Jeffrey L Thomas

Summary

Affiliation: Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of mental health problems and functional impairment among active component and National Guard soldiers 3 and 12 months following combat in Iraq
    Jeffrey L Thomas
    Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Department of Military Psychiatry, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 67:614-23. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Dispositional optimism buffers combat veterans from the negative effects of warzone stress on mental health symptoms and work impairment
    Jeffrey L Thomas
    Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA
    J Clin Psychol 67:866-80. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Mild traumatic brain injury (concussion) during combat: lack of association of blast mechanism with persistent postconcussive symptoms
    Joshua E Wilk
    Division of Psychiatry and Neuroscience, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910, USA
    J Head Trauma Rehabil 25:9-14. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Unethical battlefield conduct reported by soldiers serving in the Iraq war
    Joshua E Wilk
    Division of Psychiatry and Neuroscience, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 201:259-65. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Relationship of combat experiences to alcohol misuse among U.S. soldiers returning from the Iraq war
    Joshua E Wilk
    Division of Psychiatry and Neuroscience, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, U S Army Medical Research and Materiel Command, Silver Spring, MD 20910, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 108:115-21. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Post-combat invincibility: violent combat experiences are associated with increased risk-taking propensity following deployment
    William D S Killgore
    Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Silver Spring, MD, United States
    J Psychiatr Res 42:1112-21. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Mental health advisory teams: a proactive examination of mental health during combat deployments
    Paul D Bliese
    Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, 503 Robert Grant Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA
    Int Rev Psychiatry 23:127-34. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Stigma, barriers to care, and use of mental health services among active duty and National Guard soldiers after combat
    Paul Y Kim
    Department of Military Psychiatry, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, 503 Robert Grant Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 61:582-8. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint 2003-2009 marital functioning trends among U.S. enlisted soldiers following combat deployments
    Lyndon A Riviere
    Center for Military Psychiatry and Neuroscience, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, 503 Robert Grant Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA
    Mil Med 177:1169-77. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Grief and physical health outcomes in U.S. soldiers returning from combat
    Robin L Toblin
    Military Psychiatry Branch, Center for Military Psychiatry and Neuroscience, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, 503 Robert Grant Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA
    J Affect Disord 136:469-75. 2012

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of mental health problems and functional impairment among active component and National Guard soldiers 3 and 12 months following combat in Iraq
    Jeffrey L Thomas
    Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Department of Military Psychiatry, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 67:614-23. 2010
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  2. ncbi request reprint Dispositional optimism buffers combat veterans from the negative effects of warzone stress on mental health symptoms and work impairment
    Jeffrey L Thomas
    Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA
    J Clin Psychol 67:866-80. 2011
    ..Dispositional optimism may protect soldiers from warzone stress and mental health symptoms. Potential mechanisms explaining how dispositional optimism may serve as a protective factor are discussed...
  3. doi request reprint Mild traumatic brain injury (concussion) during combat: lack of association of blast mechanism with persistent postconcussive symptoms
    Joshua E Wilk
    Division of Psychiatry and Neuroscience, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910, USA
    J Head Trauma Rehabil 25:9-14. 2010
    ..To determine whether screening for a blast mechanism of concussion identifies individuals at higher risk of persistent postconcussive symptoms (PCS)...
  4. doi request reprint Unethical battlefield conduct reported by soldiers serving in the Iraq war
    Joshua E Wilk
    Division of Psychiatry and Neuroscience, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 201:259-65. 2013
    ..30) and specific combat experiences (particularly, witnessing war atrocities [β = 0.14] and fighting [β = 0.13]) are much more strongly associated with unethical conduct than is PTSD (β = 0.04)...
  5. doi request reprint Relationship of combat experiences to alcohol misuse among U.S. soldiers returning from the Iraq war
    Joshua E Wilk
    Division of Psychiatry and Neuroscience, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, U S Army Medical Research and Materiel Command, Silver Spring, MD 20910, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 108:115-21. 2010
    ..The current study examined the association of specific types of combat experiences with a positive screen for alcohol misuse...
  6. doi request reprint Post-combat invincibility: violent combat experiences are associated with increased risk-taking propensity following deployment
    William D S Killgore
    Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Silver Spring, MD, United States
    J Psychiatr Res 42:1112-21. 2008
    ..Findings highlight the importance of education and counseling for returning service members to mitigate the public health consequences of elevated risk-propensity associated with combat exposure...
  7. doi request reprint Mental health advisory teams: a proactive examination of mental health during combat deployments
    Paul D Bliese
    Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, 503 Robert Grant Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA
    Int Rev Psychiatry 23:127-34. 2011
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Stigma, barriers to care, and use of mental health services among active duty and National Guard soldiers after combat
    Paul Y Kim
    Department of Military Psychiatry, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, 503 Robert Grant Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 61:582-8. 2010
    ..Stigma and barriers to care were also reported for each component (active duty and National Guard)...
  9. ncbi request reprint 2003-2009 marital functioning trends among U.S. enlisted soldiers following combat deployments
    Lyndon A Riviere
    Center for Military Psychiatry and Neuroscience, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, 503 Robert Grant Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA
    Mil Med 177:1169-77. 2012
    ..This study examined 2003-2009 trends in three marital functioning indicators: marital quality, infidelity, and separation/divorce intent, and in marital dissolution rates among U.S. soldiers...
  10. doi request reprint Grief and physical health outcomes in U.S. soldiers returning from combat
    Robin L Toblin
    Military Psychiatry Branch, Center for Military Psychiatry and Neuroscience, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, 503 Robert Grant Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA
    J Affect Disord 136:469-75. 2012
    ..We aimed to identify the prevalence of post-deployment physical health problems and their association with difficulty coping with grief...
  11. doi request reprint Mild traumatic brain injury in U.S. Soldiers returning from Iraq
    Charles W Hoge
    Division of Psychiatry and Neuroscience, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, U S Army Medical Research and Materiel Command, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA
    N Engl J Med 358:453-63. 2008
    ..However, the epidemiology of combat-related mild traumatic brain injury is poorly understood...
  12. doi request reprint Mental health outcomes in US and UK military personnel returning from Iraq
    Josefin Sundin
    Josefin Sundin, PhD, King s College London, Academic Centre for Defence Mental Health ACDMH, London, UK Richard K Herrell, PhD, Charles W Hoge, MD, Center for Military Psychiatry and Neuroscience, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command, Silver Spring, Maryland, USA Nicola T Fear, DPhil Oxon, King s College London, King s Centre for Military Health Research KCMHR, London, UK Amy B Adler, PhD, US Army Medical Research Unit Europe, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command, Heidelberg, Germany Neil Greenberg, MD, King s College London, Academic Centre for Defence Mental Health ACDMH, London, UK Lyndon A Riviere, PhD, Jeffrey L Thomas, PhD, Center for Military Psychiatry and Neuroscience, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command, Silver Spring, Maryland, Germany
    Br J Psychiatry 204:200-7. 2014
    ..Research of military personnel who deployed to the conflicts in Iraq or Afghanistan has suggested that there are differences in mental health outcomes between UK and US military personnel...
  13. ncbi request reprint The effects of mental health symptoms and organizational climate on intent to leave the military among combat veterans
    Paul J Wright
    Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, 503 Robert Grant Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA
    Mil Med 177:773-9. 2012
    ..Implications of these results for Army clinicians and career counselors are discussed...
  14. doi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder associated with combat service in Iraq or Afghanistan: reconciling prevalence differences between studies
    Brian C Kok
    Center for Military Psychiatry and Neuroscience, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 200:444-50. 2012
    ..7) in operational infantry units. Both population-level and unit-specific studies provided valuable and unique information for public health purposes; understanding the military context is essential for interpreting prevalence studies...
  15. ncbi request reprint The multilevel effects of occupational stressors on soldiers' well-being, organizational attachment, and readiness
    Jennifer S Tucker
    Department of Psychology, Portland State University, Portland, OR, USA
    J Occup Health Psychol 10:276-99. 2005
    ..However, some shared stressors exerted counterintuitive effects on stressor-outcome relationships. Implications for research and military personnel management are discussed...
  16. doi request reprint Stress and counterproductive work behavior: multiple relationships between demands, control, and soldier indiscipline over time
    Jennifer S Tucker
    Department of Psychology, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon, USA
    J Occup Health Psychol 14:257-71. 2009
    ..Additionally, the authors found reverse causal effects for control such that prior perceptions of a lack of control were associated with indiscipline and prior incidents of indiscipline with less control...
  17. ncbi request reprint A group randomized trial of critical incident stress debriefing provided to U.S. peacekeepers
    Amy B Adler
    US Army Medical Research Unit Europe, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Trauma Stress 21:253-63. 2008
    ..SMC), higher perceived organizational support (vs. SO), and more alcohol problems than SMC and SO. Soldiers reported that they liked CISD more than the SMC, and CISD did not cause undue distress...
  18. ncbi request reprint Contrasting approaches to psychological screening with U.S. combat soldiers
    Kathleen M Wright
    U S Army Medical Research Unit Europe, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Trauma Stress 20:965-75. 2007
    ..A composite screen with measures of posttraumatic stress, depression, and alcohol problems, along with a single self-referral item, performed most effectively...
  19. ncbi request reprint Discontinuous growth modeling of adaptation to sleep setting changes: individual differences and age
    Paul D Bliese
    U S Army Medical Research Unit Europe, Heidelberg, Germany
    Aviat Space Environ Med 78:485-92. 2007
    ..In addition, we examined whether the individual difference variable of participant age (a continuous variable ranging from 19-29 yr) was related to sleep patterns...
  20. ncbi request reprint Changes in alcohol use after traumatic experiences: the impact of combat on Army National Guardsmen
    Dale W Russell
    Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, 503 Robert Grant Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910, United States Uniformed Services University, F Edward Hebert School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, MD 20814, United States Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 139:47-52. 2014
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