Adriane Soehner, PhD

Assistant Professor

Department of Psychiatry

3811 O'Hara Street, Room E-1101

Pittsburgh, PA 15213

E: soehneram2@upmc.edu

T:  412-383-8196

F: 412-246-5300


•    BS, Biological Sciences and Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, PA), 2008

•     MA, Psychology, University of California, Berkeley (Berkeley, CA), 2010

•     PhD, Clinical Science, University of California, Berkeley (Berkeley, CA), 2014

•     APA-Accredited Clinical Psychology Internship, Western Psychiatric Institute & Clinic (Pittsburgh, PA), 2013-2014

•     Postdoctoral Fellowship, Clinical Research Training for Psychologists T32, University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA), 2014-2016

•     Postdoctoral Fellowship, Translational Research Training in Sleep Medicine T32, University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA), 2016

Current Research Funding:

•     K01 MH111953: Vulnerability to Bipolar Disorder in Adolescence: Interactions Among Sleep Variability, Familial Risk, and Reward-Control Processes, 2016-2021      https://projectreporter.nih.gov/project_info_description.cfm?aid=9222518&icde=31611794&ddparam=&ddvalue=&ddsub=&cr=1&csb=default&cs=ASC

Selected Publications:


Soehner AM, Bertocci, MA, Manelis A, Bebko G, Ladouceur CD, Graur S, Monk K, Bonar LK, Hickey MB, Axelson D,           Goldstein BI, Goldstein TR, Birmaher B, Phillips ML. Preliminary investigation of the relationships between sleep duration, reward circuitry function, and mood dysregulation in youth offspring of parents with bipolar disorder. J Affect Disord. 2016 Jul 1;205:144-153.

Kay DB, Karim HT, Soehner AM, Hasler BP, Wilckens KA, James JA, Aizenstein HJ, Price JC, Roasrio BL, Kupfer DJ, Germain A, Hall MH, Franzen PL, Nofzinger EA, Buysse DJ. Sleep-Wake Differences in Relative Regional Cerebral Metabolic Rate for Glucose among Patients with Insomnia Compared to Good Sleepers. Sleep. 2016 Oct 1;39(10):1779-1794.

Treatment of Insomnia in Psychiatric Disorders

Harvey AG, Soehner AM, Kaplan KA, Hein K, Lee J, Kanady J, Li D, Rabe-Hesketh S, Ketter TA, Neylan TC, Buysse DJ. Treating insomnia improves mood state, sleep, and functioning in bipolar disorder: a pilot randomized controlled trial. J Consult Clin Psychol. 2015;83(3):564-77.

Harvey AG, Kaplan KA, Soehner A. Interventions for sleep disturbance in bipolar disorder. Sleep Med Clin. 2015 Mar 1;10(1):101-105.

Harvey AG, Bélanger L, Talbot L, Eidelman P, Beaulieu-Bonneau S, Fortier-Brochu É, Ivers H, Lamy M, Hein K, Soehner AM, Mérette C, Morin CM. Comparative efficacy of behavior therapy, cognitive therapy, and cognitive behavior therapy for chronic insomnia: a randomized controlled trial. J Consult Clin Psychol. 2014 Aug;82(4):670-83.

Bélanger L, Harvey AG, Talbot L, Eidelman P, Beaulieu-Bonneau S, Fortier-Brochu É, Ivers H, Lamy M, Hein K, Soehner AM, Mérette C, Morin CM. Impact of Comorbid Anxiety and Depressive Disorders on Treatment Response to Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Insomnia. J Consult Clin Psychol. 2016 Aug; 84(8):659-67.

Harvey AG, Soehner A, Lombrozo T, Bélanger L, Rifkin J, Morin CM. 'Folk theories' about the causes of insomnia. Cognit Ther Res. 2013 Oct 1;37(5). PubMed PMID: 24187398.

Sleep-Circadian Disturbances in Mood Disorders & Related Psychiatric Conditions

Soehner AM, Kaplan KA, Harvey AG. Prevalence and clinical correlates of co-occurring insomnia and hypersomnia symptoms in depression. J Affect Disord. 2014;167:93-7.

Soehner AM, Harvey AG. Prevalence and functional consequences of severe insomnia symptoms in mood and anxiety disorders: results from a nationally representative sample. Sleep. 2012 Oct 1;35(10):1367-75.

Soehner AM, Kaplan KA, Harvey AG. Insomnia comorbid to severe psychiatric illness. Sleep Med Clin. 2013  Sep;8(3):361-371.

Harvey AG, Murray G, Chandler RA, Soehner A. Sleep disturbance as transdiagnostic: consideration of neurobiological mechanisms. Clin Psychol Rev. 2011 Mar;31(2):225-35.

Kanady JC, Soehner AM, Harvey AG. A Retrospective Examination of Sleep Disturbance across the Course of Bipolar Disorder. J Sleep Disord Ther. 2015 Mar 30;4(2).

Asarnow LD, Soehner AM, Harvey AG. Circadian rhythms and psychiatric illness. Curr Opin Psychiatry. 2013 Nov;26(6):566-71.

Asarnow LD, Soehner AM, Harvey AG. Basic sleep and circadian science as building blocks for behavioral interventions: a translational approach for mood disorders. Behav Neurosci. 2014 Jun;128(3):360-70.

Hasler BP, Soehner AM, Clark DB. Circadian rhythms and risk for substance use disorders in adolescence. Curr Opin Psychiatry. 2014 Nov;27(6):460-6.

Hasler BP, Soehner AM, Clark DB. Sleep and circadian contributions to adolescent alcohol use disorder. Alcohol. 2014 Nov 7. pii: S0741-8329(14)20114-5.

Kaplan KA, McGlinchey EL, Soehner A, Gershon A, Talbot LS, Eidelman P, Gruber J, Harvey AG. Hypersomnia subtypes, sleep and relapse in bipolar disorder. Psychol Med. 2014 Dec 17:1-13.

Soehner AM, Kennedy KS, Monk TH. Circadian preference and sleep-wake regularity: associations with self-report sleep parameters in daytime-working adults. Chronobiol Int. 2011 Nov;28(9):802-9.

Monk TH, Burk LR, Klein MH, Kupfer DJ, Soehner AM, Essex MJ. Behavioral circadian regularity at age 1 month predicts anxiety levels during school-age years. Psychiatry Res. 2010 Jul 30;178(2):370-3.

Soehner AM, Kennedy KS, Monk TH. Personality correlates with sleep-wake variables. Chronobiol Int. 2007;24(5):889-903. PubMed PMID: 17994344.