Linda J Metzger

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Event-related potentials to auditory stimuli in female Vietnam nurse veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder
    Linda J Metzger
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
    Psychophysiology 39:49-63. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint PTSD arousal and depression symptoms associated with increased right-sided parietal EEG asymmetry
    Linda J Metzger
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center Research Service, Manchester, NH 03104, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 113:324-9. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Subtle neurologic compromise as a vulnerability factor for combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder: results of a twin study
    Tamara V Gurvits
    Research Service, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Manchester, NH, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 63:571-6. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Event-related potentials to auditory stimuli in monozygotic twins discordant for combat: association with PTSD
    Linda J Metzger
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Manchester, New Hampshire 03104, USA
    Psychophysiology 46:172-8. 2009
  5. pmc Intensity dependence of auditory P2 in monozygotic twins discordant for Vietnam combat: associations with posttraumatic stress disorder
    Linda J Metzger
    Research Service, Department of Veterans Affairs VA Medical Center, Manchester, NH 03104, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 45:437-49. 2008
  6. pmc Basal and suppressed salivary cortisol in female Vietnam nurse veterans with and without PTSD
    Linda J Metzger
    Research Service, VA Medical Center, Research Service 151, Manchester, NH 03104, United States
    Psychiatry Res 161:330-5. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of beta blockade, PTSD diagnosis, and explicit threat on the extinction and retention of an aversively conditioned response
    Scott P Orr
    Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Research Service 151, 718 Smyth Road, Manchester, NH 03104, United States
    Biol Psychol 73:262-71. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Physiologic reactivity to startling tones in female Vietnam nurse veterans with PTSD
    Margaret A Carson
    Department of Nursing, Saint Anselm College, Manchester, NH 03102 1310, USA
    J Trauma Stress 20:657-66. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Performance on visuospatial copying tasks in individuals with chronic posttraumatic stress disorder
    Tamara V Gurvits
    VA Research Service, 718 Smyth Rd, Manchester, NH 03104, USA
    Psychiatry Res 112:263-8. 2002
  10. pmc Clarifying the origin of biological abnormalities in PTSD through the study of identical twins discordant for combat exposure
    Roger K Pitman
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Room 2616, Bldg 149, 13th St, Charlestown, MA 02129, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1071:242-54. 2006

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Event-related potentials to auditory stimuli in female Vietnam nurse veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder
    Linda J Metzger
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
    Psychophysiology 39:49-63. 2002
    ..Future research is needed to determine whether the opposite ERP abnormalities observed in this PTSD sample reflect gender-, trauma-, or sample-specific findings...
  2. ncbi request reprint PTSD arousal and depression symptoms associated with increased right-sided parietal EEG asymmetry
    Linda J Metzger
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center Research Service, Manchester, NH 03104, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 113:324-9. 2004
    ..These findings underscore the importance of isolating, both theoretically and statistically, emotional subcomponents in studies of regional brain activation...
  3. ncbi request reprint Subtle neurologic compromise as a vulnerability factor for combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder: results of a twin study
    Tamara V Gurvits
    Research Service, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Manchester, NH, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 63:571-6. 2006
    ..Previous studies have demonstrated subtle neurologic dysfunction in chronic posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) manifest as increased neurologic soft signs (NSSs). The origin of this dysfunction is undetermined...
  4. doi request reprint Event-related potentials to auditory stimuli in monozygotic twins discordant for combat: association with PTSD
    Linda J Metzger
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Manchester, New Hampshire 03104, USA
    Psychophysiology 46:172-8. 2009
    ..Results replicate increased N2 latency and diminished P3b amplitude in PTSD and suggest that diminished P3b amplitude is an acquired condition in PTSD...
  5. pmc Intensity dependence of auditory P2 in monozygotic twins discordant for Vietnam combat: associations with posttraumatic stress disorder
    Linda J Metzger
    Research Service, Department of Veterans Affairs VA Medical Center, Manchester, NH 03104, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 45:437-49. 2008
    ..Inspection of group means suggests that the observed increased P2 intensity dependence is a consequence of PTSD. Our findings further suggest that low serotonergic tone may emerge as one potential consequence of this disorder...
  6. pmc Basal and suppressed salivary cortisol in female Vietnam nurse veterans with and without PTSD
    Linda J Metzger
    Research Service, VA Medical Center, Research Service 151, Manchester, NH 03104, United States
    Psychiatry Res 161:330-5. 2008
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  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of beta blockade, PTSD diagnosis, and explicit threat on the extinction and retention of an aversively conditioned response
    Scott P Orr
    Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Research Service 151, 718 Smyth Road, Manchester, NH 03104, United States
    Biol Psychol 73:262-71. 2006
    ..This suggests that belief in the presence of a threat is necessary and sufficient for activating a previously established CR...
  8. ncbi request reprint Physiologic reactivity to startling tones in female Vietnam nurse veterans with PTSD
    Margaret A Carson
    Department of Nursing, Saint Anselm College, Manchester, NH 03102 1310, USA
    J Trauma Stress 20:657-66. 2007
    ..A larger HR response to loud tones is one of the most robust physiologic findings in PTSD and may reflect increased defensive responding...
  9. ncbi request reprint Performance on visuospatial copying tasks in individuals with chronic posttraumatic stress disorder
    Tamara V Gurvits
    VA Research Service, 718 Smyth Rd, Manchester, NH 03104, USA
    Psychiatry Res 112:263-8. 2002
    ..These findings are consistent with pre-trauma visual-spatial impairment as being among the risk factors for chronic PTSD...
  10. pmc Clarifying the origin of biological abnormalities in PTSD through the study of identical twins discordant for combat exposure
    Roger K Pitman
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Room 2616, Bldg 149, 13th St, Charlestown, MA 02129, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1071:242-54. 2006
    ..These results support the conclusion that the latter abnormalities represent antecedent, familial vulnerability factors for developing chronic PTSD upon exposure to a traumatic event...
  11. ncbi request reprint Physiologic responses to sudden, loud tones in monozygotic twins discordant for combat exposure: association with posttraumatic stress disorder
    Scott P Orr
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 60:283-8. 2003
    ..Studying identical twins discordant for traumatic exposure offers an opportunity to resolve these competing origins...
  12. ncbi request reprint Psychophysiology of post-traumatic stress disorder
    Scott P Orr
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, MA 02129, USA
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 25:271-93. 2002
    ..We hope that the broad range of psychophysiologic investigations and findings in PTSD will inspire others to consider possible applications of these methodologies to their own clinical and research endeavors...
  13. ncbi request reprint Regional cerebral blood flow in the amygdala and medial prefrontal cortex during traumatic imagery in male and female Vietnam veterans with PTSD
    Lisa M Shin
    Department of Psychology, Tufts University, Medford, MA 02155, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 61:168-76. 2004
    ..However, the functional relationship between these brain regions in PTSD has not been directly examined...