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 2002

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An analysis of cue reactivity among persons with and without schizophrenia who are addicted to cocaine, David A. Smelson, Miklos F. Losonczy, Chris Kilker, Aron Starosta, Jacob Kind, John Williams, and Douglas M. Ziedonis

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Effectiveness of thrombolytic therapy for acute myocardial infarction in the elderly: cause for concern in the old-old., Stephen B. Soumerai, Thomas J. McLaughlin, Dennis Ross-Degnan, Cindy L. Christiansen, and Jerry H. Gurwitz

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An open-label trial of divalproex in children and adolescents with bipolar disorder, Karen Dineen Wagner, Elizbeth B. Weller, Gabrielle A. Carlson, Gary Sachs, Joseph Biederman, Jean A. Frazier, Patricia Wozniak, Katherine Tracy, Ronald A. Weller, and Charles Bowden

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Moving to Middle School: Life Skills and Coping Skills for Successful Student Transition, Activities for Grades 5-8, Melodie Wenz-Gross, Karen L. Anderson, Robin C. Parker, Ann O'Meara, and Ilda Carreiro King

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Vasopressin V1b receptor knockout reduces aggressive behavior in male mice, S. R. Wersinger, Edward I. Ginns, A-M O'Carroll, S. J. Lolait, and W. S. Young III

Publications from 2001

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The role of correctional officers in multidisciplinary mental health care in prisons, Kenneth L. Appelbaum, James M. Hickey, and Ira K. Packer

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Law and psychiatry: Abuses of law and psychiatry in China, Paul S. Appelbaum

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Law and psychiatry: Liability for forensic evaluations: a word of caution, Paul S. Appelbaum

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Law and psychiatry: Third-party suits against therapists in recovered-memory cases, Paul S. Appelbaum

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Thinking carefully about outpatient commitment, Paul S. Appelbaum

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Informed Consent: Legal Theory and Clinical Practice, Jessica W. Berg, Paul S. Appelbaum, Charles W. Lidz, and Lisa S. Parker

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Toward a Family-Centered Approach: Families Coping with Parental Mental Illness, Kathleen Biebel and Beth R. Hinden

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The Relative Equitability of High-Stakes Testing versus Teacher-Assigned Grades: An Analysis of the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS), Robert T. Brennan, Jimmy Kim, Melodie Wenz-Gross, and Gary N. Siperstein

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Principles and narrative in forensic psychiatry: toward a robust view of professional role, Philip J. Candilis, Richard Martinez, and Christina M. Dordling

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Alcohol and drug abuse: a preliminary investigation of cocaine craving among persons with and without schizophrenia, Genata Carol, David A. Smelson, Losonczy, and Douglas M. Ziedonis

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The relationship between criminal charges, diagnoses, and psycholegal opinions among federal pretrial defendants, Robert E. Cochrane, Thomas Grisso, and Richard I. Frederick

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The heart of the matter: an essay about the effects of managed care on family therapy with children, Ellen Pulleyblank Coffey, Mary E. Olson, and Phebe Sessions

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Reliability and Validity of a Modified Colorado Symptom Index in a National Homeless Sample, Kendon J. Conrad, John R. Yagelka, Michael D. Matters, Alexander R. Rich, Valerie F. Williams, and Mary Buchanan

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Emergent word-object mapping by children: Further studies using the blank comparison technique, Aline Roberta A. Costa, Krista M. Wilkinson, William J. McIlvane, and Deisy das Gracas de Souza

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State Efforts To Expand Transition Supports for Adolescents Receiving Public Mental Health Services, Maryann Davis

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Behavioral momentum in computer-presented discriminations in individuals with severe mental retardation, William V. Dube and William J. McIlvane

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Factors differentiating successful versus unsuccessful malingerers, John F. Edens, Laura S. Guy, Randy K. Otto, Jacqueline K. Buffington, Tara L. Tomicic, and Norman G. Poythress

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Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Animals: Applications in Psychiatric Research, Craig F. Ferris, David P. Olson, and Jean A. King

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Functional imaging of brain activity in conscious monkeys responding to sexually arousing cues, Craig F. Ferris, Charles T. Snowdon, Jean A. King, Timothy Q. Dong, Toni E. Ziegler, Kamil Ugurbil, Reinhold Ludwig, Nancy J. Schultz-Darken, Ziji Wu, David P. Olson, John M. Sullivan Jr., Pamela L. Tannenbaum, and J. Thomas Vaughan

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Long-stay patients in state psychiatric hospitals at the end of the 20th century, William H. Fisher, Paul J. Barreira, Jeffrey L. Geller, Andrew W. White, Alisa K. Lincoln, and Marylou Sudders

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Insurance status and length of stay for involuntarily hospitalized patients, William H. Fisher, Paul J. Barreira, Alisa K. Lincoln, Lorna J. Simon, Andrew W. White, Kristen M. Roy-Bujnowski, and Marylou Sudders

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From case management to court clinic: examining forensic system involvement of persons with severe mental illness, William H. Fisher, Ira K. Packer, Thomas Grisso, Melissa McDermeit, and Julie-Marie Brown

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Nonviolent psychiatric inpatients and subsequent assaults on community patients and staff, Raymond B. Flannery Jr., William H. Fisher, Andrew P. Walker, Karla B. Littlewood, and Michael J. Spillane

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Improving capacity assessments, Mary Ellen G. Foti, Philip J. Candilis, and Jacob C. Holzer

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Should the diagnosis of Attention-Deficit/ Hyperactivity disorder be considered in children with Pervasive Developmental Disorder?, Jean A. Frazier, Joseph Biederman, Christine A. Bellordre, Stacey B. Garfield, Daniel A. Geller, Barbara J. Coffey, and Stephen V. Faraone

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A prospective open-label treatment trial of olanzapine monotherapy in children and adolescents with bipolar disorder, Jean A. Frazier, Joseph Biederman, Mauricio F. Tohen, Peter D. Feldman, Thomas G. Jacobs, Verna Toma, Michael A. Rater, Reem A. Tarazi, Grace S. Kim, Stacey B. Garfield, Mari Sohma, Joseph Gonzalez-Heydrich, Richard C. Risser, and Zachary M. Nowlin

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Disentangling chronological age from age of onset in children and adolescents with obsessive--compulsive disorder, Daniel A. Geller, Joseph Biederman, Stephen V. Faraone, Christine A. Bellordre, Grace S. Kim, L. Hagermoser, Kathleen Cradock, Jean A. Frazier, and Barbara J. Coffey

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Ain't no such thing as a schizophrenic, Jeffrey L. Geller

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American "community" psychiatry, Jeffrey L. Geller

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Donut shop diversion program, Jeffrey L. Geller

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The case of Sam: multidisciplinary perspectives, Jeffrey L. Geller, Susan Sprung, Stanley G. McCracken, E. Paul Holmes, Ronald M. Boggio, Mark R. Munetz, Carlos A. Zarate, Nazila K. Evans, and Marylou Sudders

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Massachusetts Youth Screening Instrument for mental health needs of juvenile justice youths, Thomas Grisso, Richard Barnum, Kenneth E. Fletcher, Elizabeth Cauffman, and Dawn Peuschold

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Cloning of a mouse beta 1,3 N-acetylglucosaminyltransferase GlcNAc(beta 1,3)Gal(beta 1,4)Glc-ceramide synthase gene encoding the key regulator of lacto-series glycolipid biosynthesis, Timothy R. Henion, Dapeng Zhou, David P. Wolfer, Firoze B. Jungalwala, and Thierry Hennet

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Abnormal neurologic maturation in adolescents with early-onset schizophrenia, Barbara I. Karp, Marjorie Garvey, Leslie K. Jacobsen, Jean A. Frazier, Susan D. Hamburger, Jeffrey S. Bedwell, and Judith L. Rapoport

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Genetic predisposition and the development of posttraumatic stress disorder in an animal model, Jean A. King, Susan L. Abend, and E. Edwards

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Early sexual abuse and low cortisol, Jean A. King, Deborah Mandansky, Susie King, Kenneth E. Fletcher, and Judith Brewer

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Sequence and seasonal effects of salivary cortisol, Jean A. King, Milagros C. Rosal, Yunsheng Ma, George W. Reed, Terri-Ann Kelly, Edward J. Stanek III, and Ira S. Ockene

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Ethanol Tolerance in the Rat Neurohypophysis: a Dissertation, Thomas K. Knott

Medications in the treatment of addiction: workplace issues, Jonathan Krejci and Douglas M. Ziedonis

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Changes in cortical and striatal neurons predict behavioral and electrophysiological abnormalities in a transgenic murine model of Huntington's disease, Genevieve A. Laforet, Ellen Sapp, Kathryn O. Chase, Charmian McIntyre, Frederick M. Boyce, Mary Campbell, Beth A. Cadigan, Lori Warzecki, Danilo A. Tagle, P. Hemachandra Reddy, Carlos Cepeda, Christopher R. Calvert, Eve S. Jokel, Gloria J. Klapstein, Marjorie A. Ariano, Michael S. Levine, Marian DiFiglia, and Neil Aronin

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A public health-juvenile justice collaboration to address the psychiatric needs of incarcerated juveniles, R. McMackin and Carl E. Fulwiler

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Rethinking Risk Assessment: the MacArthur Study of Mental Disorder and Violence, John Monahan, Henry J. Steadman, Eric Silver, Paul S. Appelbaum, Pamela Clark Robbins, Edward P. Mulvey, Loren H. Roth, Thomas Grisso, and Steven M. Banks

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Critical Issues for Parents with Mental Illness and their Families, Joanne Nicholson, Kathleen Biebel, Beth R. Hinden, Alexis D. Henry, and Lawrence Stier

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Parenting Well When You're Depressed: A Complete Resource for Maintaining a Healthy Family, Joanne Nicholson, Alexis D. Henry, Jonathan C. Clayfield, and Susan M. Phillips

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Absence of a significant linkage between Na(+),K(+)-ATPase subunit (ATP1A3 and ATP1B3) genotypes and bipolar affective disorder in the old-order Amish, Robert A. Philibert, D. Cheung, N. Welsh, Patricia J. Damschroder-Williams, B. Thiel, Edward I. Ginns, and Howard K. Gershenfeld

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Exploring Personal Assistance Services for People with Psychiatric Disabilities: Need, Policy, and Practice, Dianne Doyle Pita, Marsha Langer Ellison, and Marianne Farkas

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Old law meets new medicine: revisiting involuntary psychotropic medication of the criminal defendant, D. M. Siegel, Albert J. Grudzinskas Jr., and Debra A. Pinals

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Methods for Studying Symbolic Behavior and Category Formation: Contributions of Stimulus Equivalence Research, Krista M. Wilkinson and William J. McIlvane

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Friendship Styles, Barbara A. Winstead and Jessica L. Griffin

Publications from 2000

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Commentary and analysis: the Draft Act Governing Hospitalization of the Mentally Ill: its genesis and its legacy, Paul S. Appelbaum

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Law and psychiatry: Pegram v. Herdrich: the Supreme Court passes the buck on managed care, Paul S. Appelbaum

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Patients' responsibility for their suicidal behavior, Paul S. Appelbaum

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Violence and delusions: data from the MacArthur Violence Risk Assessment Study, Paul S. Appelbaum, Paula Clark Robbins, and John Monahan

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Hypomania from the left frontal AVM resection, Sheldon Benjamin, Daniel Kirsch, T. Visscher, Kaan R. Ozbayrak, and John P. Weaver

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Organizational ethics and the high cost of medicines, Philip J. Candilis

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New directions in the treatment of anxiety disorders, Philip J. Candilis and E. E. Bain

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Equivalence classes in individuals with minimal verbal repertoires, D. Carr, Krista M. Wilkinson, D. Blackman, and William J. McIlvane

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Transition to Adulthood: A Resource for Assisting Young People with Emotional or Behavioral Difficulties, Hewitt B. Clark and Maryann Davis

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Distinguishing illness severity from tic severity in children and adolescents with Tourette's disorder, Barbara J. Coffey, Joseph Biederman, Daniel A. Geller, Thomas J. Spencer, Grace S. Kim, Christine A. Bellordre, Jean A. Frazier, Kathleen Cradock, and Mariola Magovcevic

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Neuropsychological correlates of domestic violence, Ronald A. Cohen, A. Rosenbaum, Robert L. Kane, William J. Warnken, and Sheldon Benjamin

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Measuring Brain Activity Correlates of Behavior: A Methodological Overview, Curtis K. Deutsch, Stephen Oross III, Amanda DiFiore, and William J. McIlvane

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Studies of Brain Activity Correlates of Behavior in Individuals with and without Developmental Disabilities, Amanda DiFiore, William V. Dube, Stephen Oross III, Krista M. Wilkinson, Curtis K. Deutsch, and William J. McIlvane

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Assessing Behavioral Momentum in Humans with Mental Retardation and Unstable Baselines, William V. Dube, Kim Mazzitelli, Kristin M. Lombard, and William J. McIlvane

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Hypertension and insulin resistant models have divergent propensities to learned helpless behavior in rodents, Emmeline Edwards, Jean A. King, and John Fray

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Personal Assistance in Community Existence (PACE): An Alternative to PACT, Daniel B. Fisher and Laurie Ahern

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Community mental health services and the prevalence of severe mental illness in local jails: are they related, William H. Fisher, Ira K. Packer, Lorna J. Simon, and David Smith

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Characteristics of patient and staff victims of assaults in community residences by previously nonviolent psychiatric inpatients, Raymond B. Flannery Jr., William H. Fisher, and Andrew P. Walker

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Assaults on staff by psychiatric patients in community residences, Raymond B. Flannery Jr., William H. Fisher, Andrew P. Walker, Karolina Kolodziej, and Michael J. Spillane

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Clinical correlates of obsessive compulsive disorder in children and adolescents referred to specialized and non-specialized clinical settings, Daniel Geller, Joseph Biederman, Stephen V. Faraone, Jean A. Frazier, Barbara J. Coffey, Grace S. Kim, and Christine A. Bellordre

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At the margins of human rights and psychiatric care in North America, Jeffrey L. Geller

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Excluding institutions for mental diseases from federal reimbursementfor services: strategy or tragedy, Jeffrey L. Geller

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Personal accounts: first-person accounts in the Journal's first quarter-century, Jeffrey L. Geller

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Personal accounts: first-person accounts in the Journal's second 25 years, Jeffrey L. Geller

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The last half-century of psychiatric services as reflected in psychiatric services, Jeffrey L. Geller

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The use of advance directives by persons with serious mental illness for psychiatric treatment, Jeffrey L. Geller

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Nicotine transdermal patch and atypical antipsychotic medications for smoking cessation in schizophrenia, Tony P. George, Douglas M. Ziedonis, Alan Feingold, W. Thomas Pepper, Cheryl A. Satterburg, Justin Winkel, Bruce J. Rounsaville, and Thomas R. Kosten

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Law and psychiatry: the changing face of juvenile justice, Thomas Grisso

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Violent thoughts and violent behavior following hospitalization for mental disorder, Thomas Grisso, Jeffrey Davis, Roumen Vesselinov, Paul S. Appelbaum, and John Monahan

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Youth on Trial: A Developmental Perspective on Juvenile Justice, Thomas Grisso and Robert G. Schwartz

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Early androgen treatment decreases cognitive function and catecholamine innervation in an animal model of ADHD, Jean A. King, Russell A. Barkley, Delville Yvon, and Craig F. Ferris

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Adult levels of testosterone alter catecholamine innervation in an animal model of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, Jean A. King, Terri-Ann N. Kelly, and Delville Yvon

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Comorbid alcohol dependence and depression, Monika E. Kolodziej and Roger D. Weiss

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The "pass-through" model of psychiatric emergency room assessment, Charles W. Lidz, Phyllis D. Coontz, and Edward P. Mulvey

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Behavioral momentum and multiple stimulus control topographies, William J. McIlvane and William V. Dube

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Developing a clinically useful actuarial tool for assessing violence risk, John Monahan, Henry J. Steadman, Paul S. Appelbaum, Pamela Clark Robbins, Edward P. Mulvey, Eric Silver, Loren H. Roth, and Thomas Grisso

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Rehospitalization of Psychiatric Patients in a Managed Care Environment, Peter W. Moran, Leonard A. Doerfler, Jeffrey Scherz, and Jennifer D. Lish

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Characteristics of substance-abusing persons with schizophrenia: the paradox of the dually diagnosed, Walter E. Penk, Raymond B. Flannery Jr., Elizabeth A. Irvin, Jeffrey L. Geller, William H. Fisher, and M. Annette Hanson

Antidepressant Tachyphylaxis, Anthony J. Rothschild

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New directions in the treatment of antidepressant-induced sexual dysfunction, Anthony J. Rothschild

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Sexual side effects of antidepressants, Anthony J. Rothschild

The Management of Chronic Depression, Anthony J. Rothschild

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Comparison of the frequency of behavioral disinhibition on alprazolam, clonazepam, or no benzodiazepine in hospitalized psychiatric patients, Anthony J. Rothschild, Judith A. Shindul-Rothschild, Adele Viguera, Margaret Murray, and Suzanne Brewster

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Neuropsychological deficits in psychotic versus nonpsychotic major depression and no mental illness, Alan F. Schatzberg, Joel A. Posener, Charles DeBattista, Michelle Kalehzan, Anthony J. Rothschild, and Paula K. Shear

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Building mental health professionals' decisional models into tests of predictive validity: the accuracy of contextualized predictions of violence, Jennifer L. Skeem, Edward P. Mulvey, and Charles W. Lidz

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A classification tree approach to the development of actuarial violence risk assessment tools, Henry J. Steadman, Eric Silver, John Monahan, Paul S. Appelbaum, Pamela Clark Robbins, Edward P. Mulvey, Thomas Grisso, Loren H. Roth, and Steven M. Banks