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 2000

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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

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Bioethics of xenotransplantation: Three religious perspectives, Amy B. Wachholtz

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Utilization of psychosocial treatments by patients diagnosed with bipolar disorder and substance dependence, Roger D. Weiss, Monika E. Kolodziej, Lisa M. Najavits, Shelly F. Greenfield, and Lisa M. Fucito

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As origens da exclusão (origins of exclusion), Krista M. Wilkinson, Deisy das Gracas de Souza, and William J. McIlvane

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Characteristics of participants and nonparticipants in medication trials for treatment of schizophrenia, Scott W. Woods, Douglas M. Ziedonis, Michael J. Sernyak, Esperanza Diaz, and Robert A. Rosenheck

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Clinical predictors of acute response with quetiapine in psychotic mood disorders, Carlos A. Zarate, Anthony J. Rothschild, Kenneth E. Fletcher, Alex Madrid, and Jorge Zapatel

Publications from 1999

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Child abuse reporting laws: time for reform, Paul S. Appelbaum

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Law and psychiatry: least restrictive alternative revisited: Olmstead's uncertain mandate for community-based care, Paul S. Appelbaum

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Seclusion and restraint: Congress reacts to reports of abuse, Paul S. Appelbaum

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Competence of depressed patients for consent to research, Paul S. Appelbaum, Thomas Grisso, Ellen Frank, Sandra M. O'Donnell, and David J. Kupfer

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Dimensional approach to delusions: comparison across types and diagnoses, Paul S. Appelbaum, Paula Clark Robbins, and Loren H. Roth

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Anterior cingulate cortex dysfunction in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder revealed by fMRI and the Counting Stroop, George Bush, Jean A. Frazier, Scott L. Rauch, Larry J. Seidman, Paul J. Whalen, Michael A. Jenike, Bruce R. Rosen, and Joseph Biederman

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Quality of life in patients with panic disorder, Philip J. Candilis, Renee Y. McLean, Michael W. Otto, Gisele G. Manfro, John J. Worthington III, Susan J. Penava, Patricia C. Marzol, and M. H. Pollack

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Racial/ethnic disparities in admissions to public and private psychiatric inpatient settings: the effect of managed care, Kermit Crawford, William H. Fisher, and Melissa McDermeit

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A Handbook for Participatory Action Researchers, Karen Sue Danley and Marsha Langer Ellison

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Increased basal activity of the HPA axis and renin-angiotensin system in congenital learned helpless rats exposed to stress early in development, Emmeline Edwards, Jean A. King, and John Fray

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Longitudinal outcome of young adults who participated in a psychiatric vocational rehabilitation program, Marsha Langer Ellison, Karen Sue Danley, Clifford Bromberg, and Victoria Palmer-Erbs

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Dopamine D4 gene 7-repeat allele and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, Stephen V. Faraone, Joseph Biederman, Barbara Weiffenbach, Tim Keith, Monica P. Chu, Alix Weaver, Thomas J. Spencer, Timothy E. Wilens, Jean A. Frazier, Mario Cleves, and Jun Sakai

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Risperidone treatment for juvenile bipolar disorder: a retrospective chart review, Jean A. Frazier, Michelle C. Meyer, Joseph Biederman, Janet Wozniak, Timothy E. Wilens, Thomas J. Spencer, Grace S. Kim, and Stephanie Shapiro

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Premorbid risk factors for violence in adult mental illness, Carl E. Fulwiler and Robin Ruthazer

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Patients' revisions of their beliefs about the need for hospitalization, William Gardner, Charles W. Lidz, Steven K. Hoge, John Monahan, Marlene M. Eisenberg, Nancy S. Bennett, Edward P. Mulvey, and Loren H. Roth

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The rights of state hospital patients: from state hospitals to their alternatives, Jeffrey L. Geller, William H. Fisher, Melissa McDermeit, and Carla L. White

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Juvenile offenders and mental illness, Thomas Grisso

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Kumho Tire Co., Ltd. v. Carmichael, Albert J. Grudzinskas Jr.

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Early stress and genetic influences on hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis functioning in adulthood, Jean A. King and Emmeline Edwards

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Comparison of evoked cortical activity in conscious and propofol-anesthetized rats using functional MRI, Katariina M. Lahti, Craig F. Ferris, Fuhai Li, Christopher H. Sotak, and Jean A. King

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Imaging brain activity in conscious animals using functional MRI, Katariina M. Lahti, Craig F. Ferris, Fuhai Li, Christopher H. Sotak, and Jean A. King

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Astrocytes interact intimately with degenerating motor neurons in mouse amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), John B. Levine, Jiming Kong, Mark Nadler, and Zuoshang Xu

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Coercion in psychiatric care: what have we learned from research, Charles W. Lidz

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Treatment of antidepressant-induced sexual dysfunction, Brian E. Moore and Anthony J. Rothschild

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Fathers with severe mental illness: characteristics and comparisons, Joanne Nicholson, Margaret W. Nason, Anne O. Calabresi, and Regina Yando

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Mood Disorders, Anthony J. Rothschild

The Effects of Antidepressant Therapy on Sexual Functioning, Anthony J. Rothschild

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Olanzapine response in psychotic depression, Anthony J. Rothschild, Kimberly S. Bates, Kelly L. Boehringer, and Abdul Syed

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Controlled trial of high doses of pemoline for adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, Timothy E. Wilens, Joseph Biederman, Thomas J. Spencer, Jean A. Frazier, Jefferson Prince, Jeff Bostic, Michael Rater, Jennifer Soriano, Mary Hatch, Melissa Sienna, Rachael B. Millstein, and Ana Abrantes

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The perceptions and practices of pediatricians: tobacco intervention, Jane G. Zapka, Kenneth E. Fletcher, Lori Pbert, Susan Druker, Judith K. Ockene, and Liping Chen

Publications from 1998

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Competence to consent to voluntary psychiatric hospitalization: a test of a standard proposed by APA. American Psychiatric Association, Binyamin C. Appelbaum, Paul S. Appelbaum, and Thomas Grisso

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A "health information infrastructure" and the threat to confidentiality of health records, Paul S. Appelbaum

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Discrimination in psychiatric disability coverage and the Americans With Disabilities Act, Paul S. Appelbaum

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Managed care's responsibility for decisions to deny benefits: the ERISA obstacle. Employee Retirement Income Security Act, Paul S. Appelbaum

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Present at the creation: mental health law in eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union, Paul S. Appelbaum

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Parents with Severe Mental Illness and Their Children: The Need for Human Services Integration, Andrea K. Blanch, Joanne Nicholson, and J. Purcell

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Loss of antidepressant efficacy during maintenance therapy: possible mechanisms and treatments, Sarah E. Byrne and Anthony J. Rothschild

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Treatment of long-term psychiatric disorders in the managed care environment: an observational longitudinal study, Barbara Dickey, Sharon-Lise T. Normand, Edward C. Norton, Hocine Azeni, and William H. Fisher

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Managed mental health experience in Massachusetts, Barbara Dickey, Edward C. Norton, Sharon-Lise T. Normand, Hocine Azeni, and William H. Fisher

Degenerative Dementias, David A. Drachman and Joan M. Swearer

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Understanding Aggressive Behavior in Children, Craig F. Ferris and Thomas Grisso

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Voluntary ethanol consumption in male adolescent hamsters increases testosterone and aggression, Craig F. Ferris, Keren Shtiegman, and Jean A. King

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A national survey of "consumer empowerment" at the state level, Jeffrey L. Geller, Julie-Marie Brown, William H. Fisher, Albert J. Grudzinskas, and Thomas D. Manning

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The effects of public managed care on patterns of intensive use of inpatient psychiatric services, Jeffrey L. Geller, William H. Fisher, Melissa McDermeit, and Julie-Marie Brown

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The efficacy of involuntary outpatient treatment in Massachusetts, Jeffrey L. Geller, Albert J. Grudzinskas Jr., Melissa McDermeit, William H. Fisher, and Ted Lawlor

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Forensic Evaluation of Juveniles, Thomas Grisso

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Assessing Competence to Consent to Treatment: A Guide for Physicians and Other Health Professionals, Thomas Grisso and Paul S. Appelbaum

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General Electric Co. v. Joiner: lighting up the post-Daubert landscape, Albert J. Grudzinskas Jr. and Kenneth L. Appelbaum

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Family, clinician, and patient perceptions of coercion in mental hospital admission. A comparative study, Steven K. Hoge, Charles W. Lidz, Marlene M. Eisenberg, John Monahan, Nancy Bennett, William Gardner, Edward P. Mulvey, and Loren H. Roth

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Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and the stress response, Jean A. King, Russell A. Barkley, and Susan V. Barrett

A community hospital's ambulatory addiction medicine program, M. L. Kraus, Douglas M. Ziedonis, M. A. Feinberg, S. R. Segal, L. Israel, and M. C. Kraus

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Childhood-onset schizophrenia: an open-label study of olanzapine in adolescents, Sanjiv Kumra, Leslie K. Jacobsen, Marge C. Lenane, Barbara I. Karp, Jean A. Frazier, A. K. Smith, Jeffrey Bedwell, Paul H. Lee, C. J. Malanga, Susan D. Hamburger, and Judith L. Rapoport

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"Multidimensionally impaired disorder": is it a variant of very early-onset schizophrenia, Sanjiv Kumra, Leslie K. Jacobsen, Marge C. Lenane, Theodore P. Zahn, Edythe Wiggs, Javad Alaghband-Rad, F. Xavier Castellanos, Jean A. Frazier, Kathleen McKenna, Charles T. Gordon, Amy Smith, Susan Hamburger, and Judith L. Rapoport

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Factual sources of psychiatric patients' perceptions of coercion in the hospital admission process, Charles W. Lidz, Edward P. Mulvey, Steven K. Hoge, Brenda L. Kirsch, John Monahan, Marlene Eisenberg, William Gardner, and Loren H. Roth

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Clinical prediction of violence as a conditional judgment, Edward P. Mulvey and Charles W. Lidz

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Mothers with mental illness: II. Family relationships and the context of parenting, Joanne Nicholson, Elaine M. Sweeney, and Jeffrey L. Geller

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Mothers with mental illness: I. The competing demands of parenting and living with mental illness, Joanne Nicholson, Elaine M. Sweeney, and Jeffrey L. Geller

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Privatized Medicaid managed care in Massachusetts: disposition in child and adolescent mental health emergencies, Joanne Nicholson, Stephen Dine Young, Lorna J. Simon, William H. Fisher, and Anne Bateman

McLean Hospital depression research facility: early-onset phobic disorders and adult-onset major depression, Alan F. Schatzberg, Jacqueline A. Samson, Anthony J. Rothschild, Thomas C. Bond, and D. A. Regier

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Psychotropics in Primary Care, Judith A. Shindul-Rothschild and Anthony J. Rothschild

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Violence by people discharged from acute psychiatric inpatient facilities and by others in the same neighborhoods, Henry J. Steadman, Edward P. Mulvey, John Monahan, Pamela Clark Robbins, Paul S. Appelbaum, Thomas Grisso, Loren H. Roth, and Eric Silver

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Students with learning problems at risk in middle school: stress, social support, and adjustment, Melodie Wenz-Gross and Gary N. Siperstein

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Behavioral and neurobiological consequences of social subjugation during puberty in golden hamsters, Delville Yvon, Richard H. Melloni, and Craig F. Ferris

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Attention deficits in childhood-onset schizophrenia: reaction time studies, Theodore P. Zahn, Leslie K. Jacobsen, Charles T. Gordon, Kathleen McKenna, Jean A. Frazier, and Judith L. Rapoport

Publications from 1997

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Childhood-onset schizophrenia: biological markers in relation to clinical characteristics, Javad Alaghband-Rad, Susan D. Hamburger, Jay N. Giedd, Jean A. Frazier, and Judith L. Rapoport

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Judges' assumptions about the appropriateness of civil and forensic commitment, Kenneth L. Appelbaum and William H. Fisher

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Capacities of hospitalized, medically ill patients to consent to treatment, Paul S. Appelbaum and Thomas Grisso

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Psychiatrists' responses to failure of maintenance therapy with antidepressants, Sarah E. Byrne and Anthony J. Rothschild

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Anatomy of a prison commission, Philip J. Candilis and Kenneth L. Appelbaum

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Physician-assisted suicide and the Supreme Court: the Washington and Vacco verdicts, Philip J. Candilis and Kenneth L. Appelbaum

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The hidden costs of untreated anxiety disorders, Philip J. Candilis and M. H. Pollack

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A pilot study of nadolol for overt aggression in developmentally delayed individuals, Daniel F. Connor, Kaan R. Ozbayrak, Sheldon Benjamin, Yunsheng Ma, and Kenneth E. Fletcher

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Five year research update (1991-1995): evaluations for competence to stand trial, Deborah K. Cooper and Thomas Grisso

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The transition to adulthood for youth who have serious emotional disturbance: developmental transition and young adult outcomes, Maryann Davis and Ann Vander Stoep

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An Examination of the Hypothalamo-neurohypophysial System of the Rat: Restoration of the Vasopressinergic System, Lynn M. DiBenedetto

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The cost and outcomes of community-based care for the seriously mentally ill, Barbara Dickey, William H. Fisher, Carole Siegel, Fred Altaffer, and Hocine Azeni

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Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Antisocial Behavior, Norman G. Dinges, Mera M. Atlis, and Gina M. Vincent

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Posttraumatic stress disorder-like symptoms 1 week to 3 months after myocardial infarction, Leonard A. Doerfler

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Pubertal development and onset of psychosis in childhood onset schizophrenia, Jean A. Frazier, Javad Alaghband-Rad, Leslie K. Jacobsen, Marge C. Lenane, Susan D. Hamburger, K. E. Albus, A. Smith, Kathleen McKenna, and Judith L. Rapoport

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Self-mutilation and suicide attempt: distinguishing features in prisoners, Carl E. Fulwiler, Catherine Forbes, S. L. Santangelo, and Marshal F. Folstein

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Early-onset substance abuse and community violence by outpatients with chronic mental illness, Carl E. Fulwiler, Hillel Grossman, Catherine Forbes, and Robin Ruthazer

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Early-onset substance abuse and community violence by outpatients with chronic mental illness, Carl E. Fulwiler, Hillel Grossman, Catherine Forbes, and Robin Ruthazer

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Retinal patterning in the zebrafish mutant cyclops, Carl E. Fulwiler, Ellen A. Schmitt, Jennie Min-Jung Kim, and John E. Dowling

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Self-incineration. A review of the psychopathology of setting oneself afire, Jeffrey L. Geller

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We still count beds, Jeffrey L. Geller

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A competency-based approach to court-ordered outpatient treatment, Jeffrey L. Geller, Melissa McDermeit, Albert J. Grudzinskas Jr., Ted Lawlor, and William H. Fisher

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A Historical Perspective on Victimization, Jeffrey L. Geller and Joanne Nicholson

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The Competence of Adolescents as Trial Defendants, Thomas Grisso

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The MacCAT-T: a clinical tool to assess patients' capacities to make treatment decisions, Thomas Grisso, Paul S. Appelbaum, and Carolyn Hill-Fotouhi

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Kansas v. Hendricks, Albert J. Grudzinskas Jr. and M. G. Henry

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Perceptions of coercion in the admission of voluntary and involuntary psychiatric patients, Steven K. Hoge, Charles W. Lidz, Marlene M. Eisenberg, William Gardner, John Monahan, Edward P. Mulvey, Loren H. Roth, and Nancy Bennett

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Cerebrospinal fluid monoamine metabolites in childhood-onset schizophrenia, Leslie K. Jacobsen, Jean A. Frazier, Anil K. Malhotra, Farouk Karoum, Kathleen McKenna, Charles T. Gordon, Susan Hamburger, Marge C. Lenane, David Pickar, William Z. Potter, and Judith L. Rapoport