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Selected Publications

Axelrod, S. R., & Lee, J. (2013). Applying Dialectical Behavior Therapy Methods to Personality Disorder Patients in Healthcare Settings. Asia Health Care Journal, 1, 5-10. Click here

Perepletchikova, F., Ansell, E. B., & Axelrod, S. R. (2012). Borderline personality disorder features and history of childhood maltreatment in mothers involved with child protective services. Child Maltreatment, 17, 182-190.

Axelrod, S. R., Perepletchikova, F., Holtzman, K., & Sinha, R. (2011). Emotion Regulation and Substance Use Frequency in Women with Substance Dependence and Borderline Personality Disorder Receiving Dialectical Behavior Therapy. American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 37, 37-42. Click here for the PDF

Perepletchikova, F., Axelrod, S. R., Kaufman, J., Rounsaville, B. J., Douglas-Palumberi, H., & Miller, A. L. (2011). Adapting dialectical behavior therapy for children: Towards a new research agenda for Paediatric suicidal and non-suicidal self-injurious behaviors. Child and Adolescent Mental Health. 16, 116–121. Click here for the PDF

Wupperman, P., Neumann, C. S., Whitman, J., & Axelrod, S. R. (2009). The role of mindfulness in borderline personality disorder features. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 197, 766-71. Click here for the PDF

Wupperman, P., Neumann, C. S., & Axelrod, S. R. (2008). Do deficits in mindfulness underlie borderline personality features and core difficulties? Journal of Personality Disorders, 22, 466-482. Click here for the PDF

Fox, H. C., Axelrod, S. R., Paliwal, P., Sleeper, J., & Sinha, R. (2007). Difficulties in emotion regulation and impulse control during cocaine abstinence. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 89, 298-301.

Axelrod, S. R., Morgan, C. A., & Southwick, S. M. (2005) Symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder and borderline personality disorder features in veterans of Operation Desert Storm. American Journal of Psychiatry,162, 270-275. Click here for the PDF

Unintended effects of training on clinicians’ interest, confidence, and commitment in using motivational interviewing Decker, S.E., & Martino, S. (2013). Unintended effects of training on clinicians’ interest, confidence, and commitment in using motivational interviewing. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 132, 681-687.

Correspondence of motivational interviewing adherence and competence ratings in real and role-played sessions Decker, S.E., Carroll, K.M., Nich, C., Canning-Ball, M., & Martino, S. (2013). Correspondence of motivational interviewing adherence and competence ratings in real and role-played sessions. Psychological Assessment, 25, 306-312.

Military sexual assault and homeless women veterans: Clinical correlates and treatment preferences Decker, S.E., Rosenheck, R.A., Tsai, J., Hoff, R., & Harpaz-Rotem, I. (2013). Military sexual assault and homeless women veterans: Clinical correlates and treatment preferences. Women’s Health Issues, 23, e373–e380.

Therapist training in empirically supported treatments: A review of evaluation methods for short- and long-term outcomes Decker, S.E., Jameson, M.T., & Naugle, A.E. (2011). Therapist training in empirically supported treatments: A review of evaluation methods for short- and long-term outcomes. Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research, 38, 254-286.

Fineberg SK, Steinfeld M, Brewer JA, Corlett PR. A Computational Account of Borderline Personality Disorder: Impaired Predictive Learning about Self and Others Through Bodily Simulation. Frontiers in Psychiatry. 2014;5:111.

Chapman AL, Derbidge CM, Cooney E, Hong PY, Linehan MM. Temperament as a prospective predictor of self-injury among patients with borderline personality disorder. Journal of personality disorders. 2009 Apr;23(2):122-40.

Newman, J. & Baskin-Sommers, A. (in press). Smith and Lilienfeld’s Meta-Analysis of the Response Modulation Hypothesis: Important Theoretical and Quantitative Clarifications. Psychological Bulletin.

Sadeh, N. & Baskin-Sommers, A. (2016). Risky, Impulsive, and Self-destructive behavior Questionnaire (RISQ): A Validation Study. Assessment.

Schultz, D., Balderston, N., Baskin-Sommers, A.R., Larson, C.L & Helmstetter, F.J. (2016). Psychopaths show enhanced amygdala activation during fear conditioning. Frontiers in Psychology: Psychopathology, 7, 348.

Baskin-Sommers, A. & Baskin, D. (in press). Psychopathic traits mediate the relationship between exposure to violence and violent juvenile offending. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment.

Baskin-Sommers, A. (in press). Dissecting antisocial behavior: The impact of neural, genetic and environmental factors. Clinical Psychological Science.

Baskin-Sommers, A.R., Hooley, J.M., Dahlgren, M.K., Gonenc, A., Yurgelun-Todd, D.A. & Gruber, S.A. (2015). Elevated Preattentive Affective Processing in Individuals with Borderline Personality Disorder: A Preliminary fMRI Study. Frontiers in Psychology: Psychopathology, 6, 1866.

Baskin-Sommers, A., Baskin, D., Sommers, I., Casados, A., Crossman, M. & Javdani, S. (2015). The impact of psychopathology, race, and environmental context on violent offending in a male adolescent sample. Personality Disorders: Theory, Research, and Treatment.

Jarvi, S., Baskin-Sommers, A., Hearon, B, Girdone, S., & Björgvinsson, T. (2015). Borderline Personality Traits Predict Poorer Functioning after Partial Hospitalization: The Mediating Role of Depressive Symptomatology. Cognitive Therapy and Research.

Baskin-Sommers, A. & Foti, D. (in press). Abnormal reward functioning across substance use and major depression: Considering reward as a transdiagnostic mechanism. International Journal of Psychophysiology. †These authors contributed equally to this work.

Baskin-Sommers, A.R., Curtin, J.J. & Newman, J.P. (2015). Altering the Cognitive-Affective Dysfunctions of Psychopathic and Externalizing Offender Subtypes with Cognitive Remediation. Clinical Psychological Science, 3, 45-57.

Hamilton, R. K. B., Baskin-Sommers, A. R., & Newman, J. P. (2014). Relation of Frontal N100 to Psychopathy-related Differences in Selective Attention. Biological Psychology, 103, 107-116.

Baskin-Sommers, A. & Newman, J.P. (2014). Psychopathic and externalizing offenders display dissociable dysfunctions when responding to facial affect. Personality Disorders: Theory, Research, and Treatment, 5, 369-379.

Baskin-Sommers, A., Krusemark, E., & Ronningstam, E. (2014). Empathy in Narcissistic Personality Disorder: From clinical and empirical perspectives. Personality Disorders: Theory, Research, and Treatment, 5, 323-333.

McHugh, K.R., Kertz, S.J, Weiss, R.B., Baskin-Sommers, A.R., Hearon, B.A. & Björgvinsson, T. (2014). Changes in Distress Intolerance and Treatment Outcome in a Partial Hospital Setting. Behavior Therapy, 45, 232-240.

Baskin-Sommers, A., Krusemark, E., Curtin, J.J., Lee, C., Vujnovich, A., & Newman, J.P. (2014). The impact of cognitive control, incentives, and working memory load on the P3 responses of externalizing prisoners. Biological Psychology, 96, 83-93.

Baskin-Sommers, A.R. & Hearon, B.A. (2014). The intersection between physiological and psychological theories of substance abuse. Handbook on Drugs and Society.

Baskin-Sommers, A., Baskin, D., Sommers, I., & Newman, J.P. (2013). The intersectionality of race, sex, and psychopathology in predicting violent crimes. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 40, 1068 – 1090.

Ronningstam, E. & Baskin-Sommers, A. (2013). Fear and Decision-Making in Narcissistic Personality Disorder: The Link between Psychoanalysis and Neuroscience. Dialogues in Clinical Neuroscience, 15, 191-201.

Baskin-Sommers, A.R., Curtin, J.J. & Newman, J.P. (2013). Emotion-modulated startle in psychopathy: Clarifying familiar effects. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 122, 458-68.

Baskin-Sommers, A.R. & Newman, J.P. (2013). Differentiating the Cognition-Emotion Interactions that Characterize Psychopathy versus Externalizing Disorders. In M Robinson, E. Harmon-Jones, and E. Watkins. Cognition and Emotion. (pp. 501-520). Guilford Press: New York.

Anton, M., Baskin-Sommers, A.R. , Vitale, J. & Newman, J.P. (2012). Differential effects of psychopathy and antisocial personality disorder symptoms on cognitive and fear processing in female offenders. Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience, 12, 761-776.

Baskin-Sommers, A.R., Vitale, J., MacCoon, D. & Newman, J.P. (2012). Assessing Emotion Sensitivity in Female Offenders with Borderline Personality Features: Results from a Fear-Potentiated Startle Paradigm. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 121, 477-483.