Maria Tillfors

Summary

Affiliation: Orebro University
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. ncbi Why do some individuals develop social phobia? A review with emphasis on the neurobiological influences
    Maria Tillfors
    Department of Behavioral, Social and Legal Sciences, Orebro University, SE 70182 Orebro, Sweden
    Nord J Psychiatry 58:267-76. 2004
  2. ncbi Cerebral blood flow during anticipation of public speaking in social phobia: a PET study
    Maria Tillfors
    Department of Social Sciences, Orebro University, Orebro, Sweden
    Biol Psychiatry 52:1113-9. 2002
  3. doi Relationships between social anxiety, depressive symptoms, and antisocial behaviors: evidence from a prospective study of adolescent boys
    Maria Tillfors
    Department of Behavioral, Social and Legal Sciences, Orebro University, SE 701 82 Orebro, Sweden
    J Anxiety Disord 23:718-24. 2009
  4. ncbi Social phobia in Swedish university students: prevalence, subgroups and avoidant behavior
    Maria Tillfors
    Dept of Behavioral, Social and Legal Sciences, Orebro University, 701 82, Orebro, Sweden
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:79-86. 2007
  5. ncbi Social phobia and avoidant personality disorder: one spectrum disorder?
    Maria Tillfors
    Department of Social Sciences, Orebro University, Sweden
    Nord J Psychiatry 58:147-52. 2004
  6. doi Treating university students with social phobia and public speaking fears: Internet delivered self-help with or without live group exposure sessions
    Maria Tillfors
    Department of Behavioural, Social and Legal Sciences, Orebro University, Orebro, Sweden
    Depress Anxiety 25:708-17. 2008
  7. ncbi Social phobia and avoidant personality disorder: are they separate diagnostic entities or do they reflect a spectrum of social anxiety?
    Maria Tillfors
    School of Law, Psychology and Social Work, Orebro University, Orebro, Sweden
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 46:25-33. 2009
  8. ncbi Prospective links between social anxiety and adolescent peer relations
    Maria Tillfors
    School of Law, Psychology and Social Work, Orebro University, SE 701 82 Orebro, Sweden
    J Adolesc 35:1255-63. 2012
  9. ncbi Investigating a socially anxious-impulsive subgroup of adolescents: a prospective community study
    Maria Tillfors
    Center for Health and Medical Psychology, Orebro University, Sweden
    Scand J Psychol 54:267-73. 2013
  10. ncbi Serotonin transporter polymorphism related to amygdala excitability and symptom severity in patients with social phobia
    Tomas Furmark
    Department of Psychology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    Neurosci Lett 362:189-92. 2004

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. ncbi Why do some individuals develop social phobia? A review with emphasis on the neurobiological influences
    Maria Tillfors
    Department of Behavioral, Social and Legal Sciences, Orebro University, SE 70182 Orebro, Sweden
    Nord J Psychiatry 58:267-76. 2004
    ..Further, both family and twin studies support a hereditary contribution to social phobia resulting from genetic and environmental factors, which most likely operate in an interactive way rather than acting in isolation...
  2. ncbi Cerebral blood flow during anticipation of public speaking in social phobia: a PET study
    Maria Tillfors
    Department of Social Sciences, Orebro University, Orebro, Sweden
    Biol Psychiatry 52:1113-9. 2002
    ..To evaluate anticipatory anxiety we compared individuals speaking alone before they were speaking in front of an audience with those who did the reverse...
  3. doi Relationships between social anxiety, depressive symptoms, and antisocial behaviors: evidence from a prospective study of adolescent boys
    Maria Tillfors
    Department of Behavioral, Social and Legal Sciences, Orebro University, SE 701 82 Orebro, Sweden
    J Anxiety Disord 23:718-24. 2009
    ..Our findings suggest that developmental pathways for SAD subgroups may differ...
  4. ncbi Social phobia in Swedish university students: prevalence, subgroups and avoidant behavior
    Maria Tillfors
    Dept of Behavioral, Social and Legal Sciences, Orebro University, 701 82, Orebro, Sweden
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:79-86. 2007
    ..The present study examined the prevalence of social phobia and its subgroups in a university student population. Demographic characteristics and avoidant behavior in educational settings were also examined...
  5. ncbi Social phobia and avoidant personality disorder: one spectrum disorder?
    Maria Tillfors
    Department of Social Sciences, Orebro University, Sweden
    Nord J Psychiatry 58:147-52. 2004
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  6. doi Treating university students with social phobia and public speaking fears: Internet delivered self-help with or without live group exposure sessions
    Maria Tillfors
    Department of Behavioural, Social and Legal Sciences, Orebro University, Orebro, Sweden
    Depress Anxiety 25:708-17. 2008
    ..The main objective was to test if the Internet-based self-help program would be more effective if five live group exposure sessions were added...
  7. ncbi Social phobia and avoidant personality disorder: are they separate diagnostic entities or do they reflect a spectrum of social anxiety?
    Maria Tillfors
    School of Law, Psychology and Social Work, Orebro University, Orebro, Sweden
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 46:25-33. 2009
    ..To conclude, the studies summarized provide support for the view that social phobia and avoidant personality disorder are more than arbitrary cutoffs along a continuum of social anxiety...
  8. ncbi Prospective links between social anxiety and adolescent peer relations
    Maria Tillfors
    School of Law, Psychology and Social Work, Orebro University, SE 701 82 Orebro, Sweden
    J Adolesc 35:1255-63. 2012
    ..Importantly, developmental pathways for social anxiety seem to differ for adolescent females and males...
  9. ncbi Investigating a socially anxious-impulsive subgroup of adolescents: a prospective community study
    Maria Tillfors
    Center for Health and Medical Psychology, Orebro University, Sweden
    Scand J Psychol 54:267-73. 2013
    ..Findings suggest that social anxiety subgroups may differ on problem behavior, and that early detection of an anxious-impulsive subgroup may be important to prevent maladjustment, especially for adolescent boys...
  10. ncbi Serotonin transporter polymorphism related to amygdala excitability and symptom severity in patients with social phobia
    Tomas Furmark
    Department of Psychology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    Neurosci Lett 362:189-92. 2004
    ..Thus, 5-HTT genetic variation was associated with symptom severity and amygdala excitability in social phobia...
  11. ncbi Personality dimensions measured by the Temperament and Character Inventory (TCI) in subjects with social phobia
    Ina Marteinsdottir
    Department of Neuroscience, Psychiatry, Uppsala University, Sweden
    Nord J Psychiatry 57:29-35. 2003
    ..Enhanced Harm avoidance was the most prominent personality trait. The observed deviations in TCI dimensions were primarily related to the social phobia itself and not to the presence of concurrent personality disorders...
  12. ncbi Common changes in cerebral blood flow in patients with social phobia treated with citalopram or cognitive-behavioral therapy
    Tomas Furmark
    Department of Psychology, Uppsala University, Box 1225, SE 751 42 Uppsala, Sweden
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 59:425-33. 2002
    ..Neurofunctional changes underlying effective antianxiety treatments are incompletely characterized. This study explored the effects of citalopram and cognitive-behavioral therapy on regional cerebral blood flow (rCBF) in social phobia...