Faculty

Scott Compton

Associate Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Psychiatry, Child & Family Mental Health & Developmental Neuroscience
School of Medicine

2608 Erwin Road Lakeview Pavi, Durham, NC 27705

Box 3527 Med Ctr, Durham, NC 27710

(919) 668-0063 compt004@duke.edu


Education & Training

Ph.D. 1998

University of Nevada at Reno

Grants

2/4 Adapting Treatments for Suicidal College Students: A Multisite Trial

National Institutes of Health

NBI-98854 Follow up

Evaluating the impact of an emotion regulation intervention on emotion perception

National Institutes of Health

A Phase 2b, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled

mSMART: Mobile App based Personalized Solutions and Tools for Medication Adherence of Rx Pills

Duke: 3/5-The Autism Biomarkers Consortium DAAC

Yale University

Evaluating a Novel Method of Generalizing Emotion Regulation

National Institutes of Health

5/6 Child/Adolescent Anxiety Multimodal Extended Long-term Study (CAMELS)

National Institutes of Health

Statistics and Methodology in Clinical Trials

National Institutes of Health

CAMS - Professional Service To de-identify clinical trials data

National Institutes of Health

Treatment of Adolescent Suicide Attempts (TASA)

National Institutes of Health

Treatment in Pediatric Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

National Institutes of Health

Efficacy of Aerobic Exercise for Treatment of Adolescent Depression

National Institutes of Health
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Publications

The Emotional and Behavioral Impact of Delivering Bad News to Virtual versus Real Standardized Patients: A Pilot Study.

PMID 31437006
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Mood and suicidality outcomes 3-11 years following pediatric anxiety disorder treatment.

PMID 31356713
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Incident Substance Use Disorder Following Anxiety Disorder in Privately Insured Youth.

PMID 31326248
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The Impact of Treatment Expectations on Exposure Process and Treatment Outcome in Childhood Anxiety Disorders.

PMID 31313062
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Sensory Over-Responsivity: An Early Risk Factor for Anxiety and Behavioral Challenges in Young Children.

PMID 30569253
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Multi-informant Expectancies and Treatment Outcomes for Anxiety in Youth.

PMID 31152376
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The Effects of Youth Anxiety Treatment on School Impairment: Differential Outcomes Across CBT, Sertraline, and their Combination.

PMID 31087216
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Person-Centered Profiles Among Treatment-Seeking Children and Adolescents with Anxiety Disorders.

PMID 31039048
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Psychotherapy Claims Surrounding Pharmacotherapy Initiation in Children and Adolescents with Anxiety Disorders.

PMID 30565956
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Incidence of mental health hospitalizations, treated self-harm, and emergency room visits following new anxiety disorder diagnoses in privately insured U.S. children.

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Child and Adolescent Adherence With Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Anxiety: Predictors and Associations With Outcomes.

PMID 28448176
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Electrophysiological Biomarkers Predict Clinical Improvement in an Open-Label Trial Assessing Efficacy of Autologous Umbilical Cord Blood for Treatment of Autism.

PMID 30070044
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Correction to: Social Interpretation Bias in Children and Adolescents with Anxiety Disorders: Psychometric Examination of the Self-report of Ambiguous Social Situations for Youth (SASSY) Scale (Child & Youth Care Forum, (2017), 46, 3, (395-412), 10.1007/s10566-016-9381-y)

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Cognitive-behavioral therapy for youth anxiety: An effectiveness evaluation in community practice.

PMID 30138014
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Results from the Child/Adolescent Anxiety Multimodal Longitudinal Study (CAMELS): Functional outcomes.

PMID 30138013
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Results From the Child/Adolescent Anxiety Multimodal Extended Long-Term Study (CAMELS): Primary Anxiety Outcomes.

PMID 29960692
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Examining Parental Medication Adherence as a Predictor of Child Medication Adherence in Pediatric Anxiety Disorders.

PMID 29668649
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Defining Treatment Response and Remission in Youth Anxiety: A Signal Detection Analysis With the Multidimensional Anxiety Scale for Children.

PMID 29859557
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Children's and Parents' Ability to Tolerate Child Distress: Impact on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Pediatric Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.

PMID 28756555
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Mediators of Treatment Outcomes for Anxious Children and Adolescents: The Role of Somatic Symptoms.

PMID 28278599
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The Interplay of Familial and Individual Risk in Predicting Clinical Improvements in Pediatric Anxiety Disorders.

PMID 29877727
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Therapist-Reported Features of Exposure Tasks That Predict Differential Treatment Outcomes for Youth With Anxiety.

PMID 29173738
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One-Year Outcome for Responders of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Pediatric Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder.

PMID 29096776
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Developing Adaptive Treatment Strategies to Address Suicidal Risk in College Students: A Pilot Sequential, Multiple Assignment, Randomized Trial (SMART).

PMID 29220633
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Sleep-Related Problems and the Effects of Anxiety Treatment in Children and Adolescents.

PMID 26467211
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Developmental Differences in Functioning in Youth With Social Phobia.

PMID 26630122
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Placebo Response in Pediatric Anxiety Disorders: Results from the Child/Adolescent Anxiety Multimodal Study.

PMID 28384010
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Social Interpretation Bias in Children and Adolescents with Anxiety Disorders: Psychometric Examination of the Self-report of Ambiguous Social Situations for Youth (SASSY) Scale.

PMID 28740356
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Clarifying the Relationship between Trichotillomania and Anxiety.

PMID 28989859
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Extended Release Guanfacine in Pediatric Anxiety Disorders: A Pilot, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial.

PMID 28165762
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Trauma and trichotillomania: A tenuous relationship

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Factor analysis of the Milwaukee Inventory for Subtypes of Trichotillomania-Adult Version.

PMID 27668153
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Photographic Assessment of Change in Trichotillomania: Psychometric Properties and Variables Influencing Interpretation

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Comorbidity and quality of life in adults with hair pulling disorder.

PMID 27137957
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Mediators of change in the Child/Adolescent Anxiety Multimodal Treatment Study.

PMID 26460572
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DSM-5 Trichotillomania: Perception of Adults With Trichotillomania After Psychosocial Treatment.

PMID 27724833
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Defining treatment response in trichotillomania: a signal detection analysis.

PMID 26422605
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Anxiety Disorders in Caucasian and African American Children: A Comparison of Clinical Characteristics, Treatment Process Variables, and Treatment Outcomes.

PMID 25293650
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Initial Prescription Medication for Children with Anxiety: Concordance with Evidence

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Examining DSM criteria for trichotillomania in a dimensional framework: implications for DSM-5 and diagnostic practice.

PMID 25972228
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Academic Impairment and Impact of Treatments Among Youth with Anxiety Disorders

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Continued cognitive-behavior therapy versus sertraline for children and adolescents with obsessive-compulsive disorder that were non-responders to cognitive-behavior therapy: Treatment outcome and moderator analysis

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Tics Moderate Sertraline, but Not Cognitive-Behavior Therapy Response in Pediatric Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Patients Who Do Not Respond to Cognitive-Behavior Therapy.

PMID 26091197
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Continued cognitive-behavior therapy versus sertraline for children and adolescents with obsessive-compulsive disorder that were non-responders to cognitive-behavior therapy: a randomized controlled trial.

PMID 25239489
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Trajectories of change in youth anxiety during cognitive-behavior therapy.

PMID 25486372
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Predicting Anxiety Diagnoses and Severity with the CBCL-A: Improvement Relative to Other CBCL Scales?

PMID 26257470
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Child/Adolescent anxiety multimodal study: evaluating safety.

PMID 25721183
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Predictors associated with improved cognitive-behavioral therapy outcome in pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder.

PMID 25721185
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Parental anxiety as a predictor of medication and CBT response for anxious youth.

PMID 24610431
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Anxiety in youth with and without autism spectrum disorder: examination of factorial equivalence.

PMID 25526834
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Measuring the role of psychological inflexibility in Trichotillomania.

PMID 25155941
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Advances in data analytic methods for evaluating treatment outcome and mechanisms of change: introduction to the special issue.

PMID 25244392
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Somatic complaints in anxious youth.

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Fear and anxiety from principle to practice: implications for when to treat youth with anxiety disorders.

PMID 24074635
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Family-based treatment of early childhood obsessive-compulsive disorder: the Pediatric Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Treatment Study for Young Children (POTS Jr)--a randomized clinical trial.

PMID 24759852
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Predictors and moderators of treatment response in childhood anxiety disorders: results from the CAMS trial.

PMID 24417601
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Naturalistic follow-up of youths treated for pediatric anxiety disorders.

PMID 24477837
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24- and 36-week outcomes for the Child/Adolescent Anxiety Multimodal Study (CAMS).

PMID 24565357
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A probabilistic and individualized approach for predicting treatment gains: an extension and application to anxiety disordered youth.

PMID 24411120
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Assessing anxiety in youth with the multidimensional anxiety scale for children.

PMID 23845036
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The therapeutic relationship in cognitive-behavioral therapy and pharmacotherapy for anxious youth.

PMID 23750468
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Therapist Factors and Outcomes in CBT for Anxiety in Youth.

PMID 25419042
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The impact of Tourette Syndrome in adults: results from the Tourette Syndrome impact survey.

PMID 22052430
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Defining treatment response and remission in child anxiety: signal detection analysis using the pediatric anxiety rating scale.

PMID 23265634
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Effect of a paraprofessional home-visiting intervention on American Indian teen mothers’ and infants’ behavioral risks: a randomized controlled trial.

PMID 23409290
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SMARTer discontinuation trial designs for developing an adaptive treatment strategy.

PMID 23083023
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Designing a pilot sequential multiple assignment randomized trial for developing an adaptive treatment strategy.

PMID 22438190
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A phenomenological investigation of women with Tourette or other chronic tic disorders.

PMID 21867997
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Remission after acute treatment in children and adolescents with anxiety disorders: findings from the CAMS.

PMID 22122292
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Cognitive behavior therapy augmentation of pharmacotherapy in pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder: the Pediatric OCD Treatment Study II (POTS II) randomized controlled trial.

PMID 21934055
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Exploring the impact of chronic tic disorders on youth: results from the Tourette Syndrome Impact Survey.

PMID 21046225
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The roles of anxiety and depression in connecting tic severity and functional impairment.

PMID 20889290
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Habit Reversal Training and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Tourette Syndrome: A Pilot Project

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Clinical characteristics of anxiety disordered youth.

PMID 20206470
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Review: Pharmacotherapy increases response and reduces symptom severity in paediatric anxiety disorders

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Use of Antidepressants in Children: Is It Time for a Comparative Effectiveness Trial? Deputy Editor's Comment

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Child/Adolescent Anxiety Multimodal Study (CAMS): rationale, design, and methods.

PMID 20051130
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Statistics and research methodology at ABCT: AMASS and beyond

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Depressive symptoms and clinical status during the Treatment of Adolescent Suicide Attempters (TASA) Study.

PMID 20854770
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The Treatment of Adolescent Suicide Attempters study (TASA): predictors of suicidal events in an open treatment trial.

PMID 19730274
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The authors reply

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Behavioral Therapy, Sertraline, or Both in Childhood Anxiety Reply

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The child and adolescent psychiatry trials network (CAPTN): infrastructure development and lessons learned.

PMID 19320979
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An Annotated Bibliography of Evidence for Diagnostic-Specific Psychosocial and Psychopharmacological Interventions

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Cognitive behavioral therapy, sertraline, or a combination in childhood anxiety.

PMID 18974308
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Attention bias toward threat in pediatric anxiety disorders.

PMID 18698266
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Early childhood OCD: preliminary findings from a family-based cognitive-behavioral approach.

PMID 18356758
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Pharmacotherapy for anxiety disorders in children and adolescents: an evidence-based medicine review.

PMID 17910206
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Pharmacotherapy for anxiety disorders in children and adolescents: An evidence-based medicine review

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What is the question? A comment on "investigating treatment mediators when simple random assignment to a control group is not possible"

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Assessment of childhood depression

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Principles of cognitive-behavioral therapy for anxiety disorders in children

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CBT VERSUS SUPPORTIVE THERAPY FOR DEPRESSION

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The case for practical clinical trials in psychiatry.

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Cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy for anxiety and depressive disorders in children and adolescents: an evidence-based medicine review.

PMID 15266189
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The Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Trials Network (CAPTN).

PMID 15100557
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Effect of poverty on emotional symptoms in children.

PMID 14747497
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Effect of poverty on emotional symptoms in children - Reply

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Relationships between poverty and psychopathology: a natural experiment.

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Involuntary outpatient commitment and homelessness in persons with severe mental illness.

PMID 12602644
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Searching for Moderators and Mediators of Pharmacological Treatment Effects in Children and Adolescents With Anxiety Disorders

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Case-mix adjustment of adolescent mental health treatment outcomes.

PMID 12633009
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Review of the evidence base for treatment of childhood psychopathology: internalizing disorders.

PMID 12472300
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Review of the evidence base for treatment of childhood psychopathology: externalizing disorders.

PMID 12472301
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The Pediatric Anxiety Rating Scale (PARS): development and psychometric properties.

PMID 12218427
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Sertraline in children and adolescents with social anxiety disorder: an open trial.

PMID 11349701
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Fluvoxamine for the treatment of anxiety disorders in children and adolescents. The Research Unit on Pediatric Psychopharmacology Anxiety Study Group.

PMID 11323729
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Datapoints: Effects of changing from five to ten preauthorized outpatient sessions.

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Social phobia and separation anxiety symptoms in community and clinical samples of children and adolescents.

PMID 10939233
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Treating Pediatric Anxiety: Initial Use of SSRIs and Other Antianxiety Prescription Medications.

PMID 29099547
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