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Steven Louis Mahorney

Assistant Consulting Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Adult Psychiatry & Psychology
Box 3950 Med Ctr, Durham, NC 27710
Western Carolina Ctr, Durham, NC 27710
Office hours Monday through Friday 7:30 A.M. to 5:30 P.M.  

Selected Publications


Metabolic effects associated with atypical antipsychotic treatment in the developmentally disabled.

Journal Article J Clin Psychiatry · September 2005 OBJECTIVE: Atypical antipsychotics, especially clozapine and olanzapine, have been increasingly associated with weight gain and other adverse metabolic events (diabetes mellitus, hyperlipidemia) in non-mentally retarded populations. This report explores th ... Full text Link to item Cite

Onset of dyskinesia and changes in postural task performance during the course of neuroleptic withdrawal.

Journal Article Am J Ment Retard · July 2002 The effect of neuroleptic withdrawal on postural task performance of 20 adults with mental retardation was examined. Dyskinesia was measured using the DISCUS rating scale and postural stability using a force platform during a prospective longitudinal neuro ... Full text Link to item Cite

The changing effector pattern of tardive dyskinesia during the course of neuroleptic withdrawal.

Journal Article Exp Clin Psychopharmacol · August 2001 Tardive dyskinesia (TD) is a movement disorder that can be expressed at various body effector points, including the face, neck, arms, fingers, legs, and torso. In this prospective longitudinal study researchers examined whether the effector pattern of TD c ... Full text Link to item Cite

Dynamics of lip dyskinesia associated with neuroleptic withdrawal.

Journal Article Am J Ment Retard · July 2000 The lip movements associated with dyskinesia in adults with mental retardation were investigated through a dynamic analysis at medication baseline, at the points of the highest level of withdrawal dyskinesia as indexed by the DISCUS rating scale, and at th ... Full text Link to item Cite

Predicting response to amitriptyline in posttraumatic stress disorder.

Journal Article Am J Psychiatry · July 1993 OBJECTIVE: This study evaluated the relation between baseline clinical phenomena and response to amitriptyline in patients with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). METHOD: Data were obtained from an 8-week placebo-controlled, double-blind study of combat ... Full text Link to item Cite

Treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder with amitriptyline and placebo.

Journal Article Arch Gen Psychiatry · March 1990 Amitriptyline hydrochloride was compared with placebo in 46 veterans with chronic posttraumatic stress disorder. Treatment continued up to 8 weeks, and efficacy was measured by five observer and two self-rated scales. Percent recovery rates were higher for ... Full text Link to item Cite

A new and timely delusion: the complaint of having AIDS.

Journal Article Am J Psychiatry · September 1988 Delusions presented by patients with psychiatric disorders are often a combination of psychopathology and current events. The authors present three cases that document the delusion of having acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) in patients who were n ... Full text Link to item Cite

A Reanalysis of Arrest Rates.

Journal Article Am J Psychiatry · May 1986 Full text Link to item Cite