Victor R Vieweg

Summary

Affiliation: Eastern Virginia Medical School
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Assessing the presence and severity of depression in subjects with comorbid coronary heart disease
    W Victor R Vieweg
    Department of Psychiatry, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, USA
    Am J Med 123:683-90. 2010
  2. pmc Body mass index relates to males with posttraumatic stress disorder
    W Victor R Vieweg
    Psychiatry Service, Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Richmond, VA, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 98:580-6. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder and body mass index in military veterans. Preliminary findings
    W Victor R Vieweg
    Psychiatry Service, Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 30:1150-4. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder: clinical features, pathophysiology, and treatment
    W Victor R Vieweg
    Psychiatry, Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Richmond, VA, USA
    Am J Med 119:383-90. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Treatment of depression in patients with coronary heart disease
    W Victor R Vieweg
    Psychiatry Services, Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Richmond, VA, USA
    Am J Med 119:567-73. 2006
  6. pmc Toxicology findings in child and adolescent suicides in virginia: 1987-2003
    W Victor R Vieweg
    Internal Medicine, Medical College of Virginia Campus, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
    Prim Care Companion J Clin Psychiatry 8:142-6. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Correlation between high risk obesity groups and low socioeconomic status in school children
    Victor R Vieweg
    Departments of Psychiatry, Medical College of Virginia Campus, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
    South Med J 100:8-13. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder as a risk factor for obesity among male military veterans
    W V R Vieweg
    Psychiatry and Medicine Services, Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Richmond, VA
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 116:483-7. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Psychotropic drug considerations in depressed patients with metabolic disturbances
    W Victor R Vieweg
    Psychiatry Service, Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Richmond, VA, USA
    Am J Med 121:647-55. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Proarrhythmic risk with antipsychotic and antidepressant drugs: implications in the elderly
    W Victor R Vieweg
    Department of Psychiatry, Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Richmond, Virginia 23238 5414, USA
    Drugs Aging 26:997-1012. 2009

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. doi request reprint Assessing the presence and severity of depression in subjects with comorbid coronary heart disease
    W Victor R Vieweg
    Department of Psychiatry, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, USA
    Am J Med 123:683-90. 2010
    ..This should lead to a better understanding of the link between depression and comorbid coronary heart disease...
  2. pmc Body mass index relates to males with posttraumatic stress disorder
    W Victor R Vieweg
    Psychiatry Service, Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Richmond, VA, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 98:580-6. 2006
    ..We looked at the relationships among posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), body mass index (BMI) and socioeconomic status (SES) in a newly formed PTSD program at the Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Richmond, VA...
  3. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder and body mass index in military veterans. Preliminary findings
    W Victor R Vieweg
    Psychiatry Service, Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 30:1150-4. 2006
    ..Prospective studies of PTSD and comorbidity are needed using larger study populations to better understand the relationships among PTSD, stress, and obesity...
  4. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder: clinical features, pathophysiology, and treatment
    W Victor R Vieweg
    Psychiatry, Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Richmond, VA, USA
    Am J Med 119:383-90. 2006
    ..This review of PTSD will provide the reader with a clearer understanding of this condition, an increased capacity to recognize and treat this syndrome, and a greater appreciation for the role of the internist in PTSD...
  5. ncbi request reprint Treatment of depression in patients with coronary heart disease
    W Victor R Vieweg
    Psychiatry Services, Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Richmond, VA, USA
    Am J Med 119:567-73. 2006
    ..We outline a practical approach to the treatment of depression in patients with coronary heart disease. This approach includes education, counseling, antidepressant drugs, and referral when appropriate...
  6. pmc Toxicology findings in child and adolescent suicides in virginia: 1987-2003
    W Victor R Vieweg
    Internal Medicine, Medical College of Virginia Campus, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
    Prim Care Companion J Clin Psychiatry 8:142-6. 2006
    ..Because our data are descriptive, they are subject to over-interpretation. Cause-effect inferences should not be drawn...
  7. ncbi request reprint Correlation between high risk obesity groups and low socioeconomic status in school children
    Victor R Vieweg
    Departments of Psychiatry, Medical College of Virginia Campus, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
    South Med J 100:8-13. 2007
    ..The high risk group (HRG) comprises those youths with a body mass index (BMI) between the 85th and 95th percentile (at risk for overweight) and > or = 95th percentile (overweight). We sought a potential link between the HRG and SES...
  8. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder as a risk factor for obesity among male military veterans
    W V R Vieweg
    Psychiatry and Medicine Services, Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Richmond, VA
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 116:483-7. 2007
    ..Heretofore, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has not clearly been identified as a risk factor for this condition...
  9. doi request reprint Psychotropic drug considerations in depressed patients with metabolic disturbances
    W Victor R Vieweg
    Psychiatry Service, Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Richmond, VA, USA
    Am J Med 121:647-55. 2008
    ..Thus, alerting patients to this potential and due diligence form the cornerstone of weight management in the depressed patient...
  10. doi request reprint Proarrhythmic risk with antipsychotic and antidepressant drugs: implications in the elderly
    W Victor R Vieweg
    Department of Psychiatry, Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Richmond, Virginia 23238 5414, USA
    Drugs Aging 26:997-1012. 2009
    ..Finally, nothing in our recommendations replaces meticulous attention to US FDA guidelines in the package insert of each drug...
  11. ncbi request reprint Torsade de pointes in a patient with complex medical and psychiatric conditions receiving low-dose quetiapine
    W V R Vieweg
    Commonwealth Counseling Associates, Glen Allen, VA, USA
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 112:318-22; author reply 322. 2005
    ..Describe potential cardiac complications of low-dose quetiapine and other atypical antipsychotic drugs...
  12. ncbi request reprint Child and adolescent suicides in Virginia: 1987 to 2003
    W Victor R Vieweg
    Department of Psychiatry, Medical College of Virginia Campus, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 15:655-63. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to better understand suicides in children and adolescents using records from the Office of the Medical Examiner of Virginia from 1987 to 2003...
  13. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms and risks of electrocardiographic QT interval prolongation when using antipsychotic drugs
    W Victor R Vieweg
    Department of Psychiatry, Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond 23298 0710, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 63:18-24. 2002
    ..Caution is particularly urged in patients with cardiovascular disease or risk factors for cardiovascular disease...
  14. pmc Application of body mass index principles in a model elementary school: implications for overweight and obese children
    W Victor R Vieweg
    Department of Psychiatry, Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 96:468-75. 2004
    ..S. female children were larger). Based on data in the literature, the typical black male and female elementary child included in our study can expect a significant reduction in life expectancy compared with their nonobese counterparts...
  15. ncbi request reprint Body mass index (BMI) in newly admitted child and adolescent psychiatric inpatients
    W Victor R Vieweg
    Department of Psychiatry, Medical College of Virginia Campus, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 29:511-5. 2005
    ..However, no reports that utilize such measures in large series of children and adolescents with psychiatric disorders are available...
  16. pmc Body image and attitude toward obesity in an historically black university
    Gilbert W Gipson
    Department of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, Virginia State University, Petersburg, VA, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 97:225-36. 2005
    ..The obesity epidemic is a major problem in the United States, particularly among black women. Body image and attitudes toward obesity are important areas to understand and address in any comprehensive approach to this epidemic...
  17. ncbi request reprint Newer antipsychotic drugs and obesity in children and adolescents. How should we assess drug-associated weight gain?
    W V R Vieweg
    Department of Psychiatry, Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23238 5414, USA
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 111:177-84. 2005
    ..Antipsychotic drugs may contribute to weight gain in children and adolescents...
  18. ncbi request reprint Tricyclic antidepressants, QT interval prolongation, and torsade de pointes
    W Victor R Vieweg
    Department of Psychiatry, Cardiology Division, Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23238 5414, USA
    Psychosomatics 45:371-7. 2004
    ..Clinicians should be cautious when prescribing tricyclic antidepressants with other drugs, such as thioridazine, that are capable of prolonging the QT interval...
  19. ncbi request reprint Patient and direct-care staff body mass index in a state mental hospital: implications for management
    W V R Vieweg
    Departments of Psychiatry and Internal Medicine, Medical College of Virginia Campus, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 110:69-72. 2004
    ..Obesity is a major problem among chronically psychotic patients...
  20. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular side effects of newer antidepressants
    Antony Fernandez
    Psychiatry Service, Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Department of Psychiatry, Medical College of Virginia Campus, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    Anadolu Kardiyol Derg 7:305-9. 2007
    ..Newer antidepressants should be considered as first-line agents for the treatment of depression in patients with and without cardiovascular disease...
  21. ncbi request reprint Invited comment
    W Victor R Vieweg
    Department of Psychiatry, Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, USA
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 112:77. 2005
  22. ncbi request reprint Direct-care staff body mass index in a state mental hospital: staff obesity may impair role modeling for patients
    W Victor R Vieweg
    Department of Psychiatry, Medical College of Virginia Campus, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 29:989-91. 2005
    ..This may be another changeable factor in the complex dynamics governing overweight and obesity among patients with chronic mental illness...
  23. ncbi request reprint Lifespan of male attorneys: preliminary findings
    W Victor R Vieweg
    Department of Psychiatry, Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0710, USA
    South Med J 96:264-5. 2003
    ..Our objective was to test the hypotheses that trial attorneys have shorter lifespans than other attorneys, and that attorneys in general have a shortened lifespan compared with the general population...
  24. ncbi request reprint QTc and metabolic parameters
    W Victor R Vieweg
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:838-9; author reply 839. 2006
  25. ncbi request reprint Assessing cardiovascular risks versus clinical benefits of atypical antipsychotic drug treatment
    Herbert Y Meltzer
    Department of Psychiatry and Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tenn 37212, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 63:25-9. 2002
    ..This article discusses both risks and benefits of antipsychotic treatment and presents a treatment algorithm to aid the clinician in choosing medications for the psychotic patient...
  26. ncbi request reprint Switching depot antipsychotic drug responders to oral olanzapine
    Linda S Godleski
    Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Louisville, KY, USA
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 29:141-4. 2005
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  27. doi request reprint The risk of overweight in children and adolescents with major mental illness
    Mehrul Hasnain
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Regional Integrated Health Authority, Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Newfoundland, Canada
    South Med J 101:367-72. 2008
    ..To survey the charts of youths with major mental illness who may constitute a high-risk group (HRG) for overweight...