Identifying mechanisms of change underlying behavioral treatments for Tourette & tic disorders.
Clinical interests: Child psychopathology, Tourette/tic disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, anxiety disorders
M.S., University of Utah (Psychology, 2015)
B.A., Wellesley College (Neuroscience, 2010)
Ramanujam, K.*, Himle, M.B., Hayes, L.P., Woods, D.W., Scahill, L.D., Sukhodolsky, D.G., Wilhelm, S., Deckersbach, T., Peterson, A.L., Specht, M., Walkup, J.T., Chang, S., Piacentini, J.C. (2015). Clinical Correlates and Predictors of Caregiver Strain in Children with Chronic Tic Disorders. Children’s Health Care, 44, 249-263.
Ramanujam, K.*, Himle, M.B., & Specht, M. (2015). Treatment of a Youngster with Tourettic OCD. In E. Storch and A. Lewin (Eds.) Clinical Handbook of Obsessive Compulsive and Related Disorders: A Case-Based Approach to Treating Pediatric and Adult Populations. Springer Publishing Group.
Benito, K.G., Caporino, N.E., Frank, H.E., Ramanujam, K.*, Garcia, A., Freeman, J., Kendall, P.C., Geffken, G., Storch, E.A. (2015). Development of the Pediatric Accommodation Scale: Reliability and Validity of Clinician- and Parent-report versions. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 29, 14-24.
Himle, M.B., Capriotti, M., Hayes, L.P., Ramanujam, K*., Scahill, L., Sukhodolsky, D.G., Wilhelm, S., Deckersbach, T., Peterson, A.L., Specht, M.W., Walkup, J.T., Chang, S., & Piacentini, J. (2014). Variables associated with tic exacerbation in children with chronic tic disorders. Behavior Modification, 38, 163-183.
Conelea, C. A., Ramanujam, K.*, Walther, M., R., Freeman, J. B., & Garcia, A. M. (2014). Is there a relationship between tic frequency and physiological arousal? Examination in a sample of children with co-occurring tic and anxiety disorders. Behavior Modification, 38, 217-234.
Psy 3215 Development of Infancy and Early Childhood