Christopher A Flessner

Summary

Affiliation: Brown University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The Milwaukee Inventory for Styles of Trichotillomania-Child Version (MIST-C): initial development and psychometric properties
    Christopher A Flessner
    University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, USA
    Behav Modif 31:896-918. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Cross-sectional study of women with trichotillomania: a preliminary examination of pulling styles, severity, phenomenology, and functional impact
    Christopher A Flessner
    Department of Psychology, Bradley Hasbro Research Clinic, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Coro West Building, 2nd Floor, 1 Hoppin St, Providence, RI 02915, USA
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 40:153-67. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Styles of pulling in youths with trichotillomania: exploring differences in symptom severity, phenomenology, and comorbid psychiatric symptoms
    Christopher A Flessner
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    Behav Res Ther 46:1055-61. 2008
  4. doi request reprint The Milwaukee Inventory for the Dimensions of Adult Skin Picking (MIDAS): initial development and psychometric properties
    Michael R Walther
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, 224 Garland Hall, 2441 E Hartford Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53211, USA
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 40:127-35. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Skin picking disorder is associated with other body-focused repetitive behaviors: findings from an internet study
    Ivar Snorrason
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI 53211, USA
    Ann Clin Psychiatry 24:292-9. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Styles of pulling in trichotillomania: exploring differences in symptom severity, phenomenology, and functional impact
    Christopher A Flessner
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI 53211, USA
    Behav Res Ther 46:345-57. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Age of onset of trichotillomania symptoms: investigating clinical correlates
    Christopher A Flessner
    Bradley Hasbro Children s Research Center, Providence, RI, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 198:896-900. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint StopPicking.com: Internet-based treatment for self-injurious skin picking
    Christopher A Flessner
    University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, USA
    Dermatol Online J 13:3. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint The Trichotillomania Impact Project (TIP): exploring phenomenology, functional impairment, and treatment utilization
    Douglas W Woods
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, 53211, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:1877-88. 2006
  10. pmc Predictors of parental accommodation in pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder: findings from the Pediatric Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Treatment Study (POTS) trial
    Christopher A Flessner
    Bradley Hasbro Children s Research Center and Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University, 1 Hoppin Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 50:716-25. 2011

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint The Milwaukee Inventory for Styles of Trichotillomania-Child Version (MIST-C): initial development and psychometric properties
    Christopher A Flessner
    University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, USA
    Behav Modif 31:896-918. 2007
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Cross-sectional study of women with trichotillomania: a preliminary examination of pulling styles, severity, phenomenology, and functional impact
    Christopher A Flessner
    Department of Psychology, Bradley Hasbro Research Clinic, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Coro West Building, 2nd Floor, 1 Hoppin St, Providence, RI 02915, USA
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 40:153-67. 2009
    ..g., pubertal onset) in children/adolescents and adults (e.g., perimenopause). Conclusions, treatment implications, limitations, and future areas of research are discussed...
  3. doi request reprint Styles of pulling in youths with trichotillomania: exploring differences in symptom severity, phenomenology, and comorbid psychiatric symptoms
    Christopher A Flessner
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    Behav Res Ther 46:1055-61. 2008
    ..e., skin picking, lip/cheek biting). Clinical and research implications, study limitations, and future areas of research are discussed...
  4. doi request reprint The Milwaukee Inventory for the Dimensions of Adult Skin Picking (MIDAS): initial development and psychometric properties
    Michael R Walther
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, 224 Garland Hall, 2441 E Hartford Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53211, USA
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 40:127-35. 2009
    ..The MIDAS provides researchers with a reliable and valid assessment of "automatic" and "focused" skin picking...
  5. ncbi request reprint Skin picking disorder is associated with other body-focused repetitive behaviors: findings from an internet study
    Ivar Snorrason
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI 53211, USA
    Ann Clin Psychiatry 24:292-9. 2012
    ..It has been proposed that SPD is related to other problematic body-focused repetitive behaviors (BFRBs), such as hair pulling disorder (HPD) and problematic nail biting and cheek biting...
  6. doi request reprint Styles of pulling in trichotillomania: exploring differences in symptom severity, phenomenology, and functional impact
    Christopher A Flessner
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI 53211, USA
    Behav Res Ther 46:345-57. 2008
    ..Clinical and research implications, study limitations, and future areas of research are discussed...
  7. doi request reprint Age of onset of trichotillomania symptoms: investigating clinical correlates
    Christopher A Flessner
    Bradley Hasbro Children s Research Center, Providence, RI, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 198:896-900. 2010
    ..The lack of significant differences found here does not support subtyping hair-pulling by age of onset in patients who present in adulthood...
  8. ncbi request reprint StopPicking.com: Internet-based treatment for self-injurious skin picking
    Christopher A Flessner
    University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, USA
    Dermatol Online J 13:3. 2007
    ..com may provide an alternative or adjunctive treatment for SP. The current study is limited by lack of a control condition and use of a non-referred sample of skin pickers...
  9. ncbi request reprint The Trichotillomania Impact Project (TIP): exploring phenomenology, functional impairment, and treatment utilization
    Douglas W Woods
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, 53211, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:1877-88. 2006
    ..The current study (i.e., The Trichotillomania Impact Project) was designed to provide initial information regarding these issues...
  10. pmc Predictors of parental accommodation in pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder: findings from the Pediatric Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Treatment Study (POTS) trial
    Christopher A Flessner
    Bradley Hasbro Children s Research Center and Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University, 1 Hoppin Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 50:716-25. 2011
    ..No studies have examined this phenomenon using empirically derived subscales of the Family Accommodation Scale-Parent Report (i.e., Caregiver Involvement, Avoidance of Triggers)...
  11. doi request reprint The Skin Picking Impact Project: phenomenology, interference, and treatment utilization of pathological skin picking in a population-based sample
    Benjamin T P Tucker
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, United States
    J Anxiety Disord 25:88-95. 2011
    ..Results suggest that PSP is a significant public health concern in need of further rigorous investigation...
  12. doi request reprint The Children's Yale-Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale: reliability and validity for use among 5 to 8 year olds with obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Jennifer Freeman
    Rhode Island Hospital and Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 39:877-83. 2011
    ....
  13. doi request reprint The Skin Picking Impact Scale: Factor structure, validity and development of a short version
    Ivar Snorrason
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53211, USA
    Scand J Psychol 54:344-8. 2013
    ..In conclusion, the findings indicate that both versions are psychometrically sound measures of SPD related psychosocial impact; however, some potential limitations of the full scale are discussed...
  14. doi request reprint The impact of neuropsychological functioning on treatment outcome in pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Christopher A Flessner
    Rhode Island Hospital, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Bradley Hasbro Children s Research Center, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Depress Anxiety 27:365-71. 2010
    ..Scant research has examined the effect of neuropsychological (NP) functioning on treatment outcome in pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). This study sought to address this gap in existing research...
  15. doi request reprint Acceptance-enhanced behavior therapy (AEBT) for trichotillomania and chronic skin picking: exploring the effects of component sequencing
    Christopher A Flessner
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI 53211, USA
    Behav Modif 32:579-94. 2008
    ..Conclusions, limitations, and future areas of research are discussed...
  16. pmc Cognitive-behavioral therapy for childhood repetitive behavior disorders: tic disorders and trichotillomania
    Christopher A Flessner
    Division of Child and Family Psychiatry, Rhode Island Hospital, Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 20:319-28. 2011
    ..Two recent empirical studies on the immense potential of CBT in treating childhood repetitive behavior disorders and future areas of research are also discussed...
  17. ncbi request reprint Phenomenological characteristics, social problems, and the economic impact associated with chronic skin picking
    Christopher A Flessner
    University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
    Behav Modif 30:944-63. 2006
    ..Implications, conclusions, and future areas of research are discussed...
  18. ncbi request reprint A controlled evaluation of acceptance and commitment therapy plus habit reversal for trichotillomania
    Douglas W Woods
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Grand Hall, P O Box 413, Milwaukee, WI 53201, USA
    Behav Res Ther 44:639-56. 2006
    ..Other implications and suggestions for future research are noted...
  19. pmc Treatment of vocal tics in children with Tourette syndrome: investigating the efficacy of habit reversal
    Douglas W Woods
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, 53201, USA
    J Appl Behav Anal 36:109-12. 2003
    ..Habit reversal was used to treat vocal tics in 5 children with Tourette syndrome. Vocal tics were reduced in 4 of the 5 children, the untreated motor tics did not increase, and treatment was acceptable to the children's parents...
  20. doi request reprint Hair pulling disorder (trichotillomania): genes, neurobiology, and a model for understanding impulsivity and compulsivity
    Christopher A Flessner
    Kent State University, Department of Psychology, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    Psychiatry Res 199:151-8. 2012
    ..This review concludes with a description of areas-phenotype, neurobiology, and genes-in need of further study...