Nancy Docherty

Summary

Affiliation: Kent State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Effects of social cognitive impairment on speech disorder in schizophrenia
    Nancy M Docherty
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    Schizophr Bull 39:608-16. 2013
  2. pmc On identifying the processes underlying schizophrenic speech disorder
    Nancy M Docherty
    Community Support Services, Akron, Ohio, USA
    Schizophr Bull 38:1327-35. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Missing referents, psychotic symptoms, and discriminating the internal from the externalized
    Nancy M Docherty
    Kent State University, Kent, OH, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 121:416-23. 2012
  4. pmc Anxiety interacts with expressed emotion criticism in the prediction of psychotic symptom exacerbation
    Nancy M Docherty
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    Schizophr Bull 37:611-8. 2011
  5. pmc Life events and high-trait reactivity together predict psychotic symptom increases in schizophrenia
    Nancy M Docherty
    Schizophr Bull 35:638-45. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Normal personality characteristics in schizophrenia: a review of the literature involving the FFM
    Thomas J Dinzeo
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio 44240, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:421-9. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint The cognitive origins of specific types of schizophrenic speech disturbances
    Nancy M Docherty
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 163:2111-8. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Expressed emotion and differentiation of self in the relatives of stable schizophrenia outpatients
    N M Docherty
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, OH, USA
    Psychiatry 61:269-78. 1998
  9. ncbi request reprint Cognitive impairments and disordered speech in schizophrenia: thought disorder, disorganization, and communication failure perspectives
    Nancy M Docherty
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 114:269-78. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Stability of formal thought disorder and referential communication disturbances in schizophrenia
    Nancy M Docherty
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Ohio 44242, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 112:469-75. 2003

Research Grants

  1. COGNITIVE BASES OF SCHIZOPHRENIC LANGUAGE SYMPTOMS
    Nancy Docherty; Fiscal Year: 2001
  2. COGNITIVE BASES OF SCHIZOPHRENIC LANGUAGE SYMPTOMS
    Nancy Docherty; Fiscal Year: 2007
  3. COGNITIVE BASES OF SCHIZOPHRENIC LANGUAGE SYMPTOMS
    Nancy Docherty; Fiscal Year: 2009
  4. COGNITIVE BASES OF SCHIZOPHRENIC LANGUAGE SYMPTOMS
    Nancy M Docherty; Fiscal Year: 2010

Detail Information

Publications35

  1. pmc Effects of social cognitive impairment on speech disorder in schizophrenia
    Nancy M Docherty
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    Schizophr Bull 39:608-16. 2013
    ..Schizophrenic disordered speech may be less a concomitant of "positive" psychotic process than of illness-related limitations in neurocognitive and social cognitive functioning...
  2. pmc On identifying the processes underlying schizophrenic speech disorder
    Nancy M Docherty
    Community Support Services, Akron, Ohio, USA
    Schizophr Bull 38:1327-35. 2012
    ..Some other potential contributors to test in future research include auditory attention, internal source memory, emotional disturbances, and social cognitive deficits...
  3. doi request reprint Missing referents, psychotic symptoms, and discriminating the internal from the externalized
    Nancy M Docherty
    Kent State University, Kent, OH, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 121:416-23. 2012
    ..The findings of this study support the idea that missing referents, hallucinations, and delusions have some common process underpinnings. Impairment in internal source memory appears to be one such process...
  4. pmc Anxiety interacts with expressed emotion criticism in the prediction of psychotic symptom exacerbation
    Nancy M Docherty
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    Schizophr Bull 37:611-8. 2011
    ..Objectively measured levels of criticism were more predictive than patient-rated levels of criticism...
  5. pmc Life events and high-trait reactivity together predict psychotic symptom increases in schizophrenia
    Nancy M Docherty
    Schizophr Bull 35:638-45. 2009
    ..Such patients might benefit particularly from interventions designed to assist them in coping with potentially stressful life events and circumstances...
  6. ncbi request reprint Normal personality characteristics in schizophrenia: a review of the literature involving the FFM
    Thomas J Dinzeo
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio 44240, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:421-9. 2007
    ..The implications of these findings and suggestions for future research are discussed...
  7. ncbi request reprint The cognitive origins of specific types of schizophrenic speech disturbances
    Nancy M Docherty
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 163:2111-8. 2006
    ..This study examined the contributions of impairments in sustained attention and sequencing abilities to schizophrenic speech disorder, measured in terms of communication failures and divided into different types of disorder...
  8. ncbi request reprint Expressed emotion and differentiation of self in the relatives of stable schizophrenia outpatients
    N M Docherty
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, OH, USA
    Psychiatry 61:269-78. 1998
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Cognitive impairments and disordered speech in schizophrenia: thought disorder, disorganization, and communication failure perspectives
    Nancy M Docherty
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 114:269-78. 2005
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Stability of formal thought disorder and referential communication disturbances in schizophrenia
    Nancy M Docherty
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Ohio 44242, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 112:469-75. 2003
    ..These results support the idea that some types of referential disturbances are traitlike and may be reflective of vulnerability as well as manifest illness...
  11. ncbi request reprint Communication disturbances in relatives beyond the age of risk for schizophrenia and their associations with symptoms in patients
    N M Docherty
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, OH 44242, USA
    Schizophr Bull 25:851-62. 1999
    ..The nature of the failures identified suggests the possible involvement of weaknesses in specific areas of cognitive functioning...
  12. ncbi request reprint Affective reactivity of language symptoms, startle responding, and inhibition in schizophrenia
    N M Docherty
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio 44242, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 110:194-8. 2001
    ....
  13. pmc Schizophrenic patients' perceptions of stress, expressed emotion, and sensitivity to criticism
    Linda P Cutting
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44240, USA
    Schizophr Bull 32:743-50. 2006
    ..Patients reported feeling more stressed when interacting with high-EE influential others, supporting an "EE as stressor" hypothesis. Finally, patients' STC influenced the level of stress they reported...
  14. pmc Computerized measurement of negative symptoms in schizophrenia
    Alex S Cohen
    Department of Psychology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 42:827-36. 2008
    ..Both the computer and clinical measures of positive emotion/anhedonia corresponded to functioning impairments. The computerized method of assessing negative symptoms offered a number of advantages over the symptom scale-based approach...
  15. ncbi request reprint Attentional dysfunction, social perception, and social competence: what is the nature of the relationship?
    Tasha M Nienow
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, OH, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 115:408-17. 2006
    ..Affect recognition was found to moderate the relationship between span of apprehension and social competence...
  16. ncbi request reprint Symptom-oriented versus syndrome approaches to resolving heterogeneity of neuropsychological functioning in schizophrenia
    Alex S Cohen
    University of Maryland, Department of Psychology, 1129 Biology Psychology Bldg, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 17:384-90. 2005
    ..The individual symptoms of the positive syndrome were associated with relatively distinct patterns of neuropsychological performance, suggesting that the symptom-oriented approach was more sensitive...
  17. ncbi request reprint Diminished emotionality and social functioning in schizophrenia
    Alex S Cohen
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 193:796-802. 2005
    ..Moreover, there was a substantial amount of discrepancy between patients' self-reported levels of emotionality and the ratings of their emotionality as made by trained observers. Implications of these results are discussed...
  18. ncbi request reprint Internal source monitoring and thought disorder in schizophrenia
    Tasha M Nienow
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Ohio 44242, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 192:696-700. 2004
    ..Results suggest that internal source monitoring is specifically related to thought disorder in patients with schizophrenia...
  19. ncbi request reprint Effects of positive affect on speech disorder in schizophrenia
    Alex S Cohen
    Department of Psychology, University of Maryland, 1129 Biology Psychology Building, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 193:839-42. 2005
    ..Results suggest that arousal of positive affect has an ameliorative effect on speech disorder for certain patients who have relatively severe symptomatology...
  20. doi request reprint Attribution biases in schizophrenia: relationship to clinical and functional impairments
    Alex S Cohen
    Department of Psychology, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 708080, USA
    Psychopathology 42:40-6. 2009
    ..The present study examined the degree to which attribution biases in facial emotion perception are associated with psychiatric symptomatology and social and occupational impairments...
  21. ncbi request reprint Stress and arousability in schizophrenia
    Thomas J Dinzeo
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44240, USA
    Schizophr Res 71:127-35. 2004
    ..These results suggest that temperament characteristics of an individual with schizophrenia may be related to stress responsiveness and symptom presentation...
  22. pmc Attributional style in delusional patients: a comparison of remitted paranoid, remitted nonparanoid, and current paranoid patients with nonpsychiatric controls
    Jennifer M Aakre
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44240, USA
    Schizophr Bull 35:994-1002. 2009
    ..Interestingly, all patient groups also were found to be significantly more likely than the controls to use internal-personal and internal-universal attributions when explaining negative events...
  23. ncbi request reprint Affective reactivity of speech and emotional experience in patients with schizophrenia
    Alex S Cohen
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, PO Box 119, Kent, OH 44240, USA
    Schizophr Res 69:7-14. 2004
    ..These results suggest that emotion-related variables mediate the relationship between stress and language symptom exacerbations in at least some patients with schizophrenia...
  24. ncbi request reprint Referential communication disturbances in the speech of nonschizophrenic siblings of schizophrenia patients
    Nancy M Docherty
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 113:399-405. 2004
    ..These results, which are very similar to those previously reported on parents of patients, support the idea that referential disturbances reflect vulnerability to schizophrenia...
  25. pmc Cognitive impairments, emotion, stress, and language in schizophrenia
    James P Seghers
    Kent State University, Department of Psychology, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    Psychiatry Res 170:97-102. 2009
    ..These findings are discussed in terms of their implications for understanding both schizophrenic language disturbance and stress vulnerability...
  26. ncbi request reprint Self-reported stress and the deficit syndrome of schizophrenia
    Alex S Cohen
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, 118 Kent Hall, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    Psychiatry 66:308-16. 2003
    ..Given that stress has been an essential component in conceptualizations of schizophrenia onset and relapse, the possibility of stress-resistant properties associated with the deficit syndrome should be tested in future research...
  27. doi request reprint Emotion word use in the conversational speech of schizophrenia patients
    Annie St-Hilaire
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    Cogn Neuropsychiatry 13:343-56. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the association between the use of emotion words during a free speech task and subjective experience of emotion in schizophrenia patients and controls...
  28. ncbi request reprint Coping in parents of schizophrenia patients with differing degrees of familial exposure to psychosis
    Annie St-Hilaire
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio 44242 0001, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:596-600. 2007
    ..Findings suggest that greater familial exposure to psychosis may have an adverse effect on their ability to deal with life stressors. Results are discussed in light of the possible influence of genetic and environmental factors...
  29. ncbi request reprint Psychosis proneness, coping, and perceptions of social support
    Ruth E Dangelmaier
    Kent State University, Department of Psychology, Kent, OH 44242 0001, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 76:13-7. 2006
    ....
  30. doi request reprint Schizotypy, alexithymia, and socioemotional outcomes
    James P Seghers
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 199:117-21. 2011
    ..The implications of these findings are discussed in terms of hypothesized substrates of alexithymia...
  31. ncbi request reprint Language reactivity and work functioning in schizophrenia
    Annie St-Hilaire
    Kent State University, Department of Psychology, P O Box 5190, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    Schizophr Res 75:241-6. 2005
    ..This suggests that language-reactive patients are more sensitive to social stressors than language-nonreactive patients...
  32. ncbi request reprint Deficit versus negative syndrome in schizophrenia: prediction of attentional impairment
    Alex S Cohen
    University of Maryland, Department of Psychology, 1129 Biology Psychology Building, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Schizophr Bull 30:827-35. 2004
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Expressed emotion, attribution, and control in parents of schizophrenic patients
    Elizabeth C Peterson
    Kent State University, Kent, Ohio 44242, USA
    Psychiatry 67:197-207. 2004
    ..These results suggest that the emotional overinvolvement component of high expressed emotion is associated with self-blaming attributions and controlling behaviors in parents, but that the criticism component is not...
  34. ncbi request reprint Affective reactivity of language and right-ear advantage in schizophrenia
    Joseph P Rhinewine
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    Schizophr Res 53:181-6. 2002
    ..Findings should be regarded as preliminary due to the small sample size; however, they may potentially contribute to construct the validity of affective reactivity as a process discriminator in schizophrenia...
  35. ncbi request reprint Internal source monitoring and communication disturbance in patients with schizophrenia
    Tasha M Nienow
    University of California at Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Psychol Med 35:1717-26. 2005
    ..It was predicted that internal source monitoring would relate specifically to one type of communication disturbance, the missing information reference...

Research Grants6

  1. COGNITIVE BASES OF SCHIZOPHRENIC LANGUAGE SYMPTOMS
    Nancy Docherty; Fiscal Year: 2001
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  2. COGNITIVE BASES OF SCHIZOPHRENIC LANGUAGE SYMPTOMS
    Nancy Docherty; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Consideration would be given to ways of translating the findings of this study into workable interventions to improve patients' ability to communicate, which could be tested in future studies. ..
  3. COGNITIVE BASES OF SCHIZOPHRENIC LANGUAGE SYMPTOMS
    Nancy Docherty; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Consideration would be given to ways of translating the findings of this study into workable interventions to improve patients' ability to communicate, which could be tested in future studies. ..
  4. COGNITIVE BASES OF SCHIZOPHRENIC LANGUAGE SYMPTOMS
    Nancy M Docherty; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Consideration would be given to ways of translating the findings of this study into workable interventions to improve patients'ability to communicate, which could be tested in future studies. ..