Education & Training
Selected Honors & Awards
- Lindhiem, O., Kolko, D. J., & Yu, L. (2013). Quantifying diagnostic uncertainty using item response theory: The posterior probability of diagnosis index. Psychological Assessment, 25(2), 456-466. doi:10.1037/a0031392.
- Lindhiem, O., Yu, L., Grasso, D. J., Kolko, D. J., & Youngstrom, E. A. (2015). Adapting the Posterior Probability of Diagnosis (PPOD) Index to enhance evidence-based screening: An application to ADHD in primary care. Assessment, 22, 198-207. doi: 10.1177/1073191114540748
- Lindhiem, O., Bennett, C., Trentacosta, C, & McLear, C. (2014). Client preferences affect treatment satisfaction, completion, and clinical outcome: A meta-analysis. Clinical Psychology Review, 34, 506-517. doi: 10.1016/j.cpr.2014.06.002
- Lindhiem, O., Bennett, C. B., Rosen, D. K., & Silk, J. S. (2015). Mobile technology boosts the effectiveness of psychotherapy and behavioral interventions: A meta-analysis. Behavior Modification, 39(6), 785-804. doi: 10.1177/0145445515595198
- Lindhiem, O., & Shaffer, A. (2017). Introduction to the special series: Current directions for measuring parenting constructs to inform prevention science. Prevention Science, 18(3), 253-256. doi:10.1007/s11121-016-0643-6
- Lindhiem, O., & Dozier, M. (2007). Caregiver commitment to foster children: The role of child behavior. Child Abuse & Neglect, 31(4), 361-374. doi: 10.1016/j.chiabu.2006.12.003
- Lindhiem, O., & Kolko, D. J. (2011). Trajectories of symptom reduction during treatment for behavior problems in pediatric primary-care settings. Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research, 38(6), 486-494. doi: 10.1007/s10488-011-0335-2
- Bernard, K., Dozier, M., Bick, J., Lewis, E., Lindhiem, O., & Carlson, E. (2012). Enhancing attachment organization among maltreated children: Results of a randomized clinical trial. Child Development, 83(2), 623-636. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-8624.2011.01712.x
- Lindhiem, O., Bennett, C. B., Orimoto, T., & Kolko, D. (2016). A meta-analysis of personalized treatment goals in psychotherapy: A preliminary report and call for more studies. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 26(2), 165-176. doi: 10.1111/cpsp.12153
- Lindhiem, O., Bennett, C. B., Beidas, R., Grasso, D. J., Sakolsky, D. J., & Druzdzel, M. J. (in press). Development and preliminary feasibility testing of a decision support tool for childhood anxiety treatment. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice.
New ETUDES Center Aims to Help PCPs Assess and Increase Engagement of Depressed and Suicidal Youth through Innovative New Technologies
Suicide is the second leading cause of death among adolescents and has increased by at least 20% in the past decade, but depressed and suicidal youth, who are at high risk for suicide, are often not identified, and when identified, often do not go for treatment. Pediatric primary care is an ideal place to identify youth at risk for suicide. At-risk youth are much more likely to present in primary care than in...
New Center for Interventions to Enhance Community Health (CiTECH) Aims to Improve Quality of Life for Individuals with Behavioral Health Conditions by Translating Research into Innovative Community-Based Interventions
Investigators in the University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work and the Department of Psychiatry have established the Center for Interventions to Enhance Community Health (CiTECH) to study, understand, and improve community behavioral health services. Mental and behavioral health are cornerstones of a good quality of life, yet most people cannot obtain effective, evidence-based behavioral health services in the...
Department of Psychiatry Celebrates Scientific Discovery and Staff and Faculty Contributions at 18th Annual Research Day
The Department of Psychiatry welcomed more than 450 attendees to the 18th Annual Department of Psychiatry Research Day at the University Club on the University of Pittsburgh Oakland campus. The event celebrates the many and diverse research activities of our faculty, trainees, students, and staff. The morning session featured 146 poster presentations representing a wide range of research interests. Faculty experts...
Oliver Lindhiem, PhD Appointed Associate Professor by Pitt School of Medicine
Oliver Lindhiem, PhD is an accomplished clinical scientist in the area of parenting-based interventions to prevent and treat childhood disruptive behavior disorders. He has developed several tools that enable clinicians to diagnose disorders more accurately and to determine whether children and parents have successfully learned skills taught in treatment and use them in daily life. His innovative ideas challenge a...