Kenneth A Kobak

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Site versus centralized raters in a clinical depression trial: impact on patient selection and placebo response
    Kenneth A Kobak
    MedAvante, Inc, Madison, WI 53719, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 30:193-7. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint A novel approach to rater training and certification in multinational trials
    Elizabeth Jeglic
    MedAvante Research Institute, Ganser Way, Madison, Wisconsin 53719, USA
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 22:187-91. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Face-to-face versus remote administration of the Montgomery-Asberg Depression Rating Scale using videoconference and telephone
    Kenneth A Kobak
    MedAvante Research Institute, MedAvante Inc, Madison, Wisconsin 53719, USA
    Depress Anxiety 25:913-9. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Sources of unreliability in depression ratings
    Kenneth A Kobak
    MedAvante Research Institute, Madison, WI, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 29:82-5. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Enriched rater training using Internet based technologies: a comparison to traditional rater training in a multi-site depression trial
    Kenneth A Kobak
    MedAvante Inc, 7601 Ganser Way, Madison, WI 53717, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 40:192-9. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint A new approach to rater training and certification in a multicenter clinical trial
    Kenneth A Kobak
    MedAvante Inc, 7601 Ganser Way, Madison, WI 53719, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 25:407-12. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Rating the raters: assessing the quality of Hamilton rating scale for depression clinical interviews in two industry-sponsored clinical drug trials
    Nina Engelhardt
    MedAvante, Inc MedAvante, Ewing, NJ, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 26:71-4. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint PANSS rater training using Internet and videoconference: results from a pilot study
    Kenneth A Kobak
    MedAvante, Inc, 7601 Ganser Way, Madison, WI 53719, USA
    Schizophr Res 92:63-7. 2007
  9. pmc Web-based therapist training on cognitive behavior therapy for anxiety disorders: a pilot study
    Kenneth A Kobak
    Center for Telepsychology, Madison, WI 53717, USA
    Psychotherapy (Chic) 50:235-47. 2013
  10. pmc A web-based tutorial for parents of young children with autism: results from a pilot study
    Kenneth A Kobak
    Center for Psychological Consultation, Madison, Wisconsin 53717, USA
    Telemed J E Health 17:804-8. 2011

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Site versus centralized raters in a clinical depression trial: impact on patient selection and placebo response
    Kenneth A Kobak
    MedAvante, Inc, Madison, WI 53719, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 30:193-7. 2010
    ..Findings suggest that the use of centralized raters could significantly change the study sample in a major depressive disorder trial and lead to significantly less change in mood ratings among those randomized to placebo...
  2. ncbi request reprint A novel approach to rater training and certification in multinational trials
    Elizabeth Jeglic
    MedAvante Research Institute, Ganser Way, Madison, Wisconsin 53719, USA
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 22:187-91. 2007
    ..25 to 11.31, P=0.003. These results support the efficacy of this applied training model in improving raters' applied clinical skills in multinational trials...
  3. ncbi request reprint Face-to-face versus remote administration of the Montgomery-Asberg Depression Rating Scale using videoconference and telephone
    Kenneth A Kobak
    MedAvante Research Institute, MedAvante Inc, Madison, Wisconsin 53719, USA
    Depress Anxiety 25:913-9. 2008
    ..Comparability of the administration mode allows for remote assessment of patients in both research and clinical applications...
  4. doi request reprint Sources of unreliability in depression ratings
    Kenneth A Kobak
    MedAvante Research Institute, Madison, WI, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 29:82-5. 2009
    ..We videotaped and transcribed 30 pairs of interviews to examine the most common sources of rater unreliability...
  5. ncbi request reprint Enriched rater training using Internet based technologies: a comparison to traditional rater training in a multi-site depression trial
    Kenneth A Kobak
    MedAvante Inc, 7601 Ganser Way, Madison, WI 53717, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 40:192-9. 2006
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  6. ncbi request reprint A new approach to rater training and certification in a multicenter clinical trial
    Kenneth A Kobak
    MedAvante Inc, 7601 Ganser Way, Madison, WI 53719, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 25:407-12. 2005
    ..00 to 11.00, P = 0.033. Three raters failed all 3 attempts and were excluded from the study. Results support the efficacy of the approach in improving both conceptual knowledge and applied interviewing skill...
  7. ncbi request reprint Rating the raters: assessing the quality of Hamilton rating scale for depression clinical interviews in two industry-sponsored clinical drug trials
    Nina Engelhardt
    MedAvante, Inc MedAvante, Ewing, NJ, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 26:71-4. 2006
    ..We evaluated the quality of Hamilton Rating Scale for Depression (HAM-D) clinical interviews performed at baseline in 2 similar multicenter, randomized, placebo-controlled depression trials sponsored by 2 pharmaceutical companies...
  8. ncbi request reprint PANSS rater training using Internet and videoconference: results from a pilot study
    Kenneth A Kobak
    MedAvante, Inc, 7601 Ganser Way, Madison, WI 53719, USA
    Schizophr Res 92:63-7. 2007
    ..The use of these technologies allows for training to be more effectively delivered to diverse sites in multi-center trials, and for evaluation of raters' applied clinical skills, an area that has previously been overlooked...
  9. pmc Web-based therapist training on cognitive behavior therapy for anxiety disorders: a pilot study
    Kenneth A Kobak
    Center for Telepsychology, Madison, WI 53717, USA
    Psychotherapy (Chic) 50:235-47. 2013
    ..Utilization of CBT by trainees increased after training. Results support the acceptability and effectiveness of this Web-based approach to training...
  10. pmc A web-based tutorial for parents of young children with autism: results from a pilot study
    Kenneth A Kobak
    Center for Psychological Consultation, Madison, Wisconsin 53717, USA
    Telemed J E Health 17:804-8. 2011
    ..To bridge this gap, we evaluated a Web-based parent training tutorial (Enhancing Interactions), based on evidence-based practices and utilizing the Web-based platform to maximize learning...
  11. ncbi request reprint A comparison of face-to-face and remote assessment of inter-rater reliability on the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale via videoconferencing
    Kenneth A Kobak
    MedAvante Inc, 7601 Ganser Way, Madison, WI 53719, United States
    Psychiatry Res 158:99-103. 2008
    ..88). The mean Hamilton Depression Rating Scale (HAMD) scores obtained were not significantly different. There appears to be no loss of signal using remote methods of calibration compared with traditional face-to-face methods...
  12. pmc Web-based training in early autism screening: results from a pilot study
    Kenneth A Kobak
    Center for Psychological Consultation, Madison, Wisconsin 53717, USA
    Telemed J E Health 17:640-4. 2011
    ..This study evaluated the efficacy and acceptability of Web-based training of the STAT as a means of increasing accessibility to this training...
  13. ncbi request reprint A comparison of face-to-face and videoconference administration of the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale
    Kenneth A Kobak
    Research Training Associates and MedAvante, Madison, Wisconsin 53719, USA
    J Telemed Telecare 10:231-5. 2004
    ..The study shows the psychometric equivalence of remote and face-to-face HAMD administration...
  14. ncbi request reprint Development of a standardized training program for the Hamilton Depression Scale using internet-based technologies: results from a pilot study
    Kenneth A Kobak
    Research Training Associates, Madison, WI 53719, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 37:509-15. 2003
    ..97, P<0.0001. Results support the feasibility of this methodology for improving rater training. An NIMH funded study is currently underway examining this methodology in a multi-site trial...
  15. ncbi request reprint Behavior therapy for obsessive-compulsive disorder guided by a computer or by a clinician compared with relaxation as a control
    John H Greist
    Healthcare Technology Systems, and the University of Wisconsin, Madison, 53717, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 63:138-45. 2002
    ..This study compared the value of computer-guided behavior therapy value with that of clinician-guided behavior therapy and systematic relaxation as a control treatment...