- The role of avoidance in the phenomenology of obsessive-compulsive disorderJoseph F McGuire
Department of Psychology, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
Compr Psychiatry 53:187-94. 2012..Despite its clinical relevance, there has been little examination of active avoidance as a ritualistic compulsion in adults with OCD...
- Evidence-based assessment of compulsive skin picking, chronic tic disorders and trichotillomania in childrenJoseph F McGuire
Department of Psychology, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 43:855-83. 2012..Based upon present empirical support in samples of youth, recommendations are made for an evidence-based assessment of each condition...
- The nature, assessment, and treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorderJoseph F McGuire
Department of Psychology, University of South Florida, St Petersburg, FL 33701, USA
Postgrad Med 124:152-65. 2012..Finally, recommendations for assessment and treatment practices for OCD are explicated...
- Defining treatment response in pediatric tic disorders: a signal detection analysis of the Yale Global Tic Severity ScaleEric A Storch
Department of Pediatrics, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 21:621-7. 2011..To examine the optimal Yale Global Tic Severity Scale (YGTSS) percent reduction and raw cutoffs for predicting treatment response among children and adolescents with tic disorders...