Susan Roth

Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience

External address: 
216 Allen Bldg, Box 90003, Durham, NC 27708
Internal office address: 
Duke Box 90003, Durham, NC 27708-0003
Phone: 
(919) 684-1964
Email: 

Overview

Interests broadly include the process of coping with trauma, the development of post traumatic chronic psychological disorders and treatment interventions for chronic PTSD. Current research efforts are focused on documenting the coping process in sexual trauma survivors.

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., Northwestern University 1973

Krause, ED, and Roth, S. "Child Sexual Abuse History and Feminine Gender-Role Identity." Sex Roles 64.1 (2011): 32-42. Full Text

Kolk, BAVD, Roth, S, Pelcovitz, D, Sunday, S, and Spinazzola, J. "Disorders of extreme stress: The empirical foundation of a complex adaptation to trauma." Journal of Traumatic Stress 18.5 (2005): 389-399. Full Text

Roth, S, and Friedman, MJ. "Childhood trauma remembered: A report on the current scientific knowledge base and its applications." Journal of Child Sexual Abuse 7.1 (1998): 83-109. Full Text

Roth, S, Newman, E, Pelcovitz, D, van der Kolk, B, and Mandel, FS. "Complex PTSD in victims exposed to sexual and physical abuse: results from the DSM-IV Field Trial for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder." J Trauma Stress 10.4 (October 1997): 539-555.

Newman, E, Riggs, DS, and Roth, S. "Thematic resolution, PTSD, and complex PTSD: The relationship between meaning and trauma-related diagnoses." Journal of Traumatic Stress 10.2 (1997): 197-213. Full Text

Pelcovitz, D, vanderKolk, B, Roth, S, Mandel, F, Kaplan, S, and Resick, P. "Development of a criteria set and a structured interview for disorders of extreme stress (SIDES)." JOURNAL OF TRAUMATIC STRESS 10.1 (January 1997): 3-16. Full Text

Davidson, JR, Book, SW, Colket, JT, Tupler, LA, Roth, S, David, D, Hertzberg, M, Mellman, T, Beckham, JC, Smith, RD, Davison, RM, Katz, R, and Feldman, ME. "Assessment of a new self-rating scale for post-traumatic stress disorder." Psychol Med 27.1 (January 1997): 153-160.

Pelcovitz, D, van der Kolk, B, Roth, S, Mandel, F, Kaplan, S, and Resick, P. "Development of a criteria set and a structured interview for disorders of extreme stress (SIDES)." Journal of Traumatic Stress 10.1 (January 1997): 3-16. Full Text

Van Der Kolk, BA, Pelcovitz, D, Roth, S, Mandel, FS, McFarlane, A, and Herman, JL. "Dissociation, somatization, and affect dysregulation: The complexity of adaptation to trauma." American Journal of Psychiatry 153.7 (July 1, 1996): 83-93.

van der Kolk, BA, Pelcovitz, D, Roth, S, Mandel, FS, McFarlane, A, and Herman, J. "Dissociation, affect dysregulation and somatization: The complexity of adaptation to trauma." American Journal of Psychiatry 153 (1996): 83-93. (Academic Article)

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