Douglas Woods

Summary

Affiliation: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Controlled evaluation of an educational intervention used to modify peer attitudes and behavior toward persons with Tourette's Syndrome
    Douglas W Woods
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, 53201, USA
    Behav Modif 29:900-12. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Understanding and treating trichotillomania: what we know and what we don't know
    Douglas W Woods
    Department of Psychology, 211 Garland Hall, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI 53201, USA
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 29:487-501, ix. 2006
  3. doi request reprint The development of stimulus control over tics: a potential explanation for contextually-based variability in the symptoms of Tourette syndrome
    Douglas W Woods
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI 53201 0413, USA
    Behav Res Ther 47:41-7. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint The Trichotillomania Impact Project (TIP): exploring phenomenology, functional impairment, and treatment utilization
    Douglas W Woods
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, 53211, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:1877-88. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Premonitory Urge for Tics Scale (PUTS): initial psychometric results and examination of the premonitory urge phenomenon in youths with Tic disorders
    Douglas W Woods
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, 53201, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 26:397-403. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint A controlled evaluation of acceptance and commitment therapy plus habit reversal for trichotillomania
    Douglas W Woods
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Grand Hall, P O Box 413, Milwaukee, WI 53201, USA
    Behav Res Ther 44:639-56. 2006
  7. pmc Creating tic suppression: comparing the effects of verbal instruction to differential reinforcement
    Douglas W Woods
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, WI 53201, USA
    J Appl Behav Anal 37:417-20. 2004
  8. 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
  9. ncbi request reprint Durability, negative impact, and neuropsychological predictors of tic suppression in children with chronic tic disorder
    Douglas W Woods
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, 2441 E Hartford Avenue, Garland Hall Room 224, Milwaukee, WI 53211, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 36:237-45. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Behavior therapy for tics in children: acute and long-term effects on psychiatric and psychosocial functioning
    Douglas W Woods
    University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI 53211, USA
    J Child Neurol 26:858-65. 2011

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications44

  1. ncbi request reprint Controlled evaluation of an educational intervention used to modify peer attitudes and behavior toward persons with Tourette's Syndrome
    Douglas W Woods
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, 53201, USA
    Behav Modif 29:900-12. 2005
    ..Implications of these findings and directions for future research are discussed...
  2. ncbi request reprint Understanding and treating trichotillomania: what we know and what we don't know
    Douglas W Woods
    Department of Psychology, 211 Garland Hall, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI 53201, USA
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 29:487-501, ix. 2006
    ..The article concludes with suggestions for future research and descriptions of the authors'research agenda...
  3. doi request reprint The development of stimulus control over tics: a potential explanation for contextually-based variability in the symptoms of Tourette syndrome
    Douglas W Woods
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI 53201 0413, USA
    Behav Res Ther 47:41-7. 2009
    ..These findings provide preliminary support for the idea that a history of differential reinforcement in various contexts may play a role explaining variability in tic symptom expression...
  4. ncbi request reprint The Trichotillomania Impact Project (TIP): exploring phenomenology, functional impairment, and treatment utilization
    Douglas W Woods
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, 53211, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:1877-88. 2006
    ..The current study (i.e., The Trichotillomania Impact Project) was designed to provide initial information regarding these issues...
  5. ncbi request reprint Premonitory Urge for Tics Scale (PUTS): initial psychometric results and examination of the premonitory urge phenomenon in youths with Tic disorders
    Douglas W Woods
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, 53201, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 26:397-403. 2005
    ..Likewise, significant correlations found between the YGTSS subscales, CBCL subscales, CYBOCS, and the PUTS did not emerge in this younger age group. The clinical and theoretical implications of these findings are discussed...
  6. ncbi request reprint A controlled evaluation of acceptance and commitment therapy plus habit reversal for trichotillomania
    Douglas W Woods
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Grand Hall, P O Box 413, Milwaukee, WI 53201, USA
    Behav Res Ther 44:639-56. 2006
    ..Other implications and suggestions for future research are noted...
  7. pmc Creating tic suppression: comparing the effects of verbal instruction to differential reinforcement
    Douglas W Woods
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, WI 53201, USA
    J Appl Behav Anal 37:417-20. 2004
    ..Results showed that the DRO-enhanced procedure yielded greater reductions in tic frequency...
  8. 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...
  9. ncbi request reprint Durability, negative impact, and neuropsychological predictors of tic suppression in children with chronic tic disorder
    Douglas W Woods
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, 2441 E Hartford Avenue, Garland Hall Room 224, Milwaukee, WI 53211, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 36:237-45. 2008
    ..Implications of these findings are discussed...
  10. doi request reprint Behavior therapy for tics in children: acute and long-term effects on psychiatric and psychosocial functioning
    Douglas W Woods
    University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI 53211, USA
    J Child Neurol 26:858-65. 2011
    ..Behavior therapy is a tic-specific treatment for children with tic disorders...
  11. doi request reprint Cross-sectional study of women with trichotillomania: a preliminary examination of pulling styles, severity, phenomenology, and functional impact
    Christopher A Flessner
    Department of Psychology, Bradley Hasbro Research Clinic, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Coro West Building, 2nd Floor, 1 Hoppin St, Providence, RI 02915, USA
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 40:153-67. 2009
    ..g., pubertal onset) in children/adolescents and adults (e.g., perimenopause). Conclusions, treatment implications, limitations, and future areas of research are discussed...
  12. ncbi request reprint An experimental evaluation of tic suppression and the tic rebound effect
    Michael B Himle
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Box 413, Milwaukee, WI 53201, USA
    Behav Res Ther 43:1443-51. 2005
    ..The relationships between age, tic severity, and tic suppressibility were also explored...
  13. doi request reprint The Milwaukee Inventory for the Dimensions of Adult Skin Picking (MIDAS): initial development and psychometric properties
    Michael R Walther
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, 224 Garland Hall, 2441 E Hartford Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53211, USA
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 40:127-35. 2009
    ..The MIDAS provides researchers with a reliable and valid assessment of "automatic" and "focused" skin picking...
  14. doi request reprint Examining the impact of distraction on tic suppression in children and adolescents with Tourette syndrome
    Christine A Conelea
    Department of Psychology, Garland Hall, P O Box 413, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI 53201, USA
    Behav Res Ther 46:1193-200. 2008
    ..Results suggest that contextual distractions may not negatively impact tic frequencies. In addition, accuracy on an attention-demanding task may be impacted if a child is simultaneously suppressing...
  15. ncbi request reprint Experiential avoidance as a mediator of relationships between cognitions and hair-pulling severity
    Melissa M Norberg
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI 53201, USA
    Behav Modif 31:367-81. 2007
    ..These findings suggest that treatments targeting cognitions may benefit from focusing on experiential avoidance more broadly...
  16. doi request reprint Styles of pulling in youths with trichotillomania: exploring differences in symptom severity, phenomenology, and comorbid psychiatric symptoms
    Christopher A Flessner
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    Behav Res Ther 46:1055-61. 2008
    ..e., skin picking, lip/cheek biting). Clinical and research implications, study limitations, and future areas of research are discussed...
  17. ncbi request reprint Phenomenological characteristics, social problems, and the economic impact associated with chronic skin picking
    Christopher A Flessner
    University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
    Behav Modif 30:944-63. 2006
    ..Implications, conclusions, and future areas of research are discussed...
  18. ncbi request reprint The Milwaukee Inventory for Styles of Trichotillomania-Child Version (MIST-C): initial development and psychometric properties
    Christopher A Flessner
    University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, USA
    Behav Modif 31:896-918. 2007
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  19. doi request reprint Ethnic differences in trichotillomania: phenomenology, interference, impairment, and treatment efficacy
    Angela Neal-Barnett
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 24:553-8. 2010
    ..This Internet study sheds important light on differences in TTM symptoms among minorities and Caucasians. The lack of economic and education differences between groups is a strength of this research...
  20. 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...
  21. ncbi request reprint Brief review of habit reversal training for Tourette syndrome
    Michael B Himle
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, WI, USA
    J Child Neurol 21:719-25. 2006
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  22. doi request reprint Styles of pulling in trichotillomania: exploring differences in symptom severity, phenomenology, and functional impact
    Christopher A Flessner
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI 53211, USA
    Behav Res Ther 46:345-57. 2008
    ..Clinical and research implications, study limitations, and future areas of research are discussed...
  23. ncbi request reprint A comparison of thought suppression to an acceptance-based technique in the management of personal intrusive thoughts: a controlled evaluation
    Brook A Marcks
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, P O Box 413, Milwaukee, WI 53201, USA
    Behav Res Ther 43:433-45. 2005
    ..These data offer initial evidence that acceptance may be a useful alternative to the suppression of personally relevant intrusive thoughts...
  24. ncbi request reprint The relationship between experiential avoidance and the severity of trichotillomania in a nonreferred sample
    Andrea M Begotka
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Box 413, Milwaukee, WI 53201, USA
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 35:17-24. 2004
    ..The results of this study suggest that experiential avoidance may be an important issue in understanding and possibly treating some persons with TTM...
  25. doi request reprint Acceptance-enhanced behavior therapy (AEBT) for trichotillomania and chronic skin picking: exploring the effects of component sequencing
    Christopher A Flessner
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI 53211, USA
    Behav Modif 32:579-94. 2008
    ..Conclusions, limitations, and future areas of research are discussed...
  26. ncbi request reprint Role of thought-related beliefs and coping strategies in the escalation of intrusive thoughts: an analog to obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Brook A Marcks
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Box 413, Milwaukee, WI 53201, USA
    Behav Res Ther 45:2640-51. 2007
    ..Additional findings, limitations of the current study, and directions for future research are discussed...
  27. pmc Evaluating the role of contingency in differentially reinforced tic suppression
    Michael B Himle
    University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, USA
    J Appl Behav Anal 41:285-9. 2008
    ..Tic frequency was lower in 3 of 4 children when tokens were delivered contingent on the absence of tics than when tokens were delivered noncontingently...
  28. doi request reprint Behavioral interventions for tic disorders
    Shana A Franklin
    Psychology Department, The University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, 224 Garland Hall, 2441 East Hartford Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53211, USA
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 33:641-55. 2010
    ..Each of these procedures is described along with the evidence reflecting its efficacy and usefulness. A synthesis of the findings and implications is provided, including directions and recommendations for future treatment and research...
  29. pmc Cluster analysis of the Yale Global Tic Severity Scale (YGTSS): symptom dimensions and clinical correlates in an outpatient youth sample
    Katharina Kircanski
    Department of Psychology, University of California Los Angeles, 1285 Franz Hall, Box 951563, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 38:777-88. 2010
    ..Findings lend support to prior research on tic phenomenology, help to organize treatment goals, and suggest symptom dimensions of tic disorders for further evaluation...
  30. doi request reprint The influence of contextual factors on tic expression in Tourette's syndrome: a review
    Christine A Conelea
    University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI 53201, USA
    J Psychosom Res 65:487-96. 2008
    ..This article reviews research on the impact of several contextual factors on tic expression and discusses implications for future research and treatment development...
  31. ncbi request reprint Investigating the effects of tic suppression on premonitory urge ratings in children and adolescents with Tourette's syndrome
    Michael B Himle
    University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, USA
    Behav Res Ther 45:2964-76. 2007
    ..Results provide preliminary support for the negative reinforcement view of tic function for some children...
  32. ncbi request reprint Impact of Tourette Syndrome: a preliminary investigation of the effects of disclosure on peer perceptions and social functioning
    Brook A Marcks
    University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
    Psychiatry 70:59-67. 2007
    ..No effect of character gender was found. Implications of these findings, limitations to the current study, and directions for future research are discussed...
  33. ncbi request reprint Behavior therapy: other interventions for tic disorders
    Douglas W Woods
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
    Adv Neurol 99:234-40. 2006
    ..Both of these areas are in their infancy, but point to exciting new directions in the application of behavioral sciences to the understanding of TS...
  34. ncbi request reprint Introduction to the special issue on repetitive behavior problems
    Douglas W Woods
    Department of Psychology, Box 413, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI 53201, USA
    Behav Modif 26:315-9. 2002
  35. ncbi request reprint Investigating healthcare providers' knowledge of trichotillomania and its treatment
    Brook A Marcks
    University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, 53201, USA
    Cogn Behav Ther 35:19-27. 2006
    ..Furthermore, an overwhelming majority of healthcare providers did not have resources or referral information available for patients with trichotillomania. Implications of the findings and limitations of the study are discussed...
  36. ncbi request reprint Reactivity of tic observation procedures to situation and setting
    John Piacentini
    Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, UCLA NPI, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 34:649-58. 2006
    ..The clinical and research implications of these results are discussed...
  37. pmc Establishing the feasibility of direct observation in the assessment of tics in children with chronic tic disorders
    Michael B Himle
    University of Wisconsin Milwaukee 53211, USA
    J Appl Behav Anal 39:429-40. 2006
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  38. 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...
  39. ncbi request reprint Relationships between tattling, likeability, and social classification: a preliminary investigation of adolescents in residential care
    Patrick C Friman
    Father Flanagan s Boys Home and University of Nebraska School of Medicine, USA
    Behav Modif 28:331-48. 2004
    ..In addition, youth classified as socially rejected were more likely to be perceived by both their peers and care providers as engaging in high rates of tattling...
  40. doi request reprint The trichotillomania scale for children: development and validation
    David F Tolin
    The Institute of Living, Anxiety Disorders Center, 200 Retreat Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 39:331-49. 2008
    ..The present results suggest that the TSC may be a useful measure of TTM for child and adolescent samples, although additional clarification of convergent validity is needed...
  41. pmc An evaluation of the effectiveness of exposure and response prevention on repetitive behaviors associated with Tourette's syndrome
    Chad T Wetterneck
    University of Wisconsin Milwaukee 53201, USA
    J Appl Behav Anal 39:441-4. 2006
    ..This study demonstrates that ERP may be a useful treatment for repetitive behaviors, although booster sessions may be needed to maintain the treatment effects...
  42. ncbi request reprint Factor analysis of the Massachusetts General Hospital Hairpulling Scale
    Nancy J Keuthen
    Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Psychosom Res 62:707-9. 2007
    ..We explored the factor structure of the Massachusetts General Hospital Hairpulling Scale (MGH-HPS), a self-report measure for trichotillomania (TTM)...
  43. ncbi request reprint Trichotillomania, stereotypic movement disorder, and related disorders
    Dan J Stein
    UCT Department of Psychiatry, Groote Schuur Hospital J 2, Observatory 7925, Cape Town, South Africa
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 9:301-2. 2007
    ..Such disorders deserve greater recognition in the official nosology, and there would seem to be clinical utility in classifying them in the same diagnostic category...
  44. 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...

Research Grants3

  1. Acceptance Enhanced Behavior Therapy for Trichotillomania
    Douglas Woods; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The current study addresses the mission of the NIMH by determining if children and adults with TTM can benefit from behaviorally oriented treatment to decrease pulling severity and related distress. ..
  2. Acceptance Enhanced Behavior Therapy for Trichotillomania
    Douglas W Woods; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The current study addresses the mission of the NIMH by determining if children and adults with TTM can benefit from behaviorally oriented treatment to decrease pulling severity and related distress. ..
  3. Acceptance Enhanced Behavior Therapy for Trichotillomania
    Douglas W Woods; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..The current study addresses the mission of the NIMH by determining if children and adults with TTM can benefit from behaviorally oriented treatment to decrease pulling severity and related distress. ..