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2016

Preparing children with autism spectrum disorders for overnight sleep studies: A case series

Paasch, V., Leibowitz, L., Accardo, J. & Slifer, K. 2016 In : Clinical Practice in Pediatric Psychology. 4, 2, p. 153-163 11 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Sleep
Autism Spectrum Disorder
Neurodevelopmental Disorders
Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Implosive Therapy
2014

Multicomponent cognitive-behavioural intervention to improve sleep in adolescents: A multiple baseline design

Hendricks, M. C., Ward, C. M., Grodin, L. K. & Slifer, K. J. 2014 In : Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy. 42, 3, p. 368-373 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Sleep
Age Factors
Parents
Maintenance
Efficiency
2013
Connective Tissue Diseases
Deglutition
Kidney
Therapeutics
Mixed Connective Tissue Disease
2012

Technical tips: Performing EEGs and polysomnograms on children with neurodevelopmental disabilities

Paasch, V., Hoosier, T. M., Accardo, J., Ewen, J. B. & Slifer, K. J. Dec 2012 In : Neurodiagnostic Journal. 52, 4, p. 333-348 16 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Disabled Children
Electroencephalography
Neurophysiology
Medical Education
Caregivers
2011

A preliminary neuroimaging study of preschool children with ADHD

Mahone, E. M., Crocetti, D., Ranta, M. E., Gaddis, A., Cataldo, M., Slifer, K. J., Denckla, M. B. & Mostofsky, S. H. Aug 2011 In : Clinical Neuropsychologist. 25, 6, p. 1009-1028 20 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Neuroimaging
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Preschool children
Preschool Children
Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
Implosive Therapy
Needlestick Injuries
Developmental Disabilities
Disabled Children
Acute Pain
2010
Clinical Protocols
Inpatients
Rehabilitation
Pediatrics
Pain
Severity of Illness Index
Disability Evaluation
Combined Modality Therapy
Pain Measurement
Chronic Pain

Using behavioral interventions to assist with routine procedures in children with cystic fibrosis

Ward, C. M., Brinkman, T., Slifer, K. J. & Paranjape, S. M. Mar 2010 In : Journal of Cystic Fibrosis. 9, 2, p. 150-153 4 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Cystic Fibrosis
Pharynx
Therapeutics
Child Psychology
Specimen Handling
2009
Disabled Children
Electroencephalography
Smith-Lemli-Opitz Syndrome
Clinical Protocols
Autistic Disorder
Adolescent Behavior
Child Behavior
Brain Injuries
Research Design
Therapeutics

Comparison of two brief parent-training interventions for child distress during parent-administered needle procedures

Slifer, K. J., DeMore, M., Vona-Messersmith, N., Pulbrook-Vetter, V., Beck, M., Dalhquist, L., Bellipanni, K. & Johnson, E. Jan 2009 In : Children's Health Care. 38, 1, p. 23-48 26 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Needles
Child Behavior
Pain Management
Chronic Disease
Randomized Controlled Trials
2008

Behavioral intervention to increase compliance with electroencephalographic procedures in children with developmental disabilities

Slifer, K. J., Avis, K. T. & Frutchey, R. A. Jul 2008 In : Epilepsy and Behavior. 13, 1, p. 189-195 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Developmental Disabilities
Disabled Children
Electroencephalography
Epilepsy
Touch

Interdisciplinary behavioral intervention for life-threatening obesity in an adolescent with Prader-Willi syndrome - A case report

Messersmith, N. V., Slifer, K. J., Pulbrook-Vetter, V. & Bellipanni, K. Apr 2008 In : Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. 29, 2, p. 129-134 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Prader-Willi Syndrome
Pediatric Obesity
Inpatients
Body Mass Index
Rehabilitation
2007

Behavioral training for increasing Preschool children's adherence with positive airway pressure: A preliminary study

Slifer, K. J., Kruglak, D., Benore, E., Bellipanni, K., Falk, L., Halbower, A. C., Amari, A. & Beck, M. 2007 In : Behavioral Sleep Medicine. 5, 2, p. 147-175 29 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Preschool Children
Pressure
Avoidance Learning
Research Design
Parents

Children with seizures exhibit preferences for foods compatible with the ketogenic diet

Amari, A., Dahlquist, L., Kossoff, E. H., Vining, E. P. G., Trescher, W. H. & Slifer, K. J. Aug 2007 In : Epilepsy and Behavior. 11, 1, p. 98-104 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Ketogenic Diet
Food Preferences
Seizures
Therapeutics
Parents
2006

Social acceptance and facial behavior in children with oral clefts

Slifer, K. J., Pulbrook, V., Amari, A., Vona-Messersmith, N., Cohn, J. F., Ambadar, Z., Beck, M. & Piszczor, R. Mar 2006 In : Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal. 43, 2, p. 226-235 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Social Distance
Child Behavior
Aptitude
Social Behavior
Emotions
2005

Behavioral training for pill-swallowing difficulties in young children with autistic disorder

Ghuman, J. K., Cataldo, M. D., Beck, M. H. & Slifer, K. J. Dec 2005 In : Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology. 14, 4, p. 601-611 11 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Deglutition
Autistic Disorder
Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
Caregivers
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders

Behavioural treatment of non-compliance in adolescents with newly acquired spinal cord injuries

Gorski, J. A., Slifer, K. J., Townsend, V., Kelly-Suttka, J. & Amari, A. Jul 2005 In : Developmental Neurorehabilitation. 8, 3, p. 187-198 12 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Spinal Cord Injuries
Rehabilitation
Therapeutics
Contracts
Reinforcement (Psychology)

Teaching children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and autistic disorder (AD) how to swallow pills

Beck, M. H., Cataldo, M., Slifer, K. J., Pulbrook, V. & Guhman, J. K. Jul 2005 In : Clinical Pediatrics. 44, 6, p. 515-526 12 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
Deglutition
Autistic Disorder
Teaching
Medication Adherence
2004

Behavioral Interventions for Pediatric Patients' Acute Pain and Anxiety: Improving Health Regimen Compliance and Outcome

Gorski, J. A., Slifer, K. J., Kelly-Suttka, J. & Lowery, K. Dec 2004 In : Children's Health Care. 33, 1, p. 1-20 20 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Acute Pain
Compliance
Anxiety
Pediatrics
Health

Social Interaction Patterns of Children and Adolescents with and without Oral Clefts during a Videotaped Analogue Social Encounter

Slifer, K. J., Amari, A., Diver, T., Hilley, L., Beck, M., Kane, A. & McDonnell, S. Mar 2004 In : Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal. 41, 2, p. 175-184 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Interpersonal Relations
Social Behavior
Social Skills
Social Distance
Self Concept
2003

Assessment of facial emotion encoding and decoding skills in children with and without oral clefts

Slifer, K. J., Diver, T., Amari, A., Cohn, J. F., Hilley, L., Beck, M., McDonnell, S. & Kane, A. Oct 2003 In : Journal of Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery. 31, 5, p. 304-315 12 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Emotions
Social Distance
Facial Expression
Expressed Emotion
Analysis of Variance

Improving pediatric compliance with positive airway pressure therapy: The impact of behavioral intervention

Koontz, K. L., Slifer, K. J., Cataldo, M. D. & Marcus, C. L. Dec 15 2003 In : Sleep. 26, 8, p. 1010-1015 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Pediatrics
Pressure
Therapeutics
Behavior Therapy
Referral and Consultation

Self-concept and satisfaction with physical appearance in youth with and without oral clefts

Slifer, K. J., Beck, M., Amari, A., Diver, T., Hilley, L., Kane, A. & McDonnell, S. Mar 2003 In : Children's Health Care. 32, 2, p. 81-101 21 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Self Concept
Body Physical Appearance
Parents
Quality of Life
Parent-Child Relations
2002

Behavioral treatment for child distress during repeated needle sticks

Slifer, K. J., Eischen, S. E., Tucker, C. L., Dahlquist, L. M., Busby, S., Sulc, W. & Hilley, L. 2002 In : Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy. 30, 1, p. 57-68 12 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Needlestick Injuries
Therapeutics
Caregivers
Needles
Research Design

Distraction for children of different ages who undergo repeated needle sticks.

Dahlquist, L. M., Busby, S. M., Slifer, K. J., Tucker, C. L., Eischen, S., Hilley, L. & Sulc, W. Jan 2002 In : Journal of Pediatric Oncology Nursing. 19, 1, p. 22-34 13 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Needlestick Injuries
Parents
Intramuscular Injections
Emotions
Nurses

Helping children and caregivers cope with repeated invasive Procedures: How are we doing?

Slifer, K. J., Tucker, C. L. & Dahlquist, L. M. 2002 In : Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings. 9, 2, p. 131-152 22 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Caregivers
Therapeutics
Pediatrics
Medical Psychology
Child Psychology

Operant-contingency-based preparation of children for functional magnetic resonance imaging

Slifer, K. J., Koontz, K. L. & Cataldo, M. F. Jun 2002 In : Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis. 35, 2, p. 191-194 4 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Contingency
contingency
performance
Magnetic Resonance Imaging

The impact of types of distractors on child-critical statements by a caregiver during chemotherapy injections: A case study

Switkin, M. C., Gelfand, K. M., Amari, A., Dahlquist, L. M., Slifer, K. & Eskenazi, A. E. Sep 2002 In : Children's Health Care. 31, 4, p. 311-319 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Caregivers
Drug Therapy
Injections
Wilms Tumor
Child Behavior

Using counterconditioning to treat behavioural distress during subcutaneous injections in a paediatric rehabilitation patient

Slifer, K. J., Eischen, S. E. & Busby, S. Oct 1 2002 In : Brain Injury. 16, 10, p. 901-916 16 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Subcutaneous Injections
Rehabilitation
Pediatrics
Anesthesia
Heart Rate
2001

Reliability and validity of the brief behavioral distress scale: A measure of children's distress during invasive medical procedures

Tucker, C. L., Slifer, K. J. & Dahlquist, L. M. 2001 In : Journal of Pediatric Psychology. 26, 8, p. 513-523 11 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Reproducibility of Results
Behavior Observation Techniques
Arousal
Self Report
Chronic Disease
1999

Behavior problems of children with Down syndrome and life events

Coe, D. A., Matson, J. L., Russell, D. W., Slifer, K. J., Capone, G. T., Baglio, C. & Stallings, S. 1999 In : Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. 29, 2, p. 149-156 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Child Behavior
Down Syndrome
Problem Behavior
Mothers
Social Class

Treating selective mutism in a paediatric rehabilitation patient by altering environmental reinforcement contingencies

Amari, A., Slifer, K. J., Gerson, A. C., Schenck, E. & Kane, A. 1999 In : Developmental Neurorehabilitation. 3, 2, p. 59-64 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Mutism
Rehabilitation
Pediatrics
Reinforcement (Psychology)
Verbal Behavior
1998

Using differential reinforcement to treat functional hypophonia in a paediatric rehabilitation patient

Amari, A., Slifer, K. J., Sevier, R. C., Spezio, J. & Tucker, C. L. 1998 In : Developmental Neurorehabilitation. 2, 2, p. 89-94 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Rehabilitation
Pediatrics
Reinforcement (Psychology)
Conversion Disorder
Behavioral Research
1997

Antecedent management and compliance training improve adolescents' participation in early brain injury rehabilitation

Slifer, K. J., Tucker, C. L., Gerson, A. C., Sevier, R. C., Kane, A. C., Amari, A. & Clawson, B. P. 1997 In : Brain Injury. 11, 12, p. 877-889 13 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Rehabilitation
Brain Injury
Participation
Therapeutics
Brain Injuries
1996
Radiation
Therapeutics
Cartoons
Motion Pictures
General Anesthesia

Operant conditioning for behavior management during posttraumatic amnesia in children and adolescents with brain injury

Slifer, K. J., Tucker, C. L., Gerson, A. C., Cataldo, M. D., Sevier, R. C., Suter, A. H. & Kane, A. C. 1996 In : Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation. 11, 1, p. 39-50 12 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Operant Conditioning
Amnesia
Brain Injuries
Research Design
Rehabilitation
1995

Behavioural training during acute brain trauma rehabilitation: An empirical case study

Slifer, K. J., Cataldo, M. D. & Kurtz, P. F. 1995 In : Brain Injury. 9, 6, p. 585-593 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Rehabilitation
Problem Behavior
Traumatic Brain Injury
Trauma
Operant Conditioning

Simulation and Counterconditioning as Adjuncts to Pharmacotherapy for Invasive Pediatric Procedures

Slifer, K. J., Babbitt, R. L. & Cataldo, M. D. 1995 In : Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. 16, 3, p. 133-141 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Pediatrics
Drug Therapy
Developmental Disabilities
Spinal Puncture
Phlebotomy
1994

Behavioral training of motion control in young children undergoing radiation treatment without sedation

Slifer, K. J., Bucholtz, J. D. & Cataldo, M. D. Apr 1994 In : Journal of Pediatric Oncology Nursing. 11, 2, p. 55-63 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Radiation
Therapeutics
Anesthesia
Preschool Children
Pain Management

Toward a functional analysis of self-injury.

Iwata, B. A., Dorsey, M. F., Slifer, K. J., Bauman, K. E. & Richman, G. S. Jun 1994 In : Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis. 27, 2, p. 197-209 13 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Self-injury
Functional Analysis
Wounds and Injuries
functional analysis
Stimulus
1993

Behavior analysis and intervention during hospitalization for brain trauma rehabilitation

Slifer, K. J., Cataldo, M. D., Babbitt, R. L., Kane, A. C., Harrison, K. A. & Cataldo, M. F. 1993 In : Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 74, 8, p. 810-817 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Hospitalization
Rehabilitation
Traumatic Brain Injury
Independent Living
Adolescent Behavior

Behavior analysis of motion control for pediatric neuroimaging.

Slifer, K. J., Cataldo, M. F., Cataldo, M. D., Llorente, A. M. & Gerson, A. C. Dec 1993 In : Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis. 26, 4, p. 469-470 2 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Pediatrics
Behavior Analysis
Neuroimaging
behavior analysis
Operant Conditioning
Separation Anxiety
Therapeutics
Reinforcement (Psychology)
Phobic Disorders
Anxiety Disorders
1991

Music enhances patients' comfort during MR imaging [2]

Slifer, K. J., Penn-Jones, K., Cataldo, M. F., Conner, R. T. & Zerhouni, E. A. 1991 In : American Journal of Roentgenology. 156, 2, p. 403 1 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Music Therapy
Relaxation Therapy
Music
Anxiety
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
1986

Assessment and treatment of multiple behavior problems exhibited by a profoundly retarded adolescent

Slifer, K. J., Ivancic, M. T., Parrish, J. M., Page, T. J. & Burgio, L. D. 1986 In : Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry. 17, 3, p. 203-213 11 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Behavior Problems
Compliance
Therapeutics
Problem Behavior
Reinforcement

Behavior management of aggressive sequela after reye's syndrome

Jacobs, H. E., Lynch, M., Cornick, J. & Slifer, K. 1986 In : Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 67, 8, p. 558-563 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Reye Syndrome
Rehabilitation
Behavior Control
Disabled Persons
Food
1985

Behavior analysis, program development, and transfer of control in the treatment of self-injury

Parrish, J. M., Iwata, B. A., Dorsey, M. F., Bunck, T. J. & Slifer, K. J. 1985 In : Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry. 16, 2, p. 159-167 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Program Development
Wounds and Injuries
Therapeutics
Self-injury
Behavior Analysis
1984

Reduction of eye gouging using a response interruption procedure

Slifer, K. J., Iwata, B. A. & Dorsey, M. F. 1984 In : Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry. 15, 4, p. 369-375 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Interruption
Restraint
Therapeutics
Treatment Effects
Contingent