The following publications discuss the origin of and processes for running the IRB as well as step-by-step guidance on how to create a similar IRB:

Publications from IRB members relating to practice-based research:

Peer reviewed publications containing data from studies reviewed by the BHRC IRB:

  • Drake, C. E., Codd III, R. T., & Terry, C. (2018). Assessing the validity of implicit and explicit measures of stigma toward clients with substance use disorders among mental health practitioners. Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science8, 44-54.
  • Eidelman, P., Jensen, A., & Rappaport, L. M. (2018). Social support, negative social exchange, and response to case formulation-based cognitive behavior therapy. Cognitive behaviour therapy, 1-16.
  • Guinther, P. (2017). Contextual influence over deriving others’ true beliefs using a relational triangulation perspective-taking protocol (RT-PTP-M1). Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 108(3), 433-456.
  • Luoma, J.B., Guinther, P., Lawless DesJardins, N. M., & Vilardaga, R. (in press). Is Shame a Proximal Trigger for Drinking? A Daily Process Study with a Community Sample. Journal of Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology. Download pdf.
  • Luoma, J.B., Guinther, P., Potter, J., & Cheslock, M. (2017). Experienced-Based Versus Scenario-Based Assessments of Shame and Guilt and Their Relationship to Alcohol Consumption and Problems. Substance Use and Misuse, 52(13), 1692-1700Download pdf.
  • Persons, J. B., Koerner, K., Eidelman, P., Thomas, C., Liu, H. (2016). Increasing psychotherapists’ adoption and implementation of the evidence-based practice of progress monitoring. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 76, 24-31. Download pdf.



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