Keck School Faculty

John Neale Briere, PhD
John Neale Briere, PhD
Professor of Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences
Psychiatry and The Behavioral Sciences
3625 Del Amo Boulevard Off Campus Torrance
John Briere, Ph.D., is a Professor of Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences at the Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, and Center Director of the USC Adolescent Trauma Training Center of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network. A past president of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS), he is recipient of the Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Science of Trauma Psychology from the American Psychological Association, the Robert S. Laufer Memorial Award for Scientific Achievement from ISTSS, Lifetime Achievement Award Association for Treatment and Training in the Attachment of Children, and the William N. Friedrich Lecturer: Outstanding Contribution to the Field of Child Psychology, from the Mayo Clinic. Since 2003 he has been designated a Highly Cited Researcher by the Institute for Scientific Information. He is currently on the board of directors of the USC Center for Trauma, Violence, and Injury Prevention.

The Disorganized Response Scale: Construct validity of a potential self-report measure of disorganized attachment Psychol Trauma. 2019 Jul; 11(5):486-494. . View in PubMed

Recent Suicidal Ideation and Behavior in the General Population: The Role of Depression, Posttraumatic Stress, and Reactive Avoidance J Nerv Ment Dis. 2019 May; 207(5):320-325. . View in PubMed

Intimate Partner Violence in Male Survivors of Child Maltreatment: A Meta-Analysis Trauma Violence Abuse. 2019 01; 20(1):99-113. . View in PubMed

Childhood maltreatment, attachment, and borderline personality-related symptoms: Gender-specific structural equation models Psychol Trauma. 2019 Jan; 11(1):90-98. . View in PubMed

Cumulative Childhood Trauma and Adult Sexual Satisfaction: Mediation by Affect Dysregulation and Sexual Anxiety in Men and Women J Sex Marital Ther. 2017 May 19; 43(4):377-396. . View in PubMed

Acute Stress Symptoms in Seriously Injured Patients: Precipitating Versus Cumulative Trauma and the Contribution of Peritraumatic Distress J Trauma Stress. 2017 08; 30(4):381-388. . View in PubMed

Disengaged parenting: Structural equation modeling with child abuse, insecure attachment, and adult symptomatology Child Abuse Negl. 2017 05; 67:260-270. . View in PubMed

Extradyadic Sexual Involvement and Sexual Compulsivity in Male and Female Sexual Abuse Survivors J Sex Res. 2016 May-Jun; 53(4-5):614-25. . View in PubMed

Adult Sexual Outcomes of Child Sexual Abuse Vary According to Relationship Status J Marital Fam Ther. 2016 Apr; 42(2):341-56. . View in PubMed

Recent Suicidality in the General Population: Multivariate Association With Childhood Maltreatment and Adult Victimization J Interpers Violence. 2016 11; 31(18):3063-3079. . View in PubMed

Compensatory self-injury: Posttraumatic stress, depression, and the role of dissociation Psychol Trauma. 2016 09; 8(5):618-25. . View in PubMed

Dissociative complexity: Antecedents and clinical correlates of a new construct Psychol Trauma. 2016 09; 8(5):577-84. . View in PubMed

Emotional and Sexual Correlates of Child Sexual Abuse as a Function of Self-Definition Status Child Maltreat. 2016 08; 21(3):228-38. . View in PubMed

Cumulative trauma and current posttraumatic stress disorder status in general population and inmate samples Psychol Trauma. 2016 07; 8(4):439-46. . View in PubMed

Complex Trauma in Adolescents and Adults: Effects and Treatment Psychiatr Clin North Am. 2015 Sep; 38(3):515-27. . View in PubMed

Dissociation in individuals denying trauma exposure: findings from two samples J Nerv Ment Dis. 2015 Jun; 203(6):439-42. . View in PubMed

Child Sexual Abuse, Sexual Anxiety, and Sexual Satisfaction: The Role of Self-Capacities J Child Sex Abus. 2015; 24(5):464-83. . View in PubMed

Cumulative trauma, hyperarousal, and suicidality in the general population: a path analysis J Trauma Dissociation. 2015; 16(2):153-69. . View in PubMed

Child sexual abuse and subsequent relational and personal functioning: the role of parental support Child Abuse Negl. 2014 Feb; 38(2):317-25. . View in PubMed

Cumulative trauma and symptom complexity in children: a path analysis Child Abuse Negl. 2013 Nov; 37(11):891-8. . View in PubMed

Traumatic stress, affect dysregulation, and dysfunctional avoidance: a structural equation model J Trauma Stress. 2010 Dec; 23(6):767-74. . View in PubMed

Evaluation of the Atypical Response scale of the Trauma Symptom Inventory-2 in detecting simulated posttraumatic stress disorder J Anxiety Disord. 2010 Jun; 24(5):447-51. . View in PubMed

Childhood maltreatment, intervening variables, and adult psychological difficulties in women: an overview Trauma Violence Abuse. 2009 Oct; 10(4):375-88. . View in PubMed

Multi-informant assessment of maltreated children: convergent and discriminant validity of the TSCC and TSCYC Child Abuse Negl. 2008 Jun; 32(6):621-5. . View in PubMed

In memoriam: William NFriedrich, 1951-2005. Child Maltreat. 2008 May; 13(2):221-2. . View in PubMed

Accumulated childhood trauma and symptom complexity J Trauma Stress. 2008 Apr; 21(2):223-6. . View in PubMed

Childhood abuse, nonadherence, and medical outcome in pediatric liver transplant recipients J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2007 Oct; 46(10):1280-1289. . View in PubMed

Assessment of trauma symptoms in eating-disordered populations Eat Disord. 2007 Jul-Sep; 15(4):347-58. . View in PubMed

Self-awareness, affect regulation, and relatedness: differential sequels of childhood versus adult victimization experiences J Nerv Ment Dis. 2007 Jun; 195(6):497-503. . View in PubMed

Dissociative symptoms and trauma exposure: specificity, affect dysregulation, and posttraumatic stress J Nerv Ment Dis. 2006 Feb; 194(2):78-82. . View in PubMed

Peritraumatic and persistent dissociation in the presumed etiology of PTSD Am J Psychiatry. 2005 Dec; 162(12):2295-301. . View in PubMed

Phenomenology and psychological assessment of complex posttraumatic states J Trauma Stress. 2005 Oct; 18(5):401-12. . View in PubMed

J Trauma Stress. 2005 Jun; 18(3):221-31. . View in PubMed

Violence against women: outcome complexity and implications for assessment and treatment J Interpers Violence. 2004 Nov; 19(11):1252-76. . View in PubMed

Adult sexual assault: prevalence, symptomatology, and sex differences in the general population J Trauma Stress. 2004 Jun; 17(3):203-11. . View in PubMed

Prevalence and psychological sequelae of self-reported childhood physical and sexual abuse in a general population sample of men and women Child Abuse Negl. 2003 Oct; 27(10):1205-22. . View in PubMed

The Inventory of Altered Self-Capacities (IASC): a standardized measure of identity, affect regulation, and relationship disturbance Assessment. 2002 Sep; 9(3):230-9. . View in PubMed

Functional ability in executive variant Alzheimer's disease and typical Alzheimer's disease Clin Neuropsychol. 2002 Aug; 16(3):331-40. . View in PubMed

Immediate and long-term impacts of child sexual abuse Future Child. 1994 Summer-Fall; 4(2):54-69. . View in PubMed

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