Dr Suraj Samtani

Dr Suraj Samtani

Dr Suraj Samtani

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

PhD + MPsych (Clinical), 2015, University of New South Wales

B.Psychology (Honours Class I), 2010, University of Sydney


Contact details

Email: Dr Suraj Samtani

Office: Mathews, Room 1408

Research Summary

Supervisor: Michelle Moulds

Research Areas: Clinical psychology, rumination, scale development

Publications

Publications:

Samtani, S. & Moulds, M. (2017). Assessing maladaptive repetitive thought in clinical disorders: A critical review of existing measures. Clinical Psychology Review, 53, 14-28. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cpr.2017.01.007.

Conference Presentations:

Samtani, S., & Moulds, M. (June, 2015). Assessing Repetitive Thought: A Systematic Review of Scales Used Across Disorders, Age Groups and Contexts. Poster presented at the 8th World Congress of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Melbourne, Australia.

 Samtani, S., & Moulds, M. (September, 2014). A transdiagnostic measure of abstract and concrete repetitive thinking: the RTS-T. Paper presented at the European Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Conference, The Hague, Netherlands.

 Samtani, S., & Moulds, M. (September, 2014). Assessing event-specific repetitive thought: A subtype-level, transdiagnostic measure. Paper presented at the European Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Conference, The Hague, Netherlands.

 Samtani, S., & Moulds, M. (July, 2014). Development of a transdiagnostic measure of abstract and concrete repetitive thinking. Paper presented at the British Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Psychotherapies, Birmingham, United Kingdom.

 Samtani, S., & Moulds, M. (July, 2014). Assessing event-specific repetitive thought: A subtype-level, transdiagnostic measure. Poster presented at the British Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Psychotherapies Conference, Birmingham, United Kingdom

 Samtani, S., & Moulds, M. (May, 2014). Rumination and repetitive thought: Measurement and interventions. Invited talk at Behavioural Medicine Lecture Series, Department of Medical Psychology, Western Sydney Local Health District, Sydney.

 Samtani, S., & Moulds, M. (November, 2013). What type of repetitive thinking predicts future symptoms of psychopathology? Paper presented at the Sydney Postgraduate Psychology Conference, University of Sydney, Sydney.

 Samtani, S., & Moulds, M. (July, 2013). Is there a better way to ruminate? Assessing the maladaptive and adaptive subtypes of Repetitive Thought. In Samtani, S. (Chair), Symposium on Rumination and Repetitive Thought, 7th World Congress of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Lima, Perú.

 Samtani, S., & Moulds, M. (July, 2013). Assessing event-specific repetitive thought: A subtype-level, transdiagnostic measure. Poster presented at the 7th World Congress of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Lima, Perú.

 Samtani, S., & Moulds, M. (November, 2012). Is all rumination harmful? Assessing the maladaptive and adaptive forms of  Repetitive Thought. Paper presented at the Sydney Postgraduate Psychology Conference, University of Sydney, Sydney.

 Samtani, S., & Moulds, M. (September 2012). Assessing Adaptive and Maladaptive Forms of Repetitive Thought. Poster presented at the Brain Sciences UNSW 7th Annual Symposium, UNSW, Sydney.

 Samtani, S., & Moulds, M. (April 2012). A transdiagnostic measure of repetitive thought. Poster presented at the Experimental Psychology Conference, UNSW, Sydney.

 Samtani, S., & Moulds, M. (November, 2011). Think Again: Tapping into the Subtypes of Repetitive Thought. Paper presented at the Sydney Postgraduate Psychology Conference, University of Sydney, Sydney.

 Samtani. S. & Moulds, M. (October, 2011). Measuring the subtypes of Repetitive Thought. In Wong. Q. (Chair), Symposium on Ruminative Thinking, 34th AACBT National Conference, Sydney.

 Samtani, S., & Karlov, L. (December, 2010). Differential item functioning in a self-report emotional intelligence scale. In Jiang, Y. (Chair) Symposium on Outcomes of Empathy and Coping, 9th Australian Conference on Personality & Individual Differences, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia. (Honours data presented).

 Samtani, S., & Karlov, L. (December, 2010). Item-biases distort the EI-personality-coping relationship. Paper presented at the 9th Australian Conference on Personality & Individual Differences, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia.. (Honours data presented).

 Samtani, S., & Karlov, L. (November, 2010). The Self-Rated Emotional Intelligence Scale: A valid measure of emotional intelligence? Paper presented at the Sydney Postgraduate Psychology Conference, UNSW, Sydney. (Honours data presented).

Affiliations & Memberships

Psychology Board of Australia, Clinical Psychologist