Ariel J Lang

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Direct and indirect links between childhood maltreatment, posttraumatic stress disorder, and women's health
    Ariel J Lang
    The University of California San Diego UCSD, San Diego, CA 92108, USA
    Behav Med 33:125-35. 2008
  2. pmc Effects of co-occurring depression on treatment for anxiety disorders: analysis of outcomes from a large primary care effectiveness trial
    Laura Campbell-Sills
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 73:1509-16. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Mental health and satisfaction with primary health care in female patients
    Ariel J Lang
    VA San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, California University of California San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
    Womens Health Issues 15:73-9. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Relationships among childhood maltreatment, PTSD, and health in female veterans in primary care
    Ariel J Lang
    VA San Diego Healthcare System, 8810 Rio San Diego Drive MC116A4Z, San Diego, CA 92108, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 30:1281-92. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint The impact of individual forms of childhood maltreatment on health behavior
    Carie S Rodgers
    VA San Diego Healthcare System, Psychology Service, San Diego, CA 92108, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 28:575-86. 2004
  6. pmc Validation of a brief measure of anxiety-related severity and impairment: the Overall Anxiety Severity and Impairment Scale (OASIS)
    Laura Campbell-Sills
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0603, USA
    J Affect Disord 112:92-101. 2009
  7. pmc Synthesis of the psychometric properties of the PTSD checklist (PCL) military, civilian, and specific versions
    Kendall C Wilkins
    San Diego State University University of California San Diego, Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, San Diego, California, USA
    Depress Anxiety 28:596-606. 2011
  8. pmc Abbreviated PTSD Checklist (PCL) as a guide to clinical response
    Ariel J Lang
    Center of Excellence for Stress and Mental Health, VA San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, CA, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 34:332-8. 2012
  9. pmc A pilot study of seeking safety therapy with OEF/OIF veterans
    Sonya B Norman
    VA San Diego Healthcare System VASDHS, San Diego, CA 92108, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 42:83-7. 2010
  10. doi request reprint An evaluation of the psychometric properties of the traumatic events questionnaire in primary care patients
    Eric F Crawford
    VA San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, CA, USA
    J Trauma Stress 21:109-12. 2008

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Publications35

  1. pmc Direct and indirect links between childhood maltreatment, posttraumatic stress disorder, and women's health
    Ariel J Lang
    The University of California San Diego UCSD, San Diego, CA 92108, USA
    Behav Med 33:125-35. 2008
    ..These findings should strengthen efforts directed at identifying and treating PTSD in female victims of childhood maltreatment with the aim of preventing or attenuating poor health outcomes...
  2. pmc Effects of co-occurring depression on treatment for anxiety disorders: analysis of outcomes from a large primary care effectiveness trial
    Laura Campbell-Sills
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 73:1509-16. 2012
    ..The current study evaluated prescriptive and prognostic effects of depression on anxiety treatment outcomes in a large primary care sample...
  3. ncbi request reprint Mental health and satisfaction with primary health care in female patients
    Ariel J Lang
    VA San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, California University of California San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
    Womens Health Issues 15:73-9. 2005
    ..This study examined whether consideration of specific mental health factors, including posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), can improve our understanding of patient satisfaction in primary care settings...
  4. ncbi request reprint Relationships among childhood maltreatment, PTSD, and health in female veterans in primary care
    Ariel J Lang
    VA San Diego Healthcare System, 8810 Rio San Diego Drive MC116A4Z, San Diego, CA 92108, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 30:1281-92. 2006
    ..This study examined whether current post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms mediate the relationship between CM and indicators of physical health and medical utilization in female veterans...
  5. ncbi request reprint The impact of individual forms of childhood maltreatment on health behavior
    Carie S Rodgers
    VA San Diego Healthcare System, Psychology Service, San Diego, CA 92108, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 28:575-86. 2004
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  6. pmc Validation of a brief measure of anxiety-related severity and impairment: the Overall Anxiety Severity and Impairment Scale (OASIS)
    Laura Campbell-Sills
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0603, USA
    J Affect Disord 112:92-101. 2009
    ..A prior investigation with a nonclinical sample supported the reliability and validity of the OASIS; however, to date it has not been validated for use in clinical samples...
  7. pmc Synthesis of the psychometric properties of the PTSD checklist (PCL) military, civilian, and specific versions
    Kendall C Wilkins
    San Diego State University University of California San Diego, Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, San Diego, California, USA
    Depress Anxiety 28:596-606. 2011
    ..g., may overestimate PTSD prevalence) will help clinicians and researchers make educated decisions regarding the appropriate use of this measure in their particular setting...
  8. pmc Abbreviated PTSD Checklist (PCL) as a guide to clinical response
    Ariel J Lang
    Center of Excellence for Stress and Mental Health, VA San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, CA, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 34:332-8. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate two abbreviated versions of the PTSD Checklist (PCL), a self-report measure of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms, as an index of change related to treatment...
  9. pmc A pilot study of seeking safety therapy with OEF/OIF veterans
    Sonya B Norman
    VA San Diego Healthcare System VASDHS, San Diego, CA 92108, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 42:83-7. 2010
    ..Issues particular to veterans include reintegration to civilian life and supporting their connection with other veterans...
  10. doi request reprint An evaluation of the psychometric properties of the traumatic events questionnaire in primary care patients
    Eric F Crawford
    VA San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, CA, USA
    J Trauma Stress 21:109-12. 2008
    ..Trauma intensity also proved to be a powerful predictor of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) diagnostic status. Results support the TEQ as a measure of traumatic exposure in primary care populations...
  11. ncbi request reprint Associations between maternal childhood maltreatment and psychopathology and aggression during pregnancy and postpartum
    Ariel J Lang
    University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 30:17-25. 2006
    ..This study examines the association between maternal childhood maltreatment and psychopathology and aggression in intimate relationships during pregnancy and the postpartum period...
  12. ncbi request reprint Sensitivity and specificity of the PTSD checklist in detecting PTSD in female veterans in primary care
    Ariel J Lang
    Psychology Service, VA San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, California, USA
    J Trauma Stress 16:257-64. 2003
    ..The results provide qualified support for the use of the PCL-C total score with a lowered cutoff score as a screening measure for PTSD in female veterans in primary care...
  13. doi request reprint The impact of maternal childhood abuse on parenting and infant temperament
    Ariel J Lang
    University of California San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
    J Child Adolesc Psychiatr Nurs 23:100-10. 2010
    ..Maternal depression was associated with infant temperament and attitudes about parenting. These findings suggest that maternal history of childhood abuse and psychopathology are important determinants of parenting and infant temperament...
  14. ncbi request reprint Mental health treatment preferences of older and younger primary care patients
    Julie Loebach Wetherell
    University of California, San Diego, USA
    Int J Psychiatry Med 34:219-33. 2004
    ..To compare mental health treatment history and preferences in older and younger primary care patients...
  15. ncbi request reprint Sexual trauma and pregnancy: a conceptual framework
    Carie S Rodgers
    VA San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, California 92108, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 12:961-70. 2003
    ..We suggest future directions for this area of research and discuss the clinical implications of this association, including the development of prenatal intervention and prevention programs...
  16. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of a brief mental health intervention for primary care patients
    Ariel J Lang
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 74:1173-9. 2006
    ..The treatment was well accepted by patients. This study provides good preliminary evidence for the effectiveness of this intervention...
  17. pmc A consideration of select pre-trauma factors as key vulnerabilities in PTSD
    Jessica Bomyea
    San Diego State University University of California, San Diego, Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Clin Psychol Rev 32:630-41. 2012
    ..For each factor, the present review summarizes evidence to date regarding PTSD vulnerability and highlights directions for future research in this area...
  18. doi request reprint Spiritual wellbeing mediates PTSD change in veterans with military-related PTSD
    Jill E Bormann
    Center of Excellence for Stress and Mental Health CESAMH, Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System VASDHS, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    Int J Behav Med 19:496-502. 2012
    ..It is thought that the intervention re-directs attention and initiates relaxation to decrease symptom severity, but there may be other mechanisms that may contribute to this improvement...
  19. doi request reprint A randomized, controlled trial of acceptance and commitment therapy and cognitive-behavioral therapy for chronic pain
    Julie Loebach Wetherell
    VA San Diego Healthcare System, 3350 La Jolla Village Drive, Dept 111N 1, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    Pain 152:2098-107. 2011
    ..These findings suggest that ACT is an effective and acceptable adjunct intervention for patients with chronic pain...
  20. ncbi request reprint An abbreviated PTSD checklist for use as a screening instrument in primary care
    Ariel J Lang
    VA Outpatient Clinic MC116A4Z, University of California, 8810 Rio San Diego Drive, San Diego, CA 92108, USA
    Behav Res Ther 43:585-94. 2005
    ..We found that both two-item and six-item versions have adequate psychometric properties for screening purposes and suggest that the selection of one version over the other depends on the specific needs of each primary care clinic...
  21. ncbi request reprint Anxiety sensitivity and PTSD among female victims of intimate partner violence
    Ariel J Lang
    San Diego VA Healthcare System, San Diego, California, USA
    Depress Anxiety 16:77-83. 2002
    ..Nonetheless, AS may be an important factor to consider in treatment of individuals with PTSD...
  22. doi request reprint The theoretical and empirical basis for meditation as an intervention for PTSD
    Ariel J Lang
    VA San Diego Healthcare System VASDHS, San Diego, CA 92093, USA
    Behav Modif 36:759-86. 2012
    ..Empirical evidence of the efficacy of meditation for PTSD is very limited but holds some promise. Additional evaluation of meditation-based treatment appears to be warranted...
  23. pmc The relationship between cognitive control and posttraumatic stress symptoms
    Jessica Bomyea
    San Diego State University University of California, San Diego Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, San Diego, USA
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 43:844-8. 2012
    ..By this account, the relationship between cognitive control and emotional disorders would be specific to symptoms associated with intrusive cognitions, such as re-experiencing symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)...
  24. pmc Emerging interventions for PTSD: future directions for clinical care and research
    Jessica Bomyea
    Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, San Diego State University, University of California, San Diego, USA
    Neuropharmacology 62:607-16. 2012
    ..This article is part of a Special Issue entitled 'Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder'...
  25. ncbi request reprint Relationship of attentional bias to anxiety sensitivity and panic
    Ariel J Lang
    VA San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, California 92108, USA
    Depress Anxiety 20:190-4. 2004
    ..AS was not significantly associated with performance on the Stroop, suggesting that previous positive findings may have been a reflection of the confounding effect of panic...
  26. ncbi request reprint Treating generalized anxiety disorder with cognitive-behavioral therapy
    Ariel J Lang
    University of California San Diego, and VA San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, CA 92108, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 65:14-9. 2004
    ..This article will review the principles used in CBT for the treatment of GAD and will discuss recent modifications of CBTs and how they may be employed. The simultaneous use of CBT and antidepressants will also be reviewed...
  27. ncbi request reprint The functional impact of anxiety sensitivity in the chronically physically ill
    Sonya B Norman
    V A San Diego Healthcare System, University of California, San Diego, CA 92108, USA
    Depress Anxiety 21:154-60. 2005
    ..01). Higher AS was associated with poorer vitality, mental functioning, and social functioning (P<.05). AS may be a correlate of poorer adjustment to chronic illness...
  28. ncbi request reprint Adult psychopathology and intimate partner violence among survivors of childhood maltreatment
    Ariel J Lang
    VA San Diego Healthcare System, CA, USA
    J Interpers Violence 19:1102-18. 2004
    ..This work underscores the importance of assessing multiple types of childhood maltreatment and of considering the cumulative effects of such experiences...
  29. ncbi request reprint Relationship of sexual assault history to somatic symptoms and health anxiety in women
    Murray B Stein
    Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System and the University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 26:178-83. 2004
    ..Causal mechanisms cannot be inferred from these data. Studies in other cohorts are warranted...
  30. ncbi request reprint Screening for anxiety in primary care: why bother?
    Ariel J Lang
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 24:365-6. 2002
  31. ncbi request reprint Mental health treatment preferences of primary care patients
    Ariel J Lang
    University of California, San Diego and VA San Diego Healthcare System, USA
    J Behav Med 28:581-6. 2005
    ..This work supports the need for continued patient education and for primary care-based mental health services that are responsive to patients' preferences...
  32. ncbi request reprint Does nocturnal panic represent a more severe form of panic disorder?
    Michelle G Craske
    Department of Psychology, UCLA, 405 Hilgard Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563 Send reprint requests to Dr Craske
    J Nerv Ment Dis 190:611-8. 2002
    ..The authors conclude that NP may be a specific version of panic disorder characterized by fearful associations with sleep and sleeplike states...
  33. ncbi request reprint Sexual trauma, posttraumatic stress disorder, and health behavior
    Ariel J Lang
    Behavioral Medicine Service, Veterans Administration San Diego Healthcare System VASDHS, USA
    Behav Med 28:150-8. 2003
    ..Findings from the study highlight the value of programs designed to (1) identify trauma victims, (2) screen for problematic behaviors, and (3) intervene to improve long-term health outcomes...
  34. ncbi request reprint Paroxetine CR augmentation for posttraumatic stress disorder refractory to prolonged exposure therapy
    Naomi M Simon
    Center for Anxiety and Traumatic Stress Disorders, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 69:400-5. 2008
    ..This study prospectively examines the relative efficacy of augmentation of continued prolonged exposure therapy (PE) with paroxetine CR versus placebo for individuals remaining symptomatic despite a course of PE...
  35. ncbi request reprint Brief intervention for co-occurring anxiety and depression in primary care: a pilot study
    Ariel J Lang
    VA San Diego Healthcare System, University of California San Diego, USA
    Int J Psychiatry Med 33:141-54. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a brief cognitive-behavioral intervention for co-occurring anxiety and depression in primary care patients...