Susan McGurk

Summary

Affiliation: Dartmouth Medical School
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Implementation of the thinking skills for work program in a psychosocial clubhouse
    Susan R McGurk
    Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School
    Psychiatr Rehabil J 33:190-9. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint The effects of clozapine and risperidone on spatial working memory in schizophrenia
    Susan R McGurk
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Pl, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 162:1013-6. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Cognitive training and supported employment for persons with severe mental illness: one-year results from a randomized controlled trial
    Susan R McGurk
    New Hampshire Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center, Dartmouth Medical School, Concord, NH 03301, USA
    Schizophr Bull 31:898-909. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Cognitive and clinical predictors of work outcomes in clients with schizophrenia receiving supported employment services: 4-year follow-up
    Susan R McGurk
    Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 33:598-606. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Strategies for coping with cognitive impairments of clients in supported employment
    Susan R McGurk
    New Hampshire Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center, Concord 03301, and Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:1421-9. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Cognitive training for supported employment: 2-3 year outcomes of a randomized controlled trial
    Susan R McGurk
    New Hampshire Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center, Concord, NH 03301, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 164:437-41. 2007
  7. pmc Work, recovery, and comorbidity in schizophrenia: a randomized controlled trial of cognitive remediation
    Susan R McGurk
    Schizophr Bull 35:319-35. 2009
  8. pmc A meta-analysis of cognitive remediation in schizophrenia
    Susan R McGurk
    Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center, 105 Pleasant Street, Concord, NH 03301, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 164:1791-802. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Antipsychotic and anticholinergic effects on two types of spatial memory in schizophrenia
    Susan R McGurk
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Fourth Floor, 1425 Madison Avenue, Box 1230, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Schizophr Res 68:225-33. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Cognitive and symptom predictors of work outcomes for clients with schizophrenia in supported employment
    Susan R McGurk
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029 6574, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 54:1129-35. 2003

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. ncbi request reprint Implementation of the thinking skills for work program in a psychosocial clubhouse
    Susan R McGurk
    Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School
    Psychiatr Rehabil J 33:190-9. 2010
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint The effects of clozapine and risperidone on spatial working memory in schizophrenia
    Susan R McGurk
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Pl, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 162:1013-6. 2005
    ..The purpose of this investigation was to evaluate the effects of clozapine and risperidone on spatial working memory in patients with schizophrenia...
  3. ncbi request reprint Cognitive training and supported employment for persons with severe mental illness: one-year results from a randomized controlled trial
    Susan R McGurk
    New Hampshire Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center, Dartmouth Medical School, Concord, NH 03301, USA
    Schizophr Bull 31:898-909. 2005
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Cognitive and clinical predictors of work outcomes in clients with schizophrenia receiving supported employment services: 4-year follow-up
    Susan R McGurk
    Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 33:598-606. 2006
    ..g., cognitive rehabilitation) may optimize employment outcomes in schizophrenia...
  5. ncbi request reprint Strategies for coping with cognitive impairments of clients in supported employment
    Susan R McGurk
    New Hampshire Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center, Concord 03301, and Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:1421-9. 2006
    ..This study evaluated the strategies used by employment specialists to help clients in supported employment programs manage cognitive impairments that interfered with obtaining and keeping jobs...
  6. ncbi request reprint Cognitive training for supported employment: 2-3 year outcomes of a randomized controlled trial
    Susan R McGurk
    New Hampshire Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center, Concord, NH 03301, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 164:437-41. 2007
    ....
  7. pmc Work, recovery, and comorbidity in schizophrenia: a randomized controlled trial of cognitive remediation
    Susan R McGurk
    Schizophr Bull 35:319-35. 2009
    ..More research is warranted to evaluate the interactions between substance abuse and medical comorbidity with vocational rehabilitation and cognitive remediation...
  8. pmc A meta-analysis of cognitive remediation in schizophrenia
    Susan R McGurk
    Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center, 105 Pleasant Street, Concord, NH 03301, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 164:1791-802. 2007
    ..This study evaluated the effects of cognitive remediation for improving cognitive performance, symptoms, and psychosocial functioning in schizophrenia...
  9. ncbi request reprint Antipsychotic and anticholinergic effects on two types of spatial memory in schizophrenia
    Susan R McGurk
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Fourth Floor, 1425 Madison Avenue, Box 1230, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Schizophr Res 68:225-33. 2004
    ..The relative benefits of risperidone on spatial working memory performance were largely explained by differential benztropine treatment for the haloperidol-treated subjects...
  10. ncbi request reprint Cognitive and symptom predictors of work outcomes for clients with schizophrenia in supported employment
    Susan R McGurk
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029 6574, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 54:1129-35. 2003
    ..This study examined the relationships of measures of cognitive functioning and psychiatric symptoms with work outcomes and use of vocational services for clients with schizophrenia in a supported employment program...
  11. doi request reprint Cognitive remediation and vocational rehabilitation
    Susan R McGurk
    Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center, Dartmouth Medical School, Concord, NH 03301, USA
    Psychiatr Rehabil J 31:350-9. 2008
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  12. ncbi request reprint Augmenting atypical antipsychotics with a cognitive enhancer (donepezil) improves regional brain activity in schizophrenia patients: a pilot double-blind placebo controlled BOLD fMRI study
    Ziad Nahas
    Brain Stimulation Laboratory, Center for Advanced Imaging Research, Department of Psychiatry, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Neurocase 9:274-82. 2003
    ..This pilot study supports the cingulate's role in modulating cognition and neuronal connectivity in schizophrenia...
  13. ncbi request reprint Correlates of change in functional status of institutionalized geriatric schizophrenic patients: focus on medical comorbidity
    Joseph I Friedman
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 159:1388-94. 2002
    ..While cognitive impairment has proven to be a major predictor of overall functional deficit in schizophrenia, other potential factors, such as medical comorbidity, need to be considered...
  14. ncbi request reprint Schizophrenia
    Kim T Mueser
    New Hampshire Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth
    Lancet 363:2063-72. 2004
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  15. ncbi request reprint Cognitive functioning predicts outpatient service utilization in schizophrenia
    Susan R McGurk
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029 6574, USA
    Ment Health Serv Res 6:185-8. 2004
    ..More case management services may be required to compensate for impairments in executive functioning in patients with schizophrenia...
  16. ncbi request reprint Changes in cognitive functioning with risperidone and olanzapine treatment: a large-scale, double-blind, randomized study
    Philip D Harvey
    Department of Psychiatry, Mt Sinai School of Medicine, Box 1229, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 169:404-11. 2003
    ..The effects of risperidone and olanzapine on cognitive functioning in patients with schizophrenia were compared in a randomized, double-blind trial...
  17. ncbi request reprint Donepezil effects on mood in patients with schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder
    S Craig Risch
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0984, USA
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 9:603-5. 2006
    ..Thus, in this study, donepezil did not induce or worsen depressive symptoms in schizophrenic and schizoaffective disorder patients...
  18. ncbi request reprint Cognitive functioning, symptoms, and work in supported employment: a review and heuristic model
    Susan R McGurk
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1425 Madison Ave, Box 1230, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Schizophr Res 70:147-73. 2004
    ..There is a need to better understand how illness-related impairments interfere with work, and how supported employment services deal with those impairments in order to improve the employment outcomes of clients with SMI...
  19. ncbi request reprint Working memory performance in poor outcome schizophrenia: relationship to age and executive functioning
    Susan R McGurk
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 26:153-60. 2004
    ..These findings indicate that LNS may be an index of executive functioning, particularly in patients who cannot perform the WCST...
  20. pmc Cortical neuritic plaques and hippocampal neurofibrillary tangles are related to dementia severity in elderly schizophrenia patients
    Michael A Rapp
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10128, USA
    Schizophr Res 116:90-6. 2010
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  21. ncbi request reprint Cognitive functioning and employment in severe mental illness
    Susan R McGurk
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Northport, New York, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 191:789-98. 2003
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  22. ncbi request reprint Validity and stability of performance-based estimates of premorbid educational functioning in older patients with schizophrenia
    Philip D Harvey
    Department of Psychiatry, Mt Sinai School of Medicine, 1425 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 28:178-92. 2006
    ..The results of these two studies suggest that word-recognition reading skills are useful screening instruments to estimate premorbid functioning even in deteriorated patients with schizophrenia...
  23. ncbi request reprint RNA editing and alternative splicing of human serotonin 2C receptor in schizophrenia
    Stella Dracheva
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine and Bronx Veterans Affairs Medical Center, New York 10468, USA
    J Neurochem 87:1402-12. 2003
    ..Quantitation of 5-HT2CR and 5-HT2CR-tr mRNA variants revealed that the expression of 5-HT2CR-tr was approximately 50% of that observed for the full-length isoform...
  24. ncbi request reprint GAD67 and GAD65 mRNA and protein expression in cerebrocortical regions of elderly patients with schizophrenia
    Stella Dracheva
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    J Neurosci Res 76:581-92. 2004
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  25. pmc Cognitive effects of olanzapine treatment in schizophrenia
    Susan R McGurk
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York City, NY, USA
    MedGenMed 6:27. 2004
    ..The basis for the improvement in cognitive scores, which should lead to improvement in role functioning if real, is discussed...
  26. ncbi request reprint mRNA expression of AMPA receptors and AMPA receptor binding proteins in the cerebral cortex of elderly schizophrenics
    Stella Dracheva
    Department of Psychiatry, The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    J Neurosci Res 79:868-78. 2005
    ..Small but significant differences in the amounts of GluR2, GluR3, and GRIP mRNAs were detected between the two cortical areas: more GluR3 and GRIP but less GluR2 were detected in the DLPFC than in the occipital cortex...
  27. ncbi request reprint Double-blind donepezil-placebo crossover augmentation study of atypical antipsychotics in chronic, stable schizophrenia: a pilot study
    S Craig Risch
    Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute, University of California San Francisco 94143 0984, USA
    Schizophr Res 93:131-5. 2007
    ..018, n=13). These results are discussed with respect to other studies using cholinesterase inhibitors as an augmentation strategy in schizophrenia...
  28. ncbi request reprint The neurocognitive effects of low-dose haloperidol: a two-year comparison with risperidone
    Michael F Green
    Veterans Affairs VISN 22 Mental Illness Research Education and Clinical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 51:972-8. 2002
    ..This study examined the neurocognitive effects of low-dose haloperidol compared with risperidone over a 2-year period...

Research Grants4

  1. Cognitive Training and Supported Employment for SMI
    Susan McGurk; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..If found to be effective, this cognitive training program will enable many people with severe mental illness to work and live more productive lives. ..
  2. Cognitive Training and Supported Employment for SMI
    Susan McGurk; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..If found to be effective, this cognitive training program will enable many people with severe mental illness to work and live more productive lives. ..