J C Huffman

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. pmc Depression and cardiac disease: epidemiology, mechanisms, and diagnosis
    Jeff C Huffman
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Blake 11, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Cardiovasc Psychiatry Neurol 2013:695925. 2013
  3. pmc The relationship between depression, anxiety, and cardiovascular outcomes in patients with acute coronary syndromes
    Jeff C Huffman
    Department of Psychiatry
    Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat 6:123-36. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Essential articles on collaborative care models for the treatment of psychiatric disorders in medical settings: a publication by the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine Research and Evidence-Based Practice Committee
    Jeff C Huffman
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA Electronic address
    Psychosomatics 55:109-22. 2014
  5. doi request reprint Feasibility and utility of positive psychology exercises for suicidal inpatients
    Jeff C Huffman
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA Electronic address
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 36:88-94. 2014
  6. doi request reprint Design and baseline data from the Management of Sadness and Anxiety in Cardiology (MOSAIC) randomized controlled trial
    Jeff C Huffman
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, United States Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, United States Electronic address
    Contemp Clin Trials 36:488-501. 2013
  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. doi request reprint Assessing clinicians' management of first episode schizophrenia using clinical case vignettes
    Jeff C Huffman
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Early Interv Psychiatry 4:31-8. 2010
  9. 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
  10. doi request reprint An approach to the psychopharmacologic care of patients: antidepressants, antipsychotics, anxiolytics, mood stabilizers, and natural remedies
    Jeff C Huffman
    Harvard Medical School, 260 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 20115, USA
    Med Clin North Am 94:1141-60, x. 2010

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. 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. ..
  2. pmc Depression and cardiac disease: epidemiology, mechanisms, and diagnosis
    Jeff C Huffman
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Blake 11, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Cardiovasc Psychiatry Neurol 2013:695925. 2013
    ..Finally, we discuss the evidence for and against routine depression screening in patients with CVD and make specific recommendations for when and how to assess for depression in this high-risk population...
  3. pmc The relationship between depression, anxiety, and cardiovascular outcomes in patients with acute coronary syndromes
    Jeff C Huffman
    Department of Psychiatry
    Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat 6:123-36. 2010
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Essential articles on collaborative care models for the treatment of psychiatric disorders in medical settings: a publication by the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine Research and Evidence-Based Practice Committee
    Jeff C Huffman
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA Electronic address
    Psychosomatics 55:109-22. 2014
    ..Collaborative care interventions have now been evaluated in a wide spectrum of care settings and offer great promise as a way of increasing quality of patient care, improving health of populations, and reducing health care costs...
  5. doi request reprint Feasibility and utility of positive psychology exercises for suicidal inpatients
    Jeff C Huffman
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA Electronic address
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 36:88-94. 2014
    ..The objective was to assess the feasibility and acceptability of nine positive psychology exercises delivered to patients hospitalized for suicidal thoughts or behaviors, and to secondarily explore the relative impact of the exercises...
  6. doi request reprint Design and baseline data from the Management of Sadness and Anxiety in Cardiology (MOSAIC) randomized controlled trial
    Jeff C Huffman
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, United States Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, United States Electronic address
    Contemp Clin Trials 36:488-501. 2013
    ..However, no prior CC intervention has simultaneously managed depression and anxiety disorders, and there has been minimal study of CC in high-risk cardiac inpatients...
  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. doi request reprint Assessing clinicians' management of first episode schizophrenia using clinical case vignettes
    Jeff C Huffman
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Early Interv Psychiatry 4:31-8. 2010
    ..Clinical case vignettes with free-form responses can be used to carefully assess whether front line practitioners provide guideline-adherent management of first episode psychosis...
  9. 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...
  10. doi request reprint An approach to the psychopharmacologic care of patients: antidepressants, antipsychotics, anxiolytics, mood stabilizers, and natural remedies
    Jeff C Huffman
    Harvard Medical School, 260 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 20115, USA
    Med Clin North Am 94:1141-60, x. 2010
    ..In this article, the authors discuss basic principles of psychopharmacology and outline an approach to using several commonly prescribed classes of medications...
  11. doi request reprint A collaborative care depression management program for cardiac inpatients: depression characteristics and in-hospital outcomes
    Jeff C Huffman
    Harvard Medical School, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Psychosomatics 52:26-33. 2011
    ..Depression in cardiac patients is common, under-recognized, and independently associated with mortality...
  12. 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...
  13. doi request reprint Antipsychotic polytherapy on an inpatient psychiatric unit: how does clinical practice coincide with Joint Commission guidelines?
    Jeff C Huffman
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 33:501-8. 2011
    ..Our objective was to use detailed chart reviews to assess the use of antipsychotic polytherapy and place this use in the context of these measures...
  14. 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)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Predicting panic disorder among patients with chest pain: an analysis of the literature
    Jeff C Huffman
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Psychosomatics 44:222-36. 2003
    ..female sex, 4). younger age, and 5). a high level of self-reported anxiety. Further studies of these and other variables associated with panic disorder should aid in the detection of this disabling but treatable cause of chest pain...
  16. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric considerations in the patient receiving organ transplantation: a clinical case conference
    Jeff C Huffman
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 25:484-91. 2003
    ..The discussion frames the pertinent issues in the transplant evaluation and describes the perioperative (transplant) management of the borderline patient...
  17. ncbi request reprint The diagnosis and treatment of Munchausen's syndrome
    Jeff C Huffman
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital and McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 25:358-63. 2003
    ..The prognosis for patients with Munchausen's syndrome appears to be poor; flexible and creative approaches that emphasize consistency of care and regular outpatient psychiatric treatment have had the greatest success...
  18. ncbi request reprint The use of DBT skills in the treatment of difficult patients in the General Hospital
    Jeff C Huffman
    Psychiatry Consultation Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Psychosomatics 44:421-9. 2003
  19. pmc Rapid screening for major depression in post-myocardial infarction patients: an investigation using Beck Depression Inventory II items
    J C Huffman
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Heart 92:1656-60. 2006
    ..To determine the ability of three questions from the Beck Depression Inventory II (BDI-II) to detect major depressive disorder (MDD) in a cohort of patients hospitalised for acute myocardial infarction (MI)...
  20. ncbi request reprint The development of new antidepressants: focus on duloxetine and escitalopram
    Jeff C Huffman
    Massachusetts General Hospital, 15 Parkman St, Wang 812, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Harv Rev Psychiatry 11:30-6. 2003
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. pmc Neuropsychiatric consequences of cardiovascular medications
    Jeff C Huffman
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Dialogues Clin Neurosci 9:29-45. 2007
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint A comparison of clinician and patient concerns about antipsychotic side effects: a pilot study
    Jeff C Huffman
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 192:328-30. 2004
    ..Larger studies are needed to further investigate these findings...
  25. pmc Depressogenic effects of medications: a review
    Christopher M Celano
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Dialogues Clin Neurosci 13:109-25. 2011
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Newly diagnosed hypertension and depressive symptoms: how would you treat?
    Jeff C Huffman
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Fam Pract 54:39-46. 2005
  27. ncbi request reprint Reach of benchmark psychiatric trial results to community-based providers: a case study of CATIE
    Timothy J Petersen
    Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry, Division of Postgraduate Education, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 69:1081-6. 2008
    ....
  28. 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...
  29. ncbi request reprint The use of benzodiazepines in the treatment of chest pain: a review of the literature
    Jeff C Huffman
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Emerg Med 25:427-37. 2003
    ..Further study of benzodiazepines in the treatment of acute chest pain is needed to confirm these favorable actions and better define their use in the acute medical setting...
  30. 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
  31. ncbi request reprint Hypercalcemic delirium associated with hyperparathyroidism and a vitamin D analog
    Jeff C Huffman
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 27:374-6. 2005