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.
- VA Boston Healthcare System
- University of Mississippi, PhD
- Boston University, BS
- 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.
- 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 Dec; 32(6):936-945. PMID: 31800135.
- 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. 2019 Oct 14. PMID: 31623824.
- 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 Oct; 32(5):799-805. PMID: 31627252.
- 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.
- Published on 7/29/2019
Zuromski KL, Ustun B, Hwang I, Keane TM, Marx BP, Stein MB, Ursano RJ, Kessler RC. Developing an optimal short-form of the PTSD Checklist for DSM-5 (PCL-5). Depress Anxiety. 2019 09; 36(9):790-800. PMID: 31356709.
- Published on 6/25/2019
Bovin MJ, Black SK, Kleiman SE, Brown ME, Brown LG, Street AE, Rosen RC, Keane TM, Marx BP. The Impact of Assessment Modality and Demographic Characteristics on Endorsement of Military Sexual Trauma. Womens Health Issues. 2019 06 25; 29 Suppl 1:S67-S73. PMID: 31253245.
- Published on 6/5/2019
Thompson-Hollands J, Marx BP, Sloan DM. Brief novel therapies for PTSD: Written Exposure Therapy. Curr Treat Options Psychiatry. 2019 Jun; 6(2):99-106. PMID: 31245252.
- Published on 4/5/2019
Schnurr PP, Chard KM, Ruzek JI, Chow BK, Shih MC, Resick PA, Foa EB, Marx BP, Huang GD, Lu Y. Corrigendum to "Design of VA Cooperative Study #591: CERV-PTSD, Comparative Effectiveness Research in Veterans with PTSD" [Contemp. Clin. Trials 41 (2015) 75-84]. Contemp Clin Trials. 2019 May; 80:61. PMID: 30962124.
- Published on 2/26/2019
Sullivan DR, Marx B, Chen MS, Depue BE, Hayes SM, Hayes JP. Behavioral and neural correlates of memory suppression in PTSD. J Psychiatr Res. 2019 05; 112:30-37. PMID: 30844595.
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