Sophie Pinkston

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Graduate Student, Clinical
Faculty Advisor: Daniel Taylor
  • Master of Science, Psychology
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My research interests include investigating the relationship between insomnia and cognitive performance as well as the treatment of insomnia and comorbid disorders (e.g., nightmare disorder, PTSD). 

Selected Publications: 
Taylor, D. J., Dietch, J. R., Pruiksma, K. E., Calhoun, C. D., Milanak, M. E., Wardle-Pinkston,  S., Rheingold, A. A., Ruggiero, K. J., Bunnell, B. E., Wilkerson, A. K. (under review).  Developing and Testing A Web-Based Provider Training for Cognitive Behavioral  Therapy of Insomnia (CBT-I). 
Slavish, D. C., Taylor, D. J., Dietch, J. R., Wardle-Pinkston, S., Messman, B.A., Ruggero,  C.J.,  Kohut, M., & Kelly, K. (under review). Intraindividual variability in sleep and levels of  systemic inflammation in nurses.
Taylor, D. J., Pruiksma, K. E., Dietch, J. R., Bunnell, B. E., Wardle-Pinkston, S., Patel, S.,  Ruggiero, K. J., Milanak, M. E., Calhoun, C. D., Rheingold, A. A., Morin, C. M., Peterson,  A. L., Brim, W. L, Dolan, D. C., Simmons, R.O. & Wilkerson, A. K.  (2019). CBTiweb  [Online training]. Retrieved from
Pruiksma, K. E., Taylor, D. J., Mintz, J., Nicholson, K. L., Rodgers, M., Young-McCaughan, S.,  Hall-Clark, B. N., Fina, B. A., Dondanville, K. A., Cobos, B., Wardle-Pinkston, S., Litz,  B. T., Roache, J. D., & Peterson, A. L.; on behalf of the STRONG STAR Consortium.  (2020). A pilot randomized controlled trial of cognitive behavioral treatment for trauma- related nightmares in active duty military personnel. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine,  16(1), 29-40.
Wardle-Pinkston, S., Slavish, D.C., Taylor, D.J. (2019). Insomnia and cognitive performance:  A systematic review and meta-analysis. Sleep Medicine Reviews, 48.
Taylor, D.J., Wilkerson, A., Pruiksma, K.E., Dietch, J.,R., & Wardle-Pinkston, S. (2019).  Structured Clinical Interview for Sleep Disorders-Revised (SCISD-R). Retrieved from  
Pruiksma, K.E., Wilkerson, A., Dietch, J.R., Wardle-Pinkston, S., Dolan, M., & Taylor, D.J.  (2019). User Manual for the Structured Clinical Interview for Sleep Disorders – Revised  (SCISD-R). Retrieved from  
Pruiksma, K. E., Wachen, J. L., Wardle, S. & Resick, P. A. (2017). Psychotherapy interventions. In E. Vermetten,T. Neylan, & A. Germain, (Eds.). Sleep and combat-related post-traumatic stress disorders. New York: Springer.
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