Lindsay S. Ham

University of Arkansas, USA


Lindsay S. Ham received her Ph.D. degree in clinical psychology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, in 2004. She completed her predoctoral internship training at the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Ham is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychological Science and the Director of the Laboratory of Anxiety and Substance Abuse Research, at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. Dr. Ham's program of research primarily emphasizes the interplay between anxiety and substance misuse among adults, college students, and adoelscents. Specifically, she is interested in understanding the development and maintenance of concurrent social anxiety and alcohol use disorders, a co-occurring condition that commonly occurs in society. Dr. Ham employs both laboratory-based and questionnaire-based research methodologies to explore the process of drinking to cope with anxiety. Further, Dr. Ham also has established a line of research examining the factors associated with college student drinking. Dr. Ham is currently funded by ABMRF/The Foundation for Alcohol Research for a two-year project examining the role of social information processing in stress response dampening from alcohol among socially anxious drinkers. She has also received extramural funding from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism and Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.

Biography Updated on 13 August 2012

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