Michael Von Korff

Summary

Affiliation: Group Health Cooperative
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Comparison of back pain prognostic risk stratification item sets
    Michael Von Korff
    Group Health Research Institute, Seattle, Washington Electronic address
    J Pain 15:81-9. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Long-term use of opioids for complex chronic pain
    Michael R Von Korff
    Group Health Research Institute, 1730 Minor Ave, Suite 1600, Seattle, WA 98101, USA Electronic address
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 27:663-72. 2013
  3. pmc Group interventions for co-morbid insomnia and osteoarthritis pain in primary care: the lifestyles cluster randomized trial design
    Michael Von Korff
    Group Health Research Institute, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 33:759-68. 2012
  4. pmc Functional outcomes of multi-condition collaborative care and successful ageing: results of randomised trial
    Michael Von Korff
    Group Health Research Institute, 1730 Minor Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    BMJ 343:d6612. 2011
  5. pmc Physician support for diabetes patients and clinical outcomes
    Jochen Gensichen
    Institute for General Practice, University Hospital Jena, Jena, Germany
    BMC Public Health 9:367. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint A trial of an activating intervention for chronic back pain in primary care and physical therapy settings
    Michael Von Korff
    Group Health Cooperative, Center for Health Studies, 1730 Minor Ave, Suite 1600, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Pain 113:323-30. 2005
  7. pmc Time-scheduled vs. pain-contingent opioid dosing in chronic opioid therapy
    Michael Von Korff
    Group Health Research Institute, Group Health Cooperative, 1730 Minor Ave, Suite 1600, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Pain 152:1256-62. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Cost-sharing for low-income workers: health insurance in the on-your-ownership society
    Michael Von Korff
    Group Health Center for Health Studies, 1730 Minor Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 19:1229-40. 2008
  9. pmc Can care management enhance integration of primary and specialty care?
    Michael Von Korff
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, 1730 Minor Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    BMJ 329:605. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint A prognostic approach to defining chronic pain
    Michael Von Korff
    Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound, Center for Health Studies, 1730 Minor Avenue, Suite 1600, Seattle WA 98101, USA
    Pain 117:304-13. 2005

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Publications90

  1. ncbi request reprint Comparison of back pain prognostic risk stratification item sets
    Michael Von Korff
    Group Health Research Institute, Seattle, Washington Electronic address
    J Pain 15:81-9. 2014
    ..81 (.77-.85) for a composite item set. Differences in prediction were modest. Items from 2 prognostic screeners, and both combined, achieved acceptable and similar prediction of unfavorable back pain outcomes...
  2. ncbi request reprint Long-term use of opioids for complex chronic pain
    Michael R Von Korff
    Group Health Research Institute, 1730 Minor Ave, Suite 1600, Seattle, WA 98101, USA Electronic address
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 27:663-72. 2013
    ..Principles for achieving more selective and cautious use of opioids for chronic musculoskeletal pain are proposed. ..
  3. pmc Group interventions for co-morbid insomnia and osteoarthritis pain in primary care: the lifestyles cluster randomized trial design
    Michael Von Korff
    Group Health Research Institute, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 33:759-68. 2012
    ..This hybrid efficacy-effectiveness trial design evaluates whether interventions yield specific benefits for clinical and behavioral outcomes relative to an education only control when implemented in a primary care setting...
  4. pmc Functional outcomes of multi-condition collaborative care and successful ageing: results of randomised trial
    Michael Von Korff
    Group Health Research Institute, 1730 Minor Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    BMJ 343:d6612. 2011
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of integrated care for chronic physical diseases and depression in reducing disability and improving quality of life...
  5. pmc Physician support for diabetes patients and clinical outcomes
    Jochen Gensichen
    Institute for General Practice, University Hospital Jena, Jena, Germany
    BMC Public Health 9:367. 2009
    ..Physician practical support (e.g. setting goals, pro-active follow-up) and communicative support (e.g., empathic listening, eliciting preferences) have been hypothesized to influence diabetes outcomes...
  6. ncbi request reprint A trial of an activating intervention for chronic back pain in primary care and physical therapy settings
    Michael Von Korff
    Group Health Cooperative, Center for Health Studies, 1730 Minor Ave, Suite 1600, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Pain 113:323-30. 2005
    ....
  7. pmc Time-scheduled vs. pain-contingent opioid dosing in chronic opioid therapy
    Michael Von Korff
    Group Health Research Institute, Group Health Cooperative, 1730 Minor Ave, Suite 1600, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Pain 152:1256-62. 2011
    ..Patients with time-scheduled dosing received higher opioid dosage than patients with pain-contingent dosing. Time-scheduled dosing was associated with greater opioid control concerns than pain-contingent dosing...
  8. doi request reprint Cost-sharing for low-income workers: health insurance in the on-your-ownership society
    Michael Von Korff
    Group Health Center for Health Studies, 1730 Minor Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 19:1229-40. 2008
    ..The predominant effect of increased cost-sharing was to increase costs for low-income workers, particularly those with chronic disease...
  9. pmc Can care management enhance integration of primary and specialty care?
    Michael Von Korff
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, 1730 Minor Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    BMJ 329:605. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint A prognostic approach to defining chronic pain
    Michael Von Korff
    Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound, Center for Health Studies, 1730 Minor Avenue, Suite 1600, Seattle WA 98101, USA
    Pain 117:304-13. 2005
    ..Defining chronic pain prospectively, by risk thresholds for future clinically significant pain, provides an empirically grounded approach to chronic pain assessment...
  11. ncbi request reprint Chronic spinal pain and physical-mental comorbidity in the United States: results from the national comorbidity survey replication
    Michael Von Korff
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, 1730 Minor Avenue Suite 1600, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Pain 113:331-9. 2005
    ..The societal burdens of chronic spinal pain need to be understood and managed within the context of comorbid conditions...
  12. ncbi request reprint Work disability among individuals with diabetes
    Michael Von Korff
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, 1730 Minor Ave, Suite 1600, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:1326-32. 2005
    ..This study assessed clinical predictors of work disability among working-age individuals with diabetes...
  13. ncbi request reprint Potentially modifiable factors associated with disability among people with diabetes
    Michael Von Korff
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Psychosom Med 67:233-40. 2005
    ..This article seeks to identify potentially modifiable factors associated with disability among people with diabetes...
  14. pmc Long-term opioid therapy reconsidered
    Michael Von Korff
    Group Health Research Institute, Seattle, Washington 98101, USA
    Ann Intern Med 155:325-8. 2011
    ..Until stronger evidence becomes available, clinicians should err on the side of caution when considering this treatment...
  15. ncbi request reprint Stepped care for back pain: activating approaches for primary care
    M Von Korff
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, 1730 Minor Avenue, Suite 1600, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Ann Intern Med 134:911-7. 2001
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  16. ncbi request reprint Effect on disability outcomes of a depression relapse prevention program
    Michael Von Korff
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, WA 98101206 287 2874, USA
    Psychosom Med 65:938-43. 2003
    ..This report evaluates the effects of a depression relapse prevention program on disability outcomes among patients treated for depression at high risk for relapse...
  17. ncbi request reprint Frequency and priority of pain patients' health care use
    Michael Von Korff
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound, 1730 Minor Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Clin J Pain 23:400-8. 2007
    ..This study assesses reasons for health care visits of pain patients versus controls, and compares characteristics of pain patients who differ in frequency and priority of service use...
  18. ncbi request reprint Improving depression care: barriers, solutions, and research needs
    M Von Korff
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    J Fam Pract 50:E1. 2001
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  19. pmc Childhood psychosocial stressors and adult onset arthritis: broad spectrum risk factors and allostatic load
    Michael Von Korff
    Group Health Center for Health Studies, 1730 Minor Avenue, Suite 1600, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Pain 143:76-83. 2009
    ..Results from this study provide methodological guidance for future prospective studies of the relationship between childhood psychosocial stressors and subsequent risk of adult onset arthritis...
  20. pmc De facto long-term opioid therapy for noncancer pain
    Michael Von Korff
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Clin J Pain 24:521-7. 2008
    ..This paper describes characteristics of opioid use episodes for noncancer pain and defines thresholds for de facto long-term opioid therapy...
  21. pmc Chronic pain reconsidered
    Michael Von Korff
    Group Health Center for Health Studies, 1730 Minor Avenue, Suite 1600, Seattle, WA 98101 1448, USA
    Pain 138:267-76. 2008
    ..However, chronic pain appears to be a continuum rather than a distinct class, because long-term pain outcomes are highly variable and inherently uncertain...
  22. pmc Treatment adjustment and medication adherence for complex patients with diabetes, heart disease, and depression: a randomized controlled trial
    Elizabeth H B Lin
    MacColl Center for Health Care Innovation, Group Health Research Institute, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, Washington 98101, USA
    Ann Fam Med 10:6-14. 2012
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  23. ncbi request reprint Panic episodes among patients with diabetes
    Evette Ludman
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 28:475-81. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the prevalence of panic episodes in persons with diabetes and the demographic, behavioral and clinical characteristics associated with panic symptoms in persons with diabetes...
  24. pmc Depression and advanced complications of diabetes: a prospective cohort study
    Elizabeth H B Lin
    Group Health Research Institute, Group Health, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Diabetes Care 33:264-9. 2010
    ..To prospectively examine the association of depression with risks for advanced macrovascular and microvascular complications among patients with type 2 diabetes...
  25. pmc Cardiac risk factors in patients with diabetes mellitus and major depression
    Wayne J Katon
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, 98195 6560, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:1192-9. 2004
    ..We explored the association of major depression with 8 cardiac risk factors in diabetic patients with and without evidence of cardiovascular disease (CVD)...
  26. ncbi request reprint Behavioral and clinical factors associated with depression among individuals with diabetes
    Wayne Katon
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington 98195 6560, USA
    Diabetes Care 27:914-20. 2004
    ..The goal of this study was to determine the behavioral and clinical characteristics of diabetes that are associated with depression after controlling for potentially confounding variables...
  27. ncbi request reprint Depression and diabetes symptom burden
    Evette J Ludman
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 26:430-6. 2004
    ..To examine the relationship among patient-reported diabetes symptoms, severity of depressive illness and objective measures of diabetes control and severity among a population-based sample of patients with diabetes...
  28. ncbi request reprint Relationship of depression and diabetes self-care, medication adherence, and preventive care
    Elizabeth H B Lin
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, 1730 Minor Ave, Suite 1600, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Diabetes Care 27:2154-60. 2004
    ..We assessed whether diabetes self-care, medication adherence, and use of preventive services were associated with depressive illness...
  29. ncbi request reprint Quality of depression care in a population-based sample of patients with diabetes and major depression
    Wayne J Katon
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington 98195 6560, USA
    Med Care 42:1222-9. 2004
    ..This study examined the rates and predictors of recognition of depression among primary care patients with diabetes and comorbid major depression and the quality of depression care provided during a 12-month period...
  30. pmc Improving confidence for self care in patients with depression and chronic illnesses
    Evette J Ludman
    Group Health Research Institute, 1730 Minor Avenue, Suite 1600, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Behav Med 39:1-6. 2013
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  31. pmc Diabetes complications severity index and risk of mortality, hospitalization, and healthcare utilization
    Bessie Ann Young
    Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System 152 E, Epidemiologic Research and Information Center, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Am J Manag Care 14:15-23. 2008
    ..To determine whether the number and severity of diabetes complications are associated with increased risk of mortality and hospitalizations...
  32. pmc Trends in long-term opioid therapy for noncancer pain among persons with a history of depression
    Jennifer Brennan Braden
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Box 356560, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 6560, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 31:564-70. 2009
    ..We report trends in long-term opioid use among patients with a history of depression from two large health plans...
  33. pmc Depression and diabetes: factors associated with major depression at five-year follow-up
    Wayne Katon
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Psychosomatics 50:570-9. 2009
    ....
  34. pmc Collaborative care for patients with depression and chronic illnesses
    Wayne J Katon
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98195 6560, USA
    N Engl J Med 363:2611-20. 2010
    ..We conducted a study to determine whether coordinated care management of multiple conditions improves disease control in these patients...
  35. ncbi request reprint The association of comorbid depression with mortality in patients with type 2 diabetes
    Wayne J Katon
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Box 356560, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98195 6560, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:2668-72. 2005
    ..We assessed whether patients with comorbid minor and major depression and type 2 diabetes had a higher mortality rate over a 3-year period compared with patients with diabetes alone...
  36. ncbi request reprint Enhancing adherence to prevent depression relapse in primary care
    Elizabeth H B Lin
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, WA, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 25:303-10. 2003
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  37. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of systematic depression treatment among people with diabetes mellitus
    Gregory E Simon
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:65-72. 2007
    ..Depression co-occurring with diabetes mellitus is associated with higher health services costs, suggesting that more effective depression treatment might reduce use of other medical services...
  38. pmc Diabetes and poor disease control: is comorbid depression associated with poor medication adherence or lack of treatment intensification?
    Wayne Katon
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Box 356560, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98195 6560, USA
    Psychosom Med 71:965-72. 2009
    ..Depression is a common comorbidity and may affect disease control through adverse effects on adherence and physician intensification of treatment...
  39. ncbi request reprint Influence of patient attachment style on self-care and outcomes in diabetes
    Paul Ciechanowski
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine, Box 356560, 1959 N E Pacific, Seattle, WA 98195 6560, USA
    Psychosom Med 66:720-8. 2004
    ..We predicted that dismissing attachment style, characterized by high interpersonal self-reliance and low trust of others, would be associated with poorer self-management in patients with diabetes...
  40. pmc Cost-effectiveness of a multicondition collaborative care intervention: a randomized controlled trial
    Wayne Katon
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Box 356560, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98195 6560, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 69:506-14. 2012
    ....
  41. pmc The effect of changes in depressive symptoms on disability status in patients with diabetes
    Hsiang Huang
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington Medical School, Seattle, WA 98195 6560, USA
    Psychosomatics 53:21-9. 2012
    ..To examine the association between changes in depressive symptoms and disability status in patients with diabetes...
  42. pmc Problems and concerns of patients receiving chronic opioid therapy for chronic non-cancer pain
    Mark D Sullivan
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Pain 149:345-53. 2010
    ....
  43. pmc The relationship between changes in depression symptoms and changes in health risk behaviors in patients with diabetes
    Wayne J Katon
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 25:466-75. 2010
    ..This longitudinal study of patients with diabetes examined the relationship between changes in depressive symptoms and changes in diabetes self-care behaviors over 5 years...
  44. pmc Association between obesity and psychiatric disorders in the US adult population
    Gregory E Simon
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 63:824-30. 2006
    ..Epidemiologic data suggest an association between obesity and depression, but findings vary across studies and suggest a stronger relationship in women than men...
  45. pmc Depression and increased mortality in diabetes: unexpected causes of death
    Elizabeth H B Lin
    Group Health Research Institute, Seattle, Washington 98101, USA
    Ann Fam Med 7:414-21. 2009
    ..Recent evidence suggests that depression is linked to increased mortality among patients with diabetes. This study examines the association of depression with all-cause and cause-specific mortality in diabetes...
  46. pmc Opioid prescriptions for chronic pain and overdose: a cohort study
    Kate M Dunn
    Group Health Research Institute, Seattle, Washington 98101, USA
    Ann Intern Med 152:85-92. 2010
    ..Concomitant with this change in practice, rates of fatal opioid overdose have increased. The extent to which overdose risks are elevated among patients receiving medically prescribed long-term opioid therapy is unknown...
  47. pmc Comorbid depression is associated with an increased risk of dementia diagnosis in patients with diabetes: a prospective cohort study
    Wayne J Katon
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine, 1959 NE Pacific Street, Box 356560, Seattle, WA 98195 6560, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:423-9. 2010
    ..Both depression and diabetes have been found to be risk factors for dementia. This study examined whether comorbid depression in patients with diabetes increases the risk for dementia compared to those with diabetes alone...
  48. ncbi request reprint Who benefits from more structured depression treatment?
    Terry Bush
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, Washington, WA 98101 144, USA
    Int J Psychiatry Med 34:247-58. 2004
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  49. pmc Mental disorders among persons with diabetes--results from the World Mental Health Surveys
    Elizabeth H B Lin
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    J Psychosom Res 65:571-80. 2008
    ..We assess whether associations of specific mental disorders with diabetes are consistent across diverse countries after controlling for age and gender...
  50. ncbi request reprint Men with pelvic pain: perceived helpfulness of medical and self-management strategies
    Judith A Turner
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Clin J Pain 22:19-24. 2006
    ..To assess the frequency of use of different treatments and pain management strategies and their perceived helpfulness in male patients with pelvic pain...
  51. ncbi request reprint Relationship of pain and symptoms to pubertal development in adolescents
    Linda LeResche
    Department of Oral Medicine, University of Washington, P O Box 356370, Seattle, WA 98195 6370, USA
    Pain 118:201-9. 2005
    ..For both sexes, pubertal development was a better predictor of pain than was age. Thus it appears that pain, other somatic symptoms and depression increase systematically with pubertal development in girls...
  52. pmc Relationship of opioid use and dosage levels to fractures in older chronic pain patients
    Kathleen W Saunders
    Group Health Research Institute, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:310-5. 2010
    ..Opioids have been linked to increased risk of fractures, but little is known about how opioid dose affects fracture risk...
  53. pmc Cognitive-behavioral treatment for comorbid insomnia and osteoarthritis pain in primary care: the lifestyles randomized controlled trial
    Michael V Vitiello
    Department ofPsychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:947-56. 2013
    ....
  54. pmc Depression and ambivalence toward chronic opioid therapy for chronic noncancer pain
    Catherine Q Howe
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, 98195, USA
    Clin J Pain 28:561-6. 2012
    ..This study examines predictors of the desire to cut down or stop opioid therapy among patients receiving COT who report that opioids are helpful for relieving pain...
  55. pmc Frequency of comorbid insomnia, pain, and depression in older adults with osteoarthritis: predictors of enrollment in a randomized treatment trial
    Susan M McCurry
    Department of Psychosocial and Community Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Psychosom Res 71:296-9. 2011
    ....
  56. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of a program to prevent depression relapse in primary care
    Gregory E Simon
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, Washington 98101, USA
    Med Care 40:941-50. 2002
    ..Evaluate the incremental cost-effectiveness of a depression relapse prevention program in primary care...
  57. pmc The association between intensive care unit admission and subsequent depression in patients with diabetes
    Dimitry S Davydow
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 27:22-30. 2012
    ..To examine whether intensive care unit (ICU) admission is independently associated with increased risk of major depression in patients with diabetes...
  58. pmc Association of major depression and mortality in Stage 5 diabetic chronic kidney disease
    Bessie A Young
    Epidemiologic Research and Information Center, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 32:119-24. 2010
    ..Depression is the most common psychiatric disorder in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). We sought to determine the association of major depression with mortality among diabetic patients with late stage CKD...
  59. pmc Trends in long-term opioid therapy for chronic non-cancer pain
    Denise Boudreau
    Group Health Center for Health Studies, 1730 Minor Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 18:1166-75. 2009
    ..To report trends and characteristics of long-term opioid use for non-cancer pain...
  60. ncbi request reprint Where is the patient? The association of psychosocial factors and missed primary care appointments in patients with diabetes
    Paul Ciechanowski
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, 98195 6560, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 28:9-17. 2006
    ..We predicted that compared to secure attachment style, fearful and dismissing attachment styles would be associated with greater number of missed primary care visits in patients with diabetes...
  61. pmc Effects of enhanced depression treatment on diabetes self-care
    Elizabeth H B Lin
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, Wash 98101, USA
    Ann Fam Med 4:46-53. 2006
    ..We reported earlier that enhanced depression care reduces depression symptoms but not hemoglobin A1c level. This study examined effects of depression interventions on self-management among depressed diabetic patients...
  62. pmc Relationship styles and mortality in patients with diabetes
    Paul Ciechanowski
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Diabetes Care 33:539-44. 2010
    ..Further research is needed to examine possible mechanisms for this relationship and to develop appropriate interventions...
  63. pmc Prescription long-term opioid use in HIV-infected patients
    Michael J Silverberg
    Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Clin J Pain 28:39-46. 2012
    ..To examine changes the in use of prescription opioids for the management of chronic noncancer pain in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected patients and to identify patient characteristics associated with long-term use...
  64. pmc Depression in relation to long-term control of glycemia, blood pressure, and lipids in patients with diabetes
    Susan R Heckbert
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98101 1448, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:524-9. 2010
    ..Little information is available about the association of depression with long-term control of glycemia, blood pressure, or lipid levels in patients with diabetes...
  65. pmc Depression and incident diabetic foot ulcers: a prospective cohort study
    LISA H WILLIAMS
    Department of Medicine, Division of Dermatology, University of Washington, Seattle, Wash, USA
    Am J Med 123:748-754.e3. 2010
    ..To test whether depression is associated with an increased risk of incident diabetic foot ulcers...
  66. pmc The association of comorbid depression with intensive care unit admission in patients with diabetes: a prospective cohort study
    Dimitry S Davydow
    Dept of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Psychosomatics 52:117-26. 2011
    ..It is unknown if comorbid depression in patients with diabetes mellitus increases the risk of intensive care unit (ICU) admission...
  67. pmc Long-term effects of a collaborative care intervention in persistently depressed primary care patients
    Wayne Katon
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington Medical School, Seattle, Wash 98195, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:741-8. 2002
    ..This paper examined the 28-month effect of this intervention on adherence, depressive symptoms, functioning, and health care costs...
  68. pmc The prescribed opioids difficulties scale: a patient-centered assessment of problems and concerns
    Caleb J Banta-Green
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    Clin J Pain 26:489-97. 2010
    ..The aim of this article was to develop a psychometrically sound method for assessing difficulties patients attribute to chronic opioid therapy...
  69. pmc Prescribed opioid difficulties, depression and opioid dose among chronic opioid therapy patients
    Joseph O Merrill
    University of Washington School of Medicine, Harborview Medical Center, Box 359780, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 34:581-7. 2012
    ..Chronic opioid therapy has increased dramatically, as have complications related to prescription opioids. Little is known about the problems and concerns attributed to opioids by patients receiving different opioid doses...
  70. pmc Long-term effects on medical costs of improving depression outcomes in patients with depression and diabetes
    Wayne J Katon
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington 98195 6560, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:1155-9. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the 5-year effects on total health care costs of the Pathways depression intervention program for patients with diabetes and comorbid depression compared with usual primary care...
  71. ncbi request reprint Healthcare use and costs of primary and secondary care patients with prostatitis
    Judith A Turner
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Urology 63:1031-5. 2004
    ..To examine and identify predictors of healthcare use and prostatitis-related and total healthcare costs for primary and secondary care patients with new episodes of care for prostatitis...
  72. pmc Improving depression care in patients with diabetes and multiple complications
    Leslie S Kinder
    Health Services Research and Development, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:1036-41. 2006
    ..Competing clinical demands and treatment resistance may make it especially difficult to improve depressive symptoms in patients with diabetes who have multiple complications...
  73. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of two self-care interventions to reduce disability associated with back pain
    Larkin L Strong
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:1639-45. 2006
    ..Two randomized, controlled trials...
  74. ncbi request reprint Improving primary care treatment of depression among patients with diabetes mellitus: the design of the pathways study
    Wayne Katon
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98195 6580, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 25:158-68. 2003
    ....
  75. ncbi request reprint Prognosis of patients with new prostatitis/pelvic pain syndrome episodes
    Judith A Turner
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington 98195 6560, USA
    J Urol 172:538-41. 2004
    ..In this study we determined the course of symptoms after physician visits for new nonbacterial prostatitis/pelvic pain syndrome episodes, and determined predictors of symptom persistence 1 year later...
  76. ncbi request reprint Racial and ethnic differences in microalbuminuria prevalence in a diabetes population: the pathways study
    Bessie A Young
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 16:219-28. 2005
    ..In this setting, racial/ethnic differences in early diabetic nephropathy were observed despite comparable access to diabetes care...
  77. ncbi request reprint Clinical and functional outcomes of depression treatment in patients with and without chronic medical illness
    Gregory E Simon
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Psychol Med 35:271-9. 2005
    ..We examine how clinical and functional outcomes of depression treatment compare in primary-care patients with and without chronic medical illness...
  78. ncbi request reprint Relationship of common pain conditions in mothers and children
    Kathleen Saunders
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative Departments of Oral Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Clin J Pain 23:204-13. 2007
    ..The goal of this study was to assess whether there is an association between: (1) site-specific pain conditions in mothers and children and (2) the presence of multiple pain conditions in mothers and children...
  79. pmc Predictors of onset of facial pain and temporomandibular disorders in early adolescence
    Linda LeResche
    Department of Oral Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 6370, USA
    Pain 129:269-78. 2007
    ..These findings suggest that the development of TMD pain in adolescence may reflect an underlying vulnerability to musculoskeletal pain that is not unique to the orofacial region...
  80. ncbi request reprint The association of patient relationship style and outcomes in collaborative care treatment for depression in patients with diabetes
    Paul S Ciechanowski
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98195 6560, USA
    Med Care 44:283-91. 2006
    ..We sought to determine whether relationship style in patients with diabetes receiving depression treatment is associated with differential quality of care and depression outcomes...
  81. ncbi request reprint Disability in depression and back pain: evaluation of the World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule (WHO DAS II) in a primary care setting
    Lydia A Chwastiak
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Harborview Medical Center, 325 Ninth Avenue, Box 359911, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 56:507-14. 2003
    ..This instrument facilitates the use of the ICIDH-2 as a framework for evaluating activity limitations and participation...
  82. pmc Organising care for chronic illness
    Michael Von Korff
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound, Seattle WA, USA
    BMJ 325:92-4. 2002
  83. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of telephone psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy for depression: continuation and durability of effects
    Evette J Ludman
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, WA 98101 1448, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 75:257-66. 2007
    ..85 (SD = 0.65) in the usual-care comparison group. Addition of a brief, structured CBT program can significantly improve clinical outcomes for the large number of patients beginning antidepressant treatment in primary care...
  84. ncbi request reprint Telephone psychotherapy and telephone care management for primary care patients starting antidepressant treatment: a randomized controlled trial
    Gregory E Simon
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, Wash 98101, USA
    JAMA 292:935-42. 2004
    ..Both antidepressant medication and structured psychotherapy have been proven efficacious, but less than one third of people with depressive disorders receive effective levels of either treatment...
  85. ncbi request reprint Effect of improving depression care on pain and functional outcomes among older adults with arthritis: a randomized controlled trial
    Elizabeth H B Lin
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, Wash 98101, USA
    JAMA 290:2428-9. 2003
    ..Depression and arthritis are disabling and common health problems in late life. Depression is also a risk factor for poor health outcomes among arthritis patients...
  86. ncbi request reprint Medical co-morbidity and validity of DSM-IV depression criteria
    Gregory E Simon
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Psychol Med 36:27-36. 2006
    ..Clinicians have questioned the validity of depression criteria in patients with chronic medical illness, but few empirical data address this question...
  87. ncbi request reprint Increased somatic complaints and health-care utilization in children: effects of parent IBS status and parent response to gastrointestinal symptoms
    Rona L Levy
    University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98105, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 99:2442-51. 2004
    ....
  88. pmc Modified WHODAS-II provides valid measure of global disability but filter items increased skewness
    Michael Von Korff
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:1132-43. 2008
    ..The WHODAS-II was substantially modified for use in the World Mental Health Surveys. This article considers psychometric properties and implications of filter items used to reduce respondent burden of the modified WHODAS-II...
  89. ncbi request reprint Validity and responsiveness of the national institutes of health chronic prostatitis symptom index
    Judith A Turner
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Urol 169:580-3. 2003
    ..We assessed its reliability, validity and responsiveness to change in a sample of men with pelvic pain visits to health maintenance organization primary care and urology clinics...
  90. ncbi request reprint Primary care and urology patients with the male pelvic pain syndrome: symptoms and quality of life
    Judith A Turner
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Washington School of Medicine, Center for Health Studies, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Urol 167:1768-73. 2002
    ....

Research Grants14

  1. Social Role Disability and Mental-Physical Co-Morbidity
    Michael Von Korff; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  2. Long-term Opioid Management of Chronic Pain: Trends and Risks
    Michael Von Korff; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We will extend these analyses by studying the effects of long-term opioid therapy on other adverse events including: all-cause and opioid-related hospitalization; opioid overdose; and onset of recognized mood disorder. ..
  3. Long-term Opioid Management of Chronic Pain: Trends and Risks
    Michael Von Korff; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We will extend these analyses by studying the effects of long-term opioid therapy on other adverse events including: all-cause and opioid-related hospitalization; opioid overdose; and onset of recognized mood disorder. ..
  4. Depression-Diabetes Care Disparities, Adverse Outcomes
    Michael Von Korff; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Aim 3: Set priorities for integrated services - We will assess criteria relevant to priorities for integrated management of diabetes, depression and associated behavioral risk factors. ..
  5. Long-term Opioid Management of Chronic Pain: Trends and Risks
    Michael Von Korff; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..We will extend these analyses by studying the effects of long-term opioid therapy on other adverse events including: all-cause and opioid-related hospitalization; opioid overdose; and onset of recognized mood disorder. ..
  6. Social Role Disability and Mental-Physical Co-Morbidity
    Michael Von Korff; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  7. Integrated Care for Depression and Chronic Back Pain
    Michael Von Korff; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  8. Depression-Diabetes Care Disparities, Adverse Outcomes
    Michael Von Korff; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Aim 3: Set priorities for integrated services - We will assess criteria relevant to priorities for integrated management of diabetes, depression and associated behavioral risk factors. ..
  9. Social Role Disability and Mental-Physical Co-Morbidity
    Michael Von Korff; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  10. Depression-Diabetes Care Disparities, Adverse Outcomes
    Michael Von Korff; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Aim 3: Set priorities for integrated services - We will assess criteria relevant to priorities for integrated management of diabetes, depression and associated behavioral risk factors. ..
  11. Social Role Disability and Mental-Physical Co-Morbidity
    Michael Von Korff; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  12. Transition to Long-Term Opioid Use Among Older Adults with Chronic Pain
    Michael R Von Korff; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This research will clarify individual risks among patients initiating chronic opioid therapy, laying the foundation for early identification of patients at high risk of unfavorable psychological and functional outcomes. 1 ..