Research interests:
 Depression and psychobiological responses to stress; understanding how depression develops and unfolds across the lifespan; integrating cognitive, biological, and emotional measures to better elucidate the link between stress and depression.

Journal Articles (peer reviewed)

LeMoult, J., Kircanski, K., Prasad, G., & Gotlib, I H. (in press). Negative self-referential processing predicts the recurrence of major depressive episodes. Clinical Psychological Science.

LeMoult, J., Joormann, J., Kircanski, K., & Gotlib, I. H. (in press). Attentional bias training in girls at risk for depression. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry.

Rowa, K., Gavric, D., Stead, V., LeMoult, J., & McCabe, R. E. (in press). The pernicious effects of post-event processing in social anxiety disorder. Journal of Experimental Psychopathology.

Kotelnikova, Y., LeMoult, J., Mackrell, S. V. M., Sheikh, H. I., Singh, S. M.,…& Hayden, E. P. (in press). The serotonin transporter promoter variant, stress, and attentional biases in middle childhood. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment.

LeMoult, J., Colich, N. L., Sherdell, L., Hamilton, P., & Gotlib, I. H. (in press). Influence of menarche on the relation between diurnal cortisol production and ventral striatum activity during reward anticipation. Social, Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. doi: 10.1093/scan/nsv016
† These authors contributed equally to this work.

Foland-Ross., L. C., Behzadian, N., LeMoult, J., & Gotlib, I. H. (in press). Mother-daughter concordance of cortical thickness in risk for depression. Developmental Neuroscience. doi: 10.1159/000444448

LeMoult, J., Ordaz, S. J., Kircanski, K., & Gotlib, I. H. (2015). Diurnal cortisol production and negative life events predict onset of future depression in high- and low-risk girls. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 124, 850-859. doi:10.1037/abn0000087

LeMoult, J., Yoon, K. L., & Joormann, J. (2015). Rumination and cognitive distraction in major depressive disorder: An examination of respiratory sinus arrhythmia. Psychopathology & Behavioral Assessment, 38, 20-29. doi: 10.1007/s10862-015-9510-1

LeMoult, J., Chen, M. C., Foland-Ross, L. C., Burley, H. W., & Gotlib, I. H. (2015). Concordance of mother-daughter cortisol production: Investigating the intergenerational transmission of risk for depression. Biological Psychology, 108, 98-104. doi:10.1016/j.biopsycho.2015.03.019

Gotlib, I. H., LeMoult, J., Colich, N. L., Foland-Ross, L. C., Hallmayer, J., Joormann, J., & Wolkowitz, O. (2015). Telomere length and cortisol reactivity in children at familial risk for depression. Molecular Psychiatry, 20, 615-620. doi:10.1038/mp.2014.119

LeMoult, J., Carver, C. S., Johnson, S. L., & Joormann, J. (2015). Predicting change in symptoms of depression during the transition to university: The roles of BDNF and working memory capacity. Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience, 15, 95-103. doi: 10.3758/s13415-014-0305-8

Gotlib, I. H., & LeMoult, J. (2014). The “Ins” and “Outs” of the depressive disorders section of DSM-5. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 21(3), 193-207. doi: 10.1111/cpsp.12072

LeMoult, J., & Joormann, J. (2014). Depressive rumination alters cortisol decline in major depressive disorder. Biological Psychology, 100, 50-55. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsycho.2014.05.001

Yoon, K. L., LeMoult, J., & Joormann, J. (2014). Updating emotional content in working memory: A depression-specific deficit? Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 45, 368-374. doi: 10.1016/j.jbtep.2014.03.004

LeMoult, J., Rowa, K., Antony, M. M., Chudzik, S., & McCabe, R. E. (2014). Effect of comorbid depression on cognitive behavioral group treatment for social anxiety disorder. Behaviour Change, 31(1), 53-64. doi: 10.1017/bec.2013.32

Carver, C. S., LeMoult, J., Johnson, S. L., & Joormann, J. (2014). Gene effects and G x E interactions in the differential prediction of three aspects of impulsiveness. Social Psychological and Personality Science. doi: 10.1177/1948550614527116

LeMoult, J., Arditte, K., D’Avanzato, C., & Joormann, J. (2013). State rumination and stress reactivity: Association with attention biases. Journal of Experimental Psychopathology, 4, 471-484. doi: 10.5127/jep.029112

Sanchez, A., Joormann, J., Marker, C., LeMoult, J., & Vazquez, C. (2013). Attentional disengagement predicts stress reactivity in depression: An eye-tracking study. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 122, 303-313. doi: 10.1037/a0031529

LeMoult, J., & Joormann, J. (2012). Attention and memory biases in social anxiety disorder: The role of comorbid depression. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 36, 47-57. doi: 10.1007/s10608-010-9322-2

LeMoult, J., Yoon, K. L., & Joormann, J. (2012). Affective priming in major depressive disorder. Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience, 6, 1-6. doi: 10.3389/fnint.2012.00076

Carver, C. S., Johnson, S. L., Joormann, J., LeMoult, J., & Cuccaro, M. (2011). Childhood adversity interacts separately with 5-HTTLPR and BDNF to predict lifetime depression diagnosis. Journal of Affective Disorders, 132, 89-93. doi:10.1016/j.jad.2011.02.001

van Randenborgh, A., Hüffmeier, J., LeMoult, J., & Joormann, J. (2010). Letting go of unmet goals: Does self-focused rumination impair goal disengagement? Motivation and Emotion, 34, 325-332. doi: 10.1007/s11031-010-9190-9

LeMoult, J., Hertel, P., & Joormann, J. (2010). Training the forgetting of negative words: The role of direct suppression and the relation to stress reactivity. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 24, 365-375. doi: 10.1002/acp.1682

LeMoult, J., Joormann, J., Sherdell, L., Wright, Y., & Gotlib, I. H. (2009). Identification of emotional facial expressions following recovery from depression. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 118, 828-833. doi: 10.1037/a0016944

Joormann, J., Hertel, P., LeMoult, J., & Gotlib, I. H. (2009). Training forgetting of negative material in depression. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 118, 34-43. doi: 10.1037/a0013794

Book Chapters

LeMoult, J., & Yoon, K. L. (2015). The HPA axis. In I. Milosevic & R. E. McCabe (Eds.), Phobias: The Psychology of Irrational Fear. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.

LeMoult, J., & Yoon, K. L. (2015). Cortisol. In I. Milosevic & R. E. McCabe (Eds.), Phobias: The Psychology of Irrational Fear. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.

Johnson, S. L., LeMoult, J., Vanderlind, W. M., & Joormann, J., (2014). Mood disorders: Biological bases. In P. H. Blaney & T. Millon (Eds.), Oxford Textbook of Psychopathology, Third Edition. New York: Oxford University Press.

LeMoult, J., Castonguay, L., Joormann, J., & McAleavey, A. (2013). Depression: Basic research and clinical implications. In L. G. Castonguay & T. Oltmann (Eds.). Psychopathology. New York: Guilford Press.

Johnson, S. L., Joormann, J., LeMoult, J., & Miller, C. (2008). Mood disorders: Biological bases. In P. H. Blaney & T. Millon (Eds.), Oxford Textbook of Psychopathology, Second Edition. New York: Oxford University Press.


Winter 2017

PSYC300A Abnormal Psychology - ABNORMAL PSYC Sections

The definition, history, and scope of abnormal behaviour; emphasis on the psychological factors that control its origins, maintenance, and modification.

Winter 2017

PSYC531 Assessment: Clinical Applications Sections

Winter 2017

PSYC535 Psychopathology of the Adult Sections