Morris Bell

Summary

Affiliation: Yale University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Social cognitive impairments and negative symptoms in schizophrenia: are there subtypes with distinct functional correlates?
    Morris D Bell
    VA Connecticut Healthcare System, Rehabilitation Research and Development Service, West Haven, CT, USA
    Schizophr Bull 39:186-96. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Does negative symptom change relate to neurocognitive change in schizophrenia? Implications for targeted treatments
    Morris D Bell
    Psychology Service, Veterans Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Schizophr Res 81:17-27. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Are self-reports valid for schizophrenia patients with poor insight? Relationship of unawareness of illness to psychological self-report instruments
    Morris Bell
    VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, CT and the Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06516, United States
    Psychiatry Res 151:37-46. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Cognitive predictors of symptom change for participants in vocational rehabilitation
    Morris D Bell
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Yale University, Connecticut, USA
    Schizophr Res 96:162-8. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Work rehabilitation and patterns of substance use among persons with schizophrenia
    Morris Bell
    Veterans Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 53:63-9. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Bell object relations inventory for adolescents and children: reliability, validity, and factorial invariance
    Morris Bell
    V A Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, Connecticut 06516, USA
    J Pers Assess 80:19-25. 2003
  7. pmc Neurocognition, social cognition, perceived social discomfort, and vocational outcomes in schizophrenia
    Morris Bell
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Yale University, USA
    Schizophr Bull 35:738-47. 2009
  8. pmc Memory profiles in schizophrenia: categorization validity and stability
    Morris D Bell
    VA Connecticut Healthcare System, Psychology Service, West Haven CT 06516, United States
    Schizophr Res 118:26-33. 2010
  9. pmc Social attribution test--multiple choice (SAT-MC) in schizophrenia: comparison with community sample and relationship to neurocognitive, social cognitive and symptom measures
    Morris D Bell
    VA Connecticut Healthcare System, Rehabilitation Research and Development Service, West Haven, CT 06517, USA
    Schizophr Res 122:164-71. 2010
  10. pmc Simulated job interview skill training for people with psychiatric disability: feasibility and tolerability of virtual reality training
    Morris D Bell
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Schizophr Bull 37:S91-7. 2011

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications45

  1. pmc Social cognitive impairments and negative symptoms in schizophrenia: are there subtypes with distinct functional correlates?
    Morris D Bell
    VA Connecticut Healthcare System, Rehabilitation Research and Development Service, West Haven, CT, USA
    Schizophr Bull 39:186-96. 2013
    ..With 2 common assessment instruments, people with schizophrenia can be classified into 3 subgroups that have different barriers to community integration and could potentially benefit from different treatments...
  2. ncbi request reprint Does negative symptom change relate to neurocognitive change in schizophrenia? Implications for targeted treatments
    Morris D Bell
    Psychology Service, Veterans Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Schizophr Res 81:17-27. 2006
    ..Results failed to support a lawful relationship between change in negative symptoms and neurocognition. These findings suggest that negative symptoms and neurocognition should be viewed as relatively independent targets for intervention...
  3. ncbi request reprint Are self-reports valid for schizophrenia patients with poor insight? Relationship of unawareness of illness to psychological self-report instruments
    Morris Bell
    VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, CT and the Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06516, United States
    Psychiatry Res 151:37-46. 2007
    ..It appears that self-report measures may be valid for most personality and symptom domains...
  4. ncbi request reprint Cognitive predictors of symptom change for participants in vocational rehabilitation
    Morris D Bell
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Yale University, Connecticut, USA
    Schizophr Res 96:162-8. 2007
    ..This study explored the relationship between cognitive impairments and their impact on rate of symptom improvement in a 26 week work therapy program...
  5. ncbi request reprint Work rehabilitation and patterns of substance use among persons with schizophrenia
    Morris Bell
    Veterans Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 53:63-9. 2002
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  6. ncbi request reprint Bell object relations inventory for adolescents and children: reliability, validity, and factorial invariance
    Morris Bell
    V A Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, Connecticut 06516, USA
    J Pers Assess 80:19-25. 2003
    ..Results indicate continuity of constructs between the adult and adolescent versions. The Positive Attachment subscale may prove a valuable addition for clinical and research applications...
  7. pmc Neurocognition, social cognition, perceived social discomfort, and vocational outcomes in schizophrenia
    Morris Bell
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Yale University, USA
    Schizophr Bull 35:738-47. 2009
    ..Implications for rehabilitation interventions are discussed...
  8. pmc Memory profiles in schizophrenia: categorization validity and stability
    Morris D Bell
    VA Connecticut Healthcare System, Psychology Service, West Haven CT 06516, United States
    Schizophr Res 118:26-33. 2010
    ....
  9. pmc Social attribution test--multiple choice (SAT-MC) in schizophrenia: comparison with community sample and relationship to neurocognitive, social cognitive and symptom measures
    Morris D Bell
    VA Connecticut Healthcare System, Rehabilitation Research and Development Service, West Haven, CT 06517, USA
    Schizophr Res 122:164-71. 2010
    ..Logistic regression using SAT-MC scores correctly classified 75% of both samples. Results suggest that this measure may have promise, but alternative versions will be needed before it can be used in pre-post or longitudinal designs...
  10. pmc Simulated job interview skill training for people with psychiatric disability: feasibility and tolerability of virtual reality training
    Morris D Bell
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Schizophr Bull 37:S91-7. 2011
    ..Participants were enthusiastic about wanting to use the final product when it becomes available. The advantages of virtual reality technology for training important skills for rehabilitation are discussed...
  11. ncbi request reprint Neurocognitive enhancement therapy with work therapy: Productivity outcomes at 6- and 12-month follow-ups
    Morris D Bell
    Department of Veterans Affairs VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, CT, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 42:829-38. 2005
    ..Results indicate that work outcomes were enhanced by NET training. Effects were greatest for NET responders. Findings support the efficacy of cognitive training when it is integrated into broader rehabilitation programs...
  12. ncbi request reprint Neurocognitive enhancement therapy with work therapy in schizophrenia: 6-month follow-up of neuropsychological performance
    Morris Bell
    Department of Veterans Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 44:761-70. 2007
    ..05) and executive function (p < 0.05) for the NET + WT group over the 12 months. Both groups showed sustained improvements on verbal and nonverbal memory...
  13. doi request reprint Neurocognitive enhancement therapy with vocational services: work outcomes at two-year follow-up
    Morris D Bell
    VA Connecticut Healthcare System, Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, West Haven, CT, USA
    Schizophr Res 105:18-29. 2008
    ..The present study aimed to determine whether NET could enhance functional outcomes among schizophrenia and schizoaffective patients in a community mental health center receiving community-based vocational services...
  14. ncbi request reprint Predictors of remediation success on a trained memory task
    Joanna M Fiszdon
    Department of Psychology, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, Connecticut 06516, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 193:602-8. 2005
    ..Findings suggest that in addition to cognitive factors, motivational and training variables also significantly affect remediation outcomes...
  15. ncbi request reprint Theory of mind performance in schizophrenia: diagnostic, symptom, and neuropsychological correlates
    Tamasine C Greig
    Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry CMHC, 5th Floor, 34 Park St, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 192:12-8. 2004
    ..Contrary to previous reports, ToM was not related to measures of paranoia...
  16. ncbi request reprint Initial and final work performance in schizophrenia: cognitive and symptom predictors
    Gary Bryson
    Department of Psychology, Box 116B, Connecticut VA Healthcare System, 950 Campbell Avenue, West Haven, Connecticut 06516, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 191:87-92. 2003
    ..Remediating or accommodating such deficits in a time-sensitive fashion may be a necessary feature for successful rehabilitation...
  17. ncbi request reprint Integrated versus sealed-over recovery in schizophrenia: BORRTI and executive function
    Morris D Bell
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 193:3-8. 2005
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  18. ncbi request reprint Quality of life benefits of paid work activity in schizophrenia
    Gary Bryson
    Psychology Service, Connecticut Healthcare System West Haven, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Schizophr Bull 28:249-57. 2002
    ..How participation in work rehabilitation and its interaction with pay improves motivation, interpersonal relatedness, and overall quality of life is discussed...
  19. ncbi request reprint The implications of memory profiles in schizophrenia on vocational and neuropsychological functioning
    Danielle Abi-Saab
    Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Schizophr Res 75:173-82. 2005
    ..Given these differences, more research is warranted to explore the effect of memory impairment subtypes on vocational outcome measures...
  20. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal Wisconsin card sorting performance in schizophrenia patients in rehabilitation
    Gary Bryson
    VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, Connecticut, USA, and Yale, University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06516, USA
    Appl Neuropsychol 9:203-9. 2002
    ..Keywords: schizophrenia, cognition, executive function, rehabilitation, stability..
  21. doi request reprint Attention training in schizophrenia: differing responses to similar tasks
    Morris D Bell
    VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, CT, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 43:490-6. 2009
    ..Findings suggest that training should involve multiple exercises within the same domain and that multiple measures may be important in making links between the training process and functional outcomes...
  22. ncbi request reprint Durability of cognitive remediation training in schizophrenia: performance on two memory tasks at 6-month and 12-month follow-up
    Joanna M Fiszdon
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, 25 Park Street, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
    Psychiatry Res 125:1-7. 2004
    ..There were no significant group differences on the word serial position task at any time point. Results indicate that computerized training can lead to sustained improvements on some, but not all, training tasks...
  23. pmc Predictors of on-site vocational support for people with schizophrenia in supported employment
    Wayne Zito
    Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, 34 Park St, New Haven, CT 06519, United States
    Schizophr Res 94:81-8. 2007
    ..Results suggest that these clients require more specialist contact because of failure to adequately engage natural supports at work...
  24. pmc Improved cognitive function in schizophrenia after one year of cognitive training and vocational services
    Tamasine C Greig
    Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Connecticut, USA
    Schizophr Res 96:156-61. 2007
    ..Augmenting vocational services with a multifaceted cognitive remediation program may improve cognition in participants with schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder...
  25. doi request reprint Neuropsychological near normality and brain structure abnormality in schizophrenia
    Bruce E Wexler
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, Connecticut Mental Health Center, 34 Park St, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 166:189-95. 2009
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Temporal relationship between change in cognition and change in functioning in schizophrenia
    Joanna M Fiszdon
    VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, CT 06516, United States
    Schizophr Res 105:105-13. 2008
    ..Lag models supported these results. Differences between these findings and previous studies are discussed along with functional assessment issues and the potential moderators of the relationship between cognitive change and functioning...
  27. doi request reprint Effects of presentation modality and valence on affect recognition performance in schizophrenia and healthy controls
    Joanna M Fiszdon
    VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, CT, US
    Psychiatry Res 170:114-8. 2009
    ..These findings suggest the importance of carefully considering presentation modality and affective valence when assessing affect recognition in schizophrenia...
  28. ncbi request reprint A comparison of basic and social cognition between schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder
    Joanna M Fiszdon
    VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, CT 06516, United States
    Schizophr Res 91:117-21. 2007
    ..Results provide limited support for a taxonomic distinction between the two disorders...
  29. ncbi request reprint Learning potential as a predictor of readiness for psychosocial rehabilitation in schizophrenia
    Joanna M Fiszdon
    Yale University Department of Psychiatry, New Haven, CT, USA
    Psychiatry Res 143:159-66. 2006
    ..Explicit semantic clustering training was associated with increases in the use of the trained strategy...
  30. ncbi request reprint Test-retest stability of neuropsychological testing and individual differences in variability in schizophrenia outpatients
    Tamsine Conway Greig
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, Connecticut Mental Health Center, Room 527, 34 Park Street, New Haven, CT 06915, USA
    Psychiatry Res 129:241-7. 2004
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Cognitive remediation and vocational rehabilitation for schizophrenia
    Bruce E Wexler
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University, USA
    Schizophr Bull 31:931-41. 2005
    ..Instead, the goal is to provide the rationale for the progression of our studies, describe the methods, and summarize the results, so that readers may understand, critique, and improve upon what we have done...
  32. ncbi request reprint Can older people with schizophrenia benefit from work rehabilitation?
    Morris D Bell
    VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, Connecticut 06516, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 193:293-301. 2005
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Rehab rounds: A hybrid transitional and supported employment program
    Tamasine Greig
    Yale University School of Medicine, CMHC, Fifth Floor, 34 Park Street, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 55:240-2. 2004
  34. ncbi request reprint Object relations deficits in schizophrenia: a cross-cultural comparison between Brazil and the United States
    Morris Bell
    Psychology Service, VA CT Healthcare System, West Haven, Connecticut, 06516, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 190:73-9. 2002
    ..The most common profiles for both schizophrenia samples were the Psychotically Egocentric and the Socially Withdrawn object relations types...
  35. ncbi request reprint Sensory gating deficits during the mid-latency phase of information processing in medicated schizophrenia patients
    Nashaat N Boutros
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Psychiatry Res 126:203-15. 2004
    ..Furthermore, the data suggest that N100 and P200 gating indices may influence subsequent information processing...
  36. ncbi request reprint [Cognitive remediation and work therapy in the outpatient treatment of patients with schizophrenia]
    Joanna M Fiszdon
    VA Connecticut Healthcare System and Yale University School of Medicine, CT, USA
    Sante Ment Que 29:117-42. 2004
    ..Following a detailed description of our program, we offer initial support for the efficacy of this type of approach in both improving cognitive function as well as leading to better functional outcomes...
  37. ncbi request reprint Association of obsessions and compulsions in schizophrenia with neurocognition and negative symptoms
    Paul H Lysaker
    Day Hospital 116H, Roudebush VA Medical Center, 1481 West 10th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 14:449-53. 2002
    ..The implications of these clinical correlates of obsessive-compulsive phenomena in schizophrenia spectrum disorders are discussed...
  38. ncbi request reprint The Indianapolis Vocational Intervention Program: a cognitive behavioral approach to addressing rehabilitation issues in schizophrenia
    Louanne W Davis
    Roudebush VA Medical Center, Psychiatry Research, 1431 West 10th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 42:35-45. 2005
    ..For this paper, we explain the development of the treatment manual and the group and individual interventions and present case examples that illustrate how persons with severe mental illness might utilize the manualized intervention...
  39. ncbi request reprint Instability of cognitive processing systems in schizophrenia
    Bruce E Wexler
    Schizophr Res 71:513-4. 2004
  40. ncbi request reprint Coping style in schizophrenia: associations with neurocognitive deficits and personality
    Paul H Lysaker
    Roudebush VA Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Schizophr Bull 30:113-21. 2004
    ..Higher levels of extroversion were related to greater social support seeking. Implications for understanding the genesis of psychosocial dysfunction and for the development of rehabilitative interventions are discussed...
  41. ncbi request reprint Relationship of impaired processing speed and flexibility of abstract thought to improvements in work performance over time in schizophrenia
    Paul H Lysaker
    Roudebush VA Medical Center, USA
    Schizophr Res 75:211-8. 2005
    ..Results suggest assessments of these domains of neurocognition may provide important information about individual needs for adjunct services...
  42. ncbi request reprint Insight in schizophrenia: associations with executive function and coping style
    Paul H Lysaker
    Roudebush VA Medical Center, Indiana University School of Medicine, Day Hospital 116H, 1481 West 10th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Schizophr Res 59:41-7. 2003
    ..Implications for understanding the etiology of lack of awareness in schizophrenia are discussed...
  43. ncbi request reprint Insight and work performance in schizophrenia
    Paul H Lysaker
    Roudebush VA Medical Center, Day Hospital 116H, 10th St, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 190:142-6. 2002
    ..Implications for rehabilitation are discussed...
  44. ncbi request reprint Enhanced cognitive-behavioral therapy for vocational rehabilitation in schizophrenia: Effects on hope and work
    Paul H Lysaker
    Roudebush Department of Veterans Affairs VA Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 42:673-82. 2005
    ..Results provide initial evidence of the effectiveness of the IVIP...
  45. ncbi request reprint The Penn Conditional Exclusion Test (PCET): relationship to the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test and work function in patients with schizophrenia
    Matthew M Kurtz
    Schizophrenia Rehabilitation Program and Neuropsychiatry Research Center, Institute of Living, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Schizophr Res 68:95-102. 2004
    ..These results provide the first evidence of criterion-related validity for the PCET and are part of a growing literature suggesting a relationship between performance on measures of executive function and work skills...

Research Grants10

  1. Cognitive Training and Enhanced Supported Employment
    Morris D Bell; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..FU, and 2 yr. FU will focus on cognitive and vocational outcomes, but will also include clinical status, quality of life and community function measures. Predictors of response to training will also be examined. ..
  2. Cognitive Training and Enhanced Supported Employment
    Morris Bell; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..FU, and 2 yr. FU will focus on cognitive and vocational outcomes, but will also include clinical status, quality of life and community function measures. Predictors of response to training will also be examined. ..
  3. EFFECTS OF WORK ACTIVITY AUGMENTED BY COGNITIVE TRAINING
    Morris Bell; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....