Most Recent Publications

Javanbakht, A., Grasser, L. R., Madaboosi, S., Chowdury, A., Liberzon, I., & Diwadkar, V. A. (2021). The Neurocircuitry Underlying Additive Effects of Safety Instruction on Extinction Learning. Frontiers in behavioral neuroscience, 14, 576247.

Javanbakht, A., Grasser, L. R., Kim, S., Arfken, C. L., & Nugent, N. (2020). Perceived health, adversity, and posttraumatic stress disorder in Syrian and Iraqi refugees. The International journal of social psychiatry, 20764020978274. Advance online publication.

Grasser, L.R., Burghardt, P., Daugherty, A.M., Amirsadri, A., & Javanbakht, A. (2020) Inflammation and Trauma-Related Psychopathology in Syrian and Iraqi Refugees. Behav Sci, 10(4).

Khalil, D., Giurgescu, C., Misra, D. P., Templin, T., & Javanbakht, A. (2020). Recruiting Immigrant and Refugee Arab American Mother-Father-Infant Triads Resettling in the United States: A Feasibility Study. The Canadian journal of nursing research = Revue canadienne de recherche en sciences infirmieres, 52(2), 139–148.

Holly Feen-Calligan, Lana Ruvolo Grasser, Jenna Debryn, Sara Nasser, Corryn Jackson, Dana Seguin, Arash Javanbakht (2020). Art therapy with Syrian refugee youth in the United States: An intervention study. The Arts in Psychotherapy.

Javanbakht, A., & Alberini, C. M. (2019). Editorial: Neurobiological Models of Psychotherapy. Frontiers in behavioral neuroscience, 13, 144.

Suhaiban, H., Grasser, LR., & Javanbakht, A. (2019) Mental Health of Torture Survivors: Prevalence, Predictors, and Integrated Care. Int J Enviorn Res Public Health, 16(13).

Grasser, L. R., Al-Saghir, H., Wanna, C., Spinei, J., & Javanbakht, A. (2019). Moving Through the Trauma: Dance/Movement Therapy as a Somatic-Based Intervention for Addressing Trauma and Stress Among Syrian Refugee Children. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 58(11), 1124–1126.

Javanbakht A (2019) A Theory of Everything: Overlapping Neurobiological Mechanisms of Psychotherapies of Fear and Anxiety Related Disorders. Front. Behav. Neurosci. 12:328. doi: 10.3389/fnbeh.2018.00328

Grasser, L.R. & Javanbakht, A. (2019) Treatments of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Civilian Populations. Current Psychiatry Reports, 21:11.

Javanbakht A, Amirsadri A, Abu Suhaiban H, Alsaud MI, Alobaidi Z, Rawi Z, Arfken CL (2018). Prevalence of Possible Mental Disorders in Syrian Refugees Resettling in the United States Screened at Primary Care. J Immigr Minor Health. doi: 10.1007/s10903-018-0797-3.

Javanbakht A, Tompson S, Kitayama S, King A, Yoon C, Liberzon I (2018). Gene by Culture Effects on Emotional Processing of Social Cues among East Asians and European Americans. Behav Sci (Basel). 2018 Jul 11;8(7). pii: E62.

Javanbakht A, Rosenberg D, Haddad L, Arfken CL (2018). Mental Health in Syrian Refugee Children Resettling in the United States: War Trauma, Migration, and the Role of Parental Stress. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. In press.

Javanbakht A, Kim P, Swain JE, Evans GW, Phan KL, Liberzon I (2016). Sex-Specific Effects of Childhood Poverty on Neurocircuitry of Processing of Emotional Cues: A Neuroimaging Study. Behav Sci (Basel). 12;6(4).

Javanbakht A, Duval ER, Cisneros M, Taylor SF, Kessler D, Liberzon I (2016). Instructed fear learning, extinction, and recall: Additive effects of cognitive information on emotional learning of fear. Cognition and Emotion. 18:1-8.

Evans GW, Swain JE, King AP, Wang X, Javanbakht A, Ho SS, Angstadt M, Phan KL, Xie H, Liberzon I (2016). Childhood Cumulative Risk Exposure and Adult Amygdala Volume and Function. J Neurosci Res. Role: analysis plan, data analysis, manuscript preparation.

Javanbakht A, King A, Evans G, Swain J, Angstadt M, Phan KL, Liberzon I (2015). Childhood Poverty Predicts Adult Amygdala-Frontal Reactivity and Connectivity in Response to Emotional Faces, Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience. 9: 154.