Kai MacDonald

Summary

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Attachment, affective temperament, and personality disorders: a study of their relationships in psychiatric outpatients
    Kai MacDonald
    University of California Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, USA Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 151:932-41. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Oxytocin and psychotherapy: a pilot study of its physiological, behavioral and subjective effects in males with depression
    Kai MacDonald
    University of California, San Diego Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, United States Electronic address
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 38:2831-43. 2013
  3. doi request reprint A naturalistic study of intramuscular haloperidol versus intramuscular olanzapine for the management of acute agitation
    Kai MacDonald
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, CA 92093 0804, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 32:317-22. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Dramatic improvement in sexual function induced by intranasal oxytocin
    Kai MacDonald
    University of California, San Diego Medical Center Department of Psychiatry, San Diego, CA 92103 8218, USA
    J Sex Med 9:1407-10. 2012
  5. doi request reprint A retrospective analysis of intramuscular haloperidol and intramuscular olanzapine in the treatment of agitation in drug- and alcohol-using patients
    Kai MacDonald
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA 92093, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 32:443-5. 2010
  6. doi request reprint A comparison of the safety of olanzapine and haloperidol in combination with benzodiazepines in emergency department patients with acute agitation
    Michael P Wilson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, San Diego Medical Center, San Diego, California 92103, USA
    J Emerg Med 43:790-7. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Adjunctive intranasal oxytocin improves verbal memory in people with schizophrenia
    David Feifel
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, United States
    Schizophr Res 139:207-10. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Potential complications of combining intramuscular olanzapine with benzodiazepines in emergency department patients
    Michael P Wilson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, San Diego Medical Center, San Diego, California 92103, USA
    J Emerg Med 43:889-96. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Adjunctive intranasal oxytocin reduces symptoms in schizophrenia patients
    David Feifel
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego Medical Center, San Diego, California 92103 8218, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 68:678-80. 2010
  10. doi request reprint The peptide that binds: a systematic review of oxytocin and its prosocial effects in humans
    Kai MacDonald
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    Harv Rev Psychiatry 18:1-21. 2010

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. ncbi request reprint Attachment, affective temperament, and personality disorders: a study of their relationships in psychiatric outpatients
    Kai MacDonald
    University of California Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, USA Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 151:932-41. 2013
    ..Consequently, we explored how two attachment dimensions (attachment anxiety and attachment avoidance) correlated with measures of temperament and personality in 357 psychiatric outpatients...
  2. ncbi request reprint Oxytocin and psychotherapy: a pilot study of its physiological, behavioral and subjective effects in males with depression
    Kai MacDonald
    University of California, San Diego Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, United States Electronic address
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 38:2831-43. 2013
    ..Moreover, the similarity of some of these acute effects to those of single-dose serotonergic antidepressants raises interesting questions about the potential antidepressant benefits of chronic OT administration...
  3. doi request reprint A naturalistic study of intramuscular haloperidol versus intramuscular olanzapine for the management of acute agitation
    Kai MacDonald
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, CA 92093 0804, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 32:317-22. 2012
    ..Therefore, we conducted a retrospective chart review to compare IM olanzapine and haloperidol in a "real-world" population with agitation...
  4. doi request reprint Dramatic improvement in sexual function induced by intranasal oxytocin
    Kai MacDonald
    University of California, San Diego Medical Center Department of Psychiatry, San Diego, CA 92103 8218, USA
    J Sex Med 9:1407-10. 2012
    ..This is a case report on a male who had significant, broad-spectrum improvements in sexual function during a course of intranasal oxytocin treatment for social anxiety...
  5. doi request reprint A retrospective analysis of intramuscular haloperidol and intramuscular olanzapine in the treatment of agitation in drug- and alcohol-using patients
    Kai MacDonald
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA 92093, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 32:443-5. 2010
    ..The treatment of agitation in drug- and alcohol-using emergency patients is understudied...
  6. doi request reprint A comparison of the safety of olanzapine and haloperidol in combination with benzodiazepines in emergency department patients with acute agitation
    Michael P Wilson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, San Diego Medical Center, San Diego, California 92103, USA
    J Emerg Med 43:790-7. 2012
    ..The combination of olanzapine + benzodiazepines is not recommended by the manufacturer, but a recent report suggested harm only if the patient was intoxicated. Whether this is also true for haloperidol + benzodiazepines is not known...
  7. doi request reprint Adjunctive intranasal oxytocin improves verbal memory in people with schizophrenia
    David Feifel
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, United States
    Schizophr Res 139:207-10. 2012
    ..Oxytocin - though it has shown promise as a novel antipsychotic in multiple clinical trials - has as-yet poorly characterized effects on cognition, with some evidence indicating an amnestic profile...
  8. doi request reprint Potential complications of combining intramuscular olanzapine with benzodiazepines in emergency department patients
    Michael P Wilson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, San Diego Medical Center, San Diego, California 92103, USA
    J Emerg Med 43:889-96. 2012
    ..The potential complications of the use of olanzapine in combination with a benzodiazepine have not been well characterized in ED patients with undifferentiated agitation...
  9. doi request reprint Adjunctive intranasal oxytocin reduces symptoms in schizophrenia patients
    David Feifel
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego Medical Center, San Diego, California 92103 8218, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 68:678-80. 2010
    ..Both human and animal studies suggest oxytocin may have antipsychotic properties. Therefore, we conducted a clinical trial to directly test this notion...
  10. doi request reprint The peptide that binds: a systematic review of oxytocin and its prosocial effects in humans
    Kai MacDonald
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    Harv Rev Psychiatry 18:1-21. 2010
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in adults: recognition and diagnosis of this often-overlooked condition
    David Feifel
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Postgrad Med 120:39-47. 2008
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Patient-clinician eye contact: social neuroscience and art of clinical engagement
    Kai MacDonald
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Postgrad Med 121:136-44. 2009
    ..Current neuroscience research in this area highlights why mindful attention to this facet of social engagement is part of the repertoire of an effective, empathic clinician...