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Professor in Residence UCSD Behavioral Medicine
Address 858-534-3354 Department of Psychiatry, MC 0680 / Stein Clinical Research #252 / 9500 Gilman Drive / La Jolla CA 92093-0680
Graduate Institution

University of California, Riverside

Research Description

Randomized clinical trials (funded by NIH) of theory-based behavioral interventions to reduce HIV and STI risk among high-risk groups (drug users, sex workers and their clients), with added focus on the U.S.-Mexico border and global health. Evaluation of measurements of functional capacity for persons with psychosis (particularly schizophrenia)

Representative Publications
  • Patterson, T.L., Mausbach, B.T., Lozada, R., Staines, H., Semple, S.J., Fraga, M., Orozovich, P., Abramovitz, D., de la Torre, A., Amaro, H., Martinez, G., Magis-Rodríguez, C., & Strathdee, S.A. (2008). Efficacy of a brief behavioral intervention to promote condom use among female sex workers in Tijuana and Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. American Journal of Public Health 98(11): 2051-2057.

  • Mausbach, B.T., Semple, S.J., Strathdee, S.A., Zians, J., & Patterson, T.L. (2007). Efficacy of a behavioral intervention for increasing safer sex behaviors in HIV+ methamphetamine users: Results from the EDGE study. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 87(2-3): 249-257.

  • Harvey, P.D., Raykov, T., Twamley, E.W., Vella, L., Heaton, R.K., & Patterson, T.L. (2013) The factor structure of neurocognition and functional capacity in schizophrenia: a multi¬dimen-sional examination of temporal stability. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 19(1), 1–8.


Steffanie A. Strathdee / Scott Roesch / Robert K. Heaton / Elizabeth Twamley / Brent Mausbach / Veronica Cardenas / Colin Depp