Deborah Beidel, PhD
Dr. Beidel's primary research focus is child and adult anxiety disorders. She is considered a leading expert on the development and efficacy of behavioral interventions for both adults and children with anxiety disorders. She is also developing behavioral interventions to address the social skill deficits found in children with Asperger's disorder. Her research is characterized by a developmental focus and includes high risk and longitudinal designs, psychophysiological assessment, treatment outcome, and treatment development.
- Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL
- Director, Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, University of Central Florida
- Director, University of Central Florida Anxiety Disorders Clinic
- Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry, Medical University of South Carolina and Penn State College of Medicine
- PhD, 1986, Clinical Psychology, University of Pittsburgh
- Alfano, C. A., Pina, A., Beidel, D. C., Ammerman, R. T., & Crosby, L. (in press). Mediators and moderators of outcome in the behavioral treatment of childhood social phobia. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
- Viana, A., Beidel, D., & Rabian, B. (2009). Selective mutism: A review and integration of the last 15 years. Clinical Psychology Review, 29(1), 57-67.
- Heiser, N., Turner, S., Beidel, D., & Roberson-Nay, R. (2009). Differentiating social phobia from shyness. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 23(4), 469-476.
- Beidel, D. C., Turner, S. M., Sallee, F. R., Ammerman, R. T., Crosby, L. A., &, Pathak, S. (2007). SET-C vs. Fluoxetine in the treatment of childhood social phobia. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 46(12), 1622-1632.
- Beidel, D. C., Turner, S. M., & Young, B. J. (2006). Social effectiveness therapy for children: Five years later. Behavior Therapy, 37(4), 416-425.
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