Overview

The Anxiety, Stress, & Relationships Lab is headed by Keith Renshaw, Chair and Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology.

The lab focuses on the anxiety, stress/trauma, and interpersonal relationships. The primary emphasis is on understanding how PTSD affects and is affected by romantic relationships. Much of this research has focused on military couples, with additional studies focused on individual response to trauma, couples' communication and perceptions of criticism, effects of anxiety on relationship processes, and cultural influences on individual and interpersonal experiences of anxiety, stress, and trauma. For more information, please see the research descriptions on Dr. Renshaw’s page.