Academic Title
Major Area(s) of Study
Professor in Residence UCSD Experimental Psychopathology
Address 858-552-8585 Ext.5359 3350 La Jolla Village Dr. (MC 111N1), San Diego, CA 92161


Graduate Institution

University of California, Los Angeles

Research Description

Dr. Lang’s research primarily involves assessment of and psychotherapy for anxiety and trauma-related disorders. She is particularly interested in novel interventions and increasing engagement in psychotherapy. Her recent work has emphasized the use of complementary and alternative techniques.

Representative Publications
  • Lang, A. J. & Gartstein, M. A. (in press). Intergenerational transmission of traumatization: Theoretical framework and implications for prevention. Journal of Trauma & Dissociation.

  • Lang, A. J., Schnurr, P. P., Jain, S., Feng, S., Walser, R. D., Bolton, E., Benedek, D. M., Norman, S. B., Sylvers, P., Flashman, L., Strauss, J., Raman, R., & Chard, K. M. (2017). Randomized trial of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for distress and impairment in OEF/OIF/OND veterans. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice and Policy, 9 (Suppl. 1), 74-84.

  • Lang, A. J., Strauss, J. L., Bomyea, J., Bormann, J. E., Hickman, S. D., Good, R. C., & Essex, M. (2012). The theoretical and empirical basis for meditation as an intervention for PTSD. Behavior Modification, 36, 757-784.