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Mark D Litt PhD

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InstitutionUConn Health Center
DepartmentOral Health and Diagnostic Sciences
AddressMC 3910
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263 Farmington Avenue
Phone860-679-4680
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    InstitutionUConn Health Center
    DepartmentPsychiatry


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    1. Litt MD, Kadden RM, Tennen H, Kabela-Cormier E. Network Support II: Randomized controlled trial of Network Support treatment and cognitive behavioral therapy for alcohol use disorder. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2016 Aug 1; 165:203-12. PMID: 27354234.
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    2. Litt MD, Tennen H. What are the most effective coping strategies for managing chronic pain? Pain Manag. 2015 Nov; 5(6):403-6. PMID: 26399377.
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    3. Orenstein NP, Bidra AS, Agar JR, Taylor TD, Uribe F, Litt MD, Little MD. Changes in Lower Facial Height and Facial Esthetics with Incremental Increases in Occlusal Vertical Dimension in Dentate Subjects. Int J Prosthodont. 2015 Jul-Aug; 28(4):363-70. PMID: 26218018.
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    4. Litt MD, Kadden RM. Willpower versus "skillpower": Examining how self-efficacy works in treatment for marijuana dependence. Psychol Addict Behav. 2015 Sep; 29(3):532-40. PMID: 25938628; PMCID: PMC4587351.
    5. Oncken CA, Litt MD, McLaughlin LD, Burki NA. Nicotine concentrations with electronic cigarette use: effects of sex and flavor. Nicotine Tob Res. 2015 Apr; 17(4):473-8. PMID: 25762758.
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    6. Cooney NL, Litt MD, Sevarino KA, Levy L, Kranitz LS, Sackler H, Cooney JL. Concurrent alcohol and tobacco treatment: Effect on daily process measures of alcohol relapse risk. J Consult Clin Psychol. 2015 Apr; 83(2):346-58. PMID: 25622198; PMCID: PMC4380705 [Available on 04/01/16].
    7. Litt MD, Kadden RM, Tennen H. Network Support treatment for alcohol dependence: gender differences in treatment mechanisms and outcomes. Addict Behav. 2015 Jun; 45:87-92. PMID: 25647447; PMCID: PMC4374024 [Available on 06/01/16].
    8. Andrade LF, Barry D, Litt MD, Petry NM. Maintaining high activity levels in sedentary adults with a reinforcement-thinning schedule. J Appl Behav Anal. 2014; 47(3):523-36. PMID: 25041789.
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    9. Avery N, Kenny AM, Kleppinger A, Brindisi J, Litt MD, Oncken CA. Effects of varenicline, nicotine or placebo on depressive symptoms in postmenopausal smokers. Am J Addict. 2014 Sep-Oct; 23(5):459-65. PMID: 24628943.
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    10. Kaminer Y, Burleson JA, Burke R, Litt MD. The efficacy of contingency management for adolescent cannabis use disorder: a controlled study. Subst Abus. 2014; 35(4):391-8. PMID: 25010430.
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    11. Litt MD, Porto FB. Determinants of pain treatment response and nonresponse: identification of TMD patient subgroups. J Pain. 2013 Nov; 14(11):1502-13. PMID: 24094979; PMCID: PMC3818312.
    12. Oncken C, Arias AJ, Feinn R, Litt M, Covault J, Sofuoglu M, Kranzler HR. Topiramate for smoking cessation: a randomized, placebo-controlled pilot study. Nicotine Tob Res. 2014 Mar; 16(3):288-96. PMID: 24057996; PMCID: PMC3920334.
    13. Litt MD, Kadden RM, Petry NM. Behavioral treatment for marijuana dependence: randomized trial of contingency management and self-efficacy enhancement. Addict Behav. 2013 Mar; 38(3):1764-75. PMID: 23254227; PMCID: PMC3558664.
    14. Friedmann PD, Green TC, Taxman FS, Harrington M, Rhodes AG, Katz E, O'Connell D, Martin SS, Frisman LK, Litt M, Burdon W, Clarke JG, Fletcher BW. Collaborative behavioral management among parolees: drug use, crime and re-arrest in the Step'n Out randomized trial. Addiction. 2012 Jun; 107(6):1099-108. PMID: 22175445; PMCID: PMC3321077.
    15. Litt MD, Kadden RM, Tennen H. The nature of coping in treatment for marijuana dependence: latent structure and validation of the Coping Strategies Scale. Psychol Addict Behav. 2012 Dec; 26(4):791-800. PMID: 22082345; PMCID: PMC3345321.
    16. Holt LJ, Litt MD, Cooney NL. Prospective analysis of early lapse to drinking and smoking among individuals in concurrent alcohol and tobacco treatment. Psychol Addict Behav. 2012 Sep; 26(3):561-72. PMID: 22023022; PMCID: PMC3336035.
    17. Kadden RM, Litt MD. The role of self-efficacy in the treatment of substance use disorders. Addict Behav. 2011 Dec; 36(12):1120-6. PMID: 21849232; PMCID: PMC3179802.
    18. Litt MD. Mediation in the development of early childhood caries. J Public Health Dent. 2011; 71 Suppl 1:S47-8. PMID: 21656951.
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    19. Naylor EV, Antonuccio DO, Litt M, Johnson GE, Spogen DR, Williams R, McCarthy C, Lu MM, Fiore DC, Higgins DL. Bibliotherapy as a treatment for depression in primary care. J Clin Psychol Med Settings. 2010 Sep; 17(3):258-71. PMID: 20803165.
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    20. Kleppinger A, Litt MD, Kenny AM, Oncken CA. Effects of smoking cessation on body composition in postmenopausal women. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2010 Sep; 19(9):1651-7. PMID: 20718625; PMCID: PMC2965692.
    21. Litt MD, Shafer DM, Kreutzer DL. Brief cognitive-behavioral treatment for TMD pain: long-term outcomes and moderators of treatment. Pain. 2010 Oct; 151(1):110-6. PMID: 20655662; PMCID: PMC2939176.
    22. Litt MD, Kadden RM, Kabela-Cormier E. Individualized assessment and treatment program for alcohol dependence: results of an initial study to train coping skills. Addiction. 2009 Nov; 104(11):1837-8. PMID: 19712124; PMCID: PMC2763044.
    23. Kadden RM, Litt MD, Kabela-Cormier E, Petry NM. Increased drinking in a trial of treatments for marijuana dependence: substance substitution? Drug Alcohol Depend. 2009 Nov 1; 105(1-2):168-71. PMID: 19608353; PMCID: PMC2743769.
    24. Litt MD, Shafer DM, Ibanez CR, Kreutzer DL, Tawfik-Yonkers Z. Momentary pain and coping in temporomandibular disorder pain: exploring mechanisms of cognitive behavioral treatment for chronic pain. Pain. 2009 Sep; 145(1-2):160-8. PMID: 19553018; PMCID: PMC2735598.
    25. Cooney NL, Cooney JL, Perry BL, Carbone M, Cohen EH, Steinberg HR, Pilkey DT, Sevarino K, Oncken CA, Litt MD. Smoking cessation during alcohol treatment: a randomized trial of combination nicotine patch plus nicotine gum. Addiction. 2009 Sep; 104(9):1588-96. PMID: 19549054; PMCID: PMC2753831.
    26. Litt MD, Kadden RM, Kabela-Cormier E, Petry NM. Changing network support for drinking: network support project 2-year follow-up. J Consult Clin Psychol. 2009 Apr; 77(2):229-42. PMID: 19309183; PMCID: PMC2661035.
    27. Seacat JD, Litt MD, Daniels AS. Dental students treating patients living with HIV/AIDS: the influence of attitudes and HIV knowledge. J Dent Educ. 2009 Apr; 73(4):437-44. PMID: 19339430.
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    28. Litt MD, Kadden RM, Kabela-Cormier E, Petry NM. Coping skills training and contingency management treatments for marijuana dependence: exploring mechanisms of behavior change. Addiction. 2008 Apr; 103(4):638-48. PMID: 18339108; PMCID: PMC2697818.
    29. Cooney NL, Litt MD, Cooney JL, Pilkey DT, Steinberg HR, Oncken CA. Concurrent brief versus intensive smoking intervention during alcohol dependence treatment. Psychol Addict Behav. 2007 Dec; 21(4):570-5. PMID: 18072840; PMCID: PMC2702144.
    30. Cooney NL, Litt MD, Cooney JL, Pilkey DT, Steinberg HR, Oncken CA. Alcohol and tobacco cessation in alcohol-dependent smokers: analysis of real-time reports. Psychol Addict Behav. 2007 Sep; 21(3):277-86. PMID: 17874878; PMCID: PMC2702146.
    31. Petry NM, Litt MD, Kadden R, Ledgerwood DM. Do coping skills mediate the relationship between cognitive-behavioral therapy and reductions in gambling in pathological gamblers? Addiction. 2007 Aug; 102(8):1280-91. PMID: 17624978.
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    32. Litt MD, Kadden RM, Kabela-Cormier E, Petry N. Changing network support for drinking: initial findings from the network support project. J Consult Clin Psychol. 2007 Aug; 75(4):542-55. PMID: 17663609.
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    33. Kadden RM, Litt MD, Kabela-Cormier E, Petry NM. Abstinence rates following behavioral treatments for marijuana dependence. Addict Behav. 2007 Jun; 32(6):1220-36. PMID: 16996224; PMCID: PMC1903379.
    34. Gavin M, Litt M, Khan A, Onyiuke H, Kozol R. A prospective, randomized trial of cognitive intervention for postoperative pain. Am Surg. 2006 May; 72(5):414-8. PMID: 16719196.
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    35. Unson CG, Litt M, Reisine S, Mahoney-Trella P, Sheperd T, Prestwood K. Adherence to calcium/vitamin D and estrogen protocols among diverse older participants enrolled in a clinical trial. Contemp Clin Trials. 2006 Jun; 27(3):215-26. PMID: 16581307.
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    36. Kaminer Y, Litt MD, Burke RH, Burleson JA. An interactive voice response (IVR) system for adolescents with alcohol use disorders: a pilot study. Am J Addict. 2006; 15 Suppl 1:122-5. PMID: 17182427.
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    37. Litt MD, Kadden RM, Stephens RS. Coping and self-efficacy in marijuana treatment: results from the marijuana treatment project. J Consult Clin Psychol. 2005 Dec; 73(6):1015-25. PMID: 16392975.
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    38. Litt MD, Shafer D, Napolitano C. Momentary mood and coping processes in TMD pain. Health Psychol. 2004 Jul; 23(4):354-62. PMID: 15264971.
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    39. Kadden RM, Litt MD. Searching for treatment outcome measures for use across trials. J Stud Alcohol. 2004 Jan; 65(1):145-52. PMID: 15000515.
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    40. Onyirimba F, Apter A, Reisine S, Litt M, McCusker C, Connors M, ZuWallack R. Direct clinician-to-patient feedback discussion of inhaled steroid use: its effect on adherence. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2003 Apr; 90(4):411-5. PMID: 12722963.
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    41. Litt MD, Kadden RM, Cooney NL, Kabela E. Coping skills and treatment outcomes in cognitive-behavioral and interactional group therapy for alcoholism. J Consult Clin Psychol. 2003 Feb; 71(1):118-28. PMID: 12602432.
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    42. Cooney NL, Litt MD, Cooney JL. In vivo assessment of the effects of smoking cessation in alcoholic smokers. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2002 Dec; 26(12):1952-3. PMID: 12500133.
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    43. Fortinsky RH, Bohannon RW, Litt MD, Tennen H, Maljanian R, Fifield J, Garcia RI, Kenyon L. Rehabilitation therapy self-efficacy and functional recovery after hip fracture. Int J Rehabil Res. 2002 Sep; 25(3):241-6. PMID: 12352179.
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    44. Miller LJ, Fischer KA, Goralnick SJ, Litt M, Burleson JA, Albertsen P, Kreutzer DL. Nerve growth factor and chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome. Urology. 2002 Apr; 59(4):603-8. PMID: 11927336.
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    45. Litt MD, Kleppinger A, Judge JO. Initiation and maintenance of exercise behavior in older women: predictors from the social learning model. J Behav Med. 2002 Feb; 25(1):83-97. PMID: 11845560.
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    46. Miller LJ, Fischer KA, Goralnick SJ, Litt M, Burleson JA, Albertsen P, Kreutzer DL. Interleukin-10 levels in seminal plasma: implications for chronic prostatitis-chronic pelvic pain syndrome. J Urol. 2002 Feb; 167(2 Pt 1):753-6. PMID: 11792966.
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    47. Cherniack M, Dillon C, Erdil M, Ferguson S, Kaplan J, Krompinger J, Litt M, Murphy M. Clinical and psychological correlates of lumbar motion abnormalities in low back disorders. Spine J. 2001 Jul-Aug; 1(4):290-8. PMID: 14588334.
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    48. Kadden RM, Litt MD, Cooney NL, Kabela E, Getter H. Prospective matching of alcoholic clients to cognitive-behavioral or interactional group therapy. J Stud Alcohol. 2001 May; 62(3):359-69. PMID: 11414346.
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    49. Litt MD, Cooney NL, Morse P. Reactivity to alcohol-related stimuli in the laboratory and in the field: predictors of craving in treated alcoholics. Addiction. 2000 Jun; 95(6):889-900. PMID: 10946438.
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    50. Litt MD, Kalinowski L, Shafer D. A dental fears typology of oral surgery patients: matching patients to anxiety interventions. Health Psychol. 1999 Nov; 18(6):614-24. PMID: 10619535.
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    51. Litt MD, Cooney NL. Inducing craving for alcohol in the laboratory. Alcohol Res Health. 1999; 23(3):174-8. PMID: 10890812.
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    52. Taylor TD, Hayflick SJ, McKinnon W, Guttmacher AE, Hovnanian A, Litt M, Zonana J. Confirmation of linkage of Clouston syndrome (hidrotic ectodermal dysplasia) to 13q11-q12.1 with evidence for multiple independent mutations. J Invest Dermatol. 1998 Jul; 111(1):83-5. PMID: 9665391.
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    53. Litt MD, Cooney NL, Morse P. Ecological momentary assessment (EMA) with treated alcoholics: methodological problems and potential solutions. Health Psychol. 1998 Jan; 17(1):48-52. PMID: 9459069.
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    54. Weinstein MR, Litt M, Kertesz DA, Wyper P, Rose D, Coulter M, McGeer A, Facklam R, Ostach C, Willey BM, Borczyk A, Low DE. Invasive infections due to a fish pathogen, Streptococcus iniae. S. iniae Study Group. N Engl J Med. 1997 Aug 28; 337(9):589-94. PMID: 9271480.
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    55. Cooney NL, Litt MD, Morse PA, Bauer LO, Gaupp L. Alcohol cue reactivity, negative-mood reactivity, and relapse in treated alcoholic men. J Abnorm Psychol. 1997 May; 106(2):243-50. PMID: 9131844.
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    56. Taylor TD, Litt M, Kramer P, Pandolfo M, Angelini L, Nardocci N, Davis S, Pineda M, Hattori H, Flett PJ, Cilio MR, Bertini E, Hayflick SJ. Homozygosity mapping of Hallervorden-Spatz syndrome to chromosome 20p12.3-p13. Nat Genet. 1996 Dec; 14(4):479-81. PMID: 8944032.
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    57. Lior L, Litt M, Hockin J, Kennedy C, Jolley BA, Garcia M, Gillis G, Humar A, Campbell I, Brunton J, Dedier H, Conly J. Vancomycin-resistant enterococci on a renal ward in an Ontario hospital. Can Commun Dis Rep. 1996 Aug 1; 22(15):125-8. PMID: 8791860.
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    58. Hayflick SJ, Taylor T, McKinnon W, Guttmacher AE, Litt M, Zonana J. Clouston syndrome (hidrotic ectodermal dysplasia) is not linked to keratin gene clusters on chromosomes 12 and 17. J Invest Dermatol. 1996 Jul; 107(1):11-4. PMID: 8752831.
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    59. van Steenbergen E, Litt MD, Nanda R. Presurgical satisfaction with facial appearance in orthognathic surgery patients. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop. 1996 Jun; 109(6):653-9. PMID: 8659476.
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    60. Litt MD. A model of pain and anxiety associated with acute stressors: distress in dental procedures. Behav Res Ther. 1996 May-Jun; 34(5-6):459-76. PMID: 8687368.
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    61. Gerin W, Litt MD, Deich J, Pickering TG. Self-efficacy as a component of active coping: effects on cardiovascular reactivity. J Psychosom Res. 1996 May; 40(5):485-93. PMID: 8803857.
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    62. Goldschmidt MJ, Castiglione CL, Assael LA, Litt MD. Craniomaxillofacial trauma in the elderly. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 1995 Oct; 53(10):1145-9. PMID: 7562166.
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    63. Litt MD, Nye C, Shafer D. Preparation for oral surgery: evaluating elements of coping. J Behav Med. 1995 Oct; 18(5):435-59. PMID: 8847714.
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    64. Litt MD, Reisine S, Tinanoff N. Multidimensional causal model of dental caries development in low-income preschool children. Public Health Rep. 1995 Sep-Oct; 110(5):607-17. PMID: 7480616; PMCID: PMC1381639.
    65. Gerin W, Litt MD, Deich J, Pickering TG. Self-efficacy as a moderator of perceived control effects on cardiovascular reactivity: is enhanced control always beneficial? Psychosom Med. 1995 Jul-Aug; 57(4):390-7. PMID: 7480569.
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    66. Longabaugh R, Wirtz PW, DiClemente CC, Litt M. Issues in the development of client-treatment matching hypotheses. J Stud Alcohol Suppl. 1994 Dec; 12:46-59. PMID: 7722997.
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    67. Reisine S, Litt M, Tinanoff N. A biopsychosocial model to predict caries in preschool children. Pediatr Dent. 1994 Nov-Dec; 16(6):413-8. PMID: 7854947.
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    68. Brown J, Babor TF, Litt MD, Kranzler HR. The type A/type B distinction. Subtyping alcoholics according to indicators of vulnerability and severity. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 1994 Feb 28; 708:23-33. PMID: 8154684.
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    69. Kadden RM, Litt MD, Cooney NL. Matching alcoholics to coping skills or interactional therapies. Role of intervening variables. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 1994 Feb 28; 708:218-29. PMID: 8154683.
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    70. Litt MD, Nye C, Shafer D. Coping with oral surgery by self-efficacy enhancement and perceptions of control. J Dent Res. 1993 Aug; 72(8):1237-43. PMID: 8360369.
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    71. Reisine S, Litt M. Social and psychological theories and their use for dental practice. Int Dent J. 1993 Jun; 43(3 Suppl 1):279-87. PMID: 8406958.
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    72. Kadden RM, Litt MD, Cooney NL, Busher DA. Relationship between role-play measures of coping skills and alcoholism treatment outcome. Addict Behav. 1992 Sep-Oct; 17(5):425-37. PMID: 1332433.
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    73. Litt MD, Babor TF, DelBoca FK, Kadden RM, Cooney NL. Types of alcoholics, II. Application of an empirically derived typology to treatment matching. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 1992 Aug; 49(8):609-14. PMID: 1322118.
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    74. Getter H, Litt MD, Kadden RM, Cooney NL. Measuring treatment process in coping skills and interactional group therapies for alcoholism. Int J Group Psychother. 1992 Jul; 42(3):419-30. PMID: 1322384.
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    75. Litt MD, Tennen H, Affleck G, Klock S. Coping and cognitive factors in adaptation to in vitro fertilization failure. J Behav Med. 1992 Apr; 15(2):171-87. PMID: 1583680.
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    76. Gattuso SM, Litt MD, Fitzgerald TE. Coping with gastrointestinal endoscopy: self-efficacy enhancement and coping style. J Consult Clin Psychol. 1992 Feb; 60(1):133-9. PMID: 1556276.
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    77. Gelernter J, Pakstis AJ, Grandy D, Litt M, Retief AE, Kennedy JL, Hing-Loh A, Schoolfield G, Civelli O, Kidd KK. Linkage map of eight human chromosome 11q markers, including DRD2, spanning 60 cM. Cytogenet Cell Genet. 1992; 60(1):26-8. PMID: 1349858.
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    78. Cooney NL, Kadden RM, Litt MD, Getter H. Matching alcoholics to coping skills or interactional therapies: two-year follow-up results. J Consult Clin Psychol. 1991 Aug; 59(4):598-601. PMID: 1655847.
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    79. Litt MD, Cooney NL, Kadden RM, Gaupp L. Reactivity to alcohol cues and induced moods in alcoholics. Addict Behav. 1990; 15(2):137-46. PMID: 2343787.
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    80. Cooney NL, Kadden RM, Litt MD. A comparison of methods for assessing sociopathy in male and female alcoholics. J Stud Alcohol. 1990 Jan; 51(1):42-8. PMID: 2299848.
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    81. Kadden RM, Cooney NL, Getter H, Litt MD. Matching alcoholics to coping skills or interactional therapies: posttreatment results. J Consult Clin Psychol. 1989 Dec; 57(6):698-704. PMID: 2557364.
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    82. Litt MD. Self-efficacy and perceived control: cognitive mediators of pain tolerance. J Pers Soc Psychol. 1988 Jan; 54(1):149-60. PMID: 3346804.
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    83. Drum R, Litt M. Spectral analysis of temporomandibular joint sounds. J Prosthet Dent. 1987 Oct; 58(4):485-94. PMID: 3478482.
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    84. Litt MD, Baker LH. Cognitive-behavioral intervention for irritable bowel syndrome. J Clin Gastroenterol. 1987 Apr; 9(2):208-11. PMID: 3553310.
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    85. Magnussen H, Litt M, Reuss G, Stutz P, Jörres R. [Comparison of the bronchodilator and protective effect of methylxanthines]. Dtsch Med Wochenschr. 1986 Jan 3; 111(1):15-9. PMID: 3940830.
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    86. Litt MD. Mediating factors in non-medical treatment for migraine headache: toward an interactional model. J Psychosom Res. 1986; 30(4):505-19. PMID: 3761234.
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    87. Turk DC, Litt MD, Salovey P, Walker J. Seeking urgent pediatric treatment: factors contributing to frequency, delay, and appropriateness. Health Psychol. 1985; 4(1):43-59. PMID: 4017999.
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    88. Litt M. Rheological aspects of mucociliary flow. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 1974; 221:212-3. PMID: 4522549.
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    89. LITT M. EOSINOPHILS AND ANTIGEN-ANTIBODY REACTIONS. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 1964 Aug 27; 116:964-85. PMID: 14212868.
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