Publications - Kendall College of Arts and Sciences


*Bold names are TRAPT current and past students.

Book Chapters

Davis, J.L., & Balliett, N.E. (2013). Treating Nightmares. In L. Grossman and S. Walfish Translating research into practice: A desk reference for practicing mental health professionals. Springer Publishing.

Davis, J.L., Resnick, H.S., & Swopes, R.M. (2011). Psychoeducation to reduce distress and promote adaptive coping among adult women following sexual assault. In T. Bryant-Davis (Eds.). Surviving sexual violence: A guide to recovery and empowerment. Latham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

Davis, J.L., Rhudy, J.L., & Cranston, C.C. (2011). Commentary on physiological reactions to nightmare- related fear: Implications for sleep medicine. In T. Lee-Chiong’s Best of sleep medicine 2011: An annual collection of scientific literature. Charleston, SC: Createspace.

Davis, J.L., & Ensor, K.M. (2009). Assessment of Trauma, Nightmares, and Sleep. In J.L. Davis (Ed.). Treating post-trauma nightmares: A cognitive behavioral approach. New York: Springer Publishing Company.

Davis, J.L., Newman, E., & Ensor, K.M. [under contract]. Cognitive restructuring with traumatized adults (provisional title). In A. Rubin & D. Springer (Eds.) The clinician’s guide to evidenced-based practice. New York: John Wiley & Sons.

Peer-Reviewed Articles

Cogan, C. M., Scholl, J. A., Lee, J. Y., & Davis, J. L. (2021). Potentially traumatic events and the relationship between gender minority stress and suicide risk in a gender diverse sample. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 34(5), 977-984. doi:10.1002/jts.22728

Cogan, C. M., Scholl, J. A., Lee, J. Y., Cole, H. E., & Davis, J. L. (2021). Sexual violence and suicide risk in the transgender population: The mediating role of proximal stressors. Psychology and Sexuality, 12(1-2), 129-140.

McDermott, T. J., Lee, J. Y., Paquet, C. P., Huber, F. A., Sitz, A. L., Robertson, K., & Davis, J. L. (2021). Exposure, relaxation, and rescripting therapy could treat residual nightmares following PTSD treatment. Psychiatry Research, 295

Paquet, C., Cogan, C. M., & Davis, J. L. (2020). A quantitative text analysis approach to describing post-trauma nightmares in a treatment seeking population. Dreaming, 30(1), 54–67.

Cogan, C. M., Scholl, J. A., Cole, H. E., Davis, J. L. (2020). The moderating role of community resiliency on suicide risk in the transgender population. Journal of LGBT Issues in Counseling, 14(1), 2-17. doi: 10.1080/15538605.2020.1711291

Lee, J.Y., Micol, R.L., & Davis, J.L. (2019).  Intimate partner violence and psychological maladjustment: Examining the role of institutional betrayal among survivors.  Journal of Interpersonal Violence.

Youngren, W.A., Miller, K.E., & Davis, J.L. (2019).  An assessment of medical practitioners’ knowledge of, experience with, and treatment attitudes towards sleep disorders and nightmares.  Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings, 26, 166-172.

Miller, K.E., Micol, R.L., Davis, J.L., Cranston, C.C., & Pruiksma, K.E. (2019).Predictors of treatment non-initiation, dropout, and response for cognitive behavioral therapy for trauma nightmares. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 11, 122-126.

Morgenthaler, M. I., Auerbach, S., Casey, K. R., Kristo, D., Maganti, R., Ramar, K., Zak, R., & Kartje, R. (2018). Position paper for the treatment of nightmare disorder in adults: An American academy of sleep medicine position paper. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 14(6).

Miller, K.E., Davis, J.L., Rhudy, J.L. (2018). Pilot study: Brief posttrauma nightmare treatment for persons with bipolar disorder. Dreaming, 28(2), 150–161.

Pruiksma, K. E., Cranston, C.C., Rhudy, J. L. Micol, R.L., & Davis, J. L. (2018). Randomized controlled trial to dismantle Exposure, Relaxation, and Rescripting Therapy (ERRT) for trauma-related nightmares and sleep disturbances. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 10, 67-75.

Miller, K.E., Cranston, C.C., Simonet, D.V., Pruiksma, K.E., Davis, J.L. (2018). The impact of suspected sleep apnea on Exposure, Relaxation, and Rescripting Therapy (ERRT): A preliminary examination. Journal of Sleep Disorders and Medical Care, 1.

Cunningham, K. C., Davis, J. L., Wilson, S. M., & Resick, P. A. (2017). A relative weights comparison of trauma-related shame and guilt as predictors of DSM-5 PTSD symptom severity among U.S. veterans and military members. British Journal of Clinical Psychology. doi: 10.1111/bjc.12163

Cranston, C. C., Miller, K. E., Davis, J. L., & Rhudy, J. L. (2017). Preliminary validation of a brief measure of the frequency and severity of nightmares: The Trauma-Related Nightmare Survey. Journal of Trauma & Dissociation, 18. 88-99. doi: 10.1080/15299732.2016.1191578

Swopes, R. M., Davis J. L., & Scholl, J. A. (2017). Treating substance abuse and trauma in incarcerated women: An effectiveness study. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 32, 1143-1165. Doi: 10.1177/0886260515587668

Miller, K. E., Cranston, C. C., Davis, J. L., Newman, E., & Resnick, H. (2015). Psychological Outcomes After a Sexual Assault Video Intervention: A Randomized Trial. Journal of forensic nursing, 11(3), 129-136.

Miller, K. E., Jaffe, A. E., Davis, J. L., Pruiksma, K. E., & Rhudy, J. L. (2015). Relationship between self-reported physical health problems and sleep disturbances among trauma survivors: a brief report. Sleep Health

Balliett, N. E., Miller, K. E. (2015). Efficacy of a brief treatment for nightmares and sleep disturbances for veterans. Psychological trauma: theory, research, practice and policy. Advance online publication.

Jaffe, A.E., Simonet, D.V., Tett, R.P., *Swopes, R.M., & Davis, J. (2015). Multidimensional trait emotional intelligence and aggressive tendencies in male offenders of domestic violence. Journal of Family Violence, 30, 769-781.

Miller, K.E., Davis, J.L., & Balliett, N.E. (2014). Taking control: Examining the influence of locus of control on the treatment of nightmares and sleep impairment in Veterans. Military Behavioral Health, 2(4), 337-342.

Miller, K.E., Finn, J.A., & Newman, E. (2014). Are communities ready? Assessing providers’ practices, attitudes, and knowledge about military personnel. [Special issue]. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 45(6), 398-404.

Pruiksma, K.E., Taylor, D.J., Ruggero, C., Boals, A., Davis, J.L., Cranston, C.C., DeViva, J.C., & Zayfert, C. (2014). A Psychometric Study of the Fear of Sleep Inventory (FoSI). Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 10(5), 551-558.

Fernandez, S., Cromer, L. D., Borntrager, C., Swopes, R., Hanson, R. F., & Davis, J. L. (2013). A Case Series Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment (Exposure, Relaxation, and Rescripting Therapy) of Trauma-Related Nightmares Experienced by Children. Clinical Case Studies, 12(1), 39-59. [Request Reprint]

Swopes, R. M., Simonet, D. V., Jaffe, A. E., Tett, R. P., & Davis, J. L. (2013). Adverse Childhood Experiences, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms, and Emotional Intelligence in Partner Aggression. Violence and Victims, 28(3), 513-530.

Jaffe, A.E., Cranston, C.C., & Shadlow, J. (2012). Mothering in the context of intimate partner violence and childhood sexual abuse. Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, 21(6), 684-700.

Avant, E. M., Davis, J. L, Cranston, C. (2011). Posttraumatic stress symptom clusters, trauma history, and substance use among college students. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment, and Trauma, 20(5), 539-555.

Avant, E. M., Swopes, R. M., Davis, J. L., & Elhai, J. D. (2011). Psychological Abuse and Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms in College Students. Journal of interpersonal violence, 26(15), 3080-3097.

Cranston, C.C., Davis, J.L., Rhudy, J.L., & Favorite, T.K. (2011). Replication and expansion of Best practices guide for the treatment of nightmare disorder in adults. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 7(5), 549-553. [Request Reprint]

Davis, J. L., Pruiksma, K. E., Rhudy, J. L., & Byrd, P. (2011). A comparison of lifelong and posttrauma nightmares in a civilian trauma sample: Nightmare characteristics, psychopathology, and treatment outcome. Dreaming, 21(1), 70. [Request Reprint]

Davis, J. L., Rhudy, J. L., Pruiksma, K. E., Byrd, P., Williams, A. E., McCabe, K. M., & Bartley, E. J. (2011). Physiological predictors of response to exposure, relaxation, and rescripting therapy for chronic nightmares in a randomized clinical trial. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine: JCSM: Official Publication of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, 7(6), 622. [Request Reprint]

Long, M. E., Davis, J. L., Springer, J. R., Elhai, J. D., Rhudy, J. L., Teng, E. J., & Frueh, B. C. (2011). The role of cognitions in imagery rescripting for posttraumatic nightmares. Journal of clinical psychology, 67(10), 1008-1016. [Request Reprint]

Long, M.E., Hammons, M.E., Davis, J.L., Frueh, B.C., Khan, M.M., Elhai, J.D., Teng, E.J (2011). Imagery rescripting and exposure group treatment of posttraumatic nightmares in Veterans with PTSD. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 25, 531-535. [Request Reprint]

Langston, T. J., Davis, J. L., & Swopes, R. M. (2010). Idiopathic and posttrauma nightmares in a clinical sample of children and adolescents: Characteristics and related pathology. Journal of Child & Adolescent Trauma, 3, 344-356. [Request Reprint]

Rhudy, J.L., Davis, J.L., Williams, A.E., McCabe, K.M., Bartley, E.J., Byrd, P.M., &
Pruiksma, K.M. (2010). Cognitive-behavioral treatment reduces physiological-emotional reactions to nightmare imagery in trauma-exposed persons suffering from
chronic nightmares. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 66, 1-18. ***Selected as one of
the best publications in Sleep Medicine for 2011 [Request Reprint]

Borntrager, C., Davis, J.,Bernstein, A., & Gorman, H. (2009). A cross-national
perspective on bullying. Child Youth Care Forum, 38, 121-134.

Combs, D.R., Penn, D.L., Michael, C.O., Basso, M.R., Wiedeman, R.L., Siebenmorgen, M., Tiegreen, J.A. & Chapman, D. (2009). Perceptions of hostility by persons with and without persecutory delusions. Cognitive Neuropsychiatry, 14(1), 30-52.

Byrd, P.M., & Davis, J.L. (2009). Violent behavior in female inmates: Possible
predictors. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 24, 379-392

Falsetti, S.A., Resnick, H.S., & Davis, J.L. (2008). Multiple channel exposure therapy for women with ptsd and comorbid panic attacks. Cognitive Behavior Therapy, 37, 117-130.

Naifeh, J.A., North, T.C., Davis, J.L., Reyes, G., Logan, C.A., & Elhai, J.D. (2008).
Clinical profile differences between PTSD-diagnosed military veterans and crime
victims. Journal of Trauma and Dissociation, 9, 321-334.

Newman, E., & Davis, J.L. (2008). Acute interventions for trauma-related problems.
Journal of Traumatic Stress, 21, 501-502.

Rhudy, J.L., Davis, J.L., Williams, A.E., McCabe, K.M., & Byrd, P.M. (2008). Physiological-emotional reactivity to nightmare-related imagery in trauma-exposed persons with chronic nightmares. Behavioral Sleep Medicine, 6, 158-177. [Request Reprint]

Davis, J.L., Byrd, P., Rhudy, J.L., & Wright, D.C. (2007). Characteristics of chronic
nightmares in a trauma exposed clinical sample. Dreaming, 17, 187-198. [Request Reprint]

Davis, J.L., & Wright, D.C. (2007). Randomized clinical trial for treatment of chronic nightmares in trauma-exposed adults. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 20, 123-133. [Request Reprint]

Davis, J. L., Borntrager, C., Combs-Lane, A., Wright, D., Elhai, J. D., Falsetti, S. A., … & Davies, S. (2006). Comparison of racial groups on trauma and post-trauma functioning. Journal of Trauma Practice, 5(2), 21-36.

Davis, J. L., & Wright, D. C. (2006). Exposure, relaxation, and rescripting treatment for trauma-related nightmares. Journal of trauma & dissociation, 7(1), 5-18. [Request Reprint]

DeMaio, C.M., Davis, J.L., & Smith, D.W. (2006). Clinician’s practices and attitudes
regarding the use of clarification sessions in the treatment of incest victims and their
families. Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment, 18, 27-39.

Hallford, A., Borntrager, C.F., & Davis, J.L. (2006). Evaluation of a bullying prevention program. Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 21, 91-101.

Davis, J.L., Davies, S., Wright, D., Roitzsch, J., & Falsetti, S.A. (2005). Simultaneous treatment of substance abuse and posttraumatic stress disorder. Clinical Case Studies, 4,

Davis, J.L., & Wright, D.C. (2005). Case series utilizing Exposure, Relaxation, & Rescripting Therapy: Impact on nightmares, sleep quality, and psychological distress.
Behavioral Sleep Medicine, 3, 151-157. [Request Reprint]

Elhai, J. D., Gray, M. J., Naifeh, J. A., Butcher, J. J., Davis, J. L., Falsetti, S. A., & Best, C. L.(2005). Utility of the Trauma Symptom Inventory’s Atypical Response Scale in detecting malingered post-traumatic stress disorder. Assessment, 12, 210-219.

Falsetti, S.A., Resnick, H.S., & Davis, J.L. (2005). Multiple Channel Exposure Therapy: Combining cognitive behavioral therapies for the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder with panic attacks. Behavior Modification, 29, 70-94.

Other Lab Publications

Steward, J. M. & Davis, J. L. (2014). Book Review: Domestic violence and mental health, by L. Howard, G. Feder and R. Agnew-Davies: (2013) London, UK: RC Psych Publications. Psychology of Women Quarterly.

Miller, K. E., Newman, E., & Davis, J. L. (2014, March). Disseminating Cognitive Processing Therapy: Lessons Learned in the Community. Traumatic StressPoints, 28(2).

Miller, K. E., & Davis, J. L. (2013). Book review: Narrative exposure therapy: A short-term treatment for traumatic stress disorders. Journal of Trauma and Dissociation, 14, 592-594.

Swopes, R. M., & Davis, J. L. (2011). Review of The post-traumatic insomnia workbook: A step by-step program for overcoming sleep problems after trauma. Division 56’s Trauma Psychology Newsletter, 6(3), 19 – 20.

Cranston, C.C., & Davis, J.L. (2011). Review of Trauma services for women in substance abuse treatment: An integrated approach. Journal of Trauma and Dissociation, 12(4), 407-409.

Cranston, C.C., & Davis, J.L. (2010). Review of Expressive and creative arts methods for trauma survivors. Journal of Child and Adolescent Trauma, 3 (1), 73-78.

Byrd, P.M. & Davis, J.L. Violent behavior in female inmates: Possible predictors. Published in the Winter 2006 Oklahoma Psychological Association’s Newsletter.