J A Hellings

Summary

Affiliation: University of Kansas Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Much improved outcome with gabapentin-divalproex combination in adults with bipolar disorders and developmental disabilities
    Jessica A Hellings
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 26:344-6. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Weight gain in a controlled study of risperidone in children, adolescents and adults with mental retardation and autism
    J A Hellings
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City 66160, USA
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 11:229-38. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint A crossover study of risperidone in children, adolescents and adults with mental retardation
    Jessica A Hellings
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Kansas Medical Center, 3901 Rainbow Boulevard, Kansas City, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 36:401-11. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Risperidone-induced prolactin elevation in a prospective study of children, adolescents, and adults with mental retardation and pervasive developmental disorders
    Jessica A Hellings
    University of Kansas Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Kansas City, Kansas 66160, USA
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 15:885-92. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint A double-blind, placebo-controlled study of valproate for aggression in youth with pervasive developmental disorders
    Jessica A Hellings
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas 66160, USA
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 15:682-92. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint The overt aggression scale for rating aggression in outpatient youth with autistic disorder: preliminary findings
    Jessica A Hellings
    University of Kansas Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, 3901 Rainbow Blvd, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 17:29-35. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Overnight versus progressive conversion of multiple daily-dose divalproex to once-daily divalproex extended release: which strategy is better tolerated by adults with intellectual disabilities?
    Jessica A Hellings
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 29:492-5. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of risperidone on destructive behavior of persons with developmental disabilities: III. Functional analysis
    Jennifer R Zarcone
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Kansas, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City 66160 7341, USA
    Am J Ment Retard 109:310-21. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and safety of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors in the treatment of depression in children and adolescents: practitioner review
    Susan C Sharp
    University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas 66160, USA
    Clin Drug Investig 26:247-55. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Psychopathology, GABA, and the Rubinstein-Taybi syndrome: a review and case study
    Jessica A Hellings
    University of Kansas Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, Kansas City, Kansas, USA
    Am J Med Genet 114:190-5. 2002

Research Grants

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Publications12

  1. ncbi request reprint Much improved outcome with gabapentin-divalproex combination in adults with bipolar disorders and developmental disabilities
    Jessica A Hellings
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 26:344-6. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Weight gain in a controlled study of risperidone in children, adolescents and adults with mental retardation and autism
    J A Hellings
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City 66160, USA
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 11:229-38. 2001
    ..Rate of weight gain diminished rapidly on tapering and stopping the drug. Further studies are urgently needed, including those incorporating diet and exercise programming...
  3. ncbi request reprint A crossover study of risperidone in children, adolescents and adults with mental retardation
    Jessica A Hellings
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Kansas Medical Center, 3901 Rainbow Boulevard, Kansas City, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 36:401-11. 2006
    ..Increased appetite and weight gain were common. Low dose risperidone was effective for aggressive behavior in persons with MR. More long-term studies are needed, incorporating weight control interventions...
  4. ncbi request reprint Risperidone-induced prolactin elevation in a prospective study of children, adolescents, and adults with mental retardation and pervasive developmental disorders
    Jessica A Hellings
    University of Kansas Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Kansas City, Kansas 66160, USA
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 15:885-92. 2005
    ..Risperidone elevates prolactin more than other atypical antipsychotic medications. Females may show greater prolactin elevation than males...
  5. ncbi request reprint A double-blind, placebo-controlled study of valproate for aggression in youth with pervasive developmental disorders
    Jessica A Hellings
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas 66160, USA
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 15:682-92. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to study valproate efficacy and safety for aggression in children and adolescents with pervasive developmental disorders (PDD)...
  6. ncbi request reprint The overt aggression scale for rating aggression in outpatient youth with autistic disorder: preliminary findings
    Jessica A Hellings
    University of Kansas Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, 3901 Rainbow Blvd, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 17:29-35. 2005
    ..Further study of the OAS in outpatients with aggression and developmental disabilities is warranted...
  7. doi request reprint Overnight versus progressive conversion of multiple daily-dose divalproex to once-daily divalproex extended release: which strategy is better tolerated by adults with intellectual disabilities?
    Jessica A Hellings
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 29:492-5. 2009
    ..One subject in the overnight group manifested acute diarrhea and vomiting, followed by a very brief tonic leg seizure 6 days later. Larger studies are warranted...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of risperidone on destructive behavior of persons with developmental disabilities: III. Functional analysis
    Jennifer R Zarcone
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Kansas, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City 66160 7341, USA
    Am J Ment Retard 109:310-21. 2004
    ..e., an elevated rate of responding occurred in a specific condition), and risperidone treatment produced function-specific reductions of their destructive behavior...
  9. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and safety of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors in the treatment of depression in children and adolescents: practitioner review
    Susan C Sharp
    University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas 66160, USA
    Clin Drug Investig 26:247-55. 2006
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  10. ncbi request reprint Psychopathology, GABA, and the Rubinstein-Taybi syndrome: a review and case study
    Jessica A Hellings
    University of Kansas Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, Kansas City, Kansas, USA
    Am J Med Genet 114:190-5. 2002
    ..Further prospective study is needed of RTS persons regarding behavioral problems, comorbid psychiatric diagnoses, and treatment responses, correlated with genetic abnormalities...
  11. ncbi request reprint Use of functional analysis methodology in the evaluation of medication effects
    Kimberly A Crosland
    University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas 66045 7555, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 33:271-9. 2003
    ..Results of the study demonstrate how functional analysis may provide information on those conditions and behaviors that are most likely to be affected by a specific medication...
  12. ncbi request reprint Multimodal evaluation of risperidone for destructive behavior: functional analysis, direct observations, rating scales, and psychiatric impressions
    Maria G Valdovinos
    Schiefelbusch Institute for Lifespan Studies, University of Kansas, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 10:268-75. 2002
    ..Results indicate that risperidone does decrease destructive behavior and that, for the most part, all of the various measures yielded similar results...

Research Grants1

  1. VALPROATE RESPONSE IN AGGRESSIVE AUTISTIC ADOLESCENTS
    Jessica Hellings; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Study results will be prepared and submitted as manuscripts for publications and presentations. Achievement of goals of the grant will be monitored by Dr. Schroeder weekly, quarterly and annually. ..