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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

Licenses and Certifications

  • BCIA, Board Certified in Biofeedback (BCB) (2014 - Present)
  • State of Utah, Licensed Psychologist (2000 - 2012)

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)

Memberships

  • 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, Annals of Behavioral Medicine (2015 - Present)
  • Board Member, Association of Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback (2015 - Present)
  • Editorial Review Board Member, Frontiers in Psychology (2015 - Present)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Multiple journals (2000 - Present)
  • Conference-Related Role, Association of Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback (2016 - 2017)
  • Editorial Review Board Member, Journal of Behavioral Medicine (2005 - 2015)

Courses Taught

Publications

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Presentations

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Tracy Brown Yoko Caldwell Patrick R Steffen
Katie Steck Louise Fidalgo Barbara Morrell Patrick R Steffen
Louise Fidalgo Patrick R Steffen
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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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
Patrick R Steffen Brent Slife
Michael J Larson Patrick R Steffen