Brian P. Marx, PhD

Professor, Psychiatry

Brian Marx
857.364.6071
150 S Huntington Avenue

Biography

Dr. Marx is a Professor of Psychiatry at Boston University School of Medicine and staff psychologist at the National Center for PTSD, VA Boston Healthcare System. Dr. Marx graduated with Honors in Psychology from Boston University in 1989. He completed his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Mississippi in 1996. Dr. Marx is an expert in behavior therapy, PTSD assessment, and the effects of trauma. He serves on the editorial board of several scientific journals and has served as a grant reviewer for the National Institute of Mental Health, Department of Defense and Department of Veterans Affairs.

Dr. Marx’s research interests include the association between PTSD and functional impairment, PTSD and memory, identifying risk factors for posttraumatic difficulties and developing brief, efficacious treatments for PTSD. Currently, his research is funded by the Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs.

Other Positions

  • VA Boston Healthcare System

Education

  • University of Mississippi, PhD
  • Boston University, BS

Publications

  • Published on 7/1/2020

    Spitzer EG, Benfer N, Zuromski KL, Marx BP, Witte TK. Examining unique and prospective relationships among self-injurious thoughts and behaviors and posttraumatic stress disorder: a network analysis in two trauma-exposed samples. Psychol Med. 2020 Jul 01; 1-11. PMID: 32605688.

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  • Published on 6/22/2020

    Spies JP, Woud ML, Kessler H, Rau H, Willmund GD, Köhler K, Herpertz S, Blackwell SE, Bovin M, Marx BP, Cwik JC. Psychometric properties of the German version of the Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-5 (CAPS-5) in clinical routine settings: study design and protocol of a multitrait-multimethod study. BMJ Open. 2020 Jun 22; 10(6):e036078. PMID: 32571861.

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  • Published on 6/9/2020

    Levis B, Sun Y, He C, Wu Y, Krishnan A, Bhandari PM, Neupane D, Imran M, Brehaut E, Negeri Z, Fischer FH, Benedetti A, Thombs BD, Che L, Levis A, Riehm K, Saadat N, Azar M, Rice D, Boruff J, Kloda L, Cuijpers P, Gilbody S, Ioannidis J, McMillan D, Patten S, Shrier I, Ziegelstein R, Moore A, Akena D, Amtmann D, Arroll B, Ayalon L, Baradaran H, Beraldi A, Bernstein C, Bhana A, Bombardier C, Buji RI, Butterworth P, Carter G, Chagas M, Chan J, Chan LF, Chibanda D, Cholera R, Clover K, Conway A, Conwell Y, Daray F, de Man-van Ginkel J, Delgadillo J, Diez-Quevedo C, Fann J, Field S, Fisher J, Fung D, Garman E, Gelaye B, Gholizadeh L, Gibson L, Goodyear-Smith F, Green E, Greeno C, Hall B, Hampel P, Hantsoo L, Haroz E, Harter M, Hegerl U, Hides L, Hobfoll S, Honikman S, Hudson M, Hyphantis T, Inagaki M, Ismail K, Jeon HJ, Jetté N, Khamseh M, Kiely K, Kohler S, Kohrt B, Kwan Y, Lamers F, Asunción Lara M, Levin-Aspenson H, Lino V, Liu SI, Lotrakul M, Loureiro S, Löwe B, Luitel N, Lund C, Marrie RA, Marsh L, Marx B, McGuire A, Mohd Sidik S, Munhoz T, Muramatsu K, Nakku J, Navarrete L, Osório F, Patel V, Pence B, Persoons P, Petersen I, Picardi A, Pugh S, Quinn T, Rancans E, Rathod S, Reuter K, Roch S, Rooney A, Rowe H, Santos I, Schram M, Shaaban J, Shinn E, Sidebottom A, Simning A, Spangenberg L, Stafford L, Sung S, Suzuki K, Swartz R, Tan PLL, Taylor-Rowan M, Tran T, Turner A, van der Feltz-Cornelis C, van Heyningen T, van Weert H, Wagner L, Li Wang J, White J, Winkley K, Wynter K, Yamada M, Zhi Zeng Q, Zhang Y. Accuracy of the PHQ-2 Alone and in Combination With the PHQ-9 for Screening to Detect Major Depression: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. JAMA. 2020 06 09; 323(22):2290-2300. PMID: 32515813.

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  • Published on 6/1/2020

    Lee DJ, Lee LO, Bovin MJ, Moshier SJ, Dutra SJ, Kleiman SE, Rosen RC, Vasterling JJ, Keane TM, Marx BP. The 20-year course of posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms among veterans. J Abnorm Psychol. 2020 Jun 01. PMID: 32478530.

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  • Published on 3/2/2020

    Mahoney CT, Livingston NA, Wong MM, Rosen RC, Marx BP, Keane TM. Parallel process modeling of posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms and alcohol use severity in returning veterans. Psychol Addict Behav. 2020 Mar 02. PMID: 32118464.

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  • Published on 12/10/2019

    Sloan DM, Marx BP, Resick PA, Young-McCaughan S, Dondanville KA, Mintz J, Litz BT, Peterson AL. Study design comparing written exposure therapy to cognitive processing therapy for PTSD among military service members: A noninferiority trial. Contemp Clin Trials Commun. 2020 Mar; 17:100507. PMID: 31890987.

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  • Published on 12/4/2019

    Rosen RC, Cikesh B, Fang S, Trachtenberg FL, Seal KH, Magnavita AM, Bovin MJ, Green JD, Bliwise DL, Marx BP, Keane TM. Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Severity and Insomnia-Related Sleep Disturbances: Longitudinal Associations in a Large, Gender-Balanced Cohort of Combat-Exposed Veterans. J Trauma Stress. 2019 12; 32(6):936-945. PMID: 31800135.

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  • Published on 10/14/2019

    Jeromin A, Lasseter HC, Provost AC, Daskalakis NP, Etkin A, Gehrman P, Lancashire L, Marx BP, McGlinchey R, Haas M. Driving Progress in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Biomarkers. Biol Psychiatry. 2020 Mar 15; 87(6):e13-e14. PMID: 31623824.

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  • Published on 10/1/2019

    Moshier SJ, Lee DJ, Bovin MJ, Gauthier G, Zax A, Rosen RC, Keane TM, Marx BP. An Empirical Crosswalk for the PTSD Checklist: Translating DSM-IV to DSM-5 Using a Veteran Sample. J Trauma Stress. 2019 10; 32(5):799-805. PMID: 31627252.

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  • Published on 8/7/2019

    Bovin MJ, Meyer EC, Kimbrel NA, Kleiman SE, Green JD, Morissette SB, Marx BP. Using the World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule 2.0 to assess disability in veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder. PLoS One. 2019; 14(8):e0220806. PMID: 31390376.

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