Publications & Scholarly Works

Publication Overview

Dr. Williams has published over 100 academic papers, which includes peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, editorials, commentaries, and scientific reports. This page contains most of Dr. Williams' publications which have appeared in peer-reviewed scientific journals and edited volumes. It also includes some recent technical reports and commentaries. Where available, these can be downloaded as PDFs.

These works have an emphasis on psychopathology and cultural experiences. Among the journal articles and chapters are included papers focused on Black Americans (29), multiple ethnic groups (25), primarily White samples (19), Black/White differences (10), Hispanic Americans (5), and Asian groups (2). Sixty papers are empirical, with over three-quarters of these using data collected by Dr. Williams and her lab. Primary topics include OCD and related disorders (55), trauma (17), anxiety (16), and depression (5). She also has written 2 books, with an additional 2 in progress that focus on reducing mental health disparities.

Selected Journal Articles

  1. Williams, M. T., Printz, D., Ching, T. & Wetterneck, C. T. (in press). Assessing PTSD in ethnic and racial minorities: Trauma and racial trauma. Directions in Psychiatry, 38(3).

  2. Williams, M. T., Metzger, I., Leins, C., & DeLapp, C. (in press). Assessing racial trauma within a DSM-5 framework: The UConn Racial/Ethnic Stress & Trauma Survey. Practice Innovations. doi: 10.1037/pri0000076

  3. Carlson, M. D., Endsley, M., Motley, D., Shawahin, L. N., & Williams, M. T. (2018). Addressing the impact of racism on veterans of color: A race-based stress and trauma group. Psychology of Violence, 8(6), 748-762. doi: 10.1037/vio0000221

  4. Williams, M. T., Printz, D., & DeLapp, R. C. T. (2018). Assessing racial trauma in African Americans with the Trauma Symptoms of Discrimination Scale. Psychology of Violence, 8(6), 735-747. doi: 10.1037/vio0000212

  5. Ching, T. H. W., Lee, S., Chen, J., So, R., & Williams, M. T. (2018). A model of intersectional stress and trauma in Asian American sexual and gender minorities. Psychology of Violence, 8(6), 657-668. doi: 10.1037/vio0000204

  6. Michaels, T. I., Purdon, J., Collins, A. & Williams, M. T. (2018). Inclusion of people of color in psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy: A review of the literature. BMC Psychiatry, 18(245), 1-9. doi: 10.1186/s12888-018-1824-6

  7. DeLapp, R. C. T., Chasson, G., Swerbilow, J., Gibby, B., Tellawi, G., & Williams, M. T. (2018). The normative nature of aggressive intrusive thinking among an underserved incarcerated population compared to a student sample. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 62 (13), 4142-4157. doi: 10.1177/0306624X18758534

  8. Michaels, T. I., Gallagher, N., Crawford, M., Kanter, J. W., & Williams, M. T. (2018). Racial differences in the appraisal of microaggressions through cultural consensus modeling. The Behavior Therapist, 41(7), 314-321.

  9. Williams, M. T., Kanter, J. W., & Ching, T. H. W. (2018). Anxiety, stress, and trauma symptoms in African Americans: Negative affectivity does not explain the relationship between microaggressions and psychopathology. Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities, 5(5), 919–927. doi: 10.1007/s40615-017-0440-3

  10. Katz, R. V., Katz, A. E., Warren, R. C., Williams, M. T., Aqel, H., Ilin, D., & McGowan, R. (2018). Comparative use of Tuskegee Syphilis Study film vs text triggers to teach bioethics: The SOETUF college study. Diversity & Equality in Health and Care, 15(5), 199-206.

  11. Williams, M. T., Ching, T. H. W., Tellawi, G., Siev, J., Dowell, J., Schlaudt, V., Slimowicz, J., & Wetterneck, C. T. (2018). Assessing sexual orientation symptoms in obsessive-compulsive disorder: Development and validation of the Sexual Orientation Obsessions and Reactions Test (SORT). Behavior Therapy, 49 (5), 715-729 doi: 10.1016/j.beth.2017.12.005

  12. Litman, L., Williams, M. T., Rosen, Z., Robinson, J., Weinberger-Litman, S., Flannery, M., & Maitland, T. (2018). Racial disparities in cleanliness attitudes mediate purchasing attitudes toward cleaning products: A serial mediation model. Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities, 5(4), 838–846. doi: 10.1007/s40615-017-0429-y

  13. Leins, C., & Williams, M. T. (2018). Using the Bible to facilitate treatment of religious obsessions in obsessive-compulsive disorder. Journal of Psychology and Christianity, 37(2), 112-124.

  14. Ching, T. H. W. & Williams, M. T. (2018). Association Splitting of the Sexual Orientation-OCD-Relevant Semantic Network. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, 47 (3), 229-245. doi: 10.1080/16506073.2017.1343380

  15. Williams, M. T., Duque, G., Chapman, L. K., Wetterneck, C. T., & DeLapp, R. C. T. (2018). Ethnic identity and regional differences in mental health in a national sample of African American young adults. Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities, 5 (2), 312–321. doi: 10.1007/s40615-017-0372-y

  16. Bruce, S. L., Ching, T., & Williams, M. T. (2018). Pedophilia-themed obsessive compulsive disorder: Assessment, differential diagnosis, and treatment with exposure and response prevention. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 47(2), 389-402. doi: 10.1007/s10508-017-1031-4

  17. Ching, T. H. W., Williams, M. T., Olatunji, B. O., & Siev, J. (2018). Responsibility/threat overestimation moderates the relationship between contamination-based disgust and obsessive-compulsive concerns about sexual orientation. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 47 (4), 1109–1117. doi: 10.1007/s10508-018-1165-z

  18. Williams, M. T., Taylor, R. J., Mouzon, D. M., Oshin, L., Himle, J. A., & Chatters, L. M. (2017). Discrimination and symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder among African Americans. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 87(6), 636-645. doi: 10.1037/ort0000285

  19. Kanter, J. W., Williams, M. T., Kuczynski, A. M., Manbeck, K., Debreaux, M., & Rosen, D. (2017). A preliminary report on the relationship between microaggressions against Blacks and racism among White college students. Race and Social Problems, 9(4), 291–299. doi: 10.1007/s12552-017-9214-0

  20. Bosson, R., Williams, M. T., Schlaudt, V., Carrico, R., Peña, A., Ramirez, J., & Kanter, J. (2017). Evaluating mental health in Cuban refugees: The role of the Refugee Health Screener-15. Journal of Refugee & Global Health, 1(1), 15-23. doi: 10.18297/rgh/vol1/iss1/4.

  21. Chasson, G., Williams, M. T. Davis, D. M., & Combs, J. Y. (2017). Missed diagnoses in African Americans with obsessive-compulsive disorder: The Structured Clinical Interview for the DSM-IV Axis I Disorders (SCID-I). BMC Psychiatry, 17, 258. doi: 10.1186/s12888-017-1422-z [pdf]

  22. Stewart, C. E., Lee, S. Y., Hogstrom, A., & Williams, M. (2017). Diversify and conquer: A call to promote minority representation in clinical psychology. The Behavior Therapist, 40(3), 74-79.

  23. Williams, M. T., Taylor, R., Chatters, L. M., & Himle, J. (2017). Demographic and health-related correlates of obsessive-compulsive symptoms among African Americans. Journal of Obsessive Compulsive and Related Disorders, 14, 119-126. doi: 10.1016/j.jocrd.2017.07.001

  24. Bosson, R., Williams, M. T., Lippman, S., Carrico, R., Kanter, J., Peña, A., Mier-Chairez, J., & Ramirez, J. (2017). Addressing refugee mental health needs: From concept to implementation. The Behavior Therapist, 40(3), 110-112.

  25. Williams, M. T., & Jahn, M. E. (2017). Obsessive-compulsive disorder in African American children and adolescents: Risks, resiliency, and barriers to treatment. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 87 (3), 291-303. doi: 10.1037/ort0000188

  26. Williams, M. T., Brown, T., & Sawyer, B. (2017). Psychiatric comorbidity and hoarding symptoms in African Americans with obsessive-compulsive disorder. Journal of Black Psychology, 43 (3), 259–279. doi: 10.1177/0095798416639438

  27. Ching, T. H. W., Williams, M. T., & Siev, J. (2017). Violent obsessions are associated with suicidality in an OCD analogue sample of college students. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, 46(2), 129-140. doi: 10.1080/16506073.2016.1228084

  28. Himle, J. A., Taylor, R. J., Nguyen, A. W., Williams, M. T., Lincoln, K. D., Taylor, H. O., & Chatters, L. M. (2017). Family and friendship networks and obsessive-compulsive disorder among African Americans and Black Caribbeans. The Behavior Therapist, 40(3), 99-105.

  29. Williams, M. T., & Leins, C. (2016). Race-based trauma: The challenge and promise of MDMA-assisted psychotherapy. Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) Bulletin, 26 (1), 32-37. [pdf]

  30. Singh, R., Wetterneck, C. T., Williams, M. T., & Knott, L. E. (2016). The role of shame and symptom severity on quality of life in obsessive-compulsive and related disorders. Journal of Obsessive Compulsive and Related Disorders, 11, 49-55.

  31. Williams, M. T., Debreaux, M., & Jahn, M. (2016). African Americans with obsessive-compulsive disorder: An update. Current Psychiatry Reviews, 12(2), 109-114. doi: 10.2174/1573400512666160602124146

  32. DeLapp, R. C. T., Chapman, L. K., & Williams, M. T. (2016). Psychometric properties of a brief version of the Penn State Worry Questionnaire in African Americans and European Americans. Psychological Assessment, 28(5), 499-508. doi: 10.1037/pas0000208

  33. Tellawi, G., Williams, M. T., & Chasson, G. (2016). Interpersonal hostility and suspicious thinking in obsessive-compulsive disorder. Psychiatry Research, 243, 295-302. doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2016.06.038

  34. Williams, M. T., & Viscusi, J. A. (2016). Hoarding disorder and a systematic review of treatment with cognitive behavioral therapy. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, 45(2), 93-110. doi: 10.1080/16506073.2015.1133697

  35. Miller, A., Williams, M. T., Wetterneck, C. T., Kanter, J., & Tsai, M. (2015). Using functional analytic psychotherapy to improve awareness and connection in racially diverse client-therapist dyads. The Behavior Therapist, 38(6), 150-156.

  36. Williams, M. T., Sawyer, B., Leonard, R. C., Ellsworth, M., Simms, J. V., & Riemann, B. C. (2015). Minority participation in a major residential and intensive outpatient program for obsessive-compulsive disorder. Journal of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders, 5, 67-75. doi: 10.1016/j.jocrd.2015.02.004

  37. Williams, M. T., Capozzoli, M., Buckner, E., & Yusko, D. (2015). Cognitive-behavioral treatment of social anxiety disorder with comorbid schizophrenia. Clinical Case Studies, 14(5), 323-341. doi: 10.1177/1534650114559717

  38. Foa, E. B., Simpson, H. B., Rosenfield, D., Liebowitz, M. R., Cahill, S. P., Huppert, J. D., Bender, J., McLean, C., Maher, M. J., Campeas, R., Hahn, C-G., Imms, P., Pinto, A., Powers, M., Rodrigues, C. I., Van Meter, P. E., Vermes, D., & Williams, M. T. (2015). Six-month outcomes from a randomized trial augmenting serotonin reuptake inhibitors with exposure and ritual prevention or risperidone in adults with obsessive-compulsive disorder. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 76(4), 440-446. doi: 10.4088/JCP.14m09044

  39. DeLapp, R. C. T., & Williams, M. T. (2015). Professional challenges facing African American psychologists: The presence and impact of racial microaggressions. The Behavior Therapist, 38(4), 101-105.

  40. Williams, M. T., Wetterneck, C., Tellawi, G., & Duque, G. (2015). Domains of distress among people with sexual orientation obsessions. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 14 (3), 783-789. doi: 10.1007/s10508-014-0421-0

  41. Glazier, K., Wetterneck, C. T., Singh, S., & Williams, M. T. (2015). Stigma and shame as barriers to treatment in obsessive-compulsive and related disorders. Journal of Depression and Anxiety, 4(3), 191. doi: 10.4191/2167-1044.1000191

  42. Williams, M. T., Davis, D. M., Tellawi, G., & Slimowicz, J. (2015). Assessment and treatment of sexual orientation obsessions in obsessive-compulsive disorder. The Australian Clinical Psychologist, 1 (1), 12-18.

  43. Sawyer, B., Williams, M.T., Chasson, G., Davis, D., & Chapman, L. K. (2015). The Impact of Childhood Family Functioning on Anxious, Depressive, and Obsessive-Compulsive Symptoms in Adulthood among African Americans. Journal of Obsessive-Compulsive & Related Disorders, 4, 8-13. doi: 10.1016/j.jocrd.2014.10.004

  44. Williams, M. T., Davis, D. M., Powers, M., & Weissflog, L. O. (2014). Current Trends in Prescribing Medications for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Best Practices and New Research. Directions in Psychiatry, 34 (4), 247-261.

  45. Williams, M. T., Farris, S. G., Turkheimer, E., Franklin, M. E., Simpson, H. B., Liebowitz, M., & Foa, E. B. (2014). The Impact of Symptom Dimensions on Outcomes for Exposure and Ritual Prevention Therapy for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 28 (6), 553-558. doi: 10.1016/j.janxdis.2014.06.001

  46. Williams, M. T., Slimowicz, J., Tellawi, G., & Wetterneck, C. (2014). Sexual Orientation Symptoms in Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: Assessment and Treatment with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Directions in Psychiatry, 34(1), 37-50.

  47. Williams, M. T., Malcoun, E., Sawyer, B., Davis, D. M., Bahojb-Nouri, L. V., & Leavell Bruce, S. (2014). Cultural Adaptations of Prolonged Exposure Therapy for Treatment and Prevention of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in African Americans. Behavioral Sciences — Special Issue: PTSD and Treatment Considerations, 4(2), 102-124. doi:10.3390/bs4020102

  48. Chapman, L. K., DeLapp, R.C.T., & Williams, M. T. (2013). Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment of Social Anxiety among Ethnic Minority Patients, Part 1: Understanding Differences. Directions in Psychiatry, 33(3), 151-162.

  49. Chapman, L. K., DeLapp, R.C.T., & Williams, M. T. (2013). Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment of Social Anxiety among Ethnic Minority Patients, Part 2: Bridging the Gap in Treatment. Directions in Psychiatry, 33(3), 163-176.

  50. Williams, M. T., Mugno, B., Franklin, M. E., & Faber, S. (2013). Symptom Dimensions in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Phenomenology and Treatment with Exposure and Ritual Prevention. Psychopathology, 46, 365-376. doi: 10.1159/000348582

  51. Simpson, H. B., Foa, E. B., Liebowitz, M. R., Huppert, J. D., Cahill, S., Maher, M. J., McLean, C., Bender, J., Marcus, S., Williams, M. T., Weaver, J., Vermes, D., Van Meter, P. E., Rodriguez, C., Powers, M., Pinto, A., Imms, P., Hahn, C-G., & Campeas, R. (2013). A Randomized Controlled Trial of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy vs Risperidone for Augmenting Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Psychiatry, 70(11), 1190-1199. doi: 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2013.1932

  52. Williams, M. T., Tellawi, G., Wetterneck, C. T., & Chapman, L. K. (2013). Recruitment of Ethnoracial Minorities for Mental Health Research. The Behavior Therapist, 36 (6), 151-156.

  53. Williams, M. T., Wetterneck, C. T., Thibodeau, M., & Duque, G. (2013). Validation of the Yale-Brown Obsessive Compulsive Severity Scale in African Americans with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Psychiatry Research, 209 (2), 214-221. doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2013.04.007

  54. Williams, M. T., Davis, D., Thibodeau, M., & Bach, N. (2013). Psychometric Properties of the Obsessive-Compulsive Inventory Revised in African Americans with and without Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Journal of Obsessive-Compulsive & Related Disorders, 2(4), 399-405. doi: 10.1016/j.jocrd.2013.07.003

  55. Williams, M. T., Beckmann-Mendez, D., & Turkheimer, E. (2013). Cultural Barriers to African American Participation in Anxiety Disorders Research. Journal of the National Medical Association, 105(1), 33-41.

  56. Foa, E. B., Simpson, H. B., Liebowitz, M. R., Powers, M. B., Rosenfield, D., Cahill, S. P., Campeas, R., Franklin, M., Hahn, C-G., Hembree, E. A., Huppert, J. D., Schmidt, A. B., Vermes, M. S., & Williams, M. T. (2013). Six-Month Follow-Up of a Randomized Controlled Trial Augmenting Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor Treatment With Exposure and Ritual Prevention for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 74(5), 464-469. doi: 10.4088/JCP.12m08017

  57. Williams, M. T., Chapman, L. K., Wong, J., & Turkheimer, E. (2012). The Role of Ethnic Identity in Symptoms of Anxiety and Depression in African Americans. Psychiatry Research, 199(1), 31-36. doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2012.03.049

  58. Gillihan, S. J., Williams, M. T., Malcoun, E., Yadin, E., & Foa, E. B. (2012). Common Pitfalls in Exposure and Ritual Prevention (Ex/RP) for OCD. Journal of Obsessive-Compulsive & Related Disorders, 1(4), 251-257. doi: 10.1016/j.jocrd.2012.05.002

  59. Williams, M.T., Elstein, J., Buckner, E., Abelson, J., & Himle, J. (2012). Symptom Dimensions in Two Samples of African Americans with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Journal of Obsessive-Compulsive & Related Disorders, 1(3), 145-152. doi: 10.1016/j.jocrd.2012.03.004

  60. Mendoza, D. B., Williams, M. T., Chapman, L. K., & Powers, M. (2012). Minority Inclusion in Randomized Clinical Trials of Panic Disorder. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 26(5), 574-582. doi:10.1016/j.janxdis.2012.02.011

  61. Williams, M. T., Domanico, J., Marques, L., Leblanc, N., & Turkheimer, E. (2012). Barriers to Treatment Among African Americans with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 26(1), 555-563. doi: 10.1016/j.janxdis.2012.02.009

  62. Jayawickreme, N., Yasinski, C., Williams, M., & Foa, E. B. (2012). Gender-Specific Associations Between Trauma Cognitions, Alcohol Cravings, and Alcohol-Related Consequences in Individuals with Comorbid PTSD and Alcohol Dependence. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 26(1), 13-19. doi: 10.1037/a0023363

  63. Williams, M. T., Proetto, D., Casiano, D., & Franklin, M. E. (2012). Recruitment of a Hidden Population: African Americans with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Contemporary Clinical Trials, 33(1), 67-75.

  64. Wetterneck, C., Little, T., Rinehart, K., Cervantes, M. E., Hyde, E., & Williams, M. T. (2012). Latinos with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Mental Healthcare Utilization and Inclusion in Clinical Trials. Journal of Obsessive-Compulsive & Related Disorders, 1(2), 85-97.

  65. Williams, M., Jayawickreme, N., Sposato, R., & Foa, E. B. (2012). Race-Specific Associations Between Trauma Cognitions and Symptoms of Alcohol Dependence in Individuals with Comorbid PTSD and Alcohol Dependence. Addictive Behaviors, 37(1), 47-52. doi: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2011.08.008

  66. Williams, M. T., Abramowitz, J. S., & Olatunji, B. O. (2012). The Relationship between Contamination Cognitions, Anxiety, and Disgust in Two Ethnic Groups. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 43, 632-637. doi: 10.1016/j.jbtep.2011.09.003

  67. Williams, M. T., Farris, S. G., Turkheimer, E., Pinto, A., Ozanick, K., Franklin, M. E., Simpson, H. B., Liebowitz, M., & Foa, E. B. (2011). Myth of the Pure Obsessional Type in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Depression & Anxiety, 28, 6, 495-500.

  68. Williams, M. T., Crozier, M., & Powers, M. B. (2011). Treatment of Sexual Orientation Obsessions in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder using Exposure and Ritual Prevention. Clinical Case Studies, 10, 53-66.

  69. Williams, M. T., & Farris, S. G. (2011). Sexual Orientation Obsessions in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Prevalence and Correlates. Psychiatry Research, 187, 156-159.

  70. Williams, M., Powers, M., Yun, Y. G., & Foa, E. B. (2010). Minority Representation in Randomized Controlled Trials for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 24, 171-177.

  71. Foa, E., & Williams, M. T. (2010). Methodology of a Randomized Double-Blind Clinical Trial for Comorbid Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Alcohol Dependence. Mental Health and Substance Abuse: Dual Diagnosis, 3(2), 131-147.

  72. Williams, M. T., Turkheimer, E., Magee, E., & Guterbock, T. (2008). The Effects of Race and Racial Priming on Self-Report of Contamination Anxiety. Personality and Individual Differences, 44(3), 744-755.

  73. Williams, M. T., & Turkheimer, E. (2007). Identification and Explanation of Racial Differences in Contamination Anxiety. Behavior Research and Therapy, 45, 3041-3050.

  74. Williams, M. T., & Bonner, L. (2006). Sex Education Attitudes and Outcomes Among North American Women. Adolescence, 41(161), 1-14.

  75. Williams, M. T., Turkheimer, E., Schmidt, K., & Oltmanns, T. (2005). Ethnic Identification Biases Responses to the Padua Inventory for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Assessment, 12 (2), 174-185.

Editorials and Commentaries

  1. Luxon, A. M., Chasson, G. S., Williams, M. T., & Galupo, M. P. (2017). What about the anxiety? Monitor on Psychology, 48(50), 10.

  2. Wolitzky-Taylor, K., Williams, M., Moreland, A., & LeBeau, R. (2017). Introduction to the Special Issue on Diversity and Inclusion. The Behavior Therapist, 40(3), 72.

  3. Williams, M. T., & Ching, T. H. W. (2016). Transgender anxiety, cultural issues, and cannabis in obsessive-compulsive disorder. AACE Clinical Case Reports, 2(3), e276-e277. doi: 10.4158/ep161356.co

  4. Williams, M. T., & Mier-Chairez, J. (2016). Editorial: Differences in psychopathology across ethnicity and culture. Current Psychiatry Reviews, 12(2), 106-108. doi: 10.2174/157340051202160810111828

Selected Chapters in Edited Volumes

  1. Williams, M. T., George, J., & Pritnz, D. (in press). Behavioral health service delivery with African Americans. In L. Benuto et al., (Eds.), Handbook for Cultural Factors in Behavioral Health: A Guide for the Helping Professional. Springer.

  2. Williams, M. T. & Kanter, J. W. (in press). Promoting diversity and inclusion on college campuses. In M.T. Williams, D. C. Rosen, & J. W. Kanter (Eds.), Eliminating Race-Based Mental Health Disparities. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Books.

  3. Williams, M. T. (in press). Cultural Competence 101: Teaching about race and racism. In M. T. Williams, D. C. Rosen, & J. W. Kanter (Eds.), Eliminating Race-Based Mental Health Disparities. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Books.

  4. Graham, J., Williams, M. T., & Rosen, D. C. (in press). Culturally responsive assessment and diagnosis for clients of color. In M. T. Williams, D. C. Rosen, & J. W. Kanter (Eds.), Eliminating Race-Based Mental Health Disparities. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Books.

  5. Chapman, L. K., DeLapp, R., & Williams, M. T. (2018). Impact of race, ethnicity, and culture on the expression and assessment of psychopathology. In D. C. Beidel, B. C. Frueh, & M. Hersen (Eds.), Adult Psychopathology and Diagnosis, 8e. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. ISBN: 978-1-119-38360-4

  6. Williams, M. T., Pena, A., & Mier-Chairez, J. (2017). Tools for assessing racism-related stress and trauma among Latinos. In L. T. Benuto (Ed.), Toolkit for Counseling Spanish-Speaking Clients. Springer. ISBN: 978-3-319-64880-4. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-64880-4_4

  7. Williams, M. T., Mier-Chairez, J., & Pena, A. (2017). Tools for treating obsessive compulsive disorder among Latinos. In L. T. Benuto (Ed.), Toolkit for Counseling Spanish-Speaking Clients. Springer. ISBN: 978-3-319-64880-4. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-64880-4_7

  8. Williams, M. T. & Ching, T. (2017). Obsessive-compulsive disorder in ethnoracial minorities: Symptoms, barriers to care, and cultural considerations for treatment. In C. Pittenger (Ed.), Obsessive-compulsive Disorder: Phenomenology, Pathophysiology, and Treatment. Oxford University Press. ISBN: 9780190228163

  9. Sawyer, B. A., Debreaux, M., & Williams, M. T. (2017). Discrimination’s impact on children. Heinemann Digital Campus Reference Library. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

  10. Williams, M. T., Chapman, L. K., Simms, J. V., & Tellawi, G. (2017). Cross-cultural phenomenology of obsessive-compulsive disorder. In J. Abramowitz, D. McKay, & E. Storch (Eds.), The Wiley Handbook of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders (p. 56-74). Wiley. ISBN: 978-1-118-88964-0

  11. Williams, M. T., Sawyer, B., Ellsworth, M., Singh, R., & Tellawi, G. (2017). Obsessive-compulsive and related disorders in ethnoracial minorities: Attitudes, stigma, and barriers to treatment. In J. Abramowitz, D. McKay, & E. Storch (Eds.), The Wiley Handbook of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders, (p. 847-872). Wiley. ISBN: 978-1-118-88964-0

  12. Sawyer, B., DeLapp, R. C. T., & Williams, M. T. (2016). Community Violence Exposure, Racial Discrimination, and Barriers to Treatment: Implications for African American Males in Counseling. In W. Ross (Ed.), Counseling African American Males: Effective Therapeutic Interventions and Approaches. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

  13. DeLapp, R. C. T., Williams, M.T., Davis, D. M., & Sawyer, B. (2016). Anxiety and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. In A. Breland-Noble, C. S. Al-Mateen, & N. N. Singh (Eds.), Handbook of Mental Health in African American Youth. Springer. ISBN: 978-3-319-25501-9.

  14. Sawyer, B., Williams, M.T., DeLapp, R. C. T., & Davis, D. M. (2016). Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. In A. Breland-Noble, C. S. Al-Mateen, & N. N. Singh (Eds.), Handbook of Mental Health in African American Youth. Springer. ISBN: 978-3-319-25501-9.

  15. Williams, M. T., Chapman, L. K., Buckner, E., & Durrett, E. (2016). Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. In A. Breland-Noble, C. S. Al-Mateen, & N. N. Singh (Eds.), Handbook of Mental Health in African American Youth. Springer. ISBN: 978-3-319-25501-9.

  16. Wetterneck, C. T., Williams, M. T., Tellawi, G., & Bruce, S. (2016). Treatment of suicide obsessions in obsessive-compulsive disorder with comorbid major depressive disorder. In E. Storch & A. Lewin (Eds.), Clinical Handbook of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders: A Case-Based Approach to Treating Pediatric and Adult Populations (pp. 431-445). Springer. ISBN: 978-3-319-17138-8.

  17. Williams, M. T., Chasson, G. S., & Davis, D. M. (2015). Anxiety and Affect in Racially Unmatched Dyads During Evaluation and Assessment. In A. M. Columbus (Ed.), Advances in Psychology Research. Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers. ISBN: 978-1-63482-460-6.

  18. Williams, M. T., & Steever, A. (2015). Cultural manifestations of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. In C. W. Lack (Ed.), Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Etiology, Phenomenology, and Treatment, United Kingdom: Onus Books. ISBN: 978-0-9926000-5-1.

  19. Malcoun, E., Williams, M. T., & Bahojb-Nouri, L. V. (2015). Assessment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in African Americans. In L. T. Benuto & B. D. Leany (Eds.), Guide to Psychological Assessment with African Americans(pp. 163-182). New York, NY: Springer. ISBN: 978-1-4939-1003-8.

  20. Williams, M. T., Wetterneck, C., & Sawyer, B. (2015). Assessment of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in African Americans. In L. T. Benuto & B. D. Leany (Eds.), Guide to Psychological Assessment with African Americans (pp. 145-161). New York, NY: Springer. ISBN: 978-1-4939-1003-8.

  21. Chapman, L.K., DeLapp, R.C.T., & Williams, M.T. (2014). Impact of Race, Ethnicity, and Culture on the Expression and Assessment of Psychopathology. In D.C. Beidel, B.C. Frueh, & M. Hersen (Eds.), Adult Psychopathology and Diagnosis, 7e(pp. 131-162). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. ISBN: 978-1-118-65708-9.

  22. Terwilliger, J. M., Bach, N., Bryan, C., & Williams, M. T. (2013). Multicultural versus Colorblind Ideology: Implications for Mental Health and Counseling. In A. Di Fabio (Ed.), Psychology of Counseling (pp. 111-122). Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers. ISBN-13: 978-1-62618-410-7.

  23. Davis, D., Steever, A., Terwilliger, J. M., & Williams, M. T. (2012). The Relationship between the Culture-Bound Syndrome Koro and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. In G. R. Hayes & M. H. Bryant (Eds.) Psychology of Culture (pp. 213-221). Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers. ISBN-13: 978-1-62257-274-8.

  24. Williams, M. T., Gooden, A. M., & Davis, D. (2012). African Americans, European Americans, and Pathological Stereotypes: An African-Centered Perspective. In G. R. Hayes & M. H. Bryant (Eds.), Psychology of Culture (pp. 25-46). Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers. ISBN-13: 978-1-62257-274-8.

  25. Williams, M., Powers, M., & Foa, E. (2012). Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Chapter 13. In P. Sturmey & M. Hersen (Eds.), Handbook of Evidence-Based Practice in Clinical Psychology, Vol. 2 (pp. 313-335). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. ISBN-10: 0470335440.

  26. Williams, M., Cahill, S., & Foa, E. (2010). Psychotherapy for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. In D. Stein, E. Hollander, & B. Rothbaum (Eds.), Textbook of Anxiety Disorders, Second Edition, American Psychiatric Publishing. ISBN-10: 1585622540.

  27. Williams, M. (2008). Homosexuality Anxiety: A Misunderstood Form of OCD. In L. V. Sebeki (Ed.), Leading-Edge Health Education Issues, Nova Publishers. ISBN-10: 1600218741.

  28. Williams, M. T., & Turkheimer, E. (2008). The Effects of Interviewer Race on Anxiety in African Americans. In L. V. Sebeki (Ed.), Leading-Edge Health Education Issues, Nova Publishers. ISBN-10: 1600218741.

Selected Scientific Reports

  1. Rodriguez, C. I., Bloch, M., Sachs, R., & Williams, M. T. (2015, June). Practice Guidelines: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Anxiety and Depression Association of America.

  2. Williams, M., Bruce, S. L., Combs, J., & Alvey, H. (2014, November). Satisfaction with a Six-Week Intervention for At-Risk Juveniles: The Gentleman's Academy Program. Report for the Louisville Metro Police Department and Greater Louisville Inc., Center for Mental Health Disparities, University of Louisville. doi: 10.13140/RG.2.1.2375.3845

  3. Williams, M., Saathoff, G.B., Guterbock, T., MacIntosh A., & Bebel, R. (2005, June). Community Shielding in the National Capital Region: A Survey of Citizen Response to Potential Critical Incidents. Prepared at the Center for Survey Research, University of Virginia, for the US Department of Homeland Security. doi: 10.13140/RG.2.1.3423.9600

Selected Books

  1. Williams, M. T., Rosen, D. C., & Kanter, J. W. (under contract). Eliminating Race-Based Mental Health Disparities: Using Contextual Behavioral Science to Achieve Equity and Excellence Across Settings and Communities. New Harbinger Books.

  2. Williams, M. T. (under contract). Managing Microaggressions: Addressing Everyday Racism in Therapeutic Spaces. Oxford University Press.

  3. Williams, M. T. & Wetterneck, C. T. (in press). Sexual Obsessions in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: The definitive step-by-step guide for understanding, diagnosing, and effectively treating OCD. Oxford University Press.

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