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

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. Cole TA, Reuman L, Lee DJ, Shotwell Tabke C, Marx BP, Sloan DM. The effect of time since index trauma on trauma-related beliefs. Psychol Trauma. 2022 Jun 06.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35666937
  2. Chu C, Stanley IH, Marx BP, King AJ, Vogt D, Gildea SM, Hwang IH, Sampson NA, O'Brien R, Stein MB, Ursano RJ, Kessler RC. Associations of vulnerability to stressful life events with suicide attempts after active duty among high-risk soldiers: results from the Study to Assess Risk and Resilience in Servicemembers-longitudinal study (STARRS-LS). Psychol Med. 2022 May 27; 1-11.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35621161; PMCID: PMC9701247; DOI: 10.1017/S0033291722000915;
  3. Moshier SJ, Harper K, Keane TM, Marx BP. Using electronic medical record diagnostic codes to identify veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder. J Trauma Stress. 2022 Oct; 35(5):1445-1459.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35514012
  4. May CL, Wisco BE, Fox VA, Marx BP, Keane TM. Posttraumatic stress disorder-related anhedonia as a predictor of psychosocial functional impairment among United States veterans. J Trauma Stress. 2022 Oct; 35(5):1334-1342.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35405033; PMCID: PMC9790620; DOI: 10.1002/jts.22832;
  5. Lee DJ, Weathers FW, Thompson-Hollands J, Sloan DM, Marx BP. Concordance in PTSD symptom change between DSM-5 versions of the Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale (CAPS-5) and PTSD Checklist (PCL-5). Psychol Assess. 2022 Jun; 34(6):604-609.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35389681; PMCID: PMC9437843; DOI: 10.1037/pas0001130;
  6. Stanley IH, Marx BP, Nichter B, Pietrzak RH. Non-response to questions about suicide ideation and attempts among veterans: Results from the National Health and Resilience in Veterans Study. Suicide Life Threat Behav. 2022 Aug; 52(4):763-772.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35362636
  7. Crowe ML, Harper KL, Moshier SJ, Keane TM, Marx BP. Longitudinal PTSD network structure: measuring PTSD symptom networks over 5 years. Psychol Med. 2022 Mar 28; 1-8.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35343407
  8. Whitworth JW, Scioli ER, Keane TM, Marx BP. Physical inactivity, cigarette smoking, and psychiatric comorbidity among veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder. Health Psychol. 2022 Mar; 41(3):169-177.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35298209; DOI: 10.1037/hea0001174;
  9. Wisco BE, Nomamiukor FO, Marx BP, Krystal JH, Southwick SM, Pietrzak RH. Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in US Military Veterans: Results From the 2019-2020 National Health and Resilience in Veterans Study. J Clin Psychiatry. 2022 02 22; 83(2). PMID: 35192748
  10. Nishimi K, Borsari B, Marx BP, Tripp P, Woodward E, Rosen RC, Cohen BE, Maven D, Jiha A, Woolley JD, Neylan TC, O'Donovan A. Posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms associated with protective and risky behaviors for coronavirus disease 2019. Health Psychol. 2022 Feb; 41(2):104-114. PMID: 35238581; PMCID: PMC8932400; DOI: 10.1037/hea0001157;
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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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