M K Shear

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Emotion-focused psychotherapy for patients with panic disorder
    M K Shear
    Anxiety Disorders Prevention Program, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 158:1993-8. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Influence of panic-agoraphobic spectrum symptoms on treatment response in patients with recurrent major depression
    E Frank
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 157:1101-7. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Complicated grief as a disorder distinct from bereavement-related depression and anxiety: a replication study
    H G Prigerson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 153:1484-6. 1996
  4. pmc Predictors and moderators of time to remission of major depression with interpersonal psychotherapy and SSRI pharmacotherapy
    E Frank
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Psychol Med 41:151-62. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Panic-agoraphobic spectrum: reliability and validity of assessment instruments
    M K Shear
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 35:59-66. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint High relapse rate after discontinuation of adjunctive medication for elderly patients with recurrent major depression
    C F Reynolds
    Mental Health Clinical Research Center for the Study of Late Life Mood Disorders, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 153:1418-22. 1996
  7. ncbi request reprint Progress in psychosocial assessment and treatment
    U Feske
    Anxiety Disorders Prevention Program, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213 2593, USA
    Depress Anxiety 9:32-43. 1999
  8. ncbi request reprint Traumatic grief as a risk factor for mental and physical morbidity
    H G Prigerson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 154:616-23. 1997
  9. ncbi request reprint Anxiety as a predictor of response to interpersonal psychotherapy for recurrent major depression: an exploratory investigation
    U Feske
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pennsylvania, USA
    Depress Anxiety 8:135-41. 1998
  10. ncbi request reprint Multicenter collaborative panic disorder severity scale
    M K Shear
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 154:1571-5. 1997

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Emotion-focused psychotherapy for patients with panic disorder
    M K Shear
    Anxiety Disorders Prevention Program, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 158:1993-8. 2001
    ..The authors also compared emotion-focused psychotherapy to results obtained in subjects given pill placebo (N=24)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Influence of panic-agoraphobic spectrum symptoms on treatment response in patients with recurrent major depression
    E Frank
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 157:1101-7. 2000
    ..The authors tested the hypothesis that a lifetime history of panic-agoraphobic spectrum symptoms predicts a poorer response to depression treatment...
  3. ncbi request reprint Complicated grief as a disorder distinct from bereavement-related depression and anxiety: a replication study
    H G Prigerson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 153:1484-6. 1996
    ..This study sought to confirm in an independent, nonclinical study group previous work which demonstrated that the symptoms of complicated grief were distinct from the symptoms of bereavement related depression and anxiety...
  4. pmc Predictors and moderators of time to remission of major depression with interpersonal psychotherapy and SSRI pharmacotherapy
    E Frank
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Psychol Med 41:151-62. 2011
    ..We sought to determine whether measures of spectrum psychopathology are useful in deciding which patients with unipolar depression should receive pharmacotherapy versus depression-specific psychotherapy...
  5. ncbi request reprint Panic-agoraphobic spectrum: reliability and validity of assessment instruments
    M K Shear
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 35:59-66. 2001
    ..We conclude that PAS can be reliably assessed, and that it describes a valid, coherent constellation of features associated with DSM IV Panic Disorder, but providing additional important clinical information...
  6. ncbi request reprint High relapse rate after discontinuation of adjunctive medication for elderly patients with recurrent major depression
    C F Reynolds
    Mental Health Clinical Research Center for the Study of Late Life Mood Disorders, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 153:1418-22. 1996
    ..Twenty-eight patients (17.7%) received inpatient care at some point during acute-phase treatment...
  7. ncbi request reprint Progress in psychosocial assessment and treatment
    U Feske
    Anxiety Disorders Prevention Program, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213 2593, USA
    Depress Anxiety 9:32-43. 1999
    ..Most of these studies also have implications for the treatment of anxiety disorders. We go on to review studies exploring novel approaches to the treatment of persons with anxiety...
  8. ncbi request reprint Traumatic grief as a risk factor for mental and physical morbidity
    H G Prigerson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 154:616-23. 1997
    ..The aim of this study was to confirm and extend the authors' previous work indicating that symptoms of traumatic grief are predictors of future physical and mental health outcomes...
  9. ncbi request reprint Anxiety as a predictor of response to interpersonal psychotherapy for recurrent major depression: an exploratory investigation
    U Feske
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pennsylvania, USA
    Depress Anxiety 8:135-41. 1998
    ..Our findings strengthen existing evidence that concomitant anxiety can adversely affect the outcome of interpersonal therapy for depression...
  10. ncbi request reprint Multicenter collaborative panic disorder severity scale
    M K Shear
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 154:1571-5. 1997
    ..To address the lack of a simple and standardized instrument to assess overall panic disorder severity, the authors developed a scale for the measurement of panic disorder severity...
  11. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of the Panic Disorder Severity Scale: replication and extension
    M K Shear
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 35:293-6. 2001
    ..The purpose of this paper is to confirm reliability and validity, to provide an estimate of a cut-score discriminating the presence or absence of current DSM-IV Panic Disorder, and to determine the factor structure of the instrument...
  12. ncbi request reprint Traumatic grief treatment: a pilot study
    M K Shear
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 158:1506-8. 2001
    ..The effects of a treatment program targeting debilitating grief symptoms were tested in a pilot study...
  13. ncbi request reprint Morbidity of comorbid psychiatric diagnoses in the clinical presentation of panic disorder
    W J Apfeldorf
    Department of Psychiatry, Joan and Sanford I Medical College of Cornell University, White Plains, New York 10605, USA
    Depress Anxiety 12:78-84. 2000
    ..Age and gender ratio were not affected by the presence of comorbid diagnoses. Comorbidity significantly contributed to psychological distress and symptom load, overall impairment, and interpersonal impairment...
  14. ncbi request reprint Systematic assessment of social phobia in clinical practice
    D B Clark
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pennsylvania, USA
    Depress Anxiety 6:47-61. 1997
    ..Guidelines for selecting appropriate social phobia measures for varying clinical and research situations will be proposed that take into consideration the strengths and weaknesses of these methods...
  15. ncbi request reprint Comparison of severe life stress in depressed mothers and non-mothers: do children matter?
    U Feske
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Depress Anxiety 13:109-17. 2001
    ..Our findings suggest that comprehensive treatment for mothers with major depression needs to address their parenting style and any psychological problems experienced by their children...
  16. ncbi request reprint Initial treatment engagement in a rural community mental health center
    C G Greeno
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 50:1634-6. 1999
    ..Patients referred for assessment by agencies of social control were the least likely to return for treatment...
  17. ncbi request reprint Open trial of psychodynamic psychotherapy for panic disorder: a pilot study
    B Milrod
    Department of Psychiatry, Joan and Sanford I Weill Medical College, Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 157:1878-80. 2000
    ..This report contains preliminary data from an open trial of brief psychodynamic psychotherapy for panic disorder...
  18. doi request reprint The structure of lifetime panic-agoraphobic spectrum
    P Rucci
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 43:366-79. 2009
    ..Future perspectives might include the use of these factors to select homogeneous subgroups of patients for brain-imaging studies and to contribute to elucidating the causes and pathophysiology of panic disorder at molecular level...