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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

Dillon, Kirsten H., Katherine C. Cunningham, Julia M. Neal, Sarah M. Wilson, Eric A. Dedert, Eric B. Elbogen, Patrick S. Calhoun, Jean C. Beckham, Jean C. VA Mid-Atlantic MIRECC Workgroup, and Nathan A. Kimbrel. “Examination of the indirect effects of combat exposure on suicidal behavior in veterans.” J Affect Disord 235 (August 1, 2018): 407–13. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2018.04.031.

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Calhoun, Patrick S., Amie R. Schry, Paul A. Dennis, H Ryan Wagner, Nathan A. Kimbrel, Lori A. Bastian, Jean C. Beckham, Harold Kudler, and Kristy Straits-Tröster. “The Association Between Military Sexual Trauma and Use of VA and Non-VA Health Care Services Among Female Veterans With Military Service in Iraq or Afghanistan.” J Interpers Violence 33, no. 15 (August 2018): 2439–64. https://doi.org/10.1177/0886260515625909.

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Dedert, Eric A., Paul A. Dennis, Patrick S. Calhoun, Michelle F. Dennis, and Jean C. Beckham. “A Randomized Clinical Trial of Nicotine Preloading for Smoking Cessation in People with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.” J Dual Diagn 14, no. 3 (July 2018): 148–57. https://doi.org/10.1080/15504263.2018.1468947.

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Swanson, Jeffrey, Michele Easter, Mira Brancu, Mira VA Mid-Atlantic MIRECC Workgroup, and John A. Fairbank. “Informing Federal Policy on Firearm Restrictions for Veterans with Fiduciaries: Risk Indicators in the Post-Deployment Mental Health Study.” Adm Policy Ment Health 45, no. 4 (July 2018): 673–83. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10488-018-0881-y.

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Wilson, Sarah M., Thomas K. Burroughs, Amie R. Newins, Eric A. Dedert, Alyssa M. Medenblik, Scott D. McDonald, Jean C. Beckham, Jean C. VA Mid-Atlantic MIRECC Workgroup, and Patrick S. Calhoun. “The Association Between Alcohol Consumption, Lifetime Alcohol Use Disorder, and Psychiatric Distress Among Male and Female Veterans.” J Stud Alcohol Drugs 79, no. 4 (July 2018): 591–600.

Scholars@Duke

Wolf, Erika J., Hannah Maniates, Nicole Nugent, Adam X. Maihofer, Don Armstrong, Andrew Ratanatharathorn, Allison E. Ashley-Koch, et al. “Traumatic stress and accelerated DNA methylation age: A meta-analysis.” Psychoneuroendocrinology 92 (June 2018): 123–34. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psyneuen.2017.12.007.

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Song, Rebecca J., Xuan-Mai T. Nguyen, Rachel Quaden, Yuk-Lam Ho, Amy C. Justice, David R. Gagnon, Kelly Cho, et al. “Alcohol Consumption and Risk of Coronary Artery Disease (from the Million Veteran Program).” Am J Cardiol 121, no. 10 (May 15, 2018): 1162–68. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjcard.2018.01.042.

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Van Voorhees, Elizabeth E., H Ryan Wagner, Jean C. Beckham, Daniel W. Bradford, Lydia C. Neal, Walter E. Penk, and Eric B. Elbogen. “Effects of social support and resilient coping on violent behavior in military veterans.” Psychol Serv 15, no. 2 (May 2018): 181–90. https://doi.org/10.1037/ser0000187.

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Djoussé, Luc, Yuk-Lam Ho, Xuan-Mai T. Nguyen, David R. Gagnon, Peter W. F. Wilson, Kelly Cho, J Michael Gaziano, and J Michael VA Million Veteran Program. “DASH Score and Subsequent Risk of Coronary Artery Disease: The Findings From Million Veteran Program.” J Am Heart Assoc 7, no. 9 (April 21, 2018). https://doi.org/10.1161/JAHA.117.008089.

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Beckham, Jean C., Kelsie A. Adkisson, Jeffrey Hertzberg, Nathan A. Kimbrel, Alan J. Budney, Robert S. Stephens, Scott D. Moore, and Patrick S. Calhoun. “Mobile contingency management as an adjunctive treatment for co-morbid cannabis use disorder and cigarette smoking.” Addict Behav 79 (April 2018): 86–92. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.addbeh.2017.12.007.

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