Be Calm

We believe that anxiety disorders are treatable and that no one should have to live with excessive anxiety.

Nader Amir, Ph.D.

Office

SDSU/UCSD Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology
6386 Alvarado Court, Suite 301
San Diego, CA  92120-4913
Telephone: 619-229-3740 FAX:  619-229-3743   email: namir@mail.sdsu.edu

Education

1985:     B.S. in Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
1985:     B.S. in Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
1987:     M.A. in Experimental Psychology, Stephen F. Austin State University.
1992:     M.S. in Clinical Psychology, University of Health Sciences/The Chicago Medical School.
1994:     Clinical Psychology Internship. Department of Psychiatry, Medical College of Pennsylvania at Eastern Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute
1995:     Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, University of Health Sciences/The Chicago Medical School (APA- accredited).

Professional Experience

1985-1986:         Laboratory Instructor, Department of Psychology, Stephen F. Austin State University
1986-1987:         Instructor, Department of Psychology, Stephen F. Austin State University
1987-1989:         Instructor, Department of Psychology, University of Texas at Arlington
1991-1993:         Instructor, University of Health Sciences/The Chicago Medical School
1995-1998:         Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Allegheny University
1998-2001:         Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Georgia.
2001-2006:         Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Georgia
2006-2011:         Associate Professor, SDSU/UCSD Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology
2011-present:     Professor, SDSU/UCSD Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology

Publications

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  1. McNally, R. J., Amir, N., Louro, C. E., Lukach, B. M., Riemann, B. C., & Calamari, J. E. (1994).  Cognitive processing of idiographic emotional information in panic disorder. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 22, 119-122.
  2. Taylor, M. A., & Amir, N.  (1994). The problem of missing clinical data for research in Psychopathology: Some solution guidelines. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 182, 222-229.
  3. Taylor, M. A., & Amir, N.  (1994). Are schizophrenia and affective disorder related? The problem of schizoaffective disorder and the discrimination of the psychoses by signs and symptoms. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 35, 420-429.
  4. Kaspi, S. P., McNally, R. J., & Amir, N. (1995). Cognitive processing of emotional information in post-traumatic stress disorder. Cognitive Research and Therapy, 19, 433-444.
  5. Taylor, M. A., & Amir, N. (1995). Sinister psychotics: Left-handedness in schizophrenia and affective disorder. Journal of Nervous and Mental disease, 183, 3-9.
  6. Amir, N., McNally, R. J., Riemann, B., C., & Clements, C. (1996). Implicit Memory Bias for Threat in Panic Disorder: Application of the White noise paradigm. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 34, 157-162.
  7. McNally, R. J., Amir, N., Lipke, H. J., (1996). Subliminal processing of threat cues in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder? Journal of Anxiety Disorders,  10, 115-128.
  8. Amir, N., McNally, R. J., Riemann, B. C., Burns, J., Lorenz, M., & Mullen, J. T., (1996). Suppression of the emotional Stroop effect by increased anxiety in patients with social Phobia. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 34, 945-948.
  9. McNally, R. J., Amir, N., (1996). Perceptual implicit memory for trauma-related information in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Cognition and Emotion,  10, 551-556.
  10. Amir, N., & McNally, R. J., & Wiegartz, P. S. (1996). Implicit memory bias for threat in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Cognitive Research and Therapy, 20,625-635.
  11. Foa, E. B., Amir, N., Gershuny, B, Molnar, C., & Kozak, M. J. (1997). Implicit and Explicit Memory in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 11, 119-129.
  12. Amir, N., Cashman, L., & Foa, E.B. (1997)  Methods of thought control in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 35, 775-777.
  13. Amir, N., Foa, E. B., & Coles, M.  (1997) Factor Structure of the Yale-Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale (YBOCS)  Psychological Assessment, 9, 312-316.
  14. Frost R., Steketee G., Amir N., Bouvard M., Carmin C., Clark D.A., et al. (1997) Cognitive assessment of obsessive-compulsive disorder, Behavior Research and therapy,  35, 667-681.
  15. Amir, N., Stafford, J., Freshman, M., & Foa, E. B.  (1998) Relationship between trauma narratives and symptomatology in Posttraumatic stress disorder. Journal of Traumatic Stress., 11, 385-392.
  16. Amir, N., & Kozak, M.J. (1998) Anxiety. In H. Friedman (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Mental Health.  San Diego, CA: Academic Press.
  17. Amir, N., Foa, E. B., & Coles, M. (1998) Automatic activation and strategic avoidance of threat-relevant information in Social Phobia.  Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 107,  285-290.
  18. Amir, N., & Feuer, C.  (1998) Assessment of Psychology: Etiology and Nosology. In A. S. Bellack and M. Hersen (Ed.) Comprehensive Clinical psychology. New York, NY: Pergamon.
  19. Foa, E. B., Kozak, K. J., Salkovskis, P. M., , Coles, M. E., & Amir, N. (1998) The validation of a new obsessive-compulsive disorder scale: The Obsessive-Compulsive Inventory. Psychological Assessment, 10, 206-214.
  20. Amir, N,  Foa, E. B., & Coles, M.E. (1998) Negative interpretation bias in social phobia.  Behaviour Research and Therapy,  36, 945-957.
  21. Gilboa-Schechtman, E., Foa, E. B., & Amir, N. (1999). Attentional biases for facial expression in social phobia:  The use of the face-in-the-crowd paradigm.  Cognition and Emotion, 13, 305-318.
  22. Amir, N., Freshman, M.S., & Foa, E.B.  (2000) Family accommodation and rejection in relatives of OCD patients. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 14, 209-217.
  23. Foa, E. B., Gilboa-Schechtman, E., Amir, N, & Freshman, M. (2000) Memory bias in generalized social phobia:  Remembering negative emotional expressions. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 14, 501-519.
  24. Amir, N., Foa, E. B., & Coles, M. (2000)  Implicit memory bias for threat-relevant information in generalized social phobia.  Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 109, 713-720.
  25. Amir, N., & Foa, E. B. (2001) Cognitive Biases. In G. Hofmann, P. M. DiBartolo, and H. R. Juster (Ed.) Social Phobia and Social Anxiety: An Integration. Des Moines, IA: Allyn & Bacon. Pp 254-267
  26. Amir, N., Coles, M. E., Brigidi, B., Foa, E. B. (2001) The effect of practice on recall of emotional information in individuals with generalized social phobia. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 110, 76-82.
  27. Amir, N., Freshman, M., Ramsey, B., Neary, E.,  Brigidi, B.  (2001)  Thought-Action Fusion in Individuals with OCD Symptoms Behaviour Research and Therapy, 37, 765-776.
  28. Tolin, D. F., Abramowitz, J. S., Brigidi, B. D., Amir, N., Street, G. P., & Foa, E. B.  (2001) Memory and Confidence Biases in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 39,  913-927.
  29. Foa, E. B., Amir, N., Bogert, K. V., Molnar, C., & Przeworski, A. (2001) Inflated perception of responsibility for harm in obsessive-compulsive disorder. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 15, 259-275.
  30. Amir, N., Freshman, M., & Foa, E. B. (2002) Enhanced Stroop Interference for Threat in Social Phobia. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 16, 1-9.
  31. Foa, E. B., Sacks, M.B, Tolin, D. F., Prezworski, A., & Amir, N. (2002).  Inflated perception of responsibility for harm in OCD patients with and without checking compulsions: a replication and extension.  Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 16, 443-453.
  32. Amir, N. & Kozak, M. (2002) Information processing in OCD.  In G. Steketee & R. Frost (Eds) Cognitive Approaches to Obsessions and Compulsions:  Theory, Assessment, and Treatment.  Elsevier Sciences Ltd, New York, NY, pp 165-182.
  33. Amir, N., Coles, M,  & Foa, E. B. (2002)  Inhibition of Threat in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Cognitive research and Therapy, 26, 645-655.
  34. Amir, N., Briks, J., Bower, E., & Freshman, M.  (2003) Implicit memory bias for negative social interactions in social anxiety, Cognition and Emotion, 17, 567-583.
  35. Beach, S., & Amir, N., (2003) Is Depression Taxonic, Dimensional, or Both?   Journal of Abnormal Psychology., 112, 228-236.
  36. Amir, N., Ilias, J., Klumpp, H. (2003) Difficulty in disengaging attention to threat in social anxiety. Behaviour Research and Therapy,  41, 1325-1335.
  37. Foa, E. B., Mathews, A.,  Abramowitz, j. S., Amir,N., Przeworski, A., Riggs, D. S., Filip, J. C.,, Alley, A., (2003)   Do Patients with ObsessiveCompulsive Disorder Have Deficits in Decision-Making?  Cognitive Therapy and Research,  27,  431-445.
  38. Amir, N. & Beard, C. (2004). Inhibitory difficulties and Anxiety Sensitivity. Cognitive therapy and research, 28, 283-292.
  39. Amir, N. & Selvig, A. (2004) Implicit memory tasks in clinical research. In A. Wenzel, & D. Rubin (Eds.) Cognitive methods and their application to Clinical research, United Book Press Inc., Baltimore, MD, pp 153-172.
  40. Rodieger, H. & Amir, N. (2004), Implicit memory Task: Retention Without Conscious recollection. In A. Wenzel, & D. Rubin (Eds.) A Guide for Applying Cognitive Research to Clinical Populations, United Book Press Inc., Baltimore, MD, .pp 121-128.
  41. Amir, N, Klumpp, H., Elias, J., Bedwell, J. S., Yanasak, N., & Miller, L. S., (2005). Increased Activation of the Anterior Cingulate Cortex During Processing of Disgust Faces in Individuals with Social Phobia. Biological Psychiatry, 57, 975-981.(http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.1016/j.biopsych.2005.01.044)
  42. Amir, N., Beard, C., & Bower, E. (2005). Interpretation Bias and Social Anxiety. Cognitive Therapy and Research.
  43. Beach, S., Fincham, F., Amir, N., & Leonard, K. (2005) The Taxometrics of Marriage: Is Marital Discord Categorical? Journal of Family Psychology, 19, 276285.
  44. Amir, N., Beard, C., & Przeworski, A. (2005) Resolving Ambiguity: The Effect of Experience on Interpretation of ambiguous Events in Generalized Social Phobia. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 114, 402-408.
  45. Beach, S. R. H., Amir, N., & Bau, Jinn Jonp (2005). Can Sample Specific Simulations Help Detect Low Base Rate Taxonicity? Psychological Assessment., 17, 446-461.
  46. Beach, S. R. H., Amir, N. (2006). Self-Reported Depression Is Taxonic Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment., 28, 171-178.
  47. Pollock, R. A., Carter, A. S., Amir, N. & Marks. L. E. (2006). Anxiety sensitivity and auditory perception of heartbeat, Behaviour Research and Therapy, 44, 1739-1756.
  48. Amir, N., Cobb, M., & Morrison, A. (2008). Threat processing in obsessive-compulsive disorder: Evidence from a modified negative priming task. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 46, 728-736.
  49. Beard, C., & Amir, N. (2008) A Multisession Interpretation Modification Program: Changes in Interpretation and Social Anxiety Symptoms. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 46, 1135-1141
  50. Amir, N., Weber, G., Beard, C., Bomyea, J., & Taylor, C. (2008) The effect of a single session attention modification program on response to a public speaking challenge in socially anxious individuals, Journal of Abnormal Psychology. 117, 860-868.
  51. Amir, N., Beard, C., Cobb, M., & Bomyea, J. (2009). Attention modification program in individuals with Generalized Anxiety Disorder. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 118, 28-33.
  52. Klumpp, H., & Amir, N. (2009) Examination of Vigilance and Disengagement of Threat in Social Anxiety with a Probe Detection Task, Anxiety, Stress, and Coping, 22 283-296
  53. Amir, N., Badour, C., Freese, B. (2009). The effect of retrieval on recall of information in individuals with posttraumatic stress disorder, Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 23, 535-540.
  54. Amir, N., Najmi, S., & Morrison, A. S. (2009). Attenuation of attention bias in obsessive-compulsive disorder. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 47, 153-157.
  55. Marsh, R. L., Brewer, G. A., Jameson, J. P., Cook, G. I., Amir, N., & Hicks, J. L. (2009). Threat related processing boosts prospective memory retrieval for people with obsessive tendencies. Memory, 17, 679-686.
  56. Amir, N., Beard, C., Taylor, C., Klumpp, H., Elias, J., Burns, M., & Chen, X. (2009) Attention Training in Individuals with Generalized Social Phobia: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 77, 961-973.
  57. Klumpp, H., Amir, N., (2009) False Memory and Obsessive Compulsive Symptoms, Depression and Anxiety, 26, 396402
  58. Beard, C., & Amir, N., (2009). Interpretation in Social Anxiety: When Meaning Precedes Ambiguity. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 33, :406415.
  59. Amir, N., Taylor, C, Bomyea, J., & Badour, C. (2009). Temporal allocation of attention toward threat in individuals with posttraumatic stress symptoms. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 23, 10801085.
  60. Amir, N., Leiner, A. S., & Bomyea, J (2010) Implicit Memory and Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms, Cognitive Therapy and Research., 34:4958.
  61. Taylor, C. T., Bomyea, J., & Amir, N. (2010) Attentional bias away from positive social information mediates the link between social anxiety and anxiety vulnerability to a social stressor. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 24, 403408.
  62. Najmi, S., & Amir, N. (2010). The effect of attention training on a behavioral test of contamination fears in individuals with subclinical obsessive-compulsive symptoms. Journal of Abnormal Psychology. 119, 136-142.
  63. Amir, N., Najmi, S., Bomyea, J., Burns, M. (2010). Disgust and angry faces in social anxiety. Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy, 3, 11-22.
  64. Taylor, C., & Amir, N (2010) Treatment of Problems in Emotion Regulation Attention and Emotion Regulation. In Kring, A., & Sloan, D. (Eds.). Emotion Regulation and Psychopathology, Guilford Press, New York, NY.
  65. Klumpp, H. & Amir, H. (2010) Preliminary Study of Attention Training to Threat and Neutral Faces on Anxious Reactivity to a Social Stressor in Social Anxiety. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 34:263271
  66. Reese, H. E., McNally, R. J., Najmi, S., & Amir, N. (2010). Attention training for reducing spider fear in spider-fearful individuals. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 24, 657-662
  67. Taylor, C. T., Bomyea, J. A., & Amir, N. (2010). Attentional bias away from positive social information mediates the link between social anxiety and anxiety vulnerability to a social stressor. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 24, 403-408.
  68. Beard, C., & Amir, N (2010) Attention Bias for Sexual Words in Female Sexual Dysfunction. Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy, 36, 216226.
  69. Najmi, S., Kuckertz, J. & Amir, N (2010). Automatic avoidance tendencies in individuals with contamination-related obsessive-compulsive symptoms, Behaviour Research and Therapy, 48, 1058-1062.
  70. Beard, C, & Amir, N. (2010) Negative Interpretation Bias Mediates the Effect of Social Anxiety on State Anxiety, 3, 292-296, DOI: 10.1007/s10608-009-9258-6
  71. Amir, N. Bomyea, J. & Beard, C (in press). The Effect of Single-Session Interpretation Training on Attention Bias in Socially Anxious Individuals. Journal of Anxiety Disorders.
  72. Morrison, A., Amir, N., & Taylor, C. (in press) Behavioral Index of Imagery Ability in Social Anxiety, Cognitive Therapy and Research.
  73. Amir, N., & Bomyea, J (in press). Cognitive Biases. In G. Hofmann, P. M. DiBartolo, and H. R. Juster (2nd Ed.) Social Phobia and Social Anxiety: An Integration. Des Moines, IA: Allyn & Bacon. pp 254-267.
  74. Najmi, S. & Tobin, A., & Amir, N. (in press). Psychometric Properties of a Behavioral Test of Contamination. Cognitive Therapy and Research
  75. Bomyea, J. & Amir, N. (in press) Disgust Propensity as a Predictor of Intrusive Cognitions Following a Distressing Film. Cognitive Therapy and Research.
  76. Taylor, C. T., Bomyea, J. A., & Amir, N. (in press). Malleability of Attentional Bias for Positive Emotional Information and Anxiety Vulnerability. Emotion.
  77. Amir, N., & Bomyea, J (in press). Working memory capacity in generalized social phobia, Journal of Abnormal Psychology.
  78. Amir, N., & Taylor, C. T. (in press). Combining Computerized Home-Based Treatments for Generalized Anxiety Disorder: An Attention Modification Program and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Behavior Therapy.
  79. Rozenman, N., Weersing, V. R. & Amir, N (in press) A Case Series of Attention Modification in Clinically-Anxious Youths Behaviour Research and Therapy
  80. Amir, N., Najmi, S., & Morrison, A. S. (in press) Image Generation in Individuals with Generalized Social Phobia. Cognitive Therapy and Research
  81. Najmi, S., Kuckertz, J. M., Amir, N. (in press) Attentional impairment in anxiety: Inefficiency in expanding the scope of attention, Depression and Anxiety
  82. Cowden Hindash, A, Amir, N (in press) Negative Interpretation Bias in Individuals with Depressive Symptoms. Cognitive Therapy and Research.
  83. Beard, C., Weisberg, R., & Amir. N (in press) Combined Cognitive Biad Modification Treatment for Social Anxiety Disorder, Depression and Anxiety.
Conference Presentations

1989   1992   1993   1994   1995   1996   1997   1998   1999   2000   2001   2002   2003   2004   2005   2006   2007   2008   2009   2010

1989
  1. Amir, N., & Nairne, J. (April, 1989). A connectionistic model of immediate memory. Paper presented at the meeting of the Southwestern Psychological Association. Houston, TX.
1992
  1. McNally, R. J., Amir, N., Lukach, B. M., Riemann, B. C., Louro, C. E., & Calamari, J. E. (July, 1992). Subliminal processing of threat cues in panic disorder. Paper presented at World Congress of Cognitive therapy. Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  2. McNally, R. J., Amir, N., Lukach, B. M., Riemann, B. C., Louro, C. E., & Calamari, J. E. (November, 1992). Subliminal processing of threat cues in panic disorder. In B. T. Litz (Chair), "Recent Developments in Information-Processing Research in Anxiety Disorders." Symposium conducted at the meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy. Boston, MA.
  3. McNally, R. J., Amir, N., Louro, C. E., Lukach, B. M., Riemann, B. C., & Calamari, J. E. (November, 1992). Cognitive processing of idiographic emotional information in panic disorder. Paper presented at the meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy. Boston, MA.
1993
  1. Calamari, J. E., Amir, N, Higdon, L., Kohlbeck, P., Young, P., Cassiday, K., Riemann, B. C., & McNally, R. J. (March, 1993). Information processing differences in OCD. Paper presented at the meeting of The Anxiety Disorders Association of America.
  2. Amir, N., Young, P., & Clements, C. (June, 1993). Nonclinical panic in medical students: A comparison with clinical panic. Paper presented at the meeting of the American Psychological Society.
  3. Lipke, H., Amir, N., Botkin, A., Hickory, A., Zabukovec, J., & Mclees, K. (October, 1993). Dream changes and trauma recovery. Paper presented at the meeting of the Society for Traumatic Stress. San Antonio, TX.
  4. Calamari, J. E., Amir, N, Higdon, L., Kohlbeck, P., Young, P., Cassiday, K, Riemann, B. C., & McNally, R. J. (November, 1993). Information processing differences in OCD. Paper presented at the meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy. Atlanta, GA.
  5. Riemann, B. C., Amir, N., & Louro, C. E. (November 1993). Recent findings concerning cognitive processing biases in anxiety disorders. Paper presented at the meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy. Atlanta, GA.
  6. Amir, N., Kaspi, S. P., & McNally, R. J. (November 1993). Cognitive processing of emotional information in post-traumatic stress disorder. Paper presented at the meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy. Atlanta, GA.
1994
  1. Riemann, B. C., & Amir, N. (March 1994). Cognitive processing of personally-relevant information in panic disorder. Paper presented at the meeting of The Anxiety Disorders Association of America. Santa Monica, CA.
  2. Amir, N., Riemann, B. C., & McNally, R. J. (March 1994). Memory bias in panic disorder: White noise judgment and recognition. Paper presented at the meeting of The Anxiety Disorders Association of America. Santa Monica, CA.
  3. Amir, N., Riemann, B. C., & McNally, R. J. (November 1994). Implicit and Explicit Memory Bias in Panic Disorder. Paper presented at the meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy. San Diego, CA.
  4. Amir, N., Lorenz, M., Mullen, J. T., Riemann, B. C., & McNally, R. J. (November 1994). Suppression of the Stroop effect under arousal. paper presented at the meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy. San Diego, CA.
  5. Foa, E. B., Molnar, C., Amir, N., & Gershuny, B. (November 1994). Implicit memory in OCD. Paper presented at the meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy. San Diego, CA.
  6. Amir, N., Young, P. R., Riemann, B. C. (November 1994). Nonclinical panic in medical students. Paper presented at the meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy. San Diego, CA.
1995
  1. Amir, N., McNally, R. J., Lipke, H. J., & Wiegartz, P. (July 1995). Conceptual Implicit Memory Bias for Threat in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Paper presented at the World Congress of Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies. Copenhagen, Denmark.
  2. Foa, E. B., Molnar, C., Amir, N., & Gershuny, B. (July 1995). Implicit memory in OCD. Paper presented at the World Congress of Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies.  Copenhagen, Denmark.
  3. Amir, N., & McNally, R. J. (November, 1995). Implicit memory bias for affective information in PTSD. In J. D. Bremner (Chair), Memory and cognition in PTSD. Symposium presented at the meeting of The International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies. Boston, MA.
  4. McNally, R. J., & Amir, N., (November 1995). Enhanced implicit memory for emotional information in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Paper presented at the meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy. Washington, DC.
  5. Amir, N., Foa, E. B., & Cashman, L. (November 1995) Predictors of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Paper presented at the meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy. Washington, DC.
1996
  1. Coles, M., Bogert, K., Krause, M., Amir, N., Salkovskis, P., Kozak, M., & Foa, E. (November, 1996). The Obsessive-Compulsive MCP-Oxford scale. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New York, NY.
  2. Amir, N., Coles, M., & Foa, E. (November, 1996). Suppression of threat in Social Phobia. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New York, NY.
  3. Coles, M., Amir, N., & Foa, E. (November, 1996). Factor Structure of the Yale-Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale (YBOCS). Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New York, NY.
  4. Coles, M., Kozak, M., Amir, N., & Foa, E. (November, 1996). Fixity of Beliefs in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New York, NY.
  5. Tay, M. P., Fitzgibbons L., Amir N., & Foa, E. B. (November, 1996). Guilt and PTSD severity. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New York, NY.
  6. Bogert, K.V., Mathews, A., Amir, N., Cashman, L., & Foa, E.B. (November, 1996). Indecisiveness in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New York, NY.
  7. Cashman, L., Amir, N., & Foa, E.B. (November, 1996). Methods of thought suppression in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New York, NY.
  8. Cashman, L., Amir, N., Mathews, A., & Foa, E.B. (November, 1996) Information-seeking in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New York, NY.
  9. Bogert, K.V., Amir, N., & Foa, E.B. (November, 1996). The inventory of social interactions. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New York, NY.
  10. Freshman, M.S., Amir, N., & Foa, E.B. (November, 1996) Facial Recognition in Social Phobia. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New York, NY.
  11. Freshman, M.S., Amir, N., Katz, K.,& Foa, E.B. (November, 1996). Family accommodation and rejection in relatives of OCD patients. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New York, NY.
  12. Amir, N., Foa, E. B., & Freshman, M. (November, 1996). Memory Functioning in rape victims with PTSD. In R. J. McNally (Chair), "Memory in Survivors of Sexual Violence." Symposium conducted at the meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy. New York, NY.
  13. Amir, N. Foa, E. B., & Coles, M. (September, 1996) Inhibition of Threat in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. In R. J. McNally (Chair), "Basic and Applied Trauma Research: New Findings." Symposium conducted at the meeting of the Congress of European Association For Behavioural & Cognitive Therapies, Venice, Italy.
  14. Amir, N. Foa, E. B., & Freshman, M. (September, 1996). Memory Functioning in Rape Victims with PTSD. Paper presented at the XXVII meeting of the Congress of European Association For Behavioural & Cognitive Therapies, Venice, Italy.
1997
  1. Amir, N., Coles, M, Ritagliano, & Foa, E. B. (November, 1997) Implicit and explicit memory bias in Social phobia. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Miami, FL.
  2. Amir, N., Watlington, C., Feur, C., & Foa, E. B., (November, 1997) Symptoms of trauma in victims of sexual and non-sexual assault. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Miami, FL.
  3. Gilboa-Schechtman, E., Freshman, M., Amir, N., and Foa, E. B. (November, 1997) Have I seen this face before? Memory for facial expressions in generalized social phobics. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Miami, FL.
  4. Freshman, M., Amir, N., Foa, E. B., & Clark, D. M. (November, 1997) The psychometric properties of the social cognition questionnaire. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Miami, FL.
  5. Coles, M., Amir, N., Kozak, M., & Foa, E. B. (November, 1997) Enhanced ability to forget socially relevant material social phobia: Use of the directed forgetting paradigm. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Miami, FL.
  6. Fuer, C., Amir, N., Watlington, C., Zinbarg, R., & Foa, E. B. (November, 1997) Factor structure of PTSD symptom scale. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Miami, FL.
  7. Zollner, L., Amir, N., Foa, E. B., (November, 1997). The role of friction in social interactions in development of PTSD. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Miami, FL.
  8. Amir, N., Ferrarelli, K., Watlington, C., and Foa, E. B. (November, 1997) The role of cognitive inhibition in OCD: the negative priming paradigm. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Miami, FL.
  9. Amir, N., Riemann, B., Coles, M., & Burns, J. (November, 1997) Inhibition of Threat in Panic Disorder. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Miami, FL.
  10. Amir, N., Riemann, B., Burns, J., & Coles, M. (November, 1997). Negative interpretation of ambiguous situations in Panic Disorder. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Miami, FL.
1998
  1. Amir, N. (May, 1998). Cognitive processing of threat-relevant information in posttraumatic stress disorder. In W. Flack (Chair) "Experimental approaches to posttraumatic stress disorder." Symposium conducted at the meeting of the American Psychological Society, Washington, DC.
  2. Amir, N (July, 1998) Information Processing Bias in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Symposium chaired at the World Congress of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Acapulco, Mexico.
  3. Foa, E. B., Amir, N., Bogert, K., & Molnar C. (July, 1998) Inflated responsibility in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, In N. Amir, (Chair) "Information Processing Bias in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder", Symposium conducted at the World Congress of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Acapulco, Mexico.
  4. Amir, N., Ferrarelli, K., Watlington, C., Kozak, M. J., & Foa, E. B. (July, 1988). An Examination of the Role Inhibition in OCD using a Negative Priming Paradigm. In N. Amir, (Chair) "Information Processing Bias in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder", Symposium conducted at the World Congress of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Acapulco, Mexico.
  5. Foa, E. B., Amir, N., Coles, M., & Freshman, M. (July, 1998) Social blunders" differentiate social phobia from another anxiety disorder? In R. M. Rapee (Chair) "Experimental Investigations of Social Phobia". Symposium conducted at the meeting of the World Congress of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Acapulco, Mexico.
  6. Amir, N., Foa, E. B., Cashman, L. (July, 1998) Predictors of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms: A Prospective Study of Rape and Non-sexual Assault Victims. In B. Andrews (Chair), "Predicting and Treating Posttraumatic Reactions". Symposium conducted at the meeting of the World Congress of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Acapulco, Mexico.
  7. Amir, N., Coles, M, Watlington, C., & Foa, E. B. (November, 1998) Inhibition of threat in posttraumatic stress disorder. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Washington, DC.
  8. Przeworski, A, Amir, N., & Foa, E. B. (November, 1998). Inhibition of homographs. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Washington, DC.
  9. Amir, N., Brigidi, B, & Foa, E. B. (November, 1998) Inhibition of threat-relevant distractors in Generalized social phobia: The modified probe detection paradigm. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Washington, DC.
  10. Freshman, M, Amir, N, &, & Foa, E. B. (November, 1998) The role of family accommodation in treatment outcome in OCD. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Washington, DC.
  11. Kozak, M.J., Foa, E.B., Amir, N., Franklin, M.E., Jaycox, L., et al. (1998, November). Efficacy of comprehensive cognitive-behavioral therapy vs. fluoxetine in generalized social phobia: Preliminary findings of a multi-center trial. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement for Behavior Therapy, Washington, D.C.
  12. Amir, N., Coles, M, Watlington, C. & Foa, E. B. (November, 1998) Deficit in the ability to forget in PTSD. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Washington, DC.
  13. Amir, N., Watlington, C., Ferrarelli, K., & Foa, E. B. (November, 1998) Examination of the role of cognitive inhibition in social phobia using the negative priming paradigm. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Washington, DC.
  14. Amir, N., Freshman, M, & Foa, E. B. (November, 1998) Enhanced Stroop interference using in social phobia. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Washington, DC.
  15. Sowden, M. L., Amir, N., & Foa, E. B. (November, 1998) Discriminant validity of the inventory of social interactions. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Washington, DC.
  16. Przeworski, A, Amir, N., Kozak, M. J. & Foa, E. B. (November, 1998) A factor-analytic categorization of OCD symptom content. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Washington, DC.
  17. Przeworski, A, Amir, N., Cashman, L., & Foa, E. B. (November, 1998) Methods of thought control in generalized social phobia. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Washington, DC.
  18. Ferrarelli, K., Amir, N., Przeworski, A., Sacks, A., & Foa, E. B. (November, 1998) Inflated perception of responsisbilty for harm in obsessive compulsive disorder. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Washington, DC.
  19. Amir, N (November, 1998) Inhibition of threat in Anxiety and BDD, Symposium chaired at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Washington, DC.
  20. Amir, N., Coles, M, Brigidi, B., & Foa, E. B. (November, 1998). The influence of learning negative information on recall of positive information in individuals with generalized social phobia. In N. Amir (Chair) "Inhibition of threat in Anxiety and BDD". Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Washington, DC.
1999
  1. Amir, N (November, 1999) Memory and False Memory in Psychopathology, Symposium chaired at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Toronto, Canada.
  2. Amir, N., Przyworski, A, Freshman, M. Bower, E. (November, 1999). The role of famility in false memories. In N. Amir (Chair) " Memory and False Memory in Psychopathology Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Toronto, Canada.
  3. Amir, N., Freshman, M. (November, 1999). Inhibitory processes in individuals with elevated ASI. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Toronto, Canada.
  4. Freshman, M, Amir, N., & Foa, E. B., (November, 1999) Memory Functioning in rape victims with PTSD. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Toronto Canada.
  5. Amir, N. Rehn, M., & Freshman, M. (November, 1999) The use of Pictorial Stroop to examine automatic and strategic attential bias for threat relevant faces in socially anxious. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Toronto Canada.
  6. Amir, N., Freshman, M., Bower, E., & Ramsey, B, (November, 1999) Interpretation of social interactions videos: An ecologically valid measure of bias in social anxiety. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Toronto Canada
  7. Bower, E, Freshman, M., & Amir, N. (November, 1999) Implicit and explicit memory bias in Generalized Social Phobia Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Toronto Canada.
  8. Przyworski, A, & Amir, N. (November, 1999) Shift of Attention form threat in social phobia. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Toronto Canada.
  9. Freshman, M., Ramsey, B. & Amir, N. (November, 1999) Negative Interpretation bias in individual with fears of negative social evaluations.. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Toronto Canada.
  10. Ramsey, B. Freshman, M., & Amir, N. (November, 1999) Negative Interpretation bias in individual with elevated Anxiety sensitivity. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Toronto Canada.
  11. Amir, N., Ramsey, B., & Freshman, M., (November, 1999) Negative Interpretation bias in traumatized individuals. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Toronto Canada.
  12. Przyworski, A., Freshman, M., Rehn, M., & Amir, N. (November, 1999). False memory in individual with OCD symptoms. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Toronto Canada.
  13. Freshman, M, & Amir, N., (November, 1999) Social Anxiety Sensitivity Index: Psychometric properties and theoretical inception. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Toronto Canada.
  14. Amir, N., Freshman, M., & Ramsey, B. (November, 1999). Attention in Social Anxiety: Use of a Modified Probe Detection Paradigm. In R. G. Heimberg (Chair) " Continued Clarification of Attentional Processes in Anxiety". Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Toronto, Canada.
  15. Amir, N., Freshman, M., Ramsey, B., Brigidi, B. (November, 1999). Harm Reduction and Thought-action fusion In individuals with OCD Symptoms In T. Deckersbach (Chair) "Info processing in OCD" Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Toronto.
2000
  1. Amir, N.  (November, 2000). Novel methodologies in the assessment of information processing bias in individuals with Panic and elevated Anxiety Sensitivity.  Symposium chaired at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New Orleans, LA.
  2. Amir, N. Dickey, C., Briks, J., & Freshman, M. (November, 2000) . Generating emotional and cognitive words in response to ambiguous cues in individual with elevated anxiety sensitivity. In N. Amir (Chair) "Novel methodologies in the assessment of information processing bias in individual with panic and elevated ASI.  Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New Orleans, LA.
  3.  Amir, N., & Freshman, M.  (November, 2000).  Memory bias in individuals with obsessive-compulsive symptoms:  the role of reconstruction of familiar items and difficult in forgetting them. In D. Tolin (Chair) " Mental control in OCD and related disorders".  Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New Orleans, LA.
  4. Amir, N., Freshman, M., & Ramsey, B. (November, 2000).  Implicit memory bias for negative social interactions in social anxiety.  Poster submitted for presentation at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New Orleans, LA.
  5. Pollock, R. A., & Amir, N.  (November, 2000).  Consequences of Worry:  The Protective Powers of Positive Worry.  Poster submitted for presentation at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New Orleans, LA.
  6. Amir, N., Pollock, R. A., & Freshman, M.  (November, 2000). Family transmission of social anxiety and panic.  Poster submitted for presentation at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New Orleans, LA.
  7. Amir, N., Pollock, R. A., & Freshman, M.  (November, 2000).  Family transmission of obsessive-compulsive disorder and generalized anxiety.  Poster submitted for presentation at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New Orleans, LA.
  8. Pollock, R. A., Amir, N., Freshman, M., & Marks, L.  (November, 2000).  The emotional interpretation of heartbeat sounds.  Poster submitted for presentation at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New Orleans, LA.
  9. Pollock, R. A., & Amir, N.  (November, 2000).  Shifts in primary emotional resource during the transition from high school to college:  Implications for psychopathology.  Poster submitted for presentation at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New Orleans, LA.
  10. Amir, N., Dickey, C., Briks, J., & Seals, K.  (November, 2000).  Generating emotional and social words in response to ambiguous cues in individual with social anxiety.  Poster submitted for presentation at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New Orleans, LA.
  11. Amir, N., Briks, J., Lundberg, P., Freshman, M., & Riemann, B. (November, 2000).  Memory processes in individuals with obsessive-compulsive washing rituals.  Poster submitted for presentation at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New Orleans, LA.
  12. Freshman, M., Amir, N., Briks, J., Neary, E., & Riemann, B.  (November, 2000.  Deficit in the ability to forget threat in individuals with panic.  Poster submitted for presentation at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New Orleans, LA.
  13. Przeworski, A., Franklin, A., & Amir, N.  (November, 2000). False Memory in Individual With Panic History.  Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New Orleans, LA.
  14. Freshman, M., Seals, K., & Amir, N.  (November, 2000).  Pictorial Stroop as a measure of automatic and strategic attentional bias for emotional faces in individual with social phobia.  Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New Orleans, LA.
2001
  1. Seals, K., & Amir, N., (July, 2001) Taxomonic structure of borderline personality features,  Poster presented at the World Congress of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Vancouver, Canada.
  2. Amir, N., & Klumpp, H. (July, 2001)  Memory bias in individuals with obsessive-compulsive symptoms:  the role of reconstruction of familiar items and difficult in forgetting them. In D. Tolin (Chair) " Mental control in OCD and related disorders".  Symposium conducted at the World Congress of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, , Vancouver, Canada.
  3. Amir, N., (July, 2001) Deficits in the ability to forget threat in individuals with panic In L. Zoellner (Chair) Intrusive cognition:  From the lab to applied research. Symposium conducted at the World Congress of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, , Vancouver, Canada.
  4. Amir, N., & Freshman, M. (2001)  Interpretation of social interaction videos:  An ecologically valid measure of bias in social phobia.   In L. Alden (Chair) Experimental studies of cognitive processes in social phobia.  Symposium conducted at the World Congress of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Vancouver, Canada.
  5. Frese, B., Seals, K., and Amir, N. (November, 2001).  The influence of practice on recall of non-practiced information in traumatized individuals with and without PTSD In R. McNally. (Chair) Memory bias in PTSD.  Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Philadelphia, PA.
  6. Amir, N., Elias, J., & Klumpp, H. (November, 2001).  Attentional bias for negative facial expressions in social phobia.  In T.  Mellings (Chair). Information processing bias in social phobia.  Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Philadelphia, PA.
  7. Amir, N., Wray, J., Briks, J.  (November, 2001).  Generating emotional and health related words in response to contamination related cues in individuals with obsessive compulsive contamination ritual.  Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Philadelphia, PA.
  8. Frese, B.,  Pickren, J. & Amir, N. (November, 2001). Temporal allocation of attentional bias for threat in PTSD. Poster presented for presentation at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Philadelphia, PA.
  9. Frese, B, Pickren, J., & Franklin, A., & Amir, N.  (November, 2001).  Attentional bias for trama-related pictures in PTSD.  Poster presented for presentation at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Philadelphia, PA.
  10. Amir, N. & Seals, K. (November, 2001). Categorical versus dimensional nature of obsessive compulsive ordering rituals.  Poster presented for presentation at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Philadelphia, PA.
  11. Seals, K, & Amir, N. (November, 2001). Categorical versus dimensional nature of borderline personality disorder.  Poster presented for presentation at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Philadelphia, PA.
  12. Frese, B., Pae, E.,  Higgs, L.,  & Amir, N. &. (November, 2001).  Implicit memory for negative information in anxiety.  Poster presented for presentation at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Philadelphia, PA.
  13. Amir, N. & Arnold, F., & Elias, J. (November, 2001). Temporal allocation of attention to threat-relevant information in individuals with panic disorder. Poster presented for presentation at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Philadelphia, PA.
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  15. Arnold, F & Amir, N., (November, 2001). Thought-action fusion individuals with obsessive-compulsive and generalized anxiety features.  Poster presented for presentation at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Philadelphia, PA.

 

 2002

  1. Amir, N., Selvig, A., & Elias, J. (November, 2002).  Implicit memory bias for trauma-related information in traumatized individuals with and without PTSD In R. Bryant. (Chair) Information processing in PTSD.  Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Reno, NV.
  2. Amir, N., & Schmidt, N. B. (November, 2002).  Taxometric approached to psychopathology. Symposium chaired at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Reno, NV.
  3. Amir, N., & Selvig, A.  (November, 2002).  Dimensional Nature of Social Anxiety. Symposium chaired at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Reno, NV.
  4. Beach, S, & Amir, N., (November, 2002).  Is Depression Taxonic, Demonsional, or Both?. Symposium chaired at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Reno, NV.
  5. Amir, N., & Vassey, M.  (November, 2002).  Training of information processing bias.  In N. Amir & M. Vasey (Chairs) Training on information processing bias.  Symposium chaired at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Reno, NV.
  6. Amir, N., Selvig, A., Rousseau, G., & Elias, J.  (November, 2002).  Training of information processing bias.  In N. Amir & M. Vasey (Chairs) Training on information processing bias.  Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Reno, NV.
  7. Amir, N., Klumpp, H., Elias, J., Selvig, A., Yanasak, N., Bedwell, J., Miller, L. S., Allyson, J.  (November, 2002).  Implicit memory and activation of dorsal and left inferior frontal gyrus during processing of socially relevant cues in individuals with social phobia. In L. Shin. (Chair) Neuroimaging Studies of Information Processing in Anxiety and Mood Disorders.  Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Reno, NV.
  8. Selvig, A., Elias, J., & Amir, N.  (November, 2002)Explicit memory bias for trauma related information in traumatized individuals with and without PTSD.  Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Reno, NV.
  9. Elias, J., & Amir, N. (November, 2002). The influence of working memory on attentional bias for threatening facial expressions in social anxiety. Poster presented for presentation at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Reno, NV.
  10. Jameson, J. P., Elias, J., Amir, N  & Marsh, R. (November, 2002). Prospective memory impairment for neutral events in obsessive-compulsive disorder.  Poster presented for presentation at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Reno, NV.
  11. Klumpp, H, & Amir, N. (November, 2002).Test-Retest Reliability in the Dot Detection Task: A Measure of Attentional Bias to Threat. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Reno, NV.

2003

  1. Klumpp, H., Amir, N., Elias, J., Selvig, A., Yanasak, N., Bedwell, J., & Miller, L.S. (March, 2003). Correlation of fMRI data and behavioral data in the emotional processing of facial expressions in social phobia.  Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Anxiety Disorders Association of America, Toronto, Canada. 
  2. Beard, C. & Amir, N.  (May, 2003).  Training of information processing bias: Malleability of Attentional and Interpretation Biases.  Poster submitted for presentation for the annual meeting for the American Psychological Society, Atlanta, GA.
  3. Amir, N., Elias, J., & Beard, C.  (May, 2003).  Validity of measures of attentional bias: A comparison of the Posner and probe detection paradigms. Poster submitted for presentation for the annual meeting for the American Psychological Society, Atlanta, GA.
  4. Klumpp, H., Amir, N., Elias, J., Yanasak, N., Bedwell, J., & Miller, L. S. (May, 2003). Individuals with social phobia exhibit consistent correlations between MRI data and behavioral data in the processing of facial expressions.  Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Society, Atlanta, GA.
  5. Amir, N (November 2003), Training of Information Processing Bias in Anxiety: identifying mechanisms of Action for Treatments.  Symposium chaired at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Boston, MA.
  6. Elias, J., Beard, C., & Amir, N.  (November, 2003).  Malleability of Attentional Biases in Generalized Anxiety Disorder.  In N. Amir (Chair) Symposium training of information processing bias in Anxiety: identifying mechanism of action.  Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Boston
  7. Amir, N., Beard, C., Brady, B., Selvig, A., Klumpp, H., & Elias, J. (November, 2003).  Manipulation of information processing bias in anxiety: Malleability of Attention and Interpretation biases, In N. Amir (Chair) Symposium training of information processing bias in Anxiety: identifying mechanism of action.  Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Boston
  8. Amir, N. (2003). The use of computers in clinical assessment and therapy.  In J. Spitalnick (chair) Panel discussion Psychology: The Application of Computer Technology in Research, Assessment, and Treatment.  Presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Boston
  9. Amir, N., Selvig, A., & Hewett, J. (November, 2003).  Memory bias for trauma related information in traumatized individuals with and without PTSD. In R. McNally. (Chair) Information processing in PTSD.  Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Boston, MA.
  10. Beard, C., Brady, R., & Amir, N.  (November, 2003).  Malleability of Interpretation Bias in Social Anxiety and General Anxiety.   Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Boston, MA.
  11. Beard, C. & Amir, N. (November, 2003).  Attentional bias for Sexual Stimuli in Females with Arousal and Orgasmic Difficulties. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Boston, MA.
  12. Elias, J. & Amir, N. (November, 2003).  Working memory and attentional bias for threatening facial expressions in social anxiety.  Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Boston, MA.
  13. Klumpp, H., Norberg, M., Riemann, B., &  Amir, N. (November, 2003). Harm reduction and thought action fusion in individuals with obsessive compulsive disorder.  Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Boston, MA

2003

  • Amir, N., Beard, C., Klumpp, H., & Elias, J. (2004) Training of attentional bias in social phobia. Invited talk in K. Mogg, & B. Bradley (Chairs) symposium Anxiety and processing of threat at the Annual meeting of the World Congress of Psychology. Beijing, China.
  • Amir, N., Beard, C., Klumpp, H., & Elias, J. (2004) Attention disengagement training: An effective treatment for social phobias. Invited talk in C. Hirsch, & J. Wild (Chairs) symposium Training Cognitive Bias in Emotional Disorders at the Annual meeting of the European Association for Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies. Manchester, England.
  • Amir, N., Beard, C., Klumpp, H., & Elias, J. (2004) Training of interpretation basi in social phobia. Invited talk in C. Hirsch, & J. Wild (Chairs) symposium Key processes in the maintenance of Social Phobia at the Annual meeting of the European Association for Cognitive an d Behavioral Therapies. Manchester, England.
  • Klumpp, H. & Amir, N. (November, 2004) "Information processing bias: Comorbidity, Continuity and Training". Symposium Chaired at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New Orleans, LA.
  • Beard, C., Klumpp, H., Elias, J., Brady, R., & Amir, N. (November, 2004). Modification of interpretation in social phobia: change in interpretation and symptoms. In K. Klumpp & N. Amir (Chair) Symposium Information processing bias: Comorbidity, Continuity and Training. Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New Orleans, LA.
  • Klumpp, H. & Amir, N. (November, 2004). Modification of interpretation in social phobia: change in interpretation and symptoms. In K. Klumpp & N. Amir (Chair) Symposium Information processing bias: Comorbidity, Continuity and Training. Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New Orleans, LA.
  • Beard, C. & Amir, N. (November, 2004). Interpretation bias for ambiguous sexual scenarios in females with sexual difficulties. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New Orleans, LA.
  • Beard, C., Stinson, N, & Amir, N. (November, 2004). Attentional bias for Sexual Stimuli in Females with Sexual Difficulties. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New Orleans, LA.
  • Brady, R., Beard, C., & Amir, N. (November, 2004). Predictive Utility of the Social Anxiety Sensitivity Index in a Social Challenge. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New Orleans, LA.
  • Klumpp, H., Amir, N. (November, 2004). Attentional Bias for Angry and Disgust Faces in Social Anxiety. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New Orleans, LA.
  • Klumpp, H., Amir, N. (November, 2004). Reliability of Modified Probe Detection Task Using Emotional Faces. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New Orleans, LA.
  • Klumpp, H., Amir, N. (November, 2004). Memory Strategy for Threat in Individuals with Obsessive-Compulsive Symptoms. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New Orleans, LA.
  • Klumpp, H., Amir, N., Elias, J., Cobb, M., and Miller, S.L. (November, 2004). fMRI Study of Emotional Stroop Task with Faces in Individuals with Social Phobia. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New Orleans, LA.
  • Askew, J. & Amir, N. (November, 2004) Sexual Cognitions and Sexual Response in Women. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New Orleans, LA.
  • Hewett, J., Taylor, M., Elias, J., Amir, N., & Frese, B. (November, 2004). Temporal Allocation of Attention Toward Threat in PTSD. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New Orleans, LA.
  • 2005

    1. Amir, N., Beard, C., Klumpp, H., & Elias, J. (2005) Training of attentional bias in social phobia. Invited talk in B. Machintosh (Chair) symposium Modifying emotional processing biases at the Annual meeting of the The Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition, Wellington, New Zealand.
    2. Amir, N., & Beard, C. (November, 2005). An examination of the validity of a Social Anxiety taxon. In N. Schmidt (Chair) Symposium Taxometrics: uses and misuses.. Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Washington, D.C.
    3. Amir, N. (November, 2005). Attention and memory for trauma related information in posttraumatic stress disorder. Symposium chaired at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Washington, D.C.
    4. Amir, N., Klumpp, H. & Betina Frese (November, 2005). Temporal allocation of attentional bias for threat related information in PTSD. In N. Amir. (Chair) Attention and memory for trauma related information is Posttraumatic Stress disorder. Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Washington, D.C.
    5. Klumpp, H., Amir, N., Frese, B. (November, 2005) Attentional Avoidance of Trauma Related Pictures During the Automatic Stage of Information Processing in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Washington, D.C.
    6. Beard, C. & Amir, N. (November, 2005). Predictive Utility of the Mini-Social Phobia Inventory. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Washington, D.C.
    7. Beard, C. & Amir, N. (November, 2005). Generalization of training across domains of information processing bias. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Washington, D.C.
    8. Beard, C. & Amir, N. (November, 2005). Interpretation Bias in Social Anxiety. . Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Washington, D.C.
    9. Cobb, M., Amir, N., & Klumpp, H. (November, 2005). The Role of Disgust and Observer Race in Social Anxiety. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Washington, D.C.
    10. Cobb, M., & Amir, N. (November, 2005). Negative Priming as a Measure of Implicit Retrieval in Individuals with Obsessive-Compulsive Symptoms. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Washington, D.C.
    11. Amir, N., Denadai, A., & Cobb, M. (November, 2005). Attentional Bias to Ideographically Selected Threat Relevant Information in Individuals with Obsessive Compulsive Symptoms. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Washington, D.C.
    12. Amir, N., Cobb, M., & Klumpp, H. (November, 2005). Attentional Bias to Negative Information in Social Anxiety: The Effect of Race of the Target on Attention deployment. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Washington, D.C.

     

    2006

    1. Amir, N. (September, 2006) Modification of interpretation bias in individuals with social anxiety: Change in interpretation and symptoms. In J. Yiend (Chair) Influencing emotional vulnerability: Training cognitive styles. Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the European Association for Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies, Paris, France.
    2. Amir, N. (September, 2006) Modification of attentional bias in social phobia: Change in attention, generalizability across paradigms, and change in symptoms. In C. Hirsch (Chair) New Advances in the facilitation of benign cognitive biases. Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the European Association for Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies, Paris, France.
    3. Elias, J., & Amir, N. (November, 2006). Retrieval Induced Forgetting in Compulsive Checking. In A. S. Radomsky and S. J. Rachman (Chairs) New Advances in Research on Compulsive Checking in OCD: Getting Specific. Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Chicago, IL.
    4. Klumpp, H., & Amir, N. (November, 2006). Examination of Time Course for Threat Faces in Social Anxiety. In J. D. Huppert, T. L. Rodebaugh, and D. A. Clark (Chairs) Automatic and Strategic Processes in the Anxiety Disorders. Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Chicago, IL.
    5. Beard, C., & Amir, N. (November, 2006). Translation of Empirical Findings to New Treatments: Training of Information Processing Biases in Anxiety. Symposium chaired at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Chicago, IL.
    6. Amir, N., Beard, C., Elias, J., Klumpp, H., & Payne, G. (November, 2006). Attention Training in Social Anxiety: A randomized, placebo controlled trial. In C. Beard and N. Amir (Chairs) Translation of Empirical Findings to New Treatments: Training of Information Processing Biases in Anxiety. Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Chicago, IL.
    7. Beard, C., Amir, N., Elias, J., Klumpp, H., & Payne, G. (November, 2006). Interpretation Modification in Social Anxiety: A randomized, placebo controlled trial. In C. Beard and N. Amir (Chairs) Translation of Empirical Findings to New Treatments: Training of Information Processing Biases in Anxiety. Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Chicago, IL.
    8. Amir, N., & Chen, X. (November, 2006). Reliability and Validity of the Revised Measure of Public Speaking Performance. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Chicago, IL.
    9. Amir, N., & Wilson, S. (November, 2006). Information Processing Training in Socially Anxious Individuals Who Drink to Cope. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Chicago, IL.
    10. Beard, C., Wilson, S., Nevins, W., & Amir, N. (November, 2006). Attentional Bias and Threat Relevant Faces in Social Anxiety. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Chicago, IL.
    11. Chen, X., Amir, N., & Qian, M.Y. (November, 2006). Attentional Biases for Negative Stimuli in Socially Anxious Individuals. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Chicago, IL.
    12. Cobb, M., Osborn, A., & Amir, N. (November, 2006). Attribution Bias in Social Anxiety: A Computerized Assessment Methodology. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Chicago, IL.
    13. Cobb, M., Osborn, A., & Amir, N. (November, 2006). Interpretation Bias in Panic and Agoraphobic Symptomatology. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Chicago, IL.
    14. Cobb, M., Osborn, A., & Amir, N. (November, 2006). Fear of Positive Evaluation and Attribution Bias in Social Anxiety. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Chicago, IL.

     

    2007

    1. Klumpp, H., & Amir, N. (March, 2007) Manipulating Information Processing: Implications for Intervention. Attention Training for Faces Reduces Stress in Social Anxiety. Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the Anxiety Disorders Association of America, St. Louis, MO.
    2. Beard, C., Amir, N., Elias, J. & Klumpp, H. (March 2007) Interpretation Modification in Social Anxiety: A randomized, placebo-controlled trial In Klumpp, H. (Chair) Manipulating Information Processing: Implications for Intervention. Attention Training for Faces Reduces Stress in Social Anxiety. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the Anxiety Disorders Association of America, St. Louis, MO.
    3. Cobb, M., & Amir, N. (March, 2007) Computerized Modification of Attributions in Social Anxiety In Klumpp, H. (Chair) Manipulating Information Processing: Implications for Intervention. Attention Training for Faces Reduces Stress in Social Anxiety. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the Anxiety Disorders Association of America, St. Louis, MO.
    4. Amir, N. (July, 2007) Attentional Bias to Ideographically Selected Threat Relevant Information in Individuals with Obsessive Compulsive. Symptoms, In A. Radomsky (Chair), Information Processing Research in Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Panic Disorder: New Advances and Future Directions, Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the World Congress of Behavioral and Cognitive therapies, Barcelona, Spain
    5. Amir, N (July, 2007), Attention Training as Treatments for Social Anxiety. In N. Amir (Chair) Translation of Empirical Findings to New Treatments: Training of Information Processing Biases in Anxiety, Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the World Congress of Behavioral and Cognitive therapies, Barcelona, Spain
    6. Beard, C. & Amir, N (July, 2007), Interpretation Training as Treatments for Social Anxiety. In N. Amir (Chair) Translation of Empirical Findings to New Treatments: Training of Information Processing Biases in Anxiety, Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the World Congress of Behavioral and Cognitive therapies, Barcelona, Spain
    7. Chen, X., & Amir, N. (November, 2007). The prevalence of imagery and its correlation with social anxiety in individuals with social phobia. In A. R. Ashbaugh (Chair),Understanding social anxiety and its treatment from an information processing perspective. Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Philadelphia.
    8. Amir, N., Beard, C., Weber, G., & Bomyea, J. (November, 2007). The effect of a Single-Session Interpretation Training on Response to a Speech Challenge in Socially Anxious Individuals. In L. Yoon (Chair) Understanding Social Anxiety: Interpretation Bias and Its Implications for Interventions .Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Philadelphia, PA.
    9. Chen, X., & Amir, N. (November, 2007). The influence of depression on the effectiveness of GAD training program. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Philadelphia.
    10. Chen, X., & Amir, N. (November, 2007). The predictive validity of therapy credibility in a computerized treatment for GAD. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Philadelphia.
    11. Morrison, A. S. & Amir, N. (November, 2007). Behavioral Test of Imagery Ability in Social Anxiety. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Philadelphia, PA.
    12. Morrison, A. S. & Amir, N. (November, 2007). Imagery Ability for Socially Threatening Words in Anxious and Non-Anxious Individuals. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Philadelphia, PA.
    13. Morrison, A. S. & Amir, N. (November, 2007). Subcomponents of Imagery Ability in Socially Anxious and Dysphoric Participants. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Philadelphia, PA.
    14. Bomyea, J. & Amir, N. (November, 2007). Differences in Working Memory for letters in Individuals with Social Phobia. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Philadelphia, PA.
    15. Bomyea, J. & Amir, N. (November, 2007). Differences in Working Memory for words in Individuals with Social Phobia. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Philadelphia, PA.
    16. Bomyea, J. & Amir, N. (November, 2007). Differential Interpretation Bias in Comorbid Anxiety and Depression. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Philadelphia, PA.

     

    2008

    1. Amir, N. (2008) A Behavioral Test of Imagery in Individuals with Social Phobia. In C. Hirsch & J. Wild (Chairs) New advances in our understanding of key cognitive processes in social phobia. Invited symposium at the 36th meeting of the British Associate for Behavioral and Cognitive Psychotherapies, Edinburgh, Scotland
    2. Taylor, & N. Amir (November, 2008) Novel Approcahes to the treatment of Generalized Anxiety Disorder Symposium Chaired at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Orlando FL.
    3. Amir, N. (2008) Attention Training in Individuals with Generalized Social Phobia: Preliminary Findings from a Randomized, Double-Blind Trial. In B. Mackintosh (Chair) New Research on Facilitating Change in Key Cognitive Processes which Maintain Emotional Disorders. Invited symposium at the 36th meeting of the British Associate for Behaviorla and Cognitive Psychotherapies, Edinburgh, Scotland
    4. Taylor, C., Amir, N., & Bomyea, J. (November, 2008). Computerized Attention Training in Generalized Anxiety Disorder: A Novel Approach to Targeting Underlying Cognitive Vulnerabilities. In C. Taylor, & N. Amir (Chairs) Novel Approaches to the treatment of Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Orlando FL.
    5. Morrison, A. S. & Amir, N. (November, 2008). Deficient image generation in social phobia. Poster accepted for presentation at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Orlando, Fl.
    6. Tobin, A., Morrison, A. S., & Amir, N. (November, 2008). Attention allocation to idiographic threat information in individuals with obsessive compulsive symptoms. Poster accepted for presentation at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Orlando, Fl.
    7. Morrison, A. S. & Amir, N. (November, 2008). Reduction of social anxiety symptoms is associated with decreased imagery vividness. Poster accepted for presentation at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Orlando, Fl.
    8. Bomyea, J., Beard, C. & Amir, N. (November, 2008). Time Course of Interpretation Bias Change in Social Anxiety. Poster accepted for presentation at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Orlando, Fl.
    9. Bomyea, J., & Amir, N. (November, 2008). Effect of Information Processing Treatment on Working Memory in Social Anxiety. Poster accepted for presentation at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Orlando, Fl.
    10. Amir, N., Bomyea, J., (November, 2008). Implicit memory and posttraumatic stress symptoms. Poster accepted for presentation at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Orlando, Fl.
    11. Badour, C., Taylor, C., & Amir, N. (November, 2008). Attentional avoidance of threat-related pictures in post-traumatic stress disorder. Poster session accepted for the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Orlando, FL,
    12. Badour, C., Taylor, C., Thompson, K., & Amir, N. (November, 2008). Temporal allocation toward threat in posttraumatic stress disorder. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Orlando Fl.
    13. Sunshine-Hill, A., Thompson, K., & Amir, N. (November, 2008) Comparability of Computer and Paper Questionnaires in Social Anxiety. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Orlando, Fl.

     

    2009

    1. Bomyea, J. & Amir, N. Effect of Treatment Response on Working Memory Span in Generalized Social Phobia. (March, 2009). Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Anxiety Disorders Association of America, Albuquerque, NM.
    2. Bomyea, J., Taylor, C. T., & Amir, N. (March, 2009). Facilitating the Processing of Positive Information under Heightened Stress in Social Anxiety. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Anxiety Disorders Association of America, Albuquerque, NM.
    3. Taylor, C. T., Bomyea, J., Speed, E., & Amir, N. (March, 2009). Positive Attention Training in Social Anxiety and Emotional Reactivity to a Social Stressor. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Anxiety Disorders Association of America, Albuquerque, NM.
    4. Cowden Hindash, A., Najmi, S., Amir, N. (March, 2009). Executive Control of Attention in Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Anxiety Disorders Association of America, Albuquerque, NM.
    5. Morrison, A., Taylor, C. T., & Amir, N. (March, 2009). Effects of Social Anxiety on Image Generation Ability. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Anxiety Disorders Association of America, Albuquerque, NM.
    6. Tobin, A., Najmi, S., Mayes, T., & Amir, N. (March, 2009). Attention Disengagement Training on a Behavioral Test of Contamination Fears. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Anxiety Disorders Association of America, Albuquerque, NM.
    7. Thompson, K. & Amir, N. (March, 2009). Facilitation and Inhibition of Emotional Information in Social Phobia. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Anxiety Disorders Association of America, Albuquerque, NM.
    8. Barrett, C., Ekechukwu, A., Beard, C., & Amir, N. (March, 2009). Using the Inattentional Blindness Paradigm to Assess Attention in Social Anxiety. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Anxiety Disorders Association of America, Albuquerque, NM.
    9. Taylor, C. T., Bomyea, J., Speed, E.., & Amir, N. (November, 2009). A Novel Application of Attention Training to Elucidate Positive Emotional Processing Deficits in Social Anxiety. Symposium to be presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, NY
    10. Taylor, C. T., & Amir, N. (November, 2009). Computerized Attention Training and Relaxation: Increasing Access to Evidence-Based Treatments for Generalized Anxiety Disorder. Symposium to be presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, NY
    11. Najmi, S., & Amir, N. (November, 2009). The effect of attention training on a behavioral test of contamination fears in individuals with obsessive-compulsive symptoms. Symposium to be presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, NY
    12. Amir, N., Bomyea, J., & Beard, C. (November, 2009). The Effect of Interpretation Training on Attention Bias in Socially Anxious Individuals. Symposium to be presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, NY.
    13. Taylor, C. T., Bomyea, J., & Amir, N. (November, 2009). Facilitating the Processing of Positive Emotional Information under Heightened Stress in Social Anxiety. Symposium to be presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, NY
    14. Tobin, A. C., Najmi, S., & Amir, N. (November, 2009). Examining Differences in Interpretation among Individuals with Obsessive-Compulsive Symptoms Using Verbal Stimuli. Poster to be presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, NY.
    15. Bomyea, J., & Amir, N. (November, 2009). Reliability of the Probe Detection Task with Emotional Faces in Social Anxiety. Poster to be presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, NY.
    16. Mayes, T., Taylor, C. T., Bomyea, J., & Amir, N. (November, 2009). Beyond Subjective Symptom Change: Documenting Treatment Effects in Generalized Anxiety Disorder using an In vivo Worry Assessment. Poster to be presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, NY.
    17. Barrett, C., Bomyea, J., & Amir, N. (November, 2009). Evaluating the Effectiveness of a Single-Session Interpretation Modification Program. Poster to be presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, NY.
    18. Riemann, B. C., Amir, N., Schmidt, E. R., & Lake, P. (October, 2009). Clinical application of attention training for adolescent anxiety. In J. C. Piacentini (Chair), New directions in the treatment of child anxiety disorders. Symposium conducted at the 38th annual conference of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. Honolulu, Hawaii.

     

    2010

    1. Amir, N. (June, 2010). Attention Modification Program: An Effective and Efficient Treatment for Anxiety. Master Clinician Seminar at the World Congress of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Boston, MA.
    2. Amir, N., Najmi, S. (June, 2010). Approach and Avoidance Tendencies in Individuals With Obsessive-Compulsive Symptoms. In W. Cox, Cognitive and Neurocognitive Training for Correcting Psychological Disorders: Effects for Alcohol Abuse, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders, Depression, and Anxiety. Symposium conducted at the meeting of the World Congress of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. Boston, MA
    3. Amir, N., Taylor, C. (June, 2010). Mechanisms of Action Underlying Attention Training in Social Phobia: A Randomized Controlled Trial. In E. Koster, Cognitive Bias Modification in Anxiety Disorders: Advances in Attentional Retraining. Symposium conducted at the meeting of the World Congress of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. Boston, MA
    4. Amir, N. (June, 2010). Cognitive Bias Modification for PTSD: Preliminary Efficacy in Active Duty Marines. In C. Beard, Cognitive Bias Modification in Anxiety: Targeting Multiple Disorders, Biases, and Settings. Symposium conducted at the meeting of the World Congress of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. Boston, MA
    5. Amir, N. (June, 2010). Do Genetic Influences Moderate the Effect of Attention Training in Social Anxiety? In B. Gibb, Genetic Influences on Attentional Biases. Symposium conducted at the meeting of the World Congress of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. Boston, MA
    6. Amir, N. (June, 2010), Modification of Cognitive Biases in Anxious Youth: Change in Attention, Interpretation, Behavior, and Anxiety.(Discussant). In Salemink, E., Modification of Cognitive Biases in Anxious Youth: Change in Attention, Interpretation, Behavior, and Anxiety. Symposium conducted at the World Congress of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. Boston, MA