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Shaping the Future

Alex Kopelowicz

Contact Information:

Work Phone Number:

818-837-8150

Work Email Address:

akopel@ucla.edu

Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences

Associate Professor In-Residence, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior

Faculty, and

Staff, UCLA Medical Center


Publications:

Kopelowicz Alex, Zarate Roberto, Wallace Charles J, Liberman Robert Paul, Lopez Steven R, Mintz Jim   The ability of multifamily groups to improve treatment adherence in Mexican Americans with schizophrenia Archives of general psychiatry, 2012; 69(3): 265-73.
Aguilera Adrian, López Steven R, Breitborde Nicholas J K, Kopelowicz Alex, Zarate Roberto   Expressed emotion and sociocultural moderation in the course of schizophrenia Journal of abnormal psychology, 2010; 119(4): 875-85.
Breitborde Nicholas J K, López Steven R, Kopelowicz Alex   Expressed emotion and health outcomes among Mexican-Americans with schizophrenia and their caregiving relatives The Journal of nervous and mental disease, 2010; 198(2): 105-9.
Breitborde Nicholas J K, López Steven R, Chang Christina, Kopelowicz Alex, Zarate Roberto   Emotional over-involvement can be deleterious for caregivers' health: Mexican Americans caring for a relative with schizophrenia Social psychiatry and psychiatric epidemiology, 2009; 44(9): 716-23.
Alarcón Renato D, Becker Anne E, Lewis-Fernández Roberto, Like Robert C, Desai Prakash, Foulks Edward, Gonzales Junius, Hansen Helena, Kopelowicz Alex, Lu Francis G, Oquendo María A, Primm Annelle, Primm Annelle   Issues for DSM-V: the role of culture in psychiatric diagnosis The Journal of nervous and mental disease, 2009; 197(8): 559-660.
López Steven R, Lara Ma del Carmen, Kopelowicz Alex, Solano Susana, Foncerrada Hector, Aguilera Adrian   La CLAve to increase psychosis literacy of Spanish-speaking community residents and family caregivers Journal of consulting and clinical psychology, 2009; 77(4): 763-74.
López Steven R, Ramírez García Jorge I, Ullman Jodie B, Kopelowicz Alex, Jenkins Janis, Breitborde Nicholas J K, Placencia Perla   Cultural variability in the manifestation of expressed emotion Family process, 2009; 48(2): 179-94.
O'Brien Mary P, Zinberg Jamie L, Ho Lorena, Rudd Alexandra, Kopelowicz Alex, Daley Melita, Bearden Carrie E, Cannon Tyrone D   Family problem solving interactions and 6-month symptomatic and functional outcomes in youth at ultra-high risk for psychosis and with recent onset psychotic symptoms: a longitudinal study Schizophrenia research, 2009; 107(2-3): 198-205.
Zahedi Sohrab, Burchuk Robert, Stone David C, Kopelowicz Alex   Gun laws and the involuntarily committed: a California road map The journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, 2009; 37(4): 545-8.
O'Brien Mary P, Zinberg Jamie L, Bearden Carrie E, Lopez Steven R, Kopelowicz Alex, Daley Melita, Cannon Tyrone D   Parent attitudes and parent adolescent interaction in families of youth at risk for psychosis and with recent-onset psychotic symptoms Early intervention in psychiatry, 2008; 2(4): 268-76.
Lin Ching-Lan Esther, Kopelowicz Alex, Chan Chin-Hong, Hsiung Ping-Chuan   A qualitative inquiry into the Taiwanese mentally ill persons' difficulties living in the community Archives of psychiatric nursing, 2008; 22(5): 266-76.
Kopelowicz Alex, Ventura Joseph, Liberman Robert Paul, Mintz Jim   Consistency of Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale factor structure across a broad spectrum of schizophrenia patients Psychopathology, 2008; 41(2): 77-84.
O'Brien Mary P, Zinberg Jamie L, Bearden Carrie E, Daley Melita, Niendam Tara A, Kopelowicz Alex, Cannon Tyrone D   Psychoeducational multi-family group treatment with adolescents at high risk for developing psychosis Early intervention in psychiatry, 2007; 1(4): 325-32.
Mintz Jim, Kopelowicz Alex   CUtLASS confirms CATIE Archives of general psychiatry, 2007; 64(8): 978; author reply 979-80.
Horan William P, Ventura Joseph, Mintz Jim, Kopelowicz Alex, Wirshing Donna, Christian-Herman Jennifer, Foy David, Liberman Robert P   Stress and coping responses to a natural disaster in people with schizophrenia Psychiatry research, 2007; 151(1-2): 77-86.
Vega William Armando, Karno Marvin, Alegria Margerita, Alvidrez Jennifer, Bernal Guillermo, Escamilla Michael, Escobar Javier, Guarnaccia Peter, Jenkins Janis, Kopelowicz Alex, Lagomasino Isabel T, Lewis-Fernandez Roberto, Marin Humberto, Lopez Steven, Loue Sana   Research issues for improving treatment of U.S. Hispanics with persistent mental disorders Psychiatric services (Washington, D.C.), 2007; 58(3): 385-94.
Kopelowicz Alex, Liberman Robert Paul, Zarate Roberto   Recent advances in social skills training for schizophrenia Schizophrenia bulletin, 2006; 32 Suppl 1(3): S12-23.
Kopelowicz Alex, López Steven R, Zarate Roberto, O'Brien Mary, Gordon Jamie, Chang Christina, Gonzalez-Smith Veronica   Expressed emotion and family interactions in Mexican Americans with schizophrenia The Journal of nervous and mental disease, 2006; 194(5): 330-4.
O'Brien Mary P, Gordon Jamie L, Bearden Carrie E, Lopez Steve R, Kopelowicz Alex, Cannon Tyrone D   Positive family environment predicts improvement in symptoms and social functioning among adolescents at imminent risk for onset of psychosis Schizophrenia research, 2006; 81(2-3): 269-75.
Liberman Robert Paul, Kopelowicz Alex   Sustained remission of schizophrenia The American journal of psychiatry, 2005; 162(9): 1763; author reply 1763-4.
Kopelowicz Alex, Liberman Robert P, Ventura Joseph, Zarate Roberto, Mintz Jim   Neurocognitive correlates of recovery from schizophrenia Psychological medicine, 2005; 35(8): 1165-73.
Liberman Robert Paul, Kopelowicz Alex   Recovery from schizophrenia: a concept in search of research Psychiatric services (Washington, D.C.), 2005; 56(6): 735-42.
Kern Robert S, Green Michael F, Mitchell Sharon, Kopelowicz Alex, Mintz Jim, Liberman Robert P   Extensions of errorless learning for social problem-solving deficits in schizophrenia The American journal of psychiatry, 2005; 162(3): 513-9.
Kopelowicz Alex, Zarate Roberto, Gonzalez Smith Veronica, Mintz Jim, Liberman Robert Paul   Disease management in Latinos with schizophrenia: a family-assisted, skills training approach Schizophrenia bulletin, 2003; 29(2): 211-27.
Kopelowicz Alex, Liberman Robert Paul   Integrating treatment with rehabilitation for persons with major mental illnesses Psychiatric services (Washington, D.C.), 2003; 54(11): 1491-8.
Kern Robert S, Liberman Robert P, Kopelowicz Alex, Mintz Jim, Green Michael F   Applications of errorless learning for improving work performance in persons with schizophrenia The American journal of psychiatry, 2002; 159(11): 1921-6.
Liberman Robert Paul, Kopelowicz Alex   Teaching persons with severe mental disabilities to be their own case managers Psychiatric services (Washington, D.C.), 2002; 53(11): 1377-9.
Kopelowicz Alex, Zarate Roberto, Gonzalez Veronica, Lopez Steven R, Ortega Paula, Obregon Nora, Mintz Jim   Evaluation of expressed emotion in schizophrenia: a comparison of Caucasians and Mexican-Americans Schizophrenia research, 2002; 55(1-2): 179-86.
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