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Tara Galovski, PhD

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionBoston University School of Medicine
DepartmentPsychiatry
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 Research Expertise & Professional Interests
Tara Galovski, PhD, Director of the Women’s Health Sciences Division of the National Center for PTSD at the VA Boston Healthcare System, has joined the faculty as associate professor of psychiatry.

Dr. Galovski is a researcher in the field of trauma recovery. She focuses on the development and testing of Cognitive Processing Therapy for survivors of interpersonal assault, combat, community violence and motor vehicle accidents suffering from Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). In her work with civilians, veterans and law enforcement, she has investigated the impact of gender differences, chronicity of trauma, type of trauma and the presence of comorbid psychiatric disorders on the development and maintenance of PTSD as well as the recovery from PTSD. Her research interests also include studying the presentation and expression of anger and health-related consequences of stress and anxiety.

Dr. Galovski received her undergraduate degree from University of Rochester and received her doctorate in clinical psychology from SUNY-Albany. Her residency was completed at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. She joined the faculty of the University of Missouri- St. Louis before coming to BUSM. She holds numerous roles on journal editorial boards and professional societies.

 Publications
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  1. Gutner CA, Galovski T, Bovin MJ, Schnurr PP. Emergence of Transdiagnostic Treatments for PTSD and Posttraumatic Distress. Curr Psychiatry Rep. 2016 Oct; 18(10):95. PMID: 27604362.
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  2. Galovski TE, Peterson ZD, Beagley MC, Strasshofer DR, Held P, Fletcher TD. Exposure to Violence During Ferguson Protests: Mental Health Effects for Law Enforcement and Community Members. J Trauma Stress. 2016 Aug; 29(4):283-92. PMID: 27254474.
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  3. Werner KB, Griffin MG, Galovski TE. Objective and subjective measurement of sleep disturbance in female trauma survivors with posttraumatic stress disorder. Psychiatry Res. 2016 06 30; 240:234-40. PMID: 27124208.
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  4. Farmer CC, Mitchell KS, Parker-Guilbert K, Galovski TE. Fidelity to the Cognitive Processing Therapy Protocol: Evaluation of Critical Elements. Behav Ther. 2017 Mar; 48(2):195-206. PMID: 28270330.
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  5. Galovski TE, Harik JM, Blain LM, Elwood L, Gloth C, Fletcher TD. Augmenting cognitive processing therapy to improve sleep impairment in PTSD: A randomized controlled trial. J Consult Clin Psychol. 2016 Feb; 84(2):167-77. PMID: 26689303.
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  6. McNeill SA, Galovski TE. Coping Styles Among Individuals with Severe Mental Illness and Comorbid PTSD. Community Ment Health J. 2015 Aug; 51(6):663-73. PMID: 26044653.
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  7. Mott JM, Galovski TE, Walsh RM, Elwood LS. Change in Trauma Narratives and Perceived Recall Ability over a Course of Cognitive Processing Therapy for PTSD. Traumatology (Tallahass Fla). 2015 Mar 01; 21(1):47-54. PMID: 26005396.
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  8. Galovski TE, Elwood LS, Blain LM, Resick PA. Changes in Anger in Relationship to Responsivity to PTSD Treatment. Psychol Trauma. 2014 Jan; 6(1):56-64. PMID: 25045416.
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  9. Galovski TE, Blain LM, Chappuis C, Fletcher T. Sex differences in recovery from PTSD in male and female interpersonal assault survivors. Behav Res Ther. 2013 Jun; 51(6):247-55. PMID: 23510841.
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  10. Galovski TE, Blain LM, Mott JM, Elwood L, Houle T. Manualized therapy for PTSD: flexing the structure of cognitive processing therapy. J Consult Clin Psychol. 2012 Dec; 80(6):968-81. PMID: 23106761.
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  11. Griffin MG, Resick PA, Galovski TE. Does physiologic response to loud tones change following cognitive-behavioral treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder? J Trauma Stress. 2012 Feb; 25(1):25-32. PMID: 22354505.
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  12. Blain LM, Galovski TE, Peterson ZD. Female sexual self-schema after interpersonal trauma: relationship to psychiatric and cognitive functioning in a clinical treatment-seeking sample. J Trauma Stress. 2011 Apr; 24(2):222-5. PMID: 21480384.
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  13. Elwood LS, Mott J, Lohr JM, Galovski TE. Secondary trauma symptoms in clinicians: a critical review of the construct, specificity, and implications for trauma-focused treatment. Clin Psychol Rev. 2011 Feb; 31(1):25-36. PMID: 21130934.
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  14. Galovski TE, Mott J, Young-Xu Y, Resick PA. Gender differences in the clinical presentation of PTSD and its concomitants in survivors of interpersonal assault. J Interpers Violence. 2011 Mar; 26(4):789-806. PMID: 20498379.
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  15. Galovski TE, Monson C, Bruce SE, Resick PA. Does cognitive-behavioral therapy for PTSD improve perceived health and sleep impairment? J Trauma Stress. 2009 Jun; 22(3):197-204. PMID: 19466746.
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  16. Resick PA, Galovski TE, O'Brien Uhlmansiek M, Scher CD, Clum GA, Young-Xu Y. A randomized clinical trial to dismantle components of cognitive processing therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder in female victims of interpersonal violence. J Consult Clin Psychol. 2008 Apr; 76(2):243-58. PMID: 18377121.
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  17. Blanchard EB, Hickling EJ, Malta LS, Freidenberg BM, Canna MA, Kuhn E, Sykes MA, Galovski TE. One- and two-year prospective follow-up of cognitive behavior therapy or supportive psychotherapy. Behav Res Ther. 2004 Jul; 42(7):745-59. PMID: 15149896.
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  18. Blanchard EB, Keefer L, Lackner JM, Galovski TE, Krasner S, Sykes MA. The role of childhood abuse in Axis I and Axis II psychiatric disorders and medical disorders of unknown origin among irritable bowel syndrome patients. J Psychosom Res. 2004 Apr; 56(4):431-6. PMID: 15094028.
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  19. Galovski TE, Blanchard EB, Malta LS, Freidenberg BM. The psychophsiology of aggressive drivers: comparison to non-aggressive drivers and pre- to post-treatment change following a cognitive-behavioural treatment. Behav Res Ther. 2003 Sep; 41(9):1055-67. PMID: 12914807.
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  20. Galovski TE. 9% of a US community sample had a DSM-IV personality disorder. Evid Based Ment Health. 2003 Feb; 6(1):9. PMID: 12588815.
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  21. Buckley TC, Galovski T, Blanchard EB, Hickling EJ. Is the emotional Stroop paradigm sensitive to malingering? A between-groups study with professional actors and actual trauma survivors. J Trauma Stress. 2003 Feb; 16(1):59-66. PMID: 12602653.
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  22. Blanchard EB, Hickling EJ, Devineni T, Veazey CH, Galovski TE, Mundy E, Malta LS, Buckley TC. A controlled evaluation of cognitive behavioural therapy for posttraumatic stress in motor vehicle accident survivors. Behav Res Ther. 2003 Jan; 41(1):79-96. PMID: 12488121.
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  23. Galovski TE, Blanchard EB. The effectiveness of a brief psychological intervention on court-referred and self-referred aggressive drivers. Behav Res Ther. 2002 Dec; 40(12):1385-402. PMID: 12457634.
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  24. Galovski T, Blanchard EB. Psychological characteristics of aggressive drivers with and without intermittent explosive disorder. Behav Res Ther. 2002 Oct; 40(10):1157-68. PMID: 12375724.
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  25. Galovski TE, Blanchard EB. Hypnotherapy and refractory irritable bowel syndrome: a single case study. Am J Clin Hypn. 2002 Jul; 45(1):31-7. PMID: 12116613.
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  26. Blanchard EB, Hickling EJ, Galovski T, Veazey C. Emergency room vital signs and PTSD in a treatment seeking sample of motor vehicle accident survivors. J Trauma Stress. 2002 Jun; 15(3):199-204. PMID: 12092911.
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  27. Galovski T, Blanchard EB, Veazey C. Intermittent explosive disorder and other psychiatric comorbidity among court-referred and self-referred aggressive drivers. Behav Res Ther. 2002 Jun; 40(6):641-51. PMID: 12051483.
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  28. Blanchard EB, Keefer L, Payne A, Turner SM, Galovski TE. Early abuse, psychiatric diagnoses and irritable bowel syndrome. Behav Res Ther. 2002 Mar; 40(3):289-98. PMID: 11863239.
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  29. Malta LS, Blanchard EB, Freidenberg BM, Galovski TE, Karl A, Holzapfel SR. Psychophysiological reactivity of aggressive drivers: an exploratory study. Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback. 2001 Jun; 26(2):95-116. PMID: 11480167.
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  30. Blanchard EB, Keefer L, Galovski TE, Taylor AE, Turner SM. Gender differences in psychological distress among patients with irritable bowel syndrome. J Psychosom Res. 2001 May; 50(5):271-5. PMID: 11399285.
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  31. Galovski TE, Blanchard EB. The treatment of irritable bowel syndrome with hypnotherapy. Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback. 1998 Dec; 23(4):219-32. PMID: 10457813.
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