Thomas H. McGlashan MD

Professor Emeritus of and Senior Research Scientist in Psychiatry


Research Summary

Studies in Schizophrenia include phenomenology of psychotic symptoms, diagnosis, schizophrenic pathophysiology (artificial intelligence, computer modeling of symptoms), treatment (cognitive restructuring, controlled medication clinical trials), and the early detection and possible prevention of psychosis onset.

In Personality Disorders I run a long-term follow-along of subjects with Schizotypal, Borderline, Avoidant and/or Compulsive Personality Disorders involving careful symptomatic, diagnostic, and functional assessments.


Selected Publications

  • Sanislow CA, Little TD, Ansell EB, Grilo CM, Daversa M, Markowitz JC, Pinto A, Shea MT, Yen S, Skodol AE, Morey LC, Gunderson JG, Zanarini MC, McGlashan TH. Ten-year stability and latent structure of the DSM-IV schizotypal, borderline, avoidant, and obsessive-compulsive personality disorders. J Abnorm Psychol. 2009 Aug;118(3):507-19.
  • Woods SW, Addington J, Cadenhead KS, Cannon TD, Cornblatt BA, Heinssen R, Perkins DO, Seidman LJ, Tsuang MT, Walker EF, McGlashan TH. Validity of the prodromal risk syndrome for first psychosis: findings from the North American Prodrome Longitudinal Study. Schizophr Bull. 2009 Sep;35(5):894-908. Epub 2009 Apr 21.

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