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 2003

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Research ethics for mental health science involving ethnic minority children and youths, Celia B. Fisher, Kimberly Hoagwood, Cheryl Boyce, Troy Duster, Deborah A. Frank, Thomas Grisso, Robert J. Levine, Ruth Macklin, Margaret Beale Spencer, Ruby Takanishi, Joseph E. Trimble, and Luis H. Zayas

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Clozapine pharmacokinetics in children and adolescents with childhood-onset schizophrenia, Jean A. Frazier, Louise Glassner Cohen, Leslie K. Jacobsen, Dale R. Grothe, James Flood, Ross J. Baldessarini, Stephen C. Piscitelli, Grace S. Kim, and Judith L. Rapoport

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Gratitude and coercion between physicians and patients, William Gardner and Charles W. Lidz

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Advance directives about treatment preferences had little impact on compulsory readmissions for people with serious mental illness, Jeffrey L. Geller

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Comorbid symptom patterns in female juvenile offenders, Naomi E. Goldstein, David H. Arnold, Jennifer Weil, Constance M. Mesiarik, Dawn Peuschold, Thomas Grisso, and Douglas Osman

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Evaluating Competencies: Forensic Assessments and Instruments, Thomas Grisso

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Juveniles' competence to stand trial: a comparison of adolescents' and adults' capacities as trial defendants, Thomas Grisso, Laurence Steinberg, Jennifer Woolard, Elizabeth Cauffman, Elizabeth Scott, Sandra Graham, Frances J. Lexcen, N. Dickon Reppucci, and Robert Schwartz

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Juror decision-making in a mock sexually violent predator trial: gender differences in the impact of divergent types of expert testimony, Laura S. Guy and John F. Edens

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

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Association between sweet preference and paternal history of alcoholism in psychiatric and substance abuse patients, A. B. Kampov-Polevoy, Douglas M. Ziedonis, Michael L. Steinberg, I. Pinsky, Jonathan Krejci, C. Eick, G. Boland, E. Khalitov, and Fulton T. Crews

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Competence to consent to research among long-stay inpatients with chronic schizophrenia, Jeffrey A. Kovnick, Paul S. Appelbaum, Steven K. Hoge, and Robert A. Leadbetter

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Demonstration of the efficacy and safety of a novel substance P (NK1) receptor antagonist in major depression, Mark S. Kramer, Andrew Winokur, Jeffrey Kelsey, Sheldon H. Preskorn, Anthony J. Rothschild, Duane Snavely, Kalyan Ghosh, William A. Ball, Scott A. Reines, Dennis Munjack, Jeffrey T. Apter, Lynn Cunningham, Mitchel Kling, Mohammed Bari, Albert Getson, and Yih Lee

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Smoking status and substance abuse severity in a residential treatment sample, Jonathan Krejci, Marc L. Steinberg, and Douglas M. Ziedonis

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Teaching Diversity and Learning Outcomes: Bringing Lived Experience into the Classroom, Timothy Kubal, Deanna Meyler, Rosalie A. Torres Stone, and Teelyn T. Mauney

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Improving the “Kangaroo Courts:” A Proposal for Reform in the Evaluation of Juveniles’ Waivers of Miranda, Kimberly A. Larson

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The validity of the Antisocial Process Screening Device as a self-report measure of psychopathy in adolescent offenders, Zina Lee, Gina M. Vincent, Stephen D. Hart, and Raymond R. Corrado

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Underdiagnosis of obesity at a community health center, Celeste A. Lemay, Suzanne B. Cashman, Judith A. Savageau, Kenneth E. Fletcher, Rebecca Kinney, and Ellen Long-Middleton

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Clozapine inhibits isolated N-methyl-D-aspartate receptors expressed in xenopus oocytes in a subunit specific manner, John B. Levine, Gilles E. Martin, Andrew Wilson, and Steven N. Treistman

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Stressors for Gay Men and Lesbians: Life Stress, Gay-Related Stress, Stigma Consciousness, and Depressive Symptoms, Robin J. Lewis; Valerian J. Derlega; Jessica L. Griffin; and Alison C, Krowinski

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Psychological Characteristics of Women Who Do or Do Not Report a History of Sexual Abuse, Robin J. Lewis, Jessica L. Griffin, Barbara A. Winstead, Jennifer A. Morrow, and Courtney P. Schubert

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Psychological Characteristics of Women Who Do or Do Not Report a History of Sexual Abuse (Book chapter), Robin J. Lewis, Jessica L. Griffin, Barbara A. Winstead, Jennifer A. Morrow, and Courtney P. Schubert

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Issues of ethics and identity in diagnosis of late life depression, Charles W. Lidz and Lisa S. Parker

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Rebirth of the Shriver Automated Teaching Laboratory, Karen M. Lionello-DeNolf and William J. McIlvane

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The dopamine transporter constitutively internalizes and recycles in a protein kinase C-regulated manner in stably transfected PC12 cell lines, Merewyn K. Loder and Haley Melikian

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A Study of the Social Security Work Incentives and Their Relation to Perceived Barriers to Work Among Persons With Psychiatric Disability, Kim L. MacDonald-Wilson, E. Sally Rogers, Marsha Langer Ellison, and Asya Lyass

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The Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal System (HPA) and the Development of Aggressive, Antisocial, and Substance Abuse Disorders, Keith McBurnett, Jean A. King, and Angela Scarpa

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Stimulus control topography coherence theory: Foundations and extensions, William J. McIlvane and William V. Dube

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Psychosocial rehabilitation service needs of women, Carol T. Mowbray, Joanne Nicholson, and Chyrell D. Bellamy

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Five year research update (1996-2000): evaluations for competence to stand trial (adjudicative competence), Denise L. Mumley, Chad E. Tillbrook, and Thomas Grisso

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Achieving the goal of evidence-based psychiatric rehabilitation practices for mothers with mental illnesses, Joanne Nicholson and Alexis D. Henry

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Perceived coercion at hospital admission and adherence to mental health treatment after discharge, Sarah D. Rain, Valerie F. Williams, Pamela Clark Robbins, John Monahan, Henry J. Steadman, and Roumen Vesselinov

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Legal and Ethical Issues in the Court-Mandated Treatment of Batterers, Alan Rosenbaum, William J. Warnken, and Albert J. Grudzinskas Jr.

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Challenges in the treatment of depression with psychotic features, Anthony J. Rothschild

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How long should patients with psychotic depression stay on the antipsychotic medication, Anthony J. Rothschild and Suzanne E. Duval

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Utility of the Time-Line Follow-Back to assess substance use among homeless adults, Jo Ann Y. Sacks, Robert E. Drake, Valerie F. Williams, Steven M. Banks, and James M. Herrell

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The open dialogue approach to acute psychosis: its poetics and micropolitics, Jaakko Seikkula and Mary E. Olson

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An analysis of generalized contextual control of conditional discriminations, Richard W. Serna and Luis Antonio Perez-Gonzalez

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Regional cerebral blood flow and BOLD responses in conscious and anesthetized rats under basal and hypercapnic conditions: implications for functional MRI studies, Kenneth M. Sicard, Qiang Shen, Mathew E. Brevard, Ross Sullivan, Craig F. Ferris, Jean A. King, and Timothy Q. Duong

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Applicability of traditional and revised models of psychopathy to the Psychopathy Checklist: screening version, Jennifer L. Skeem, Edward P. Mulvey, and Thomas Grisso

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Cognitive disparity in schizophrenics with and without cocaine dependency, David A. Smelson, Craig W. Davis, Norman Eisenstein, Charles Engelhart, John Williams, Miklos F. Losonczy, and Douglas M. Ziedonis

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Approaching the suicidal patient, Jeffrey G. Stovall and Frank J. Domino

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Corticothalamic modulation during absence seizures in rats: a functional MRI assessment, Jeffrey R. Tenney, Timothy Q. Duong, Jean A. King, Reinhold Ludwig, and Craig F. Ferris

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Avoiding Expert Opinions on the Ultimate Legal Question: The Case for Integrity, Chad E. Tillbrook, Denise L. Mumley, and Thomas Grisso

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Subtypes of adolescent offenders: affective traits and antisocial behavior patterns, Gina M. Vincent, Michael J. Vitacco, Thomas Grisso, and Raymond R. Corrado

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Integrated Treatment for Mood and Substance Use Disorders, Joseph Westermeyer, Roger D. Weiss, and Douglas M. Ziedonis

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Naltrexone-bupropion combination therapy for protracted abstinence dysphoria, Jill M. Williams and Douglas M. Ziedonis

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Psychoneuroendocrinology: The Scientific Basis of Clinical Practice, Owen M. Wolkowitz and Anthony J. Rothschild

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The meninges is a source of retinoic acid for the late-developing hindbrain, Jinhua Zhang, Deborah Smith, Miyuki Yamamoto, Lanhua Ma, and Peter J. McCaffery

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Serious mental illness and tobacco addiction: a model program to address this common but neglected issue, Douglas M. Ziedonis, Jill M. Williams, and David A. Smelson

Publications from 2002

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A university-state-corporation partnership for providing correctional mental health services, Kenneth L. Appelbaum, Thomas D. Manning, and John D. Noonan

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Law and psychiatry: policing expert testimony: the role of professional organizations, Paul S. Appelbaum

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Privacy in psychiatric treatment: threats and responses, Paul S. Appelbaum

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Response to the presidential address--the systematic defunding of psychiatric care: a crisis at our doorstep, Paul S. Appelbaum

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Starving in the midst of plenty: the mental health care crisis in America, Paul S. Appelbaum

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A prospective meta-analytic approach in a multisite study of homelessness prevention, Steven M. Banks, Gregory J. McHugo, Valerie F. Williams, Robert E. Drake, and Marybeth Shinn

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Generalized identity matching-to-sample in Cebus apella, Romariz S. Barros, Olavo F. Galvao, and William J. McIlvane

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An open label trial of C-1073 (mifepristone) for psychotic major depression, Joseph K. Belanoff, Anthony J. Rothschild, Frederick Cassidy, Charles DeBattista, Etienne Emile Baulieu, Clifford Schold, and Alan F. Schatzberg

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Response: implementing motivational stepped care, Tom Brewster, Chris Farentinos, and Douglas M. Ziedonis

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Response: the neurobiological model in community treatment programs, Tom Brewster, Chris Farentinos, and Douglas M. Ziedonis

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"Titicut follow-up": successful transfer of assaultive patients from a high security facility to a less restrictive setting, Alan P. Brown, David J. Fishbein, and William H. Fisher

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Service System Supports During the Transition from Adolescence to Adulthood: Parent Perspectives, Maryann Davis and Marian Butler

A dynamic algorithm for the treatment of psychotic major depression, Charles DeBattista, Anthony J. Rothschild, and Alan J. Schatzberg

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Voices of Youth in Transition: The Experience of Aging Out of the Adolescent Public Mental Health Service System in Massachusetts: Policy Implications and Recommendations, Jonathan Delman and Amanda Jones

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Measuring the loss of autonomy over nicotine use in adolescents: the DANDY (Development and Assessment of Nicotine Dependence in Youths) study, Joseph R. DiFranza, Judith A. Savageau, Kenneth E. Fletcher, Judith K. Ockene, Nancy A. Rigotti, Ann D. McNeill, Mardia A. Coleman, and Constance Wood

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Development of symptoms of tobacco dependence in youths: 30 month follow up data from the DANDY study, Joseph R. DiFranza, Judith A. Savageau, Nancy A. Rigotti, Kenneth E. Fletcher, Judith K. Ockene, Ann D. McNeill, Mardia A. Coleman, and Constance Wood

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Evaluating mental health outcomes in an inpatient setting: convergent and divergent validity of the OQ-45 and BASIS-32, Leonard A. Doerfler, E. Addis Michael, and Peter W. Moran

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Quantitative assessments of sensitivity to reinforcement contingencies in mental retardation, William V. Dube and William J. McIlvane

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Reinforcer rate and stimulus control in discrimination reversal learning, William V. Dube and William J. McIlvane

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The integration of psychiatric rehabilitation services in behavioral health care structures: a state example, Marsha Langer Ellison, William A. Anthony, John L. Sheets, William Dodds, William J. Barker, Joseph Massaro, and Nancy J. Wewiorski

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Use of a state inpatient forensic system under managed mental health care, William H. Fisher, Barbara Dickey, Sharon-Lise T. Normand, Ira K. Packer, Albert J. Grudzinskas, and Hocine Azeni

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Self-reported lifetime psychiatric hospitalization histories of jail detainees with mental disorders: comparison with a non-incarcerated national sample, William H. Fisher, Ira K. Packer, Steven M. Banks, David Smith, Lorna J. Simon, and Kristen M. Roy-Bujnowski

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Community Mental Health Services and Criminal Justice Involvement Among Persons with Mental Illness, William H. Fisher, Nancy Wolff, and Kristen M. Roy-Bujnowski

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Treating a child with Asperger's disorder and comorbid bipolar disorder, Jean A. Frazier, Robert Doyle, Sufen Chiu, and Joseph T. Coyle

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Evaluation of a cough-specific quality-of-life questionnaire, Cynthia L. French, Richard S. Irwin, Kenneth E. Fletcher, and Todd M. Adams

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A new gene, EVC2, is mutated in Ellis-van Creveld syndrome, Marzena Galdzicka, Sujatha Patnala, M. G. Hirshman, J-F Cai, H. Nitowsky, J. A. Egeland, and Edward I. Ginns

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Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in children and adolescents with obsessive-compulsive disorder: fact or artifact, Daniel A. Geller, Joseph Biederman, Stephen V. Faraone, Kathleen Cradock, Lisa Hagermoser, Noreen Zaman, Jean A. Frazier, Barbara J. Coffey, and Thomas J. Spencer

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History of abuse and drinking outcomes following inpatient alcohol treatment: a prospective study, Shelly F. Greenfield, Monika E. Kolodziej, Dawn E. Sugarman, Larry R. Meunz, Lisa M. Vagge, David Y. He, and Roger D. Weiss

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Reply to Schafer: doing harm ethically, Thomas Grisso

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Using what we know about child maltreatment and delinquency, Thomas Grisso

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Commentary: the search for a formula to relate competence, coercion, and mandated treatment, Albert J. Grudzinskas Jr.

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Commentary on Seagrave and Grisso: impressions of the state of the art, Stephen D. Hart, Kelly A. Watt, and Gina M. Vincent

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Creating job opportunities for people with psychiatric disabilities at a university-based research center, Alexis D. Henry, Joanne Nicholson, Jonathan C. Clayfield, Susan M. Phillips, and Lawrence Stier

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Steps Toward Evidence-Based Practices for Parents with Mental Illness and their Families, Beth R. Hinden, Kathleen Biebel, Joanne Nicholson, Alexis D. Henry, and Lawrence Stier

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The Invisible Children’s Project: A Family-Centered Intervention for Parents with Mental Illness, Beth R. Hinden, Kathleen Biebel, Joanne Nicholson, and Liz Mehnert

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Seed finding in golden hamsters: a potential animal model for screening anxiolytic drugs, Jean A. King, Tara L. Messenger, and Craig F. Ferris

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Outcome Measurement in Substance Use Disorders, Monika E. Kolodziej, Shelly F. Greenfield, and Roger D. Weiss

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Physiologic subperiosteal new bone formation: prevalence, distribution, and thickness in neonates and infants, David S. Kwon, Melissa R. Spevak, Kenneth E. Fletcher, and Paul K. Kleinman

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The therapeutic misconception: problems and solutions, Charles W. Lidz and Paul S. Appelbaum

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Practice innovations in mental health services to children and families: New directions for Massachusetts, Anita Lightburn, Mary E. Olson, Phebe Sessions, and Ellen Pulleyblank Coffey

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Personality disorders and time to remission in generalized anxiety disorder, social phobia, and panic disorder, Ann O. Massion, Ingrid R. Dyck, M. Tracie Shea, Katharine A. Phillips, Meredith G. Warshaw, and Martin B. Keller

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The impact of a brief interclerkship about substance abuse on medical students' skills, Julia Matthews, William Kadish, Susan V. Barrett, Kathleen M. Mazor, Deborah Field, and Julie A. Jonassen

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The E.K. Shriver Center at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, William J. McIlvane

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High-probability stimulus control topographies with delayed S+ onset in a simultaneous discrimination procedure, William J. McIlvane, Joanne B. Kledaras, T C. Callahan, and William V. Dube

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Commentary on "Community mental health care for women with severe mental illness who are parents" - The tragedy of missed opportunities: of missed opportunities: What providers can do, Joanne Nicholson and Kathleen Biebel

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The Prevalence of Parenthood in Adults with Mental Illness: Implications for State and Federal Policymakers, Programs, and Providers, Joanne Nicholson, Kathleen Biebel, Judith Katz-Leavy, and Valerie Williams

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Glucosylsphingosine accumulation in tissues from patients with Gaucher disease: correlation with phenotype and genotype, Eduard Orvisky, Joseph K. Park, Mary E. LaMarca, Edward I. Ginns, Brian M. Martin, Nahid Tayebi, and Ellen Sidransky

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Problem substance use among depressed patients in managed primary care, Carol A. Roeloffs, Kenneth B. Wells, Douglas M. Ziedonis, Lingqi Tang, and Jurgen Unutzer

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Adolescent development and the measurement of juvenile psychopathy, Daniel Seagrave and Thomas Grisso

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Neuroendocrinology of Mood Disorders, Dorothy Sit and Anthony J. Rothschild

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Identifying Psychiatric Patients at Risk for Repeated Involvement in Violence: The Next Step Toward Intensive Community Treatment Programs, Jennifer L. Skeem, Edward P. Mulvey, Charles W. Lidz, William Gardner, and Carol Schubert