Gregory L Fricchione

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Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Capacity building in global mental health: professional training
    Gregory 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
  2. ncbi request reprint Identification of endogenous morphine and a mu3-like opiate alkaloid receptor in human brain tissue taken from a patient with intractable complex partial epilepsy
    Gregory Fricchione
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Psychiatry and Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Med Sci Monit 14:CS45-49. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Postoperative delirium
    Gregory L Fricchione
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Warren 615, 55 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 165:803-12. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Consultation-liaison psychiatry: how far have we come?
    Sherese Ali
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Warren 605, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 8:215-22. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Placebo neural systems: nitric oxide, morphine and the dopamine brain reward and motivation circuitries
    Gregory Fricchione
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Psychiatry and Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 02114, USA
    Med Sci Monit 11:MS54-65. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Clinical practice. Generalized anxiety disorder
    Gregory Fricchione
    Division of Psychiatry and Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    N Engl J Med 351:675-82. 2004
  7. doi request reprint Anxiety, independent of depressive symptoms, is associated with in-hospital cardiac complications after acute myocardial infarction
    Jeff C Huffman
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Psychosom Res 65:557-63. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Screening for major depression in post-myocardial infarction patients: operating characteristics of the Beck Depression Inventory-II
    Jeff C Huffman
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Int J Psychiatry Med 40:187-97. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Pre-existing major depression predicts in-hospital cardiac complications after acute myocardial infarction
    Jeff C Huffman
    Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street Warren 1220C, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Psychosomatics 49:309-16. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Impact of a depression care management program for hospitalized cardiac patients
    Jeff C Huffman
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 4:198-205. 2011

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Publications43

  1. pmc Capacity building in global mental health: professional training
    Gregory 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint Identification of endogenous morphine and a mu3-like opiate alkaloid receptor in human brain tissue taken from a patient with intractable complex partial epilepsy
    Gregory Fricchione
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Psychiatry and Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Med Sci Monit 14:CS45-49. 2008
    ..We set out to detect whether morphine is present in tissue taken from a patient with intractable temporal lobe epilepsy and to characterize the presence and nature of mu opiate receptor subtypes in this tissue...
  3. doi request reprint Postoperative delirium
    Gregory L Fricchione
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Warren 615, 55 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 165:803-12. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Consultation-liaison psychiatry: how far have we come?
    Sherese Ali
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Warren 605, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 8:215-22. 2006
    ..We also offer a contemporary account of the field and finish with a subjective view of the opportunities and pitfalls faced during the next phase of consultation-liaison psychiatry in the 21st century...
  5. ncbi request reprint Placebo neural systems: nitric oxide, morphine and the dopamine brain reward and motivation circuitries
    Gregory Fricchione
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Psychiatry and Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 02114, USA
    Med Sci Monit 11:MS54-65. 2005
    ..In addition, mesolimbic/mesocortical control of the stress response systems may provide a way for the placebo response to benefit other medical conditions...
  6. ncbi request reprint Clinical practice. Generalized anxiety disorder
    Gregory Fricchione
    Division of Psychiatry and Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    N Engl J Med 351:675-82. 2004
  7. doi request reprint Anxiety, independent of depressive symptoms, is associated with in-hospital cardiac complications after acute myocardial infarction
    Jeff C Huffman
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Psychosom Res 65:557-63. 2008
    ..The aim of this exploratory study was to determine whether post-MI anxiety was associated with in-hospital cardiac complications, independent of depressive symptoms...
  8. ncbi request reprint Screening for major depression in post-myocardial infarction patients: operating characteristics of the Beck Depression Inventory-II
    Jeff C Huffman
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Int J Psychiatry Med 40:187-97. 2010
    ..To assess the operating characteristics of the Beck-Depression Inventory-II (BDI-II) and the BDI-II cognitive subscale (BDI-II-cog) in screening for major depression (MDD) in post-myocardial infarction (MI) patients...
  9. doi request reprint Pre-existing major depression predicts in-hospital cardiac complications after acute myocardial infarction
    Jeff C Huffman
    Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street Warren 1220C, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Psychosomatics 49:309-16. 2008
    ..Depression (MDD) and anxiety have been associated with negative long-term outcomes among patients with acute myocardial infarction (MI)...
  10. doi request reprint Impact of a depression care management program for hospitalized cardiac patients
    Jeff C Huffman
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 4:198-205. 2011
    ..Collaborative care depression management programs have been used in outpatients to improve depression outcomes, but such a program had never been initiated in the hospital or used for patients with a wide range of cardiac illnesses...
  11. ncbi request reprint Tai chi treatment for depression in Chinese Americans: a pilot study
    Albert Yeung
    Benson Henry Institute, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 91:863-70. 2012
    ..This study examined the feasibility, safety, and efficacy of using tai chi for treating major depressive disorder...
  12. doi request reprint Tackling the global mental health challenge: a psychosomatic medicine/consultation-liaison psychiatry perspective
    Amy M Bauer
    Department of Psychiatry, Cambridge Health Alliance, 1493 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Psychosomatics 51:185-93. 2010
    ..Consultation-liaison (C-L) psychiatry, informed by principles of psychosomatic medicine, is well-positioned to address the global impact of mental disorders through primary care C-L models...
  13. doi request reprint Successful implementation of an alcohol-withdrawal pathway in a general hospital
    Jennifer Repper-DeLisi
    Dept of Nursing, Massachusetts General Hospital, Blake 11, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Psychosomatics 49:292-9. 2008
    ..Although alcohol use and abuse are common among general-hospital inpatients, many patients are inadequately assessed and treated for alcohol withdrawal...
  14. ncbi request reprint Post-MI psychiatric syndromes: six unanswered questions
    Jeff C Huffman
    Harvard Medical School and Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Harv Rev Psychiatry 14:305-18. 2006
    ..To make further progress, large, multicenter trials that use optimized screening tools, obtain data at several time points, consider multiple psychosocial variables, and correct carefully for medical/cardiac severity are required...
  15. pmc The treatment of depressed chinese americans using qigong in a health care setting: a pilot study
    Albert Yeung
    Benson Henry Institute, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA Depression Clinical and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, One Bowdoin Square, 6 F, Boston, MA 02114, USA South Cove Community Health Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2013:168784. 2013
    ..Conclusions. The Qigong intervention provided at a health care setting for the treatment of primary care patients with MDD is feasible. Further studies with larger sample sizes are warranted...
  16. ncbi request reprint The therapeutic use of the relaxation response in stress-related diseases
    Tobias Esch
    The Mind Body Medical Institute, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Med Sci Monit 9:RA23-34. 2003
    ..Further studies are necessary to elucidate the complex physiology underlying the RR and its impact upon stress-related disease states...
  17. ncbi request reprint Recognition and treatment of depression and anxiety in patients with acute myocardial infarction
    Jeff C Huffman
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 98:319-24. 2006
    ..Recognition and treatment of anxiety is substantially better, up to 50% of patients who are found to be anxious by psychiatrists after acute myocardial infarction remain unrecognized...
  18. doi request reprint Detection of depression in cardiac inpatients: feasibility and results of systematic screening
    Gillian Sowden
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am Heart J 159:780-7. 2010
    ..Our objective was to assess the feasibility and results of such screening on inpatient cardiac units...
  19. pmc Relaxation response-based yoga improves functioning in young children with autism: a pilot study
    Lucy E Rosenblatt
    Department of Psychiatry, Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Hartford, CT, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 17:1029-35. 2011
    ..The study objectives were to develop and objectively assess the therapeutic effect of a novel movement-based complementary and alternative medicine approach for children with an autism-spectrum disorder (ASD)...
  20. pmc Development of a positive psychology intervention for patients with acute cardiovascular disease
    Jeff C Huffman
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
    Heart Int 6:e14. 2011
    ..Future studies should further develop this promising intervention and examine its impact on psychological and medical outcomes in this vulnerable population of cardiac patients. ..
  21. doi request reprint Low degree of formal education and musical experience predict degree of music-induced stress reduction in relatives and friends of patients: a single-center, randomized controlled trial
    Alexandra C Tilt
    Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 021114, USA
    Ann Surg 257:834-8. 2013
    ..To determine the factors that may predict music-induced relaxation in friends and family of patients in the emergency department...
  22. pmc Relaxation response induces temporal transcriptome changes in energy metabolism, insulin secretion and inflammatory pathways
    Manoj K Bhasin
    Benson Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e62817. 2013
    ..Mitochondrial resiliency might also be promoted by RR-induced downregulation of NF-κB-associated upstream and downstream targets that mitigates stress...
  23. ncbi request reprint Internationalism and the future of academic psychiatry
    Gary S Belkin
    Department of Psychiatry, Bellevue Hospital Center, NY University Medical School of Medicine, USA
    Acad Psychiatry 29:240-3. 2005
  24. ncbi request reprint The relaxation response: reducing stress and improving cognition in healthy aging adults
    Jennifer A Galvin
    Mind Body Medical Institute and Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Complement Ther Clin Pract 12:186-91. 2006
    ..All subjects' salivary cortisol levels were within low-normal range and did not significantly change. Our 5-week program in highly educated, mobile, healthy, aging adults significantly improved performance on a simple attention task...
  25. doi request reprint The impact of music on hypermetabolism in critical illness
    Aaron Nelson
    Tufts University, School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 11:790-4. 2008
    ..This review summarizes recent evidence on the effects of music on the hypermetabolic response of critical illness...
  26. doi request reprint The development of a patient-centered program based on the relaxation response: the Relaxation Response Resiliency Program (3RP)
    Elyse R Park
    Massachusetts General Hospital Benson Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Psychosomatics 54:165-74. 2013
    ..Dr. Benson highlighted how the mind and body function together in one's experience of the stress response and proposed the existence of the relaxation response (RR)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Stress-related diseases -- a potential role for nitric oxide
    Tobias Esch
    The Mind Body Medical Institute, CareGroup and Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Med Sci Monit 8:RA103-18. 2002
    ..A failure to terminate or shift originally protective mechanisms may lead to a vicious cycle of disease-supporting pathophysiological pathways...
  28. pmc Nest making and oxytocin comparably promote wound healing in isolation reared rats
    Antonia Vitalo
    Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    PLoS ONE 4:e5523. 2009
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  29. doi request reprint Using the differential from complete blood counts as a biomarker of fatigue in advanced non-small-cell lung cancer: an exploratory analysis
    Johanna S Paddison
    Division of Psychiatry and Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Palliat Support Care 7:213-7. 2009
    ..Our exploratory investigation considered whether variations in routinely available hematological parameters relate to the severity of fatigue reports...
  30. ncbi request reprint Catatonic coma with profound bradycardia
    Oliver Freudenreich
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Psychosomatics 48:74-8. 2007
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  31. ncbi request reprint Predictors and outcomes of delirium
    Sarah L Minden
    Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 27:209-14. 2005
    ..To determine factors associated with the occurrence of delirium among patients undergoing surgical repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA)...
  32. ncbi request reprint Trust violated: analgesics for addicts
    Richard T Penson
    Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114 2617, USA
    Oncologist 8:199-209. 2003
    ..With open and honest support, the team was able to both care for and empower the patient. Issues of trust, liability, opioid tolerance, and barriers to optimal analgesia for cancer pain are discussed...
  33. ncbi request reprint Stress in cardiovascular diseases
    Tobias Esch
    The Mind Body Medical Institute, CareGroup and Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Med Sci Monit 8:RA93-RA101. 2002
    ..Evidence for a connection between stress and selected cardiovascular diseases is analyzed. Does stress cause or exacerbate cardiovascular diseases?..
  34. ncbi request reprint Catatonia and psychosis in a patient with AIDS: treatment with lorazepam and aripiprazole
    Jeff C Huffman
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 25:508-10. 2005
  35. ncbi request reprint The blueprint for stress can be found in invertebrates
    George B Stefano
    Neuroscience Research Institute, State University of New York at Old Westbury, Old Westbury, NY 11568, USA
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 23:85-93. 2002
    ..Thus, it would appear that these responses evolved first in simpler organisms and were then maintained and enhanced during evolution...
  36. ncbi request reprint Endogenous morphine signaling via nitric oxide regulates the expression of CYP2D6 and COMT: autocrine/paracrine feedback inhibition
    Kirk J Mantione
    Neuroscience Research Institute, State University of New York College at Old Westbury, 11568, USA
    Addict Biol 13:118-23. 2008
    ..Taken together, it appears that morphine has the ability to modulate its own synthesis via autocrine and paracrine signaling...
  37. ncbi request reprint The role of stress in neurodegenerative diseases and mental disorders
    Tobias Esch
    The Mind Body Medical Institute, CareGroup and Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston MA 02215, USA
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 23:199-208. 2002
    ..Evidence for a connection between stress and selected neurodegenerative diseases as well as mental disorders is analyzed. Does stress cause or exacerbate related pathophysiological disease processes?..
  38. ncbi request reprint Nicotine, alcohol and cocaine coupling to reward processes via endogenous morphine signaling: the dopamine-morphine hypothesis
    George B Stefano
    Neuroscience Research Institute, State University of New York College at Old Westbury, Old Westbury, NY 11568, USA
    Med Sci Monit 13:RA91-102. 2007
    ..Additionally, addictive drugs are capable of directly acting on reward pathways, now, in part, via endogenous morphine processes...
  39. doi request reprint Encephalitis and catatonia treated with ECT
    Sherese Ali
    Department of Neuropsychiatry, Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Cogn Behav Neurol 21:46-51. 2008
    ..To describe 2 cases of encephalitis with neuropsychiatric symptoms including catatonia, compounded by neuroleptic use for delirious agitation culminating in malignant catatonia responsive to electroconvulsive therapy (ECT)...
  40. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy and malignant catatonia
    Mariana Espinola-Nadurille
    Neuropsychiatry Unit, National Institute of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Mexico City 14269, Mexico
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 29:69-71. 2007
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Relaxation: molecular and physiological significance
    George B Stefano
    Neuroscience Research Institute, State University of New York College at Old Westbury, Old Westbury, NY 11568, USA
    Med Sci Monit 12:HY21-31. 2006
    ..We conclude that enough scientific information exists to support these phenotmena as actual physical processes that can be harnessed to provide better patient care...
  42. ncbi request reprint Potential intervention for depression associated with increased mortality risk in patients after myocardial infarction
    Gregory L Fricchione
    Am J Cardiol 89:112-3. 2002
  43. ncbi request reprint Hypercalcemic delirium associated with hyperparathyroidism and a vitamin D analog
    Jeff C Huffman
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 27:374-6. 2005