Affiliation: Dartmouth Medical School
- Feasibility study of a randomized controlled trial of a telephone-delivered problem-solving-occupational therapy intervention to reduce participation restrictions in rural breast cancer survivors undergoing chemotherapyMark T Hegel
Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH 03756, USA
Psychooncology 20:1092-101. 2011..The purpose of this study was to examine the feasibility of conducting a randomized controlled trial (RCT) of a novel intervention for these restrictions, determine acceptability of the intervention, and preliminarily assess its effects...
- Training residents in problem-solving treatment of depression: a pilot feasibility and impact studyMark T Hegel
Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
Fam Med 36:204-8. 2004..We investigated the feasibility of teaching family medicine residents an evidence-based brief counseling intervention for depression (Problem-solving Treatment of Depression for Primary Care [PST-PC])...
- Watchful waiting for minor depression in primary care: remission rates and predictors of improvementMark T Hegel
Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
Gen Hosp Psychiatry 28:205-12. 2006..The objectives of this study were to determine remission rates and predictors of improvement for minor depression following a 1-month watchful waiting period in primary care and to describe the watchful waiting processes...
- Sensitivity and specificity of the Distress Thermometer for depression in newly diagnosed breast cancer patientsMark T Hegel
Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Hitchcock MedicalCenter, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
Psychooncology 17:556-60. 2008..This study evaluated the receiver operating characteristics (ROC) of the single-item Distress Thermometer (DT) for detecting depression in women newly diagnosed with Stage I-III breast cancer...
- Effectiveness of problem-solving therapy for older, primary care patients with depression: results from the IMPACT projectPatricia Arean
University of California San Francisco, Department of Psychiatry, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
Gerontologist 48:311-23. 2008..We compared a primary-care-based psychotherapy, that is, problem-solving therapy for primary care (PST-PC), to community-based psychotherapy in treating late-life major depression and dysthymia...
- Patient perspectives on participation in the ENABLE II randomized controlled trial of a concurrent oncology palliative care intervention: benefits and burdensCristine Maloney
Department of Anesthesiology, Section of Palliative Medicine, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, USA
Palliat Med 27:375-83. 2013..However, little is known about how participants experience early palliative care and the benefits and burdens of participating in a palliative care clinical trial...
- Is insomnia a perpetuating factor for late-life depression in the IMPACT cohort?Wilfred R Pigeon
Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester NY, USA
Sleep 31:481-8. 2008..The present longitudinal study examines the relationship of insomnia to the continuation of depression in the context of an intervention study in elderly subjects...
- Escitalopram and problem-solving therapy for prevention of poststroke depression: a randomized controlled trialRobert G Robinson
Department of Psychiatry, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
JAMA 299:2391-400. 2008..Poststroke depression has been shown in numerous studies to be associated with both impaired recovery in activities of daily living and increased mortality. Prevention of depression thus represents a potentially important goal...
- Proxy perspectives regarding end-of-life care for persons with cancerMarie Bakitas
School of Nursing, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Cancer 112:1854-61. 2008..Family proxies have been proposed as valuable informants regarding the quality of end-of-life care. This article describes family proxy perspectives concerning care at the end of life in patients who died of advanced cancer...
- Preventing depression in age-related macular degenerationBarry W Rovner
Department of Psychiatry, Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience, 900 Walnut St, 4th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:886-92. 2007..Age-related macular degeneration is a prevalent disease of aging that may cause irreversible vision loss, disability, and depression. The latter is rarely recognized or treated in ophthalmologic settings...
- Dissatisfaction with performance of valued activities predicts depression in age-related macular degenerationBarry W Rovner
Department of Psychiatry and Neurology, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:789-93. 2007..To determine whether dissatisfaction with performance of valued activities predicts depression in patients with age-related macular degeneration (AMD)...
- Distress, psychiatric syndromes, and impairment of function in women with newly diagnosed breast cancerMark T Hegel
Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
Cancer 107:2924-31. 2006..Emotional distress and psychiatric syndromes are prevalent in the breast cancer population at large. However, to date there is a paucity of literature specifically concerning presurgical breast cancer patients...
- Arthritis pain and disability: response to collaborative depression careElizabeth H B Lin
Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
Gen Hosp Psychiatry 28:482-6. 2006..This study investigates whether depression management is effective for improving arthritis outcomes across a range of pain severity and activity interference...
- Impact of comorbid panic and posttraumatic stress disorder on outcomes of collaborative care for late-life depression in primary careMark T Hegel
Center for Health Services Research, UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 13:48-58. 2005..The authors evaluated the effect of comorbid panic disorder and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) on response to a collaborative-care intervention for late-life depression in primary care...
- Collaborative care management of late-life depression in the primary care setting: a randomized controlled trialJurgen Unutzer
Center for Health Services Research, UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute, 10920 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 300, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
JAMA 288:2836-45. 2002..Few depressed older adults receive effective treatment in primary care settings...
- Health functioning impairments associated with posttraumatic stress disorder, anxiety disorders, and depressionClaudia Zayfert
Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03756, USA
J Nerv Ment Dis 190:233-40. 2002..These results highlight the association of PTSD with impaired physical and mental functioning and suggest that effective treatment of PTSD may affect overall health...
- Posttraumatic stress disorder in primary care: prevalence and relationships with physical symptoms and medical utilizationKaren L Gillock
Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03756 0001, USA
Gen Hosp Psychiatry 27:392-9. 2005..This study estimates the prevalence of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and describes the relationships among PTSD status and health indices in a civilian primary care patient sample...
- An interactive media program for managing psychosocial problems on long-duration spaceflightsJames A Carter
Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
Aviat Space Environ Med 76:B213-23. 2005..Although this study involves developing countermeasures to assist long-duration flyers, it also provides a model that could be applied in many Earthbound settings, both in operational environments and in everyday life...
- Problem-solving treatment for complicated depression in late life: a case study in primary careRita Haverkamp
Department of Primary Care, Kaiser Permanente of Southern California, La Mesa, CA, USA
Perspect Psychiatr Care 40:45-52. 2004..Treatment of depression in primary care...
- Guidelines for conducting geropsychotherapy researchPatricia A Arean
Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0984, USA
Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 11:9-16. 2003..However, the field is still in need of better outcome and process measures, methods for measuring the therapeutic content of non-psychotherapy encounters, and methods for determining the impact of choice of treatment on outcome...
- Improving Palliative Care for Patients with CancerMark Hegel; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- Preserving Function in Rural Breast Cancer Patients Undergoing ChemotherapyMark Hegel; Fiscal Year: 2007..The long-term goal of this line of investigation is to develop practical, widely applicable rehabilitation models of care to preserve function and decrease distress in cancer patients undergoing treatment. ..