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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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

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The Collaborative Lithium Trials (CoLT): specific aims, methods, and implementation, Robert L. Findling, Jean A. Frazier, Vivian Kafantaris, Robert Kowatch, Jon McClellan, Mani Pavuluri, Linmarie Sikich, Stefanie A. Hlastala, Stephen R. Hooper, Christine A. Demeter, Denise Bedoya, Bernard Brownstein, and Perdita Taylor-Zapata

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Impact of a 16-community trial to promote judicious antibiotic use in Massachusetts, Jonathan A. Finkelstein, Susan S. Huang, Kenneth P. Kleinman, Sheryl L. Rifas-Shiman, Christopher J. Stille, James Daniel, Nancy L. Schiff, Ron Steingard, Stephen B. Soumerai, Dennis Ross-Degnan, Donald A. Goldmann, and Richard Platt

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Promoting Recovery, Daniel B. Fisher

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Using Criminal Justice Involvement as a Mental Health Outcome Measure: Issues in Interpretation and Measurement, William H. Fisher

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Behavioral Health in Developmental Disabilities: A Comprehensive Program of Nutrition, Exercise, and Weight Reduction, Richard K. Fleming, Elise A. Stokes, Carol Curtin, Linda G. Bandini, James Gleason, Renee Scampini, Melissa C. T. Maslin, and Charles D. Hamad

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The phenomenon of drug craving, Jeffrey L. Fortuna and David A. Smelson

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Disparities in Child and Adolescent Psychoactive Medication Prescription Practices by Race and Ethnicity, Lisa R. Fortuna, Carl E. Fulwiler, Rosalie A. Torres Stone, Lisa M. Smith, and Kathleen Biebel

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Political violence, psychosocial trauma, and the context of mental health services use among immigrant Latinos in the United States, Lisa R. Fortuna, Michelle V. Porche, and Margarita Alegria

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Multicultural Academic Interest Group: Promoting Multicultural Research, Education & Services, Lisa R. Fortuna, Rosalie A. Torres Stone, Sun Kim, and Felicia Kuo

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Child psychiatry: addressing emerging clinical challenges. Introduction, Jean A. Frazier

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Atypical Antipsychotics in the Treatment of Early Onset Bipolar Disorder, Jean A. Frazier, Hallie Bregman, and Joseph A. Jackson

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Diagnostic and sex effects on limbic volumes in early-onset bipolar disorder and schizophrenia, Jean A. Frazier, Steven M. Hodge, Janis L. Breeze, Anthony J. Giuliano, Janine E. Terry, Constance M. Moore, David N. Kennedy, Melissa P. Lopez-Larson, Verne S. Caviness Jr., Larry J. Seidman, Benjamin Zablotsky, and Nikos Makris

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Commentary: is CIT today's lobotomy, Jeffrey L. Geller

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Validation of an abbreviated version of the structured interview of reported symptoms in outpatient psychiatric and community settings, Debbie Green, Barry Rosenfeld, Tia Dole, Ekaterina Pivovarova, and Patricia A. Zapf

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Adolescent Offenders with Mental Disorders, Thomas Grisso

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Correspondence between self-report and interview-based assessments of antisocial personality disorder, Laura S. Guy, Norman G. Poythress, Kevin S. Douglas, Jennifer L. Skeem, and John F. Edens

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The relationship of personal assistance service utilization to other Medicaid payments among working-age adults with disabilities, Lobat Hashemi, Alexis D. Henry, Marsha Langer Ellison, Steven M. Banks, Raymond E. Glazier, and Jay S. Himmelstein

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Foundations of Forensic Mental Health Assessment, Kirk Heilbrun, Thomas Grisso, and Alan M. Goldstein

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Epigenetic Determinants of Altered Gene Expression in Schizophrenia: a Dissertation, Hsien-Sung Huang

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Epigenetics in the nervous system, Yan Jiang, Brett Langley, Farah D. Lubin, William Renthal, Marcelo A. Wood, Dag H. Yasui, Arvind Kumar, Eric J. Nestler, Schahram Akbarian, and Andrea C. Beckel-Mitchener

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Isolation of neuronal chromatin from brain tissue, Yan Jiang, Anouch Matevossian, Hsien-Sung Huang, Juerg R. Straubhaar, and Schahram Akbarian

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When Parents with Severe Mental Illness Lose Contact with Their Children: Are Psychiatric Symptoms or Substance Use to Blame, Danson Jones, Rosemarie Lillianne Macias, Paul B. Gold, Paul J. Barreira, and William H. Fisher

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Does major depressive disorder with somatic delusions constitute a distinct subtype of major depressive disorder with psychotic features, Taafoi S. Kamara, Ellen M. Whyte, Benoit H. Mulsant, Catherine Peasley-Miklus, Anthony J. Rothschild, Alastair J. Flint, Moonseong Heo, Eros Papademetriou, Erin R. Mathis, and Barnett S. Meyers

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Effectiveness of lamotrigine in bipolar disorder in a clinical setting, Terence A. Ketter, John O. Brooks, Jennifer C. Hoblyn, Laurel M. Champion, Jennifer Y. Nam, Jennifer L. Culver, Wendy K. Marsh, and Julie C. Bonner

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Psychometric properties of the alcohol use disorders identification test: a Korean version, Sun S. Kim, Elsie E. Gulick, Kyoung A. Nam, and Seong-Ho Kim

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Tobacco use and dependence in Asian American and Pacific Islander adolescents: a review of the literature, Sun S. Kim, Douglas M. Ziedonis, and Kevin Chen

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Assessment of depressive symptom severity among patients with co-occurring bipolar disorder and substance dependence, Monika E. Kolodziej, Margaret L. Griffin, Rachel Bender, and Roger D. Weiss

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Evaluation of Juveniles' Competence to Stand Trial, Ivan Kruh and Thomas Grisso

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Waiver of Postconviction Relief (PCR) and PCR Counsel, Kimberly A. Larson and Albert J. Grudzinskas Jr.

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Right frontal mass presenting as depression with dementia, John B. Levine, Julie C. Callanan, Gregory L. Fricchione, and Sheldon Benjamin

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Reversal learning set and functional equivalence in children with and without autism, Karen M. Lionello-DeNolf, William J. McIlvane, Daniela S. Canovas, Deisy das GraCas de Souza, and Romariz da Silva Barros

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Imaging brain activation in nicotine-sensitized rats, Zhixin Li, Joseph R. DiFranza, Robert J. Wellman, Praveen P. Kulkarni, and Jean A. King

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Meeting Students Where They Are: Educating Students with Varying Life Experiences About the Health Care Needs of Persons with Disabilities, Linda M. Long-Bellil, Julie A. Jonassen, Mai-Lan A. Rogoff, Susan V. Barrett, Candace Cassin, Darlene M. O'Connor, and Martin H. Young

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The Massachusetts Family Networks Implementation Study, Susan Maciolek, Joanne Nicholson, Jodi Adams, Bernice Gershenson, Katherine Woolsey, and Brenda Warren

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The Family Networks Implementation Study, Susan Maciolek, Joanne Nicholson, Nicole Dube, Jodi Adams, and Bernice Gershenson

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Child and adolescent schizophrenia: pharmacological approaches, Vishal Madaan, Yael Dvir, and Daniel R. Wilson

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Increased frequency of depressive episodes during the menopausal transition in women with bipolar disorder: preliminary report, Wendy K. Marsh, Amanda Templeton, Terence A. Ketter, and Natalie L. Rasgon

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Identification of a BK channel auxiliary protein controlling molecular and behavioral tolerance to alcohol, Gilles E. Martin, Linzy M. Hendrickson, Krista L. Penta, Ryan M. Friesen, Andrzej Z. Pietrzykowski, Andrew R. Tapper, and Steven N. Treistman

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Interleukin-4 activates large-conductance, calcium-activated potassium (BKCa) channels in human airway smooth muscle cells, Gilles E. Martin, Robert J. O'Connell, Andrzej Z. Pietrzykowski, Steven N. Treistman, Michael F. Ethier, and John M. Madison

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A chromatin assay for human brain tissue, Anouch Matevossian and Schahram Akbarian

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Neuronal nuclei isolation from human postmortem brain tissue, Anouch Matevossian and Schahram Akbarian