S Rachman

Summary

Affiliation: University of British Columbia
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Fears born and bred: non-associative fear acquisition?
    S Rachman
    University of British Columbia, Department of Psychology, Vancouver, Canada
    Behav Res Ther 40:121-6. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Unwanted intrusive images in obsessive compulsive disorders
    S Rachman
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada V6 T 1Z4
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 38:402-10. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint John Teasdale: a tribute
    Jack Rachman
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, 1605 2136 West Mall, Vancouver, Canada V6T 1ZA
    Behav Res Ther 42:975-6. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Post-event processing in social anxiety
    S Rachman
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Behav Res Ther 38:611-7. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint OCD in and out of the clinic
    S Rachman
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, 2136 West Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z4
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 35:207-8. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint A cognitive theory of compulsive checking
    S Rachman
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Behav Res Ther 40:625-39. 2002
  7. doi request reprint Mental contamination: the perpetrator effect
    S Rachman
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, 2136 West Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 43:587-93. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Vulnerability to mental contamination
    Joanna K Herba
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, 2136 West Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z4
    Behav Res Ther 45:2804-12. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Betrayal: a psychological analysis
    S Rachman
    Dept Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T1Z4, Canada
    Behav Res Ther 48:304-11. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Reducing contamination by exposure plus safety behaviour
    S Rachman
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, 2136 West Mall, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z4 Canada
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 42:397-404. 2011

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Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint Fears born and bred: non-associative fear acquisition?
    S Rachman
    University of British Columbia, Department of Psychology, Vancouver, Canada
    Behav Res Ther 40:121-6. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Unwanted intrusive images in obsessive compulsive disorders
    S Rachman
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada V6 T 1Z4
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 38:402-10. 2007
    ..They are primarily visual, usually vivid, effortless, fully formed, of brief duration, and remarkably stable. The persistence and changes of the images are described and some therapeutic possibilities considered...
  3. ncbi request reprint John Teasdale: a tribute
    Jack Rachman
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, 1605 2136 West Mall, Vancouver, Canada V6T 1ZA
    Behav Res Ther 42:975-6. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Post-event processing in social anxiety
    S Rachman
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Behav Res Ther 38:611-7. 2000
    ..Post-event processing was associated with the avoidance of similar social situations. The results are discussed in terms of the Clark and Wells model of social phobia...
  5. ncbi request reprint OCD in and out of the clinic
    S Rachman
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, 2136 West Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z4
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 35:207-8. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint A cognitive theory of compulsive checking
    S Rachman
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Behav Res Ther 40:625-39. 2002
    ..Experimental predictions are set out and the therapeutic implications of the construal are discussed...
  7. doi request reprint Mental contamination: the perpetrator effect
    S Rachman
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, 2136 West Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 43:587-93. 2012
    ..It is an experimental illustration of mental contamination, that is, contamination which is evoked by a mental event without any contact with a tangible contaminant...
  8. ncbi request reprint Vulnerability to mental contamination
    Joanna K Herba
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, 2136 West Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z4
    Behav Res Ther 45:2804-12. 2007
    ..Discussion focuses on the implications of these findings for our understanding of mental contamination...
  9. doi request reprint Betrayal: a psychological analysis
    S Rachman
    Dept Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T1Z4, Canada
    Behav Res Ther 48:304-11. 2010
    ..Feelings of mental contamination can also be aroused in some 'perpetrators' of non-consensual acts involving betrayal. The psychological significance of acts of betrayal is discussed...
  10. doi request reprint Reducing contamination by exposure plus safety behaviour
    S Rachman
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, 2136 West Mall, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z4 Canada
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 42:397-404. 2011
    ..We sought to assess the degree to which Exposure plus Safety Behaviour (E + SB) is an effective intervention for contamination fears...
  11. doi request reprint Psychological treatment of anxiety: the evolution of behavior therapy and cognitive behavior therapy
    S Rachman
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Annu Rev Clin Psychol 5:97-119. 2009
    ..Remaining theoretical problems and clinical limitations need to be tackled...
  12. ncbi request reprint Mental pollution: feelings of dirtiness without physical contact
    Nichole Fairbrother
    Anxiety Disorders Unit, Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia Hospital, Purdy Pavilion, M42, 2221 Westbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 2B5
    Behav Res Ther 43:121-30. 2005
    ..The results are also compatible with case descriptions of the onset of mental pollution and OCD subsequent to sexual trauma. Some possible implications of the results, clinical and theoretical are adumbrated...
  13. ncbi request reprint Claustrophobia and the magnetic resonance imaging procedure
    H K McIsaac
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    J Behav Med 21:255-68. 1998
    ..This brief screening instrument administered prior to the scan may help identify in advance those people who are most likely to experience claustrophobic fear and, in particular, those who panic during the MRI procedure...
  14. ncbi request reprint The Claustrophobia Questionnaire
    A S Radomsky
    Department of Psychology, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Anxiety Disord 15:287-97. 2001
    ..The CLQ appears to be a reliable and sensitive measure of claustrophobia and its component fears. We encourage the use of the CLQ in a variety of clinical and research applications. The scale is provided in this paper for public use...
  15. ncbi request reprint Memory bias, confidence and responsibility in compulsive checking
    A S Radomsky
    University of British Columbia, Psychology Department, Vancouver, Canada
    Behav Res Ther 39:813-22. 2001
    ..The results are discussed in terms of the mnestic deficit theory of OCD and in terms of cognitive-behavioural approaches to understanding the disorder...
  16. doi request reprint Separating hoarding from OCD
    S Rachman
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Behav Res Ther 47:520-2. 2009
    ..It is proposed that the matter can be clarified by separating hoarding from OCD, and that this would advance clinical work and research...
  17. ncbi request reprint The Vancouver Obsessional Compulsive Inventory (VOCI)
    Dana S Thordarson
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, 2136 West Mall, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Behav Res Ther 42:1289-314. 2004
    ..We anticipate that, like its predecessor, the VOCI will have widespread use in both research and clinical settings...
  18. ncbi request reprint Why do episodes of panic stop?
    A S Radomsky
    University of British Columbia, Department of Psychology, Vancouver, Canada
    J Anxiety Disord 12:263-70. 1998
    ..The theoretical and therapeutic significance of this self-limiting feature of panic episodes is considered, as is the probable occurrence of a postpanic refractory period...
  19. doi request reprint Safety behaviour: a reconsideration
    S Rachman
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, 2136 West Mall, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Behav Res Ther 46:163-73. 2008
    ..We propose that additional investigations of the judicious use of safety behaviour will help to elucidate therapeutic uses of safety behaviour in the treatment of anxious and related types of psychopathology...
  20. ncbi request reprint PTSD in victims of sexual assault: test of a major component of the Ehlers-Clark theory
    Nichole Fairbrother
    Interdisciplinary Women s Reproductive Health Research Training Program, BCRICWH Department of Health Care and Epidemiology Faculty of Medicine, University of British Colombia, 5804 Fairview Avenue, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z3
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 37:74-93. 2006
    ..This finding remained significant after statistically controlling for the perceived severity of the assault. Most of the results are consistent with the Ehlers-Clark theory...
  21. ncbi request reprint The concealment of obsessions
    S Newth
    Psychology Department, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Behav Res Ther 39:457-64. 2001
    ..It is suggested that the selected, planned, suitable disclosure of obsessions can be therapeutic--presumably because it exposes the patient to alternative interpretations of the significance of the unwanted thoughts...
  22. ncbi request reprint Fear of contamination
    S Rachman
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, V6T 1Z4
    Behav Res Ther 42:1227-55. 2004
    ..It is suggested that applying cognitive analyses and tactics may improve our ability to treat these powerful and tenacious fears...
  23. ncbi request reprint Symmetry, ordering and arranging compulsive behaviour
    A S Radomsky
    Department of Psychology, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Behav Res Ther 42:893-913. 2004
    ..It is suggested that compulsive ordering and a drive for symmetry are extreme manifestations of the common preference for order and symmetry...