1. Yates, B. T., & Zimbardo, P. G. (1977). Self-monitoring, academic performance, and retention of content in a self-paced course. Journal of Personalized Instruction, 2, 76-79.
  2. Yates, B. T. (1977). A cost-effectiveness analysis of a residential treatment program for behaviorally disturbed children. In P. Mittler (Ed.), Research to practice in mental retardation (Vol. 1) (pp. 435-445). Baltimore:  University Park.
  3. Yates, B. T. (1977). Cost-effectiveness analysis: Using it for our own good. State Psychological Association Newsletter, 8, 6.
  4. Yates, B. T. (1978). Improving the cost-effectiveness of obesity programs: Reducing the cost per pound. International Journal of Obesity, 2, 249-266.
  5. Yates, B. T., Klein, S. B., & Haven, W. G. (1978). Psychological nosology and mnemonic reconstruction: Effects of diagnostic labels on observers' recall of positive and negative behavior frequencies. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 2, 377-387.
  6. Yates, B. T. (1979). How to improve, rather than evaluate, cost-effectiveness. Counseling Psychologist, 8, 72-75.
  7. Yates, B. T., Haven, W. G., & Thoresen, C. E. (1979). Cost-effectiveness analysis at Learning House:  How much change for how much money? In J. S. Stumphauzer (Ed.), Progress in behavior therapy with delinquents (pp. 186-222). Springfield, IL:  Charles C Thomas.
  8. Yates, B. T. (1979). Three basic strategies for improving the cost-effectiveness of social services. In G. Landsberg et al. (Eds.), Evaluation in practice: A sourcebook of program evaluation studies from mental health care systems in the United States. Washington, DC: National Institute of Mental Health, Government Printing Office.
  9. Yates, B. T., & Mischel, W. (1979). Young children's preferred attentional strategies for delaying gratification. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 37, 286-300.
  10. Siegert, F. A., & Yates, B. T. (1980). Cost-effectiveness of individual in-office, individual in-home, and group delivery systems for behavioral child-management. Evaluation and the Health Professions, 3, 123-152.
  11. Carroll, L. J., Yates, B. T., & Gray, J. J. (1980). Predicting obesity reduction from client characteristics in behavioral and nonbehavioral therapy. Behavior Therapy, 11, 189-197.
  12. Yates, B. T. (1980). Improving effectiveness and reducing costs in mental health. Springfield, IL:  Thomas.
  13. Yates, B. T. (1980). Survey comparison of success, morbidity, mortality, fees, and psychological benefits and costs of 3146 patients receiving jejunoileal or gastric bypass. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 33, 518-522.
  14. Yates, B. T. (1980). Benefits and costs of community-academia interaction in a paraprofessional training course. Teaching of Psychology, 7, 8-12.
  15. Yates, B. T. (1980). The theory and practice of cost-utility, cost-effectiveness, and cost-benefit analysis in behavioral medicine: Toward delivering more health care for less money. In J. Ferguson & C. B. Taylor (Eds.), The comprehensive handbook of behavioral medicine (Vol. 3) (pp. 165-205). New York:  SP Medical & Scientific.
  16. Yates, B. T., & Newman, F. L. (1980a). Approaches to cost-effectiveness analysis and cost-benefit analysis of psychotherapy. In G. VandenBos (Ed.), Psychotherapy: Practice, research, policy (pp. 103-162). Beverly Hills, CA:  Sage.
  17. Yates, B. T., & Newman, F. L. (1980b). Findings of cost-effectiveness and cost-benefit analyses of psychotherapy. In G. VandenBos (Ed.), Psychotherapy: Practice, research, policy (pp. 163-185). Beverly Hills, CA:  Sage.
  18. Carroll, L. J., & Yates, B. T. (1981). Further evidence for the role of stimulus control training in facilitating weight reduction after behavior therapy. Behavior Therapy, 12, 287-291.
  19. DeMuth, N. M., & Yates, B. T. (1981). Improving psychotherapy: Old beliefs, new research, and future directions. Professional Psychologist, 12, 588-595.
  20. Yates, B. T. (1981). Testimony of the American Psychological Association on the subject of effectiveness and cost-benefit of outpatient mental health services. Congressional Record, Serial No. 97-11, 124-130.
  21. Davis, F. W., & Yates, B. T. (1982a). Client level of functioning: Client versus therapist ratings of client level of functioning before and during therapy. Evaluation and the Health Professions, 5, 437-448.
  22. Davis, F. W., & Yates, B. T. (1982b). Self-efficacy expectancies versus other-efficacy expectancies as determinants of performance deficits and depressive affect. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 6, 23-35.
  23. Yates, B. T. (1982a). Doing the dissertation: A nuts and bolts approach to psychological research. Springfield, IL:  Charles C Thomas.
  24. Yates, B. T. (1982b). Therapy for human service systems: Five basic steps for measuring and improving cost-effectiveness. In A. J. McSweeny, W. J. Fremouw, & R. Hawkins (Eds.), Practical program evaluation in youth treatment. Springfield, IL: Charles C Thomas.
  25. Yates, B. T., & Hoage, C. M. (1982). Mnemonic distortion following behavior observation: Interactions of negative versus positive behavior valence, diagnostic label, and relative behavior frequency. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 6, 213-217.
  26. Davis, F. W., & Yates, B. T. (1983). Collecting mental health self-evaluations: Effectiveness and cost of three third-party techniques. Evaluation and the Health Professions, 6, 91-97.
  27. Feinsilver, D., & Yates, B. T. (1984). Combined use of psychotherapy and drugs in chronic, treatment-resistant schizophrenic patients: A retrospective study. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 172, 133-139.
  28. Yates, B. T. (1984). How psychology can improve the effectiveness and reduce the costs of health services. Psychotherapy, 21, 439-451.
  29. DeMuth, N. M., & Yates, B. T. (1984). Training managerial and technological research skills. The Clinical Psychologist, 37, 33-34.
  30. DeMuth, N. M., Yates, B. T., & Coates, T. (1984). Psychologists as managers: Old guilts, innovative applications, and pathways to being an effective managerial psychologist. Professional Psychology, 15, 758-768.
  31. Yates, B. T. (1985). Cost-effectiveness analysis and cost-benefit analysis:  An introduction. Behavior Assessment, 7, 207-234.
  32. Yates, B. T. (1985). Self-management: The science and art of helping yourself. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth.
  33. Yates, B. T. (1986). Applications in self-management. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth.
  34. Yates, B. T. (1986). Economics of suicide: Toward cost-effectiveness and cost-benefit analysis of suicide prevention. In R. Cross (Ed.), Non-natural death: Coming to terms with suicide, euthanasia, withholding or withdrawing treatment. Denver, CO: Rose Medical Center.
  35. Yates, B. T. (1987). Cognitive vs. diet vs. exercise components in obesity bibliotherapy:  Effectiveness as a function of psychological benefits versus psychological costs. The Southern Psychologist, 3, 35-40.
  36. Chen, H. J., Yates, B. T., & McGinnies, E. (1988). Effects of personal involvement on observers' attributions and estimates of consensus, distinctiveness, and consistency. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 14, 468-478. 
  37. Yates, B. T., Fullerton, C., Goodrich, W., Heinssen, R. K., Friedman, R., Butler, V. L., & Hoover, S. W. (1989). Grandparent deaths and severe maternal reaction in the etiology of adolescent psychopathology. Journal of Nervous & Mental Disease, 177, 675-680.
  38. Delga, I., Heinssen, R. K., Fritsch, R. C., Goodrich, W., & Yates, B. T. (1989). Psychosis, aggression, and self-destructive behavior in hospitalized adolescents. American Journal of Psychiatry, 146, 521-525.
  39. Chen, H. J., & Yates, B. T. (1990). Attributions and information processing as a function of observers’ involvement level: A re-examination of actor-observer attribution differences. Annuals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 602, 133-155.
  40.  Fullerton, C. S., Yates, B. T., & Goodrich, W. (1990). Therapist gender, client gender, and therapist experience relate to therapeutic improvement with adolescents. In S. C. Feinstein (Ed.), Adolescent Psychiatry, Volume 17 (pp. 272-278). Chicago:  University of Chicago Press.
  41. Yokley, J. M., Coleman, D. J., & Yates, B. T. (1990). Cost-effectiveness of three child mental health assessment methods:  Computer-assisted assessment is effective and inexpensive. Journal of Mental Health Administration, 17, 99-107.
  42. Goodrich, W., Fullerton, C. S., Yates, B. T., & Berman, L. B. (1990). The residential treatment of severely disturbed adolescent adoptees. In D. M. Brodzinsky & M. D. Schechter (Eds.), The psychology of adoption (pp. 253-269). New York:  Oxford Press.
  43. Fritsch, R. C., Heinssen, R. K., Delga, I., Goodrich, W., & Yates, B. T. (1992). Predicting hospital adjustment by adolescent inpatients. Hospital and Community Psychiatry, 43, 49-53.
  44. Yates, B. T. (1994). Toward the incorporation of costs, cost-effectiveness analysis, and cost-benefit analysis into clinical research. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 62, 729-736.
  45. Yates, B. T., Hecht-Lewis, R., Fritsch, R. C., & Goodrich, W. (1994). Locus of control in severely disturbed adolescents:  Loci for peers, parents, achievement, relationships, and problems. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 23, 289-314.
  46. Yates, B. T., Yokley, J. M., & Thomas, J. V. (1994). Cost-benefit analysis of six alternative payment incentives for child therapists. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 62, 627-635.
  47. Yates, B. T. (1995). Cost-effectiveness analysis, cost-benefit analysis, and beyond: Evolving models for the scientist-manager-practitioner. Clinical Psychology:  Science and Practice, 2, 385-398.
  48. Flynn, P. M., Luckey, J. W., Brown, B., Hoffman, J. A., Dunteman, G. H., Theisen, A. C., Hubbard, R. L., Needle, R., Schneider, S. J., Koman, J. J., Vahid, M., Karson, S., Palsgrove, G. L., & Yates, B. T. (1995). Relationship between drug preference and indicators of psychiatric impairment. American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 21, 153-166.
  49. Yates, B. T., Besteman, K. J., Filipczak, J., Greenfield, L., & De Smet, A. (1995, abstract). Resource → procedure → process → outcome analysis (RPPOA):  Preliminary findings of cost-effectiveness analysis of a methadone maintenance program. In L. S. Harris (Ed.), Problems of drug dependence, 1994:  Proceedings of the 56th Annual Scientific Meeting, The College on Problems of Drug Dependence, Inc. NIDA Research Monograph 153, p. 156. Rockville, MD:  National Institutes of Health.
  50. Yates, B. T. (1996). Analyzing costs, procedures, processes, and outcomes in human services:  An introduction. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications. Chosen for inclusion in the 2010 edition of Sage Research Methods Online.
  51. Yates, B. T. (1997a). Formative evaluation of costs, cost-effectiveness, and cost-benefit:  Toward cost → procedure → process → outcome analysis. In L. Bickman & D. Rog (Eds.), Handbook of Applied Social Research Methods (pp. 285-314). Thousand Oaks, CA:  Sage.
  52. Yates, B. T. (1997b). From psychotherapy research to cost-outcome research: What resources are necessary to implement which therapy procedures that change what processes to yield which outcomes? Psychotherapy Research, 7, 345-364.
  53. Yates, B. T., Wagner, J. L., & Surprenant, L. M. (1997). Recall of health-risky behaviors for the prior two or four weeks via computerized versus printed questionnaire. Computers and Human Behavior, 13, 83-110. 
  54. Yates, B. T. (1999). Measuring and improving cost, cost-effectiveness, and cost-benefit for substance abuse treatment programs. Bethesda, MD: National Institute on Drug Abuse, NIH Publication Number 99-4518, 124-page manual, initial press run 10,000 copies. Full copy readable and downloadable from NIDA site:
  55. Yates, B. T. (2000). Cost-benefit analysis and cost-effectiveness analysis. In A. Kazdin (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Psychology. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
  56. Taxman, F. S., & Yates, B. T. (2001). Quantitative exploration of Pandora's box of treatment and supervision: What goes on between costs in and outcomes out. In B. C. Welsh & D. P. Farrington (Eds.), Costs and benefits of preventing crime (pp. 51-84). Boulder, CO: Westview Press.
  57. Yates, B. T., Delany, P. J., & Lockwood Dillard, D. (2001). Using cost → procedure → process → outcome analysis to improve social work practice. In B. A. Thyer (Ed.), Handbook of social work research (pp. 207-238). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
  58. Yates, B. T. (2002). Roles for psychological procedures, and psychological processes, in cost-offset research: Cost → procedure → process → outcome analysis. In N. A. Cummings, W. T. O’Donohue, & K. E. Ferguson (Eds.), The impact of medical cost offset on practice and research: Making it work for you. (pp. 91-123). Reno, NV: Context Press.
  59. Yates, B. T., & Taub, J. (2003). Assessing the costs, benefits, cost-effectiveness, and cost-benefit of psychological assessment: We should, we can, and here’s how. Psychological Assessment, 15, 478-495.
  60. Yates, B. T., & Merrill, J. (2004). [Abstract] Translating findings from research into working program models: Integrating cost-effectiveness analysis and cost-benefit analysis into services research (p.217). In E. Berger (Ed.), Developing partnerships: Science, policy, and programs across cultures. Proceedings of the Second World Conference on the Promotion of Mental Health and Prevention of Mental and Behavioral Disorders. Rockville, MD: US Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Mental Health Services.
  61. Freed, M. C., Rohan, K. J. & Yates, B. T., (2004).  Adherence to light therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy, or their combination for seasonal affective disorder: implications for effectiveness. Chronobiology International, 21(4-5), 786. (Abstract number 16.7; peer-reviewed; brief publication).
  62. Freed, M. C., Rohan, K. J., Yates, B. T. (2004). Cost-Effectiveness of light therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy, or their combination for seasonal affective disorder. Chronobiology International, 21(4-5), 788. (Abstract number 16.8; peer-reviewed; brief publication).
  63. Yates, B. T. (2005). Cost-effectiveness analysis and cost-benefit analysis. In D. DuBois & M. Karcher (Eds.), Handbook for youth mentoring (pp. 525-545). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
  64. Yates, B. T. (2005). The age of cost-inclusive evaluations: Possible pitfalls in paradise. Evaluator, Autumn, 14-15.
  65. Yates, B. T. (2006). Symposium discussion: Very important research; very difficult to do. In J. Taub (Chair), Symposium: Financing issues in systems of care for children’s mental health. In Newman, C., Liberton, C. J., Kutash, K., & Friedman, R. M. (Eds.), The 18th Annual Research Conference Proceedings, A System of Care for Children’s Mental Health: Expanding the Research Base (p. 373). Tampa: University of South Florida, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, Research and Training Center for Children’s Mental Health.
  66. Yates, B. T. (2006). Book review, of “Costs and outcomes of community services for people with intellectual disabilities,” by R. J. Stancliffe and K. C. Lakin, Editors. Evaluation and Program Planning, 29, 59-60.
  67. DuBois, D. L., Doolittle, F., Yates, B. T., Silverthorn, N., & Tebes, J. K. (2006). Research methodology and youth mentoring. Journal of Community Psychology, 34, 657-676.
  68. APA Presidential Task Force on Evidence Based Practice (All authors listed in Author Note only; I’m one of those authors, who are listed alphabetically). Goodheart, C. D., Levant, R. F., Barlow, D. H., Carter, J., Davidson, K. W., Hagglund, K. J., Hollon, S. D., Johnson, J. D., Leviton, L. C., Mahrer, A. R., Newman, F. L., Norcross, J. C., Silverman, D. K., Smedley, B. D., Wampold, B. E., Westen, D. I., Yates, B. T., Zane, N. W., Reed, G. M., Bufka, L. F., Nelson, P. D., Belar, C. D., Bullock, M.(2006). Evidence-based practice in psychology. American Psychologist, 61, 271-285.
  69. McKay, C. E., Yates, B. T., & Johnsen, M. (2007). Costs of clubhouses: An international perspective. Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research, 34, 62-72.
  70. Freed, M. C., Rohan, K. J. & Yates, B. T. (2007). Estimating health utilities and quality adjusted life years in seasonal affective disorder research. Journal of Affective Disorders, 100, 83-89.
  71.  Harrell, P., Yates, B. T., & Clemmey, P. (2008). Peer group change in substance-abusing adolescents.  Journal of Adolescent Health, 42, 47-48. 
  72.  Myers, A., & Yates, B. T. (2008). Book review of Evidence-based policy: A realistic perspective, by Ray Pawson. Evaluation and Program Planning, 31(2), 218-219.
  73. Yates, B. T. (2008). Cost-effectiveness and cost-benefit of family involvement initiatives. The Evaluation Exchange, 14, 33.
  74.  Sava, F. A., Yates, B. T., Lupu, V., Hatieganu, I., Szentagotai, A., & David, D. (2009). Cost-effectiveness and cost-utility of cognitive therapy, rational emotive behavioral therapy, and fluoxetine (Prozac ®) in treating depression: A randomized clinical trial. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 65, 36-52.
  75.  Yates, B. T. (2009). Cost-inclusive evaluation: A banquet of approaches for including costs, benefits, and cost-effectiveness and cost-benefit analyses in your next evaluation. Evaluation and Program Planning, 32, 54-56.
  76. Yates, B. T. (Ed.). (2009). Cost-inclusive evaluation: Quantitative and qualitative [Special issue]. Evaluation and Program Planning, 32, 52-90. 5 articles.
  77. Yates, B. T. (2010). Evaluating costs and benefits of consumer-operated services: Unexpected resistance, unanticipated insights, and déjà vu all over again. Case 7 in J. A. Morell (Ed.), Evaluation in the face of uncertainty: Anticipating surprise and responding to the inevitable. New York: Guilford Press.
  78. Yates, B. T. (2010, December 12). Cost-inclusive evaluation. Part I: Measuring Costs. AEA365 A Tip-a-Day by and for Evaluators. Retrieved from h
  79. Yates, B. T. (2010, December 27). Cost-inclusive evaluation. Part II: Measuring Monetary Benefits. AEA365 A Tip-a-Day by and for Evaluators. Retrieved from
  80. Yates, B. T. (2011). Delivery systems can determine therapy costs, and effectiveness, more than type of therapy. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 6, 498-502.
  81. Yates, B. T., Mannix, D., Freed, M. C., Campbell, J., Johnsen, M., Jones, K., & Blyler, C. (2011). Consumer-operated service programs: Monetary and donated costs and cost-effectiveness. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 35(2), 91-99.
  82. Yates, B. T. (2012). Step arounds for common pitfalls when valuing resources used versus resources produced. In G. Julnes (Ed.), Promoting valuation in the public interest: Informing policies for judging value in evaluation. New Directions in Program Evaluation, 133, 43-52.
  83. Yates, B. T. (2012). Quantitative approaches to outcome measurement: A commentary. In J. Magnabosco & R. Manderscheid (Eds.), Outcomes measurement in human services (2nd ed.). pp. 47-57. Washington, DC: National Association of Social Workers Press. 
  84. Yates, B. T. (2012). Program evaluation: Outcomes and costs of putting psychology to work. In H. Cooper (Ed.), Handbook of research methods in psychology, Volume 2. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
  85. Yates, B. T. (2014, July 30). Cost-inclusive evaluation. Part III: Cost-benefit analysis. AEA365 A Tip-a-Day by and for Evaluators. Retrieved from
  86. Yates, B. T. (2014, August 11). Cost-inclusive evaluation. Part IV: Cost-effectiveness analysis and cost-utility analysis. AEA365 A Tip-a-Day by and for Evaluators. Retrieved from
  87. Yates, B. T., (2015). Cost-benefit and cost-effectiveness analyses in evaluation research. In  J. D. Wright (Ed.), International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (2nd ed.), Vol 5. Oxford: Elsevier. pp. 55–62.
  88. Long, K., Brown, J. L., Jones, S. M., Aber, J. L., & Yates, B. T. (2015). Cost analysis of a school-based social and emotional learning and literacy intervention.” Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis, April, 1-27. DOI: 10.1017/bca.2015.6 
  89. Yates, B. T. (2015). Understanding resistance to cost-inclusive evaluation. In H. Preskill & D. Russ-Eft (Eds.), Building evaluation capacity: Activities for teaching and training (2nd ed.) (pp. 169-174). Los Angeles: Sage.  ISBN 978-1-4833-3432-5
  90. Kiluk, B. D., Devore, K., Buck, M., Nich, C., Frankforter, T. L., LaPaglia, D. M., Yates, B. T., Gordon, M.A., & Carroll, K. M. (2016). Randomized trial of computerized cognitive behavioral therapy for alcohol use disorders: efficacy as a virtual stand-alone and treatment add-on compared with standard outpatient treatment. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 40(9), 1991-2000.
  91. Gorman J. A., Mckay, C. E., Yates, B. T., & Fisher, W. H. (2016). Keeping clubhouses open: Toward a roadmap for sustainability. Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research.
  92. Yates, B. T., & Marra, M. (2017a). Introduction to Social Return on Investment (SROI). Evaluation and Program Planning, 64, 95-97.
  93. Yates, B. T., & Marra, M. (2017b). Social Return On Investment (SROI): Problems, solutions … and is SROI a good investment? Evaluation and Program Planning, 64, 136-144.
  94. Hornack, S. E., & Yates, B. T. (2017). Patient and program costs, and outcomes, of including gender-sensitive services in intensive inpatient programs for substance use. Evaluation and Program Planning, 65, 139-147.

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