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Matthew Hoptman, Ph.D.

Matthew Hoptman, Ph.D.

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Dr. Matthew Hoptman is a Research Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at NYU School of Medicine, and also an Associate Adjunct Professor, Department of Psychology, at City University of New York, New York. He is an experimental neuropsychologist and neuroimager who has been studying aggression and impulsivity for the past 20 years using multiple imaging methods, including MRI, EEG, and neuromodulation.

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Hoptman MJ Impulsivity and aggression in schizophrenia: A neural circuitry perspective with implications for treatment, CNS Spectrums 20(3), 280-286.

Hoptman MJ, Antonius D, Mauro CJ, Parker EM, & Javitt DC. Cortical thinning, functional connectivity, and mood-related impulsivity in schizophrenia:  relationship to aggressive attitudes and behavior, American Journal of Psychiatry 171, 939-948.

Nolan KA, D’Angelo D, & Hoptman MJ. (2011). Self-report and laboratory measures of impulsivity in patients with schizophrenia and healthy controls, Psychiaty Research 187, 301-303.

Hoptman MJ, D’Angelo D, Catalano D, Mauro CJ, Shehzad ZE, Kelly AMC, Castellanos FX, Javitt DC, & Milham MP. (2010). Amygdalofrontal functional disconnectivity and aggression in schizophrenia, Schizophrenia Bulletin 36(5), 1020-1028.

Hoptman MJ, Yates KF, Patalinjug MB, Wack RC, & Convit A (1999).  Clinical prediction of violence among male psychiatric patients in a maximum security setting, Psychiatric Services 50(11), 1461-1466.