Broad areas: Child and adolescent clinical psychology; anxiety and OC-spectrum (e.g.,
OCD, Tourette syndrome, trichotillomania) disorders; treatment/intervention outcomes;
tic and emotional suppression and cognitive functioning
Currently: influence of contextual functional variables on expression (and suppression) of tics; echophenomena (i.e., mimicry of movements and sounds) in chronic tic disorders
Opportunities For Students
Our lab, The University of Utah Anxiety, OCD, and Tourette Syndrome Program (UUAOTP) is always searching for research assistants. If you are interested in clinical psychology research, particularly with the above listed populations, please contact me at Loran.Hayes@psych.utah.edu and I can provide you with more information.
B.A., UCLA (Psychology, 2009)
Himle, M.B. & Hayes, L.P.* (in press). Tourette disorder and tics. In Storch, E. and McKay, D. (eds.), Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and its Spectrum Across the Lifespan. American Psychological Association.
Goldenberg, D., Allen, L.B., Hayes, L.P.*, Tsao, J.C.I., & Zeltzer, L.K (2013). Peer mentorship teaches social tools for pain self-management: A case study. Journal of Pain Management.
Hayes, L.P.* & Himle, M.B. (in press). Treating tic disorders. In Grossman, L. & Walfish, S. (eds.) Translating research into practice: a desk reference for practicing mental health professionals. Springer publishing.
Himle, M.B. & Hayes, L.P.* (in press). Treating trichotillomania. In Grossman, L. & Walfish, S. (eds.) Translating research into practice: a desk reference for practicing mental health professionals. Springer publishing.
Allen, L.B., Lu, Q., Tsao, J.C.I., Hayes, L.P*., and Zeltzer, L.K., (2011). Depression mediates the relationship between alexithymia and somatization in a sample of healthy children. Journal of Health Psychology, 16, 1177-1186.
Allen, L.B., Tsao, J.C.I., Hayes, L.P.*, and Zeltzer, L.K., (2011). Peer mentorship to promote effective pain management in adolescents: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Trials Journal, 12:132.
Hayes, L.P.*, Decker, K., Van Dyke, M., Fujii, C., Baker, B.L., and Wood, J.J., (2010). The Role of Parental Intrusiveness in Treatment for Anxiety in Children with Autism. UCLA Undergraduate Psychology Journal, 8, 36-45.
Psy 3400 Psychology of Abnormal Behavior
Psy 3000 Statistical Methods in Psychology