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Joel G. Sprunger, PhD

Assistant Professor of Clinical

Psychiatry & Behavioral Neuroscience | College of Medicine

  • Ph.D.: Purdue University (Clinical Psychology)
  • M.S.: Purdue University (Clinical Psychology)
  • B.S.: Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne (Psychology)

Clinical Psychology

Contact Information

Clinical Interests


Peer Reviewed Publications

Eckhardt C.;Murphy C.;Sprunger J. 08-01-2014. Interventions for perpetrators of intimate partner violence Psychiatric Times, 31 8,

Massa A.;Eckhardt C.;Sprunger J.;Parrott D.;Subramani O. 07-01-2019. Trauma cognitions and partner aggression: Anger, hostility, and rumination as intervening mechanisms Psychology of Violence, 9 4, 392-399

Blake K.;Hopkins R.;Sprunger J.;Eckhardt C.;Denson T. 04-20-2017. Relationship quality and cognitive reappraisal moderate the effects of negative urgency on behaviora Psychology of Violence, 8 2, 218-228

Sprunger J.;Schumacher J.;Coffey S.;Norris D. 04-01-2019. It’s time to start asking all patients about intimate partner violence Journal of Family Practice, 68 3, 152-161A

Sprunger J.G.;Hales A.;Maloney M.;Williams K.;Eckhardt C.I. 01-01-2020. Alcohol, Affect, and Aggression: An Investigation of Alcohol's Effects Following Ostracism Psychology of Violence, ,

Sprunger J.;Eckhardt C. 01-01-2017. Predicting past and future dating violence from implicit and explicit violence attitudes: An experim Partner Abuse, 8 4, 361-376

Freeman R.;Eckhardt C.;Parrott D.;Sprunger J. 01-01-2015. Mechanisms of Alcohol-Facilitated Intimate Partner Violence Violence Against Women, 21 8, 939-957

Sprunger J.G.;Eckhardt C.I.;Parrott D.J. 01-01-2015. Anger, problematic alcohol use, and intimate partner violence victimisation and perpetration Criminal Behaviour and Mental Health, 25 4, 273-286