Susan Roth

Susan Roth

Professor Emeritus 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, E. D., and S. Roth. “Child Sexual Abuse History and Feminine Gender-Role Identity.” Sex Roles, vol. 64, no. 1, Jan. 2011, pp. 32–42. Scopus, doi:10.1007/s11199-010-9855-6. Full Text

van der Kolk, Bessel A., et al. “Disorders of extreme stress: The empirical foundation of a complex adaptation to trauma..” Journal of Traumatic Stress, vol. 18, no. 5, Oct. 2005, pp. 389–99. Epmc, doi:10.1002/jts.20047. Full Text

Roth, S., and M. J. Friedman. “Childhood trauma remembered: A report on the current scientific knowledge base and its applications.” Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, vol. 7, no. 1, Aug. 1998, pp. 83–109. Scopus, doi:10.1300/J070v07n01_07. Full Text

Roth, S., et al. “Complex PTSD in victims exposed to sexual and physical abuse: results from the DSM-IV Field Trial for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder..” Journal of Traumatic Stress, vol. 10, no. 4, Oct. 1997, pp. 539–55. Epmc, doi:10.1023/a:1024837617768. Full Text

Newman, E., et al. “Thematic resolution, PTSD, and complex PTSD: The relationship between meaning and trauma-related diagnoses.” Journal of Traumatic Stress, vol. 10, no. 2, June 1997, pp. 197–213. Scopus, doi:10.1023/A:1024873911644. Full Text

Newman, E., et al. “Thematic resolution, PTSD, and complex PTSD: the relationship between meaning and trauma-related diagnoses..” Journal of Traumatic Stress, vol. 10, no. 2, Apr. 1997, pp. 197–213. Epmc, doi:10.1023/a:1024873911644. Full Text

Pelcovitz, D., et al. “Development of a criteria set and a structured interview for disorders of extreme stress (SIDES).” Journal of Traumatic Stress, vol. 10, no. 1, Mar. 1997, pp. 3–16. Scopus, doi:10.1023/A:1024800212070. Full Text

Davidson, J. R., et al. “Assessment of a new self-rating scale for post-traumatic stress disorder..” Psychol Med, vol. 27, no. 1, Jan. 1997, pp. 153–60. Pubmed, doi:10.1017/s0033291796004229. Full Text

Pelcovitz, D., et al. “Development of a criteria set and a structured interview for disorders of extreme stress (SIDES)..” Journal of Traumatic Stress, vol. 10, no. 1, Jan. 1997, pp. 3–16. Epmc, doi:10.1023/a:1024800212070. Full Text

van der Kolk, B. A., et al. “Dissociation, somatization, and affect dysregulation: the complexity of adaptation of trauma..” The American Journal of Psychiatry, vol. 153, no. 7 Suppl, July 1996, pp. 83–93. Epmc, doi:10.1176/ajp.153.7.83. Full Text

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