R B Weisberg

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Affiliation: Brown University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Causal attributions and male sexual arousal: the impact of attributions for a bogus erectile difficulty on sexual arousal, cognitions, and affect
    R B Weisberg
    Department of Psychology, University at Albany, State University of New York, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 110:324-34. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Overview of generalized anxiety disorder: epidemiology, presentation, and course
    Risa B Weisberg
    Brown University, Box G BH, Duncan Building, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 70:4-9. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric treatment in primary care patients with anxiety disorders: a comparison of care received from primary care providers and psychiatrists
    Risa B Weisberg
    Department of Psychiatry, Brown University, Providence, RI 02096, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 164:276-82. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Nonpsychiatric illness among primary care patients with trauma histories and posttraumatic stress disorder
    Risa B Weisberg
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 53:848-54. 2002
  5. pmc Mental health treatment received by primary care patients with posttraumatic stress disorder
    Benjamin F Rodriguez
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University Medical School, Providence, R I, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 64:1230-6. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity of body dysmorphic disorder and eating disorders: severity of psychopathology and body image disturbance
    Jessica S Ruffolo
    Butler Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02906, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 39:11-9. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Is anyone really M.A.D.?: the occurrence and course of mixed anxiety-depressive disorder in a sample of primary care patients
    Risa B Weisberg
    Department of Psychiatry, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 193:223-30. 2005
  8. pmc Characteristics and predictors of full and partial recovery from generalized anxiety disorder in primary care patients
    Benjamin F Rodriguez
    Department of Psychology, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Carbondale, IL 62901 6502, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 194:91-7. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Chronicity in posttraumatic stress disorder and predictors of the course of posttraumatic stress disorder among primary care patients
    Caron Zlotnick
    Butler Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 192:153-9. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Social and health functioning in female primary care patients with post-traumatic stress disorder with and without comorbid substance abuse
    Caron Zlotnick
    Butler Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 44:177-83. 2003

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Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint Causal attributions and male sexual arousal: the impact of attributions for a bogus erectile difficulty on sexual arousal, cognitions, and affect
    R B Weisberg
    Department of Psychology, University at Albany, State University of New York, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 110:324-34. 2001
    ..This may indicate that after an occasion of erectile difficulty, the cause to which the difficulty is attributed plays an important role in future sexual functioning...
  2. ncbi request reprint Overview of generalized anxiety disorder: epidemiology, presentation, and course
    Risa B Weisberg
    Brown University, Box G BH, Duncan Building, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 70:4-9. 2009
    ..The course of GAD is chronic and can be exacerbated by poor family relationships, comorbid cluster C personality disorders, and comorbid Axis I disorders. Impairment and suicidal ideation are associated with GAD...
  3. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric treatment in primary care patients with anxiety disorders: a comparison of care received from primary care providers and psychiatrists
    Risa B Weisberg
    Department of Psychiatry, Brown University, Providence, RI 02096, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 164:276-82. 2007
    ..This study examined psychiatric treatment received by primary care patients with anxiety disorders and compared treatment received from primary care physicians and from psychiatrists...
  4. ncbi request reprint Nonpsychiatric illness among primary care patients with trauma histories and posttraumatic stress disorder
    Risa 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...
  5. pmc Mental health treatment received by primary care patients with posttraumatic stress disorder
    Benjamin F Rodriguez
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University Medical School, Providence, R I, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 64:1230-6. 2003
    ..Our purpose was to describe the characteristics of mental health treatment received by primary care patients diagnosed with PTSD...
  6. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity of body dysmorphic disorder and eating disorders: severity of psychopathology and body image disturbance
    Jessica S Ruffolo
    Butler Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02906, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 39:11-9. 2006
    ..The current study examined comorbidity and clinical correlates of eating disorders in a large sample of individuals with body dysmorphic disorder (BDD)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Is anyone really M.A.D.?: the occurrence and course of mixed anxiety-depressive disorder in a sample of primary care patients
    Risa B Weisberg
    Department of Psychiatry, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 193:223-30. 2005
    ..Although this was not a prevalence study, results indicate a very low occurrence of MAD across 15 primary care settings. Further, they indicate that this diagnosis may not be stable across time and raise doubts about its utility...
  8. pmc Characteristics and predictors of full and partial recovery from generalized anxiety disorder in primary care patients
    Benjamin 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...
  9. ncbi request reprint Chronicity in posttraumatic stress disorder and predictors of the course of posttraumatic stress disorder among primary care patients
    Caron 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...
  10. ncbi request reprint Social and health functioning in female primary care patients with post-traumatic stress disorder with and without comorbid substance abuse
    Caron 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...
  11. pmc Frequency and patterns of psychiatric comorbidity in a sample of primary care patients with anxiety disorders
    Benjamin F Rodriguez
    Department of Psychology, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Life Science II, Room 281, Mailcode 6502, Carbondale, IL 62901, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 45:129-37. 2004
    ..2001). Implications of these results for both the mental health and primary care fields are also discussed...
  12. doi request reprint The relationship between sleep disturbance and the course of anxiety disorders in primary care patients
    Brook A Marcks
    Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Psychiatry Res 178:487-92. 2010
    ..The findings suggest that sleep disturbance in PTSD may have prognostic significance and may be important to address in clinical interventions...
  13. pmc Health-related Quality of Life across the anxiety disorders: findings from a sample of primary care patients
    Courtney Beard
    Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 24:559-64. 2010
    ..The current study extends previous research by showing that different anxiety disorders and comorbid conditions may be associated with impairment in specific domains of HR-QoL...
  14. doi request reprint Characteristics and predictors of social phobia course in a longitudinal study of primary-care patients
    Courtney Beard
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Depress Anxiety 27:839-45. 2010
    ..To date, few researchers have examined the natural course of SP in primary care. We examined the natural course and predictors of recovery in a large sample of primary-care patients...
  15. doi request reprint Psychiatric treatment received by primary care patients with panic disorder with and without agoraphobia
    Brook A Marcks
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Box G BH, Duncan Bldg, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:823-30. 2009
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  16. pmc Adapted behavior therapy for persistently depressed primary care patients: an open trial
    Lisa A Uebelacker
    Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and Butler Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Behav Modif 33:374-95. 2009
    ..These results highlight the acceptability and feasibility of adapting behavior therapy for primary care, and support the continuation of this research...
  17. ncbi request reprint Do panic symptoms during periods of remission predict relapse of panic disorder?
    Risa B Weisberg
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, 02912, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 190:190-7. 2002
    ..Thus, although panic symptoms during remission may indicate an increased risk of subsequent relapse, the absence of symptoms during remission does not indicate that relapse is unlikely...
  18. pmc Clinical features of body dysmorphic disorder in adolescents and adults
    Katharine A Phillips
    Butler Hospital, 345 Blackstone Blvd, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Psychiatry Res 141:305-14. 2006
    ..Thus, adolescents with BDD have high levels of distress and rates of functional impairment, suicidal ideation, and suicide attempts. BDD's clinical features in adolescents appear largely similar to those in adults...
  19. ncbi request reprint Suicidal ideation and suicide attempts in body dysmorphic disorder
    Katharine A Phillips
    Butler Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 66:717-25. 2005
    ..Because suicidality in body dys-morphic disorder (BDD) has received little investigation, this study examined rates, correlates, predictors, and other aspects of suicidal ideation and suicide attempts in this disorder...
  20. pmc Influence of psychiatric comorbidity on recovery and recurrence in generalized anxiety disorder, social phobia, and panic disorder: a 12-year prospective study
    Steven E Bruce
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University, RI 02906, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 162:1179-87. 2005
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  21. pmc The clinical course of body dysmorphic disorder in the Harvard/Brown Anxiety Research Project (HARP)
    Andri S Bjornsson
    Rhode Island Hospital, Coro Center West, 1 Hoppin St, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 199:55-7. 2011
    ..14 over the 8 years. In conclusion, among individuals ascertained for anxiety disorders, the probability of recovering from BDD was relatively high and probability of BDD recurrence was low...
  22. pmc Body dysmorphic disorder and social phobia: cross-sectional and prospective data
    Meredith E Coles
    Department of Psychology, Binghamton University, Binghamton, New York 13902 6000, USA
    Depress Anxiety 23:26-33. 2006
    ..64, P = .18). In summary, these findings, including elevated rates of SP in patients with BDD, highlight a need for additional research on the relationship between BDD and SP...
  23. ncbi request reprint Screening and treatment of anxiety disorders in pregnant and lactating women
    Risa B Weisberg
    Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Womens Health Issues 12:32-6. 2002
    ..In this article, suggestions are offered for thorough assessment of anxiety disorders in pregnant and breastfeeding women. Treatment options are discussed with an emphasis on pharmacologic and cognitive-behavioral treatment...
  24. ncbi request reprint Determinants of sexual arousal and accuracy of its self-estimation in sexually functional males
    Pedro J Nobre
    Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
    J Sex Res 41:363-71. 2004
    ..Pre-existing sexual attitudes as well as variations in self-focused attention and interoceptive awareness evidenced little effect on sexual arousal or the accuracy of its estimation...

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