Deborah A. Napolitano, Ph.D.

Deborah A. Napolitano, Ph.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 671
Rochester, NY 14642

Administrative: (585) 275-6605

Journal Articles

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2010
Napolitano, DA; Zarcone, JR; Nielsen, S.; Wang, H; Caliendo, JM. "Perceptions of Body Image by Persons with Prader-Willi Syndrome and their Parents." American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. 2010; 115: 43-53.
2008
Zarcone, J.R., Napolitano, D.A., & Valdovinos, M. "Measurement of problem behaviour during medication evaluations." Journal of Intellectual Disability Research. 2008; : 1015-1028.
2007 Jun
Zarcone J, Napolitano D, Peterson C, Breidbord J, Ferraioli S, Caruso-Anderson M, Holsen L, Butler MG, Thompson T. "The relationship between compulsive behaviour and academic achievement across the three genetic subtypes of Prader-Willi syndrome." Journal of intellectual disability research : JIDR.. 2007 Jun; 51(Pt. 6):478-87.
2007
Napolitano, D.A., Blaakman, L.A., Kohl, L.B., Vallese, H.M. & McAdam, D.B. (2007). "The use of functional communication training to reduce pica." The Journal of Speech - Language Pathology and Applied Behavior Analysis. 2007; 1.4-2.1: 25-31.
2007
Valdovinos, M., & Napolitano, D.A. "Brief review of the effects of psychotropic drugs on Reinforcement, Avoidance, punishment, and functional relations." Mexican Journal of Behavior Analysis. 2007; : 27-34.
2007
Valdovinos, M. & Napolitano, D.A. "Translational Implications of the Behavioral Effects of Anticonvulsants for Persons with Developmental Disabilities." National Association for the Dually Diagnosed Bulletin. 2007; .
2006
Napolitano, D. A., Tessing, J. L., McAdam, D. B., Dunleavy, J. J., Cifuni, N. M. "The influence of idiosyncratic antecedent variables on the problem behavior displayed by a person with PDD." Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities. 2006; 18: 295-305.
2006
Tessing JL, Napolitano DA, McAdam DB, DiCesare A, Axelrod S. "The effects of providing access to stimuli following choice making during vocal preference assessments." Journal of applied behavior analysis. 2006 39(4):501-6.
2004 Jan
McAdam DB, Sherman JA, Sheldon JB, Napolitano DA. "Behavioral interventions to reduce the pica of persons with developmental disabilities." Behavior modification. 2004 Jan; 28(1):45-72.
2003 Apr
Marshall BL, Napolitano DA, McAdam DB, Dunleavy III JJ, Tessing JL, Varrell J. "Venlafaxine and increased aggression in a female with autism." Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 2003 Apr; 42(4):383-4.
2003
Yoo JH, Williams DC, Napolitano DA, Peyton RT, Baer DM, Schroeder SR. "Rate-decreasing effects of the atypical neuroleptic risperidone attenuated by conditions of reinforcement in a woman with mental retardation." Journal of applied behavior analysis. 2003 36(2):245-8.
2002 Aug
Valdovinos MG, Napolitano DA, Zarcone JR, Hellings JA, Williams DC, Schroeder SR. "Multimodal evaluation of risperidone for destructive behavior: functional analysis, direct observations, rating scales, and psychiatric impressions." Experimental and clinical psychopharmacology.. 2002 Aug; 10(3):268-75.
2002 Jul
McAdam DB, Zarcone JR, Hellings J, Napolitano DA, Schroeder SR. "Effects of risperidone on aberrant behavior in persons with developmental disabilities: II. Social validity measures." American journal of mental retardation : AJMR.. 2002 Jul; 107(4):261-9.
1999
Napolitano, D.A., Jack, S.L., Sheldon, J. B., Williams, D.C., McAdam, D.B., Schroeder, S. R. "Drug-behavior interactions in persons with mental retardation and developmental disabilities." Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities Research and Reviews. 1999; 5: 322-344. Link
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Valdovinos, M., Napolitano, D. A. "Brief review of the effects of psychotropic drugs on Reinforcement, avoidance, punishment, and functional relations." Mexican Journal of Behavior Analysis.. . Link
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Valdovinos, M. & Napolitano, D.A. (2007). "Translational Implications of the Behavioral Effects of Anticonvulsants for Persons with Developmental Disabilities." National Association for the Dually Diagnosed Bulleting. 10: 23-30.
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Zarcone, J.R.; Napolitano, D. A.; & Valdovinos, M. G. "Measurement of problem behaviour when evaluating medication effects." Journal of Intellectual Disability Research.. .
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Napolitano, DA., Smith T., Zarcone, JR.,Goodkin, K., McAdam DB. "Increasing response diversity in children with autism". Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis. .

Books

2007
Smith T, McAdam D, Napolitano D. "Autism and Applied Behavior Analysis". Autism Spectrum Disorders: Applied Behavior Analysis Evidence &. Sturmey & Fitzer. : PRO-ED, 2007.