Louisa G Sylvia

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Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Life events and social rhythms in bipolar spectrum disorders: a prospective study
    Louisa G Sylvia
    Temple University
    Behav Ther 40:131-41. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Exercise treatment for bipolar disorder: potential mechanisms of action mediated through increased neurogenesis and decreased allostatic load
    Louisa G Sylvia
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    Psychother Psychosom 79:87-96. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Association of exercise with quality of life and mood symptoms in a comparative effectiveness study of bipolar disorder
    Louisa G Sylvia
    The Massachusetts General Hospital, USA Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 151:722-7. 2013
  4. pmc Association between therapeutic alliance, care satisfaction, and pharmacological adherence in bipolar disorder
    Louisa G Sylvia
    Bipolar Clinical and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 33:343-50. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Nutrient-based therapies for bipolar disorder: a systematic review
    Louisa G Sylvia
    Bipolar Clinic and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Psychother Psychosom 82:10-9. 2013
  6. doi request reprint An adjunct exercise program for serious mental illness: who chooses to participate and is it feasible?
    Louisa G Sylvia
    Bipolar Clinic and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Community Ment Health J 49:213-9. 2013
  7. pmc Sleep disturbance in euthymic bipolar patients
    Louisa G Sylvia
    Bipolar Clinic and Research Program, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Psychopharmacol 26:1108-12. 2012
  8. pmc Methods to limit attrition in longitudinal comparative effectiveness trials: lessons from the Lithium Treatment - Moderate dose Use Study (LiTMUS) for bipolar disorder
    Louisa G Sylvia
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02214, USA
    Clin Trials 9:94-101. 2012
  9. pmc Development of an integrated psychosocial treatment to address the medical burden associated with bipolar disorder
    Louisa G Sylvia
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Psychiatr Pract 17:224-32. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Does exercise impact mood? Exercise patterns of patients in a psychiatric partial hospital program
    Louisa G Sylvia
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, McLean Hospital, Belmont, MA, USA
    J Psychiatr Pract 15:70-8. 2009

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Publications22

  1. pmc Life events and social rhythms in bipolar spectrum disorders: a prospective study
    Louisa G Sylvia
    Temple University
    Behav Ther 40:131-41. 2009
    ..Thus, the current study obtained mixed support for social zeitgeber theory...
  2. doi request reprint Exercise treatment for bipolar disorder: potential mechanisms of action mediated through increased neurogenesis and decreased allostatic load
    Louisa G Sylvia
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    Psychother Psychosom 79:87-96. 2010
    ..Exercise as a psychosocial adjunct for bipolar disorder should be assessed with rigorous randomized clinical trials...
  3. doi request reprint Association of exercise with quality of life and mood symptoms in a comparative effectiveness study of bipolar disorder
    Louisa G Sylvia
    The Massachusetts General Hospital, USA Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 151:722-7. 2013
    ..Identifying potentially modifiable predictors of exercise frequency could lead to interventions with powerful consequences on the course of illness and overall health...
  4. pmc Association between therapeutic alliance, care satisfaction, and pharmacological adherence in bipolar disorder
    Louisa G Sylvia
    Bipolar Clinical and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 33:343-50. 2013
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Nutrient-based therapies for bipolar disorder: a systematic review
    Louisa G Sylvia
    Bipolar Clinic and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Psychother Psychosom 82:10-9. 2013
    ..The aim of this paper is to critically review the current clinical evidence and mechanisms of action of nutrient-based therapies alone or in combination with commonly used pharmacotherapies for mania and bipolar depression...
  6. doi request reprint An adjunct exercise program for serious mental illness: who chooses to participate and is it feasible?
    Louisa G Sylvia
    Bipolar Clinic and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Community Ment Health J 49:213-9. 2013
    ..e., ethnic minorities, unemployed) should be targeted for recruitment as they are less likely to volunteer for such adjunct exercise programs...
  7. pmc Sleep disturbance in euthymic bipolar patients
    Louisa G Sylvia
    Bipolar Clinic and Research Program, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Psychopharmacol 26:1108-12. 2012
    ..This suggests that sleep disturbance is an important prodromal symptom of bipolar disorder and should be considered a target for pharmacologic or psychosocial maintenance treatment...
  8. pmc Methods to limit attrition in longitudinal comparative effectiveness trials: lessons from the Lithium Treatment - Moderate dose Use Study (LiTMUS) for bipolar disorder
    Louisa G Sylvia
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02214, USA
    Clin Trials 9:94-101. 2012
    ..High attrition rates, which occur frequently in longitudinal clinical trials of interventions for bipolar disorder, limit the interpretation of results...
  9. pmc Development of an integrated psychosocial treatment to address the medical burden associated with bipolar disorder
    Louisa G Sylvia
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Psychiatr Pract 17:224-32. 2011
    ..It appears that NEW Tx may be a feasible intervention with promising pilot data for reducing the medical burden in bipolar disorder, but future research is needed to further evaluate the efficacy of NEW Tx...
  10. doi request reprint Does exercise impact mood? Exercise patterns of patients in a psychiatric partial hospital program
    Louisa G Sylvia
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, McLean Hospital, Belmont, MA, USA
    J Psychiatr Pract 15:70-8. 2009
    ..Conclusion. We recommend that exercise programs be piloted in PH settings to improve patients' mental as well as physical health. Future research should further examine obstacles to exercising in clinical populations...
  11. doi request reprint Lithium treatment -- moderate dose use study (LiTMUS) for bipolar disorder: rationale and design
    Andrew A Nierenberg
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Clin Trials 6:637-48. 2009
    ..Recent data indicate that lithium use for bipolar disorder has declined over the last decade and that lithium largely has been replaced with alternate, commercially promoted medications that may or may not result in better outcomes...
  12. pmc Extreme attributions predict transition from depression to mania or hypomania in bipolar disorder
    Jonathan P Stange
    Department of Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 47:1329-36. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that "extreme" (i.e., excessively pessimistic or optimistic) attributions would predict a greater likelihood of developing an episode of mood elevation...
  13. doi request reprint Lithium treatment moderate-dose use study (LiTMUS) for bipolar disorder: a randomized comparative effectiveness trial of optimized personalized treatment with and without lithium
    Andrew A Nierenberg
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 170:102-10. 2013
    ..The authors investigated the comparative effectiveness of more tolerable dosages of lithium as part of optimized personalized treatment (OPT)...
  14. doi request reprint Clinical and Health Outcomes Initiative in Comparative Effectiveness for Bipolar Disorder (Bipolar CHOICE): a pragmatic trial of complex treatment for a complex disorder
    Andrew A Nierenberg
    aDepartment of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Clin Trials 11:114-27. 2014
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  15. doi request reprint The Medication Recommendation Tracking Form: a novel tool for tracking changes in prescribed medication, clinical decision making, and use in comparative effectiveness research
    Noreen A Reilly-Harrington
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford Street, Suite 580, Boston, MA 02114, USA Harvard Medical School, 25 Shattuck Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA Electronic address
    J Psychiatr Res 47:1686-93. 2013
    ..As the first tool in psychiatry to track the types and reasons for medication changes, it has important implications for training new clinicians and examining clinical decision making. (ClinicalTrials.gov number NCT00667745). ..
  16. pmc Generation of life events in bipolar spectrum disorders: a re-examination and extension of the stress generation theory
    Rachel E Bender
    Department of Psychology, Temple University, 1701 N 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    J Clin Psychol 66:907-26. 2010
    ..Results suggest that the stress generation theory of unipolar depression can be extended to BSD and that the type of generated events may be polarity-specific...
  17. pmc Extreme attributions predict the course of bipolar depression: results from the STEP-BD randomized controlled trial of psychosocial treatment
    Jonathan P Stange
    Department of Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 74:249-55. 2013
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  18. doi request reprint Course, outcomes, and psychosocial interventions for first-episode mania
    Stephanie McMurrich
    Bipolar Clinic and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Bipolar Disord 14:797-808. 2012
    ..In this empirical review, we evaluate existing research on first-episode bipolar disorder, compare this body of research to parallel studies of first-episode schizophrenia, and identify strategies for future research...
  19. doi request reprint Social rhythm regularity and the onset of affective episodes in bipolar spectrum individuals
    Gail H C Shen
    Psychology Department, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    Bipolar Disord 10:520-9. 2008
    ..This study examined whether regularity prospectively predicted time to onset of major depressive, hypomanic and manic episodes in a sample with bipolar spectrum disorders...
  20. doi request reprint Lifestyle regularity and cyclothymic symptomatology
    Gail H C Shen
    Psychology Department, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    J Clin Psychol 64:482-500. 2008
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  21. pmc Bipolar spectrum-substance use co-occurrence: Behavioral approach system (BAS) sensitivity and impulsiveness as shared personality vulnerabilities
    Lauren B Alloy
    Department of Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 97:549-65. 2009
    ..High BAS sensitivity and impulsiveness may represent shared personality vulnerabilities for both disorders and may partially account for their co-occurrence...
  22. doi request reprint Transdiagnostic treatment of bipolar disorder and comorbid anxiety with the unified protocol: a clinical replication series
    Kristen K Ellard
    Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Behav Modif 36:482-508. 2012
    ..Here, the authors present a preliminary evaluation of the efficacy of the UP for the treatment of BD with comorbid anxiety, in a clinical replication series consisting of three cases...