Jonathan R Davidson

Summary

Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Management of posttraumatic stress disorder: diagnostic and therapeutic issues
    J R Davidson
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 60:33-8. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Achieving remission with venlafaxine and fluoxetine in major depression: its relationship to anxiety symptoms
    Jonathan R T Davidson
    Department of Psychology Behavioral Sciences, Anxiety and Traumatic Stress Program, Duke University Medicine Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Depress Anxiety 16:4-13. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Escitalopram in the treatment of generalized anxiety disorder: double-blind, placebo controlled, flexible-dose study
    Jonathan R T Davidson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Depress Anxiety 19:234-40. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder: acquisition, recognition, course, and treatment
    Jonathan R T Davidson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 16:135-47. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Pharmacotherapy of social anxiety disorder: what does the evidence tell us?
    Jonathan R T Davidson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science and the Anxiety and Traumatic Stress Program, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:20-6. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Do constitutional types really exist? A further study using grade of membership analysis
    J Davidson
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Br Homeopath J 90:138-47. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Pharmacotherapy of generalized anxiety disorder
    J R Davidson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 62:46-50; discussion 51-2. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Defining an appropriate management strategy for social anxiety disorder
    J R Davidson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 15:S13-7. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint Trauma: the impact of post-traumatic stress disorder
    J R Davidson
    Duke University Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Psychopharmacol 14:S5-12. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Pharmacotherapy of posttraumatic stress disorder: treatment options, long-term follow-up, and predictors of outcome
    J R Davidson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 61:52-6; discussion 57-9. 2000

Research Grants

  1. KAVA KAVA IN GENERALIZED ANXIETY: A DOUBLE-BLIND TRIAL
    Jonathan Davidson; Fiscal Year: 2001
  2. FLUOXETINE AND BEHAVIOR THERAPY IN SOCIAL PHOBIA
    Jonathan Davidson; Fiscal Year: 2001
  3. MAINTENANCE FLUOXETINE IN POSTTRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER
    Jonathan Davidson; Fiscal Year: 2001

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Publications69

  1. ncbi request reprint Management of posttraumatic stress disorder: diagnostic and therapeutic issues
    J R Davidson
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 60:33-8. 1999
    ..As awareness of PTSD increases, more patients should receive an accurate diagnosis and appropriate therapy...
  2. ncbi request reprint Achieving remission with venlafaxine and fluoxetine in major depression: its relationship to anxiety symptoms
    Jonathan R T Davidson
    Department of Psychology Behavioral Sciences, Anxiety and Traumatic Stress Program, Duke University Medicine Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Depress Anxiety 16:4-13. 2002
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Escitalopram in the treatment of generalized anxiety disorder: double-blind, placebo controlled, flexible-dose study
    Jonathan R T Davidson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Depress Anxiety 19:234-40. 2004
    ..9% vs. 5.1%; P=.27). Escitalopram 10-20 mg/day is effective, safe, and well tolerated in the treatment of patients with GAD...
  4. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder: acquisition, recognition, course, and treatment
    Jonathan R T Davidson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 16:135-47. 2004
    ..This paper looks at the course of PTSD, its disabling effect, its recognition and treatment, and considers possible new research directions...
  5. ncbi request reprint Pharmacotherapy of social anxiety disorder: what does the evidence tell us?
    Jonathan R T Davidson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science and the Anxiety and Traumatic Stress Program, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:20-6. 2006
    ..Studies show that patients with SAD who are maintained on paroxetine, sertraline, or clonazepam have a low relapse rate...
  6. ncbi request reprint Do constitutional types really exist? A further study using grade of membership analysis
    J Davidson
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Br Homeopath J 90:138-47. 2001
    ..Further validation with other cohorts is required and with refinement it might become a useful screening method. It cannot simulate complex information processing performed by homeopathic practitioners...
  7. ncbi request reprint Pharmacotherapy of generalized anxiety disorder
    J R Davidson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 62:46-50; discussion 51-2. 2001
    ..Treatment with antidepressants has opened up a new area of investigation into the pharmacotherapy of GAD, with a growing body of evidence supporting the role of therapies such as paroxetine and venlafaxine extended release...
  8. ncbi request reprint Defining an appropriate management strategy for social anxiety disorder
    J R Davidson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 15:S13-7. 2000
    ..In line with the recommendations of the International Consensus Group on Depression and Anxiety, a strategy for the management of social anxiety disorder is provided...
  9. ncbi request reprint Trauma: the impact of post-traumatic stress disorder
    J R Davidson
    Duke University Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Psychopharmacol 14:S5-12. 2000
    ..In addition, there is a detrimental cost to society with high financial and social consequences from the significantly elevated rates of hospitalization, suicide attempts and alcohol abuse...
  10. ncbi request reprint Pharmacotherapy of posttraumatic stress disorder: treatment options, long-term follow-up, and predictors of outcome
    J R Davidson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 61:52-6; discussion 57-9. 2000
    ..The long-term effects of pharmacotherapy and issues concerning patient management are also discussed...
  11. ncbi request reprint First-line pharmacotherapy approaches for generalized anxiety disorder
    Jonathan R Davidson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 70:25-31. 2009
    ..Remission is attainable but can take several months, and stopping medication increases the risk of relapse within the first year of initiating treatment...
  12. ncbi request reprint Tiagabine for posttraumatic stress disorder: effects of open-label and double-blind discontinuation treatment
    Kathryn M Connor
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, P O Box 3812, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 184:21-5. 2006
    ..Preliminary results suggest a potential benefit of agents that enhance gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) neurotransmission in treating posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Kava in generalized anxiety disorder: three placebo-controlled trials
    Kathryn M Connor
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 21:249-53. 2006
    ..No evidence of hepatotoxicity was found with kava, and all of the treatments were well tolerated. Findings from these three controlled trials do not support the use of kava in DSM-IV generalized anxiety disorder...
  14. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based guidelines for the pharmacological treatment of anxiety disorders: recommendations from the British Association for Psychopharmacology
    David S Baldwin
    Division of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    J Psychopharmacol 19:567-96. 2005
    ..The guidelines cover the diagnosis of anxiety disorders and key steps in clinical management, including acute treatment, relapse prevention and approaches for patients who do not respond to first-line treatments...
  15. ncbi request reprint Pharmacologic treatment of acute and chronic stress following trauma: 2006
    Jonathan R T Davidson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:34-9. 2006
    ..Dosing strategies for the SSRIs sertraline and paroxetine are provided, and an algorithm for PTSD pharmacotherapy is discussed...
  16. ncbi request reprint Practical assessment and evaluation of mental health problems following a mass disaster
    Kathryn M Connor
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:26-33. 2006
    ..The article also addresses important aspects of training nonmedical personnel in screening and assessment...
  17. ncbi request reprint Antidepressant therapy in patients with ischemic heart disease
    Wei Jiang
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am Heart J 150:871-81. 2005
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Trauma and posttraumatic stress in users of the Anxiety Disorders Association of America Web site
    Peter J Nicholls
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 47:30-4. 2006
    ..Furthermore, the factors associated with PTSD were like those in many community surveys. The ADAA Web site has the opportunity to benefit large numbers of highly distressed individuals...
  19. ncbi request reprint The extent and impact of mental health problems after disaster
    Jonathan R T Davidson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA, and the University of Adelaide, Department of Psychiatry, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville, Australia
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:9-14. 2006
    ..To be effective when disaster occurs, this approach requires careful planning in conjunction with community consultation before implementation of formal disaster mitigation policies...
  20. ncbi request reprint Foreword. After the tsunami: mental health challenges to the community for today and tomorrow
    Jonathan R T Davidson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:3-8. 2006
  21. ncbi request reprint Mental illness in U.S. Presidents between 1776 and 1974: a review of biographical sources
    Jonathan R T Davidson
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 194:47-51. 2006
    ..Mental illness in heads of state is a topic deserving further attention. Methodological limitations of using biography to determine psychopathology are discussed...
  22. ncbi request reprint Botulinum toxin treatment of social anxiety disorder with hyperhidrosis: a placebo-controlled double-blind trial
    Kathryn M Connor
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, DUMC Box 3812, Durham, N C 27710, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:30-6. 2006
    ..Given the often prominent and persistent nature of hyperhidrosis in social anxiety disorder (SAD), to compare botulinum toxin type A to placebo for generalized SAD with hyperhidrosis, in combination with paroxetine...
  23. ncbi request reprint High-dose sertraline strategy for nonresponders to acute treatment for obsessive-compulsive disorder: a multicenter double-blind trial
    Philip T Ninan
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine, 1841 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:15-22. 2006
    ..To evaluate the efficacy and safety of high-dose sertraline for patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) who failed to respond to standard sertraline acute treatment...
  24. ncbi request reprint Phobic anxiety, depression, and risk of ventricular arrhythmias in patients with coronary heart disease
    Lana L Watkins
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Psychosom Med 68:651-6. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine whether phobic anxiety is associated with ventricular arrhythmias in patients with documented coronary artery disease (CAD)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Obsessive-compulsive disorder in callers to the Anxiety Disorders Association of America
    Rosario B Hidalgo
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Ann Clin Psychiatry 18:157-62. 2006
    ..Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a chronic, impairing and often comorbid disorder...
  26. doi request reprint The impairment of Presidents Pierce and Coolidge after traumatic bereavement
    Jonathan R T Davidson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 22705, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 49:413-9. 2008
    ..We conclude that the psychiatric consequences of losing a child can adversely affect heads of government, may cause clinically significant distress, altered behavior, and reduced ability to provide effective leadership...
  27. ncbi request reprint Paroxetine CR augmentation for posttraumatic stress disorder refractory to prolonged exposure therapy
    Naomi M Simon
    Center for Anxiety and Traumatic Stress Disorders, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 69:400-5. 2008
    ..This study prospectively examines the relative efficacy of augmentation of continued prolonged exposure therapy (PE) with paroxetine CR versus placebo for individuals remaining symptomatic despite a course of PE...
  28. ncbi request reprint Placebo-controlled trial of risperidone augmentation for selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor-resistant civilian posttraumatic stress disorder
    Barbara O Rothbaum
    Department of Psychiatry, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 69:520-5. 2008
    ..The primary objective of this study was to examine risperidone augmentation in civilians with PTSD currently receiving sertraline without an optimal response...
  29. doi request reprint Modification effects of coping on post-traumatic morbidity among earthquake rescuers
    Chia Ming Chang
    Department of Psychiatry and Institute of Medicine, Chung Shan Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan
    Psychiatry Res 158:164-71. 2008
    ..However, coping strategies do not seem to reduce the influence of such exposure on trauma-related morbidities. This suggests that coping strategies can be used to prevent general psychiatric morbidity but not trauma-related morbidities...
  30. doi request reprint Quetiapine augmentation of paroxetine CR for the treatment of refractory generalized anxiety disorder: preliminary findings
    Naomi M Simon
    Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 197:675-81. 2008
    ..More data are needed to guide "next step" strategies for patients with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) remaining symptomatic despite initial pharmacotherapy...
  31. doi request reprint Divalproex in the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial in a veteran population
    Lori L Davis
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Tuscaloosa, AL 35404, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 28:84-8. 2008
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of divalproex for the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) hyperarousal symptom cluster...
  32. ncbi request reprint Traumatic events and posttraumatic stress in cross-cultural mission assignments
    Frauke C Schaefer
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Trauma Stress 20:529-39. 2007
    ..Factors associated with the severity of posttraumatic stress were depression, functional impairment, subjective severity and number of traumatic events, and the level of resilience...
  33. ncbi request reprint Quetiapine as monotherapy for social anxiety disorder: a placebo-controlled study
    Sandeep Vaishnavi
    Duke University Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, Room 4082A, Duke South, Yellow Zone, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 31:1464-9. 2007
    ..Significant time effects were noted for the SPIN and SDI, as well as a significant time x treatment effect in favor of quetiapine on the SPIN. Additionally, quetiapine showed a large effect size on the SPIN...
  34. ncbi request reprint Generalized social anxiety disorder and avoidant personality disorder: structural analysis and treatment outcome
    Jonathan D Huppert
    Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA
    Depress Anxiety 25:441-8. 2008
    ..APD and GSP remain highly related constructs, and different aspects of these data support and dispute the utility of the diagnosis of APD in GSP. Possible new directions in conceptualizing APD are discussed...
  35. pmc An abbreviated version of the Connor-Davidson Resilience Scale (CD-RISC), the CD-RISC2: psychometric properties and applications in psychopharmacological trials
    Sandeep Vaishnavi
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke Medical Center, Box 3812, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Psychiatry Res 152:293-7. 2007
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint The efficacy and tolerability of tiagabine in adult patients with post-traumatic stress disorder
    Jonathan R T Davidson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 27:85-8. 2007
    ..Tiagabine was not significantly different from placebo in the treatment of symptoms of PTSD. Additional studies are needed to assess the role of drugs that target the gamma-aminobutyric acid system in the treatment of PTSD...
  37. ncbi request reprint Profiling posttraumatic functional impairment
    Sonya B Norman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, and the VA San Diego Healthcare System, La Jolla, California 92093 0985, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:48-53. 2007
    ..The symptom profile can help identify traumatized individuals who may benefit from treatment but do not necessarily meet criteria for PTSD...
  38. ncbi request reprint Augmentation of sertraline with prolonged exposure in the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder
    Barbara O Rothbaum
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    J Trauma Stress 19:625-38. 2006
    ..Participants who received PE showed further reduction in PTSD severity. This augmentation effect was observed only for participants who showed a partial response to medication...
  39. ncbi request reprint Impact of depressive symptoms on the treatment of generalized social anxiety disorder
    Deborah Roth Ledley
    Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Depress Anxiety 22:161-7. 2005
    ..Such modifications are likely to be more important when treating patients with SAD and comorbid major depressive disorder...
  40. ncbi request reprint Levetiracetam in social phobia: a placebo controlled pilot study
    Wei Zhang
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Psychopharmacol 19:551-3. 2005
    ..In summary, the results of this study, while negative on the pre-defined measures, suggest promise for LEV as a new treatment of SAD. Further work should be carried out with larger sample sizes and optimal dosing strategies of the drug...
  41. ncbi request reprint Long-term treatment and prevention of posttraumatic stress disorder
    Jonathan R T Davidson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 65:44-8. 2004
    ..Unanswered questions pertaining to duration of treatment, candidates for long-term treatment, and potentially harmful treatments will also be considered...
  42. ncbi request reprint Study refusal and exclusion from a randomized treatment study of generalized social phobia
    Jonathan D Huppert
    Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 17:683-93. 2003
    ..These results suggest that there is a need to develop and evaluate a treatment for social anxiety with comorbid depression and to systematically study reasons for reluctance to take medication among individuals with GSP...
  43. ncbi request reprint Spirituality, resilience, and anger in survivors of violent trauma: a community survey
    Kathryn M Connor
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Trauma Stress 16:487-94. 2003
    ..Forgiveness, hatred, and beliefs in reincarnation were not associated with outcome. The importance of these findings to treating trauma survivors is discussed...
  44. ncbi request reprint Treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder: the impact of paroxetine
    Jonathan R T Davidson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Psychopharmacol Bull 37:76-88. 2003
    ..Emerging evidence also suggests that long-term treatment with paroxetine reverses the reductions in hippocampal volume and hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis abnormalities associated with PTSD...
  45. ncbi request reprint Development of a new resilience scale: the Connor-Davidson Resilience Scale (CD-RISC)
    Kathryn M Connor
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Depress Anxiety 18:76-82. 2003
    ..The scale demonstrates that resilience is modifiable and can improve with treatment, with greater improvement corresponding to higher levels of global improvement...
  46. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic distress and coping strategies among rescue workers after an earthquake
    Chia Ming Chang
    Department of Psychiatry and Graduate Institute of Medicine, Chung Shan Medical University, No 110, Sec 1, Chien Kuo N Road, Taichung, Taiwan
    J Nerv Ment Dis 191:391-8. 2003
    ..Rescue workers with longer job experience were at the highest risk for developing psychiatric and posttraumatic distress...
  47. ncbi request reprint Three- to four-year follow-up to an open trial of nefazodone for combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder
    Michael A Hertzberg
    Duke University Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Ann Clin Psychiatry 14:215-21. 2002
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint Pregabalin in generalized anxiety disorder: a placebo-controlled trial
    Atul C Pande
    Pfizer Global Research and Development, Ann Arbor Laboratories, MI, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 160:533-40. 2003
    ..Current drug therapies for generalized anxiety disorder have limitations. In a controlled trial, the novel agent pregabalin was studied for the treatment of patients with generalized anxiety disorder...
  49. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of chromium in atypical depression: a placebo-controlled trial
    Jonathan R T Davidson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 53:261-4. 2003
    ..Chromium picolinate (CP) has been reported to benefit patients with symptoms of atypical depression...
  50. ncbi request reprint Mirtazapine vs. placebo in posttraumatic stress disorder: a pilot trial
    Jonathan R T Davidson
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 53:188-91. 2003
    ..Based on an earlier pilot study, as well as a theoretical consideration of its mechanism of action, we undertook a placebo-controlled, double-blind trial of mirtazapine in posttraumatic stress disorder...
  51. ncbi request reprint Hyperhidrosis in social anxiety disorder
    Jonathan R T Davidson
    Duke University Medical Center, Trent Drive, 4th Floor, Yellow Zone, Room 4082B, Box 3812, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 26:1327-31. 2002
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint Davidson Trauma Scale (DTS): normative scores in the general population and effect sizes in placebo-controlled SSRI trials
    Jonathan R T Davidson
    Anxiety and Traumatic Stress Program, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Depress Anxiety 15:75-8. 2002
    ..These results further affirm the utility of the DTS as a self-rating measure of PTSD symptom severity and in evaluating treatment response...
  53. ncbi request reprint Fluvoxamine treatment in veterans with combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder
    Rodrigo Escalona
    Psychiatry Service, VA Medical Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87018, USA
    Depress Anxiety 15:29-33. 2002
    ..The high attrition rate and lack of a placebo group limits the conclusions of our study. Controlled studies of fluvoxamine in the treatment of PTSD are warranted...
  54. ncbi request reprint Full and partial PTSD among earthquake survivors in rural Taiwan
    Te Jen Lai
    Institute of Medicine, Chung Shan Medical University and Department of Psychiatry, Chung Shan Medical Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    J Psychiatr Res 38:313-22. 2004
    ..In conclusion, PTSD and PTSS are commonly observed following earthquake exposure and are associated with similarly high levels of psychosocial impairment...
  55. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder in callers to the Anxiety Disorders Association of America
    Wei Zhang
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Depress Anxiety 19:96-104. 2004
    ..In conclusion, callers to ADAA with PTSD were particularly impaired and used the health care system extensively. Although the SPTSD subjects were not as impaired as those with PTSD, they were disadvantaged in many ways...
  56. ncbi request reprint Maintenance therapy with fluoxetine in posttraumatic stress disorder: a placebo-controlled discontinuation study
    Jonathan R T Davidson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 25:166-9. 2005
    ..02, log-rank statistic). The odds ratio for relapse on PBO relative to FLU was 3.50. No significant differences were found on other measures. Fluoxetine was well tolerated during double-blind treatment...
  57. ncbi request reprint Beliefs in karma and reincarnation among survivors of violent trauma--a community survey
    Jonathan R T Davidson
    Dept of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham NC 27710, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 40:120-5. 2005
    ..This survey was designed to examine beliefs in karma and reincarnation among survivors of violent trauma in the general US population...
  58. ncbi request reprint Predictors of posttraumatic outcomes following the 1999 Taiwan earthquake
    Chia Ming Chang
    Department of Psychiatry and Institute of Medicine, Chung Shan Medical University, Chien Kuo N Road, Taichung 402, Taiwan
    J Nerv Ment Dis 193:40-6. 2005
    ..These variables, particularly female gender, current depression, and impaired well-being, should be considered in assessing earthquake survivors who are at increased risk for developing posttraumatic sequelae...
  59. ncbi request reprint The use of aripiprazole in obsessive-compulsive disorder: preliminary observations in 8 patients
    Kathryn M Connor
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 66:49-51. 2005
    ..To assess the effectiveness of aripiprazole, an atypical antipsychotic with dopamine- and serotonin-stabilizing properties, as monotherapy in treating obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)...
  60. ncbi request reprint Trauma, resilience and saliostasis: effects of treatment in post-traumatic stress disorder
    Jonathan R T Davidson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 20:43-8. 2005
    ..Treatment of PTSD significantly improved resilience and reduced symptoms in this sample. Further controlled studies are indicated...
  61. ncbi request reprint Assessing patient beliefs in a clinical trial of Hypericum perforatum in major depression
    Carla M Bann
    RTI International, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709 2194, USA
    Depress Anxiety 20:114-22. 2004
    ..Future studies should explore whether patient beliefs have an even greater impact when patients are aware of the treatment they are receiving and can determine whether that treatment is consistent with their beliefs...
  62. ncbi request reprint Social anxiety disorder in callers to the Anxiety Disorders Association of America
    Wei Zhang
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Depress Anxiety 20:101-6. 2004
    ..Early diagnosis and better treatment are urged for reducing costs and improving life. An organization such as ADAA can play a vital role in bringing this about...
  63. ncbi request reprint Fluoxetine, comprehensive cognitive behavioral therapy, and placebo in generalized social phobia
    Jonathan R T Davidson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 61:1005-13. 2004
    ..Generalized social phobia is common, persistent, and disabling and is often treated with selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor drugs or cognitive behavioral therapy...
  64. ncbi request reprint Differential response to placebo among patients with social phobia, panic disorder, and obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Jonathan D Huppert
    Center for Treatment and Study of Anxiety, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 6th Floor, 3535 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 161:1485-7. 2004
    ..Placebo effects in treatment of three anxiety disorders were compared...
  65. ncbi request reprint Explanatory attributions of anxiety and recovery in a study of kava
    Kurian C Abraham
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 10:556-9. 2004
    ....
  66. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of the novel anxiolytic pregabalin in social anxiety disorder: a placebo-controlled, multicenter study
    Atul C Pande
    Pfizer Global Research and Development, New London, CT 06320, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 24:141-9. 2004
    ..Somnolence and dizziness were the most frequently occurring adverse events among patients receiving pregabalin 600 mg/d. In conclusion, pregabalin 600 mg/d was an effective and well-tolerated treatment of social anxiety disorder...
  67. ncbi request reprint Use of benzodiazepines in social anxiety disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, and posttraumatic stress disorder
    Jonathan R T Davidson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center South, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 65:29-33. 2004
    ..Also, research indicates that benzodiazepines may not be effective in the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder. Therefore, physicians need to consider the type of anxiety disorder before prescribing a benzodiazepine as a treatment...
  68. ncbi request reprint Remission in post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD): effects of sertraline as assessed by the Davidson Trauma Scale, Clinical Global Impressions and the Clinician-Administered PTSD scale
    Jonathan R T Davidson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 19:85-7. 2004
    ..1-26.3% for sertraline and 13.9-14.9% for placebo. Traditional thresholds for the CAPS and DTS were tested relative to the CGI and to each other. The CAPS and DTS thresholds of < 20 and < 18 were found to be valid...
  69. ncbi request reprint The impact of borderline personality disorder on post-traumatic stress in the community: a study of health status, health utilization, and functioning
    Kathryn M Connor
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3812, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 43:41-8. 2002
    ..Individuals with comorbid PTSS and BPD demonstrate greater overall impairment and usage of health care resources...

Research Grants10

  1. KAVA KAVA IN GENERALIZED ANXIETY: A DOUBLE-BLIND TRIAL
    Jonathan Davidson; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..It will also contribute towards providing an answer to what is rapidly becoming a major public health question, namely what can we reasonably expect herbal treatments to offer? ..
  2. FLUOXETINE AND BEHAVIOR THERAPY IN SOCIAL PHOBIA
    Jonathan Davidson; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Effective treatments can be a long way towards reducing the societal burden associated with the disorder. ..
  3. MAINTENANCE FLUOXETINE IN POSTTRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER
    Jonathan Davidson; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Health services and cost implications of such findings remain considerable, given the morbidity associated with PTSD. ..