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 2007

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Professional development in forensic psychiatry: the role of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, Philip J. Candilis and Joseph B. Layde

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Forensic Ethics and the Expert Witness, Philip J. Candilis, Robert Weinstock, and Richard Martinez

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Gender differences in mental health symptoms among delinquent and community youths, Elizabeth Cauffman, Frances J. Lexcen, Asha Goldweber, Elizabeth P. Shulman, and Thomas Grisso

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Imaging unconditioned fear response with manganese-enhanced MRI (MEMRI), Wei Chen, Jeffrey R. Tenney, Praveen P. Kulkarni, and Jean A. King

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Conduct disorder subtype and comorbidity, Daniel F. Connor, Julian D. Ford, David B. Albert, and Leonard A. Doerfler

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Dopamine receptor activation modulates GABA neuron migration from the basal forebrain to the cerebral cortex, James E. Crandall, Deirdre M. McCarthy, Kiyomi Y. Araki, John R. Sims, Jia-Qian Ren, and Pradeep G. Bhide

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Acculturative stress, social support, and coping: relations to psychological adjustment among Mexican American college students, Lisa J. Crockett, Maria I. Iturbide, Rosalie A. Torres Stone, Meredith McGinley, Marcela Raffaelli, and Gustavo Carlo

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Pioneering Transition Programs; The Establishment of Programs that Span the Ages Served by Child and Adult Mental Health, Maryann Davis

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Arrests of adolescent clients of a public mental health system during adolescence and young adulthood, Maryann Davis, Steven M. Banks, William H. Fisher, Bernice Gershenson, and Albert J. Grudzinskas Jr.

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Trajectories of Offending from Childhood to Early Adulthood in Girls With and Without Mental Health System Involvement, Maryann Davis, Steven M. Banks, Bernice Gershenson, William H. Fisher, and Albert J. Grudzinskas

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Conditional relations with compound abstract stimuli using a go/no-go procedure, Paula Debert, Maria Amelia Matos, and William J. McIlvane

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Consumer Driven and Conducted Survey Research in Action, Jonathan Delman

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Symptoms of tobacco dependence after brief intermittent use: the Development and Assessment of Nicotine Dependence in Youth-2 study., Joseph R. DiFranza, Judith A. Savageau, Kenneth E. Fletcher, Jennifer L. O'Loughlin, Lori Pbert, Judith K. Ockene, Ann D. McNeill, Jennifer Hazelton, Karen Friedman, Gretchen Dussault, Constance Wood, and Robert J. Wellman

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Susceptibility to nicotine dependence: the Development and Assessment of Nicotine Dependence in Youth 2 study, Joseph R. DiFranza, Judith A. Savageau, Kenneth E. Fletcher, Lori Pbert, Jennifer L. O'Loughlin, Ann D. McNeill, Judith K. Ockene, Karen Friedman, Jennifer Hazelton, Constance Wood, Gretchen Dussault, and Robert J. Wellman

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Panic disorder in clinically referred children and adolescents, Leonard A. Doerfler, Daniel F. Connor, Adam M. Volungis, and Peter F. Toscano Jr.

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The Personality Assessment Inventory as a proxy for the Psychopathy Checklist Revised: testing the incremental validity and cross-sample robustness of the Antisocial Features Scale, Kevin S. Douglas, Laura S. Guy, John F. Edens, Douglas P. Boer, and Jennine Hamilton

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Advocacy for Parents With Mental Illness and Their Families, Yael Dvir

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Book Review: "Posttraumatic Embitterment Disorder: Definition, Evidence, Diagnosis, Treatment", Yael Dvir

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Book Review: "Unstrange Minds: Remapping the World of Autism", Yael Dvir

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Beta-subunits are important modulators of the acute response to alcohol in human BK channels, Paula Leslie Feinberg-Zadek and Steven N. Treistman

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Is there a role for clozapine in the treatment of children and adolescents, Robert L. Findling, Jean A. Frazier, Ginny Gerbino-Rosen, Harvey N. Kranzler, Sanjiv Kumra, and Christopher J. Kratochvil

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How Consumers Step Up to Design a Truly Recovery-based Mental Health System, Daniel B. Fisher

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Serious Mental Illness and Chronic Crimial Justice Involvement: Findings from The Massachusetts Mental Healthy / Criminal Justice Cohort Study, William H. Fisher, Steven M. Banks, Kristen M. Roy-Bujnowski, Albert J. Grudzinskas Jr., Jonathan C. Clayfield, and Nancy Wolff

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Temporal Patterns of Arrest in a Cohort of Adults Receiving Mental Health Services: The Massachusetts Mental Health / Criminal Justice Cohort Study, William H. Fisher, Steven M. Banks, Kristen M. Roy-Bujnowski, Albert J. Grudzinskas, Jonathan C. Clayfield, and Nancy Wolff

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Forensic mental illness and other policy misadventures. Commentary on "extending assertive community treatment to criminal justice settings: origins, current evidence, and future directions", William H. Fisher and Robert E. Drake

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Drug-related arrests in a cohort of public mental health service recipients, William H. Fisher, Nancy Wolff, Albert J. Grudzinskas Jr., Kristen M. Roy-Bujnowski, Steven M. Banks, and Jonathan C. Clayfield

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Development of a Self-report Measure of Dual Diagnosis Capability for Addiction and Mental Health Programs, Kenneth E. Fletcher, Anna Kline, Tara Zandi, Gregory Seward, Sun Kim, and Douglas M. Ziedonis

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Prevalence and correlates of lifetime suicidal ideation and suicide attempts among Latino subgroups in the United States, Lisa R. Fortuna, Debra Joy Perez, Glorisa Canino, William Sribney, and Margarita Alegria

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Integrating tobacco dependence treatment and tobacco-free standards into addiction treatment: New Jersey's experience, Jonathan Foulds, Jill M. Williams, Bernice Order-Connors, Nancy Edwards, Martha Dwyer, Anna Kline, and Douglas M. Ziedonis

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White matter abnormalities in children with and at risk for bipolar disorder, Jean A. Frazier, Janis L. Breeze, George Papadimitriou, David N. Kennedy, Steven M. Hodge, Constance M. Moore, James D. Howard, Michael P. Rohan, Verne S. Caviness Jr., and Nikos Makris

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Treatment of early-onset schizophrenia spectrum disorders (TEOSS): demographic and clinical characteristics, Jean A. Frazier, Jon McClellan, Robert L. Findling, Benedetto Vitiello, Robert Anderson, Benjamin Zablotsky, Emily Williams, Nora K. McNamara, Joseph A. Jackson, Louise Ritz, Stefanie A. Hlastala, Leslie Pierson, Jennifer A. Varley, Madeline Puglia, Ann E. Maloney, Denisse Ambler, Tyehimba Hunt-Harrison, Robert M. Hamer, Nancy Noyes, Jeffrey A. Lieberman, and Linmarie Sikich

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Transcriptional repression by a conserved intronic sequence in the nicotinic receptor alpha3 subunit gene, Yuly F. Fuentes Medel and Paul D. Gardner

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Personal accounts: invisible on judgment day, Jeffrey L. Geller

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Polypharmacy prevalence rates in the treatment of unipolar depression in an outpatient clinic, Anna Glezer, Nancy Byatt, Richard Cook Jr., and Anthony J. Rothschild

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Do childhood mental disorders cause adult crime, Thomas Grisso

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Progress and perils in the juvenile justice and mental health movement, Thomas Grisso

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Massachusetts Mental Health Diversion & Integration Program, Albert J. Grudzinskas, Jonathan C. Clayfield, William H. Fisher, Maurice H. Richardson, Kenneth E. Fletcher, Kristen M. Roy-Bujnowski, and James E. McDonald Jr.

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Outpatient Commitment: A Competency Based Justification, Albert J. Grudzinskas, Jeffrey L. Geller, Jonathan C. Clayfield, and William H. Fisher

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Empirical Support for the HCR‐20: A Critical Analysis of the Violence Literature, Laura S. Guy and Catherine M. Wilson

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Clinical trials and medical care: defining the therapeutic misconception, Gail E. Henderson, Larry R. Churchill, Arlene M. Davis, Michele M. Easter, Christine Grady, Steven Joffe, Nancy Kass, Nancy M. P. King, Charles W. Lidz, Franklin G. Miller, Daniel K. Nelson, Jeffrey Peppercorn, Barbra Bluestone Rothschild, Pamela Sankar, Benjamin S. Wilfond, and Catherine R. Zimmer

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Patterning the developing and regenerating olfactory system, Timothy R. Henion and Gerald A. Schwarting

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Differential recovery of behavioral status and brain function assessed with functional magnetic resonance imaging after mild traumatic brain injury in the rat, Nils Henninger, Kenneth M. Sicard, Zhixin Li, Praveen P. Kulkarni, Stephan Dutzmann, Christian Urbanek, Stefan Schwab, and Marc Fisher

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Statins differentially affect amyloid precursor protein metabolism in presymptomatic PS1 and non-PS1 subjects, Douglas A. Hinerfeld, Majaz Moonis, Joan M. Swearer, Stephen P. Baker, Richard J. Caselli, Ekaterina Rogaeva, Peter St. George-Hyslop, and Daniel A. Pollen

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Using information technology to evaluate the detection of co-occurring substance use disorders amongst patients in a state mental health system: implications for co-occurring disorder state initiatives, Frederick Y. Huang, Douglas M. Ziedonis, Hsou Mei Hu, and Anna Kline

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GAD1 mRNA expression and DNA methylation in prefrontal cortex of subjects with schizophrenia, Hsien-Sung Huang and Schahram Akbarian

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Prefrontal dysfunction in schizophrenia involves mixed-lineage leukemia 1-regulated histone methylation at GABAergic gene promoters, Hsien-Sung Huang, Anouch Matevossian, Catheryne Whittle, Se Young Kim, Armin Schumacher, Stephen P. Baker, and Schahram Akbarian

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Parental knowledge about antibiotic use: results of a cluster-randomized, multicommunity intervention, Susan S. Huang, Sheryl L. Rifas-Shiman, Ken P. Kleinman, Jamie B. Kotch, Nancy L. Schiff, Christopher J. Stille, Ron Steingard, and Jonathan A. Finkelstein

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Suppressed anger, evaluative threat, and cardiovascular reactivity: a tripartite profile approach, Randall S. Jorgensen and Monika E. Kolodziej

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The Prevention of Recurrent Episodes of Depression with Venlafaxine for Two Years (PREVENT) study: outcomes from the acute and continuation phases, Martin B. Keller, Madhukar H. Trivedi, Michael E. Thase, Richard C. Shelton, Susan G. Kornstein, Charles B. Nemeroff, Edward S. Friedman, Alan J. Gelenberg, James H. Kocsis, David L. Dunner, Boadie W. Dunlop, Robert M. Hirschfeld, Anthony J. Rothschild, James M. Ferguson, Alan F. Schatzberg, John M. Zajecka, Ronald D. Pedersen, Bing Yan, Saeeduddin Ahmed, Michael Schmidt, and Philip T. Ninan

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The Prevention of Recurrent Episodes of Depression with Venlafaxine for Two Years (PREVENT) Study: Outcomes from the 2-year and combined maintenance phases, Martin B. Keller, Madhukar H. Trivedi, Michael E. Thase, Richard C. Shelton, Susan G. Kornstein, Charles B. Nemeroff, Edward S. Friedman, Alan J. Gelenberg, James H. Kocsis, David L. Dunner, Robert M. Hirschfeld, Anthony J. Rothschild, James M. Ferguson, Alan F. Schatzberg, John M. Zajecka, Ronald D. Pedersen, Bing Yan, Saeeduddin Ahmed, Jeff Musgnung, and Philip T. Ninan

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Requirement of JIP scaffold proteins for NMDA-mediated signal transduction, Norman J. Kennedy, Gilles Martin, Anka G. Ehrhardt, Julie Cavanagh-Kyros, Chia-Yi Kuan, Pasko Rakic, Richard A. Flavell, Steven N. Treistman, and Roger J. Davis

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Revisiting Mental Health Issues in Young Immigrants: A Lesson Learned from the Virginia Tech Massacre, Sun S. Kim and Geri Duckson

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Tobacco use and dependence in Asian Americans: a review of the literature, Sun S. Kim, Douglas M. Ziedonis, and Kevin W. Chen

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Nicotine and ADHD: Cognitive Association, Jean A. King and Victoria Rossi

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Treatment of patients with substance use disorders, second edition. American Psychiatric Association, Herbert D. Kleber, Roger D. Weiss, Tony P. George, Thomas R. Kosten, Bruce J. Rounsaville, Douglas M. Ziedonis, and Work Group on Substance Abuse Disorders

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Prevention of recurrent episodes of depression with venlafaxine ER in a 1-year maintenance phase from the PREVENT Study, James H. Kocsis, Michael E. Thase, Madhukar H. Trivedi, Richard C. Shelton, Susan G. Kornstein, Charles B. Nemeroff, Edward S. Friedman, Alan J. Gelenberg, David L. Dunner, Robert M. Hirschfeld, Anthony J. Rothschild, James M. Ferguson, Alan F. Schatzberg, John M. Zajecka, Ronald D. Pedersen, Bing Yan, Saeeduddin Ahmed, Jeff Musgnung, Philip T. Ninan, and Martin B. Keller

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The Differential Diagnosis of Congenital Disorders that Include Psychosis, Margo D. Lauterbach, Aimee Stanislawski-Zygaj, and Sheldon Benjamin

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A competency-based approach to managing violence with involuntary outpatient treatment, Ted Lawlor, Albert J. Grudzinskas Jr., Jeffrey L. Geller, and Michael Genovese

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Hindsight bias among psychiatrists, H. W. LeBourgeois III, Debra A. Pinals, Valerie Williams, and Paul S. Appelbaum

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Dystonia with combined antipsychotic and stimulant treatment, John B. Levine, Michele L. Deneys, and Sheldon Benjamin

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Violence and mental illness: a new analytic approach, Charles W. Lidz, Steven M. Banks, Lorna J. Simon, Carol A. Schubert, and Edward P. Mulvey

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Exclusive Preference on Concurrent Schedules in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Karen M. Lionello-DeNolf, William V. Dube, and William J. McIlvane

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Delirium, Benjamin Liptzin, Steven V. Fischel, and Sheldon Benjamin

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The Effectiveness of Prenatal and Postpartum Emotional Health Screening, Rebecca Lundquist, Kenneth E. Fletcher, Jennifer Taub, and Tara Zandi

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Confounding effects of volatile anesthesia on CBV assessment in rodent forebrain following ethanol challenge, Feng Luo, Zhixin Li, Steven N. Treistman, Young Ro Kim, Jean A. King, Gerard B. Fox, and Craig F. Ferris

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A preliminary study of spiritual self-schema (3-S(+)) therapy for reducing impulsivity in HIV-positive drug users, Arthur Margolin, Zev Schuman-Olivier, Mark Beitel, Ruth M. Arnold, Carl E. Fulwiler, and S. Kelly Avants

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Treatment of early-onset schizophrenia spectrum disorders (TEOSS): rationale, design, and methods, Jon McClellan, Linmarie Sikich, Robert L. Findling, Jean A. Frazier, Benedetto Vitiello, Stefanie A. Hlastala, Emily Williams, Denisse Ambler, Tyehimba Hunt-Harrison, Ann E. Maloney, Louise Ritz, Robert Anderson, Robert M. Hamer, and Jeffrey A. Lieberman

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Characteristics of Contemporary Clubhouses: Results from International Clubhouse Surveys, Colleen E. McKay

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Health promotion in clubhouse programs: needs, barriers, and current and planned activities, Colleen E. McKay and John R. Pelletier

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Costs of clubhouses: an international perspective, Colleen E. McKay, Brian T. Yates, and Matthew Johnsen

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Glutamine and glutamate levels in children and adolescents with bipolar disorder: a 4.0-T proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy study of the anterior cingulate cortex, Constance M. Moore, Jean A. Frazier, Carol A. Glod, Janis L. Breeze, Megan E. Dieterich, Chelsea T. Finn, Blaise Deb Frederick, and Perry F. Renshaw

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Youth with psychopathy features are not a discrete class: a taxometric analysis, Daniel C. Murrie, David K. Marcus, Kevin S. Douglas, Zina Lee, Randall T. Salekin, and Gina M. Vincent

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The Family Options Project: Implementing an Innovative Intervention for Parents with Mental Illnesses and Their Families, Joanne Nicholson, Kathleen Biebel, Valerie F. Williams, Elizabeth A. Aaker, Karen Albert, Bernice Gershenson, Brenda Warren, and Katherine Woolsey

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A qualitative study of programs for parents with serious mental illness and their children: building practice-based evidence, Joanne Nicholson, Beth R. Hinden, Kathleen Biebel, Alexis D. Henry, and Judith Katz-Leavy

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Acculturation, gender, and alcohol use among Mexican American college students, Marcela Raffaelli, Rosalie A. Torres Stone, Maria I. Iturbide, Meredith McGinley, Gustavo Carlo, and Lisa J. Crockett

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How We Got a 75.4% Response Rate on an Internet Survey, Jill Rosenbaum and Charles W. Lidz

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A Role for Histone Modification in the Mechanism of Action of Antidepressant and Stimulant Drugs: a Dissertation, Frederick Albert Schroeder

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Antidepressant-like effects of the histone deacetylase inhibitor, sodium butyrate, in the mouse, Frederick Albert Schroeder, Cong L. Lin, Wim E. Crusio, and Schahram Akbarian

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Notch1 expression and ligand interactions in progenitor cells of the mouse olfactory epithelium, Gerald A. Schwarting, Thomas Gridley, and Timothy R. Henion

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Lactosamine differentially affects olfactory sensory neuron projections to the olfactory bulb, Gerald A. Schwarting and Timothy R. Henion

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DNA methylation in the human cerebral cortex is dynamically regulated throughout the life span and involves differentiated neurons, Kimberly D. Siegmund, Caroline M. Connor, Mihaela Campan, Tiffany I. Long, Daniel J. Weisenberger, Detlev Biniszkiewicz, Rudolf Jaenisch, Peter W. Laird, and Schahram Akbarian

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A brief community linkage intervention for veterans with a persistent mental illness and a co-occurring substance abuse disorder, David A. Smelson, Miklos F. Losonczy, Douglas M. Ziedonis, Bradley D. Sussner, Kathy Castles-Fonseca, Stephanie Rodrigues, and Anna Kline

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Psychosis in Major Depression, Eric Smith, Philip R. Burke, Jessica E. Grogan, Susan Fratoni, Chelsea S. Wogsland, and Anthony J. Rothschild

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Examining phrenology, Stephen M. Soreff and Patricia H. Bazemore

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Parents as information intermediaries between primary care and specialty physicians, Christopher J. Stille, William A. Primack, Thomas J. McLaughlin, and Richard C. Wasserman

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A neuropsychiatry service in a state hospital. Adolf Meyer's approach revisited, Joseph M. Tonkonogy and Jeffrey L. Geller

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Identifying potential risk and protective factors among non-metropolitan Latino youth: cultural implications for substance use research, Rosalie A. Torres Stone and Deanna Meyler

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Measuring homelessness and residential stability: The residential time-line follow-back inventory, Sam Tsemberis, Gregory McHugo, Valerie F. Williams, Patricia Hanrahan, and Ana Stefancic

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Prospects for remediating juveniles’ adjudicative incompetence, Jodi L. Viljoen and Thomas Grisso

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Teaching adolescents and adults about adjudicative proceedings: a comparison of pre- and post-teaching scores on the MacCAT-CA, Jodi L. Viljoen, Candice L. Odgers, Thomas Grisso, and Chad E. Tillbrook

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Gender and Race Differences in Juvenile Mental Health Symptoms: MAYSI-2 National Norm Study, Gina M. Vincent, Thomas Grisso, Anna M. Terry, and Steven M. Banks

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Exploring the relationship between spirituality, coping, and pain, Amy B. Wachholtz, Michelle J. Pearce, and Harold Koenig

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Nuclear factor I coordinates multiple phases of cerebellar granule cell development via regulation of cell adhesion molecules, Wei Wang, Debra Mullikin-Kilpatrick, James E. Crandall, Richard M. Gronostajski, E. David Litwack, and Daniel L. Kilpatrick

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Connectedness and citizenship: redefining social integration, Norma C. Ware, Kim Hopper, Toni Tugenberg, Barbara Dickey, and Daniel B. Fisher

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Physicians' perceptions of adult patients' history of child abuse in family medicine settings, Linda F. Weinreb, Kenneth E. Fletcher, Lucy M. Candib, and Gonzalo Bacigalupe

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Integrating behavioral health services for homeless mothers and children in primary care, Linda F. Weinreb, Joanne Nicholson, Valerie Williams, and Frances Anthes

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A randomized trial of integrated group therapy versus group drug counseling for patients with bipolar disorder and substance dependence, Roger D. Weiss, Margaret L. Griffin, Monika E. Kolodziej, Shelly F. Greenfield, Lisa M. Najavits, Dennis C. Daley, Heidi Ray Doreau, and John A. Hennen

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Higher nicotine and carbon monoxide levels in menthol cigarette smokers with and without schizophrenia, Jill M. Williams, Kunal K. Gandhi, Marc L. Steinberg, Jonathan Foulds, Douglas M. Ziedonis, and Neal L. Benowitz

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Mood disorders and fertility in women: a critical review of the literature and implications for future research, Katherine E. Williams, Wendy K. Marsh, and Natalie L. Rasgon

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Procedures and Policies: Good Practice and Appropriate Uses of Screening Results, Valerie F. Williams