Frederick Cassidy, MD


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Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Department / Division:
Psychiatry / Brain Stimulation and Neurophysiology
John Umstead Hospital
1003 12th Street
Butner, NC 27509
Office Telephone:
(919) 575-7801
  • MD, Vanderbilt University, 1988
Representative Publications:
  • Ahearn, EP; Speer, MC; Chen, YT; Steffens, DC; Cassidy, F; Van Meter, S; Provenzale, JM; Weisler, RH; Krishnan, KR. Investigation of Notch3 as a candidate gene for bipolar disorder using brain hyperintensities as an endophenotype. American Journal of Medical Genetics Part A. 2002;114:652-658.  Abstract
  • Belanoff, JK; Rothschild, AJ; Cassidy, F; DeBattista, C; Baulieu, EE; Schold, C; Schatzberg, AF. An open label trial of C-1073 (mifepristone) for psychotic major depression. Biological Psychiatry. 2002;52:386-392.  Abstract
  • Cassidy, F; Ahearn, EP; Carroll, BJ. Symptom profile consistency in recurrent manic episodes. Comprehensive Psychiatry. 2002;43:179-181.  Abstract
  • Cassidy, F; Carroll, BJ. Hypocholesterolemia during mixed manic episodes. European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience. 2002;252:110-114.  Abstract
  • Cassidy, F; Carroll, BJ. Seasonal variation of mixed and pure episodes of bipolar disorder. Journal of Affective Disorders. 2002;68:25-31.  Abstract
  • Cassidy, F; Carroll, BJ. Vascular risk factors in late onset mania. Psychological Medicine. 2002;32:359-362.  Abstract
  • Cassidy, F; McEvoy, JP; Yang, YK; Wilson, WH. Smoking and psychosis in patients with bipolar I disorder. Comprehensive Psychiatry. 2002;43:63-64.  Abstract
  • Cassidy, F; Wilson, WH; Carroll, BJ. Leukocytosis and hypoalbuminemia in mixed bipolar states: evidence for immune activation. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica. 2002;105:60-64.  Abstract
  • Ahearn, EP; Cassidy, F; Kelley, L; Weisler, RH; Carroll, BJ. Dimensions of self-rated mood in depressed, manic, and normal subjects. Comprehensive Psychiatry. 2001;42:196-201.  Abstract
  • Ahearn, EP; Jamison, KR; Steffens, DC; Cassidy, F; Provenzale, JM; Lehman, A; Weisler, RH; Carroll, BJ; Krishnan, KR. MRI correlates of suicide attempt history in unipolar depression. Biological Psychiatry. 2001;50:266-270.  Abstract
  • Cassidy, F; Ahearn, E; Carroll, BJ. A prospective study of inter-episode consistency of manic and mixed subtypes of bipolar disorder. Journal of Affective Disorders. 2001;67:181-185.  Abstract
  • Cassidy, F; Ahearn, EP; Carroll, BJ. Substance abuse in bipolar disorder. Bipolar Disorders. 2001;3:181-188.  Abstract
  • Cassidy, F; Carroll, BJ. Frequencies of signs and symptoms in mixed and pure episodes of mania: implications for the study of manic episodes. Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology & Biological Psychiatry. 2001;25:659-665.  Abstract
  • Cassidy, F; Carroll, BJ. The clinical epidemiology of pure and mixed manic episodes. Bipolar Disorders. 2001;3:35-40.  Abstract
  • Cassidy, F; McEvoy, JP; Yang, YK; Wilson, WH. Insight is greater in mixed than in pure manic episodes of bipolar I disorder. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease. 2001;189:398-399.  Abstract
  • Cassidy, F; Pieper, CF; Carroll, BJ. Subtypes of mania determined by grade of membership analysis. Neuropsychopharmacology (Nature). 2001;25:373-383.  Abstract
  • Veldhuis, JD; Iranmanesh, A; Naftolowitz, D; Tatham, N; Cassidy, F; Carroll, BJ. Corticotropin secretory dynamics in humans under low glucocorticoid feedback. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 2001;86:5554-5563.  Abstract
  • Cassidy, F; Ahearn, E; Murry, E; Forest, K; Carroll, BJ. Diagnostic depressive symptoms of the mixed bipolar episode. Psychological Medicine. 2000;30:403-411.  Abstract
  • Cassidy, F; Ritchie, JC; Verghese, K; Carroll, BJ. Dexamethasone metabolism in dexamethasone suppression test suppressors and nonsuppressors. Biological Psychiatry. 2000;47:677-680.  Abstract
  • Cassidy, F; Ahearn, E; Carroll, BJ. Elevated frequency of diabetes mellitus in hospitalized manic-depressive patients. American Journal of Psychiatry. 1999;156:1417-1420.  Abstract
  • Ahearn, EP; Steffens, DC; Cassidy, F; Van Meter, SA; Provenzale, JM; Seldin, MF; Weisler, RH; Krishnan, KR. Familial leukoencephalopathy in bipolar disorder. American Journal of Psychiatry. 1998;155:1605-1607.  Abstract
  • Cassidy, F; Forest, K; Murry, E; Carroll, BJ. A factor analysis of the signs and symptoms of mania. Archives of General Psychiatry. 1998;55:27-32.  Abstract
  • Cassidy, F; Murry, E; Carroll, BJ. Tryptophan depletion in recently manic patients treated with lithium. Biological Psychiatry. 1998;43:230-232.  Abstract
  • Cassidy, F; Murry, E; Forest, K; Carroll, BJ. Signs and symptoms of mania in pure and mixed episodes. Journal of Affective Disorders. 1998;50:187-201.  Abstract
  • Cassidy, F; Ritchie, JC; Carroll, BJ. Plasma dexamethasone concentration and cortisol response during manic episodes. Biological Psychiatry. 1998;43:747-754.  Abstract
  • Cassidy, F; Murry, E; Forest, K; Carroll, BJ. The performance of DSM-III-R major depression criteria in the diagnosis of bipolar mixed states. Journal of Affective Disorders. 1997;46:79-81.  Abstract
  • Cassidy, F; Murry, E; Weiner, RD; Carroll, BJ. Lack of relapse with tryptophan depletion following successful treatment with ECT. American Journal of Psychiatry. 1997;154:1151-1152.  Abstract
  • Bajaj, AK; Kopelman, HA; Wikswo, JP; Cassidy, F; Woosley, RL; Roden, DM. Frequency- and orientation-dependent effects of mexiletine and quinidine on conduction in the intact dog heart. Circulation. 1987;75:1065-1073.  Abstract
  • Wilkens, JH; Wilkens, H; Elger, B; Cassidy, F; Caspary, L; Creutzig, A; Frölich, JC. Cardiac and microcirculatory effects of different doses of prostaglandin E1 in man. European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology. 1987;33:133-137.  Abstract
  • Cannon, PJ; Maudsley, AA; Hilal, SK; Simon, HE; Cassidy, F. Sodium nuclear magnetic resonance imaging of myocardial tissue of dogs after coronary artery occlusion and reperfusion. JACC - Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 1986;7:573-579.  Abstract