M J Ostacher

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi The evidence for antidepressant use in bipolar depression
    Michael J Ostacher
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:18-21. 2006
  2. ncbi The relationship between smoking and suicidal behavior, comorbidity, and course of illness in bipolar disorder
    Michael J Ostacher
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Bipolar Clinic and Research Program, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:1907-11. 2006
  3. ncbi Comorbid alcohol and substance abuse dependence in depression: impact on the outcome of antidepressant treatment
    Michael J Ostacher
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 30:69-76. 2007
  4. doi Correlates of subjective and objective burden among caregivers of patients with bipolar disorder
    M J Ostacher
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Bipolar Clinic and Research Program, Boston, MA, and Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 118:49-56. 2008
  5. pmc Cigarette smoking is associated with suicidality in bipolar disorder
    Michael J Ostacher
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Bipolar Disord 11:766-71. 2009
  6. pmc Impact of substance use disorders on recovery from episodes of depression in bipolar disorder patients: prospective data from the Systematic Treatment Enhancement Program for Bipolar Disorder (STEP-BD)
    Michael J Ostacher
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 167:289-97. 2010

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. ncbi The evidence for antidepressant use in bipolar depression
    Michael J Ostacher
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:18-21. 2006
    ..While some treatments have the potential to induce mania, others appear to have some efficacy without inducing mania...
  2. ncbi The relationship between smoking and suicidal behavior, comorbidity, and course of illness in bipolar disorder
    Michael J Ostacher
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Bipolar Clinic and Research Program, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:1907-11. 2006
    ..The purpose of this retrospective study was to examine the relationship between smoking, severity of bipolar disorder, suicidal behavior, and psychiatric and substance use disorder comorbidity...
  3. ncbi Comorbid alcohol and substance abuse dependence in depression: impact on the outcome of antidepressant treatment
    Michael J Ostacher
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 30:69-76. 2007
    ..This article discusses the prevalence of depressive and substance use disorder, the course of illness of comorbid depression and substance use disorders, and treatment response...
  4. doi Correlates of subjective and objective burden among caregivers of patients with bipolar disorder
    M J Ostacher
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Bipolar Clinic and Research Program, Boston, MA, and Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 118:49-56. 2008
    ..We examined the relationship between mood symptoms and episodes in patients with bipolar disorder and burden reported by their primary caregivers...
  5. pmc Cigarette smoking is associated with suicidality in bipolar disorder
    Michael J Ostacher
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Bipolar Disord 11:766-71. 2009
    ..Cigarette smoking in individuals with bipolar disorder has been associated with suicidal behavior, although the precise relationship between the two remains unclear...
  6. pmc Impact of substance use disorders on recovery from episodes of depression in bipolar disorder patients: prospective data from the Systematic Treatment Enhancement Program for Bipolar Disorder (STEP-BD)
    Michael J Ostacher
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 167:289-97. 2010
    ..The authors hypothesized that comorbid drug and alcohol use disorders would be associated with longer time to recovery in patients with bipolar disorder...

Research Grants2

  1. Topiramate treatment of alcohol dependence in patients with bipolar disorder
    Michael Ostacher; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Bipolar Clinic and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital; Boston, MA ..