Lily Anna Brown

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Assistant Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Without Compensation Employee, Michael J. Crescenz Philadelphia VA Medical Center
Department: Psychiatry

Contact information
Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety
3535 Market Street Suite 600 N
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 2157463346
B.S. (Psychology)
Drexel University, 2008.
M.A. (Clinical Psychology)
University of California, Los Angeles, 2011.
Ph.D. (Clinical Psychology and Learning and Behavior Psychology)
University of California, Los Angeles, 2016.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

PTSD, Suicide Prevention, Biological mechanisms of treatment response

Description of Research Expertise

Anxiety Disorders, Suicide, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Selected Publications

Brown, L.A., Contractor, A.A., Benhamou, K.B.: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Clusters and Suicidal Ideation. Psychiatry Research 270: 238-245, December 2018 Notes:

Brown, L.A.: Integrating physiological tools and technology into CBT prevention and treatment outcome research. Invited panel presentation to occur at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT). November 2018.

Brown, L.A., Zang, Y., Benhamou, K.B., Yarvis, J.S., Peterson, A.L. & Foa, E.B. for the STRONG STAR Consortium: Mediators of suicidal ideation resolution in Prolonged Exposure therapy. Symposium to be presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT). November 2018.

Peterson, A.L., Foa, E.B., Blount, T.H., McLean, C.P., Shah, D.V., Young- McCaughan, S., Litz, B.T., Schobitzh, R.P., Castillo, D.T., Rentz, T.O., Yarvis, J.S., Dondanville, K.A., Fina, B.A., Hall-Clark, B.N., Brown, L.A., DeBeer, B.R., Jacoby, V., Hancock, A.K., Williamson, D.E., Evans, W.R., Synett, S., Straud, C., Hansen, H.R., Meyer, E.C., Javors, M.A., Sharrieff, A.M., Lara-Ruiza, J., Koch, L.M., Roache, J.D., Mintz, J., Keane, T.M., for the Consortium to Alleviate PTSD. : Intensive Prolonged Exposure Therapy for Combat-Related Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Design and Methodology of a Randomized Clinical Trial. Contemporary Clinical Trials 72: 126-136, Sep 2018 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.cct.2018.07.016. Epub 2018 Jul 25.

Brown, L.A., Clapp, J. D., Kemp, J.J., Yarvis, J.S., Dondanville, K.A., Litz, B.T., Mintz, J., Roache, J.D., Young-McCaughan, S., Peterson, A.L., & Foa, E.B., for the STRONG STAR Consortium : The Pattern of Symptom Change during Prolonged Exposure Therapy and Present-Centered Therapy for PTSD in Active Duty Military Personnel. Psychological Medicine Page: 1-10, Sep 17, 2018 Notes: doi: 10.1017/S0033291718002714. [Epub ahead of print]

Contractor, A., Brown, L.A., Banducci, A.N., Taylor, D., Armour, C. Shea, T.M.: Posttraumatic stress disorder and positive memories: Implications for clinical treatment. Journal of Anxiety Disorders 58: 23-32, August 2018.

Farris, S., Aston, E.R., Leyro, T., Brown, L.A., & Zvolensky, M.R.: Distress Intolerance and Smoking Topography in the Context of a Biological Challenge. Nicotine & Tobacco Research August 18, 2018 Notes: doi: 10.1093/ntr/nty167. [Epub ahead of print]

Brown, L.A., Niles, A., Peterson, A.L., Litz, B.T., Mintz, J.,Yarvis, J.S., Taylor,. D.J., Foa, E.B., for the STRONG STAR Consortium : Predictors and Moderators of Response to Prolonged Exposure and Present-Centered Therapy for PTSD. Symposium to be presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA. August 2018.

Brown, L.A., Davies, C.D., Gerlach, A., Cooper, R., Stevens, S., Craske, M.G.: Linguistic Processing and Script-Driven Imagery for Trauma Exposure: A Proof of Concept Pilot Trial. Journal of Anxiety Disorders 57: 16-23, June 2018.

Suzuki, N., Belli, G., Capaldi, S., Foa, E.B., Brown, L.A.: Reductions in suicidal ideation from trauma-focused and non-trauma-focused treatment in adolescents. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA). April 2018.

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Last updated: 11/02/2018
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