DEBORAH ANN PEARSON

Summary

Affiliation: Texas Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Effects of extended release methylphenidate treatment on ratings of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and associated behavior in children with autism spectrum disorders and ADHD symptoms
    Deborah A Pearson
    University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX 77054, USA
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 23:337-51. 2013
  2. pmc High concordance of parent and teacher attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder ratings in medicated and unmedicated children with autism spectrum disorders
    Deborah A Pearson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas 77054, USA
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 22:284-91. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Treatment effects of methylphenidate on behavioral adjustment in children with mental retardation and ADHD
    Deborah A Pearson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, 77030, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 42:209-16. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint A comparison of behavioral and emotional functioning in children and adolescents with Autistic Disorder and PDD-NOS
    Deborah A Pearson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, 77030 3497, USA
    Child Neuropsychol 12:321-33. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Effects of methylphenidate treatment in children with mental retardation and ADHD: individual variation in medication response
    Deborah A Pearson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas Medical School at Houston 77030 3497, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 43:686-98. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Treatment effects of methylphenidate on cognitive functioning in children with mental retardation and ADHD
    Deborah A Pearson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas Medical School at Houston 77030 3497, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 43:677-85. 2004
  7. pmc Fronto-limbic functioning in children and adolescents with and without autism
    Katherine A Loveland
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas Medical School, Houston 77030, United States
    Neuropsychologia 46:49-62. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Judgments of auditory-visual affective congruence in adolescents with and without autism: a pilot study of a new task using fMRI
    Katherine A Loveland
    University of Texas Health Science Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas Medical School, 1300 Moursund St, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 107:557-75. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Accentuated Virchow-Robin spaces in the centrum semiovale in children with autistic disorder
    Katherine H Taber
    University of Texas School of Health Information Sciences, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 28:263-8. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Altered brain activation during cognitive control in patients with moderate to severe traumatic brain injury
    Randall S Scheibel
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 21:36-45. 2007

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Publications12

  1. pmc Effects of extended release methylphenidate treatment on ratings of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and associated behavior in children with autism spectrum disorders and ADHD symptoms
    Deborah A Pearson
    University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX 77054, USA
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 23:337-51. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the behavioral effects of four doses of psychostimulant medication, combining extended-release methylphenidate (MPH) in the morning with immediate-release MPH in the afternoon...
  2. pmc High concordance of parent and teacher attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder ratings in medicated and unmedicated children with autism spectrum disorders
    Deborah A Pearson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas 77054, USA
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 22:284-91. 2012
    ..Parent and teacher ratings of core attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms, as well as behavioral and emotional problems commonly comorbid with ADHD, were compared in children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD)...
  3. ncbi request reprint Treatment effects of methylphenidate on behavioral adjustment in children with mental retardation and ADHD
    Deborah A Pearson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, 77030, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 42:209-16. 2003
    ..The effects of stimulant medication treatment were investigated in children with mental retardation (MR) and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)...
  4. ncbi request reprint A comparison of behavioral and emotional functioning in children and adolescents with Autistic Disorder and PDD-NOS
    Deborah A Pearson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, 77030 3497, USA
    Child Neuropsychol 12:321-33. 2006
    ..Findings suggest that although both groups demonstrate considerable evidence of behavioral and emotional problems, those with autism are at particularly high risk for comorbid behavioral and emotional disabilities...
  5. ncbi request reprint Effects of methylphenidate treatment in children with mental retardation and ADHD: individual variation in medication response
    Deborah A Pearson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas Medical School at Houston 77030 3497, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 43:686-98. 2004
    ..Individual variation in cognitive and behavioral response to methylphenidate (MPH) was investigated in children with mental retardation and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder...
  6. ncbi request reprint Treatment effects of methylphenidate on cognitive functioning in children with mental retardation and ADHD
    Deborah A Pearson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas Medical School at Houston 77030 3497, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 43:677-85. 2004
    ..Cognitive effects of stimulant medication were investigated in children with mental retardation (MR) and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)...
  7. pmc Fronto-limbic functioning in children and adolescents with and without autism
    Katherine A Loveland
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas Medical School, Houston 77030, United States
    Neuropsychologia 46:49-62. 2008
    ..Group differences suggest both brain circuits are impaired in autism, but performance on all tasks is also associated with intellectual level...
  8. ncbi request reprint Judgments of auditory-visual affective congruence in adolescents with and without autism: a pilot study of a new task using fMRI
    Katherine A Loveland
    University of Texas Health Science Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas Medical School, 1300 Moursund St, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 107:557-75. 2008
    ..These findings must be confirmed using larger samples of participants...
  9. ncbi request reprint Accentuated Virchow-Robin spaces in the centrum semiovale in children with autistic disorder
    Katherine H Taber
    University of Texas School of Health Information Sciences, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 28:263-8. 2004
    ..An increased incidence of enlarged VR spaces in children has been reported in several developmental disorders...
  10. ncbi request reprint Altered brain activation during cognitive control in patients with moderate to severe traumatic brain injury
    Randall S Scheibel
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 21:36-45. 2007
    ..Persistent deficits in cognitive control have been documented following traumatic brain injury (TBI) but are inconsistently related to the presence and location of focal lesions...
  11. ncbi request reprint Improving the reliability of autism diagnoses: examining the utility of adaptive behavior
    Stacey S Tomanik
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, 1300 Moursund, Houston, TX 77030 3497, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 37:921-8. 2007
    ..The findings suggest that when clinicians obtain discrepant information on the ADI-R and ADOS, assessment of an individual's adaptive functioning may reduce diagnostic errors...
  12. pmc The use of second-generation antipsychotics and the changes in physical growth in children and adolescents with perinatally acquired HIV
    Suad Kapetanovic
    Department of Psychiatry, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 23:939-47. 2009
    ..Future research should investigate the interaction between PIs and SGAs in children and adolescents with perinatally acquired HIV infection...

Research Grants5

  1. ADHD Symptoms in Autism: Cognition, Behavior, Treatment
    Deborah Pearson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Thus, the primary goals of the proposed research are to characterize ADHD in school-aged children with Autistic Disorder (DSM-IV), and to assess their cognitive and behavioral response to MPH. ..
  2. ADHD Symptoms in Autism: Cognition, Behavior, Treatment
    Deborah Pearson; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Thus, the primary goals of the proposed research are to characterize ADHD in school-aged children with Autistic Disorder (DSM-IV), and to assess their cognitive and behavioral response to MPH. ..