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Victoria E. Ameral PhD

TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionUMass Chan Medical School
DepartmentPsychiatry
AddressUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
55 Lake Ave North
Worcester MA 01605
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    InstitutionT.H. Chan School of Medicine
    DepartmentPsychiatry


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    University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA, United StatesBAPsychology
    Clark University, Worcester, MA, United StatesMAClinical Psychology
    Clark University, Worcester, MA, United StatesPHDClinical Psychology

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    1. Kelly MM, Reilly ED, Ameral V, Richter S, Fukuda S. A Randomized Pilot Study of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy to Improve Social Support for Veterans with PTSD. J Clin Med. 2022 Jun 17; 11(12). PMID: 35743552.
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    2. Ameral V, Hocking E, Leviyah X, Newberger NG, Timko C, Livingston N. Innovating for real-world care: A systematic review of interventions to improve post-detoxification outcomes for opioid use disorder. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2022 04 01; 233:109379. PMID: 35255353.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    3. Livingston N, Ameral V, Hocking E, Leviyah X, Timko C. Interventions to Improve Post-Detoxification Treatment Engagement and Alcohol Recovery: Systematic Review of Intervention Types and Effectiveness. Alcohol Alcohol. 2022 Jan 08; 57(1):136-150. PMID: 33791782.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    4. Shirk SD, Ameral V, Kraus SW, Houchins J, Kelly M, Pugh K, Reilly E, Desai N. Buprenorphine Naloxone and Extended Release Injectable Naltrexone for the Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder Among a Veteran Patient Sample: A Retrospective Chart Review. J Dual Diagn. 2021 Jul-Sep; 17(3):207-215. PMID: 34176448.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    5. Livingston NA, Simpson T, Lehavot K, Ameral V, Brief DJ, Enggasser J, Litwack S, Helmuth E, Roy M, Rosenbloom D, Keane TM. Differential alcohol treatment response by gender following use of VetChange. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2021 04 01; 221:108552. PMID: 33556659.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    6. Enggasser JL, Livingston NA, Ameral V, Brief DJ, Rubin A, Helmuth E, Roy M, Solhan M, Litwack S, Rosenbloom D, Keane TM. Public implementation of a web-based program for veterans with risky alcohol use and PTSD: A RE-AIM evaluation of VetChange. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2021 03; 122:108242. PMID: 33509419.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    7. Livingston NA, Ameral V, Banducci AN, Weisberg RB. Unprecedented need and recommendations for harnessing data to guide future policy and practice for opioid use disorder treatment following COVID-19. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2021 03; 122:108222. PMID: 33303255.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
    8. Ameral V, Palm Reed KM. Envisioning a future: Values clarification in early recovery from opioid use disorder. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2021 02; 121:108207. PMID: 33357601.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    9. Livingston NA, Mahoney CT, Ameral V, Brief D, Rubin A, Enggasser J, Litwack S, Helmuth E, Roy M, Solhan M, Rosenbloom D, Keane T. Changes in alcohol use, PTSD hyperarousal symptoms, and intervention dropout following veterans' use of VetChange. Addict Behav. 2020 08; 107:106401. PMID: 32272356.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    10. Ameral V, Yule A, McKowen J, Bergman BG, Nargiso J, Kelly JF. A Naturalistic Evaluation of a Group Intervention for Parents of Youth with Substance Use Disorders. Alcohol Treat Q. 2020; 38(3):379-394. PMID: 32863559.
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    11. Bishop LS, Ameral VE, Palm Reed KM. The Impact of Experiential Avoidance and Event Centrality in Trauma-Related Rumination and Posttraumatic Stress. Behav Modif. 2018 11; 42(6):815-837. PMID: 29241356.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    12. Palm Reed KM, Cameron AY, Ameral VE. A Contextual Behavior Science Framework for Understanding How Behavioral Flexibility Relates to Anxiety. Behav Modif. 2018 11; 42(6):914-931. PMID: 28905650.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    13. Ameral V, Palm Reed KM, Hines DA. An Analysis of Help-Seeking Patterns Among College Student Victims of Sexual Assault, Dating Violence, and Stalking. J Interpers Violence. 2020 11; 35(23-24):5311-5335. PMID: 29294836.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    14. Ollen EW, Ameral VE, Palm Reed K, Hines DA. Sexual minority college students' perceptions on dating violence and sexual assault. J Couns Psychol. 2017 Jan; 64(1):112-119. PMID: 27854441.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    15. Nyer M, Holt DJ, Pedrelli P, Fava M, Ameral V, Cassiello CF, Nock MK, Ross M, Hutchinson D, Farabaugh A. Factors that distinguish college students with depressive symptoms with and without suicidal thoughts. Ann Clin Psychiatry. 2013 Feb; 25(1):41-9. PMID: 23376869.
      Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    16. Mischoulon D, Brill CD, Ameral VE, Fava M, Yeung AS. A pilot study of acupuncture monotherapy in patients with major depressive disorder. J Affect Disord. 2012 Dec 10; 141(2-3):469-73. PMID: 22521855.
      Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    17. Tedeschini E, Levkovitz Y, Iovieno N, Ameral VE, Nelson JC, Papakostas GI. Efficacy of antidepressants for late-life depression: a meta-analysis and meta-regression of placebo-controlled randomized trials. J Clin Psychiatry. 2011 Dec; 72(12):1660-8. PMID: 22244025.
      Citations: 79     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    18. Bitran S, Farabaugh AH, Ameral VE, LaRocca RA, Clain AJ, Fava M, Mischoulon D. Do early changes in the HAM-D-17 anxiety/somatization factor items affect the treatment outcome among depressed outpatients? Comparison of two controlled trials of St John's wort (Hypericum perforatum) versus a SSRI. Int Clin Psychopharmacol. 2011 Jul; 26(4):206-12. PMID: 21278577.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    19. Iovieno N, Tedeschini E, Levkovitz Y, Ameral VE, Papakostas GI. Does the frequency of follow-up assessments affect clinical trial outcome? A meta-analysis and meta-regression of placebo-controlled randomized trials. Int J Neuropsychopharmacol. 2012 Apr; 15(3):289-96. PMID: 21557881.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    20. Iovieno N, Tedeschini E, Ameral VE, Rigatelli M, Papakostas GI. Antidepressants for major depressive disorder in patients with a co-morbid axis-III disorder: a meta-analysis of patient characteristics and placebo response rates in randomized controlled trials. Int Clin Psychopharmacol. 2011 Mar; 26(2):69-74. PMID: 20962663.
      Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    21. Yeung AS, Ameral VE, Chuzi SE, Fava M, Mischoulon D. A pilot study of acupuncture augmentation therapy in antidepressant partial and non-responders with major depressive disorder. J Affect Disord. 2011 Apr; 130(1-2):285-9. PMID: 20692042.
      Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
    22. Papakostas GI, Clain A, Ameral VE, Baer L, Brintz C, Smith WT, Londborg PD, Glaudin V, Painter JR, Fava M. Fluoxetine-clonazepam cotherapy for anxious depression: an exploratory, post-hoc analysis of a randomized, double blind study. Int Clin Psychopharmacol. 2010 Jan; 25(1):17-21. PMID: 19898245.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    23. Sanders LD, Ameral V, Sayles K. Event-related potentials index segmentation of nonsense sounds. Neuropsychologia. 2009 Mar; 47(4):1183-6. PMID: 19056408.
      Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:Humans
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