Department of Psychiatry



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Roberts, David L

School of Medicine
(210) 562-5263

Dr. Roberts is a clinical psychologist conducting research on psychosocial treatment and social cognition in psychosis and other mental illnesses. He uses normative models of judgment and decision-making, primarily from social psychology, to understand and enhance community functioning among individuals with mental illnesses. Much of his work has focused on the development and testing of Social Cognition and Interaction Training (SCIT). Dr. Roberts also studies paranoia, delusion, medication adherence, and treatment of early psychosis.

Clinically, Dr. Roberts sees patients in both individual and group psychotherapy. He uses empirically supported behavioral, cognitive, acceptance-based, and narrative approaches. He is experienced in treating adults with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression, anxiety, and relationship distress.

8/2010 - Present Assistant Professor The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Psychiatry, San Antonio, TX

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