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Abrams, K., Mei, L*., Chen, C.*, Koele, E.*, Kwan, J.*, Montes, Z.*, van Ginkel, M.*, & Zhou, H. (2021). The paradoxical association between tension-reduction alcohol outcome expectancies and tension following alcohol consumption. The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse.

Abrams, K., Cieslowski, K.*, Johnson, S.*, Krimmel, S.*, Bierlein-De La Rosa, G.*, Barton, K.*, & Silverman, P.* (2018). The effects of alcohol on heartbeat perception: Implications for anxiety. Addictive Behaviors, 79, 151-158.

Abrams, K., Krimmel, S.*, Johnson, S.*, Cieslowski, K.*, Strnad, H.*, Melum, A.*, & Kryder, C.* (2017). Nicotine deprivation attenuates panic reactivity in smokers: Findings from a placebo-controlled nicotine patch study. Depression and Anxiety, 34, 996-1005.

Cosci, F., Bertoli, G., & Abrams, K. (2013). Effects of nicotine withdrawal on panic-like response to breath holding: A placebo-controlled, double-blind, cross-over patch study. Depression and Anxiety, 30, 1217-1221.

Abrams, K., Zvolensky, M., Dorman, L.*, Gonzalez, A., & Mayer, M.* (2011). Development and validation of the Smoking Abstinence Expectancies Questionnaire. Nicotine & Tobacco Research, 13, 1296-1304.

Abrams, K., Leger, K.*, Schlosser, L.*, Merrill, A.*, Bresslour, M.*, & Jalan, A.* (2011). Nicotine withdrawal exacerbates fear reactivity to CO2-induced bodily sensations among smokers. Nicotine & Tobacco Research.

Abrams, K., Schlosser, L.*, Leger, K.*, Donisch, D.*, Widmer, A.*, & Minkina, A.* (2011). Panic-relevant cognitive processes among smokers. Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy, 25(1), 71-81.

Cosci, F., Knuts, I., Abrams, K., Schruers, K., & Griez, E. (2010). Cigarette smoking and panic: A critical review of the literature. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 71(5), 606-615.

Abrams, K., Schruers, K., Cosci , F, & Sawtell, S.* (2008). Biological challenge procedures used to study co-occurring nicotine dependence and panic disorder. Addictive Behaviors, 33, 1463-1469.

Abrams, K., Zvolensky, M., Dorflinger, L.*, Galatis, A.*, Blank, M., & Eissenberg, T. (2008). Fear reactivity to bodily sensations among heavy smokers and non-smokers. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology, 16(3), 230-239.

Johnson, K. A., Zvolensky, M. J., Marshall, E. C., Gonzalez, A., Abrams, K., & Vujanovic, A. A. (2008). Linkages between cigarette smoking outcome expectancies and negative emotional vulnerability. Addictive Behaviors, 33, 1416-1424.

Cosci, F., Schruers, K., Abrams, K., & Griez, E. (2007). Alcohol use disorders and panic disorder: A review of the evidence of a direct relationship. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 68(6), 874-880.

Abrams, K., Rassovsky, Y., & Kushner, M. (2006). Evidence for respiratory and non-respiratory subtypes in panic disorder. Depression and Anxiety, 23(8), 474-481. 

Cosci, F., Abrams, K., Schruers, K., Rickelt, J., & Griez, E. (2006). The effects of nicotine on 35% CO2 induced anxiety: A study in healthy volunteers. Nicotine & Tobacco Research, 8(4), 511-517.

Rassovsky, Y., Abrams, K., & Kushner, M. G. (2006). Suffocation and respiratory responses to carbon dioxide and breath holding challenges in individuals with panic disorder. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 60, 291-298.

Zvolensky, M., Feldner, M., Leen-Feldner, E., Gibson, L, Abrams, K, & Gregor, K. (2005). Acute nicotine withdrawal symptoms and anxious responding to bodily sensations: A test of incremental predictive validity among young adult smokers. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 43, 1683-1700.