Bartley Christopher Frueh

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Bartley Christopher Frueh
ResidenceHilo, Hawaii
Alma materKenyon College, University of South Florida
Known forClinical Research, Writing
Scientific career
FieldsPsychology, Psychiatry
InstitutionsUniversity of Hawaii at Hilo, The Menninger Clinic

Bartley Christopher Frueh (born 1963) is a clinical psychologist and American author.

Early life and education[edit]

Freuh was born in New York City in 1963. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Kenyon College in 1985 [1] and his PhD in Clinical Psychology from the University of South Florida in 1992.[2]


Frueh is the Director of Research at The Menninger Clinic in Houston, Texas[3] and both Professor and Chair of the Social Sciences Division at the University of Hawaii at Hilo.[4] He is also editor of The Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic and associate editor for the Journal of Anxiety Disorders.[5]

Formerly, Frueh was a Professor of Psychiatry at Baylor College of Medicine, as well as the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, South Carolina. He also spent 15 years as a staff psychologist and director of the PTSD Clinic at the Veteran Affairs Medical Center in Charleston, South Carolina.[6]


The focus of much of Frueh’s research is aimed towards trauma survivors experiencing psychological disorders such as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.[7] He has acted as principal investigator on 14 federally funded research projects and co-investigator on over 25 projects. Furthermore, he has authored over 200 peer reviewed papers and book chapters.[8]

Most cited works[edit]

Recent works[edit]

Frueh is co-author of Assessment and Treatment Planning for PTSD,[9] a guide providing evidence-based approaches for the diagnosis and treatment of PTSD.[10]

Additionally, under the pen name of Christopher Bartley, he is a noir crime novelist who created the hardboiled Ross Duncan Series (They Die Alone, 2013, etc.) set in early 1930s Chicago during the public enemy era.[11][not in citation given]

Ross Duncan series[edit]


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  10. ^ Frueh, C., Grubaugh, A., Elhai, J. D., & Ford, J. D. (2012). Assessment and Treatment Planning for PTSD. Wiley. com.
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  12. ^ Bartley, C. (2013). They die alone. Fort Valley, GA: Peach Publishing.
  13. ^ Bartley, C. (2013). Sleep Not, My Child. Fort Valley, GA: Peach Publishing.
  14. ^ Bartley, C. (2013). For a Sin Offering. Fort Valley, GA: Peach Publishing.
  15. ^ Bartley, C. (2013). To Catch is Not to Hold. Fort Valley, GA: Peach Publishing.
  16. ^ Bartley, C. (2013). Unto the Daughters of Men. Fort Valley, GA: Peach Publishing.