Patricia Haynes, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Psychology and Public Health

Dr. Haynes is an Assistant Professor in Psychiatry, Psychology, and Public Health at the University of Arizona.

Dr. Haynes currently conducts a program of clinical and prevention research examining sleep and stress. Her research has been funded by the NIH, Department of Defense, the American Sleep Medicine Foundation, and the Institute for Mental Health Research. She has authored and co-authored a number of publications and therapy manuals, including the cognitive behavior therapy manual teaching VA providers how to recognize and treat sleep problems in patients with PTSD. She is one of 200 providers nationwide and one of only four (4) in Arizona with a certification from the American Board of Sleep Medicine in behavioral sleep medicine.

Dr. Haynes is also the director of the UA Stress and Trauma Recovery Clinic here at the UA Outpatient Psychiatry Clinic, where she teaches psychology interns, third year psychiatry residents in evidence based psychotherapies for PTSD, insomnia, and depression.

Research Areas: 

Cognitive behavioral therapy, social and biological circadian rhythms, stressful life events, and cross-disciplinary models of mood dysregulation. 

Please visit Dr. Haynes' website for more information about her current research program and to learn about opportunities for participation in research.

Selected Publications: 
  • Krakow B, Haynes PL, Warner TD, Santana E, Melendrez D, Johnston L,Hollifield M, Sisley BN, Koss M, Shafer L. Nightmares, insomnia, and sleep-disordered breathing in fire evacuees seeking treatment for posttraumatic sleep disturbance. J Trauma Stress. 2004 Jun;17(3):257-68. PubMed PMID: 15253098.
  • Haynes PL, McQuaid JR, Kelsoe J, Rapaport M, Gillin JC. Affective state and EEG sleep profile in response to rapid tryptophan depletion in recently recovered nonmedicated depressed individuals. J Affect Disord. 2004 Dec;83(2-3):253-62. PubMed PMID: 15555723.
  • Haynes PL. The role of behavioral sleep medicine in the assessment and treatment of sleep disordered breathing. Clin Psychol Rev. 2005 Jul;25(5):673-705. Review. PubMed PMID: 15951084.
  • Haynes PL, Bootzin RR, Smith L, Cousins J, Cameron M, Stevens S. Sleep and aggression in substance-abusing adolescents: results from an integrative behavioral sleep-treatment pilot program. Sleep. 2006 Apr 1;29(4):512-20. PubMed PMID: 16676785.
  • Parthasarathy S, Haynes PL, Budhiraja R, Habib MP, Quan SF. A national survey of the effect of sleep medicine specialists and American Academy of Sleep Medicine Accreditation on management of obstructive sleep apnea. J Clin Sleep Med. 2006 Apr 15;2(2):133-42. PubMed PMID: 17557485.
  • Haynes PL, McQuaid JR, Ancoli-Israel S, Martin JL. Disrupting life events and the sleep-wake cycle in depression. Psychol Med. 2006 Oct;36(10):1363-73. Epub 2006 Jul 12. PubMed PMID: 16834822.
  • Cousins JC, Bootzin RR, Stevens SJ, Ruiz BS, Haynes PL. Parental involvement, psychological distress, and sleep: a preliminary examination in sleep-disturbed adolescents with a history of substance abuse. J Fam Psychol. 2007 Mar;21(1):104-13. PubMed PMID: 17371115.
  • Stevens S, Haynes PL, Ruiz B, Bootzin RR. Effects of a behavioral sleep medicine intervention on trauma symptoms in adolescents recently treated for substance abuse. Subst Abus. 2007 Jun;28(2):21-31. PubMed PMID: 19266710.
  • Haynes PL. Is CBT-I effective for pain? J Clin Sleep Med. 2009 Aug 15;5(4):363-4. PubMed PMID: 19968015; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2725256.
  • Britton WB, Haynes PL, Fridel KW, Bootzin RR. Polysomnographic and subjective profiles of sleep continuity before and after mindfulness-based cognitive therapy in partially remitted depression. Psychosom Med. 2010 Jul;72(6):539-48. Epub 2010 May 13. PubMed PMID: 20467003.
  • Haynes PL, Bootzin RR. Insomnia treatments: moving from efficacy to effectiveness. J Clin Psychol. 2010 Nov;66(11):1131-6. PubMed PMID: 20939032.
  • Haynes PL, Epstein DR. The ambivalent sleeper. J Clin Sleep Med. 2010 Oct 15;6(5):511-2. PubMed PMID: 20957854; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2952757.
  • Haynes PL, Parthasarathy S, Kersh B, Bootzin RR. Examination of insomnia and insomnia treatment in psychiatric inpatients. Int J Ment Health Nurs. 2011 Apr;20(2):130-6. doi: 10.1111/j.1447-0349.2010.00711.x. PubMed PMID: 21371228.