James Spira - University of Hawaii - Professor

James Spira

University of Hawaii

Professor

Honolulu, HI | United States

Main Specialties: Addiction Psychiatry, Epidemiology, Forensic Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry, Pain Medicine, Psychiatry, Public Health, Sleep Medicine

Additional Specialties: Behavioral Medicine

James Spira - University of Hawaii - Professor

James Spira

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Primary Affiliation: University of Hawaii - Honolulu, HI , United States

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30Publications

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PHIT for Duty, a Mobile Application for Stress Reduction, Sleep Improvement, and Alcohol Moderation.

Mil Med 2018 03;183(suppl_1):353-363

VA Pacific Islands Health Care System, 459 Patterson Rd, Honolulu, HI 96819.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/milmed/usx157DOI Listing
March 2018
10 Reads

A personal health information toolkit for health intervention research.

Stud Health Technol Inform 2014 ;199:35-9

National Center for PTSD, Veterans Health Affairs, Honolulu, HI, USA.

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January 2018
27 Reads

Improving assessment of race, ethnicity, and culture to further veteran PTSD research.

Psychol Trauma 2017 03 8;9(2):222-229. Epub 2016 Sep 8.

John A. Burns School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/tra0000181DOI Listing
March 2017
4 Reads

Heart rate variability: Pre-deployment predictor of post-deployment PTSD symptoms.

Biol Psychol 2016 12 20;121(Pt A):91-98. Epub 2016 Oct 20.

Office of the State Surgeon, Virginia Army National Guard, BLDG 1310, Ft. Pickett, Blackstone VA, 23824, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biopsycho.2016.10.008DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5335901PMC
December 2016
34 Reads
3.403 Impact Factor

Toward Preventing Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: Development and Testing of a Pilot Predeployment Stress Inoculation Training Program.

Mil Med 2016 09;181(9):1151-60

National Center for PTSD, Department of Veterans Affairs, Pacific Island Division and the Department of Psychiatry, John Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii,3375 Koapaka Street, I-560, Honolulu, HI 96819.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7205/MILMED-D-15-00192DOI Listing
September 2016
16 Reads

Effect of Symptom Over-Reporting on Heart Rate Variability in Veterans With Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.

J Trauma Dissociation 2015 26;16(5):551-62. Epub 2015 May 26.

a Health Services Research & Development , Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System , North Little Rock , Arkansas , USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15299732.2015.1021505DOI Listing
July 2016
8 Reads

The impact of multiple concussions on emotional distress, post-concussive symptoms, and neurocognitive functioning in active duty United States marines independent of combat exposure or emotional distress.

J Neurotrauma 2014 Nov 9;31(22):1823-34. Epub 2014 Oct 9.

1 National Center for PTSD, US Department of Veterans Affairs, Pacific Island Division, Honolulu, Hawaii, and Department of Psychiatry, John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii , Honolulu, Hawaii.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/neu.2014.3363DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4224036PMC
November 2014
9 Reads
3.714 Impact Factor

Effect of virtual reality PTSD treatment on mood and neurocognitive outcomes.

Cyberpsychol Behav Soc Netw 2014 Jul 17;17(7):439-46. Epub 2014 Mar 17.

1 Directorate for Mental Health, Naval Medical Center San Diego , San Diego, California.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/cyber.2013.0383DOI Listing
July 2014
106 Reads

Defense Automated Neurobehavioral Assessment (DANA)-psychometric properties of a new field-deployable neurocognitive assessment tool.

Mil Med 2013 Apr;178(4):365-71

AnthroTronix, 8737 Colesville Road, Suite L-203, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7205/MILMED-D-12-00438DOI Listing
April 2013
15 Reads

The effectiveness of VR exposure therapy for PTSD in returning warfighters.

Stud Health Technol Inform 2012 ;181:128-32

U.S. Army Pacific Regional Medical Command, Honolulu, HI, USA.

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January 2013
113 Reads

PHIT for duty, a mobile approach for psychological health intervention.

Stud Health Technol Inform 2012 ;181:268-72

RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA.

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January 2013
6 Reads

A randomized, controlled trial of virtual reality-graded exposure therapy for post-traumatic stress disorder in active duty service members with combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder.

Cyberpsychol Behav Soc Netw 2011 Apr 20;14(4):223-9. Epub 2011 Feb 20.

Department of Mental Health, Naval Medical Center San Diego, San Diego, California 92134, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/cyber.2011.0003DOI Listing
April 2011
38 Reads

Use of computerized neuropsychological testing to help determine fitness to return to combat operations when taking medication that can influence cognitive function.

Mil Med 2010 Dec;175(12):945-6

Naval Medical Center San Diego, Department of Mental Health, 34800 Bob Wilson Dr., San Diego, CA 92134, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7205/milmed-d-09-00237DOI Listing
December 2010
4 Reads

Lessons learned from 350 virtual-reality sessions with warriors diagnosed with combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder.

Cyberpsychol Behav Soc Netw 2010 Feb;13(1):3-11

Virtual Reality Medical Center, 6155 Cornerstone Court East, Suite 210, San Diego, CA 92121, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/cyber.2009.0396DOI Listing
February 2010
5 Reads

Use of a portable biofeedback device to improve insomnia in a combat zone, a case report.

Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback 2009 Dec 5;34(4):319-21. Epub 2009 Aug 5.

Department of Mental Health, Naval Medical Center San Diego, San Diego, CA 92134, USA.

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http://www.neurofeedbackclinic.ca/journals/Isomnia/insomnia0
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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s10484-009-9104-3
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10484-009-9104-3DOI Listing
December 2009
18 Reads

The effect of biofeedback on function in patients with heart failure.

Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback 2009 Jun 10;34(2):71-91. Epub 2009 Feb 10.

The Everett Clinic, Everett, WA 98201, USA.

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http://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007/s10484-009-9077
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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s10484-009-9077-2
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10484-009-9077-2DOI Listing
June 2009
14 Reads

Post-traumatic stress disorder and depression in health care providers returning from deployment to Iraq and Afghanistan.

Mil Med 2007 May;172(5):451-5

Department of Psychiatry, Naval Medical Center San Diego, San Diego, CA 92124, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7205/milmed.172.5.451DOI Listing
May 2007
3 Reads

Psychiatric symptoms and cognitive appraisal following the near sinking of a research submarine.

Mil Med 2005 Jan;170(1):44-7

Mental Health Services Department, Naval Medical Center, San Diego, CA 92134, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7205/milmed.170.1.44DOI Listing
January 2005
2 Reads

Informed consent for psychotherapy: a look at therapists' understanding, opinions, and practices.

Am J Psychother 2003 ;57(3):384-400

Clinical Investigation Department (KCA), Naval Medical Center San Diego, 34800 Bob Wilson Drive, Ste. 5, San Diego, CA 92134-1005, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1176/appi.psychotherapy.2003.57.3.384DOI Listing
December 2003
4 Reads

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Center for Mental Healthcare and Outcomes Research

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