Helen Blair Simpson

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Affiliation: Columbia University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder complicated by comorbid eating disorders
    H Blair Simpson
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York, USA
    Cogn Behav Ther 42:64-76. 2013
  2. pmc Investigation of cortical glutamate-glutamine and γ-aminobutyric acid in obsessive-compulsive disorder by proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy
    HELEN B SIMPSON
    Department of Psychiatry at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 37:2684-92. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Serotonin 2A receptors in obsessive-compulsive disorder: a positron emission tomography study with [11C]MDL 100907
    Helen Blair Simpson
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 70:897-904. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Challenges using motivational interviewing as an adjunct to exposure therapy for obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Helen Blair Simpson
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY, USA
    Behav Res Ther 48:941-8. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Cognitive-behavioral therapy vs risperidone for augmenting serotonin reuptake inhibitors in obsessive-compulsive disorder: a randomized clinical trial
    Helen Blair Simpson
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York, New York2New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, New York
    JAMA Psychiatry 70:1190-9. 2013
  6. doi request reprint A randomized, controlled trial of cognitive-behavioral therapy for augmenting pharmacotherapy in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Helen Blair Simpson
    Anxiety Disorders Clinic, New York State Psychiatric Institute, Unit 69, 1051 Riverside Dr, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 165:621-30. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Statistical choices can affect inferences about treatment efficacy: a case study from obsessive-compulsive disorder research
    Helen Blair Simpson
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 42:631-8. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Response versus remission in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Helen Blair Simpson
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:269-76. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Escitalopram for persistent symptoms of generalized anxiety disorder after CBT: a pilot study
    Franklin R Schneier
    Anxiety Disorders Clinic, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 198:458-61. 2010
  10. pmc Patient adherence predicts outcome from cognitive behavioral therapy in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Helen Blair Simpson
    Columbia University New York State Psychiatric Institute, 1051 Riverside Drive, Unit 69, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 79:247-52. 2011

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Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint Treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder complicated by comorbid eating disorders
    H Blair Simpson
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York, USA
    Cogn Behav Ther 42:64-76. 2013
    ..Conclusion: Simultaneous treatment of OCD and eating disorders using a multimodal approach that emphasizes ERP techniques for both OCD and eating disorders can be an effective treatment strategy for these complex cases...
  2. pmc Investigation of cortical glutamate-glutamine and γ-aminobutyric acid in obsessive-compulsive disorder by proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy
    HELEN B SIMPSON
    Department of Psychiatry at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 37:2684-92. 2012
    ..However, they may have decreased MPFC GABA levels. How GABA abnormalities might contribute to corticostriatal dysfunction in OCD deserves further study...
  3. doi request reprint Serotonin 2A receptors in obsessive-compulsive disorder: a positron emission tomography study with [11C]MDL 100907
    Helen Blair Simpson
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 70:897-904. 2011
    ..This study used positron emission tomography with the radioligand [11C]MDL 100907 to examine whether the distribution of serotonin 2A (5-HT(2A)) receptors is altered in OCD...
  4. doi request reprint Challenges using motivational interviewing as an adjunct to exposure therapy for obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Helen Blair Simpson
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY, USA
    Behav Res Ther 48:941-8. 2010
    ..We recommend that MI be further evaluated in OCD by exploring alternative modes of delivery and by focusing on patients less ready for change than the current sample...
  5. doi request reprint Cognitive-behavioral therapy vs risperidone for augmenting serotonin reuptake inhibitors in obsessive-compulsive disorder: a randomized clinical trial
    Helen Blair Simpson
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York, New York2New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, New York
    JAMA Psychiatry 70:1190-9. 2013
    ..In such cases, practice guidelines recommend adding antipsychotics or cognitive-behavioral therapy consisting of exposure and ritual prevention (EX/RP)...
  6. doi request reprint A randomized, controlled trial of cognitive-behavioral therapy for augmenting pharmacotherapy in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Helen Blair Simpson
    Anxiety Disorders Clinic, New York State Psychiatric Institute, Unit 69, 1051 Riverside Dr, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 165:621-30. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of augmenting SRIs with exposure and ritual prevention, an established cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for OCD...
  7. ncbi request reprint Statistical choices can affect inferences about treatment efficacy: a case study from obsessive-compulsive disorder research
    Helen Blair Simpson
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 42:631-8. 2008
    ..The use of appropriate statistical methods in psychiatric trials can advance public health by ensuring that valid inferences are made about treatment efficacy...
  8. ncbi request reprint Response versus remission in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Helen Blair Simpson
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:269-76. 2006
    ..To investigate rates of response and remission in adults with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) after 12 weeks of evidence-based treatment...
  9. doi request reprint Escitalopram for persistent symptoms of generalized anxiety disorder after CBT: a pilot study
    Franklin R Schneier
    Anxiety Disorders Clinic, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 198:458-61. 2010
    ..Escitalopram may benefit GAD patients with clinically significant symptoms after CBT and merits further study under controlled conditions in a larger sample...
  10. pmc Patient adherence predicts outcome from cognitive behavioral therapy in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Helen Blair Simpson
    Columbia University New York State Psychiatric Institute, 1051 Riverside Drive, Unit 69, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 79:247-52. 2011
    ..To examine the effects of patient adherence on outcome from exposure and response prevention (EX/RP) therapy in adults with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)...
  11. doi request reprint Six-month follow-up of a randomized controlled trial augmenting serotonin reuptake inhibitor treatment with exposure and ritual prevention for obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Edna B Foa
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 74:464-9. 2013
    ..This article describes the long-term effects of augmenting serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SRIs) with exposure and ritual prevention or stress management training in patients with DSM-IV obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Development of a patient adherence scale for exposure and response prevention therapy
    Helen Blair Simpson
    Anxiety Disorders Clinic, New York Psychiatric Institute, Unit 69, 1051 Riverside Drive, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Behav Ther 41:30-7. 2010
    ..Future research will need to test the scale's reliability and validity in a larger sample of patients over the course of treatment...
  13. ncbi request reprint Are there reliable neuropsychological deficits in obsessive-compulsive disorder?
    Helen Blair Simpson
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, Unit 69, 1051 Riverside Drive, New York, NY, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 40:247-57. 2006
    ..Whether there are reliable neuropsychological deficits in OCD that can be easily identified in a clinical sample and that contribute to functional impairment remains unclear and requires further study...
  14. doi request reprint Adding motivational interviewing to exposure and ritual prevention for obsessive-compulsive disorder: an open pilot trial
    Helen Blair Simpson
    Anxiety Disorders Clinic, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY, USA
    Cogn Behav Ther 37:38-49. 2008
    ..Challenges in combining these treatments and maintaining the integrity of each as well as limitations of the study are discussed...
  15. pmc Prevalence and correlates of difficulty discarding: results from a national sample of the US population
    Carolyn I Rodriguez
    Columbia University, Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 201:795-801. 2013
    ..When reported in a clinical setting, it may signal that careful assessment is needed to clarify diagnosis and inform treatment strategies. ..
  16. pmc Patient preferences for obsessive-compulsive disorder treatment
    Sapana R Patel
    Columbia University, Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 71:1434-9. 2010
    ..To explore preferences for the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). We hypothesized that OCD patients will select a combination of medication and psychotherapy as their most preferred choice overall...
  17. ncbi request reprint Standard criteria for relapse are needed in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Helen Blair Simpson
    Anxiety Disorders Clinic, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Depress Anxiety 21:1-8. 2005
    ..Standard criteria for relapse are needed in OCD to facilitate comparisons between studies (enabling better treatment guidelines) and to advance research on mechanisms of relapse and relapse prevention...
  18. ncbi request reprint Treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder by U.S. psychiatrists
    Carlos Blanco
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:946-51. 2006
    ..To examine the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) by a nationally representative sample of psychiatrists...
  19. pmc Prevalence of hoarding disorder in individuals at potential risk of eviction in New York City: a pilot study
    Carolyn I Rodriguez
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, 1051 Riverside Drive, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 200:91-4. 2012
    ..Future studies are needed to determine whether HD treatment can reduce the risk of eviction and homelessness in NYC...
  20. ncbi request reprint Pharmacological treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Helen Blair Simpson
    Anxiety Disorder Clinic, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Curr Top Behav Neurosci 2:527-43. 2010
    ..Finally, novel strategies which are based on an increased understanding of the brain mechanisms underlying OCD and which are under investigation will be reviewed...