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Thea Rothmann, PhD

Thea is currently serving as a staff psychologist at the Crookston, MN Community Mental Health Center.

Prior to coming to UN-L, Thea received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and Spanish from Concordia College in Moorhead, MN in 2001. During her undergraduate years, Thea worked in a group home facility for people with severe mental illnesses which prompted her interest in the field. While working on her B.A., Thea did research in the areas of religious cognitive schemas, accepting female god imagery, mental illness stigma and linguistics, and the relationship between self-disclosure and social desirability.

Email Thea: thea_rothmann@hotmail.com

Publications
Iyer, S. N., Rothmann, T. L., Vogler, J. E., & Spaulding, W. D. (2005). Evaluating Outcomes of Rehabilitation for Severe Mental Illness. Rehabilitation Psychology, 50(1), 43-55.

Peer, J., Rothmann, T., Penrod, R., Penn, D., & Spaulding, W. (2004). Social cognitive biases and neurocognitive deficits in paranoid symptoms: Evidence for an interaction effect and changes during treatment. Schizophrenia Research, 71, 463-471.

Publications in Press
Rothmann, T.L.
, Iyer, S.N., Peer, J. & Spaulding, W. (in press). Schizophrenia. In J.E. Fisher & W.O. Donahue (Eds). Practitioner's guide to evidenced-based psychotherapy. New York: Kluwer Academic.

Publications under Review
Hunt, J., Rothmann, T.L., & Rothman, A. (under review) Implicit and Explicit Associations Between Social groups and health problems. Submitted to Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin.

Presentations & Posters
Barrick, A.L., Hunter, R., Snyder, J.A., Spaulding, W.D., & Sullivan, M. (2004, November). In T.L. Rothmann & J.E. Vogler (Mods.), Mental health reform from the behavioral therapists’ perspective. Panel Discussion conducted at 38th AABT Annual Convention, New Orleans, LA.

Rothmann, T.L.
, Peer, J.E., Iyer, S.N., Browne, M., Sim, A.H., Ritchie, A.J., & Spaulding, W. D. (November, 2003). The role of symptomatology in the process of rehabilitation. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavioral Therapy, Boston, MA.

Rothmann, T.L., Cordell, J.M. & Spaulding, W. D. (November, 2003). Measuring affect perception in severe mental illness. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavioral Therapy, Boston, MA.

Rothmann, T.L., Hunt, J.S., & Rothman, A. J. (2003, May). Do Black men automatically come to mind when thinking of substance abuse? Automatic associations between race, gender, and diagnostic categories. Talk presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Rothmann, T.L., Hunt, J.S., McLaughlin, A.R., & Rothman, A. J. (2002, November). Do White women automatically come to mind when thinking of eating disorders? Automatic associations between race, gender, and diagnostic categories. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavioral Therapy, Reno, NV.

Peer, J., Rothmann, T., Penrod, R.& Spaulding,W. (November, 2003). Changes in cognition and paranoid symptoms during rehabilitation for severe mental illness: Are they related? In D. Combs (Chair), Paranoia across the continuum: Cognitive and behavioral findings. Symposium conducted at the meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Boston, MA.

Iyer, S.N., Rothmann, T.L., Peer, J.E., Sim, A.H., Ritchie, A.J., & Spaulding, W.D. (2002, November). Do coping strategies & control beliefs change with rehabilitation? The role of neurocognition in the relationship between psychosocial and sociocognitive functioning in severe mental illness. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavioral Therapy, Reno, NV.

Peer, J., Iyer, S., Rothmann, T., Sim, A., Browne, M., & Ritchie, A. (November, 2003). Relationships between neurocognition, social cognition, and behavior during the course of treatment. In W. Spaulding (Chair), Identifying Mechanisms of Recovery in Rehabilitation of Severe Mental Illness: Longitudinal Analytic Methods. Symposium conducted at the meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Boston, MA.

Peer, J.E., Penrod, R.D., Rothmann, T.L., & Spaulding, W.D. (2002, September). Misattributions of Facial Affect and Symptomatology in Schizophrenia: Evidence for a Social Cognitive Bias in Paranoid Symptoms. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Research in Psychopathology, San Francisco, CA.

Sim, A. H., Peer, J. E., Rothmann, T. L., Ritchie, A. J., & Spaulding, W. D. (September, 2002). Dynamical course patterns of neurocognitive and psychosocial functioning in severe mental illness. Poster session presented at the annual meeting for the Society of Research in Psychopathology, San Francisco, CA.

Sim, A. H., Browne, M., Peer, J. E., Rothmann, T. L., Ritchie, A. J., & Spaulding, W. D. (2002, November). The interaction of coping and cognition in treatment response for individuals with severe mental illness. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavioral Therapy, Reno, NV.

Iyer, S.N., Vogler, J.V., Peer, J.E., Rothmann, T.L., Browne, M., Sim, A.H., Ritchie, A.J., & Spaulding, W. D. (November, 2003). The impact of hopelessness on rehabilitation outcome: relationships between hopelessness, insight, and neurocognitive functioning over the course of rehabilitation in severe mental illness. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavioral Therapy, Boston, MA.

Vogler, J.E., Peer, J.E., Iyer, S.N., Rothmann, T.L., Browne, M., Ritchie, A. J., & Spaulding, W. D. (November, 2003). Factors affecting psychosocial functioning in serious mental illness and implications for treatment. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavioral Therapy, Boston, MA.

DeGue, S., Moss, M., DeKraai, M., & Rothmann, T. (2002, March). Preventing out-of-home placements: Juvenile delinquents and the wraparound process. Paper presentation at the biennial conference of the American Psychology- Law Society, Division 41 of the American Psychological Association, Austin, TX.