Milton Brown

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Milton Brown |
Adjunct Professor

mibrown@alliant.edu
Professional Interests
Personality disorders; suicidality and self-injury; shame and self-hatred; rejection sensitivity; cognitive-behavior therapy; exposure therapy; dialectical behavior therapy.
Bio

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Education
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2002
Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, University of Washington
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B.A. in Psychology, Stanford University
Publications
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2013

Brown, J.F., Brown, M.Z., DiBiasio, P. (2013). Treating Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities and Challenging Behaviors with Adapted Dialectical Behavior Therapy. Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities
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2012

McNally Keehn, R., Lincoln, A.J., Brown, M.Z., & Chavira, D.A. (2012). The Coping Cat Program for children with anxiety and autism spectrum disorder: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 43(1), 57-67. DOI 10.1007/s10803-012-1541-9
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2011

Reynard, A., Gevirtz, R., Brown, M., Boutelle, K., Berlow, R. (2011). Heart Rate Variability as a Marker of Self-Regulation. Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, 36(3), 209-215.
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2011

Rizvi, S.L., Brown, M., & Linehan, M.M., & Bohus, M. (2011). In R. Dearing & J.P. Tangney (Eds.), Shame in the Therapy Hour. American Psychological Association.
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2009

Chen, E., Brown, M., Harned, M., & Linehan, M. (2009). A comparison of borderline personality disorder with and without eating disorders. Psychiatry Research, 170, 86-90.
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2009

Brown, M.Z., Comtois, K., Murray, A., Linehan, M., & Chapman, A.L. (2009). Shame as a Prospective Predictor of Self-Inflicted Injury in Borderline Personality Disorder: A Multi-modal Analysis. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 47, 815-822.
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2009

Dimeff, L.A., Koerner, K., Woodcock, E.A., Beadnell, B., Brown, M.Z., Skutch, J.M., Paves, A.P., Bazinet, A., Harned, M.S. (2009). Which training method works best? A randomized controlled trial comparing three methods of training clinicians in dialectical behavior therapy skills. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 47(11), 921-930.
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2009

Swanson, K.S., Gevirtz, R., Brown, M., Spira, J., Guarneri, E., & Stoletniy, L. (2009). The effect of biofeedback on function in patients with heart failure. Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, 34(2), 71-91.
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2008

Linehan, M., McDavid, J., Brown, M., Sayrs, J., & Gallop, R.J. (2008). Olanzapine plus dialectical behavior therapy for irritable women meeting criteria for borderline personality disorder: A double blind, placebo-controlled pilot study. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 69, 999-1005.
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2007

Chen, E.Y., Brown, M.Z., Lo, T., & Linehan, M.M. (2007). Sexually transmitted disease rates and high-risk sexual behaviors in borderline personality disorder versus borderline personality disorder with substance use disorder. Journal of Nervous & Mental Disease, 195(2), 125-129.
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2007

Chapman, A.L., & Brown, M.Z. (2007). Cognitive behavioural theory of suicidal behaviour. In: A. Shrivastava (Ed.). International Handbook of Suicide Behaviour. Gaskell Publications
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2007

Brown, M.Z., & Chapman, A.L. (2007). Stopping self-harm once and for all: Relapse prevention in Dialectical Behavior Therapy. In G.A. Marlatt & K. Witkiewitz (Eds.), Therapist's Guide to Evidence-Based Relapse Prevention. Academic Press.
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2006

Brown, M. (2006). Linehan's theory of suicidal behavior: Theory, research, and dialectical behavior therapy. In: T. Ellis (Ed.), Cognition and Suicide: Theory, Research, and PracticeGuilford Press.
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2006

Linehan, M.M., Comtois, K.A., Brown, M.Z., Heard, H.L., & Wagner, A. (2006). Suicide Attempt Self-Injury Interview (SASII): Development, reliability, and validity of a scale to assess suicide attempts and intentional self-injury. Psychological Assessment, 18(3), 303-312.
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2006

Linehan, M., Comtois, K., Murray, A., Brown, M., Gallop, R., Heard, H., Korslund, K., Tutek, D., Reynolds, S., Lindenboim N. (2006). Two-year randomized controlled trial and follow-up of dialectical behavior therapy vs therapy by experts for suicidal behaviors and borderline personality disorder. Archives of General Psychiatry, 63(7), 757-766.
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2006

Chapman, A., Gratz, K., & Brown, M. (2006). Solving the Puzzle of Deliberate Self-Harm: The Experiential Avoidance Model. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 44, 371-394.
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2006

Rosen, G., Sawchuk, C., Atkins, D., Brown, M., Lees-Haley, P., & Price, J. (2006). Risk of false positives when identifying malingered profiles using the trauma symptom inventory. Journal of Personality Assessment, 86(3), 329-33.
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2002

Brown, M., Comtois, K.A., & Linehan, M. (2002). Reasons for suicide attempts and nonsuicidal self-injury in women with borderline personality disorder. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 111(1), 198-202.
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Brown, M. (2002). The impact of negative emotions on the efficacy of treatment for chronic parasuicide in borderline personality disorder. Doctoral Dissertation, University of Washington.
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2001

Ivanoff, A., Brown, M., & Linehan, M.M., (2001). Dialectical behavior therapy for for impulsive self-injurious behaviors. In D. Simeon, E. Hollander (Eds.), Self-Injurious Behaviors: Assessment and Treatment. American Psychiatric Press.
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2000

Jensen, M.P., Barber, J., Williams-Avery, R.M., Flores, L., & Brown, M. (2000). The effect of hypnotic suggestion on spinal cord injury pain. Journal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation, 14, 3-10.
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2000

Dimeff, L.A., Rizvi, S.L., Brown, M., & Linehan, M.M. (2000). Dialectical Behavior Therapy for substance abuse: A pilot application to methamphetamine-dependent women with borderline personality disorder. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 7, 457-468.
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Jocelyn McCullough. Relationships Among Emotions, Self-Harm, and Borderline Personality Characteristics
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Kelsey Paulson. Consequences of anger and shame reactions in adults sexually abused as children
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Errinn Bixby. Comparison of affect reduction following the cold pressor task for self-injurers and controls: An implicit and explicit study
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Cristian Stanciu. Investigating the proximal causes of non-suicidal self-inflicted injury (NSSI) using semantic priming
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Julia Nance. An exploration of heart rate variability biofeedback as an ancillary treatment for patients diagnosed with borderline personality disorder, an initial feasibility study
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Michael Izadi. Perfectionsim, Shame, and Non Suicidal Self Injury
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Sharareh Gandy. Understanding The Mechanisms Of Non-Suicidal Self-Inflicted Injury (Nssii) Among Adult Survivors Of Child Sexual Abuse
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