*co-first or co-senior authorship


2024 & IN PRESS

Seligowski AV, Harnett NG, Ellis RA, ...Jovanovic T. Probing the neurocardiac circuit in trauma and posttraumatic stress. Journal of Psychiatric Research. 2024.

Haering S, Seligowski AV, Linnstaedt SD, …Powers A. Sex-dependent differences in vulnerability to early risk factors for posttraumatic stress disorder: Results from the AURORA study. Psychological Medicine. 2024 May;22:1-11.

George G, Gorman K, Seligowski AV, Beckham E, Fan K, Björgvinsson T, Beard C. Post-traumatic stress symptoms as a predictor of treatment outcomes in a partial hospital program. Journal of Affective Disorders Reports. 2024 May.

Gharios C, van Leent MMT, Chang HL, Abohashem S, O’Connor D, Osborne MT, Tang CY, Kaufman AE, Robson PM, Ramachandran S, Calcagno C, Mani V, Trivieri MG, Seligowski AV,  Dekel S, Mulder WJM, Murrough JW, Shin LM, Tawakol A, Fayad ZA. Impaired cortico-limbic interactions associate with atherosclerosis across a spectrum of stress exposure. European Heart Journal. 2024 May;45:1753-1764.

Zureigat H, Osborne MT, Abohashem S, Mezue K, Gharios C, Grewal S, Cardeiro A, Naddaf N, Civieri G, Abbasi T, Radfar A, Aldosoky W, Seligowski AV, Wasfy MM, Guseh JS, Churchill TW, Rosovsky RP, Fayad Z, Rosenzweig A, Baggish A, Pitman RK, Choi KW, Smoller J, Shin LM, Tawakol A. Effect of Stress-Related Neural Pathways on the Cardiovascular Benefit of Physical Activity. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 2024 Apr;83:1543-1553.

Haering S, Seligowski AV, Linnstaedt SD, …Stevens JS. Disentangling sex differences in PTSD. Nature Mental Health. 2024 Apr;2:605-615.

*Seligowski AV, *Grewal SS, Abohashem S, Zureigat H, Qamar I, Aldosoky W, Gharios C, Hanlon E, Alani O, Bollepalli SC, Armoundas A, Fayad ZA, Shin LM, Osborne MT, Tawakol A. PTSD increases risk for major adverse cardiovascular events through neural and cardio-inflammatory pathways. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity. 2024 Mar;117:149-154.

Chen JJ, Jain J, Merker JB, Webber TK, Huffman JC, Seligowski AV. The impact of PTSD on associations between sex hormones and cardiovascular disease symptoms. European Journal of Psychotraumatology. 2024 Mar;15(1):2320993.

Osborne, MT, Seligowski AV. A sum greater than its parts: A composite psychological distress score associates with cardiovascular risk and improves risk assessment in coronary heart disease. Journal of the American College of Cardiology: Advances. 2024 Feb;3(2):100793.


Noble NC, Merker JB, Webber TK, Ressler KJ, Seligowski AV. PTSD and depression severity are associated with cardiovascular disease symptoms in trauma-exposed women. European Journal of Psychotraumatology. 2023 Jul;14(2):2234810. 

Harnett NG, Fani N, Carter S…Seligowski AV (11th of 52 authors)…Ressler KJ. Structural inequities contribute to racial/ethnic differences in neurophysiological tone, but not threat reactivity, after trauma exposure. Molecular Psychiatry. 2023 Jul;28(7):2975-2984. 

Kennedy E, Dennis EL, Lindsey HM...Seligowski A. (19th of 32 authors)…Tate DF. Harmonizing PTSD severity scales across instruments and sites. Neuropsychology. 2023 May;37(4):398-408. 

Seligowski AV, Tawakol AA. Neuro-immune connections in stroke: Deciphering how stress promotes cerebrovascular events. Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging. 2023 Jan;16:e015064.


*Seligowski AV, *Misganaw B, Duffy LA, Ressler KJ, Guffanti G. Leveraging large-scale genetics of PTSD and cardiovascular disease to demonstrate robust shared risk and improve risk prediction accuracy. American Journal of Psychiatry. 2022 Nov 1;179:814-823.

Seligowski AV, Fonkoue IT, Noble NC, Dixon HD, Gluck R, Kim YJ, Powers A, Pace TWW, Jovanovic T, Umpierrez G, Ressler KJ, Quyyumi AA, Michopoulos V, Gillespie CF. Vagal control moderates the association between endothelial function and PTSD symptoms in women with T2DM. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity: Health. 2022 Oct;26:100527.

Seligowski AV, Webber TK, Marvar PJ, Ressler KJ, Philip NP. Involvement of the brain-heart axis in the link between PTSD and cardiovascular disease. Depression and Anxiety. 2022 Oct;39:663-674. 

Tanriverdi BO, Gregory DF, Ely TD, Harnett NG, van Rooij SJH, Lebois LAM, Seligowski AV, …Murty VP. Hippocampal threat reactivity interacts with physiological arousal to predict PTSD symptomatology. Journal of Neuroscience. 2022 Jul 25;42:6593-6604.

Cosmo C, Seligowski AV, Aiken EM, vant Wout-Frank M, Philip NS. Heart rate variability features as predictors of intermittent theta-burst stimulation response in posttraumatic stress disorder. Neuromodulation. 2022 Jun;25:588-595.

Maihofer AX, Choi KW, Coleman JRI…Seligowski AV (137th of 181 authors)…Nievergelt CM. Enhancing discovery of genetic variants for PTSD through integration of quantitative phenotypes and trauma exposure information. Biological Psychiatry. 2022 Apr;91:626-636.  

Merker JB, Dixon D, Gluck R, Kim YJ, Powers A, Schwartz AC, Jovanovic T, Umpierrez G, Ressler KJ, Michopoulos V, Pace TWW, *Gillespie CF, *Seligowski AV. Heart rate variability and HbA1c predict plasma interleukin-6 response to psychosocial stress challenge in trauma-exposed women with Type 2 Diabetes. Brain Behavior & Immunity - Health. 2022 Feb;19:100400.

Seligowski AV, Ressler KJ. Sex differences in the co-occurrence of PTSD and cardiovascular disease. Psychiatric Annals. 2022 Jan;52(1): 26-30.


Seligowski AV, Steuber ER, Hinrichs R…Jovanovic T. A prospective examination of sex differences in posttraumatic autonomic functioning. Neurobiology of Stress. 2021 Aug; 15:100384.

Stein MB, Jain S, Simon NM, West JC, Marvar PJ, Bui E, He F, Benedek DM, Cassano P, Griffith JL, Howlett J, Malgaroli M, Melaragno A, Seligowski AV, Shu I, Song S, Szuhany K, Taylor CT, Ressler KJ. Randomized placebo-controlled trial of the angiotensin receptor antagonist losartan for posttraumatic stress disorder. Biological Psychiatry. 2021 Oct 1; 90:473-481.

Steuber ER, Seligowski AV, Roeckner AR…Stevens JS. Thalamic volume and fear extinction interact to predict acute posttraumatic stress severity. Journal of Psychiatric Research. 2021 Sep;141:325-332.

Hack LM, Nishitani S, Knight AK, Kilaru V, Maddox SA, Seligowski AV, Jovanovic T, Ressler KJ, Smith AK, Michopoulos V. Epigenetic prediction of 17β-estradiol and relationship to trauma-related outcomes in women. Comprehensive Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2021 May 1;6:100045.

Seligowski AV, Duffy LA, Merker JB, Michopoulos V, Gillespie CF, Marvar PJ, Stein MB, Ressler KJ. The renin-angiotensin system in PTSD: a replication and extension. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2021 Mar;46(4):750–755.

Seligowski AV, Reffi AN, Phillips KA, Orcutt HK, Auerbach RP, Pizzagalli DA, Ressler KJ. Neurophysiological responses to safety signals and the role of cardiac vagal control. Behavioural Brain Research. 2021 Jan 1;396:112914.


Seligowski AV, Merker JB, Swiercz AP, Park J, Marvar PJ, Ressler KJ, Jovanovic T. Examining the cardiovascular response to fear extinction in a trauma-exposed sample. Journal of Psychiatric Research. 2020 May;124:85–90.

Seligowski AV, Harnett NG, Merker JB, Ressler KJ. Nervous and endocrine system dysfunction in posttraumatic stress disorder: an overview and consideration of sex as a biological variable. Biological Psychiatry Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging. 2020 Apr;5(4):381–391.

Lind MJ, Brick LA, Gehrman PR…Seligowski AV (140th of 173 authors)…Zoellner LA. Molecular genetic overlap between posttraumatic stress disorder and sleep phenotypes. Sleep. 2020 Apr 15;43(4):zsz257.

*Seligowski AV, *Hurly J, Mellen E, Ressler KJ, Ramikie TS. Translational studies of estradiol and progesterone in fear and PTSD. European Journal of Psychotraumatology. 2020 Feb 18;11(1):1723857.

Dalvie S, Maihofer AX, Coleman JRI…Seligowski AV (51st of 66 authors)…Nievergelt CM. Genomic influences on self-reported childhood maltreatment. Translational Psychiatry. 2020 Jan 27;10(1):38.


Nievergelt CM, Maihofer AX, Klengel T…Seligowski AV (142nd of 179 authors)….Koenen KC. International meta-analysis of PTSD genome-wide association studies identifies sex- and ancestry-specific genetic risk loci. Nature Communications. 2019 Oct 8;10(1):4558.

Pinciotti CM, Seligowski AV. The influence of sexual assault resistance on reporting tendencies and law enforcement response: findings from the National Crime Victimization Survey. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. 2019 Oct 14;886260519877946.

Himmerich SJ, Seligowski AV, Orcutt HK. The impact of child abuse on relationships between resource loss and posttraumatic stress: A cross-lagged panel analysis. Journal of Trauma & Dissociation. 2019 Oct;20(5):619–633.

Seligowski AV, Lebois LAM, Hill SB, Kahhale I, Wolff JD, Jovanovic T, Winternitz SR, Kaufman ML, Ressler KJ. Autonomic responses to fear conditioning among women with PTSD and dissociation. Depression & Anxiety. 2019 Jul;36(7):625–634.

Lebois LAM, Seligowski AV, Wolff JD, Hill SB, Ressler KJ. Augmentation of extinction and inhibitory learning in anxiety and trauma-related disorders. Annual Review of Clinical Psychology. 2019 May 7;15(1):257–284.

Silverstein MW, Lee DJ, Seligowski AV, Worley C. Functional impairment: The role of posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms, negative mood regulation, and interpersonal problems. Traumatology. 2019 Mar;25(1):51–57.



Swiercz AP, Seligowski AV, Park J, Marvar PJ. Extinction of fear memory attenuates conditioned cardiovascular fear reactivity. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience. 2018 Nov 13;12:276.

Seligowski AV, Bondy E, Singleton P, Orcutt HK, Ressler KJ, Auerbach RP. Testing neurophysiological markers related to fear-potentiated startle. Psychiatry Research. 2018 Sept;267:195–200.


Orcutt HK, Hannan SM, Seligowski AV, Jovanovic T, Norrholm SD, Ressler KJ, McCanne T. Fear-potentiated startle and fear extinction in a sample of undergraduate women exposed to a campus mass shooting. Frontiers in Psychology. 2017;7:2031.

Pinciotti CM, Seligowski AV, Orcutt HK. Psychometric properties of the PACT Scale and relations with symptoms of PTSD. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy. 2017 May;9(3):362–369.



Miron LR, Seligowski AV, Boykin DM, Orcutt HK. The potential indirect effect of childhood abuse on posttrauma pathology through self-compassion and fear of self-compassion. Mindfulness. 2016 Jun 1;7(3):596–605.

Seligowski AV, Lee DJ, Miron LR, Orcutt HK, Jovanovic T, Norrholm SD. Prospective associations between emotion dysregulation and fear-potentiated startle: The moderating effect of respiratory sinus arrhythmia. Frontiers in Psychology. 2016 May 6;7:652.

Seligowski AV, Rogers AP, Orcutt HK. Relations among emotion regulation and DSM-5 symptom clusters of PTSD. Personality and Individual Differences. 2016 Apr;92:104–108.

Seligowski AV, Orcutt HK. Support for the 7-factor hybrid model of PTSD in a community sample. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy. 2016 Mar;8(2):218–221.

Pless Kaiser A, Seligowski AV, Spiro A III, Chopra M. Health status and treatment-seeking stigma in older adults with trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development. 2016;53(3):391–402.



Seligowski AV, Orcutt HK. Examining the structure of emotion regulation: A factoranalytic approach. Journal of Clinical Psychology. 2015 Oct;71(10):1004–1022.

Seligowski AV, Lee DJ, Bardeen JR, Orcutt HK. Emotion regulation and posttraumatic stress symptoms: a meta-analysis. Cognitive Behavior Therapy. 2015;44(2):87–102.

Reddy MK, Seligowski AV, Rabenhorst MM, Orcutt HK. Predictors of expressive writing content and posttraumatic stress following a mass shooting. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy. 2015 May;7(3):286–294.

Seligowski AV, Miron LR, Orcutt HK. Relations among self-compassion, PTSD symptoms, and psychological health in a trauma-exposed sample. Mindfulness. 2015;6(5):1033–1041.

2014 and earlier

Collins AE, Niles BL, Mori DL, Silberbogen AK, Seligowski AV. A telephone-based intervention to promote diabetes management in veterans with posttraumatic stress symptoms. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice. 2014 Feb;45(1):20–26.

Niles BL, Vujanovic AA, Silberbogen AK, Seligowski AV, Potter CM. Changes in mindfulness following a mindfulness telehealth intervention. Mindfulness. 2013 Dec;4(4):301–310.

Potter CM, Kaiser AP, King LA, King DW, Davison EH, Seligowski AV, Brady CB, Spiro A III. Distinguishing late-onset stress symptomatology from posttraumatic stress disorder in older combat veterans. Aging and Mental Health. 2013;17(2):173–179.

Seligowski AV, Pless Kaiser AP, Niles BL, Mori DL, King LA, King DW. Sleep quality as a potential mediator between psychological distress and diabetes quality of life in veterans with type 2 diabetes. Journal of Clinical Psychology. 2013 Oct;69(10):1121–1131.

Seligowski AV, Pless Kaiser A, King LA, King DW, Potter C, Spiro A III. Correlates of life satisfaction among aging veterans. Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being. 2012 Nov;4(3):261–275.

Lidz CW, Simon LJ, Seligowski AV, Myers S, Gardner W, Candilis PJ, Arnold R, Appelbaum PS. The participation of community members on medical institutional review boards. Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics. 2012 Feb;7(1):1–6.