JEAN BECKHAM

Summary

Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Magnitude and duration of cardiovascular responses to anger in Vietnam veterans with and without posttraumatic stress disorder
    Jean C Beckham
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center and Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, North Carolina, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 70:228-34. 2002
  2. doi request reprint Ad lib smoking in post-traumatic stress disorder: an electronic diary study
    Jean C Beckham
    Durham Veterans Administration Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:1149-57. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Immediate antecedents of cigarette smoking in smokers with and without posttraumatic stress disorder: a preliminary study
    Jean C Beckham
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 13:219-28. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking, ambulatory cardiovascular monitoring, and mood in Vietnam veterans with and without chronic posttraumatic stress disorder
    Jean C Beckham
    Duke University Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, Durham, NC, USA
    Addict Behav 29:1579-93. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Ambulatory monitoring and physical health report in Vietnam veterans with and without chronic posttraumatic stress disorder
    Jean C Beckham
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Trauma Stress 16:329-35. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Violence and hostility among families of Vietnam veterans with combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder
    D Michael Glenn
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Violence Vict 17:473-89. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Integrating smoking cessation into mental health care for post-traumatic stress disorder
    Miles McFall
    Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Clin Trials 4:178-89. 2007
  8. pmc The effects of cigarette smoking on script-driven imagery in smokers with and without posttraumatic stress disorder
    Jean C Beckham
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Addict Behav 32:2900-15. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Emotional reactivity to trauma stimuli and duration of past smoking cessation attempts in smokers with posttraumatic stress disorder
    Patrick S Calhoun
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 15:256-63. 2007
  10. pmc Self-mutilative behaviors in male veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder
    Matthew B Sacks
    San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, United States
    J Psychiatr Res 42:487-94. 2008

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications33

  1. ncbi request reprint Magnitude and duration of cardiovascular responses to anger in Vietnam veterans with and without posttraumatic stress disorder
    Jean C Beckham
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center and Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, North Carolina, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 70:228-34. 2002
    ..There was a significant relationship between covert hostility and anger response, during and after the anger task only in participants with PTSD...
  2. doi request reprint Ad lib smoking in post-traumatic stress disorder: an electronic diary study
    Jean C Beckham
    Durham Veterans Administration Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:1149-57. 2008
    ..These results are consistent with previous ambulatory findings regarding mood in smokers, and underscore that in smokers with PTSD, PTSD symptom variables as well as stress and anxiety are significantly associated with ad lib smoking...
  3. ncbi request reprint Immediate antecedents of cigarette smoking in smokers with and without posttraumatic stress disorder: a preliminary study
    Jean C Beckham
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 13:219-28. 2005
    ..These results are consistent with previous ambulatory findings regarding mood in smokers but also underscore that, in certain populations, mood and symptom variables may be significantly associated with ad lib smoking...
  4. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking, ambulatory cardiovascular monitoring, and mood in Vietnam veterans with and without chronic posttraumatic stress disorder
    Jean C Beckham
    Duke University Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, Durham, NC, USA
    Addict Behav 29:1579-93. 2004
    ..Findings suggest that the interrelationships among cardiovascular parameters, cigarette smoking, and PTSD deserve more research attention...
  5. ncbi request reprint Ambulatory monitoring and physical health report in Vietnam veterans with and without chronic posttraumatic stress disorder
    Jean C Beckham
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Trauma Stress 16:329-35. 2003
    ..Findings suggest that the interrelationships among ambulatory autonomic responses, PTSD, and physical health deserve more research attention...
  6. ncbi request reprint Violence and hostility among families of Vietnam veterans with combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder
    D Michael Glenn
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Violence Vict 17:473-89. 2002
    ..Findings are discussed in relation to prior work and directions for future research are addressed...
  7. ncbi request reprint Integrating smoking cessation into mental health care for post-traumatic stress disorder
    Miles McFall
    Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Clin Trials 4:178-89. 2007
    ..Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is associated with a high prevalence of smoking, heavy cigarette consumption and low cessation rates...
  8. pmc The effects of cigarette smoking on script-driven imagery in smokers with and without posttraumatic stress disorder
    Jean C Beckham
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Addict Behav 32:2900-15. 2007
    ..These results support that context and non-pharmacologic effects of smoking are important variables in smoking craving and mood, particularly in smokers with PTSD...
  9. ncbi request reprint Emotional reactivity to trauma stimuli and duration of past smoking cessation attempts in smokers with posttraumatic stress disorder
    Patrick S Calhoun
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 15:256-63. 2007
    ..Systematic replications including a prospective design are recommended...
  10. pmc Self-mutilative behaviors in male veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder
    Matthew B Sacks
    San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, United States
    J Psychiatr Res 42:487-94. 2008
    ..These findings are discussed in the context of research and treatment involving male veterans with PTSD who engage in SMB...
  11. ncbi request reprint Baroreceptor sensitivity at rest and during stress in women with posttraumatic stress disorder or major depressive disorder
    Joel W Hughes
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    J Trauma Stress 20:667-76. 2007
    ..Taken together, these findings suggest that PTSD is associated with reduced parasympathetic nervous system functioning...
  12. ncbi request reprint Post-traumatic stress disorder and smoking: a systematic review
    Steven S Fu
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:1071-84. 2007
    ..Intervention studies that test behavioral and pharmacological interventions designed specifically for use in patients with PTSD are needed to reduce morbidity and mortality in this population...
  13. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder and smoking relapse: A theoretical model
    Jessica W Cook
    Puget Sound Heath Care System Seattle Division, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, University of Washington, and Veterans Affairs VISN 20 Mental Illness Research Education and Clinical Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Trauma Stress 20:989-98. 2007
    ..Treatment implications as well as methodological advances that may be relevant to examining the proposed relapse model are discussed...
  14. pmc Association between trauma exposure and smoking in a population-based sample of young adults
    Miguel E Roberts
    Duke University Medical Center Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Adolesc Health 42:266-74. 2008
    ..Contrary to current smoking trends in the general population, recent findings indicate continued high smoking rates in trauma-exposed samples...
  15. doi request reprint Assessing risk of violent behavior among veterans with severe mental illness
    Eric B Elbogen
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Trauma Stress 21:113-7. 2008
    ..g., homelessness) and veterans without SMI (e.g., PTSD)...
  16. pmc Factorial invariance of posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms across three veteran samples
    Scott D McDonald
    VA Mid Atlantic Region Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center MIRECC, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    J Trauma Stress 21:309-17. 2008
    ..Results supported factor invariance across the three veteran cohorts, suggesting that cross-group comparisons are interpretable. Implications and applications for DSM-IV nosology and the validity of symptom measures are discussed...
  17. ncbi request reprint Validity of the Personality Assessment Inventory Aggression scales and Violence Potential index in veterans with PTSD
    Eric F Crawford
    Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Pers Assess 88:90-8. 2007
    ..The VPI, however, added no unique explanatory power over the AGG composite scale...
  18. ncbi request reprint MMPI-2 profiles of Gulf and Vietnam combat veterans with chronic posttraumatic stress disorder
    D Michael Glenn
    University of North Carolina, John Umstead Hospital, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, NC 27705, USA
    J Clin Psychol 58:371-81. 2002
    ..Potential advantages of incorporating descriptive approaches versus parametric methods when examining profile data are also presented...
  19. ncbi request reprint Medical service utilization by veterans seeking help for posttraumatic stress disorder
    Patrick S Calhoun
    Health Services Research 152, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 508 Fulton Street, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 159:2081-6. 2002
    ..This study compared the health service use of veterans with PTSD to that of help-seeking veterans without PTSD. The relationship between severity of PTSD and service utilization was also examined...
  20. ncbi request reprint A cluster analysis of symptom patterns and adjustment in Vietnam combat veterans with chronic posttraumatic stress disorder
    Suzanne E Mazzeo
    Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond 23284, USA
    J Clin Psychol 58:1555-71. 2002
    ..Clinicians can consider this heterogeneity in their treatment decisions...
  21. ncbi request reprint The Infrequency-Posttraumatic Stress Disorder scale (Fptsd) for the MMPI-2: development and initial validation with veterans presenting with combat-related PTSD
    Jon D Elhai
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina and Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Charleston, South Carolina 29401, USA
    J Pers Assess 79:531-49. 2002
    ..Clinical implications are discussed concerning the use of Fptsd to assess disability-seeking veterans suspected of overreporting PTSD symptoms...
  22. ncbi request reprint Three- to four-year follow-up to an open trial of nefazodone for combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder
    Michael A Hertzberg
    Duke University Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Ann Clin Psychiatry 14:215-21. 2002
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  23. ncbi request reprint Caregiver burden and psychological distress in partners of veterans with chronic posttraumatic stress disorder
    Patrick S Calhoun
    Health Services Research, VA Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    J Trauma Stress 15:205-12. 2002
    ..Caregiver burden was strongly related to spouse psychological adjustment...
  24. ncbi request reprint The effects of trauma recall on smoking topography in posttraumatic stress disorder and non-posttraumatic stress disorder trauma survivors
    F Joseph McClernon
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Addict Behav 30:247-57. 2005
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  25. ncbi request reprint Partners' ratings of combat veterans' anger
    Patrick S Calhoun
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Trauma Stress 15:133-6. 2002
    ..There was moderate agreement between veterans and their partners on reports of anger and little evidence to suggest that PTSD diagnosis affected the convergence between partner and veteran scores...
  26. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder is associated with attenuated baroreceptor sensitivity among female, but not male, smokers
    Joel W Hughes
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University P O Box 5190, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    Biol Psychol 71:296-302. 2006
    ..We hypothesized that individuals with PTSD would exhibit lower BRS than those without PTSD...
  27. ncbi request reprint A psychometric evaluation of the Fagerström Test for Nicotine Dependence in PTSD smokers
    Todd C Buckley
    National Center for PTSD, VA Boston Healthcare System, MA 02131 4817, USA
    Addict Behav 30:1029-33. 2005
    ..In total, the results revealed that the FTND performs as well--from a psychometric perspective--with psychiatric smokers, as it does with nonpsychiatric smokers...
  28. ncbi request reprint Lifetime trauma exposure in veterans with military-related posttraumatic stress disorder: association with current symptomatology
    Carolina P Clancy
    Durham Veterans Affairs, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:1346-53. 2006
    ..Further, we investigated whether trauma exposure before military service was mediated or moderated by military trauma in its effects on current PTSD and adjustment...
  29. ncbi request reprint Objective evidence of sleep disturbance in women with posttraumatic stress disorder
    Patrick S Calhoun
    VA Mid Atlantic Region Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center MIRECC, VA Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham VAMC, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    J Trauma Stress 20:1009-18. 2007
    ..Disturbed sleep may have important implications for the health and well-being of individuals with PTSD...
  30. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder, hostility, and health in women: a review of current research
    Jean C Beckham
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Ann Behav Med 24:219-28. 2002
    ..Although the current literature suggests that hostility and PTSD are related to health in women, more rigorous, focused research is lacking. A number of suggestions for future research are provided...
  31. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in immediate antecedents of ad lib cigarette smoking in smokers with and without posttraumatic stress disorder: a preliminary report
    Michelle F Dennis
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 39:479-85. 2007
    ..These results are consistent with previous studies documenting gender differences in smoking behavior, and underscore the importance of examining gender differences in psychiatric samples...
  32. ncbi request reprint Preliminary findings from a clinical demonstration project for veterans returning from Iraq or Afghanistan
    Jean C Beckham
    Durham Veterans Administration Medical Center, 508 Fulton Street, 116B, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Mil Med 173:448-51. 2008
    ..At 2 months follow-up, 38% of participants self-reported maintained smoking abstinence. Results suggested that the intervention was feasible and assisted the small number of veterans who participated...
  33. ncbi request reprint A placebo-controlled trial of bupropion SR in the treatment of chronic posttraumatic stress disorder
    Mary E Becker
    Durham VA Medical Center, NC 27705, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 27:193-7. 2007
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Research Grants19

  1. Hostility, PTSD and Physical Health Risk Factors
    Jean C Beckham; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This study will provide important information on the development of cardiovascular and metabolic disease biomarkers in younger individuals with PTSD. ..
  2. Smoking & Anxiety In Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
    Jean C Beckham; Fiscal Year: 2010
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  3. Smoking & Anxiety In Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
    JEAN BECKHAM; Fiscal Year: 2009
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  4. The Effect of Smoking on Startle & PPI in PTSD
    JEAN BECKHAM; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This ultimate goal of this line of research is to inform the development of smoking cessation strategies in PTSD smokers by identifying mechanisms of smoking that may be present in smokers with PTSD. ..
  5. Optimal Smoking Cessation Treatment in PTSD
    JEAN BECKHAM; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In summary, this award would provide critical support for the candidate's career development, mentoring, and ongoing and new patient-oriented research on an understudied, relatively common, and severe co-morbid problem. ..
  6. Smoking & Anxiety In Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
    JEAN BECKHAM; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  7. Smoking & Anxiety In Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
    JEAN BECKHAM; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Finally, by evaluating possible mechanisms that may be specific to or amplified in a psychiatric patient sample, we should gain a more complete understanding of the relationship between psychopathology and smoking behavior. ..
  8. Hostility, PTSD & Physical Health Risk Factors in Women
    JEAN BECKHAM; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The proposed study will important information regarding the relationship between hostility, other risk factors (e.g., poor health habits) and health in a relatively understudied sample. ..
  9. SMOKING AND ANXIETY IN POSTTRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER
    JEAN BECKHAM; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The ultimate goal of this research is to identify risk factors in subgroups of smokers who are at risk for increased smoking and difficulty in smoking cessation that could lead to important prevention and intervention efforts. ..
  10. Hostility, PTSD and Physical Health Risk Factors
    Jean C Beckham; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This study will provide important information on the development of cardiovascular and metabolic disease biomarkers in younger individuals with PTSD. ..