Brian Fallon

Summary

Affiliation: Columbia University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc A reappraisal of the u.s. Clinical trials of post-treatment lyme disease syndrome
    Brian A Fallon
    Columbia University, Dept of Psychiatry, Division of Clinical Therapeutics, USA
    Open Neurol J 6:79-87. 2012
  2. pmc Personality disorders in hypochondriasis: prevalence and comparison with two anxiety disorders
    Brian A Fallon
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Psychosomatics 53:566-74. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Inflammation and central nervous system Lyme disease
    Brian A Fallon
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Neurobiol Dis 37:534-41. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Regional cerebral blood flow and metabolic rate in persistent Lyme encephalopathy
    Brian A Fallon
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 66:554-63. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint A randomized, placebo-controlled trial of repeated IV antibiotic therapy for Lyme encephalopathy
    B A Fallon
    Columbia University, 1051 Riverside Drive, Unit 69, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Neurology 70:992-1003. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint WAIS-III and WMS-III performance in chronic Lyme disease
    John G Keilp
    Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Department of Psychiatry, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 12:119-29. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Advances in understanding illness anxiety
    Kelli J Harding
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University Medical Center, 1051 Riverside Drive, Unit 69, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 10:311-7. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Pharmacotherapy of somatoform disorders
    Brian A Fallon
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Therapeutics, Somatic Disorders Program, New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University, 1051 Riverside Drive, Unit 69, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Psychosom Res 56:455-60. 2004
  9. doi request reprint Randomized sham-controlled trial of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation in treatment-resistant obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Antonio Mantovani
    Division of Brain Stimulation and Therapeutic Modulation, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 13:217-27. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Regional cerebral blood flow and cognitive deficits in chronic lyme disease
    Brian A Fallon
    The NYS Psychiatric Institute, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 15:326-32. 2003

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. pmc A reappraisal of the u.s. Clinical trials of post-treatment lyme disease syndrome
    Brian A Fallon
    Columbia University, Dept of Psychiatry, Division of Clinical Therapeutics, USA
    Open Neurol J 6:79-87. 2012
    ..The goal of this paper is to determine whether this summary con-clusion is supported by the evidence...
  2. pmc Personality disorders in hypochondriasis: prevalence and comparison with two anxiety disorders
    Brian A Fallon
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Psychosomatics 53:566-74. 2012
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  3. doi request reprint Inflammation and central nervous system Lyme disease
    Brian A Fallon
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Neurobiol Dis 37:534-41. 2010
    ..Directions for future human research are suggested that may help to clarify the role of inflammation as a mediator of the chronic persistent symptoms experienced by some patients despite antibiotic treatment for neurologic Lyme disease...
  4. doi request reprint Regional cerebral blood flow and metabolic rate in persistent Lyme encephalopathy
    Brian A Fallon
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 66:554-63. 2009
    ..There is controversy regarding whether objective neurobiological abnormalities exist after intensive antibiotic treatment for Lyme disease...
  5. ncbi request reprint A randomized, placebo-controlled trial of repeated IV antibiotic therapy for Lyme encephalopathy
    B A Fallon
    Columbia University, 1051 Riverside Drive, Unit 69, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Neurology 70:992-1003. 2008
    ..Optimal treatment remains uncertain for patients with cognitive impairment that persists or returns after standard IV antibiotic therapy for Lyme disease...
  6. ncbi request reprint WAIS-III and WMS-III performance in chronic Lyme disease
    John G Keilp
    Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Department of Psychiatry, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 12:119-29. 2006
    ..Deficits in chronic Lyme disease are consistent with a subtle neuropathological process affecting multiple performance tasks, although further work is needed to definitively rule out nonspecific illness effects...
  7. ncbi request reprint Advances in understanding illness anxiety
    Kelli J Harding
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University Medical Center, 1051 Riverside Drive, Unit 69, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 10:311-7. 2008
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Pharmacotherapy of somatoform disorders
    Brian A Fallon
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Therapeutics, Somatic Disorders Program, New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University, 1051 Riverside Drive, Unit 69, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Psychosom Res 56:455-60. 2004
    ..This paper reviews the published literature on the pharmacologic management of somatoform disorders...
  9. doi request reprint Randomized sham-controlled trial of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation in treatment-resistant obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Antonio Mantovani
    Division of Brain Stimulation and Therapeutic Modulation, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 13:217-27. 2010
    ..The results of the first randomized sham-controlled trial of SMA stimulation in the treatment of resistant OCD support further investigation into the potential therapeutic applications of rTMS in this disabling condition...
  10. ncbi request reprint Regional cerebral blood flow and cognitive deficits in chronic lyme disease
    Brian A Fallon
    The NYS Psychiatric Institute, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 15:326-32. 2003
    ..66, p=.027) and visuospatial organization (r=.62, p=.041). Results suggest that Lyme encephalopathy may be a disease primarily affecting the cerebral white matter...
  11. ncbi request reprint An open trial of fluvoxamine for hypochondriasis
    Brian A Fallon
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, USA
    Psychosomatics 44:298-303. 2003
    ..Significant improvement was also noted on each of the self-report and physician-administered hypochondriasis measures. Fluvoxamine was also well tolerated. A controlled trial is needed...
  12. ncbi request reprint Item-by-item factor analysis of the Yale-Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale Symptom Checklist
    Suzanne B Feinstein
    Department of Psychiatry, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, New York, USA
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 15:187-93. 2003
    ..If replicated on a larger scale, the finding of new subtype groupings would have important implications for future research in obsessive-compulsive disorder...
  13. ncbi request reprint Lyme disease associated with Alzheimer's disease
    Laurence Meer-Scherrer
    Laurence Meer Scherrer, 37 Flammat, Aumatt, Switzerland
    Curr Microbiol 52:330-2. 2006
    ..Much is to be learned about the role of spirochetes in degenerative central nervous system disease...

Research Grants10

  1. Treatment of Hypochondriasis with CBT &/or SSRI
    Brian A Fallon; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Most recently, the 2004 National Advisory Mental Health Council's Workgroup on Clinical Trials stated: "the portfolio must include more research in this area"...
  2. PET AND MRI IMAGING OF PERSISTENT LYME ENCEPHALOPATHY
    Brian Fallon; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..This study will enhance our understanding of the pathophysiology and treatment of patients suffering with the disabling effects of persistent Lyme encephalopathy. ..
  3. Treatment of Hypochondriasis with CBT &/or SSRI
    Brian Fallon; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Most recently, the 2004 National Advisory Mental Health Council's Workgroup on Clinical Trials stated: "the portfolio must include more research in this area"...
  4. PET AND MRI IMAGING OF PERSISTENT LYME ENCEPHALOPATHY
    Brian Fallon; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This study will enhance our understanding of the pathophysiology and treatment of patients suffering with the disabling effects of persistent Lyme encephalopathy. ..
  5. Treatment of Hypochondriasis with CBT &/or SSRI
    Brian Fallon; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Most recently, the 2004 National Advisory Mental Health Council's Workgroup on Clinical Trials stated: "the portfolio must include more research in this area"...
  6. Treatment of Hypochondriasis with CBT &/or SSRI
    Brian Fallon; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Most recently, the 2004 National Advisory Mental Health Council's Workgroup on Clinical Trials stated: "the portfolio must include more research in this area"...
  7. PET AND MRI IMAGING OF PERSISTENT LYME ENCEPHALOPATHY
    Brian Fallon; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This study will enhance our understanding of the pathophysiology and treatment of patients suffering with the disabling effects of persistent Lyme encephalopathy. ..
  8. PET AND MRI IMAGING OF PERSISTENT LYME ENCEPHALOPATHY
    Brian Fallon; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This study will enhance our understanding of the pathophysiology and treatment of patients suffering with the disabling effects of persistent Lyme encephalopathy. ..
  9. PET AND MRI IMAGING OF PERSISTENT LYME ENCEPHALOPATHY
    Brian Fallon; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..This study will enhance our understanding of the pathophysiology and treatment of patients suffering with the disabling effects of persistent Lyme encephalopathy. ..