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Investigator Profile

Snežana Urošević, PhD

Positions
Clinician Investigator Team Program Manager, Minneapolis VA
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, University of Minnesota
Education
BA, MS, PhD University of Wisconsin-Madison
Contact Information
snezana.urosevic@va.gov
Research Interests
The major focus of Dr. Urošević's program of research is investigating neural and behavioral abnormalities that contribute to the etiology and prediction of prospective illness course in bipolar disorders (BD) across the lifespan. In her studies of BD, she has used a variety of methodologies (self-report, behavioral tasks, electroencephalography (EEG), functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI)) to examine the effects of behavioral approach system (BAS) dysregulation on prospective bipolar symptoms/episodes in adults with BD using longitudinal study designs with prospective interview-based clinical assessments. As part of her NIMH K01 Career Development Award, Dr. Urošević investigated developmental changes in reward/BAS and cognitive control system’s neurobehavioral functioning in a large sample of adolescents with BD and typically developing adolescents. More recently, Dr. Urošević expanded her research into areas of aging and mHealth. For example, she examined steeper aging-related declines in these reward and cognitive control dimensions among older Veterans with BD compared to older Veterans without major mental disorders using neuropsychological measures. Dr. Urošević is also the PI for the VA RR&D SPiRE project (I21 RX003298) assessing prospective changes in social engagement, suicidality, and bipolar symptoms using digital phenotyping methods.
Publications
Full bibliography on PubMed
VA Research Topics
Mental Health; Behavioral Sciences
MeSH Key Words
Adolescent, Adult, Aging, Bipolar Disorder, Brain, Cognition, Comorbidity, Cyclothymic Disorder, Emotions, Executive Functioning, Humans, Longitudinal Studies, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Motivation, Personality, Prospective Studies, Psychopathology, Reward, Substance-Related Disorders
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