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Sarah Sperry, PhD

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Sarah completed her doctoral training in Clinical Psychology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and her clinical internship at the Medical University of South Carolina. Sarah’s research focuses on understanding how individual differences in emotion dysregulation and impulsivity contribute to risk for the development of bipolar disorders and more severe outcomes for those who have developed the disorder. Related, Sarah’s work aims to improve dimensional classifications and measurement of psychopathology, with a particular interest in subfactors and spectra related to mania, thought disorder, and substance use.