Dr. John T. Mitchell

Duke University Medical Center, USA



Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC, USA

M.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC, USA

B.S., University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC, USA


  1. Mitchell, J.T., Robertson, C.D., Anastopoulos, A.D., Nelson-Gray, R.O. & Kollins, S.H. (in press). Emotion dysregulation and emotional impulsivity among adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: Results of a preliminary study. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment.
  2. Van Voorhees, E. E., Mitchell, J. T., McClernon, F. J., Beckham, J. C., & Kollins, S. H. (in press). Sex, ADHD symptoms, and smoking outcomes: An integrative model. Medical Hypotheses.
  3. Kimbrel, N.A., Nelson-Gray, R.O., & Mitchell, J.T. (in press). BIS, BAS, and bias: The role of personality and cognitive bias in social anxiety. Personality and Individual Differences.
  4. Mitchell, J.T., Van Voorhees, E.E., Dennis, M.F., McClernon, F.J., Calhoun, P.S., Kollins, S.H., & Beckham, J.C. (in press). Assessing the role of ADHD symptoms in smokers with and without PTSD. Nicotine and Tobacco Research.
  5. Mitchell, J.T., & Kollins, S.H. (in press). ADHD in adolescence. In W. O’Donohue, L. Benuto, & L. Tolle (Eds.), Adolescent health psychology. New York, New York: Springer.
  6. Kimbrel, N.A., Mitchell, J.T., Hundt, N.E., Robertson, C.D., & Nelson-Gray, R.O. (in press). Parental “affectionless control” moderates the effect of personality on Axis II symptomology. Journal of Personality Disorders.
  7. Mitchell, J.T., Robertson, C. D., Kimbrel, N. A., & Nelson-Gray, R. O. (2011). An evaluation of behavioral approach in adult ADHD. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 33, 430-437.
  8. Hundt, N.E., Mitchell, J.T., Kimbrel, N.A., & Nelson-Gray, R.O. (in press). The effect of behavioral inhibition and approach on normal social functioning.  Individual Differences Research, 8(4), 246-256.
  9. Mitchell, J.T. (2010). Behavioral approach in ADHD: Testing a motivational dysfunction hypothesis. Journal of Attention Disorders, 13, 609-617.
  10. Kimbrel, N.A., Mitchell, J.T., & Nelson-Gray, R.O. (2010). An examination of the relationship between behavioral approach system (BAS) sensitivity and social interaction anxiety. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 24, 372-378.
  11. Mitchell, J.T., Knouse, L.K., Nelson-Gray, R.O., & Kwapil, T.K. (2009). Self-reported ADHD symptoms: Item positioning affects symptom endorsements. Journal of Attention Disorders, 13 (2), 154-160.
  12. Nelson-Gray, R.O., Lootens, C.M., Mitchell, J.T., Robertson, C.L., Hundt, N.E., & Kimbrel, N.A. (2009). The assessment and treatment of personality disorders: A behavioral perspective. Behavior Analyst Today, 10 (1), 7-46.
  13. Kimbrel, N.A., Cobb, A.R., Mitchell, J.T., Hundt, N.E., & Nelson-Gray, R.O. (2008). High sensitivity to punishment and exposure to low maternal care account for the link between bulimic and social anxiety symptomology. Eating Behaviors, 9, 210-217.
  14. Mitchell, J.T., Nelson-Gray, R.O., & Anastopoulos, A.D. (2008). Adapting an emerging empirically-supported cognitive-behavioral therapy for adults with AD/HD and comorbid complications: An example of two case studies. Clinical Case Studies, 7, 423-448.
  15. Knouse, L.E., Mitchell, J.T., Brown, L.H., Silvia, P.J., Kane, M.J., Myin-Germeys, I., & Kwapil, T.R. (2008). The expression of adult AD/HD symptoms in daily life: An application of experience sampling methodology. Journal of Attention Disorders, 11, 652-663.
  16. Hundt, N.E., Kimbrel, N.A., Mitchell, J.T., & Nelson-Gray, R.O. (2008). High BAS, but not low BIS, predicts externalizing symptoms in adults. Personality and Individual Differences, 44, 563-573.
  17. Nelson-Gray, R.O., Mitchell, J.T., Kimbrel, N.A., & Hurst, R.M. (2007). The development and maintenance of personality disorders: A behavioral perspective. Behavior Analyst Today, 8, 443-482.
  18. Mitchell, J.T., Kimbrel, N.A., Hundt, N.E., Cobb, A.R., Nelson-Gray, R.O., & Lootens, C.M. (2007). An analysis of reinforcement sensitivity theory and the five factor model. European Journal of Personality, 21, 869-887.
  19. Hurst, R.M., Mitchell, J.T., Kimbrel, N.A., Kwapil, T.K., & Nelson-Gray, R.O. (2007). Examination of the reliability and factor structure of the Autism Spectrum Quotient (AQ) in a non-clinical sample. Personality and Individual Differences, 43, 1938-1949.