Our Research Publications

Persons, J.B., Koerner, K., Eidelman, P., Thomas, C. & Liu, H. (2016). Increasing psychotherapists’ adoption and implementation of the evidence-based practice of progress monitoring. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 76, 24-31.

Bélanger, L., Harvey, A.G., Fortier-Brochu, E., Beaulieu-Bonneau, S., Eidelman, P., Talbot, L., Ivers, H., Hein, K., Lamy, M., Soehner, A.M., Mérette, C., & Morin, C.M. (in press). Impact of comorbid anxiety and depressive disorders on treatment response to cognitive behavior therapy for insomnia. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology.

Eidelman, P., Talbot, L., Ivers, H., Bélanger, L., Morin, C.M., & Harvey, A.G. (2016). Change in dysfunctional beliefs about sleep in behavior therapy, cognitive therapy, and cognitive-behavioral therapy for insomnia. Behavior Therapy, 47, 102–115.

Gershon, A., & Eidelman, P. (2015). Inter-episode affective intensity and instability: Predictors of depression and functional impairment in bipolar disorder. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 46, 14-18. 

McGlinchey, E.L., Gershon, A., Eidelman, P., Kaplan, K.A., & Harvey, A.G. (2014). Physical activity and sleep: Day-to-day associations among individuals with and without Bipolar Disorder. Mental Health and Physical Activity, 7, 183-190.

Harvey, A.G., Belanger, L., Talbot, L., Eidelman, P., Beaulieu-Bonneau, S., Fortier-Brochu, E., Ivers, H., Lamy, M., Hein, K., Soehner, A.M., Merette, C., & Morin, C.M. (2014). Comparative efficacy of behavior therapy, cognitive therapy, and cognitive behavior therapy for chronic insomnia: A randomized controlled trial. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 82, 670-683.

Hong, J. J. (2014). Anxiety disorders in Asians and Asian Americans. Asian Journal of Psychiatry, 7, 74-76.

Kazantzis, N., Freeman, A., Fruzzetti, A. E., Persons, J. B., & Smucker, M. (2013). Unresolved issues regarding the therapeutic relationship element of collaborative empiricism in cognitive and behavioural therapies: An expert panel discussion at AACBT. Behaviour Change, 30, 1-11.

Persons, J. B., Beckner, V. L., & Tompkins, M. A. (2013). Testing case formulation hypotheses in psychotherapy: Two case examples. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 20, 399-409.

Thomas, C., & Persons, J. B. (2013). Sudden gains can occur in psychotherapy even when the pattern of change is gradual. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 20, 127-142.

Eidelman, P., Gershon, A., Kaplan, K., McGlinchey, E., & Harvey, A. (2012). Social support and social strain in inter-episode bipolar disorder. Bipolar Disorders, 14, 628-640.

Gershon, A., Thompson, W.K., Eidelman, P., McGlinchey, E.L., Kaplan, K.A., & Harvey, A.G. (2012). Restless pillow, ruffled mind: sleep and affect coupling in interepisode bipolar disorder. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 121, 863-873.

Talbot, L.S., Stone, S., Gruber, J., Hairston, I.S., Eidelman, P., & Harvey, A.G. (2012). A test of the bidirectional association between sleep and mood in bipolar disorder and insomnia. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 121, 39-50.

Gruber, J., Eidelman, P., Johnson, S.L., Smith, B., & Harvey, A.G. (2011). Hooked on a feeling: Rumination about positive and negative emotion in inter-episode bipolar disorder. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 120, 956-961.

Gruber, J., Dutra, S., Eidelman, P., Johnson, S.L., & Harvey, A.G. (2011). Emotional and physiological responses to normative and idiographic positive stimuli in bipolar disorder. Journal of Affective Disorders, 133, 437-442.

Hall, G, Hong, J.J., Zane, N., Meyer, O. (2011) Culturally competent treatments for Asian Americans: The relevance of mindfulness and acceptance-based psychotherapies. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 18, 215-231.

Kaplan, K., Gruber, J., Eidelman, P., Talbot, L.S., & Harvey, A.G. (2011) Hypersomnia in inter-episode bipolar disorder: Does it have prognostic significance. Journal of Affective Disorder, 132, 438-444.

Gruber, J. L., & Persons, J. B. (2010). Unquiet treatment: Handling treatment refusal in bipolar disorder. Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy, 24, 16-25.

Eidelman, P., Talbot, L., Gruber, J., Hairston, I. & Harvey, A.G. (2010). Sleep architecture as a correlate and predictor of mood symptoms and impairment in inter-episode bipolar disorder. Journal of Sleep Research, 19, 516-524.

Eidelman, P., Talbot, L., Gruber, J., & Harvey, A.G. (2010). Sleep, illness course, and concurrent symptoms: toward an empirically-based treatment for sleep disturbance in inter-episode bipolar disorder. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 41, 145-149.

Hairston, I.S., Talbot, L.S., Eidelman, P., Gruber, J., & Harvey, A.G. (2010). Sensory gating in primary insomnia. European Journal of Neuroscience: Cognitive Neuroscience, 31, 2112-2121.

Talbot, L.S., Hairston, I., Eidelman, P., Gruber, J., & Harvey, A.G. (2009). The effect of mood on sleep onset latency in bipolar disorder during the inter-episode period. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 118, 448-458.

Gruber, J., Eidelman, P., & Harvey, A. G. (2008). Transdiagnostic emotion regulation processes in bipolar disorder and insomnia. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 46, 1096-1100.

Ostacher, M.J., Nierenberg, A.A., Iosifescu, D.V., Eidelman, P., Lund, H.G., Ametrano, R.M., Kaczynski, R., Calabrese, J., Miklowitz, D.J., Sachs, G.S., & Perlick, D.A. (2008). Correlates of subjective and objective burden among caregivers of patients with bipolar disorder. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 118, 49-56.

Nierenberg, A.A., Smoller, J.W., Eidelman, P., Wu, Y.P., & Tilley, C.A. (2008). Critical thinking about adverse drug effects: lessons from the psychology of risk and medical decision-making for clinical psychopharmacology. Psychother Psychosom, 77, 201-208.

Hong, J.J. & Woody, S.R. (2007) Cultural mediators of self-reported social anxiety. Behaviour, Research & Therapy, 45, 1779-1789.

Kring, A. M., Persons, J. B., & Thomas, C. (2007). Changes in affect during treatment for depression and anxiety. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 45, 1753–1764.

Persons, J. B., Roberts, N. A., Zalecki, C. A., & Brechwald, W. A. G. (2006). Naturalistic outcome of case formulation-driven cognitive-behavior therapy for anxious depressed outpatients, Behaviour Research and Therapy, 44, 1041-1051.

Reilly-Harrington, N.A., Deckersbach, T., Knauz, R., Wu, Y., Tran, T., Eidelman, P., Lund, H.G., Sachs, G., & Nierenberg, A.A. (2007). Cognitive behavioral therapy for rapid-cycling bipolar disorder: A pilot study. Journal of Psychiatric Practice, 13, 291-297.

Persons, J. B. (2007). Psychotherapists collect data during routine clinical work that can contribute to knowledge about mechanisms of change in psychotherapy. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 14, 244-246

Persons, J. B. (2006). Case formulation-driven psychotherapy. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 13, 167-170.

Ostacher, M.J., Nierenberg, A.A., Perlis, R.H., Eidelman, P., Borrelli, D.J., Tran, T.B., Marzilli Ericson, G., Weiss, R.D., & Sachs, G. (2006). The relationship between smoking and suicidal behavior, comorbidity, and course of illness in bipolar disorder. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 67, 1907-1911.

Persons, J. B. (2005). Empiricism, mechanism, and the practice of cognitive-behavior therapy. Behavior Therapy, 36, 107-118.

Nierenberg, A. A., Eidelman, P., Wu, Y.P., & Joseph, M.F. (2005). Depression: An Update for the Clinician. Focus, 3, 3-12.

Persons, J. B., & Gruber, J. L. (2005). Commentary on ‘Relapse prevention in patients with bipolar disorder : cognitive therapy outcome after two years.’ Evidence-Based Medicine for Primary Care and Internal Medicine, 10(5), 145.

Persons, J. B., Roberts, N. A., & Zalecki, C. A. (2003). Anxiety and depression change together during treatment. Behavior Therapy, 34, 149-163.

Hollon, S. D., Muñoz, R. F., Barlow, D. H., Beardslee, W. R., Bell, C. C., Bernal, G., Clarke, G. N., Franciosi, L. P., Kazdin, A. E., Kohn, L., Linehan, M. M., Markowitz, J. C., Miklowitz, D. J., Persons, J. B., Niederehe, G., Sommers, D. (2002). Psychosocial intervention development for the prevention and treatment of depression: Promoting innovation and increasing access. Biological Psychiatry, 52, 610-630.

Otto, M.W., Hong, J.J. & Safren, S.A. (2002) Benzodiazepine discontinuation difficulties in panic disorder: Conceptual model and outcome for cognitive-behavior therapy. Current Pharmaceutical Design, 8, 99-106

Persons, J. B., & Mikami, A. Y. (2002). Strategies for handling treatment failure successfully. Psychotherapy: Theory/Research/Practice/Training, 39, 139-151.

Gorzalka, B.B., Hanson, L.A. & Hong, J.J. (2001) Ketanserin attenuates the behavioural effects of corticosterone: Implications for 5-HT2A receptor regulation. European Journal of Pharmacology, 428, 235-240

Persons, J. B. (2001). Conducting effectiveness studies in the context of evidence-based clinical practice. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 8, 168-172.

Persons, J. B. (2001). Understanding the exposure principle and using it to treat anxiety. Psychiatric Annals, 31, 472-476.

Persons, J. B., Mennin, D. S., & Tucker, D. E. (2001). Common misconceptions about the nature and treatment of generalized anxiety disorder. Psychiatric Annals, 31, 501-507.

Whittal, M.L., Otto, M.W. & Hong, J.J. (2001) Cognitive behavior therapy for discontinuation of SSRI treatment of panic disorder: A case series. Behaviour, Research & Therapy, 39, 939-945

Gorzalka, B.B., Brotto, L.A. & Hong, J.J. (1999) Corticosterone regulation of 5-HT2A receptor- mediated behaviors: Attenuation by melatonin. Physiology & Behavior, 67, 439-442

Persons, J. B., Bostrom, A., & Bertagnolli, A. (1999). Results of randomized controlled trials of cognitive therapy for depression generalize to private practice. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 23, 535-548.

Persons, J. B., & Bertagnolli, A. (1999). Inter-rater reliability of cognitive-behavioral case formulation of depression:  A replication. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 23, 271-284.

Miranda, J., Gross, J. J., Persons, J. B., & Hahn, J. (1998). Mood matters:  Negative mood induction activates dysfunctional attitudes in women vulnerable to depression. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 22, 363-376.

Persons, J. B., & Silberschatz, G. (1998). Are results of randomized controlled trials useful to psychotherapists? Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 66, 126-135.

Persons, J. B. (1998). Indications for psychotherapy in the treatment of depression. Psychiatric Annals, 28, 80-83.

Persons, J. B. (1999). Using evidence-based methods in a private practice. Behavioral Healthcare Tomorrow, 8, 45-47.

Persons, J. B. (1998). Indications for psychotherapy in the treatment of depression. Psychiatric Annals, 28, 80-83.

Persons, J. B., & Beck, A. T. (1998). Should clinicians rely on expert opinion or empirical findings? American Journal of Managed Care, 4, 1051-1054.

Persons, J. B. (1997). Looking up, forward, and back: Commentary on “Helping people improve their lives with behavior therapy”. Behavior Therapy, 28, 385-388.

Persons, J. B. (1997). Dissemination of effective methods: Behavior therapy’s next challenge. Behavior Therapy, 28, 465-471.

Persons, J. B., Thase, M. E., & Crits-Christoph, P. (1996). The role of psychotherapy in the treatment of depression:  Review of two practice guidelines. Archives of General Psychiatry, 53, 283-290.

Persons, J. B., Gross, J. J., Etkin, M. S., & Madan, S. M. (1996). Psychodynamic therapists’ reservations about cognitive-behavioral therapy:  Implications for training and practice. Journal of Psychotherapy Practice and Research, 5, 202-212.

Persons, J. B., & Miranda, J. (1995). The search for mode-specific effects of cognitive and other therapies: A methodological suggestion. Psychotherapy Research, 5, 102-112.

Persons, J. B., Mooney, K. A., & Padesky, C. A. (1995). Inter-rater reliability of cognitive-behavioral case formulation. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 19, 21-34.

Persons, J. B., & Bertagnolli, A. (1994). Cognitive-behavioral treatment of multiple-problem patients: Application to personality disorders. Journal of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, 1, 279-285.

Persons, J. B., Burns, D. D., Perloff, J. M., & Miranda, J. (1993). Relationships between symptoms of depression and anxiety and dysfunctional beliefs about achievement and attachment. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 101, 518-524.

Persons, J. B. (1993). The process of change in cognitive therapy:  Acquisition of compensatory skills or schema change? Cognitive Therapy and Research, 17, 123-137.

Persons, J. B., & Miranda, J. (1992). Cognitive theories of vulnerability to depression:  Reconciling negative evidence. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 16, 485-502.

Persons, J. B. (1992). A case formulation approach to cognitive-behavior therapy:  Application to panic disorder. Psychiatric Annals, 22, 470-473.

Persons, J. B. (1991). Psychotherapy outcome studies do not accurately represent current models of psychotherapy:  A proposed remedy. American Psychologist, 46, 99-106.

Persons, J. B., Curtis, J. T., & Silberschatz, G. (1991). Psychodynamic and cognitive-behavioral formulations of a single case. Psychotherapy, 28, 608-617.

Persons, J. B., & Miranda, J. (1991). Treating dysfunctional beliefs:  Implications of the mood-state hypothesis. The Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy, 5, 15-25.

Persons, J. B., Miranda, J., & Perloff, J. M. (1991). Relationships between depressive symptoms and cognitive vulnerabilities of achievement and dependency. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 15, 221-235.

Miranda, J., Persons, J. B., & Byers, C. N. (1990). Endorsement of dysfunctional beliefs depends on current mood state. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 99, 237-241.

Persons, J. B., & Perloff, J. M. (1989). The relationship between attributions and depression varies across attributional dimensions and across samples. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 11, 47-60.

Miranda, J., & Persons, J. B. (1988). Dysfunctional attitudes are mood-state dependent. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 97, 76-79.

Perloff, J. M., & Persons, J. B. (1988). Biases resulting from the use of indexes:  An application to attributional style and depression. Psychological Bulletin, 103, 95-104.

Persons, J. B., Burns, D. D., & Perloff, J. M. (1988). Predictors of dropout and outcome in cognitive therapy for depression in a private practice setting. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 12, 557-575.

Foulks, E. F., Persons, J. B., & Merkel, R. L. (1986). The effect of illness beliefs on compliance in psychotherapy. American Journal of Psychiatry, 143, 340-344.

Persons, J. B. (1986). The advantages of studying psychological phenomena rather than psychiatric diagnoses. American Psychologist, 41, 1252-1260.

Persons, J. B. (1986). Generalization of the effects of exposure treatments for phobias:  A single case study. Psychotherapy, 23, 160-166.

Persons, J. B., & Burns, D. D. (1986). The process of cognitive therapy:  The first dysfunctional thought changes less than the last one. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 24, 619-624.

Persons, J. B., & Baron, J. (1985). Processes underlying formal thought disorder in psychiatric inpatients. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disorders, 173, 667-676.

Persons, J. B., & Burns, D. D. (1985). Mechanisms of action of cognitive therapy:  The relative contributions of technical and interpersonal interventions. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 9, 539-551.

Persons, J. B., & Rao, P. A. (1985). Longitudinal study of cognitions, life events, and depression in psychiatric patients. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 94, 51-63.

Persons, J. B., & Foa, E. B. (1984). Processing of fearful and neutral information by obsessive-compulsives. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 22, 259-265.