Michele Roxanne Spoont, Ph.D., L.P.

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Program - 116A6
Veterans Affairs Medical Center
One Veterans Drive
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55417
(612) 725-2000 extension 2125


1990-Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Clinical Psychology
1983-B.A., State University of New York at Buffalo, Psychology

Current Position:

Psychologist, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417. Program Coordinator of Posttraumatic Stress Disorders Team. Program development and administration, staff and student clinical and administrative supervision, development and implementation of Psychiatry Service and PTSD Team Continuous Improvement projects, coordination of care with Psychiatry Service and medical center clinics and services. Direct service includes neuropsychological and diagnostic assessment; group and individual psychotherapy.

Selected Publications:

Spoont, M.R., & Pardo, J.V. (1996). Cross-modality selective attention: Modulation of rCBF by rate of stimulus information flow. Neuroimaging, 3 (part 2 of 2), S199.

Spoont, M.R. (1996). Emotional Instability. In C.G. Costello (Ed.), Personality Characteristics of the Personality Disordered, New York: John Wiley & Sons Inc.

Spoont, M.R. (1992). The modulatory role of serotonin in neural information processing: Implications for human psychology. Psychological Bulletin, 112, 330-350.

Spoont, M.R., Depue, R.A., & Krauss, S. (1991). Dimensional measurement of seasonal variation in mood and behavior. Psychiatry Research, 39, 269-284.

Depue, R.A., & Spoont, M.R. (1986). Conceptualizating a serotonin trait: A dimension of behavioral constraint. In J. Mann & M. Stanley (Eds.), Psychobiology of Suicidal Behavior, Annals of New York Academy of Sciences. Vol 487: 47-62. New York: The New York Academy of Sciences.

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