Courtney Beard

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Affiliation: Brown University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Cognitive bias modification for anxiety: current evidence and future directions
    Courtney Beard
    Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Box G BH, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Expert Rev Neurother 11:299-311. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Attention bias for sexual words in female sexual dysfunction
    Courtney Beard
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    J Sex Marital Ther 36:216-26. 2010
  3. pmc Socially anxious primary care patients' attitudes toward cognitive bias modification (CBM): a qualitative study
    Courtney Beard
    Alpert Medical School of Brown University, USA
    Behav Cogn Psychother 40:618-33. 2012
  4. pmc Efficacy of attention bias modification using threat and appetitive stimuli: a meta-analytic review
    Courtney Beard
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Behav Ther 43:724-40. 2012
  5. pmc Health-related Quality of Life across the anxiety disorders: findings from a sample of primary care patients
    Courtney Beard
    Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 24:559-64. 2010
  6. pmc Characteristics and predictors of social phobia course in a longitudinal study of primary-care patients
    Courtney Beard
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Depress Anxiety 27:839-45. 2010
  7. pmc Combined cognitive bias modification treatment for social anxiety disorder: a pilot trial
    Courtney Beard
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Depress Anxiety 28:981-8. 2011
  8. pmc A multi-session interpretation modification program: changes in interpretation and social anxiety symptoms
    Courtney Beard
    Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Behav Res Ther 46:1135-41. 2008
  9. pmc Psychometric properties of the Liebowitz Social Anxiety Scale (LSAS) in a longitudinal study of African Americans with anxiety disorders
    Courtney Beard
    Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 25:722-6. 2011
  10. pmc Impact of stressful life events on the course of panic disorder in adults
    Ethan Moitra
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, United States
    J Affect Disord 134:373-6. 2011

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. pmc Cognitive bias modification for anxiety: current evidence and future directions
    Courtney Beard
    Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Box G BH, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Expert Rev Neurother 11:299-311. 2011
    ..This article focuses on the theoretical rationale for CBM and the current evidence from analogue and clinical samples...
  2. ncbi request reprint Attention bias for sexual words in female sexual dysfunction
    Courtney Beard
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    J Sex Marital Ther 36:216-26. 2010
    ..As expected, female participants with sexual dysfunction showed an attention bias to sexual words, whereas control participants did not. The authors discuss implications for models of sexual dysfunction and clinical intervention...
  3. pmc Socially anxious primary care patients' attitudes toward cognitive bias modification (CBM): a qualitative study
    Courtney Beard
    Alpert Medical School of Brown University, USA
    Behav Cogn Psychother 40:618-33. 2012
    ..To date, attitudes toward and acceptability of CBM have not been systematically examined...
  4. pmc Efficacy of attention bias modification using threat and appetitive stimuli: a meta-analytic review
    Courtney Beard
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Behav Ther 43:724-40. 2012
    ..ABM has a moderate and robust effect on attention bias when using threat stimuli. Further studies are needed to determine whether these effects are also robust when using appetitive stimuli and for affecting subjective experiences...
  5. pmc Health-related Quality of Life across the anxiety disorders: findings from a sample of primary care patients
    Courtney Beard
    Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 24:559-64. 2010
    ..The current study extends previous research by showing that different anxiety disorders and comorbid conditions may be associated with impairment in specific domains of HR-QoL...
  6. pmc Characteristics and predictors of social phobia course in a longitudinal study of primary-care patients
    Courtney Beard
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Depress Anxiety 27:839-45. 2010
    ..To date, few researchers have examined the natural course of SP in primary care. We examined the natural course and predictors of recovery in a large sample of primary-care patients...
  7. pmc Combined cognitive bias modification treatment for social anxiety disorder: a pilot trial
    Courtney Beard
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Depress Anxiety 28:981-8. 2011
    ..However, previous randomized trials have not systematically examined the combination of CBM for attention (CBM-A) and interpretation (CBM-I) or the credibility and acceptability of these protocols...
  8. pmc A multi-session interpretation modification program: changes in interpretation and social anxiety symptoms
    Courtney Beard
    Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Behav Res Ther 46:1135-41. 2008
    ..Moreover, changes in benign interpretation mediated IMP's effect on social anxiety. This initial trial suggests that interpretation modification may have clinical utility when applied as a multi-session intervention...
  9. pmc Psychometric properties of the Liebowitz Social Anxiety Scale (LSAS) in a longitudinal study of African Americans with anxiety disorders
    Courtney Beard
    Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 25:722-6. 2011
    ..Overall, the LSAS performed similarly in our African American sample as in previous European American samples. Exploratory factor analyses are warranted to determine whether a better factor structure exists for African Americans...
  10. pmc Impact of stressful life events on the course of panic disorder in adults
    Ethan Moitra
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, United States
    J Affect Disord 134:373-6. 2011
    ..However, limited attention has been paid to how SLEs might affect the severity of panic symptoms in individuals with PD/PDA. In this study, we examined the relationship between SLEs and panic symptom severity in adults with PD/PDA...
  11. pmc The Harvard/Brown Anxiety Research Project-Phase II (HARP-II): rationale, methods, and features of the sample at intake
    Risa B Weisberg
    Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, United States Risa
    J Anxiety Disord 26:532-43. 2012
    ..g., discrimination, acculturation, negative affect). Results should lead to improved understanding, prognostics, and treatment of anxiety in diverse populations...
  12. pmc The effect of a single-session attention modification program on response to a public-speaking challenge in socially anxious individuals
    Nader Amir
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, 6386 Alvarado Court, San Diego, CA 92182, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 117:860-8. 2008
    ..Moreover, blind raters judged the speeches of those in the AMP group as better than those in the ACC group. These results are consistent with the hypothesis that attention plays a causal role in the maintenance of social anxiety...
  13. pmc Occupational impairment and Social Anxiety Disorder in a sample of primary care patients
    Ethan Moitra
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, United States
    J Affect Disord 130:209-12. 2011
    ..In this study, we compared workplace functioning in primary care patients with SAD to patients with other anxiety disorders and comorbid Major Depressive Disorder (MDD)...
  14. pmc Attention modification program in individuals with generalized anxiety disorder
    Nader Amir
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92120 4913, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 118:28-33. 2009
    ..These effects were not present in the ACC group. These results are consistent with the hypothesis that attention plays a causal role in the maintenance of GAD and suggest that altering attention mechanisms may effectively reduce anxiety...
  15. doi request reprint Adequacy of treatment received by primary care patients with anxiety disorders
    Risa B Weisberg
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island Department of Family Medicine, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island
    Depress Anxiety 31:443-50. 2014
    ..We examined the adequacy of pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy received by primary care patients with anxiety disorders over up to 5 years of follow-up...
  16. pmc Attention training to reduce attention bias and social stressor reactivity: an attempt to replicate and extend previous findings
    Kristin Julian
    Department of Psychology, Southern Methodist University, Dedman College, Dallas, TX 75275, USA
    Behav Res Ther 50:350-8. 2012
    ..The failure to replicate previous findings is discussed...
  17. ncbi request reprint Resolving ambiguity: the effect of experience on interpretation of ambiguous events in generalized social phobia
    Nader Amir
    Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30606, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 114:402-8. 2005
    ..GSP participants did not show this pattern in learning a nonthreat meaning of a homograph. These results support the hypothesis that a faulty learning mechanism may be involved in social anxiety...