Journal of Sleep Disorders: Treatment and Care 2325-9639

Jacqueline D. Kloss

Jacqueline D. Kloss, PhD
Department of Psychology
Drexel University, USA

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Dr. Jacqueline Kloss, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at Drexel University. Dr. Kloss’ research is broadly in the area of clinical health psychology, with a special focus on behavioral sleep medicine. She is also a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Director of the Insomnia Program at the Drexel Sleep Center in Manayunk, Drexel University College of Medicine, where she primarily practices cognitive-behavioral therapy for insomnia. Dr. Kloss received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology at Binghamton University and completed postdoctoral training at the University of Pennsylvania. Her current research agenda focuses on understanding sleep disturbance and developing remedies to enhance to sleep and quality of life among populations vulnerable to sleep disorders, specifically in women and college students. Her focus on the sleep of women has led to publications in the area of hot flashes, mood, and beliefs and attitudes about sleep among perimenopausal women. She is also interested in sleep throughout the reproductive lifespan. She is also working on the development, implementation, and evaluation of psychoeducational strategies to improve college student sleep. In 2013, she co-edited Women’s Health Psychology with Drs. Spiers and Geller of Drexel University. She also published a book with Drs. David Dinges and Martin Szuba, Insomnia Principles and Management. Dr. Kloss is also involved in other health psychology projects that enhance college student and women’s health to include investigations of the benefits of written emotional expression exercises and skin cancer prevention strategies.

Research Interest

Dr. Jacqueline Kloss’s research interests include: Health psychology specifically, the relationship between emotional expression and physical health; use of writing to promote behavior change; Behavioral medicine including behavioral treatments for insomnia, sleep quality and menopause.


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