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CDA 06-035 – HSR&D Study

 
CDA 06-035
PTSD, Sexual Trauma and Gynecological Care in Women Veterans
Julie C Weitlauf PhD
VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA
Palo Alto, CA
Funding Period: July 2007 - June 2010

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PUBLICATIONS:

Journal Articles

  1. Chapman J, Oser M, Hockemeyer J, Weitlauf J, Jones S, Cheung R. Changes in depressive symptoms and impact on treatment course among hepatitis C patients undergoing interferon-a and ribavirin therapy: a prospective evaluation. The American journal of gastroenterology. 2011 Dec 1; 106(12):2123-32. [view]
  2. Weitlauf JC, Finney JW, Ruzek JI, Lee TT, Thrailkill A, Jones S, Frayne SM. Distress and pain during pelvic examinations: effect of sexual violence. Obstetrics and gynecology. 2008 Dec 1; 112(6):1343-50. [view]
  3. Weitlauf JC. Informed passion: addressing the intersection of violence against women and contemporary obstetrical practice. The American journal of bioethics : AJOB. 2011 Dec 1; 11(12):67-9. [view]
  4. Strauss JL, Marx CE, Weitlauf JC, Stechuchak KM, Straits-Troster K, Worjoloh AW, Sherrod CB, Olsen MK, Butterfield MI, Calhoun PS. Is military sexual trauma associated with trading sex among women veterans seeking outpatient mental health care? Journal of trauma & dissociation : the official journal of the International Society for the Study of Dissociation (ISSD). 2011 Jan 1; 12(3):290-304. [view]
  5. Khan CT, Greene CJ, Strauss JL, Spiegel D, Weitlauf JC. New Perspective on Distress During the Pelvic Examination: The Role of Traumatic Hyperarousal in Women with Histories of Sexual Violence. Violence and Gender. 2014 Sep 19; 1(3):117-123 (doi:10.1089/vio.2014.0016). [view]
  6. Jain S, Nazarian D, Weitlauf JC, Lindley S. Overview of bioethical issues in contemporary PTSD treatment and research: Considering priorities for future empirical ethics investigations. AJOB primary research. 2011 Dec 6; 2(4):26-32. [view]
  7. Weitlauf JC, Frayne SM, Finney JW, Moos RH, Jones S, Hu K, Spiegel D. Sexual violence, posttraumatic stress disorder, and the pelvic examination: how do beliefs about the safety, necessity, and utility of the examination influence patient experiences? Journal of women's health. 2010 Jul 1; 19(7):1271-80. [view]
Center Products

  1. Weitlauf JC. Self Protection. In: The Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology. New Jersey: John Wiley and Sons; 1541-1542 p. 2010 Jan 1. [view]
VA Cyberseminars

  1. Weitlauf JC, Strauss JL, Sawaya GF. Sexual Violence, PTSD and Traumatic Reactions to Pelvic Exam. Continuing Medical Education Course, offered via teleconference on behalf of the Women Veterans Health Strategic Health Care Group. [Cyberseminar]. 2012 Feb 21. [view]
Conference Presentations

  1. Strauss JL, Marx CE, Weitlauf JC, Stechuchak KM, Straits-Tröster K, Worjoloh AW, Sherrod CB, Olsen MK, Butterfield MI, Calhoun PS. Association Between Trading Sex and Military Sexual Trauma Among Women Veterans. In: Allard: Military Sexual Trauma: Complex Outcomes and Prevention of Multiple Layers of Betrayal. Paper presented at: International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies Annual Meeting; 2011 Nov 5; Baltimore, MD. [view]
  2. Weitlauf JC. Association of Women’s Military Service and Physical Health in Veteran and Non-Veteran Participants in the Women’s Health Initiative. Presented at: VA HSR&D Enhancing Partnerships for Research and Care of Women Veterans Conference; 2014 Jul 30; Arlington, VA. [view]
  3. Maguen S, Strauss J, Waldrop AE, Weitlauf JC. Behavioral and psychosocial correlates of trauma exposure and substance abuse in women. Presented at: Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Annual Convention; 2010 Nov 21; San Francisco, CA. [view]
  4. Weitlauf JC, Frayne SM, Finney JW, Moos RH. Beliefs about the safety and necessity of the examination: Impact of sexual violence and PTSD on women’s perceptions of the pelvic examination. Poster session presented at: International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies Annual Meeting; 2009 Nov 5; Atlanta, GA. [view]
  5. Weitlauf JC, Waldrop AE, Manning E, Jones S, Finney JW. Cervical cancer screening in women with mental illness: Examining the impact of PTSD, substance abuse and primary care use. Presented at: International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies Annual Meeting; 2010 Nov 5; Quebec, Canada. [view]
  6. Jasny B, Harris AH, Weitlauf JC. Deconstructing the Scientific Review Process: What Makes a Strong Review and Reviewer? Paper presented at: VA MIRECC Fellows Research Institute Annual Meeting; 2008 Jan 1; Palo Alto, CA. [view]
  7. Weitlauf JC, Spiegel D, Frayne SM, Finney JW. Does history of sexual trauma impact preventative screening for cervical cancer? Poster session presented at: Stanford University Comprehensive Cancer Center Annual Membership Retreat and Conference; 2008 Apr 1; Stanford, CA. [view]
  8. Weitlauf JC, Frayne SM. How do beliefs about safety of the vaginal examination impact Veterans' reactions to cervical cancer screening? Paper presented at: VA HSR&D Field-Based Women's Health Meeting; 2010 Jul 1; Washington, DC. [view]
  9. Weitlauf JC. How do women’s beliefs about the safety of the pelvic examination influence experiences with cervical cancer screening? Impact of posttraumatic stress disorder. Poster session presented at: VA HSR&D Career Development Annual Meeting; 2010 Feb 14; San Francisco, CA. [view]
  10. Weitlauf JC, Khan CK, Greene CJ. Hyper-vigilance Predicts Emotional Distress During the Pelvic Examination Among Women With Prior Sexual Violence. Poster session presented at: Western Psychological Association Annual Convention; 2012 Apr 26; Burlingame, CA. [view]
  11. Weitlauf JC, Waldrop A, Manning E, Jones S, Finney JW. Impact of substance use disorders and PTSD on receipt of cervical cancer screening. Presented at: VA HSR&D Field-Based Women's Health Meeting; 2010 Jul 14; Arlington, VA. [view]
  12. Weitlauf JC. Prolonged Exposure and Beyond: Setting an Ethical Research Agenda for New Treatments and the Adaptation and Enhancement of Evidence Based Psychotherapies for PTSD. Presented at: Western Psychological Association Annual Convention; 2012 Apr 26; Burlingame, CA. [view]
  13. Weitlauf JC. PTSD and cervical cancer. Paper presented at: VA National Center For PTSD Women's Health Sciences Division Colloquium; 2010 May 1; Boston, MA. [view]
  14. Green C, Khan C, Weitlauf JC. PTSD Symptomatology and Reactivity to the Pelvic Exam Among Women with a History of Sexual Violence. Presented at: International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies Annual Meeting; 2011 Nov 3; Baltimore, MD. [view]
  15. Weitlauf JC, Strauss JL, Calhoun PS. Trading sex for payment associated with trauma history in male Veterans with severe mental illness. Poster session presented at: International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies Annual Meeting; 2009 Nov 5; Atlanta, GA. [view]


DRA: none
DRE: none
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