Mark Olfson

Summary

Affiliation: Columbia University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint National trends in the office-based prescription of schedule II opioids
    Mark Olfson
    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 74:932-9. 2013
  2. pmc Positive predictive value of a case definition for diabetes mellitus using automated administrative health data in children and youth exposed to antipsychotic drugs or control medications: a Tennessee Medicaid study
    William V Bobo
    Department of Psychiatry, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:128. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Decline in placebo-controlled trial results suggests new directions for comparative effectiveness research
    Mark Olfson
    Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 32:1116-25. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Trends in office-based treatment of adults with stimulants in the United States
    Mark Olfson
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 74:43-50. 2013
  5. 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
  6. pmc Comparative effectiveness of second-generation antipsychotic medications in early-onset schizophrenia
    Mark Olfson
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Schizophr Bull 38:845-53. 2012
  7. pmc Stimulants and cardiovascular events in youth with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    Mark Olfson
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 51:147-56. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Bipolar depression in a low-income primary care clinic
    Mark Olfson
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, 1051 Riverside Dr, Unit 24, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 162:2146-51. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint National trends in hospitalization of youth with intentional self-inflicted injuries
    Mark Olfson
    New York State Psychiatric Institute Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, 1051 Riverside Drive, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 162:1328-35. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Stimulant dosing for children with ADHD: a medical claims analysis
    Mark Olfson
    New York State Psychiatric Institute Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, 1051 Riverside Drive, New York, NY, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 48:51-9. 2009

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Publications117 found, 100 shown here

  1. doi request reprint National trends in the office-based prescription of schedule II opioids
    Mark Olfson
    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 74:932-9. 2013
    ..To investigate national trends and patterns in opioid prescription within office-based medical practice...
  2. pmc Positive predictive value of a case definition for diabetes mellitus using automated administrative health data in children and youth exposed to antipsychotic drugs or control medications: a Tennessee Medicaid study
    William V Bobo
    Department of Psychiatry, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:128. 2012
    ..We developed and validated an automated database case definition for diabetes in children and youth to facilitate pharmacoepidemiologic investigations of medications and the risk of diabetes...
  3. doi request reprint Decline in placebo-controlled trial results suggests new directions for comparative effectiveness research
    Mark Olfson
    Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 32:1116-25. 2013
    ..A decline in effect sizes in conventional placebo-controlled trials supports an increased emphasis on other avenues of research, including comparative studies on the safety, tolerability, and cost of treatments with established efficacy...
  4. doi request reprint Trends in office-based treatment of adults with stimulants in the United States
    Mark Olfson
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 74:43-50. 2013
    ..The authors investigated trends and patterns in stimulant treatment of adults visiting office-based medical practices in the United States...
  5. 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...
  6. pmc Comparative effectiveness of second-generation antipsychotic medications in early-onset schizophrenia
    Mark Olfson
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Schizophr Bull 38:845-53. 2012
    ..No significant differences were detected in risk of either adverse outcome across 5 commonly prescribed second-generation antipsychotic medications...
  7. pmc Stimulants and cardiovascular events in youth with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    Mark Olfson
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 51:147-56. 2012
    ..This study examined associations between stimulant use and risk of cardiovascular events and symptoms in youth with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and compared the risks associated with methylphenidate and amphetamines...
  8. ncbi request reprint Bipolar depression in a low-income primary care clinic
    Mark Olfson
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, 1051 Riverside Dr, Unit 24, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 162:2146-51. 2005
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint National trends in hospitalization of youth with intentional self-inflicted injuries
    Mark Olfson
    New York State Psychiatric Institute Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, 1051 Riverside Drive, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 162:1328-35. 2005
    ..The authors examined national trends from 1990 to 2000 in the utilization of community hospital inpatient services by young people (5-20 years of age) with intentional self-inflicted injuries...
  10. doi request reprint Stimulant dosing for children with ADHD: a medical claims analysis
    Mark Olfson
    New York State Psychiatric Institute Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, 1051 Riverside Drive, New York, NY, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 48:51-9. 2009
    ..To evaluate stimulant dosing patterns in the community treatment of children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)...
  11. doi request reprint Mental health treatment received by youths in the year before and after a new diagnosis of bipolar disorder
    Mark Olfson
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York State Psychiatric Institute, 1051 Riverside Dr, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:1098-106. 2009
    ..This article describes mental health service use in the year before and after a new clinical diagnosis of bipolar disorder...
  12. doi request reprint National patterns in antidepressant medication treatment
    Mark Olfson
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 66:848-56. 2009
    ..Antidepressants have recently become the most commonly prescribed class of medications in the United States...
  13. ncbi request reprint Trends in antipsychotic drug use by very young, privately insured children
    Mark Olfson
    Columbia University and the New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 49:13-23. 2010
    ..This study describes recent trends and patterns in antipsychotic treatment of privately insured children aged 2 through 5 years...
  14. doi request reprint Continuity of care after inpatient discharge of patients with schizophrenia in the Medicaid program: a retrospective longitudinal cohort analysis
    Mark Olfson
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University New York State Psychiatric Institute, 1051 Riverside Drive, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 71:831-8. 2010
    ..This study seeks to identify patient, facility, county, and state policy factors associated with timely schizophrenia-related outpatient treatment following hospital discharge...
  15. pmc Treatment of schizophrenia with long-acting fluphenazine, haloperidol, or risperidone
    Mark Olfson
    Division of Clinical and Genetic Epidemiology, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY, USA
    Schizophr Bull 33:1379-87. 2007
    ..This study compares 3 cohorts of patients with schizophrenia before, during, and after initiating treatment with fluphenazine decanoate (FD), haloperidol decanoate (HD), or long-acting injectable risperidone (LAR)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Continuity of antidepressant treatment for adults with depression in the United States
    Mark Olfson
    New York State Psychiatric Institute Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 163:101-8. 2006
    ..The authors sought to characterize the rate and pattern of antidepressant discontinuation among adults initiating antidepressant treatment for depression...
  17. ncbi request reprint Generalized anxiety disorder, somatic pain and health care costs
    Mark Olfson
    Department of Psychiatry, New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 29:310-6. 2007
    ..To evaluate the extent to which pain severity contributes to the health care costs of low-income primary care patients with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD)...
  18. ncbi request reprint Antidepressant drug therapy and suicide in severely depressed children and adults: A case-control study
    Mark Olfson
    New York State Psychiatric Institute Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 63:865-72. 2006
    ..It is unknown whether antidepressant agents increase the risk of suicide death in children or adults...
  19. ncbi request reprint Continuity in methylphenidate treatment of adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    Mark Olfson
    Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Manag Care Pharm 13:570-7. 2007
    ..Although stimulant therapy is commonly discontinued early in adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), the factors that contribute to continuity of stimulant therapy remain largely unknown...
  20. doi request reprint Effects of Food and Drug Administration warnings on antidepressant use in a national sample
    Mark Olfson
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1051 Riverside Dr, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 65:94-101. 2008
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Hyperlipidemia following treatment with antipsychotic medications
    Mark Olfson
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, NY State Psychiatric Institute, 1051 Riverside Dr, Unit 24, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 163:1821-5. 2006
    ..This study attempted to estimate the relative risk of developing hyperlipidemia after treatment with antipsychotics in relation to no antipsychotic treatment...
  22. doi request reprint Treatment patterns for schizoaffective disorder and schizophrenia among Medicaid patients
    Mark Olfson
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York State Psychiatric Institute, 1051 Riverside Dr, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:210-6. 2009
    ..This study compared background characteristics, pharmacologic treatment, and service use of adults treated for schizoaffective disorder and adults treated for schizophrenia...
  23. ncbi request reprint Awareness of illness and nonadherence to antipsychotic medications among persons with schizophrenia
    Mark Olfson
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York State Psychiatric Institute, 1051 Riverside Drive, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:205-11. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the effects of patients' awareness of their illness on the clinical presentation, management, and course of nonadherence to antipsychotic medications among patients with schizophrenia...
  24. doi request reprint Racial differences in visit duration of outpatient psychiatric visits
    Mark Olfson
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Epidemiology, New York State Psychiatric Institute Columbia University, 1051 Riverside Drive, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 66:214-21. 2009
    ..Substantial racial disparities exist in the delivery of some health care services. Whether racial disparities exist in the duration of office visits to psychiatrists is not known...
  25. doi request reprint National trends in outpatient psychotherapy
    Mark Olfson
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, 10032, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 167:1456-63. 2010
    ..The authors investigated recent trends in the use of outpatient psychotherapy in the United States...
  26. ncbi request reprint Parental depression, child mental health problems, and health care utilization
    Mark Olfson
    New York State Psychiatric Institute Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York, USA
    Med Care 41:716-21. 2003
    ..Small controlled studies suggest that depression and other mental health problems are more common in children of parents with depression than in children of parents without depression...
  27. ncbi request reprint Outpatient treatment of child and adolescent depression in the United States
    Mark Olfson
    New York State Psychiatric Institute and the Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 60:1236-42. 2003
    ..Although psychotherapy has traditionally been the dominant form of treatment for children and adolescents with depression, there has been a recent increase in the prescription of antidepressants for this age group...
  28. doi request reprint Predicting psychiatric hospital admission among adults with schizophrenia
    Mark Olfson
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, NewYork City, NY, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 62:1138-45. 2011
    ..The authors identified patient characteristics that increased risk of hospital admission among adults with schizophrenia...
  29. doi request reprint Emergency treatment of deliberate self-harm
    Mark Olfson
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 69:80-8. 2012
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Psychotic symptoms in an urban general medicine practice
    Mark Olfson
    College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University and New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York 10032, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 159:1412-9. 2002
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint National trends in the outpatient treatment of anxiety disorders
    Mark Olfson
    Department of Psychiatry, New York State Psychiatric Institute, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 65:1166-73. 2004
    ..This article examines changes in outpatient treatment of anxiety disorders in the United States between 1987 and 1999...
  32. ncbi request reprint National trends in the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
    Mark Olfson
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 160:1071-7. 2003
    ..Nationally representative descriptive data were presented regarding recent trends in the outpatient treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children...
  33. ncbi request reprint Male sexual dysfunction and quality of life in schizophrenia
    Mark Olfson
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, 1051 Riverside Dr, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 66:331-8. 2005
    ....
  34. pmc Positive screens for psychiatric disorders in primary care: a long-term follow-up of patients who were not in treatment
    Myrna M Weissman
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 61:151-9. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the clinical utility of screening by conducting a long-term follow-up of patients who screened positive for psychiatric disorders but who were initially not in treatment...
  35. pmc Long-term course of probable PTSD after the 9/11 attacks: a study in urban primary care
    Yuval Neria
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, and College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, 1051 Riverside Drive, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Trauma Stress 23:474-82. 2010
    ..Findings highlight the importance of ongoing evaluation of mental health needs in primary care settings in the aftermath of disasters...
  36. ncbi request reprint Emergency treatment of young people following deliberate self-harm
    Mark Olfson
    New York State Psychiatric Institute Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 62:1122-8. 2005
    ..To examine national patterns in the emergency department assessment and treatment during visits by young people, aged 7 to 24 years, who are seen following an episode of deliberate self-harm...
  37. pmc Mental and physical health consequences of the September 11, 2001 (9/11) attacks in primary care: a longitudinal study
    Yuval Neria
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York City, NY 10032, USA
    J Trauma Stress 26:45-55. 2013
    ..These findings highlight the importance of longitudinal assessments of mental, functional, and medical outcomes in urban populations exposed to mass trauma and terrorism...
  38. 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...
  39. ncbi request reprint Relationship between antidepressant medication treatment and suicide in adolescents
    Mark Olfson
    Department of Psychiatry, New York State Psychiatric Institute, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York 10032, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 60:978-82. 2003
    ..A decade of increasing antidepressant medication treatment for adolescents and corresponding declines in suicide rates raise the possibility that antidepressants have helped prevent youth suicide...
  40. 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...
  41. pmc Functional impairment in adults with past posttraumatic stress disorder: findings from primary care
    Maren Westphal
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York City, New York 10032, USA
    Depress Anxiety 28:686-95. 2011
    ..This study examines functional impairment in primary care patients with a history of PTSD as compared to patients with current PTSD, and those who never developed PTSD following exposure to trauma...
  42. 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...
  43. 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...
  44. doi request reprint Mental health screening of African American adolescents and facilitated access to care
    Mathilde M Husky
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University, New York, NY 10019, USA
    Community Ment Health J 48:71-8. 2012
    ..08; P = .022). The findings support the effectiveness of screening in school settings in predominantly African American communities...
  45. ncbi request reprint Borderline personality disorder in primary care
    Raz Gross
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 600 W 168 St, PH 18, Room 303, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:53-60. 2002
    ..Few data are available on its prevalence or clinical presentation outside of specialty mental health care settings...
  46. 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...
  47. 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...
  48. 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...
  49. ncbi request reprint Asthma and mental disorders in primary care
    Renee D Goodwin
    Departments of Epidemiology, Columbia University College of Physicians, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 25:479-83. 2003
    ..Physicians who treat patients with asthma should remain vigilant for the presence of comorbid psychiatric problems and carefully evaluate whether there is a clinical need to treat each condition...
  50. 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...
  51. pmc Depression and glycemic control in Hispanic primary care patients with diabetes
    Raz Gross
    Division of Clinical and Genetic Epidemiology, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:460-6. 2005
    ..Although depression is common in adults with diabetes, its relationship to glycemic control remains unclear, especially among Hispanics...
  52. 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...
  53. pmc National trends in child and adolescent psychotropic polypharmacy in office-based practice, 1996-2007
    Jonathan S Comer
    College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, and the New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 49:1001-10. 2010
    ..To examine patterns and recent trends in multiclass psychotropic treatment among youth visits to office-based physicians in the United States...
  54. 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)...
  55. pmc Trauma exposure and posttraumatic stress disorder among primary care patients with bipolar spectrum disorder
    Yuval Neria
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Bipolar Disord 10:503-10. 2008
    ..To examine relationships between exposure to trauma, bipolar spectrum disorder (BD) and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in a sample of primary care patients...
  56. 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...
  57. doi request reprint Identifying adolescents at risk through voluntary school-based mental health screening
    Mathilde M Husky
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University, 1775 Broadway, Suite 610, New York, NY 10019, USA
    J Adolesc 34:505-11. 2011
    ....
  58. doi 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...
  59. 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...
  60. ncbi request reprint National trends in the outpatient treatment of depression
    Mark Olfson
    Department of Psychiatry, New York State Psychiatric Institute, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, 1051 Riverside Dr, New York, NY 10032, USA
    JAMA 287:203-9. 2002
    ..Recent advances in pharmacotherapy and changing health care environments have focused increased attention on trends in outpatient treatment of depression...
  61. ncbi request reprint Social anxiety disorder in primary care
    Raz Gross
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 27:161-8. 2005
    ..To examine the prevalence, comorbidity, disability and mental health treatment associated with social anxiety disorder (SAD) in primary care, and to determine whether patients with SAD avoid seeking help from their primary care providers...
  62. ncbi request reprint Major depressive disorder, somatic pain, and health care costs in an urban primary care practice
    Marc J Gameroff
    Department of Psychiatry, New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:1232-9. 2006
    ..To evaluate the extent to which pain severity contributes to the increased medical care costs associated with depression in primary care...
  63. ncbi request reprint National trends in the use of outpatient psychotherapy
    Mark Olfson
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, 1051 Riverside Dr, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 159:1914-20. 2002
    ..This article reports recent trends in the use of outpatient psychotherapy in the United States...
  64. 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...
  65. 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...
  66. 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...
  67. ncbi request reprint A randomized effectiveness trial of interpersonal psychotherapy for depressed adolescents
    Laura Mufson
    Department of Clinical and Genetic Epidemiology, New York State Psychiatric Institute, NY, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 61:577-84. 2004
    ..The school-based health clinic offers the potential for accessible and efficient treatment, although it is unknown whether school-based clinicians can be trained to implement evidence-based psychotherapies for depression in routine care...
  68. 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...
  69. doi request reprint Mental health screening of adolescents in pediatric practice
    Mathilde M Husky
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University and TeenScreen National Center for Mental Health Checkups at Columbia University, 1775 Broadway, New York, NY 10019, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 38:159-69. 2011
    ..Screening is acceptable to many parents and adolescents, and it is associated with referral for specialized mental health care rather than care from the pediatrician...
  70. 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...
  71. ncbi request reprint Depression in US Hispanics: diagnostic and management considerations in family practice
    Roberto Lewis-Fernandez
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York, USA
    J Am Board Fam Pract 18:282-96. 2005
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  72. doi request reprint Patterns and correlates of tic disorder diagnoses in privately and publicly insured youth
    Mark Olfson
    College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University and the New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 50:119-31. 2011
    ....
  73. ncbi request reprint The cognitive effects of electroconvulsive therapy in community settings
    Harold A Sackeim
    Department of Biological Psychiatry, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 32:244-54. 2007
    ..Cognitive outcomes varied across treatment facilities and differences in ECT technique largely accounted for these differences. Sine wave stimulation and BL electrode placement resulted in more severe and persistent deficits...
  74. doi request reprint Sudden death and use of stimulant medications in youths
    Madelyn 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...
  75. ncbi request reprint National trends in the use of psychotropic medications by children
    Mark Olfson
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 41:514-21. 2002
    ..The objective of this report is to compare patterns and predictors of psychotropic medication use by children and adolescents in the United States in 1987 and 1996...
  76. 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...
  77. pmc Adding or switching antipsychotic medications in treatment-refractory schizophrenia
    Julie Kreyenbuhl
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Services Research, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:983-90. 2007
    ..Psychiatrists' characteristics and perceptions of effectiveness of the medication change on clinical outcomes were also reported...
  78. 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...
  79. 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
    ....
  80. ncbi request reprint The most expensive medical conditions in America
    Benjamin G Druss
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 21:105-11. 2002
    ..We use the findings to discuss the role for cost-of-illness and burden-of-disease estimates in setting priorities...
  81. ncbi request reprint Subjective unmet need for mental health services in depressed children grown up
    Rise B Goldstein
    Division of Clinical Genetic Epidemiology, Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 33:666-73. 2006
    ..A longitudinal follow-up of depressed, anxious, and psychiatrically normal children into adulthood provided an opportunity to examine factors associated with subjective unmet need...
  82. ncbi request reprint Trends in the inpatient mental health treatment of children and adolescents in US community hospitals between 1990 and 2000
    Brady G Case
    Department of Psychiatry, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:89-96. 2007
    ..Previous work has demonstrated marked changes in inpatient mental health service use by children and adolescents in the 1980s and early 1990s, but more recent, comprehensive, nationally representative data have not been reported...
  83. doi request reprint National trends in the treatment for depression from 1998 to 2007
    Steven C Marcus
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Pennsylvania, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 67:1265-73. 2010
    ..The rate of outpatient treatment of depression increased markedly in the United States between 1987 and 1997; it is not known whether this trend has continued...
  84. ncbi request reprint Improving the detection of drug abuse, alcohol abuse, and depression in community health centers
    Mark Olfson
    Columbia University, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 14:386-402. 2003
    ....
  85. pmc Assault and mental disorders: a cross-sectional study of urban adult primary care patients
    Karinn Glover
    Department of Psychiatry, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, 1621 Eastchester Rd, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 61:1018-23. 2010
    ..This study estimated the strength of associations between self-reported assault and psychiatric disorders among low-income, urban primary care patients who were predominantly female...
  86. 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...
  87. 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...
  88. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness research: transporting interpersonal psychotherapy for depressed adolescents (IPT-A) from the lab to school-based health clinics
    Laura H Mufson
    Division of Clinical and Genetic Epidemiology, Department of Psychiatry, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, New York, USA
    Clin Child Fam Psychol Rev 7:251-61. 2004
    ..Recommendations for conducting research in school-based practice settings are provided...
  89. doi request reprint Mental health screening and follow-up care in public high schools
    Mathilde M Husky
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University, New York, NY 10019, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 50:881-91. 2011
    ..Despite increased interest in screening adolescents for mental health problems and suicide risk, little is known regarding the extent to which youth are identified and connected with appropriate services...
  90. 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...
  91. 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...
  92. 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...
  93. 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...
  94. 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...
  95. ncbi request reprint A pilot survey of inmate preferences for on-site, visiting consultant, and telemedicine psychiatric services
    William Tucker
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    CNS Spectr 11:783-7. 2006
    ..To assess inmate preferences for in-prison mental health services, outside psychiatric consultants, and telemedicine psychiatric consultation for 16 mental health services...
  96. pmc Understanding mental health treatment in persons without mental diagnoses: results from the National Comorbidity Survey Replication
    Benjamin G Druss
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:1196-203. 2007
    ..Concerns have been raised that this pattern might represent evidence of misallocation of treatment resources...
  97. ncbi request reprint Diffusion of new generation antidepressant treatment among elderly diagnosed with depression
    Usha Sambamoorthi
    Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901, USA
    Med Care 41:180-94. 2003
    ..Relationships between use of new generation antidepressant treatment and socioeconomic characteristics, physical comorbidity, insurance coverage, and care sector (mental health specialty vs. general health services) are explored...
  98. ncbi request reprint Using state administrative and pharmacy data bases to develop a clinical decision support tool for schizophrenia guidelines
    Molly Finnerty
    Bureau of Evidence based Medicine and Clinical Guidelines, New York State Office of Mental Health, Albany 12229, USA
    Schizophr Bull 28:85-94. 2002
    ..Our experience suggests that administrative and pharmacy data bases, despite their limitations, can be used to develop guideline-based clinical decision support tools for schizophrenia with high physician acceptability...
  99. ncbi request reprint Injury among stimulant-treated youth with ADHD
    Steven C Marcus
    University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy and Practice, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Atten Disord 12:64-9. 2008
    ..To assess risk factors for injury among children and adolescents treated with stimulants for ADHD...
  100. 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...
  101. ncbi request reprint SSRI prescriptions and the rate of suicide
    Mark Olfson
    Am J Psychiatry 164:1907-8; author reply 1908-10. 2007

Research Grants3

  1. Medication Management Decisions in Schizophrenia
    Mark Olfson; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The results will inform quality improvement programs by identifying key modifiable determinants of the quality of medication management in the community treatment of schizophrenia. ..