Affective and Biological Underpinnings of Substance Use and Anxiety

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

**Borges, A.M., Versella, M.V., Kibbey, M.M, and Leyro, T.M. (2021). The interactive effect of anxiety sensitivity and negative smoking cessation cognitions on reductions in cigarette consumption during acute cessation. Addictive Behaviors, 117.

Leyro, T.M., Versella, M.V., Yang, M., Brinkman, H.R., Hoyt, D.L., Lehrer, P. (2021). Respiratory therapy for the treatment of anxiety: Meta-analytic review and regression. Clinical Psychology Review, 84.

**Brush, C. J., Olson, R. L., Ehmann, P. J., Bocchine, A. J., Bates, M. E., Buckman, J. F., Leyro, T. M., & Alderman, B. L. (in press). Lower resting cardiac autonomic balance in young adults with current major depression. Psychophysiology.

**Borges, A. B., Leyro, T. M., Rosen, R., Zvolensky, M. J., & Farris, S. G. (in press). Negative urgency and ad-libitum smoking topography. Drug and Alcohol Dependence.

**Yang, M-J., **Borges, A., & Leyro, T. M. (in press). The sequential indirect effect of negative urgency on alcohol problems through distress intolerance and drinking motives. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction.

**Eckland, N. S., Leyro, T. M., Mendes, W. B., Thompson, R. J. (in press). The Role of Physiology and Voice in Emotion Perception during Social Stress. Journal of Nonverbal Behavior.

Leyro, T. M., Buckman, J. F., & Bates, M. E. (2019). Theoretical implications and clinical support for heart rate variability biofeedback for substance use disorders. Current Opinion in Psychology, 30, 92-97.

**Versella, M. & Leyro, T.M. (2019). Electronic cigarettes and nicotine harm-reduction. Current Opinion in Psychology, 30, 29-34.

**Borges, A.M., Selby, E., Bates, M., Zvolensky, M., & Leyro, T.M. (2019). Examining the relation between physiological and psychological components of stress reactivity and recovery in cigarette smokers. Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, 44, 131-141.

**Versella, M., **Borges, A., *Lin, C., & Leyro, T.M. (2019). Co-Use of Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems and Combustible Cigarettes, and their association with Internalizing Pathology and Vulnerabilities. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 43, 114-120.

Farris, S. G., Aston, E. R., Leyro, T. M., Brown, L. A., & Zvolensky, M. J. (2019). Distress intolerance and smoking topography in the context of a biological challenge. Nicotine & Tobacco Research, 21, 568-575.

**Eckland, N. S., Leyro, T. M., Mendes, W. B., Thompson, R. J. (2018). A multi-
method investigation of the association between emotional clarity and empathy. Emotion 18, 638-645.

**Yang, M-J, Zvolensky, Mj. J., & Leyro, T. M. (2017). The indirect effect
of panic disorder on smoking cognitions via difficulties in emotion regulation. Addictive Behaviors, 72, 126-132.

Leyro, T. M., & Zvolensky, M. J. (2016). Nicotine withdrawal severity moderates the relation between panic disorder status and physiological stress reactivity. Biological Psychology, 118, 70.

**Farris, S. G., Leyro, T. M., Allan, N. P., Øverup, C. S., Schmidt, N. B., & Zvolensky, M. J. (2016). Distress intolerance during smoking cessation treatment. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 85, 33-42.

*Manikandan, S., Nillni, Y. I., Zvolensky, M. J., Rohan, K. J., Carkeek, K. R., & Leyro, T. M. (2016). The role of emotion regulation in the experience of menstrual symptoms and perceived control over anxiety-related events across the menstrual cycle. Archives of Women's Mental Health, 19(6), 1109-1117.

Leyro, T. M., Crew, E. E., Bryson, S. W., Lembke, A., Bailey, S. R., Prochaska, J. J., ... & Hall, S. M. (2016). Retrospective analysis of changing characteristics of treatment-seeking smokers: implications for further reducing smoking prevalence. BMJ open, 6(6), e010960.

**Yang, M. J., Leyro, T. M., Moshier, S., Szuhany, K., & Otto, M. W. (2015). The moderating role of negative urgency in the relation between distress intolerance and alcohol drinking motives. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 156, e242.

**Farris, S. G., Zvolensky, M. J., Otto, M. W., & Leyro, T. M. (2015). The role of distress intolerance for panic and nicotine withdrawal symptoms during a biological challenge. Journal of Psychopharmacology. 29, 783-791.

Leyro, T. M., Hendricks, P. S., Hendricks, Hall, S. M. (2015). If at first you don’t succeed: Characterization of smokers with late smoking abstinence onset. Addictive Behaviors, 45, 34-38.

Leyro, T. M., Vujanovic, A. A., Bonn-Miller, M. O. (2015). Examining associations between
cognitive-affective vulnerability and HIV symptom severity, perceived barriers to treatment adherence, and viral load among HIV-positive adults. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 22, 139-148.

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