M E Coles

Summary

Affiliation: Temple University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Memory biases in the anxiety disorders: current status
    Meredith E Coles
    Adult Anxiety Clinic of Temple, Department of Psychology, Temple University, 1701 North 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122 6085, USA
    Clin Psychol Rev 22:587-627. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Distinguishing obsessive features and worries: the role of thought-action fusion
    M E Coles
    Adult Anxieny Clinic of Temple University, Department of Psychology, Philadelphia, PA 19122 6085, USA
    Behav Res Ther 39:947-59. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of varying levels of anxiety within social situations: relationship to memory perspective and attributions in social phobia
    M E Coles
    Adult Anxiety Clinic of Temple University, Department of Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    Behav Res Ther 39:651-65. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Automatic activation and strategic avoidance of threat-relevant information in social phobia
    N Amir
    Department of Psychiatry, Allegheny University of the Health Sciences, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19129, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 107:285-90. 1998
  5. ncbi request reprint The Liebowitz Social Anxiety Scale: a comparison of the psychometric properties of self-report and clinician-administered formats
    D M Fresco
    Adult Anxiety Clinic of Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122-6085, USA
    Psychol Med 31:1025-35. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Implicit memory bias for threat-relevant information in individuals with generalized social phobia
    N Amir
    Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602 3013, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 109:713-20. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Negative interpretation bias in social phobia
    N Amin
    Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, Athens, USA
    Behav Res Ther 36:945-57. 1998
  8. ncbi request reprint The effect of practice on recall of emotional information in individuals with generalized social phobia
    N Amir
    Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30606, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 110:76-82. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Psychometric evaluation of the Beck Depression Inventory in adults with social anxiety disorder
    M E Coles
    Adult Anxiety Clinic of Temple, Department of Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122-6085, USA
    Depress Anxiety 14:145-8. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint A comparison of intolerance of uncertainty in analogue obsessive-compulsive disorder and generalized anxiety disorder
    Robert M Holaway
    Adult Anxiety Clinic of Temple University, Temple University, 1701 North 13th Street, Weiss Hall, Philadelphia, PA 19122 6085, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 20:158-74. 2006

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. ncbi request reprint Memory biases in the anxiety disorders: current status
    Meredith E Coles
    Adult Anxiety Clinic of Temple, Department of Psychology, Temple University, 1701 North 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122 6085, USA
    Clin Psychol Rev 22:587-627. 2002
    ..Inconsistencies in the existing literature, topics worthy of future research attention, and directions for revising existing information-processing models of anxiety are discussed...
  2. ncbi request reprint Distinguishing obsessive features and worries: the role of thought-action fusion
    M E Coles
    Adult Anxieny Clinic of Temple University, Department of Psychology, Philadelphia, PA 19122 6085, USA
    Behav Res Ther 39:947-59. 2001
    ..These hypotheses were supported in a sample of 173 undergraduate students. Thought-action fusion may be a valuable construct in differentiating between obsessive features and worry...
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of varying levels of anxiety within social situations: relationship to memory perspective and attributions in social phobia
    M E Coles
    Adult Anxiety Clinic of Temple University, Department of Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    Behav Res Ther 39:651-65. 2001
    ..Patients' attributions for their performance became more internal, stable, and global as the anxiety level of the situation increased, while the attributions of control subjects showed the opposite pattern...
  4. ncbi request reprint Automatic activation and strategic avoidance of threat-relevant information in social phobia
    N Amir
    Department of Psychiatry, Allegheny University of the Health Sciences, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19129, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 107:285-90. 1998
    ..These findings are consistent with a vigilance-avoidance model of information processing of threat-relevant information in social phobia...
  5. ncbi request reprint The Liebowitz Social Anxiety Scale: a comparison of the psychometric properties of self-report and clinician-administered formats
    D M Fresco
    Adult Anxiety Clinic of Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122-6085, USA
    Psychol Med 31:1025-35. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: Results of this study suggest that the self-report version of the LSAS compares well to the clinician-administered version and may be validly employed in the assessment of social anxiety disorder...
  6. ncbi request reprint Implicit memory bias for threat-relevant information in individuals with generalized social phobia
    N Amir
    Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602 3013, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 109:713-20. 2000
    ..Those with GSP demonstrated an implicit memory bias for social-threat sentences, whereas controls did not. This differential priming effect suggests that information about threat may be automatically accessed in GSP...
  7. ncbi request reprint Negative interpretation bias in social phobia
    N Amin
    Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, Athens, USA
    Behav Res Ther 36:945-57. 1998
    ..This bias was specific to self-relevant scenarios. These results support the hypothesis that a specific negative interpretation bias may be involved in the maintenance of social phobia...
  8. ncbi request reprint The effect of practice on recall of emotional information in individuals with generalized social phobia
    N Amir
    Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30606, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 110:76-82. 2001
    ..This pattern of processing may hamper GSPs' learning of, and habituation to, negative social information...
  9. ncbi request reprint Psychometric evaluation of the Beck Depression Inventory in adults with social anxiety disorder
    M E Coles
    Adult Anxiety Clinic of Temple, Department of Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122-6085, USA
    Depress Anxiety 14:145-8. 2001
    ..Thus, the BDI appears to be a valid tool for the assessment of depressive symptoms in adults with social anxiety disorder...
  10. ncbi request reprint A comparison of intolerance of uncertainty in analogue obsessive-compulsive disorder and generalized anxiety disorder
    Robert M Holaway
    Adult Anxiety Clinic of Temple University, Temple University, 1701 North 13th Street, Weiss Hall, Philadelphia, PA 19122 6085, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 20:158-74. 2006
    ..These findings suggest that intolerance of uncertainty may be a central theme in a number of the anxiety disorders...
  11. ncbi request reprint Not just right experiences and obsessive-compulsive features: experimental and self-monitoring perspectives
    Meredith E Coles
    Department of Psychology, Binghamton University SUNY, PO Box 6000, Binghamton, NY 13902 6000, USA
    Behav Res Ther 43:153-67. 2005
    ..Further consideration of NJREs will be useful in improving our understanding of the phenomenology, neurobiological substrates, and treatment, of OCD...
  12. doi request reprint Moving beyond an exclusive focus on harm avoidance in obsessive compulsive disorder: considering the role of incompleteness
    Ashley S Pietrefesa
    Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY 13902 6000, USA
    Behav Ther 39:224-31. 2008
    ..Further, some evidence for unique relationships was found (e.g., incompleteness with ordering and personally prescribed perfectionism; harm avoidance with obsessing). The role of incompleteness in OCD warrants greater attention...
  13. ncbi request reprint "Not just right experiences": perfectionism, obsessive-compulsive features and general psychopathology
    Meredith E Coles
    Adult Anxiety Clinic of Temple, Department of Psychology, Temple University, Weiss Hall, 1701 North 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122 6085, USA
    Behav Res Ther 41:681-700. 2003
    ..g., social anxiety, trait anxiety, worry, depression). General conclusions are drawn, and future directions are discussed...
  14. ncbi request reprint Hoarding behaviors in a large college sample
    Meredith E Coles
    Adult Anxiety Clinic of Temple University, Department of Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122 6085, USA
    Behav Res Ther 41:179-94. 2003
    ..Results are interpreted and lines of future research are proposed, with particular emphasis on further elucidating the relationship between hoarding behaviors and anxiety sensitivity...
  15. pmc Insight in obsessive compulsive disorder and body dysmorphic disorder
    Jane L Eisen
    Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 45:10-5. 2004
    ..Poorer insight was significantly positively correlated with more severe symptoms of the disorder only in the BDD group...
  16. ncbi request reprint Social anxiety and interpretation biases for facial displays of emotion: emotion detection and ratings of social cost
    Casey A Schofield
    Department of Psychology, Binghamton University, PO Box 6000, Binghamton, NY 13902 6000, USA
    Behav Res Ther 45:2950-63. 2007
    ..These results are consistent with a specific type of interpretation bias in which participants with social anxiety have elevated ratings of the social cost of interacting with individuals displaying negative evaluation...
  17. ncbi request reprint Memory bias for threat in generalized anxiety disorder: the potential importance of stimulus relevance
    Meredith E Coles
    Department of Psychology, Binghamton University SUNY, Binghamton, NY 13902 6000, USA
    Cogn Behav Ther 36:65-73. 2007
    ..The magnitude of group differences for explicit recall of threat words was similar to those previously observed in panic disorder. Limitations and future directions are discussed...
  18. ncbi request reprint OCD with comorbid OCPD: a subtype of OCD?
    Meredith E Coles
    Department of Psychology, Binghamton University, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 42:289-96. 2008
    ..The current study examined the validity of using comorbid obsessive-compulsive personality disorder (OCPD) to identify a subtype of individuals with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Assessing obsessive compulsive symptoms and cognitions on the internet: evidence for the comparability of paper and Internet administration
    Meredith E Coles
    Department of Psychology, Binghamton University SUNY, Binghamton, NY 13902 6000, USA
    Behav Res Ther 45:2232-40. 2007
    ..These findings create new opportunities for conducting OCD-related research online...
  20. pmc Clarifying the convergence between obsessive compulsive personality disorder criteria and obsessive compulsive disorder
    Jane L Eisen
    Brown University Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Butler Hospital, Providence 02906, USA
    J Pers Disord 20:294-305. 2006
    ..Future efforts to explore the link between Axis I and Axis II disorders may be enriched by conducting analyses at the symptom level...
  21. pmc Impact of obsessive-compulsive disorder on quality of life
    Jane L Eisen
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 47:270-5. 2006
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  22. ncbi request reprint Behavioral inhibition and obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Meredith E Coles
    Department of Psychology, Binghamton University SUNY, Binghamton, NY 13902 6000, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 20:1118-32. 2006
    ..The current findings suggest the utility of additional research examining the role of behavioral inhibition in the etiology of OCD...
  23. ncbi request reprint The relationship between memories for childhood teasing and anxiety and depression in adulthood
    Deborah A Roth
    Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety, University of Pennsylvania, Department of Psychiatry, 3535 Market St, 6th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 16:149-64. 2002
    ..Limitations of the study were discussed, as were suggestions for future research in the more general arena of childhood peer relations and adult psychopathology...
  24. ncbi request reprint Relations of the factors of the tripartite model of anxiety and depression to types of social anxiety
    Alicia A Hughes
    Department of Psychology, Temple University, Weiss Hall, 1701 North 13th Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122 6085, USA
    Behav Res Ther 44:1629-41. 2006
    ..Findings from this study provide a more detailed account of the specific components of the tripartite model that characterize the diversity of symptoms subsumed by social phobia...
  25. ncbi request reprint Exploring the boundaries of memory distrust from repeated checking: increasing external validity and examining thresholds
    Meredith E Coles
    Department of Psychology, Binghamton University, SUNY, NY 13902 6000, USA
    Behav Res Ther 44:995-1006. 2006
    ..The findings are considered within the context of theoretical models of checking and future directions are delineated...
  26. ncbi request reprint Suicidal ideation and suicide attempts in body dysmorphic disorder
    Katharine A Phillips
    Butler Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 66:717-25. 2005
    ..Because suicidality in body dys-morphic disorder (BDD) has received little investigation, this study examined rates, correlates, predictors, and other aspects of suicidal ideation and suicide attempts in this disorder...
  27. ncbi request reprint Differentiating symptoms of social anxiety and depression in adults with social anxiety disorder
    Brandon E Gibb
    Department of Psychology, Binghamton University SUNY, Binghamton, NY, 13902 6000, USA
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 36:99-109. 2005
    ..Logistic regression analyses indicated that scores on depressive symptom measures could predict which socially anxious clients met criteria for a comorbid depressive disorder...
  28. ncbi request reprint Recognition bias for critical faces in social phobia: a replication and extension
    Meredith E Coles
    Department of Psychology, Binghamton University SUNY, Binghamton, NY 13902 6000, USA
    Behav Res Ther 43:109-20. 2005
    ..Finally, signal detection analyses failed to reveal group differences in the accuracy of memory...
  29. ncbi request reprint The other side of the coin: using intervention research in child anxiety disorders to inform developmental psychopathology
    Jennifer L Hudson
    Department of Psychology, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Dev Psychopathol 14:819-41. 2002
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  30. ncbi request reprint The path from initial inquiry to initiation of treatment for social anxiety disorder in an anxiety disorders specialty clinic
    Meredith E Coles
    Adult Anxiety Clinic of Temple, Department of Psychology, Temple University, Weiss Hall, 1701 North 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122 6085, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 18:371-83. 2004
    ..Given that most individuals who complete treatment for social phobia experience significant benefit, results of the current study suggest that future efforts should be devoted to increasing number of patients who access these services...
  31. ncbi request reprint The measurement and impact of childhood teasing in a sample of young adults
    Eric A Storch
    University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 18:681-94. 2004
    ..Being teased in the Performance and Social domains as a child was moderately related to current psychopathology. Implications of these findings for clinical practice and future research are discussed...