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Name: Rebecca P. Cameron, Ph.D.

Title: Interim Department Chair and Professor

Office Location: Amador Hall 350

Email: cameron@csus.edu

Office Phone: (916) 278-6254

Mailing Address: Sacramento State 6000 J Street Sacramento, CA 95819-6007

Office Hours: By appointment only

Department : Psychology

Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae

Education

Research Interests

Stress, Coping, Social Support, Well-being, and Diversity (including Ethnicity, LGBT Identity, and Disability Status)

Publications

Clemency Cordes, C., Cameron, R. P., Mona, L. R., Syme, M. L., & Coble-Temple, A. (2016). Perspectives on disability within integrated healthcare. In M. Casas, L. A. Suzuki, C. M. Alexander, & M. A. Jackson (Eds.), Handbook of multicultural counseling (4th ed., pp. 401-410). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Syme, M. L., Clemency Cordes, C., Cameron, R. P., & Mona, L. R. (2015). Sexual health and well-being in the context of aging. In P. A. Lichtenberg & B. T. Mast (Editors-in-Chief), APA handbook of clinical geropsychology: Vol. 2. Assessment, treatment, and issues of later life (pp. 395-412). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Mona, L. R., Syme, M. L., Cameron, R. P., Clemency Cordes, C., Fraley, S. S., Baggett, L. R., Smith, K., & Roma, V. G. (2014). Sexuality and disability: A disability-affirmative approach to sex therapy. In Y. M. Binik & K. Hall (Eds.), Principles and practices of sex therapy (5th ed., pp. 457-481). New York: Guilford.

Cameron, R. P. (2014, Summer). Honoring the experience of disability. Phi Kappa Phi Forum, 16-18.

Syme, M. L., Mona, L. R., & Cameron, R. P. (2013). Sexual health and well-being after cancer: Applying the sexual health model. The Counseling Psychologist, 41, 268-285.

Clemency Cordes, C., Mona, L. R., Syme, M. L., Cameron, R. P., & Smith, K. (2013). Sexuality and sexual health among women with physical disabilities. In D. Castañeda (Ed.), The essential handbook of women’s sexuality, Volume 2: Diversity, health, and violence (pp. 71-92). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO/Praeger.

Cameron, R. P., Mona, L. R., Syme, M. L., Clemency Cordes, C., Fraley, S. S., Chen, S. S., Klein, L. S., Welsh, E., Smith, K., & Lemos, L. (2011). Sexuality among wounded Veterans of Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF), Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF), and Operation New Dawn (OND): Implications for rehabilitation psychologists. Rehabilitation Psychology, 56, 289-301.

Mona, L. R., Syme, M. L., Goldwaser, G., Cameron, R. P., Chen, S., Clemency, C., Fraley, S. S., Wirick, D. O., & Lemos, L. (2011). Sexual health in older adults: Conceptualization and treatment. In K. H. Sorocco & S. Lauderdale (Eds.), Implementing CBT for older adults: Innovations across care settings (pp. 263-287). New York: Springer.

Mona, L. R., Goldwaser, G., Syme, M. L., Cameron, R. P., Clemency, C., Miller, A. M., Lemos, L., & Ballan, M. S. (2010). Assessment and conceptualization of sexuality among older adults. In P. A. Lichtenberg (Ed.), Handbook of assessment in clinical gerontology (2nd ed., pp. 331-356). London, UK: Elsevier.

Fawcett, J., Cameron, R. P., & Schatzberg, A. F. (2010). Mixed anxiety-depressive disorder: An undiagnosed and undertreated severity spectrum? In D. J. Stein, E. Hollander, & B.O. Rothbaum (Eds.), Textbook of anxiety disorders (2nd ed., pp. 241-257). Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Press, Inc.

Mona, L. R., Cameron, R. P., Goldwaser, G., Miller, A. R., Syme, M. L., & Fraley, S. S. (2009). Prescription for pleasure: Exploring sex positive approaches in women with spinal cord injury. Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation, 15, 15-29.

Cameron, R. P., Ton, H., Yang, C., Endriga, M. C., Lan, M. F., & Koike, A. K. (2008). The Transcultural Wellness Center: Rehabilitation and recovery in Asian and Pacific Islander American mental health care. Journal of Social Work in Disability and Rehabilitation, 7, 284-314.

Sanftner, J. L., Cameron, R. P., Tantillo, M., Heigel, C. P., Martin, D. M., Sippel-Silowash, J. A., & Taggart, J. M. (2006). Mutuality as an aspect of family functioning in predicting eating disorder symptoms in college women. Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, 21(2), 41-66.

Mona, L. R., Cameron, R. P., & Fuentes, A. J. (2006). Broadening paradigms of disability research to clinical practice: Implications for conceptualization and application. In K. J. Hagglund & A. Heinemann (Eds.), Handbook of applied disability and rehabilitation research (pp. 75-102). New York: Springer.

Mona, L. R., Romesser-Scehnet, J. M., Cameron, R. P., & Cardenas, V. (2006). Cognitive-behavioral therapy and people with disabilities. In P. A. Hays & G. Y. Iwamasa (Eds.), Culturally responsive cognitive-behavioral therapy: Assessment, practice, and supervision (pp. 199-222). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Mona, L. R., Cameron, R. P., & Crawford, D. (2005). Stress and trauma in the lives of women with disabilities. In K. Kendall-Tackett (Ed.), Handbook of women, stress and trauma (pp. 229-244). New York: Brunner-Routledge.

Taylor, C. B., Houston Miller, N., Cameron, R. P., Wien Fagans, E., & Das, S. (2005). Dissemination of an effective inpatient tobacco use cessation program. Nicotine and Tobacco Research, 7, 129-137.

Murphy, R. T., Cameron, R. P., Sharp, L., Ramirez, G. Rosen, C. S., Drescher, K., & Gusman, F. (2004). Readiness to change PTSD symptoms and other problems among veterans participating in a motivation enhancement group. The Behavior Therapist, 27, 33-36

Prins, A., Ouimette, P., Kimerling, R., Cameron, R. P., Hugelshofer, D. S., Shaw-Hegwer, J., Thrailkill, A., Gusman, F. D., & Sheikh, J. I. (2003). The Primary Care PTSD Screen (PC-PTSD): Development and operating characteristics. Primary Care Psychiatry, 9, 9-14.

Cameron, R. P., & Schatzberg, A. F. (2002). Mixed anxiety and depression. In D. J. Stein & E. Hollander (Eds.), Textbook of anxiety disorders (pp. 159-170). Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Press, Inc.

Taylor, C. B., Cameron, R. P., & Newman, M. G., & Junge, J. (2002). Issues related to combining risk factor reduction and clinical treatment for eating disorders in defined populations. Journal of Behavioral Health Services and Research, 29, 81-90.

Monnier, J., Cameron, R. P., Hobfoll, S. E., & Gribble, J. R. (2002). The impact of resource loss and critical incidents on psychological functioning in Fire-Emergency Workers: A pilot study. International Journal of Stress Management, 9, 11-29.

Murphy, R. T., Rosen, C. S., Cameron, R. P., & Thompson, K. E. (2002). Development of a group treatment for enhancing motivation to change PTSD symptoms. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 9, 308-316.

Mona, L. R., Cameron, R. P., Lesondak, L. M., & Norris, F. H. (2000). Posttraumatic stress disorder symptomatology in men and women with spinal cord injury. Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation, 6, 76-86.

Monnier, J., Cameron, R. P., Hobfoll, S. E., & Gribble, J. R. (2000). Direct and crossover effects of prosocial and antisocial coping behaviors. Journal of Family Psychology, 14, 570-584.

Stice, E., Hayward, C., Cameron, R. P., Killen, J. D., & Taylor, C. B. (2000). Body image and eating disturbances predict onset of depression among female adolescents: A longitudinal study. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 109, 438-444.

Mona, L. R., Krause, J. S., Norris, F. H., Cameron, R. P., Kalichman, S. C., & Lesondak, L. M. (2000). Sexual expression following spinal cord injury. NeuroRehabilitation, 15, 121-131.

Ritter, C., Hobfoll, S. E., Lavin, J., Cameron, R. P., Hulsizer, M. R. (2000). Stress, psychosocial resources, and depressive symptomatology during pregnancy in low income, inner-city women. Health Psychology, 19, 576-585.

Murphy, R. T., Cameron, R. P., Sharp, L., & Ramirez, G. (1999). Motivating veterans to change PTSD symptoms and related behaviors. National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Clinical Quarterly, 8, 32-36.

Stice, E., Cameron, R. P., Killen, J. D., Hayward, C., & Taylor, C. B. (1999). Naturalistic weight-reduction efforts prospectively predict growth in relative weight and onset of obesity among female adolescents. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 67, 967-974.

Taylor, C. B., & Cameron, R. P. (1999). Psychosocial risk factors: Assessment and intervention for depression. In N. K. Wenger, L. K. Smith, E. S. Froelicher, & P. M. Comoss (Eds.), Cardiac rehabilitation: A guide to practice in the 21st century (pp. 263-277). New York: Marcel Dekker.

Cameron, R. P., Grabill, C. M., Hobfoll, S. E., Crowther, J. H., Ritter, C., & Lavin, J. (1996). Weight, self-esteem, ethnicity, and depressive symptomatology during pregnancy among inner-city women. Health Psychology, 15, 293-297.

Cameron, R. P., Wells, J. D., & Hobfoll, S. E. (1996). Stress, social support, and coping in pregnancy: Taking gender and ethnicity into account. Journal of Health Psychology, 1, 195-208.

Hobfoll, S. E., Cameron, R. P., Chapman, H. A., & Gallagher, R. W. (1996). Social support and social coping in couples. In G. R. Pierce, B. R. Sarason, & I. G. Sarason (Eds.), The handbook of social support and the family (pp. 413-433). New York: Plenum.

Hobfoll, S. E., deVries, M. W., & Cameron, R. P. (1995). Introduction: Focusing on the community in the case of extreme stress. In S. E. Hobfoll & M. W. deVries (Eds.), Extreme stress and communities: Impact and intervention (pp. 1-10). Dordrecht, the Netherlands: Kluwer.

Hobfoll, S. E., deVries, M. W., & Cameron, R. P. (1995). Conclusions: Addressing extreme stress facing communities. In S. E. Hobfoll & M. W. deVries (Eds.), Extreme stress and communities: Impact and intervention (pp. 523-528). Dordrecht, the Netherlands: Kluwer.

Hobfoll, S. E., Cameron, R. P., & deVries, M. W. (1995). Section II: Basic stress concepts and where they lead in the study of community stress (overview, pp. 27-31); Section III: Resources to offset stress: Applications to the community context (overview, pp. 131-135); Section IV: Bridges to community stress (overview, pp. 199-206); Section V: Long-term effects of community stress (overview, pp. 301-306); Section VI: Prevention and intervention (overview, pp. 395-400). In S. E. Hobfoll & M. W. deVries (Eds.), Extreme stress and communities: Impact and intervention. Dordrecht, the Netherlands: Kluwer.

Hobfoll, S. E., Ritter, C., Lavin, J., Hulsizer, M. R., & Cameron R. P. (1995). Depression prevalence and incidence among inner-city pregnant and postpartum women. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 63, 445-453.

Griffin-Shelley, E., Sandler, K. R., & Cameron, R. P. (1991). A follow-up study of dually diagnosed (chemically dependent) adolescents. Journal of Adolescent Chemical Dependency, 2, 1-11.

Presentations (since Summer 2011)

Lim, S., Cameron, J., Cameron, R. P. Experiences of childhood maltreatment and psychological distress. Poster accepted for presentation at the 97th annual convention of the Western Psychological Association, Sacramento, CA (April, 2017).

Cameron, R. P. (August, 2016). Discussant in L. R. Mona (Chair), Sexuality and diverse identities: Culturally competent sexual health assessment and intervention. Symposium presented at the 124th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Denver, CO.

Martin, J. T., Vadnais, M. K., Lim, S. & Cameron, R. P. (2016, April). A mediated structural model predicting psychological distress from coping and social desirability. Poster presented at the 37th Annual Meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, Washington, DC.

Lim, S., Vadnais, M. K., Martin, J., & Cameron, R. P. (2015, November). A structural model predicting stability of sexual identity from prosocial coping and positive affect. Poster accepted for presentation at the 49th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Chicago, IL.

Vadnais, M. K., Lim, S., Earling, B. N., Feitser, P., Hall, M. R., Kimble, C. J., Pantoja, R., Parshall, A. J., & Cameron, R. P. (2015, April). A structural model predicting group alignment from maternal warmth and well-being.  Poster presented at the 95th Annual Convention of the Western Psychological Association, Las Vegas, NV.

Vadnais, M. K., Lim, S., Martin, J., Goodchild, R., & Cameron, R. P. (2015, January). Differences in attitudes toward LGBT individuals as a function of gender, ethnicity, and religious fundamentalism. Symposium presented at the National Multicultural Conference and Summit, Atlanta, GA.

Cameron, R. P., Vadnais, M. K., Goodchild, R., Padilla, C., Martin, J., Lim, S., & Roma, V. G. (2014, November). Intolerance of uncertainty, religious fundamentalism, and coping in relation to psychological distress and well-being among non-heterosexual students. Poster presented at the 48th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Philadelphia, PA.

Cameron, R. P., Vadnais, M. K., Lim, S., Martin, J., Padilla, C., Riggs, A., Goodchild, R., & Roma, V. G. (2014, May). Contact, religious attendance, and open-mindedness are related to transphobia among non-heterosexual students. Poster presented at the 26th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, San Francisco, CA.

Roma, V. G., Lim, S., Valentine, E., Riggs, A., Goodchild, R., Schumacher, J., & Cameron, R. P. (2013, November). Relations of open-minded thinking and intolerance of uncertainty to attitudes toward lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals. Poster presented at the 47th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Nashville, TN.

Roma, V. G., Parish, M. B., Goodchild, R., Lim, S., Nafiz, N., Patrice, K., Riggs, A., Valentine, E., & Cameron, R. P. (2013, August). Canonical correlation of parenting, social support, self-construal, and well-being. Poster presented at the 121st Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI.

Haas, A., Roma, V. G., Naemi, P., Rounds, D., & Cameron, R. P. (2013, January). Interaction of political orientation and contact on knowledge of LGB cultural history. Poster presented at the National Multicultural Conference and Summit, Houston, TX.

Cameron, R. P. (2013, January). Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered older adults. In M. S. Syme (Chair), Diversity across the lifespan: Applications of cultural competence with older adults. Symposium presented at the National Multicultural Conference and Summit, Houston, TX.

Haas, A., Naemi, P., Roma, V. G., Kneppel, R., Rounds, D., & Cameron, R. P. (2012, November). Canonical correlation analysis of open-minded thinking, coping, and attitudes toward lesbian, gay, and bisexual individuals. Poster presented at the 46th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, National Harbor, MD.

Roma, V. G., Naemi, P., Rounds, D., Peterson, J., Kneppel, R., Haas, A., Jarvis, A., Mona, L. R., & Cameron, R. P. (2012, August). Canonical correlation analysis of attitudes toward LGBT individuals. Poster presented at the 120th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Orlando, FL.

Nafiz, N., & Cameron, R. P. (2012, April). Obesity in populations of White and Hispanic Americans. In K. A. Cotter (Chair), How does culture impact our health and psychological well-being? Symposium presented at the 92nd Annual Convention of the Western Psychological Association, Burlingame, CA.

Cameron, R. P., Naemi, P., Roma, V. G., Haas, A., Rounds, D., Kneppel, R., & Peterson, J. (2012, April). Predictors of attitudes toward transgender individuals among heterosexual college students. Poster presented at the 92nd Annual Convention of the Western Psychological Association, Burlingame, CA.

Endriga, M., & Cameron, R. P. (2012, April). Multicultural curriculum infusion: A report card from psychology. In Challenges facing higher education in the 21st century. Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Studies Spring 2012 Colloquium, California State University, Sacramento, Sacramento, CA.

Cameron, R. P. (2011, August). Sex positive approach to conceptualization and assessment of older adult sexual functioning. In L. R. Mona (Chair), Older adult sexual well-being: Cognitive behavioral and third wave cognitive behavioral approaches within a sex positive context. Symposium presented at the 119th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

Cameron, R. P. (2011, July). Integrating LGBT-affirmative strategies into evidence-based psychotherapy. Invited CME training workshop presented at the South Sacramento Kaiser Psychiatry Department, Sacramento, CA.

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