Joel Sprunger

Joel Gregory Sprunger , PhD

Assistant Professor of Clinical

One Stetson Square

COM Psychiatry Addiction Research - 0559


B.S.: Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne Fort Wayne, IN, 2010 (Psychology)

M.S.: Purdue University West Lafayette, IN, 2013 (Clinical Psychology)

Ph.D.: Purdue University West Lafayette, IN, 2018 (Clinical Psychology)

Clinical Interests



Clinical Psychology


Peer Reviewed Publications

Massa A.;Eckhardt C.;Sprunger J.;Parrott D.;Subramani O. (07-01-2019. ) Trauma cognitions and partner aggression: Anger, hostility, and rumination as intervening mechanisms.Psychology of Violence, , 9 (4 ) ,392-399 More Information

Sprunger J.;Schumacher J.;Coffey S.;Norris D. (04-01-2019. ) It’s time to start asking all patients about intimate partner violence .Journal of Family Practice, , 68 (3 ) ,152-161A

Blake K.;Hopkins R.;Sprunger J.;Eckhardt C.;Denson T. (04-20-2017. ) Relationship quality and cognitive reappraisal moderate the effects of negative urgency on behaviora.Psychology of Violence, , 8 (2 ) ,218-228 More Information

Sprunger J.;Eckhardt C. (01-01-2017. ) Predicting past and future dating violence from implicit and explicit violence attitudes: An experim.Partner Abuse, , 8 (4 ) ,361-376 More Information

Sprunger J.G.;Eckhardt C.I.;Parrott D.J. (01-01-2015. ) Anger, problematic alcohol use, and intimate partner violence victimisation and perpetration.Criminal Behaviour and Mental Health, , 25 (4 ) ,273-286 More Information

Freeman R.;Eckhardt C.;Parrott D.;Sprunger J. (01-01-2015. ) Mechanisms of Alcohol-Facilitated Intimate Partner Violence.Violence Against Women, , 21 (8 ) ,939-957 More Information

Eckhardt C.;Murphy C.;Sprunger J. (08-01-2014. ) Interventions for perpetrators of intimate partner violence .Psychiatric Times, , 31 (8 ) ,

Eckhardt C.I.; Parrott D.J.; Swartout K.M.; Leone R.M.; Purvis D.M.; Massa A.A.; Sprunger J.G. (05-01-2021. ) Cognitive and Affective Mediators of Alcohol-Facilitated Intimate-Partner Aggression.Clinical Psychological Science, , 9 (3 ) ,385-402 More Information

Sprunger, Joel G; Hales, Andrew; Maloney, Molly; Williams, Kipling; Eckhardt, Christopher I (2020. ) Alcohol, Affect, and Aggression: An Investigation of Alcohol's Effects Following Ostracism.Psychology of violence, , 10 (6 ) ,585-593 More Information

Girard, J. M., Sprunger, J. G., Chard, K. M. Reading Between the Lines: Exploring Lexical and Emotional Content in Baseline Trauma Impact Statements.Psychology of Violence, , More Information

Sprunger, J. G., Johnson, K., Lewis, D., Kaelber, D. C., Winhusen, T. J. (2022. ) Five-year incidence of substance use and mental health diagnoses following exposure to opioids or opioids with benzodiazepines during an emergency department encounter for traumatic injury.Drug and Alcohol Dependence, , More Information

Sprunger, J. G., Martin, C. E., Stayton Coe, L. E., Molano, J. R., Kreitzer, N., Punches, B., Chard, K. M. Masking the pain: The effects of COVID-19 on frontline healthcare workers’ mental health in hospital settings .Journal of Affective Disorders, ,