Rachel MadduxResearcher and Senior lecturer, affiliated with the university,


Rachel E. Maddux, PhD is an international member of the Department from the USA where she worked in psychopharmacology research at the University of California San Diego and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. Her doctoral work at Lund on depression and personality was presented internationally and received scientific recognition from the Evy and Gunnar Sandberg Foundation.  

Rachel is an active researcher, with primary interest in subtyping depression to help design a more individualized treatment algorithm for patients.  She also has a strong interest in contemplative sciences, most recently completing studies examining the biomedical and psychological health effects of yoga.  

Rachel has co-authored publications in the fields of psychiatry, clinical neuroscience, and psychology, and she reviews for Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, Journal of Affective Disorders, Personality Disorders: Theory, Research and Treatment, European Journal of Personality Assessment, Assessment, and Scandinavian Journal of Psychology. She has co-authored book chapters for John Wiley & Sons, APA Books, and Marcel Dekker’s Medical Psychiatry Series.

Rachel teaches at the undergraduate and graduate levels in clinical and health psychology, neuroscience, and research methods and statistics. She also serves as a pedagogic consultant for University teaching staff and research fellows.

Recent research outputs

Saah, T. C., Garlow, S. J., Rapaport, M. H., Edwards, D. M., Hale, K. L. & Rachel Maddux 2015 Psychiatry Fourth Edition. Tasman, A., Kay, J., Lieberman, J. A., First, M. B. & Riba, M. B. (eds.). Wiley-Blackwell, Vol. 2, p. 2159-2192

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapter

Rachel Maddux 2015

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