Christine Purdon

Summary

Affiliation: University of Waterloo
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi Cognitive-behavioral treatment of repugnant obsessions
    Christine Purdon
    University of Waterloo, Department of Psychology, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Psychol 60:1169-80. 2004
  2. doi Distinguishing the roles of trait and state anxiety on the nature of anxiety-related attentional biases to threat using a free viewing eye movement paradigm
    Andrea L Nelson
    a Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada
    Cogn Emot 29:504-26. 2015
  3. doi Development and validation of the response to sexual difficulties scale
    Erin E Fallis
    Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, 200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, ON, N2L 3G1, Canada
    Arch Sex Behav 42:67-79. 2013
  4. doi The effects of trait and state anxiety on attention to emotional images: an eye-tracking study
    Leanne Quigley
    Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Cogn Emot 26:1390-411. 2012
  5. doi Non-erotic thoughts and sexual functioning
    Christine Purdon
    Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1, Canada
    Arch Sex Behav 40:891-902. 2011
  6. doi Thought dismissability in obsessive-compulsive disorder versus panic disorder
    Christine Purdon
    Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1, Canada
    Behav Res Ther 49:646-53. 2011
  7. doi Verbal repetition in the reappraisal of contamination-related thoughts
    Chris Watson
    University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada
    Behav Cogn Psychother 38:337-53. 2010
  8. doi Non-erotic thoughts, attentional focus, and sexual problems in a community sample
    Andrea L Nelson
    Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, 200 University Ave, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Sex Behav 40:395-406. 2011
  9. ncbi A Model for Recruiting Clinical Research Participants With Anxiety Disorders in the Absence of Service Provision: Visions, Challenges, and Norms Within a Canadian Context
    David A Moscovitch
    Department of Psychology and Centre for Mental Health Research, University of Waterloo, Waterloo University of Ottawa, Ottawa Anxiety Treatment and Research Centre, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario and Foothills Medical Centre, Psychology, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Nerv Ment Dis 203:943-957. 2015
  10. ncbi The longitudinal association of relationship satisfaction and sexual satisfaction in long-term relationships
    Erin E Fallis
    Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo
    J Fam Psychol 30:822-831. 2016

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. ncbi Cognitive-behavioral treatment of repugnant obsessions
    Christine Purdon
    University of Waterloo, Department of Psychology, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Psychol 60:1169-80. 2004
    ..Repugnant obsessions are highly amenable to treatment; but developing an idiographic conceptualization of the client's obsessive-compulsive cycle is important. Treatment resources are presented throughout...
  2. doi Distinguishing the roles of trait and state anxiety on the nature of anxiety-related attentional biases to threat using a free viewing eye movement paradigm
    Andrea L Nelson
    a Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada
    Cogn Emot 29:504-26. 2015
    ..Implications for theory and treatment of anxiety disorders, as well as areas for further study, are discussed. ..
  3. doi Development and validation of the response to sexual difficulties scale
    Erin E Fallis
    Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, 200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, ON, N2L 3G1, Canada
    Arch Sex Behav 42:67-79. 2013
    ..The RSDS may, then, provide a useful means of assessing the role of interpersonal factors in the development and persistence of sexual difficulties...
  4. doi The effects of trait and state anxiety on attention to emotional images: an eye-tracking study
    Leanne Quigley
    Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Cogn Emot 26:1390-411. 2012
    ..The implications of these results for future research, models of anxiety-related information processing, and clinical interventions for anxiety are discussed...
  5. doi Non-erotic thoughts and sexual functioning
    Christine Purdon
    Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1, Canada
    Arch Sex Behav 40:891-902. 2011
    ..However, positive interpretations were predicted by sexual functioning. Results were discussed in terms of their theoretical and clinical implications...
  6. doi Thought dismissability in obsessive-compulsive disorder versus panic disorder
    Christine Purdon
    Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1, Canada
    Behav Res Ther 49:646-53. 2011
    ....
  7. doi Verbal repetition in the reappraisal of contamination-related thoughts
    Chris Watson
    University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada
    Behav Cogn Psychother 38:337-53. 2010
    ..e. until semantic satiation is achieved). The present two studies examined whether VR is more effective than brief imaginal exposure (IE) and no intervention (CONT) in the reappraisal of contamination-related thoughts...
  8. doi Non-erotic thoughts, attentional focus, and sexual problems in a community sample
    Andrea L Nelson
    Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, 200 University Ave, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Sex Behav 40:395-406. 2011
    ..Together, these data support the cognitive interference mechanism implicated by Barlow's causal model of sexual dysfunction and have implications for the treatment of sexual problems...
  9. ncbi A Model for Recruiting Clinical Research Participants With Anxiety Disorders in the Absence of Service Provision: Visions, Challenges, and Norms Within a Canadian Context
    David A Moscovitch
    Department of Psychology and Centre for Mental Health Research, University of Waterloo, Waterloo University of Ottawa, Ottawa Anxiety Treatment and Research Centre, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario and Foothills Medical Centre, Psychology, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Nerv Ment Dis 203:943-957. 2015
    ..We conclude that the Anxiety Studies Division model represents a viable and valuable method for recruiting clinical participants from the community for psychopathology research...
  10. ncbi The longitudinal association of relationship satisfaction and sexual satisfaction in long-term relationships
    Erin E Fallis
    Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo
    J Fam Psychol 30:822-831. 2016
    ..PsycINFO Database Record..
  11. doi Perceptions of partner sexual satisfaction in heterosexual committed relationships
    Erin E Fallis
    Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, 200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, ON, N2L 3G1, Canada
    Arch Sex Behav 43:541-50. 2014
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  12. ncbi Thought suppression and its effects on thought frequency, appraisal and mood state in individuals with obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Christine Purdon
    Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ont, Canada N2L 3G1
    Behav Res Ther 43:93-108. 2005
    ..These findings suggest that interpretations regarding failures in thought control may be of central importance in understanding obsessional problems...
  13. ncbi Empirical investigations of thought suppression in OCD
    Christine Purdon
    Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ont, Canada N2L 3G1
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 35:121-36. 2004
    ..Thus, there is support in this work for key tenets of cognitive-behavioural models of OCD. Suggestions for future research directions are offered...
  14. doi Motivation, intentionality, and mind wandering: Implications for assessments of task-unrelated thought
    Paul Seli
    Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 41:1417-25. 2015
    ..We discuss these findings in the context of the literature on mind wandering, highlighting the importance of assessing the intentionality of TUTs and motivation to perform well on tasks assessing mind wandering...
  15. ncbi Why are some obsessions more upsetting than others?
    Karen Rowa
    Anxiety Treatment and Research Centre, St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, Ont, and Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, Canada
    Behav Res Ther 43:1453-65. 2005
    ..Results support cognitive theories in that the strength and nature of appraisal appears to be linked with the distress associated with a thought, and more upsetting thoughts are those that have implications for a person's sense of self...
  16. ncbi Office-based vs home-based behavioral treatment for obsessive-compulsive disorder: a preliminary study
    Karen Rowa
    Anxiety Treatment and Research Centre, St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, Ont, Canada
    Behav Res Ther 45:1883-92. 2007
    ..There were no differences in efficacy between the home-based and office-based treatment for OCD. Implications of these findings are discussed...