Program Staff Publications

First Author (By Year of Publication)

Constantine, R.J., Andel, R., McPherson, M., Tandon, R. (2017). Is the risk of antipsychotic polypharmacy discontinuation dependent on the agents used? Psychiatry Research, doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2017.09.050

Lee, B.S., McIntyre, R.S., Gentle, J.E., Park, N.S., Chiriboga, D.A., Lee, Y., Singh, S., McPherson, M. (2017). A computational algorithm for personalized medicine in schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research, doi: 10.1016/j.schres.2017.05.001

Constantine, R.J., Andel, R., McPherson, M., Tandon, R. (2015) The risks and benefits of switching patients with schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder from two to one antipsychotic medication: A randomized controlled trial. Schizophrenia Research, 166, 194-200.

Constantine, R., Bengtson, M. A., Murphy, T., McPherson, M., Andel, R., Jones, M. E., & Donaldson-Guenther, C. (2012). Impact of the Florida Medicaid Prior-Authorization Program on Use of Antipsychotics by Children Under Age Six. Psychiatric Services, 63(12), 1257-1260.

Constantine, R. J., McPherson, M. A., Jones, M. E., Tandon, R., & Becker, E. R. (2012). Improving Psychotherapeutic Medication Prescribing in Florida: Implementation of the Florida Medicaid Drug Therapy Management Program (MDTMP). Community Mental Health Journal, 1-12.

Constantine, R. J., Tandon, R., McPherson, M., & Andel, R. (2011). Early diagnoses and psychotherapeutic medication treatment experiences of a cohort of children under 6 years old who received antipsychotic treatment in Florida's Medicaid program. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology, 21(1), 79-84.

Constantine, R. J., Jentz, S., Bengtson, M., McPherson, M., Andel, R., & Jones, M. B. (2011). Exposure to antipsychotic medications over a 4-year period among children who initiated antipsychotic treatment before their sixth birthday. Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety, 21(2), 152-160.

Constantine, R. J., Robst, J., Andel, R., & Teague, G. (2011). The impact of mental health services on arrests of offenders with a serious mental illness. Law and Human Behavior, 36, 170-176.

Constantine, R. J., Boaz, T., & Tandon, R. (2010). Antipsychotic polypharmacy in the treatment of children and adolescents in the fee-for-service component of a large state medicaid program. Clinical Therapeutics, 32(5), 949-959.

Constantine, R. J., Petrila, J., Andel, R., Givens, E. M., Becker, M., Robst, J., & Howe, A. (2010). Arrest trajectories of adult offenders with a serious mental illness. Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, 16(4), 319.

Constantine, R., Andel, R., Petrila, J., Becker, M., Robst, J., Teague, G., & Howe, A. (2010). Characteristics and experiences of adults with a serious mental illness who were involved in the criminal justice system. Psychiatric Services, 61(5), 451-457.

Constantine, R. J., Robst, R., & Howe, A. (2010). PMH 22 The impact of outpatient mental health services on re-arrests among groups of individuals with a serious mental illness in two urban counties, on in Florida and one in Texas. Value in Health, 13(3), A108.

Constantine, R. J., Andel, R., & Tandon, R. (2010). Trends in adult antipsychotic polypharmacy: Progress and challenges in Florida's Medicaid program. Community Mental Health Journal, 46(6), 523-530.

Constantine, R., & Tandon, R. (2008). Changing trends in pediatric antipsychotic use in Florida's Medicaid program. Psychiatric Services, 59(10), 1162-1168.


McIntyre, R.S., Suppes, T., Tandon, R., Ostacher, M.J. (2017). Florida best practice psychotherapeutic medication guidelines for adults with major depressive disorder. J Clin Psychiatry; 78(6): 703-713.

Wei, Y., Liu, X., Rao, N., McPherson, M., Jones, M., Bussing, R., Winterstein, A.G. (2017). Physical health outcomes in preschoolers with prior authorization for antipsychotics. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology, doi: 10.1089/cap.2017.0006

Ostacher, M.J., Tandon, R., & Suppes, T. (2015). Florida best practice psychotherapeutic medication guidelines for adults with bipolar disorder: A novel, practical, patient-centered guide for clinicians. J Clin Psychiatry, e1-e7.

Becker, M. A., Andel, R., Boaz, T., & Constantine, R. (2011). Gender Differences and Risk of Arrest Among Offenders with Serious Mental Illness. The Journal of Behavioral Health Services and Research, 38(1), 16-28.

Boaz, T. L., Constantine, R. J., Robst, J., Becker, M. A., & Howe, A. M. (2011). Risperidone long-acting therapy prescribing patterns and their impact on early discontinuation of treatment in a large Medicaid population. The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 72(8), 1079.

Robst, J. M., Constantine, R., & Petrila, J. (2011). Association of Involuntary Psychiatric Examination With Probability of Arrest of People With Serious Mental Illness. Psychiatric Services, 62(9), 1060-1065.

Robst, J., Constantine, R., Andel, R., Boaz, T., & Howe, A. (2011). Factors related to criminal justice expenditure trajectories for adults with serious mental illness. Criminal Behaviour and Mental Health, 21(5), 350-362.

Petrila, J., Andel, R., Constantine, R., & Robst, J. (2010). Public Expenditures Related to the Criminal Justice System and to Services for Arrestees With a Serious Mental Illness. Psychiatric Services, 61(5), 516-519.

Petrila, J., Constantine, R. J., Andel, R., & Robst, J. (2010). Publicly funded criminal justice and service-related expenditures of arrestees with a serious mental illness in a large urban county in Florida. Psychiatric Services, 61, 516-1035.

Robst, J., Constantine, R., Boaz, T., Andel, R., Teague, G., Becker, M., & Howe, A. (2010). Short-Term Impact of Preferred Drug List Changes on Health Care Use and Medicaid Costs: Injectable Risperidone. Psychiatric Services, 61(9), 937-939.

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