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Nathan Griffith, PhD - Fielding Graduate University. Los Angeles, CA, US

Nathan Griffith, PhD Nathan Griffith, PhD

Doctoral Faculty - Clinical Psychology | Fielding Graduate University

Los Angeles, CA, UNITED STATES

Third-wave cognitive behavioral neurology; treatment of cognitive impairment in Multiple Sclerosis; psychological assessment

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Biography

Dr. Nathan Griffith has been an associate professor in graduate psychology programs at several universities in Southern California. Dr. Griffith earned his PhD in Psychology at the University of Cincinnati. His clinical interests are third-wave cognitive behavioral treatments and psychological assessment. His research interests are health psychology, and the psychology of religion and spirituality. Dr. Griffith specializes in teaching research methods, statistics, and psychological assessment. He has published several first-author articles in internationally-recognized, peer-reviewed academic journals in the area of health psychology.

Industry Expertise (3)

Education/Learning Research Mental Health Care

Areas of Expertise (5)

Clinical Psychology Psychological Assessment Health Psychology Psychology of Religion and Spirituality Research Methods and Statistics

Education (4)

University of California, Los Angeles: Research Postdoctoral Fellowship, Neuropsychology 2009

University of Cincinnati: PhD, Psychology 2006

University of Dayton: MA, Clinical Psychology 2003

Ohio University: BA, English 1997

Affiliations (2)

  • Victor Valley College : Adjunct Faculty
  • Grand Canyon University : Doctoral Faculty

Articles (1)

Treatment of Cognitive Impairment in Multiple Sclerosis Behavioral Neurology

(2006) Cognitive impairment in multiple sclerosis is an increasingly recognized entity. This article reviews the cognitive impairment of multiple sclerosis, its prevalence, its relationship to different types of multiple sclerosis, and its contribution to long-term functional prognosis. The discussion also focuses on the key elements of cognitive dysfunction in multiple sclerosis which distinguish it from other forms of cognitive impairment. Therapeutic interventions potentially effective for the cognitive impairment of multiple sclerosis are reviewed including the effects of disease modifying therapies and the use of physical and cognitive interventions.

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