Affiliation: Columbia University
- Dealing with heterogeneity of treatment effects: is the literature up to the challenge?Nicole B Gabler
Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, University of California, Davis, California, USA
Trials 10:43. 2009..We undertook this literature sample to track the use of HTE analyses over time, examine the appropriateness of the statistical methods used, and explore the predictors of such analyses...
- Disparities in defining disparities: statistical conceptual frameworksNaihua Duan
Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
Stat Med 27:3941-56. 2008..Using data from the Collaborative Psychiatric Epidemiology Survey, we also provide an example where the conditional disparity is misled by Simpson's paradox, whereas the marginal disparity approach handles it correctly...
- Prediction-based structured variable selection through the receiver operating characteristic curvesYuanjia Wang
Department of Biostatistics, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
Biometrics 67:896-905. 2011..Finally we apply developed methods to design a structured screener to be used in primary care clinics to refer potentially psychotic patients for further specialty diagnostics and treatment...
- A comparison of abstinence outcomes among gay/bisexual and heterosexual male smokers in an intensive, non-tailored smoking cessation studyLirio S Covey
New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University Medical Center, 1051 Riverside Drive, New York, NY 10032, USA
Nicotine Tob Res 11:1374-7. 2009..This study examined abstinence outcome in response to a high intensity smoking cessation program not specifically tailored to LGB smokers...
- Complicated grief and related bereavement issues for DSM-5M Katherine Shear
Columbia University School of Social Work, New York, New York, USA
Depress Anxiety 28:103-17. 2011..We also discuss modifications in the bereavement V code and refinement of bereavement exclusions in major depression and other disorders...
- Sudden death and use of stimulant medications in youthsMadelyn S Gould
Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, New York State Psychiatric Institute, 1051 Riverside Dr, New York, NY 10032
Am J Psychiatry 166:992-1001. 2009..The authors sought to determine whether a significant association exists between the use of stimulants and the rare event of sudden unexplained death in children and adolescents...
- The impact of insurance coverage in diminishing racial and ethnic disparities in behavioral health servicesMargarita Alegria
Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School and Cambridge Health Alliance, 120 Beacon St, 4th Floor, Somerville, MA 02143, USA
Health Serv Res 47:1322-44. 2012..To estimate whether racial/ethnic behavioral health service disparities are likely to be reduced through insurance expansion coverage expected through the Affordable Health Care Act...
- Assessment of a disease screener by hierarchical all-subset selection using area under the receiver operating characteristic curvesYuanjia Wang
Department of Biostatistics, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
Stat Med 30:1751-60. 2011..We use the procedure to construct a psychosis screening test to be used at a primary care clinic that will optimally screen low-income, Latino psychotic patients for further specialty referral...
- Testing language effects in psychiatric epidemiology surveys with randomized experiments: results from the National Latino and Asian American StudyPatrick E Shrout
Department of Psychology, Faculty of Arts and Science, New York University, New York, NY 10003, USA
Am J Epidemiol 168:345-52. 2008..Translation and back-translation of surveys does not guarantee that response probabilities are exactly equivalent. Randomized survey experiments should be incorporated into cross-cultural psychiatric surveys when possible...
- Clozapine v. chlorpromazine in treatment-naive, first-episode schizophrenia: 9-year outcomes of a randomised clinical trialRagy R Girgis
Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons and New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, USA
Br J Psychiatry 199:281-8. 2011..The differential effects of so-called 'first- and second generation' antipsychotic medications, when given in the first episode, on the long-term outcome of schizophrenia remain to be elucidated...
- Improving care for minorities: can quality improvement interventions improve care and outcomes for depressed minorities? Results of a randomized, controlled trialJeanne Miranda
Department of Psychiatry, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
Health Serv Res 38:613-30. 2003..We determined whether practice-initiated quality improvement (QI) interventions for depressed primary care patients improve care across ethnic groups and reduce outcome disparities...