Thomas Lynch

Summary

Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms of change in dialectical behavior therapy: theoretical and empirical observations
    Thomas R Lynch
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University and Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Clin Psychol 62:459-80. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Borderline personality disorder and emotional responding: a review of the research literature
    M Zachary Rosenthal
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Box 3026, Durham, NC 27710, Duke University Medical Center, United States
    Clin Psychol Rev 28:75-91. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Correlates of suicidal ideation among an elderly depressed sample
    T R Lynch
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Affect Disord 56:9-15. 1999
  4. ncbi request reprint Dialectical behavior therapy for borderline personality disorder
    Thomas R Lynch
    Department of Psychology and Neurosciences, Duke University, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Annu Rev Clin Psychol 3:181-205. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint A model predicting suicidal ideation and hopelessness in depressed older adults: the impact of emotion inhibition and affect intensity
    T R Lynch
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27704, USA
    Aging Ment Health 8:486-97. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Treatment of older adults with co-morbid personality disorder and depression: a dialectical behavior therapy approach
    Thomas R Lynch
    Cognitive Behavioral Research and Treatment Program, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center Duke University, Box 3026, 2213 Elba Street, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:131-43. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Heightened sensitivity to facial expressions of emotion in borderline personality disorder
    Thomas R Lynch
    Department of Psychology, Social and Health Sciences, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
    Emotion 6:647-55. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint A mediational model of trait negative affectivity, dispositional thought suppression, and intrusive thoughts following laboratory stressors
    Thomas R Lynch
    Department of Psychology, Social and Health Sciences, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Behav Res Ther 45:749-61. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Dialectical behavior therapy for depressed older adults: a randomized pilot study
    Thomas R Lynch
    Duke University Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27704, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 11:33-45. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Couple functioning in depression: the roles of sociotropy and autonomy
    T R Lynch
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Clin Psychol 57:93-103. 2001

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications35

  1. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms of change in dialectical behavior therapy: theoretical and empirical observations
    Thomas R Lynch
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University and Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Clin Psychol 62:459-80. 2006
    ..Ultimately, our goal was to provide guidance for theoretically and empirically grounded research on the mechanisms of change in DBT...
  2. ncbi request reprint Borderline personality disorder and emotional responding: a review of the research literature
    M Zachary Rosenthal
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Box 3026, Durham, NC 27710, Duke University Medical Center, United States
    Clin Psychol Rev 28:75-91. 2008
    ..Finally, problems commonly encountered when conducting translational research on emotion in BPD are outlined, and solutions to these problems are offered...
  3. ncbi request reprint Correlates of suicidal ideation among an elderly depressed sample
    T R Lynch
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Affect Disord 56:9-15. 1999
    ..Suicidal ideation has been shown to be strongly associated with suicide completion and elders take their own lives more than any other age group...
  4. ncbi request reprint Dialectical behavior therapy for borderline personality disorder
    Thomas R Lynch
    Department of Psychology and Neurosciences, Duke University, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Annu Rev Clin Psychol 3:181-205. 2007
    ..This review provides a brief introduction to DBT, followed by a critical appraisal of empirical support for the treatment and a discussion of current research trends...
  5. ncbi request reprint A model predicting suicidal ideation and hopelessness in depressed older adults: the impact of emotion inhibition and affect intensity
    T R Lynch
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27704, USA
    Aging Ment Health 8:486-97. 2004
    ..These results suggest that suicide prevention efforts in older adults may be improved by targeting emotion inhibition in treatment, especially among affectively intense and reactive older adults...
  6. ncbi request reprint Treatment of older adults with co-morbid personality disorder and depression: a dialectical behavior therapy approach
    Thomas R Lynch
    Cognitive Behavioral Research and Treatment Program, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center Duke University, Box 3026, 2213 Elba Street, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:131-43. 2007
    ..It has also been demonstrated that personality disorders in older adults complicate treatment of other psychopathology, as well as result in heightened interpersonal disturbance and emotional distress...
  7. ncbi request reprint Heightened sensitivity to facial expressions of emotion in borderline personality disorder
    Thomas R Lynch
    Department of Psychology, Social and Health Sciences, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
    Emotion 6:647-55. 2006
    ..These findings could not be explained by participants with BPD responding faster with more errors. Overall, results appear to support the contention that heightened emotional sensitivity may be a core feature of BPD...
  8. ncbi request reprint A mediational model of trait negative affectivity, dispositional thought suppression, and intrusive thoughts following laboratory stressors
    Thomas R Lynch
    Department of Psychology, Social and Health Sciences, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Behav Res Ther 45:749-61. 2007
    ..Results from both studies support a model in which chronic thought suppression fully mediates the relationship between negative affectivity and the frequency of intrusions...
  9. ncbi request reprint Dialectical behavior therapy for depressed older adults: a randomized pilot study
    Thomas R Lynch
    Duke University Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27704, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 11:33-45. 2003
    ..Authors assessed the benefits of augmenting medication with group psychotherapy...
  10. ncbi request reprint Couple functioning in depression: the roles of sociotropy and autonomy
    T R Lynch
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Clin Psychol 57:93-103. 2001
    ..The results are consistent with a model in which sociotropy and autonomy increase vulnerability to depression, in part, through their effects on interpersonal relationships...
  11. ncbi request reprint Personality disorders in late life
    J Q Morse
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3362, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 2:24-31. 2000
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  12. ncbi request reprint Perceived social support among depressed elderly, middle-aged, and young-adult samples: cross-sectional and longitudinal analyses
    T R Lynch
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Affect Disord 55:159-70. 1999
    ..This study examined clinical, historical, and phenomenological variables associated cross-sectionally and longitudinally with perceived social support...
  13. ncbi request reprint New onset and remission of suicidal ideation among a depressed adult sample
    T R Lynch
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Affect Disord 56:49-54. 1999
    ..Previous research has demonstrated that suicidal ideation often predicts suicide completion...
  14. pmc Prefrontal mechanisms for executive control over emotional distraction are altered in major depression
    Lihong Wang
    Brain Imaging and Analysis Center, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Psychiatry Res 163:143-55. 2008
    ..The results provide direct evidence of an alteration in the neural systems that interplay cognition with mood in MDD...
  15. ncbi request reprint Examining the inventory of interpersonal problems as a tool for conducting analogue studies of mechanisms underlying Borderline Personality Disorder
    C W Lejuez
    Department of Psychology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 34:313-24. 2003
    ..These data suggest the specificity of the IIP-BPD and support its use in analogue studies to better understand the mechanisms underlying the disorder...
  16. ncbi request reprint An analogue investigation of the relationships among perceived parental criticism, negative affect, and borderline personality disorder features: the role of thought suppression
    Jennifer S Cheavens
    Duke University Medical Center, Trent Drive, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Behav Res Ther 43:257-68. 2005
    ..Clinical implications, directions for further research, and limitations of the present study are discussed...
  17. doi request reprint Dialectical behavior therapy for comorbid personality disorders
    Thomas R Lynch
    Duke University, USA
    J Clin Psychol 64:154-67. 2008
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  18. pmc Decision-making and risk aversion among depressive adults
    Moria J Smoski
    Duke University Medical Center, DUMC Box 3026, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 39:567-76. 2008
    ..Findings suggested enhanced feedback-based decision-making and risk aversion among depressive individuals...
  19. pmc fMRI of alterations in reward selection, anticipation, and feedback in major depressive disorder
    Moria J Smoski
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, 27710, USA
    J Affect Disord 118:69-78. 2009
    ..Results indicate that MDD is characterized by striatal hyporesponsivity, and that future studies of MDD treatments that seek to improve responses to rewarding stimuli should assess striatal functioning...
  20. ncbi request reprint Thought suppression mediates the relationship between negative mood and PTSD in sexually assaulted women
    M Zachary Rosenthal
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Trauma Stress 19:741-5. 2006
    ..Findings extend previous studies and suggest that chronic thought suppression may help explain the link between negative mood and PTSD...
  21. ncbi request reprint Impulsivity as a common process across borderline personality and substance use disorders
    Marina A Bornovalova
    Department of Psychology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Clin Psychol Rev 25:790-812. 2005
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  22. ncbi request reprint Self-punishment as a regulation strategy in borderline personality disorder
    M Zachary Rosenthal
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Pers Disord 20:232-46. 2006
    ..Results indicated that Self-Punishment did not mediate this relationship, but did account for significant variance in BPD symptoms over and above negative affectivity. Implications and future research directions are discussed...
  23. ncbi request reprint Thought suppression mediates the relationship between negative affect and borderline personality disorder symptoms
    M Zachary Rosenthal
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, 2213 Elba Street, Box 3026, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Behav Res Ther 43:1173-85. 2005
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  24. ncbi request reprint Fluoxetine, comprehensive cognitive behavioral therapy, and placebo in generalized social phobia
    Jonathan R T Davidson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 61:1005-13. 2004
    ..Generalized social phobia is common, persistent, and disabling and is often treated with selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor drugs or cognitive behavioral therapy...
  25. ncbi request reprint Forgiveness and chronic low back pain: a preliminary study examining the relationship of forgiveness to pain, anger, and psychological distress
    James W Carson
    Pain Prevention and Treatment Research Program, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    J Pain 6:84-91. 2005
    ..These findings indicate that forgiveness can be reliably assessed in patients with persistent pain, and that a relationship appears to exist between forgiveness and important aspects of living with persistent pain...
  26. ncbi request reprint Affect intensity: association with anxious and fearful responding to bodily sensations
    Anka A Vujanovic
    Department of Psychology, University of Vermont, 2 Colchester Avenue, John Dewey Hall, Burlington, VT 05405 0134, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 20:192-206. 2006
    ..Findings are discussed in relation to better understanding the role of affect intensity as a potential risk factor for panic-related problems...
  27. ncbi request reprint Loving-kindness meditation for chronic low back pain: results from a pilot trial
    James W Carson
    Duke University Medical Center, USA
    J Holist Nurs 23:287-304. 2005
    ..Loving-kindness meditation has been used for centuries in the Buddhist tradition to develop love and transform anger into compassion. This pilot study tested an 8-week loving-kindness program for chronic low back pain patients...
  28. ncbi request reprint Childhood emotional invalidation and adult psychological distress: the mediating role of emotional inhibition
    Elizabeth D Krause
    Department of Psychology, Social and Health Sciences, Duke University, Box 90085, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 27:199-213. 2003
    ..To evaluate a model in which chronic emotional inhibition mediates the relationship between a history of childhood emotional invalidation or abuse and adult psychological distress...
  29. doi request reprint Bariatric surgery using a network and teleconferencing to serve remote patients in the Veterans Administration Health Care System: feasibility and results
    Ranjan Sudan
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Surg 202:71-6. 2011
    ..The creation and outcomes of a network to increase bariatric surgery access and patient satisfaction with teleconsultation are discussed...
  30. pmc Course of suicide ideation and predictors of change in depressed older adults
    Kelly C Cukrowicz
    Department of Psychology, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409 2051, USA
    J Affect Disord 113:30-6. 2009
    ..To this end, we examined the longitudinal course of suicide ideation in a sample of treatment-seeking depressed adults 60 years of age or older...
  31. ncbi request reprint A multimodal assessment of the relationship between emotion dysregulation and borderline personality disorder among inner-city substance users in residential treatment
    Marina A Bornovalova
    Department of Psychology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 42:717-26. 2008
    ..Findings suggest the need to further explore the role of emotion dysregulation in the development and maintenance of BPD among inner-city substance users in residential treatment...
  32. doi request reprint Personality traits and perceived social support among depressed older adults
    Kelly C Cukrowicz
    Department of Psychology, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, USA
    Aging Ment Health 12:662-9. 2008
    ..In addition, these traits may lead to more satisfying interactions and greater perceived social support over time. The implications of these results are discussed...
  33. doi request reprint Impulsivity and emotion dysregulation in Borderline Personality Disorder
    Alexander L Chapman
    Department of Psychology, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada
    J Pers Disord 22:148-64. 2008
    ..In addition, high-BPD participants reported greater emotion dysregulation in a variety of domains, compared with low-BPD participants...
  34. ncbi request reprint Response to the van Alphen et al. 'reaction to "treatment of older adults with co-morbid personality disorder and depression: a dialectical behavior therapy approach"
    Jennifer S Cheavens
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:701-2. 2007
  35. ncbi request reprint Dialectical behavior therapy for clients with HIV
    Chistopher A Kenedi
    Focus 21:1-6. 2006

Research Grants13

  1. TREATMENT OF ELDERLY DEPRESSION WITH AXIS II COMORBIDITY
    Thomas Lynch; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The project is divided into three major parts: a comprehensive baseline assessment, a treatment intervention component, and post-treatment assessment. ..
  2. Changes in Brain Activation with DBT or I/GDC
    Thomas Lynch; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The proposed study will collect pilot data and feasibility information in preparation for a future large-scale study. ..
  3. Evaluation of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
    M Rosenthal; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Results will be analyzed using HLM and other regression based procedures. ..
  4. Developing Computer Based Treatments for Addiction
    M Rosenthal; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Assessment measures will be collected at baseline, post-treatment, and 6-month follow-up. Results from this Stage la/b study will be used to direct the implementation of a future Stage 2 efficacy trial. ..