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The People of the Olin Neuropsychiatry Research Center

The People of the Olin Neuropsychiatry Research Center

Jennifer Barrett, MSW

Project Manager
Affective Disorders and Psychosis Trials (ADAPTING)
Olin Neuropsychiatry Research Center

200 Retreat Avenue
Whitehall Building - Institute of Living
Hartford CT 06106
Phone: (860) 545-7808

Who Am I?

Jennifer graduated with a B.A. in Psychology from Benedictine University and went on to complete a Masters Degree in Social Work from Springfield College. Jennifer joined the Olin Center as project manager of the ADAPTING lab in 2009. Her interests include etiology of psychosis, trauma and resiliency.

Roles & Responsibilities

Jennifer is responsible for day to day management of the ADAPTING laboratory. Her duties include training and supervising research staff and coordinating laboratory procedures at the Olin Center and across several national/international collaborative research sites. She schedules and performs research clinical interviews and neuropsychological assessments including test administration, scoring of standardized and computerized tests. She is instrumental in budgetary and grant preparation, submission and maintenance.


Sprooten E, Brumbaugh MS, Knowles EE, McKay DR, Lewis J, Barrett J, Landau S, Cyr L, Kochunov P, Winkler AM, Pearlson GD, Glahn DC. (2013). Reduced white matter integrity in sibling pairs discordant for bipolar disorder. American Journal of Psychiatry, 170(11):1317-25.

Anticevic A, Brumbaugh MS, Winkler AM, Lombardo LE, Barrett J, Corlett PR, Kober H, Gruber J,Repovs, Cole MW, Krystal JH, Pearlson GD, Glahn DG. (2013). Global prefrontal and fronto-amygdala dysconnectivity in bipolar I disorder with psychosis history. Biological Psychiatry, 73(6):565-73.

Lombardo LE, Bearden CE, Barrett J, Brumbaugh MS, Pittman B, Frangou S, Glahn DC. (2012). Trait impulsivity as an endophenotype for bipolar I disorder. Bipolar Disorder, 14(5):565-70

Chaves OC, Lombardo LE, Bearden CE, Woolsey MD, Barrett J, Miller AM, Velligan DI, Glahn DC. (2011). Association of Clinical Symptoms and Neurocognitive Performance in Bipolar Disorder: A Longitudinal Study. Bipolar Disorders, 13(1): 118-23.

Robinson JL, Barrett J, Velligan DI, Glahn DC. (2008). Remembering Familiar and Novel Stimuli in Schizophrenia: Evidence for Lack of Automaticity using Functional MRI. Biological Psychiatry 63 (7s).

Glahn DC, Bearden CE, Barguil M, Barrett J, Reichenberg A, Bowden CL, Soares JC, Veligan DI. (2007). The neurocognitive signature of psychotic bipolar disorder. Biological Psychiatry. 62(8):910-6.

Monkul ES, Green MJ, Barrett JA, Robinson JL, Velligan DI, Glahn DC. (2007) A social cognitive approach to emotional intensity judgment deficit in schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research. 94(1-3) 1889- 98.

Glahn DC, Almasy L, Blangero J, Burk GM, Estrada J, Peralta JM, Meyenberg N, CastroMP, Barrett J, Nicolini H, Raventos H, Escamilla MA. (2007). Adjucating Neurocognitive Endophenotypes for Schizophrenia. American Journal of Medical Genetics. Part B, Neuropsychiatric Genetics. 144(2):242-9.

Glahn DC, Barrett J, Bearden CE, Mintz J, Green MF, Monkul S, Najt P, Soares JC, Velligan DI (2006).Dissociable mechanisms for memory impairment in bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. Psychological Medicine 36(8):1085-95.

Glahn DC, Bearden CE, Cakir S, Barrett JA, Najt P, Monkul ES, Maples N, Velligan DI, Soares, JC. (2006). Differential Working Memory Impairment in Bipolar Disorder and Schizophrenia: Effects of Lifetime History of Psychosis. Bipolar Disorders. 8(2):117-23

Bearden C, Glahn DC, Monkul E, Barrett J, Najt P, Kaur S, Sanches M, Villarreal V, Bowden C, Soares J (2006). Sources of declarative memory impairment in bipolar disorder: Mnemonic processes and clinical features. Journal of Psychiatric Research. 40(1): 47-58

Cakir S. Barrett JA, Najt P, Monkul ES, Maples N, Velligan DI, Soares JC. (2006). Differential working memory impairments in bipolar disorder and schizophrenia: effects of a lifetime of psychosis. Bipolar Disorders. 8(2):117-123

Velligan DI, Lam YW, Glahn DC, Barrett JA, Maples NJ, Ereshefsky L, Miller AL. (2006). Defining and Assessing Adherence to Oral Antipsychotics: A Review of the Literature. Schizophrenia Bulletin. 32(4): 724-42

Bearden CE, Glahn DC, Monkul ES, Barrett J, Najt P, Villareal V, Soares JC. (2006). Patterns of memory impairment in bipolar disorder and unipolar depression. Psychiatry Research. 142(2-3):139-50.

Glahn DC, Ragland JD, Abramoff A, Barrett J, Laird AR, Bearden CE, Velligan DI (2005). Beyond Hypofrontality: A Quantitative Meta-Analysis of Functional Neuroimaging Studies of Working Memory in Schizophrenia. Human Brain Mapping. 25:60-9.

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