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 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 Aug 26. 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. 2020 Jul 24; 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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  • 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 06 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 Aug; 129(6):658-669. 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 Aug; 34(5):569-578. 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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