SCHT Lab


Publications

The following are research publications associated with the Social Context, Health, and Trauma Lab, and with Dr. Klest.

Academic Publications
  • [View] Freyd, J.J., Klest, B., & Allard, C.B. (2005) Betrayal trauma: Relationship to physical health, psychological distress, and a written disclosure intervention. Journal of Trauma & Dissociation, 6(3), 83-104.
  • [View] Klest, B. & Freyd, J.J. (2007) Global Ratings of Essays About Trauma: Development of the GREAT Code, and correlations with physical and mental health outcomes. Journal of Psychological Trauma, 6(1), 1-20.
  • [View] Klest, B., & Birrell, P.J. (2009) Book review: Principles of trauma therapy. Journal of Trauma & Dissociation, 10(1), 126-128.
  • [View] Kendall-Tackett, K.A., & Klest, B. (2009) Editorial: Causal mechanisms and multi-directional pathways between trauma, dissociation, and health, Journal of Trauma & Dissociation 10(2), 129-134.
  • Kendall-Tackett, K.A., & Klest, B. (Eds.). (2009) Trauma, dissociation, and health [Special Issue]. Journal of Trauma & Dissociation,10(2).
  • [View] Freyd, J.J., Klest, B., & DePrince, A.P. (2010). Avoiding awareness of betrayal: Comment on Lindblom and Gray (2009). Applied Cognitive Psychology, 24, 20-26.
  • [View] Allard, C.B., Nunnink, S., Gregory, A.M., Klest, B. & Platt, M. (2011). Military Sexual Trauma Research: A Proposed Agenda. Journal of Trauma & Dissociation, 12(3), 324-345.
  • [View] Klest, B. (2012). Childhood trauma, poverty, and adult victimization. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 4, 245-251.
  • [View] Klest, B., Freyd, J.J., Hampson, S.E., & Dubanoski, J.P. (2013). Trauma, socioeconomic resources, and self-rated health in an ethnically diverse adult cohort. Ethnicity and Health, 18, 97-113.
  • [View] Klest, B., Freyd, J.J., & Foynes, M.M. (2013). Trauma exposure and posttraumatic symptoms in Hawaii: Gender, ethnicity, and social context. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 5, 409-416.
  • [View] Mackelprang, J. L., Klest, B., Najmabadi, S. J., Valley-Gray, S., Gonzalez, E. A., & Cash, R. E. (2014). Betrayal trauma among homeless adults: Associations with revictimization, psychological wellbeing, and health. Journal of Interpersonal Violence
  • [View] Klest, B. & Philippon, O. (2015). Trust in the medical profession and patient attachment style. Psychology, Health & Medicine, DOI: 10.1080/13548506.2015.1120328.
  • [View] Klest, B., Tamaian, A., & Mutschler, C. (2016). Betrayal trauma, health care relationships, and health in patients with a chronic neurovascular condition. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment & Trauma. doi:10.1080/10926771.2015.1107175
  • [View] Tamaian, A., Klest, B., & Mutschler, C. (2016). Patient Dissatisfaction and Institutional Betrayal in the Canadian Medical System: A Qualitative Study. Journal of Trauma and Dissociation, 1-20. doi:10.1080/15299732.2016.1181134
  • [View] Klest, B., Mutschler, C., & Tamaian, A. (2016). Factors Affecting Surgery Decision Making in Patients with a Chronic Neurovascular Condition. Journal of Clinical Nursing. doi:10.1111/jocn.13192
  • [View] Hampson, S. E., Edmonds, G. W., Goldberg, L. R., Barckley, M., Klest, B., Dubanoski, J. P., & Hillier, T. A. (2016). Lifetime trauma, personality traits, and health: A pathway to midlife health status. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 8(4), 447-454. doi:10.1037/tra0000137
  • Edmonds, G. W., Hampson, S. E., Côté, H. C. F., Hill, P. L., & Klest, B. (in press). Childhood Personality, Betrayal Trauma, and Leukocyte Telomere Length in Adulthood: A Lifespan Perspective on Conscientiousness and Childhood Betrayal Traumas as Predictors of a Biomarker of Cellular Aging. European Journal of Personality.
  • [View] Tamaian, A., & Klest, B. (2017). Institutional betrayal in the Canadian medical system: Reliability and validity of a self-report questionnaire. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment & Trauma. doi:10.1080/10926771.2017.1294638
For General Audiences
  • [View] Klest, B. (2012). Betrayal Trauma, Poverty, and Homelessness: A Case Example. In Blind to Betrayal: Research News. Retrieved October 3, 2012, from https://sites.google.com/site/betrayalbook/betrayal-research-news/pov.
  • [View] Patient Experiences with Cavernous Malformation
Conference Presentations
  • [View] Mutschler, C. & Klest, B. (2014). Regina\'s Student Run Health Clinic: Evaluation of Patient Needs and Volunteer Experiences. Poster to be presented at the Canadian Psychological Association 75th Annual Convention, Vancouver, British Columbia, June 5
  • [View] Tamaian, A. & Klest, B. (2014). Rate of revictimization exacerbates both dissatisfaction and distrust with the police in survivors of intimate partner violence. Poster to be presented at the Canadian Psychological Association 75th Annual Convention
  • Klest, B. & Tamaian, A. (2014). Revictimization exacerbates police dissatisfaction/distrust in intimate partner violence survivors. Paper presented at the 122nd Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C., August 7-10, 2014.
  • [View] Klest, B. (2014). Lifetime Trauma Exposure, Healthcare Relationships, and Health . Poster presented at the ISTSS conference, Miami, Fl. November 6-8, 2014.
  • [View] Klest, B. & Tamaian, A. (2014). Medical misdiagnosis exacerbates posttraumatic symptoms. Poster presented at the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies Conference, Miami, Fl. November 6-8, 2014.
  • [View] Tamaian, A., & Klest, B. (2015). Patient experiences of institutional betrayal in the Canadian medical system. In B. Klest (Chair), Institutional betrayal and health. Symposium in the Annual American Psychological Association Convention, Toronto, ON,
  • Klest, B. (2015). Exposure to traumatic stress and healthcare experiences. In B. Klest (Chair), Institutional betrayal and health. Symposium in the Annual American Psychological Association Convention, Toronto, ON, August 6-9.
  • [View] Mutschler, C., & Klest, B. (2015). Factors affecting surgery decision making in patients with cerebral cavernous malformation. Poster presented at the Canadian Psychological Association 76th Annual Convention, Ottawa, ON, June 4-6.
  • [View] Kokokyi, S. & Klest, B. (2015). Disease symptoms, social support, and optimism predict depression in cavernous malformations. Poster presented at the American Psychological Association 123rd Annual Convention, Toronto, ON, August 6-9- 2015.
  • [View] Tamaian, A., & Klest, B. (2015). Institutional betrayal in the medical system predicts symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder in a sample of patients with chronic medical conditions. Poster presented to the Annual International Society for Traumatic Stress Conference, New Orleans, LA. Nov 4-7, 2015.
  • [View] Mutschler, C., Tamaian, A., & Klest, B. (2015). The effects of adverse childhood experiences and childhood trauma on adult healthcare relationships in a sample of patients with chronic medical conditions. Poster presented to the Annual International Society for Traumatic Stress Conference, New Orleans, LA. Nov 4-7, 2015
  • [View] Kokokyi, S. & Klest, B. (2015). Relationship between childhood trauma and trust in healthcare providers and systems. Poster presented at the ISTSS 31st Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, November 5-7, 2015.
  • [View] Kokokyi, S., Klest, B., & Reid, M. (2016). Health care experiences of trauma survivors in Canada. Poster presented at the American Psychological Association 124th Annual Convention, Denver, CO, August 4-7, 2016.
  • [View] Orr, E., Mutschler, C., Tamaian, A., & Klest, B. (2016). The role of doctor trust in the relationship between adverse childhood experiences and non-adherence to healthcare treatment. Poster presented at the 69th Annual Ontario Psychological Association Conference, Toronto, ON, Oct 20-22.
  • [View] Kokokyi, S., Klest, B., & Reid, M. (2016). Treating trauma survivors: Physicians’ perspectives. Poster to be presented at the International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies 32nd Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX, November 10-12, 2016.
  • Tamaian, A., & Klest, B. (2017). Ethnic discrimination and institutional betrayal on campus. Paper presented at the 88th Annual Pacific Sociological Association Meeting, Portland, OR, April 6-9.