Peter J Norton

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Affiliation: University of Houston
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Preliminary evaluation of a broad-spectrum cognitive-behavioral group therapy for anxiety
    Peter J Norton
    Department of Psychology, University of Houston, 128 Heyne Bldg, Houston 77204 5022, USA
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 36:79-97. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint A psychometric analysis of the Intolerance of Uncertainty Scale among four racial groups
    Peter J Norton
    Department of Psychology, University of Houston, 126 Heyne Building, Houston, TX 77204 502, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 19:699-707. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Hierarchical model of vulnerabilities for anxiety: replication and extension with a clinical sample
    Peter J Norton
    Department of Psychology, University of Houston, 128 Heyne Bldg, Houston, TX 77204 5022, USA
    Cogn Behav Ther 34:50-63. 2005
  4. doi request reprint Use of the Panic Attack Questionnaire-IV to assess non-clinical panic attacks and limited symptom panic attacks in student and community samples
    Peter J Norton
    Department of Psychology, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77204 5022, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 22:1159-71. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Anxiety sensitivity, fear, and avoidance behavior in headache pain
    Peter J Norton
    Department of Psychology, University of Houston, 128 Heyne Bldg, Houston, TX 77204 5022, USA
    Pain 111:218-23. 2004
  6. doi request reprint Suicidal ideation and anxiety disorders: elevated risk or artifact of comorbid depression?
    Peter J Norton
    University of Houston, Houston, TX 77096, USA
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 39:515-25. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Hierarchical model of vulnerabilities for emotional disorders
    Peter J Norton
    Department of Psychology, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77204 5022, USA
    Cogn Behav Ther 36:240-54. 2007
  8. pmc Psychometric properties of the Generalized Anxiety Disorder Questionnaire for DSM-IV among four racial groups
    Christina M Robinson
    Department of Psychology, University of Houston, Houston, Texas 77204 5022, USA
    Cogn Behav Ther 39:251-61. 2010
  9. pmc Factor structure and measurement invariance of the Yale-Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale across four racial/ethnic groups
    Sarah L Garnaat
    Department of Psychology, University of Houston, TX 77204 5022, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 24:723-8. 2010
  10. pmc The experience of panic symptoms across racial groups in a student sample
    Terri L Barrera
    University of Houston, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 24:873-8. 2010

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Publications41

  1. ncbi request reprint Preliminary evaluation of a broad-spectrum cognitive-behavioral group therapy for anxiety
    Peter J Norton
    Department of Psychology, University of Houston, 128 Heyne Bldg, Houston 77204 5022, USA
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 36:79-97. 2005
    ..Implications for emerging conceptualizations of anxiety disorders, as well as implications for treatment and treatment dissemination, are discussed...
  2. ncbi request reprint A psychometric analysis of the Intolerance of Uncertainty Scale among four racial groups
    Peter J Norton
    Department of Psychology, University of Houston, 126 Heyne Building, Houston, TX 77204 502, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 19:699-707. 2005
    ..The factor structure of the IUS, however, was poorly interpretable among any of the groups. Implications for use of the IUS with different racial groups are discussed...
  3. ncbi request reprint Hierarchical model of vulnerabilities for anxiety: replication and extension with a clinical sample
    Peter J Norton
    Department of Psychology, University of Houston, 128 Heyne Bldg, Houston, TX 77204 5022, USA
    Cogn Behav Ther 34:50-63. 2005
    ..Finally, anxiety sensitivity appears to be a significant risk factor for panic and health anxiety...
  4. doi request reprint Use of the Panic Attack Questionnaire-IV to assess non-clinical panic attacks and limited symptom panic attacks in student and community samples
    Peter J Norton
    Department of Psychology, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77204 5022, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 22:1159-71. 2008
    ..Results were cross-validated and extended using an independent Community Sample. A full descriptive phenomenology of panic attacks is described, and future directions for studying panic attacks using the PAQ are presented...
  5. ncbi request reprint Anxiety sensitivity, fear, and avoidance behavior in headache pain
    Peter J Norton
    Department of Psychology, University of Houston, 128 Heyne Bldg, Houston, TX 77204 5022, USA
    Pain 111:218-23. 2004
    ..These results provide compelling evidence that AS may play an important role in pain-related fear and escape and avoidance behavior in patients with recurrent headaches...
  6. doi request reprint Suicidal ideation and anxiety disorders: elevated risk or artifact of comorbid depression?
    Peter J Norton
    University of Houston, Houston, TX 77096, USA
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 39:515-25. 2008
    ..Results generally supported the conclusions that anxiety disorders convey risk for suicidal ideation above and beyond any co-occurring depressiveness, and anxiety and depression together conveyed an additional interactive risk...
  7. ncbi request reprint Hierarchical model of vulnerabilities for emotional disorders
    Peter J Norton
    Department of Psychology, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77204 5022, USA
    Cogn Behav Ther 36:240-54. 2007
    ..Data provided a very good fit to a model elaborated from preliminary studies, lending further support to hierarchical models of emotional vulnerabilities. Implications for classification and diagnosis are discussed...
  8. pmc Psychometric properties of the Generalized Anxiety Disorder Questionnaire for DSM-IV among four racial groups
    Christina M Robinson
    Department of Psychology, University of Houston, Houston, Texas 77204 5022, USA
    Cogn Behav Ther 39:251-61. 2010
    ..Implications for the use of the GAD-Q-IV across racial groups are discussed...
  9. pmc Factor structure and measurement invariance of the Yale-Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale across four racial/ethnic groups
    Sarah L Garnaat
    Department of Psychology, University of Houston, TX 77204 5022, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 24:723-8. 2010
    ....
  10. pmc The experience of panic symptoms across racial groups in a student sample
    Terri L Barrera
    University of Houston, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 24:873-8. 2010
    ..These results suggest that symptoms of panic may be experienced differently across racial/ethnic groups, and highlight the need for clinicians and researchers to assess panic symptoms within the context of culture...
  11. pmc A multi-ethnic examination of socioevaluative fears
    Peter J Norton
    Department of Psychology, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77204 5022, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 23:904-8. 2009
    ..A series of confirmatory factor analyses indicated good model fit for each of the ethnic groups examined, and that holding factor loadings and latent variances and covariances equivalent did not alter model fit significantly...
  12. doi request reprint Cross-cultural examination of the tripartite model in adults
    Laura M Philipp
    Department of Psychology, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77204 5022, USA
    Cogn Behav Ther 37:221-32. 2008
    ..Possible reasons for the lack of cross-group equivalence, as well as limitations of this study, are also discussed...
  13. doi request reprint Obsessive-compulsive symptoms and obsessive-compulsive disorder: a multiracial/ethnic analysis of a student population
    Christi S Washington
    Department of Psychology, University of Houston, Houston, Texas 77204 5022, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 196:456-61. 2008
    ..Comparable psychometric estimates were observed across all groups. Differences by race/ethnicity are discussed regarding potential variables that may act as moderators or mediators in addition to clinical and research implications...
  14. pmc Quality of life impairment in generalized anxiety disorder, social phobia, and panic disorder
    Terri L Barrera
    University of Houston, Department of Psychology, 126 Heyne Bldg, Houston, TX 77204 5022, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 23:1086-90. 2009
    ..Finally, diagnostic symptom severity was not found to influence quality of life, indicating that subjective measures of quality of life offer unique information on the effects of anxiety disorders...
  15. pmc Sudden gains during cognitive-behavioral group therapy for anxiety disorders
    Peter J Norton
    Department of Psychology, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77204 5022, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 24:887-92. 2010
    ..This finding lends support to the theory of cognitive mediation through CBGT in which substantial cognitive changes in pregain sessions lead to greater improvement overall...
  16. doi request reprint Effect of transdiagnostic cbt for anxiety disorders on comorbid diagnoses
    Peter J Norton
    Department of Psychology, University of Houston, Houston, Texas 77204 5022, USA
    Depress Anxiety 30:168-73. 2013
    ..The present study examines the effectiveness of a 12-week transdiagnostic cognitive-behavioral group in reducing comorbid diagnoses...
  17. doi request reprint Test anxiety inventory: 30 years later
    Derek D Szafranski
    Department of Psychology, University of Houston, TX 77204 5022, USA
    Anxiety Stress Coping 25:667-77. 2012
    ..Data provide evidence of changes in TAI scores. As a result, researchers should be careful when drawing conclusions based on original TAI norms, especially in the case of female undergraduates...
  18. pmc A randomized clinical trial of transdiagnostic cognitve-behavioral treatments for anxiety disorder by comparison to relaxation training
    Peter J Norton
    Department of Psychology, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77204 5022, USA
    Behav Ther 43:506-17. 2012
    ..No evidence was found for any differential effects of transdiagnostic CBT for any primary or comorbid diagnoses...
  19. doi request reprint Exploring the latent structure of two cognitive components of social anxiety: taxometric analyses of fears of negative and positive evaluation
    Justin W Weeks
    Adult Anxiety Clinic of Temple, Department of Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122 6085, USA
    Depress Anxiety 26:E40-8. 2009
    ..Recent evidence suggests that social anxiety disorder is best characterized as having a dimensional latent structure...
  20. 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
    ....
  21. doi request reprint An open trial of a transdiagnostic cognitive-behavioral group therapy for anxiety disorder
    Peter J Norton
    Department of Psychology, 126 Hyne Bldg, University of Houston, Houston, TX, 77204 5022, USA
    Behav Ther 39:242-50. 2008
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Depression Anxiety and Stress Scales (DASS-21): psychometric analysis across four racial groups
    Peter J Norton
    Department of Psychology, University of Houston, TX 77204 5022, USA
    Anxiety Stress Coping 20:253-65. 2007
    ..Implications for application in clinical practice are discussed...
  23. doi request reprint Client perceptions of therapy component helpfulness in group cognitive-behavioral therapy for anxiety disorders
    Angela H Smith
    Department of Psychology, University of Houston, TX, 77204 5022, USA
    J Clin Psychol 69:229-39. 2013
    ..This study examined relationships between treatment credibility, perceptions of therapy helpfulness, and treatment response...
  24. ncbi request reprint Effects of a transdiagnostic group treatment for anxiety on secondary depression
    Peter J Norton
    Department of Psychology, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77204 5022, USA
    Depress Anxiety 20:198-202. 2004
    ..Although not statistically established, severity of depressive diagnoses seemed to generally decrease across treatment, whereas no change in severity occurred for those not receiving treatment...
  25. doi request reprint Development and evaluation of the anxiety disorder diagnostic questionnaire
    Peter J Norton
    University of Houston, TX 77204 5022, USA
    Cogn Behav Ther 39:137-49. 2010
    ..The findings offer support for the psychometric validity of the ADDQ in both clinical and nonclinical populations...
  26. doi request reprint Thought suppression and suicidal ideation: preliminary evidence in support of a robust association
    Jeremy W Pettit
    Department of Psychology, University of Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
    Depress Anxiety 26:758-63. 2009
    ..Based on the ironic process theory, we hypothesized that the suppression of unwanted thoughts, especially suicidal thoughts, would associate with a higher frequency and a greater intensity of suicidal ideation...
  27. ncbi request reprint Toward a clinically-oriented model of anxiety disorders
    Peter J Norton
    Department of Psychology, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77204 5022, USA
    Cogn Behav Ther 35:88-105. 2006
    ..Based on the evidence, suggestions are made for revising diagnostic models of anxiety, and key lines of future research are proposed...
  28. pmc Transdiagnostic versus diagnosis-specific cbt for anxiety disorders: a preliminary randomized controlled noninferiority trial
    Peter J Norton
    Department of Psychology, University of Houston, Houston, Texas 77204 5022, USA
    Depress Anxiety 29:874-82. 2012
    ..Despite this, research on transdiagnostic anxiety treatments has, to date, relied on open trials, or comparisons to waitlist conditions, published benchmarks, or relaxation-based interventions...
  29. pmc The role of courage on behavioral approach in a fear-eliciting situation: a proof-of-concept pilot study
    Peter J Norton
    Department of Psychology, University of Houston, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77204 5022, United States
    J Anxiety Disord 23:212-7. 2009
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Thematic similarity and clinical outcome in obsessive-compulsive disorder group treatment
    Peter J Norton
    Department of Psychology, University of Houston, Houston, Texas 77204 5022, USA
    Depress Anxiety 20:195-7. 2004
    ..These data suggest that OCD treatment groups can be formed based on consecutive client intake without negatively impacting efficacy...
  31. ncbi request reprint The factor structure of the Anxiety Sensitivity Index among Northern Plains Native Americans
    Peter J Norton
    Department of Psychology, 126 Heyne Building, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77204 5022, USA
    Behav Res Ther 42:241-7. 2004
    ..Implications for assessment with Native American peoples are discussed...
  32. pmc What happens in session does not stay in session: changes within exposures predict subsequent improvement and dropout
    Peter J Norton
    Department of Psychology, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77204 5022, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 25:654-60. 2011
    ..These findings highlight the importance of examining the complexities and timing of the exposure process...
  33. ncbi request reprint A meta-analytic review of adult cognitive-behavioral treatment outcome across the anxiety disorders
    Peter J Norton
    Department of Psychology, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77204 5022, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:521-31. 2007
    ..CBT effects were superior to those for no-treatment and expectancy control treatments, although tentative evidence suggested equal effects of CBT when compared with relaxation-only treatments...
  34. pmc Affective trajectories before and after a quit attempt among smokers with current depressive disorders
    Amanda R Mathew
    University of Houston, Houston, TX
    Nicotine Tob Res 15:1807-15. 2013
    ..However, studies examining the impact of smoking cessation on changes in affect in smokers with depression are limited and equivocal...
  35. doi request reprint An evaluation of the effects of diagnostic composition on individual treatment outcome within transdiagnostic cognitive-behavioral group therapy for anxiety
    Lance D Chamberlain
    Department of Psychology, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77204 5022, USA
    Cogn Behav Ther 42:56-63. 2013
    ..These findings have direct implications for the delivery of transdiagnostic treatments, and are discussed in terms of their global implications for the transdiagnostic approach to the treatment of anxiety disorders...
  36. ncbi request reprint Transdiagnostic approaches to the treatment of anxiety disorders: A quantitative review
    Peter J Norton
    Department of Psychology, University of Houston
    Psychotherapy (Chic) 45:214-26. 2008
    ..Recommendations for transdiagnostic treatment implementation are discussed. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2010 APA, all rights reserved)...
  37. ncbi request reprint Sixteen-item Anxiety Sensitivity Index: confirmatory factor analytic evidence, internal consistency, and construct validity in a young adult sample from the Netherlands
    Anka A Vujanovic
    University of Vermont, VT 05405 0314, USA
    Assessment 14:129-43. 2007
    ..In addition, incremental validity of the anxiety sensitivity construct was established, relative to negative affectivity, for unexpected panic attacks and agoraphobic avoidance...
  38. ncbi request reprint Exploring the relationship between fear of positive evaluation and social anxiety
    Justin W Weeks
    Adult Anxiety Clinic of Temple University, Department of Psychology, Philadelphia, PA 19122 6085, United States
    J Anxiety Disord 22:386-400. 2008
    ..Thus, findings from the present series of studies add to the developing support for the hypothesis that fear of positive evaluation is important in social anxiety...
  39. ncbi request reprint Brief fear of negative evaluation scale-revised
    R Nicholas Carleton
    Anxiety and Illness Behaviours Laboratory, University of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
    Depress Anxiety 23:297-303. 2006
    ..Additional analyses suggest use of the BFNE-II rather than a shortened form...
  40. pmc Psychological risk factors in headache
    Robert A Nicholson
    Department of Family Medicine, St Louis University School of Medicine, and Ryan Headache Centre, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Headache 47:413-26. 2007
    ..The manuscript concludes with a discussion of the clinical implications of considering psychological factors when treating headache...
  41. ncbi request reprint Anxiety sensitivity and fear of pain in acute pain: mediator or moderator effects?
    Peter J Norton
    Pain Res Manag 9:100-1. 2004

Research Grants2

  1. Anxiety Disorder: Connecting Theory and Practice
    Peter Norton; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..However, should anticipated results be obtained, the proposed project would represent a major step toward fulfilling the long- term goals of this research program. ..