People


Brooke Slawinski

bslawins@bsd.uchicago.edu


Background:

2012 - Present: Research Assistant, Human Behavioral Pharmacology Laboratory, University of Chicago Hospital

2012: Research Assistant, Center for Decision Research, University of Chicago

2008 - 2012: B.A. in Psychology with Honors, The University of Chicago: Personality disorder comorbidity predicts decreases in symptom severity but not rapid response in women who binge-eat

2010 - 2012: Clinical Research Extern, Adult Eating and Weight Disorders Program, University of Chicago Hospital

2009 - 2010: Research Assistant, Stereotyping & Prejudice Research Laboratory, University of Chicago


Future:

Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology (Forensic Specialization)


Research Interests:

Forensic mental health assessment

Personality Disorders (particularly ASPD)

Psychopathy

Personality assessment

Aggression


Publications:

Journals

Chen, E. Y., Fettich, K. C., Christiansen, K., Norman, G.J., Weissman, J., Ward, A., Southward, M., So, S., Noga, N., Mongrella M, & Slawinski, B. Psychophysiological correlates of anticipatory and consummatory response in bulimia nervosa. (in preperation)

Abstracts

Slawinski, B., So, S., Chau, P., Weissman, J., Chen, E.Y. (2012, November). Personality psychopathology predicts early rapid response in women with bulimia nervosa but not binge-eating disorder. Poster session presented at the annual convention for the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, National Harbor, MD.

So, S., Slawinski, B., Chau, P., Weissman, J., Chen, E.Y. (2012, November). The relationship between suicidality and binge-eating disorder in treatment. Poster session presented at the annual convention for the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, National Harbor, MD.

Chau, P., Akuoko, J., Weissman, J., So, S., Slawinski, B., Pinvarunas, B., Fettich, K.C., & Chen, E.Y. (2012, May). Psychophysiological response to high-calorie food in individuals with anorexia nervosa. Poster session presented at the annual Association for Psychological Science Convention, Chicago, IL.

Akuoko, J., Chau, P., Weissman, J., So, S., Slawinski, B., Pinvarunas, B., Fettich, K.C., & Chen, E.Y. (2012, May). Anticipation and consumption of binge-food in binge-eating disorder. Poster session presented at the annual Association for Psychological Science Convention, Chicago, IL.

Slawinski, B., So, S., Chau, P., Weissman, J., Chen, E.Y. (2012, May) Personality disorder comorbidity predicts decreases in symptom severity but not rapid response in women who binge-eat. Poster session presented at the annual University of Chicago Department of Psychology Honors Day Symposium, Chicago, IL.

Slawinski, B., So, S., Chau, P., Weissman, J., Chen, E.Y. (2012, February) Does personality psychopathology predict treatment response in women who binge-eat? Poster session presented at the annual Chicago Area Undergraduate Research Symposium, Chicago, IL.

Harrington, J., Weissman, J., Noga, N., Slawinski, B. & Chen, E.Y. (2011, November). The association between childhood maltreatment and psychological disorders in severely obese bariatric surgery-seeking individuals. Poster session presented at the annual convention for the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Toronto, Canada.