T H Ollendick

Summary

Affiliation: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based assessment of anxiety and its disorders in children and adolescents
    Wendy K Silverman
    Child and Family Psychosocial Research Center, Department of Psychology, Florida International University, Miami 33199, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 34:380-411. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Perceived Control, Family Environment, and the Etiology of Child Anxiety-Revisited
    Thomas H Ollendick
    Virginia Tech Electronic address
    Behav Ther 47:633-642. 2016
  3. doi request reprint Primary Versus Secondary Diagnosis of Generalized Anxiety Disorder in Youth: Is the Distinction an Important One?
    Thomas H Ollendick
    Department of Psychology, Child Study Center, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA, 24061, USA
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 47:548-53. 2016
  4. pmc Specific phobias in youth: a randomized controlled trial comparing one-session treatment to a parent-augmented one-session treatment
    Thomas H Ollendick
    Counseling and Psychological Services at George Mason University Electronic address
    Behav Ther 46:141-55. 2015
  5. pmc Advances toward evidence-based practice: where to from here?
    Thomas H Ollendick
    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Electronic address
    Behav Ther 45:51-5. 2014
  6. doi request reprint Prediction of child performance on a parent-child behavioral approach test with animal phobic children
    Thomas H Ollendick
    Department of Psychology, Child Study Center, Virginia Tech University, Blacksburg, VA 24060, USA
    Behav Modif 36:509-24. 2012
  7. doi request reprint A parent-child interactional model of social anxiety disorder in youth
    Thomas H Ollendick
    Child Study Center, Department of Psychology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA
    Clin Child Fam Psychol Rev 15:81-91. 2012
  8. pmc Comorbidity in youth with specific phobias: Impact of comorbidity on treatment outcome and the impact of treatment on comorbid disorders
    Thomas H Ollendick
    Virginia Tech University, Department of Psychology, Child Study Center, Blacksburg, VA 24060, USA
    Behav Res Ther 48:827-31. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Fear in children and adolescents: relations with negative life events, attributional style, and avoidant coping
    T H Ollendick
    Child Study Center, Department of Psychology, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg 24061, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 42:1029-34. 2001
  10. pmc Specific phobia in youth: phenomenology and psychological characteristics
    Thomas H Ollendick
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Tech, 460 Turner Street, Suite 207, Blacksburg, VA 24060, USA
    Behav Ther 41:133-41. 2010

Research Grants

  1. ONE-SESSION TREATMENT FOR SPECIFIC PHOBIAS IN CHILDREN
    Thomas Ollendick; Fiscal Year: 2004
  2. Augmented Treatment of Specific Phobias in Children
    Thomas H Ollendick; Fiscal Year: 2010

Detail Information

Publications49

  1. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based assessment of anxiety and its disorders in children and adolescents
    Wendy K Silverman
    Child and Family Psychosocial Research Center, Department of Psychology, Florida International University, Miami 33199, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 34:380-411. 2005
    ..Finally, tentative recommendations are made for conducting an evidence-based assessment for anxiety and its disorders in children and adolescents. Directions for future research also are discussed...
  2. doi request reprint Perceived Control, Family Environment, and the Etiology of Child Anxiety-Revisited
    Thomas H Ollendick
    Virginia Tech Electronic address
    Behav Ther 47:633-642. 2016
    ..Longitudinal studies are required. Here, we present a qualitative review of these developments and provide directions for future research...
  3. doi request reprint Primary Versus Secondary Diagnosis of Generalized Anxiety Disorder in Youth: Is the Distinction an Important One?
    Thomas H Ollendick
    Department of Psychology, Child Study Center, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA, 24061, USA
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 47:548-53. 2016
    ....
  4. pmc Specific phobias in youth: a randomized controlled trial comparing one-session treatment to a parent-augmented one-session treatment
    Thomas H Ollendick
    Counseling and Psychological Services at George Mason University Electronic address
    Behav Ther 46:141-55. 2015
    ..Examine the efficacy of a parent-augmented One-Session Treatment (A-OST) in treating specific phobias (SP) in youth by comparing this novel treatment to child-focused OST, a well-established treatment...
  5. pmc Advances toward evidence-based practice: where to from here?
    Thomas H Ollendick
    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Electronic address
    Behav Ther 45:51-5. 2014
    ..The findings are reviewed and limitations associated with the surveys are noted. Finally, future directions are suggested for rapprochement, hopefully resulting in a greater synthesis of research and practice. ..
  6. doi request reprint Prediction of child performance on a parent-child behavioral approach test with animal phobic children
    Thomas H Ollendick
    Department of Psychology, Child Study Center, Virginia Tech University, Blacksburg, VA 24060, USA
    Behav Modif 36:509-24. 2012
    ..Implications of these findings were discussed, and their implications for the use of behavioral analogues tests were explored...
  7. doi request reprint A parent-child interactional model of social anxiety disorder in youth
    Thomas H Ollendick
    Child Study Center, Department of Psychology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA
    Clin Child Fam Psychol Rev 15:81-91. 2012
    ..Within these constraints, the implications of our parent-child interaction model for prevention, treatment, research, and practice will be explored...
  8. pmc Comorbidity in youth with specific phobias: Impact of comorbidity on treatment outcome and the impact of treatment on comorbid disorders
    Thomas H Ollendick
    Virginia Tech University, Department of Psychology, Child Study Center, Blacksburg, VA 24060, USA
    Behav Res Ther 48:827-31. 2010
    ..Implications for treatment of principal and comorbid disorders are discussed, and possible mechanisms for these effects are commented upon...
  9. ncbi request reprint Fear in children and adolescents: relations with negative life events, attributional style, and avoidant coping
    T H Ollendick
    Child Study Center, Department of Psychology, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg 24061, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 42:1029-34. 2001
    ..Results are discussed within a stress and coping framework...
  10. pmc Specific phobia in youth: phenomenology and psychological characteristics
    Thomas H Ollendick
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Tech, 460 Turner Street, Suite 207, Blacksburg, VA 24060, USA
    Behav Ther 41:133-41. 2010
    ..These findings converge with those obtained in treatment studies which indicate that youth with the natural environment type are more difficult to treat than youth with the animal type...
  11. pmc The tripartite model of fear in children with specific phobias: assessing concordance and discordance using the behavioral approach test
    Thomas Ollendick
    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Child Study Center, Department of Psychology, Blacksburg, VA 24060, USA
    Behav Res Ther 49:459-65. 2011
    ..Potential group differences associated with age, gender, phobia severity, and phobia type were also explored and no significant differences were detected. Implications for theory and treatment are discussed...
  12. doi request reprint One-session treatment of specific phobias in youth: a randomized clinical trial in the United States and Sweden
    Thomas H Ollendick
    Department of Psychology, Child Study Center, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24060, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 77:504-16. 2009
    ..There were no differences on self-report measures. Treatment effects were maintained at follow-up. Implications of these findings are discussed...
  13. ncbi request reprint Developmental theory and the practice of clinical child psychology
    T H Ollendick
    Child Study Center, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg 24061, USA
    J Clin Child Psychol 28:457-66. 1999
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  14. ncbi request reprint Empirically supported treatments for children with phobic and anxiety disorders: current status
    T H Ollendick
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg 24061 0355, USA
    J Clin Child Psychol 27:156-67. 1998
    ..Furthermore, research that examines the pathological processes involved in the onset and maintenance of phobic and anxiety disorders as well as the change processes used to treat these disorders is called for...
  15. ncbi request reprint Fears in clinic-referred children: relations with child anxiety sensitivity, maternal overcontrol, and maternal phobic anxiety
    Thomas H Ollendick
    Child Study Center, Department of Psychology, Virginia Tech, 460 Turner Street, Suite 207, Blacksburg, VA 24060, USA
    Behav Ther 38:402-11. 2007
    ..Results are discussed within a developmental framework, and implications for treatment are explored...
  16. ncbi request reprint The comorbidity of conduct problems and depression in childhood and adolescence
    Jennifer C Wolff
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA, USA
    Clin Child Fam Psychol Rev 9:201-20. 2006
    ..Based on our review, we propose a model for the development of comorbidity between these two disorders...
  17. ncbi request reprint Only children and children with siblings in the People's Republic of China: levels of fear, anxiety, and depression
    B Yang
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg 24061 0436, USA
    Child Dev 66:1301-11. 1995
    ..Sociocultural factors associated with these findings are explored...
  18. ncbi request reprint Peer victimization, global self-worth, and anxiety in middle school children
    Amie E Grills
    Child Study Center, Department of Psychology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, VA, USA or
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 31:59-68. 2002
    ..For boys, global self-worth moderated the peer victimization-anxiety relation. Boys with higher global self-worth reported fewer anxiety symptoms than boys with lower global self-worth. Implications of these findings are discussed...
  19. ncbi request reprint Cross-cultural aspects of fears in African children and adolescents
    K A Ingman
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg 24061 0436, USA
    Behav Res Ther 37:337-45. 1999
    ..Overall, these findings suggest that important cultural, religious and age differences exist for levels of childhood fears reported in Nigeria and Kenya...
  20. ncbi request reprint Issues in parent-child agreement: the case of structured diagnostic interviews
    Armie E Grills
    Child Study Center, Department of Psychology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg 24061, USA
    Clin Child Fam Psychol Rev 5:57-83. 2002
    ..In addition, future directions for research and clinical practice within this area are identified and potential resolutions to the conundrum of parent-child discordance are discussed...
  21. doi request reprint A conceptual review of the comorbidity of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and anxiety: implications for future research and practice
    Matthew A Jarrett
    Child Study Center, Department of Psychology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 460 Turner Street, Suite 207, Blacksburg, VA 24060, United States
    Clin Psychol Rev 28:1266-80. 2008
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  22. ncbi request reprint The role of emotion regulation in the treatment of child anxiety disorders
    Dagmar Kristin Hannesdottir
    Department of Psychology, Child Study Center, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Suite 207, 460 Turner Street, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Clin Child Fam Psychol Rev 10:275-93. 2007
    ..Details of how improved emotion regulation skills could be beneficial in bringing about change are discussed. Finally, issues of measurement and the clinical implications for research and practice are considered...
  23. doi request reprint Comorbidity of anxiety and conduct problems in children: implications for clinical research and practice
    Natoshia Raishevich Cunningham
    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA, USA
    Clin Child Fam Psychol Rev 13:333-47. 2010
    ..Finally, we discuss the implications of comorbidity for assessment and treatment and provide recommendations for future directions in clinical research and practice...
  24. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for psychological adjustment following residential fire: the role of avoidant coping
    Russell T Jones
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061 0436, USA
    J Trauma Dissociation 6:85-99. 2005
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Clinical correlates of comorbid obsessive-compulsive disorder and depression in youth
    Kristin E Canavera
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA, USA
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 41:583-94. 2010
    ..These results may have implications for the treatment of youth with comorbid OCD and depression...
  26. pmc A longitudinal examination of factors predicting anxiety during the transition to middle school
    Amie E Grills-Taquechel
    Department of Psychology, University of Houston, Houston, TX, USA
    Anxiety Stress Coping 23:493-513. 2010
    ..Findings are integrated with extant literature on developmental changes associated with anxiety and school transitions and clinical implications of these findings are discussed...
  27. ncbi request reprint Multiple informant agreement and the anxiety disorders interview schedule for parents and children
    Amie E Grills
    Child Study Center, Department of Psychology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg 24061, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 42:30-40. 2003
    ..Child characteristics (age, gender, social desirability), a family environment variable (conflict), and type of diagnoses (internalizing, externalizing) were systematically examined...
  28. ncbi request reprint Does anxiety mitigate the behavioral expression of severe conduct disorder in delinquent youths?
    T H Ollendick
    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg 24060, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 13:565-74. 1999
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  29. ncbi request reprint The developmental psychopathology of social anxiety disorder
    Thomas H Ollendick
    Child Study Center, Department of Psychology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061 0436, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 51:44-58. 2002
    ..Finally, we propose studies to test the viability of the developmental psychopathology model in understanding SAD...
  30. doi request reprint Comorbidity as a predictor and moderator of treatment outcome in youth with anxiety, affective, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, and oppositional/conduct disorders
    Thomas H Ollendick
    Department of Psychology, Child Study Center, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24060, United States
    Clin Psychol Rev 28:1447-71. 2008
    ..For the not insignificant number of studies that have examined this issue, comorbidity has not been found to affect treatment outcomes. Notable exceptions are highlighted and recommendations for future research are presented...
  31. doi request reprint Test anxiety in Indian children: a cross-cultural perspective
    Jaee Bodas
    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24060, USA
    Anxiety Stress Coping 21:387-404. 2008
    ..Ongoing desensitization to test anxiety and enhanced coping responses were proposed as possible explanations for the obtained relations...
  32. ncbi request reprint Empirically supported psychological interventions: controversies and evidence
    D L Chambless
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 3270, USA
    Annu Rev Psychol 52:685-716. 2001
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Reexamination of the MASC factor structure and discriminant ability in a mixed clinical outpatient sample
    Amie E Grills-Taquechel
    Department of Psychology, University of Houston, Houston, Texas 77204 5022, USA
    Depress Anxiety 25:942-50. 2008
    ..However, caution should be exercised given mixed discriminant ability findings. That is, the MASC seems best suited as a screening instrument for anxiety and when used in conjunction with a multiple method/informant assessment approach...
  34. ncbi request reprint Nonclinical panic attacks in late adolescence prevalence and associated psychopathology
    Sara G Mattis
    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 16:351-67. 2002
    ..Comorbidity rates were high in this sample: 24 of the 31 who received a diagnosis were comorbid with at least one other disorder. Implications of these findings for assessment and treatment are discussed...
  35. ncbi request reprint Post-traumatic stress in children following motor vehicle accidents
    Jane M Keppel-Benson
    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg 24061, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 43:203-12. 2002
    ..This study examined children's experiences following a motor vehicle accident (MVA)...
  36. ncbi request reprint A cross-cultural and developmental analysis of self-esteem in Chinese and Western children
    Y Wang
    Department of Psychology, Child Study Center, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg 24061 0355, USA
    Clin Child Fam Psychol Rev 4:253-71. 2001
    ..We conclude our discourse with specific recommendations for clinical theory, research, and practice...
  37. doi request reprint A longitudinal study of emotion regulation and anxiety in middle childhood: Associations with frontal EEG asymmetry in early childhood
    Dagmar Kr Hannesdóttir
    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA
    Dev Psychobiol 52:197-204. 2010
    ..Findings are discussed in light of the associations between temperament and development of anxiety disorders...
  38. ncbi request reprint The utility of measures of child and adolescent anxiety: a meta-analytic review of the Revised Children's Manifest Anxiety Scale, the State-Trait Anxiety Inventory for Children, and the Child Behavior Checklist
    Laura D Seligman
    Department of Psychology, University of Toledo, Mail Stop 948, Toledo, OH 43606 3390, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 33:557-65. 2004
    ..The RCMAS, STAIC, and CBCL were found to be moderately sensitive to treatment gains...
  39. ncbi request reprint Test anxiety: a cross-cultural perspective
    Jaee Bodas
    Child Study Center, Department of Psychology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA
    Clin Child Fam Psychol Rev 8:65-88. 2005
    ..Finally, a research agenda is presented to examine these hypotheses using a derived-etic approach...
  40. ncbi request reprint Cognitive change and enhanced coping: missing mediational links in cognitive behavior therapy with anxiety-disordered children
    Pier J Prins
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Amsterdam, Roetersstraat 15, 1018 WB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Child Fam Psychol Rev 6:87-105. 2003
    ..Implications for the direction of future CBT research with anxiety-disordered children are discussed...
  41. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcomes of an Australian universal prevention trial of anxiety and depression symptoms in children and youth: an evaluation of the friends program
    Paula M Barrett
    University of Queensland, Pathways Health and Research Centre, Brisbane, Australia
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 35:403-11. 2006
    ..Results demonstrated a prevention effect with significantly fewer high-risk students at 36-month follow-up in the intervention condition than in the control condition. Results are discussed within the context of prevention research...
  42. ncbi request reprint The assessment of contemporary fears in adolescents using a modified version of the Fear Survey Schedule for Children-Revised
    Peter Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    J Anxiety Disord 16:567-84. 2002
    ..Finally, a considerable number of the "new" fear items were found to rank high in the top 10 of most common fears. The implications for the assessment of fears in children and adolescents are briefly discussed...
  43. ncbi request reprint Fear of the beast: a prospective study on the effects of negative information on childhood fear
    Peter Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 41:195-208. 2003
    ..Furthermore, fear of the beast appeared to generalize, that is, children who became more fearful of the beast after receiving negative information, also became more apprehensive of other dogs and predators...
  44. ncbi request reprint Nighttime fears of children and adolescents: frequency, content, severity, harm expectations, disclosure, and coping behaviours
    Jocelynne Gordon
    Faculty of Education, Monash University, Australia
    Behav Res Ther 45:2464-72. 2007
    ..Most respondents reported disclosing their nighttime fear(s) to another person. The clinical implications of these findings and the methodological limitations are discussed...
  45. ncbi request reprint The etiology of specific fears and phobias in children: a critique of the non-associative account
    Peter Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 40:185-95. 2002
    ..As an alternative to the non-associative account, we briefly describe a multifactorial model of childhood fears and phobias...
  46. ncbi request reprint Consequences of divorce on the adjustment of children in China
    Qi Dong
    Institute of Developmental Psychology, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China 100875
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 31:101-10. 2002
    ..Results are discussed in terms of familial and cultural issues associated with these findings...
  47. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of child therapy and caregiver training in the treatment of school refusal
    David Heyne
    Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry, and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 41:687-95. 2002
    ..To evaluate the relative efficacy of (1) child therapy, (2) parent/teacher training, and (3) the combination of child therapy and parent/teacher training in the treatment of anxiety-based school refusal...
  48. ncbi request reprint Treatment of children's nighttime fears: the need for a modern randomised controlled trial
    Jocelynne Gordon
    Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    Clin Psychol Rev 27:98-113. 2007
    ..Finally, future research directions are discussed including the need for a modern randomised clinical trial to more fully investigate treatment efficacy and the role of non-specific treatment factors...
  49. pmc Characterizing time in longitudinal trauma research
    Daniel W King
    Boston University and VA Boston Healthcare System, USA
    J Trauma Stress 19:205-15. 2006
    ..Patterns in timing of assessments, alternative time structures, and the treatment of time as an outcome are discussed and illustrated using trauma data...

Research Grants2

  1. ONE-SESSION TREATMENT FOR SPECIFIC PHOBIAS IN CHILDREN
    Thomas Ollendick; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Effectiveness studies in "real-world" clinical settings (Hoagwood, Hibbs, Brent, and Jensen, 1995) await results of this more laboratory-based controlled trial. ..
  2. Augmented Treatment of Specific Phobias in Children
    Thomas H Ollendick; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..It will provide valuable information about the disorder, its treatment, and the moderators of treatment outcome. This efficacy trial will lay the foundation for an effectiveness trial. ..