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profileRonald Joseph Gurrera, M.D.

TitleAssociate Professor of Psychiatry
InstitutionVeterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System
DepartmentPsychiatry
AddressBrockton VA Med Ctr.
940 Belmont St., 116a
Brockton MA 02301
Phone508/583-4500 x1116
Fax508/586-0894
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  1. Semla TP, Lee A, Gurrera R, Bajor L, Li M, Miller DR, Smith EG, Wang C, Wan Y, Kazis LE, Bauer MS. Off-Label Prescribing of Second-Generation Antipsychotics to Elderly Veterans with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Dementia. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2017 Apr 03. PMID: 28369688.
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  2. Gurrera RJ, Mortillaro G, Velamoor V, Caroff SN. A Validation Study of the International Consensus Diagnostic Criteria for Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome. J Clin Psychopharmacol. 2017 Feb; 37(1):67-71. PMID: 28027111.
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  3. Gurrera RJ. A systematic review of sex and age factors in neuroleptic malignant syndrome diagnosis frequency. Acta Psychiatr Scand. 2017 May; 135(5):398-408. PMID: 28144982.
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  4. Gurrera RJ, Parlee AC, Perry NL. Aspiration Pneumonia: An Underappreciated Risk of Clozapine Treatment. J Clin Psychopharmacol. 2016 Apr; 36(2):174-6. PMID: 26848787.
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  5. Gurrera RJ, Dismukes R, Edwards M, Feroze U, Nakshabandi F, Tanaka G, Tang M. Preparing residents in training to become health-care leaders: a pilot project. Acad Psychiatry. 2014 Dec; 38(6):701-5. PMID: 25026945.
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  6. Gurrera RJ, McCarley RW, Salisbury D. Cognitive task performance and symptoms contribute to personality abnormalities in first hospitalized schizophrenia. J Psychiatr Res. 2014 Aug; 55:68-76. PMID: 24750960; PMCID: PMC4091048.
  7. Falls BA, Gurrera RJ. Serotonin syndrome in a patient on tramadol, bupropion, trazodone, and oxycodone. Psychosomatics. 2014 May-Jun; 55(3):305-9. PMID: 24360532.
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  8. Gurrera RJ, Velamoor V, Cernovsky ZZ. WITHDRAWN:A Validation Study of the International Consensus Diagnostic Criteria for Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome. J Clin Psychopharmacol. 2013 Aug 22. PMID: 23975210.
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  9. Gurrera RJ, Karel MJ, Azar AR, Moye J. Neuropsychological performance within-person variability is associated with reduced treatment consent capacity. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2014 Nov; 22(11):1200-9. PMID: 23831178; PMCID: PMC3795850.
  10. Gurrera RJ, Caroff SN, Cohen A, Carroll BT, DeRoos F, Francis A, Frucht S, Gupta S, Levenson JL, Mahmood A, Mann SC, Policastro MA, Rosebush PI, Rosenberg H, Sachdev PS, Trollor JN, Velamoor VR, Watson CB, Wilkinson JR. An international consensus study of neuroleptic malignant syndrome diagnostic criteria using the Delphi method. J Clin Psychiatry. 2011 Sep; 72(9):1222-8. PMID: 21733489.
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  11. Gurrera R. Neuroleptic malignant syndrome controversies revisited--what is the incidence of neuroleptic malignant syndrome? Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2011 Jun; 20(6):659. PMID: 21702071.
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  12. Karel MJ, Gurrera RJ, Hicken B, Moye J. Reasoning in the capacity to make medical decisions: the consideration of values. J Clin Ethics. 2010; 21(1):58-71. PMID: 20465077; PMCID: PMC3034382.
  13. Braun M, Gurrera R, Karel M, Armesto J, Moye J. Are clinician's ever biased in their judgments of the capacity of older adult's to make medical decisions? Generations. 2009; 33(1):78-91. PMID: 21037935.
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  14. Nestor PG, Kubicki M, Niznikiewicz M, Gurrera RJ, McCarley RW, Shenton ME. Neuropsychological disturbance in schizophrenia: a diffusion tensor imaging study. Neuropsychology. 2008 Mar; 22(2):246-54. PMID: 18331167; PMCID: PMC2791789.
  15. Gurrera RJ. Salt-wasting and hyponatremia in neuroleptic malignant syndrome. Arch Neurol. 2007 Jul; 64(7):1058; author reply 1058-9. PMID: 17620503.
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  16. Nestor PG, Kubicki M, Kuroki N, Gurrera RJ, Niznikiewicz M, Shenton ME, McCarley RW. Episodic memory and neuroimaging of hippocampus and fornix in chronic schizophrenia. Psychiatry Res. 2007 May 15; 155(1):21-8. PMID: 17395435.
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  17. Moye J, Karel MJ, Edelstein B, Hicken B, Armesto JC, Gurrera RJ. Assessment of Capacity to Consent to Treatment: Challenges, the "ACCT" Approach, Future Directions. Clin Gerontol. 2007 Mar 03; 31(3):37-66. PMID: 21494573.
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  18. Gurrera RJ, Karel MJ, Azar AR, Moye J. Agreement between instruments for rating treatment decisional capacity. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2007 Feb; 15(2):168-73. PMID: 17272738; PMCID: PMC4867103.
  19. Nestor PG, Onitsuka T, Gurrera RJ, Niznikiewicz M, Frumin M, Shenton ME, McCarley RW. Dissociable contributions of MRI volume reductions of superior temporal and fusiform gyri to symptoms and neuropsychology in schizophrenia. Schizophr Res. 2007 Mar; 91(1-3):103-6. PMID: 17229550; PMCID: PMC2788774.
  20. Gurrera RJ, Simpson JC, Tsuang MT. Meta-analytic evidence of systematic bias in estimates of neuroleptic malignant syndrome incidence. Compr Psychiatry. 2007 Mar-Apr; 48(2):205-11. PMID: 17292713.
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  21. Gurrera RJ, Nakamura M, Kubicki M, Dickey CC, Niznikiewicz MA, Voglmaier MM, McCarley RW, Shenton ME, Westin CF, Maier SE, Seidman LJ. The uncinate fasciculus and extraversion in schizotypal personality disorder: a diffusion tensor imaging study. Schizophr Res. 2007 Feb; 90(1-3):360-2. PMID: 17126532; PMCID: PMC1876710.
  22. Gurrera RJ. Association of serum iron and serum CPK in acute psychosis. J Clin Psychopharmacol. 2006 Aug; 26(4):436-8. PMID: 16855468.
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  23. Gurrera RJ, Moye J, Karel MJ, Azar AR, Armesto JC. Cognitive performance predicts treatment decisional abilities in mild to moderate dementia. Neurology. 2006 May 09; 66(9):1367-72. PMID: 16682669; PMCID: PMC4869070.
  24. Moye J, Karel MJ, Gurrera RJ, Azar AR. Neuropsychological predictors of decision-making capacity over 9 months in mild-to-moderate dementia. J Gen Intern Med. 2006 Jan; 21(1):78-83. PMID: 16423129; PMCID: PMC1484610.
  25. Gurrera RJ, Nestor PG, O'Donnell BF, Rosenberg V, McCarley RW. Personality differences in schizophrenia are related to performance on neuropsychological tasks. J Nerv Ment Dis. 2005 Nov; 193(11):714-21. PMID: 16260924.
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  26. Gurrera RJ, Dickey CC, Niznikiewicz MA, Voglmaier MM, Shenton ME, McCarley RW. The five-factor model in schizotypal personality disorder. Schizophr Res. 2005 Dec 15; 80(2-3):243-51. PMID: 16168625; PMCID: PMC2768048.
  27. Moye J, Gurrera RJ, Karel MJ, Edelstein B, O'Connell C. Empirical advances in the assessment of the capacity to consent to medical treatment: clinical implications and research needs. Clin Psychol Rev. 2006 Dec; 26(8):1054-77. PMID: 16137811.
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  28. Onitsuka T, Nestor PG, Gurrera RJ, Shenton ME, Kasai K, Frumin M, Niznikiewicz MA, McCarley RW. Association between reduced extraversion and right posterior fusiform gyrus gray matter reduction in chronic schizophrenia. Am J Psychiatry. 2005 Mar; 162(3):599-601. PMID: 15741479; PMCID: PMC2770436.
  29. Gurrera RJ, Salisbury DF, O'Donnell BF, Nestor PG, McCarley RW. Auditory P3 indexes personality traits and cognitive function in healthy men and women. Psychiatry Res. 2005 Feb 28; 133(2-3):215-28. PMID: 15740997.
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  30. Nestor PG, Kubicki M, Gurrera RJ, Niznikiewicz M, Frumin M, McCarley RW, Shenton ME. Neuropsychological correlates of diffusion tensor imaging in schizophrenia. Neuropsychology. 2004 Oct; 18(4):629-37. PMID: 15506830; PMCID: PMC2790923.
  31. Moye J, Azar AR, Karel MJ, Gurrera RJ. Hopes and Cautions for Instrument-Based Evaluation of Consent Capacity: Results of a Construct Validity Study of Three Instruments. Ethics Law Aging Rev. 2004 Aug 01; 10. PMID: 27330455.
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  32. Moye J, Karel MJ, Azar AR, Gurrera RJ. Capacity to consent to treatment: empirical comparison of three instruments in older adults with and without dementia. Gerontologist. 2004 Apr; 44(2):166-75. PMID: 15075413; PMCID: PMC4128336.
  33. Gurrera RJ. Is neuroleptic malignant syndrome a neurogenic form of malignant hyperthermia? Clin Neuropharmacol. 2002 Jul-Aug; 25(4):183-93. PMID: 12151905.
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  34. Gurrera RJ, O'Donnell BF, Nestor PG, Gainski J, McCarley RW. The P3 auditory event-related brain potential indexes major personality traits. Biol Psychiatry. 2001 Jun 01; 49(11):922-9. PMID: 11377410.
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  35. Gurrera RJ, Nestor PG, O'Donnell BF. Personality traits in schizophrenia: comparison with a community sample. J Nerv Ment Dis. 2000 Jan; 188(1):31-5. PMID: 10665458.
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  36. Gurrera RJ. Sympathoadrenal hyperactivity and the etiology of neuroleptic malignant syndrome. Am J Psychiatry. 1999 Feb; 156(2):169-80. PMID: 9989551.
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  37. Gurrera RJ. Diaphoresis and dehydration during neuroleptic malignant syndrome: preliminary findings. Psychiatry Res. 1996 Sep 27; 64(2):137-45. PMID: 8912955.
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  38. Gurrera RJ, Chang SS. Thermoregulatory dysfunction in neuroleptic malignant syndrome. Biol Psychiatry. 1996 Feb 01; 39(3):207-12. PMID: 8837982.
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  39. Gurrera RJ, Samson JA. Evaluation of emotional state in deficit syndrome schizophrenia. J Nerv Ment Dis. 1995 Apr; 183(4):272. PMID: 7714517.
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  40. Samson JA, Gurrera RJ, Nisenson L, Schildkraut JJ. Platelet monoamine oxidase activity and deficit syndrome schizophrenia. Psychiatry Res. 1995 Jan 31; 56(1):25-31. PMID: 7792339.
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  41. Gurrera RJ, Romero JA. Enzyme elevations in the neuroleptic malignant syndrome. Biol Psychiatry. 1993 Nov 01; 34(9):634-40. PMID: 8292692.
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  42. McCourt WF, Gurrera RJ, Cutter HS. Sensation seeking and novelty seeking. Are they the same? J Nerv Ment Dis. 1993 May; 181(5):309-12. PMID: 8501447.
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  43. Gurrera RJ, Romero JA. Sympathoadrenomedullary activity in the neuroleptic malignant syndrome. Biol Psychiatry. 1992 Aug 15; 32(4):334-43. PMID: 1420647.
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  44. Gurrera RJ, Chang SS, Romero JA. A comparison of diagnostic criteria for neuroleptic malignant syndrome. J Clin Psychiatry. 1992 Feb; 53(2):56-62. PMID: 1347292.
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  45. Gurrera RJ. Serum iron and neuroleptic malignant syndrome. Am J Psychiatry. 1991 Oct; 148(10):1405-6. PMID: 1897629.
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  46. Gurrera RJ. Some biological and behavioral features associated with clinical personality types. J Nerv Ment Dis. 1990 Sep; 178(9):556-66. PMID: 2203879.
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