Publications by Faculty

Ghafoori, B., Caspi, Y., and Smith, S.  (2016) International Perspectives on Traumatic Stress: Theory, Access, and Mental Health Services.  Nova Science Publishers. 

Ghafoori, B., Hanson, M.C., Garibay, E*., Korosteleva, O. (2017). Feasibility of training frontline therapists in Prolonged Exposure: A randomized controlled pilot study of treatment of complex trauma in diverse victims of crime and violence.  Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 205(4), 283-303.

Ghafoori, B., Taylor, R. (2017).  Age related differences in trauma experiences, mental health needs and mental health service use in victims of human trafficking: a pilot investigation of transition aged youth compared to older adults.  Journal of Human Trafficking. DOI: 10.1080/23322705.2016.1219840

Hanson, M.C., Ghafoori, B. (2017). Correlates of Psychological Distress among Urban Trauma-Exposed Adults:  Influence of age and coping preferences.  Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy.

Ghafoori, B., Fisher, D., Koresteleva, O., & Hong, M. (2016).  A randomized, controlled, pilot study of a single session psychoeducation treatment for urban, culturally diverse, trauma-exposed adults.  Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 204 (6), 421-430.

Ghafoori, B., Fisher, D., Koresteleva, O., & Hong, M. (2014).  Factors associated with mental health service use in urban, impoverished, trauma-exposed adults.  Psychological Services, 11(4), 451-459.

Smith, S.F., Ghafoori, B., Caspi, Y., Felix, E., & Contractor, A. (2014).  Importance of Considering Culture- Final Installment: Intervention and Treatment. Traumatic Stresspoints, 28(5).  

Ghafoori, B., Caspi, Y., Contractor, A., & Smith, S.F. (2014).  Culture and traumatic symptoms.  Traumatic Stresspoints, 28(2).  

Ghafoori, B., Barragan, B., & Palinkas, L. (2014).  Mental health service use after trauma exposure: A mixed-methods study.  Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease. 202(3), 239-246.

Ghafoori, B., Barragan, B., & Palinkas, L. (2013).  Gender disparities in the mental health of urban survivors of trauma and violence.   Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment, and Trauma, 22, 950-963.

Caspi, Y., Ghafoori, B., Smith, S.F., Contractor, A. (2013).  On the importance of culture when defining trauma.  Traumatic Stresspoints, 27(5).  

Contractor, A, Smith, S.F., Johnson, L., Ghafoori, B., Caspi, Y., & Triffleman, E. (2013).  Importance of attending to cultural considerations in trauma scholarship.  Traumatic Stresspoints, 27(2), 10-11.

Ghafoori, B. (2012).  Mental health care for urban, low-income, diverse communities.  Traumatic Stresspoints, 26(4).

Ghafoori, B., Barragan, B., Tohidian, N., & Palinkas, L. (2012). Racial and ethnic differences in mental health outcomes among urban survivors of trauma and violence.  Journal of Traumatic Stress, 25, 106-110.

Ghafoori, B. & Davaie, S. (2012).  Training student therapists in prolonged exposure therapy: A case study demonstrating teaching, supervising, and learning a trauma focused treatment.  Traumatology, 18(4), 72-78.

Ghafoori, B., Ratanasiripong, P., & Holladay, C. (2010). Cognitive Behavioral Group Therapy for Mood Management in Individuals with Intellectual Disability: A Pilot Study. Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 3, 1-15.

Ghafoori, B., & Hierholzer, R.W. (2010).  Personality patterns among Black, White, and Hispanic combat veterans.  Psychological Trauma:  Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 2(1), 12-18.

Ghafoori, B., Neria, Y., Gameroff, M.J, Olfson, M., Lantigua, R., Shea, S., Weissman, M.M.  (2009).  Screening for Generalized Anxiety Disorder symptoms in the wake of terrorist attacks:  A study in primary care.  Journal of Traumatic Stress, 22(3), 218-226.

Ratanasirpong, P., & Ghafoori, B. (2009).  Setting up the on-site Marriage and Family Therapy clinical training course. Journal of Instructional Psychology, 36(4), 347-351.

Ghafoori, B., Hierholzer, R.W., Howsepian, B., Boardman, A. (2008).  The role of adult attachment, parental bonding, and spiritual love in the adjustment to military trauma.  Journal of Trauma and Dissociation, 9(1), 85-106.

Khouzam, H.R., Ghafoori, B, & Nichols, E.E. (2005) The use of religious hymn in the remission of symptoms of social phobia.  Psychological Reports, 96, 411-421.

Ghafoori, B., & Tracz, S.  (2004). Cognitive Behavioral Therapy as a clinical intervention for childhood disruptive behaviors: a meta-analysis, Psychiatry On-line.

Ghafoori, B. (2016) Mental Health Care for Culturally Diverse Victims of Trauma and Violence: A Focus on a Community Based Model.  In Ghafoori, Caspi, & Smith (Eds.), International Perspectives on Traumatic Stress: Theory, Access, and Mental Health Services. (pp. ).  New Jersey: Nova Science

Caspi, Y., Ghafoori, B., Smith, S. (2016) Trauma and Culture: Concluding Notes.  In Ghafoori, Caspi, & Smith (Eds.), International Perspectives on Traumatic Stress: Theory, Access, and Mental Health Services. (pp. ).  New Jersey: Nova Science

Ghafoori, B.  (2012). Ethnicity, Culture, and Disaster Response.  In C.R. Figley (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Trauma.  Thousand Oaks, California: Sage Publications.

Ghafoori, B. & Hierholzer, R.W. (2007) The Role of Altruism, Love, and Attachment in the Development and Maintenance of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.  In S.G. Post (Ed), The Science of Altruism and Health: Is it Good to do Good?  (pp. 230-245).  New York: Oxford University Press.

Khouzam, H.R., Ghafoori, B., & Hierholzer, R.W.  (2005) Progress in Identification, Treatment, and Diagnosis of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.  In T.A. Corales (Ed.), Trends in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Research (pp. 1-25).  New Jersey: Nova Science.