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Kurt D. Michael Ph.D.

There are 18 included publications by Kurt D. Michael Ph.D.:

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Background and preliminary results of a growing interdisciplinary rural school mental health collaborative [Presentation Slides] 2009 184 Conference presentation
Behavioral treatment of trichotillomania: A case study 2004 4253 Once considered a rare clinical condition, trichotillomania is now recognized as a psychological disorder that is more prevalent than previously thought. The behavioral treatment of a 21-year old college woman with a longstanding history of chronic h...
Cognitive-behavioral treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder: A case of prolonged tooth brushing. 2006 2444 Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) in children and adolescents is a prevalent condition with a number of adverse correlates and implications. The cognitive-behavioral treatment of an 11-year-old girl with prolonged tooth brushing is described in thi...
Convergent Validity of the Internalizing Symptoms Scale for Children with Three Self-Report Measures of Internalizing Problems 1997 902 Data that serve to support the convergent validity of the Internalizing Symptoms Scale for Children (ISSC), a new child self-report measure for assessing internalizing symptoms, are presented. The results of three studies are presented, wherein ISSC ...
Cultivating a new harvest: Rational and preliminary results from a growing interdisciplinary rural school mental health program 2009 411 It is well established that a significant number of young people suffer from mental health concerns at any given time. Yet a substantial proportion of these young people do not receive adequate treatment. Thus, in order to address this gap in health ...
Depression Among College Students: Trends in Prevalence and Treatment Seeking 2006 7462 In a study of 182 undergraduates, a substantial proportion of the students in this sample reported significant symptoms of depression, yet only a minute number of them had ever sought treatment for their ailments. Further, the college men in this stu...
Developing and Implementing a University-School Mental Health Partnership to Enhance Student Health and Learning Outcomes [Presentation Slides] 2009 203 Participants will learn about the nature and scope of how mental health problems adversely impact student performance and learning. Participants will learn the details about how to set up a university-school district partnership to provide mental hea...
Enhancing the well-being of youth: Rationale, preliminary results, and policy implications of a growing interdisciplinary rural school mental health collaborative [Presentation Slides] 2009 248 Conference presentation
Examining Practice Patterns of Emergency Physicians through the Use of Simulated Patient Vignettes 2005 184 Abstract unavailable
Gender Differences in the Association among Nicotine Dependence, Body Image, Depression, and Anxiety within a College Population 2004 759 Previous research has linked female weight concerns and smoking. This study examined whether poor body image and other eating disorder variables, after controlling for symptoms of anxiety and depression, were predictive of smoking severity in a sampl...
Group-based motivational interviewing for alcohol use among college students: An exploratory study 2006 538 How can practicing psychologists help reduce excessive alcohol consumption among college students? Over 80% of college students consume alcohol, and a significant percentage drinks excessively with myriad problems. Brief interventions based on motiva...
How Effective are Treatments for Child and Adolescent Depression?: a Meta-Analytic Review 2002 636 We located a comprehensive sample of studies (1980–1999) on the psychosocial and pharmacological treatment of child and adolescent depression through an extensive literature search. Articles that met the inclusionary criteria were subsequently analyz...
Interventions for Child and Adolescent Depression: Do Professional Therapists Produce Better Results? 2005 569 We reviewed and analyzed child and adolescent depression treatment studies (1980–2001) through a comprehensive literature search. The outcome data from 19 studies (31 treatments) were extracted and weighted standard mean effect sizes were computed. O...
Psychoactive Substance Use Disorders. [In S. F. Davis & W. Buskist (Eds.). 21st Century Psychology: a reference handbook] 2008 280 Book Chapter
The reliability of children's self-reported internalizing symptoms over brief- to medium- length time intervals 1998 354 Objective: To determine whether children between the ages of 8 and 12 years are able to reliably report internalizing symptoms over short to medium-length time intervals as measured by an objective self-report instrument of internalizing symptoms. M...
So you don’t just take babies? Debunking discipline-specific stereotypes and other lessons about true interdisciplinary collaboration 2010 402 Newsletter article
Using the MMPI-2 to Predict Symptom Reduction during Psychotherapy in a Sample of Community Outpatients 2009 497 In the present study, potential MMPI-2 predictors of psychotherapy outcome were examined in a community clinical sample of 51 patients seeking treatment at a university training clinic. Results indicated that particular MMPI-2 scales (L, F, Pd, Pa, S...
What I Think I May Have Learned—Reflections on 50 Years of Teaching: An Interview with Michael Wertheimer 2006 416 This is an interview with Michael Wertheimer, professor emeritus at the University of Colorado at Boulder, who has won awards for the teaching of psychology, for service, and for contributions to the history of psychology. After earning his BA (with ...