Joseph E Beeney, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Contact Details

3811 O'Hara St.

Education & Training

Pennsylvania State University Clinical Psychology
UPMC Western Psychiatric HospitalClinical Psychology
University of Pittsburgh School of MedicineClinical Psychology

Research Interests

Personality disorders; Social functioning and relationships; Social cognition
Selected Research Publications & Products
  1. Beeney, JE, Hallquist, MN, Scott, LN, Ringwald, WR, Stepp, SD, Lazarus, SA, Wright, AGC, Mattia, & Pilkonis PA. The emotional bank account and the four horsemen of the apocalypse in romantic relationships of people with borderline personality disorder: a dyadic observational study. Clinical Psychological Science. in press.
  2. Beeney, JE, Hallquist, MN, Clifton, AD, Lazarus, SA & Pilkonis, PA. Social disadvantage and BPD: a study of social networks. Personality Disorders: Theory, Research & Treatment. 2018; 9(1), 62-72.
  3. Beeney JE, Wright AGC, Stepp SD, Hallquist MN, Lazarus SA, Beeney JRS, Scott, LN & Pilkonis, PA. Disorganized Attachment and Personality Functioning in Adults: A Latent Class Analysis. Personality Disorders: Theory, Research, and Treatment. 2016.
  4. Beeney JE, Stepp SD, Hallquist MN, Scott LN, Wright AGC, Ellison WD, et al. Attachment and social cognition in borderline personality disorder: Specificity in relation to antisocial and avoidant personality disorders. Personality Disorders: Theory, Research, and Treatment. 2015;6(3):20715.
  5. Beeney JE, Levy KN, Gatzke-Kopp LM, Hallquist MN. EEG asymmetry in borderline personality disorder and depression following rejection. Personality Disorders: Theory, Research, and Treatment. 2014;5(2):17885.

Clinical Interests

Borderline personality disorder

Education Interests

Borderline personality disorder; Psychodynamic approaches to personality disorders