Rebecca P. Cameron, Ph.D.

  • Contact Information

  • Title: Professor
  • Office Location: 353C Amador
  • Office Hours: Spring 2014: Wednesdays 10:00-11:30 AM, Thursdays 5:30-7:00 PM
  • E-mail: cameron@csus.edu
  • Office Phone: (916) 278-6892
  • Mailing Address: Sacramento State 6000 J Street Sacramento, CA 95819-6007
  • Department: Psychology

Courses that I teach

Publications

Articles

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.

Cameron, R. P., Mona, L. R., Syme, M. L., Cordes, C. 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., 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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., 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.

Book chapters

Mona, L. R., Syme, M. L., Cameron, R. P., Clemency Cordes, C., Fraley, S. S., Baggett, L. R., Smith, K., & Roma, V. G. (in press). 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.). New York: Guilford.

Clemency, C. 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.), An essential handbook of women’s sexuality, Volume 2: Diversity, health, and violence (pp. 71-92). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO/Praeger.

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., & 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.

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. (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.

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. 

Presentations (past 5 years)

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. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered older adults. (2013, January). 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.

Syme, M. L., Mona, L. R., Cameron, R. P., Fraley, S. S., Oshi-Ojuri, M., Berens, A., Chen, S., & Lemos, L. (2011, May). It just keeps getting better: Sexual health and well-being among older adults. Workshop presented at the 43rd Annual Conference of the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists, San Diego, CA.

Mona, L. R., & Cameron, R. P. (2011, January). Practicing disability culturally-informed evidence based treatment. Invited workshop presented at the National Multicultural Conference and Summit, Seattle, WA.

Cameron, R. P., & Hayes-Skelton, S. A. (2010, November). Leading the way toward LGBT-affirmative CBT: Clinician, supervisor, and trainee perspectives. Panel discussion presented at the 44th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, San Francisco, California. Panelists: C. R. Martell, T. A. Hart, J. Shipherd, & G. Cortesi.

Cameron, R. P., & Mona, L. R. (2010, August). Understanding the culture of the older adult in sexuality assessment. In L. R. Mona (Chair), Assessing sexual health and intimate relationships among older adults. Symposium presented at the 118th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, San Diego, CA.

Cameron, R. P., Jarvis, A. A., Tait, F., & Mariscal, E. (2009, November). Training master’s-level therapy students to work with lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender clients: A pilot study. Poster presented at the 43rd Annual Convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, New York.

Mona, L. R., Fraley, S. S., Syme, M. L., Miller, A. R., Cameron, R. P., & Goldwaser, G. (2009, August). Prescription for pleasure: Exploring sex positive approaches in women with spinal cord injury. Symposium presented at the 117th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Hayes, S. A., & Cameron, R. P. (2008, November). Training CBT clinicians to work with clients from diverse backgrounds. Panel discussion presented at the 42nd Annual Convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Orlando, Florida. Panelists: M. C. Endriga, M. R. Goldfried, & L. McNair.

Research Interests

  • Correlates of attitudes toward lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals
  • Sexual well-being among people with disabilities and older adults
  • Stress, coping, and social support
  • Health and health behaviors
  • Diverse populations

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National Organizations

Clinical Psychology/Mental Health

Psychology Interest Areas

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State Agencies Governing Licensure as a Mental Health Professional

Regional, State and Local Organizations

National Honor Societies

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