Megan E. Olden, Ph.D.


Difede, J, Olden, M, Cukor, J. Evidence-Based Treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Annual Review of Medicine. In Press.
Difede, J, Cukor, J, Wyka, K, Olden, M, Altemus, M, Lee, FS. Augmentation of Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy with a Novel Pharmaceutical Agent for the Treatment of Chronic PTSD. Neuropsychopharmacology. In Press.
Applebaum AJ, Kolva EA, Kulikowski JR, Jacobs JD, Derosa A, Lichtenthal WG, Olden M, Rosenfeld B, Breitbart W. Conceptualizing prognostic awareness in advanced cancer: A systematic review. J Health Psychol, 2013.

Breitbart, W., Poppito, S., Rosenfeld, B., Cassileth, B., Abbey, J., Olden, M., Vickers, A.J., Pessin, H., Kosinski-Timm , A., & Berg, A. (2012). A randomized comparison of Meaning-Centered Psychotherapy and massage therapy for patients with advanced cancer. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 30, 1304-9.

Cukor, J., Wyka, K., Mello, B., Olden, M., Jayasinghe, N., Roberts, J., Giosan, C., & Difede, J. (2011). The longitudinal course of PTSD and comorbid psychopathology among disaster workers deployed to the World Trade Center following the 9/11 attacks. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 24, 506-514.

Rosenfeld, B., Pessin, H., Lewis, C., Abbey, J., Olden, M., Sachs, E., Amakawa, L., Kolva, E., Brescia, R., Wein, S., & Breitbart, W. (2011). Assessing hopelessness in terminally ill cancer patients: Development of the Hopelessness Assessment in Illness Questionnaire. Psychological Assessment, 23, 325-336.

Olden, M., Cukor, J., Rizzo, A., & Difede, J. (2010). House calls revisited: Leveraging technology to overcome obstacles to veteran psychiatric care and improve treatment outcomes. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1208, 133-141.

Cukor, J., Olden, M., Lee, F., & Difede, J. (2010). Evidence-based treatments for PTSD, new directions, and special challenges. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1208, 82-89.

Breitbart, W., Rosenfeld, B., Gibson, C., Pessin, H., Poppito, S., Nelson, C., Tomarken, A., Timm, A., Berg, A., Jacobsen, C., Sorger, B., Abbey, J., & Olden, M. (2010). Meaning-Centered Group Psychotherapy for patients with advanced cancer: A pilot randomized controlled trial. Psychooncology, 19, 21-28.

Olden, M., Rosenfeld, B., Pessin, H. & Breitbart, W. (2009). Measuring depression at the end of life: Is the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale a valid instrument? Assessment, 16, 43-54.

Pessin, H., Olden, M., Jacobson, C., & Kosinski, A. (2005). Clinical assessment of depression in the terminally ill: a practical guide. Palliative and Supportive Care, 3, 319-324.

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