Publications in Peer-Reviewed Journals

            Cox, B. J., Cohen, E., Direnfeld, D. M., & Swinson, R. P. (1996). Does the Beck Anxiety Inventory measure anything beyond panic attack symptoms?  Behavior Research and Therapy, 11/12, 949-954.

            Cox, B. J., Cohen, E., Direnfeld, D. M., & Swinson, R. P. (1996). Reply to Steer and Beck: Panic disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, and quantitative versus qualitative differences in anxiety assessment. Behavior Research and Therapy, 11/12, 959-961.

            Cox, B. J., Direnfeld, D. M., Swinson, R. P., & Norton, G. R. (1994).  Suicidal ideation and attempts in panic disorder and social phobia patients. American Journal of Psychiatry, 151, 882-887.

Cox, B. J., Ross, L., Swinson, R. P., & Direnfeld, D. M.  (1998).  A comparison of social phobia outcome measures in cognitive-behavioral group therapy.  Behavior Modification, 22, 285-297.

            Cox, B. J., Swinson, R. P., Direnfeld, D. M., & Bourdeau, D. (1994). Social desirability and self-reports of alcohol use in anxiety disorder patients.  Behavior Research and Therapy, 32, 175-178.

            Cox, B. J., Wessel, I., Norton, G. R., Swinson, R. P., & Direnfeld, D. M. (1995). Publication trends in anxiety disorders research 1990-1992. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 9, 531-538.

            Direnfeld, D.M., & Roberts, J.E.  (2006). Mood congruent memory in dysphoria: the roles of state affect and cognitive styles.  Behaviour Research and Therapy, 44, 1275-1285.

            Kuch, K., Cox, B. J., & Direnfeld, D. M.  (1995). A brief self-rating scale for PTSD after road vehicle accident.  Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 9, 503-514.

            Richter, M. A., Cox, B. J., & Direnfeld, D. M. (1994). A comparison of three assessment instruments for obsessive-compulsive symptoms.  Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 25, 143-147.

            Roberts, J.E., Ciesla, J.A., Direnfeld, D.M., & Hewitt, R. (2001).  Vulnerability to psychological distress among HIV-positive individuals: The roles of acute stressful life events and neuroticism. Personality and Individual Difference, 30, 241-257.

 
Book Chapters

            Direnfeld, D. M., Shipherd, J., & Matte, J. A. (1996).  Identification of problem areas – Psychology.  In J. A. Matte (Ed.), Forensic Psychophysiology Using the Polygraph: Scientific Truth Verification – Lie Detection.  Williamsville, NY: J.A.M. Publications.

           Swinson, R. P., & Direnfeld, D. M. (1996).  Images in psychiatry – Canada.  (pp. 257-260).  In Q. Rae-Grant (Ed.), Anxiety Disorders. Washington: American Psychiatric Press.

Conference Presentations
 
Workshops

            Direnfeld, D. M. (1993, February). Cognitive-behavioral therapy for specific phobia.  Seminar Series in Anxiety Disorders, Clarke Institute of Psychiatry.

           Roberts, J.E., Direnfeld, D.M., & Ciesla, J.A. (1999, March).  Group treatment for depression.  Workshop presented at the Behavioral Health System Lecture Series: Innovations in group treatment, Buffalo, NY.

Posters

            Beck, J. G., Shipherd, J., Zebb, B., & Direnfeld, D. M. (1996, August).  Habituation to fear cues: Anxiety sensitivity and panic disorder.  International Congress of Psychology, Montreal, Canada.

           Ciesla, J.A., Roberts, J.E., Direnfeld, D.M., & Hewitt, R. (1999, April). Perceived stress and depressive symptoms among HIV+ individuals. Poster presented at the Annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Providence, RI.

            Shirely Davies, Catherine Mancini, Michael Van Amerigen, & David M. Direnfeld.  (2003, March).  Impulse control disorder & obsessive-compulsive disorder, hoarding.  Poster presented at the Anxiety Disorder Association of America.

            Direnfeld, D. M., Cox, B. J., & Swinson, R. P. (1993, July). Suicidal ideation in panic disorder.  University of Toronto, Department of Psychiatry Annual Research Day.

            Direnfeld, D.M., Gunn, S., & Pato, M.T. (2001, November). Cognitive-behavioral therapy for obsessive-compulsive disorder: When enough is enough.  Poster presented at the 35th Annual Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

           Direnfeld, D.M., Pato, M.T., & Gunn, S.  (1999, May).  Group treatment and the role of depression in obsessive-compulsive disorder.  Annual meeting of the American Psychiatric Association 1999, Washington, DC.

           Direnfeld, D.M., Pato, M., & Pato, C. (2000, May). ­ Combined effects of pharmacotherapy and cognitive-behavioral therapy in obsessive-compulsive disorder.  Annual meeting of the American Psychiatric Association 2000, Chicago, IL.

           Direnfeld, D.M., Pato, M.T., & Roberts, J.E. (2001, November).  Attentional biases in obsessive-compulsive disorder: Relationship to symptomatology and treatment.  Poster presented at the 35th Annual Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

           Direnfeld, D. M., Richter, M. A., Beck, J. G., Swinson, R. P., Cox, B. J., & Cortese, S.  (1996, November).  DSM-III-R and DSM-IV criteria for obsessive-compulsive personality disorder: Patient and student samples.  Poster presented at the 30th Annual Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy Conference, New York, New York.

           Direnfeld, D. M., Richter, M. A., Swinson, R. P., Cox, B. J., & Cortese, S. (1995, July). An analysis of DSM-III-R and DSM-IV criteria for obsessive-compulsive personality disorder in obsessive-compulsive disorder patients. University of Toronto, Department of Psychiatry Annual Research Day.

            Direnfeld, D.M., & Roberts, J.E. (1998, November).  The role of negative cognitive style, personality, and affect in negative memory biases in depression.  Poster presented at the 32nd Annual Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy Conference, Washington, DC.

            Direnfeld, D.M., & Whittal, M.L. (2002, November).  Survival analysis of OCD: An exploration of treatments and response criteria. Poster submitted for the 36th Annual Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy Conference, Reno, Nevada.

            Direnfeld, D.M., & Whittal, M.L. (2002, April). Survival analysis of OCD: An exploration of treatments and response criteria. Poster submitted for the UBC Hospital and Health Sciences Centre Research Day.

           Kelly, M., Roberts, J.E., Ciesla, J.A., Gamble, S.A., Direnfeld, D.M., & Shapiro, A. (2002, March).  Comorbid anxiety symptoms in depression: Does anxiety impact cognitive style?  Poster presented at the Annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Boston, MA.

            Kelly, M., Roberts, J.E., Ciesla, J.A., Gamble, S., Kashdan, T., & Direnfeld, D.M. (2000, November).  Treatment compliance and comorbid diagnoses in the recovery from depression during psychoeducational group therapy.  Poster presented at the 34th Annual Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana.

            Kelly, M.A.R., Roberts, J.E., Ciesla, J.A., Gamble, S.A., Kashdan, T.B., Shapiro, A.M., & Direnfeld, D.M. (2001, November).  Comorbid symptoms of anxiety and cognitive style as predictors of treatment response in psychoeducational treatment for unipolar depression.  Poster presented at the 35th Annual Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

            Pato, M.T., & Direnfeld, D.M. (1998, September).  Delusional obsessive-compulsive disorder treated with olanzapine augmentation.  3rd International Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Conference Madeira, Portugal.

Pato, M.T., Direnfeld, D.M., & Gunn, S. (1998, September).  Group cognitive-behavioral therapy for obsessive-compulsive disorder: Outcome and six-month follow-up.  3rd International Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Conference Madeira, Portugal.

           Pato, M.T., Direnfeld, D.M., & Pato, C.N.  (2000, February).  The effects of exposure and ritual prevention as an adjuvant to serotonin reuptake inhibitors in the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder.  4th International Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Conference, St. Thomas.

           Richter, M.A., Cox, B.J., & Direnfeld, D.M. (1993, May).  A comparison of three assessment instruments for obsessive-compulsive symptoms.  Annual meeting of the American Psychiatric Association 1993, San Francisco, CA.

            Roberts, J.E., Jedlikowski, K., Ciesla, J.A., Kashdan, T.B., Kelly, M.A.R., Gamble, S.A., Stappenbeck, C., Direnfeld, D.M., & Shapiro, A.M.  (2001, November).  Individual differences in stress perception among depressed outpatients: The roles of attachment security and cognitive styles.  Poster presented at the 35th Annual Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.