Peter W Tuerk

Summary

Affiliation: Medical University of South Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Forty days after the Great East Japan Earthquake: field research investigating community engagement and traumatic stress screening in a post-disaster community mental health training
    Peter W Tuerk
    Ralph H Johnson Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, South Carolina, Charleston 29401, USA
    Int J Psychiatry Med 45:159-74. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Estimating physician effects on glycemic control in the treatment of diabetes: methods, effects sizes, and implications for treatment policy
    Peter W Tuerk
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:869-73. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Prolonged exposure therapy for combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder: an examination of treatment effectiveness for veterans of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq
    Peter W Tuerk
    Ralph H Johnson VA Medical Center, Mental Health Service, Charleston, SC 29401, United States
    J Anxiety Disord 25:397-403. 2011
  4. doi request reprint A pilot study of prolonged exposure therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder delivered via telehealth technology
    Peter W Tuerk
    Ralph H Johnson Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
    J Trauma Stress 23:116-23. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Diagnosis and treatment of PTSD-related compulsive checking behaviors in veterans of the Iraq war: the influence of military context on the expression of PTSD symptoms
    Peter W Tuerk
    Charleston VAMC, Mental Health 116, 109 Bee St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 166:762-7. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Innovative service delivery for secondary prevention of PTSD in at-risk OIF-OEF service men and women
    Daniel F Gros
    Mental Health Service 116, Ralph H Johnson Veterans Administration Medical Center, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 32:122-8. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Exposure therapy for PTSD delivered to veterans via telehealth: predictors of treatment completion and outcome and comparison to treatment delivered in person
    Daniel F Gros
    Mental Health Service 116, Ralph H Johnson Veterans Administration Medical Center, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    Behav Ther 42:276-83. 2011
  8. pmc Prolonged exposure therapy for combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder: comparing outcomes for veterans of different wars
    Matthew Yoder
    Mental Health Service, Ralph H Johnson VA Medical Center, SC 29401, USA
    Psychol Serv 9:16-25. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Perceptions of PTSD research participation among patients with severe mental illness
    Anouk L Grubaugh
    Ralph H Johnson Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, 109 Bee Street, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    Psychiatry Res 200:1071-3. 2012
  10. pmc More than black and white: differences in predictors of obesity among Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders and European Americans
    Alok Madan
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:1325-8. 2012

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Forty days after the Great East Japan Earthquake: field research investigating community engagement and traumatic stress screening in a post-disaster community mental health training
    Peter W Tuerk
    Ralph H Johnson Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, South Carolina, Charleston 29401, USA
    Int J Psychiatry Med 45:159-74. 2013
    ..Results are presented in the context of previous findings in Japan and ecologically-supportive post-disaster field research is discussed...
  2. doi request reprint Estimating physician effects on glycemic control in the treatment of diabetes: methods, effects sizes, and implications for treatment policy
    Peter W Tuerk
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:869-73. 2008
    ..A second goal of the study was to investigate whether physician-related effects vary across differential patient characteristics. A tertiary goal was to investigate potential patient-level effects on glucose management...
  3. doi request reprint Prolonged exposure therapy for combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder: an examination of treatment effectiveness for veterans of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq
    Peter W Tuerk
    Ralph H Johnson VA Medical Center, Mental Health Service, Charleston, SC 29401, United States
    J Anxiety Disord 25:397-403. 2011
    ..Results indicate that PE in regular VA mental healthcare contexts can be as effective as when implemented in carefully conducted RCTs...
  4. doi request reprint A pilot study of prolonged exposure therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder delivered via telehealth technology
    Peter W Tuerk
    Ralph H Johnson Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
    J Trauma Stress 23:116-23. 2010
    ..Preliminary results support the feasibility and safety of the modality. Suggestions for the implementation of PE via telehealth technology are discussed...
  5. doi request reprint Diagnosis and treatment of PTSD-related compulsive checking behaviors in veterans of the Iraq war: the influence of military context on the expression of PTSD symptoms
    Peter W Tuerk
    Charleston VAMC, Mental Health 116, 109 Bee St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 166:762-7. 2009
    ..Thus, clinicians and researchers must remain cognizant of how theater-specific duties influence the manifestation and treatment of PTSD in order to provide optimal care to a new generation of veterans...
  6. doi request reprint Innovative service delivery for secondary prevention of PTSD in at-risk OIF-OEF service men and women
    Daniel F Gros
    Mental Health Service 116, Ralph H Johnson Veterans Administration Medical Center, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 32:122-8. 2011
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  7. doi request reprint Exposure therapy for PTSD delivered to veterans via telehealth: predictors of treatment completion and outcome and comparison to treatment delivered in person
    Daniel F Gros
    Mental Health Service 116, Ralph H Johnson Veterans Administration Medical Center, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    Behav Ther 42:276-83. 2011
    ..Overall, these findings support the utility of telehealth services to provide effective, evidence-based psychotherapies...
  8. pmc Prolonged exposure therapy for combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder: comparing outcomes for veterans of different wars
    Matthew Yoder
    Mental Health Service, Ralph H Johnson VA Medical Center, SC 29401, USA
    Psychol Serv 9:16-25. 2012
    ..Questions and issues regarding the effectiveness of evidence based treatment for veterans from different eras are discussed...
  9. doi request reprint Perceptions of PTSD research participation among patients with severe mental illness
    Anouk L Grubaugh
    Ralph H Johnson Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, 109 Bee Street, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    Psychiatry Res 200:1071-3. 2012
    ..Most patients viewed their participation favorably and were not significantly distressed, suggesting an adequate benefit of trauma/PTSD research participation in this population...
  10. pmc More than black and white: differences in predictors of obesity among Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders and European Americans
    Alok Madan
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:1325-8. 2012
    ..Further, these results support the consideration of Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders as a distinct racial/ethnic subgroup separate from other Asian populations...
  11. doi request reprint Toward the development of national telehealth services: the role of Veterans Health Administration and future directions for research
    Peter W Tuerk
    Ralph H Johnson Veterans Administration Medical Center, Charleston, South Carolina 29401, USA
    Telemed J E Health 16:115-7. 2010
    ..To this end, we identify six specific areas of research we believe to be particularly relevant to the efficient development of telehealth modalities in civilian and military contexts outside VHA...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of prolonged exposure for PTSD in older veterans
    Matthew S Yoder
    Ralph H Johnson Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    Int J Psychiatry Med 45:111-24. 2013
    ..13-1.90) and the retention rate was high (85%). Importantly, no adverse medical or psychiatric events were reported over the course of the study. Results are discussed and limitations, along with future directions, are presented...
  13. doi request reprint A Pilot Trial of Neuropsychological Evaluations Conducted via Telemedicine in the Veterans Health Administration
    Travis H Turner
    1 Mental Health Service Line, Ralph H Johnson Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Charleston, South Carolina
    Telemed J E Health 18:662-7. 2012
    ..Experiences are encouraging and consistent with the broader literature on the acceptance of and satisfaction with clinical videoconferencing. Future studies will assess possible psychometric issues in clinical populations...