A M Ruscio

Summary

Affiliation: Pennsylvania State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The latent structure of analogue depression: should the Beck Depression Inventory be used to classify groups?
    Ayelet Meron Ruscio
    Department of Psychology, Pennsylvania State University, 429 Bruce V Moore Building, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802 3104, USA
    Psychol Assess 14:135-45. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Experience and appraisal of worry among high worriers with and without generalized anxiety disorder
    Ayelet Meron Ruscio
    Department of Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University, 429 Bruce V Moore Building, University Park, PA 16802 3104, USA
    Behav Res Ther 42:1469-82. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint A taxometric investigation of the latent structure of worry
    A M Ruscio
    Department of Psychology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802 3104, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 110:413-22. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint The latent structure of posttraumatic stress disorder: a taxometric investigation of reactions to extreme stress
    Ayelet Meron Ruscio
    Department of Psychology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802 3104, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 111:290-301. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Male war-zone veterans' perceived relationships with their children: the importance of emotional numbing
    Ayelet Meron Ruscio
    Department of Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802 3104, USA
    J Trauma Stress 15:351-7. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Delimiting the boundaries of generalized anxiety disorder: differentiating high worriers with and without GAD
    Ayelet Meron Ruscio
    Department of Psychology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802 3104, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 16:377-400. 2002
  7. pmc The epidemiology of obsessive-compulsive disorder in the National Comorbidity Survey Replication
    A M Ruscio
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Mol Psychiatry 15:53-63. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Informing the continuity controversy: a taxometric analysis of depression
    J Ruscio
    Department of Psychology, Elizabethtown College, Pennsylvania 17022, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 109:473-87. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint Psychotherapy for generalized anxiety disorder
    T D Borkovec
    Department of Psychology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 62:37-42; discussion 43-5. 2001
  10. pmc Social fears and social phobia in the USA: results from the National Comorbidity Survey Replication
    A M Ruscio
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Psychol Med 38:15-28. 2008

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint The latent structure of analogue depression: should the Beck Depression Inventory be used to classify groups?
    Ayelet Meron Ruscio
    Department of Psychology, Pennsylvania State University, 429 Bruce V Moore Building, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802 3104, USA
    Psychol Assess 14:135-45. 2002
    ..Analyses also illustrated the notable impact of pronounced skew on taxometric results and the value of using simulated comparison data as an interpretive aid...
  2. ncbi request reprint Experience and appraisal of worry among high worriers with and without generalized anxiety disorder
    Ayelet Meron Ruscio
    Department of Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University, 429 Bruce V Moore Building, University Park, PA 16802 3104, USA
    Behav Res Ther 42:1469-82. 2004
    ..Results suggest that GAD is associated with unique experiences and appraisals that distinguish it from other forms of severe worry...
  3. ncbi request reprint A taxometric investigation of the latent structure of worry
    A M Ruscio
    Department of Psychology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802 3104, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 110:413-22. 2001
    ..The authors argue that a focus on normal and pathological extremes has constrained the study of worry phenomena and that dimensional conceptualization of worry may significantly enhance understanding of both worry and GAD...
  4. ncbi request reprint The latent structure of posttraumatic stress disorder: a taxometric investigation of reactions to extreme stress
    Ayelet Meron Ruscio
    Department of Psychology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802 3104, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 111:290-301. 2002
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  5. ncbi request reprint Male war-zone veterans' perceived relationships with their children: the importance of emotional numbing
    Ayelet Meron Ruscio
    Department of Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802 3104, USA
    J Trauma Stress 15:351-7. 2002
    ..Findings suggest that emotional numbing may be the component of PTSD most closely linked to interpersonal impairment in war-zone veterans...
  6. ncbi request reprint Delimiting the boundaries of generalized anxiety disorder: differentiating high worriers with and without GAD
    Ayelet Meron Ruscio
    Department of Psychology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802 3104, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 16:377-400. 2002
    ..However, results revealed several characteristics that consistently distinguished the two groups. Implications for the conceptualization, assessment, and investigation of worry and GAD are discussed...
  7. pmc The epidemiology of obsessive-compulsive disorder in the National Comorbidity Survey Replication
    A M Ruscio
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Mol Psychiatry 15:53-63. 2010
    ..Evidence of a preponderance of early onset cases in men, high comorbidity with a wide range of disorders, and reliable associations between disorder severity and key outcomes may have implications for how OCD is classified in DSM-V...
  8. ncbi request reprint Informing the continuity controversy: a taxometric analysis of depression
    J Ruscio
    Department of Psychology, Elizabethtown College, Pennsylvania 17022, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 109:473-87. 2000
    ..Results of both studies, drawing on 3 widely used measures of depression, corroborated the dimensionality of depression. Implications for the conceptualization, investigation, and assessment of depression are discussed...
  9. ncbi request reprint Psychotherapy for generalized anxiety disorder
    T D Borkovec
    Department of Psychology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 62:37-42; discussion 43-5. 2001
    ..CBT is also associated with low dropout rates, maintained long-term improvements, and the largest within-group and between-group effect sizes relative to all other comparison conditions...
  10. pmc Social fears and social phobia in the USA: results from the National Comorbidity Survey Replication
    A M Ruscio
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Psychol Med 38:15-28. 2008
    ..New epidemiologic data on these topics are presented from the National Comorbidity Survey Replication (NCS-R)...
  11. pmc Integrating structural and epidemiological research to inform the classification of psychopathology
    Ayelet Meron Ruscio
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 18:240-50. 2009
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  12. ncbi request reprint A structure-based approach to psychological assessment: matching measurement models to latent structure
    John Ruscio
    Department of Psychology, Elizabethtown College, PA 17022, USA
    Assessment 9:4-16. 2002
    ..Finally, the authors empirically demonstrate the utility of their approach and discuss its compatibility with traditional assessment methods and with computerized adaptive testing...
  13. pmc Important questions remain to be addressed before adopting a dimensional classification of mental disorders
    Ayelet Meron Ruscio
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am Psychol 63:61-2; discussion 62-3. 2008
    ..Several questions remain to be addressed in evaluating whether this is the case and, if so, how dimensional classification can be implemented to best serve the disparate users of the DSM...
  14. pmc Broadening the definition of generalized anxiety disorder: effects on prevalence and associations with other disorders in the National Comorbidity Survey Replication
    Ayelet Meron Ruscio
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 21:662-76. 2007
    ..Further research is needed to determine whether broadening the current diagnostic criteria results in a more valid characterization of GAD...
  15. pmc Should excessive worry be required for a diagnosis of generalized anxiety disorder? Results from the US National Comorbidity Survey Replication
    Ayelet Meron Ruscio
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Psychol Med 35:1761-72. 2005
    ..No large-scale epidemiological study has ever examined the implications of this requirement for estimates of prevalence, severity, or correlates of GAD...
  16. pmc The epidemiology of panic attacks, panic disorder, and agoraphobia in the National Comorbidity Survey Replication
    Ronald C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 63:415-24. 2006
    ..Only limited information exists about the epidemiology of DSM-IV panic attacks (PAs) and panic disorder (PD)...
  17. pmc Prevalence and correlates of estimated DSM-IV child and adult separation anxiety disorder in the National Comorbidity Survey Replication
    Katherine Shear
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 163:1074-83. 2006
    ..Results of the first epidemiological study of adult separation anxiety disorder, to the authors' knowledge, and its relationship to childhood separation anxiety disorder are presented...
  18. pmc A risk index for 12-month suicide attempts in the National Comorbidity Survey Replication (NCS-R)
    Guilherme Borges
    National Institute of Psychiatry and Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, Mexico City, Mexico
    Psychol Med 36:1747-57. 2006
    ..We sought to develop such a risk index for 12-month suicide attempts among suicide ideators...
  19. ncbi request reprint Internet-based intervention for mental health and substance use problems in disaster-affected populations: a pilot feasibility study
    Kenneth J Ruggiero
    Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Behav Ther 37:190-205. 2006
    ..The intervention consisted of 7 modules: posttraumatic stress/panic, depression, generalized anxiety, alcohol use, marijuana use, drug use, and cigarette use. Feasibility data were promising and suggest the need for further evaluation...