Shirley Yen

Summary

Affiliation: Brown University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Prospective predictors of adolescent suicidality: 6-month post-hospitalization follow-up
    S Yen
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Psychol Med 43:983-93. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint A cross-cultural comparison of depressive symptom manifestation: China and the United States
    S Yen
    Department of Psychology, Duke University, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 68:993-9. 2000
  3. pmc Self-harm subscale of the Schedule for Nonadaptive and Adaptive Personality (SNAP): predicting suicide attempts over 8 years of follow-up
    Shirley Yen
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 72:1522-8. 2011
  4. pmc Recent life events preceding suicide attempts in a personality disorder sample: findings from the collaborative longitudinal personality disorders study
    Shirley Yen
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University Medical School, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 73:99-105. 2005
  5. pmc Personality traits as prospective predictors of suicide attempts
    S Yen
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 120:222-9. 2009
  6. pmc A 5-day dialectical behavior therapy partial hospital program for women with borderline personality disorder: predictors of outcome from a 3-month follow-up study
    Shirley Yen
    Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    J Psychiatr Pract 15:173-82. 2009
  7. pmc Axis I and axis II disorders as predictors of prospective suicide attempts: findings from the collaborative longitudinal personality disorders study
    Shirley Yen
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02906, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 112:375-81. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Recent developments in research of trauma and personality disorders
    S Yen
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University School of Medicine, 700 Butler Drive, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 3:52-8. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Borderline personality disorder criteria associated with prospectively observed suicidal behavior
    Shirley Yen
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University, 700 Butler Drive, Duncan Building, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 161:1296-8. 2004
  10. pmc Two-year prevalence and stability of individual DSM-IV criteria for schizotypal, borderline, avoidant, and obsessive-compulsive personality disorders: toward a hybrid model of axis II disorders
    Thomas H McGlashan
    Collaborative Longitudinal Personality Disorder Study, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 162:883-9. 2005

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Publications49

  1. pmc Prospective predictors of adolescent suicidality: 6-month post-hospitalization follow-up
    S Yen
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Psychol Med 43:983-93. 2013
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint A cross-cultural comparison of depressive symptom manifestation: China and the United States
    S Yen
    Department of Psychology, Duke University, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 68:993-9. 2000
    ..S. groups (n = 198). These findings seem to suggest that the tendency toward somatic symptom reporting is not any greater among Chinese populations but may be a function of having a mental illness or of help seeking in China...
  3. pmc Self-harm subscale of the Schedule for Nonadaptive and Adaptive Personality (SNAP): predicting suicide attempts over 8 years of follow-up
    Shirley Yen
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 72:1522-8. 2011
    ..We examined the predictive power of the self-harm subscale of the Schedule for Nonadaptive and Adaptive Personality (SNAP) to identify suicide attempters in the Collaborative Longitudinal Study of Personality Disorders (CLPS)...
  4. pmc Recent life events preceding suicide attempts in a personality disorder sample: findings from the collaborative longitudinal personality disorders study
    Shirley Yen
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University Medical School, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 73:99-105. 2005
    ..Therefore, certain types of negative life events are unique risk factors for imminent suicide attempts among individuals with PDs...
  5. pmc Personality traits as prospective predictors of suicide attempts
    S Yen
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 120:222-9. 2009
    ..To examine higher order personality factors of negative affectivity (NA) and disinhibition (DIS), as well as lower order facets of impulsivity, as prospective predictors of suicide attempts in a predominantly personality disordered sample...
  6. pmc A 5-day dialectical behavior therapy partial hospital program for women with borderline personality disorder: predictors of outcome from a 3-month follow-up study
    Shirley Yen
    Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    J Psychiatr Pract 15:173-82. 2009
    ..We also examined individual BPD criteria as predictors of treatment response...
  7. pmc Axis I and axis II disorders as predictors of prospective suicide attempts: findings from the collaborative longitudinal personality disorders study
    Shirley Yen
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02906, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 112:375-81. 2003
    ..Therefore, among individuals diagnosed with PDs. exacerbation of Axis I conditions, particularly MDD and substance use, heightens risk for a suicide attempt...
  8. ncbi request reprint Recent developments in research of trauma and personality disorders
    S Yen
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University School of Medicine, 700 Butler Drive, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 3:52-8. 2001
    ..Treatment implications of this diagnostic differentiation are discussed...
  9. ncbi request reprint Borderline personality disorder criteria associated with prospectively observed suicidal behavior
    Shirley Yen
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University, 700 Butler Drive, Duncan Building, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 161:1296-8. 2004
    ..The authors prospectively examined associations between each DSM-IV borderline personality disorder criterion and suicidal behaviors...
  10. pmc Two-year prevalence and stability of individual DSM-IV criteria for schizotypal, borderline, avoidant, and obsessive-compulsive personality disorders: toward a hybrid model of axis II disorders
    Thomas H McGlashan
    Collaborative Longitudinal Personality Disorder Study, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 162:883-9. 2005
    ..This study tracked the individual criteria of four DSM-IV personality disorders-borderline, schizotypal, avoidant, and obsessive-compulsive personality disorders-and how they change over 2 years...
  11. doi request reprint State effects of major depression on the assessment of personality and personality disorder
    Leslie C Morey
    Department of Psychology, Texas A and M, College Station, TX 77843 4235, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 167:528-35. 2010
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  12. pmc Associations in the course of personality disorders and Axis I disorders over time
    M Tracie Shea
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University Medical School, Duncan Building, 700 Butler Drive, Providence, RI 20906, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 113:499-508. 2004
    ..Two of the four personality disorders under examination (STPD and OCPD) showed little or no association with Axis I disorders...
  13. ncbi request reprint Clinical features and impairment in women with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), BPD without PTSD, and other personality disorders with PTSD
    Caron Zlotnick
    Brown University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Butler Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 191:706-13. 2003
    ..Consistent with other research, the findings suggest that PTSD does not appear to alter the central features of BPD. The clinical implications of our findings are considered...
  14. ncbi request reprint Traumatic exposure and posttraumatic stress disorder in borderline, schizotypal, avoidant, and obsessive-compulsive personality disorders: findings from the collaborative longitudinal personality disorders study
    Shirley Yen
    Department of Psychiatry, Brown University Medical School, 700 Butler Drive, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 190:510-8. 2002
    ..In addition, they support an association between severity of PD and severity of traumatic exposure, as indicated by earlier trauma onset, trauma of an assaultive and personal nature, and more types of traumatic events...
  15. ncbi request reprint Five-factor model personality traits associated with alcohol-related diagnoses in a clinical sample
    Christopher J Hopwood
    Department of Psychology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4235, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 68:455-60. 2007
    ..The purpose of this article was to examine the specificity of previously observed trait/alcohol relations and the temporal relations of trait elevations and alcohol problems...
  16. pmc The construct validity of rule-breaking and aggression in an adult clinical sample
    Christopher J Hopwood
    Department of Psychology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824 1116, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 43:803-8. 2009
    ..Gender moderation effects were limited. It was concluded that AGG and RB represent separable components of antisocial behavior with differential and clinically meaningful correlates in an adult clinical sample...
  17. ncbi request reprint Childhood maltreatment associated with adult personality disorders: findings from the Collaborative Longitudinal Personality Disorders Study
    Cynthia L Battle
    Collaborative Longitudinal PDs Study CLPS, Brown University Medical School, USA
    J Pers Disord 18:193-211. 2004
    ..However, even when controlling for the effect of borderline PD, other PD diagnoses were associated with specific types of maltreatment...
  18. pmc Individuals with single versus multiple suicide attempts over 10years of prospective follow-up
    Christina L Boisseau
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 54:238-42. 2013
    ..The study attempted to identify characteristics that differentiate multiple suicide attempters from single attempters in individuals with personality disorders (PDs) and/or major depression...
  19. ncbi request reprint Suicidal ideation and suicide attempts in body dysmorphic disorder
    Katharine A Phillips
    Butler Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 66:717-25. 2005
    ..Because suicidality in body dys-morphic disorder (BDD) has received little investigation, this study examined rates, correlates, predictors, and other aspects of suicidal ideation and suicide attempts in this disorder...
  20. doi request reprint Prospective investigation of a PTSD personality typology among individuals with personality disorders
    Meghan E McDevitt-Murphy
    Department of Psychology, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 53:441-50. 2012
    ..Using K-means cluster analysis, the results did not replicate previous work. Using Ward's method, the hypothesized 3-cluster structure was confirmed at baseline but did not demonstrate temporal stability at 6 months...
  21. ncbi request reprint Stability as a distinction between Axis I and Axis II disorders
    M Tracie Shea
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University Medical School, Duncan Bldg, 700 Butler Drive, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    J Pers Disord 17:373-86. 2003
    ..The anxiety disorders had remarkably low recovery rates even beyond 5 years of prospective follow-up. Factors that may explain these findings, as well as implications for future conceptualization of DSM, are discussed...
  22. pmc Irritability and elation in a large bipolar youth sample: relative symptom severity and clinical outcomes over 4 years
    Jeffrey I Hunt
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Emma Pendleton Bradley Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 74:e110-7. 2013
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  23. ncbi request reprint Affect regulation in women with borderline personality disorder traits
    Shirley Yen
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University Medical School, 700 Butler Drive, Providence, Rhode Island 02906, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 190:693-6. 2002
    ..These results, consistent with biosocial theory of BPD, suggest that persons with BPD experience emotions more intensely and have greater difficulty in controlling their affective responses...
  24. pmc Clarifying the convergence between obsessive compulsive personality disorder criteria and obsessive compulsive disorder
    Jane L Eisen
    Brown University Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Butler Hospital, Providence 02906, USA
    J Pers Disord 20:294-305. 2006
    ..Future efforts to explore the link between Axis I and Axis II disorders may be enriched by conducting analyses at the symptom level...
  25. pmc Improvement in borderline personality disorder in relationship to age
    M Tracie Shea
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 119:143-8. 2009
    ..This study examined age-related change in borderline criteria and functional impairment, testing the hypothesis that older age would be associated with relatively more improvement than younger age...
  26. pmc Stressful life events as predictors of functioning: findings from the collaborative longitudinal personality disorders study
    M E Pagano
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University Medical School, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 110:421-9. 2004
    ..We examined the extent to which PD subjects differ in rates of life events and the extent to which life events impact psychosocial functioning...
  27. pmc Time varying prediction of thoughts of death and suicidal ideation in adolescents: weekly ratings over 6-month follow-up
    Edward A Selby
    Department of Psychology, Rutgers University, 53 Avenue E, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8040, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 42:481-95. 2013
    ..Elevated SI may then aggravate all these factors in a reciprocal manner. ..
  28. pmc Adolescent and caregiver perception of family functioning: relation to suicide ideation and attempts
    Jessica M Lipschitz
    Department of Psychology, University of Rhode Island, 2 Chafee Road, Kingston, RI 02881, USA
    Psychiatry Res 200:400-3. 2012
    ..Findings suggest that adolescents' perceptions of family functioning may be a key contributing factor to suicidal ideation in adolescents with psychiatric disorders...
  29. ncbi request reprint Plausibility and possible determinants of sudden "remissions" in borderline patients
    John G Gunderson
    McLean Hospital, 115 Mill Street, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    Psychiatry 66:111-9. 2003
    ..In conclusion, patients with BPD can make significant improvements that are rapid and of sufficient duration to be considered remissions. Determinants were identified that warrant further prospective evaluation...
  30. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in borderline personality disorder: findings from the Collaborative Longitudinal Personality Disorders Study
    Dawn M Johnson
    Summa Health System, St Thomas Hospital, Akron, OH 44310, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 44:284-92. 2003
    ..For example, no difference was found in rates of major depressive disorder, a condition that is more prevalent in females. Thus, BPD pathology may be a prevailing characterization that can attenuate usual gender-based distinctions...
  31. ncbi request reprint Major depressive disorder and borderline personality disorder revisited: longitudinal interactions
    John G Gunderson
    Harvard Medical School and McLean Hospital, Boston, Mass 02478, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 65:1049-56. 2004
    ..This report investigates the longitudinal association of changes in major depressive disorder (MDD) and borderline personality disorder...
  32. ncbi request reprint Ethnicity and four personality disorders
    Denise A Chavira
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 44:483-91. 2003
    ..The factors contributing to these differences warrant further investigation...
  33. pmc Two-year prospective naturalistic study of remission from major depressive disorder as a function of personality disorder comorbidity
    Carlos M Grilo
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 73:78-85. 2005
    ..These PDs emerged as robust predictors of slowed remission from MDD even when controlling for other negative prognostic predictors...
  34. ncbi request reprint Descriptive and longitudinal observations on the relationship of borderline personality disorder and bipolar disorder
    John G Gunderson
    McLean Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Belmont, MA
    Am J Psychiatry 163:1173-8. 2006
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  35. ncbi request reprint Predictors of 2-year outcome for patients with borderline personality disorder
    John G Gunderson
    McLean Hospital, 155 Mill St, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 163:822-6. 2006
    ..The primary purpose of this report was to investigate whether characteristics of subjects with borderline personality disorder observed at baseline can predict variations in outcome at the 2-year follow-up...
  36. pmc Effects of personality disorders on functioning and well-being in major depressive disorder
    Andrew E Skodol
    Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Psychiatr Pract 11:363-8. 2005
    ..Patients with depressive disorders have limitations in physical and emotional functioning comparable to patients with chronic medical conditions. Personality disorders (PDs) are also known to be associated with functional impairment...
  37. pmc The Collaborative Longitudinal Personality Disorders Study (CLPS): overview and implications
    Andrew E Skodol
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, NY 10032, USA
    J Pers Disord 19:487-504. 2005
    ..Taken together, our results lead us to hypothesize that PDs may be reconceptualized as hybrids of stable personality traits and intermittently expressed symptomatic behaviors...
  38. pmc Two-year stability and change of schizotypal, borderline, avoidant, and obsessive-compulsive personality disorders
    Carlos M Grilo
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 72:767-75. 2004
    ..Dimensionally, these findings suggest that PDs may be characterized by maladaptive trait constellations that are stable in their structure (individual differences) but can change in severity or expression over time...
  39. ncbi request reprint Overview of workshop on drug abuse and suicidal behavior
    Lynda Erinoff
    Drug Alcohol Depend 76:S3-9. 2004
  40. pmc Stability of functional impairment in patients with schizotypal, borderline, avoidant, or obsessive-compulsive personality disorder over two years
    Andrew E Skodol
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Psychol Med 35:443-51. 2005
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  41. ncbi request reprint The natural course of bulimia nervosa and eating disorder not otherwise specified is not influenced by personality disorders
    Carlos M Grilo
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06519, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 34:319-30. 2003
    ..To examine prospectively the natural course of bulimia nervosa (BN) and eating disorder not otherwise specified (EDNOS) and to test the effects of personality disorder (PD) comorbidity on the outcomes...
  42. pmc Childhood antecedents of avoidant personality disorder: a retrospective study
    David C Rettew
    Harvard Medical School and McLean Hospital, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 42:1122-30. 2003
    ..To explore potential risk factors and early manifestations of avoidant personality disorder (AVPD) by examining retrospective reports of social functioning and adverse childhood experiences...
  43. ncbi request reprint Combined dialectical behavior therapy and fluoxetine in the treatment of borderline personality disorder
    Elizabeth B Simpson
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts Mental Health Center, 74 Fenwood Road, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 65:379-85. 2004
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal diagnostic efficiency of DSM-IV criteria for borderline personality disorder: a 2-year prospective study
    Carlos M Grilo
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Can J Psychiatry 52:357-62. 2007
    ..To examine the longitudinal diagnostic efficiency of the DSM-IV criteria for borderline personality disorder (BPD)...
  45. pmc Positive childhood experiences: resilience and recovery from personality disorder in early adulthood
    Andrew E Skodol
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:1102-8. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to prospectively investigate the association between positive childhood experiences related to resiliency and remission from personality disorder...
  46. ncbi request reprint Testing an APA practice guideline: symptom-targeted medication utilization for patients with borderline personality disorder
    John M Oldham
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
    J Psychiatr Pract 10:156-61. 2004
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  47. ncbi request reprint Comparison of alternative models for personality disorders
    Leslie C Morey
    Psychology Department, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4235, USA
    Psychol Med 37:983-94. 2007
    ..The categorical classification system for personality disorder (PD) has been frequently criticized and several alternative dimensional models have been proposed...
  48. pmc Prospective assessment of treatment use by patients with personality disorders
    Donna S Bender
    Department of Psychiatry, New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1051 Riverside Drive, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:254-7. 2006
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  49. ncbi request reprint Ethnicity and mental health treatment utilization by patients with personality disorders
    Donna S Bender
    Institute for Mental Health Research, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 75:992-9. 2007
    ..Future studies need to assess specific barriers to adequate and appropriate treatments for minority individuals with PDs...

Research Grants2

  1. Dispositional Affect, Family Environment, and Adolescent Suicidality
    Shirley Yen; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The proposed study would address a significant gap in knowledge, as it would be the first prospective study to examine BPD traits as well as the first study to examine key predictor variables dynamically, in suicidal adolescents. ..