Shira Maguen

Summary

Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Trends and risk factors for mental health diagnoses among Iraq and Afghanistan veterans using Department of Veterans Affairs health care, 2002-2008
    Karen H Seal
    San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:1651-8. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Service utilization among Iraq and Afghanistan veterans screening positive for traumatic brain injury
    Shira Maguen
    San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    J Neurotrauma 30:1123-8. 2013
  3. pmc The relationship between body mass index and mental health among Iraq and Afghanistan veterans
    Shira Maguen
    San Francisco VA Medical Center, 4150 Clement Street 116 P, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 28:S563-70. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Relationship of screen-based symptoms for mild traumatic brain injury and mental health problems in Iraq and Afghanistan veterans: Distinct or overlapping symptoms?
    Shira Maguen
    San Francisco VA Medical Center, 4150 Clement St 116 P, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 49:1115-26. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Time to treatment among veterans of conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan with psychiatric diagnoses
    Shira Maguen
    San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Mental Health Service, 4150 Clement St, 116 P, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 63:1206-12. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Killing and latent classes of PTSD symptoms in Iraq and Afghanistan veterans
    Shira Maguen
    San Francisco VA Medical Center and University of California, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    J Affect Disord 145:344-8. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Eating disorders and psychiatric comorbidity among Iraq and Afghanistan veterans
    Shira Maguen
    San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Womens Health Issues 22:e403-6. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Killing in combat may be independently associated with suicidal ideation
    Shira Maguen
    San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    Depress Anxiety 29:918-23. 2012
  9. pmc Gender differences in health service utilization among Iraq and Afghanistan veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder
    Shira Maguen
    San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 21:666-73. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Gender differences in traumatic experiences and mental health in active duty soldiers redeployed from Iraq and Afghanistan
    Shira Maguen
    San Francisco VA Medical Center, 4150 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 46:311-6. 2012

Detail Information

Publications45

  1. pmc Trends and risk factors for mental health diagnoses among Iraq and Afghanistan veterans using Department of Veterans Affairs health care, 2002-2008
    Karen H Seal
    San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:1651-8. 2009
    ..We sought to investigate longitudinal trends and risk factors for mental health diagnoses among Iraq and Afghanistan veterans...
  2. doi request reprint Service utilization among Iraq and Afghanistan veterans screening positive for traumatic brain injury
    Shira Maguen
    San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    J Neurotrauma 30:1123-8. 2013
    ..Knowing that certain symptoms are more strongly associated with increased utilization in certain health service domains will help to better plan for the care of returning veterans who screen positive for TBI...
  3. pmc The relationship between body mass index and mental health among Iraq and Afghanistan veterans
    Shira Maguen
    San Francisco VA Medical Center, 4150 Clement Street 116 P, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 28:S563-70. 2013
    ..Obesity is a growing public health concern and is becoming an epidemic among veterans in the post-deployment period...
  4. ncbi request reprint Relationship of screen-based symptoms for mild traumatic brain injury and mental health problems in Iraq and Afghanistan veterans: Distinct or overlapping symptoms?
    Shira Maguen
    San Francisco VA Medical Center, 4150 Clement St 116 P, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 49:1115-26. 2012
    ..The emergence of a fourth factor consisting of sleep problems and hypervigilance highlights the need to attend to specific symptoms in the postdeployment screening process...
  5. ncbi request reprint Time to treatment among veterans of conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan with psychiatric diagnoses
    Shira Maguen
    San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Mental Health Service, 4150 Clement St, 116 P, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 63:1206-12. 2012
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Killing and latent classes of PTSD symptoms in Iraq and Afghanistan veterans
    Shira Maguen
    San Francisco VA Medical Center and University of California, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    J Affect Disord 145:344-8. 2013
    ..Our goal was to better understand distinct PTSD symptom presentations in Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans (N=227) and to determine whether those who killed in war were at risk for being in the most symptomatic class...
  7. doi request reprint Eating disorders and psychiatric comorbidity among Iraq and Afghanistan veterans
    Shira Maguen
    San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Womens Health Issues 22:e403-6. 2012
    ..Our aim was to determine rates of eating disorder diagnoses among OEF/OIF veterans with mental health problems, particularly among those with comorbid mental health problems...
  8. doi request reprint Killing in combat may be independently associated with suicidal ideation
    Shira Maguen
    San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    Depress Anxiety 29:918-23. 2012
    ..We examined the association of killing and suicide among war veterans after accounting for PTSD, depression, and substance use disorders...
  9. pmc Gender differences in health service utilization among Iraq and Afghanistan veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder
    Shira Maguen
    San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 21:666-73. 2012
    ..We investigated gender differences in Veterans Affairs (VA) medical center health service use among Iraq and Afghanistan veterans with PTSD with and without comorbid depression and alcohol use disorders (AUD)...
  10. doi request reprint Gender differences in traumatic experiences and mental health in active duty soldiers redeployed from Iraq and Afghanistan
    Shira Maguen
    San Francisco VA Medical Center, 4150 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 46:311-6. 2012
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  11. doi request reprint The impact of head injury mechanism on mental health symptoms in veterans: do number and type of exposures matter?
    Shira Maguen
    San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    J Trauma Stress 25:3-9. 2012
    ..59, 95% CI [1.14, 2.2], p = .006. Given their association with a variety of mental health outcomes, number and type of head injury mechanism should be considered as part of any postdeployment evaluation...
  12. doi request reprint Gender differences in military sexual trauma and mental health diagnoses among Iraq and Afghanistan veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder
    Shira Maguen
    San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Womens Health Issues 22:e61-6. 2012
    ..We examined correlates of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), including military sexual trauma (MST), in Iraq and Afghanistan veterans. We also compared mental health comorbidities by gender among veterans with PTSD, with and without MST...
  13. doi request reprint The impact of reported direct and indirect killing on mental health symptoms in Iraq war veterans
    Shira Maguen
    San Francisco VA Medical Center and University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    J Trauma Stress 23:86-90. 2010
    ..Mental health assessment and treatment should address reactions to killing to optimize readjustment following deployment...
  14. doi request reprint Routine work environment stress and PTSD symptoms in police officers
    Shira Maguen
    San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 197:754-60. 2009
    ..Ensuring that the work environment is functioning optimally protects against the effects of duty-related critical incidents and negative life events outside police service...
  15. doi request reprint The impact of killing in war on mental health symptoms and related functioning
    Shira Maguen
    San Francisco VA Medical Center, and Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Trauma Stress 22:435-43. 2009
    ..Experiences of killing in war are important to address in the evaluation and treatment of veterans...
  16. pmc Gender differences in mental health diagnoses among Iraq and Afghanistan veterans enrolled in veterans affairs health care
    Shira Maguen
    San Francisco Veterans Administration VA Medical Center, PTSD Program, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:2450-6. 2010
    ..We evaluated associations between these sociodemographic and service characteristics and depression and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) diagnoses...
  17. ncbi request reprint Coping with the threat of terrorism: a review
    Shira Maguen
    San Francisco VA Medical Center, University of California at San Francisco, CA, USA
    Anxiety Stress Coping 21:15-35. 2008
    ..We also describe individual diatheses and factors promoting resilience that may influence coping and functioning in the face of terrorism. Finally, we offer suggestions for future research...
  18. doi request reprint Killing in combat, mental health symptoms, and suicidal ideation in Iraq war veterans
    Shira Maguen
    San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 25:563-7. 2011
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Predictors of barriers to mental health treatment for Kosovo and Bosnia peacekeepers: a preliminary report
    Shira Maguen
    VA Boston Healthcare System, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130, USA
    Mil Med 171:454-8. 2006
    ..Peacekeepers report a number of treatment needs and barriers that could prevent them from receiving care. The soldiers most in need of services are also those who report the most barriers to care...
  20. pmc Getting beyond "Don't ask; don't tell": an evaluation of US Veterans Administration postdeployment mental health screening of veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan
    Karen H Seal
    San Francisco VA Medical Center, Division of General Internal Medicine, Box 111A 1, 4150 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:714-20. 2008
    ..We sought to evaluate outcomes of the Veterans Administration (VA) Afghan and Iraq Post-Deployment Screen for mental health symptoms...
  21. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with completing comprehensive traumatic brain injury evaluation
    Shira Maguen
    San Francisco VA Medical Center, 4150 Clement Street, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Mil Med 177:797-803. 2012
    ....
  22. pmc Family psychiatric history, peritraumatic reactivity, and posttraumatic stress symptoms: a prospective study of police
    Sabra S Inslicht
    San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 44:22-31. 2010
    ..Family history of psychiatric and substance use disorders has been associated with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in cross-sectional studies...
  23. doi request reprint VA mental health services utilization in Iraq and Afghanistan veterans in the first year of receiving new mental health diagnoses
    Karen H Seal
    Health Services Research and Development Research Enhancement Award Program, San Francisco VA Medical Center and the Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    J Trauma Stress 23:5-16. 2010
    ..Thus, only a minority of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans with new PTSD diagnoses received a recommended number and intensity of VA mental health treatment sessions within the first year of diagnosis...
  24. doi request reprint Reproductive and other health outcomes in Iraq and Afghanistan women veterans using VA health care: association with mental health diagnoses
    Beth E Cohen
    San Francisco VA Medical Center, University of California San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Womens Health Issues 22:e461-71. 2012
    ..Understanding how these mental health problems affect reproductive and physical health outcomes will inform interventions to improve care for women veterans...
  25. ncbi request reprint PTSD subclusters and functional impairment in Kosovo peacekeepers
    Shira Maguen
    San Francisco VA Medical Center, PTSD Program, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Mil Med 174:779-85. 2009
    ..Overall, the four PTSD subclusters are differentially associated with varying functional impairment outcomes, which is important to note for evaluation and treatment purposes for veterans returning from overseas deployments...
  26. doi request reprint Trait dissociation predicts posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms in a prospective study of urban police officers
    Shannon E McCaslin
    Mental Health Service, San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 196:912-8. 2008
    ....
  27. pmc Reducing barriers to mental health and social services for Iraq and Afghanistan veterans: outcomes of an integrated primary care clinic
    Karen H Seal
    San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:1160-7. 2011
    ..Despite high rates of post-deployment psychosocial problems in Iraq and Afghanistan veterans, mental health and social services are under-utilized...
  28. doi request reprint Substance use disorders in Iraq and Afghanistan veterans in VA healthcare, 2001-2010: Implications for screening, diagnosis and treatment
    Karen H Seal
    University of California, San Francisco and San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 116:93-101. 2011
    ..The prevalence and correlates of alcohol use disorder (AUD) and drug use disorder (DUD) diagnoses in Iraq and Afghanistan veterans who are new users of Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) healthcare nationwide has not been evaluated...
  29. ncbi request reprint The stressors and demands of peacekeeping in Kosovo: predictors of mental health response
    Shira Maguen
    VA Boston Health Care System, 150 South Huntington Avenue, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130, USA
    Mil Med 169:198-206. 2004
    ..The implications and limitations of the study are discussed...
  30. doi request reprint Association of mental health disorders with prescription opioids and high-risk opioid use in US veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan
    Karen H Seal
    San Francisco VA Medical Center, University of California, San Francisco, Department of Medicine, 4150 Clement St, PO Box 111A 1, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    JAMA 307:940-7. 2012
    ..Little is known about the association of mental health disorders and prescription opioid use...
  31. pmc Passing the baton: a grounded practical theory of handoff communication between multidisciplinary providers in two Department of Veterans Affairs outpatient settings
    Christopher J Koenig
    Department of Medicine, San Francisco Veterans Administration Medical Center, University of California, San Francisco, 4150 Clement Street, 116P, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 28:41-50. 2013
    ..This study examines handoff communication within multidisciplinary provider teams in two outpatient settings...
  32. doi request reprint Latent classes of PTSD symptoms in Vietnam veterans
    Maria M Steenkamp
    VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    Behav Modif 36:857-74. 2012
    ..The findings are discussed in the context of recent conceptual frameworks that posit a range of posttraumatic outcomes and highlight the sizable segment of military veterans who suffer from intermediate (subclinical) PTSD symptoms...
  33. ncbi request reprint Description of risk and resilience factors among military medical personnel before deployment to Iraq
    Shira Maguen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Mil Med 173:1-9. 2008
    ....
  34. doi request reprint Association of mental health problems with gastrointestinal disorders in Iraq and Afghanistan veterans
    Shira Maguen
    San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, California Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, California
    Depress Anxiety 31:160-5. 2014
    ..Our goal was to examine the relationship between GID and the most common mental health disorders in a national group of newly returning veterans. We also evaluated gender differences in the association of mental health disorders and GID...
  35. doi request reprint Moral injury and moral repair in war veterans: a preliminary model and intervention strategy
    Brett T Litz
    National Center for PTSD, VA Boston Healthcare System, United States
    Clin Psychol Rev 29:695-706. 2009
    ..To stimulate a critical examination of moral injury, we review the available literature, define terms, and offer a working conceptual framework and a set of intervention strategies designed to repair moral injury...
  36. doi request reprint Cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia in posttraumatic stress disorder: a randomized controlled trial
    Lisa S Talbot
    San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, CA
    Sleep 37:327-41. 2014
    ..Examine whether cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-I) improves sleep in posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as well as nightmares, nonsleep PTSD symptoms, depression symptoms, and psychosocial functioning...
  37. doi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder is associated with emotional eating
    Lisa S Talbot
    San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    J Trauma Stress 26:521-5. 2013
    ..Findings suggest the importance of future longitudinal research to understand whether emotional eating contributes to the high rates of obesity, diabetes, and heart disease in PTSD. ..
  38. pmc Childhood trauma associated with short leukocyte telomere length in posttraumatic stress disorder
    Aoife O'Donovan
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, California Northern California Institute for Research and Education, San Francisco, California, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 70:465-71. 2011
    ..We also examined childhood trauma, a risk factor for both PTSD and short LTL, as a potential contributor to short LTL in PTSD...
  39. doi request reprint The distinctiveness of prolonged grief and posttraumatic stress disorder in adults bereaved by the attacks of September 11th
    J Ben Barnes
    VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    J Affect Disord 136:366-9. 2012
    ..Although some studies have shown the distinctiveness of PGD and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), this relationship has yet to be tested within a context of sudden, violent loss...
  40. ncbi request reprint Acute psychological impact of disaster and large-scale tauma: limitations of traditional interventions and future practice recommendations
    Matt J Gray
    Department of Psychology, University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming 82071 3415, USA
    Prehosp Disaster Med 19:64-72. 2004
    ..However, promising evidence-based, early interventions have been developed, which are highlighted. Finally, traumatic bereavement and complicated grief in survivors of disasters, an area largely neglected in the field, is discussed...
  41. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and psychological correlates of complicated grief among bereaved adults 2.5-3.5 years after September 11th attacks
    Yuval Neria
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    J Trauma Stress 20:251-62. 2007
    ..A majority of the participants with CG reported receiving grief counseling and psychiatric medication after 9/11. Clinical and policy implications are discussed...
  42. ncbi request reprint Brief cognitive-behavioral phone-based intervention targeting anxiety about the threat of attack: a pilot study
    Eli Somer
    Maytal Israel Institute for Treatment and Study of Stress, University of Haifa, Haifa 31905, Israel
    Behav Res Ther 43:669-79. 2005
    ..Limitations are considered, and implications for treating individuals coping with the threat of terrorism are discussed...
  43. 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...
  44. ncbi request reprint Coping and HIV infection in African-American women
    Joanna Ball
    Department of Psychology, Georgia State University, Atlanta 30303, USA
    Women Health 35:17-36. 2002
    ..By identifying effective coping strategies among African-American women with HIV, mental health professionals can design empirical interventions that can help improve quality of life for these women...
  45. doi request reprint Indirect exposure to the September 11 terrorist attacks: does symptom structure resemble PTSD?
    Michael Suvak
    Department of Psychology, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
    J Trauma Stress 21:30-9. 2008
    ..Indirect exposure to a traumatic event appears to induce a response with a similar symptom structure as responses to direct exposure...