Scott Nathan Compton

Associate Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., University of Nevada at Reno 1998


Anxiety disorders, cognitive-behavioral therapy, children and adolescents, trichotillomania

Gonzalez, A, Rozenman, M, Langley, AK, Kendall, PC, Ginsburg, GS, Compton, S, Walkup, JT, Birmaher, B, Albano, AM, and Piacentini, J. "Social Interpretation Bias in Children and Adolescents with Anxiety Disorders: Psychometric Examination of the Self-report of Ambiguous Social Situations for Youth (SASSY) Scale (Published online)." Child & Youth Care Forum 46.3 (June 2017): 395-412. Full Text

Alexander, JR, Houghton, DC, Twohig, MP, Franklin, ME, Saunders, SM, Neal-Barnett, AM, Compton, SN, and Woods, DW. "Factor analysis of the Milwaukee Inventory for Subtypes of Trichotillomania-Adult Version." Journal of obsessive-compulsive and related disorders 11 (October 2016): 31-38. Full Text

Houghton, DC, Mathew, AS, Twohig, MP, Saunders, SM, Franklin, ME, Compton, SN, Neal-Barnett, AM, and Woods, DW. "Trauma and trichotillomania: A tenuous relationship." Journal of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders 11 (October 2016): 91-95. Full Text

Houghton, DC, Franklin, MR, Twohig, MP, Franklin, ME, Compton, SN, Neal-Barnett, AM, Saunders, SM, and Woods, DW. "Photographic Assessment of Change in Trichotillomania: Psychometric Properties and Variables Influencing Interpretation." Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment 38.3 (September 2016): 505-513. Full Text

Houghton, DC, Maas, J, Twohig, MP, Saunders, SM, Compton, SN, Neal-Barnett, AM, Franklin, ME, and Woods, DW. "Comorbidity and quality of life in adults with hair pulling disorder." Psychiatry research 239 (May 2016): 12-19. Full Text

Houghton, DC, McFarland, CS, Franklin, ME, Twohig, MP, Compton, SN, Neal-Barnett, AM, Saunders, SM, and Woods, DW. "DSM-5 Trichotillomania: Perception of Adults With Trichotillomania After Psychosocial Treatment." Psychiatry 79.2 (January 2016): 164-169. Full Text

Kendall, PC, Cummings, CM, Villabø, MA, Narayanan, MK, Treadwell, K, Birmaher, B, Compton, S, Piacentini, J, Sherrill, J, Walkup, J, Gosch, E, Keeton, C, Ginsburg, G, Suveg, C, and Albano, AM. "Mediators of change in the Child/Adolescent Anxiety Multimodal Treatment Study." Journal of consulting and clinical psychology 84.1 (January 2016): 1-14. Full Text

Houghton, DC, Capriotti, MR, De Nadai, AS, Compton, SN, Twohig, MP, Neal-Barnett, AM, Saunders, SM, Franklin, ME, and Woods, DW. "Defining treatment response in trichotillomania: a signal detection analysis." Journal of anxiety disorders 36 (December 2015): 44-51. Full Text

Caporino, NE, Read, KL, Shiffrin, N, Settipani, C, Kendall, PC, Compton, SN, Sherrill, J, Piacentini, J, Walkup, J, Ginsburg, G, Keeton, C, Birmaher, B, Sakolsky, D, Gosch, E, and Albano, AM. "Sleep-Related Problems and the Effects of Anxiety Treatment in Children and Adolescents." Journal of clinical child and adolescent psychology : the official journal for the Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, American Psychological Association, Division 53 (October 14, 2015): 1-11. Full Text

Gordon-Hollingsworth, AT, Becker, EM, Ginsburg, GS, Keeton, C, Compton, SN, Birmaher, BB, Sakolsky, DJ, Piacentini, J, Albano, AM, Kendall, PC, Suveg, CM, and March, JS. "Anxiety Disorders in Caucasian and African American Children: A Comparison of Clinical Characteristics, Treatment Process Variables, and Treatment Outcomes." Child psychiatry and human development 46.5 (October 2015): 643-655. Full Text


Burns, BJ, Compton, SN, Egger, HL, Fanner, EMZ, and Robertson, EB. "An Annotated Bibliography of Evidence for Diagnostic-Specific Psychosocial and Psychopharmacological Interventions." Community Treatment for Youth: Evidence-Based Interventions for Severe Emotional and Behavioral Disorders. January 1, 2009. Full Text

Duke: 3/5-The Autism Biomarkers Consortium DAAC awarded by Yale University (Data Analyst). 2015 to 2017

mSMART: Mobile App based Personalized Solutions and Tools for Medication Adherence of Rx Pills awarded by Intelligent Automation Inc. (Biostatistician). 2014 to 2017

Evaluating a Novel Method of Generalizing Emotion Regulation awarded by National Institutes of Health (Co Investigator). 2012 to 2017

5/6 Child/Adolescent Anxiety Multimodal Extended Long-term Study (CAMELS) awarded by National Institutes of Health (Principal Investigator). 2010 to 2015

Statistics and Methodology in Clinical Trials awarded by National Institutes of Health (Principal Investigator). 2007 to 2013

CAMS - Professional Service To de-identify clinical trials data awarded by National Institutes of Health (Principal Investigator). 2009 to 2010

Treatment of Adolescent Suicide Attempts (TASA) awarded by National Institutes of Health (Project Coordinator). 2002 to 2009

Treatment in Pediatric Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder awarded by National Institutes of Health (Statistician). 1997 to 2009

Efficacy of Aerobic Exercise for Treatment of Adolescent Depression awarded by National Institutes of Health (Principal Investigator). 2001 to 2003