Alice Medalia

Summary

Affiliation: Columbia University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Do people with schizophrenia who have objective cognitive impairment identify cognitive deficits on a self report measure?
    Alice Medalia
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 180 Fort Washington Ave, HP234, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Schizophr Res 105:156-64. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Does cognitive remediation for schizophrenia improve functional outcomes?
    Alice Medalia
    Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Department of Psychiatry, New York, New York, USA
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 26:151-7. 2013
  3. doi request reprint The efficacy of a brief psycho-educational intervention to improve awareness of cognitive dysfunction in schizophrenia
    Alice Medalia
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 180 Fort Washington Avenue HP234, NY 10021, USA
    Psychiatry Res 199:164-8. 2012
  4. pmc The role of motivation for treatment success
    Alice Medalia
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, 180 Fort Washington Avenue HP234, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Schizophr Bull 37:S122-8. 2011
  5. pmc In search of a theoretical structure for understanding motivation in schizophrenia
    Alice Medalia
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 180 Fort Washington Avenue, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Schizophr Bull 36:912-8. 2010
  6. doi request reprint A comparison of insight into clinical symptoms versus insight into neuro-cognitive symptoms in schizophrenia
    Alice Medalia
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 180 Fort Washington Ave, HP234, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Schizophr Res 118:134-9. 2010
  7. pmc Insight into neurocognitive dysfunction in schizophrenia
    Alice Medalia
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10467, USA
    Schizophr Bull 34:1221-30. 2008
  8. pmc Expectancy-value theory in persistence of learning effects in schizophrenia: role of task value and perceived competency
    Jimmy Choi
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Mental Health Services and Policy Research, Columbia University Medical Center, 1051 Riverside Drive, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Schizophr Bull 36:957-65. 2010
  9. pmc Intrinsic motivation inventory: an adapted measure for schizophrenia research
    Jimmy Choi
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Mental Health Services and Policy Research, Columbia University Medical Center, 1051 Riverside Drive, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Schizophr Bull 36:966-76. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Self-awareness of cognitive functioning in schizophrenia
    Alice Medalia
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, klau 2, 111 East 210 Street Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Schizophr Res 71:331-8. 2004

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. doi request reprint Do people with schizophrenia who have objective cognitive impairment identify cognitive deficits on a self report measure?
    Alice Medalia
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 180 Fort Washington Ave, HP234, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Schizophr Res 105:156-64. 2008
    ..The MIC-SR captures a range of awareness of cognitive difficulty. The data indicates that there are many patients who would benefit from psycho-education about the impact of schizophrenia on neuro-cognition...
  2. doi request reprint Does cognitive remediation for schizophrenia improve functional outcomes?
    Alice Medalia
    Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Department of Psychiatry, New York, New York, USA
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 26:151-7. 2013
    ..A number of recently published articles specifically address the issues impacting the effectiveness of cognitive remediation at improving psychosocial outcomes...
  3. doi request reprint The efficacy of a brief psycho-educational intervention to improve awareness of cognitive dysfunction in schizophrenia
    Alice Medalia
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 180 Fort Washington Avenue HP234, NY 10021, USA
    Psychiatry Res 199:164-8. 2012
    ....
  4. pmc The role of motivation for treatment success
    Alice Medalia
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, 180 Fort Washington Avenue HP234, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Schizophr Bull 37:S122-8. 2011
    ....
  5. pmc In search of a theoretical structure for understanding motivation in schizophrenia
    Alice Medalia
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 180 Fort Washington Avenue, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Schizophr Bull 36:912-8. 2010
    ....
  6. doi request reprint A comparison of insight into clinical symptoms versus insight into neuro-cognitive symptoms in schizophrenia
    Alice Medalia
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 180 Fort Washington Ave, HP234, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Schizophr Res 118:134-9. 2010
    ..To address this problem, pharmacologic and behavioral treatments are being developed for cognitive impairments, but they will not be well utilized if people with schizophrenia do not perceive a need for treatment...
  7. pmc Insight into neurocognitive dysfunction in schizophrenia
    Alice Medalia
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10467, USA
    Schizophr Bull 34:1221-30. 2008
    ..This finding has potential implications for treatment programs seeking to improve cognitive functioning in schizophrenia...
  8. pmc Expectancy-value theory in persistence of learning effects in schizophrenia: role of task value and perceived competency
    Jimmy Choi
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Mental Health Services and Policy Research, Columbia University Medical Center, 1051 Riverside Drive, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Schizophr Bull 36:957-65. 2010
    ..Treatment issues related to instilling self-efficacy in cognitive recovery programs are discussed...
  9. pmc Intrinsic motivation inventory: an adapted measure for schizophrenia research
    Jimmy Choi
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Mental Health Services and Policy Research, Columbia University Medical Center, 1051 Riverside Drive, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Schizophr Bull 36:966-76. 2010
    ..The IMI-SR is a viable instrument to measure IM in schizophrenia as part of a cognitive remediation protocol or psychosocial rehabilitation program...
  10. ncbi request reprint Self-awareness of cognitive functioning in schizophrenia
    Alice Medalia
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, klau 2, 111 East 210 Street Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Schizophr Res 71:331-8. 2004
    ..However, clinicians were also poor at classifying cognitive status consistent with neuropsychological test results. The implications of these findings for understanding insight in schizophrenia are discussed...
  11. ncbi request reprint Psychometric properties of the web-based work-readiness cognitive screen used as a neuropsychological assessment tool for schizophrenia
    Alice Medalia
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, NY 10467, USA
    Comput Methods Programs Biomed 80:93-102. 2005
    ..Working memory was found to be the most significant factor distinguishing diagnostic groups. These preliminary studies suggest that the WCS is a useful, time- and cost-effective cognitive screening measure for schizophrenia...
  12. doi request reprint The Measure of Insight into Cognition: reliability and validity of clinician-rated and self-report scales of neurocognitive insight for schizophrenia
    Alice M Saperstein
    Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Department of Psychiatry, 1051 Riverside Drive, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Schizophr Res 134:54-8. 2012
    ..The MIC-CR and MIC-SR are thus reliable and valid complementary instruments to assess neurocognitive insight in people with schizophrenia spectrum disorders...
  13. pmc Intrinsic motivation and learning in a schizophrenia spectrum sample
    Jimmy Choi
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Mental Health Services and Policy Research, Columbia University Medical Center, New York 10032, USA
    Schizophr Res 118:12-9. 2010
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Pharmacotherapy of cognitive deficits in schizophrenia
    Lewis A Opler
    1 Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    CNS Spectr 19:142-56. 2014
    ..Recent work has identified agents that, when added to antipsychotics, improve cognition in schizophrenia. This work and hypothesized mechanisms of action will be reviewed. ..
  15. ncbi request reprint Integrating psychopharmacology and cognitive remediation to treat cognitive dysfunction in the psychotic disorders
    Alice Medalia
    1 Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, USA
    CNS Spectr 19:115-20. 2014
    ..Finally, we will address methodological issues to be considered for future research on combined pharmacological and CR interventions. ..
  16. ncbi request reprint Treatment of cognitive dysfunction in psychiatric disorders
    Alice Medalia
    Montefiore Medical Center and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    J Psychiatr Pract 10:17-25. 2004
    ..The evidence for efficacy is reviewed and recommendations are made for ways to begin addressing cognitive impairment in mainstream psychiatric practice...
  17. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological sequelae of ethylene glycol intoxication: a case study
    Bryan M Freilich
    Department of Psychology, Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Appl Neuropsychol 14:56-61. 2007
    ..These findings suggest that EG intoxication is capable of causing lasting neuropsychological sequelae despite evidence of relatively normal neuroradiologic findings...
  18. ncbi request reprint What predicts a good response to cognitive remediation interventions?
    Alice Medalia
    Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Schizophr Bull 31:942-53. 2005
    ..While the issue of treatment intensity appears to be especially salient, there is evidence that to some extent patient and treatment variables intertwine to produce a positive response to cognitive remediation...
  19. doi request reprint Cognitive remediation in schizophrenia
    Alice Medalia
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    Neuropsychol Rev 19:353-64. 2009
    ..Reciprocal interactions between baseline ability level, the type of instructional techniques used, and motivation provide some explanatory power for the heterogeneity in patient response to cognitive remediation...
  20. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with a positive response to cognitive remediation in a community psychiatric sample
    Jimmy Choi
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 56:602-4. 2005
    ..This study underscores the importance of addressing treatment intensity in the implementation of cognitive remediation in the community and highlights the potential contribution of motivation to treatment adherence...
  21. pmc Cognitive deficit and mental health in homeless transition-age youth
    Alice M Saperstein
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York andDivision of Mental Health Service and Policy Research, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, New York
    Pediatrics 134:e138-45. 2014
    ..This study aimed to address this knowledge gap by examining the prevalence and functional significance of cognitive impairment and mental health disorders in a sample of 18- to 22-year-old homeless youth...
  22. doi request reprint A conceptual introduction to cognitive remediation for memory deficits associated with right unilateral electroconvulsive therapy
    Jimmy Choi
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    J ECT 27:286-91. 2011
    ..Mem-ECT is designed to help memories that are usually compromised after ECT to remain relatively preserved...
  23. ncbi request reprint Cognitive dysfunction and competency restoration: using cognitive remediation to help restore the unrestorable
    Evan Schwalbe
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 180 Fort Washington Avenue, HP234, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 35:518-25. 2007
    ..We argue that cognitive remediation would serve as a helpful form of treatment for incompetent patients to improve their cognitive functioning and consequently, their likelihood of being found competent...
  24. ncbi request reprint Rehab rounds: Cognitive remediation in the supportive housing setting
    Alice Medalia
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 111 East 210th Street, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 54:1219-20. 2003