Our research combines evidence-based assessment and intervention methods with novel experimental approaches to studying anxiety mechanisms. Our work contributes to improving treatments for children and adolescents with anxiety and related problems, and our findings have appeared in many peer-reviewed psychology and psychiatry journals. Read more about our recently published articles and book chapters below.

An asterisk (*) indicates the author is a current or former student, trainee or mentee.

Publications By Year

  • 2024

    Jones, E.L., & Rozenman, M. (2024). Social evaluation in emerging adults: Associations with interpretation bias and perceived social support. Child Psychiatry and Human Development.

  • 2023

    Anderson, N.J., Rozenman, M., Pennington, B.F., Willcutt, E.G., & McGrath, L.M. (2023). Compounding effects of domain-general cognitive weaknesses and word reading difficulties on anxiety symptoms in youth. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 56(5), 343-358. 

    Baca, S.A., Goger, P., Glaser, D., Rozenman, M. Gonzalez, A., Dickerson, J.F., Lynch, F.L., Porta, G., Brent, D.A., & Weersing, V.R. (2023). Reduction in avoidance mediates effects of brief behavioral therapy for pediatric anxiety and depression. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 164, Article 104290. 

    Bocanegra, E.S., Chang, S.W., Rozenman, M., Lee, S.S., Delgadillo, D., & Chavira, D.A. (2023). Attention bias and anxiety: The moderating effect of sociocultural variables in rural Latinx youth. Community Mental Health Journal. 

    Falk, A., Bennett, S., Rozenman, M., Mohatt, J., & Bergman, R.L. (2023). Getting better faster: A clinician's guide to intensive treatment for youth with OCD. Oxford University Press. 

    Goger, P., Rozenman, M., Gonzalez, A., Brent, D.A., Porta, G., Lynch, F.L., Dickerson, J.F., & Weersing, V.R. (2023). Early indicators of response to transdiagnostic treatment of pediatric anxiety and depression. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry. 

    Gonzalez, A., Rozenman, M., Goger, P., & Velasco, E. (2023). Autonomic reactivity during acute social stress: Exploratory investigation of an interaction by threat interpretation bias and emotion regulation difficulties. Anxiety, Stress, & Coping.

    Ricketts, E.J., Wolicki, S.B., Holbrook, J.R., Rozenman, M., McGuire, J.F., Charania, S.N., ... & Claussen, A.H. (2023). Clinical characteristics of children with Tourette syndrome with and without sleep disorder. Pediatric Neurology, 141, 18-24. 

    Schwartz, K.T.G, Kado-Walton, M., Dickerson, J.F., Rozenman, M., Brent, D.A., Porta, G., ... & Weersing, V.R. (2023). Brief behavioral therapy for anxiety and depression in pediatric primary care: Breadth of intervention impact. Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 62(2), 230-243.

  • 2022

    Anderson, N.J., Rozenman, M., Pennington, B.F., Willcutt, E.G., & McGrath, L.M. (2022). Compounding effects of domain-general cognitive weaknesses and word reading difficulties on anxiety symptoms in youth. Journal of Learning Disabilities. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/00222194221098719.

    Ellis, A. J., Sturm, A., Rozenman, M., Smith, E., & Olabinjo, I. (2022). thinkSMART®: A pilot study of a transdiagnostic cognitive-behavioral treatment for adolescents with executive functioning weaknesses. Journal of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy, 32(2), 124-135.

    Farhat, L. C., Vattimo, E. F. Q., Ramakrishnan, D., Levine, J. L. S., Johnson, J. A., Artukoglu, B. B., ... & Block, M. H. (2022). Systematic review and meta-analysis: An empirical approach to defining treatment and remission in pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder. Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 61(4), 495-507. doi:10.1016/j.jaac.2021.05.027

    Ricketts, E. J., Wolicki, S. B., Danielson, M. L., Rozenman, M., McGuire, J. F., Piacentini, J., ... & Bitsko, R. H. (2022). Academic, interpersonal, recreational, and family impairment in children with Tourette syndrome and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Child Psychiatry & Human Development53(1), 3-15. doi: 10.1007/s10578-020-01111-4.

    Rozenman, M., Gonzalez, A., Vreeland, A., Thamrin, H., Perez, J., & Peris, T.S. (2022). Resting state psychophysiology in youth with OCD and their caregivers: Preliminary evidence for trend synchrony and links to family functioning. Child Psychiatry & Human Development.

    *Subar, A. R., *Humphrey, K., & Rozenman, M. (2022). Is interpretation bias for threat content specific to youth anxiety symptoms/diagnoses? A systematic review and meta-analysis. European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 31, 1341-1352.

  • 2021

    Doom, J. R., Rozenman, M., Fox, K. R., Phu, T., *Subar, A. R., Seok, D., & Rivera, K. M. (2021). The transdiagnostic origins of anxiety and depression during the pediatric period: linking NIMH research domain criteria (RDoC) constructs to ecological systems. Development and Psychopathology, 33(5), 1599-1619. doi: 10.1017/S0954579421000559

    Lynch, F. L., Dickerson, J. F., Rozenman, M. S., Gonzalez, A., Schwartz, K. T., Porta, G., ... & Weersing, V. R. (2021). Cost-effectiveness of brief behavioral therapy for pediatric anxiety and depression in primary care. JAMA Network Open4(3), e211778-e211778. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.1778.

    Peris, T. S., Sugar, C. A., Rozenman, M. S., Walkup, J. T., Albano, A. M., Compton, S., ... & Piacentini, J. (2021). Long-term service use among youths previously treated for anxiety disorder. Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry60(4), 501-512. doi:10.1016/j.jaac.2020.07.911.

    Peris, T. S., Thamrin, H., & Rozenman, M. S. (2021). Family intervention for child and adolescent anxiety: A meta-analytic review of therapy targets, techniques, and outcomes. Journal of Affective Disorders286, 282-295. doi:10.1016/j.jad.2021.02.053.

    Piacentini, J., Wu, M., Rozenman, M., Bennett, S., McGuire, J., Nadeau, J., ... & Peris, T. (2021). Knowledge and competency standards for specialized cognitive behavior therapy for pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder. Psychiatry Research299, 113854. doi:10.1016/j.psychres.2021.113854.

    *Subar, A. R., & Rozenman, M. (2021). Like parent, like child: is parent interpretation bias associated with their child's interpretation bias and anxiety? A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Affective Disorders. doi:10.1016/j.jad.2021.05.020

    Tan, P. Z., Rozenman, M., Chang, S. W., Jurgiel, J., Truong, H. V., Piacentini, J., & Loo, S. K. (2021). The ERN asa neural index of changes in performance monitoring following attention training in pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder. Biological Psychology, 166. doi:10.1016/j.biopsycho.2021.108206

    Weersing, V. R., Gonzalez, A., & Rozenman, M. (Eds.). (2021). Brief Behavioral Therapy for Anxiety and Depression in Youth: Therapeutic Guide. Oxford University Press.

  • 2020

    *Atzl, V., Rozenman, M., & Holm-Denoma, J. (2020). The benefits and challenges of the home environment for teletherapy with children and adolescents. Association of Psychological Training Clinics Bulletin: Psychology Training Clinics and COVID-19, Summer/Fall 2020, 19-20.

    Brent, D. A., Porta, G., Rozenman, M., Gonzalez, A., Schwartz. K. T. G., Lynch, F. L., et al. (2020). Brief Behavior Therapy for pediatric anxiety and depression in primary care - A follow-up. Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 59(7), 856-857. doi: 10.1016/j.jaac.2019.06.009.

    *Goger, P., Rozenman, M., & Gonzalez, A. (2020). The association between current maternal psychological control, anxiety symptoms, and emotional regulatory processes in emerging adults. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 68. doi: 10.1016/j.jbtep.2020.101563.

    Guo, S., Rozenman, M., Bennett, S. M., Peris, T. S., & Bergman, R. L. (2020). Flexible adaptation of evidence-based treatment principles and practices in an intensive outpatient setting for pediatric OCD. Evidence-Based Practice in Child and Adolescent Mental Health, 1-21. doi: 10.1080/23794925.2020.1784061

    Peris, T. S., Rozenman, M. S., Bai, S., *Perez, J., *Thamrin, H., & Piacentini, J. (2020). Ethnicity moderates outcome in family focused treatment for pediatric obsessive compulsive disorder. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 102229. doi: 10.1016/j.janxdis.2020.102229

    Rozenman, M., Gonzalez, A., *Logan, C., & *Goger, P. (2020). Cognitive bias modification for threat interpretations: Impact on anxiety symptoms and stress reactivity. Depression and Anxiety, 37(5), 438-448. doi: 10.1002/da.23018

    Rozenman M., Gonzalez, A., & Weersing, V. R. (2020). Transdiagnostic exposure-based intervention for anxiety and depression in children and adolescents. In T. Peris, E. Storch, J. McGuire, (Eds.), Exposure Therapy for Children with Anxiety and OCD: Clinician's Guide to Integrated Treatment, (pp. 361-380). New York, USA: Elsevier Science & Technology. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-815915-6.00015-9

    Rozenman, M., & *Patarino, K. M. (2020). Pediatric anxiety in practice: A knowledge and needs assessment of pediatricians and nurses. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, online ahead of print. doi: 10.1097/DBP.0000000000000821

  • 2019

    Bergman, R. L. & Rozenman, M. (2019). New Wave Therapies for Pediatric OCD. In L. Farrell, T. Ollendick, & P. Muris (Eds.), Innovations in CBT for Childhood Anxiety, OCD, and PTSD: Improving Access & Outcomes (pp. 506-521). New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.

    Dean, A., Nurmi, E., Moeller, S., Amir, N., Rozenman, M., Ghahremani, D., Johnson, M., Berberyan, R., Hellemann, G., Zhang, Z. & London, E. (2019). No effect of attentional bias modification training in methamphetamine users receiving residential treatment. Psychopharmacology, 236(2), 709-721. doi: 10.1007/s00213-018-5100-8.

    Peris, T. S. & Rozenman, M. (2019). Assessment of Pediatric Anxiety. In S. Compton, M. A. Villabo, & H. Kristensen (Eds.). Pediatric Anxiety Disorders (pp. 301-316). Cambridge, MA: Elsevier.

    Peris, T.S., Rozenman, M., Gonzalez, A., Vreeland A., Piacentini, J., Tan, P.Z., & Ricketts, E.J. (2019). Family functioning in pediatric trichotillomania, obsessive compulsive disorder, and healthy comparison youth. Psychiatry Research, 281, 112578. doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2019.112578.

    Ricketts, E. J., Rozenman, M., Snorrason, I., *Perez, J. B., *Peng, M. G., *Kim, J., et al. (2019). Confirmatory factor analysis of the SLEEP-50 Questionnaire in Trichotillomania (Hair-Pulling Disorder) and Excoriation (Skin-Picking Disorder). Psychiatry Research, 273, 197-205. doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2019.01.022.

    Rozenman, M., Gonzalez, A., & Weersing, V. R. (2019). Transdiagnostic exposure-based intervention for anxiety and depression in children and adolescents. In T. S. Peris, E. Storch, & J. McGuire (Eds.). Exposure Therapy for Children with Anxiety and OCD. Clinician's Guide to Integrated Treatment. Academic Press.

    Rozenman, M., McGuire, J., *Wu, M., Ricketts, E., Peris, T., O'Neill, J., Bergman, R. L., Chang, S., & Piacentini, J. (2019). Hoarding symptoms in children and adolescents with OCD: Clinical features and response to CBT. Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 58(8), 799-805. doi: 10.1016/j.jaac.2019.01.017.

    Rozenman, M., Piacentini, J., O'Neill, J., Bergman, R. L., Chang, S., & Peris, T. S. (2019). Improvement in anxiety and depression symptoms following cognitive behavior therapy for pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder. Psychiatry Research, 276, 115-123. doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2019.04.021.

    Snorrason, I., Ricketts, E., Olafsson, R. P., Rozenman, M., Colwell, C. S., & Piacentini, J. (2019). Disentangling reward processing in trichotillomania: 'Wanting' and 'Liking' hair pulling have distinct clinical correlates. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 41(2), 271-279. doi: 10.1007/s10862-018-9712-4.

  • 2018

    Ricketts, E. J., Rozenman, M., Choy, C., Goldberg, H., Kim, J., Colwell, C., et al. (2018). Sleep sufficiency in pediatric and adolescent Tourette's Disorder: National Survey of Children's Health. Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics, 39(1), 72-76. doi: 10.1097/DBP. 0000000000000518.

    Rozenman, M., *Vreeland, A., *Iglesias, M., *Mendez, M., & Piacentini, J. (2018). The tell-tale heart: Physiological reactivity during resolution of ambiguity in youth anxiety. Cognition and Emotion, 32(2), 389-396. doi: 10.1080/02699931.2017.1289152.

    Sturm, A., Rozenman, M., Chang, S., McGough, J. J., McCracken, J., & Piacentini, J. C. (2018). Are the components of social reciprocity transdiagnostic across pediatric neurodevelopmental disorders? Evidence for common and disorder-specific social impairments. Psychiatry Research, 264, 119-123. doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2018.03.063.

    Sturm, A., Rozenman, M., Piacentini, J. C., McGough, J. J., Loo, S. K., & McCracken, J. T. (2018). The effect of neurocognitive function on math computation in pediatric ADHD: Moderating influences of anxious perfectionism and gender. Child Psychiatry & Human Development, 49(5), 822-832. doi: 10.1007/s10578-018-0798-4.

    Wu, M. S., Rozenman, M., Peris, T., O'Neill, J., Bergman, R. L., Chang, S., & Piacentini, J. (2018). Comparing OCD-affected youth with and without religious symptoms: Clinical profiles and treatment response. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 86, 47-53. doi: 10.1016/j.comppsych.2018.07.009.

  • 2017

    Asarnow, J., Rozenman, M., & Carlson, G.A. (2017). Medication and cognitive behavioral therapy for pediatric anxiety disorders: No need for anxiety in treating anxiety. JAMA Pediatrics, 171(11), 1038-1039. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2017.3017.

    Gonzalez, A., Rozenman, M., Langley, A. K., Kendall, P. C., Ginsburg, G., Compton, S., et al. (2017). Social interpretation bias in children and adolescents with anxiety disorders: Psychometric examination of the self-report of ambiguous social situations for youth (SASSY) scale. Child & Youth Care Forum, 46(3), 395-412. doi: 10.1007/s10566-016-9381-y.

    O'Neill, J., Piacentini, J., Chang, S., Ly, R., Lai, T., Armstrong, C., Bergman, L., Rozenman, M., et al. (2017). Glutamate in pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder and response to cognitive-behavioral therapy: Randomized clinical trial. Neuropsychopharmacology, 42(12), 2414-2422. doi: 10.1038/npp.2017.77.

    Peris, T. S., Rozenman, M., Bergman, R. L., Chang, S., O'Neill, J., & Piacentini, J. (2017). Developmental and clinical predictors of comorbidity for youth with obsessive compulsive disorder. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 93, 72-78. doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychires.2017.05.002.

    Peris, T. S., Rozenman, M., Sugar, C. A., McCracken, J. T., & Piacentini, J. (2017). Targeted family intervention for complex cases of pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder: A randomized controlled trial. Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 56(12), 1034-1042. doi: 10.1016/j.jaac.2017.10.008.

    Ricketts, E. J., Snorrason, I., Rozenman, M., Colwell, C. S., McCracken, J. T., & Piacentini, J. (2017). Sleep functioning in adults with trichotillomania (hair-pulling disorder), excoriation (skin-picking) disorder, and a non-affected comparison sample. Journal of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders, 13, 49-57. doi: 10.1016/j.jocrd.2017.01.006.

    Rozenman, M. & Bergman, R. L. (2017). Assessment of children with OCD. In E. Storch, J. McGuire, & D. McKay (Eds.), The Clinicians' Guide to Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Childhood Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Elsevier.

    Rozenman, M., Peris, T., Bergman, R. L., O'Neill, J., McCracken, J., & Piacentini, J. (2017). Distinguishing fear versus distress symptomatology in pediatric OCD. Child Psychiatry & Human Development, 48(1), 63-72. doi: 10.1007/s10578-016-0653-4.

    Rozenman, M., Sturm, A., McCracken, J. T., Piacentini, J. (2017). Autonomic arousal in anxious and typically-developing youth during a stressor involving error feedback. European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 26(12), 1423-1432. doi: 10.1007/s00787-017-1001-3.

    Rozenman, M., *Vreeland, A., Eyal, R., & Nurmi, E. (2017). Pediatric Obsessive-Compulsive Spectrum Disorders. In M. Pissacroia (Ed.), Textbook of Adolescent Psychopathology, 2nd Edition. Piccin.

    Rozenman, M., *Vreeland, A., & Peris, T. S. (2017). Harm avoidance and checking in pediatric OCD. In J. Abramowitz, D. McKay, & E. Storch (Eds.) Handbook of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Across the Lifespan (pp. 377-394). Wiley.

    Rozenman, M., *Vreeland, A., & Piacentini, J. (2017). Thinking anxious, feeling anxious, or both? Cognitive bias moderates the relationship between anxiety disorder and sympathetic arousal in youth. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 45, 34-42. doi: 10.1016/j.janxdis.2016.11.004.

    Weersing, V. R., Brent, D. A., Rozenman, M., Gonzalez, A., Jeffreys, M., Dickerson, J. F., et al. (2017). Brief behavioral therapy for pediatric anxiety and depression in primary care: A randomized clinical trial. JAMA Psychiatry, 74(6), 571-578. doi: 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2017.0429.

  • 2016

    Jeffreys, M., Rozenman, M., Gonzalez, A., Warnick, E., Dauser, C., Scahill, L, et al. (2016). Factor structure of the parent-report Mood and Feelings Questionnaire (MFQ) in an outpatient mental health sample. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 44(6), 1111-1120. doi: 10.1007/s10802-015-0108-6.

    Peris, T. S. & Rozenman, M. (2016). Scrupulosity OCD in children and adolescents. In E. Storch & A. Lewin (Eds.), Clinical Handbook of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders: A Case-Based Approach to Treating Pediatric and Adult Populations (pp. 131-147). Springer.

    Rozenman, M. & Asarnow, J. (2016). Psychiatry: Collaborative care for adolescents with depression in primary care. In M. Cabana, A. Goldstein, P. de Gialluly, & A. Schroeder (Eds.), Year Book of Pediatrics 2016 (pp. 381-384). Elsevier.

    Rozenman, M., Peris, T., Gonzalez, A., & Piacentini, J. (2016). Clinical characteristics of pediatric trichotillomania: Comparisons with obsessive-compulsive and tic disorders. Child Psychiatry & Human Development, 47(1), 124-132. doi:10.1007/s10578-015-0550-2.

    Rozenman, M. & Piacentini, J. (2016). Pediatric primary care as a stepped care setting for youth anxiety: Commentary on "What Steps to Take? How to Approach Concerning Anxiety in Youth". Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 23(3), 230-233. doi: 10.1111/cpsp.12157.

  • 2015

    Asarnow, J. & Rozenman, M. (2015). Improving care for adolescent depression through improving access to evidence-based depression treatment through primary care: Commentary on Richardson et al. 2014. Evidence-Based Mental Health, 18, 94.

    Asarnow, J. R., Rozenman, M., Wiblin, J., & Zeltzer, L. (2015). Integrated medical-behavioral care compared with usual primary care for child and adolescent behavioral health: A meta-analysis. JAMA Pediatrics, 169(10), 929-937. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2015.1141.

    Rozenman, M., *Johnson, O. E., Chang, S. W., Woods, D. W., Walkup, J. T., Wilhelm, S., & et al. (2015). Relationships between premonitory urge and anxiety in youth with chronic tic disorders. Children's Health Care, 44(3), 235-248. doi: 10.1080/02739615.2014.986328.

  • 2014 and Earlier

    Rozenman, M., Amir, N., & Weersing, V. R. (2014). Performance-based interpretation biases in clinically anxious youth: Relationships with attention, anxiety, and negative cognition. Behavior Therapy, 45(5), 594-605. doi: 10.1016/j.beth.2014.03.009.

    Riemann, B. C., Kuckertz, J. M., Rozenman, M., Weersing, V. R., & Amir, N. (2013). Augmentation of youth cognitive behavioral and pharmacological interventions with attention modification in youths: A randomized placebo controlled trial. Depression and Anxiety, 30(9), 822-828. doi: 10.1002/da.22127.

    O'Neill, J., Piacentini, J. Chang, S., Levitt, J., Rozenman, M., Bergman, R. L., et al. (2012). MRSI correlates of cognitive-behavioral therapy in pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder. Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology & Biological Psychiatry, 36(1), 161-168. doi: 10.1016/j.pnpbp.2011.09.007.

    Weersing, V. R., Rozenman, M., Maher-Bridge, M., & Campo, J. (2012). Anxiety, depression, and somatic distress: Developing a transdiagnostic internalizing toolbox for pediatric practice. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 19(1), 68-82. doi: 10.1016/j.cbpra.2011.06.002.

    Rozenman, M., Weersing, V. R., & Amir, N. (2011). A case series of attention modification in clinically anxious youths. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 49(5), 324-330. doi: 10.1016/j.brat.2011.02.007.

    Woods, D. W., Piacentini, J. C., Scahill, L., Peterson, A. L., Wilhelm, S., Chang, S., Deckersbach, T., McGuire, J., Specht, M., Conelea, C. A., Rozenman, M., et al. (2011). Behavior therapy for tics in children: Acute and long-term effects on psychiatric and psychosocial functioning. Journal of Child Neurology, 26(7), 858-865. doi: 10.1177/0883073810397046.

    Weersing, V. R., Rozenman, M., & Gonzalez, A. (2009). Core components of therapy in youth: Do we know what to disseminate? Behavior Modification, 33(1), 24-47. doi: 10.1177/0145445508322629.