Dan Stein

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Location: , South Africa

Publications

  1. Ruscio A, Lane M, Roy Byrne P, Stang P, Stein D, Wittchen H, et al. Should excessive worry be required for a diagnosis of generalized anxiety disorder? Results from the US National Comorbidity Survey Replication. Psychol Med. 2005;35:1761-72 pubmed
    ..These findings challenge the validity of the excessiveness requirement and highlight the need for further research into the optimal definition of GAD. ..
  2. Uys J, Muller C, Marais L, Harvey B, Stein D, Daniels W. Early life trauma decreases glucocorticoid receptors in rat dentate gyrus upon adult re-stress: reversal by escitalopram. Neuroscience. 2006;137:619-25 pubmed
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  3. Bruwer B, Stein D. A survey of participants in two internet support groups for people with hair-pulling. BMC Psychiatry. 2005;5:37 pubmed
    ..Nevertheless, additional effort is required to ensure that subscribers are able to make informed, evidence-based decisions. ..
  4. Sorsdahl K, Stein D, Corrigall J, Cuijpers P, Smits N, Naledi T, et al. The efficacy of a blended motivational interviewing and problem solving therapy intervention to reduce substance use among patients presenting for emergency services in South Africa: A randomized controlled trial. Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy. 2015;10:46 pubmed publisher
    ..This trial registered with the Pan African Clinical Trial Registry (PACTR201308000591418). ..
  5. Stein D, Kogan C, Atmaca M, Fineberg N, Fontenelle L, Grant J, et al. The classification of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders in the ICD-11. J Affect Disord. 2016;190:663-674 pubmed publisher
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  6. Stein D, Manyedi E. Psychoactive substances: Position statement on harm reduction. S Afr Med J. 2016;106:11223 pubmed publisher
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  7. Myers B, van der Westhuizen C, Naledi T, Stein D, Sorsdahl K. Readiness to change is a predictor of reduced substance use involvement: findings from a randomized controlled trial of patients attending South African emergency departments. BMC Psychiatry. 2016;16:35 pubmed publisher
    ..Findings also suggest that providing additional support to individuals with depression may enhance intervention outcomes. This trial registered with the Pan African Clinical Trial Registry (PACTR201308000591418) on 14/07/2013. ..
  8. Theron G, Peter J, Zijenah L, Chanda D, Mangu C, Clowes P, et al. Psychological distress and its relationship with non-adherence to TB treatment: a multicentre study. BMC Infect Dis. 2015;15:253 pubmed publisher
    ..Targeted interventions to alleviate psychological distress, alcohol use, and improve health literacy in newly-diagnosed TB patients could reduce non-adherence to treatment. ..
  9. Stein D, Koen N, Donald K, Adnams C, Koopowitz S, Lund C, et al. Investigating the psychosocial determinants of child health in Africa: The Drakenstein Child Health Study. J Neurosci Methods. 2015;252:27-35 pubmed publisher
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  10. Stein D, Karam E, Shahly V, Hill E, King A, Petukhova M, et al. Post-traumatic stress disorder associated with life-threatening motor vehicle collisions in the WHO World Mental Health Surveys. BMC Psychiatry. 2016;16:257 pubmed publisher
    ..This raises the question whether MVC-related PTSD could be reduced with preventive interventions targeted to high-risk survivors using models based on predictors assessed in the immediate aftermath of the MVCs. ..

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Publications22

  1. Ruscio A, Lane M, Roy Byrne P, Stang P, Stein D, Wittchen H, et al. Should excessive worry be required for a diagnosis of generalized anxiety disorder? Results from the US National Comorbidity Survey Replication. Psychol Med. 2005;35:1761-72 pubmed
    ..These findings challenge the validity of the excessiveness requirement and highlight the need for further research into the optimal definition of GAD. ..
  2. Uys J, Muller C, Marais L, Harvey B, Stein D, Daniels W. Early life trauma decreases glucocorticoid receptors in rat dentate gyrus upon adult re-stress: reversal by escitalopram. Neuroscience. 2006;137:619-25 pubmed
    ....
  3. Bruwer B, Stein D. A survey of participants in two internet support groups for people with hair-pulling. BMC Psychiatry. 2005;5:37 pubmed
    ..Nevertheless, additional effort is required to ensure that subscribers are able to make informed, evidence-based decisions. ..
  4. Sorsdahl K, Stein D, Corrigall J, Cuijpers P, Smits N, Naledi T, et al. The efficacy of a blended motivational interviewing and problem solving therapy intervention to reduce substance use among patients presenting for emergency services in South Africa: A randomized controlled trial. Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy. 2015;10:46 pubmed publisher
    ..This trial registered with the Pan African Clinical Trial Registry (PACTR201308000591418). ..
  5. Stein D, Kogan C, Atmaca M, Fineberg N, Fontenelle L, Grant J, et al. The classification of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders in the ICD-11. J Affect Disord. 2016;190:663-674 pubmed publisher
    ....
  6. Stein D, Manyedi E. Psychoactive substances: Position statement on harm reduction. S Afr Med J. 2016;106:11223 pubmed publisher
    ....
  7. Myers B, van der Westhuizen C, Naledi T, Stein D, Sorsdahl K. Readiness to change is a predictor of reduced substance use involvement: findings from a randomized controlled trial of patients attending South African emergency departments. BMC Psychiatry. 2016;16:35 pubmed publisher
    ..Findings also suggest that providing additional support to individuals with depression may enhance intervention outcomes. This trial registered with the Pan African Clinical Trial Registry (PACTR201308000591418) on 14/07/2013. ..
  8. Theron G, Peter J, Zijenah L, Chanda D, Mangu C, Clowes P, et al. Psychological distress and its relationship with non-adherence to TB treatment: a multicentre study. BMC Infect Dis. 2015;15:253 pubmed publisher
    ..Targeted interventions to alleviate psychological distress, alcohol use, and improve health literacy in newly-diagnosed TB patients could reduce non-adherence to treatment. ..
  9. Stein D, Koen N, Donald K, Adnams C, Koopowitz S, Lund C, et al. Investigating the psychosocial determinants of child health in Africa: The Drakenstein Child Health Study. J Neurosci Methods. 2015;252:27-35 pubmed publisher
    ....
  10. Stein D, Karam E, Shahly V, Hill E, King A, Petukhova M, et al. Post-traumatic stress disorder associated with life-threatening motor vehicle collisions in the WHO World Mental Health Surveys. BMC Psychiatry. 2016;16:257 pubmed publisher
    ..This raises the question whether MVC-related PTSD could be reduced with preventive interventions targeted to high-risk survivors using models based on predictors assessed in the immediate aftermath of the MVCs. ..
  11. Donald K, Fernandez A, Claborn K, KUO C, Koen N, Zar H, et al. The developmental effects of HIV and alcohol: a comparison of gestational outcomes among babies from South African communities with high prevalence of HIV and alcohol use. AIDS Res Ther. 2017;14:28 pubmed publisher
    ..Interventions are needed to reduce alcohol consumption among pregnant mothers and to support healthy growth and psychosocial development of infants. ..
  12. Stein D, Ahokas A, Albarran C, Olivier V, Allgulander C. Agomelatine prevents relapse in generalized anxiety disorder: a 6-month randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled discontinuation study. J Clin Psychiatry. 2012;73:1002-8 pubmed publisher
    ..This study evaluated the efficacy and tolerability of agomelatine in the prevention of relapse in patients with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD)...
  13. Stein D, Craske M, Friedman M, Phillips K. Meta-structure issues for the DSM-5: how do anxiety disorders, obsessive-compulsive and related disorders, post-traumatic disorders, and dissociative disorders fit together?. Curr Psychiatry Rep. 2011;13:248-50 pubmed publisher
    ..Despite the imperfections of any meta-structure, we are hopeful that each revision of the nosology will bring with it greater diagnostic validity and clinical utility. ..
  14. Stein D, Hermesh H, Eilam D, Segalas C, Zohar J, Menchón J, et al. Human compulsivity: A perspective from evolutionary medicine. Eur Neuropsychopharmacol. 2016;26:869-76 pubmed publisher
    ..The symptoms of behavioral addictions can also be conceptualized in evolutionary terms (for example, mismatch), which in turn provides a sound foundation for approaching assessment and intervention. ..
  15. Stein D, Flessner C, Franklin M, Keuthen N, Lochner C, Woods D. Is trichotillomania a stereotypic movement disorder? An analysis of body-focused repetitive behaviors in people with hair-pulling. Ann Clin Psychiatry. 2008;20:194-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Speculatively, this argument may be especially valid in trichotillomania patients with more focused hair-pulling symptoms. ..
  16. Stein For The Executive Committee Of The Central Drug Authority D. Position statement on cannabis. S Afr Med J. 2016;106:45-46 pubmed publisher
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  17. Stein D, Ahokas A, Jarema M, Avedisova A, Vavrusova L, Chaban O, et al. Efficacy and safety of agomelatine (10 or 25 mg/day) in non-depressed out-patients with generalized anxiety disorder: A 12-week, double-blind, placebo-controlled study. Eur Neuropsychopharmacol. 2017;27:526-537 pubmed publisher
    ..The present data support early work indicating the efficacy and tolerability of agomelatine in the treatment of GAD. ..
  18. Greenberg E, Grant J, Curley E, Lochner C, Woods D, Tung E, et al. Predictors of comorbid eating disorders and association with other obsessive-compulsive spectrum disorders in trichotillomania. Compr Psychiatry. 2017;78:1-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Future research is needed to identify additional predictors of comorbid disorders and to better understand the complex relationships between BFRBs, OCD and EDs. ..
  19. Stein D, Lim C, Roest A, De Jonge P, Aguilar Gaxiola S, Al Hamzawi A, et al. The cross-national epidemiology of social anxiety disorder: Data from the World Mental Health Survey Initiative. BMC Med. 2017;15:143 pubmed publisher
    ..Taken together, these cross-national data emphasize the international clinical and public health significance of SAD. ..
  20. Gray N, Dhana A, Van Der Vyver L, Van Wyk J, Khumalo N, Stein D. Determinants of hair cortisol concentration in children: A systematic review. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2017;87:204-214 pubmed publisher
    ..This review aims to assess the extent to which established determinants of HCC in adults have been consistently reported in children (birth - 18 years) and to identify determinants of HCC specific to this age group...
  21. Stein D, Grant J, Franklin M, Keuthen N, Lochner C, Singer H, et al. Trichotillomania (hair pulling disorder), skin picking disorder, and stereotypic movement disorder: toward DSM-V. Depress Anxiety. 2010;27:611-26 pubmed publisher
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  22. Stein D, Garner J, Keuthen N, Franklin M, Walkup J, Woods D. Trichotillomania, stereotypic movement disorder, and related disorders. Curr Psychiatry Rep. 2007;9:301-2 pubmed
    ..Such disorders deserve greater recognition in the official nosology, and there would seem to be clinical utility in classifying them in the same diagnostic category. ..