Department of Psychiatry
Penn Behavioral Health

Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety

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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Cahill, S. P., Foa, E. B., Hembree, E. A., Marshall, R. D., & Nacash, N. (2006). Dissemination of exposure therapy in the treatment of PTSD. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 19, 5, 597-610.  [pdf]

Cahill, S. P., & Foa, E. B. (2007) Psychological theories of posttraumatic stress disorder. In M. J. Friedman, T. M. Keane, & P. A. Resick (Eds.), PTSD: Science and practice - A comprehensive handbook. New York: Guilford.

Rothbaum, B.O., Cahill, S.P., Foa, E.B., Davidson, J.R.T., Compton, J., Connor, K., Astin, M., & Hahn, C. (2006). Augmentation of sertraline with prolonged exposure in the treatment of PTSD. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 19, 625-628. [pdf]

Nacasch, N., Foa, E.B., Fostick, L., Polliack, M., Dinstein, Y., Tzur, D., Levy, P., & Zohar, J. (2007) Prolonged exposure therapy for chronic combat-related PTSD: a case report of five Veterans. CNS Spectrum, Vol. 12, 9, 690-695.

Riggs, D.S. & Foa, E.B. (2007). Treatment for comorbid posttraumatic stress disorder and substance use disorders. In S. Stewart and P. Conrod (Eds.) Comorbid anxiety and substance use disorders: Theoretcal and treatment issues. New York: Springer.

Tolin, D. F. & Foa, E. B. (2006). Sex differences in posttraumatic stress disorder: A quantitative review of 25 years of research. Psychological Bulletin, 132, 6, 959-992.

Van Minnen, A., & Foa, E.B. (2006) The Effect of Imaginal Exposure Length on Outcome of Treatment for PTSD. Journal of Traumatic Stress,19, 4, 1-12.



Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Abramowitz JS, Foa EB, Franklin M. (2003). Exposure and ritual prevention for obsessive-compulsive disorder: effects of intensive versus twice-weekly sessions. J Consult Clin Psychol; 71: 394-398. [pdf]

Foa, E. B.,  Liebowitz, M. R., Kozak, M. J., Davies, S., Campeas, R., Franklin, M. E., Huppert, J. D., Kjernisted, K., Rowan, V.,  Schmidt, A. B., Simpson, H. B., Tu, X. Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial of Exposure and Ritual Prevention, Clomipramine, and Their Combination in the Treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. American Journal of Psychiatry 2005; 162(1): 151-161. [pdf]

Franklin ME, Abramowitz JS, Bux DA Jr, Zoellner LA, Feeny NC. (2002). Cognitive-behavioral therapy with and without medication in the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder. Prof Psychol Res Pr; 33:162-168. [pdf]

Hembree EA, Riggs DS, Kozak MJ, Franklin ME, Foa EB. (2003). Longterm efficacy of exposure and ritual prevention therapy and serotonergic medications for obsessive-compulsive disorder. CNS Spectrum; 8:363-371, 381. [pdf]

Simpson HB, Foa EB, Liebowitz MR, et al. (2008). A Randomized Controlled Trial of CBT for Augmenting Pharmacotherapy in OCD, Am J Psychiatry in Advance, 1-10. [pdf]


Pediatric OCD

Freeman, J. B., Choate-Summers, M. L., Moore, P. S., Garcia, A. M., Sapyta, J. J., Leonard, H. L., & Franklin, M. E.(2007). Cognitive behavioral treatment of young children with obsessive compulsive disorder. Biological Psychiatry, 61, 337-343.Click Here to View PDF

March, J. S., Franklin, M. E., Leonard, H., Garcia, A., Moore, P., Freeman, J., & Foa, E. B. (2007). Tics moderate the treatment outcome with sertraline but not CBT in pediatric OCD. Biological Psychiatry, 61, 344-347.Click Here to View PDF


Keuthen, N. J., Flessner, C. A., Woods, D. W., Franklin, M. E., Stein, D. J., Cashin, S. E., & The Trichotillomania Learning Center Scientific Advisory Board (2007). Factor analysis of the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Hairpulling Scale. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 62, 707-709.Click Here to View PDF

Flessner, C., A., Woods, D. W., Franklin, M. E., Keuthen, N. J., Piacentini, J. C., Cashin, S. E., Moore, P. S., & The Trichotillomania Learning Center Scientific Advisory Board (2007). The Milwaukee Inventory for Styles of Trichotillomania-Child Version (MIST-C): The assessment of pulling subtypes in children and adolescents. Behavior Modification.Click Here to View PDF

Flessner, C., A., Woods, D. W., Franklin, M. E., Keuthen, N. J., Cashin, S. E. (2008). The Milwaukee Inventory for Subtypes of Trichotillomania-Adult Version (MIST-A): Development of an Instrument for the Assessment of “Focused” and “Automatic” Hair Pulling. J Psychopathol Behav Assess, 30:20-30.Click Here to View PDF

Hajcak, G., Franklin, M. E., Simons, R. F., & Keuthen, N. J. (2006). Hairpulling and skin picking in a large college sample: Prevalence and relationship to affective distress and obsessive-compulsive symptoms. Journal of Psychopathology & Behavioral Assessment, 28, 179-187.Click Here to View PDF

Woods, D., Flessner, C., Franklin, M., Keuthen, N., Goodwin, R., Stein, D., Walther, M., & Trichotillomania Scientific Advisory Board (2006). The Trichotillomania Impact Project (TIP): Exploring phenomenology, functional impairment, and treatment utilization. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 67, 1877-1888.Click Here to View PDF

Woods, D. W., Flessner, C. A., Franklin, M. E., Wetterneck, C. T. Walther, M., Anderson, E., & Cardona, D. (2006). Understanding and treating trichotillomania: What we know and what we don’t know. Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 29, 487-501.Click Here to View PDF

Body Dysmorphic Disorder

Creland, C. E., Franklin, M. E., & Sarwer, D. B. (2006). Body dysmorphic disorder and cosmetic surgery. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 118, 167e.Click Here to View PDF

Tolin, D. F., Franklin, M. E., Diefenbach, G. J., Anderson, E. and Meunier, S. A. (2007) Pediatric Trichotillomania: Descriptive Psychopathology and an Open Trial of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, 36:3, 129-144.Click Here to View PDF