Brian P. Marx, PhD
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

PhD, University of Mississippi
BS, Boston University

Dr. Marx is a Professor of Psychiatry at Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine and staff psychologist at the National Center for PTSD, VA Boston Healthcare System. Dr. Marx graduated with Honors in Psychology from Boston University in 1989. He completed his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Mississippi in 1996. Dr. Marx is an expert in behavior therapy, PTSD assessment, and the effects of trauma. He serves on the editorial board of several scientific journals and has served as a grant reviewer for the National Institute of Mental Health, Department of Defense and Department of Veterans Affairs.

Dr. Marx's research interests include the association between PTSD and functional impairment, PTSD and memory, identifying risk factors for posttraumatic difficulties and developing brief, efficacious treatments for PTSD. Currently, his research is funded by the Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs.

VA Boston Healthcare System

Written Exposure Therapy for Suicide Prevention (WET-S): A Randomized Clinical Trial
09/30/2022 - 09/29/2026 (PI)
Department of Defense/Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity

Healing Heroes (HH)
01/21/2011 - 06/30/2015 (Subcontract PI)
Raytheon BBN Technologies DOD DARPA

New Approach to the Measurement of Suicide-Related Cognition
09/01/2013 - 08/31/2014 (Subcontract PI)
Boston VA Research Institute, Inc. Dept of Defense

Personnel Agreement for Research Services of Mark Lachowicz
06/01/2011 - 07/22/2013 (PI)
VA Boston Healthcare System

Personnel Agreement for Research Services of Mark Lachowicz
06/01/2011 - 09/30/2011 (PI)
Department of Veterans Administration

Distanced Analysis of Trauma Memories in PTSD

Automating Triage of Suicide Hotline Transcripts

Validation of the Clinician Administered PTSD Scale (CAPS-5) for DSM-5

CSP #591: Comparative Effectiveness Research in Veterans with PTSD (CERV-PTSD)

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  1. Kessler RC, Bauer MS, Bishop TM, Bossarte RM, Castro VM, Demler OV, Gildea SM, Goulet JL, King AJ, Kennedy CJ, Landes SJ, Liu H, Luedtke A, Mair P, Marx BP, Nock MK, Petukhova MV, Pigeon WR, Sampson NA, Smoller JW, Miller A, Haas G, Benware J, Bradley J, Owen RR, House S, Urosevic S, Weinstock LM. Evaluation of a Model to Target High-risk Psychiatric Inpatients for an Intensive Postdischarge Suicide Prevention Intervention. JAMA Psychiatry. 2023 Mar 01; 80(3):230-240. PMID: 36652267; PMCID: PMC9857842; DOI: 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2022.4634;
  2. Bossarte RM, Ahuja M, Martik M, Schinelli A, Webb TD, Marx BP. Reconsidering the Existing Paradigm for Suicide Prevention Among Older Adult Veterans and Other Americans. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2023 Feb 24. PMID: 36958980
  3. Bossarte RM, Ahuja M, Martik M, Schinelli A, Webb TD, Marx BP. Reconsidering the Existing Paradigm for Suicide Prevention Among Older Adult Veterans and Other Americans. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2023 Feb 24. PMID: 36958980
  4. Stanley IH, Marx BP, Fina BA, Young-McCaughan S, Tyler HC, Sloan DM, Blankenship AE, Dondanville KA, Walker JL, Boffa JW, Bryan CJ, Brown LA, Straud CL, Mintz J, Abdallah CG, Back SE, Blount TH, DeBeer BB, Flanagan J, Foa EB, Fox PT, Fredman SJ, Krystal J, McDevitt-Murphy ME, McGeary DD, Pruiksma KE, Resick PA, Roache JD, Shiroma P, Taylor DJ, Wachen JS, Kaplan AM, López-Roca AL, Nicholson KL, Schobitz RP, Schrader CC, Sharrieff AM, Yarvis JS, Litz BT, Keane TM, Peterson AL. Psychometric Properties of the Self-Injurious Thoughts and Behaviors Interview-Short Form Among U.S. Active Duty Military Service Members and Veterans. Assessment. 2023 Jan 16; 10731911221143979.View Related Profiles. PMID: 36644835
  5. Hahn CK, Kilimnik CD, Brady KT, Marx BP, Rothbaum BO, Saladin ME, Gilmore AK, Metts CL, Back SE. Early intervention using written exposure therapy for PTSD and AUD symptoms following sexual assault: Description of design and methodology. Contemp Clin Trials. 2023 Feb; 125:107002. PMID: 36436732; PMCID: PMC9989773; DOI: 10.1016/j.cct.2022.107002;
  6. Bovin MJ, Mahoney CT, Klein AB, Keane TM, Marx BP. Comparing the Prevalence of Probable DSM-IV and DSM-5 Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in a Sample of U.S. Military Veterans Using the PTSD Checklist. Assessment. 2022 Nov 16; 10731911221133483.View Related Profiles. PMID: 36382778
  7. Dolsen EA, Nishimi K, LeWinn KZ, Byers AL, Tripp P, Woodward E, Khan AJ, Marx BP, Borsari B, Jiha A, Neylan TC, O'Donovan A. Identifying correlates of suicide ideation during the COVID-19 pandemic: A cross-sectional analysis of 148 sociodemographic and pandemic-specific factors. J Psychiatr Res. 2022 Dec; 156:186-193. PMID: 36252348; PMCID: PMC9553642; DOI: 10.1016/j.jpsychires.2022.10.009;
  8. Nichter B, Na PJ, Stanley IH, Marx BP, Herzog S, Moynahan V, Hill ML, Norman SB, Pietrzak RH. Identifying factors associated with elevated suicidal intent among U.S. military veterans. J Psychiatr Res. 2022 Nov; 155:68-74. PMID: 35988305
  9. Naifeh JA, Capaldi VF, Chu C, King AJ, Koh KA, Marx BP, Montgomery AE, O'Brien RW, Sampson NA, Stanley IH, Tsai J, Vogt D, Ursano RJ, Stein MB, Kessler RC. Prospective Associations of Military Discharge Characterization with Post-active Duty Suicide Attempts and Homelessness: Results from the Study to Assess Risk and Resilience in Servicemembers-Longitudinal Study (STARRS-LS). Mil Med. 2022 Aug 09.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35943145
  10. Fonda JR, Crowe ML, Levin LK, Jagger-Rickels A, Marx BP, Milberg WP, McGlinchey RE, Fortier CB. Network analysis of mild traumatic brain injury, persistent neurobehavioral and psychiatric symptoms, and functional disability among recent-era United States veterans. J Trauma Stress. 2022 Oct; 35(5):1546-1558.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35932100
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2010 Department of Veterans Affairs, QUERI Program: Certificate of Appreciaiton
2007 Boston University: VA Boston Healthcare System Special Contribution Award
1989 Boston University: Cum Laude
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