S R Beers

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Neurocognitive outcome and serum biomarkers in inflicted versus non-inflicted traumatic brain injury in young children
    Sue R Beers
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    J Neurotrauma 24:97-105. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological study of frontal lobe function in psychotropic-naive children with obsessive-compulsive disorder
    S R Beers
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 156:777-9. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of child abuse
    Sue R Beers
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 13:235-41. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Hippocampal volume in adolescent-onset alcohol use disorders
    M D De Bellis
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Developmental Traumatology Neuroimaging Laboratory, Adolescent Alcohol Research Center, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 157:737-44. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in brain maturation during childhood and adolescence
    M D De Bellis
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and Developmental Traumatology Neuroimaging Laboratory, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Cereb Cortex 11:552-7. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Apolipoprotein E4 allele presence and functional outcome after severe traumatic brain injury
    Sheila Alexander
    University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Neurotrauma 24:790-7. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Neurobehavioral effects of amantadine after pediatric traumatic brain injury: a preliminary report
    Sue R Beers
    Traumatic Brain Injury Program, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Head Trauma Rehabil 20:450-63. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Impairment of verbal memory and learning in antipsychotic-naïve patients with first-episode schizophrenia
    S Kristian Hill
    Center for Cognitive Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, 912 South Wood Street, Suite 235, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Schizophr Res 68:127-36. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Serum biomarker concentrations and outcome after pediatric traumatic brain injury
    Rachel Pardes Berger
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Child Advocacy, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Safar Center for Resuscitation Research, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Neurotrauma 24:1793-801. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Superior temporal gyrus volumes in maltreated children and adolescents with PTSD
    Michael D De Bellis
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Developmental Traumatology Program Developmental Family Health Clinic and Neuroimaging Laboratory, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Rm 392, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 51:544-52. 2002

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Neurocognitive outcome and serum biomarkers in inflicted versus non-inflicted traumatic brain injury in young children
    Sue R Beers
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    J Neurotrauma 24:97-105. 2007
    ..Outcome may be due to the mechanism of iTBI, cumulative effects of unreported TBI, and/or other unidentified risk factors...
  2. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological study of frontal lobe function in psychotropic-naive children with obsessive-compulsive disorder
    S R Beers
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 156:777-9. 1999
    ..The authors' goal was to evaluate cognition in children with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) early in their illness...
  3. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of child abuse
    Sue R Beers
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 13:235-41. 2002
    ..In this vulnerable population, longitudinal assessment well past the period of initial insult is imperative to assess the rate of development of skills, to identify deficient areas, and to plan appropriate interventions...
  4. ncbi request reprint Hippocampal volume in adolescent-onset alcohol use disorders
    M D De Bellis
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Developmental Traumatology Neuroimaging Laboratory, Adolescent Alcohol Research Center, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 157:737-44. 2000
    ..This study compared the hippocampal volumes of adolescents and young adults with adolescent-onset alcohol use disorders to those of healthy matched comparison subjects...
  5. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in brain maturation during childhood and adolescence
    M D De Bellis
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and Developmental Traumatology Neuroimaging Laboratory, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Cereb Cortex 11:552-7. 2001
    ..The study of age-related sex differences in cerebral pruning and myelination may aid in understanding the mechanism of several developmental neuropsychiatric disorders...
  6. ncbi request reprint Apolipoprotein E4 allele presence and functional outcome after severe traumatic brain injury
    Sheila Alexander
    University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Neurotrauma 24:790-7. 2007
    ..The findings of this study are unique in that they address not only the relationship between APOE 4 allele presence and outcome from severe TBI, but also describe differences in trajectory of recovery by APOE 4 allele presence...
  7. ncbi request reprint Neurobehavioral effects of amantadine after pediatric traumatic brain injury: a preliminary report
    Sue R Beers
    Traumatic Brain Injury Program, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Head Trauma Rehabil 20:450-63. 2005
    ..To investigate the safety and efficacy of a dopamine agonist, amantadine hydrochloride (AMH), in the treatment of neurobehavioral sequelae of pediatric TBI...
  8. ncbi request reprint Impairment of verbal memory and learning in antipsychotic-naïve patients with first-episode schizophrenia
    S Kristian Hill
    Center for Cognitive Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, 912 South Wood Street, Suite 235, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Schizophr Res 68:127-36. 2004
    ..The goal of this study was to characterize the nature of verbal memory impairments in antipsychotic-naïve schizophrenic patients early in the course of illness...
  9. ncbi request reprint Serum biomarker concentrations and outcome after pediatric traumatic brain injury
    Rachel Pardes Berger
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Child Advocacy, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Safar Center for Resuscitation Research, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Neurotrauma 24:1793-801. 2007
    ..Future studies should focus on assessing the differential benefit of biomarkers compared with clinical variables and in assessing a continuous rather than categorical outcome variable...
  10. ncbi request reprint Superior temporal gyrus volumes in maltreated children and adolescents with PTSD
    Michael D De Bellis
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Developmental Traumatology Program Developmental Family Health Clinic and Neuroimaging Laboratory, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Rm 392, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 51:544-52. 2002
    ..Event-related potential abnormalities were previously reported in PTSD, implicating the existence of dysfunction in the primary auditory cortex and adjacent anterior auditory cortex of the STG in adult PTSD...
  11. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological function in children with maltreatment-related posttraumatic stress disorder
    Sue R Beers
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 159:483-6. 2002
    ..However, there are few studies of cognitive function in children with PTSD. The goal of the current study was to evaluate cognition in children with PTSD...
  12. ncbi request reprint Phase II clinical trial of moderate hypothermia after severe traumatic brain injury in children
    P David Adelson
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Neurosurgery 56:740-54; discussion 740-54. 2005
    ..To determine whether moderate hypothermia (HYPO) (32-33 degrees C) begun in the early period after severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) and maintained for 48 hours is safe compared with normothermia (NORM) (36.5-37.5 degrees C)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Brain structures in pediatric maltreatment-related posttraumatic stress disorder: a sociodemographically matched study
    Michael D De Bellis
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 52:1066-78. 2002
    ..Previous anatomical magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) brain studies have not controlled for socioeconomic status...

Research Grants1

  1. Efficacy of Amantadine Hydochloride after Pediatric TBI
    SUE BEERS; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This information will optimize the design of Phase III clinical trials. ..