Samantha Nagy

Graduate Student, Clinical Psychology Insomnia and Sleep Health Research Laboratory Faculty Advisor: Daniel Taylor

Samantha Nagy

Graduate Student, Clinical Psychology Insomnia and Sleep Health Research Laboratory Faculty Advisor: Daniel Taylor

I received my Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and Master’s in Experimental Psychology with a focus in behavioral health in 2016 and 2018 (respectively) from Oakland University in Rochester, MI under the mentorship of Scott Pickett, Ph.D. I am currently a Graduate Student under the advisement of Daniel Taylor, Ph.D. I am originally from Detroit, MI and have previously worked at Oakland University and at Florida State University in Tallahassee, FL as a lecturer and project coordinator.  My broad research interests include insomnia, shift work, posttraumatic stress disorder, emotion regulation, and intervention outcomes, particularly in healthcare workers and first responders. 

Research Interests: 

  • Insomnia
  • Shift work
  • Posttraumatic stress disorder
  • Emotion regulation
  • Intervention outcomes, particularly in healthcare workers and first responders. 

Selected Publications: 

  • Nagy, S. M., Pickett, S. M., & Hunsanger, J. A. (2020). The relationship between mindfulness, PTSD-related sleep disturbance, and sleep quality: Contributions beyond emotion regulation difficulties. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy.
  • Nagy, S. M., Butame, S. A., Todd, L., Sheffler, J. L., Budhwani, H., Fernandez, M. I., ... & Naar, S. (2021). Barriers and facilitators to implementing a motivational interviewing-based intervention: a multi-site study of organizations caring for youth living with HIV. AIDS care, 1-6.
  • Ray, Travis N., Jillian A. Hunsanger, Samantha M. Nagy, and Scott M. Pickett. "Potentially morally injurious events and depression symptoms among a trauma‐exposed sample: Examining the roles of interpersonal needs and emotion dysregulation." Stress and Health 37, no. 1 (2021): 151-161.
  • Nagy, S.M. & Pickett, S.M. (2019). Anger as avoidance: The role of negative posttraumatic cognitions and association with posttraumatic outcomes. Symposium presented at the 7th International Conference on Emotions, Wellbeing, and Health, Tilburg, the Netherlands.
  • Kirwan, M., Lanni, D. J., Nagy, S., & Pickett, S. M. (2021). Building a model to predict sexual assault victimization frequency among undergraduate women. Violence against women, 10778012211022777.
  • Warnke, A. S., Nagy, S. M., Pickett, S. M., Jarrett, N. L., & Hunsanger, J. A. (2018). The examination of behavior inhibition system sensitivity, experiential avoidance, and sex in relation to post-traumatic stress symptom severity: Comparison of a moderated versus mediated model. Personality and Individual Differences, 132, 60-65.

Updated: 07/22/22

Degrees

  • B.A. Psychology, Oakland University
  • M.S. Experimental Psychology (Behavioral Health Focus), Oakland University
Ph.D. Students Clinical
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