Lori N Scott, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Contact Details

3811 O'Hara St.

Education & Training

Pennsylvania State University, College of the Liberal Arts Clinical Psychology
Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMCClinical Psychology
University of Pittsburgh School of MedicineClinical Psychology

Research Interests

Personality disorders; Aggression and interpersonal problems; Suicide and self-injury
Selected Research Publications & Products
  1. Scott LN, Wright AGC, Beeney JE, Lazarus SA, Pilkonis PA, Stepp SD. Borderline personality disorder symptoms and aggression: A within-person process model. J Abnorm Psychol. 2017;126(4):429-440.
  2. Scott LN, Zalewski M, Beeney JE, Jones NP, Stepp SD. Pupillary and affective responses to maternal feedback and the development of borderline personality disorder symptoms. Dev Psychopathol. 2017;29(3):1089-1104.
  3. Scott LN, Pilkonis PA, Hipwell AE, Keenan K, Stepp SD. Non-suicidal self-injury and suicidal ideation as predictors of suicide attempts in adolescent girls: a multi-wave prospective study. Compr Psychiatry. 2015;58:1-10.
  4. Scott LN, Stepp SD, Pilkonis PA. Prospective associations between features of borderline personality disorder, emotion dysregulation, and aggression. Personality Disorders: Theory, Research, and Treatment. 2014;5(3):278-288.
  5. Scott LN, Levy KN, Granger DA. Biobehavioral reactivity to social evaluative stress in women with borderline personality disorder. Personality Disorders: Theory, Research, and Treatment. 2013;4(2):91-100.

Clinical Interests

Borderline personality disorder; Integrative psychotherapy