Mark B Powers

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Affiliation: Southern Methodist University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Do conversations with virtual avatars increase feelings of social anxiety?
    Mark B Powers
    Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 27:398-403. 2013
  2. doi Reliability and validity of the PDS and PSS-I among participants with PTSD and alcohol dependence
    Mark B Powers
    Southern Methodist University, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 26:617-23. 2012
  3. pmc D-cycloserine enhancement of fear extinction is specific to successful exposure sessions: evidence from the treatment of height phobia
    Jasper A J Smits
    Department of Psychology, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas 75206, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 73:1054-8. 2013
  4. pmc Augmentation of exposure therapy with post-session administration of D-cycloserine
    Candyce D Tart
    Department of Psychology, Southern Methodist University, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 47:168-74. 2013
  5. pmc The efficacy of vigorous-intensity exercise as an aid to smoking cessation in adults with elevated anxiety sensitivity: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Jasper A J Smits
    Department of Psychology, Southern Methodist University, Dedman College, P, O, Box 750442, Dallas, TX 75275, USA
    Trials 13:207. 2012
  6. pmc Exploring exercise as an avenue for the treatment of anxiety disorders
    Lindsey B Deboer
    Southern Methodist University, 6116 N Central Expressway, Ste 1100, Dallas, TX 75206, USA
    Expert Rev Neurother 12:1011-22. 2012
  7. pmc Threat reappraisal as a mediator of symptom change in cognitive-behavioral treatment of anxiety disorders: a systematic review
    Jasper A J Smits
    Department of Psychology, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX 75206, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 80:624-35. 2012
  8. pmc Physical activity as a moderator of the association between anxiety sensitivity and binge eating
    Lindsey B Deboer
    Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX 75275, USA
    Eat Behav 13:194-201. 2012
  9. pmc Attention training to reduce attention bias and social stressor reactivity: an attempt to replicate and extend previous findings
    Kristin Julian
    Department of Psychology, Southern Methodist University, Dedman College, Dallas, TX 75275, USA
    Behav Res Ther 50:350-8. 2012
  10. doi Reducing anxiety sensitivity with exercise
    Jasper A J Smits
    Department of Psychology, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas 75275, USA
    Depress Anxiety 25:689-99. 2008

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Publications11

  1. ncbi Do conversations with virtual avatars increase feelings of social anxiety?
    Mark B Powers
    Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 27:398-403. 2013
    ..Overall, the data suggest that the novel technology allowing real time interaction/conversation in VR may prove useful for the treatment of social anxiety in future studies...
  2. doi Reliability and validity of the PDS and PSS-I among participants with PTSD and alcohol dependence
    Mark B Powers
    Southern Methodist University, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 26:617-23. 2012
    ..In sum, the results showed that the PSS-I and PDS performed well in this population and can be used with confidence to assess PTSD diagnosis and symptom severity...
  3. pmc D-cycloserine enhancement of fear extinction is specific to successful exposure sessions: evidence from the treatment of height phobia
    Jasper A J Smits
    Department of Psychology, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas 75206, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 73:1054-8. 2013
    ..Therefore, we conducted a reanalysis of existing data to examine whether the effects of DCS on clinical outcome would vary as a function of response to the exposure session (i.e., exposure success)...
  4. pmc Augmentation of exposure therapy with post-session administration of D-cycloserine
    Candyce D Tart
    Department of Psychology, Southern Methodist University, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 47:168-74. 2013
    ..We believe the present study is the first published report on the efficacy of post-session administration of DCS in humans...
  5. pmc The efficacy of vigorous-intensity exercise as an aid to smoking cessation in adults with elevated anxiety sensitivity: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Jasper A J Smits
    Department of Psychology, Southern Methodist University, Dedman College, P, O, Box 750442, Dallas, TX 75275, USA
    Trials 13:207. 2012
    ..The current manuscript presents the rationale, study design and procedures, and design considerations of the Smoking Termination Enhancement Project (STEP)...
  6. pmc Exploring exercise as an avenue for the treatment of anxiety disorders
    Lindsey B Deboer
    Southern Methodist University, 6116 N Central Expressway, Ste 1100, Dallas, TX 75206, USA
    Expert Rev Neurother 12:1011-22. 2012
    ..Likewise, studies that identify moderators of treatment efficacy will assist clinicians in deciding how and for whom to prescribe exercise...
  7. pmc Threat reappraisal as a mediator of symptom change in cognitive-behavioral treatment of anxiety disorders: a systematic review
    Jasper A J Smits
    Department of Psychology, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX 75206, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 80:624-35. 2012
    ..Threat reappraisal is considered a key mediator underlying the effects of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for anxiety disorders. The present study systematically reviewed the evidence for the threat reappraisal mediation hypothesis...
  8. pmc Physical activity as a moderator of the association between anxiety sensitivity and binge eating
    Lindsey B Deboer
    Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX 75275, USA
    Eat Behav 13:194-201. 2012
    ..The mediation model was also significant, but was not moderated by MPA or VPA. Theoretical and clinical implications are discussed...
  9. pmc Attention training to reduce attention bias and social stressor reactivity: an attempt to replicate and extend previous findings
    Kristin Julian
    Department of Psychology, Southern Methodist University, Dedman College, Dallas, TX 75275, USA
    Behav Res Ther 50:350-8. 2012
    ..The failure to replicate previous findings is discussed...
  10. doi Reducing anxiety sensitivity with exercise
    Jasper A J Smits
    Department of Psychology, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas 75275, USA
    Depress Anxiety 25:689-99. 2008
    ..To further study the potential beneficial role of prescriptive exercise for anxiety-related conditions, we examined the role of exercise in reducing fears of anxiety-related sensations (anxiety sensitivity)...
  11. doi The efficacy of cognitive-behavioral interventions for reducing anxiety sensitivity: a meta-analytic review
    Jasper A J Smits
    Department of Psychology, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX, USA
    Behav Res Ther 46:1047-54. 2008
    ..Our review indicates that CBT is efficacious in reducing anxiety sensitivity. However, more research is needed to determine the mechanisms by which CBT exert its effects on anxiety sensitivity...