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Matthew James Smith

Matthew James Smith, PhD

Research Assistant Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences


NMH/Onterie Building Suite 7-100
446 E Ontario
Chicago IL 60611

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Autism Spectrum Disorders; Clinical Research; Drug Abuse; Internet Intervention; Neuroscience; Schizophrenia

Description of Interests

Dr. Smith's primary research interests focus on the neurobiology and treatment of social cognitive impairments associated with neuropsychiatric disorders (Schizophrenia, Autism) and their relationships to community-based functioning. My research also focuses on the influence of cannabis use on brain structure and function.

Professional Education

PhD: University of Wisconsin, Social Welfare (2006)

Most Recent Publications

Abram SV, Karpouzian TM, Reilly JL, Derntl B, Habel U, Smith MJ.
Psychiatry Research. 2014 Jan;doi:10.1016/j.psychres.2014.01.032.
ISSN: 01651781

Cobia DJ, Smith MJ, Wang L, Csernansky JG.
Schizophrenia Research. 2012 Aug;139(1-3):1-6.doi:10.1016/j.schres.2012.05.002.
PMID: 22647883   PMCID: PMC3413315   ISSN: 09209964

Smith MJ, Csernansky JG.
Neuropsychiatry. 2012 Jun;2(3):239-252.doi:10.2217/npy.12.21.
ISSN: 17582008

Smith MJ, Horan WP, Karpouzian TM, Abram SV, Cobia DJ, Csernansky JG.
Schizophrenia Research. 2012 May;137(1-3):196-202.doi:10.1016/j.schres.2012.01.012.
PMID: 22321668   ISSN: 09209964

Selected Books and Book Chapters

Seltzer MM, Greenberg JS, Orsmond GI, Lounds J, Smith MJ. Caring and exchange within and across generations. In: Booth A, Crouter AC, Bianchi S, Seltzer JA, editors. 2008. Unanticipated lives: Inter- and intra-generational relationships in families with children with disabilities. Washington DC: Urban Institute Press 233-241.

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