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Elizabeth Turk-Karan

Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
Counseling Psychologist, Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Director of Practicum Training, Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Department: Psychiatry

Contact information
3535 Market Street
Suite 600
Philadelphia, PA 19104
B.A. (Psychology)
University of Pennsylvania, 1987.
M.S. (Clinical Psychology)
Rutgers University, 1990.
Ph.D. (Clinical Psychology)
Rutgers University, 1993.
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Selected Publications

Simpson HB, Foa EB, Wheaton MG, Gallagher T, Gershkovich M, Schmidt AB, Huppert JD, Campeas RB, Imms PA, Cahill SP, DiChiara C, Tsao SD, Puliafico AC, Chazin D, Asnaani A, Moore K, Tyler J, Steinman SA, Sanchez-LaCay A, Capaldi S, Snorrason I, Turk-Karan E, Vermes D, Kalanthroff E, Pinto A, Hahn CG, Xu B, Van Meter PE, Katechis M, Scodes J, Wang Y.: Maximizing remission from cognitive-behavioral therapy in medicated adults with obsessive-compulsive disorder. Behav Res Ther 143(103890), Aug 2021.

Kaczkurkin AN, Tyler J, Turk-Karan E, Belli G, Asnaani A.: The Association between Insomnia and Anxiety Symptoms in a Naturalistic Anxiety Treatment Setting. Behav Sleep Med 19(1): 110-125, Jan-Feb 2021.

Asnaani A, Benhamou K, Kaczkurkin AN, Turk-Karan E, Foa EB.: Beyond the Constraints of an RCT: Naturalistic Treatment Outcomes for Anxiety-Related Disorders. Behav Ther 51(3): 434-446, May 2020.

Jason Duncan (interviewer): "Dr. Elizabeth Turk-Karan on exposure therapy for anxiety" Sanity (a podcast) 2020.

Turk-Karan, E.: Can anyone get post-traumatic stress disorder. Philly.com/The Philadelphia Inquirer July 2016.

Turk-Karan, E.: Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder is not simply being neat. Philly.com/The Philadelphia Inquirer October 2015.

Turk, E., Bry, B.H.: The contribution of mothers' and fathers' explanatory styles to adolescents' explanatory styles. Cognitive Therapy and Research 16: 349-357, 1992.

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