Gretchen L Haas, PhD

Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology

Contact Details

3811 O'Hara St.

Education & Training

Clinical Psychology, Wayne State University, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Psychology, Wayne State University, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Clinical Psychology (Child), Children's Hospital of Michigan
Clinical Psychology (Adult), VA Medical Center, Allen Park
Psychoanalysis and Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, Postgraduate Center for Mental Health

Professional Affiliations

Chair, Scientific Council, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Member, American Psychological Association
Member, Society for Biological Psychiatry
Member, Society for Neuroscience
Member, International Early Psychosis Association

Selected Honors & Awards

Research Award for Schizophrenia Research, Levy Foundation Research Award for Schizophrenia Research

Research Interests

Schizophrenia and psychotic disorders; Prodromal indicators of risk for psychosis; Etiology & risk for suicide in psychosis
Selected Research Publications & Products
  1. Horton, L.E., Bridgwater, M.A., Haas, G. L. Emotion recognition and social skills in child and adolescent offspring of parents with schizophrenia. Cogn Neuropsychiatry. In press.
  2. Hill SY, Jones BL, Haas GL. Suicidal ideation and aggression in childhood, genetic variation and young adult depression. J Affect Disord. 2020 Jul 24;276:954-962. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2020.07.049. PMID: 32745832
  3. Horton LE, Smith AA, Haas GL. The nature and timing of social deficits in child and adolescent offspring of parents with schizophrenia: Preliminary evidence for precursors of negative symptoms. Schizophr Res 2014 Oct;159(1):27-30. doi: 10.1016/j.schres.2014.07.007. Epub 2014 Aug 10. PMID: 25112161. PMCID: PMC4243614
  4. Haas GL, Garratt LS, Sweeney JA: Delay to first antipsychotic medication in schizophrenia: Impact on symptomatology and clinical course of illness. J Psychiatr Res May-Aug 1998, 32(3-4):151-9. PMID: 9793868.
  5. Haas GL, Sweeney JA: Premorbid and onset features of first-episode schizophrenia. Schizophr Bull 1992, 18(3):373-86. PMID: 1411328

Clinical Interests

Schizophrenia & psychotic disorders; Premorbid & prodromal indicators of risk; Suicidal behavior in schizophrenia
Selected Clinical Publications & Products
  1. Kasckow, J., Appelt, C., Haas, G., Huegel, S., Fox, L., Gurklis, J. & Daley, D. Development of a recovery manual for suicidal patients with schizophrenia. Schizophr Res, 130(1-3): 287-288,2011. PMID: 21601429
  2. Rubin LH, Haas GL, Keshavan MS, Sweeney JA, Maki PM. Sex difference in cognitive response to antipsychotic treatment in frist-episode schizophrenia. Neuropsychopharm, 33(2):290-7, 2008 Jan. PMID: 17392734; PMCID: PMC4394734; NIHMSID: NIHMS478562
  3. Haas, GL: Psychotherapeutic interventions for recent-onset schizophrenia: A review and guidelines. Prim Care Companion to J Clin Psychiatry Dec 2000, 7(12):63-8.
  4. Haas GL, Glick ID, Clarkin JF, Spencer JH, Lewis AB: Gender and schizophrenia outcome: a clinical trial of an inpatient family intervention. Schizophr Bull 1990, 16(2):277-92. PMID: 2197716
  5. Haas GL, Glick ID, Clarkin JF, Spencer JH, Lewis AB, Peyser J, DeMane N, Good-Ellis M, Harris E, Lestelle V: Inpatient family intervention: a randomized clinical trial. II. Results at hospital discharge. Arch Gen Psychiatry Mar 1988, 45(3):217-24. PMID: 3277578.

Education Interests

Research mentorship; Medical student/resident education; Psychology internship training