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Patrick L. Dulin

Associate Professor
Office: SSB 303K
Phone: (907) 786-1653
Email: pldulin@uaa.alaska.edu


Ph.D., University of Utah, 2000
M.A., University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, 1995 
B.A., Central Washington University, 1991

Teaching Responsibilities

  • Clinical Practicum I
  • Teaching Practicum
  • Psychological Assessment

Research Interests

  • Older Adult Mental Health
  • Comorbid Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Substance Abuse
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Processes and Outcomes
  • Technology-Based Interventions for Substance Use Disorders


Dulin, P., Jones, K., Gonzalez, V. (in press). Results of a pilot test of a self-administered smartphone-based treatment system for alcohol use disorders: Usability and early outcomes. Substance Abuse.

Dulin, P., Gonzalez, V., King, D., Giroux, D., & Bacon, S. (in press) Development of a smartphone-based, self administered intervention system for alcohol use disorders. Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly.

McKay, J.C., Vasquez, A.R., Chipp, C.L., Ford, T.J., Robinson, R.V., Sharma, D.K., Johnson, S.H., Nelson, R.A., Boschma-Wynn, R.V., Whipple, J., Dulin, P.L., & Alan, J. (in press). Telepsychology in a graduate training program: Divided by Miles, Connected by Purpose.  Training and Education in Professional Psychology.

Dulin, P., King, D., & Hansen, B. (2013). Perceived control as a longitudinal moderator of late life stressors on depression. Aging and Mental Health, 17, 718-723.

Maseda, R. & Dulin, P. (2012). From weaklings to wounded warriors: The changing portrayal of war-related PTSD in North America cinema.  The 49th Parallel, 30, ISSN 1753-5794.

Dulin, P.L., Gavala, J., Kostick, M., McDonald, J., & Stephens, C. (2012). Volunteering Predicts Happiness among Older Maori and Non-Maori in the New Zealand Health, Work and Retirement Longitudinal Study. Aging and Mental Health, 16, 617-624 

Towers, A., Stephens, C.V., Dulin, P.L., Kostick, M., Noone, J. (2011). Estimating hazardous and binge drinking prevalence in older New Zealanders using AUDIT-C and AUDIT-3 thresholds specific to older adults, Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 117, 211-218. 

Dulin, P., Stephens, C.V., Alpass, F., Hill, R., & Stevenson, B. (2011). The impact of socio-contextual, physical and life-style variables on measures of physical and psychological well-being among M?ori and non-M?ori: The New Zealand Health, Work and Retirement Study, Ageing and Society, 31, 1406-1424

Dulin, P., & Passmore, T. (2010). Avoidance of traumatic material mediates the relationship between accumulated lifetime trauma and late life depression and anxiety. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 23, 296-300.  

Dulin, P., & Yeomans, P. (2009). Tailoring Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for use with chronic, comorbid PTSD and Substance Use Disorders.Journal of Psychological Practice,15, 104-132.

Jourdain, R., & Dulin, P. (2009). “Giving it space”: A case study examining Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for health anxiety in an older male previously exposed to nuclear testing. Clinical Case Studies, 8, 210-225.  

Dulin, P., & Dominy, J. (2008). The influence of feeling positive about helping among dementia caregivers in New Zealand: Helping attitudes predict happiness. Dementia:The International Journal of Social Research and Practice, 7, 55-69.

Dulin, P., & Hill, R.D. (2008). The caregiver experience, associated mental health problems and counseling interventions. In Deleong, F. (Ed). The Encyclopedia of Counseling (pp.66-69). Sage: Thousand Oaks, CA.

Frazier, E.C., McCarthy, M,, Yeomans, P.D., & Dulin, P.L. (2008). Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for comorbid PTSD and Substance Dependence: Treatment recommendations. In ACT protocols and educational materials. http://vaww.collage.research.med.va.gov/resources  

Andrews, D., & Dulin, P. (2007). The relationship between self-reported health and mental health problems among older adults in New Zealand: Experiential avoidance as a moderator. Aging and Mental Health, 11, 596-603.

Gillingham, R., & Dulin, P. (2006). The effectiveness of alleviating distress associated with psychotic-type disorders with a 10-session, manualized combination of CBT and ACT in New Zealand. Australian Journal of Rehabilitation Counseling, 12, 1-11. 

Dulin, P., Hill, R.D., & Ellingson, Kari (2006). Relationships among religious factors, social support and alcohol abuse in a Western U.S. college student sample. Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 50, 5-14. 

Gillingham, R., Dulin, P., & Evans, I. (2005). Schizophrenia (and other disorders with psychotic features) Cognitive-Behaviour Therapy Research Programme- a pilot study. And the development of EVOLVE therapy. The New Zealand Psychological Society Bulletin, 105, 47-52.  

Recent Grants

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism: American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 ($1,801,977.00 over two years): Dulin, P. & Gonzalez, V. (P.I.’s). Location-based monitoring and intervention for alcohol use disorders, Grant # RC2 AA019422-02.  

University of Alaska Anchorage Faculty Development Grant ($2000.00): Dulin, P. The relationship between volunteering and physical and mental health among the elderly: Does the “helper effect” exist in other countries and cultures?  

New Zealand Foundation on Research, Science and Technology, 2007 ($3,500,000.00 over five years) Associate International Collaborator: Positive Aging in New Zealand.