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Paul M Grant, PH.D.

Paul M Grant, Ph.D.

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Research Assistant Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry
Department: Psychiatry

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3535 Market Street
Room 2032
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-898-1825
Education:
BA (Psychology)
University of California, Berkeley, 1991.
MA (Psychology)
University of Pennsylvania, 1993.
PH.D. (Psychology)
University of Pennsylvania, 2005.
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Description of Research Expertise

The primary aim of Dr. Grant's research efforts is to improve functioning and quality of life in individuals diagnosed with schizophrenia. This research program has two tracks. The first is an investigation of the psychopathology of schizophrenia, including the primary symptoms of hallucinations, delusions, speech disturbance, negative symptoms, as well as biopsychosocial modeling of functional outcomes, featuring neurocognitive impairments, behavioral skills, and dysfunctional attitudes. The goal of the psychopathology research is a better understanding of the disorder that yields improved clinical formulation and the identification of new treatment targets. Accordingly, the second track of Dr. Grant's research program is the development, evaluation, and dissemination of novel treatments for individuals with schizophrenia. Over the past several years his research has focused upon patients in the lower end of the continuum of functional outcome in both outpatient and inpatient settings.

Selected Publications

Perivoliotis, D., Grant, P.M., Beck, A.T.: Recovery-Oriented Cognitive Therapy for Schizophrenia: A Comprehensive Treatment Manual. Guilford Press 2016 Notes: In Press.

Chang, N, Grant, P.M., Luther, L., Beck, A.T.: Effects of a Recovery-Oriented Cognitive Therapy Training Program on Inpatient Staff Attitudes and Incidents of Seclusion and Restraint. Community Mental Health Journal 50: 415-421, 2014.

Grant, P.G., Reisweber, J., Luther, L., Brinen, A.P., Beck, A.T.: Successfully Breaking a 20-Year Cycle of Hospitalizations with Recovery-Oriented Cognitive Therapy for Schizophrenia. Psychological Services 11(2): 125-133, 2014.

Perry, Y, Murakami-Brundage, J., Grant, P.M., Beck, A.T.: Training Peer Specialists in Cognitive Therapy Strategies for Recovery. Psychiatric Services 64(9): 629, 2013.

Stolar, N.M., Grant, P.M.: Cognitive characterization and therapy of negative symptoms and formal thought disorder” (Chapter 9) in Hagen R., Turkington D., Berge T., Grawe R.W. (Eds.). CBT for Psychosis: A Symptom-based Approach Page: 116-127, 2013.

Grant PM, Huh GA, Perivoliotis D, Stolar NM, Beck AT: The efficacy of cognitive therapy for low functioning patients with schizophrenia: a randomized controlled trial. Archives of General Psychiatry. [Published online October 3, 2011] doi:10.1001/archgenpsychiatry.2011.129; 2011.

Beck AT, Grant PM, Huh GA, Perivoliotis D, Chang NE: Dysfunctional attitudes and expectations in deficit syndrome schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Bulletin. [Published online May 27, 2011] doi:10.1093/schbul/sbr040; 2011.

Wiltsey Stirman, S., Bhar, S., Spokas, M., Creed, T., Perivoliotis, D., Farabaugh, D., Grant, P.M., Beck, A.T.: Training and consultation in evidence based psychosocial treatments in public mental health settings: The ACCESS model. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice 117(1-2): 48-56, 2010.

Stolar, NS, Grant, PM: CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) for Psychosis (Behavior Therapist. Podcast for the Behavior Therapist web site 2010.

Perivoliotis, D., Grant, P.M., Peters, E.R., Ison, R., Kuipers, E., Beck, A.T.: Cognitive insight predicts favorable outcome in cognitive behavioral therapy for psychosis. Psychosis 2(1): 23-33, 2010.

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