Amy Elizabeth West

TitleAssociate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
InstitutionUniversity of Southern California
Address4640 West Sunset Boulevard
Off Campus
Los Angeles CA 90027
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    Psychosocial Treatment for Pediatric Bipolar Disorder
    NIH/NIMH K23MH079935Aug 11, 2008 - Jul 31, 2013
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Social Anxiety in Native American Adolescents
    NIH/NIMH F31MH064306Sep 7, 2001
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. MacPherson HA, Weinstein SM, West AE. Non-Suicidal Self-Injury in Pediatric Bipolar Disorder: Clinical Correlates and Impact on Psychosocial Treatment Outcomes. J Abnorm Child Psychol. 2018 May; 46(4):857-870. PMID: 28725956.
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    2. Peters AT, Weinstein SM, Isaia A, VAN Meter A, Zulauf CA, West AE. Symptom Dimensions and Trajectories of Functioning Among Bipolar Youth: A Cluster Analysis. J Psychiatr Pract. 2018 May; 24(3):146-157. PMID: 30015785.
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    3. Weinstein SM, Cruz RA, Isaia AR, Peters AT, West AE. Child- and Family-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Pediatric Bipolar Disorder: Applications for Suicide Prevention. Suicide Life Threat Behav. 2017 Oct 16. PMID: 29044718.
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    4. MacPherson HA, Weinstein SM, Henry DB, West AE. Mediators in the randomized trial of Child- and Family-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for pediatric bipolar disorder. Behav Res Ther. 2016 10; 85:60-71. PMID: 27567973.
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    5. Peters AT, West AE, Eisner L, Baek J, Deckersbach T. The Burden of Repeated Mood Episodes in Bipolar I Disorder: Results From the National Epidemiological Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions. J Nerv Ment Dis. 2016 Feb; 204(2):87-94. PMID: 26588078; PMCID: PMC4733595 [Available on 02/01/17].
    6. Peters AT, Shankman SA, Deckersbach T, West AE. Predictors of first-episode unipolar major depression in individuals with and without sub-threshold depressive symptoms: A prospective, population-based study. Psychiatry Res. 2015 Dec 15; 230(2):150-6. PMID: 26343831; PMCID: PMC4692357 [Available on 12/15/16].
    7. Peters AT, Jacobs RH, Crane NA, Ryan KA, Weisenbach SL, Ajilore O, Lamar M, Kassel MT, Gabriel LB, West AE, Zubieta JK, Langenecker SA. Domain-specific impairment in cognitive control among remitted youth with a history of major depression. Early Interv Psychiatry. 2017 10; 11(5):383-392. PMID: 26177674.
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    8. Weinstein SM, Henry DB, Katz AC, Peters AT, West AE. Treatment moderators of child- and family-focused cognitive-behavioral therapy for pediatric bipolar disorder. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2015 Feb; 54(2):116-25. PMID: 25617252; PMCID: PMC4306810.
    9. Weinstein SM, Van Meter A, Katz AC, Peters AT, West AE. Cognitive and family correlates of current suicidal ideation in children with bipolar disorder. J Affect Disord. 2015 Mar 01; 173:15-21. PMID: 25462390; PMCID: PMC4258538.
    10. West AE, Weinstein SM, Peters AT, Katz AC, Henry DB, Cruz RA, Pavuluri MN. Child- and family-focused cognitive-behavioral therapy for pediatric bipolar disorder: a randomized clinical trial. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2014 Nov; 53(11):1168-78, 1178.e1. PMID: 25440307; PMCID: PMC4254579.
    11. Weinstein SM, West AE, Pavuluri M. Psychosocial intervention for pediatric bipolar disorder: current and future directions. Expert Rev Neurother. 2013 Jul; 13(7):843-50. PMID: 23898854; PMCID: PMC4439217.
    12. Van Meter AR, Henry DB, West AE. What goes up must come down: the burden of bipolar depression in youth. J Affect Disord. 2013 Sep 25; 150(3):1048-54. PMID: 23768529; PMCID: PMC3759628.
    13. West AE. Review: Psychosocial interventions improve early disruptive behaviour in very young children. Evid Based Ment Health. 2013 Aug; 16(3):70. PMID: 23604276.
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    14. West AE, Williams E, Suzukovich E, Strangeman K, Novins D. A mental health needs assessment of urban American Indian youth and families. Am J Community Psychol. 2012 Jun; 49(3-4):441-53. PMID: 21972010.
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    15. Schenkel LS, West AE, Jacobs R, Sweeney JA, Pavuluri MN. Cognitive dysfunction is worse among pediatric patients with bipolar disorder Type I than Type II. J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2012 Jul; 53(7):775-81. PMID: 22339488; PMCID: PMC3415381.
    16. West AE, Weinstein SM. A family-based psychosocial treatment model. Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci. 2012; 49(2):86-93. PMID: 22801287.
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    17. West AE, Weinstein SM, Celio CI, Henry D, Pavuluri MN. Co-morbid disruptive behavior disorder and aggression predict functional outcomes and differential response to risperidone versus divalproex in pharmacotherapy for pediatric bipolar disorder. J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol. 2011 Dec; 21(6):545-53. PMID: 22136096; PMCID: PMC3243464.
    18. Washburn JJ, West AE, Heil JA. Treatment of Pediatric Bipolar Disorder: A Review. Minerva Psichiatr. 2011 Mar; 52(1):21-35. PMID: 21822352.
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    19. West AE, Celio CI, Henry DB, Pavuluri MN. Child Mania Rating Scale-Parent Version: a valid measure of symptom change due to pharmacotherapy. J Affect Disord. 2011 Jan; 128(1-2):112-9. PMID: 20858565; PMCID: PMC2994944.
    20. West AE, Jacobs RH, Westerholm R, Lee A, Carbray J, Heidenreich J, Pavuluri MN. Child and family-focused cognitive-behavioral therapy for pediatric bipolar disorder: pilot study of group treatment format. J Can Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2009 Aug; 18(3):239-46. PMID: 19718425; PMCID: PMC2732730.
    21. West AE, Pavuluri MN. Psychosocial treatments for childhood and adolescent bipolar disorder. Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am. 2009 Apr; 18(2):471-82, x-xi. PMID: 19264274.
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    22. Pavuluri MN, West A, Hill SK, Jindal K, Sweeney JA. Neurocognitive function in pediatric bipolar disorder: 3-year follow-up shows cognitive development lagging behind healthy youths. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2009 Mar; 48(3):299-307. PMID: 19182689; PMCID: PMC2773500.
    23. West AE, Schenkel LS, Pavuluri MN. Early childhood temperament in pediatric bipolar disorder and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. J Clin Psychol. 2008 Apr; 64(4):402-21. PMID: 18324662.
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    24. Schenkel LS, West AE, Harral EM, Patel NB, Pavuluri MN. Parent-child interactions in pediatric bipolar disorder. J Clin Psychol. 2008 Apr; 64(4):422-37. PMID: 18357574.
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    25. West AE, Newman DL. Childhood behavioral inhibition and the experience of social anxiety in American Indian adolescents. Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol. 2007 Jul; 13(3):197-206. PMID: 17638476.
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    26. West AE, Henry DB, Pavuluri MN. Maintenance model of integrated psychosocial treatment in pediatric bipolar disorder: A pilot feasibility study. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2007 Feb; 46(2):205-12. PMID: 17242624.
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