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Meghan McDevitt-Murphy Meghan McDevitt-Murphy

Assistant Professor
Clinical (Psychotherapy)
Psychology Building, Room 356
901.678.2891 (telephone)
901.678.2579 (fax)
curriculum vitae

Ph.D., Auburn University
M.A., Auburn University
B.A., Rutgers University

Research Interests
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
  • Substance Abuse
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Recent Publications
  • McDevitt-Murphy, M. E., Murphy, J. G., Monahan*, C. J., Flood, A. M., & Weathers, F. W. (2010). Unique patterns of substance misuse associated with PTSD, depression, and   social phobia.  Journal of Dual Diagnosis, 6, 94-110.
  • McDevitt-Murphy, M. E., Williams*, J. L., Bracken*, K. L., Fields*, J. A., Monahan*, C. J., & Murphy, J. G., (2010).  PTSD symptoms, hazardous drinking, and health functioning     among U.S.OEF/OIF veterans presenting to primary care.  Journal of Traumatic Stress, 23, 108-111.
  • McDevitt-Murphy, M. E. (2011). Development of a cognitive-behavioral therapy approach to address co-occurring PTSD and alcohol misuse in OEF/OIF veterans.  Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 42, 40-46.
  • McDevitt-Murphy, M. E., Neimeyer, R. A., Burke*, L. A., Williams*, J. L. & Lawson, K. (in press). Psychological Symptoms in a sample of African Americans bereaved by homicide. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy.
  • Monahan*, C.J, Bracken-Minor*, K. L., McCausland*, C., McDevitt-Murphy, M. E., & Murphy, J, G. (in press). Health related quality of life among heavy drinking college  students. American Journal of Health Behavior.
  • Williams*, J. L., Burke*, L. A., McDevitt-Murphy, M. E., & Neimeyer, R. A. (in press). Responses to Loss and Health Functioning among Homicidally Bereaved African  Americans. Journal of Loss and Trauma.
* denotes student author
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