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Selected Publications


Hien, D. A., López-Castro, T., Fitzpatrick, S., Ruglass, L. M., Fertuck, E. A., & Melara, R. (2021). A unifying translational framework to advance treatment research for comorbid PTSD and substance use disorders. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews127, 779–794.

Saavedra, L. M., Morgan-López, A. A., Hien, D. A., Killeen, T. K., Back, S. E., Ruglass, L. M., Fitzpatrick, S., & Lopez-Castro, T. (2021). Putting the patient back in clinical significance: Moderated nonlinear factor analysis for estimating clinically significant change in treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder. Journal of Traumatic Stress34(2), 454–466.


Ruglass, L. M., Morgan-López, A. A., Saavedra, L. M., Hien, D. A., Fitzpatrick, S., Killeen, T. K., Back, S. E., & López-Castro, T. (2020). Measurement nonequivalence of the Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale by race/ethnicity: Implications for quantifying posttraumatic stress disorder severity. Psychological Assessment32(11), 1015–1027.


Bates, M.E., Lesnewich, L.M., Helton, S.G., Gohel, S., & Buckman, J.F. (2019). Resonance paced breathing alters neural reactivity to alcohol cues. Manuscript submitted for publication.

Brush, C. J., Olson, R. L., Ehmann, P. J., Bocchine, A. J., Bates, M. E., Buckman, J. F., Leyro, T. M., & Alderman, B. L. (2019). Lower resting cardiac autonomic balance in young adults with current major depression. Psychophysiology. https://doi.org/10.1111/psyp.13385

Hien, DA, Litt, L., Lopez-Castro, T, Ruglass, L. (2019). Treatment of Addictions (25 pages). For Treatment of Complex Trauma: A Sequenced Relationship Based Approach-2nd Edition (Eds. C. Courtois & J. Ford), Guilford Press.

Leganes-Fonteneau, M., Cheang, Y., Lam, Y., Garfinkel, S., & Duka, T. (2019). Interoceptive awareness is associated with acute alcohol-induced changes in subjective effects. Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior.

Leganes-Fonteneau, M., Nikolaou, K., Scott, R., & Duka, T. (2019). Knowledge about the predictive value of reward conditioned stimuli modulates their interference with cognitive processes. Learning & Memory26(3), 66-76.

Leyro TL, Buckman JF, Bates ME. (2019). Theoretical implications and clinical support for heart rate variability biofeedback for substance use disorders. Current Opinion in Psychology 30: 92-97.

Lopez-Castro, T., Smith, K.Z., Nicholson, R.A., Armas, A. & Hien, D.A. (2019). Does a history of violent offending impact treatment response for comorbid PTSD and substance use disorders? A secondary analysis of a randomized controlled trial, Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 97, 47-58, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsat.2018.11.009.

Saalfield, J. & Spear, L.P. (2019).  Fos activation patterns related to acute ethanol and conditioned taste aversion in adolescent and adult rats. Alcohol, 78, 57-68.

Saraiya, T., Zumberg, K., Campbell, A., & Hien, DA. (2019). Posttraumatic stress symptoms, shame, and substance use among Asian Americans, Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 96, 1-11, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsat.2018.10.002.

Streifer M, Brown AM, Porfido T, Anderson EZ, Buckman JF, Esopenko C. (2019) The potential role of the cervical spine in sports-related concussion: Clinical perspectives and considerations for risk reduction. Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy 49(3): 202-208

Wang, C. C., Alderman, B. L., Wu, C. H., Chi, L., Chen, S. R., Chu, I. H., & Chang, Y. K. (2019). Effects of acute aerobic and resistance exercise on cognitive function and salivary cortisol responses. Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 41, 73-81. https://doi.org/10.1123/jsep.2018-0244


Buckman JF, Vaschillo EG, Fonoberova M, Mezic I, Bates ME. (2018). The translational value of psychophysiology methods and mechanisms: Multi-level, dynamic, personalized. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. 79(2): 229-238.

Brush, C. J., Ehmann, P. J., Hajcak, G., Selby, E. A., & Alderman, B. L. (2018). Using multilevel modeling to examine blunted neural responses to reward in major depression. Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging, 3, 1032-1039. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bpsc.2018.04.003

Brush, C. J., Ehmann, P. J., Olson, R. L., Bixby, W. R., & Alderman, B. L. (2018). Do sport-related concussions result in long-term cognitive impairment? A review of event-related potential research. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 132 (Part A), 124-134. doi:10.1016/j.ijpsycho.2017.10.006

Conway F. N., Domingues M., Monaco R., Lesnewich L. M., Ray A. E., Alderman B. L., Todaro S. M., Buckman J. F. (2018). Concussion symptom underreporting among incoming NCAA Division I college athletes. Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine.

Dannenhoffer, C. A., Kim, E. U., Saalfield, J., Werner, D. F., Varlinskaya, E. I., & Spear, L. P. (2018). Oxytocin and vasopressin modulation of social anxiety following adolescent intermittent ethanol exposure. Psychopharmacology235(10), 3065-3077.

Eddie D, Conway FN, Alayan N, Buckman J, Bates ME. (2018) Assessing heart rate variability biofeedback as an adjunct to college recovery housing programs. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment 92: 70-76.

Hien, DA, Zumberg, K., Owens, M, Lopez-Castro, T, Ruglass, L, & Papini, S. (2018). Lagged effects of symptom change in a randomized controlled trial for PTSD and substance use disorders with modified prolonged exposure and relapse prevention. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 86 (10), 810-819, doi.org/10.1037/ccp0000345. NIHMS 984048, PMID 30265040.

Mauro, K.L., Helton, S.G., Lee, J., Lou, A., Rosoff, D.B., Schwandt, M.S., Jung, J., Muench, C., & Lohoff, F.W. (2018). Association Analysis Between Genetic Variation in GATA Binding Protein 4 and Alcohol Use Disorder. Alcohol and Alcoholism. Doi: 10.1093/alcalc/agx120.

Melara, R, Ruglass, LM, Fertuck, E & Hien, DA. (2018). Regulation of threat in post-traumatic stress disorder: Associations between inhibitory control and dissociative symptoms. Biological Psychology, 133, 89-98. (doi: 10.1016/j.biopsycho.2018.01.017).

Leganes-Fonteneau, M., Scott, R., & Duka, T. (2018). Attentional responses to stimuli associated with a reward can occur in the absence of knowledge of their predictive values. Behavioural brain research341, 26-36

Olson, R. L., Brush, C. J., Ehmann, P. J., Buckman, J. F., & Alderman, B. L. (2018). A history of sport-related concussion is associated with sustained deficits in conflict and error monitoring. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 132 (Part A), 145-154. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpsycho.2018.01.006

Vaschillo EG, Vaschillo B, Buckman JF, Heiss S, Singh G, Bates ME. (2018). Early signs of cardiovascular dysregulation in young adult binge drinkers. Psychophysiology 55(5): e13036.

White HR, Conway F, Buckman JF, Loeber R. (2018). Does Substance Use Exacerbate Escalation along Developmental Pathways of Covert and Overt Externalizing Behaviors among Young Men? Journal of Developmental and Life-Course Criminology 4(2) – 137-147.