Affiliation: University of Louisville
- Assessing war trauma in refugees: properties of the Comprehensive Trauma Inventory-104Michael Hollifield
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Louisville, School of Medicine, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
J Trauma Stress 19:527-40. 2006..The CTI-104 is reliable and valid, and assesses a broader range of traumatic war-related events in a broader range of refugees than currently available instruments...
- Taking measure of war traumaMichael Hollifield
University of Louisville Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Med Center One, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
Lancet 365:1283-4. 2005
- Symptoms and coping in Sri Lanka 20-21 months after the 2004 tsunamiMichael Hollifield
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Louisville School of Medicine, 501 E Broadway, Suite 340, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
Br J Psychiatry 192:39-44. 2008..The estimated prevalence of clinically significant psychiatric and somatic symptoms in adults >1 year after the 2004 Asian tsunami is unknown...
- Potential effectiveness and safety of olanzapine in refractory panic disorderMichael Hollifield
University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
Depress Anxiety 21:33-40. 2005..Olanzapine is potentially effective and safe in panic disorder. Due to study limitations, further clinical trials are needed to demonstrate effectiveness...
- The range of symptoms in refugees of war: the New Mexico Refugee Symptom Checklist-121Michael Hollifield
The Behavioral Health Research Center of the Southwest, a Center of Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87202, USA
J Nerv Ment Dis 197:117-25. 2009..The NMRSCL-121 produces reliable and valid assessments of a wide range of symptoms in 2 broad community samples of displaced adult refugees...
- Signs and symptoms of sleep-disordered breathing in trauma survivors: a matched comparison with classic sleep apnea patientsBarry Krakow
Sleep and Human Health Institute, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87109, USA
J Nerv Ment Dis 194:433-9. 2006..Both groups reported high rates of fatigue or sleepiness, nocturia, morning dry mouth, and morning headaches. Awareness of these clinical features might enhance detection of SDB among trauma survivors...
- Development of an inventory for measuring war-related events in refugeesMichael Hollifield
Department of Psychiatry, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
Compr Psychiatry 46:67-80. 2005..Participatory and qualitative methods reveal events and event types that have not been previously defined. The CTI warrants further testing after revision to incorporate items and event types determined by qualitative methods...
- Nightmares, insomnia, and sleep-disordered breathing in fire evacuees seeking treatment for posttraumatic sleep disturbanceBarry Krakow
Sleep and Human Health Institute, 6739 Academy NE, Suite 380, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87109, USA
J Trauma Stress 17:257-68. 2004....
- Acupuncture for posttraumatic stress disorder: a randomized controlled pilot trialMichael Hollifield
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Family and Geriatric Medicine, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
J Nerv Ment Dis 195:504-13. 2007..Accupuncture may be an efficacious and acceptable nonexposure treatment option for PTSD. Larger trials with additional controls and methods are warranted to replicate and extend these findings...
- To breathe, perchance to sleep: sleep-disordered breathing and chronic insomnia among trauma survivorsBarry Krakow
Sleep and Human Health Institute, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87109, USA
Sleep Breath 6:189-202. 2002..We discuss potential neurohormonal pathways and neuroanatomatical sites that may be involved in this proposed interaction between insomnia and SDB...
- Is torture reliably assessed and a valid indicator of poor mental health?Michael Hollifield
Departments of Psychiatry and Family and Community Medicine, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87202, USA
J Nerv Ment Dis 199:3-10. 2011..Further work is needed to define torture from distinct medical and legal perspectives to improve reliability and validity...
- Effective Screening for Emotional Distress in Refugees: The Refugee Health ScreenerMichael Hollifield
Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Albuquerque, NM The VA Long Beach Healthcare System, Long Beach, CA Department of Biology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM Lutheran Community Services Northwest, SeaTac Asian Counseling, Referral Service and Public Health Seattle and King County, Seattle, WA
J Nerv Ment Dis 204:247-53. 2016..The 13-item scale may be more efficient and as efficacious for case identification. The critical public health need and recommendations for implementation are discussed. ..
- Sleep-disordered breathing, psychiatric distress, and quality of life impairment in sexual assault survivorsBarry Krakow
Sleep and Human Health Institute, 4775 Indian School Road NE, Suite 305, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87110, USA
J Nerv Ment Dis 190:442-52. 2002..SDB appears widespread among sexual assault survivors seeking help for nightmares. Research is needed to clarify the associations among SDB, distress, and physical and mental health impairment in trauma patients...
- Comorbid anxiety in bipolar disorder alters treatment and prognosisRif S El-Mallakh
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Medcenter One, 501 E Broadway, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
Psychiatr Q 79:139-50. 2008..Identification of anxiety disorders in bipolar patients is important. The treatment plan needs to balance the potential benefit and harm of antidepressant administration...
- Nightmare frequency in sexual assault survivors with PTSDBarry Krakow
Sleep and Human Health Institute, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, 4775 Indian School Road NE, Suite 305, Albuquerque, NM 87110, USA
J Anxiety Disord 16:175-90. 2002..Nightmare frequency, prevalence, distress and impairment are discussed...
- Measuring trauma and health status in refugees: a critical reviewMichael Hollifield
Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, 2400 Tucker Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
JAMA 288:611-21. 2002..Refugees experience multiple traumatic events and have significant associated health problems, but data about refugee trauma and health status are often conflicting and difficult to interpret...
- Panic disorder phenomenology in urban self-identified Caucasian-Non-Hispanics and Caucasian-HispanicsMichael Hollifield
Department of Psychiatry, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131, USA
Depress Anxiety 18:7-17. 2003..This includes utilizing consistent methods to collect data that will allow for rational decisions about how to construct valid panic disorder criteria across cultures...
- Developing a traditional chinese medicine diagnostic structure for post-traumatic stress disorderNityamo Sinclair-Lian
University of New Mexico, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Albuquerque, NM, USA
J Altern Complement Med 12:45-57. 2006....
- The Refugee Health Screener-15 (RHS-15): development and validation of an instrument for anxiety, depression, and PTSD in refugeesMichael Hollifield
Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Albuquerque, NM, USA
Gen Hosp Psychiatry 35:202-9. 2013..The Refugee Health Screener-15 (RHS-15) was empirically developed to be a valid, efficient and effective screener for common mental disorders in refugees...
- Acupuncture for posttraumatic stress disorder: conceptual, clinical, and biological data support further researchMichael Hollifield
The Behavioral Health Research Center of the Southwest, Albuquerque, NM 87202, USA
CNS Neurosci Ther 17:769-79. 2011..However, further definitive research about simultaneous clinical and biological effects is needed to support the use of acupuncture for PTSD in health care systems...
- A Vietnamese man with selective mutism: the relevance of multiple interacting 'cultures' in clinical psychiatryMichael Hollifield
Department of Psychiatry, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque 87131, USA
Transcult Psychiatry 40:329-41. 2003..Suggestions are given for shifts in medical education that will encourage relevant cultural paradigms to make their way into educational and clinical systems, which in turn should improve cultural competence in clinical psychiatry...