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Susan Labott PhD ABPP

Susan Labott
  • Former, Professor of Clinical Psychology in Psychiatry
  • Former Director, Health Psychology
  • Former 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.

  • psychiatry

    Health psychology, research ethics

  • Emotional risks of survey research

  • Psychological effects of stem cell donation

  • 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.