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Faculty - Core Faculty

Serper, Mark

Serper, Mark

(Ph.D. 1991, SUNY @ Binghamton)

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Research Interests

  • Psychological Mechanism in Psychosis
  • Substance Abuse in Schizophrenia
  • Violence and Mental Illness

Selected Publications (2005-2009)

  • Berman, B.A., Duffy, K. & Serper, M. (in press- 2009). Beliefs aboutvoices and aggression on the psychiatric inpatient service. Journal ofClinical Psychiatry.
  • Vadhan, N., Corcoran, C. & Serper, M. (in press- 2009). Effects of Δ9-THC on Working Memory: Implications for Schizophrenia. PrimaryPsychiatry.
  • Serper, M. & Berenbaum, H. (2008). The relation between emotionalawareness and hallucinations and delusions in acute psychiatricinpatients. Schizophrenia Research,101, 195-200 .
  • Salzinger, K. & Serper, M. (in press- 2009). Psychological Mechanisms inBehavior Disorders. Washington, D.C: APA Books.
  • Serper, M. Beech, D., Harvey, P.D., & Dill, C. (2008). Neurocognitivepredictors of aggression on the psychiatric inpatient service. Journalof Experimental and Clinical Neuropsychology, 30, 700-709.
  • Serper, M. Beech, D., Harvey, P.D., & Dill, C. (2008). Neurocognitivepredictors of aggression on the psychiatric inpatient service. Journalof Experimental and Clinical Neuropsychology, 30, 700-709.
  • Goldberg, B., Serper, M., Beech, D., Dill, C. & Duffy, K. (2007).Predictors of aggression on the psychiatric inpatient service:Self-esteem, narcissism, and theory of mind deficits.
  • Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 195, 436-442
  • Bowie, C., Serper, M, & Harvey, P.D. (2005). Neurocognition,symptomatology, and functional skills in older alcohol-abusingschizophrenia patients Schizophrenia Bulletin, 31, 175-182.
  • Serper, M., Goldberg, B., Herman, C. Chang, N. Chou, J., Cancro, R.(2005). Predictors of Aggression on the Psychiatric Inpatient Service.Comprehensive Psychiatry, 46, 121-127.

Selected Publications (1999-2002)

  • Levine, E, Jonas, H., & Serper, M. (in press). Attributional Style and Interpersonal Skills in Hallucination Prone Individuals. Schizophrenia Research.
  • Serper, M., Goldberg, BR, & Salzinger, K. (in press). Behavioral Assessment of Maladaptive Behaviors with Severely Ill Psychiatric Patients. In E. Heiby and S.
  • Haynes (eds). Handbook of Psychological Assessment. New York: John Wiley & Sons.
  • Copersino, M., Serper, M. & Allen, M. (in press). Cognitive Assessment in the Psychiatric Emergency Department. Psychiatric Services.
  • Serper, M. & Bergman, A. (in press). Psychotic Violence: Motives, Methods, Madness. New York: International University Press.
  • Serper, M. Allen, M. (2003). Rapid Screening for Cognitive Impairment in the Psychiatric Emergency Service: I. Cognitive screening batteries. Psychiatric Services, 53, 1527-1529.
  • Kot, T. & Serper, M. (2002). Auditory Sensory Conditioning in Schizophrenia. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 190, 282-288.
  • Goldberg, B., Serper, M & Allen, M. (2002). Psychiatric Principals: Managing Violent and Suicidal Emergency Patients. In: Goldfrank, L, Flomenbaum, N, Lewis, N,
  • Weisman, R, Howland, M and Hoffman, R. eds. Toxicologic Emergencies, 7th edition. New York: McGraw Hill.
  • Currier GW, Allen M, Serper MR, & Trenton AJ, Copersino ML (2002). Medical, Psychiatric, and Cognitive Assessment in the Psychiatric Emergency Service in Allen M (ed) Emergency Psychiatry, Washington, DC, American Psychiatric Publishing.
  • Bergman, A., Zack, H., & Serper, M. (2002). Violence and the severely mentally ill. NYS Psychologist, 12, 17-19.
  • Harvey, P., Serper, M., White, L. et al. (2001). Neuropsychological Correlates and the Validity of Cognitive Symptom Rating Scales. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 42, 306-314.
  • Vadhan, N., Serper, M Chou, J. & Cancro, R. (2001). Concurrent Validity and Neuropsychological Assessment using the Schedule for the Assessment of Negative Symptoms (SANS) in Schizophrenic Patients. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 189, 637-641.
  • Serper, M, Copersino, M., Vadhan, N., & Cancro, R. (2000). Neurocognitive Deficits in Recently Abstinent Cocaine Abusing Schizophrenic Patients. Journal of Substance Abuse, 11, 205-213.
  • Chou, J.C., Solkhah, R., & Serper, M. (2000). Clinical Research on Antipsychotic Treatment in Bipolar Disorder. Journal of Psychiatric Practice, 6, 310-321.
  • Serper, M. Bergman, A.J., Copersino, M., Chou, J., Richarme, D., & Cancro, R. (2000). Learning and Memory Impairment in Cocaine Dependent and Comorbid Schizophrenic Patients. Psychiatry Research, 93, 21-32.
  • Chou, J.C., Solkhah, R., & Serper, M. (2000). Clinical Research on Antipsychotic Treatment in Bipolar Disorder. Journal of Psychiatric Practice, 6, 310-321.
  • Harvey, P.D., Moriarty, P.J., Serper, M., Schnur, E., Lieber, D. (2000). Practice-related improvement in information processing with novel antipsychotic treatment. Schizophrenia Research, 46, 139-148.
  • Serper, M., & Chou, J. (2000). Cognitive Functioning and Substance Use Disorders in Schizophrenia. In T. Sharma and P.D. Harvey (eds.) Cognition in Schizophrenia. Impairments, Importance, and Treatment Strategies. New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Serper, M., Chou, J. C.-Y, Allen, M., Czbor, P., & Cancro, R. (1999). Emergency Presentation of Acute Cocaine Intoxication in Schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 25, 387-394.
  • Wu, T., & Serper, M. (1999).Social Support and Psychopathology in Homeless Patients Presenting for Emergency Psychiatric Treatment. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 55, 1127-1133.
  • Harvey, P.D., & Serper, M. (1999). The Nature and Management of Cognitive Dysfunction in Patients with Schizophrenia. Directions in Psychiatry, 19, 21-35.

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