Christopher Baethge

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Manic-depressive illness in children: an early twentieth-century view by Theodor Ziehen (1862-1950). Introduction
    Christopher Baethge
    Harvard Medical School, Mailman Research Center 306, McLean Hospital, 115 Mill St, Belmont, MA 02478 9106, USA Email
    Hist Psychiatry 15:201-26. 2004
  2. pmc Effectiveness and outcome predictors of long-term lithium prophylaxis in unipolar major depressive disorder
    Christopher Baethge
    Consolidated Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, The Bipolar and Psychotic Disorders Program, McLean Division of Massachusetts General Hospital, Belmont, Mass 02478 9106, USA
    J Psychiatry Neurosci 28:355-61. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Prophylaxis latency and outcome in bipolar disorders
    Christopher Baethge
    Consolidated Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Bipolar and Psychotic Disorders Program, McLean Division of Massachusetts General Hospital, Belmont, Massachusetts, USA
    Can J Psychiatry 48:449-57. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Long-term combination therapy versus monotherapy with lithium and carbamazepine in 46 bipolar I patients
    Christopher Baethge
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, McLean Division of Massachusetts General Hospital, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 66:174-82. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Wrist fracture in a patient undergoing electroconvulsive treatment monitored using the "cuff" method
    Christopher Baethge
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Bipolar and Psychotic Disorders Program Mailman, Research Center McLean, Division of Massachusetts, General Hospital, 115 Mill Street, Belmont MA 02478 9106, USA
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 253:160-2. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Hallucinations in bipolar disorder: characteristics and comparison to unipolar depression and schizophrenia
    Christopher Baethge
    Department of Psychiatry, International Consortium for Bipolar Disorder Research, Harvard Medical School, McLean Division of Massachusetts General Hospital, Belmont, MA 02478 9106, USA
    Bipolar Disord 7:136-45. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Substance abuse in first-episode bipolar I disorder: indications for early intervention
    Christopher Baethge
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 162:1008-10. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Sequencing of substance use and affective morbidity in 166 first-episode bipolar I disorder patients
    Christopher Baethge
    Department of Psychiatry and Neuroscience Program, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Bipolar Disord 10:738-41. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Suicidal events and accidents in 216 first-episode bipolar I disorder patients: predictive factors
    Hari Mandir Kaur Khalsa
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Mailman Research Center, McLean Division of Massachusetts General Hospital, Belmont, MA 02478 9106, USA
    J Affect Disord 106:179-84. 2008
  10. pmc Long-term lithium treatment and thyroid antibodies: a controlled study
    Christopher Baethge
    Department of Psychiatry, Bipolar and Psychotic Disorders Program, Harvard Medical School, McLean Division of Massachusetts General Hospital, Belmont, Mass, USA
    J Psychiatry Neurosci 30:423-7. 2005

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. ncbi request reprint Manic-depressive illness in children: an early twentieth-century view by Theodor Ziehen (1862-1950). Introduction
    Christopher Baethge
    Harvard Medical School, Mailman Research Center 306, McLean Hospital, 115 Mill St, Belmont, MA 02478 9106, USA Email
    Hist Psychiatry 15:201-26. 2004
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  2. pmc Effectiveness and outcome predictors of long-term lithium prophylaxis in unipolar major depressive disorder
    Christopher Baethge
    Consolidated Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, The Bipolar and Psychotic Disorders Program, McLean Division of Massachusetts General Hospital, Belmont, Mass 02478 9106, USA
    J Psychiatry Neurosci 28:355-61. 2003
    ..To determine the effectiveness of lithium prophylaxis in unipolar major depressive disorder (MDD) and to identify predictors of outcome including comedication...
  3. ncbi request reprint Prophylaxis latency and outcome in bipolar disorders
    Christopher Baethge
    Consolidated Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Bipolar and Psychotic Disorders Program, McLean Division of Massachusetts General Hospital, Belmont, Massachusetts, USA
    Can J Psychiatry 48:449-57. 2003
    ..To analyze new and reviewed findings to evaluate relations between treatment response and latency from onset of bipolar disorder (BD) to the start of mood-stabilizer prophylaxis...
  4. ncbi request reprint Long-term combination therapy versus monotherapy with lithium and carbamazepine in 46 bipolar I patients
    Christopher Baethge
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, McLean Division of Massachusetts General Hospital, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 66:174-82. 2005
    ..These trials suggest added benefit of combination treatment over use of either agent alone but also indicate the need for further studies...
  5. ncbi request reprint Wrist fracture in a patient undergoing electroconvulsive treatment monitored using the "cuff" method
    Christopher Baethge
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Bipolar and Psychotic Disorders Program Mailman, Research Center McLean, Division of Massachusetts, General Hospital, 115 Mill Street, Belmont MA 02478 9106, USA
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 253:160-2. 2003
    ..In our patient, electroconvulsive therapy was safely continued using higher doses of succinylcholine and without the cuff method...
  6. ncbi request reprint Hallucinations in bipolar disorder: characteristics and comparison to unipolar depression and schizophrenia
    Christopher Baethge
    Department of Psychiatry, International Consortium for Bipolar Disorder Research, Harvard Medical School, McLean Division of Massachusetts General Hospital, Belmont, MA 02478 9106, USA
    Bipolar Disord 7:136-45. 2005
    ..As there is very little research on the topic, we compared the frequency and the type hallucinations among hospitalized patients diagnosed with bipolar disorder (BPD) versus other major psychiatric illnesses...
  7. ncbi request reprint Substance abuse in first-episode bipolar I disorder: indications for early intervention
    Christopher Baethge
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 162:1008-10. 2005
    ..This study clarified the early characteristics of substance use disorders in patients with first-episode bipolar I disorder...
  8. doi request reprint Sequencing of substance use and affective morbidity in 166 first-episode bipolar I disorder patients
    Christopher Baethge
    Department of Psychiatry and Neuroscience Program, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Bipolar Disord 10:738-41. 2008
    ..Since bipolar disorder (BPD) patients have high rates of comorbid substance abuse, and the temporal relationships involved are unclear, we evaluated the sequencing of specific substance use and affective morbidity...
  9. ncbi request reprint Suicidal events and accidents in 216 first-episode bipolar I disorder patients: predictive factors
    Hari Mandir Kaur Khalsa
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Mailman Research Center, McLean Division of Massachusetts General Hospital, Belmont, MA 02478 9106, USA
    J Affect Disord 106:179-84. 2008
    ..Risks of life-threatening behaviors are high among bipolar disorder (BPD) patients, but early rates and associated risk factors for suicides and accidents remain ill-defined...
  10. pmc Long-term lithium treatment and thyroid antibodies: a controlled study
    Christopher Baethge
    Department of Psychiatry, Bipolar and Psychotic Disorders Program, Harvard Medical School, McLean Division of Massachusetts General Hospital, Belmont, Mass, USA
    J Psychiatry Neurosci 30:423-7. 2005
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  11. ncbi request reprint Pretreatment episode count and response to lithium treatment in manic-depressive illness
    Irene M Bratti
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Belmont, MA, USA
    Harv Rev Psychiatry 11:245-56. 2003
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  12. ncbi request reprint Manic-depressive illness: evolution in Kraepelin's Textbook, 1883-1926
    Katharina Trede
    Valley Mental Health Center, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Harv Rev Psychiatry 13:155-78. 2005
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  13. ncbi request reprint Secular trends in first hospitalizations for major mood disorders with comorbid substance use
    Gian Paolo Minnai
    Department of Psychiatry, San Martino Hospital, Oristano, Sardinia
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 9:319-26. 2006
    ..These findings indicate a secular increase of comorbid SUD among first admissions for mood disorder, especially in young males, with a parallel increase in the proportion of bipolar disorder diagnoses over the past quarter of a century...
  14. ncbi request reprint Self-reported data from patients with bipolar disorder: impact on minimum episode length for hypomania
    Michael Bauer
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charite University Medicine Berlin, Campus Charité Mitte CCM, Schumannstr 20 21, 10117 Berlin, Germany
    J Affect Disord 96:101-5. 2006
    ..Using daily self-reported mood ratings, we studied the impact of changing the length requirement on the number of hypomanic episodes in patients with bipolar disorder...
  15. ncbi request reprint Using ultrasonography to determine thyroid size and prevalence of goiter in lithium-treated patients with affective disorders
    Michael Bauer
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Technische Universitat Dresden, Dresden, Germany
    J Affect Disord 104:45-51. 2007
    ..To determine thyroid gland volume and the prevalence of goiter in patients receiving long-term lithium treatment for affective disorders...
  16. ncbi request reprint Bone mineral density during maintenance treatment with supraphysiological doses of levothyroxine in affective disorders: a longitudinal study
    Michael Bauer
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charite University Medicine Berlin, Campus Charite Mitte, Berlin, Germany
    J Affect Disord 83:183-90. 2004
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  17. ncbi request reprint Prophylaxis of schizoaffective disorder with lithium or carbamazepine: outcome after long-term follow-up
    Christopher Baethge
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Universitatsklinikum Benjamin Franklin, Freie Universitat Berlin, Eschenallee 3, 14050 Berlin, Germany
    J Affect Disord 79:43-50. 2004
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  18. ncbi request reprint Cyclothymia, a circular mood disorder
    Christopher Baethge
    Hist Psychiatry 14:377-99. 2003
    ..The Kahlbaum-Hecker syndrome of cyclothymia survives in DSM-IV bipolar II disorder and cyclothymia. An annotated English translation of Hecker's 1898 paper is provided, with historical notes on Hecker and the significance of his work...
  19. ncbi request reprint Lithium augmentation therapy in refractory depression: clinical evidence and neurobiological mechanisms
    Michael Bauer
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charite University Hospital, Humboldt University at Berlin, Schumannstr 20 21, 10117 Berlin, Germany
    Can J Psychiatry 48:440-8. 2003
    ..It also examines hypotheses on the mode of action of lithium augmentation, with a focus on serotonin (5-HT) and neuroendocrine systems, and proposes recommendations for future research...
  20. ncbi request reprint Lithium augmentation therapy in refractory depression-update 2002
    Michael Bauer
    Klinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Charite Campus Mitte Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin, Schumannstr 20 21, 10117, Berlin, Germany
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 253:132-9. 2003
    ..Therefore, it should be considered a first-line treatment strategy in patients with major depression who do not adequately respond to standard antidepressants...
  21. ncbi request reprint "On cyclic insanity" by Karl Ludwig Kahlbaum, MD: a translation and commentary
    Christopher Baethge
    Klinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Freie Universitat Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Harv Rev Psychiatry 11:78-90. 2003
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  22. ncbi request reprint Association between response to lithium augmentation and the combined DEX/CRH test in major depressive disorder
    Tom Bschor
    Department of Psychiatry, Technische Universitat Dresden, Fetscherstrasse 74, D 01307, Dresden, Germany
    J Psychiatr Res 37:135-43. 2003
    ..Results of this study should be confirmed in a larger study group...
  23. ncbi request reprint Lithium augmentation increases the ACTH and cortisol response in the combined DEX/CRH test in unipolar major depression
    Tom Bschor
    Department of Psychiatry, Technische Universitat Dresden, Dresden, Germany
    Neuropsychopharmacology 27:470-8. 2002
    ..This effect might be explained by the serotonergic effects of lithium...
  24. ncbi request reprint A survival analysis for recurrent events in psychiatric research
    Christopher Baethge
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy of the Institute of Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, Germany
    Bipolar Disord 6:115-21. 2004
    ..This study aims to demonstrate a method of survival analysis that takes multiple recurrences into account...
  25. ncbi request reprint Supraphysiological doses of L-thyroxine in the maintenance treatment of prophylaxis-resistant affective disorders
    Michael Bauer
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charite, Humboldt University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Neuropsychopharmacology 27:620-8. 2002
    ..In conclusion, adjunctive treatment with L-thyroxine in supraphysiological doses may be an effective strategy in the maintenance treatment of patients with prophylaxis-resistant affective disorders...
  26. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal research on bipolar disorders
    Paola Salvatore
    Epidemiol Psichiatr Soc 16:109-17. 2007
    ..Project findings indicate that the course of bipolar I disorder is much less favorable than had been believed formerly, despite clinical treatment with modern mood-stabilizing and other treatments...
  27. ncbi request reprint Approximate entropy of self-reported mood prior to episodes in bipolar disorder
    Tasha Glenn
    ChronoRecord Association, Inc, Fullerton, CA 92834, USA
    Bipolar Disord 8:424-9. 2006
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  28. ncbi request reprint Grief hallucinations: true or pseudo? Serious or not? An inquiry into psychopathological and clinical features of a common phenomenon
    Christopher Baethge
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Freie Universitat Berlin, Germany
    Psychopathology 35:296-302. 2002
    ..3) There are essentially two definitions of pseudohallucinations and they contradict each other. The extremely vague concept of pseudohallucinations appears to be of questionable value and should be abandoned...
  29. ncbi request reprint Lithium augmentation increases post-dexamethasone cortisol in the dexamethasone suppression test in unipolar major depression
    Tom Bschor
    Department of Psychiatry, Technische Universitat Dresden, Germany
    Depress Anxiety 17:43-8. 2003
    ..This is in contrast to the established decline of HPA system activity during treatment with tricyclic antidepressants...
  30. pmc Hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid system activity during lithium augmentation therapy in patients with unipolar major depression
    Tom Bschor
    Department of Psychiatry, Technische Universitat Dresden, Dresden, Germany
    J Psychiatry Neurosci 28:210-6. 2003
    ..This study aimed at exploring the role of thyroid function in lithium augmentation and used a prospective design that included a homogeneous sample of inpatients with unipolar major depressive disorder...
  31. ncbi request reprint Is dose escalation of antidepressants a rational strategy after a medium-dose treatment has failed? A systematic review
    Mazda Adli
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Charite Mitte, Germany
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 255:387-400. 2005
    ..e. augmentation or change of compound) are lacking. The aim of this publication is to review available direct and indirect evidence concerning dose increase of antidepressants after a medium-dose trial has failed...
  32. ncbi request reprint Effects of supraphysiological doses of L-thyroxine on cognitive function in healthy individuals
    Christopher Baethge
    Department of Psychiatry, Klinikum Benjamin Franklin, Freie Universitat Berlin, Eschenallee 3, 14050 Berlin, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 110:117-23. 2002
    ..The results of this study do not support our working hypothesis that thyroid hormone can change cognitive performance in young, euthyroid, healthy individuals...