California School of Professional Psychology
San Diego Campus
Alliant International University San Diego
10455 Pomerado Road
San Diego CA 92131
Courses, Research Interests, Publications
Clinical Consultation Group
Marital & Family Treatments for the Mood Disorders and Schizophrenia (seminar)
Schizophrenia; mood disorders; the role of psychosocial factors in the course and treatment of severe psychopathology
Rosenfarb, I.S., Bellack, A.S., Aziz, N., Kratz, K.M. & Sayers, S.L. (2004), family transactions, and patient stabilization in schizophrenia. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 113, 109-115.
Rosenfarb, I.S., Miklowitz, D.J., Goldstein, M.J., Harmon, L.H., Nuechterlein, K.H., & Rea, M.M. (2001). Family transactions and relapse in bipolar disorder. Family Process, 40, 5-14.- abstracted in Clinician's Research Digest
Rosenfarb, I.S., Nuechterlein, K.H., Goldstein, M.J., & Subotnik, K.L. (2000). Neurocognitive vulnerability, interpersonal criticism, and the emergence of unusual thinking by patients with schizophrenia during family transactions. Archives of General Psychiatry, 57, 1174-1179.
Rosenfarb, I.S., Becker, J., Khan, A., & Mintz, J. (1998). Dependency and self-criticism in bipolar and unipolar depressed women. British Journal of Clinical Psychology, 37, 409-414.
Goldstein, M.J., Rosenfarb, I.S., Woo, S., & Nuechterlein, K.H. (1997). Transactional processes which can function as risk or protective factors in the family treatment of schizophrenia. In H.D. Brenner, W. Boker, & R. Genner (Eds.), Towards a comprehensive therapy for schizophrenia (pp. 147-157). Gottingen: Hogrefe & Huber.
Rosenfarb, I.S., Goldstein, M.J., Mintz, J., & Nuechterlein, K.H. (1995). Expressed emotion and subclinical psychopathology observable within the transactions between schizophrenic patients and their family members. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 104, 259-267.- abstracted in Clinician's Research Digest
Rosenfarb, I.S., Becker, J., & Khan, A. (1994). Perceptions of parental and peer attachments by bipolar and unipolar depressed women. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 103, 637-644.- abstracted in Clinician's Research Digest
Rosenfarb, I.S., Becker, J., Khan, A., & Mintz, J. (1994). Dependency, self-criticism, and perceptions of socialization experiences. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 103, 669-675.
Rosenfarb, I.S., Burker, E.J., Morris, S.M., & Cush, D. (1993). Effects of changing contingencies on the behavior of depressed and nondepressed individuals. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 102, 642-646.
Rosenfarb, I.S. & Aron, J. (1992). The self-protective function of depressive affect and cognition. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 11, 323-335.
Rosenfarb, I.S., Newland, M.C., Brannon, S.E., & Howey, D.S. (1992). Effects of self-generated rules on the development of schedule-controlled behavior. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 58, 107?121
Rosenfarb, I.S., & Juan, M.A. (accepted, revisions pending). Schizotypal personality disorder. In J.E. Fisher & W. O'Donahue (Eds)., Practitioner's guide to evidence based psychotherapy. New York: Kluwer Academic Publications.
Rosenfarb, I.S., Smerud, P.E., Juan, M.A., & Setpaul, R.S. (in press). Disseminating family psychoeducation to community caregivers and residents: A pilot investigation. Schizophrenia Research.
Rosenfarb, I. Family transaction patterns and the treatment of schizophrenia. National Institute of Mental Health. $99,081 (direct costs), 1997-2001
Academic History and Background
Post-Doctoral Scholar, Clinical Research Center for the Study of Schizophrenia, University of California, Los Angeles, 1991-1994
PhD, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 1986
Psychology Intern, University of Washington School of Medicine, 1984-1985
BA, State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1977
California Psychologist License PSY15174 (Licensed Psychologist)
American Psychological Association
Society for Research in Psychopathology
Professional Practice and Community Service
Psychological Bulletin, Editorial Reviews
Archives of General Psychiatry
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology
Schizophrenia Research 2001, 2002, 2003 (3 manuscripts), 2005
Journal of Abnormal Psychology 2001, 2003, 2004 (2 manuscripts), 2004
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