The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Massachusetts Medical School is a national leader in public sector psychiatry. Our mission is to provide excellent state-of-the-art and recovery-informed patient care, research, training, and community engagement in an effort to enhance the mental health of all citizens in Massachusetts and beyond. We are the largest provider of psychiatric service in Central Massachusetts, with a team of over 300 faculty and 2000 staff. We take pride in our outstanding clinical services, innovative educational and training programs, research advances, and workplace of choice. We are working to become the best integrated department of psychiatry in the nation. This collection showcases the journal articles and other publications and presentations written by faculty and researchers of the Department of Psychiatry.

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Publications from 2010

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Effects of a randomized couple-based intervention on quality of life of breast cancer patients and their partners, Karen Kayser, Barry N. Feldman, Nancy A. Borstelmann, and Ann A. Daniels

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Long-term effectiveness of quetiapine in bipolar disorder in a clinical setting, Terence A. Ketter, John O. Brooks III, Jennifer C. Hoblyn, Anne A. Holland, Jennifer Y. Nam, Jennifer L. Culver, Wendy K. Marsh, and Julie C. Bonner

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Adolescent Input Into Custody Decisions: Evaluating Decision-Making Capacities, Kimberly A. Larson and Joseph McGill

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Fetal cardiac arrhythmia during bupropion use, Kimberly Leventhal, Nancy Byatt, and Rebecca S. Lundquist

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From complexity to reality: providing useful frameworks for defining systems of care, Jody Levison-Johnson and Melodie Wenz-Gross

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Linear and nonlinear relationships between visual stimuli, EEG and BOLD fMRI signals, Zhongming Liu, Cristina Rios, Nanyin Zhang, Lin Yang, Wei Chen, and Bin He

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Age-related changes in the corpus callosum in early-onset bipolar disorder assessed using volumetric and cross-sectional measurements, Melissa Lopez-Larson, Janis L. Breeze, David N. Kennedy, Steven M. Hodge, Lena Tang, Constance M. Moore, Anthony J. Giuliano, Nikos Makris, Verne S. Caviness Jr., and Jean A. Frazier

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Pain, Spirituality, and Meaning Making: What Can We Learn from the Literature?, Carol J. Lysne and Amy B. Wachholtz

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Sex-related differences in antidepressant response: When to adjust treatment, Wendy K. Marsh and Kristina M. Deligiannidis

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Correlation of Measures of Psychotherapy Competency in Psychiatry Residents, Julia Matthews-Bellinger, Sheldon Benjamin, Mohit Chauhan, and Mary L. Zanetti

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Stressed and helping: the relations among acculturative stress, gender, and prosocial tendencies in Mexican Americans, Meredith McGinley, Gustavo Carlo, Lisa J. Crockett, Marcela Raffaelli, Rosalie A. Torres Stone, and Maria I. Iturbide

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Interdisciplinary treatment planning in inpatient settings: from myth to model, Kris A. McLoughlin and Jeffrey L. Geller

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Aggression, Bruce Meltzer, Martha Castro, and Jean A. Frazier

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Prevalence of criminal thinking among state prison inmates with serious mental illness, Robert D. Morgan, William H. Fisher, Naihua Duan, Jon T. Mandracchia, and Danielle Murray

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Insertion of tetracysteine motifs into dopamine transporter extracellular domains, Deanna M. Navaroli and Haley E. Melikian

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Impact of traumatic and violent victimization experiences in individuals with schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder, Jennifer M. Newman, Ayme Turnbull, Brady A. Berman, Stephanie Rodrigues, and Mark R. Serper

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Parenting and Recovery for Mothers with Mental Disorders, Joanne Nicholson

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Parenting with a Mental Illness. A radio interview for ABC Radio National, Australia Public Radio (Audio file), Joanne Nicholson

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The internet, health promotion, and community participation, Joanne Nicholson and Armando J. Rotondi

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Schizophrenia and Schizoaffective Disorder, Jayendra K. Patel and Kristina M. Deligiannidis

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Metabolic dysfunction in women with bipolar disorder: the potential influence of family history of type 2 diabetes mellitus, Natalie L. Rasgon, Heather A. Kenna, Margaret F. Reynolds-May, Pascale G. Stemmle, Mytilee Vemuri, Wendy K. Marsh, Po Wang, and Terence A. Ketter

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The Evidence-Based Guide to Antipsychotic Medications, Anthony J. Rothschild

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Scoring Subjectivity and Item Performance on Measures Used to Assess Violence Risk: The PCL-R and HCR-20 as Exemplars, K. A. Rufino, Laura S. Guy, and M. T. Boccaccini

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The management of sex offenders: perspectives for psychiatry, Fabian M. Saleh, Albert J. Grudzinskas Jr., H. Martin Malin, and R. Gregg Dwyer

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Paraphilias with co-morbid psychopathy: the clinical and legal significance to sex offender assessments, Fabian M. Saleh, H. Martin Malin, Albert J. Grudzinskas Jr., and Michael J. Vitacco

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Clinical genetic testing for patients with autism spectrum disorders, Yiping Shen, Kira A. Dies, Ingrid A. Holm, Carolyn Bridgemohan, Magdi M. Sobeih, Elizabeth B. Caronna, Karen J. Miller, Jean A. Frazier, Iris Silverstein, Jonathan Picker, Laura Weissman, Peter Raffalli, Shafali Jeste, Laurie A. Demmer, Heather K. Peters, Stephanie J. Brewster, Sara J. Kowalczyk, Beth Rosen-Sheidley, Caroline McGowan, Andrew W. Duda III, Sharyn A. Lincoln, Kathryn R. Lowe, Alison Schonwald, Michael Robbins, Fuki Hisama, Robert Wolff, Ronald Becker, Ramzi Nasir, David K. Urion, Jeff M. Milunsky, Leonard Rappaport, James F. Gusella, Christopher A. Walsh, Bai-Lin Wu, and David T. Miller

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A Brief Treatment Engagement Intervention for Individuals with Co-occurring Mental Illness and Substance Use Disorders: Results of a Randomized Clinical Trial, David A. Smelson, David Kalman, Miklos F. Losonczy, Anna Kline, Usha Sambamoorthi, Lauren St. Hill, Kathy Castles-Fonseca, and Douglas M. Ziedonis

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Serum aminotransferase changes with significant weight loss: sex and age effects, Ayako Suzuki, Martin Binsk, Ronald Sha, Amy B. Wachholtz, Howard Eisenson, and Anna Mae Diehl

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Psychosocial outcomes in patients with recurrent major depressive disorder during 2 years of maintenance treatment with venlafaxine extended release, Madhukar H. Trivedi, David L. Dunner, Susan G. Kornstein, Michael E. Thase, John M. Zajecka, Anthony J. Rothschild, Edward S. Friedman, Richard C. Shelton, Martin B. Keller, James H. Kocsis, and Alan J. Gelenberg

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Assessing violence risk and psychopathy in juvenile and adult offenders: a survey of clinical practices, Jodi L. Viljoen, Kaitlyn McLachlan, and Gina M. Vincent

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Does pain predict interference with daily functioning and weight loss in an obese residential treatment-seeking population, Amy B. Wachholtz, Martin Binsk, Howard Eisenson, Ronette Kolotkin, and Ayako Suzuki

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"Shaking the Blues Away": Energizing Spiritual Practices for the Treatment of Chronic Pain, Amy B. Wachholtz and Michelle J. Pearce

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Exploring Stress and Coping Strategies among National Guard Spouses during Times of Deployment: A Research Note, Angela R. Wheeler and Rosalie A. Torres Stone

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Comparison of two intensities of tobacco dependence counseling in schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder, Jill M. Williams, Marc L. Steinberg, Mia Hanos Zimmermann, Kunal K. Gandhi, Brooke Stipelman, Patricia Dooley Budsock, and Douglas M. Ziedonis

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Mapping resting-state brain networks in conscious animals, Nanyin Zhang, Pallavi Rane, Wei Huang, Zhifeng Liang, David Kennedy, Jean A. Frazier, and Jean A. King

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Functional MRI mapping neuronal inhibition and excitation at columnar level in human visual cortex, Nanyin Zhang, Xiao-Hong Zhu, Essa Yacoub, Kamil Ugurbil, and Wei Chen

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High-resolution fMRI mapping of ocular dominance layers in cat lateral geniculate nucleus, Nanyin Zhang, Xiao-Hong Zhu, Yi Zhang, Jae-keun Park, and Wei Chen

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Dopamine D2-receptor activation elicits akinesia, rigidity, catalepsy, and tremor in mice expressing hypersensitive {alpha}4 nicotinic receptors via a cholinergic-dependent mechanism, Rubing Zhao-Shea, Bruce M. Cohen, Herwig Just, Tristan McClure-Begley, Paul Whiteaker, Sharon R. Grady, Outi Salminen, Paul D. Gardner, Henry A. Lester, and Andrew R. Tapper

Publications from 2009

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Epigenetic regulation in human brain-focus on histone lysine methylation, Schahram Akbarian and Hsien-Sung Huang

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Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in prison: a treatment protocol, Kenneth L. Appelbaum

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Voluntariness of consent to research: a conceptual model, Paul S. Appelbaum, Charles W. Lidz, and Robert Klitzman

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Voluntariness of consent to research: a preliminary empirical investigation, Paul S. Appelbaum, Charles W. Lidz, and Robert Klitzman

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Three-dimensional source imaging from simultaneously recorded ERP and BOLD-fMRI, Xiaoxiao Bai, Zhongming Liu, Nanyin Zhang, Wei Chen, and Bin He

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Mental illness and substance use disorders among women veterans with diabetes, Ranjana Banerjea, Leonard M. Pogach, David Smelson, and Usha Sambamoorthi

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Comparison of sleep/wake parameters for self-monitoring bipolar disorder, Michael Bauer, Tasha Glenn, Paul Grof, Natalie L. Rasgon, Martin Alda, Wendy K. Marsh, Kemal Sagduyu, Rita Schmid, Mazda Adli, and Peter C. Whybrow

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Frequency of subsyndromal symptoms and employment status in patients with bipolar disorder, Michael Bauer, Tasha Glenn, Paul Grof, Natalie L. Rasgon, Wendy K. Marsh, Kemal Sagduyu, Martin Alda, Ute Lewitzka, Johanna Sasse, Eliza Kozuch-Krolik, and Peter C. Whybrow

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Relationship between adjunctive medications for anxiety and time spent ill in patients with bipolar disorder, Michael Bauer, Tasha Glenn, Paul Grof, Natalie L. Rasgon, Wendy K. Marsh, Kemal Sagduyu, Martin Alda, Ute Lewitzka, Rita Schmid, and Peter C. Whybrow

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Relationship among latitude, climate, season and self-reported mood in bipolar disorder, Michael Bauer, Tasha Glenn, Paul Grof, Natalie L. Rasgon, Wendy K. Marsh, Kemal Sagduyu, Martin Alda, Greg Murray, Danilo Quiroz, Yanni Malliaris, Johanna Sasse, Maximilian Pilhatsch, and Peter C. Whybrow

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Marking the passage of time, Patricia H. Bazemore and Stephen M. Soreff

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The Draw-A-Clock Contest: A Strategy for Improving Cognitive Status Assessment by Trainees, Sheldon Benjamin, Edith Kaplan, Margo D. Lauterbach, Jordan Eisenstock, Daniel Schneider, Nabil D. Ali, John F. Sullivan, and Ankur A. Butala

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Examining Latino differences in mental healthcare use: the roles of acculturation and attitudes towards healthcare, Terceira A. Berdahl and Rosalie A. Torres Stone

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The revolution in forensic ethics: narrative, compassion, and a robust professionalism, Philip J. Candilis

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Advances in Informed Consent Research, Philip J. Candilis and Charles W. Lidz

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AACAP 2006 Research Forum--Advancing research in early-onset bipolar disorder: barriers and suggestions, Gabrielle A. Carlson, Robert L. Findling, Robert M. Post, Boris Birmaher, Hilary P. Blumberg, Christoph Correll, Melissa P. DelBello, Mary Fristad, Jean A. Frazier, Constance Hammen, Stephen P. Hinshaw, Robert Kowatch, Ellen Leibenluft, Stephanie E. Meyer, Mani N. Pavuluri, Karen Dineen Wagner, and Mauricio Tohen

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Female fear: influence of estrus cycle on behavioral response and neuronal activation, Wei Chen, Jessica Shields, Wei Huang, and Jean A. King

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Combating Tobacco Use in Military and Veteran Populations, Committee on Smoking Cessation in Military and Veteran Populations, Institute of Medicine, Stuart Bondurant, Roberta Wedge, and Douglas M. Ziedonis

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Cingulate white matter neurons in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, Caroline M. Connor, Yin Guo, and Schahram Akbarian

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Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and comorbid oppositional defiant disorder or conduct disorder, Daniel F. Connor and Leonard A. Doerfler

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Patient--provider communication: understanding the role of patient activation for Latinos in mental health treatment, Dharma E. Cortes, Norah Mulvaney-Day, Lisa R. Fortuna, Sarah Reinfeld, and Margarita Alegria

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Survey of Threats and Assaults by Patients on Psychiatry Residents, Holly Crisp-Han, Emiko Moniwa, Yael Dvir, and Dana Levy

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Justice system involvement into young adulthood: comparison of adolescent girls in the public mental health system and in the general population, Maryann Davis, William H. Fisher, Bernice Gershenson, Albert J. Grudzinskas, and Steven M. Banks

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The Service System Obstacle Course for Transition-Age Youth and Young Adults, Maryann Davis, Melanie Green, and Cheri Hoffman

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Developing the DMH Research Agenda – Stakeholder Focus Groups, Jonathan Delman, R. Dougherty, and S. Perlman

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Service Users as Paid Research Workers: Principles for Active Involvement and Good Practice Guidance, Jonathan Delman and Alisa K. Lincoln

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Three-dimensional imaging of complex neural activation in humans from EEG, Lei Ding, Nanyin Zhang, Wei Chen, and Bin He

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Brain Dysfunction and Community Violence in Patients With Major Mental Illness, Wayne M. Dinn, David A. Gansler, Nancy Moczynski, and Carl E. Fulwiler

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Sex and Aggression: The Relationship Between Gender and Abuse Experience in Youngsters Referred to Residential Treatment, Leonard A. Doerfler, Peter F. Toscano Jr., and Daniel F. Connor

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Psychosis as a risk factor for violence to others: a meta-analysis, Kevin S. Douglas, Laura S. Guy, and Stephen D. Hart

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Book Review: "Clinical Manual for Management of Bipolar Disorder in Children and Adolescents", Yael Dvir

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Massachusetts Child Psychiatry Access Project (MCPAP) University of Massachusetts (UMass) Parent Satisfaction Study, Yael Dvir, Melodie Wenz-Gross, Mary Jeffers-Terry, and Peter Metz

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A Comparison of Voxel-Based Morphometry and Volumetry Methods in the Context of the Neural Basis of Aggression, Britt C. Emerton, Matthew Jerram, Thilo Deckersbach, Darin D. Dougherty, Carl E. Fulwiler, and David A. Gansler

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Identifying clinically questionable psychotropic prescribing practices for medicaid recipients in New York state, Susan M. Essock, Nancy H. Covell, Emily Leckman-Westin, Jeffrey A. Lieberman, Lloyd I. Sederer, Edith Kealey, Molly T. Finnerty, and Jean A. Frazier

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Oxytocin modulates unconditioned fear response in lactating dams: an fMRI study, Marcelo Febo, Jessica Shields, Craig F. Ferris, and Jean A. King

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Politics, Daniel B. Fisher

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The changing role of the state psychiatric hospital, William H. Fisher, Jeffrey L. Geller, and John A. Pandiani

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Minority and Refugee Clients, Lisa R. Fortuna

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A qualitative study of clinicians' use of the cultural formulation model in assessing posttraumatic stress disorder, Lisa R. Fortuna, Michelle V. Porche, and Margarita Alegria

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Neurobiology of pediatric mood disorders: Part II, Jean A. Frazier and Jair C. Soares

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Parents with a Mental Illness and Implementation of the Adoption and Safe Families Act, Barbara J. Friesen, Joanne Nicholson, Katharine Kaplan, and Phyllis Solomon

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Book Review: The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Substance Abuse Treatment, 4th edition, Carl E. Fulwiler

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A multivariate approach to aggression and the orbital frontal cortex in psychiatric patients, David A. Gansler, Nicole C. R. McLaughlin, Lisa Iguchi, Matthew Jerram, Dana W. Moore, Rafeeque A. Bhadelia, and Carl E. Fulwiler

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Addressing tobacco dependence in psychiatric practice: promises and pitfalls, Tony P. George and Douglas M. Ziedonis

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MySpace or YourSpace? Using MySpace.com and other web pages in forensic evaluations of adolescents and children, Jessica L. Griffin

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Measuring principal substance of abuse in comorbid patients for clinical research, Margaret L. Griffin, Monika E. Kolodziej, and Roger D. Weiss

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Personal accounts: Jack and the clubhouse road to recovery, John Grillo

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Foreword: Handbook of Violence Risk Assessment and Treatment: New Approaches for Mental Health Professionals, Thomas Grisso

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Legal Questions about Juveniles’ Capacities, Thomas Grisso

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Dysthymic Disorder, Jerry L. Halverson, Sarah Langenfeld, Rebecca Lundquist, Alan Schmetzer, Brian R. Szetela, and Francisco Talavera

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The impact of regionalization on reentry service outcomes for individuals with severe mental illness, Stephanie W. Hartwell, William H. Fisher, and Xiaogang Deng

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Supporting clubhouse members in their role as parents: necessary conditions for policy and practice initiatives, Beth R. Hinden, Toni Wolf, Kathleen Biebel, and Joanne Nicholson

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Policy, Funding, and Sustainability: Issues and Recommendations for Promoting Effective Transition Systems, Cheri Hoffman, Craig Anne Heflinger, Michele Athay, and Maryann Davis

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Clavulanic acid: a competitive inhibitor of beta-lactamases with novel anxiolytic-like activity and minimal side effects, Deog J. Kim, Jean A. King, Lisa Zuccarelli, Craig F. Ferris, Gary A. Koppel, Charles T. Snowdon, and Chang H. Ahn

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Cross-cultural validation of a smoking abstinence self-efficacy scale in Korean American men, Sun S. Kim, Seong-Ho Kim, and Elsie E. Gulick

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The Relationship Between Military Service Eras and Psychosocial Treatment Needs Among Homeless Veterans With a Co-Occurring Substance Abuse and Mental Health Disorder, Anna Kline, Lanora Callahan, Mark Butler, Lauren St. Hill, Miklos F. Losonczy, and David Smelson

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Under Construction: Linkages between Youth and Adult Systems after Expanding Transition Services, Nancy Koroloff, Maryann Davis, Matthew Johnsen, and Barbara E. Starrett

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Olanzapine versus placebo in adolescents with schizophrenia: a 6-week, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial, Ludmila Kryzhanovskaya, S. Charles Schulz, Christopher McDougle, Jean A. Frazier, Ralf Dittmann, Carol Robertson-Plouch, Theresa Bauer, Wen Xu, Wei Wang, Janice Carlson, and Mauricio Tohen

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The differential diagnosis of childhood- and young adult-onset disorders that include psychosis, Margo D. Lauterbach, Aimee L. Stanislawski-Zygaj, and Sheldon Benjamin

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Competing commitments in clinical trials, Charles W. Lidz, Paul S. Appelbaum, Steven Joffe, Karen Albert, Jill Rosenbaum, and Lorna J. Simon

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The BMC ACCESS project: the development of a medically enhanced safe haven shelter, Alisa K. Lincoln, Peggy Johnson, Dennis Espejo, Sara Plachta-Elliott, Peggy Lester, Christopher Shanahan, Susan Abbott, Howard Cabral, Amber Jamanka, Jonathan Delman, and Patty Kenny

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Mapping the bilateral visual integration by EEG and fMRI, Zhongming Liu, Nanyin Zhang, Wei Chen, and Bin He