Rachel Kimerling

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Evaluation of universal screening for military-related sexual trauma
    Rachel Kimerling
    National Center for PTSD, Department of Veterans Affairs VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Menlo Park, CA 94131, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 59:635-40. 2008
  2. pmc Military-related sexual trauma among Veterans Health Administration patients returning from Afghanistan and Iraq
    Rachel Kimerling
    National Center for PTSD, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:1409-12. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Unemployment among women: examining the relationship of physical and psychological intimate partner violence and posttraumatic stress disorder
    Rachel Kimerling
    VA Palo Alto Health Care System, National Center for PTSD PTSD 334, 795 Willow Road, Menlo Park, Palo Alto, CA 94025, USA
    J Interpers Violence 24:450-63. 2009
  4. pmc The Veterans Health Administration and military sexual trauma
    Rachel Kimerling
    Veterans Administration Health Care System, Palo Alto, Calif, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:2160-6. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Military sexual trauma and patient perceptions of Veteran Health Administration health care quality
    Rachel Kimerling
    National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA
    Womens Health Issues 21:S145-51. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Lifetime interpersonal violence and self-reported chlamydia trachomatis diagnosis among California women
    Jennifer Alvarez
    VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA 94025, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:57-63. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Veterans Health Administration mental health treatment settings of patients who report military sexual trauma
    Courtney Valdez
    National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California 94025, USA
    J Trauma Dissociation 12:232-43. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology and consequences of women's revictimization
    Rachel Kimerling
    VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Womens Health Issues 17:101-6. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Prevalence and nature of criminal offending in a national sample of veterans in VA substance use treatment prior to the Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom conflicts
    Christopher M Weaver
    Palo Alto University, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    Psychol Serv 10:54-65. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Perceived barriers to care and provider gender preferences among veteran men who have experienced military sexual trauma: a qualitative analysis
    Jessica A Turchik
    National Center for PTSD, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California and Stanford University Medical School, USA
    Psychol Serv 10:213-22. 2013

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. doi request reprint Evaluation of universal screening for military-related sexual trauma
    Rachel Kimerling
    National Center for PTSD, Department of Veterans Affairs VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Menlo Park, CA 94131, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 59:635-40. 2008
    ..This prospective study, the first to evaluate national efforts to screen for military sexual trauma, investigated whether sexual trauma screening is associated with increased utilization of mental health services...
  2. pmc Military-related sexual trauma among Veterans Health Administration patients returning from Afghanistan and Iraq
    Rachel Kimerling
    National Center for PTSD, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:1409-12. 2010
    ..Sexual trauma is an important postdeployment mental health issue in this population...
  3. doi request reprint Unemployment among women: examining the relationship of physical and psychological intimate partner violence and posttraumatic stress disorder
    Rachel Kimerling
    VA Palo Alto Health Care System, National Center for PTSD PTSD 334, 795 Willow Road, Menlo Park, Palo Alto, CA 94025, USA
    J Interpers Violence 24:450-63. 2009
    ..22, 2.09) and psychological violence (AOR = 1.78; 95% CI = 1.36, 2.32), but not physical violence, were associated with unemployment. Implications for supported employment programs and workplace responses to IPV are discussed...
  4. pmc The Veterans Health Administration and military sexual trauma
    Rachel Kimerling
    Veterans Administration Health Care System, Palo Alto, Calif, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:2160-6. 2007
    ..We examined the utility of the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) universal screening program for military sexual violence...
  5. doi request reprint Military sexual trauma and patient perceptions of Veteran Health Administration health care quality
    Rachel Kimerling
    National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA
    Womens Health Issues 21:S145-51. 2011
    ..We examined the association of military sexual trauma (MST) with patient satisfaction with VHA outpatient care among men and women...
  6. doi request reprint Lifetime interpersonal violence and self-reported chlamydia trachomatis diagnosis among California women
    Jennifer Alvarez
    VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA 94025, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:57-63. 2009
    ..To examine the relationship between cumulative exposure to various types of interpersonal violence throughout the life span and self-reported history of Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) diagnosis in a population-based sample of California women...
  7. doi request reprint Veterans Health Administration mental health treatment settings of patients who report military sexual trauma
    Courtney Valdez
    National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California 94025, USA
    J Trauma Dissociation 12:232-43. 2011
    ..Tailored conceptualizations of trauma-informed care are proposed for settings that encounter MST patients, even if these settings do not directly focus on the treatment of traumatic stress...
  8. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology and consequences of women's revictimization
    Rachel Kimerling
    VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Womens Health Issues 17:101-6. 2007
    ..Revictimization is a methodologically distinct concept and is a potent risk factor for adult mental health problems. Prevention should target women exposed to both physical and sexual assault...
  9. doi request reprint Prevalence and nature of criminal offending in a national sample of veterans in VA substance use treatment prior to the Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom conflicts
    Christopher M Weaver
    Palo Alto University, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    Psychol Serv 10:54-65. 2013
    ..Screening for specific types of offending is informative and viable. Existing VA SUD treatment is a potentially underrecognized point of intervention for justice involvement among veterans...
  10. doi request reprint Perceived barriers to care and provider gender preferences among veteran men who have experienced military sexual trauma: a qualitative analysis
    Jessica A Turchik
    National Center for PTSD, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California and Stanford University Medical School, USA
    Psychol Serv 10:213-22. 2013
    ..Interventions to address potential barriers, such as outreach interventions and providing gender-specific psychoeducation, may increase access to care for male veterans who report MST...
  11. pmc Women's childhood and adult adverse experiences, mental health, and binge drinking: the California Women's Health Survey
    Christine Timko
    Center for Health Care Evaluation, Department of Veterans Affairs VA Health Care System, 795 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 3:15. 2008
    ..This study examined sociodemographic, physical and mental health, and adult and childhood adverse experiences associated with binge drinking in a representative sample of women in the State of California...
  12. ncbi request reprint Intimate partner violence and housing instability
    Joanne Pavao
    VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:143-6. 2007
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  13. pmc Development and validation of a brief self-report measure of trauma exposure: the Trauma History Screen
    Eve B Carlson
    Dissemination and Training Division, National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Psychol Assess 23:463-77. 2011
    ..The psychometric properties of the THS appear to be comparable or better than longer and more complex measures of trauma exposure...
  14. ncbi request reprint The relationship between child abuse and adult obesity among california women
    Jennifer Alvarez
    Center for Health Care Evaluation, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California, USA
    Am J Prev Med 33:28-33. 2007
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  15. pmc Medical care needs of returning veterans with PTSD: their other burden
    Susan M Frayne
    Center for Health Care Evaluation, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, 795 Willow Road 152 MPD, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:33-9. 2011
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  16. pmc Military sexual trauma among homeless veterans
    Joanne Pavao
    National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, 795 Willow Rd PTSD 324, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 28:S536-41. 2013
    ..Preliminary research suggests that MST may be associated with homelessness among female Veterans, although to date MST has not been examined in a national study of both female and male homeless Veterans...
  17. doi request reprint Seeking Safety treatment for male veterans with a substance use disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder symptomatology
    Matthew Tyler Boden
    Center for Health Care Evaluation, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Addiction 107:578-86. 2012
    ..To determine whether substituting Seeking Safety (SS), a manualized therapy for comorbid substance use disorders (SUD) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) for part of treatment-as-usual (TAU) improves substance use outcomes...
  18. doi request reprint The comparative effectiveness of cognitive processing therapy for male veterans treated in a VHA posttraumatic stress disorder residential rehabilitation program
    Jennifer Alvarez
    Department of Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 79:590-9. 2011
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  19. doi request reprint Estimating lost revenue from a free-care mandate in the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
    Mark W Smith
    Health Economics Resource Center, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, 795 Willow Rd 152 MPD, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 61:1150-2. 2010
    ..This study estimated the loss in outpatient copayment revenue for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) health care system from a mandate for free care related to military sexual trauma. s..
  20. ncbi request reprint Exposure to child abuse and risk for mental health problems in women
    Renee Schneider
    Center for Health Care Evaluation, VA Palo Alto Health Care Systeme, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Violence Vict 22:620-31. 2007
    ..Findings underscore relations between child emotional abuse and adult mental health problems and highlight the need for mental health services for survivors of multiple types of child abuse...
  21. pmc Psychiatric diagnoses and neurobehavioral symptom severity among OEF/OIF VA patients with deployment-related traumatic brain injury: a gender comparison
    Katherine M Iverson
    Women s Health Sciences Division of National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Boston, Massachusetts 02130, USA
    Womens Health Issues 21:S210-7. 2011
    ..This study investigated gender differences in psychiatric diagnoses and neurobehavioral symptom severity among OEF/OIF veterans with deployment-related TBI...
  22. doi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder, substance use disorders, and medical comorbidity among returning U.S. veterans
    Deborah Nazarian
    VA Advanced Fellowship Program in Mental Illness Research and Treatment, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    J Trauma Stress 25:220-5. 2012
    ..Overall, findings suggest that PTSD had a stronger association with medical comorbidity (in total and across various medical condition categories) than SUD among female and male OEF/OIF veterans...
  23. doi request reprint Organizational factors associated with screening for military sexual trauma
    Jenny K Hyun
    Office of Mental Health Services, Military Sexual Trauma Support Team, Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington, DC, USA
    Womens Health Issues 22:e209-15. 2012
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  24. ncbi request reprint Access to specialty mental health services among women in California
    Rachel Kimerling
    National Center for PTSD, Palo Alto Department of Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, 795 Willow Road, PTSD 334, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 56:729-34. 2005
    ..The Anderson behavioral model was used to investigate racial and ethnic disparities in access to specialty mental health services among women in California as well as factors that might account for such disparities...
  25. doi request reprint Stigma, help-seeking attitudes, and use of psychotherapy in veterans with diagnoses of posttraumatic stress disorder
    Craig S Rosen
    National Center for PTSD, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 199:879-85. 2011
    ..Future research should consider enabling treatment system factors in addition to predisposing patient characteristics...
  26. doi request reprint Utilization and intensity of outpatient care related to military sexual trauma for veterans from Afghanistan and Iraq
    Jessica A Turchik
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University Medical School, Stanford, CA, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 39:220-33. 2012
    ..These results have important treatment implications for both veteran and civilian sexual trauma survivors...
  27. pmc Brief report: Utility of a short screening scale for DSM-IV PTSD in primary care
    Rachel Kimerling
    VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA 94025, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:65-7. 2006
    ..To evaluate Breslau's 7-item screen for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) for use in primary care...
  28. ncbi request reprint Validation of a brief screen for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder with substance use disorder patients
    Rachel Kimerling
    National Center for PTSD, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, 795 Willow Road PTSD 334, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Addict Behav 31:2074-9. 2006
    ..Screening for PTSD in SUD treatment settings is time efficient and may increase the detection of previously unrecognized PTSD...
  29. ncbi request reprint An investigation of sex differences in nonpsychiatric morbidity associated with posttraumatic stress disorder
    Rachel Kimerling
    Clinical Laboratory and Education Division, National Center for PTSD, Palo Alto VA Health Care System, USA
    J Am Med Womens Assoc 59:43-7. 2004
    ..Analyses account for the roles of poverty and major depression, 2 factors strongly linked to both health status and PTSD...
  30. ncbi request reprint The assessment of trauma history in women with co-occurring substance abuse and mental disorders and a history of interpersonal violence
    Gregory J McHugo
    NH Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center, Lebanon, NH 03766, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 32:113-27. 2005
    ..Finally, recommendations are offered for improvements to the WCDVS version of the LSC-R for use in future research...