M M Weissman

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Affiliation: Columbia University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Social functioning and the treatment of depression
    M M Weissman
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York 10032, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 61:33-8. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Phenotype definitions: some hidden issues in psychiatry
    M M Weissman
    Division of Clinical and Genetic Epidemiology, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Am J Med Genet 105:45-7. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint A comparison of three scales for assessing social functioning in primary care
    M M Weissman
    Division of Clinical and Genetic Epidemiology, New York State Psychiatric Institute, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 158:460-6. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Brief screening for family psychiatric history: the family history screen
    M M Weissman
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York 10032, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 57:675-82. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint Potential panic disorder syndrome: clinical and genetic linkage evidence
    M M Weissman
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Med Genet 96:24-35. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint Maternal smoking during pregnancy and psychopathology in offspring followed to adulthood
    M M Weissman
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, NY 10032, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 38:892-9. 1999
  7. ncbi request reprint Depressed adolescents grown up
    M M Weissman
    Division of Clinical and Genetic Epidemiology, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York 10032, USA
    JAMA 281:1707-13. 1999
  8. ncbi request reprint Offspring of depressed parents. 10 Years later
    M M Weissman
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 54:932-40. 1997
  9. ncbi request reprint Cross-national epidemiology of major depression and bipolar disorder
    M M Weissman
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York, USA
    JAMA 276:293-9. 1996
  10. ncbi request reprint The cross-national epidemiology of panic disorder
    M M Weissman
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York 10032, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 54:305-9. 1997

Detail Information

Publications37

  1. ncbi request reprint Social functioning and the treatment of depression
    M M Weissman
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York 10032, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 61:33-8. 2000
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  2. ncbi request reprint Phenotype definitions: some hidden issues in psychiatry
    M M Weissman
    Division of Clinical and Genetic Epidemiology, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Am J Med Genet 105:45-7. 2001
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint A comparison of three scales for assessing social functioning in primary care
    M M Weissman
    Division of Clinical and Genetic Epidemiology, New York State Psychiatric Institute, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 158:460-6. 2001
    ..Although several scales for assessing functioning are widely used, they vary in coverage, and direct comparisons among them are rare. Comparative information is useful in guiding selection of appropriate scales for research applications...
  4. ncbi request reprint Brief screening for family psychiatric history: the family history screen
    M M Weissman
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York 10032, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 57:675-82. 2000
    ..Brief screens to collect lifetime family psychiatric history are useful in clinical practice and for identifying potential families for genetic studies...
  5. ncbi request reprint Potential panic disorder syndrome: clinical and genetic linkage evidence
    M M Weissman
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Med Genet 96:24-35. 2000
    ..Am. J. Med. Genet.(Neuropsychiatr. Genet.) 96:24-35, 2000...
  6. ncbi request reprint Maternal smoking during pregnancy and psychopathology in offspring followed to adulthood
    M M Weissman
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, NY 10032, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 38:892-9. 1999
    ..To extend findings from several independent reports of an association between maternal smoking during pregnancy and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, conduct disorder, and substance abuse in the offspring...
  7. ncbi request reprint Depressed adolescents grown up
    M M Weissman
    Division of Clinical and Genetic Epidemiology, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York 10032, USA
    JAMA 281:1707-13. 1999
    ..Major depressive disorder (MDD) that arises in adolescence impairs functioning and is associated with suicide risk, but little is known about its continuity into adulthood...
  8. ncbi request reprint Offspring of depressed parents. 10 Years later
    M M Weissman
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 54:932-40. 1997
    ..None have followed up the offspring into adulthood to obtain more precise estimates of risk...
  9. ncbi request reprint Cross-national epidemiology of major depression and bipolar disorder
    M M Weissman
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York, USA
    JAMA 276:293-9. 1996
    ..To estimate the rates and patterns of major depression and bipolar disorder based on cross-national epidemiologic surveys...
  10. ncbi request reprint The cross-national epidemiology of panic disorder
    M M Weissman
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York 10032, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 54:305-9. 1997
    ..Epidemiological data on panic disorder from community studies from 10 countries around the world are presented to determine the consistency of findings across diverse cultures...
  11. ncbi request reprint Children with prepubertal-onset major depressive disorder and anxiety grown up
    M M Weissman
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 56:794-801. 1999
    ..The continuity in adulthood of major depressive disorder (MDD) first arising before puberty is largely unknown. This information could guide early treatment and clarify the appropriateness of including children with MDD in genetic studies...
  12. ncbi request reprint Psychopathology in children of parents with opiate dependence and/or major depression
    E V Nunes
    Department of Genetic Epidemiology, New York State Psychiatric Institute, NY 10032, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 37:1142-51. 1998
    ..To evaluate psychiatric disorders and impairment in school-age and adolescent children of opiate-dependent patients...
  13. ncbi request reprint Ethnic and sex differences in suicide rates relative to major depression in the United States
    M A Oquendo
    Conte Center for the Neuroscience of Mental Disorders, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York NY 10032, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 158:1652-8. 2001
    ..Some possibilities are that depression differs in form or severity or that unidentified factors protect against suicide in different subgroups...
  14. ncbi request reprint Results of a genome-wide genetic screen for panic disorder
    J A Knowles
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University and New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York 10032, USA
    Am J Med Genet 81:139-47. 1998
    ..Analysis with SIBPAIR yielded P values equivalent to a lod score of 1.0 or greater (i.e., P < .016, one-sided, uncorrected for multiple tests) for 11 marker loci (2, 7p, 8p, 8q, 9p, 11q, 12q, 16p, 20p and 20q)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Screening for depression in mothers bringing their offspring for evaluation or treatment of depression
    T Ferro
    Division of Clinical and Genetic Epidemiology, New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 157:375-9. 2000
    ..However, little is known about rates of current depression in mothers who bring their offspring to outpatient clinics for evaluation and/or treatment of depression. This information might be useful in developing intervention strategies...
  16. ncbi request reprint Panic and suicidal ideation in primary care
    R Goodwin
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York State Psychiatric Institute, and The Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Depress Anxiety 14:244-6. 2001
    ..4) or panic attacks (OR = 7.9). There is need for detection and possible treatment of patients with panic attacks or disorder in primary care, especially among those with co-occurring major depression...
  17. ncbi request reprint False positive results: a challenge for psychiatric screening in primary care
    A C Leon
    Department of Psychiatry, Cornell University Medical College, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 154:1462-4. 1997
    ..The goal of this study was to characterize primary care patients with false positive results on screens for mental disorders...
  18. ncbi request reprint Suicidal ideation in primary care
    M Olfson
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 11:447-53. 1996
    ..CONCLUSIONS: In these primary care patients, suicidal ideation is strongly associated with mental disorder and mental health-related functional impairment, and can be detected with a single self-report "feeling suicidal" item...
  19. pmc The role of fear and anxiety in the familial risk for major depression: a three-generation study
    V Warner
    Division of Epidemiology, New York State Psychiatric Institute, 1051 Riverside Drive, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Psychol Med 38:1543-56. 2008
    ..This study, using a longitudinal high-risk design, examined whether anxiety disorders associated with the emotions fear and anxiety mediate the association between parental and offspring depression...
  20. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric disorders in the relatives of probands with prepubertal-onset or adolescent-onset major depression
    P J Wickramaratne
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 39:1396-405. 2000
    ..To determine whether the familial risk of major depressive disorder (MDD) varies with either onset, recurrence, or continuity of MDD in adulthood in prepubertal- compared with adolescent-onset probands...
  21. ncbi request reprint Grandparents, parents, and grandchildren at high risk for depression: a three-generation study
    V Warner
    Division of Clinical Genetic Epidemiology, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 38:289-96. 1999
    ..Using a high-risk design, this study examines the association of grandparent major depressive disorder (MDD) and parent MDD with psychopathology in grandchildren...
  22. doi request reprint Genome-wide association study of recurrent early-onset major depressive disorder
    J Shi
    Department of Psychiatry, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
    Mol Psychiatry 16:193-201. 2011
    ..Larger samples will be required to confirm the hypothesis of association between MDD (and particularly the recurrent early-onset subtype) and common SNPs...
  23. ncbi request reprint Familial aggregation of delusional depression: re-examination in a recent family study
    R B Goldstein
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Depress Anxiety 8:160-5. 1998
    ..In a new family study, we attempted to replicate these findings...
  24. pmc Religiosity and resilience in persons at high risk for major depression
    S Kasen
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Psychol Med 42:509-19. 2012
    ..Few studies have examined religiosity as a protective factor using a longitudinal design to predict resilience in persons at high risk for major depressive disorder (MDD)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Drawbacks of GENEHUNTER for larger pedigrees: application to panic disorder
    R Goedken
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa 52242 1000, USA
    Am J Med Genet 96:781-3. 2000
    ..Careful consideration must be given when selecting linkage analysis programs. Am. J. Med. Genet. (Neuropsychiatr. Genet.) 96:781-783, 2000...
  26. ncbi request reprint The association between childhood depression and adulthood body mass index
    D S Pine
    Division of Child Psychiatry, New York State Psychiatric Institute and Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Pediatrics 107:1049-56. 2001
    ..However, there are limited data on the association between major depression in childhood and BMI in adulthood. The current study examines this association...
  27. ncbi request reprint Rates of lifetime suicide attempt and rates of lifetime major depression in different ethnic groups in the United States
    M A Oquendo
    New York State Psychiatric Institute and Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 110:446-51. 2004
    ..Rates of major depression and suicide vary across ethnic groups within the US. This also may be true of suicide attempts...
  28. ncbi request reprint The NIMH Methods for the Epidemiology of Child and Adolescent Mental Disorders (MECA) Study: background and methodology
    B B Lahey
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 35:855-64. 1996
    ..A collaborative study was conducted to develop methods for surveys of mental disorder and service utilization in unscreened population-based samples of children and adolescents...
  29. ncbi request reprint Medically unexplained symptoms in an urban general medicine practice
    A Feder
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    Psychosomatics 42:261-8. 2001
    ..These data suggest that patients with MMUS are as common in urban primary care clinics as in more affluent clinics and reinforce the need for PCPs to screen these patients for common and treatable psychiatric conditions...
  30. ncbi request reprint No association or linkage between polymorphisms in the genes encoding cholecystokinin and the cholecystokinin B receptor and panic disorder
    S P Hamilton
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University and the New York State Psychiatric Institute, USA
    Mol Psychiatry 6:59-65. 2001
    ..The results reported here provide little support for the role of these polymorphisms in panic disorder...
  31. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric disorders and impairment in the children of opiate addicts: prevalances and distribution by ethnicity
    E V Nunes
    Depression Evaluation Service, New York State Psychiatric Institute, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Addict 9:232-41. 2000
    ..The results suggest children of patients in treatment for opiate dependence from diverse ethnic groups are at risk for psychopathology. Programs for early detection and intervention should be devised and evaluated...
  32. pmc A comparison between screened NIMH and clinically interviewed control samples on neuroticism and extraversion
    A Talati
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Mol Psychiatry 13:122-30. 2008
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  33. ncbi request reprint Premorbid polysomnographic signs in depressed adolescents: a reanalysis of EEG sleep after longitudinal follow-up in adulthood
    R R Goetz
    Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, and New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 49:930-42. 2001
    ..This adds to the body of literature that highlights the importance of the first 100 min of the sleep period in depression...
  34. ncbi request reprint Using family studies to understand comorbidity
    P J Wickramaratne
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 243:150-7. 1993
    ..These methods are illustrated, by applying them to data from a recent family study to investigate the relationship and the cause of comorbidity between panic disorder and major depressive disorder...
  35. ncbi request reprint Brief screens for mental disorders in primary care
    A C Leon
    Department of Psychiatry, Cornell University Medical College, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 11:426-30. 1996
    ..They detected previously unrecognized cases in this study and may prove to be valuable tools for psychiatric diagnosis in primary care...
  36. doi request reprint Neuronal generators of posterior EEG alpha reflect individual differences in prioritizing personal spirituality
    C E Tenke
    Division of Cognitive Neuroscience, NYS Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY, United States Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, United States Electronic address
    Biol Psychol 94:426-32. 2013
    ..EEG differences were particularly well-defined for participants with lifetime depression. Findings extend the view of alpha as a marker for affective processes, suggesting an association with the ontogenesis of spirituality. ..
  37. pmc Genotyping serotonin transporter polymorphisms 5-HTTLPR and rs25531 in European- and African-American subjects from the National Institute of Mental Health's Collaborative Center for Genomic Studies
    Z Odgerel
    1 Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA 2 Division of Epidemiology, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY, USA
    Transl Psychiatry 3:e307. 2013
    ..This is the largest study to show SLC6A4 genotype differences between EA and AA populations, and the first to include rs25531. Lack of associations with clinical outcomes may reflect untested moderating environmental influences. ..