J S Abramowitz

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Affiliation: Mayo Clinic
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. ncbi Symptom presentation and outcome of cognitive-behavioral therapy for obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Jonathan S Abramowitz
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 71:1049-57. 2003
  3. ncbi Treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder in patients who have comorbid major depression
    Jonathan S Abramowitz
    Mayo Clinic, OCD Anxiety Disorders Program, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Clin Psychol 60:1133-41. 2004
  4. 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
  5. ncbi The psychological treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Jonathan S Abramowitz
    OCD Anxiety Disorders Program, Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Can J Psychiatry 51:407-16. 2006
  6. ncbi Potentials and limitations of cognitive treatments for obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Jonathan S Abramowitz
    Mayo Clinic, Rochester MN 55905, USA
    Cogn Behav Ther 34:140-7. 2005
  7. ncbi Hypochondriasis: conceptualization, treatment, and relationship to obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Jonathan S Abramowitz
    OCD Anxiety Disorders Program, Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 29:503-19. 2006
  8. ncbi The role of cognitive factors in the pathogenesis of obsessive-compulsive symptoms: a prospective study
    Jonathan S Abramowitz
    Mayo Clinic OCD Anxiety Disorders Program, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN, USA
    Behav Res Ther 44:1361-74. 2006
  9. ncbi Psychometric properties and construct validity of the Obsessive-Compulsive Inventory--Revised: Replication and extension with a clinical sample
    Jonathan S Abramowitz
    Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 20:1016-35. 2006
  10. ncbi Hypochondriasis: conceptualization, treatment, and relationship to obsessive compulsive disorder
    Jonathan S Abramowitz
    OCD Anxiety Disorders Program, Mayo Clinic and Mayo College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Ann Clin Psychiatry 17:211-7. 2005

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Publications51

  1. 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...
  2. ncbi Symptom presentation and outcome of cognitive-behavioral therapy for obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Jonathan S Abramowitz
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 71:1049-57. 2003
    ..In the 2nd study, they compared response to cognitive-behavioral therapy across symptom categories, finding poorer outcomes among patients with hoarding symptoms compared with those with other symptom themes...
  3. ncbi Treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder in patients who have comorbid major depression
    Jonathan S Abramowitz
    Mayo Clinic, OCD Anxiety Disorders Program, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Clin Psychol 60:1133-41. 2004
    ..The article closes with a discussion of implications and directions gleaned from this single case study...
  4. 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...
  5. ncbi The psychological treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Jonathan S Abramowitz
    OCD Anxiety Disorders Program, Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Can J Psychiatry 51:407-16. 2006
    ..The bulk of the article reviews the treatment-outcome literature on ERP for OCD and includes comparisons with cognitive therapy--the "new kid on the block" with respect to psychological treatments for OCD...
  6. ncbi Potentials and limitations of cognitive treatments for obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Jonathan S Abramowitz
    Mayo Clinic, Rochester MN 55905, USA
    Cogn Behav Ther 34:140-7. 2005
    ..Future research directions are suggested in order to evaluate more fully the merits of, and indications for, cognitive methods for treating OCD...
  7. ncbi Hypochondriasis: conceptualization, treatment, and relationship to obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Jonathan S Abramowitz
    OCD Anxiety Disorders Program, Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 29:503-19. 2006
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  8. ncbi The role of cognitive factors in the pathogenesis of obsessive-compulsive symptoms: a prospective study
    Jonathan S Abramowitz
    Mayo Clinic OCD Anxiety Disorders Program, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN, USA
    Behav Res Ther 44:1361-74. 2006
    ..These data provide evidence for specific dysfunctional beliefs as risk factors in the development of some types of OCD symptoms...
  9. ncbi Psychometric properties and construct validity of the Obsessive-Compulsive Inventory--Revised: Replication and extension with a clinical sample
    Jonathan S Abramowitz
    Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 20:1016-35. 2006
    ..The OCI-R is recommended as an empirically validated instrument that can be used in a range of clinical and research settings for research on OCD...
  10. ncbi Hypochondriasis: conceptualization, treatment, and relationship to obsessive compulsive disorder
    Jonathan S Abramowitz
    OCD Anxiety Disorders Program, Mayo Clinic and Mayo College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Ann Clin Psychiatry 17:211-7. 2005
    ..Some authors have likened HC to obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) on the basis of similarities between obsessions and illness preoccupation and the ritualistic checking behavior observed in each condition...
  11. ncbi Is thought-action fusion specific to obsessive-compulsive disorder?: a mediating role of negative affect
    J S Abramowitz
    Mayo Clinic, Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Behav Res Ther 41:1069-79. 2003
    ..These findings support a model in which negative affect mediates the relationship between OCD and TAF...
  12. ncbi Obsessive-compulsive symptoms in pregnancy and the puerperium: a review of the literature
    Jonathan S Abramowitz
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 17:461-78. 2003
    ..We explore the relationship between OCD symptoms and postpartum depression and offer possible directions for future study. We also consider the proposed etiological models and offer a fresh conceptualization of this condition...
  13. ncbi Paradoxical effects of thought suppression: a meta-analysis of controlled studies
    J S Abramowitz
    Mayo Clinic, Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Clin Psychol Rev 21:683-703. 2001
    ..Findings are discussed in terms of implications for the ironic process theory of thought suppression, and avenues for future research on this phenomenon...
  14. ncbi Acute onset of obsessive-compulsive disorder in males following childbirth
    J Abramowitz
    Department of Psychiatry, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Psychosomatics 42:429-31. 2001
    ..Each patient also responded to cognitive-behavioral therapy using exposure procedures. The implications of these cases for etiological models of postpartum OCD and future research directions are discussed...
  15. ncbi Treatment compliance and outcome in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Jonathan S Abramowitz
    Mayo Clinic, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Behav Modif 26:447-63. 2002
    ..Clinical implications of these findings and future directions in treatment compliance research with OCD patients are discussed...
  16. ncbi A contemporary conceptual model of hypochondriasis
    Jonathan S Abramowitz
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 77:1323-30. 2002
    ..Recommendations for presenting this conceptualization to patients and encouraging proper treatment are also discussed...
  17. ncbi Exposure and ritual prevention for obsessive-compulsive disorder: effects of intensive versus twice-weekly sessions
    Jonathan S Abramowitz
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55901, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 71:394-8. 2003
    ..The effect of therapy schedule was moderate, with a trend toward more improvement in the intensive group at posttreatment. No differences were found at follow-up; some evidence of relapse was found with IT but not TW...
  18. ncbi Thought control strategies in obsessive-compulsive disorder: a replication and extension
    J S Abramowitz
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Behav Res Ther 41:529-40. 2003
    ..Following successful treatment, OCD patients evidenced increased use of distraction and decreased use of punishment. Findings are discussed in terms of the cognitive model of OCD...
  19. ncbi Effectiveness of exposure and ritual prevention for obsessive-compulsive disorder: randomized compared with nonrandomized samples
    M E Franklin
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104 3309, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 68:594-602. 2000
    ..Findings indicate that EX/RP is a potent treatment for OCD, and its benefits are not limited to select patient samples...
  20. ncbi Parents' perceptions of pharmacological and cognitive-behavioral treatments for childhood anxiety disorders
    Amy M Brown
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Mayo Clinic, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Behav Res Ther 45:819-28. 2007
    ..Our results suggest that parents of anxious children prefer CBT to medication for the treatment of their child's anxiety disorder. Directions for future research are discussed...
  21. ncbi The cognitive mediation of obsessive-compulsive symptoms: a longitudinal study
    Jonathan S Abramowitz
    Mayo Clinic, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905, United States
    J Anxiety Disord 21:91-104. 2007
    ..Results are discussed in terms of their theoretical and treatment implications...
  22. ncbi An experimental analysis of hypochondriasis
    Jonathan S Abramowitz
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Davie Hall CB 3270 Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Behav Res Ther 45:413-24. 2007
    ..Findings are discussed in terms of the conceptualization and treatment of HC behavior, and are relevant to HC's possible relationship to panic and obsessive-compulsive disorder...
  23. ncbi Listening to hypochondriasis and hearing health anxiety
    Autumn E Braddock
    Anxiety Disorders Clinic, Mayo Clinic, Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Expert Rev Neurother 6:1307-12. 2006
    ..A cognitive-behavioral model of hypochondriasis as health anxiety and the empirically supported treatment based on the model are articulated. Future directions and informational resources are provided for both clinicians and patients...
  24. 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...
  25. ncbi Robust dimensions of anxiety sensitivity: development and initial validation of the Anxiety Sensitivity Index-3
    Steven Taylor
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Psychol Assess 19:176-88. 2007
    ..The ASI-3 displayed generally good performance on other indices of reliability and validity, along with evidence of improved psychometric properties over the original ASI...
  26. ncbi Five-day intensive treatment for adolescent OCD: a case series
    Stephen P Whiteside
    Deaprtment of Psychiatry and Psychology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, United States
    J Anxiety Disord 22:495-504. 2008
    ..The present study suggests that brief, 5-day intensive treatment may be an effective means of delivering CBT for adolescents with OCD and may be of use to mental health practitioners who provide services to large catchments...
  27. ncbi Obsessive-compulsive disorder with comorbid major depression: what is the role of cognitive factors?
    Jonathan S Abramowitz
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Campus Box 3270 Davie Hall, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3270, USA
    Behav Res Ther 45:2257-67. 2007
    ....
  28. ncbi Health anxiety, hypochondriasis, and the anxiety disorders
    Jonathan S Abramowitz
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 27599, USA
    Behav Ther 38:86-94. 2007
    ..Findings are discussed in terms of cognitive-behavioral models of anxiety disorders...
  29. ncbi Scrupulosity and obsessive-compulsive symptoms: confirmatory factor analysis and validity of the Penn Inventory of Scrupulosity
    Bunmi O Olatunji
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, 301 Wilson Hall, 111 21st Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 21:771-87. 2007
    ..These findings are interpreted in the context of future research elucidating the relationship between scrupulosity and obsessive-compulsive symptom dimensions...
  30. ncbi The cognitive mediation of thought-control strategies
    Elizabeth L Moore
    Mayo Clinic, USA
    Behav Res Ther 45:1949-55. 2007
    ..Results are discussed in terms of cognitive models of OC symptoms and their implications for cognitive-behavioral therapy...
  31. ncbi New parenthood as a risk factor for the development of obsessional problems
    Nichole Fairbrother
    Centre for Healthcare Innovation and Improvement, E414A 4480 Oak Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6 H 3V4
    Behav Res Ther 45:2155-63. 2007
    ..The empirical status of the model described herein is discussed, along with suggestions for future research and implications for treatment...
  32. ncbi Scrupulosity in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder: relationship to clinical and cognitive phenomena
    Elizabeth A Nelson
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 20:1071-86. 2006
    ..These results are examined in terms of cognitive behavioral conceptualizations of OCD and the treatment implications of these findings are discussed...
  33. ncbi A magnetic resonance spectroscopy investigation of obsessive-compulsive disorder and anxiety
    Stephen P Whiteside
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, West 11, Mayo Clinic, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905, United States
    Psychiatry Res 146:137-47. 2006
    ..Reanalysis of the significant group differences controlling for state anxiety symptoms erased three of the four group differences. These results are discussed in context of the methodological difficulties facing this area of research...
  34. 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...
  35. 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...
  36. ncbi Cognitive and behavioral treatments for anxiety disorders: a review of meta-analytic findings
    Brett J Deacon
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Clin Psychol 60:429-41. 2004
    ..Due to the small number of outcome studies involving pure cognitive treatments, reliable conclusions about the effectiveness of this approach cannot be offered. Additional theoretical and practical considerations are discussed...
  37. ncbi Severe health anxiety: why it persists and how to treat it
    Jonathan S Abramowitz
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Mayo Clinic, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Compr Ther 30:44-9. 2004
    ..Because HA is associated with patients' personal suffering and clinical management problems, it is important for clinicians to be knowledgeable about current conceptual and treatment approaches to this problem...
  38. ncbi A meta-analysis of functional neuroimaging in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Stephen P Whiteside
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Mayo Clinic, West 11, 200 First St, SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Psychiatry Res 132:69-79. 2004
    ..No other significant differences were found. The implications of these results for theories regarding the etiology of OCD are discussed...
  39. ncbi The Yale-Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale: factor analysis, construct validity, and suggestions for refinement
    Brett J Deacon
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Mayo Clinic, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 19:573-85. 2005
    ..In contrast to the Resistance/Control Subscale, the Severity Subscale demonstrated good psychometric properties and construct validity. Based on our findings we recommend revisions to scoring the Y-BOCS...
  40. ncbi The expression of anger and its relationship to symptoms and cognitions in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Stephen P Whiteside
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Depress Anxiety 21:106-11. 2005
    ..These results were discussed within the framework of the cognitive theory of OCD...
  41. 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...
  42. ncbi Is obsessive-compulsive disorder a disturbance of security motivation? Comment on Szechtman and Woody (2004)
    Steven Taylor
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Psychol Rev 112:650-7; discussion 658-61. 2005
    ..Models proposing that OCD is caused by a single dysfunctional mechanism, such as the security motivation model, have difficulty explaining the complexity and heterogeneity of OCD...
  43. 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...
  44. 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...
  45. ncbi Do dysfunctional beliefs play a role in all types of obsessive-compulsive disorder?
    Steven Taylor
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, 2255 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 2A1, Canada
    J Anxiety Disord 20:85-97. 2006
    ..These results are consistent with the view that dysfunctional beliefs may play a role in only some types of OCD...
  46. ncbi Hierarchical structure of dysfunctional beliefs in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Steven Taylor
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Cogn Behav Ther 34:216-28. 2005
    ..These finding suggest that cognitive models of obsessive-compulsive disorder should take into consideration the hierarchic structure of obsessive-compulsive-related beliefs...
  47. 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...
  48. ncbi Are there interactions among dysfunctional beliefs in obsessive compulsive disorder?
    Steven Taylor
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Cogn Behav Ther 34:89-98. 2005
    ....
  49. ncbi Medical utilization across the anxiety disorders
    Brett Deacon
    University of Wyoming, Department of Psychology, Laramie, WY 82071, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 22:344-50. 2008
    ..Our findings highlight the need for improved recognition and treatment of anxiety disorders, particularly panic disorder, in a number of medical settings...
  50. ncbi A critical evaluation of obsessive-compulsive disorder subtypes: symptoms versus mechanisms
    Dean McKay
    Department of Psychology, Fordham University, 441 East Fordham Road, Bronx, NY 10458 5198, USA
    Clin Psychol Rev 24:283-313. 2004
    ..The research is critically examined and implications for treatment are discussed. Recommendations for future investigations are offered...
  51. ncbi Body vigilance in nonclinical and anxiety disorder samples: structure, correlates, and prediction of health concerns
    Bunmi O Olatunji
    Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37023, USA
    Behav Ther 38:392-401. 2007
    ..The implications of our findings for the nature and measurement of body vigilance as a predictor of health concerns in anxiety disorders are considered...