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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:


Incentivizing healthy lifestyle behaviors to reduce cardiovascular risk in people with serious mental illness: An equipoise randomized controlled trial of the wellness incentives program.
Pratt SI, Brunette MF, Wolfe R, Scherer EA, Xie H, Bartels S, Ferron JC, Capuchino K
Contemp Clin Trials. 2019 Jun;81:1-10. doi: 10.1016/j.cct.2019.04.005. Epub 2019 Apr 13.
PMID: 30991110

Attitudes about smoking cessation treatment, intention to quit, and cessation treatment utilization among young adult smokers with severe mental illnesses.
Brunette MF, Ferron JC, Aschbrenner KA, Pratt SI, Geiger P, Kosydar S
Addict Behav. 2019 Feb;89:248-255. doi: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2018.09.028. Epub 2018 Sep 25.
PMID: 30343187

Implementation of a Lifestyle Intervention for People With Serious Mental Illness in State-Funded Mental Health Centers.
Bartels SJ, Aschbrenner KA, Pratt SI, Naslund JA, Scherer EA, Zubkoff L, Cohen MJ, Williams GE, Wolfe RS, Jue K, Brunette MF
Psychiatr Serv. 2018 Jun 1;69(6):664-670. doi: 10.1176/appi.ps.201700368. Epub 2018 Apr 2.
PMID: 29606077

Randomized Trial of Interventions for Smoking Cessation Among Medicaid Beneficiaries With Mental Illness.
Brunette MF, Pratt SI, Bartels SJ, Scherer EA, Sigmon SC, Ferron JC, Santos M, Williams GE, Kosydar S, Wolfe RS, Lotz D, Capuchino K
Psychiatr Serv. 2018 Mar 1;69(3):274-280. doi: 10.1176/appi.ps.201700245. Epub 2017 Nov 15.
PMID: 29137560

One size doesn't fit all: A trial of individually tailored skills training.
Pratt SI, Mueser KT, Wolfe R, Santos MM, Bartels SJ
Psychiatr Rehabil J. 2017 Dec;40(4):380-386. doi: 10.1037/prj0000261. Epub 2017 Jun 12.
PMID: 28604015

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

Characteristics and Predictors of Intention to use Cessation Treatment among Smokers with Schizophrenia: Young Adults Compared to Older Adults.
Brunette MF, Feiron JC, Aschbrenner K, Colctti D, Devitt T, Greene MA, Harrington A, MoHugo GC, Pratt S, Robinson D, Williams J, Xie H
J Subst Abus Alcohol. 2017;5(1) pii: 1055. Epub 2017 Mar 23.
PMID: 29881770

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

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