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Sarah I Pratt, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Assistant Professor of The Dartmouth Institute

The Dartmouth Institute

B.A. Connecticut College
Ph.D. Fordham University

Center For Aging

Contact Information:

105 Pleasant Street
Main Building
Concord NH 03301

Office: see above
Phone: 603-271-8345
Fax: 603-271-5265
Email: Sarah.I.Pratt@dartmouth.edu

Assistant: Skyla Heath
Asst. Phone: 603-271-8344
Asst. Email: Skyla.Heath@dartmouth.edu

Professional Interests:

Developing and evaluating rehabilitative programs to enhance functioning and health in people with serious mental illness.

Selected Publications:


Improved Depressive Symptoms in Adults with Schizophrenia During a Smoking Cessation Attempt with Varenicline and Behavioral Therapy.
Cather C, Hoeppner S, Pachas G, Pratt S, Achtyes E, Cieslak KM, Evins AE
J Dual Diagn. 2017 Jul-Sep;13(3):168-178. doi: 10.1080/15504263.2017.1319585. Epub 2017 Apr 17.
PMID: 28414583

Association Between Cardiovascular Risk and Depressive Symptoms Among People With Serious Mental Illness.
Naslund JA, Aschbrenner KA, Pratt SI, Lohman MC, Scherer EA, McHugo GJ, Marsch LA, Unutzer J, Bartels SJ
J Nerv Ment Dis. 2017 Aug;205(8):634-640. doi: 10.1097/NMD.0000000000000669.
PMID: 28240625

Facilitating Partner Support for Lifestyle Change Among Adults with Serious Mental Illness: A Feasibility Pilot Study.
Aschbrenner KA, Mueser KT, Naslund JA, Gorin AA, Zawacki SA, Pratt SI, Kinney A, Bartels S
Community Ment Health J. 2017 May;53(4):394-404. doi: 10.1007/s10597-017-0100-4. Epub 2017 Feb 7.
PMID: 28176207

Health Promotion for Young Adults With Serious Mental Illness.
Naslund JA, Aschbrenner KA, Scherer EA, Pratt SI, Bartels SJ
Psychiatr Serv. 2017 Feb 1;68(2):137-143. doi: 10.1176/appi.ps.201600091. Epub 2016 Nov 1.
PMID: 27799016

Confirmatory factor analysis of the quality of life scale and new proposed factor structure for the quality of life scale-revised.
Mueser KT, Kim M, Addington J, McGurk SR, Pratt SI, Addington DE
Schizophr Res. 2017 Mar;181:117-123. doi: 10.1016/j.schres.2016.10.018. Epub 2016 Oct 15.
PMID: 27756514

Increasing US health plan coverage for exercise programming in community mental health settings for people with serious mental illness: a position statement from the Society of Behavior Medicine and the American College of Sports Medicine.
Pratt SI, Jerome GJ, Schneider KL, Craft LL, Buman MP, Stoutenberg M, Daumit GL, Bartels SJ, Goodrich DE
Transl Behav Med. 2016 Sep;6(3):478-81. doi: 10.1007/s13142-016-0407-7.
PMID: 27146275

Appeal of electronic cigarettes in smokers with serious mental illness.
Pratt SI, Sargent J, Daniels L, Santos MM, Brunette M
Addict Behav. 2016 Aug;59:30-4. doi: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2016.03.009. Epub 2016 Mar 19.
PMID: 27043170

Health behavior change benefits: Perspectives of Latinos with serious mental illness.
Jimenez DE, Burrows K, Aschbrenner K, Barre LK, Pratt SI, Alegria M, Bartels SJ
Transcult Psychiatry. 2016 Jun;53(3):313-29. doi: 10.1177/1363461516632388. Epub 2016 Feb 12.
PMID: 26873582

Comparison of people with serious mental illness and general population samples enrolled in lifestyle interventions for weight loss.
Naslund JA, Aschbrenner KA, Pratt SI, Bartels SJ
Schizophr Res. 2015 Dec;169(1-3):486-488. doi: 10.1016/j.schres.2015.09.016. Epub 2015 Sep 28.
PMID: 26427918

Lifestyle Intervention for People With Severe Obesity and Serious Mental Illness.
Naslund JA, Aschbrenner KA, Scherer EA, Pratt SI, Wolfe RS, Bartels SJ
Am J Prev Med. 2016 Feb;50(2):145-53. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2015.07.012. Epub 2015 Sep 16.
PMID: 26385164