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. 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
  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. 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

Detail Information

Publications21

  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
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  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. 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...
  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. 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...
  11. 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)...
  12. 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...
  13. 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
    ....
  14. doi request reprint The trichotillomania impact project in young children (TIP-YC): clinical characteristics, comorbidity, functional impairment and treatment utilization
    Michael R Walther
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, 2441 East Hartford Avenue, Milwaukee, WI, 53211, USA
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 45:24-31. 2014
    ..In conclusion, clinical characteristics of childhood hair pulling are largely similar to adult/adolescent hair pulling problems, but there are some notable differences, particularly among pre-school aged children...
  15. 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...
  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. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...