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Thomas A. Mellman
Title Professor, Director
Faculty Rank Professor
Degree MD
Institution Howard University
Department Psychiatry
Clusters Other
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City Washington
State DC
Postal Code 20059
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  Thomas A. Mellman, MD, is Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the Center for Clinical and Translational Research and Stress/Sleep Studies Program at Howard University College of Medicine. He is the principal investigator representing Howard for the Georgetown Howard Universities Center for Clinical and Translational Science supported by a Clinical Translational Science Award from NIH. He received training at the NIMH Division of Intramural Research Programs and has previously held faculty appointments and achieved the rank of Professor at the University of Miami and Dartmouth. Dr. Mellman has had continuous funding as PI on federal research grants since 1991 including a VA Merit award, and R01, R21, and K24 awards from NIMH, NHLBI, NIMHHD, and the DOD. His primary research interest over the years has been the role of sleep in posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and the early aftermath of trauma. He recently completed an RO1 grant to investigate the relationship of PTSD to nocturnal blood pressure in young adult African Americans and R21 grants to investigate the role of sleep in processing traumatic memory, and sleep adaptations to stressful environments. His additional research interests with resulting publications include other aspects of the psychobiology and treatment of PTSD, evidence-based practices in psychopharmacology, and the role of stress in health disparities. He has a consistent track record of mentoring junior investigators and interdisciplinary collaboration. He recently finished service as a member of the NIH study section for Mechanisms of Emotion Stress and Health, was previously a member of NIMH IRGs for Violence and Traumatic Stress and Interventions, and has served on several review committees for the NIH Roadmap and Department of Defense research programs. Dr. Mellman was a member of the original ISTSS committee for developing treatment guidelines for PTSD, APA committee for text revision of the DSM-IV, and the Institute of Medicine Committee for review of the evidence regarding the treatment of PTSD.

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I was a recipient of a K24 midcareer award in patient oriented research for 10 years for which one of the explicit aims is mentoring. Since finishing my own research training I have had a role in mentoring the research activities of numerous post-doctoral and graduate trainees in medicine and psychology. I have sponsored 4 individuals on minority or diversity supplements to my RO1 grants. A number of my mentees now have faculty positions and are active in research. I have a leadership role in mentoring students, postgraduate trainees, and junior faculty since coming to Howard University 11 years ago. My own research program focusses on the effects of trauma and stress on sleep and how these disruptions impact physical health.


1. Kobayashi I, Huntley E, Lavela J, Mellman TA. Subjectively and objectively measured sleep with and without posttraumatic stress disorder and trauma exposure. Sleep. 2012 Jul 1;35(7):957-65. PMC3369231.
2. Cowdin, N., Kobayashi, I., Mellman, T.A. (2014). Theta frequency activity during rapid eye movement sleep (REM) is greater in people with resilience versus PTSD. Experimental Brain Research. 1-7. PMID: 24531640.
3. Brownlow, J.A., Hall Brown, T.S., Mellman, T.A. (2014). Relationships of Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms and Sleep Measures to Cognitive Performance in Young Adult African Americans. Journal of Traumatic Stress. 27:217-223. PMID: 24740871.
4. Kobayashi, I., Lavela, J., Mellman, T.A. (2014). Nocturnal Autonomic Balance and Sleep in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Resilience. Journal of Traumatic Stress 27, 6:712-716.
5. Alim, T.A., Feder, A., Graves, RE, Wang, Y, Weaver, J, Westphal, M, Alonso,A., Aigbogun, N.U., Smith, B.W., Doucette, J.T., Mellman, T.A., Lawson, MD, W.B., Charney, D.S., (2008) Trauma, Resilience and Recovery in a high-risk African American population. American Journal of Psychiatry 165(12): 1566-75. PMC2569763


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1. Mellman TA, Bell KA, Abu-Bader SH, Kobayashi I. Neighborhood Stress and Autonomic Nervous System Activity during Sleep. Sleep. 2018 Apr 04.
2. Raskind MA, Peskind ER, Chow B, Harris C, Davis-Karim A, Holmes HA, Hart KL, McFall M, Mellman TA, Reist C, Romesser J, Rosenheck R, Shih MC, Stein MB, Swift R, Gleason T, Lu Y, Huang GD. Trial of Prazosin for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Military Veterans. N Engl J Med. 2018 02 08; 378(6):507-517.
3. Bell KA, Kobayashi I, Chen Y, Mellman TA. Nocturnal autonomic nervous system activity and morning proinflammatory cytokines in young adult African Americans. J Sleep Res. 2017 08; 26(4):510-515.
4. Kobayashi I, Mellman TA, Altaee D, Howell MK, Lavela J. Sleep and Processing of Trauma Memories. J Trauma Stress. 2016 12; 29(6):568-571.
5. Anderson MR, Akeeb A, Lavela J, Chen Y, Mellman TA. Period 3 gene polymorphism and sleep adaptation to stressful urban environments. J Sleep Res. 2017 02; 26(1):115-118.
6. Chen Y, Li X, Kobayashi I, Tsao D, Mellman TA. Expression and methylation in posttraumatic stress disorder and resilience; evidence of a role for odorant receptors. Psychiatry Res. 2016 11 30; 245:36-44.
7. Whitesell PL, Owoyemi O, Oneal P, Nouraie M, Klings ES, Rock A, Mellman TA, Berihun T, Lavella J, Taylor RE, Perrine SP. Sleep-disordered breathing and nocturnal hypoxemia in young adults with sickle cell disease. Sleep Med. 2016 06; 22:47-49.
8. Kobayashi I, Lavela J, Bell K, Mellman TA. The impact of posttraumatic stress disorder versus resilience on nocturnal autonomic nervous system activity as functions of sleep stage and time of sleep. Physiol Behav. 2016 10 01; 164(Pt A):11-8.
9. Mellman TA, Brown TS, Kobayashi I, Abu-Bader SH, Lavela J, Altaee D, McLaughlin L, Randall OS. Blood Pressure Dipping and Urban Stressors in Young Adult African Americans. Ann Behav Med. 2015 Aug; 49(4):622-7.
10. Hall Brown TS, Akeeb A, Mellman TA. The Role of Trauma Type in the Risk for Insomnia. J Clin Sleep Med. 2015 Jul 15; 11(7):735-9.
11. Brudey C, Park J, Wiaderkiewicz J, Kobayashi I, Mellman TA, Marvar PJ. Autonomic and inflammatory consequences of posttraumatic stress disorder and the link to cardiovascular disease. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2015 Aug 15; 309(4):R315-21.
12. Taylor TR, Van Kirk K, Tapscott D, Bernard M, Llano J, Mellman TA. Possible Contribution of PTSD to Altered Cortisol Activity in Young Adult Obese African-American Women. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. 2015 Jun; 2(2):231-6.
13. Kobayashi I, Lavela J, Mellman TA. Nocturnal autonomic balance and sleep in PTSD and resilience. J Trauma Stress. 2014 Dec; 27(6):712-6.
14. Mellman TA, Kobayashi I, Lavela J, Wilson B, Hall Brown TS. A relationship between REM sleep measures and the duration of posttraumatic stress disorder in a young adult urban minority population. Sleep. 2014 Aug 01; 37(8):1321-6.
15. Brownlow JA, Brown TS, Mellman TA. Relationships of posttraumatic stress symptoms and sleep measures to cognitive performance in young-adult African Americans. J Trauma Stress. 2014 Apr; 27(2):217-23.
16. Patriquin MA, Mellman TA, Glaze DG, Alfano CA. Polysomnographic sleep characteristics of generally-anxious and healthy children assessed in the home environment. J Affect Disord. 2014 Jun; 161:79-83.
17. Cowdin N, Kobayashi I, Mellman TA. Theta frequency activity during rapid eye movement (REM) sleep is greater in people with resilience versus PTSD. Exp Brain Res. 2014 May; 232(5):1479-85.
18. Huntley ED, Hall Brown TS, Kobayashi I, Mellman TA. Validation of the Fear of Sleep Inventory (FOSI) in an urban young adult African American sample. J Trauma Stress. 2014 Feb; 27(1):103-7.
19. Ofili EO, Fair A, Norris K, Verbalis JG, Poland R, Bernard G, Stephens DS, Dubinett SM, Imperato-McGinley J, Dottin RP, Pulley J, West A, Brown A, Mellman TA. Models of interinstitutional partnerships between research intensive universities and minority serving institutions (MSI) across the Clinical Translational Science Award (CTSA) consortium. Clin Transl Sci. 2013 Dec; 6(6):435-43.
20. Hall Brown T, Mellman TA. The influence of PTSD, sleep fears, and neighborhood stress on insomnia and short sleep duration in urban, young adult, African Americans. Behav Sleep Med. 2014; 12(3):198-206.
21. Ashktorab H, Hassanzadeh Namin H, Taylor T, Williams C, Brim H, Mellman T, Shokrani B, Holt CL, Laiyemo AO, Nouraie M. Role of life events in the presence of colon polyps among African Americans. BMC Gastroenterol. 2013 Jun 12; 13:101.
22. Mellman TA. A laboratory model intervention that prevents a stress effect on sleep. Sleep. 2013 Apr 01; 36(4):455-6.
23. Tapscott D, Bernard MD, Mellman TA. Uncomplicated obesity in an African American population seeking medical weight loss. Ethn Dis. 2013; 23(4):441-4.
24. Kobayashi I, Cowdin N, Mellman TA. One's sex, sleep, and posttraumatic stress disorder. Biol Sex Differ. 2012 Dec 31; 3(1):29.
25. Alfano CA, Reynolds K, Scott N, Dahl RE, Mellman TA. Polysomnographic sleep patterns of non-depressed, non-medicated children with generalized anxiety disorder. J Affect Disord. 2013 May; 147(1-3):379-84.
26. Taylor TR, Huntley ED, Sween J, Makambi K, Mellman TA, Williams CD, Carter-Nolan P, Frederick W. An exploratory analysis of fear of recurrence among African-American breast cancer survivors. Int J Behav Med. 2012 Sep; 19(3):280-7.
27. Kobayashi I, Huntley E, Lavela J, Mellman TA. Subjectively and objectively measured sleep with and without posttraumatic stress disorder and trauma exposure. Sleep. 2012 Jul 01; 35(7):957-65.
28. Preparedness of the CTSA's structural and scientific assets to support the mission of the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS). Clin Transl Sci. 2012 Apr; 5(2):121-9.
29. Kobayashi I, Mellman TA. Gender differences in sleep during the aftermath of trauma and the development of posttraumatic stress disorder. Behav Sleep Med. 2012; 10(3):180-90.
30. Khoury A, Oyetunji TA, Bolorunduro O, Harbour L, Cornwell EE, Siram SM, Mellman T, Greene WR. Living on a prayer: religious affiliation and trauma outcomes. Am Surg. 2012 Jan; 78(1):66-8.
31. Brown TH, Mellman TA, Alfano CA, Weems CF. Sleep fears, sleep disturbance, and PTSD symptoms in minority youth exposed to Hurricane Katrina. J Trauma Stress. 2011 Oct; 24(5):575-80.
32. Graves RE, Freedy JR, Aigbogun NU, Lawson WB, Mellman TA, Alim TN. PTSD treatment of African American adults in primary care: the gap between current practice and evidence-based treatment guidelines. J Natl Med Assoc. 2011 Jul; 103(7):585-93.
33. Taylor TR, Huntley ED, Makambi K, Sween J, Adams-Campbell LL, Frederick W, Mellman TA. Understanding sleep disturbances in African-American breast cancer survivors: a pilot study. Psychooncology. 2012 Aug; 21(8):896-902.
34. Dallam DL, Mellman TA, Bhatnagar A, Nguyen S, Kurukumbi M. Trauma reenactments in aging Veterans with dementia. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2011 Apr; 59(4):766-8.
35. Greene WR, Oyetunji TA, Bowers U, Haider AH, Mellman TA, Cornwell EE, Siram SM, Chang DC. Insurance status is a potent predictor of outcomes in both blunt and penetrating trauma. Am J Surg. 2010 Apr; 199(4):554-7.
36. Mellman TA, Brown DD, Jenifer ES, Hipolito MM, Randall OS. Posttraumatic stress disorder and nocturnal blood pressure dipping in young adult African Americans. Psychosom Med. 2009 Jul; 71(6):627-30.
37. Mistler LA, Mellman TA, Drake RE. A pilot study testing a medication algorithm to reduce polypharmacy. Qual Saf Health Care. 2009 Feb; 18(1):55-8.
38. Mellman TA, Alim T, Brown DD, Gorodetsky E, Buzas B, Lawson WB, Goldman D, Charney DS. Serotonin polymorphisms and posttraumatic stress disorder in a trauma exposed African American population. Depress Anxiety. 2009; 26(11):993-7.
39. Mellman TA. A human model that suggests a role for sleep in the cognitive neuropsychology of PTSD and recovery. Sleep. 2009 Jan; 32(1):9-10.
40. Alim TN, Feder A, Graves RE, Wang Y, Weaver J, Westphal M, Alonso A, Aigbogun NU, Smith BW, Doucette JT, Mellman TA, Lawson WB, Charney DS. Trauma, resilience, and recovery in a high-risk African-American population. Am J Psychiatry. 2008 Dec; 165(12):1566-75.
41. Marshall PB, Mellman TA, Nguyen SX. Neuroleptic malignant syndrome with the addition of aripiprazole to olanzapine. Am J Psychiatry. 2008 Nov; 165(11):1488-9.
42. Smith PM, Brown D, Mellman TA. Sleep paralysis and sleep duration. J Natl Med Assoc. 2008 Oct; 100(10):1207-8.
43. Mellman TA. Sleep and post-traumatic stress disorder: a roadmap for clinicians and researchers. Sleep Med Rev. 2008 Jun; 12(3):165-7.
44. Mellman TA. In Psychiatric Clinics of North America. Sleep Med Clin. 2008 Jun 01; 3(2):261-268.
45. Mellman T, Lydiard RB. Posttraumatic stress disorder: characteristics and treatment. J Clin Psychiatry. 2008 Jan; 69(1):e2.
46. Mellman TA, Aigbogun N, Graves RE, Lawson WB, Alim TN. Sleep paralysis and trauma, psychiatric symptoms and disorders in an adult African American population attending primary medical care. Depress Anxiety. 2008; 25(5):435-40.
47. Mellman TA, Pigeon WR, Nowell PD, Nolan B. Relationships between REM sleep findings and PTSD symptoms during the early aftermath of trauma. J Trauma Stress. 2007 Oct; 20(5):893-901.
48. Taylor FB, Martin P, Thompson C, Williams J, Mellman TA, Gross C, Peskind ER, Raskind MA. Prazosin effects on objective sleep measures and clinical symptoms in civilian trauma posttraumatic stress disorder: a placebo-controlled study. Biol Psychiatry. 2008 Mar 15; 63(6):629-32.
49. Graves RE, Alim TN, Aigbogun N, Chrishon K, Mellman TA, Charney DS, Lawson WB. Diagnosing bipolar disorder in trauma exposed primary care patients. Bipolar Disord. 2007 Jun; 9(4):318-23.
50. Davidson JR, Brady K, Mellman TA, Stein MB, Pollack MH. The efficacy and tolerability of tiagabine in adult patients with post-traumatic stress disorder. J Clin Psychopharmacol. 2007 Feb; 27(1):85-8.
51. Mellman TA. Sleep and anxiety disorders. Psychiatr Clin North Am. 2006 Dec; 29(4):1047-58; abstract x.
52. Alim TN, Graves E, Mellman TA, Aigbogun N, Gray E, Lawson W, Charney DS. Trauma exposure, posttraumatic stress disorder and depression in an African-American primary care population. J Natl Med Assoc. 2006 Oct; 98(10):1630-6.
53. Mellman TA, Hipolito MM. Sleep disturbances in the aftermath of trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder. CNS Spectr. 2006 Aug; 11(8):611-5.
54. Woodward SH, Neylan TC, Mellman TA, Ross RJ. Distinguishing current from remitted posttraumatic stress disorder. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2006 Aug; 63(8):940-1; author reply 941-2.
55. Alim TN, Charney DS, Mellman TA. An overview of posttraumatic stress disorder in African Americans. J Clin Psychol. 2006 Jul; 62(7):801-13.
56. Perlman CA, Johnson SL, Mellman TA. The prospective impact of sleep duration on depression and mania. Bipolar Disord. 2006 Jun; 8(3):271-4.
57. David D, De Faria L, Mellman TA. Adjunctive risperidone treatment and sleep symptoms in combat veterans with chronic PTSD. Depress Anxiety. 2006; 23(8):489-91.
58. Taylor CB, Youngblood ME, Catellier D, Veith RC, Carney RM, Burg MM, Kaufmann PG, Shuster J, Mellman T, Blumenthal JA, Krishnan R, Jaffe AS. Effects of antidepressant medication on morbidity and mortality in depressed patients after myocardial infarction. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2005 Jul; 62(7):792-8.
59. DeViva JC, Zayfert C, Pigeon WR, Mellman TA. Treatment of residual insomnia after CBT for PTSD: case studies. J Trauma Stress. 2005 Apr; 18(2):155-9.
60. Esposito K, Mellman TA. Stress disorder after traumatic injury. Am J Psychiatry. 2005 Mar; 162(3):629-30; author reply 630-1.
61. David D, De Faria L, Lapeyra O, Mellman TA. Adjunctive risperidone treatment in combat veterans with chronic PTSD. J Clin Psychopharmacol. 2004 Oct; 24(5):556-9.
62. Mellman TA, Knorr BR, Pigeon WR, Leiter JC, Akay M. Heart rate variability during sleep and the early development of posttraumatic stress disorder. Biol Psychiatry. 2004 May 01; 55(9):953-6.
63. McRae AL, Brady KT, Mellman TA, Sonne SC, Killeen TK, Timmerman MA, Bayles-Dazet W. Comparison of nefazodone and sertraline for the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder. Depress Anxiety. 2004; 19(3):190-6.
64. DeViva JC, Zayfert C, Mellman TA. Factors associated with insomnia among civilians seeking treatment for PTSD: an exploratory study. Behav Sleep Med. 2004; 2(3):162-76.
65. David D, Woodward C, Esquenazi J, Mellman TA. Comparison of comorbid physical illnesses among veterans with PTSD and veterans with alcohol dependence. Psychiatr Serv. 2004 Jan; 55(1):82-5.
66. Mellman TA, Clark RE, Peacock WJ. Prescribing patterns for patients with posttraumatic stress disorder. Psychiatr Serv. 2003 Dec; 54(12):1618-21.
67. Mellman TA, Bustamante V, David D, Fins AI. Hypnotic medication in the aftermath of trauma. J Clin Psychiatry. 2002 Dec; 63(12):1183-4.
68. Mellman TA, Bustamante V, Fins AI, Pigeon WR, Nolan B. REM sleep and the early development of posttraumatic stress disorder. Am J Psychiatry. 2002 Oct; 159(10):1696-701.
69. Clark RE, Bartels SJ, Mellman TA, Peacock WJ. Recent trends in antipsychotic combination therapy of schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder: implications for state mental health policy. Schizophr Bull. 2002; 28(1):75-84.
70. Bustamante V, Mellman TA, David D, Fins AI. Cognitive functioning and the early development of PTSD. J Trauma Stress. 2001 Oct; 14(4):791-7.
71. Rothbaum BO, Mellman TA. Dreams and exposure therapy in PTSD. J Trauma Stress. 2001 Jul; 14(3):481-90.
72. Mellman TA, Miller AL, Weissman EM, Crismon ML, Essock SM, Marder SR. Evidence-based pharmacologic treatment for people with severe mental illness: a focus on guidelines and algorithms. Psychiatr Serv. 2001 May; 52(5):619-25.
73. Mellman TA, David D, Bustamante V, Fins AI, Esposito K. Predictors of post-traumatic stress disorder following severe injury. Depress Anxiety. 2001; 14(4):226-31.
74. Mellman TA, Kutcher GS, Santiago L, David D. Rehabilitative treatment for combat-related PTSD. Psychiatr Serv. 1999 Oct; 50(10):1363-4.
75. Pitman RK, Orr SP, Shalev AY, Metzger LJ, Mellman TA. Psychophysiological alterations in post-traumatic stress disorder. Semin Clin Neuropsychiatry. 1999 Oct; 4(4):234-41.
76. Esposito K, Benitez A, Barza L, Mellman T. Evaluation of dream content in combat-related PTSD. J Trauma Stress. 1999 Oct; 12(4):681-7.
77. Hidalgo R, Hertzberg MA, Mellman T, Petty F, Tucker P, Weisler R, Zisook S, Chen S, Churchill E, Davidson J. Nefazodone in post-traumatic stress disorder: results from six open-label trials. Int Clin Psychopharmacol. 1999 Mar; 14(2):61-8.
78. Mellman TA, David D, Barza L. Nefazodone treatment and dream reports in chronic PTSD. Depress Anxiety. 1999; 9(3):146-8.
79. David D, Kutcher GS, Jackson EI, Mellman TA. Psychotic symptoms in combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder. J Clin Psychiatry. 1999 Jan; 60(1):29-32.
80. Mellman TA, Byers PM, Augenstein JS. Pilot evaluation of hypnotic medication during acute traumatic stress response. J Trauma Stress. 1998 Jul; 11(3):563-9.
81. Mellman TA, Ramos J, David D, Williams L, Augenstein JS. Possible inhibition of family PTSD symptoms by alcohol intoxication. Depress Anxiety. 1998; 7(3):145.
82. Mellman TA. Psychobiology of sleep disturbances in posttraumatic stress disorder. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 1997 Jun 21; 821:142-9.
83. Davidson JR, Book SW, Colket JT, Tupler LA, Roth S, David D, Hertzberg M, Mellman T, Beckham JC, Smith RD, Davison RM, Katz R, Feldman ME. Assessment of a new self-rating scale for post-traumatic stress disorder. Psychol Med. 1997 Jan; 27(1):153-60.
84. Mellman TA, Nolan B, Hebding J, Kulick-Bell R, Dominguez R. A polysomnographic comparison of veterans with combat-related PTSD, depressed men, and non-ill controls. Sleep. 1997 Jan; 20(1):46-51.
85. David D, Mellman TA, Mendoza LM, Kulick-Bell R, Ironson G, Schneiderman N. Psychiatric morbidity following Hurricane Andrew. J Trauma Stress. 1996 Jul; 9(3):607-12.
86. Baker DG, Diamond BI, Gillette G, Hamner M, Katzelnick D, Keller T, Mellman TA, Pontius E, Rosenthal M, Tucker P, et al. A double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled, multi-center study of brofaromine in the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 1995 Dec; 122(4):386-9.
87. Mellman TA, David D, Kulick-Bell R, Hebding J, Nolan B. Sleep disturbance and its relationship to psychiatric morbidity after Hurricane Andrew. Am J Psychiatry. 1995 Nov; 152(11):1659-63.
88. Mellman TA, Kumar A, Kulick-Bell R, Kumar M, Nolan B. Nocturnal/daytime urine noradrenergic measures and sleep in combat-related PTSD. Biol Psychiatry. 1995 Aug 01; 38(3):174-9.
89. David D, Giron A, Mellman TA. Panic-phobic patients and developmental trauma. J Clin Psychiatry. 1995 Mar; 56(3):113-7.
90. Mellman TA, Kulick-Bell R, Ashlock LE, Nolan B. Sleep events among veterans with combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder. Am J Psychiatry. 1995 Jan; 152(1):110-5.
91. Mellman TA, Kumar AM. Platelet serotonin measures in posttraumatic stress disorder. Psychiatry Res. 1994 Jul; 53(1):99-101.
92. Chakko S, Fernandez A, Mellman TA, Milanes FJ, Kessler KM, Myerburg RJ. Cardiac manifestations of cocaine abuse: a cross-sectional study of asymptomatic men with a history of long-term abuse of "crack" cocaine. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1992 Nov 01; 20(5):1168-74.
93. Mellman TA, Randolph CA, Brawman-Mintzer O, Flores LP, Milanes FJ. Phenomenology and course of psychiatric disorders associated with combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder. Am J Psychiatry. 1992 Nov; 149(11):1568-74.
94. Llorente MD, Currier MB, Norman SE, Mellman TA. Night terrors in adults: phenomenology and relationship to psychopathology. J Clin Psychiatry. 1992 Nov; 53(11):392-4.
95. Mellman TA, Uhde TW. Patients with frequent sleep panic: clinical findings and response to medication treatment. J Clin Psychiatry. 1990 Dec; 51(12):513-6.
96. Nordahl TE, Semple WE, Gross M, Mellman TA, Stein MB, Goyer P, King AC, Uhde TW, Cohen RM. Cerebral glucose metabolic differences in patients with panic disorder. Neuropsychopharmacology. 1990 Aug; 3(4):261-72.
97. Mellman TA, Uhde TW. Sleep panic attacks: new clinical findings and theoretical implications. Am J Psychiatry. 1989 Sep; 146(9):1204-7.
98. Mellman TA, Uhde TW. Electroencephalographic sleep in panic disorder. A focus on sleep-related panic attacks. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 1989 Feb; 46(2):178-84.
99. Uhde TW, Stein MB, Vittone BJ, Siever LJ, Boulenger JP, Klein E, Mellman TA. Behavioral and physiologic effects of short-term and long-term administration of clonidine in panic disorder. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 1989 Feb; 46(2):170-7.
100. Mellman TA, Uhde TW. Obsessive-compulsive symptoms in panic disorder. Am J Psychiatry. 1987 Dec; 144(12):1573-6.
101. Mellman TA, Uhde TW. Withdrawal syndrome with gradual tapering of alprazolam. Am J Psychiatry. 1986 Nov; 143(11):1464-6.
102. Mellman TA, Davis GC. Combat-related flashbacks in posttraumatic stress disorder: phenomenology and similarity to panic attacks. J Clin Psychiatry. 1985 Sep; 46(9):379-82.

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