Psychology

Barbara Dowds

Professor - Psychology

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Education

PhD, Clinical Psychology Clark University, 1987

MA, Psychology Goddard College, 1975

BA, Psychology Randolph College, 1969

Experience

Dr. Dowds has been a member of the Regis College faculty since 1990. She has held faculty positions at Tufts University School of Medicine and University of Massachusetts Medical Center.

Papers

Fontana, A. F., Marcus, J. L., Noel, B., & Rakusin, J. M. “Prehospitalization coping styles of psychiatric patients: The goal-directedness of life events. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease”, 155, 311-321. (1972)

Fontana, A. F., & Noel, B. “Moral reasoning in the university”. (Journal of Personality and Social Psychology), 27, 419-429.(1973)

Noel, B., & Fontana, A. F. “The university as a system with competing constituencies. Journal of Conflict Resolution”, 18, 595-619.(1974)

Fontana, A. F., & Dowds, B. N. “Assessing treatment outcome: I. Adjustment in the community. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease”, 161, 221-230.(1975)

Fontana, A. F., & Dowds, B. N. “Assessing treatment outcome: II. The prediction of rehospitalization. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease” 161, 231-238.(1975)

Fontana, A. F., Dowds, B. N., & Bethel, “M. H. A. A. and group therapy for alcoholics: An application of the World Hypotheses Scale.” (Journal of Studies of Alcohol) 37, 675-682.(1976)

Fontana, A. F., Dowds, B. N., Marcus, J. L., & Rakusin, J. M. “Coping with interpersonal conflicts through life events and hospitalization: Predictive validity of the model. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease” 162, 88-98.(1976)

Russakoff, L. M., Fontana, A. F., Dowds, B. N., & Harris, M. “Psychological

differentiation and psychotherapy. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease” 163, 329-333. (1976)

Dowds, B. N., & Fontana, A. F. “Patients' and therapists' expectations and evaluations of hospital treatment: Satisfactions and disappointments.” (Comprehensive Psychiatry) 18, 295-300. (1977)

Dowds, B. N., Fontana, A. F., Russakoff, L. M., & Bethel, M. H. “Cognitive

Mediators between patients' social class and therapists' evaluations.” (Archives of General Psychiatry) 34, 917-920.

Harris, M., Fontana, A. F., & Dowds, B. N. “The World Hypotheses Scale:

Rationale, reliability, and validity.” (Journal of Personality Assessment) 41, 537-547. (1977)

Cicchetti, D. V., Lee, C., Fontana, A. F., & Dowds, B. N. “A computer

program for assessing specific category rater agreement for qualitative data.” (Educational and Psychological Measurement) 38, 805-813. (1978)

Fontana, A. F., Hughes, L. A., Marcus, J. L., & Dowds, B. N. “Subjective evaluation of life events.” (Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology) 47, 906-911. (1979).

Bursten, B., Fontana, A. F., Dowds, B. N., & Geach, B. “Ward polity and therapeutic outcome: II. Ratings of patient behavior.” (Hospital and Community Psychiatry) 31, 33-37. (1980).

Dowds, B. N., & Fontana, A. F. “Social class and treatment expectations of hospitalized psychiatric patients.” (Hospital and Community Psychiatry) 31, 707-708. (1980).

Fontana, A. F., Dowds, B. N., & Eisenstadt, R. “Social class and suitability for psychodynamic psychotherapy: A causal model.” ( Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease) 168, 658-665. (1980).

Fontana, A. F., Marcus, J. L., Dowds, B. N., & Hughes, L. A. “Psychological impairment and psychological health in the psychological well-being of the physically ill.” (Psychosomatic Medicine) 42, 279-288. (1980).

Dowds, B. N., Peterson, L. B., & Bibace, R. “Parenting & part-time internships.” (The American Psychological Association Monitor) 17, no 12, 3. (1986).

Anderson, K. O., Dowds, B. N., Pelletz, R. E., Edwards, W. T., & Peeters-Asdourian, C. “Development and initial validation of a scale to measure self-efficacy beliefs in patients with chronic pain.” 63, 77-84. (1995).

Dowds, B. N. & Bibace, R. “Entry into the health care system: The family's decision- making process.” Family Medicine, 28, 114-118. (1996).

Dowds, B. N., Hess, D., Nickels, P. “Families of children with learning disabilities: A potential teaching resource.” Intervention in School and Clinic, 32, 17-20. (1996).

Ferraro, M. H., Bibace, R., Belfor, M. N., Davis, M. J., Delpappa, E., & Dowds, B. N. “Empowerment - an ideal long term-goal: But what about now?” American Psychologist, 51, 655-656. (1996).

Dowds, B. N. “Classroom exchange...Facilitating interdisciplinary connections in the classroom.” Massachusetts Faculty Development Consortium Exchange, 7, 1,4. (1997).

Dowds, B. N. “Helping students make connections across the disciplines.” Creativity Research Journal, 11, 55-60. (1998).

Dowds, B. N. & Marcel, B. “Students' philosophical assumptions and psychology in the classroom.” Journal of Nursing Education, 37, 219-221. (1998).

Bibace, R., Dillon, J. J., & Dowds, B. N. (Eds.). “Partnerships in research, clinical and educational settings [Monograph].” Advances in Applied Developmental Psychology. Greenwich, CT: Ablex Publishing Corporation. (1999).

Dowds, B. N. & Ferraro, M. “Toward a partnership with research participants. In R. Bibace, J. J. Dillon, & B. N. Dowds (Eds.).” Partnerships in research, clinical and educational settings [Monograph] (pp. 37-48). Greenwich, CT: Ablex Publishing Corporation. (1999).

Dowds, B. N., Davis, M., & Bibace, R. “Focus groups as a means for eliciting the expertise of research participants.” In R. Bibace, J. J. Dillon, & B. N. Dowds (Eds.) Partnerships in research, clinical and educational settings [Monograph]. Advances in Applied Developmental Psychology (pp. 49-62). Greenwich, CT: Ablex Publishing Corporation. (1999).

Johnson, L., Dowds, B. N., Bibace, R., & Dillon, J. J. “History: Contrasting transmission and partnership models of teaching and learning.” In R. Bibace, J. J. Dillon, & B. N. Dowds (Eds.). Partnerships in research, clinical and educational settings [Monograph] (pp. 91-104). Greenwich, CT: Ablex Publishing Corporation. (1999).

Dowds, B. N. “Students as partners in learning.” In R. Bibace, J. J. Dillon, & B. N. Dowds (Eds.). “Partnerships in research, clinical and educational settings” [Monograph] (pp. 135-146). Greenwich, CT: Ablex Publishing Corporation. (1999).

Dowds, B. N. “Striving for doctor-patient partnerships in obstetrics and gynecology.” In R. Bibace, J. J. Dillon, & B. N. Dowds (Eds.). “Partnerships in research, clinical and educational settings” [Monograph] (pp. 179-198). Greenwich, CT: Ablex Publishing Corporation. (1999).

Dowds, B. N. & Kautzer, K. (Eds.). “Women's lives, women's health: Weaving the Connections” (unpublished book length manuscript, Regis College). (2002).

Dowds, B. N. & Phelan, C. S. ”Perceptions of success: Individuals with learning disabilities identify factors that contributed to their academic accomplishments. In G.D. Sideridis & D. Scanlon (Eds.)” A Multidisciplinary Approach to Learning Disabilities: Integrating Education, Motivation, and Emotions (pp. 149-157). Weston, MA: Learning Disabilities Worldwide. (2006).

Heinrichs, S. & Dowds, B. N. “Internet activities to enhance course content: Assessment of instructional effectiveness at intra-personal and institutional levels of analysis.” In A. M. Columbus (Ed.). Advances in psychology research (vol. 55). Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers, Inc. (2008).

Phelan, C. S. & Dowds, B.N. ”Promoting academic success for students with learning (dis)abilities.” In N. G. Wamba & T. A. Citro (Eds.). Quality Education For All: Research, Practice and Advocacy (pp. 111-122). Weston, MA: Learning Disabilities Worldwide. (2010).

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