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Cheryl Carmin


University of Illinois at Chicago
Department of Psychiatry
912 S. Wood Street, (M/C 913)
Chicago, IL 60612

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Peasley-Miklus, C, Massie, E., Baslett, G., Carmin, C. (2005). Treating obsessive-compulsive disorder and schizophrenia: The case of Sam. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 12, 379-383.

Taylor, S., Abramowitz, J.S., McKay, D., Calamari, J.E., Sookman, D., Kyrios, M., Wilhelm, S., & Carmin, C. (2006). Do dysfunctional beliefs play a role in all types of obsessive compulsive behavior? Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 20, 85-97.

Fava, M., Alpert, J.E., Carmin, C.N., Wisniewski, S.R., Trevedi, M.H., Biggs, M.M., Shores-Wilson, K., Balasubramani, G.K., & Rush, A.J. (2006). What clinical and symptom features and comorbid disorders characterize outpatients with anxious major depressive disorder: A replication and extension. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 51(13), 823-835.

Mohlman, J., Carmin, C.N., & Price, R. (2007). Jumping to interpretations: Social anxiety disorder and the interpretation of emotional facial expressions. Behaviour Research & Therapy, 45(3), 591-599.

Fava, M., Rush, A.J., Alpert, J.E., Balasubramani, G.K., Wisniewski, S.R., Carmin, C.N., Biggs, M.M., Zisook, S., Leuchter, A., Howland, R., Warden, D., Trivedi, M.H. (2008). Differences in treatment outcome in outpatients with anxious vs. non-anxious depression: A STAR*D Report. American Journal of Psychiatry, 163 (3), 342-351

Marker, C.D., Carmin, C.N., & Ownby, R.L. (2008). Confirmatory factor analysis of the Cardiac Anxiety Questionnaire. Depression and Anxiety, 25, 824-831.

Carmin, C.N., Ownby, R.L., Wiegartz, P.S., & Kondos, G.T. (2008). Women and non-cardiac chest pain: Gender differences related to symptom presentation. Archives of Women’s Mental Health, 11(4), 287-293.

Carmin, C.N. (2009). Gender difference and symptom presentation in non-cardiac chest pain. The Female Patient, 34(10), 40-42.

Carmin, C.N. (2009). OCD Demystified. NY: Da Capo Books.

Taylor, S., Coles, M.E., Abramowitz, J.S., Wu, K.D., Olatunji, B.O., Timpano, K.R., McKay, D., Kim, S.K., Carmin, C.N., Tolin, D.F. (in press). How are dysfunctional beliefs related to OCD symptoms? Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy.


Cheryl Carmin, PhD

Professor of Clinical Psychology in Psychiatry
Director, Cognitive Behavior Therapy Program and the Stress & Anxiety Disorders Clinic

Dr. Carmin is the director of both the Cognitive Behavior Therapy Program and the Stress & Anxiety Disorders Clinic.  Dr. Carmin’s clinical and research interests focus on the etiology and treatment of anxiety disorders with a particular emphasis on the relationship between anxiety and coronary heart disease, the role of cognitions in OCD, and the psychophysiology of social anxiety. Her research has been supported by NIMH as well as by other sources. Dr. Carmin has published numerous articles and book chapters and presents regularly at national and international meetings.  She has served on Expert Consensus Panels and participated in an international working group studying the relationship between anxiety disorders and cognition. She was also selected to be a Beck Scholar, an honor bestowed on a handful of scientist clinicians working in the area of cognitive therapy and underscores her expertise in this area. She has trained mental health professionals at the local and national level in the areas of CBT and anxiety disorders treatment.

cognitive behavioral treatment of anxiety disorders, cognitions related to OCD, psychophysiology of social anxiety disorder, relationship between anxiety and coronary heart disease, dissemination of evidence based treatment


Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies; Anxiety Disorders Association of America, International Obsessive Compulsive Foundation

Program of Excellence in Scientifically Validated Behavioral Treatments – Anxiety Training for Psychiatry and Psychology




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    Neuropsychiatric Insitute
    912 S. Wood Steet, Chicago, IL 60612
  2. UIC Hospital
    1740 W Taylor St, Chicago, IL 60612
  3. Institute for Juvenile Research
    1747 W. Roosevelt Rd, Chicago, IL 60608
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    1601 W. Taylor St.Chicago, IL 60612

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