Ian Stanley, PhD
Assistant Research Professor, Emergency Medicine

Graduate Schools :
  • MS, Florida State University (2015)
  • PhD, Florida State University (2020)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, University of Rochester (NY) (2012)
  • National Center for PTSD, VA Boston Healthcare System, Psychology (2021)
  • Boston University School of Medicine, Psychology (2021)
Languages: English
Department: Emergency Medicine

Professional Titles

  • Assistant Research Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine
  • Psychological Health Lead, CU Anschutz Center for COMBAT Research


  • Betz ME, Stanley IH, Buck-Atkinson J, Johnson R, Bryan CJ, Baker JC, Bryan AO, Hunter K, Anestis MD. Firearm Owners' Preferences for Locking Devices: Results of a National Survey. Ann Intern Med. 2023 Mar;176(3):424-427. PubMed PMID: 36745884
  • Anestis MD, Moceri-Brooks J, Johnson RL, Bryan CJ, Stanley IH, Buck-Atkinson JT, Baker JC, Betz ME. Assessment of Firearm Storage Practices in the US, 2022. JAMA Netw Open. 2023 Mar 1;6(3):e231447. PubMed PMID: 36862408
  • Kearns JC, Edwards ER, Finley EP, Geraci JC, Gildea SM, Goodman M, Hwang I, Kennedy CJ, King AJ, Luedtke A, Marx BP, Petukhova MV, Sampson NA, Seim RW, Stanley IH, Stein MB, Ursano RJ, Kessler RC. A practical risk calculator for suicidal behavior among transitioning U.S. Army soldiers: results from the Study to Assess Risk and Resilience in Servicemembers-Longitudinal Study (STARRS-LS). Psychol Med. 2023 Mar 9;:1-10. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 37815485
  • Stanley IH, Bryan CJ, Bryan AO, Capron DW, Anestis MD. Lethal means safety counseling among firearm-owning U.S. National Guard personnel: Hyperarousal symptoms as a moderator of treatment outcomes. Psychol Serv. 2023 Apr 6. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 37023292
  • Stanley IH, Lebeaut A, Betz ME, Wright A, Vujanovic AA. Firearm ownership and storage practices among United States firefighters and emergency medical services personnel. Psychol Serv. 2023 Jun 1. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 37261761
  • Stanley IH, Flarity KM, April MD. Suicide Ideation, Plans, and Attempts Attributed to the COVID-19 Pandemic Among US Veterans. JAMA Netw Open. 2023 Jun 1;6(6):e2320193. PubMed PMID: 37358856
  • Buck-Atkinson J, McCarthy M, Stanley IH, Harnke B, Anestis MD, Bryan CJ, Baker JC, Betz ME. Firearm locking device preferences among firearm owners in the USA: a systematic review. Inj Epidemiol. 2023 Jul 6;10(1):33. PubMed PMID: 37415242
  • Bond AE, Stanley I, Bandel SL, Anestis M. Law enforcement and firearms: understanding firearm ownership and storage habits. Inj Prev. 2023 Oct 24. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 37875335
  • Karnick A, Caulfield NM, Buerke M, Stanley I, Capron D, Vujanovic A. Clinical and psychological implications of post-traumatic stress in firefighters: a moderated network study. Cogn Behav Ther. 2023 Nov 14;:1-19. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 37960947
  • Stoycos SA, Straud CL, Stanley IH, Marx BP, Resick PA, Young-McCaughan S, Peterson AL, Sloan DM. Benchmarking secondary outcomes to posttraumatic stress disorder symptom change in response to cognitive processing and written exposure therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder. J Anxiety Disord. 2023 Nov 11;100:102794. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 37980801
  • Villarreal RI, Stanley IH, Anestis MD, Buck-Atkinson J, Betz ME. Older Adults' Preferences Regarding Firearm Locking Device Use: Results of a National Survey. Clin Gerontol. 2023 Nov 23;:1-11. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 37994864
  • Stanley IH, Chu C, Gildea SM, Hwang IH, King AJ, Kennedy CJ, Luedtke A, Marx BP, O'Brien R, Petukhova MV, Sampson NA, Vogt D, Stein MB, Ursano RJ, Kessler RC. Predicting suicide attempts among U.S. Army soldiers after leaving active duty using information available before leaving active duty: results from the Study to Assess Risk and Resilience in Servicemembers-Longitudinal Study (STARRS-LS). Mol Psychiatry. 2022 Mar;27(3):1631-1639. PubMed PMID: 35058567
  • du Pont A, Stanley IH, Pruitt LD, Reger MA. Local implementation evaluation of a suicide prevention predictive model at a large VA health care system. Suicide Life Threat Behav. 2022 Apr;52(2):214-221. PubMed PMID: 34757649
  • Betz ME, Stanley IH, Anestis MD, Bryan CJ, Buck-Atkinson J, Carey N, Ghahramanlou-Holloway M, Morrissey BH, Holloway K, Houtsma C, Kennedy R, Paine CM, Ramchand R, Simonetti J, Walsh A, Wright-Kelly E. Firearm Suicide Prevention in the U.S. Military: Recommendations From a National Summit. Mil Med. 2022 Dec 6. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 36472362
  • Stanley IH, Marx BP, Fina BA, Young-McCaughan S, Tyler HC, Sloan DM, Blankenship AE, Dondanville KA, Walker JL, Boffa JW, Bryan CJ, Brown LA, Straud CL, Mintz J, Abdallah CG, Back SE, Blount TH, DeBeer BB, Flanagan J, Foa EB, Fox PT, Fredman SJ, Krystal J, McDevitt-Murphy ME, McGeary DD, Pruiksma KE, Resick PA, Roache JD, Shiroma P, Taylor DJ, Wachen JS, Kaplan AM, López-Roca AL, Nicholson KL, Schobitz RP, Schrader CC, Sharrieff AFM, Yarvis JS, Litz B, Keane TM, Peterson AL, For the STRONG STAR Consortium and the Consortium to Alleviate PTSD. Psychometric properties of the Self-Injurious Thoughts and Behaviors Interview-Short Form (SITBI-SF) among U.S. active duty military service members and veterans. Assessment.
  • Stanley IH, Tock JL, Boffa JW, Hom MA, Joiner TE. Psychometric Properties of the PTSD Checklist for DSM-5 (PCL-5) anchored to one’s own suicide attempt. Psychol. Trauma.
  • Stanley IH. Advancements in the understanding of PTSD and suicide risk: Introduction to a special section. Psychol Trauma. 2021 Oct;13(7):723-724. PubMed PMID: 34723566
  • Stanley IH, Hom MA, Christensen K, Keane TM, Marx BP, Björgvinsson T. Psychometric properties of the Depressive Symptom Index-Suicidality Subscale (DSI-SS) in an adult psychiatric sample. Psychol Assess. 2021 Oct;33(10):987-997. PubMed PMID: 34180693
  • Stanley IH, Anestis MD. The intersection of PTSD symptoms and firearm storage practices within a suicide prevention framework: Findings from a U.S. Army National Guard sample. Psychol Serv. 2021 Aug;18(3):335-344. PubMed PMID: 31916811
  • Mournet AM, Stanley IH, Snyder DJ, Claassen CA, Pao M, Horowitz LM, Bridge JA. Suicide risk and perceived burden among adult medical inpatients. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2021 May-Jun;70:141-142. PubMed PMID: 33810884
  • Christensen K, Hom MA, Stanley IH, Joiner TE. Reasons for Living and Suicide Attempts Among Young Adults With Lifetime Suicide Ideation. Crisis. 2021 May;42(3):179-185. PubMed PMID: 32781901
  • Stanley IH, Marx BP, Keane TM, Vujanovic AA. PTSD symptoms among trauma-exposed adults admitted to inpatient psychiatry for suicide-related concerns. J Psychiatr Res. 2021 Jan;133:60-66. PubMed PMID: 33310501
  • Stanley IH, Sachs-Ericsson NJ, Joiner TE. Suicidal ideation in the context of prospective firearm ownership. Psychiatry Res. 2021 Jan;295:113584. PubMed PMID: 33285344
  • Gutierrez PM, Joiner T, Hanson J, Avery K, Fender A, Harrison T, Kerns K, McGowan P, Stanley IH, Silva C, Rogers ML. Clinical utility of suicide behavior and ideation measures: Implications for military suicide risk assessment. Psychol Assess. 2021 Jan;33(1):1-13. PubMed PMID: 33180522
  • Hom MA, Stanley IH. Considerations in the assessment of help-seeking and mental health service use in suicide prevention research. Suicide Life Threat Behav. 2021 Feb;51(1):47-54. PubMed PMID: 33624881
  • Lee DJ, Kearns JC, Stanley IH, Spitzer EG, Woodward B, Keane TM, Marx BP. A Comparison of Dimensional and Categorical Approaches to Characterizing the Association Between Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Future Suicide Attempts. J Trauma Stress. 2021 Dec;34(6):1099-1107. PubMed PMID: 34019313
  • Stanley IH, Day TN, Gallyer AJ, Shelef L, Kalla C, Gutierrez PM, Joiner TE. Autism-related traits and suicide risk among active duty U.S. military service members. Psychol Serv. 2021 Aug;18(3):377-388. PubMed PMID: 32105121
  • Hom MA, Bauer BW, Stanley IH, Boffa JW, Stage DL, Capron DW, Schmidt NB, Joiner TE. Suicide attempt survivors' recommendations for improving mental health treatment for attempt survivors. Psychol Serv. 2021 Aug;18(3):365-376. PubMed PMID: 32068415
  • Reger MA, Stanley IH, Joiner TE. Suicide Mortality and Coronavirus Disease 2019-A Perfect Storm?. JAMA Psychiatry. 2020 Nov 1;77(11):1093-1094. PubMed PMID: 32275300
  • Stanley IH, Hom MA, Sachs-Ericsson NJ, Gallyer AJ, Joiner TE. A pilot randomized clinical trial of a lethal means safety intervention for young adults with firearm familiarity at risk for suicide. J Consult Clin Psychol. 2020 Apr;88(4):372-383. PubMed PMID: 31916797
  • Smith LM, Stanley IH, Joiner TE. Mental Health Outcomes of Premature Discharge from United States Air Force Basic Military Training. Mil Med. 2020 Sep 18;185(9-10):e1736-e1742. PubMed PMID: 32514580
  • Magaletta PR, Hom MA, Stanley IH, Joiner TE. Strategies and solutions to address the mental health needs of protective service workers: An introduction. Psychol Serv. 2020 May;17(2):127-128. PubMed PMID: 32324027
  • Stanley IH, Hom MA, Gallyer AJ, Joiner TE, Vujanovic AA. Urinalysis-Assessed and Self-Reported Substance Use as Correlates of Multiple Indicators of Suicide Risk Among Acute Care Psychiatric Inpatients. J Nerv Ment Dis. 2020 Mar;208(3):208-214. PubMed PMID: 31904668
  • Gallyer AJ, Stanley IH, Day TN, Joiner TE. Examining the interaction of autism spectrum disorder-related traits and unit cohesion on suicide risk among military personnel. J Affect Disord. 2020 Jun 15;271:59-65. PubMed PMID: 32312698
  • Buchman-Schmitt JM, Stanley IH, Gallyer AJ, Chu C, Gutierrez PM, Hanson JE, Joiner TE. Military Suicide Research Consortium common data elements: Bifactor analysis and longitudinal predictive ability of suicidal ideation and suicide attempts within a clinical sample. Psychol Assess. 2020 Jul;32(7):609-622. PubMed PMID: 32250139
  • Stanley IH, Hom MA, Gallyer AJ, Gray JS, Joiner TE. Suicidal behaviors among American Indian/Alaska Native firefighters: Evidence for the role of painful and provocative events. Transcult Psychiatry. 2020 Apr;57(2):275-287. PubMed PMID: 31088223
  • Stanley IH, Boffa JW, Tran JK, Schmidt NB, Joiner TE, Vujanovic AA. Posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms and mindfulness facets in relation to suicide risk among firefighters. J Clin Psychol. 2019 Apr;75(4):696-709. PubMed PMID: 30672591
  • Albanese BJ, Macatee RJ, Gallyer AJ, Stanley IH, Joiner TE, Schmidt NB. Impaired Conflict Detection Differentiates Suicide Attempters From Ideating Nonattempters: Evidence From Event-Related Potentials. Biol Psychiatry Cogn Neurosci Neuroimaging. 2019 Oct;4(10):902-912. PubMed PMID: 31399392
  • Albanese BJ, Macatee RJ, Stanley IH, Bauer BW, Capron DW, Bernat E, Joiner TE, Schmidt NB. Differentiating suicide attempts and suicidal ideation using neural markers of emotion regulation. J Affect Disord. 2019 Oct 1;257:536-550. PubMed PMID: 31323595
  • Stanley IH, Hom MA, Boffa JW, Stage DL, Joiner TE. PTSD from a suicide attempt: An empirical investigation among suicide attempt survivors. J Clin Psychol. 2019 Oct;75(10):1879-1895. PubMed PMID: 31332796
  • Stanley IH, Hom MA, Chu C, Dougherty SP, Gallyer AJ, Spencer-Thomas S, Shelef L, Fruchter E, Comtois KA, Gutierrez PM, Sachs-Ericsson NJ, Joiner TE. Perceptions of belongingness and social support attenuate PTSD symptom severity among firefighters: A multistudy investigation. Psychol Serv. 2019 Nov;16(4):543-555. PubMed PMID: 29595287
  • Joiner TE, Felthous AR, Stanley IH, Rogers ML. Introduction to this Special Issue on Suicide. Behav Sci Law. 2019 May;37(3):211-213. PubMed PMID: 31063663
  • Stanley IH, Simpson S, Wortzel HS, Joiner TE. Documenting suicide risk assessments and proportionate clinical actions to improve patient safety and mitigate legal risk. Behav Sci Law. 2019 May;37(3):304-312. PubMed PMID: 31063254
  • Hom MA, Stanley IH, Duffy ME, Rogers ML, Hanson JE, Gutierrez PM, Joiner TE. Investigating the reliability of suicide attempt history reporting across five measures: A study of US military service members at risk of suicide. J Clin Psychol. 2019 Jul;75(7):1332-1349. PubMed PMID: 30990892
  • Hom MA, Stanley IH, Duffy ME, Davis L, Joiner TE. Examining the Relationship Between Attitudes Toward Suicide and Suicide Attempt History. Crisis. 2019 Jul;40(4):265-272. PubMed PMID: 30474408
  • Stanley IH, Rogers ML, Hanson JE, Gutierrez PM, Joiner TE. PTSD symptom clusters and suicide attempts among high-risk military service members: A three-month prospective investigation. J Consult Clin Psychol. 2019 Jan;87(1):67-78. PubMed PMID: 30431299
  • Stanley IH, Boffa JW, Joiner TE. PTSD From a Suicide Attempt: Phenomenological and Diagnostic Considerations. Psychiatry. 2019 Spring;82(1):57-71. PubMed PMID: 30183554
  • Sheffler JL, Piazza JR, Quinn JM, Sachs-Ericsson NJ, Stanley IH. Adverse childhood experiences and coping strategies: identifying pathways to resiliency in adulthood. Anxiety Stress Coping. 2019 Sep;32(5):594-609. PubMed PMID: 31288568
  • Rogers ML, Hom MA, Stanley IH, Joiner TE. Brief measures of physical and psychological distance to suicide methods as correlates and predictors of suicide risk: A multi-study prospective investigation. Behav Res Ther. 2019 Sep;120:103330. PubMed PMID: 30448268
  • Stanley IH, Buchman-Schmitt JM, Chu C, Rogers ML, Gai AR, Wagner RK, Gutierrez PM, Joiner TE. The Military Suicide Research Consortium Common Data Elements: An Examination of Measurement Invariance Across Current Service Members and Veterans. Assessment. 2019 Sep;26(6):963-975. PubMed PMID: 29847993
  • Stanley IH, Hom MA, Joiner TE. Modifying mental health help-seeking stigma among undergraduates with untreated psychiatric disorders: A pilot randomized trial of a novel cognitive bias modification intervention. Behav Res Ther. 2018 Apr;103:33-42. PubMed PMID: 29428819
  • Sachs-Ericsson NJ, Hajcak G, Sheffler JL, Stanley IH, Selby EA, Potter GG, Steffens DC. Putamen Volume Differences Among Older Adults: Depression Status, Melancholia, and Age. J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol. 2018 Jan;31(1):39-49. PubMed PMID: 29251178
  • Chu C, Hom MA, Stanley IH, Gai AR, Nock MK, Gutierrez PM, Joiner TE. Non-suicidal self-injury and suicidal thoughts and behaviors: A study of the explanatory roles of the interpersonal theory variables among military service members and veterans. J Consult Clin Psychol. 2018 Jan;86(1):56-68. PubMed PMID: 29172592
  • Hom MA, Stanley IH, Spencer-Thomas S, Joiner TE. Exposure to suicide and suicide bereavement among women firefighters: Associated suicidality and psychiatric symptoms. J Clin Psychol. 2018 Dec;74(12):2219-2237. PubMed PMID: 30022494
  • Hom MA, Stanley IH, Spencer-Thomas S, Joiner TE. Mental health service use and help-seeking among women firefighters with a career history of suicidality. Psychol Serv. 2018 Aug;15(3):316-324. PubMed PMID: 30080090
  • Stanley IH, Boffa JW, Smith LJ, Tran JK, Schmidt NB, Joiner TE, Vujanovic AA. Occupational stress and suicidality among firefighters: Examining the buffering role of distress tolerance. Psychiatry Res. 2018 Aug;266:90-96. PubMed PMID: 29857292
  • Stanley IH, Hom MA, Gai AR, Joiner TE. Wildland firefighters and suicide risk: Examining the role of social disconnectedness. Psychiatry Res. 2018 Aug;266:269-274. PubMed PMID: 29573853
  • Chiurliza B, Hagan CR, Rogers ML, Podlogar MC, Hom MA, Stanley IH, Joiner TE. Implicit Measures of Suicide Risk in a Military Sample. Assessment. 2018 Jul;25(5):667-676. PubMed PMID: 27821459
  • Chu C, Walker KL, Stanley IH, Hirsch JK, Greenberg JH, Rudd MD, Joiner TE. Perceived problem-solving deficits and suicidal ideation: Evidence for the explanatory roles of thwarted belongingness and perceived burdensomeness in five samples. J Pers Soc Psychol. 2018 Jul;115(1):137-160. PubMed PMID: 28650191
  • Stanley IH, Smith LJ, Boffa JW, Tran JK, Schmidt NB, Joiner TE, Vujanovic AA. Anxiety sensitivity and suicide risk among firefighters: A test of the depression-distress amplification model. Compr Psychiatry. 2018 Jul;84:39-46. PubMed PMID: 29684659
  • Joiner TE, Simpson S, Rogers ML, Stanley IH, Galynker II. Whether Called Acute Suicidal Affective Disturbance or Suicide Crisis Syndrome, a Suicide-specific Diagnosis Would Enhance Clinical Care, Increase Patient Safety, and Mitigate Clinician Liability. J Psychiatr Pract. 2018 Jul;24(4):274-278. PubMed PMID: 30427811
  • Hom MA, Stanley IH, Rogers ML, Sheffler JL, Nelson KR, Joiner TE, Schramm E. Examining the characteristics and clinical features of in- and between-session suicide risk assessments among psychiatric outpatients. J Clin Psychol. 2018 Jun;74(6):806-818. PubMed PMID: 29131333
  • Rogers ML, Stanley IH, Hom MA, Chiurliza B, Podlogar MC, Joiner TE. Conceptual and Empirical Scrutiny of Covarying Depression Out of Suicidal Ideation. Assessment. 2018 Mar;25(2):159-172. PubMed PMID: 27112535
  • Boffa JW, Stanley IH, Smith LJ, Mathes BM, Tran JK, Buser SJ, Schmidt NB, Vujanovic AA. Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms and Suicide Risk in Male Firefighters: The Mediating Role of Anxiety Sensitivity. J Nerv Ment Dis. 2018 Mar;206(3):179-186. PubMed PMID: 29309295
  • Hom MA, Stanley IH, Rogers ML, Gallyer AJ, Dougherty SP, Davis L, Joiner TE. Investigating the iatrogenic effects of repeated suicidal ideation screening on suicidal and depression symptoms: A staggered sequential study. J Affect Disord. 2018 May;232:139-142. PubMed PMID: 29486340
  • Gallyer AJ, Dougherty SP, Gai AR, Stanley IH, Hom MA, Rogers ML, Duffy ME, Buchman-Schmitt JM, Spencer-Thomas S, Joiner TE. Problematic alcohol use and suicidal ideation among firefighters: A multi-study investigation of the explanatory roles of perceived burdensomeness and thwarted belongingness. J Affect Disord. 2018 Oct 1;238:281-288. PubMed PMID: 29898427
  • Podlogar MC, Rogers ML, Stanley IH, Hom MA, Chiurliza B, Joiner TE. Anxiety, depression, and the suicidal spectrum: a latent class analysis of overlapping and distinctive features. Cogn Emot. 2018 Nov;32(7):1464-1477. PubMed PMID: 28317414
  • Stanley IH, Boffa JW, Rogers ML, Hom MA, Albanese BJ, Chu C, Capron DW, Schmidt NB, Joiner TE. Anxiety sensitivity and suicidal ideation/suicide risk: A meta-analysis. J Consult Clin Psychol. 2018 Nov;86(11):946-960. PubMed PMID: 30335426
  • Stanley IH, Yancey JR, Patrick CJ, Joiner TE. A distinct configuration of MMPI-2-RF scales RCd and RC9/ACT is associated with suicide attempt risk among suicide ideators in a psychiatric outpatient sample. Psychol Assess. 2018 Sep;30(9):1249-1254. PubMed PMID: 29902049
  • Hom MA, Stanley IH, Schneider ME, Joiner TE Jr. A systematic review of help-seeking and mental health service utilization among military service members. Clin Psychol Rev. 2017 Apr;53:59-78. PubMed PMID: 28214634
  • Stanley IH, Hom MA, Rogers ML, Anestis MD, Joiner TE. Discussing Firearm Ownership and Access as Part of Suicide Risk Assessment and Prevention: "Means Safety" versus "Means Restriction". Arch Suicide Res. 2017 Apr-Jun;21(2):237-253. PubMed PMID: 27077214
  • Stanley IH, Hom MA, Spencer-Thomas S, Joiner TE. Examining anxiety sensitivity as a mediator of the association between PTSD symptoms and suicide risk among women firefighters. J Anxiety Disord. 2017 Aug;50:94-102. PubMed PMID: 28645017
  • Stanley IH, Hom MA, Luby JL, Joshi PT, Wagner KD, Emslie GJ, Walkup JT, Axelson DA, Joiner TE. Comorbid sleep disorders and suicide risk among children and adolescents with bipolar disorder. J Psychiatr Res. 2017 Dec;95:54-59. PubMed PMID: 28777984
  • Chu C, Buchman-Schmitt JM, Stanley IH, Hom MA, Tucker RP, Hagan CR, Rogers ML, Podlogar MC, Chiurliza B, Ringer FB, Michaels MS, Patros CHG, Joiner TE. The interpersonal theory of suicide: A systematic review and meta-analysis of a decade of cross-national research. Psychol Bull. 2017 Dec;143(12):1313-1345. PubMed PMID: 29072480
  • Hom MA, Matheny NL, Stanley IH, Rogers ML, Cougle JR, Joiner TE. Examining Physical and Sexual Abuse Histories as Correlates of Suicide Risk Among Firefighters. J Trauma Stress. 2017 Dec;30(6):672-681. PubMed PMID: 29083498
  • Hom MA, Stanley IH, Spencer-Thomas S, Joiner TE. Women Firefighters and Workplace Harassment: Associated Suicidality and Mental Health Sequelae. J Nerv Ment Dis. 2017 Dec;205(12):910-917. PubMed PMID: 29088006
  • Stanley IH, Joiner TE, Bryan CJ. Mild traumatic brain injury and suicide risk among a clinical sample of deployed military personnel: Evidence for a serial mediation model of anger and depression. J Psychiatr Res. 2017 Jan;84:161-168. PubMed PMID: 27743528
  • Boffa JW, Stanley IH, Hom MA, Norr AM, Joiner TE, Schmidt NB. PTSD symptoms and suicidal thoughts and behaviors among firefighters. J Psychiatr Res. 2017 Jan;84:277-283. PubMed PMID: 27810667
  • Stanley IH, Boffa JW, Hom MA, Kimbrel NA, Joiner TE. Differences in psychiatric symptoms and barriers to mental health care between volunteer and career firefighters. Psychiatry Res. 2017 Jan;247:236-242. PubMed PMID: 27930964
  • Hom MA, Stanley IH, Gutierrez PM, Joiner TE Jr. Exploring the association between exposure to suicide and suicide risk among military service members and veterans. J Affect Disord. 2017 Jan 1;207:327-335. PubMed PMID: 27743535
  • Chu C, Hom MA, Rogers ML, Stanley IH, Ringer-Moberg FB, Podlogar MC, Hirsch JK, Joiner TE. Insomnia and suicide-related behaviors: A multi-study investigation of thwarted belongingness as a distinct explanatory factor. J Affect Disord. 2017 Jan 15;208:153-162. PubMed PMID: 27770645
  • Snyder DJ, Ballard ED, Stanley IH, Ludi E, Kohn-Godbout J, Pao M, Horowitz LM. Patient Opinions About Screening for Suicide Risk in the Adult Medical Inpatient Unit. J Behav Health Serv Res. 2017 Jul;44(3):364-372. PubMed PMID: 27072154
  • Gitlin LN, Winter L, Stanley IH. Compensatory Strategies: Prevalence of Use and Relationship to Physical Function and Well-Being. J Appl Gerontol. 2017 Jun;36(6):647-666. PubMed PMID: 25873452
  • Sachs-Ericsson NJ, Stanley IH, Sheffler JL, Selby E, Joiner TE. Non-violent and violent forms of childhood abuse in the prediction of suicide attempts: Direct or indirect effects through psychiatric disorders?. J Affect Disord. 2017 Jun;215:15-22. PubMed PMID: 28292658
  • Hom MA, Podlogar MC, Stanley IH, Joiner TE. Ethical Issues and Practical Challenges in Suicide Research. Crisis. 2017 Mar;38(2):107-114. PubMed PMID: 27561221
  • Sachs-Ericsson NJ, Sheffler JL, Stanley IH, Piazza JR, Preacher KJ. When Emotional Pain Becomes Physical: Adverse Childhood Experiences, Pain, and the Role of Mood and Anxiety Disorders. J Clin Psychol. 2017 Oct;73(10):1403-1428. PubMed PMID: 28328011
  • Hom MA, Stanley IH, Podlogar MC, Joiner TE Jr. "Are You Having Thoughts of Suicide?" Examining Experiences With Disclosing and Denying Suicidal Ideation. J Clin Psychol. 2017 Oct;73(10):1382-1392. PubMed PMID: 28085200
  • Stanley IH, Hom MA, Spencer-Thomas S, Joiner TE. Suicidal thoughts and behaviors among women firefighters: An examination of associated features and comparison of pre-career and career prevalence rates. J Affect Disord. 2017 Oct 15;221:107-114. PubMed PMID: 28641147
  • Stanley IH, Hom MA, Chu C, Joiner TE. Increasing Research Productivity and Professional Development in Psychology With a Writing Retreat. Scholarsh Teach Learn Psychol. 2017 Sep;3(3):249-256. PubMed PMID: 29177187
  • Stanley IH, Hom MA, Rogers ML, Hagan CR, Joiner TE Jr. Understanding suicide among older adults: a review of psychological and sociological theories of suicide. Aging Ment Health. 2016;20(2):113-22. PubMed PMID: 25693646
  • Sachs-Ericsson NJ, Rushing NC, Stanley IH, Sheffler J. In my end is my beginning: developmental trajectories of adverse childhood experiences to late-life suicide. Aging Ment Health. 2016;20(2):139-65. PubMed PMID: 26264208
  • Chu C, Stanley IH, Hom MA, Lim IC, Joiner TE. Deployment, Mental Health Problems, Suicidality, and Use of Mental Health Services Among Military Personnel. Mil Behav Health. 2016;4(3):243-250. PubMed PMID: 28959502
  • Hom MA, Lim IC, Stanley IH, Chiurliza B, Podlogar MC, Michaels MS, Buchman-Schmitt JM, Silva C, Ribeiro JD, Joiner TE Jr. Insomnia brings soldiers into mental health treatment, predicts treatment engagement, and outperforms other suicide-related symptoms as a predictor of major depressive episodes. J Psychiatr Res. 2016 Aug;79:108-115. PubMed PMID: 27218816
  • Sachs-Ericsson N, Joiner TE, Cougle JR, Stanley IH, Sheffler JL. Combat Exposure in Early Adulthood Interacts with Recent Stressors to Predict PTSD in Aging Male Veterans. Gerontologist. 2016 Feb;56(1):82-91. PubMed PMID: 26220414
  • Hom MA, Stanley IH, Rogers ML, Tzoneva M, Bernert RA, Joiner TE. The Association between Sleep Disturbances and Depression among Firefighters: Emotion Dysregulation as an Explanatory Factor. J Clin Sleep Med. 2016 Feb;12(2):235-45. PubMed PMID: 26350604
  • Chu C, Podlogar M, Hagan CR, Buchman-Schmitt JM, Silva C, Chiurliza B, Hames JL, Stanley IH, Lim LI, Joiner TE. The Interactive Effects of the Capability for Suicide and Major Depressive Episodes on Suicidal Behavior in a Military Sample. Cognit Ther Res. 2016 Feb;40(1):22-30. PubMed PMID: 26834299
  • Stanley IH, Chu C, Brown TA, Sawyer KA, Joiner TE Jr. Improved Clinical Functioning for Patients Receiving Fee Discounts That Reward Treatment Engagement. J Clin Psychol. 2016 Jan;72(1):15-21. PubMed PMID: 26613565
  • Stanley IH, Horowitz LM, Bridge JA, Wharff EA, Pao M, Teach SJ. Bullying and Suicide Risk Among Pediatric Emergency Department Patients. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2016 Jun;32(6):347-51. PubMed PMID: 26417959
  • Hom MA, Stanley IH, Ringer FB, Joiner TE. Mental Health Service Use Among Firefighters With Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors. Psychiatr Serv. 2016 Jun 1;67(6):688-91. PubMed PMID: 26927574
  • Chu C, Buchman-Schmitt JM, Hom MA, Stanley IH, Joiner TE Jr. A test of the interpersonal theory of suicide in a large sample of current firefighters. Psychiatry Res. 2016 Jun 30;240:26-33. PubMed PMID: 27078756
  • Stanley IH, Hom MA, Joiner TE. A systematic review of suicidal thoughts and behaviors among police officers, firefighters, EMTs, and paramedics. Clin Psychol Rev. 2016 Mar;44:25-44. PubMed PMID: 26719976
  • Joiner TE, Hom MA, Rogers ML, Chu C, Stanley IH, Wynn GH, Gutierrez PM. Staring Down Death. Crisis. 2016 May;37(3):212-7. PubMed PMID: 27427541
  • Sheffler JL, Rushing NC, Stanley IH, Sachs-Ericsson NJ. The long-term impact of combat exposure on health, interpersonal, and economic domains of functioning. Aging Ment Health. 2016 Nov;20(11):1202-1212. PubMed PMID: 26241200
  • Stanley IH, Hom MA, Joiner TE. Suicide mortality among firefighters: Results from a large, urban fire department. Am J Ind Med. 2016 Nov;59(11):942-947. PubMed PMID: 27219513
  • Hom MA, Stanley IH, Joiner TE Jr. The Web-Based Assessment of Suicidal and Suicide-Related Symptoms: Factors Associated With Disclosing Identifying Information to Receive Study Compensation. J Pers Assess. 2016 Nov-Dec;98(6):616-25. PubMed PMID: 27248203
  • Smith PN, Stanley IH, Joiner TE Jr, Sachs-Ericsson NJ, Van Orden KA. An Aspect of the Capability for Suicide-Fearlessness of the Pain Involved in Dying-Amplifies the Association Between Suicide Ideation and Attempts. Arch Suicide Res. 2016 Oct-Dec;20(4):650-62. PubMed PMID: 26984289
  • Stanley IH, Rufino KA, Rogers ML, Ellis TE, Joiner TE. Acute Suicidal Affective Disturbance (ASAD): A confirmatory factor analysis with 1442 psychiatric inpatients. J Psychiatr Res. 2016 Sep;80:97-104. PubMed PMID: 27344228
  • Joiner TE, Stanley IH. Can the Phenomenology of a Suicidal Crisis Be Usefully Understood As a Suite of Antipredator Defensive Reactions?. Psychiatry. 2016 Summer;79(2):107-119. PubMed PMID: 27724837
  • Gitlin LN, Marx K, Stanley IH, Hodgson N. Translating Evidence-Based Dementia Caregiving Interventions into Practice: State-of-the-Science and Next Steps. Gerontologist. 2015 Apr;55(2):210-26. PubMed PMID: 26035597
  • Hom MA, Stanley IH, Joiner TE Jr. Evaluating factors and interventions that influence help-seeking and mental health service utilization among suicidal individuals: A review of the literature. Clin Psychol Rev. 2015 Aug;40:28-39. PubMed PMID: 26048165
  • Stanley IH, Hom MA, Joiner TE. Mental Health Service Use Among Adults With Suicide Ideation, Plans, or Attempts: Results From a National Survey. Psychiatr Serv. 2015 Dec 1;66(12):1296-302. PubMed PMID: 26174949
  • Stanley IH, Duong J. Mental Health Service Use Among Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Older Adults. Psychiatr Serv. 2015 Jul;66(7):743-9. PubMed PMID: 25873030
  • Stanley IH, Hom MA, Hagan CR, Joiner TE. Career prevalence and correlates of suicidal thoughts and behaviors among firefighters. J Affect Disord. 2015 Nov 15;187:163-71. PubMed PMID: 26339926
  • Marx KA, Stanley IH, Van Haitsma K, Moody J, Alonzi D, Hansen BR, Gitlin LN. Knowing versus doing: education and training needs of staff in a chronic care hospital unit for individuals with dementia. J Gerontol Nurs. 2014 Dec;40(12):26-34; quiz 36-7. PubMed PMID: 25250561
  • Stanley IH, Hom MA, Wright A. Emergency medical services (EMS) clinicians’ views on EMS-delivered interventions to promote secure firearm storage practices. Suicide Life Threat Behav. In Press.
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Practice Locations

UCHealth Emergency Care - Anschutz Medical Campus (Hospital-based)
12505 E. 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045

Public Speaking
Suicide Prevention; PTSD; Military Mental Health; First Responder Mental Health

General Information

Graduate Schools:
  • MS, Florida State University (2015)
  • PhD, Florida State University (2020)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, University of Rochester (NY) (2012)
  • National Center for PTSD, VA Boston Healthcare System, Psychology (2021)
  • Boston University School of Medicine, Psychology (2021)
Languages: English
Department: Emergency Medicine
Contact Us
CU Anschutz
Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place
Campus Box C290
Aurora, CO 80045

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