University of Illinois at Chicago
Department of Psychiatry
912 S. Wood St., (M/C 913)
Chicago, IL 60612

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Labott, S., & Martin, R. (1988).  Weeping:  Evidence for a cognitive theory.  Motivation and Emotion, 12(3), 205 216.

Labott, S.M., Elliott, R., & Eason, P.S. (1992).  "If you love someone, you don't hurt them":   A Comprehensive Process Analysis of a weeping event in therapy. Psychiatry, 55, 49 62.

Labott, S.M., Preisman, R.C., Popovich, J., & Iannuzzi, M.C.  (1995). Health care utilization of somatizing patients in a pulmonary subspecialty clinic. Psychosomatics, 36, 122-128.
Labott, S.M., Preisman, R.C., Torosian, T., Popovich, J., & Iannuzzi, M.C. (1996). Screening for somatizing patients in the pulmonary subspecialty clinic.  Psychosomatics, 37, 327-338.

Labott, S.M., Sanjabi, P.B., Jenkins, N., & Iannuzzi, M.C. (2001). Anger experience and expression in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Psychology, Health & Medicine, 6 (4), 481-486.
Labott, S.M., & Johnson, T.P. (2004).  Psychological and social risks of behavioral research. IRB: Ethics & Human Research, 26(3), 11-15.

Labott, S. (2005).  Understanding a patient’s wishes to die. Clinical Case Studies, 5(3),   220- 230.

Collins, C.A. & Labott, S.M. (2007). Psychological assessment of candidates for solid organ transplantation. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 38(2), 150-157.

Duffecy, J., Bleil, M.E., Labott, S.M., Browne, A., & Galvani, C. (2008). Psychopathology in adolescents presenting for laparoscopic banding.  Journal of Adolescent Health, 43, 623-625.

Sanders, K., Labott, S.M., Molokie, R., Shelby, S.R., & DeSimone, J.(2010) Age, coping, and health
care utilization in adults with sickle cell disease.  Journal of Health Psychology, 15(1), 131-137.


Susan Labott, PhD, ABPP

Professor of Clinical Psychology in Psychiatry
Director, Health Psychology
Associate Director, Psychology Internship Training

Dr. Labott began her career studying emotional expression, specifically weeping. Interests in emotional expression and health lead to the study of health psychology and psychological issues associated with adjustment to medical issues. She began the Health Psychology Service at UIC in 1997; this service currently provides inpatient consultation and outpatient psychological services to individuals dealing with a variety of significant medical conditions. She is also active with the UIC Institutional Review Board, serving as Chair of the Social/Behavioral board since 2004.

Health psychology, research ethics

American Board of Professional Psychology, Clinical Health Psychology
American Psychological Association, Health Psychology

Emotional risks of survey research
Psychological effects of stem cell donation


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