Publications and Clinical Articles

Lean Methodology Reduces Inappropriate Use of Antipsychotics for Agitation at a Psychiatric Hospital
The Consultant Pharmacist
Goga J
January 2017

Ensuring Staff Safety When Treating Potentially Violent Patients
Roca R, Charen B, Boronow J
December 2016

The microbiome, immunity, and schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
Brain, Behavior, and Immunity
Dickerson F, Severence E, Yolken R
December 2016

The importance of rare diseases for psychiatry
Lancet Psychiatry
Lauterbach M, Schildkrout B, Benjamin S, Gregory M
December 2016

Patient profiles of criminal behavior in the context of TBI
Journal of Forensic Sciences
Lane K, St. Pierre M, Lauterbach M, Koliatsos V
November 2016

Ron Hays: A Story of Art as Self Treatment for Alzheimer's Disease
Journal of the American Art Therapy Association
Robin M.N. Jones, Nancy Scheller Hays
November 15, 2016

Hepatitis C virus antibody titers associated with cognitive dysfunction in an asymptomatic community-based sample
Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology
Ibrahim I, Salah H, El Sayed H, Mansour H, Eissa A, Wood J, Fathi W, Tobar S, Gur R.C., Gur R.E., Dickerson F, Yolken R.H., El Bahaey W, Nimgaonkar V
October 2016

Evidence for Using Doxazosin in the Treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
Psychiatric Annals
Cherish Smith, M.D.; Maju Mathew Koola, M.D.
September 12, 2016

Psychoactive Substance Use by Adults With Schizophrenia Before and During Cannabis Withdrawal
The Primary Care Companion for CNS Disorders
Maju Mathew Koola, M.D.; Deanna L. Kelly, Pharm.D.; Robert P. McMahon, Ph.D.; Douglas L. Boggs, Pharm.D.; Fang Liu, M.S.; David A. Gorelick, M.D., Ph.D.
September 1, 2016

Individuals hospitalized with acute mania have increased exposure to antimicrobial medications
Bipolar Disorders
Yolken R, Adamos M, Katsafanas E, Khushalani S, Origoni A, Savage C, Schweinfurth L, Stallings C, Sweeney K, Dickerson F
August 2016

Dextroamphetamine and Pramipexole Combination for Treatment-Resistant Unipolar Depression
Psychiatric Annals
Maju Mathew Koola, M.D.; Jan Fawcett, M.D.
August 12, 2016

AOT and Long-Term Use of Antipsychotics
Psychiatric Services
Steven S. Sharfstein, M.D., Jeffrey A. Lieberman, M.D., John A. Talbott, M.D.
July 1, 2016

Perceptions of stragegies for successful weight loss in persons with serious mental illness participating in a behavioral weight loss intervention: A qualitative study
Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal
Vazin R, McGinty E.E., Dickerson F, Dalcin A, Goldsholl S, Enriquez M.O., Jerome G.J., Gennisa J.V., Daumit G
June 2016

Predictors of Calf Arterial Compliance in Male Veterans With Psychiatric Diagnoses
The Primary Care Companion for CNS Disorders
Koola MM, Sorkin JD, Fargotstein M, Brown WV, Cuthbert B, Hollis J, Raines JK, Duncan EJ
June 2016

The association among smoking, HSV-1 exposure, and cognitive functioning in schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and non-psychiatric controls.
Schizophrenia Research
Dickerson F, Adamos MB, Katsafanas E, Khushalani S, Origoni A, Savage CL, Schroeder J, Schweinfurth LA, Stallings C, Sweeney K, Yolken R
June 2016

Kynurenine pathway and cognitive impairments in schizophrenia: Pharmacogenetics of galantamine and memantine.
Schizophrenia Research: Cognition
Koola MM
June 2016

Integrating Neuroscience Knowledge and Neuropsychiatric Skills Into Psychiatry: The Way Forward
Academic Medicine
Schildkrout B, Benjamin S, Lauterbach M
May 2016

Cytokines in Schizophrenia: Hope or Hype?
Indian Journal of Psychological Medicine
Koola MM
Mar-Apr 2016

Perils of Pragmatic Psychiatry: How We Can Do Better.
HSOA Journal of Psychiatry, Depression and Anxiety
Koola MM, Sebastian J
February 23, 2016

Methodological Issues in Cytokine Measurement in Schizophrenia.
Indian Journal of Psychological Medicine
Koola MM
Jan-Feb 2016

"No End or Return": Thematics of Impasse
Smith College Studies in Social Work
Teresa Mendez
Jan 26, 2016

Mortality in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder: Clinical and serological predictors.
Schizophrenia Research
Dickerson F, Origoni A, Schroeder J, Schweinfurth LA, Stallings C, Savage CL, Katsafanas E, Banis M, Khushalani S, Yolken R
January 2016

Integrating Neuroscience Knowledge and Neuropsychiatric Skills Into Psychiatry: The Way Forward.
Journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges
Schildkrout, Barbara MD; Benjamin, Sheldon MD; Lauterbach, Margo D. MD
December 1, 2015

Psychiatric Hospitalization of Children with Autism or Intellectual Disability: Consensus Statements on Best Practices
Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Kelly McGuire, Craig Erickson, Robin L. Gabriels, Desmond Kaplan, Carla Mazefsky, John McGonigle, Jarle Meservy, Ernest Pedapati, Joseph Pierri, Logan Wink, Matthew Siegel
December 2015

The Experience of Peer Mentors in an Intervention to Promote Smoking Cessation in Persons with Psychiatric Illness
Community Mental Health Journal
Dickerson F, Savage CL, Schweinfurth LA, Goldberg RW, Bennett M, Dixon L, Daumit G, Chinman M, Lucksted A
November 24, 2015

The autism inpatient collection: methods and preliminary sample description
Molecular Autism
Matthew Siegel, Kahsi A. Smith, Carla Mazefsky, Robin L. Gabriels, Craig Erickson, Desmond Kaplan, Eric M. Morrow, Logan Wink, Susan L. Santangelo
November 10, 2015

Factors influencing implementation of smoking cessation treatment within community mental health centers.
Journal of Dual Diagnosis
Brown CH, Medoff D, Dickerson FB, Fang LJ, Lucksted A, Goldberg RW, Kreyenbuhl J, Himelhoch S, Dixon LB
October 30, 2015

The Use of Peer Mentors to Enhance a Smoking Cessation Intervention for Persons With Serious Mental Illnesses.
Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal
Dickerson FB, Savage CL, Schweinfurth LA, Medoff DR, Goldberg RW, Bennett M, Lucksted A, Chinman M, Daumit G, Dixon L, DiClemente C
October 12, 2015

Multianalyte markers of schizophrenia and bipolar disorders: A preliminary study.
Schizophrenia Research
Dickerson F, Schroeder J, Stallings C, Origoni A, Bahn S, Yolken R
October 1, 2015

Multiplex immunoassay analysis of plasma shows differences in biomarkers related to manic or mixed mood states in bipolar disorder patients.
Journal of Affective Disorders
Haenisch F, Alsaif M, Guest PC, Rahmoune H, Yolken RH, Dickerson F, Bahn S
October 1, 2015

Immune alterations in acute bipolar depression.
Acta psychiatrica Scandinavia
Dickerson F, Katsafanas E, Schweinfurth LA, Savage CL, Stallings C, Origoni A, Khushalani S, Lillehoj E, Yolken R
September 15, 2015

Association of Ophthalmologic Disorders and Depression in the Elderly: A Review of the Literature
The Primary Care Companion for CNS Disorders
Scott McCusker, MD, and Maju Mathew Koola, MD, DPM
August 27, 2015

Composition, taxonomy and functional diversity of the oropharynx microbiome in individuals with schizophrenia and controls.

Castro-Nallar E, Bendall ML, Perez-Losada M, Sabuncyan S, Severance EG, Dickerson FB, Schroeder JR, Yolken RH, Crandall KA
August 25, 2015

Inflammatory Markers in Recent Onset Psychosis and Chronic Schizophrenia
Schizophrenia Bulletin

Dickerson F, Stallings C, Origoni A, Schroeder J, Katsafanas E, Schweinfurth L, Savage C, Khushalani S, Yolken R
August 19, 2015

Undiagnosed Lyme disease in adults with schizophrenia
Schizophrenia Research

Koola MM, Sullivan KM, Earl AK, Feldman SM, Richardson C, Vyas GR, Wehring HJ, Kelly DL.
August 6, 2015

Association of DNA Methylation with Acute Mania and Inflammatory Markers.
PLoS One

Sabunciyan, S., Maher, B., Bahn, S., Dickerson, F., Yolken, RH
July 6, 2015

Diagnostic and treatment challenges in traumatic brain injury patients with severe neuropsychiatric symptoms: insights into psychiatric practice
Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment

Margo D Lauterbach; Paula L Notarangelo; Stephen J Nicols; Kristy S Lane; Vassilis E Koliatsos
July 1, 2015

Adjunctive Minocycline in Clozapine - Treated Schizophrenia Patients With Persistent Symptoms
Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology

Kelly DL, Sullivan KM, McEvoy JP, McMahon RP, Wehring HJ, Gold JM, Liu F, Warfel D, Vyas G, Richardson CM, Fischer BA, Keller WR, Koola MM, Feldman SM, Russ JC, Keefe RS, Osing J, Hubzin L, August S, Walker TM, Buchanan RW
June 16, 2015

A Case of Electroconvulsive Therapy - Resistant Depression Responding to Multiple Dopaminergic Medications
The Primary Care Companion for CNS Disorders
Maju Mathew Koola, MD, DPM, and Jan A. Fawcett, MD

Immunomodulatory Effects of Probiotic Supplementation in Schizophrenia Patients: A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial.
Biomarker Insights
Tomasik, J., Yolken, RH, Bahn, S., Dickerson, FB
June 1, 2015

Association of Lyme Disease and Schizoaffective Disorder, Bipolar Type: Is it Inflammation Mediated?
Indian Journal of Psychological Medicine
David William Mattingley and Maju Mathew Koola
April-June 2015

Cytokines in schizophrenia: Methodological Issues
Schizophrenia Research
Koola MM, Duncan EJ
May 21, 2015

Early Detection and Intervention for People with Psychosis: Getting to the Bottom Line
Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease
Dickerson, Faith PhD, MPH
May 2015

Chronic and bedtime use of benztropine with antipsychotics: is it necessary?
Schizophrenia Research

Wijegunaratne H, Qazi H, Koola MM
March 2015

Early life stress as a risk factor for substance use disorders: Clinical and neurobiological substrates
Indian Journal of Psychological Medicine

Sajoy Purathumuriyil Varghese, Janitza L Montalvo-Ortiz, John G Csernansky, Rodney I Eiger, Amy A Herrold, Maju Mathew Koola, Hongxin Dong
January-March 2015

Fludrocortisone in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Effective for Symptoms and Prazosin-Induced Hypotension
The Primary Care Companion for CNS Disorders

Mansi Vaishnav, BS; Vanessa Patel, BS; Savoy P. Varghese, MD; Jeffrey C. McCagh, PharmD; and Maju Mathew Koola, MD, DPM

Pentraxin 3 is Reduced in Bipolar Disorder
Bipolar Disorders
Dickerson F, Stallings C, Origoni A, Katsafanas E, Schweinfurth LA, Savage CL, Khushalani S, Yolken R
November 25, 2014

Chlorovirus ATCV-1 is Part of the Human Oropharyngeal Virome and is Associated with Changes in Cognitive Functions in Humans and Mice
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
Yolken RH, Jones-Brando L, Dunigan DD, Kannan G, Dickerson F, Severance E, Sabunciyan S, Talbot CC Jr, Prandovszky E, Gurnon JR, Agarkova IV, Leister F, Gressitt KL, Chen O, Deuber B, Ma F, Pletnikov MV, Van Etten JL
November 11, 2014

Treatment of Traumatic Brain Injury-Induced Dyskinesia with Tetrabenazine: A Case Report
Lauterbach M, Notarangelo P, Lane K, Koliatsos V
November 2014

Treating Complex Trauma Survivors
Psychiatric Times
Richard Loewenstein, MD, Bethany Brand, PhD, Lauren E. Gilbert, MA, Christen E. Dressel, MA, Joshua S. Camins, MA, and Zachary J. Pyne, MA 
October 20, 2014

Comparison of 2 Family Therapies for Adolescent Anorexia Nervosa 
Journal of the American Medical Association
W. Stewart Agras, MD; James Lock, MD, PhD; Harry Brandt, MD; Susan W. Bryson, MA, MS; Elizabeth Dodge, MSc; Katherine A. Halmi, MD; Booil Jo, PhD; Craig Johnson, PhD; Walter Kaye, MD; Denise Wilfley, PhD; Blake Woodside, MD
September 24, 2014

Antibodies to Toxoplasma Gondii and Cognitive Functioning in Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder, and Nonpsychiatric Controls
The Jounal of Nervous and Mental Disease
Dickerson F, Stallings C, Origoni A, Katsafanas E, Schweinfurth L, Savage C, Khushalani S, Yolken R
August 2014

Fixing the troubled mental health system
Journal of the American Medical Association
Lloyd I. Sederer, MD; Steven S. Sharfstein, MD
August 14, 2014

Potential role of the combination of galantamine and memantine to improve cognition in schizophrenia
Schizophrenia Research
Koola MM, Buchanan RW, Pillai A, Aitchison KJ, Weinberger DR, Aaronson ST, Dickerson FB
August 2014

Opioid use remits, depression remain
Current Psychiatry
Sajoy P. Varghese, MD, Maju Mathew Koola, MD, DPM, Rodney I. Eiger, MD, and Maria Devens, PhD, ABPP
August 2014

Dissociative amnesia: Epidemiology, pathogenesis, clinical manifestations, course, and diagnosis
Up to Date
Richard J Loewenstein, MD, David Spiegel, MD, and Richard Hermann, MD
August 2014

Naltrexone and Praxosin Combination for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Alcohol Use Disorder
Primary Care Companion CNS Disord.
Hamid Qazi, BSc, Heshan Wijegunaratne, BS, Ravi Savajiyani, BS, and Maju Mathew Koola, M.D., DPM
August 2014

Mortality in Schizophrenia: Clinical and Serological Predictors
Schizophrenia Bulletin
Dickerson F, Stallings C, Origoni A, Schroeder J, Khushalani S, Yolken R
July 2014

Opposite brain emotion-regulation patterns in identity states of dissociative identity disorder: a PET study and neurobiological model
Journal of Psychiatric Research: Neuroimaging

Reinders AA; Willemsen AT; den Boer JA; Vos HP; Veltman DJ; Loewenstein RJ
June 4, 2014

Reality versus fantasy: reply to Lynn et al. (2014)
Psychological Bulletin 
Dalenberg CJ, Brand BL, Loewenstein RJ, Gleaves DH, Dorahy MJ, Cardeña E, Frewen PA, Carlson EB, Spiegel D
May 2014

The trauma model of dissociation: inconvenient truths and stubborn fictions. Comment on Dalenberg et al. (2012)
Psychological Bulletin
Lynn SJ, Lilienfeld SO, Merckelbach H, Giesbrecht T, McNally RJ, Loftus EF, Bruck M, Garry M, Malaktaris A
May 2014

Association Between Cytomegalovirus Antibody Levels and Cognitive Functioning in Non-Ederly Adults
PLoS One
Dickerson F, Stallings C, Origoni A, Katsafanas E, Schweinfurth LA, Savage CL, Yolken R
May 2014

A Longitudinal Study of Cognitive Functioning in Schizophrenia: Clinical and Biological Predictors
Schizophrenia Research
Dickerson F, Schroeder J, Stallings C, Origoni A, Katsafanas E, Schwienfurth LA, Savage CL, Khushalani S, Yolken R
May 11, 2014

Antibodies to Toxoplasma Gondii in Individuals with Mania
Bipolar Disorders
Dickerson F, Stallings C, Origoni A, Vaughan C, Katsafanas E, Khushalani S, Yolken R
March 2014

Association of tardive dyskinesia with variation in CYP2D6: Is there a role for active metabolites?
The Journal of Psychopharmacology
Koola MM, Tsapakis EM, Wright P, Smith S, Kerwin Rip RW, Nugent KL, Aitchison KJ
March 2014

The impact of the therapeutic alliance on treatment outcome in patients with dissociative disorders
European Journal of Psychotraumatology
Elisabeth Cronin, Bethany L. Brand, and Jonathan F. Mattanah
March 6, 2014

High-dose prazosin for the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder
Therapeutic Advances in Psychopharmacology
Maju Mathew Koola, Sajoy P. Varghese, and Jan A. Fawcett
February 2014

Effect of Probiotic Supplementation on Schizophrenia Symptoms and Association with Gastrointestinal Functioning: A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial
The Primary Care Companion for CNS Disorders
Dickerson FB, Stallings C, Origoni A, Katsafanas E, Savage CL, Schweinfurth LA, Goga J, Khushalani S, Yolken RH 
February 13, 2014

Psychiatric symptom differences in people with schizophrenia associated with substantial lifetime substance use but no current substance use disorder
Schizophrenia Research
Koola MM, Gorelick DA, McMahon RP, Liu F, Huestis MA, Linthicum J, Feldman SM, Warren KR, Wehring HJ, Kelly DL.
January 2014

Dispelling myths about dissociative identity disorder treatment: an empirically based approach
Brand BL, Loewenstein RJ, Spiegel D

Does phasic trauma treatment make patients with dissociative identity disorder treatment more dissociative?
Journal of Trauma & Dissociation
Bethany Brand, PhD & Richard J. Loewenstein, MD
December 30, 2013