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Professional publications by individuals affiliated with NCTTP member organizations:

Articles and Chapters

Akinsulure-Smith AM, Keatley E, Rasmussen A. Responding to secondary traumatic stress: A pilot study of torture treatment programs in the United States. Journal of Traumatic Stress. 2012;25:232-235.

Kinzie JD, Kinzie JM, Sedighi B, Woticha A, Mohamed H, Riley C. Prospective one-year treatment outcomes of tortured refugees: a psychiatric approach. Torture Journal. 2012;22:1-10.

Piwowarczyk L, Bishop H, Saia K, Crosby S, Mudymba FT, Hashi NI, Raj A. Pilot evaluation of a health promotion program for African immigrant and refugee women: the UJAMBO Program. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. 2013;15(1):219-23.

Mollica RF. Medical best practices for the treatment of torture survivors. Torture. 2011;21(1):8-17.

Gray AEL. Expressive arts therapies: Working with survivors of torture. Torture. 2011;21(1):39-47.

Fabri MR. Best, promising and emerging practices in the treatment of trauma: What can we apply in our work with torture survivors?. Torture. 2011;21(1):27-38.

Winter AM. Social services: Effective practices in serving survivors of torture. Torture. 2011;21(1):48-55.

Kinzie JD. Guidelines for psychiatric care of torture survivors. Torture. 2011;21(1):18-26.

Germain R, Velez LE. Legal services: Best, promising, and emerging practices. Torture. 2011;21(1):56-60.

Jaranson J, Quiroga J. Evaluating the services of torture rehabilitation programmes. Torture. 2011;21(2):98-140.

McKinney MM. Treatment of survivors of torture: Spiritual domain. Torture. 2011;21(1):61-66.

Ashley G, Westermeyer J, Lien R, Spring M, Johnson D, Butcher J, Jaranson J. HADStress screen for posttraumatic stress: replication in Ethiopian refugees. The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease. 2010;198(10):762-7.

Stadtmauer GJ, Singer E, Metalios E. An Analytical Approach to Clinical Forensic Evaluations of Asylum Seekers: The Healthright International Human Rights Clinic. Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine. 2010;17(1).

Westermeyer JJ, Campbell R, Lien R, Spring M, Johnson DR, Butcher J, Hyland J, Thuras P, Jaranson JM. HADStress: A Somatic Symptom Screen for Posttraumatic Stress Among Somali Refugees. Psychiatr Services. 2010;61:1132-1137.

Kastrup MC, Jaranson JM. Management of torture victims. In: Tasman A, Kay J, Lieberman J, First M, Maj M, Eds. Psychiatry. 3rd ed. New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons; 2008:2563-75.

Piwowarczyk L, Keane T, Lincoln A. Hunger: The Silent Epidemic Among Asylum Seekers and Resettled Refugees. International Migration. 2008;46(1):59-77.

Piwowarczyk L, Keane TN. Impact of September 11 on refugees and those seeking asylum. Transcultural Psychiatry. 2008;44(4):566-80.

Kinzie JD, Riley C, McFarland B, Hayes M, Boehnlein J, Leung P, Adams G. High prevalence rates of diabetes and hypertension among refugee psychiatric patients. The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease. 2008;196(2):108-112.

Quiroga J, Jaranson J. Torture. In: Reyes G, Elhai JD, Ford JD, Eds. The Encyclopedia of Psychological Trauma. New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons; 2008:654-657.

Berthold SM, Wong EC, Schell TL, Marshall GN, Elliott MN, Takeuchi D, Hambarsoomians K. U.S. Cambodian refugees’ use of complementary and alternative medicine for mental health problems. Psychiatric Services. 2007;58(9):1212-1218.

Hooberman J, Rosenfeld B, Lhewa D, Rasmussen A, Keller AS. Classifying the torture experiences of refugees living in the U.S. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. 2007;22(1):108-123.

Piwowarczyk L. Asylum seekers seeking mental health services in the United States: clinical and legal implications. Journal of Nervous & Mental Disease. 2007;195(9):715-22.

Rasmussen A, Rosenfeld B, Reeves K, Keller AS. The subjective experience of trauma and subsequent PTSD in a sample of undocumented immigrants. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease. 2007;195(2):137-143.

Rasmussen A, Smith H, Keller AS. Factor structure of PTSD symptoms among West and Central African refugees. Journal of Traumatic Stress. 2007;20(3):271-280.

Smith H. Multicultural issues in the treatment of survivors of torture and refugee trauma: Toward an interactive model. In: Smith H, Keller A, Lhewa D, Eds. Like a refugee camp on First Avenue: Insights and experiences form the Bellevue/NYU Program for Survivors of Torture. New York, NY: Jacob and Valeria Langeloth Foundation; 2007:38-64.

Crosby SS, Norredam M, Paasche-Orlow MK, Piwowarczyk L, Heeren T, Grodin MA. Prevalence of torture survivors among foreigh-born patients presenting to an urban ambulatory care practice. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2006;21(7):764-8.

Eisenman D, Weine S, Green B, de Jong J, Rayburn N, Ventevogel P, Keller A, Agani F. The ISTSS/Rand Guidelines on mental health training of primary care providers for trauma exposed populations in conflict-affected countries. Journal of Traumatic Stress. 2006;19(1):5-17.

Keller A. Torture in Abu Ghraib. Perspectives in Biology and Medicine. 2006;49(4):553-569.

Keller A, Lhewa D, Rosenfeld B, Sachs E, Aladjem A, Cohen I, Smith H, Porterfield K. Traumatic experiences and psychological distress among an urban refugee population. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease. 2006;194(3):188-194.

Kinzie JD, Cheng K, Tsai J, Riley C. Traumatized refugee children: the case of individualized diagnosis of treatment. Journal of Nervous and Mental Diseases. 2006:194:534-7.

Marshall GN, Berthold SM, Schell TL, Elliott MN, Chun CA, Hambarsoomians K. Rates and correlates of seeking mental health services among Cambodian refugees. American Journal of Public Health. 2006;96(10):1829-1835.

Moreno A, Piwowarczyk L, LaMorte W, Grodin MA. Characteristics and utilization of primary care services in a torture rehabilitation center. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. 2006;8(2):163-71.

Schulz PM, Resick PA, Huber LC, Griffin MG. The Effectiveness of Cognitive Processing Therapy for PTSD With Refugees in a Community Setting. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice. 2006;13(4):322-331.

Schulz PM, Huber LC, Resick PA. Practical Adaptations of Cognitive Processing Therapy with Bosnian Refugees: Implications for Adapting Practice to a Multicultural Clientele. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice. 2006;13(4):310-321.

Jaranson JM, Kastrup M. Psychological consequences of torture and persecution. In: Christodoulou GN, Ed. Advances in Psychiatry. Volume II. New York, NY: World Psychiatric Association; 2005:155-61.

Marshall GN, Schell TL, Elliott MN, Berthold SM, Chun CA. Mental health of Cambodian refugees two decades after resettlement in the United States. JAMA. 2005;294(5):571-579.

Quiroga J, Jaranson JM. Politically-motivated torture and its survivors: A desk study review of the literature. Torture (Thematic Issue). 2005;15(2-3):1-111.

Jaranson JM, Butcher J N, Halcon L, Johnson DR, Robertson C, Savik K, Spring M, Westermeyer J. Somali and Oromo refugees: Correlates of torture and trauma. American Journal of Public Health. 2004;94(4):591-598.

Kinzie JD. The Pain of the Tortured: What are we to think and what are we to feel. Open Space. 2004;Fall.

Quiroga J, Berthold SM. Torture survivors: Unique health and mental health issues. Refugee Reports, A News Service of Immigration and Refugee Services of America. 2004;25(2):5-8.

Heisler M, Moreno A, De Monner S, Keller A, Iacopino V. Assessment of torture and ill treatment of detainees in Mexico: Attitudes and experiences of forensic physicians. Journal of the American Medical Association. 2003;289(16):2135-2143.

Keller A, Ford D, Sachs E, Rosenfeld B, Trinh Shevrin C, Meserve C, Leviss J, Singer E, Smith H, Wilkinson J, Kim G, Allden K, Rocklin P. The impact of detention on the health of asylum seekers. The Journal of Ambulatory Care Management. 2003;26(4):383-385.

Keller A, Rosenfeld B, Trinh-Shevrin C, Meserve C, Sachs E, Leviss J, Singer E, Smith H, Wilkinson J, Kim G, Allden K, Ford D. Mental health of detained asylum seekers. Lancet. 2003;362:1721-1723.

Amowitz L, Reis C, Lyons KH, Vann B, Mansaray B, Akinsulure-Smith A, Taylor L, Iacopino V. Prevalence of war-related sexual violence and other human rights abuses among internally displaced persons in Sierra Leone. Journal of American Medical Association. 2002;287(4):513-521.

Kinzie JD, Boehnlein JK, Riley C, Sparr L. The Effects of September 11 on Traumatized Refugees: Reactivation of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease. 2002;190(7):437-441

Jaranson JM, Martin SF, et al. Refugee mental health: Issues for the new millennium. In: Manderscheid RW, Henderson MJ, Eds. Mental Health, United States, 2000. Rockville, MD: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; 2001: 20-133.

Kinzie JD. Psychotherapy for Massively Traumatized Refugees: The Therapist Variable. American Journal of Psychotherapy. 2001;55(4):475-490.

Mollica RF, Sarajlic N, Chernoff M, Lavelle J, Vukovic IS, Massagli MP. Longitudinal study of psychiatric symptoms, disability, mortality, and emigration among Bosnian refugees. Journal of the American Medical Association. 2001;286(5):546-554.

Mollica RF, McInnes K, Pham T, Smith-Fawzi MC, Murphy E, Lin L. The dose-effect relationships between torture and psychiatric symptoms in Vietnamese ex-political detainees and a comparison group. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease. 1998;186(9):543-553.

Pynoos RS, Kinzie JD, Gordon M. Children, Adolescents and Families Exposed to Torture and Related Trauma. In: Keane, Gerrity and Tuma, eds. Scientific Review Paper. Guilford Press; 1998.

Kinzie JD, Boehnlein J. Psychotherapy of the Victims of Massive Violence: Countertransference and Ethical Issues. American Journal of Psychotherapy. Winter 1993;47(1):90-102.

Mollica RF, Caspi-Yavin Y, Bollini P, Truong T, Tor S, Lavelle J. The Harvard Trauma Questionnaire: validating a cross-cultural instrument for measuring torture, trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder in Indochinese refugees. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease. 1992;180(2):111-116.

Mollica RF, Caspi-Yavin Y, Lavelle J, Tor S, Yang T, Chan S, Pham T, Ryan A, de Marneffe D. Harvard Trauma Questionnaire (HTQ) Manual: Cambodian, Lao, and Vietnamese Versions. Boston: Harvard Program in Refugee Trauma.

Kinzie JD, Boehnlein JK, Leung PK, Moore LJ, Riley C, Smith D. The Prevalence of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and its Clinical Significance Among Southeast Asian Refugees. The American Journal of Psychiatry. July 1990;147(7):913-917.

Kinzie JD, Sack WH, Angell RH, Manson SM, Rath B. The Psychiatric Effects of Massive Trauma on Cambodian Children I, The Children. Journal of American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 1986;25(3):370-376.

Boehnlein JK, Kinzie JD, Ben R, Fleck J. One-Year Follow-Up Study of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Among Survivors of Cambodian Concentration Camps. The American Journal of Psychiatry. Aug 1985;142(8):956-959.

Books Edited by NCTTP Members

Jaranson J, ed. Mental Health Section. In Walker PF, Barnett ED, eds. Immigrant medicine. Amsterdam: Elsevier Press; 2007:625-692.

Gerrity E, Keane TM, Tuma F, eds. The mental health consequences of torture. New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum; 2001

Jaranson J, Popkin M, eds. Caring for victims of torture. Washington, D.C.: American Psychiatric Press; 1998

Book Chapters written by NCTTP Members

Kastrup MC, Jaranson JM. Management of torture victims. In Tasman A, Kay J, Lieberman J, First M, Maj M, eds. Psychiatry. 3rd Edition. New York: John Wiley & Sons; 2008:2563-75.

Quiroga J, Jaranson J. Torture. In Reyes G, Elhai JD, Ford JD, eds. The Encyclopedia of Psychological Trauma. New York: John Wiley & Sons; 2008;654-657.

Jaranson JM, Ekblad S, Kroupin G V, Eisenman DP. Epidemiology and risk factors. In Walker PF, Barnett ED, eds. Immigrant medicine. Amsterdam: Elsevier Press; 2007:627-632

Kinzie JD, Jaranson JM, Kroupin GV. Diagnosis and treatment of mental illness. In Walker PF, Barnett ED, eds. Immigrant medicine. Amsterdam: Elsevier Press; 2007:639-651

Smith H. Secondary trauma, compassion fatigue, and burnout: Risk factors, resilience, and coping in care givers. In Smith H, Keller A, Lhewa S, eds. Like a refugee camp on First Avenue: Insights and experiences form the Bellevue/NYU Program for Survivors of Torture. New York: Jacob and Valeria Langeloth Foundation; 2007:393-410

Keller A. Torture in Abu Ghraib. Perspectives in Biology and Medicine. 2006;49(4):553-69.

Smith H, Keller A. The context in which treatment takes place: The multi-faceted stressors facing survivors of torture and refugee trauma. In Smith H, Keller A, Lhewa D, eds. Like a refugee camp on First Avenue: Insights and experiences form the Bellevue/NYU Program for Survivors of Torture. New York: Jacob and Valeria Langeloth Foundation; 2007:1-37

Keller A, Gold J. Survivors of Torture. In Sadock B, Sadock V, eds. Comprehensive Textbook of Psychiatry. New York: Lippincot Williams and Wilkins; 2005

Keller A, Ford D, Sachs E, Rosenfeld B, Meserve C, Trinh-Shevrin C, Rocklin P, Leviss J, Allden K, Kim G, Smith H, Wilkinson J, Singer E. From persecution to prison: The health consequences of detention for asylum seekers. Boston: Physicians for Human Rights; 2003

Keller A, Groisser S. Domestic Violence. In Link N, Tanner M, eds. The Bellevue Guide to Out-Patient Medicine. London: British Medical Journal Books; 2001

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