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Jason Johannesen, PhD

Assistant Professor Adjunct, Psychiatry; Research Psychologist, VACHS

Extensive Research Description

  1. Visual Cortical Neuroplasticity as a Developmental Biomarker in Schizophrenia
  2. Neurophysiological Targets for Cognitive Training in Schizophrenia
  3. Predictors and Mechanisms of Conversion to Psychosis

Coauthors

Research Interests

Behavior and Behavior Mechanisms; Mental Disorders; Psychological Phenomena; Psychiatry and Psychology

Public Health Interests

Aging; Biomarkers; Clinical Trials; Mental Health

Selected Publications

  • O10.2. DEFICIENT VISUAL ODDBALL STIMULUS PROCESSING PREDICTS PSYCHOSIS ONSET: RESULTS FROM THE NORTH AMERICAN PRODROME LONGITUDINAL STUDYHamilton H, Roach B, Bachman P, Belger A, Carrion R, Johannesen J, Light G, Niznikiewicz M, Addington J, Bearden C, Cadenhead K, Cornblatt B, McGlashan T, Perkins D, Seidman L, Tsuang M, Walker E, Woods S, Cannon T, Mathalon D. O10.2. DEFICIENT VISUAL ODDBALL STIMULUS PROCESSING PREDICTS PSYCHOSIS ONSET: RESULTS FROM THE NORTH AMERICAN PRODROME LONGITUDINAL STUDY Schizophrenia Bulletin 2020, 46: s24-s25. PMCID: PMC7234016, DOI: 10.1093/schbul/sbaa028.056.
  • Deficits in Auditory Predictive Coding in Individuals With the Psychosis Risk Syndrome: Prediction of Conversion to PsychosisFryer S, Roach B, Hamilton H, Bachman P, Belger A, Carrion R, Duncan E, Johannesen J, Light G, Niznikiewicz M, Addington J, Bearden C, Cadenhead K, Cannon T, Cornblatt B, McGlashan T, Perkins D, Seidman L, Tsuang M, Walker E, Woods S, Mathalon D. Deficits in Auditory Predictive Coding in Individuals With the Psychosis Risk Syndrome: Prediction of Conversion to Psychosis Biological Psychiatry 2020, 87: s117-s118. DOI: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2020.02.321.
  • Gamma Oscillations and Excitation/Inhibition Imbalance: Parallel Effects of NMDA Receptor Antagonism and the Psychosis Risk SyndromeMathalon D, Roach B, Ford J, Bachman P, Belger A, Carrion R, Duncan E, Johannesen J, Light G, Niznikiewicz M, Addington J, Bearden C, Cadenhead K, Cannon T, Cornblatt B, McGlashan T, Perkins D, Seidman L, Tsuang M, Walker E, Woods S. Gamma Oscillations and Excitation/Inhibition Imbalance: Parallel Effects of NMDA Receptor Antagonism and the Psychosis Risk Syndrome Biological Psychiatry 2020, 87: s97-s98. DOI: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2020.02.270.
  • O33. EEG Alpha Event-Related Desynchronization Deficits Predict Conversion to Psychosis in Individuals With the Psychosis Risk SyndromeRamyead A, Roach B, Hamilton H, Addington J, Bachman P, Bearden C, Belger A, Cadenhead K, Cannon T, Carrion R, Cornblatt B, Duncan E, Johannesen J, Light G, McGlashan T, Niznikiewicz M, Perkins D, Seidman L, Tsuang M, Walker E, Woods S, Mathalon D. O33. EEG Alpha Event-Related Desynchronization Deficits Predict Conversion to Psychosis in Individuals With the Psychosis Risk Syndrome Biological Psychiatry 2019, 85: s119. DOI: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2019.03.298.
  • S57. Does the Acquisition of Social Cognitive Skills Over Adolescence Coincide With Neurophysiological Metric of Brain Maturation? A Cross-Sectional Analysis of the NAPLS-II Consortium SampleSutcliff J, Dixon H, Johannesen J, Davidson C, Roach B, Hamilton H, Bachman P, Belger A, Carrion R, Duncan E, Light G, Niznikiewicz M, Addington J, Bearden C, Cadenhead K, Cannon T, Cornblatt B, McGlashan T, Perkins D, Seidman L, Tsuang M, Walker E, Woods S, Mathalon D. S57. Does the Acquisition of Social Cognitive Skills Over Adolescence Coincide With Neurophysiological Metric of Brain Maturation? A Cross-Sectional Analysis of the NAPLS-II Consortium Sample Biological Psychiatry 2019, 85: s318-s319. DOI: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2019.03.808.
  • S190. Does Cannabis Use Interact With Neurophysiological Vulnerability in the Early Expression of Psychosis and Conversion Status in Clinical High-Risk (CHR) Individuals?Martin A, Johannesen J, Roach B, Hamilton H, Bachman P, Belger A, Carrión R, Duncan E, Light G, Niznikiewicz M, Addington J, Bearden C, Cadenhead K, Cannon T, Cornblatt B, McGlashan T, Perkins D, Seidman L, Tsuang M, Walker E, Woods S, Mathalon D. S190. Does Cannabis Use Interact With Neurophysiological Vulnerability in the Early Expression of Psychosis and Conversion Status in Clinical High-Risk (CHR) Individuals? Biological Psychiatry 2019, 85: s370-s371. DOI: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2019.03.941.
  • 16.3 ARE VISUAL MOTION PERCEPTION AND DETECTION OF ANIMACY CRITICAL TO HIGHER-ORDER SOCIAL COGNITIVE FUNCTION IN SCHIZOPHRENIA?Johannesen J, Lysaker P, James A, Kenney J, Bell M. 16.3 ARE VISUAL MOTION PERCEPTION AND DETECTION OF ANIMACY CRITICAL TO HIGHER-ORDER SOCIAL COGNITIVE FUNCTION IN SCHIZOPHRENIA? Schizophrenia Bulletin 2019, 45: s114-s114. PMCID: PMC6455344, DOI: 10.1093/schbul/sbz022.062.
  • F254. Social Processing Subtyping and Functional Neural Architecture Across Autism Spectrum Disorder, Schizophrenia and Non-Clinical SampleAssaf M, Corbera S, Rabany L, Brocke S, Pitman B, Johannesen J, Bell M, Calhoun V, Wexler B, Pearlson G. F254. Social Processing Subtyping and Functional Neural Architecture Across Autism Spectrum Disorder, Schizophrenia and Non-Clinical Sample Biological Psychiatry 2018, 83: s337-s338. DOI: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2018.02.868.
  • F202. Atypical P300 Amplitude Differentiates Conversion Patterns in Psychosis Prodrome When Autism Spectrum Disorder is ComorbidGuillory S, Velthorst E, Hamilton H, Roach B, Bachman P, Belger A, Carrion R, Duncan E, Johannesen J, Light G, Niznikiewicz M, Addington J, Cadenhead K, Cannon T, Cornblatt B, McGlashan T, Perkins D, Seidman L, Tsuang M, Walker E, Woods S, Bearden C, Foss-Feig J, Mathalon D. F202. Atypical P300 Amplitude Differentiates Conversion Patterns in Psychosis Prodrome When Autism Spectrum Disorder is Comorbid Biological Psychiatry 2018, 83: s317-s318. DOI: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2018.02.816.
  • F118. ARCHITECTURE OF PSYCHOSIS SYMPTOMS AND NEURAL PREDICTORS OF CONVERSION AMONG CLINICAL HIGH RISK INDIVIDUALS WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERFoss-Feig J, Velthorst E, Guillory S, Hamilton H, Roach B, Bachman P, Belger A, Carrion R, Duncan E, Johannesen J, Light G, Niznikiewicz M, Addington J, Cadenhead K, Cannon T, Cornblatt B, McGlashan T, Perkins D, Seidman L, Tsuang M, Walker E, Woods S, Bearden C, Mathalon D. F118. ARCHITECTURE OF PSYCHOSIS SYMPTOMS AND NEURAL PREDICTORS OF CONVERSION AMONG CLINICAL HIGH RISK INDIVIDUALS WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER Schizophrenia Bulletin 2018, 44: s266-s266. PMCID: PMC5888346, DOI: 10.1093/schbul/sby017.649.
  • 80. Auditory Target Processing Deficits in Individuals at Clinical High Risk for PsychosisHamilton H, Bachman P, Belger A, Carrion R, Duncan E, Johannesen J, Light G, Niznikiewicz M, Roach B, Addington J, Bearden C, Cadenhead K, Cannon T, Cornblatt B, McGlashan T, Perkins D, Seidman L, Tsuang M, Walker E, Woods S, Mathalon D. 80. Auditory Target Processing Deficits in Individuals at Clinical High Risk for Psychosis Schizophrenia Bulletin 2017, 43: s45-s45. PMCID: PMC5475574, DOI: 10.1093/schbul/sbx021.119.
  • 192. Different Age-Related Trajectories of Social Cognition in Youths at Clinical High Risk of PsychosisDavidson C, Piskulic D, Addington J, Cadenhead K, Cannon T, Cornblatt B, McGlashan T, Perkins D, Seidman L, Tsuang M, Walker E, Bearden C, Mathalon D, Woods S, Johannesen J. 192. Different Age-Related Trajectories of Social Cognition in Youths at Clinical High Risk of Psychosis Schizophrenia Bulletin 2017, 43: s100-s101. PMCID: PMC5475730, DOI: 10.1093/schbul/sbx021.270.
  • M121. Relatively More Intact Levels of Social Cognition Predict Fewer Impairments in Neurocognition, Metacognition, and Healthier Personality Functioning in a Sample With Prolonged SchizophreniaJames A, Johannesen J, Buck K, Lysaker P. M121. Relatively More Intact Levels of Social Cognition Predict Fewer Impairments in Neurocognition, Metacognition, and Healthier Personality Functioning in a Sample With Prolonged Schizophrenia Schizophrenia Bulletin 2017, 43: s254-s255. PMCID: PMC5475865, DOI: 10.1093/schbul/sbx022.115.
  • Mismatch Negativity and Repetition Positivity Predict Transition to Psychosis in Clinical High Risk IndividualsMathalon D, Hamilton H, Bachman P, Belger A, Carrion R, Duncan E, Johannesen J, Niznikiewicz M, Cadenhead K, NAPLS C. Mismatch Negativity and Repetition Positivity Predict Transition to Psychosis in Clinical High Risk Individuals International Journal Of Psychophysiology 2016, 108: 37. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijpsycho.2016.07.122.
  • MEMORY PROFILES IN SCHIZOPHRENIA: CATEGORIZATION VALIDITY AND STABILITYBell M, Johannesen J, Greig T, Wexler B. MEMORY PROFILES IN SCHIZOPHRENIA: CATEGORIZATION VALIDITY AND STABILITY Schizophrenia Research 2010, 117: 207. DOI: 10.1016/j.schres.2010.02.286.
  • Change in Self-Perceived Barriers to Employment as a Predictor of Vocational Rehabilitation OutcomeJOHANNESEN J, McGREW J, GRISS M, BO D. Change in Self-Perceived Barriers to Employment as a Predictor of Vocational Rehabilitation Outcome American Journal Of Psychiatric Rehabilitation 2009, 12: 295-316. DOI: 10.1080/15487760903248358.
  • Schizophrenia and the experience of intersubjectivity as threatLysaker P, Johannesen J, Lysaker J. Schizophrenia and the experience of intersubjectivity as threat Phenomenology And The Cognitive Sciences 2005, 4: 335-352. DOI: 10.1007/s11097-005-4067-1.

Clinical Trials

ConditionsStudy Title
Mental Health & Behavioral ResearchPredictive Coding and Unusual Experiences