Academic Title
Major Area(s) of Study
Professor UCSD Experimental Psychopathology / Neuropsychology
Address 858-552-8585
VA San Diego Healthcare System (116B) / 3350 La Jolla Village Drive / San Diego, CA 92161

Graduate Institution

University of California, Los Angeles

Research Description

Dr. Granholm has been an active basic and clinical researcher in the areas of ecological momentary assessment, mobile interventions, social skills training, cognitive behavioral therapy, cognitive neuropsychology and psychophysiology (pupillometry) in people with schizophrenia. He is currently focused on using technology to solve mental health problems at the new UC San Diego MHTech Center. He developed Cognitive Behavioral Social Skills Training (CBSST) for schizophrenia and has conducted multiple clinical trials of CBSST and mobile interventions to improve functional outcome in schizophrenia.

Representative Publications
  • Granholm, E., Holden, J. L., & Worley, M. (2017). Improvement in Negative Symptoms and Functioning in Cognitive-Behavioral Social Skills Training for Schizophrenia: Mediation by Defeatist Performance Attitudes and Asocial Beliefs. Schizophrenia Bulletin. [Epub ahead of print]

  • Granholm, E., Ruiz, I., Gallegos-Rodriguez, Y., Holden, J., & Link, P. C. (2016). Pupillary responses as a biomarker of diminished effort associated with defeatist attitudes and negative symptoms in schizophrenia (Priority Communication). Biological Psychiatry, 80: 581-8.

  • Granholm, E., Ben-Zeev, D., Fulford, D., Swendsen, J. (2013). Ecological momentary assessment of social functioning in schizophrenia: Impact of performance appraisals and affect on social interactions. Schizophrenia Research, 145: 120-124.


Eric Granholm CV


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