Published or In Press Papers (*Denotes a KSU student author)

Note: If you are looking for a paper that is not on this page, check David M. Fresco's ResearchGate profile or Pubmed page too!


The Last Millennium

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.


Fresco, D. M. & Heimberg, R. G. (2001). Empirically supported treatments for social phobia. Psychiatric Annals, 31, 489-500.

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.  
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.

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.  

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.



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.
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.
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 & Practice, 9, 85-90.
Harb, G. C., Heimberg, R. G., Fresco, D. M., Schneier, F. R., & Liebowitz, M. R. (2002). The Psychometric Properties of the Interpersonal Sensitivity Measure in Social Anxiety Disorder. Behavior Research and Therapy, 40, 961-979.
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.



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.

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.



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.




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.

Mennin, D. S., Heimberg, R. G., Turk, C. L., & Fresco, D. M. (2005). Emotion regulation deficits as a key feature of generalized anxiety disorder: Testing a theoretical model. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 43, 1281-1310.

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.



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.

Fresco, D. M.,Williams, N. L., & Nugent, N. R. (2006). Flexibility and negative affect: Examining the associations of explanatory flexibility and coping flexibility to each other and to depression and anxiety. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 30, 201-210.

Roth, 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.

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.

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.

Fresco, D. M., Alloy, L. B., & Reilly-Harrington, N. A. (2006). Association of attributional style for negative and positive events and the occurrence of life events to depression and anxiety. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 25, 975-994.



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 Clincal Psychology, 75, 145-153.

*Moore, M. T. & Fresco, D. M. (2007). Depressive Realism and Attributional Style: Implications for individuals at risk for depression. Behavior Therapy, 38, 144-154.

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.

Fresco, D. M., Segal, Z. V., Buis, T., & Kennedy, S. (2007). Relationship of post treatment decentering and cognitive reactivity to relapse of major depressive disorder. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 75, 447-455.

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.

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: Validation of a self-report measure of decentering. Behavior Therapy, 38, 234-236.

Mennin, D. S, Holaway, R. M., Fresco, D. M., *Moore, M. T., & Heimberg, R. G. (2007). Delineating Components of Emotion and its Dysregulation in Anxiety and Mood Psychopathology. Behavior Therapy, 38, 284-302.

*Moore, M. T. & Fresco, D. M. (2007). The relationship of explanatory flexibility to explanatory style. Behavior Therapy, 38, 325-332.


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.

Hart, T.A., Mora, D.B., 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.

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.




*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 Liebowitz Social Anxiety Scale. Depression and Anxiety, 26, 34-38.

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.

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.

*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.

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.



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.

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.

*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.


*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.



*Moore, M. T. & Fresco, D. M. (2012). Depressive Realism: A Meta-Analytic Review. Clinical Psychology Review. 32(6), 1–14. doi:10.1016/j.cpr.2012.05.00


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. doi:10.1016/j.cbpra.2013.02.00

Fresco, D. M. (2013). Tending the garden and harvesting the fruits of behavior therapy. Behavior Therapy, 44, 177-179.

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. Behavior Therapy, 44, 234-248.


In Press

Hughes, J. W., Fresco, D. M., Myerscough, R., van Dulmen, M., Carlson, L. E., Josephson, R., (in press). Randomized Controlled Trial of Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction for Prehypertension. Psychosomatic Medicine, doi: 10.1097/PSY.0b013e3182a3e4e5.

Mennin, D. S., & Fresco, D. M.  (in press). What me worry and ruminate about DSM-V and RDoC?: Targeting negative self-referential processing in treatment refractory patients. Clinical Psychology:  Science and Practice.