Most Recent Publications

Javanbakht A, Madaboosi S, Grasser LR. Real-life contextualization of exposure therapy using augmented reality: A pilot clinical trial of a novel treatment method. Annals of Clinical Psychiatry : Official Journal of the American Academy of Clinical Psychiatrists. 2021 Nov. 33(4):220-231. DOI: 10.12788/acp.0042. PMID: 34672925.

Grasser LR, Javanbakht A. Virtual Arts and Movement Therapies for Youth in the Era of COVID-19. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 2021 Jul. DOI: 10.1016/j.jaac.2021.06.017. PMID: 34246787; PMCID: PMC8436030.

Madaboosi, S., Grasser, L.R., Chowdury, A. et al. Neurocircuitry of Contingency Awareness in Pavlovian Fear Conditioning. Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 21, 1039–1053 (2021). https://doi.org/10.3758/s13415-021-00909-6

Grasser LR, Haddad L, Manji S, Assari S, Arfken C and Javanbakht A (2021). Trauma-Related Psychopathology in Iraqi Refugee Youth Resettled in the United States, and Comparison With an Ethnically Similar Refugee Sample: A Cross-Sectional Study. Front. Psychol. 12:574368. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2021.574368

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. https://doi.org/10.3389/fnbeh.2020.576247

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. https://doi.org/10.1177/0020764020978274

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. https://doi.org/10.1177/0844562120910856

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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aip.2020.101665

Javanbakht, A., & Alberini, C. M. (2019). Editorial: Neurobiological Models of Psychotherapy. Frontiers in behavioral neuroscience, 13, 144. https://doi.org/10.3389/fnbeh.2019.00144

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. https://doi.org/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

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. https://doi.org/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.