Matthew J Friedman

Summary

Affiliation: Dartmouth Medical School
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Randomized, double-blind comparison of sertraline and placebo for posttraumatic stress disorder in a Department of Veterans Affairs setting
    Matthew J Friedman
    Department of Veterans Affairs, National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:711-20. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder among military returnees from Afghanistan and Iraq
    Matthew J Friedman
    National Center for PTSD, VA Medical Center, 215 North Main St, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 163:586-93. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Toward a national PTSD brain bank
    Matthew J Friedman
    National Center for PTSD, VA Medical Center 116D, 215 North Main Street, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    Psychiatry 67:384-90. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Cognitive behavioral therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder in women: a randomized controlled trial
    Paula P Schnurr
    National Center for PTSD, VA Medical Center, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    JAMA 297:820-30. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Issues in the design of multisite clinical trials of psychotherapy: VA Cooperative Study No. 494 as an example
    Paula P Schnurr
    VA National Center for PTSD, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 26:626-36. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of trauma-focused group therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder: results from a department of veterans affairs cooperative study
    Paula P Schnurr
    Department of Veterans Affairs VA National Center for Posttraumatic Stres Disorder, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 60:481-9. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Veterans' mental health in the wake of war
    Matthew J Friedman
    National Center for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Department of Veterans Affairs, White River Junction, VT, USA
    N Engl J Med 352:1287-90. 2005
  8. pmc RESPECT-PTSD: re-engineering systems for the primary care treatment of PTSD, a randomized controlled trial
    Paula P Schnurr
    National Center for PTSD, VAMC, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 28:32-40. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Considering PTSD for DSM-5
    Matthew J Friedman
    National Center for PTSD, U S Department of Veterans Affairs, Vermont, USA
    Depress Anxiety 28:750-69. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Meta-analysis of the efficacy of treatments for posttraumatic stress disorder
    Bradley V Watts
    VAMC 11Q, 215 N Main St, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 74:e541-50. 2013

Detail Information

Publications39

  1. ncbi request reprint Randomized, double-blind comparison of sertraline and placebo for posttraumatic stress disorder in a Department of Veterans Affairs setting
    Matthew J Friedman
    Department of Veterans Affairs, National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:711-20. 2007
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of sertraline in the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in a Veterans Affairs (VA) clinic setting involving patients with predominantly combat-related PTSD...
  2. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder among military returnees from Afghanistan and Iraq
    Matthew J Friedman
    National Center for PTSD, VA Medical Center, 215 North Main St, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 163:586-93. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Toward a national PTSD brain bank
    Matthew J Friedman
    National Center for PTSD, VA Medical Center 116D, 215 North Main Street, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    Psychiatry 67:384-90. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Cognitive behavioral therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder in women: a randomized controlled trial
    Paula P Schnurr
    National Center for PTSD, VA Medical Center, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    JAMA 297:820-30. 2007
    ..Prior research suggests that cognitive behavioral therapy is a particularly effective treatment for PTSD...
  5. ncbi request reprint Issues in the design of multisite clinical trials of psychotherapy: VA Cooperative Study No. 494 as an example
    Paula P Schnurr
    VA National Center for PTSD, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 26:626-36. 2005
    ..Discussion includes issues encountered in multisite psychotherapy trials along with the rationale for our decisions about how we addressed these issues in CSP #494...
  6. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of trauma-focused group therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder: results from a department of veterans affairs cooperative study
    Paula P Schnurr
    Department of Veterans Affairs VA National Center for Posttraumatic Stres Disorder, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 60:481-9. 2003
    ..Department of Veterans Affairs Cooperative Study 420 is a randomized clinical trial of 2 methods of group psychotherapy for treating posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in male Vietnam veterans...
  7. ncbi request reprint Veterans' mental health in the wake of war
    Matthew J Friedman
    National Center for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Department of Veterans Affairs, White River Junction, VT, USA
    N Engl J Med 352:1287-90. 2005
  8. pmc RESPECT-PTSD: re-engineering systems for the primary care treatment of PTSD, a randomized controlled trial
    Paula P Schnurr
    National Center for PTSD, VAMC, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 28:32-40. 2013
    ..Although collaborative care is effective for treating depression and other mental disorders in primary care, there have been no randomized trials of collaborative care specifically for patients with Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)...
  9. doi request reprint Considering PTSD for DSM-5
    Matthew J Friedman
    National Center for PTSD, U S Department of Veterans Affairs, Vermont, USA
    Depress Anxiety 28:750-69. 2011
    ..The final sections of this review consider: (a) partial/subsyndromal PTSD; (b) disorders of extreme stress not otherwise specified (DESNOS)/complex PTSD; (c) cross- cultural factors; (d) developmental factors; and (e) subtypes of PTSD...
  10. doi request reprint Meta-analysis of the efficacy of treatments for posttraumatic stress disorder
    Bradley V Watts
    VAMC 11Q, 215 N Main St, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 74:e541-50. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the efficacy of all treatments for PTSD...
  11. doi request reprint Evaluation of a mentoring program for PTSD clinic managers in the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
    Craig S Rosen
    National Center for PTSD, Department of Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, 795 Willow Rd 334 PTSD, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 63:1047-50. 2012
    ..This evaluation study elicited feedback from participants in a novel program intended to help posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) clinical managers address organizational challenges in providing services and improving care...
  12. doi request reprint Prescribing trends in veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder
    Nancy C Bernardy
    National Center for PTSD, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, White River Junction, VT 05001, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 73:297-303. 2012
    ..The authors examined prescribing patterns for other medications to better understand the general context in which the changes in benzodiazepine prescribing have occurred in the VA...
  13. ncbi request reprint Every crisis is an opportunity
    Matthew J Friedman
    National Center for PTSD, White River Junction, VT, USA
    CNS Spectr 10:96-8. 2005
  14. ncbi request reprint Veterans with history of mild traumatic brain injury and posttraumatic stress disorder: challenges from provider perspective
    Nina A Sayer
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, VA Medical Center, One Veterans Drive 152 2E, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 46:703-16. 2009
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  15. pmc Gender differences in prescribing among veterans diagnosed with posttraumatic stress disorder
    Nancy C Bernardy
    National Center for PTSD, White River Junction VA Medical Center, 215 North Main, White River Junction, VT 05001, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 28:S542-8. 2013
    ..The authors examined prescribing frequencies over an 11-year period prior to the release of the new guideline to determine gender differences in pharmacotherapy treatment in veterans with PTSD...
  16. ncbi request reprint Fighting the psychological war on terrorism
    Matthew J Friedman
    National Center for PTSD, VAM and ROC, White River Junction, Vermont, and Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
    Psychiatry 67:123-36. 2004
  17. ncbi request reprint Adult sexual abuse is associated with elevated neurohormone levels among women with PTSD due to childhood sexual abuse
    Matthew J Friedman
    National Center for PTSD, VA Medical Center, White River Junction, VT and Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, NH, USA
    J Trauma Stress 20:611-7. 2007
    ..The results suggest that the psychobiological consequences of exposure to the same traumatic event may differ as a result of an interaction between age and the composite history of trauma exposure...
  18. ncbi request reprint Thyroid hormone alterations among women with posttraumatic stress disorder due to childhood sexual abuse
    Matthew J Friedman
    Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 57:1186-92. 2005
    ..This study is the first large scale investigation of thyroid function in women with PTSD...
  19. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology and prevention of combat-related post-traumatic stress in OEF/OIF/OND service members
    Barbara A Hermann
    National Center for PTSD, VA Medical Center 116D, 215 North Main Street, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    Mil Med 177:1-6. 2012
    ..Our findings indicate that while research into the prevalence and consequences of PTSD in the Iraq and Afghanistan cohort has been significant, relatively little is known about the effectiveness of approaches designed to prevent it...
  20. ncbi request reprint Managing acute stress response to major trauma
    Patricia J Watson
    National Center for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Veterans Affairs Regional Medical Center, 215 North Main Street, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 4:247-53. 2002
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  21. ncbi request reprint The Hawaii Vietnam Veterans Project: is minority status a risk factor for posttraumatic stress disorder?
    Matthew J Friedman
    National Center for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder 116D, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 215 North Main St, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 192:42-50. 2004
    ..Adjustment for age and war zone exposure did not eliminate most of these differences. These results indicate that minority status per se is not a risk factor for PTSD...
  22. doi request reprint Classification of trauma and stressor-related disorders in DSM-5
    Matthew J Friedman
    National Center for PTSD, US Department of Veteran Affairs, VA Medical Center, White River Junction, Vermont, USA
    Depress Anxiety 28:737-49. 2011
    ..Similar considerations are addressed with regard to AD and DD...
  23. doi request reprint Intimate partner violence and miscarriage: examination of the role of physical and psychological abuse and posttraumatic stress disorder
    Leslie A Morland
    National Center for PTSD, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    J Interpers Violence 23:652-69. 2008
    ..Prospective studies can confirm findings and determine underlying mechanisms. Routine screening for traumatic stress and PTSD may reduce rates of miscarriage...
  24. ncbi request reprint New findings on the neurobiology of posttraumatic stress disorder
    Matthew J Friedman
    National Center for PTSD, Department of Veterans Affairs, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    J Trauma Stress 20:653-5. 2007
  25. ncbi request reprint A cumulative meta-analysis of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors in pediatric depression: did unpublished studies influence the efficacy/safety debate?
    Amy E Wallace
    Veterans Health Administration, White River Junction, Vermont 05009, USA
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 16:37-58. 2006
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  26. ncbi request reprint Future pharmacotherapy for post-traumatic stress disorder: prevention and treatment
    Matthew J Friedman
    National Center for PTSD, VAM ROC 116D, 215 N Main Street, White River Junction, VT 05009 0001, USA
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 25:427-41. 2002
    ..Such an approach suggests that efforts be directed toward the development and testing of new classes of drugs designed to target the unique pathophysiology of PTSD...
  27. ncbi request reprint Research on posttraumatic stress disorder: epidemiology, pathophysiology, and assessment
    Paula P Schnurr
    VA National Center for PTSD and Dartmouth Medical School, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    J Clin Psychol 58:877-89. 2002
    ..The review is limited to information about PTSD in adults, although some of the material may generalize to child and adolescent populations...
  28. ncbi request reprint Acknowledging the psychiatric cost of war
    Matthew J Friedman
    N Engl J Med 351:75-7. 2004
  29. ncbi request reprint A mediational model of PTSD in World War II veterans exposed to mustard gas
    M Kay Jankowski
    New Hampshire Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center, Lebanon, NH 03766, USA
    J Trauma Stress 17:303-10. 2004
    ..These findings contribute to our understanding of PTSD in older veterans, and have relevance for early intervention services to prevent PTSD among those at risk for exposure to toxic agents...
  30. ncbi request reprint PTSD symptoms, life events, and unit cohesion in U.S. soldiers: baseline findings from the neurocognition deployment health study
    Kevin Brailey
    Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System and Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, USA
    J Trauma Stress 20:495-503. 2007
    ..These symptoms may serve as vulnerabilities that could potentially be activated by subsequent war-zone deployment. Higher predeployment unit cohesion levels appear to ameliorate such symptoms, potentially lessening future vulnerability...
  31. ncbi request reprint The Neurocognition Deployment Health Study: a prospective cohort study of Army Soldiers
    Jennifer J Vasterling
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Mil Med 171:253-60. 2006
    ..Findings should have the potential to delineate neuropsychological outcomes related to combat theater deployment and to identify potential risk and protective factors related to health outcomes...
  32. ncbi request reprint Cognitive processing therapy for veterans with military-related posttraumatic stress disorder
    Candice M Monson
    Veterans Affairs National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Women s Health Sciences Division, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 74:898-907. 2006
    ..This trial provides some of the most encouraging results of PTSD treatment for veterans with chronic PTSD and supports increased use of cognitive- behavioral treatments in this population...
  33. doi request reprint Five essential elements of immediate and mid-term mass trauma intervention: empirical evidence
    Stevan E Hobfoll
    Summa Kent State University, Center for the Treatment and Study of Traumatic Stress, Akron, OH 44310, USA
    Psychiatry 70:283-315; discussion 316-69. 2007
    ..These are promoting: 1) a sense of safety, 2) calming, 3) a sense of self- and community efficacy, 4) connectedness, and 5) hope...
  34. ncbi request reprint Does compensation status influence treatment participation and course of recovery from post-traumatic stress disorder?
    Charlene Laffaye
    VA HSR and D, 795 Willow Road 152 MPD, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Mil Med 172:1039-45. 2007
    ..Recommendations to strengthen future research in this area are provided, including using clear and consistent definitions of compensation status that differentiate compensation-seeking status from award status...
  35. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms, physical health, and health care utilization 50 years after repeated exposure to a toxic gas
    Julian D Ford
    Department of Psychiatry, MC1410, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, Connecticut 06030, USA
    J Trauma Stress 17:185-94. 2004
    ..Implications for researchers, mental health clinicians, and health care providers are discussed...
  36. ncbi request reprint A critical analysis of approaches to targeted PTSD prevention: current status and theoretically derived future directions
    Matthew T Feldner
    University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, USA
    Behav Modif 31:80-116. 2007
    ..Third, the authors consider how existing prevention programs target these mechanisms of action. Finally, the authors consider directions for future research in the area of targeted PTSD prevention...
  37. ncbi request reprint 60,000 disaster victims speak: Part II. Summary and implications of the disaster mental health research
    Fran H Norris
    Georgia State University, Atlanta, USA
    Psychiatry 65:240-60. 2002
    ..Altogether, the research demands that we think ecologically and design and test societal- and community-level interventions for the population at large and conserve scarce clinical resources for those most in need...
  38. ncbi request reprint 60,000 disaster victims speak: Part I. An empirical review of the empirical literature, 1981-2001
    Fran H Norris
    Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Psychiatry 65:207-39. 2002
    ..Among youth, family factors were primary. Implications of the research for clinical practice and community intervention are discussed in a companion article (Norris, Friedman, and Watson, this volume)...
  39. ncbi request reprint Cohesion, burnout, and past trauma in tri-service medical and support personnel
    Julia M Whealin
    National Center for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, VA Pacific Health Care System, 3375 Koapaka Street, Suite 1 560, Honolulu, HI 96819, USA
    Mil Med 172:266-72. 2007
    ..Results showed that history of trauma was correlated with poorer view of officers and higher levels on two components of burnout. We discuss how findings can apply to prevention and early intervention efforts...