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Hopwood Chris Hopwood
Associate Professor
Ph.D. Clinical Psychology, Texas A&M University 2008
Masters Clinical Psychology, Eastern Michigan University 2003
Bachelors Psychology, Michigan State University 1999
Primary Program: Clinical
107A Psychology
(517) 355-4599

Research Statement

In the MSU Personality Lab we pursue a range of topics related to the clinical assessment of personality. Specific Projects involve understanding:


--Interpersonal processes in personality, psychopathology, and psychotherapy.


--The structure and classification of personality and psychopathology.


--Temporal processes in personality and interpersonal behavior.


--The relation between personality and psychopathology.


--Multimethod assessment.


--The structure, reliability, and validity of personality assessment instruments.


--The clinical benefits of psychological assessment and psychotherapy.

Personal Statement
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Research Publications    
2014Donnellan, M.B. & Hopwood, C.J. (in press). Towards Synergy of Structure and Process: Commentary on Durbin and Hicks. European Journal of Personality.
2014Hasler, G., Hopwood, C.J. Jacob, G.A., Brandle, L.S., & Schulte-Vels, T. (in press). Patient-reported outcomes in Borderline Personality Disorder. Dialogues in Clinical Neuroscience.
2014Yalch, M.M., Hopwood, C.J., Fehon, D., & Grilo, C.M. (2014). The influence of borderline personality features on inpatient adolescent suicide risk. Personality Disorders: Theory, Research, and Treatment, 5, 26-31.
2014Thomas, K.M., Hopwood, C.J., Woody, E., Ethier, N. & Sadler P. (2014). Interpersonal processes in psychotherapy: A reanalysis of the Gloria Films. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 61, 1-14.
2014Thomas, K.M. & Hopwood, C.J. (in press). Schema therapy as an effective treatment for avoidant, dependent, and obsessive-compulsive personality disorders. Evidence Based Mental Health.
2014Hopwood, C.J. (2014). Introduction to the Special Series featuring selected papers from the Inaugural Meeting of the National Association for the Scientific Study of Personality Disorders. Personality Disorders: Theory, Research, and Treatment. 5, 39-42.
2014Hopwood, C.J. & Bornstein, R.F. (2014). Multimethod Clinical Assessment. New York: Guilford.
2014Hopwood, C.J. & Thomas, K.M. (2014). Review of Levak, R.W., Siegel, L., & Nichols, D.S. (2011) Therapeutic Assessment with the MMPI-2: A positive psychology approach. Journal of Personality Assessment, 96, 115-116.
2014Anderson, J., Snider, S.K., Sellbom, M., Krueger, R.F., & Hopwood, C.J. (2014). A comparison of the DSM-5 Section II and Section III personality disorder structures. Psychiatry Research, 216, 363-372.
2014Krueger, R.F., Hopwood, C.J., Wright, A.G.C., & Markon, K.E. (in press). DSM-5 and the path toward empirically based and clinically useful conceptualization of personality and psychopathology. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice.