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Research and Services

The Child Study Center offers various assessment and treatment studies in which children and their families may participate.

 

Recent Publications

Booker, J., Dunsmore, J., Greene, R. W., & Ollendick, T.H. (2016).  Perceived parent-child relations, conduct problems, and clinical improvement following the treatment of oppositional defiant disorder. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 25, 1623-1632.

Capriola, N., Maddox, B. B., & White, S. W. (2016). No offense intended: Fear of negative evaluation in adolescents and adults with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.

Dunsmore, J. C., Booker, J., Ollendick, T. H., & Greene, R. W. (2016). Emotion socialization in the context of risk and psychopathology:  Maternal emotion coaching predicts better treatment outcomes for emotionally labile children with oppositional defiant disorder.  Social Development, 25, 8-26.

Halldorsdottir, T., & Ollendick, T. H. (2016). Long-Term outcomes of brief, intensive CBT for specific phobias: The negative impact of ADHD symptoms. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 84, 465-471. 

Jarrett, M. A., Wolff, J. C., Davis, T. E., Cowart, M. J., & Ollendick, T. H. (2016). Characteristics of children with ADHD and comorbid anxiety. Journal of Attention Disorders, 20, 636-644.   

Maddox, B. M., Miyazaki, Y., & White, S. W. (2016). Long-term effects of CBT on social impairment in adolescents with ASD. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. Advance online publication. doi:10.1007/s10803-016-2779-4

Maddox, B. M., Trubanova, A., & White, S. W. (2016). Untended wounds: Non-suicidal self-injury in adults with ASD. Autism. Advance online publication. doi:10.1177/1362361316644731

Miller-Slough, R. L., Dunsmore, J. C., Ollendick, T. H., & Greene, R.W. (2016). Parent-child synchrony in children with oppositional defiant disorder: Associations with treatment outcomes. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 25, 1880-1888.

Oar, E.L., Farrell, L.K., Waters, A.M., & Ollendick, T.H. (2016). Blood-Injection-Injury phobia and dog phobia in youth: Psychological characteristics and associated features in a clinical sample. Behavior Therapy, 47, 312-324.

Ollendick, T. H. (2016). A commentary on Cognitive Behavior Therapy: Where we have been, where we are, and where we need to go from here. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 23, 436-440.

Ollendick, T. H., Greene, R. W., Austin, K. E., Fraire, M. G., Halldorsdottir, T., Allen, K. B., Jarrett, M. A., Lewis, K. M., Whitmore, M. J., Cunningham, N. R., Noguchi, R. J. P., Canavera, K., & Wolff, J. C. (2016). Parent Management Training (PMT) and Collaborative & Proactive Solutions (CPS): A randomized control trial for oppositional youth.  Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 45, 591-604. 

Ollendick, T. H., Jarrett, M. A., White, B. A., White, S.W. & Grills, A.E. (2016). Primary vs. secondary diagnosis of generalized anxiety disorder: Is the distinction an important one? Child Psychiatry and Human Development, 47, 548-553.  

Ollendick, T. H., Jarrett, M. A., White, B. A., White, S. W., & Grills, A. E. (2016). Primary vs. secondary diagnosis of generalized anxiety disorder in youth: Is the distinction a meaningful one? Child Psychiatry and Human Development, 47, 548-553. doi: 10.1007/s10578-015-0588-1

Roberts, C., Farrell, L. J., Waters, A., Oar, E. L., & Ollendick, T. H.  (2016). Parents’ perceptions of novel treatments for child and adolescent phobic and anxiety disorders. Child Psychiatry and Human Development, 47, 459-471.  

Schry, A. R., Maddox, B. B., & White, S. W. (2016). Social anxiety and alcohol-related sexual victimization: A longitudinal pilot study of college women. Addictive Behaviors, 61, 117-120. doi: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2016.05.022

Schry, A. R., & White, S. W. (2016). Social anxiety and resistance techniques in risky sexual scenarios: A possible mechanism of increased risk for victimization. Personality and Individual Differences, 88, 242-246. doi: 10.1016/j.paid.2015.09.022

Seligman, L.D., Hovey, J.D., Hurtado, G., Swedish, E.F., Roley, M.E., Geers, A.L., Kene, P., Elhai, J., & Ollendick, T.H. (2016). Social cognitive correlates of attitudes toward empirically supported treatments. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 47, 215-223.

Trubanova, A., Coffman, M. C., Kim-Spoon, J., White, S. W., Richey, J. A., & Ollendick, T. H. (2016). Impaired fear recognition and social anxiety symptoms in adolescence. Journal of Child and Family Studies. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s10826-016-0491-9

White, S. W., Elias, R. E., Salinas, C. E., Capriola, N., Conner, C. M., Asselin, S. B., Miyazaki, Y., Mazefsky, C. A., Howlin, P., & Getzel, E. E. (2016). Students with autism spectrum disorder in college: Results from a preliminary mixed methods needs analysis. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 56, 29-40. doi: 10.1016/j.ridd.2016.05.010

White, S. W., Richey, J. A., Grecanin, D., Coffman, M., Elias, R., LaConte, S., & Ollendick, T. H. (2016). Psychosocial and computer-assisted intervention for college students with Autism Spectrum disorder: Preliminary support for feasibility. Education and Training in Autism and Developmental Disabilities, 51, 307-317.

White, S. W., Richey, J. A., Gracanin, D., Coffman, M., Elias, R., LaConte, S., & Ollendick, T. H. (2016). Psychosocial and computer-assisted intervention for college students with autism spectrum disorder. Education and Training in Autism and Developmental Disabilities, 51(3), 307-317.

Recent Conference Presentations

Allen, K. B., Allen, B., Ollendick, T.H., & Creswell, C. (March, 2016). The impact of age, child and maternal anxiety, and parenting on youth heart rate variability. Presented at the annual conference of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, Philadelphia, PA.

Capriola, N., Booker, J., & Ollendick, T. H. (March, 2016). Interactions between mothers and phobic children: Longitudinal influences among maternal overbearing and children’s temperamental fear. Presented at the annual conference of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, Philadelphia, PA.    

Ollendick, T. H. (March, 2016). Invited Discussant: Telehealth innovations for expanding the reach of services for child anxiety and depression.  Delivered at the annual conference of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, Philadelphia, PA.

Ollendick, T. H. (March, 2016). Invited Discussant: Neurobiology of the anxious family system: Novel neuroendocrinological findings from anxious children and their mothers.  Delivered at the annual conference of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, Philadelphia, PA.

Ryan, S. M., Capriola, N., Ollendick, T. H., & Ost, L.-G. (March, 2016). Are children’s catastrophic beliefs effectively modified by One Session Treatment of their specific phobias? Presented at the annual conference of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, Philadelphia, PA.

Conner, C., & White, S. W. (2016, April). Are executive functioning deficits associated with emotion dyregulation among adolescents and young adults with autism spectrum disorder? Poster accepted to be presented at the Anxiety and Depression Association of America. Philadelphia, PA.

Ollendick, T. H. (April, 2016). Invited Colloquium: Phobic and anxiety disorders in youth: New developments, new directions. Department of Psychology, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC.   

Ollendick, T. H. (April, 2016). Invited Colloquium: Cognitive behavioral treatment of Oppositional Defiant Disorder in youth: Predictors and moderators of change.  Department of Psychology, Universidad de Los Andes, Bogota, Colombia.

Ollendick, T. H. (April, 2016). Invited Workshop: Evidence-based treatments of anxiety disorders in youth: Principles and procedures of change. Department of Psychology, Universidad de Los Andes, Bogota, Colombia.

Salinas, C. E., & White, S. W. (2016, April). Discrepant parent-child report for internalizing disorders: The role of verbal ability for boys and girls. Poster accepted to be presented at the Anxiety and Depression Association of America. Philadelphia, PA.

Scalzo, G., Halliburton, A. E., Murphy, H. G., White, S. W., Ollendick, T. H., & Cooper. L. (2016,  April). Mother-child reporting discrepancies: A multi-method analysis. Poster presented at the Virginia Association for Psychological Science.

Conner, C. M., & White, S. W. (May, 2016). Mindfulness-based therapy for adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A pilot study. In C. M. Conner (chair), Behavioral Interventions for Adults with ASD. Panel conducted at the International Meeting for Autism Research, Baltimore, Maryland.

Maddox, B. B., Trubanova, A., & White, S. W. (2016, May). Untended wounds: The unexplored problem of non-suicidal self-injury in adults with ASD. Poster presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, Baltimore, MD.

Mazefsky, C. A., & White, S. W. (2016, May). The underlying structure of emotion regulation impairment in ASD. In Efforts Towards a More Cohesive Understanding of Anxiety in ASD: Correlates and Underlying Mechanisms. Presentation at the International Meeting for Autism Research, Baltimore, MD.

Patel, N., & White, S. W. (2016, May). Effects of gender differences on leadership confidence in men and women of STEM and non-STEM fields. Poster presented at the American Psychological Society. Chicago, IL.

Pugliese, C. E., Kenworthy, L., Wallace, G. L., Yerys, B. E., Maddox, B. B., White, S. W., Armour, A.C., Miller, J., Herrington, J.D., Schultz, R.T., Martin, A., and Anthony, L.G. (2016, May). Gender Differences on the Newly Proposed ADOS-2, Module 4 Algorithm in ASD without ID: A Multi-site Study. In A. Ratto (Chair), What is Different About Females with Autism: Where are We and Where do We Need to Go?. Panel conducted at the International Meeting for Autism Research, Baltimore, MD.

Ollendick, T. H. (June, 2016). Invited Discussant: New directions in treatment selection and adaptation. The Glandt Forum, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA  

Ollendick, T. H. (June, 2016). Invited Address: Transdiagnostic versus disorder-specific approaches to the treatment of anxiety disorders in youth. World Congress of Behavior and Cognitive Therapy Satellite Symposium. Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia.

Ollendick, T. H. (June, 2016). Invited Plenary Address: Children’s fears and phobias. Presented at the World Congress of Behavior and Cognitive Therapy, Melbourne, Australia.

Ollendick, T. H. (June, 2016). Invited Workshop: Intensive Treatment of specific phobias in youth. Presented at the World Congress of Behavior and Cognitive Therapy, Melbourne, Australia.

Ollendick, T. H. (June, 2016). Advances in the conceptualization and treatment of youth with Oppositional Defiant Disorder. Paper presented at the World Congress of Behavior and Cognitive Therapy, Melbourne, Australia.

Ollendick, T. H. (June, 2016). Invited Discussant: Low Intensity interventions for children with anxiety disorders: Outcomes, challenges, and future directions. Delivered at the World Congress of Behavior and Cognitive Therapy, Melbourne, Australia.

Ollendick, T. H. (June, 2016). Invited Discussant: The role of parents in the treatment of childhood anxiety disorders. The World Congress of Behavior and Cognitive Therapy, Melbourne, Australia.

Jarrett, M. A., Van Meter, A., Youngstrom, E. A., Hilton, D. C., & Ollendick, T. H. (August, 2016).  Evidence-based assessment of ADHD in youth using a receiver operating characteristic (ROC) approach. Paper presented in symposium at the 124th annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Denver, CO.

Clefberg, L, Larssona, K., Cederlunda, R., Reuterskiölda, L., Ollendick, T. H., & Öst, L-G. (September, 2016). Quality of life in children with social and specific phobia. Paper presented at the European Association of Behavior and Cognitive Therapies. Stockholm, Sweden.

Halldorsdottir, T., & Ollendick, T. H. (September, 2016). ADHD symptoms: Immediate and long-term effects on the treatment of specific phobias.   Paper presented at the European Association of Behavior and Cognitive Therapies. Stockholm, Sweden.

Oar, E. L., Farrell, L. J., Waters, A. M., & Ollendick, T. H. (September 2016). Blood, injury and injection phobia in children and adolescents: Clinical phenomenology and psychological characteristics. Paper presented at the European Association of Behavior and Cognitive Therapies. Stockholm, Sweden.

Ollendick, T. H. (September, 2016). Invited Keynote Address: Treatment of phobic and anxiety disorders in children and adolescents: Where to go from here? Presented at the Eighth Meeting of La Asociacion Psicologica Iberoamericana de Clinical y Salud. San Juan: Puerto Rico.

Ollendick, T. H. (September, 2016). Invited Workshop: Intensive treatment of specific phobias in youth: Principles and procedures. Presented at the Eighth Meeting of La Asociacion Psicologica Iberoamericana de Clinical y Salud. San Juan: Puerto Rico.

Conner, C. M., & White, S. W. (October, 2016). Mindfulness-based therapy in adults with ASD: Cognitive flexibility and improved emotion regulation. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. New York, NY.