Jennifer Schuster Wachen, PhD
Associate Professor
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

PhD, University of Connecticut
MA, University of Connecticut
BS, Boston College

Expertise and Interests:

-Evaluation of treatment interventions (e.g., Cognitive Processing Therapy) for PTSD and comorbid conditions in active duty military

-Risk and resilience factors for PTSD and posttraumatic growth

-The relationship between trauma and physical health

-Effects of trauma and PTSD on psychosocial functioning

Principal Investigator
VA Boston Healthcare System

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  1. Pruiksma KE, Taylor DJ, Wachen JS, Mintz J, Young-McCaughan S, Peterson AL, Yarvis JS, Borah EV, Dondanville KA, Litz BT, Hembree EA, Resick PA. Residual sleep disturbances following PTSD treatment in active duty military personnel. Psychol Trauma. 2016 Nov; 8(6):697-701.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27243567
  2. Dondanville KA, Blankenship AE, Molino A, Resick PA, Wachen JS, Mintz J, Yarvis JS, Litz BT, Borah EV, Roache JD, Young-McCaughan S, Hembree EA, Peterson AL. Qualitative examination of cognitive change during PTSD treatment for active duty service members. Behav Res Ther. 2016 Apr; 79:1-6.View Related Profiles. PMID: 26874683; DOI: 10.1016/j.brat.2016.01.003;
  3. Resick PA, Wachen JS, Mintz J, Young-McCaughan S, Roache JD, Borah AM, Borah EV, Dondanville KA, Hembree EA, Litz BT, Peterson AL. A randomized clinical trial of group cognitive processing therapy compared with group present-centered therapy for PTSD among active duty military personnel. J Consult Clin Psychol. 2015 Dec; 83(6):1058-68.View Related Profiles. PMID: 25939018; DOI: 10.1037/ccp0000016;
  4. Park CL, Wachen JS, Kaiser AP, Mager Stellman J. Cumulative trauma and midlife well-being in American women who served in Vietnam: effects of combat exposure and postdeployment social support. Anxiety Stress Coping. 2015; 28(2):144-61. PMID: 25115369; DOI: 10.1080/10615806.2014.944905;
  5. Wachen JS, Patidar SM, Mulligan EA, Naik AD, Moye J. Cancer-related PTSD symptoms in a veteran sample: association with age, combat PTSD, and quality of life. Psychooncology. 2014 Aug; 23(8):921-7.View Related Profiles. PMID: 24519893; PMCID: PMC4345351; DOI: 10.1002/pon.3494;
  6. Mulligan EA, Wachen JS, Naik AD, Gosian J, Moye J. Cancer as a Criterion A Traumatic Stressor for Veterans: Prevalence and Correlates. Psychol Trauma. 2014; 6(Suppl 1):S73-S81.View Related Profiles. PMID: 25741406; PMCID: PMC4346152; DOI: 10.1037/a0033721;
  7. Moye J, Wachen JS, Mulligan EA, Doherty K, Naik AD. Assessing multidimensional worry in cancer survivors. Psychooncology. 2014 Feb; 23(2):237-40.View Related Profiles. PMID: 24105759; PMCID: PMC4347919; DOI: 10.1002/pon.3381;
  8. Wachen JS, Shipherd JC, Suvak M, Vogt D, King LA, King DW. Posttraumatic stress symptomatology as a mediator of the relationship between warzone exposure and physical health symptoms in men and women. J Trauma Stress. 2013 Jun; 26(3):319-28.View Related Profiles. PMID: 23695839; DOI: 10.1002/jts.21818;
  9. Naik AD, Martin LA, Karel M, Wachen JS, Mulligan E, Gosian JS, Herman LI, Moye J. Cancer survivor rehabilitation and recovery: protocol for the Veterans Cancer Rehabilitation Study (Vet-CaRes). BMC Health Serv Res. 2013; 13:93.View Related Profiles. PMID: 23497430; PMCID: PMC3626766; DOI: 10.1186/1472-6963-13-93;
  10. Syme ML, Delaney E, Wachen JS, Gosian J, Moye J. Sexual self-esteem and psychosocial functioning in military veterans after cancer. J Psychosoc Oncol. 2013; 31(1):1-12.View Related Profiles. PMID: 23311968; PMCID: PMC4347922; DOI: 10.1080/07347332.2012.741096;

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