Staff members of BTC are active in the scientific and professional community and are engaged in clinical research, public education, and professional training. Numerous publications by the staff have contributed significantly to the advancement of behavior therapy and clinical psychology. BTC conducts ongoing clinical research in conjunction with Bowie State University and Loyola College of Maryland. Research and training opportunities are available for undergraduate and graduate students.

Selected Publications by BTC Staff Members

OCD Publications

Altemus, M., Greenberg, B.D., Keuler, D.J., Jacobson, K.R., Murphy, D.L. (1999). Open trial of flutamide for treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder. Brainstorms, 60 (7), 442-445.

Greenberg, B.D., Benjamin, J., Martin, J.D., Keuler, D.J., Huang, S.J., Altemus, M., Murphy, D.L. (1998). Delayed obsessive-compulsive disorder symptom exacerbation after a single dose of a serotonin antagonist in fluoxetine-treated but not untreated patients. Psychopharmacology, 140 (4), 429-433.

Keuler, D.J., Altemus, M., Michelson, D., Greenberg, B., & Murphy, D. (1996). Behavioral effects of naloxone infusion in obsessive-compulsive disorder. Biological Psychiatry, 40, 154-156.

Hitri, A., O’Connor, D.A., Cohen, J., Keuler, D.J., Deutsch, S.I. (1993). Differentiation between MK-801 and apomorphine-induced stereotyped behavior in mice. Clinical Neuropharmacology, 16 (3), 220-236.

Mansueto, C., & Keuler, D.J. (2005). Tic or compulsion? It’s ‘Tourettic OCD’ Behavior Modification, 29 (5), 784-799. Click here for PDF of this article

Mansueto, C.S., (1991). Myths and facts about behavior therapy for obsessive-compulsive disorder. Joint Effort: Newsletter of the OCD Association of the National Capital Area, 2 (3), 4-5.

Mansueto, C.S., (1989). Case Study: Cognitive-behavioral analysis and treatment of an adolescent with severe, multi-form, obsessive-compulsive disorder. In J.L. Rapoport (Ed) Obsessive-compulsive in children and adolescents. New York: American Psychiatric Press, 198-216.

Trichotillomania Publications

Christenson, G.A., and Mansueto, C.S., (1999). Trichotillomania: Descriptive characteristics and phenomenology. In Stein, D., Christenson, G., and Hollander E., (Eds.). Trichotillomania: Current Concepts, 1 – 41, Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Press.

Golomb, R.G. (2005). Toddler and pre-school hair pulling. In Touch: Newsletter of the Trichotillomania Learning Center, 3 (41), 1, 10-14.

Golomb, R.G. (2004). Why am I here? In Touch: Newsletter of the Trichotillomania Learning Center.

Golomb, R.G., & Mansueto, C.S. (1994). Trichotillomania in children. In Touch: Newsletter of the Trichotillomania Learning Center, 2 (8), 1, 6-7.

Golomb, R.G., & Vavrichek, S.M. (2nd ed. 2000). The Hair Pulling “Habit” and You: Solving the Trichotillomania Puzzle. Writer’s Cooperative of Greater Washington.

Golomb, R.G., & Vavrichek, S.M. (1999). The Hair Pulling “Habit” and You: Solving the Trichotillomania Puzzle. Writer’s Cooperative of Greater Washington.

MacGlashan, S.G., Thomas, A.M., Stemberger, R.M.T., and Mansueto, C.S. (2000) Trichotillomania: Impulse control disorder or obsessive compulsive disorder? Poster session presented at the 34th Annual Convention of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New Orleans, LA.

Mansueto, C.S., (1991). Trichotillomania in focus. Obsessive- Compulsive Disorder Newsletter, 5 (3), 10-11.

Mansueto, C.S., (1990). Topography and phenomenology of trichotillomania. Paper presented at the annual convention of Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, San Francisco, CA.

Mansueto, C.S., and Goldfinger, R.I., (1990). Group treatment of trichotillomania with multi-system habit competition. Paper presented at the annual convention of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, San Francisco, CA.

Mansueto, C.S.Golomb, R.G., Thomas, A.M., & Stemberger, R. M.T. (1999). A comprehensive model for behavioral treatment of trichotillomania. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 6, 23-43.

Mansueto, C.S., Ninan, P.T., and Rothbaum, B.O., (2000). Trichotillomania and its treatment in adults: A guide for clinicians. Trichotillomania Learning Center, Inc.: Santa Cruz, CA.

Mansueto, C.S.Stemberger, R. M.T., Thomas, A.M., & Golomb, R.G. (1997). Trichotillomania: A comprehensive behavioral model. Clinical Psychology Review, 17, 567-577.

Ninan, P.T., Mansueto, C.S., Rothbaum, B.O., O’Sullivan, R.L., and Nemeroff, C.B. (1998). Challenges in the classification and treatment of trichotillomania. CNS Spectrums, 3,(9), 30-35.

O’Sullivan, R.L., Keuthen, N.J., Christenson, G.A., Mansueto, C.S., Stein, D.J., and Swedo, S.E. (1997). Trichotillomania: Behavioral symptom or clinical syndrome? American Journal of Psychiatry, 154 (10), 1442-1449.

O’Sullivan, R.L., Mansueto, C.S., Lerner, E.A. and Miguel, E.C. (2000). Characterization of trichotillomania: A phenomenological model with clinical relevance to obsessive compulsive spectrum disorders: Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 23, (3), 587-604.

Stemberger, R.M.T., Stein, D.J. & Mansueto, C.S. (In Press). Treatment of trichotillomania. Journal of Crisis Intervention.

Stemberger, R.M., Thomas, A.M., Carter, J., Delananty, J., Jones, D., Mansueto, C.S.Golomb, R.G., (1997). Trichotillomania, interpersonal relationships, and self perceptions. Poster Session 15, presented at the 31st Annual Convention of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Miami, FL.

Stemberger, R.M.T., Thomas, A.M., MacGlashan, S.G., and Mansueto, C.S., (2000). Cognitive behavioral treatment of trichotillomania. In Hersen, M., and Biaggio, M., Effective Brief Therapy: A Clinicians Guide. Academic Press: San Diego, CA., 319-334.

Stemberger, R.M.T., Thomas, A.M., Mansueto, C.S., and Carter, J.G. (2000). Personal toll of trichotillomania: Behavioral and interpersonal sequelae. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 14, 97-104.

Other Staff Publications

Donahue, B., Teichner, G., Azrin, N., Weintraub, N., Crum, T.A., Murphy, L., Silver, N.C. (2003). Initial reliability and validity of the life satisfaction scale for problem youth in a sample of drug abusing and conduct disordered youth. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 12 (4), 453-464.

Golumb, R.G. (2018). Interview for podcast Your Anxious Child: 5 Minute Solutions. Psychological Interventions for Children with Sensory Dysregulation.

Keuler, D.J., & Safer, M. (1998). Memory bias in the assessment and recall of pre-exam anxiety: How anxious was I? Applied Cognitive Psychology, 12, 127-137.

Lorr, M., More, W.W., & Mansueto, C.S., (1981). A confirmatory study of assertiveness. Behavior Research and Therapy, 19, 143-149.

Mansueto, C.S., (1973). Effects of temporal information and false heart-rate feedback on fear reaction following shock threat. (Doctoral Dissertation), Catholic University, Dissertation Abstracts International, 34, 1776.

Mansueto, C.S., and Desiderato, O., (1971). External vs. self-produced determinants of fear reaction after shock threat. Journal of Experimental Research in Personality, 5, 30–36.

Mansueto, C.S., and Adevai, G., (1967). Development and evaluation of a portable rod and frame test. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 11, 207-211.

Reinardy, R.M. & Mansueto, C.M. (2004). Roadblock to successfully treating compulsive hoarding.

Safer, M., & Keuler, D.J. (2002). Individual differences in misremembering pre-psychotherapy distress: Personality and memory distortion. Emotion, 2, (2), 162-178.