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* indicates Dr. Balderrama-Durbin’s trainee

  1. Snyder, D. K., Heyman, R. E., Haynes, S. N., & Balderrama-Durbin, C. (in press). Couple distress in couple and family therapy. In J. Lebow, A. Chambers, & D. Breunlin (Eds.), Encyclopedia of couple and family therapy. New York, NY: Springer.

  2. Snyder, D. K., Heyman, R. E., Haynes, S. N., & Balderrama-Durbin, C. (in press). Couple distress.  In J. Hunsley & E. Mash (Eds.), A guide to assessments that work (2nd ed.) (pp. xxx-xxx). New York: Oxford University Press.

  3. Snyder, D. K., Heyman, R. E., Haynes, S. N., Carlson, C., & Balderrama-Durbin, C. (in press). Couple and family assessment.  In B. Fiese (Ed.), APA handbook of contemporary family psychology (pp. xxx-xxx). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
  4. Balderrama-Durbin, C., Vogt, D., Erbes, C., & Polusny, M. (2018). Psychometric evaluation of a measure of intimate partner communication during deployment. Journal of Family Psychology, 32, 31-41.
  5. Balderrama-Durbin, C., Butler, S.*, & Wang, B. A.* (2018). Quid Pro Quo in Social Exchange Theory. In J. Lebow, A. Chambers, & D. Breunlin (Eds.), Encyclopedia of couple and family therapy. New York, NY: Springer.
  6. Balderrama-Durbin, C., Cigrang, J., Snyder, D. K., Talcott, G. W., Tatum, J., Baker, M., Cassidy, D., Sonnek, S., Slep, A. M. S., & Heyman, R. E. (2017). Risk for marital infidelity across a year-long deployment. Journal of Family Psychology, 31, 629-634.
  7. Balderrama-Durbin, C., Fissette, C., & Snyder, D. K. (2016).  Best practices in assessment for couple therapy.  In K. T. Sullivan & E. Lawrence (Eds.), Oxford handbook of relationship science and couple interventions (pp. 131-147).  New York: Oxford University Press.
  8. Snyder, D. K., Heyman, R. E., Haynes, S. N., Carlson, C., & Balderrama-Durbin, C. (2016). Couple and family assessment.  In J. C. Norcross, G. R. VanderBos, & D. K. Freedheim (Eds.), APA handbook of clinical psychology. Vol. 3: Applications and methods (pp. 201-217). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
  9. Snyder, D. K., Balderrama-Durbin, C., Cigrang, J. A., Talcott, G. W., Slep, A. M. S., & Heyman, R. E. (2016). Help-seeking among Airmen in distressed relationships: Promoting relationship well-being.  Psychotherapy, 53, 1-12.
  10. Lou, Y. C., Lin, C. H., Chen, C. M, Balderrama-Durbin, C., & Snyder, D. K. (2016). Assessing intimate relationships of Chinese couples using the Marital Satisfaction Inventory – Revised. Assessment, 23, 267-278. 
  11. Balderrama-Durbin, C., Snyder, D. K., & Balsis, S. (2015). Tailoring assessment of relationship distress using the Marital Satisfaction Inventory – Brief Form. Couple and Family Psychology: Research and Practice, 4, 127-135.
  12. Cigrang, J., Balderrama-Durbin, C., Snyder, D. K., Talcott, G. W., Tatum. J., Baker, M., Cassidy, D., Sonnek, S., Slep, A. M. S. & Heyman, R. E. (2015). Predictors of suicidal ideation across the deployment cycle: A prospective study. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 71, 828-842.
  13. Balderrama-Durbin, C., Cigrang, J., Osborne, L. J., Snyder, D. K., Talcott, G. W., Slep, A. M. S., Heyman, R. E., Tatum, J., Baker, M., Cassidy, D., & Sonnek, S. (2015). Coming home: A prospective study of family reintegration following deployment to a war zone.  Psychological Services, 12, 213-221.  
  14. Heyman, R. E., Slep, A. M. S., Sabathne, C., Erlanger, A. C. E., Hsu, T. T., Snyder, D. K., Balderrama-Durbin, C., Cigrang, J. A., Talcott, G. W., Tatum, J., Baker, M., Cassidy, D., & Sonnek, S. (2015). Development of a multilevel prevention program for improved relationship functioning in active duty military members. Military Medicine, 180, 690-696.
  15. Antonelli, P., Dèttore, D., Lasagni, I., Miller, I., Snyder, D. K., & Balderrama-Durbin, C. (2014). Gay and lesbian couples in Italy: Comparisons with heterosexual couples. Family Process.
  16. Cigrang, J., Talcott, G. W., Tatum, J., Baker, M., Cassidy, D., Sonnek, S., Snyder, D., Balderrama Durbin, C., Heyman, R. E., & Slep, A. M. S. (2014).  Intimate partner communication from the war zone: A prospective study of relationship functioning, communication frequency, and combat effectiveness.  Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 40, 332-343.
  17. Cigrang, J., Talcott, G. W., Tatum. J., Baker, M., Cassidy, D., Sonnek, S., Snyder, D. K., Balderrama-Durbin, C., Heyman, R. E., & Slep, A. M. S. (2014). Impact of combat deployment on psychological and relationship health: A longitudinal study. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 27, 58-65.
  18. Fissette, C. L., Snyder, D. K., Balderrama-Durbin, C., Balsis, S., Cigrang, J., Talcott, G. W., Tatum, J., Baker, M., Cassidy, D., Sonnek, S., Heyman, R. E., & Slep, A. M. S. (2014). Assessing posttraumatic stress in military service members: Improving efficiency and accuracy. Psychological Assessment, 26, 1-7.
  19. Balderrama-Durbin, C. (2013). Our time to serve: Treating the newest generation of military service members. Psychotherapy Bulletin, 48, 21-24.
  20. Talcott, G. W., Cigrang, J., Sherrill-Mittleman, D., Snyder, D. K., Baker, M., Tatum, J., Cassidy, D., Sonnek, S., Balderrama-Durbin, C., Klesges, R. C., Ebbert, J. O., Slep, A. M. S., & Heyman, R. E. (2013).  Trajectories in tobacco use across the deployment cycle: A prospective study of Air Force personnel deployed to Iraq. Nicotine & Tobacco Research, 15, 1348-1354.
  21. Balderrama-Durbin, C., Snyder, D. K., Cigrang, J., Talcott, G. W., Tatum, J., Baker, M., Cassidy, D., Sonnek, S., Heyman, R. E., & Slep, A. M. S. (2013). Combat disclosure in intimate relationships: Mediating the impact of partner support on posttraumatic stress. Journal of Family Psychology, 27, 560-568.
  22. Snyder, D. K., Balderrama-Durbin, C., Fissette, C., Scheider, D. M., Barnett, J. K., & Fiala, S. (2012). Infidelity. In B. A. Moore (Ed.), Handbook of counseling military couples (pp. 219‑235). New York, NY: Routledge.
  23. Snyder, D. K., Balderrama-Durbin, C., & Fissette, C. L. (2012). Treating infidelity and comorbid depression: A case study involving military deployment. Couple and Family Psychology: Research and Practice, 1, 213-225.
  24. Snyder, D. K., & Balderrama-Durbin, C. (2012). Integrative approaches to couple therapy: Implication for clinical practice and research. Behavior Therapy, 43, 13-24.
  25. Balderrama-Durbin, C., Allen, E. S., & Rhoades, G. (2012). Demand and withdraw behaviors in couples with a history of infidelity. Journal of Family Psychology, 26, 11-17.
  26. Balderrama-Durbin, C., Snyder, D. K., & Semmar, Y. (2011). Assessing Arabic couples: An evidence-based approach. Family Science, 2, 24-33.

 

Recent Presentations

* indicates Dr. Balderrama-Durbin’s trainee

  1. *Butler, S. & Balderrama-Durbin, C. (2018, March). Intra- and Inter-Personal Predictors of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Sexual Risk-Taking Behaviors. Poster presented at the 89th annual meeting at the Eastern Psychological Association, Philadelphia, PA.
  2. Balderrama-Durbin, C., Mastroleo, N. R., Colby, S. M., Operario, D., & Monti, P. M. (2017, November). The impact of posttraumatic stress symptoms and history of sexual violence on a brief motivational intervention for heavy drinking. In Mastroleo, N. R. & C. Balderrama-Durbin (Co-chairs), Reaching at-risk populations: Implications for interventions aimed at reducing sexual violence, PTSD, alcohol use or their co-occurrence in diverse populations and settings. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, San Diego, CA.
  3. *Wang, B. A., Balderrama-Durbin, C. (2017, November). To love and to cherish: Examining the benefits of savoring positive memories in intimate relationships. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, San Diego, CA.
  4. Snyder, D. K., Balsis, S., *Wang, B. A., Balderrama-Durbin, C., Negy, C., Means-Christensen, A., Dèttore, D., & Antonelli, P. (2017, November). Diversity in sexual orientation and association to relationship commitment: A comparison of United States and Italian couples. In R. D. Rogge (Chair), Heteronormative Monogamy: Examining Diversity in Romantic Relationships and Commitment Structures. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, San Diego, CA.
  5. Stanton, K., Balderrama-Durbin, C., Snyder, D. K., Cigrang, J., Talcott, G. W., Slep, A. M. S., & Heyman, R. E. (2016, October). Infidelity across a year-long deployment: An examination of relationship and individual functioning risk factors. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, NY. 
  6. Balderrama-Durbin, C., Polusny, M., Kramer, M., Arbisi, P., & Erbes, C. (2016, October). Intimate partner communication during deployment and mental health trajectories for non-deployed partners. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, NY. 
  7.  Balderrama-Durbin, C., Persad, L.*, Snyder, D. K., & Balsis, S. (2016, October). Reading between the items: A closer examination of the assessment of intimate partner aggression. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, NY. 

  8. Balderrama-Durbin, C., & Scott, S. (Co-chairs.) (2016, August). Behind closed doors: Sexual functioning and extradyadic involvement in intimate relationships.Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Denver, CO. 
  9. Balderrama-Durbin, C., Balsis, S., Snyder, D. K., Harper, J., & Whisman, M. (2016, August). Relationship discord across the lifespan: A comparative study of younger and older married couples. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Denver, CO. 
  10. Balderrama-Durbin, C., Erbes, C. R., Polusny, M. A., & Vogt, D. S. (2015, November). Couple communication during deployment: An investigation of the psychometric properties of the Deployment Communication Inventory. In C. Balderrama-Durbin (Chair), Communication from the war zone: Understanding the impact of intimate partner communication during deployment for military service members and their partner. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Chicago, IL. 
  11. Balderrama-Durbin, C., & Scott, S. (Co-chairs.) (2015, November). Mechanisms of change in relationship interventions. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Chicago, IL. 
  12. Cigrang, J. A., Balderrama-Durbin, C., Snyder, D. K., Cigrang, J., Talcott, G. W., Slep, A. M. S., Heyman, R. E., Tatum, J., Baker, M., Cassidy, D., Sonnek, S. (2015, November). Postdeployment mental health help seeking among active-duty military. In T. D. Gray (Chair), Up-Armoring Families: Disseminating empirically supported relationship interventions for military couples. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Chicago, IL.
  13. Snyder, D. K., Balderrama-Durbin, C., Cigrang, J., Talcott, G. W., Slep, A. M. S., & Heyman, R. E. (2015, August). Help-seeking among Airmen in distressed relationships: Implications for alternative delivery systems. In J. C. Flanagan and M. L. Kelley (Co-chairs), Mental health, alcohol use, and relationship satisfaction among military members and veterans. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association Psychological Association, Toronto.
  14. Balderrama-Durbin, C., Snyder, D. K., Cigrang, J., Fissette, C. Talcott, G. W., Tatum, J., Cassidy, D., Baker, M., Sonnek, S., Slep, A. M. S., & Heyman, R. E. (2013, November). The impact of deployment on the risk for infidelity. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Nashville, TN.
  15. Balderrama-Durbin, C., Snyder, D. K., Cigrang, J., Talcott, G. W., Tatum, J., Baker, M., Cassidy, D., Sonnek, S., Heyman, R. E., & Slep, A. M. S. (2012, November). Post-deployment reintegration: Challenges for partnered service members. In K. D. Renshaw (Chair), Adjustments to challenges in military couples: Reintegration and PTSD. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, National Harbor.
  16. Talcott, G. W., Cigrang, J., Sherrill-Mittleman, D., Snyder, D., Baker, M., Tatum, J., Cassidy, D., Sonnek, S., Balderrama-Durbin, C., Slep, A. M. S., Heyman, R. E., Klesges, R. C., & Ebbert, J. O. (2012, March).  Smoking, smokeless, and dual use of tobacco in deployed Air Force security forces: A prospective study.  Paper presented at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) Smokeless Tobacco Research Grantee Meeting, Houston, TX.
  17. Balderrama-Durbin, C., Allen, E. S., & Rhoades, G. K. (2011, November). Individual contributions to the demand/withdraw pattern in couples with a history of infidelity. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Toronto.
  18. Balderrama-Durbin, C., Snyder, D. K., Cigrang, J., Talcott, G. W., Tatum, J., Baker, M., Cassidy, D., Heyman, R. E., & Slep, A. M. S. (2011, November).  Social support, partner combat disclosure, and post-traumatic stress disorder following high-risk deployment to Iraq.  In D. K. Snyder (Chair), Emerging evidence regarding post-traumatic stress disorder and relationship functioning in OEF/OIF combat veterans.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Toronto.
  19. Fissette, C., Snyder, D. K., Balderrama-Durbin, C., Cigrang, F., Talcott, G. W., Tatum, J., Baker, M., Cassidy, D., Heyman, R. E., & Slep, A. M. S. (2011, November).  Factor and item-level properties of the PCL-M in a sample of active-duty Airmen.  Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Toronto.
  20. Cigrang, J., Talcott, G. W., Tatum, J., Baker, M., Cassidy, D., Snyder, D. K., Balderrama- Durbin, C., Heyman, R. E., & Slep, A. M. S. (2011, November).  Psychological health and intimate relationship functioning across the deployment cycle in a cohort of active-duty service members.  In D. K. Snyder (Chair), Emerging evidence regarding post-traumatic stress disorder and relationship functioning in OEF/OIF combat veterans.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Toronto.

  

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CAST Lab Director: Christina Balderrama-Durbin, Ph.D.
cbalderr@binghamton.edu

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Last Updated: 4/7/18