DAWN IRENE VELLIGAN

Summary

Affiliation: University of Texas Health Science Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The Reliability and Validity of the MATRICS Functional Assessment Battery
    Dawn I Velligan
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX
    Schizophr Bull 40:1047-52. 2014
  2. pmc A randomized trial comparing in person and electronic interventions for improving adherence to oral medications in schizophrenia
    Dawn Velligan
    UTHSCSA, Psychiatry, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Schizophr Bull 39:999-1007. 2013
  3. doi request reprint A case control study of the implementation of change model versus passive dissemination of practice guidelines for compliance in monitoring for metabolic syndrome
    Dawn I Velligan
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Community Ment Health J 49:141-9. 2013
  4. pmc The cultural adaptability of intermediate measures of functional outcome in schizophrenia
    Dawn I Velligan
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Schizophr Bull 38:630-41. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Assessment of the effects of AZD3480 on cognitive function in patients with schizophrenia
    Dawn Velligan
    Division of Schizophrenia and Related Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Schizophr Res 134:59-64. 2012
  6. pmc The use of individually tailored environmental supports to improve medication adherence and outcomes in schizophrenia
    Dawn I Velligan
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Schizophr Bull 34:483-93. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Relationships among subjective and objective measures of adherence to oral antipsychotic medications
    Dawn I Velligan
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:1187-92. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Rehabilitation and recovery in schizophrenia
    Dawn I Velligan
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Schizophrenia and Related Disorders MSC 7792, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 30:535-48. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Interrater reliability of using brief standardized outcome measures in a community mental health setting
    Dawn I Velligan
    Departmentof Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 62:558-60. 2011
  10. pmc Comparing the efficacy of interventions that use environmental supports to improve outcomes in patients with schizophrenia
    Dawn I Velligan
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229, United States
    Schizophr Res 102:312-9. 2008

Detail Information

Publications43

  1. ncbi request reprint The Reliability and Validity of the MATRICS Functional Assessment Battery
    Dawn I Velligan
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX
    Schizophr Bull 40:1047-52. 2014
    ....
  2. pmc A randomized trial comparing in person and electronic interventions for improving adherence to oral medications in schizophrenia
    Dawn Velligan
    UTHSCSA, Psychiatry, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Schizophr Bull 39:999-1007. 2013
    ..In-person and electronic interventions significantly improved adherence to medication, but that did not translate to improved clinical outcomes. Implications for treatment and health care costs are discussed. ..
  3. doi request reprint A case control study of the implementation of change model versus passive dissemination of practice guidelines for compliance in monitoring for metabolic syndrome
    Dawn I Velligan
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Community Ment Health J 49:141-9. 2013
    ..Metabolic monitoring is a multi-step process. Removing barriers, creating specific procedures, and dedicating staff resources can improve compliance with monitoring...
  4. pmc The cultural adaptability of intermediate measures of functional outcome in schizophrenia
    Dawn I Velligan
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Schizophr Bull 38:630-41. 2012
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Assessment of the effects of AZD3480 on cognitive function in patients with schizophrenia
    Dawn Velligan
    Division of Schizophrenia and Related Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Schizophr Res 134:59-64. 2012
    ..Likewise, no improvement relative to placebo was observed in either the SFS measure of adaptive functioning or the UPSA2 measure of functional capacity. AZD3480 was generally well tolerated in the population studied...
  6. pmc The use of individually tailored environmental supports to improve medication adherence and outcomes in schizophrenia
    Dawn I Velligan
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Schizophr Bull 34:483-93. 2008
    ..Comprehensive supports targeting multiple domains of functioning are necessary to improve functional outcomes. Maintenance of gains in functional outcome may require some form of continued intervention...
  7. ncbi request reprint Relationships among subjective and objective measures of adherence to oral antipsychotic medications
    Dawn I Velligan
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:1187-92. 2007
    ..This prospective study examined the agreement among measures of adherence to oral antipsychotic medications among 52 outpatients with schizophrenia...
  8. ncbi request reprint Rehabilitation and recovery in schizophrenia
    Dawn I Velligan
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Schizophrenia and Related Disorders MSC 7792, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 30:535-48. 2007
    ..This article describes current efforts to incorporate these evidence-based principles of rehabilitative medicine into the management of schizophrenia...
  9. doi request reprint Interrater reliability of using brief standardized outcome measures in a community mental health setting
    Dawn I Velligan
    Departmentof Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 62:558-60. 2011
    ....
  10. pmc Comparing the efficacy of interventions that use environmental supports to improve outcomes in patients with schizophrenia
    Dawn I Velligan
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229, United States
    Schizophr Res 102:312-9. 2008
    ..The highest intensity treatment produced the best outcomes with respect to functioning. However, some improvements were seen with a relatively inexpensive, clinic-based treatment using a package of generic environmental supports...
  11. pmc The short-term impact of generic versus individualized environmental supports on functional outcomes and target behaviors in schizophrenia
    Dawn I Velligan
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, MSC 7792, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Psychiatry Res 168:94-101. 2009
    ..Irrespective of treatment group, individuals who were high utilizers of environmental supports were more likely to improve on target behaviors than individuals who were low utilizers of supports...
  12. pmc Multimodal cognitive therapy: combining treatments that bypass cognitive deficits and deal with reasoning and appraisal biases
    Dawn I Velligan
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Schizophr Bull 35:884-93. 2009
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Association between changes on the Negative Symptom Assessment scale (NSA-16) and measures of functional outcome in schizophrenia
    Dawn I Velligan
    University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, MS 7797, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Psychiatry Res 169:97-100. 2009
    ..This study indicates that the relationship between negative symptom change and the change in functional outcomes is complex, and points to potential issues in selection of assessments...
  14. ncbi request reprint Methodological challenges in psychiatric treatment adherence research
    Dawn Velligan
    Department of Psychiatry, Mail Stop 7797, The University of Texas Health Science Center, 7704 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Clin Schizophr Relat Psychoses 4:74-91. 2010
    ..Finally, the panel identified a broad range of intervention approaches, and conditions under which these interventions are likely to be most effective at reducing barriers to adherence and reinforcing adherence behavior...
  15. doi request reprint Barriers to, and strategies for, starting a long acting injection clinic in a community mental health center
    Dawn I Velligan
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, 7300 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Community Ment Health J 47:654-9. 2011
    ..We also recommend public advocacy on the part of the clinic and consumers to work with state funding sources to change regulations that may limit appropriate clinical care...
  16. ncbi request reprint The reliability and validity of the Test of Adaptive Behavior in Schizophrenia (TABS)
    Dawn I Velligan
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Psychiatry Res 151:55-66. 2007
    ..Further studies of the psychometric properties of the TABS including those examining the sensitivity of the TABS to treatments with different pharmacological agents or psychosocial treatments are encouraged...
  17. pmc Defining and assessing adherence to oral antipsychotics: a review of the literature
    Dawn I Velligan
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Schizophr Bull 32:724-42. 2006
    ..The suggestions are designed to advance the field with respect to both understanding predictors of adherence and developing interventions to improve adherence to oral antipsychotic medications...
  18. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of quetiapine versus conventional antipsychotics in improving cognitive and functional outcomes in standard treatment settings
    Dawn I Velligan
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio and The Clinical Research Unit, San Antonio State Hospital, 78229 3900, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 64:524-31. 2003
    ..To examine the effectiveness of quetiapine versus conventional antipsychotics in improving cognitive and functional outcomes...
  19. ncbi request reprint Psychopharmacology: Perspectives on medication adherence and atypical antipsychotic medications
    Dawn I Velligan
    University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 54:665-7. 2003
  20. ncbi request reprint A brief cognitive assessment for use with schizophrenia patients in community clinics
    Dawn I Velligan
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Dr, M S 7792, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Schizophr Res 71:273-83. 2004
    ..The data provide preliminary evidence for the reliability and validity of the BCA. Further studies examining the utility of the BCA for tracking changes in cognitive functioning with treatment are encouraged...
  21. ncbi request reprint A randomized single-blind pilot study of compensatory strategies in schizophrenia outpatients
    Dawn I Velligan
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Schizophr Bull 28:283-92. 2002
    ..Results indicate that compensatory strategies may improve various outcomes in schizophrenia outpatients...
  22. ncbi request reprint Frontal Systems Behavior Scale in schizophrenia: relationships with psychiatric symptomatology, cognition and adaptive function
    Dawn I Velligan
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, MS 7792, 7300 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio 78229, USA
    Psychiatry Res 113:227-36. 2002
    ..Patients had significantly greater impairment on the FrSBe than controls. These differences were found for all FrSBe subscales. Results support the use of the FrSBe to characterize goal-directed behavior in schizophrenia patients...
  23. ncbi request reprint Does cognitive function improve with quetiapine in comparison to haloperidol?
    Dawn I Velligan
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, M S 7792, 7703 Floyd Curl Dr, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Schizophr Res 53:239-48. 2002
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Brief psychiatric rating scale expanded version: How do new items affect factor structure?
    Dawn Velligan
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio, Mail Stop 7792, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Psychiatry Res 135:217-28. 2005
    ..The final model proposed was consistent over time and across diagnosis, phase of illness, age, gender, ethnicity, and level of education. The BPRS-E has a stable four-factor structure, making it useful as a clinical outcome measure...
  25. ncbi request reprint Use of environmental supports among patients with schizophrenia
    Dawn I Velligan
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, MSC 7792, San Antonio, Texas 78229, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:219-24. 2006
    ..Previous studies have demonstrated the efficacy of cognitive adaptation training. The study reported here examined the extent to which environmental supports are used by clients...
  26. ncbi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of the use of compensatory strategies to enhance adaptive functioning in outpatients with schizophrenia
    D I Velligan
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 78229 3900, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 157:1317-23. 2000
    ..The authors tested the effect of cognitive adaptation training on level of adaptive functioning in outpatients with schizophrenia...
  27. 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...
  28. ncbi request reprint Cognitive dysfunction in schizophrenia and its importance to outcome: the place of atypical antipsychotics in treatment
    D I Velligan
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio 78284 7792, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 60:25-8. 1999
    ..The neurocognitive benefits of the atypical antipsychotic agents discussed in this article support their use as a first-line therapy for schizophrenia...
  29. ncbi request reprint Can medication management coordinators help improve continuity of care after psychiatric hospitalization?
    Natalie J Maples
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Schizophrenia and Related Disorders, UT Health Science Center San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Dr, MS 7797, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 63:554-60. 2012
    ..This demonstration project examined whether medication management coordinators enhanced continuity of care from inpatient facilities to an outpatient public mental health clinic...
  30. ncbi request reprint The neurocognitive signature of psychotic bipolar disorder
    David C Glahn
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas 78229 3900, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 62:910-6. 2007
    ..We sought to ascertain the profile of cognitive impairment in patients with bipolar disorder and to determine whether a distinct profile of cognitive deficits characterizes bipolar patients with a history of psychosis...
  31. ncbi request reprint Assessment of adherence problems in patients with serious and persistent mental illness: recommendations from the Expert Consensus Guidelines
    Dawn I Velligan
    University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, MS 7792, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    J Psychiatr Pract 16:34-45. 2010
    ..If there is concern about adherence, they recommended more frequent (e.g., weekly) assessments. The article concludes with suggestions for clinical interview techniques for assessing adherence...
  32. doi request reprint Fronto-temporal dysregulation in remitted bipolar patients: an fMRI delayed-non-match-to-sample (DNMS) study
    Jennifer L Robinson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Bipolar Disord 11:351-60. 2009
    ..Bipolar disorder is associated with working memory (WM) impairments that persist during periods of symptomatic remission. However, the neural underpinnings of these deficits are not well understood...
  33. doi request reprint Public-academic partnerships: tools for mental health agencies to evaluate research protocols
    Alexander L Miller
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Dr, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 61:446-8. 2010
    ..The goal of this work was to promote the conduct of appropriate research in community mental health settings while reducing risks to the agency and its clientele...
  34. ncbi request reprint The expert consensus guideline series: adherence problems in patients with serious and persistent mental illness
    Dawn I Velligan
    University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 70:1-46; quiz 47-8. 2009
    ..Poor adherence to medication treatment can have devastating consequences for patients with mental illness. The goal of this project was to develop recommendations for addressing adherence problems to improve patient outcomes...
  35. ncbi request reprint Differential working memory impairment in bipolar disorder and schizophrenia: effects of lifetime history of psychosis
    David C Glahn
    Division of Schizophrenia and Related Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Bipolar Disord 8:117-23. 2006
    ..Although working memory dysfunction has been proposed to be central to the pathophysiology of schizophrenia, it has received less attention in studies of bipolar disorder...
  36. ncbi request reprint Beyond hypofrontality: a quantitative meta-analysis of functional neuroimaging studies of working memory in schizophrenia
    David C Glahn
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas 78229 3900, USA
    Hum Brain Mapp 25:60-9. 2005
    ....
  37. doi request reprint Cognitive adaptation training for outpatients with schizophrenia
    Meredith L Draper
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, MS 7792, 7703 Floyd Curl, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    J Clin Psychol 65:842-53. 2009
    ..The case of Ms. L. is presented to illustrate CAT treatment...
  38. ncbi request reprint The Texas medication algorithm project: clinical results for schizophrenia
    Alexander L Miller
    Department of Psychiatry, MS 7792, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antionio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Schizophr Bull 30:627-47. 2004
    ..In secondary comparisons of ALGO with the second TAU group, the greater improvement in cognitive functioning was again noted, but the initial symptom difference was not significant...
  39. ncbi request reprint Dissociable mechanisms for memory impairment in bipolar disorder and schizophrenia
    David C Glahn
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Psychol Med 36:1085-95. 2006
    ..Clarifying the nature and degree of overlap in memory deficits between the two illnesses could help to distinguish brain systems disrupted in these illnesses, and indicate cognitive remediation strategies to improve patient outcomes...
  40. ncbi request reprint A social cognitive approach to emotional intensity judgment deficits in schizophrenia
    E Serap Monkul
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Schizophr Res 94:245-52. 2007
    ..These results suggest that patients with schizophrenia differ from healthy subjects in both their ability to rate emotional intensity and the influence of contextual adjustment upon such ratings...
  41. pmc Performance-based measures of functional skills: usefulness in clinical treatment studies
    Philip D Harvey
    Schizophr Bull 33:1138-48. 2007
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Trail making test errors and executive function in schizophrenia and depression
    Roderick K Mahurin
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Clin Neuropsychol 20:271-88. 2006
    ..These findings demonstrate the utility of TMT error analysis in revealing cognitive deficits not traditionally captured using completion time as the sole outcome variable...
  43. ncbi request reprint Cognitive functioning in schizophrenia: a consensus statement on its role in the definition and evaluation of effective treatments for the illness
    Philip D Harvey
    Mt Sinai School of Medicine, 1425 Madison Avenue, New York, N Y 10029, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 65:361-72. 2004
    ..Thus, a much wider range of improvements, not widely produced by previous treatments, is required to take treatment for schizophrenia to a new level of effectiveness...

Research Grants18

  1. MEDICATION ADHERENCE AND OUTCOMES IN SCHIZOPHRENIA
    Dawn Velligan; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Moreover, we hypothesize that compliance and functioning will return to baseline levels six months after discontinuation of treatment. ..
  2. Interventions to Improve Functional Outcome and Persistent Symptoms in Schizophre
    DAWN IRENE VELLIGAN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We will compare 4 treatments to determine if this combined approach improves both symptoms and functioning for individuals with schizophrenia. ..
  3. Interventions for Adherence to Oral Antipsychotic Medications in Schizophrenia
    Dawn Velligan; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The public health implications include effective disease management, maximizing long-term outcomes, and containing health care costs for schizophrenia. ..
  4. Interventions to Improve Functional Outcome, Persistent Symptoms in Schizophrenia
    Dawn Velligan; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We will compare 4 treatments to determine if this combined approach improves both symptoms and functioning for individuals with schizophrenia. ..
  5. Interventions for Adherence to Oral Antipsychotic Medications in Schizophrenia
    Dawn Velligan; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The public health implications include effective disease management, maximizing long-term outcomes, and containing health care costs for schizophrenia. ..
  6. Interventions for Adherence to Oral Antipsychotic Medications in Schizophrenia
    Dawn Velligan; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The public health implications include effective disease management, maximizing long-term outcomes, and containing health care costs for schizophrenia. ..
  7. Compensating for Cognitive Deficits in Schizophrenia
    Dawn Velligan; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  8. Compensating for Cognitive Deficits in Schizophrenia
    Dawn Velligan; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  9. MEDICATION ADHERENCE AND OUTCOMES IN SCHIZOPHRENIA
    Dawn Velligan; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Moreover, we hypothesize that compliance and functioning will return to baseline levels six months after discontinuation of treatment. ..
  10. Compensating for Cognitive Deficits in Schizophrenia
    Dawn Velligan; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  11. MEDICATION ADHERENCE AND OUTCOMES IN SCHIZOPHRENIA
    Dawn Velligan; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Moreover, we hypothesize that compliance and functioning will return to baseline levels six months after discontinuation of treatment. ..
  12. MEDICATION ADHERENCE AND OUTCOMES IN SCHIZOPHRENIA
    Dawn Velligan; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Moreover, we hypothesize that compliance and functioning will return to baseline levels six months after discontinuation of treatment. ..
  13. Compensating for Cognitive Deficits in Schizophrenia
    Dawn Velligan; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  14. Compensating for Cognitive Deficits in Schizophrenia
    Dawn Velligan; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..
  15. MEDICATION ADHERENCE AND OUTCOMES IN SCHIZOPHRENIA
    Dawn Velligan; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Moreover, we hypothesize that compliance and functioning will return to baseline levels six months after discontinuation of treatment. ..
  16. Interventions for Adherence to Oral Antipsychotic Medications in Schizophrenia
    DAWN IRENE VELLIGAN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The public health implications include effective disease management, maximizing long-term outcomes, and containing health care costs for schizophrenia. ..