Bernard A Fischer

Summary

Affiliation: University of Maryland
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Participants with schizophrenia retain the information necessary for informed consent during clinical trials
    Bernard A Fischer
    Maryland Psychiatric Research Center, PO Box 21247, Baltimore, MD 21228, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 74:622-7. 2013
  2. doi request reprint A review of American psychiatry through its diagnoses: the history and development of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders
    Bernard A Fischer
    Capital Healthcare Area VISN 5 Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center MIRECC, Department of Veterans Affairs, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 200:1022-30. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Maltreatment of people with serious mental illness in the early 20th century: a focus on Nazi Germany and eugenics in America
    Bernard A Fischer
    Capital Healthcare Area Veterans Integrated Service Network 5 Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center MIRECC, Department of Veterans Affairs, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 200:1096-100. 2012
  4. doi request reprint The role of antihistaminic effects in the misuse of quetiapine: a case report and review of the literature
    Bernard A Fischer
    Maryland Psychiatric Research Center, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21228, USA
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 34:555-8. 2010
  5. pmc The investigator and the IRB: a survey of depression and schizophrenia researchers
    Bernard A Fischer
    Maryland Psychiatric Research Center, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 55 Wade Avenue, P O Box 21247, Baltimore, MD 21228, USA
    Schizophr Res 122:206-12. 2010
  6. pmc Next-generation negative symptom assessment for clinical trials: validation of the Brief Negative Symptom Scale
    Gregory P Strauss
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Maryland Psychiatric Research Center, Baltimore, MD 21228, USA
    Schizophr Res 142:88-92. 2012
  7. pmc Deconstructing negative symptoms of schizophrenia: avolition-apathy and diminished expression clusters predict clinical presentation and functional outcome
    Gregory P Strauss
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Maryland Psychiatric Research Center, P O Box 21247, Baltimore, MD 21228, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 47:783-90. 2013
  8. pmc Cortical structural abnormalities in deficit versus nondeficit schizophrenia
    Bernard A Fischer
    Veterans Affairs Capital Network VISN 5 Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Schizophr Res 136:51-4. 2012
  9. pmc Factor structure of the Brief Negative Symptom Scale
    Gregory P Strauss
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Maryland Psychiatric Research Center, Baltimore, MD 21228, USA
    Schizophr Res 142:96-8. 2012
  10. pmc The 2009 schizophrenia PORT psychopharmacological treatment recommendations and summary statements
    Robert W Buchanan
    Maryland Psychiatric Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine, PO Box 21247, Baltimore, MD 21228, USA
    Schizophr Bull 36:71-93. 2010

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. doi request reprint Participants with schizophrenia retain the information necessary for informed consent during clinical trials
    Bernard A Fischer
    Maryland Psychiatric Research Center, PO Box 21247, Baltimore, MD 21228, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 74:622-7. 2013
    ..Stability was defined as being on an antipsychotic with no change in medication or dose over the previous 4 weeks...
  2. doi request reprint A review of American psychiatry through its diagnoses: the history and development of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders
    Bernard A Fischer
    Capital Healthcare Area VISN 5 Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center MIRECC, Department of Veterans Affairs, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 200:1022-30. 2012
    ..DSM-5 will likewise represent the current status of the field-not only with regard to science but also reflecting the place of American psychiatry in medicine today...
  3. doi request reprint Maltreatment of people with serious mental illness in the early 20th century: a focus on Nazi Germany and eugenics in America
    Bernard A Fischer
    Capital Healthcare Area Veterans Integrated Service Network 5 Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center MIRECC, Department of Veterans Affairs, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 200:1096-100. 2012
    ..Mental health care clinicians need to examine this period to honor the memory of the victims of eugenics and to guarantee that nothing like this will ever happen again...
  4. doi request reprint The role of antihistaminic effects in the misuse of quetiapine: a case report and review of the literature
    Bernard A Fischer
    Maryland Psychiatric Research Center, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21228, USA
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 34:555-8. 2010
    ..This includes the unwelcome possibility of restricting access to this effective medication...
  5. pmc The investigator and the IRB: a survey of depression and schizophrenia researchers
    Bernard A Fischer
    Maryland Psychiatric Research Center, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 55 Wade Avenue, P O Box 21247, Baltimore, MD 21228, USA
    Schizophr Res 122:206-12. 2010
    ..facilitating IRB review by eliminating evaluation of design may be possible if the protocol has already been vetted by a credible funding agency (such as the U.S. National Institutes of Health)...
  6. pmc Next-generation negative symptom assessment for clinical trials: validation of the Brief Negative Symptom Scale
    Gregory P Strauss
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Maryland Psychiatric Research Center, Baltimore, MD 21228, USA
    Schizophr Res 142:88-92. 2012
    ..Given its brevity (13-items, 15-minute interview) and good psychometric characteristics, the BNSS can be considered a promising new instrument for use in clinical trials...
  7. pmc Deconstructing negative symptoms of schizophrenia: avolition-apathy and diminished expression clusters predict clinical presentation and functional outcome
    Gregory P Strauss
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Maryland Psychiatric Research Center, P O Box 21247, Baltimore, MD 21228, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 47:783-90. 2013
    ..However, it is currently unclear whether negative symptoms themselves are multi-faceted, and whether sub-groups of patients who display unique negative symptom profiles can be identified...
  8. pmc Cortical structural abnormalities in deficit versus nondeficit schizophrenia
    Bernard A Fischer
    Veterans Affairs Capital Network VISN 5 Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Schizophr Res 136:51-4. 2012
    ..To examine the structural integrity of the dorsolateral prefrontal-basal ganglia-thalamocortical circuit in people with the deficit form of schizophrenia...
  9. pmc Factor structure of the Brief Negative Symptom Scale
    Gregory P Strauss
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Maryland Psychiatric Research Center, Baltimore, MD 21228, USA
    Schizophr Res 142:96-8. 2012
    ..These findings provide further support for the construct validity of the BNSS, and for the existence of these two negative symptom factors...
  10. pmc The 2009 schizophrenia PORT psychopharmacological treatment recommendations and summary statements
    Robert W Buchanan
    Maryland Psychiatric Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine, PO Box 21247, Baltimore, MD 21228, USA
    Schizophr Bull 36:71-93. 2010
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  11. doi request reprint Revisiting the diagnosis of schizophrenia: where have we been and where are we going?
    William R Keller
    Maryland Psychiatric Research Center, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    CNS Neurosci Ther 17:83-8. 2011
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  12. pmc A summary of important documents in the field of research ethics
    Bernard A Fischer
    Maryland Psychiatric Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine, P O Box 21247, Baltimore, MD, 21228, USA
    Schizophr Bull 32:69-80. 2006
    ..S. Common Rule, the Guideline for Good Clinical Practice, and the National Bioethics Advisory Commission's report on research protections for the mentally ill...
  13. pmc Treating symptomatic hyperprolactinemia in women with schizophrenia: presentation of the ongoing DAAMSEL clinical trial (Dopamine partial Agonist, Aripiprazole, for the Management of Symptomatic ELevated prolactin)
    Deanna L Kelly
    School of Medicine, Maryland Psychiatric Research Center, University of Maryland Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    BMC Psychiatry 13:214. 2013
    ..More attention and focus are needed to address these significant side effects and help the field better personalize the treatment of women with schizophrenia. ..
  14. doi request reprint Community adherence to schizophrenia treatment and safety monitoring guidelines
    William R Keller
    Maryland Psychiatric Research Center, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore and VA Capital Network VISN 5 Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center MIRECC, Baltimore, MD
    J Nerv Ment Dis 202:6-12. 2014
    ..There is less evidence that patients who receive treatment in the community are adequately monitored for antipsychotic side effects per the Mount Sinai recommendations. ..
  15. pmc Will the Kraepelinian dichotomy survive DSM-V?
    Bernard A Fischer
    Department of Psychiatry, Maryland Psychiatric Research Center, VA Capitol Health Care Network VISN 5 MIRECC and University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21228, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 34:2081-7. 2009
    ..An alternative paradigm based on domains of pathology is more powerful for studies of etiology, pathophysiology, and therapeutic discovery...
  16. doi request reprint The role of social media networks in psychotic disorders: a case report
    Nithin Krishna
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21228 Electronic address
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 35:576.e1-2. 2013
    ..It is imperative to identify populations at risk of SMN-related stalking behaviors to stratify mental health resources and interventions. Additional studies are needed to further clarify the role of SMN in psychotic disorders. ..
  17. doi request reprint Tacrolimus-induced paranoid delusions and fugue-like state
    Nithin Krishna
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21228, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 35:327.e5-327.e6. 2013
    ..Treatment usually calls for prompt discontinuation of tacrolimus, substituting with another immunosuppressant, and possible use of antipsychotics...