Lab Presentations and Publications

One male and two females standing in front of a presentation hanging on a wall.


  1. Weitzman, C., Augustyn, M., Froehlich, T., Mehlenbeck, R., Mendelsohn, A., Nielson, B.A., Soares, N., Voight, R.G., Walton, J., Zlomke, K., Folger, J., Keder, R.D., Ratliff-Schaub, K., Wallis, K.E. (published ahead of print). Recommendations for the Biden-Harris administration. A statement of priorities from the Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. doi: 10.1097/DBP.0000000000000917
  2. *VanOrmer Simpson, *Schneider, M., & Zlomke, K. (accepted). Beyond autism severity: The role of medical providers in parenting aggravation. Journal of Advances in Neurodevelopmental Disorders.
  3. Zlomke, K., Davis, S., Williams, S., Fruh, S., Hall, H., *Hayes, K., & *Sims, B. (accepted). The impact of childhood weight-related teasing from mothers and fathers on psychosocial functioning and eating behaviors in adulthood. Journal of Child & Family Studies
  4. *Rossetti, K. & Zlomke, K. (accepted). Resourcefulness revisited: Further psychometric evaluation of the Resourcefulness Scale for caregivers of children with autism spectrum disorder. Stress & Health.
  5. *Schneider, M., *VanOrmer, J., Zlomke, K., Carter, J.C. (accepted). Pediatric blood disorders: The role of medical care in child flourishing and parenting aggravation. Hemophilia
  6. *Hayes, K., *Davis, A., & Zlomke, K. Importance of family connection in the face of adversity of childhood healthy weight behaviors (accepted). Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics VIDEO ABSTRACT
  7. *Schneider, M., *VanOrmer, J., & Zlomke, K. (2020). A Comparison Study: Caregiver Functioning and Family Resilience Among Families of Children with Cystic Fibrosis, Asthma, and Healthy Controls. Children’s Health Care.
  8. Zlomke, K., *Rossetti, K., *Murphy-Oswalt, J., *Mallicoat, K., & Swingle, H. (2020). Feeding problems and maternal anxiety in children with autism spectrum disorder. Maternal and Child Health.
  9. Currier, J.M, *Stevens, L., *Issak, S.L., *Smith, T., & Zlomke, K. (2020). Understanding preferences for addressing spirituality among adults seeking outpatient mental health care. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 208(6), 514-516. 10.1097/NMD.0000000000001164
  10. *Schneider, M., *Anderson, C., & Zlomke, K. (2020). Addressing behavioral health needs in pediatric primary care: Discrepancies between desired and received care. Children’s Health Care.
  11. Zlomke, K.R. & Jeter, K.J. (2020). Comparative effectiveness of Parent-Child Interaction Therapy for children with and without autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disabilities, 50, 2041-2052. 
  12. *Murphy, J., Zlomke, K., * VanOrmer, J., & Swingle, H. (2020). Impact of disruptive behavior in childhood feeding difficulties. Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings, 27, 406-415. 
  13. Graves, R., Zlomke, K., Hall, H., & Graff, C. (2019). Adaptive behavior and its relationship to quality of life in adults with Down syndrome. Advances in Neurodevelopmental Disorders, 4, 27-35. 
  14. *Schneider, M., *VanOrmer, J., & Zlomke, K. (2019). Adverse childhood experiences and family resilience among children with autism spectrum disorder and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 40(8), 573-580. VIDEO ABSTRACT
  15. *Edwards, G., *Greathouse, D., & Zlomke, K.R. (2019). Group behavioral parent training for children with autism spectrum disorder: Feasibility and acceptability. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorder, 66. 
  16. *VanOrmer, J., *Rossetti, K., & Zlomke, K. (2019) The development of behavioral difficulties in hard-of-hearing and deaf youth. Child & Family Behavior Therapy, 41, 179-200. 
  17. Zlomke, K., *Bauman, S., & *Edwards, G. (2019). An exploratory study on the utility of the Dyadic Parent-Child Interaction Coding System for children with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities, 31, 501-518. 
  18. Jarasvaraparn, C., Zlomke, K.,* Vann, N., Wang, B., Crissinger, K.D., & Gremse, D.A. (2019). The Relationship between sleep disturbance and disease activity in pediatric patients with inflammatory bowel disease. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition,68(2), 
  19. Jarasvaraparn, C., Zlomke, K., *Vann, N., Wang, B., Crissinger, K.D., & Gremse, D.A. (2018). The relationship between sleep disturbance, quality of life, and psychosocial functioning in pediatric patients with inflammatory bowel disease. Annals of Gastroenterology & Digestive Disorders, 1(1), 9-25.
  20. Graves, R. J., Minchew, L. A., Smith, S., Zlomke, K., *Caffey, K., *Owens, B., *Thies, A., *Gibert, M., & Fruh, S. (2018). Breaking the cycle: Changing sleep habits to decrease obesity. International Public Health Journal.
  21. *VanOrmer, J.L., *Edwards, G.E., Zlomke, K.R., *Proctor, K.B., & Brestan-Knight, E. (2018). Examination of parental tolerance among parents of young children with and without autism spectrum disorder. Advances in Neurodevelopmental Disorders, 2, 169-178.
  22. Proctor, K, Brestan-Knight, E., Fan, J., & Zlomke, K. (2018). Assessing parental readiness to change: A psychometric evaluation of the READI-SF in a community sample. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 27, 1054-1064.
  23. Hall, H., Fruh, S., & Zlomke, K.R. (2017). A qualitative analysis of the experience of minority parents of children with autism spectrum disorder. Advances in Neurodevelopmental Disorders, 1, 79-88.
  24. *Jeter, K.J., Zlomke, K.R., Shawler, P., & Sullivan, M. (2017). Comprehensive psychometric analysis of the Eyberg Child Behavior Inventory in children with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disabilities, 47, 1354-1368. DOI 10.1007/s10803-017-3048-x
  25. Zlomke, K., *Murphy, J. M., & *Jeter, K. (2017). Open-trial pilot of Parent Child Interaction Therapy for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Child and Family Behavior Therapy, 39, 1-18. DOI: 10.1080/07317107.2016.1267999
  26. Fruh, S.M., Nadglowski, J., Hall, H.R., Davis, S.L., Crook, E.D., & Zlomke, K. (2016). Obesity stigma and bias. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 12 (7), 425-432.
  27. *Murphy, J., & Zlomke, K. (2016). A behavioral parent training intervention for a child with Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder. Clinical Practice in Pediatric Psychology, 4, 23-34. doi:10.1037/cpp0000128
  28. Zlomke, K.R., *Jeter, K.J. , & *Cook, N.M. (2016). Recalled childhood teasing in relation to adult rejection and evaluation sensitivity. Personality & Individual Differences, 89, 129-133. doi: 10.1016/j.paid.2015.10.021
  29. Abesamis, C. J., Fruh, S., Hall, H., Lemley, T., & Zlomke, K. R. (2015). Cardiovascular health of Filipinos in the United States: A review of the literature. Journal of Transcultural Nursing. doi: 10.1177/1043659615597040
  30. Zlomke, K.R., *Bauman, S.E., & *Lamport, D. (2015). Adolescents’ perceptions of parenting behavior: Validation of the Alabama Parenting Questionnaire-Adolescent Self Report. Journal of Child & Family Studies, 24(11), 3159-3169. doi: 10.1007/s10826-015-0119-5
  31. *Murphy, J. & Zlomke, K.R. (2014). Positive peer reporting in the classroom: A review of intervention procedures. Behavior Analysis in Practice, 7(2), 126-137. doi: 10.1007/s40617-014-0025-0
  32. *Lamport, D., & Zlomke, K.R. (2014). The Broader Autism Phenotype, social interaction anxiety, and loneliness: Implications for social functioning. Current Psychology, 33, 246-255. doi: 10.1007/s12144-014-9210-0
  33. Zlomke, K.R. & *Jeter, K. (2014) Stress and worry: Examining intolerance of uncertainty’s moderating effect.  Anxiety, Stress, and Coping, 27, 202-215. DOI:10.1080/10615806.2013.835400
  34. Zlomke, K.R., *Lamport, D, *Bauman, S.E., Talbot, B, & Garland, B.H. (2014). Parenting adolescents: Examining the factor structure of the Alabama Parenting Questionnaire for adolescents. Journal of Child & Family Studies, 23, 1484-1490. doi: 10.1007/s10826-013-9803-5
  35. Schwebel, D.C., Roth, D.L., Elliott, M.N., Chien, A.T., Mrug, S., Chipp, E., Dittus, P., Zlomke, K., & Schuster, M.A. (2012). Marital conflict and fifth-graders’ risk for injury. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 47, 30-35. doi:10.1016/j.aap.2012.01.005
  36. Reuther, E.T., Davis, T.E., Grills-Taquechel, A., & Zlomke, K. (2011). Fear of anxiety in fearful adults: An analysis of heterogeneity among phobia types. Current Psychology, 30(3), 268-274. doi: 10.1007/s12144-011-9112-3
  37. Munson, M., Davis III, T. E., Grills-Taquechel, A., & Zlomke, K. (2010). The effects of Hurricane Katrina on those with a preexisting fear of storms. Current Psychology, 29, 307-319. doi: 10.1007/s10862-006-9032-y
  38. Olatunji, B. O., Moretz, M., & Zlomke, K. R. (2010). Linking cognitive avoidance and GAD symptoms: The mediating role of fear of emotion. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 48(5), 435-441. doi:10.1016/j.brat.2009.11.014
  39. Zlomke, K.R. & Hahn, K.S. (2010). Cognitive emotion regulation strategies: Gender differences and associations to worry. Personality and Individual Differences, 48(4), 408-413. doi:10.1016/j.paid.2009.11.007
  40. Olatunji, B., Broman-Fulks, J., Bergman, S., Green, B., & Zlomke, K. (2010). A taxometric investigation of the latent structure of worry: Dimensionality and associations with depression, anxiety, and stress. Behavior Therapy, 41(2), 212-228. doi:10.1016/j.beth.2009.03.001
  41. Zlomke, K.R. & Young, J.R. (2009). Retrospective report of parenting behaviors and their relationship to adult worry: The mediating role of intolerance of uncertainty. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 18, 670-679. doi: 10.1007/s10826-009-9269-7
  42. Zlomke, K.R. (2009). Psychometric properties of internet administered versions of Penn State Worry Questionnaire (PSWQ) and Depression, Anxiety, and Stress Scale (DASS). Computers in Human Behavior, 25, 841-843. doi:10.1016/j.chb.2008.06.003
  43. Davis III, T.E., Nida, R.E., Zlomke, K.R., & Nebel-Schwalm, M.S. (2009). Health related quality of life in college undergraduates with learning disabilities: The mediational roles of anxiety and sadness. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 31, 228-234. doi: 10.1007/s10862-008-9110-4
  44. Zlomke, K.R. & Davis III, T.E. (2008). One-session treatment of specific phobias: Components, mechanisms of change, and efficacy. Behavior Therapy, 39, 207-223. doi:10.1016/j.beth.2007.07.003
  45. Dixon, M.R., Zlomke, K.R., & Rehfeldt, R.A. (2006). Restoring Americans’ nonequivalent frames of terror: An application of relational frame theory. The Behavior Analyst Today, 7, 275-289.
  46. Dixon, M.R., Rehfeldt, R.R., Zlomke, K.R, & Robinson, A. (2006). Exploring the development and dismantling of equivalence classes involving terrorist stimuli. The Psychological Record, 56, 83-103.
  47. Zlomke, K.R. & Dixon, M.R. (2006). Modification of slot-machine preferences through the use of a conditional discrimination paradigm. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 39, 351-361. doi: 10.1901/jaba.2006.109-04
  48. Dixon, M. R. & Zlomke, K. R. (2005). (Invited Paper) Using the Precursor to the Relational Evaluation Procedure (pREP) to establish the relational frames of sameness, opposition, and distinction. Revista Latinoamericana de Psicologia, 37, 305-316.
  49. Guercio, J., Dixon, M. R., Soldner, J., Shoemaker, Z., Zlomke, K., Root, S., & Small, S.(2005). Enhancing staff performance measures in an acquired brain injury setting: Combating the habituation to organizational behavioral interventions. Behavioral Interventions, 20, 91-99. doi: 10.1002/bin.174
  50. Small, S., Dixon, M. R., Soldner, J., Sanders, S., Hartman, K. Martin, J., Manzano, E., & Zlomke, K (2004). The potential for organizational behavior management consultation in education: A review of Erchul and Martens’ “School Consultation.” Journal of Organizational Behavior Management, 24, 63-70.
  51. Dixon, M. R., Guercio, J., Falcomata, T., Horner, M. J., Root, S., Newell, C., & Zlomke, K. (2004). Exploring the utility of functional analysis methodology to assess and treat problematic verbal behavior in persons with acquired brain injury. Behavioral Interventions, 19, 91-102. doi: 10.1002/bin.155
  52. Dixon, M. R., Dennis, J. M., Zlomke, K., & Halvey, C. (2003). Applications of behavioral methods as treatment for urinary incontinence in the elderly. North American Journal of Psychology, 5, 203-212.
  53. Dixon, M. R., Dymond, S., Rehfeldt, R. A., Roche, B., & Zlomke, K.R. (2003). Terrorism and relational frame theory. Behavior and Social Issues, 12, 129-147.
  54. Dixon, M.R. & Zlomke, K.R (2003). (Invited Paper) On the need for a behavioral analysis of gambling. Making the World a Better Place, Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies.
  55. Zlomke, K.R. & Zlomke, L.C (2003). Token economy plus self-monitoring to reduce disruptive behavior in youth. The Behavior Analyst Today, 4, 177-183. doi: 10.1037/h0100117

Book Chapters

  1. Beverly, B., & Zlomke, K. (2018). PCIT and Language Facilitation for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. In Handbook of Parent Child Interaction Therapy for Children on the Autism Spectrum, C.B. McNeil, L.B. Quesch, and C.M. Anderson (Eds.). New York, NY: Springer.
  2. Graves, R. J., Minchew, L. A., Smith, S., Zlomke, K., Caffey, K., Owens, B., Thies, A., Gibert, M., & Fruh, S. M. (in press). Changing sleep habits to decrease obesity. In I. Leslie Rubin & Joav Merrick (Eds.), Public health: Environment and child health in a changing world. Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers, Inc. 
  3. Zlomke, K.R., Rossetti, K., Greathouse, D. (in press). Behavior Therapy and Cognitive Behavior Therapy. In S. Hupp & J. Jewell (Eds), Encyclopedia of Child and Adolescent Development, Behavior Volume. Wiley-Blackwell.
  4. Zlomke, K. & Greathouse, A.D. (2020). Effectiveness of Parent-Child Interaction Therapy for Children With and Without Autism Spectrum Disorder. In F.R. Volkmar (ed.), Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders. Springer, New York, NY. doi:10.1.007/978-1-4614-6435-8_102487-1.