Melissa Fisher

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Self and other in schizophrenia: a cognitive neuroscience perspective
    Melissa Fisher
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 165:1465-72. 2008
  2. pmc When top-down meets bottom-up: auditory training enhances verbal memory in schizophrenia
    R Alison Adcock
    Duke University Department of Psychiatry and Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Schizophr Bull 35:1132-41. 2009
  3. pmc Computerized cognitive training restores neural activity within the reality monitoring network in schizophrenia
    Karuna Subramaniam
    San Francisco Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Neuron 73:842-53. 2012
  4. pmc Neuroplasticity-based cognitive training in schizophrenia: an interim report on the effects 6 months later
    Melissa Fisher
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco and San Francisco VA Medical Center, CA 94121, USA
    Schizophr Bull 36:869-79. 2010
  5. pmc Is serum brain-derived neurotrophic factor a biomarker for cognitive enhancement in schizophrenia?
    Sophia Vinogradov
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 66:549-53. 2009
  6. pmc Clinical symptoms and alpha band resting-state functional connectivity imaging in patients with schizophrenia: implications for novel approaches to treatment
    Leighton B N Hinkley
    Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 70:1134-42. 2011
  7. pmc Using neuroplasticity-based auditory training to improve verbal memory in schizophrenia
    Melissa Fisher
    Department of Psychiatry, UCSF SFVAMC, Mail Code 116c, 4150 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 166:805-11. 2009
  8. pmc Timing is everything: neural response dynamics during syllable processing and its relation to higher-order cognition in schizophrenia and healthy comparison subjects
    Corby L Dale
    Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Int J Psychophysiol 75:183-93. 2010
  9. pmc Evidence for an emotion maintenance deficit in schizophrenia
    David E Gard
    Department of Psychology, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Psychiatry Res 187:24-9. 2011
  10. pmc Cognitive interventions targeting brain plasticity in the prodromal and early phases of schizophrenia
    Melissa Fisher
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Annu Rev Clin Psychol 9:435-63. 2013

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Publications21

  1. doi request reprint Self and other in schizophrenia: a cognitive neuroscience perspective
    Melissa Fisher
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 165:1465-72. 2008
    ..The authors assessed self-referential source memory and social cognition in a large sample of schizophrenia outpatients and healthy comparison subjects in order to compare how these critical processes are associated in the two groups...
  2. pmc When top-down meets bottom-up: auditory training enhances verbal memory in schizophrenia
    R Alison Adcock
    Duke University Department of Psychiatry and Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Schizophr Bull 35:1132-41. 2009
    ..We conclude with the observation that neuroplasticity-based cognitive training brings patients closer to physiological patterns seen in healthy participants, suggesting that it changes the brain in an adaptive manner in schizophrenia...
  3. pmc Computerized cognitive training restores neural activity within the reality monitoring network in schizophrenia
    Karuna Subramaniam
    San Francisco Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Neuron 73:842-53. 2012
    ..These findings demonstrate that a serious behavioral deficit in schizophrenia, and its underlying neural dysfunction, can be improved by well-designed computerized cognitive training, resulting in better quality of life...
  4. pmc Neuroplasticity-based cognitive training in schizophrenia: an interim report on the effects 6 months later
    Melissa Fisher
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco and San Francisco VA Medical Center, CA 94121, USA
    Schizophr Bull 36:869-79. 2010
    ..Using an innovative neuroplasticity-based cognitive training approach, we report our interim findings on the effects on cognition and functional outcome at 6 months after treatment...
  5. pmc Is serum brain-derived neurotrophic factor a biomarker for cognitive enhancement in schizophrenia?
    Sophia Vinogradov
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 66:549-53. 2009
    ..We asked: would neuroplasticity-based cognitive training in schizophrenia result in increased serum BDNF?..
  6. pmc Clinical symptoms and alpha band resting-state functional connectivity imaging in patients with schizophrenia: implications for novel approaches to treatment
    Leighton B N Hinkley
    Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 70:1134-42. 2011
    ....
  7. pmc Using neuroplasticity-based auditory training to improve verbal memory in schizophrenia
    Melissa Fisher
    Department of Psychiatry, UCSF SFVAMC, Mail Code 116c, 4150 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 166:805-11. 2009
    ..The authors report interim findings in this ongoing study...
  8. pmc Timing is everything: neural response dynamics during syllable processing and its relation to higher-order cognition in schizophrenia and healthy comparison subjects
    Corby L Dale
    Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Int J Psychophysiol 75:183-93. 2010
    ....
  9. pmc Evidence for an emotion maintenance deficit in schizophrenia
    David E Gard
    Department of Psychology, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Psychiatry Res 187:24-9. 2011
    ..These findings suggest that some aspects of impaired emotion maintenance in schizophrenia may be related to deficits in motivated behavior...
  10. pmc Cognitive interventions targeting brain plasticity in the prodromal and early phases of schizophrenia
    Melissa Fisher
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Annu Rev Clin Psychol 9:435-63. 2013
    ....
  11. pmc The cognitive cost of anticholinergic burden: decreased response to cognitive training in schizophrenia
    Sophia Vinogradov
    Department of Psychiatry, Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 166:1055-62. 2009
    ..The authors examined the relationship between serum anticholinergic activity and baseline cognitive performance and response to computerized cognitive training in outpatients with schizophrenia...
  12. pmc Intensive Auditory Cognitive Training Improves Verbal Memory in Adolescents and Young Adults at Clinical High Risk for Psychosis
    Rachel Loewy
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
    Schizophr Bull 42:S118-26. 2016
    ..Cognitive training has shown benefits in schizophrenia, but has not yet been adequately tested in the CHR population...
  13. pmc Auditory Cortical Plasticity Drives Training-Induced Cognitive Changes in Schizophrenia
    Corby L Dale
    Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA Northern California Institute for Research and Education NCIRE, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, CA
    Schizophr Bull 42:220-8. 2016
    ..This neural circuit enhancement is in turn associated with better executive function but not verbal memory. ..
  14. pmc Intensive cognitive training in schizophrenia enhances working memory and associated prefrontal cortical efficiency in a manner that drives long-term functional gains
    Karuna Subramaniam
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA Electronic address
    Neuroimage 99:281-92. 2014
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  15. pmc Neuroscience-informed Auditory Training in Schizophrenia: A Final Report of the Effects on Cognition and Serum Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor
    Melissa Fisher
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, CA, United States Department of Psychiatry, San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, United States
    Schizophr Res Cogn 3:1-7. 2016
    ..Here we report the effects of training on behavioral outcome measures in our final sample using an intent-to-treat analysis. We also report the effects on serum brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF)...
  16. pmc Neural signal during immediate reward anticipation in schizophrenia: Relationship to real-world motivation and function
    Karuna Subramaniam
    San Francisco Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Neuroimage Clin 9:153-63. 2015
    ..These findings may suggest that SZ patients activate compensatory attention processes during anticipation of immediate upcoming rewards, which likely contribute to their functional capacity in daily life. ..
  17. pmc Neuroplasticity-based auditory training via laptop computer improves cognition in young individuals with recent onset schizophrenia
    Melissa Fisher
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, CA Department of Psychiatry, San Francisco Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, CA
    Schizophr Bull 41:250-8. 2015
    ..Cognitive dysfunction is thus a critical target for early intervention in young individuals with recent onset schizophrenia...
  18. pmc Cognitive training for impaired neural systems in neuropsychiatric illness
    Sophia Vinogradov
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94122, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 37:43-76. 2012
    ..We summarize work to date using such neuroscience-informed methods and indicate some of the exciting future directions of this field...
  19. doi request reprint Neuroscience-informed computer-assisted cognitive training in schizophrenia
    Melissa Fisher
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, and San Francisco Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, California
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1366:90-114. 2016
    ..Finally, we discuss future directions with a focus on the "oscillatory connectome" as a key area of investigation for developing the most precise and scientifically informed treatment approaches for this illness. ..
  20. pmc Randomized controlled trial of computer-based treatment of social cognition in schizophrenia: the TRuSST trial protocol
    Annika Rose
    Posit Science Corporation, 77 Geary Street, San Francisco, CA, 94108, USA
    BMC Psychiatry 15:142. 2015
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  21. pmc Symptom assessment in early psychosis: the use of well-established rating scales in clinical high-risk and recent-onset populations
    Daniel Fulford
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, 401 Parnassus Avenue, Box PAR 0984, San Francisco, CA 94143, United States Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute, Palo Alto, CA, United States
    Psychiatry Res 220:1077-83. 2014
    ..Findings suggest strong overlap in symptom severity ratings among the most common scales. In recent-onset samples, each has strengths and weaknesses. In CHR samples, they appear to add little information above and beyond the SOPS. ..