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 8/7/2019

    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.

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  • 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 Sep; 36(9):790-800. PMID: 31356709.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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 May; 112:30-37. PMID: 30844595.

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  • Published on 2/4/2019

    Hall BJ, Yip PSY, Garabiles MR, Lao CK, Chan EWW, Marx BP. Psychometric validation of the PTSD Checklist-5 among female Filipino migrant workers. Eur J Psychotraumatol. 2019; 10(1):1571378. PMID: 30774783.

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  • Published on 12/27/2018

    Millner AJ, den Ouden HEM, Gershman SJ, Glenn CR, Kearns JC, Bornstein AM, Marx BP, Keane TM, Nock MK. Suicidal thoughts and behaviors are associated with an increased decision-making bias for active responses to escape aversive states. J Abnorm Psychol. 2019 Feb; 128(2):106-118. PMID: 30589305.

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  • Published on 11/26/2018

    Dutra SJ, Marx BP, McGlinchey R, DeGutis J, Esterman M. Reward Ameliorates Posttraumatic Stress Disorder-Related Impairment in Sustained Attention. Chronic Stress (Thousand Oaks). 2018 Jan-Dec; 2. PMID: 30706031.

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  • Published on 10/29/2018

    Marshall GN, Jaycox LH, Engel CC, Richardson AS, Dutra SJ, Keane TM, Rosen RC, Marx BP. PTSD symptoms are differentially associated with general distress and physiological arousal: Implications for the conceptualization and measurement of PTSD. J Anxiety Disord. 2019 Mar; 62:26-34. PMID: 30496918.

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