PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

2021

 

Berman, N. C., Hezel, D., & Wilhelm, S. (2021). Is my patient too sad to approach their fear? Depression severity and imaginal exposure outcomes for patients with OCD. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 70, 101615.

2020

Berman, N. C., Hayaki, J., & Szkutak, A. (2020). Emotion generation and regulation following an intrusion induction: Implications for taboo or autogenous obsessions. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 69, 101593.

 

Berman, N. C., Gallegos-Guarjardo, J., Reuman, L., Ramirez, M., Valdez, G., & Abramowitz, J. (2020). Cross-cultural differences in obsessive-compulsive symptom dimensions across young adults in Mexico and USA. Mental Health, Religion, and Culture. Advanced Online Publication.

Olivares-Mora, R., Berman, N. C., Fisak, B., Ruvalcaba-Romero, N., & Gallegos-Guajardo, J. (2020). Validation of the interpretation of intrusions inventory (III - 31) for the Mexican population: Cross-cultural discrepancies. Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy, 34(1), 47-57.

2019

 

Jacoby, R., Berman, N. C., Reese, H., Shin, J., Sprich, S., Szymanski, J., Pollard, A., & Wilhelm, S. (2019). Disseminating cognitive-behavioral therapy for OCD: Comparing in person vs. online training modalities. Journal of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders, 23, 100485.

 

Castillo-Huerta, P., Ruvalcaba-Romero, N., Fisak, B., Berman, N. C., & Gallegos-Guajardo, J. (2019). Validation of the cognitive emotion regulation questionnaire short version (CERQ-VC) for the Mexican population. Journal of Psychology and Education (Revista Intercontinental de Psicología y Educación), 21(1), 57-82.

Berman, N. C., Summers, B., Weingarden, H., & Wilhelm, S. (2019). Positive affect and imaginal exposure processes in patients with taboo obsessions. Journal of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders, 23, 100474.

Berman, N. C. (2019). Treating taboo or forbidden thoughts: Integrating mindfulness, acceptance and emotion regulation into an exposure-based intervention. Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy, 33(3), 196-212. 

Berman, N. C., Weingarden, H., & Wilhelm, S. (2019). Symptom-specific threat perception mediates the relationship between obsessive beliefs and OCD symptoms. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 43(4), 705-712.

 

Trevino de la Garza, B., Berman, N. C., Fisak, B., Ruvalcaba-Romero, N., & Gallegos-Guajardo, J. (2019). Validation of the dimensional obsessive-compulsive scale for the mexican population. Journal of Obsessive and Compulsive Related Disorders, 21, 13-17. 

 

Williams, K., Shorser-Gentile, L., Sarvode, S., Berman, N. C., Pasternack, M., Geller, D., & Walter, J. (2019). Immunoglobulin A dysgammaglobulinemia is associated with pediatric-onset obsessive compulsive disorder. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology, 29(4), 268-275. 

2018

Berman, N. C., Shaw, A., & Wilhelm, S. (2018). Emotion regulation in patients with obsessive compulsive disorder: Unique effects for those with “taboo thoughts.” Cognitive Therapy and Research, 42, 674-685.

Berman, N., Wilver, N., & Wilhelm, S. (2018). My child’s thoughts frighten me: Maladaptive effects associated with parents’ interpretation and management of children’s intrusive thoughts. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 61, 87-96.

 

Berman, N. C., Shaw, A. M., Curley, E. E., & Wilhelm, S. (2018). Emotion regulation and obsessive-compulsive phenomena in youth. Journal of Obsessive and Compulsive Related Disorders, 19, 44-49.

Wilhelm, S., Berman, N. C., Small, B., Porth, R., Geller, D., & Storch, E. (2018). D-cycloserine augmentation of cognitive behavior therapy for pediatric OCD: Predictors and moderators of outcome. Journal of Affective Disorders, 241, 454-460.

Berman, N. C., Jacoby, R. J., Sullivan, A., Hoepnner, S., Micco, J., & Wilhelm, S. (2018). Parent-level risk factors for children’s obsessive beliefs, interpretation biases, and obsessive-compulsive symptoms: A cross-sectional examination. Journal of Obsessive and Compulsive Related Disorders, 18, 8-17. 

Greenberg, J., Berman, N. C., Braddick, V., Schwartz, R., Mothi, S., Wilhelm, S., & Mothi, S. (2018). Treatment utilization and barriers to treatment engagement among individuals with olfactory reference syndrome (ORS). Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 105, 31-36. 

Fang, A., Berman, N. C., Chen, J., & Zakhary, L. (2018). Treating postpartum obsessive-compulsive disorder: Diagnostic and cultural considerations. Harvard Review of Psychiatry, 26(2), 82-29. 

2016

Henin, A., & Berman, N. C. (2016). The promise and peril of emerging adulthood. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 23(3), 263-269.  

Lizano, P., Popat-Jain, A., Scharf, J., Berman, N. C., Widge, A., Dougherty, D., & Eskandar, E. (2016). Treatment challenges in managing the comorbidity of obsessive-compulsive disorder and tourette’s disorder. Harvard Review of Psychiatry, 24(4), 294-301.

Berman, N. C., Tung, E., Matheny, N., Cohen, I. G., & Wilhelm, S. (2016). Clinical decision-making regarding suicide risk: Effect of patient and clinician age. Death Studies, 40(5), 269-274.

Reese, H. E., Pollard, A., Szymanski, J., Berman, N. C., Spigler, M., Crowe, K., Rosenfield, E., Keegan, M., & Wilhelm, S. (2016).  The behavior therapy training institute: Preliminary data on a model of therapist training. Journal of Obsessive and Compulsive Related Disorders, 8, 79-85.

2015

Berman, N. C., Sullivan, A., Wilhelm, S., & Cohen, I. G. (2015). Effect of a legal prime on clinicians’ assessment of suicide risk. Death Studies, 24, 1-7.

Jacoby, R., Berman, N. C., Graziano, R., & Abramowitz, J. S. (2015).  Examining attentional bias in scrupulosity: Null findings from the dot probe paradigm. Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy: An International Quarterly, 29(4), 302-314.  

Berman, N. C., Stark, A., Cooperman, A., Wilhelm, S., & Cohen, I. G. (2015). Effect of patient and therapist factors on suicide risk assessment. Death Studies, 39(7), 433-441. 

Berman, N. C., Fang, A., Hansen, N., & Wilhelm, S. (2015).  Essentials of exposure: Role of cognitive therapy techniques. Journal of Obsessive and Compulsive Related Disorders, 6, 158-166. 

Wilhelm, S., Berman, N. C., Keshaviah, A., Schwartz, R. & Steketee, G. (2015).  Mechanisms of change in cognitive therapy for obsessive compulsive disorder: Role of maladaptive beliefs and schemas. Behavior Research and Therapy, 65, 5-10. 

2014

Berman, N. C., Stark, A., Ramsey, K., Cooperman, A., & Abramowitz, J. S. (2014).  Prayer in response to negative intrusive thoughts: Closer examination of a religious neutralizing strategy.  Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy: An International Quarterly, 28(2), 87-100. 

2013

Wheaton, M. G., Berman, N. C., Fabricant, L. E., & Abramowitz, J. S. (2013). Differences in obsessive-compulsive symptoms and obsessive beliefs: A comparison between african americans, asian americans, latino americans, and caucasians. Cognitive Behavior Therapy, 42(1), 9-20.

 

Berman, N. C., Calkins, A., & Abramowitz, J. S. (2013). Longer-term effects of inducing harm related intrusions: Implications for research on obsessional phenomena. Journal of Obsessive and Compulsive Related Disorders, 2, 109-113. 

Calkins, A., Berman, N. C., & Wilhelm, S. (2013).  Recent advances in the research on cognition and emotion in OCD: A review.  Current Psychiatry Reports, 15, 357-364. 

Berman, N. C., Wheaton, M. G., & Abramowitz, J. S. (2013). Rigid rules of conduct and duty: Prediction of thought action fusion. Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy: An International Quarterly, 27(2), 1-13. 

Berman, N. C., Wheaton, M. G., & Abramowitz, J. S. (2013).  Childhood trauma and thought action fusion: A multi-method examination. Journal of Obsessive and Compulsive Related Disorders, 2, 43-47.  

2012

Wheaton, M. G., Fabricant, L. E., Berman, N. C., & Abramowitz, J. S. (2012). Experiential avoidance in individuals with hoarding disorder.  Cognitive Therapy and Research, 37, 779-785.

Berman, N. C., Wheaton, M. G., & Abramowitz, J. S. (2012).  The “arnold schwarzenegger effect”: Is strength of the “victim” related to misinterpretations of harm intrusions? Behavior Research and Therapy, 50, 761-766. 

Wheaton, M. G., Deacon, B., McGrath, P., Berman, N. C., Abramowitz, J. S. (2012). Dimensions of anxiety sensitivity in the anxiety disorders: Evaluation of the ASI-3. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 26, 401-408.  

Mahaffey, B., Wheaton, M. G., Fabricant, L., Berman, N. C., & Abramowitz, J. S. (2012). The contribution of experiential avoidance and social cognitions in the prediction of social anxiety. Behavioral and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 28, 1-14.  

Berman, N. C., Wheaton, M. G., Fabricant, L. E., & Abramowitz, J. S. (2012).  Prediction of mental pollution: Contribution of religion, parenting strategies, and trauma.  Journal of Obsessive and Compulsive Related Disorders, 1, 153-158.  

Wheaton, M. G., Abramowitz, J. S., Berman, N. C., Fabricant, L. E., & Olatunji, B. (2012). Psychological predictors of anxiety in response to H1N1 (swine flu) pandemic. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 36(3), 210-218. 

 

Wheaton, M. G., Mahaffey, B., Timpano, K., Berman, N. C., & Abramowitz, J. S. (2012). Relationship between anxiety sensitivity and OC spectrum symptom dimensions.  Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 43(3), 891-896.

2011

Berman, N. C., Wheaton, M. G., Fabricant, L., Jacobson, S., & Abramowitz, J. S. (2011).  The effect of familiarity on thought action fusion.  Behavior Research and Therapy, 49, 695-699. 

Wheaton, M. G., Abramowitz, J. S., Franklin, J. C., Berman, N. C., & Fabricant, L. E (2011). Experiential avoidance and saving cognitions in the prediction of hoarding symptoms. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 35(6), 511-516.

Berman, N. C., Abramowitz, J. S., Wheaton, M., Pardue, C., & Fabricant, L. (2011).  Development and evaluation of an in vivo behavioral paradigm for thought-action fusion.  Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy: An International Quarterly, 25(2), 155-164.  

2010

Wheaton, M. G., Berman, N. C., Franklin, J., & Abramowitz, J. S. (2010). Health anxiety: Latent structure and associations with anxiety-related psychological processes in a student sample. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 32(4), 565-574.  

Berman, N. C., & Abramowitz, J. S. (2010). Recent developments in the assessment and treatment of pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder. Child and Youth Care Forum, 39(2), 125-126.

Abramowitz, J. S., Deacon, B., Olatunji, B., Wheaton, M., Berman, N. C., Losardo, D., et al. (2010). Assessment of obsessive-compulsive symptom dimensions: Development and validation of the Dimensional Obsessive-Compulsive Scale. Psychological Assessment, 22(1), 180-198.

Berman, N. C., Abramowitz, J. S., Pardue, C., & Wheaton, M. G. (2010). The relationship between religion and thought-action fusion: Use of an in vivo paradigm.  Behavior Research and Therapy, 48, 670-674.

Wheaton. M. G., Abramowitz, J. S., Berman, N. C., Riemann, B., & Hale, L. (2010). Obsessive beliefs show specific relationships to dimensions of obsessive-compulsive disorder. Behavior Research and Therapy, 48, 949-954.

Wheaton, M. G., Berman, N. C., & Abramowitz, J. S. (2010). The contribution of experiential avoidance and anxiety sensitivity in the prediction of health anxiety. Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy: An International Quarterly, 24(1), 229-239.

Berman, N. C., Wheaton, M., McGrath, P., & Abramowitz, J. S. (2010). Predicting anxiety and worry: The role of experiential avoidance and anxiety sensitivity. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 24, 109-113.

2009

Garcia, A. M, Freeman, J. B., Himle, M. B., Berman, N. C., Ogata, A. K., Ng, J., Choate-Summers, M. L., & Leonard, H. (2009).  Phenomenology of early childhood onset obsessive compulsive disorder.  Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 31(2), 104-111.

Flessner, C., Berman, N. C., Garcia, A., Freeman, J. & Leonard, H. (2009). Symptom profiles in pediatric obsessive compulsive disorder: The effects of comorbid grooming behaviors.  Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 23(6), 753-759.