R S Kern

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Adapting social neuroscience measures for schizophrenia clinical trials, Part 2: trolling the depths of psychometric properties
    Robert S Kern
    To whom correspondence should be addressed VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare Center MIRECC 210 A, Building 210, Room 116, 11301 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90073, US tel 310 478 3711, ext 49229, fax 310 268 4056, E mail
    Schizophr Bull 39:1201-10. 2013
  2. doi request reprint A demonstration project involving peers as providers of evidence-based, supported employment services
    Robert S Kern
    David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Psychiatr Rehabil J 36:99-107. 2013
  3. pmc Errorless learning for training individuals with schizophrenia at a community mental health setting providing work experience
    Robert S Kern
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Schizophr Bull 35:807-15. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint The neurocognitive effects of aripiprazole: an open-label comparison with olanzapine
    Robert S Kern
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90073, and Zucker Hillside Hospital, North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System, Glen Oaks, NY, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 187:312-20. 2006
  5. pmc Theory of mind deficits for processing counterfactual information in persons with chronic schizophrenia
    R S Kern
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Psychol Med 39:645-54. 2009
  6. pmc Psychosocial treatments to promote functional recovery in schizophrenia
    Robert S Kern
    Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System MIRECC 210 A, Building 210, Room 116, 11301 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Schizophr Bull 35:347-61. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Extensions of errorless learning for social problem-solving deficits in schizophrenia
    Robert S Kern
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute and Hospital, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 162:513-9. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint NIMH-MATRICS survey on assessment of neurocognition in schizophrenia
    Robert S Kern
    UCLA Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Schizophr Res 72:11-9. 2004
  9. doi request reprint Declarative and nondeclarative memory in schizophrenia: What is impaired? What is spared?
    Robert S Kern
    David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 32:1017-27. 2010
  10. pmc The MCCB impairment profile for schizophrenia outpatients: results from the MATRICS psychometric and standardization study
    Robert S Kern
    UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, David Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90073, United States
    Schizophr Res 126:124-31. 2011

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. pmc Adapting social neuroscience measures for schizophrenia clinical trials, Part 2: trolling the depths of psychometric properties
    Robert S Kern
    To whom correspondence should be addressed VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare Center MIRECC 210 A, Building 210, Room 116, 11301 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90073, US tel 310 478 3711, ext 49229, fax 310 268 4056, E mail
    Schizophr Bull 39:1201-10. 2013
    ..The other paradigms showed weaker psychometric characteristics in their current forms. These findings highlight challenges in adapting social neuroscience paradigms for use in clinical trials. ..
  2. doi request reprint A demonstration project involving peers as providers of evidence-based, supported employment services
    Robert S Kern
    David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Psychiatr Rehabil J 36:99-107. 2013
    ....
  3. pmc Errorless learning for training individuals with schizophrenia at a community mental health setting providing work experience
    Robert S Kern
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Schizophr Bull 35:807-15. 2009
    ..There were no group differences on self-esteem, job satisfaction, or work stress. The findings provide modest support for the extensions of EL to community settings for enhancing work performance...
  4. ncbi request reprint The neurocognitive effects of aripiprazole: an open-label comparison with olanzapine
    Robert S Kern
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90073, and Zucker Hillside Hospital, North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System, Glen Oaks, NY, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 187:312-20. 2006
    ..Cognitive deficits are a core feature of schizophrenia. As a target of intervention, improvements in cognition may lead to improvements in functional outcome...
  5. pmc Theory of mind deficits for processing counterfactual information in persons with chronic schizophrenia
    R S Kern
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Psychol Med 39:645-54. 2009
    ..Particular difficulties might be expected in the processing of counterfactual information such as sarcasm or lies...
  6. pmc Psychosocial treatments to promote functional recovery in schizophrenia
    Robert S Kern
    Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System MIRECC 210 A, Building 210, Room 116, 11301 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Schizophr Bull 35:347-61. 2009
    ..Overall, these treatments provide a range of promising approaches to helping patients achieve better outcomes far beyond symptom stabilization...
  7. ncbi request reprint Extensions of errorless learning for social problem-solving deficits in schizophrenia
    Robert S Kern
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute and Hospital, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 162:513-9. 2005
    ..However, errorless learning's applicability to broader, more complex functions is unknown. The present study tested the extension of errorless learning for deficits in social problem-solving skills in patients with schizophrenia...
  8. ncbi request reprint NIMH-MATRICS survey on assessment of neurocognition in schizophrenia
    Robert S Kern
    UCLA Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Schizophr Res 72:11-9. 2004
    ..This article presents the results of the pre-conference survey that was the first step in the RAND process towards development of the NIMH-MATRICS consensus battery to assess cognition in schizophrenia...
  9. doi request reprint Declarative and nondeclarative memory in schizophrenia: What is impaired? What is spared?
    Robert S Kern
    David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 32:1017-27. 2010
    ..Skill (procedural) learning and retention of learned, declarative verbal information across a delay appear intact, while all other areas measured appear impaired...
  10. pmc The MCCB impairment profile for schizophrenia outpatients: results from the MATRICS psychometric and standardization study
    Robert S Kern
    UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, David Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90073, United States
    Schizophr Res 126:124-31. 2011
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Applications of errorless learning for improving work performance in persons with schizophrenia
    Robert S Kern
    UCLA Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 159:1921-6. 2002
    ..The present study tested a training method called errorless learning (which theoretically compensates for neurocognitive impairments) for efficacy at teaching entry-level job tasks to persons with serious and persistent mental illness...
  12. doi request reprint The MATRICS Consensus Cognitive Battery, part 2: co-norming and standardization
    Robert S Kern
    Department of Psychology, Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles CA 90073, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 165:214-20. 2008
    ..S. community sample with the battery administered as a unit...
  13. ncbi request reprint Does 'errorless learning' compensate for neurocognitive impairments in the work rehabilitation of persons with schizophrenia?
    R S Kern
    UCLA Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences and Department of Veteran s Affairs VISN 22 Mental Illness Research Education and Clinical Center MIRECC, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Psychol Med 33:433-42. 2003
    ..Procedures based on errorless learning may facilitate work rehabilitation because they effectively automate training of work and other skills, thereby reducing the cognitive burden on persons with schizophrenia...
  14. ncbi request reprint Development of a measure of relationship perception in schizophrenia
    Mark J Sergi
    Department of Psychology, California State University, Northridge, CA 91330 8255, USA
    Psychiatry Res 166:54-62. 2009
    ..The schizophrenia patients' performance on the RAD was moderately related to reading ability and several domains of community functioning...
  15. ncbi request reprint Perception of emotion and neurocognitive functioning in schizophrenia: what's the link?
    K S Kee
    Department of Psychology, University of California, and West Los Angeles Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 90073, USA
    Psychiatry Res 81:57-65. 1998
    ..These findings implicate the importance of early perceptual processing (i.e. visual scanning) in the ability of schizophrenic individuals to perceive emotion...
  16. ncbi request reprint Risperidone versus haloperidol for perception of emotion in treatment-resistant schizophrenia: preliminary findings
    K S Kee
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Schizophr Res 31:159-65. 1998
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Learning potential and the prediction of work skill acquisition in schizophrenia
    Mark J Sergi
    Department of Psychology, California State University, 18111 Nordhoff Street, Northridge, CA 91330 8255, USA
    Schizophr Bull 31:67-72. 2005
    ..These findings indicate that measures of learning potential contribute to the prediction of work skill acquisition, going beyond the predictive power of single administration assessments...
  18. ncbi request reprint Does risperidone improve verbal working memory in treatment-resistant schizophrenia?
    M F Green
    UCLA Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences 90024 1759, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 154:799-804. 1997
    ....
  19. doi request reprint The MATRICS Consensus Cognitive Battery, part 1: test selection, reliability, and validity
    Keith H Nuechterlein
    Department of Psychology, UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, 300 Medical Plaza, Rm 2251, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6968, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 165:203-13. 2008
    ....
  20. pmc Bifactor and item response theory analyses of interviewer report scales of cognitive impairment in schizophrenia
    Steven P Reise
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Psychol Assess 23:245-61. 2011
    ..This suggests that these interview-based measures of cognitive deficits could be shortened without loss of measurement precision...
  21. pmc The Cognitive Assessment Interview (CAI): development and validation of an empirically derived, brief interview-based measure of cognition
    Joseph Ventura
    Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, United States
    Schizophr Res 121:24-31. 2010
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Approaching a consensus cognitive battery for clinical trials in schizophrenia: the NIMH-MATRICS conference to select cognitive domains and test criteria
    Michael F Green
    Neuropsychiatric Institute, Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 56:301-7. 2004
    ..The results from this meeting constitute the initial steps for reaching a consensus cognitive battery for clinical trials in schizophrenia...
  23. pmc Further support for the role of dysfunctional attitudes in models of real-world functioning in schizophrenia
    William P Horan
    VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, University of California, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 44:499-505. 2010
    ..These findings support the value of dysfunctional attitudes for understanding the determinants of outcome in schizophrenia and suggest that therapeutic interventions targeting these attitudes may facilitate functional recovery...
  24. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal studies of cognition and functional outcome in schizophrenia: implications for MATRICS
    Michael F Green
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, USA
    Schizophr Res 72:41-51. 2004
    ..These steps are apt to have important implications for clinical trials of cognition-enhancing agents in schizophrenia...
  25. pmc Social cognitive skills training in schizophrenia: an initial efficacy study of stabilized outpatients
    William P Horan
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Schizophr Res 107:47-54. 2009
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Emotional intelligence in schizophrenia
    Kimmy S Kee
    Psychology Program, California State University Channel Islands, USA
    Schizophr Res 107:61-8. 2009
    ..D., Salovey, P., Caruso, D.R., 2002. Mayer-Salovey-Caruso Emotional Intelligence Test (MSCEIT): User's Manual. Multi-Health Systems, Inc., Toronto, Ontario)...
  27. doi request reprint Functional co-primary measures for clinical trials in schizophrenia: results from the MATRICS Psychometric and Standardization Study
    Michael F Green
    Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, UCLA, 300 Medical Plaza, Rm 2263, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6968, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 165:221-8. 2008
    ..e., a co-primary) that is considered functionally meaningful. The goal of the current study was to describe steps to evaluate four potential co-primary measures for psychometric properties and validity...
  28. ncbi request reprint An "errorful" learning deficit in schizophrenia?
    Jay W Pope
    Fuller Graduate School of Psychology, Pasadena, CA, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 28:101-10. 2006
    ..The findings implicate problems in the ability to self-correct and suggest that rehabilitation efforts incorporating errorless learning methods may benefit persons with schizophrenia...
  29. pmc Cognitive rehabilitation for schizophrenia and the putative role of motivation and expectancies
    Dawn I Velligan
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, USA
    Schizophr Bull 32:474-85. 2006
    ..Although a number of current CR approaches address motivation to varying degrees, treating motivation as a primary target may be needed to maximize CR outcomes...
  30. ncbi request reprint A controlled trial of cognitive remediation in schizophrenia
    Mark van der Gaag
    Parnassia Research Center, Het Spectrum, The Hague, The Netherlands
    Schizophr Bull 28:167-76. 2002
    ..While cognitive training programs may improve targeted areas of neurocognitive processing, broad generalization effects to domains outside those targeted for intervention are not likely concomitants...
  31. ncbi request reprint Emotion Management Training (EMT) in persons with treatment-resistant schizophrenia: first results
    Bettina Hodel
    Schizophr Res 68:107-8. 2004

Research Grants4

  1. Innovative Training Methods for Improving Work Outcome
    Robert Kern; Fiscal Year: 2004
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  2. Cognitive Rehabilitation and Work Outcome in Schizophrenia
    Robert Kern; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Training materials may need to be modified, obstacles within the workplace may need to be addressed, or cognitive training programs altered to better suit the needs of this clinical population. ..
  3. Cognitive Rehabilitation and Work Outcome in Schizophrenia
    Robert S Kern; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Training materials may need to be modified, obstacles within the workplace may need to be addressed, or cognitive training programs altered to better suit the needs of this clinical population. ..