S E Bruce
Affiliation: Brown University
- Infrequency of "pure" GAD: impact of psychiatric comorbidity on clinical courseS E Bruce
Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02906, USA
Depress Anxiety 14:219-25. 2001..Additionally, results of such high comorbidity and the impact of these comorbid disorders on the clinical course of GAD should have a notable impact on research into the treatment of GAD...
- Influence of psychiatric comorbidity on recovery and recurrence in generalized anxiety disorder, social phobia, and panic disorder: a 12-year prospective studySteven E Bruce
Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University, RI 02906, USA
Am J Psychiatry 162:1179-87. 2005....
- Pharmacologic treatment of anxiety disorders in 1989 versus 1996: results from the Harvard/Brown anxiety disorders research programC Salzman
Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
J Clin Psychiatry 62:149-52. 2001..The findings on medication type suggest a shift in the type of medications being prescribed for treatment of GAD from exclusive benzodiazepine treatment to the combination of benzodiazepine and antidepressant treatment...
- Nonpsychiatric illness among primary care patients with trauma histories and posttraumatic stress disorderRisa B Weisberg
Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
Psychiatr Serv 53:848-54. 2002..The authors examined the relationship between posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), trauma, and self-reported nonpsychiatric medical conditions in a sample of 502 primary care patients with one or more anxiety disorders...
- Social and health functioning in female primary care patients with post-traumatic stress disorder with and without comorbid substance abuseCaron Zlotnick
Butler Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
Compr Psychiatry 44:177-83. 2003..These findings suggest that the presence of comorbid SUD may not explain the level of social and health difficulties associated with the dual diagnosis of PTSD and SUD...
- Are benzodiazepines still the medication of choice for patients with panic disorder with or without agoraphobia?Steven E Bruce
Brown University, Providence, RI 02906, USA
Am J Psychiatry 160:1432-8. 2003..The authors examined how the use of psychotropic drugs has shifted over the course of 10 years to determine if prescribing patterns have changed to reflect these revised treatment guidelines...
- Factor structure and stability of the Anxiety Sensitivity Index in a longitudinal study of anxiety disorder patientsBenjamin F Rodriguez
Brown University Medical School, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Box G BH Duncan Building, Providence RI 02912, USA
Behav Res Ther 42:79-91. 2004..The theoretical implications of these findings for future evaluations of anxiety sensitivity are discussed...
- Chronicity in posttraumatic stress disorder and predictors of the course of posttraumatic stress disorder among primary care patientsCaron Zlotnick
Butler Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
J Nerv Ment Dis 192:153-9. 2004..e., full and partial PTSD). This study suggests that, in a primary care setting, PTSD is a persistent illness, and that many subjects who have recovered from PTSD continue to suffer from subthreshold symptoms of PTSD...
- Benzodiazepine use, cognitive impairment, and cognitive-behavioral therapy for anxiety disorders: issues in the treatment of a patient in needMichael W Otto
Department of Psychology and Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
J Clin Psychiatry 66:34-8. 2005..This article addresses this concern and asserts that CBT is a valuable treatment option in these cases...
- Chronicity, relapse, and illness--course of panic disorder, social phobia, and generalized anxiety disorder: findings in men and women from 8 years of follow-upKimberly A Yonkers
Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
Depress Anxiety 17:173-9. 2003..It may be that sex differences in the clinical course of anxiety disorders hold prognostic implications for patients with these illnesses...
- Relationships among psychosocial functioning, diagnostic comorbidity, and the recurrence of generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, and major depressionBenjamin F Rodriguez
Department of Psychology, Southern Illinois University, Life Sciences II Room 222A, Carbondale, IL 62901 6502, USA
J Anxiety Disord 19:752-66. 2005..The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 188, 805-812], and suggest that increased psychosocial impairment may be a risk factor for relapse...
- Results of a naturalistic longitudinal study of benzodiazepine and SSRI use in the treatment of generalized anxiety disorder and social phobiaRussell G Vasile
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts
Depress Anxiety 22:59-67. 2005..Difficulties in the implementation of treatment guidelines are discussed...
- Long-term use of benzodiazepines in participants with comorbid anxiety and alcohol use disordersTimothy I Mueller
Southern Arizona VA Health Care System, University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, Department of Psychiatry, Tucson, Arizona 85723, USA
Alcohol Clin Exp Res 29:1411-8. 2005..Earlier research showed that the use of benzodiazepines was not significantly associated with the presence or absence of a history of an AUD over the first year of follow-up. This report extends that investigation...
- Characteristics and predictors of full and partial recovery from generalized anxiety disorder in primary care patientsBenjamin F Rodriguez
Department of Psychology, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Carbondale, IL 62901 6502, USA
J Nerv Ment Dis 194:91-7. 2006..These results underscore that GAD is a chronic and persistent illness in primary care patients...