Joseph P H McNamara

Joseph P H McNamara, Ph.D.

Associate Professor & Division Chief

Department: MD-PSYCHIATRY
Business Phone: (352) 265-4357
Business Email: jpm2@ufl.edu

About Joseph P H McNamara

Dr. Joseph McNamara is a licensed psychologist and an Associate Professor in the College of Medicine at the University of Florida. Dr. McNamara is the Chief of the Psychology Division in the Department of Psychiatry, Director of the OCD Treatment Program, and Co-Director of the Center for OCD, Anxiety, and Related Disorders (COARD). He has extensive training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with Exposure-Response Prevention and is recognized as an expert in this area. Dr. McNamara holds a joint faculty position with Clinical & Health Psychology.

Accomplishments

Faculty Academic Advising Award
2017-2018 · University of Florida
Residency Teacher Award
2014-2015 · University of Florida, College of Medicine
Exemplary Teacher Award
2010-2015 · University of Florida, College of Medicine
Supervisor Award
2010-2013 · University of Florida School Psychology Program
Clinical Research Seed Money Award
2010-2011 · University of Florida, Department of Psychiatry
Education Incentive Award Recipient
2010-2011 · University of Florida
Research Incentive Award Recipient
2010-2011 · University of Florida
Research Incentive Award Recipient
2009-2010 · University of Florida

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Psychology
Areas of Interest
  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
  • Depression – overview
  • Insomnia – overview
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder
  • Panic disorder
  • Phobia – simple/specific
  • Sleep disorders – overview
  • Sleeping difficulty
  • Social anxiety disorder

Publications

2021
Age moderated-anxiety mediation for multimodal treatment outcome among children with obsessive-compulsive disorder: An evaluation with correspondence analysis.
Journal of affective disorders. 282:766-775 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jad.2020.12.198. [PMID] 33601717.
2021
Intelligence and academic achievement in inpatient adolescents with comorbid anxiety and depression.
Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic. 85(1):23-41 [DOI] 10.1521/bumc.2021.85.1.23. [PMID] 33750201.
2021
Sleep Discrepancy in a Randomized Controlled Trial of Brief Behavioral Therapy for Chronic Insomnia in Older Adults.
Behavioral sleep medicine. 19(2):221-231 [DOI] 10.1080/15402002.2020.1726750. [PMID] 32039635.
2020
Effects of Brief Behavioral Treatment for Insomnia on Daily Associations between Self-Reported Sleep and Objective Cognitive Performance in Older Adults.
Behavioral sleep medicine. 18(5):577-588 [DOI] 10.1080/15402002.2019.1632201. [PMID] 31203649.
2020
That Was Easy! Expectancy Violations During Exposure and Response Prevention for Childhood Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder.
Behavior modification. 44(3):319-342 [DOI] 10.1177/0145445518813624. [PMID] 30449128.
2019
Changes in Dosing and Dose Timing of D-Cycloserine Explain Its Apparent Declining Efficacy for Augmenting Exposure Therapy for Anxiety-related Disorders: An Individual Participant-data Meta-analysis.
Journal of anxiety disorders. 68 [DOI] 10.1016/j.janxdis.2019.102149. [PMID] 31698111.
2019
Commercial mindfulness aid does not aid short-term stress reduction compared to unassisted relaxation.
Heliyon. 5(3) [DOI] 10.1016/j.heliyon.2019.e01351. [PMID] 30923771.
2019
Group exposure and response prevention for college students with social anxiety: A randomized clinical trial.
Journal of clinical psychology. 75(9):1489-1507 [DOI] 10.1002/jclp.22792. [PMID] 31022313.
2019
Parents’ Perceptions of Internalizing and Externalizing Features in Childhood OCD.
Child psychiatry and human development. 50(4):692-701 [DOI] 10.1007/s10578-019-00873-w. [PMID] 30778711.
2018
Efficacy of brief behavioral treatment for insomnia in older adults: examination of sleep, mood, and cognitive outcomes.
Sleep medicine. 51:153-166 [DOI] 10.1016/j.sleep.2018.05.018. [PMID] 30195661.
2018
Exploring the Impacts of Depression, Comorbidity, and Sympto Domains on OCD-Related Functional Impairment
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2018
Exposure therapy for youth with anxiety: Utilization rates and predictors of implementation in a sample of practicing clinicians from across the United States.
Journal of anxiety disorders. 58:8-17 [DOI] 10.1016/j.janxdis.2018.06.002. [PMID] 29929139.
2017
Common Barriers to the Dissemination of Exposure Therapy for Youth with Anxiety Disorders.
Community mental health journal. 53(4):432-437 [DOI] 10.1007/s10597-017-0108-9. [PMID] 28181093.
2017
D-Cycloserine Augmentation of Exposure-Based Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Anxiety, Obsessive-Compulsive, and Posttraumatic Stress Disorders: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Individual Participant Data.
JAMA psychiatry. 74(5):501-510 [DOI] 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2016.3955. [PMID] 28122091.
2017
Night-to-Night Sleep Variability in Older Adults With Chronic Insomnia: Mediators and Moderators in a Randomized Controlled Trial of Brief Behavioral Therapy (BBT-I).
Journal of clinical sleep medicine : JCSM : official publication of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. 13(11):1243-1254 [DOI] 10.5664/jcsm.6790. [PMID] 28992829.
2017
Stigma and Recognition of Different Types of Symptoms in Ocd
Journal of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders. 12:64-70 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jocrd.2016.12.006.
2017
The link between ADHD-like inattention and obsessions and compulsions during treatment of youth with OCD.
Journal of obsessive-compulsive and related disorders. 12:1-8 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jocrd.2016.11.004. [PMID] 28966908.
2016
Changes in Sleep Predict Changes in Affect in Older Caregivers of Individuals with Alzheimer’s Dementia: A Multilevel Model Approach.
The journals of gerontology. Series B, Psychological sciences and social sciences. 71(3):458-62 [DOI] 10.1093/geronb/gbu162. [PMID] 25429026.
2016
The Progress Cascading Model: a Scalable Model for Teaching and Mentoring Graduate Trainees in Exposure Therapy
Journal of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders. 9:36-42 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jocrd.2016.02.005.
2016
The use of weight loss agents in children and adolescents prescribed psychotropic medications
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2016
Topiramate, zonisamide and weight loss in children and adolescents prescribed psychiatric medications: A medical record review.
International journal of psychiatry in medicine. 51(1):56-68 [DOI] 10.1177/0091217415621266. [PMID] 26681236.
2015
A pilot study of actigraphy as an objective measure of SSRI activation symptoms: results from a randomized placebo controlled psychopharmacological treatment study.
Psychiatry research. 225(3):440-5 [DOI] 10.1016/j.psychres.2014.11.070. [PMID] 25535011.
2015
ADHD symptomatology and risky health, driving, and financial behaviors in college: the mediating role of sensation seeking and effortful control.
Journal of attention disorders. 19(3):179-90 [DOI] 10.1177/1087054714527792. [PMID] 24743978.
2015
Frequent nonprescription stimulant use and risky behaviors in college students: the role of effortful control.
Journal of American college health : J of ACH. 63(1):23-30 [DOI] 10.1080/07448481.2014.960422. [PMID] 25222628.
2015
Side-effects of SSRIs disrupt multimodal treatment for pediatric OCD in a randomized-controlled trial.
Journal of psychiatric research. 71:140-7 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jpsychires.2015.10.006. [PMID] 26495770.
2014
Age differences in high frequency phasic heart rate variability and performance response to increased executive function load in three executive function tasks.
Frontiers in psychology. 5 [DOI] 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.01470. [PMID] 25798113.
2014
Does cognitive-behavioral therapy response in youth with obsessive-compulsive disorder differ if treatment ends during summer?
Annals of clinical psychiatry : official journal of the American Academy of Clinical Psychiatrists. 26(4):299-300 [PMID] 25401717.
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2014
Prospective relationship between obsessive-compulsive and depressive symptoms during multimodal treatment in pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Child psychiatry and human development. 45(2):163-72 [DOI] 10.1007/s10578-013-0388-4. [PMID] 23756717.
2014
Self-Regulation and Other Executive Functions Relationship To Pediatric Ocd Severity and Treatment Outcome
Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment. 36(3):432-442 [DOI] 10.1007/s10862-014-9408-3.
2014
Sleep disturbances associated with cigarette smoking.
Psychology, health & medicine. 19(4):410-9 [DOI] 10.1080/13548506.2013.832782. [PMID] 24040938.
2014
The diabetes online community: the importance of forum use in parents of children with type 1 diabetes.
Pediatric diabetes. 15(6):408-15 [DOI] 10.1111/pedi.12110. [PMID] 24372986.
2013
Differentiating co-occurring behavior problems in children with ADHD: patterns of emotional reactivity and executive functioning.
Journal of attention disorders. 17(3):249-60 [DOI] 10.1177/1087054711428741. [PMID] 22210802.
2013
Psychometric properties of the Treatment-Emergent Activation and Suicidality Assessment Profile (TEASAP) in youth with OCD.
Psychiatry research. 205(3):253-61 [DOI] 10.1016/j.psychres.2012.09.019. [PMID] 23031804.
2013
Randomized, placebo-controlled trial of cognitive-behavioral therapy alone or combined with sertraline in the treatment of pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Behaviour research and therapy. 51(12):823-9 [DOI] 10.1016/j.brat.2013.09.007. [PMID] 24184429.
2013
Relations Between Quality of Life, Family Factors, Adherence, and Glycemic Control in Pediatric Patients With Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus
Childrens Health Care. 42(4):295-310 [DOI] 10.1080/02739615.2013.842455.
2012
Co-occurring weight problems among children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder: the role of executive functioning.
International journal of obesity (2005). 36(4):567-72 [DOI] 10.1038/ijo.2011.245. [PMID] 22158266.
2011
Atypical behaviors and comorbid externalizing symptoms equally predict children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder’s social functioning.
Child psychiatry and human development. 42(4):377-89 [DOI] 10.1007/s10578-011-0224-7. [PMID] 21479512.
2011
Severity of children’s ADHD symptoms and parenting stress: a multiple mediation model of self-regulation.
Journal of abnormal child psychology. 39(7):1073-83 [DOI] 10.1007/s10802-011-9528-0. [PMID] 21629991.
2011
Talking Through Transitions: Microgenetic Changes in Preschoolers’ Private Speech and Executive Functioning
Child Language Teaching and Therapy. 27(3):269-285 [DOI] 10.1177/0265659010394385.
2011
The therapeutic alliance in the cognitive behavioral treatment of pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Journal of anxiety disorders. 25(7):855-63 [DOI] 10.1016/j.janxdis.2011.03.017. [PMID] 21621966.
2010
Daily variations in objective nighttime sleep and subjective morning pain in older adults with insomnia: evidence of covariation over time.
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 58(5):925-30 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.02803.x. [PMID] 20406316.
2010
Deconstructing the tower: parameters and predictors of problem difficulty on the Tower of London task.
Brain and cognition. 72(3):472-82 [DOI] 10.1016/j.bandc.2010.01.002. [PMID] 20167413.
2010
Tackling sleeplessness: Psychological treatment options for insomnia.
Nature and science of sleep. 2:23-37 [PMID] 23616696.
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2009
Nocturnal Subjective Sleep and Daytime Cognitive Functioning in Older Adults With Insomnia
Gerontologist. 49
2008
Associations between miscellaneous symptoms and symptom dimensions in adults with obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Anxiety, stress, and coping. 21(2):199-212 [DOI] 10.1080/10615800701885369. [PMID] 18350397.
2008
Nightly Sleep Patterns in Older Adults: Night-To-Night Fluctuations in the Sleep of Older Good-Noncomplaining, Good-Complaining, Poor-Noncomplaining, Poor-Complaining/Insomnia, and Caregivers
Sleep. 31
2008
Sleep and affect in older adults: using multilevel modeling to examine daily associations.
Journal of sleep research. 17(1):42-53 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1365-2869.2008.00621.x. [PMID] 18275554.
2005
Sleep complaints, subjective and objective sleep patterns, health, psychological adjustment, and daytime functioning in community-dwelling older adults.
The journals of gerontology. Series B, Psychological sciences and social sciences. 60(4):P182-9 [PMID] 15980285.
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1988
Effects of thyroxine and growth hormone treatment of dairy cows on mammary uptake of glucose, oxygen and other milk fat precursors.
Journal of animal science. 66(1):80-9 [PMID] 3366720.
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1988
Effects of thyroxine and growth hormone treatment of dairy cows on milk yield, cardiac output and mammary blood flow.
Journal of animal science. 66(1):70-9 [PMID] 3366719.
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Education

Residency: Medical Psychology
2008-2009 · University of Florida
PhD, Counseling Psychology
2008 · University of Florida
PhD, Developmental Psychology
2008 · University of Florida
Internship: Clinical & Health Psychology, Medical Psychology
2007-2008 · University of Florida
MS, Developmental Psychology
2003 · University of Florida
BS, Psychology
2000 · University of Florida

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2016-2021
CLP7979 Advanced Research
2016-2021
CLP6971 Research for Master’s Thesis
2018-2021
CLP6948 Advanced Practicum in Clinical Child Psychology
2013,2017-2021
CLP7980 Research for Doctoral Dissertation
2017-2019
CLP6169 Seminar: Psychology and Deviant Behavior
2014-2018
MDT7840 Elect Top/Psychiatry
2018
CLP6910 Supervised Research
2018
MHS7980 Research for Doctoral Dissertation
2018
CLP6947 Practicum in Intervention
2018
BMS6812 Intro Clin Med 2
2014-2017
GMS6783 Addiction: Counseling and Treatment Methods
2016
PCO6317C Psychological Assessment II
2016
CLP6945 Advanced Practicum in Neuropsychology
2015-2016
MDU4850 Diseases of Eating
2016
CLP6946 Advanced Practicum in Applied Medical Psychology
2016
MDU4031 Medicine and the Law
2015-2016
MDU4061 Introduction to Medical Bioethics
2016
MDU4003 Introduction to the Professions of Medicine
2014-2015
PSY4911 Undergraduate Research in Psychology
2013
MEL4600 Diseases of Eating
2007
PPE3004 Psychol of Personalty

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 265-4357
Emails:
Business:
jpm2@ufl.edu