PTSD: National Center for PTSD
Shannon E. McCaslin, PhD
Shannon E. McCaslin, PhD
Research Health Science Specialist
Dissemination and Training Division
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- University of California, San Francisco, Department of Psychiatry, Assistant Professor (wos)
- University of California, San Francisco, Department of Psychiatry, Postdoctoral Scholar, 2003-2006
- University of South Dakota, Clinical Psychology, Ph.D., 2003
- APA Approved Doctoral Certification, Disaster Psychology, 2003
- San Francisco VA Medical Center, Clinical Psychology Internship, 2001-2002
- University of South Dakota, Clinical Psychology, M.A., 1999
- University of Copenhagen, Denmark, Visiting Scholar, 1998
- Michigan State University, Psychology/Hearing & Speech Science, B.A., 1996
Expertise and Interests
- Risk and resilience factors in PTSD
- PTSD related Quality of Life, measurement and intervention
- Using web-based and mobile technology to improve care
- Cross-cultural and international aspects of traumatic stress
- Disaster mental health
Membership in Professional Societies
- International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies
- American Psychological Association
Awards and Honors
- Young Psychologists Program Award, International Association of Applied Psychology and the American Psychological Association
- Recognition Award, American Psychological Association, Division 52 (international)
- Career Development Award, Department of Veterans Affairs, Health Services Research and Development
Dinenberg, R., McCaslin, S.E., Bates, M. N., & Cohen, B. E. (in press). Social support predicts development of post-traumatic stress disorder: Findings from the Heart and Soul Study. American Journal of Health Promotion.
Maguen, S., Madden, E., Bosch, J., Galatzer-Levy, I., Knight, S. J., Litz, B. T., Marmar, C. R., & McCaslin, S. E. (in press). Killing and latent classes of PTSD symptoms in Iraq and Afghanistan veterans. Journal of Affective Disorder.
Inslicht, S. S., Otte, C., McCaslin, S. E., Apfel, B., Henn-Haase, C., Metzler, T., Yehuda, R., Neylan, T. C., & Marmar, C. R. (2011). Cortisol awakening response prospectively predicts peritraumatic and acute stress reactions in police officers. Biological Psychiatry, 70, 1055-1062.
Inslicht, S. I., McCaslin, S. E., Metzler, T. J., Henn-Haase, C., Hart, S. L., Maguen, S., Neylan, T. C., Marmar, C. R. (2010). Family psychiatric history, peritraumatic reactivity, and posttraumatic stress symptoms: A prospective police study of police. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 44, 22-31.
McCaslin, S. E., de Zoysa, P., Butler, L. D., Hart, S. L., Marmar, C. R., Metzler, T. J., & Koopman, C. (2009). The relationship of posttraumatic growth to peritraumatic reactions and posttraumatic stress symptoms among Sri Lankan university students. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 22, 334-339.
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