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Key recent publications

Black, M.J., & Grisham, J.R. (2016). Imagery versus verbal interpretive cognitive bias modification for compulsive checking. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 83, 45-52. 

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Baldwin, P.A., Whitford, T. J., & Grisham, J. R. (in press). The relationship between hoarding symptoms, intolerance of uncertainty, and error-related negativity. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment.

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Grisham, J.R., Becker, L., Williams, A. D., Whitton, A. E., & Makkar, S. R. (2014). Using cognitive bias modification to deflate responsibility in compulsive checkers. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 38, 505-517

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Whitton, A.E., Henry, J.D., & Grisham, J.R. (2014).  Moral rigidity in obsessive-compulsive disorder: Do abnormalities in inhibitory control, cognitive flexibility and disgust play a role? Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 45, 152-159. 

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Whitton, A. E., Henry, J.D., Rendell, P.  G. & Grisham, J.R. (2014).  Disgust, but not anger provocation, enhances levator labii superioris activity during exposure to moral transgressions. Biological Psychology, 96, 48-56.

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Wong, S. F. & Grisham, J. R. (in press). Inverse reasoning processes in obsessive-compulsive disorder. Journal of Anxiety Disorders.

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Select scholarly book chapters

Grisham, J.R. & Williams, A.D. (in press). Assessing hoarding and related phenomena. In R. Frost & G. Steketee (Eds.). The Oxford Handbook of Hoarding and Acquiring. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Grisham, J. R., Norberg, M. M., & Certoma, S. (2012). Treatment of compulsive hoarding. In G. Steketee (Ed). Oxford Handbook of Obsessive-Compulsive and Spectrum Disorders. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Grisham, J. R., Williams, A. D., Kadib, R. (2011). Hoarding as behavioural addiction. In B. A. Johnson (Ed.). Addiction Medicine: Science and Practice, pp. 687-703New York: Springer.

Poulton, R., Grisham, J. R., Andrews, G. (2009). Developmental approaches to understanding anxiety disorders. In M. Antony & M. Stein (Eds.). Handbook of Anxiety and the Anxiety Disorders (pp. 123-136). Oxford: Oxford University Press

Grisham, J. R., Brown, T. A., & Campbell, L. A. (2004). The Anxiety Disorders Interview Schedule for DSM-IV. In M. Hersen, D. L. Segal, & M. J. Hilsenroth (Eds.). Comprehensive handbook of psychological assessment, Volume 2: Personality assessment (pp. 163-177). New York: Wiley. 


Funded research projects
 

2016-2017

Co-Investigator (Principal Investigator Melissa Norberg),  International OCD Foundation,  “Explicating the Influence of Object Attachment in Hoarding Disorder” ($49,310)

2016-2019

Co-Chief Investigator, National Health and Mental Health Research Council, “Imagery in Social Anxiety” ($480,000) 

2014-2018

Sole Chief Investigator, ARC Future Fellowship, "Interpreting intrusions: Illuminating the cognitive mechanisms that fuel obsessional thought" ($682,000). Awarded for research into the role that cognitive biases play in obsessional thought. This research project aims to employ a novel, computerised experimental methodology to directly manipulate the cognitive processes behind obsessional thinking.

2013-2014

Chief Investigator, UNSW Faculty Research Grant, “Modifying Interpretive Bias in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: A novel computerised intervention”  ($30,000) 

2012-2013

Chief Investigator, UNSW Dean’s Carers Fellowship, “Neuropsychological Functioning in Compulsive Hoarding” ($25,000)

2009-2011

Sole Chief Investigator, Australian Research Council Project Grant "Cognitive Control in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder”  ($160,000)

2009-2011

Co-Chief Investigator, Australian Research Council Project Grant “Regulating Anger: Cognitive Reappraisal, Emotional Suppression, and Post-event Rumination” (T. Denson & M. Moulds, Co-CIs, $170,000)

2008-2009

Chief Investigator, UNSW Gold Star Award “Thought suppression in obsessive-compulsive disorder” ($40,000)

2007-2008

Chief Investigator, UNSW Faculty Research Grant “Acceptance versus suppression in social phobia” ($30,000)

2006

Vice-Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellowship ($240,000)

 


Full journal publication list

 

Baldwin, P.A., Whitford, T. J., & Grisham, J. R. (in press). The relationship between hoarding symptoms, intolerance of uncertainty, and error-related negativity. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment. doi:10.1007/s10862-016-9577-3

Wong, S. F. & Grisham, J. R. (in press). Inverse reasoning processes in obsessive-compulsive disorder. Journal of Anxiety Disorders.

Froreich, F. V., Vartanian, L.R., Zawadzki, M.J., Grisham, J. R., Touyz, S. W. (2017). Psychological need satisfaction, control, and disordered eating. British Journal of Clinical Psychology, 56, 53-68.

Black, M.J., & Grisham, J.R. (2016). Imagery versus verbal interpretive cognitive bias modification for compulsive checking. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 83, 45-52.

Froreich, F. V., Vartanian, L.R., Grisham, J. R., & Touyz, S. W. (2016). Dimensions of control and their relation to disordered eating behaviours and obsessive-compulsive symptoms. Journal of Eating Disorders, 4, 1-9.

 Norberg, M.M., Keyan, D., & Grisham, J.R. (2015). Mood influences the relationship between distress intolerance and discarding. Journal of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders, 6, 77-82.

Grisham, J.R. & Baldwin, P. A. (2015). Neuropsychological and neurophysiological insights into hoarding disorder.  Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment, 11, 951-962. 

Grisham, J.R., King, B., Makkar, S. R., & Felmingham, K. (2015). The contributions of arousal and self-focused attention to behavioural avoidance in social anxiety. Anxiety, Stress, & Coping, 28, 303-320.

Grisham, J.R. & Black, M. J. (2015). Thought suppression in obsessive-compulsive disorder. Australian Clinical Psychologist, 1, 29-33.

Grisham, J.R., Becker, L., Williams, A. D., Whitton, A. E., & Makkar, S. R. (2014). Using cognitive bias modification to deflate responsibility in compulsive checkers. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 38, 505-517.

Grisham, J. R. & Williams, A. D. (2014). Commentary on long-term outcomes of young people who attempted suicides. JAMA, 2277-2278.

Krans, J., Moulds, M.L., Grisham, J.R., Lang, T.J., & Denson, T.F. (2014). Evaluating the effect of metacognitive beliefs about angry rumination on anger with cognitive bias modification. Journal of Experimental Psychopathology, 5, 259-271.

Whitton, A. E., Henry, J.D., & Grisham, J.R. (2014). Cognitive and psychophysiological correlates of disgust in obsessive-compulsive disorder. British Journal of Clinical Psychology, 54, 16-33.

Williams, A.D., Pajak, R., Andrews, G., & Grisham, J.R. (2014) Internet-based cognitive bias modification for obsessive compulsive disorder: Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. BMC Trials, 15, 193.

Whitton, A.E., Henry, J.D., & Grisham, J.R. (2014).  Moral rigidity in obsessive-compulsive disorder: Do abnormalities in inhibitory control, cognitive flexibility and disgust play a role? Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 45, 152-159.

Whitton, A. E., Henry, J.D., Rendell, P.  G. & Grisham, J.R. (2014).  Disgust, but not anger provocation, enhances levator labii superioris activity during exposure to moral transgressions. Biological Psychology, 96, 48-56.

Broderick, J., Grisham, J.R., & Weidemann, G. (2013). Disgust and fear responding in contamination-based obsessive-compulsive disorder during pictorial exposure. Behavior Therapy, 44, 27-38.

Grisham, J. R., & Williams, A. D. (2013). Responding to intrusions in obsessive-compulsive disorder: The roles of neuropsychological functioning and beliefs about thoughts. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 44, 343-350.

Makkar, S. R. & Grisham, J. R. (2013). Effects of false feedback on anxiety, cognition, behavior, and post-event processing: The mediating role of self-focused attention. Behavior Therapy, 44, 111-124.

Makkar, S.R. & Grisham, J.R. (2013). The effect of post-event processing on mood, self-beliefs, and interpretive biases. Journal of Experimental Psychopathology, 4, 368-386.

Onden-Lim, M. & Grisham, J.R. (2013). Intrusive imagery experiences in a high dysmorphic concern population. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 35,  99-105.

Whitton, A. E., Grisham, J.R., Henry, J.D., &  Palada, H.D. (2013). Interpretive bias modification for disgust.  Journal of Experimental Psychopathology, 4, 341-359. 

Williams, A.D., Lau, G., & Grisham, J.R. (2013). Thought-action fusion as a mediator of religiosity and obsessive-compulsive symptoms. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry 44, 207-212

Denson, T. F, Moulds, M. L., & Grisham, J. R. (2012). The effects of rumination, reappraisal, and distraction on anger experience. Behavior Therapy, 43, 355-364.

Fabiansson, E. C., Denson, T. F., Grisham, J. R., Moulds, M. L., & Schira, M. M. (2012). Don’t look back in anger: Neural correlates of reappraisal, analytical rumination, and angry rumination during recall of an anger-inducing autobiographical memory. NeuroImage, 59, 2974-2981.

Lorian, C. N., & Mahoney, A, Grisham, J. R. (2012). Playing it safe: An examination of risk-avoidance in an anxious treatment-seeking sample. Journal of Affective Disorders, 141, 63-71.

Makkar, S.R. & Grisham, J.R. (2012). Constructive effects of engaging in post-event processing in high and low socially anxious individuals. Behaviour Change, 29, 127-147.

Moulds, M. L., Williams, A. D., Grisham, J. R., & Nickerson, A. A. (2012). Comparison of retrieval vantage perspective of positive and negative intrusive memories. Journal of Experimental Psychopathology, 3, 168-177.

Onden-Lim, M. & Grisham, J.R. (2012). The relationship between body dysmorphic concerns and the effects of image suppression: Implications for models of body dysmorphic disorder. Journal of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders, 1, 189-195.

Onden-Lim, M., Wu, R., & Grisham, J. R. (2012). Body image concern and selective attention to disgusting and non-self appearance-related stimuli. Body Image: An International Journal of Research, 9, 535-538.

Perry, Y., Henry, J.D., Nangle, M., & Grisham, J.R. (2012). Regulation of negative affect in schizophrenia: The effectiveness of acceptance versus reappraisal and suppression. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 497-508.

Vartanian, L. & Grisham, J.R. (2012). Obsessive-compulsive symptoms and body checking in women and men. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 36, 367-374.

Williams, A.D., & Grisham, J. R. (2012). Impulsivity, emotion regulation, and mindful attentional focus in compulsive buying. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 36, 451-457.

Williams, A. D., Grisham, J. R., Erskine, A., & Cassedy, E. (2012). Deficits in emotion regulation associated with pathological gambling. British Journal of Clinical Psychology, 51, 223-238.

Grisham, J. R., Flower, K. N., Williams, A. D., & Moulds, M. L. (2011). Reappraisal and rumination during recall of a sad memory. Cognitive Therapy & Research, 35, 276-283.

Grisham, J. R., Fullana, M. A., Mataix-Cols, D.,  Moffitt, T. E ., Caspi A., & Poulton, R. (2011). Risk factors prospectively associated with adult obsessive–compulsive symptom dimensions and obsessive–compulsive disorder. Psychological Medicine, 41, 2495-2506.

Lorian, C. N., & Grisham, J. R. (2011). Clinical implications of risk aversion: An online study of risk-avoidance and treatment utilization in pathological anxiety. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 25, 840-848.

Makkar, S. R., & Grisham, J. R. (2011). Social anxiety and the effects of negative self-imagery on emotion, cognition, and post-event processing. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 49, 654-664.

Makkar, S., & Grisham, J. (2011). The Predictors and Contents of Post-Event Processing in Social Anxiety. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 35, 118-133.

Perry, Y., Henry, J. D., & Grisham, J. R. (2011). The habitual use of emotion regulation strategies in schizophrenia. British Journal of Clinical Psychology, 50, 217-222.

Perry, Y., Henry, J. D., Sethi, N., & Grisham, J. R. (2011). The pain persists: How social exclusion affects individuals with schizophrenia.  British Journal of Clinical Psychology, 50, 339-349.

Denson, T., Grisham, J., & Moulds, M. (2011). Cognitive reappraisal increases heart rate variability in response to an anger provocation. Motivation and Emotion, 35, 14-22.

Grisham, J. R., Henry, J. D., Williams, A. D., & Bailey, P. (2010). Socio-emotional deficits associated with obsessive compulsive disorder.  Psychiatry Research, 175, 256-259.

Grisham, J.R. & Norberg, M. M. (2010). Compulsive hoarding: Current controversies and new directions. Dialogues in Clinical Neuroscience, 12, 233-240.

Grisham, J. R., Norberg, M. M., Williams, A. D., Certoma, S. P., & Kadib, R. (2010). Categorization and cognitive deficits in compulsive hoarding. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 48, 866-872.

Lorian, C. & Grisham, J. R. (2010). The safety bias: Risk-avoidance and social anxiety pathology. Behaviour Change, 27, 29-41.

Memedovic, S., Grisham, J. R., Denson, T. F., & Moulds, M. L. (2010). The effects of trait reappraisal and suppression on anger and blood pressure in response to provocation. Journal of Research in Personality, 44, 540-543.

Williams, A. D., Moulds, M. L., Grisham, J. R., Gay, P., Lang, T., Kandris, E., Werner-Seidler, A., & Yap, C.  (2010). Psychometric Evaluation of the Thought Control Ability Questionnaire (TCAQ) and the Prediction of Cognitive Control. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 32, 397-405.

Fullana, M. A., Mataix-Cols, D., Caspi, A., Harrington, H., Grisham, J.R., Moffitt, T. E., &  Poulton, R. (2009). Obsessions and compulsions in the community: Prevalence, interference, help-seeking, developmental stability, and co-occurring psychiatric conditions. American Journal of Psychiatry, 166, 329-336.

Grisham, J. R., Anderson, T. M., Poulton, R., Moffitt, T. E., Andrews, G. (2009). Childhood neuropsychological deficits associated with adult obsessive-compulsive disorder. British Journal of Psychiatry,195, 138-141.

Grisham, J. R., Frost, R.O., Steketee, G., Kim, H. J., & Poulos, A. (2009). Attachment to possessions. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 23, 357-361.

Grisham, J. R., Moffitt, T. E., & Poulton, R. (2009). Authors’ Reply. Letter to the Editor. British Journal of Psychiatry, 195, 555.

Grisham, J. R. & Williams, A. D. (2009). Cognitive control of obsessional thoughts. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 47, 395-402.

Henry, J. D., Green, M. J., Restuccia, C., de Lucia, A., Rendell, P. G., McDonald, S. & Grisham, J. R. (2009). Emotion dysregulation and schizotypy. Psychiatry Research, 166, 119-124.

Slade, T. & Grisham, J. R. (2009). Taxometric analysis of agoraphobia in a clinical and a community sample. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 23, 799-805.

Grisham, J. R., Anderson, T. & Sachdev, P. (2008). Genetic and environmental influences on obsessive-compulsive disorder. European Archives of Clinical Psychiatry and Neuroscience, 258, 107-116.

Grisham, J. R., Steketee, G., & Frost, R. O. (2008). Interpersonal problems and emotional     intelligence in compulsive hoarding. Depression and Anxiety, 25, E63-71.

Grisham, J.R., Brown, T. A., Savage, C.R., Steketee, G., & Barlow, D.H. (2007). Neuropsychological impairment associated with compulsive hoarding. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 45, 1471-1483.

Grisham, J. R., Frost, R. O., Steketee, G., Kim, H.-J., & Hood, S. (2006). Age of onset in compulsive hoarding. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 20, 675-686.

Grisham, J. R. & Barlow, D. H. (2005). Compulsive hoarding: Review of current theory and treatment. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 27, 45-52.

Grisham, J. R., Brown, T. A., Liverant, G., & Campbell, L. A. (2005). The distinctiveness of hoarding from other dimensions of obsessive-compulsive disorder. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 19, 767-769.

Frost, R. O., Steketee, G., & Grisham, J. (2004). Measurement of compulsive hoarding: Saving Inventory Revised. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 42, 1163-1182.

Campbell, L. A., Brown, T. A., & Grisham, J. R. (2003). The relevance of age of onset to the psychopathology of generalized anxiety disorder. Behavior Therapy, 34, 31-48.

Butler, A. C., Brown, G. K., Beck, A. T., & Grisham, J. R. (2002). Assessment of dysfunctional beliefs in borderline personality disorder. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 40, 1231-1240.  

Brown, T. A., Campbell, L. A., Lehman, C. L., Grisham, J. R. & Mancill, R. B. (2001). Current and lifetime comorbidity of the DSM-IV anxiety and mood disorders in a large clinical sample. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 110, 585-599.

Kuyken, W., Brown, G. A., Steer, R. S., Grisham, J. R. & Beck, A. T. (2001). Psychometric properties of the Beck Self-Esteem Scales. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 39, 115-124.

Levitt, J., Hoffman, E., Grisham, J., and Barlow, D. H. (2001). Empirically supported treatments for panic disorder. Psychiatric Annals, 3, 478- 487.

Brown, G. K., Beck, A. T., Steer, R. A. & Grisham, J. R. (2000). Risk factors for suicide in psychiatric outpatients: A 20-year prospective study. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 68, 371-377.

Chambless, D. L., Beck, A. T., Gracely, E. J. & Grisham, J. R. (2000). Relation of cognitions to fear of somatic symptoms: A test of the cognitive theory of panic. Depression and Anxiety, 11, 1-9.

Beck, A. T., Brown, G. A., Dahlsgaard, K. K., & Grisham, J. R. (1999). Suicide ideation at its worst point as a predictor of suicide in psychiatric outpatients. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 29, 1-9.