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Denise M. Sloan, PhD

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Denise M. Sloan, PhD


Denise M. Sloan, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist who is the Associate Director, Behavioral Science Division, National Center for PTSD and a Professor of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine.

She is an expert on psychosocial interventions for traumatic stress disorders and has a specific interest in efficient treatment approaches for PTSD. In addition to her research interests in treatment approaches, Dr. Sloan is an expert on emotional processes in traumatic stress disorders, and integration of methods to assess and treat emotional disturbances related to traumatic stress. She has conducted a series of studies that lead to the development of Written Exposure Therapy and has conducted several studies examining the efficacy of this treatment.

Dr. Sloan has written or co-edited over 100 chapters, books, and journal articles. She has received funding for her work from several organizations, including the Department of Veterans Affairs, National Institute for Mental Health, Department of Defense. Dr. Sloan is Editor of Behavior Therapy and a consulting editor for six scientific journals.

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