PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

2020

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. (in press). Disseminating cognitive-behavioral therapy for OCD: Comparing in person vs. online training modalities. Journal of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders.

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

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.