Exposure Therapy (Links to Selected Publications)

Arnow, B. A., Taylor, C. B., Agras, W. S., & Telch, M. J. (1985). Enhancing agoraphobia treatment outcome by changing couple communication patterns. Behavior Therapy, 16, 452–467. doi:10.1016/S0005-7894(85)80024-1

Cougle, J. R., Wolitzky-Taylor, K. B., Lee, H.-J., & Telch, M. J. (2007). Mechanisms of change in ERP treatment of compulsive hand washing: does primary threat make a difference? Behaviour Research and Therapy, 45(7), 1449–1459. doi:10.1016/j.brat.2006.12.001

Kamphuis, J. H., & Telch, M. J. (2000). Effects of distraction and guided threat reappraisal on fear reduction during exposure-based treatments for specific fears. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 38(12), 1163–1181.

Margraf, J., Barlow, D. H., Clark, D. A., & Telch, M. J. (1993). Psychological treatment of panic: work in progress on outcome, active ingredients, and follow-up. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 31(1), 1–8.

Powers, M. B., Smits, J. A. J., Smits, J. A. J., & Telch, M. J. (2004). Disentangling the effects of safety-behavior utilization and safety-behavior availability during exposure-based treatment: a placebo-controlled trial., 72(3), 448–454. doi:10.1037/0022-006X.72.3.448

Powers, M. B., Smits, J. A. J., Whitley, D., Bystritsky, A., & Telch, M. J. (2008). The effect of attributional processes concerning medication taking on return of fear. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 76(3), 478–490. doi:10.1037/0022-006X.76.3.478

Rentz, T. O., Powers, M. B., Smits, J. A. J., Cougle, J. R., & Telch, M. J. (2003). Active-imaginal exposure: examination of a new behavioral treatment for cynophobia (dog phobia). Behaviour Research and Therapy, 41(11), 1337–1353.

Roth, W. T., Roth, W. T., Telch, M. J., & Agras, W. S. (1988). Autonomic changes after treatment of agoraphobia with panic attacks. Psychiatry Research, 24(1), 95–107.

Sloan, T., & Telch, M. J. (2002). The effects of safety-seeking behavior and guided threat reappraisal on fear reduction during exposure: an experimental investigation. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 40(3), 235–251.

Smits, J. A. J., Powers, M. B., Buxkamper, R., & Telch, M. J. (2006a). The efficacy of videotape feedback for enhancing the effects of exposure-based treatment for social anxiety disorder: a controlled investigation. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 44(12), 1773–1785. doi:10.1016/j.brat.2006.01.001

Smits, J. A. J., Powers, M. B., Cho, Y., & Telch, M. J. (2004). Mechanism of Change in Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment of Panic Disorder: Evidence for the Fear of Fear Mediational Hypothesis. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 72(4), 646–652. doi:10.1037/0022-006X.72.4.646

Smits, J. A. J., Rosenfield, D., McDonald, R., & Telch, M. J. (2006b). Cognitive mechanisms of social anxiety reduction: An examination of specificity and temporality. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 74(6), 1203–1212. doi:10.1037/0022-006X.74.6.1203

Smits, J. A. J., Rosenfield, D., Otto, M. W., Powers, M. B., Hofmann, S. G., Telch, M. J., et al. (2013). D-cycloserine enhancement of fear extinction is specific to successful exposure sessions: evidence from the treatment of height phobia. Biological Psychiatry, 73(11), 1054–1058. doi:10.1016/j.biopsych.2012.12.009

Smits, J. A. J., Telch, M. J., & Randall, P. K. (2002). An examination of the decline in fear and disgust during exposure-based treatment. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 40(11), 1243–1253.

Taylor, C. B., KING, R., Margraf, J., Ehlers, A., Telch, M. J., Roth, W. T., & Agras, W. S. (1989). Use of medication and in vivo exposure in volunteers for panic disorder research. The American Journal of Psychiatry, 146(11), 1423–1426.

Telch, M. J. (2004). Pushing the envelope for treatments of phobia. In M. Maj, H. S. Akiskal, J. J. Lopez-Ibor, & A. Okasha, Phobias (pp. 232–234). West Sussex. England: John Wiley & Sons.

Telch, M. J., & Lucas, R. A. (1994). Treatment of Panic Disorder: A Consensus Conference. In Treatment of Panic Disorder. American Psychiatric Pub.

Telch, M. J., Agras, W. S., Taylor, C. B., Roth, W. T., & Gallen, C. C. (1985). Combined pharmacological and behavioral treatment for agoraphobia. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 23(3), 325–335.

Telch, M. J., Bandura, A., Vinciguerra, P., Agras, A., & Stout, A. L. (1982). Social demand for consistency and congruence between self-efficacy and performance. Behavior Therapy. doi:10.1016/S0005-7894(82)80025-7

Telch, M. J., Bruchey, A. K., Rosenfield, D., Cobb, A. R., Smits, J. A. J., Smits, J., et al. (2014a). Effects of Post-Session Administration of Methylene Blue on Fear Extinction and Contextual Memory in Adults With Claustrophobia. The American Journal of Psychiatry. doi:10.1176/appi.ajp.2014.13101407

Telch, M. J., Lucas, J. A., Schmidt, N. B., Schmidt, N. B., Hanna, H. H., LaNae Jaimez, T., & Lucas, R. A. (1993). Group cognitive-behavioral treatment of panic disorder. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 31(3), 279–287.

Telch, M. J., Sloan, T., & Beckner, V. (1994a). Current Status of Combined Treatments: Implications for Prescription Authority. In S. C. Hayes & E. M. Heiby, Prescription Privileges for Psychologists A Critical Appraisal (pp. 163–198). Reno, Nevada.

Telch, M. J., Cobb, A.R., & Lancaster, C. L. (2014b). Exposure therapy. In P. M. G. Emmelkamp & E. Thomas, Handbook of Anxiety Disorders (Vol. 2, pp. 717–756). Chichester, UK: The Wiley Handbook of Anxiety …. doi:10.1002/9781118775349.ch35

Telch, M. J. & Lancaster, C. L. (2012). Is There Room for Safety Behaviors in Exposure Therapy for Anxiety Disorders? In P. Neudeck, P. & H. U. Wittchen, Exposure Therapy: Rethinking the Model-Refining the Method (pp. 313–334). Exposure Therapy. doi:10.1007/978-1-4614-3342-2_18

Telch, M. J., Valentiner, D. P., Ilai, D., Ilai, D., Young, P. R., Powers, M. B., & Smits, J. A. J. (2004). Fear activation and distraction during the emotional processing of claustrophobic fear. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 35(3), 219–232. doi:10.1016/j.jbtep.2004.03.004

Telch, M. J., Valentiner, D. P., Ilai, D., Petruzzi, D., & Hehmsoth, M. (2000). The facilitative effects of heart-rate feedback in the emotional processing of claustrophobic fear. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 38(4), 373–387.

Telch, M. J., Valentiner, D., & Bolte, M. C. (1994b). Proximity to safety and its effects on fear prediction bias. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 32(7), 747–751.

Telch, M. J., York, J., Lancaster, C. L., Monfils, M. H. (2017). Use of a Brief Fear Memory Reactivation Procedure for Enhancing Exposure Therapy. Clinical Psychological Science, 5(2), 367-378.  doi:10.1177/2167702617690151

Valentiner, D. P., Telch, M. J., & Petruzzi, D. C. (1996). Cognitive mechanisms in claustrophobia: an examination of Reiss and McNally“s expectancy model and Bandura”s self-efficacy theory. doi:10.1007/BF02227963

Valentiner, D. P., Telch, M. J., Ilai, D., & Hehmsoth, M. M. (1993). Claustrophobic fear behavior: A test of the expectancy model of fear. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 31(4), 395–402.

Wolitzky, K. B., & Telch, M. J. (2009). Augmenting in vivo exposure with fear antagonistic actions: a preliminary test. Behavior Therapy, 40(1), 57–71. doi:10.1016/j.beth.2007.12.006

Wolitzky-Taylor, K. B., & Telch, M. J. (2010). Efficacy of self-administered treatments for pathological academic worry: A randomized controlled trial. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 48(9), 840–850. doi:10.1016/j.brat.2010.03.019

Wolitzky-Taylor, K. B., Horowitz, J. D., Powers, M. B., & Telch, M. J. (2008). Psychological approaches in the treatment of specific phobias: a meta-analysis. Clinical Psychology Review, 28(6), 1021–1037. doi:10.1016/j.cpr.2008.02.007