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Patrick Steffen

Professor
Psychology, Psychology

287 TLRB
Provo, UT 84602

Biography

Patrick Steffen’s broad research interests lie in the areas of health psychology and behavioral medicine, with specific interests in culture, spirituality, and health. He is particularly interested in the Hispanic Paradox and how disadvantaged groups display resiliency and positive adaptation in spite of significant stressors. He has authored and co-authored articles in Psychosomatic Medicine, Annals of Behavioral Medicine, Journal of Behavioral Medicine, American Journal of Hypertension, Ethnicity and Disease, and Mental Health, Religion, and Culture; and co-authored chapters in the Oxford Handbook of Health Psychology and the Handbook of Primary Care Psychology. Dr. Steffen is currently a professor of psychology and the director of clinical training in the Brigham Young University clinical psychology program. Before coming to BYU, Steffen was a postdoctoral research fellow in cardiovascular behavioral medicine at Duke University Medical Center. He received his PhD and master’s degrees at the University of Miami in clinical health psychology, and a bachelor’s degree in psychology with minors in statistics and philosophy from Brigham Young University.

Research Interests

Stress and health; stress reduction and biofeedback; the effects of culture and spirituality on health

Teaching Interests

Stress and health; cognitive behavioral therapy; stress management and biofeedback; personality

Education

  • PhD, Clinical Psychology , University of Miami (1998)
  • MS, Clinical Psychology , University of Miami (1996)
  • BS, Psychology , Brigham Young University (1993)

Licenses and Certifications

  • BCIA, Board Certified in Biofeedback (BCB) (2014 - Present)
  • State of Utah, Licensed Psychologist (2000 - 2022)

Honors and Awards

  • Fellow of the Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback (2019 - Present)
  • Alcuin Fellowship, BYU Honors program (2018 - 2020)
  • President, Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback (2017 - 2019)
  • Award for Outstanding Contributions, Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback (2016 - 2016)
  • Citation Paper, Society of Behavioral Medicine (2006 - 2006)
  • Merit Citation for outstanding conference abstract, American Psychosomatic Society (2005 - 2005)

Memberships

  • Comprehensive Clinic
  • Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback (2012 - Present)

Professional Citizenship

  • Officer, Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback (2017 - Present)
  • Editor, Associate Editor, Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback (2017 - Present)
  • Editorial Review Board Member, Frontiers in Psychology (2015 - Present)
  • Officer (specify in Other), International Stress Management Association- US (AAPB Division) (2013 - Present)
  • Committee/Council Member, Association of Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback (2012 - Present)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Multiple journals (2000 - Present)
  • Editorial Review Board Member, Annals of Behavioral Medicine (2015 - 2019)
  • Board Member, Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback (2015 - 2017)
  • Conference-Related Role, Association of Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback (2016 - 2017)
  • Editorial Review Board Member, Journal of Behavioral Medicine (2005 - 2015)
  • Officer (specify in Other), BYU Wellness Advisory Committee (2006 - 2010)

Courses Taught

Publications

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Presentations

Brodrick T Brown Sheilagh T Fox Patrick Steffen Louise F Wheeler
Robert Kirk Belnap Patrick R Steffen
Robert Kirk Patrick R Steffen Linnea Belnap Chantelle Fitting
Yoko Tsui-Caldwell Patrick R. Steffen Morrell Barbara Rice L. Morrell Yoko Tsui-Caldwell
Yoko Tsui-Caldwell Patrick R Steffen Barbara Morrell L Maureen Rice
Linnea Belnap Patrick R Steffen
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Robert Kirk Belnap Linnea Belnap Matthew Bird Patrick R Steffen Krysta Whiting
Tracy Brown Yoko Caldwell Patrick R Steffen
Barbara D Lockhart Barbara Lockhart Ronald L Hager James David George Ulrike Hildegard Mitchell Bruce W Bailey Dennis Lee Eggett Patrick R Steffen
Katie Steck Louise Fidalgo Barbara Morrell Patrick R Steffen
Louise Fidalgo Patrick R Steffen
Cory Pettit Isaac J. Hunt Sanam Jivani Katie Slinn Daniel Bjornn Patrick R Steffen Michael J Larson
Tracy Brown Kara Duraccio Cassie Loveland Marie Ricks Patrick R Steffen
John Richardson Karen Ungricht Chih Han Hsieh Kelsey Howell Laura Van Duker Patrick R Steffen
Dustin Jones Patrick R Steffen
Louise Fidalgo Michael Brogdon Ashley Kuroiwa Eric Bylund Patrick R Steffen
Malvina Salash Crystal Roberts Yoko Tsui Stephanie Svanevik Patrick R Steffen
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Patrick R Steffen Barbara Morrell Andrea Knestel Dianne Lindley Nielsen J Weichmann L Brown S Susov R Canate C Frandsen T Lea A Howell
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D. A. Good Patrick R Steffen Scott A Baldwin Michael J Larson
Patrick R Steffen Mikle Don South Oliver Cameron Jason Anderson
Patrick R Steffen Mikle Don South Oliver Cameron Jason Anderson
Ray M Merrill Paul Matiaco Patrick R Steffen
Bryan Jenson Julianne Holt-Lunstad Patrick R Steffen
Bryan Jensen Julianne Holt-Lunstad Patrick R Steffen Jonathan G Sandberg R. Jenson David Marsh
Julianne Holt-Lunstad Patrick R Steffen Jonathan G Sandberg Bryan Jenson
Bryan Jensen Julianne Holt-Lunstad Patrick R Steffen Jonathan G Sandberg R. Jenson David Marsh
Patrick R Steffen Brent Slife
Michael J Larson Patrick R Steffen
Patrick R Steffen Julianne Holt-Lunstad Jonathan G Sandberg Bryan Jensen
Julianne Holt-Lunstad Patrick R Steffen Pickard P. Jonathan G Sandberg Pederson W.
Julianne Holt-Lunstad Patrick R Steffen Pickard P. Jonathan G Sandberg Pederson W.
Sara Christian Patrick R Steffen Patty Noel
Patrick R Steffen Jill Walker James Van Dyke
James Van Dyke Patrick R Steffen Jill Walker
Chris Anderson Patrick R Steffen Jill Walker James Van Dyke
Jill Walker Patrick R Steffen James Van Dyke
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Marilyn T Soto Patrick R Steffen
Julianne Holt-Lunstad Patrick R Steffen
Marcus Green Patrick R Steffen
Hani A Shabana Patrick R Steffen
Kevin Jordan Patrick R Steffen
John Livingstone Patrick R Steffen
Patrick R Steffen Marcus Green
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Hani A Shabana Patrick R Steffen John Livingstone
John Livingstone Patrick R Steffen
Patrick R Steffen Mathew G Bowden
Patrick R Steffen Lana Rose John Livingstone
Adam Bowman Patrick R Steffen Timothy Smith Michael J Larson Leon Butler Thad Lloyd Sara Owen Joann Demanuele
Thad Lloyd Patrick R Steffen Timothy Smith Michael J Larson Leon Butler Adam Bowman Sara Owen Joann Demanuele
Michael J Larson Patrick R Steffen Kim Jackson John Livingstone Marni Hill Robin Stevens
Patrick R Steffen Kim Jackson Michael J Larson John Livingstone Marni Hill Robin Stevens
John Livingstone Patrick R Steffen Kim Jackson Michael J Larson Mqrni Hill Robin Stevens
Harold L Miller Claudia Clayton Christopher Layne Elizabeth Norton Patrick R Steffen Jann Belcher
Leon Butler Patrick R Steffen
Michael J Larson Patrick R Steffen Michael Fearing
Michael Fearing Patrick R Steffen Michael J Larson
Patrick R Steffen Andrew Sherwood Elizabeth C D Gullette Anastasia Geogiades Alan L Hinderliter James A Blumenthal
Patrick R Steffen James A Blumenthal Alan L Hinderliter Andrew Sherwood