F B Dickerson

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Affiliation: Sheppard Pratt Health System
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Health status of individuals with serious mental illness
    Faith B Dickerson
    Sheppard Pratt Health System, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Schizophr Bull 32:584-9. 2006
  2. ncbi Mortality in schizophrenia: clinical and serological predictors
    Faith Dickerson
    Stanley Research Program, Sheppard Pratt Health System, Baltimore, MD
    Schizophr Bull 40:796-803. 2014
  3. ncbi A longitudinal study of cognitive functioning in schizophrenia: Clinical and biological predictors
    Faith Dickerson
    Stanley Research Program, Sheppard Pratt Health System, Baltimore, MD, United States Electronic address
    Schizophr Res 156:248-53. 2014
  4. pmc A combined marker of inflammation in individuals with mania
    Faith Dickerson
    Stanley Research Program, Sheppard Pratt Health System, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e73520. 2013
  5. ncbi Elevated C-reactive protein and cognitive deficits in individuals with bipolar disorder
    Faith Dickerson
    Stanley Research Program at Sheppard Pratt, Sheppard Pratt, 6501 North Charles, St, Baltimore, MD 21204, USA
    J Affect Disord 150:456-9. 2013
  6. doi Cigarette smoking among persons with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder in routine clinical settings, 1999-2011
    Faith Dickerson
    Stanley Research Center, Sheppard Pratt Health System, 6501 North Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21204, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 64:44-50. 2013
  7. doi Antibodies to the glutamate receptor in mania
    Faith Dickerson
    Sheppard Pratt The Stanley Neurovirology Laboratory, Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Bipolar Disord 14:547-53. 2012
  8. doi Antibodies to retroviruses in recent onset psychosis and multi-episode schizophrenia
    Faith Dickerson
    The Stanley Research Program at Sheppard Pratt, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Schizophr Res 138:198-205. 2012
  9. doi Markers of gluten sensitivity in acute mania: a longitudinal study
    Faith Dickerson
    The Stanley Research Program at Sheppard Pratt, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Psychiatry Res 196:68-71. 2012
  10. doi Additive effects of elevated C-reactive protein and exposure to Herpes Simplex Virus type 1 on cognitive impairment in individuals with schizophrenia
    Faith Dickerson
    Stanley Research Program at Sheppard Pratt, Sheppard Pratt Health System, 6501 North Charles, St, Baltimore, MD 21204, USA
    Schizophr Res 134:83-8. 2012

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  1. pmc Health status of individuals with serious mental illness
    Faith B Dickerson
    Sheppard Pratt Health System, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Schizophr Bull 32:584-9. 2006
    ..We conclude that an examination of multiple health indicators may be used to measure overall health status in persons with serious mental illness...
  2. ncbi Mortality in schizophrenia: clinical and serological predictors
    Faith Dickerson
    Stanley Research Program, Sheppard Pratt Health System, Baltimore, MD
    Schizophr Bull 40:796-803. 2014
    ..Having an elevated level of antibodies to Epstein-Barr virus and to Herpes Simplex virus type 1 are also significant predictors of death from natural causes. ..
  3. ncbi A longitudinal study of cognitive functioning in schizophrenia: Clinical and biological predictors
    Faith Dickerson
    Stanley Research Program, Sheppard Pratt Health System, Baltimore, MD, United States Electronic address
    Schizophr Res 156:248-53. 2014
    ..The purpose of this prospective longitudinal study was to determine the temporal change of cognitive functioning and the predictors of cognitive performance from among demographic, clinical, and biological variables...
  4. pmc A combined marker of inflammation in individuals with mania
    Faith Dickerson
    Stanley Research Program, Sheppard Pratt Health System, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e73520. 2013
    ..Markers of immune activation have been associated with mania but have not been examined in combination. We studied the association between mania and an inflammation score based on four immune markers...
  5. ncbi Elevated C-reactive protein and cognitive deficits in individuals with bipolar disorder
    Faith Dickerson
    Stanley Research Program at Sheppard Pratt, Sheppard Pratt, 6501 North Charles, St, Baltimore, MD 21204, USA
    J Affect Disord 150:456-9. 2013
    ..In previous studies, we found an association between elevated levels of C-reactive protein (CRP), a marker of inflammation, and reduced cognitive functioning in schizophrenia. This issue has not been examined in bipolar disorder...
  6. doi Cigarette smoking among persons with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder in routine clinical settings, 1999-2011
    Faith Dickerson
    Stanley Research Center, Sheppard Pratt Health System, 6501 North Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21204, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 64:44-50. 2013
    ..This study examined the prevalence of cigarette smoking and the quantity of cigarettes consumed by individuals with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder and by those with no psychiatric disorder in the period 1999-2011...
  7. doi Antibodies to the glutamate receptor in mania
    Faith Dickerson
    Sheppard Pratt The Stanley Neurovirology Laboratory, Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Bipolar Disord 14:547-53. 2012
    ..There is evidence that the glutamatergic system is involved in the pathophysiology of mania. Antibodies to the NR2 subunits of the N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptor have been shown to adversely affect glutamate functioning...
  8. doi Antibodies to retroviruses in recent onset psychosis and multi-episode schizophrenia
    Faith Dickerson
    The Stanley Research Program at Sheppard Pratt, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Schizophr Res 138:198-205. 2012
    ..Immunological abnormalities involving the upregulation of endogenous retroviruses have been associated with schizophrenia in small studies...
  9. doi Markers of gluten sensitivity in acute mania: a longitudinal study
    Faith Dickerson
    The Stanley Research Program at Sheppard Pratt, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Psychiatry Res 196:68-71. 2012
    ..The monitoring and control of gluten sensitivity may have significant effects on the management of individuals hospitalized with acute mania...
  10. doi Additive effects of elevated C-reactive protein and exposure to Herpes Simplex Virus type 1 on cognitive impairment in individuals with schizophrenia
    Faith Dickerson
    Stanley Research Program at Sheppard Pratt, Sheppard Pratt Health System, 6501 North Charles, St, Baltimore, MD 21204, USA
    Schizophr Res 134:83-8. 2012
    ..We investigated the effect of elevated levels of C-reactive protein (CRP) and exposure to Herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) on the severity of cognitive impairment in individuals with schizophrenia...
  11. pmc Randomized trial of achieving healthy lifestyles in psychiatric rehabilitation: the ACHIEVE trial
    Sarah S Casagrande
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    BMC Psychiatry 10:108. 2010
    ..Participants randomized to the intervention arm of the study are hypothesized to have greater weight loss than the control group...
  12. doi Predictors of occupational status six months after hospitalization in persons with a recent onset of psychosis
    Faith B Dickerson
    Stanley Research Center at Sheppard Pratt, 6501 North Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21204, United States
    Psychiatry Res 160:278-84. 2008
    ..Cognitive functioning, but not psychosis severity, is a significant independent predictor of occupational status early in the course of psychotic illness...
  13. doi Quality of life in individuals with serious mental illness and type 2 diabetes
    Faith Dickerson
    Sheppard Pratt Stanley Research Center, Baltimore, MD 21204, USA
    Psychosomatics 49:109-14. 2008
    ..The diabetes patients also reported less satisfaction with health but not with other life domains. Medical providers need to be attentive to the burden of disease experienced by patients with both serious mental illness and diabetes...
  14. ncbi The association between cognitive functioning and occupational status in persons with a recent onset of psychosis
    Faith B Dickerson
    Stanley Research Program, Sheppard Pratt Health System, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:566-71. 2007
    ..Cognitive assessments may prove useful to identify recent onset patients who are most at risk for occupational impairment and who could most benefit from therapeutic interventions...
  15. ncbi The catechol O-methyltransferase Val158Met polymorphism is not associated with broad-based cognitive functioning in schizophrenia
    Faith B Dickerson
    Stanley Research Program at Sheppard Pratt, Sheppard Pratt Health System, Baltimore, MD 21204, USA
    Schizophr Res 96:87-92. 2007
    ..The association between the COMT polymorphism and other cognitive domains has been the focus of only limited investigation...
  16. ncbi Women, aging, and schizophrenia
    Faith B Dickerson
    J Women Aging 19:49-61. 2007
    ..More research and clinical attention is needed to the problems of older women with schizophrenia...
  17. ncbi C-reactive protein is associated with the severity of cognitive impairment but not of psychiatric symptoms in individuals with schizophrenia
    Faith Dickerson
    Stanley Research Center at Sheppard Pratt, Sheppard Pratt Health System, 6501 North Charles, St, Baltimore, MD 21204, USA
    Schizophr Res 93:261-5. 2007
    ..We investigated the association between serum levels of C-reactive protein (CRP), a marker of inflammation, and the severity of psychopathology and cognitive impairment in schizophrenia...
  18. ncbi Elevated serum levels of C-reactive protein are associated with mania symptoms in outpatients with bipolar disorder
    Faith Dickerson
    Stanley Research Center at Sheppard Pratt, Sheppard Pratt Health System, 6501 North Charles, St, Baltimore, MD 21204, USA
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 31:952-5. 2007
    ..We also compared the levels of CRP in the bipolar disorder individuals with those of a non-psychiatric control group...
  19. pmc Toxoplasma gondii in individuals with schizophrenia: association with clinical and demographic factors and with mortality
    Faith Dickerson
    The Stanley Research Center at the Sheppard Pratt Health System, 6501 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21204, USA
    Schizophr Bull 33:737-40. 2007
    ..Increased rates of exposure to Toxoplasma gondii have been found in individuals with schizophrenia as compared with control groups, but the correlates of Toxoplasma exposure in schizophrenia have not been defined...
  20. doi Double blind trial of adjunctive valacyclovir in individuals with schizophrenia who are seropositive for cytomegalovirus
    Faith B Dickerson
    Sheppard Pratt Health System, 6501 North Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21204, USA
    Schizophr Res 107:147-9. 2009
    ..To investigate if adjunctive valacyclovir, an antiviral medication, reduces symptoms of persistent schizophrenia in individuals who are seropositive for cytomegalovirus (CMV)...
  21. doi A double-blind trial of adjunctive allopurinol for schizophrenia
    Faith B Dickerson
    Sheppard Pratt Health System, 6501 North Charles St, Baltimore, MD, 21204 USA
    Schizophr Res 109:66-9. 2009
    ..To investigate if adjunctive allopurinol reduces symptoms in schizophrenia outpatients with persistent symptoms despite adequate pharmacotherapy...
  22. doi Cognitive functioning in recent onset psychosis
    Faith Dickerson
    Sheppard Pratt, Baltimore, MD 21204, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 199:367-71. 2011
    ..053) but not on the other RBANS variables or on the WCST. Cognitive performance is broadly impaired in recent onset psychosis, with a cognitive advantage to bipolar disorder patients compared with schizophrenia-spectrum patients...
  23. doi Artemisinin reduces the level of antibodies to gliadin in schizophrenia
    Faith Dickerson
    Sheppard Pratt, 6501 North Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21204, USA
    Schizophr Res 129:196-200. 2011
    ..To investigate if adjunctive artemisinin, an anti-malarial compound with in vivo activity against Toxoplasma gondii, reduces symptoms or antibodies in schizophrenia...
  24. doi Smoking cessation in persons with serious mental illnesses: the experience of successful quitters
    Faith Dickerson
    Sheppard Pratt Health System, Baltimore MD 21204, USA
    Psychiatr Rehabil J 34:311-6. 2011
    ..The purpose of the study was to better understand the experiences of persons with serious mental illnesses who have quit smoking...
  25. doi Predictors of quality of life in type 2 diabetes patients with schizophrenia, major mood disorder, and without mental illness
    Faith Dickerson
    Sheppard Pratt Health System, 6501 North Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21204, USA
    Qual Life Res 20:1419-25. 2011
    ..The aim of the current study is to compare the predictors of health-related quality of life in individuals with schizophrenia, major mood disorder, and no mental illness, all with type 2 diabetes...
  26. doi Markers of gluten sensitivity and celiac disease in bipolar disorder
    Faith Dickerson
    The Stanley Research Program at Sheppard Pratt, 6501 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21204, USA
    Bipolar Disord 13:52-8. 2011
    ....
  27. doi Occupational status and social adjustment six months after hospitalization early in the course of bipolar disorder: a prospective study
    Faith Dickerson
    Stanley Research Program, Sheppard Pratt, Baltimore, MD 21204, USA
    Bipolar Disord 12:10-20. 2010
    ..We assessed patients with bipolar disorder undergoing a hospital admission early in the illness course and identified predictors of occupational status, overall social adjustment, and work adjustment six months later...
  28. doi Markers of gluten sensitivity and celiac disease in recent-onset psychosis and multi-episode schizophrenia
    Faith Dickerson
    Stanley Research Program at Sheppard Pratt, Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21204, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 68:100-4. 2010
    ..Increased immune sensitivity to gluten has been reported in schizophrenia. However, studies are inconsistent about this association...
  29. doi Antibodies to measles in individuals with recent onset psychosis
    Faith Dickerson
    The Stanley Research Program at Sheppard Pratt, Baltimore, MD 21204, United States
    Schizophr Res 119:89-94. 2010
    ..Measles virus is a highly prevalent neurotropic virus capable of causing persistent infections within the central nervous system...
  30. ncbi The lymphotoxin Cys13Arg polymorphism and cognitive functioning in individuals with schizophrenia
    Faith Dickerson
    Stanley Research Center at Sheppard Pratt, Sheppard Pratt, 6501 North Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21204, USA
    Schizophr Res 89:173-6. 2007
    ..There was no association between cognitive functioning and the two other polymorphisms in the same gene complex. The LTA Cys13Arg polymorphism may represent a risk factor for cognitive impairment in individuals with schizophrenia...
  31. ncbi Experiences of stigma among outpatients with schizophrenia
    Faith B Dickerson
    Sheppard Pratt Health System, Baltimore, MD 21204, USA
    Schizophr Bull 28:143-55. 2002
    ..These results document the extent to which persons with mental illness experience negative reactions from others. Strategies are needed to enhance how persons with schizophrenia cope with stigma...
  32. ncbi Diabetes knowledge among persons with serious mental illness and type 2 diabetes
    Faith B Dickerson
    Sheppard Pratt Health System, 6501 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21204, USA
    Psychosomatics 46:418-24. 2005
    ..Gaps in diabetes knowledge may be reduced by specialized interventions that take into account the cognitive deficits of persons with serious mental illness...
  33. ncbi Association between cognitive functioning and employment status of persons with bipolar disorder
    Faith B Dickerson
    Sheppard Pratt Stanley Research Center, 6501 North Charles Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21204, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 55:54-8. 2004
    ....
  34. pmc Deficit schizophrenia: association with serum antibodies to cytomegalovirus
    Faith Dickerson
    Stanley Research Center at Sheppard Pratt, 6501 North Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21204, USA
    Schizophr Bull 32:396-400. 2006
    ..Exposure to human herpesviruses is a possible risk factor for schizophrenia. We hypothesized that there would be deficit/nondeficit difference in the prevalence of serum antibodies to human herpesviruses...
  35. ncbi Somatic healthcare utilization among adults with serious mental illness who are receiving community psychiatric services
    Faith B Dickerson
    Sheppard Pratt Health System, Baltimore, Maryland 21204, USA
    Med Care 41:560-70. 2003
    ..Somatic health care utilization was studied among individuals with serious mental illness who were receiving community-based psychiatric services...
  36. ncbi The token economy for schizophrenia: review of the literature and recommendations for future research
    Faith B Dickerson
    Sheppard Pratt Health System, 6501 North Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21204, USA
    Schizophr Res 75:405-16. 2005
    ..More research is needed to determine the specific benefits of the token economy when administered in combination with contemporary psychosocial and psychopharmacological treatments...
  37. ncbi Outpatients with schizophrenia and bipolar I disorder: Do they differ in their cognitive and social functioning?
    F B Dickerson
    Sheppard Pratt Health System, 6501 North Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21204, USA
    Psychiatry Res 102:21-7. 2001
    ..5. These results suggest that individuals with bipolar I disorder receiving community and rehabilitation services have many social and cognitive deficits that are as severe as those in schizophrenia...
  38. doi Evidence-based psychotherapy for schizophrenia: 2011 update
    Faith B Dickerson
    Department of Psychology, Sheppard Pratt Health System, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 199:520-6. 2011
    ..Future research may also consider three different goals of psychotherapy in this patient population: to provide emotional support, to enhance functional recovery, and to alter the underlying illness process...
  39. ncbi Health behaviors and health status of older women with schizophrenia
    Faith B Dickerson
    The Sheppard Pratt Health System, 6501 North Charles Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21204, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 53:882-4. 2002
    ..Rates of routine physical examinations and Pap tests did not differ markedly between the study sample and the general population. These results highlight the health impairments of older women who have schizophrenia...
  40. ncbi Obesity among individuals with serious mental illness
    F B Dickerson
    Sheppard Pratt Health System, Baltimore, MD 21204, USA
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 113:306-13. 2006
    ..To study the distribution and correlates of body mass index (BMI) among individuals with serious mental illness...
  41. ncbi Sexual and reproductive behaviors among persons with mental illness
    Faith B Dickerson
    Sheppard Pratt Health System, 6501 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21204, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 55:1299-301. 2004
    ..Women with mental illness had more lifetime sexual partners. The findings suggest that clinicians should pay attention to patients' sexual and reproductive health...
  42. ncbi Commentary: disquieting aspects of the recovery paradigm
    Faith B Dickerson
    Sheppard Pratt Health System, Baltimore, Maryland 21204, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:647. 2006
  43. ncbi Cognitive functioning in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder: comparison of performance on the Repeatable Battery for the Assessment of Neuropsychological Status
    Faith Dickerson
    Stanley Research Center, Sheppard Pratt Health System, 6501 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21204, USA
    Psychiatry Res 129:45-53. 2004
    ..Both schizophrenia and bipolar disorder are associated with significant cognitive impairments, but those in schizophrenia are more severe. Cognitive deficits may be an appropriate target of treatment interventions in these disorders...
  44. ncbi An expanded version of the Multnomah Community Ability Scale: anchors and interview probes for the assessment of adults with serious mental illness
    Faith B Dickerson
    Sheppard Pratt Health System, Baltimore, MD 21204, USA
    Community Ment Health J 39:131-7. 2003
    ..Intraclass correlation coefficients were .96 for the total and .87-.99 for the subscale scores. The expanded MCAS can serve as a reliable assessment tool...
  45. ncbi Predictors of residential independence among outpatients with schizophrenia
    F B Dickerson
    Sheppard Pratt Health System, Baltimore, MD 21204, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 50:515-9. 1999
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify factors that predict the degree of residential independence among outpatients with schizophrenia...
  46. ncbi Reduction of symptoms by valacyclovir in cytomegalovirus-seropositive individuals with schizophrenia
    Faith B Dickerson
    Stanley Division of Developmental Neurovirology, Johns Hopkins University, Blalock 1105, 600 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21287 4933, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 160:2234-6. 2003
    ..The study was an investigation of the effect of the antiviral medication valacyclovir on the symptoms of outpatients with persistent schizophrenia...
  47. ncbi Quality of diabetes care among adults with serious mental illness
    Richard W Goldberg
    Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center, Veterans Affairs Capitol Healthcare Network, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:536-43. 2007
    ..The study compared the quality of care for type 2 diabetes delivered to two groups with type 2 diabetes--adults with serious mental illness and those with no serious mental illness--in a range of community-based clinic settings...
  48. ncbi Comorbidity of medical illnesses among adults with serious mental illness who are receiving community psychiatric services
    Joseph Sokal
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 192:421-7. 2004
    ..The odds of diabetes, lung diseases, and liver problems are particularly elevated. These findings underscore the need for intensified preventive health interventions and medical services for this population...
  49. ncbi The relationship among three measures of social functioning in outpatients with schizophrenia
    F B Dickerson
    The Sheppard Pratt Health System, Baltimore, MD 21204, USA
    J Clin Psychol 56:1509-19. 2000
    ..335). Although the instruments share some common content. the instruments measure different aspects of social functioning. A consensus is needed about how to define and measure social functioning in this population...
  50. doi Evidence of exacerbated cognitive deficits in schizophrenia patients with comorbid diabetes
    Dwight Dickinson
    VISN 5 Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Psychosomatics 49:123-31. 2008
    ....
  51. pmc Neuropsychological functioning in bipolar disorder and schizophrenia
    David J Schretlen
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 7218, and Olin Neuropsychiatric Research Center, Hartford Hospital Institute of Living, CT, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 62:179-86. 2007
    ..Some patients with bipolar disorder (BD) demonstrate neuropsychological deficits even when stable. However, it remains unclear whether these differ qualitatively from those seen in schizophrenia (SZ)...
  52. ncbi Evidence-based psychotherapy for schizophrenia
    Faith B Dickerson
    Sheppard Pratt Health System, Baltimore, Maryland 21204, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 194:3-9. 2006
    ..Future research may also consider three different goals of psychotherapy with this population: to provide emotional support, to enhance skills for functional recovery, and to alter the underlying illness process...
  53. doi Toxoplasma and schizophrenia
    R H Yolken
    Stanley Division of Developmental Neurovirology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 4933, USA
    Parasite Immunol 31:706-15. 2009
    ....
  54. ncbi Evidence-based treatment for schizophrenia
    Anthony F Lehman
    Department of Psychiatry University of Maryland School of Medicine, 701 West Pratt Street, Suite 388, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 26:939-54. 2003
    ..Knowledge regarding how best to combine treatments to optimize outcomes is scarce...
  55. ncbi Infection with herpes simplex virus type 1 is associated with cognitive deficits in bipolar disorder
    Faith B Dickerson
    Stanley Research Center, Sheppard Pratt Health System, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 55:588-93. 2004
    ..The current study was undertaken to determine if this association also occurs in individuals with bipolar disorder...
  56. pmc Extent and management of cardiovascular risk factors in patients with type 2 diabetes and serious mental illness
    Julie Kreyenbuhl
    Division of Services Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 194:404-10. 2006
    ..Patients with both diabetes and SMI are treated less aggressively for high cardiovascular risk than diabetes patients without mental disorders...
  57. ncbi The catechol O-methyltransferase Val158Met polymorphism and herpes simplex virus type 1 infection are risk factors for cognitive impairment in bipolar disorder: additive gene-environmental effects in a complex human psychiatric disorder
    Faith B Dickerson
    Stanley Research Center, Sheppard Pratt Health System, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Bipolar Disord 8:124-32. 2006
    ..Serological evidence of infection with herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) has also been identified as a risk factor for cognitive impairment in bipolar disorder...
  58. ncbi Psychiatry and the consumer movement
    Steven S Sharfstein
    Sheppard Pratt Health System, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:734-6. 2006
    ..The field of psychiatry and the consumer movement may still differ in their views on the need for involuntary treatment but are now generally allied around the need for more effective and better-funded psychiatric services...
  59. doi Hospital psychiatry for the twenty-first century
    Steven S Sharfstein
    Sheppard Pratt Health System in Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:685-8. 2009
    ..Positive developments include better services in the continuum of care, the subspecialization of hospital psychiatry practice, and an increasing emphasis on patient choice and recovery...
  60. ncbi Association of serum antibodies to herpes simplex virus 1 with cognitive deficits in individuals with schizophrenia
    Faith B Dickerson
    Sheppard Pratt Health System, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 60:466-72. 2003
    ..Some of the cognitive deficits that occur in individuals with schizophrenia are similar to those found in individuals who have recovered from central nervous system infections with human herpesviruses...
  61. ncbi Cognitive behavioral psychotherapy for schizophrenia: a review of recent empirical studies
    F B Dickerson
    Sheppard Pratt Health System, 6501 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21204, USA
    Schizophr Res 43:71-90. 2000
    ..Further studies are needed to objectively determine the active ingredients of CBT and to better identify the interactions of CBT with concurrent psychosocial and medication treatments...
  62. ncbi A comparison of type 2 diabetes outcomes among persons with and without severe mental illnesses
    Lisa B Dixon
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 685 West Baltimore Street, MSTF 300, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 55:892-900. 2004
    ....
  63. ncbi Predictors of HIV and hepatitis testing and related service utilization among individuals with serious mental illness
    Richard W Goldberg
    University of Maryland Baltimore School of Medicine, Division of Services Research, and the VA Capitol Health Care Network Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Psychosomatics 46:573-7. 2005
    ..Only 15% of the sample was immunized against hepatitis B. Medical hospitalization was the only factor related to immunization. These results indicate an urgent need to improve access to HIV and hepatitis testing and related treatment...
  64. doi Toxoplasma gondii antibody titers and history of suicide attempts in patients with recurrent mood disorders
    Timothy A Arling
    Mood and Anxiety Program, Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 197:905-8. 2009
    ..Although preliminary and bearing replication, this is the first report, to our knowledge, of an association between attempting suicide and T. gondii...
  65. doi Neuroanatomic and cognitive abnormalities related to herpes simplex virus type 1 in schizophrenia
    David J Schretlen
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States
    Schizophr Res 118:224-31. 2010
    ..In these outpatients with schizophrenia, HSV-1 seropositivity and performance on a cognitive test that is highly sensitive to it co-localize to closely overlapping brain regions...
  66. ncbi The Schizophrenia Patient Outcomes Research Team (PORT): updated treatment recommendations 2003
    Anthony F Lehman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Schizophr Bull 30:193-217. 2004
    ....
  67. pmc The Schizophrenia Patient Outcomes Research Team (PORT): updated treatment recommendations 2009
    Julie Kreyenbuhl
    VA Capitol Health care Network VISN 5 Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Schizophr Bull 36:94-103. 2010
    ..Another 13 psychopharmacologic and 4 psychosocial treatments had insufficient evidence to support a recommendation, representing significant unmet needs in important treatment domains...
  68. doi Subunit and whole molecule specificity of the anti-bovine casein immune response in recent onset psychosis and schizophrenia
    Emily G Severance
    Stanley Division of Developmental Neurovirology, Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 600 N Wolfe Street, Blalock 1105, Baltimore, MD 21287 4933, United States
    Schizophr Res 118:240-7. 2010
    ..The elevated IgG and unique patterns of antibody specificity to bovine casein among diagnostic groups provide a rationale for clinical trials to evaluate efficacies of dietary modifications in individuals with neuropsychiatric diseases...
  69. doi Differentiating nicotine- versus schizophrenia-associated decreases of the alpha7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor transcript, CHRFAM7A, in peripheral blood lymphocytes
    Emily G Severance
    Stanley Division of Developmental Neurovirology, Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 4933, USA
    J Neural Transm 116:213-20. 2009
    ..03), and not when smoking was self-reported. Including biochemical indicators of serum nicotine can help differentiate smoking- versus disease-associated changes in nAChR expression...
  70. pmc Development of a nucleocapsid-based human coronavirus immunoassay and estimates of individuals exposed to coronavirus in a U.S. metropolitan population
    Emily G Severance
    Stanley Division of Developmental Neurovirology, Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 600 N Wolfe Street, Blalock 1105, Baltimore, MD 21287 4933, USA
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 15:1805-10. 2008
    ..Demographic factors, such as race, smoking status, and socioeconomic status, may confer an increased risk of susceptibility to these viruses...
  71. ncbi Polymorphisms in MICB are associated with human herpes virus seropositivity and schizophrenia risk
    Brian H Shirts
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Schizophr Res 94:342-53. 2007
    ..There are a number of explanations for the associations, including chance variation, as well as gene-virus interactions. Further replicate studies are warranted, as are functional studies of these polymorphisms...
  72. ncbi Placebo response in a double-blind therapeutic supplementation trial in stabilized outpatients with schizophrenia
    Faith B Dickerson
    Schizophr Res 59:97-8. 2003
  73. ncbi Use of emergency department services for somatic reasons by people with serious mental illness
    Ann L Hackman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore 21201, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:563-6. 2006
    ..This study identified factors associated with use of the emergency department for medical reasons among individuals with serious mental illness...