Clinical Psychology
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Jennifer DiMauro

Jennifer DiMauro

Jennifer DiMauro

psychopathological responses to trauma

Jennifer DiMauro is a third year doctoral student in the Clinical Psychology Department at George Mason University. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and English from Vassar College, where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa with General Honors and Departmental Honors in Psychology. Prior to joining the Clinical Psychology program at George Mason, Jennifer worked for two years as the lead Research Assistant at the Anxiety Disorders Center/Center for Cognitive-behavioral Therapy at the Institute of Living at Hartford Hospital. At George Mason, she conducts research under the mentorship of Dr. Keith Renshaw. Jennifer's primary scholarly interest is psychopathological responses to trauma, though she is also fascinated by anxiety disorders more generally. She is passionate about conducting research that can be used to inform treatment interventions and increase public awareness about mental health issues related to trauma and anxiety.

Selected Publications

Diefenbach, G.J., DiMauro, J., Frost, R., Steketee, G., & Tolin, D.F. (2013). Characteristics of hoarding in older adults. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 21(10): 1043-1047.

DiMauro, J. (2014). Exposure therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder: A meta-analysis. Military Psychology, 26(2): 120-130.

DiMauro, J., Carter, S., Folk, J.B., & Kashdan, T.B. (2014). A historical review of trauma-related diagnoses to  reconsider the heterogeneity of PTSD. Journal of Anxiety Disorders.

DiMauro, J., Domingues, J., Fernandez, G., & Tolin, D.F. (2013). Long-term effectiveness of CBT for anxiety disorders in an adult outpatient clinic sample: A follow-up study. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 51(2): 82-86.  

DiMauro, J., Genova, M., Tolin, D., & Kurtz, M. (2014). Cognitive remediation for neuropsychological impairment in hoarding disorder: A pilot study. Journal of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders, 3(2):132-138.

DiMauro, J., Tolin, D.F., Frost, R.O., & Steketee, G. (2013). Do people with hoarding disorder under-report their symptoms? Journal of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders, 2(2): 130-136.


B.A. in Psychology, Vassar College, 2010

B.A. in English, Vassar College, 2010

M.A. in Clinical Psychology, George Mason University, 2014