Scott D. Litwack, PhD

Assistant Professor, Psychiatry

Scott Litwack
150 S Huntington Avenue


Scott Litwack, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the Boston University School of Medicine and a staff psychologist at the Boston VA Healthcare System in the Center for Returning Veterans. Before completing his PhD, Dr. Litwack interned at the Boston Consortium in Clinical Psychology then he completed a postdoctoral clinical research fellowship in the Behavioral Sciences Division of the National Center for PTSD. His research interests are PTSD-SUD comorbidities, diversity and inclusion, dialectical behavior therapy, and relapse prevention.

Other Positions

  • VA Boston Healthcare System


  • University of Connecticut, PhD
  • University of Connecticut, MA
  • Cornell University, BA


  • Published on 3/1/2018

    Thompson-Hollands J, Litwack SD, Ryabchenko KA, Niles BL, Beck JG, Unger W, Sloan DM. Alliance across group treatment for veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder: The role of interpersonal trauma and treatment type. Group Dyn. 2018 Mar; 22(1):1-15. PMID: 29755256.

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  • Published on 5/19/2014

    Litwack SD, Jackson CE, Chen M, Sloan DM, Hatgis C, Litz BT, Marx BP. Validation of the use of video teleconferencing technology in the assessment of PTSD. Psychol Serv. 2014 Aug; 11(3):290-4. PMID: 24841510.

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  • Published on 5/1/2014

    Baker AS, Litwack SD, Clapp JD, Beck G, Sloan DM. The driving behavior survey as a measure of behavioral stress responses to MVA-related PTSD. Behav Ther. 2014 May; 45(3):444-53. PMID: 24800313.

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  • Published on 4/1/2014

    Litwack SD, Mitchell KS, Sloan DM, Reardon AF, Miller MW. Eating disorder symptoms and comorbid psychopathology among male and female veterans. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2014 Jul-Aug; 36(4):406-10. PMID: 24815590.

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  • Published on 12/14/2013

    Baker AS, Litwack SD, Clapp JD, Beck JG, Sloan DM. The Driving Behavior Survey as a measure of behavioral stress responses to MVA-related PTSD. Behav Ther. 2014 Mar; 45(2):263-72. PMID: 24491201.

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  • Published on 11/20/2013

    Clapp JD, Baker AS, Litwack SD, Sloan DM, Beck JG. Properties of the Driving Behavior Survey among individuals with motor vehicle accident-related posttraumatic stress disorder. J Anxiety Disord. 2014 Jan; 28(1):1-7. PMID: 24325891.

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  • Published on 11/6/2013

    Sloan DM, Lee DJ, Litwack SD, Sawyer AT, Marx BP. Written exposure therapy for veterans diagnosed with PTSD: a pilot study. J Trauma Stress. 2013 Dec; 26(6):776-9. PMID: 24203914.

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  • Published on 2/1/2013

    Iverson KM, Litwack SD, Pineles SL, Suvak MK, Vaughn RA, Resick PA. Predictors of intimate partner violence revictimization: the relative impact of distinct PTSD symptoms, dissociation, and coping strategies. J Trauma Stress. 2013 Feb; 26(1):102-10. PMID: 23417878.

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