Sandra J. Llera

Towson University - Department of Psychology

Towson, MD 21252

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

10

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Scholarly Papers (10)

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Basic Science and Clinical Application of the Contrast Avoidance Model in Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Newman, M. G., Llera, S. J., Erickson T. M. & Przeworski, A. (2014). Basic science and clinical application of the Contrast Avoidance Model in generalized anxiety disorder. Invited paper for Journal of Psychotherapy Integration, 24(3), 155-167. doi:10.1037/a0037510
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 26 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 08 May 2019
Pennsylvania State University - Department of Psychology, Towson University - Department of Psychology, Seattle Pacific University - Department of Psychology and Case Western Reserve University - Department of Psychiatry
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Avoidance, Emotions, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Models Risk Factors

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Effects of Worry on Physiological and Subjective Reactivity to Emotional Stimuli in Generalized Anxiety Disorder and Nonanxious Control Participants

Llera, S. J. & Newman, M. G. (2010). Effects of worry on physiological and subjective reactivity to emotional stimuli in generalized anxiety disorder and nonanxious control participants. Emotion, 10(5), 640-650. doi:10.1037/a0019351
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 30 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 08 May 2019
Sandra J. Llera and Michelle G. Newman
Towson University - Department of Psychology and Pennsylvania State University - Department of Psychology
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emotion regulation, emotional avoidance, generalized anxiety disorder, GAD, contrast avoidance, physiological assessment, worry

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A Novel Theory of Experiential Avoidance in Generalized Anxiety Disorder: A Review and Synthesis of Research Supporting a Contrast Avoidance Model of Worry

Newman, M. G. & Llera, S. J. (2011). A novel theory of experiential avoidance in generalized anxiety disorder: A review and synthesis of research supporting a contrast avoidance model of worry. Clinical Psychology Review, 31(3), 371-382. doi:10.1016/j.cpr.2011.01.008
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 29 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 08 May 2019
Michelle G. Newman and Sandra J. Llera
Pennsylvania State University - Department of Psychology and Towson University - Department of Psychology
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emotion regulation, emotional avoidance, generalized anxiety disorder, GAD, contrast avoidance

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Rethinking the Role of Worry in Generalized Anxiety Disorder: Evidence Supporting a Model of Emotional Contrast Avoidance

Llera, S. J. & Newman, M. G. (2014). Rethinking the role of worry in generalized anxiety disorder: Evidence supporting a model of Emotional Contrast Avoidance. Behavior Therapy, 45(3), 283-299. doi: 10.1016/j.beth.2013.12.011
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 30 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 08 May 2019
Sandra J. Llera and Michelle G. Newman
Towson University - Department of Psychology and Pennsylvania State University - Department of Psychology
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emotion regulation, emotional avoidance, generalized anxiety disorder, GAD, contrast avoidance, physiological assessment, worry

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A Review of Technology-Assisted Self-Help and Minimal Contact Therapies for Anxiety and Depression: Is Human Contact Necessary for Therapeutic Efficacy?

Newman, M.G., Szkodny, L.E., Llera, S.J., & Przeworski, A. (2011). A review of technology-assisted self-help and minimal contact therapies for anxiety and depression: Is human contact necessary for therapeutic efficacy? Clinical Psychology Review, 31(1), 89-103. doi:10.1016/j.cpr.2010.09.008
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 29 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 08 May 2019
Pennsylvania State University - Department of Psychology, Pennsylvania State University, Towson University - Department of Psychology and Case Western Reserve University - Department of Psychiatry
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Anxiety disorders, Depression, Internet therapy, Web-based therapy, Virtual reality, Palmtop computer assisted therapy, Computer-assisted therapy

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A Review of Technology-Assisted Self-Help and Minimal Contact Therapies for Drug and Alcohol Abuse and Smoking Addiction: Is Human Contact Necessary for Therapeutic Efficacy?

Newman, M. G., Szkodny, L., Llera, S. J., & Przeworski, A. (2011). A review of technology assisted self-help and minimal contact therapies for drug and alcohol abuse and smoking addiction: Is human contact necessary? Clinical Psychology Review, 31(1), 178-186. doi:10.1016/j.cpr.2010.10.002
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 29 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 08 May 2019
Pennsylvania State University - Department of Psychology, Pennsylvania State University, Towson University - Department of Psychology and Case Western Reserve University - Department of Psychiatry
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Technology-based therapy, Computer-assisted therapy, Internet therapy, Web-based therapy, Substance abuse, alcohol abuse, Smoking

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A Case of Premature Termination in a Treatment for Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Boswell, James F., Llera, Sandra J., Newman, Michelle G., & Castonguay, Louis G. (2011). A case of premature termination in a treatment for generalized anxiety disorder. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 18(3), 326-337. doi:10.1016/j.cbpra.2010.09.001
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 29 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 08 May 2019
University of Albany, Towson University - Department of Psychology, Pennsylvania State University - Department of Psychology and Pennsylvania State University - Department of Psychology
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generalized anxiety disorder, drop-out, psychotherapy, termination, interpersonal problems, emotion-regulation, integrative therapy

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Worry and Generalized Anxiety Disorder: A Review and Theoretical Synthesis of Research on Nature, Etiology, and Treatment

Newman, M.G., Llera, S.J., Erickson, T.M., Przeworski, A., & Castonguay, L.G. (2013). Worry and generalized anxiety disorder: A review and theoretical synthesis of research on nature, etiology, and treatment. Annual Review of Clinical Psychology, 9, 275-297. doi:10.1146/annurev-clinpsy-050212-185544
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 14 May 2019
Pennsylvania State University - Department of Psychology, Towson University - Department of Psychology, Seattle Pacific University - Department of Psychology, Case Western Reserve University - Department of Psychiatry and Pennsylvania State University - Department of Psychology
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Development and Validation of Two Measures of Emotional Contrast Avoidance: The Contrast Avoidance Questionnaires

Llera, S. J., & Newman, M. G. (2017). Development and validation of two measures of emotional contrast avoidance: The Contrast Avoidance Questionnaires. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 49, 114-127. doi:10.1016/j.janxdis.2017.04.008
Posted: 15 May 2019
Sandra J. Llera and Michelle G. Newman
Towson University - Department of Psychology and Pennsylvania State University - Department of Psychology

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Worry and Generalized Anxiety Disorder: A Review and Theoretical Synthesis of Evidence on Nature, Etiology, Mechanisms, and Treatment

Annual Review of Clinical Psychology, Vol. 9, pp. 275-297, 2013
Posted: 31 Mar 2013
Pennsylvania State University - Department of Psychology, Towson University - Department of Psychology, Seattle Pacific University - Department of Psychology, Case Western Reserve University - Department of Psychiatry and Pennsylvania State University - Department of Psychology

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