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Shannon Couture

Assistant Professor of the Practice of Psychology
Director of the Psychology Services Center

Contact Information
E-mail: scouture@usc.edu
Phone: (213) 740-6620
Office: HRC 130A

 

Biographical Sketch

Shannon Couture serves as the Director of the Psychology Services Center at USC. Dr. Couture is actively involved in teaching and supervision of graduate students in the Clinical Science Ph.D. program. Her clinical interests involve cognitive-behavioral and mindfulness-based approaches to the treatment of adults with a wide variety of psychopathology. Her research interests have surrounded understanding social cognition, negative symptoms, and treatment of schizophrenia.
 

Education

Ph.D. Clinical Psychology, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 2007
M.A. Clinical Psychology, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 2004
B.A. Psychology, University of Notre Dame, 2001
 

Publications

Journal Article

Couture, S. M., Blanchard, J. J., Bennett, M. E. (2011). Negative expectancy appraisals and defeatist performance beliefs and negative symptoms of schizophrenia. Psychiatry Research.
Couture, S. M., Granholm, E., Fish, S. C. (2011). A path model investigation of neurocognition, theory of mind, social competence, negative symptoms and real-world functioning in schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research. Vol. 125 (2), pp. 152-160.
Leung, W., Couture, S. M., Blanchard, J. J., Lin, S., Llerena, K. (2010). Is social anhedonia related to emotional responsivity and expressivity? A laboratory study in women. Schizophrenia Research. Vol. 124 (1-3)
Couture, S. M., Penn, D. L., Losh, M., Adolphs, R., Hurley, R., Piven, J. (2010). Comparison of social cognitive functioning in schizophrenia and high functioning autism: More convergence than divergence. Psychological Medicine. Vol. 40 (4), pp. 569-579.
 
 
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