Research Presentations

Jensen, A. S., Persons, J. B., Fee, C., Miles, A. L., Beckner, V. L., Eidelman, P., Hong, J. H., & Owen, D. (2017, November). Congruence between what a patient reports learning in session and the content of homework assignments predicts homework compliance in naturalistic CBT. Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, San Diego, CA.

Brown, C., Bosley, H., & Persons, J. B. (2017, April). Changes in need for control and perfectionism predicted reductions in anger during CBT: A single case study. Anxiety and Depression Association of America, San Francisco, CA.

Persons, J. B. & Thomas, C. (2016, November). Symptom severity at week 4 of cognitive behavior therapy predicts depression remission. North American Society for Psychotherapy Research, Berkeley, CA.

Persons, J. B. & Yu, L. A. D. (2016, November). Poor outcome predicts dropout from cognitive-behavior therapy for depression and anxiety. North American Society for             Psychotherapy Research, Berkeley, CA.

Persons, J. B. & Thomas, C. (2016, October). BDI score at week 4 of cognitive behavior therapy predicts depression remission. Association for Behavioral and Cognitive   Therapies, New York, NY.

Persons, J. B., Yu, L. A., & Jin, G. (2015, November). Predictors of uncollaborative termination by depressed patients treated with naturalistic CBT. Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Chicago, IL.

Persons, J. B., Eidelman, P., Hong, J., Osborne, T. L., Thomas, C., & Luoma, J. B. (2014, November). Overcoming obstacles to doing research in a private practice setting. Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Philadelphia, PA.

Persons, J. B., Koerner, K., Eidelman, P., Thomas, C., Liu, H., & Netland, E. P. (2014, May). We trained psychotherapists to adopt the evidence-based practice of progress monitoring. Association for Psychological Science, San Francisco, CA.

Persons, J. B., Hong, J., Beckner, V. L., Owen, D. J., & Eidelman, P. (2012, November). Monitoring therapy process at every session: Development of a new tool and clinical examples of its utility. Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, National Harbor, MD.

Persons, J. B., Koerner, K., Thomas, C., & Liu, H. (2012, November). Can we train psychotherapists to monitor their clients’ progress at every therapy session? Initial findings, Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, National Harbor, MD.

Persons, J. B., & Thomas, C. (2011, November). When should a trial of CBT for depression be declared failed? Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Toronto, Canada.

Persons, J. B., Hong, J., Tompkins, M. A., & Beckner, V. L. (2010, November). Testing case formulation hypotheses in clinical practice. Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, San Francisco, CA.

Persons, J. B. (2010, June). The role of the therapeutic relationship in cognitive-behavior therapy. Society for Psychotherapy Research. Asilomar, CA.

Persons, J. B., Thomas, C., Hong, J. & Koerner, K. (2009, November). Using feedback to guide clinical decision making and improve client outcomes. Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York.

Persons, J. B., Thomas, C. & Pallatto, C. (2007, July). Naturalistic outcome of case formulation-driven CBT for anxious depressed patients. World Congress of Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies, Barcelona.  

Persons, J. B., Thomas, C., & Pallatto, C. (2006, November). Case formulation-driven CBT: A strategy for using evidence-based therapies and methods in clinical practice. Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Chicago.

Persons, J. B. (2004, November). How are anxiety and depression related? Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New Orleans.

Persons, J. B., Roberts, N. A., & Zalecki, C. A. (2004, November). Naturalistic outcome of case formulation-driven CBT for anxious depressed outpatients. Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New Orleans.

Persons, J. B. (2002, May). Case formulation-driven empirically-supported treatment for depressed anxious patients. Society for the Exploration of Psychotherapy Integration, San Francisco, CA.

Persons, J. B., & Mikami, A. Y. (2002, March). Handling treatment failure successfully. Clinical Science Colloquium, University of California, Berkeley, CA.

Persons. J. B., Roberts, N. A., & Zalecki, C. A. (2001, October). Treatment of depressed and anxious patients:  Nine protocols or one? Clinical Science Colloquium, University of California, Berkeley.

Persons, J. B. (2000, November). The anxious depressed patient, the randomized trial, and the individualized case formulation. Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New Orleans.

Persons, J. B. (2000, August). The case conceptualization, the randomized trial, and the behavior therapist. American Psychological Association, Washington, D. C.

Persons, J. B. (1998, November). Disseminating cognitive-behavioral therapy. Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Washington, D. C.

Persons, J. B. (1999, November). Disseminating CBT for mood and anxiety disorders. Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Toronto.

Persons, J. B. (1998, August). Efforts of Division 12 (Clinical Psychology) to promote evidence-based psychotherapy and training. American Psychological Association, San Francisco.

Persons, J. B. (1997, November). An example of practice evaluation:  Center for Cognitive Therapy. Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Miami Beach.

Persons, J. B. (1996, October). Treatment of the multiple-problem depressed patient. Integration of Treatment Strategies for Depression, conference held by National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, MD.

Persons, J. B. (1996, November). Cognitive-behavioral case formulation. Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Washington, D.C.

Persons, J. B. (1995, July). Mood matters:  Negative mood induction activates dysfunctional attitudes in women vulnerable to depression. World Congress of Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Persons, J. B. (1995, June). Clinically significant change in patients treated with cognitive-behavior therapy for depression in a private practice setting. Society for Psychotherapy Research, Vancouver, British Columbia.

Persons, J. B. (1995, January). Why practitioners do not adopt empirically-validated treatments and what might be done about it. Association for Applied and Preventive Psychology Conference on Scientific Standards of Psychological Practice, NV.

Persons, J. B. (1993, February). Inter-rater reliability of cognitive-behavioral case formulations.  North American Society for Psychotherapy Research, Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Persons, J. B. (1993, June). Adapting psychotherapy outcome research to clinical reality:  A case formulation approach. Society for Psychotherapy Research, Pittsburgh, PA.

Persons, J. B. (1992, November). A case formulation approach to cognitive therapy. Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Boston.

Persons, J. B. (1992, November). Is cognitive therapy really cognitive? A case formulation approach. Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Boston.

Persons, J. B. (1992, June). A cognitive-behavioral view of control-mastery theory and data. Society for Psychotherapy Research, Berkeley.

Persons, J. B. (1992, June). Cognitive theories of vulnerability to depression:  Reconciling negative evidence. World Congress of Cognitive Therapy, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Persons, J. B. (1992, April). Cognitive therapy and conflict resolution theory and Integrating clinical practice and psychotherapy research. Society for Exploration of Psychotherapy Integration, San Diego, CA.

Persons, J. B., Mooney, K. A., & Padesky, C. A. (1991, November). Reliability and validity of cognitive-behavioral case formulations. Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New York.

Persons, J. B. (1991, August). Process of change in cognitive therapy:  Schema change, not skill acquisition. American Psychological Association, San Francisco.

Persons, J. B. (1990, November). Cognitive theories of vulnerability to depression:  Reconciling negative evidence. Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, San Francisco.

Persons, J. B. (1990, June). Endorsement of dysfunctional beliefs is mood-state dependent: Implications for cognitive theories and for psychotherapy research. Society for Psychotherapy Research, Wintergreen, VA.

Persons, J. B., Silberschatz, G., Curtis, J., & Safran, J. (1989, June). Comparison of psychodynamic and cognitive therapy case formulations. Society for Psychotherapy Research, Toronto.

Persons, J. B. (1988, November). The relationship between attributions and depression varies across attributional dimensions and across samples. Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New York.

Persons, J. B. (1988, November). Underlying dysfunctional beliefs are mood-state dependent in vulnerable individuals. Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New York.

Persons, J. B. (1986, November). Relationship of dysfunctional attitudes to current mood   and history of depression. Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Chicago.

Persons, J. B. (1985, June). Outcome of cognitive therapy for depression in private practice patients. Society for Psychotherapy Research, Evanston.

Persons, J. B. (1984, November).  Mechanisms of action of cognitive therapy:  Some irrational thoughts are disproved more easily than others. Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Philadelphia.

Persons, J. B. (1984, June). Mechanisms of action of cognitive therapy:  the relative contributions of technical and interpersonal interventions. Society for Psychotherapy Research, Lake Louise, Canada.

Persons, J. B. (1983, December). Cognitions and depression in psychiatric inpatients. Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Washington, D.C.

Persons, J. B. (1983, December). Processing of fearful and neutral information in obsessive ‑compulsives. Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Washington, D. C.

Persons, J. B. (1981, April). Processes underlying clinical thought disorder and delusional thinking in psychiatric patients. Western Psychological Association, Los Angeles.