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Psychologist, Author, Professor and Speaker


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2009
10/16 – Itasca, Illinois

10/14 - New Britain, Connecticut

10/10 – Albany, New York

09/25 – Valencia, Spain

09/16 – Indianapolis, Indiana

06/20 – New York, New York (LEAP Training — Lieber Clinic)

06/05 – Lisbon, Portugal

06/01 – New York, New York (Manhattan Psychiatric Center)

05/29 – Madison, Wisconsin

09/16/09 - Indianapolis, Indiana

05/29/09 - Madison, Wisconsin

04/23-24/09 - Minneapolis, Minnesota

03/19-20/09 - Budapest, Hungary

02/19/09 - LEAP Training, New York City, Columbia University/New York State Psychiatric Institute

02/01/09-02/07/09 - United Kingdom

TBA - President Carter Center. Atlanta, Georgia

2008

11/04/08 - Atlanta, Georgia CIT Conference 

10/23/08 - Marseille, France

10/21/08 - Paris, France

10/17/08 - Sevilla, Spain

Recent events:

10/09/08 - Pueblo, Colorado

10/07/08 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

09/10/08 -  Auckland, New Zealand

09/09/08 - Hamilton, New Zealand

09/08/08 - Dunedin, New Zealand

09/06/08 - Wellington, New Zealand


Events
Papers
Psychologist, Author, Professor, News Consultant & Speaker
* BOOKS by Dr. Amador: To see all books CLICK HERE to be redirected.

* ARTICLES by Dr. Amador:

Health Central. SchizophreniaConnection.com
CNS Special Report on Insight
No Estoy Enfermo, No Necesito Ayuda!
Schizophrenia Digest Winter 2007: It’s not about “DENIAL”
Schizophrenia Digest July 2007: Why We Must Mourn
Schizophrenia Digest May 2007: Working together – Communication and consideration
Schizophrenia Digest Winter 2008: Choosing the right medication when someone lacks insight
Schizophrenia Digest Spring 2008: Calling for outside help
Schizophrenia Digest Summer 2008: Lessons learned about the diagnosis of schizophrenia
Schizophrenia Digest Fall 2008: Lessons learned about violence
Schizophrenia Digest Winter 2009: Why we should listen, yet don’t
Schizophrenia Digest Spring 2009: About Being Heard and Heeded
Schizophrenia Digest Summer 2009: About Poor Insight and Diagnosis

* JOURNAL ARTICLES by Dr. Amador: Peer Reviewed (PARTIAL LIST)

Marc Bourgeois, Xavier Amador, et al. Awareness of Disorder and Suicide Risk… Results of the International Suicide Prevention Trial. The American Journal of Psychiatry. Aug 2004. Vol. 161, Iss. 8, p. 1494-1496

Brebion G, Bressan RA, Amador X, Malaspina D, Gorman JM. Medications and verbal memory impairment in schizophrenia: the role of anticholinergic drugs. Psychol Med. 2004 Feb;34(2):369-74.

Amador, XF, Fitzpatrick, M. “Science to Services: Consumers need “Real-World Science.” NIMH Schizophrenia Bulletin, 2003.

Pini S., Amador XF. Dell’Osso L. Baldini Rossi N. Cassano P. Savino M. Cassano GB. Treatment of depression with comorbid anxiety disorders: differential efficacy of paroxetine versus moclobemide. International Clinical Psychopharmacology. 18(1):15-21, 2003

Goodwin RD. Amador XF. Malaspina D. Yale SA. Goetz RR. Gorman JM. Anxiety and substance use comorbidity among inpatients with schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research. 61(1):89-95, 2003

Butler PD. DeSanti LA. Maddox J. Harkavy-Friedman JM. Amador XF. Goetz RR. Javitt DC. Gorman JM. Visual backward-masking deficits in schizophrenia: relationship to visual pathway function and symptomatology. Schizophrenia Research. 59(2-3):199-209, 2003

Brebion, G., Bressan, R., Amador, XF., Malaspina, D., and Gorman, J. “Medications and verbal memory impairment – The role of anticholinergic drugs.” Psychological Medicine, in press.

Yale SA, Goetz R, Marcinko L, Amador X, Malaspina D “A latent factor analysis of the Deficit Syndrome criteria” Schizophrenia Research 60 (1): 30-30 (published abstract) Suppl. S MAR 15 2003.

Rosenfield, P. Amador, XF., Goetz, R., Malaspina, D., “Eye Tracking and Smell Identification in Relatives of Patients with Schizophrenia” American Journal of Psychiatry, submitted.

Goodwin, RD, Amador, XF, Malaspina, D, et al. “Anxiety and substance use comorbidity among inpatients with schizophrenia” Schizophrenia Research 61 (1): 89-95, 2003.

Pini, S, Dell’Osso, L, Amador, XF, et al. “Awareness of illness in patients with bipolar I disorder with or without comorbid anxiety disorders” AUST NZ J PSYCHIAT 37 (3): 355-361 JUN 2003.

Butler PD, DeSanti LA, Maddox J, Harkavy-Friedman JM, Amador XF, Goetz RR, Javitt DC, Gorman JM., “Visual backward-masking deficits in schizophrenia: relationship to visual pathway function and symptomatology” SCHIZOPHRENIA RESEARCH 59 (2-3): 199-209 2003

Dell’Osso L. Pini S. Cassano GB. Mastrocinque C. Seckinger RA. Saettoni M. Papasogli A. Yale SA. Amador XF. Insight into illness in patients with mania, mixed mania, bipolar depression and major depression with psychotic features. [Journal Article] Bipolar Disorders. 4(5):315-22, 2002

Malaspina, D, Coleman, E, Goetz, RR, Amador, XF., et al. “Odor identification, eye tracking and deficit syndrome schizophrenia” BIOL PSYCHIAT 51 (10): 809-815 MAY 15 2002

Amador, XF, Shiva, AA. “Insight into schizophrenia.” Civil Rights Law Journal, 12(8): 401-415, 2001.

Amador, XF, Seckinger, RA, Kasapis, C, et al. “Anosognosia in schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder” SCHIZOPHR RES 49 (1-2): 10-10 (published abstract) Sp. Iss. SI Suppl. S APR 15 2001

Pini S. Cassano GB. Dell’Osso L. Amador XF. Insight into illness in schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, and mood disorders with psychotic features. American Journal of Psychiatry. 158(1):122-5, 2001 Jan.

Friedman, MS, Bruder, GE, Nestor, PG, Amador XF, et al. “Perceptual asymmetries in schizophrenia: Subtype differences in left hemisphere dominance for dichotic fused words” AM J PSYCHIAT 158 (9): 1437-1440 SEP 2001

Alia-Klein, N, O’Rourke, T, Yale, SA, Amador, XF., et al. “Violence Assessment Scale (VAS): A study of validity and reliability and suggestions for future use” SCHIZOPHR RES 49 (1-2): 256-256 (published abstract) Sp. Iss. SI Suppl. S APR 15 2001

Wilson, ST, Amador, XF “Personality, insight, and compliance in schizophrenia” SCHIZOPHR RES 49 (1-2): 147-147 (published abstract) Sp. Iss. SI Suppl. S APR 15 2001

Friedman MS, Bruder GE, Nestor PG, Stuart BK, Amador XF, Gorman JM Perceptual asymmetries in schizophrenia: Subtype differences in left hemisphere dominance for dichotic fused words AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY 158 (9): 1437-1440 SEP 2001

Vinogradov, S, Amador, XF, Clarke, J Schizophrenia and the death penalty SCHIZOPHR RES 49 (1-2): 278-278 (published abstract) Sp. Iss. SI Suppl. S APR 15 2001

Amador, XF, Reshmi, P. “Defending the Unabomber: Anosognosia and schizophrenia.” Psychiatric Quarterly, 71(4):363-370, 2000.

Jürgen K, Bruder GE, Tenke CE, Stuart BK, Amador XF, & Gorman, JM. “Event-related potentials (ERPs) in schizophrenia for tonal and phonetic oddball tasks.” Society of Biological Psychiatry, 49:832-847, 2001.

Coleman, EA, Malaspina, D, Amador, XF, et al. “Odor identification, eye tracking and the deficit syndrome” SCHIZOPHR RES 49 (1-2): 102-103 Sp. Iss. SI Suppl. S APR 15 2001

Seckinger, RA, Amador, XF. “Cognitive-behavioral therapy in schizophrenia.” Journal of Psychiatric Practice, 2001.

Brébion, G, Gorman, JM, Malaspina, D, Sharif, Z, Amador, XF. “Clinical and cognitive factors associated with verbal memory task performance in patients with schizophrenia.” American Journal of Psychiatry, 158(5): 758-764, 2001.

Malaspina, D, Goetz, RR, Yale S, Berman BS, Friedman JH, Tremeau F, Prinz, D, Amador, XF, Johnson J, Brown A, Gorman JM. “Relation of familial schizophrenia to negative symptoms but not to the deficit syndrome. American Journal of Psychiatry 157(6): 994-1003, 2000
Corcoran, CM, Goetz, R, Amador, X, et al. “Depression and higher IQ associated with premorbid Traumatic Brain Injury in schizophrenia” BIOL PSYCHIAT 47 (8): 91 (published abstract) Suppl. S APR 15 2000

Brébion, G, Amador, XF, Smith, M, Malaspina, D, Sharif, Z, Gorman, J. “Depression, psychomotor retardation, negative symptoms and memory in schizophrenia.” Neuropsychiatry, Neuropsychology, and Behavioral Neurology, 13(3), 2000.

Brébion, G, Amador, XF, David A, M, Malaspina, D, Sharif, Z, Gorman, J. “Positive symptom ology and source-monitoring failure in schizophrenia: An analysis of symptom-specific effects.” Psychiatry Research, 2000.

Susser, E, Finnerty, M, Mojtabai, R, Amador, XF., et al. “Reliability of the Life Chart Schedule for assessment of the long-term course of schizophrenia” SCHIZOPHR RES 42 (1): 67-77 MAR 16 2000

Limpert, C, Amador, XF, Seckinger, RA, et al. “Diminished emotional experience and its relationship to poor insight in schizophrenia” SCHIZOPHR RES 41 (1): A29 (published abstract) Sp. Iss. SI JAN 3 2000

Amador XF, Kirkpatrick B, Buchanan RW, Carpenter WT, Marcinko L, Yale SA. “Stability of the diagnosis of deficit syndrome in schizophrenia.” American Journal of Psychiatry, 156(4): 637-639, 1999.

Marcinko, L, Amador, XF, Yale, S Latent class analysis of the neurodevelopmental, and deficit syndromes in schizophrenia SCHIZOPHR RES 36 (1-3): 24-24 APR 1999

Harkavy-Friedman, JM, Nelson, E, Amador, X, et al. “Aggression, impulsivity, suicidal behavior, and clinical features in schizophrenia” SCHIZOPHR RES 36 (1-3): 19-19 (published abstract) Sp. Iss. SI APR 1999

Brébion, G, Amador, XF, Smith, MJ, Malaspina, D, Sharif, Z, Gorman, JM. “Opposite links of positive and negative symptom ology with memory errors in schizophrenia.” Psychiatry Research, 88:15-24, 1999.

Malaspina, D, Friedman, JH, Goetz, R, Amador, XF., et al. Resistance of negative symptoms to neuroleptic treatment in familial schizophrenia SCHIZOPHR RES 36 (1-3): 287-288(published abstract) Sp. Iss. SI APR 1999

Jürgen K, Bruder GE, Friedman, D, Tenke, CE, Amador, XF, Clark, SC, Malaspina, D, Gorman, JM. “Brain event-related potentials (ERPs) in schizophrenia during a word recognition memory task.” International Journal of Psychophysiology, 34:249-265, 1999.

Bruder, Gerard; Kayser, Juergen; Tenke, Craig; Amador, Xavier; Friedman, Michelle; Sharif, Zafar; Gorman, Jack. “Left temporal lobe dysfunction in schizophrenia: Event-related potential and behavioral evidence from phonetic and tonal dichotic listening tasks.” Archives of General Psychiatry. Vol 56(3), Mar 1999, 267-276.

Brébion, G, Smith, MJ, Gorman, JM, Malaspina, D, Sharif, Z, Amador, XF. “Memory and Schizophrenia: Differential link of processing speed and selective attention with two levels of encoding.” Journal of Psychiatric Research, 34:121-127, 2000.

Kayser J, Bruder GE, Friedman D, Tenke CE, Amador XF, Clark SC, Malaspina D, & Gorman JM. “Brain event-related potentials (ERPs) in schizophrenia during a word recognition memory task.” International Journal of Psychophysiology, 34:249-265, 1999.

Harkavy-Friedman JM, Restifo K, Malaspina D, Kaufmann CA, Amador XF, Yale SA, Gorman JM “Suicidal behavior in schizophrenia: Characteristics of individuals who had and had not attempted suicide” AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY 156 (8): 1276-1278 AUG 1999

Kayser J, Bruder GE, Friedman D, Tenke CE, Amador XF, Clark SC, Malaspina D, Gorman JM ”Brain event-related potentials (ERPs) in schizophrenia during a word recognition memory task” INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PSYCHOPHYSIOLOGY, 34 (3): 249-265 DEC 1999

Kasapis, C, Seckinger, RA, Yale, SA, Amador XF et al. The relationship between insight and depression in schizophrenia SCHIZOPHR RES 36 (1-3): 21-22 (published abstract) Sp. Iss. SI APR 1999

Amador XF & Gorman JM. “Psychopathologic domains and insight in schizophrenia.” Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 20:27-42, 1998.
Brébion G, Smith M, Gorman J, Malaspina D, & Amador XF. “Resistance to interference and positive symptomatology in schizophrenia.” Cognitive Neuropsychiatry, 3(3):179-190, 1998.

Bruder GE, Kayser J, Tenke C, Rabinowicz E, Friedman M, Amador XF, Sharif Z, & Gorman J. “The time course of visuospatial processing deficits in schizophrenia: An event-related potential study.” Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 107(3):399-411, 1998.

Brébion G, Amador XF, Smith MJ, & Gorman JM. “Memory impairment and schizophrenia: The role of processing speed.” Schizophrenia Research, 30:31-39, 1998.

Malaspina D, Harkavy-Friedman J, Kaufmann C, Bruder G, Amador XF, Strauss D, Clark S, Yale S, Lukens E, Thorning H, Goetz R, & Gorman J. “Psychobiological heterogeneity of familial and sporadic schizophrenia.” Biological Psychiatry, 43:489-496, 1998.

Ratakonda S, Gorman JM, Yale SA, & Amador XF. “Characterization of psychotic conditions: Use of the domains of psychopathology model.” Archives of General Psychiatry, 55(1):75-81, 1998.

Brébion G, Smith M, Amador XF, Malaspina D, & Gorman J. “Word recognition, discrimination accuracy and decision bias in schizophrenia: Association with positive symptomatology and depressive symptomatology.” Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 186(10):604-609, 1998.

Kirkpatrick B.; Ram R.; Amador XF; Buchanan R.W.; McGlashan T.; Tohen M.; Bromet E.;“Summer birth and the defecit syndrome of schizphrenia.” American Journal of Psychiatry, 155(9): 1221-1226, 1998.

Brown AS, Gewirtz G, Harkavy-Friedman J, Cooper T, Brebion G, Amador XF, Malaspina D, Gorman JM “Effects of clozapine on plasma catecholamines and relation to treatment response in schizophrenia” SCHIZOPHRENIA RESEARCH 29 (1-2): 171-171 JAN 1998

Kirkpatrick, B.; Ranganathan, R., Amador, XF, LaPorte, D.; Buchanan, R.W.; McGlashan, T.; Tohen, M.; & Bromet, E. “Summer birth and behavioral features in psychotic and nonpsychotic groups.” Schizophrenia Research, 24(1-2): 252-253, 1997.

Amador XF, Barr W.B.; Economou, A.; Mallin, E.; Marcinko, L.; Yale, S. “Awareness defecits in neurological disorders and schizophrenia.” Schizophrenia Research, 24(1-2): 96-97, 1997.

Amador XF & Seckinger RA. “The assessment of insight: a methodological review.” Psychiatric Annals, 27(12):798-805, 1997.
Brébion G, Amador XF, Smith M, & Gorman J. “Mechanisms underlying memory impairment in schizophrenia.” Psychological Medicine, 27:383-393, 1997.
Brébion G, Smith M, Gorman J, & Amador XF. “Discrimination accuracy and decision biases in different types of reality monitoring in schizophrenia.” Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 185:247-253, 1997.

Amador, XF, Barr, WB, Economou, A, et al. “Awareness deficits in neurological disorders and schizophrenia” SCHIZOPHR RES 24 (1-2): 96-97 MAR 1997

Brown AS, Gewirtz G, Harkavy-Friedman J, Cooper T, Brébion G, Amador XF, Malaspina D, & Gorman JM. “Effects of clozapine of plasma catecholamines and relation to treatment response in schizophrenia: A within-subject comparison with haloperidol.” Neuropsychopharmacology, 17(5):317-25, 1997.

Malaspina D, Bruder G, Dalack G, Storer S, Van Kammen M, Amador XF, Glassman A, & Gorman J. “Diminished cardiac vagal tone in schizophrenia: associations to brain laterality and age of onset.” Biological Psychiatry, 41(5):612-617, 1997.

Malaspina D, Johnson J, Bruder G, Gorman J, Kaufmann C, Amador XF, & Goetz R. “Brain laterality and haloperidol response in schizophrenia.” Biological Psychiatry, 41(7):305, 1997.

Kayser J, Bruder G, Tenke C, Watson J, Malaspina D, Amador XF, & Gorman J. “Dissociations of ERP topographies for verbal and nonverbal auditory oddball tasks: findings for schizophrenic patients and healthy controls.” Schizophrenia Research, 24:234, 1997.

Brébion, G.; Smith, M..J.; Amador, XF; Malaspina, D.; & Gorman, J. “Clinical correlates of memory in schizophrenia: differential links between depression, positive and negative symptoms, and two types of memory impairment.” American Journal of Psychiatry, 154(11): 1538-1543, 1997.

Brébion, G.; Smith, M.J.; Gorman, J.; & Amador, XF. “Reality monitoring failure in schizophrenia: the role of selective attention.” Schizophrenia Research, 22(2): 173-180, 1997.

Bruder, G.; Kayser, J.; Tenke, C.; Friedman, M.; Rabinowicz, E.; Amador, XF, & Gorman, J.: Brain event-related potentials in schizophrenia during a visuospatial task.” Schizophrenia Research, 24(1-2), 231-232, 1997

Malaspina, D.; Bruder, G.; Dalack, G.W.; Storer, S.; Van Kammen, M.; Amador XF; Glassman, A.; & Gorman, J. “Diminished cardiac vagal tone in schizophrenia: associations to brain laterality and age of onset.” Biological Psychiatry, 41(5): 612-617, 1997.

Tremeau, F.; Amador XF; Malaspina, D.; Amodt, I.; Goetz, R.; & Gorman, J. “Insight and anosognosia of tardive dyskinesia in schizphrenia.” Schizophrenia Research, 24(1-2):273, 1997.

Tremeau, F.; Amador XF; Malaspina, D.; Maziade M.; Roy M.-A.; Merette, C.; Hamel M.. “Psychosis and etiology (multiple letters). American Journal of Psychiatry, 154(1): 132-134, 1997.

Amador XF, Harkavy Friedman J, Kasapis C, Yale SA, Flaum M, & Gorman JM. “Suicidal behavior and its relationship to awareness of illness.” American Journal of Psychiatry, 153:1185-1188, 1996.

Kasapis, C, Amador, XF, Yale, SA, et al. Neuropsychological and defensive aspects of poor insight and depression in schizophrenia SCHIZOPHR RES 18 (2-3): IVB3-IVB3 FEB 1996.

Ratkonda, SS, Amador, XF, Gorman, JM “Domains of psychopathology: Is schizophrenia different from other psychoses?” BIOL PSYCHIAT 39 (7): 146-146 APR 1 1996

Brébion G, Smith MJ, Gorman JM, & Amador XF. “Reality monitoring failure in schizophrenia: The role of selective attention.” Schizophrenia Research, 22:173-180, 1996.

Butler PD, Harkavy Friedman JM, Amador XF, & Gorman JM. “Backward masking in schizophrenia: relationship to medication status, neuropsychological functioning, and dopamine metabolism.” Biological Psychiatry, 40:295-298, 1996.

Dworkin R, Clark S, Amador XF, & Gorman J. “Does affective blunting in schizophrenia reflect affective deficit or neuromotor dysfunction?” Schizophrenia Research, 20:301-306, 1996.

Kirkpatrick B, Amador XF, Flaum M, Yale S, Gorman J, Carpenter W, Tohen M, & McGlashan T. “The deficit syndrome in the DSM-IV Field Trial: I. Alcohol and other drug abuse.” Schizophrenia Research, 20:69-77, 1996.

Kronengold H, Amador XF, Bracha HS, Flaum M, McGlashan T, Pandurangi A, Robinson D, Tohen M, Gorman JM, “Schizophrenia, Season of Birth, and Phenomenological Features, Schizophrenia Research, 20: 1996.

Kasapis C, Amador XF, Yale SA, Strauss D, Gorman JM. “Poor Insight in Schizophrenia: Neuropsychological and Defensive Aspects, Schizophrenia Research, 20:123,1996.

Marcinko L, Amador XF, Flaum M, McGlashan, Pandurangi A, Robinson D, Tohen M “Gender Differences in Schizophrenia, Schizophrenia Research, 20: 1996.

Kirkpatrick B, Amador XF, Flaum M, Yale S, Gorman J, Carpenter W, Tohen M, & McGlashan T. “The deficit syndrome in the DSM-IV Field Trial: II. Depressive episodes and persecutory beliefs.” Schizophrenia Research, 20:79-90, 1996.

Malaspina D, Gorman J, Bruder G, Amador XF, Goetz R, Harkavy Friedman J, & Kaufmann C. “Familial and sporadic schizophrenia show distinct neurobiology.” Biological Psychiatry, 39(7):550, 1996.

Strakowski SM, Flaum M, Amador XF, Bracha HS, Pandurangi AK, Robinson D, & Tohen M. “Racial differences in the diagnosis of psychosis.” Schizophrenia Research, 21:117-124, 1996.

Amador XF, Malaspina D, Sackeim HA, Coleman EA, Kaufmann C, Hasan A, & Gorman JM. “Visual fixation and smooth pursuit eye movement abnormalities in patients with schizophrenia and their relatives.” Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, 7:197-206, 1995.

Bruder G, Rabinowicz E, Towey J, Brown A, Kaufmann C, Amador XF, Malaspina D, & Gorman JM. “Smaller right ear (left hemisphere) advantage for dichotic fused words in patients wth schizophrenia.” American Journal of Psychiatry, 152 (6):932-935, 1995.

Susser E, Fennig S, Jandorf L, Amador XF, & Bromet E. “Epidemiology, diagnosis, and course of brief psychoses.” American Journal of Psychiatry, 152(12):1743-1748, 1995.

Susser E, Fennig S, Jandorf L, Amador XF, & Bromet E. “Diagnostic classification of acute remitting psychosis.” American Journal of Psychiatry, 152(12):1743-1748, 1995.

Amador, XF., “Self-awareness deficits and their relevance to the nosology of schizophrenia” SCHIZOPHR RES 15 (1-2): (published abstract) 6-6 APR 1995

Susser E, Varma VK, Malhotra S, Conover S, & Amador XF. “Delineation of acute and transient psychotic disorders in a developing country setting.” British Journal of Psychiatry, 167(2):216-219, 1995.

Malaspina, D, Bruder, G, Amador, XF, et al. “Psychophysiological and neuropsychological distinction between familial and sporadic schizophrenia.” SCHIZOPHR RES 15 (1-2): (published abstract) 42-42 APR 1995

Amador XF, Flaum M, Andreasen NC, Strauss JM, & Gorman JM. “Insight into illness in schizophrenia, schizoaffective and mood disorders: Results from the DSM IV Field Trials.” Schizophrenia Research, 11(2):180, 1994.

Amador XF, Andreasen NC, Flaum M, Strauss DH, Yale SA, Clark S, & Gorman JM. “Awareness of illness in schizophrenia, schizoaffective and mood disorders.” Archives of General Psychiatry, 51(10):826-836, 1994. (ISI times cited 147)

Agrawal, S; Bhat, R.S.; Kuruvilla, K.; Amador XF; Endicott, J.; Flaum, M.M.; Strauss, D.H.; and Gorman, J. “Validity of the scale to assess unawareness of mental disorder.” American Journal of Psychiatry, 151(12): 1843-1844, 1994.

Schwartz, C.E.& Amador XF. “Insight in Psychosis: state or trait?” American Journal of Psychiatry 151(5): 788-789, 1994.

Malaspina D, Colemann E, Quitkin M, Amador XF, Kaufmann C, Gorman J, & Sackeim HA. “Effects of pharmacological catecholamine manipulation on smooth pursuit eye movements in normals.” Schizophrenia Research, 13(2):151-159, 1994.

Malaspina D, Wray AD, Harkavy Friedman J, Amador XF, Yale S, Hasan A, Gorman J, & Kaufmann C. “Odor discrimination deficits in schizophrenia: Association with eye movement dysfunction.” Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, 6(3):273-278, 1994.

Malspina D, Amador XF, Coleman EA, Mayr TL, Harkavy- Friedman J, & Sackeim HA. “Smooth pursuit eye movement abnormality in severe major depression: Effects of ECT and clinical recovery.” Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, 6(1):36-42, 1994.

Clark, SC, Malaspina, D, Dworkin, RH, Amador, XF., et al. Neurologic soft signs in schizophrenia BIOL PSYCHIAT 35 (9): 714-714 MAY 1 1994

Strakowski SM, Tohen M, Flaum M, and & Amador XF. “Substance abuse in psychotic disorders: Associations with affective syndromes.” Schizophrenia Research, 14:73-81, 1994.

Dworkin, RH, Clark, WC, Amador, XF, et al. “Analgesia and anhedonia – pain insensitivity and affective deficits in schizophrenia” Psychosom Med 56 (2): 161-161 mar-apr 1994

Amador XF & Strauss DH. “Poor insight in schizophrenia.” Psychiatric Quarterly, 64(4):305-318, 1993.

Amador XF, Strauss DH, Yale S, Gorman JM & Endicott J. “Assessment of insight in psychosis.” American Journal of Psychiatry, 150(6):873-879, 1993. (ISI Times Cited: 125)

Amador XF, Sackeim HA, Malaspina D, Kaufmann C, & Gorman JM. “Visual fixation and smooth pursuit eye movement in schizophrenics and their relatives” (abstract). Schizophrenia Research, 9:163, 1993.

Dworkin RH, Clark WC, Lipsitz JD, Amador XF, Opler LA, & Gorman JM. “Affective deficits and pain insensitivity in schizophrenia.” Motivation and Emotion, 17:245-276, 1993.

Malaspina D, Amador XF, et al. “Association of impaired eye tracking to olfactory deficits in schizophrenia.” Schizophrenia Research, 9:163, 1993.

Malaspina D, Amador XF, et al. “Smooth pursuit eye movement in depression: Effects of ECT and clinical recovery.” Schizophrenia Research, 9:163, 1993.

Malaspina D, Warburton D, Amador XF, & Kaufmann CA. “Association of schizophrenia and partial of chromosome 5p: A case report.” Schizophrenia Research, 7:191-196, 1992.

Amador XF, Strauss DH, Yale SA, & Gorman JM. “Awareness of illness in schizophrenia.” Schizophrenia Bulletin, 17:113-132, 1991. (ISI Times Cited: 152)

Amador XF, Strauss DH, Malaspina D, Yale SA, Bouley B, Kaufmann CA, & Endicott J. “The measurement of unawareness of illness in schizophrenia.” Schizophrenia Research, 4:248, 1991.

Amador XF, Sackeim HA, Mukerjee S, Halpern R, Neeley P, Maclin E, & Schnur D. “Specificity of smooth pursuit eye movement and visual fixation abnormalities in schizophrenia: comparison to mania and normal controls.” Schizophrenia Research, 5:135-144, 1991.

PUBLISHED LETTERS, EDITORIALS, AND BOOK REVIEWS (SELECTED)___________

Amador, Xavier F. “Insight in psychosis: State or trait?”: Reply. American Journal of Psychiatry. Vol 151(5), May 1994, 789.

Amador, XF, Greene, M “Out of the shadows: Confronting America’s mental illness crisis, 2nd edition” AM J PSYCHIAT 156 (6): 961-962 JUN 1999

Ieronimo C, Amador XF “Symptoms of the mind, 2nd ed” – Sims,A AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY 154 (8): 1163-1163 AUG 1997

Amador XF “The Cognitive Neuropsychology Of Schizophrenia” – Frith,Cd AM J PSYCHIAT 151 (10): 1513-1514 OCT 1994

Amador XF & Kouri H. “The biological roots of mental illness.” Book review: Schizophrenia and Manic Depressive Disorder by E. Fuller Torrey, A.E. Bowler, and E.H. Taylor, II. American Journal of Psychiatry, in press.

Amador XF & Dworkin R. “Complementary perspectives for understanding schizophrenia.” Book review: Schizophrenia: From Mind to Molecule by Nancy C. Andreasen (ed.). Journal of Contemporary Psychology, in press.

Kirkpatrick B & Amador XF. “The study of paranoia and suspiciousness.” Editorial. Biological Psychiatry, 38:496-497, 1995.

Amador XF. “Neuropsychological deficits in schizophrenia.” Book review: The Cognitive Neuropsychology of Schizophrenia by Christopher D. Frith. The American Journal of Psychiatry, 151(10):1513, 1994.

Amador XF, Endicott J, Flaum MF, et al. “Reply to Agarwal, Kuruvilla, and Bhat.” Letter to the editor. American Journal of Psychiatry, 151(12):1844, 1994.

Amador XF. “Education and its impact on insight into illness.” Letter to the editor. Archives of General Psychiatry.

Amador, XF. Insight In Psychosis – State Or Trait – Reply AM J PSYCHIAT 151 (5): 789-789 MAY 1994

LIST OF BOOKS_______________________________________________________

Amador XF. I’m Right, You’re Wrong, Now What?. (Hardcover Edition) Hyperion Books, New York, 2008.
Brondolo E & Amador XF. Break the Bipolar Cycle. (Paperback Edition) McGraw Hill Professional, New York, 2007.
Amador XF. I am Not Sick I Don’t Need Help! How to Help Someone with Mental Illness Accept Treatment, New Edition. (Paperback Edition) Vida Press, New York, 2007. (Translations: French, Spanish, and Hungarian)
Amador XF & David A, Eds. Insight and Psychosis, 2nd Edition. Edited volume, Oxford University Press, (in press 2004).
Amador XF & David A, Eds. Insight and Psychosis. Edited volume, Oxford University Press, 1997.
Rosen L & Amador XF. When Someone You Love is Depressed: How to Help Your Loved One without Losing Yourself. (Hardcover Edition) The Free Press, Simon & Schuster, New York, 1996. (Translations: Japanese, Chinese and German)
Amador XF & Kiersky J, . Being Single in a Couples’ World. (Hardcover Edition) The Free Press, Simon & Schuster, New York, 1998. (Translations: Japanese, Chinese and Portuguese)
Amador XF & Johanson AL, . I am Not Sick I Don’t Need Help: Helping the seriously mentally ill accept treatment. (Paperback edition) Vida Press, New York, 2000. (Translations: Spanish and Chinese)

BOOK CHAPTERS (SELECTED)__________________________________________

Amador XF, Limpert C. “Negative Symptoms and Insight” in Negative symptom and cognitive deficit treatment response in schizophrenia Keefe RSE, McEvoy JP, American Psychiatric Association Press, 2001
Amador, XF, Kronengold, Henry. The description and meaning of insight in psychosis.
Amador, Xavier F. (Ed); David, Anthony S. (Ed); et al. (1998). Insight and psychosis. (pp. 15-32). New York, NY, USA: Oxford University Press. xviii, 366 pp.
Amador XF & Ratakonda S. “The diagnosis of schizophrenia: past, present, and future.” In Schizophrenia, a Retrospective and Prospective View, Kaufmann C and Gorman JM, Eds.
Bruder GE, Tenke CE, Rabinowicz E, Towey JP, Malaspina D, Amador XF, Kaufmann CA, & Gorman JM. “Electrophysiologic studies of brain activity in schizophrenia.” In Schizophrenia, a Retrospective and Prospective View, Kaufmann C and Gorman JM, Eds.

OTHER PUBLICATIONS ____________________________________________________________

Amador XF & Strauss D. “The Scale to assess Unawareness of Mental Disorder” ©1989. Columbia University, College of Physicians & Surgeons.

Foreign Translations (authorized):
Italian (by Dr. Roberto Cavallaro, Italy)
French (by Dr. Celine Paillot and Nemat Jaafari, France)
German (by Drs. Anja Thom and Judith Griesex, Germany)
Swedish (by Dr. Eva Lindström, Sweden)
Japanese (by Dr. Y. Kim, Japan)
Chinese (by Dr. Ji Jianlin Shanghai University, China)
Spanish (by Dr. Marcela Spinetto, Argentina)
Greek (by Dr. K. Assimakopoulos, Greece).
Norwegian (by Dr.Kjell Flekkoy, Oslow Norway and Dr. Frank Laroi)
Gujarati (by Dr. G.K. Vankar, India)
Portuguese (by Mario Louza, M.D., Ph.D.)
Russian

Amador, Xavier F. A putative genetic marker of schizophrenia, smooth pursuit eye movement
dysfunction: Comparison to mania and task characteristics. Dissertation Abstracts International. Vol 51(2-B), Aug 1990, 975.

Selected Invited Lectures and Presentations (approximately 70 more available upon request)
Amador XF, “Defending the Unabomber: Anosognosia in Schizophrenia,” Grand Rounds, New York Cornell Hospital in New York City, 1999

Amador XF, Barr W, Economou A, Mallin E, Marcinko L, & Yale S. “Awareness deficits in neurological disorders and schizophrenia.” Presentation at the International Congress on Schizophrenia Research, Colorodo Springs, Colorado, April 1997.

Amador XF. “DSM-IV Clinic: Diagnosing psychotic syndromes.” Chairperson: Skodol AE; co-presenters: Kane JM, Flaum MA. Symposium at the Annual meeting of the American Psychiatric Association, Philadelphia, PA., 1994.

Amador XF. “Is poor insight a sign of schizophrenia?” Presentation at The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Annual Conference, United Kingdom, 1994.

Amador XF. “Longitudinal-based diagnostic criteria for schizophrenia.” (Invited talk). Presentation at the Annual meeting of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology ACNP, Hawaii, 1993.

Amador XF, Hasan A, Malaspina D, & Gorman JM. “Visual fixation and smooth pursuit eye movement abnormalities in schizophrenic patients and their relatives.” Presentation at the Annual meeting of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology ACNP, San Juan, 1991.

Amador XF, Strauss DH, Yale S, Choy W, Gimmestadt K, Rundquist AE, Deutsch H, Stern P, Kaufmann C, & Gorman JM. “Self-appraisal deficits in schizophrenia.” Presentation at the American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, 1991.

Amador XF, Sackeim HA, & Mukherjee S. “The effect of target characteristics on the specificity of smooth pursuit eye tracking dysfunction.” Presentation at the American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting, New Research Symposium, New York City, 1990.

Amador XF, Sackeim HA, & Mukherjee S. “Visual fixation abnormalities in schizophrenia: comparison to mania and normal controls.” Presentation at the American Psychopathological Association Annual Meeting, New York City, 1990.

Amador XF, Sackeim HA, & Mukherjee S. “The effect of neuroleptics, and lithium on the specificity of eye tracking dysfunction to schizophrenia: comparisons to mania.” Presentation at the American Psychopathological Association Annual Meeting, New York City, 1990.

UNIVERSITY & HOSPITAL GRAND ROUNDS (PARTIAL LIST)________________________

Duke University
New York Hospital Cornell
Yale Psychiatric Institute
Kirby Forensic Hospital
Creedmoor State Hospital, Queens, New York

The Institute for Living, Hartford, Connecticut
University of Pennsylvania
The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
State University of New York at Stony Brook
Harlem Hospital, New York, New York
Hillside Hospital, Queens New York
Cabrini Hospital, New York City
Mammonadies Hospital, Brooklyn New York
St. Josephs Hospital, Yonkers New York

Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, Roanoke, Virginia
Drexel University

OTHER SELECTED PRESENTATIONS__________________________________________________

American Bar Association: Mental Health and Criminal Law: The Intersection of Politics and Culture. Intercontinental Mark Hopikins Hotel, San Francisco, CA August 8, 2003

10th Annual Forensic Rights and Treatment Conference, Keynote Address, Drexel University College of Medicine, Grantville, PA 2002