David B. McAdam, Ph.D.

David B. McAdam, Ph.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 671
Rochester, NY 14642

Administrative: (585) 275-6605

Journal Articles

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Armstrong, A., Madaus-Knapp, V., & McAdam, D.B. "Functional Analysis and Treatment of the Diurnal Bruxism of a 16-Year-Old Girl with Autism". Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis. 2014; 47: 1-5.
Maduas-Knapp V, Simmons L, Verstraete SK, McAdam DB. "Assessment and treatment of feeding-related problem behaviors of a 16-year-old girl with PDD-NOS: A school-based case study." Clinical Case Studies. 2012; 11: 276-284.
Williams DE, McAdam D. "Assessment, behavioral treatment, and prevention of pica: clinical guidelines and recommendations for practitioners." Research in developmental disabilities. 2012 33(6):2050-7. Epub 2012 Jun 28.
Napolitano DA, Smith T, Zarcone JR, Goodkin K, McAdam DB. "Increasing response diversity in children with autism." Journal of applied behavior analysis. 2010 43(2):265-71.
2007 May
Napolitano, D.A., Blakkman, L.A., Vallese, H.M., & McAdam, D.B. "Functional Communication Training to Reduce Pica". SLP-ABA. 2007; 1: 25-31.
Napolitano DA, Tessing JL, McAdam DB, Dunleavy J, Cifuni NM. "The influence of idiosyncratic antecedent variables on problem behavior displayed by a person with PDD." Journal of Physical and Developmental Disabilities. 2006; 18: 295-305.
Tessing JL, Napolitano DA, McAdam DB, Dicesare A, Axelrod S. "The effects of access and no-access on identifying potential reinforcers through verbal preference assessments". J. App Be An. 2006; 39: 501-506.
McAdam DB, Klatt KP, Koffarnus M, Dicesare A, Solberg K, Welch C, Murphy S. "The effects of establishing operations on preferences for tangible items." Journal of applied behavior analysis. 2005 38(1):107-10.
Dicesare A, McAdam DB, Toner A, Varrell J. "The effects of methylphenidate on a functional analysis of disruptive behavior: a replication and extension." Journal of applied behavior analysis. 2005 38(1):125-8.
2004 Jan
McAdam DB, Sherman JA, Sheldon JB, Napolitano DA. "Behavioral interventions to reduce the pica of persons with developmental disabilities." Behavior modification. 2004 Jan; 28(1):45-72.
McAdam DB, Dicesare A, Murphy S, Marshall B. "The influence of different therapists on functional analysis outcomes". Behav Inter. 2004; 19: 39-44.
2003 Apr
Marshall BL, Napolitano DA, McAdam DB, Dunleavy III JJ, Tessing JL, Varrell J. "Venlafaxine and increased aggression in a female with autism." Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 2003 Apr; 42(4):383-4.
2002 Jul
McAdam DB, Zarcone JR, Hellings J, Napolitano DA, Schroeder SR. "Effects of risperidone on aberrant behavior in persons with developmental disabilities: II. Social validity measures." American journal of mental retardation : AJMR. 2002 Jul; 107(4):261-9.
Napolitano DA, Jack SL, Sheldon JB, Williams DC, McAdam DB, Schroeder SR. "Drug-behavior interactions of persons with mental retardation and developmental disabilities". Ment Retard Develo Dis: Res and Rev. 1999; 5: 322-334.
Anderson MD, Sherman JA, Sheldon JB, McAdam D. "Picture activity schedules and engagement of adults with mental retardation in a group home." Research in developmental disabilities. 1997 18(4):231-50.
1994 Jan
McAdam DB, Cuvo AJ. "Textual prompts as an antecedent cue self-management strategy for persons with mild disabilities." Behavior modification. 1994 Jan; 18(1):47-65.
McAdam DB, O'Cleirigh CM, Cuvo AJ. "Self-monitoring and verbal feedback to reduce stereotypic body rocking in a congenitally blind adult". RE:view (Rehabilitation and Education for Blindness and Visual Impairment). 1993; 24: 163-172. Link


Madaus-Knapp V, McAdam DB. "Differential Reinforcement". Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders. Volkmar F. New York: Springer Publishing, 2012.
McAdam DB, Breidbord J, Levine M, Williams D. "Pica (Meta Analysis of Behavioral Interventions for Pica)". Handbook of Evidence-based Practice in Clinical Psychology: Child and Adolescent. Sturmey P, Herson M. New York: Wiley USA, 2012.
McAdam DB, Madaus-Knapp V. ""Overcorrection"". Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders. Volkmar F. New York: Springer Publishing, 2012.
McAdam DB, Madaus-Knapp V. ""Omission Training"". Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders. Volkmar F. New York: Springer Publishing, 2012.
Napolitano DA, Madaus-Knapp V, Speares E, McAdam DB, Brown H. ""The Role of Functional Assessment in Treatment Planning"". Functional Assessment and Treatment of Problem Behavior. Matson J. New York: Springer Publishing, 2012.
McAdam, D. B.. "School-based interventions for Children with ASD". Preference Assessments. In T. SMith (Ed).. : Guliford, 2011.
Smith T, McAdam DB, Napolitano D.. "Autism and Applied Behavior Analysis". Autism Spectrum Disorders: Applied Behavior Analysis, Evidence and Practice!. P Stumey, A Fitzer. : PRO-ED, 2007.
McAdam DB, Cole L.. "Behavioral interventions to reduce the rumination of persons with developmental disabilities". Trends in Eating Disorders Research. F Columbus. : Nova publishers, 2007.
Klatt KP, Bannerman DJ, Norman KR, McAdam DB, Sherman JA, Sheldon JB.. "The effects of preferred activities on problem behaviors for persons with developmental disabilities". Person-Centered Planning Research, Practice, and Future Directions. S Holburn, P Vietze. Baltimore, MD: Brookes, 2002.
O'Cleirigh CM, McAdam DB, Cuvo AJ. "Behavioral interventions to reduce stereotypic behaviors of person with visual impairments: A methodological review and critical analysis.". Progress in Behavior Modification. M Hersen, R Eisler, P Miller. Pacific Grove, CA: Brooks/Cole, 1994. 27-52