|Byerley||Badner, J. A., Koller, D., Foroud, T., Edenberg, H., Nurnberger, Jr., J. I., Zandi, P. P., Willour, V. L., McMahon, F. J., Potash, J. B., Hamshere, M., Grozeva, D., Green, E., Kirov, G., Jones, I., Jones, L., Craddock, N., Morris, D., Segurado, R., Gill, M., Sadovnick, D., Remick, R., Keck, P., Kelsoe, J., Ayub, M., Maclean, A., Blackwood, D., Liu, C. Y., Gershon, E. S., McMahon, W., Lyon, G. J., Robinson, R., Ross, J.,& Byerley, W. (2011) Genome-wide linkage analysis of 972 bipolar pedigrees using single-nucleotide polymorphisms. Molecular Psychiatry, July 19. [doi:10.1038/mp.2011.89]|
- This is the largest linkage study ever carried out for bipolar disorder and the data will help identify rare disease variants from whole exome and genome sequencing data.
|Rubenstein||Kivimäe, S., Martin, P.-M., Kapfhamer, D., Ruan, Y., Heberlein, U., Rubenstein, J. L. R., & Cheyette, B. N. R. (2011) Abnormal behavior in mice mutant for the Disc1 binding partner, Dixdc1. Translational Psychiatry, September 27. [doi:10.1038/tp.2011.41]|
- Recent publication from the Cheyette Lab potentially relevant to the genetics and biochemistry of schizophrenia and other major psychiatric disorders.
Okerlund, N. D., & Cheyette, B. N. R. (2011) Synaptic Wnt signaling—a contributor to major psychiatric disorders? Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders, 3(2):162-174. [DOI: 10.1007/s11689-011-9083-6]
- Recent literature review written by a Neuroscience PhD student in the Cheyette Lab regarding the potential role of synapse development and synapse maintenance in major psychiatric disorders—and specifically evidence that a biochemical pathway studied in the Cheyette Lab functions in these synapse processes and in major psychiatric disorders.
|Flowers||Thomas-Squance, G. R., Goldstone, R., Martinez, A., & Flowers, L. K. (2011) Mentoring of students from under-represented groups using emotionally competent processes and content. Medical Education, September 20. [doi:10.1111/j.1365-2923.2011.04133.x|
- This publication highlights the importance of not only including emotional and cultural competence in the medical education curriculum but also embedding it in the actual process of teaching and training medical students.
|Ghosh Ippen||Ghosh Ippen, C., & Harris, W. W. (2011) Traumatic and stressful events in early childhood: Can treatment help those at highest risk? Child Abuse and Neglect, 35:504-513. |
- This publication has important clinical implications because it provides support for the use of child-parent psychotherapy with children who have experienced multiple traumatic and stressful life events.
|Hendren||Bent, S., Bertoglio, K., Ashwood, P., Nemeth, E., & Hendren, R. L. (2011) Brief report: Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A clinical trial. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, August 5. [doi:10.1007/s10803-011-1337-3]|
- This study examined cytokine biomarkers of inflammation in 10 children receiving 80 HBOT sessions. Parent ratings showed improvements in this open label study while cytokine measures did not change.
|Prochaska||Prochaska, J. J., Benowitz, N. L., Glantz, S. A., Hudmon, K., & Grossman, W. (in press). Cardiology Rx for Change: Improving clinical attention to tobacco use and secondhand smoke exposure in cardiology. Clinical Cardiology. |
- Cardiology Rx for Change is an evidence-based tobacco treatment curriculum with demonstrated effects on medical resident and cardiology fellows' tobacco-related knowledge, attitudes, and cessation treatment practices. The curriculum is being disseminated at http://rxforchange.ucsf.edu with over 100 registrants to date.
Prochaska, J. J., Pechmann, C., Kim, R., & Leonhardt, J. M. (in press). Twitter=Quitter? An analysis of Twitter quit smoking social networks. Tobacco Control.
- This first analysis of the use of Twitter for supporting quitting smoking documents the feasibility and popularity of this social media technology for health promotion and also its current limitations. Findings supported an R34 grant from NIDA awarded in July 2011, a collaboration between Drs. Prochaska and Delucchi at UCSF and Dr. Pechmann with the UC-Irvine School of Business.
Prochaska, J. J., Reyes, R. S., Schroeder, S. A., Doederlein, A., Daniels, A. S., & Bergeson, B. (in press). An online survey of tobacco use, intentions to quit, and cessation strategies among people living with bipolar disorder. Bipolar Disorder.
- This online survey study with over 600 individuals with bipolar disorder reports on the high level of interest in quitting smoking and the need for access to evidence-based tobacco treatments.
|Ramo||Ramo, D. E., Liu, H., & Prochaska, J. J. (in press). Reliability and validity of young adults’ anonymous online reports of marijuana use and thoughts about use. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors. |
- This study demonstrated the reliability and validity of anonymous, online reports of young adults’ marijuana use and related cognitions.
| ||Van Dyke, C., Tong, L., & Mack, K. (in press). Global mental health training for US psychiatric residents. Academic Psychiatry. |
- A call for and description of global mental health training for residents. This was a publication in final revision with our colleague Kevin Mack at the time of his tragic death in July 2011.
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