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Linda S. Grossman PhD

Linda S. Grossman
  • Professor of Psychology
Contact Information
  • lindag [at]
  • (312) 996-3070
  • Neuropsychiatric Institute (NPI)
    912 S. Wood St.
    Department of Psychiatry (MC 913)
    Chicago IL 60612

Linda S. Grossman, Ph.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist and a Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois College of Medicine. She has served in many leadership positions throughout the years. She had been the Director of Training for the department’s predoctoral internship program in clinical psychology, the Director of the Women’s Mental Health Service, and the Director of Adult Outpatient Psychiatric Services.

Dr. Grossman has conducted extensive research on issues involving the symptoms and longitudinal course of major psychiatric disorders with primary focus on depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and schizoaffective disorders. She also has conducted numerous studies of issues at the interface between psychiatry/psychology and the law. Her work in this area includes a highly comprehensive series of studies on the detection of malingering and denial among various groups of forensic patients. She was honored twice with a national award for her work in this area: the Walter G. Klopfer Award for Distinguished Contribution to the Literature in Personality Assessment. She has testified as an expert witness in a variety of criminal and civil cases, and has ¬provided consultation to a number of organizations including the United States Secret Service, the Cook County Jail, and the criminal justice systems of Cook and Lake counties.

  • Rosen, C.R., Grossman, L.S., Sharma, R.P., Bell, C.C., Mullner, R., Dove, H.W.: Subjective Evaluation of Research Participation by Persons with Mental Illness. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 195:430-435, 2007.

    Grossman, L.S., Harrow, M., Rosen, C., Faull, R: Sex Differences in Outcome and Recovery for Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic and Nonpsychotic Disorders: 5 Followups Over 15 Years. Psychiatric Services, 57(6), 844-850, 2006.

    Harrow, M., Grossman, L.S., Jobe, T.H., Herbener, E.S.: Do Patients with Schizophrenia Ever Show Periods of Recovery? A 15-Year Multi-Followup Study. Schizophrenia Bulletin 31(3), 723-734, 2005 (also translated into Spanish).

    Harrow, M., Grossman, L.S., Herbener, S., Davies, E.: Long-term Outcome in Patients with Schizoaffective Disorders, Schizophrenia, Affective Disorders and Mood-incongruent Psychotic Symptoms: A Ten-Year Followup Study. British Journal of Psychiatry, 177:421-426, 2000.

    Grossman, L.S., Martin, B., Fichtner, C.G.: Are Sex Offenders Treatable? A Research Overview. Psychiatric Services. 50:349-361, 1999.

    Grossman, L.S., Willer, J.K., Miller N., Stovall, J.G., McRae, S.G., Maxwell, S.: Temporal Patterns of Veterans' Psychiatric Service Utilization, Disability Payments, and Cocaine Use. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 29:285-290, 1997.

    Grossman, L.S., Willer, J.K., Stovall, J.G., McRae, S.G., Maxwell S., Nelson R.: Underdiagnosis of PTSD and Substance Use Disorders in Hospitalized Female Veterans? Psychiatric Services. 48:393-395, 1997.

    Grossman, L.S., Harrow, M.: Interactive Behavior in Bipolar Manic Patients and its Link to Thought Disorder. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 37:245-252, 1996.

    Grossman, L.S., Haywood, T.W., Cavanaugh, J.L., Davis, J.M., Lewis, D.A.: State Psychiatric Hospital Patients with Past Arrests for Violent Crimes. Psychiatric Services ¬ ¬46:790-795, 1995.

    Willer, J.K, Grossman, L.S.: A Study of Female Veterans' Mental Health Care Needs Psychiatric Services 46:938-940, 1995.

    Haywood, T.W., Kravitz, H., Grossman, L.S., Cavanaugh, J.L., Davis, J.M., Lewis, D.A.: Predicting the "Revolving Door" Phenomenon Among Patients with Schizo¬phrenic, Schizoaffective, and Affective Disorders. ¬American Journal of Psychia¬try, 152:856-861, 1995.