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Susan Roth, Professor Emeritus of Psychology and Neuroscience

Susan Roth
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Ph.D.Northwestern University1973
Licensed Practicing Psychologist, North Carolina1974
M.A.Northwestern University1972
B.A.Barnard College, Columbia University1970
Research Interests: Response To Major Life Stress

Interests broadly include the process of coping with trauma, the development of post traumatic chronic psychological disorders and treatment interventions for chronic PTSD. Current research efforts are focused on documenting the coping process in sexual trauma survivors.

Curriculum Vitae
Current Ph.D. Students  

  • Dissertation Advisor for 26 Ph.D. recipients in Psychology, Duke University
Recent Publications   (More Publications)   (search)

  1. Krause, ED; Roth, S (2011). Child Sexual Abuse History and Feminine Gender-Role Identity. Sex Roles, 64(1), 32-42. [doi]  [abs]
  2. van der Kolk, BA; Roth, S; Pelcovitz, D; Sunday, S; Spinazzola, J (2005). Disorders of extreme stress: The empirical foundation of a complex adaptation to trauma.. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 18(5), 389-399. [doi]  [abs]
  3. Krause, E.D., DeRosa, R.R., & Roth, S. "Gender, trauma themes, and PTSD: Narratives of male and female survivors." Gender and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Ed. Kimerling, R., Ouimette, P., & Wolfe, J New York: Guilford Publications, Inc., 2002
  4. Roth, S; Friedman, MJ (1998). Childhood trauma remembered: A report on the current scientific knowledge base and its applications. Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, 7(1), 83-109. (Also reprinted in the Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, 7, 83-111). [doi]  [abs]
  5. Kilpatrick, D.G., Resnick, H.S., Freedy, J.R., Pelcovitz, D., Resick, P., Roth, S., & van der Kolk, B. "Posttraumatic stress disorder field trial: Evaluation of the PTSD construct: Criteria A through E." DSM-IV sourcebook, volume IV. Ed. Widiger, T.A., Frances, A.J., Pincus, H.A., Ross, R., First, M.B., Davis, W., & Kline, M Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Press, 1998

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