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 5/21/2021

    Lee DJ, Kearns JC, Stanley IH, Spitzer EG, Woodward B, Keane TM, Marx BP. A Comparison of Dimensional and Categorical Approaches to Characterizing the Association Between Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Future Suicide Attempts. J Trauma Stress. 2021 May 21. PMID: 34019313.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 4/12/2021

    Livingston NA, Farmer SL, Mahoney CT, Marx BP, Keane TM. The role of PTSD symptom clusters and criterion in predicting future high-risk drug and alcohol use among returning veteran men and women. Psychol Serv. 2021 Apr 12. PMID: 33844563.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 4/7/2021

    Sloan DM, Marx BP, Acierno R, Messina M, Cole TA. Comparing written exposure therapy to Prolonged Exposure for the treatment of PTSD in a veteran sample: A non-inferiority randomized design. Contemp Clin Trials Commun. 2021 Jun; 22:100764. PMID: 33937580.

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  • Published on 3/2/2021

    Jackson CE, Ciarleglio MM, Aslan M, Marx BP, Ko J, Concato J, Proctor SP, Vasterling JJ. Associations Among Increases in Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms, Neurocognitive Performance, and Long-Term Functional Outcomes in U.S. Iraq War Veterans. J Trauma Stress. 2021 Mar 02. PMID: 33650202.

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  • Published on 2/8/2021

    Livingston NA, Lee DJ, Mahoney CT, Farmer SL, Cole T, Marx BP, Keane TM. Longitudinal assessment of PTSD and illicit drug use among male and female OEF-OIF veterans. Addict Behav. 2021 07; 118:106870. PMID: 33667852.

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  • Published on 2/1/2021

    Bovin MJ, Kimerling R, Weathers FW, Prins A, Marx BP, Post EP, Schnurr PP. Diagnostic Accuracy and Acceptability of the Primary Care Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Screen for the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (Fifth Edition) Among US Veterans. JAMA Netw Open. 2021 02 01; 4(2):e2036733. PMID: 33538826.

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  • 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. 2021 Feb; 34(1):267-268. PMID: 33277946.

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  • 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. 2021 01; 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. 2021 Apr; 34(2):322-332. 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 11 04; 12(568). PMID: 33148627.

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