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 2006

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A review of postpartum psychosis, Dorothy Sit, Anthony J. Rothschild, and Katherine L. Wisner

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Psychiatric symptoms and community violence among high-risk patients: A test of the relationship at the weekly level, Jennifer L. Skeem, Carol A. Schubert, Candice L. Odgers, Edward P. Mulvey, William P. Gardner, and Charles W. Lidz

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The efficacy of olanzapine for decreasing cue-elicited craving in individuals with schizophrenia and cocaine dependence: a preliminary report, David A. Smelson, Douglas M. Ziedonis, John Williams, Miklos F. Losonczy, Jill M. Williams, Marc L. Steinberg, and Maureen Kaune

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Confronting chaos, Stephen M. Soreff and Patricia H. Bazemore

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Putting schizophrenia's demons to sleep, Stephen M. Soreff and Patricia H. Bazemore

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Seizing upon ECT's opportunities, Stephen M. Soreff and Patricia H. Bazemore

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Relationship between self-reported task persistence and history of quitting smoking, plans for quitting smoking, and current smoking status in adolescents, Marc L. Steinberg, Jonathan Krejci, Kerstin Collette, Thomas H. Brandon, Douglas M. Ziedonis, and Kevin Chen

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Determinants and impact of generalist-specialist communication about pediatric outpatient referrals, Christopher J. Stille, Thomas J. McLaughlin, William A. Primack, Kathleen M. Mazor, and Richard C. Wasserman

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Beyond Asian American: Examining Conditions and Mechanisms of Earnings Inequality for Filipina and Asian Indian Women, Rosalie A. Torres Stone, Bandana Purkayastha, and Terceira A. Berdahl

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Traditional practices, traditional spirituality, and alcohol cessation among American Indians, Rosalie A. Torres Stone, Les B. Whitbeck, Xiaojin Chen, Kurt Johnson, and Debbie M. Olson

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Assessing Adolescent Defendants' Adjudicative Competence: Interrater Reliability and Factor Structure of the Fitness Interview Test–Revised, Jodi L. Viljoen, Gina M. Vincent, and Ronald Roesch

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Psychopathy and violence risk assessment in youth, Gina M. Vincent

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Understanding the Downward Extension of Psychopathy to Youth: Implications for Risk Assessment and Juvenile Justice, Michael J. Vitacco and Gina M. Vincent

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What physicians should know about spirituality and chronic pain, Amy B. Wachholtz and Francis J. Keefe

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How Are We Preparing Students With Emotional Disturbances for the Transition to Young Adulthood? Findings From the National Longitudinal Transition Study—2, Mary Wagner and Maryann Davis

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Tau exon 6 is regulated by an intricate interplay of trans factors and cis elements, including multiple branch points, Junning Wang, Sze-Wah Tse, and Athena Andreadis

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A comparison of the health and mental health status of homeless mothers in Worcester, Mass: 1993 and 2003, Linda F. Weinreb, John C. Buckner, Valerie Williams, and Joanne Nicholson

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A comparison of the psychometric properties of the hooked on nicotine checklist and the modified Fagerstrom tolerance questionnaire, Robert J. Wellman, Joseph R. DiFranza, Lori Pbert, Kenneth E. Fletcher, Alan J. Flint, Martin H. Young, and Susan Druker

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Together for Kids: Three-Year Project Report: A Project Administered by Community Healthlink, Inc., Melodie Wenz-Gross, Carole C. Upshur, and Lynn Hennigan

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Snuffing out tobacco dependence. Ten reasons behavioral health providers need to be involved, Jill M. Williams and Douglas M. Ziedonis

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Children's use of motor vehicle restraints: maternal psychological distress, maternal motor vehicle restraint practices, and sociodemographics, Whitney P. Witt, Lisa R. Fortuna, Eijean Wu, Robert S. Kahn, Jonathan P. Winickoff, Paul A. Pirraglia, Timothy G. Ferris, and Karen Kuhlthau

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p38 mitogen-activated protein kinase: a novel modulator of hyperpolarization-activated cyclic nucleotide-gated channels and neuronal excitability, Patricia M. Wynne

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The patient-oriented clinician-researcher: advantages and challenges of being a double agent, Philip T. Yanos and Douglas M. Ziedonis

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Relationship and distress in relatives of breast cancer patients, Jane G. Zapka, Gene Fisher, Stephenie C. Lemon, Lynn Clemow, and Kenneth E. Fletcher

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Adolescent tobacco use and dependence: assessment and treatment strategies, Douglas M. Ziedonis, Shane Haberstroh, Mia Hanos Zimmermann, Mark Miceli, and Jonathan Foulds

Publications from 2005

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Risperidone-induced psychosis and depression in a child with a mitochondrial disorder, Mary S. Ahn, Katherine B. Sims, and Jean A. Frazier

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Chromatin alterations associated with down-regulated metabolic gene expression in the prefrontal cortex of subjects with schizophrenia, Schahram Akbarian, Martin G. Ruehl, Erin Bliven, Lori A. Luiz, Amy C. Peranelli, Stephen P. Baker, Rosalinda C. Roberts, William E. Bunney Jr., Robert C. Conley, Edward G. Jones, Carol A. Tamminga, and Yin Guo

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Assessing Kendra's Law: five years of outpatient commitment in New York, Paul S. Appelbaum

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Behavioral genetics and the punishment of crime, Paul S. Appelbaum

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Dangerous severe personality disorders: England's experiment in using psychiatry for public protection, Paul S. Appelbaum

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The capacity to vote of persons with Alzheimer's disease, Paul S. Appelbaum, Richard J. Bonnie, and Jason H. Karlawish

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A day in the life of a psychiatrist in-the-making. Psychiatrist-in-the making: Rasim Arikan, M.D., Ph.D. Mentor: Paul Appelbaum, M.D, Rasim Arikan and Paul S. Appelbaum

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The effect of a telephone counseling intervention on self-rated health of cardiac patients, Kara Zivin Bambauer, Onesky Aupont, Peter H. Stone, Steven E. Locke, Mariquita G. Mullan, Jane Colagiovanni, and Thomas J. McLaughlin

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Procedural Variables in Equivalence Classes Research: Contributions to the Study of Symbolic Behavior, Romariz S. Barros, Olavo F. Galvao, Ana Leda F. Brino, Paulo R. K. Goulart, and William J. McIlvane

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Treatment of psychiatric hospital patients transferred to emergency departments, Patricia H. Bazemore, David F. Gitlin, and Stephen Soreff

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Neurologic and Psychiatric Co-morbidity in Neuropsychiatry Training, Sheldon Benjamin and R. Andrew Sewell

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Smoking stage of change and interest in an emergency department-based intervention, Edwin D. Boudreaux, Brigitte M. Baumann, Kim Friedman, and Douglas M. Ziedonis

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The new research ethic: will oversight requirements sink forensic research, Philip J. Candilis, Rasim Arikan, Sheila B. Noone, and Jacob C. Holzer

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Willingness of subjects with thought disorder to participate in research, Philip J. Candilis, Cynthia M. A. Geppert, Kenneth E. Fletcher, Charles W. Lidz, and Paul S. Appelbaum

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Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Anatomical Layer Specificity in the Cat Retina, Thomas F. Chang

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Readability of informed-consent forms used in mental health research, Paul P. Christopher

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E Pluribus Unum: Creating a Multi-Organizational Structure for Serving Arrestees with Serious Mental Illness, Jonathan C. Clayfield, Albert J. Grudzinskas Jr., William H. Fisher, and Kristen M. Roy-Bujnowski

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The influence of psychosocial maturity on male juvenile offenders' comprehension and understanding of the Miranda warning, Lori H. Colwell, Keith R. Cruise, Laura S. Guy, Wendy K. McCoy, Krissie Fernandez, and Heather H. Ross

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A naturalistic study of medication reduction in a residential treatment setting, Daniel F. Connor and Thomas J. McLaughlin

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Learning spatial orientation tasks in the radial-maze and structural variation in the hippocampus in inbred mice, Wim E. Crusio and Herbert Schwegler

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Prevalence of overweight in children and adolescents with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and autism spectrum disorders: a chart review, Carol Curtin, Linda G. Bandini, Ellen C. Perrin, David J. Tybor, and Aviva Must

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State Efforts To Expand Transition Supports for Young Adults Receiving Adult Public Mental Health Services, Maryann Davis and Bethany Hunt

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Where are Bridges Needed: Relationships Between Youth and Adult Services Before Strengthening the Transition System, Maryann Davis, Matthew Johnsen, Nancy Koroloff, Barbara E. Starrett, Colleen E. McKay, Michael Pullmann, Diane Sondheimer, and Lynwood Gordon

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Summary of Center for Mental Health Services Youth Transition Policy Meeting: National Experts Panel, Maryann Davis and Chris Koyanagi

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State child mental health efforts to support youth in transition to adulthood, Maryann Davis and Diane L. Sondheimer

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Do Adult MH Services Need to be Developmentally Appropriate?, Maryann Davis and Valerie F. Williams

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Bipolar Disorder in Children with Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Sandra DeJong and Jean A. Frazier

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Assessing consumer satisfaction in the Massachusetts Behavioral Health Partnership, Jonathan Delman and Richard H. Beinecke

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Relationship of quality of life and perceived control with posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms 3 to 6 months after myocardial infarction, Leonard A. Doerfler, John A. Paraskos, and Lori Piniarski

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HCR-20 Violence Risk Assessment Scheme: Overview and Annotated Bibliography, Kevin S. Douglas, Laura S. Guy, Kim A. Reeves, and John Weir

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Conducting Your First AP-LS Conference Presentation: Improving the Experience for Yourself and Your Audience, John F. Edens, John Petrila, Laura S. Guy, and Barry Rosenfeld

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People with schizophrenia employed as professionals and managers: initial evidence and exploration, Marsha Langer Ellison, Zlatka Russinova, Joseph Massaro, and Asya Lyass

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Functional magnetic resonance imaging shows oxytocin activates brain regions associated with mother-pup bonding during suckling, Marcelo Febo, Michael Numan, and Craig F. Ferris

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The neural consequences of repeated cocaine exposure revealed by functional MRI in awake rats, Marcelo Febo, Annabell C. Segarra, Govind Nair, Karl F. Schmidt, Timothy Q. Duong, and Craig F. Ferris

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The neural consequences of repeated cocaine exposure revealed by functional MRI in awake rats, Marcelo Febo, Annabell C. Segarra, Govind Nair, Karl F. Schmidt, Timothy Q. Duong, and Craig F. Ferris

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Pup suckling is more rewarding than cocaine: evidence from functional magnetic resonance imaging and three-dimensional computational analysis, Craig F. Ferris, Praveen P. Kulkarni, John M. Sullivan, Josie A. Harder, Tara L. Messenger, and Marcelo Febo

The Association Between Serum Cholesterol Levels and Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors, Kathryn Fleming-Ives

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Medical advance care planning for persons with serious mental illness, Mary Ellen Foti, Stephen J. Bartels, Melanie P. Merriman, Kenneth E. Fletcher, and Aricca D. Van Citters

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End-of-life treatment preferences of persons with serious mental illness, Mary Ellen Foti, Stephen J. Bartels, Aricca D. Van Citters, Melanie P. Merriman, and Kenneth E. Fletcher

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Magnetic resonance imaging studies in early-onset bipolar disorder: a critical review, Jean A. Frazier, Mary S. Ahn, Sandra DeJong, Eileen K. Bent, Janis L. Breeze, and Anthony J. Giuliano

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Cortical gray matter differences identified by structural magnetic resonance imaging in pediatric bipolar disorder, Jean A. Frazier, Janis L. Breeze, Nikos Makris, Anthony J. Giuliano, Martha R. Herbert, Larry J. Seidman, Joseph Biederman, Steven M. Hodge, Megan E. Dieterich, Emily D. Gerstein, David N. Kennedy, Scott L. Rauch, Bruce M. Cohen, and Verne S. Caviness Jr.

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Diagnostically homeless and needing appropriate placement, Jean A. Frazier and Gabrielle A. Carlson

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Structural brain magnetic resonance imaging of limbic and thalamic volumes in pediatric bipolar disorder, Jean A. Frazier, Sufen Chiu, Janis L. Breeze, Nikos Makris, Nicholas Lange, David N. Kennedy, Martha R. Herbert, Eileen K. Bent, Vamsi K. Koneru, Megan E. Dieterich, Steven M. Hodge, Scott L. Rauch, P. Ellen Grant, Bruce M. Cohen, Larry J. Seidman, Verne S. Caviness Jr., and Joseph Biederman

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A comparison of gender differences in health-related quality of life in acute and chronic coughers, Cynthia L. French, Kenneth E. Fletcher, and Richard S. Irwin

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Extent and Limits of the Matching Concept in Cebus Apella: A Matter of Experimental Control?, Olavo F. Galvao, Romariz S. Barros, Jose R. Santos, Ana Leda F. Brino, Sandra Brandao, Cintia Mara Lavratti, William V. Dube, and William J. McIlvane

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Authors' reports about research integrity problems in clinical trials, William P. Gardner, Charles W. Lidz, and Kathryn C. Hartwig

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A view of American psychiatry, Jeffrey L. Geller

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Against the grain? A reasoned argument for not closing a state hospital, Jeffrey L. Geller, Helen Shore, Albert J. Grudzinskas Jr., and Paul S. Appelbaum

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A note on select- and reject-controlling relations in the simple discrimination of capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella), Paulo R. K. Goulart, Mariana B. Mendonca, Romariz S. Barros, Olavo F. Galvao, and William J. McIlvane

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Clinical Evaluations for Juveniles' Competence to Stand Trial: A Guide for Legal Professionals, Thomas Grisso

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Commentary on “Empirical and Ethical Problems with Custody Recommendations": What Now?, Thomas Grisso

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Evaluating Juveniles' Adjudicative Competence: A Guide for Clinical Practice, Thomas Grisso

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Juvenile Court Clinical Services: A National Description, Thomas Grisso and Judith Quinlan

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Between a rock and a soft place: developmental research and the child advocacy process, Thomas Grisso and Laurence Steinberg

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The empirical limits of forensic mental health assessment, Thomas Grisso and Gina M. Vincent

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Mental Health Screening and Assessment in Juvenile Justice, Thomas Grisso, Gina M. Vincent, and Daniel Seagrave

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Integrating the criminal justice system into mental health service delivery: the Worcester diversion experience, Albert J. Grudzinskas Jr., Jonathan C. Clayfield, Kristen M. Roy-Bujnowski, William H. Fisher, and Maurice H. Richardson

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Does psychopathy predict institutional misconduct among adults? A meta-analytic investigation, Laura S. Guy, John F. Edens, Christine Anthony, and Kevin S. Douglas

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Beta1,3-N-acetylglucosaminyltransferase 1 glycosylation is required for axon pathfinding by olfactory sensory neurons, Timothy R. Henion, Denitza Raitcheva, Robert Grosholz, Franziska Biellman, William C. Skarnes, Thierry Hennet, and Gerald A. Schwarting

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The Invisible Children's Project: key ingredients of an intervention for parents with mental illness, Beth R. Hinden, Kathleen Biebel, Joanne Nicholson, and Liz Mehnert

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Emerging brain-based interventions for children and adolescents: overview and clinical perspective, Laurence M. Hirshberg, Sufen Chiu, and Jean A. Frazier

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Emerging interventions, Laurence M. Hirshberg, Sufen Chiu, and Jean A. Frazier

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Nonclassical, distinct endocytic signals dictate constitutive and PKC-regulated neurotransmitter transporter internalization, Katherine L. Holton, Merewyn K. Loder, and Haley Melikian

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Treatment of Acute Mania in Bipolar Disorder, Terence A. Ketter, Po W. Wang, Cecylia Nowakowska, Wendy K. Marsh, and Julie C. Bonner

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Deficits in testosterone facilitate enhanced fear response, Jean A. King, Washington L. De Oliveira, and Nihal Patel

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Procedure for minimizing stress for fMRI studies in conscious rats, Jean A. King, Timothy S. Garelick, Mathew E. Brevard, Wei Chen, Tara L. Messenger, Timothy Q. Duong, and Craig F. Ferris

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Association of stress, hostility and plasma testosterone levels, Jean A. King, Milagros C. Rosal, Yunsheng Ma, and George W. Reed

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Anxiety disorders among patients with co-occurring bipolar and substance use disorders, Monika E. Kolodziej, Margaret L. Griffin, Lisa M. Najavits, Michael W. Otto, Shelly F. Greenfield, and Roger D. Weiss

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A multi-center randomized trial of buprenorphine-naloxone versus clonidine for opioid detoxification: findings from the National Institute on Drug Abuse Clinical Trials Network, Walter Ling, Leslie Amass, Steve Shoptaw, Jeffrey J. Annon, Maureen Hillhouse, Dean Babcock, Greg Brigham, Judy Harrer, Malcolm S. Reid, Joan A. Muir, Betty J. Buchan, Debbie Orr, George Woody, Jonathan Krejci, and Douglas M. Ziedonis

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Elderly Depression Often Unnoticed, Rebecca Lundquist

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Impact of referral source and study applicants' preference for randomly assigned service on research enrollment, service engagement, and evaluative outcomes, Cathaleene Macias, Paul J. Barreira, William A. Hargreaves, Leonard Bickman, William H. Fisher, and Elliot Aronson

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The Sanctification of the Body and Behavioral Health Patterns of College Students, Annette Mahoney, Robert A. Carels, Kenneth I. Pargament, Amy B. Wachholtz, Laur Edwards Leeper, Mary Kaplar, and Robin Frutchey

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Commentary: toward a unified theory of personal and professional ethics, Richard Martinez and Philip J. Candilis

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Employment outcomes in Massachusetts Clubhouses, Colleen E. McKay, Matthew Johnsen, and Reva Stein

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Genetic dissection of learning and memory in mice, Yann S. Mineur, Wim E. Crusio, and Frans Sluyter