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 2014

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Adapting Supported Employment for Emerging Adults with Serious Mental Health Conditions, Marsha Langer Ellison, Vanessa V. Klodnick, Gary R. Bond, Izabela M. Krzos, Susan M. Kaiser, Marc A. Fagan, and Maryann Davis

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Discovering Behavioral Intervention: A Parent’s Interactive Guide to ABA, Richard K. Fleming, Carol Curtin, Cheryl A. Gray, and Charles D. Hamad

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Effect of sertraline on risk of falling in older adults with psychotic depression on olanzapine: results of a randomized placebo-controlled trial, Alastair J. Flint, Andrea Iaboni, Benoit H. Mulsant, Anthony J. Rothschild, Ellen M. Whyte, and Barnett S. Meyers

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Introduction, Jean A. Frazier and Christopher J. McDougle

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Brain slice biotinylation: an ex vivo approach to measure region-specific plasma membrane protein trafficking in adult neurons, Luke R. Gabriel, Sijia Wu, and Haley Melikian

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Refocusing gun policy, Jeffrey L. Geller

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Motivations of Patients with Diabetes to Participate in Research, Cynthia Geppert, Philip J. Candilis, Stephen P. Baker, Charles W. Lidz, Paul Appelbaum, and Kenneth E. Fletcher

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Rapid generation of balanced trial distributions for discrimination learning procedures: A technical note, Christophe J. Gerard, Harry A. MacKay, Brooks Thompson, and William J. McIlvane

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Controlling Relations in Stimulus Equivalence Classes of Preschool Children and Individuals with Down Syndrome, Priscila C. Grisante, Julio C. de Rose, and William J. McIlvane

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Influence of the HCR-20, LS/CMI, and PCL-R on Decisions About Parole Suitability Among Lifers, Laura Guy, Cliff Kusaj, Ira K. Packer, and Kevin S. Douglas

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Evaluation of a statewide implementation of supported employment in Massachusetts, Alexis D. Henry, Lobat Hashemi, and Jianying Zhang

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The development and expression of physical nicotine dependence corresponds to structural and functional alterations in the anterior cingulate-precuneus pathway, Wei Huang, Jean A. King, W. W. Sanouri A. Ursprung, Shaokuan Zheng, Nanyin Zhang, David N. Kennedy, Douglas M. Ziedonis, and Joseph R. DiFranza

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A comparison of food refusal related to characteristics of food in children with autism spectrum disorder and typically developing children, Kristie L. Hubbard, Sarah E. Anderson, Carol Curtin, Aviva Must, and Linda G. Bandini

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Nasal Morphology of the Chinese: Three-Dimensional Reference Values for Rhinoplasty, Yasas S. N. Jayaratne, Curtis K. Deutsch, and Roger A. Zwahlen

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Stereophotogrammetry-based facial depth measurements: a novel method for quantifying facial projection, Yasas S. N. Jayaratne, Curtis K. Deutsch, and Roger A. Zwahlen

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The Science and Psychology of Infertility, Julia V. Johnson and Kristin L. MacGregor

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A Culturally Adapted Smoking Cessation Intervention for Korean Americans: A Mediating Effect of Perceived Family Norm Toward Quitting, Sun S. Kim, Seong-Ho Kim, Hua (Julia) Fang, Simona Kwon, Donna Shelley, and Douglas M. Ziedonis

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Population-based initiatives in college mental health: students helping students to overcome obstacles, Daniel Kirsch, Stephanie L. Pinder-Amaker, Charles Morse, Marsha Langer Ellison, Leonard A. Doerfler, and Michelle B. Riba

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Influence of sex and menopausal status on response, remission, and recurrence in patients with recurrent major depressive disorder treated with venlafaxine extended release or fluoxetine: analysis of data from the PREVENT study, Susan G. Kornstein, Ronald D. Pedersen, Peter J. Holland, Charles B. Nemeroff, Anthony J. Rothschild, Michael E. Thase, Madhukar H. Trivedi, Philip T. Ninan, and Martin B. Keller

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Emily Lauer and Courtney Dutra on Person-Centered Evaluation: Aging and Disability Services, Emily Lauer and Courtney Dutra

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Risk factors for suicide among 34,671 patients with psychotic and non-psychotic severe depression, Anne Katrine K. Leadholm, Anthony J. Rothschild, Jimmi Nielsen, Per Bech, and Soren Dinesen Ostergaard

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A Review of the Korean Cultural Syndrome Hwa-Byung: Suggestions for Theory and Intervention, Jieun Lee, Amy B. Wachholtz, and Keum-Hyeong Choi

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Exploring Knowledge Exchange at the Research-Policy-Practice Interface in Children's Behavioral Health Services, Laurel K. Leslie, Susan Maciolek, Kathleen Biebel, Gifty Debordes-Jackson, and Joanne Nicholson

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Neuroplasticity to a single-episode traumatic stress revealed by resting-state fMRI in awake rats, Zhifeng Liang, Jean A. King, and Nanyin Zhang

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Context is everything: psychological data and consent to research, Charles W. Lidz and Paul S. Appelbaum

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Therapeutic misconception in clinical trials: fighting against it and living with it, Charles W. Lidz and Paul S. Appelbaum

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Thematic Matching as Remedial Teaching for Symbolic Matching for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Karen M. Lionello-DeNolf, Rachel Farber, B. Max Jones, and William V. Dube

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Effect of diet on brain metabolites and behavior in spontaneously hypertensive rats, Ana A. Liso Navarro, Elif M. Sikoglu, Cailin R. Heinze, Ryan C. Rogan, Vivienne A. Russell, Jean A. King, and Constance M. Moore

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Recent research related to juvenile sex offending: findings and directions for further research, H. Martin Malin, Fabian M. Saleh, and Albert J. Grudzinskas Jr.

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Aripiprazole Decreases Irritability in 12 out of 14 Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Ann E. Maloney, Eric O. Mick, and Jean A. Frazier

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Colaboração Programática entre Brasil e EUA na Análise do Comportamento: Uma História do PRONEX (Programmatic Collaboration between Brazil and the United States in the Analysis of Behavior: The PRONEX Story), William J. McIlvane

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The potential for health-related uses of mobile phones and internet with homeless veterans: results from a multisite survey, D. Keith McInnes, Leon Sawh, Beth Ann Petrakis, Sowmya R. Rao, Stephanie L. Shimada, Karin M. Eyrich-Garg, Allen L. Gifford, Henry D. Anaya, and David A. Smelson

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Genome-wide association study of proneness to anger, Eric O. Mick, James J. McGough, Curtis K. Deutsch, Jean A. Frazier, David N. Kennedy, and Robert J. Goldberg

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Patterns of initiation of second generation antipsychotics for bipolar disorder: a month-by-month analysis of provider behavior, Christopher J. Miller, Mingfei Li, Robert B. Penfold, Austin F. Lee, Eric G. Smith, David N. Osser, Laura Bajor, and Mark S. Bauer

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The genome in three dimensions: a new frontier in human brain research, Amanda C. Mitchell, Rahul Bharadwaj, Catheryne Whittle, Winfried Krueger, Karoly Mirnics, Yasmin Hurd, Theodore Rasmussen, and Schahram Akbarian

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Rapid Teaching of Arbitrary Matching in Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities, Greg Morro, Harry A. MacKay, and Michael T. Carlin

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Obesity Prevention for Children with Developmental Disabilities, Aviva Must, Carol Curtin, Kristie Hubbard, Linmarie Sikich, James Bedford, and Linda G. Bandini

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Comparison of sedentary behaviors between children with autism spectrum disorders and typically developing children, Aviva Must, Sarah M. Phillips, Carol Curtin, Sarah E. Anderson, Melissa C. T. Maslin, Keith Lividini, and Linda G. Bandini

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Creating Options for Family Recovery: A Provider's Guide to Promoting Parental Mental Health, Joanne Nicholson, Toni Wolf, Chip Wilder, and Kathleen Biebel

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Predictors of psychological distress and interest in mental health services in individuals with cancer, Erin L. O'Hea, Brigitte R. Monahan, Alexandra Cutillo, Sharina D. Person, Grant Grissom, and Edwin D. Boudreaux

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Laser light scan analysis of the "anticonvulsant face", H. Ivan Orup Jr., Curtis K. Deutsch, and Lewis B. Holmes

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The role of coping in depression treatment utilization for VA primary care patients, Princess E. Osei-Bonsu, Barbara G. Bokhour, Mark Glickman, Stephanie Rodrigues, Nora M. Mueller, Natalie S. Dell, Shibei Zhao, Susan V. Eisen, and A. Rani Elwy

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Measuring treatment response in psychotic depression: the Psychotic Depression Assessment Scale (PDAS) takes both depressive and psychotic symptoms into account, Soren Dinesen Ostergaard, Barnett S. Meyers, Alastair Flint, Benoit H. Mulsant, Ellen M. Whyte, Christine M. Ulbricht, Per Bech, and Anthony J. Rothschild

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Dicer expression is essential for adult midbrain dopaminergic neuron maintenance and survival, Xueyan Pang, Eric M. Hogan, Alison Casserly, Guangping Gao, Paul D. Gardner, and Andrew R. Tapper

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An Outcome Study of Seeking Safety With Rural Community-Based Women, Beverly J. Patitz, Melissa L. Anderson, and Lisa M. Najavits

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Response to: The Selective Allure of Neuroscience and Its Implications for The Courtroom, Ekaterina Pivovarova

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The Expert Witness as a Traveling Sprinkler, Ekaterina Pivovarova and Stanley Brodsky

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Towards Wariness Between Attorneys and Neuroscience Clinicians, Ekaterina Pivovarova and Stanley Brodsky

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Safety Monitoring and Withdrawal of Psychiatric Research Participants, Ekaterina Pivovarova and Philip J. Candilis

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A Polygraph Primer: What Litigators Need to Know, Ekaterina Pivovarova, Judith G. Edersheim, Justin Baker, and Bruce H. Price

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Protecting Our Parents: Can Science Help?, Bruce H. Price, Ekaterina Pivovarova, and Judith G. Edersheim

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Structure-centered portal for child psychiatry research, Pallavi Rane, Christian Haselgrove, Steven M. Hodge, Jean A. Frazier, and David N. Kennedy

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GRAIDs: a framework for closing the gap in the availability of health promotion programs and interventions for people with disabilities, James H. Rimmer, Kerri A. Vanderbom, Linda G. Bandini, Charles E. Drum, Karen Luken, Yolanda Suarez-Balcazar, and Ian D. Graham

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The relationship between change in apathy and changes in cognition and functional outcomes in currently non-depressed SSRI-treated patients with major depressive disorder, Anthony J. Rothschild, Joel Raskin, Chia-Ning Wang, Lauren B. Marangell, and Maurizio Fava

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Enhancement in cognitive function recovery by granulocyte-colony stimulating factor in a rodent model of traumatic brain injury, Elif M. Sikoglu, Meghan E. Heffernan, Kelly Tam, Kenneth M. Sicard, Bernt T. Bratane, Meina Quan, Marc Fisher, and Jean A. King

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Medicaid lapses and low-income young adults' receipt of outpatient mental health care after an inpatient stay, Eric Slade, Lawrence Wissow, Maryann Davis, Michael Abrams, and Lisa B. Dixon

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Suicide risk in Veterans Health Administration patients with mental health diagnoses initiating lithium or valproate: a historical prospective cohort study, Eric G. Smith, Karen L. Austin, Hyungjin Myra Kim, Donald R. Miller, Susan V. Eisen, Cindy L. Christiansen, Amy M. Kilbourne, Brian C. Sauer, John F. McCarthy, and Marcia Valenstein

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Changes in pro-inflammatory cytokines and body weight during 6-month risperidone treatment in drug naive, first-episode schizophrenia, Xueqin Song, Xiaoduo Fan, Xue Li, Wei Zhang, Jinsong Gao, Jingping Zhao, Amy Harrington, Douglas M. Ziedonis, and Luxian Lv

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Prolactin serum levels correlate with inflammatory status in drug-naive first-episode schizophrenia, Xueqin Song, Xiaoduo Fan, Jianjiang Zhang, Hui Zheng, Xue Li, Lijuan Pang, Xumei Chen, Wei Zhang, Amy Harrington, Douglas M. Ziedonis, and Luxian Lv

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APOA-I: a possible novel biomarker for metabolic side effects in first episode schizophrenia, Xueqin Song, Xue Li, Jinsong Gao, Jingping Zhao, Youhui Li, Xiaoduo Fan, and Luxian Lv

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Fat-mass and obesity-associated gene polymorphisms and weight gain after risperidone treatment in first episode schizophrenia, Xueqin Song, Lijuan Pang, Yufang Feng, Xiaoduo Fan, Xue Li, Wei Zhang, Jinsong Gao, Jianjiang Zhang, Katlyn Nemani, Hua Zhang, and Luxian Lv

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Personal accounts: recovery is resilience in the face of symptoms, Richard J. Stewart and Jeffrey L. Geller

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Modeling the effects of sensory reinforcers on behavioral persistence with alternative reinforcement, Mary M. Sweeney, Keira Moore, Timothy A. Shahan, William H. Ahearn, William V. Dube, and John A. Nevin

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Co-morbid pain and opioid addiction: long term effect of opioid maintenance on acute pain, Amy B. Wachholtz and Gerardo Gonzalez

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Early-treatment weight loss predicts 6-month weight loss in women with obesity and depression: Implications for stepped care, Molly E. Waring, Kristin L. Schneider, Bradley M. Appelhans, Andrew M. Busch, Matthew C. Whited, Stephanie Rodrigues, Stephenie C. Lemon, and Sherry L. Pagoto

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What Happens to Mental Health Treatment During Pregnancy? Women's Experience with Prescribing Providers, Linda F. Weinreb, Nancy Byatt, Tiffany A. Moore Simas, Karen Tenner, and Judith A. Savageau

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Effects of perinatal depression and anxiety on labor and delivery outcomes, Gianna L. Wilkie and Kristina M. Deligiannidis

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Eye-tracking Measures Reveal How Changes in the Design of Aided AAC Displays Influence the Efficiency of Locating Symbols by School-Aged Children without Disabilities, Krista M. Wilkinson, Tara O'Neill, and William J. McIlvane

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Educating first responders to provide emergency services to individuals with disabilities, Susan B. Wolf-Fordham, Janet S. Twyman, and Charles D. Hamad

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Frequency and pattern of childhood symptom onset reported by first episode schizophrenia and clinical high risk youth, Kristen A. Woodberry, Rachael A. Serur, Sean B. Hallinan, Raquelle I. Mesholam-Gately, Anthony J. Giuliano, Joanne D. Wojcik, Matcheri S. Keshavan, Jean A. Frazier, Jill M. Goldstein, Martha E. Shenton, Robert W. McCarley, and Larry J. Seidman

Publications from 2013

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Neuroprediction of future rearrest, Eyal Aharoni, Gina M. Vincent, Carla L. Harenski, Vince D. Calhoun, Walter Sinnott-Armstrong, Michael S. Gazzaniga, and Kent A. Kiehl

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A single intravenous rAAV injection as late as P20 achieves efficacious and sustained CNS Gene therapy in canavan mice, Seemin Seher Ahmed, Huapeng Li, Chunyan Cao, Elif M. Sikoglu, Andrew R. Denninger, Qin Su, Samuel Eaton, Ana A. Liso Navarro, Jun Xie, Sylvia Szucs, Hongwei Zhang, Constance M. Moore, Daniel A. Kirschner, Thomas N. Seyfried, Terence R. Flotte, Reuben Matalon, and Guangping Gao

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Modeling key pathological features of frontotemporal dementia with C9ORF72 repeat expansion in iPSC-derived human neurons, Sandra Almeida, Eduardo Gascon, Helene Tran, Hsin-Jung Chou, Tania F. Gendron, Steven Degroot, Andrew R. Tapper, Chantal Sellier, Nicolas Charlet-Berguerand, Anna Karydas, William W. Seeley, Adam L. Boxer, Leonard Petrucelli, Bruce L. Miller, and Fen-Biao Gao

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Supporting Recovery in the Deaf Community: Creating Continuum of Behavioral Health Care in Central Massachusetts, Melissa L. Anderson, Neil S. Glickman, Lisa Mistler, Susan Jones, Monika E. Kolodziej, and Douglas M. Ziedonis

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A collaborative care model to improve access to pediatric mental health services, Onesky Aupont, Leonard A. Doerfler, Daniel F. Connor, Christopher Stille, Mayra Tisminetzky, and Thomas J. McLaughlin

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Health U.: A Nutrition Curriculum for Teenagers with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Linda G. Bandini, Carol Curtin, Richard K. Fleming, Melissa C. T. Maslin, and Renee Scampini

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Is body mass index a useful measure of excess body fatness in adolescents and young adults with Down syndrome?, Linda G. Bandini, R. K. Fleming, R. Scampini, James Gleason, and Aviva Must

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Comparison of physical activity between children with autism spectrum disorders and typically developing children, Linda G. Bandini, James Gleason, Carol Curtin, Keith Lividini, Sarah E. Anderson, Sharon A. Cermak, Melissa Maslin, and Aviva Must

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Accuracy of Dietary Reference Intakes for determining energy requirements in girls, Linda G. Bandini, Keith Lividini, Sarah M. Phillips, and Aviva Must

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Neuropsychological correlates of symptom dimensions in inpatients with major depressive disorder, Michael R. Basso, Dennis R. Combs, Rod Purdie, Philip J. Candilis, and Robert Bornstein

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Educating psychiatry residents in neuropsychiatry and neuroscience, Sheldon Benjamin

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Congenital and acquired disorders presenting as psychosis in children and young adults, Sheldon Benjamin, Margo D. Lauterbach, and Aimee L. Stanislawski

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Lethal Means Restriction for Suicide Prevention: Beliefs and Behaviors of Emergency Department Providers, Marian E. Betz, Matthew Miller, Catherine Barber, Ivan Miller, Ashley F. Sullivan, Carlos A. Camargo Jr., Edwin D. Boudreaux, Edward W. Boyer, Robin E. Clark, Mardia A. Coleman, Barry N. Feldman, and ED-SAFE Investigators

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Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices of Emergency Department Providers in the Care of Suicidal Patients, Marian E. Betz, Ashley F. Sullivan, Anne P. Manton, Janice A. Espinola, Ivan Miller, Carlos A. Camargo Jr., Edwin D. Boudreaux, Edward W. Boyer, Robin E. Clark, Mardia A. Coleman, Barry N. Feldman, and ED-SAFE Investigators

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Regulation of Higher Order Chromatin at GRIN2B and GAD1 Genetic Loci in Human and Mouse Brain: A Dissertation, Rahul Bharadwaj

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Conserved chromosome 2q31 conformations are associated with transcriptional regulation of GAD1 GABA synthesis enzyme and altered in prefrontal cortex of subjects with schizophrenia, Rahul Bharadwaj, Yan Jiang, Wenjie Mao, Mira Jakovcevski, Aslihan Dincer, Winfried Krueger, Krassimira Garbett, Catheryne Whittle, Jogender S. Tushir, Jia Liu, Adolfo Sequeira, Marquis P. Vawter, Paul D. Gardner, Patrizia Casaccia, Theodore Rasmussen, William E. Bunney Jr., Karoly Mirnics, Kensuke Futai, and Schahram Akbarian

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Community Mental Health Provider Reluctance to Provide Pharmacotherapy May Be a Barrier to Addressing Perinatal Depression: A Preliminary Study, Nancy Byatt, Kathleen Biebel, Gifty Debordes-Jackson, Rebecca S. Lundquist, Tiffany A. Moore Simas, Linda F. Weinreb, and Douglas M. Ziedonis

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Barriers and Facilitators to Addressing Perinatal Depression in Obstetric Settings, Nancy Byatt, Kathleen Biebel, Liz Friedman, Gifty Debordes-Jackson, Jeroan J. Allison, and Douglas M. Ziedonis

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Women's perspectives on postpartum depression screening in pediatric settings: a preliminary study, Nancy Byatt, Kathleen Biebel, Liz Friedman, Gifty Debordes-Jackson, and Douglas M. Ziedonis

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Patient's views on depression care in obstetric settings: how do they compare to the views of perinatal health care professionals, Nancy Byatt, Kathleen Biebel, Liz Friedman, Gifty Debordes-Jackson, Douglas M. Ziedonis, and Lori Pbert

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Antidepressant use in pregnancy: a critical review focused on risks and controversies, Nancy Byatt, Kristina M. Deligiannidis, and Marlene P. Freeman

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Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and obesity in US males and females, age 8-15 years: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2001-2004, H.C. Michelle Byrd, Carol Curtin, and Sarah E. Anderson

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Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and obesity in US males and females, age 8-15 years: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2001-2004, H. C. Michelle Byrd, Carol Curtin, and S E. Anderson

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Regional infant brain development: an MRI-based morphometric analysis in 3 to 13 month olds, Myong-Sun Choe, Silvia Ortiz-Mantilla, Nikos Makris, Matt Gregas, Janine Bacic, Daniel Haehn, David N. Kennedy, Rudolph Pienaar, Verne S. Caviness Jr., April A. Benasich, and P. Ellen Grant

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Uncovering the evidence: Systematic review of interventions to reduce oral health disparities between adults with Intellectual Disability and the general population, Christine J. Clifford, Alexandra Bonardi, Nancy E. Harger, and Matthew Holder

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The role of oxytocin in psychiatric disorders: a review of biological and therapeutic research findings, David E. Cochran, Daniel Fallon, Michael Hill, and Jean A. Frazier

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The Role of Glutamate and GABA in Autism Spectrum Disorders: Pilot Results from a Proton Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Study, David E. Cochran, Elif M. Sikoglu, Daniel Fallon, David N. Kennedy, Steven M. Hodge, Ann Foley, Lauren J. Yakutis, Constance M. Moore, and Jean A. Frazier

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"Autism-plus" Spectrum Disorders: Intersection with Psychosis and the Schizophrenia Spectrum, David M. Cochran, Yael Dvir, and Jean A. Frazier

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Parent support improves weight loss in adolescents and young adults with Down syndrome, Carol Curtin, Linda G. Bandini, Aviva Must, James Gleason, Keith Lividini, Sarah Phillips, Misha Eliasziw, Melissa C. T. Maslin, and Richard K. Fleming

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Adult Willingness to Use Email and Social Media for Peer-to-Peer Cancer Screening Communication: Quantitative Interview Study, Sarah L. Cutrona, Douglas W. Roblin, Joann L. Wagner, Bridget Gaglio, Andrew E. Williams, Rosalie A. Torres Stone, Terry S. Field, and Kathleen M. Mazor