Dr. Andrea J.Bergman
B.S., Ph.D.Associate Professor
Dr. Bergman received her bachelor’s degree in 1984 from
Cornell University, where she majored in Human Development and
Family Studies. She went on to receive her Ph.D. in clinical
psychology (child track) from Emory University in 1989 after
she completed an APA approved internship in child clinical at
the University of Alabama at Birmingham – Medical Consortium.
After receiving her Ph.D., she worked at Elmhurst Hospital Center
and Mount Sinai Hospital as a senior psychologist for the
schizophrenia research unit. In 1992 she joined the faculty
in the psychology department at St. John’s University as an
Assistant Professor, and was awarded tenure and promotion to
Associate Professor in 1998.
Dr. Bergman’s research interests are focused on
developmental psychopathology with specific interests in the
development and role of cognitive dysfunctions in conditions such
as schizophrenia spectrum disorders, personality disorders, and
attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). She is also
interested in phenomenology and comorbidity in
psychopathology. Currently, she is involved in a project
examining the relationship between ADHD and substance use in young
Shaw, B., Popali-Lehane, L., Chaplin, W., & Bergman,
A. Adjustment, social skills, and self-esteem in college
students diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity
disorder. Submitted for publication.
Serper, M. and Bergman, A. (2003). Psychotic
Violence: Methods, Motives, Madness. Madison,
Conn: Psychosocial Press.
Bergman, A., Silverman, J., Harvey, P., Smith, C., & Siever,
L. (2000). Schizotypal symptoms in the relatives of schizophrenic
patients: An empirical analysis of the factor
structure. Schizophrenia Bulletin 26(3).
Serper, M., Bergman, A., Copersino, M., Richarme, D., Allen, M.,
& Cancro, R. (2000). Memory impairment in cocaine
abusing schizophrenic patients. Psychiatry Research,
Bergman, A., Harvey, P., Roitman, S., Mohs, R., Marder, D.,
Silverman, J., & Siever, L. (1998). Verbal learning and
memory in schizotypal personality disorder. Schizophrenia
Bulletin, 24(4), 635-641.
Bergman, A., Wolfson, M., & Walker, E. (1997).
Neuromotor functioning and behavior problems in children at risk
for psychopathology. Journal of Abnormal Child
Roitman, S., Cornblatt, B., Bergman, A., Obuchowski, M.,
Mitropoulou, B., Keefe, R., Silverman, J., & Siever, L.
(1997). Attentional functioning in schizotypal personality
disorder. American Journal of Psychiatry, 154,
Bergman, A., Harvey, P., Mitropoulou, V., Aronson, A., Marder,
D., Silverman, J., Trestmen, R., & Siever, L. (1996). The
factor structure of schizotypal symptoms in a clinical
population. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 22, 501-509.
Bergman, A., & Walker, E. (1995). The relationship
between cognitive functions and behavioral deviance in children at
risk for psychopathology. Journal of Child Psychology and
Psychiatry, 36, 265-278.
Bergman, A., O'Brien, J., Osgood, G., & Cornblatt, B.
(1995). Distractibility in schizophrenia. Psychiatry
Research, 57, 131-140.