ADAM WESLEY HANLEY portrait
  • Assistant Professor, College Of Social Work
801-581-6192

Presentations

  • Hanley, A.W. (2021). Is self-interest really in your best interest? Evidence from four RCTs. Presentation at the Western Psychological Association Annual Conference. Presentation, Presented, 04/30/2021.
  • Hanley, A.W. (2021). Embedding brief mindfulness based interventions in medical settings improves patient outcomes: 5 RCTS. Presentation at the Western Psychological Association Annual Conference. Presentation, Presented, 04/29/2021.
  • Garland, E.L. & Hanley, A.W. (2021). Mindfulness Oriented Recovery Enhancement: An efficacious treatment for opioid misuse and chronic pain. Presentation at the Western Psychological Association Annual Conference. Presentation, Presented, 04/28/2021.
  • Hanley, A.W. (2021). Embedding brief mindfulness based interventions in medical settings to improve medical Outcomes. Presentation at the Integrative Medicine and Health Symposium. Presentation, Presented, 04/19/2021.
  • Garland, E.L., Hanley, A.W., Nakamura, Y., & Donaldson, G. (2021). Mindfulness Oriented Recovery Enhancement: An efficacious treatment for opioid misuse and chronic pain. Presentation at the Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting. Presentation, Presented, 04/01/2021.
  • Cooperman, N., Hanley, A.W., Kline, A., Dooley-Budsock, T., & Garland, E.L. (2020). Impact of Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement on craving among opioid addicted individuals with chronic pain in community-based methadone maintenance therapy. Presentation at the Society for Social Work Research Annual Conference. Washington, D.C. Presentation, Presented, 01/01/2020.
  • Hanley, A.W., Erickson, J., Rojas, J., & Garland, E.L. (2020). Randomized controlled trial of mind-body interventions for preoperative pain management and postoperative health. Presentation at the Society for Social Work Research Annual Conference. Washington, D.C. Presentation, Presented, 01/01/2020.
  • Garland, E.L., Hanley, A.W. & Hudak, J.P. (2019). The role of mindfulness-based interventions in addressing the opioid crisis. Presentation at the Addiction Health Services Research Conference. Park City, UT. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 09/01/2019.
  • Hanley, A.W. & Hudak, J.P. (2019). Generating pleasant physical sensations to treat chronic pain: Results from two RCTs. Presentation at the American Psychological Association’s Convention. Chicago, IL. Presentation, Presented, 08/01/2019.
  • Hanley, A.W. & Hudak, J.P. (2019). The clinical benefits of mindfully induced self-transcendent experiences: Evidence from three RCTs. Presentation at the American Psychological Association’s Convention. Chicago, IL. Presentation, Presented, 08/01/2019.
  • Hanley, A.W. (2019). Self-Transcendence: Measurement, manipulation through mindfulness meditation, and therapeutic impact. Presentation at the Neurophysiology of Silence: Neuroscientific and contemplative perspectives. San Baggio Monastery, Italy. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 07/01/2019.
  • Hanley, A.W. (2019). Mindfulness training disrupts Pavlovian conditioning. Presentation at the Mind and Life Institute’s Summer Research Institute. Garrison, NY. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 06/01/2019.
  • Hanley A.W., Bryan, M. A., & Garland, E. L. (2019). Randomized controlled trial of brief hypnotic suggestion and mindfulness training for preoperative pain and anxiety. Presentation at the Society for Social Work Research. San Francisco, CA. Poster, Accepted, 11/01/2018.
  • Hanley A.W., & Garland, E. L. (2019). Peace of mind, peace embodied: Mindfulness-induced increases in pleasant sensations are associated with reduced opioid use disorder severity. Presentation at the Society for Social Work Research. San Francisco, CA. Presentation, Accepted, 11/01/2018.
  • Hanley, A.W. & Garland, E. L. (2018). Mindfulness training disrupts Pavlovian conditioning. Presentation at the International Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health. Baltimore, MD. Poster, Accepted, 07/01/2018.
  • Hanley, A.W. & Garland, E. L. (2018). Measuring non-dual awareness. Presentation at the International Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health. Baltimore, MD. Poster, Accepted, 07/01/2018.
  • Mehling, W. E., Garland, E. L., Hanley, A.W., Stern, E. & Price, C. J. (2018). Listen to your body: A multidimensional assessment of interoceptive awareness (MAIA) for mind-body research. Presentation at the International Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health. Baltimore, MD. Presentation, Accepted, 07/01/2018.
  • Victorson, D., Gerco, C., Garland, E. L. & Hanley, A.W. (2018). Is mindfulness immeasurable? Discovery and dialogue of conceptual, practical, scientific, and experiential solutions. Presentation at the International Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health. Baltimore, MD. Presentation, Accepted, 07/01/2018.

Research Groups

  • Center on Mindfulness and Integrative Health Intervention Development, Research Professor. 08/01/2018 - present.

Publications

  • Hanley, A. W., Gililland, J. & Garland, E. L. (2021). Mindfulness of pain or mindfulness of breathing: Comparing two brief preoperative mindfulness techniques for total joint arthroplasty patients. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology. Accepted, 05/03/2021.
  • Cooperman, N. A., Hanley, A. W., Kline, A. & Garland, E. L. (2021). A pilot randomized clinical trial of Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement as an adjunct to methadone treatment for people with opioid use disorder and chronic pain: Impact on illicit drug use, health, and well-being. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment. Accepted, 04/04/2021.
  • Sneed J. C., Deringer S. A. & Hanley, A. W. (2021). Nature Connection and 360-Degree Video: An Exploratory Study With Immersive Technology. Journal of Experiential Education. Published, 03/19/2021.
  • Hudak, J. (2021). Endogenous theta stimulation during meditation predicts reduced opioid dosing following treatment with Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement. Neuropsychopharmacology. Published, 03/15/2021.
  • Hanley, A. W., de Vibe, M., Solhaug, I., Farb, N., Goldin, P. R. & Gross, J. J. (2021). Modeling the mindfulness‐to‐meaning theory's mindful reappraisal hypothesis: Replication with longitudinal data from a randomized controlled study. Stress and Health. Published, 02/19/2021.
  • Hanley, A. W. & Garland, E. L. (2021). Brief preoperative mindfulness training for total joint arthroplasty patients is superior to standard preoperative care for improving postsurgical physical function. PAIN. Accepted, 02/15/2021.
  • Hanley, A. W., Gililland, J., Erickson, J., Pelt, C., Peters, C., Rojas, J. & Garland, E. L. (2020). Brief Preoperative Mind-Body Therapies for Total Joint Arthroplasty Patients: A Randomized Controlled Trial. PAIN. Accepted, 12/10/2020.
  • Hanley, A. W., Garland, E. L. & Wilson Zingg, R. (2020). Mindfulness-Based Waiting Room Intervention for Osteopathic Manipulation Patients: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial. Journal of Osteopathic Medicine. Accepted, 11/09/2020.
  • Deringer, A. & Hanley, A. W. (2020). Virtual reality of nature can be as effective as actual nature in promoting ecological behavior. Ecopsychology. Accepted, 11/02/2020.
  • Hanley, A. W. & Garland, E. L. (2020). The Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement Fidelity Measure (MORE-FM): Development and validation of a new tool to assess therapist adherence and competence. Journal of Evidence-Based Social Work. Accepted, 10/05/2020.
  • Hanley, A. W. & Garland, E. L. (2020). Salivary measurement and mindfulness-based modulation of prescription opioid cue-reactivity. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. Accepted, 09/26/2020.
  • Hanley, A. W., Dorjee, D. & Garland, E. L. (2020). Mindfulness training encourages self-transcendent states via decentering. Psychology of Consciousness: Theory, Research, and Practice. Accepted, 07/18/2020.
  • Hudak, J., Prince, K. C. , Marchand, W. R., Nakamura, Y., Hanley, A. W., Bryan, C. J., Froeliger, B. & Garland, E. L. (2020). The temporal dynamics of emotion dysregulation in prescription opioid misuse. Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry. Published, 06/24/2020.
  • Hanley, A. W., Bernstein, A., Nakamura, Y., Hadash, Y., Rojas, J., Tennant, K., Jensen, R. L. & Garland, E. L. (2020). The Metacognitive Processes of Decentering Scale: Development and Initial Validation of Trait and State Versions. Psychological Assessment. Accepted, 05/20/2020.
  • Deringer, S. A., Hanley, A. W., Hodges, J. & Griffin, L. K. (2020). Improving ecological behavior in outdoor recreation through mindfulness: A mixed methods inquiry. Journal of Outdoor Recreation, Education, and Leadership. Published, 05/15/2020.
  • Sneed, J. C., Deringer, S. A. & Hanley, A. W. (2020). Immersive Technology and Nature Connection. Journal of Outdoor Recreation, Education, and Leadership. Vol. 12(2). Published, 05/15/2020.
  • Skolaksy, R. L., Wegener, S. T., Aaron, R. V., Ephraim, P., Brennan, G., Greene, T., Lane, E., Minick, K., Hanley, A. W., Garland, E. L. & Fritz, J. M. (2020). Protocol of a pragmatic sequential multiple assessment randomized trial of nonpharmacologic treatment for chronic, nonspecific low back pain. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. Accepted, 04/30/2020.
  • Garland, E. L., Hudak, J., Hanley, A. W. & Nakamura, Y. (2020). Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement Reduces Opioid Dose in Primary Care by Strengthening Autonomic Regulation During Meditation. American Psychologist. Accepted, 03/24/2020.
  • Hanley, A. W., Dambrun, M. & Garland, E. L. (2019). Effects of Mindfulness Meditation on Self-Transcendent States of Consciousness: Decreased Self-Salience and Increased Spatial Extension. Mindfulness. Accepted, 12/26/2019.
  • Goldberg, S. B., Hanley, A. W., Baldwin, S. A., Bernstein, A. & Garland, E. L. (2019). Does mindfulness practice promote psychological functioning or is it the other way around?. Psychotherapy. Accepted, 12/09/2019.
  • Garland, E. L., Brintz, C. E. & Hanley, A. W. (2019). Mind-Body Therapies for Opioid-Treated Pain: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. JAMA Internal Medicine. Published, 11/04/2019.
  • Garland, E. L., Brayn, M. A., Hanley, A. W. & Howard, M. O. (2019). Neurocognitive mechanisms of mindfulness-based interventions for addiction. Cognition and Addiction. Accepted, 09/30/2019.
  • Garland E. L., Atchley R. M., Hanley A. W., Zubieta J. K. & Froeliger B. (2019). Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement remediates hedonic dysregulation in opioid users: Neural and affective evidence of target engagement. Science Advances. Accepted, 09/15/2019.
  • Hanley, A. W. & Garland, E. L. (2019). Mapping the Affective Dimension of Embodiment with the Sensation Manikin: Validation among Chronic Pain Patients and Modification by Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement. Psychosomatic Medicine. Published, 09/01/2019.
  • Hanley, A. W., De Vibe, M., Solhaug, I., Gonzalez-Pons, K. M. & Garland, E. L. (2019). Mindfulness Training Reduces Neuroticism over a 6-Year Longitudinal Randomized Control Trial in Norwegian Medical and Psychology Students. Journal of Research in Personality. Accepted, 08/16/2019.
  • Hanley, A. W. & Garland, E. L. (2019). Spatial frame of reference as a phenomenological feature of self-transcendence: Measurement and manipulation through mindfulness meditation. Psychology of Consciousness: Theory, Research, and Practice. Accepted, 08/05/2019.
  • Hanley, A. W., Bettmann, J. E., Kendrick, C. E., Deringer, S. A. & Norton, C. L. (2019). Dispositional Mindfulness Is Associated with Greater Nature Connectedness and Self-Reported Ecological Behavior. Ecopsychology. Published, 07/26/2019.
  • Garland, E. L., Hanley, A. W., Kline, A. & Cooperman, N. A. (2019). Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement Reduces Opioid Craving Among Individuals with Opioid Use Disorder and Chronic Pain in Medication Assisted Treatment: Ecological Momentary Assessments from a Stage 1 Randomized Controlled Trial. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. Published, 07/08/2019.
  • Hanley, A. W., Gonzalez-Pons, K. M. & Garland, E. L. (2019). Traumatically Mindful: Investigating the Link Between Exposure to Potentially Traumatizing Events and Greater Dispositional Mindfulness. International Journal of Existential Psychology and Psychotherapy. Published, 05/30/2019.
  • Moeller, S. J., Hanley, A. W. & Garland, E. L. (2019). Behavioral preference for viewing drug v. pleasant images predicts current and future opioid misuse among chronic pain patients. Psychological Medicine. Published, 04/15/2019.
  • Hanley, A. W. & Garland, E. L. (2019). Mindfulness training disrupts Pavlovian conditioning. Physiology & Behavior. Published, 02/23/2019.
  • Garland, E. L., Hanley, A. W., Riquino, M. R., Priddy, S. E., Baker, A. K., Wheeler, K. & Howard, M. O. (2019). Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement reduces risk of prescription opioid misuse among chronic pain patients by promoting positive psychological processes: Mechanistic analyses of proximal outcome data from a stage 2 RCT. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology. Accepted, 01/15/2019.
  • Hanley AW, Baker AK & Garland EL (2018). The Mindful Personality II: Exploring the Metatraits from a Cybernetic Perspective. Mindfulness. Vol. 9, 972-979. Published, 11/01/2018.
  • Hanley AW, Nakamura Y & Garland EL (2018). The Nondual Awareness Dimensional Assessment (NADA): New tools to assess nondual traits and states of consciousness occurring within and beyond the context of meditation. Psychological assessment. Vol. 30, 1625-1639. Published, 10/01/2018.
  • Priddy SE, Hanley AW, Riquino MR, Platt KA, Baker AK & Garland EL (2018). Dispositional mindfulness and prescription opioid misuse among chronic pain patients: Craving and attention to positive information as mediating mechanisms. Drug and alcohol dependence. Vol. 188, 86-93. Published, 09/01/2018.