Alan L Peterson
Affiliation: University of Texas Health Science Center
- Behavioral treatment of chronic belching due to aerophagia in a normal adultJeffrey 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...
- Combat stress casualties in Iraq. Part 1: behavioral health consultation at an expeditionary medical groupAlan 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...
- Combat stress casualties in Iraq. Part 2: psychiatric screening prior to aeromedical evacuationAlan 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...
- An Empirical Examination of Symptom Substitution Associated With Behavior Therapy for Tourette's DisorderAlan 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...
- Stress and psychological resiliencyAlan 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. ..
- The need for expanded monitoring of adverse events in behavioral health clinical trialsAlan 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...
- The validity of self-rated health as a measure of health status among young military personnel: evidence from a cross-sectional surveyChristopher 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...
- Sleep disturbance during military deploymentAlan 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...
- Assessment and treatment of combat-related PTSD in returning war veteransAlan 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....
- The evaluation and treatment of comorbid pain and PTSD in a military setting: an overviewDon 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...
- Regional cerebral glucose metabolism differentiates danger- and non-danger-based traumas in post-traumatic stress disorderAmy 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. ..
- Description of risk and resilience factors among military medical personnel before deployment to IraqShira Maguen
Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
Mil Med 173:1-9. 2008....
- The influence of trauma and patient characteristics on provider burnout in VA post-traumatic stress disorder specialty programmesHector 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...
- Interpersonal Responses and Pain Management Within the US MilitaryCindy 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. ..
- Residual sleep disturbances following PTSD treatment in active duty military personnelKristi E Pruiksma
Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Psychol Trauma 8:697-701. 2016....
- Implementation outcomes of military provider training in cognitive processing therapy and prolonged exposure therapy for post-traumatic stress disorderElisa 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. ..
- Secondary traumatic stress among mental health providers working with the military: prevalence and its work- and exposure-related correlatesRoman 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). ..
- Smokeless tobacco use in military personnelAlan 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...
- Psychological intervention with mortuary workers after the September 11 attack: the Dover Behavioral Health Consultant modelAlan 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...
- Assessment and diagnosis of nicotine dependence in mental health settingsAlan 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...
- Documented combat-related mental health problems in military noncombatantsAlan 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...
- Applied tension treatment of vasovagal syncope during pregnancyAlan 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...
- Efficacy of a tailored tobacco control program on long-term use in a population of U.S. military troopsRobert 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...
- Habit reversal versus supportive psychotherapy for Tourette's disorder: a randomized controlled trialSabine 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...
- Comparison of weight status among two cohorts of US Air Force recruitsWalker 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)...
- Prediction of adult-onset smoking initiation among U.S. Air force recruits using the pierce susceptibility questionnaireC 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...
- Prevalence and correlates of lifetime smokeless tobacco use in female military recruitsMark 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...
- Pilot evaluation of a population-based health intervention for reducing use of smokeless tobaccoJeffrey 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...
- Efficacy of group cognitive behavior therapy for the treatment of masticatory myofascial painRobert 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...
- Cigarette use among two cohorts of U.S. Air Force recruits, compared with secular trendsChristopher 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...
- Prevalence of alternative forms of tobacco use in a population of young adult military recruitsMark 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...
- Weight management using the internet a randomized controlled trialChristine 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...
- Obesity classification in military personnel: a comparison of body fat, waist circumference, and body mass index measurementsKatie 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)...
- Smoking and deployment: perspectives of junior-enlisted U.S. Air Force and U.S. Army personnel and their supervisorsWalker 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...
- Behavior Therapy for Adults with Tourette SyndromeAlan Peterson; Fiscal Year: 2008..The Informatics group at Yale University will provide data management services. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..