Univ.-Prof. Dr. Heather Foran

Gesundheitspsychologie


Raum: I.2.28
Telefon: +43 463 2700 1641
Email: heather.foran [@] aau.at
Sprechstunde: Voranmeldung bei Frau Krische: iris.krische@aau.at
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Education and Training:

Habilitation in Psychology, 2013
Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany
(Mentor: Prof. Dr. Kurt Hahlweg)

Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, 2009
Stony Brook University, New York, USA
(Mentor: Distinguished Prof. Dr. Daniel K. O Leary)

Licensed Psychologist, U.S., New York, since 2010
Approbierte Psychologische Psychotherapeutin (VT) Germany, since 2015

Ausgewählte Publikationen:

  • Foran, H. M., Lorber, M., Malik, J.,Heyman, R. E., Slep, A. M. S.(2018). The Intimate Partner Flooding Scale. Assessment. http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/1073191118755911

  • Heyman, R. E., Kogan, C. S., Foran, H. M., Burns. S. C., Slep, A. M. S., Wojda, A., K., Keeley, J. W., Rebello, T. J., & Reed, G. M. (2018). A Case-Controlled Field Study Evaluating ICD-11 Proposals for Relational Problems and Intimate Partner Violence. International Journal of Clinical and Health Psychology, https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1697260018300073

  • Foran, H. M., Eckford, R., Sinclair, R., & Wright, K. M. (2017). Child mental health symptoms following parental deployment: The impact of parental posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms, marital distress, and general aggression. Sage Open. http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/2158244017720484

  • Hannighofer, J., Foran, H. M., Hahlweg, K. & Zimmermann, T. (2017).Impact of Relationship Status and Quality (Family Type) on the Mental Health of Mothers and Their Children: A 10-Year Longitudinal Study. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 8, 266.

  • Wojda, A. K, Heyman, R. E., Slep, A. M. S., Foran, H. M. & Snarr, J. D., & Oliver, M. (2017). Family violence, suicidality, and substance abuse in active duty military families: An ecological perspective. Military Behavioral Health, 5, 300-312.

  • Foran, H. M., Beach, S. R. H., Slep, A. M. S., Heyman, R. E., & Wamboldt, M. Z., Kaslow, N., & Reiss, D., Eds. (2013). Family violence and family problems: Reliable assessment and the ICD-11. New York: Springer Publishing. Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles, Book Chapters, Reports, & Reviews

  • Foran, H. M., Heyman, R. E., Slep, A. M. S., Beach, S. R. H., Kaslow, N. J., Cordaro, A. R., Wamboldt, M. Z., & Reiss, D. (2016). Moving toward universal definitions and assessment of relational problems. To appear in E. Lawrence & K. Sullivan (Eds.). The Oxford Handbook of Couple Dysfunction. New York: Oxford University Press.

  • Del Vechhio, T., Lorber, M. F., Smith Slep, A. M. S., Malik, J., Heyman, R. E., & Foran, H. M. (2016). Parental emotional flooding during conflict: A psychometric evaluation of a new scale. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology. [Epub ahead of print].

  • Propp, O., Schulz, W., & Foran, H. M. (2016). Sexuelles Risikoverhalten im Jugendalter – Familiäre und individuelle Faktoren. [Risky sexual behavior in adolescence: Family-related and individual factors]. Kindheit & Entwicklung [Childhood & Development].

  • Kliem, S., Kroeger, C., Foran, H. M., Moessle, T., Glaesmer, H., Zenger, M., & Braehler, E. (2016). Dimensional latent structure of PTSD-symptoms reporting: Is it adding by subtracting? Psychological Assessment. [Epub ahead of print].

  • Foran, H. M., Whisman, M. A., & Beach, S. R. H. (2015). Intimate partner relationship distress in the DSM-5. Family Process (Special Issue), 54, 48-63.

  • Heyman, R. E., Slep, A. M. S., & Foran, H. M. (2015). Enhanced definitions of intimate partner violence for DSM-5 and ICD-11 may promote improved screening and treatment. Family Process (Special Issue), 54, 17-32.

  • Slep, A. M. S., Heyman, R. E., & Foran, H. M. (2015). Child maltreatment: Definitions of relational processes in DSM-V and ICD-11. Family Process (Special Issue), 54, 17-32.

  • Kliem, S., Foran, H. M., & Hahlweg, K. (2015). Lässt sich körperliche Bestrafung durch ein Elterntraining reduzieren? Ergebnisse einer 3-Jahres Längsschnittuntersuchung [Can corporal punishment be reduced by parent training? Results of a 3-year longitudinal study]. Kindheit und Entwicklung [Childhood & Development], 24, 37- 46.

  • Slep, A. M. S., Foran, H. M., Heyman, R. E., Snarr, J. D., & US Air Force Family Advocacy Program. (2015) Identifying unique and shared risk factors for physical intimate partner violence and clinically-significant physical intimate partner violence. Aggressive Behavior, 41, 227-241.

  • Kliem, S., Foran, H. M., Beller, J., Hahlweg, K., Stöbel-Richter, Y., & Brähler, E. (2015). Dimensional latent structure of relational quality: Results of three representative population samples. Journal of Marriage and Family, doi: 10.1111/jomf.12211.

  • Beach, S. R. H., Foran, H. M., Heyman, R. E., Slep, A. M. S., Cordaro, A. R., Wamboldt, M. Z., Reiss, D., & Kaslow, N. J. (2015). Relational processes: Historical background, current considerations, and future directions for the DSM-5 and ICD-11. To appear in E. Lawrence & K. Sullivan (Eds.). The Oxford Handbook of Couple Dysfunction. New York: Oxford University Press.

  • Foran, H. M., & Kleim, S. (2015). Longitudinal analysis of dyads using latent variable models: Current practices and constraints. In. M. Stemmler, A. von Eye, & W. Wiedermann (Eds.). Dependent data in social sciences research: Forms, issues, and methods of analysis. New York: Springer.

  • Foran, H. M., Wright, K. M., & Thomas, J. L. (2015). Gender and marital status in the military: Implications for understanding mental health and intimate partner violence. In S. MacDermid Wadsworth & D. Riggs (Eds.). War and Family Life. New York: Springer.

  • Slep, A. M. S., Foran, H. M., Heyman, R. E., Snarr, J. D., & US Air Force Family Advocacy Program (2014). An ecological model of intimate partner violence at different levels of severity. Journal of Family Psychology, 28, 470-482.

  • Cohen, S., O Leary, K. D., Foran, H. M., & Kliem, S. (2014). Mechanisms of change in brief couple therapy for depression. Behavior Therapy, 45, 402-417. doi: 10.1016/j.beth.2014.01.003

  • Kliem, S., Foran, H. M., & Hahlweg, K. (2014). Familienstatus, mütterliche Belastung, dysfunktionales Erziehungsverhalten und kindliche Auffälligkeiten: Ergebnisse einer multiplen Mediatorenanalyse. [Family status, maternal stress, dysfunctional parenting behavior and infant abnormalities]. Kindheit und Entwicklung [Childhood & Development], 23, 113 -123.

  • Foran, H. M., Heyman, R. E., Slep, A. M. S., & U.S. Air Force Family Advocacy Program. (2014). Emotional intimate partner violence and its unique ecological correlates. Psychology of Violence, 4, 128-142.

  • Jose, A., O Leary, K. D., Grana Gomez, J. L., & Foran, H. M. (2014). Risk factors for male intimate partner physical aggression in Spain. Journal of Family Violence, 29, 287-297. doi: 10.1007/s10896-014-9589-2.

  • Wright, K. M., Foran, H. M., & Wood, M. D. (2014). Community needs among combat soldiers following return from deployment. Journal of Community Psychology, 42, 127-142.

  • Foran, H. M., & Adler, A. B. (2014). Trainee perceptions of Drill sergeant qualities during Basic Combat Training. Military Psychology, 25, 577 - 587.

  • Foran, H. M., Hahlweg, K., Kliem, S., & O Leary, K. D. (2013). Longitudinal patterns of relationship adjustment among German parents. Journal of Family Psychology, 27, 838-843. doi: 10.1037/a0034183.

  • Foran, H. M., Wright, K. M., & Wood, M. D. (2013). Do combat exposure and post-deployment mental health influence intent to divorce? Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 32, 917-938.

  • Sipos, M. L., Foran, H. M., Wood, M. D., Wright, K. M., & Adler, A. B. (2013) Assessment of an alternative postdeployment reintegration strategy with soldiers returning from Iraq. Psychological Services.

  • O Leary, K., Foran, H. M., Cohen, S. (2013). Validation of a fear of partner scale. Journal of Marital & Family Therapy, 39, 502-514. doi: 10.1111/j.1752-0606.2012.00327.

  • Foran, H. M., Garber, B. G., Zamorski, M. A., Wray, M. Mulligan, K., Greenberg, N., Castro, C. A., & Adler, A. B. (2013). Post-deployment military mental health training: Cross-national evaluations. Psychological Services, 10, 152 - 160.

  • Foran, H. M., & O Leary, K. D. (2013). The role of relationships in understanding the alexithymia - depression link. European Journal of Personality, 27, 470-480. doi: 10.1002/per.1887

  • Heyman, R. E., Foran, H. M., & Wilkinson, J. (2013). Theories of intimate partner violence (pp. 190 - 207). In M. A. Fine & F. D. Fincham (Eds.), Handbook of family theories: A content-based approach. New York, NY: Routledge.

  • Foran, H. M. (2013). Key public health considerations in revising the DSM-V and ICD-11. Book review of Public Health Aspects of Diagnosis and Classification of Mental and Behavioral Disorders: Refining the Research Agenda for the DSM-V and ICD-11, edited by S. Saxena, P. Esparza, D. A. Regier, B. Saraceno, & N. Sartorius. Psychcritiques, 58, doi: 10.1037/a0031161.

  • Foran, H. M. & Phelps, R. (2013). Psychological, physical, and economic impacts of intimate partner violence. In H. M. Foran, S. R. H. Beach, A. M. S. Slep, R. E. Heyman, M. Z. Wamboldt, N. Kaslow, & D. Reiss (Eds.), Family violence and family problems: Reliable assessment and the ICD-11. New York: Springer Publishing.

  • Heyman, R. E., Slep, A. M. S., Eckhardt, A., & Foran, H. M. (2013). Intimate partner maltreatment: Definitions, prevalence, and implications for diagnosis. In H. M. Foran, S. R. H. Beach, A. M. S. Slep, R. E. Heyman, M. Z. Wamboldt, N. Kaslow, & D. Reiss (Eds.), Family violence and family problems: Reliable assessment and the ICD-11. New York: Springer Publishing.

  • Heyman, R. E., Snarr, J. D., Slep, A. M. S., & Foran, H. M. (2013). Practical tools for assessing partner maltreatment in clinical practice and public health setting. In H. M. Foran, S. R. H. Beach, A. M. S. Slep, R. E. Heyman, M. Z. Wamboldt, N. Kaslow, & D. Reiss (Eds.), Family violence and family problems: Reliable assessment and the ICD-11. New York: Springer Publishing.

  • Beach S. R. H., Kaslow N. J., Foran, H. M. Heyman R. E., Garcia-Moreno C. (2013). Future directions for science and public health. In H. M. Foran, S. R. H. Beach, A. M. S. Slep, R. E. Heyman, M. Z. Wamboldt (Eds.). Family violence and family problems: Reliable assessment and the ICD-11. New York: Springer Publishing.

  • Slep, A. M. S., Heyman, R. E., Snarr, J. D. & Foran, H. M., (2013). Practical tools for assessing child maltreatment in clinical practice and public health settings. In H. M. Foran, S. R. H. Beach, A. M. S. Slep, R. E. Heyman, M. Z. Wamboldt, N. Kaslow, & D. Reiss (Eds.). Family violence and family problems: Reliable assessment and the ICD-11. New York: Springer Publishing.

  • Foran, H. M., O Leary, K.D., & Williams, M. C. (2012). Emotional abilities in couples: A construct validation study. American Journal of Family Therapy, 40, 189-207.

  • Foran, H. M., Adler, A. B., McGurk, D., & Bliese, P. (2012). Soldiers perceptions of resilience training and post-deployment adjustment: The importance of both resilience training content and training process. Psychological Services, 9, 390-403. doi: 10.1037/a0028178.

  • Wood, M. D., Foran, H. M., Britt, T. W., & Wright, K. M. (2012). The impact of benefit finding and leadership on combat-related PTSD symptoms. Military Psychology, 24, 6, 529-541. doi: 10.1080/08995605.2012.736321

  • Foran, H. M., Heyman, R. E., Slep, A. M. S., Snarr, J. D., & U.S. Air Force Family Advocacy Program. (2012). Hazardous alcohol use and intimate partner violence in the military: Understanding protective factors. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 26, 471-483. doi: 10.1037/a0027688

  • Foran, H. M., Vivian, D., O Leary, K.D., Rothbaum, B. O., Manber, R., Keller, M. B., Kocsis, J. H., Thase, M. E., Trivedi, M. H., & Klein, D. N. (2012). Risk for partner victimization and marital dissatisfaction among chronically depressed patients. Journal of Family Violence, 27, 75-81. doi: 10.1007/s10896-011-9404-2.

  • Wright, K. M., Foran, H. M., Wood, M. D., Eckford, R. K., & McGurk, D. (2012). Alcohol problems, aggression, and other externalizing behaviors after return from deployment: Understanding the impact of combat exposure, internalizing symptoms, and social environment. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 1 -19, doi: 10.1002/jclp.21864.

  • Sipos, M., Foran, H. M., Crane, M., Wood, M. & Wright, K., & (2012). Post-deployment behavioral health screening: Face-to-face versus virtual behavioral health interviews. Military Medicine, 177, 525-530.

  • Foran, H. M., Heyman, R. E., Slep, A. M. S., & US Air Force Family Advocacy Program (2011). Hazardous drinking and military community functioning – Identifying mediating risk factors. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 79, 521-532.

  • Foran, H. M., Slep, A. M. S., & Heyman, R. E. (2011). Hazardous alcohol use among active duty Air Force personnel: Identifying unique risk and promotive factors. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 25, 28-40. doi: 10.1037/a0020748.

  • Foran, H. M., Slep, A. M. S., & Heyman, R. E. (2011). Prevalences of intimate partner violence in a representative U.S. Air Force sample. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 79, 391-397.

  • Langhinrichsen-Rohling, J., Snarr, J. D., Slep, A. M. S., Heyman, R. E., & Foran, H. M. (2011). Risk for suicidal ideation in the U.S. Air Force: an ecological perspective. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 79, 600-612.

  • Slep, A. M. S., Foran, H. M., Heyman, R. E., Snarr, J. D., & U.S. Air Force Family Advocacy Program (2011). Risk factors for clinically significant intimate partner violence among active duty members. Journal of Marriage and Family, 73, 486-501.

  • Snarr, J. D., Lorber, M. F., Foran, H. M., Heyman, R. E., & Slep, A. M. S. (2011). Family maltreatment, substance abuse problems, and suicidality: Prevalence, surveillance, and ecological risk/protective factor models. Report prepared for the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command. Fort Detrick, Maryland.

  • Cohen, S., O Leary, K. D., & Foran, H. M. (2010) A randomized clinical trial of a brief, problem-focused couple therapy for depression. Behavior Therapy, 41, 433 - 446. doi: 10.1016/j.beth.2009.111.004.

  • Slep, A. M. S., Foran, H. M., Heyman, R. E, & Snarr, J. D. (2010). Unique risk and protective factors for partner aggression in a large scale Air Force survey. Journal of Community Health, 35, 375 - 383. doi: 10.1007.s10900-010-9264-3.

  • Foran, H. M., & O Leary, K. D. (2008). Problem drinking, jealousy, and anger control: Variables predicting physical aggression against a partner. Journal of Family Violence, 23(3), 141-148.

  • Foran, H. M., & O Leary, K. D. (2008). Alcohol and intimate partner violence: A meta-analytic review. Clinical Psychology Review, 28, 1222-1234.

  • Foran, H. M., & Slep, A. M. S. (2007). Validation of a self-report measure of unrealistic relationship expectations. Psychological Assessment, 19, 382-396.

  • Geisser, M., Cano, A., Foran, H. M. (2006). Psychometric properties of the mood and anxiety symptom questionnaire in chronic pain patients. Clinical Journal of Pain, 22(1), 1-9.

  • Cano, A., Gillis, M., Geisser, M., Heinz, W. & Foran, H. M. (2004). Marital functioning and psychological distress in chronic pain patients. Pain, 107, 99-106.