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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Impact of MAYSI-2 Mental Health Screening in Juvenile Detention, Valerie F. Williams and Thomas Grisso

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Regulation of the gating of BKCa channel by lipid bilayer thickness, Chunbo Yuan, Robert J. O'Connell, Robert F. Jacob, R. Preston Mason, and Steven N. Treistman

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Acute alcohol tolerance is intrinsic to the BKCa protein, but is modulated by the lipid environment, Chunbo Yuan, Robert J. O'Connell, Andrew H. Wilson, Andrzej Z. Pietrzykowski, and Steven N. Treistman

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Dissociation of halted T7 RNA polymerase elongation complexes proceeds via a forward-translocation mechanism, Yi Zhou, Deanna M. Navaroli, Metewo Selase Enuameh, and Craig T. Martin

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Barriers and solutions to addressing tobacco dependence in addiction treatment programs, Douglas M. Ziedonis, Joseph Guydish, Jill M. Williams, Marc Steinberg, and Jonathan Foulds

Publications from 2006

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Molecular and cellular mechanisms of altered GAD1/GAD67 expression in schizophrenia and related disorders, Schahram Akbarian and Hsien-Sung Huang

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The molecular pathology of Rett syndrome: synopsis and update, Schahram Akbarian, Yan Jiang, and Genevieve A. Laforet

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Juvenile sex offenders: a complex population, Joel T. Andrade, Gina M. Vincent, and Fabian M. Saleh

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Orbitofrontal correlates of aggression and impulsivity in psychiatric patients, Ami Sheth Antonucci, David A. Gansler, Simon Tan, Rafeeque A. Bhadelia, Sam Patz, and Carl E. Fulwiler

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Clinical ethics versus clinical research, Paul S. Appelbaum and Charles W. Lidz

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Equivalence class formation via identity matching to sample and simple discrimination with class-specific consequences, Romariz S. Barros, Karen M. Lionello-DeNolf, William V. Dube, and William J. McIlvane

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Self-reported data from patients with bipolar disorder: impact on minimum episode length for hypomania, Michael Bauer, Paul Grof, Natalie L. Rasgon, Wendy K. Marsh, Rodrigo A. Munoz, Kemal Sagduyu, Martin Alda, Danilo Quiroz, Tasha Glenn, Christopher Baethge, and Peter C. Whybrow

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Do antidepressants influence mood patterns? A naturalistic study in bipolar disorder, Michael Bauer, Natalie L. Rasgon, Paul Grof, T. Glenn, M. Lapp, Wendy K. Marsh, Rodrigo A. Munoz, A. Suwalska, Christopher Baethge, T. Bachor, Martin Alda, and Peter C. Whybrow

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Online resources for assessment and evaluation, Sheldon Benjamin, Lisa I. Robbins, and Simon Kung

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Challenges for a System of Care, Kathleen Biebel and Jeffrey L. Geller

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A national survey of state mental health authority programs and policies for clients who are parents: a decade later, Kathleen Biebel, Joanne Nicholson, Jeffrey L. Geller, and William H. Fisher

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Cell-type-specific and developmental regulation of heterogeneous nuclear ribonucleoprotein K mRNA in the rat nervous system, Adam R. Blanchette, Yuly F. Fuentes Medel, and Paul D. Gardner

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Lactosamine modulates the rate of migration of GnRH neurons during mouse development, Elizabeth Bless, Denitza Raitcheva, Timothy R. Henion, Stuart A. Tobet, and Gerald A. Schwarting

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Involuntary hospitalization of medical patients who lack decisional capacity: an unresolved issue, Nancy Byatt, Debra A. Pinals, and Rasim Arikan

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The need to understand IRB deliberations, Philip J. Candilis, Charles W. Lidz, and Robert M. Arnold

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Commentary: the higher standards of aspirational ethics, Philip J. Candilis and Richard Martinez

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Pharmacotherapy of Major Depression with Psychotic Features: What is the Evidence?, Carmen Carmen Andreescu, Benoit H. Mulsant, Anthony J. Rothschild, Alastair J. Flint, Barnett S. Meyers, and Ellen M. Whyte

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Patterns and knowledge of nonmedical use of stimulants among college students, Bronwen C. Carroll, Thomas J. McLaughlin, and Diane R. Blake

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Targeted child psychiatric services: a new model of pediatric primary clinician--child psychiatry collaborative care, Daniel F. Connor, Thomas J. McLaughlin, Mary Jeffers-Terry, William H. O'Brien, Christopher J. Stille, Lynda M. Young, and Richard C. Antonelli

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Relational learning in children with cochlear implants, Wagner R. da Silva, Deisy das Gracas de Souza, Julio C. de Rose, Jair Lopes Jr., Maria Cecilia Bevilacqua, and William J. McIlvane

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Within-state availability of transition-to-adulthood services for youths with serious mental health conditions, Maryann Davis, Jeffrey L. Geller, and Bethany Hunt

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The Great Divide: How Mental Health Policy Fails Young Adults, Maryann Davis and Nancy Koroloff

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A Public Health Framework for the State Mental Health Authority: A Call for Action by Massachusetts Consumers and Family Members, Jonathan Delman

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Using Organizational Data to Create the Essential Context for System Transformation in Child Welfare, William Deveney and Joanne Nicholson

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Donepezil in the treatment of ADHD-like symptoms in youths with pervasive developmental disorder: a case series, Robert L. Doyle, Jean A. Frazier, Thomas J. Spencer, Daniel A. Geller, Joseph Biederman, and Timothy E. Wilens

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Behavior-Analytic Experimental Strategies and Motivational Processes in Persons with Mental Retardation, William V. Dube and William J. McIlvane

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Emerging empirical evidence on the ethics of schizophrenia research, Laura B. Dunn, Philip J. Candilis, and Laura Weiss Roberts

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Empowering and Demedicalized Case Management Practices: Perspectives of Mental Health Consumer Leaders and Professionals, Marsha Langer Ellison and Erin C. Dunn

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Men's adjustment to their partners' breast cancer: a dyadic coping perspective, Barry N. Feldman and C. Anne Broussard

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The Influence of relational factors on men's adjustment to their partners' newly-diagnosed breast cancer, Barry N. Feldman and C. Anne Broussard

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Social work education in suicide intervention and prevention: an unmet need, Barry N. Feldman and Stacey Freedenthal

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Functional magnetic resonance imaging in conscious animals: a new tool in behavioural neuroscience research, Craig F. Ferris, Marcelo Febo, Feng Luo, Karl F. Schmidt, Mathew E. Brevard, Josie A. Harder, Praveen P. Kulkarni, Tara L. Messenger, and Jean A. King

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From Relief to Recovery: Peer Support by Consumers Relieves the Traumas of Disasters and Facilitates Recovery from Mental Illness, Daniel B. Fisher, Kay Rote, LaVerne Miller, David Romprey, and Beth Filson

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Introduction: Children, Adolescents, and Mental Health Services Research: An Overview of Emerging Perspective, William H. Fisher

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Patterns and prevalence of arrest in a statewide cohort of mental health care consumers, William H. Fisher, Kristen M. Roy-Bujnowski, Albert J. Grudzinskas, Jonathan C. Clayfield, Steven M. Banks, and Nancy Wolff

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Beyond criminalization: toward a criminologically informed framework for mental health policy and services research, William H. Fisher, Eric Silver, and Nancy Wolff

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A path analysis of factors associated with distress among first-degree female relatives of women with breast cancer diagnosis, Kenneth E. Fletcher, Lynn Clemow, Britt Ann Peterson, Stephenie C. Lemon, Barbara Estabrook, and Jane G. Zapka

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Research Assessment of Patients With Psychotic Depression: The STOP-PD Approach, Alastair J. Flint, Ayal Schaffer, Barnett S. Meyers, Anthony J. Rothschild, and Benoit H. Mulsant

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Developments in pharmacotherapy for tobacco dependence: past, present and future, Jonathan Foulds, Michael B. Steinberg, Jill M. Williams, and Douglas M. Ziedonis

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Attitudes toward the integration of smoking cessation treatment into drug abuse clinics, Bret E. Fuller, Joseph Guydish, Janice Tsoh, Malcolm S. Reid, Michael Resnick, Lucy Zammarelli, Douglas M. Ziedonis, Clare Sears, and Dennis McCarty

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SR protein 9G8 modulates splicing of tau exon 10 via its proximal downstream intron, a clustering region for frontotemporal dementia mutations, Lei Gao, Junning Wang, Yingzi Wang, and Athena Andreadis

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Research sponsorship, financial relationships, and the process of research in pharmaceutical clinical trials, William P. Gardner and Charles W. Lidz

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A history of private psychiatric hospitals in the USA: from start to almost finished, Jeffrey L. Geller

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Avoiding extinction: successful private psychiatric hospitals in the opening decade of the twenty-first century, Jeffrey L. Geller

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First-person accounts: the importance of being honest, Jeffrey L. Geller

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The evolution of outpatient commitment in the USA: from conundrum to quagmire, Jeffrey L. Geller

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The premature demise of public child and adolescent inpatient psychiatric beds : Part II: challenges and implications, Jeffrey L. Geller and Kathleen Biebel

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The premature demise of public child and adolescent inpatient psychiatric beds : part I: overview and current conditions, Jeffrey L. Geller and Kathleen Biebel

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Involuntary outpatient treatment as "desintitutionalized coercion": the net-widening concerns, Jeffrey L. Geller, William H. Fisher, Albert J. Grudzinskas Jr., Jonathan C. Clayfield, and Ted Lawlor

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Effect of a global longitudinal pathway on medical students' attitudes toward the medically indigent, Michael A. Godkin, Judith A. Savageau, and Kenneth E. Fletcher

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Olanzapine and haloperidol in first episode psychosis: two-year data, A.I. Green, J.A. Lieberman, R.M. Hamer, I.D. Glick, R.E. Gur, R.S. Kahn, J.P. McEvoy, D.O. Perkins, Anthony J. Rothschild, T. Sharma, Mauricio F. Tohen, S. Woolson, and R.B. Zipursky

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Adolescents' Decision Making: A Developmental Perspective on Constitutional Provisions in Delinquency Cases, Thomas Grisso

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Appreciating Anorexia: Decisional Capacity and the Role of Values, Thomas Grisso and Paul S. Appelbaum

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Developmental Research and the Child Advocacy Process, Thomas Grisso and Laurence Steinberg

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Examining the utility of the PCL:SV as a screening measure using competing factor models of psychopathy, Laura S. Guy and Kevin S. Douglas

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Gender differences in attitudes toward psychopathic sexual offenders, Laura S. Guy and John F. Edens

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Investigating the M-FAST: psychometric properties and utility to detect diagnostic specific malingering, Laura S. Guy, Phylissa P. Kwartner, and Holly A. Miller

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APA summit on medical student education task force on informatics and technology: steps to enhance the use of technology in education through faculty development, funding and change management, Donald M. Hilty, Sheldon Benjamin, Gregory Briscoe, Deborah J. Hales, Robert J. Boland, John S. Luo, Carlyle H. Chan, Robert S. Kennedy, Harry Karlinsky, Daniel B. Gordon, Peter M. Yellowlees, and Joel Yager

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APA Summit on Medical Student Education Task Force on Informatics and Technology: learning about computers and applying computer technology to education and practice, Donald M. Hilty, Deborah J. Hales, Greg Briscoe, Sheldon Benjamin, Robert J. Boland, John S. Luo, Carlyle H. Chan, Robert S. Kennedy, Harry Karlinsky, Daniel B. Gordon, Joel Yager, and Peter M. Yellowlees

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A survey of programs for parents with mental illness and their families: Identifying common elements to build the evidence base, Beth R. Hinden, Kathleen Biebel, Joanne Nicholson, Alexis D. Henry, and Judith Katz-Leavy

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Chromatin immunoprecipitation in postmortem brain, Hsien-Sung Huang, Anouch Matevossian, Yan Jiang, and Schahram Akbarian

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Detection of co-occurring mental illness among adult patients in the New Jersey substance abuse treatment system, Hsou Mei Hu, Anna Kline, Frederick Y. Huang, and Douglas M. Ziedonis

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Meeting Challenges in Caring for Patients with Disabilities: An Interclerkship Course, Julie A. Jonassen, Susan V. Barrett, Linda M. Long-Bellil, Candace Cassin, Darlene M. O'Connor, Mai-Lan A. Rogoff, and Martin H. Young

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Human hair growth deficiency is linked to a genetic defect in the phospholipase gene LIPH, Anastasiya Kazantseva, Andrey Goltsov, Rena A. Zinchenko, Anastasia P. Grigorenko, Anna V. Abrukova, Yuri K. Moliaka, Alexander G. Kirillov, Zhiru Guo, Stephen Lyle, Evgeny K. Ginter, and Evgeny I. Rogaev

The Effect of Split versus Combined Therapy in Medication Compliance of Psychiatric Patients, Eric Kosinski

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Aggression toward forensic evaluators: a statewide survey, Naomi Leavitt, Helene Presskreischer, Patricia Maykuth, and Thomas Grisso

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Mammography screening after breast cancer diagnosis in a first degree female relative: age group differences (United States), Stephenie C. Lemon, Jane G. Zapka, Lynn Clemow, Barbara Estabrook, and Kenneth E. Fletcher

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Brain-specific change in alternative splicing of Tau exon 6 in myotonic dystrophy type 1, Olivier Leroy, Junning Wang, Claude-Alain Maurage, Michel Parent, Thomas Cooper, Luc Buee, Nicolas Sergeant, Athena Andreadis, and Marie-Laure Caillet-Boudin

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The therapeutic misconception and our models of competency and informed consent, Charles W. Lidz

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Empirical evidence for the use of lithium and anticonvulsants in children with psychiatric disorders, Melissa Lopez-Larson and Jean A. Frazier

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Rudimentary Reading Repertoires via Stimulus Equivalence and Recombination of Minimal Verbal Units, Maria Amelia Matos, Alessandra Lopes Avanzi, and William J. McIlvane

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Employment transitions for Clubhouse members, Colleen E. McKay, Matthew Johnsen, Steven M. Banks, and Reva Stein

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Improving psychologic adjustment to chronic illness in cardiac patients. The role of depression and anxiety, Thomas J. McLaughlin, Onesky Aupont, Kara Z. Bambauer, Peter H. Stone, Mariquita G. Mullan, Jane Colagiovanni, Elaine Polishuk, Michael T. Johnstone, and Steven E. Locke

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A delusion assessment scale for psychotic major depression: Reliability, validity, and utility, Barnett S. Meyers, Judith English, Michelle Gabriele, Catherine Peasley-Miklus, Moonseong Heo, Alastair J. Flint, Benoit H. Mulsant, and Anthony J. Rothschild

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Methodological Issues in Designing a Randomized Controlled Trial for Psychotic Depression: The STOP-PD Study, Barnett S. Meyers, Catherine Peasley-Miklus, Alastair J. Flint, Benoit H. Mulsant, and Anthony J. Rothschild

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The classification of violence risk, John Monahan, Henry J. Steadman, Paul S. Appelbaum, Thomas Grisso, Edward P. Mulvey, Loren H. Roth, Pamela Clark Robbins, Steven M. Banks, and Eric Silver

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Substance use and community violence: a test of the relation at the daily level, Edward P. Mulvey, Candice L. Odgers, Jennifer L. Skeem, William P. Gardner, Carol A. Schubert, and Charles W. Lidz

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Integrating treatment and education for mood disorders: an adolescent case report, Carryl P. Navalta, Jessica Goldstein, Laura Ruegg, David A. Perna, and Jean A. Frazier

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Frontline Reports: The Clubhouse Family Legal Support Project for parents with mental illness, Kate Nemens and Joanne Nicholson

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A comparison of mothers with co-occurring disorders and histories of violence living with or separated from minor children, Joanne Nicholson, Norma Finkelstein, Valerie Williams, Jennifer Thom, Chanson Noether, and Megan DeVilbiss

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Adjustment for whole brain and cranial size in volumetric brain studies: a review of common adjustment factors and statistical methods, Liam M. O'Brien, David A. Ziegler, Curtis K. Deutsch, David N. Kennedy, Jill M. Goldstein, Larry J. Seidman, Steven M. Banks, Nikos Makris, Verne S. Caviness Jr., Jean A. Frazier, and Martha R. Herbert

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Smoking prevention and cessation intervention delivery by pediatric providers, as assessed with patient exit interviews, Lori Pbert, Kenneth E. Fletcher, Alan J. Flint, Martin H. Young, Susan Druker, and Joseph R. DiFranza

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The competence-related abilities of adolescent defendants in criminal court, Norman G. Poythress, Frances J. Lexcen, Thomas Grisso, and Laurence Steinberg

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Tau protects microtubules in the axon from severing by katanin, Liang Qiang, Wenqian Yu, Athena Andreadis, Minhua Luo, and Peter W. Baas

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From zero to a hundred in a split second: understanding aggression in an eight-year-old child, Nancy Rappaport, Jean A. Frazier, Daniel F. Connor, and Richard Mattison

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Sociodemographic predictors of antenatal and postpartum depressive symptoms among women in a medical group practice, Janet W. Rich-Edwards, Ken P. Kleinman, Allyson Abrams, Bernard L. Harlow, Thomas J. McLaughlin, Hadine Joffe, and Matthew W. Gillman

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Ethical principles and practices for research involving human participants with mental illness, Laura Weiss Roberts, Philip J. Candilis, and Jeffrey A. Lieberman

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Challenges in Differentiating and Diagnosing Psychotic Depression, Anthony J. Rothschild, Benoit H. Mulsant, Barnett S. Meyers, and Alastair J. Flint

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RPRS Manual: Recovery Promoting Relationships Scale, Zlatka Russinova, E. Sally Rogers, and Marsha Langer Ellison

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An Integrated Look at Dually Diagnosed Female Sex Offenders and the Law, Fabian M. Saleh, R. Gregg Dwyer, and Albert J. Grudzinskas Jr.

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Development of Pharmacological Magnetic Resonance Imaging Methods and their Application to the Investigation of Antipsychotic Drugs: a Dissertation, Karl F. Schmidt

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Hemodynamic and metabolic changes induced by cocaine in anesthetized rat observed with multimodal functional MRI, Karl F. Schmidt, Marcelo Febo, Qiang Shen, Feng Luo, Kenneth M. Sicard, Craig F. Ferris, Elliot A. Stein, and Timothy Q. Duong

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Stromal cell-derived factor-1 (chemokine C-X-C motif ligand 12) and chemokine C-X-C motif receptor 4 are required for migration of gonadotropin-releasing hormone neurons to the forebrain, Gerald A. Schwarting, Timothy R. Henion, J. David Nugent, Benjamin Caplan, and Stuart A. Tobet

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Differential recovery of multimodal MRI and behavior after transient focal cerebral ischemia in rats, Kenneth M. Sicard, Nils Henninger, Marc Fisher, Timothy Q. Duong, and Craig F. Ferris

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Psychiatric outcomes following medical and surgical abortion, Dorothy Sit, Anthony J. Rothschild, Mitchell D. Creinin, Barbara H. Hanusa, and Katherine L. Wisner