Priscilla Dass-Brailsford – Academic Publications

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

Green, B. L., Dass-Brailsford, P., Hurtado de Mendoza, A., Mete, M., Lynch, S. M., DeHart, D. D.,& Belknap, J. (2016). Trauma Experiences and Mental Health Among Incarcerated Women. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research,Practice, and Policy. Advance online publication.

Green, B. L., Saunders, P. A., Power, E., Dass-Brailsford, P., Bhat Schelbert, K., Giller, E., Wissow, L., Hurtado de Mendoza, A., & Mete, M.  (2016). Trauma-Informed Medical Care: Patient Response to a Primary Care Provider Communication Training. Journal of Loss and Trauma, 21:2, 147-159, DOI: 10.1080/15325024.2015.1084854.

Green, B. L., Saunders, P.A., Power, E., Dass-Brailsford, P., Bhat Schelbert, K., Giller, E., Wissow, L. Hurtado-de-Mendoza, A. Mete, M. (2015). Trauma-Informed Medical Care: A CME Communication Training for Primary Care Providers. Family Medicine, 47 (1), 7-13.

Dass-Brailsford, P.; Thomley Hage, R. S. (2015). Using Walk In Counseling Services after Hurricane Katrina. Accepted for publication. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment and Trauma, 24 (4), 419-432. DOI: 10.1080/10926771.2015.1022287

Dass-Brailsford, P.; Thomley Hage, R. S., Talisman, N. W. Unverferth, K. (2014). Psychological Effects of the 2010 Haitian Earthquake on Children: An Exploratory Study. Journal of Traumatology, 21(1), 14-21.

Dass-Brailsford, P.; Eckman, A.K. & Kwasnik, D.L. (2014).  The Complexity of Womens Lives: Decision-making about Maternal HIV Disclosure. Current Psychology, Printed on-line first. DOI 10.1007/s12144-014-9229-2

Kaptenovic, S., Dass-Brailsford, P. & Talisman, N.  (2014).  Mental Health of HIV-Seropositive Women during Pregnancy and Postpartum period: A Comprehensive Literature Review. Aids and Behavior. On-line ahead of publication.

Lynch, S., DeHart, D., Belknap, J., Green, B., Dass-Brailsford, P.; Johnson, K. Whalley, E. (2014). A multi-site study of the prevalence of serious mental illness, PTSD, and substance use disorders in women in jail. Psychiatric Service, 65(5), 670-674.

DeHart, D., Lynch, S., Belknap, J., Dass-Brailsford, P., & Green, B. (2014). Life-history models of female offending: The role of serious mental illness and trauma in womens pathways to jail. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 38(1), 138-151. DOI 10.1177/0361684313494357.

Plankey, M., Bacchetti, P., Jin, C., Dass-Brailsford, P., Gustafson, D., Cohen, M.,Karim, R. & Tien, P.C. (2013).  The Association of Self-perception of Body Fat Changes and Quality of Life in the Women’s Interagency HIV Study. AIDS Care,

Dass-Brailsford, P. & Thomley, R.  (2012). An Investigation of Secondary Trauma Among Mental Health Volunteers after Hurricane Katrina.  Journal of Systemic Therapies, 13(3), 34-49.   

Wallace, B. C., Conner, L. C. & Dass-Brailsford, P. (2012).  Integrated Trauma Treatment in Correctional Health Care and Community-Based Treatment upon Reentry. Journal of Correctional Health Care. DOI: 10.1177/1078345811413091;[published electronically ahead of print, September 22, 2011]

Dass-Brailsford, P. (2012).  Culturally sensitive therapy with low-income ethnic minority clients: An empowering intervention. Journal of Contemporary Psychology, 42 (1), 37-44. DOI: 10.1007/s10879-011-9190-4

Dass-Brailsford, P. & Serrano, A. (2011). The transformative effects of international education at a South African HIV/AIDS clinic. Journal of Transformative Education, 8 (4), 269-285.

Dass-Brailsford, P. Thomley, R. & Alejandra Hurtado de Mendoza  (2011).  Paying it forward: Volunteering after Hurricane Katrina. Journal of Traumatology, 17(1), 29-40. DOI 10.1177/1534765610395619

Dass-Brailsford, P. & Myrick, A. C. (2010). Psychological Trauma & Substance Abuse: The need for an integrated approach. Trauma, Violence & Abuse, 11:202-213.

Llera, D, Saleem, R., Roffman, E., Dass-Brailsford, P. (2010).  Teaching to transform: Multicultural competence and classroom practice. Asian Journal of Counselling, 16 (1), 51-66.

Gere,S. H., Dass-Brailsford, P., Hoshmand, L. T. (2010). Issues in integrating a trauma curriculum into a graduate counseling program. Asian Journal of Counselling, 16(1), 67- 88. 

Dass-Brailsford, P. (2008).  After the storm:  Recognition, recovery & reconstruction. Journal of Professional Psychology:  Research & Practice, 39(1), 24-30.

Dass-Brailsford, P. (2007).  Racial identity change among White graduate students. Journal of Transformative Education, 5(1). 59-78. 

Dass-Brailsford, P. (2005). An exploration in resiliency:  Academic achievement among disadvantaged Black youth in South Africa. South African Journal of Psychology, 35(3), 571-594.

Dass-Brailsford, P.  (2003). A golden opportunity in supervision: Talking about counter transference.  Journal of Psychological Practice, 8(1), 56-64. 

Dass-Brailsford. P. (2001).  Thoughts on poverty and inequality –Resolving to tame. The Journal of Poverty, Vol. 5 (1), 113-115. 


Dass-Brailsford, P. (Ed.) (2009).
Crisis and Disaster Counseling: Lessons learned from Hurricane Katrina and Other Disasters.
Thousand Oaks, CA.  Sage Publications.

Dass-Brailsford, P. (2007).
A Practical Approach to Trauma: Empowering Interventions.
Thousand Oaks, CA.
Sage Publications.

Book Chapters

Dass-Brailsford, P. (2015). Psychotherapy with people living with HIV. Psychologists’ Desk Reference (ΨDR3). Oxford University Press.

Dass-Brailsford, P. (2014). In M. Brennan (Ed) (2014) The A-Z of Death and Dying: Social, Medical and Cultural Aspects. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-Clio.

Akhurst, J.A., Leach, M.M., Dass-Brailsford, P. (2009). South Africans’ attitudes to peace and state rights to violence. In K. Malley-Morrison (Ed.). International perspectives on peace, war, and other forms of governmental aggression (pp.111-133). Westport, CT:  Praeger Security International.

Dass-Brailsford, P. (2008). Culture-bound syndromes. In G. Reyes, J. D. Elhai, J. D. Ford (Eds.). The Encyclopedia of Psychological Trauma. New York: John Wiley and Sons.

Dass-Brailsford, P. (2009). Daughters of the canefields. In D. Llera (Ed.) Women remaking homes. CA: Volcano Press.

Dass-Brailsford, P.; Siankam, B. (2008). Funding opportunities. In Hasan, N.T., Fouad, N.A., Williams-Nickelson, C. (Eds.). Studying Psychology in the United States: Expert Guidance for International Students. Washington, DC: APA Press.

Dass-Brailsford, P. (2003). Child abuse and neglect. In L.S. Slater, J. H. Daniels A. E. Banks (Eds.). The complete guide to mental health for women, pp. 164-172. Boston, MA: Beacon Press.

Newsletters & Miscellaneous

Dass-Brailsford, P. & Thomley, R. (2009). River of Hope: A haven of help in storm devastated Ninth Ward. Trauma Psychology Newsletter; 4 (3), 11-13.

Dass-Brailsford, P. (2007). Saturday night in South Africa. Common Thought, 18(1) 5.

Dass-Brailsford, P. (2006). Katrina revisited. Communique, Special Section, XI-XIV, August Edition, Office of Ethnic Minority Affairs: APA, Washington, DC.

Dass-Brailsford, P. (2006). Ignore the dead we want the living: Lessons learned from Hurricane Katrina. Communique, March Edition, Office of Ethnic Minority Affairs: APA, Washington, DC.

Dass-Brailsford, P. (2004). The status of psychology in South Africa: Ten years post-apartheid. Communique, March Edition. Office of Ethnic Minority Affairs: APA, Washington, DC.