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Psychological Sciences Faculty

Douglas SamuelDouglas B. Samuel

Assistant Professor, Clinical Psychology

Mailing Address:
Department of Psychological Sciences
Purdue University
703 Third Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2081 USA

Campus Address:
Psychological Sciences, Room 1148

E-mail: dbsamuel@purdue.edu
Telephone: (765) 494-7559
Website: http://samppl.psych.purdue.edu


Degree: Ph.D. University of Kentucky, 2009

Research Interests:

My research focuses on the development of dimensional trait models of personality pathology and their application in clinical practice.

Representative Publications:

Samuel, D.B., & Widiger, T.A. (2010). Comparing personality disorder models: Cross-method assessment of the FFM and DSM-IV-TR. Journal of Personality Disorders, 24(6), 721-745.

Samuel, D.B., Simms, L.J., Clark, L.A., Livesley, W.J., & Widiger, T.A. (2010). An item response theory integration of normal and abnormal personality scales. Personality Disorders: Theory, Research, and Treatment, 1, 5-21.

Samuel, D.B., Hopwood, C.J., Ansell, E.B., Morey, L.C., Sanislow, C.A., Yen, S., Shea, M.T., Markowitz, J.C., Skodol, A.E., & Grilo, C.M. (2011). Comparing the temporal stability of self-report and interview assessed personality disorder. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 120(3), 670-680.

Baer, R. A., Samuel, D.B., & Lykins, E. L. B (2011). Differential item functioning on the Five Facet Mindfulness Questionnaire is minimal in demographically matched meditators and nonmeditators. Assessment, 18, 3-10.

Samuel, D.B. (2011). Assessing personality in the DSM-5: The utility of bipolar constructs. Journal of Personality Assessment, 93, 390-397.

Samuel, D.B. (2011). Integrating personality disorder with basic personality science. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 123, 325-326.

Samuel, D.B., Edmundson, M., & Widiger, T. A. (2011). Five-Factor Model prototype matching scores: Convergence within alternative methods. Journal of Personality Disorders, 25(5), 571-585.

Samuel, D.B., Hopwood, C. J., Ansell, E. B., Morey, L. C., Sanislow, C. A., Yen, S., Shea, M. T., Markowitz, J. C., Skodol, A. E., & Grilo, C. M. (2011). Comparing the temporal stability of self-report and interview assessed personality disorder. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 120(3), 670-680.

Samuel, D.B., Maccarelli, L. M., LaPaglia, D. M., Moore, B. A., & Ball, S. A. (2011). Personality disorders and retention in a therapeutic community for substance dependence. The American Journal on Addictions, 20, 555-562.

Samuel, D.B., & Widiger, T. A. (2011). Clinicians’ use of personality disorder models within a particular treatment setting: A longitudinal comparison of temporal consistency and clinical utility. Personality and Mental Health, 5, 12-28.

Samuel, D.B., & Widiger, T. A. (2011). Conscientiousness and obsessive-compulsive personality disorder. Personality Disorders: Theory, Research, and Treatment, 2, 161-174.

Samuel, D.B., Connolly, A. J., & Ball, S.A. (2012). Five-Factor Model assessment of DSM-IV personality disorders within a sample of homeless individuals. Assessment, 19, 287-298.

Samuel, D.B.& Gore, W. (2012). Five-factor model representations of obsessivecompulsive and dependent personality disorders. Journal of Personality, 80,1669-1696.

Samuel, D.B., Lynam, D.R., Widiger, T.A., & Ball, S.A. (2012). An expert consensus approach to relating the proposed DSM-5 types and traits. Personality Disorders: Theory, Research, and Treatment, 3, 1-16.

Samuel, D.B., Miller, J.D., Widiger, T.A., Lynam, D.R., Pilkonis, P.A., & Ball, S.A. (2012). Conceptual Changes to the Definition of Borderline Personality Disorder Proposed for DSM-5. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 121, 467-476.

Samuel, D.B., Riddell, A. D. B., Lynam, D. R., Miller, J. D., & Widiger, T. A. (2012). A five-factor measure of obsessive-compulsive personality traits. Journal of Personality Assessment, 94, 456-465.

Widiger, T. A., Samuel, D.B., Mullins-Sweatt, S. N., Gore, W. L., & Crego, C. M. (2012). Integrating Normal and Abnormal Personality Structure: The Five Factor Model. Oxford Handbook of Personality Disorders (pp. 82-107).

Hopwood, C.J.*, Morey, L.C., Donnellan, M.B.,Samuel, D.B., & Skodol, A.E. (2013). Ten year rank-order stability of personality traits and disorders in a clinical sample. Journal of Personality, 81, 335-344.

Lynam, D. R.*, Sherman, E.,Samuel, D.B., Miller, J. D., Few, L. R., & Widiger, T.A. (2013). Development of a short form of the Elemental Psychopathy Assessment. Assessment, 20¸659-669.

Samuel, D.B.*, & Ball, S.A. (2013) The Factor Structure and Concurrent Validity of the Early Maladaptive Schema Questionnaire – Research Version. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 37, 150-159.

Samuel, D.B.*, Carroll, K.M., Rounsaville, B.J., & Ball, S.A. (2013). Personality disorders as maladaptive, extreme variants of normal personality: Borderline personality disorder and neuroticism in a Substance Using Sample. Journal of Personality Disorders, 27, 625-635.

Samuel, D.B.*, Hopwood, C. J., Krueger, R. F., Thomas, K. M., Ruggero, C. (2013). Comparing methods for scoring personality disorder types using maladaptive traits in DSM-5. Assessment, 20, 353-361.

Samuel, D.B.*, Mullins-Sweatt, S.N., & Widiger, T.A. (2013). An investigation of the factor structure and convergent validity of the five-factor model rating form. Assessment, 20, 24-35.

Samuel, D.B.*, Sanislow, C.A., Hopwood, C.J., Skodol, A.E., Shea, M.T., Zanarini, M.C., Ansell, E.B., Markowitz, J.C., & Grilo, C.M. (2013). Convergent and Incremental Predictive Validity of Clinician, Self-Report, and Structured Interview Diagnoses for Personality Disorders over Five Years. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 81, 650-659.

Samuel, D.B.* (2013). Five Factor Model Instruments and their Assessment of Personality Disorder. In T.A. Widiger & P.T. Costa, Jr. (Eds.), Personality Disorders and Five Factor Model of Personality (3rd ed.). Washington DC: American Psychological Association.

Griffin, S. A.*, & Samuel, D. B. (2014). A Closer Look at the Lower-Order Structure of the Personality Inventory for DSM-5: Comparison with the Five Factor Model. Personality Disorders: Theory, Research, and Treatment, 5, 406-412.

Samuel, D. B.*, Anez, L. M., Paris, M., & Grilo, C. M. (2014). The frequency of personality disorders and the agreement across different diagnostic methods among monolingual (Spanish-speaking-only) Hispanic patients at a community mental health center. Personality Disorders: Theory, Research, & Treatment, 5, 172-177.