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Paula P. Schnurr, PhD

Title(s):
Professor of Psychiatry

Department(s):
Psychiatry

Education:
BA, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1976
PhD, Dartmouth College, 1984
Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Dartmouth Medical School, 1985

Programs:
National Center for Disaster Mental Health Research
National Center for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Websites:
www.ncptsd.va.gov

Contact Information:

NCPTSD
VA Medical Center
215 North Main Street
White River Junction VT 05009

Office: 116D
Phone: 802-296-5132
Fax: 802-296-5135
Email: paula.schnurr@dartmouth.edu


Professional Interests:

Promoting evidence-based treatment for PTSD
Longitudinal study of reactions to traumatic stress, including risk factors for PTSD physical health consequences of trauma and PTSD, and aging
Quality of life and functioning in PTSD

Grant Information:

Department of Veterans Affairs

Courses Taught:

Research Seminar


Selected Publications:

 

An Open Label Pilot Study of a Brief Psychosocial Intervention for Disaster and Trauma Survivors.
O'Donnell ML, Lau W, Fredrickson J, Gibson K, Bryant RA, Bisson J, Burke S, Busuttil W, Coghlan A, Creamer M, Gray D, Greenberg N, McDermott B, McFarlane AC, Monson CM, Phelps A, Ruzek JI, Schnurr PP, Ugsang J, Watson P, Whitton S, Williams R, Cowlishaw S, Forbes D
Front Psychiatry. 2020;11:483. doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2020.00483. Epub 2020 Jun 26.
PMID: 32670099

Implementation Patterns of Two Evidence-Based Psychotherapies in Veterans Affairs Residential Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Programs: A Five-Point Longitudinal National Investigation.
Cook JM, Simiola V, Thompson R, Mackintosh MA, Rosen C, Sayer N, Schnurr PP
J Trauma Stress. 2020 Jun 25; doi: 10.1002/jts.22557. Epub 2020 Jun 25.
PMID: 32583606

Residual Symptoms of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Alcohol Use Disorder Following Integrated Exposure Treatment Versus Coping Skills Treatment.
Tripp JC, Angkaw A, Schnurr PP, Trim RS, Haller M, Davis BC, Norman SB
J Trauma Stress. 2020 Jun 18; doi: 10.1002/jts.22552. Epub 2020 Jun 18.
PMID: 32557843

PTSD improvement and incident cardiovascular disease in more than 1000 veterans.
Scherrer JF, Salas J, Schneider FD, Friedman MJ, van den Berk-Clark C, Chard KM, Norman SB, Lustman PJ, Tuerk P, Schnurr PP, Cohen BE
J Psychosom Res. 2020 Jul;134:110128. doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychores.2020.110128. Epub 2020 May 4.
PMID: 32403058

Measurement Strategies for Evidence-Based Antidepressants for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Delivery: Trends and Associations with Patient-Reported Outcomes.
Shiner B, Leonard C, Gui J, Cornelius S, Gradus JL, Schnurr PP, Watts BV
Adm Policy Ment Health. 2020 May 11; doi: 10.1007/s10488-020-01047-w. Epub 2020 May 11.
PMID: 32394096

Correction to: Measurement Strategies for Evidence-Based Psychotherapy for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Delivery: Trends and Associations with Patient-Reported Outcomes.
Shiner B, Westgate CL, Gui J, Cornelius S, Maguen S, Watts BV, Schnurr PP
Adm Policy Ment Health. 2020 Jul;47(4):648. doi: 10.1007/s10488-020-01042-1.
PMID: 32314128

Repeated Assessment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Severity and the Risk of Mortality.
Scherrer JF, Salas J, Schnurr PP
JAMA Netw Open. 2020 Feb 5;3(2):e1920493. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.20493. Epub 2020 Feb 5.
PMID: 32022872

Measurement Strategies for Evidence-Based Psychotherapy for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Delivery: Trends and Associations with Patient-Reported Outcomes.
Shiner B, Westgate CL, Gui J, Cornelius S, Maguen SE, Watts BV, Schnurr PP
Adm Policy Ment Health. 2020 May;47(3):451-467. doi: 10.1007/s10488-019-01004-2.
PMID: 31853686

Present-centered therapy (PCT) for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in adults.
Belsher BE, Beech E, Evatt D, Smolenski DJ, Shea MT, Otto JL, Rosen CS, Schnurr PP
Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2019 Nov 18;2019(11) doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD012898.pub2. Epub 2019 Nov 18.
PMID: 31742672

A Pilot Study of an Intervention to Prevent Suicide After Psychiatric Hospitalization.
Riblet NB, Shiner B, Schnurr P, Bruce ML, Wasserman D, Cornelius S, Scott R, Watts BV
J Nerv Ment Dis. 2019 Dec;207(12):1031-1038. doi: 10.1097/NMD.0000000000001061.
PMID: 31688286

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