Dawn M Johnson

Summary

Affiliation: Summa Health System
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The clinical relevance of a partial remission specifier for posttraumatic stress disorder
    Dawn M Johnson
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    J Trauma Stress 16:515-8. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Utilization of mental health treatment and other services by battered women in shelters
    Dawn M Johnson
    Summa Kent State Center for the Treatment and Study of Traumatic Stress, Summa Health System, Akron, OH 44310, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:1595-7. 2007
  3. pmc The cortisol awakening response as a function of PTSD severity and abuse chronicity in sheltered battered women
    Dawn M Johnson
    Summa Kent State Center for the Treatment and Study of Traumatic Stress, Summa Health System, Akron, OH 44310, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 22:793-800. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Emotional numbing weakens abused inner-city women's resiliency resources
    Dawn M Johnson
    Summa Kent State Center for the Treatment and Study of Traumatic Stress, Summa Health System, Akron, OH, USA
    J Trauma Stress 20:197-206. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint A cognitive-behavioral treatment for battered women with PTSD in shelters: findings from a pilot study
    Dawn M Johnson
    Summa Kent State Center for the Treatment and Study of Traumatic Stress, Akron, OH 44310, USA
    J Trauma Stress 19:559-64. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Clinical features and impairment in women with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), BPD without PTSD, and other personality disorders with PTSD
    Caron Zlotnick
    Brown University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Butler Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 191:706-13. 2003
  7. doi request reprint The relative contribution of abuse severity and PTSD severity on the psychiatric and social morbidity of battered women in shelters
    Dawn M Johnson
    Summa Kent State Center for the Treatment and Study of Traumatic Stress, Akron, OH 44310, USA
    Behav Ther 39:232-41. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in borderline personality disorder: findings from the Collaborative Longitudinal Personality Disorders Study
    Dawn M Johnson
    Summa Health System, St Thomas Hospital, Akron, OH 44310, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 44:284-92. 2003
  9. doi request reprint PTSD compromises battered women's future safety
    Sara Perez
    Kent State University and Summa Kent State Center for the Treatment and Study of Traumatic Stress, Akron, OH 44310, USA
    J Interpers Violence 23:635-51. 2008
  10. pmc Cognitive behavioral treatment of PTSD in residents of battered women's shelters: results of a randomized clinical trial
    Dawn M Johnson
    Department of Psychology, University of Akron, Akron, OH 44325 4301, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 79:542-51. 2011

Research Grants

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Publications22

  1. ncbi request reprint The clinical relevance of a partial remission specifier for posttraumatic stress disorder
    Dawn M Johnson
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    J Trauma Stress 16:515-8. 2003
    ..Results support the clinical utility of a partial remission specifier for PTSD...
  2. ncbi request reprint Utilization of mental health treatment and other services by battered women in shelters
    Dawn M Johnson
    Summa Kent State Center for the Treatment and Study of Traumatic Stress, Summa Health System, Akron, OH 44310, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:1595-7. 2007
    ..This study investigated the frequency and types of resources used by battered women in shelters, as well as factors that relate to greater use of mental health services and to seeking help from a greater number of resources...
  3. pmc The cortisol awakening response as a function of PTSD severity and abuse chronicity in sheltered battered women
    Dawn M Johnson
    Summa Kent State Center for the Treatment and Study of Traumatic Stress, Summa Health System, Akron, OH 44310, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 22:793-800. 2008
    ..Implications of findings and suggestions for future research are discussed...
  4. ncbi request reprint Emotional numbing weakens abused inner-city women's resiliency resources
    Dawn M Johnson
    Summa Kent State Center for the Treatment and Study of Traumatic Stress, Summa Health System, Akron, OH, USA
    J Trauma Stress 20:197-206. 2007
    ..Emotional numbing symptoms of PTSD accounted most for women's resource loss. Findings highlight the importance of research and intervention that more directly examines the link between emotions and resource loss...
  5. ncbi request reprint A cognitive-behavioral treatment for battered women with PTSD in shelters: findings from a pilot study
    Dawn M Johnson
    Summa Kent State Center for the Treatment and Study of Traumatic Stress, Akron, OH 44310, USA
    J Trauma Stress 19:559-64. 2006
    ..These gains were maintained over time. Results should be interpreted with caution due to the small sample size and lack of a control group...
  6. ncbi request reprint Clinical features and impairment in women with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), BPD without PTSD, and other personality disorders with PTSD
    Caron Zlotnick
    Brown University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Butler Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 191:706-13. 2003
    ..Consistent with other research, the findings suggest that PTSD does not appear to alter the central features of BPD. The clinical implications of our findings are considered...
  7. doi request reprint The relative contribution of abuse severity and PTSD severity on the psychiatric and social morbidity of battered women in shelters
    Dawn M Johnson
    Summa Kent State Center for the Treatment and Study of Traumatic Stress, Akron, OH 44310, USA
    Behav Ther 39:232-41. 2008
    ..Results highlight the need for the assessment and treatment of IPV-related PTSD in battered women's shelters...
  8. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in borderline personality disorder: findings from the Collaborative Longitudinal Personality Disorders Study
    Dawn M Johnson
    Summa Health System, St Thomas Hospital, Akron, OH 44310, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 44:284-92. 2003
    ..For example, no difference was found in rates of major depressive disorder, a condition that is more prevalent in females. Thus, BPD pathology may be a prevailing characterization that can attenuate usual gender-based distinctions...
  9. doi request reprint PTSD compromises battered women's future safety
    Sara Perez
    Kent State University and Summa Kent State Center for the Treatment and Study of Traumatic Stress, Akron, OH 44310, USA
    J Interpers Violence 23:635-51. 2008
    ..Results suggest symptoms of PTSD predict severity of violence at follow-up over the impact of help-seeking behaviors, perceived helpfulness of these behaviors, and social support. Implications of results are discussed...
  10. pmc Cognitive behavioral treatment of PTSD in residents of battered women's shelters: results of a randomized clinical trial
    Dawn M Johnson
    Department of Psychology, University of Akron, Akron, OH 44325 4301, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 79:542-51. 2011
    ..This study was designed to explore the acceptability, feasibility, and initial efficacy of a new shelter-based treatment for victims of intimate partner violence (IPV; i.e., Helping to Overcome PTSD through Empowerment [HOPE])...
  11. ncbi request reprint Childhood abuse and intake severity in alcohol disorder patients
    Caron Zlotnick
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI, USA
    J Trauma Stress 19:949-59. 2006
    ..Posttraumatic stress disorder partially mediated the effect of both CSA and CPA on severity of psychiatric problems...
  12. pmc Correlates for legal help-seeking: contextual factors for battered women in shelter
    Caroline Vaile Wright
    Summa Kent State Center for the Treatment and Study of Traumatic Stress, USA
    Violence Vict 24:771-85. 2009
    ..Results highlight the need for a coordinated community response to IPV, addressing both legal needs and psychological needs simultaneously...
  13. ncbi request reprint A cognitive-behavioral treatment for incarcerated women with substance abuse disorder and posttraumatic stress disorder: findings from a pilot study
    Caron Zlotnick
    Brown University, 345 Blackstone Blvd, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 25:99-105. 2003
    ..However, these findings are tentative given that there was no control group...
  14. doi request reprint Remission of PTSD after victims of intimate partner violence leave a shelter
    Dawn M Johnson
    Department of Psychology, University of Akron, Akron, OH 44325 4301, USA
    J Trauma Stress 25:203-6. 2012
    ..095), and were less likely to reunite with their abuser after leaving the shelter than participants with chronic PTSD (3.3% and 22.4%, respectively). Clinical implications and limitations of findings are discussed...
  15. pmc The attenuating effect of empowerment on IPV-related PTSD symptoms in battered women living in domestic violence shelters
    Sara Perez
    Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center, OH, USA
    Violence Against Women 18:102-17. 2012
    ..The importance of fostering empowerment and addressing PTSD in addition to provision of resources in battered women is discussed...
  16. ncbi request reprint Traumatic exposure and posttraumatic stress disorder in borderline, schizotypal, avoidant, and obsessive-compulsive personality disorders: findings from the collaborative longitudinal personality disorders study
    Shirley Yen
    Department of Psychiatry, Brown University Medical School, 700 Butler Drive, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 190:510-8. 2002
    ..In addition, they support an association between severity of PD and severity of traumatic exposure, as indicated by earlier trauma onset, trauma of an assaultive and personal nature, and more types of traumatic events...
  17. ncbi request reprint Assessing psychological health and empowerment in women: the Personal Progress Scale Revised
    Dawn M Johnson
    Summa Kent State Center for the Treatment and Study of Traumatic Stress, Akron, OH, 44310, USA
    Women Health 41:109-29. 2005
    ..Additionally, the PPS-R demonstrated preliminary utility with a subgroup of abused women, a vulnerable group of women for whom empowerment is a variable of high importance...
  18. doi request reprint Factors influencing the relationship between sexual trauma and risky sexual behavior in college students
    Nicole L Johnson
    The University of Akron, Akron, OH 44325, USA
    J Interpers Violence 28:2315-31. 2013
    ..Social support quality acted as a buffer against the relationship described above where quantity exacerbated this relationship. Implications will be discussed. ..
  19. ncbi request reprint Intimate partner violence and long-term psychosocial functioning in a national sample of American women
    Caron Zlotnick
    Department of Psychiatry nad Human Behavior, Brown University School of Medicine Hospital, USA
    J Interpers Violence 21:262-75. 2006
    ..Also, nearly half of the women in an abusive relationship left the relationship within the period. Leaving the abusive relationship was associated with lower individual income and more social support at wave 1...
  20. ncbi request reprint Personality disorders, coping strategies, and posttraumatic stress disorder in women with histories of childhood sexual abuse
    Dawn M Johnson
    Brown University School of Medicine, USA
    J Child Sex Abus 12:19-39. 2003
    ..Results support a more complex conceptualization of the trauma-related symptoms that occur in adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse that incorporate the relationships between avoidant coping, personality disorders, and PTSD...
  21. ncbi request reprint Childhood maltreatment associated with adult personality disorders: findings from the Collaborative Longitudinal Personality Disorders Study
    Cynthia L Battle
    Collaborative Longitudinal PDs Study CLPS, Brown University Medical School, USA
    J Pers Disord 18:193-211. 2004
    ..However, even when controlling for the effect of borderline PD, other PD diagnoses were associated with specific types of maltreatment...
  22. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder: a practice-friendly review of outcome research
    Susan D Solomon
    Office of Behavioral and Social Science Research, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Clin Psychol 58:947-59. 2002
    ..Treatment should be tailored to the severity and type of presenting PTSD symptoms, to the type of trauma experience, and to the many likely comorbid diagnoses and adjustment problems...

Research Grants2

  1. Treatment of Battered Women with PTSD in Shelters
    Dawn Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  2. Treatment of PTSD in Recently Battered Women Living in Shelters
    Dawn Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..HOPE is manualized and easily portable, and thus can potentially provide a national model of treatment for sheltered battered women with PTSD. ..