Stacia Mills

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Several groups have reported an association between the 10-repeat allele of a dopamine transporter (DAT1) 3'UTR VNTR variant and ADHD but the finding has not been universally observed. An association between DAT1 genotype and stimulant medication response has also been reported although again there are conflicting data. We tested the DAT1 3'VNTR and three(More)
This study finds that the relatives of schizophrenics have elevated scores on the cognitive-perceptual factor of the schizotypal personality questionnaire (SPQ), particularly for the 'unusual perceptual experiences' and 'ideas of reference' subscales. These results support recent findings by Kremen et al. (1998) and suggest that previous failures to(More)
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a childhood onset disorder, for which there is good evidence that genetic factors contribute to the aetiology. Recently reported linkage findings suggested evidence of a susceptibility locus on chromosome 16p13 (maximum LOD score of 4.2, P=5 × 10−6). The GRIN2A (glutamate receptor, ionotropic, N-methyl(More)
The objective of this study was to assess whether a 1-hour didactic session on the DSM-5 Cultural Formulation Interview (CFI) improves the cultural competence of general psychiatry residents. The main hypothesis was that teaching adult psychiatry residents a 1-hour session on the CFI would improve cultural competence. The exploratory hypothesis was that(More)
OBJECTIVE The authors assessed whether a 1-h didactic session on the DSM-5 Cultural Formulation Interview (CFI) improves cultural competence of general psychiatry residents. METHODS Psychiatry residents at six residency programs completed demographics and pre-intervention questionnaires, were exposed to a 1-h session on the CFI, and completed a(More)
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