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Patrick Shields Calhoun, PhD

Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Division: 
Behavioral Medicine & Neurosciences
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Office: Box 3625, Durham, NC 27710
Campus Mail: DUMC Dept of Psychiatry, Box 102505, Durham, NC 27710

I specialize in the assessment and treatment of the psychological and behavioral sequelae of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) including the use of cognitive-behavioral interventions to reduce PTSD symptoms, aggression, and substance misuse.

 Research interests

  • The psychological, behavioral, and health consequences of traumatic stress
  • Health services research related to PTSD and associated behavioral difficulties
  • Identification of innovative health behavior change interventions to reduce smoking, alcohol, and drug misuse
  • Implementation Science
  • Psychometric assessment and methodology

Education and Training

  • Ph.D., Vanderbilt University, 1998

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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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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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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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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Dillon, Kirsten H., Jeffrey J. Glenn, Paul A. Dennis, Stefanie T. LoSavio, Clair Cassiello-Robbins, Molly A. Gromatsky, Jean C. Beckham, Patrick S. Calhoun, and Nathan A. Kimbrel. “Anger precedes and predicts nonsuicidal self-injury in veterans: Findings from an ecological momentary assessment study.” J Psychiatr Res 135 (March 2021): 47–51. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpsychires.2021.01.011.

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Patel, Tapan A., Adam J. D. Mann, Shannon M. Blakey, Frances M. Aunon, Patrick S. Calhoun, Jean C. Beckham, and Nathan A. Kimbrel. “Diagnostic Correlates of Nonsuicidal Self-Injury Disorder among Veterans with Psychiatric Disorders.” Psychiatry Res 296 (February 2021): 113672. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psychres.2020.113672.

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Nieuwsma, Jason A., Mira Brancu, Jennifer Wortmann, Melissa A. Smigelsky, Heather A. King, Heather A. VISN 6 MIRECC Workgroup, and Keith G. Meador. “Screening for moral injury and comparatively evaluating moral injury measures in relation to mental illness symptomatology and diagnosis.” Clin Psychol Psychother 28, no. 1 (January 2021): 239–50. https://doi.org/10.1002/cpp.2503.

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