Alyssa Van Denburg

Alyssa Van Denburg



Ph.D. student in Clinical Psychology at Duke University with an emphasis in Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine. Former Healthcare Consultant. 8+ years of research experience at academic medical centers and colleges/universities.

Van Denburg, AN, Shelby, RA, Caldwell, DS, O'Sullivan, ML, and Keefe, FJ. "Self-Efficacy for Pain Communication Moderates the Relation Between Ambivalence Over Emotional Expression and Pain Catastrophizing Among Patients With Osteoarthritis." The Journal of Pain : Official Journal of the American Pain Society 19.9 (September 2018): 1006-1014. Full Text

Dorfman, CS, Lamb, E, Van Denburg, A, Wren, AA, Soo, MS, Faircloth, K, Gandhi, V, and Shelby, RA. "The relationship between holding back from communicating about breast concerns and anxiety in the year following breast biopsy." Journal of Psychosocial Oncology 36.2 (March 2018): 222-237. Full Text

Van Denburg, AN, Vilardaga, JP, Shelby, RA, and Keefe, FJ. "Opioid therapy and persistent pain: can cognitive behavioral therapy help?." Pain (October 26, 2017). Full Text

Kelleher, SA, Dorfman, CS, Plumb Vilardaga, JC, Majestic, C, Winger, J, Gandhi, V, Nunez, C, Van Denburg, A, Shelby, RA, Reed, SD, Murphy, S, Davidian, M, Laber, EB, Kimmick, GG, Westbrook, KW, Abernethy, AP, and Somers, TJ. "Optimizing delivery of a behavioral pain intervention in cancer patients using a sequential multiple assignment randomized trial SMART." Contemporary Clinical Trials 57 (June 2017): 51-57. Full Text

Goodin, SM, Van Denburg, A, Murnen, SK, and Smolak, L. "“Putting on” Sexiness: A Content Analysis of the Presence of Sexualizing Characteristics in Girls’ Clothing." Sex Roles 65.1-2 (July 2011): 1-12. Full Text

Keefer, L, Kiebles, JL, Martinovich, Z, Cohen, E, Van Denburg, A, and Barrett, TA. "Behavioral interventions may prolong remission in patients with inflammatory bowel disease." Behaviour Research and Therapy 49.3 (March 2011): 145-150. Full Text