David Tolin

Summary

Affiliation: Hartford Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Stepped care versus standard cognitive-behavioral therapy for obsessive-compulsive disorder: a preliminary study of efficacy and costs
    David F Tolin
    Anxiety Disorders Center, The Institute of Living, 200 Retreat Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Depress Anxiety 28:314-23. 2011
  2. pmc Neural mechanisms of decision making in hoarding disorder
    David F Tolin
    The Institute of Living, Hartford, Connecticut 06106, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 69:832-41. 2012
  3. pmc An exploration of economic reasoning in hoarding disorder patients
    David F Tolin
    The Institute of Living, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Behav Res Ther 49:914-9. 2011
  4. ncbi Defining response in clinical trials for obsessive-compulsive disorder: a signal detection analysis of the Yale-Brown obsessive compulsive scale
    David F Tolin
    Anxiety Disorders Center, The Institute of Living, 200 Retreat Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 66:1549-57. 2005
  5. ncbi Sex differences in trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder: a quantitative review of 25 years of research
    David F Tolin
    Anxiety Disorders Center, The Institute of Living, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Psychol Bull 132:959-92. 2006
  6. pmc An open trial of cognitive-behavioral therapy for compulsive hoarding
    David F Tolin
    Anxiety Disorders Center, The Institute of Living Hartford Hospital, 200 Retreat Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Behav Res Ther 45:1461-70. 2007
  7. ncbi A randomized controlled trial of self-directed versus therapist-directed cognitive-behavioral therapy for obsessive-compulsive disorder patients with prior medication trials
    David F Tolin
    Institute of Living Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Behav Ther 38:179-91. 2007
  8. ncbi Pediatric trichotillomania: descriptive psychopathology and an open trial of cognitive behavioral therapy
    David F Tolin
    Anxiety Disorders Center, The Institute of Living Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Cogn Behav Ther 36:129-44. 2007
  9. ncbi The trichotillomania scale for children: development and validation
    David F Tolin
    The Institute of Living, Anxiety Disorders Center, 200 Retreat Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 39:331-49. 2008
  10. pmc Family burden of compulsive hoarding: results of an internet survey
    David F Tolin
    Anxiety Disorders Center, The Institute of Living, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Behav Res Ther 46:334-44. 2008

Detail Information

Publications62

  1. pmc Stepped care versus standard cognitive-behavioral therapy for obsessive-compulsive disorder: a preliminary study of efficacy and costs
    David F Tolin
    Anxiety Disorders Center, The Institute of Living, 200 Retreat Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Depress Anxiety 28:314-23. 2011
    ....
  2. pmc Neural mechanisms of decision making in hoarding disorder
    David F Tolin
    The Institute of Living, Hartford, Connecticut 06106, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 69:832-41. 2012
    ..Current models of HD emphasize problems of decision-making, attachment to possessions, and poor insight, whereas previous neuroimaging studies have suggested abnormalities in frontal brain regions...
  3. pmc An exploration of economic reasoning in hoarding disorder patients
    David F Tolin
    The Institute of Living, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Behav Res Ther 49:914-9. 2011
    ....
  4. ncbi Defining response in clinical trials for obsessive-compulsive disorder: a signal detection analysis of the Yale-Brown obsessive compulsive scale
    David F Tolin
    Anxiety Disorders Center, The Institute of Living, 200 Retreat Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 66:1549-57. 2005
    ..The aim of this retrospective investigation was to determine optimal YBOCS reduction criteria for classifying patients as responders...
  5. ncbi Sex differences in trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder: a quantitative review of 25 years of research
    David F Tolin
    Anxiety Disorders Center, The Institute of Living, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Psychol Bull 132:959-92. 2006
    ..Thus, sex differences in risk of exposure to particular types of PTE can only partially account for the differential PTSD risk in male and female participants...
  6. pmc An open trial of cognitive-behavioral therapy for compulsive hoarding
    David F Tolin
    Anxiety Disorders Center, The Institute of Living Hartford Hospital, 200 Retreat Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Behav Res Ther 45:1461-70. 2007
    ....
  7. ncbi A randomized controlled trial of self-directed versus therapist-directed cognitive-behavioral therapy for obsessive-compulsive disorder patients with prior medication trials
    David F Tolin
    Institute of Living Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Behav Ther 38:179-91. 2007
    ..We discuss several potential reasons for the superiority of therapist-administered treatment, and propose a stepped-care integration of self-administered and therapist-administered interventions for OCD...
  8. ncbi Pediatric trichotillomania: descriptive psychopathology and an open trial of cognitive behavioral therapy
    David F Tolin
    Anxiety Disorders Center, The Institute of Living Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Cogn Behav Ther 36:129-44. 2007
    ..Trichotillomania severity decreased significantly and 77% of children were classified as treatment responders at post-treatment and 64% at 6-month follow-up...
  9. ncbi The trichotillomania scale for children: development and validation
    David F Tolin
    The Institute of Living, Anxiety Disorders Center, 200 Retreat Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 39:331-49. 2008
    ..The present results suggest that the TSC may be a useful measure of TTM for child and adolescent samples, although additional clarification of convergent validity is needed...
  10. pmc Family burden of compulsive hoarding: results of an internet survey
    David F Tolin
    Anxiety Disorders Center, The Institute of Living, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Behav Res Ther 46:334-44. 2008
    ..These results suggest that compulsive hoarding adversely impacts not only the hoarding individual, but also those living with them...
  11. doi An exploratory study of the neural mechanisms of decision making in compulsive hoarding
    D F Tolin
    The Institute of Living Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Psychol Med 39:325-36. 2009
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  12. pmc The economic and social burden of compulsive hoarding
    David F Tolin
    The Institute of Living Hartford Hospital, 200 Retreat Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Psychiatry Res 160:200-11. 2008
    ..1-3.0% had a child or elder removed from the home. These results suggest that compulsive hoarding represents a profound public health burden in terms of occupational impairment, poor physical health, and social service involvement...
  13. pmc Neuropsychological functioning in hoarding disorder
    David F Tolin
    The Institute of Living, Hartford, CT, USA
    Psychiatry Res 189:413-8. 2011
    ..22). Results are discussed in terms of emerging conceptualizations of HD as a distinct illness...
  14. ncbi Course of compulsive hoarding and its relationship to life events
    David F Tolin
    Anxiety Disorders Center, The Institute of Living, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Depress Anxiety 27:829-38. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the onset and course of compulsive hoarding, and the relationships between stressful or traumatic life events and course of illness...
  15. pmc A brief interview for assessing compulsive hoarding: the Hoarding Rating Scale-Interview
    David F Tolin
    Institute of Living, Anxiety Disorders Center, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Psychiatry Res 178:147-52. 2010
    ..It is concluded that the HRS-I is a promising measure for determining the presence and severity of compulsive hoarding...
  16. ncbi Is cognitive-behavioral therapy more effective than other therapies? A meta-analytic review
    David F Tolin
    The Institute of Living, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Clin Psychol Rev 30:710-20. 2010
    ..These results argue against previous claims of treatment equivalence and suggest that CBT should be considered a first-line psychosocial treatment of choice, at least for patients with anxiety and depressive disorders...
  17. doi Hoarding among patients seeking treatment for anxiety disorders
    David F Tolin
    The Institute of Living Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 25:43-8. 2011
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  18. pmc Inattention, but not OCD, predicts the core features of hoarding disorder
    David F Tolin
    Anxiety Disorders Center, The Institute of Living, 200 Retreat Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Behav Res Ther 49:120-5. 2011
    ..These results challenge current conceptualizations of hoarding as a subtype of OCD, and suggest an association with neurocognitive impairment...
  19. doi Understanding and treating hoarding: a biopsychosocial perspective
    David F Tolin
    Institute of Living and Yale University School of Medicine, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    J Clin Psychol 67:517-26. 2011
    ..The article concludes with a summary of treatment efficacy and 10 promising clinical practices...
  20. doi Challenges and advances in treating hoarding
    David F Tolin
    Institute of Living and Yale University School of Medicine
    J Clin Psychol 67:451-5. 2011
    ..The articles in this issue are then outlined and summarized. © 2011 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. J Clin Psychol: In Session 67:1-5, 2011...
  21. ncbi Disgust sensitivity and obsessive-compulsive symptoms in a non-clinical sample
    David F Tolin
    Anxiety Disorders Center, The Institute of Living, Hartford Hospital s Mental Health Network, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, 200 Retreat Avenue, Hartford, 06106, USA
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 37:30-40. 2006
    ..We discuss possible strategies for clarifying the degree to which fear and disgust are involved in OCD symptoms...
  22. ncbi Are "obsessive" beliefs specific to OCD?: a comparison across anxiety disorders
    David F Tolin
    Anxiety Disorders Center, The Institute of Living, 200 Retreat Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Behav Res Ther 44:469-80. 2006
    ..Results are discussed in light of evolving cognitive-behavioral theories that highlight appraisals of thought control and the use and effectiveness of varying thought control strategies...
  23. ncbi Cognitive-behavioral therapy for medication nonresponders with obsessive-compulsive disorder: a wait-list-controlled open trial
    David F Tolin
    Anxiety Disorders Center, The Institute of Living Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 65:922-31. 2004
    ..However, few studies of the efficacy of CBT have selected patients who did not respond to medications...
  24. ncbi Sympathetic magic in contamination-related OCD
    David F Tolin
    The Institute of Living, Anxiety Disorders Center, 200 Retreat Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 35:193-205. 2004
    ..We suggest that this process may be consistent with the sympathetic magic and disease-avoidance models of disgust, and that disgust may be a fruitful area for exploration in the study of OCD...
  25. doi Detecting symptom exaggeration in combat veterans using the MMPI-2 symptom validity scales: a mixed group validation
    David F Tolin
    Anxiety Disorders Center, The Institute of Living, CT 06106, USA
    Psychol Assess 22:729-36. 2010
    ..These results support the use of MMPI-2 validity scales for PTSD evaluations in veteran populations, even under varying base rates of symptom exaggeration...
  26. ncbi Intolerance of uncertainty in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    David F Tolin
    Anxiety Disorders Center, The Institute of Living, University of Connecticut, 200 Retreat Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 17:233-42. 2003
    ..We discuss the implications for increasing tolerance via cognitive-behavioral therapy...
  27. ncbi Thought suppression in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    David F Tolin
    Anxiety Disorders Center, The Institute of Living, 200 Retreat Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Behav Res Ther 40:1255-74. 2002
    ..This effect was not seen in NACs or ACs. These findings suggest that deficits in cognitive inhibitory processes may underlie the intrusive, repetitive nature of clinical obsessions...
  28. ncbi Directed forgetting in obsessive-compulsive disorder: replication and extension
    David F Tolin
    Anxiety Disorders Center, Institute of Living, University of Connecticut, Hartford 06106, USA
    Behav Res Ther 40:793-803. 2002
    ..However, during a recognition test, OCD patients showed greater impaired forgetting for OCD-relevant words than did nonanxious and anxious controls. Valence of words did not emerge as a contributing factor to impaired forgetting...
  29. ncbi Fixity of belief, perceptual aberration, and magical ideation in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    D F Tolin
    Anxiety Disorders Center, The Institute of Living, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 15:501-10. 2001
    ..More research is needed to assess the absolute magnitude of psychotic-like features in OCD patients with impulse/mistake and religious obsessions and to examine whether these features interfere with standard cognitive-behavioral therapy...
  30. ncbi Case study: bibliotherapy and extinction treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder in a 5-year-old boy
    D F Tolin
    The Institute of Living and University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Hartford, 06106, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 40:1111-4. 2001
    ..At posttreatment and at 1- and 3-month follow-up assessments, the patient's OCD symptoms were markedly improved. This report suggests that very young children may respond well to brief CBT...
  31. ncbi Anxiety disorders in older Puerto Rican primary care patients
    David F Tolin
    Anxiety Disorders Center, The Institute of Living Hartford Hospital s Mental Health Network, 200 Retreat Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 13:150-6. 2005
    ..Authors examined the frequency and comorbidity of anxiety disorders among aging Puerto Ricans seen in primary care...
  32. ncbi Hippocampus function predicts severity of post-traumatic stress disorder
    Robert S Astur
    Olin Neuropsychiatry Research Center, Institute of Living, Hartford, Connecticut 06106, USA
    Cyberpsychol Behav 9:234-40. 2006
    ..Hence, PTSD severity is predicted by functionally assessing the hippocampus using the virtual Morris water task, suggesting that this task may be used to identify those at risk for developing PTSD following a trauma...
  33. ncbi A brief motivational intervention for treatment-refusing OCD patients
    Nicholas Maltby
    The Institute of Living, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Cogn Behav Ther 34:176-84. 2005
    ..However, ERP following RI was associated with a high drop-out rate (50%), a figure that exceeds that typically seen in OCD treatment studies. Techniques to reduce drop-out as well as directions for future research are discussed...
  34. doi Affective and sensory correlates of hair pulling in pediatric trichotillomania
    Suzanne A Meunier
    Anxiety Disorders Center, The Institute of Living Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Behav Modif 33:396-407. 2009
    ..The findings also support the notion that hair pulling may be maintained primarily through positive reinforcement, which is consistent with its classification as an impulse control disorder...
  35. ncbi Tracking levels of psychiatric distress associated with the terrorist events of September 11, 2001: a review of the literature
    David W Lovejoy
    Hartford Hospital, Institute of Living, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, USA
    J Insur Med 35:114-24. 2003
    ..Information related to the manifestation of psychiatric distress following disasters is of particular interest to the scientific, clinical and disability insurance communities given the ongoing threat of further terrorist attacks...
  36. ncbi Compulsive hoarding
    Christina M Gilliam
    Anxiety Disorders Center, The Institute of Living, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Bull Menninger Clin 74:93-121. 2010
    ..The authors describe the cognitive-behavioral therapy model and treatment of hoarding, including a case presentation of a cognitive behavioral group treatment of compulsive hoarding...
  37. pmc Stepped care for obsessive-compulsive disorder: An open trial
    Christina M Gilliam
    Anxiety Disorders Center, The Institute of Living, Hartford Hospital, CT 06106, USA
    Behav Res Ther 48:1144-9. 2010
    ..All participants who responded to Step 1 maintained acute gains during the brief follow-up period. Limitations include a small sample size and high attrition rate...
  38. pmc Assessment of anxiety in older home care recipients
    Gretchen J Diefenbach
    Anxiety Disorders Center, Institute of Living Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Gerontologist 49:141-53. 2009
    ..This study determined the psychometric properties of a variety of anxiety measures administered to older adults receiving home care services...
  39. ncbi Late-life anxiety disorders among Puerto Rican primary care patients: impact on well-being, functioning, and service utilization
    Gretchen J Diefenbach
    Anxiety Disorders Center, The Institute of Living Hartford Hospital, 200 Retreat Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 18:841-58. 2004
    ..These data highlight the need for improved recognition and treatment of anxiety disorders in older Puerto Rican adults...
  40. ncbi Emotion regulation and trichotillomania: a comparison of clinical and nonclinical hair pulling
    Gretchen J Diefenbach
    Anxiety Disorders Center, Institute of Living, Hartford Hospital, 200 Retreat Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 39:32-41. 2008
    ..Methodological limitations may account for the lack of group differences on the experimental hair-pulling task...
  41. ncbi Trichotillomania: impact on psychosocial functioning and quality of life
    Gretchen J Diefenbach
    Anxiety Disorders Center, Institute of Living, Hartford Hospital, 200 Retreat Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Behav Res Ther 43:869-84. 2005
    ..e., past week) ratings. These results highlight the importance of promoting and improving resources for the clinical care of TTM patients, and provide some directions for clinicians to enhance assessment of interference caused by TTM...
  42. ncbi Dysfunctional action monitoring hyperactivates frontal-striatal circuits in obsessive-compulsive disorder: an event-related fMRI study
    Nicholas Maltby
    Anxiety Disorders Center, The Institute of Living Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Neuroimage 24:495-503. 2005
    ..These results suggest that correctly rejected, high-conflict trials that require response inhibition may provide a better model than error trials of compulsive behaviors in OCD...
  43. ncbi Changes in quality of life following cognitive-behavioral therapy for obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Gretchen J Diefenbach
    Institute of Living Hartford Hospital, 200 Retreat Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Behav Res Ther 45:3060-8. 2007
    ..These results suggest that the effects of CBT may extend beyond OCD symptom reduction to QOL...
  44. ncbi Group treatment for trichotillomania: behavior therapy versus supportive therapy
    Gretchen J Diefenbach
    The Institute of Living Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Behav Ther 37:353-63. 2006
    ..However, the group format may not maximize the efficacy of BT for TTM. Thus, it is recommended that future BT research test either individual therapy or a combination of group and individual formats for TTM...
  45. ncbi Anxiety sensitivity: stability in prospective research
    Nicholas Maltby
    Anxiety Disorders Center, The Institute of Living, 200 Retreat Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 19:708-16. 2005
    ..ASI scores of participants not receiving a diagnostic assessment, however, were unchanged from baseline...
  46. ncbi Extending cognitive-behavioral therapy for late-life anxiety to home care: program development and case examples
    Gretchen J Diefenbach
    Institute of Living, Hartford Hospital, Conneticut, USA
    Behav Modif 32:595-610. 2008
    ..Future research needs to determine the extent to which adaptations are necessary to optimize the success of CBT for anxiety in a home care setting...
  47. doi A meta-analysis of D-cycloserine and the facilitation of fear extinction and exposure therapy
    Melissa M Norberg
    Institute of Living, New Haven, CT 06106, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 63:1118-26. 2008
    ..This article provides a quantitative review of DCS-augmented fear extinction and exposure therapy literature...
  48. ncbi Religious obsessions and compulsions in a non-clinical sample: the Penn Inventory of Scrupulosity (PIOS)
    Jonathan S Abramowitz
    Mayo Clinic, Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Behav Res Ther 40:825-38. 2002
    ..The PIOS has utility both as a research and clinical tool...
  49. ncbi 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...
  50. ncbi Association between Protestant religiosity and obsessive-compulsive symptoms and cognitions
    Jonathan S Abramowitz
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Mayo Clinic, 200 First St SW, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Depress Anxiety 20:70-6. 2004
    ..Results are discussed in terms of the relationship between religion and OCD symptoms in the context of the cognitive-behavioral conceptualization of OCD...
  51. ncbi Multimodal assessment of disgust in contamination-related obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Bunmi O Olatunji
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, 301 Wilson Hall, 111 21st Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    Behav Res Ther 45:263-76. 2007
    ..The results are consistent with a disgust-based, disease-avoidance approach in understanding contamination-related OCD themes...
  52. ncbi Dimensionality of somatic complaints: factor structure and psychometric properties of the Self-Rating Anxiety Scale
    Bunmi O Olatunji
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, 15 Parkman Street, ACC 812, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 20:543-61. 2006
    ..The strengths and limitations of the SAS are offered as well as the implications of our findings for the nature and assessment of somatic complaints in anxiety disorders...
  53. ncbi Inflated perception of responsibility for harm in OCD patients with and without checking compulsions: a replication and extension
    Edna B Foa
    Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 16:443-53. 2002
    ..The results suggest that, compared to OC non-checkers and to NACs, OC checkers have an inflated perception of responsibility for harm; and that this perception leads to a need to rectify potentially harmful situations...
  54. ncbi Challenges in treating obsessive-compulsive disorder: introduction
    Sabine Wilhelm
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Building 149, 13th Street, Charlestown, MA 02129, USA
    J Clin Psychol 60:1127-32. 2004
    ..The final article describes pharmacotherapy for OCD. All articles feature case vignettes and provide practitioners with clinical recommendations...
  55. ncbi Recognition of facial expressions in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Kathleen M Corcoran
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Anxiety Disord 22:56-66. 2008
    ..These deficits were related to OCD symptom severity and general functioning, factors that may account for the inconsistent findings observed in different laboratories...
  56. ncbi The Anxiety Sensitivity Index - Revised: psychometric properties and factor structure in two nonclinical samples
    Brett J Deacon
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Mayo Clinic, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN, USA
    Behav Res Ther 41:1427-49. 2003
    ..Results across both samples in the present study were highly similar. The strengths and limitations of the ASI-R are discussed, and the implications of our findings for the nature and measurement of AS are considered...
  57. ncbi Quality of life in the anxiety disorders: a meta-analytic review
    Bunmi O Olatunji
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, 301 Wilson Hall, 111 21st Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    Clin Psychol Rev 27:572-81. 2007
    ..These findings are discussed in the context of future research on the assessment of quality of life in the anxiety disorders...
  58. ncbi Augmentation of behavior therapy with D-cycloserine for obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Sabine Wilhelm
    Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Clinic, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 165:335-41; quiz 409. 2008
    ..This study examined whether d-cycloserine, a partial agonist at the N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) glutamatergic receptor, enhances the efficacy of behavior therapy for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)...
  59. ncbi Emotional responding to fearful and disgusting stimuli in specific phobics
    Craig N Sawchuk
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle 98105 6099, USA
    Behav Res Ther 40:1031-46. 2002
    ..Implications and suggestions for continued research examining fearful and disgusting stimuli in specific phobia are outlined...
  60. ncbi Information processing biases in spider phobia: application of the Stroop and "White Noise" Paradigm
    Bunmi O Olatunji
    Vanderbilt University, 301 Wilson Hall, 111 21st Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 39:187-200. 2008
    ..No evidence was found for an implicit memory bias in spider phobics. These findings are discussed in relation to the role of information processing biases in spider phobia...
  61. ncbi The Disgust Scale: item analysis, factor structure, and suggestions for refinement
    Bunmi O Olatunji
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, 111 21st Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    Psychol Assess 19:281-97. 2007
    ..These findings are discussed in the context of the refinement of the DS to promote a more psychometrically sound assessment of disgust sensitivity...
  62. ncbi The relationship between disgust sensitivity and avoidant behavior: studies of clinical and nonclinical samples
    Sheila R Wood
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    J Anxiety Disord 16:543-59. 2002
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Research Grants9

  1. Neural Mechanisms of Compulsive Hoarding
    David Tolin; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..We will use cutting-edge data analytic procedures to examine patterns of interrelated neural activation as well as the time course of activation across the decision making process. ..
  2. Stepped Care for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
    David Tolin; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..However, because of the novelty of this approach extensive protocol development and pilot research via this R34 application is needed before the program can be truly operational. ..
  3. Neural Mechanisms of Compulsive Hoarding
    David Tolin; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We will use cutting-edge data analytic procedures to examine patterns of interrelated neural activation as well as the time course of activation across the decision making process. ..
  4. 2/3-Exposure D-Cycloserine Enhancement and Genetic Modulators in Panic Disorder
    David Tolin; Fiscal Year: 2009
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  5. Neural Mechanisms of Compulsive Hoarding
    David Tolin; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We will use cutting-edge data analytic procedures to examine patterns of interrelated neural activation as well as the time course of activation across the decision making process. ..
  6. 2/3-Exposure D-Cycloserine Enhancement and Genetic Modulators in Panic Disorder
    David F Tolin; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....