Sue R Beers
Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
- Neuropsychological function in children with maltreatment-related posttraumatic stress disorderSue R Beers
Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA 15213, USA
Am J Psychiatry 159:483-6. 2002..However, there are few studies of cognitive function in children with PTSD. The goal of the current study was to evaluate cognition in children with PTSD...
- Serum biomarker concentrations and outcome after pediatric traumatic brain injuryRachel Pardes Berger
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Child Advocacy, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Safar Center for Resuscitation Research, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
J Neurotrauma 24:1793-801. 2007..Future studies should focus on assessing the differential benefit of biomarkers compared with clinical variables and in assessing a continuous rather than categorical outcome variable...
- Brain structures in pediatric maltreatment-related posttraumatic stress disorder: a sociodemographically matched studyMichael D De Bellis
Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Biol Psychiatry 52:1066-78. 2002..Previous anatomical magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) brain studies have not controlled for socioeconomic status...
- Validity of a pediatric version of the Glasgow Outcome Scale-ExtendedSue R Beers
Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
J Neurotrauma 29:1126-39. 2012..This pediatric revision provides a valid outcome measure in infants, toddlers, children, and adolescents through age 16. Findings support using the GOS-E Peds as the primary outcome variable in pediatric clinical trials...
- Neurobehavioral effects of amantadine after pediatric traumatic brain injury: a preliminary reportSue R Beers
Traumatic Brain Injury Program, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
J Head Trauma Rehabil 20:450-63. 2005..To investigate the safety and efficacy of a dopamine agonist, amantadine hydrochloride (AMH), in the treatment of neurobehavioral sequelae of pediatric TBI...
- Neurocognitive outcome and serum biomarkers in inflicted versus non-inflicted traumatic brain injury in young childrenSue R Beers
Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
J Neurotrauma 24:97-105. 2007..Outcome may be due to the mechanism of iTBI, cumulative effects of unreported TBI, and/or other unidentified risk factors...
- Outcomes of child abuseSue R Beers
Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
Neurosurg Clin N Am 13:235-41. 2002..In this vulnerable population, longitudinal assessment well past the period of initial insult is imperative to assess the rate of development of skills, to identify deficient areas, and to plan appropriate interventions...
- Superior temporal gyrus volumes in maltreated children and adolescents with PTSDMichael D De Bellis
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Developmental Traumatology Program Developmental Family Health Clinic and Neuroimaging Laboratory, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Rm 392, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
Biol Psychiatry 51:544-52. 2002..Event-related potential abnormalities were previously reported in PTSD, implicating the existence of dysfunction in the primary auditory cortex and adjacent anterior auditory cortex of the STG in adult PTSD...
- Phase II clinical trial of moderate hypothermia after severe traumatic brain injury in childrenP David Adelson
Department of Neurosurgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Neurosurgery 56:740-54; discussion 740-54. 2005..To determine whether moderate hypothermia (HYPO) (32-33 degrees C) begun in the early period after severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) and maintained for 48 hours is safe compared with normothermia (NORM) (36.5-37.5 degrees C)...
- Impairment of verbal memory and learning in antipsychotic-naïve patients with first-episode schizophreniaS Kristian Hill
Center for Cognitive Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, 912 South Wood Street, Suite 235, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
Schizophr Res 68:127-36. 2004..The goal of this study was to characterize the nature of verbal memory impairments in antipsychotic-naïve schizophrenic patients early in the course of illness...
- Apolipoprotein E4 allele presence and functional outcome after severe traumatic brain injurySheila Alexander
University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
J Neurotrauma 24:790-7. 2007..The findings of this study are unique in that they address not only the relationship between APOE 4 allele presence and outcome from severe TBI, but also describe differences in trajectory of recovery by APOE 4 allele presence...