Peer-Reviewed Manuscripts

Underlined name: undergraduate or graduate student mentee


Dieker, J. L., Renn, B. N., & Daniels, E. A. (2023). Self-objectification: Implications for physical activity in middle-aged women and men. Psychology, Health & Medicine, 28(3), 595–605.
Habashy, J., Benning, S. D., Renn, B. N., Borgogna, N. C., Lawrence, E. M., & Kraus, S. W. (2023). Psychometric properties of the eating disorder examination questionnaire: Factor analysis and measurement invariance by race/ethnicity and gender. Eating Behaviors, 48, 101696.
Maietta, J. E., Renn, B. N., Goodwin, G. J., Maietta, L. N., Moore, S. A., Hopkins, N. A., Donohue, B., & Allen, D. N. (2023). A systematic review and meta-analysis of factors influencing ImPACT concussion testing in high school and collegiate athletes with self-reported ADHD and/or LD. Neuropsychology, 37(2), 113–132.
Phrathep, D., Donohue, B., Renn, B. N., Mercer, J., & Allen, D. N. (2023). Controlled evaluation of a sport-specific performance optimization program in a biracial Black and White athlete diagnosed with social anxiety disorder and agoraphobia. Clinical Case Studies, 22(3), 267–284.
Phrathep, D., Donohue, B., Renn, B. N., Mercer, J., & Allen, D. N. (2023). Sport and mental health performance optimization in an adolescent gymnast: A case evaluation. Frontiers in Sports and Active Living, 5, 1018861.
Renn, B. N., Sams, N., Areán, P. A., & Raue, P. J. (2023). A low-intensity behavioral intervention for depression in older adults delivered by lay coaches: proof-of-concept trial. Aging & Mental Health, 27(7), 1403–1410.
Renn, B. N., Casey, C., Raue, P. J., Areán, P. A., & Ratzliff, A. (2023). Task Sharing to Expand Access to Care: Development of a Behavioral Health Support Specialist. Psychiatric Services, 74(1), 76–78.
Richard, S. L., Feng, D., Kim, J., Tran, D.-M. T., & Renn, B. N. (2023). Electrocardiogram Abnormalities Associated With Metabolic Syndrome: The Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos. Biological Research For Nursing, 25(3), 469–479.
Richard, S. L., Renn, B. N., Kim, J., Tran, D.-M. T., & Feng, D. (2023). Mental health is related to metabolic syndrome: The Hispanic community health study/ study of Latinos. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 152, 106085.
Woodard, G. S., Mraz, A., & Renn, B. N. (2023). Perspectives of nonspecialists delivering a brief depression treatment in the United States: A qualitative investigation. BMC Psychiatry, 23(1), 32.


Munson, S. A., Friedman, E. C., Osterhage, K., Allred, R., Pullmann, M. D., Areán, P. A., Lyon, A. R., & UW ALACRITY Center Researchers*. (2022). Usability issues in evidence-based psychosocial interventions and implementation strategies: cross-project analysis. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 24(6), e37585.
* Dr. Renn is a member of the UW ALACRITY Center Researchers collaborative author group
Renn, B. N., Johnson, M., Powers, D. M., Vredevoogd, M., & Unützer, J. (2022). Collaborative care for depression yields similar improvement among older and younger rural adults. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 70(1), 110–118.
Renn, B. N., Spalding, R., Allen, R. S., Edelstein, B., & Birdsall, J. A. (2022). Identification and selection of jobs in clinical geropsychology: A survey to inform career mentoring, job search, and helpful resources. Training and Education in Professional Psychology, 16(1), 44–54.
Zaslavsky, O., Chu, F., & Renn, B. N. (2022). Patient digital health technologies to support primary care across clinical contexts: Survey of primary care providers, behavioral health consultants, and nurses. JMIR Formative Research, 6(2), e32664.
Zaslavsky, O., Su, Y., Kim, B., Roopsawang, I., Wu, K. C., & Renn, B. N. (2022). Behavior change factors and retention in dietary interventions for older adults: A scoping review. The Gerontologist, 62(9), e534–e554.


Amspoker, A. B., Snow, A. L., Renn, B. N., Block, P., Pickens, S., Morgan, R. O., & Kunik, M. E. (2021). Patient versus informal caregiver proxy reports of pain interference in persons with dementia. Journal of Applied Gerontology, 40(4), 414–422.
Areán, P. A., Renn, B. N., & Ratzliff, A. (2021). Making psychotherapy available in the United States: implementation challenges and solutions. Psychiatric Services, 72(2), 222–224.
Lyon, A. R., Pullmann, M. D., Jacobson, J., Osterhage, K., Al Achkar, M., Renn, B. N., Munson, S. A., & Areán, P. A. (2021). Assessing the usability of complex psychosocial interventions: The Intervention Usability Scale. Implementation Research and Practice, 2, 263348952098782.
Renn, B. N., Areán, P. A., Raue, P. J., Aisenberg, E., Friedman, E. C., & Popović, Z. (2021). Modernizing training in psychotherapy competencies with adaptive learning systems: proof of concept. Research on Social Work Practice, 31(1), 90–100.
Renn, B. N., Chu, F., & Zaslavsky, O. (2021). Telemental health after COVID-19: Understanding effectiveness and implementation across patient populations while building provider acceptance are the next steps. The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 82(5).
Renn, B. N., Schurr, M., Zaslavsky, O., & Pratap, A. (2021). Artificial intelligence: An interprofessional perspective on implications for geriatric mental health research and care. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 12, 734909.
Renn, B. N., Wool, J. L., & Belza, B. (2021). A typical week with mild cognitive impairment. The Gerontologist, 61(7), 1095–1106.
Sams, N., Fisher, D. M., Mata-Greve, F., Johnson, M., Pullmann, M. D., Raue, P. J., Renn, B. N., Duffy, J., Darnell, D., Griffith-Fillipo, I., Allred, R., Huynh, K., Friedman, E., & Areán, P. A. (2021). Understanding psychological distress and protective factors amongst older adults during the COVID-19 pandemic. The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 29(9), 881–894.


Alexopoulos, G. S., Raue, P. J., Banerjee, S., Marino, P., Renn, B. N., Solomonov, N., Adeagbo, A., Sirey, J. A., Hull, T. D., Kiosses, D. N., Mauer, E., & Areán, P. A. (2021). Comparing the streamlined psychotherapy “Engage” with problem-solving therapy in late-life major depression. A randomized clinical trial. Molecular Psychiatry, 26(9), 5180–5189.
Carlo, A. D., Hosseini Ghomi, R., Renn, B. N., Strong, M. A., & Areán, P. A. (2020). Assessment of real-world use of behavioral health mobile applications by a novel stickiness metric. JAMA Network Open, 3(8), e2011978.
Renn, B. N., Obetz, V., & Feliciano, L. (2020). Comorbidity of depressive symptoms among primary care patients with diabetes in a federally qualified health center. Journal of Health Psychology, 25(9), 1303–1309.


Brooks, J. M., Polenick, C. A., Bryson, W., Naslund, J. A., Renn, B. N., Orzechowski, N. M., Almeida, M., & Bartels, S. J. (2019). Pain intensity, depressive symptoms, and functional limitations among older adults with serious mental illness. Aging & Mental Health, 23(4), 470–474.
Carlo, A. D., Hosseini Ghomi, R., Renn, B. N., & Areán, P. A. (2019). By the numbers: ratings and utilization of behavioral health mobile applications. Nature Partner Journals: Digital Medicine, 2(1), 54.
Lyon, A. R., Munson, S. A., Renn, B. N., Atkins, D. C., Pullmann, M. D., Friedman, E., & Areán, P. A. (2019). Use of human-centered design to improve implementation of evidence-based psychotherapies in low-resource communities: Protocol for studies applying a framework to assess usability. JMIR Research Protocols, 8(10), e14990.
Miller, M. A., Renn, B. N., Chu, F., & Torrence, N. (2019). Sleepless in the hospital: A systematic review of non-pharmacological sleep interventions. General Hospital Psychiatry, 59, 58–66.
Pratap, A., Allred, R., Duffy, J., Rivera, D., Lee, H. S., Renn, B. N., & Areán, P. A. (2019). Contemporary views of research participant willingness to participate and share digital data in biomedical research. JAMA Network Open, 2(11), e1915717.
Pratap, A., Atkins, D. C., Renn, B. N., Tanana, M. J., Mooney, S. D., Anguera, J. A., & Areán, P. A. (2019). The accuracy of passive phone sensors in predicting daily mood. Depression and Anxiety, 36(1), 72–81.
Renn, B. N., Hoeft, T. J., Lee, H. S., Bauer, A. M., & Areán, P. A. (2019). Preference for in-person psychotherapy versus digital psychotherapy options for depression: survey of adults in the U.S. Npj Digital Medicine, 2(1), 6.


Hundt, N. E., Renn, B. N., Sansgiry, S., Petersen, N. J., Stanley, M. A., Kauth, M. R., Naik, A. D., Kunik, M. E., & Cully, J. A. (2018). Predictors of response to brief CBT in patients with cardiopulmonary conditions. Health Psychology, 37(9), 866–873.
Martin, C. E., Renn, B. N., Winderman, K. E., Hundt, N., Petersen, N. J., Naik, A. D., & Cully, J. A. (2018). Classifying diabetes-burden: A factor analysis of the Problem Areas in Diabetes Scale. Journal of Health Psychology, 23(6), 882–888.
Polenick, C. A., Renn, B. N., & Birditt, K. S. (2018). Dyadic effects of depressive symptoms on medical morbidity in middle-aged and older couples. Health Psychology, 37(1), 28–36.
Pratap, A., Renn, B. N., Volponi, J., Mooney, S. D., Gazzaley, A., Arean, P. A., & Anguera, J. A. (2018). Using mobile apps to assess and treat depression in Hispanic and Latino populations: Fully remote randomized clinical trial. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 20(8), e10130.
Renn, B. N., Asghar-Ali, A. A., Thielke, S., Catic, A., Martini, S. R., Mitchell, B. G., & Kunik, M. E. (2018). A systematic review of practice guidelines and recommendations for discontinuation of cholinesterase inhibitors in dementia. The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 26(2), 134–147.
Renn, B. N., Hundt, N. E., Sansgiry, S., Petersen, N. J., Kauth, M. R., Kunik, M. E., & Cully, J. A. (2018). Integrated brief cognitive behavioral therapy improves illness intrusiveness in veterans with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 52(8), 686–696.
Renn, B. N., Pratap, A., Atkins, D. C., Mooney, S. D., & Areán, P. A. (2018). Smartphone-based passive assessment of mobility in depression: Challenges and opportunities. Mental Health and Physical Activity, 14, 136–139.


Renn, B. N., & Areán, P. A. (2017). Psychosocial treatment options for major depressive disorder in older adults. Current Treatment Options in Psychiatry, 4(1), 1–12.
Renn, B. N., Thakur, A., Trahan, L. H., Stanley, M. A., Dubbert, P., & Evans-Hudnall, G. (2017). Leveraging spousal support to improve health promotion in serious mental illness: a case study. Clinical Case Studies, 16(2), 132–148.


Glidewell, R. N., Renn, B. N., Roby, E., & Orr, W. C. (2014). Predictors and patterns of insomnia symptoms in OSA before and after PAP therapy. Sleep Medicine, 15(8), 899–905.
Steers, M. E., Renn, B. N., & Feliciano, L. (2014). Increasing nutritional adherence in an African American woman with type 2 diabetes. Clinical Case Studies, 13(4), 368–386.
Torrence, N. D., Mueller, A. E., Ilem, A. A., Renn, B. N., DeSantis, B., & Segal, D. L. (2014). Medical provider attitudes about behavioral health consultants in integrated primary care: A preliminary study. Families, Systems, & Health, 32(4), 426–432.


Renn, B. N., Feliciano, L., & Segal, D. L. (2011). The bidirectional relationship of depression and diabetes: A systematic review. Clinical Psychology Review, 31(8), 1239–1246.

Book Chapters

Chapter: Epidemiology of selected mental disorders in later life

Authors: Renn, B. N., Areán, P. A., & Unützer, J.

Book: Handbook of Mental Health and Aging (In T. Fulmer & B. Chernof, 3rd ed.; pp. 7-22)

Year: 2020

Publisher: Atlanta, GA: Elsevier

Chapter: Problem-solving therapy

Authors: Renn, B. N., Mosser, B. A., & Raue, P. J.

Book: Psychotherapy in Later Life (In R. Tampi, B. Yarns, K. Zdanys, & D. Tampi; pp. 75-91)

Year: 2020

Publisher: Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

Chapter: Mental Status Examination

Authors: Renn, B. N., & John, S. E.

Book: Diagnostic Interviewing (In D. L., Segal, 5th ed, pp. 77-102)

Year: 2019

Publisher: Atlanta, GA: Springer

Chapter: Depressive Disorders

Authors: Feliciano, L., Renn, B. N., & Segal, D. L.

Book: Adult psychopathology and diagnosis (In D. C. Beidel & B. C. Freuh, 8th ed.; pp. 247-298)

Year: 2018

Publisher: Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Chapter: Depression assessment and other mental illnesses

Authors: Renn, B. N., Powers, D., & Areán, P. A., & Unützer, J.

Book: Handbook of Geriatric Assessment (In T. Fulmer & B. Chernof, 5th ed.; pp. 197-214)

Year: 2018

Publisher: Burlington, MA: Jones and Bartlett Learning

Chapter: Behavior therapy

Authors: Renn, B. N., & Feliciano, L.

Book: Encyclopedia of Abnormal and Clinical Psychology (In A. E. Wenzel Ed., pp. 429-435)

Year: 2017

Publisher: Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications

Chapter: Biopsychosocial Theoretical Framework

Authors: Renn, B. N., & Feliciano, L.

Book: Encyclopedia of Abnormal and Clinical Psychology (In A. E. Wenzel Ed., pp. 497-499)

Year: 2017

Publisher: Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications

Chapter: Mood disorders: Depressive Disorders

Authors: Feliciano, L., Renn, B. N.

Book: Adult psychopathology and diagnosis (In D. C. Beidel, B. C. Freuh, & M. Hersen, 7th ed.; pp. 253-298) 

Year: 2014

Publisher: Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Chapter: Mood disorders: Depressive Disorders

Authors: Feliciano, L., Renn, B. N., & Areán, P. A.

Book: Adult psychopathology and diagnosis (In M. Hersen, S. M. Turner, & D. C. Beidel, 6th ed.; pp. 317-356) 

Year: 2012

Publisher: Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.