R Mojtabai

Summary

Affiliation: Columbia University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint National trends in psychotherapy by office-based psychiatrists
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Department of Psychiatry, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 65:962-70. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Compliance with mental health and other specialty care referrals among Medicare/Medicaid dual enrollees
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Department of Psychiatry, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Community Ment Health J 41:339-44. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Parental psychopathology and childhood atopic disorders in the community
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Psychosom Med 67:448-53. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Use of specialty substance abuse and mental health services in adults with substance use disorders in the community
    R Mojtabai
    Department of Psychiatry, Beth Israel Medical Center, 1st Ave at 16th Street, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 78:345-54. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Perceived reasons for loss of housing and continued homelessness among homeless persons with mental illness
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Department of Psychiatry of Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, New York 10010, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 56:172-8. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Body mass index and serum folate in childbearing age women
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Department of Psychiatry, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Eur J Epidemiol 19:1029-36. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Which substance abuse treatment facilities offer dual diagnosis programs?
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Department of Psychiatry, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 30:525-36. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Cognitive deficits and the course of major depression in a cohort of middle-aged and older community-dwelling adults
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1060-9. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Major depression in community-dwelling middle-aged and older adults: prevalence and 2- and 4-year follow-up symptoms
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Psychol Med 34:623-34. 2004
  10. pmc Trends in contacts with mental health professionals and cost barriers to mental health care among adults with significant psychological distress in the United States: 1997-2002
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Department of Psychiatry of Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:2009-14. 2005

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Publications52

  1. ncbi request reprint National trends in psychotherapy by office-based psychiatrists
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Department of Psychiatry, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 65:962-70. 2008
    ..However, there are indications that the role of psychiatrists in providing psychotherapy may have diminished in recent years...
  2. ncbi request reprint Compliance with mental health and other specialty care referrals among Medicare/Medicaid dual enrollees
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Department of Psychiatry, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Community Ment Health J 41:339-44. 2005
    ..To examine and compare non-compliance with mental health and other specialty referrals among low-income elderly...
  3. ncbi request reprint Parental psychopathology and childhood atopic disorders in the community
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Psychosom Med 67:448-53. 2005
    ..To examine the association of parental psychopathology and childhood atopic disorders in the general population...
  4. ncbi request reprint Use of specialty substance abuse and mental health services in adults with substance use disorders in the community
    R Mojtabai
    Department of Psychiatry, Beth Israel Medical Center, 1st Ave at 16th Street, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 78:345-54. 2005
    ..To examine the patterns and correlates of use of specialty substance abuse and mental health services among adults with alcohol or non-alcohol drug abuse or dependence in the community...
  5. ncbi request reprint Perceived reasons for loss of housing and continued homelessness among homeless persons with mental illness
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Department of Psychiatry of Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, New York 10010, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 56:172-8. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the reasons for the most recent loss of housing and for continued homelessness as perceived by homeless persons with mental illness...
  6. ncbi request reprint Body mass index and serum folate in childbearing age women
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Department of Psychiatry, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Eur J Epidemiol 19:1029-36. 2004
    ..The mechanism for this association remains unknown. Lower maternal folate level has been implicated in the etiology of NTDs in general. The association of BMI with folate level, however, has not been investigated...
  7. ncbi request reprint Which substance abuse treatment facilities offer dual diagnosis programs?
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Department of Psychiatry, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 30:525-36. 2004
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Cognitive deficits and the course of major depression in a cohort of middle-aged and older community-dwelling adults
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1060-9. 2004
    ..To examine associations between cognitive deficits and persistent significant depressive symptoms at baseline and 2- and 4-year follow-ups in a sample of community-dwelling middle-aged and older adults...
  9. ncbi request reprint Major depression in community-dwelling middle-aged and older adults: prevalence and 2- and 4-year follow-up symptoms
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Psychol Med 34:623-34. 2004
    ....
  10. pmc Trends in contacts with mental health professionals and cost barriers to mental health care among adults with significant psychological distress in the United States: 1997-2002
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Department of Psychiatry of Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:2009-14. 2005
    ..I assessed recent trends in prevalence of any contact with mental health professionals and nonuse of mental health care or prescription medications owing to cost among adults with significant psychological distress...
  11. ncbi request reprint Psychotic-like experiences and interpersonal violence in the general population
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Department of Psychiatry, Beth Israel Medical Center, First Ave at 16th Street, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:183-90. 2006
    ..This study aimed to examine the association of psychotic-like experiences with violence in a general population sample...
  12. ncbi request reprint National patterns in antidepressant treatment by psychiatrists and general medical providers: results from the national comorbidity survey replication
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Department of Psychiatry, Beth Israel Medical Center, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University and New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10003, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 69:1064-74. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to compare patient characteristics and treatment patterns of adults in the United States treated with antidepressant medications by psychiatrists and other medical providers...
  13. doi request reprint Parental detection of youth's self-harm behavior
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Department of Psychiatry, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 38:60-73. 2008
    ..Parental detection of youth self-harm was associated with increased likelihood of professional help-seeking...
  14. ncbi request reprint Increase in antidepressant medication in the US adult population between 1990 and 2003
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Department of Psychiatry, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Psychother Psychosom 77:83-92. 2008
    ..This study examines trends in the prevalence of antidepressant drug treatment in two US general population surveys...
  15. ncbi request reprint Datapoints: Use of information technology by psychiatrists and other medical providers
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Department of Psychiatry, Beth Israel Medical Center, First Ave at 16th St, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:1261. 2007
  16. ncbi request reprint Implications of co-occurring alcohol abuse for role impairment, health problems, treatment seeking, and early course of alcohol dependence
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Department of Psychiatry, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, New York 10003, USA
    Am J Addict 16:300-9. 2007
    ..The two groups had different symptom profiles. Revisions to future DSM editions are proposed to better capture these differences...
  17. ncbi request reprint Americans' attitudes toward mental health treatment seeking: 1990-2003
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Department of Psychiatry, Beth Isreal Medical Center, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:642-51. 2007
    ..This study examined recent trends in Americans' attitudes toward mental health treatment seeking and beliefs about the effectiveness of such treatment...
  18. ncbi request reprint Serious emotional and behavioral problems and mental health contacts in American and British children and adolescents
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Department of Psychiatry, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York 10010, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 45:1215-23. 2006
    ..To compare prevalence of serious emotional and behavioral problems and mental health contacts for these problems among American and British children and adolescents...
  19. ncbi request reprint Treatment seeking for depression in Canada and the United States
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, New York 10003, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:631-9. 2006
    ..This study aimed to compare prevalence and predictors of mental health treatment seeking among adults with major depression in Canada and the United States...
  20. ncbi request reprint The concept of population prevention: application to schizophrenia
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, USA
    Schizophr Bull 29:791-801. 2003
    ..The article concludes that population and high-risk prevention strategies can be complementary and that it may be feasible and appropriate to use them in combination...
  21. ncbi request reprint Service use and outcomes of first-admission patients with psychotic disorders in the Suffolk County Mental Health Project
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Department of Psychiatry, Beth Israel Medical Center, First Ave at 16th St, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 162:1291-8. 2005
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Atypical antipsychotics in first admission schizophrenia: medication continuation and outcomes
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia Universty, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, USA
    Schizophr Bull 29:519-30. 2003
    ..We conclude that in usual practice settings, as in randomized clinical trials, atypical agents are associated with improved treatment continuation and outcomes...
  23. ncbi request reprint Residual symptoms and impairment in major depression in the community
    R Mojtabai
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University and the New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 158:1645-51. 2001
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Diagnosing depression and prescribing antidepressants by primary care physicians: the impact of practice style variations
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University and New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, USA
    Ment Health Serv Res 4:109-18. 2002
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Mortality and long-term course in schizophrenia with a poor 2-year course: a study in a developing country
    R Mojtabai
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, USA
    Br J Psychiatry 178:71-5. 2001
    ..The short-term course of schizophrenia is reported to be better in some developing country settings. The long-term course in such settings, however, has rarely been studied...
  26. ncbi request reprint Duration of remitting psychoses with acute onset. Implications for ICD-10
    R Mojtabai
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Br J Psychiatry 176:576-80. 2000
    ..The acute and transient psychotic disorders (ATPD) in ICD-10 advanced the nosology of remitting psychoses with acute onset. But the proposed criteria for ATPD--especially in regard to duration--are tentative and need to be validated...
  27. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological differences between first-admission schizophrenia and psychotic affective disorders
    R Mojtabai
    Am J Psychiatry 157:1453-60. 2000
    ..The study compared the neuropsychological functioning of patients with first-admission schizophrenia with that of patients with first-admission psychotic affective disorders...
  28. ncbi request reprint Use of VA aftercare following military discharge among patients with serious mental disorders
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University and New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York City 10463, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 54:383-8. 2003
    ..This study examined the use of Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) aftercare services among patients with serious mental disorders who were discharged from the military after a first admission to a Department of Defense (DoD) hospital...
  29. ncbi request reprint Identifying misidentifications: a phenomenological study
    R Mojtabai
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, N Y, USA
    Psychopathology 31:90-5. 1998
    ..Proper identification, description and classification of these non-DMS misidentification phenomena is needed...
  30. ncbi request reprint Datapoints: perceived benefits of substance abuse treatments
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Department of Psychiatry at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and the New York State Psychiatric Institute in New York City, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 54:780. 2003
  31. ncbi request reprint Perceived need and help-seeking in adults with mood, anxiety, or substance use disorders
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 59:77-84. 2002
    ..To better understand why not, we examined the correlates of various stages of help-seeking, including perceived need for professional help, seeking such help, and from which professionals participants sought help...
  32. ncbi request reprint Reliability of the life chart schedule for assessment of the long-term course of schizophrenia
    E Susser
    Columbia University, Department of Psychiatry, New York, NY 10032
    Schizophr Res 42:67-77. 2000
    ..53 to 0.99), quality of experience (kappa ranged from 0.46 to 0. 92) and long-term time trends (kappa ranged from 0.66 to 0.94). The LCS can be used to obtain reliable ratings of the long-term course of schizophrenia in multiple domains...
  33. pmc Neuropsychological function and dysfunction in schizophrenia and psychotic affective disorders
    Abraham Reichenberg
    Department of Psychiatry, Emory University School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Schizophr Bull 35:1022-9. 2009
    ..NP normality in psychotic affective disorders has not been systematically studied...
  34. pmc Dropout from outpatient mental health care in the United States
    Mark Olfson
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:898-907. 2009
    ..Although mental health treatment dropout is common, patterns and predictors of dropout are poorly understood. This study explored patterns and predictors of mental health treatment dropout in a nationally representative sample...
  35. ncbi request reprint Medication costs, adherence, and health outcomes among Medicare beneficiaries
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York State Psychiatric Institute, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 22:220-9. 2003
    ..We argue that this pattern of cost-related poor medication adherence should inform the design of Medicare prescription drug benefit legislation...
  36. ncbi request reprint Distinguishing between first-admission schizophreniform disorder and schizophrenia
    Bushra Naz
    Department of Psychiatry, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY 11794 8790, USA
    Schizophr Res 62:51-8. 2003
    ..atypical cases of affective disorders, (2). cases of schizophrenia in early course, or (3). a heterogeneous group of disorders including a subgroup with benign course and outcome which maintains this diagnosis in the long term...
  37. ncbi request reprint Long-term course of acute brief psychosis in a developing country setting
    E Susser
    Columbia University New York State Psychiatric Institute, USA
    Br J Psychiatry 173:226-30. 1998
    ..This study in North India compared acute brief psychosis--defined by acute onset, brief duration and no early relapse--with other remitting psychoses, over a 12-year course and outcome...
  38. doi request reprint Weekend prescribing practices and subsequent seclusion and restraint in a psychiatric inpatient setting
    David Lee Goldbloom
    Department of Psychiatry, Beth Israel Medical Center, First Ave and 16th St, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 61:193-5. 2010
    ..This case-control study examined the role of early medication management in preventing seclusion and restraint...
  39. ncbi request reprint Gaps in use of antipsychotics after discharge by first-admission patients with schizophrenia, 1989 to 1996
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 53:337-9. 2002
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Impairment in major depression: implications for diagnosis
    R Mojtabai
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 42:206-12. 2001
    ..Therefore, cases of DSM-III-R major depression with various levels of impairment most probably represent cases of the same illness that vary only in severity...
  41. ncbi request reprint Comparison of sexual offenders against children with sexual offenders against adolescents and adults: data from the New York State Sex Offender Registry
    Lisa J Cohen
    Beth Israel Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York 10003, USA
    J Psychiatr Pract 13:373-84. 2007
    ..To examine whether sexual offenders against children have fewer characteristics associated with impulsive-aggression and more characteristics associated with aberrant sexual arousal than do sexual offenders against adolescents and adults...
  42. ncbi request reprint Clinical characteristics, 4-year course, and DSM-IV classification of patients with nonaffective acute remitting psychosis
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Departments of Psychiatry and Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NewYork, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 160:2108-15. 2003
    ..The authors examined the clinical characteristics and 48-month illness course of cases of nonaffective acute remitting psychosis and described the classification of these cases in the DSM-IV system...
  43. pmc Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of four treatment modalities for substance disorders: a propensity score analysis
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University and New York State Psychiatric Institute, USA
    Health Serv Res 38:233-59. 2003
    ..To assess the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of four treatment modalities for substance abuse...
  44. ncbi request reprint Age at onset, childhood psychopathology, and 2-year outcome in psychotic bipolar disorder
    Gabrielle A Carlson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, State University of New York at Stony Brook, 11794 8790, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 159:307-9. 2002
    ..The relationships of age at onset and childhood psychopathology to 2-year clinical and functional outcomes in first-admission patients with bipolar I disorder were examined...
  45. ncbi request reprint Are there racial differences in the way patients with psychotic disorders are treated at their first hospitalization?
    Nancy L Sohler
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10437 2490, USA
    Psychol Med 34:705-18. 2004
    ..It is still uncertain, however, whether these differences exist at the early stages of treatment...
  46. ncbi request reprint Medication use patterns and 2-year outcome in first-admission bipolar disorder with psychotic features
    Thomas J Craig
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Quality and Performance, Washington, DC, USA
    Bipolar Disord 6:406-15. 2004
    ..This study examined the patterns and predictors of medication use and 24-month course/outcome in first-admission patients with bipolar disorder (BD) with psychotic features...
  47. ncbi request reprint Time to remission and relapse after the first hospital admission in severe bipolar disorder
    Evelyn J Bromet
    Dept of Psychiatry, Putnam Hall South Campus, SUNY at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY 11794 8790, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 40:106-13. 2005
    ..Using a cohort from the Suffolk County Mental Health Project, we describe these temporal patterns and their relationships with childhood, illness, and treatment characteristics...
  48. ncbi request reprint First psychiatric hospitalizations in the US military: the National Collaborative Study of Early Psychosis and Suicide (NCSEPS)
    Richard Herrell
    Section on Developmental Genetic Epidemiology, Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program, NIMH, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, MD 20892 3720, USA
    Psychol Med 36:1405-15. 2006
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint Symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder in a sample of Iranian patients
    Habibollah Ghassemzadeh
    Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 48:20-8. 2002
    ..Characteristic features of the obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) occur with remarkable consistency in different cultural settings. The content of symptoms, however, seems to vary across cultures...
  50. ncbi request reprint Use of the Persian language version of the Automatic Thoughts Questionnaire (ATQ) in depressed Iranian women
    Vandad Sharifi
    Department of Psychiatry, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Depress Anxiety 25:E35-8. 2008
    ..The data provide preliminary evidence for clinical validity and utility of ATQ-Persian...
  51. ncbi request reprint Patients with ICD-10 acute transient psychotic disorder (ATPD)
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Psychol Med 32:1483-4; author reply 1484-5. 2002
  52. ncbi request reprint Psychometric properties of a Persian-language version of the Beck Depression Inventory--Second edition: BDI-II-PERSIAN
    Habibollah Ghassemzadeh
    Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Department of Psychiatry, Roozbeh Hospital, Tehran, Iran
    Depress Anxiety 21:185-92. 2005
    ..These data support the reliability and concurrent validity of the BDI-II-Persian as a measure of depressive symptoms in nonclinical samples...

Research Grants2

  1. CONTINUITY OF CARE & OUTCOME OF SEVERE MENTAL DISORDERS
    Ramin Mojtabai; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  2. Treatment Patterns and Barriers in Comorbid Mental and Substance Disorders
    Ramin Mojtabai; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....