Elizabeth Twamley

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Generalized cognitive impairments, ability to perform everyday tasks, and level of independence in community living situations of older patients with psychosis
    Elizabeth W Twamley
    UCSD Department of Psychiatry, VA San Diego Healthcare System 116A 1, 3350 La Jolla Village Drive, La Jolla, CA 92161, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 159:2013-20. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Cognitive Symptom Management and Rehabilitation Therapy (CogSMART) for veterans with traumatic brain injury: pilot randomized controlled trial
    Elizabeth W Twamley
    Center of Excellence for Stress and Mental Health, VA San Diego Healthcare System, 3350 La Jolla Village Dr 116A, San Diego, CA 92161
    J Rehabil Res Dev 51:59-70. 2014
  3. pmc Compensatory cognitive training for psychosis: effects in a randomized controlled trial
    Elizabeth W Twamley
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, 140 Arbor Drive 0851, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 73:1212-9. 2012
  4. pmc The efficacy of supported employment for middle-aged and older people with schizophrenia
    Elizabeth W Twamley
    Department of Psychiatry and Stein Institute for Research on Aging, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive 0851, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Schizophr Res 135:100-4. 2012
  5. pmc Compensatory cognitive training for psychosis: who benefits? Who stays in treatment?
    Elizabeth W Twamley
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, 140 Arbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Schizophr Bull 37:S55-62. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Cognitive impairment and functioning in PTSD related to intimate partner violence
    Elizabeth W Twamley
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92103, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 15:879-87. 2009
  7. pmc Neuropsychological substrates and everyday functioning implications of prospective memory impairment in schizophrenia
    Elizabeth W Twamley
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive 0603, La Jolla, CA 92093 USA
    Schizophr Res 106:42-9. 2008
  8. pmc Neuropsychological and neuroimaging changes in preclinical Alzheimer's disease
    Elizabeth W Twamley
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 12:707-35. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Transient and executive function working memory in schizophrenia
    Elizabeth W Twamley
    University of California, San Diego, Department of Psychiatry, 140 Arbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Schizophr Res 87:185-90. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological function in college students with and without posttraumatic stress disorder
    Elizabeth W Twamley
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Psychiatry Res 126:265-74. 2004

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. ncbi request reprint Generalized cognitive impairments, ability to perform everyday tasks, and level of independence in community living situations of older patients with psychosis
    Elizabeth W Twamley
    UCSD Department of Psychiatry, VA San Diego Healthcare System 116A 1, 3350 La Jolla Village Drive, La Jolla, CA 92161, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 159:2013-20. 2002
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Cognitive Symptom Management and Rehabilitation Therapy (CogSMART) for veterans with traumatic brain injury: pilot randomized controlled trial
    Elizabeth W Twamley
    Center of Excellence for Stress and Mental Health, VA San Diego Healthcare System, 3350 La Jolla Village Dr 116A, San Diego, CA 92161
    J Rehabil Res Dev 51:59-70. 2014
    ..These effects, as well as smaller effects on psychiatric symptoms and ability to return to work, warrant replication in a larger trial. ..
  3. pmc Compensatory cognitive training for psychosis: effects in a randomized controlled trial
    Elizabeth W Twamley
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, 140 Arbor Drive 0851, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 73:1212-9. 2012
    ..The intervention focused on compensatory strategies, such as calendar use, self-talk, note taking, and a 6-step problem-solving method, and did not require computers...
  4. pmc The efficacy of supported employment for middle-aged and older people with schizophrenia
    Elizabeth W Twamley
    Department of Psychiatry and Stein Institute for Research on Aging, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive 0851, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Schizophr Res 135:100-4. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of supported employment for middle-aged or older people with schizophrenia...
  5. pmc Compensatory cognitive training for psychosis: who benefits? Who stays in treatment?
    Elizabeth W Twamley
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, 140 Arbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Schizophr Bull 37:S55-62. 2011
    ..The pattern of correlations in this sample indicated that many types of individuals can improve with CT treatment, including older patients...
  6. doi request reprint Cognitive impairment and functioning in PTSD related to intimate partner violence
    Elizabeth W Twamley
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92103, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 15:879-87. 2009
    ..We speculate that the cognitive slowing seen in PTSD may be attributable to reduced attention due to a need to allocate resources to cope with psychological distress or unpleasant internal experiences...
  7. pmc Neuropsychological substrates and everyday functioning implications of prospective memory impairment in schizophrenia
    Elizabeth W Twamley
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive 0603, La Jolla, CA 92093 USA
    Schizophr Res 106:42-9. 2008
    ..Studies regarding the potential effectiveness of ProM-based remediation strategies to improve functional outcomes in schizophrenia are indicated...
  8. pmc Neuropsychological and neuroimaging changes in preclinical Alzheimer's disease
    Elizabeth W Twamley
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 12:707-35. 2006
    ..The preclinical indicators of AD reflect early compromise of generalized brain integrity and temporal lobe functioning in particular...
  9. ncbi request reprint Transient and executive function working memory in schizophrenia
    Elizabeth W Twamley
    University of California, San Diego, Department of Psychiatry, 140 Arbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Schizophr Res 87:185-90. 2006
    ..These results do not reflect differential executive function working memory dysfunction in schizophrenia, but appear to support transient and executive function working memory as separable constructs...
  10. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological function in college students with and without posttraumatic stress disorder
    Elizabeth W Twamley
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Psychiatry Res 126:265-74. 2004
    ..Neuropsychological impairment may not be an invariant feature of PTSD, but when it is present, it may be associated with poorer functional outcomes...
  11. ncbi request reprint A review of cognitive training in schizophrenia
    Elizabeth W Twamley
    University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, USA
    Schizophr Bull 29:359-82. 2003
    ..Our recommendations for further research, including the use of functional outcome measures and long-term followup, highlight the importance of improving ecological validity in this area of treatment research...
  12. pmc Subjective and objective quality of life in schizophrenia
    Jenille M Narvaez
    University of California, San Diego, Department of Psychiatry, 9500 Gilman Drive 0851, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Schizophr Res 98:201-8. 2008
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Work-related abilities in schizophrenia and HIV infection
    Elizabeth W Twamley
    University of California, San Diego, Department of Psychiatry, San Diego, California 92103, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 194:268-74. 2006
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological function in female victims of intimate partner violence with and without posttraumatic stress disorder
    Murray B Stein
    Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, California, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 52:1079-88. 2002
    ..Few studies have included similarly trauma-exposed subjects without PTSD, and fewer still have focused on women...
  15. ncbi request reprint Are late-onset schizophrenia spectrum disorders neurodegenerative conditions? Annual rates of change on two dementia measures
    Barton W Palmer
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, USA
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 15:45-52. 2003
    ..Cognitive changes among LOSD patients were similar to those in EOSD patients and NCs, whereas the AD groups had greater declines. Results support viewing LOSDs as static encephalopathies...
  16. pmc Do people with schizophrenia have differential impairment in episodic memory and/or working memory relative to other cognitive abilities?
    Barton W Palmer
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Schizophr Res 116:259-65. 2010
    ....
  17. pmc A call for training the trainers: focus on mentoring to enhance diversity in mental health research
    Dilip V Jeste
    Sam and Rose Institute for Research on Aging, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive 0664, La Jolla, CA 92093 0664, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:S31-7. 2009
    ..Universities, medical schools, and funding agencies need to join hands and implement national- and local-level programs to help develop and reward mentors of junior scientists from ethnic minority groups...
  18. pmc Deficits in cue detection and intention retrieval underlie prospective memory impairment in schizophrenia
    Steven Paul Woods
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Schizophr Res 90:344-50. 2007
    ..Further studies are needed to explore the neurobiological mechanisms of SCZ-associated ProM impairment and the impact of such deficits on daily functioning (e.g., medication compliance)...
  19. pmc Usefulness of the UCSD performance-based skills assessment (UPSA) for predicting residential independence in patients with chronic schizophrenia
    Brent T Mausbach
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 42:320-7. 2008
    ..43, p=.015). The UPSA is a brief measure of functional capacity that predicts the ability of patients with schizophrenia to reside independently in the community...
  20. pmc Evaluation of specific executive functioning skills and the processes underlying executive control in schizophrenia
    Gauri N Savla
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093 0603, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 17:14-23. 2011
    ..However, the results from one task suggest that there might be additional impairment in some aspects of executive control...
  21. pmc Prospective memory deficits are associated with unemployment in persons living with HIV infection
    Steven Paul Woods
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, USA
    Rehabil Psychol 56:77-84. 2011
    ..To determine whether deficits in prospective memory (i.e., "remembering to remember") confer an increased risk of unemployment in individuals living with chronic HIV infection...
  22. ncbi request reprint Work rehabilitation for middle-aged and older people with schizophrenia: a comparison of three approaches
    Elizabeth W Twamley
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, California 92103, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 193:596-601. 2005
    ..Rates of competitive/paid work only were highest in IPS (69%), followed by DOR (29%) and WAVE (17%). Middle-aged and older people with schizophrenia-spectrum disorders benefit most from a supported employment approach...
  23. ncbi request reprint Vocational rehabilitation in schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders: a literature review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Elizabeth W Twamley
    University of California, San Diego, Department of Psychiatry, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 191:515-23. 2003
    ..79). This effect size may be a useful benchmark for future trials. Further investigations should examine individual differences as predictors of response, to identify modifiable versus nonmodifiable factors that yield better outcomes...
  24. ncbi request reprint Sexual trauma and pregnancy: a conceptual framework
    Carie S Rodgers
    VA San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, California 92108, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 12:961-70. 2003
    ..We suggest future directions for this area of research and discuss the clinical implications of this association, including the development of prenatal intervention and prevention programs...
  25. pmc A meta-analysis of cognitive remediation in schizophrenia
    Susan R McGurk
    Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center, 105 Pleasant Street, Concord, NH 03301, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 164:1791-802. 2007
    ..This study evaluated the effects of cognitive remediation for improving cognitive performance, symptoms, and psychosocial functioning in schizophrenia...
  26. pmc Self-assessment of functional status in schizophrenia
    Christopher R Bowie
    Department of Psychiatry, Box 1230, Mt Sinai School of Medicine, 1425 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10029, United States
    J Psychiatr Res 41:1012-8. 2007
    ..Accurate ratings of everyday outcomes in schizophrenia may require systematic observation of real world outcomes or performance-based measures, as self-reports were inconsistent with objective information...

Research Grants4

  1. Work Rehabilitation For Older Adults With Schizophrenia
    Elizabeth Twamley; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..b>Elizabeth Twamley's expertise in the following areas: 1) work rehabilitation for individuals with schizophrenia and related ..
  2. Cognitive Training to Improve Work Outcomes in Severe Mental Illness
    Elizabeth Twamley; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..If Cognitive Training is found to improve outcomes in supported employment, the psychiatric rehabilitation field will be better prepared to help clients across the age spectrum meet their vocational and community reintegration goals. ..
  3. Cognitive Training to Improve Work Outcomes in Severe Mental Illness
    Elizabeth W Twamley; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..If Cognitive Training is found to improve outcomes in supported employment, the psychiatric rehabilitation field will be better prepared to help clients across the age spectrum meet their vocational and community reintegration goals. ..