E M Hunkeler
Affiliation: Kaiser Permanente
- Efficacy of nurse telehealth care and peer support in augmenting treatment of depression in primary careE M Hunkeler
Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland 94611 5463, USA
Arch Fam Med 9:700-8. 2000..Primary care treatment of depression needs improvement...
- Trends in use of antidepressants, lithium, and anticonvulsants in Kaiser Permanente-insured youths, 1994-2003Enid M Hunkeler
Kaiser Permanente, Division of Research, Oakland, California 94612, USA
J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 15:26-37. 2005..Although the safety and efficacy of antidepressants in youths needs to be more firmly established, these findings may reflect progress in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness...
- Alcohol consumption patterns and health care costs in an HMOE M Hunkeler
Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, 3505 Broadway, 7th Floor, Oakland, CA 94611 5463, USA
Drug Alcohol Depend 64:181-90. 2001..Current drinkers have the lowest costs, suggesting that they may be more likely than non-drinkers to delay seeking care until they are sick and require expensive medical care...
- Long term outcomes from the IMPACT randomised trial for depressed elderly patients in primary careEnid M Hunkeler
Kaiser Permanente, Division of Research, 2000 Broadway, 2nd Floor, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
BMJ 332:259-63. 2006..To determine the long term effectiveness of collaborative care management for depression in late life...
- The outcome and cost of alcohol and drug treatment in an HMO: day hospital versus traditional outpatient regimensC Weisner
Kaiser Division of Research, Oakland, CA 94611, USA
Health Serv Res 35:791-812. 2000..To compare outcome and cost-effectiveness of the two primary addiction treatment options, day hospitals (DH) and traditional outpatient programs (OP) in a managed care organization, in a population large enough to examine patient subgroups...
- Collaborative depression care, screening, diagnosis and specificity of depression treatments in the primary care settingJeanne Leventhal Alexander
Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Psychiatry Women s Health Program, Oakland, CA, USA
Expert Rev Neurother 7:S59-80. 2007..Treatment for depression comorbid with distressing menopausal symptoms would be facilitated by the implementation of a collaborative care program for depression in the primary care setting...
- A case report: implementing a nurse telecare program for treating depression in primary careJoel F Meresman
Department of Psychiatry, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Northern California Region, Santa Clara, CA 95051, USA
Psychiatr Q 74:61-73. 2003..Nurse telecare has been piloted and disseminated in diverse settings. The model required only small modifications for dissemination, and was implemented with minimal investment of resources and no negative impact on clinic operations...
- Discontinuation of use and switching of antidepressants: influence of patient-physician communicationScott A Bull
Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612 2304, USA
JAMA 288:1403-9. 2002..Although current depression treatment guidelines recommend continuing antidepressant therapy for at least 4 to 9 months, many patients discontinue treatment prematurely, within 3 months...
- Psychiatric symptoms, impaired function, and medical care costs in an HMO settingEnid M Hunkeler
Kaiser Permanente Northern California Division of Research, Oakland, CA, USA
Gen Hosp Psychiatry 25:178-84. 2003..We conclude that depressed mood, persistent anxiety, and related impaired function are associated with substantial increases in the use and cost of general medical care...
- Comorbid depression, chronic pain, and disability in primary careBruce A Arnow
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
Psychosom Med 68:262-8. 2006....
- Impacting late life depression: integrating a depression intervention into primary careSabine M Oishi
Center for Health Services Research, UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute, 10920 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 300, Los Angeles, CA 90024 7082, USA
Psychiatr Q 74:75-89. 2003..Basic elements of the IMPACT model seem to support integration of late life depression care into primary care. Research-related components may need modification for dissemination...
- Treatment of depression improves physical functioning in older adultsChristopher M Callahan
Indiana University Center for Aging Research, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 53:367-73. 2005..To determine the effect of collaborative care management for depression on physical functioning in older adults...
- Cost-effectiveness and net benefit of enhanced treatment of depression for older adults with diabetes and depressionWayne Katon
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Box 356560, University of Washington School of Medicine, 1959 NE Pacific St, Seattle, WA 98195 6560, USA
Diabetes Care 29:265-70. 2006..To determine the incremental cost-effectiveness and net benefit of a depression collaborative care program compared with usual care for patients with diabetes and depression...
- Tamoxifen treatment and new-onset depression in breast cancer patientsKelly C Lee
Loma Linda Univ School of Pharmacy, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
Psychosomatics 48:205-10. 2007..A post-hoc analysis revealed that chemotherapy and ER+ status were significantly and independently associated with an increased risk for developing depression...
- Incidence and duration of side effects and those rated as bothersome with selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor treatment for depression: patient report versus physician estimateX Henry Hu
Outcomes Research and Management, Merck and Co, Inc, West Point, PA 19486, USA
J Clin Psychiatry 65:959-65. 2004..Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are widely used as the first-line treatment for depression. Information regarding their side effects is mostly based on controlled clinical trials...