Jean Crowell Beckham

Jean Crowell Beckham
Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
ALICE Program
Campus mail: 3625, Durham, NC 27710
Phone: (919) 684-2403

Interest in assessment and treatment of trauma, particularly as occurs for both women and men during military service; focus in treatment outcome of differential and collective contribution for psychopharmacological and behavioral interventions in PTSD populations; long term physical health effects of chronic posttraumatic stress disorder.

Education and Training

  • Florida State University, M.S. 1984
  • Florida State University, Ph.D. 1988

Selected Grants and Awards

Publications

Trust, health, and longevity.

Scores on the Rotter Interpersonal Trust Scale were evaluated as predictors of psychological well-being, functional health, and longevity in a sample of 100 men and women who were between 55 and 80 years old at baseline (mean age 66.8).

Trust, health, and longevity.

Scores on the Rotter Interpersonal Trust Scale were evaluated as predictors of psychological well-being, functional health, and longevity in a sample of 100 men and women who were between 55 and 80 years old at baseline (mean age 66.8).

Update on psychiatric genetics.

Genetic factors play a fundamental role in the genesis of many mental disorders. The identification of the underlying genetic variation will therefore transform parts of psychiatry toward a neuroscience-based discipline.

Update on psychiatric genetics.

Genetic factors play a fundamental role in the genesis of many mental disorders. The identification of the underlying genetic variation will therefore transform parts of psychiatry toward a neuroscience-based discipline.

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