Mary A. Mercier's scientific contributions

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... All treatments were based on established manuals (Barlow et al., 2010;Barlow & Craske, 2006;Due Madsen et al., 2008;Hope et al., 2006) which were translated and adapted to the group format. The therapists in the study varied in experience level (Median = 10 years experience) and educational background although the vast majority were clinical psychologists (Reinholt et al., 2021). ...
... Before inclusion, patients underwent diagnostic assessment. The assessment was performed by a psychologist, and included anamnesis, self-report questionnaires, and structured diagnostic interviews: the PTSD Symptom Scale -Interview (PSS-I) (Foa, Riggs, Dancu, & Rothbaum, 1993) and Anxiety Disorders Interview Schedule for DSM-IV (ADIS-IV) or Mini-International Neuropsychiatric Interview (MINI) Plus (Brown, Barlow, & DiNardo, 1994;Sheehan et al., 1998). Three participants were diagnosed with comorbid disorders (attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, moderate depressive episode, and social phobia). ...
... Diagnostic interview: Anxiety Disorders Interview Schedule (ADIS-IV; Brown et al., 1994). This interview was administered to ensure that participants met the criteria for FP. ...
... CBT CBT followed a modified version of Panic Control Therapy (PCT; Craske et al., 2000), consisting of psychoeducation, correction of dysfunctional beliefs about panic, diaphragmatic breathing retraining, homework, and gradual exposure to feared situations (in vivo) and bodily sensations (interoceptive). ...
... For each client, an individualized CBT formulation was devised. Manualized CBT interventions were used as a guide to planning and implementing treatment for specific disorders such as panic/agoraphobia [39], depression/dysthymia [3], hypochondriasis [40], generalized anxiety [41], and obsessive-compulsive disorder [42]. Other conditions were treated with standard CBT techniques such as psychoeducation, symptom monitoring, cognitive restructuring, and exposure exercises relevant to their presenting symptoms. ...