Catherine A Sugar

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Affiliation: University of Southern California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Discrete state analysis for interpretation of data from clinical trials
    Catherine A Sugar
    Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089 0809, USA
    Med Care 42:183-96. 2004
  2. pmc Three-dimensional mapping of hippocampal and amygdalar structure in euthymic adults with bipolar disorder not treated with lithium
    Lara C Foland-Ross
    Laboratory of Neuro Imaging, Department of Neurology, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Psychiatry Res 211:195-201. 2013
  3. pmc Social cognition in schizophrenia, Part 2: 12-month stability and prediction of functional outcome in first-episode patients
    William P Horan
    Department of Psychiatry, Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Schizophr Bull 38:865-72. 2012
  4. pmc Normal amygdala activation but deficient ventrolateral prefrontal activation in adults with bipolar disorder during euthymia
    Lara C Foland-Ross
    Laboratory of Neuroimaging, Department of Neurology, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Neuroimage 59:738-44. 2012
  5. pmc Frontal-amygdala connectivity alterations during emotion downregulation in bipolar I disorder
    Jennifer D Townsend
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 73:127-35. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Deficits in inferior frontal cortex activation in euthymic bipolar disorder patients during a response inhibition task
    Jennifer D Townsend
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 7057, USA
    Bipolar Disord 14:442-50. 2012
  7. pmc fMRI abnormalities in dorsolateral prefrontal cortex during a working memory task in manic, euthymic and depressed bipolar subjects
    Jennifer Townsend
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Psychiatry Res 182:22-9. 2010
  8. pmc Has the generalized deficit become the generalized criticism?
    Michael F Green
    Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90024 1759, USA
    Schizophr Bull 39:257-62. 2013
  9. pmc ADHD comorbidity can matter when assessing cortical thickness abnormalities in patients with bipolar disorder
    Catherine E Hegarty
    Jane and Terry Semel Institute of Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California at Los Angeles UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Bipolar Disord 14:843-55. 2012
  10. pmc Frontostriatal neuroimaging findings differ in patients with bipolar disorder who have or do not have ADHD comorbidity
    Jennifer D Townsend
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 760 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    J Affect Disord 147:389-96. 2013

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Publications30

  1. ncbi request reprint Discrete state analysis for interpretation of data from clinical trials
    Catherine A Sugar
    Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089 0809, USA
    Med Care 42:183-96. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to demonstrate a multivariate health state approach to analyzing complex disease data that allows projection of long-term outcomes using clustering, Markov modeling, and preference weights...
  2. pmc Three-dimensional mapping of hippocampal and amygdalar structure in euthymic adults with bipolar disorder not treated with lithium
    Lara C Foland-Ross
    Laboratory of Neuro Imaging, Department of Neurology, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Psychiatry Res 211:195-201. 2013
    ..Future studies, nevertheless, that further elucidate the impact of age, course of illness, and medication on amygdala structure in bipolar disorder are warranted...
  3. pmc Social cognition in schizophrenia, Part 2: 12-month stability and prediction of functional outcome in first-episode patients
    William P Horan
    Department of Psychiatry, Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Schizophr Bull 38:865-72. 2012
    ..Social cognitive impairments may serve as useful vulnerability indicators and early clinical intervention targets...
  4. pmc Normal amygdala activation but deficient ventrolateral prefrontal activation in adults with bipolar disorder during euthymia
    Lara C Foland-Ross
    Laboratory of Neuroimaging, Department of Neurology, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Neuroimage 59:738-44. 2012
    ..Future studies that assess mood-state related changes in brain activation in longitudinal bipolar samples would be of interest...
  5. pmc Frontal-amygdala connectivity alterations during emotion downregulation in bipolar I disorder
    Jennifer D Townsend
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 73:127-35. 2013
    ..This study investigated frontal and limbic function and connectivity during emotion downregulation in euthymic subjects with bipolar I disorder (BPI) and healthy control subjects...
  6. doi request reprint Deficits in inferior frontal cortex activation in euthymic bipolar disorder patients during a response inhibition task
    Jennifer D Townsend
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 7057, USA
    Bipolar Disord 14:442-50. 2012
    ..While inferior frontal cortex (IFC) impairment has been reported in mania, this study explored whether this dysfunction persists in euthymia...
  7. pmc fMRI abnormalities in dorsolateral prefrontal cortex during a working memory task in manic, euthymic and depressed bipolar subjects
    Jennifer Townsend
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Psychiatry Res 182:22-9. 2010
    ..The reduction of neural activation may suggest a trait-related deficit. Subjects with bipolar disorder activated other additional frontal and temporal regions, perhaps as a compensatory mechanism, but this remains to be further explored...
  8. pmc Has the generalized deficit become the generalized criticism?
    Michael F Green
    Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90024 1759, USA
    Schizophr Bull 39:257-62. 2013
    ..This commentary is intended to help clarify the distinctions between these 2 situations so that concerns will be expressed in a more selective, less reflexive, manner...
  9. pmc ADHD comorbidity can matter when assessing cortical thickness abnormalities in patients with bipolar disorder
    Catherine E Hegarty
    Jane and Terry Semel Institute of Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California at Los Angeles UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Bipolar Disord 14:843-55. 2012
    ..We used a 2 × 2 design to evaluate the joint effects of BP and ADHD on cortical thickness and uncover the importance of ADHD comorbidity in BP subjects...
  10. pmc Frontostriatal neuroimaging findings differ in patients with bipolar disorder who have or do not have ADHD comorbidity
    Jennifer D Townsend
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 760 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    J Affect Disord 147:389-96. 2013
    ..Prior BP functional neuroimaging studies have not accounted for ADHD comorbidity despite its high prevalence...
  11. doi request reprint Educational attainment is not a good proxy for cognitive function in methamphetamine dependence
    Andy C Dean
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences and Semel Institute, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1759, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 123:249-54. 2012
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  12. pmc fMRI activation in the amygdala and the orbitofrontal cortex in unmedicated subjects with major depressive disorder
    Jennifer D Townsend
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, and Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Psychiatry Res 183:209-17. 2010
    ..The current study replicates previous research on unmedicated subjects showing no significant differences in amygdala function in depressed vs. control subjects with respect to simple tasks involving emotion observation...
  13. pmc Acute modafinil effects on attention and inhibitory control in methamphetamine-dependent humans
    Andy C Dean
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095 1759, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 72:943-53. 2011
    ..We thus sought to evaluate the effects of modafinil on the cognitive performance of methamphetamine-dependent and healthy individuals...
  14. pmc The impact of neurocognitive impairment on occupational recovery of clinically stable patients with bipolar disorder: a prospective study
    Carrie E Bearden
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, The David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Bipolar Disord 13:323-33. 2011
    ..The reasons for this are not well understood. We evaluated the relationship between neurocognition and occupational function in bipolar disorder patients, following symptomatic recovery...
  15. pmc Social cognition in schizophrenia, Part 1: performance across phase of illness
    Michael F Green
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6968, USA
    Schizophr Bull 38:854-64. 2012
    ..An accompanying article prospectively examines the longitudinal stability of social cognition and prediction of functional outcome in the first-episode sample...
  16. pmc Poor response to sertraline in methamphetamine dependence is associated with sustained craving for methamphetamine
    Todd Zorick
    Department of Psychiatry, Greater Los Angeles Veterans Administration Healthcare System, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 118:500-3. 2011
    ..However, clinical trials of serotonergic agents for MA addiction have been unsuccessful...
  17. pmc Investigation of cortical thickness abnormalities in lithium-free adults with bipolar I disorder using cortical pattern matching
    Lara C Foland-Ross
    Laboratory of Neuroimaging, Department of Neurology, Ahmanson Lovelace Brain Mapping Center, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 168:530-9. 2011
    ..The authors used MRI in conjunction with cortical pattern matching methods to assess cortical thickness abnormalities in euthymic bipolar patients who were not receiving lithium treatment...
  18. pmc Is all risk bad? Young adult cigarette smokers fail to take adaptive risk in a laboratory decision-making test
    Andy C Dean
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences and Semel Institute, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 215:801-11. 2011
    ..Initial studies have suggested that smokers display greater risk-taking on this task than nonsmokers, but these studies did not account for drug abuse and psychiatric comorbidities, which are commonplace among smokers...
  19. pmc Response to distress in infants at risk for autism: a prospective longitudinal study
    Ted Hutman
    UCLA Center for Autism Research and Treatment, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1759, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 51:1010-20. 2010
    ..This deficit is expected to disrupt social interactions, social learning, and the formation of close relationships. Response to distress has not been evaluated previously in infants with ASD earlier than 18 months of age...
  20. ncbi request reprint Impact of antidepressant continuation after acute positive or partial treatment response for bipolar depression: a blinded, randomized study
    Lori L Altshuler
    Department of Psychiatry, Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, West Los Angeles Healthcare Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 70:450-7. 2009
    ..To assess long-term outcome in bipolar disorder, subjects were prospectively followed after receiving acute treatment for bipolar depression...
  21. pmc Family factors predict treatment outcome for pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Tara S Peris
    Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 80:255-63. 2012
    ..To examine family conflict, parental blame, and poor family cohesion as predictors of treatment outcome for youths receiving family-focused cognitive behavioral therapy (FCBT) for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)...
  22. 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...
  23. ncbi request reprint A comparison of outcomes among patients with schizophrenia in two mental health systems: a health state approach
    Gareth M James
    Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 0809, USA
    Schizophr Res 86:309-20. 2006
    ....
  24. pmc Early HLA-B*57-restricted CD8+ T lymphocyte responses predict HIV-1 disease progression
    Catherine A Brennan
    UCLA AIDS Institute and Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Virol 86:10505-16. 2012
    ..This is the first study to identify early CTL responses to IW9 as a correlate of protection in persons with HLA-B*57...
  25. pmc Predicting adherence to treatment for methamphetamine dependence from neuropsychological and drug use variables
    Andy C Dean
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, UCLA Semel Institute, 760 Westwood Plaza, Box 951759, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 105:48-55. 2009
    ..On the basis of these findings, we recommend that research groups seeking to identify new predictors of treatment outcome compare the predictors to methamphetamine usage variables to assure that unique predictive power is attained...
  26. doi request reprint Prognostic factors and outcomes of patients with pulmonary hypertension admitted to the intensive care unit
    Thanh N Huynh
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, BOX 951690, 37 131 CHS, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1690, USA
    J Crit Care 27:739.e7-13. 2012
    ..Patients with pulmonary hypertension (PH) can decompensate to the point where they require care in the intensive care unit (ICU). Our objective is to examine the outcomes and characteristics of patients with PH admitted to the ICU...
  27. pmc Mothers' reports of play dates and observation of school playground behavior of children having high-functioning autism spectrum disorders
    FREDERICK D FRANKEL
    UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 52:571-9. 2011
    ..They have difficulties interacting with peers on the school playground. Previous literature suggests that having play dates in the home may be related to better peer acceptance at school...
  28. pmc Verbal working memory impairments in individuals with schizophrenia and their first-degree relatives: findings from the Consortium on the Genetics of Schizophrenia
    William P Horan
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Geffen School of Medicine at University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095 6968, USA
    Schizophr Res 103:218-28. 2008
    ....
  29. pmc Increased volume of the amygdala and hippocampus in bipolar patients treated with lithium
    Lara C Foland
    Laboratory of Neuroimaging, Department of Neurology, University of California, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Neuroreport 19:221-4. 2008
    ..Our findings may help to explain previous inconsistencies in the bipolar literature...
  30. pmc Stability of visual masking performance in recent-onset schizophrenia: an 18-month longitudinal study
    Junghee Lee
    Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, CA 90073, United States
    Schizophr Res 103:266-74. 2008
    ..Furthermore, the stable performance was observed across all four masking conditions. The findings of this study provide further support for the view that visual masking deficits reflect a possible vulnerability marker for schizophrenia...