Peter M Bachman, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Contact Details

3811 O'Hara St.

Education & Training

University of California, Los Angeles Clinical Psychology
West Los Angeles VA Healthcare CenterClinical Psychology
University of California, Los Angeles Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human BehaviorClinical Psychology
University of California, Los AngelesClinical Electrophysiology

Current Appointments

Director, The HOPE TEAM Project

Professional Affiliations

Member, Society for Psychopathology Research
Member, International Early Psychosis Association

Research Interests

Prodromal psychosis; Adolescence; Early detection and intervention
Selected Research Publications & Products
  1. Forsyth JK, Bachman P, Mathalon DH, Roach BJ, Ye E, Asarnow RF. Effects of Augmenting N-Methyl-D-Aspartate Receptor Signaling on Working Memory and Experience-Dependent Plasticity in Schizophrenia: An Exploratory Study Using Acute d-cycloserine. Schizophr Bull. 2017 Mar 17. doi: 10.1093/schbul/sbw193. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28338977.
  2. Owens EM, Bachman P, Glahn DC, Bearden CE. Electrophysiological Endophenotypes for Schizophrenia. Harv Rev Psychiatry. 2016 Mar-Apr;24(2):129-47. doi: 10.1097/HRP.0000000000000110. Review. PubMed PMID: 26954597; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4785844.
  3. Forsyth JK, Bachman P, Mathalon DH, Roach BJ, Asarnow RF. Augmenting NMDA receptor signaling boosts experience-dependent neuroplasticity in the adult human brain. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Dec 15;112(50):15331-6. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1509262112. Epub 2015 Nov 30. PubMed PMID: 26621715; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4687562.
  4. Golembo-Smith S, Bachman P, Senturk D, Cannon TD, Bearden CE. Youth-caregiver agreement on clinical high-risk symptoms of psychosis. J Abnorm Child Psychol. 2014 May;42(4):649-58. doi: 10.1007/s10802-013-9809-x. PubMed PMID: 24092494; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4074879.
  5. Jalbrzikowski M, Sugar CA, Zinberg J, Bachman P, Cannon TD, Bearden CE. Coping styles of individuals at clinical high risk for developing psychosis. Early Interv Psychiatry. 2014 Feb;8(1):68-76. doi: 10.1111/eip.12005. Epub 2012 Nov 19. PubMed PMID: 23164368; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3582773.

Clinical Interests

Prodromal psychosis; Early detection and intervention; Psychosocial risk factors

Education Interests

Assessment of prodromal psychosis; Assessment of serious mental illness in children; Cognitive behavioral therapy for psychosis