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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
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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

Keefe, F. J., D. S. Caldwell, D. A. Williams, K. M. Gil, D. Mitchell, C. Robertson, S. Martinez, J. Nunley, J. C. Beckham, and M. Helms. “Pain coping skills training in the management of osteoarthritic knee pain-II: Follow-up results.” Behavior Therapy 21, no. 4 (January 1, 1990): 435–47. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0005-7894(05)80357-0.

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Keefe, F. J., D. S. Caldwell, D. A. Williams, K. M. Gil, D. Mitchell, C. Robertson, S. Martinez, et al. “Pain coping skills training in the management of osteoarthritic knee pain: A comparative study.” Behavior Therapy 21, no. 1 (January 1, 1990): 49–62. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0005-7894(05)80188-1.

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Gil, K. M., D. A. Williams, F. J. Keefe, and J. C. Beckham. “The relationship of negative thoughts to pain and psychological distress.” Behavior Therapy 21, no. 3 (January 1, 1990): 349–62. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0005-7894(05)80336-3.

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Beckham, J. C., L. V. Annis, and D. J. Gustafson. “Decision making and examiner bias in forensic expert recommendations for not guilty by reason of insanity.” Law and Human Behavior 13, no. 1 (March 1, 1989): 79–87. https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01056164.

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Beckham, J. C., J. L. Carbonell, and D. J. Gustafson. “Are there sex differences in problem solving? an investigation of problem context and sex role type.” Journal of Psychology: Interdisciplinary and Applied 122, no. 1 (January 1, 1988): 21–32. https://doi.org/10.1080/00223980.1988.10542939.

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Beckham, J. C., D. J. Gustafson, J. G. May, and L. V. Annis. “Stress and rheumatoid arthritis: can a cognitive coping model help explain a link?” Semin Arthritis Rheum 17, no. 2 (November 1987): 81–89. https://doi.org/10.1016/0049-0172(87)90031-x.

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Beckham, J. C., A. V. Annis, and M. F. Bein. “Don't Pass Go: Predicting Who Returns from Court as Remaining Incompetent for Trial.” Criminal Justice and Behavior 13, no. 1 (January 1, 1986): 99–109. https://doi.org/10.1177/0093854886013001007.

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Weisz, J. R., K. O. Yeates, D. Robertson, and J. C. Beckham. “Perceived contingency of skill and chance events: A developmental analysis.” Developmental Psychology 18, no. 6 (November 1, 1982): 898–905. https://doi.org/10.1037/0012-1649.18.6.898.

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Elbogen, Eric B., Paul A. Dennis, Elizabeth E. Van Voorhees, Shannon M. Blakey, Jacqueline L. Johnson, Sally C. Johnson, H Ryan Wagner, et al. “Cognitive Rehabilitation With Mobile Technology and Social Support for Veterans With TBI and PTSD: A Randomized Clinical Trial.” J Head Trauma Rehabil 34, no. 1 (n.d.): 1–10. https://doi.org/10.1097/HTR.0000000000000435.

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Dedert, Eric A., Patricia A. Resick, Paul A. Dennis, Sarah M. Wilson, Scott D. Moore, and Jean C. Beckham. “Pilot Trial of a Combined Cognitive Processing Therapy and Smoking Cessation Treatment.” J Addict Med 13, no. 4 (n.d.): 322–30. https://doi.org/10.1097/ADM.0000000000000502.

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