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 selected journal articles and other publications and presentations written by faculty and researchers of the Department of Psychiatry.

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Publications from 2009

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Modulation of ethanol drinking-in-the-dark by mecamylamine and nicotinic acetylcholine receptor agonists in C57BL/6J mice, Linzy M. Hendrickson, Rubing Zhao-Shea, and Andrew R. Tapper

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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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Recombinative Generalization in Minimal Verbal Unit-Based Reading Instruction for Pre-Reading Children, Maria Martha Costa Hubner, Renata Christina Gomes, and William J. McIlvane

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Chromatin Remodeling in Transgenic Mouse Brain: Implications for the Neurobiology of Depression: A Dissertation, Yan Jiang

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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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Therapeutic misconception and the limits of ethnography. A commentary on Timmermans and McKay, Charles W. Lidz

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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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An Observational Descriptive Study of IRB Decision Making, Charles W. Lidz, Philip J. Candilis, Kenneth L. Appelbaum, Robert M. Arnold, Albert J. Grudzinskas Jr., Suzanne Garverich, Kim Smith, Tara Zandi, Antonia Seligowski, William Gardner, John Grillo, 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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The search for symmetry: 25 years in review, Karen M. Lionello-Denolf

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

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Subcortical differences among youths with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder compared to those with bipolar disorder with and without attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, Melissa P. Lopez-Larson, Emily S. Michael, Janine E. Terry, Janis L. Breeze, Steven M. Hodge, Lena Tang, David N. Kennedy, Constance M. Moore, Nikos Makris, Verne S. Caviness Jr., and Jean A. Frazier

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Transforming Dissatisfaction with Services into Self-Determination: A Social Psychological Perspective on Community Program Effectiveness, Cathaleene Macias, Elliot Aronson, William A. Hargreaves, Gifford Weary, Paul J. Barreira, John Harvey, Charles F. Rodican, Leonard Bickman, and William H. Fisher

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Preference in random assignment: implications for the interpretation of randomized trials, Cathaleene Macias, Paul B. Gold, William A. Hargreaves, Elliot Aronson, Leonard Bickman, Paul J. Barreira, Danson R. Jones, Charles F. Rodican, and William H. Fisher

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Increased depressive symptoms in menopausal age women with bipolar disorder: age and gender comparison, Wendy K. Marsh, Terence A. Ketter, and Natalie L. Rasgon

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Association of Demographic Factors and Comorbid Diagnoses with Crime Typein an Arrest Cohort with Schizophrenia and/or Related Psychosis, Patrick J. McCabe, Nicholas Druhn, William H. Fisher, Kristen M. Roy-Bujnowski, Lorna J. Simon, and Albert J. Grudzinskas Jr.

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Translational Behavior Analysis: From Laboratory Science in Stimulus Control to Intervention with Persons with Neurodevelopmental Disabilities, William J. McIlvane

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Differential Contributions of Lateral Prefrontal Cortex Regions to Visual Memory Processes, Nicole C. R. McLaughlin, Dana W. Moore, Carl E. Fulwiler, Rafeeque A. Bhadelia, and David A. Gansler

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Differentially Expressed MicroRNAs Act As Inhibitors of BDNF in Prefrontal Cortex - Implications for Schizophrenia: A Dissertation, Nikolaos Mellios

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Molecular determinants of dysregulated GABAergic gene expression in the prefrontal cortex of subjects with schizophrenia, Nikolaos Mellios, Hsien-Sung Huang, Stephen P. Baker, Marzena Galdzicka, Edward Ginns, and Schahram Akbarian

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A double-blind randomized controlled trial of olanzapine plus sertraline vs olanzapine plus placebo for psychotic depression: the study of pharmacotherapy of psychotic depression (STOP-PD), Barnett S. Meyers, Alastair J. Flint, Anthony J. Rothschild, Benoit H. Mulsant, Ellen M. Whyte, Catherine Peasley-Miklus, Eros Papademetriou, Andrew C. Leon, and Moonseong Heo

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A double-blind randomized controlled trial of olanzapine plus sertraline vs olanzapine plus placebo for psychotic depression: the study of pharmacotherapy of psychotic depression (STOP-PD), Barnett S. Meyers, Alastair J. Flint, Anthony J. Rothschild, Benoit H. Mulsant, Ellen M. Whyte, Catherine Peasley-Miklus, Eros Papademetriou, Andrew C. Leon, Moonseong Heo, Paul S. Appelbaum, Philip J. Candilis, Nancy Byatt, and Kristina M. Deligiannidis

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Hemispheric connectivity and the visual-spatial divergent-thinking component of creativity, Dana W. Moore, Rafeeque A. Bhadelia, Rebecca L. Billings, Carl E. Fulwiler, Kenneth M. Heilman, Kenneth M. J. Rood, and David A. Gansler

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The armadillo repeat-containing protein, ARMCX3, physically and functionally interacts with the developmental regulatory factor Sox10, Zhongming Mou, Andrew R. Tapper, and Paul D. Gardner

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Psychiatric symptoms among juveniles incarcerated in adult prison, Daniel C. Murrie, Craig E. Henderson, Gina M. Vincent, Jennifer L. Rockett, and Cynthia Mundt

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Why does informed consent fail? A discourse analytic approach, David E. Ness, Scott F. Kiesling, and Charles W. Lidz

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Building the evidence base for families living with parental mental illness, Joanne Nicholson

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Knowledge Exchange as Program Evaluation: The Family Networks Implementation Study as a Case Example, Joanne Nicholson, Jodi Adams, Susan Maciolek, and Kathleen Biebel

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Family options for parents with mental illnesses: a developmental, mixed methods pilot study, Joanne Nicholson, Karen Albert, Bernice Gershenson, Valerie Williams, and Kathleen Biebel

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Why not support(ed) parenting, Joanne Nicholson and William Deveney

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Religious Coping and Pain Associated With Sickle Cell Disease: Exploration of a Non-linear Model, Cara F. O’Connell-Edwards, Christopher L. Edwards, Michelle J. Pearce, Amy B. Wachholtz, Mary Wood, Malik Muhammad, Brittani Leach-Beale, Rebecca Shelby, Camela S. McDougald, M. Ojinga Harrison, Miriam Feliu, Lekisha Y. Edwards, Keith E. Whitfield, Marcellus Merritt, Chante' Wellington, Goldie Byrd, Janice C. McNeil, Henry Edmonds, and Elwood Robinson

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Capturing the ebb and flow of psychiatric symptoms with dynamical systems models, Candice L. Odgers, Edward P. Mulvey, Jennifer L. Skeem, William Gardner, Charles W. Lidz, and Carol Schubert

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Metabolic profiles of second-generation antipsychotics in early psychosis: findings from the CAFE study, Jayendra K. Patel, Peter F. Buckley, Sandra Woolson, Robert M. Hamer, Joseph P. McEvoy, Diana O. Perkins, and Jeffrey A. Lieberman

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Are Measures of Cognitive Effort and Motivation Useful in Differentiating Feigned from Genuine Psychiatric Symptoms?, Ekaterina Pivovarova, Barry Rosenfeld, Tia Dole, Debbie Green, and Patricia A. Zapf

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Psychological testing in violence risk assessment, Barry Rosenfeld and Ekaterina Pivovarova

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Clinical Manual for Diagnosis and Treatment of Psychotic Depression, Anthony J. Rothschild

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Major Depressive Disorder, Severe with Psychotic Features, Anthony J. Rothschild

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Treating Depression and Psychosis, Anthony J. Rothschild

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Assessing Rates and Predictors of Tachyphylaxis During the Prevention of Recurrent Episodes of Depression With Venlafaxine ER for Two Years (PREVENT) Study, Anthony J. Rothschild, Boadie W. Dunlop, David L. Dunner, Edward S. Friedman, Alan J. Gelenberg, Peter Holland, James H. Kocsis, Susan G. Kornstein, Richard C. Shelton, Madhukar H. Trivedi, John M. Zajecka, Corey Goldstein, Michael E. Thase, Ronald D. Pedersen, and Martin B. Keller

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Aggression in Dating Relationships Compared by Country of Origin, Antonia Seligowski and Doe West

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Metformin for weight control in pediatric patients on atypical antipsychotic medication, Lauren Shin, Hallie Bregman, Janis L. Breeze, Nancy Noyes, and Jean A. Frazier

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Association between antidepressant half-life and the risk of suicidal ideation or behavior among children and adolescents: confirmatory analysis and research implications, Eric G. Smith

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Association between consistent purchase of anticonvulsants or lithium and suicide risk: a longitudinal cohort study from Denmark, 1995-2001, Eric G. Smith, Lars Sondergard, Ana Garcia Lopez, Per Kragh Andersen, and Lars Vedel Kessing

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CADASIL with Cysteine-Sparing Notch-3 Mutation, John F. Sullivan and Sheldon Benjamin

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Magnetic Resonance Imaging Studies in Early Onset Bipolar Disorder: An Updated Review, Janine E. Terry, Melissa P. Lopez-Larson, and Jean A. Frazier

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Modeling Co-Occurring Depression and Anxiety in Patients with an Acute Coronary Syndrome: A Dissertation, Mayra Tisminetzky

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Examining the Effects of Treatment and Patient Characteristics on Patient Profiles of Depression, Anxiety and Functionality after an Acute Coronary Syndrome, Mayra Tisminetzky, B. C. Bray, Ruben Miozzo, and Thomas J. McLaughlin

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A pilot study of early childhood mental health consultation for children with behavioral problems in preschool, Carole C. Upshur, Melodie Wenz-Gross, and George W. Reed

Risk/Needs Tools for Antisocial Behavior and Violence Among Youthful Populations, Gina M. Vincent, Anna M. Terry, and Shannon M. Maney

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Sleep disturbance and pain in an obese residential treatment-seeking population, Amy B. Wachholtz, Martin Binsk, Ayako Suzuki, and Howard Eisenson

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Lifetime Alcohol Abuse Prevalence: Role of Childhood and Adult Religion, Amy B. Wachholtz, Lisa R. Fortuna, Michelle V. Porche, and Rosalie A. Torres Stone

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Criminal Responsibility of Adolescents: Youth As Junior Citizenship, Ido Weijers and Thomas Grisso

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Exclusion Learning and Emergent Symbolic Category Formation in Individuals with Severe Language Impairments and Intellectual Disabilities, Krista M. Wilkinson, Celia Rosenquist, and William J. McIlvane

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A Wellness Approach to Addressing Tobacco in Mental Health Settings: Learning About Healthy Living, Jill M. Williams, Douglas M. Ziedonis, Betty Vreeland, Nancy Speelman-Edwards, Michelle R. Zechner, Mark T. Williams, Raquel Rahim, Linda Karimi, Margaret Molnar, and Robert Eilers

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Psychological distress as a barrier to preventive healthcare among U.S. women, Whitney P. Witt, Robert S. Kahn, Lisa R. Fortuna, Jonathan P. Winickoff, Karen Kuhlthau, Paul A. Pirraglia, and Timothy G. Ferris

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Compartmentalized beta subunit distribution determines characteristics and ethanol sensitivity of somatic, dendritic, and terminal large-conductance calcium-activated potassium channels in the rat central nervous system, Patricia M. Wynne, Sylvie I. Puig, Gilles E. Martin, and Steven N. Treistman

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Linearity of blood-oxygenation-level dependent signal at microvasculature, Nanyin Zhang, Essa Yacoub, Xiao-Hong Zhu, Kamil Ugurbil, and Wei Chen

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New insights into central roles of cerebral oxygen metabolism in the resting and stimulus-evoked brain, Xiao-Hong Zhu, Nanyin Zhang, Yi Zhang, Kamil Ugurbil, and Wei Chen

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Predictors of outcome for short-term medically supervised opioid withdrawal during a randomized, multicenter trial of buprenorphine-naloxone and clonidine in the NIDA clinical trials network drug and alcohol dependence, Douglas M. Ziedonis, Leslie Amass, Marc Steinberg, George Woody, Jonathan Krejci, Jeffrey J. Annon, Allan J. Cohen, Nancy Waite-O'Brien, Susan M. Stine, Dennis McCarty, Malcolm S. Reid, Lawrence S. Brown, Robert Maslansky, Theresa Winhusen, Dean Babcock, Greg Brigham, Joan Muir, Deborah Orr, Betty J. Buchan, Terry Horton, and Walter Ling

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Integration of the ATTOC 12-Steps into the UMass Tobacco-Free Initiative, Douglas M. Ziedonis, Lisa Beittel, Gregory Seward, Leon Sawh, and Sarah Baker

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Co-Occurring Addiction and Psychotic Disorders, Douglas M. Ziedonis, Aurelia N. Bizamcer, Marc L. Steinberg, Stephen A. Wyatt, David Smelson, and Adrienne D. Vaiana

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Psychopharmacology curriculum field test, Sidney Zisook, Richard Balon, Sheldon Benjamin, Eugene Beresin, David J. Goldberg, Michael D. Jibson, and Grace Thrall

Publications from 2008

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Relational learning in children with deafness and cochlear implants, Ana Claudia Almeida-Verdu, Edson M. Huziwara, Deisy das GraCas de Souza, Julio C. de Rose, Maria Cecilia Bevilacqua, Jair Lopes Jr., Christiane O. Alves, and William J. McIlvane

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Assessment and treatment of correctional inmates with ADHD, Kenneth L. Appelbaum

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Book Review: "Correctional Psychiatry: Practice Guidelines and Strategies", Kenneth L. Appelbaum

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Correctional Mental Health Research: Opportunities and Barriers, Kenneth L. Appelbaum

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Inmates with ADHD, Kenneth L. Appelbaum

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The Therapeutic Misconception, Paul S. Appelbaum and Charles W. Lidz

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Change in leptin, body composition and other hormones around menarche--a visual representation, Linda G. Bandini, Aviva Must, Elena N. Naumova, Sarah E. Anderson, Sonia Caprio, Jennifer L. Spadano-Gasbarro, and William H. Dietz

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Expenditures in mental illness and substance use disorders among veteran clinic users with diabetes, Ranjana Banerjea, Usha Sambamoorthi, David Smelson, and Leonard M. Pogach

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Changes in self-reported sleep duration predict mood changes in bipolar disorder, Michael Bauer, Tasha Glenn, Peter C. Whybrow, Paul Grof, Natalie L. Rasgon, Martin Alda, Wendy K. Marsh, Kemal Sagduyu, Rita Schmid, and Mazda Adli

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Commentary: Client Involvement in Public Administration Research and Evaluation, Richard H. Beinecke and Jonathan Delman

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Supporting Clubhouse Members in their Role as Parents, Kathleen Biebel, Betsy Hinden, and Toni Wolf

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Creating the Organizational Capacity to Serve Families with Parental Mental Illness: The Implementation of Family Options, Kathleen Biebel and Katherine Woolsey

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Amphetamine-induced decreases in dopamine transporter surface expression are protein kinase C-independent, Ekaterina Boudanova, Deanna M. Navaroli, and Haley E. Melikian

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Dopamine transporter endocytic determinants: carboxy terminal residues critical for basal and PKC-stimulated internalization, Ekaterina Boudanova, Deanna M. Navaroli, Zachary H. Stevens, and Haley E. Melikian

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Emergency department initiated treatments for tobacco (EDITT): a pilot study, Edwin D. Boudreaux, Brigitte M. Baumann, Jeneva Perry, Donald Marks, Susanna Francies, Carlos A. Camargo, and Douglas M. Ziedonis

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A direct comparison of research decision-making capacity: schizophrenia/schizoaffective, medically ill, and non-ill subjects, Philip J. Candilis, Kenneth E. Fletcher, Cynthia M. A. Geppert, Charles W. Lidz, and Paul S. Appelbaum

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Mood and Anxiety Symptoms in Psychiatric Inpatients with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Depression, Lauren Charlot, Curtis K. Deutsch, Aranya Albert, Anne Hunt, Daniel F. Connor, and William J. McIlvane

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DNA methylation changes in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, Caroline M. Connor and Schahram Akbarian

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ADHD with comorbid oppositional defiant disorder or conduct disorder: discrete or nondistinct disruptive behavior disorders, Daniel F. Connor and Leonard A. Doerfler

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The Influence of Psychosocial Maturity on Adolescent Offenders' Delinquent Behavior, Keith R. Cruise, Krissie Fernandez, Wendy K. McCoy, Laura S. Guy, Lori H. Colwell, and Tanisha R. Douglas

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Attention deficits, Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, and intellectual disabilities, Curtis K. Deutsch, William V. Dube, and William J. McIlvane

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Heterogeneity and hypothesis testing in neuropsychiatric illness, Curtis K. Deutsch, Wesley W. Ludwig, and William J. McIlvane

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Separation anxiety and panic disorder in clinically referred youth, Leonard A. Doerfler, Peter F. Toscano Jr., and Daniel F. Connor

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Book Review: "Clinical Manual for the Treatment of Autism", Yael Dvir

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Serotonin syndrome: a complex but easily avoidable condition, Yael Dvir and Patrick Smallwood

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Evaluation of the 40 Hours per Month Work Requirement for MassHealth’s CommonHealth Working Program, Marsha Langer Ellison, Leslie Olin, Lobat Hashemi, and Mihail D. Samnaliev

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Professionals and managers with severe mental illnesses: findings from a national survey, Marsha Langer Ellison, Zlatka Russinova, Asya Lyass, and E. Sally Rogers

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How Do Employment Outcomes of Medicaid Buy-In Participants Vary Based on Prior Medicaid Coverage? An Example from Massachusetts, Marsha Langer Ellison, Mihail D. Samnaliev, Alexis D. Henry, Jody Schimmel Beauchamp, Annette Shea, and Jay S. Himmelstein

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BK channel subunit composition modulates molecular tolerance to ethanol, Paula Leslie Feinberg-Zadek, Gilles E. Martin, and Steven N. Treistman

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A Comparison of Exclusion and Trial-and-Error Procedures: Primary and Secondary Effects, Christiana Ferrari, Julio C. de Rose, and William J. McIlvane