United States Department of Veterans Affairs
Mental Health


Selected Publications

COE 17 Returning War Veterans 



AhnAllen, C.G., Liverant, G.I., Gregor, K.L., Kamholz, B.W., Levitt, J.J., Gulliver, S.B., Pizzagalli, D.A., Koneru, V.K., & Kaplan, G.B., (2011). The Relationship Between Reward-Based Learning and Nicotine Dependence in Smokers with Schizophrenia. Psychiatry Research.

Greenawalt, D. S. & Hayes, A. M. (in press). Is past depression or current dysphoria associated with social perception? Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology.

Greenawalt, D. S., Morissette, S. B., & Gulliver, S. B. (In press). Self-medication and Abuse. In N. D. Ainspan & W. E. Penk (Eds.), When the Warrior Returns Home: A Family Guide for Transition from the Front Line to the Home Front. Annapolis, MD: US Naval Institute Press.

Greenawalt, D. S., Tsan, J. Y., Kimbrel, N., Meyers, E., Kruse, M., Tharp, D., Gulliver, S. B., & Morissette, S. B. (2011). Mental health treatment involvement and religious coping among African American, Hispanic and White Veterans of the wars of Iraq and Afghanistan. Depression Research and Treatment, Volume 2011, Article ID 192186, 1-10. doi:10.1155/2011/192186. (PMCID: PMC3139869; PMID: 21785719).

Gulliver, S. B., & Morissette, S. B. (2009). Reaching out to returning war Veterans: The Department of Veterans Affairs is at the head of contemporary research. Texas Psychologist, 59, 4-5.

Gulliver, S. B., Kamholz, B. W., Helstrom, A. W., Morissette, S. B., & Kahler, C. W. (2008). A preliminary evaluation of adjuncts to motivational interviewing for psychiatrically-complex smokers. Journal of Dual Diagnosis, 4, 394-413. doi:10.1080/15504260802086149

Gulliver, S.B. and Steffen, L.E., (2010) Towards Integrated Treatments for PTSD and Substance Use Disorders. PTSD Research Quarterly, Volume 21/No.2.

Gulliver, S.B., Klocek, J., & Steffen, L.E., (2010). Stanley Falls Flat at the IRB. The Behavior Therapist, 33(4), 81.

Hitsman, B., Shen, B.J., Morissette, S.B., Spring, B., Drobes, D.J., Schneider, K.L., Kamholz, B.W., Gulliver, S.B., Evans, D.E., Price, L.H., & Niaura, R. (2010). Measuring smoking-related preoccupation and compulsive drive: Evaluation of the Obsessive Compulsive Smoking Scale. Psychopharmacology, 211, 377-387. doi:10.1007/s00213-010-1910-z (PMCID: PMC2908436).

Hundt, N. E., Mitchell, J. T., Kimbrel, N. A., & Nelson-Gray, R. O. (2010). The effect of behavioral inhibition and behavioral approach on social functioning. Individual Differences Research, 8, 246 – 256.

Kamholz, B. W., Gulliver, S. B., Helstrom, A. W., & Morissette, S. B. (2009). Implications of participant self-selection for generalizability: Who participates in smoking laboratory research? Substance Use and Misuse, 44, 343-346. (PMID: 19212926) doi:10.1080/10826080802345051

Kareken, DA, Bragulat V, Dzemidzic M, Cox, C, Talavage T, Davidson, D, O’Connor, S: Family history of alcoholism mediates the frontal response to alcoholic drink odors and alcohol in at-risk drinkers, NeuroImage, 50; 267-276, 2010

Kimbrel, N. A. (2008). A model of the development and maintenance of generalized social phobia. Clinical Psychology Review, 28, 592 – 612.

Kimbrel, N. A., Mitchell, J. T., & Nelson-Gray, R. O. (2010). An examination of the relationship between behavioral approach system (BAS) sensitivity and social interaction anxiety. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 24, 372 – 378.

Kimbrel, N. A., Mitchell, J. T., Hundt, N. E., Robertson, C. D., & Nelson-Gray, R. O. (in press). BIS and BAS interact with perceived parental affectionless control to predict personality disorder symptomatology. Journal of Personality Disorders.

Kimbrel, N. A., Steffen, L. E., Meyer, E. C., Kruse, M. I., Knight, J., Zimering, R. T., and Gulliver, S. B., (in press). A revised measure of occupational stress for fire fighters: Psychometric properties and relationship to PTSD, depression, and substance abuse. Psychological Services.

Kruse, M. I., Steffen, L. E., Kimbrel, N. A., & Gulliver, S. B., (2011). Psychosocial treatment of co-morbid posttraumatic stress disorder and substance use disorders. In B.A. Moore & W.E. Penk (Eds.) Handbook for the Treatment of PTSD in Military Personnel. New York: Guilford Press.

Kruse, MI, Radnovich AJ, Kalapatapu, RK, Mehdiyoun N, Chambers RA, Davidson, D (in press). Examining the effects of alcohol availability, access to alcohol and naltrexone on self-report and behavioral indicators of craving: Findings from an alcohol cue availability procedure. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs.

LaBoube, J., Pruitt, K., George, P. R., Mainda, D., Morissette, S. B., Klocek, J., Gregory, W., & Allen, B. (in press). Partners in change: Bringing people in recovery into the process of evaluating recovery oriented services. American Journal of Psychiatric Rehabilitation.

Longabaugh R, Wirtz PW, Gulliver S-B, Davidson D. (2009). The interaction between extended naltrexone and broad spectrum treatment for the treatment of alcoholism. Psychopharmacology, 206, 367-376. PMID: 19639303.

Meyer, E. C., Kimbrel, N.A., Tull, M.T., & Morissette, S.B. (in press). PTSD and co-occurring affective and anxiety disorders. In B. Moore and W.E. Penk (Eds.). Handbook for the Treatment of PTSD in Military Personnel. New York: Guilford.

Meyer, E.C., Zimering, R., Daley, E.S., Kamholz, B.W., Knight, J.K., & Gulliver, S.B., (2011). Predictors of posttraumatic stress disorder and other psychological symptoms in trauma exposed firefighters. Psychological Services.

Morissette, S. B., Gulliver, S. B., Kamholz, B. W., Duade, J., Farchione, T., Devine, E., Brown, T. A., Barlow, D. H., & Ciraulo, D. (2008). Differences between daily smokers, chippers, and nonsmokers with co-occurring anxiety and alcohol-use disorders. Addictive Behaviors, 33, 1425-1431. (PMCID:PMC2579260; NIHMS 69730). doi:10.1016/j.addbeh.2008.06.012

Morissette, S. B., Woodward, M., Kimbrel, N. A., Meyer, E. C., Kruse, M. I., Dolan, S., & Gulliver, S. B. (in press). Deployment-Related TBI, persistent postconcussive symptoms, PTSD, and depression in OEF/OIF veterans. Rehabilitation Psychology.

Pratt W., & Davidson D. (2009). The role of the HPA axis and the A118G polymorphism of the µ-opioid receptor in stress-induced drinking behavior. Alcohol and Alcoholism, 1-8.

Robinson, J. L., Laird, A. R., Lovallo, W. R., Glahn, D. C., & Fox, P. T (2010). Meta-analytic connectivity modeling: Delineating the functional connectivity of the human amygdala. Human Brain Mapping, 31, 173-184. PMID: 19603407

Silvia, P. J., & Kimbrel, N. A. (2010). A dimensional analysis of creativity and mental illness: Do anxiety and depression symptoms predict creative cognition, creative accomplishments, and creative self-concepts? Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, 4, 2 – 10.

Stasiewicz, P.R., Bradizza, C.M., Gudleski, G.D., Coffey, S.F., Bailey, S.T., Bole, C.W., Schlauch, R.C., and Gulliver, S.B. (2011). The relationship of alexithymia to emotion regulation, mindfulness, coping and treatment outcome for alcohol dependence. Addictive Behaviors.

Stiers, W., Carlozzi, N., Villareal, E., Rogers, M., Whiteneck, G., Gordon, S., Pape, T., & Gulliver, S., (2011). Measurement of participant outcomes in the rehabilitation of persons with traumatic brain injury, Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development.

Tsan, J. Y., Day, S. X, Schwartz, J. P., & Kimbrel, N. A. (2011). Restrictive emotionality, BIS, BAS, and psychological help-seeking behavior. Psychology of Men and Masculinity, 12, 247-259.

Tull, M.T., Gratz, K.L., Latzman, R.D., Kimbrel, N.A., & Lejuez, C.W. (2010). Reinforcement sensitivity theory and emotion regulation difficulties: A multimodal investigation. Personality and Individual Differences, 49, 989 – 994.

VanderVeen, J. W., Gulliver, S. B., Morissette, S. B., Kruse, M.I., Kamholz, B. W., Zimering, R. T., Knight, J., & Keane, T. M. (in press). Differences in drinking patterns, occupational stress, and exposure to potentially-traumatic events among firefighters: Predictors of smoking relapse. The American Journal on Addictions.

Young KA, Bonkale W, Holcomb LA, Hicks PB and German DC. Thalamic enlargement is associated with 5HTTLPR genotype, major depression and suicide. Br J Psychiatry 192: 285–289 (2008).