Jonathan S Abramowitz

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Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint 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
  2. ncbi request reprint The relevance of analogue studies for understanding obsessions and compulsions
    Jonathan S Abramowitz
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, United States Electronic address
    Clin Psychol Rev 34:206-17. 2014
  3. ncbi request reprint The practice of exposure therapy: relevance of cognitive-behavioral theory and extinction theory
    Jonathan S Abramowitz
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Electronic address
    Behav Ther 44:548-58. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Treating obsessive-compulsive disorder in intimate relationships: a pilot study of couple-based cognitive-behavior therapy
    Jonathan S Abramowitz
    The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Behav Ther 44:395-407. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Enhancing exposure and response prevention for OCD: a couple-based approach
    Jonathan S Abramowitz
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Behav Modif 37:189-210. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Assessment of obsessive-compulsive symptom dimensions: development and evaluation of the Dimensional Obsessive-Compulsive Scale
    Jonathan S Abramowitz
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Psychol Assess 22:180-98. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Jonathan S Abramowitz
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Lancet 374:491-9. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint The status of hoarding as a symptom of obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Jonathan S Abramowitz
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Behav Res Ther 46:1026-33. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Self-help cognitive-behavioral therapy with minimal therapist contact for social phobia: a controlled trial
    Jonathan S Abramowitz
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 40:98-105. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint 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

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Publications78

  1. ncbi request reprint 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint The relevance of analogue studies for understanding obsessions and compulsions
    Jonathan S Abramowitz
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, United States Electronic address
    Clin Psychol Rev 34:206-17. 2014
    ..The available evidence suggests research with analogue samples is highly relevant for understanding OC symptoms. Guidelines for the appropriate use of analogue designs and samples are suggested. ..
  3. ncbi request reprint The practice of exposure therapy: relevance of cognitive-behavioral theory and extinction theory
    Jonathan S Abramowitz
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Electronic address
    Behav Ther 44:548-58. 2013
    ..Specific ways in which theory is relevant to using exposure techniques are discussed. ..
  4. doi request reprint Treating obsessive-compulsive disorder in intimate relationships: a pilot study of couple-based cognitive-behavior therapy
    Jonathan S Abramowitz
    The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Behav Ther 44:395-407. 2013
    ..Improvements in OCD symptoms were maintained up to 1year. Results are compared to findings from studies of individual CBT for OCD and discussed in terms of the importance of addressing interpersonal processes that maintain OCD symptoms...
  5. doi request reprint Enhancing exposure and response prevention for OCD: a couple-based approach
    Jonathan S Abramowitz
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Behav Modif 37:189-210. 2013
    ..e., symptom accommodation), and general couple therapy. Three case examples are presented to illustrate the couple-based techniques used in this treatment program...
  6. doi request reprint Assessment of obsessive-compulsive symptom dimensions: development and evaluation of the Dimensional Obsessive-Compulsive Scale
    Jonathan S Abramowitz
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Psychol Assess 22:180-98. 2010
    ..Scores on the DOCS displayed good performance on indices of reliability and validity, as well as sensitivity to treatment and diagnostic sensitivity, and hold promise as a measure of OC symptoms in clinical and research settings...
  7. doi request reprint Obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Jonathan S Abramowitz
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Lancet 374:491-9. 2009
    ..New developments in the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder involve medications that work in conjuction with cognitive-behavioural therapy, the most promising of which is D-cycloserine...
  8. ncbi request reprint The status of hoarding as a symptom of obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Jonathan S Abramowitz
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Behav Res Ther 46:1026-33. 2008
    ..Results are also discussed in terms of the importance of functional assessment of hoarding and OCD symptoms...
  9. doi request reprint Self-help cognitive-behavioral therapy with minimal therapist contact for social phobia: a controlled trial
    Jonathan S Abramowitz
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 40:98-105. 2009
    ..Study limitations and future directions are discussed...
  10. ncbi request reprint 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
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint 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...
  12. ncbi request reprint 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...
  13. ncbi request reprint 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...
  14. doi request reprint Obsessional thoughts and compulsive behaviors in a sample of women with postpartum mood symptoms
    Jonathan S Abramowitz
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 3270, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Arch Womens Ment Health 13:523-30. 2010
    ..Clinicians should assess for anxiety and obsessive-compulsive symptoms as routinely as they assess for depressive symptoms in the perinatal period...
  15. doi request reprint Obsessive-compulsive symptoms: the contribution of obsessional beliefs and experiential avoidance
    Jonathan S Abramowitz
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, United States
    J Anxiety Disord 23:160-6. 2009
    ..It appears the construct of EA is too general to explain OC symptoms over and above cognitive-behavioral constructs such as core obsessive beliefs, which are more specific...
  16. ncbi request reprint The contribution of experiential avoidance and social cognitions in the prediction of social anxiety
    Brittain L Mahaffey
    Psychology Dept UNC CH, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3270, USA
    Behav Cogn Psychother 41:52-65. 2013
    ..e. experiential avoidance [EA]). Although cognitive models have garnered empirical support, it may be that newer models such as RFT can improve our ability to predict and treat social anxiety...
  17. ncbi request reprint 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...
  18. ncbi request reprint 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...
  19. doi request reprint The effects of familiarity on thought--action fusion
    Noah C Berman
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, United States
    Behav Res Ther 49:695-9. 2011
    ..Results are discussed in terms of the cognitive model of obsessions and clinical implications are addressed...
  20. doi request reprint Dimensions of anxiety sensitivity in the anxiety disorders: evaluation of the ASI-3
    Michael G Wheaton
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599, United States
    J Anxiety Disord 26:401-8. 2012
    ..ASI-3 total scores were less discriminative. Implications for conceptual models of anxiety are discussed...
  21. ncbi request reprint 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...
  22. ncbi request reprint 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...
  23. ncbi request reprint 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...
  24. doi request reprint Predicting anxiety: the role of experiential avoidance and anxiety sensitivity
    Noah C Berman
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 24:109-13. 2010
    ..Theoretical and treatment implications of the results are discussed...
  25. ncbi request reprint 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...
  26. doi request reprint Categorical or dimensional: a reanalysis of the anxiety sensitivity construct
    Joshua J Broman-Fulks
    Department of Psychology, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC 28608, USA
    Behav Ther 41:154-71. 2010
    ..The implications of these results for anxiety sensitivity research are discussed, and several potential directions for future research are considered...
  27. doi request reprint Let me check that for you: symptom accommodation in romantic partners of adults with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
    Sara E Boeding
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, United States
    Behav Res Ther 51:316-22. 2013
    ..The implications of these findings are discussed within an interpersonal framework, and the benefits of including partners in the treatment of OCD are described...
  28. ncbi request reprint Assessing psychological inflexibility: the psychometric properties of the Avoidance and Fusion Questionnaire for Youth in two adult samples
    Thomas A Fergus
    Department of Psychology, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL 60115, USA
    Psychol Assess 24:402-8. 2012
    ..Moreover, the AFQ-Y showed incremental validity over the AAQ-II in predicting several psychological symptom domains. Implications for the assessment of psychological inflexibility are discussed...
  29. ncbi request reprint The relationship between anxiety sensitivity and obsessive-compulsive symptom dimensions
    Michael G Wheaton
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 43:891-6. 2012
    ..Very little research, however, has examined the relationship between AS and obsessive-compulsive (OC) symptoms, which was the objective of the current research...
  30. ncbi request reprint 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...
  31. ncbi request reprint 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...
  32. ncbi request reprint 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...
  33. ncbi request reprint 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...
  34. doi request reprint The "Arnold Schwarzenegger Effect": is strength of the "victim" related to misinterpretations of harm intrusions?
    Noah C Berman
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Behav Res Ther 50:761-6. 2012
    ..Current findings are discussed in terms of the cognitive-behavioral model of obsessions and clinical implications are addressed...
  35. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of the shy bladder scale
    Brett J Deacon
    Department of Psychology, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY 82071, USA
    Cogn Behav Ther 41:251-60. 2012
    ..Our findings highlight the SBS's potential utility as a measure of paruresis in clinical and research contexts...
  36. doi request reprint Decreased caudate N-acetyl-l-aspartic acid in pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder and the effects of behavior therapy
    Stephen P H Whiteside
    Department of Psychology and Psychiatry, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Psychiatry Res 202:53-9. 2012
    ..The changes in Glx raise the possibility that behavior therapy and medication treat OCD symptoms through similar pathways...
  37. ncbi request reprint The relationship between religion and thought-action fusion: use of an in vivo paradigm
    Noah C Berman
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Campus Box 3270 Davie Hall, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Behav Res Ther 48:670-4. 2010
    ..Results are discussed in terms of the potential relationship between certain religious teachings and TAF-related beliefs about the importance, significance, and influence of thoughts...
  38. ncbi request reprint 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...
  39. ncbi request reprint 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
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint 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...
  41. doi request reprint Postpartum obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Brittany B Speisman
    Department of Psychology, University of South Florida, St Petersburg, FL, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 40:680-90. 2011
    ..A discussion of differential diagnosis between postpartum OCD and other postpartum psychiatric conditions (e.g., depression, psychosis) and nonpostpartum-onset OCD is provided...
  42. ncbi request reprint 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...
  43. ncbi request reprint 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...
  44. ncbi request reprint 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...
  45. ncbi request reprint The relationship between obsessive beliefs and symptom dimensions in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Michael G Wheaton
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Behav Res Ther 48:949-54. 2010
    ..Implications for cognitive conceptualizations of OCD symptom dimensions are discussed...
  46. ncbi request reprint 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...
  47. ncbi request reprint 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...
  48. ncbi request reprint 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...
  49. doi request reprint The effect of behavior therapy on caudate N-acetyl-l-aspartic acid in adults with obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Stephen P H Whiteside
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Psychiatry Res 201:10-6. 2012
    ..The results raise the possibility that successful behavioral treatment may be associated with increases in markers of neuronal viability, although other associations found in the literature were not replicated...
  50. ncbi request reprint 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 request reprint 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...
  52. ncbi request reprint 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...
  53. ncbi request reprint 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...
  54. ncbi request reprint The latent structure of obsessive-compulsive symptoms: a taxometric study
    Bunmi O Olatunji
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37203, USA
    Depress Anxiety 25:956-68. 2008
    ..The implications of these findings for the clinical assessment and diagnosis of OC symptoms and obsessive-compulsive disorder are discussed...
  55. ncbi request reprint 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...
  56. ncbi request reprint Just to be certain: Confirming the factor structure of the intolerance of uncertainty scale in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Ryan J Jacoby
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Davie Hall, Campus Box 3270, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 27:535-42. 2013
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint Predictors of quality of life and functional impairment in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Ryan J Jacoby
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Davie Hall, Campus Box 3270, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, United States Electronic address
    Compr Psychiatry 55:1195-202. 2014
    ..These findings are discussed in terms of the implications for studying QOL and functional impairment in OCD. Future research should investigate the factors that predict changes in QOL and functional impairment following treatment. ..
  58. ncbi request reprint An examination of obsessive-compulsive symptoms and dimensions using profile analysis via multidimensional scaling (PAMS)
    Dean McKay
    Department of Psychology, Fordham University, United States Electronic address
    J Anxiety Disord 28:352-7. 2014
    ..The data, as well as recent research investigating obsessive beliefs, suggest the need to revise the contemporary cognitive model of OCD. ..
  59. ncbi request reprint Differences in obsessive-compulsive symptoms and obsessive beliefs: a comparison between African Americans, Asian Americans, Latino Americans, and European Americans
    Michael G Wheaton
    UNC Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Cogn Behav Ther 42:9-20. 2013
    ....
  60. ncbi request reprint 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...
  61. ncbi request reprint 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...
  62. ncbi request reprint 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...
  63. ncbi request reprint 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...
  64. ncbi request reprint Is hypochondriasis an anxiety disorder?
    Bunmi O Olatunji
    Br J Psychiatry 194:481-2. 2009
    ..This observation has important implications for treatment and subsequent revisions of the diagnostic classification of hypochondriasis...
  65. ncbi request reprint 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...
  66. pmc Intraclass correlation associated with therapists: estimates and applications in planning psychotherapy research
    Scott A Baldwin
    Department of Psychology, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, USA
    Cogn Behav Ther 40:15-33. 2011
    ..Attention to these recommendations will strengthen the validity of inferences drawn from psychotherapy studies that nest therapists within conditions...
  67. ncbi request reprint 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...
  68. ncbi request reprint 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...
  69. ncbi request reprint 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...
  70. ncbi request reprint 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
    ....
  71. ncbi request reprint 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...
  72. ncbi request reprint 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...
  73. ncbi request reprint 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...
  74. ncbi request reprint 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...
  75. ncbi request reprint 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...
  76. ncbi request reprint 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...
  77. ncbi request reprint 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...
  78. ncbi request reprint 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...