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Danielle Lindner

Assistant Professor of Psychology

Danielle Lindner earned her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Central Florida in 2014 after completing her predoctoral internship at James A. Haley Veterans Hospital in Tampa, Florida. Her clinical interests include body image and eating disorders, health behavior change, and mindfulness-based interventions. Lindner's primary research interests lie within the area of body image, eating disorders and obesity. Her research integrating objectification theory and social comparison theory to explain the development of body image disturbance and disordered eating was recognized by the Obesity and Eating Disorders Special Interest Group of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. Lindner is excited to continue studying body image at Stetson University and looks forward to mentoring undergraduate students in research.

Education

  • Ph.D., clinical psychology, University of Central Florida
  • M.S., clinical psychology, University of Central Florida
  • B.A., Psychology, Nazareth College

Course Topics

  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Clinical & Counseling Psychology
  • Theories of Personality

Research Interests

  • Sociocultural contributors to body image disturbance (e.g., media, peers, family)
  • Measurement of body image
  • The impact of body image on mental and physical health
  • Prevention of eating disorders and promotion of positive body image

Publications

  • Lindner, D., Lacefield, K., Tantleff-Dunn, S. and Dunn, M. E. (2014). "The Use of Video Conference in the Treatment of Panic Disorder with Agoraphobia in a Housebound Woman." Clinical Case Studies, 13, 146-166. doi: 10.1177/1534650113504292
  • Lindner, D., Tantleff-Dunn, S. and Jentsch, F. (2012). "Social Comparison and the Circle of Objectification." Sex Roles, 67, 222-235. doi: 10.1007/s11199-012-0175-x
  • Tantleff-Dunn, S. and Lindner, D. (2011). "Body Image and Social Functioning." In T.F. Cash & Smolak, L. (eds.), Body image: A Handbook of Science, Practice, and Prevention (2nd ed.). New York, NY: Guilford Press.
  • Lindner, D., Hughes, R. and Fahy, R. (2008). "Eating Pathology and Social Comparison in College Females." North American Journal of Psychology, 10, 445-462.

Danielle Lindner

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