T. John Akamatsu
Education: Ph.D., University of Missouri - Columbia (1972)
Graduate Area: Clinical - Assessment
I have carried out several projects in the general professional/ethical issues, clinical training area. More recently, my students and I have been studying reasons for gender differences in depression as well as the expression of depression and distress in Asian populations. I also have interests in examining cognitive factors in social behaviors broadly defined.
Courses Frequently Taught
- Psychotherapy Practicum
- Assessment Practicum
Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities
Rahman, R.O., & Akamatsu, T. J. (2000, November) Depressive symptomatology in Asian Indians residing in the United States. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New Orleans, LA.
Dangelmaier, R., Docherty, N, & and Akamatsu, T. J. (in press). Psychosis-proneness, coping and perceptions of social support. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry.
Rahman, R.,O. & Akamatsu, T. J. (2003, August). Psychological distress in North American South Asian immigrants. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto.
Rahman, R.O., Akamatsu, T. J., & Yaroslavsky, I. (2005, August). Psychological distress in South Asian Muslim Americans post 9/11. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.
Sims, D. N., Akamatsu, T. J., & Lilly, R. S. (1996, August). Gender differences in depression. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.