Robert J Ursano

Summary

Affiliation: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Spousal aggression by U.S. Army female soldiers toward employed and unemployed civilian husbands
    John H Newby
    Department of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland 20814, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 73:288-93. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Prisoners of war: long-term health outcomes
    Robert J Ursano
    Department of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services University, School of Medicine, 4301 Jones Bridge Rd, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Lancet 362:s22-3. 2003
  3. doi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder and traumatic stress: from bench to bedside, from war to disaster
    Robert J Ursano
    Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, Department of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services University School of Medicine, Bethesda, Maryland 20814, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1208:72-81. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Models of PTSD and traumatic stress: the importance of research "from bedside to bench to bedside"
    Robert J Ursano
    Department of Psychiatry and Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Prog Brain Res 167:203-15. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Hurricane Katrina: disasters teach us and we must learn
    Robert J Ursano
    Department of Psychiatry, Center for Study of Traumatic Stress, Uniformed Services University School of Medicine, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Acad Psychiatry 31:180-2. 2007
  6. doi request reprint PTSD and traumatic stress from gene to community and bench to bedside
    Robert J Ursano
    Department of Psychiatry and the Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Brain Res 1293:2-12. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder and depression in battle-injured soldiers
    Thomas A Grieger
    Department of Psychiatry, B 3074, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, 4301 Jones Bridge Rd, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 163:1777-83; quiz 1860. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Mental health service utilization in the U.S. Army
    Jodi B A McKibben
    Department of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland 20814, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 64:347-53. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Medical students' responses to an inpatient suicide: opportunities for education and support
    Derrick A Hamaoka
    USUHS, Department of Psychiatry, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Acad Psychiatry 31:350-3. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Belief in exposure to chemical and biological agents in Persian Gulf War soldiers
    John A Stuart
    Department of Psychiatry, Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland 20814, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 196:122-7. 2008

Detail Information

Publications86

  1. ncbi request reprint Spousal aggression by U.S. Army female soldiers toward employed and unemployed civilian husbands
    John H Newby
    Department of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland 20814, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 73:288-93. 2003
    ..When age, race, rank, years married, and the number of previous marriages were held constant, severe aggression toward unemployed male spouses was significantly greater than toward employed spouses...
  2. ncbi request reprint Prisoners of war: long-term health outcomes
    Robert J Ursano
    Department of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services University, School of Medicine, 4301 Jones Bridge Rd, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Lancet 362:s22-3. 2003
  3. doi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder and traumatic stress: from bench to bedside, from war to disaster
    Robert J Ursano
    Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, Department of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services University School of Medicine, Bethesda, Maryland 20814, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1208:72-81. 2010
    ..Substantial work to encourage bench to bedside to community knowledge and communication is a core component of addressing this world health need...
  4. ncbi request reprint Models of PTSD and traumatic stress: the importance of research "from bedside to bench to bedside"
    Robert J Ursano
    Department of Psychiatry and Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Prog Brain Res 167:203-15. 2008
    ..The 5-HT2A receptor and p11 protein and associated regulators are avenues of new investigation that warrant study and consideration in models of PTSD...
  5. ncbi request reprint Hurricane Katrina: disasters teach us and we must learn
    Robert J Ursano
    Department of Psychiatry, Center for Study of Traumatic Stress, Uniformed Services University School of Medicine, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Acad Psychiatry 31:180-2. 2007
  6. doi request reprint PTSD and traumatic stress from gene to community and bench to bedside
    Robert J Ursano
    Department of Psychiatry and the Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Brain Res 1293:2-12. 2009
    ..Effective treatments indicate areas for bench research on the mechanisms of the disorder...
  7. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder and depression in battle-injured soldiers
    Thomas A Grieger
    Department of Psychiatry, B 3074, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, 4301 Jones Bridge Rd, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 163:1777-83; quiz 1860. 2006
    ..This study examined rates, predictors, and course of probable posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression among seriously injured soldiers during and following hospitalization...
  8. doi request reprint Mental health service utilization in the U.S. Army
    Jodi B A McKibben
    Department of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland 20814, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 64:347-53. 2013
    ..This study identified the rates and predictors of mental health service use by Army soldiers and examined the association of daily functioning with the various types of mental health service use...
  9. ncbi request reprint Medical students' responses to an inpatient suicide: opportunities for education and support
    Derrick A Hamaoka
    USUHS, Department of Psychiatry, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Acad Psychiatry 31:350-3. 2007
    ..The authors review third-year medical students' questionnaires to identify the perceptions, themes, and recommendations following an inpatient suicide...
  10. doi request reprint Belief in exposure to chemical and biological agents in Persian Gulf War soldiers
    John A Stuart
    Department of Psychiatry, Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland 20814, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 196:122-7. 2008
    ..58) to believe they had been exposed to chemical and biological weapons. Individuals reporting higher combat stress are at substantially greater risk of reporting they have been exposed to chemical or biological weapons...
  11. ncbi request reprint Belief in exposure to terrorist agents: reported exposure to nerve or mustard gas by Gulf War veterans
    John A Stuart
    Department of Psychiatry, Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, Maryland 20814 4799, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 191:431-6. 2003
    ..This knowledge will aid in better responding to rapid demands that may be placed on our health care delivery systems in times of potential terrorist activity...
  12. ncbi request reprint Perceived safety in disaster workers following 9/11
    Carol S Fullerton
    Department of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland 20814, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 194:61-3. 2006
    ..Lowered perceptions of safety following terrorist events have implications for social and work-related behaviors that can affect long-term health, morale, and productivity in disaster workers and other first responders...
  13. ncbi request reprint Acute stress disorder, alcohol use, and perception of safety among hospital staff after the sniper attacks
    Thomas A Grieger
    Department of Psychiatry, University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland 20814, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 54:1383-7. 2003
    ..This study examined emotional and behavioral effects on hospital staff after a series of sniper shootings in the Washington, D.C., area...
  14. pmc Barriers to Initiating and Continuing Mental Health Treatment Among Soldiers in the Army Study to Assess Risk and Resilience in Servicemembers (Army STARRS)
    James A Naifeh
    Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, Department of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, MD 20814
    Mil Med 181:1021-32. 2016
    ..These findings suggest most soldiers with mental disorders do not believe they need treatment and those who do typically face multiple attitudinal and, to a lesser extent, structural barriers. ..
  15. ncbi request reprint The impact of disasters and their aftermath on mental health
    Robert J Ursano
    Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:7-14. 2006
  16. pmc Risk Factors, Methods, and Timing of Suicide Attempts Among US Army Soldiers
    Robert J Ursano
    Department of Psychiatry, Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland
    JAMA Psychiatry 73:741-9. 2016
    ..Suicide attempts in the US Army have risen in the past decade. Understanding the association between suicide attempts and deployment, as well as method and timing of suicide attempts, can assist in developing interventions...
  17. doi request reprint Neurocognitive Function and Suicide in U.S. Army Soldiers
    James A Naifeh
    Department of Psychiatry, Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav . 2016
    ..014; p = .018). These small but robust associations suggest that future research must continue to examine the extent to which objective neurocognitive tests may enhance understanding and prediction of suicide risk...
  18. pmc Prospective longitudinal evaluation of the effect of deployment-acquired traumatic brain injury on posttraumatic stress and related disorders: results from the Army Study to Assess Risk and Resilience in Servicemembers (Army STARRS)
    Murray B Stein
    From the Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, Calif the Department of Family Medicine and Public Health, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, Calif the VA San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego the Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston the University of Michigan, Institute for Social Research, Ann Arbor, Mich the National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, Md the Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, Department of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Md and the Department of Psychology, Harvard College, Cambridge, Mass
    Am J Psychiatry 172:1101-11. 2015
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the strength and specificity of the association between deployment-acquired TBI and subsequent posttraumatic stress and related disorders among U.S. Army personnel...
  19. ncbi request reprint Postdeployment domestic violence by U.S. Army soldiers
    John H Newby
    Department of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Mil Med 170:643-7. 2005
    ..The conclusion was that interventions for domestic violence in the U.S. Army should address risks among younger couples and those with a previous incident of domestic violence...
  20. ncbi request reprint Patterns of mutual and nonmutual spouse abuse in the U.S. Army (1998-2002)
    James E McCarroll
    Department of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Violence Vict 19:453-68. 2004
    ..S. Army suggest that prevention and educational approaches could be developed that would be useful to prevention specialists and to clinicians as the Army pursues avenues to reduce domestic violence...
  21. doi request reprint Medically Documented Suicide Ideation Among U.S. Army Soldiers
    Robert J Ursano
    Department of Psychiatry, Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav . 2016
    ..Risk of SI is highest among enlisted soldiers early in Army service, females, and those with a recent mental health diagnosis...
  22. doi request reprint Risk for suicidal behaviors associated with alcohol and energy drink use in the US Army
    Holly B Herberman Mash
    Department of Psychiatry, Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 49:1379-87. 2014
    ..To identify potential interventions for suicide risk, we examined the relationship between alcohol and energy drink use, independently and in combination, and rates of seriously considering and/or attempting suicide in US Army soldiers...
  23. ncbi request reprint Military and civilian disaster response and resilience: from gene to policy
    Derrick A Hamaoka
    Department of Psychiatry, Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Mil Med 175:32-6. 2010
    ..Recent studies confirm that appreciation of biology and its relation to trauma response are necessary to our understanding of trauma's effects on humans, including trauma-associated disorders, resiliency, and recovery...
  24. ncbi request reprint Domestic violence and deployment in US Army soldiers
    James E McCarroll
    Department of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, Maryland 20817, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 191:3-9. 2003
    ..05. Prevention and intervention programs for postdeployment domestic violence shortly after return should target age and persons with a domestic violence history rather than deployment per se...
  25. doi request reprint Acute stress disorder, depression, and tobacco use in disaster workers following 9/11
    Quinn M Biggs
    Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD 20814 4712, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 80:586-92. 2010
    ..Rapid mobilization of resources for early screening and intervention and health promotion campaigns aimed at improving adverse health-related behaviors may be helpful for this high-risk group...
  26. ncbi request reprint First responders: mental health consequences of natural and human-made disasters for public health and public safety workers
    David M Benedek
    Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, Uniformed Services University School of Medicine, Bethesda, MD 20814 4799, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 28:55-68. 2007
    ..Finally, the application of public health intervention models for the assessment and management of distress responses and mental disorders in first-responder communities is discussed...
  27. ncbi request reprint Acute stress disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder, and depression in disaster or rescue workers
    Carol S Fullerton
    Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, Department of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, 4301 Jones Bridge Rd, Bethesda, MD 20814 4799, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 161:1370-6. 2004
    ..To better plan for the health care of disaster workers, this study examined acute stress disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), early dissociative symptoms, depression, and health care utilization in disaster workers...
  28. doi request reprint Combat-injured service members and their families: the relationship of child distress and spouse-perceived family distress and disruption
    Stephen J Cozza
    Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, MD 20817, USA
    J Trauma Stress 23:112-5. 2010
    ..Findings suggest that early identification and intervention with combat-injured families experiencing distress and disruption may be warranted to support family and child health, regardless of injury severity...
  29. doi request reprint A dendritic organization of lateral amygdala neurons in fear susceptible and resistant mice
    Vitor Castro-Gomes
    Program in Neuroscience and Department of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services University USU, School of Medicine, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA Department of Biosystems Engineering, Federal University of São João del Rei UFSJ, Sao Joao Del Rei, MG 36307 352, Brazil
    Neurobiol Learn Mem 127:64-71. 2016
    ....
  30. doi request reprint Sleep and arousal as risk factors for adverse health and work performance in public health workers involved in the 2004 Florida hurricane season
    Jodi B A McKibben
    Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, Dept of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD 20814 4799, USA
    Disaster Med Public Health Prep 4:S55-62. 2010
    ..We examined the relation of sleep disturbance and arousal to work performance, mental and physical health, and day-to-day functioning in Florida Department of Health (FDOH) employees 9 months after the 2004 Florida hurricane season...
  31. pmc Expression profiles of mitochondrial genes in the frontal cortex and the caudate nucleus of developing humans and mice selectively bred for high and low fear
    Kwang H Choi
    Department of Psychiatry, Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e49183. 2012
    ..These findings suggest that the genes associated with mitochondrial function in the PFC play a significant role in brain development and fear-related behavior...
  32. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder, alcohol use, and perceived safety after the terrorist attack on the pentagon
    Thomas A Grieger
    Department of Psychiatry, University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland 20814, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 54:1380-2. 2003
    ..The authors examined posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), alcohol use, and perceptions of safety in a sample of survivors of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attack on the Pentagon...
  33. doi request reprint Effects of the 2002 sniper attacks on the homeless population in Washington, DC
    Carol S Fullerton
    Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, Department of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD 20814 4799, USA
    Disaster Med Public Health Prep 3:163-7. 2009
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Psychological impact of the animal-human bond in disaster preparedness and response
    Molly J Hall
    Department of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, MD 20814 4799, USA
    J Psychiatr Pract 10:368-74. 2004
    ..A familiarity with and understanding of these issues is important for psychiatrists and other mental health professionals who are involved in disaster preparedness and response...
  35. ncbi request reprint Classification of the severity of U.S. Army and civilian reports of child maltreatment
    James E McCarroll
    Department of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Mil Med 169:461-4. 2004
    ..The Army also classified more cases of physical abuse as severe (11%) compared with WS (5%). However, 16% of WS neglect cases were classified severe compared with 3% of Army cases...
  36. ncbi request reprint Patterns of spouse and child maltreatment by discharged U.S. Army soldiers
    James E McCarroll
    Family Violence and Trauma Research Program, Department of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, MD 20814 4799, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 32:53-62. 2004
    ..Health and social service agencies should be aware of the TC program and be knowledgeable about its benefits for family members of soldiers discharged for abuse-related offenses...
  37. ncbi request reprint Follow-up of Pentagon employees two years after the terrorist attack of September 11, 2001
    Thomas A Grieger
    Department of Psychiatry, B 3068, Uniformed Services University, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, Maryland 20814, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 56:1374-8. 2005
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Preparing for bioterrorism at the state level: report of an informal survey
    Molly J Hall
    Department of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland 20814, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 72:486-91. 2002
    ..Realistic training scenarios that incorporate likely psychosocial impacts and appropriate mental health response must be developed...
  39. ncbi request reprint Early Intervention for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Depression, and Quality of Life in Mortuary Affairs Soldiers Postdeployment
    Quinn M Biggs
    Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, Department of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, MD 20814
    Mil Med 181:e1553-e1560. 2016
    ..Higher attendance was associated with greater intervention benefits. Findings highlight the need for better understanding postdeployment interventions and facilitating attendance. Further intervention for MA soldiers is indicated...
  40. doi request reprint Alcohol Use and Reasons for Drinking as Risk Factors for Suicidal Behavior in the U.S. Army
    Holly B Herberman Mash
    Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, Department of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, MD 20814
    Mil Med 181:811-20. 2016
    ..Examination of reasons for drinking alcohol may identify subgroups of soldiers who may either be at risk for suicidal behaviors or resilient to suicidality...
  41. pmc An Examination of Potential Misclassification of Army Suicides: Results from the Army Study to Assess Risk and Resilience in Servicemembers
    Kenneth L Cox
    US Army Public Health Center, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Aberdeen, MD, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav . 2016
    ..The reclassification rate to definite suicide was only 0.2% (1/488). This low rate suggests that flagrant misclassification of Army deaths is uncommon and surveillance reports likely reflect the "true" population of Army suicides...
  42. ncbi request reprint Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Depression, and Binge Drinking in the Reserve Component of the U.S. Armed Forces
    Robert J Ursano
    Department of Psychiatry, Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, MD 20814
    Mil Med 181:1287-1293. 2016
    ..We documented the prevalence of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, and binge drinking in U.S. Reserve and National Guard (Reserve Component [RC]) personnel for each service and branch by rank, gender, and deployment status...
  43. pmc Depressive Symptom Severity and Community Collective Efficacy following the 2004 Florida Hurricanes
    Carol S Fullerton
    Department of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 10:e0130863. 2015
    ..Lower levels of depressive symptom severity were associated with communities with high collective efficacy. Our study highlights the possible importance of programs that enrich community collective efficacy for disaster communities. ..
  44. pmc Florida Department of Health workers' response to 2004 hurricanes: a qualitative analysis
    Holly B Herberman Mash
    Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, Department of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Disaster Med Public Health Prep 7:153-9. 2013
    ..We examined the disaster management experiences of 4323 Florida Department of Health workers 9 months after their response to 4 hurricanes and 1 tropical storm during a 7-week period in August and September of 2004...
  45. pmc Posttraumatic stress disorder and community collective efficacy following the 2004 Florida hurricanes
    Robert J Ursano
    Department of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e88467. 2014
    ..Programs enhancing community collective efficacy may be an important part of prevention practices and possibly lead to a reduction in the rate of posttraumatic stress disorder post-disaster...
  46. pmc Low vitamin D status and suicide: a case-control study of active duty military service members
    John C Umhau
    National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e51543. 2013
    ....
  47. doi request reprint P11: a potential biomarker for posttraumatic stress disorder
    Lei Zhang
    Department of Psychiatry, Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Methods Mol Biol 829:453-68. 2012
    ..Using these procedures will not only enhance the study of the molecular mechanisms of PTSD but also help the translation of basic science to a clinical setting...
  48. ncbi request reprint The psychological impacts of bioterrorism
    Molly J Hall
    Department of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Biosecur Bioterror 1:139-44. 2003
  49. pmc Stress and stressors of the early phases of the Persian Gulf War
    Robert K Gifford
    Department of Psychiatry, Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD 20814 4799, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 361:585-91. 2006
    ..This article examines the nature of those stressors and possible effects on later health of veterans...
  50. ncbi request reprint Beyond post-traumatic stress disorder
    David M Benedek
    Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Biosecur Bioterror 3:164-5. 2005
  51. ncbi request reprint Deployment and the probability of spousal aggression by U.S. Army soldiers
    James E McCarroll
    Family Violence and Trauma Project, Henry M Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Mil Med 175:352-6. 2010
    ..To determine the relationship between length of soldier deployment and self-reports of moderate and severe spousal violence...
  52. pmc Suicide Attempts in the US Army During the Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, 2004 to 2009
    Robert J Ursano
    Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, Department of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland
    JAMA Psychiatry 72:917-26. 2015
    ..The rate of suicide attempts in the US Army increased sharply during the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. Research on this important health outcome has been hampered by the lack of integration among Army administrative data systems...
  53. doi request reprint Complicated grief and bereavement in young adults following close friend and sibling loss
    Holly B Herberman Mash
    Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, Department of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland
    Depress Anxiety 30:1202-10. 2013
    ..e., sibling or close friend) and relationship quality (i.e., depth and conflict) with complicated grief, depression, somatic symptoms, and world assumptions in bereaved young adults...
  54. doi request reprint Association between initial morphine intake and body weight change, acoustic startle reflex and drug seeking in rats
    Thien Le
    Department of Psychiatry and Program in Neuroscience, Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, MD, 20814, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 231:4569-77. 2014
    ..Although chronic use of opiates can induce physical dependence and addiction, individual differences contributing to these symptoms are largely unknown...
  55. doi request reprint Traits of fear resistance and susceptibility in an advanced intercross line
    Jennifer L McGuire
    Department of Psychiatry and Program in Neuroscience, School of Medicine, Uniformed Services University USU, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Eur J Neurosci 38:3314-24. 2013
    ..Identification of system-wide traits predisposing to variability in fear memory may help in the direction of more targeted and efficacious treatments for fear-related pathology. ..
  56. doi request reprint Mice selectively bred for High and Low fear behavior show differences in the number of pMAPK (p44/42 ERK) expressing neurons in lateral amygdala following Pavlovian fear conditioning
    Jennifer Coyner
    Program in Neuroscience and Department of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services University USU, School of Medicine, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Neurobiol Learn Mem 112:195-203. 2014
    ..Understanding the circuit level cellular and molecular mechanisms that underlie individual variability in fear learning is critical for the development of effective treatment of fear-related illnesses such as PTSD. ..
  57. pmc A systematic review of PTSD prevalence and trajectories in DSM-5 defined trauma exposed populations: intentional and non-intentional traumatic events
    Patcho N Santiago
    Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, Center for Study of Traumatic Stress, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e59236. 2013
    ..We conducted a systematic review of the literature to explore the longitudinal course of PTSD in DSM-5-defined trauma exposed populations to identify the course of illness and recovery for individuals and populations experiencing PTSD...
  58. pmc Parallel psychometric and cognitive modeling analyses of the Penn Face Memory Test in the Army Study to Assess Risk and Resilience in Servicemembers
    Michael L Thomas
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 35:225-45. 2013
    ..In this paper, we report parallel psychometric and cognitive modeling analyses of the PFMT to determine whether ability estimates derived from the measure are precise and valid indicators of memory in the Army STARRS sample...
  59. doi request reprint Expression pattern of the cannabinoid receptor genes in the frontal cortex of mood disorder patients and mice selectively bred for high and low fear
    Kwang Choi
    Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, Dept of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 46:882-9. 2012
    ..Our study demonstrates the advantage of utilizing data from postmortem brain tissue and a mouse model of fear to enhance our understanding of the role of the cannabinoid receptors in mood and anxiety disorders...
  60. ncbi request reprint Child neglect in Army families: a public health perspective
    Carol S Fullerton
    Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, Department of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Mil Med 176:1432-9. 2011
    ..Understanding risk and protective factors in the military family are important to interventions for child neglect in military families...
  61. ncbi request reprint Stress-induced change of mitochondria membrane potential regulated by genomic and non-genomic GR signaling: a possible mechanism for hippocampus atrophy in PTSD
    Lei Zhang
    Department of Psychiatry, USUHS, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Med Hypotheses 66:1205-8. 2006
    ..Understanding the molecular mechanism for stress-induced cell death in the hippocampus may shed a new light on developing a mitochondrial membrane potential related therapeutic drug and/or diagnostic tool for PTSD...
  62. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder, depression, and perceived safety 13 months after September 11
    Thomas A Grieger
    Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Department of Psychiatry, Bethesda, Maryland 20814, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 55:1061-3. 2004
    ..In contrast, respondents with PTSD reported a lower perception of safety at home, at work, and in usual activities and travel...
  63. ncbi request reprint The Department of Defense's Persian Gulf War registry year 2000: an examination of veterans' health status
    John A Stuart
    Department of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services, University of the Health Sciences, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, MD 20814 4799, USA
    Mil Med 167:121-8. 2002
    ..Overall, the self-reported general health of veterans with symptoms was much poorer (females had higher rates of "fair to poor" health than males) than that of veterans with no reported symptoms...
  64. ncbi request reprint Somatic symptoms in Gulf War mortuary workers
    James E McCarroll
    Department of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD 20814 4799, USA
    Psychosom Med 64:29-33. 2002
    ..The objective of this article is to examine the relationship between exposures to the dead and the development of somatic symptoms...
  65. pmc Exposure to war as a risk factor for mental disorders
    David M Benedek
    Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, Department of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS Med 5:e82. 2008
  66. pmc Complicated grief and depression in young adults: personality and relationship quality
    Holly B Herberman Mash
    Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, Department of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD and Columbia University School of Social Work, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY
    J Nerv Ment Dis 202:539-43. 2014
    ..Although dependency is associated with both CG and depression after loss, relationships between the bereaved and deceased that are characterized by high levels of depth are particularly related to the development of CG symptoms. ..
  67. doi request reprint Telomere length - a cellular aging marker for depression and Post-traumatic Stress Disorder
    Lei Zhang
    Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, Department of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, USA Electronic address
    Med Hypotheses 83:182-5. 2014
    ..The nature of this relationship between stress and TL warrants further evaluation in psychiatry. ..
  68. doi request reprint Risk for suicidal behaviors associated with PTSD, depression, and their comorbidity in the U.S. Army
    Holly J Ramsawh
    Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, Department of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD, United States Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 161:116-22. 2014
    ..S. Army. We examined the relationship of PTSD and depression, independently and in combination, and rates of past-year suicidality in a representative sample of U.S. Army soldiers...
  69. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in the fear of terrorism among Japanese individuals in the Washington, D.C. area
    Jun Shigemura
    Department of Psychiatry, National Defense Medical College, 3 2 Namiki, Tokorozawa, Saitama 359 8513 Japan Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, Department of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, MD 20814 USA
    Asian J Psychiatr 3:117-20. 2010
    ..An Internet-based survey was conducted among 87 Japanese individuals living in the Washington, D.C. area to examine the risk factors for perceiving high fear of terrorism...
  70. ncbi request reprint The teaching alliance: a perspective on the good teacher and effective learning
    Amy M Ursano
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Campus Box 7160, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7160, USA
    Psychiatry 70:187-94. 2007
    ..For the "good teacher", teaching is not a display of knowledge. Rather it is a process which includes identifying an area for learning and deciding on the interventions that will foster learning...
  71. ncbi request reprint Use of standardized patients to enhance a psychiatry clerkship
    Molly J Hall
    Department of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences USUHS, Bethesda, Maryland 20814, USA
    Acad Med 79:28-31. 2004
    ..The use of SPs in psychiatry could provide an effective, primary clinical teaching experience to address this new requirement as well...
  72. ncbi request reprint Comparison of U.S. Army and civilian substantiated reports of child maltreatment
    James E McCarroll
    Department of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, USA
    Child Maltreat 9:103-10. 2004
    ..For 1999 only, we examined the type of maltreatment by age and sex, the victim rates by race/ethnicity, and the relationship of perpetrator to victim...
  73. ncbi request reprint A guide to the genetics of psychiatric disease
    Christopher J Hough
    Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland 20814, USA
    Psychiatry 69:1-20. 2006
    ..Mapping unknown territory is always a process, but we hope this guide will increase the reader's awareness of what is unknown...
  74. doi request reprint Mental health among a nationally representative sample of United States Military Reserve Component Personnel
    Dale W Russell
    Department of Psychiatry, Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, Uniformed Services University, F Edward Hebert School of Medicine, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, MD, 20814, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 50:639-51. 2015
    ..Estimate prevalence of lifetime, current year, and current month depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among US military reservists...
  75. pmc Prevalence and correlates of suicidal behavior among new soldiers in the U.S. Army: results from the Army Study to Assess Risk and Resilience in Servicemembers (Army STARRS)
    Robert J Ursano
    Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, Department of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland
    Depress Anxiety 32:3-12. 2015
    ..However, those data are based on retrospective self-reports of soldiers later in their Army careers. Unbiased examination of this issue requires investigation of suicidality among new soldiers...
  76. doi request reprint 5-HT2A receptor antagonism by MDL 11,939 during inescapable stress prevents subsequent exaggeration of acoustic startle response and reduced body weight in rats
    xiaolong Jiang
    Center for Study of Traumatic Stress, Department of Psychiatry, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    J Psychopharmacol 25:289-97. 2011
    ..The differential effects of MDL 11,939 on startle response and body weight and its potential clinical significance are discussed...
  77. pmc Exposure to hurricane-related stressors and mental illness after Hurricane Katrina
    Sandro Galea
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:1427-34. 2007
    ..Uncertainty exists about the prevalence, severity, and correlates of mental disorders among people exposed to Hurricane Katrina...
  78. ncbi request reprint Post-traumatic stress disorder
    Robert J Ursano
    N Engl J Med 346:130-2. 2002
  79. doi request reprint Five essential elements of immediate and mid-term mass trauma intervention: empirical evidence
    Stevan E Hobfoll
    Summa Kent State University, Center for the Treatment and Study of Traumatic Stress, Akron, OH 44310, USA
    Psychiatry 70:283-315; discussion 316-69. 2007
    ..These are promoting: 1) a sense of safety, 2) calming, 3) a sense of self- and community efficacy, 4) connectedness, and 5) hope...
  80. doi request reprint The importance of assessing exposure to trauma
    Robert J Ursano
    Psychiatr Serv 59:229. 2008
  81. ncbi request reprint Children of war and opportunities for peace
    Robert J Ursano
    JAMA 298:567-8. 2007
  82. ncbi request reprint Practice guideline for the treatment of patients with acute stress disorder and posttraumatic stress disorder
    Robert J Ursano
    Am J Psychiatry 161:3-31. 2004
  83. pmc Neurophysiological responses to traumatic reminders in the acute aftermath of serious motor vehicle collisions using [15O]-H2O positron emission tomography
    Elizabeth A Osuch
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Biol Psychiatry 64:327-35. 2008
    ..However, neural responses arising in the early aftermath of a traumatic event have not been studied...
  84. ncbi request reprint Development of a brief questionnaire to measure mental health outcomes among Pentagon employees following the September 11, 2001 attack
    Charles W Hoge
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Washington, DC 20307, USA
    Mil Med 167:60-3. 2002
    ..Further analyses will assess the usefulness of this questionnaire as a public health tool for rapid assessment of mental health symptoms following the attack...
  85. ncbi request reprint Preparedness for SARS, influenza, and bioterrorism
    Robert J Ursano
    Psychiatr Serv 56:7. 2005