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 12/5/2020

    Thompson-Hollands J, Sloan DM, Marx BP. Seeking to Understand the Conditions Under Which Exposure-Based Writing Therapy for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder is an Effective Approach: A Commentary on Dawson et al. (2020). J Trauma Stress. 2020 Dec 05. PMID: 33277946.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 12/3/2020

    Stanley IH, Marx BP, Keane TM, Vujanovic AA. PTSD symptoms among trauma-exposed adults admitted to inpatient psychiatry for suicide-related concerns. J Psychiatr Res. 2020 Dec 03; 133:60-66. PMID: 33310501.

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  • Published on 11/10/2020

    Klein AB, Dutra SJ, Bovin MJ, Keane TM, Marx BP. The Role of Negative Affect in Differentiating Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Depression, and Their Comorbidity Among United States Veterans. J Trauma Stress. 2020 Nov 10. PMID: 33174307.

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  • Published on 11/4/2020

    Esterman M, Stumps A, Jagger-Rickels A, Rothlein D, DeGutis J, Fortenbaugh F, Romer A, Milberg W, Marx BP, McGlinchey R. Evaluating the evidence for a neuroimaging subtype of posttraumatic stress disorder. Sci Transl Med. 2020 Nov 04; 12(568). PMID: 33148627.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 10/29/2020

    Rosen CS, Morland LA, Glassman LH, Marx BP, Weaver K, Smith CA, Pollack S, Schnurr PP. Virtual mental health care in the Veterans Health Administration's immediate response to coronavirus disease-19. Am Psychol. 2020 Oct 29. PMID: 33119331.

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  • Published on 9/3/2020

    Thompson-Hollands J, Marx BP, Lee DJ, Sloan DM. Longitudinal change in self-reported peritraumatic dissociation during and after a course of posttraumatic stress disorder treatment: Contributions of symptom severity and time. Psychol Trauma. 2020 Sep 03. PMID: 32881568.

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  • Published on 8/26/2020

    Mahoney CT, Zweig IR, Marx BP, Keane TM. Cross-lagged effects of posttraumatic stress disorder symptom severity and cigarette smoking among OEF/OIF/OND veterans. Depress Anxiety. 2020 Nov; 37(11):1118-1126. PMID: 32851756.

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  • Published on 8/7/2020

    Jiang T, Dutra S, Lee DJ, Rosellini AJ, Gauthier GM, Keane TM, Gradus JL, Marx BP. Toward Reduced Burden in Evidence-Based Assessment of PTSD: A Machine Learning Study. Assessment. 2020 Aug 07; 1073191120947797. PMID: 32762342.

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  • Published on 7/24/2020

    Mahoney CT, Moshier SJ, Keane TM, Marx BP. Heightened healthcare utilization & risk of mental disorders among Veterans with comorbid opioid use disorder & posttraumatic stress disorder. Addict Behav. 2021 Jan; 112:106572. PMID: 32861102.

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  • 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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