Susan W White

Summary

Affiliation: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Randomized controlled trial: Multimodal Anxiety and Social Skill Intervention for adolescents with autism spectrum disorder
    Susan W White
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 109 Williams Hall 0436, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 43:382-94. 2013
  2. doi request reprint College students on the autism spectrum: prevalence and associated problems
    Susan W White
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA, USA
    Autism 15:683-701. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Social anxiety mediates the effect of autism spectrum disorder characteristics on hostility in young adults
    SUSAN WILLIAMS WHITE
    Virginia Tech, VA 24061, USA
    Autism 16:453-64. 2012
  4. pmc Preliminary efficacy of a cognitive-behavioral treatment program for anxious youth with autism spectrum disorders
    Susan W White
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 109 Williams Hall 0436, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 39:1652-62. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Brief report: The assessment of anxiety in high-functioning adolescents with autism spectrum disorder
    Susan W White
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 109 Williams Hall 0436, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 42:1138-45. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Examining shared and unique aspects of Social Anxiety Disorder and Autism Spectrum Disorder using factor analysis
    Susan W White
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 109 Williams Hall 0436, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 42:874-84. 2012
  7. pmc Anxiety in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders
    Susan W White
    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Department of Psychology, 109 Williams Hall 0436, Blacksburg, VA 24061, United States
    Clin Psychol Rev 29:216-29. 2009
  8. pmc Development of a cognitive-behavioral intervention program to treat anxiety and social deficits in teens with high-functioning autism
    Susan W White
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 109 Williams Hall 0436, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Clin Child Fam Psychol Rev 13:77-90. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Anxiety, social deficits, and loneliness in youth with autism spectrum disorders
    Susan W White
    Department of Psychiatry, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 24061, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 39:1006-13. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Sexual assertiveness mediates the effect of social interaction anxiety on sexual victimization risk among college women
    Amie R Schry
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Behav Ther 44:125-36. 2013

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. pmc Randomized controlled trial: Multimodal Anxiety and Social Skill Intervention for adolescents with autism spectrum disorder
    Susan W White
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 109 Williams Hall 0436, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 43:382-94. 2013
    ..18) was observed on a parent-reported scale. Although anxiety symptoms declined by 26 %, the change was not statistically significant. These findings suggest MASSI is a feasible treatment program and further evaluation is warranted...
  2. doi request reprint College students on the autism spectrum: prevalence and associated problems
    Susan W White
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA, USA
    Autism 15:683-701. 2011
    ..In addition, symptoms of HFASD were significantly correlated with symptoms of social anxiety, as well as depression and aggression. Findings demonstrate the importance of screening for autism-related impairment among university students...
  3. doi request reprint Social anxiety mediates the effect of autism spectrum disorder characteristics on hostility in young adults
    SUSAN WILLIAMS WHITE
    Virginia Tech, VA 24061, USA
    Autism 16:453-64. 2012
    ..In addition, dimensional conceptualization of ASD symptoms, as opposed to a categorical approach solely, may be a useful approach to studying complex personality processes...
  4. pmc Preliminary efficacy of a cognitive-behavioral treatment program for anxious youth with autism spectrum disorders
    Susan W White
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 109 Williams Hall 0436, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 39:1652-62. 2009
    ..Recommendations for the assessment and treatment of anxiety youth with ASD such as use of self-report measures to complement clinician and parent-reports and adaptations to traditional child-based CBT, are offered...
  5. doi request reprint Brief report: The assessment of anxiety in high-functioning adolescents with autism spectrum disorder
    Susan W White
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 109 Williams Hall 0436, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 42:1138-45. 2012
    ..Findings highlight the importance of using multiple raters in clinical practice and consideration of rater discrepancies in clinical research...
  6. doi request reprint Examining shared and unique aspects of Social Anxiety Disorder and Autism Spectrum Disorder using factor analysis
    Susan W White
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 109 Williams Hall 0436, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 42:874-84. 2012
    ..Recommendations are provided for accurate screening of symptoms of both SAD and ASD...
  7. pmc Anxiety in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders
    Susan W White
    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Department of Psychology, 109 Williams Hall 0436, Blacksburg, VA 24061, United States
    Clin Psychol Rev 29:216-29. 2009
    ..Recommendations for future applied research are presented and clinical implications are explored...
  8. pmc Development of a cognitive-behavioral intervention program to treat anxiety and social deficits in teens with high-functioning autism
    Susan W White
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 109 Williams Hall 0436, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Clin Child Fam Psychol Rev 13:77-90. 2010
    ..In this paper, we describe the foundation, content, and development of MASSI. We also summarize data on treatment feasibility based on a pilot study that implemented the intervention...
  9. doi request reprint Anxiety, social deficits, and loneliness in youth with autism spectrum disorders
    Susan W White
    Department of Psychiatry, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 24061, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 39:1006-13. 2009
    ..60, p < .05). A significant relationship between parent-reported child withdrawal and depression and social disability also was found. Recommendations for assessment of co-occurring psychiatric problems in youth with ASD are offered...
  10. doi request reprint Sexual assertiveness mediates the effect of social interaction anxiety on sexual victimization risk among college women
    Amie R Schry
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Behav Ther 44:125-36. 2013
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  11. doi request reprint Parents' state and trait anxiety: relationships with anxiety severity and treatment response in adolescents with autism spectrum disorders
    Caitlin M Conner
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 109 Williams Hall 0436, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 43:1811-8. 2013
    ..Also, parents of adolescent treatment responders experienced a decrease in their own trait anxiety. Findings highlight the importance of considering parental anxiety when targeting anxiety among youth with ASD. ..
  12. doi request reprint Social anxiety predicts aggression in children with ASD: clinical comparisons with socially anxious and oppositional youth
    Cara E Pugliese
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Polytechnic State Institute and University, 109 Williams Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24060, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 43:1205-13. 2013
    ..Results indicate the possibility of an optimal level of social-evaluative fears that is unique for children with HFASD; too little social fear or too much may contribute to problems with aggression...
  13. pmc Mechanisms of change in psychosocial interventions for autism spectrum disorders
    Matthew D Lerner
    Department of Psychology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22904 4400, USA
    Dialogues Clin Neurosci 14:307-18. 2012
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  14. doi request reprint College students' openness toward autism spectrum disorders: improving peer acceptance
    Rose E A Nevill
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 41:1619-28. 2011
    ..Universities should make efforts to prevent social isolation of students with ASD, such as programs to educate students about ASD and supports to ease college transition...
  15. doi request reprint Measuring social anxiety in college students: a comprehensive evaluation of the psychometric properties of the SPAI-23
    Amie R Schry
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    Psychol Assess 24:846-54. 2012
    ..Finally, differential item function analyses suggested that the items function similarly in men and women. In conclusion, the SPAI-23 demonstrated strong psychometric properties for use with college students...
  16. doi request reprint ASD in Females: Are We Overstating the Gender Difference in Diagnosis?
    Nicole L Kreiser
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Tech, 109 Williams Hall, Blacksburg, VA, 24061, USA
    Clin Child Fam Psychol Rev 17:67-84. 2014
    ..We offer recommendations for future research directions on gender differences in ASD, and we suggest implications to inform best practice and policy for the assessment of females with ASD. ..
  17. doi request reprint Brief report: problem solving therapy in college students with autism spectrum disorders: feasibility and preliminary efficacy
    Cara E Pugliese
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Polytechnic State Institute and University, 109 Williams Hall, Blacksburg, VA, 24060, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 44:719-29. 2014
    ..Two participants demonstrated reliable improvement post-intervention in problem solving ability and subjective distress. Further evaluation to assess efficacy of the intervention is warranted. ..
  18. doi request reprint Understanding the relationship between social anxiety and alcohol use in college students: a meta-analysis
    Amie R Schry
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Tech, 109 Williams Hall 0436, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Addict Behav 38:2690-706. 2013
    ..The primary limitation of this study is the small number of studies available for inclusion in some of the analyses. ..