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Clinical-Disaster Research Center
The University of Mississippi

Archived News

Stefan E. Schulenberg: Embracing Uncertainty as a Means to Discover Meaning IN Life

February 2017

Read about how Dr. Schulenberg  explains meaning IN life versus meaning OF life:

Investigating the Deep Water Horizon Spill

April 2014

Learn about change agents at UM:

Tornado Season Busy for Clinical Disaster Research Center

October 2013

Learn about the CDRC’s work during tornado season:

Mental Health Disaster Preparedness, Response and Recovery

October 2013

Learn the CDRC plays a vital role in mental health disaster preparedness, response, and recovery:


August 2012

UM-CDRC members presented several posters and one symposium related to their research following the Gulf Oil Spill at the 2012 American Psychological Association convention. To see the citations for these projects check out the Publications/Presentations page. Here’s a picture of the group in the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL.

UM-CDRC Work Published in Ecopsychology

April 17, 2012

An article focusing on UM-CDRC’s research after the Gulf Oil Spill, titled “Coping with an Ecological Disaster: The Role of Perceived Meaning in Life and Self-Efficacy Following the Gulf Oil Spill” was published in the March 2012 of the peer-reviewed scholarly journal Ecopsychology. You can retrieve the full article from this website:

UM-CDRC Featured in gradPSYCH Magazine

April 17, 2012

The American Psychological Association’s graduate student magazine, gradPSYCH, featured a story on the UM-CDRC’s work following the Gulf Oil Spill. Read more at the following link:

UM-CDRC Co-Sponsors Suicide Prevention Walk

February 15, 2012

In conjunction with the University of Mississippi Psychological Services Center, Department of Psychology, and Psychology Honors Society (Psi Chi), the UM-CDRC sponsored the second annual American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s Out of the Darkness Community Walk in the Oxford/University/Lafayette community. Read more about it in two articles from The Daily Mississippian. 10/10/2011 Article 11/6/2011