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Donald Corriveau, Ph.D

Chancellor Professor Emeritus


Liberal Arts





1973 Providence College B.A. in Psychology
1975 University of Rhode Island M.A. in Psychology
1978 University of Rhode Island Ph.D. in Psychology


  • Psychology
  • Statistics
  • Research methods
  • Psychological testing
  • Counseling

Research interests

  • Chronic pain management
  • Psychotic illness and patient awareness
  • Health psychology
  • Clinical outcome research
  • Behavioral medicine

Research activities

  • Evaluating chronic pain patients for Spinal Cord Stimulators
  • Dissimulation effects (faking) in predicting risk factors for opioid therapy
  • Patient awareness of psychotic illness
  • Alcohol drinking patterns in college students

Select publications

Corriveau, D.P. and Sousa, S. (2013).
Levels of Recovery Scale (LORS): Psychometric Properties of a New Instrument To Assess Psychotic Symptoms and Patient Awareness
Psychological Reports, 113(2), 435-440.

Sousa, S.A., Corriveau, D., Lee, A.F., Bianco, L.G., Sousa, G.M. (2013).
The LORS-Enabled Dialogue: A Collaborative Intervention to Promote Recovery from Psychotic Disorders
Psychiatric Services, 64, 58-64.

Barnett, N. P., Clerkin, E., Wood, M., Monti, P. M., Tevyaw, T. O., Corriveau, D., Fingeret, A., & Kahler, C. W. (2014).
Description and predictors of positive and negative alcohol-related consequences in the first year of college
Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 75, 103–114.

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