Scott D McDonald
- The validity and diagnostic efficiency of the Davidson Trauma Scale in military veterans who have served since September 11th, 2001Scott D McDonald
VA Mid Atlantic Region Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States
J Anxiety Disord 23:247-55. 2009..Thus, results illustrate that potency of the DTS as a diagnostic aid was highly dependent on the comparison group used for analyses. Results are discussed in terms of applications to clinical practice and research...
- Diagnostic accuracy of three scoring methods for the Davidson Trauma Scale among U.S. military veteransScott D McDonald
Hunter Holmes McGuire, Richmond VA Medical Center 116 B, 1201 Broad Rock Boulevard, Richmond, VA 23249, USA Department of Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, 806 West Franklin Street, PO Box 842018, Richmond, VA 23284, USA Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Virginia Commonwealth University, 122 E Marshall Street, 4th Floor, Box 980677, Richmond, VA 23298, USA Electronic address
J Anxiety Disord 28:160-8. 2014..However, a cut score of 68-72 provided optimal diagnostic accuracy. The utility of the DTS, the role of baseline prevalence, and recommendations for future research are discussed. ..
- The diagnostic accuracy of the PTSD checklist: a critical reviewScott D McDonald
Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center, Richmond VA Medical Center, 1201 Broad Rock Boulevard, Richmond, VA 23249, USA
Clin Psychol Rev 30:976-87. 2010..Recommendations and cautions regarding the use of the PCL as a clinical screening test, a diagnostic tool in research, and as an estimator of PTSD population prevalence are provided...
- Factorial invariance of posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms across three veteran samplesScott 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...
- Clinical utility of the Primary Care--PTSD Screen among U.S. veterans who served since September 11, 2001Patrick S Calhoun
VA Mid Atlantic Region Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center MIRECC, Durham, NC 27705, USA
Psychiatry Res 178:330-5. 2010..Within primary care settings, the PC-PTSD may be most advantageously employed in the context of staged screening, given the measure's relative susceptibility to false positives...
- The relationship between posttraumatic stress disorder and smoking outcome expectancies among U.S. military veterans who served since September 11, 2001Patrick S Calhoun
VA Mid Atlantic Region Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, USA
J Trauma Stress 24:303-8. 2011..Further understanding of smoking expectancies in this group may help in developing interventions tailored for this vulnerable population...
- Altered resting-state functional connectivity of basolateral and centromedial amygdala complexes in posttraumatic stress disorderVanessa M Brown
1 Mid Atlantic MIRECC, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham VA, Durham, NC, USA 2 Duke UNC Brain Imaging and Analysis Center, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
Neuropsychopharmacology 39:351-9. 2014..Further research is needed to investigate how differences in functional connectivity of amygdala complexes affect target regions that govern behavior, cognition, and affect in PTSD. ..
- Identification of transient altered consciousness induced by military-related blast exposure and its relation to postconcussion symptomsWilliam C Walker
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
J Head Trauma Rehabil 28:68-76. 2013..Yet, there is scant published empirical guidance on methods for accurately detecting historical AOC...
- Does neurologic examination during inpatient rehabilitation help predict global outcome after nonpenetrating traumatic brain injury?William C Walker
Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Richmond, VA, USA
PM R 3:6-12. 2011..To determine whether combining basic neurologic examination measurements with posttraumatic amnesia (PTA) duration can enhance prediction accuracy in moderate-to-severe traumatic brain injury (TBI)...
- Diagnostic accuracy of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Checklist in blast-exposed military personnelWilliam C Walker
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, School of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
J Rehabil Res Dev 51:1203-16. 2014..In conclusion, persons with combat-related blast exposure need higher than conventional PCL cut points and those with PTSD have more severe postconcussive-type symptoms than those without PTSD. ..
- Performance on the Green Word Memory Test following Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom-era military service: Test failure is related to evaluation contextCortney L McCormick
Mid Atlantic Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Durham, NC, USA
Arch Clin Neuropsychol 28:808-23. 2013....
- Trait anxiety, disgust sensitivity, and the hierarchic structure of fearsScott D McDonald
Virginia Commonwealth University, Department of Psychology, PO Box 842018, Richmond, VA 23284, USA
J Anxiety Disord 22:1059-74. 2008..Study 2 (N=213) generally replicated these results. Findings suggest that the hierarchic structural model of fears would benefit from inclusion of trait anxiety and DS as higher-order contributors to fearfulness...
- Objectively assessing balance deficits after TBI: Role of computerized posturographyTreven C Pickett
Mental Health Service Line, Polytrauma Rehabilitation Center, Hunter Holmes McGuire VAMC, 1201 Broad Rock Blvd, 116B, Richmond, VA 23249, USA
J Rehabil Res Dev 44:983-90. 2007..The quantitative CPT measures are a promising way to characterize postural instability in severe TBI populations...