Carlos Blanco

Summary

Affiliation: Columbia University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Duloxetine in the treatment of major depression and other psychiatric disorders
    Carlos Blanco
    Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York State Psychiatric Institute, 1051 Riverside Drive, Unit 69, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Expert Rev Clin Pharmacol 1:195-205. 2008
  2. pmc The latent structure and predictors of non-medical prescription drug use and prescription drug use disorders: a national study
    Carlos Blanco
    Department of Psychiatry, New York State Psychiatric Institute Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, United States Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 133:473-9. 2013
  3. pmc Comorbidity of posttraumatic stress disorder with alcohol dependence among US adults: results from National Epidemiological Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions
    Carlos Blanco
    Department of Psychiatry, New York State Psychiatric Institute Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, United States Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 132:630-8. 2013
  4. pmc Probability and predictors of treatment-seeking for prescription opioid use disorders: a national study
    Carlos Blanco
    Department of Psychiatry, New York State Psychiatric Institute College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 131:143-8. 2013
  5. pmc Mapping common psychiatric disorders: structure and predictive validity in the national epidemiologic survey on alcohol and related conditions
    Carlos Blanco
    College of Physicians and Surgeons, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, NewYork, NY 10032, USA
    JAMA Psychiatry 70:199-208. 2013
  6. doi request reprint The evidence-based pharmacotherapy of social anxiety disorder
    Carlos Blanco
    Department of Psychiatry of Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons and the New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 16:235-49. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Differences among major depressive disorder with and without co-occurring substance use disorders and substance-induced depressive disorder: results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions
    Carlos Blanco
    Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 73:865-73. 2012
  8. pmc The latent structure of marijuana and cocaine use disorders: results from the National Longitudinal Alcohol Epidemiologic Survey (NLAES)
    Carlos Blanco
    Department of Psychiatry, New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University, 1051 Riverside Drive, New York, NY 10032, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 91:91-6. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder by U.S. psychiatrists
    Carlos Blanco
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:946-51. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Use of psychotropic medications for patients with office visits who receive a diagnosis of panic disorder
    Carlos Blanco
    Departments of Psychiatry, Columbia University New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Med Care 42:1242-6. 2004

Detail Information

Publications120 found, 100 shown here

  1. doi request reprint Duloxetine in the treatment of major depression and other psychiatric disorders
    Carlos Blanco
    Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York State Psychiatric Institute, 1051 Riverside Drive, Unit 69, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Expert Rev Clin Pharmacol 1:195-205. 2008
    ..Duloxetine appears well tolerated and its safety profile is similar to that of the selective serotonin-reuptake inhibitors. ..
  2. pmc The latent structure and predictors of non-medical prescription drug use and prescription drug use disorders: a national study
    Carlos Blanco
    Department of Psychiatry, New York State Psychiatric Institute Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, United States Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 133:473-9. 2013
    ..Despite growing concerns about non-medical prescription drug use and prescription drug use disorders, whether vulnerability for these conditions is drug-specific or occurs through a shared liability and common risk factors is unknown...
  3. pmc Comorbidity of posttraumatic stress disorder with alcohol dependence among US adults: results from National Epidemiological Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions
    Carlos Blanco
    Department of Psychiatry, New York State Psychiatric Institute Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, United States Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 132:630-8. 2013
    ....
  4. pmc Probability and predictors of treatment-seeking for prescription opioid use disorders: a national study
    Carlos Blanco
    Department of Psychiatry, New York State Psychiatric Institute College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 131:143-8. 2013
    ..Prescription opioid use disorders are the second most common drug use disorder behind only cannabis use disorders. Despite this, very little is known about the help-seeking behavior among individuals with these disorders...
  5. pmc Mapping common psychiatric disorders: structure and predictive validity in the national epidemiologic survey on alcohol and related conditions
    Carlos Blanco
    College of Physicians and Surgeons, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, NewYork, NY 10032, USA
    JAMA Psychiatry 70:199-208. 2013
    ..57. CONCLUSIONS Mapping psychiatric disorders can be used to quantify the distances among disorders. Proximity in turn can be used to predict prospectively the incidence and prevalence of Axis I disorders...
  6. doi request reprint The evidence-based pharmacotherapy of social anxiety disorder
    Carlos Blanco
    Department of Psychiatry of Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons and the New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 16:235-49. 2013
    ..Cognitive-behavioural is a well-established alternative first line therapy that may also be a helpful adjunct in non-responders to pharmacological treatment of SAD...
  7. doi request reprint Differences among major depressive disorder with and without co-occurring substance use disorders and substance-induced depressive disorder: results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions
    Carlos Blanco
    Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 73:865-73. 2012
    ....
  8. pmc The latent structure of marijuana and cocaine use disorders: results from the National Longitudinal Alcohol Epidemiologic Survey (NLAES)
    Carlos Blanco
    Department of Psychiatry, New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University, 1051 Riverside Drive, New York, NY 10032, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 91:91-6. 2007
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder by U.S. psychiatrists
    Carlos Blanco
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:946-51. 2006
    ..To examine the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) by a nationally representative sample of psychiatrists...
  10. ncbi request reprint Use of psychotropic medications for patients with office visits who receive a diagnosis of panic disorder
    Carlos Blanco
    Departments of Psychiatry, Columbia University New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Med Care 42:1242-6. 2004
    ..We sought to examine trends in the medication management of panic disorder from a nationally representative sample of visits to psychiatrists and primary care physicians in office-based practice...
  11. ncbi request reprint The evidence-based pharmacological treatment of social anxiety disorder
    Carlos Blanco
    Department of Psychiatry of Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons and the New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY, USA
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 6:427-42. 2003
    ..Cognitive-behavioural therapy may also be a helpful adjunct or alternative...
  12. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of shoplifting in the United States: results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions (NESARC)
    Carlos Blanco
    New York State Psychiatric Institute Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 165:905-13. 2008
    ..This study presented nationally representative data on the lifetime prevalence, correlates, and comorbidity of shoplifting among adults in the United States...
  13. ncbi request reprint Generalizability of clinical trial results for major depression to community samples: results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions
    Carlos Blanco
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 69:1276-80. 2008
    ..The goal of this study was to assess the proportion of community-dwelling adults with major depressive episode (MDE) who would meet eligibility criteria for a traditional efficacy trial in patients with MDE...
  14. pmc Generalizability of clinical trials for alcohol dependence to community samples
    Carlos Blanco
    New York State Psychiatric Institute Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, 1051 Riverside Drive, Box 69, New York, NY 10032, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 98:123-8. 2008
    ..Clinical trials should carefully evaluate the effects of the selected eligibility criteria on the generalizability of their results...
  15. ncbi request reprint Education and training in psychopharmacology
    Carlos Blanco
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University 1051 Riverside Dr, Box 69, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Acad Psychiatry 29:124-7. 2005
  16. pmc A pilot study of impulsivity and compulsivity in pathological gambling
    Carlos Blanco
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, United States
    Psychiatry Res 167:161-8. 2009
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  17. pmc Cognitive-behavioral therapy for pathological gambling: cultural considerations
    Mayumi Okuda
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, 1051 Riverside Drive, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 166:1325-30. 2009
    ....
  18. pmc A placebo-controlled trial of phenelzine, cognitive behavioral group therapy, and their combination for social anxiety disorder
    Carlos Blanco
    Department of Psychiatry, New York State Psychiatric Institute, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, 1051 Riverside Dr, Box 69, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 67:286-95. 2010
    ..Medication and cognitive behavioral treatment are the best-established treatments for social anxiety disorder, yet many individuals remain symptomatic after treatment...
  19. pmc Prevalence and correlates of fire-setting in the United States: results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions (NESARC)
    Carlos Blanco
    Department of Psychiatry, New York State Psychiatric Institute, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, 1051 Riverside Drive, Box 69, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 71:1218-25. 2010
    ..To estimate the prevalence, sociodemographic correlates, comorbidity, and rates of mental health service utilization of fire-setters in the general population...
  20. ncbi request reprint Pharmacological treatment of social anxiety disorder: a meta-analysis
    Carlos Blanco
    Department of Psychiatry of Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, Madrid, Spain
    Depress Anxiety 18:29-40. 2003
    ..Direct comparisons of SSRIs vs. other promising medications deserve consideration...
  21. ncbi request reprint Practice patterns of international and U.S. medical graduate psychiatrists
    C Blanco
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University New York State Psychiatric Institute, 10032, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 156:445-50. 1999
    ..The practice patterns of international medical graduate (IMG) and U.S. medical graduate (USMG) psychiatrists were compared...
  22. ncbi request reprint Pathological gambling: addiction or compulsion?
    C Blanco
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Semin Clin Neuropsychiatry 6:167-76. 2001
    ..Improved understanding of the conceptualization of this disorder may help improve the quality of the treatments available...
  23. ncbi request reprint A pilot placebo-controlled study of fluvoxamine for pathological gambling
    Carlos Blanco
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Ann Clin Psychiatry 14:9-15. 2002
    ..Fluvoxamine may be a useful treatment for certain subgroups of patients with pathological gambling. Several methodological recommendations are made for future pharmacological trials of pathological gambling...
  24. ncbi request reprint Trends in the treatment of bipolar disorder by outpatient psychiatrists
    Carlos Blanco
    Department of Psychiatry and New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 159:1005-10. 2002
    ..This study examined recent changes in the prescribing patterns for medications to treat bipolar disorder in office-based psychiatric practice...
  25. ncbi request reprint Plasma testosterone and pathological gambling
    C Blanco
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University and New York State Psychiatric Institute, 1051 Riverside Drive, Box 69, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Psychiatry Res 105:117-21. 2001
    ..03 vs. 21.03), but not on any of the other subscales of the EPQ. Testosterone levels did not correlate with the psychological ratings. Testosterone levels are probably not related to impulsivity in pathological gambling...
  26. pmc Graph based study of allergen cross-reactivity of plant lipid transfer proteins (LTPs) using microarray in a multicenter study
    Arantxa Palacin
    Centro de Biotecnología y Genómica de Plantas UPM INIA, Campus de Montegancedo, Pozuelo de Alarcon, Madrid, Spain
    PLoS ONE 7:e50799. 2012
    ..This approach has proven itself to be a good tool to study cross-reactivity between members of LTP family, and could become a useful strategy to analyze other families of allergens...
  27. doi request reprint Impact of motivational pharmacotherapy on treatment retention among depressed Latinos
    Roberto Lewis-Fernandez
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York State Psychiatric Institute, USA
    Psychiatry 76:210-22. 2013
    ....
  28. doi request reprint Probability and predictors of first treatment contact for anxiety disorders in the United States: analysis of data from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions (NESARC)
    Miren Iza
    New York State Psychiatric Institute Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, 1051 Riverside Drive, New York, NY 10032
    J Clin Psychiatry 74:1093-100. 2013
    ..Despite the high prevalence of anxiety disorders and the demonstrated efficacy of their treatment, most individuals with anxiety disorders never utilize mental health services...
  29. pmc Comorbidity of generalized anxiety disorder and substance use disorders: results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions
    Analucia A Alegria
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 71:1187-95; quiz 1252-3. 2010
    ....
  30. pmc The mental health consequences of disaster-related loss: findings from primary care one year after the 9/11 terrorist attacks
    Yuval Neria
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University Medical Center, New York City, NY 10032, USA
    Psychiatry 71:339-48. 2008
    ..The results suggest that disaster-related mental health care in this clinical population should emphasize evidence-based treatments for mood and anxiety disorders...
  31. ncbi request reprint National trends in the outpatient diagnosis and treatment of bipolar disorder in youth
    Carmen Moreno
    Unidad de Adolescentes, Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Maranon, Servicio do Psiquiatría, Madrid, Spain
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:1032-9. 2007
    ..Although bipolar disorder may have its onset during childhood, little is known about national trends in the diagnosis and management of bipolar disorder in young people...
  32. pmc Sex differences in antisocial personality disorder: results from the National Epidemiological Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions
    Analucia A Alegria
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Personal Disord 4:214-22. 2013
    ..67), they have higher rates of victimization, greater impairment, and lower social support. Our findings suggest increased mental health needs in women with ASPD, meriting development of different treatment programs for women and men...
  33. pmc Child physical abuse and adult mental health: a national study
    Luisa Sugaya
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY, USA
    J Trauma Stress 25:384-92. 2012
    ..The long-lasting deleterious effects of child physical abuse underscore the urgency of developing public health policies aimed at early recognition and prevention...
  34. pmc Gender differences in generalized anxiety disorder: results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions (NESARC)
    Oriana Vesga-Lopez
    Department of Psychiatry, New York State Psychiatric Institute, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, 1051 Riverside Dr, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 69:1606-16. 2008
    ..To assess gender differences in the epidemiology, comorbidity, and treatment-seeking patterns of DSM-IV generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) in the United States...
  35. pmc Posttraumatic stress disorder in primary care one year after the 9/11 attacks
    Yuval Neria
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 28:213-22. 2006
    ..To screen for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in primary care patients 7-16 months after 9/11 attacks and to examine its comorbidity, clinical presentation and relationships with mental health treatment and service utilization...
  36. doi request reprint Probability and predictors of cannabis use disorders relapse: results of the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions (NESARC)
    Ludwing Flórez-Salamanca
    Department of Psychiatry, New York State Psychiatric Institute and College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 132:127-33. 2013
    ..This study aims to estimate the odds and predictors of Cannabis Use Disorders (CUD) relapse among individuals in remission...
  37. pmc Probability and predictors of transition from first use to dependence on nicotine, alcohol, cannabis, and cocaine: results of the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions (NESARC)
    Catalina Lopez-Quintero
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 115:120-30. 2011
    ..This study aims to estimate general and racial-ethnic specific cumulative probability of developing dependence among nicotine, alcohol, cannabis or cocaine users, and to identify predictors of transition to substance dependence...
  38. pmc Twelve-month prevalence of psychiatric disorders and treatment-seeking among Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in the United States: results from the National Epidemiological Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions
    Yang Xu
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 45:910-8. 2011
    ..The lower treatment-seeking rates for mood/anxiety disorders in Asian American/Pacific Islander females underscore the unmet needs for psychiatric service among this population...
  39. pmc Depression in bipolar disorder versus major depressive disorder: results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions
    Carmen Moreno
    Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Department, Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Maranon, Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Salud Mental, CIBERSAM, Madrid, Spain
    Bipolar Disord 14:271-82. 2012
    ..To compare the clinical features and course of major depressive episodes (MDEs) occurring in subjects with bipolar I disorder (BD-I), bipolar II disorder (BD-II), and major depressive disorder (MDD)...
  40. doi request reprint Predictors of persistence of social anxiety disorder: a national study
    Carlos Blanco
    Department of Psychiatry, New York State Psychiatric Institute and College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 45:1557-63. 2011
    ..These results suggest that persistence of SAD in the community is common and associated with symptom severity and comorbid mood disorders...
  41. pmc Panic disorder and suicidal ideation in primary care
    Daniel J Pilowsky
    Division of Clinical and Genetic Epidemiology, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, New York, USA
    Depress Anxiety 23:11-6. 2006
    ..PD patients in primary care thus should be assessed routinely for suicidal ideation and depression...
  42. doi request reprint Gender differences in social anxiety disorder: results from the national epidemiologic sample on alcohol and related conditions
    Yang Xu
    Department of Psychiatry, New York State Psychiatric Institute, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, 1051 Riverside Drive, Unit 69, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 26:12-9. 2012
    ..Recognizing these differences in clinical symptoms and treatment-seeking of men and women with SAD may be important for optimizing screening strategies and enhancing treatment efficacy for SAD...
  43. pmc Increased prospective health service use for depression among adults with childhood onset bipolar disorder
    Regina Sala
    Department of Psychiatry, New York State Psychiatric Institute, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York, NY Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, United Kingdom Electronic address
    J Pediatr 163:1454-7.e1-3. 2013
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  44. pmc DSM-IV criteria-based clinical subtypes of cannabis use disorders: results from the National Epidemiological Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions (NESARC)
    Carlos Blanco
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 96:136-44. 2008
    ..Future research should investigate whether there are differences in the course and treatment response of these clinical subtypes of cannabis use disorders, and the heterogeneity of other substance use disorders...
  45. pmc Epidemiology of chronic and nonchronic major depressive disorder: results from the national epidemiologic survey on alcohol and related conditions
    Jose M Rubio
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Depress Anxiety 28:622-31. 2011
    ....
  46. pmc The epidemiology of chronic major depressive disorder and dysthymic disorder: results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions
    Carlos Blanco
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, New York, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 71:1645-56. 2010
    ....
  47. pmc Personality disorders and the 3-year course of alcohol, drug, and nicotine use disorders
    Deborah Hasin
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, NY 10032, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 68:1158-67. 2011
    ..The existing literature focuses mostly on antisocial personality disorder and does not come to clear conclusions...
  48. doi request reprint A characterization of adult victims of sexual violence: results from the national epidemiological survey for alcohol and related conditions
    Yang Xu
    Department of Psychiatry, New York State Psychiatric Institute, NY 10032, USA
    Psychiatry 76:223-40. 2013
    ..Psychiatric disorders can act as both risk factors and outcomes of adult sexual victimization. ..
  49. pmc Mental health of African Americans and Caribbean blacks in the United States: results from the National Epidemiological Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions
    Tresha A Gibbs
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:330-8. 2013
    ..We estimated the prevalence and persistence of psychiatric disorders in African Americans, Caribbean Blacks, and non-Hispanic Whites...
  50. ncbi request reprint A controlled trial of paroxetine for chronic PTSD, dissociation, and interpersonal problems in mostly minority adults
    Randall D Marshall
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Depress Anxiety 24:77-84. 2007
    ..Paroxetine was well tolerated and superior to placebo in ameliorating the symptoms of chronic PTSD, associated features of PTSD, dissociative symptoms, and interpersonal problems in the first trial conducted primarily in minority adults...
  51. pmc Suicidal ideation and suicide attempts among Hispanic subgroups in the United States: 1991-1992 and 2001-2002
    Enrique Baca-Garcia
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 45:512-8. 2011
    ..To compare the prevalence of suicidal ideation/attempts among Hispanic subgroups in the US in 1991-1992 and 2001-2002, and identify high-risk groups...
  52. pmc Health-related quality of life across the anxiety disorders: results from the national epidemiologic survey on alcohol and related conditions (NESARC)
    Jonathan S Comer
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 72:43-50. 2011
    ..The current analysis compares health-related quality of life in a US community-dwelling sample of adults with DSM-IV social anxiety disorder, generalized anxiety disorders (GAD), panic disorder, and specific phobia...
  53. ncbi request reprint Gambling level and psychiatric and medical disorders in older adults: results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions
    Robert H Pietrzak
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 3944, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 15:301-13. 2007
    ..This study examined the association between gambling level and psychiatric and medical disorders in a nationally representative sample of older adults...
  54. pmc Gender differences in cannabis use disorders: results from the National Epidemiologic Survey of Alcohol and Related Conditions
    Sharaf S Khan
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University New York State Psychiatric Institute, 1051 Riverside Drive, Unit 69, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 130:101-8. 2013
    ..To examine gender differences among individuals diagnosed with DSM-IV lifetime cannabis use disorder (CUD)...
  55. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in pathological gambling
    Angela Ibanez
    Department of Psychiatry, Ramón y Cajal Hospital Alcalá University, Madrid, Spain
    J Clin Psychiatry 64:295-301. 2003
    ..To determine the differences in clinical presentation, gambling behavior, and psychiatric comorbidity of male and female treatment-seeking pathological gamblers...
  56. pmc Temporal sequencing of nicotine dependence and bipolar disorder in the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions (NESARC)
    José M Martínez-Ortega
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 47:858-64. 2013
    ..In conclusion, ND and BD predict the development of each other. The phenomenology and course of ND and BD varied significantly depending on which disorder had earlier onset...
  57. ncbi request reprint National trends in ethnic disparities in mental health care
    Carlos Blanco
    Departments of Psychiatry, New York State Psychiatric Institute Columbia University, 1051 Riverside Drive, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Med Care 45:1012-9. 2007
    ..To compare trends in office-based treatment of mental disorders between Hispanics and non-Hispanics...
  58. doi request reprint Quality of life following remission of mental disorders: findings from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions
    Jose M Rubio
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 74:e445-50. 2013
    ..Although psychiatric disorders are associated with decreased health-related quality of life, it is unknown whether symptom remission is associated with its improvement or normalization...
  59. pmc Do race, ethnicity, and psychiatric diagnoses matter in the prevalence of multiple chronic medical conditions?
    Leopoldo J Cabassa
    School of Social Work, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Med Care 51:540-7. 2013
    ..Yet, little is known about the relationship that race, ethnicity, and psychiatric disorders have on the prevalence of MCMCs in the general population...
  60. pmc Conduct disorder and adult psychiatric diagnoses: associations and gender differences in the U.S. adult population
    Carmen Morcillo
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York State Psychiatric Institute, 1051 Riverside Drive, Unit 69, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 46:323-30. 2012
    ..Early recognition and treatment of CD may help prevent the development of adult-onset disorders...
  61. pmc Exercise and mental illness: results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions (NESARC)
    Elias Dakwar
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 73:960-6. 2012
    ....
  62. pmc Increased risk for suicidal behavior in comorbid bipolar disorder and alcohol use disorders: results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions (NESARC)
    Maria A Oquendo
    Division of Molecular Imaging and Neuropathology, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, 1051 Riverside Drive, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 71:902-9. 2010
    ..Whether risk for suicidal behavior is elevated when these conditions are comorbid has not been addressed in epidemiologic studies...
  63. doi request reprint Myosin light chain is a novel shrimp allergen, Lit v 3
    Rosalia Ayuso
    Division of Allergy and Immunology and the Jaffe Food Allergy Research Institute, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 122:795-802. 2008
    ..Shellfish allergy is a prevalent, long-lasting disorder usually persisting throughout life. Few options are available for treatment, and avoidance is the only therapy recommended...
  64. pmc Mental health of college students and their non-college-attending peers: results from the National Epidemiologic Study on Alcohol and Related Conditions
    Carlos Blanco
    New York State Psychiatric Institute Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 65:1429-37. 2008
    ..Although young adulthood is often characterized by rapid intellectual and social development, college-aged individuals are also commonly exposed to circumstances that place them at risk for psychiatric disorders...
  65. pmc Probability and predictors of transition from abuse to dependence on alcohol, cannabis, and cocaine: results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions
    Ludwing Flórez-Salamanca
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 39:168-79. 2013
    ..Little is known about the transition from substance abuse to substance dependence...
  66. pmc Probability and predictors of remission from life-time nicotine, alcohol, cannabis or cocaine dependence: results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions
    Catalina Lopez-Quintero
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, USA
    Addiction 106:657-69. 2011
    ..To estimate the general and racial/ethnic specific cumulative probability of remission from nicotine alcohol cannabis or cocaine dependence, and to identify predictors of remission across substances...
  67. ncbi request reprint Differential allergen sensitization patterns in chestnut allergy with or without associated latex-fruit syndrome
    Rosa Sanchez-Monge
    Unidad de Bioquimica, Departamento de Biotecnologia, E T S Ingenieros Agronomos, UPM, Madrid, Spain
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 118:705-10. 2006
    ..Chestnut allergy has been almost exclusively considered in the context of the latex-fruit syndrome. Chestnut allergens not linked to latex hypersensitivity have not been studied...
  68. pmc Gender, HIV status, and psychiatric disorders: results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions
    Mariana Lopes
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 73:384-91. 2012
    ....
  69. ncbi request reprint National trends in the outpatient treatment of children and adolescents with antipsychotic drugs
    Mark Olfson
    New York State Psychiatric Institute and Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 63:679-85. 2006
    ..Although there are indications that antipsychotic drugs are increasingly used to treat children and adolescents, little is known about the characteristics of those who receive them...
  70. ncbi request reprint Health problems and medical utilization associated with gambling disorders: results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions
    Benjamin J Morasco
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    Psychosom Med 68:976-84. 2006
    ..We sought to examine medical disorders and health service utilization associated with problem and pathologic gambling...
  71. pmc Gender differences in posttraumatic stress disorder among primary care patients after the World Trade Center attack of September 11, 2001
    Myrna M Weissman
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Gend Med 2:76-87. 2005
    ..Debate surrounds the nature of gender differences in rates of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)...
  72. ncbi request reprint Duloxetine in the treatment of major depressive disorder: comparisons of safety and efficacy in U.S. Hispanic and majority Caucasian patients
    Roberto Lewis-Fernandez
    Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:1379-90. 2006
    ..To evaluate new pharmacotherapies for the treatment of major depressive disorder (MDD) in Hispanic Americans, the largest ethnic minority group in the United States...
  73. doi request reprint Social anxiety and functional impairment in patients seeking surgical evaluation for hyperhidrosis
    Franklin R Schneier
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 53:1181-6. 2012
    ..The overlap of symptoms in patients presenting for treatment of SAD or hyperhidrosis suggests that both social anxiety and sweating should be assessed in these patients and considered as potential targets of treatment...
  74. ncbi request reprint Sertraline treatment of pathological gambling: a pilot study
    Jeronimo Saiz-Ruiz
    Department of Psychiatry, Hospital Ramon y Cajal, Universidad de Alcala, Madrid, Spain
    J Clin Psychiatry 66:28-33. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of sertraline in the treatment of pathological gambling...
  75. ncbi request reprint Treatment of depressed mothers of depressed children: pilot study of feasibility
    Helen Verdeli
    Divisions of Child Psychiatry and Clinical and Genetic Epidemiology, New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Depress Anxiety 19:51-8. 2004
    ..It may be more feasible to study the effect of improved maternal depression on offspring by sampling depressed mothers coming for their own treatment and then assessing their children over the course of maternal treatment...
  76. pmc Influence of comorbid mental disorders on time to seeking treatment for major depressive disorder
    Mark Olfson
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Med Care 50:227-32. 2012
    ..Although treatment of depression has increased in recent years, long delays commonly separate disorder onset from first treatment contact...
  77. pmc Estimating risk for suicide attempt: are we asking the right questions? Passive suicidal ideation as a marker for suicidal behavior
    Enrique Baca-Garcia
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Affect Disord 134:327-32. 2011
    ..We aimed to compare desire for death and suicidal ideation as clinical markers for suicide attempts...
  78. pmc Telescoping and gender differences in alcohol dependence: new evidence from two national surveys
    Katherine M Keyes
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, 1051 Riverside Drive 123, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 167:969-76. 2010
    ..This study examined evidence for such a telescoping effect in the general population and tested birth cohort effects for gender differences...
  79. ncbi request reprint Greater epitope recognition of shrimp allergens by children than by adults suggests that shrimp sensitization decreases with age
    Rosalia Ayuso
    Division of Allergy and Immunology and the Jaffe Food Allergy Research Institute, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 125:1286-1293.e3. 2010
    ..Shellfish allergy is a long-lasting disorder typically affecting adults. Despite its high prevalence, there is limited information about allergenic shrimp proteins and the epitopes implicated in such allergic reactions...
  80. pmc Epidemiology of major depression with atypical features: results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions (NESARC)
    Carlos Blanco
    New York State Psychiatric Institute Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 73:224-32. 2012
    ..To examine prevalence, correlates, comorbidity and treatment-seeking among individuals with a lifetime major depressive episode (MDE) with and without atypical features...
  81. ncbi request reprint Paroxetine treatment of pathological gambling: a multi-centre randomized controlled trial
    Jon E Grant
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454 1495, USA
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 18:243-9. 2003
    ..Paroxetine consistently demonstrated an advantage over placebo on the Clinical Global Impressions scale; however, a larger sample size may have registered significant differences...
  82. ncbi request reprint Screening for bipolar disorder in a primary care practice
    Amar K Das
    Division of Clinical and Genetic Epidemiology, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York 10032, USA
    JAMA 293:956-63. 2005
    ..Bipolar disorder consists of episodes of manic and depressive symptoms. Efforts to screen for depression in a primary care setting without assessment of past manic symptoms can lead to incorrect diagnosis and treatment of bipolar disorder...
  83. pmc Significance of endorsement of psychotic symptoms by US Latinos
    Roberto Lewis-Fernandez
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University and New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, New York, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 197:337-47. 2009
    ..Endorsed psychotic symptoms in Latinos may constitute a clinically significant marker of general psychiatric vulnerability rather than a sign of psychotic disorder...
  84. ncbi request reprint Citalopram treatment of social anxiety disorder with comorbid major depression
    Franklin R Schneier
    Anxiety Disorders Clinic, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Depress Anxiety 17:191-6. 2003
    ..The overlap of social anxiety disorder with atypical features of depression may primarily be due to the shared feature of rejection sensitivity...
  85. ncbi request reprint Toward an adaptation of interpersonal psychotherapy for Hispanic patients with DSM-IV major depressive disorder
    John C Markowitz
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 70:214-22. 2009
    ..The literature on cultural competence in treating Hispanic patients provides few details of psychotherapeutic adaptations...
  86. pmc The Gambling Symptom Assessment Scale (G-SAS): a reliability and validity study
    Suck Won Kim
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Psychiatry Res 166:76-84. 2009
    ..The correlations between the G-SAS and the PG-YBOCS and Clinical Global Impression rating were excellent. Findings suggest that the G-SAS is reliable and valid in assessing changes in symptoms during a drug treatment study...
  87. pmc Generalizability of clinical trials for cannabis dependence to community samples
    Mayumi Okuda
    New York State Psychiatric Institute Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 111:177-81. 2010
    ..Clinical trials should carefully evaluate the effects of eligibility criteria on the generalizability of their results. Even in efficacy trials, stringent exclusionary criteria could limit the representativeness of study results...
  88. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in subclinical and DSM-IV pathological gambling: results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions
    Carlos Blanco
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY, USA
    Psychol Med 36:943-53. 2006
    ..To examine sex differences in DSM-IV subclinical and pathological gambling in nationally representative data of the US population...
  89. ncbi request reprint Changes in the prevalence of non-medical prescription drug use and drug use disorders in the United States: 1991-1992 and 2001-2002
    Carlos Blanco
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University and the New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 90:252-60. 2007
    ..To examine changes in the prevalence of non-medical prescription drug use and DSM-IV non-medical prescription abuse and dependence in the United States between 1991-1992 and 2001-2002...
  90. ncbi request reprint Integrating neurobiology and psychopathology into evidence-based treatment of social anxiety disorder
    Michael R Liebowitz
    Anxiety Disorders Clinic, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York City, USA
    CNS Spectr 10:suppl13 1-11; discussion 12-3; quiz 14-5. 2005
    ..The prevalence, rates of recognition and treatment, patterns of comorbidity, quality-of-life issues, and natural history of SAD are discussed as well as pharmacologic and psychosocial treatment strategies for SAD...
  91. ncbi request reprint Sarcoplasmic calcium-binding protein is an EF-hand-type protein identified as a new shrimp allergen
    Rosalia Ayuso
    Division of Allergy and Immunology and the Jaffe Food Allergy Research Institute, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1198, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 124:114-20. 2009
    ..Shellfish allergy is a long-lasting disorder usually persisting throughout life. Despite its high prevalence, there is limited information about allergenic shrimp proteins...
  92. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric comorbidity in pathological gamblers seeking treatment
    A Ibanez
    Department of Psychiatry, Hospital Ramon y Cajal, Alcala University, Madrid, Spain
    Am J Psychiatry 158:1733-5. 2001
    ....
  93. doi request reprint Stability of childhood anxiety disorder diagnoses: a follow-up naturalistic study in psychiatric care
    Juan J Carballo
    Department of Psychiatry, Fundacion Jimenez Diaz University Hospital, Autonomous University of Madrid, Avenida Reyes Catolicos 2, 28040, Madrid, Spain
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 19:395-403. 2010
    ..In this clinical pediatric outpatient sample it appears that phobic, social anxiety, and stress-related disorder diagnoses in children and adolescents treated in community outpatient services may have high diagnostic stability...
  94. ncbi request reprint Depressed mothers coming to primary care: maternal reports of problems with their children
    Myrna M Weissman
    Division of Clinical and Genetic Epidemiology, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY, USA
    J Affect Disord 78:93-100. 2004
    ..Data on the relationship between maternal depression and problems in the offspring in a primary care context could help physicians to more effectively identify children in need of psychiatric help...
  95. ncbi request reprint The social anxiety spectrum
    Franklin R Schneier
    Anxiety Disorders Clinic, New York State Psychiatric Institute, 1051 Riverside Drive, Unit 69, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 25:757-74. 2002
    ..Taking a pluralistic view of the concept of spectrum at this stage may help accelerate our understanding of social anxiety and related disorders...
  96. pmc Racial and ethnic differences in diabetes mellitus among people with and without psychiatric disorders: results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions
    Leopoldo J Cabassa
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 33:107-15. 2011
    ..This study examined racial/ethnic differences in the prevalence of diabetes mellitus in a nationally representative sample of adults with and without common psychiatric disorders...
  97. doi request reprint Fear and avoidance of eye contact in social anxiety disorder
    Franklin R Schneier
    Anxiety Disorders Clinic, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 52:81-7. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to characterize fear and avoidance of eye contact in patients with social anxiety disorder and in nonpatient samples...
  98. ncbi request reprint A pilot study of noradrenergic and HPA axis functioning in PTSD vs. panic disorder
    Randall D Marshall
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1051 Riverside Drive, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Psychiatry Res 110:219-30. 2002
    ..These biological findings support existing clinical, epidemiologic, family study, and clinical trial findings that distinguish these two disorders as distinct syndromes...
  99. ncbi request reprint Prescription of psychotropic medications to youths in office-based practice
    R Goodwin
    Division of Epidemiology, Columbia University School of Public Healthm New York, NY 10032, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 52:1081-7. 2001
    ....
  100. ncbi request reprint Defense mechanisms and personality in depression
    L S Mullen
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, USA
    Depress Anxiety 10:168-74. 1999
    ..Results of the study address the question of whether there are personality characteristics that are enduring and that can be appreciated irrespective of an Axis I disorder...
  101. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity, impairment, and suicidality in subthreshold PTSD
    R D Marshall
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York 10032, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 158:1467-73. 2001
    ..In addition, no studies have examined the role of comorbidity in explaining disability and impairment in subthreshold PTSD...

Research Grants22

  1. 2/2 Gambling Addiction: Treatment Mediators and Moderators
    Carlos Blanco; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The findings from this study will significantly improve our understanding of PG and inform future research on this disorder. ..
  2. Substance Abuse in US Hispanics: A National Study
    Carlos Blanco; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The models derived from our investigation will have the potential to serve as the basis for developing empirically-informed interventions to improve prevention and treatment of SUD in Hispanics. ..
  3. Substance Use Comorbidity Care: Evidence-Based Stepped Strategies for Depression
    Carlos Blanco; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  4. Interpersonal therapy for depression in Breast Cancer
    Carlos Blanco; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We hope that the results of this study will help to build the urgently needed empirical basis for effective, evidence-based treatments for this population. ..
  5. Improving the Effectiveness of Treatment for Depression in Hispanics
    Carlos Blanco; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  6. Improving the Effectiveness of Treatment for Depression in Hispanics
    Carlos Blanco; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  7. 2/2 Gambling Addiction: Treatment Mediators and Moderators
    Carlos Blanco; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The findings from this study will significantly improve our understanding of PG and inform future research on this disorder. ..
  8. Substance Use Comorbidity Care: Evidence-Based Stepped Strategies for Depression
    Carlos Blanco; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  9. Substance Abuse in US Hispanics: A National Study
    Carlos Blanco; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The models derived from our investigation will have the potential to serve as the basis for developing empirically-informed interventions to improve prevention and treatment of SUD in Hispanics. ..
  10. Substance Abuse in U.S. Hispanics: A National Study
    Carlos Blanco; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The models derived from our investigation will have the potential to serve as the basis for developing empirically-informed interventions to improve prevention and treatment of SUD in Hispanics. ..
  11. Interpersonal therapy for depression in Breast Cancer
    Carlos Blanco; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We hope that the results of this study will help to build the urgently needed empirical basis for effective, evidence-based treatments for this population. ..
  12. Screening for comorbidity in substance abuse clinics
    Carlos Blanco; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  13. Substance Abuse in U.S. Hispanics: A National Study
    Carlos Blanco; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The models derived from our investigation will have the potential to serve as the basis for developing empirically-informed interventions to improve prevention and treatment of SUD in Hispanics. ..
  14. SMART: Improving Detection & Outcome of Psychiatric Comorbidity in Drug Treatment
    Carlos Blanco; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  15. Substance Abuse in U.S. Hispanics: A National Study
    Carlos Blanco; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The models derived from our investigation will have the potential to serve as the basis for developing empirically-informed interventions to improve prevention and treatment of SUD in Hispanics. ..
  16. SMART: Improving Detection & Outcome of Psychiatric Comorbidity in Drug Treatment
    Carlos Blanco; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  17. SMART: Improving Detection & Outcome of Psychiatric Comorbidity in Drug Treatment
    Carlos Blanco; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  18. SMART: Improving Detection & Outcome of Psychiatric Comorbidity in Drug Treatment
    Carlos Blanco; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..