Wendy Silverman

Summary

Affiliation: Florida International University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Contingency management, self-control, and education support in the treatment of childhood phobic disorders: a randomized clinical trial
    W K Silverman
    Department of Psychology, Florida International University, University Park, Miami 33199, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 67:675-87. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Case study: disgust and a specific phobia of buttons
    Lissette M Saavedra
    Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 41:1376-9. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Specific phobia
    Wendy K Silverman
    Child Anxiety and Phobia Program, Child and Family Psychosocial Research Center, Department of Psychology, Florida International University, University Park Campus, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 14:819-43, ix-x. 2005
  4. doi request reprint Evidence-based psychosocial treatments for phobic and anxiety disorders in children and adolescents
    Wendy K Silverman
    Child and Family Psychosocial Research Center, Child Anxiety and Phobia Program, Department of Psychology, University Park, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 37:105-30. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Evidence-based psychosocial treatments for children and adolescents exposed to traumatic events
    Wendy K Silverman
    Department of Psychology, Child and Family Psychosocial Research Center, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 37:156-83. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based assessment of anxiety and its disorders in children and adolescents
    Wendy K Silverman
    Child and Family Psychosocial Research Center, Department of Psychology, Florida International University, Miami 33199, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 34:380-411. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint The facets of anxiety sensitivity represented in the childhood anxiety sensitivity index: confirmatory analyses of factor models from past studies
    Wendy K Silverman
    Child and Family Psychosocial Research Center, Department of Psychology, Florida International University, Miami 33199, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 112:364-74. 2003
  8. pmc Directionality of change in youth anxiety treatment involving parents: an initial examination
    Wendy K Silverman
    Department of Psychology, Child and Family Psychosocial Research Center, Florida International University, University Park, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 77:474-85. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Emerging views of the role of theory
    W M Kurtines
    Department of Psychology, Florida International University, Miami 33199, USA
    J Clin Child Psychol 28:558-62. 1999
  10. ncbi request reprint Treating anxiety disorders in children with group cognitive-behaviorial therapy: a randomized clinical trial
    W K Silverman
    Department of Psychology, Florida International University, Miami 33199, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 67:995-1003. 1999

Research Grants

  1. Parent Mediation of Child Anxiety CBT Outcome
    Wendy Silverman; Fiscal Year: 2009
  2. Psychosocial Mediation Trials and Minority Trainees
    Wendy Silverman; Fiscal Year: 2007
  3. Therapy Specificity and Mediation in Family & Group CBT
    Wendy Silverman; Fiscal Year: 2006
  4. Parent Mediation of Child Anxiety CBT Outcome
    Wendy K Silverman; Fiscal Year: 2010

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. ncbi request reprint Contingency management, self-control, and education support in the treatment of childhood phobic disorders: a randomized clinical trial
    W K Silverman
    Department of Psychology, Florida International University, University Park, Miami 33199, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 67:675-87. 1999
    ..Implications of the findings are discussed with respect to knowledge development and clinical practice...
  2. ncbi request reprint Case study: disgust and a specific phobia of buttons
    Lissette M Saavedra
    Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 41:1376-9. 2002
    ..Posttreatment, 6-month, and 12-month follow-up assessment results demonstrated maintenance of treatment gains. The role of disgust in treating specific phobias in children is discussed...
  3. ncbi request reprint Specific phobia
    Wendy K Silverman
    Child Anxiety and Phobia Program, Child and Family Psychosocial Research Center, Department of Psychology, Florida International University, University Park Campus, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 14:819-43, ix-x. 2005
    ..Finally, a case study is offered that serves to illuminate the major topics outlined in the article...
  4. doi request reprint Evidence-based psychosocial treatments for phobic and anxiety disorders in children and adolescents
    Wendy K Silverman
    Child and Family Psychosocial Research Center, Child Anxiety and Phobia Program, Department of Psychology, University Park, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 37:105-30. 2008
    ..The article concludes with a discussion of the clinical representativeness and generalizability of treatments, practice guidelines, and future research directions...
  5. doi request reprint Evidence-based psychosocial treatments for children and adolescents exposed to traumatic events
    Wendy K Silverman
    Department of Psychology, Child and Family Psychosocial Research Center, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 37:156-83. 2008
    ..The article concludes with a discussion of practice guidelines and future research directions...
  6. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based assessment of anxiety and its disorders in children and adolescents
    Wendy K Silverman
    Child and Family Psychosocial Research Center, Department of Psychology, Florida International University, Miami 33199, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 34:380-411. 2005
    ..Finally, tentative recommendations are made for conducting an evidence-based assessment for anxiety and its disorders in children and adolescents. Directions for future research also are discussed...
  7. ncbi request reprint The facets of anxiety sensitivity represented in the childhood anxiety sensitivity index: confirmatory analyses of factor models from past studies
    Wendy K Silverman
    Child and Family Psychosocial Research Center, Department of Psychology, Florida International University, Miami 33199, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 112:364-74. 2003
    ..Results support a hierarchical factor model in that there was a strong general factor, explaining 71% of the variance. Findings are discussed in the context of anxiety sensitivity theory and research with children and adolescents...
  8. pmc Directionality of change in youth anxiety treatment involving parents: an initial examination
    Wendy K Silverman
    Department of Psychology, Child and Family Psychosocial Research Center, Florida International University, University Park, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 77:474-85. 2009
    ..Findings highlight the need for research on directionality and mechanisms of change to move from evidence-based treatments toward evidence-based explanations of treatment outcome...
  9. ncbi request reprint Emerging views of the role of theory
    W M Kurtines
    Department of Psychology, Florida International University, Miami 33199, USA
    J Clin Child Psychol 28:558-62. 1999
    ..We conclude with ideas about future directions, including the call for methodological pluralism, theoretical pluralism, and metatheoretical development...
  10. ncbi request reprint Treating anxiety disorders in children with group cognitive-behaviorial therapy: a randomized clinical trial
    W K Silverman
    Department of Psychology, Florida International University, Miami 33199, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 67:995-1003. 1999
    ..These findings are discussed in terms of the need to continue to advance the development of practical, as well as conceptual, knowledge of efficacious treatment for anxiety disorders in children...
  11. ncbi request reprint Test-retest reliability of anxiety symptoms and diagnoses with the Anxiety Disorders Interview Schedule for DSM-IV: child and parent versions
    W K Silverman
    Child and Family Psychosocial Research Center, Department of Psychology, Florida International University, Miami 33199, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 40:937-44. 2001
    ..To examine the test-retest reliability of the DSM-IV anxiety symptoms and disorders in children with the Anxiety Disorders Interview Schedule for DSM-IV: Child and Parent Versions (ADIS for DSM-IV:C/P)...
  12. pmc Pubertal timing and its link to behavioral and emotional problems among 'at-risk' African American adolescent girls
    Rona Carter
    Department of Psychology, Child and Family Psychosocial Research Center, Child Anxiety and Phobia Program, University Park Campus DM201, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    J Adolesc 32:467-81. 2009
    ....
  13. pmc External validation of comorbid patterns of anxiety disorders in children and adolescents
    Ximena Franco
    Child and Family Psychosocial Research Center, Child Anxiety and Phobia Program, Department of Psychology, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 21:717-29. 2007
    ..Assessment and future research implications are discussed...
  14. doi request reprint Fathers' ratings in the assessment of their child's anxiety symptoms: a comparison to mothers' ratings and their associations with paternal symptomatology
    Jacqueline Moreno
    Department of Psychology, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    J Fam Psychol 22:915-9. 2008
    ..Although either mothers or fathers can provide useful information, use of multiple informants is encouraged, especially when parental psychopathology is present. Additional implications and suggestions for future research are discussed...
  15. ncbi request reprint Client similarities and differences in two childhood anxiety disorders research clinics
    Michael A Southam-Gerow
    Virginia Commonwealth University, Department of Psychology, Richmond, VA 23284 2018, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 35:528-38. 2006
    ..Findings are discussed in terms of the implications of homogeneity of RCs for treatments tested there...
  16. ncbi request reprint A comparison of completers and noncompleters of exposure-based cognitive and behavioral treatment for phobic and anxiety disorders in youth
    Armando A Pina
    Department of Psychology, Florida International University, Miami 33199, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 71:701-5. 2003
    ..Findings were generally consistent with past research in terms of lack of differences between completers and noncompleters. Results are discussed in the context of previous child attrition research and directions for future research...
  17. doi request reprint Measures matter: the relative contribution of anxiety and depression to suicidal ideation in clinically referred anxious youth using brief versus full length questionnaires
    Rona Carter
    Child Anxiety and Phobia Program, Department of Psychology, Florida International University, Miami, Florida 33199, USA
    Depress Anxiety 25:E27-35. 2008
    ..California: Western Psychological Services]...
  18. ncbi request reprint Exposure-based cognitive-behavioral treatment for phobic and anxiety disorders: treatment effects and maintenance for Hispanic/Latino relative to European-American youths
    Armando A Pina
    Department of Psychology, University Park Campus, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 42:1179-87. 2003
    ..To examine treatment response and maintenance to exposure-based cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for Hispanic/Latino relative to European-American youths with phobic and anxiety disorders...
  19. ncbi request reprint Clinical phenomenology, somatic symptoms, and distress in Hispanic/Latino and European American youths with anxiety disorders
    Armando A Pina
    Department of Psychology, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 33:227-36. 2004
    ..Implications of findings are discussed, particularly regarding possible cultural significance of somatic symptoms...
  20. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic efficiency of symptoms in the diagnosis of DSM-IV: generalized anxiety disorder in youth
    Armando A Pina
    Florida International University, Miami 33199, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 43:959-67. 2002
    ....
  21. pmc Cross-ethnic measurement equivalence of the RCMAS in Latino and White youth with anxiety disorders
    Armando A Pina
    Department of Psychology, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287 1104, USA
    J Pers Assess 91:58-61. 2009
    ..The RCMAS appears to have measurement equivalence across Latino and White youth...
  22. ncbi request reprint An integrative model of control: implications for understanding emotion regulation and dysregulation in childhood anxiety
    Carl F Weems
    Department of Psychology, University of New Orleans, LA 70148, USA
    J Affect Disord 91:113-24. 2006
    ..For instance, different facets of control may have differential relevance to clinical anxiety and at different points in childhood...
  23. doi request reprint Moving beyond efficacy and effectiveness in child and adolescent intervention research
    Annette M La Greca
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33124, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 77:373-82. 2009
    ..Moving the field forward requires innovation, complex research designs, and a willingness to develop treatment models that reach beyond the current body of treatment outcome and prevention research...
  24. ncbi request reprint Childhood behavioral and emotional disorders
    William F Northey
    American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, 112 South Alfred, St Alexandria, Virginia 22314, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 29:523-45. 2003
    ..To date, cognitive behavioral family therapy and parent management have been the two models studied, almost exclusively. Implications for family therapy and future research are considered...
  25. ncbi request reprint Clinical distinctions between selective mutism and social phobia: an investigation of childhood psychopathology
    Robin Yeganeh
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 42:1069-75. 2003
    ..To investigate the hypothesis that children with selective mutism are more socially anxious than children with social anxiety disorder but who are not selectively mute...
  26. ncbi request reprint Multisample cross-validation of a model of childhood posttraumatic stress disorder symptomatology
    Jason L Anthony
    Division of Developmental Pediatrics, University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Trauma Stress 18:667-76. 2005
    ..These results show the model's robustness to characterize children's posttraumatic stress reactions. Implications for diagnosis, classification criteria, and an empirically supported theory of PTSD are discussed...

Research Grants11

  1. Parent Mediation of Child Anxiety CBT Outcome
    Wendy Silverman; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  2. Psychosocial Mediation Trials and Minority Trainees
    Wendy Silverman; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..With this K award, the candidate will have an opportunity to enhance her data analytic skills and her trainees will also participate in the process of learning the advanced data analytic procedures and techniques. ..
  3. Therapy Specificity and Mediation in Family & Group CBT
    Wendy Silverman; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..g., growth curve modeling) will be used. ..
  4. Parent Mediation of Child Anxiety CBT Outcome
    Wendy K Silverman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....