Christina P C Borba
Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
- Adjuvant therapy with minocycline for schizophrenia (The MINOS Trial): study protocol for a double-blind randomized placebo-controlled trialAbebaw Fekadu
Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, College of Health Sciences, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Trials 14:406. 2013..In this study we aim to assess the efficacy of adjunctive minocycline to alleviate symptoms of schizophrenia in patients who have failed to respond to a therapeutic trial of antipsychotic medications...
- A qualitative study examining the perceived barriers and facilitators to medical healthcare services among women with a serious mental illnessChristina P C Borba
Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Womens Health Issues 22:e217-24. 2012..This qualitative study investigates the barriers and facilitators to accessing and utilizing healthcare services among women with a serious mental illness (SMI)...
- A day in the life of women with a serious mental illness: a qualitative investigationChristina P C Borba
Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Womens Health Issues 21:286-92. 2011..This qualitative study of women with an SMI describes and interprets women's experiences and provides a new understanding about the nature and needs of these women...
- Placebo-controlled pilot study of ramelteon for adiposity and lipids in patients with schizophreniaChristina P C Borba
Schizophrenia Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
J Clin Psychopharmacol 31:653-8. 2011..We now report a randomized placebo-controlled pilot study to examine the effects of ramelteon on obesity and metabolic disturbances among subjects with schizophrenia...
- Effects of modafinil on weight, glucose and lipid metabolism in clozapine-treated patients with schizophreniaDavid C Henderson
Massachusetts General Hospital Schizophrenia Program, 25 Staniford Street, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
Schizophr Res 130:53-6. 2011..Modafinil has been proposed as a treatment for clozapine-induced sedation and metabolic abnormalities...
- A randomized placebo-controlled pilot study of pravastatin as an adjunctive therapy in schizophrenia patients: effect on inflammation, psychopathology, cognition and lipid metabolismBrenda Vincenzi
Schizophrenia Clinical and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, 25 Staniford Street, Boston, MA 02114, United States Electronic address
Schizophr Res 159:395-403. 2014..The aim of this study was to investigate the role of pravastatin, as an adjunctive therapy, on inflammatory markers, lipid and glucose metabolism, psychopathology, and cognition in subjects with schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder...
- Waist circumference is the best anthropometric predictor for insulin resistance in nondiabetic patients with schizophrenia treated with clozapine but not olanzapineDavid C Henderson
Schizophrenia Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
J Psychiatr Pract 15:251-61. 2009....
- Open-label pilot study on vitamin D₃ supplementation for antipsychotic-associated metabolic anomaliesNeelam Thakurathi
Schizophrenia Clinical and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Int Clin Psychopharmacol 28:275-82. 2013....
- Correlates of support for living donation among African American adultsDana H Z Robinson
Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
Prog Transplant 19:244-51. 2009..Examination of barriers to living donation can lead to effective strategies to educate dialysis patients and their families about this alternative...
- Does a Physician's Attitude toward a Patient with Mental Illness Affect Clinical Management of Diabetes? Results from a Mixed-Method StudyLisa C Welch
Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA
Health Serv Res 50:998-1020. 2015..To determine whether physician's attitudes toward patients with comorbid mental illness affect management of a chronic disease...
- Capacity building in global mental health: professional trainingGregory L Fricchione
Harvard Medical School and Pierce Global Division, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114, USA
Harv Rev Psychiatry 20:47-57. 2012..In sum, this article discusses human capacity building in global mental health, provides recommendations for training, and offers examples of recent initiatives...