Kelly S Parker-Guilbert

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The contributions of individual therapy elements to the overall efficacy of evidence-based practices for the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are not well-understood. This study first examined the extent to which theoretically important treatment components of Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT; i.e., skill in Socratic questioning;(More)
This study examined the influence of veterans' race and examiners' use of psychometric testing during a Department of Veterans Affairs posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) disability examination on diagnostic and service connection status outcomes. Participants were 764 veterans enrolled in a national longitudinal registry. Current and lifetime PTSD(More)
We evaluated the specific version of the PTSD Checklist (PCL-S) as a screening tool for the recruitment of community-residing men and women with diverse trauma experiences. We administered the PCL-S via telephone in the context of participant recruitment, as well as in a laboratory setting preceding administration of the Clinician Administered PTSD Scale(More)
Structural and content- related features of trauma narratives of traumatic events may help explain the development of PTSD. In a sample of 35 female assault survivors, we examined the association between the structure and content of trauma narratives and PTSD and other trauma-related reactions (i.e., depression, anxiety, anger, dissociation, and guilt).(More)
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