Elsa Mattson


Mather Memorial

Other Information

Research Areas: Clinical Psychology

Area of Specialization– Adult Psychology

Advisor- Norah Feeny

Research Interests– Broadly I am interested in cognitive risk and resiliency factors associated with outcomes following trauma exposure. Additionally, I am interested in neurocognitive markers that may underlie post-traumatic symptoms and recovery trajectories following trauma exposure.

Recent Publications:

Mattson, E., Nelson, N.W., Sponheim, S., Disner, S. (2019). The Impact of PTSD and mTBI on the Relationship Between Cognitive Complaints and Objective Cognitive Deficits. Neuropsychology.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/neu0000560

 Mattson, E., James, L., Engdahl, B. (2018). Personality Factors and their Impact on PTSD and Post-Traumatic Growth is Mediated by Coping Style among OIF/OEF Veterans. Military Medicine, 183, 9-10. https://doi.org/10.1093/milmed/usx201