Ira M Lesser

Summary

Affiliation: Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of insured and noninsured outpatients with depression in STAR(*)D
    Ira M Lesser
    Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Box 8, 1000 West Carson Street, Torrance, California 90509, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 56:995-1004. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Effects of race and ethnicity on depression treatment outcomes: the CO-MED trial
    Ira M Lesser
    Department of Psychiatry, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 62:1167-79. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Depression outcomes of Spanish- and english-speaking Hispanic outpatients in STAR*D
    Ira Lesser
    Department of Psychiatry, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90509, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 59:1273-84. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Income and attrition in the treatment of depression: a STAR*D report
    Diane Warden
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas 75390 9086, USA
    Depress Anxiety 26:622-33. 2009
  5. doi request reprint What predicts attrition in second step medication treatments for depression?: a STAR*D Report
    Diane Warden
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, TX 75390 9119, USA
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 12:459-73. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Insured and non-insured depressed outpatients: how do they compare?
    Ira M Lesser
    Department of Psychiatry, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, The Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Ann Clin Psychiatry 19:73-82. 2007
  7. pmc Identifying risk for attrition during treatment for depression
    Diane Warden
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX 75390 9119, USA
    Psychother Psychosom 78:372-9. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Randomized comparison of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (escitalopram) monotherapy and antidepressant combination pharmacotherapy for major depressive disorder with melancholic features: a CO-MED report
    William V Bobo
    Department of Psychiatry, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
    J Affect Disord 133:467-76. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Ethnicity/race and outcome in the treatment of depression: results from STAR*D
    Ira M Lesser
    Department of Psychiatry, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA, 1000 W Carson Street, Torrance, CA 90509, USA
    Med Care 45:1043-51. 2007
  10. pmc Ethnic differences in antidepressant response: a prospective multi-site clinical trial
    Ira M Lesser
    Department of Psychiatry, Harbor UCLA Medical Center and the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute, Torrance, California, USA
    Depress Anxiety 27:56-62. 2010

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Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of insured and noninsured outpatients with depression in STAR(*)D
    Ira M Lesser
    Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Box 8, 1000 West Carson Street, Torrance, California 90509, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 56:995-1004. 2005
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Effects of race and ethnicity on depression treatment outcomes: the CO-MED trial
    Ira M Lesser
    Department of Psychiatry, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 62:1167-79. 2011
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Depression outcomes of Spanish- and english-speaking Hispanic outpatients in STAR*D
    Ira Lesser
    Department of Psychiatry, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90509, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 59:1273-84. 2008
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Income and attrition in the treatment of depression: a STAR*D report
    Diane Warden
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas 75390 9086, USA
    Depress Anxiety 26:622-33. 2009
    ..This report assessed whether attrition rates and predictors of attrition differed among depressed outpatients with different income levels...
  5. doi request reprint What predicts attrition in second step medication treatments for depression?: a STAR*D Report
    Diane Warden
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, TX 75390 9119, USA
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 12:459-73. 2009
    ..Focus on patients with attrition risk factors for medication augmentation or switch strategies may enhance retention and improve outcomes...
  6. ncbi request reprint Insured and non-insured depressed outpatients: how do they compare?
    Ira M Lesser
    Department of Psychiatry, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, The Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Ann Clin Psychiatry 19:73-82. 2007
    ....
  7. pmc Identifying risk for attrition during treatment for depression
    Diane Warden
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX 75390 9119, USA
    Psychother Psychosom 78:372-9. 2009
    ..Understanding patients' ambivalence about treatment persistence may be useful in tailoring retention interventions for individual patients with major depressive disorder...
  8. doi request reprint Randomized comparison of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (escitalopram) monotherapy and antidepressant combination pharmacotherapy for major depressive disorder with melancholic features: a CO-MED report
    William V Bobo
    Department of Psychiatry, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
    J Affect Disord 133:467-76. 2011
    ..The clinical effects of antidepressant combinations vs. monotherapy as initial treatment for major depression with melancholic features (MDD-MF) are unknown...
  9. ncbi request reprint Ethnicity/race and outcome in the treatment of depression: results from STAR*D
    Ira M Lesser
    Department of Psychiatry, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA, 1000 W Carson Street, Torrance, CA 90509, USA
    Med Care 45:1043-51. 2007
    ....
  10. pmc Ethnic differences in antidepressant response: a prospective multi-site clinical trial
    Ira M Lesser
    Department of Psychiatry, Harbor UCLA Medical Center and the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute, Torrance, California, USA
    Depress Anxiety 27:56-62. 2010
    ..Although depression is a highly prevalent condition that occurs in all ethnic groups, the influence of ethnicity on treatment response still remains unclear...
  11. pmc Response to citalopram is not associated with SLC6A4 genotype in African-Americans and Caucasians with major depression
    Russell E Poland
    Department of Psychiatry, Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN, United States
    Life Sci 92:967-70. 2013
    ....

Research Grants6

  1. Ethnic Variations in Antidepressant Response
    Ira Lesser; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  2. Ethnicity and the Diagnosis of Affective Illness
    Ira Lesser; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The final objective is to determine whether Latinos are at risk for similar problems in diagnostic assessments and treatment assignment. ..