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Meghan McDevitt-Murphy Meghan McDevitt-Murphy

Associate 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
  • Monahan*, C.J., McDevitt-Murphy, M.E., Dennhardt*, A.A., Skidmore*, J.R., Martens, M.P., & Murphy, J.G. (2013). The impact of PTSD symptoms on the efficacy of alcohol interventions for heavy drinking college students. Addictive Behaviors, 38, 1719-1725.

  • Klesges, R. C., Talcott, W., Ebbert, J. O, Murphy, J. G., McDevitt-Murphy, M. E., Thomas, F., Reese, G. J., & Nicholas, R. A. (2013). Effect of interventions to reduce alcohol-related incidents and underage drinking in the US military. Military Medicine, 178, 445-451  DOI: 10.7205/MILMED-D-12-00400

  • Bracken-Minor*, K. L. & McDevitt-Murphy, M. E. (2014). Differences in features of non-suicidal self-injury according to borderline personality disorder screening status. Archives of Suicide Research, 18, 88-103.  DOI: 10.1080/13811118.2013.809040

  • Avery*, M. L., & McDevitt-Murphy, M. E. (2014). The influence of combat exposure, unit cohesion, and postdeployment social support on posttraumatic stress disorder and alcohol consumption in veterans.Military Behavioral Health, 2, 217-223. Doi: 10.1080/21635781.2014.891433

  • McDevitt-Murphy, M. E., Murphy, J. G., Williams*, J. W., Monahan*, C. M., Bracken-Minor*, K. L. & Fields*, J. A. (2014). Randomized controlled trial of two brief alcohol interventions for OEF/OIF veterans. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 82, 562-568.

  • Possemato, K., McKenzie, S., McDevitt-Murphy, M. E., Williams*, J. L., & Ouimette, P. C. (2014).  The relationship between post-deployment factors and PTSD severity in recent combat veterans.  Military Psychology, 26, 15-22.

  • McDevitt-Murphy, M. E., Williams*, J. L., Murphy, J. G., Monahan*, C. M., & Bracken-Minor*, K. L. (in press). Brief Intervention to Reduce Hazardous Drinking and Enhance Coping among OEF/OIF/OND Veterans. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice.

  • McDevitt-Murphy, M. E., Fields*, J. A., Monahan*, C. M., & Bracken *, K. L. (in press) Drinking motives among heavy drinking veterans with and without posttraumatic stress disorder. Addiction Research and Theory.

  • Tripp*, J. C., & McDevitt-Murphy, M. E. (in press). Emotion Dysregulation Facets as Mediators of the Relationship between PTSD and Alcohol Misuse. Addictive Behaviors.

  • Tripp*, J. C., McDevitt-Murphy, M. E., Avery*, M. L., & Bracken*, K. L (in press). PTSD Symptoms, Emotion Dysregulation, and Alcohol-Related Consequences Among College Students with a Trauma History. Journal of Dual Diagnosis.

* denotes student author

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