Tracy L Simpson

Summary

Affiliation: University of Washington
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Concomitance between childhood sexual and physical abuse and substance use problems. A review
    Tracy L Simpson
    Department of Psychology, Addictive Behaviors Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Clin Psychol Rev 22:27-77. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Childhood sexual abuse, PTSD, and the functional roles of alcohol use among women drinkers
    Tracy L Simpson
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System and Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98108, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 38:249-70. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Women's treatment utilization and its relationship to childhood sexual abuse history and lifetime PTSD
    Tracy L Simpson
    Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington 98108, USA
    Subst Abus 23:17-30. 2002
  4. doi request reprint Relationships among veteran status, gender, and key health indicators in a national young adult sample
    Joel R Grossbard
    Veterans Affairs VA Puget Sound Health Care System, 1660 S Columbian Way 116 WTRC, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 64:547-53. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Effects of participation in a mindfulness program for veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder: a randomized controlled pilot study
    David J Kearney
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Clin Psychol 69:14-27. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Loving-kindness meditation for posttraumatic stress disorder: a pilot study
    David J Kearney
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Department of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Trauma Stress 26:426-34. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Follow-up care for alcohol misuse among OEF/OIF veterans with and without alcohol use disorders and posttraumatic stress disorder
    Joel R Grossbard
    Health Services Research and Development HSR and D, Veterans Affairs VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98101, USA Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA Electronic address
    J Subst Abuse Treat 45:409-15. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Psychiatric correlates of medical care costs among veterans receiving mental health care
    Tracy L Simpson
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    J Interpers Violence 27:1005-22. 2012
  9. pmc Sexual behaviors and sexually transmitted infections in a nationally representative sample of women veterans and nonveterans
    Keren Lehavot
    1 Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center MIRECC, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 23:246-52. 2014
  10. pmc The correspondence of daily and retrospective PTSD reports among female victims of sexual assault
    Kristin Naragon-Gainey
    Veterans Affairs VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle Division, Seattle, WA, USA
    Psychol Assess 24:1041-7. 2012

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint Concomitance between childhood sexual and physical abuse and substance use problems. A review
    Tracy L Simpson
    Department of Psychology, Addictive Behaviors Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Clin Psychol Rev 22:27-77. 2002
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  2. ncbi request reprint Childhood sexual abuse, PTSD, and the functional roles of alcohol use among women drinkers
    Tracy L Simpson
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System and Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98108, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 38:249-70. 2003
    ..Theoretical and clinical implications of these findings are considered...
  3. ncbi request reprint Women's treatment utilization and its relationship to childhood sexual abuse history and lifetime PTSD
    Tracy L Simpson
    Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington 98108, USA
    Subst Abus 23:17-30. 2002
    ..However, participants with both PTSD and CSA concentrated on mental health treatment while those with only PTSD focused on substance abuse treatment...
  4. doi request reprint Relationships among veteran status, gender, and key health indicators in a national young adult sample
    Joel R Grossbard
    Veterans Affairs VA Puget Sound Health Care System, 1660 S Columbian Way 116 WTRC, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 64:547-53. 2013
    ..Although many risk behaviors peak during young adulthood, little is known about health risk factors and access to care. This study assessed health indicators and health care access in a national sample of young adult veterans and civilians...
  5. doi request reprint Effects of participation in a mindfulness program for veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder: a randomized controlled pilot study
    David J Kearney
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Clin Psychol 69:14-27. 2013
    ..To assess outcomes associated with Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) for veterans with PTSD...
  6. doi request reprint Loving-kindness meditation for posttraumatic stress disorder: a pilot study
    David J Kearney
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Department of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Trauma Stress 26:426-34. 2013
    ..Additional study of loving-kindness meditation for PTSD is warranted to determine whether the changes seen are due to the loving-kindness meditation intervention versus other influences, including concurrent receipt of other treatments...
  7. ncbi request reprint Follow-up care for alcohol misuse among OEF/OIF veterans with and without alcohol use disorders and posttraumatic stress disorder
    Joel R Grossbard
    Health Services Research and Development HSR and D, Veterans Affairs VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98101, USA Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA Electronic address
    J Subst Abuse Treat 45:409-15. 2013
    ..1%) and neither AUD nor PTSD (52.3%). Among OEF/OIF VA outpatients with alcohol misuse, those with AUD had higher rates of follow-up for alcohol misuse than those without, but PTSD was not associated with differential follow-up...
  8. doi request reprint Psychiatric correlates of medical care costs among veterans receiving mental health care
    Tracy L Simpson
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    J Interpers Violence 27:1005-22. 2012
    ..Greater DESNOS severity appears to be associated with lower specialty medical care costs but not primary care costs. These findings may indicate that patients with DESNOS symptoms are at risk for being underreferred for specialty care...
  9. pmc Sexual behaviors and sexually transmitted infections in a nationally representative sample of women veterans and nonveterans
    Keren Lehavot
    1 Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center MIRECC, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 23:246-52. 2014
    ..Few studies have examined their sexual behaviors and rates of sexually transmitted infections (STIs), and none have compared women veterans to nonveterans to identify potential sexual health disparities...
  10. pmc The correspondence of daily and retrospective PTSD reports among female victims of sexual assault
    Kristin Naragon-Gainey
    Veterans Affairs VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle Division, Seattle, WA, USA
    Psychol Assess 24:1041-7. 2012
    ..Implications for clinical assessment methodology are discussed...
  11. doi request reprint Veterans administration health care utilization among sexual minority veterans
    Tracy L Simpson
    Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Psychol Serv 10:223-32. 2013
    ..Stigma and lack of communication between GLB veterans and their providers about sexual orientation are areas of concern for VHA...
  12. doi request reprint Barriers to care for women veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder and depressive symptoms
    Keren Lehavot
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington, and University of Washington, USA
    Psychol Serv 10:203-12. 2013
    ..These data highlight specific areas of vulnerability of women veterans with comorbid PTSD and depressive symptoms and identify areas of concern as VA and other health facilities work to ensure equitable access to care...
  13. doi request reprint Symptoms of posttraumatic stress predict craving among alcohol treatment seekers: results of a daily monitoring study
    Tracy L Simpson
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 26:724-33. 2012
    ..Additionally, clinicians may be better able to refine treatment decisions to more efficiently break the cycle between PTSD-related distress and AUD symptoms...
  14. doi request reprint Participation in mindfulness-based stress reduction is not associated with reductions in emotional eating or uncontrolled eating
    David J Kearney
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Nutr Res 32:413-20. 2012
    ..Randomized studies are needed to further define the relationship between mindfulness program participation and eating behaviors...
  15. doi request reprint Daily telephone monitoring compared with retrospective recall of alcohol use among patients in early recovery
    Tracy L Simpson
    VISN 20 Mental Illness Research Education and Clinical Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Am J Addict 20:63-8. 2011
    ..The results indicate a need for further refinement of IVR methodology for treatment seeking populations as well as caution when retrospectively assessing drinking over time periods longer than a week among these individuals. ..
  16. doi request reprint A pilot trial of the alpha-1 adrenergic antagonist, prazosin, for alcohol dependence
    Tracy L Simpson
    Center of Excellence in Substance Abuse Treatment and Education, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 33:255-63. 2009
    ..Theory and preclinical evidence suggest that noradrenergic circuits may be involved in alcohol reinforcement and relapse. We therefore tested the alpha-1 adrenergic receptor antagonist, prazosin, as a pharmacotherapy for AD...
  17. doi request reprint The role of military social support in understanding the relationship between PTSD, physical health, and healthcare utilization in women veterans
    Keren Lehavot
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington, USA Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Trauma Stress 26:772-5. 2013
    ..97, SE = 0.44) and less frequent VHA utilization (B = -0.15, SE = 0.05). Neither moderation model was significant, such that military social support behaved in a similar way regardless of PTSD status...
  18. doi request reprint Association of participation in a mindfulness program with measures of PTSD, depression and quality of life in a veteran sample
    David J Kearney
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seatte, WA, USA
    J Clin Psychol 68:101-16. 2012
    ..To assess outcomes of veterans who participated in mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR)...
  19. pmc Incorporating lesbian and bisexual women into women veterans' health priorities
    Keren Lehavot
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System, 1660 S Columbian Way 116 POC, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 28:S609-14. 2013
    ..Training of staff and providers, education efforts, outreach activities, and research on this subpopulation are critical to ensure equitable and high quality service delivery...
  20. doi request reprint Health indicators for military, veteran, and civilian women
    Keren Lehavot
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle Division, Washington, 98108, USA
    Am J Prev Med 42:473-80. 2012
    ..Women who have served in the military are a rapidly growing population. No previous studies have compared directly their health status to that of civilians...
  21. doi request reprint Posttraumatic sequelae associated with military sexual trauma in female veterans enrolled in VA outpatient mental health clinics
    Jane A Luterek
    Mental Health Service, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington 98108, USA
    J Trauma Dissociation 12:261-74. 2011
    ..VA patients reporting MSA may represent notably heterogeneous groups that include more complex posttraumatic reactions. Treatment interventions focused on complex PTSD may be warranted for a subset of female veterans who endorse MSA...
  22. ncbi request reprint Taking charge: a pilot curriculum of self-defense and personal safety training for female veterans with PTSD because of military sexual trauma
    Wendy S David
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavorial Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle and Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, USA
    J Interpers Violence 21:555-65. 2006
    ..The authors propose that this therapeutic self-defense curriculum provides an enhanced exposure therapy paradigm that may be a potent therapeutic tool in the treatment of PTSD...
  23. ncbi request reprint Mindfulness meditation and substance use in an incarcerated population
    Sarah Bowen
    Addictive Behaviors Research Center, Department of Psychology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 20:343-7. 2006
    ..VM participants showed decreases in alcohol-related problems and psychiatric symptoms as well as increases in positive psychosocial outcomes. The utility of mindfulness-based treatments for substance use is discussed...
  24. ncbi request reprint Telephone self-monitoring among alcohol use disorder patients in early recovery: a randomized study of feasibility and measurement reactivity
    Tracy L Simpson
    VISN 20 Mental Illness Research Education and Clinical Center, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 79:241-50. 2005
    ..Results suggest that IVR technology is feasible and appropriate for telephone symptom monitoring in similar clinical samples...
  25. pmc Validation of a nine-dimensional measure of drinking motives for use in clinical applications: the desired effects of drinking scale
    Suzanne R Doyle
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, 98105, United States
    Addict Behav 36:1052-60. 2011
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Comparing the diagnosis of PTSD when assessing worst versus multiple traumatic events in a chronically mentally ill sample
    Tracy L Simpson
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Mental Health Service, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Trauma Stress 24:361-4. 2011
    ..2% when considering all traumas. Although preliminary, these results suggest that linking PTSD symptoms to a single traumatic event excludes a meaningful number of cases who are otherwise indistinguishable based on symptom profile...
  27. ncbi request reprint Making a case for personal safety: perceptions of vulnerability and desire for self-defense training among female veterans
    Wendy S David
    University of Washington, USA
    J Interpers Violence 19:991-1001. 2004
    ..These pilot results support the development of an adjunct intervention to augment current PTSD treatments for women veterans with histories of sexual and physical trauma...