Dustin Chapman

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BACKGROUND Serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SRIs) have demonstrated consistent efficacy in the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), while agents that are primarily norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors have not. Comparable efficacy has been demonstrated for SRI and non-SRI antidepressants in uncomplicated major depressive disorder (MDD). This(More)
OBJECTIVE Although previous studies have shown that dysthymia, or chronic depression, commonly responds to antidepressant medications (with improvements in depressive symptoms and psychosocial functioning), there have been no systematic studies of the impact of antidepressant treatment on personality variables in patients with this disorder. METHOD In a(More)
INTRODUCTION Current models of paranoia propose that ambiguous situations, in which cues regarding the intentions of others are lacking, may be perceived as hostile by persons with persecutory delusions (PD). Thus, a social-cognitive bias for the perception of hostility may be present. In this study, the Ambiguous Intentions Hostility Questionnaire (AIHQ)(More)
Deficits in emotion perception are common in people with schizophrenia and current research has focused on improving these deficits. In our previous research, we demonstrated that directing attention to salient facial features via attention shaping can improve these deficits among inpatients. In this study, we examined the efficacy of an enhanced attention(More)
OBJECTIVE This study assessed within-gender differences between psychiatrists and other physicians by using data taken from a large national sample of U.S. female physicians. METHOD The authors used data from the Women Physicians' Health Study, a large, national questionnaire-based survey conducted in 1993-1994, to compare characteristics of female(More)
Social cognition has emerged as an important construct in schizophrenia. Previous research has shown that social cognition functions as a direct predictor, mediator, or moderator of social functioning (as reviewed in Wölwer et al., 2010). In particular, the ability to recognize different emotional expressions (i.e., emotion perception) is linked to social(More)
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