Publications:

Below is a list of the TCRG lab's recent publication, many of which are co-authored by students. Please feel free to contact Dr. McDevitt-Murphy for an electronic reprint!

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Luciano, M. T., McDevitt-Murphy, M. E., Acuff, S. F., Bellet, B. W., Tripp, J. C., & Murphy, J. G. (2018). Posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms improve after an integrated brief alcohol intervention for OEF/OIF/OND veterans. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice and Policy. Advanced online publication. doi:10.1037/tra0000378

McDevitt-Murphy, M. E., Luciano, M. T., Tripp, J. C., & Eddinger, J. E. (in press). Drinking motives and PTSD-related alcohol expectancies among combat Veterans. Addictive Behaviors.

Bellet, B. W., McDevitt-Murphy, M. E., Thomas, D. H., & Luciano, M. T. (2017). The utility of the Personality Assessment Inventory in the assessment of posttraumatic stress disorder in OEF/OIF/OND veterans. Assessment. Advanced online publication. doi:10.1177/1073191116681627

Luciano, M. T., & McDevitt-Murphy, M. E. (in press). Posttraumatic stress and physical health functioning: Moderating effects of deployment and postdeployment social support in OEF/OIF/OND Veterans. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease.

Tripp, J. C., & McDevitt‐Murphy, M. E. (2016). Trauma‐related guilt mediates the relationship between posttraumatic stress disorder and suicidal ideation in OEF/OIF/OND veterans. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior. Online First.

Henschel, A. V., & McDevitt-Murphy, M. E. (2016). How do aftermath of battle experiences affect returning OEF/OIF veterans?. Military Behavioral Health. Online First.

Tripp, J. C., McDevitt-Murphy, M. E., & Henschel, A. V. (2015). Firing a weapon and killing in combat are associated with suicidal ideation in OEF/OIF veterans. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 8, 626-633.

Tripp, J. C., & McDevitt-Murphy, M. E. (2015). Emotion dysregulation facets as mediators of the relationship between PTSD and alcohol misuse. Addictive Behaviors, 47, 55-60.

Tripp, J. C., McDevitt-Murphy, M. E., Avery, M. L., & Bracken, K. L. (2015). PTSD symptoms, emotion dysregulation, and alcohol-related consequences among college students with a trauma history. Journal of Dual Diagnosis, 11, 107-117.

McDevitt-Murphy, M. E., Fields, J. A., Monahan, C. J., & Bracken, K. L. (2015). Drinking motives among heavy-drinking veterans with and without posttraumatic stress disorder. Addiction Research & Theory, 23, 148-155. doi:10.3109/16066359.2014.949696

McDevitt-Murphy, M. E., Williams, J. L., Murphy, J. G., Monahan, C. J., & Bracken-Minor, K. L. (2015). Brief intervention to reduce hazardous drinking and enhance coping among OEF/OIF/OND veterans. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 46, 83-89. doi: 10.1037/a0036771

McDevitt-Murphy, M. E., Murphy, J. G., Williams, J. W., Monahan, C. M., Bracken-Minor, K. L. & Fields, J. A. (2014). Randomized controlled trial of two brief alcohol interventions for OEF/OIF veterans. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 82, 562-568. doi: 10.1037/a0036714

Piazza-Bonin, E., Neimeyer, R. A., Burke, L. A., McDevitt-Murphy, M. E., & Young, A. (2015). Disenfranchised grief following African American homicide loss: An inductive case study. OMEGA-Journal of Death and Dying,1-24. doi: 10.1177/0030222815573727

Possemato, K., McKenzie, S., McDevitt-Murphy, M. E., Williams, J. L., & Ouimette, P. C. (2014). The relationship between post-deployment factors and PTSD severity in recent combat veterans.  Military Psychology, 26, 15-22. doi: 10.1037/mil0000027

Avery, M. L., & McDevitt-Murphy, M. E. (2014). Impact of combat and social support on PTSD and alcohol consumption in OEF/OIF veterans. Military Behavioral Health, 2, 217-223. doi: 10.1080/21635781.2014.891433

Klesges, R. C., Talcott, W., Ebbert, J. O., Murphy, J. G., McDevitt-Murphy, M. E., Thomas, F., ... & Nicholas, R. A. (2013). Effect of the alcohol misconduct prevention program (AMPP) in Air Force technical training. Military Medicine, 178, 445-451. doi: 10.7205/MILMED-D-12-00400
Bracken-Minor, K. L., McDevitt-Murphy, M. E., & Parra, G. R.  (in press). Subtyping nonsuicidal self-injurers: An application of latent variable mixture modeling. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment. doi: 10.1007/s10862-012-9306-5
Bracken-Minor, K. L., & McDevitt-Murphy, M. E. (2014). Differences in features of non-suicidal self-injury according to borderline personality disorder screening status. Archives of Suicide Research, 18, 88-103. doi: 10.1080/13811118.2013.809040
Monahan, C. J., McDevitt-Murphy, M. E., Dennhardt, A. A., Skidmore, J. R., Martens, M. P., & Murphy, J. G. (2013). The impact of elevated posttraumatic stress on the efficacy of brief alcohol interventions for heavy drinking college students. Addictive Behaviors, 38, 1719-1725. doi: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2012.09.004
Murphy, J. G., Yurasek, A. M., Dennhardt, A. A., Skidmore, J. R., McDevitt-Murphy, M. E., MacKillop, J., & Martens, M. P.  (2013).  Symptoms of depression and PTSD are associated with elevated alcohol demand. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 127, 129-136. 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2012.06.022
Lang, K., Murphy, J. G., Monahan, C. J., Dennhardt, A. A., Skidmore, J. R., & McDevitt-Murphy, M. E. (2012). The role of positive consequences of alcohol in the relation between sensation seeking and drinking. Addiction Research & Theory, 20, 504-510. doi:10.3109/16066359.2012.667854
Thomas, K M., Orlando, M. J., Hopwood, C. J., Weathers, F. W., McDevitt-Murphy, M.E. (2012). Detecting feigned PTSD with the personality assessment inventory. Psychological Injury and Law, 5, 192-201. doi: 10.1007/s12207-011-9111-6
Monahan, C. J., Bracken-Minor, K. L., McCausland, C. M., McDevitt-Murphy, M. E., & Murphy, J. G. (2012). Health-related quality of life among heavy-drinking college students. American Journal of Health Behavior, 36, 289-299. doi: 10.5993/AJHB.36.3.1
McDevitt-Murphy, M. E., Neimeyer, R. A., Burke, L. A., Williams*, J. L. & Lawson, K. (2012). The toll of traumatic loss in African Americans bereaved by homicide. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 4, 303-311.

Williams*, J. L., Burke, L. A., McDevitt-Murphy, M. E., & Neimeyer, R. A. (2012). Response to loss and health functioning among homicidally bereaved African Americans. Journal of Loss and Trauma, 17, 358-375. doi: 10.1080/15325024.2011.635583

McDevitt-Murphy, M. E., Shea, M. T., Yen, S., Grilo, C. M., Sanislow, C. A., Skodol, A. E., & Markowitz, J. C. (2012). Prospective investigation of a PTSD personality typology among individuals with personality disorders. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 53, 441-450. doi: 10.1016/j.comppsych.2011.07.002

Williams, J. L., McDevitt-Murphy, M. E., Murphy, J. G., & Crouse, E. (2012). Deployment risk factors and post-deployment health profiles associated with traumatic brain injury in heavy drinking veterans. Military Medicine, 177, 789-796.

Burke, L.A. Neimeyer, R.A. & McDevitt-Murphy. M. E., Ippolito, M. R., & Roberts, M. J. (2011). Faith in the wake of homicide: Religious coping and bereavement distress in an African American sample. International Journal for the Psychology of Religion 21, 289-307.

Williams, J. L., McDevitt-Murphy, M. E., Fields, J. A., Weathers, F. W., & Flood, A. M. (2011). A comparison of multidimensional health profiles across three trauma-exposed diagnostic groups. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 33, 531-539.

Williams, J. L., Monahan, C. J., & McDevitt-Murphy, M. E. (2011).  Factor structure of the PTSD checklist in a sample of OEF/OIF veterans presenting to primary care: Specific and nonspecific aspects of dysphoria. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 33, 514-522. doi: 10.1007/s10862-011-9248-3

McDevitt-Murphy, M. E. (2011). Development of a cognitive-behavioral therapy approach to address co-occurring PTSD and alcohol misuse in OEF/OIF veterans. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 42, 40-46. doi: 10.1037/a0022346

Murphy, J. G., Pederson, A. A., Skidmore, J. R., Martens, M. P., McDevitt-Murphy, M. E. (2010). Computerized versus motivational interviewing alcohol interventions: impact on discrepancy, motivation, and drinking. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 24, 628-639. doi: 10.1037/a0021347 

Buscemi, J., Murphy, J.G., Martens, M.P., McDevitt-Murphy, M. E., Dennhardt, A. A ., & Skidmore, J. R. (2010). Help-seeking for alcohol use in college students: correlates and preferred methods. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 24, 571-580. doi: 10.1037/a0021122 

McDevitt-Murphy, M. E., Murphy, J. G., Monahan, C. J., Flood, A. M., & Weathers, F. W. (2010). Unique patterns of substance misuse associated with PTSD, depression, and social phobia.  Journal of Dual Diagnosis, 6, 94-110. doi: 10.1080/15504261003701445 

Burke, L.A. Neimeyer, R.A. & McDevitt-Murphy. M. E. (2010). African American homicide bereavement: Aspects of social support that predict complicated grief, PTSD, and depressionOmega, 61, 1-24. doi: 10.2190/OM.61.1.a

McDevitt-Murphy, M. E., Williams, J. L., Bracken, K. L., Fields, J. A., Monahan, C. J., & Murphy, J. G., (2010).  PTSD symptoms, hazardous drinking, and health functioning among U.S.OEF/OIF veterans presenting to primary care.  Journal of Traumatic Stress, 23, 108-111(Special issue focused on OEF/OIF Veterans)

Witkiewitz, K., Holmes, A., Ray, L. A., Murphy, J. G., Richardson, H. N., Chen. Y-C., McDevitt-Murphy, M. E., Cruz, M. T., & Roberto, M. (2009). Young investigator award symposium. Alcohol, 43, 499-508.

McDevitt-Murphy, M. E., Parra, G. R. Shea, M. T., Yen, S., Grilo, C. M., Sanislow, C. A., McGlashan, T. H., Gunderson, J. G.,  Skodol, A. E., & Markowitz, J. C. (2009). Trajectories of PTSD and substance use disorders in a longitudinal study of personality disorders.  Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 1,269-281.

Kelley, L. P., Weathers, F. W., McDevitt-Murphy, M.E., Eakin, D. E., & Flood, A. M. (2009). A comparison of PTSD symptom patterns in three types of civilian trauma.  Journal of Traumatic Stress, 22, 227-235.

Flood, A.M, McDevitt-Murphy, M. E., Weathers, F.W., Eakin, D. E., & Benson, T.B.  (2009). Substance use behaviors as a mediator between posttraumatic stress disorder and physical health in trauma-exposed college students. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 32, 150-161.

Spirito, A. & Brown University Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies Postdoctoral Fellows. (2009). Alcohol Education Inventory- Revised: What every mental health professional should know about alcohol.  Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 37, 41-53.

Adkins, J.W., Weathers, F.W., McDevitt-Murphy, M.E., & Daniels, J.B. (2008). Psychometric properties of eight self-report measures of posttraumatic stress disorder in college students with mixed trauma exposure.  Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 22, 1393-1402.

Lanctot, J. Q., Stockton, M. B., Mzayek, F., Read, M., McDevitt-Murphy, M. E., & Ward, K. D. (2008).  Effects of hurricane Katrina on smoking and relapse. American Journal of Health Education, 39, 91-93.

McDevitt-Murphy, M. E., Weathers, F. W., Flood, A. M., Eakin, D. E., & Benson, T. (2007). The utility of the PAI and the MMPI-2 for discriminating PTSD, depression, and social phobia.  Assessment, 14, 181-195.

McDevitt-Murphy, M. E., Weathers, F.W., & Adkins, J.W. (2005).  The use of the trauma symptom inventory in the assessment of PTSD.  Journal of Traumatic Stress, 18, 63-67. 

McDevitt-Murphy, M. E., Weathers, F.W., Adkins, J.W., & Daniels, J. B. (2005).  Use of the personality assessment inventory in the assessment of PTSD in women. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 27, 57-65.

Murphy, J. G., McDevitt-Murphy, M. E., & Barnett, N. (2005). Drink and be merry? Gender, life satisfaction, and alcohol consumption among college students.Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 30, 184-191.

Murphy, J.  G., Benson, T.  Vuchinich, R.  E., Deskins, M., Eakin, D., Flood, A. M., McDevitt-Murphy, M. E., & Torrealday, O.  (2004). A comparison of personalized feedback for college student drinkers delivered with and without a motivational interview Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 65, 200 – 204.