Lori N Scott, PhD
Education & Training
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
Pitt Psychiatry Investigators Study Affective Dynamics Across Internalizing and Externalizing Dimensions of Psychopathology
Dysregulated affective dynamics (i.e., how emotions ebb and flow over time) have most often been studied among people with a given disorder compared to an unaffected control group. However, this approach has yielded inconsistent findings because many emotional states are seen across multiple psychopathologies. In fact, research has shown that psychiatric disorders are organized by evidence of internalizing (e.g...
Career Development Awards are an Important Step in Transition to Next Phase of Research Careers
The Department of Psychiatry is a model of success for K awardees. The Department's successful funding rate for federal career development (K) awards is twice the national average, and typically 30-40 funded K awards are active at any given time. The keys to this success include the research environment, the generous availability of existing research funding, an outstanding collection of mentors, and very strong...
Department Welcomes Lori Scott, PhD to Faculty
The Department of Psychiatry is pleased to welcome Lori Scott, PhD to its faculty as an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry. Dr. Scott is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University where she earned a Master?s degree (2007) and a doctorate degree (2011) in Clinical Psychology. She first became interested in the study of emotion dysregulation, aggression, and borderline personality disorder as a student at Penn State...