S O Lilienfeld

Summary

Affiliation: Emory University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint When worlds collide. Social science, politics, and the Rind et al. (1998). Child sexual abuse meta-analysis
    Scott O Lilienfeld
    Department of Psychology, Room 206, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am Psychol 57:176-88. 2002
  2. doi request reprint Why many clinical psychologists are resistant to evidence-based practice: root causes and constructive remedies
    Scott O Lilienfeld
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, United States
    Clin Psychol Rev 33:883-900. 2013
  3. doi request reprint The research-practice gap: bridging the schism between eating disorder researchers and practitioners
    Scott O Lilienfeld
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 46:386-94. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Fearless dominance and the U.S. presidency: implications of psychopathic personality traits for successful and unsuccessful political leadership
    Scott O Lilienfeld
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 103:489-505. 2012
  5. doi request reprint The role of fearless dominance in psychopathy: confusions, controversies, and clarifications
    Scott O Lilienfeld
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Personal Disord 3:327-40. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Distinguishing science from pseudoscience in school psychology: science and scientific thinking as safeguards against human error
    Scott O Lilienfeld
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Sch Psychol 50:7-36. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Public skepticism of psychology: why many people perceive the study of human behavior as unscientific
    Scott O Lilienfeld
    Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am Psychol 67:111-29. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint A funny thing happened on the way to my American Psychologist publication
    Scott O Lilienfeld
    Department of Psychology, Room 206, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am Psychol 57:225-7. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint A great pioneer of clinical science remembered: introduction to the special issue in honor of Paul E. Meehl
    Scott O Lilienfeld
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Clin Psychol 61:1201-7. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Defining psychology: is it worth the trouble?
    Scott O Lilienfeld
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Clin Psychol 60:1249-53. 2004

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Publications54

  1. ncbi request reprint When worlds collide. Social science, politics, and the Rind et al. (1998). Child sexual abuse meta-analysis
    Scott O Lilienfeld
    Department of Psychology, Room 206, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am Psychol 57:176-88. 2002
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Why many clinical psychologists are resistant to evidence-based practice: root causes and constructive remedies
    Scott O Lilienfeld
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, United States
    Clin Psychol Rev 33:883-900. 2013
    ..We advance educational proposals for articulating the importance of EBP to the forthcoming generation of clinical practitioners and researchers, and constructive remedies for addressing clinical psychologists' objections to EBP...
  3. doi request reprint The research-practice gap: bridging the schism between eating disorder researchers and practitioners
    Scott O Lilienfeld
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 46:386-94. 2013
    ..The field of eating disorders (EDs) treatment has been beset by a marked disjunction between scientific evidence and clinical application. We describe the nature and scope of the research-practice gap in the ED field...
  4. doi request reprint Fearless dominance and the U.S. presidency: implications of psychopathic personality traits for successful and unsuccessful political leadership
    Scott O Lilienfeld
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 103:489-505. 2012
    ....
  5. doi request reprint The role of fearless dominance in psychopathy: confusions, controversies, and clarifications
    Scott O Lilienfeld
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Personal Disord 3:327-40. 2012
    ..A scientific approach to psychopathy requires the question of whether its subdimensions are linked to adaptive functioning to be adjudicated by data, not by fiat...
  6. doi request reprint Distinguishing science from pseudoscience in school psychology: science and scientific thinking as safeguards against human error
    Scott O Lilienfeld
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Sch Psychol 50:7-36. 2012
    ..We argue that scientific thinking, although fallible, is ultimately school psychologists' best safeguard against a host of errors in thinking...
  7. doi request reprint Public skepticism of psychology: why many people perceive the study of human behavior as unscientific
    Scott O Lilienfeld
    Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am Psychol 67:111-29. 2012
    ..I offer several individual and institutional recommendations for enhancing psychology's image and contend that public skepticism toward psychology may, paradoxically, be one of our field's strongest allies...
  8. ncbi request reprint A funny thing happened on the way to my American Psychologist publication
    Scott O Lilienfeld
    Department of Psychology, Room 206, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am Psychol 57:225-7. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint A great pioneer of clinical science remembered: introduction to the special issue in honor of Paul E. Meehl
    Scott O Lilienfeld
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Clin Psychol 61:1201-7. 2005
    ..These articles illustrate not only Meehl's legendary brilliance but also his pivotal role in forcing clinical psychologists to think more clearly and incisively about their subject matter...
  10. ncbi request reprint Defining psychology: is it worth the trouble?
    Scott O Lilienfeld
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Clin Psychol 60:1249-53. 2004
    ..The sources of this gap lie not in intractable definitional disputes, but in fundamentally different approaches to acquiring knowledge...
  11. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal studies of personality disorders: four lessons from personality psychology
    Scott O Lilienfeld
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Pers Disord 19:547-56; discussion 594-6. 2005
    ..These lessons remind us that the science of personality disorders must be informed by the basic science of personality...
  12. ncbi request reprint Scientifically unsupported and supported interventions for childhood psychopathology: a summary
    Scott O Lilienfeld
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, Room 206, 532 Kilgo Circle, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Pediatrics 115:761-4. 2005
    ..A key challenge for the future will be to place the treatment of childhood psychiatric disorders on firmer scientific footing...
  13. ncbi request reprint Dissociative identity disorder and the sociocognitive model: recalling the lessons of the past
    S O Lilienfeld
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Psychol Bull 125:507-23. 1999
    ..The present authors conclude that Gleaves's analysis underemphasized the cultural manifestations of multiple role enactments and that the history of DID imparts a valuable lesson to contemporary psychotherapists...
  14. doi request reprint Unresolved questions concerning the effectiveness of psychological assessment as a therapeutic intervention: comment on Poston and Hanson (2010)
    Scott O Lilienfeld
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, 36 Eagle Row, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Psychol Assess 23:1047-55; discussion 1056-62. 2011
    ..We conclude that Poston and Hanson's (2010) review leaves a number of lingering questions concerning the treatment utility of PATI unanswered...
  15. ncbi request reprint The Rorschach test in clinical diagnosis: a critical review, with a backward look at Garfield (1947)
    J M Wood
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas at El Paso, 79968, USA
    J Clin Psychol 56:395-430; discussion 431-4. 2000
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  16. ncbi request reprint The Rorschach Inkblot Test: a case of overstatement?
    J M Wood
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas at El Paso, 79968, USA
    Assessment 6:341-52. 1999
    ..Contrary to overstated claims made on behalf of the Rorschach, the test continues to be a highly problematic instrument from a psychometric standpoint...
  17. doi request reprint Trait correlates of relational aggression in a nonclinical sample: DSM-IV personality disorders and psychopathy
    Kelly M Schmeelk
    Department of Psychology, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 1270, USA
    J Pers Disord 22:269-83. 2008
    ..Further research on the psycho-pathological implications of relational aggression in more severely affected samples is warranted...
  18. ncbi request reprint Essentialism revisited: evolutionary theory and the concept of mental disorder
    S O Lilienfeld
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 108:400-11. 1999
    ..The authors argue that the HDA has been convincingly falsified and discuss the failure of essentialistic concepts to resolve controversies in other domains of biological science...
  19. ncbi request reprint Déjà vu all over again: critical misunderstandings concerning anxiety sensitivity and constructive suggestions for future research
    S O Lilienfeld
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 12:71-82. 1998
    ..The authors suggest that future research on AS (a) embed this construct within the context of broader temperamental and personality variables and (b) explicitly recognize the biodirectionality of emotional and cognitive influences...
  20. ncbi request reprint The association between anxiety and psychopathy dimensions in children
    P J Frick
    Department of Psychology, University of New Orleans, Louisiana 20148, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 27:383-92. 1999
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint A preliminary investigation of the construct of psychopathic personality (psychopathy) in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes)
    S O Lilienfeld
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Comp Psychol 113:365-75. 1999
    ..Although further validation of the CPM is needed, these findings suggest that the psychopathy construct may be relevant to chimpanzees...
  22. doi request reprint Differences between trait fear and trait anxiety: implications for psychopathology
    Patrick Sylvers
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, United States
    Clin Psychol Rev 31:122-37. 2011
    ..Moreover, they suggest that future research should focus on deriving more content valid measures of trait fear and trait anxiety from the neurobiological and diagnostic literatures...
  23. ncbi request reprint Neural correlates of social cooperation and non-cooperation as a function of psychopathy
    James K Rilling
    Department of Anthropology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 61:1260-71. 2007
    ..In this study, we probed the behavioral, emotional, and neural correlates of psychopathic traits within the context of a dyadic social interaction...
  24. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in psychopathy and antisocial personality disorder. A review and integration
    Ellison M Cale
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Clin Psychol Rev 22:1179-207. 2002
    ..We conclude with recommendations for future research in this area, including suggestions for embedding the study of sex differences in psychopathy and ASPD within a construct validational framework...
  25. ncbi request reprint The Psychopathy Q-sort: construct validity evidence in a nonclinical sample
    Katherine A Fowler
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, USA
    Assessment 14:75-9. 2007
    ..Future research using the PQS should focus on potential domains of incremental validity of peer-rated psychopathy beyond self-reported psychopathy...
  26. ncbi request reprint Histrionic personality disorder and antisocial personality disorder: sex-differentiated manifestations of psychopathy?
    Ellison M Cale
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, 532 N Kilgo Circle, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Pers Disord 16:52-72. 2002
    ..Contrary to previous findings, scores on response modulation tasks were not significantly related to psychopathy, or to either HPD or ASPD. The limitations of this study and possibilities for future research in this area are outlined...
  27. ncbi request reprint Anxiety sensitivity: relations to psychopathy, DSM-IV personality disorder features, and personality traits
    S O Lilienfeld
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 15:367-93. 2001
    ..Implications and limitations of the present findings for the correlates and etiology of AS are outlined...
  28. ncbi request reprint Identifying inmates at risk for disciplinary infractions: a comparison of two measures of psychopathy
    J F Edens
    Department of Psychology, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX 77341 2447, USA
    Behav Sci Law 17:435-43. 1999
    ..Results are discussed in terms of the clinical utility of these measures in populations of young offenders...
  29. ncbi request reprint Coming to grips with negative evidence for the Comprehensive System for the Rorschach: a comment on Gacono, Loving, and Bodholdt; Ganellen; and Bornstein
    J M Wood
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas at El Paso, 79968, USA
    J Pers Assess 77:48-70. 2001
    ..In the spirit of the philosopher Sir Karl Popper, the Rorschach community should not minimize negative evidence or engage in post hoc arguments to immunize the CS against falsification...
  30. ncbi request reprint Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing: an analysis of specific versus nonspecific treatment factors
    J M Lohr
    Department of Psychology, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville 72701, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 13:185-207. 1999
    ..Examination of individual studies shows that control procedures for nonspecific features have been minimal. We analyze EMDR for nonspecific treatment features and suggest experimental controls to examine the incremental efficacy of EMDR...
  31. ncbi request reprint A meta-analytic review of the relation between antisocial behavior and neuropsychological measures of executive function
    A B Morgan
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Clin Psychol Rev 20:113-36. 2000
    ..Unresolved conceptual problems regarding the association between ASB and EF tests, including the problem of localizing EF tests to specific brain regions, are discussed...
  32. doi request reprint A prospective comparison of two measures of psychopathy in the prediction of institutional misconduct
    John F Edens
    Texas A and M University, College of Liberal Arts, Department of Psychology, College Station, TX 77843 4235, USA
    Behav Sci Law 26:529-41. 2008
    ..24). The total and facet scores of the PCL-R were not significantly predictive of any form of institutional misconduct, with effect sizes ranging from negligible to small (median r = .14, r ranging from -.01 to .21)...
  33. doi request reprint Detecting psychopathy from thin slices of behavior
    Katherine A Fowler
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, USA
    Psychol Assess 21:68-78. 2009
    ..PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2009 APA, all rights reserved)...
  34. ncbi request reprint Is antisocial personality disorder continuous or categorical? A taxometric analysis
    David K Marcus
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS 39406 0001, USA
    Psychol Med 36:1571-81. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to ascertain the latent structure of antisocial personality disorder (ASPD)...
  35. ncbi request reprint The relation of anxiety sensitivity to higher and lower order personality dimensions: implications for the etiology of panic attacks
    S O Lilienfeld
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 106:539-44. 1997
    ..These findings are consistent with the hypothesis that a propensity toward immersion in sensory experiences is a diathesis for panic attacks...
  36. pmc Construct validity of the psychopathic personality inventory two-factor model with offenders
    Christopher J Patrick
    Department of Psychology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 55455, USA
    Psychol Assess 18:204-8. 2006
    ..These results highlight the importance of examining facets of psychopathy as well as total scores...
  37. doi request reprint Further evidence of the divergent correlates of the Psychopathic Personality Inventory factors: prediction of institutional misconduct among male prisoners
    John F Edens
    Department of Psychology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Psychol Assess 20:86-91. 2008
    ..PPI-II significantly predicted each criterion type, with effect sizes of moderate magnitude, whereas PPI-I was essentially unrelated to these outcome measures...
  38. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity between and within childhood externalizing and internalizing disorders: reflections and directions
    Scott O Lilienfeld
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 31:285-91. 2003
    ..Hierarchical models of psychopathology help to dissolve the distinction between "splitters" and "lumpers" and point to variables that may elucidate the etiology of externalizing and internalizing disorders...
  39. ncbi request reprint The Anxiety Sensitivity Profile revisited: factor structure and psychometric properties in two nonclinical samples
    Bunmi O Olatunji
    Department of Psychology, University of Arkansas, 216 Memorial Hall, Fayetteville, AR 72701, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 19:603-25. 2005
    ..Correlations between the ASP factors and related variables were consistent with AS theory. The strengths and limitations of the ASP are offered as well as the implications of our findings for the nature and assessment of AS...
  40. doi request reprint Validity of Rorschach Inkblot scores for discriminating psychopaths from non-psychopaths in forensic populations: a meta-analysis
    James M Wood
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX 79968, USA
    Psychol Assess 22:336-49. 2010
    ..159). The remaining 32 Rorschach variables were not significantly related to psychopathy. The present findings contradict the view that the Rorschach is a clinically sensitive instrument for discriminating psychopaths from nonpsychopaths...
  41. ncbi request reprint Assessing psychopathic personality traits with the MMPI-2
    Martin Sellbom
    Department of Psychology, 144 Kent Hall, Kent State University, OH 44242, USA
    J Pers Assess 85:334-43. 2005
    ..In addition, the results of two regression models indicate that the Restructured Clinical scales provide the most parsimonious assessment of psychopathic personality traits...
  42. ncbi request reprint A response to a nonresponse to criticisms of a nonstudy: one humorous and one serious rejoinder to Slater
    Scott O Lilienfeld
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 193:745-6. 2005
  43. ncbi request reprint Psychopathic, not psychopath: taxometric evidence for the dimensional structure of psychopathy
    John F Edens
    Department of Psychology, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX 75275, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 115:131-44. 2006
    ..The authors discuss the theoretical, public policy, and practice-level implications of these findings...
  44. ncbi request reprint Paul Everett Meehl: the cumulative record
    Niels G Waller
    University of Minnesota Twin Cities, MN 55455 0344, USA
    J Clin Psychol 61:1209-29. 2005
    ..In addition, Meehl's cumulative record raises important questions regarding the reinforcement contingencies in major research-oriented psychology departments...
  45. ncbi request reprint The interpersonal measure of psychopathy: construct and incremental validity in male prisoners
    Stacey Zolondek
    Assessment and Treatment Alternatives, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Assessment 13:470-82. 2006
    ..Potential reasons for these findings and alternative means of enhancing the interpersonal assessment of psychopathy are discussed...
  46. ncbi request reprint Psychopathy factors and risk for aggressive behavior: a test of the "threatened egotism" hypothesis
    Ellison M Cale
    South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice, Columbia, 29210, USA
    Law Hum Behav 30:51-74. 2006
    ..These findings bear potentially useful implications for the understanding and treatment of aggression in forensic populations...
  47. ncbi request reprint Associations among early abuse, dissociation, and psychopathy in an offender sample
    Norman G Poythress
    Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 115:288-97. 2006
    ..Implications for psychopathy subtypes are discussed...
  48. ncbi request reprint The evidence missing from evidence-based practice
    Richard B Stuart
    University of Washington, Department of Psychiatry, Edmonds, WA 98020, USA
    Am Psychol 62:615-6. 2007
    ....
  49. doi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder: an empirical evaluation of core assumptions
    Gerald M Rosen
    University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Clin Psychol Rev 28:837-68. 2008
    ..We consider the implications of these findings for conceptualizing PTSD in the forthcoming edition of the American Psychiatric Association's diagnostic manual...
  50. ncbi request reprint Rosenhan revisited: the scientific credibility of Lauren Slater's pseudopatient diagnosis study
    Robert L Spitzer
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 193:734-9. 2005
    ..Our study raises questions regarding Slater's results and conclusions, and provides scant support for the claim that psychiatric diagnoses are mostly products of fashion or fad, as claimed by Slater...
  51. doi request reprint Revisiting the Institute of Medicine report on the validity of posttraumatic stress disorder
    Robert L Spitzer
    Compr Psychiatry 49:319-20. 2008
  52. ncbi request reprint Roots of the Rorschach controversy
    Howard N Garb
    Psychology Research Service, Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland Air Force Base AFB, 59 MDOS MMCPR, 2200 Bergquist Drive, Suite 1, San Antonio, TX 78236 5300, USA
    Clin Psychol Rev 25:97-118. 2005
    ..We conclude that a variety of other divisive conflicts in clinical psychology are related to the inappropriate weight placed on informal and unsystematic impressions relative to systematic research...
  53. doi request reprint Cognitive processes in dissociation: an analysis of core theoretical assumptions
    Timo Giesbrecht
    Department of Clinical Psychological Science, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Psychol Bull 134:617-47. 2008
    ..The authors conclude with a discussion of research domains (e.g., sleep-related experiences, drug-related dissociation) that promise to advance our understanding of cognition and dissociation...