Conference Presentations

**Zhao, Y., Segalowitz, N., Williams, J., & Ryder, A.G. (2013, September). Measuring Discordant-Language Health-Communication Anxiety: The DLHC-Scale. Poster presented at the International Conference on Communication in Healthcare, Montreal, QC, Canada.

*Fong, A., *Lacroix, F., *Heather, D., **Zhou, B., & Ryder, A. G. (2013, June). Knowing more languages means having more friends? Think again: Social anxiety modulates the number of friends in other languages. Poster presented at the annual convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Quebec, QC, Canada.

**Doucerain, M., Amiot, C., & Ryder, A. G. (2013, June). Predicting acculturation and adaptation among international students: A longitudinal study. Poster presented at the annual convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Quebec, QC, Canada.

**Jurcik, T., *Yakobov, E., Solopieieva-Jurcikova, L., *Ahmed, R., Sunohara, M. Said, S. & Ryder, A.. (2013, June). Unraveling the ethnic density effect in Russian-speaking immigrants from the former Soviet Union. Poster presented at the annual convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Quebec, QC, Canada.

**Sun, J., Dere, J., Zhu, X., Yao, S., Lin, C., & Ryder, A. G. (2013, June). Depressive symptom reports in rural and urban China. Paper presented at the 74th annual convention of the Canadian Psychological Association. Quebec, QC, Canada.

**Zhao, Y., **Sun, J., Dere, J., Ryder, A. G. (2013, June). Distinguishing psychological and somatic symptoms in depression: Evidence from factor analysis on Chinese clinical samples. Poster presented at the annual convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Quebec, QC, Canada.

*Yakobov, E., **Jurcik, T., *Ahmed, R., Solopieieva-Jurcikova, L., & Ryder, A. G. (2013, June). Searching for Missing Links: the Role of Expectations and Acculturation in Psychosocial Adaptation in a Russian Speaking Immigrant Community in Montreal. Poster presented at the annual convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Quebec, QC, Canada.

Segalowitz, N., Ouellet-Courtois, C., **Zhao, Y., & Ryder, A. G. (2012, May). Assessing and overcoming second language (L2) semantic barriers in health professionals. McGill University Training and Retention of Health Professional Project Research Symposium: “Access to Health Care: The impact of Language Barriers”, Montreal, QC, Canada.

**Zhao, Y., Segalowitz, N., Ouellet-Courtois, C., Ryder, A.G., & *Yakobov, E. (2013, March). Assessing and Overcoming Second Language (L2) Semantic Barriers in Health Professionals. Poster presented at the conference on Health Care Access for Linguistic Minorities: Breaking the Barriers, Montreal, QC, Canada

Dere, J., Vargas, S., & Ryder, A. G. (January, 2013). Cultural values and etiological beliefs about depression: An examination among Euro-Canadian and Chinese-Canadian undergraduates. Poster presented at the 9th Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP) Cultural Psychology Preconference. New Orleans, LA.

**Sun, J., Dere, J., Zhu, X., Yao, S., & Ryder, A. G. (2013, January). Do Chinese psychiatric outpatients still somatize depression? Evidence of changing symptom patterns between 2002 and 2008. Poster presented at the 9th Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP) Cultural Psychology Preconference. New Orleans, LA.

**Jurcik, T., *Yakobov, E., *Ahmed, R., & Ryder, A. G. (2012, June). Understanding the ethnic density effect: Issues of acculturation, social support, and discrimination. Poster presented at the 73rd annual convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Halifax, NS.

**Zhou, B., *Lacroix, F., *West, C., & Ryder, A. G. (2012, June). Revisiting the Offensive Subtype of Taijin Kyofu Sho: The influence of intolerance of uncertainty and self-concepts. Symposium presentation session at the 73rd annual convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Halifax, NS.

*Beaupré, A., **Zhou, B., *Lacroix, F., *Heather, D., & Ryder, A.G. (2012, March). Perception de soiet intolérance à l’incertitude: leur influence sur le sous-type offensif du Taijin Kyofu Sho. Symposium presentation at the 34th annual convention of the Société Québécoise pour la Recherche en Psychologie, Sherbrooke, QC.

**Doucerain, M., Amiot, C., Mireault, M., & Ryder, A. G. (2012, March). Intrégration identitaire parmi les étudiants internationaux des universités montréalaises. Symposium presented at the 34th annual convention of the Société Québécoise pour la Recherche en Psychologie, Sherbrooke, QC.

Dere, J., Yao, S., Zhu, X., Tang, Q., Cai, L., & Ryder, A. G. (2012, January). Cultural values and alexithymia in depressed Chinese outpatients. Poster presented at the 13th annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP), San Diego, CA.

**Doucerain, M., Amiot, C., Mireault, M., & Ryder, A. G. (2012, January). Acculturation among international students: A longitudinal study. Poster presented at the 13th annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Diego, CA.

**Zhou, B., *Beaupré, A., *Remedios, J., & Ryder, A.G. (2012, January). The Effects of Intolerance of Uncertainty and Self concepts on the Offensive Subtype of Social Anxiety. Poster presented at the 13th annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Diego, CA.

Dere, J., Zhou, X., Peng, Y., & Ryder, A. G. (2011, November). The cultural shaping of etiological beliefs about depression: An examination among Euro-Canadian and Chinese undergraduates. Poster presented at the 45th annual convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT), Toronto, ON.

*Ahmed, R., **Jurcik, T. & Ryder, A.G. (2011, June). The role of attachment, acculturation, and social support in predicting the psychosocial adjustment of visible minority immigrants: Towards an integrative model. Poster presented at the 72nd annual convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Toronto, ON.

**Doucerain, M., McCarthy, A., Ryder, A. G. (2011, June). Prédire le bien-être des minorités culturelles au sein de la société québécoise: Compétences langagières vs. intégration identitaire. Poster presented at the convention of the Association Internationale for Intercultural Research, Sherbrooke, QC.

**Sun, J., Dere, J., Zhu, X., Yao, S., Cai, L., & Ryder, A. G. (2011, June). Somatic symptoms of depression in urban and rural China: The impact of modernization. Poster presented at the 72nd annual convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Toronto, ON.

**Zhou, B., *Zhou, X., & Ryder, A.G. (2011, June).“What would they think of me?” Examining the Cultural Differences in Self-Concepts in Relation to Fear of Negative Evaluation. Paper presented at the 72nd annual convention of the Canadian Psychology Association, Toronto, ON.

**Doucerain, M., Ryder, A. G., & Dere, J. (2011, May). Using multilevel modeling in acculturation measurement: Data from the Culture Day Reconstruction Method. Symposium presented at the 72nd annual convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Toronto, ON.

Dere, J., Yao, S., Zhu, X., Tang, Q., Cai, L., & Ryder, A. G. (2011, May). The cultural shaping of somatization: An examination among urban and rural depressed Chinese outpatients. Poster presented at the 1st annual Canadian Association of Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies (CACBT-ACTCC), Toronto, Canada.

**Doucerain, M., Ryder, A. G., & Dere, J. (2011, May). Utiliser la modélisation multi-niveaux dans l’évaluation de l’acculturation. Paper presented at the 79th annual convention of the Association Francophone pour le Savoir, Sherbrooke, QC.

*Ahmed, R., **Jurcik, T. & Ryder, A.G. (2011, April). Does adult attachment mediate acculturation-adjustment association in visible minority immigrants? Poster presented at the 5th annual Concordia University Undergraduate Research Day, Montréal, QC.

**Zhou, B., Vitoroulis, I. & Ryder, A.G. (2011, March). Examining the Roles of Self-Concepts and Cognitive Concerns on Taijin Kyofusho and Social Anxiety in Late Adolescence. Poster presented at the 2011 biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Montreal, QC.

**Doucerain, M., Ryder, A. G., & Dere, J. (2011, February). L’acculturation à deux niveaux: Réconcilier attitudes et contexte grâce au C-DRM. Paper presented at the annual convention of the Société Québécoise pour la Recherche en Psychologie, Quebec, QC.

Dere, J., Yao, S., Zhu, X., Tang, Q., Cai, L., & Ryder, A. G. (2011, January). The role of cultural values in shaping somatization among urban and rural Chinese outpatients. Poster presented at the 12th annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP), San Antonio, TX.

Dere, J., Ryder, A. G., Yao, S., Zhu, X., Tang, Q., Cai, L., & Noh, S. (2010, November). The cultural shaping of alexithymia: An examination among urban and rural Chinese clinical outpatients. Poster presented at the 44th annual convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT), SIG Poster Exposition. San Francisco, CA.

**Sun, J., Dere, J., Zhu, X. , Yao, S. Q., & Ryder, A. G. (2010, November,) Somatic symptoms in China and Canada: Is somatization always more common among Chinese depressed outpatients? Poster presented at the 44th annual convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT), SIG Poster Exposition. San Francisco, CA.

***Ban, L., Dere, J., Falk, C. F., Heine, S. J., & Ryder, A.G. (2010, July). Acculturation and folk explanations of depression among Chinese Canadians. Poster presented at the 20th international congress of the International Association for Cross-cultural Psychology (IACCP). Melbourne, Australia.

*Beaupré, A., Naveed Sheikh, N., Ryder, A. G., & Segalowitz, N. (2010, March). Mesure de réseau social vs. mesure d’acculturation dans la prédiction de la maîtrise d’une langue seconde. Poster presented at the Société Québécoise pour la Recherche en Psychologie (SQRP), Montreal, QC, Canada.

Dere, J., Falk, C. F., Zhou, X., Peng, Y., Heine, S. J., & Ryder, A. G. (2010, June). The role of cultural values in unpacking cross-cultural differences in alexithymia: An examination among Euro-Canadian, Chinese-Canadian, and Chinese students. Paper presented at the 71st annual convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Winnipeg, MB.

Dere, J., Falk, C. F., Heine, S. J., & Ryder, A. G. (2010, January). Unpacking cultural differences in alexithymia: A cross-cultural examination of the association between cultural values and externally oriented thinking. Poster presented at the 11th annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP). Las Vegas, NV.

Dere, J., Ryder, A. G., & Persson, T. J. (2009, November). Cultural variation in beliefs about depression: An examination among students of Chinese and Euro-Canadian/American heritage. Poster presented at the 43rd annual convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. New York, NY.

Dere, J., Ryder, A. G., **Watanabe, D., & Lituchy, T. R. (2009, August). Adaptation of the day reconstruction method for acculturation measurement. Paper presented at the 117th annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, ON.

Lavigne, K. M., Ryder, A. G., **Ring, A. J., & Bagby, M. (2009, August). Identification of core FFM facets underlying the DSM-IV personality disorders. Poster presented at the 117th annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, ON.

Dere, J., Persson, T., & Ryder, A. G. (2009, June). A cross-cultural examination of beliefs about depression among students of Chinese and Euro-Canadian/American heritage. Paper presented at the 70th annual convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Montreal, QC.

*Lavigne, K. M., **Ring, A. J., & Ryder, A. G. (2009, June). Exploring the link between creativity and eccentricity: Openness partially mediates the relation between creative achievement and schizotypal personality. Paper presented at the 70th annual convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Montreal, QC.

*Pennycooke, N. P., *Wang, Z., Ryder, A, G., & Lituchy, T, R. (2009, June). The relation between acculturation and adjustment as a function of perceived discrimination in visible minorities. Poster presented at the 70th annual convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Montreal, QC.

*Persson, T., Dere, J., & Ryder, A. G. (2009, June). Psychological symptoms of depression in Chinese and Euro-Canadian clinical outpatients. Paper presented at the 70th annual convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Montreal, QC.

**Ring, A. J., Bagby, M., & Ryder, A. G. (2009, June). Openness, intellect, and schizotypal personality: Testing a structural model in two samples. Paper presented at the 70th annual convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Montreal, QC.

Ryder, A. G., Dere, J., & **Watanabe, D. (2009, June). The measurement of acculturation in context: Adapting the day reconstruction method for cultural research. Paper presented at the 70th annual convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Montreal, QC.

*Sheikh, N., Segalowitz, N., & Ryder, A. G. (2009, June). The Montreal inventory of linguistic integration: Assessment of language-based social networks in multilingual environments. Paper presented at the 70th annual convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Montreal, QC.

Teng, J., Dere, J., & Ryder, A. G. (2009, June). The cultural shaping of social anxiety: Fear of causing distress to others in China and North America. Poster presented at the 70th annual convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Montreal, QC.

*Tritt, S. M., **Ring, A. J., & Ryder, A. G. (2009, June). Are narcissistic and depressive personalities two sides of the same coin? Perspectives from neuropsychoanalysis. Poster presented at the 10th international congress of Neuropsychoanalysis, Paris, France.

*Wang, Z., Ryder, A. G., & Dere, J. (2009, June). Culture, evolution, and human mating patterns: Values predict magnitude of the universal sex difference in sociosexuality. Poster presented at the 70th annual convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Montreal, QC.

**Yampolsky, M. A., & Ryder, A. G. (2009, June). Computer-adaptive measurement of acculturation in multicultural contexts: The multicultural assessment of participation and identity domains (MAP ID). Paper presented at the 70th annual convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Montreal, QC.

Ryder, A. G., Dere, J., Zhu, X., & Yao, S. (2009, March). Culture, depression, and symptom presentation: A quantitative cross-cultural comparison of psychiatric outpatients in China and North America. Poster presented at the 99th annual meeting of the American Psychopathological Association, New York City, NY.

Dere, J., Ryder, A. G., Krawczyk, A. L., Paulhus, D. L., & Brotto, L. A. (2009, February). The Vancouver Index of Acculturation: An investigation of its psychometric properties. Poster presented at the 10th annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Tampa, FL.

**Ring, A. J., Ryder, A. G., *Lavigne, K., & Bagby, R. M. (2008, July). Schizotypal personality and the five-factor model: Two aspects of openness make opposite predictions. Poster presented at the 29th meeting of the International Congress of Psychology, Berlin, Germany.

Ryder, A. G., Dere, J., Zhu, X., Yao, S., & Thombs, B. (2008, July). Unpacking “psychologization”: Feeling depressed versus thinking depressed in China and Canada. Paper presented at the 19th annual meeting of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology, Bremen, Germany.

Ryder, A. G., Pfaus, J. G., & Brotto, L. A. (2008, July). The mutual influence of culture and evolution on mating strategies: Preliminary results from national-level and individual-level studies. Paper presented at the 19th meeting of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology, Bremen, Germany.

Ryder, A. G., Zhu, X., Yao, S., & Bagby, R. M. (2008, July). Psychological and somatic symptom presentation in Chinese and Euro-Canadian depressed outpatients. Paper presented at the 29th meeting of the International Congress of Psychology, Berlin, Germany.

*Lavigne, K., **Ring, A. J., Ryder, A. G., & Bagby, R. M. (2008, June). Unpacking the trait structure of schizotypal personality: Contribution of thin mental boundaries to unusual experiences. Poster presented at the 69th annual convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Halifax, NS.

*Pennycooke, N. P., **Watanabe, D., & Ryder, A. G. (2008, June). Interethnic dating attitudes of Chinese- and Arabic-speaking international students: The effect of cultural background and acculturation. Poster presented at the 69th annual convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Halifax, NS.

*Persson, T., Ryder, A. G., Dere, J., Heine, S. J., & Zhu, X. (2008, June). Symptom presentation and depression: A cross-cultural comparison. Poster presented at the 69th annual convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Halifax, NS.

*Teng, J., Dere, J., & Ryder, A. G. (2008, June). Personality and acculturation in Chinese immigrants to Canada: A combined etic-emic approach. Poster presented at the 69th annual convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Halifax, NS.

*Tritt, S. M., Ryder, A. G., **Ring, A. J., Pincus, A. L., & Bagby, R. M. (2008, June). Pathological narcissism and the distinctiveness of depressive personality disorder. Poster presented at the 69th annual convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Halifax, NS.

**Zhao, Y., *Wang, Z., Pfaus, J. G., Dere, J., & Ryder, A. G. (2008, June). Values and sociosexuality across individuals and countries: The dual influence of evolution and culture. Poster presented at the 69th annual convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Halifax, NS.

Ryder, A. G., **Watanabe, D. H., Yang, J., *Vitoroulis, I., Yao, S., Zhu, X., & Rector, N. A. (2007, July). Cultural variation in social anxiety and its underlying cognitive concerns: Concern for the self or concern for the group? Paper presented at the fifth meeting of the World Congress of Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies, Barcelona, Spain.

*Beaupré, A., Ryder, A. G., & Segalowitz, N. (2007, June). Language and Culture in French- and English-Canadian Communities: Introducing the Montréal Inventory of Linguistic Integration. Poster presented at the 68th annual convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Ottawa, ON.

Dere, J., Ryder, A. G., Yang, J., Yao, S., & Zhu, X. (2007, June). Beyond ‘somatization’ and ‘psychologization’: Unpacking cross-cultural differences in the presentation of depression. Paper presented at the 68th annual convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Ottawa, ON.

Dere, J., Ryder, A. G., Zhu, X., Yao, S., & Yang, J. (2007, June). The role of culture in understanding one’s distress: A cross-cultural study of etiological illness beliefs among depressed patients in Canada and China. Poster presented at the 68th annual convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Ottawa, ON.

**Ring, A. J., Ryder, A. G., & Bagby, R. M. (2007, June). Reducing the noise: Controlling trait covariance within the Five Factor Model of personality reveals unique patterns of personality pathology. Poster presented at 68th annual convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Ottawa, ON.

Dere, J., Ryder, A. G., Kirmayer, L. J., Yao, S., & Zhu, X. (2007, March). Psychologizing depression in Toronto and Changsha: Symptom reporting and cultural styles of managing emotional distress. Poster presented at the third FPR-UCLA interdisciplinary conference (Seven Dimensions of Emotion: Integrating Biological, Clinical, and Cultural Perspectives on Fear, Disgust, Love, Grief, Anger, Empathy, and Hope), Los Angeles, CA.

Ryder, A. G., & **Watanabe, D. H. (2006, August). Measuring integration: The positive effects of biculturalism, reconsiDered. Paper presented at the 113th annual convention of the American Psychological Association, New Orleans, LO.

Pfaus, J. G., Toledano, R. R., Mihai, L., Young, T., & Ryder, A. G. (2006, July). Auditory cues alter the valence of subjective sexual arousal and desire induced by an erotic film. Poster presented at the 2006 meeting of the International Academy of Sex Research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Ryder, A. G., **Ring, A. J., & Bagby, R. M. (2006, July). Psychopathology and the five-factor model: Towards empirically-derived facets for the personality disorders. Paper presented at the 13th biannual European Conference on Personality, Athens, Greece.

Ryder, A. G., Yang, J., Zhu, X., Yao, S., Yi, J., & Bagby, R. M. (2006, July). Depression in China and Canada: Does alexithymia modify the cross-cultural presentation of symptoms? Paper presented at the 18th biannual convention of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology, Spetses, Greece.

*Vitoroulis, I., Ryder, A. G., **Watanabe, D. H., Yang, J., Zhu, X., Yao, S., & Rector, N. A. (2006, July). Cross-cultural differences in shyness: Fear of negative evaluation or fear of causing discomfort to others? Poster presented at the 18th biannual convention of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology, Spetses, Greece.

**Ring, A. J., Ryder, A. G., **Watanabe, D. H., & Bagby, R. M. (2006, June). Depressive and avoidant personality disorders: Can facets of the FFM assist with a difficult distinction? Poster presented at the 67th annual convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Calgary, AB.

**Watanabe, D. H., Ryder, A. G., & **Ring, A. J. (2006, June). Acculturation and social adjustment: Are there unique benefits to integration? Poster presented at the 67th annual convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Calgary, AB.

**Watanabe, D. H., Ryder, A. G., *Vitoroulis, I., Rector, N. A., & Yang, J. (2006, June). Asian and Western shyness: Fear of negative social evaluation versus fear of causing discomfort to others. Poster presented at the 67th annual convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Calgary, AB.

Pfaus, J. G., Toledano, R. R., Mihai, L., & Ryder, A. G. (2006, March). Subjective sexual arousal and desire are altered by erotic film content: What is the value of the “money shot”? Poster presented at the 2006 meeting of the International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health, Lisbon, Portugal.

Ryder, A. G., Rector, N. A., Yang, J., Yao, S., Zhu, X., & Kocovski, N. (2005, November). Fear of causing discomfort to others in Chinese and Canadian psychiatric outpatients. Poster presented at the 39th annual convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Washington, DC.

Ryder, A. G., Yang, J., Zhu, X., Yao, S., Ji, J., & Bagby, R. M. (2005, November). Chinese somatization and North American psychologization: Are there cross-cultural differences in depressive symptoms? Paper presented at the 4th congress of the Chinese Association for Mental Health, Shanghai, China.

Krawczyk, A. L., Ryder, A. G., Brotto, L. A., & Heine, S. J. (2005, June). Psychometric properties of the VIA. Poster presented at the 66th annual convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Montréal, QC.

Bagby, R. M., Marshall, M. B., & Ryder, A. G. (2004, March). The discriminant validity of the depressive personality disorder. Paper presented at the 2004 Midwinter Meeting of the Society for Personality Assessment, Miami, FL.

Kocovski, N., Rector, N. A., Ryder, A. G., & Denisoff, E. (2004, March). Predictors of outcome in CBGT for social phobia: An examination of the fear of causing discomfort to others. Poster presented at the 25th annual meeting of the Anxiety Disorders Association of America, Seattle, WA.

Bagby, R. M., Marshall, M. B., & Ryder, A. G. (2003, October). The discriminant validity of the depressive personality disorder. Poster presented at the 8th annual congress of the International Society for the Study of Personality Disorders, Florence, Italy.

Brotto, L. A., Seal, B. N., Chik, H. M., & Ryder, A. G. (2003, October). Acculturation and sexual arousal in East Asian women. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Costa, P. T., Jr., Bagby, R. M., Ryder, A. G., Bacchiochi, J., & Marshall, M. B. (2003, October) Evaluation of the DSM-IV personality disorders diagnostic criteria sets. Poster presented at the 8th annual congress of the International Society for the Study of Personality Disorders, Florence, Italy.

Ryder, A. G., Bagby, R. M., & Schuller, D. R. (2003, October). Depressive personality disorder: A subtype of dysthymia? Paper presented at the 8th annual congress of the International Society for the Study of Personality Disorders, Florence, Italy.

Ryder, A. G., Rector, N. A., & Kocovski, N. (2002, November). Fear of causing offense or discomfort to others: A neglected dimension of social phobia? Poster presented at the 36th annual convention of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Reno, NV.

Seal, B. N., Brotto, L. A., Ryder, A. G., & Gorzalka, B. B. (2002, October). Sexual attitudes, satisfaction, arousal and difficulties in a sample of East Asian university students: Effects of acculturation. Poster presented at the 2002 meeting of the International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health, Vancouver, BC.

Ryder, A. G., Bagby, R. M., Schuller, D. R., Dion, K. L., & Raskin, J. (2002, May). Diagnostic status of Depressive Personality Disorder: Three empirical investigations. Paper presented at the 30th annual Harvey Stancer Research Day, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, ON.

McCrae, R. R., Costa, Jr., P. T., Herbst, J. H., Ryder, A. G., & Bagby, R. M. (2002, February). Personality changes with depression and its treatment. Poster presented at the 3rd annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Savannah, GA.

Ryder, A. G., Alden, L. E., & Paulhus, D. L. (2001, August). Acculturation, cultural comparison, and personality: A combined emic-etic approach. Paper presented at the 109th annual convention of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

Ritsher, J. E. B., Rotstein, V. G., Bogdan, M. N., Otilingham, P., Lee, C., & Ryder, A. G. (2001, August). A multidisciplinary model for programmatic cross-cultural clinical psychology research. Poster presented at the 109th annual convention of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

Ryder, A. G. (2001, June). Acculturation orientations of immigrant and majority group members: Canadian and international perspectives – 1. Symposium moderated at the 62nd annual convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Ste. Foy, QC.

Ryder, A. G., Alden, L. E., & Paulhus, D. L. (2001, June). On the bidimensionality of acculturation: Theoretical speculation and empirical confirmation. Paper presented at the 62nd annual convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Ste. Foy, QC.

Alden, L. E., Ryder, A. G., & Paulhus, D. L. (2001, May). Acculturation and interpersonal adjustment: The influence of context and cultural identity. Paper presented at the 4th annual meeting of the Society for Interpersonal Theory and Research, Montréal, QC.

Ritsher, J. E. B., Rotstein, V. G., Bogdan, M. N., Otilingham, P., Lee, C., & Ryder, A. G. (2000, November). Programmatic integration of quantitative and qualitative methods in cross-cultural psychiatric epidemiology research. Poster presented at the inaugural meeting of the Promotion of Mental Health and Prevention of Mental and Behavioral Disorders World Congress, Atlanta, GA.

Ryder, A. G., Alden, L. E., & Mellings, T. M. B. (2000, November). The role of perfectionistic cognitions in social phobia and depression: A two-component perspective. Poster presented at the 34th annual convention of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New Orleans, LO.

Ryder, A. G., Alden, L. E., & Paulhus, D. L. (2000, July). Acculturation, interpersonal adjustment, and mental health: Development of an integrative model in a Chinese-Canadian student population. Paper presented at the 15th biannual convention of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology, Poltusk, Poland.

Ryder, A. G., Paulhus, D. L., & Alden, L. E. (2000, July). Constructing a brief and global measure for cultural transitions: The Vancouver Index of Acculturation. Poster presented at the 15th biannual convention of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology, Poltusk, Poland.

Bagby, R. M. & Ryder, A. G. (2000, July). Personality differences in recovered clinical patients: Differentiating major depression, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia with the NEO-PI-R. Poster presented at the 10th biannual European Conference on Personality, Krakow, Poland.

Ryder, A. G., Alden, L. E., & Paulhus, D. L. (1999, August). Cultural identities in transition: A comparison of two acculturation models. Poster presented at the 107th annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Boston, MA.

Ryder, A. G., Alden, L. E., & Paulhus, D. L. (1999, March). Acculturation, coping, and psychological distress: A study of ethnic Chinese adapting to life in Canada. Poster presented at the VIII congress of the International Federation for Psychiatric Epidemiology, Taipei, Taiwan.

Ryder, A. G., Paulhus, D. L., & Alden, L. E. (1998, August). Chinese-Canadian acculturation: Assessment with the Suinn-Lew acculturation scale. Poster presented at the 106th annual convention of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

Note on supervision. ***Postdoctoral fellow; **Graduate student; *Undergraduate student.