Shane W. Kraus
Shane W. Kraus is a licensed clinical psychologist and expert in psychopathology (the study of mental or behavioral disorders), sexual trauma, substance use disorders, gambling disorders, addictions, and compulsive sexual behavior disorder (CSBD).
An assistant professor of psychology, Kraus uses behavioral, epidemiological, and neurobiological methods to assess factors that contribute to the development of addictive behaviors and other co-occurring psychiatric disorders among at-risk groups.
He has published extensively on sexual behavior and was part of the World Health Organization working group who put forth the diagnostic criteria for CSBD for ICD-11. His gambling research is also exploring effective screening approaches for identifying individuals with problem gambling.
- B.S. Criminology, California State University, Fresno (2003)
- M.A. Forensic Psychology, Castleton University (2007)
- PHD Clinical Psychology, Bowling Green State University (2013)
- Postdoctoral Fellowship, Yale School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry (2016)