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Jonathan  Rottenberg

Jonathan Rottenberg

Jonathan Rottenberg


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


Recent Publications

Recent publications (*indicates student author).

Salomon, K., White*, K.E., Bylsma*, L.M., Panaite*, V., & Rottenberg, J. (2013). Is blunted cardiovascular reactivity in depression mood-state dependent? A comparison of major depressive disorder, remitted depression and healthy controls. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 90, 50-57.

Morris*, B. H., McGrath*, A.C., Goldman, M.S., Rottenberg, J. (2014). Parental depression confers greater prospective depression risk to females than males in emerging adulthood. Child Psychiatry and Human Development, 45, 78-89.

Rottenberg, J. & Hindash, A.C., (2015). Emerging evidence for emotion context insensitivity in depression Current Opinion in Psychology 4, 1-5.

Morris, B. H.*, Bylsma, L. M., Yaroslavsky, I., Kovacs, M., & Rottenberg, J. (2015). Reward learning in pediatric depression and anxiety: Preliminary findings in a high sample. Depression and Anxiety, 32(5), 373- 381.

Rottenberg, J. (2014). The Depths: The Evolutionary Origins of the Depression Epidemic. New York: Basic Books.

Cowden Hindash, A. H., & Rottenberg, J. (2015). Turning quickly on myself: Automatic interpretation biases in dysphoria are selfreferent. Cognition and Emotion, 1-8.

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. (in press). Emotions in depression: What do we really know? Annual Review of Clinical Psychology.