Ramin Mojtabai

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint National trends in long-term use of antidepressant medications: results from the US National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Hampton House Room 797, Baltimore, MD 21205
    J Clin Psychiatry 75:169-77. 2014
  2. pmc Cigarette smoking and onset of mood and anxiety disorders
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Department of Mental Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:1656-65. 2013
  3. pmc Comparing barriers to mental health treatment and substance use disorder treatment among individuals with comorbid major depression and substance use disorders
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Department of Mental Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md Electronic address
    J Subst Abuse Treat 46:268-73. 2014
  4. doi request reprint Clinician-identified depression in community settings: concordance with structured-interview diagnoses
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Psychother Psychosom 82:161-9. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Antidepressant use and glycemic control
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Department of Mental Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 227:467-77. 2013
  6. pmc Perceived unmet need for alcohol and drug use treatments and future use of services: results from a longitudinal study
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Johns Hopkins University, Department of Mental Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 127:59-64. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Social comparison of distress and mental health help-seeking in the US general population
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Soc Sci Med 67:1944-50. 2008
  8. pmc National trends in mental health disability, 1997-2009
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Department of Mental Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:2156-63. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Bereavement-related depressive episodes: characteristics, 3-year course, and implications for the DSM-5
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Department of Mental Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 68:920-8. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Proportion of antidepressants prescribed without a psychiatric diagnosis is growing
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 30:1434-42. 2011

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. doi request reprint National trends in long-term use of antidepressant medications: results from the US National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Hampton House Room 797, Baltimore, MD 21205
    J Clin Psychiatry 75:169-77. 2014
    ..To assess the trend in long-term use of antidepressants by persons aged ≥ 18 years, and the correlates of such use, in the United States from 1999 to 2010...
  2. pmc Cigarette smoking and onset of mood and anxiety disorders
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Department of Mental Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:1656-65. 2013
    ..We examined the association between regular cigarette smoking and new onset of mood and anxiety disorders...
  3. pmc Comparing barriers to mental health treatment and substance use disorder treatment among individuals with comorbid major depression and substance use disorders
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Department of Mental Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md Electronic address
    J Subst Abuse Treat 46:268-73. 2014
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  4. doi request reprint Clinician-identified depression in community settings: concordance with structured-interview diagnoses
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Psychother Psychosom 82:161-9. 2013
    ..This study examined the extent to which individuals with clinician-identified depression in the community meet the criteria for DSM-IV major depressive episodes (MDE) and characteristics of these individuals...
  5. doi request reprint Antidepressant use and glycemic control
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Department of Mental Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 227:467-77. 2013
    ..Past research on the association of antidepressant medication use with glycemic control abnormalities has produced mixed results...
  6. pmc Perceived unmet need for alcohol and drug use treatments and future use of services: results from a longitudinal study
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Johns Hopkins University, Department of Mental Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 127:59-64. 2013
    ..This study assessed the association of perceived need for and perceived barriers to treatments for substance use disorder (SUD) with subsequent use of these treatments in community settings...
  7. doi request reprint Social comparison of distress and mental health help-seeking in the US general population
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Soc Sci Med 67:1944-50. 2008
    ..Individual variations in social comparison of distress may partly explain the discrepancy between need-as measured by non-compared distress-and help-seeking in the general population...
  8. pmc National trends in mental health disability, 1997-2009
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Department of Mental Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:2156-63. 2011
    ..I assessed recent trends in mental health disability in the US nonelderly adult population in the context of trends in physical disabilities and psychological distress...
  9. doi request reprint Bereavement-related depressive episodes: characteristics, 3-year course, and implications for the DSM-5
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Department of Mental Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 68:920-8. 2011
    ..The DSM-IV criteria for major depressive episodes exclude brief episodes that are better accounted for by bereavement. However, a proposal has been made to remove this exclusion from the DSM-5...
  10. doi request reprint Proportion of antidepressants prescribed without a psychiatric diagnosis is growing
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 30:1434-42. 2011
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  11. doi request reprint The public health impact of antidepressants: an instrumental variable analysis
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Department of Mental Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, United States
    J Affect Disord 134:188-97. 2011
    ..This study examined the impact of expansion of antidepressant use on prevalence and characteristics of depression and suicidal ideations in the community...
  12. doi request reprint Unmet need for treatment of major depression in the United States
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Department of Mental Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:297-305. 2009
    ..This study examined the extent and correlates of perceived unmet need for treatment among individuals with depression in the U.S. general population...
  13. pmc Unmet need for mental health care in schizophrenia: an overview of literature and new data from a first-admission study
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Schizophr Bull 35:679-95. 2009
    ..Recovery in this patient population cannot be fully achieved without enhancing access to services and improving the quality of available services. The recent expansion of managed care has made this goal more difficult to achieve...
  14. doi request reprint Americans' attitudes toward psychiatric medications: 1998-2006
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 North Broadway, Room 795, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:1015-23. 2009
    ..This study examined recent changes in attitudes toward psychiatric medications in the U.S. general population...
  15. doi request reprint Mental illness stigma and willingness to seek mental health care in the European Union
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 45:705-12. 2010
    ..This study aims to examine these assumptions...
  16. doi request reprint National trends in psychotropic medication polypharmacy in office-based psychiatry
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Room 797, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 67:26-36. 2010
    ..Psychotropic medication polypharmacy is common in psychiatric outpatient settings and, in some patient groups, may have increased in recent years...
  17. doi request reprint Does depression screening have an effect on the diagnosis and treatment of mood disorders in general medical settings?: an instrumental variable analysis of the national ambulatory medical care survey
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 68:462-89. 2011
    ..Wider use of depression screening may help curb the growing trend of off-label antidepressant prescriptions...
  18. doi request reprint A prospective assessment of reports of drinking to self-medicate mood symptoms with the incidence and persistence of alcohol dependence
    Rosa M Crum
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    JAMA Psychiatry 70:718-26. 2013
    ..Furthermore, it is not known whether these associations are affected by treatment or symptom severity...
  19. pmc Insomnia and health services utilization in middle-aged and older adults: results from the Health and Retirement Study
    Christopher N Kaufmann
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Hampton House, Room 794, 624 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 68:1512-7. 2013
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  20. doi request reprint Reports of drinking to self-medicate anxiety symptoms: longitudinal assessment for subgroups of individuals with alcohol dependence
    Rosa M Crum
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Depress Anxiety 30:174-83. 2013
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  21. pmc Association of comorbid generalized anxiety disorder and alcohol use disorder symptoms with health-related quality of life: results from the national epidemiological survey on alcohol and related conditions
    Bernadette A Cullen
    From the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences BAC, RM, RMC, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD Department of Mental Health BAC, LNLF, CLS, RM, LRP, RMC, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD Department of Family and Community Health CLS, University of Maryland Baltimore School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD Department of Behavioral and Community Health KMG, University of Maryland School of Public Health, College Park, MD Division of General Internal Medicine AAHA, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD and Department of Epidemiology RMC, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD
    J Addict Med 7:394-400. 2013
    ..This study investigated subtypes, or classes, of comorbid AUD and GAD symptoms, and assessed the association of class membership with health-related quality of life...
  22. pmc Childhood abuse and neglect and transitions in stages of alcohol involvement among women: a latent transition analysis approach
    Lareina N La Flair
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Hampton House 894, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 132:491-8. 2013
    ....
  23. doi request reprint The Patient Assessment Questionnaire: initial validation of a measure of treatment effectiveness for patients with schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Johns Hopkins University, School of Public Health, Mental Health Department, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Psychiatry Res 200:857-66. 2012
    ..The PAQ demonstrates feasibility, reliability, and construct validity as a self-report measure of multiple domains pertinent to effectiveness. Future research needs to establish the PAQ's sensitivity to change...
  24. doi request reprint Chronic disease management for depression in US medical practices: results from the Health Tracking Physician Survey
    Waleed Zafar
    Departments of Health, Behavior and Society, John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Med Care 49:634-40. 2011
    ..In past research, the use of CCM has been operationalized by measuring the use of evidence-based organized care management processes (CMPs)...
  25. doi request reprint Accuracy of reports of lifetime mental and physical disorders: results from the Baltimore epidemiological catchment area study
    Yoichiro Takayanagi
    Department of Mental Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
    JAMA Psychiatry 71:273-80. 2014
    ..The population burden of mental disorders may therefore be substantially higher than previously appreciated. ..
  26. pmc Medicaid expansion initiative in Massachusetts: enrollment among substance-abusing homeless adults
    Julia Zur
    at the time of the study, Julia Zur and Ramin Mojtabai were with the Department of Mental Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
    Am J Public Health 103:2007-13. 2013
    ..We assessed whether homeless adults entering substance abuse treatment in Massachusetts were less likely than others to enroll in Medicaid after implementation of the MassHealth Medicaid expansion program in 1997...
  27. pmc Gender differences in substance abuse treatment and barriers to care among persons with substance use disorders with and without comorbid major depression
    Lian Yu Chen
    From the Departments of Mental Health LYC, RMC, and RM and Epidemiology RMC, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD and Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences ECS, RMC, and RM, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
    J Addict Med 7:325-34. 2013
    ..To compare substance use disorders (SUD) treatment patterns and barriers to such treatment among men and women with SUD with and without comorbid major depressive episodes (MDE) in a community sample...
  28. pmc Sleep problems, psychiatric hospitalization, and emergency department use among psychiatric patients with Medicaid
    Christopher N Kaufmann
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Mental Health, Hampton House, 624 North Broadway, 8th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 62:1101-5. 2011
    ..This study examined the prevalence of sleep problems and their association with the use of inpatient and emergency department services by Medicaid recipients with serious mental illness...
  29. doi request reprint Lifetime manic spectrum episodes and all-cause mortality: 26-year follow-up of the NIMH epidemiologic catchment area study
    Christine M Ramsey
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Mental Health, USA
    J Affect Disord 151:337-42. 2013
    ..This analysis evaluated the association between manic spectrum episodes and risk of all-cause mortality over a 26-year follow-up in a population-based study...
  30. doi request reprint Legal challenges for substance abuse treatment during disasters
    Lainie Rutkow
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 63:7-9. 2012
    ..Opportunities to mitigate legal challenges and facilitate substance abuse treatment during disasters are discussed...
  31. pmc Nonaffective acute psychoses: uncertainties on the way to DSM-V and ICD-11
    Katie L Nugent
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 13:203-10. 2011
    ..A unified diagnostic category for these disorders would reduce unnecessary fragmentation in the diagnostic systems and assist in the progress of research on these rare conditions...