John A. Fairbank

John A. Fairbank

Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., Auburn University 1980


Scope, impact, assessment and treatment of traumatic stress reactions in children and adults; posttraumatic stress disorder; implementation science; mental health services research.

Sheerin, Christina M., et al. “The association of resilience on psychiatric, substance use, and physical health outcomes in combat trauma-exposed military service members and veterans.Eur J Psychotraumatol, vol. 10, no. 1, 2019, p. 1625700. Pubmed, doi:10.1080/20008198.2019.1625700. Full Text Open Access Copy

Steinberg, Alan M., et al. “Benefits of Treatment Completion Over Premature Termination: Findings from the National Child Traumatic Stress Network.Psychiatry, vol. 82, no. 2, 2019, pp. 113–27. Pubmed, doi:10.1080/00332747.2018.1560584. Full Text

Martindale, Sarah L., et al. “Behavioral and Health Outcomes Associated With Deployment and Nondeployment Acquisition of Traumatic Brain Injury in Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans.Arch Phys Med Rehabil, vol. 99, no. 12, Dec. 2018, pp. 2485–95. Pubmed, doi:10.1016/j.apmr.2018.04.029. Full Text

Fairbank, John A., et al. “Mental Health of Children of Deployed and Nondeployed US Military Service Members: The Millennium Cohort Family Study.J Dev Behav Pediatr, vol. 39, no. 9, Dec. 2018, pp. 683–92. Pubmed, doi:10.1097/DBP.0000000000000606. Full Text

Copeland, William E., et al. “Association of Childhood Trauma Exposure With Adult Psychiatric Disorders and Functional Outcomes.Jama Netw Open, vol. 1, no. 7, Nov. 2018, p. e184493. Pubmed, doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2018.4493. Full Text

Elbogen, Eric B., et al. “Psychosocial Risk Factors and Other Than Honorable Military Discharge: Providing Healthcare to Previously Ineligible Veterans.Mil Med, vol. 183, no. 9–10, Sept. 2018, pp. e532–38. Pubmed, doi:10.1093/milmed/usx128. Full Text

Steenkamp, Maria M., et al. “Prevalence of psychiatric morbidity in United States military spouses: The Millennium Cohort Family Study.Depression and Anxiety, vol. 35, no. 9, Sept. 2018, pp. 815–29. Epmc, doi:10.1002/da.22768. Full Text

Swanson, Jeffrey, et al. “Informing Federal Policy on Firearm Restrictions for Veterans with Fiduciaries: Risk Indicators in the Post-Deployment Mental Health Study.Adm Policy Ment Health, vol. 45, no. 4, July 2018, pp. 673–83. Pubmed, doi:10.1007/s10488-018-0881-y. Full Text

Wilson, Sarah M., et al. “The Association Between Alcohol Consumption, Lifetime Alcohol Use Disorder, and Psychiatric Distress Among Male and Female Veterans.J Stud Alcohol Drugs, vol. 79, no. 4, July 2018, pp. 591–600.

Elbogen, Eric B., et al. “Risk factors for concurrent suicidal ideation and violent impulses in military veterans.Psychol Assess, vol. 30, no. 4, Apr. 2018, pp. 425–35. Pubmed, doi:10.1037/pas0000490. Full Text