• Publications
  • Influence
A meta-analytic review of psychosocial interventions for substance use disorders.
OBJECTIVE Despite significant advances in psychosocial treatments for substance use disorders, the relative success of these approaches has not been well documented. In this meta-analysis, theExpand
  • 862
  • 40
Virtual reality exposure therapy for anxiety disorders: A meta-analysis.
There is now a substantial literature investigating virtual reality exposure therapy (VRET) as a viable treatment option for anxiety disorders. In this meta-analysis we provide effect size estimatesExpand
  • 547
  • 29
Exercise interventions for mental health: A quantitative and qualitative review
Associations between exercise and mental well-being have been documented repeatedly over the last two decades. More recently, there has been application of exercise interventions to clinicalExpand
  • 545
  • 21
A meta-analytic review of prolonged exposure for posttraumatic stress disorder.
Two decades of research demonstrate the efficacy of exposure therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The efficacy of prolonged exposure (PE), a specific exposure therapy program for PTSDExpand
  • 524
  • 19
  • PDF
A Meta-Analysis of the Efficacy of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Clinically Relevant Mental and Physical Health Problems
Background: The current study presents the results of a meta-analysis of 39 randomized controlled trials on the efficacy of acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), including 1,821 patients withExpand
  • 464
  • 18
  • PDF
Reducing anxiety sensitivity with exercise
Background: Exercise interventions repeatedly have been shown to be efficacious for the treatment of depression, and initial studies indicate similar efficacy for the treatment of anxiety conditions.Expand
  • 209
  • 18
LET'S GET PHYSICAL: A CONTEMPORARY REVIEW OF THE ANXIOLYTIC EFFECTS OF EXERCISE FOR ANXIETY AND ITS DISORDERS
Research over the past few decades has focused on the therapeutic effects of physical exercise among those affected by mood disorders. Only recently has attention turned to maladaptive and persistentExpand
  • 221
  • 14
Disentangling the effects of safety-behavior utilization and safety-behavior availability during exposure-based treatment: a placebo-controlled trial.
The primary aim of the current study was to further investigate the deleterious effects of safety-seeking behaviors on fear reduction by disentangling the effects of perceived availability ofExpand
  • 166
  • 14
  • PDF
Cognitive-behavioral therapy for obsessive-compulsive disorder: a meta-analysis of treatment outcome and moderators.
The present investigation employed meta-analysis to examine the efficacy of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) as well as potential moderators that may beExpand
  • 272
  • 13
Cognitive-behavioral therapy vs risperidone for augmenting serotonin reuptake inhibitors in obsessive-compulsive disorder: a randomized clinical trial.
IMPORTANCE Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is one of the world's most disabling illnesses according to the World Health Organization. Serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SRIs) are the only medicationsExpand
  • 147
  • 13
  • PDF