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VISN 1 New England MIRECC Publications: Mental Health & Dual Diagnosis Issues

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Mental Health & Dual Diagnosis Issues

Armour, C., Tsai, J., Durham, T.A., Charak, R., Biehn, T.L., Elhai, J.D., & Pietrzak, R.H. (2015). Dimensional structure of DSM-5 post-traumatic stress symptoms: Support for a hybrid anhedonia and externalizing Behaviors model. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 61, 106-113.

Bohnert, K.M., Ilgen, M.A., Rosen, C.S., Desai, R.A., Austin, K., & Blow, F.C. (2013). The association between substance use disorders and mortality among a cohort of Veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder: Variation by age cohort and mortality type. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 128(1-2), 98-103.

Bowe, A., & Rosenheck, R. (2015). PTSD and substance use disorder among Veterans: Characteristics, service utilization, and pharmacotherapy. Journal of Dual Diagnosis, 11, 22-23.

Chermack, S.T., Murray, R., Kraus, S., Walton, M.A., Cunningham, R.M., Barry, K.L., Booth, B.M., & Blow, F.C. (2014). Characteristics and treatment interests among individuals with substance use disorders and a history of past six-month violence: Findings from an emergency department study. Addictive Behaviors, 39(1), 265-272.

Chiles, C., Stefanovics, E., & Rosenheck, R. (2016). Attitudes of students at a US medical school toward mental illness and its causes. Academic Psychiatry, March 7 [Epub ahead of print].

Coker, K., Stefanovics, E., & Rosenheck, R. (2016). Correlates of improvement in substance abuse among dually diagnosed Veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder in specialized intensive VA treatment. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice and Policy, 8(1), 41-48.

da Rocha Neto, H.G., Rosenheck, R.A., Stefanovics, E.A., & Cavalcanti, M.T. (2016). Attitudes of Brazilian medical students toward psychiatric patients and mental illness: A quantitative study before and after completing the psychiatric clerkship. Academic Psychiatry, February 16 [Epub ahead of print].

Decker, S., Rosenheck, R.A., Tsai, J., Desai, R.A., Harpaz-Rotem, I. (2013). Military sexual assault and homeless female Veterans: Clinical correlates and treatment preferences. Women’s Health Issues, 23(6), e373-e380.

Desai, M.U., Pavlo, A.J., Davidson, L., Harpaz-Rotem, I., & Rosenheck, R. (2016). “I want to come home:” Vietnam-era Veterans’ presenting for mental health care, roughly 40 years after Vietnam. Psychiatric Quarterly, 87(2), 229-239.

Didie, E.R., Kelly, M.M., Pietrefesa, A., & Phillips, K.A. (2012). Recent updates on body dysmorphic disorder. Winter 2012 Renfrew Perspectives Newsletter. 

Drebing, C. E. (2012). Family and friends as care providers for disabled service members. In N.D. Ainspan, & W.E. Penk (Eds.), When the warrior comes home: A family guide for transition from the front line to the home front (37-51). Naval Institute Press of the United States Naval Institute.

El-Gabalawy, R., Tsai, J., Harpaz-Rotem, I., Hoff, R., Sareen, J. & Pietrzak, R (2013). Predominant typologies of psychopathology in the United States: A latent class analysis. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 47(11), 1649-1657.

Epstein-Ngo, Q.M., Walton, M.A., Sanborn, M., Kraus, S., Blow, F., Cunningham, R., & Chermack, S.T. (2014). Distal and proximal factors associated with aggression towards partners and non-partners among patients in substance abuse treatment. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 47(4), 282-292.

Fontana, A., Rosenheck, R., & Desai, R. (2012). Comparison of treatment outcomes for Veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder with and without comorbid substance use/dependence. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 46(8), 1008-1014.

Gerber, M.R., Iverson, K.M., Dichter, M.E., Klap, R., & Latta, R E. (2014). Women Veterans and intimate partner violence: Current state of knowledge and future directions. Journal of Women’s Health, 23(4), 302-309.

Gianoli, M.O., Jane, J.S., O’Brien, E., & Ralevski, E. (2012). Treatment for comorbid borderline personality disorder and alcohol use disorders: A review of the evidence and future recommendations. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology, 20(4), 333-344.

Harpaz-Rotem, I., Rosenheck, R.A., Pietrzak, R.H., & Southwick, S.M. (2014). Determinants of prospective engagement in mental health treatment among symptomatic Iraq/Afghanistan Veterans. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 202(2), 97-104.

Harpaz-Rotem, I., Tsai, J., Pietrzak, R.H., & Hoff, R.A. (2014). The dimensional structure of post-traumatic stress symptomatology in 323,903 U.S. Veterans. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 49, 31-36.

Hermes, E.D., & Rosenheck, R. (2014). Prevalence, comorbidity, and pharmacotherapy of diagnosed insomnia among Veterans Health Administration service users nationally. Sleep Medicine, 15(5), 508-514.

Hefner, K.R., Verona, E., & Curtin, J.J. (2016). Emotion regulation during threat: Parsing the time course and consequences of safety signal processing. Psychophysiology, 53(8), 1193-1202.

Horwitz, J.E. & O'Connor, M.K. (2016). Cognitive rehabilitation. In A. Wenzel (Ed.), The SAGE encyclopedia of abnormal and clinical psychology. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc.

Kelly, M.M., Brault, M., & Didie, E.R. (in press). Quality of life in body dysmorphic disorder. In K.A. Phillips (Ed.), Oxford handbook of body dysmorphic disorder. New York: Oxford University Press.

Kelly, M.M., Dalrymple, K., Zimmerman, M., & Phillips, K.A. (2013). A comparison study of body dysmorphic disorder versus social phobia. Psychiatry Research, 205, 109-116.

Kelly, M.M., Didie, E.R., & Phillips, K.A. (2014). Personal and appearance-based rejection sensitivity in body dysmorphic disorder. Body Image, 11(3), 260-265.

Kelly, M.M., & Kent, M. (in press). Associations between body dysmorphic disorder and social anxiety disorder. In K.A. Phillips (Ed.), Oxford handbook of body dysmorphic disorder. New York: Oxford University Press.

Kelly, M.M., Zhang, J., & Phillips, K.A. (2015). The prevalence of body dysmorphic disorder in a VA Primary Care Behavioral Health Clinic. Psychiatry Research, 228, 162-165.

Klingensmith, K., Tsai, J., Mota, N., Southwick, S.M., & Pietrzak, R.H. (2014). Military sexual trauma in U.S. Veterans: Results from the National Health and Resilience in Veterans Study. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 75(10), e1133-1139.

Latta, R.E., Elwy, A.R., Ngo, T., & Kelly, M.M. (2016). Intimate partner violence screening in a women Veterans’ health clinic: Assessing feasibility. Journal of Family Violence, 31(5), 595-606.

Latta, R.E., Horner-Johnson, W., Weitlauf, J., & Writing Collaborative, I. (2013). Violence in the Veteran home: Risk factors and implications for clinical care. Federal Practitioner, 30(Suppl. 3), 10S-15S.

Leddy-Stacy, M., & Rosenheck, R. (2016). Obtaining employment as an anchor for estimating the minimum clinically important difference on the Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale (PANSS) in schizophrenia. Psychiatry Research, 238, 304-309.

Marx, B.P., Wolf, E.J., Cornette, M.M., Schnurr, P.P., Rosen, M.I., Friedman, M.J., Keane, T.M., & Speroff, T. (2015). Using the WHODAS 2.0 to assess functioning among Veterans seeking compensation for posttraumatic stress disorder. Psychiatric Services, 66(12), 1312-1317.

Meshberg-Cohen, S., Presseau, C., Thacker, L.R., Hefner, K., & Svikis, D. (2016). Posttraumatic stress disorder, health problems, and depression among African American women in residential substance use treatment. Journal of Women's Health, 25(7), 729-737.

McQuaid, J.R., Marx, B.P., Rosen, M.I., Bufka, L.F., Tenhula, W., Cook, H., & Keane, T.M. (2012). Mental health assessment in rehabilitation research. Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development, 49(1), 121-138.

Moore, B.A., Black, A.C., & Rosen, M.I. (2016). Factors associated with money mismanagement among adults with severe mental illness and substance abuse. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 14(4), 400-409.

Mota, N., Tsai, J., Kirwin, P.D., Harpaz-Rotem, I., Krystal, J.H., Southwick, S.M., & Pietrzak, R.H. (2016). Late-life exacerbation of PTSD symptoms in U.S. Veterans: Results from the National Health and Resilience in Veterans Study. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 77(3), 348-354.

Mota, N.P., Tsai, J., Kirwin, P.D., Sareen, J., Southwick, S.M., & Pietrzak, R.H. (2016). Purpose in life is associated with a reduced risk of incident physical disability in aging U.S. military Veterans. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 24(9), 706-714.

Mota, N.P., Tsai, J., Sareen, J., Marx, B.P., Wisco, B.E., Harpaz-Rotem, I., Southwick, S.M., Krystal, J.H., & Pietrzak, R.H. (2016). High burden of subthreshold DSM-5 post-traumatic stress disorder in U.S. military Veterans. World Psychiatry, 15(2), 185-186.

O’Connor, M.K., Petroski-Ackley, L., & Lash, M. (2012). Suicide in military personnel and Veterans: A tip card. Wake Forest, NC: Lash and Associates Publishing Inc.

Petrakis, I. (2015). How to best treat patients with schizophrenia and co-occurring alcohol use disorder: A commentary. The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 76(10), e1338-e1339.

Pietrzak, R.H., El-Gabalawy, R., Tsai, J., Sareen, J. & Southwick, S.M. (2014). Typologies of post-traumatic stress disorder in the U.S. adult population. Journal of Affective Disorders, 162, 102-106.

Pietrzak, R.H., Tsai, J., Armour, C., Mota, N., Harpaz-Rotem, I., & Southwick, S.M. (2015). Functional significance of novel 7-factor model of DSM-5 PTSD symptoms: Results from the National Health and Resilience in Veterans Study. Journal of Affective Disorders, 174, 522-526.

Pietrzak, R.H., Tsai, J., Harpaz-Rotem, I., Whealin, J.M., & Southwick, S.M. (2012). Support for a novel 5-factor model of post-traumatic stress symptoms in three independent samples of Veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars: A confirmatory factor analytic study. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 46(3), 317-322.

Pietrzak, R.H., Tsai, J., Kirwin, P.D., & Southwick, S.M. (2014). Successful aging among older Veterans in the United States. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 22(6), 551-563.

Radhakrishnan, R., Kiluk, B.D., & Tsai, J. (2016). A meta-analytic review of non-specific effects in randomized controlled trials of cognitive remediation for schizophrenia. Psychiatric Quarterly, 87(1), 57-62.

Ralevski, E., Gianoli, M.O., McCarthy, E., & Petrakis, I. (2014). Quality of life in Veterans with alcohol dependence and co-occurring mental illness. Addictive Behaviors, 39(2), 386-391.

Ralevski, E., Gianoli, M.O., Russo, M., Dwan, R., & Radhakrishnan, R. (2012). Cognitive deficits in schizophrenia and alcoholism: A review of the evidence and findings on the effects of treatment on cognitive functioning in patients with dual diagnoses. Journal of Dual Diagnosis, 8(3), 205-217.

Rosenheck, R. (2016). Posttraumatic stress disorder: The science of suffering, the shadow of popular culture, and the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune. The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 204(1), 1-2.

Russell, B., Chapleau, K.M., & Kraus, S.W. (2015). When is it abuse? How assailant gender, sexual orientation, and protection orders influence perceptions of intimate partner abuse. Partner Abuse, 6(1), 47-64.

Russell, B. & Kraus, S.W. (2016). Perceptions of partner violence: How aggressor gender, masculinity/femininity, and victim gender influence criminal justice decisions. Deviant Behavior, 37(6), 679-691.

Russell, B., Kraus, S.W., Chapleau, K.M., & Oswald, D. (2016). Perceptions of blame in intimate partner violence: The role of the perpetrator’s ability to arouse fear of injury in the victim. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, May 3 [Epub ahead of print].

Rybin, D., Doros, G., Rosenheck, R., & Lew, R. (2015). The impact of missing data on the results of a schizophrenia study. Pharmaceutical Statistics, 14(1), 4-10.

Sakr, C.J., Black, A.C., Slade, M.D., Calfo, J., & Rosen, M.I. (2016). Iraq/Afghanistan-era Veterans with back pain: Characteristics and predictors of compensation and pension award. Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development, 53(6), 659-668.

Sayer, N.A., Hagel, E.M., Noorbaloochi, S., Spoont, M.R., Rosenheck, R.A., Griffin, J.M., Arbisi, P.A., & Murdoch, M. (2014). Gender differences in VA disability status for PTSD over time. Psychiatric Services, 65(5), 663-669.

Smith, N.B., Mota, N., Tsai, J., Monteith, L., Harpaz-Rotem, I., Southwick, S.M., & Pietrzak, R.H. (2016). Nature and determinants of suicidal ideation among U.S. Veterans: Results from the National Health and Resilience in Veterans Study. Journal of Affective Disorders, 197, 66-73.

Stefanovics, E.A., Krystal, J.H., & Rosenheck, R.A. (2014). Symptom structure and severity: A comparison of responses to the positive and negative syndrome scale (PANSS) between patients with PTSD or schizophrenia. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 55(4), 887-895.

Thwin, S.S., Hermes, E., Lew, R., Barnett, P., Liang, M., Valley, D., & Rosenheck, R. (2013). Assessment of the minimum clinically important difference in quality of life in schizophrenia measured by the Quality of Well-Being Scale and disease-specific measures. Psychiatry Research, 209(3), 291-296.

Trontel, H.G., Hall, S., Ashendorf, L. & O’Connor, M.K. (2013). Impact of diagnosis threat on academic self-efficacy in mild traumatic brain injury. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 35(9), 960-970.

Tsai, J., Armour, C., Southwick, S.M., & Pietrzak, R.H. (2015). Dissociative subtype of DSM-5 post-traumatic stress disorder in U.S. Veterans. Journal of Psychiatry Research, 66, 67-74.

Tsai, J., Desai, R.A., & Rosenheck, R.A. (2012). Social integration of people with severe mental illness: Relationships between symptom severity, professional assistance, and natural support. Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research, 39(2), 144-157.

Tsai, J., El-Gabalawy, R., Sledge, W.H., Southwick, S.M., & Pietrzak, R.H. (2015). Post-traumatic growth among Veterans in the USA: Results from the National Health and Resilience in Veterans Study. Psychological Medicine, 45(1), 165-179.

Tsai, J., Elhai, J., Pietrzak, R.H., Hoff, R.A., & Harpaz-Rotem, I. (2014). Comparing four competing models of depressive symptomatology: A confirmatory factor analytic study of 986,647 U.S. Veterans. Journal of Affective Disorders, 165, 166-169.

Tsai, J., Harpaz-Rotem, I., Armour, C., Southwick, S.M., Krystal, J.H., & Pietrzak, R.H. (2015). Dimensional structure of DSM-5 post-traumatic stress symptoms: Results from the National Health and Resilience in Veterans Study. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 76(5), 546-553.

Tsai, J., Harpaz-Rotem, I., Pietrzak, R.H., & Southwick, S.M. (2012). The role of coping, resilience, and social support in mediating the relation between PTSD and social functioning in Veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan. Psychiatry: Interpersonal and Biological Processes, 75(2), 135-149.

Tsai, J., Harpaz-Rotem, I., Pietrzak, R.H., & Southwick, S.M. (in press). Trauma resiliency and posttraumatic growth. Handbook of trauma psychology. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Tsai, J., Harpaz-Rotem, I., Pilver, C.E., Wolf, E.J., Hoff, R.A., Levy, K.N., Sareen, J., & Pietrzak, R.H. (2014). Latent class analysis of personality disorders in adults with post-traumatic stress disorder: Results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 75(3), 276-284.

Tsai, J., Klee, A., Rosenheck, R.A., Harkness, L. (2014). Internet use among Veterans with severe mental illness. Psychiatric Services, 65(4), 564-565.

Tsai, J., Mota, N.P., Southwick, S.M., & Pietrzak, R.H. (2016). What doesn't kill you makes you stronger: A national study of U.S. military Veterans. Journal of Affective Disorders, 189, 269-271.

Tsai, J., Pietrzak, R.H., Hoff, R.A., & Harpaz-Rotem, I. (2016). Accuracy of screening for posttraumatic stress disorder in specialty mental health clinics in the U.S. Veterans Affairs Healthcare System. Psychiatry Research, 240, 157-162.

Tsai, J. & Rosenheck, R.A. (2012). Racial differences among supported housing clients in outcomes and their relationships with landlords, health care providers, and religious faith. Psychiatric Quarterly, 83(1), 103-112.

Tsai, J. & Rosenheck, R.A. (2013). Psychiatric comorbidity among adults with schizophrenia: A latent class analysis. Psychiatry Research, 210(1), 16-20.

Tsai, J., Sippel, L.M., Mota, N., Southwick, S.M., & Pietrzak, R.H. (2016). Longitudinal course of posttraumatic growth among U.S. military Veterans: Results from the National Health and Resilience in Veterans Study. Depression and Anxiety, 33(1), 9-18.

Tsai, J., Whealin, J.M., Scott, J.B., Harpaz-Rotem, I., & Pietrzak, R.H. (2012). Examining the relation between combat-related concussion, a novel five-factor model of post-traumatic stress symptoms, and health-related quality of life in Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 73(8), 1110-1118.

Wilkinson, S.T., Stefanovics, E., & Rosenheck, R.A. (2015). Marijuana use is associated with worse outcomes in symptom severity and violent behavior in patients with post-traumatic stress disorder. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 76(9), 1174-1180.

Xu, K., Krystal, J.H., Ning, Y., Chen, D-C., He, H., Wang, D., Ke, X., Zhang, X., Ding, Y., Liu, Y., Gueorguieva, R., Wang, Z., Limoncelli, D., Pietrzak, R.H., Petrakis, I., Zhang, X., & Fan, N. (2015). Preliminary analysis of positive and negative syndrome scale in ketamine-associated psychosis in comparison with schizophrenia. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 61, 64-72.

Yoneda, A., Whealin, J.M., & Tsai, J. (2015). PTSD in Asian American and Pacific Islander Veterans: Prevalence, context, and implications for practice. In C.R. Martin, V.R. Preedy, & V.B. Patel (Eds.), The Comprehensive Guide to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders (pp. 1-16). New York, NY: Springer Publications.

Yoon, G., Petrakis, I.L., & Rosenheck, R.A. (2015). Correlates of major depressive disorder with and without comorbid alcohol use disorder nationally in the Veterans Health Administration. The American Journal on Addiction, 24(5), 419-426.

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