E B Foa

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Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Concurrent naltrexone and prolonged exposure therapy for patients with comorbid alcohol dependence and PTSD: a randomized clinical trial
    Edna B Foa
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    JAMA 310:488-95. 2013
  2. pmc Six-month follow-up of a randomized controlled trial augmenting serotonin reuptake inhibitor treatment with exposure and ritual prevention for obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Edna B Foa
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 74:464-9. 2013
  3. doi request reprint How being female influenced my professional experiences and growth
    Edna B Foa
    University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, 3535 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Behav Ther 43:715-7. 2012
  4. pmc Cognitive behavioral therapy of obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Edna B Foa
    Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Dialogues Clin Neurosci 12:199-207. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Development and validation of a child version of the obsessive compulsive inventory
    Edna B Foa
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadlephia, PA 19104, USA
    Behav Ther 41:121-32. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Inflated perception of responsibility for harm in OCD patients with and without checking compulsions: a replication and extension
    Edna B Foa
    Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 16:443-53. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint The Obsessive-Compulsive Inventory: development and validation of a short version
    Edna B Foa
    Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety, University of Pennsylvania, 3535 Market Street, Suite 600N, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Psychol Assess 14:485-96. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Social anxiety disorder treatments: psychosocial therapies
    Edna B Foa
    Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:27-30. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder
    Edna B Foa
    Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:40-5. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Symptomatology and psychopathology of mental health problems after disaster
    Edna B Foa
    Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA, and the University of Adelaide, Department of Psychiatry, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville, Australia
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:15-25. 2006

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  1. doi request reprint Concurrent naltrexone and prolonged exposure therapy for patients with comorbid alcohol dependence and PTSD: a randomized clinical trial
    Edna B Foa
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    JAMA 310:488-95. 2013
    ..Alcohol dependence comorbid with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has been found to be resistant to treatment. In addition, there is a concern that prolonged exposure therapy for PTSD may exacerbate alcohol use...
  2. pmc Six-month follow-up of a randomized controlled trial augmenting serotonin reuptake inhibitor treatment with exposure and ritual prevention for obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Edna B Foa
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 74:464-9. 2013
    ..This article describes the long-term effects of augmenting serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SRIs) with exposure and ritual prevention or stress management training in patients with DSM-IV obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)...
  3. doi request reprint How being female influenced my professional experiences and growth
    Edna B Foa
    University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, 3535 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Behav Ther 43:715-7. 2012
    ..But in my experience, the achievement of contributing significantly to knowledge in the field, for both men and for women, involves quite a few sacrifices...
  4. pmc Cognitive behavioral therapy of obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Edna B Foa
    Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Dialogues Clin Neurosci 12:199-207. 2010
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Development and validation of a child version of the obsessive compulsive inventory
    Edna B Foa
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadlephia, PA 19104, USA
    Behav Ther 41:121-32. 2010
    ..Finally, preliminary data with 88 treatment completers suggest that the OCI-CV is sensitive to change...
  6. ncbi request reprint Inflated perception of responsibility for harm in OCD patients with and without checking compulsions: a replication and extension
    Edna B Foa
    Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 16:443-53. 2002
    ..The results suggest that, compared to OC non-checkers and to NACs, OC checkers have an inflated perception of responsibility for harm; and that this perception leads to a need to rectify potentially harmful situations...
  7. ncbi request reprint The Obsessive-Compulsive Inventory: development and validation of a short version
    Edna B Foa
    Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety, University of Pennsylvania, 3535 Market Street, Suite 600N, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Psychol Assess 14:485-96. 2002
    ..Receiver operating characteristic (ROC) analyses demonstrated the usefulness of the OCI-R as a diagnostic tool for screening patients with OCD, utilizing empirically derived cutscores...
  8. ncbi request reprint Social anxiety disorder treatments: psychosocial therapies
    Edna B Foa
    Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:27-30. 2006
    ..Finally, the article discusses comorbidity of depression and SAD and its implications for cognitive-behavioral therapy...
  9. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder
    Edna B Foa
    Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:40-5. 2006
    ..This will entail the use of culturally sensitive materials and the adaptation of training methods to enable large numbers of mental health professionals to be trained together...
  10. ncbi request reprint Symptomatology and psychopathology of mental health problems after disaster
    Edna B Foa
    Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA, and the University of Adelaide, Department of Psychiatry, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville, Australia
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:15-25. 2006
    ..There is growing evidence that PTSD does not merely represent a normal response to stress, but rather is mediated by specific neurobiological dysfunctions...
  11. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of prolonged exposure for posttraumatic stress disorder with and without cognitive restructuring: outcome at academic and community clinics
    Edna B Foa
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 73:953-64. 2005
    ..Treatment gains were maintained at follow-up, although a minority of patients received additional treatment...
  12. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of three brief programs for facilitating recovery after assault
    Edna B Foa
    Center for Treatment and Study of Anxiety, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 19104, USA
    J Trauma Stress 19:29-43. 2006
    ..These findings suggest that a trauma-focused intervention aimed at those with severe PTSD symptoms after an assault can accelerate recovery...
  13. ncbi request reprint Social, psychological, and psychiatric interventions following terrorist attacks: recommendations for practice and research
    Edna B Foa
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, 3535 Market Street 6th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 30:1806-17. 2005
    ..Accordingly, we conclude the paper with several questions designed to guide future research...
  14. ncbi request reprint Randomized, placebo-controlled trial of exposure and ritual prevention, clomipramine, and their combination in the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Edna B Foa
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 162:151-61. 2005
    ..Serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SRIs) and cognitive behavior therapy by exposure and ritual prevention are both established treatments for OCD, yet their relative and combined efficacy have not been demonstrated conclusively...
  15. ncbi request reprint Cognitive changes during prolonged exposure versus prolonged exposure plus cognitive restructuring in female assault survivors with posttraumatic stress disorder
    Edna B Foa
    Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 72:879-84. 2004
    ..The addition of cognitive restructuring did not significantly augment the cognitive changes. Theoretical implications of the results are discussed...
  16. ncbi request reprint Women and traumatic events
    E B Foa
    Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 62:29-34. 2001
    ..Supportive counseling does not appear as effective as exposure therapy, but is better than no therapy...
  17. ncbi request reprint Memory bias in generalized social phobia: remembering negative emotional expressions
    E B Foa
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 14:501-19. 2000
    ..Results concerning specificity were equivocal. The importance of examining cognitive biases in patients with GSP via the use of facial expression is discussed...
  18. ncbi request reprint Does imaginal exposure exacerbate PTSD symptoms?
    Edna B Foa
    Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 70:1022-8. 2002
    ..Further, symptom exacerbation was unrelated to dropout. Thus, although a minority of individuals experienced a temporary symptom exacerbation, this exacerbation was unrelated to outcome...
  19. ncbi request reprint Inflated perception of responsibility for harm in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    E B Foa
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 15:259-75. 2001
    ..Our results suggest that compared to OCs, NACs, and GSPs can better differentiate between situations that merit concern and ones that do not...
  20. ncbi request reprint Anger, dissociation, and posttraumatic stress disorder among female assault victims
    N C Feeny
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA
    J Trauma Stress 13:89-100. 2000
    ..At 4 weeks post-assault, anger expression was predictive of later PTSD severity, whereas dissociation was predictive of poorer later functioning...
  21. doi request reprint Evidence for poorer outcome in patients with severe negative trauma-related cognitions receiving prolonged exposure plus cognitive restructuring: implications for treatment matching in posttraumatic stress disorder
    Jason S Moser
    Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 198:72-5. 2010
    ..The implications of these findings for examining Person X Treatment interactions and the efficacy of combining treatments for PTSD are discussed...
  22. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of exposure and ritual prevention for obsessive-compulsive disorder: randomized compared with nonrandomized samples
    M E Franklin
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104 3309, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 68:594-602. 2000
    ..Findings indicate that EX/RP is a potent treatment for OCD, and its benefits are not limited to select patient samples...
  23. ncbi request reprint Generalized social anxiety disorder and avoidant personality disorder: structural analysis and treatment outcome
    Jonathan D Huppert
    Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA
    Depress Anxiety 25:441-8. 2008
    ..APD and GSP remain highly related constructs, and different aspects of these data support and dispute the utility of the diagnosis of APD in GSP. Possible new directions in conceptualizing APD are discussed...
  24. ncbi request reprint A comparison of exposure therapy, stress inoculation training, and their combination for reducing posttraumatic stress disorder in female assault victims
    E B Foa
    Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety, Medical College of Pennsylvania Hahnemann University, Philadelphia 19129, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 67:194-200. 1999
    ..SIT and PE-SIT did not differ significantly from each other on any outcome measure...
  25. ncbi request reprint Impact of depressive symptoms on the treatment of generalized social anxiety disorder
    Deborah Roth Ledley
    Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Depress Anxiety 22:161-7. 2005
    ..Such modifications are likely to be more important when treating patients with SAD and comorbid major depressive disorder...
  26. ncbi request reprint Exploring the roles of emotional numbing, depression, and dissociation in PTSD
    N C Feeny
    Psychiatry Department, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    J Trauma Stress 13:489-98. 2000
    ..Notably, regression analyses revealed that after depression and dissociation were accounted for, early numbing contributed to the prediction of later PTSD...
  27. ncbi request reprint Interpersonal friction and PTSD in female victims of sexual and nonsexual assault
    L A Zoellner
    MCP Hahnemann University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19129, USA
    J Trauma Stress 12:689-700. 1999
    ..On the contrary, positive social support did not predict later PTSD severity. These results are consistent with previous studies that underscore the association between negative features of social relationships and PTSD...
  28. 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...
  29. ncbi request reprint Context in the clinic: how well do cognitive-behavioral therapies and medications work in combination?
    Edna B Foa
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 52:987-97. 2002
    ..The potential differences in usefulness of combined treatment are discussed, directions for future research are suggested, and implications for clinical practice are considered...
  30. ncbi request reprint Stability of emotions for traumatic memories in acute and chronic PTSD
    L A Zoellner
    Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Behav Res Ther 39:697-711. 2001
    ..However, memory for the general emotional and dissociative intensity did fluctuate over time, decreasing for individuals with acute PTSD and increasing for individuals with chronic PTSD...
  31. ncbi request reprint Influence of emotional engagement and habituation on exposure therapy for PTSD
    L H Jaycox
    Department of Psychiatry, Allegheny University of the Health Sciences, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 66:185-92. 1998
    ..The results are discussed within the framework of emotional processing theory, emphasizing the crucial role of emotional engagement and habituation in exposure therapy...
  32. ncbi request reprint Implicit and explicit memory in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    E B Foa
    Allegheny University of the Health Sciences, Philadelphia, PA 19129, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 11:119-29. 1997
    ..The findings are discussed in light of previous research on memory in anxiety disordered individuals...
  33. ncbi request reprint PTSD severity and health perceptions in female victims of sexual assault
    L A Zoellner
    Medical College of Pennsylvania Hahnemann University, USA
    J Trauma Stress 13:635-49. 2000
    ..Contrary to our hypothesis, the reexperiencing cluster of PTSD, and not the hyperarousal cluster, was related to self-reported physical symptoms...
  34. ncbi request reprint Are trauma victims susceptible to "false memories"?
    L A Zoellner
    Medical College of Pennsylvania Hahnemann University 19104, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 109:517-24. 2000
    ..False recall was related to trait anxiety and PTSD severity. The results are consistent with a general source-monitoring deficit in trauma-exposed individuals...
  35. ncbi request reprint Imagery vividness and perceived anxious arousal in prolonged exposure treatment for PTSD
    Sheila A M Rauch
    Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Trauma Stress 17:461-5. 2004
    ..However, contrary to hypothesis, vividness was not related to outcome. Theoretical implications of the results are discussed...
  36. pmc Men's pathways to risky sexual behavior: role of co-occurring childhood sexual abuse, posttraumatic stress disorder, and depression histories
    William C Holmes
    Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, MSCE University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 733 Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    J Urban Health 82:i89-99. 2005
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Do patients drop out prematurely from exposure therapy for PTSD?
    Elizabeth A Hembree
    School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Trauma Stress 16:555-62. 2003
    ..The results indicated no difference in dropout rates among exposure therapy, cognitive therapy, stress inoculation training, and EMDR. These findings are consistent with previous research about the tolerability of exposure therapy...
  38. ncbi request reprint The OCI-R: validation of the subscales in a clinical sample
    Jonathan D Huppert
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Center for Treatment and Study of Anxiety, 3535 Market St, Suite 600N, Philadelphia, PA 19104, United States
    J Anxiety Disord 21:394-406. 2007
    ..Further research should examine the sensitivity of the specific subscales to treatment effects, and the potential for adding more items to account for other symptom domains of OCD...
  39. ncbi request reprint A meta-analytic review of prolonged exposure for posttraumatic stress disorder
    Mark B Powers
    University of Pennsylvania, Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety, 3535 Market St, 6th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Clin Psychol Rev 30:635-41. 2010
    ..PE is a highly effective treatment for PTSD, resulting in substantial treatment gains that are maintained over time...
  40. ncbi request reprint Interpretation biases in social anxiety: response generation, response selection, and self-appraisals
    Jonathan D Huppert
    Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 3535 Market St, Suite 600N, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Behav Res Ther 45:1505-15. 2007
    ..Results are discussed in terms of a multi-stage processing model of interpretation biases...
  41. ncbi request reprint D-cycloserine augmented exposure therapy for obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Matt G Kushner
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 62:835-8. 2007
    ..We predicted that DCS would accelerate obsession-related distress reduction in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) undergoing extinction-based exposure therapy...
  42. ncbi request reprint Dissemination of exposure therapy in the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder
    Shawn P Cahill
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Trauma Stress 19:597-610. 2006
    ..In this article, the authors review extant evidence on the reasons that therapists do not use these treatments and recent research on the dissemination of efficacious treatments of PTSD...
  43. ncbi request reprint The relationship between obsessive-compulsive and posttraumatic stress symptoms in clinical and non-clinical samples
    Jonathan D Huppert
    Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety, University of Pennsylvania, 3535 Market St, Suite 600N, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 19:127-36. 2005
    ..These results support the presence of a relationship between symptoms of OCD and PTSD that may be largely accounted for by a combination of symptom overlap and depression...
  44. ncbi request reprint Demographic and social adjustment characteristics of patients with comorbid posttraumatic stress disorder and alcohol dependence: potential pitfalls to PTSD treatment
    David S Riggs
    Center for the Treatment of Anxiety, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 3535 Market Street, 6th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Addict Behav 28:1717-30. 2003
    ..Suggestions are made to enhance retention of these difficult patients in treatment programs...
  45. ncbi request reprint Study refusal and exclusion from a randomized treatment study of generalized social phobia
    Jonathan D Huppert
    Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 17:683-93. 2003
    ..These results suggest that there is a need to develop and evaluate a treatment for social anxiety with comorbid depression and to systematically study reasons for reluctance to take medication among individuals with GSP...
  46. ncbi request reprint Cognitive-behavioral treatment of social phobia: new advances
    Jonathan D Huppert
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, 3535 Market Street, Suite 600, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 5:289-96. 2003
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Long-term efficacy of exposure and ritual prevention therapy and serotonergic medications for obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Elizabeth A Hembree
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    CNS Spectr 8:363-71, 381. 2003
    ..For patients who remain on medications, the treatment produced benefits equivalent to EX/RP...
  48. ncbi request reprint Interventions for trauma-related emotional disturbances in adult victims of crime
    Elizabeth A Hembree
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Trauma Stress 16:187-99. 2003
    ..Finally, we discuss multicultural issues, factors associated with treatment outcome, and challenges we have encountered in treating crime victims...
  49. ncbi request reprint Impact of personality disorders on treatment outcome for female assault survivors with chronic posttraumatic stress disorder
    Elizabeth A Hembree
    Center for Treatment and Study of Anxiety, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    J Pers Disord 18:117-27. 2004
    ..Finally, the comorbid patients treated by community therapists fared as well or better than those treated by cognitive behavioral treatment experts in posttreatment prevalence of PTSD and end-state functioning...
  50. ncbi request reprint Differential response to placebo among patients with social phobia, panic disorder, and obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Jonathan D Huppert
    Center for Treatment and Study of Anxiety, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 6th Floor, 3535 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 161:1485-7. 2004
    ..Placebo effects in treatment of three anxiety disorders were compared...
  51. ncbi request reprint Do assault-related variables predict response to cognitive behavioral treatment for PTSD?
    Elizabeth A Hembree
    Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 72:531-4. 2004
    ..Results indicated that after controlling for initial severity of PTSD symptoms, the experience of trauma in childhood and sustaining physical injury during the adult assault were predictive of greater PTSD severity following treatment...
  52. ncbi request reprint Health concerns in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder
    J S Abramowitz
    Center for Treatment and Study of Anxiety, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 13:529-39. 1999
    ..Generalized anxiety disorder was also more prevalent among OCD individuals with excessive health concerns...
  53. ncbi request reprint Treatment outcome for chronic PTSD among female assault victims with borderline personality characteristics: a preliminary examination
    Norah C Feeny
    Department of Psychiatry, Case Western Reserve University, 11100 Euclid Ave, Hanna Pavilion, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    J Pers Disord 16:30-40. 2002
    ..The relationship between BPC and treatment response will be discussed...
  54. ncbi request reprint The child PTSD Symptom Scale: a preliminary examination of its psychometric properties
    E B Foa
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Clin Child Psychol 30:376-84. 2001
    ..These results suggest that the CPSS is a useful tool for the assessment of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) severity and for the screening of PTSD diagnosis among traumatized children...
  55. ncbi request reprint Peritraumatic dissociative experiences, trauma narratives, and trauma pathology
    Lori A Zoellner
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA
    J Trauma Stress 15:49-57. 2002
    ..Both higher grade levels and lower reading ease of prethreat sections of trauma narratives were related to posttreatment reexperiencing and anxiety symptoms...
  56. ncbi request reprint Are the dissociative criteria in ASD useful?
    Lori A Zoellner
    Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Trauma Stress 16:341-50. 2003
    ..Interestingly, initial PTSD avoidance but not ASD dissociative symptoms predicted PTSD severity at 3 months...
  57. pmc Quality of life and functional impairment in obsessive-compulsive disorder: a comparison of patients with and without comorbidity, patients in remission, and healthy controls
    Jonathan D Huppert
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Depress Anxiety 26:39-45. 2009
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint Hyperhidrosis in social anxiety disorder
    Jonathan R T Davidson
    Duke University Medical Center, Trent Drive, 4th Floor, Yellow Zone, Room 4082B, Box 3812, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 26:1327-31. 2002
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint Prolonged exposure therapy for chronic combat-related PTSD: a case report of five veterans
    Nitsa Nacasch
    Department of Psychiatry, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    CNS Spectr 12:690-5. 2007
    ..Moreover, four patients maintained treatment gains or kept improving 6-18 months after the treatment. The results suggest that PE was effective in reducing combat-related chronic PTSD symptoms...
  60. ncbi request reprint Increased error-related brain activity in pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder before and after treatment
    Greg Hajcak
    Department of Psychology, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794 2500, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 165:116-23. 2008
    ..However, no study to date, to the authors' knowledge, has examined error-related brain activity in pediatric patients with OCD, and no study has examined error-related brain activity in OCD both before and after treatment...
  61. 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...
  62. ncbi request reprint Screening for posttraumatic stress disorder: what combination of symptoms predicts best?
    Thomas Ehring
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, United Kingdom
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:1004-12. 2007
    ..The results underscore the need to cross-validate findings before using screening instruments for clinical applications...
  63. pmc A randomized, controlled trial of cognitive-behavioral therapy for augmenting pharmacotherapy in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Helen Blair Simpson
    Anxiety Disorders Clinic, New York State Psychiatric Institute, Unit 69, 1051 Riverside Dr, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 165:621-30. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of augmenting SRIs with exposure and ritual prevention, an established cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for OCD...
  64. ncbi request reprint Augmentation of sertraline with prolonged exposure in the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder
    Barbara O Rothbaum
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    J Trauma Stress 19:625-38. 2006
    ..Participants who received PE showed further reduction in PTSD severity. This augmentation effect was observed only for participants who showed a partial response to medication...
  65. ncbi request reprint Paroxetine CR augmentation for posttraumatic stress disorder refractory to prolonged exposure therapy
    Naomi M Simon
    Center for Anxiety and Traumatic Stress Disorders, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 69:400-5. 2008
    ..This study prospectively examines the relative efficacy of augmentation of continued prolonged exposure therapy (PE) with paroxetine CR versus placebo for individuals remaining symptomatic despite a course of PE...
  66. doi request reprint Anger and posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms in crime victims: a longitudinal analysis
    Ulrich Orth
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 76:208-18. 2008
    ..Further analyses suggested that rumination mediates the effect of PTSD symptoms on anger...
  67. ncbi request reprint Cognitive-behavior therapy for PTSD in rape survivors
    Lisa H Jaycox
    RAND, Arlington, VA 22202 5050, USA
    J Clin Psychol 58:891-906. 2002
    ..The therapy was successful in reducing the client's symptoms of PTSD, as well as her depressive symptoms, and these gains were maintained at a one-year follow-up assessment...
  68. ncbi request reprint Directed forgetting in obsessive-compulsive disorder: replication and extension
    David F Tolin
    Anxiety Disorders Center, Institute of Living, University of Connecticut, Hartford 06106, USA
    Behav Res Ther 40:793-803. 2002
    ..However, during a recognition test, OCD patients showed greater impaired forgetting for OCD-relevant words than did nonanxious and anxious controls. Valence of words did not emerge as a contributing factor to impaired forgetting...
  69. 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...
  70. pmc Posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms in trauma-exposed college students: the role of trauma-related cognitions, gender, and negative affect
    Jason S Moser
    Department of Psychology, University of Delaware, Newark, DE, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 21:1039-49. 2007
    ..Gender and anxiety symptoms were also related to PTSD symptom severity. Theoretical implications of the results are discussed...
  71. ncbi request reprint Post-treatment effects of exposure therapy and clomipramine in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    H Blair Simpson
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Depress Anxiety 19:225-33. 2004
    ..The CMI relapse rate was lower than previously reported. Nonetheless, responders receiving intensive EX/RP with or without CMI fared significantly better 12 weeks after treatment discontinuation than responders receiving CMI alone...
  72. ncbi request reprint Standard criteria for relapse are needed in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Helen Blair Simpson
    Anxiety Disorders Clinic, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Depress Anxiety 21:1-8. 2005
    ..Standard criteria for relapse are needed in OCD to facilitate comparisons between studies (enabling better treatment guidelines) and to advance research on mechanisms of relapse and relapse prevention...
  73. ncbi request reprint Are there reliable neuropsychological deficits in obsessive-compulsive disorder?
    Helen Blair Simpson
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, Unit 69, 1051 Riverside Drive, New York, NY, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 40:247-57. 2006
    ..Whether there are reliable neuropsychological deficits in OCD that can be easily identified in a clinical sample and that contribute to functional impairment remains unclear and requires further study...
  74. ncbi request reprint Fighting the psychological war on terrorism
    Matthew J Friedman
    National Center for PTSD, VAM and ROC, White River Junction, Vermont, and Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
    Psychiatry 67:123-36. 2004
  75. ncbi request reprint Issues in the design of multisite clinical trials of psychotherapy: VA Cooperative Study No. 494 as an example
    Paula P Schnurr
    VA National Center for PTSD, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 26:626-36. 2005
    ..Discussion includes issues encountered in multisite psychotherapy trials along with the rationale for our decisions about how we addressed these issues in CSP #494...
  76. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder: a state-of-the-science review
    Charles B Nemeroff
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine, 1639 Pierce Drive, Atlanta, GA 30322 4990, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 40:1-21. 2006
    ....
  77. ncbi request reprint Trauma, resilience and saliostasis: effects of treatment in post-traumatic stress disorder
    Jonathan R T Davidson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 20:43-8. 2005
    ..Treatment of PTSD significantly improved resilience and reduced symptoms in this sample. Further controlled studies are indicated...
  78. ncbi request reprint Response versus remission in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Helen Blair Simpson
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:269-76. 2006
    ..To investigate rates of response and remission in adults with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) after 12 weeks of evidence-based treatment...
  79. ncbi request reprint Psychometric properties of the OCI-R in a college sample
    Greg Hajcak
    Department of Psychology, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716, USA
    Behav Res Ther 42:115-23. 2004
    ..The results indicate that the OCI-R is a short, psychometrically sound self-report measure of obsessive-compulsive symptoms...
  80. ncbi request reprint Practical assessment and evaluation of mental health problems following a mass disaster
    Kathryn M Connor
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:26-33. 2006
    ..The article also addresses important aspects of training nonmedical personnel in screening and assessment...
  81. pmc A propensity score analysis of brief worksite crisis interventions after the World Trade Center disaster: implications for intervention and research
    Joseph A Boscarino
    Division of Health and Science Policy, The New York Academy of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Med Care 44:454-62. 2006
    ..However, studies and systematic reviews have challenged the effectiveness of these efforts...
  82. ncbi request reprint The effect of imaginal exposure length on outcome of treatment for PTSD
    Agnes van Minnen
    GGz Nijmegen, Outpatient Clinic of Anxiety Disorders, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Trauma Stress 19:427-38. 2006
    ..Future research is needed to replicate these findings and extend them to other clinical populations...
  83. ncbi request reprint Dissociation and serenity induction
    Lori A Zoellner
    Department of Psychology, University of Washington, Box 351525, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 38:252-62. 2007
    ..State dissociation was related to trait dissociation, PTSD severity, and depression. The present results provide an initial demonstration of the viability for inducing state dissociation in the laboratory with a PTSD sample...
  84. pmc Fear of terrorism and preparedness in New York City 2 years after the attacks: implications for disaster planning and research
    Joseph A Boscarino
    Center for Health Research, Geisinger Health System, Danville, Pennsylvania 17822, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 12:505-13. 2006
    ..To help improve disaster planning and research, we studied psychosocial predictors of terrorism fear and preparedness among New York City residents after the World Trade Center disaster (WTCD)...
  85. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder: a quantitative review of 25 years of research
    David F Tolin
    Anxiety Disorders Center, The Institute of Living, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Psychol Bull 132:959-92. 2006
    ..Thus, sex differences in risk of exposure to particular types of PTE can only partially account for the differential PTSD risk in male and female participants...
  86. ncbi request reprint Fluoxetine, comprehensive cognitive behavioral therapy, and placebo in generalized social phobia
    Jonathan R T Davidson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 61:1005-13. 2004
    ..Generalized social phobia is common, persistent, and disabling and is often treated with selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor drugs or cognitive behavioral therapy...

Research Grants37

  1. CBT AUGMENTATION OF SRI PHARMACOTHERAPY FOR OCD
    Edna Foa; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ....
  2. NALTREXONE AND CBT FOR PATIENTS WITH ALCOHOLISM AND PTSD
    Edna Foa; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Therefore the findings from this study will be highly credible and should impact significantly on treatment recommendations for this impaired population. ..
  3. Maximizing Treatment Outcome in OCD
    Edna Foa; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The long-term goal of the proposed study is to provide clinicians with specific guidelines for how to maximize treatment outcome and help people with OCD lead productive and high quality lives. ..
  4. Treating Adolescents with CSA-Related PTSD
    Edna Foa; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  5. NALTREXONE AND CBT FOR PATIENTS WITH ALCOHOLISM AND PTSD
    Edna Foa; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Therefore the findings from this study will be highly credible and should impact significantly on treatment recommendations for this impaired population. ..
  6. Treating Adolescents with CSA-Related PTSD
    Edna Foa; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  7. Maximizing Treatment Outcome in OCD
    Edna Foa; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The long-term goal of the proposed study is to provide clinicians with specific guidelines for how to maximize treatment outcome and help people with OCD lead productive and high quality lives. ..
  8. Treating Adolescents with CSA-Related PTSD
    Edna Foa; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  9. Maximizing Treatment Outcome in OCD
    Edna Foa; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The long-term goal of the proposed study is to provide clinicians with specific guidelines for how to maximize treatment outcome and help people with OCD lead productive and high quality lives. ..
  10. Treatment of Smoking Among Individuals with PTSD
    Edna Foa; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  11. Treating Adolescents with CSA-Related PTSD
    Edna B Foa; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  12. Maximizing Treatment Outcome in OCD
    Edna B Foa; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The long-term goal of the proposed study is to provide clinicians with specific guidelines for how to maximize treatment outcome and help people with OCD lead productive and high quality lives. ..
  13. NALTREXONE AND CBT FOR PATIENTS WITH ALCOHOLISM AND PTSD
    Edna Foa; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  14. RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN BIO. AND PSYCH. CORRELATES OF PTSD
    Edna Foa; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The resolution of these questions has important implications for understanding the pathophysiology of PTSD, and may provide insight into the mechanisms associated with successful psychological treatment for this disorder. ..
  15. NALTREXONE AND CBT FOR PATIENTS WITH ALCOHOLISM AND PTSD
    Edna Foa; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  16. FLUOXETINE & COGNITIVE BEHAVIOR THERAPY IN SOCIAL PHOBIA
    Edna Foa; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ....
  17. NALTREXONE AND CBT FOR PATIENTS WITH ALCOHOLISM AND PTSD
    Edna Foa; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ....
  18. FLUOXETINE & COGNITIVE BEHAVIOR THERAPY IN SOCIAL PHOBIA
    Edna Foa; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ....
  19. FLUOXETINE & COGNITIVE BEHAVIOR THERAPY IN SOCIAL PHOBIA
    Edna Foa; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  20. NALTREXONE AND CBT FOR PATIENTS WITH ALCOHOLISM AND PTSD
    Edna Foa; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  21. CBT AUGMENTATION OF SRI PHARMACOTHERAPY FOR OCD
    Edna Foa; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  22. RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN BIO. AND PSYCH. CORRELATES OF PTSD
    Edna Foa; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The resolution of these questions has important implications for understanding the pathophysiology of PTSD, and may provide insight into the mechanisms associated with successful psychological treatment for this disorder. ..
  23. RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN BIO. AND PSYCH. CORRELATES OF PTSD
    Edna Foa; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The resolution of these questions has important implications for understanding the pathophysiology of PTSD, and may provide insight into the mechanisms associated with successful psychological treatment for this disorder. ..
  24. NALTREXONE AND CBT FOR PATIENTS WITH ALCOHOLISM AND PTSD
    Edna Foa; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  25. CBT AUGMENTATION OF SRI PHARMACOTHERAPY FOR OCD
    Edna Foa; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  26. RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN BIO. AND PSYCH. CORRELATES OF PTSD
    Edna Foa; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The resolution of these questions has important implications for understanding the pathophysiology of PTSD, and may provide insight into the mechanisms associated with successful psychological treatment for this disorder. ..
  27. CBT AUGMENTATION OF SRI PHARMACOTHERAPY FOR OCD
    Edna Foa; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  28. NALTREXONE AND CBT FOR PATIENTS WITH ALCOHOLISM AND PTSD
    Edna Foa; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  29. RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN BIO. AND PSYCH. CORRELATES OF PTSD
    Edna Foa; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The resolution of these questions has important implications for understanding the pathophysiology of PTSD, and may provide insight into the mechanisms associated with successful psychological treatment for this disorder. ..
  30. CBT AUGMENTATION OF SRI PHARMACOTHERAPY FOR OCD
    Edna Foa; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  31. RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN BIO. AND PSYCH. CORRELATES OF PTSD
    Edna Foa; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The resolution of these questions has important implications for understanding the pathophysiology of PTSD, and may provide insight into the mechanisms associated with successful psychological treatment for this disorder. ..
  32. Treatment of Smoking Among Individuals with PTSD
    Edna B Foa; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....