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Eric Bradley Elbogen, PhD

Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
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Behavioral Medicine & Neurosciences
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Office: 2424 Erwin Road, Hock Plaza, Durham, NC 27705
Campus Mail: DUMC DUMC 2705, Durham, NC 27710

Dr. Elbogen received a B.A. from Cornell University and an M.Ed. from Harvard University before earning a Ph.D. in Clinical-Forensic Psychology at the University of Nebraska.  He completed a Clinical Psychology Internship at Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts Mental Health Center and a Health Services Research Fellowship at Duke.  He is board-certified in forensic psychology, conducting clinical work and empirical research at the intersection of law and mental health services, with a specific focus on military veterans.  Dr. Elbogen is Principal Investigator of NIH, DOD, and DoE funded research examining the effects of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) on post-deployment adjustment among Iraq/Afghanistan Veterans, specifically violence, aggression, criminal justice involvement, homelessness, and alcohol abuse.  Dr. Elbogen also directs clinical trials involving mobile technology to improve outcomes for Veterans including cognitive rehabilitation, CBT, and neurofeedback.  He is currently a Core Investigator at the VA National Center on Homelessness and provides forensic and neuropsychological assessments at Central Regional Hospital in Butner, NC.

Education and Training

  • Ph.D., University of Nebraska, Lincoln, 2001

Publications

Kimbrel, Nathan A., Jean C. Beckham, Patrick S. Calhoun, Bryann B. DeBeer, Terence M. Keane, Daniel J. Lee, Brian P. Marx, Eric C. Meyer, Sandra B. Morissette, and Eric B. Elbogen. “Development and validation of the Durham Risk Score for estimating suicide attempt risk: A prospective cohort analysis.” Plos Med 18, no. 8 (August 2021): e1003713. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1003713.

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Campbell, Alana M., Eric B. Elbogen, Jacqueline L. Johnson, Robert M. Hamer, and Aysenil Belger. “Event related potentials indexing the influence of emotion on cognitive processing in veterans with comorbid post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury.” Clin Neurophysiol 132, no. 7 (July 2021): 1389–97. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clinph.2021.03.017.

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Graziano, Robert C., Frances M. Aunon, Stefanie T. LoSavio, Eric B. Elbogen, Jean C. Beckham, Jean C. VA Mid-Atlantic MIRECC Workgroup, and Kirsten H. Dillon. “A network analysis of risk factors for suicide in Iraq/Afghanistan-era veterans.” J Psychiatr Res 138 (June 2021): 264–71. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpsychires.2021.03.065.

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Dillon, Kirsten H., Elizabeth E. Van Voorhees, Eric B. Elbogen, Jean C. Beckham, Jean C. VA Mid-Atlantic MIRECC Workgroup, and Patrick S. Calhoun. “Cannabis use disorder, anger, and violence in Iraq/Afghanistan-era veterans.” J Psychiatr Res 138 (June 2021): 375–79. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpsychires.2021.04.018.

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Tsai, Jack, Eric B. Elbogen, Minda Huang, Carol S. North, and Robert H. Pietrzak. “Psychological distress and alcohol use disorder during the COVID-19 era among middle- and low-income U.S. adults.” J Affect Disord 288 (June 1, 2021): 41–49. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2021.03.085.

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Elbogen, Eric B., Megan Lanier, Shannon M. Blakey, H Ryan Wagner, and Jack Tsai. “Suicidal ideation and thoughts of self-harm during the COVID-19 pandemic: The role of COVID-19-related stress, social isolation, and financial strain.” Depress Anxiety, May 5, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1002/da.23162.

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Tsai, J., K. Mehta, A. E. Mongtomery, E. Elbogen, and D. Hooshyar. “Changing demography of homeless adult populations.” Perspect Public Health 141, no. 3 (May 2021): 177–84. https://doi.org/10.1177/1757913920919796.

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Blakey, Shannon M., Jack Tsai, and Eric B. Elbogen. “Drinking to Cope with Posttraumatic Stress: A Nationally Representative Study of Men with and without Military Combat Experience.” J Dual Diagn 17, no. 2 (April 2021): 101–12. https://doi.org/10.1080/15504263.2021.1891360.

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Elbogen, Eric B., Megan Lanier, Henry R. Wagner, and Jack Tsai. “Financial Strain, Mental Illness, and Homelessness: Results From a National Longitudinal Study.” Med Care 59, no. Suppl 2 (April 1, 2021): S132–38. https://doi.org/10.1097/MLR.0000000000001453.

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Tsai, Jack, Minda Huang, and Eric Elbogen. “Mental Health and Psychosocial Characteristics Associated With COVID-19 Among U.S. Adults.” Psychiatr Serv 72, no. 4 (April 1, 2021): 444–47. https://doi.org/10.1176/appi.ps.202000540.

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