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. Peterson AL, Young-McCaughan S, Roache JD, Mintz J, Litz BT, Williamson DE, Resick PA, Foa EB, McGeary DD, Dondanville KA, Taylor DJ, Wachen JS, Fox PT, Bryan CJ, McLean CP, Pruiksma KE, Yarvis JS, Niles BL, Abdallah CG, Averill LA, Back SE, Baker MT, Blount TH, Borah AM, Borah EV, Brock MS, Brown LA, Burg MM, Cigrang JA, DeBeer BB, DeVoe ER, Fina BA, Flanagan JC, Fredman SJ, Gardner CL, Gatchel RR, Goodie JL, Gueorguieva R, Higgs JB, Jacoby VM, Kelly KM, Krystal JH, Lapiz-Bluhm MD, López-Roca AL, Marx BP, Maurer DM, McDevitt-Murphy ME, McGeary CA, Meyer EC, Miles SR, Monson CM, Morilak DA, Moring JC, Mysliwiec V, Nicholson KL, Rauch SAM, Riggs DS, Rosen CS, Rudd MD, Schobitz RP, Schrader CC, Shinn AM, Shiroma PR, Sloan DM, Stern SL, Strong R, Vannoy SD, Young KA, Keane TM. STRONG STAR and the Consortium to Alleviate PTSD: Shaping the future of combat PTSD and related conditions in military and veteran populations. Contemp Clin Trials. 2021 Nov; 110:106583.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34600107
  2. Stanley IH, Marx BP, Keane TM, Anestis MD. Firearm Storage Practices Among Military Service Members With Suspected Traumatic Brain Injury. J Clin Psychiatry. 2021 Sep 14; 82(6).View Related Profiles. PMID: 34529900
  3. Marx BP, Fina BA, Sloan DM, Young-McCaughan S, Dondanville KA, Tyler HC, Blankenship AE, Schrader CC, Kaplan AM, Green VR, Bryan CJ, Hale WJ, Mintz J, Peterson AL. Written exposure therapy for posttraumatic stress symptoms and suicide risk: Design and methodology of a randomized controlled trial with patients on a military psychiatric inpatient unit. Contemp Clin Trials. 2021 Nov; 110:106564.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34496277
  4. Krystal JH, Chow B, Vessicchio J, Henrie AM, Neylan TC, Krystal AD, Marx BP, Xu K, Jindal RD, Davis LL, Schnurr PP, Stein MB, Thase ME, Ventura B, Huang GD, Shih MC. Design of the National Adaptive Trial for PTSD-related Insomnia (NAP Study), VA Cooperative Study Program (CSP) #2016. Contemp Clin Trials. 2021 10; 109:106540. PMID: 34416369
  5. Gorman KR, Kearns JC, Pantalone DW, Bovin MJ, Keane TM, Marx BP. The impact of deployment-related stressors on the development of PTSD and depression among sexual minority and heterosexual female veterans. Psychol Trauma. 2021 Aug 16.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34398629
  6. Kimbrel NA, Beckham JC, Calhoun PS, DeBeer BB, Keane TM, Lee DJ, Marx BP, Meyer EC, Morissette SB, Elbogen EB. Development and validation of the Durham Risk Score for estimating suicide attempt risk: A prospective cohort analysis. PLoS Med. 2021 08; 18(8):e1003713.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34351894; PMCID: PMC8341885; DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1003713;
  7. Livingston NA, Farmer SL, Mahoney CT, Marx BP, Keane TM. Longitudinal course of mental health symptoms among veterans with and without cannabis use disorder. Psychol Addict Behav. 2021 Aug 05.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34351175
  8. Kearns JC, Brown SL, Cero I, Gorman KR, Nock MK, Keane TM, Marx BP. Temporal sequences of suicidal and nonsuicidal self-injurious thoughts and behaviors among inpatient and community-residing military veterans. J Affect Disord. 2021 11 01; 294:430-440.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34320450
  9. 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
  10. 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 Oct; 33(10):987-997.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34180693
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