Alan L Peterson

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Affiliation: University of Texas Health Science Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Behavioral treatment of chronic belching due to aerophagia in a normal adult
    Jeffrey A Cigrang
    Wright Patterson Medical Center, Dayton, Ohio, USA
    Behav Modif 30:341-51. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Combat stress casualties in Iraq. Part 1: behavioral health consultation at an expeditionary medical group
    Alan L Peterson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center, and Center for Clinical Health Psychology Research, Wilford Hall Medical Center, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Perspect Psychiatr Care 44:146-58. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Combat stress casualties in Iraq. Part 2: psychiatric screening prior to aeromedical evacuation
    Alan L Peterson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, and Center for Clinical Health Psychology Research, Wilford Hall Medical Center, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Perspect Psychiatr Care 44:159-68. 2008
  4. doi request reprint An Empirical Examination of Symptom Substitution Associated With Behavior Therapy for Tourette's Disorder
    Alan L Peterson
    University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, South Texas Veterans Health Care System, and University of Texas at San Antonio Electronic address
    Behav Ther 47:29-41. 2016
  5. doi request reprint Stress and psychological resiliency
    Alan L Peterson
    Division of Behavioral Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7550 IH 10 West, Suite 1325, San Antonio, TX, 78229, USA
    Curr Top Behav Neurosci 18:297-312. 2014
  6. doi request reprint The need for expanded monitoring of adverse events in behavioral health clinical trials
    Alan L Peterson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 34:152-4. 2013
  7. pmc The validity of self-rated health as a measure of health status among young military personnel: evidence from a cross-sectional survey
    Christopher K Haddock
    School of Medicine, University of Missouri Kansas City, 2411 Holmes Street, Room MC M03, Kansas City, MO 64110, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 4:57. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Sleep disturbance during military deployment
    Alan L Peterson
    Department of Psychiatry, Mail Code 7792, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Mil Med 173:230-5. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Assessment and treatment of combat-related PTSD in returning war veterans
    Alan L Peterson
    Division of Behavioral Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    J Clin Psychol Med Settings 18:164-75. 2011
  10. doi request reprint The evaluation and treatment of comorbid pain and PTSD in a military setting: an overview
    Don McGeary
    Clinical Health Psychology Service, Wilford Hall Medical Center, San Antonio, TX, USA
    J Clin Psychol Med Settings 18:155-63. 2011

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Publications35

  1. ncbi request reprint Behavioral treatment of chronic belching due to aerophagia in a normal adult
    Jeffrey A Cigrang
    Wright Patterson Medical Center, Dayton, Ohio, USA
    Behav Modif 30:341-51. 2006
    ..Results were maintained at an 18-month follow-up. Recommendations for the use of a brief treatment protocol with adults referred for chronic belching or other GI complaints attributed to aerophagia are discussed...
  2. doi request reprint Combat stress casualties in Iraq. Part 1: behavioral health consultation at an expeditionary medical group
    Alan L Peterson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center, and Center for Clinical Health Psychology Research, Wilford Hall Medical Center, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Perspect Psychiatr Care 44:146-58. 2008
    ..We review the role of military mental health professionals in consulting with inpatient medical patients and staff at a combat hospital and aeromedical evacuation staging facility in Iraq...
  3. doi request reprint Combat stress casualties in Iraq. Part 2: psychiatric screening prior to aeromedical evacuation
    Alan L Peterson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, and Center for Clinical Health Psychology Research, Wilford Hall Medical Center, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Perspect Psychiatr Care 44:159-68. 2008
    ..Deployed military mental health practitioners serve important roles in the assessment, diagnosis, and aeromedical evacuation of psychiatric patients from the combat zone...
  4. doi request reprint An Empirical Examination of Symptom Substitution Associated With Behavior Therapy for Tourette's Disorder
    Alan L Peterson
    University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, South Texas Veterans Health Care System, and University of Texas at San Antonio Electronic address
    Behav Ther 47:29-41. 2016
    ..Findings provide empirical support to counter the long-standing concern of symptom substitution in response to behavior therapy for individuals with Tourette's disorder...
  5. doi request reprint Stress and psychological resiliency
    Alan L Peterson
    Division of Behavioral Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7550 IH 10 West, Suite 1325, San Antonio, TX, 78229, USA
    Curr Top Behav Neurosci 18:297-312. 2014
    ..Translational research, prospective longitudinal cohort studies, and clinical intervention trials are needed to better understand the behavioral neurobiology of stress and psychological resiliency. ..
  6. doi request reprint The need for expanded monitoring of adverse events in behavioral health clinical trials
    Alan L Peterson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 34:152-4. 2013
    ..Without understanding the nature and prevalence of adverse events, patients cannot be informed adequately of the possible risks and benefits of behavioral interventions prior to engaging in treatment...
  7. pmc The validity of self-rated health as a measure of health status among young military personnel: evidence from a cross-sectional survey
    Christopher K Haddock
    School of Medicine, University of Missouri Kansas City, 2411 Holmes Street, Room MC M03, Kansas City, MO 64110, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 4:57. 2006
    ..Limited information is available to date that examines what relationships exist between self-rated health, health status and health related behaviors among relatively young, healthy individuals...
  8. ncbi request reprint Sleep disturbance during military deployment
    Alan L Peterson
    Department of Psychiatry, Mail Code 7792, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Mil Med 173:230-5. 2008
    ..The results of the study indicate the need for programs to help deployed military members get more and better sleep...
  9. doi request reprint Assessment and treatment of combat-related PTSD in returning war veterans
    Alan L Peterson
    Division of Behavioral Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    J Clin Psychol Med Settings 18:164-75. 2011
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  10. doi request reprint The evaluation and treatment of comorbid pain and PTSD in a military setting: an overview
    Don McGeary
    Clinical Health Psychology Service, Wilford Hall Medical Center, San Antonio, TX, USA
    J Clin Psychol Med Settings 18:155-63. 2011
    ..Recent data demonstrating this translational clinical intervention are presented. Finally, challenges encountered when translating these interventions in a military environment are also discussed...
  11. pmc Regional cerebral glucose metabolism differentiates danger- and non-danger-based traumas in post-traumatic stress disorder
    Amy E Ramage
    Department of Psychiatry and the Research Imaging Institute, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 11:234-42. 2016
    ..64). These findings suggest a biological basis to consider subtyping PTSD according to the nature of the traumatic context. ..
  12. ncbi request reprint Description of risk and resilience factors among military medical personnel before deployment to Iraq
    Shira Maguen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Mil Med 173:1-9. 2008
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  13. doi request reprint The influence of trauma and patient characteristics on provider burnout in VA post-traumatic stress disorder specialty programmes
    Hector A Garcia
    South Texas Veterans Health Care System, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Texas, USA
    Psychol Psychother 89:66-81. 2016
    ..It was hypothesized that trauma content and patient characteristics would significantly predict burnout in this population...
  14. doi request reprint Interpersonal Responses and Pain Management Within the US Military
    Cindy A McGeary
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, STRONG STAR, 7550 IH 10 West, Suite 1325, San Antonio, TX, 78229, USA
    J Occup Rehabil 26:216-28. 2016
    ..More work in this area is needed to uncover the benefits one might achieve when a significant other is included within the FR treatment framework. ..
  15. ncbi request reprint Residual sleep disturbances following PTSD treatment in active duty military personnel
    Kristi E Pruiksma
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
    Psychol Trauma 8:697-701. 2016
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  16. doi request reprint Implementation outcomes of military provider training in cognitive processing therapy and prolonged exposure therapy for post-traumatic stress disorder
    Elisa V Borah
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7550 IH 10 West, Suite 1325, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Mil Med 178:939-44. 2013
    ..Insufficient supervision was also cited as a barrier to treatment use. Results suggest the need to improve strategies for implementing evidence-based practices with providers to enhance clinical outcomes in military settings. ..
  17. pmc Secondary traumatic stress among mental health providers working with the military: prevalence and its work- and exposure-related correlates
    Roman Cieslak
    Trauma, Health, and Hazards Center, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs Department of Psychology, Warsaw School of Social Sciences and Humanities, Warsaw, Poland Warrior Resiliency Program, Southern Regional Medical Command, San Antonio, TX and Department of Psychiatry, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
    J Nerv Ment Dis 201:917-25. 2013
    ..g., mental health providers, rescue workers, social workers). ..
  18. ncbi request reprint Smokeless tobacco use in military personnel
    Alan L Peterson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Mil Med 172:1300-5. 2007
    ..These results indicate that there are significant differences in ST use patterns in military personnel, and cessation programs should be tailored to meet these differences...
  19. ncbi request reprint Psychological intervention with mortuary workers after the September 11 attack: the Dover Behavioral Health Consultant model
    Alan L Peterson
    Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland Air Force Base, TX 78236 5300, USA
    Mil Med 167:83-6. 2002
    ..Implications related to popular models of critical incident intervention and directions for future controlled research are discussed...
  20. ncbi request reprint Assessment and diagnosis of nicotine dependence in mental health settings
    Alan L Peterson
    The Clinical Health Psychology Service, Wilford Hall Medical Center, San Antonio, Tex, USA
    Am J Addict 12:192-7. 2003
    ..These results suggest that clinicians do not routinely diagnose Nicotine Dependence even when diagnostic criteria are met...
  21. doi request reprint Documented combat-related mental health problems in military noncombatants
    Alan L Peterson
    University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    J Trauma Stress 23:674-81. 2010
    ..9% vs. 3.5%), symptoms of PTSD (4.1% vs. 0.7%), and symptoms of major depression (9.9% vs. 5.4%). These findings suggest that deployment to a war zone is associated with increased mental health problems, even for noncombatants...
  22. ncbi request reprint Applied tension treatment of vasovagal syncope during pregnancy
    Alan L Peterson
    Clinical Health Psychology Service, 59 MDOS MMCPH, Wilford Hall Medical Center, 2200 Bergquist Drive, Suite 1, Lackland AFB, TX 78236 5300, USA
    Mil Med 169:751-3. 2004
    ..Applied tension is an effective and relatively inexpensive treatment for patients with vasovagal syncope related to injection phobia and may hold promise as a treatment for other types of syncope...
  23. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of a tailored tobacco control program on long-term use in a population of U.S. military troops
    Robert C Klesges
    Department of Psychology, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 74:295-306. 2006
    ..44% (33.72% vs. 28.28%). The smoking prevention program had no impact on smoking initiation. These results suggest potential for large-scale tobacco control efforts...
  24. ncbi request reprint Habit reversal versus supportive psychotherapy for Tourette's disorder: a randomized controlled trial
    Sabine Wilhelm
    Massachusett General Hospital, MA 02129, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 160:1175-7. 2003
    ..The authors investigated the efficacy of habit reversal for Tourette's disorder, which is characterized by multiple motor and vocal tics...
  25. ncbi request reprint Comparison of weight status among two cohorts of US Air Force recruits
    Walker S C Poston
    Health Research Group, Mid America Heart Institute and University of Missouri Kansas City, 4825 Troost, Suite 124, Kansas City, MO 64110, USA
    Prev Med 40:602-9. 2005
    ..We examined whether weight trends evidenced in the general population and DoD are occurring among individuals entering US Air Force (USAF) Basic Military Training (BMT)...
  26. ncbi request reprint Prediction of adult-onset smoking initiation among U.S. Air force recruits using the pierce susceptibility questionnaire
    C Keith Haddock
    University of Missouri Kansas City and Mid America Heart Institute, Saint Luke s Hosptial, Kansas City, Missouri 64110, USA
    Am J Prev Med 28:424-9. 2005
    ..This study examined whether a modified version of the Pierce Susceptibility Questionnaire (PSQ) might be useful for identifying military recruits who are vulnerable for the initiation of tobacco use...
  27. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of lifetime smokeless tobacco use in female military recruits
    Mark W Vander Weg
    Mayo Clinic Nicotine Dependence Center Research Programs, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 7:431-41. 2005
    ..Results suggest that female recruits who have ever used ST engage in a variety of risk behaviors including use of other tobacco products and alcohol, as well as additional harmful behaviors...
  28. ncbi request reprint Pilot evaluation of a population-based health intervention for reducing use of smokeless tobacco
    Jeffrey A Cigrang
    Clinical Health Psychology, 74th Medical Operations Squadron SGOHL, Wright Patterson Medical Center, 4881 Sugar Maple Drive, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio 45433, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 4:127-31. 2002
    ..19% at 6 months). These pilot study data suggest that proactive recruitment using a motivational interviewing approach to offer a treatment provides a good opportunity to reduce the use of ST in military settings...
  29. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of group cognitive behavior therapy for the treatment of masticatory myofascial pain
    Robert K Bogart
    Hospital Dentistry Department, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, OH 45433 5529, USA
    Mil Med 172:169-74. 2007
    ..Participants attending CBT group training exhibited significant improvements in MFP intensity, frequency, and duration, compared with levels reported at the initial evaluation...
  30. ncbi request reprint Cigarette use among two cohorts of U.S. Air Force recruits, compared with secular trends
    Christopher Keith Haddock
    University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Mil Med 172:288-94. 2007
    ..This study suggests that efforts to reduce smoking among junior enlisted troops in the Air Force should be bolstered...
  31. pmc Prevalence of alternative forms of tobacco use in a population of young adult military recruits
    Mark W Vander Weg
    Center for Research in the Implementation of Innovative Strategies in Practice CRIISP, VA Medical Center, 601 Highway 6 West, Mail Stop 152, Iowa City, IA 52246, United States
    Addict Behav 33:69-82. 2008
    ..001). Patterns of use also differed according to other demographic characteristics including race, ethnicity, age, and income. Implications for surveillance and tobacco control efforts are discussed...
  32. doi request reprint Weight management using the internet a randomized controlled trial
    Christine M Hunter
    Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolic Diseases, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Am J Prev Med 34:119-26. 2008
    ..However, evaluation of weight-gain prevention in overweight individuals is also critical as most Americans become obese as a result of a gradual gain of 1-2 pounds per year over many years...
  33. ncbi request reprint Obesity classification in military personnel: a comparison of body fat, waist circumference, and body mass index measurements
    Katie M Heinrich
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 1960 East West Road, Biomed D104B, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    Mil Med 173:67-73. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate obesity classifications from body fat percentage (BF%), body mass index (BMI), and waist circumference (WC)...
  34. ncbi request reprint Smoking and deployment: perspectives of junior-enlisted U.S. Air Force and U.S. Army personnel and their supervisors
    Walker S C Poston
    School of Medicine, M3 C03, University of Missouri Kansas City, 2411 Holmes Street, Kansas City, MO 64108 2792, USA
    Mil Med 173:441-7. 2008
    ..In addition, the phenomenon of new initiation and relapse to smoking in the field was discussed...

Research Grants1

  1. Behavior Therapy for Adults with Tourette Syndrome
    Alan Peterson; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The Informatics group at Yale University will provide data management services. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..