PTSD: National Center for PTSD
Barbara Niles, PhD
Barbara Niles, PhD
Behavioral Science Division
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- Boston University School of Medicine, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
- Boston VA Medical Center, National Center for PTSD, Clinical Psychology Fellow, 1993
- Tufts University School of Medicine/Boston VA Medical Center, Predoctoral Internship 1991
- Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, Clinical Psychology, PhD, 1993
- Harvard University, Psychology and Social Relations, A.B., 1982
Expertise and Interests
- Evaluation of complementary and alternative medicine approaches in the treatment of PTSD
- Health and lifestyle behaviors in individuals with PTSD and stress-related problems
- Telehealth delivery of behavioral treatments
Membership in Professional Societies
- International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies
- American Psychological Association
- Association for Psychological Science
Niles, B. L., Vujanovic, A. A., Silberbogen, A. K., Seligowski, A. V., & Potter, C. M. (2012). Changes in mindfulness following a mindfulness telehealth intervention. Mindfulness, 4, 1-10. doi:10.1007/s12671-012-0130-5.
Niles, B. L., Klunk-Gillis, J., Ryngala, D. J., Silberbogen, A. K., Paysnick, A., & Wolf, E. J. (2012). Comparing mindfulness and psychoeducation treatments for combat-related PTSD using a telehealth approach. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 4, 538-547. doi: 10.1037/a0026161.
Vujanovic, A. A., Niles, B., Pietrefasa, A., Schmertz, S., & Potter, C. M. (2011). Mindfulness in the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder among military veterans. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 42, 24-31. doi: 10.1037/a0022272
Mori, D., Silberbogen, A., Collins, A., Ulloa, E., Brown, K., & Niles, B.L. (2011). Promoting physical activity in individuals with diabetes: Telehealth approaches. Diabetes Spectrum, 24,127-135.. doi:10.2337/diaspect.24.3.127.
Jimenez, S. S., Niles, B. L., & Park, C. L. (2010). A mindfulness model of affect regulation and depressive symptoms: Positive emotions, mood regulation expectancies, and self-acceptance as regulatory mechanisms. Personality and Individual Differences, 49, 645-650. doi:10/1016/j.paid.2010.05.041.
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