Selected Publications

Family-based treatment of early-onset OCD. 

Freeman, J.B., Garcia, A.M., Fucci, C., Karitani, M., Miller, L., Leonard, H.L. (2003).  Family-based treatment of early-onset OCD.  Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology, 13 (Suppl. 1), S71-S80.

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The Pediatric OCD Treatment Study (2004).  Cognitive-behavior therapy, sertraline, and their combination for children and adolescents with obsessive-compulsive disorder.

The Pediatric OCD Treatment Study (2004).  Cognitive-behavior therapy, sertraline, and their combination for children and adolescents with obsessive-compulsive disorder.  JAMA, 292(16), 1969-1976.  Roles in study: Co-investigator at Brown site, acquisition of data, and revision of manuscript.

Tics Moderate Treatment Outcome with Medication but Not CBT in Pediatric OCD

March, J.S., Franklin, M.E., Leonard, H.L., Garcia A.M.,  Moore, P.S., Freeman, J.B., Foa, E.  (2007). Tics Moderate Treatment Outcome with Medication but Not CBT in Pediatric OCD.  Biological Psychiatry, 61, 344-347.

Cognitive Behavioral Treatment for Young Children with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Freeman, J.B., Choate-Summers, M.L., Moore, P.M., Garcia, A. M. Sapyta, J.J. Leonard, H.L., Franklin, M.E. (2007).  Cognitive behavioral treatment for young children with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Biological Psychiatry, 61, 337-343. 

Clinical Considerations when Tailoring Cognitive Behavioral Treatment for Young Children with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Choate-Summers, M., Freeman, J., Garcia, A., Coyne, L., Przeworski, A., & Leonard, H.  (2008). Clinical considerations when tailoring cognitive behavioral treatment for young children with obsessive compulsive disorder.  Education and Treatment of Children, 31, 395-416.

Preliminary Findings from a Family-Based Cognitive-Behavioral Approach

Freeman, J.F., Garcia, A.M., Coyne, L.W, Ale, C., Przeworski, A., Himle, M., Compton, S., Leonard, H.L.  (2008). Early childhood OCD:  Preliminary findings from a family-based cognitive-behavioral approach, Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 47, 593-602.

Phenomenology of Early Onset Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Garcia, A.M., Freeman, J.B., Himle,. M., Berman, N.C., Ogata, A.K., Ng, J.S., Choate-Summers, M., Leonard, H.L. (2009).  Phenomenology of early onset obsessive compulsive disorder, Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 31 (2), 104-111.

The Pediatric Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Treatment StudyII: Rationale, Design and Methods

Freeman, J. Choate-Summers, M., Garcia, A., Moore, P., Sapayta, J., Khanna, M., March, J., Foa, E., Franklin, M.  (2009).  The Pediatric Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Treatment Study II: Rationale, Design and Methods.  Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health, 3(1):4.

Predictors of Treatment Outcome in the Pediatric OCD Treatment Study

Garcia, A.M., Sapyta, J., Moore, P.S., Freeman, J., Franklin, M., March, J.S., Foa, E.B. (2010).  Predictors of treatment outcome in the Pediatric OCD Treatment Study, Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 49(10), 1024-1033.

Examining the Psychometric Properties of the Family Accommodation Scale-Parent-Report (FAS-PR)

Flessner, C.A., Sapyta, J., Garcia, A., Freeman, J.B., Franklin, M.E., Foa, E., & March, J. (2011). Examining the Psychometric Properties of the Family Accommodation Scale-Parent-Report (FAS-PR). Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 33, 38-46.

The Children's Yale-Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale: Reliability and Validity for Use Among 5 to 8 Year Olds with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Freeman, J.B., Flessner, C.A., Garcia, A.M. (2011). The Children's Yale-Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale: Reliability and Validity for Use Among 5 to 8 Year Olds with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder.  Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 39(6), 877-883.

Predictors of Parental Accommodation in Pediatric Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Findings from the POTS Trial

Flessner, C. A., Freeman, J. B., Sapyta, J., Garcia, A., Franklin, M. E., March, J et al. (2011). Predictors of Parental Accommodation in Pediatric Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Findings from the Pediatric Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Treatment Study (POTS) trial.  Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 50(7) 716-725.

Still Struggling: Characteristics of Youth with OCD who are Partial Responders to Medication Treatment

Freeman, J.B., Sapyta, J., Garcia, A., Fitzgerald, D., Khanna, M., Choate-Summers, M., Moore, P., Chrisman, A., Haff, N., Naeem, A., March, J., and Franklin, M.  (2011).  Still Struggling: Characteristics of Youth with OCD who are Partial Responders to Medication Treatment.  Child Psychiatry and Human Development, 42(4), 424-441.

Cognitive-Behavior Therapy Augmentation of Pharmacotherapy in Pediatric OCD: The POTS II Randomized, Controlled Trial

Franklin, M.E., Sapyta, J., Freeman, J.B., Khanna, M., Compton, S., Almirall, D., Moore, P., Choate-Summers, M., Garcia, A., Edson, A.L., Foa, E.B., March, J.S.  (2011).  Cognitive-behavior therapy augmentation of pharmacotherapy in pediatric obsessive compulsive disorder:  The Pediatric OCD Treatment Study II (POTS II) randomized, controlled trial.  JAMA.

Maternal and Child Expressed Emotion as Predictors of Treatment Responses in Pediatric OCD

Przeworski, A., Zoellner, L.A., Franklin, M.E., Garcia, A., Freeman, J., March, J.S., & Foa, E.B. (2012). Maternal and Child Expressed Emotion as Predictors of Treatment Responses in Pediatric Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder.  Child Psychiatry and Human Development.

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