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Jaclyn Ross PhD

Jaclyn Ross
  • Research Scientist/Supervising Psychologist
  • Department of Psychiatry, UIC
Gender Pronouns
  • she/her
Contact Information
  • jmross [at]
  • Institute for Juvenile Research (IJR)
    1747 W. Roosevelt Rd.
    Chicago IL 60612
  • Room #:299

Dr. Ross is a clinical psychologist and scientist working at the intersection of the menstrual cycle and psychopathology. As a Research Scientist in the CLEAR Lab, she helps to manage the day-to-day protocols of the clinical trials in the field of premenstrual disorders, conducts clinical suicide risk monitoring and management, provides supervision of structured diagnostic interviews, and leads scientific projects in conceptualizing, analyzing, and writing scientific manuscripts. Dr. Ross’s research centers on 1) the role of the menstrual cycle (and ovarian hormone fluctuations) in interpersonal dysfunction and suicidality, and 2) the application of DBT skills in yielding symptom improvement in the premenstrual phase among hormone-sensitive patients.In addition to her work in clinical research, Dr. Ross is the founder of a Chicago-based private practice specializing in evidence-based treatments for premenstrual disorders, as well as mood, anxiety, and trauma disorders. She currently serves on the clinical advisory board for the International Association of Premenstrual Disorders (IAPMD).

  • Suicidality, interpersonal processes, emotion regulation, menstrual cycle, Dialectical Behavior Therapy

  • Ross, J.M., Karney, B.R., Nguyen, T.P., & Bradbury, T.N. (2019). Communication that is maladaptive for middle-class couples is adaptive for socioeconomically disadvantaged Couples. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 116(4), 582.

    Ross, J.M., Girard, J.M., Wright, A.G.C., Scott, L.N., Beeney, J.E., Hallquist, M.N., Lazarus, S.A., Stepp, S.D., & Pilkonis, P.A. (2017). Momentary patterns of covariation between specific affects and interpersonal behavior: linking relationship science and personality assessment. Psychological Assessment, 29(2), 123.

    Ross, J.M., Karney, B.R., & Bradbury, T.N. (Revise & Resubmit, 2022). Three Tests of the Vulnerability-Stress-Adaptation Model: Independent Prediction, Mediation, and Generalizability. Frontiers in Psychology.

    Williamson, H.C., Hammett, J.F., Ross, J.M., & Bradbury, T.N. (2018). Premarital Education and Later Relationship Help-Seeking. Journal of Family Psychology, 32(2), 276.

    Hammett, J. F., Ross, J. M., Karney, B. R., & Bradbury, T. N. (2020). Cumulative risk and intimate partner violence. Psychology of Violence. Advance online publication.

    Eisenlohr-Moul, T., Divine, M., Schmalenberger, K., Murphy, L., Buchert, B., Wagner-Schuman, M., ... & Ross, J. (2022). Prevalence of lifetime self-injurious thoughts and behaviors in a global sample of 599 patients reporting prospectively confirmed diagnosis with premenstrual dysphoric disorder. BMC psychiatry22(1), 1-15.

    Wolitzky-Taylor, K., Breland, H., Ross, J.M., Sewart, A. (2021). A preliminary test of the efficacy of brief self-administered behavioral interventions for rumination. Behavior Modification.