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 2015

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Exposure to selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors in late pregnancy increases the risk of persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn, but the absolute risk is low, Nancy Byatt and Marlene P. Freeman

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Mental health care use in relation to depressive symptoms among pregnant women in the USA, Nancy Byatt, Rui Sherry Xiao, Kate Dinh, and Molly E. Waring

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Relationship among Glutamine, gamma-Aminobutyric Acid, and Social Cognition in Autism Spectrum Disorders, David E. Cochran, Elif M. Sikoglu, Steven M. Hodge, Richard A.E. Edden, Ann Foley, David N. Kennedy, Constance M. Moore, and Jean A. Frazier

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The relation of standardized mental health screening and categorical assessment in detained male adolescents, Olivier F. Colins, Thomas Grisso, Eva Mulder, and Robert Vermeiren

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Increase in untreated cases of psychiatric disorders during the transition to adulthood, William E. Copeland, Lilly Shanahan, Maryann Davis, Barbara J. Burns, Adrian Angold, and E Jane. Costello

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A resting state functional magnetic resonance imaging study of concussion in collegiate athletes, Suzanne M. Czerniak, Elif M. Sikoglu, Ana A. Liso Navarro, Joseph McCafferty, Jordan Eisenstock, J. Herbert Stevenson, Jean A. King, and Constance M. Moore

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Facilitators and barriers to the active participation of clients with serious mental illnesses in medication decision making: the perceptions of young adult clients, Jonathan Delman, Jack A. Clark, Susan V. Eisen, and Victoria A. Parker

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Hippocampal volume reduction in female but not male recent abstinent methamphetamine users, Jiang Du, Meina Quan, Wenxu Zhuang, Na Zhong, Haifeng Jiang, David N. Kennedy, Amy Harrington, Douglas M. Ziedonis, Xiaoduo Fan, and Min Zhao

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A randomized controlled trial of smartphone-based mindfulness training for smoking cessation: a study protocol, Kathleen A. Garrison, Prasanta Pal, Rahil Rojiani, Jesse Dallery, Stephanie S. O'Malley, and Judson A. Brewer

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Acceptance and commitment therapy smoking cessation treatment for veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder: a pilot study, Megan Kelly, Hannah Sido, John P. Forsyth, Douglas M. Ziedonis, David Kalman, and Judith Cooney

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The Three NITRCs: A Guide to Neuroimaging Neuroinformatics Resources, David N. Kennedy, Christian Haselgrove, Jon Riehl, Nina Preuss, and Robert Buccigrossi

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Mental health issues among college students: who gets referred for psychopharmacology evaluation?, Daniel J. Kirsch, Leonard A. Doerfler, and Debbie Truong

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Why is therapeutic misconception so prevalent?, Charles W. Lidz, Karen Albert, Paul S. Appelbaum, Laura B. Dunn, Eve Overton, and Ekaterina Pivovarova

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Developing a community-based participatory research model to engage transition age youth using mental health service in research, Alisa K. Lincoln, Ryan Borg, and Jonathan Delman

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Predictors of outpatient mental health clinic follow-up after hospitalization among Medicaid-enrolled young adults, Leslie Marino, Lawrence S. Wissow, Maryann Davis, Michael T. Abrams, Lisa B. Dixon, and Eric P. Slade

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Understanding smoking after acute illness: An application of the sentinel event method, Erin L. O'Hea, Beau Abar, Beth Bock, Gretchen Chapman, and Edwin D. Boudreaux

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Clinical and psychometric validation of the psychotic depression assessment scale, Soren D. Ostergaard, Christina H. Pedersen, Peter Uggerby, Povl Munk-Jorgensen, Anthony J. Rothschild, Jens Ivar Larsen, Camilla Gotzsche, Mia G. Sondergaard, Anna Gry Bille, Tom G. Bolwig, Jens Knud Larsen, and Per Bech

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Cognition and mood-related behaviors in l3mbtl1 null mutant mice, Erica Y. Shen, Yan Jiang, Wenjie Mao, Kensuke Futai, Hanno Hock, and Schahram Akbarian

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Vitamin D3 Supplemental Treatment for Mania in Youth with Bipolar Spectrum Disorders, Elif M. Sikoglu, Ana A. Liso Navarro, Debra Starr, Yael Dvir, Benjamin U. Nwosu, Suzanne M. Czerniak, Ryan C. Rogan, Martha C. Castro, Richard A.E. Edden, Jean A. Frazier, and Constance M. Moore

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Decreased cortical thickness in drug naive first episode schizophrenia: in relation to serum levels of BDNF, Xueqin Song, Meina Quan, Luxian Lv, Xue Li, Lijuan Pang, David N. Kennedy, Steven M. Hodge, Amy Harrington, Douglas M. Ziedonis, and Xiaoduo Fan

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Investing in the health and well-being of young adults, Clare Stroud, Leslie R. Walker, Maryann Davis, and Charles E. Irwin Jr

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Interacting with the National Database for Autism Research (NDAR) via the LONI Pipeline workflow environment, Carinna M. Torgerson, Catherine Quinn, Ivo Dinov, Zhizhong Liu, Petros Petrosyan, Kevin Pelphrey, Christian Haselgrove, David N. Kennedy, Arthur W. Toga, and John Darrell Van Horn

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Assessing psychopathy among justice involved adolescents with the PCL:YV: an item response theory examination across gender, Siny Tsang, Karen M. Schmidt, Gina M. Vincent, Randall T. Salekin, Marlene M. Moretti, and Candice L. Odgers

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Psychophysiology of pain and opioid use: implications for managing pain in patients with an opioid use disorder, Amy B. Wachholtz, Simmie Foster, and Martin Cheatle

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Decisional Capacity in Pregnancy: A Complex Case of Pregnancy Termination, Isheeta Zalpuri, Nancy Byatt, Stacey B. Gramann, Nehama Dresner, and Rebecca Brendel

Publications from 2014

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Predictive accuracy in the neuroprediction of rearrest, Eyal Aharoni, Joshua Mallett, Gina M. Vincent, Carla L. Harenski, Vince D. Calhoun, Walter Sinnott-Armstrong, Michael S. Gazzaniga, and Kent A. Kiehl

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The NIH Toolbox Cognition Battery: results from a large normative developmental sample (PING), Natacha Akshoomoff, Erik Newman, Wesley K. Thompson, Connor McCabe, Cinnamon S. Bloss, Linda Chang, David G. Amaral, B. J. Casey, Thomas M. Ernst, Jean A. Frazier, Jeffrey R. Gruen, Walter E. Kaufmann, Tal Kenet, David N. Kennedy, Ondrej Libiger, Stewart Mostofsky, Sarah S. Murray, Elizabeth R. Sowell, Nicholas J. Schork, Anders M. Dale, and Terry L. Jernigan

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Violence against Deaf women: effect of partner hearing status, Melissa L. Anderson and Caroline M. Kobek Pezzarossi

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Does seeking safety reduce PTSD symptoms in women receiving physical disability compensation, Melissa L. Anderson and Lisa M. Najavits

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Posttraumatic stress disorder and substance use disorder comorbidity among individuals with physical disabilities: findings from the National Comorbidity Survey Replication, Melissa L. Anderson, Douglas M. Ziedonis, and Lisa M. Najavits

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PTSD/SUD in Individuals with Physical Disabilities: Identifying Problems and Promising Interventions, Melissa L. Anderson, Douglas M. Ziedonis, and Lisa M. Najavits

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Peripartum depression and anxiety as an integrative cross domain target for psychiatric preventative measures, Jessica A. Babb, Kristina M. Deligiannidis, Christopher A. Murgatroyd, and Benjamin C. Nephew

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Relationship between sunlight and the age of onset of bipolar disorder: an international multisite study, Michael Bauer and Wendy K. Marsh

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A DSM-5 to-do list for adult psychiatry residency directors, Sheldon Benjamin

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Neuropsychiatry and Neural Cubism, Sheldon Benjamin

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Neuropsychiatry and neuroscience education of psychiatry trainees: attitudes and barriers, Sheldon Benjamin, Michael J. Travis, Joseph J. Cooper, Chandlee C. Dickey, and Claudia L. Reardon

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Neuropsychiatry and neuroscience milestones for general psychiatry trainees, Sheldon Benjamin, Alik Widge, and Kailie Shaw

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Implementing an intervention for parents with mental illness: Building workforce capacity, Kathleen Biebel, Joanne Nicholson, and Katherine Woolsey

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Vagus Nerve Stimulation and Food Intake: Effect of Body Mass Index, Jamie S. Bodenlos, Kristin L. Schneider, Jessica L. Oleski, Katherine Gordon, Anthony J. Rothschild, and Sherry L. Pagoto

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Depression and anxiety among high-risk obstetric inpatients, Nancy Byatt, Katherine Hicks-Courant, Autumn Davidson, Ruth Levesque, Eric O. Mick, Jeroan J. Allison, and Tiffany A. Moore Simas

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Real-Time Mobile Detection of Drug Use with Wearable Biosensors: A Pilot Study, Stephanie Carreiro, David A. Smelson, Megan Ranney, Keith J. Horvath, Rosalind W. Picard, Edwin D. Boudreaux, Rashelle B. Hayes, and Edward W. Boyer

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Psychopathic traits modulate brain responses to drug cues in incarcerated offenders, Lora M. Cope, Gina M. Vincent, Justin L. Jobelius, Prashanth K. Nyalakanti, Vince D. Calhoun, and Kent A. Kiehl

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Obesity in children with autism spectrum disorder, Carol Curtin, Mirjana Jojic, and Linda G. Bandini

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The Development of Comorbid Conduct Problems in Children With ADHD: An Example of an Integrative Developmental Psychopathology Perspective, Jeffrey S. Danforth, Daniel F. Connor, and Leonard A. Doerfler

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Differential impact of anxiety symptoms and anxiety disorders on treatment outcome for psychotic depression in the STOP-PD study, Simon J.C. Davies, Benoit H. Mulsant, Alastair J. Flint, Anthony J. Rothschild, Ellen M. Whyte, and Barnett S. Meyers

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Identifying young adults at risk of Medicaid enrollment lapses after inpatient mental health treatment, Maryann Davis, Michael Abrams, Lawrence Wissow, and Eric Slade

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Reducing Recidivism and Symptoms in Emerging Adults with Serious Mental Health Conditions and Justice System Involvement, Maryann Davis, Ashli J. Sheidow, and Michael R. McCart

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Pharmacotherapy for Mood Disorders in Pregnancy: A Review of Pharmacokinetic Changes and Clinical Recommendations for Therapeutic Drug Monitoring, Kristina M. Deligiannidis, Nancy Byatt, and Marlene P. Freeman

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Complementary and alternative medicine therapies for perinatal depression, Kristina M. Deligiannidis and Marlene P. Freeman

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Childhood maltreatment, emotional dysregulation, and psychiatric comorbidities, Yael Dvir, Julian D. Ford, Michael Hill, and Jean A. Frazier

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An exploration of how psychotic-like symptoms are experienced, endorsed, and understood from the National Latino and Asian American Study and National Survey of American Life, Tara R. Earl, Lisa R. Fortuna, Shan Gao, David R. Williams, Harold Neighbors, David Takeuchi, and Margarita Alegria

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Appealing Features of Vocational Support Services for Hispanic and non-Hispanic Transition Age Youth and Young Adults with Serious Mental Health Conditions, Rosalie A. Torres Stone, Jonathan Delman, Colleen E. McKay, and Lisa M. Smith

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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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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