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Marc T. Swogger, Ph.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-7418

Office: (585) 275-7418

Fax: (585) 273-1117

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Biography

Dr. Swogger is a clinical psychologist. His research foci include psychopathy, substance abuse, and violence among criminal offenders. Clinically, Dr. Swogger specializes in the treatment of anxiety disorders.

Research

Dr. Swogger studies factors that moderate the relationships between psychopathic traits and key public health outcomes like outwardly-directed violence, suicidal behavior, and criminal recidivism. His recent work also focuses on substance use, including the efficacy of substance use treatment for justice-involved people and the risks and therapeutic potential of entheogens,

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Education

1993
BA | Penn State University
Psychology

1995
MA | Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
Clinical Psychology

2003
MS | Rosalind Franklin Univ of Medicine & Science
Clinical Psychology

2006
PhD | Rosalind Franklin Univ of Medicine & Science
Clinical Psychology

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

09/01/2006 - 07/31/2009
Fellowship in at University of Rochester Medical Center

09/01/2005 - 08/31/2006
Internship in Psychology at University of Rochester Medical Center

Awards

2009
Loan Repayment Program (LRP) Awardee
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health

2006
Christine Louro Award for excellence in the science and practice of psychology
Sponsor: Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

2003
Graduate Fellowship
Sponsor: Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

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Publications

Journal Articles

2/1/2018
Swogger MT, Walsh Z. "Kratom use and mental health: A systematic review." Drug and alcohol dependence.. 2018 Feb 1; 183:134-140. Epub 2017 Dec 07.

2018
Swogger, M.T., Montry, K., Walsh, Z., Kosson, D.S. "Fantastic and Uninviting Behavior: Psychopathy, Alcohol, and Violence". Journal of Aggression, Conflict, and Peace Research. 2018; .

3/2016
Swogger MT, Conner KR, Caine ED, Trabold N, Parkhurst MN, Prothero LM, Maisto SA. "A test of core psychopathic traits as a moderator of the efficacy of a brief motivational intervention for substance-using offenders." Journal of consulting and clinical psychology.. 2016 Mar 0; 84(3):248-58. Epub 2016 Jan 04.

Books & Chapters

2017
Chapter Title: Examining the relationship between suicidal behaviour and psychopathic traits through the lens of the Interpersonal-psychological theory of suicide
Book Title: Handbook of Psychopathy and Crime
Author List: Dhingra, K., Persson, S., & Swogger, M.T.
Edited By: Matt DeLisi
Published By: Routledge2017

2016
Chapter Title: Emotional Experiences of Psychopaths
Book Title: The Clinical and Forensic Assessment of Psychopathy (2nd Ed)
Author List: Kosson, D.S., Vitacco, M., Swogger, M.T., & Steuerwald, B.
Edited By: Carl Gacono
Published By: Routledge2016

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