S Marc Testa

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Stressful life event appraisal and coping in patients with psychogenic seizures and those with epilepsy
    S Marc Testa
    Baltimore VA Medical Center, 10 N Greene Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Seizure 21:282-7. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Do patients with psychogenic nonepileptic seizures have positive covert attitudes toward sickness?
    S Marc Testa
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 19:323-7. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Personality Assessment Inventory among patients with psychogenic seizures and those with epilepsy
    S Marc Testa
    Baltimore VA Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Epilepsia 52:e84-8. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Mood, personality, and health-related quality of life in epileptic and psychogenic seizure disorders
    S Marc Testa
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Epilepsia 48:973-82. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Accounting for estimated IQ in neuropsychological test performance with regression-based techniques
    S Marc Testa
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 7218, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 15:1012-22. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological impairment in deficit vs. non-deficit schizophrenia
    Nicola G Cascella
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 600 North Wolfe Street, Meyer 144, Baltimore, MD 21287, United States
    J Psychiatr Res 42:930-7. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Stimulus type affects Wada memory performance
    S Marc Testa
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Division of Medical Psychology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 600 N Wolfe Street, Meyer 218, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 13:458-62. 2008

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Publications7

  1. doi request reprint Stressful life event appraisal and coping in patients with psychogenic seizures and those with epilepsy
    S Marc Testa
    Baltimore VA Medical Center, 10 N Greene Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Seizure 21:282-7. 2012
    ..Coping in PNES is characterized by elevated levels of perceived distress and fewer action strategies than are normally employed to reduce the impact of a stressor. These findings may inform cognitive behavioral therapy of PNES patients...
  2. doi request reprint Do patients with psychogenic nonepileptic seizures have positive covert attitudes toward sickness?
    S Marc Testa
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 19:323-7. 2010
    ..This IAT methodology found little support for the notion that patients with PNES harbor positive attitudes toward illness. Limitations of the IAT methodology are reviewed and recommendations are provided...
  3. doi request reprint Personality Assessment Inventory among patients with psychogenic seizures and those with epilepsy
    S Marc Testa
    Baltimore VA Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Epilepsia 52:e84-8. 2011
    ..However, the inventory appears to identify specific psychopathological symptoms that may be targets of psychological/psychiatric intervention...
  4. ncbi request reprint Mood, personality, and health-related quality of life in epileptic and psychogenic seizure disorders
    S Marc Testa
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Epilepsia 48:973-82. 2007
    ..ES) can be explained by additional, perhaps chronic, aspects of mood and personality. An understanding of these relationships may inform treatment designed to improve HRQOL in ES or PNES...
  5. doi request reprint Accounting for estimated IQ in neuropsychological test performance with regression-based techniques
    S Marc Testa
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 7218, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 15:1012-22. 2009
    ..More broadly, we note that adjusting test scores for age and other characteristics might actually decrease the accuracy with which test performance predicts absolute criteria, such as the ability to drive or live independently...
  6. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological impairment in deficit vs. non-deficit schizophrenia
    Nicola G Cascella
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 600 North Wolfe Street, Meyer 144, Baltimore, MD 21287, United States
    J Psychiatr Res 42:930-7. 2008
    ..Their impairment of verbal fluency is consistent with the observation that poverty of speech is a clinically significant feature of patients with SZ-D...
  7. doi request reprint Stimulus type affects Wada memory performance
    S Marc Testa
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Division of Medical Psychology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 600 N Wolfe Street, Meyer 218, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 13:458-62. 2008
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