Meghan E McDevitt-Murphy

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Affiliation: University of Memphis
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint A comparison of PTSD symptom patterns in three types of civilian trauma
    Lance P Kelley
    Department of Psychology, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849, USA
    J Trauma Stress 22:227-35. 2009
  2. pmc Help-seeking for alcohol-related problems in college students: correlates and preferred resources
    Joanna Buscemi
    Department of Psychology, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 24:571-80. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Drinking motives and PTSD-related alcohol expectancies among combat veterans
    Meghan E McDevitt-Murphy
    The University of Memphis, Department of Psychology, 202 Psychology Building, Memphis, TN 38152, United States Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 1030 Jefferson Avenue, Memphis, TN 38104, United States Electronic address
    Addict Behav 64:217-222. 2017
  4. pmc Prospective investigation of a PTSD personality typology among individuals with personality disorders
    Meghan E McDevitt-Murphy
    Department of Psychology, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 53:441-50. 2012
  5. pmc PTSD symptoms, hazardous drinking, and health functioning among U.S.OEF and OIF veterans presenting to primary care
    Meghan E McDevitt-Murphy
    Department of Psychology, University of Memphis and Memphis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Memphis, TN 38152, USA
    J Trauma Stress 23:108-11. 2010
  6. pmc The impact of elevated posttraumatic stress on the efficacy of brief alcohol interventions for heavy drinking college students
    Christopher J Monahan
    Department of Psychology, The University of Memphis, 202 Psychology Building, Memphis, TN 38152, USA
    Addict Behav 38:1719-25. 2013
  7. pmc Behavioral economic predictors of brief alcohol intervention outcomes
    James G Murphy
    Department of Psychology, University of Memphis
    J Consult Clin Psychol 83:1033-43. 2015
  8. pmc Randomized controlled trial of two brief alcohol interventions for OEF/OIF veterans
    Meghan E McDevitt-Murphy
    Department of Psychology, The University of Memphis
    J Consult Clin Psychol 82:562-8. 2014
  9. pmc Symptoms of depression and PTSD are associated with elevated alcohol demand
    James G Murphy
    Department of Psychology, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 127:129-36. 2013
  10. pmc Deployment risk factors and postdeployment health profiles associated with traumatic brain injury in heavy drinking veterans
    Joah L Williams
    Department of Psychology, 202 Psychology Building, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152, USA
    Mil Med 177:789-96. 2012

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  1. doi request reprint A comparison of PTSD symptom patterns in three types of civilian trauma
    Lance P Kelley
    Department of Psychology, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849, USA
    J Trauma Stress 22:227-35. 2009
    ..Results suggest that different trauma types lead to unique variants of the PTSD syndrome, which may result from different etiological factors and may require different treatment approaches...
  2. pmc Help-seeking for alcohol-related problems in college students: correlates and preferred resources
    Joanna Buscemi
    Department of Psychology, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 24:571-80. 2010
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  3. doi request reprint Drinking motives and PTSD-related alcohol expectancies among combat veterans
    Meghan E McDevitt-Murphy
    The University of Memphis, Department of Psychology, 202 Psychology Building, Memphis, TN 38152, United States Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 1030 Jefferson Avenue, Memphis, TN 38104, United States Electronic address
    Addict Behav 64:217-222. 2017
    ..This investigation explored the relationships between PTSD symptoms, PTSD-related alcohol expectancies, motives for drinking, and alcohol consumption/misuse...
  4. pmc Prospective investigation of a PTSD personality typology among individuals with personality disorders
    Meghan E McDevitt-Murphy
    Department of Psychology, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 53:441-50. 2012
    ..Using K-means cluster analysis, the results did not replicate previous work. Using Ward's method, the hypothesized 3-cluster structure was confirmed at baseline but did not demonstrate temporal stability at 6 months...
  5. pmc PTSD symptoms, hazardous drinking, and health functioning among U.S.OEF and OIF veterans presenting to primary care
    Meghan E McDevitt-Murphy
    Department of Psychology, University of Memphis and Memphis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Memphis, TN 38152, USA
    J Trauma Stress 23:108-11. 2010
    ..Hazardous drinking was found to partially mediate the relationship between PTSD and functional mental health, but not physical health...
  6. pmc The impact of elevated posttraumatic stress on the efficacy of brief alcohol interventions for heavy drinking college students
    Christopher J Monahan
    Department of Psychology, The University of Memphis, 202 Psychology Building, Memphis, TN 38152, USA
    Addict Behav 38:1719-25. 2013
    ....
  7. pmc Behavioral economic predictors of brief alcohol intervention outcomes
    James G Murphy
    Department of Psychology, University of Memphis
    J Consult Clin Psychol 83:1033-43. 2015
    ..The present study attempted to determine whether behavioral economic indices of elevated alcohol reward value, measured before and immediately after a brief alcohol intervention, predict treatment response...
  8. pmc Randomized controlled trial of two brief alcohol interventions for OEF/OIF veterans
    Meghan E McDevitt-Murphy
    Department of Psychology, The University of Memphis
    J Consult Clin Psychol 82:562-8. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study was to test the efficacy of 2 brief interventions for alcohol misuse in a sample of combat veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan...
  9. pmc Symptoms of depression and PTSD are associated with elevated alcohol demand
    James G Murphy
    Department of Psychology, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 127:129-36. 2013
    ..The present study tested the hypothesis that symptoms of depression and PTSD would be uniquely associated with elevated alcohol demand even after taking into account differences in typical drinking levels...
  10. pmc Deployment risk factors and postdeployment health profiles associated with traumatic brain injury in heavy drinking veterans
    Joah L Williams
    Department of Psychology, 202 Psychology Building, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152, USA
    Mil Med 177:789-96. 2012
    ..mTBI was not associated with any dimension of alcohol use. These results support a growing body of literature linking mTBI with PTSD...
  11. ncbi request reprint African American homicide bereavement: aspects of social support that predict complicated grief, PTSD, and depression
    Laurie A Burke
    University of Memphis, Department of Psychology, TN 38152, USA
    Omega (Westport) 61:1-24. 2010
    ..Clinical implications and suggestions for future research on the role of social support in adaptation of African Americans to traumatic loss are discussed...
  12. pmc Computerized versus motivational interviewing alcohol interventions: impact on discrepancy, motivation, and drinking
    James G Murphy
    Department of Psychology, University of MemphisCenter for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Memphis, TN 38152, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 24:628-39. 2010
    ..Across both studies, African American students assigned to BASICS reported medium effect size reductions in drinking whereas African American students assigned to Alcohol 101, e-CHUG, or assessment did not reduce their drinking...
  13. pmc Drinking motives among heavy-drinking veterans with and without posttraumatic stress disorder
    Meghan E McDevitt-Murphy
    Department of Psychology, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN, USA
    Addict Res Theory 23:148-155. 2015
    ..This study examined patterns of drinking motives endorsed by heavy drinking veterans who either did or did not meet criteria for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)...
  14. doi request reprint Drinking motives mediate the relationship between alcohol reward value and alcohol problems in military veterans
    Ashley A Dennhardt
    Department of Psychology, The University of Memphis
    Psychol Addict Behav 30:819-826. 2016
    ..Demand and drinking motives should be examined as potential indicators of need for intervention services and as treatment targets in veterans. (PsycINFO Database Record..
  15. doi request reprint Effect of the Alcohol Misconduct Prevention Program (AMPP) in air force technical training
    Robert C Klesges
    University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 66 North Pauline Street, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Mil Med 178:445-51. 2013
    ..We evaluated the impact of the Alcohol Misconduct Prevention Program (AMPP) consisting of a group-based brief alcohol intervention (BAI) conducted jointly with random alcohol breathalyzer testing on ARIs in the U.S. Air Force...
  16. pmc Alcohol craving and demand mediate the relation between posttraumatic stress symptoms and alcohol-related consequences
    Jessica C Tripp
    Department of Psychology, The University of Memphis
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 23:324-31. 2015
    ..Craving may be especially salient for individuals with PTS symptoms, as it may lead to more severe alcohol-related consequences even in the absence of elevated alcohol consumption...
  17. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life among heavy-drinking college students
    Christopher J Monahan
    University of Memphis, Memphis, TN, USA
    Am J Health Behav 36:289-99. 2012
    ..To examine unique contributions of depression, alcohol consumption, and alcohol-related consequences on functional health outcomes in college students...
  18. pmc Posttraumatic Stress and Physical Health Functioning: Moderating Effects of Deployment and Postdeployment Social Support in OEF/OIF/OND Veterans
    Matthew T Luciano
    Department of Psychology, The University of Memphis, Memphis, TN
    J Nerv Ment Dis . 2016
    ..03, p = 0.01). These findings may be used to better understand the role of support in influencing psychological and physiological processes...
  19. doi request reprint Trauma-Related Guilt Mediates the Relationship between Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Suicidal Ideation in OEF/OIF/OND Veterans
    Jessica C Tripp
    Department of Psychology, The University of Memphis and Memphis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Memphis, TN, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav . 2016
    ..Attention should be given to assessing and addressing trauma-related guilt in veterans experiencing PTSD to prevent SI...
  20. pmc Firing a weapon and killing in combat are associated with suicidal ideation in OEF/OIF veterans
    Jessica C Tripp
    Department of Psychology, The University of Memphis
    Psychol Trauma 8:626-33. 2016
    ..Acts committed by veterans in the context of war such as killing may evoke a "moral injury," which leads to thoughts of ending one's life...
  21. pmc Emotion dysregulation facets as mediators of the relationship between PTSD and alcohol misuse
    Jessica C Tripp
    The University of Memphis, Department of Psychology, 202 Psychology Building, Memphis, TN 38152, United States Memphis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Memphis, TN, United States
    Addict Behav 47:55-60. 2015
    ..Emotion dysregulation may explain the link between PTSD and alcohol misuse, and this investigation tested emotion dysregulation as a mediator of that relationship...
  22. doi request reprint The Utility of the Personality Assessment Inventory in the Assessment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in OEF/OIF/OND Veterans
    Benjamin W Bellet
    1 The University of Memphis, Memphis, TN, USA
    Assessment . 2017
    ..In a receiver operating characteristics curve analysis, the PTSD LOGIT function and the Traumatic Stress Subscale both demonstrated good diagnostic utility (areas under the curve > .80)...
  23. doi request reprint Substance use behaviors as a mediator between posttraumatic stress disorder and physical health in trauma-exposed college students
    Amanda M Flood
    Department of Psychology, Auburn University, Auburn, AL, USA
    J Behav Med 32:234-43. 2009
    ..Research within the field of traumatic stress has documented a strong link between posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and adverse physical health outcomes, although the mechanisms contributing to this relationship are unclear...
  24. ncbi request reprint The use of the trauma symptom inventory in the assessment of PTSD symptoms
    Meghan E McDevitt-Murphy
    Department of Psychology, Auburn University, Alabama, USA
    J Trauma Stress 18:63-7. 2005
    ..5%. TSI scales also demonstrated good convergent validity with other measures of PTSD. Overall, the results provide preliminary support for the use of the TSI in the assessment of PTSD...