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Margaret-Anne (Maggi) Mackintosh, PhD

Margaret-Anne (Maggi) Mackintosh, PhD

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Clinical Psychologist and Statistician

Dissemination and Training Division

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  • University of Southern California, Clinical Aging, PhD, 2009
  • San Jose State University, Experimental Psychology, MA, 2000
  • San Jose State University, Psychology, BA, 1993

Expertise and Interests

  • Increasing engagement and use of digital technologies (e.g., web-based, mobile apps, computer-based) to expand the reach and improv the efficacy of behavioral health interventions
  • Longitudinal models for PTSD treatment outcomes, including changes in symptom reductions, well-being and functioning
  • Mechanisms of action in cognitive-behavioral therapies for PTSD and for dysregulated anger
  • Life course effects of military service especially in later life

Membership in Professional Societies

  • American Psychological Association
  • American Psychological Society
  • Gerontological Society of America
  • International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies

Selected Publications

Morland, L. A., Mackintosh, M., Glassman, L. H., Wells, S. Y., Thorp, S. R., Rauch, S. A. M., Cunningham, P. B., Tuerk, P. W., Grubbs, K. M., Golshan, S., Sohn, M. J., & Acierno, R. (2020). Home-based delivery of variable length prolonged exposure therapy: A comparison of clinical efficacy between service modalities. Depression and Anxiety, 37, 346-355. doi:10.1002/da.22979

Larsen, S. E., Mackintosh, M., La Bash, H., Evans, W., Suvak, M. K., Shields, N., Lane, J., Sijercic, I., Monson, C. M., & Wiltsey Stirman, S., (2020). Temporary PTSD symptom increases among individuals receiving CPT in a hybrid effectiveness-implementation trial: Potential predictors and association with overall symptom change trajectory. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy. Advanced online publication.. doi: 10.1037/tra0000545

Eftekhari, A., Crowley, J. J., Mackintosh, M., & Rosen, C. S. (2019). Predicting treatment dropout among veterans receiving Prolonged Exposure therapy, Psychological Trauma: Research, Theory, Practice, & Policy,12, , 405-412. doi:10.1037/tra000084.

Mackintosh, M., Schaper, K., Willis, E., Edland, S., Liu, C., & White, L. R. (2018). Effects of military service on marital stability among World War II U.S. veterans of Japanese descent. Military Medicine, 9-10, e525-531.

Mackintosh, M., Niehaus, J., Taft, C. T., Marx, B. P., Grubbs, K., & Morland, L. A. (2017). Using a mobile application in the treatment of dysregulated anger among veterans. Military Medicine, 182, (11-12), e1941-e1949.

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