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Dr. McCarthy is a licensed psychologist and Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. She provides psychotherapy to adult patients at the West Clinic Women's Health Center. Her clinical interests include depression, anxiety, adjustment disorders and tobacco use.




West Clinic
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UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Medicine

Professional Certifications and Education

Education University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, WI
Internship Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA

Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.

Dr. McCarthy leads a program of research on tobacco use, with particular emphasis on understanding nicotine withdrawal and ways to help individuals who want to stop smoking stay smoke-free.

PubMed Articles
Garey L Manning K McCarthy DE Gallagher MW Shepherd JM Orr MF Schmidt NB Rodic B Zvolensky MJ Understanding quit patterns from a randomized clinical trial: Latent classes, predictors, and long-term abstinence. Addict Behav . 2019 Feb 21;95:16-23
[PubMed ID: 30807968]
McCarthy DE Versella M Quitting Failure and Success With and Without Using Medication: Latent Classes of Abstinence and Adherence to Nicotine Monotherapy, Combination Therapy, and Varenicline. Nicotine Tob Res . 2018 Aug 9;
[PubMed ID: 30107419]
McCarthy DE Minami H Bold KW Yeh VM Chapman G Momentary assessment of impulsive choice and impulsive action: Reliability, stability, and correlates. Addict Behav . 2018 Aug;83:130-135
[PubMed ID: 29221928]
Minami H Brinkman HR Nahvi S Arnsten JH Rivera-Mindt M Wetter DW Bloom EL Price LH Vieira C Donnelly R McClain LM Kennedy KA D'Aquila E Fine M McCarthy DE Graham Thomas J Hecht J Brown RA Rationale, design and pilot feasibility results of a smartphone-assisted, mindfulness-based intervention for smokers with mood disorders: Project mSMART MIND. Contemp Clin Trials . 2018 Mar;66:36-44
[PubMed ID: 29288740]
Deng S E McCarthy D E Piper M B Baker T Bolt DM Extreme Response Style and the Measurement of Intra-Individual Variability in Affect. Multivariate Behav Res . 2018 Mar-Apr;53(2):199-218
[PubMed ID: 29324049]
Minami H Frank BE Bold KW McCarthy DE Ecological momentary analysis of the relations among stressful events, affective reactivity, and smoking among smokers with high versus low depressive symptoms during a quit attempt. Addiction . 2018 Feb;113(2):299-312
[PubMed ID: 28779527]
Bold KW Witkiewitz K McCarthy DE Multilevel factor analysis of smokers' real-time negative affect ratings while quitting. Psychol Assess . 2016 Sep;28(9):1033-42
[PubMed ID: 27536999]
McCarthy DE Ebssa L Witkiewitz K Shiffman S Repeated measures latent class analysis of daily smoking in three smoking cessation studies. Drug Alcohol Depend . 2016 Aug 1;165:132-42
[PubMed ID: 27317043]
McCarthy DE Bold KW Minami H Yeh VM Rutten E Nadkarni SG Chapman GB Reliability and validity of measures of impulsive choice and impulsive action in smokers trying to quit. Exp Clin Psychopharmacol . 2016 Apr;24(2):120-30
[PubMed ID: 26751623]
McCarthy DE Bold KW Minami H Yeh VM A randomized clinical trial of a tailored behavioral smoking cessation preparation program. Behav Res Ther . 2016 Mar;78:19-29
[PubMed ID: 26827293]
Bold KW McCarthy DE Minami H Yeh VM Chapman GB Waters AJ Independent and interactive effects of real-time risk factors on later temptations and lapses among smokers trying to quit. Drug Alcohol Depend . 2016 Jan 1;158:30-7
[PubMed ID: 26585613]
McCarthy DE Minami H Yeh VM Bold KW An experimental investigation of reactivity to ecological momentary assessment frequency among adults trying to quit smoking. Addiction . 2015 Oct;110(10):1549-60
[PubMed ID: 26011583]
McCarthy DE Ebssa L Witkiewitz K Shiffman S Paths to tobacco abstinence: A repeated-measures latent class analysis. J Consult Clin Psychol . 2015 Aug;83(4):696-708
[PubMed ID: 25867447]
Minami H Tran LT McCarthy DE Using ecological measures of smoking trigger exposure to predict smoking cessation milestones. Psychol Addict Behav . 2015 Mar;29(1):122-8
[PubMed ID: 25134024]
Bold KW Rasheed AS McCarthy DE Jackson TC Fiore MC Baker TB Rates and predictors of renewed quitting after relapse during a one-year follow-up among primary care patients. Ann Behav Med . 2015 Feb;49(1):128-40
[PubMed ID: 24796541]
Treloar HR Piasecki TM McCarthy DE Baker TB Relations Among Caffeine Consumption, Smoking, Smoking Urge, and Subjective Smoking Reinforcement in Daily Life. J Caffeine Res . 2014 Sep 1;4(3):93-99
[PubMed ID: 25229011]
Minami H Yeh VM Bold KW Chapman GB McCarthy DE Relations among affect, abstinence motivation and confidence, and daily smoking lapse risk. Psychol Addict Behav . 2014 Jun;28(2):376-88
[PubMed ID: 24955665]
Bold KW Yoon H Chapman GB McCarthy DE Factors predicting smoking in a laboratory-based smoking-choice task. Exp Clin Psychopharmacol . 2013 Apr;21(2):133-143
[PubMed ID: 23421357]
Yeh VM McCarthy DE Baker TB An ecological momentary assessment analysis of prequit markers for smoking-cessation failure. Exp Clin Psychopharmacol . 2012 Dec;20(6):479-88
[PubMed ID: 22924702]
Minami H McCarthy DE Jorenby DE Baker TB An Ecological Momentary Assessment analysis of relations among coping, affect and smoking during a quit attempt. Addiction . 2011 Mar;106(3):641-50
[PubMed ID: 21182550]