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 the journal articles and other publications and presentations written by faculty and researchers of the Department of Psychiatry.

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Publications from 2015

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Cognition and mood-related behaviors in l3mbtl1 null mutant mice, Erica Y. Shen, Yan Jiang, Wenjie Mao, Kensuke Futai, Hanno Hock, and Schahram Akbarian

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Annotation of suprachromosomal families reveals uncommon types of alpha satellite organization in pericentromeric regions of hg38 human genome assembly, V. A. Shepelev, L. I. Uralsky, A. A. Alexandrov, Y. B. Yurov, Evgeny I. Rogaev, and I. A. Alexandrov

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Vitamin D3 Supplemental Treatment for Mania in Youth with Bipolar Spectrum Disorders, Elif M. Sikoglu, Ana A. Liso Navarro, Debra Starr, Yael Dvir, Benjamin U. Nwosu, Suzanne M. Czerniak, Ryan C. Rogan, Martha C. Castro, Richard A.E. Edden, Jean A. Frazier, and Constance M. Moore

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Decision Making and the IACUC: Part 1- Protocol Information Discussed at Full-Committee Reviews, Jerald Silverman, Charles W. Lidz, Jonathan C. Clayfield, Alexandra Murray, Lorna J. Simon, and Richard G. Rondeau

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A cluster randomized Hybrid Type III trial testing an implementation support strategy to facilitate the use of an evidence-based practice in VA homeless programs, David A. Smelson, Matthew Chinman, Sharon McCarthy, Gordon Hannah, Leon Sawh, and Mark Glickman

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Decreased cortical thickness in drug naive first episode schizophrenia: in relation to serum levels of BDNF, Xueqin Song, Meina Quan, Luxian Lv, Xue Li, Lijuan Pang, David N. Kennedy, Steven M. Hodge, Amy Harrington, Douglas M. Ziedonis, and Xiaoduo Fan

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Physical Activity Enjoyment, Perceived Barriers, and Beliefs Among Adolescents With and Without Intellectual Disabilities, Heidi I. Stanish, Carol Curtin, Aviva Must, Sarah Phillips, Melissa C. T. Maslin, and Linda G. Bandini

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Multimodal imaging measures predict rearrest, Vaughn R. Steele, Eric D. Claus, Eyal Aharoni, Gina M. Vincent, Vince D. Calhoun, and Kent A. Kiehl

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Investing in the health and well-being of young adults, Clare Stroud, Leslie R. Walker, Maryann Davis, and Charles E. Irwin Jr

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Systems and Psychosocial Advances Research Center Annual Report to the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health 2014-2015, Systems and Psychosocial Advances Research Center

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Psychiatric gene discoveries shape evidence on ADHD's biology, Anita Thapar, J. Martin, Eric Mick, A. Arias Vasquez, Kate Langley, Stephen W. Scherer, Russell Schachar, Jennifer Crosbie, N. Williams, Barbara Franke, J. Elia, J. Glessner, H. Hakonarson, M. J. Owen, S. V. Faraone, Michael C. O'Donovan, and Peter Holmans

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Decade-long trends (1999-2009) in the characteristics, management, and hospital outcomes of patients hospitalized with acute myocardial infarction with prior diabetes and chronic kidney disease, Mayra Tisminetzky, David D. McManus, Alon Dor, Ruben Miozzo, Jorge L. Yarzebski, Joel M. Gore, and Robert J. Goldberg

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Interacting with the National Database for Autism Research (NDAR) via the LONI Pipeline workflow environment, Carinna M. Torgerson, Catherine Quinn, Ivo Dinov, Zhizhong Liu, Petros Petrosyan, Kevin Pelphrey, Christian Haselgrove, David N. Kennedy, Arthur W. Toga, and John Darrell Van Horn

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Appealing Features of Vocational Support Services for Hispanic and non-Hispanic Transition Age Youth and Young Adults with Serious Mental Health Conditions, Rosalie A. Torres Stone, Jonathan Delman, Colleen E. McKay, and Lisa M. Smith

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Assessing psychopathy among justice involved adolescents with the PCL:YV: an item response theory examination across gender, Siny Tsang, Karen M. Schmidt, Gina M. Vincent, Randall T. Salekin, Marlene M. Moretti, and Candice L. Odgers

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Changes in Depression Subtypes Among Men in STAR*D: A Latent Transition Analysis, Christine M. Ulbricht, Levent Dumenci, Anthony J. Rothschild, and Kate L. Lapane

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Functional Impairment and Changes in Depression Subtypes for Women in STAR*D: A Latent Transition Analysis, Christine M. Ulbricht, Anthony J. Rothschild, and Kate L. Lapane

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The association between latent depression subtypes and remission after treatment with citalopram: A latent class analysis with distal outcome, Christine M. Ulbricht, Anthony J. Rothschild, and Kate L. Lapane

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Development and Validation of the Behavioral Tendencies Questionnaire, Nicholas T. Van Dam, Anna Brown, Tom B. Mole, Jake H. Davis, Willoughby B. Britton, and Judson A. Brewer

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Psychophysiology of pain and opioid use: implications for managing pain in patients with an opioid use disorder, Amy B. Wachholtz, Simmie Foster, and Martin Cheatle

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Effect of Different Meditation Types on Migraine Headache Medication Use, Amy B. Wachholtz, Christopher Malone, and Kenneth I. Pargament

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Women Veterans' Pathways to and Perspectives on Veterans Affairs Health Care, Clara Wagner, Melissa E. Dichter, and Kristin M. Mattocks

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Evaluation of tobacco use on Chinese population through ATTOC model: a cross-sectional survey on hospitalized psychiatric patients, Xue Wang, Zugui Peng, Douglas M. Ziedonis, Chaomin Wang, Bo Yu, and Tao Li

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Emergency preparedness of families of children with developmental disabilities: what public health and safety emergency planners need to know, Susan Wolf-Fordham, Carol Curtin, Melissa C. T. Maslin, Linda G. Bandini, and Charles D. Hamad

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Causal Inference Methods for Assessing Neurodevelopment in Children Following Prenatal Exposure to Triptan Medications: A Dissertation, Mollie E. Wood

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Prenatal triptan exposure and parent-reported early childhood neurodevelopmental outcomes: an application of propensity score calibration to adjust for unmeasured confounding by migraine severity, Mollie E. Wood, Jean A. Frazier, Hedvig M.E. Nordeng, and Kate L. Lapane

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Juvenile Justice, Mental Health, and the Transition to Adulthood: A Review of Service System Involvement and Unmet Needs in the U.S, Kristyn Zajac, Ashli J. Sheidow, and Maryann Davis

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Decisional Capacity in Pregnancy: A Complex Case of Pregnancy Termination, Isheeta Zalpuri, Nancy Byatt, Stacey B. Gramann, Nehama Dresner, and Rebecca Brendel

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Increased CRF signalling in a ventral tegmental area-interpeduncular nucleus-medial habenula circuit induces anxiety during nicotine withdrawal, Rubing Zhao-Shea, Steven Degroot, Liwang Liu, Markus Vallaster, Xueyan Pang, Qin Su, Guangping Gao, Oliver J. Rando, Gilles E. Martin, Olivier George, Paul D. Gardner, and Andrew R. Tapper

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Integrating Recovery-Oriented Practices for Individuals with Co-Occurring Disorders: With Tobacco & Schizophrenia Case Example, Douglas M. Ziedonis

Publications from 2014

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Predictive accuracy in the neuroprediction of rearrest, Eyal Aharoni, Joshua Mallett, Gina M. Vincent, Carla L. Harenski, Vince D. Calhoun, Walter Sinnott-Armstrong, Michael S. Gazzaniga, and Kent A. Kiehl

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The NIH Toolbox Cognition Battery: results from a large normative developmental sample (PING), Natacha Akshoomoff, Erik Newman, Wesley K. Thompson, Connor McCabe, Cinnamon S. Bloss, Linda Chang, David G. Amaral, B. J. Casey, Thomas M. Ernst, Jean A. Frazier, Jeffrey R. Gruen, Walter E. Kaufmann, Tal Kenet, David N. Kennedy, Ondrej Libiger, Stewart Mostofsky, Sarah S. Murray, Elizabeth R. Sowell, Nicholas J. Schork, Anders M. Dale, and Terry L. Jernigan

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Violence against Deaf women: effect of partner hearing status, Melissa L. Anderson and Caroline M. Kobek Pezzarossi

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Does seeking safety reduce PTSD symptoms in women receiving physical disability compensation, Melissa L. Anderson and Lisa M. Najavits

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Posttraumatic stress disorder and substance use disorder comorbidity among individuals with physical disabilities: findings from the National Comorbidity Survey Replication, Melissa L. Anderson, Douglas M. Ziedonis, and Lisa M. Najavits

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PTSD/SUD in Individuals with Physical Disabilities: Identifying Problems and Promising Interventions, Melissa L. Anderson, Douglas M. Ziedonis, and Lisa M. Najavits

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Peripartum depression and anxiety as an integrative cross domain target for psychiatric preventative measures, Jessica A. Babb, Kristina M. Deligiannidis, Christopher A. Murgatroyd, and Benjamin C. Nephew

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Relationship between sunlight and the age of onset of bipolar disorder: an international multisite study, Michael Bauer and Wendy K. Marsh

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A DSM-5 to-do list for adult psychiatry residency directors, Sheldon Benjamin

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Neuropsychiatry and Neural Cubism, Sheldon Benjamin

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Neuropsychiatry and neuroscience education of psychiatry trainees: attitudes and barriers, Sheldon Benjamin, Michael J. Travis, Joseph J. Cooper, Chandlee C. Dickey, and Claudia L. Reardon

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Neuropsychiatry and neuroscience milestones for general psychiatry trainees, Sheldon Benjamin, Alik Widge, and Kailie Shaw

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Conserved higher-order chromatin regulates NMDA receptor gene expression and cognition, Rahul Bharadwaj, Cyril J. Peter, Yan Jiang, Panos Roussos, Annie Vogel-Ciernia, Erica Y. Shen, Amanda C. Mitchell, Wenjie Mao, Catheryne Whittle, Aslihan Dincer, Mira Jakovcevski, Venu Pothula, Theodore P. Rasmussen, Stella G. Giakoumaki, Panos Bitsios, Ajfar Sherif, Paul D. Gardner, Patricia Ernst, Subroto Ghose, Pamela Sklar, Vahram Haroutunian, Carol Tamminga, Richard H. Myers, Kensuke Futai, Marcelo A. Wood, and Schahram Akbarian

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Implementing an intervention for parents with mental illness: Building workforce capacity, Kathleen Biebel, Joanne Nicholson, and Katherine Woolsey

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Vagus Nerve Stimulation and Food Intake: Effect of Body Mass Index, Jamie S. Bodenlos, Kristin L. Schneider, Jessica L. Oleski, Katherine Gordon, Anthony J. Rothschild, and Sherry L. Pagoto

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Generalized Identity Matching to Sample after Multiple-Exemplar Training in Capuchin Monkeys, Ana Leda Brino, Olavo F. Galvao, Carlos R. F. Picanco, Romariz S. Barros, Carlos B. A. Souza, Paulo R. K. Goulart, and William J. McIlvane

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Depression and anxiety among high-risk obstetric inpatients, Nancy Byatt, Katherine Hicks-Courant, Autumn Davidson, Ruth Levesque, Eric O. Mick, Jeroan J. Allison, and Tiffany A. Moore Simas

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A unique set of centrosome proteins requires pericentrin for spindle-pole localization and spindle orientation, Chun-Ting Chen, Heidi Hehnly, Qing Yu, Debby Farkas, Guoqiang Zheng, Sambra D. Redick, Hui-Fang Hung, Rajeev Samtani, Agata Jurczyk, Schahram Akbarian, Carol Wise, Andrew Jackson, Michael Bober, Yin Guo, Cecilia W. Lo, and Stephen J. Doxsey

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Systematic Review of Evidence of Interventions Addressing Disparities in Oral Health for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities: Year 2, Christine J. Clifford, Alexandra Bonardi, and Matthew Holder

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Psychopathic traits modulate brain responses to drug cues in incarcerated offenders, Lora M. Cope, Gina M. Vincent, Justin L. Jobelius, Prashanth K. Nyalakanti, Vince D. Calhoun, and Kent A. Kiehl

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Lead levels in the breast milk of nursing Andean mothers living in a lead-contaminated environment, S. Allen Counter, Leo H. Buchanan, Fernando Ortega, Roberto Chiriboga, Rommy Correa, and Maria Angela Collaguaso

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Obesity in children with autism spectrum disorder, Carol Curtin, Mirjana Jojic, and Linda G. Bandini

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ADHD-200 Patient Characterization and Classification using Resting State Networks: A Dissertation, Suzanne M. Czerniak

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The Development of Comorbid Conduct Problems in Children With ADHD: An Example of an Integrative Developmental Psychopathology Perspective, Jeffrey S. Danforth, Daniel F. Connor, and Leonard A. Doerfler

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Differential impact of anxiety symptoms and anxiety disorders on treatment outcome for psychotic depression in the STOP-PD study, Simon J.C. Davies, Benoit H. Mulsant, Alastair J. Flint, Anthony J. Rothschild, Ellen M. Whyte, and Barnett S. Meyers

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Identifying young adults at risk of Medicaid enrollment lapses after inpatient mental health treatment, Maryann Davis, Michael Abrams, Lawrence Wissow, and Eric Slade

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Reducing Recidivism and Symptoms in Emerging Adults with Serious Mental Health Conditions and Justice System Involvement, Maryann Davis, Ashli J. Sheidow, and Michael R. McCart

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Blank-comparison matching-to-sample reveals a false positive symmetry test in a capuchin monkey, Ana Leda de Faria Brino, Rodolfo da Silva Campos, Olavo de Faria Galvao, and William J. McIlvane

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Pharmacotherapy for Mood Disorders in Pregnancy: A Review of Pharmacokinetic Changes and Clinical Recommendations for Therapeutic Drug Monitoring, Kristina M. Deligiannidis, Nancy Byatt, and Marlene P. Freeman

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Complementary and alternative medicine therapies for perinatal depression, Kristina M. Deligiannidis and Marlene P. Freeman

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Participatory Action Research, Jonathan Delman

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Ethanol modulation of mammalian BK channels in excitable tissues: molecular targets and their possible contribution to alcohol-induced altered behavior, Alex M. Dopico, Anna N. Bukiya, and Gilles E. Martin

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The potential influence of stimulus overselectivity in AAC: information from eye tracking and behavioral studies of attention with individuals with intellectual disabilities, William V. Dube and Krista M. Wilkinson

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Childhood maltreatment, emotional dysregulation, and psychiatric comorbidities, Yael Dvir, Julian D. Ford, Michael Hill, and Jean A. Frazier

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An exploration of how psychotic-like symptoms are experienced, endorsed, and understood from the National Latino and Asian American Study and National Survey of American Life, Tara R. Earl, Lisa R. Fortuna, Shan Gao, David R. Williams, Harold Neighbors, David Takeuchi, and Margarita Alegria

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Adapting Supported Employment for Emerging Adults with Serious Mental Health Conditions, Marsha Langer Ellison, Vanessa V. Klodnick, Gary R. Bond, Izabela M. Krzos, Susan M. Kaiser, Marc A. Fagan, and Maryann Davis

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A Computational Account of Borderline Personality Disorder: Impaired Predictive Learning about Self and Others Through Bodily Simulation, Sarah K. Fineberg, Matthew Steinfeld, Judson A. Brewer, and Philip R. Corlett

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Discovering Behavioral Intervention: A Parent’s Interactive Guide to ABA, Richard K. Fleming, Carol Curtin, Cheryl A. Gray, and Charles D. Hamad

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Effect of sertraline on risk of falling in older adults with psychotic depression on olanzapine: results of a randomized placebo-controlled trial, Alastair J. Flint, Andrea Iaboni, Benoit H. Mulsant, Anthony J. Rothschild, Ellen M. Whyte, and Barnett S. Meyers

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Introduction, Jean A. Frazier and Christopher J. McDougle

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Brain slice biotinylation: an ex vivo approach to measure region-specific plasma membrane protein trafficking in adult neurons, Luke R. Gabriel, Sijia Wu, and Haley Melikian

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Refocusing gun policy, Jeffrey L. Geller

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Motivations of Patients with Diabetes to Participate in Research, Cynthia Geppert, Philip J. Candilis, Stephen P. Baker, Charles W. Lidz, Paul Appelbaum, and Kenneth E. Fletcher

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Rapid generation of balanced trial distributions for discrimination learning procedures: A technical note, Christophe J. Gerard, Harry A. MacKay, Brooks Thompson, and William J. McIlvane

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VTA CRF neurons mediate the aversive effects of nicotine withdrawal and promote intake escalation, Taryn E. Grieder, Andrew R. Tapper, and Olivier George

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Controlling Relations in Stimulus Equivalence Classes of Preschool Children and Individuals with Down Syndrome, Priscila C. Grisante, Julio C. de Rose, and William J. McIlvane

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Influence of the HCR-20, LS/CMI, and PCL-R on Decisions About Parole Suitability Among Lifers, Laura Guy, Cliff Kusaj, Ira K. Packer, and Kevin S. Douglas

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Evaluation of a statewide implementation of supported employment in Massachusetts, Alexis D. Henry, Lobat Hashemi, and Jianying Zhang

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miRNAome analysis of the mammalian neuronal nicotinic acetylcholine receptor gene family, Eric M. Hogan, Alison P. Casserly, Michael D. Scofield, Zhongming Mou, Rubing Zhao-Shea, Chris W. Johnson, Andrew R. Tapper, and Paul D. Gardner

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The development and expression of physical nicotine dependence corresponds to structural and functional alterations in the anterior cingulate-precuneus pathway, Wei Huang, Jean A. King, W. W. Sanouri A. Ursprung, Shaokuan Zheng, Nanyin Zhang, David N. Kennedy, Douglas M. Ziedonis, and Joseph R. DiFranza

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A comparison of food refusal related to characteristics of food in children with autism spectrum disorder and typically developing children, Kristie L. Hubbard, Sarah E. Anderson, Carol Curtin, Aviva Must, and Linda G. Bandini

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Nasal Morphology of the Chinese: Three-Dimensional Reference Values for Rhinoplasty, Yasas S. N. Jayaratne, Curtis K. Deutsch, and Roger A. Zwahlen

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Stereophotogrammetry-based facial depth measurements: a novel method for quantifying facial projection, Yasas S. N. Jayaratne, Curtis K. Deutsch, and Roger A. Zwahlen

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BK channels mediate dopamine inhibition of firing in a subpopulation of core nucleus accumbens medium spiny neurons, Xincai Ji and Gilles E. Martin

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The Science and Psychology of Infertility, Julia V. Johnson and Kristin L. MacGregor

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A Culturally Adapted Smoking Cessation Intervention for Korean Americans: A Mediating Effect of Perceived Family Norm Toward Quitting, Sun S. Kim, Seong-Ho Kim, Hua (Julia) Fang, Simona Kwon, Donna Shelley, and Douglas M. Ziedonis

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Population-based initiatives in college mental health: students helping students to overcome obstacles, Daniel Kirsch, Stephanie L. Pinder-Amaker, Charles Morse, Marsha Langer Ellison, Leonard A. Doerfler, and Michelle B. Riba

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Influence of sex and menopausal status on response, remission, and recurrence in patients with recurrent major depressive disorder treated with venlafaxine extended release or fluoxetine: analysis of data from the PREVENT study, Susan G. Kornstein, Ronald D. Pedersen, Peter J. Holland, Charles B. Nemeroff, Anthony J. Rothschild, Michael E. Thase, Madhukar H. Trivedi, Philip T. Ninan, and Martin B. Keller

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Emily Lauer and Courtney Dutra on Person-Centered Evaluation: Aging and Disability Services, Emily Lauer and Courtney Dutra

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Risk factors for suicide among 34,671 patients with psychotic and non-psychotic severe depression, Anne Katrine K. Leadholm, Anthony J. Rothschild, Jimmi Nielsen, Per Bech, and Soren Dinesen Ostergaard

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A Review of the Korean Cultural Syndrome Hwa-Byung: Suggestions for Theory and Intervention, Jieun Lee, Amy B. Wachholtz, and Keum-Hyeong Choi

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Exploring Knowledge Exchange at the Research-Policy-Practice Interface in Children's Behavioral Health Services, Laurel K. Leslie, Susan Maciolek, Kathleen Biebel, Gifty Debordes-Jackson, and Joanne Nicholson

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Neuroplasticity to a single-episode traumatic stress revealed by resting-state fMRI in awake rats, Zhifeng Liang, Jean A. King, and Nanyin Zhang

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Context is everything: psychological data and consent to research, Charles W. Lidz and Paul S. Appelbaum

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Therapeutic misconception in clinical trials: fighting against it and living with it, Charles W. Lidz and Paul S. Appelbaum

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Thematic Matching as Remedial Teaching for Symbolic Matching for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Karen M. Lionello-DeNolf, Rachel Farber, B. Max Jones, and William V. Dube

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Effect of diet on brain metabolites and behavior in spontaneously hypertensive rats, Ana A. Liso Navarro, Elif M. Sikoglu, Cailin R. Heinze, Ryan C. Rogan, Vivienne A. Russell, Jean A. King, and Constance M. Moore

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Recent research related to juvenile sex offending: findings and directions for further research, H. Martin Malin, Fabian M. Saleh, and Albert J. Grudzinskas Jr.

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Aripiprazole Decreases Irritability in 12 out of 14 Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Ann E. Maloney, Eric O. Mick, and Jean A. Frazier

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Colaboração Programática entre Brasil e EUA na Análise do Comportamento: Uma História do PRONEX (Programmatic Collaboration between Brazil and the United States in the Analysis of Behavior: The PRONEX Story), William J. McIlvane