Daniel Fulford, PhD
Assistant Professor
Boston University
Dept of Occupational Therapy

PhD, University of Miami

Dr. Fulford’s research centers on the identification and treatment of severe mental illness (e.g., schizophrenia and bipolar disorder), with additional interest in the use of evidence-based behavioral interventions to increase motivation for self-management across a variety of health problems. He uses a biopsychosocial framework to uncover mechanisms involved in human motivation: the drive to set, strive for, and accomplish goals.

In addition to his research pursuits, Dr. Fulford is a licensed clinical psychologist and has contributed to the development and implementation of community-based psychosocial intervention programs for various non-profit agencies. He brings expertise in clinical research of mental illness to help form an invaluable bridge between the Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation and the Occupational Therapy department at Boston University.

02/17/2017 - 12/31/2018 (PI)
NIH/National Institute of Mental Health

Publications listed below are automatically derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and other sources, which might result in incorrect or missing publications. Faculty can login to make corrections and additions.

  1. Orsmond GI, Fulford D. Adult Siblings Who Have a Brother or Sister with Autism: Between-Family and Within-Family Variations in Sibling Relationships. J Autism Dev Disord. 2018 Jul 03. PMID: 29971655.
  2. Fulford D, Campellone T, Gard DE. Social motivation in schizophrenia: How research on basic reward processes informs and limits our understanding. Clin Psychol Rev. 2018 Jul; 63:12-24. PMID: 29870953.
  3. Loewy RL, Corey S, Amirfathi F, Dabit S, Fulford D, Pearson R, Hua JPY, Schlosser D, Stuart BK, Mathalon DH, Vinogradov S. Childhood trauma and clinical high risk for psychosis. Schizophr Res. 2018 May 18.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29779964.
  4. Fulford D, Piskulic D, Addington J, Kane JM, Schooler NR, Mueser KT. Prospective Relationships Between Motivation and Functioning in Recovery After a First Episode of Schizophrenia. Schizophr Bull. 2018 02 15; 44(2):369-377. PMID: 28981811.
  5. Fulford D, Treadway M, Woolley J. Social motivation in schizophrenia: The impact of oxytocin on vigor in the context of social and nonsocial reinforcement. J Abnorm Psychol. 2018 Jan; 127(1):116-128. PMID: 29369669.
  6. Cho H, Gonzalez R, Lavaysse LM, Pence S, Fulford D, Gard DE. Do people with schizophrenia experience more negative emotion and less positive emotion in their daily lives? A meta-analysis of experience sampling studies. Schizophr Res. 2017 May; 183:49-55. PMID: 27881233; DOI: 10.1016/j.schres.2016.11.016;.
  7. Fulford D, Tuot DS, Mangurian C. Electronic Psychiatric Consultation in Primary Care in the Safety Net. Psychiatr Serv. 2016 10 01; 67(10):1160-1161.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27691391.
  8. Woolley JD, Arcuni PA, Stauffer CS, Fulford D, Carson DS, Batki S, Vinogradov S. The effects of intranasal oxytocin in opioid-dependent individuals and healthy control subjects: a pilot study. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2016 Jul; 233(13):2571-80. PMID: 27137199; DOI: 10.1007/s00213-016-4308-8;.
  9. Schlosser DA, Campellone TR, Biagianti B, Delucchi KL, Gard DE, Fulford D, Stuart BK, Fisher M, Loewy RL, Vinogradov S. Modeling the role of negative symptoms in determining social functioning in individuals at clinical high risk of psychosis. Schizophr Res. 2015 Dec; 169(1-3):204-8. PMID: 26530628; DOI: 10.1016/j.schres.2015.10.036;.
  10. Fulford D, Eisner LR, Johnson SL. Differentiating risk for mania and borderline personality disorder: The nature of goal regulation and impulsivity. Psychiatry Res. 2015 Jun 30; 227(2-3):347-52. PMID: 25892256; DOI: 10.1016/j.psychres.2015.02.001;.
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