B S Meyers

Summary

Affiliation: Cornell University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Sustaining remission of psychotic depression: rationale, design and methodology of STOP-PD II
    Alastair J Flint
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Psychiatry 13:38. 2013
  2. pmc A double-blind randomized controlled trial of olanzapine plus sertraline vs olanzapine plus placebo for psychotic depression: the study of pharmacotherapy of psychotic depression (STOP-PD)
    Barnett S Meyers
    Department of Psychiatry, Weill Medical College of Cornell University and New York Presbyterian Hospital, Westchester Division, White Plains, New York 10605, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 66:838-47. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint A delusion assessment scale for psychotic major depression: Reliability, validity, and utility
    Barnett S Meyers
    Department of Psychiatry, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York Presbyterian Hospital Westchester Division, West Chester, New York 10605, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 60:1336-42. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Predictors of early recovery from major depression among persons admitted to community-based clinics: an observational study
    Barnett S Meyers
    Department of Psychiatry, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, White Plains, NY, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 59:729-35. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Continuation treatment of delusional depression in older adults
    B S Meyers
    Department of Psychiatry, Westchester Division New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 21 Bloomingdale Road, White Plains, NY 10605, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 9:415-22. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Predictors of antidepressant prescription and early use among depressed outpatients
    J A Sirey
    Department of Psychiatry, New York Presbyterian Hospital, White Plains 10605, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 156:690-6. 1999
  7. ncbi request reprint Executive dysfunction and long-term outcomes of geriatric depression
    G S Alexopoulos
    Department of Psychiatry, Cornell University, White Plains, NY, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 57:285-90. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Perceived stigma as a predictor of treatment discontinuation in young and older outpatients with depression
    J A Sirey
    Outpatient Department, Westchester Division, New York Presbyterian Hospital, White Plains, NY, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 158:479-81. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Antidepressant-associated mania in late life
    R C Young
    Department of Psychiatry, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:421-4. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Suicidal ideation among elderly homecare patients
    Patrick J Raue
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University, White Plains, NY 10605, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:32-7. 2007

Detail Information

Publications35

  1. pmc Sustaining remission of psychotic depression: rationale, design and methodology of STOP-PD II
    Alastair J Flint
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Psychiatry 13:38. 2013
    ..On the other hand, premature discontinuation of antipsychotic medication has the potential risk of early relapse of a severe disorder...
  2. pmc A double-blind randomized controlled trial of olanzapine plus sertraline vs olanzapine plus placebo for psychotic depression: the study of pharmacotherapy of psychotic depression (STOP-PD)
    Barnett S Meyers
    Department of Psychiatry, Weill Medical College of Cornell University and New York Presbyterian Hospital, Westchester Division, White Plains, New York 10605, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 66:838-47. 2009
    ..Evidence for the efficacy of combination pharmacotherapy has been limited and without positive trials in geriatric patients with major depression (MD) with psychotic features...
  3. ncbi request reprint A delusion assessment scale for psychotic major depression: Reliability, validity, and utility
    Barnett S Meyers
    Department of Psychiatry, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York Presbyterian Hospital Westchester Division, West Chester, New York 10605, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 60:1336-42. 2006
    ..The development and assessment of the Delusional Assessment Scale (DAS) are described...
  4. ncbi request reprint Predictors of early recovery from major depression among persons admitted to community-based clinics: an observational study
    Barnett S Meyers
    Department of Psychiatry, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, White Plains, NY, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 59:729-35. 2002
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Continuation treatment of delusional depression in older adults
    B S Meyers
    Department of Psychiatry, Westchester Division New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 21 Bloomingdale Road, White Plains, NY 10605, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 9:415-22. 2001
    ..Continuation treatment with a conventional antipsychotic does not decrease relapse rates but is associated with significant untoward adverse events in older persons after recovery from a delusional depression...
  6. ncbi request reprint Predictors of antidepressant prescription and early use among depressed outpatients
    J A Sirey
    Department of Psychiatry, New York Presbyterian Hospital, White Plains 10605, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 156:690-6. 1999
    ..Site of service and the patients' sociodemographic and clinical characteristics were investigated as possible predictors...
  7. ncbi request reprint Executive dysfunction and long-term outcomes of geriatric depression
    G S Alexopoulos
    Department of Psychiatry, Cornell University, White Plains, NY, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 57:285-90. 2000
    ..This study investigated the relationship of executive and memory impairment to relapse, recurrence, and course of residual depressive symptoms and signs after remission of geriatric major depression...
  8. ncbi request reprint Perceived stigma as a predictor of treatment discontinuation in young and older outpatients with depression
    J A Sirey
    Outpatient Department, Westchester Division, New York Presbyterian Hospital, White Plains, NY, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 158:479-81. 2001
    ..The authors' goal was to examine the extent to which perceived stigma affected treatment discontinuation in young and older adults with major depression...
  9. ncbi request reprint Antidepressant-associated mania in late life
    R C Young
    Department of Psychiatry, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:421-4. 2003
    ..Clinical characteristics of antidepressant-associated mania (AAM) in late life have not been examined...
  10. ncbi request reprint Suicidal ideation among elderly homecare patients
    Patrick J Raue
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University, White Plains, NY 10605, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:32-7. 2007
    ..To identify the prevalence, correlates, and one-year naturalistic course of suicidal ideation in a representative sample of elderly adults newly admitted to visiting nurse homecare...
  11. ncbi request reprint The Cornell Service Index as a measure of health service use
    Jo Anne Sirey
    Department of Psychiatry, Weill Cornell Medical College, 21 Bloomingdale Road, White Plains, New York 10605, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 56:1564-9. 2005
    ..Descriptive data are provided to illustrate the application of the CSI in a community sample of adults who were newly admitted to outpatient mental health clinics. These data provide information about the pathways to care...
  12. ncbi request reprint Relationship between the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale and the Montgomery-Asberg Depression Rating Scale in depressed elderly: a meta-analysis
    Moonseong Heo
    Department of Psychiatry, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, White Plains, NY 10605, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 15:899-905. 2007
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of depression assessment intervention in home health care
    Martha L Bruce
    Department of Psychiatry, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, White Plains, New York, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1793-800. 2007
    ..To determine whether an educational intervention would improve depression assessment and appropriate referral. Secondary analyses tested whether referral led to depression improvement...
  14. pmc Predictors of major depression six months after admission for outpatient treatment
    Mark I Weinberger
    Department of Psychiatry, Weill Cornell Medical College, White Plains, NY 10605, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 59:1211-5. 2008
    ..This study examined the rate and predictors of major depression six months after outpatient mental health admission...
  15. pmc Predictors of new onset depression in medically ill, disabled older adults at 1 year follow-up
    Mark I Weinberger
    Department of Psychiatry, Weill Cornell Medical College, White Plains, NY 10605, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:802-9. 2009
    ..The aim of these analyses was to identify risk factors for new onset depression in a sample of medically ill, disabled older adults...
  16. pmc Depression and risk for adverse falls in older home health care patients
    Amy L Byers
    Department of Psychiatry, Weill Cornell Institute of Geriatric Psychiatry, Weill Cornell Medical College, White Plains, New York 10605, USA
    Res Gerontol Nurs 1:245-51. 2008
    ..These data suggest the potential benefit of including depression screening for multifactorial fall prevention interventions...
  17. ncbi request reprint Does every allusion to possible suicide require the same response?
    Patrick J Raue
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 21 Bloomingdale Road, White Plains, NY 10605, USA
    J Fam Pract 55:605-12. 2006
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint One-month stability of depression among elderly home-care patients
    Patrick J Raue
    Department of Psychiatry, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, White Plains, NY, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 11:543-50. 2003
    ..The stability of depression among home care recipients has not been investigated. The authors examined the 1-month stability of major depression in a representative sample of elderly adults shortly after their admission to home care...
  19. ncbi request reprint Major depression in elderly home health care patients
    Martha L Bruce
    Department of Psychiatry and the Division of Geriatrics, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, White Plains, NY 10605, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 159:1367-74. 2002
    ..The authors report the distribution, correlates, and treatment status of DSM-IV major depression in a random sample of elderly patients receiving home health care for medical or surgical problems...
  20. ncbi request reprint Stigma as a barrier to recovery: Perceived stigma and patient-rated severity of illness as predictors of antidepressant drug adherence
    J A Sirey
    Department of Psychiatry, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Westchester Division, White Plains, NY 10605, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 52:1615-20. 2001
    ..The authors examined the impact of barriers that were present at the initiation of antidepressant drug therapy on medication adherence in a mixed-age sample of outpatients with major depression...
  21. ncbi request reprint Missed diagnosis of psychotic depression at 4 academic medical centers
    Anthony J Rothschild
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Massachusetts Medical School, and UMass Memorial Healthcare, Worcester, MA 01605, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 69:1293-6. 2008
    ..Major depressive disorder with psychotic features (psychotic depression), though occurring relatively frequently in the general population, is a commonly missed psychiatric diagnosis...
  22. doi request reprint Geriatric psychopharmacology: evolution of a discipline
    Barnett S Meyers
    Department of Psychiatry, Weill Cornell Medical College, White Plains, New York, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 71:1416-24. 2010
    ..The importance of geriatric psychopharmacology will grow further as the average lifespan increases all over the world...
  23. doi request reprint Weight gain during olanzapine treatment for psychotic depression: effects of dose and age
    Eric Smith
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 23:130-7. 2008
    ..14-1.05 kg). Cumulative olanzapine dose was also significantly associated with weight gain (P<0.0001). Approximately 60% of completers of the 12-week trial experienced clinically significant weight gain (> or =7% of baseline weight)...
  24. ncbi request reprint Persisting low use of antipsychotics in the treatment of major depressive disorder with psychotic features
    Carmen Andreescu
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:194-200. 2007
    ..We assessed the extent to which the pharmacotherapy received by patients with MD-Psy under usual care conforms to these recommendations...
  25. ncbi request reprint Depression and service utilization in elderly primary care patients
    M P Luber
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 9:169-76. 2001
    ..The somatic presentation of depression may contribute to the increased services utilization...
  26. ncbi request reprint Genotype-controlled analysis of plasma dopamine beta-hydroxylase activity in psychotic unipolar major depression
    Joseph F Cubells
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06516, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 51:358-64. 2002
    ..Plasma DbetaH is under genetic control by the structural locus encoding DbetaH protein, DBH. This study tested the hypothesis that diagnosis-specific allelic variation at DBH accounts for lower plasma DbetaH in UDPF...
  27. ncbi request reprint Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance consensus statement on the unmet needs in diagnosis and treatment of mood disorders in late life
    Dennis S Charney
    National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 60:664-72. 2003
    ..To review progress made during the past decade in late-life mood disorders and to identify areas of unmet need in health care delivery and research...
  28. ncbi request reprint Treatment and course of geriatric depression: questions raised by an evolving clinical science
    Barnett S Meyers
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 10:497-502. 2002
  29. doi request reprint Correlates of suicidality among patients with psychotic depression
    Ayal Schaffer
    Department of Psychiatry, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 38:403-14. 2008
    ..These findings reinforce the evidence that patients with psychotic depression are at high risk for suicide and underscore the importance of examining correlates of suicidality specific to patients with psychotic depression...
  30. ncbi request reprint Optimizing the use of data generated by geriatric depression treatment studies during a time of diminishing resources
    Barnett S Meyers
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 15:545-52. 2007
  31. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms and psychiatric distress in low income Asian and Latino primary care patients: prevalence and recognition
    Henry Chung
    Pfizer, Inc, New York, NY 10017, USA
    Community Ment Health J 39:33-46. 2003
    ..The high prevalence of distress lends support to initiating improved methods for screening and detection of depression among low income and racially diverse primary care patients...
  32. ncbi request reprint Transition to home care: quality of mental health, pharmacy, and medical history information
    Ellen L Brown
    Stein Gerontological Institute, Miami Jewish Home and Hospital, Miami, Florida 33137, USA
    Int J Psychiatry Med 36:339-49. 2006
    ..To assess the completeness and accuracy of clinical information provided by referral sources to visiting nurses for patients admitted to receive home health care...
  33. ncbi request reprint Provisional diagnostic criteria for depression of Alzheimer disease: rationale and background
    Jason T Olin
    Adult and Geriatric Treatment and Preventive Interventions Research Branch, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 9635, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 10:129-41. 2002
    ..Further research is needed to better define core symptoms, clinical course, and efficacy of treatments...
  34. ncbi request reprint Provisional diagnostic criteria for depression of Alzheimer disease
    Jason T Olin
    Adult and Geriatric Treatment and Preventive Interventions Research Branch, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 9635, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 10:125-8. 2002
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint New postoperative depressive symptoms and long-term cardiac outcomes after coronary artery bypass surgery
    Janey C Peterson
    Department of Medicine, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Medical College, Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 10:192-8. 2002
    ..In this small sample of patients, increased depressive symptoms at 6 months after surgery appear to be associated with the occurrence of subsequent major cardiac morbidity/ mortality...