Steven L. Sayers
3900 Woodland Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19104
University of South Florida, Tampa , 1982.
M.A. (Clinical Psychology)
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill , 1985.
PhD (Clinical Psychology, minor in Quantitative Psych.)
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1990.
Clinical Psychology Internship, Department of Psychiatry, Temple University Health Science Center, 1987-1988.
Description of Research ExpertiseMarriage, Family, Health Psychology, Social Support, Treatment Adherence, Self-care
Description of Clinical ExpertiseMarital and Family Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
Description of Other ExpertiseAnalysis of observational data
Selected PublicationsTang, Hsin-Yi Jean, Sayers, Steven L., Weissinger, Guy, Riegel, Barbara: The Role of Depression in Medication Adherence Among Heart Failure Patients. Clinical Nursing Research. Sage Periodicals Press, 2013.
Riegel, Barbara, Ratcliffe, Sarah J., Weintraub, William S., Sayers, Steven L., Goldberg, Lee R., Potashnik, Sheryl, Weaver, Terri E., Pressler, Susan J.: Double jeopardy: the influence of excessive daytime sleepiness and impaired cognition on health-related quality of life in adults with heart failure. European Journal Of Heart Failure. Oxford Journals, 14(7): 730-736, 2012.
Sayers, Steven L.: Family reintegration difficulties and couples therapy for military veterans and their spouses. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice. Elsevier Science, 18(1): 108-119, 2011.
Sayers, S.L.: Assessment of Couples. Encyclopedia of Human Relationships. Harry T. Reis & Susan Sprecher (eds.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2009.
Sayers, S. L., Farrow, V. A., Ross, J., Oslin, D. W.: Family problems among recently returned military veterans referred for a mental health evaluation. The Journal Of Clinical Psychiatry 70(2): 163-170, 2009.
Cohen, A.N., Glynn, S.M., Murray-Swank, A.B., Barrio, C., Fischer, E.P., McCutcheon, S.J., Perlick, D.A., Rotondi, A.J., Sayers, S.L., Sherman, M.D., Dixon, L.B. : The family forum: Directions for the implementation of family psychoeducation for severe mental illness. Psychiatric Services 59(1): 40-98, 2008.
Sayers, S.L., Riegel, B., Goldberg L.R., Coyne, J.C., & Samaha, F.F: Clinical Exacerbations as a Surrogate Endpoint in Heart Failure Research. Heart & Lung 37(1): 28-35, 2008.
Sayers, S.L., Riegel, B., Pawlowski, S., Coyne, J.C., Samaha, F. : Social support and self-care of patients with heart failure. Annals of Behavioral Medicine 35(1): 70-79, 2008.
Sayers, S.L., White, T., Zubritsky, C., Oslin, D: Family Involvement in the Care of Healthy Medical Outpatients. Family Practice 21: 317-324, 2006.
Kohn, C.S., Sayers, S.L.: Extreme relationship standards in the context of discordant and nondiscordant couples. Cognitive and behavioral practice 12(3): 319-323, 2005.