Alexander Erickson

Alexander Erickson is a 3rd year Ph.D. student in Clinical Psychology at Palo Alto University with clinical and research interests such as geropsychology, program evaluation, psychometrics and measurement, and structural equations modeling. Alex is a member of Dr. Wickham’s Interpersonal Relationships and Applied Methodologies research lab and works closely with Dr. Lisa Brown and Dr. Jim Moses focusing on geropsychological populations and the psychometric evaluation and structural equations modeling of commonly used neuropsychological assessments respectively. He also is a lab co-manager in a faculty advised research lab conducting secondary data analysis utilizing data from the Army Study to Assess Risk and Resilience of Servicemembers (STARRS). Alex received a bachelor’s degree from Luther College in Decorah, IA; majoring in Psychology and Philosophy.

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PUBLICATIONS

Erickson, A. J. & Brown, L. (2018). Scammers are Targeting Older Adults for Financial Abuse. Do you know what to do [APA Psychological Benefits Society Blog]? Retrieve from https://psychologybenefits.org/2018/06/15/world-elder-abuse-awareness-day-financial-abuse-scams/

SYMPOSIA AND PAPER PRESENTATIONS

POSTER PRESENTATIONS

Erickson, A. J., Razo, J. M., Tabaczyk, O. M., Buckman, H. L., & Wickham, R. E. (2020, February). Revisiting the psychometric properties of the Outcome Questionnaire (OQ-45.2) in a community mental health sample. Poster presentation for annual meeting of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology, New Orleans, LA.

Sills J. R., Mazzone J. A., Ma, F., Louras, P., & Erickson, A. J. (2019). Technology Enhanced Psychotherapy improves life satisfaction among older adult veterans in long-term care. Poster to be presented at the Gerontological Society of America's 71st Annual Scientific Meeting, Austin, TX.

Mazzone J. A., Sills J. R., Ma, F., Louras, P. & Erickson, A. J. (2019). Technology reduces distress in a geriatric cohort with depression and neurocognitive impairments. Poster to be presented at the Gerontological Society of America's 71st Annual Scientific Meeting, Austin, TX.

Mazzone J. A., Sills J. R., Louras, P., Erickson, A. J. & Ma, F. (2019). Technology enhanced psychotherapy reduces agitation among a geriatric cohort with posttraumatic stress disorder and superimposed neurocognitive impairments. Poster to be presented at the at the 35th Annual International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies Convention, Boston, MA.

Sills J. R., Mazzone J. A., Louras, P., Erickson, A. J. & Ma, F. (2019). Virtual Hope Box buffers acute distress among a complex older adult veteran cohort. Poster to be presented at the Annual Technology Mind & Society Conference, Washington, DC.

Mazzone J. A., Sills J. R., Louras, P., Erickson, A. J. & Ma, F. (2019). YouTube buffers acute distress among a complex older adult veteran cohort. Poster to be presented at the Annual Technology Mind & Society Conference, Washington, DC.

Mazzone J. A., Sills J. R., Louras, P. & Erickson, A. J. (2019). Older adult veterans with neurocognitive impairments use technology to lower distress. Poster presented at Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2019, Los Angeles, CA.

Sills J. R., Mazzone J. A., Ma, F., Davich, J. & Erickson, A. J. (2019). Microlearning increases nursing staff knowledge and motivation to utilize technology with neurocognitively impaired geriatric veterans. Poster presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2019, Los Angeles, CA.

Mazzone J. A., Sills J. R., Erickson, A. J., Hossseini, C. & Lupesko-Persky, O. (2019). Provisional psychometrics of a transient acute distress scale used with a cognitively compromised geropsychiatric cohort. Poster presented at the 99th Western Psychological Association Convention, Pasadena, CA.

Mazzone J. A., Sills J. R., Erickson, A. J., Louras, P. & Ma, F. (2019). Technology supports emotional regulation among a geriatric cohort with psychotic spectrum disorders. Poster to be presented at the 127th Annual American Psychological Association Convention, Chicago, IL.

Erickson, A. J., Carlson, K. J., Kok, B., Wickham, R. E., & Brown, L. (2019). Motivations for Army enlistment: A mixture model approach utilizing data from the Army STARRS study. Poster to be presented at the American Psychological Association Conference, Chicago, IL.

Razo, J. M., Erickson, A. J., Carlson, K. J., Kok, B. C., Wickham, R. E., & Brown, L. M. (2019). Mixture modeling of the Deployment Risk and Resilience Inventory among Army active duty and Army National Guard soldiers. Poster to be presented at the American Psychological Association Conference, Chicago, IL.

Ward, R. N., Carlson, K. J., Erickson, A. J., Kok, B. C., Wickham, R. E., & Brown, L. M. (2019). A structural equations model of the effects of humor, morale and unit cohesion on posttraumatic stress symptoms. Poster to be presented at the American Psychological Association Conference, Chicago, IL.

Carlson, K. J., Erickson, A. J., Kok, B., Wickham, R. E., & Brown, L. (2018). The effect of unhealthy leadership behavior on army unit cohesion. Poster presented at the American Psychological Association Conference, San Francisco, CA.

INTERPERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS AND APPLIED METHODS LAB

interpersonalmethods@paloaltou.edu

 

 

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