Dr. Brailey is Staff Psychologist with the Center for Returning Veterans (CRV) and Director of the Practicum Training Program, VA Boston Healthcare System. He is also Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine. He received a doctorate in Cognitive and Clinical Psychology from Vanderbilt University, and completed internship at the Tufts University School of Medicine/Boston VA Medical Center Psychology Internship Consortium. Prior to returning to Boston in 2007, he served as PTSD Clinical Team Psychologist at the New Orleans VA Medical Center and as a Statistical Consultant with the VISN 16 Mental Illness Research Education and Clinical Center (MIRECC). His research interests focus on neurocognitive deficits and cognitive biases associated with stress‐related disorders, with a current emphasis in returning OEF/OIF veterans on examination of cognitive deficits and functional alterations associated with PTSD and mild TBI. Within the internship program, he is a supervisor for the CRV rotation.
- VA Boston Healthcare System
- Vanderbilt University, PhD
- Antioch College, BA
- Published on 2/1/2018
Brailey K, Mills MA, Marx BP, Proctor SP, Seal KH, Spiro A, Ulloa EW, Vasterling JJ. Prospective Examination of Early Associations of Iraq War Zone Deployment, Combat Severity, and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder with New Incident Medical Diagnoses. J Trauma Stress. 2018 02; 31(1):102-113. PMID: 29513919.
- Published on 4/26/2014
Han SC, Castro F, Lee LO, Charney ME, Marx BP, Brailey K, Proctor SP, Vasterling JJ. Military unit support, postdeployment social support, and PTSD symptoms among active duty and National Guard soldiers deployed to Iraq. J Anxiety Disord. 2014 Jun; 28(5):446-53. PMID: 24846492.
- Published on 6/28/2012
Vasterling JJ, Brailey K, Proctor SP, Kane R, Heeren T, Franz M. Neuropsychological outcomes of mild traumatic brain injury, post-traumatic stress disorder and depression in Iraq-deployed US Army soldiers. Br J Psychiatry. 2012 Sep; 201(3):186-92. PMID: 22743844.
- Published on 9/1/2009
Marx BP, Brailey K, Proctor SP, Macdonald HZ, Graefe AC, Amoroso P, Heeren T, Vasterling JJ. Association of time since deployment, combat intensity, and posttraumatic stress symptoms with neuropsychological outcomes following Iraq war deployment. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2009 Sep; 66(9):996-1004. PMID: 19736356.
- Published on 8/1/2007
Brailey K, Vasterling JJ, Proctor SP, Constans JI, Friedman MJ. PTSD symptoms, life events, and unit cohesion in U.S. soldiers: baseline findings from the neurocognition deployment health study. J Trauma Stress. 2007 Aug; 20(4):495-503. PMID: 17721953.
- Published on 5/1/2004
Constans JI, McCloskey MS, Vasterling JJ, Brailey K, Mathews A. Suppression of attentional bias in PTSD. J Abnorm Psychol. 2004 May; 113(2):315-23. PMID: 15122951.
- Published on 2/1/2004
Thompson KE, Vasterling JJ, Benotsch EG, Brailey K, Constans J, Uddo M, Sutker PB. Early symptom predictors of chronic distress in Gulf War veterans. J Nerv Ment Dis. 2004 Feb; 192(2):146-52. PMID: 14770059.
- Published on 3/1/2003
Vasterling JJ, Brailey K, Tomlin H, Rice J, Sutker PB. Olfactory functioning in Gulf War-era veterans: relationships to war-zone duty, self-reported hazards exposures, and psychological distress. J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 2003 Mar; 9(3):407-18. PMID: 12666765.
- Published on 1/1/2002
Vasterling JJ, Duke LM, Brailey K, Constans JI, Allain AN, Sutker PB. Attention, learning, and memory performances and intellectual resources in Vietnam veterans: PTSD and no disorder comparisons. Neuropsychology. 2002 Jan; 16(1):5-14. PMID: 11853357.
- Published on 1/1/2001
Brailey K, Vasterling JJ, Franks JJ. Memory of psychodiagnostic information: biases and effects of expertise. Am J Psychol. 2001; 114(1):55-92. PMID: 11258230.
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