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

PhD, University of Mississippi

Dr. Marx is a Professor of Psychiatry at Boston University 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

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

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. Marx BP, Schnurr PP, Friedman MJ. Improving the Assessment of COVID-19-Associated Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. JAMA Psychiatry. 2021 07 01; 78(7):795. PMID: 34076692
  2. Stanley IH, Hom MA, Christensen K, Keane TM, Marx BP, Björgvinsson T. Psychometric properties of the Depressive Symptom Index-Suicidality Subscale (DSI-SS) in an adult psychiatric sample. Psychol Assess. 2021 Jun 28.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34180693
  3. Lee DJ, Marx BP, Thompson-Hollands J, Gallagher MW, Resick PA, Sloan DM. The temporal sequence of change in PTSD symptoms and hypothesized mediators in Cognitive Processing Therapy and Written Exposure Therapy for PTSD. Behav Res Ther. 2021 Jun 24; 144:103918.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34198230
  4. Harper KL, Ellickson-Larew S, Bovin MJ, Keane TM, Marx BP. Discrepancies between electronic records and clinical interview diagnosis of PTSD: Differences in mental health care utilization. Psychol Serv. 2021 Jun 03.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34081524; DOI: 10.1037/ser0000560;
  5. Harper KL, Thompson-Hollands J, Keane TM, Marx BP. Mental health treatment utilization and relationship functioning among male and female OEF/OIF veterans. Psychol Serv. 2021 Jun 03.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34081522
  6. Lee DJ, Kearns JC, Stanley IH, Spitzer EG, Woodward B, Keane TM, Marx BP. A Comparison of Dimensional and Categorical Approaches to Characterizing the Association Between Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Future Suicide Attempts. J Trauma Stress. 2021 May 21.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34019313
  7. Livingston NA, Farmer SL, Mahoney CT, Marx BP, Keane TM. The role of PTSD symptom clusters and criterion in predicting future high-risk drug and alcohol use among returning veteran men and women. Psychol Serv. 2021 Apr 12.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33844563
  8. Sloan DM, Marx BP, Acierno R, Messina M, Cole TA. Comparing written exposure therapy to Prolonged Exposure for the treatment of PTSD in a veteran sample: A non-inferiority randomized design. Contemp Clin Trials Commun. 2021 Jun; 22:100764.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33937580; PMCID: PMC8079278; DOI: 10.1016/j.conctc.2021.100764;
  9. Jackson CE, Ciarleglio MM, Aslan M, Marx BP, Ko J, Concato J, Proctor SP, Vasterling JJ. Associations Among Increases in Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms, Neurocognitive Performance, and Long-Term Functional Outcomes in U.S. Iraq War Veterans. J Trauma Stress. 2021 Jun; 34(3):628-640.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33650202
  10. Livingston NA, Lee DJ, Mahoney CT, Farmer SL, Cole T, Marx BP, Keane TM. Longitudinal assessment of PTSD and illicit drug use among male and female OEF-OIF veterans. Addict Behav. 2021 07; 118:106870.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33667852
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