Ellen W Leen-Feldner

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Affiliation: University of Arkansas
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Offspring psychological and biological correlates of parental posttraumatic stress: review of the literature and research agenda
    Ellen W Leen-Feldner
    University of Arkansas, United States Electronic address
    Clin Psychol Rev 33:1106-33. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Associations between parental posttraumatic stress disorder and both offspring internalizing problems and parental aggression within the National Comorbidity Survey-Replication
    Ellen W Leen-Feldner
    University of Arkansas, Department of Psychology, 216 Memorial Hall, Fayetteville, AR 72701, United States
    J Anxiety Disord 25:169-75. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Parenting-related childhood learning history and panic vulnerability: a test using a laboratory-based biological challenge procedure
    Ellen W Leen-Feldner
    Department of Psychology, Arkansas Institute of Developmental Science, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR 72701, USA
    Behav Res Ther 46:1009-16. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint The moderating role of health fear on the relation between smoking status and panic symptoms among adolescents
    Ellen W Leen-Feldner
    University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR 72701, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 22:772-80. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Pubertal status and emotional reactivity to a voluntary hyperventilation challenge predicting panic symptoms and somatic complaints: a laboratory-based multi-informant test
    Ellen W Leen-Feldner
    University of Arkansas, Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, Fayetteville, AR 72701, USA
    Behav Modif 31:8-31. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint The interactive role of anxiety sensitivity and pubertal status in predicting anxious responding to bodily sensations among adolescents
    Ellen W Leen-Feldner
    Department of Psychology, University of Arkansas, 216 Memorial Hall, Fayetteville, AR 72701, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 34:799-812. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint An examination of worry in relation to anxious responding to voluntary hyperventilation among adolescents
    Ellen W Leen-Feldner
    Department of Psychology, University of Vermont, John Dewey Hall, 2 Colchester Avenue, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    Behav Res Ther 44:1803-9. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Taxometric and factor analytic models of anxiety sensitivity: integrating approaches to latent structural research
    Amit Bernstein
    Department of Psychology, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405 0134, USA
    Psychol Assess 19:74-87. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Affect intensity: association with anxious and fearful responding to bodily sensations
    Anka A Vujanovic
    Department of Psychology, University of Vermont, 2 Colchester Avenue, John Dewey Hall, Burlington, VT 05405 0134, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 20:192-206. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Smoking and panic attacks, panic disorder, and agoraphobia: a review of the empirical literature
    Michael J Zvolensky
    Department of Psychology, The University of Vermont, 2 Colchester Avenue, John Dewey Hall, Burlington, VT 05405 0134, USA
    Clin Psychol Rev 25:761-89. 2005

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Publications38

  1. ncbi request reprint Offspring psychological and biological correlates of parental posttraumatic stress: review of the literature and research agenda
    Ellen W Leen-Feldner
    University of Arkansas, United States Electronic address
    Clin Psychol Rev 33:1106-33. 2013
    ..We conclude with a detailed discussion of the methodological strengths and challenges of the extant research, along with a recommended agenda for future research in this important area of study. ..
  2. doi request reprint Associations between parental posttraumatic stress disorder and both offspring internalizing problems and parental aggression within the National Comorbidity Survey-Replication
    Ellen W Leen-Feldner
    University of Arkansas, Department of Psychology, 216 Memorial Hall, Fayetteville, AR 72701, United States
    J Anxiety Disord 25:169-75. 2011
    ..These findings advance work in the area by suggesting that there is a unique relation between PTSD and these outcomes, which sets the stage for research to elucidate factors uniquely introduced by PTSD...
  3. ncbi request reprint Parenting-related childhood learning history and panic vulnerability: a test using a laboratory-based biological challenge procedure
    Ellen W Leen-Feldner
    Department of Psychology, Arkansas Institute of Developmental Science, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR 72701, USA
    Behav Res Ther 46:1009-16. 2008
    ..Unexpectedly, observational learning was not related to challenge responding. Findings are discussed in terms of the potential role of parenting in etiologic models of panic development...
  4. ncbi request reprint The moderating role of health fear on the relation between smoking status and panic symptoms among adolescents
    Ellen W Leen-Feldner
    University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR 72701, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 22:772-80. 2008
    ..Also as expected, health fear did not moderate the association between smoking status and depressive symptoms, supporting model specificity. Results are discussed in terms of implications for the panic-smoking association among youth...
  5. ncbi request reprint Pubertal status and emotional reactivity to a voluntary hyperventilation challenge predicting panic symptoms and somatic complaints: a laboratory-based multi-informant test
    Ellen W Leen-Feldner
    University of Arkansas, Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, Fayetteville, AR 72701, USA
    Behav Modif 31:8-31. 2007
    ..Results are discussed in terms of extant theory and research on anxiety vulnerability among adolescents...
  6. ncbi request reprint The interactive role of anxiety sensitivity and pubertal status in predicting anxious responding to bodily sensations among adolescents
    Ellen W Leen-Feldner
    Department of Psychology, University of Arkansas, 216 Memorial Hall, Fayetteville, AR 72701, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 34:799-812. 2006
    ..Results are discussed in relation to theory regarding vulnerability to anxious responding to bodily sensations among adolescents...
  7. ncbi request reprint An examination of worry in relation to anxious responding to voluntary hyperventilation among adolescents
    Ellen W Leen-Feldner
    Department of Psychology, University of Vermont, John Dewey Hall, 2 Colchester Avenue, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    Behav Res Ther 44:1803-9. 2006
    ..Results are discussed in terms of the role of worry in relation to panic-relevant emotional vulnerability among youth...
  8. ncbi request reprint Taxometric and factor analytic models of anxiety sensitivity: integrating approaches to latent structural research
    Amit Bernstein
    Department of Psychology, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405 0134, USA
    Psychol Assess 19:74-87. 2007
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  9. ncbi request reprint Affect intensity: association with anxious and fearful responding to bodily sensations
    Anka A Vujanovic
    Department of Psychology, University of Vermont, 2 Colchester Avenue, John Dewey Hall, Burlington, VT 05405 0134, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 20:192-206. 2006
    ..Findings are discussed in relation to better understanding the role of affect intensity as a potential risk factor for panic-related problems...
  10. ncbi request reprint Smoking and panic attacks, panic disorder, and agoraphobia: a review of the empirical literature
    Michael J Zvolensky
    Department of Psychology, The University of Vermont, 2 Colchester Avenue, John Dewey Hall, Burlington, VT 05405 0134, USA
    Clin Psychol Rev 25:761-89. 2005
    ..In the fourth section of the paper, specific areas not otherwise covered in the review are presented to stimulate further development in these areas (e.g., specialized treatment development)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Anxiety sensitivity interacts with marijuana use in the prediction of anxiety symptoms and panic-related catastrophic thinking among daily tobacco users
    Michael J Zvolensky
    Department of Psychology, University of Vermont, John Dewey Hall, 2 Colchester Avenue, Room 202, Burlington, 05405 0134, USA
    Behav Res Ther 44:907-24. 2006
    ..These results are discussed in relation to better understanding the potential role of regular marijuana use and anxiety sensitivity for panic-relevant emotional vulnerability among regular tobacco smokers...
  12. doi request reprint An examination of the relation between traumatic event exposure and panic-relevant biological challenge responding among adolescents
    Erin Hawks
    University of Arkansas, 216 Memorial Hall, Fayetteville, AR 72701, USA
    Behav Ther 42:427-38. 2011
    ..Future prospective research is now needed to better understand temporal relations between traumatic event exposure and indices of panic and related vulnerability...
  13. pmc Alcohol use history and panic-relevant responding among adolescents: a test using a voluntary hyperventilation challenge
    Heidemarie Blumenthal
    Department of Psychology, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR 72701, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 26:683-92. 2012
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  14. doi request reprint Psychometric properties of the Affect Intensity and Reactivity Measure adapted for Youth (AIR-Y)
    Rachel E Jones
    University of Arkansas, Department of Psychology, 216 Memorial Hall, Fayetteville, AR 72701, USA
    Psychol Assess 21:162-75. 2009
    ..Evidence for the clinical relevance of the AIR-Y, particularly the Negative Intensity factor, was found. Overall, the AIR-Y appears to be a psychometrically sound measure for the assessment of affect intensity among youths...
  15. ncbi request reprint Anxiety sensitivity taxonicity: a concurrent test of cognitive vulnerability for post-traumatic stress symptomatology among young adults
    Amit Bernstein
    University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405 0134, USA
    Cogn Behav Ther 34:229-41. 2005
    ..These findings are discussed in terms of theoretical and clinical implications for the study of anxiety sensitivity and post-traumatic stress disorder vulnerability...
  16. ncbi request reprint Anxiety sensitivity-physical concerns as a moderator of the emotional consequences of emotion suppression during biological challenge: an experimental test using individual growth curve analysis
    Matthew T Feldner
    Department of Psychology, University of Vermont, John Dewey Hall, Burlington, 05405 0134, USA
    Behav Res Ther 44:249-72. 2006
    ..Results are discussed in terms of the potential role of inhibition-oriented affect regulation processes in the etiology of panic disorder...
  17. pmc Smoking and posttraumatic stress symptoms among adolescents: does anxiety sensitivity matter?
    Matthew T Feldner
    University of Arkansas, Department of Psychology, 216 Memorial Hall, Fayetteville, AR 72701, USA
    Addict Behav 33:1470-6. 2008
    ..These findings are generally consistent with findings from adult samples, but importantly extend this area of research to another phase of the lifespan...
  18. pmc Social anxiety and motives for alcohol use among adolescents
    Heidemarie Blumenthal
    Department of Psychology, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR 72701, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 24:529-34. 2010
    ..Collectively, these findings uniquely extend research conducted with adults, and suggest socially anxious youth may be motivated to use alcohol to manage their anxious arousal...
  19. pmc Elevated social anxiety among early maturing girls
    Heidemarie Blumenthal
    Department of Psychology, Arkansas Interdisciplinary Sciences Laboratory, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR 72701, USA
    Dev Psychol 47:1133-40. 2011
    ..Findings and future directions are discussed in terms of forwarding developmentally sensitive models of social anxiety etiology and prevention...
  20. pmc The interactive effect of anxiety sensitivity and frequency of marijuana use in terms of anxious responding to bodily sensations among youth
    Julia D Buckner
    Department of Psychology, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, USA
    Psychiatry Res 166:238-46. 2009
    ..Present findings suggest AS appears to serve as an important and potentially specific anxiety-related variable that deserves serious attention as a potential vulnerability factor among frequent marijuana-using females...
  21. ncbi request reprint Examining the association between rumination, negative affectivity, and negative affect induced by a paced auditory serial addition task
    Matthew T Feldner
    Anxiety and Health Research Laboratory, Department of Psychology, The University of Vermont, John Dewey Hall, Burlington, VT 05405 0134, USA
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 37:171-87. 2006
    ..These findings are discussed in terms of improving our understanding of rumination and its potential role in emotional vulnerability processes...
  22. ncbi request reprint Acute nicotine withdrawal symptoms and anxious responding to bodily sensations: a test of incremental predictive validity among young adult regular smokers
    Michael J Zvolensky
    Department of Psychology, University of Vermont, 320 Dewey Hall, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    Behav Res Ther 43:1683-700. 2005
    ..Findings are discussed in the context of how regular smoking may promote panic symptomotology...
  23. pmc An integrated approach to panic prevention targeting the empirically supported risk factors of smoking and anxiety sensitivity: theoretical basis and evidence from a pilot project evaluating feasibility and short-term efficacy
    Matthew T Feldner
    University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR 72791, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 22:1227-43. 2008
    ..We discuss how this prevention protocol can be modified in the future to enhance its effects as part of second-generation larger-scale outcome evaluations...
  24. pmc Anxiety sensitivity and posttraumatic stress among traumatic event-exposed youth
    Ellen W Leen-Feldner
    Department of Psychology, Arkansas Institute of Developmental Science, University of Arkansas, 216 Memorial Hall, Fayetteville, AR 72701, USA
    Behav Res Ther 46:548-56. 2008
    ..Findings are discussed in terms of potential implications for the role of AS in developmentally sensitive etiological models of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Anxiety sensitivity taxon and trauma: discriminant associations for posttraumatic stress and panic symptomatology among young adults
    Amit Bernstein
    University of Vermont, Burlington, 05405, USA
    Depress Anxiety 22:138-49. 2005
    ..These findings are discussed in terms of theoretical and clinical implications for PTSD and panic vulnerability...
  26. ncbi request reprint Emotional responding to biological challenge as a function of panic disorder and smoking
    Michael J Zvolensky
    The University of Vermont, Department of Psychology, 2 Colchester Avenue, John Dewey Hall, Burlington, VT 05405 0134, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 18:19-32. 2004
    ..These findings are discussed in relation to better understanding the potential role that smoking may play in terms of anxious and fearful responding to bodily sensations...
  27. ncbi request reprint A critical review of the empirical literature on coping and panic disorder
    Matthew T Feldner
    Department of Psychology, Anxiety and Health Research Laboratory, The University of Vermont, John Dewey Hall, Burlington, VT 05405 0134, USA
    Clin Psychol Rev 24:123-48. 2004
    ..For each section, primary conclusions are presented. In the final section, directions for future research are provided both in terms of methodological and conceptual issues...
  28. doi request reprint Relations among perceived control over anxiety-related events, worry, and generalized anxiety disorder in a sample of adolescents
    Jamie L Frala
    Department of Psychology, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR 72701, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 38:237-47. 2010
    ..Results are discussed in terms of the theoretical implications that perceived control over anxiety-related events may have for understanding GAD symptomatology among youth...
  29. pmc A critical review of the empirical literature on the relation between anxiety and puberty
    Laura E Reardon
    Department of Psychology, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR 72701, USA
    Clin Psychol Rev 29:1-23. 2009
    ..The paper concludes with a comprehensive examination of the methodological strengths and weaknesses of the literature and recommendations for future work...
  30. ncbi request reprint Evaluating anxiety sensitivity, exposure to aversive life conditions, and problematic drinking in Russia: a test using an epidemiological sample
    Michael J Zvolensky
    Department of Psychology, The University of Vermont, Room 202, John Dewey Hall, 2 Colchester Avenue, Burlington, VT 05405 0134, USA
    Addict Behav 30:567-70. 2005
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Perceived health: a test of incremental validity in relation to smoking outcome expectancies, motivation to smoke and desire to quit smoking
    Kristin Gregor
    Department of Psychology, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont 05405 0134, USA
    Cogn Behav Ther 35:28-42. 2006
    ..In contrast to expectation, perceived health was unrelated to motivation to quit smoking. Results are discussed in relation to the role of perceived health as a cognitive vulnerability factor for specific types of smoking patterns...
  32. ncbi request reprint Behavioral inhibition sensitivity and emotional response suppression: a laboratory test among adolescents in a fear-relevant paradigm
    Ellen W Leen-Feldner
    Department of Psychology, University of Vermont, Burlington, 05405 0134, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 33:783-91. 2004
    ..Contrary to prediction, emotional suppression did not affect emotional or psychophysiological responsiveness. These results are discussed in relation to vulnerability to anxiety-related distress among adolescents...
  33. ncbi request reprint Taxonicity of anxiety sensitivity: an empirical test among youth
    Amit Bernstein
    University of Vermont, 2 Colchester, John Dewey Hall, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    Behav Res Ther 43:1131-55. 2005
    ..Estimated base rate of the observed AS taxon ranged between 13.6 and 16.5%. The present findings are discussed in terms of theoretical implications for the study of AS and vulnerability for anxiety psychopathology...
  34. ncbi request reprint Anxiety sensitivity taxonicity across gender among youth
    Amit Bernstein
    Department of Psychology, The University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, USA
    Behav Res Ther 44:679-98. 2006
    ..These findings are discussed in terms of their implications for the study of AS and panic vulnerability among youth...
  35. ncbi request reprint Health perception is a unique predictor of anxiety symptoms in non-clinical participants
    Andrew R Yartz
    Department of Psychology, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont 05405 0134, USA
    Cogn Behav Ther 34:65-74. 2005
    ..Results are discussed in relation to the role of perceived health as a cognitive vulnerability factor for anxiety-related problems...
  36. doi request reprint Interactive roles of pubertal timing and peer relations in predicting social anxiety symptoms among youth
    Heidemarie Blumenthal
    Department of Psychology, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR 72701, USA
    J Adolesc Health 44:401-3. 2009
    ..Results indicated that early-maturing youth with problematic peer relations evidenced elevated social anxiety symptoms. Findings are discussed in terms of theoretical implications for adolescent social anxiety development...
  37. ncbi request reprint The role of experiential avoidance in acute pain tolerance: a laboratory test
    Matthew T Feldner
    Department of Psychology, University of Vermont, John Dewey Hall, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 37:146-58. 2006
    ..Consistent with theoretical prediction, these findings suggest that experiential avoidance may play a role in tolerance of acute pain...
  38. ncbi request reprint Anxiety and stress vulnerability and substance problems: theory, empirical evidence, and directions for future research
    Michael J Zvolensky
    Clin Psychol Rev 25:707-12. 2005
    ....

Research Grants2

  1. The role of anxiety sensitivity and smoking in adolescent panic vulnerability
    Ellen Leen Feldner; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..As such, it will inform clinical intervention efforts for both panic and smoking processes among youth. ..