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Scott Woods, MD

Professor of Psychiatry

Contact Information

Scott Woods, MD

Mailing Address

  • Psychiatry

    300 George St

    New Haven, CT 06511-

    United States

Research Summary

Dr. Woods conducts studies aiming to improve prediction of which prodromal adolescents and young adults will progress to frank psychosis and which will remit. He also conducts studies aiming to improve the treatment of current symptoms and to prevent progression.

Specialized Terms: Risk syndrome for psychosis; Psychosis prodrome; Attenuated psychosis disorder

Extensive Research Description

Predictors and Mechanisms of Conversion to Psychosis (MH082022)
Aspirin vs placebo for the psychosis prodrome
D-serine for the psychosis prodrome (MH074356)

Dutetrabenzine for tardive dyskinesia
Huperzine for cognitive enhancement in schizophrenia (MH083436)


Research Interests

Adolescent Psychiatry; Psychiatry; Psychotic Disorders; Prodromal Symptoms

Selected Publications

Clinical Trials

ConditionsStudy Title
Mental Health & Behavioral ResearchStudy of Brain Function Across the Lifespan
Mental Health & Behavioral ResearchSleep Dependent Learning in Schizophrenia and Psychosis Risk Syndrome
Mental Health & Behavioral ResearchProNET