Jennifer J Vasterling

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. doi request reprint Association of time since deployment, combat intensity, and posttraumatic stress symptoms with neuropsychological outcomes following Iraq war deployment
    Brian P Marx
    Behavioral Sciences Division, Veterans Affairs National Center for PTSD, Psychology Service, Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 66:996-1004. 2009
  4. 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
  5. doi request reprint Neuropsychological outcomes of mild traumatic brain injury, post-traumatic stress disorder and depression in Iraq-deployed US Army soldiers
    Jennifer J Vasterling
    VA Boston Healthcare System and Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    Br J Psychiatry 201:186-92. 2012
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. doi request reprint Neuropsychological functioning of U.S. Gulf War veterans 10 years after the war
    Rosemary Toomey
    Research Service, Boston VA Healthcare System, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 15:717-29. 2009

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. 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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  2. 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
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Association of time since deployment, combat intensity, and posttraumatic stress symptoms with neuropsychological outcomes following Iraq war deployment
    Brian P Marx
    Behavioral Sciences Division, Veterans Affairs National Center for PTSD, Psychology Service, Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 66:996-1004. 2009
    ..Previous research has demonstrated neuropsychological changes following Iraq deployment. It is unknown whether these changes endure without subsequent war-zone exposure or chronic stress symptoms...
  4. 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...
  5. doi request reprint Neuropsychological outcomes of mild traumatic brain injury, post-traumatic stress disorder and depression in Iraq-deployed US Army soldiers
    Jennifer J Vasterling
    VA Boston Healthcare System and Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    Br J Psychiatry 201:186-92. 2012
    ..Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a concern of contemporary military deployments. Whether milder TBI leads to enduring impairment remains controversial...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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..
  9. 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...
  10. doi request reprint Neuropsychological functioning of U.S. Gulf War veterans 10 years after the war
    Rosemary Toomey
    Research Service, Boston VA Healthcare System, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 15:717-29. 2009
    ..Evidence suggests that toxicant exposures influence both these functions, and depressive symptoms also influence attention...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. doi request reprint Relationships Among Predeployment Risk Factors, Warzone-Threat Appraisal, and Postdeployment PTSD Symptoms
    Molly R Franz
    Research Service, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Trauma Stress 26:498-506. 2013
    ..Helping service members cope with exposure to extreme stress during deployment by modifying certain prewar risk factors may facilitate reduction of PTSD symptoms following deployment. ..
  17. doi request reprint The Occupational JP8 Exposure Neuroepidemiology Study (OJENES): repeated workday exposure and central nervous system functioning among US Air Force personnel
    Susan P Proctor
    Military Performance Division, US Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Kansas St, Natick, MA 01760, USA
    Neurotoxicology 32:799-808. 2011
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Complicating factors associated with mild traumatic brain injury: impact on pain and posttraumatic stress disorder treatment
    John D Otis
    Research Service, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA 02130 4893, USA
    J Clin Psychol Med Settings 18:145-54. 2011
    ..Finally, the paper concludes with a discussion of the need for a multidisciplinary treatment approach, as well as a call for continued research to further refine existing treatments for these conditions...
  19. pmc Psychiatric diagnoses and neurobehavioral symptom severity among OEF/OIF VA patients with deployment-related traumatic brain injury: a gender comparison
    Katherine M Iverson
    Women s Health Sciences Division of National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Boston, Massachusetts 02130, USA
    Womens Health Issues 21:S210-7. 2011
    ..This study investigated gender differences in psychiatric diagnoses and neurobehavioral symptom severity among OEF/OIF veterans with deployment-related TBI...
  20. doi request reprint Stress-related psychological symptoms are associated with increased attentional capture by visually salient distractors
    Michael Esterman
    Research Service, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 19:835-40. 2013
    ..These findings suggest that posttraumatic stress and depression may be characterized as involving a general alteration of the balance between salience-based and goal-directed attentional systems...
  21. 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...