Jennifer J Vasterling

Summary

Affiliation: Tulane University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Attention, learning, and memory performances and intellectual resources in Vietnam veterans: PTSD and no disorder comparisons
    Jennifer J Vasterling
    Mental Health Service Line, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Neuropsychology 16:5-14. 2002
  2. ncbi Olfactory functioning in Gulf War-era veterans: relationships to war-zone duty, self-reported hazards exposures, and psychological distress
    Jennifer J Vasterling
    Mental Health Service Line, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 9:407-18. 2003
  3. ncbi Global-local visual processing in posttraumatic stress disorder
    Jennifer J Vasterling
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 10:709-18. 2004
  4. ncbi Mental health of US Gulf War veterans 10 years after the war
    Rosemary Toomey
    Toomey, Psychology Department, Boston University, 648 Beacon Street, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Br J Psychiatry 190:385-93. 2007
  5. ncbi Neuropsychological outcomes of army personnel following deployment to the Iraq war
    Jennifer J Vasterling
    Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System and Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans 70112, USA
    JAMA 296:519-29. 2006
  6. pmc The impact of the 1991 Gulf War on the mind and brain: findings from neuropsychological and neuroimaging research
    Jennifer J Vasterling
    New Orleans VA Medical Center, LA 70112, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 361:593-604. 2006
  7. ncbi The Neurocognition Deployment Health Study: a prospective cohort study of Army Soldiers
    Jennifer J Vasterling
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Mil Med 171:253-60. 2006
  8. ncbi Test of memory malingering (TOMM) trial 1 as a screening measure for insufficient effort
    Sid E O'Bryant
    New Orleans VA Medical Center, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Clin Neuropsychol 21:511-21. 2007
  9. ncbi Early symptom predictors of chronic distress in Gulf War veterans
    Karin E Thompson
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Mental Health Service Line, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 192:146-52. 2004
  10. ncbi Suppression of attentional bias in PTSD
    Joseph I Constans
    Mental Health Service, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Department of Psychiatry and Neurology, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112 1262, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 113:315-23. 2004

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Publications14

  1. ncbi Attention, learning, and memory performances and intellectual resources in Vietnam veterans: PTSD and no disorder comparisons
    Jennifer J Vasterling
    Mental Health Service Line, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Neuropsychology 16:5-14. 2002
    ..Results suggested that although intellectual resources may constitute a vulnerability-protective factor for PTSD development, PTSD was associated with cognitive impairment independent of intellectual functioning...
  2. ncbi Olfactory functioning in Gulf War-era veterans: relationships to war-zone duty, self-reported hazards exposures, and psychological distress
    Jennifer J Vasterling
    Mental Health Service Line, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 9:407-18. 2003
    ..e., olfactory) or cognitive deficits are related to war-zone participation but do underscore the increasingly demonstrated association between self-reported health concerns and symptoms of emotional distress...
  3. ncbi Global-local visual processing in posttraumatic stress disorder
    Jennifer J Vasterling
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 10:709-18. 2004
    ..Findings provide partial support for the hypothesis that PTSD may be associated with a functional cerebral asymmetry favoring the right hemisphere...
  4. ncbi Mental health of US Gulf War veterans 10 years after the war
    Rosemary Toomey
    Toomey, Psychology Department, Boston University, 648 Beacon Street, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Br J Psychiatry 190:385-93. 2007
    ..Gulf War veterans reported multiple psychological symptoms immediately after the war; the temporal course of these symptoms remains unclear...
  5. ncbi Neuropsychological outcomes of army personnel following deployment to the Iraq war
    Jennifer J Vasterling
    Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System and Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans 70112, USA
    JAMA 296:519-29. 2006
    ..Previous studies have not conducted objective neuropsychological assessments both before and after a major war-zone deployment...
  6. pmc The impact of the 1991 Gulf War on the mind and brain: findings from neuropsychological and neuroimaging research
    Jennifer J Vasterling
    New Orleans VA Medical Center, LA 70112, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 361:593-604. 2006
    ..Therefore, research addressing clinical management of GW veterans with neuropsychological dysfunction and neuroimaging abnormalities may prove more fruitful than exclusive focus on aetiology...
  7. ncbi The Neurocognition Deployment Health Study: a prospective cohort study of Army Soldiers
    Jennifer J Vasterling
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Mil Med 171:253-60. 2006
    ..Findings should have the potential to delineate neuropsychological outcomes related to combat theater deployment and to identify potential risk and protective factors related to health outcomes...
  8. ncbi Test of memory malingering (TOMM) trial 1 as a screening measure for insufficient effort
    Sid E O'Bryant
    New Orleans VA Medical Center, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Clin Neuropsychol 21:511-21. 2007
    ..Diagnostic accuracy estimates are presented for a range of base rates. The need for more comprehensive SVT assessment in most clinical and forensic situation is discussed...
  9. ncbi Early symptom predictors of chronic distress in Gulf War veterans
    Karin E Thompson
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Mental Health Service Line, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 192:146-52. 2004
    ..Findings highlight the importance of targeting early emotional numbing and hyperarousal symptom clusters to reduce longer-term psychological distress...
  10. ncbi Suppression of attentional bias in PTSD
    Joseph I Constans
    Mental Health Service, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Department of Psychiatry and Neurology, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112 1262, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 113:315-23. 2004
    ..Potential theoretical explanations of the findings are discussed...
  11. ncbi Neuropsychological screening for cognitive impairment using computer-assisted tasks
    Roberta F White
    VA Boston Healthcare System and Boston University, USA
    Assessment 10:86-101. 2003
    ..Sensitivity and specificity for the least random classification procedure were 0.87 and 0.67, respectively. The results suggest that computer-assisted screening methods are a promising means of triaging patients...
  12. ncbi Cognitive components of deficit awareness in Alzheimer's disease
    Lisa M Duke
    Mental Health Service Line, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Neuropsychology 16:359-69. 2002
    ..AD patients may display intact immediate awareness of memory dysfunction but fail to incorporate incidents of memory failure into generalized self-belief systems...
  13. ncbi Interrater reliability of neuropsychological diagnoses: a Department of Veterans Affairs cooperative study
    Roberta F White
    VA Medical Center, Boston University, MA 02310, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 8:555-65. 2002
    ..44 +/- s.e.(kappa) = .029]. These levels of reliability are comparable to those found for other psychiatric and neurologic specialties and for medical diagnoses made by other health care disciplines...
  14. ncbi PTSD symptoms, life events, and unit cohesion in U.S. soldiers: baseline findings from the neurocognition deployment health study
    Kevin Brailey
    Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System and Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, USA
    J Trauma Stress 20:495-503. 2007
    ..These symptoms may serve as vulnerabilities that could potentially be activated by subsequent war-zone deployment. Higher predeployment unit cohesion levels appear to ameliorate such symptoms, potentially lessening future vulnerability...