Michael P Twohig

Summary

Affiliation: University of Nevada
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Increasing willingness to experience obsessions: acceptance and commitment therapy as a treatment for obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Michael P Twohig
    Department of Psychology, University of Nevada, Reno, NV 89557 0062, USA
    Behav Ther 37:3-13. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint A preliminary investigation of acceptance and commitment therapy as a treatment for chronic skin picking
    Michael P Twohig
    Department of Psychology, University of Nevada, Mail Stop 298, Reno, NV 89557 0062, USA
    Behav Res Ther 44:1513-22. 2006
  3. pmc A randomized clinical trial of acceptance and commitment therapy versus progressive relaxation training for obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Michael P Twohig
    Department of Psychology, Utah State University, 2810 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322 2810, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 78:705-16. 2010
  4. pmc A preliminary investigation of acceptance and commitment therapy as a treatment for marijuana dependence in adults
    Michael P Twohig
    University of Nevada, Reno, USA
    J Appl Behav Anal 40:619-32. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Impact of acceptance and commitment therapy versus education on stigma toward people with psychological disorders
    Akihiko Masuda
    Department of Psychology, University of Nevada, Reno, NV 89557 0062, USA
    Behav Res Ther 45:2764-72. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Assessing psychological inflexibility: the psychometric properties of the Avoidance and Fusion Questionnaire for Youth in two adult samples
    Thomas A Fergus
    Department of Psychology, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL 60115, USA
    Psychol Assess 24:402-8. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint An investigation of stigma in individuals receiving treatment for substance abuse
    Jason B Luoma
    University of Nevada, Reno, Department of Psychology 296, Reno, NV 89557, USA
    Addict Behav 32:1331-46. 2007
  8. pmc Coping skills and exposure therapy in panic disorder and agoraphobia: latest advances and future directions
    Alicia E Meuret
    Department of Psychology, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX 72505, USA
    Behav Ther 43:271-84. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Cognitive defusion and self-relevant negative thoughts: examining the impact of a ninety year old technique
    Akihiko Masuda
    University of Nevada, Reno, NV 89557 0062, USA
    Behav Res Ther 42:477-85. 2004
  10. pmc Treatment of vocal tics in children with Tourette syndrome: investigating the efficacy of habit reversal
    Douglas W Woods
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, 53201, USA
    J Appl Behav Anal 36:109-12. 2003

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Increasing willingness to experience obsessions: acceptance and commitment therapy as a treatment for obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Michael P Twohig
    Department of Psychology, University of Nevada, Reno, NV 89557 0062, USA
    Behav Ther 37:3-13. 2006
    ..All participants found the treatment to be highly acceptable. Implications and future directions are discussed...
  2. ncbi request reprint A preliminary investigation of acceptance and commitment therapy as a treatment for chronic skin picking
    Michael P Twohig
    Department of Psychology, University of Nevada, Mail Stop 298, Reno, NV 89557 0062, USA
    Behav Res Ther 44:1513-22. 2006
    ..Results support the construction of more comprehensive ACT protocols for skin picking...
  3. pmc A randomized clinical trial of acceptance and commitment therapy versus progressive relaxation training for obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Michael P Twohig
    Department of Psychology, Utah State University, 2810 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322 2810, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 78:705-16. 2010
    ..The effectiveness of 8 sessions of acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) for adult OCD was compared with progressive relaxation training (PRT)...
  4. pmc A preliminary investigation of acceptance and commitment therapy as a treatment for marijuana dependence in adults
    Michael P Twohig
    University of Nevada, Reno, USA
    J Appl Behav Anal 40:619-32. 2007
    ..Depression, anxiety, withdrawal symptoms, and general levels of experiential avoidance generally improved. This preliminary test suggests that additional development and testing of ACT for marijuana use are warranted...
  5. ncbi request reprint Impact of acceptance and commitment therapy versus education on stigma toward people with psychological disorders
    Akihiko Masuda
    Department of Psychology, University of Nevada, Reno, NV 89557 0062, USA
    Behav Res Ther 45:2764-72. 2007
    ..Acceptance could be an important avenue of exploration for stigma researchers...
  6. doi request reprint Assessing psychological inflexibility: the psychometric properties of the Avoidance and Fusion Questionnaire for Youth in two adult samples
    Thomas A Fergus
    Department of Psychology, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL 60115, USA
    Psychol Assess 24:402-8. 2012
    ..Moreover, the AFQ-Y showed incremental validity over the AAQ-II in predicting several psychological symptom domains. Implications for the assessment of psychological inflexibility are discussed...
  7. ncbi request reprint An investigation of stigma in individuals receiving treatment for substance abuse
    Jason B Luoma
    University of Nevada, Reno, Department of Psychology 296, Reno, NV 89557, USA
    Addict Behav 32:1331-46. 2007
    ..Finally, the patterns of findings supported the idea that perceived stigma, enacted stigma, and self-stigma are conceptually distinct dimensions...
  8. pmc Coping skills and exposure therapy in panic disorder and agoraphobia: latest advances and future directions
    Alicia E Meuret
    Department of Psychology, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX 72505, USA
    Behav Ther 43:271-84. 2012
    ..We examine the extant evidence on the role of traditional coping skills in augmenting exposure for panic disorder, discuss the limitations of existing research, and offer recommendations for methodological advances...
  9. ncbi request reprint Cognitive defusion and self-relevant negative thoughts: examining the impact of a ninety year old technique
    Akihiko Masuda
    University of Nevada, Reno, NV 89557 0062, USA
    Behav Res Ther 42:477-85. 2004
    ..The cognitive defusion technique reduced both discomfort and believability more so than the comparison approaches. Control studies showed that the effect was probably not due to demand characteristics...
  10. pmc Treatment of vocal tics in children with Tourette syndrome: investigating the efficacy of habit reversal
    Douglas W Woods
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, 53201, USA
    J Appl Behav Anal 36:109-12. 2003
    ..Habit reversal was used to treat vocal tics in 5 children with Tourette syndrome. Vocal tics were reduced in 4 of the 5 children, the untreated motor tics did not increase, and treatment was acceptable to the children's parents...
  11. ncbi request reprint Habit reversal as a treatment for chronic skin picking: a pilot investigation
    Ellen J Teng
    University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, USA
    Behav Modif 30:411-22. 2006
    ..Data from the independent raters confirmed these findings. HR was also viewed as an acceptable intervention by the participants...
  12. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the efficacy of habit reversal: comparison with a placebo control
    Michael P Twohig
    University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, 53201, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 64:40-8. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the effectiveness of habit reversal with a placebo control as a treatment for chronic nail biting in adults...
  13. ncbi request reprint Body-focused repetitive behavior problems. Prevalence in a nonreferred population and differences in perceived somatic activity
    Ellen J Teng
    University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, USA
    Behav Modif 26:340-60. 2002
    ..Clinical implications and diagnostic considerations are discussed...