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Nicholas Holder

Title(s)Employee of Affiliated Org., Psychiatry
SchoolSchool of Medicine
ORCID ORCID Icon0000-0001-5440-3698 Additional info
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    Trinity University, San Antonio, TXBS05/2012Neuroscience, Psychology
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TXPhD08/2018Clinical Psychology
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TXInternship08/2018Clinical Psychology

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    Dr. Holder is a Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center (MIRECC) Advanced Research Postdoctoral Fellow at the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Health Care System. His research is focused on improving the quality and effectiveness of mental health treatment for Veterans with military-related posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Specific areas of interest include: (1) improving access to and retention in evidence-based psychotherapy for PTSD; (2) understanding variability in response to evidence-based psychotherapies for PTSD; (3) understanding the process of symptom change during evidence-based psychotherapies for PTSD; and (4) understanding and treating clinical complexity associated with PTSD.

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    1. Maguen S, Holder N, Li Y, Madden E, Neylan TC, Seal KH, Lujan C, Patterson OV, DuVall SL, Shiner B. Factors associated with PTSD symptom improvement among Iraq and Afghanistan veterans receiving evidenced-based psychotherapy. J Affect Disord. 2020 May 01; 273:1-7. PMID: 32421589.
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    2. Holliday R, Smith NB, Holder N, Gross GM, Monteith LL, Maguen S, Hoff RA, Harpaz-Rotem I. Comparing the effectiveness of VA residential PTSD treatment for veterans who do and do not report a history of MST: A national investigation. J Psychiatr Res. 2020 Mar; 122:42-47. PMID: 31923834.
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    3. Maguen S, Holder N, Madden E, Li Y, Seal KH, Neylan TC, Lujan C, Patterson OV, DuVall SL, Shiner B. Evidence-based psychotherapy trends among posttraumatic stress disorder patients in a national healthcare system, 2001-2014. Depress Anxiety. 2020 Apr; 37(4):356-364. PMID: 31850650.
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    4. Holliday R, Holder N, Wiblin J, Surís A. Validation of the Timberlawn Couple and Family Evaluation Scales-Self-Report in Veterans with PTSD. Fed Pract. 2019 Oct; 36(Suppl 6):S14-S21. PMID: 31772494.
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    5. Holder N, Shiner B, Li Y, Madden E, Neylan TC, Seal KH, Lujan C, Patterson OV, DuVall SL, Maguen S. Timing of evidence-based psychotherapy for posttraumatic stress disorder initiation among Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans in the Veterans Health Administration. Psychol Trauma. 2020 Mar; 12(3):260-271. PMID: 31343206.
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    6. Holliday R, Holder N, Olson-Madden JH, Monteith LL. Treating Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in the Presence of Acute Suicide Risk in Veterans and Active Duty Service Members: A Call for Research. J Nerv Ment Dis. 2019 07; 207(7):611-614. PMID: 31259796.
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    7. Holder N, Holliday R, Wiblin J, LePage JP, Surís A. Predictors of dropout from a randomized clinical trial of cognitive processing therapy for female veterans with military sexual trauma-related PTSD. Psychiatry Res. 2019 06; 276:87-93. PMID: 31030005.
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    8. Holder N, Holliday R, Wiblin J, Surís A. A Preliminary Examination of the Effect of Cognitive Processing Therapy on Sleep Disturbance Among Veterans with Military Sexual Trauma-Related Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Traumatology (Tallahass Fla). 2019 12; 25(4):316-323. PMID: 31275080.
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    9. Holder N, Holliday R, Wiblin J, Surís A. Patterns and temporal precedence of symptom change during cognitive processing therapy for military sexual trauma-related posttraumatic stress disorder. Behav Cogn Psychother. 2019 Sep; 47(5):541-547. PMID: 31230602.
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    10. Bordes-Edgar, V., Holder, N., Cox, D., Surís, A.Competence in psychology board certification: Unlike a good wine, it does not get better with age. Training and Education in Professional Psychology. 2019; 13(4):264-269.
    11. Holder N, Holliday R, Surís A. The effect of childhood sexual assault history on outpatient cognitive processing therapy for military sexual trauma-related posttraumatic stress disorder: A preliminary investigation. Stress Health. 2019 Feb; 35(1):98-103. PMID: 30259650.
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    12. Holliday R, Holder N, Monteith LL, Surís A. Decreases in Suicide Cognitions After Cognitive Processing Therapy Among Veterans With Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Due to Military Sexual Trauma: A Preliminary Examination. J Nerv Ment Dis. 2018 07; 206(7):575-578. PMID: 29905663.
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    13. Wiblin J, Holder N, Holliday R, Surís A. Predictors of Unbearability, Unlovability, and Unsolvability in Veterans With Military-Sexual-Trauma-Related Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. J Interpers Violence. 2018 May 01; 886260518777554. PMID: 29848187.
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    14. Holliday, R., Holder, N., & Surís, A.A Single-Arm Meta-Analysis of Cognitive Processing Therapy in Addressing Trauma-Related Negative Cognitions. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment, & Trauma. 2018; 27(10):1145-1153.
    15. Holliday R, Holder N, Surís A. Reductions in self-blame cognitions predict PTSD improvements with cognitive processing therapy for military sexual trauma-related PTSD. Psychiatry Res. 2018 05; 263:181-184. PMID: 29573657.
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    16. Williams, R. C., Holliday, R., Holder, N., Surís, A.Childhood Sexual Assault, Quality of Life, and Psychiatric Comorbidity in Veterans With Military and Civilian Sexual Trauma. Military Psychology. 2017; 29(4):307-315.
    17. Holder N, Holliday R, Williams R, Mullen K, Surís A. A preliminary examination of the role of psychotherapist fidelity on outcomes of cognitive processing therapy during an RCT for military sexual trauma-related PTSD. Cogn Behav Ther. 2018 Jan; 47(1):76-89. PMID: 28793834.
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    18. Holder N, Holliday R, Pai A, Surís A. Role of Borderline Personality Disorder in the Treatment of Military Sexual Trauma-related Posttraumatic Stress Disorder with Cognitive Processing Therapy. Behav Med. 2017 Jul-Sep; 43(3):184-190. PMID: 28767012.
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    19. Holliday RP, Holder ND, Williamson MLC, Surís A. Therapeutic response to Cognitive Processing Therapy in White and Black female veterans with military sexual trauma-related PTSD. Cogn Behav Ther. 2017 09; 46(5):432-446. PMID: 28485687.
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    20. Holder, N., Surís, A., Holliday, R., & North, C. S.Principles of Mental Health Intervention for Survivors of Major Disasters. Psychiatric Annals. 2017; 47(3):124-127.
    21. Williamson, M. L. C., Holliday, R., Holder, N., North, C. S., Surís, A.A Reexamination of Military Sexual Trauma and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Psychiatric Annals. 2017; 47(3):134-138.
    22. Borah, E.V., Holder, N., Chen, K.Providers' use of evidence-based treatments for posttraumatic stress disorder: The influence of training, attitudes, and barriers in military and private treatment settings. Best Practices in Mental Health. 2017; 13(1):34-36.
    23. Surís A, Holliday R, Adinoff B, Holder N, North CS. Facilitating Fear-Based Memory Extinction With Dexamethasone: A Randomized Controlled Trial in Male Veterans With Combat-Related PTSD. Psychiatry. 2017; 80(4):399-410. PMID: 29466111.
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    24. Surís A, Holder N, Holliday R, Clem M. Psychometric validation of the 16 Item Quick Inventory of Depressive Symptomatology Self-Report Version (QIDS-SR16) in military veterans with PTSD. J Affect Disord. 2016 Sep 15; 202:16-22. PMID: 27253212.
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    25. Surís A, Holder N, Holliday R, Morris EE, Surís A, Holder N, Holliday R, Morris EE. Lessons learned in a clinical trial for military sexual trauma-related posttraumatic stress disorder. J Rehabil Res Dev. 2016; 53(4):vii-x. PMID: 27533475.
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    26. Dybdal-Hargreaves NF, Holder ND, Ottoson PE, Sweeney MD, Williams T. Mephedrone: Public health risk, mechanisms of action, and behavioral effects. Eur J Pharmacol. 2013 Aug 15; 714(1-3):32-40. PMID: 23764466.
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    27. Phillips KA, Buzzell CA, Holder N, Sherwood CC. Why do capuchin monkeys urine wash? An experimental test of the sexual communication hypothesis using fMRI. Am J Primatol. 2011 Jun; 73(6):578-84. PMID: 21328423.
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