Christopher Bowie

Christopher Bowie


Department of Psychology

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M.A., Hofstra University, 1997
Ph.D., Hofstra University, 2002

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Curriculum Vitae [PDF]

Name Pronunciation Guide:
"(Christopher) Boo-wee"

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Research Interests

Neurocognition in Psychosis
Functional Outcomes in Psychotic Disorders
Novel Behavioral Assessment Methods
Early Intervention and Prevention of Severe Mental Illness
Pharmacological and Behavioral Treatment of Cognitive Deficits

Selected Publications

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Publications from last three years:
(Note: Supervised students in italics)

Tran T, Hagen AEF, Hollenstein T, Bowie CR. Physical and cognitive effort-based decision-making in depression: relationships to symptoms and functioning. Clinical Psychological Science, In Press.

Best MW, Milanovic M, Shamblaw AL, Muere A, Lambe LJ. Hong IK, Haque MK, Bowie CR. An examination of the moderating effects of neurophysiology on treatment outcomes from cognitive training in schizophrenia-spectrum disorders. International Journal of Psychophysiology. In Press.

Lenze EJ, Stevens A, Waring JD, Pham VT, Haddad R, Shimony J, Miller P, Bowie CR. Augmenting computerized cognitive training with vortioxetine for age-related cognitive decline: A randomized controlled trial. American Journal of Psychiatry, In Press.

Dham P, Bingham KS, Bowie CR,…et al. Functional competence and Cognition in Individuals with Amnestic Mild Cognitive Impairment. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, In Press.

King N, Pickett W, McNevin SH, Bowie CR, Riviera D, Keown-Stoneman C, Harkness KL, Cunningham S, Milanovic M, Saunders KEA, Goodday S, Duffy A. The mental health needs of students entering university: Findings from the U-Flourish Student Well-Being Study. Early Intervention in Psychiatry, In Press.

Allott, K., van-der-EL, K., Bryce, S., Parrish, E.M., McGurk, S.R., Hetrick, S., Bowie, C.R., Kidd, S., Hamilton, M., Killackey, E., & Velligan, D. (2020). Compensatory interventions for cognitive impairments in psychosis: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Schizophrenia Bulletin, In Press.

Muralidharan A, Finch A, Bowie CR, Harvey PD. Older Versus Middle-Aged Adults with Schizophrenia: Executive Functioning and Community Outcomes. Schizophrenia Research, In Press.

Douglas KM, Jordan J, Inder M, Crowe MT, Mulder R, Lacey C, Beaglehole B, Bowie CR, Porter RJ. Cognitive Remediation for Outpatients with Recurrent Mood Disorders: A Feasibility Study. Journal of Psychiatric Practice. In Press.

Voleti R, Woolridge S, Liss JM, Milanovic M, Bowie CR, Berisha V. Objective assessment of social skills using automated language analysis for identification of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. Proceedings of Interspeech. In Press.

Duffy A, Keown-Stoneman, C., Goodday, S., Horrocks, J., Lowe, M., King, N., Pickett, W., McNevin, S., Cunningham, S., Rivera, D., Bisdounis, L., Bowie, C.R., Harkness, K., Saunders, K. Predictors of mental health and school-related outcomes in first year university students: Identifying prevention targets. British Journal of Psychiatry Open, 2020, 6(3), e46.

Grossman MJ, Woolridge SW, Lichtenstein S, McGlaughlin D, Auther A, Carrion R, Cornblatt B, Bowie CR. Patterns and Perceptions of Face-to-Face and Digital Communication in the Clinical High Risk and Early Stages of Psychosis. Psychiatry Research, 2020, 284, 112667.

Bowie CR, Bell MD, Fiszdon JM, Johannesen JK, Lindenmayer JP, McGurk SR, Medalia AA, Penades R, Saperstein AM, Twamley EW, Ueland T, Wykes T. Cognitive remediation for schizophrenia: An expert working group white paper on core techniques. Schizophrenia Research, 2020, 215, 59-53.

Grossman MJ, Bowie CR. Jumping to Social Conclusions?: The Implications of Early and Uninformed Social Judgements in First Episode Psychosis. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 2020, 129(1), 131

Kidd SA, Herman Y, Virdee G, Bowie CR, Velligan D, Plagiannakos C, Voineskos A. A comparison of compensatory and restorative cognitive interventions in early psychosis. Schizophrenia Research – Cognition, 2020, 19, 100157.

Best MW, Milanovic M, Tran T, Leung P, Jackowich R, Gauvin S, Leibovitz T, Bowie CR. Motivation and engagement during cognitive training for schizophrenia spectrum disorders. Schizophrenia Research: Cognition, 2020, 19, 10015

Miskowiak KW, Seeberg I, Kjaerstad HL, Burdick KE, Martinez-Aran A, Bonnin CM, Bowie CR, Carvalho AF, Gallagher P, Hasler G, Lafer B, López-Jaramillo C, Sumiyoshi T, McIntyre RS, Schaffer A, Porter RJ, Purdon S, Torres IJ, Yatham LN, Young AH, Kessing LV, Van Rheenen TE, Vieta E. Affective cognition in bipolar disorder: A systematic review by the ISBD targeting cognition task force. Bipolar Disorders, 2019, 21(8), 686-719.

Goodday SM, Rivera D, Foran, H, King N, Milanovic M, Keown-Stoneman C, Horrocks J, Tetzlaff E, Pickett W, Harkness, K, Bowie, C, Saunders K, Cunningham S, McNevin, S, Duffy A. The U-Flourish University Student Well-Being and Academic Success Longitudinal Survey: A Study Protocol. British Medical Journal Open, 2019, 9(8), e029854.

Brown EE, Rashidi-Ranjbar N, Caravaggio F…Bowie CR, Voineskos AN, Graff-Guerrero A. Brain amyloid PET tracer delivery is related to white matter integrity in patients with mild cognitive impairment. Journal of Neuroimaging, 2019, 29(6), 721-729.

Lenze EJ, Bowie CR, Avidan MS. Cognitive training for optimizing perioperative brain health. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 2019, 27(11), 1228-123

Bowie CR. Cognitive remediation for severe mental illness: state of the field and future directions. World Psychiatry, 2019, 18(3), 274.

MacQueen GM, Hassel S, Arnott SR, Jean A, Bowie CR, Bray SL, Davis AD, Downar J, Foster JA, Frey BN, Goldstein BI. The Canadian Biomarker Integration Network in Depression (CAN-BIND): magnetic resonance imaging protocols. Journal of psychiatry & neuroscience: JPN, 2019 Mar;44(3):1-4.

Burdick KE, Millett CE, del Mar Bonnin C, Bowie C, Carvalho AF, Tyler LT, Gallagher P, Harvey P, Kellsing LV, Lafer B, Langenecker SA, Lewandowski KE, Lopez-Jaramillo C, Marshall DF, Martinez-Aran A, McInnis M, McIntyre R, Miskowiak KW, Porter RJ, Purdon S, Ryan KA, Sumiyoshi T, Torres IJ, Van Rheenen TE, Vieta E, Woodward N, Yatham LN, Young A. The International Consortium Investigating Neurocognition in Bipolar Disorder. Bipolar Disorders, 2019, 21(1), 6-10.

Fischer CE, Kortebi I, Karameh WK, Kumar S, Gallagher D, Golas A, Munoz D, Barfett J, Butters MA, Bowie CR, Flint A, Rajji T, Herrmann N, Pollock B, Mulsant B, Schweizer TA, Mah L, and the PACT-MD Study Group. Examining the link between cardiovascular risk factors and neuropsychiatric symptoms in mild cognitive impairment and major depressive disorder in remission. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, 2019, 67(4), 1305-131

Best MW, Milanovic M, Iftene F, Bowie CR. A randomized controlled trial of executive functioning training compared with perceptual training for schizophrenia spectrum disorders: effects on neurophysiology, neurocognition, and functioning. American Journal of Psychiatry. 2019 Mar 8;176(4):297-306.

Grossman M, Best MW, Harrison AH, Bowie CR. Comparison of the neurocognitive profiles of individuals with elevated psychotic or depressive symptoms. Early Intervention in Psychiatry, 2019, 13(4): 928-934.

Best MW, Gale D, Tran T, Haque MK, Bowie CR*. Brief executive function training for individuals with severe mental illness: Effects on EEG synchronization and executive functioning. Schizophrenia Research, 2019; Jan 1;203:32-40.

Ott CV, Vinberg M, Bowie CR, Christensen EM, Knudsen GM, Kessing LV, Miskowiak KW. Effect of action-based cognitive remediation on cognition and neural activity in bipolar disorder: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials. 2018, 19, l487.

Strassnig M, Bowie C, Pinkham AE, Penn D, Twamley EW, Patterson TL, Harvey PD. Which levels of cognitive impairments and negative symptoms are related to functional deficits in schizophrenia?. Journal of Psychiatric Research. 2018 1;104:124-9.

Muralidharan A, Bowie CR, Harvey PD. Associations of Age and Gender with Negative Symptom Factors and Functioning Among Middle-Aged and Older Adults with Schizophrenia. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 2018, 26, 1215-1219.

Harrison J, Barry H, Baune B, Best M, Bowie, CR; et al. Stability, reliability and validity of the THINC-it screening tool for cognitive impairment in depression: A psychometric exploration in healthy volunteers. International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research, 2018, 27, e1736.

Bowie CR, Best MW, Depp C, Mausbach BT, Patterson TL, Pulver AE, Harvey PD. Cognitive and Functional Deficits in Bipolar Disorder and Schizophrenia as a Function of the Presence and History of Psychosis. Bipolar Disorders, 2018, 20, 604-613.

Goodman MS, Kumar S, Zomorrodi R, Ghazala Z, Cheam ASM, Baarr MS, Daskalakis ZJ, Blumberger DM, Fischer C, Flint A, Mah L, Hermann N, Bowie CR, Mulsant BH, Rajji T. Theta-gamma coupling and working memory in Alzheimer’s Dementia and Mild Cognitive Impairment. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, 2018. 10: 10

Best MW, Grossman M, Milanovic M, Renaud S, Bowie CR. Be Outspoken and Overcome Stigmatizing Thoughts (BOOST): A Group Treatment for Internalized Stigma in First-Episode Psychosis. Psychosis, 2018, 10(3): 187-197.

Milanovic M, Holshausen K, Milev R, Bowie CR. Functional competence in major depressive disorder: Objective performance and subjective perceptions. Journal of Affective Disorders, 2018. 234: 1-7.

Milanovic M, Ayukawa E, Usyatynsky A, Holshausen K, Bowie CR. Self-efficacy in depression: Bridging the gap between competence and real world functioning. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 2018. 206: 350-355.

Haque M, Jacobson J, Bowie CR, Munhall KG. The score distribution and factor structure of the Community Assessment of Psychic Experiences-Positive Scale (CAPE-P15) in a Canadian sample. Early Intervention in Psychiatry, 2018, 12, 1217-122

Miskowiak KW, Burdick KE, Martinez-Aran A, Bonnin CM, Bowie CR, Carvalho AF, Gallagher P, Lafer B, López-Jaramillo C, Sumiyoshi T, McIntyre RS, Schaffer A, Porter R, Torres I, Yatham LN, Young AH, Kessing LV, Vieta E. Assessing and Addressing Cognitive Impairment in Bipolar Disorder: The International Society for Bipolar Disorders Targeting Cognition Task Force Recommendations for Clinicians. Bipolar Disorders, 2018, 20, 184-194.

Lenze EJ, Bowie CR. Cognitive training for older adults: what works? Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 2018, 66, 645-647.

Muralidharan A, Finch A, Bowie CR, Harvey PD. Thought, language, and communication deficits and association with everyday functional outcomes among community-dwelling middle-aged and older adults with schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research, 2018, 196, 29-34.

Gupta M, Bowie CR. Family cohesion and flexibility in early episode psychosis. Early Intervention in Psychiatry, 2018, 12, 886-892.


Medalia A, Bowie CR (eds.). Cognitive Remediation to Improve Functional Outcomes, Oxford University Press, 2016.