Research Conference Posters

IOCDF Poster Sessions

July 2017, San Francisco, CA

Ching, T. H. W., Williams, M., Siev, J., Tellawi, G., Dowell, J., Schauldt, V., Slimowicz, J., Davis, D., & Wetterneck, C. (2017, July). Assessing sexual orientation-obsessive compulsive disorder symptoms: Development and validation of the sexual orientation worries and cognitions scale (SOWACS). Poster for the 24th International OCD Foundation Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA.

Ching, T. H. W., & Williams, M. (2017, July). Does ethnic group identification influence differences in OCD symptoms between Asian and White Americans? A brief report. Poster for the 24th International OCD Foundation Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA.

Ching, T. H. W., Williams, M., Wetterneck, C., Sawyer, B., Mier-Chairez, O., Chase, T., & Smith, A. (2017, July). Relationships between sexual trauma history, interpretations of sexual intrusions, sexual harm content in intrusions, and sexual obsessions: A moderated mediation analysis. Poster for the 24th International OCD Foundation Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA.

ABCT Poster Sessions

October 2016, New York City, NY

Marfo, N., Oshin, L., Williams, M. T., Debreaux, M. L., Kuczynski, A. M., & Kanter, J. (2016, October). Microaggression Minefield: Discrepancies from an initial validation of the CCAS. Poster presented at the 2016 Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Convention, New York City, NY.

Carlson, M., Luster, D., Endsley, M., & Williams, M. T. (2016, October). A Descriptive Ac-count of a Race-based Stress and Trauma Group for Veterans. Poster presented at the 2016 As-sociation for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Convention, New York City, NY.

DeLapp, C. L., DeLapp, R. C. T., & Williams, M. T. (2016, October). Making Diversity Matter: Comparing Students Attitudes About Multicultural Coursework. Poster presented at the 2016 As-sociation for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Convention, New York City, NY.

DeLapp, R. C. T. & Williams, M. T. (2016, October). Preparing for Racial Discrimination: The Role of Anticipatory Cognition among African American College Students. Poster presented at the 2016 Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Convention, New York City, NY.

Debreaux, M., Mier-Chairez, J., Davis, D. M., Heckard, D., Arney, E., Rosen, D., Kanter, J., Skinta, M., & Williams, M. T. (2016, October). “You are smart for a Black guy”: A qualitative analysis of experiences of racial microaggressions in African American college students. Poster presented at the 2016 Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Convention, New York City, NY.

Dowell, J. N., Davis, D. M., & Williams, M. T. (2016, October). Measuring Disgust Sensitivity and OCD Symptom Dimensions across Ethnic Groups. Poster presented at the 2016 Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Convention, New York City, NY.

Leins, C., DeLapp, C. L., & Williams, M. T. (2016, October). A Model for Understanding Ra-cial Trauma Within a DSM-5 Framework. Poster presented at the 2016 Association for Behav-ioral and Cognitive Therapies Convention, New York City, NY.

Ching, T. H. W. & Williams, M. T. (2016, October). Association Splitting of the Sexual Orien-tation-Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder-Relevant Semantic Network. Poster presented at the 2016 Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Convention, New York City, NY.

Tellawi, G., Dowell, J., Ellsworth, M., Ching, T., Slimowicz, J., Davis, D., & Williams, M. (2016, October). Anxiety, self-compassion, identity, and social support in sexual minority individuals. Poster presented at the Association for Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies, New York, NY.

Research! Louisville Poster Session

October 2016, Louisville, KY

Peña, A., Mier-Chairez, J., Bosson, R., Kotey, S., Exposito, A., Ford, R., Stephens, J., Davis, D., Tellawi, G., Sawyer, B., Debreaux, M., Carrico, R., Rashid, S., Williams, M., Frazier, V. (2016, October 12). Validation of the refugee health screener-15 (RHS-15) for Cuban refugees/entrants: University of Louisville Global Health Center. Poster session presented at Research! Louisville 2016, Louisville, KY.

National Latino/a Psychology Assn Conference

September 2016, Orlando, FL

Peña, A., Mier-Chairez, O., Bosson, R., Exposito, A., Ford, R., Diaz, Y., Carrico, R., & Williams, M. T. (2016, September). Validation of the Refugee Health Screener-15 (RHS-15) for Cuban Refugees/Entrants. Poster presented at the National Latino/a Psychology Association Conference, Orlando, FL.

IOCDF Poster Sessions

July 2016, Chicago, IL

Ching, T. H. W., Williams, M., Olatunji, B. O., Siev, J., Tellawi, G., Ellsworth, M., & Davis, D. (2016, July). Importance/Control of Thoughts Moderates the Relationship between Contamination Disgust and Sexual Orientation-OCD Symptoms: Avoiding Sexual Orientation Transformation? Poster presented at the International OCD Foundation Annual Conference, Chicago, IL.

ABCT Poster Sessions

November 2015, Chicago, IL

Debreaux, M., Mier-Chairez, O., Sawyer, B., Skinta, M., Kuczynski, A., Kanter, J., & Williams, M. T. (2015, November). Promoting Racial Harmony: Results of Focus Groups on Campus Microaggressions. Poster presented at the Association for Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies, Chicago, IL.

Mason, I. A., Ching, T. H. W., Switzer, C., & Williams, M. T. (2015, November). Black-White differences in relationships between nutrition knowledge, healthy eating, and stigma of eating disorders. Poster presented at the Association for Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies, Chicago, IL.

Ching, T., Johnson, W., Ford, R., Srinivasan, K., Davis, D., Williams, M. T., Carrico, R., Coty, M., Batscha, C., Ramirez, J. & Bosson, R. (2015, November). Refugees at Risk for Mental Health Problems. Poster presented at the Association for Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies, Chicago, IL.

Davis, D., Viscusi, J., Pena, A. & Williams, M. (2015, November). Dysfunctional Beliefs Patterns and Symptom Dimensions in African Americans with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Poster presented at the Association for Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies, Chicago, IL.

Mier-Chairez, J., Hooper, L.M., & Mugoya, G. (2015, November). Depressive Symptoms and Depression Care in Latino/a Adolescents: A Brief Review. Poster presented at the Association for Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies, Chicago, IL.

DeLapp, R.C.T., Ching, T.H.W., Cloudy, J., Sawyer, B.A., & Williams, M.T. (2015, November). Discriminatory Attribution Styles and Psychological Outcomes among Ethnoracial Minority College Students. Poster presented at ABCT, Chicago, IL.

Ellsworth, M., Tellawi, G., Salmon, P., & Williams, M. (2015, November). Psychopathology in Sexual Minorities: The Role of Self-Compassion. Poster presented at the Association for Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies, Chicago, IL.

Tellawi, G., Ellsworth, M., Slimowicz, J., & Salmon, P. & Williams, M. (2015, November). The Intersection between Sexual Minority Identity Development and Religiosity. Poster presented at the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies conference, Chicago, IL.

IOCDF Poster Sessions

July-August 2015, Boston, MA

Davis, D. M., Durrett, E., Leavell-Bruce, S., & Williams, M. (2015, August). Academic Functioning in Young Adult College Students with Obsessive-Compulsive Behaviors. Poster presented at the International OCD Foundation Annual Conference, Boston, MA.

Tellawi, G., Viscusi, J., Miller, A., Williams, M., & Chasson, G. S. (2015, August). OCD and Marital Satisfaction: A Comparison of Individuals with OCD and their Spouses. Poster presented the International OCD Foundation Conference, Boston, MA.

KPA Poster Sessions

March 2015, Midway, KY

Ellsworth, M., Tellawi, G., Dowell, J., Salmon, P., & Williams, M. (2015, March). The Role of Self-Compassion in Mental Health Outcomes of Sexual Minorities. Kentucky Psychological Association, Midway College, Midway, KY.

APA Poster Sessions

March 2015, Muncie, IN

Miller, A., & Williams, M. (2015, March). Using Functional Analytic Psychotherapy Principles to Improve Awareness and Connection in Ethnically Diverse Client-Therapist Dyads. Poster to be presented at the APA Division 17 (Society of Counseling Psychology) Conference, Ball State University, IN.

ABCT Poster Sessions

November 2014, Philadelphia, PA

DeLapp, R. C. T., Davis, D., & Williams, M. T. (2014, November). Psychometric Properties of the Disgust Scale-Revised: Preliminary Findings in an African American and European American College Sample. Poster presented at the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Philadelphia, PA.

Ellsworth, M., Tellawi, G., Slimowicz, J., & Williams, M. (2014, November). Shame, Religiosity, and Internalized Homophobia in Gay and Bisexual Men. Poster presented at the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Philadelphia, PA.

Durrett, E., Simms, J. V., Alvey, H., Chapman, L. K., & Williams, M. (2014, November). Methodology for Recruitment of African American Families for Anxiety Disorders Research: The Café Project. Poster presented at the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Philadelphia, PA.

DeLapp, R. C. T. & Chapman, L. C. (2014, November). Comparison of Chronic Worry in African American and Non-Hispanic White College Students Using a Brief Version of the Penn State Worry Questionnaire. Poster presented at ABCT, Philadelphia, PA.

Bruce, S. L., Combs, J., Lewis, C., Simms, J., Buckner, E., Chapman, L. K., & Williams, M. (2014, November). Satisfaction with a Six-Week Intervention for Inner-City Juveniles at Risk for Conduct Disorder. Poster presented at the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Philadelphia, PA.

Simms, J. V., Sawyer, B., Ellsworth, M., Williams, M. T., Leonard, R. C., & Riemann, B. C. (2014, November). Ethnoracial Differences in Participation and Treatment Duration in a Residential and Intensive Outpatient Program for OCD. Poster presented for the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Philadelphia, PA.

Singh, R., Knott, L. E., Williams, M., & Wetterneck, C. T. (2014, November). The Role of Shame and Symptom Severity on Quality of Life in Obsessive Compulsive Spectrum Disorders. Poster presented at the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Philadelphia, PA.

Glazier, K., Singh, R., Williams, M., & Wetterneck, C. T. (2014, November). Stigma and Shame as Barriers to Treatment in Obsessive-Compulsive Spectrum Disorders. Poster presented at the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Philadelphia, PA.

Simms, J. V., Richards, A. E,, Petrie, J. M., & Woodruff-Borden, J. (2014, November). Perceived Control as a Mediator of Religious Coping and Trait Anxiety in African American Adults. Poster presented at the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Philadelphia, PA.

IOCDF Poster Session

July 2014, Los Angeles, CA

Tellawi, G., Sawyer, B. A., Davis, D. M, Bruce, S. L., Viscusi, J., Lewis, C., & Williams, M. (2014, July). Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Marital Satisfaction. Poster presented at the International OCD Foundation Annual Conference, Los Angeles, CA.

ADAA Poster Sessions

March 2014, Chicago, IL

Davis, D. M., Sawyer, B. A., Combs, J., & Williams, M. T. (2014, March). Suicidal Ideation and Obsessive Compulsive Symptoms: Dimensionality Impacting Risk. Poster presented at the Anxiety and Depression Association of America Annual Conference, Chicago, IL.

Tellawi, G., Bruce, S., Lewis, C., & Williams, M. T. (2014, March). Psychometric properties of the Inventory of Hostility and Suspiciousness in Students and Outpatients with OCD. Poster presented at the Anxiety and Depression Association of America Annual Conference, Chicago, IL.

Tellawi, G., Dimitrova, V., Bach, N., Steinberg, D., Williams, M. T., & Wetterneck, C. (2014, March). Experiential Avoidance and Romantic Relationships in OCD. Poster presented at the Anxiety and Depression Association of America Annual Conference, Chicago, IL.

ABCT Poster Sessions

November 2013, Nashville, TN

Tellawi, G., Leavell, S., Bach, N., & Williams, M. T. (2013, November). Obsessions of Suicide in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Poster presented at the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Nashville, TN.

Bach, N., Tellawi, G., Steinberg, D., & Williams, M. T., Wetterneck, C. (2013, November). Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and Experiential Avoidance in Romantic Relationships. Poster presented at the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Nashville, TN.

Davis, D. M, Chasson, G., Combs, J., & Williams, M. T. (2013, November). The Utility of the SCID in Assessing Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in African Americans. Poster presented at the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Nashville, TN.

Sawyer, B. A., Leavell, S., Malcoun, E., Bahojb-Nouri, L. V., Davis, D. M., & Williams, M. T. (2013, November). Prolonged Exposure Therapy for African Americans with PTSD: Race-Related Trauma and Cultural Adaptations of Treatment. Poster presented at the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Nashville, TN.

Smith, A., Davis, D. M., & Williams, M. T. (2013, November). Minority Representation in a Major Mental Health Journal Depression and Anxiety. Poster presented at the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Nashville, TN.

Sawyer, B. A., Davis, D. M., Williams, M. T., & Chapman, L. K. (2013, November). The Role of Family Functioning on Symptom Severity in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Poster presented at the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Nashville, TN.

DeLapp, R. C. T., Keen, A., Buckner, E. V., Richards, A., & Chapman, L. K. (2013, November). Individual Characteristics Related to the Psychological Symptoms of At-risk Inner City Youth. Presented at the African Americans in Behavioral Therapy SIG, ABCT, Nashville, TN.

Bahojb Nouri, L., Richards, A., DeLapp, R. C. T., Buckner, E. V., Chapman, L. K. (2013, November).The Impact of the Gentleman’s Academy on Anger and Related Constructs in African American Youth with a History of Delinquency. Presented at the African Americans in Behavioral Therapy SIG, ABCT, Nashville, TN.

IOCDF Poster Sessions

July 2013, Atlanta, GA

Sawyer, B. A., Leavell, S., Bach, N., Williams, M. T., Rosen, R., Leen, S., Bruno, J., Jiantonio-Kelly, R., Raskin, S., Tennen, H., Austad, C., Fallahi, C., Wood, R., & Pearlson, G. D. (2013, July). Family Support and OC Symptoms in Hispanic American College Students. Poster presented at the International OCD Foundation Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Buckner, E., Keen, A., Tellawi, G., & Williams, M. T. (2013, July). Hostility and Suspicious Thinking in OCD. Poster presented at the International OCD Foundation Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Davis, D. M., Smith, A., Bach, N., Sawyer, B. A., & Williams, M. T. (2013, July). Disgust Sensitivity in an African American Sample with OCD. Poster presented at the International OCD Foundation Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA.

ABCT Poster Sessions

November 15-18, 2012, National Harbor, MD

Allyn E. Richards, Jenny M. Petrie, L. Kevin Chapman. Religious Coping as a Moderator of Perceived Control and Panic Symptoms in African American Adults. Poster presented at ABCT, National Harbor, MD, November 15-18, 2012.

Erica V. Buckner, Ashleigh M. Steever, Ryan C.T. Delapp, Leyla V. Bahojb-Nouri, Jenny Petrie, Allyn Richards, L. Kevin Chapman. An Examination of the Factor Structure of the BDI-II in a Community-Based Sample of African Americans. Poster presented at the African Americans in Behavioral Therapy SIG, ABCT, National Harbor, MD, November 15-18, 2012.

Ryan C.T. DeLapp, Jenny M. Petrie, Allyn E. Richards, Darlene M. Davis, Layla V. Bahojb-Nouri, Erica V. Buckner, L. Kevin Chapman. Patterns of Fear in African American Urban Youth: A Factor Analysis of Fear Survey Schedule — Revised in a Community-Based African American Youth Sample. Poster presented at the African Americans in Behavioral Therapy SIG, ABCT, National Harbor, MD, November 15-18, 2012.

Davis, D., Bach, N., Thibodeau, M., Williams, M. T. Validation of the Obsessive Compulsive Inventory-Revised (OCI-R) in an African American Clinical and Nonclinical Samples. Poster presented at the African Americans in Behavioral Therapy SIG, ABCT, National Harbor, MD, November 15-18, 2012.

Buckner, E., Steever, A. M., Capozzoli, M., Williams, M. T. Treatment of a 22 year-old Male with Comorbid Social Phobia, Depression, and Schizophrenia. Poster presented at the Cognitive Therapy SIG, ABCT, National Harbor, MD, November 15-18, 2012.

Steever, A. M, Leonard, R. C., Riemann, B. C., Williams, M. T. Minority Participation in a Residential and Intensive Outpatient Program for OCD. Poster presented at the African Americans in Behavioral Therapy SIG, ABCT, National Harbor, MD, November 15-18, 2012.

Simmons, A., Williams, M. T., Matusko, N., Abelson, J., Bach, N., Himle, J. Help-Seeking Behaviors of African Americans with Anxiety Disorders. Poster presented at the African Americans in Behavioral Therapy SIG, ABCT, National Harbor, MD, November 15-18, 2012.

Bach, N., Simmons, A., Williams, M. T., Matusko, N., Abelson, J., Himle, J. The Quality of Life of African Americans Living with Anxiety Disorders. Poster presented at the African Americans in Behavioral Therapy SIG, ABCT, National Harbor, MD, November 15-18, 2012.

Williams, M. T., Wetterneck, C. T., Thibodeau, M., Duque, G. Validation of the Yale-Brown Obsessive Compulsive Severity Scale in African Americans with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Poster presented at the African Americans in Behavioral Therapy SIG, ABCT, National Harbor, MD, November 15-18, 2012.

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