Keith A Hawkins, PsyD

Professor of Psychiatry; Director, Neuropsychological Assessment Service, Psychiatry

Research Organizations

Psychiatry: Aging & Geriatric Psychiatry, Division of | Connecticut Mental Health Center: Neuropsychological and Psychological Assessment Service | Psychology Section

Office of Cooperative Research

Extensive Research Description

Current research activities include

  • CNS correlates of metabolic syndrome
  • Effect of college age drinking on the developing brain
  • Marijuana and driving
  • Cognitive course after left ventricular assistive device cardiac surgery
  • Investigator, Yale Alzheimer's Disease Research Center
  • Cognitive features of prodromal disease states
  • Psychometric properties of neuropsychological tests
  • Validity of various methods of inference in neuropsychology

Selected Publications

  • Hawkins, K.A., Jennings, D., Gilliland, K., Vincent, A., West, A., Marek, K.: Neuropsychological Correlates and Reliability of the ANAM Computerized Cognitive Battery for Parkinson Disease. (2012) Parkinsonism & Related Disorders 18: 864-870.
  • Hawkins, K.A. et al. (2008) Neuropsychological Course in the Prodrome and First Episode of Psychosis: Findings from the PRIME Double Blind Treatment Study. Schizophrenia Research,105 (1-3): 1-9
  • Hawkins, K. A., Pearlson, G.D. (2011) Age and Gender but not Common Chronic Illnesses Predict Odor Identification in Older African Americans. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 19: 777-782.
  • The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 29: 442-465.
  • Neurobiology of Aging, 32: 63-64
  • Movement Disorders, 31: 86-89.
  • In D. Tulsky, D. Saklofske, G. Chelune et al. (Eds.) Clinical Interpretation of the WAIS-III and WMS-III. (pp. 211-272). San Diego: Academic Press.
  • International Psychogeriatrics, 27: 1929-38.

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