Daniel Ford

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Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Schizophrenia and potentially preventable hospitalizations in the United States: a retrospective cross-sectional study
    Elizabeth Khaykin Cahoon
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BMC Psychiatry 13:37. 2013
  2. pmc A cluster randomized trial of standard quality improvement versus patient-centered interventions to enhance depression care for African Americans in the primary care setting: study protocol NCT00243425
    Lisa A Cooper
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Implement Sci 5:18. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Depression and C-reactive protein in US adults: data from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Daniel E Ford
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:1010-4. 2004
  4. doi request reprint Zeroing in on depression as a cardiovascular risk factor. Can lifting mood improve outcomes?
    Daniel E Ford
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Postgrad Med 114:6-13. 2003
  5. doi request reprint Optimizing outcomes for patients with depression and chronic medical illnesses
    Daniel E Ford
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Am J Med 121:S38-44. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Primary care physician perspective on management of patients with depression
    Daniel E Ford
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Suite 2 500 Room 2 518, 2024 East Monument St, Baltimore, MD, 21287 0007, USA
    J Manag Care Pharm 12:10-3. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Marijuana use and cessation of tobacco smoking in adults from a community sample
    Daniel E Ford
    Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2024 E Monument Street, Suite 2 500, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 67:243-8. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Practice-based interventions
    Daniel E Ford
    Johns Hopkins University, 2024 E Monument Street, Suite 2 500, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 2223, USA
    Ment Health Serv Res 4:199-204. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Adrenal gland volume and dexamethasone-suppressed cortisol correlate with total daily salivary cortisol in African-American women
    Sherita Hill Golden
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, 2024 East Monument Street, Suite 2 616, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:1358-63. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint The mediation effect of posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms on the relationship of intimate partner violence and IFN-gamma levels
    Anne B Woods
    Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, 525 N Wolfe Street, Room 442, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 36:159-75. 2005

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Publications68

  1. pmc Schizophrenia and potentially preventable hospitalizations in the United States: a retrospective cross-sectional study
    Elizabeth Khaykin Cahoon
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BMC Psychiatry 13:37. 2013
    ..The goal of this study was to determine if schizophrenia is associated with overall, acute, and chronic ACS hospitalizations in the United States (US)...
  2. pmc A cluster randomized trial of standard quality improvement versus patient-centered interventions to enhance depression care for African Americans in the primary care setting: study protocol NCT00243425
    Lisa A Cooper
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Implement Sci 5:18. 2010
    ..TRIAL REGISTRATION: ClinicalTrials.gov NCT00243425...
  3. ncbi request reprint Depression and C-reactive protein in US adults: data from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Daniel E Ford
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:1010-4. 2004
    ..Our objective was to determine the association between major depression and elevated C-reactive protein (CRP) level in a nationally representative cohort...
  4. doi request reprint Zeroing in on depression as a cardiovascular risk factor. Can lifting mood improve outcomes?
    Daniel E Ford
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Postgrad Med 114:6-13. 2003
    ..Elucidation of the biologic mediators for the relationship between depression and CVD will help our understanding of the link and how to appropriately intervene early enough to improve outcomes...
  5. doi request reprint Optimizing outcomes for patients with depression and chronic medical illnesses
    Daniel E Ford
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Am J Med 121:S38-44. 2008
    ..Further opportunities to improve care also exist at the healthcare system level, such as developing, funding, and implementing multimodal collaborative care models in the primary care setting...
  6. ncbi request reprint Primary care physician perspective on management of patients with depression
    Daniel E Ford
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Suite 2 500 Room 2 518, 2024 East Monument St, Baltimore, MD, 21287 0007, USA
    J Manag Care Pharm 12:10-3. 2006
    ..To discuss the relationship between the primary care physician and other health care professionals and best practice strategies in the management of depression...
  7. ncbi request reprint Marijuana use and cessation of tobacco smoking in adults from a community sample
    Daniel E Ford
    Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2024 E Monument Street, Suite 2 500, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 67:243-8. 2002
    ..Clinicians working with patients who are trying to stop tobacco smoking may be aided by routinely assessing marijuana use history, particularly with the recent increase in co-smoking of marijuana and tobacco...
  8. ncbi request reprint Practice-based interventions
    Daniel E Ford
    Johns Hopkins University, 2024 E Monument Street, Suite 2 500, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 2223, USA
    Ment Health Serv Res 4:199-204. 2002
    ..More research is needed to develop programs to improve outcomes for children with depression and adults with bipolar disorders...
  9. ncbi request reprint Adrenal gland volume and dexamethasone-suppressed cortisol correlate with total daily salivary cortisol in African-American women
    Sherita Hill Golden
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, 2024 East Monument Street, Suite 2 616, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:1358-63. 2007
    ..Alternative measures (salivary cortisol and adrenal gland volume) have not been systematically compared with 24-h urine free cortisol (UFC) in a healthy population...
  10. ncbi request reprint The mediation effect of posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms on the relationship of intimate partner violence and IFN-gamma levels
    Anne B Woods
    Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, 525 N Wolfe Street, Room 442, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 36:159-75. 2005
    ..Although an association between psychological stress and altered immune function has been shown, IPV studies have not investigated this relationship...
  11. pmc Intensive meditation for refractory pain and symptoms
    Madhav Goyal
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 16:627-31. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to assess patient interest in intensive meditation training for chronic symptoms...
  12. ncbi request reprint Anger temperament is modestly associated with the risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus: the Atheroslcerosis Risk in Communities Study
    Sherita Hill Golden
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 31:325-32. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to determine if anger proneness predicted type 2 diabetes using prospective analyses...
  13. ncbi request reprint Association of childhood socioeconomic status with subsequent coronary heart disease in physicians
    Michelle M Kittleson
    Divisions of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:2356-61. 2006
    ..Adult socioeconomic status (SES) is an independent risk factor for the development of coronary heart disease (CHD), but whether low childhood SES has an effect in adults who have achieved high SES is unknown...
  14. ncbi request reprint Changes in depressive symptoms and metabolic control over 3 years among African Americans with type 2 diabetes
    Tiffany L Gary
    The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Int J Psychiatry Med 35:377-82. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the longitudinal relationship between depressive symptoms and metabolic control...
  15. ncbi request reprint Primary care patients' involvement in decision-making is associated with improvement in depression
    Sarah L Clever
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Med Care 44:398-405. 2006
    ..Depression is undertreated in primary care settings. Little research investigates the impact of patient involvement in decisions on guideline-concordant treatment and depression outcomes...
  16. pmc Is physician self-disclosure related to patient evaluation of office visits?
    Mary Catherine Beach
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:905-10. 2004
    ..Physician self-disclosure has been viewed either positively or negatively, but little is known about how patients respond to physician self-disclosure...
  17. ncbi request reprint Opioid prescriptions by U.S. primary care physicians from 1992 to 2001
    Yngvild Olsen
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Pain 7:225-35. 2006
    ..75 [95% CI .66-.85]) had lower odds of receiving an opioid. Substantial variation exists in opioid prescribing by PCPs. Now that pain management standards are advocated, understanding the dynamics of opioid prescribing is necessary...
  18. ncbi request reprint Adverse events during medical and surgical hospitalizations for persons with schizophrenia
    Gail L Daumit
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 63:267-72. 2006
    ..Persons with schizophrenia have a high risk of premature mortality. It is not clear if greater risk for adverse events during hospitalization is a contributing factor...
  19. pmc Patient ethnicity and the identification and active management of depression in late life
    Joseph J Gallo
    Department of Family Practice and Community Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce St, 2 Gates Pavilion, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:1962-8. 2005
    ..We investigated the association of ethnicity with the identification and active management of depression among older patients...
  20. pmc The role of cardiovascular disease in the identification and management of depression by primary care physicians
    Hillary R Bogner
    Department of Family Practice and Community Medicine, The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 14:71-8. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to describe the influence of cardiovascular disease (CVD) on identification and management of depression by primary care physicians...
  21. ncbi request reprint Ethnicity and preferences for depression treatment
    Jane L Givens
    Geriatrics Division, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 29:182-91. 2007
    ..The objective of this work was to describe ethnic differences in attitudes toward depression, depression treatment, stigma and preferences for depression treatment (counseling vs. medication)...
  22. pmc Introduction: chronic medical conditions and depression--the view from primary care
    Richard L Kravitz
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of California Davis, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Am J Med 121:S1-7. 2008
  23. doi request reprint Clinician- and organization-level factors in the adoption of evidence-based care for depression in primary care
    Rachel M Henke
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 33:289-99. 2008
    ..We explore organizational and clinician factors affecting patient receipt of guideline-concordant services...
  24. doi request reprint A tailored Internet-delivered intervention for smoking cessation designed to encourage social support and treatment seeking: usability testing and user tracing
    Tom K Houston
    Deep South Center of Effectiveness Research, A HSR and D REAP, Birmingham VA Medical Center, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Inform Health Soc Care 33:5-19. 2008
    ..038). Changing the rationale and context of Web-based health information using a motivational introduction can change user behavior...
  25. doi request reprint Can e-mail messages between patients and physicians be patient-centered?
    Debra L Roter
    Department of Health, Behavior, and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Health Commun 23:80-6. 2008
    ..E-mail has the potential to support the doctor-patient relationship by providing a medium through which patients can express worries and concerns and physicians can be patient-centered in response...
  26. pmc Testing for statistical discrimination by race/ethnicity in panel data for depression treatment in primary care
    Thomas G McGuire
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, 180 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Health Serv Res 43:531-51. 2008
    ..To test for discrimination by race/ethnicity arising from clinical uncertainty in treatment for depression, also known as "statistical discrimination."..
  27. doi request reprint Blood pressure change and risk of hypertension associated with parental hypertension: the Johns Hopkins Precursors Study
    Nae Yuh Wang
    Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:643-8. 2008
    ..Parental hypertension is used to classify hypertension risk in young adults, but the long-term association of parental hypertension with blood pressure (BP) change and risk of hypertension over the adult life span has not been well studied...
  28. pmc Patient-physician communication in the primary care visits of African Americans and whites with depression
    Bri K Ghods
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:600-6. 2008
    ..Little research investigates the role of patient-physician communication in understanding racial disparities in depression treatment...
  29. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms, inflammation, and ischemic stroke in older adults: a prospective analysis in the cardiovascular health study
    Jose J Arbelaez
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1825-30. 2007
    ..To investigate the mediator role of inflammation in any relationship between depressive symptoms and ischemic stroke...
  30. ncbi request reprint Temporal relation among depression symptoms, cardiovascular disease events, and mortality in end-stage renal disease: contribution of reverse causality
    L Ebony Boulware
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 1:496-504. 2006
    ..Attenuated risks from time-lag analyses indicate a partial role for reverse causality, suggesting that medical comorbidity may precede DS...
  31. ncbi request reprint Effect of mental health care and shared decision making on patient satisfaction in a community sample of patients with depression
    Karen A Swanson
    School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 64:416-30. 2007
    ..Contrary to expectations, patient gender made no difference in the effects of quality of care on patient satisfaction...
  32. ncbi request reprint Factors identifying high-frequency and low-frequency health service utilization among substance-using adults
    THOMAS P O'TOOLE
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 33:51-9. 2007
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Role of depression in quality of life for patients with psoriasis
    Jochen M Schmitt
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Dermatology 215:17-27. 2007
    ..It has been proposed that depression plays a role in how psoriasis affects quality of life. However, primary data are limited...
  34. ncbi request reprint Stigma beliefs of Asian Americans with depression in an internet sample
    Joshua Fogel
    Department of Economics, Brooklyn College, City University of New York, Brooklyn, NY, USA
    Can J Psychiatry 50:470-8. 2005
    ..To study the beliefs of Asian Americans with depression about stigma associated with depression treatment among friends, employers, and family...
  35. ncbi request reprint Suicide compared to other causes of mortality in physicians
    Dario M Torre
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 35:146-53. 2005
    ..The findings for suicide are strikingly different than other causes of death and should provide impetus for new research on the mental health of physicians...
  36. ncbi request reprint Patient-centered communication, ratings of care, and concordance of patient and physician race
    Lisa A Cooper
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 2223, USA
    Ann Intern Med 139:907-15. 2003
    ..Little research has investigated the communication process in race-concordant and race-discordant medical visits...
  37. ncbi request reprint Experiences of physicians who frequently use e-mail with patients
    Thomas K Houston
    Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Commun 15:515-25. 2003
    ..Increasing integration into practice to enhance time-saving aspects and improve patient education might lead to more sustained use of this promising communication tool...
  38. ncbi request reprint Life-sustaining treatments: what do physicians want and do they express their wishes to others?
    Joseph J Gallo
    Department of Family Practice and Community Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:961-9. 2003
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Confronting depression and suicide in physicians: a consensus statement
    Claudia Center
    Employment Law Center and the University of California, Hastings College of Law, San Francisco, USA
    JAMA 289:3161-6. 2003
    ..To encourage treatment of depression and prevention of suicide in physicians by calling for a shift in professional attitudes and institutional policies to support physicians seeking help...
  40. ncbi request reprint Managed care organizational complexity and access to high-quality mental health services: perspective of U.S. primary care physicians
    Benjamin W Van Voorhees
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 25:149-57. 2003
    ..PCPs who interact with a large number of managed care plans and different administrative models may have the most difficulty in obtaining high-quality mental health services for their patients...
  41. ncbi request reprint The acceptability of treatment for depression among African-American, Hispanic, and white primary care patients
    Lisa A Cooper
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Med Care 41:479-89. 2003
    ..Ethnic minority patients are less likely than white patients to receive guideline-concordant care for depression. It is uncertain whether racial and ethnic differences exist in patient beliefs, attitudes, and preferences for treatment...
  42. ncbi request reprint Outpatient prescriptions for atypical antipsychotics for African Americans, Hispanics, and whites in the United States
    Gail L Daumit
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2024 E Monument St, Suite 2 500, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 60:121-8. 2003
    ..We examined whether ethnic minorities achieve access to these new advanced treatments...
  43. ncbi request reprint Burden of illness
    Tom McGuire
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, 180 Longwood Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02115 5899, USA
    Ment Health Serv Res 4:179-85. 2002
    ..Reserch should focus on improving measures of burden in general and on quantifying burden from the standpoint of diverse population groups...
  44. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of primary care visits for individuals with severe mental illness in a national sample
    Gail L Daumit
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 24:391-5. 2002
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Receipt of preventive medical services at psychiatric visits by patients with severe mental illness
    Gail L Daumit
    School of Medicine and the Bloomberg School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 53:884-7. 2002
    ..Preventive services were less likely to have been provided during visits to health maintenance organizations and visits that took place later in the study period...
  46. ncbi request reprint Sports ability in young men and the incidence of cardiovascular disease
    Thomas K Houston
    Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Am J Med 112:689-95. 2002
    ..We sought to determine the relation between the ability of young adults in different sports and their continued physical activity in midlife, and subsequent cardiovascular disease...
  47. ncbi request reprint Do family physicians and internists differ in knowledge, attitudes, and self-reported approaches for depression?
    Joseph J Gallo
    Department of Family Practice and Community Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Int J Psychiatry Med 32:1-20. 2002
    ..The purpose of this investigation was to assess the relationship of primary care specialty training with self-assessed skill, knowledge, attitudes, and behavior toward depression recognition and management...
  48. ncbi request reprint Anger in young men and subsequent premature cardiovascular disease: the precursors study
    Patricia P Chang
    Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:901-6. 2002
    ..Anger can trigger myocardial ischemia and may be an independent risk factor for coronary heart disease, but its effect on early compared with late onset of disease is unclear...
  49. pmc Urinary incontinence and psychological distress in community-dwelling older adults
    Hillary R Bogner
    Department of Family Practice and Community Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:489-95. 2002
    ..We hypothesized that persons with UI associated with condition-specific functional loss would be most likely to report psychological distress...
  50. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of obesity in a community sample of individuals with severe and persistent mental illness
    Gail L Daumit
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2024 East Monument Street, Suite 2 500, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 191:799-805. 2003
    ..A fourfold association between atypical antipsychotics and prevalent obesity was found in men but not in women; further work should clarify mechanisms of obesity in the SPMI...
  51. ncbi request reprint Coffee intake and risk of hypertension: the Johns Hopkins precursors study
    Michael J Klag
    The Johns Hopkins Precursors Study, 2024 E Monument St, Suite 2 200, Baltimore, MD 21205 2223, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:657-62. 2002
    ..Whether the increase in blood pressure with coffee drinking seen in clinical trials persists over time and translates into an increased incidence of hypertension is not known...
  52. pmc Physician conceptions of responsibility to individual patients and distributive justice in health care
    Mary Catherine Beach
    Division of General Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, 2024 East Monument Street, Suite 2 500, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Ann Fam Med 3:53-9. 2005
    ..We describe physician conceptions of responsibility to individual patients and distributive justice in health care, and explore whether these values are associated with type of managed care practice and professional satisfaction...
  53. pmc Beliefs and attitudes associated with the intention to not accept the diagnosis of depression among young adults
    Benjamin W Van Voorhees
    Department of Medicine, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Ann Fam Med 3:38-46. 2005
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint Association of sleep disturbance with chronicity and remission of alcohol dependence: data from a population-based prospective study
    Rosa M Crum
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 28:1533-40. 2004
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint Incident hypertension associated with depression in the Baltimore Epidemiologic Catchment area follow-up study
    Christina M Meyer
    Department of Medicine, Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21204, USA
    J Affect Disord 83:127-33. 2004
    ..This study evaluates the role of depression as a specific risk factor for hypertension...
  56. ncbi request reprint Experiences of patients who were early adopters of electronic communication with their physician: satisfaction, benefits, and concerns
    Thomas K Houston
    Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Ala 35294, USA
    Am J Manag Care 10:601-8. 2004
    ..To explore the experiences of patients who were early adopters of e-mail communication with their physicians...
  57. pmc What do physicians tell patients about themselves? A qualitative analysis of physician self-disclosure
    Mary Catherine Beach
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:911-6. 2004
    ..Physician self-disclosure (PSD) has been alternatively described as a boundary violation or a means to foster trust and rapport with patients. We analyzed a series of physician self-disclosure statements to inform the current controversy...
  58. ncbi request reprint Sleep disturbance and risk for alcohol-related problems
    Rosa M Crum
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Health Institutions, 2024 E Monument Street, Suite 2 500, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 161:1197-203. 2004
    ..Using prospective data, the authors assessed the risk of alcohol-related problems among individuals with self-reported sleep disturbances because of worry...
  59. ncbi request reprint Differences in patient and bed partner-assessed quality of life in sleep-disordered breathing
    J Gabrielle Breugelmans
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 170:547-52. 2004
    ..This study suggests that systematic differences exist between patient- and bed partner-assessed quality of life in SDB. Bed partner ratings provide supplemental information on quality of life impairment in SDB...
  60. ncbi request reprint Prospective association between hypotension and idiopathic chronic fatigue
    Katherine E Lucas
    Bloomberg School of Public Health and School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 2233, USA
    J Hypertens 22:691-5. 2004
    ..To determine whether there is an association between hypotension and incident cases of idiopathic chronic fatigue...
  61. ncbi request reprint Physical functioning, depression, and preferences for treatment at the end of life: the Johns Hopkins Precursors Study
    Joseph B Straton
    Department of Family Practice and Community Medicine, and Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvannia School of Medicine, Philadelphia, 19104, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:577-82. 2004
    ..To examine the relationship between worsening physical function and depression and preferences for life-sustaining treatment...
  62. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms and the risk of type 2 diabetes: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study
    Sherita Hill Golden
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Diabetes Care 27:429-35. 2004
    ..The goal of this study was to determine whether depressive symptoms predict type 2 diabetes...
  63. pmc Primary care patients with depression are less accepting of treatment than those seen by mental health specialists
    Benjamin W Van Voorhees
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:991-1000. 2003
    ....
  64. ncbi request reprint Work limitations and productivity loss are associated with health-related quality of life but not with clinical severity in patients with psoriasis
    Jochen M Schmitt
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Dermatology 213:102-10. 2006
    ..According to current guidelines the cost of productivity loss should be considered in pharmacoeconomic analyses. The cost of health-related productivity loss in psoriasis patients is unknown...
  65. pmc Prevalence of depression in survivors of acute myocardial infarction
    Brett D Thombs
    Johns Hopkins University Evidence Based Practice Center, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:30-8. 2006
    ..To assess the prevalence and persistence of depression in patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and the relationship between assessment modality and prevalence...
  66. ncbi request reprint The effect of adherence to practice guidelines on depression outcomes
    Kimberly A Hepner
    RAND Health Program, Santa Monica, California 90407, USA
    Ann Intern Med 147:320-9. 2007
    ..Few studies have assessed clinician adherence to depression practice guidelines and the relationship between clinician adherence and depression outcomes...
  67. pmc Doctors who are using e-mail with their patients: a qualitative exploration
    Madhavi R Patt
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Med Internet Res 5:e9. 2003
    ..Despite the potential for rapid, asynchronous, documentable communication, the use of e-mail for physician-patient communication has not been widely adopted...
  68. pmc Computer-administered screening of reproductive-aged women for diabetes risk in primary care settings, feasibility and acceptability of such screening, and validity of risk assessments based on self-reported weight
    Shazia Hussain
    State University of New York at Albany, School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Rensselaer, NY 12144 3456, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 4:A54. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether technology can streamline risk assessment and leave more time to educate patients. We also tested the validity of self-reported weight in assessing diabetes risk...

Research Grants15

  1. Development of Internet Intervention for Depression
    Daniel Ford; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The data from these pilot studies will allow us to design a more definitive study of the role of Internet peer support groups for patients presenting to primary care settings with depression. ..
  2. QUALITY IMPROVEMENT FOR DEPRESSION
    Daniel Ford; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  3. Smoking Cessation Coach--An Internet Tailoring Program
    Daniel Ford; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Such a program has a high potential of reaching a large number of smokers. The plan will be to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of the Smoking Cessation Coach in the next study. ..