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Moira Haller

TitleAssistant Clinical Professor
InstitutionUniversity of California San Diego
DepartmentPsychiatry
Address9500 Gilman Drive #0603
La Jolla CA 92093
Phone858-552-8585
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    Dr. Haller received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Arizona State University, and completed a predoctoral internship at the UCSD/VA Psychology Internship Training program. She also completed a postdoctoral fellowship in Addictions Treatment at UCSD/VA San Diego Healthcare System (VASDHS). Dr. Haller is currently an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry in the UCSD School of Medicine and a staff psychologist at VASDHS. She currently oversees PTSD services at the VA’s Substance Abuse Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program (SARRTP), which provides evidence-based PTSD treatment to veterans currently engaging in residential substance use disorder treatment. Dr. Haller’s research interests center on advancing the understanding and treatment of individuals with PTSD and substance use disorders.




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    Traumatic Stress, PTSD, and Problematic Alcohol and Drug Use: Mechanisms of Risk
    NIH/NIAAA F31AA020698Aug 17, 2011 - Aug 16, 2013
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Straus E, Norman SB, Haller M, Southwick SM, Hamblen JL, Pietrzak RH. Differences in protective factors among U.S. Veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder, alcohol use disorder, and their comorbidity: Results from the National Health and Resilience in Veterans Study. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2018 Oct 24; 194:6-12. PMID: 30390551.
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    2. Myers US, Haller M, Angkaw AC, Harik JM, Norman SB. Evidence-based psychotherapy completion and symptom improvement among returning combat veterans with PTSD. Psychol Trauma. 2018 Jul 23. PMID: 30035552.
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    3. Vujanovic AA, Farris SG, Bartlett BA, Lyons RC, Haller M, Colvonen PJ, Norman SB. Anxiety sensitivity in the association between posttraumatic stress and substance use disorders: A systematic review. Clin Psychol Rev. 2018 Jun; 62:37-55. PMID: 29778929.
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    4. Norman SB, Haller M, Hamblen JL, Southwick SM, Pietrzak RH. The burden of co-occurring alcohol use disorder and PTSD in U.S. Military veterans: Comorbidities, functioning, and suicidality. Psychol Addict Behav. 2018 Mar; 32(2):224-229. PMID: 29553778.
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    5. Colvonen PJ, Ellison J, Haller M, Norman SB. Examining Insomnia and PTSD Over Time in Veterans in Residential Treatment for Substance Use Disorders and PTSD. Behav Sleep Med. 2018 Jan 24; 1-12. PMID: 29364693.
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    6. Siegel EY, Haller M, Cui R, Trim RS, Tate SR, Norman SB. Examining changes in negative mood regulation expectancies, posttraumatic stress disorder, depression, and substance use following integrated cognitive-behavioral therapy. Subst Abus. 2017 Oct-Dec; 38(4):468-472. PMID: 28632462.
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    7. Haller M, Myers US, McKnight A, Angkaw AC, Norman SB. Predicting engagement in psychotherapy, pharmacotherapy, or both psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy among returning veterans seeking PTSD treatment. Psychol Serv. 2016 Nov; 13(4):341-348. PMID: 27428257.
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    8. Haller M, Colvonen PJ, Davis BC, Trim RS, Bogner R, Sevcik J, Norman SB. Examining Pretreatment Differences Between Veterans in Residential Versus Outpatient Treatment for Alcohol Use Disorder and Comorbid Combat-Related PTSD. J Dual Diagn. 2016 Jul-Dec; 12(3-4):282-289. PMID: 27808661.
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    9. Crocker LD, Haller M, Norman SB, Angkaw AC. Shame versus trauma-related guilt as mediators of the relationship between PTSD symptoms and aggression among returning veterans. Psychol Trauma. 2016 Jul; 8(4):520-7. PMID: 27348068.
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    10. Wang FL, Chassin L, Lee M, Haller M, King K. Roles of Response Inhibition and Gene-Environment Interplay in Pathways to Adolescents' Externalizing Problems. J Res Adolesc. 2017 Jun; 27(2):258-277. PMID: 28876522.
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    11. Cui R, Haller M, Skidmore JR, Goldsteinholm K, Norman S, Tate SR. Treatment Attendance Among Veterans With Depression, Substance Use Disorder, and Trauma. J Dual Diagn. 2016; 12(1):15-26. PMID: 26828770; PMCID: PMC4837955 [Available on 01/01/17].
    12. Haller M, Norman SB, Cummins K, Trim RS, Xu X, Cui R, Allard CB, Brown SA, Tate SR. Integrated Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Versus Cognitive Processing Therapy for Adults With Depression, Substance Use Disorder, and Trauma. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2016 Mar; 62:38-48. PMID: 26718130.
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    13. Haller M, Angkaw AC, Hendricks BA, Norman SB. Does Reintegration Stress Contribute to Suicidal Ideation Among Returning Veterans Seeking PTSD Treatment? Suicide Life Threat Behav. 2016 Apr; 46(2):160-71. PMID: 26235282.
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    14. Angkaw AC, Haller M, Pittman JO, Nunnink SE, Norman SB, Lemmer JA, McLay RN, Baker DG. Alcohol-Related Consequences Mediating PTSD Symptoms and Mental Health-Related Quality of Life in OEF/OIF Combat Veterans. Mil Med. 2015 Jun; 180(6):670-5. PMID: 26032382.
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    15. Norman SB, Haller M, Spadoni AD, Drummond SP, Risbrough V, Hamblen JL, Trim RS, Blanes EX. Maximizing the utility of a single site randomized controlled psychotherapy trial. Contemp Clin Trials. 2015 May; 42:244-51. PMID: 25933919.
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    16. Haller M, Wang FL, Bountress K, Chassin L. The Interactive Effects of Effort to Regulate Alcohol Use, Anxiety Disorders, and Affective Disorders on Long-Term Remission from Alcohol Dependence. Addict Res Theory. 2014 Oct; 22(5):371-379. PMID: 25342947.
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    17. Haller M, Chassin L. Risk pathways among traumatic stress, posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms, and alcohol and drug problems: a test of four hypotheses. Psychol Addict Behav. 2014 Sep; 28(3):841-51. PMID: 24933396; PMCID: PMC4165657.
    18. Bountress K, Haller MM, Chassin L. The Indirect Effects of Parent Psychopathology on Offspring Affective Disorder Through Difficulty During the Leaving Home Transition. Emerg Adulthood. 2013; 1(3):196-206. PMID: 28936372.
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    19. Haller M, Chassin L. A test of adolescent internalizing and externalizing symptoms as prospective predictors of type of trauma exposure and posttraumatic stress disorder. J Trauma Stress. 2012 Dec; 25(6):691-9. PMID: 23129251.
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    20. Handley ED, Chassin L, Haller MM, Bountress KE, Dandreaux D, Beltran I. Do executive and reactive disinhibition mediate the effects of familial substance use disorders on adolescent externalizing outcomes? J Abnorm Psychol. 2011 Aug; 120(3):528-42. PMID: 21668077; PMCID: PMC3166248.
    21. Haller M, Chassin L. The Unique Effects of Parental Alcohol and Affective Disorders, Parenting, and Parental Negative Affect on Adolescent Maladjustment. Merrill Palmer Q (Wayne State Univ Press). 2011 Jul; 57(3). PMID: 23761947.
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    22. Haller M, Handley E, Chassin L, Bountress K. Developmental cascades: linking adolescent substance use, affiliation with substance use promoting peers, and academic achievement to adult substance use disorders. Dev Psychopathol. 2010 Nov; 22(4):899-916. PMID: 20883589; PMCID: PMC2971659.
    23. Haller MM, Chassin L. The reciprocal influences of perceived risk for alcoholism and alcohol use over time: evidence for aversive transmission of parental alcoholism. J Stud Alcohol Drugs. 2010 Jul; 71(4):588-96. PMID: 20553668; PMCID: PMC2887927.