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VISN 5 MIRECC - General Publications 2014


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Aakre, J.M., Himelhoch, S., Slade, E.P. (2014). Mental health service utilization by Iraq and Afghanistan veterans following entry into PTSD specialty treatment. Psychiatric Services, 65(8), 1066-1069, 2014.

Ahmed, A.O., Strauss, G.P., Buchanan, R.W., Kirkpatrick, B., & Carpenter, W.T. (2014). Are negative symptoms dimensional or categorical? Detection and validation of deficit schizophrenia with taxometric and latent variable mixture models. Schizophrenia Bulletin 2014 Nov 14. pii: sbu163. [Epub ahead of print].

Albrecht, J., Gruber-Baldini, A., Hirshon, J.M., Brown, C., Goldberg, R., Rosenberg, J., Comer, A., Furuno, J. (2014). Depressive symptoms and hospital readmission in older adults. Journal of the American Geriatric Society, 62:495-499.

Albrecht, J.S., Gruber-Baldini, A.L., Brown, C.H., Goldberg, R.W., Rosenberg, J.H., Comer, A.C., & Furuno, J.P. (2014). Hospital Discharge Instructions: Comprehension and Compliance among Older Adults. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 29(11), 1491-8. doi: 10.1007/s11606-014-2956-0.

Bennett, M.E., Toffey, K., Dickerson, F., Himelhoch, S., Katsafanas, E., & Savage, C.L.G. (2014). A Review of Android Apps for Smoking Cessation. Accepted for publication in the Journal of Smoking Cessation. DOI: (About DOI), 10 pages. Published online: 04 February 2014.

Blank, M., Himelhoch, S., Metzger, D., Belaji, A., Heffelfinger, J., Rose, C., Dixon, L.. (2014). A Multisite Study of the Prevalence of HIV using Rapid Testing in Mental Health Settings. American Journal of Public Health. 2014 Dec;104(12):2377-84. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2013.301633. Epub 2014 Feb 13.

Buchanan, R.W., Weiner, E., Kelly, D.L., Gold, J.M., Keller, W.R., Waltz, J.A., McMahon, R.P., Gorelick, D.A. (2014). Rasagline in the treatment of the persistent negative symptoms of schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Bulletin 2104 Nov 2. pii: sbu151 [Epub ahead of print].

Dixon, L.B., Glynn, S.M., Cohen, A.N., Drapalski, A.L., Medoff, D., Fang, L.J., Potts, W., & Gioia, D. (2014). Outcomes of a brief program, REORDER, to promote consumer recovery and family involvement in care. Psychiatric Services. 2014 Jan 1;65(1):116-20. doi: 10.1176/

Edmondson, M.E., Lindsey, M.A., Williams, C., Medoff, D., Lucksted, A.A., Fang, L.J., Schiffman, J., Lewis-Fernandez, R., & Dixon, L.B. (2014). Race-Related differences in the experiences of family members of persons with mental illness. American Journal Community Psychology. 2014 Dec;54(3-4):316-27. doi: 10.1007/s10464-014-9674-y.

Gioia, D., Autrey, S., Glynn, S.M., Drapalski, A.L., Cohen, A.N., & Dixon, L.B. (2014). Veterans’ Views of a Shared-Decision Making Process: A Qualitative Sub-Study of REORDER. American Journal of Psychiatric Rehabilitation, 17, 384-364.

Hill, C.E., Gelso, C.J., Chui, H., Spangler, P., Hummel, A., Huang, T., Jackson, J., Jones, R., Palma, B., Bhatia, A., Gupta, S., Ain, S., Klingaman, E., Lim, R., Liu, J., Hui, K., Jezzi, M., & Miles, J.R. (2014). To be or not to be immediate with clients: the use and effects of immediacy in psychodynamic/interpersonal psychotherapy. Psychotherapy Research. 2014;24(3):299-315. doi: 10.1080/10503307.2013.812262. Epub 2013 Jul 12.

Himelhoch, S., Riddle, J., Goldman, H.H. (2014). Barriers to Implementing Evidence Based Smoking Cessation Practices in Nine Community Mental Health Sites. Psychiatric Service. 2014 Jan 1;65(1):75-80. doi: 10.1176/

Hoerster, K.D., Lai, Z., Goodrich, D.E., Damschroder, L.J., Littman, A.J., Klingaman, E., Nelson, K. M., & Kilbourne, A.M. (2014). Weight loss for Veterans with and without PTSD after participation in a national VA weight management program. Psychiatric Service. 2014 Aug 15. doi: 10.1176/ [Epub ahead of print].

Jahn, D., and Spencer-Thomas, S. (2014). Continuing bonds through after-death spiritual experiences in individuals bereaved by suicide. Journal of Spirituality in Mental Health, 16, 311-324. doi:10.1080/19349637.2015.957612.

Katz, J., Medoff, D., Fang, L.J., & Dixon, L.B. (2014). The Relationship Between the Perceived Risk of Harm by a Family Member with Mental Illness and the Family Experience. Community Mental Health Journal 2014 Dec 23. [Epub ahead of print].

Keller, W.R., Fischer, B.A., McMahon, R., Meyer, M., Blake, M., Buchanan, R.W. (2014). Community adherence to schizophrenia treatment and safety monitoring guidelines. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease 202(1):6-12, 2014.

Klingaman, E., Viverito, K., Medoff, D., Hoffmann, R.M., & Goldberg, R.W. (2014). Strategies, barriers, and motivation for weight loss among Veterans living with schizophrenia. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 37(4), 270-276.

Koola, M.M., Buchanan, R.W., Pillai, A., Aitchison, K.J., Weinberger, D.R., Aaronson, S.T., Dickerson, F.B. (2014). Potential role of the combination of galantamine and memantine to improve cognition in schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research 157(1-3):84-89, 2014. PMCID: PMC4099270.

Long, J.A., Wang, A., Medvedeva, E.L., Eisen, S.V., Gordon, A.J., Kreyenbuhl, J.A., & Marcus, S.C. (2014). Glucose control and medication adherence among veterans with diabetes and serious mental illness: does collocation of primary care and mental health care matter? Diabetes Care. 2014 Aug;37(8):2261-7. doi: 10.2337/dc13-0051. Epub 2014 May 30.

Marshall, T., Goldberg, R., Braude, L., Dougherty, R., Daniel, A., Ghose, S., George, P., Delphin-Rittmon, M. (2014). Supported employment: Assessing the evidence. Psychiatric Services, 65(1): 16-23.

Marx, C., Lee, J., Subramaniam, M., Rapisarda, A., Bautista, D.C., Chan, E., Kilts, J.D., Buchanan, R.W., Wai, E.P., Verma, S., Sim, K., Hariram, J., Jacob, R., Keefe, R.S., & Chong, S.A. (2014). Proof-Of-Concept randomized controlled trial of pregnenolone in schizophrenia. Psychopharmacology (Berl), 231(17), 3647-3662.

Okusaga, O., Hamilton, R.G., Can, A., Igbide, A., Giegling, I., Hartmann, A.M., Konte, B., Friedl, M., Reeves, G.M., Rujescu, D., & Postolache, T.T. (2014). Phadiatop Seropositivity in Schizophrenia Patients and Controls: a Preliminary Study. AMS Public Health, 1(2), 43-50.

Park, S.G., Derman, M., Dixon, L.B., Brown, C.H., Klingaman, E., Fang, L.J., Medoff, D., & Kreyenbuhl, J.A. (2014). Factors associated with shared decision-making preferences among veterans with serious mental illness. Psychiatric Service. 2014 Sep 2. doi: 10.1176/ [Epub ahead of print].

Schiffman, J., Reeves, G., Klein, E., Jones, A., Medoff, D.R., Lucksted, A., Fang, L.J., Dixon, L.B. (2014). Differences between parents of young versus adult children seeking to participate in family-to-family psychoeducation. Psychiatric Service. 2014 Feb 1;65(2):247-50. doi: 10.1176/

Schiffman, J., Kline, E., Reeves, G., Jones, A., Lucksted, A., Medoff, D., Dixon, L. (2014). Comparing experiences of caregivers of youth to caregivers of adult consumers among caregivers seeking to participate in the NAMI FTF program. Psychiatric Service. 2014 Feb 1;65(2):247-50. doi: 10.1176/

Schooler, N.R., Buchanan, R.W., Laughren, T., Leucht, S., Nasrallah, H.A., Potkin, S.G., Abi-Saab, D., Berardo, C.G., Bugarski-Kirola, D., Blaettler, T., Edgar, C.J., Nordstroem, A.L., O’Gorman, C., Garibaldi, G. (2014). Defining therapeutic benefit for people with schizophrenia: Focus on negative symptoms. Schizophrenia Research. 2015 Jan 8. pii: S0920-9964(14)00711-7. doi: 10.1016/j.schres.2014.12.001. [Epub ahead of print].

Slade, E.P., and Goldman, H.H. (2014). The dynamics of psychiatric bed use in general hospitals. Administrative Policy on Mental Health. 2014 Apr 23. [Epub ahead of print]

Slade, E.P., Wissow, L., Davis, M., Abrams, M., Dixon, L.B. (2014). Medicaid lapses and low income young adults’ receipt of outpatient mental health care after an inpatient stay. Psychiatric Services, 65(4), 454-460, 2014. PMCID: PMC3972329.

Strauss, G.P., Keller, W.R., Koenig, J.I., Gold, J.M., Ossenfort, K.L., Buchanan, R.W. (2014). Plasma oxytocin levels predict olfactory identification and negative symptoms in individuals with schizophrenia. Schizophria Research. 2015 Jan 9. pii: S0920-9964(14)00755-5. doi: 10.1016/j.schres.2014.12.023. [Epub ahead of print].

Wang, H.L., Xiang, Y.T., Li, Q.Y., Wang, X.P., Liu, Z.C., Hao, S.S., Liu, X., Liu, L.L., Wang, G.H., Wang, D.G., Zhang, P.A., Bao, A.Y., Chiu, H.F., Ungvari, G.S., Lai, K.Y., Buchanan, R.W. (2014). The effect of artemether on psychotic symptoms and cognitive impairment in first-episode, antipsychotic drug-naïve persons with schizophrenia seropositive to Toxoplasma gondii. Journal of Psychiatric Research. 2014 Jun;53:119-24. doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychires.2014.02.016. Epub 2014 Feb 28.

Warren, K.R., Postolache, T.T., Groer, M.E., Pinjari, O., Kelly, D.L., & Reynolds, M.A. (2014). Role of chronic stress and depression in periodontal diseases. Periodontology 2000. 2014 Feb;64(1):127-38. doi: 10.1111/prd.12036.

Xiang, Y.T., Li, L.J., Zhou, J.J., Wang, C.Y., Dixon, L.B., Dickerson, F., Zhou, F.C., Ungvari, G.S., Zhang, X.Y., Shum, D.H., Au, R.W., Tang, W.K., Man, D., Chiu, H.F. (2014). Quality of life of patients with euthymic bipolar disorder and its associations with demographic and clinical characteristics, psychopathology, and cognitive deficits. Perspectives of Psychiatric Care. 2014 Jan;50(1):44-50.

Yang, L.H., Lai, G., Tu, M., Luo, M., Wonpat-Borja, A., Jackson, V., Lewis-Fernandez, R., & Dixon, L.B. (2014). A brief, anti-stigma intervention for chinese immigrant caregivers of individuals with psychosis: Adaptation and initial findings. Transcultural Psychiatry. 2014 Apr;51(2):139-57. doi: 10.1177/1363461513512015. Epub 2013 Dec 6.

Zhou, F.C., Xiang, Y.T., Wang, C.Y., Dickerson, F., Kreyenbuhl, J., Ungvari, G.S., Au, R.W., Zhou, J.J., Zhou, Y., Shum, D., Man, D., Lai, K.Y., Tang, W.K., Yu, X., Chiu, H.F. (2014). Predictive Value of Prospective Memory for Remission in First-Episode Schizophrenia. Perspectives of Psychiatric Care. 2014 Apr;50(2):102-10.