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Curriculum Vitae
David Marc Fresco
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
EDUCATION
Work Address
Home Address
Kent State University
2537 Kendall Road
Department of Psychological Sciences
Shaker Heights, OH 44120
P.O. Box 5190
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Kent, OH 44242-0001
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Email: fresco@kent.edu
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August 2014 to Present
KENT STATE UNIVERSITY
Kent, OH, USA
Professor
Department of Psychological Sciences
June 2011 to Present
CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
Cleveland, OH, USA
Adjunct Associate Professor
Department of Psychiatry
August 2007 to July 2014
KENT STATE UNIVERSITY
Kent, OH, USA
Associate Professor
Department of Psychology
August 2001 to July 2007
KENT STATE UNIVERSITY
Kent, OH, USA
Assistant Professor
Department of Psychology
December 1999 to July 2001
TEMPLE UNIVERSITY
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Postdoctoral Fellow
Adult Anxiety Clinic of Temple
Department of Psychology
With Richard G. Heimberg, PhD
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EDUCATION (CONTINUED)
REVIEW & EDITORIAL EXPERIENCE
December 1999
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA
Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology
Dissertation Title: Cognitive styles as moderators of the relationship of
life stress to depression and anxiety
Committee: Lauren B. Alloy, PhD (Temple University); Frank Floyd,
PhD; Donald H. Baucom, PhD; Dianne L. Chambless, PhD; Abigail T.
Panter, PhD (University of North Carolina)
September 1996 to
December 1999
TEMPLE UNIVERSITY
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Research Fellow
Adult Anxiety Clinic of Temple
Department of Psychology
With Richard G. Heimberg, PhD
May 1994
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA
Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Master of Art in Psychology
Master’s Thesis Title: Two approaches to the comorbidity of depression
and anxiety: Comparing explanatory style to sociotropy and autonomy.
Faculty Advisor: Linda W. Craighead, PhD
May 1990
TEMPLE UNIVERSITY
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Psychology-Honors/CAS-Honors Major
Bachelor of Art, Cum Laude, May, 1990
Honor’s Thesis Title: The nature and stability of cognitive styles in the
sub-syndromal mood disorders.
Faculty Advisors: Lauren B. Alloy, PhD, Philip C. Kendall, PhD
October 2013 to Present
Associate Editor
Cognitive Therapy and Research
January 2012 to December 2016
Associate Editor
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology
January 2009 to December 2013
Associate Editor
Behavior Therapy
January 2010 to December 2012
Editorial Board
Journal of Abnormal Psychology
January 2010 to Present
Editorial Board
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology
March 2005 to Present
Editorial Board
Behavior Therapy
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REVIEW & EDITORIAL EXPERIENCE (CONTINUED)
October 2000 to January 2004
Editorial Board
Cognitive and Behavioral Practice
January 2006 to Present
Editorial Board
Cognitive Therapy and Research
January 2001 to Present
Editorial Board
Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy: An International Quarterly
January 2004 to November 2007
Publications Committee
Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (formerly
Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy)
February 2004, June 2004,
June 2005, February 2006
Temporary Member
Interventions Review Committee (ITV)
National Institute of Mental Health
October 2006
Temporary Member
Adult Interventions Special Emphasis Panel (ZMH1 ERB-P-01)
National Institute of Mental Health
October 2007, February 2008
Temporary Member
Interventions for Anxiety and Mood Disorders (ITMA)
National Institute of Mental Health
October 2009, October 2012,
October 2013
Temporary Member
Interventions Committee for Adult Disorders (ITVA)
National Institute of Mental Health
March 2012, July 2012, November
2012, June 2013, December 2013
Member
2012/05 ZMH1 ERB-M (04) S Fellowships and Dissertation Grants
National Institute of Mental Health
December 2013
Member
Merit Review Panel for Clinical Trials (CLNA)
Veterans Administration
February 2014
Member
Development of Novel Interventions Special Emphasis Panel
National Institute of Mental Health
June 2014, March 2016, July 2016
Member
Training and Education Special Emphasis Panel (ZAT1 SM(33)
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine/National
Institute of Complementary and Integrative Health
February 2015, June 2015,
June 2016
Member
Early Phase Clinical Trials Panel
National Institute of Mental Health
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REVIEW & EDITORIAL EXPERIENCE (CONTINUED)
AD HOC REVIEWER
Anxiety, Stress, & Coping, American Journal of Psychiatry, American Psychologist, Archives of General
Psychiatry, Assessment, Behavior Therapy, Behavioral and Brain Functions, Behaviour Research and
Therapy, Biological Psychiatry, British Journal of Clinical Psychology, Clinical Psychology Review,
Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice , Cognition and Emotion, Cognitive and Behavioral Practice,
Cognitive Therapy and Research, Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology , Depression and
Anxiety, Emotion, The International Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine, Journal of Affective Disorders ,
Journal of Abnormal Psychology, Journal of Anxiety Disorders, Journal of Clinical Psychology , Journal
of Cognitive Psychotherapy: An International Quarterly, Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology,
Journal of Positive Psychology, Journal of Personality & Social Psychology , Journal of Social and
Clinical Psychology , Mindfulness, Neuroimage: Clinical, Pain, Personality and Individual Differences,
Psychological Assessment, Psychological Bulletin, Psychological Medicine, Psychological Science,
Psychosomatic Medicine
October 2015, February 2016,
October 2016
Temporary Member
Mechanisms of Stress and Health (MESH)
National Institutes of Health
December 2016
Member
SEP Adult Maturational Changes in Emotion Regulation
National Institute of Mental Health
December 2008, December 2013
Reviewer
Francisco Varela Research Awards
The Mind and Life Institute
December 2008
Reviewer
Louisiana Board of Regents’
Research Competitiveness Subprogram
Baton Rouge, LA, USA
March 2008
Reviewer
ZonMw Health Care Efficiency Research Programme
The Netherlands
June 2008
Reviewer
Swiss National Science Foundation
Switzerland
1997 to 2009, 2016
Program Committee
Annual Conference of the Association Behavioral and Cognitive
Therapies (Formerly AABT)
December 2010
Reviewer
Medical Research Council
England
September 2012
Reviewer
University of Ottawa Medical Research Fund Grants/Awards
Competition
Canada
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PROFESSIONAL SERVICE AND AFFILIATIONS
Member, Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) (formerly Association for
Advancement of Behavior Therapy)
Founder and Past President of the Mindfulness and Acceptance Special Interest Group within ABCT
Member, Association for Behavioral and Contextual Science (ACBS)
Fellow, Mind and Life Institute
Member, Association for Psychological Science
Member, Anxiety and Depression Association of America
REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES
(As of December 2016, my published works have accumulated an h-index of 28, which places me
above the 95
th
percentile of all Psychology Full Professors in the United States whereas my m-index
(1.65; h/number of years since first publication) exceeds the 99
th
percentile of all Psychology professors
in the United States. *Denotes a KSU graduate student)
1. Alloy, L. B., Reilly-Harrington, N. A., Fresco, D. M., Whitehouse, W. G., & Zechmeister, J. S. (1999).
Cognitive styles and life events as predictors of bipolar and unipolar episodes. Journal of Cognitive
Psychotherapy, 13, 21-40.
2. Reilly-Harrington, N. A., Alloy, L. B., Fresco, D. M., & Whitehouse, W. G. (1999). Cognitive styles
and life events interact to predict bipolar and unipolar symptomatology. Journal of Abnormal
Psychology, 108, 567-578.
3. Heimberg, R. G., Fresco, D. M., Travers, J., Stein, M. B., & Liebowitz, M. R. (2000). Social phobia
or social anxiety disorder: What's in a name? Archives of General Psychiatry, 57, 191-192.
4. Fresco, D. M., Craighead, L. W., Koons, A. N., & Sampson, W. S. (2001). Sociotropy and
autonomy: Dispositional variables relevant to the comorbidity of depression and anxiety. Journal of
Cognitive Psychotherapy, 15, 17- 32.
5. Fresco, D. M., Coles, M. E., Heimberg, R. G., Liebowitz, M. R., Hami, S., Stein, M. B., & Goetz, D.
(2001). The Liebowitz Social Anxiety Scale: A comparison of the psychometric properties of self-
report and clinician-administered formats. Psychological Medicine, 31, 1025-1035.
6. Fresco, D. M. & Heimberg, R. G. (2001). Empirically supported treatments for social phobia.
Psychiatric Annals, 31, 489-500.
7. Coles, M. E., Turk, C. L., Heimberg, R., G., & Fresco, D. M. (2001). Effects of varying levels of
anxiety within social situations: Relationship to memory perspective and attributions in social
phobia. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 39, 651-665.
8. Sayers, S. L., Kohn, C. S., Fresco, D. M., Bellack, A. S., & Sarwer, D. B. (2001). Marital cognitions
of depressed, maritally discordant spouses. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 25, 713-732.
9. Fresco, D. M., Heimberg, R. G., Mennin, D. S., & Turk, C. L. (2002). Confirmatory factor analysis of
the Penn State Worry Questionnaire. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 40, 313-323.
10. Mennin, D. S., Heimberg, R. G., Turk, C. L., & Fresco, D. M. (2002). Applying an emotion
regulation framework to integrative approaches to Generalized Anxiety Disorder. Clinical
Psychology: Science and Practice, 9, 85-90.
11. Fresco, D. M., Frankel, A., Mennin, D. S., Turk, C. L., & Heimberg, R. G. (2002). Distinct and
overlapping features of rumination and worry: The relationship of cognitive production to negative
affective states. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 26, 179-188.
12. Mennin, D. S., Fresco, D. M., Heimberg, R. G., Liebowitz, M. R., Schneier, F. R., & Davies, S. O.
(2002). Screening for social anxiety disorder in the clinical setting: Using the Liebowitz Social
Anxiety Scale. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 16, 661-673.
13. Harb, G. C., Heimberg, R. G., Fresco, D. M., Schneier, F. R., & Liebowitz, M. R. (2002). The
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Psychometric Properties of the Interpersonal Sensitivity Measure in Social Anxiety Disorder.
Behavior Research and Therapy, 40, 961-979.
14. Zaider, T. I., Heimberg, R. G., Fresco, D. M., Schneier, F. R., & Liebowitz, M. R. (2003). Evaluation
of the Clinical Global Impression Scale among individuals with social anxiety disorder.
Psychological Medicine, 33, 611-622.
15. Fresco, D. M., Mennin, D. S., Heimberg, R. G., & Turk, C. L. (2003). Using the Penn State Worry
Questionnaire to identify individuals with generalized anxiety disorder: A receiver operating
characteristic analysis. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 34, 285-293.
16. Erwin, B. A., Turk, C. L., Heimberg, R. G., Fresco, D. M., & Hantula, D. A. (2004). The Internet:
Home to a Severe Population of Individuals with Social Anxiety Disorder. Journal of Anxiety
Disorders, 18, 629-646.
17. Turk, C. L., Heimberg, R. G., Luterek, J. A., Mennin, D. S., & Fresco, D. M. (2005). Delineating
emotion regulation deficits in Generalized Anxiety Disorder: A comparison with Social Anxiety
Disorder. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 29, 89-106.
18. Weeks, J. W., Heimberg, R. G., Fresco, D. M., Hart, T. A., Turk, C. L., Schneier, F. R., & Liebowitz,
M. R. (2005). Empirical Validation and Psychometric Evaluation of the Brief Fear of Negative
Evaluation Scale in Patients with Social Anxiety Disorder. Psychological Assessment, 17, 179-190.
19. Mennin, D. S., Heimberg, R. G., Turk, C. L., & Fresco, D. M. (2005). Preliminary evidence for an
emotion dysregulation model of generalized anxiety disorder: Testing a theoretical model. Behaviour
Research and Therapy, 43, 1281-1310.
20. Gilles, D. M., Turk, C. L., & Fresco, D. M. (2006). Social Anxiety, Alcohol Expectancies, and Self-
Efficacy as Predictors of Heavy Drinking in College Students. Addictive Behaviors, 31, 388-398.
21. Fresco, D. M., Heimberg, R. G., Abramowitz, A., & Bertram, T. L. (2006). The effect of a negative
mood priming challenge on dysfunctional attitudes, explanatory style, and explanatory flexibility.
British Journal of Clinical Psychology, 45, 167-183.
22. Cogswell, A., Alloy, L. B., van Dulmen, M. H., & Fresco, D. M. (2006). A psychometric evaluation of
behavioral inhibition and approach self-report measures. Personality and Individual Differences, 40,
1649-1658.
23. Fresco, D. M., Alloy, L. B., & Reilly-Harrington, N. (2006). The association of attributional style for
positive and negative events and life stress to depression and anxiety. Journal of Social and
Clinical Psychology, 25, 975-994.
24. Fresco, D. M., Williams, N. L., & Nugent, N. R. (2006). Association of Explanatory Flexibility and
Coping Flexibility to Each Other and to Depression and Anxiety. Cognitive Therapy and Research,
30, 201-210.
25. Petersen, T., Feldman, G., Harley, R., Fresco, D. M., Graves, L., Holmes, A., Bogdan, A.,
Papakostas, G. I., Bohn, L., Lury, E., Fava, M., & Segal, Z. V. (2007). Extreme Response Style in
Recurrent and/or Chronically Depressed Patients – Change With Acute Antidepressant Treatment
and Stability During Continuation Treatment. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 75,
145-153.
26. *Moore, M. T. & Fresco, D. M. (2007). Depressive Realism and Attributional Style: Implications for
individuals at risk for depression. Behavior Therapy, 38, 144-154.
27. Fresco, D. M., *Rytwinski, N. K., & Craighead, L. W. (2007). Explanatory flexibility and negative life
events interact to predict depression symptoms. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 26,
595-608.
28. Henning, E. R., Turk, C. L., Mennin, D. S., Fresco, D. M., & Heimberg, R. G. (2007). Impairment
and Quality of Life in Individuals With Generalized Anxiety Disorder. Depression and Anxiety, 24,
342-349.
29. Fresco, D. M., *Moore, M. T., van Dulmen, M., Segal, Z. V., Teasdale, J. D., Ma, H., & Williams, J.
M. G. (2007). Initial psychometric properties of the Experiences Questionnaire: A self-report survey
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of decentering. Behavior Therapy, 38, 234-246.
30. Mennin, D. S, Holaway, R. M., Fresco, D. M., *Moore, M. T., & Heimberg, R. G. (2007). Delineating
Components of Emotion Dysregulation in Anxiety and Mood Psychopathology. Behavior Therapy,
38, 284-302.
31. *Moore, M. T. & Fresco, D. M. (2007). The relationship of explanatory flexibility to explanatory style.
Behavior Therapy, 38, 325-332.
32. Fresco, D. M., Segal, Z. V., Buis, T., & Kennedy, S. (2007). Relationship of post treatment
decentering and cognitive reactivity following an emotion evocation challenge to relapse of major
depressive disorder. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 75, 447-455.
33. Hart, T. A., Flora, D., Palyo, S. A., Fresco, D. M., Holle, C., & Heimberg, R. G. (2008). Development
and Examination of the Social Appearance Anxiety Scale. Assessment, 15, 48-59.
34. Mennin, D. S., Heimberg, R. G., Fresco, D. M., & Ritter, M. R. (2008). Is generalized anxiety
disorder an anxiety or mood Disorder? Considering multiple factors as we ponder the fate of GAD.
Depression and Anxiety, 25, 289-299.
35. *Rytwinski, N.K., Fresco, D.M., Heimberg, R.G., Coles, M.E., Liebowitz, M.R., Cissell, S., Stein,
M.B., & Hofmann, S.G. (2009). Screening for social anxiety disorder with the self-report version of
the Liebowitz Social Anxiety Scale. Depression and Anxiety, 26, 34-38.
36. Ledley, D.R., Heimberg, R.G., Hope, D.A., Hayes, S.A., Zaider, T.I., Van Dyke, M., Turk, C.L.,
Kraus, C., & Fresco, D.M. (2009). Efficacy of a manualized and workbook-driven individual
treatment for social anxiety disorder. Behavior Therapy, 40, 414-424.
37. *Armey, M., *Moore, M. T., Fresco, D. M., Mennin, D. S., Turk, C. L., & Heimberg, R. G.,
Spasojevic, J, & Alloy, L. B. (2009). Brooding and Pondering: Isolating the active ingredients of
depressive rumination with confirmatory factor analysis. Assessment, 16, 315-327.
38. Fresco, D. M., *Moore, M. T., *Walt, L. Craighead, L.W. (2009). Self-Administered Optimism
Training: Mechanisms of Change in a Minimally-Supervised Psychoeducational Intervention.
Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy, 23, 350-367.
39. Blanco, C., Heimberg, R.G., Schneier, F.R., Fresco, D.M., Chen, H., Turk, C.L., Vermes, D., Erwin,
B.A., Schmidt, A.B., Juster, H.R., Capeas, R., Liebowitz, M.R. (2010). A Placebo-Controlled Trial of
Phenelzine, Cognitive Behavioral Group Therapy and their Combination for Social Anxiety Disorder.
Archives of General Psychiatry, 67, 286-295.
40. Aldao, A., Mennin, D. S., *Linardatos, E., & Fresco, D. M. (2010). Differential patterns of physical
symptoms and subjective processes in generalized anxiety disorder and unipolar depression.
Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 24, 250-259.
41. *Lamoureux, B. E., *Linardatos, E., Fresco, D. M., Bartko, D., Logue, E., & Milo, L. (2010). Using
the QIDS-SR16 to identify Major Depressive Disorder in primary care medical patients. Behavior
Therapy, 41, 423-431.
42. *Haigh, E.A.P, *Moore, M. T., Kashdan, T. B., & Fresco, D. M. (2011). Examination of the Factor
Structure and Concurrent Validity of the Langer Mindfulness/Mindlessness Scale, Assessment, 18,
11-26. http://doi.org/10.1177/1073191110386342 . PMID: 20980699
43. *Moore, M. T. & Fresco, D. M. (2012). Depressive Realism: A Meta-Analytic Review. Clinical
Psychology Review. 32(6), 1–14. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.cpr.2012.05.004
44. Fresco, D. M., Mennin, D. S., Heimberg, R. G., & Ritter, M. R. (2013). Emotion Regulation Therapy
for Generalized Anxiety Disorder. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 20, 282-300. http://doi.org/
10.1016/j.cbpra.2013.02.00
45. Fresco, D. M. (2013). Tending the garden and harvesting the fruits of behavior therapy. Behavior
Therapy, 44, 177-179. https://dx.doi.org/10.1016%2Fj.beth.2013.02.003
46. Mennin, D. S., Ellard, K. K., Fresco, D. M., & Gross, J. J. (2013). United We Stand: Emphasizing
commonalities of cognitive-behavioral therapies within a broadening field of intervention science.
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Behavior Therapy, 44, 234-248. https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.beth.2013.02.004
47. Mennin, D. S., & Fresco, D. M. (2013). What, me worry and ruminate about DSM-5 and RDoC?:
The importance of targeting negative self-referential processing. Clinical Psychology: Science and
Practice, 20, 259-268 http://doi.org/10.1111/cpsp.12038.
48. Hughes, J. W., Fresco, D. M., Myerscough, R., van Dulmen, M., Carlson, L. E., Josephson, R.,
(2013). Randomized Controlled Trial of Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction for Prehypertension.
Psychosomatic Medicine, 75, 721-728 http://doi.org/10.1097/PSY.0b013e3182a3e4e5.
49. *Moore, M. T., *Anderson, N. L., *Barnes, J. M., *Haigh, E. A. P., & Fresco, D. M. (2014). Using the
GAD-Q-IV to identify generalized anxiety disorder in psychiatric treatment seeking and primary care
medical samples. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 28(1):25-30. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.janxdis.
2013.10.009
50. Fresco, D. M., Mennin, D. S., *Moore, M. T., Heimberg, R. G., & Hambrick, J. (2014). Changes in
explanatory flexibility among individuals with generalized anxiety disorder in an emotion evocation
challenge. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 38, 416-427. http://doi.org/10.1007/
s10608-014-9601-4
51. *Moore, M. T., Fresco, D. M., Segal, Z. V., & Brown, T. A. (2014). Factor analysis of the
Dysfunctional Attitude Scale (DAS) in a treatment-seeking sample. Assessment, 21, 570 - 579
http://doi.org/10.1177/1073191114524272.
52. Hoge, E.A., Bui, E., Goetter, E., Robinaugh, D.J., Ojserkis, R.A., Fresco, D.M., Simon, N. (2015).
Change in Decentering Mediates Improvement in Anxiety in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction
for Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Cognitive Therapy and Research,39, 228-235. NIHMSID #
635177, http://doi.org/10.1007/s10608-014-9646-4
53. Mennin, D. S. & Fresco, D. M. (2015) Advancing Emotion Regulation Perspectives on
Psychopathology: The Challenge of Distress Disorders, Psychological Inquiry: An International
Journal for the Advancement of Psychological Theory, 26, 80-92, http://doi.org10.1080/1047840X.
2015.969624
54. Bernstein, A., Hadash, Y., Lichtash, Y., Tanay, G., *Shepherd, K., & Fresco, D. M. (2015).
Decentering and Related Constructs: A Critical Review and Meta-Cognitive Processes Model.
Perspectives on Psychological Science, 10, 599–617, http://doi.org/10.1177/1745691615594577.
55. Mennin, D. S., Fresco, D. M., Ritter, M., & Heimberg, R. G., (2015). An Open Trial of Emotion
Regulation Therapy For Generalized Anxiety Disorder with Co-Occurring depression. Depression
and Anxiety, 32, 614-623, http://doi.org/10.1002/da.22377 .
56. Loucks, E. B., Schuman-Olivier, Z., Britton, W. B., Fresco, D. M., Desbordes, G., Brewer, J. A.,
Fulwiler, C. (2015). Mindfulness and Cardiovascular Disease Risk: State of the Evidence, Plausible
Mechanisms, and Theoretical Framework. Current Cardiology Reports, 17, 112, http://doi.org/
10.1007/s11886-015-0668-7
57. *Lackner, R. J., *Moore, M. T., *Minerovic, J., & Fresco, D. M. (2015). Explanatory flexibility and
explanatory style in treatment-seeking clients with Axis I psychopathology. Cognitive Therapy and
Research, 39, 736-743, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4684804/
58. Moore, M. T., Dawkins, M. R., Jr, Fisher, J. W., & Fresco, D. M. (2016). Depressive realism and
attributional style: Replication and extension. International Journal of Cognitive Therapy, 9, 1-12.
59. Seeley, S. H., Mennin, D.S., Aldao, A., McLaughlin, K. A., Rottenberg, J., & Fresco, D. M. (2016).
Impact of comorbid depressive disorders on subjective and physiological responses to emotion in
generalized anxiety disorder. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 40 290-303. https://
www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5029787/
60. *Shepherd, K. A., Coifman, K. G., *Matt, L. M., Fresco, D. M. (2016). Development of a self-
distancing task and initial validation of responses. Psychological Assessment, 28, 841-855. http://
doi.org/10.1037/pas0000297 . PMCID: PMC4929024
61. *Lackner, R. J., & Fresco, D. M. (2016). Interaction Effect of Brooding Rumination and Interoceptive
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Awareness on Depression and Anxiety Symptoms. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 85, 43-52.
http://doi.org/10.1016/j.brat.2016.08.007
62. *Matt, L, Fresco, D. M., & Coifman, K. G. (2016). Trait Anxiety and Attenuated Negative Affect
Differentiation: A vulnerability factor to consider?, Anxiety, Stress, & Coping, 29, 685-698. http://
dx.doi.org/10.1080/10615806.2016.1163544
63. Jensen, D., Cohen, J.N., Mennin, D. S., Fresco, D. M., & Heimberg, R. G. (2016). Clarifying the
Unique Associations among Intolerance of Uncertainty, Anxiety, and Depression. Cognitive
Behaviour Therapy, 45, 431-444. http://doi.org/10.1080/16506073.2016.1197308 .
64. *Moore, M. T., Fresco, D. M., *Schumm, J. A., & Dobson, K. S. (2017). Change in explanatory
flexibility and explanatory style in cognitive therapy and its components, Cognitive Therapy and
Research http://doi.org/10.1007/s10608-016-9825-6
65. Renna, M. E., Quintero, J. M., Fresco, D.M., & Mennin, D. S. (2017) Emotion Regulation Therapy:
A mechanism-targeted treatment for disorders of distress. Frontiers of Psychology (Research Topic:
Emotion Science, Advances in Emotion Regulation: From neuroscience to psychotherapy). https://
doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00098
66. Stange, J. P., Hamilton, J. L., Olino, T. M., Fresco, D. M., Alloy, L. B. (in press). Autonomic
Reactivity and Vulnerability to Depression: A Multi-Wave Study, Emotion. https://dx.doi.org/10.1037/
emo0000254
67. Stange, J. P., Fresco, D. M., Alloy, L. B. (in press).Inflexibility as a Vulnerability to Depression: A
Systematic Qualitative Review, Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice.
68. Fresco, D. M., Roy, A. K., Adelsberg, S., Seeley, S., García-Lesy, E., Liston, C., Mennin, D. S. (in
press). Distinct functional connectivities predict clinical response with Emotion Regulation Therapy,
Frontiers of Human Neuroscience (Research Topic: Can’t Get You Out of My Head: Brain-Body
Interactions in Perseverative Cognition)
AUTHORED BOOKS
1. Mennin, D. S. & Fresco, D. M. (under contract). Emotion Regulation Therapy for Chronic Anxiety
and Depression. New York: Guilford Press.
2. Fresco, D. M. & Bernstein, A. (under contract). Mind-Bending: Cognitive Flexibility for Clinical
Practice and Research. New Harbinger Publishers
BOOK CHAPTERS
1. Persons, J. B. & Fresco, D. M. (1998). The assessment of depression. In A. S. Bellack & M. Hersen
(Eds.) Behavioral assessment: A practical handbook, 4th edition. (pp. 210-231). New York:
Pergamon Press.
2. Turk, C. L., Fresco, D. M., & Heimberg, R. G. (1999). Social phobia: Cognitive behavior therapy. In
M. Hersen & A. S. Bellack (Eds.), Handbook of comparative treatments of adult disorders, 2nd
edition (pp. 287-316). New York: John Wiley & Sons.
3. Fresco, D. M., Erwin, B. A., Heimberg, R. G., & Turk, C. L. (2000). Social and specific phobias. In
M. Gelder, N. Andreasen, & J. Lopez-Ibor (Eds.), The new Oxford textbook of psychiatry. (pp.
794-807). Oxford, England: Oxford University Press.
4. Scott, E. L., Fresco, D. M., & Heimberg, R. G. (2002). Generalized Anxiety Disorder. In J. C.
Thomas & M. Hersen (Eds.). Handbook of Mental Health in the Workplace (pp. 175-191). Sage
Publications, Inc.
5. Roth-Ledley, D. A., Fresco, D. M. & Heimberg, R. G. (2006). Relationship of cognitive factors to
social anxiety disorder. In L. B. Alloy & J. H. Riskind (Eds.) Cognitive vulnerability to emotional
disorders (pp. 251-284), Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
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6. Alloy, L. B., Reilly-Harrington, N. A., Fresco, D. M., & Flannery-Schroeder, E. (2006). Cognitive
styles and life events as vulnerability factors for bipolar spectrum disorders. In L. B. Alloy & J. H.
Riskind (Eds.) Cognitive vulnerability to emotional disorders (pp. 63-92), Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence
Erlbaum Associates.
7. Persons, J. B. & Fresco, D. M. (2008). Adult Depression. In J. Hunsley & E. J. Mash (Eds.) A Guide
To Assessments That Work. (pp. 96-120). New York: Oxford University Press.
8. Blackmore, M., Erwin, B.A., Heimberg, R.G., Magee, L., & Fresco, D.M. (2009). Social anxiety
disorder and specific phobias. In M.G. Gelder, J.J. Lopez-Ibor, N.C. Andreason, & J. Geddes (Eds.),
New Oxford Textbook of Psychiatry, 2nd edition (Volume 1, pp. 739-750). Oxford: Oxford University
Press.
9. Mennin, D. S. & Fresco, D. M. (2009). Emotion regulation as an integrative framework for
understanding and treating psychopathology (356-379). In A.M. Kring & D.S. Sloan (Editors).
Emotion Regulation and Psychopathology, New York: Guilford Press.
10. Fresco, D. M., *Flynn, J. J., Mennin, D. S., & *Haigh, E. A. P. (2010). Mindfulness-Based Cognitive
Therapy (pp. 57-82). In J. D. Herbert & E. Forman. Acceptance and Mindfulness in Cognitive
Behavior Therapy. New York: Wiley.
11. *Clen, S.L., Mennin, D. S., & Fresco, D. M. (2011). Emotional Distress Tolerance and Major
Depressive Disorder (pp. 149-170). In M. J. Zvolensky, A. Bernstein, & A.A. Vujanovic (Eds.),
Distress tolerance: Theory, research and clinical applications. New York: The Guilford Press.
12. Mennin, D. S. & Fresco, D. M. (2014). Emotion Regulation Therapy (pp. 469-490). In J. J. Gross
(Ed.) Handbook of Emotion Regulation, 2
nd
Ed. New York: Guilford Press.
13. O’Toole, M. S., Mennin, D. S., & Fresco, D. M. (2015). Emotion Regulation Therapy: An experiential
approach to chronic anxiety and recurring depression (pp. 310-332). In N. Thoma & D. McKay
(Eds.), Experiential Techniques in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: Empirical Evidence and Practical
Application. New York: Guilford.
14. Renna, M.E., Quintero, J.M., Fresco, D.M., Mennin, D.S. (in press). Emotion Regulation Therapy: A
mechanism-targeted treatment for disorders of distress. In: I. Etchebarne & A. J. Roussos (Eds.).
Nuevos desarrollos en el tratamiento del Trastorno de Ansiedad Generalizada: Abordajes y
Debates [New Developments in the Treatment of Generalized Anxiety Disorder: Approaches and
Debates]
15. Persons, J.B., Fresco, D. M., & Ernst, J.S. (in press). Adult Depression In J. Hunsley & E. J. Mash
(Eds.) A Guide To Assessments That Work. 2nd Ed. New York: Oxford University Press.
PUBLISHED ABSTRACTS
1. Stange, J. P., Hamilton, J. L., Fresco, D. M., & Alloy, L. B. (2015). Parasympathetic flexibility
enhances success of spontaneous emotion regulation of sadness." Psychophysiology, 52, S113.
2. Hamilton, J. L., Stange, J. P., Fresco, D. M., & Alloy, L. B. (2015). Prolonged parasympathetic
reactivity to stress contributes to greater prospective levels of stressful life events."
Psychophysiology, 52, S113.
BOOK REVIEWS
1. Sloan, D. M. & Fresco, D. M. (2001). [Review of Handbook of Emotions (2nd Edition)]. Journal of
Cognitive Psychotherapy, 15, 281-283.
2. Fresco, D. M. (2003). [Review of Practitioner's Guide to Empirically Based Measures of Anxiety].
Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy, 17, 99-100.
3. *Schlegelmilch, A. & Fresco, D. M. (2005). [Review of Emotions and Life]. Journal of Cognitive
Psychotherapy, 19, 90-91.
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4. *Haigh, E. A. P. & Fresco, D. M. (2005). [Review of Mindfulness and Acceptance: Expanding the
cognitive-behavioral tradition]. the Behavior Therapist, 28, 90-91.
5. *Moore, M.T. & Fresco, D.M. (2005). [Review of Positive Psychological Assessment: A Handbook of
Models and Measures]. Counseling Psychology Quarterly, 18, 169-170.
6. *Schlegelmilch, A. & Fresco, D. M. (2005). [Review of Emotion-Focused Therapy: Coaching Clients
to Work Through Their Feelings]. The Counseling Psychology Quarterly, 18, 225-226.
7. *Rytwinski, N. K. & Fresco, D. M. (2007). [Review of Generalized Anxiety Disorder: Advances in
Research and Practice. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 14, 420-421.
MANUSCRIPTS SUBMITTED OR IN PREPARATION
1. Renna, M.E., Chin, S., Seeley, S.H., Fresco, D.M., Heimberg, R.G., Mennin, D.S. The use of the
mirror tracing persistence task as a measure of distress tolerance in generalized anxiety disorder.
Manuscript under review.
2. Mennin, D.S., Fresco, D.M., Heimberg, R.G., & O’Toole, M. A randomized controlled trial of
Emotion Regulation Therapy for generalized anxiety and co-occurring depression. Manuscript in
preparation.
3. Raab, H. A., *Sandman, C., *Seeley, S., García-Lesy, E., Fresco, D. M., Liston, C, & Mennin, D. S.
Increased prefrontal activation to negative stimuli following Emotion Regulation Therapy for
generalized anxiety disorder. Manuscript in preparation.
4. Fresco, D. M., Roy, A. K., Adelsberg, S., Seeley, S., García-Lesy, E., Liston, C., & Mennin, D. S.
Covarying changes in resting state connectivity and clinical outcome in Emotion Regulation
Therapy. Manuscript in preparation.
5. Seeley, S. H., Etkin, A., Fresco, D. M., & Heimberg, R. G., & Mennin, D. S. Changes in conflict
adaptation in generalized anxiety disorder resulting from Emotion Regulation Therapy.
Manuscript in preparation.
6. Renna, M. E., Seeley, S. H., Mankus, A. M., Heimberg, R. G., Fresco, D. M., & Mennin, D.
S. Increased attentional flexibility is associated with outcomes of Emotion Regulation Therapy for
generalized anxiety disorder. Manuscript in preparation.
7. Quintero, J. M., Mennin, D. S., Mayville, E., Heimberg, R. G., & Fresco, D. M. Implicit motivational
changes in approach and avoidance in Emotion Regulation Therapy for generalized anxiety
disorder. Manuscript in preparation.
8. Seeley, S. H., Etkin, A., Liston, C., García-Lesy, E., Fresco, D. M., & Mennin, D. S. Neural
correlates of changes in conflict adaptation from Emotion Regulation Therapy. Manuscript in
preparation.
9. Mennin, D. S., Fresco, D. M., & Aldao, A. Phasic heart rate variability changes predict clinical
outcomes of Emotion Regulation Therapy for generalized anxiety disorder and comorbid
depression. Manuscript in preparation.
PAPER PRESENTATIONS
1. Fresco, D. M., Craighead, L. W., Sampson, W. S., & Koons, A. N. (1995, November). The Content
Analysis of Verbatim Explanations technique: Applications within psychopathology research and
therapy process. In D. M. Fresco & S. L. Sayers (Chairs). Beyond the questionnaire: Broadening
the behavioral and cognitive sciences with content analysis techniques. A paper presented at the
Annual Conference of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy. Washington, DC.
2. Fresco, D. M., Craighead, L. W., Koons, A. N., & Sampson, W. S. (1996, March). Personality
factors in the comorbidity of depression and anxiety: The role of sociotropy and autonomy. In D. M.
Fresco & J. R. Z. Abela (Chairs). Interpersonal and achievement concerns: Recent findings from
three prevailing diathesis-stress theories of depression. A paper presented in an invited symposium
at the Annual Conference of the Eastern Psychological Association, Philadelphia, PA.
3. Fresco, D. M., Craighead, L. W., Sampson, W. S., & Koons, A. N. (1996, November). Self-
administered optimism training: Teaching pessimists to be more optimistic. In D. M. Fresco & J. M.
Satterfield (Chairs). Innovative applications of cognitive-behavior therapy: Giving CBT to the
community. A paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Association for Advancement of
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Behavior Therapy. New York, NY.
4. Fresco, D. M., Heimberg, R. G., Brown, E. J., & Winning, C. D. (1997, November). Comorbidity and
dysphoria in social phobia: The role of sociotropy and autonomy. In R. Rapee (Chair). Experimental
and descriptive features of social phobia. A paper presented at the Annual Conference of the
Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy. Miami, FL.
5. Fresco, D. M. (1998, August). Explanatory style: Informing psychotherapy and psychopathology
research with causal talk. In M. E. Addis (Chair). Perspectives on causal talk in psychotherapy and
psychopathology research. A paper presented at the Annual Conference of the American
Psychological Association. San Francisco, CA.
6. Fresco, D. M., Heimberg, R. G., Craighead, L. W., Craighead, W. E., Brosse, A. L., & Sampson, W.
S. (1998, November). Explanatory flexibility: An alternative conceptualization of the cognitive
diathesis in the Learned Helplessness Theory. In J. M. Satterfield & D. M. Fresco (Chairs).
Innovations in cognitive diathesis-stress theories for depression. A paper presented at the Annual
Conference of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy. Washington, DC.
7. Reilly-Harrington, N. A., Alloy, L. B., & Fresco, D. M. (1999, November). Cognitive style in bipolar
disorder: The association of family history and comorbidity. In J. H. Riskind (Chair). Cognitive
processes in bipolar disorder. A paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for
Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Toronto, Ontario, CA.
8. Fresco, D. M., Heimberg, R. G., Mennin, D. S., Abramowitz, A., Dangelmaier, R. & Bertram, T.
(2000, August). Explanatory flexibility: Further examination of a measure of cognitive process. In L.
B. Alloy & J. H. Riskind (Chairs). Cognitive styles and psychopathology. A paper presented at the
annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.
9. Fresco, D. M., Heimberg, R. G., Mennin, D. S., Abramowitz, A., & Bertram, T. (2000, November).
Changes in explanatory flexibility following a mood priming challenge: Further evidence relating a
new process measure to depression and generalized anxiety disorder. In D. M. Fresco (Chair).
Considering cognitive process: Extending and advancing our understanding of psychopathology
and treatment. A paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Advancement of
Behavior Therapy, New Orleans, LA.
10. Fresco, D. M., Mennin, D. S., Turk, C. L., & Heimberg, R. G. (2001, November). Deficits in emotion
regulation as the hallmark feature of generalized anxiety disorder: An emerging theory with
mounting evidence. In H. Hazlett-Stevens (Chair). The role of emotion in generalized anxiety
disorder. A paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior
Therapy, Philadelphia, PA.
11. Fresco, D. M., Turk, C. L., Mennin, D. S., & Heimberg, R. G. (2002, November). The Association of
Rumination to Generalized Anxiety Disorder and to Deficits in Emotion Regulation. In G. Feldman &
D. M. Fresco (Chairs). Worry and Rumination: Common Features, Distinctions, and Alternatives. A
paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy,
Reno, NV.
12. Fresco, D. M., *Moore, M. T., *Ostrowski, S, & *Armey, M. (2003, October). Association of
explanatory flexibility and ruminative brooding to generalized anxiety disorder and major depressive
disorder in a mood-priming paradigm. In Z. V. Segal (Chair). Depression Vulnerability Characterized
via Mood Challenge and Cognitive Priming. A paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society
for Research in Psychopathology, Toronto, ON, Canada.
13. Fresco, D. M., *Schumm, J. A., Dobson, K. S., & Heimberg, R. G. (2003, November). Mood priming
challenge and psychotherapy: Using experimental methodologies to evaluate theory-driven
investigations of vulnerability to- and mechanisms of action in recovery from depression. In Z. V.
Segal (Chair). Cognitive Vulnerability to Depression: Data from Studies Using Mood Induction. A
paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy,
Boston, MA.
14. Fresco, D. M., *Armey, M., Mennin, D. S., Holaway, R. M., Heimberg, R. G. (2004, November).
Emotion dysregulation in Generalized Anxiety Disorder: The relationship of worry and brooding. In
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J. Joorman & J. Rottenberg (Chairs). Emotion and its (Dys)regulation in Depression and
Generalized Anxiety Disorder: The role of rumination and autobiographical recall. A presented at the
annual meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New Orleans, LA.
15. Fresco, D. M., *Wolfson, S. L., Crowther, J. H., & *Moore, M. T. (2005, November). Distinct and
overlapping patterns of emotion regulation in the comorbidity of generalized anxiety disorder and
binge/purge spectrum eating disorders. In D. S. Mennin (Chair). Investigating the specificity of the
relationship between emotion dysregulation and GAD. A paper presented at the annual meeting of
the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Washington, DC.
16. Fresco, D. M., *Moore, M. T., *Rytwinski, N., & *Barnes, J. M. (2005, November). Reactivity of
explanatory flexibility: Development of an emotion evocation paradigm to identify vulnerability for
future psychopathology. In D. M. Fresco & P. Goldin (Chairs). Mindfulness and Reactivity: Towards
an experimental paradigm to broaden our conceptual and clinical boundaries. A paper presented at
the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Washington, DC.
17. Fresco, D. M., Segal, Z. V., Buis, T., Kennedy, S., Gemar, S., Hood, K., & Pedersen, R. (2006,
November). Relationship of post treatment decentering and cognitive reactivity following an emotion
evocation challenge to relapse of major depressive disorder. In D. M. Fresco (Chair). Translating
mechanism into practice in the cognitive behavioral therapies for depression. A paper presented at
the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Chicago, IL.
18. Fresco, D. M., Rytwinski, N. K., Haigh, E. A. P., & Moore, M. T. (2007, November). Reduced
concreteness in causal attributions following a negative mood priming challenge. In T. B. Kashdan &
D. S. Mennin (Chairs). Delineating emotion regulation processes in anxiety conditions. A paper
presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies,
Philadelphia, PA.
19. Segal, Z. V., & Fresco, D. M. (2007, November). Models of depression vulnerability emphasizing
mood-linked changes in cognitive processing: A review of studies in adults and adolescents. In R.
B. Jarrett (Chair). Risk Assessment and prevention of anxiety and depression in youths and
adolescents. A paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and
Cognitive Therapies, Philadelphia, PA.
20. Fresco, D. M., Ciesla, J. A., Jarrett, R. B., & Marcotte, M. (2008, November). Relationship of
explanatory flexibility to the recovery from major depression and the durability of treatment gains
following treatment with cognitive therapy. In D. M. Fresco (Chair). The role of metacognitive
factors in the treatment of major depressive disorder. A paper presented at the annual meeting of
the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Orlando, FL.
21. Fresco, D.M., *Flynn, J. J., *Clen, S. L., *Linardatos, E., (2009, November). Reactivity of
Explanatory Flexibility Following an Emotion Evocation Challenge: Relationship of Concurrent
Levels of Dysphoria to Reactivity. In D.M. Fresco (Chair). Reactivity: Toward a Greater
Understanding of This Universal Process Related to Vulnerability and Treatment Durability. A paper
presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New
York, NY, USA.
22. Fresco, D.M., Hughes, J. W., Myerscough, R., van Dulmen M., Carlson, L. E., & Josephson, R.
(2010, April). Mindfulness meditation for high blood pressure. A paper presented at the Center for
Mindfulness Annual International Scientific Conference for Clinicians, Researchers and Educators,
Worcester, MA, USA.
23. Mennin, D. S., & Fresco, D. M. (2011, November). Emotion Regulation Therapy for complex and
refractory presentations of anxiety and depression. A spotlight presentation delivered at the annual
meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Toronto, Ontario.
24. Fresco, D. M., Hoge, E., Vago, D., Jack, M. S., & Salzberg, S. (2012, April). Aligning the Goals of
Contemplative Science with the Funding Priorities of NIMH. A paper presented at the International
Symposium for Contemplative Studies, Denver, Colorado, U.S.A.
25. Fresco, D.M., *Flynn, J.J., *Shepherd, K., Mennin, D.S. & Etkin, A. (2012, November). Relationship
of emotional conflict adaptation to decentering and emotion regulation in GAD and MDD. A paper
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delivered at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, National
Harbor, MD, USA.
26. Fresco, D. M. (2014, July). Decentering from distress: Regulating negative emotion by increasing
psychological distance. An invited paper presented at the annual meeting of the British Association
for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP), Birmingham, England, UK.
27. Fresco, D. M. (2015, June). Emotion Regulation Therapy: A Synthesis of Affective Neuroscience
and Contemplative Practices to Target Mechanisms Underlying Anxious Depression. The annual
meeting of the Mind and Life Summer Research Institute, Garrison, NY, USA.
28. Fresco, D. M., & Mennin, D. S. (2015, November). Emotion Regulation Therapy: A Mechanism-
Based Treatment Targeting the Hypothesized Biobehavioral Markers Underlying Anxious
Depression in Z. V. Segal (Chair). Mindfulness Training Addresses Transdiagnostic Features of
Mood Disorders: Implications for Treatment Development and Dissemination. Paper presented at
the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Chicago, IL, USA.
CONFERENCE POSTERS AND OTHER PRESENTATIONS
1. Alloy, L. B., Albright, J. S., Fresco, D. M., & Whitehouse, W. G. (1992, June). Stability of cognitive
styles across naturally occurring mood swings of individuals with subsyndromal mood disorders. An
address presented at the World Congress of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy, Toronto, Canada.
2. Alloy, L. B., Albright, J. S., Fresco, D. M., Kruus, L., & Whitehouse, W. G. (1992, November).
Nature and stability of cognitive patterns in individuals with chronic subsyndromal mood disorders.
An address presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Research in Psychopathology, Palm
Springs, CA.
3. Alloy, L. B., Albright, J. S., Fresco, D. M., Kruus, L., & Whitehouse, W. G. (1993, April). Stability of
cognitive styles across naturally occurring mood swings. A paper presented at the Midwest
Psychological Association Meeting, Chicago, IL.
4. Fresco, D. M. & Craighead, L. W. (1993, May). Personality factors in the comorbidity of depression
and anxiety: The role of sociotropy and autonomy. A poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the
North Carolina Psychological Association, Atlantic Beach, NC.
5. Reilly, N., Alloy, L. B., Albright, J. S., Whitehouse, W. G., & Fresco, D. M. (1993, October).
Cognitive styles and life events as predictors of subsyndromal affective episodes. A poster
presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Research in Psychopathology, Chicago, IL.
6. Reilly, N., Alloy, L. B., Albright, J. S., Whitehouse, W. G., & Fresco, D. M. (1994, June). Cognitive
styles and life events as predictors of depressive and hypomanic episodes: A longitudinal study. A
poster presented at the First International Conference on Bipolar Disorder, Pittsburgh, PA.
7. Alloy, L. B., Albright, J. S., Fresco, D. M., Murray, L. A., & Whitehouse, W. G. (1994, June).
Comparison and stability of cognitive patterns in individuals with bipolar vs. unipolar subsyndromal
mood disorders. A poster presented at the First International Conference on Bipolar Disorder,
Pittsburgh, PA.
8. Fresco, D. M., Craighead, L. W., & Koons, A. N. (1994, September). Two approaches to the
comorbidity of depression and anxiety: Comparing attributional style to sociotropy and autonomy. A
poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Research in Psychopathology, Coral
Gables, FL.
9. Reilly, N., Alloy, L. B., Albright, J. S., Whitehouse, W. G., & Fresco, D. M. (1994, November).
Cognitive styles and life events as predictors of depressive and hypomanic episodes: A longitudinal
study. A poster presented at the Annual Conference of the Association for Advancement of
Behavior Therapy. San Diego, CA.
10. Sampson, W. S., Craighead, L. W., & Fresco, D. M. (1994, November). The influence of sex role on
depression and attributional style. A poster presented at the Annual Conference of the Association
for Advancement of Behavior Therapy. San Diego, CA.
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11. Fresco, D. M., Craighead, L. W., & Koons, A. N. (1994, November). A comparison of two
techniques for measuring attributional style: How the ASQ and the CAVE relate to each other and
to depression. A poster presented at the Annual Conference of the Association for Advancement of
Behavior Therapy. San Diego, CA.
12. Fresco, D. M., Craighead, L. W., Sampson, W.S., Watt, N.M., Favell, H. E., & Presnell, K. E. (1995,
March). The effects of self-administered optimism training on attributional style, levels of depression
and health symptoms in pessimistic college students. A poster presented at the Annual Conference
of the Eastern Psychological Association, Boston, MA.
13. Fresco, D. M., Sampson, W. S., Craighead, L. W., Clark, J., & Enns, C. (1995, November). Self-
administered optimism training: The process of lessening the impact of pessimistic explanatory
style. A poster presented at the Annual Conference of the Association for Advancement of Behavior
Therapy. Washington, DC.
14. Sayers, S. L., Fresco, D. M., Kohn, C., & Sarwer, D. (1995, November). Thought listing using free
recall and videotape reconstruction: Content coding of cognitions of depressed-discordant wives. In
D. M. Fresco & S. L. Sayers (Chairs). Beyond the questionnaire: Broadening the behavioral and
cognitive sciences with content analysis techniques. A paper presented at the Annual Conference
of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy. Washington, DC.
15. Fresco, D. M., Craighead, L. W., Sampson, W.S., & Koons, A.N. (1996, November). Three ways of
evaluating explanatory style as a diathesis for depression: Which measure is most clinically
relevant? A poster presented at the Annual Conference of the Association for Advancement of
Behavior Therapy. New York, NY.
16. Reilly-Harrington, N. A., Alloy, L. B., & Fresco, D. M. (1997, June). Comparisons of cognitive styles
across the bipolar and unipolar spectrums. A poster presented at the Second International
Conference on Bipolar Disorder, Pittsburgh, PA.
17. Reilly-Harrington, N. A., Alloy, L. B., & Fresco, D. M. (1997, June). Cognitive diathesis-stress
interactions as predictors of bipolar and unipolar symptomatology. A poster presented at the
Second International Conference on Bipolar Disorder, Pittsburgh, PA.
18. Fresco, D. M., Kostelnik, B. A., & Abela, J. R. Z. (1997, November). Techniques to assess
explanatory style: Further comparisons of the ASQ to the CAVE technique. A poster presented at
the Annual Conference of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy. Miami, FL.
19. Kostelnik, B. A., Fresco, D. M., & Abela, J. R. Z. (1997, November). Examining the effect of
attributional shift in explanatory style on enduring negative mood response. A poster presented at
the Annual Conference of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy. Miami, FL.
20. Alloy, L. B., Reilly-Harrington, N. A., & Fresco, D. M. (1997, November). Cognitive styles and life
events as predictors of bipolar and unipolar episodes. In J. H. Riskind (Chair). Cognitive styles and
psychopathology. A paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Advancement of
Behavior Therapy, Miami, FL.
21. Reilly-Harrington, N. A., Gould, R. A., Hirschfeld, D. R., Alloy, L. B., & Fresco, D. M. (1997,
November). Cognitive-behavioral therapy for bipolar disorder: A treatment informed by empirical
research on cognition and life stress. In N. A. Reilly Harrington (Chair). Understanding relapse in
bipolar disorder: Triggering events, cognitive vulnerability, and an integrated cognitive-behavioral
and pharmacological approach. A paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for
Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Miami, FL.
22. Frankel, A. N., Fresco, D. M., Mennin, D. S., Turk, C. L., & Heimberg, R. G. (1998, November).
Distinct and overlapping features of rumination and worry: The relationship of cognitive production
to negative affective states. A poster presented at the Annual Conference of the Association for
Advancement of Behavior Therapy. Washington, DC.
23. Mennin, D. S., Fresco, D. M., & Heimberg, R. G. (1998, November). Determining subtype of social
phobia in a clinical setting: Validation using a Receiver Operating Characteristic (ROC) Analysis. A
poster presented at the Annual Conference of the Association for Advancement of Behavior
Therapy. Washington, DC.
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Advances in computer technology for the assessment of anxiety disorders. A paper presented at the
annual meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New Orleans, LA.
39. Turk, C. L., Mennin, D. S., Fresco, D. M., & Heimberg, R. G. (2001, March). An examination of
emotion regulation deficits among individuals with generalized anxiety disorder. Poster presented at
20th Annual Conference of Anxiety Disorders Association of America. Atlanta, GA.
40. Heimberg, R.G., Fresco, D. M., & Roth, D.A. (2001, July). Cognitive vulnerability to social anxiety
disorder. Paper presented as part of the symposium Cognitive Vulnerability to Emotional Disorders:
Assessment, Prediction and Conceptualization at the tri-annual meeting of the World Congress of
Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
41. Hambrick, J. P., Fresco, D. M., Mennin, D. S., & Heimberg, R. G. (2001, August). Association of
explanatory flexibility to GAD and emotion regulation. In D. M. Fresco (Chair). Broadening
cognitive-behavioral models of emotional disorders with flexibility and mindfulness. A paper
presented at the Annual Conference of the American Psychological Association. San Francisco,
CA.
42. Fresco, D. M., Alloy, L. B., Reilly-Harrington, N., & Armelie, A. (2001, November). The association
of explanatory style for positive and negative events and life stress to depression and anxiety. A
poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy,
Philadelphia, PA.
43. Mennin, D. S., Fresco, D. M., Turk, C. L., & Heimberg, R. G. (2001, November). Emotion
dysregulation in generalized anxiety disorder: Implications for theory and treatment. A paper
presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy,
Philadelphia, PA.
44. Luterek, J. A., Turk, C. L., Heimberg, R. G., Fresco, D. M., & Mennin, D. S. (2001, November).
Psychometric properties of the GAD-Q-IV among individuals with clinician-assessed generalized
anxiety disorder. A poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Advancement of
Behavior Therapy, Philadelphia, PA.
45. Turk, C. L., Fresco, D. M., Mennin, D. S., & Heimberg, R. G. (2001, November). Using the Penn
State Worry Questionnaire to distinguish individuals with generalized anxiety disorder from
individuals with social anxiety disorder. A poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association
for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Philadelphia, PA.
46. Fresco, D. M., *Wolfson, S. L., Crowther, J. H., & Docherty, N. M. (2002, September). Distinct and
overlapping patterns of emotion regulation in the comorbidity of generalized anxiety disorder and
the eating disorders. A poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Research in
Psychopathology. San Francisco, CA.
47. *Armelie, A. P. & Fresco, D. M. (2002, November). Association of distraction, problem solving, and
dangerous activities to depression and to emotion regulation: An examination of Nolen-Hoeksema's
other responses to depression. A poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for
Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Reno, NV.
48. Luterek, J. A., Turk, C. L., Heimberg, R. G., Fresco, D. M. & Mennin, D. S. (2002, November).
Psychometric properties of the GAD-Q-IV among individuals with clinician-assessed generalized
anxiety disorder: An update. A poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for
Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Reno, NV.
49. *Nugent, N. R., Fresco, D. M. & Williams, N. L. (2002, November). Association of cognitive
flexibility and coping flexibility to each other and to depression and anxiety. A poster presented at
the annual meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Reno, NV.
50. Turk, C. L., Luterek, J. A., Mennin, D. S., Heimberg, R. G., & Fresco, D. M. (2002, November).
Delineating Emotion Regulation Deficits in Generalized Anxiety Disorder: A Comparison with Social
Anxiety Disorder. In D. S. Mennin & D. M. Fresco (Chairs). Rediscovering the Importance of
Emotions in Adult Psychopathology and Treatment. A paper presented at the annual meeting of the
Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Reno, NV.
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51. *Wolfson, S. L., Fresco, D. M., & Crowther, J. H. (2002, November). Comorbidity of Bulimia
Nervosa, Eating Disorder NOS, and Generalized Anxiety Disorder: Is emotion regulation the
connection? A poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Advancement of
Behavior Therapy, Reno, NV.
52. Weeks, Justin W., Heimberg, R. G., & Fresco, D. M. (2003, March). Confirmatory Factor Analysis of
the Brief Fear of Negative Evaluation Scale in Patients with Social Anxiety Disorder. A poster
presented at the annual meeting of the Anxiety Disorders Association of America, Toronto, Ontario,
Canada.
53. *Moore, M.T., Fresco, D.M., *Pinna, K., Walt, L.C., & Craighead, L.W. (2003, October). Self-
administered optimism training: Evidence for modality-specific mechanisms of change in a
minimally supervised psychoeducational intervention. A poster presented at the annual meeting of
the Society for Research in Psychopathology, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
54. *Armey, M., Fresco, D. M., Mennin, D. S., Turk, C. L., & Heimberg, R. G., (2003, November).
Brooding and Pondering: Isolating the active ingredients of depressive rumination with confirmatory
factor analysis. A poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Advancement of
Behavior Therapy, Boston, MA.
55. *Pinna, K., Carissan, D., *Moore, M. T., Fresco, D. M., & Mennin, D. S. (2003, November). Further
evidence supporting the emotion regulation deficit model of GAD. A poster presented at the annual
meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Boston, MA.
56. *Wolfson, S. L., Crowther, J. H., & Fresco, D. M. (2003, November). Negative Mood and Affective
Instability in Bulimia Nervosa, Anxiety Disorders, and Controls. A poster presented at the annual
meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Boston, MA.
57. *Armey, M., Fresco, D. M., Rottenberg, J., Gross, J. J., & Gotlib, I. H. (2004, November). Further
psychometric refinement of depressive rumination: Support for the brooding and pondering factor
solution in a diverse community sample with clinician-assessed psychopathology. A poster
presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New
Orleans, LA.
58. Button, D., *Moore, M. T., Mares, S, A. & Fresco, D. M. (2004, November). Relationship of
explanatory flexibility and explanatory style to each other and to depression, anxiety, and emotion
regulation. A poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Advancement of
Behavior Therapy, New Orleans, LA.
59. Gilles, D. M., Turk, C. L., & Fresco, D. M. (2004, November). An Evaluation of Alcohol
Expectancies and Self-efficacy as Possible Moderating Variables in the Relationship Between
Social Anxiety and Heavy Drinking in College Students. A poster presented at the annual meeting of
the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New Orleans, LA.
60. *Haigh, E. A. P., *Armey, M., Fresco, D. M., Auerbach, R., Abela, J. R. Z. (2004, November).
Brooding and Pondering: Isolating the Active Ingredients of Depressive Rumination with
Confirmatory Factor Analysis in an Adult Clinical Sample. A poster presented at the annual meeting
of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New Orleans, LA.
61. *Haigh, E. A. P., Mares, S. A., Croft, C., *Moore, M. T., & Fresco, D. M. (2004, November). The
relationship of three self-report measures of mindfulness to each other and to measures of emotion,
cognition, and psychopathology. In E. N. Forman (Chair). Mechanisms of Change in Acceptance-
Based Interventions. A paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Advancement
of Behavior Therapy, New Orleans, LA.
62. Henning, E. R., Hambrick, J. P., Heimberg, R. G., & Fresco, D. M. (2004, November). Need for
Cognition and Symptom Severity in Social Anxiety Disorder. A poster presented at the annual
meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New Orleans, LA.
63. Holaway, R. M., Mennin, D. S., Fresco, D. M., Heimberg, R. G. (2004, May). The Relationship of
Four Higher Order Emotion Factors to Anxiety and Mood Psychopathology. A poster presented at
the annual meeting of the American Psychological Society, Chicago, IL.
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64. *Moore, M. T., & Fresco, D. M. (2004, November). Association of reactivity of explanatory flexibility
and ruminative brooding in a mood-priming paradigm to depressive symptoms: Six month follow-up.
A poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy,
New Orleans, LA.
65. *Moore, M. T., Fresco, D. M., & *Haigh, E. A. P. (2004, November). Insight into attributional style:
Implications for the Depressive Realism Hypothesis. A poster presented at the annual meeting of
the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New Orleans, LA.
66. *Wolfson, S. L., Crowther, J. H., & Fresco, D. M. (2004, November). Negative Affect and Avoidance
in a Comorbid Sample of Eating Disorders Not Otherwise Specified, Generalized Anxiety Disorder,
and Controls. A poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Advancement of
Behavior Therapy, New Orleans, LA.
67. *Barnes, J. M., *Haigh, E.A.P., & Fresco, D. M. (2005, November). Screening for Generalized
Anxiety Disorder in a general psychology clinic: Sensitivity and specificity of the GAD-Q-IV as
compared to structured clinician assessment. A poster presented at the annual meeting of the
Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Washington, DC.
68. Holaway, R. M., Mennin, D. S, Fresco, D. M., *Moore, M. T., & Heimberg, R. G. (2005, November).
The Differential Relationship of Maladaptive Emotional Experiences in Anxiety and Mood
Psychopathology. In D. S. Mennin (Chair). Investigating the specificity of the relationship between
emotion dysregulation and GAD. A paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for
Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Washington, DC.
69. *Moore, M. T., Fresco, D. M., van Dulmen, M., Segal, Z. V., Teasdale, J. D., & Williams, J. M. G.
(2005, November). Initial psychometric properties of the Wider Experiences Questionnaire: A self-
report survey of decentering from rumination. A poster presented at the annual meeting of the
Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Washington, DC.
70. *Moore, M. T., Fresco, D. M., Mennin, D. S., Holaway, R. M., & Heimberg, R. G., (2005,
November). Signature patterns of emotion regulation and their relationship to depression and
anxiety. A poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive
Therapies, Washington, DC.
71. *Moore, M. T., Fresco, D. M., & Craighead, L. W. (2005, November). Self-administered optimism
training: A hierarchical linear modeling analysis of change in pessimistic explanatory over time. A
poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies,
Washington, DC.
72. *Rytwinski, N., Fresco, D. M., *Armelie, A., & Heimberg, R. G. (2005, November). An examination
of Nolen-Hoeksema's other responses to depression: Meaningful relationships of distraction,
problem-solving, and dangerous behaviors to depression and to emotion regulation. A poster
presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies,
Washington, DC.
73. *Barnes, J. M., *Rytwinski, N. K., & Fresco, D. M. (2006, November). Levels of explanatory style
and explanatory flexibility in treatment-seeking patients. A poster presented at the annual meeting
of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Chicago, IL.
74. *Haigh, E. A. P., *Linardatos, E., Fresco, D. M., Bartko, D., Logue, E., & Milo, L. (2006, November).
Screening for Generalized Anxiety Disorder with the GAD-Q-IV in a primary care medical
population. A poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and
Cognitive Therapies, Chicago, IL.
75. *Linardatos, E., Fresco, D. M., Mennin, D. S., & Heimberg, R. G. (2006, November). The
relationship of worry and experiential avoidance to emotion dysregulation in generalized anxiety
disorder. A poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive
Therapies, Chicago, IL.
76. *Moore, M. T. & Fresco, D. M. (2006, November). Insight into attributional style: Replication and
Psychometric Extension. A poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral
and Cognitive Therapies, Chicago, IL.
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77. *Rytwinski, N. K., *Armey, M., Fresco, D. M., & Nolen-Hoeksema, S. (2006, November). Initial
psychometric properties of the Self-Reflection Questionnaire: Elucidating the adaptive and
destructive facets of self-reflection. A paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for
Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Chicago, IL.
78. *Rytwinski, N. K., & Fresco, D. M. (2006, November). A Test of the Depressive Evenhandedness
Hypothesis for Attentional Biases to Pictorial Stimuli. A poster presented at the annual meeting of
the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Chicago, IL.
79. *Rytwinski, N.K., Fresco, D.M., Heimberg, R.G., Coles, M.E., Liebowitz, M. L., Cissell, S., Stein, M.,
& Hofmann, S., (2007, November). Screening for social anxiety disorder with the self-report version
of the Liebowitz Social Anxiety Scale. A poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association
for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Philadelphia, PA.
80. *Haigh, E. A. P., *Rytwinski, N. K., *Moore, M. T., & Fresco, D. M. (2007, November). Replication
and extension of the relationship between rumination and avoidance in a non-clinical sample. In E.
A. P. Haigh & D. M. Fresco (Chairs). “A melancholy of mine own”: Basic mechanisms, functions,
and consequences of ruminative self-reflection. A paper presented at the annual meeting of the
Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Philadelphia, PA.
81. *Moore, M. T. & Fresco, D. M. (2007, November). Depressive realism: A meta-analytic review. A
poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies,
Philadelphia, PA.
82. *Lamoureux, B. E., *Linardatos, E., Fresco, D. M., Bartko, D., Logue, E., & Milo, L. (2007,
November). Using the QIDS-SR16 to identify major depressive disorder in primary care medical
patients. A poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive
Therapies, Chicago, IL.
83. *Linardatos, E. & Fresco, D. M. (2008, November). Qualitative and quantitative differences in worry
among individuals with generalized anxiety disorder and major depressive disorder in clinical and
primary care samples. In *E. Linardatos & D. M. Fresco (Chairs). Walking the fault line between
GAD and Major Depression: Finding the factors the distinguish GAD from MDD. A paper presented
at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Orlando, FL.
84. Aldao, A., Mennin, D. S., *Linardatos, E., & Fresco, D. M. (2008, November). Using novel
subjective processes and physical symptoms to distinguish generalized anxiety disorder and
depression. In *E. Linardatos & D. M. Fresco (Chairs). Walking the fault line between GAD and
Major Depression: Finding the factors that distinguish GAD from MDD. A paper presented at the
annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Orlando, FL.
85. Mennin, D. S., Fresco, D. M., Ritter, M. R., Heimberg, R. G., & *Moore, M. T. (November, 2008).
Emotion regulation therapy for GAD: Integrating emotion-related approaches using an affective
science framework. A paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and
Cognitive Therapies, Orlando, FL.
86. *Rytwinski, N. K. & Fresco, D. M. (November, 2008). A meta-analytic study: Is depression
associated with a negative attentional bias? A poster presented at the annual meeting of the
Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Orlando, FL.
87. *Lamoureux, B. E., Fresco, D. M., & Hobfoll, S. E. (2009, November). Treating Comorbid
Posttraumatic Stress and Substance Use Disorders: A Meta-Analytic Review. Paper presented at
the 25
th
Annual Conference of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Atlanta, GA.
88. *Linardatos, E., Aldao, A., Kerns, C., Mennin, D.S., & Fresco, D. M. (2009, November). Distinct and
Overlapping Patterns of Emotion Regulation and Cognitive Reactions in GAD and Depression. A
poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies,
New York, NY, USA.
89. *Aaron, J. O., & Fresco, D. M. (2009, November). Cultural Differences in Emotion Regulation:
Preliminary Results of a College Sample. A poster presented at the annual meeting of the
Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, NY, USA.
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90. M. Berking (Chair). Emotion-Regulation Skills as a Maintaining Factor and Mechanism of Change in
Mental Disorders. D. M. Fresco (Discussant). A symposium presented at the annual meeting of the
Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, NY, USA.
91. *Clen, S.L., *Wynne, A.M., & Fresco, D.M. (2009, November). An Examination of the Relationship
Between Self-Esteem, Self-Compassion and Symptoms of Depression. A poster presented at the
annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, NY, USA.
92. *Rytwinski, N. K. & Fresco, D. M. (2009, November). An Eye-Tracking Study: Do Depressed
Individuals Lack a Positive Attentional Bias? In C. T. Taylor (Chair). Novel Approaches to Elucidating
Positive Information Processing Deficits in Emotional Disorders. A paper presented at the annual
meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, NY, USA.
93. *Clen, S. L. & Fresco, D. M. (2009, November). Is All Rumination Created Equal? Differing Mood
Effects of Concrete vs. Abstract Depressive. In J. LeMoult (Chair). Rumination Emotion
Dysregulation and Rumination in Depression: Underlying Mechanisms and Treatment Implications.
A paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies,
New York, NY, USA.
94. Hughes, J. W., Fresco, D. M., van Dulmen, M., Carlson, L. E., Josephson, R., & Myerscough, R.
(2010, March). Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction for Prehypertension. A poster presented at the
annual meeting of the American Psychosomatic Society, Portland, OR, USA.
95. Hughes, J.W., Fresco, D.M., van Dulmen, M., Carlson, L. E., Myerscough, R., Josephson, R.
(2010, May) Mindfulness-based stress reduction in prehypertension. Poster presented at the annual
meeting of the American Society of Hypertension, New York, NY.!
96. *Lamoureux, B. E., Hobfoll, S. E., Fresco, D. M., & Palmieri, P. A. (May, 2010). Predictors of
Psychological Well-Being in Inner City Women: Examining Trajectories of Resistance, Resilience,
and Distress. In *B. E. Lamoureux & D. M. Fresco (Chairs), Risk and Resilience for Posttraumatic
Stress and Comorbid Disorders in Trauma-Exposed Adults. Paper presented at the 22nd Annual
Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, Boston, MA.
97. *Moore, M. T., Fresco, D. M., *Flynn, J., & *Rytwinski, N. (2010, June). Association of reactivity of
explanatory flexibility following an emotion evocation challenge to subsequent depression
symptoms. In K. S. Dobson (Chair), Cognitive reactivity in depression: Theory, measurement, and
clinical implications. A paper presented at the annual meeting of the World Congress of Behavioral
and Cognitive Therapies, Boston, MA.
98. *Clen, S. L., *Flynn, J. J., & Fresco, D. M. (2010, November). The resiliency project: Psychological
markers of freshmen at-risk for drop-out from college. A poster presented at the annual meeting of
the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, San Francisco, CA.!
99. *Flynn, J. J., *Clen, S. L., *Rytwinski, N., *Haigh, E.A.P., van Dulmen, M., Carlson, L., Myerscough,
R., Josephson, R., Hughes, J. W., & Fresco, D. M. (2010, November). Correlates of treatment
change in mindfulness meditation for hypertension. A poster presented at the annual meeting of the
Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, San Francisco, CA.
100. Discussant for Symposium (2010, November): Getting Unstuck: Alternatives to ruminative Self-
focus (B. Wisco & L. Hilt, Co-Chairs). A symposium presented at the annual meeting of the
Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, San Francisco, CA.!!
101. Discussant for Symposium (2010, November): Functions and Thresholds: Issues Related to the
Dimensional Assessment of the Mood Disorders (M. T. Moore, Chair). A symposium presented at
the annual meeting of the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, San Francisco, CA.
102. Linardatos, E. & Fresco, D.M. (2010, November). Facial Emotion Recognition in Major
Depressive Disorder: A Meta-analysis. In (D. M. Fresco, Chair). It's Written All Over Your Face:
The Relationship of Facial Emotion Recognition and Processing to Interpersonal Functioning,
Psychopathology, and Life Adversity. A paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association
of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, San Francisco, CA.
103. Mennin, D. S., Fresco, D. M., Heimberg, R. G., & Ritter, M. (2010, November). Open Trial of an
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Emotion Regulation Therapy for GAD and Co-Occurring Conditions. A paper presented at the
annual meeting of the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, San Francisco, CA.
104. *Flynn, J. J., *Clen, S. L., *Rytwinski, N, & *Haigh, E.A.P., van Dulmen, M., Carlson, L.,
Myerscough, R., Josephson, R., Hughes, J. W., & Fresco, D. M. (November, 2010). Correlates of
treatment change in mindfulness meditation for hypertension. A poster presented at the annual
meeting of the Association for Behavior and Cognitive Therapies, San Francisco, CA, USA.
105. *Clen, S.L., *Moore, M.T., Mennin, D.S., & Fresco, D.M. (2011, November). Emotion
dysregulation profiles: A cluster analysis. A poster presented at the annual meeting of the
Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Toronto, Canada.
106. Gordon, D., Heimberg, R. G., Fresco, D. M., & Mennin, D. S. (2011, November). Psychometric
evaluation of the GAD-7 in a treatment-seeking sample with a principal diagnosis of GAD. Poster
presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies,
Toronto, ON.
107. *Flynn, J. J., *Moore, M., *Clen, S., & Fresco, D. M. (November, 2011). Physiological biomarkers
of reactivity and regulation in MDD with and without GAD. A symposium to be presented at the
annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Toronto, ON, Canada.
108. Mennin, D. S., Fresco, D. M., Heimberg, R. G., & Ciesla, J. (2012, April). Randomized control trial
of Emotion Regulation Therapy for generalized anxiety disorder and comorbid depression. In M.
Fraire & T. Ollendick (Chairs), Emotion Regulation in Anxiety Disorders Across the Lifespan:
Comorbidity & Treatment. Paper to be presented at the annual meeting of the Anxiety Disorders
Association of America, Arlington, VA.
109. *Goldstein, C., *Flynn, J. J., *Clen, S. L., *Rytwinski, N, *Haigh, E.A.P., van Dulmen, M., Carlson,
L., Myerscough, R., Josephson, R., Fresco, D. M, & Hughes, J. W. (2012, April). Acute relaxation
response obscures effect of a mindfulness-based stress reduction intervention for
prehypertensive adults. A poster presented at the International Symposium for Contemplative
Studies, Denver, Colorado, U.S.A.
110. *Flynn, J. J., *Goldstein, C., *Clen, S. L., *Rytwinski, N, *Haigh, E.A.P., van Dulmen, M., Carlson,
L., Myerscough, R., Josephson, R., Fresco, D. M, & Hughes, J. W. (2012, April) Randomized
controlled trial of Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction for prehypertension: Treatment-related
changes in autonomic response to stress. A poster presented at the International Symposium for
Contemplative Studies, Denver, Colorado, U.S.A.
111. *Shepherd, K. S. & Fresco, D. M. (2012, June). Implicit versus explicit decentering: Evidence for
dissociable involvement of discrete emotion regulation processes. Paper presented at the annual
Mind and Life Summer Research Institute, Garrison, NY, USA.
112. Mennin, D. S., Fresco, D. M., & Aldao, A. (September, 2012). Phasic heart rate variability
changes predict clinical outcomes of emotion regulation therapy for generalized anxiety disorder
and comorbid depression. Poster to be presented to the annual convention of the Society for
Psychophysiology Research, New Orleans, LA.
113. Mennin, D. S., Fresco, D. M., & Aldao, A. (2012, November). Increasing Vagal Flexibility Predicts
Improved Clinical Outcomes in Emotion Regulation Therapy for GAD. A paper delivered at the
annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, National Harbor, MD,
USA.
114. *Clen, S.L., *Shepherd, K., *Moore, M.T., & Fresco, D.M. (2012, November). Effects of fear of
negative emotions on the relationship between maladaptive repetitive thought and anxiety and
depressive pathology. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association of Behavioral
and Cognitive Therapies, National Harbor, MD.
115. *Flynn, J. J., Fresco, D. M., Britton, W. B., (November 2012). Examining the meditation specific
effects on decentering capacity. A paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for
Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, National Harbor, MD, U.S.A.
116. Mennin, D. S., Fresco, D. M., & Aldao, A. (2012, November). Increasing Vagal Flexibility Predicts
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Improved Clinical Outcomes in Emotion Regulation Therapy for GAD. A paper delivered at the
annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, National Harbor, MD,
USA.
117. Discussant for Symposium (2012, November): “Examining Principles of Mindfulness in Lab-Based
Settings: Promises for Guiding Intervention Research” (J. K. Lee, Chair) A symposium presented
at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, National Harbor,
MD, U.S.A.
118. Mankus, A.M., Cooper, S.E., Mennin, D.S., Fresco, D.M., & Heimberg, R.G. (2013, May).
Preliminary evidence for enhanced reactivity to emotional content in generalized anxiety disorder.
Poster to be presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science.
Washington, DC.
119. *Shepherd, K., Rabinovich, R, Fresco, D. M., & Jack, A. I. (2013, November). Self-reported
cognitive reappraisal and affect labeling ability predict neural activity associated with linguistic
processing of emotional information. In D. M. Fresco & K. Shepherd (Co-Chairs).
Neurobehavioral facets of emotion regulation in normative, disordered, and treatment contexts.
Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies,
Nashville, TN, USA.
120. *Shepherd, K., & Fresco, D. M. (2013, November). Decentering from distress: Regulating
negative emotion by increasing psychological distance. In K. Shepherd & D. M. Fresco (Co-
Chairs). In K. Shepherd & D. M. Fresco (Co-Chairs). Elucidating the mechanisms and
moderators of meditation enriched treatments at the confluence of CBT, affective science, and
contemplative practice. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral
and Cognitive Therapies, Nashville, TN, USA.
121. Mankus, A.M., Mennin, D.S., Fresco, D.M., & Heimberg, R. G., (2013, November). Emotion
Regulation Therapy for GAD Enhances Inhibition to Task-Irrelevant Emotional Content. Paper
presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies,
Nashville, TN, USA.
122. Goetter, E. M., Bui, E., Fresco, D. M., Robinaugh, D., Simon, N., & Hoge, E. A. (2013,
November). Decentering Mediates Symptom Improvement in Mindfulness Based Stress
Reduction for Generalized Anxiety Disorder. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the
Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Nashville, TN, USA.
123. Discussant for Symposium (2013, November): Beyond the Horserace: What Are the Factors that
Predict and Explain Treatment Response to CBT for GAD? (M. Dugas, Chair). A symposium
presented at the annual meeting of the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies,
Nashville, TN, USA.
124. *Seeley, S. H., *Mankus, A. M., *Renna, M., Cooper, S. E., Mennin, D.S., Fresco, D.M., &
Heimberg, R.G. (2014, March). Emotion Regulation Therapy for generalized anxiety disorder:
Effects on response inhibition to task-irrelevant emotional content. In A. Aldao & D. Klemanski
(Chairs), Emotion regulation flexibility in the treatment of anxiety disorders. Paper to be presented
at the annual meeting of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, Chicago, IL.
125. Cohen, J. N., Stange, J. P., Heimberg, R. G., Mennin, D. S., & Fresco, D. M. (2014, April). The
Mediating Role of Emotion Regulation Difficulties in Generalized Anxiety Disorder: A Model from
Emotion Regulation Therapy. Poster submitted for presentation at the Annual Meeting of the
Anxiety and Depression Association of America, Chicago, IL, USA.
126. Renna, M., Seeley, S. H., Mankus, A. M., Garcia, E., Mennin,
D. S., Fresco, D. M., & Heimberg,
R. G. (2014, March). Emotion Regulation Therapy for generalized anxiety disorder: Exploration of
heart rate variability and inhibition of emotional interference. Poster presented at the annual
meeting of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, Chicago, IL.
127. Waldburger, L. C., Stange, J. P., Seligman, N. D., Jessar, A. J., Yim, C., Fresco, D. M., & Alloy, L.
B. (2014, August) Differential Mediational Effects of Ruminative Subtypes between Emotional
Reactivity and Depression. Poster presented at the American Psychological Association
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conference, Washington, DC, USA.
128. Stange, J. P., Seligman, N. D., Yim, C., Waldburger, L. C., Jessar, A. J., Fresco, D. M., & Alloy, L.
B. (2014, May) Decentering Ability Predicts Flexible Executive Control and Adaptive Cognitive
and Affective Characteristics. Poster presented at the 2014 Association for Psychological
Science conference, San Francisco, CA, USA.
129. Stange, J. P., Seligman, N. D., Yim, C., Jessar, A. J., Waldburger, L. C., Fresco, D. M., & Alloy, L.
B. (2014, June). Flexibility in Thinking and Coping Enhances Spontaneous Emotion Regulation
Following Negative Mood Provocation. Poster presented at the inaugural Society for Affective
Science conference, Bethesda, MD, USA.
130. Stange, J. P., Alloy, L. B., Fresco, D. M., Seligman, N. D., Yim, C., Jessar, A. J., & Waldburger, L.
C. (2014). Inflexibility in Self-Regulation and Executive Control Characterize and Confer
Vulnerability to Depression and Anxiety." In E. Debeer (Chair), Psychological Inflexibility in
Emotional Disorders. "Symposium presented at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the European
Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, The Hague, Netherlands.
131. Adelsberg, S., Roy, A.K., Seeley, S.H., Fresco, D. M., Garcia, E., Renna, M. & Mennin, D.S.
(2014, November). Changes in Emotion Regulation Circuitry Associated With a Regulation-Based
Intervention for GAD. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association of Behavioral
and Cognitive Therapies, Philadelphia, PA.
132. *Moore, M. T., *Haigh, E. A. P., Lau, M. A., Willett, B. R., Yu, A. R., & Fresco, D. M. (2014,
November). Meditations on Meditation: Mechanisms of Change in Mindfulness-Based
Interventions. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association of Behavioral and
Cognitive Therapies, Philadelphia, PA.
133. *Shepherd, K.A., McCreary, S., *Matt, L.M., *Lackner, R. J., & Fresco, D. M. (2014, November).
Attending to the Body and the Clock: Interoceptive Awareness and Time-Perception Accuracy
Predict Emotion Regulation Capacities. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association
of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Philadelphia, PA.
134. Discussant for Symposium (2014, November): Expanding the Depth and Scope of Contemporary
Behavior Therapy: Interdisciplinary Conversations on Meaningful Clinical Outcomes (T. Ritzert,
Chair). A symposium presented at the annual meeting of the Association of Behavioral and
Cognitive Therapies, Philadelphia, PA.
135. Renna, M., Seeley, S. H., Chin, S., Heimberg, R. G., Fresco, D. M., & Mennin, D. S. (2014,
November). Preliminary evidence for a behavioral measure of distress tolerance in generalized
anxiety disorder. Poster to be presented at the annual meeting of the Association of Behavioral
and Cognitive Therapy, Philadelphia, PA.Renna, M. E., Mennin, D. S., Fresco, D. M., Heimberg,
R. G. (2015, April). Physical symptom changes as a result of Emotion Regulation Therapy for
generalized anxiety disorder. Poster presented at the CUNY Graduate Center Psychology
Research Day Conference, New York, NY.
136. Renna, M.E., Seeley, S.H., Chin, S., Heimberg, R.G., Fresco, D.M., Mennin, D.S. (2015, April).
The use of the mirror tracing persistence task as a marker of distress tolerance in generalized
anxiety disorder. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Anxiety and Depression
Association of America, Miami, FL.
137. Mhoon-Mock, W., Renna, M. E., Fresco, D. M., Heimberg, R. G., & Mennin, D. S. (2015,
April). Values engagement as a predictor of sustained treatment gains following Emotion
Regulation Therapy. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Anxiety and Depression
Association of America, Miami, FL.
138. Quintero, J. M., Mhoon-Mock, W., Mayville, E. W., Heimberg, R. G., Fresco, D. M., & Mennin, D.
S. (2015, April). Implicit motivational changes of approach and avoidance in Emotion Regulation
Therapy. In K. Crowe (Chair), Recent applications of mindfulness and emotion regulation in the
conceptualization and treatment of anxiety disorders. Paper presented at the annual meeting of
the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, Miami, FL.
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139. Mhoon-Mock, W., Renna, M. E., Fresco, D. M., Heimberg, R. G., & Mennin, D. S. (2015,
May). The role of mindfulness skills usage in values engagement following Emotion Regulation
Therapy. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science,
New York, NY.
140. Renna, M.E., Seeley, S.H., Chin, S., Heimberg, R.G., Fresco, D.M., Mennin, D.S. (2015, May).
The utility of a behavioral measure of distress tolerance in generalized anxiety disorder. Poster
presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, New York, NY.
141. Seeley, S., Abbas, M., Aldao, A., Fresco, D. M., & Mennin, D. S. (2015, May). Common and
Specific Patterns of Autonomic and Subjective Responsivity Among the Distress Disorders. In A.
Aldao (Chair), Emotion Regulation & Psychopathology: Identifying Transdiagnostic & Disorder-
Specific Deficits. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological
Science, New York.
142. Mennin, D. S., & Fresco, D. M. (2015, June). Potential mechanisms of Emotion Regulation
Therapy for generalized anxiety disorder and co-occurring major depression. In M. Newman
(Chair), How successful are research strategies to enhance treatment efficacy in Generalized
Anxiety Disorder? Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Psychotherapy
Research, Philadelphia. PA.
143. Stange, J. P., Alloy, L. B., & Fresco, D. M. (2015). Cognitive and Behavioral Inflexibility
Characterizes and Confers Vulnerability to Depression and Anxiety. In J. P. Stange (Chair),
Cognitive and Behavioral Flexibility: Perspectives on Effective Self-Regulation and Emotional
Disorders. Symposium presented at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Association for
Psychological Science, New York, NY.
144. Stange, J. P., Hamilton, J. L., Yim, C., Jessar, A. J., Seligman, N. D., Waldburger, L. C., Fresco,
D. M., & Alloy, L. B. (2015). Emotional Reactivity and Vulnerability to Depression: Cognitive-
Behavioral Inflexibilities as Potential Mechanisms. In A. Mezulis (Chair), Emotion Regulation,
Responses to Stress, and Pathways to Internalizing Symptoms. Symposium presented at the
2015 Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Philadelphia, PA.
145. Mennin, D.S., Renna, M.E., Quintero, J.M, Fresco, D.M. (2015, November). Emotion regulation
therapy for generalized anxiety and depression in a diverse sample of young adults. Paper to be
presented at the annual meeting of the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies
Conference, Chicago, IL.
146. Renna, M.E., Mennin, D.S., Fresco, D.M., Heimberg, R.G. (2015, November). Decreased muscle
tension and gastrointestinal distress in generalized anxiety disorder throughout Emotion
Regulation Therapy. Paper to be presented at the annual meeting of the Association of Behavioral
and Cognitive Therapies Conference, Chicago, IL
147. Quintero, J. M., Mhoon-Mock, W., Mayville, E. W., Heimberg, R. G., Fresco, D. M., & Mennin, D.
S.(2015, November). Assessment of implicit approach and avoidance mechanisms in Emotion
Regulation Therapy. In J. Mote (Chair), Once more, with feeling: Novel psychosocial interventions
informed by basic affective science. Paper to be presented at the annual meeting of the
Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Conference, Chicago, IL
148. Seeley, S.H., Mennin, D.S., Heimberg, R.G., Fresco, D.M., & Etkin, A. (2015, November). Conflict
adaptation and attentional change in Emotion Regulation Therapy for generalized anxiety
disorder. In S. Steinman & L. Hallion (Chairs). Neurocognitve Underpinnings of Anxiety:
Implications for Theory and Treatment. Paper to be presented at the annual meeting of the
Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Conference, Chicago, IL.
149. Shepherd, K. & Fresco, D. M. (2015, November). Effects of Implicitly Increasing Psychological
Distance From Distressing Stimuli in Depressed and Nondepressed Adults. Poster presented at
the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Chicago, IL, USA.
150. Discussant for Symposium (2015, November). Is Being Mindful Always Helpful? Trait Mindfulness
and Related Processes as Moderators of Psychological, Health, and Interpersonal Outcomes. (M.
Smoski & S. L. Keng, Chairs). A symposium presented at the annual meeting of the Association of
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Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Chicago, IL, USA.
151. Villier, A., Renna, M.E., Aldao, A., Fresco, D.M., Mennin, D.S. (2016, November) The influence of
muscle tension and gastrointestinal distress on psychological symptoms within generalized
anxiety disorder. Poster to be presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral
and Cognitive Therapies, New York, NY.
152. Quintero, J.M., Nayman, S., Zurich, R.C., Heimberg, R.G., Fresco, D.M., & Mennin, D.S. (2016).
Relationship of treatment response with patients’ credibility and outcome expectancies in emotion
regulation therapy. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and
Cognitive Therapies (ABCT), New York, NY.
153. Swee, M.B., Dryman, T., Horenstein, A., Mennin, D. S., Fresco, D. M., & Heimberg, R. G. (2016,
November). Intolerance of Uncertainty Mediates the Relationship Between Depression and
Quality of Life in Individuals with Generalized Anxiety Disorder. Poster presented at the annual
meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT), New York, NY.
INVITED ADDRESSES, WORKSHOPS, & GRAND ROUNDS
1. July 14, 2005, “Third Wave Behavior Therapies: Making room in the black box for Emotion,
Mindfulness, and Acceptance,” Department of Psychiatry, Summa Health System, Akron, OH, USA
2. April 3, 2008, “A Brief Introduction to Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy for Depression,” Shaw
Jewish Community Center, Summa Health System, Akron, OH, USA
3. September 30, 2008, “Explanatory Flexibility: A Potential Antidote to Emotional Reactivity,”
Department of Psychology, Baldwin-Wallace College, Berea, OH, USA
4. April 7, 2010, “An emotion regulation framework for treating generalized anxiety disorder: Rationale
and preliminary findings,” Department of Psychology, Clark University, Worcester, MA, USA
5. October 23, 2011, “Emotion Regulation Therapy for complex and refractory presentations of anxiety
and depression.” Department of Psychology, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
6. December 10, 2011 “Emotion Regulation Therapy for Generalized Anxiety Disorder” Workshop
presented at CBT-DBT Associates, New York, NY, USA
7. February 9, 2012, “Emotion Regulation Therapy for complex and refractory presentations of anxiety
and depression.” Department of Psychiatry, Summa Health System, Akron, OH, USA
8. December 9, 2012, “An Emotion Regulation-Based Approach to Treating Generalized Anxiety and
Co-Occurring Depression.” Department of Psychology, Case Western Reserve University,
Cleveland, OH, USA
9. January 15, 2013, “Beyond the DSM: Delineating behavioral and biological markers associated
with mood and anxiety disorders.” Department of Psychiatry, Case Western Reserve University,
Cleveland, OH, USA
10. January 25, 2013, “An Emotion Regulation-Based Approach to Treating Generalized Anxiety and
Co-Occurring Depression.” The Morley-Mather Lecture in Neuropsychiatry, Departments of
Neurology and Psychiatry, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
11. March 4, 2013, “An Emotion Regulation-Based Approach to Treating Generalized Anxiety and Co-
Occurring Depression.” Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve
University, Cleveland, OH, USA
12. February 20, 2014. “Emotion Regulation Therapy for complex and refractory presentations of
anxiety and depression.” Invited colloquium, Department of Psychology, University of Arizona,
Tucson, AZ, USA.
13. Mennin, D. S., & Fresco, D. M. (2014, July). Emotion Regulation Therapy: An affect science based
approach to chronic anxiety and recurring depression. Invited workshop at the annual meeting of
the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP), Birmingham, UK.
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14. July 23, 2014. Decentering from distress: Regulating negative emotion by increasing psychological
distance. Invited address at the annual meeting of the British Association for Behavioural and
Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP), Birmingham, UK.
15. November 3, 2014 “Emotion Regulation Therapy: A Psychotherapy for Anxious Depression
Enriched with Contemplative Practices” An invited address at Third Cosmology and Consciousness
Conference, Dharamsala, India
16. Mennin, D. S., & Fresco, D. M. (2014, November). Emotion Regulation Therapy: A new approach
for chronic anxiety and recurring depression. Invited workshop at the annual meeting of the
Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Philadelphia, PA, USA
17. Mennin, D. S., & Fresco, D. M. (2014, December). Emotion Regulation Therapy – a new integrative
approach for treating emotional disorders. Invited 2-day workshop at the United Centre of Emotional
Health and Positive Living (NGO), Hong Kong, China.
18. March 3, 2015. “Emotion Regulation Therapy for complex and refractory presentations of anxiety
and depression.” Invited colloquium, Department of Psychiatry, VA Palo Alto Health Care System,
Palo Alto, CA, USA.
19. Fresco, D. M. & Hughes, J. W. (2015, May). Mindfulness Meditation: A review of the
neurobehavioral bases and far-reaching health protective benefits of this concentrative practice.
Invited address to the Ohio Combined Public Health Conference, Columbus, OH, USA.
20. July 16, 2016. Western conceptualizations of helpful and destructive forms of the self. Invited
address at the Sera Jey Monastery, Bylakuppe, India
21. Mennin, D. S., & Fresco, D. M. (2016, October). Emotion Regulation Therapy. Invited institute at
the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, NY, USA.
GRANTS
Ongoing Research Support
1R01HL119977-01 Fresco (PI) 09/01/14-08/31/19
“Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for High Blood Pressure: A Two-Site RCT”
A two-site, three-arm randomized clinical trial comparing Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) versus an
active comparator (Stress Management and Education[SME]) or treatment as usual in the control of unmedicated
hypertension.
1P30NR015326-01 Moore (PI) 09/25/14-07/31/19
“SMART Center II Brain Behavior Connections in Self Management Science”
This new P30 center grant will study the brain-behavior connection in self-management of health and illness.
Role: Co-I
The Hershey Family Foundation Fresco (PI) 12/01/2015-11/30/2017
“Tibetan analytic meditation through the lens of neuroscience: A cross-cultural scientific collaboration” This
project will examine the neurobehavioral markers of Tibetan analytic meditation and debate in Tibetan monastics
at the Sera Monastery, Bylakuppe, India
Kent State University Postdoctoral Seed Grant Fresco (Co-PI) 06/01/14-05/31/17
"Basic, translational and clinical aspects of normative and disordered biobehavioral functioning: An
interdisciplinary consortium in the new Kent State Neuroimaging Laboratory."
With Robert Clements (Biological Sciences) and Will Kalkhoff (Sociology)
Mind and Life Institute Shepherd (PI) 01/01/13-12/31/17
This Francisco J. Varela Research Award, given to my doctoral student, Kathrine Shepherd, entitled, “Examining
the relationship of meditation experience to the neural correlates of spontaneous emotion regulation,“ will
examine the neural correlates associated with implicit, spontaneous emotion regulation in adept Tibetan
meditators as compared to demographically matched meditation naïve individuals.
Role: Faculty Mentor
Innovation Research Seed Awards Fresco (PI) 07/01/12-06/30/17
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College of Arts and Sciences, Kent State University
The grant application, entitled “Dissociable neural markers of anxious depression,” compares individuals with
comorbid major depressive disorder and generalized anxiety disorder to healthy control participants on a series of
neurobehavioral markers with fMRI assessment to identify tasks that reliably differentiate patients from control
participants and lead to potential targets of change in treatment.
Mind and Life Institute Flynn (PI) 01/01/11-12/31/16
This Francisco J. Varela Research Award, given to my doctoral student, Jessica Flynn, entitled, “Effects of
Training in Loving-Kindness Meditation on Underlying Approach and Avoidance Motivations,” is examining the
neural correlates associated with training in loving-kindness meditation in relation to approach and avoidance
motivations.
Role: Faculty Mentor
Completed Research Support
Applied Psychology Center, Kent State Univ. Fresco (PI) 07/01/11-06/30/12
“Identifying Biological Correlates of Explicit and Implicit Emotion Regulation Deficits in Major Depressive
Disorder,” will recruit participants with major depressive disorder and a subgroup of case-controlled healthy
individuals and monitor EEG and peripheral psychophysiological biomarkers during implicit and instructed
emotion regulation tasks.
Initiative for Clinical and Translational Research Fresco (PI) 01/01/11-08/31/12
This Collaborative Research Incentive Grant aims to examine the neural correlates of approach and avoidance
motivations in generalized anxiety disorder as compared to demographically matched control participants.
Ohio Board of Regents Fresco (PI) 06/01/10-12/31/11
This Research Incentive Grant seeks to identify signature patterns of cognitive, emotional, and physiological
reactivity among individuals with generalized anxiety disorder, current major depression, remitted major
depression, and healthy controls in the context of an emotion evocation challenge.
Role: PI
1R34 MH070682 Heimberg (PI) 06/01/2006 to 05/31/2010
Emotion Regulation Therapy for Generalized Anxiety
Role: Co-Principal Investigator & PI of Subcontract to Kent State University
1R21 AT002698-01 Hughes (PI) 09/30/2006 to 08/31/2009
Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction for High Blood Pressure
Role: Co-Principal Investigator
Research Incentive Fresco (PI) 09/01/2005 to 08/31/2007
Assessing Attentional Biases for Emotional Pictures and Words in people with Current and Remitted Depression
Agency: Kent-Summa Center for the Treatment and Study of Traumatic Stress
Research Challenge Award Fresco (PI) 06/01/2004-05/31/2007
Improving the Identification of Major Depressive Disorder and Generalized Anxiety Disorder in a Primary Care
Medical Population
Agency: Ohio Board of Regents
Research Incentive Hughes &Fresco (PIs) 09/01/2003 to 08/31/2005
Autonomic Parameters in Generalized Anxiety Disorder during an emotion evocation challenge
Agency: Kent-Summa Center for the Treatment and Study of Traumatic Stress
R10MH44119 (Years 11-13) Heimberg (PI) 01/01/2000 to 12/31/2002
Pharmacotherapy of Social Phobia
Role: Co-I
R10MH57148 (Years 1-6) Heimberg (PI) 01/01/2000 to 12/31/2002
Long Term Treatment of Social Phobia
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Role: Co-I
TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Other
October 2014
Faculty
Science for Monks
Dharamsala, India
Program initiated by His Holiness, the Dalai Lama to provide science
instruction to monks pursuing the Geshe degree (equivalent to a Ph.D.)
in all manner of science
Undergraduate
Fall 2001, Fall 2002,
Fall 2003, Spring 2004,
Fall 2004, Fall 2005
Course Instructor
Kent State University
Kent, Ohio
Introduction to Personality
Undergraduate section with 50 to 120 students.
Spring 2005, Spring 2006,
Fall 2007, Fall 2009,
Fall 2012, Fall 2013,
Fall 2014, Spring 2016
Course Instructor
Kent State University
Kent, Ohio
Abnormal Psychology
Undergraduate section with up to 150 students.
Spring 2007, Spring 2009
Course Instructor
Kent State University
Kent, Ohio
Theories of Emotion
Undergraduate section with 25-30 students.
Fall 1993, Spring 1994
Course Instructor
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC
Introduction to Personality
Undergraduate section with 35 to 45 students.
Graduate
Spring 2002, Spring 2004,
Spring 2006, Spring 2008,
Spring 2010, Spring 2012
Spring 2014, Spring 2015
Course Instructor
Kent State University
Kent, Ohio
Clinical Research Methods
Core methods course for clinical psychology doctoral students.
Spring 2003, Fall 2004,
Fall 2006, Fall 2008,
Fall 2010, Fall 2012,
Spring 2017
Course Instructor
Kent State University
Kent, Ohio
Cognitive-Behavior Therapy course in theory, practice, and evidence for
behavior therapies, CBT, and ESTs
Summer 2003-2007
Summer 2009,
Summer 2011-2012
Course Instructor
Kent State University
Kent, Ohio
Integration Practicum course in theory and development of clinical case
formulations and formal training in the Structured Clinical Interview for
DSM-IV-TR (SCID)
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DISSERTATIONS DIRECTED
1. Michael T. Moore, “Memory Biases and Depressive Realism” Prospectus defended November
2006; Dissertation Defended June 2009
2. Emily A. P. Haigh “Relationship of depressive rumination and decentering to mood repair in the
context of an emotion evocation paradigm” Prospectus defended November 2007; Dissertation
Defended October 2009.
3. Nina K. Rytwinski “Do People with Symptoms of Depression Exhibit a Negative Attentional Bias or
Depressive Evenhandedness?” Prospectus defended July 2008; Dissertation Defended June 2009.
4. Brittain Lamoureux “Predictors of Psychological Well-Being in Inner City Women: Examining
Trajectories of Resistance, Resilience, and Distress” Prospectus Defended December 2009;
Dissertation Defended November 2010
5. Eftihia Linardatos “Facial emotion recognition in generalized anxiety disorder and major depressive
disorder” Prospectus Defended November 2009; Dissertation Defended: November 2011
6. Shauna L. Clen "Association of Meta-Cognitive Reactions to Negative Emotions to Anxiety and
Depressive Pathology." Prospectus Defended November 2011; Dissertation Defended July 2013
7. Jessica J. Flynn (Co-Directed) “Getting Stuck in Fear as a Marker of one Anxiety Disorder:
Generalized Social Phobia” Prospectus Defended: 10 October 2013; Dissertation Defended July
2016
8. Kathrine Shepherd “Validation of a self-distancing task in experienced meditators and meditation
naïve individuals” Prospectus Defended: 6 October 2015
DOCTORAL CANDIDACY EXAMS DIRECTED
1. Michael T. Moore, Summer 2006, “Depressive Realism: A meta-analytic review.” (Published in
Clinical Psychology Review)
2. Nina Rytwinski, Summer 2007 “Is depression associated with a negative attentional bias?: A meta-
analytic review
3. Eftihia Linardatos, Fall 2009 “Emotional Face Recognition in Depression: A Meta-Analytic Review”
4. Brittain Lamoureux, Fall 2009 “Treating Comorbid Posttraumatic Stress and Substance Use
Disorders: A Meta-Analytic Review”
5. Shauna Clen, Spring 2011 “The experimental induction of sadness: A meta-analytic review”
6. Kathrine Shepherd, Fall 2014 “Stepping back to get a better view: A review of salutary effects of
metacognitive interventions in the classroom and the clinic”
7. Ryan Lackner, Spring 2017 “Integrating Resting-State Functional Connectivity Findings with a
Proposed Model of Self-referential Dysfunction in Depression and Anxiety”
MASTERS THESES DIRECTED
1. Michael T. Moore, April 2005, “Depressive Realism and Attributional Style: Implications for
individuals at risk for depression”
2. Emily A. P. Haigh, June 2006, “Confirmatory factor analysis of the Langer Mindfulness Scale”
3. Nina K. Rytwinski, September 2006 “A Test of the Depressive Evenhandedness Hypothesis for
Attentional Biases to Word and Pictorial Stimuli”
4. Eftihia Linardatos, July 2008, “Qualitative and quantitative differences of worry among individuals
with and without generalized anxiety disorder”
5. Shauna Clen, March 2010, “Mood effects of concrete versus abstract depressive rumination”
Fall 2015, Fall 2016
Course Instructor
Kent State University
Kent, Ohio
Introduction to Clinical Psychology
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6. Kathrine Shepherd, March 2014, “Decentering from distress: Regulating negative emotion by
increasing psychological distance”
7. Ryan Lackner, January 2016 "Interaction Effect of Brooding Rumination and Interoceptive
Awareness on Depression and Anxiety Symptoms"
HONORS THESES DIRECTED
1. Candace A. Croft, April 2004, “The effects of spirituality/religiosity on overcoming the perils of
pessimism as related to depression” (High University Honors, received the Zaynor Award for most
excellent thesis in Psychology)
2. Elizabeth K. Seng, December 2004, “The relationship of three self-report measures of mindfulness
to each other and to measures of emotion, cognition, and psychopathology” (High University
Honors)
3. Elizabeth Watson, June 2007, “Reactivity of explanatory flexibility: Development of an emotion
evocation paradigm to identify vulnerability for future psychopathology”
4. Lauren Cherney, July 2007, “Extension of the reduced concreteness theory of worry to depressive
rumination.”
5. David Kalmbach, April 2008, “The interactive effects of dysphoria and rumination on the perception
and recall of control”
6. Tara Baluck, May 2008, “Gender Identity: Relationship with depression, anxiety, and emotion
regulation”
7. Allison Wynne, May 2009, “Relationship of self-esteem and self-compassion to each other and to
depression”
8. Jessica Watson, April 2011, “A comparison of the role of self-reported mindfulness in predicting
interpersonal functioning in individuals with symptoms of depression and anxiety”
9. Kala Phillips, April 2013, “Emotional clarity as a predictor of decentering capacities.”
10. Shannon McCreary, April 2014 “Association of interoceptive awareness to decentering”
11. Justin Leiter, April 2016 “The Convergent Validity of the Multidimensional Assessment of
Interoceptive Awareness”
FELLOWSHIPS MENTORED
1. Jonathan Stange (Temple University) 1F31MH099761-01 “Inflexibility and vulnerability to
depression.” (Role: Co-Mentor, January 2013 to December 2014)
DISSERTATION COMMITTEES
1. Stephanie Wolfson (Prospectus: October 2004; Dissertation Orals: July 2006)
2. Erin Young (Dissertation Orals: October 2005)
3. Michael Armey (Prospectus: December 2005; Dissertation Orals: July 2009)
4. Keri Pinna (Prospectus: August 2008; Dissertation Orals: Spring 2011)
5. Jennifer Aakre (Prospectus: October 2008; Dissertation Orals: June 2010)
6. Katherine Blackbird (English, Dissertation Orals: June 2010)
7. Lindsay Matt (Prospectus, September 2016)
DOCTORAL CANDIDACY EXAM COMMITTEES
1. Keri Pinna (October 2006)
2. Christina Hill (February 2007)
3. Jude Chamberlain (November 2010)
4. Ashley Szabo (November 2010)
5. Omar Sandoval (August 2011)
6. David Kalmbach (November 2011)
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7. Anthony Terescavage (January 2013)
8. Jennifer Coleman (July 2014)
9. Gail Williams (Summer, 2015)
10. Lindsay Matt (Summer 2015)
MASTERS THESIS COMMITTEES
1. Matthew Anderson (June 2002)
2. Kami Singh (April 2003)
3. Michael Armey (April 2004)
4. Keri Pinna (December 2004)
5. Sheethal Reddy (July 2005)
6. Susaye Rattigan (Fall 2006)
7. Jennifer Aakre (Spring 2007)
8. Andreana Benitez (Spring 2007)
9. Amanda McCleery (Spring 2009)
10.Suhrida Yadavalli (Spring 2009)
11. Marielle Divilbiss (Summer 2009)
12.Brian Pechek (Spring 2009: Philosophy)
13.Shannon Siener (Spring 2010)
14.David Kalmbach (Spring 2011)
15.Laura Buchholz (Spring 2012)
16.Aubrey Moe (Spring 2012)
17.Lindsay Matt (Spring 2014)
HONORS THESIS COMMITTEES
1. Christopher Simones (Sculpture Major, April 9, 2004; Sculpture Installation, April 5-11, 2004)
2. Nicole Stark (April 2006)
3. Julie Kozak (April 2007)
GRADUATE STUDENTS MENTORED
1. Michael Moore (Entered Fall 2002; Graduated August 2009)
2. Emily Haigh (Entered Fall 2003; Graduated December 2009)
3. Nina Rytwinski (Entered Fall 2004; Graduated August 2010)
4. Eftihia Linardatos (Entered Fall 2005; Graduated December 2011)
5. Brittain Lamoureux (Entered Fall 2005; Graduated August 2011)
6. Shauna Clen (Entered Fall 2007; Graduated December 2012)
7. Jessica Flynn (Entered Fall 2009; Graduated August 2016)
8. Kathrine Shepherd (Entered Fall 2011)
9. Ryan Lackner (Entered Fall 2013)
10. Luke Heggeness (Entered Fall 2015)
11. Stanley Seah (Entered Fall 2016)
POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWS MENTORED
1. Joshua Pollock (June 2014-Present)
2. Laura Kiken (July 2015-Present)
HONORS ADVISOR
1. Tara Baluck (January 2005 to Spring 2008)
2. Meredith Snyder (January 2005 to May 2005)
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3. Lindsey Irwin (Fall 2005 to Fall 2006)
4. Lauren Cherney (Spring 2006 to Summer 2007)
5. Beth Watson (Spring 2006 to Summer 2007)
6. David Kalmbach (Summer 2006 to Spring 2008)
7. Matthew Bica (Fall 2006 to Fall 2007)
8. Allison Wynne (Summer 2008 to May 2009)
9. Jessica Watson (Summer 2009 to Spring 2011)
10. Elizabeth Schindler (Spring 2011)
11. Kala Phillips (Spring 2012 to Spring 2013)
12. Shannon McCreary (Spring 2013 to Spring 2014)
13. Justin Leiter (Spring 2014 to Spring 2016)
UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANTS
Over 50 different students have spent at least one semester in my lab. Many of stayed 2+ semesters.
Four separate students have earned authorship on conference posters, manuscripts, etc. Six students
have gained admission to PhD programs, two to PsyD programs, nine others have gained admission to
Masters Programs.
UNIVERSITY CITIZENSHIP
DEPARTMENT
COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY SERVICE SINCE TENURE
Fall 2001 to Present
Member, Clinical Training Committee (CTC)
Fall 2006 to Spring 2008
Faculty Coordinator, Mass Testing
Fall 2006 to Spring 2007
Member, Psychopathology Search Committee
Fall 2006 to Summer 2008
Member, Resources and Development Committee
Fall 2006 to Summer 2008
Coordinator, Psychology Department Colloquium Series
Spring 2007 to Summer 2008
Member, Department Webpage Committee
November 2007 to May 2008
Ad Hoc APC Review Committee
Summer 2008 to Summer 2009
Member, Undergraduate Curriculum Committee
Spring 2009
Ad Hoc Committee on Transfer Credits and Course Equivalences
Summer 2009 to Present
Member, Resources and Development Committee
Summer 2009 to Summer 2010
Faculty Coordinator, Subject Pool
Fall 2010 to Spring 2011
Member, Department Art Committee
Spring 2011 to Fall 2011
Ad Hoc Committee to develop fMRI research capabilities
Fall 2011 to Present
Cub Reporter, Psyche
Fall 2013 to Present
Member, Department Webpage Redesign Committee
October 2016 to present
Development Committee
April to May 2008
Ad Hoc Kent State Public Health Group
December 2008
Commencement
Sept 23, 2009
Guest taught class for Dr. Jeffrey Wattles
August 2010
Commencement
August 2011
Commencement
Fall 2011 to Spring 2012
Ad Hoc Working Group to develop fMRI research capabilities
February 2017 D. M. Fresco, !34
PRESS AND PUBLICITY
September 2000
Interviewed by Diane Sawyer on ABC’s Good Morning America, on the topic Optimism and the 2000
Presidential Election.
March 2002
Participated in panel discussion on Life Coaching on NPR’s Talk of the Nation.
December 2007
Interviewed on WCPN’s “The Sound of Ideas” on the topic of “What can alternative medicine do for
you?
January 2009
Participated in a panel discussion entitled, “Happiness and the Brain” on the Toronto-based television
program, “The Agenda with Steve Paikin.” The discussion included coverage of affective neuroscience,
the neural correlates of happiness and the benefits of Buddhist mental training exercises such as
mindfulness meditation.
January 2011
Interviewed for a story that appeared in the LA Times on the benefits of mindfulness meditation.
April 2013
Interviewed for a story on healthy ways to respond to stress at Prevention.com.
November 2015
KSU State of the University Address
March 2016
Brain waves of Tibetan Monks could one day help students in the West (Story & Video)
March 2016
How Mindfulness Affects the Brain and Body on WKSU Exploradio
December 2012
Commencement
April 2014, March 2015
Judge, Undergraduate Research Symposium