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Steven Shirk PhD

TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
AddressEdith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital
200 Spring Road, Psychology Services, 116B
Bedford MA 01730
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    InstitutionUMMS - School of Medicine
    DepartmentPopulation and Quantitative Health Sciences

    InstitutionUMMS - School of Medicine

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    University of Georgia, Athens, Athens, GA, United StatesBSPsychology
    University of Georgia, Athens, Athens, GA, United StatesMAPsychology
    University of Georgia, Athens, Athens, GA, United StatesPHDSocial Psychology

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    1. Moo LR, Gately ME, Jafri Z, Shirk SD. Home-Based Video Telemedicine for Dementia Management. Clin Gerontol. 2019 Aug 20; 1-11. PMID: 31431147.
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    2. Moisson J, Potenza MN, Shirk SD, Hoff RA, Park CL, Kraus SW. Psychopathology and Hypersexuality among Veterans with and without Histories of Alcohol-use Disorders. Am J Addict. 2019 Aug 08. PMID: 31393652.
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    3. Hammond CJ, Shirk SD, Foster DW, Potenza NB, Kraus SW, Mayes LC, Hoff RA, Potenza MN. Cannabis use, problem-gambling severity, and psychiatric disorders: Data from the national epidemiological survey on alcohol and related conditions. Psychol Addict Behav. 2019 Jun 27. PMID: 31246071.
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    4. Ashendorf L, Shirk SD, Kelly MM. Tobacco Use and Cognitive Functioning in Veterans of the Conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. Dev Neuropsychol. 2019 Jun 21; 1-8. PMID: 31223031.
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    5. Shirk SD, Kelly MM, Kraus SW, Potenza MN, Pugh K, Waltrous C, Federman E, Krebs C, Drebing CE. Gambling-related cognitive distortions predict level of function among US veterans seeking treatment for gambling disorders. Am J Addict. 2018 Mar; 27(2):108-115. PMID: 29457672.
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    6. Weintraub S, Besser L, Dodge HH, Teylan M, Ferris S, Goldstein FC, Giordani B, Kramer J, Loewenstein D, Marson D, Mungas D, Salmon D, Welsh-Bohmer K, Zhou XH, Shirk SD, Atri A, Kukull WA, Phelps C, Morris JC. Version 3 of the Alzheimer Disease Centers' Neuropsychological Test Battery in the Uniform Data Set (UDS). Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord. 2018 Jan-Mar; 32(1):10-17. PMID: 29240561.
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    7. O'Connor MK, Kraft ML, Daley R, Sugarman MA, Clark EL, Scoglio AAJ, Shirk SD. The Aging Well through Interaction and Scientific Education (AgeWISE) Program. Clin Gerontol. 2017 Dec 08; 1-12. PMID: 29220623.
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    8. Scoglio AAJ, Shirk SD, Hoff RA, Potenza MN, Mazure CM, Park CL, McKee SA, Porter EA, Kraus SW. Gender-Specific Risk Factors for Psychopathology and Reduced Functioning in a Post-9/11 Veteran Sample. J Interpers Violence. 2017 Dec 01; 886260517746182. PMID: 29295023.
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    9. Shirk SD, McLaren DG, Bloomfield JS, Powers A, Duffy A, Mitchell MB, Ezzati A, Ally BA, Atri A. Inter-Rater Reliability of Preprocessing EEG Data: Impact of Subjective Artifact Removal on Associative Memory Task ERP Results. Front Neurosci. 2017; 11:322. PMID: 28670264.
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    10. Daley RT, Sugarman MA, Shirk SD, O'Connor MK. Spared emotional perception in patients with Alzheimer's disease is associated with negative caregiver outcomes. Aging Ment Health. 2018 May; 22(5):595-602. PMID: 28282729.
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    11. Daley RT, O'Connor MK, Shirk SD, Beard RL. 'In this together' or 'Going it alone': Spousal dyad approaches to Alzheimer's. J Aging Stud. 2017 Jan; 40:57-63. PMID: 28215757.
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    12. Mitchell MB, Shirk SD, McLaren DG, Dodd JS, Ezzati A, Ally BA, Atri A. Recognition of faces and names: multimodal physiological correlates of memory and executive function. Brain Imaging Behav. 2016 06; 10(2):408-23. PMID: 26116280.
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    13. Sanders MA, Shirk SD, Burgin CJ, Martin LL. The gargle effect: rinsing the mouth with glucose enhances self-control. Psychol Sci. 2012 Dec; 23(12):1470-2. PMID: 23090756.
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    14. Mitchell MB, Shaughnessy LW, Shirk SD, Yang FM, Atri A. Neuropsychological test performance and cognitive reserve in healthy aging and the Alzheimer's disease spectrum: a theoretically driven factor analysis. J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 2012 Nov; 18(6):1071-80. PMID: 23039909; PMCID: PMC3600814.
    15. Lindwall M, Cimino CR, Gibbons LE, Mitchell MB, Benitez A, Brown CL, Kennison RF, Shirk SD, Atri A, Robitaille A, Macdonald SW, Zelinski EM, Willis SL, Schaie KW, Johansson B, Praetorius M, Dixon RA, Mungas DM, Hofer SM, Piccinin AM. Dynamic associations of change in physical activity and change in cognitive function: coordinated analyses of four longitudinal studies. J Aging Res. 2012; 2012:493598. PMID: 23029615; PMCID: PMC3457643.
    16. Mitchell MB, Cimino CR, Benitez A, Brown CL, Gibbons LE, Kennison RF, Shirk SD, Atri A, Robitaille A, Macdonald SW, Lindwall M, Zelinski EM, Willis SL, Schaie KW, Johansson B, Dixon RA, Mungas DM, Hofer SM, Piccinin AM. Cognitively Stimulating Activities: Effects on Cognition across Four Studies with up to 21 Years of Longitudinal Data. J Aging Res. 2012; 2012:461592. PMID: 23024862; PMCID: PMC3449118.
    17. Brown CL, Gibbons LE, Kennison RF, Robitaille A, Lindwall M, Mitchell MB, Shirk SD, Atri A, Cimino CR, Benitez A, Macdonald SW, Zelinski EM, Willis SL, Schaie KW, Johansson B, Dixon RA, Mungas DM, Hofer SM, Piccinin AM. Social activity and cognitive functioning over time: a coordinated analysis of four longitudinal studies. J Aging Res. 2012; 2012:287438. PMID: 22991665; PMCID: PMC3444000.
    18. Shirk SD, Mitchell MB, Shaughnessy LW, Sherman JC, Locascio JJ, Weintraub S, Atri A. A web-based normative calculator for the uniform data set (UDS) neuropsychological test battery. Alzheimers Res Ther. 2011 Nov 11; 3(6):32. PMID: 22078663; PMCID: PMC3308021.
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