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Denise M. Sloan, PhD


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Denise M. Sloan, PhD

Portrait of Denise M. Sloan, PhD

Associate Director, Education

Behavioral Science Division

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  • University of Florida, Center for the Study of Emotion and Attention, Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2000
  • Rush University Medical Center, Predoctoral Clinical Internship, 1998
  • Case Western Reserve University, Clinical Psychology, PhD, 1998
  • Stony Brook University (SUNY), Psychology, BA, 1990

Expertise and Interests

  • Psychosocial interventions for PTSD
  • Emotion Regulation and Psychopathology
  • Reward deficits in depression and PTSD

Membership in Professional Societies

  • American Psychological Association
  • International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies
  • Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies

Awards and Honors

  • Clinical Research Student Loan Repayment Award, National Institutes of Health
  • Scholar Award, American Psychosomatic Society
  • Outstanding Dissertation Award, American Psychological Associations, Division 12, Section 3

Selected Publications

Sloan, D. M., Feinstein, B., Gallagher, M. W., Beck, J. G., & Keane, T. M. (2013). Efficacy of group treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder: A meta-analysis. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 5, 176-183. doi: 10.1037/a0026291

Sloan, D. M., Marx, B. P., Bovin, M. J., Feinstein, B. A., & Gallagher, M. W. (2012). Written exposure as an intervention for PTSD: A randomized controlled trial with motor vehicle accident survivors. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 50, 627-635. doi: 10.1016/j.brat.2012.07.001

Sloan, D. M., Bovin, M. J., & Schnurr, P. P. (2012). Group treatment for PTSD. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, 49, 689-702. doi: 10.1682/JRRD.2011.07.0123

Sloan, D. M., Marx, B. P., & Keane, T. M. (2011). Reducing the Burden of Mental Illness in Military Veterans: Commentary on Kazdin and Blase (2011). Perspectives on Psychological Science, 6, 503. doi: 10.1177/1745691611416995

Wisco, B. E., Sloan, D. M., & Marx, B. P. (in press) Cognitive emotion regulation strategies and treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder. Clinical Psychological Science.

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