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 8/18/2021

    Krystal JH, Chow B, Vessicchio J, Henrie AM, Neylan TC, Krystal AD, Marx BP, Xu K, Jindal RD, Davis LL, Schnurr PP, Stein MB, Thase ME, Ventura B, Huang GD, Shih MC. Design of the national adaptive trial for PTSD-related insomnia (NAP study), VA cooperative study program (CSP) #2016. Contemp Clin Trials. 2021 Aug 18; 109:106540. PMID: 34416369.

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  • Published on 8/16/2021

    Gorman KR, Kearns JC, Pantalone DW, Bovin MJ, Keane TM, Marx BP. The impact of deployment-related stressors on the development of PTSD and depression among sexual minority and heterosexual female veterans. Psychol Trauma. 2021 Aug 16. PMID: 34398629.

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  • Published on 8/5/2021

    Kimbrel NA, Beckham JC, Calhoun PS, DeBeer BB, Keane TM, Lee DJ, Marx BP, Meyer EC, Morissette SB, Elbogen EB. Development and validation of the Durham Risk Score for estimating suicide attempt risk: A prospective cohort analysis. PLoS Med. 2021 Aug; 18(8):e1003713. PMID: 34351894.

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  • Published on 8/5/2021

    Livingston NA, Farmer SL, Mahoney CT, Marx BP, Keane TM. Longitudinal course of mental health symptoms among veterans with and without cannabis use disorder. Psychol Addict Behav. 2021 Aug 05. PMID: 34351175.

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  • Published on 7/21/2021

    Kearns JC, Brown SL, Cero I, Gorman KR, Nock MK, Keane TM, Marx BP. Temporal sequences of suicidal and nonsuicidal self-injurious thoughts and behaviors among inpatient and community-residing military veterans. J Affect Disord. 2021 Nov 01; 294:430-440. PMID: 34320450.

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  • Published on 7/1/2021

    Marx BP, Schnurr PP, Friedman MJ. Improving the Assessment of COVID-19-Associated Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. JAMA Psychiatry. 2021 07 01; 78(7):795. PMID: 34076692.

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  • Published on 6/28/2021

    Stanley IH, Hom MA, Christensen K, Keane TM, Marx BP, Björgvinsson T. Psychometric properties of the Depressive Symptom Index-Suicidality Subscale (DSI-SS) in an adult psychiatric sample. Psychol Assess. 2021 Jun 28. PMID: 34180693.

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  • Published on 6/24/2021

    Lee DJ, Marx BP, Thompson-Hollands J, Gallagher MW, Resick PA, Sloan DM. The temporal sequence of change in PTSD symptoms and hypothesized mediators in Cognitive Processing Therapy and Written Exposure Therapy for PTSD. Behav Res Ther. 2021 Sep; 144:103918. PMID: 34198230.

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  • Published on 6/3/2021

    Harper KL, Ellickson-Larew S, Bovin MJ, Keane TM, Marx BP. Discrepancies between electronic records and clinical interview diagnosis of PTSD: Differences in mental health care utilization. Psychol Serv. 2021 Jun 03. PMID: 34081524.

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  • Published on 6/3/2021

    Harper KL, Thompson-Hollands J, Keane TM, Marx BP. Mental health treatment utilization and relationship functioning among male and female OEF/OIF veterans. Psychol Serv. 2021 Jun 03. PMID: 34081522.

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