behavior therapy

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Summary: The application of modern theories of learning and conditioning in the treatment of behavior disorders.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi A taxonomy of behavior change techniques used in interventions
    Charles Abraham
    Department of Psychology, University of Sussex, Brighton, England
    Health Psychol 27:379-87. 2008
  2. pmc Internet-based treatment for adults with depressive symptoms: randomized controlled trial
    Lisanne Warmerdam
    Dept Clinical Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, FPP, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Med Internet Res 10:e44. 2008
  3. pmc Methodological issues in research on web-based behavioral interventions
    Brian G Danaher
    Oregon Research Institute, 1715 Franklin Boulevard, Eugene, OR 97403, USA
    Ann Behav Med 38:28-39. 2009
  4. pmc A behavior change model for internet interventions
    Lee M Ritterband
    Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences, Behavioral Health and Technology, University of Virginia Health System, PO Box 801075, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Ann Behav Med 38:18-27. 2009
  5. ncbi A meta-analytic review of experiments examining the effects of extrinsic rewards on intrinsic motivation
    E L Deci
    Department of Clinical and Social Sciences in Psychology, University of Rochester, New York 14627, USA
    Psychol Bull 125:627-68; discussion 692-700. 1999
  6. ncbi Using self-determination theory to promote physical activity and weight control: a randomized controlled trial in women
    Marlene N Silva
    Faculty of Human Kinetics, Technical University of Lisbon, Estrada da Costa, Cruz Quebrada, 1495 688, Lisbon, Portugal
    J Behav Med 33:110-22. 2010
  7. ncbi A meta-analysis of randomized trials of behavioural treatment of depression
    D Ekers
    Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Trust University of York Department of Health Sciences, The Health Centre, Newcastle Road, Chester le Street, Co Durham, UK
    Psychol Med 38:611-23. 2008
  8. ncbi Randomized, controlled trial of an intervention for toddlers with autism: the Early Start Denver Model
    Geraldine Dawson
    Autism Speaks, Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Pediatrics 125:e17-23. 2010
  9. pmc Initial evaluation of a real-world Internet smoking cessation system
    Nathan K Cobb
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Harvard University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 7:207-16. 2005
  10. ncbi A brief behavioral activation treatment for depression. Treatment manual
    C W Lejuez
    Brown University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Butler Hospital, 345 Blackstone Boulevard, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Behav Modif 25:255-86. 2001

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  1. ncbi A taxonomy of behavior change techniques used in interventions
    Charles Abraham
    Department of Psychology, University of Sussex, Brighton, England
    Health Psychol 27:379-87. 2008
    ..This research aimed to develop and test a theory-linked taxonomy of generally applicable behavior change techniques (BCTs)...
  2. pmc Internet-based treatment for adults with depressive symptoms: randomized controlled trial
    Lisanne Warmerdam
    Dept Clinical Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, FPP, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Med Internet Res 10:e44. 2008
    ..Depression can be treated effectively with Internet-based cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), but a short intervention based on problem solving therapy (PST) could constitute a worthwhile alternative to CBT...
  3. pmc Methodological issues in research on web-based behavioral interventions
    Brian G Danaher
    Oregon Research Institute, 1715 Franklin Boulevard, Eugene, OR 97403, USA
    Ann Behav Med 38:28-39. 2009
    ..Web-based behavioral intervention research is rapidly growing...
  4. pmc A behavior change model for internet interventions
    Lee M Ritterband
    Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences, Behavioral Health and Technology, University of Virginia Health System, PO Box 801075, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Ann Behav Med 38:18-27. 2009
    ..To date, however, many of these interventions have not been grounded in theory or developed from behavior change models, and no overarching model to explain behavior change in Internet interventions has yet been published...
  5. ncbi A meta-analytic review of experiments examining the effects of extrinsic rewards on intrinsic motivation
    E L Deci
    Department of Clinical and Social Sciences in Psychology, University of Rochester, New York 14627, USA
    Psychol Bull 125:627-68; discussion 692-700. 1999
    ..The authors review 4 previous meta-analyses of this literature and detail how this study's methods, analyses, and results differed from the previous ones...
  6. ncbi Using self-determination theory to promote physical activity and weight control: a randomized controlled trial in women
    Marlene N Silva
    Faculty of Human Kinetics, Technical University of Lisbon, Estrada da Costa, Cruz Quebrada, 1495 688, Lisbon, Portugal
    J Behav Med 33:110-22. 2010
    ..Findings are fully consistent with previous studies conducted within this theoretical framework in other areas of health behavior change...
  7. ncbi A meta-analysis of randomized trials of behavioural treatment of depression
    D Ekers
    Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Trust University of York Department of Health Sciences, The Health Centre, Newcastle Road, Chester le Street, Co Durham, UK
    Psychol Med 38:611-23. 2008
    ..This systematic review sought to identify all randomized trials of behavioural therapy for depression, determine the effect of such interventions and examine any moderators of such effect...
  8. ncbi Randomized, controlled trial of an intervention for toddlers with autism: the Early Start Denver Model
    Geraldine Dawson
    Autism Speaks, Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Pediatrics 125:e17-23. 2010
    ....
  9. pmc Initial evaluation of a real-world Internet smoking cessation system
    Nathan K Cobb
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Harvard University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 7:207-16. 2005
    ....
  10. ncbi A brief behavioral activation treatment for depression. Treatment manual
    C W Lejuez
    Brown University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Butler Hospital, 345 Blackstone Boulevard, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Behav Modif 25:255-86. 2001
    ..This article describes the rationale for the treatment and provides the treatment in manual form to be utilized by patients in therapy...
  11. pmc Defining participant exposure measures in Web-based health behavior change programs
    Brian G Danaher
    Oregon Research Institute, 1715 Franklin Blvd, Eugene, OR 97403, USA
    J Med Internet Res 8:e15. 2006
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  12. ncbi Long-term weight loss and changes in blood pressure: results of the Trials of Hypertension Prevention, phase II
    V J Stevens
    Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, Portland, Oregon 97227, USA
    Ann Intern Med 134:1-11. 2001
    ..Weight loss appears to be an effective method for primary prevention of hypertension. However, the long-term effects of weight loss on blood pressure have not been extensively studied...
  13. pmc Evidence-based comprehensive treatments for early autism
    Sally J Rogers
    M I N D Institute, University of California Davis, CA 95817, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 37:8-38. 2008
    ..Implications of these findings are also discussed in relation to practice guidelines as well as critical areas of research that have yet to be answered...
  14. ncbi Behavioural activation delivered by the non-specialist: phase II randomised controlled trial
    David Ekers
    Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Trust and Mental Health Research Centre, Durham University, Health Centre, Chester le Street, Co Durham, DH3 3UR, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 198:66-72. 2011
    ..If equally effective, then behavioural activation may be the preferred treatment option because it may be suitable for delivery by therapists with less training. This is the first randomised controlled trial to look at this possibility...
  15. pmc Usual and unusual care: existing practice control groups in randomized controlled trials of behavioral interventions
    Kenneth E Freedland
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, 4320 Forest Park Ave, Suite 301, St Louis, Missouri 63108, USA
    Psychosom Med 73:323-35. 2011
    ..To evaluate the use of existing practice control groups in randomized controlled trials of behavioral interventions and the role of extrinsic health care services in the design and conduct of behavioral trials...
  16. ncbi Weight loss by mobile phone: a 1-year effectiveness study
    Irja Haapala
    Department of Public Health, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Public Health Nutr 12:2382-91. 2009
    ..To investigate the short- and long-term effectiveness and the predictors of weight loss in a mobile phone weight-loss programme among healthy overweight adults...
  17. ncbi A randomized trial of dialectical behavior therapy versus general psychiatric management for borderline personality disorder
    Shelley F McMain
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 33 Russell Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Psychiatry 166:1365-74. 2009
    The authors sought to evaluate the clinical efficacy of dialectical behavior therapy compared with general psychiatric management, including a combination of psychodynamically informed therapy and symptom-targeted medication management ..
  18. pmc Teammates and social influence affect weight loss outcomes in a team-based weight loss competition
    Tricia M Leahey
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, The Miriam Hospital Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Providence, RI, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:1413-8. 2012
    ..These results suggest that teammates affect weight loss outcomes during a team-based intervention. Harnessing and maximizing teammate influence for weight loss may enhance weight outcomes in large-scale team-based programs...
  19. ncbi Two-year randomized controlled trial and follow-up of dialectical behavior therapy vs therapy by experts for suicidal behaviors and borderline personality disorder
    Marsha M Linehan
    Behavioral Research and Therapy Clinics, Department of Psychology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 1525, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 63:757-66. 2006
    Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) is a treatment for suicidal behavior and borderline personality disorder with well-documented efficacy.
  20. pmc Randomized clinical trials of weight loss maintenance: a review
    Melanie Warziski Turk
    Department of Health and Community Systems, University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 24:58-80. 2009
    ....
  21. ncbi Systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials of cognitive behaviour therapy and behaviour therapy for chronic pain in adults, excluding headache
    S Morley
    Division of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Leeds, UK
    Pain 80:1-13. 1999
    ..We conclude that active psychological treatments based on the principle of cognitive behavioural therapy are effective. We discuss the results with reference to the complexity and quality of the trials...
  22. ncbi Intensive behavioral treatment at school for 4- to 7-year-old children with autism. A 1-year comparison controlled study
    Svein Eikeseth
    Akershus College
    Behav Modif 26:49-68. 2002
    ....
  23. ncbi Comparative meta-analysis of pharmacotherapy and behavior therapy for persistent insomnia
    Michael T Smith
    Department of Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287 7218, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 159:5-11. 2002
    Although four meta-analytic reviews support the efficacy of pharmacotherapy and behavior therapy for the treatment of insomnia, no meta-analysis has evaluated whether these treatment modalities yield comparable outcomes during acute ..
  24. pmc A digital smoking cessation program delivered through internet and cell phone without nicotine replacement (happy ending): randomized controlled trial
    Håvar Brendryen
    Department of Psychology, Postboks 1094 Blindern, 0317 Oslo, Norway
    J Med Internet Res 10:e51. 2008
    ..HE includes a craving helpline and a relapse prevention system, providing just-in-time therapy. All the components of the program are fully automated...
  25. ncbi Active for life: final results from the translation of two physical activity programs
    Sara Wilcox
    University of South Carolina USC, Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:340-51. 2008
    ..Most evidence-based programs are never translated into community settings and thus never make a public health impact...
  26. pmc The REACT study: randomised evaluation of assertive community treatment in north London
    Helen Killaspy
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, London NW3 2PF
    BMJ 332:815-20. 2006
    ..To compare outcomes of care from assertive community treatment teams with care by community mental health teams for people with serious mental illnesses...
  27. ncbi Development of emotion acceptance behavior therapy for anorexia nervosa: a case series
    Jennifer E Wildes
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 44:421-7. 2011
    ..Emotion acceptance behavior therapy (EABT) is based on a model that emphasizes the role of anorexic symptoms in facilitating avoidance of ..
  28. pmc A randomized controlled study of parent-assisted Children's Friendship Training with children having autism spectrum disorders
    Fred Frankel
    UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 40:827-42. 2010
    ..Post-hoc analysis indicated more than 87% of children receiving CFT showed reliable change on at least one measure at post-test and 66.7% after 3 months follow-up...
  29. ncbi RCT of a manualized social treatment for high-functioning autism spectrum disorders
    Christopher Lopata
    Department of Counseling, School and Educational Psychology, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 40:1297-310. 2010
    ..High levels of parent, child and staff satisfaction were reported, along with high levels of treatment fidelity. Standardized effect size estimates were primarily in the medium and large ranges and favored the treatment group...
  30. ncbi Brief behavioral activation and problem-solving therapy for depressed breast cancer patients: randomized trial
    Derek R Hopko
    Department of Psychology, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996 0900, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 79:834-49. 2011
    ..Although some research has explored the utility of psychotherapy with breast cancer patients, only 2 small trials have investigated the potential benefits of behavior therapy among patients with well-diagnosed depression.
  31. ncbi Toward a theory-based analysis of behavioral maintenance
    A J Rothman
    Department of Psychology, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    Health Psychol 19:64-9. 2000
    ..The implications of this framework for behavioral interventions are addressed...
  32. ncbi Overview of meta-analyses on early intensive behavioral intervention for young children with autism spectrum disorders
    Brian Reichow
    Yale Child Study Center, 230 South Frontage Road, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 42:512-20. 2012
    ..A discussion highlighting potential confounds and limitations of the meta-analyses leading to these discrepancies and conclusions about the efficacy of EIBI as an intervention for young children with ASDs are provided...
  33. ncbi Dialectical behavior therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder related to childhood sexual abuse: a pilot study of an intensive residential treatment program
    Regina Steil
    Central Institute of Mental Health, Mannheim, Germany
    J Trauma Stress 24:102-6. 2011
    Dialectical behavior therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder (DBT-PTSD) is tailored for adults with PTSD from childhood sexual abuse (CSA). It uses principles from DBT and trauma-focused cognitive-behavioral approaches...
  34. ncbi Ten year revision of the brief behavioral activation treatment for depression: revised treatment manual
    C W Lejuez
    Department of Psychology, Center for Addictions, Personality, and Emotion Research, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Behav Modif 35:111-61. 2011
    ..Following the presentation of the manual, the authors conclude with a discussion of the key barriers in greater depth, including strategies for addressing these barriers...
  35. ncbi The effect of physical activity on weight loss is mediated by eating self-regulation
    Ana M Andrade
    Faculty of Human Kinetics, Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal
    Patient Educ Couns 79:320-6. 2010
    ....
  36. ncbi Applied behavior analytic intervention for autism in early childhood: meta-analysis, meta-regression and dose-response meta-analysis of multiple outcomes
    Javier Virues-Ortega
    Centro Nacional de Epidemiologia, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, CIBERNED, Madrid, Spain
    Clin Psychol Rev 30:387-99. 2010
    ..Dose-dependant effect sizes were apparent by levels of total treatment hours for language and adaptation composite scores. Methodological issues relating ABA clinical trials for autism are discussed...
  37. ncbi Intensive behavioral treatment for children with autism: four-year outcome and predictors
    Glen O Sallows
    Wisconsin Early Autism Project, Madison, WI 53719, USA
    Am J Ment Retard 110:417-38. 2005
    ..Treatment outcome was best predicted by pretreatment imitation, language, and social responsiveness. These results are consistent with those reported by Lovaas and colleagues (Lovaas, 1987; McEachin, Smith, & Lovaas, 1993)...
  38. ncbi Early intensive behavioral intervention: outcomes for children with autism and their parents after two years
    Bob Remington
    Centre for Behavioural Research Analysis and Intervention in Developmental Disabilities, School of Psychology, University of Southampton, UK
    Am J Ment Retard 112:418-38. 2007
    ..Measures of parental well-being, obtained at the same three time points, produced no evidence that behavioral intervention created increased problems for either mothers or fathers of children receiving it...
  39. pmc The effect of a single-session attention modification program on response to a public-speaking challenge in socially anxious individuals
    Nader Amir
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, 6386 Alvarado Court, San Diego, CA 92182, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 117:860-8. 2008
    ..Moreover, blind raters judged the speeches of those in the AMP group as better than those in the ACC group. These results are consistent with the hypothesis that attention plays a causal role in the maintenance of social anxiety...
  40. ncbi Exercise and the maintenance of weight loss: 1-year follow-up of a controlled clinical trial
    T A Wadden
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 66:429-33. 1998
    ..Participants, however, who reported exercising regularly in the 4 months preceding the follow-up assessment regained significantly less weight than did nonexercisers...
  41. ncbi Contemporary behavioral activation treatments for depression: procedures, principles, and progress
    Derek R Hopko
    Department of Psychology, University of Tennessee, Room 301D, Austin Peay Building, Knoxville, TN 37996 0900, USA
    Clin Psychol Rev 23:699-717. 2003
    ..activation strategies, and outline questions that need to be addressed to improve outcomes and better understand the potential significance of behavioral activation as it pertains to the future of behavior therapy for depression.
  42. pmc The promise and pitfalls of the internet for cognitive behavioral therapy
    Gerhard Andersson
    Linkoping University, Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning, Swedish Institute for Disability Research, Sweden
    BMC Med 8:82. 2010
    Internet-administered cognitive behavior therapy is a promising new way to deliver psychological treatment...
  43. pmc Long-term weight loss maintenance in the United States
    J L Kraschnewski
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 34:1644-54. 2010
    ..Although the rise in overweight and obesity in the United States is well documented, long-term weight loss maintenance (LTWLM) has been minimally explored...
  44. ncbi Psychosocial treatments of psychological symptoms in dementia: a systematic review of reports meeting quality standards
    Daniel W O'Connor
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Int Psychogeriatr 21:241-51. 2009
    ..This paper provides a systematic review of selected experimental studies of the effectiveness of psychosocial treatments in reducing psychological symptoms in dementia (e.g. anxiety, depression, irritability and social withdrawal)...
  45. pmc A review of efficacious technology-based weight-loss interventions: five key components
    Anna Khaylis
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California 94305, USA
    Telemed J E Health 16:931-8. 2010
    ..The purpose of this article was to qualitatively review studies that used technology-based interventions for weight loss and to identify specific components of these interventions that are effective in facilitating weight loss...
  46. ncbi Efficacy of behavioural interventions in managing atypical antipsychotic weight gain
    J M Gabriele
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Obes Rev 10:442-55. 2009
    ..This information will be useful in determining what types of interventions are both effective and practical for delivery in health care or community mental health settings...
  47. ncbi Childhood obesity treatment: targeting parents exclusively v. parents and children
    Moria Golan
    School of Nutritional Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot, Israel
    Br J Nutr 95:1008-15. 2006
    ..These results suggest that omitting the obese child from active participation in the health-centred programme may be beneficial for weight loss and for the promotion of a healthy lifestyle among obese children...
  48. ncbi Evidence-based guidelines for the pharmacological treatment of anxiety disorders: recommendations from the British Association for Psychopharmacology
    David S Baldwin
    Division of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    J Psychopharmacol 19:567-96. 2005
    ..The guidelines cover the diagnosis of anxiety disorders and key steps in clinical management, including acute treatment, relapse prevention and approaches for patients who do not respond to first-line treatments...
  49. ncbi Weight loss interventions in young people (18 to 25 year olds): a systematic review
    A S Poobalan
    Section of Population Health, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Obes Rev 11:580-92. 2010
    ..Further research to understand attitudes towards healthy lifestyle and preferences of interventions is needed to develop suitable interventions for this vulnerable age group...
  50. ncbi Outcome of comprehensive psycho-educational interventions for young children with autism
    Svein Eikeseth
    Akershus University College, Lillestrom, Norway
    Res Dev Disabil 30:158-78. 2009
    ..Based on the available evidence, treatment recommendations are made and practice parameters are suggested...
  51. pmc Comparing two web-based smoking cessation programs: randomized controlled trial
    H Garth McKay
    Oregon Research Institute, 1715 Franklin Boulevard, Eugene, OR 97403, USA
    J Med Internet Res 10:e40. 2008
    ..To date, the relatively few controlled trials of Web-based smoking cessation programs have been limited by short follow-up intervals...
  52. ncbi Psychosocial treatments of behavior symptoms in dementia: a systematic review of reports meeting quality standards
    Daniel W O'Connor
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Int Psychogeriatr 21:225-40. 2009
    ..Psychosocial treatments are defined here as strategies derived from one of three psychologically oriented paradigms (learning theory, unmet needs and altered stress thresholds)...
  53. pmc Family-based treatment of severe pediatric obesity: randomized, controlled trial
    Melissa A Kalarchian
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Pediatrics 124:1060-8. 2009
    ..We evaluated the efficacy of family-based, behavioral weight control in the management of severe pediatric obesity...
  54. ncbi Promoting physical activity for older adults: the challenges for changing behavior
    Lawrence R Brawley
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Prev Med 25:172-83. 2003
    ..The final challenge proposed is research to examine viable ways of linking these interventions to population-based health promotion activity programs...
  55. pmc Internet delivered behavioral obesity treatment
    Jean Harvey-Berino
    University of Vermont, Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    Prev Med 51:123-8. 2010
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of an Internet behavioral weight loss program; and determine if adding periodic in-person sessions to an Internet intervention improves outcomes...
  56. ncbi Patient education and provider decision support to control blood pressure in primary care: a cluster randomized trial
    Hayden B Bosworth
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham VAMC, NC 27705, USA
    Am Heart J 157:450-6. 2009
    ..Less than one third of the 65 million Americans with hypertension have adequate blood pressure (BP) control. This study examined the effectiveness of 2 interventions for improving patient BP control...
  57. ncbi Behavior therapy for obesity: where are we now?
    David B Sarwer
    Department of Psychiatry, Center for Weight and Eating Disorders, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes 16:347-52. 2009
    ..To describe the short-term and long-term results of lifestyle modification for obesity...
  58. pmc Cost-effectiveness of lifestyle modification in diabetic patients
    Monique A M Jacobs-van der Bruggen
    Centre for Prevention and Health Services Research, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Diabetes Care 32:1453-8. 2009
    ..Future research should be focused on long-term effectiveness and multiple treatment strategies should be compared to determine incremental costs and benefits of one over the other...
  59. ncbi Musculoskeletal pain in the obese: a comparison with a general population and long-term changes after conventional and surgical obesity treatment
    Markku Peltonen
    Department of Body Composition and Metabolism, Vita stråket 15, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, SE 413 45 Gothenburg, Sweden
    Pain 104:549-57. 2003
    ..Surgical obesity treatment reduces the long-term risk of developing work-restricting musculoskeletal pain and increases the likelihood of recovering from such pain...
  60. ncbi Effects of behavior therapy on regional cerebral blood flow in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Eriko Nakatani
    Department of Neuropsychiatry, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Maidashi, Higshi ku, 812 8582 Fukuoka, Japan
    Psychiatry Res 124:113-20. 2003
    ..neuroimaging studies have been performed on patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) undergoing behavior therapy, even though it is recognized to be an effective treatment for this disorder...
  61. pmc Optimizing personalized normative feedback: the use of gender-specific referents
    Melissa A Lewis
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Box 354694, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98105 6099, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 68:228-37. 2007
    ..The current research evaluated whether gender specificity of the normative referent employed in PNF related to intervention efficacy...
  62. ncbi Effect of a multifactorial intervention on mortality in type 2 diabetes
    Peter Gaede
    Steno Diabetes Center, Copenhagen, Denmark
    N Engl J Med 358:580-91. 2008
    ..We evaluated whether this approach would have an effect on the rates of death from any cause and from cardiovascular causes...
  63. ncbi Managing atypical antipsychotic-associated weight gain: 12-month data on a multimodal weight control program
    Matthew Menza
    Department of Psychiatry, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, D207A, 671 Hoes Lane, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 65:471-7. 2004
    ....
  64. pmc Design and methods for a randomized clinical trial treating comorbid obesity and major depressive disorder
    Kristin L Schneider
    Department of Medicine, Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA, USA
    BMC Psychiatry 8:77. 2008
    ..Treating depression directly prior to behavioral weight loss treatment might bolster weight loss outcomes in this population, but this has not yet been tested in a randomized clinical trial...
  65. ncbi Treatment of older adults with co-morbid personality disorder and depression: a dialectical behavior therapy approach
    Thomas R Lynch
    Cognitive Behavioral Research and Treatment Program, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center Duke University, Box 3026, 2213 Elba Street, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:131-43. 2007
    ..It has also been demonstrated that personality disorders in older adults complicate treatment of other psychopathology, as well as result in heightened interpersonal disturbance and emotional distress...
  66. pmc Behavioral transitions and weight change patterns within the PREMIER trial
    Jessica K Bartfield
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:1609-15. 2011
    ..Behaviors associated with short-term weight loss continue to be associated with long-term weight loss, albeit at lower frequencies. Minimizing the decline in these behaviors may be important in achieving long-term weight loss...
  67. pmc A randomized clinical trial of a peri-operative behavioral intervention to improve physical activity adherence and functional outcomes following total knee replacement
    Milagros C Rosal
    Department of Medicine, Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:226. 2011
    ..The increasing use of TKR in the aging US population makes it critical to find strategies that maximize functional outcomes...
  68. pmc An acceptance-based behavioral intervention for weight loss: a pilot study
    Heather M Niemeier
    University of Wisconsin Whitewater, Department of Psychology, 800 West Main Street, Whitewater, WI 53190, USA
    Behav Ther 43:427-35. 2012
    ..Further study with longer follow-up, a more diverse sample, and comparison to a standard behavioral program is clearly warranted...
  69. ncbi Does it matter who you see to help you stop smoking? Short-term quit rates across specialist stop smoking practitioners in England
    Leonie S Brose
    National Centre for Smoking Cessation and Training, University College London, London, UK
    Addiction 107:2029-36. 2012
    ..The aim of the present analysis was to examine how far short-term quit rates depend on the practitioner delivering the intervention after adjusting for potential confounding variables...
  70. ncbi Failure of extinction of fear responses in posttraumatic stress disorder: evidence from second-order conditioning
    Michele Wessa
    Department of Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Heidelberg, Central Institute of Mental Health, Square J 5, 68159 Mannheim, Germany
    Am J Psychiatry 164:1684-92. 2007
    ..The extinction of the traumatic response might be impeded if trauma reminders maintain fear responses by their association with the original trauma through second-order conditioning...
  71. pmc Behavior therapy for children with Tourette disorder: a randomized controlled trial
    John Piacentini
    UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, 760 Westwood Plaza, Room 68 251, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    JAMA 303:1929-37. 2010
    ..Antipsychotic medications, the first-line treatments for moderate to severe tics, are often associated with adverse effects. Behavioral interventions, although promising, have not been evaluated in large-scale controlled trials...
  72. pmc A population-based lifestyle intervention to promote healthy weight and physical activity in people with cardiac disease: the PANACHE (Physical Activity, Nutrition And Cardiac HEalth) study protocol
    Janice Sangster
    Health Promotion Service, South Eastern Sydney and Illawarra Area Health, NSW, Australia
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 10:17. 2010
    ..The cost-effectiveness and acceptability of the intervention to CR staff and participants will also be determined...
  73. ncbi Motivation and its relationship to adherence to self-monitoring and weight loss in a 16-week Internet behavioral weight loss intervention
    Kelly H Webber
    Department of Nutrition and Food Science, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 42:161-7. 2010
    ..To examine changes in motivation and the relationship of motivation to adherence to self-monitoring and weight loss in a 16-week Internet behavioral weight-loss intervention...
  74. ncbi The WORD (wholeness, oneness, righteousness, deliverance): a faith-based weight-loss program utilizing a community-based participatory research approach
    Karen Hye cheon Kim
    University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72205 6720, USA
    Health Educ Behav 35:634-50. 2008
    ..The mean weight loss of the treatment group was 3.60+/-0.64 lbs. compared to the 0.59+/-0.59-lb loss of the control group...
  75. ncbi Olanzapine plus dialectical behavior therapy for women with high irritability who meet criteria for borderline personality disorder: a double-blind, placebo-controlled pilot study
    Marsha M Linehan
    Department of Psychology, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 1525, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 69:999-1005. 2008
    This double-blind study examined whether olanzapine augments the efficacy of dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) in reducing anger and hostility in borderline personality disorder patients.
  76. ncbi The method of delivery of nutrition and physical activity information may play a role in eliciting behavior changes in adolescents
    Krista Casazza
    Florida International University, College of Health and Urban Affairs, Department of Dietetics and Nutrition, HLS 450, University Park, Miami, Florida 33199, USA
    Eat Behav 8:73-82. 2007
    ..This study was conducted to determine which health education delivery method would elicit a greater behavior change...
  77. ncbi Obesity interventions for people with a learning disability: an integrative literature review
    Annette Jinks
    Evidence based Practice Research Centre, Faculty of Health, Edge Hill University, UK
    J Adv Nurs 67:460-71. 2011
    ....
  78. ncbi Behavioral treatment of obesity
    Gary D Foster
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 82:230S-235S. 2005
    ..Future research might focus more on determining how these behavioral techniques can be best applied in a real-world setting...
  79. ncbi A meta-analysis of psycho-behavioral obesity interventions among US multiethnic and minority adults
    Dong Chul Seo
    Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    Prev Med 47:573-82. 2008
    ..The present review examines efficacious psycho-behavioral interventions in preventing weight gains or reducing weight among US multiethnic and minority adults as few studies were conducted to review such interventions to date...
  80. ncbi Dialectical behavior therapy for clients with binge-eating disorder or bulimia nervosa and borderline personality disorder
    Eunice Y Chen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 41:505-12. 2008
    This treatment development study provides summary data for standard Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) with minimal adaptation for 8 women with binge-eating disorder (BED) (5) or bulimia nervosa (BN) (3) and Borderline Personality ..
  81. ncbi Identifying evidence-based competences required to deliver behavioural support for smoking cessation
    Susan Michie
    NHS Centre for Smoking Cessation and Training, University College London, UK
    Ann Behav Med 41:59-70. 2011
    ..No systematic basis has yet been published for specifying competences needed to underpin behavioural support for smoking cessation...
  82. ncbi Specifying evidence-based behavior change techniques to aid smoking cessation in pregnancy
    Fabiana Lorencatto
    National Health Service Centre for Smoking Cessation and Training, University College London, 441a, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 7HB, UK
    Nicotine Tob Res 14:1019-26. 2012
    ..This study aimed to examine (a) which BCTs were included in effective behavioral support interventions for pregnant smokers (b) the prevalence of use of these BCTs by the English Stop Smoking Services (SSSs)...
  83. ncbi Effect of a consultation teaching behaviour modification on sleep performance in infants: a randomised controlled trial
    Brian G Symon
    University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 182:215-8. 2005
    ..To evaluate the effect of a behaviour modification program, taught to parents in a single visit to a trained nurse, in improving sleep performance in newborn infants, Australia...
  84. ncbi Motivational interviewing to improve adherence to a behavioral weight-control program for older obese women with NIDDM. A pilot study
    D E Smith
    Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Medicine, USA
    Diabetes Care 20:52-4. 1997
    ..The aim of this randomized pilot study was to examine whether the addition of motivational interviewing strategies to a behavioral obesity intervention enhances adherence and glucose control in older obese women with NIDDM...
  85. ncbi Family-based behavioural treatment of obesity: acceptability and effectiveness in the UK
    C Edwards
    Cancer Research Health Behaviour Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Eur J Clin Nutr 60:587-92. 2006
    ..To assess the acceptability and impact of family-based behavioural treatment (FBBT) for childhood obesity in a clinical setting in the UK...
  86. pmc Management of chronic tension-type headache with tricyclic antidepressant medication, stress management therapy, and their combination: a randomized controlled trial
    K A Holroyd
    Department of Psychology, Ohio University, Athens, OH, USA
    JAMA 285:2208-15. 2001
    ..Behavioral and pharmacological therapies each appear modestly effective, but data are lacking on their separate and combined effects...
  87. pmc Mechanisms of change in motivational interviewing: a review and preliminary evaluation of the evidence
    Timothy R Apodaca
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Addiction 104:705-15. 2009
    ..The primary question of interest was: which MI constructs and variables appear to be the most promising candidates for mechanisms of change?..
  88. ncbi The origins and current status of behavioral activation treatments for depression
    Sona Dimidjian
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado 80309, USA
    Annu Rev Clin Psychol 7:1-38. 2011
    ..We examine the diverse ways in which BA has been investigated over time and its emerging application to a broad range of populations and problems. We close with reflections on important directions for future inquiry...
  89. ncbi Long-term weight loss and weight-loss maintenance strategies
    S Rossner
    Obesity Unit, Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institutet HS, Stockholm, Sweden
    Obes Rev 9:624-30. 2008
    ..This is a standard treatment modality for diabetes but less common in obesity treatment...
  90. pmc Improving weight loss outcomes of community interventions by incorporating behavioral strategies
    Rena R Wing
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:2513-9. 2010
    ..We examined whether adding behavioral weight loss strategies could improve the outcomes of a community weight loss campaign...
  91. ncbi Acute and maintenance effects of non-pharmacologic interventions for antipsychotic associated weight gain and metabolic abnormalities: a meta-analytic comparison of randomized controlled trials
    Jacqueline Caemmerer
    Nathan S Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research, 140 Old Orangeburg Road, Orangeburg, NY 10962, USA
    Schizophr Res 140:159-68. 2012
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of non-pharmacological interventions for antipsychotic-associated weight gain...
  92. ncbi Effects of low-intensity behavioral treatment for children with autism and mental retardation
    Sigmund Eldevik
    Akershus University Hospital, Nordbyhagen, Norway
    J Autism Dev Disord 36:211-24. 2006
    ..However, gains were more modest than those reported in previous studies with children receiving more intensive behavioral treatment, and it is questionable whether they were clinically significant...
  93. ncbi Effects of atomoxetine with and without behavior therapy on the school and home functioning of children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    James G Waxmonsky
    University of Buffalo Center for Children and Families, 106 Diefendorf Hall, 3435 Main St, Bldg 20, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 71:1535-51. 2010
    To evaluate the effects of atomoxetine alone and in combination with behavior therapy on the school functioning of children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)...
  94. ncbi Treatment of adolescent overweight and obesity
    Margarita D Tsiros
    Nutritional Physiology Research Centre and ATN Centre for Metabolic Fitness, School of Health Sciences, University of South Australia, P O Box 2471, Adelaide, SA 5001, Australia
    Eur J Pediatr 167:9-16. 2008
    ....
  95. ncbi Comparison of techniques for self-monitoring eating and exercise behaviors on weight loss in a correspondence-based intervention
    Diane L Helsel
    Department of Sports Medicine and Nutrition, Physical Activity and Weight Management Research Center, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:1807-10. 2007
    ..These results may have implications for improving self-monitoring in overweight adults during periods of weight loss...
  96. ncbi Systematic review of psychological approaches to the management of neuropsychiatric symptoms of dementia
    Gill Livingston
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, Holborn Union Building, Archway Campus, Highgate Hill, London, UK, N19 5LW
    Am J Psychiatry 162:1996-2021. 2005
    ..The authors systematically reviewed the literature on psychological approaches to treating the neuropsychiatric symptoms of dementia...
  97. pmc Efficacy of an acceptance-based behavior therapy for generalized anxiety disorder: evaluation in a randomized controlled trial
    Lizabeth Roemer
    Department of Psychology, University of Massachusetts Boston, Boston, MA 02125, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 76:1083-9. 2008
    ..Clients were randomly assigned to immediate (n = 15) or delayed (n = 16) treatment. Acceptance-based behavior therapy led to statistically significant reductions in clinician-rated and self-reported GAD symptoms that were ..
  98. ncbi The stress and migraine interaction
    Khara M Sauro
    University of Calgary and Alberta Health Services, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Headache 49:1378-86. 2009
    ....
  99. ncbi Exploring the mechanisms of physical activity and dietary behavior change in the program x intervention for adolescents
    David R Lubans
    School of Education, Faculty of Education and Arts, University of Newcastle, Callaghan Campus, Callaghan, Newcastle, NSW 2308, Australia
    J Adolesc Health 47:83-91. 2010
    ..The objective of this investigation was to examine the mechanisms of physical activity and dietary behavior change in the Program X intervention...
  100. ncbi Behavioral medicine for migraine
    Dawn C Buse
    Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, NY, USA
    Neurol Clin 27:445-65. 2009
    ....
  101. ncbi Four-year follow-up of children and adolescents participating in an obesity intervention program
    T Reinehr
    Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, Vestische Kinderklinik Datteln, University of Witten Herdecke, Witten Herdecke, Germany
    Int J Obes (Lond) 31:1074-7. 2007
    ..Since obesity affects children's health and social integration, treatment concepts with long-term efficiency are necessary...

Research Grants85

  1. Inhibition of IkK to treat lethal Graft-vs.-Host Disease
    Patrick Flood; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Experiments are proposed in animal models to test the activity of the compound and if successful the long-term goal of this work is to take this compound in human clinical trials for the treatment of GVHD. ..
  2. Chronic kidney disease in survivors of hematopoietic cell transplant
    Sangeeta Hingorani; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..abstract_text> ..
  3. Th1/Th17 Macrophage Interactions in Cutaneous GVHD
    JONATHAN STUART SERODY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Furthermore, we will determine if blocking the function or migration of T cell subsets or particular populations of macrophages provides a new approach for the therapy of cutaneous acute and chronic GvHD. ..
  4. Effect of recipient age /graft vs host disease post BMT
    RAYMOND HUTCHISON; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..
  5. Blockade of NF-kappaB for Prevention/Treatment of GVHD
    Patrick Flood; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..If these phase I studies are successful, phase II studies will pave the way for clinical trials of this therapy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  6. Renal Failure in Non-Myeloablative Stem Cell Transplant
    Chirag Parikh; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  7. LIFESTYLE ACTIVITY FOR WEIGHT MANAGEMENT
    Thomas Wadden; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The predicted superiority of lifestyle activity is based on extensive pilot data and, if confirmed, should significantly improve the management of obesity and its associated health complications. ..
  8. Cognitive-Behavioral Treatments/Pathological Gambling
    Nancy Petry; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Patient characteristics that may be associated with outcomes will be evaluated, and a cost-effectiveness evaluation of the interventions also will be conducted. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  9. BEHAVIOR MODIFICATION AND PHARMACOTHERAPY FOR OBESITY
    Thomas Wadden; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..b>Behavior therapy facilitates adherence to exercise and medication recommendations, whereas pharmacotherapy, by reducing hunger ..
  10. Behavioral factors in the surgical treatment of obesity
    Thomas Wadden; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The study, by examining ghrelin and other appetite-related hormones, also will enhance knowledge of the regulation of body weight following GBP. ..
  11. DEVELOPMENT OF ALCOHOL USE AND ABUSE IN ADHD ADOLESCENTS
    Brooke Molina; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..g., alcohol expectancies, motives, peer substance use and attitudes, parental drinking, and family history of alcoholism). ..
  12. Training Therapists to Administer Contingency Management
    Nancy Petry; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Both short-term and long-term efficacy, as well as cost-effectiveness, will be evaluated when CM is administered by community-based therapists. ..
  13. Lower-Cost Contingency Management in a Group Setting
    Nancy Petry; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  14. Group-Based Contingency Management/Outpatient Treatment
    Nancy Petry; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..We will evaluate the cost-effectiveness of group-based CM by assessing receipt of psychosocial and medical services and criminal justice system involvement throughout the treatment and follow-up periods. ..
  15. Maximizing CBT's Efficacy with Medication & CM
    Kathleen Carroll; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Variables assessing theoretical mechanisms of action will be assessed monthly during treatment. ..
  16. PREVENTING DEPRESSION IN MACULAR DEGENERATION
    Barry Rovner; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Although depressive disorder is the primary outcome, we will also assess the impact of PST on levels of disability and vision-related quality of life. ..
  17. Modifying the home T.V. watching environment
    Leonard Epstein; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  18. Interactive Mature-Driver Safety and Decision Course
    BRIAN DANAHER; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The underlying theories for supporting behavior change are the Theory of Reasoned Action and Social Cognitive Theory. Phase I will target female mature-drivers and will be evaluated in a randomized trial. ..
  19. Food reinforcement-genotype interactions and eating
    Leonard H Epstein; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The findings are relevant to a greater understanding of behavioral and genetic factors related to obesity, as well as providing ideas that may be relevant for treatment interventions for those high in food reinforcement. ..
  20. Behavior Change: Reinforcemnt Schedule Effects
    John Roll; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Based on the widespread success of contingency management across many different applications, we believe that the results of the proposed study will have 9enerality beyond the field of substance abuse treatment. ..
  21. Human Methamphetamine Use: A Model
    John Roll; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Studies using laboratory models of human drug use can inform subsequent clinical trials and help to focus them on those variables which are likely to be important. ..
  22. EFFECTS OF CHANGING SEDENTARY BEHAVIOR IN OBESE CHILDREN
    Leonard Epstein; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Developing a better understanding of why obese youth increase physical activity or decrease energy intake when sedentary behaviors are reduced is important for the treatment of pediatric obesity. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  23. CBATD for Depressed Cancer Patients
    DEREK HOPKO; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  24. Contingency Management: Duration Effects
    John Roll; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This is timely, given the burgeoning rates of methamphetamine abuse being reported. ..
  25. A BEHAVIORAL ECONOMIC APPROACH TO CHILDHOOD OBESITY
    Leonard Epstein; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This study will yield important information on new ways to treat pediatric obesity, minimizing dietary restriction and maximizing children learning healthier eating habits. ..
  26. ADHERENCE TO IDDM REGIMEN IN URBAN YOUTH
    Deborah A Ellis; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..If successful, MST will provide immediate assistance to a vulnerable population at high risk for diabetes complications and reduced quality of life. ..
  27. Pregnancy Prevention Program for the Learning Disabled
    BRIAN DANAHER; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This product will be attractive to people with learning disabilities and anyone serving this population (e.g., parents, schools, training centers, vocational and residential services, public health clinics, and group homes). ..
  28. Habituation to food in children
    Leonard Epstein; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..These studies are designed to understand how individual differences in habituation may be an important factor that differentiates overweight and non-overweight youth. ..
  29. The Behavioral Treatment of Depressed Cancer Patients
    DEREK HOPKO; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  30. ADOLESCENT SMOKING CESSATION
    John Roll; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Secondarily, the proposed study will provide valuable information on the nicotine withdrawal syndrome in adolescents, a topic about which relatively little is known. ..
  31. Human Behavorial Pharmacology of GHB
    John Roll; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  32. Evaluation of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
    M Rosenthal; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..DBT, originally developed for chronically suicidal women with BPD, is a synthesis of behavior therapy strategies aimed at change and validation strategies aimed at acceptance, both held together by a set of ..
  33. Functional Skills Training For Late Life Schizophrenia
    Thomas Patterson; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Data will allow us to determine short-term effects of our intervention, effectiveness of maintenance sessions, and post-intervention duration of treatment effects. ..
  34. Developing School Based Treatment of ADHD Adolescents
    Steven Evans; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The results of this study will provide effect size data needed to project sample size for our clinical trial as well as generate hypotheses regarding treatment moderators and mediators. ..
  35. Improving Mental Health Outcomes of Child Brain Injury
    Shari L Wade; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Findings will shed light on treatment processes and mechanisms by identifying factors that mediate and moderate treatment response. ..
  36. Improving Self-Monitoring in Weight Loss with Technology
    Lora E Burke; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Subjects will complete assessments at baseline, 6, 12, 18, and 24 months. This innovative study will provide information on the efficacy of combining technological advances with proven behavioral strategies. ..
  37. Developing Computer Based Treatments for Addiction
    M Rosenthal; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Assessment measures will be collected at baseline, post-treatment, and 6-month follow-up. Results from this Stage la/b study will be used to direct the implementation of a future Stage 2 efficacy trial. ..
  38. Long-term changes in weight and adipokines and the associations with genetic vari
    Lora E Burke; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The proposed study and mentoring strategies will be placed in the context of an area of NINR emphasis - promoting health and preventing disease as it addresses a highly prevalent chronic disorder - overweight and obesity. ..
  39. Component Analysis of Motivational Interviewing
    Jon Morgenstern; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..If its aims are achieved, it will strengthen the efficacy of MI, which can be utilized and implemented in a variety of health\settings. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  40. Maintenance in Multiple Behaviors with Emphasis on Aging
    JAMES PROCHASKA; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Given increasing risks of developing diseases related to these behaviors, this research has special relevance for prevention and management of chronic diseases in older adults. ..
  41. Changes in sexual function following bariatric surgery
    DAVID SARWER; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The proposed study is innovative, as it will provide new and important information on the long-term effects of bariatric surgery on these important areas of quality of life. ..
  42. Cognitive Behavioral Stress Management for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    Michael Antoni; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  43. Online Training in the Principles and Procedures of Exposure Therapies
    LINDA DIMEFF; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  44. FACILITATING POSITIVE ADAPTATION TO BREAST CANCER
    MICHAEL HOWARD ANTONI; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  45. Naltrexone and CBT for problem drinking
    Jon Morgenstern; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..interventions focused on moderation of drinking rather than abstinence;however moderation-oriented cognitive-behavior therapy (CBT) is limited in that success depends on the successful implementation of new coping strategies for urges ..
  46. Intervention for Female Workers in Mexico
    Thomas Patterson; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Subgroup differences in the effectiveness of the intervention based on social, contextual, and interpersonal factors will be explored. ..
  47. Sensible Treatment of Obesity in Rural Youth- STORY
    David Janicke; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Findings will provide critical information for planning the R18 RCT. ..
  48. Interventions for Welfare Clients with AOD Disorders
    Jon Morgenstern; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Funding for the usual care group and all case management has already been provided for by Human Resources Administration (HRA). ..
  49. Computer Training in DBT-S Skills for BPD Drug Abusers
    LINDA DIMEFF; Fiscal Year: 2005
    Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Substance Abusers (DBT-S) is a comprehensive psychosocial treatment, efficacious for substance-dependent individuals with borderline personality disorder (BPD)...
  50. TREATMENT OF ELDERLY DEPRESSION WITH AXIS II COMORBIDITY
    Thomas Lynch; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..of the project are to (1) to determine whether a combination of a cognitive-behavioral treatment (Dialectical Behavior Therapy; DBT-D) and antidepressant medication will augment treatment response among elderly depressed individuals ..
  51. Obesity, Body Image and Weight Maintenance
    DAVID SARWER; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..These studies have been selected to further develop my knowledge of the treatment of obesity, and the training program has been designed to facilitate my development as an independent investigator in the field of obesity. ..
  52. Postoperative dietary counseling after bariatric surgery
    DAVID SARWER; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Results of this study could have a significant impact on the postoperative care of these individuals. ..
  53. BEHAVIORAL INTERVENTION FOR DEPRESSION IN NURSING HOMES
    Suzanne Meeks; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The end-product of the work will be a standardized treatment protocol ready for formal multi-site intervention trials. ..
  54. Obesity as a Risk Factor for Adolescent Psychopathology
    Kerri Boutelle; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The overall purpose of these analyses is to evaluate the weight-related etiological risk factors for psychopathology, and to identify intervention opportunities to prevent the development of psychopathology in adolescents. ..
  55. BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE APPROACHES TO PEDIATRIC ACUTE PAIN
    KEITH SLIFER; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  56. PARTNER ASSISTED INTERVENTIONS FOR PREGNANT SMOKERS
    Kathryn Pollak; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The primary outcomes of interest will be rates of smoking cessation among pregnant women and levels of perceived partner support for cessation at all follow-ups. ..
  57. Club Drug Use and Risky Behaviors Among Men
    Jon Morgenstern; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Participants will be recruited through active and passive recruitment strategies from a variety of community-based venues in New York City. ..
  58. TREATMENT PREFERENCE AND VEGETARIAN DIET IN WEIGHT LOSS
    Lora Burke; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Additionally, the study will provide information on the role of treatment preference, its effect on behavioral and clinical outcomes, and participants' characteristics by treatment preference. ..
  59. COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL RISK REDUCTION TREATMENT
    Jon Morgenstern; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The primary outcomes measured will be: the number of unprotected anal intercourse acts with a partner of positive or unknown HIV status and the number of drinks per possible drinking day. ..
  60. INTENSIVE THERAPY FOR IDDM IN YOUTH--OUTCOME PREDICTIONS
    Tim Wysocki; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The study will specify behavioral and psychological factors that mediate IT and UC response, promoting the development of interventions targeting these mechanisms and of well validated protocols for the selection of patients for IT. ..
  61. Parental Influences on Peer Socialization Among Children with ADHD
    AMORI MIKAMI; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  62. Predicting Positive Outcomes Among Peer-Rejected Girls
    AMORI MIKAMI; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The overall goal is to uncover mediators and moderators of psychopathology among peer-rejected children, towards the end of contributing to interventions for this group at risk for negative outcomes. ..
  63. Prevention of Weight Gain in Young Adults
    Rena Wing; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This approach shows promise for reducing weight gain and thereby improving long-term cardiovascular health. (End of Abstract) ..
  64. DIETARY INTERVENTION METHODS FOR CLINICAL TRIALS
    Rena Wing; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..If effective, the intervention methodologies can be adapted to clinical settings. Use of social support partners may also increase the population outreach of behavioral weight control programs. ..
  65. COMPUTER INTERVENTION FOR PREVENTION OF WEIGHT REGAIN
    Rena Wing; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  66. Prevention of Postpartum Weight Retention
    Rena Wing; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  67. PRIDE: Program to Reduce Incontinence by Diet & Exercise
    Rena Wing; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..If effective in womenwith incontinence, the methods and strategies of this innovative motivationally-focusedmaintenance intervention can beexamined n other obese populations. ..
  68. Long-Term Weight Loss Maintenance
    Rena Wing; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Such information is important for providing an accurate picture to those individuals seeking to lose weight of what it takes to be a successful weight loss maintainer. ..
  69. Sleep Disturbances in People with Cancer and Caregivers
    Ann Berger; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  70. Fatigue & Breast Cancer-A Behavioral Sleep Intervention
    Ann Berger; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Statistical analyses include RM-ANOVA, generalized estimation equation methodology and multiple regression analysis. Results may inform development of clinical guidelines for fatigue management during adjuvant CT. ..
  71. BEAUMONT/FORD INTERSTITIAL CYSTITIS CLINICAL CENTER
    Ananias Diokno; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The combination therapy will also potentially reduce the dos of BCG, which will lower the cost and decrease the potential morbidity of this treatment program. ..
  72. Acceptability of pharmacologic treatment for methamphetamine dependence among MSM
    Grant Colfax; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  73. MENOPAUSE EFFECT ON OBESITY, ENERGY BALANCE AND INSULIN
    Steven Smith; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  74. HIV Related Stigma among Service Providers in China
    Li Li; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..These data will prepare the team to conduct a randomized controlled trial across different levels of health care providers in China. ..
  75. SHAPING COGNITIVE REPRESENTATIONS FOR HYPERTENSIVE WOMEN
    Margaret Scisney Matlock; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Data will be analyzed using repeated measures ANOVA. Descriptive, parametric and non- parametric statistical procedures will be used to analyze the results and research hypothesis. ..
  76. MOTIVATIONAL INTERVIEWS FOR INCARCERATED TEENS
    Lynda Stein; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The development of effective interventions for substance using juvenile offenders has the potential to reduce substance abuse and crime in this population. ..
  77. Effect of Mood on Impulsivity Among Adolescent Smokers
    Chad Gwaltney; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The long-term objective of this research is to improve adolescent smoking prevention and cessation efforts by gaining a better understanding of the mechanisms leading to smoking in this population. ..
  78. Desistance versus persistence in antisocial behavior
    Rolf Loeber; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..In addition, we will explore whether resistors are able to function as well adjusted adults, free from significant mental health problems (e.g., antisocial personality disorder, substance abuse, depression). [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  79. PRECURSORS TO ANTISOCIAL PERSONALITY AND VIOLENCE
    Rolf Loeber; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  80. Three Methods for Costing Methadone Treatment Services
    GARY ZARKIN; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  81. ACCISS: Activating Collaborative CIS Support Services
    Bonnie Spring; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The study examines the impact on medical follow-up and provider-patient communication. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  82. BCT for Drug Abuse: A Group Therapy Approach
    William Fals Stewart; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..If the objectives of the proposed study are met, an efficacious variant of BCT would be available that community-based treatment programs could provide using a comparatively efficient delivery format. ..
  83. Pharmacogenetics in Tourette Syndrom
    Harvey Singer; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The identification of genetic polymorphisms that are associated with clinical disease or treatment success, has obvious benefits. ..