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Jean Crowell Beckham, MS, PhD

Co-Division Director, Behavioral Medicine & Neurosciences
Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
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Behavioral Medicine & Neurosciences
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Office: Box 3625, Durham, NC 27710
Campus Mail: DUMC 3625, Durham, NC 27710

Interest in assessment and treatment of trauma, particularly as occurs for both women and men during military service; focus in treatment outcome of differential and collective contribution for psychopharmacological and behavioral interventions in PTSD populations; long term physical health effects of chronic posttraumatic stress disorder.

Education and Training

  • Ph.D., Florida State University, 1988
  • M.S., Florida State University, 1984

Selected Grants

Publications

Blakey, Shannon M., Tate F. Halverson, Mariah K. Evans, Tapan A. Patel, Lauren P. Hair, Eric C. Meyer, Bryann B. DeBeer, et al. “Experiential avoidance is associated with medical and mental health diagnoses in a national sample of deployed Gulf War veterans.” J Psychiatr Res 142 (July 22, 2021): 17–24. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpsychires.2021.07.033.

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Kaye, Jesse T., Timothy B. Baker, Jean C. Beckham, and Jessica W. Cook. “Tobacco Withdrawal Symptoms Before and After Nicotine Deprivation in Veteran Smokers with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and with Major Depressive Disorder.” Nicotine Tob Res 23, no. 7 (June 8, 2021): 1239–47. https://doi.org/10.1093/ntr/ntaa242.

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Wells, Stephanie Y., Carolyn L. Brennan, Elizabeth E. Van Voorhees, Jean C. Beckham, Patrick S. Calhoun, Carolina P. Clancy, Michael A. Hertzberg, and Kirsten H. Dillon. “The Impact of Hostility on Quality of Life, Functioning, and Suicidal Ideation Among Male Veterans with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.” J Trauma Stress, June 6, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1002/jts.22691.

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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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Ebrahimi, Ramin, Kristine E. Lynch, Jean C. Beckham, Paul A. Dennis, Benjamin Viernes, Chi-Hong Tseng, A Laurie W. Shroyer, and Jennifer A. Sumner. “Association of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Incident Ischemic Heart Disease in Women Veterans.” Jama Cardiol 6, no. 6 (June 1, 2021): 642–51. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamacardio.2021.0227.

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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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Cunningham, Katherine C., Frances M. Aunon, Tapan A. Patel, Adam J. Mann, Bryann B. DeBeer, Eric C. Meyer, Sandra B. Morissette, et al. “Nonsuicidal Self-Injury Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder, and Lifetime History of Suicide Attempts among Male and Female Veterans with Mental Health Disorders.” J Affect Disord 287 (May 15, 2021): 276–81. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2021.03.033.

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Cassiello-Robbins, Clair, Kirsten H. Dillon, Daniel V. Blalock, Patrick S. Calhoun, Jean C. Beckham, and Nathan A. Kimbrel. “Exploring the role of anger in nonsuicidal self-injury in veterans.” J Psychiatr Res 137 (May 2021): 55–65. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpsychires.2021.02.026.

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Christofferson, Dana E., Paul A. Dennis, Jeffrey S. Hertzberg, Jean C. Beckham, Jennifer Knoeppel, and Kim Hamlett-Berry. “Real-World Utilization and Outcomes of the Veterans Health Administration's Smoking Cessation Text Message Program.” Nicotine & Tobacco Research : Official Journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco 23, no. 6 (May 2021): 931–38. https://doi.org/10.1093/ntr/ntaa183.

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Gaziano, Liam, Claudia Giambartolomei, Alexandre C. Pereira, Anna Gaulton, Daniel C. Posner, Sonja A. Swanson, Yuk-Lam Ho, et al. “Actionable druggable genome-wide Mendelian randomization identifies repurposing opportunities for COVID-19.” Nat Med 27, no. 4 (April 2021): 668–76. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41591-021-01310-z.

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