of nonsuicidal self-injury. Psychiatry Research, 278, 268-274. doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2019.06.029

Ammerman, B.A., Gebhardt, H., Lee, J., Tucker, R., Matarazzo, B., & Reger, M. A. (2019) Impact of demographic characteristics on Veteran preferences for Caring Contacts. Archives of Suicide Research. Online Advance Publication. doi: 10.1080/13811118.2019.1632231

Ammerman, B.A., Jacobucci, R. & McCloskey, M.S. (2019). Re-considering important outcomes of nonsuicidal self-injury disorder criterion A. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 75, 1084-1097. doi: 10.1002/jclp.22754    

Knorr, A.C., Ammerman, B.A., Hamilton, A.J. & McCloskey, M.S. (2019). Predicting status along the continuum of suicidal thoughts and behaviors among those with a history of non-suicidal self-injury. Psychiatry Research, 273, 514-522. doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2019.01.067

Burke, T.A.,* Ammerman, B.A.,* & Jacobucci, R. (2019). The use of machine learning in the study of suicidal and non-suicidal self-injurious thoughts and behavior: A systematic review. Journal of Affective Disorders, 245, 869-884. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2018.11.073



McCloskey, M. S.* & Ammerman, B. A.* (2018). Suicide and aggression-related disorders. Current Opinion in Psychology, 22, 54-58doi: 10.1016/j.copsyc.2017.08.010

Reger, M. A., Gebhardt, H., Lee, J., Ammerman, B. A., Tucker, R., Matarazzo, B., Wood, A., & Ruskin, D. (2018). Veteran preferences for the Caring Contacts suicide prevention intervention. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior. Advanced online publication. doi: 10.1111/sltb.12528

Ammerman, B.A., Sorgi, K. M., Berman, M. E., Coccaro, E. F., & McCloskey, M.S. (2018). Potential mood variation following a behavioral analogue of self-injurious behavior. Archives of Suicide Research. Advanced online publication. doi: 10.1080/13811118.2018.1527267

Ammerman, B. A., Serang, S., Burke, T., A., Jacobucci, R., Alloy, L. B., & McCloskey, M. S. (2018). Exploratory analysis of mediators in the relationship between childhood maltreatmentand suicidal behavior. Journal of Adolescence, 69, 103-112. doi: 10.1016/j.adolescence.2018.09.004

Reger, M.A., Tucker, R.P., Bricker, S., & Ammerman, B.A. (2018). Military deployments and suicide: A critical examination. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 13, 688-699. doi: 10.1177/17745691618785366

Burke, T. A., Jacobucci, R., Ammerman, B. A., Piccirillo, M., McCloskey, M.S., Heimberg, R.G. & Alloy, L. B. (2018). Identifying the relative importance of non-suicidal self-injury features in classifying suicidal ideations, plans, and behavior using exploratory data mining. Psychiatry Research, 262, 175-183. doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2018.01.045

Ammerman, B. A., Berman, M. E., & McCloskey, M. S. (2018). Assessing non-suicidal self injury in the laboratory. Archives of Suicide Research, 22, 192-223doi: 10.1080/13811118.2017.1319312

Ammerman, B. A., Jacobucci, R., Kleiman, E. M., Uyeji, L. L., & McCloskey, M. S. (2018). The relationship between NSSI Age of Onset and Severity of Self-Harm. Suicide and Life Threatening Behavior, 48, 31-37. doi: 10.1111/sltb.12330

Ammerman, B. A.*, Burke, T. A.*, Knorr, A. C., Alloy, L. B., & McCloskey, M. S. (2018). Measuring acquired capability for suicide within an ideation-to-action framework. Psychology of Violence, 8, 27-286. doi: 10.1037/vio0000090

Ammerman, B. A., Steinberg, L., & McCloskey. M. S. (2018). Risk-taking behavior and suicidality: The unique role of adolescent drug use. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 47, 131-141. doi: 10.1080/15374416.2016.1220313

Ammerman, B. A., & Brown, S. (2018). The mediating role of self-criticism in the relationship between parental expressed emotion and NSSI. Current Psychology, 22, 325-333. doi: 10.1007/s12144-016-9516-1

Ammerman, B.A., Jacobucci, R., & McClsokey, M.S. (2018). Using exploratory data mining to identify important predictors of non-suicidal self-injury frequency. Psychology of Violence, 8, 515-525. doi: 10.1037/vio0000146


2017 and earlier

Ammerman, B. A., Olino, T., Coccaro, E. F., & McCloskey, M. S. (2017). Predicting the daily occurrence of non-suicidal self-injury in Borderline Personality Disorder using ecological momentary assessment. Journal of Personality Disorder, 31, 844-855. doi: 10.1521/pedi_2017_31_278.

Ammerman, B. A., Jacobucci, R., Kleiman, E. M., Muehlenkamp, J., J. & McCloskey, M. S. (2017). Exploration and validation of an empirically derived frequency criteria for NSSI disorder using exploratory data mining. Psychological Assessment, 29, 221-231. doi:10.1037/pas0000334

Burke, T. A., Ammerman, B. A., Hamilton, J. L., & Alloy, L. B. (2017). Impact of non-suicidal self-injury scale: Initial psychometric validation. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 41, 130-142. doi: 10.1007/s10608-016-9806-9

Ammerman, B. A., Kleiman, E., Jenkins, A., Berman, M. & McCloskey, M. S. (2017). The use of propensity score matching to examine sensitivity to punishment and reward in non-suicidal self-injury. Crisis: The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention, 38, 227. doi: 10.1027/0227-5910/a000436

Ammerman, B. A., Burke, T., Alloy, L. B., & McCloskey, M. S. (2016). Subjective pain during NSSI as an active agent in suicide risk. Psychiatry Research, 236, 80-85. doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2015.12.028

Burke, T. A., Hamilton, J., L., Ammerman, B. A., Stange, J., & Alloy, L. B. (2016). Suicide risk aborted and interrupted suicide attempters versus actual suicide attempters. Psychiatry Research, 242, 357-364. doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2016.05.051

Puhalla, A. A., Ammerman, B. A., Uyeji, L., Berman, M. E., McCloskey, M. S. (2016). Negative urgency and reward/punishment sensitivity in intermittent explosive disorder. Journal of Affective Disorders, 201, 8-14. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2016.04.045

Ammerman, B., Kleiman, E. M., Uyeji, L., Knorr, A. & McCloskey, M. S. (2015). Suicidal and violent behavior: The role of anger, emotion dysregulation, and impulsivity. Personality and Individual Differences, 79, 57-62. doi: 10.1016/j.paid.2015.01.044

Kleiman, E. M., Ammerman, B. A., Kulper, D. A., Uyeji, L. L., Jenkins, A. L., & McCloskey, M. S. (2015). Forms of non-suicidal self-injury as a function of trait aggression. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 59, 21-27. doi: 10.1016/j.comppsych.2014.12.004

Kleiman, E. M., Ammerman, B. A., Look, A. E., Berman, M. E., & McCloskey, M. S. (2014). The role of emotion reactivity and gender in the relationship between psychopathology and self-injurious behavior. Personality and Individual Differences, 69, 150-155. doi: 10.1016/j.paid.2014.05.021

Brickman, L., Ammerman, B. A., Look, A. E., Berman, M. E., & McCloskey, M. S. (2014). The relationship between non-suicidal self-injury and borderline personality disorder symptoms in a college sample. Borderline Personality Disorder and Emotion Dysregulation, 1:14. doi: 10.1186/2051-6673-1-14