J J Vasterling

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Olfactory identification in combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder
    J J Vasterling
    Mental Health Service Line COS6, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    J Trauma Stress 13:241-53. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint 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
  3. ncbi request reprint 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 request reprint Head injury as a predictor of psychological outcome in combat veterans
    J J Vasterling
    Mental Health Service, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Trauma Stress 13:441-51. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint Qualitative block design analysis in posttraumatic stress disorder
    J J Vasterling
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Assessment 7:217-26. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint 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
  7. ncbi request reprint Attention and memory dysfunction in posttraumatic stress disorder
    J J Vasterling
    Mental Health Service Line C056, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, New Orleans, Louisiana 70146, USA
    Neuropsychology 12:125-33. 1998
  8. ncbi request reprint Impact of threat relevance on P3 event-related potentials in combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder
    M S Stanford
    Department of Psychology, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA 70148, USA
    Psychiatry Res 102:125-37. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint 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
  10. ncbi request reprint Clinical and neuropsychological correlates of impaired awareness of deficits in Alzheimer disease and Parkinson disease: a comparative study
    B Seltzer
    Department of Psychiatry and Neurology, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Neuropsychiatry Neuropsychol Behav Neurol 14:122-9. 2001

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. ncbi request reprint Olfactory identification in combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder
    J J Vasterling
    Mental Health Service Line COS6, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    J Trauma Stress 13:241-53. 2000
    ..Results bolster prior research indicating fronto-limbic dysfunction in PTSD, and suggest involvement of the orbitofrontal region...
  2. ncbi request reprint 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...
  3. ncbi request reprint 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 request reprint Head injury as a predictor of psychological outcome in combat veterans
    J J Vasterling
    Mental Health Service, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Trauma Stress 13:441-51. 2000
    ..Comparisons between veterans with and without history of head injury indicated that head injury was associated with more severe depression. Regression analysis suggested that head injury predicted depression, but not PTSD, severity...
  5. ncbi request reprint Qualitative block design analysis in posttraumatic stress disorder
    J J Vasterling
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Assessment 7:217-26. 2000
    ..Findings are suggestive of relative left hemisphere hypoactivation and are congruent with prior research documenting cerebral asymmetries in emotional disorders...
  6. ncbi request reprint 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...
  7. ncbi request reprint Attention and memory dysfunction in posttraumatic stress disorder
    J J Vasterling
    Mental Health Service Line C056, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, New Orleans, Louisiana 70146, USA
    Neuropsychology 12:125-33. 1998
    ..Results suggest that intrusion of traumatic memories in PTSD may not be limited to trauma-related cognitions but instead reflects a more general pattern of disinhibition...
  8. ncbi request reprint Impact of threat relevance on P3 event-related potentials in combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder
    M S Stanford
    Department of Psychology, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA 70148, USA
    Psychiatry Res 102:125-37. 2001
    ..Results are consistent with resource allocation models of PTSD, which suggest that PTSD is characterized by attentional bias to threat stimuli at the expense of attention to emotionally neutral information...
  9. ncbi request reprint 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...
  10. ncbi request reprint Clinical and neuropsychological correlates of impaired awareness of deficits in Alzheimer disease and Parkinson disease: a comparative study
    B Seltzer
    Department of Psychiatry and Neurology, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Neuropsychiatry Neuropsychol Behav Neurol 14:122-9. 2001
    ..To compare patients with Alzheimer disease (AD) and Parkinson disease (PD) with regard to their awareness of cognitive, emotional/social interaction, self-care, and motor-related neurologic deficits...
  11. ncbi request reprint Relationship of psychiatric status to Gulf War veterans' health problems
    J Wolfe
    Boston VA Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, MA 02130, USA
    Psychosom Med 61:532-40. 1999
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  12. ncbi request reprint Memory of psychodiagnostic information: biases and effects of expertise
    K Brailey
    New Orleans Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Department of Psychiatry and Neurology, Tulane University School of Medicine, USA
    Am J Psychol 114:55-92. 2001
    ..Implications of these findings for expertise models are discussed...
  13. doi request reprint Validation of scales from the Deployment Risk and Resilience Inventory in a sample of Operation Iraqi Freedom veterans
    Dawne S Vogt
    Women s Health Sciences Division, National Center for PTSD, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    Assessment 15:391-403. 2008
    ..Additionally, support was obtained for criterion-related validity, as demonstrated by associations with mental and physical health measures, and discriminative validity, as demonstrated by differences between key military subgroups...
  14. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder and health functioning in a non-treatment-seeking sample of Iraq war veterans: a prospective analysis
    Jennifer J Vasterling
    Department of Veterans Affairs VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 45:347-58. 2008
    ..Our findings highlight the functional impact of PTSD, which extends beyond psychological symptoms to health-related daily functioning...
  15. doi request reprint Mild traumatic brain injury and posttraumatic stress disorder in returning veterans: perspectives from cognitive neuroscience
    Jennifer J Vasterling
    Psychology Service and VA National Center for PTSD, VA Boston Healthcare System, 116B, 150 S Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    Clin Psychol Rev 29:674-84. 2009
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  16. doi request reprint The influence of pre-deployment neurocognitive functioning on post-deployment PTSD symptom outcomes among Iraq-deployed Army soldiers
    Brian P Marx
    VA Boston Healthcare System, Behavioral Science Division, National Center for PTSD, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 15:840-52. 2009
    ..These findings highlight the potential role of pre-trauma neurocognitive functioning in moderating the effects of trauma exposure on PTSD symptoms..
  17. doi request reprint PTSD symptom increases in Iraq-deployed soldiers: comparison with nondeployed soldiers and associations with baseline symptoms, deployment experiences, and postdeployment stress
    Jennifer J Vasterling
    VA National Center for PTSD, VA Boston Healthcare System, and Department of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    J Trauma Stress 23:41-51. 2010
    ..Combat severity was more strongly associated with symptom increases among active duty soldiers with higher baseline PTSD symptoms...
  18. doi request reprint Brain-derived neurotrophic factor in traumatic brain injury, post-traumatic stress disorder, and their comorbid conditions: role in pathogenesis and treatment
    Gary B Kaplan
    Mental Health and Psychiatry Services, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    Behav Pharmacol 21:427-37. 2010
    ..Such treatment approaches could facilitate neuroplastic changes that lead to adaptive neural repair and reverse cognitive and emotional deficits in both TBI and PTSD...
  19. ncbi request reprint 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...
  20. doi request reprint Understanding the neuropsychological consequences of deployment stress: a public health framework
    Jennifer J Vasterling
    Psychology Service and VA National Center for PTSD, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, Massachusetts 02130, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 17:1-6. 2011
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  21. ncbi request reprint 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...
  22. ncbi request reprint 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...
  23. ncbi request reprint Praxis lateralization: errors in right and left hemisphere stroke
    B Hanna-Pladdy
    Department of Psychiatry and Neurology, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, USA
    Cortex 37:219-30. 2001
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  24. ncbi request reprint 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...
  25. 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...
  26. ncbi request reprint 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...
  27. ncbi request reprint 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...
  28. ncbi request reprint 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...
  29. ncbi request reprint Memory for emotionally neutral information in posttraumatic stress disorder: A meta-analytic investigation
    Chris R Brewin
    Subdepartment of Clinical Health Psychology, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    J Abnorm Psychol 116:448-63. 2007
    ..The findings are placed in the context of recent neurobiological and experimental cognitive research...
  30. ncbi request reprint 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...
  31. ncbi request reprint 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...