Steven K Dobscha

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Measuring depression and pain with home health monitors
    Steven K Dobscha
    Behavior Health and Clinical Neuroscience Division, Portland VA Medical Center, Portland, Oregon 97207, USA
    Telemed J E Health 12:702-6. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Associations between race and ethnicity and treatment for chronic pain in the VA
    Steven K Dobscha
    Portland Center for the Study of Chronic, Comorbid Physical and Mental Disorders, Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Portland, Oregon 97207, USA
    J Pain 10:1078-87. 2009
  3. pmc Screening for posttraumatic stress disorder in VA primary care patients with depression symptoms
    Martha S Gerrity
    Division of Hospital and Specialty Medicine, Portland VA Medical Center, Portland, OR, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1321-4. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Primary care clinician responses to positive suicidal ideation risk assessments in veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan
    Steven K Dobscha
    VA HSR and D Center to Improve Veteran Involvement in Care CIVIC, Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Portland, OR, USA Department of Psychiatry, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA Electronic address
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 36:310-7. 2014
  5. doi request reprint Brief assessment for suicidal ideation in OEF/OIF veterans with positive depression screens
    Steven K Dobscha
    Portland Center for the Study of Chronic, Comorbid Physical and Mental Disorders, Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Portland, OR 97207, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 35:272-8. 2013
  6. pmc Correlates of prescription opioid initiation and long-term opioid use in veterans with persistent pain
    Steven K Dobscha
    Mental Health and Clinical Neurosciences Division, Portland VA Medical Center, OR 97239, USA
    Clin J Pain 29:102-8. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Collaborative care for chronic pain in primary care: a cluster randomized trial
    Steven K Dobscha
    Portland Center for the Study of Chronic, Comorbid Mental and Physical Disorders, Portland, OR, USA
    JAMA 301:1242-52. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Depression treatment preferences of VA primary care patients
    Steven K Dobscha
    Center for the Study of Chronic, Comorbid Mental and Physical Disorders, Portland VA Medical Center, Portland, OR 97207, USA
    Psychosomatics 48:482-8. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Depression decision support in primary care: a cluster randomized trial
    Steven K Dobscha
    Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Oregon Health and Science University, and Oregon State University, Portland, Oregon 97207, USA
    Ann Intern Med 145:477-87. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Rationale, design, and baseline findings from a randomized trial of collaborative care for chronic musculoskeletal pain in primary care
    Steven K Dobscha
    Columbia Center for Study of Chronic, Comorbid Physical and Mental Disorders, Portland VA Medical Center, Portland, Oregon 97207, USA
    Pain Med 9:1050-64. 2008

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Publications60

  1. ncbi request reprint Measuring depression and pain with home health monitors
    Steven K Dobscha
    Behavior Health and Clinical Neuroscience Division, Portland VA Medical Center, Portland, Oregon 97207, USA
    Telemed J E Health 12:702-6. 2006
    ..These results suggest that with modifications, home health monitoring shows promise for monitoring symptom severity for a variety of medical and mental health conditions, for either clinical or research purposes...
  2. doi request reprint Associations between race and ethnicity and treatment for chronic pain in the VA
    Steven K Dobscha
    Portland Center for the Study of Chronic, Comorbid Physical and Mental Disorders, Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Portland, Oregon 97207, USA
    J Pain 10:1078-87. 2009
    ..Among veterans who reported receiving treatment for chronic pain, non Hispanic black men were less likely to rate pain-treatment effectiveness as very good or excellent, compared to non Hispanic white men (OR .809 [.720-.910])...
  3. pmc Screening for posttraumatic stress disorder in VA primary care patients with depression symptoms
    Martha S Gerrity
    Division of Hospital and Specialty Medicine, Portland VA Medical Center, Portland, OR, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1321-4. 2007
    ..Unrecognized posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is common and may be an important factor in treatment-resistant depression. Brief screens for PTSD have not been evaluated for patients with depression...
  4. ncbi request reprint Primary care clinician responses to positive suicidal ideation risk assessments in veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan
    Steven K Dobscha
    VA HSR and D Center to Improve Veteran Involvement in Care CIVIC, Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Portland, OR, USA Department of Psychiatry, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA Electronic address
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 36:310-7. 2014
    ..To examine primary care clinician actions following positive suicide risk assessments administered to Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom (OEF/OIF) veterans...
  5. doi request reprint Brief assessment for suicidal ideation in OEF/OIF veterans with positive depression screens
    Steven K Dobscha
    Portland Center for the Study of Chronic, Comorbid Physical and Mental Disorders, Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Portland, OR 97207, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 35:272-8. 2013
    ..We describe processes, rates, and patient and system correlates of brief structured assessments (BSAs) for suicidal ideation among Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom (OEF/OIF) veterans with positive depression screens...
  6. pmc Correlates of prescription opioid initiation and long-term opioid use in veterans with persistent pain
    Steven K Dobscha
    Mental Health and Clinical Neurosciences Division, Portland VA Medical Center, OR 97239, USA
    Clin J Pain 29:102-8. 2013
    ..We sought to describe patterns of prescription opioid initiation, identify correlates of opioid initiation, and examine correlates of receipt of chronic opioid therapy (COT) among veterans with persistent noncancer pain...
  7. doi request reprint Collaborative care for chronic pain in primary care: a cluster randomized trial
    Steven K Dobscha
    Portland Center for the Study of Chronic, Comorbid Mental and Physical Disorders, Portland, OR, USA
    JAMA 301:1242-52. 2009
    ..Chronic pain is common in primary care patients and is associated with distress, disability, and increased health care use...
  8. ncbi request reprint Depression treatment preferences of VA primary care patients
    Steven K Dobscha
    Center for the Study of Chronic, Comorbid Mental and Physical Disorders, Portland VA Medical Center, Portland, OR 97207, USA
    Psychosomatics 48:482-8. 2007
    ..Although the treatment that was offered was associated with treatment preferences, being offered preferred treatment was not associated with receiving treatment or with changes in depression severity or satisfaction over time...
  9. ncbi request reprint Depression decision support in primary care: a cluster randomized trial
    Steven K Dobscha
    Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Oregon Health and Science University, and Oregon State University, Portland, Oregon 97207, USA
    Ann Intern Med 145:477-87. 2006
    ..Intensive collaborative interventions improve depression outcomes, but the benefit of less intensive interventions is not clear...
  10. doi request reprint Rationale, design, and baseline findings from a randomized trial of collaborative care for chronic musculoskeletal pain in primary care
    Steven K Dobscha
    Columbia Center for Study of Chronic, Comorbid Physical and Mental Disorders, Portland VA Medical Center, Portland, Oregon 97207, USA
    Pain Med 9:1050-64. 2008
    ..This article describes the rationale, design, and baseline findings from an ongoing study of collaborative care for chronic musculoskeletal pain and comorbid depression...
  11. ncbi request reprint Veterans affairs primary care clinicians' attitudes toward chronic pain and correlates of opioid prescribing rates
    Steven K Dobscha
    Columbia Center for the Study of Chronic, Comorbid Mental and Physical Disorders, Portland VA Medical Center, Portland, Oregon 97207, USA
    Pain Med 9:564-71. 2008
    ..A secondary objective was to explore relationships between clinician and practice characteristics and an objective measure of opioid prescribing rates...
  12. pmc Systematic review of the literature on pain in patients with polytrauma including traumatic brain injury
    Steven K Dobscha
    Portland Center for the Study of Chronic, Comorbid Physical and Mental Disorders, Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Portland, OR 97207, USA
    Pain Med 10:1200-17. 2009
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  13. pmc Prescription opioids for back pain and use of medications for erectile dysfunction
    Richard A Deyo
    Department of Family Medicine, Center for Research on Occupational and Environmental Toxicology, Portland, OR, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:909-15. 2013
    ..Cross-sectional analysis of electronic medical and pharmacy records...
  14. pmc Trust is the basis for effective suicide risk screening and assessment in veterans
    Linda Ganzini
    Portland Center for the Study of Chronic, Comorbid Physical and Mental Disorders, Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Portland VA Medical Center, Portland, OR 97207, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 28:1215-21. 2013
    ..Many VA Medical Centers (VAMCs) are using brief suicidal ideation screens, administered in non-mental health ambulatory care settings, as the first step in the assessment process...
  15. doi request reprint Primary care clinician adherence to guidelines for the management of chronic musculoskeletal pain: results from the study of the effectiveness of a collaborative approach to pain
    Kathryn Corson
    Portland Center for the Study of Chronic, Comorbid Mental and Physical Disorders, Portland VA Medical Center, Portland, Oregon 97207, USA
    Pain Med 12:1490-501. 2011
    ..The intervention featured patient and primary care clinician education, symptom monitoring and feedback to clinicians by the intervention team...
  16. doi request reprint The effects of age on initiation of mental health treatment after positive PTSD screens among Veterans Affairs primary care patients
    Mary W Lu
    Mental Health and Neurosciences Division, Portland VA Medical Center, Portland, OR, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 34:654-9. 2012
    ..The objective was to examine differences by age in mental health treatment initiation in Veterans Health Administration (VA) primary care patients after positive posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) screens...
  17. pmc Association between substance use disorder status and pain-related function following 12 months of treatment in primary care patients with musculoskeletal pain
    Benjamin J Morasco
    Mental Health and Clinical Neurosciences Division, Portland VA Medical Center, Portland, Oregon, USA
    J Pain 12:352-9. 2011
    ..Patients with SUD who received usual care were 70% less likely to have clinically significant improvements in pain-related function 12 months postbaseline, and SUD status did not impede improvement for the CCI group...
  18. doi request reprint Treatment of comorbid pain and PTSD in returning veterans: a collaborative approach utilizing behavioral activation
    Jane M Plagge
    Mental Health and Clinical Neurosciences Division, Portland VA Medical Center, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    Pain Med 14:1164-72. 2013
    ..We explore preliminary clinical effectiveness and feasibility of an intervention utilizing collaborative care components and behavioral activation (BA) to treat comorbid chronic pain and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)...
  19. doi request reprint Associations between race and ethnicity and receipt of advice about alcohol use in the Department of Veterans Affairs
    Steven K Dobscha
    Portland Department of Veterans Affairs VA Medical Center, P O Box 1034 P3MHADM, Portland, OR 97207, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:663-70. 2009
    ..This study sought to identify racial and ethnic differences in rates of alcohol-related advice given to veterans treated in Veterans Affairs (VA) facilities...
  20. ncbi request reprint Oregon physicians' responses to requests for assisted suicide: a qualitative study
    Steven K Dobscha
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Portland, Oregon 97207, USA
    J Palliat Med 7:451-61. 2004
    ..Physicians rarely sought support from colleagues; instead, they tended to discuss emotional aspects of their experiences with their spouses...
  21. ncbi request reprint Use of videoconferencing for depression research: enrollment, retention, and patient satisfaction
    Steven K Dobscha
    Behavior Health and Clinical Neurosciences Division, Portland VA Medical Center, Portland, Oregon 97207, USA
    Telemed J E Health 11:84-9. 2005
    ..Videoconferencing allows patients in rural and remote locations to participate in psychiatric research and expands sources of recruitment for research projects...
  22. pmc Prevalence of depression and anxiety in patients requesting physicians' aid in dying: cross sectional survey
    Linda Ganzini
    Columbia Center for the Study of Chronic, Comorbid Mental and Physical Disorders, Health Services Research and Development, Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, PO Box 1034, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    BMJ 337:a1682. 2008
    ..To determine the prevalence of depression and anxiety in terminally ill patients pursuing aid in dying from physicians...
  23. ncbi request reprint Screening for depression and suicidality in a VA primary care setting: 2 items are better than 1 item
    Kathryn Corson
    Portland VA Medical Center, Portland, OR 97207, USA
    Am J Manag Care 10:839-45. 2004
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  24. doi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of suicidal ideation among Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom veterans
    Kathryn Corson
    Portland Center for the Study of Chronic, Comorbid Physical and Mental Disorders, Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center Department of Psychiatry, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97207, USA
    J Affect Disord 149:291-8. 2013
    ....
  25. pmc Clinical characteristics of veterans prescribed high doses of opioid medications for chronic non-cancer pain
    Benjamin J Morasco
    Mental Health and Clinical Neurosciences Division, Portland VA Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Pain 151:625-32. 2010
    ..0% received concurrent benzodiazepine prescriptions, which may increase risk for overdose and death. Further study is needed to identify better predictors of high-dose usage, as well as the efficacy and safety of such dosing...
  26. doi request reprint Characteristics and VA health care utilization of U.S. Veterans who completed suicide in Oregon between 2000 and 2005
    Chandra Basham
    ZoomCare, P C, Hillsboro, OR, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 41:287-96. 2011
    ..Of these, 33% completed suicide within 30 days of a hospitalization. Further development of suicide prevention strategies for veterans in the community, including general medical treatment settings, is indicated...
  27. doi request reprint Oregonians' reasons for requesting physician aid in dying
    Linda Ganzini
    Research Service, Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, PO Box 1034, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:489-92. 2009
    ..Oregon is the only US jurisdiction with a legal process, the Oregon Death with Dignity Act, that allows terminally ill patients to obtain physician aid in dying (PAD)...
  28. doi request reprint Pain, substance use disorders and opioid analgesic prescription patterns in veterans with hepatitis C
    Ashlee J Whitehead
    Northwest Hepatitis C Resource Center, Portland, OR, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 36:39-45. 2008
    ..13.4 days, P<0.001). These data demonstrate that pain and SUD diagnoses were common among HCV+ patients, and that opioids were frequently prescribed. Co-occurring SUD was not associated with indicators of prescription opioid misuse...
  29. doi request reprint Mental health outcomes of family members of Oregonians who request physician aid in dying
    Linda Ganzini
    Portland Center for the Study of Chronic, Comorbid Mental and Physical Disorders, Health Services Research and Development, Research Service R and D 66, Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 38:807-15. 2009
    ..In summary, pursuit of aid in dying does not have negative effects on surviving family members and may be associated with greater preparation and acceptance of death...
  30. doi request reprint Prescription medication misuse and substance use disorder in VA primary care patients with chronic pain
    Benjamin J Morasco
    Behavioral Health and Clinical Neurosciences Division, Portland VA Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97219, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 30:93-9. 2008
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  31. doi request reprint VA healthcare costs of a collaborative intervention for chronic pain in primary care
    Kathryn C Dickinson
    Portland Center for the Study of Chronic, Comorbid Mental and Physical Disorders, Portland VA Medical Center, Portland, OR 97207, USA
    Med Care 48:38-44. 2010
    ..The objectives of this article are to report the incremental benefit and incremental health services costs of a collaborative intervention for chronic pain from a veterans affairs (VA) healthcare perspective...
  32. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcomes of integrated psychiatric and general medical care
    Kristen Snyder
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Mental Health Division, Acute Psychiatry, Portland, OR, USA
    Community Ment Health J 44:147-54. 2008
    ..This study suggests that integrated care can be provided to chronically mentally ill patients in a primary care setting and generate outcomes comparable to those of standard care...
  33. ncbi request reprint Reducing drug costs at a Veterans Affairs hospital by increasing market-share of generic fluoxetine
    Steven K Dobscha
    Behavioral Health and Clinical Neurosciences Division, Portland VA Medical Center, Portland, OR 97207, USA
    Community Ment Health J 43:75-84. 2007
    ..The results highlight the robustness and flexibility of the intervention approach...
  34. pmc Why Oregon patients request assisted death: family members' views
    Linda Ganzini
    Columbia Center for the Study of Chronic, Comorbid Mental and Physical Disorders, Health Services Research and Development, Research Service R and D 66, Portland VAMC, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:154-7. 2008
    ..Physician assisted death (PAD) was legalized through Oregon's Death with Dignity Act in 1994 and enacted in 1997...
  35. doi request reprint Suicide risk assessment and content of VA health care contacts before suicide completion by veterans in Oregon
    Lauren M Denneson
    Portland Center for the Study of Chronic, Comorbid Physical and Mental Disorders, Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 3710 S W U S Veterans Hospital Rd, Portland, OR 97207, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 61:1192-7. 2010
    ..This study described health care contacts at a Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical center in Oregon in the year before death of veterans who completed suicide...
  36. pmc Opioids for back pain patients: primary care prescribing patterns and use of services
    Richard A Deyo
    Department of Family Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 972329, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 24:717-27. 2011
    ..We examined whether the prevalence of unhealthy lifestyles, psychologic distress, health care utilization, and co-prescribing of sedative-hypnotics increased with increasing duration of prescription opioid use...
  37. ncbi request reprint Complementary and alternative medicine use among veterans with chronic noncancer pain
    Lauren M Denneson
    Portland VA Medical Center, PO Box 1034 P3DEP_PC, Portland, OR 97207, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 48:1119-28. 2011
    ..Implications for VA policy and practice and for clinicians treating veterans with chronic pain are discussed...
  38. ncbi request reprint Measuring adherence to depression treatment guidelines in a VA primary care clinic
    Steven K Dobscha
    Behavior Health and Clinical Neurosciences Division, Portland VA Medical, Center, Portland, OR
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 25:230-7. 2003
    ..More research is needed to determine the validity of the DGM and the impact of guideline adherence on depression outcomes...
  39. doi request reprint Alcohol consumption and health status in very old veterans
    Lauren M Denneson
    Portland Center for Study of Chronic, Comorbid Physical and Mental Disorders, Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Portland, OR 97207, USA
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 24:39-43. 2011
    ..These results suggest many very old veterans abstain from alcohol and, among men, the associations between health status and drinking observed in younger groups may not be present in very old age...
  40. pmc The relationship between PTSD and chronic pain: mediating role of coping strategies and depression
    Benjamin J Morasco
    Mental Health and Clinical Neurosciences Division, Portland VA Medical Center, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Pain 154:609-16. 2013
    ..Future research should examine whether changes in types of coping strategies after targeted treatments predict improvements in pain-related function for chronic pain patients with concurrent PTSD...
  41. doi request reprint Correlates of utilization of PTSD specialty treatment among recently diagnosed veterans at the VA
    Mary W Lu
    Mental Health and Neurosciences Division, Portland VA Medical Center, 3710 SW US Veterans Hospital Rd, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 62:943-9. 2011
    ..It also identified predictors of receiving minimally adequate specialty treatment, defined as attending at least nine clinic visits within 365 days of screening positive for PTSD...
  42. pmc Systematic review of prevalence, correlates, and treatment outcomes for chronic non-cancer pain in patients with comorbid substance use disorder
    Benjamin J Morasco
    Department of Psychiatry, Oregon Health and Science University, USA
    Pain 152:488-97. 2011
    ..Research is needed to increase understanding of the prevalence, correlates, and responses to treatment of CNCP patients with comorbid SUDs...
  43. ncbi request reprint Mental health utilization of new-to-care Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans following suicidal ideation assessment
    Lauren M Denneson
    Portland Center to Improve Veteran Involvement in Care CIVIC, Portland VA Medical Center, Portland, OR, United States Department of Psychiatry, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, United States Electronic address
    Psychiatry Res 217:147-53. 2014
    ....
  44. pmc Chronic pain treatment and health service utilization of veterans with hepatitis C virus infection
    Travis I Lovejoy
    Mental Health and Clinical Neurosciences Division, Portland VA Medical Center, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    Pain Med 13:1407-16. 2012
    ..The primary purpose of this study was to compare health service utilization of U.S. military veterans with HCV with and without the presence of comorbid chronic pain...
  45. pmc Smoking cigarettes as a coping strategy for chronic pain is associated with greater pain intensity and poorer pain-related function
    Alexander L Patterson
    Mental Health and Clinical Neurosciences Division, Portland VA Medical Center, Portland, OR, USA
    J Pain 13:285-92. 2012
    ..005), and fear of pain (P = .04). In addition to assessing general smoking status, a more specific assessment of the chronic pain patient's reasons for smoking may be an important consideration as part of interdisciplinary pain treatment...
  46. pmc Patterns and correlates of prescription opioid use in OEF/OIF veterans with chronic noncancer pain
    Tara A Macey
    Mental Health and Clinical Neurosciences Division, Portland VA Medical Center, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    Pain Med 12:1502-9. 2011
    ..We sought to describe the prevalence of prescription opioid use, types, and doses of opioids received and to identify correlates of receiving prescription opioids for CNCP among OEF/OIF veterans...
  47. ncbi request reprint Integration and coordination of pain management in primary care
    John D Otis
    Psychology Service, VA Boston Healthcare System and Boston University, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    J Clin Psychol 62:1333-43. 2006
    ..The article concludes with a discussion of issues that frequently arise when integrating psychological treatment for pain in primary care settings...
  48. doi request reprint Prevalence, assessment, and treatment of mild traumatic brain injury and posttraumatic stress disorder: a systematic review of the evidence
    Kathleen F Carlson
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis VA Medical Center 152 2E, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55417, USA
    J Head Trauma Rehabil 26:103-15. 2011
    ..A synthesis of the evidence on prevalence, diagnostic accuracy, andtreatment effectiveness for mTBI/PTSD would be of use to clinicians, researchers, and policymakers...
  49. doi request reprint Problems of quality and equity in pain management: exploring the role of biomedical culture
    Megan Crowley-Matoka
    University of Pittsburgh and Research Scientist, Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA
    Pain Med 10:1312-24. 2009
    ..To explore how social scientific analyses of the culture of biomedicine may contribute to advancing our understanding of ongoing issues of quality and equity in pain management...
  50. doi request reprint Patterns of care and side effects for patients prescribed methadone for treatment of chronic pain
    Tara A Macey
    Department of Psychiatry, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon
    J Opioid Manag 9:325-33. 2013
    ....
  51. pmc Sex differences in the medical care of VA patients with chronic non-cancer pain
    Melissa B Weimer
    Department of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Pain Med 14:1839-47. 2013
    ..This study sought to determine if sex differences are present in the medical care veterans received for chronic pain...
  52. pmc Risk for prescription opioid misuse among patients with a history of substance use disorder
    Benjamin J Morasco
    Mental Health and Clinical Neurosciences Division, Portland VA Medical Center, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 127:193-9. 2013
    ....
  53. pmc Adherence to clinical guidelines for opioid therapy for chronic pain in patients with substance use disorder
    Benjamin J Morasco
    Mental Health and Clinical Neurosciences Division, Portland VA Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, Oregon Health and Science University, 3710 SW US Veterans Hospital Road, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:965-71. 2011
    ..SUD complicates pain treatment and may lead to worse outcomes. However, little information is available describing adherence to opioid treatment guidelines for CNCP generally, or guideline adherence for patients with comorbid SUD...
  54. ncbi request reprint Clarifying distinctions between contemplating and completing physician-assisted suicide
    Linda Ganzini
    Oregon Health and Sciences University, Portland, USA
    J Clin Ethics 15:119-22. 2004
  55. ncbi request reprint Strategies to decrease costs of prescribing selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors at a VA Medical Center
    Steven K Dobscha
    Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Oregon 97207, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 54:195-200. 2003
    ..The authors examined the efficacy of a multifaceted intervention designed to contain the cost of prescribing selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) to inpatients and outpatients served by a Veterans Affairs (VA) medical center...
  56. ncbi request reprint Oregon physicians' perceptions of patients who request assisted suicide and their families
    Linda Ganzini
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    J Palliat Med 6:381-90. 2003
    ..Many family members were reluctant to support these requests until they recognized the strength of the preference...
  57. ncbi request reprint Psychiatry resident graduate comfort with general medical issues: impact of an integrated psychiatry-primary medical care training track
    Steven K Dobscha
    Portland VA Medical Center, Behavior Health and Clinical Neurosciences Division, Oregon 97207, USA
    Acad Psychiatry 29:448-51. 2005
    ..To determine if a psychiatry-primary medical care (PPMC) training track impacts comfort and behaviors related to addressing general medical issues after residency...
  58. ncbi request reprint If it isn't depression
    Linda Ganzini
    J Palliat Med 6:927-30. 2003
  59. ncbi request reprint Depression and suicidal ideation in patients who discontinue the life-support treatment of dialysis
    Lewis M Cohen
    Department of Psychiatry, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Massachusetts 01199, USA
    Psychosom Med 64:889-96. 2002
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence of major depression and suicidal ideation in patients who stop the life-support treatment of dialysis...