Most Recent Publications

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

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).

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. doi: 10.1016/j.aip.2020.101665

Grasser LR, 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. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. pii: S0890-8567(19)30471-X. doi: 10.1016/j.jaac.2019.07.007

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

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. doi: 10.1002/jnr.23681. 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.