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Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Preventing Suicide Attempts by Craig J. Bryan

The Assessment and Management of Suicidality (Practitioner's Resource) by M. David Rudd

Managing Suicide Risk in Primary Care by Craig J. Bryan & M. David Rudd

Suicide Science: Expanding the Boundaries by Thomas E. Joiner & M. David Rudd (Eds.)

Treating Suicidal Behavior: An Effective, Time-Limited Approach by M. David Rudd, Thomas E. Joiner, & M. Hasan Rajab

In press

Bryan, C.J., Roberge, E.*, Bryan, A.O., Ray-Sannerud, B., Morrow, C.E. & Etienne, N. (in press). Guilt as a mediator of the relationship among depression and posttraumatic stress with suicide ideation in two samples of military personnel and veterans. International Journal of Cognitive Therapy.

Ray-Sannerud, B. N., Bryan, C. J., Perry, Nicholas, N. S. & Bryan, A. O. (in press) High Levels of Emotional Distress, Trauma Exposure, and Self-Injurious Thoughts and Behaviors Among Military Personnel and Veterans With a History of Same Sex Behavior. Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity.

Bryan, C.J., & Clemans, T.A. (in press). Repetitive traumatic brain injury, psychological symptoms, and suicide risk in a clinical sample of deployed military personnel. JAMA Psychiatry.

Bryan, C.J., McNaughton-Cassill, M., Osman, A., & Hernandez, A.M. (in press). The association of physical and sexual assault with suicide risk in nonclinical military and undergraduate samples. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behaviors. Download

Bryan, C.J. (in press). Multiple traumatic brain injuries (or concussions) increase severity of sleep disturbance among deployed military personnel. SLEEP.

Rudd, M.D. (in press). Brief cognitive behavioral therapy for suicidality in military populations. Journal of Military Psychology.

Rudd, M.D. (in press). Suicide risk of military service members and veterans: The role of the clergy.Journal of Family and Community Ministries.

Rudd, M.D. (in press). Suicide in the military. In B. Moore & J. Barnett (Eds.). Military Psychologists’ Desk Reference.

Clemans, T.A., Bryan, C.J., Hernandez, A.M. (in press). Combat experience and the acquired capability for suicide. In G. Sullivan, L. James, B. Bongar (Eds.),The Oxford Handbook of Suicide in Military and Veteran Populations. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

2015

Rudd, M. D., Bryan, C. J., Wertenberger, E. G., Peterson, A. L., Young-McCaughan, S., Mintz, J., ... & Bruce, T. O. (2015). Brief cognitive-behavioral therapy effects on post-treatment suicide attempts in a military sample: results of a randomized clinical trial with 2-year follow-up.

Bryan, C. J. (Ed.). (2015). Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Preventing Suicide Attempts: A Guide to Brief Treatments Across Clinical Settings. Routledge.

Bryan, C. J., Clemans, T. A., Leeson, B., & Rudd, M. D. (2015). Acute vs. chronic stressors, multiple suicide attempts, and persistent suicide ideation in US soldiers. The Journal of nervous and mental disease, 203(1), 48-53.

Ribeiro, J. D., Bender, T. W., Buchman, J. M., Nock, M. K., Rudd, M. D., Bryan, C. J., ... & Joiner, T. E. (2015). An investigation of the interactive effects of the capability for suicide and acute agitation on suicidality in a military sample. Depression and anxiety, 32(1), 25-31.

2014

Bryan, A.O., Bryan, C.J., Morrow, C.E., Etienne, N., & Ray-Sannerud, B. (2014). Moral injury, suicidal ideation, and suicide attempts in a military sample. Traumatology, 20, 154-160.

Bryan, C.J., Bryan, A.O., Ray-Sannerud, B.N., Etienne, N., & Morrow, C.E. (2014). Suicide attempts among military personnel and veterans as a recurrence of premilitary suicide risk. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 55, 534-541.

Bryan, C.J., Blount, T., Kanzler, K.A., Morrow, C.E., Corso, K.A., Corso, M. A., Ray-Sannerud, B. & Bobbie Fogarty, C. T. (2014) Reliability and Normative Data for the Behavioral Heakth Measure (BHM) in Primary Care Behavioral Health Settings. Families, Systems & Health, 32(1), 89-100.

Bryan, C .J., Bryan, A. O., Ray-Sannerud, B. N., Etienne, N. & Morrow, C. E. (2014) Suicide attempts before joining the military increase risk for suicide attempts and severity of suicidal ideation among military personnel and veterans. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 55(3), 534-541.

Bryan, C. J., Rudd, M. D., Wertenberger, E., Etienne, N., Ray-Sannerud, B. M., Morrow, C.E.,...Young-McCaughon, S. (2014) Improving the detection and prediction of suicidal among military personnel by measuring suicidal beliefs: An evaluation of the Suicide Cognitions Scale. Journal of Affective Disorders, 159, 15-22.

Bryan, C. J., Stephenson, J. A., Morrow, C. E., Staal, M. & Haskell, J. (2014) Posttraumatic stress symptoms and work-related accomplishments as predictors of general health and medical utilization among special operations forces and personnel. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 202(2), 105-110.

Bryan, C. J., Roberge, E.M., Hitschfeld, M. J., Palmer, B. A., Schak, K. M. & Lineberry, T. W. (2014) Gender differences in the association of agitation and suicide attempts among psychiatric inpartients. General Hospital Psychiatry, 159, 15-22.

Bryan, C. J., Corso, K. A., & Macalanda, J. (2014) An Evidence-Based Approach to Managing Suicidal Patients in The Patient-Centered Medical Home. Cognitive Behavioral Practice, 21(3), 269-281.

Bryan, C. J., Bryan, A. O. (2014) Non-suicidal Self-Injury Among a Sample of United States Military Personnel and Veterans Enrolled in College Classes. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 70(9), 874-885.

Bryan, C. J., Blount, T., Kanzler, K. A., Morrow, C. E., Corso, K. A., Corso, M. A. & Ray-Sannerud, B. (2014) Reliability and normative data for the Behavioral Health Measure (BMH) in primary care behavioral health settings. Families, Systems, & Health, 32(1), 89-100.

Bryan, C. J., Bryan, A. O., Hinkson, K., Bichrest, M. & Ahern, D. A. (2014) Depression, posttraumatic stress disorder, and grade point average among student service members and veterans. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, 51(7), 1035-1046.

Bryan, A. O., Theriault, J. L. & Bryan, C. J. (2014) Self-Forgiveness, Post-Traumatic Stress, and Suicide Attempts Among Military Personnel and Veterans. Traumatology, 21(1), 40-46.

Bryan, A. O., Bryan, C. J., Morrow, C. E., Etienne, N. & Ray-Sannerud, B. N. (2014) Moral injury, suicidal ideation, and suicide attempts in a military sample. Traumatology, 20(3), 154-160.

Chappelle, W., McDonald, K., Prince, L., Goodman, T., Ray-Sannerud, B. N. & W. E. (2014) Assessment of Occupational Burnout in United States Air Force Predator/Reaper "Drone Operators. Military Psychology, 26(5-6), 376-385.

Chappelle, W. L., McDonald, K. D., Prince, L., Goodman, T., Ray Sannerud, B. N. & Tompson, W. (2014) Symptoms of psychological distress and post-traumatic stress disorder in United States Air Force "drone" operators. Military Medicine, 179(8), 63-70.

Matarazzo, B. B., Clemans, T. A., Silverman, M. M. & Brenner, L. A. (2014) The self-directed violence classification system and the Columbia classification algorithm for suicide assessment: A crosswalk. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 43(3), 48-53.

McDevitt-Murphy, M. E., Murphy, J. G., Williams, J. L., Monahan, C. J., Bracken-Minor, K. L. & Fields, J. A. (2014) Randomized controlled trial of two brief alcohol interventions for OEF/OIF veterans. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 82(4), 562-568.

Thomas, K. M., Hopwood, C. J., Donnellan, M. B., Wright, A. G., Sanislow, C. A., McDevitt-Murphy, M. E.,...Morey, L. C. (2014) Personality Heterogeneity in PTSD: Distinct Temperament and Interpersonal Typologies. Psychological Assessment, 26(1), 23-34.

McDevitt-Murphy, M. E., Williams, J. L., Murphy, J. G., Monahan, C. J. & Bracken-Minor, K. L. (2014) Brief Intervention to Reduce Hazardous Drinking and Enhance Coping Among OEF/OIF/OND Veterans. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice. Online publication.

Possemato, K., McKenzie, S., Ouimette, P., McDevitt-Murphy, M.E. & Williams, J. L. (2014) The relationship between post-deployment factors and PTSD severity in recent combat veterans. Military Psychology, 26(1), 15-22.

McDevitt-Murphy, M. E., Monahan, C. & Williams, J. L. (2014) PTSD-SUD among military veterans. In J. P. Read (Ed.), Trauma and substance abuse: causes, consequences, and treatment of comorbid disorders. (143-167). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Tripp, J., McDevitt-Murphy, M. E., Murphy, J. & Avery, M. (2014) PTSD and substance abuse comorbidity form a behavioral economic perspective. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 140, e228-e228.

Smith, H. A., Stephenson, J. A., Morrow, C. E., Haskell, J. S., Staal, M., Bryan, A. O., & Bryan, C. J. (2014). Factors Associated With Burnout Among Active Duty versus National Guard/Reserve US Air Force Pararescuemen. Military Behavioral Health, (just- accepted), 00-00.

Heim, S., Pieperhoff, P., Grande, M., Kuijsten, W., Wellner, B., Sáez, L. E., & ... Amunts, K. (2014). Longitudinal changes in brains of patients with fluent primary progressive aphasia. Brain And Language, 131, 11-19. 

2013

Morrow, C. E., Bryan, C. J., Bryan, A. O., Stephenson, J. A., Haskell, J. & Stall, M. (2013) Posttraumatic stress, depression, and insomnia among U.S. air force pararescuemen. Military Psychology, 25(6), 568-576.

Bryan, C. J., Elder, W. B., McNaughton-Cassill, M., Osman, A., Hernandez, A. & Allison, S. (2013) Life meaning following combat among air force security forces personnel. Military Psychology, 25(4), 354-364.

Bryan, C.J., Clemans, T. A. (2013) Suicides Among Military Personnel. The Journal of the American Medical Association, 310 (23), 2564-2565

Bryan, C.J. (2013). Multiple traumatic brain injury and concussive symptoms among deployed military personnel. Brain Injury, 27(12), 1333-1337.

Bryan, C.J., Hernandez, A.M. (2013) The functions of social support as protective factors for suicidal ideation in a sample of air force personnel. Suicide and Life- Threatening Behavior, 43(5), 562-573.

Anestis, M. D., Bryan, C. J. (2013) Means and capacity for suicidal behavior: A comparison of the ratio of suicide attempts and deaths by suicide in the US military and general population. Journal of Affective Disorders, 148(1), 42-47.

Bryan, C.J., McNaughton-Cassill, M. & Osman, A. (2013) Age and belongingness moderate the effects of combat exposure on suicidal ideation among active duty Air Force personnel. Journal of Affective Disorders, 150(3), 1226-1229.

Bryan, C. J., Hernandez, A.M., Allison, S. & Clemans, T. (2013) Combat Exposure and Suicide Risk in Two Samples of Military Personnel. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 69(1), 64-77.

Bryan, C.J., Ray-Sannerud, B., Morrow, C.E. & Etienne, N. (2013) Guilt is more strongly associated with suicidal ideation among military personnel with direct combat exposure. Journal of Affective Disorders, 148(1), 37-41

Bryan, C.J. Ray-Sannerud, B., Morrow, C.E. & Etienne, N. (2013) Shame, pride, and suicidal ideation in a military clinical sample. Journal of Affective Disorders, 147(1-3), 212-216. Download

Bryan, C.J., McNaughton-Cassill, M., Osman, A. & Hernandez, A.M. (2013) The associations of physical and sexual assault with suicide risk in non clinical military and undergraduate samples. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 43(2), 223-234.

Bryan, C.J., Morrow, C. E., Etienne, N. & Ray-Sannerud, B. (2013) Guilt, shame, and suicidal ideation in a military outpatient clinical sample. Depression and Anxiety, 30(1), 55-60.

Heron, E. A., Bryan, C. J., Dougherty, C. A. & Chapman, W. G. (2013) Military mental health: the role of daily hassles while deployed. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 201(12), 1035-1039.

Bryan, C. J., Ray-Sannerud, B., Morrow, C. E. & Etienne, N. (2013) Optimism Reduces Suicidal Ideation and Weakens the effect of Hopelessness Among military Personnel. Cognitive Therapy & Research, 37(5), 996-1003.

Pugh, MJ. V., Wang, CP., Tabares, J. V., Finley, E. P., Hesdorffer, D., Amuan, M. E.,...Bryan, C. J. (2013) Temporal trends in new exposure to antiepileptic drug monotherapy and suicide related behavior. Neurology, 81(22), 1900-1906.

Bryan, C. J. (2013) Repetitive traumatic brain injury (or concussion) increases severity of sleep disturbance among deployed military personnel. Sleep, 36(6), 941-946. Download

Finley, E. P., Bollinger, M., Noel, P. H., Amuan, M. E., Copeland, L. A., Pugh, J. A.,...Bryan, C. J., & Pugh, M. V. (2013) A National Cohort Study of the Association Between the Polytrauma Clinical Triad and Suicide-Related Behavior Among US Veterans Who Served in Iraq and Afghanistan. American Journal of Public Health, 105(2), 380-388.

Staal, M. A., & Stephenson, J. A. (2013). Operational psychology post-9/11: A decade of evolution. Military Psychology, 25(2), 93-104.

Bryan, C. J., & Clemans, T. A. (2013). Repetitive traumatic brain injury, psychological symptoms, and suicide risk in a clinical sample of deployed military personnel. JAMA psychiatry, 70(7), 686-691. Download

Bryan, C. J., McNaugton‐Cassill, M., Osman, A., & Hernandez, A. M. (2013). The associations of physical and sexual assault with suicide risk in nonclinical military and undergraduate samples. Suicide And Life-Threatening Behavior, 43(2), 223-234.

Bryan, C. J. (2013). Psychologists on the frontlines. In B. A. Moore, J. E. Barnett, B. A. Moore, J. E. Barnett (Eds.) , Military psychologists' desk reference (pp. 127-132). New York, NY, US: Oxford University Press.

Rudd, M. D., Goulding, J. M., & Carlisle, C. J. (2013). Stigma and suicide warning signs. Archives of Suicide Research, 17(3), 313-318.

Rudd, M. D. (2013). Suicide in the military. In B. A. Moore, J. E. Barnett, B. A. Moore, J. E. Barnett (Eds.) , Military psychologists' desk reference (pp. 143-147). New York, NY, US: Oxford University Press.

Bryan, C.J., Rudd, M.D., & Wertenberger, E. (2013). Reasons for suicide attempts among active duty Soldiers: a functional approach. Journal of Affective Disorders, 144, 148-152. Download

Bryan, C.J., Hernandez, A.M., Allison, S., & Clemans, T. (2013). Loss of consciousness, depression, posttraumatic stress disorder, and suicide risk among deployed service members with mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI). Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, 28, 13-20. Download

Bryan, C.J., Hernandez, A.M., Allison, S.*, & Clemans, T. (2013). Combat exposure and suicidality in two samples of military personnel. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 69, 64-77. Download

2012

Rudd, M. D. (2012). Brief cognitive behavioral therapy (BCBT) for suicidality in military populations. Military Psychology, 24(6), 592. Download

Kanzler, K.E., Bryan, C.J., Morrow, C.E., & McGeary, D.D. (2012). Suicidal ideation and perceived burdensomeness in patients with chronic pain. Pain Practice, 12, 602-609. Download

Bryan, C.J., Morrow, C.E., Etienne, N., & Ray-Sannerud, B.N. (2012). Guilt, shame, and suicidal ideation in a military outpatient clinical sample. Depression and Anxiety, 30, 55-60. Download

Rudd, M.D. (2012). Recognizing and Responding to Suicide Risk with Veterans in Non-Clinical Settings: Using the 4-E's Checklist. Journal of Family and Community Ministries, 25. Download

Britton, P.C., Conner, K., Rudd, M.D., & Ilgen, M. (2012). Warning signs for suicide within a week of healthcare contact in Veteran decedents. Journal of Psychiatry Research, 200, 395-399. Download

Bryan, C.J., Corso, K.A., Corso, M.L., Kanzler, K.E., Ray-Sannerud, B., & Morrow, C.E. (2012). Therapeutic alliance and change in suicidal ideation during treatment in integrated primary care settings. Archives of Suicide Research, 16, 316-323. Download

Corso, K.A., Corso, M.L., Kanzler, K.E., Houghton, D.C., Ray-Sannerud, B., Morrow, C.E., & Bryan, C.J. (2012). Therapeutic alliance and treatment outcome in integrated primary care.Family, Systems, & Health, 30, 87-100. Download

Bryan, C.J., & Rudd, M.D. (2012). Life stressors, emotional distress, and trauma-related thoughts occurring within 24 hours of suicide attempts among active duty U.S. Soldiers.Journal of Psychiatric Research, 46, 843-848.. Download

Bryan, C.J., Jennings, K.W., Jobes, D.A., & Bradley, J.C. (2012). Understanding and preventing military suicide. Archives of Suicide Research, 16, 95-110. Download

Bryan, C.J., Clemans, T.A., & Hernandez, A.M. (2012). Perceived burdensomeness, fearlessness of death, and suicidality among deployed military personnel. Personality and Individual Differences, 52, 374-379. Download

Ribeiro, J.D., Pease, J.L., Gutierrez, P.M., Silva, C., Bernert, R.A., Rudd, M.D., & Joiner, T.E. (2012). Sleep problems outperform depression and hopelessness as cross-sectional and longitudinal predictors of suicidal ideation and behavior in young adults in the military. Journal of Affective Disorders, 136, 743-750. Download

Bryan, C.J., & Hernandez, A.M. (2012). Magnitudes of decline on ANAM subtest scores relative to predeployment performance among service members evaluated for traumatic brain injury in Iraq. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, 27, 45-54. Download

Bryan, C.J., Gartner, A.M., Wertenberger, E., Delano, K., Wilkinson, E., Breitbach, J., Bruce, T., & Rudd, M.D. (2012). Defining treatment completion according to patient competency: a case example using Brief Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (BCBT) for suicidal patients. Professional Psychology: Research & Practice, 43, 130-136. Download

Rudd, M.D. (2012). The clinical risk assessment interview. In R. Simon and R.E. Hales (Eds.), The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Suicide Assessment and Management, 2nd Edition. Purchase

Donahue, D.A., Bryan, C.J., & Chard, K. (2012). Cognitive processing therapy. In C.R. Figley (Ed.),Encyclopedia of Trauma. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications. Purchase

2011

Rudd, M.D., Goulding, J., & Bryan, C.J. (2011). Student veterans: a national survey exploring psychological symptoms and suicide risk. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 42, 354-360. Download

Luxton, D.D., Rudd, M.D., Reger, M.A., & Gahm, G.A. (2011). A psychometric study of the Suicide Ideation Scale. Archives of Suicide Research, 15, 250-258. Download

Bryan, C.J., Stone, S., & Rudd, M.D. (2011). A practical, evidence-based approach for means restriction counseling with suicidal patients. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 42, 339-346. Download

Bryan, C.J., & Anestis, M.D. (2011). Reexperiencing symptoms and the interpersonal-psychological theory of suicidal behavior among deployed service members. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 67, 856-865. Download

Bryan, C.J. (2011). Suicide among service members: empirically supported models and treatment strategies. Psychiatric Times, 28. Download

Bryan, C.J., & Hernandez, A.M. (2011). Predictors of posttraumatic headache severity among deployed military personnel. Headache, 51, 945-953. Download

Bryan, C.J., & Morrow, C.E. (2011). Circumventing mental health stigma by embracing the warrior culture: feasibility and acceptability of the Defender’s Edge Program. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 42, 16-23. Download

Luethke, C.A., Bryan, C.J., Morrow, C.E., & Isler, W.C. (2011). Differences in cognitive performance, concussive symptoms, and psychological symptoms between acute blast versus non-blast head injuries. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 17,36-45. Download

Skopp, N.A., Luxton, D., Bush, N., & Rudd, M.D. (2011). Managing the service member with suicidal ideation. In B. Moore & W. Penk (Eds.), Handbook for the Treatment of PTSD in Military Personnel (pp. 288-304). New York: Guilford, ISBN: 978-1-60918-635-7 Purchase

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