Edward B Blanchard

Summary

Affiliation: University at Albany
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Two studies of psychiatric morbidity among motor vehicle accident survivors 1 year after the crash
    Edward B Blanchard
    Department of Psychology, Center for Stress and Anxiety Disorders, University at Albany SUNY, 1535 Western Avenue, Albany, NY 12203, USA
    Behav Res Ther 42:569-83. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress and depressive symptoms in a college population one year after the September 11 attacks: the effect of proximity
    Edward B Blanchard
    Department of Psychology, Center for Stress and Anxiety Disorders, University of Albany SUNY, 1400 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12222 0001, USA
    Behav Res Ther 43:143-50. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Biofeedback and hypertension: a déjà vu experience. Comments on Yucha's "Problems inherent in assessing biofeedback efficacy studies"
    Edward B Blanchard
    Center for Stress and Anxiety Disorders, University at Albany, 1535 Western Avenue, Albany, New York 12203, USA
    Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback 27:107-9; discussion 111-4. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Intermittent explosive disorder and other psychiatric comorbidity among court-referred and self-referred aggressive drivers
    Tara Galovski
    Center for Stress and Anxiety Disorders, University at Albany, State University of New York, 12222, USA
    Behav Res Ther 40:641-51. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint One- and two-year prospective follow-up of cognitive behavior therapy or supportive psychotherapy
    Edward B Blanchard
    Department of Psychology, Center for Stress and Anxiety Disorders, University at Albany SUNY and The Sage Colleges, Albany, NY 12222 0001, USA
    Behav Res Ther 42:745-59. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Emergency room vital signs and PTSD in a treatment seeking sample of motor vehicle accident survivors
    Edward B Blanchard
    Center for Stress and Anxiety Disorders, University at Albany, New York 12203, USA
    J Trauma Stress 15:199-204. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint A controlled evaluation of cognitive behavioural therapy for posttraumatic stress in motor vehicle accident survivors
    Edward B Blanchard
    Center for Stress and Anxiety Disorders, University at Albany, 1535 Western Avenue, Albany, NY 12203, USA
    Behav Res Ther 41:79-96. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Studies of the vicarious traumatization of college students by the September 11th attacks: effects of proximity, exposure and connectedness
    Edward B Blanchard
    Center for Stress and Anxiety Disorders, Department of Psychology, University at Albany SUNY, 1400 Washington Avenue Albany, NY 12222 0001, USA
    Behav Res Ther 42:191-205. 2004
  9. pmc How does cognitive behavior therapy for irritable bowel syndrome work? A mediational analysis of a randomized clinical trial
    Jeffrey M Lackner
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, New York 14215, USA
    Gastroenterology 133:433-44. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint The psychophsiology of aggressive drivers: comparison to non-aggressive drivers and pre- to post-treatment change following a cognitive-behavioural treatment
    Tara E Galovski
    University at Albany, State University of New York Center for Stress and Anxiety Disorders, New York, USA
    Behav Res Ther 41:1055-67. 2003

Detail Information

Publications44

  1. ncbi request reprint Two studies of psychiatric morbidity among motor vehicle accident survivors 1 year after the crash
    Edward B Blanchard
    Department of Psychology, Center for Stress and Anxiety Disorders, University at Albany SUNY, 1535 Western Avenue, Albany, NY 12203, USA
    Behav Res Ther 42:569-83. 2004
    ..These rates of co-morbidity were higher than those found in non-PTSD comparison groups with similar MVA histories...
  2. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress and depressive symptoms in a college population one year after the September 11 attacks: the effect of proximity
    Edward B Blanchard
    Department of Psychology, Center for Stress and Anxiety Disorders, University of Albany SUNY, 1400 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12222 0001, USA
    Behav Res Ther 43:143-50. 2005
    ..The September 11 attacks continued to exert a psychic toll on college students even a year later...
  3. ncbi request reprint Biofeedback and hypertension: a déjà vu experience. Comments on Yucha's "Problems inherent in assessing biofeedback efficacy studies"
    Edward B Blanchard
    Center for Stress and Anxiety Disorders, University at Albany, 1535 Western Avenue, Albany, New York 12203, USA
    Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback 27:107-9; discussion 111-4. 2002
    ..B. Yucha, 2001). In particular, he highlights the need for replicability of biofeedback treatment effects to move the field forward...
  4. ncbi request reprint Intermittent explosive disorder and other psychiatric comorbidity among court-referred and self-referred aggressive drivers
    Tara Galovski
    Center for Stress and Anxiety Disorders, University at Albany, State University of New York, 12222, USA
    Behav Res Ther 40:641-51. 2002
    ..Re-analysis of aggressive driver data on the basis of presence or absence of IED revealed differences only in Axis II disorders: those with IED were more likely to meet the criteria for any Axis II disorder and Antisocial PD...
  5. ncbi request reprint One- and two-year prospective follow-up of cognitive behavior therapy or supportive psychotherapy
    Edward B Blanchard
    Department of Psychology, Center for Stress and Anxiety Disorders, University at Albany SUNY and The Sage Colleges, Albany, NY 12222 0001, USA
    Behav Res Ther 42:745-59. 2004
    ..There was very modest improvement from end of treatment to the two-year follow-up...
  6. ncbi request reprint Emergency room vital signs and PTSD in a treatment seeking sample of motor vehicle accident survivors
    Edward B Blanchard
    Center for Stress and Anxiety Disorders, University at Albany, New York 12203, USA
    J Trauma Stress 15:199-204. 2002
    ..Likewise, those with current PTSD had lower ED values of HR and DBP than did those who did not currently meet criteria for PTSD...
  7. ncbi request reprint A controlled evaluation of cognitive behavioural therapy for posttraumatic stress in motor vehicle accident survivors
    Edward B Blanchard
    Center for Stress and Anxiety Disorders, University at Albany, 1535 Western Avenue, Albany, NY 12203, USA
    Behav Res Ther 41:79-96. 2003
    ..The CBT condition led to significantly greater reductions in co-morbid major depression and GAD than the other two conditions. Results held up well at a 3-month follow-up on the two active treatment conditions...
  8. ncbi request reprint Studies of the vicarious traumatization of college students by the September 11th attacks: effects of proximity, exposure and connectedness
    Edward B Blanchard
    Center for Stress and Anxiety Disorders, Department of Psychology, University at Albany SUNY, 1400 Washington Avenue Albany, NY 12222 0001, USA
    Behav Res Ther 42:191-205. 2004
    ..ASD symptoms were the strongest predictor of subsequent PTSD symptoms. Path models accounted for over 60% of the variance in PTSD symptoms...
  9. pmc How does cognitive behavior therapy for irritable bowel syndrome work? A mediational analysis of a randomized clinical trial
    Jeffrey M Lackner
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, New York 14215, USA
    Gastroenterology 133:433-44. 2007
    ..An alternative hypothesis assumes that changes in distress are not strictly a cause but a consequence of IBS that will decrease with symptomatic improvement...
  10. ncbi request reprint The psychophsiology of aggressive drivers: comparison to non-aggressive drivers and pre- to post-treatment change following a cognitive-behavioural treatment
    Tara E Galovski
    University at Albany, State University of New York Center for Stress and Anxiety Disorders, New York, USA
    Behav Res Ther 41:1055-67. 2003
    ..003, SBP, p<0.01, and DBP, p<0.02 during audio 1. Similarly, decreases were evident in audio 2 in SBP, p<0.03 only. No decreases in reactivity occurred during the neutral stressor or fearful situation...
  11. ncbi request reprint A controlled evaluation of group cognitive therapy in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome
    Edward B Blanchard
    Center for Stress and Anxiety Disorders, University at Albany, Albany, NY 12222, USA
    Behav Res Ther 45:633-48. 2007
    ..Group CT and psychoeducational support groups continued not to differ on any measure. We thus conclude that group CT is not superior to an attention placebo control condition...
  12. doi request reprint The role of stress in symptom exacerbation among IBS patients
    Edward B Blanchard
    Center for Stress and Anxiety Disorders, University at Albany SUNY, Albany, NY, USA
    J Psychosom Res 64:119-28. 2008
    ..There were no statistically significant independent pathways from stress in Week t to GI symptoms in Week t+1 or t+2. Thus, there is more support for a reciprocal relation between stress and symptoms than there is for a causal relation...
  13. doi request reprint Group cognitive behavior therapy for chronic posttraumatic stress disorder: an initial randomized pilot study
    J Gayle Beck
    Department of Psychology, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152, USA
    Behav Ther 40:82-92. 2009
    ..Results are discussed in light of modifications necessitated by the group treatment format, with suggestions for future study of this group intervention...
  14. ncbi request reprint Physiological responsiveness of motor vehicle accident survivors with chronic posttraumatic stress disorder
    Connie H Veazey
    Center for Stress and Anxiety Disorders, University at Albany, State University of New York, 1535 Western Avenue, Albany, New York 12203, USA
    Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback 29:51-62. 2004
    ..Variables related to the severity of the diagnosis and trauma were found to discriminate between physiological responders and nonresponders with chronic PTSD...
  15. ncbi request reprint Retaining pathological gamblers in cognitive behavior therapy through motivational enhancement: A pilot study
    Edelgard Wulfert
    Department of Psychology, University at Albany, State University of New York, USA
    Behav Modif 30:315-40. 2006
    ..In addition to changing their gambling behavior, many clients made successful lifestyle changes. The possible benefits of combining a motivational intervention with cognitive behavior therapy are discussed...
  16. ncbi request reprint Effect of psychological treatment on cognitive bias in motor vehicle accident-related Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
    Trishul Devineni
    University at Albany SUNY, Albany, NY, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 18:211-31. 2004
    ..Findings cast doubt on the clinical utility of the modified Stroop test as a measure of treatment outcome in this population...
  17. pmc What factors are associated with the maintenance of PTSD after a motor vehicle accident? The role of sex differences in a help-seeking population
    J Gayle Beck
    Department of Psychology, University at Buffalo, Edward Blanchard and Mark Canna, Center for Stress and Anxiety Disorders, Park Hall, Buffalo 14260 4110, USA
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 37:256-66. 2006
    ..85 times more likely to be diagnosed with PTSD, relative to women who were employed. Results are discussed in light of the role of functional limitations and their impact on the maintenance of PTSD in men and women...
  18. ncbi request reprint The role of childhood abuse in Axis I and Axis II psychiatric disorders and medical disorders of unknown origin among irritable bowel syndrome patients
    Edward B Blanchard
    Center for Stress and Anxiety Disorders, University at Albany SUNY, 1535 Western Avenue, Albany, NY 12203, USA
    J Psychosom Res 56:431-6. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study is to further explore the relations among IBS, early abuse, Axes I and II psychopathology, and other medically unexplained disorders...
  19. ncbi request reprint Depression and abdominal pain in IBS patients: the mediating role of catastrophizing
    Jeffrey M Lackner
    Department of Medicine, University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14215, USA
    Psychosom Med 66:435-41. 2004
    ..This cross-sectional study explores the possibility that negatively skewed beliefs patients hold regarding abdominal pain (ie, catastrophizing) mediate the relationship between depression and pain severity...
  20. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric and behavioral problems in aggressive drivers
    Loretta S Malta
    Center for Stress and Anxiety Disorders, University at Albany, State University of New York, 1535 Western Avenue, Albany, NY 12203, USA
    Behav Res Ther 43:1467-84. 2005
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  21. ncbi request reprint Prediction of treatment outcome among patients with irritable bowel syndrome treated with group cognitive therapy
    Edward B Blanchard
    Department of Psychology, Center for Stress and Anxiety Disorders, University of Albany SUNY, 1400 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12222 0001, USA
    Behav Res Ther 44:317-37. 2006
    ..36 to 0.50. A wide variety of demographic, GI symptom, psychological status and psychiatric status variables entered the final prediction equations...
  22. ncbi request reprint Personality disorders and posttraumatic stress disorder in motor vehicle accident survivors
    Loretta S Malta
    Center for Stress and Anxiety Disorders, University of Albany, State University of New York, 1535 Western Ave, Albany, New York 12203, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 190:767-74. 2002
    ..The presence of a preexisting personality disorder may increase the risk of chronic PTSD and impede remission...
  23. ncbi request reprint Psychological characteristics of aggressive drivers with and without intermittent explosive disorder
    Tara Galovski
    University at Albany, Center for Stress and Anxiety Disorders, State University of New York, Albany 12222, USA
    Behav Res Ther 40:1157-68. 2002
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  24. ncbi request reprint Testing the sequential model of pain processing in irritable bowel syndrome: a structural equation modeling analysis
    Jeffrey M Lackner
    Behavioral Medicine Clinic, Department of Medicine, University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, State University of New York, ECMC, 462 Grider Street, Buffalo, NY 14215, USA
    Eur J Pain 9:207-18. 2005
    ..Gender tended to be more strongly associated with more distal pain stages (e.g., pain affect) vis-a-vis its effects on pain sensation. These data are generally supportive of a four-stage pain processing model...
  25. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of a brief psychological intervention on court-referred and self-referred aggressive drivers
    Tara E Galovski
    Center for Stress and Anxiety Disorders, University at Albany, State University of New York, 1400 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12222, USA
    Behav Res Ther 40:1385-402. 2002
    ..Aggressive drivers who met criteria for Intermittent Explosive Disorder (IED) showed a trend to improve less than non-IED aggressive drivers. Treatment gains were maintained at the 2-month follow-up point...
  26. pmc Women with PTSD have lower basal salivary cortisol levels later in the day than do men with PTSD: a preliminary study
    Brian M Freidenberg
    Department of Psychology, The University at Albany SUNY, Albany, NY 12206, USA
    Physiol Behav 99:234-6. 2010
    ..Women had greater suppression of their basal cortisol levels than did men; however, the diurnal pattern for cortisol levels to decline throughout the day was observed among the women but not the men...
  27. ncbi request reprint Psychophysiological assessment of youthful motor vehicle accident survivors
    Jacqueline Jones-Alexander
    Center for Stress and Anxiety Disorders, University at Albany, Albany, USA
    Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback 30:115-23. 2005
    ..However, in contrast to expectations, there were no differential physiological responses among the groups to the stimuli reminiscent of the trauma. Possible explanations are explored...
  28. ncbi request reprint Of "crashes" and "accidents," a comment on Stewart and Lord
    Edward B Blanchard
    Center for Stress and Anxiety Disorders, State University of New York, Albany, New York 12203, USA
    J Trauma Stress 16:527-8; discussion 529-30. 2003
    ..We disagree on definitional grounds and because of the absence of empirical data from accident survivors to support their contentions...
  29. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder and psychosocial functioning within two samples of MVA survivors
    Eric Kuhn
    Center for Stress and Anxiety Disorders, 1535 Western Avenue, University at Albany, State University of New York, Albany 12203, USA
    Behav Res Ther 41:1105-12. 2003
    ..The emotional numbing symptoms of PTSD emerged as the most consistent predictors of the psychosocial functioning indices. The implications of these findings to the comprehensive treatment of PTSD are discussed...
  30. pmc Psychosocial aspects of chronic daily headache
    Kristine Barton-Donovan
    Center for Stress and Anxiety Disorders, Social Science 230, University at Albany SUNY, 1400 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12222, USA
    J Headache Pain 6:30-9. 2005
    ..Those with chronic daily HA have greater levels of psychological distress and poorer quality of life than those with episodic HA or non-HA controls, despite comparable levels of life stress...
  31. ncbi request reprint Changes in physiological arousal to gambling cues among participants in motivationally enhanced cognitive-behavior therapy for pathological gambling: a preliminary study
    Brian M Freidenberg
    Center for Stress and Anxiety Disorders, University at Albany, State University of New York, Albany, New York, USA
    Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback 27:251-60. 2002
    ..There was also a strong dose-response relationship between reductions in gambling symptoms and reductions in arousal. These findings are discussed, as are their implications for further study of pathological gambling...
  32. ncbi request reprint Psychopathology in irritable bowel syndrome: support for a psychophysiological model
    Mark A Sykes
    Department of Psychology, Center for Stress and Anxiety Disorders, University at Albany, State University of New York, 1535 Western Avenue, Albany, New York 12203, USA
    J Behav Med 26:361-72. 2003
    ..Anxiety disorders were the most likely disorder to develop before IBS. These results support the theory that psychiatric symptoms, especially anxiety, play a role in the development of IBS...
  33. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial aspects of assessment and treatment of irritable bowel syndrome in adults and recurrent abdominal pain in children
    Edward B Blanchard
    Center for Stress and Anxiety Disorders, University at Albany, New York 12203, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 70:725-38. 2002
    ..The research relating RAP to IBS is briefly reviewed, as is the research on its psychological treatment. Cognitive-behavioral therapy that combines operant elements and stress management has the strongest support as a treatment for RAP...
  34. ncbi request reprint Early abuse, psychiatric diagnoses and irritable bowel syndrome
    Edward B Blanchard
    University at Albany, Center for Stress and Anxiety Disorders, NY 12203, USA
    Behav Res Ther 40:289-98. 2002
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Heart rate of motor vehicle accident survivors in the emergency department, peritraumatic psychological reactions, ASD, and PTSD severity: a 6-month prospective study
    Eric Kuhn
    Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    J Trauma Stress 19:735-40. 2006
    ..These findings support the role of elevated ED heart rate as a predictor of both ASD and chronic PTSD symptom severity and may help to clarify the discrepant findings of previous research...
  36. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic headache: biopsychosocial comparisons with multiple control groups
    Kristin Tatrow
    Program for Cancer Prevention and Control, Ruttenberg Cancer Center, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1130, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Headache 43:755-66. 2003
    ..This study examined somatic, psychological, and cognitive functioning of subjects with posttraumatic headache in comparison with multiple control groups...
  37. ncbi request reprint Preliminary study of a self-administered treatment for irritable bowel syndrome: comparison to a wait list control group
    Kathryn Amelia Sanders
    Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, CT 06516 2700, USA
    Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback 32:111-9. 2007
    ..Despite these limitations, this study is an important first step in empirically validating low-cost, self-administered treatments as a first line psychological intervention for IBS...
  38. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic headache: an exploratory treatment study
    Kristin Tatrow
    Program for Cancer Prevention and Control, Derald H Ruttenberg Cancer Center, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1130, New York, New York 10029 6574, USA
    Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback 28:267-78. 2003
    ..Minor reductions in psychopathology, most notably anxiety, were found after treatment. This study confirmed the treatment difficulties seen in this understudied population of headache sufferers, but offered hope for symptom relief...
  39. ncbi request reprint Startle responses in motor vehicle accident survivors: a pilot study
    Anke Karl
    Biopsychology, University of Technology Dresden, FR Germany
    Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback 29:223-31. 2004
    ..The use of startle responses as a PTSD treatment outcome index is discussed...
  40. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of an internet-based treatment for chronic headache
    Trishul Devineni
    Conemaugh Health System, 122 Montour Street, Johnstown, PA 15905 2422, USA
    Behav Res Ther 43:277-92. 2005
    ..1% and 64.8%, respectively, were typical of behavioral self-help studies. This approach to self-management of headache is promising; however, several methodological and ethical challenges need to be addressed...
  41. ncbi request reprint A behavioral group treatment program for menopausal hot flashes: results of a pilot study
    Laurie Keefer
    Department of Internal Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, 1725 W Harrison, Suite 206, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback 30:21-30. 2005
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Is the emotional Stroop paradigm sensitive to malingering? A between-groups study with professional actors and actual trauma survivors
    Todd C Buckley
    National Center for PTSD, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, Massachusetts 02131 4817, USA
    J Trauma Stress 16:59-66. 2003
    ..However, they were unable to modulate response latency as a function of stimulus content, a pattern that characterized the PTSD group. The use of information-processing paradigms to detect dissimulation is discussed...
  43. ncbi request reprint Hypnotherapy and refractory irritable bowel syndrome: a single case study
    Tara E Galovski
    State University of New York at Albany, USA
    Am J Clin Hypn 45:31-7. 2002
    ..Concurrent levels of depression and anxiety had also substantially decreased. Hypnotherapy is shown to be a viable, palatable, and enduring treatment option for an individual who had been refractory to many previous therapies...
  44. ncbi request reprint Hot flash, hot topic: conceptualizing menopausal symptoms from a cognitive-behavioral perspective
    Laurie Keefer
    Department of Internal Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Professional Office Building, Suite 206, 1725 West Harrison, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback 30:75-82. 2005
    ..This paper discusses hot flashes and night sweats from a cognitive-behavioral perspective, taking into account individual difference variables that may also affect the experience of menopausal symptoms...