Research

These research publications cover a number of relevant behavioral psychology topics.

Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Anger Management, Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) in the Workplace, Happiness are a few areas in which Dr. J. Ryan Fuller has published research. As a proponent of the scientist-practitioner model (Boulder Model), Dr. Fuller believes that being immersed in research helps inform and improve his clinical skills and vice versa.

Anger Research

  • Fuller, J. R. (2014). Anger Management. In L. Grossman & S. Walfish (Eds.), Translating psychological research into practice (pp. 128-131). New York: Springer Publishing.

  • Fuller, J.R., Fountain, T., O’Leary, S., DiGiuseppe, R. (November, 2006). A Pilot Study of Anger Treatment with an Outpatient Sample. Symposium presentation at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, New Orleans, LA.

  • Fuller, J.R.. (November, 2005). Cognitive-Behavioral Group Psychotherapy for Anger. Symposium presentation on The Clinical Face of Anger: Clinical Presentation, Comorbidity, and Treatment at the annual meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Washington, DC.

  • Fuller, J.R. (May, 2003). Anger Treatment: What works. Presentation to Professionals for Continuing Education Credit. St. John’s University, Jamaica, NY.

  • Fuller, J.R. & Diebold, J. (January, 2000) Aggression: Etiology, Expression, and Treatment Strategies. Paper presented as part of a symposium on Clinical and Family Problems: Empirically Based Solutions for the 87th Indian Science Congress Section of Psychology and Educational Services, Pune, India.

  • Fuller, J.R., Kassinove, H. (August, 1999). Anger Disorders: frequent, ignored, and possibly absolutely universal. Symposium presentation on Cultural Universals in Psychopathology at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Boston, MA.

Happiness and Life Satisfaction

  • Fuller, J.R., Hickey, M., Levine, Doyle, K. (August, 2007). Cognitions, Interpersonal Relations, and Life Satisfaction in Outpatients. Presentation at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

Science

  • Kassinove, H., Fuller, J.R. (April, 1999) Science and Single Subject Research Designs. International Professional Seminar at V.M. Bekhterev Psychoneurological Research Institute, St. Petersburg, Russia.

Weight Loss

  • Fuller, J.R. (2008). Loneliness: Antecedent and Sequel of Obesity. In the Encyclopedia of Obesity. SAGE Publications.

Workplace

  • DiMattia, D. & Fuller, J.R. (2003). Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy in the Workplace. Journal of Cognitive and Behavioral Psychotherapies, 5, 30-52.

  • Fuller, J.R., DiGiuseppe, R. , Fountain, T., O’Leary, S., Lang, C. (2010).  An open trial of a comprehensive anger treatment program on an outpatient sample anger.  Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy.

  • Fives, C. J., Kong, G., Fuller, J. R., DiGiuseppe, R.  (2010).  Aggression, anger, and irrational beliefs in adolescents. Cognitive Therapy and Research.

  • Fuller, J.R. (2008).  Loneliness: Antecedent and Sequel of Obesity.  In the Encyclopedia of Obesity.  SAGE Publications.

  • McDermut, W., Fuller, J.R., DiGiuseppe, R., Chelminski, I., Zimmerman, M. (2008).  Trait Anger and Axis I Disorders: Implications for REBT.   Journal of Rational Emotive Cognitive Behavior Therapy.

  • Froh, J. J., Fives, C. J., Fuller, J. R., Jacofsky, M. D., Terjesen, M. D., & Yurkewicz, C.  (2007).  Interpersonal relationships and irrationality as predictors of life satisfaction. Journal of Positive Psychology, 2, 1-11.

  • Moran, D.J. & Fuller, J.R.  Rational-Emotive Behavior Therapy and Psychological Adjustment after Bariatric Surgery, Obesity Health Magazine (2006).

  • Blau, S., Fuller, J.R, & Vaccaro, T.  (2006).  Rational-Emotive Disputing and the Five-Factor Model:  Personality dimensions of the Ellis Emotional Efficiency Inventory.  Journal of Rational Emotive Cognitive Behavior Therapy, 24(2), 87-100.

  • Lachmund, E., DiGiuseppe, R., & Fuller, J. R.  (2005).  Clinicians’ diagnosis of a case with anger problems. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 39(4), 439-447.

  • Fuller, J. R. (2004). Effects of diaphragmatic breathing, overt typical and rational verbalizations on heart rate, galvanic skin response, and self-reported anger in response to verbal insults. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering, 65(5-B), pp. 2624.

  • DiMattia, D. & Fuller, J.R. (2003). Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy in the Workplace. Journal of Cognitive and Behavioral Psychotherapy, 5, 30-52.

  • Kassinove, H., Owens, S., Roth, D. & Fuller, J.R. (2002).  Effects of Trait Anger and Anger Expression Style on Competitive Attack responses in a Wartime Prisoner’s Dilemma Game.  Aggressive Behavior, 28, 117-125.

  • Fuller, J.R. & Kassinove, H. (1999).  Review of Silberman, M., When Your Child is Difficult (Solve Your Toughest Child-Raising Problems with a Four-Step Plan That Works). Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy, 13(3), 269-272.

CURRENTLY UNDER EDITORIAL REVIEW

  • Anger symptoms of clinic-referred outpatients with a community sample by Psychological Reports.

MANUSCRIPTS IN PREPARATION

  • Cognitions, Interpersonal Relations, and Life Satisfaction in Outpatients.  Fuller, J.R., Hickey, M., Levine, and Kong, G.

  • Evaluation of the Psychometric Properties of the Shortened General Attitude and Beliefs Scale (SGABs). Fuller, J.R., Esposito, M., Chen, M.

  • Effects of Diaphragmatic Breathing, Irrational and Rational Beliefs on EKG, GSR, and Anger. Fuller, J.R., Kassinove, H., Chen. M.

  • The Comorbidity of Anger Symptoms with Personality Disorders In Psychiatric Outpatients

SCIENTIFIC AND PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS

  • Cognitive Therapy & Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy: Differences in Theory and Techniques (April 2009), Brooklyn College Graduate Counseling Program

  • Psychometric Properties of the Shortened General Attitudes and Beliefs Scale

  • J. Ryan Fuller, Maria A. Esposito, & Grace Kong. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Boston, MA (2008).

  • Fuller, J.R., Hickey, M., Levine, Doyle, K. (August, 2007).  Cognitions, Interpersonal Relations, and Life Satisfaction in Outpatients. Poster to be presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

  • Fuller, J.R., Fountain, T., O’Leary, S., DiGiuseppe, R. (November, 2006).  A Pilot Study of Anger Treatment with an Outpatient Sample.  Paper presented as part of a symposium at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, New Orleans, LA.

  • Fuller, J.R..  (November, 2005).  Cognitive-Behavioral Group Psychotherapy for Anger. Paper presented as part of a symposium on The Clinical Face of Anger: Clinical Presentation, Comorbidity, and Treatmentat the annual meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Washington, D.C..

  • DiGiuseppe, R., Ahmed, A.G., & Fuller, J.R.  (November, 2005).  Anger Symptoms of Clinic-referred Outpatients and a Community Sample. Paper presented as part of a symposium on The Clinical Face of Anger: Clinical Presentation, Comorbidity, and Treatmentat the annual meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Washington, D.C..

  • Fuller, J.R., Ahmed, A.G, DiGiuseppe, R., McDermut, W., & Zimmerman, M..  (November, 2005).  Axis I Comorbidity of Outpatients with Anger Symptoms. Paper presented as part of a symposium on The Clinical Face of Anger: Clinical Presentation, Comorbidity, and Treatmentat the annual meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Washington, D.C..

  • McDermut, W., & Fuller, J.R.. (November, 2005).  Axis II Comorbidity of Outpatients with Anger Symptoms. Paper presented as part of a symposium on The Clinical Face of Anger: Clinical Presentation, Comorbidity, and Treatmentat the annual meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Washington, D.C..

  • Terjesen, M., Fuller, J.R., Froh, J.J.. (November, 2005).  Expanding Our Conception of Clinical Pathology: The Role of Adaptive Cognitions in Life Satisfaction. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Washington, D.C..

  • Froh, J.J., Terjesen, M., Fuller, J.R., Fives, C.J.. (November, 2005).  Quality of Life Enhancement and Symptom Relief as Complementary Goals in Psychotherapy. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Washington, D.C..

  • Fuller, J.R.  (November, 2004).  REBT Group Homework. Paper to be presented as part of a symposium on Rational   Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) Group Psychotherapy: What Do We Know and Where Are We Going?at the annual meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New Orleans, LA.

  • Fuller, J.R., DiGiuseppe, & Ahmed, A.G. (November, 2004).  Anger Symptom Differentiation: Outpatient Versus Normals. Poster to be presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New Orleans, LA.

  • Fuller, J.R., Kassinove, H., Kelter, J., & Pastor, S. (August, 2004). Effects of Diaphragmatic Breathing, Overt Irrational and Rational Verbalizations on Heart Rate, Galvanic Skin Response, and Self-reported Anger in Response to Verbal Insults. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HA.

  • Fuller, J.R., DiGiuseppe, R., Canella, C. (August, 2004).  Can Anger Be a Disorder Distinct from Depression?.  Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HA.

  • Fuller, J.R.  (May, 2003).  Anger Treatment.  Professional Presentation for Continuing Education Credit. St. John’s University, Jamaica, NY.

  • Fuller, J.R., Torres-Gallegos, M.T., & Kassinove, H.  (November, 2003).  Effects of Vocal Amplitude and Body Posture on Barb-induced Anger. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Boston, MA.

  • Fuller, J.R., Froh, J.J.,  Jacofsky, M.D., Terjesen, M.D., Fives, C., & Fuller, J.B. (November, 2003). Symptomology and Optimal Functioning as Orthogonal Constructs: Implications for Science and Practice. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Boston, MA.

  • Fuller, J.R., & Kassinove, H. (August, 2002).  Effects of Anger on Attack Responses in the Prisoner’s Dilemma. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

  • Allen, K., Fuller, J.R., Henkel, N., Terjesen, M., & DiGiuseppe, R. (August, 2002). Effects of Homework on Outcome Questionnaire in REBT Group. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

  • Kassinove, H., Fuller, J.R.  (November, 2000). The Experience, Expression, and Treatment of Clinically Angry Men. Paper presented as part of a symposium on Anger: Implications in Community and Clinical Populations at the annual meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New Orleans, LA .

  • Kassinove, H., Fuller, J.R. (August, 2000). Interpersonal Insults, Anger, and Aggression: Rational Responses to Aversive Verbalizations. Paper presented as part of a symposium on Anger and Aggression: Episode Analysis, Prevention, Reduction, and Peace at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C..

  • Fuller, J.R. & Diebold, J.  (January, 2000)   Aggression: Etiology, Expression, and Treatment Strategies. Paper presented as part of a symposium on Clinical and Family Problems: Empirically Based Solutions for the 87th Indian Science Congress Section of Psychology and Educational Services, Pune, India.

  • Kassinove, H., Owens, S., Roth, D. & Fuller, J.R. (November, 1999).  Anger and retaliation in a Prisoner’s Dilemma Game. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Toronto, Canada.

  • Fuller, J.R., Kassinove, H. (August, 1999). Anger Disorders: frequent, ignored, and possibly/absolutely universal. Paper presented as part of a symposium on Cultural Universals in Psychopathology at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Boston, MA.

  • Kassinove, H., Fuller, J.R.  (April, 1999) Science and Single Subject Research Designs. International Professional Seminar at V.M.  Bekhterev Psychoneurological Research Institute, St. Petersburg, Russia.

  • Fuller, J.R. (January, 1999) Anger and Aggression in Adolescence. Paper presented at the international conference on Emerging Issues in Psychology, Osmania University, Hyderabad, India.

  • Fuller, J.R. (January, 1999) Conceptualizing Anger: Constructs, Manifestations, and Treatment. Invited lecture   given for the Golden Jubilee Year, University of Poona, Pune, India.[/EXPAND]