Washington University School of Medicine


Research Publications

Smith MJ, Wang L, Alpert K, Cobia D, Cronenwett W, Goldman M, Mamah D, Barch DM, Breiter HC, Csernansky JG. Cannabis-related working memory deficits and associated subcortical morphological differences in healthy individuals and schizophrenia subjects. Schizophrenia Bulletin 2014 Mar;40(2):287-99.

Owoso A, Ndetei DM, Mbwayo AW, Mutiso VN, Khasakhala LI, Mamah D. Validation of a modified version of the PRIME screen for psychosis-risk symptoms in a non-clinical Kenyan youth sample. Compr Psychiatry. 2014 Feb;55(2):380-7.

*Mamah D, Barch DM, Repovs G. Resting state functional connectivity of five neural networks in bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. J Affect Disorders 2013 Sep 5;150(2):601-9.

Mamah D, Striley CS, Ndetei DM, Mbwayo AW, Mutiso VN, Khasakhala LI, Cottler LB. Knowledge of psychiatric terms and concepts among Kenyan youth: analysis of focus group discussions. Transcultural Psychiatry 2013 Aug;50(4):515-31.

Mamah D, Owoso A, Mbwayo AW, Mutiso VN, Muriungi SK, Khasakhala LI, Barch DM. Classes of psychotic experiences in Kenyan children and adolescents. Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 2013;Jun;44(3):452-9.

Mamah D, Harms MP, Barch D, Styner M, Lieberman JA, Wang L. Hippocampal shape and volume changes with antipsychotics in early stage psychotic illness. Front Psychiatry 2012;3:96.

Ndetei DM, Muriungi SK, Owoso A, Mutiso VN, Mbwayo AW, Khasakhala LI, Barch DM, Mamah D. Prevalence and characteristics of psychotic-like experiences in Kenyan youth. Psychiatr Research 2012 Apr 30;196(3-3):235-42.

Kaushik G, Plax KL, Barch DM, Lewis LE, Mamah D. Mental health care utilization and psychiatric profiles at a free drop-in youth center in St. Louis, Missouri. Missouri Medicine 2012 Nov-Dec;109(6):475-81.

*Mamah D, Mbwayo A, Mutiso V, Barch DM, Constantino JN, Nsofor T, Khasakhala L, Ndetei DM. A survey of psychosis-risk symptoms in Kenya. Comprehensive Psychiatry 2012 Jul; 53 (5):516-24.

*Mamah D, Conturo TE, Harms MP, Akbudak E, Wang L, McMichael AR, Gado MH, Barch DM, Csernansky JG. Anterior thalamic radiation integrity in schizophrenia: a diffusion-tensor imaging study. Psychiatry Res 2010;183(2):144-50.

*Mamah D, Wang L, Csernansky JG, Rice JP, Smith M, Barch DM. Morphometry of the hippocampus and amygdala in bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. Bipolar Disord 2010;12(3):341-3.

*Benítez BA, Belálcazar HM, Anastasía A, Mamah DT, Zorumski CF, Mascó DH, Herrera DG, de Erausquin GA. Functional reduction of SK3-mediated currents precedes AMPA-receptor-mediated excitotoxicity in dopaminergic neurons. Neuropharmacology. 2011 Jun;60(7-8):1176-86.

Smith MJ, Wang L, Cronenwett W, Mamah D, Barch DM, Csernansky JG. Thalamic morphology in schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder. J Psychiatr Res 2011 Mar;45(3):378-85.

Wang L, Mamah D, Harms MP, Karnik M, Price JL, Gado MH, Thompson PA, Barch DM, Miller MI, Csernansky JG. Progressive deformation of deep brain nuclei and hippocampal-amygdala formation in schizophrenia. Biol Psychiatry. 2008; 64(12):1060-8.

*Mamah D, Harms MP, Wang L, Barch D, Thompson P, Kim J, Miller MI, Csernansky JG. Basal ganglia shape abnormalities in the unaffected siblings of schizophrenia patients. Biol Psychiatry. 2008 Jul 15;64(2):111-20.

*Smith MJ, Barch DM, Wolf TJ, Mamah D, Csernansky JG. Elevated rates of substance use disorders in non-psychotic siblings of individuals with schizophrenia. Schizophr Res. 2008; 106(2-3):294-9.

*Harms MP, Wang L, Mamah D, Barch DM, Thompson PA, Csernansky JG. Thalamic shape abnormalities in individuals with schizophrenia and their nonpsychotic siblings. J Neurosci. 2007; 27(50):13835-42.

*Mamah D, Wang L, Barch D, de Erausquin GA, Gado M, Csernansky JG. Structural analysis of the basal ganglia in schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research, 2007; 89: 59-71.

Mamah D, Lammle M, Isenberg KE. Pulmonary embolism after ECT. J ECT. 2005 Mar;21(1):39-40.

Mamah D, Hong BA, Chapman WC. Liver transplantation in a patient with undiagnosed bipolar disorder. Transplant Proc. 2004 Nov;36(9):2717-9.

de Erausquin GA, Hyrc K, Dorsey DA, Mamah D, Dokucu M, Mascó DH, Walton T, Dikranian K, Soriano M, García Verdugo JM, Goldberg MP, Dugan LL. Nuclear translocation of nuclear transcription factor-kappa B by alpha-amino-3-hydroxy-5-methyl-4-isoxazolepropionic acid receptors leads to transcription of p53 and cell death in dopaminergic neurons. Mol Pharmacol. 2003 Apr;63(4):784-90.

Mamah D, Owoso A, Sheffield J, Bayer C. The WERCAP Screen and the WERC Stress Screen: psychometrics of self-rated instruments for assessing bipolar and psychotic disorder risk and perceived stress burden. Comprehensive Psychiatry 2014 Oct 55(7):1757-1771

Non-Research Publications

Mamah D. Psychologist prescribing privileges in Missouri. EMPS News. 2004 Summer; 31 (1): 7>

Mamah D. Are depression pills safe for kids? St. Louis American. 2005 Apr 21:11

Mamah D. Manic depression is same as bipolar disorder. St. Louis American. 2005 May 19: 10

Mamah D. Advocacy can reap big rewards for your patients – and you. Psychiatric News. 2005 Jun 3; 40 (11): 17

Mamah D. Promising Prospects for DSM-V. Psychiatric News. 2005 Jul 1; 40 (13): 17

Mamah D. Residents need training to assess drug company influence. Psychiatric News. 2005 Sep 2; 40 (17): 36

Mamah D. Enhancing therapeutic alliance must be residency focus. Psychiatric News. 2005 Nov 4; 40 (21): 16

Mamah D: State is taking risks by cutting services for the mentally ill. St. Louis Post-Dispatch. 2006 Jan 10;

Mamah D. Resident’s can help determine APA’s future course. Psychiatric News. 2006 Feb 3; 41 (3): 9

Mamah D. Public mental health funding in Missouri. Eastern Missouri Psychiatry. 2006 Feb; 32 (1): 7

Mamah D. Developing countries need expertise to respond to unmet mental health needs. Psychiatric News. 2006 May 19; 41 (10): 8

Mamah D. We must advocate for our patients. Eastern Missouri Psychiatry. 2008 Sep; 34(2):2.

Mamah D. Access to Psychiatric Care Needs to Improve in Missouri. Eastern Missouri Psychiatry. 2009; 35(1): 2.

Mamah D. Psychiatrist-researchers are fundamental to advancing mental health. Eastern Missouri Psychiatry. 2009; 35(3):2.

Mamah D. Forming the Missouri Psychiatric Association. Missouri Psychiatry. 2010; 36(1): 2.

Mamah D. The Missouri Psychiatric Association so far. Missouri Psychiatry. 2011; 2(1): 2.

Book chapters

Mamah D, Barch DM, Csernansky JG. Neuromorphometric measures as endophenotypes of schizophrenia spectrum disorders. In: Neuropsychiatric Biomarkers, Endophenotypes, and Genes: Promises, Advances, and Challenges. Ritsner MS (Ed), Springer 2009.

Mamah D, Barch DM. Diagnosis and Classification of the Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders. In Handbook of Schizophrneia Spectrum Disorders. Volume II: Phenotypic and Endophenotypic Presentation Ritsner MS (Ed), Springer 2011.