Research Departments & Organizations
Psychiatry: Connecticut Mental Health Center | Neuroscience Research Training Program (NRTP) | Psychosis Program at Yale | Specialized Treatment for Early Psychosis (STEP) Program
Our lab can accommodate limited number of students for small projects on cognition in schizophrenia or cross-sectional case control studies in clinical subjects in relevance to schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders. We are also interested in human reward mechanisms and appetite regulation, and can support small student projects in these areas.
Specialized Terms: Schizophrenia; Psycho-pharmacology; Cognitive neuroscience; Translational neuroscience; Working memory; Cognitive impairment in schizophrenia; Medical comorbidities in schizophrenia; Obesity and mental illness; Human reward mechanisms and appetite regulation
|Addictive Behaviors, Obesity & Weight Control||Behavioral and Pharmacologic Treatment of Binge Eating and Obesity: Acute Treatment|
|Mental Health & Behavioral Research||STEP-ED: Reducing Duration of Untreated Psychosis and Its Impact in the U.S.|
The unchanging mortality gap for people with schizophrenia.
Chwastiak LA, Tek C. The unchanging mortality gap for people with schizophrenia. Lancet 2009, 374:590-2. 2009
A pilot study of a weight management program with food provision in schizophrenia.
Jean-Baptiste M, Tek C, Liskov E, Chakunta UR, Nicholls S, Hassan AQ, Brownell KD, Wexler BE. A pilot study of a weight management program with food provision in schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research 2007, 96:198-205. 2007
Schizophrenia: Clinical Features and Psychopathology Concepts
Kirkpatrick B, Tek C. Schizophrenia: Clinical Features and Psychopathology Concepts; in Kaplan and Sadock’s Comprehensive Textbook of Psychiatry/VIIIth ed. Eds: Sadock BJ and Sadock VA, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, Philadelphia, 2005 2005
Visual perceptual and working memory impairments in schizophrenia.
Tek C, Gold J, Blaxton T, Wilk C, McMahon RP, Buchanan RW. Visual perceptual and working memory impairments in schizophrenia. Archives Of General Psychiatry 2002, 59:146-53. 2002
A five-year followup study of deficit and nondeficit schizophrenia.
Tek C, Kirkpatrick B, Buchanan RW. A five-year followup study of deficit and nondeficit schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research 2001, 49:253-60. 2001
Summer birth and deficit schizophrenia in Nithsdale, Scotland.
Tek C, Kirkpatrick B, Kelly C, McCreadie RG. Summer birth and deficit schizophrenia in Nithsdale, Scotland. The Journal Of Nervous And Mental Disease 2001, 189:613-7. 2001