Ronald J Gurrera

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Cognitive task performance and symptoms contribute to personality abnormalities in first hospitalized schizophrenia
    Ronald J Gurrera
    VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA, USA Harvard Medical School, Department of Psychiatry, Boston, MA, USA Electronic address
    J Psychiatr Res 55:68-76. 2014
  2. doi request reprint An international consensus study of neuroleptic malignant syndrome diagnostic criteria using the Delphi method
    Ronald J Gurrera
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 72:1222-8. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Agreement between instruments for rating treatment decisional capacity
    Ronald J Gurrera
    Mental Health Service, VA Boston Healthcare System, Harvard Medical School Department of Psychiatry, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 15:168-73. 2007
  4. pmc Reasoning in the capacity to make medical decisions: the consideration of values
    Michele J Karel
    Mental Health Service, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, USA
    J Clin Ethics 21:58-71. 2010
  5. pmc Neuropsychological disturbance in schizophrenia: a diffusion tensor imaging study
    Paul G Nestor
    Department of Psychology, University of Massachusetts, Boston, MA 02125 3393, USA
    Neuropsychology 22:246-54. 2008
  6. pmc Neuropsychological predictors of decision-making capacity over 9 months in mild-to-moderate dementia
    Jennifer Moye
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School and Mental Health Service Line, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA 02301, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:78-83. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Episodic memory and neuroimaging of hippocampus and fornix in chronic schizophrenia
    Paul G Nestor
    Department of Psychology, University of Massachusetts, Boston, MA 02125 3393, USA
    Psychiatry Res 155:21-8. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Capacity to consent to treatment: empirical comparison of three instruments in older adults with and without dementia
    Jennifer Moye
    Boston VA Healthcare System, Brockton VA Medical Center, 940 Belmont Street, Brockton, MA 02301, USA
    Gerontologist 44:166-75. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Personality differences in schizophrenia are related to performance on neuropsychological tasks
    Ronald J Gurrera
    VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston and Brockton, Massachusetts 02301, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 193:714-21. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Empirical advances in the assessment of the capacity to consent to medical treatment: clinical implications and research needs
    Jennifer Moye
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston VA Healthcare System, MA 02301, USA
    Clin Psychol Rev 26:1054-77. 2006

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Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Cognitive task performance and symptoms contribute to personality abnormalities in first hospitalized schizophrenia
    Ronald J Gurrera
    VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA, USA Harvard Medical School, Department of Psychiatry, Boston, MA, USA Electronic address
    J Psychiatr Res 55:68-76. 2014
    ..Personality abnormalities in schizophrenia may stem from the neurocognitive deficits associated with this disorder, and add to their adverse effects on social and vocational functioning. ..
  2. doi request reprint An international consensus study of neuroleptic malignant syndrome diagnostic criteria using the Delphi method
    Ronald J Gurrera
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 72:1222-8. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop NMS diagnostic criteria reflecting a broad consensus among clinical knowledge experts, represented by an international multispecialty physician panel...
  3. ncbi request reprint Agreement between instruments for rating treatment decisional capacity
    Ronald J Gurrera
    Mental Health Service, VA Boston Healthcare System, Harvard Medical School Department of Psychiatry, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 15:168-73. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to measure agreement between three treatment decisional capacity assessment instruments in mild to moderate dementia...
  4. pmc Reasoning in the capacity to make medical decisions: the consideration of values
    Michele J Karel
    Mental Health Service, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, USA
    J Clin Ethics 21:58-71. 2010
    ..To examine the contribution of "values-based reasoning" in evaluating older adults' capacity to make medical decisions...
  5. pmc Neuropsychological disturbance in schizophrenia: a diffusion tensor imaging study
    Paul G Nestor
    Department of Psychology, University of Massachusetts, Boston, MA 02125 3393, USA
    Neuropsychology 22:246-54. 2008
    ..Reduced white matter of the CB and the UF may each make distinct contributions to neuropsychological disturbance in schizophrenia...
  6. pmc Neuropsychological predictors of decision-making capacity over 9 months in mild-to-moderate dementia
    Jennifer Moye
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School and Mental Health Service Line, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA 02301, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:78-83. 2006
    ..Older adults with dementia may have diminished capacity to make medical treatment decisions...
  7. ncbi request reprint Episodic memory and neuroimaging of hippocampus and fornix in chronic schizophrenia
    Paul G Nestor
    Department of Psychology, University of Massachusetts, Boston, MA 02125 3393, USA
    Psychiatry Res 155:21-8. 2007
    ..However, increased hippocampal volume correlated, in the negative direction, with lower scores for executive functioning and IQ in the control subset. Implications of these results are discussed...
  8. ncbi request reprint Capacity to consent to treatment: empirical comparison of three instruments in older adults with and without dementia
    Jennifer Moye
    Boston VA Healthcare System, Brockton VA Medical Center, 940 Belmont Street, Brockton, MA 02301, USA
    Gerontologist 44:166-75. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare adults with and without dementia on capacities to consent to treatment as assessed by three instruments...
  9. ncbi request reprint Personality differences in schizophrenia are related to performance on neuropsychological tasks
    Ronald J Gurrera
    VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston and Brockton, Massachusetts 02301, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 193:714-21. 2005
    ..Longitudinal studies utilizing more comprehensive measures of neurocognitive performance are needed to define further the relationship between neuropsychological function and personality in schizophrenia...
  10. ncbi request reprint Empirical advances in the assessment of the capacity to consent to medical treatment: clinical implications and research needs
    Jennifer Moye
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston VA Healthcare System, MA 02301, USA
    Clin Psychol Rev 26:1054-77. 2006
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  11. ncbi request reprint Meta-analytic evidence of systematic bias in estimates of neuroleptic malignant syndrome incidence
    Ronald J Gurrera
    Department of Psychiatry and VA Boston Healthcare System, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 48:205-11. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to examine published reports for sources of excessive variance in neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS) incidence estimates...
  12. ncbi request reprint Auditory P3 indexes personality traits and cognitive function in healthy men and women
    Ronald J Gurrera
    Harvard Medical School, Department of Psychiatry, Boston MA, USA
    Psychiatry Res 133:215-28. 2005
    ..The physiological significance of these relationships is not yet clear, but these results suggest that neural assemblies indexed by P3 may subserve both elemental cognition and healthy personality function...
  13. pmc Neuropsychological correlates of diffusion tensor imaging in schizophrenia
    Paul G Nestor
    Clinical Neuroscience Division, Laboratory of Neuroscience, Boston Veterans Affairs Health Care System Brockton Division, Brockton, MA 02301, USA
    Neuropsychology 18:629-37. 2004
    ..The data suggested abnormal DTI patterns linking declarative-episodic verbal memory deficits to the left UF and executive function deficits to the left CB among patients with schizophrenia...
  14. pmc The five-factor model in schizotypal personality disorder
    Ronald J Gurrera
    Harvard Medical School, Department of Psychiatry, Boston, MA, USA
    Schizophr Res 80:243-51. 2005
    ..These findings suggest that gender-associated differences in openness may account for prior inconsistent findings regarding this dimension, and they further underscore the importance of examining gender effects in future studies of SPD...
  15. pmc Association between reduced extraversion and right posterior fusiform gyrus gray matter reduction in chronic schizophrenia
    Toshiaki Onitsuka
    Department of Psychiatry, Boston VA Healthcare System Brockton Division, Harvard Medical School, 940 Belmont St, Brockton, MA 02301, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 162:599-601. 2005
    ..The authors examined the association between volume of the fusiform gyrus, a region involved in face processing, and the personality trait of extraversion in patients with schizophrenia...
  16. pmc Dissociable contributions of MRI volume reductions of superior temporal and fusiform gyri to symptoms and neuropsychology in schizophrenia
    Paul G Nestor
    Department of Psychology, University of Massachusetts, Boston, MA 02125 3393, United States
    Schizophr Res 91:103-6. 2007
    ..STG and FG volume reductions may each make distinct contributions to symptoms and cognitive deficits of schizophrenia...
  17. pmc The uncinate fasciculus and extraversion in schizotypal personality disorder: a diffusion tensor imaging study
    Ronald J Gurrera
    Schizophr Res 90:360-2. 2007