Robert C Smith

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Affiliation: Michigan State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Treating patients with medically unexplained symptoms in primary care
    Robert C Smith
    Department of General Internal Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:478-89. 2003
  2. pmc Exploration of DSM-IV criteria in primary care patients with medically unexplained symptoms
    Robert C Smith
    Department of Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA
    Psychosom Med 67:123-9. 2005
  3. pmc Primary care clinicians treat patients with medically unexplained symptoms: a randomized controlled trial
    Robert C Smith
    Department of Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:671-7. 2006
  4. pmc In their own words: qualitative study of high-utilising primary care patients with medically unexplained symptoms
    Francesca C Dwamena
    Department of Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
    BMC Fam Pract 10:67. 2009
  5. pmc Costs of an intervention for primary care patients with medically unexplained symptoms: a randomized controlled trial
    Zhehui Luo
    Department of Epidemiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:1079-86. 2007
  6. pmc A method for rating charts to identify and classify patients with medically unexplained symptoms
    Robert C Smith
    Department of Medicine, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, East Lansing, Michigan, USA
    Psychother Psychosom 73:36-42. 2004
  7. pmc Primary care physicians treat somatization
    Robert C Smith
    Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:829-32. 2009
  8. pmc Classification and diagnosis of patients with medically unexplained symptoms
    Robert C Smith
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:685-91. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Minor acute illness: a preliminary research report on the "worried well"
    Robert C Smith
    Michigan State University, Dept of Medicine, B312 Clinical Center, 138 Service Rd, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    J Fam Pract 51:24-9. 2002
  10. doi request reprint Patient-centered interviewing is associated with decreased responses to painful stimuli: an initial fMRI study
    Issidoros Sarinopoulos
    Department of Radiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 90:220-5. 2013

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Publications23

  1. pmc Treating patients with medically unexplained symptoms in primary care
    Robert C Smith
    Department of General Internal Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:478-89. 2003
    ..Despite extensive care, these common patients often become worse...
  2. pmc Exploration of DSM-IV criteria in primary care patients with medically unexplained symptoms
    Robert C Smith
    Department of Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA
    Psychosom Med 67:123-9. 2005
    ..Our objective was to evaluate this use by determining the prevalence of DSM-IV somatoform and nonsomatoform disorders in patients with MUS proven by a gold standard chart review...
  3. pmc Primary care clinicians treat patients with medically unexplained symptoms: a randomized controlled trial
    Robert C Smith
    Department of Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:671-7. 2006
    ..There is no proven primary care treatment for patients with medically unexplained symptoms (MUS). We hypothesized that a long-term, multidimensional intervention by primary care providers would improve MUS patients' mental health...
  4. pmc In their own words: qualitative study of high-utilising primary care patients with medically unexplained symptoms
    Francesca C Dwamena
    Department of Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
    BMC Fam Pract 10:67. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to describe and analyze perceptions and lived experiences of high utilising primary care patients with MUS...
  5. pmc Costs of an intervention for primary care patients with medically unexplained symptoms: a randomized controlled trial
    Zhehui Luo
    Department of Epidemiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:1079-86. 2007
    ....
  6. pmc A method for rating charts to identify and classify patients with medically unexplained symptoms
    Robert C Smith
    Department of Medicine, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, East Lansing, Michigan, USA
    Psychother Psychosom 73:36-42. 2004
    ..As part of conducting a randomized control trial (RCT) to treat chronically high utilizing patients with medically unexplained symptoms (MUS), we developed the chart rating method reported here to identify and classify MUS subjects...
  7. pmc Primary care physicians treat somatization
    Robert C Smith
    Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:829-32. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that somatizing patients managed by primary care physicians (PCP) would improve with a relationship-based intervention...
  8. pmc Classification and diagnosis of patients with medically unexplained symptoms
    Robert C Smith
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:685-91. 2007
    ..By explicitly diagnosing and labeling all severity levels of MUS, we propose that this diagnostic approach cannot only facilitate effective treatment but also reduce the cost and morbidity from unnecessary interventions...
  9. ncbi request reprint Minor acute illness: a preliminary research report on the "worried well"
    Robert C Smith
    Michigan State University, Dept of Medicine, B312 Clinical Center, 138 Service Rd, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    J Fam Pract 51:24-9. 2002
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Patient-centered interviewing is associated with decreased responses to painful stimuli: an initial fMRI study
    Issidoros Sarinopoulos
    Department of Radiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 90:220-5. 2013
    ..To identify the functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) changes associated with a patient-centered interview (PCI) and a positive provider-patient relationship (PPR)...
  11. pmc Behaviorally defined patient-centered communication--a narrative review of the literature
    Robert C Smith
    Michigan State University, B312 Clinical Center, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:185-91. 2011
    ..One proposed reason is failure to behaviorally define what the term 'patient-centered' actually means...
  12. doi request reprint Pilot study of a preliminary criterion standard for prescription opioid misuse
    Robert C Smith
    Department of Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA
    Am J Addict 19:523-8. 2010
    ..94 (CI: .81, 1.00). Kappa for comparing raters was .73 (CI: .49, .98). This preliminary study demonstrates that multidisciplinary raters can use behaviorally based criteria to identify patients with known PPOM from health plan databases...
  13. doi request reprint An evidence-based patient-centered method makes the biopsychosocial model scientific
    Robert C Smith
    Departments of Medicine and Psychiatry, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, East Lansing, MI, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 91:265-70. 2013
    ..To review the scientific status of the biopsychosocial (BPS) model and to propose a way to improve it...
  14. doi request reprint A linguistic study of patient-centered interviewing: emergent interactional effects
    Ashley M Hesson
    Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, East Lansing, MI, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 88:373-80. 2012
    ..To evaluate interactional effects of patient-centered interviewing (PCI) compared to isolated clinician-centered interviewing (CCI)...
  15. pmc Diagnostic accuracy of predicting somatization from patients' ICD-9 diagnoses
    Robert C Smith
    Department of Medicine and Psychiatry, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA
    Psychosom Med 71:366-71. 2009
    ..We labeled these codes as having "somatization potential." Our earlier study demonstrated that ICD-9 codes and other data from the ADB effectively identified somatization...
  16. pmc Teaching personal awareness
    Robert C Smith
    Department of General Internal Medicine, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:201-7. 2005
    ..Personal awareness teaching may occur during instruction in basic interviewing skills but works best if systematically incorporated throughout training...
  17. doi request reprint Addressing mental health issues in primary care: an initial curriculum for medical residents
    Robert C Smith
    Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, Department of Medicine, East Lansing, USA Michigan State University Colleges of Human and Osteopathic Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, East Lansing, USA Electronic address
    Patient Educ Couns 94:33-42. 2014
    ..Our objective here is to propose a quantum change: prepare residents and students during all years of training so that they are as effective in treating psychosocial and mental health issues as they are medical problems...
  18. doi request reprint Interventions for providers to promote a patient-centred approach in clinical consultations
    Francesca Dwamena
    Department ofMedicine, Michigan StateUniversityCollege ofHumanMedicine, East Lansing, Michigan, USA
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 12:CD003267. 2012
    ..However, the impact of these interventions directly on clinical encounters and indirectly on patient satisfaction, healthcare behaviour and health status has not been adequately evaluated...
  19. doi request reprint Training residents and nurses to work as a patient-centered care team on a medical ward
    Heather S Laird-Fick
    Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 84:90-7. 2011
    ..To train medical residents and nurses to work together as a patient-centered care (PCC) team on a medical ward and test its feasibility, nurses' learning, and patient outcomes...
  20. ncbi request reprint Using nurse practitioners to implement an intervention in primary care for high-utilizing patients with medically unexplained symptoms
    Judith S Lyles
    Department of Medicine, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, East Lansing 48824, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 25:63-73. 2003
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Multisomatoform disorder: agreement between patient and physician report of criterion symptom explanation
    Kathryn M Rost
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Aurora, CO 80045 0508, USA
    CNS Spectr 11:383-8. 2006
    ..To determine the level of agreement between patients and expert physicians in whether criterion multisomatoform (MSD) symptoms are explained...
  22. ncbi request reprint Effects of nicotine nasal spray on cognitive function in schizophrenia
    Robert C Smith
    Department of Psychiatry, New York University Medical School, Hewlett, NY, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 31:637-43. 2006
    ..Our results suggest that nicotine may modestly enhance attention and spatial working memory in schizophrenic patients who are cigarette smokers and have been abstinent overnight...
  23. ncbi request reprint Administrative database screening to identify somatizing patients
    Robert C Smith
    Med Care 44:799-802. 2006