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Hollon, Steve

Hollon, Steve


Steve Hollon, born in the USA. Ph.D. from Florida State University. Professor of Psychology at VanderBilt University, USA.

Theme Group Fellow (1 Feb – 30 June 2017)

My optimism wears heavy boots: So much research, so few implications, towards ‘patient-proof’ empirical models and more effective interventions in mental health.

Research Question

How come effects of treatment for common mental health disorders do not improve and how can we change this? And what is the neural basis of perceived control?

Selected Publications

Hollon, S. D., Areán, P. A., Craske, M. G., Crawford, K. A., Kivlahan, D. R., Magnavita, J. J., Ollendick, T. H., Sexton, T. L., Spring, B., Bufka, L. F., Galper, D. G., & Kurtzman, H. (2014). Development of clinical practice guidelines. Annual Review of Clinical Psychology, 10, 213-241.

Hollon, S. D., DeRubeis, R. J., Fawcett, J., Amsterdam, J. D., Shelton, R. C., Zajecka, J., Young, P. R., Gallop, R. (in press). Effect of cognitive therapy with antidepressant medications vs antidepressants alone on the rate of recovery in major depressive disorder: A randomized clinical trial. JAMA Psychiatry.

Hollon, S. D. (2011). Cognitive and behavior therapy in the treatment and prevention of depression. Depression and Anxiety, 28, 263-266.

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