M A Polusny

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Effects of parents' experiential avoidance and PTSD on adolescent disaster-related posttraumatic stress symptomatology
    Melissa A Polusny
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    J Fam Psychol 25:220-9. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Longitudinal effects of mild traumatic brain injury and posttraumatic stress disorder comorbidity on postdeployment outcomes in national guard soldiers deployed to Iraq
    Melissa A Polusny
    University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 68:79-89. 2011
  3. doi request reprint The role of cumulative sexual trauma and difficulties identifying feelings in understanding female veterans' physical health outcomes
    Melissa A Polusny
    Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 30:162-70. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Prospective risk factors for new-onset post-traumatic stress disorder in National Guard soldiers deployed to Iraq
    M A Polusny
    Minneapolis VA Health Care System, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Psychol Med 41:687-98. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Factor structure and concurrent validity of the Posttraumatic Growth Inventory-Short Form among veterans from the Iraq War
    Matthew E Kaler
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis VA Health Care System, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    J Trauma Stress 24:200-7. 2011
  6. doi request reprint The concurrent and incremental validity of the trauma symptom inventory in women reporting histories of sexual maltreatment
    Paul A Arbisi
    Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, MN 55417, USA
    Assessment 17:406-18. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Early mental health treatment-seeking among U.S. National Guard soldiers deployed to Iraq
    Shannon M Kehle
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis Veteran Affairs Medical Center, and Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    J Trauma Stress 23:33-40. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Experimental avoidance as a mediator of the effects of adolescent sexual victimization on negative adult outcomes
    Melissa A Polusny
    Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of Minnesota Medical School, USA
    Violence Vict 19:109-20. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of in-service and post-service sexual assault among combat and noncombat veterans applying for Department of Veterans Affairs posttraumatic stress disorder disability benefits
    Maureen Murdoch
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research and Section General Internal Medicine, Minneapolis VA Medical Center, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Minnesota School of Medicine, One Veterans Drive 111 0, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Mil Med 169:392-5. 2004
  10. doi request reprint PTSD symptom clusters associated with physical health and health care utilization in rural primary care patients exposed to natural disaster
    Melissa A Polusny
    Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    J Trauma Stress 21:75-82. 2008

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. doi request reprint Effects of parents' experiential avoidance and PTSD on adolescent disaster-related posttraumatic stress symptomatology
    Melissa A Polusny
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    J Fam Psychol 25:220-9. 2011
    ..Findings highlight the importance of family context in understanding adolescents' postdisaster reactions. Clinical implications are discussed...
  2. doi request reprint Longitudinal effects of mild traumatic brain injury and posttraumatic stress disorder comorbidity on postdeployment outcomes in national guard soldiers deployed to Iraq
    Melissa A Polusny
    University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 68:79-89. 2011
    ..The longer-term impact of combat-related concussion/MTBI and comorbid PTSD on troops' health and well-being is unknown...
  3. doi request reprint The role of cumulative sexual trauma and difficulties identifying feelings in understanding female veterans' physical health outcomes
    Melissa A Polusny
    Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 30:162-70. 2008
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  4. doi request reprint Prospective risk factors for new-onset post-traumatic stress disorder in National Guard soldiers deployed to Iraq
    M A Polusny
    Minneapolis VA Health Care System, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Psychol Med 41:687-98. 2011
    ..National Guard troops are at increased risk for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD); however, little is known about risk and resilience in this population...
  5. doi request reprint Factor structure and concurrent validity of the Posttraumatic Growth Inventory-Short Form among veterans from the Iraq War
    Matthew E Kaler
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis VA Health Care System, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    J Trauma Stress 24:200-7. 2011
    ..e., relations with theoretically related constructs). Further research should address validity of the scale among more ethnically and racially heterogeneous samples...
  6. doi request reprint The concurrent and incremental validity of the trauma symptom inventory in women reporting histories of sexual maltreatment
    Paul A Arbisi
    Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, MN 55417, USA
    Assessment 17:406-18. 2010
    ..In contrast, the TSI clinical scales displayed good convergent validity with conceptually related scales on the MMPI-2 and PDS. Also, the TSI added incrementally, albeit modestly, to the MMPI-2 in prediction of PDS defined PTSD...
  7. doi request reprint Early mental health treatment-seeking among U.S. National Guard soldiers deployed to Iraq
    Shannon M Kehle
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis Veteran Affairs Medical Center, and Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    J Trauma Stress 23:33-40. 2010
    ..Implications and future research directions are discussed...
  8. ncbi request reprint Experimental avoidance as a mediator of the effects of adolescent sexual victimization on negative adult outcomes
    Melissa A Polusny
    Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of Minnesota Medical School, USA
    Violence Vict 19:109-20. 2004
    ..These results uniquely contribute to the existing literature linking experiential avoidance to psychological problems...
  9. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of in-service and post-service sexual assault among combat and noncombat veterans applying for Department of Veterans Affairs posttraumatic stress disorder disability benefits
    Maureen Murdoch
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research and Section General Internal Medicine, Minneapolis VA Medical Center, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Minnesota School of Medicine, One Veterans Drive 111 0, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Mil Med 169:392-5. 2004
    ..To describe the prevalence of in-service and post-service sexual assault among combat and noncombat veterans seeking Veteran's Affairs disability benefits for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)...
  10. doi request reprint PTSD symptom clusters associated with physical health and health care utilization in rural primary care patients exposed to natural disaster
    Melissa A Polusny
    Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    J Trauma Stress 21:75-82. 2008
    ..Implications of these findings for interventions within the medical system are discussed...
  11. doi request reprint Couple therapy with combat veterans and their partners
    Christopher R Erbes
    Minneapolis VA Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    J Clin Psychol 64:972-83. 2008
    ..We illustrate common presenting problems in this population and the utilization of IBCT with a case example...
  12. ncbi request reprint Cognitive-behavioral psychology: implications for disaster and terrorism response
    Josefi Ruzek
    National Center for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Veterans Administration Palo Alto Health Care System, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA
    Prehosp Disaster Med 23:397-410. 2008
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  13. doi request reprint The association between military sexual stress and psychiatric symptoms after controlling for other stressors
    Maureen Murdoch
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis VA Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 44:1129-36. 2010
    ..Organizational- and individual-level predictors of military sexual stress were also assessed...
  14. doi request reprint The Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2 Restructured Form in National Guard soldiers screening positive for posttraumatic stress disorder and mild traumatic brain injury
    Paul A Arbisi
    Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Psychol Assess 23:203-14. 2011
    ..These findings support the use of the MMPI-2 RF in assessing PTSD in non-treatment-seeking veterans. This further suggests that a positive screen for mTBI alone is not associated with significant emotional disturbance...
  15. doi request reprint Predeployment gender differences in stressors and mental health among U.S. National Guard troops poised for Operation Iraqi Freedom deployment
    Robin Carter-Visscher
    Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center VAMC, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    J Trauma Stress 23:78-85. 2010
    ..Implications for interventions and future research are discussed...
  16. ncbi request reprint On counterbalancing of symptom-reporting in trauma surveys
    Madhavi K Reddy
    VA Medical Center 116A9, One Veterans Drive, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Psychol Rep 105:1154-8. 2009
    ..Results indicate ordering of symptom measures immediately before or after reports of combat experiences did not influence reports of PTSD symptoms. Implications of results are discussed...
  17. ncbi request reprint Impact of prior Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom combat duty on mental health in a predeployment cohort of National Guard soldiers
    Melissa A Polusny
    Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center VAMC, One Veterans Drive 116A, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Mil Med 174:353-7. 2009
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  18. ncbi request reprint The association between in-service sexual harassment and post-traumatic stress disorder among Department of Veterans Affairs disability applicants
    Maureen Murdoch
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, d Section of General Internal Medicine, Minneapolis VA Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Mil Med 171:166-73. 2006
    ..The goal was to describe the association between post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and in-service sexual harassment in a nationally representative sample of Department of Veterans Affairs PTSD disability applicants...
  19. doi request reprint Does trauma survey research cause more distress than other types of survey research?
    Amanda G Ferrier-Auerbach
    Minneapolis VA Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    J Trauma Stress 22:320-3. 2009
    ..Results suggest that level of distress after participating in trauma research was insufficient to reduce willingness for, or perceived benefit from, participation in trauma survey research...
  20. doi request reprint Predictors of alcohol use prior to deployment in National Guard Soldiers
    Amanda G Ferrier-Auerbach
    Minneapolis VA Medical Center, One Veterans Drive, Minneapolis, MN 55417, United States
    Addict Behav 34:625-31. 2009
    ..The results of this study illustrate the role of factors associated with problematic drinking in a sample of high-risk individuals...