J C West

Summary

Affiliation: American Psychiatric Institute for Research and Education
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Predictors of psychiatrist-reported treatment-compliance problems among patients in routine U.S. psychiatric care
    Michael T Compton
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine, 1639 Pierce Drive, Suite 4000, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Psychiatry Res 137:29-36. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Patterns of adult psychotherapy in psychiatric practice
    Joshua E Wilk
    American Psychiatric Institute for Research and Education s Practice Research Network, 1000 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 1825, Arlington, Virginia 22209, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:472-6. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Clinically unintended medication switches and inability to prescribe preferred medications under Medicare Part D
    Joyce C West
    American Psychiatric Institute for Research and Education, Arlington, VA 22209, USA
    J Psychopharmacol 26:784-93. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Challenges in increasing access to buprenorphine treatment for opiate addiction
    Joyce C West
    Psychiatric Research Network, American Psychiatric Institute for Research and Education, 1000 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 1825, Arlington, VA 22209, USA
    Am J Addict 13:S8-16. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Medication access and continuity: the experiences of dual-eligible psychiatric patients during the first 4 months of the Medicare prescription drug benefit
    Joyce C West
    American Psychiatric Institute for Research and Education, American Psychiatric Association, Practice Research Network, 1000 Wilson Blvd, Suite 1825, Arlington, VA 22209, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 164:789-96. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Economic grand rounds: financial disincentives for the provision of psychotherapy
    Joyce C West
    American Psychiatric Institute for Research and Education s APIRE s Practice Research Network, Arlington, Virginia 22209, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 54:1582-3, 1588. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of psychiatric patients for whom financial considerations affect optimal treatment provision
    Joyce C West
    American Psychiatric Practice Research Network, American Psychiatric Institute for Research and Education, 1400 K Street NW, Washington, DC 20005, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 53:1626-9. 2002
  8. doi request reprint Medicaid prescription drug policies and medication access and continuity: findings from ten states
    Joyce C West
    American Psychiatric Institute for Research and Education Psychiatric Practice Research Network, American Psychiatric Association, 1000 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22209, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:601-10. 2009
  9. doi request reprint First-year Medicare Part D prescription drug benefits: medication access and continuity among dual eligible psychiatric patients
    Joyce C West
    American Psychiatric Institute for Research and Education Practice Research Network, 1000 Wilson Blvd, Suite 1825, Arlington, VA 22209, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 71:400-10. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Medicaid medication access problems and increased psychiatric hospital and emergency care
    Joyce C West
    American Psychiatric Institute for Research and Education, Arlington, VA 22209, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 32:615-22. 2010

Detail Information

Publications37

  1. ncbi request reprint Predictors of psychiatrist-reported treatment-compliance problems among patients in routine U.S. psychiatric care
    Michael T Compton
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine, 1639 Pierce Drive, Suite 4000, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Psychiatry Res 137:29-36. 2005
    ..These findings may be useful to clinicians, researchers, and program planners interested in addressing the important issue of treatment-compliance problems in psychiatric care settings...
  2. ncbi request reprint Patterns of adult psychotherapy in psychiatric practice
    Joshua E Wilk
    American Psychiatric Institute for Research and Education s Practice Research Network, 1000 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 1825, Arlington, Virginia 22209, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:472-6. 2006
    ..However, concerns have been raised about access to psychotherapy as a result of changes in the financing and management of care. This study examined patterns and predictors of receipt of psychotherapy among patients of psychiatrists...
  3. doi request reprint Clinically unintended medication switches and inability to prescribe preferred medications under Medicare Part D
    Joyce C West
    American Psychiatric Institute for Research and Education, Arlington, VA 22209, USA
    J Psychopharmacol 26:784-93. 2012
    ..0039) of adverse events. These findings call for caution in medication switches for stable patients and support prescription drug policies promoting access to clinically indicated medications and continuity for clinically stable patients...
  4. ncbi request reprint Challenges in increasing access to buprenorphine treatment for opiate addiction
    Joyce C West
    Psychiatric Research Network, American Psychiatric Institute for Research and Education, 1000 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 1825, Arlington, VA 22209, USA
    Am J Addict 13:S8-16. 2004
    ..Increasing the understanding of specific financing and services delivery barriers that clinicians face is needed to inform the development of effective integrated services models and policies to facilitate OBOT implementation...
  5. ncbi request reprint Medication access and continuity: the experiences of dual-eligible psychiatric patients during the first 4 months of the Medicare prescription drug benefit
    Joyce C West
    American Psychiatric Institute for Research and Education, American Psychiatric Association, Practice Research Network, 1000 Wilson Blvd, Suite 1825, Arlington, VA 22209, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 164:789-96. 2007
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Economic grand rounds: financial disincentives for the provision of psychotherapy
    Joyce C West
    American Psychiatric Institute for Research and Education s APIRE s Practice Research Network, Arlington, Virginia 22209, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 54:1582-3, 1588. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of psychiatric patients for whom financial considerations affect optimal treatment provision
    Joyce C West
    American Psychiatric Practice Research Network, American Psychiatric Institute for Research and Education, 1400 K Street NW, Washington, DC 20005, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 53:1626-9. 2002
    ..Patients for whom financial considerations affect the provision of optimal treatment represent a population for whom access to treatment may be particularly important...
  8. doi request reprint Medicaid prescription drug policies and medication access and continuity: findings from ten states
    Joyce C West
    American Psychiatric Institute for Research and Education Psychiatric Practice Research Network, American Psychiatric Association, 1000 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22209, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:601-10. 2009
    ....
  9. doi request reprint First-year Medicare Part D prescription drug benefits: medication access and continuity among dual eligible psychiatric patients
    Joyce C West
    American Psychiatric Institute for Research and Education Practice Research Network, 1000 Wilson Blvd, Suite 1825, Arlington, VA 22209, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 71:400-10. 2010
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Medicaid medication access problems and increased psychiatric hospital and emergency care
    Joyce C West
    American Psychiatric Institute for Research and Education, Arlington, VA 22209, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 32:615-22. 2010
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Assessing the feasibility of recruiting a randomly selected sample of psychiatrists to participate in a national practice-based research network
    J C West
    Office of Research, American Psychiatric Association, Washington, DC 20005, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 33:620-3. 1998
    ..More effective methods should be tested to enhance participation rates...
  12. ncbi request reprint Patterns and quality of treatment for patients with schizophrenia in routine psychiatric practice
    Joyce C West
    American Psychiatric Institute for Research and Education s Practice Research Network, Arlington, Virginia 22209, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 56:283-91. 2005
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Characterizing psychiatry with findings from the 1996 National Survey of Psychiatric Practice
    D A Zarin
    Office of Research, American Psychiatric Association, Washington, DC 20005, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 155:397-404. 1998
    ..The authors' goal was to characterize psychiatric practice by reporting findings from the 1996 National Survey of Psychiatric Practice...
  14. ncbi request reprint Practice-based research in psychiatry
    D A Zarin
    APA Office of Research, Washington, DC 20005, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 154:1199-208. 1997
    ..The PRN is designed to generate practice-relevant information and to inform future service delivery, policy, and financing decisions pertinent to psychiatry...
  15. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric patients and treatments in 1997: findings from the American Psychiatric Practice Research Network
    H A Pincus
    Office of Research, American Psychiatric Association, Washington, DC 20005, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 56:441-9. 1999
    ..Patients received a mean of 2.0 psychotherapeutic medications, most commonly antidepressants (62.3%). Findings demonstrate that psychiatrists in routine practice treat a patient population with severe, complex conditions...
  16. doi request reprint Medicare Part D prescription drug benefits and administrative burden in the care of dually eligible psychiatric patients
    Joshua E Wilk
    American Psychiatric Institute for Research and Education, Arlington, VA 22209, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 59:34-9. 2008
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Concomitant pharmacotherapy among youths treated in routine psychiatric practice
    Farifteh Firoozmand Duffy
    American Psychiatric Institute for Research and Education, Arlington, VA 22209, USA
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 15:12-25. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to assess rates and correlates of concomitant pharmacotherapy in children and adolescents treated by psychiatrists in a broad range of clinical settings...
  18. doi request reprint Suicidality is associated with medication access problems in publicly insured psychiatric patients
    Eve K Moscicki
    American Psychiatric Institute for Research and Education, Arlington, Virginia, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 71:1657-63. 2010
    ..These patients were randomly assigned to a private Part D plan and came under specific formulary and utilization management procedures of the plan in which they were enrolled...
  19. ncbi request reprint Parity and the use of out-of-network mental health benefits in the FEHB program
    Darrel A Regier
    American Psychiatric Institute for Research and Education, Arlington, Virginia, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:w70-83. 2008
    ..Out-of-network mental health benefits are an important policy consideration to ensure access to mental health treatment under parity proposals...
  20. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity patterns in routine psychiatric practice: is there evidence of underdetection and underdiagnosis?
    Joshua E Wilk
    American Psychiatric Institute of Research and Education, Arlington, VA 22209, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 47:258-64. 2006
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Relationship of comorbid substance and alcohol use disorders to disability among patients in routine psychiatric practice
    Joshua Wilk
    Practice Research Network, American Psychiatric Institute for Research and Education, Washington, DC, USA
    Am J Addict 15:180-5. 2006
    ..These findings highlight the critical need to address the disturbing lack of substance use treatment and rehabilitation services for this population...
  22. ncbi request reprint Access to psychiatrists in the public sector and in managed health plans
    Joshua E Wilk
    American Psychiatric Institute for Research and Education s Practice Research Network, 1000 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 1825, Arlington, Virginia 22209, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 56:408-10. 2005
  23. ncbi request reprint Quality of care measures for the treatment of bipolar disorder
    Farifteh Firoozmand Duffy
    American Psychiatric Institute for Research and Education, 1000 Wilson Blvd, Suite 1825, Arlington, Virginia 22209, USA
    Psychiatr Q 76:213-30. 2005
    ....
  24. doi request reprint Family contact and the management of medication non-adherence in schizophrenia
    Joshua E Wilk
    American Psychiatric Practice Research Network, American Psychiatric Institute for Research and Education, Arlington, VA 22209, USA
    Community Ment Health J 44:377-80. 2008
    ..Family interventions appear to be commonly used in the psychiatric management of medication non-adherence in schizophrenia...
  25. pmc Use of depot antipsychotic medications for medication nonadherence in schizophrenia
    Joyce C West
    American Psychiatric Institute for Research and Education, Arlington, VA, USA
    Schizophr Bull 34:995-1001. 2008
    ..To describe factors associated with initiation of depot antipsychotic medications in psychiatric outpatients with schizophrenia and recent medication nonadherence...
  26. ncbi request reprint Variation in routine psychiatric workload: the role of financing source, managed care participation, and mental health workforce competition
    David P Pingitore
    Center for Mental Health Services Research, University of California, Berkeley 94720, USA
    Ment Health Serv Res 4:141-50. 2002
    ..The supply of other mental health providers was not significantly associated with variation in psychiatrists' workload, which suggests that substitution effects may not be evident with this aspect of psychiatric practice...
  27. pmc Treatment compliance in patients with comorbid psychiatric and substance use disorders
    Diane M Herbeck
    University of California Los Angeles Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    Am J Addict 14:195-207. 2005
    ..Both clinical and non-clinical factors appear to be associated with treatment compliance problems. Understanding these factors and targeting treatment interventions may improve treatment compliance and patient outcomes...
  28. ncbi request reprint Determinants of health plan membership among patients in routine U.S. psychiatric practice
    Michael T Compton
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Community Ment Health J 42:197-204. 2006
    ....
  29. pmc Adding or switching antipsychotic medications in treatment-refractory schizophrenia
    Julie Kreyenbuhl
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Services Research, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:983-90. 2007
    ..Psychiatrists' characteristics and perceptions of effectiveness of the medication change on clinical outcomes were also reported...
  30. ncbi request reprint The associations between substance use disorders, schizophrenia-spectrum disorders, and Axis IV psychosocial problems
    Michael T Compton
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 40:939-46. 2005
    ..This was accomplished using a large dataset of patients who are representative of individuals in routine US psychiatric practice...
  31. ncbi request reprint Variations in use of second-generation antipsychotic medication by race among adult psychiatric patients
    Diane M Herbeck
    University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 55:677-84. 2004
    ..This study examined variations in the use of second-generation antipsychotic medication among African-American and non-Hispanic white patients in a national sample of adults who were treated by psychiatrists...
  32. ncbi request reprint The geriatric psychiatry workforce in 2002: analysis from the 2002 National Survey of Psychiatric Practice
    Christopher C Colenda
    College of Medicine, 147 Joe H Reynolds Medical Bldg, Texas A and M University System Health Science Center, College Station, TX 77845 1114, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 13:756-65. 2005
    ..Using the 2002 National Survey of Psychiatric Practice (NSPP), authors update demographic and professional work activities of a nationally representative sample of the psychiatric workforce who treat geriatric patients...
  33. ncbi request reprint Association of utilization management and treatment plan modifications among practicing U.S. psychiatrists
    Devra C Mintz
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 161:1103-9. 2004
    ..This study examined the relationship between utilization management techniques and psychiatrists' treatment plan modifications...
  34. doi request reprint Psychiatric opinion and antipsychotic selection in the management of schizophrenia
    Melissa R Arbuckle
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 59:561-5. 2008
    ..This study examined psychiatrists' opinions regarding the use of second-generation antipsychotics for treatment-resistant schizophrenia. It then sought to identify factors associated with these opinions...
  35. ncbi request reprint Comparison of psychiatrists and psychologists in clinical practice
    David P Pingitore
    Center for Mental Health Services Research, University of California, Berkeley, 94720, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 53:977-83. 2002
    ..The authors compared data from psychiatrists and psychologists in California to determine whether long-standing differences in clinical practice remain after the introduction of managed care and other changes in mental service delivery...
  36. ncbi request reprint Awareness of illness and nonadherence to antipsychotic medications among persons with schizophrenia
    Mark Olfson
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York State Psychiatric Institute, 1051 Riverside Drive, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:205-11. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the effects of patients' awareness of their illness on the clinical presentation, management, and course of nonadherence to antipsychotic medications among patients with schizophrenia...
  37. ncbi request reprint Challenges to evidence-based medicine: a comparison of patients and treatments in randomized controlled trials with patients and treatments in a practice research network
    Deborah A Zarin
    Technology Assessment Program Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality AHRQ, Rockville, MD, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 40:27-35. 2005
    ..The practice of evidence-based medicine depends on the availability of clinically relevant research, yet questions have been raised about the generalizability of findings from randomized controlled trials (RCTs)...