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date: 18 September 2019

(p. ix) About the Editors

(p. ix) About the Editors

Robert J. DeRubeis

Since receiving his PhD in Clinical Psychology at the University of Minnesota in 1983, Rob DeRubeis has been on the faculty in Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania, where he has served as director of Penn’s doctoral training program in clinical psychology, department chair, and associate dean for social sciences. He is the Samuel H. Preston Term Professor in the Social Sciences and Professor of Psychology. He has authored or co-authored over 100 articles and book chapters, with a focus on the processes that cause and maintain disorders of mood, as well as the treatments and treatment procedures that reduce and prevent the return of mood symptoms. His lab is currently developing and testing methods for application in mental health precision medicine. Dr. DeRubeis has received the Senior Distinguished Career Award from the Society for Psychotherapy Research and the Association for Psychological Science’s James McKeen Cattell Award for a lifetime of outstanding contributions to the area of applied psychological research.

Daniel R. Strunk

Dan Strunk is Associate Professor of Psychology at The Ohio State University. He obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 2004. After completing a post-doctoral fellowship at Vanderbilt University, he joined the faculty at The Ohio State University in 2006 and was promoted to Associate Professor in 2011. Dr. Strunk has authored 35 articles and several book chapters. His work has helped to document and better characterize the pessimistic biases among those with depression. A major focus of his work has been to clarify the processes by which cognitive therapy achieves its effects. This work has highlighted the importance of therapists’ efforts to elicit cognitive change and clients’ efforts to apply the techniques of cognitive therapy on their own. His publications have appeared in, among others, the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, Behavior Therapy, Behaviour Research and Therapy, and Psychological Medicine. (p. x)