Sona Dimidjian

Summary

Affiliation: University of Colorado
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of behavioral activation, cognitive therapy, and antidepressant medication in the acute treatment of adults with major depression
    Sona Dimidjian
    Department of Psychology, University of Washington, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 74:658-70. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Extreme nonresponse in cognitive therapy: can behavioral activation succeed where cognitive therapy fails?
    Sandra J Coffman
    Department of Psychology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 75:531-41. 2007
  3. pmc Randomized trial of behavioral activation, cognitive therapy, and antidepressant medication in the prevention of relapse and recurrence in major depression
    Keith S Dobson
    Department of Psychology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Consult Clin Psychol 76:468-77. 2008
  4. doi request reprint How would we know if psychotherapy were harmful?
    Sona Dimidjian
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309 0345, USA
    Am Psychol 65:21-33. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Newer variations of cognitive-behavioral therapy: behavioral activation and mindfulness-based cognitive therapy
    Sona Dimidjian
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, University of Colorado, 345 UCB Muenzinger, Office 313B, Boulder, CO 80309 0345, USA
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 11:453-8. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Preferences and attitudes toward approaches to depression relapse/recurrence prevention among pregnant women
    Sona Dimidjian
    University of Colorado Boulder, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, 345 UCB, Boulder, CO 80309, USA Electronic address
    Behav Res Ther 54:7-11. 2014
  7. doi request reprint The origins and current status of behavioral activation treatments for depression
    Sona Dimidjian
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado 80309, USA
    Annu Rev Clin Psychol 7:1-38. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Nonpharmacologic intervention and prevention strategies for depression during pregnancy and the postpartum
    Sona Dimidjian
    Depression Center, Department of Psychology, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309 0345, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 52:498-515. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Predictors of patient cognitive therapy skills and symptom change in two randomized clinical trials: the role of therapist adherence and the therapeutic alliance
    Christian A Webb
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 1696, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 80:373-81. 2012
  10. pmc Two aspects of the therapeutic alliance: differential relations with depressive symptom change
    Christian A Webb
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, 3815 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 1696, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 79:279-83. 2011

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of behavioral activation, cognitive therapy, and antidepressant medication in the acute treatment of adults with major depression
    Sona Dimidjian
    Department of Psychology, University of Washington, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 74:658-70. 2006
    ..The implications of these findings for the evaluation of current treatment guidelines and dissemination are discussed...
  2. ncbi request reprint Extreme nonresponse in cognitive therapy: can behavioral activation succeed where cognitive therapy fails?
    Sandra J Coffman
    Department of Psychology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 75:531-41. 2007
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  3. pmc Randomized trial of behavioral activation, cognitive therapy, and antidepressant medication in the prevention of relapse and recurrence in major depression
    Keith S Dobson
    Department of Psychology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Consult Clin Psychol 76:468-77. 2008
    ..These findings suggest that behavioral activation may be nearly as enduring as cognitive therapy and that both psychotherapies are less expensive and longer lasting alternatives to medication in the treatment of depression...
  4. doi request reprint How would we know if psychotherapy were harmful?
    Sona Dimidjian
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309 0345, USA
    Am Psychol 65:21-33. 2010
    ..We also highlight the value of promoting discussion in the field about standards for defining and identifying harm...
  5. ncbi request reprint Newer variations of cognitive-behavioral therapy: behavioral activation and mindfulness-based cognitive therapy
    Sona Dimidjian
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, University of Colorado, 345 UCB Muenzinger, Office 313B, Boulder, CO 80309 0345, USA
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 11:453-8. 2009
    ..We examine current research on both approaches by addressing the robustness of findings, the extension to novel populations, and the processes by which clinical benefit is achieved...
  6. doi request reprint Preferences and attitudes toward approaches to depression relapse/recurrence prevention among pregnant women
    Sona Dimidjian
    University of Colorado Boulder, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, 345 UCB, Boulder, CO 80309, USA Electronic address
    Behav Res Ther 54:7-11. 2014
    ..Results suggest also that depression history is important to consider in evaluating women's preferences and attitudes. Clinical and research implications of these findings are discussed. ..
  7. doi request reprint The origins and current status of behavioral activation treatments for depression
    Sona Dimidjian
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado 80309, USA
    Annu Rev Clin Psychol 7:1-38. 2011
    ..We examine the diverse ways in which BA has been investigated over time and its emerging application to a broad range of populations and problems. We close with reflections on important directions for future inquiry...
  8. doi request reprint Nonpharmacologic intervention and prevention strategies for depression during pregnancy and the postpartum
    Sona Dimidjian
    Depression Center, Department of Psychology, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309 0345, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 52:498-515. 2009
    ..The evidence base suggests that efficacious nonpharmacologic options are available for women during pregnancy and postpartum; however, important research questions remain...
  9. doi request reprint Predictors of patient cognitive therapy skills and symptom change in two randomized clinical trials: the role of therapist adherence and the therapeutic alliance
    Christian A Webb
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 1696, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 80:373-81. 2012
    ..The current investigation attempts to integrate and extend these findings within 2 separate samples of patients and therapists...
  10. pmc Two aspects of the therapeutic alliance: differential relations with depressive symptom change
    Christian A Webb
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, 3815 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 1696, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 79:279-83. 2011
    ..The current study explored which components of the alliance are most highly associated with depressive symptom change in cognitive therapy (CT)...
  11. pmc Convergence and divergence in the delivery of cognitive therapy in two randomized clinical trials
    Christian A Webb
    University of Pennsylvania, Department of Psychology, 3720 Walnut Street, Solomon Lab Bldg, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Behav Res Ther 51:493-8. 2013
    ..We compared therapist adherence to CT, as well as the therapeutic alliance, in two randomized clinical trials (RCTs) of depression treatment...
  12. ncbi request reprint The developmental psychopathology of perinatal depression: implications for psychosocial treatment development and delivery in pregnancy
    Sherryl H Goodman
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Can J Psychiatry 57:530-6. 2012
    ....
  13. pmc Antidepressant drug effects and depression severity: a patient-level meta-analysis
    Jay C Fournier
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, 3720 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    JAMA 303:47-53. 2010
    ....
  14. doi request reprint Couple discord and depression in couples during couple therapy and in depressed individuals during depression treatment
    David C Atkins
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 77:1089-99. 2009
    ..Neuroticism played a complex, moderating role across the 2 samples, strengthening and weakening the association between depression and relationship distress depending on the sample and gender, replicating previous findings...
  15. doi request reprint Pregnant African American women's attitudes toward perinatal depression prevention
    Sherryl H Goodman
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 19:50-7. 2013
    ..The findings suggest the need to examine the role of preferences in tests of the effectiveness of approaches to the prevention of perinatal depression in order to enhance service delivery among low income African American women...
  16. pmc Treatment preference, engagement, and clinical improvement in pharmacotherapy versus psychotherapy for depression
    Bethany M Kwan
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, University of Colorado at Boulder, UCB 345, Boulder, CO 80309 0345, USA
    Behav Res Ther 48:799-804. 2010
    ..These findings highlight the importance of addressing patient preferences, particularly in regard to patient engagement, in the treatment of MDD...
  17. doi request reprint Collaboration in mindfulness-based cognitive therapy
    Jennifer N Felder
    Department of 345 UCB, University of Colorado, Boulder 80309 0345, USA
    J Clin Psychol 68:179-86. 2012
    ..In addition, collaboration is maintained through co-participation in mindfulness practices. We provide a case illustration of collaboration in these contexts and conclude with recommendations for clinical practice...
  18. doi request reprint Are exposure-based cognitive behavioral therapies safe during pregnancy?
    Joanna J Arch
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO 80309 0345, USA
    Arch Womens Ment Health 15:445-57. 2012
    ..However, we also highlight critical questions for future research to directly test the biopsychological impact of exposure-based therapies among pregnant women...
  19. doi request reprint Domestic violence assessment procedures among couple therapists
    Rebecca L Schacht
    Department of Psychology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 35:47-59. 2009
    ..DV may be under-identified by couple therapists and therapists may be using conjoint therapy with couples for whom such therapy is contraindicated because of relationship violence...
  20. ncbi request reprint Response styles among patients with minor depression and dysthymia in primary care
    Karen B Schmaling
    College of Health Sciences, University of Texas at El Paso, 79902, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 111:350-6. 2002
    ..Results are discussed in terms of their implications for this theory...