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Brett T. Litz, PhD

TitleProfessor
InstitutionBoston University School of Medicine
DepartmentPsychiatry
Address150 S Huntington Avenue
Jamaica Plain MA 02130
Phone(857) 364-4131
Other Positions
InstitutionVA Boston Healthcare System

 Research Expertise & Professional Interests
Dr. Litz is a clinical psychologist and Professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Psychology and is also the Director of the Mental Health Core of the Massachusetts Veterans Epidemiological Research and Information Center at the VA Boston Healthcare System. Dr. Litz is principal investigator on various research projects funded by the Department of Defense and the NIMH. Dr. Litz is internationally recognized as an expert on military trauma and early intervention for trauma and traumatic loss and devotes his career to evaluating the mental health outcomes associated with military deployments across the lifespan, the assessment and treatment of PTSD using Telehealth approaches, with an emphasis on early intervention for combat and operational trauma and loss.

Dr. Litz’s recent work entails evaluations of the psychological and social impact of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars chiefly among active-duty military personnel as well the development and testing of novel primary prevention, pre-clinical, and clinical intervention strategies for service members. He has over 200 publications and has authored two books. Dr. Litz is a fellow in the American Psychopathological Association and the Association for Psychological Science, and he is a member of the Psychological Subcommittee of the Defense Health Board. He has also been a member of various special committees sponsored by the Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs, and the National Institute of Mental Health.

 Publications
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  1. Hall-Clark BN, Kaczkurkin AN, Asnaani A, Zhong J, Peterson AL, Yarvis JS, Borah EV, Dondanville KA, Hembree EA, Litz BT, Mintz J, Young-McCaughan S, Foa EB. Ethnoracial Differences in PTSD Symptoms and Trauma-Related Cognitions in Treatment-Seeking Active Duty Military Personnel for PTSD. Psychol Trauma. 2017 Jan 09. PMID: 28068141.
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  2. Jordan AH, Eisen E, Bolton E, Nash WP, Litz BT. Distinguishing War-Related PTSD Resulting From Perpetration- and Betrayal-Based Morally Injurious Events. Psychol Trauma. 2017 Jan 09. PMID: 28068142.
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  3. Resick PA, Wachen JS, Dondanville KA, Pruiksma KE, Yarvis JS, Peterson AL, Mintz J. Effect of Group vs Individual Cognitive Processing Therapy in Active-Duty Military Seeking Treatment for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Psychiatry. 2017 Jan 01; 74(1):28-36. PMID: 27893032.
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  4. Lehavot K, Litz B, Millard SP, Hamilton AB, Sadler A, Simpson T. Study adaptation, design, and methods of a web-based PTSD intervention for women Veterans. Contemp Clin Trials. 2017 Feb; 53:68-79. PMID: 27940187.
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  5. Au TM, Sauer-Zavala S, King MW, Petrocchi N, Barlow DH, Litz BT. Compassion-Based Therapy for Trauma-Related Shame and Posttraumatic Stress: Initial Evaluation Using a Multiple Baseline Design. Behav Ther. 2017 Mar; 48(2):207-221. PMID: 28270331.
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  6. Orazem RJ, Frazier PA, Schnurr PP, Oleson HE, Carlson KF, Litz BT, Sayer NA. Identity Adjustment Among Afghanistan and Iraq War Veterans With Reintegration Difficulty. Psychol Trauma. 2016 Nov 28. PMID: 27893267.
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  7. Taylor DJ, Pruiksma KE, Hale WJ, Kelly K, Maurer D, Peterson AL, Mintz J, Litz BT, Williamson DE. Prevalence, Correlates, and Predictors of Insomnia in the US Army prior to Deployment. Sleep. 2016 Oct 01; 39(10):1795-1806. PMID: 27450687.
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  8. Boasso AM, Steenkamp MM, Larson JL, Litz BT. Posttraumatic stress symptoms across the deployment cycle: A latent transition analysis. J Psychiatr Res. 2016 Dec; 83:54-60. PMID: 27566139.
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  9. Engel CC, Jaycox LH, Freed MC, Bray RM, Brambilla D, Zatzick D, Litz B, Tanielian T, Novak LA, Lane ME, Belsher BE, Olmsted KL, Evatt DP, Vandermaas-Peeler R, Unützer J, Katon WJ. Centrally Assisted Collaborative Telecare for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Depression Among Military Personnel Attending Primary Care: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Intern Med. 2016 Jul 01; 176(7):948-56. PMID: 27294447.
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  10. Nickerson A, Garber B, Ahmed O, Asnaani A, Cheung J, Hofmann SG, Huynh L, Liddell B, Litz BT, Pajak R, Bryant RA. Emotional suppression in torture survivors: Relationship to posttraumatic stress symptoms and trauma-related negative affect. Psychiatry Res. 2016 Aug 30; 242:233-9. PMID: 27294797.
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  11. Pruiksma KE, Taylor DJ, Wachen JS, Mintz J, Young-McCaughan S, Peterson AL, Yarvis JS, Borah EV, Dondanville KA, Litz BT, Hembree EA, Resick PA. Residual sleep disturbances following PTSD treatment in active duty military personnel. Psychol Trauma. 2016 Nov; 8(6):697-701. PMID: 27243567.
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  12. Boasso AM, Steenkamp MM, Fox AB, Nash WP, Larson JL, Litz BT. The structure of PTSD in active-duty marines across the deployment cycle. Psychol Trauma. 2016 Mar; 8(2):127-34. PMID: 26914679.
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  13. Dondanville KA, Blankenship AE, Molino A, Resick PA, Wachen JS, Mintz J, Yarvis JS, Litz BT, Borah EV, Roache JD, Young-McCaughan S, Hembree EA, Peterson AL. Qualitative examination of cognitive change during PTSD treatment for active duty service members. Behav Res Ther. 2016 Apr; 79:1-6. PMID: 26874683.
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  14. Magruder KM, Goldberg J, Forsberg CW, Friedman MJ, Litz BT, Vaccarino V, Heagerty PJ, Gleason TC, Huang GD, Smith NL. Long-Term Trajectories of PTSD in Vietnam-Era Veterans: The Course and Consequences of PTSD in Twins. J Trauma Stress. 2016 Feb; 29(1):5-16. PMID: 26764215.
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  15. Wortmann JH, Jordan AH, Weathers FW, Resick PA, Dondanville KA, Hall-Clark B, Foa EB, Young-McCaughan S, Yarvis JS, Hembree EA, Mintz J, Peterson AL, Litz BT. Psychometric analysis of the PTSD Checklist-5 (PCL-5) among treatment-seeking military service members. Psychol Assess. 2016 Nov; 28(11):1392-1403. PMID: 26751087.
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  16. Sayer NA, Noorbaloochi S, Frazier PA, Pennebaker JW, Orazem RJ, Schnurr PP, Murdoch M, Carlson KF, Gravely A, Litz BT. Randomized Controlled Trial of Online Expressive Writing to Address Readjustment Difficulties Among U.S. Afghanistan and Iraq War Veterans. J Trauma Stress. 2015 Oct; 28(5):381-90. PMID: 26467326.
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  17. Ramage AE, Litz BT, Resick PA, Woolsey MD, Dondanville KA, Young-McCaughan S, Borah AM, Borah EV, Peterson AL, Fox PT. Regional cerebral glucose metabolism differentiates danger- and non-danger-based traumas in post-traumatic stress disorder. Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci. 2016 Feb; 11(2):234-42. PMID: 26373348.
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  18. Steenkamp MM, Litz BT, Hoge CW, Marmar CR. Psychotherapy for Military-Related PTSD: A Review of Randomized Clinical Trials. JAMA. 2015 Aug 4; 314(5):489-500. PMID: 26241600.
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  19. Carper TL, Mills MA, Steenkamp MM, Nickerson A, Salters-Pedneault K, Litz BT. Early PTSD symptom sub-clusters predicting chronic posttraumatic stress following sexual assault. Psychol Trauma. 2015 Sep; 7(5):442-7. PMID: 26121173.
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  20. Litz B. Early intervention for trauma and loss: overview and working care model. Eur J Psychotraumatol. 2015; 6:28543. PMID: 26073207.
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  21. Goldberg J, Magruder KM, Forsberg CW, Friedman MJ, Litz BT, Vaccarino V, Heagerty PJ, Gleason TC, Huang GD, Smith NL. Prevalence of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Aging Vietnam-Era Veterans: Veterans Administration Cooperative Study 569: Course and Consequences of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Vietnam-Era Veteran Twins. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2016 Mar; 24(3):181-91. PMID: 26560508.
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  22. Resick PA, Wachen JS, Mintz J, Young-McCaughan S, Roache JD, Borah AM, Borah EV, Dondanville KA, Hembree EA, Litz BT, Peterson AL. A randomized clinical trial of group cognitive processing therapy compared with group present-centered therapy for PTSD among active duty military personnel. J Consult Clin Psychol. 2015 Dec; 83(6):1058-68. PMID: 25939018.
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  23. Engel CC, Litz B, Magruder KM, Harper E, Gore K, Stein N, Yeager D, Liu X, Coe TR. Delivery of self training and education for stressful situations (DESTRESS-PC): a randomized trial of nurse assisted online self-management for PTSD in primary care. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2015 Jul-Aug; 37(4):323-8. PMID: 25929985.
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  24. Steenkamp MM, Boasso AM, Nash WP, Larson JL, Lubin RE, Litz BT. PTSD symptom presentation across the deployment cycle. J Affect Disord. 2015 May 1; 176:87-94. PMID: 25702604.
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  25. Boasso AM, Steenkamp MM, Nash WP, Larson JL, Litz BT. The relationship between course of PTSD symptoms in deployed U.S. Marines and degree of combat exposure. J Trauma Stress. 2015 Feb; 28(1):73-8. PMID: 25630586.
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  26. Steenkamp MM, Suvak MK, Dickstein BD, Shea MT, Litz BT. Emotional Functioning in Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder: Comparison to Borderline Personality Disorder and Healthy Controls. J Pers Disord. 2015 Dec; 29(6):794-808. PMID: 25562536.
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  27. Steenkamp MM, Boasso AM, Nash WP, Litz BT. Does mental health stigma change across the deployment cycle? Mil Med. 2014 Dec; 179(12):1449-52. PMID: 25469966.
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  28. Nash WP, Boasso AM, Steenkamp MM, Larson JL, Lubin RE, Litz BT. Posttraumatic stress in deployed Marines: prospective trajectories of early adaptation. J Abnorm Psychol. 2015 Feb; 124(1):155-71. PMID: 25419860.
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  29. Engel CC, Bray RM, Jaycox LH, Freed MC, Zatzick D, Lane ME, Brambilla D, Rae Olmsted K, Vandermaas-Peeler R, Litz B, Tanielian T, Belsher BE, Evatt DP, Novak LA, Unützer J, Katon WJ. Implementing collaborative primary care for depression and posttraumatic stress disorder: design and sample for a randomized trial in the U.S. military health system. Contemp Clin Trials. 2014 Nov; 39(2):310-9. PMID: 25311446.
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  30. Litz BT. Resilience in the aftermath of war trauma: a critical review and commentary. Interface Focus. 2014 Oct 6; 4(5):20140008. PMID: 25285196.
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  31. Steenkamp MM, Litz BT. One-size-fits-all approach to PTSD in the VA not supported by the evidence. Am Psychol. 2014 Oct; 69(7):706-7. PMID: 25265298.
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  32. Dickstein BD, Weathers FW, Angkaw AC, Nievergelt CM, Yurgil K, Nash WP, Baker DG, Litz BT. Diagnostic Utility of the Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Checklist for Identifying Full and Partial PTSD in Active-Duty Military. Assessment. 2015 Jun; 22(3):289-97. PMID: 25178804.
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  33. Litz BT, Schorr Y, Delaney E, Au T, Papa A, Fox AB, Morris S, Nickerson A, Block S, Prigerson HG. A randomized controlled trial of an internet-based therapist-assisted indicated preventive intervention for prolonged grief disorder. Behav Res Ther. 2014 Oct; 61:23-34. PMID: 25113524.
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  34. Vaccarino V, Goldberg J, Magruder KM, Forsberg CW, Friedman MJ, Litz BT, Heagerty PJ, Huang GD, Gleason TC, Smith NL. Posttraumatic stress disorder and incidence of type-2 diabetes: a prospective twin study. J Psychiatr Res. 2014 Sep; 56:158-64. PMID: 24950602.
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  35. Magruder K, Yeager D, Goldberg J, Forsberg C, Litz B, Vaccarino V, Friedman M, Gleason T, Huang G, Smith N. Diagnostic performance of the PTSD checklist and the Vietnam Era Twin Registry PTSD scale. Epidemiol Psychiatr Sci. 2015 Oct; 24(5):415-22. PMID: 24905737.
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  36. Litwack SD, Jackson CE, Chen M, Sloan DM, Hatgis C, Litz BT, Marx BP. Validation of the use of video teleconferencing technology in the assessment of PTSD. Psychol Serv. 2014 Aug; 11(3):290-4. PMID: 24841510.
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  37. Yurgil KA, Barkauskas DA, Vasterling JJ, Nievergelt CM, Larson GE, Schork NJ, Litz BT, Nash WP, Baker DG. Association between traumatic brain injury and risk of posttraumatic stress disorder in active-duty Marines. JAMA Psychiatry. 2014 Feb; 71(2):149-57. PMID: 24337530.
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  38. Steenkamp MM, Litz BT. Prolonged exposure therapy in veterans affairs: the full picture. JAMA Psychiatry. 2014 Feb; 71(2):211. PMID: 24500633.
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  39. Goldberg J, Magruder KM, Forsberg CW, Kazis LE, Ustün TB, Friedman MJ, Litz BT, Vaccarino V, Heagerty PJ, Gleason TC, Huang GD, Smith NL. The association of PTSD with physical and mental health functioning and disability (VA Cooperative Study #569: the course and consequences of posttraumatic stress disorder in Vietnam-era veteran twins). Qual Life Res. 2014 Jun; 23(5):1579-91. PMID: 24318083.
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  40. Nash WP, Litz BT. Moral injury: a mechanism for war-related psychological trauma in military family members. Clin Child Fam Psychol Rev. 2013 Dec; 16(4):365-75. PMID: 23852334.
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  41. Vogt D, Di Leone BA, Wang JM, Sayer NA, Pineles SL, Litz BT. Endorsed and Anticipated Stigma Inventory (EASI): a tool for assessing beliefs about mental illness and mental health treatment among military personnel and veterans. Psychol Serv. 2014 Feb; 11(1):105-13. PMID: 24274110.
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  42. Stein NR, Schorr Y, Krantz L, Dickstein BD, Solomon Z, Horesh D, Litz BT. The differential impact of terrorism on two Israeli communities. Am J Orthopsychiatry. 2013 Oct; 83(4):528-35. PMID: 24164524.
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  43. Nash WP, Marino Carper TL, Mills MA, Au T, Goldsmith A, Litz BT. Psychometric evaluation of the Moral Injury Events Scale. Mil Med. 2013 Jun; 178(6):646-52. PMID: 23756071.
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  44. Steenkamp MM, Litz BT, Dickstein BD, Salters-Pedneault K, Hofmann SG. What is the typical response to sexual assault? Reply to Bonanno (2013). J Trauma Stress. 2013 Jun; 26(3):394-6. PMID: 23737299.
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  45. Glatt SJ, Tylee DS, Chandler SD, Pazol J, Nievergelt CM, Woelk CH, Baker DG, Lohr JB, Kremen WS, Litz BT, Tsuang MT. Blood-based gene-expression predictors of PTSD risk and resilience among deployed marines: a pilot study. Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet. 2013 Jun; 162B(4):313-26. PMID: 23650250.
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  46. Barnes JB, Nickerson A, Adler AB, Litz BT. Perceived military organizational support and peacekeeper distress: a longitudinal investigation. Psychol Serv. 2013 May; 10(2):177-85. PMID: 23730963.
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  47. Steenkamp MM, Nash WP, Litz BT. Post-traumatic stress disorder: review of the Comprehensive Soldier Fitness program. Am J Prev Med. 2013 May; 44(5):507-12. PMID: 23597815.
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  48. Au TM, Dickstein BD, Comer JS, Salters-Pedneault K, Litz BT. Co-occurring posttraumatic stress and depression symptoms after sexual assault: a latent profile analysis. J Affect Disord. 2013 Jul; 149(1-3):209-16. PMID: 23489401.
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  49. Agorastos A, Nash WP, Nunnink S, Yurgil KA, Goldsmith A, Litz BT, Johnson H, Lohr JB, Baker DG. The Peritraumatic Behavior Questionnaire: development and initial validation of a new measure for combat-related peritraumatic reactions. BMC Psychiatry. 2013; 13:9. PMID: 23289606.
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  50. Galatzer-Levy IR, Nickerson A, Litz BT, Marmar CR. Patterns of lifetime PTSD comorbidity: a latent class analysis. Depress Anxiety. 2013 May; 30(5):489-96. PMID: 23281049.
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  51. Nickerson A, Steenkamp M, Aerka IM, Salters-Pedneault K, Carper TL, Barnes JB, Litz BT. Prospective investigation of mental health following sexual assault. Depress Anxiety. 2013 May; 30(5):444-50. PMID: 23165889.
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  52. Steenkamp MM, Litz BT. Psychotherapy for military-related posttraumatic stress disorder: review of the evidence. Clin Psychol Rev. 2013 Feb; 33(1):45-53. PMID: 23123570.
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  53. Maguen S, Madden E, Bosch J, Galatzer-Levy I, Knight SJ, Litz BT, Marmar CR, McCaslin SE. Killing and latent classes of PTSD symptoms in Iraq and Afghanistan veterans. J Affect Disord. 2013 Mar 5; 145(3):344-8. PMID: 22959679.
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  54. Steenkamp MM, Dickstein BD, Salters-Pedneault K, Hofmann SG, Litz BT. Trajectories of PTSD symptoms following sexual assault: is resilience the modal outcome? J Trauma Stress. 2012 Aug; 25(4):469-74. PMID: 22807251.
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  55. Steenkamp MM, Nickerson A, Maguen S, Dickstein BD, Nash WP, Litz BT. Latent classes of PTSD symptoms in Vietnam veterans. Behav Modif. 2012 Nov; 36(6):857-74. PMID: 22798638.
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  56. Litz BT, Salters-Pedneault K, Steenkamp MM, Hermos JA, Bryant RA, Otto MW, Hofmann SG. A randomized placebo-controlled trial of D-cycloserine and exposure therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder. J Psychiatr Res. 2012 Sep; 46(9):1184-90. PMID: 22694905.
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  57. Stein NR, Mills MA, Arditte K, Mendoza C, Borah AM, Resick PA, Litz BT. A scheme for categorizing traumatic military events. Behav Modif. 2012 Nov; 36(6):787-807. PMID: 22679239.
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  58. Baker DG, Nash WP, Litz BT, Geyer MA, Risbrough VB, Nievergelt CM, O'Connor DT, Larson GE, Schork NJ, Vasterling JJ, Hammer PS, Webb-Murphy JA. Predictors of risk and resilience for posttraumatic stress disorder among ground combat Marines: methods of the Marine Resiliency Study. Prev Chronic Dis. 2012; 9:E97. PMID: 22575082.
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  59. Stein NR, Dickstein BD, Schuster J, Litz BT, Resick PA. Trajectories of response to treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder. Behav Ther. 2012 Dec; 43(4):790-800. PMID: 23046781.
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  60. Suvak MK, Sege CT, Sloan DM, Shea MT, Yen S, Litz BT. Emotional processing in borderline personality disorder. Personal Disord. 2012 Jul; 3(3):273-82. PMID: 22449065.
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  61. Barnes JB, Dickstein BD, Maguen S, Neria Y, Litz BT. The distinctiveness of prolonged grief and posttraumatic stress disorder in adults bereaved by the attacks of September 11th. J Affect Disord. 2012 Feb; 136(3):366-9. PMID: 22154886.
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  62. Nickerson A, Aderka IM, Bryant RA, Litz BT, Hofmann SG. Accidental and intentional perpetration of serious injury or death: correlates and relationship to trauma exposure. J Trauma. 2011 Dec; 71(6):1821-8. PMID: 22027880.
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  63. Gray MJ, Schorr Y, Nash W, Lebowitz L, Amidon A, Lansing A, Maglione M, Lang AJ, Litz BT. Adaptive disclosure: an open trial of a novel exposure-based intervention for service members with combat-related psychological stress injuries. Behav Ther. 2012 Jun; 43(2):407-15. PMID: 22440075.
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  64. McNally RJ, Hatch JP, Cedillos EM, Luethcke CA, Baker MT, Peterson AL, Litz BT. Does the repressor coping style predict lower posttraumatic stress symptoms? Mil Med. 2011 Jul; 176(7):752-6. PMID: 22128715.
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  65. Stein NR, Schorr Y, Litz BT, King LA, King DW, Solomon Z, Horesh D. Development and validation of the coping with terror scale. Assessment. 2013 Oct; 20(5):597-609. PMID: 21676998.
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  66. Levy HC, Conoscenti LM, Tillery JF, Dickstein BD, Litz BT. Deployment stressors and outcomes among Air Force chaplains. J Trauma Stress. 2011 Jun; 24(3):342-6. PMID: 21567477.
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  67. Suvak MK, Litz BT, Sloan DM, Zanarini MC, Barrett LF, Hofmann SG. Emotional granularity and borderline personality disorder. J Abnorm Psychol. 2011 May; 120(2):414-26. PMID: 21171723.
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  68. McLean CP, Asnaani A, Litz BT, Hofmann SG. Gender differences in anxiety disorders: prevalence, course of illness, comorbidity and burden of illness. J Psychiatr Res. 2011 Aug; 45(8):1027-35. PMID: 21439576.
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  69. Johnson DC, Polusny MA, Erbes CR, King D, King L, Litz BT, Schnurr PP, Friedman M, Pietrzak RH, Southwick SM. Development and initial validation of the Response to Stressful Experiences Scale. Mil Med. 2011 Feb; 176(2):161-9. PMID: 21366078.
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  70. Tolin DF, Steenkamp MM, Marx BP, Litz BT. Detecting symptom exaggeration in combat veterans using the MMPI-2 symptom validity scales: a mixed group validation. Psychol Assess. 2010 Dec; 22(4):729-36. PMID: 21038968.
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  71. Sloan DM, Sege CT, McSweeney LB, Suvak MK, Shea MT, Litz BT. Development of a borderline personality disorder-relevant picture stimulus set. J Pers Disord. 2010 Oct; 24(5):664-75. PMID: 20958174.
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  72. Dickstein BD, McLean CP, Mintz J, Conoscenti LM, Steenkamp MM, Benson TA, Isler WC, Peterson AL, Litz BT. Unit cohesion and PTSD symptom severity in Air Force medical personnel. Mil Med. 2010 Jul; 175(7):482-6. PMID: 20684451.
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  73. Dickstein BD, Suvak M, Litz BT, Adler AB. Heterogeneity in the course of posttraumatic stress disorder: trajectories of symptomatology. J Trauma Stress. 2010 Jun; 23(3):331-9. PMID: 20564365.
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  74. Maguen S, Lucenko BA, Reger MA, Gahm GA, Litz BT, Seal KH, Knight SJ, Marmar CR. The impact of reported direct and indirect killing on mental health symptoms in Iraq war veterans. J Trauma Stress. 2010 Feb; 23(1):86-90. PMID: 20104592.
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  75. Maguen S, Metzler TJ, Litz BT, Seal KH, Knight SJ, Marmar CR. The impact of killing in war on mental health symptoms and related functioning. J Trauma Stress. 2009 Oct; 22(5):435-43. PMID: 19842160.
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  76. Somer E, Zrihan-Weitzman A, Fusé T, Parker H, Dickstein B, Maguen S, Litz BT. Israeli civilians under heavy bombardment: prediction of the severity of post-traumatic symptoms. Prehosp Disaster Med. 2009 Sep-Oct; 24(5):389-94. PMID: 20066639.
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  77. Prigerson HG, Horowitz MJ, Jacobs SC, Parkes CM, Aslan M, Goodkin K, Raphael B, Marwit SJ, Wortman C, Neimeyer RA, Bonanno G, Block SD, Kissane D, Boelen P, Maercker A, Litz BT, Johnson JG, First MB, Maciejewski PK. Prolonged grief disorder: Psychometric validation of criteria proposed for DSM-V and ICD-11. PLoS Med. 2009 Aug; 6(8):e1000121. PMID: 19652695.
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  78. Maguen S, Stalnaker M, McCaslin S, Litz BT. PTSD subclusters and functional impairment in Kosovo peacekeepers. Mil Med. 2009 Aug; 174(8):779-85. PMID: 19743730.
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  79. Litz BT, Stein N, Delaney E, Lebowitz L, Nash WP, Silva C, Maguen S. Moral injury and moral repair in war veterans: a preliminary model and intervention strategy. Clin Psychol Rev. 2009 Dec; 29(8):695-706. PMID: 19683376.
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  80. Somer E, Maguen S, Or-Chen K, Litz BT. Managing terror: differences between Jews and Arabs in Israel. Int J Psychol. 2009 Apr; 44(2):138-46. PMID: 22029455.
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  81. Salters-Pedneault K, Vine V, Mills MA, Park C, Litz BT. The Experience of Intrusions Scale: a preliminary examination. Anxiety Stress Coping. 2009 Jan; 22(1):27-37. PMID: 18937103.
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  82. Litz BT. Early intervention for trauma: where are we and where do we need to go? A commentary. J Trauma Stress. 2008 Dec; 21(6):503-6. PMID: 19107726.
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  83. Ruzek J, Walser RD, Naugle AE, Litz B, Mennin DS, Polusny MA, Ronell DM, Ruggiero KJ, Yehuda R, Scotti JR. Cognitive-behavioral psychology: implications for disaster and terrorism response. Prehosp Disaster Med. 2008 Sep-Oct; 23(5):397-410. PMID: 19189609.
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  84. Adler AB, Litz BT, Castro CA, Suvak M, Thomas JL, Burrell L, McGurk D, Wright KM, Bliese PD. A group randomized trial of critical incident stress debriefing provided to U.S. peacekeepers. J Trauma Stress. 2008 Jun; 21(3):253-63. PMID: 18553407.
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  85. Marx BP, Miller MW, Sloan DM, Litz BT, Kaloupek DG, Keane TM. Military-related PTSD, current disability policies, and malingering. Am J Public Health. 2008 May; 98(5):773-4; author reply 774-5. PMID: 18381982.
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  86. Suvak M, Maguen S, Litz BT, Silver RC, Holman EA. Indirect exposure to the September 11 terrorist attacks: does symptom structure resemble PTSD? J Trauma Stress. 2008 Feb; 21(1):30-9. PMID: 18302169.
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  87. Maguen S, Turcotte DM, Peterson AL, Dremsa TL, Garb HN, McNally RJ, Litz BT. Description of risk and resilience factors among military medical personnel before deployment to Iraq. Mil Med. 2008 Jan; 173(1):1-9. PMID: 18251325.
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  88. Maguen S, Papa A, Litz BT. Coping with the threat of terrorism: a review. Anxiety Stress Coping. 2008 Jan; 21(1):15-35. PMID: 18027122.
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  89. Litz BT, Engel CC, Bryant RA, Papa A. A randomized, controlled proof-of-concept trial of an Internet-based, therapist-assisted self-management treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder. Am J Psychiatry. 2007 Nov; 164(11):1676-83. PMID: 17974932.
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  90. Neria Y, Gross R, Litz B, Maguen S, Insel B, Seirmarco G, Rosenfeld H, Suh EJ, Kishon R, Cook J, Marshall RD. Prevalence and psychological correlates of complicated grief among bereaved adults 2.5-3.5 years after September 11th attacks. J Trauma Stress. 2007 Jun; 20(3):251-62. PMID: 17597124.
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  91. Bonanno GA, Neria Y, Mancini A, Coifman KG, Litz B, Insel B. Is there more to complicated grief than depression and posttraumatic stress disorder? A test of incremental validity. J Abnorm Psychol. 2007 May; 116(2):342-51. PMID: 17516766.
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  92. Maguen S, Litz BT. Predictors of barriers to mental health treatment for Kosovo and Bosnia peacekeepers: a preliminary report. Mil Med. 2006 May; 171(5):454-8. PMID: 16761899.
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  104. Neria Y, Litz BT. BEREAVEMENT BY TRAUMATIC MEANS: THE COMPLEX SYNERGY OF TRAUMA AND GRIEF. J Loss Trauma. 2004 Jan 01; 9(1):73-87. PMID: 23633929.
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  107. Hofmann SG, Litz BT, Weathers FW. Social anxiety, depression, and PTSD in Vietnam veterans. J Anxiety Disord. 2003; 17(5):573-82. PMID: 12941367.
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  108. Litz BT, Gray MJ. Emotional numbing in posttraumatic stress disorder: current and future research directions. Aust N Z J Psychiatry. 2002 Apr; 36(2):198-204. PMID: 11982540.
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  109. Ortiz RM, Noren DP, Litz B, Ortiz CL. A new perspective on adiposity in a naturally obese mammal. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2001 Dec; 281(6):E1347-51. PMID: 11701452.
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  110. Delizonna LL, Wincze JP, Litz BT, Brown TA, Barlow DH. A comparison of subjective and physiological measures of mechanically produced and erotically produced erections (or, is an erection an erection?). J Sex Marital Ther. 2001 Jan-Feb; 27(1):21-31. PMID: 11224951.
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  113. Ruef AM, Litz BT, Schlenger WE. Hispanic ethnicity and risk for combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder. Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol. 2000 Aug; 6(3):235-51. PMID: 10938633.
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  114. Fontana A, Litz B, Rosenheck R. Impact of combat and sexual harassment on the severity of posttraumatic stress disorder among men and women peacekeepers in Somalia. J Nerv Ment Dis. 2000 Mar; 188(3):163-9. PMID: 10749281.
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  115. Litz BT, Orsillo SM, Kaloupek D, Weathers F. Emotional processing in posttraumatic stress disorder. J Abnorm Psychol. 2000 Feb; 109(1):26-39. PMID: 10740933.
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  116. Orsillo SM, Roemer L, Litz BT, Ehlich P, Friedman MJ. Psychiatric symptomatology associated with contemporary peacekeeping: an examination of post-mission functioning among peacekeepers in Somalia. J Trauma Stress. 1998 Oct; 11(4):611-25. PMID: 9870217.
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  117. Roemer L, Litz BT, Orsillo SM, Ehlich PJ, Friedman MJ. Increases in retrospective accounts of war-zone exposure over time: the role of PTSD symptom severity. J Trauma Stress. 1998 Jul; 11(3):597-605. PMID: 9690197.
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  118. Roemer L, Orsillo SM, Borkovec TD, Litz BT. Emotional response at the time of a potentially traumatizing event and PTSD symptomatology: a preliminary retrospective analysis of the DSM-IV Criterion A-2. J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry. 1998 Jun; 29(2):123-30. PMID: 9762589.
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  119. Macklin ML, Metzger LJ, Litz BT, McNally RJ, Lasko NB, Orr SP, Pitman RK. Lower precombat intelligence is a risk factor for posttraumatic stress disorder. J Consult Clin Psychol. 1998 Apr; 66(2):323-6. PMID: 9583335.
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  120. Riggs DS, Byrne CA, Weathers FW, Litz BT. The quality of the intimate relationships of male Vietnam veterans: problems associated with posttraumatic stress disorder. J Trauma Stress. 1998 Jan; 11(1):87-101. PMID: 9479678.
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  121. Litz BT, King LA, King DW, Orsillo SM, Friedman MJ. Warriors as peacekeepers: features of the Somalia experience and PTSD. J Consult Clin Psychol. 1997 Dec; 65(6):1001-10. PMID: 9420361.
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  122. Roemer L, Litz BT, Orsillo SM. Consistency of traumatic memories. Am J Psychiatry. 1997 Nov; 154(11):1628; author reply 1629. PMID: 9356584.
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  123. Litz BT, Schlenger WE, Weathers FW, Caddell JM, Fairbank JA, LaVange LM. Predictors of emotional numbing in posttraumatic stress disorder. J Trauma Stress. 1997 Oct; 10(4):607-18. PMID: 9391944.
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  124. Kounios J, Litz B, Kaloupek D, Riggs D, Knight J, Weathers F, Anderson JE, Keane T. Electrophysiology of combat-related PTSD. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 1997 Jun 21; 821:504-7. PMID: 9238239.
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  125. Litz BT, Orsillo SM, Friedman M, Ehlich P, Batres A. Posttraumatic stress disorder associated with peacekeeping duty in Somalia for U.S. military personnel. Am J Psychiatry. 1997 Feb; 154(2):178-84. PMID: 9016265.
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  126. Litz BT, Weathers FW, Monaco V, Herman DS, Wulfsohn M, Marx B, Keane TM. Attention, arousal, and memory in posttraumatic stress disorder. J Trauma Stress. 1996 Jul; 9(3):497-519. PMID: 8827652.
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  127. Orsillo SM, Weathers FW, Litz BT, Steinberg HR, Huska JA, Keane TM. Current and lifetime psychiatric disorders among veterans with war zone-related posttraumatic stress disorder. J Nerv Ment Dis. 1996 May; 184(5):307-13. PMID: 8627277.
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  128. Weathers FW, Litz BT, Keane TM, Herman DS, Steinberg HR, Huska JA, Kraemer HC. The utility of the SCL-90-R for the diagnosis of war-zone related posttraumatic stress disorder. J Trauma Stress. 1996 Jan; 9(1):111-28. PMID: 8750455.
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  129. Roemer L, Molina S, Litz BT, Borkovec TD. Preliminary investigation of the role of previous exposure to potentially traumatizing events in generalized anxiety disorder. Depress Anxiety. 1996-1997; 4(3):134-8. PMID: 9166642.
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  130. Newman E, Orsillo SM, Herman DS, Niles BL, Litz BT. Clinical presentation of disorders of extreme stress in combat veterans. J Nerv Ment Dis. 1995 Oct; 183(10):628-32. PMID: 7561808.
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  132. Litz BT, Zeiss AM, Davies HD. Sexual concerns of male spouses of female Alzheimer's disease patients. Gerontologist. 1990 Feb; 30(1):113-6. PMID: 2311953.
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