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Karen Wohlheiter, PhD

Clinical Psychologist

Awards

International Trainee Member in Pain and Child Health
Phi Beta Kappa
Magna Cum Laude President - Psi Chi National Honor Society in Psychology
Departmental Distinguished Scholar Award

Books

Chapters

2008

Wohlheiter, K. & Dixon, L. (2008). Assessment of co-occurring disorders. In K.T. Mueser & D.V. Jeste (Eds.), Clinical handbook of schizophrenia (pp. 125-134). New York, NY: Guilford Press.

2006

Dixon, L., Messias, E., & Wohlheiter, K. (2006). Non-Psychiatric Co-morbid Disorders. In J. Lieberman, S. Stroup & D. Perkins (Eds.), Textbook of Schizophrenia (pp. 383-394). Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Publishers.

 2000

Dixon, L., Wohlheiter, K., & Thompson, D. (2000). Medical management of schizophrenia. In J. Lieberman & R. Murray (Eds.), Comprehensive Care of Schizophrenia (pp. 281-292). London, England: Martin Dunitz Publisher

Original Papers

2013

Wohlheiter, K. & Dahlquist, L. (2013). Interactive Versus Passive Distraction for Acute Pain Management in Young Children: The Role of Selective Attention and Development. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 38, 202-212.

2011

Dickerson, F., Wohlheiter, K., Medoff, D., Fang, L., Kreyenbuhl, J., Goldberg, R., Brown, C. & Dixon, L. (2011). Predictors of quality of life in type 2 diabetes patients with schizophrenia, major mood disorder, and without mental illness. Quality of Life Research, 20, 1419-1425.

Weiss, K., Dahlquist, L., Wohlheiter, K. (2011). The Effects of Interactive and Passive Distraction on Cold Pressor Pain in Preschool-aged Children. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 36, 816-826.

Law, E., Dahlquist, L., Sil, S., Herbert-Jones, L., Weiss, K., Wohlheiter, K., & Horn, S. (2011).Videogame distraction using virtual reality technology for children experiencing cold pressor pain: The role of cognitive processing. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 36, 84-94.

Posters and Presentations

2011

Wohlheiter, K. & Dahlquist, L. (2011, April). Distraction for Pain Management in Young Children: Understanding the Role of Selective Attention and Developmental Predictors. Poster session presented at the meeting of the Society of Pediatric Psychology, San Antonio, TX.

Wohlheiter, K., Curran, J. & Datto, G. (2011, April). Executive functioning performance in adolescent bariatric patients. Poster session presented at the meeting of the Society of Pediatric Psychology, San Antonio, TX.

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