Shaun M Eack

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Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Cognitive remediation: a new generation of psychosocial interventions for people with schizophrenia
    Shaun M Eack
    School of Social Work, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA
    Soc Work 57:235-46. 2012
  2. pmc Prefrontal cortical dysfunction during visual perspective-taking in schizophrenia
    Shaun M Eack
    School of Social Work, University of Pittsburgh, United States Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, United States Electronic address
    Schizophr Res 150:491-7. 2013
  3. pmc Cognitive enhancement therapy for adults with autism spectrum disorder: results of an 18-month feasibility study
    Shaun M Eack
    School of Social Work, University of Pittsburgh, 2117 Cathedral of Learning, Pittsburgh, PA, 15260, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 43:2866-77. 2013
  4. pmc Brief report: is cognitive rehabilitation needed in verbal adults with autism? Insights from initial enrollment in a trial of cognitive enhancement therapy
    Shaun M Eack
    School of Social Work, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 43:2233-7. 2013
  5. pmc Negative symptom improvement during cognitive rehabilitation: results from a 2-year trial of Cognitive Enhancement Therapy
    Shaun M Eack
    School of Social Work, University of Pittsburgh, 2117 Cathedral of Learning, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Psychiatry Res 209:21-6. 2013
  6. pmc Commonalities in social and non-social cognitive impairments in adults with autism spectrum disorder and schizophrenia
    Shaun M Eack
    School of Social Work, University of Pittsburgh, United States
    Schizophr Res 148:24-8. 2013
  7. pmc Mechanisms of functional improvement in a 2-year trial of cognitive enhancement therapy for early schizophrenia
    S M Eack
    School of Social Work, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Psychol Med 41:1253-61. 2011
  8. pmc Interviewer-perceived honesty as a mediator of racial disparities in the diagnosis of schizophrenia
    Shaun M Eack
    School of Social Work and with Center on Race and Social Problems, University of Pittsburgh, 2117 Cathedral of Learning, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 63:875-80. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Screening for anxiety and depression in community mental health: the beck anxiety and depression inventories
    Shaun M Eack
    School of Social Work, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Community Ment Health J 44:465-74. 2008
  10. pmc One-year durability of the effects of cognitive enhancement therapy on functional outcome in early schizophrenia
    Shaun M Eack
    School of Social Work, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Schizophr Res 120:210-6. 2010

Research Grants

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Publications36

  1. pmc Cognitive remediation: a new generation of psychosocial interventions for people with schizophrenia
    Shaun M Eack
    School of Social Work, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA
    Soc Work 57:235-46. 2012
    ..Cognitive remediation is an effective next-generation psychosocial intervention that social workers can use to help improve the lives of many people who live with schizophrenia...
  2. pmc Prefrontal cortical dysfunction during visual perspective-taking in schizophrenia
    Shaun M Eack
    School of Social Work, University of Pittsburgh, United States Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, United States Electronic address
    Schizophr Res 150:491-7. 2013
    ..These findings suggest that disruptions are present in the most fundamental aspects of perspective-taking in schizophrenia, and that these disruptions impact higher-order social information processing. ..
  3. pmc Cognitive enhancement therapy for adults with autism spectrum disorder: results of an 18-month feasibility study
    Shaun M Eack
    School of Social Work, University of Pittsburgh, 2117 Cathedral of Learning, Pittsburgh, PA, 15260, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 43:2866-77. 2013
    ..001). These findings suggest that CET is a feasible, acceptable, and potentially effective intervention for remediating the social and non-social cognitive impairments in verbal adults with autism. ..
  4. pmc Brief report: is cognitive rehabilitation needed in verbal adults with autism? Insights from initial enrollment in a trial of cognitive enhancement therapy
    Shaun M Eack
    School of Social Work, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 43:2233-7. 2013
    ..These findings indicate the need for comprehensive interventions designed to enhance cognition among verbal adults with autism who have intact intellectual functioning. ..
  5. pmc Negative symptom improvement during cognitive rehabilitation: results from a 2-year trial of Cognitive Enhancement Therapy
    Shaun M Eack
    School of Social Work, University of Pittsburgh, 2117 Cathedral of Learning, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Psychiatry Res 209:21-6. 2013
    ..Future studies specifically designed to examine negative symptoms during the course of cognitive rehabilitation are needed. ..
  6. pmc Commonalities in social and non-social cognitive impairments in adults with autism spectrum disorder and schizophrenia
    Shaun M Eack
    School of Social Work, University of Pittsburgh, United States
    Schizophr Res 148:24-8. 2013
    ....
  7. pmc Mechanisms of functional improvement in a 2-year trial of cognitive enhancement therapy for early schizophrenia
    S M Eack
    School of Social Work, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Psychol Med 41:1253-61. 2011
    ..This research sought to identify the neurocognitive and social-cognitive mechanisms of functional improvement during a 2-year trial of cognitive enhancement therapy (CET) for early-course schizophrenia...
  8. pmc Interviewer-perceived honesty as a mediator of racial disparities in the diagnosis of schizophrenia
    Shaun M Eack
    School of Social Work and with Center on Race and Social Problems, University of Pittsburgh, 2117 Cathedral of Learning, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 63:875-80. 2012
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Screening for anxiety and depression in community mental health: the beck anxiety and depression inventories
    Shaun M Eack
    School of Social Work, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Community Ment Health J 44:465-74. 2008
    ..Deploying these instruments as initial screens in a tiered diagnostic system may improve diagnostic accuracy in community settings...
  10. pmc One-year durability of the effects of cognitive enhancement therapy on functional outcome in early schizophrenia
    Shaun M Eack
    School of Social Work, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Schizophr Res 120:210-6. 2010
    ..These findings support the durability of CET effects on functional outcome in the early course of schizophrenia, and point to the potential of cognitive rehabilitation to have a lasting impact on the early trajectory of the disorder...
  11. pmc Evidence of factorial variance of the Mayer-Salovey-Caruso Emotional Intelligence Test across schizophrenia and normative samples
    Shaun M Eack
    School of Social Work, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Schizophr Res 114:105-9. 2009
    ..Results indicated that the factor structure of the MSCEIT was significantly different between the schizophrenia and normative samples. Implications for future research are discussed...
  12. pmc Case managers' perspectives on what they need to do their job
    Shaun M Eack
    University of Pittsburgh, School of Social Work, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Psychiatr Rehabil J 32:309-12. 2009
    ..The purpose of this brief report is to identify the perceived training needs of case managers working on community support teams in a community mental health center serving a semi-rural/suburban area...
  13. pmc Psychiatric symptoms and quality of life in schizophrenia: a meta-analysis
    Shaun M Eack
    School of Social Work, University of Pittsburgh, 2117 Cathedral of Learning Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Schizophr Bull 33:1225-37. 2007
    ..Implications for future research and treatment development are discussed...
  14. pmc Assessing social-cognitive deficits in schizophrenia with the Mayer-Salovey-Caruso Emotional Intelligence Test
    Shaun M Eack
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Schizophr Bull 36:370-80. 2010
    ..Further investigation is warranted to examine the instrument's latent factor structure and convergence with other measures of social cognition...
  15. pmc An integrated psychobiological predictive model of emergent psychopathology among young relatives at risk for schizophrenia
    Shaun M Eack
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 32:1873-8. 2008
    ..We tested the predictive power of an integrated psychobiological model of schizophrenia risk to subsequent psychopathology development among young relatives at risk for the disorder...
  16. pmc Neuroprotective effects of cognitive enhancement therapy against gray matter loss in early schizophrenia: results from a 2-year randomized controlled trial
    Shaun M Eack
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 67:674-82. 2010
    ..Cognitive rehabilitation has shown efficacy in improving cognition in patients with schizophrenia but the underlying neurobiologic changes that occur during these treatments and support cognitive improvement are not well known...
  17. ncbi request reprint Durability and mechanism of effects of cognitive enhancement therapy
    Gerard E Hogarty
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburg Medical Center, PA 15213, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:1751-7. 2006
    ..CET is a developmental, small-group approach to the remediation of neurocognitive and social-cognitive deficits among persons with schizophrenia. A mechanism of action that might explain the effects of CET was also sought...
  18. pmc Neuroanatomical substrates of foresight in schizophrenia
    Shaun M Eack
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, United States
    Schizophr Res 103:62-70. 2008
    ..Implications and directions for future research are discussed...
  19. pmc Cognitive enhancement therapy improves emotional intelligence in early course schizophrenia: preliminary effects
    Shaun M Eack
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3811 O Hara St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, United States
    Schizophr Res 89:308-11. 2007
    ..These findings lend preliminary support to the previously documented benefits of CET on social cognition in schizophrenia, and suggest that such benefits can be extended to patients in the early course of the illness...
  20. pmc Social cognition deficits among individuals at familial high risk for schizophrenia
    Shaun M Eack
    School of Social Work, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Schizophr Bull 36:1081-8. 2010
    ..These results suggest that impairments in social cognition may be unique endophenotypes for schizophrenia...
  21. pmc Cognitive enhancement therapy for early-course schizophrenia: effects of a two-year randomized controlled trial
    Shaun M Eack
    School of Social Work, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:1468-76. 2009
    ..This study examined the two-year effects of an integrated neurocognitive and social-cognitive rehabilitation program, cognitive enhancement therapy (CET), on cognitive and functional outcomes in early-course schizophrenia...
  22. pmc Structural neurobiological correlates of Mayer-Salovery-Caruso Emotional Intelligence Test performance in early course schizophrenia
    Jessica A Wojtalik
    School of Social Work, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 40:207-12. 2013
    ..As a way to further investigate the validity of the MSCEIT, this study sought to examine the neurobiological correlates of MSCEIT performance in patients with early course schizophrenia...
  23. pmc Prefrontal gray matter morphology mediates the association between serum anticholinergicity and cognitive functioning in early course schizophrenia
    Jessica A Wojtalik
    School of Social Work, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Psychiatry Res 204:61-7. 2012
    ..Disease- and/or medication-related cholinergic dysfunction may be associated with brain volume abnormalities in early course schizophrenia, which may account for the association between SAA and cognitive dysfunction in the disorder...
  24. ncbi request reprint Examining the course and outcome of individuals diagnosed with schizophrenia and comorbid borderline personality disorder
    Amber L Bahorik
    School of Social Work, University of Pittsburgh, United States
    Schizophr Res 124:29-35. 2010
    ..Our findings indicate that the co-occurrence of schizophrenia and BPD is not infrequent and that BPD has a significant negative longitudinal impact on the course and outcome of patients with schizophrenia...
  25. pmc Quality of life for persons living with schizophrenia: more than just symptoms
    Shaun M Eack
    School of Socail Work, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Psychiatr Rehabil J 30:219-22. 2007
    ..Implications for schizophrenia treatment are discussed...
  26. ncbi request reprint A growth curve analysis of emotion dysregulation as a mediator for violence in individuals with and without borderline personality disorder
    Christina E Newhill
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Pers Disord 26:452-67. 2012
    ..Implications for modifying existing treatment protocols to reduce interpersonal violence in this population are discussed...
  27. pmc Antiherpes virus-specific treatment and cognition in schizophrenia: a test-of-concept randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial
    Konasale M Prasad
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Schizophr Bull 39:857-66. 2013
    ....
  28. pmc Characterizing the longitudinal patterns of substance use among individuals diagnosed with serious mental illness after psychiatric hospitalization
    Amber L Bahorik
    School of Social Work, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Addiction 108:1259-69. 2013
    ..To characterize longitudinal patterns of substance use across a large sample of psychiatric patients discharged from inpatient admission, followed for 1-year post-hospitalization...
  29. pmc Foresight in schizophrenia: a potentially unique and relevant factor to functional disability
    Shaun M Eack
    School of Social Work, University of Pittsburgh, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 59:256-60. 2008
    ..This research sought to further elucidate the factors that conspire against functional recovery from schizophrenia by introducing the concept of foresight and exploring its unique contribution to functional outcome...
  30. pmc A systematic review of psychosocial interventions for adults with autism spectrum disorders
    Lauren Bishop-Fitzpatrick
    School of Social Work, University of Pittsburgh, 2117 Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 43:687-94. 2013
    ..14-3.59, although the quantity and quality of studies is limited. There is substantial need for the rigorous development and evaluation of psychosocial treatments for adults with ASD...
  31. pmc ASD, a psychiatric disorder, or both? Psychiatric diagnoses in adolescents with high-functioning ASD
    Carla A Mazefsky
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 41:516-23. 2012
    ..Results emphasize the importance of increasing awareness of the manifestations of high-functioning autism in order to improve accuracy of diagnosis and appropriateness of interventions...
  32. doi request reprint Do premorbid impairments predict emergent 'prodromal' symptoms in young relatives at risk for schizophrenia?
    Matcheri S Keshavan
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Early Interv Psychiatry 3:213-20. 2009
    ..A better understanding of the role of these abnormalities in predicting later onset of 'prodromal' symptoms or psychosis may help in early identification of SZ...
  33. pmc Neurocognitive functioning of individuals with schizophrenia: using and not using drugs
    Amber L Bahorik
    School of Social Work, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
    Schizophr Bull 40:856-67. 2014
    ....
  34. pmc Predicting the risk of psychosis onset: advances and prospects
    Eric V Strobl
    Medical Scientist Training Program, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Early Interv Psychiatry 6:368-79. 2012
    ..To conduct a systematic review of the methods and performance characteristics of models developed for predicting the onset of psychosis...
  35. doi request reprint Violent behavior in borderline personality
    Christina E Newhill
    School of Social Work, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    J Pers Disord 23:541-54. 2009
    ..These findings point to violence as a serious and prevalent problem among individuals with BPD, for whom targeted violence reduction strategies that take into account ASPD and psychopathic co-morbidity must be developed...
  36. pmc Gerard E. Hogarty (1935--2006): combining science and humanism to improve the care of persons with schizophrenia
    Shaun M Eack
    Schizophr Bull 33:1056-62. 2007
    ....

Research Grants2