Publications

Below, see citations of selected publications that highlight some of our research findings over the past several years.

Deckersbach T, Hoelzel, BK, Eisner LR, Stange JP, Peckham AD, Dougherty DD, Rauch SL, Lazar S, Nierenberg AA. Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for non-remitted patients with bipolar disorder. CNS Neurosci Ther 2012;18: 133-141.

Deckersbach T, Nierenberg AA, Kessler R, Lund HG, Ametrano RM, Sachs G, Rauch SL, & Dougherty DD. Cognitive rehabilitation for bipolar disorder: An open trial for employed patients with residual depressive symptoms. CNS Neuroscience and Therapeutics 2010, 16: 298-307.

Deckersbach T, Rauch SL, Buhlmann U, Ostacher MJ, Beucke JC, Nierenberg AA, Sachs G, & Dougherty, DD. An fMRI investigation of working memory and sadness in females with bipolar disorder: a brief report. Bipolar Disorders, 2008;10: 928–942.

Deckersbach, T., Savage, C. R., Reilly‐Harrington, N., Clark, L., Sachs, G., & Rauch, S. L. (2004). Episodic memory impairment in bipolar disorder and obsessive–compulsive disorder: the role of memory strategies. Bipolar disorders, 6(3), 233-244.

Ghaznavi, S. & Deckersbach, T. “Rumination in bipolar depression: Further evidence for an unquiet mind.” (2012) Biology of Mood and Anxiety Disorders, 2:2.

Ghaznavi, S., Nakic, M., Rao, P., Hu, J., Brewer, J. A., Hannestad, J., & Bhagwagar, Z. (2008). Rechallenging with clozapine following neutropenia: treatment options for refractory schizophrenia. American Journal of Psychiatry, 165(7), 813-818.

Ghaznavi, S., Nakic, M., Rao, P., Hu, J., Brewer, J.A., Hannestad, J. & Bhagwagar, Z. (2008) “Rechallenging with clozapine following neutropenia: Treatment options for refractory schizophrenia.” American Journal of Psychiatry, 165, 813-8.

Nierenberg AA, Sylvia LG, Doederlein A, Edgman-Levitan S, Muskin A, Jewell L, Walker M, Goodman D, Farahbakhsh M, Hearing C, Tovey R, Deckersbach T. Improving the care of patients who have treatment-resistant depression: The promise of the PCORnet MoodNetwork. J Clin Psychiatry, in press.

Nierenberg AA, Friedman ES, Bowden CL, Sylvia LG, Thase ME, Ketter T, Ostacher MJ, Leon AC, Reilly-Harrington N, Iosifescu DV, Pencina M, Severe JB, Calabrese JR. Lithium treatment moderate-dose use study (LiTMUS) for bipolar disorder: a randomized comparative effectiveness trial of optimized personalized treatment with and without lithium. Am J Psychiatry. 2013 Jan 1;170(1):102-10.

Nierenberg AA, Ostacher MJ, Calabrese JR, Ketter TA, Marangell LB, Miklowitz DJ, Miyahara S, Bauer MS, Thase ME, Wisniewski SR, Sachs GS. Treatment-resistant bipolar depression: a STEP-BD equipoise randomized effectiveness trial of antidepressant augmentation with lamotrigine, inositol, or risperidone. Am J Psychiatry. 2006 Feb;163(2):210-6.

Nierenberg, A. A., Sylvia, L. G., Leon, A. C., Reilly-Harrington, N. A., Shesler, L. W., McElroy, S. L., Friedman, E. S., Thase, M. E., Shelton, R. C., Bowden, C., Tohen, M., Singh, V., Deckersbach, T., Letter, T., Kocsis, J., McInnis, M. G., Schoenfeld, D., Bobo, W. V., & Calabrese, J. R. (2014). Clinical and Health Outcomes Initiative in Comparative Effectiveness for Bipolar Disorder (Bipolar CHOICE): a pragmatic trial of complex treatment for a complex disorder. Clinical Trials, 11(1), 114-127.

Sachs GS, Nierenberg AA, Calabrese JR, Marangell LB, Wisniewski SR, Gyulai L, Friedman E, Bowden C, Fossey M, Ostacher M, Ketter T, Patel J, Hauser P, Rapport D, Martinez J, Allen M, Miklowitz DJ, Otto MW, Dennehy EB, Thase ME. Effectiveness of Adjunctive Antidepressant Treatment for Bipolar Depression. New England Journal of Medicine 2007; 356: 1711-1722.

Sylvia, L. G., Ametrano, R. M., & Nierenberg, A. A. (2010). Exercise treatment for bipolar disorder: potential mechanisms of action mediated through increased neurogenesis and decreased allostatic load. Psychotherapy and psychosomatics, 79(2), 87-96.

Sylvia LG, Dupuy J, Ostacher MJ, Cowperthwait CM, Hay AC, Sachs GS, Nierenberg AA, Perlis RP. The prevalence and implications of residual insomnia in euthymic bipolar patients. J Psychopharm, 2012; 26(8): 1108 – 1113.

Sylvia, L. G., Friedman, E. S., Kocsis, J. H., Bernstein, E. E., Brody, B. D., Kinrys, G., & ... Nierenberg, A. A. (2013). Association of exercise with quality of life and mood symptoms in a comparative effectiveness study of bipolar disorder. Journal Of Affective Disorders, 151(2), 722-727.

Sylvia LG, Hay A, Ostacher MJ, Miklowitz DJ, Nierenberg AA, Thase ME, Sachs GS, Deckersbach T, Perlis RH. Therapeutic alliance, care satisfaction, and pharmacological adherence in bipolar disorder. J Clin Psychopharm, 2013; 33:343-350.

Sylvia LG, Kopeski LM, Mulrooney C, Reid J, Jacob K, Neuhaus EC. (2009). Does exercise impact mood?: Exercise patterns of patients in a psychiatric partial hospital program. J Psychiatric Pract, 15, 70-78. PMID: 19182569.

Sylvia LG, Peters AT, Deckersbach T, Nierenberg AA. Nutrient-based therapies for bipolar disorder. A systematic review. Psychother Psychosom, 2013; 82:10-19.

Sylvia LG, Salcedo S, Bernstein EE, Baek JH, Nierenberg AA, & Deckersbach T. Nutrition, exercise, and wellness treatment in bipolar disorder: feasibility, acceptability and preliminary efficacy. Int J Bipolar Disord, 2013 Oct 1;1(1):24.

Sylvia LG, Salcedo S, Bianchi MT, Urdahl A, Nierenberg AA, & Deckersbach T. A novel home sleep monitoring device and brief sleep intervention for bipolar disorder: Feasibility, tolerability, and preliminary effectiveness. Cogn Ther Res, 2014 Feb 1; 38(1):55-61

Sylvia, L. G., Salcedo, S., Peters, A. T., da Silva Magalhães, P. V., Frank, E., Miklowitz, D. J., Otto, M. W., Berk, M., Nierenberg, A. A., & Deckersbach, T. (2017). Do Sleep Disturbances Predict or Moderate the Response to Psychotherapy in Bipolar Disorder?. The Journal of nervous and mental disease, 205(3), 196-202.