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    • Abnormal cholecystokinin mRNA levels in entorhinal cortex of schizophrenics 

      Bachus, Susan E.; Hyde, Thomas M.; Herman, Mary M.; Egan, Michael F.; Kleinman, Joel E. (Elsevier, 1998-01-05)
      Limbic cortical regions, including anterior cingulate cortex (ACC), prefrontal cortex (PFC) and entorhinal cortex (ERC), have been implicated in the neuropathology of schizophrenia. Glutamate projection neurons connect ...
    • Academic Socialization in the Homes of Black and Latino Preschool Children: Research Findings and Future Directions 

      Baker, Linda; DeWyngaert, Laura; Sonnenschein, Susan; Sawyer, Brook E. (Springer International Publishing, 2018)
      This chapter provides an overview of what is known about how Black and Latino families prepare their young children for school and what remains to be understood. It provides a synthesis of research presented in this volume, ...
    • Alcohol and Erectile Response: The Effects of High Dosage in the Context of Demands to Maximize Sexual Arousal 

      George, William H.; Davis, Kelly Cue; Norris, Jeanette; Heiman, Julia R.; Schacht, Rebecca L.; Stoner, Susan A.; Kajumulo, Kelly F. (American Psychological Association, 2011-08-31)
      Although drinking is often associated with men's sexual activity, basic questions about alcohol's effects on men's sexual arousal remain unanswered. Inconsistencies in findings from studies examining subjective and ...
    • AMPA receptor binding in the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex of schizophrenics and controls 

      Noga, J.Thomas; Hyde, Thomas M.; Bachus, Susan E.; Herman, Mary M.; Kleinman, Joel E. (Elsevier, 2001-04-02)
    • Amphetamine-induced c-fos mRNA expression is altered in rats with neonatal ventral hippocampal damage 

      Lillrank, Sonja M.; Lipska, Barbara K.; Bachus, Susan E.; Wood, Graham K.; Weinberger, Daniel R. (National Institute of Health, 1996-08)
      To further characterize the mechanisms underlying enhanced dopamine-related behaviors expressed during adulthood in rats with neonatal excitotoxic ventral hippocampal (VH) damage, we studied the expression of c-fos mRNA ...
    • An Analysis of the Two-Hit Model of Schizophrenia 

      Fleischman, Rivka; Wilson, Camille; Schiffman, Jason (The Undergraduate Research Journal of Psychology at UCLA, 2016-03)
      The two-hit model, which can be used to describe the causal pathway of schizophrenia, has many strengths and limitations. Although the model can help explain the origins of schizophrenia and may account for the complexity ...
    • An application of the matching law to severe problem behavior 

      Borrero, John C.; Vollmer, Timothy R. (Wiley Online Library, 2002-02)
      We evaluated problem behavior and appropriate behavior using the matching equation with 4 individuals with developmental disabilities. Descriptive observations were conducted during interactions between the participants ...
    • An Application of the Matching Law to Social Dynamics 

      Borrero, John C.; Crisolo, Stephany S.; Tu, Quichen; Reiland, Weston A.; Ross, Noel A.; Francisco, Monica T.; Yamamoto, Kenny Y. (Wiley Online Library, 2007-12)
      Using a procedure similar to the one described by Conger and Killeen (1974), we evaluated levels of attending for 25 college students who participated in either a 20-min (n  =  12) or 30-min (n  =  13) discussion on juvenile ...
    • Asian American and European American emerging adults’ perceived parenting styles and self-regulation ability 

      Shen, Jillian J.; Cheah, Charissa S. L.; Yu, Jing (APA PsysNET, 2018-06)
      Self-regulation refers to one’s ability to manage one’s emotions and behaviors in response to situational demands and is an important ability during emerging adulthood. Parenting styles play a significant role in children’s ...
    • Assessing psychotic‐like symptoms using the BASC‐2: adolescent, parent and teacher agreement 

      Nugent, Katie L.; Kline, Emily; Thompson, Elizabeth; Reeves, Gloria; Schiffman, Jason (Wiley Online Library, 2013-01-24)
      Aim The aim of the current study was to investigate the psychometric properties of the BASC‐2 (Behavior Assessment System for Children, Second Edition) Atypicality subscale in a sample of adolescents receiving mental ...
    • Assessing the Value of Choice in a Token System 

      Sran, Sandeep K.; Borrero, John C. (Wiley Online Library, 2010-08)
      Responding of 4 children was assessed under conditions in which (a) no programmed contingencies were arranged for target behavior, (b) responding produced tokens that could be exchanged for a single highly preferred edible ...
    • Assessing validity of retrospective recall of physical activity in individuals with psychosis-like experiences 

      Andorko, Nicole D.; Rakhshan-Rouhakhtar, Pamela; Hinkle, Caroline; Mittal, Vijay A.; McAllister, Maureen; DeVylder, Jordan; Schiffman, Jason (Elsevier B.V., 2019-03)
      Psychosis-like experiences are present in the general population and may indicate risk for more severe forms of psychosis. They are associated with cognitive impairments, potentially impacting ability to accurately complete ...
    • Assessing Women’s Sexual Arousal in the Context of Sexual Assault History and Acute Alcohol Intoxication 

      Gilmore, Amanda K.; Schacht, Rebecca L.; George, William H.; Otto, Jacqueline M.; Davis, Kelly Cue; Heiman, Julia R.; Norris, Jeanette; Kajumulo, Kelly F. (Elsevier, 2010-03-30)
      Introduction Few studies have examined differences in women’s sexual arousal based on sexual assault history (SAH) or in-the-moment alcohol intoxication. Only one has examined combined effects. Findings regarding the ...
    • The association between sleep dysfunction and psychosis-like experiences among college students 

      Andorko, Nicole D.; Mittal, Vijay; Thompson, Elizabeth; Denenny, Danielle; Epstein, Gregory; Demro, Caroline; Wilson, Camille; Sun, Shuyan; Klingaman, Elizabeth A.; DeVylder, Jordan; Oh, Hans; Postolache, Teodor T.; Reeves, Gloria M.; Schiffman, Jason (Elsevier B.V, 2017-02)
      Sleep problems are prominent and pervasive clinical issues experienced by many people with psychotic disorders, often causing distress and functional impairment. Sleep problems are also related to psychosis-like experiences ...
    • Association between sleep, childhood trauma and psychosis-like experiences 

      Andorko, Nicole D.; Millman, Zachary B.; Klingaman, Elizabeth; Medoff, Deborah; Kline, Emily; DeVylder, Jordan; Reeves, Gloria; Schiffman, Jason (Elsevier B.V, 2018-03-09)
      Psychosis-like experiences (PLEs), or attenuated positive symptoms of psychosis, present along a severity continuum and have been associated with distressing thoughts and impairments in functioning. Although knowledge of ...
    • The Association of Provider Communication With Trust Among Adults With Sickle Cell Disease 

      Haywood, Carlton Jr.; Lanzkron, Sophie; Ratanawongsa, Neda; Bediako, Shawn M.; Lattimer, Lakshmi; Powe, Neil R.; Beach, Mary Catherine (Springer Nature, 2010-03-03)
      Background Adults with sickle cell disease often report poor interpersonal healthcare experiences, including poor communication with providers. However, the effect of these experiences on patient trust is unknown. Ob ...
    • Associations between Race, Discrimination, Community Violence, Traumatic Life Events, and Psychosis-Like Experiences in a Sample of College Students 

      Rouhakhtar, Pamela J. Rakhshan; Pitts, Steven C.; Schiffman, Jason (MDPI, 2019-10-01)
      Self-report tools of psychosis-like experiences contribute to the understanding of psychosis and may aid in identification and prevention efforts across the severity spectrum. Current tools are likely limited by biases, ...
    • Attenuated psychosis syndrome: benefits of explicit recognition 

      Schiffman, Jason; Carpenter, William T. (Shangai Archives of Psychiatry, 2015-03-25)
      Given the unique characteristics of people who meet criteria for attenuated psychosis syndrome (APS) and the growing literature on the clinical benefits of providing services to individuals who meet these criteria, the ...
    • Attitudes towards cannabis use and genetic testing for schizophrenia 

      Schiffman, Jason; Lawrence, Ryan E.; Demro, Caroline; Appelbaum, Paul S.; Dixon, Lisa B. (Wiley Online Library, 2014-06-23)
      Aim Within schizophrenia, genetic factors contribute greatly to risk, yet genetic testing for the disorder is not available. For some individuals with specific genotypes, cannabis use may increase risk of schizophrenia. ...
    • Attitudes Towards Clinical Trials Among Patients with Sickle Cell Disease 

      Haywood, Carlton Jr.; Lanzkron, Sophie; Diener-West, Marie; Haythornthwaite, Jennifer; Strouse, John J.; Bediako, Shawn; Onojobi, Gladys; Beach, Mary Catherine; IMPORT Investigators (SAGE, 2014-02-13)
      Background A substantial number of planned clinical trials for sickle cell disease (SCD) have terminated early due to insufficient patient enrollment. Purpose To describe attitudes toward clinical trials among a sample ...