John Piacentini, Ph.D., ABPP

Titles

Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences

Member, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

CTSI

Contact Information

Email
jpiacentini@mednet.ucla.edu
Phone
Work Phone Number: 310-206-6649
Address

Mailing Address:

760 Westwood Plaza, 68-251B Semel Institute
Los Angeles, CA 90095
UNITED STATES

Biography

Professor of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences in the David Geffen School of Medicine and Director of the Child OCD, Anxiety, and Tic Disorders Program at the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA. He received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Georgia and completed post-doctoral training and was a faculty member at Columbia University/NY State Psychiatric Institute. Dr. Piacentini has authored over 140 papers, chapters, and books and has received numerous NIH and other grants addressing the etiology, assessment and treatment of childhood anxiety, OCD, tic disorders, and adolescent suicide. He is Chair of the Tourette Syndrome Association Behavioral Sciences consortium, Founding Fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy, President-elect of the American Board of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, and a member of the Scientific Advisory Board for the Trichotillomania Learning Center. Dr. Piacentini is also Deputy Editor for the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and an editorial board member for several leading psychology journals. He is a frequent lecturer and actively involved in training mental health practitioners how to treat youngsters with anxiety and similar problems.

Publications

A selected list of publications:

Peris Tara S, Piacentini John   Optimizing Treatment for Complex Cases of Childhood Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: A Preliminary Trial Journal of clinical child and adolescent psychology : the official journal for the Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, American Psychological Association, Division 53, 2012; .
Peris Tara S, Sugar Catherine A, Bergman R Lindsey, Chang Susanna, Langley Audra, Piacentini John   Family factors predict treatment outcome for pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder Journal of consulting and clinical psychology, 2012; 80(2): 255-63.
O'Neill Joseph, Piacentini John C, Chang Susanna, Levitt Jennifer G, Rozenman Michelle, Bergman Lindsey, Salamon Noriko, Alger Jeffry R, McCracken James T   MRSI correlates of cognitive-behavioral therapy in pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder Progress in neuro-psychopharmacology & biological psychiatry, 2012; 36(1): 161-8.
Ginsburg Golda S, Kendall Philip C, Sakolsky Dara, Compton Scott N, Piacentini John, Albano Anne Marie, Walkup John T, Sherrill Joel, Coffey Kimberly A, Rynn Moira A, Keeton Courtney P, McCracken James T, Bergman Lindsey, Iyengar Satish, Birmaher Boris, March John   Remission after acute treatment in children and adolescents with anxiety disorders: findings from the CAMS Journal of consulting and clinical psychology, 2011; 79(6): 806-13.
Asarnow Joan Rosenbaum, Baraff Larry J, Berk Michele, Grob Charles S, Devich-Navarro Mona, Suddath Robert, Piacentini John C, Rotheram-Borus Mary Jane, Cohen Daniel, Tang Lingqi   An emergency department intervention for linking pediatric suicidal patients to follow-up mental health treatment Psychiatric services (Washington, D.C.), 2011; 62(11): 1303-9.
Piacentini John, Bergman R Lindsey, Chang Susanna, Langley Audra, Peris Tara, Wood Jeffrey J, McCracken James   Controlled comparison of family cognitive behavioral therapy and psychoeducation/relaxation training for child obsessive-compulsive disorder Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2011; 50(11): 1149-61.
Lewin Adam B, Peris Tara S, Lindsey Bergman R, McCracken James T, Piacentini John   The role of treatment expectancy in youth receiving exposure-based CBT for obsessive compulsive disorder Behaviour research and therapy, 2011; 49(9): 536-43.
Woods Douglas W, Piacentini John C, Scahill Lawrence, Peterson Alan L, Wilhelm Sabine, Chang Susanna, Deckersbach Thilo, McGuire Joseph, Specht Matt, Conelea Christine A, Rozenman Michelle, Dzuria James, Liu Haibei, Levi-Pearl Sue, Walkup John T   Behavior therapy for tics in children: acute and long-term effects on psychiatric and psychosocial functioning Journal of child neurology, 2011; 26(7): 858-65.
Samuels Jack, Wang Ying, Riddle Mark A, Greenberg Benjamin D, Fyer Abby J, McCracken James T, Rauch Scott L, Murphy Dennis L, Grados Marco A, Knowles James A, Piacentini John, Cullen Bernadette, Bienvenu O Joseph, Rasmussen Steven A, Geller Daniel, Pauls David L, Liang Kung-Yee, Shugart Yin Y, Nestadt Gerald   Comprehensive family-based association study of the glutamate transporter gene SLC1A1 in obsessive-compulsive disorder American journal of medical genetics. Part B, Neuropsychiatric genetics : the official publication of the International Society of Psychiatric Genetics, 2011; 156B(4): 472-7.
Kircanski Katharina, Peris Tara S, Piacentini John C   Cognitive-behavioral therapy for obsessive-compulsive disorder in children and adolescents Child and adolescent psychiatric clinics of North America, 2011; 20(2): 239-54.
Mroczkowski Megan M, Goes Fernando S, Riddle Mark A, Grados Marco A, Bienvenu O Joseph, Greenberg Benjamin D, Fyer Abby J, McCracken James T, Rauch Scott L, Murphy Dennis L, Knowles James A, Piacentini John, Cullen Bernadette, Rasmussen Steven A, Geller Daniel A, Pauls David L, Liang Kung-Yee, Nestadt Gerald, Samuels Jack F   Separation anxiety disorder in OCD Depression and anxiety, 2011; 28(3): 256-62.
Langer David A, Wood Jeffrey J, Bergman R Lindsey, Piacentini John C   A multitrait-multimethod analysis of the construct validity of child anxiety disorders in a clinical sample Child psychiatry and human development, 2010; 41(5): 549-61.
Kircanski Katharina, Woods Douglas W, Chang Susanna W, Ricketts Emily J, Piacentini John C   Cluster analysis of the Yale Global Tic Severity Scale (YGTSS): symptom dimensions and clinical correlates in an outpatient youth sample Journal of abnormal child psychology, 2010; 38(6): 777-88.
Langley Audra K, Lewin Adam B, Bergman R Lindsey, Lee Joyce C, Piacentini John   Correlates of comorbid anxiety and externalizing disorders in childhood obsessive compulsive disorder European child & adolescent psychiatry, 2010; 19(8): 637-45.
Lewin Adam B, Chang Susanna, McCracken James, McQueen Melissa, Piacentini John   Comparison of clinical features among youth with tic disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), and both conditions Psychiatry research, 2010; 178(2): 317-22.
Piacentini John, Woods Douglas W, Scahill Lawrence, Wilhelm Sabine, Peterson Alan L, Chang Susanna, Ginsburg Golda S, Deckersbach Thilo, Dziura James, Levi-Pearl Sue, Walkup John T   Behavior therapy for children with Tourette disorder: a randomized controlled trial JAMA : the journal of the American Medical Association, 2010; 303(19): 1929-37.
Lewin Adam B, Bergman R Lindsey, Peris Tara S, Chang Susanna, McCracken James T, Piacentini John   Correlates of insight among youth with obsessive-compulsive disorder Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines, 2010; 51(5): 603-11.
Kendall Philip C, Compton Scott N, Walkup John T, Birmaher Boris, Albano Anne Marie, Sherrill Joel, Ginsburg Golda, Rynn Moira, McCracken James, Gosch Elizabeth, Keeton Courtney, Bergman Lindsey, Sakolsky Dara, Suveg Cindy, Iyengar Satish, March John, Piacentini John   Clinical characteristics of anxiety disordered youth Journal of anxiety disorders, 2010; 24(3): 360-5.
Compton Scott N, Walkup John T, Albano Anne Marie, Piacentini John C, Birmaher Boris, Sherrill Joel T, Ginsburg Golda S, Rynn Moira A, McCracken James T, Waslick Bruce D, Iyengar Satish, Kendall Phillip C, March John S   Child/Adolescent Anxiety Multimodal Study (CAMS): rationale, design, and methods Child and adolescent psychiatry and mental health, 2010; 4(2): 1.
Peris Tara S, Bergman R Lindsey, Asarnow Joan R, Langley Audra, McCracken James T, Piacentini John   Clinical and cognitive correlates of depressive symptoms among youth with obsessive compulsive disorder Journal of clinical child and adolescent psychology : the official journal for the Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, American Psychological Association, Division 53, 2010; 39(5): 616-26.
Steinberg Tamar, Shmuel Baruch Sharona, Harush Adva, Dar Ruvi, Woods Doug, Piacentini John, Apter Alan   Tic disorders and the premonitory urge Journal of neural transmission (Vienna, Austria : 1996), 2010; 117(2): 277-84.
Wood Jeffrey J, McLeod Bryce D, Piacentini John C, Sigman Marian   One-year follow-up of family versus child CBT for anxiety disorders: Exploring the roles of child age and parental intrusiveness Child psychiatry and human development, 2009; 40(2): 301-16.
Flessner Christopher A, Woods Douglas W, Franklin Martin E, Keuthen Nancy J, Piacentini John   Cross-sectional study of women with trichotillomania: a preliminary examination of pulling styles, severity, phenomenology, and functional impact Child psychiatry and human development, 2009; 40(1): 153-67.
Lewin Adam B, Piacentini John, Flessner Christopher A, Woods Douglas W, Franklin Martin E, Keuthen Nancy J, Moore Phoebe, Khanna Muniya, March John S, Stein Dan J, Stein Dan J   Depression, anxiety, and functional impairment in children with trichotillomania Depression and anxiety, 2009; 26(6): 521-7.
Hazen Eric P, Reichert Elizabeth L, Piacentini John C, Miguel Eurípedes Constantino, do Rosario Maria Conceição, Pauls David, Geller Daniel A   Case series: Sensory intolerance as a primary symptom of pediatric OCD Annals of clinical psychiatry : official journal of the American Academy of Clinical Psychiatrists, 2008; 20(4): 199-203.
Walkup John T, Albano Anne Marie, Piacentini John, Birmaher Boris, Compton Scott N, Sherrill Joel T, Ginsburg Golda S, Rynn Moira A, McCracken James, Waslick Bruce, Iyengar Satish, March John S, Kendall Philip C   Cognitive behavioral therapy, sertraline, or a combination in childhood anxiety The New England journal of medicine, 2008; 359(26): 2753-66.
Franklin Martin E, Flessner Christopher A, Woods Douglas W, Keuthen Nancy J, Piacentini John C, Moore Phoebe, Stein Dan J, Cohen Sara B, Wilson Michelle A, Wilson Michelle A   The child and adolescent trichotillomania impact project: descriptive psychopathology, comorbidity, functional impairment, and treatment utilization Journal of developmental and behavioral pediatrics : JDBP, 2008; 29(6): 493-500.
Peris Tara S, Bergman R Lindsey, Langley Audra, Chang Susanna, McCracken James T, Piacentini John   Correlates of accommodation of pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder: parent, child, and family characteristics Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2008; 47(10): 1173-81.
McCracken James T, Suddath Robert, Chang Susanna, Thakur Sarika, Piacentini John   Effectiveness and tolerability of open label olanzapine in children and adolescents with Tourette syndrome Journal of child and adolescent psychopharmacology, 2008; 18(5): 501-8.
Liang Kung-Yee, Wang Ying, Shugart Yin Yao, Grados Marco, Fyer Abby J, Rauch Scott, Murphy Dennis, McCracken James, Rasmussen Steven, Cullen Bernadette, Hoehn-Saric Rudolf, Greenberg Benjamin, Pinto Anthony, Knowles James, Piacentini John, Pauls David, Bienvenu O, Riddle Mark, Samuels Jack, Nestadt Gerald   Evidence for potential relationship between SLC1A1 and a putative genetic linkage region on chromosome 14q to obsessive-compulsive disorder with compulsive hoarding American journal of medical genetics. Part B, Neuropsychiatric genetics : the official publication of the International Society of Psychiatric Genetics, 2008; 147B(6): 1000-2.
Samuels Jack F, Bienvenu O Joseph, Pinto Anthony, Murphy Dennis L, Piacentini John, Rauch Scott L, Fyer Abby J, Grados Marco A, Greenberg Benjamin D, Knowles James A, McCracken James T, Cullen Bernadette, Riddle Mark A, Rasmussen Steven A, Pauls David L, Liang Kung-Yee, Hoehn-Saric Rudolf, Pulver Ann E, Nestadt Gerald   Sex-specific clinical correlates of hoarding in obsessive-compulsive disorder Behaviour research and therapy, 2008; 46(9): 1040-6.
Flessner Christopher A, Woods Douglas W, Franklin Martin E, Keuthen Nancy J, Piacentini John, Piacentini John   Styles of pulling in youths with trichotillomania: exploring differences in symptom severity, phenomenology, and comorbid psychiatric symptoms Behaviour research and therapy, 2008; 46(9): 1055-61.
Tolin David F, Diefenbach Gretchen J, Flessner Christopher A, Franklin Martin E, Keuthen Nancy J, Moore Phoebe, Piacentini John, Stein Dan J, Woods Douglas W, Woods Douglas W   The trichotillomania scale for children: development and validation Child psychiatry and human development, 2008; 39(3): 331-49.
Asarnow Joan Rosenbaum, Baraff Larry J, Berk Michele, Grob Charles, Devich-Navarro Mona, Suddath Robert, Piacentini John, Tang Lingqi   Pediatric emergency department suicidal patients: two-site evaluation of suicide ideators, single attempters, and repeat attempters Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2008; 47(8): 958-66.
Pinto Anthony, Greenberg Benjamin D, Grados Marco A, Bienvenu O Joseph, Samuels Jack F, Murphy Dennis L, Hasler Gregor, Stout Robert L, Rauch Scott L, Shugart Yin Y, Pauls David L, Knowles James A, Fyer Abby J, McCracken James T, Piacentini John, Wang Ying, Willour Virginia L, Cullen Bernadette, Liang Kung-Yee, Hoehn-Saric Rudolf, Riddle Mark A, Rasmussen Steven A, Nestadt Gerald   Further development of YBOCS dimensions in the OCD Collaborative Genetics study: symptoms vs. categories Psychiatry research, 2008; 160(1): 83-93.
Piacentini John   Optimizing cognitive-behavioral therapy for childhood psychiatric disorders Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2008; 47(5): 481-2.
Bergman R Lindsey, Keller Melody L, Piacentini John, Bergman Andrea J   The development and psychometric properties of the selective mutism questionnaire Journal of clinical child and adolescent psychology : the official journal for the Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, American Psychological Association, Division 53, 2008; 37(2): 456-64.
Martin Andrés, Faraone Stephen V, Henderson Schuyler W, Hudziak James J, Leibenluft Ellen, Piacentini John, Stein Bradley, Todd Richard D, Walkup John   Conflict of interest Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2008; 47(2): 119-20.
Cullen Bernadette, Samuels Jack F, Pinto Anthony, Fyer Abby J, McCracken James T, Rauch Scott L, Murphy Dennis L, Greenberg Benjamin D, Knowles James A, Piacentini John, Bienvenu O Joseph, Grados Marco A, Riddle Mark A, Rasmussen Steven A, Pauls David L, Willour Virginia L, Shugart Yin Y, Liang Kung-Yee, Hoehn-Saric Rudolf, Nestadt Gerald   Demographic and clinical characteristics associated with treatment status in family members with obsessive-compulsive disorder Depression and anxiety, 2008; 25(3): 218-24.
Barrett Paula M, Farrell Lara, Pina Armando A, Peris Tara S, Piacentini John   Evidence-based psychosocial treatments for child and adolescent obsessive-compulsive disorder Journal of clinical child and adolescent psychology : the official journal for the Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, American Psychological Association, Division 53, 2008; 37(1): 131-55.
Martin Andrés, Faraone Stephen V, Henderson Schuyler W, Hudziak James J, Leibenluft Ellen, Piacentini John, Stein Bradley, Todd Richard, Walkup John   Mission statement: advancing the science of pediatric mental health and promoting the care of youth and their families Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2008; 47(1): 1.
Piacentini John, Peris Tara S, Bergman R Lindsey, Chang Susanna, Jaffer Margaret   Functional impairment in childhood OCD: development and psychometrics properties of the Child Obsessive-Compulsive Impact Scale-Revised (COIS-R) Journal of clinical child and adolescent psychology : the official journal for the Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, American Psychological Association, Division 53, 2007; 36(4): 645-53.
Flessner Christopher A, Woods Douglas W, Franklin Martin E, Keuthen Nancy J, Piacentini John, Cashin Susan E, Moore Phoebe S   The Milwaukee Inventory for Styles of Trichotillomania-Child Version (MIST-C): initial development and psychometric properties Behavior modification, 2007; 31(6): 896-918.
Chang Susanna W, McCracken James T, Piacentini John C   Neurocognitive correlates of child obsessive compulsive disorder and Tourette syndrome Journal of clinical and experimental neuropsychology, 2007; 29(7): 724-33.
Samuels Jack F, Bienvenu O Joseph, Pinto Anthony, Fyer Abby J, McCracken James T, Rauch Scott L, Murphy Dennis L, Grados Marco A, Greenberg Benjamin D, Knowles James A, Piacentini John, Cannistraro Paul A, Cullen Bernadette, Riddle Mark A, Rasmussen Steven A, Pauls David L, Willour Virginia L, Shugart Yin Y, Liang Kung-yee, Hoehn-Saric Rudolf, Nestadt Gerald   Hoarding in obsessive-compulsive disorder: results from the OCD Collaborative Genetics Study Behaviour research and therapy, 2007; 45(4): 673-86.
Valderhaug Robert, Larsson Bo, Götestam K Gunnar, Piacentini John   An open clinical trial of cognitive-behaviour therapy in children and adolescents with obsessive-compulsive disorder administered in regular outpatient clinics Behaviour research and therapy, 2007; 45(3): 577-89.
Hasler Gregor, Pinto Anthony, Greenberg Benjamin D, Samuels Jack, Fyer Abby J, Pauls David, Knowles James A, McCracken James T, Piacentini John, Riddle Mark A, Rauch Scott L, Rasmussen Steven A, Willour Virginia L, Grados Marco A, Cullen Bernadette, Bienvenu O Joseph, Shugart Yin-Yao, Liang Kung-Yee, Hoehn-Saric Rudolf, Wang Ying, Ronquillo Jonne, Nestadt Gerald, Murphy Dennis L, Murphy Dennis L   Familiality of factor analysis-derived YBOCS dimensions in OCD-affected sibling pairs from the OCD Collaborative Genetics Study Biological psychiatry, 2007; 61(5): 617-25.
Samuels Jack, Shugart Yin Yao, Grados Marco A, Willour Virginia L, Bienvenu O Joseph, Greenberg Benjamin D, Knowles James A, McCracken James T, Rauch Scott L, Murphy Dennis L, Wang Ying, Pinto Anthony, Fyer Abby J, Piacentini John, Pauls David L, Cullen Bernadette, Rasmussen Steven A, Hoehn-Saric Rudolf, Valle David, Liang Kung-Yee, Riddle Mark A, Nestadt Gerald   Significant linkage to compulsive hoarding on chromosome 14 in families with obsessive-compulsive disorder: results from the OCD Collaborative Genetics Study The American journal of psychiatry, 2007; 164(3): 493-9.
Piacentini John, Himle Michael B, Chang Susanna, Baruch David E, Buzzella Brian A, Pearlman Amanda, Woods Douglas W   Reactivity of tic observation procedures to situation and setting Journal of abnormal child psychology, 2006; 34(5): 649-58.
Himle Michael B, Woods Douglas W, Piacentini John C, Walkup John T   Brief review of habit reversal training for Tourette syndrome Journal of child neurology, 2006; 21(8): 719-25.
Samuels Jack F, Riddle Mark A, Greenberg Benjamin D, Fyer Abby J, McCracken James T, Rauch Scott L, Murphy Dennis L, Grados Marco A, Pinto Anthony, Knowles James A, Piacentini John, Cannistraro Paul A, Cullen Bernadette, Bienvenu O Joseph, Rasmussen Steven A, Pauls David L, Willour Virginia L, Shugart Yin Y, Liang Kung-yee, Hoehn-Saric Rudolf, Nestadt Gerald   The OCD collaborative genetics study: methods and sample description American journal of medical genetics. Part B, Neuropsychiatric genetics : the official publication of the International Society of Psychiatric Genetics, 2006; 141B(3): 201-7.
Piacentini John C, Chang Susanna W   Behavioral treatments for tic suppression: habit reversal training Advances in neurology, 2006; 99(3): 227-33.
Wood Jeffrey J, Piacentini John C, Southam-Gerow Michael, Chu Brian C, Sigman Marian   Family cognitive behavioral therapy for child anxiety disorders Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2006; 45(3): 314-21.
Himle Michael B, Chang Susanna, Woods Douglas W, Pearlman Amanda, Buzzella Brian, Bunaciu Liviu, Piacentini John C   Establishing the feasibility of direct observation in the assessment of tics in children with chronic tic disorders Journal of applied behavior analysis, 2006; 39(4): 429-40.
McKay Dean, Piacentini John, Greisberg Scott, Graae Flemming, Jaffer Margaret, Miller Jillian   The structure of childhood obsessions and compulsions: dimensions in an outpatient sample Behaviour research and therapy, 2006; 44(1): 137-46.
Woods Douglas W, Piacentini John, Himle Michael B, Chang Susanna   Premonitory Urge for Tics Scale (PUTS): initial psychometric results and examination of the premonitory urge phenomenon in youths with Tic disorders Journal of developmental and behavioral pediatrics : JDBP, 2005; 26(6): 397-403.
Piacentini John, Chang Susanna   Habit reversal training for tic disorders in children and adolescents Behavior modification, 2005; 29(6): 803-22.
Roblek Tami, Piacentini John   Cognitive-behavior therapy for childhood anxiety disorders Child and adolescent psychiatric clinics of North America, 2005; 14(4): 863-76, x.
Piacentini John, Langley Audra K   Cognitive-behavioral therapy for children who have obsessive-compulsive disorder Journal of clinical psychology, 2004; 60(11): 1181-94.
Langley Audra K, Bergman R Lindsey, McCracken James, Piacentini John C   Impairment in childhood anxiety disorders: preliminary examination of the child anxiety impact scale-parent version Journal of child and adolescent psychopharmacology, 2004; 14(1): 105-14.
McKay Dean, Piacentini John, Greisberg Scott, Graae Flemming, Jaffer Margaret, Miller Jillian, Neziroglu Fugen, Yaryura-Tobias Jose A   The Children's Yale-Brown Obsessive-Compulsive Scale: item structure in an outpatient setting Psychological assessment, 2003; 15(4): 578-81.
Piacentini John, Bergman R Lindsey, Keller Melody, McCracken James   Functional impairment in children and adolescents with obsessive-compulsive disorder Journal of child and adolescent psychopharmacology, 2003; 13 Suppl 1(1): S61-9.
Walkup John T, Labellarte Michael J, Riddle Mark A, Pine Daniel, Greenhill Laurence, Klein Rachel, Davies Mark, Sweeney Michael, Fu Caifeng, Abikoff Howard, Hack Sabine, Klee Brain, McCracken James, Bergman Lindsey, Piacentini John, March John, Compton Scott, Robinson James, O'Hara Thomas, Baker Sheryl, Vitiello Benedetto, Ritz Louise, Roper Margaret, Roper Margaret   Searching for moderators and mediators of pharmacological treatment effects in children and adolescents with anxiety disorders Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2003; 42(1): 13-21.
Liebowitz Michael R, Turner Samuel M, Piacentini John, Beidel Deborah C, Clarvit Susan R, Davies Sharon O, Graae Flemming, Jaffer Margaret, Lin Shu-Hsing, Sallee Floyd R, Schmidt Andrew B, Simpson H Blair   Fluoxetine in children and adolescents with OCD: a placebo-controlled trial Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2002; 41(12): 1431-8.
Wood Jeffrey J, Piacentini John C, Bergman R Lindsey, McCracken James, Barrios Velma   Concurrent validity of the anxiety disorders section of the Anxiety Disorders Interview Schedule for DSM-IV: child and parent versions Journal of clinical child and adolescent psychology : the official journal for the Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, American Psychological Association, Division 53, 2002; 31(3): 335-42.
Bergman R Lindsey, Piacentini John, McCracken James T   Prevalence and description of selective mutism in a school-based sample Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2002; 41(8): 938-46.
Hanna Gregory L, Piacentini John, Cantwell Dennis P, Fischer Daniel J, Himle Joseph A, Van Etten Michelle   Obsessive-compulsive disorder with and without tics in a clinical sample of children and adolescents Depression and anxiety, 2002; 16(2): 59-63.
Piacentini John, Bergman R Lindsey, Jacobs Courtney, McCracken James T, Kretchman Jolie   Open trial of cognitive behavior therapy for childhood obsessive-compulsive disorder Journal of anxiety disorders, 2002; 16(2): 207-19.
Piacentini John, Roblek Tami   Recognizing and treating childhood anxiety disorders The Western journal of medicine, 2002; 176(3): 149-51.