Post-Doctoral Fellowship, 1998-2000,
Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, University of Florida
Clinical Psychology Pre-doctoral Internship, 1997-1998, Department of Clinical
and Health Psychology, University of Florida
Ph.D. Clinical Psychology, 1998, University of South Florida
M.A. Psychology, 1995, University of South Florida
B.A. Psychology, 1991, University of Virginia
E-mail: sumner dot sydeman at nau.edu
Dr. Sydeman is a clinical
psychologist with a specialty in health psychology. His areas of research are
in the areas of emotional factors associated with coronary heart disease,
anxiety and anxiety disorders, and depression. He also studies electronic cigarettes and novel substances of abuse. Other areas of interest include psychological
assessment in health psychology and bariatric surgery for severely obese
- Larson, N.C., Barger, S.D., & Sydeman,
S.J. (2013). Type D personality is not associated with coronary heart
disease risk in a North American sample of retirement-aged adults. International
Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 20, 277-285.
- Steil, M.A., Lorenzo, L., & Sydeman, S.J. (2010).
Demographic variables are associated with knowledge, attitudes, and
preventive behaviors related to environmental tobacco smoke. Nicotine and Tobacco Research, 12(6),
- Sydeman, S.J. (2008). Self-report inventories. In G.L.
Fisher & N.A. Roget (Eds.), Encyclopedia
of Substance Abuse Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery (pp. 816-820).
Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc.
- Donoho, C.J., Stalls, D.W., & Sydeman, S.J. (2008).
Depression in phase II, III, and IV patients with coronary heart disease. Journal of the Arizona-Nevada Academy
of Science, 40, 86-90.
- Garnaat, S.L., Gwinn, J.E., Riley, S.L., Winslow, L.A.,
Hansbourgh, M.C., Zielinski, A.L., Gorter, E.L., Blevins, J., Sydeman,
S.J. (2008). Relationship between trait anxiety and health-related
factors. Modern Psychological
Studies, 8, (3-9).
Dr. Sydeman teaches Abnormal
Psychology (PSY 215) and Introduction to Clinical Psychology (PSY 406) at the
undergraduate level, and Health Psychology Assessment (PSY 640) at the graduate