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Thought-action fusion in obsessive compulsive disorder

1996    Shafran R, Thordarson DS, & Rachman S. (1996). Thought-action fusion in obsessive compulsive disorder. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 10(5): 379-391.  Abstract    Recent psychometric results suggested that the phenomenon of thought-action fusion (TAF) is implicated in obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). The construct of TAF has two components: (a) the belief that thinking about an […]

Comparative efficacy, speed, and adverse effects of three PTSD treatments: Exposure therapy, EMDR, and relaxation training

2003    Taylor S, Thordarson DS, Maxfield L, Fedoroff IC, & Lovell K. (2003). Comparative efficacy, speed, and adverse effects of three PTSD treatments: Exposure therapy, EMDR, and relaxation training. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 71(2): 330-338.  Abstract    The authors examined the efficacy, speed, and incidence of symptom worsening for 3 treatments of posttraumatic […]

The Vancouver Obsessional Compulsive Inventory (VOCI)

2004    Thordarson DS, Radomsky AS, Rachman S, Shafran R, Sawchuk CN, & Hakstian AR. (2004). The Vancouver Obsessional Compulsive Inventory (VOCI). Behaviour Research & Therapy, 42(11): 1289-1314. Abstract   The original Maudsley Obsessional Compulsive Inventory (MOCI) has been widely used and is considered to be one of the best available self-report instruments for measuring observable […]

Psychometric validation of the Obsessive Belief Questionnaire and the Interpretation of Intrusions Inventory: Part 2, factor analyses and testing of a brief version

2005    Obsessive Compulsive Cognitions Working Group. (2005). Psychometric validation of the Obsessive Belief Questionnaire and the Interpretation of Intrusions Inventory: Part 2, factor analyses and testing of a brief version. Behaviour Research & Therapy, 43(11): 1527-42.  Abstract   The Obsessive Belief Questionnaire (OBQ) and the Interpretation of Intrusions Inventory (III) were designed to assess beliefs […]