Selected Publications

Selected Publications

Selected Publications (current or former students’ names are underlined):

Webermann, A. R., & Brand, B. L. (in press). Mental illness and violent behavior: The role of dissociation. Borderline Personality Disorder and Emotion Dysregulation. doi:10.1186/s40479-017-0053-9

Brand, B. L., Webermann, A. R., & Frankel, A. S. (in press). Assessment of complex dissociative disorder patients and simulated dissociation in forensic contexts. International Journal of Law and Psychiatry.

Brand, B. L., & Loewenstein, R. J. (in press). Dissociative disorders: Social factors. The SAGE Encyclopedia of Abnormal and Clinical Psychology.

Brand, B. L., & Webermann, A. R. (in press). Dissociative disorders: Treatment. The SAGE Encyclopedia of Abnormal and Clinical Psychology.

Brand, B. L. (in press). Dissociative disorders: Assessment. The SAGE Encyclopedia of Abnormal and Clinical Psychology.

Brand, B. L., & Frewen, P. (in press). Dissociation as a trauma-related phenomenon. In J. M. Cook, C. Dalenberg, & S. Gold (Eds.), APA Handbook of Trauma Psychology.

Brand, B. L., & Brown, D. J. (in press). An update on research about the validity, assessment and treatment of dissociative identity disorder. In E. Howell & S. Itzkowitz (Eds.), The Dissociative Mind in Psychoanalysis: Understanding and Working with Trauma.

Brand, B. L. & McEwen, L. (2016). Ethical standards, truths and lies. Journal of Trauma & Dissociation, 17, 259-266. doi: 10.1080/15299732.2016.1114357

Brand, B. L., Sar, V., Stavropoulos, P., Kruger, C., Korzekwa, M., Martínez-Taboas, A., & Middleton, W. (2016). Separating fact from fiction: An empirical examination of common myths about dissociative identity disorder. Harvard Review of Psychiatry, 24(4), 257-270. doi: 10.1097/HRP.0000000000000100

Vissia, E. M., Mechteld, E. G., Chalavi, S., Nijenhuis, E. R. S., Draijer, N., Brand, B. L., & Reinders, A. A. T. (2016). Is it trauma- or fantasy-based? Comparing dissociative identity disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, simulators, and controls. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 134 (2), 111-128. doi: 10.1111/acps.12590

Brand, B. L., Chasson, G. S., Polermo, C. A., Donato, F. M., Rhodes, K. P., & Voorhees, E. F. (2016). Truth is in the details: A comparison of MMPI-2 item endorsements by patients with dissociative identity disorder patients versus simulators. The Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, 44(1), 63-72. Retrieved from http://jaapl.org/content/44/1/63

Webermann, A. R., Myrick, A. C., Taylor, C. L., Chasson, G. S., & Brand, B. L. (2016). Dissociative, depressive, and PTSD severity as correlates of non-suicidal self-injury and suicidality in dissociative disorder patients. Journal of Trauma & Dissociation. 17(1), 67-80. doi:10.1080/15299732.2015.1067941

Wilgus, S. J., Packer, M. M., Lile-King, R., Miller-Perrin, C. L., & Brand, B. L. (2016). Coverage of child maltreatment in abnormal psychology textbooks: Reviewing the adequacy of the content. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, & Policy. 8(2), 188-197. doi:10.1037/tra0000049

Myrick, A. C., Chasson, G. S., Lanius, R., Leventhal, B., & Brand, B. L. (2015). Treatment of complex dissociative disorders: A comparison of interventions reported by community therapists versus those recommended by experts. Journal of Trauma & Dissociation, 16(1), 51-67. doi: 10.1080/15299732.2014.949020

Brand, B. L., & Lanius, R. A. (2014). Chronic complex dissociative disorders and borderline personality disorder: Disorders of emotion dysregulation? Borderline Personality Disorder and Emotion Dysregulation, 1(13). doi: 10.1186/2051-6673-1-13

Loewenstein, R.J., Brand, B.L., & Gilbert, L., Camins, J., Pyne, Z., & Dressel, C. (October, 2014). Treating complex trauma survivors. Psychiatric Times. Retrieved from http://www.psychiatrictimes.com/cme/treating-complex-trauma-survivors

Webermann, A. R., Brand, B. L., & Chasson, G. S. (2014). Childhood maltreatment and intimate partner violence in dissociative disorder patients. European Journal of Psychotraumatology. 5doi: 10.3402/ejpt.v5.24568

Brand, B. L., & McEwen, L. E. (2014, Fall). Coverage of childhood maltreatment and its effects in three introductory psychology textbooks. Trauma Psychology News, Division 56 of the American Psychology Association (pp. 8-11). Retrieved from http://traumapsychnews.com/archived-issues/#2014

Brand, B. L., Tursich, M., Tzall, D., & Loewenstein, R. J. (2014). Utility of the SIRS-2 in distinguishing genuine from simulated dissociative identity disorder. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, & Policy, 6(4), 308-317. doi: 10.1037/a0036064

Brand, B. L., & Chasson, G. S. (2014). Distinguishing simulated from genuine dissociative identity disorder on the MMPI-2. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, & Policy, 7(1), 93-101. doi: 10.1037/a0035181

Brand, B. L., Lanius, R. Loewenstein, R. J. (2014). Dissociative Identity Disorder. In G. Gabbard (Ed.), Treatments of Psychiatric Disorders 5th Edition (pp. 439-458). Arlington VA: American Psychiatric Publishing Inc.

Lanius, R., Wolf, E., Miller, M., Frewen, P., Vermetten, E., Brand, B. L., Spiegel, D. (2014). The dissociative subtype of PTSD. In M. J. Friedman, T. M. Keane & P. A. Resick (Eds.), The Handbook of PTSD (pp. 234-250). New York: Guilford.

Dorahy, M. J., Brand, B. L., Krüger, C., Lewis-Fernández, R., Martínez-Taboas, A., & Sar, V., Middleton, M., Stavropoulos, P. (2014). Dissociative identity disorder: An empirical review. The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 48(5), 402 – 417. doi: 10.1177/0004867414527523

Dalenberg, C. J., Brand, B. L., Loewenstein, R. J., Gleaves, D. H., Dorahy, M. J., Cardeña, E. B., Frewen, P. A., Carlson, E. B., Spiegel, D. (2014). Reality versus fantasy: Reply to Lynn et al. (2014). Psychological Bulletin, 140(3), 911-920. doi: 10.1037/a0036685

Cronin, E., Brand, B. L., & Mattanah, J. F. (2014). The impact of the therapeutic alliance on treatment outcome in patients with dissociative disorders. European Journal of Psychotraumatology. 5. doi: 10.3402/ejpt.v5.22676

Brand, B. L., Loewenstein, R. J., & Spiegel, D. (2014). Dispelling myths about dissociative identity disorder treatment: An empirically based approach. Psychiatry: Interpersonal and Biological Processes, 77(2), 169-189. doi: 10.1521/psyc.2014.77.2.169

Brand, B. L. & Myrick, A. C. (2014). Dissociative disorders. In L. Grossman & S. Walfish (Eds.), Translating Research into Practice: A Desk Reference for Practicing Mental Health Professionals (pp. 187-189). New York: Springer Publishing.

Middleton, M., Stavropoulos, P., Dorahy, M. J., Krüger, C., Lewis-Fernández, R., Martínez-Taboas, A., & Sar, V.. & Brand, B. L. (2014). Child abuse and the dynamics of silence. The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 48(6), 581-581. doi: 10.1177/0004867414533014

Middleton, M., Stavropoulos, P., Dorahy, M. J., Krüger, C., Lewis-Fernández, R., Martínez-Taboas, A., & Sar, V.. & Brand, B. L. (2014). The Australian Royal Commission on institutional responses of child sexual abuse. The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 48(1),17-21. doi: 10.1177/0004867413514639

Middleton, M., Stavropoulos, P., Dorahy, M. J., Krüger, C., Lewis-Fernández, R., Martínez-Taboas, A., Sar, V., & Brand, B. L. (2014). Institutional abuse and societal silence: An emerging global problem. The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 48(1), 22-25. doi: 10.1177/0004867413514640

Brand, B. L. & Loewenstein, R. J. (2014). Does phasic trauma treatment make patients with dissociative identity disorder treatment more dissociative? Journal of Trauma & Dissociation, 15(1), 52-65. doi: 10.1080/15299732.2013.828150

Brand, B. L., Loewenstein, R. J., & Spiegel, D. (August, 2014). Denying dissociation and attacking mental health care. Psychiatric Times, 36-40. Retrieved from http://www.psychiatrictimes.com/psychotherapy/letters-editor-response-reforming-mental-health-care/page/0/4

Brand, B. L., & Webermann, A. R. (Summer, 2014). An update on treatment research for severe dissociative disorders. Trauma Psychology News, Division 56 of the American Psychological Association (pp. 9 – 12). Retrieved from https://www.researchgate.net/publication/280495421_An_update_on_treatment_research_for_severe_dissociative_disorders_APA_Division_56_Trauma_Psychology_Newsletter

Stadnik, R., Brand, B. L., & Savoca, A. (2013). Personality Assessment Inventory profile and predictors of elevations among dissociative disorder patients. Journal of Trauma & Dissociation, 14(5), 546-561. doi:10.1080/15299732.2013.792310

Myrick, A. C., Brand, B. L., & Putnam, F. W. (2013). For better or worse: The role of revictimization and stress in the course of treatment for dissociative disorders. Journal of Trauma & Dissociation 14(4), 375-389doi: 15299732.2012.736931

Brand, B. L., McNary, S. W., Myrick, A. C. , Loewenstein, R. J., Classen, C. C., Lanius, R. A., Pain, C. & Putnam, F. W. (2013). A longitudinal, naturalistic study of dissociative disorder patients treated by community clinicians. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, & Policy, 5(4), 301-308. doi: 10.1037/a0027654

Brand, B. L., & Stadnik, R. (2013). What contributes to predicting change in treatment of dissociation: Initial levels of dissociation, PTSD, or overall distress? Journal of Trauma & Dissociation, 14(3), 328-341. doi: 10.1080/15299732.2012.736929

Brand, B. L., Loewenstein, R. J., & Spiegel, D. (2013). DID patients are found and researched more widely than Boysen and Van Bergen recognized. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 201(5), 440. doi: 10.1097/NMD.0b013e31828e10d1

Brand, B. L., Loewenstein, R. J., & Spiegel, D. (2013). Disinformation about dissociation: Dr. Joel Paris’ notions about dissociative identity disorder. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 201(4), 354-356. doi: 10.1097/NMD.0b013e318288d2ee

Engelberg, J. & Brand, B. L. (2012). The effects of depression on self-harm and treatment outcome in patients with severe dissociative disorder. Psi Chi Journal of Psychological Research, 17(3), 115-124Retrieved from http://connection.ebscohost.com/c/articles/84199405/effect-depression-self-harm-treatment-outcome-patients-severe-dissociative-disorders

Myrick, A. C., Brand, B. L., McNary, S. W., Loewenstein, R. J., Classen, C. C., Lanius, R. A., Pain, C. & Putnam, F. W. (2012). An exploration of young adults’ progress in treatment for dissociative disorder. Journal of Trauma and Dissociation, 13(5), 582-595. doi: 10.1080/15299732.2012.694841

Brand, B. L. (2012). What we know and what we need to learn about the treatment of dissociative disorders. Journal of Trauma & Dissociation, 13(4), 387-396. doi: 10.1080/15299732.2012.672550

Dalenberg, C. J., Brand, B. L., Gleaves, D. H., Dorahy, M. J., Loewenstein, R. J., Cardeña, E., & … Spiegel, D. (2012). Evaluation of the evidence for the trauma and fantasy models of dissociation. Psychological Bulletin, 138(3), 550-588. doi: 10.1037/a0027447

Lanius, R., Brand, B. L., Vermetten, E., Frewen, P. & Spiegel, D. (2012). The dissociative subtype of posttraumatic stress disorder: Rationale, clinical and neurobiological evidence and implications. Depression and Anxiety, 29(8), 701-708. doi: 10.1002/da.21889

Brand, B. L. (2012). Members’ clinical corner – Focus article and expert commentary on “The Treatment of Dissociative Identity Disorder with Cognitive Analytic Therapy: Experimental Evidence of Sudden Gains.” ISSTD News, 30(4), 20-26.

Brand, B. L., Lanius, R. Loewenstein, R. J., Vermetten, E. & Spiegel, D. (2012). Where are we going? An update on assessment, treatment, and neurobiological research in dissociative disorders as we move towards the DSM-5. Journal of Trauma & Dissociation, 13(1), 9-31. doi: 10.1080/15299732.2011.620687

Brand, B. L., Myrick, A. C., Loewenstein, R. J., Classen, C. C., Lanius, R., McNary, S. W., Pain, C., & … Putnam, F. W. (2012). A survey of practices and recommended treatment interventions among expert therapists treating patients with dissociative identity disorder and dissociative disorder not otherwise specified. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 4(5), 490-500. doi: 10.1037/a0026487

Brand B. L., Myrick A. C., Sar V., Lanius R. A. (2011). Trauma and dissociation: Clinical manifestations, diagnosis, epidemiology, pathogenesis and treatment. In M. Hallett (Ed.), Psychogenic Movement Disorders & Other Conversion Disorders (pp. 106-119). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

Mattanah, J. F., Brooks, L., Brand, B. L., Quimby, J., & Ayers J. (2012).  A social support intervention and academic achievement in college: Does perceived loneliness mediate the relationship? Journal of College Counseling, 15, 2236doi: 10.1002/j.2161-1882.2012.00003.x

Lanius R. A., Frewen P. A., Brand, B. L. (February 2011). Dissociative aspects of PTSD: Clinical manifestations, diagnosis, epidemiology, pathogenesis and treatment. In: Dissociative Disorders. D. Spiegel (Section ed.), R. Hermann (Deputy ed). Retrieved from http://www.uptodate.com/contents/dissociative-aspects-of-posttraumatic-stress-disorder-epidemiology-clinical-manifestations-and-diagnosis?source=search_result&selectedTitle=2~5

International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation [Chu, J. A., Dell, P. F., Van der Hart, O., Cardeña, E., Barach, P. M., Somer, E., Loewenstein, R. J., Brand, B. L., et al.] (2011). Guidelines for treating dissociative identity disorder in adults, 3rd revision. Journal of Trauma & Dissociation, 12,115-18. doi: 10.1080/15299732.2011.537248

Brand, B. L., & Loewenstein, R. J. (2010). Dissociative disorders: An overview of assessment, phenomenology and treatment. Psychiatric Times, 27 (10), 62-69. Retrieved from http://delphicentre.com.au/uploads/BrandLoewenstein%202010%20Psych%20Times%20Dissociative%20Disorders%20Psychiatric%20Times.pdf

Lanius, R. A., Vermetten, E., Loewenstein, R. J., Brand, B. L., Schmahl, C., Bremner, J. D., & Spiegel, D. (2010). Emotion modulation in PTSD: Clinical and neurobiological evidence of a dissociative subtype. American Journal of Psychiatry, 167, 640–647. doi: 10.1176/appi.ajp.2009.09081168

Mattanah, J. F., Ayers J., Brand, B. L., Brooks, L., Quimby, J., & McNary, S. (2010). A social support intervention to ease the transition to college: Exploring main effects and moderators. Journal of College Student Development, 51(1), 93-108. doi: 10.1353/csd.0.0116

Brand, B. L., Classen, C., McNary, S. W., & Zaveri, P. (2009). A review of dissociative disorders treatment studies. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 197, 646-654. doi: 10.1097/NMD.0b013e3181b3afaa

Brand, B. L., Armstrong, J. G., Loewenstein, R. J., & McNary, S. W. (2009). Personality differences on the Rorschach of dissociative identity disorder, borderline personality disorder and psychotic inpatients. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, & Policy, 1, 188-205. doi: 10.1037/a0016561

Brand, B. L., Classen, C. C., Lanius, R. A., Loewenstein, R. J., & McNary, S. W., Pain, C., & Putnam, F. W. (2009). A naturalistic study of dissociative identity disorder and dissociative disorder not otherwise specified patients treated by community clinicians. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, & Policy, 1, 153-171. doi: 10.1037/a0016210