Jonathan  Rottenberg

Jonathan Rottenberg

Jonathan Rottenberg
Professor and Director of Clinical Training


Office: PCD 4109
Phone: 813/974-6701



Ph.D. Stanford, 2003


Ph.D. Areas: Clinical


Emotion and its pathology, with emphasis on Major Depressive Disorder; temporal dynamics of emotion, emotion and social functioning, psychophysiology.

Specialty Area


Selected Publications

Recent publications (*indicates student author).

Panaite, V. *, Salomon, K., Jin, A., & Rottenberg, J. (2015). Cardiovascular recovery from psychological and physiological challenge and risk for adverse cardiovascular outcomes and all-cause mortality. Psychosomatic medicine, 77(3), 215-226.

O’Leary, K.*, Bylsma, L.M., & Rottenberg, J. (2016). Why might poor sleep quality lead to depression? A role for emotion regulation. Cognition and Emotion.

O'Leary, K.*, Small, B., Panaite, V., Bylsma, L. M., & Rottenberg, J. (2017): Sleep quality in healthy and mood-disordered persons predicts daily life emotional reactivity. Cognition and Emotion.

Begovic, E.*, Panaite, V., Bylsma, L. M., George, C., Kovacs, M., Yaroslavsky, I., … Rottenberg, J. (2017). Positive autobiographical memory deficits in youth with depression histories and their never-depressed siblings. The British Journal of Clinical Psychology, 56(3), 329–346.

Cowden Hindash, A. H.*, & Rottenberg, J. A. (2017). Moving towards the benign: Automatic interpretation bias modification in dysphoria. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 99, 98–107.

Rottenberg, J. (2017). Emotions in depression: What do we really know?. Annual Review of Clinical Psychology, 13, 241-263.

Rottenberg., J., Devendorf, A. R. *, Kashdan, T.B. & Disabato, D. J. (2018). The curious neglect of high functioning after psychopathology: The case of depression. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 13, 549-566.

Rottenberg, J., Devendorf, A.R. *, Panaite, V., Disabato, D. J., & Kashdan, T.B. (2019). Optimal well-being after major depression. Clinical Psychological Science. 7, 621-627.

Yoon, S. *, & Rottenberg, J. (2020). Why do people with depression use faulty emotion regulation strategies? Emotion Review, 12. 118-128.

Yoon, S. *, Verona, E., Schlauch, R., Schneider S., & Rottenberg, J. (2020). Why do depressed people prefer sad music? Emotion, 20, 613-624.