M M Kurtz

Summary

Affiliation: Hartford Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Neurocognitive function in schizophrenia at a 10-year follow-up: a preliminary investigation
    Matthew M Kurtz
    Schizophrenia Rehabilitation Program, Institute of Living, 200 Retreat Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    CNS Spectr 10:277-80. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Differences in performance and learning proficiency on the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test in schizophrenia: do they reflect distinct neurocognitive subtypes with distinct functional profiles?
    Matthew M Kurtz
    Schizophrenia Rehabilitation Program and Olin Neuropsychiatry Research Center, Institute of Living, 200 Retreat Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Schizophr Res 81:167-71. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Neurocognitive impairment across the lifespan in schizophrenia: an update
    Matthew M Kurtz
    Schizophrenia Rehabilitation Program, Institute of Living, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Schizophr Res 74:15-26. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint The Penn Conditional Exclusion Test (PCET): relationship to the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test and work function in patients with schizophrenia
    Matthew M Kurtz
    Schizophrenia Rehabilitation Program and Neuropsychiatry Research Center, Institute of Living, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Schizophr Res 68:95-102. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint The Penn Conditional Exclusion Test: a new measure of executive-function with alternate forms of repeat administration
    Matthew M Kurtz
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 19:191-201. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Symptoms versus neurocognitive skills as correlates of everyday functioning in severe mental illness
    Matthew M Kurtz
    Institute of Living, Schizophrenia Rehabilitation Program, Yale School of Medicine, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Expert Rev Neurother 6:47-56. 2006
  7. pmc A virtual reality apartment as a measure of medication management skills in patients with schizophrenia: a pilot study
    Matthew M Kurtz
    Schizophrenia Rehabilitation Program, Institute of Living, 200 Retreat Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Schizophr Bull 33:1162-70. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Approaches to cognitive remediation of neuropsychological deficits in schizophrenia: a review and meta-analysis
    M M Kurtz
    Schizophrenia Rehabilitation Program, Institute of Living, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
    Neuropsychol Rev 11:197-210. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of an attention- and memory-training program on neuropsychological deficits in schizophrenia
    M M Kurtz
    Brain Behavior Laboratory, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 15:75-80. 2001
  10. pmc Computer-assisted cognitive remediation in schizophrenia: what is the active ingredient?
    Matthew M Kurtz
    Schizophrenia Rehabilitation and Resource Center, Institute of Living, Hartford, CT, United States
    Schizophr Res 89:251-60. 2007

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint Neurocognitive function in schizophrenia at a 10-year follow-up: a preliminary investigation
    Matthew M Kurtz
    Schizophrenia Rehabilitation Program, Institute of Living, 200 Retreat Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    CNS Spectr 10:277-80. 2005
    ..The goal of the study was to evaluate changes in full-scale intelligence quotient and neurocognitive test performance over a 10-year interval in patients with schizophrenia...
  2. ncbi request reprint Differences in performance and learning proficiency on the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test in schizophrenia: do they reflect distinct neurocognitive subtypes with distinct functional profiles?
    Matthew M Kurtz
    Schizophrenia Rehabilitation Program and Olin Neuropsychiatry Research Center, Institute of Living, 200 Retreat Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Schizophr Res 81:167-71. 2006
    ..The intact WCST subgroup had greater functional capacity than either "strong" or "poor" learners. These subtypes may have implications for response to behavioral treatment interventions...
  3. ncbi request reprint Neurocognitive impairment across the lifespan in schizophrenia: an update
    Matthew M Kurtz
    Schizophrenia Rehabilitation Program, Institute of Living, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Schizophr Res 74:15-26. 2005
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint The Penn Conditional Exclusion Test (PCET): relationship to the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test and work function in patients with schizophrenia
    Matthew M Kurtz
    Schizophrenia Rehabilitation Program and Neuropsychiatry Research Center, Institute of Living, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Schizophr Res 68:95-102. 2004
    ..These results provide the first evidence of criterion-related validity for the PCET and are part of a growing literature suggesting a relationship between performance on measures of executive function and work skills...
  5. ncbi request reprint The Penn Conditional Exclusion Test: a new measure of executive-function with alternate forms of repeat administration
    Matthew M Kurtz
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 19:191-201. 2004
    ..Divergent validity was established through low, nonsignificant correlations between the PCET and measures of facial emotion recognition, word and face memory, visuospatial function, and verbal reasoning...
  6. ncbi request reprint Symptoms versus neurocognitive skills as correlates of everyday functioning in severe mental illness
    Matthew M Kurtz
    Institute of Living, Schizophrenia Rehabilitation Program, Yale School of Medicine, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Expert Rev Neurother 6:47-56. 2006
    ..The implications of these findings for guiding future research are discussed...
  7. pmc A virtual reality apartment as a measure of medication management skills in patients with schizophrenia: a pilot study
    Matthew M Kurtz
    Schizophrenia Rehabilitation Program, Institute of Living, 200 Retreat Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Schizophr Bull 33:1162-70. 2007
    ..This is the first study, to our knowledge, to provide evidence for the utility of VR technology in the assessment of instrumental role functioning in patients with schizophrenia...
  8. ncbi request reprint Approaches to cognitive remediation of neuropsychological deficits in schizophrenia: a review and meta-analysis
    M M Kurtz
    Schizophrenia Rehabilitation Program, Institute of Living, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
    Neuropsychol Rev 11:197-210. 2001
    ..A similar encoding procedure, combined with vigilance training, produces substantial improvement in social cue recognition. Avenues for future research are discussed...
  9. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of an attention- and memory-training program on neuropsychological deficits in schizophrenia
    M M Kurtz
    Brain Behavior Laboratory, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 15:75-80. 2001
    ..The results of this study are discussed with a view toward future studies using larger sample sizes with homogeneous subject populations...
  10. pmc Computer-assisted cognitive remediation in schizophrenia: what is the active ingredient?
    Matthew M Kurtz
    Schizophrenia Rehabilitation and Resource Center, Institute of Living, Hartford, CT, United States
    Schizophr Res 89:251-60. 2007
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Symptoms versus neurocognitive test performance as predictors of psychosocial status in schizophrenia: a 1- and 4-year prospective study
    Matthew M Kurtz
    Schizophrenia Rehabilitation Program, Neuropsychiatry Research Center, Institute of Living, 200 Retreat Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Schizophr Bull 31:167-74. 2005
    ..The significance of these findings for the development and assessment of novel treatment interventions for schizophrenia is discussed...
  12. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the continuous performance test with and without working memory demands in healthy controls and patients with schizophrenia
    M M Kurtz
    Brain Behavior Laboratory, Department of Psychiatry, 10th Floor Gates Building, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Schizophr Res 48:307-16. 2001
    ..These results support previous conclusions that sustained visual attention in schizophrenia is a core information processing deficit, not directly related to symptomatology...
  13. ncbi request reprint Cognitive impairment and functional status in elderly institutionalized patients with schizophrenia
    M M Kurtz
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:631-8. 2001
    ..The relationship of cognitive impairment to functional status in older adults with schizophrenia was investigated...
  14. pmc Symptoms versus neurocognition as predictors of change in life skills in schizophrenia after outpatient rehabilitation
    Matthew M Kurtz
    Department of Psychology, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT 06459, USA
    Schizophr Res 102:303-11. 2008
    ..These findings emphasize the importance of verbal learning for benefiting from psychosocial and cognitive rehabilitation interventions, and suggest the development of alternative rehabilitation strategies for those who do not benefit...
  15. ncbi request reprint Virtual reality assessment of medication compliance in patients with schizophrenia
    Elizabeth K Baker
    Olin Neuropsychiatry Research Center, Institute of Living, Hartford, Connecticut 06106, USA
    Cyberpsychol Behav 9:224-9. 2006
    ..Correlations between the data may suggest a convergent validity for this new VR task. Future research will investigate the validity of this task in predicting additional measures of psychosocial functioning...
  16. ncbi request reprint Development of an abbreviated schizophrenia quality of life scale using a new method
    Warren B Bilker
    Schizophrenia Research Center, Neuropsychiatry Section, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 28:773-7. 2003
    ..This reduces the effort associated with scale administration and is likely to increase the assessment of an important functional domain. Such models can guide efforts for item reduction in other rating instruments...
  17. pmc Elementary neurocognitive function, facial affect recognition and social-skills in schizophrenia
    Melissa B Meyer
    Graduate Institute of Professional Psychology, University of Hartford, Hartford, CT 06117, United States
    Schizophr Res 110:173-9. 2009
    ..These findings may help guide the development and refinement of cognitive and social-cognitive remediation methods for social-skill impairment...
  18. ncbi request reprint Neurocognitive rehabilitation for schizophrenia
    Matthew M Kurtz
    Schizophrenia Rehabilitation Program, Institute of Living, 200 Retreat Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 5:303-10. 2003
    ..A variety of approaches for future research are also discussed...
  19. ncbi request reprint Driving simulator performance in schizophrenia
    Sarah A St Germain
    Schizophr Res 74:121-2. 2005
  20. doi request reprint A meta-analysis of controlled research on social skills training for schizophrenia
    Matthew M Kurtz
    Department of Psychology, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT 06459, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 76:491-504. 2008
    ..52) and negative symptoms (d = 0.40), and small mean effect sizes for other symptoms (d = 0.15) and relapse (d = 0.23). These results support the efficacy of social skills training for improving psychosocial functioning in schizophrenia...

Research Grants2

  1. Treatment Response to Rehabilitation in Schizophrenia
    Matthew Kurtz; Fiscal Year: 2002
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  2. Neurocognitive Rehabilitation for Schizophrenia
    Matthew Kurtz; Fiscal Year: 2007
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