Scott Woods, MD

Professor of Psychiatry

Research Departments & Organizations

Psychiatry: Connecticut Mental Health Center | PRIME Psychosis Prodrome Research Clinic | Specialized Treatment for Early Psychosis (STEP) Program

Office of Cooperative Research

Research Interests

Adolescent Psychiatry; Prodromal Symptoms; Psychiatry; Psychotic Disorders

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)

Clinical Trials

Conditions Study Title
Mental Health & Behavioral Research Sleep Dependent Learning in Schizophrenia and Psychosis Risk Syndrome
Mental Health & Behavioral Research Randomized Controlled Trial of Aspirin vs Placebo in the Treatment of Pre-psychosis

Selected Publications

See list of PubMed publications

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