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Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles


2019

Intensively-Delivered Cognitive Behavioral Therapies: An overview of a promising treatment delivery format for PTSD and other mental health disorders.

Psychiatric Annals. 49(8), 339-342. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.3928/00485713-20190711-01

Held, P., Bagley, J. M., Klassen, B. J., & Pollack, M. H. (2019).


Feasibility of a three-week intensive treatment program for service members and veterans with PTSD.

Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy. Advance online publication. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/tra0000485

Held, P., Klassen, B. J., Boley, R. A., Smith, D. L., Wiltsey Stirman, S., Pollack, M. H., Karnik, N. S., Brennan, M. B., Van Horn, R., & Zalta, A. K. (2019).


A case report of Cognitive Processing Therapy delivered over a single week.

Cognitive and Behavioral Practice. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cbpra.2019.07.006

Held, P., Klassen, B. J., Small, C. F., Brennan, M. B., Van Horn, R., Karnik, N. S., Pollack, M. H., & Zalta, A. K. (2019).


Guest Editorial: Special issue on novel delivery formats of cognitive behavioral therapies.

Psychiatric Annals. 49(8), 336-337. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.3928/00485713-20190716-03

Held, P. & Pollack, M. H. (2019).


Characteristics of veteran and civilian suicide decedents: A sex-stratified analysis.

American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 56(5), e163-e168. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amepre.2018.11.017

Horwitz, A.G., Smith, D., Held, P., & Zalta, A. K., (2019).


“I knew it was wrong the moment I got the order”:
A narrative thematic analysis of moral injury in combat veterans.

Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy.

Held, P., Klassen, B.J., Hall, J., Friese, T., Bertsch-Gout, M., Zalta, A.K., Pollack, M.H. (in press).


2018

Evaluating patterns and predictors of symptom change during a three-week intensive outpatient treatment for veterans with PTSD.

BMC Psychiatry, 18(1), 242. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12888-018-1816-6

Zalta, A. K., Held, P., Smith, D. L., Klassen, B. J., Lofgreen, A. M., Normand, P. S., … & Karnik, N. S. (2018).


Examining the link between parent and child psychopathology in treatment-seeking veterans.

Child Psychiatry & Human Development, 49(2), 209-216. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10578-017-0743-y

Zalta, A.K., Bui, E., Karnik, N.S., Held, P., Laifer, L.M., Sager, J.C., Zou, D., Rauch, P.K., Simon, N.M., Pollack, M.H., Ohye, B. (2018).


Negative posttraumatic cognitions among military sexual trauma survivors.

Journal of Affective Disorders, 238, 88-93. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2018.05.024

Carroll, K. K., Lofgreen, A. M., Weaver, D. C., Held, P., Klassen, B. J., Smith, D. L., …& Zalta, A. K. (2018).


Posttraumatic cognitions and suicidal ideation among veterans receiving PTSD treatment.

Cognitive Therapy and Research, 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10608-018-9925-6

Horwitz, A. G., Held, P., Klassen, B. J., Karnik, N. S., Pollack, M. H., & Zalta, A. K. (2018).


Veterans’ perspectives on Fitbit use in treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder: An interview study.

JMIR Mental Health, e10415. https://doi.org/10.2196/10415

Ng, A., Reddy, M., Zalta, A. K., & Schueller, S. M. (2018).


2017

Negative posttrauma cognitions mediate the relationship between moral injury and PTSD in a sample of treatment-seeking veterans.

Journal of Traumatic Stress. 30(6), 698-703. https://doi.org/10.1002/jts.22234

Held, P., Klassen, B. J., Zou, D. S., Schroedter, B. S., Karnik, N. S., Pollack, M. H., & Zalta, A. K. (2017).


An overview of sexual trauma in the U.S. Military.

Focus, 15, 411-419. http://dx.doi.org/10.1176/appi.focus.20170024

Lofgreen, A.M., Carroll, K.K., Dugan, S.A., Karnik, N.S. (2017).


Characteristics of veterans and military service members who endorse causing harm, injury, or death to others in the military.

Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, an Policy, 10(3), 352-359. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/tra0000294

Held, P., Boley, R. A., Karnik, N. S., Pollack, M. H., & Zalta, A. K. (2017).


Intensive treatment models to address posttraumatic stress in post 9/11 warrior: The Warrior Care Network.

Focus, 15, 378-383. http://dx.doi.org/10.1176/appi.focus.20170022

Harvey, M.M., Rauch, S.A.M., Zalta, A.K., Sornborger, J., Pollack, M.H., Rothbaum, B.O., Simon, N.M. (2017).


Understanding the impact and treatment of moral injury in military service members.

Focus, 15, 399-405. http://dx.doi.org/10.1176/appi.focus.20170023

Held, P., Klassen, B.J., Zalta, A.K., Pollack, M.H. (2017).


Understanding the impact and treatment of moral injury in military service members.

Focus, 15, 399-405. http://dx.doi.org/10.1176/appi.focus.20170023

Held, P., Klassen, B.J., Zalta, A.K., Pollack, M.H. (2017).


Using prolonged exposure and cognitive processing therapy to treat veterans with moral injury-based PTSD: Two case examples.

Cognitive and Behavioral Practice., 25(3), 377-390. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cbpra.2017.09.003

Held, P., Klassen, B. J., Brennan, M. B., & Zalta, A. K. (2017).


2016

A pilot study of tailored cognitive-behavioral resilience training for trauma survivors with subthreshold distress.

Journal of Traumatic Stress. 29(3), 268-272. https://doi.org/10.1002/jts.22094

Zalta, A.K., Tirone, V., Siedjak, J., Boley, R.A., Vechiu, C., Pollack, M.H., & Hobfoll, S.E. (2016).


Conference Presentations

2019

Predictive validity of the Group Selection Questionnaire for veterans in intensive treatment for PTSD.

Poster presented at the annual conference of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, Chicago, IL.

Bagley, J., Bravo, K., Klassen, B., Karnik, N., Pollack, M., & Held, P. (2019, March).


Treatment response trajectories in a three-week CPT-based intensive treatment program for veterans with PTSD.

Poster accepted for presentation at the annual conference of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Atlanta, GA.

Bagley, J., Smith, D., Boley, R. A., Pollack, M., & Held, P. (2019, November).


Effect of sexual re-victimization on treatment outcomes in veterans in a 3-week intensive treatment program for PTSD.

Poster accepted for presentation at the annual conference of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Atlanta, GA.

Bagley, J., Tirone, V., Lofgreen, A., Carroll, K., & Held, P. (2019, November).


Resilience as a moderator of the relationship between social functioning and PTSD symptom severity in treatment-seeking veterans.

Poster presented at the annual conference of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, Chicago, IL.

Boley, R.A. & Held, P. (2019, March).


The impact of group cohesion on treatment outcomes in an intensive outpatient program for veterans with PTSD.

Poster presented at the annual conference of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, Chicago, IL.

Bravo, K., Bagley, J., Klassen, B., Van Horn, R., Pollack, M., & Held, P. (2019, March).


Improving PTSD treatment access and retention: Insights and outcomes from the first 3 years of the Warrior Care Network’s intensive PTSD treatment programs.

Presentation at the annual conference of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, Chicago, IL.

Held, P., Rauch, S.M., Goetter, E. M., & Thrasher, E. D. (2019, March)


Integration of pelvic health programming into intensive outpatient treatment for PTSD related to MST.

Poster presented at the annual conference of the American Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Steigerwald, V.L., August, M., Tirone, V., Carroll, K.K., & Boley, R.A. (2019, August).


Examining the effectiveness of a Cognitive Processing Therapy-based intensive treatment program for moral injury-based PTSD.

Poster accepted for presentation at the annual conference of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies conference, Boston, MA.

Steigerwald, V., Bagley, J.M., Smith, D., Pollack, M., & Held, P. (2019, November).


Short-, medium-, and long-term outcomes of a cognitive processing therapy-based three-week intensive PTSD treatment program.

Poster accepted for presentation at the annual conference of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies conference, Boston, MA.

Steigerwald, V., Smith, D., Brennan, M., Pollack, M., & Held, P. (2019, November).


The clinician’s role in addressing pelvic health disorders among sexual trauma survivors.

Panel discussion at the annual conference of the American Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

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2018

Using Prolonged Exposure and Cognitive Processing Therapy to treat moral injury-based PTSD.

Pre-Meeting Institute at the annual conference of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies conference in Washington, D.C.

Held, P., Rauch, S.M., Wachen, J., & Chard, K.M. (2018, November).


Posttraumatic cognitions and suicidal ideation among veterans receiving PTSD treatment.

Poster presented at the American Association of Suicidology (AAS) Annual Conference, Washington, D.C.

Horwitz, A. G., Held, P., Klassen, B. J., & Zalta, A. K. (April, 2018).


Working towards resolution of perpetration-based traumas: A cognitive-behavioral approach.

Skill building session presented at the annual conference of the American Psychological Association (APA), San Francisco, CA.

Klassen, B., Held, P., & Brennan, M.B. (August, 2018).


Changes in trauma-related guilt as a predictor of reductions in psychopathology during a three-week intensive oupatient program for veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder.

Poster presented at the annual conference of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS), Washington, D.C.

Boley, R.A., Zalta, A.K., Pollack, M.H., Karnik, N.S., Smith, D.L., & Held, P. (November, 2018).


Comparing morally injurious experiences in veterans with and without military sexual trauma.

Poster presented at the annual conference of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS), Washington, D.C.

Thompson, K., Lofgreen, A., Klassen, B., Pollack, M., Zalta, A., & Held, P. (November, 2018).


Evaluating changes in sleep during a 3-week intensive outpatient program for veterans with PTSD.

Poster presented at the annual conference of the Association for Behavior and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT), Washington, D.C.

Wagner, L., Zalta, A.K., Valdespino-Hayden, Z., Burgess, H.J., Boley, R.A., Held, P., & Pollack, M.H. (November, 2018).


Exploring the association between facets of mindfulness and PTSD among treatment-seeking veterans.

Poster presented at the annual conference of the Association for Behavior and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT), Washington, D.C.

Mustafic, H., Horwitz, A., Held, P., Normand, P., Pollack, M.H., & Zalta, A.K. (November, 2018).


Increased mindfulness skills predict reductions in PTSD and depression symptoms for veterans in a three-week intensive treatment program for PTSD.

Poster presented at the annual conference of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS), Washington, D.C.

Bagley, J. M., Smith, D., Boley, R. A., Normand, P., & Held, P. (November, 2018).


Morally injurious events and veterans’ social functioning: The role of anger as a mediator.

Poster presented at the annual conference of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS), Washington, D.C.

Bravo, K., Coleman, J., Klassen, B., Zalta, A., Pollack, M., Karnik, N., & Held, P. (November, 2018).


Moral transgressions are associated with increased negative alterations in cognitions and mood in treatment-seeking veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder.

Poster presented at the annual conference of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS), Washington, D.C.

Boley, R.A., Zalta, A.K., Klassen, B.J., Bravo, K.J., Pollack, M.H., & Held, P. (November, 2018).


2017

The mediating role of negative posttrauma cognitions on the relationship between potentially morally injurious experiences and PTSD severity.

Poster presented at the annual conference of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), San Francisco, CA.

Zou, D. S., Sulkowski, K. Karnik, N. S., Pollack, M.H., Zalta, A.K., & Held, P. (April, 2017).


Predictors of expressed anger in a treatment-seeking sample of veterans and service members.

Poster presented at the annual conference of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), San Francisco, CA.

Boley, R.A., Held, P., Karnik, N.S., Pollack, M.H., & Zalta, A.K. (April, 2017).


Novel research on couples’ functioning in male and female veterans: Implications for treatment.

Symposium presented at the annual conference of the American Psychological Association (APA), Washington, D.C.

Blais, R.K., Held, P., Sayers, S.L., & Renshaw, K.D. (August, 2017).


Adapting evidence-based PTSD treatments for delivery in intensive treatment settings.

Panel discussion presented at the annual conference of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS), Chicago, IL.

Held, P., Wild, J., Keller, J., Monroe, R.M., & Yusko, D. (November, 2017).


Examining the effect of military sexual trauma on psychopathology and family functioning using a matched-pairs design.

Poster presented at the annual conference of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS), Chicago, IL.

Boley, R.A., Held, P., Pollack, M.H., Karnik, N.S., & Zalta, A.K. (November, 2017).


Examining substance use as a predictor of changes in PTSD and depressive symptoms over the course of an intensive outpatient treatment program for veterans.

Poster presented at the annual conference of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS), Chicago, IL.

Brennan, M. B., Held, P., Zalta, A. K., Boley, R. A., Karnik, N. S., & Pollack, M. H. (November, 2017).


Feasibility and tolerability of an intensive outpatient program for veterans with PTSD.

Poster presented at the annual conference of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS), Chicago, IL.

Zou, D.S., Klassen, B., Zalta, A. K., Karnik, N. S., Pollack, M. H., & Held, P. (November, 2017).


Posttraumatic cognitions among military sexual trauma survivors.

Poster presented at the annual conference of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS), Chicago, IL.

Weaver, D., Carroll, K.K., Lofgreen, A., Glover, A., Held, P., & Zalta, A.K. (November, 2017).


Predicting disruptive behavior in an intensive outpatient program for veterans with PTSD.

Poster presented at the annual conference of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS), Chicago, IL.

Klassen, B., Held, P., Zalta, A. K., Zou, D. S., Karnik, N. S., & Pollack, M. H. (November, 2017).


2016

Examining the relationship between veteran and offspring psychopathology.

Poster presented at the meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) Convention, New York, NY.

Glover, A.C., Held, P., Boley, R.A., Karnik, N.S., Pollack, M.H., & Zalta, A.K. (2016, October).


Exploring the relationships between causing harm to others, lifetime trauma exposure, and psychopathology in a veteran sample.

Poster presented at the annual conference of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), Philadelphia, PA.

Boley, R.A., Glover, A., Held, P., Karnik, N.S., & Zalta, A.K. (April, 2016).


Moral Injury: Recent advances, current challenges, and future directions.

Poster presented at the annual conference of the American Psychological Association (APA), Denver, CO.

Held, P. & Klassen, B. J. (August, 2016).


2015

Examining pain and social support as predictors of psychopathology in a veteran sample.

Poster presented at the annual conference of the American Psychological Association (APA), Toronto, Canada.

Boley, R.A., Kaiser, E.C., Karnik, N.S., & Zalta, A.K.. (August, 2015).


Predictors of potential acceptance of telepsychiatry services in an outpatient sample of military veterans.

Poster presented at the annual conference of the Association for Behavior and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT), Chicago, IL.

Boley, R.A., Jones, K., Karnik, N.S., Pollack, M.H., Sims, S., & Zalta, A.K. (November, 2015).


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