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Annabel Prins, PhD


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Annabel Prins, PhD

Portrait of Annabel Prins, PhD


Dissemination and Training Division

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Academic Appointment

  • San Jose State University (SJSU), Professor of Psychology


  • VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Postdoctoral Hours, 1997
  • State University of New York at Albany, PhD, 1995
  • Boston VA Medical Center, Clinical Internship, 1991
  • Smith College, MS, 1985
  • Springfield College, BS, 1983

Expertise and Interests

  • Student Veterans
  • PTSD screening
  • Management of PTSD in primary care
  • Clinical use of web resources and mobile technology

Membership in Professional Societies

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

Selected Publications

Wood, A. E., Prins, A., Bush, N. E., Hsia, J. F., Bourn, L. E., Earley, M. D., & ... Ruzek, J. (2017). Reduction of burnout in mental health care providers using the provider resilience mobile application. Community Mental Health Journal, 53(4), 452-459. doi:10.1007/s10597-016-0076-5

Prins, A., Bovin, M.J., Smolenski, D.J., Marx, B.P., Kimerling, R., Jenkins-Guarnieri, M.A., Kaloupek, D.G., Schnurr, P.P., Pless Kaiser, A., Leyva, Y.E., & Tiet, Q.Q. (2016). The Primary Care PTSD screen for DSM-5: Development and evaluation with a Veteran primary care sample. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 31, 1206-2011. doi: 10.1007/s11606-016-3703-5

Prins, A., Westrup, D., & Walser, T. (2016). Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: A case study for Military Sexual Trauma. In L.S. Katz, Treating Military Sexual Trauma, (pp. 175-194). New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company.

Belsher, B. E., Kuhn, E., Maron, D., Prins, A., Cueva, D., Fast, E., & France, D. (2015). A preliminary study of an Internet‐based intervention for OEF/OIF veterans presenting for VA specialty PTSD care. Journal Of Traumatic Stress, 28(2), 153-156. doi:10.1002/jts.21994

Bush, N. E., Prins, A., Laraway, S., O'Brien, K., Ruzek, J., & Ciulla, R. P. (2014). A pilot evaluation of the online posttraumatic stress workshop for military service members and veterans. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, And Policy, 6(2), 109-119. doi:10.1037/a0032179

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