I am often asked (especially when I am working in universities and with medical and dental practitioners) for a list of references that back up the techniques and theory used on The Fear Course. Here is a maintained (growing) list of references:
Fear Course References:
General Emotional Regulation / Emotional Resilience References
Ahmad, R.H. & Forbes, E.E., (2009) Genetics of Emotion Regulation. in J.J. Gross, (Ed) Handbook of Emotion Regulation (pp. 110-134). New York: Guildford Press.
Arce E, et al, (2009) Association between individual differences in self-reported emotional resilience and the affective perception of neutral faces. Journal of affective disorders, April 2009, vol./is. 114/1-3(286-93), 1573-2517
Azizi, A. Et al (2010). The Effectiveness of Emotion Regulation Training and Cognitive Therapy on the Emotional and Addictional Problems of Substance Abusers. IJoP. 2010;2(5) : 60-65
Banfield, J.F. et al. (2004) The Cognitive Neuroscience of Self-Regulation. In R.F. Baumeister & K.D. Vohs (Eds.) Handbook of Self-Regulation (pp. 62-83) New York: Guildford Press.
Beer, J.S., & Lombardo, M.V. (2009) Insights into Emotion Regulation from Neuropsychology. in J.J. Gross, (Ed) Handbook of Emotion Regulation (pp. 69 - 86). New York: Guildford Press.
Boss, A.D., & Sims, H.P. Jr, (2008) Everyone fails!: Using emotion regulation and self-leadership for recovery, Journal of Managerial Psychology, Vol. 23 Iss: 2, pp.135 - 150
Brandon, J.S. & Baumeister, R.F. (2007) Self-Regulatory Strength. In R.F. Baumeister & K.D. Vohs (Eds.) Handbook of Self-Regulation (pp. 84-98) New York: Guildford Press.
Campos, J. J., Frankel, C. B., & Camras, L. (2004). On the Nature of Emotion Regulation. Child Development 75 (2): 377-394.
Carver, C.S. (2004) Self-Regulation of Action and Affect. In R.F. Baumeister & K.D. Vohs (Eds.) Handbook of Self-Regulation (pp. 13-39) New York: Guildford Press.
Cote, S. Et al. (2010) Emotional intelligence and leadership emergence in small groups. The Leadership Quarterly, Volume 21, Issue 3, June 2010, Pages 496-508
Craske, M.G. (2003) Origins of Phobias and Anxiety Disorders: Why More Women than Men?. BRAT (Behaviour Research and Therapy) Series in Clinical Psychology. Oxford: Elsevere November 2003.
Davis, M. (1998) Are different parts of the extended amygdala involved in fear versus anxiety? Biological Psychiatry. Volume 44, Issue 12, Pages 1239-1247 (15 December 1998)
Davidson, R.J., Fox, A., & Kalin, N.H. (2009) Neural Bases of Emotion Regulation in Nonhuman Primates and Humans. in J.J. Gross, (Ed) Handbook of Emotion Regulation (pp. 27-68). New York: Guildford Press.
Dimidjian, S., et al. (2006). Randomized Trial of Behavioral Activation, Cognitive Therapy, and Antidepressant Medication in the Acute Treatment of Adults With Major Depression. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology 74 (4): 658-670
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Fitzsimmons, G.M. & Bargh, J. A. (2004) Automatic Self-Regulation. In R.F. Baumeister & K.D. Vohs (Eds.) Handbook of Self-Regulation (pp. 151-170) New York: Guildford Press.
Garnefski, N et al. (2003) Cognitive emotion regulation strategies and depressive symptoms: differences between males and females. Personality and Individual Differences. Volume 36, Issue 2, January 2004, Pages 267-276
Gehrman, P., etal (2009) Heritability of Insomnia in adolescents: how much is just depression and anxiety? Abstract presented on June 8, at SLEEP 2009, the 23rd Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies.
Gross JJ, Levenson RW. (1997) Hiding feelings: The acute effects of inhibiting negative and positive emotion. Journal of Abnormal Psychology. 1997;106:95–103.
Gross, J. J. (1998). The Emerging Field of Emotion Regulation: An Integrative Approach. Review of General Psychology 2: 271-299.
Gross J.J., John O.P. (2003) Individual differences in two emotion regulation processes: Implications for affect, relationships, and well-being. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 2003;85:348–362.
Gross, J.J., & Thompson, R.A. (2009) Emotion Regulation: Conceptual Foundations. in J.J. Gross, (Ed) Handbook of Emotion Regulation (pp. 3-26). New York: Guildford Press.
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Hofmann, S.G., (2008) Cognitive processes during fear acquisition and extinction in animals and humans: Implications for exposure therapy of anxiety disorders. Clinical Psychology Review. 2008 February; 28(2): 199-210.
Hofmann S.G., Asmundson G.J. (2008) Acceptance and mindfulness-based therapy: New wave or old hat? Clinical Psychology Review. 2008;28:1–16
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Jacobson, N.S., Dobson, K.S., Truax, P.A., Addis, M.E., Koerner, K., Gollan, J.K., Gortner, E., & Prince, S.E. (1996). A component analysis of cognitive-behavioral treatment for depression. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology 64 (2): 295-304.
John O.P., Gross J.J. (2004) Healthy and unhealthy emotion regulation: Personality processes, individual differences, and life span development. Journal of Personality. 2004;72:1301–1333.
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Larsen, R.J. & Prizmic, Z, (2007) Affect Regulation. In R.F. Baumeister & K.D. Vohs (Eds.) Handbook of Self-Regulation (pp. 40-61) New York: Guildford Press.
Loewenstien, G. (2009) Affect Regulation and Affective Forecasting. in J.J. Gross, (Ed) Handbook of Emotion Regulation (pp. 180-203). New York: Guildford Press.
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McClure, S.M. Et Al. (2009) Conflict Monitoring in Cognition - Emotion Competition. in J.J. Gross, (Ed) Handbook of Emotion Regulation (pp. 204-228). New York: Guildford Press.
Mischel, W. & Ayduk, O. (2004) Willpower in a Cognitive - Affective Processing System: The Dynamics of Delay of Gratification. In R.F. Baumeister & K.D. Vohs (Eds.) Handbook of Self-Regulation (pp. 99-129) New York: Guildford Press.
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Pasupathi, M. (2003) Emotion regulation during social remembering: Differences between emotions elicited during an event and emotions elicited when talking about it. Memory, Volume 11, Issue 2 2003 , pages 151 - 163
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Mass Psychogenic Illness References
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