Jay C Fournier, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Contact Details

3811 O'Hara St.

Education & Training

University of Pennsylvania, School of Arts and Sciences Clinical Psychology
Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMCClinical Psychology
University of Pittsburgh School of MedicineClinical Psychology

Specialty Certifications

Licensed by the Pennsylvania State Board of Psychology

Professional Affiliations

Member, Society of Biological Psychiatry
Member, Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies
Member, Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology
Member, Society of Clinical Psychology, Division 12 of the American Psychological Association

Research Interests

Depression; Affective neuroscience; Individual differences in treatment response
Selected Research Publications & Products
  1. Fournier, JC, Chase, HW, Almeida, J, Phillips, ML. (2014). Model Specification and the Reliability of fMRI Results: Implications for Longitudinal Neuroimaging Studies in Psychiatry. PLoS One, 9(8):e105169. PMCID: PMC4148299
  2. Fournier, JC, Chase, HW, Greenberg, T, Etkin, A, Almeida, JR, Stiffler, R, Deckersbach, T, Weyandt, S, Cooper, C, Toups, M, Carmody, T, Kurian, B, Peltier, S, Adams, P, McInnis, MG, Oquendo, MA, McGrath, PJ, Fava, M, Weissman, M, Parsey, R, Trivedi, MH, Phillips, ML. (2017). Neuroticism and Individual Differences in Neural Function in Unmedicated Major Depression: Findings from the EMBARC Study. Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging, 2(2), 138-148. NIHMSID: NIHMS845481
  3. Fournier, JC, Keener, MT, Mullin, B, Hafeman, DM, LaBarbara, EJ, Stiffler, RS, Almeida, J, Kronhaus, DM, Frank, E, Phillips, ML. (2013). Heterogeneity of amygdala response to happy faces in major depressive disorder: The impact of lifetime sub-threshold mania. Psychological Medicine, 43, 293-302. NIHMSID: NIHMS506212
  4. Fournier, JC, DeRubeis, RD, Hollon, SD, Dimidjian, S, Amsterdam, JD, Shelton, RC, Fawcett, J. (2010). Antidepressant drug effects and depression severity: A patient-level meta-analysis. Journal of the American Medical Association, 303, 47-53. NIHMSID: NIHMS483345
  5. Fournier, JC, DeRubeis, RJ, Gallop, B, Amsterdam, JD, Shelton, RC, Hollon, SD. (2009). Prediction of response to medication and cognitive therapy in the treatment of moderate to severe depression. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 77, 775787. PMCID: PMC2810269

Clinical Interests

Cognitive behavioral therapy; Behavioral activation; Exposure and response prevention

Education Interests

Empirically supported psychotherapy; Research methods in Psychiatry and Psychology; Personality and individual differences