Department of Psychology
Site for OCD & Autism Research
Department of Psychology
8000 York Rd.
Towson, MD 21252
(410) 704-3261 Phone
(410) 704-5874 Fax
- Nature and treatment of obsessive-compulsive spectrum conditions (e.g., obsessive-compulsive disorder, hoarding disorder, body dysmorphic disorder, Tourettes syndrome and tics, and trichotillomania)
- Nature and treatment of autism spectrum disorders, particularly higher-functioning manifestations (e.g., Asperger disorder)
- Phenomenological overlap between the obsessive-compulsive and autism spectrums
- Nature and treatment of anxiety disorders, including trauma (e.g., PTSD) and resultant dissociation
- Cognitive-behavioral therapy pragmatics
If you’re visiting to learn more about the family hoarding study, please see the following study flyer.
Martinelli, M., Chasson, G. S., Wetterneck, C. T., Hart, J. M., & Björgvinsson, T. (in press). Perfectionism dimensions as predictors of symptom dimensions of obsessive-compulsive disorder. The Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic
He, L. Ewing, J., Shaw, A. M., Wang, J., & Chasson, G. S. (in press). A cross-sectional investigation of autogenous and reactive obsessions and associated cognitive and symptom correlates in China. International Journal of Clinical Health Psychology
Sun, L., Wang, J., Sun, H., Dong, Z., & Chasson, G. S. (in press). Validation of a Chinese version of the obsessive beliefs questionnaire. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment
Brand, B. L., & Chasson, G. S. (in press). Distinguishing simulated from genuine dissociative identity disorder on the MMPI-2. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy.
Chasson, G. S., Mychailyszyn, M. P., Vincent, J. P., & Harris, G. E. (2013). Evaluation of trauma characteristics as predictors of attrition from cognitive-behavioral therapy for child victims of violence. Psychological Reports, 113, 734-753.
Björgvinsson, T., Hart, J., Wetterneck, C., Barrera, T. L., Chasson, G. S., Powell, D. M., Heffelfinger, S., & Stanley, M. A. (2013). Outcomes of specialized residential treatment for adults with obsessive compulsive disorder. Journal of Psychiatric Practice, 19, 1-9.
Jarosiewicz, S., & Chasson, G. S. (2013). Social competence impairments in autism spectrum disorders. In V. B. Patel, V. Preedy, and C. R. Martin (Eds.), The Comprehensive Guide to Autism. Springer
Chasson, G. S., Tang, S., Gray, B., Sun, H., Wang, J. (2012). Further Validation of a Chinese version of the Obsessive-Compulsive Inventory-Revised. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 7, 1-6.
Wetterneck, C. T., Little, T. E., Chasson, G. S., Smith, A. H., Hart, J. M., Stanley, M. A., & Björgvinsson, T. (2011). Obsessive-compulsive personality traits: How are they related to OCD severity? Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 25, 1024-1031.
Chasson, G. S., Timpano, K. T., Greenberg. J. L., Shaw, A., Singer, T., & Wilhelm, S. (2011). Shared social competence impairment: Another link between the obsessive-compulsive and autism spectrums? Clinical Psychology Review,
31 , 653-662.
Chasson, G. S., Buhlmann, U., Tolin, D. F, Reese, H. E., Rowley, T., Welsh, K. S., & Wilhelm, S. (2010). The need for speed: Accelerating OCD recovery using D-cycloserine to enhance exposure and response prevention. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 48(7), 675-679.
Chasson, G. S., & Wilhelm, S. (2009). Habit Reversal Training. In CLP Task Force (Ed.), Common Language for Psychotherapy Procedures. Entry in www.commonlanguagepsychotherapy.org
Chasson, G. S., Vincent, J. P., & Harris, G. E. (2008). The use of symptom severity measured just before termination to predict child treatment dropout. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 64(7), 1-14.
Björgvinsson, T., Wetterneck, C. T., Powell, D., Chasson, G. S., Webb, S. A., Hart, J. H., Heffelfinger, S., Azzouz, R., Entricht, T. L., Davidson, J. E., & Stanley, M. A. (2008). Treatment outcome for adolescent OCD in a specialized hospital setting. Journal of Psychiatric Practice, 14(3), 137-145.
Chasson, G. S., Harris, G. E., & Neely, W. J. (2007). Cost comparison of early intensive behavioral intervention and special education for children with autism. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 16(3), 401-413.