Last updated on: 5/8/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

Thomas F. Denson, PhD Biography

Title:
Professor of Psychology at the California State University, Long Beach
Position:
Pro to the question "Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?"
Reasoning:

“We’re not encouraging smoking [marijuana]. There are many treatments for depression. Cognitive behavioral therapy works very well [for depression].”

Interview with Pamela J. Johnson, USC College News, Dec. 2005

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Professor of Psychology, California State University, Long Beach
Education:
  • PhD, Social Psychology, University of Southern California, 2007
  • MA, Social Psychology, University of Southern California, 2004
  • MA, Research Psychology, California State University, Long Beach, 2002
  • BA, Psychology and Germanic Languages and Literature, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1997
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Is Medical Marijuana an Effective Treatment for Depression, Bipolar Disorders, Anxiety, and Similar Mood Disorders?