Somer Bishop, PhD



Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
401 Parnassus Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 476-7500
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STAR Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders and Neurodevelopmental Disorders
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San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 502-3500
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More about Somer Bishop


University of Michigan School of Psychology 2006


University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics,

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Havdahl KA, Bishop SL, Surén P, Øyen AS, Lord C, Pickles A, von Tetzchner S, Schjølberg S, Gunnes N, Hornig M, Lipkin WI, Susser E, Bresnahan M, Magnus P, Stenberg N, Reichborn-Kjennerud T, Stoltenberg C. The influence of parental concern on the utility of autism diagnostic instruments. Autism Res. 2017 Oct; 10(10):1672-1686.
  2. Havdahl KA, Bal VH, Huerta M, Pickles A, Øyen AS, Stoltenberg C, Lord C, Bishop SL. Dr. Havdahl et al. reply. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2017 Jul; 56(7):619-620.
  3. Weiner DJ, Wigdor EM, Ripke S, Walters RK, Kosmicki JA, Grove J, Samocha KE, Goldstein JI, Okbay A, Bybjerg-Grauholm J, Werge T, Hougaard DM, Taylor J. Polygenic transmission disequilibrium confirms that common and rare variation act additively to create risk for autism spectrum disorders. Nat Genet. 2017 Jul; 49(7):978-985.
  4. Georgiades S, Bishop SL, Frazier T. Editorial Perspective: Longitudinal research in autism - introducing the concept of 'chronogeneity'. J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2017 May; 58(5):634-636.
  5. Jamison R, Bishop SL, Huerta M, Halladay AK. The clinician perspective on sex differences in autism spectrum disorders. Autism. 2017 Aug; 21(6):772-784.
  6. Havdahl KA, Hus Bal V, Lord C, Pickles A, Bishop SL. In Reply. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2017 Apr; 56(4):355-357.
  7. Hwang S, Kim YS, Koh YJ, Bishop S, Leventhal BL. Discrepancy in perception of bullying experiences and later internalizing and externalizing behavior: A prospective study. Aggress Behav. 2017 Sep; 43(5):493-502.
  8. Bishop SL, Farmer C, Bal V, Robinson EB, Willsey AJ, Werling DM, Havdahl KA, Sanders SJ, Thurm A. Identification of Developmental and Behavioral Markers Associated With Genetic Abnormalities in Autism Spectrum Disorder. Am J Psychiatry. 2017 06 01; 174(6):576-585.
  9. Alvarez-Fernandez S, Brown HR, Zhao Y, Raithel JA, Bishop SL, Kern SB, Lord C, Petkova E, Di Martino A. Perceived social support in adults with autism spectrum disorder and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Autism Res. 2017 May; 10(5):866-877.
  10. Adams R, Taylor J, Duncan A, Bishop S. Peer Victimization and Educational Outcomes in Mainstreamed Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). J Autism Dev Disord. 2016 11; 46(11):3557-3566.
  11. Lounds Taylor J, Adams RE, Bishop SL. Social participation and its relation to internalizing symptoms among youth with autism spectrum disorder as they transition from high school. Autism Res. 2017 Apr; 10(4):663-672.
  12. Havdahl KA, Hus Bal V, Huerta M, Pickles A, Øyen AS, Stoltenberg C, Lord C, Bishop SL. Multidimensional Influences on Autism Symptom Measures: Implications for Use in Etiological Research. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2016 Dec; 55(12):1054-1063.e3.
  13. Newschaffer CJ, Schriver E, Berrigan L, Landa R, Stone WL, Bishop S, Burkom D, Golden A, Ibanez L, Kuo A, Lakes KD, Messinger DS, Paterson S, Warren ZE. Development and validation of a streamlined autism case confirmation approach for use in epidemiologic risk factor research in prospective cohorts. Autism Res. 2017 Mar; 10(3):485-501.
  14. Bal VH, Katz T, Bishop SL, Krasileva K. Understanding definitions of minimally verbal across instruments: evidence for subgroups within minimally verbal children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder. J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2016 Dec; 57(12):1424-1433.
  15. Bishop SL, Huerta M, Gotham K, Alexandra Havdahl K, Pickles A, Duncan A, Hus Bal V, Croen L, Lord C. The autism symptom interview, school-age: A brief telephone interview to identify autism spectrum disorders in 5-to-12-year-old children. Autism Res. 2017 Jan; 10(1):78-88.
  16. Bone D, Bishop SL, Black MP, Goodwin MS, Lord C, Narayanan SS. Use of machine learning to improve autism screening and diagnostic instruments: effectiveness, efficiency, and multi-instrument fusion. J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2016 08; 57(8):927-37.
  17. Bishop SL, Veenstra-VanderWeele J, Sanders SJ. Attention Finally Being Paid to Girls at Risk of Autism. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2016 Mar; 55(3):159-60.
  18. Bishop SL, Thurm A, Farmer C, Lord C. Autism Spectrum Disorder, Intellectual Disability, and Delayed Walking. Pediatrics. 2016 Mar; 137(3):e20152959.
  19. Grzadzinski R, Dick C, Lord C, Bishop S. Parent-reported and clinician-observed autism spectrum disorder (ASD) symptoms in children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): implications for practice under DSM-5. Mol Autism. 2016; 7:7.
  20. Bishop SL, Havdahl KA, Huerta M, Lord C. Subdimensions of social-communication impairment in autism spectrum disorder. J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2016 08; 57(8):909-16.

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