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Jessica L. Hamblen, PhD

Associate Professor of Psychiatry


Bates College, psychology, BA 1993
State University of New York at Buffalo, Child Clinical Psychology, MA
State University of New York at Buffalo, Child Clinical, Psychology, PhD
Dartmouth Medical School, Dept. of Psychiatry, Predoctoral clinical internship
Dartmouth Medical School, Dept. of Psychiatry, Postdoctoral Fellowship

National Center for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder


Contact Information:

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

Phone: 802-296-5132
Fax: : 802-296-5135
Email: Jessica.Hamblen@dartmouth.edu

Professional Interests:

Interest is in developing, disseminating, and evaluating cognitive behavioral treatments for PTSD and related conditions

Grant Information:

Florida Department of Children and Families
Baton Rouge Area Foundation
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Courses Taught:

Delivers lectures to medical students, residents, and psychology interns on PTSD, cognitive behavioral treatments for PTSD, and PTSD assessment

Selected Publications:


Differences in protective factors among U.S. Veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder, alcohol use disorder, and their comorbidity: Results from the National Health and Resilience in Veterans Study.
Straus E, Norman SB, Haller M, Southwick SM, Hamblen JL, Pietrzak RH
Drug Alcohol Depend. 2019 Jan 1;194:6-12. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2018.09.011. Epub 2018 Oct 24.
PMID: 30390551

An Online Peer Educational Campaign to Reduce Stigma and Improve Help Seeking in Veterans with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.
Hamblen JL, Grubaugh AL, Davidson TM, Borkman AL, Bunnell BE, Ruggiero KJ
Telemed J E Health. 2019 Jan;25(1):41-47. doi: 10.1089/tmj.2017.0305. Epub 2018 May 10.
PMID: 29746232

Protocol for the evaluation of a digital storytelling approach to address stigma and improve readiness to seek services among veterans.
Bunnell BE, Davidson TM, Hamblen JL, Cook DL, Grubaugh AL, Lozano BE, Tuerk PW, Ruggiero KJ
Pilot Feasibility Stud. 2017;3:7. doi: 10.1186/s40814-017-0121-3. Epub 2017 Feb 17.
PMID: 28239485

Promising Directions for Treating Comorbid PTSD and Substance Use Disorder.
Norman SB, Hamblen JL
Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2017 Apr;41(4):708-710. doi: 10.1111/acer.13349. Epub 2017 Mar 9.
PMID: 28181264

Cognitive behavioral therapy for postdisaster distress: A promising transdiagnostic approach to treating disaster survivors.
Hamblen JL, Norris FH, Symon KA, Bow TE
Psychol Trauma. 2017 Aug;9(Suppl 1):130-136. doi: 10.1037/tra0000221. Epub 2016 Nov 10.
PMID: 27831736

What people with PTSD symptoms do (and do not) know about PTSD: A national survey.
Harik JM, Matteo RA, Hermann BA, Hamblen JL
Depress Anxiety. 2017 Apr;34(4):374-382. doi: 10.1002/da.22558. Epub 2016 Oct 27.
PMID: 27787928

A Review of Studies on the System-Wide Implementation of Evidence-Based Psychotherapies for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in the Veterans Health Administration.
Rosen CS, Matthieu MM, Wiltsey Stirman S, Cook JM, Landes S, Bernardy NC, Chard KM, Crowley J, Eftekhari A, Finley EP, Hamblen JL, Harik JM, Kehle-Forbes SM, Meis LA, Osei-Bonsu PE, Rodriguez AL, Ruggiero KJ, Ruzek JI, Smith BN, Trent L, Watts BV
Adm Policy Ment Health. 2016 Nov;43(6):957-977.
PMID: 27474040

Desired Involvement in Treatment Decisions Among Adults with PTSD Symptoms.
Harik JM, Hundt NE, Bernardy NC, Norman SB, Hamblen JL
J Trauma Stress. 2016 Jun;29(3):221-8. doi: 10.1002/jts.22102. Epub 2016 May 12.
PMID: 27171567

Maximizing the utility of a single site randomized controlled psychotherapy trial.
Norman SB, Haller M, Spadoni AD, Drummond SP, Risbrough V, Hamblen JL, Trim RS, Blanes EX
Contemp Clin Trials. 2015 May;42:244-51. doi: 10.1016/j.cct.2015.04.011. Epub 2015 Apr 28.
PMID: 25933919

Surveying the traumatic stress literature: the effective use of bibliographic databases in preparing reviews and meta-analyses.
Lerner F, Hamblen JL
J Trauma Stress. 2010 Dec;23(6):819-22. doi: 10.1002/jts.20580.
PMID: 20979218

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