David C Mohr

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Changes in VA psychiatrists' attitudes about work environment and turnover during mental health service enhancement
    David C Mohr
    Center for Organization, Leadership, and Management Research, Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 64:563-9. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Provider workload and quality of care in primary care settings: moderating role of relational climate
    David C Mohr
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Center for Organization, Leadership and Management Research, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    Med Care 51:108-14. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Slack resources and quality of primary care
    David C Mohr
    Center for Organization, Leadership and Management Research, Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA, USA
    Med Care 50:203-9. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Job satisfaction of primary care team members and quality of care
    David C Mohr
    Center for Organization, Leadership and Management Research, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA 02062, USA
    Am J Med Qual 26:18-25. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Assault rates and implementation of a workplace violence prevention program in the Veterans Health Care Administration
    David C Mohr
    Center for Organization, Leadership and Management Research, Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 53:511-6. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Job characteristics and job satisfaction among physicians involved with research in the veterans health administration
    David C Mohr
    Center for Organization, Leadership and Management Research, VA Boston Healthcare System, MA 02130, USA
    Acad Med 86:938-45. 2011
  7. doi request reprint The influence of teamwork culture on physician and nurse resignation rates in hospitals
    David C Mohr
    Center for Organization, Leadership and Management Research, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    Health Serv Manage Res 21:23-31. 2008
  8. pmc Between and within-site variation in qualitative implementation research
    Justin K Benzer
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Center for Organization, Leadership, and Management Research, Boston, MA, USA
    Implement Sci 8:4. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Accounting for variation in technical quality and patient satisfaction: the contribution of patient, provider, team, and medical center
    Kelly L Stolzmann
    VA Boston Healthcare System, Center for Organization, Leadership, and Management Research COLMR, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    Med Care 48:676-82. 2010
  10. pmc The relationship between organizational climate and quality of chronic disease management
    Justin K Benzer
    Center for Organization, Leadership, and Management Research, VA Boston Healthcare System, 150 South Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    Health Serv Res 46:691-711. 2011

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  1. doi request reprint Changes in VA psychiatrists' attitudes about work environment and turnover during mental health service enhancement
    David C Mohr
    Center for Organization, Leadership, and Management Research, Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 64:563-9. 2013
    ..The study examined whether psychiatrists' work satisfaction and work environment perceptions changed during a period of transformation. Facility-level turnover rate was also examined...
  2. doi request reprint Provider workload and quality of care in primary care settings: moderating role of relational climate
    David C Mohr
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Center for Organization, Leadership and Management Research, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    Med Care 51:108-14. 2013
    ..Findings highlight the importance of relational climate as an important teamwork factor when managing and developing clinic policies, practices, and procedures in resource-constrained settings...
  3. doi request reprint Slack resources and quality of primary care
    David C Mohr
    Center for Organization, Leadership and Management Research, Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA, USA
    Med Care 50:203-9. 2012
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  4. doi request reprint Job satisfaction of primary care team members and quality of care
    David C Mohr
    Center for Organization, Leadership and Management Research, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA 02062, USA
    Am J Med Qual 26:18-25. 2011
    ..Team-level job satisfaction ratings are a potentially important marker for the effectiveness of primary care teams in managing patient care...
  5. doi request reprint Assault rates and implementation of a workplace violence prevention program in the Veterans Health Care Administration
    David C Mohr
    Center for Organization, Leadership and Management Research, Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 53:511-6. 2011
    ..This study examined the relationship between changes in assault rates over time and the implementation of a workplace violence prevention (WVP) program in 138 Department of Veterans Affairs health care facilities...
  6. doi request reprint Job characteristics and job satisfaction among physicians involved with research in the veterans health administration
    David C Mohr
    Center for Organization, Leadership and Management Research, VA Boston Healthcare System, MA 02130, USA
    Acad Med 86:938-45. 2011
    ..This study examined whether physicians who are involved with research have greater job satisfaction and more positive job characteristics perceptions...
  7. doi request reprint The influence of teamwork culture on physician and nurse resignation rates in hospitals
    David C Mohr
    Center for Organization, Leadership and Management Research, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    Health Serv Manage Res 21:23-31. 2008
    ..In conclusion, these results suggest that developing and emphasizing a teamwork culture may facilitate greater retention of health-care employees, especially nurses...
  8. pmc Between and within-site variation in qualitative implementation research
    Justin K Benzer
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Center for Organization, Leadership, and Management Research, Boston, MA, USA
    Implement Sci 8:4. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to analyze variation in perceptions among key informants in order to demonstrate the importance of broad sampling for identifying both within-site and between-site implementation themes...
  9. ncbi request reprint Accounting for variation in technical quality and patient satisfaction: the contribution of patient, provider, team, and medical center
    Kelly L Stolzmann
    VA Boston Healthcare System, Center for Organization, Leadership, and Management Research COLMR, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    Med Care 48:676-82. 2010
    ..We analyzed the amount of variation in technical quality and patient satisfaction accounted for at the patient, provider, team, and medical center level...
  10. pmc The relationship between organizational climate and quality of chronic disease management
    Justin K Benzer
    Center for Organization, Leadership, and Management Research, VA Boston Healthcare System, 150 South Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    Health Serv Res 46:691-711. 2011
    ..To test the utility of a two-dimensional model of organizational climate for explaining variation in diabetes care between primary care clinics...
  11. ncbi request reprint Teamwork culture and patient satisfaction in hospitals
    Mark Meterko
    Management Decision and Research Center, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Med Care 42:492-8. 2004
    ..None of the studies, however, have examined teamwork culture relative to patient satisfaction, which is now 1 of the most widely used performance measures for healthcare organizations...
  12. doi request reprint Team effectiveness and organizational context in the implementation of a clinical innovation
    Carol VanDeusen Lukas
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Qual Manag Health Care 18:25-39. 2009
    ..The study examined the relationship between care delivery team effectiveness, management support, organizational culture, and the extent of implementation of a clinical innovation...
  13. pmc Sustainability of quality improvement following removal of pay-for-performance incentives
    Justin K Benzer
    Center for Organization, Leadership, and Management Research COLMR at the VA Boston Healthcare System 152 M, 150 South Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA, 02860, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 29:127-32. 2014
    ..A key question is whether quality improvement that occurs as a result of P4P programs is sustainable, particularly if incentives are removed...
  14. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic alliance mediates the relationship between interpersonal problems and depression outcome in a cohort of multiple sclerosis patients
    Isa Howard
    San Francisco Veteran s Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94131, USA
    J Clin Psychol 62:1197-204. 2006
    ..The IIP-C significantly predicted Week 16 BDI and the WAI-C at 4 weeks. When controlling for the WAI-C, the relationship between the IIP-C and BDI was no longer significant, supporting the mediational hypothesis...
  15. ncbi request reprint Psychiatrists' self-reported adherence to evidence-based prescribing practices in the treatment of schizophrenia
    Gary J Young
    Department of Veterans Affairs Center for Organization, Leadership and Management Research, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:130-2. 2006
    ..This study sought to identify relationships between psychiatrists' characteristics and their self-reported adherence to evidence-based recommendations regarding antipsychotic use in the treatment of schizophrenia...
  16. pmc Grounded theory of barriers and facilitators to mandated implementation of mental health care in the primary care setting
    Justin K Benzer
    Center for Organization, Leadership, and Management Research, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    Depress Res Treat 2012:597157. 2012
    ..This framework provides a nuanced understanding of the potential barriers and facilitators to implementing interventions designed to improve coordination between professional groups...
  17. ncbi request reprint Treatment for depression and its relationship to improvement in quality of life and psychological well-being in multiple sclerosis patients
    Stacey Hart
    University of California, San Francisco, VA Medical Center, CA 94121, USA
    Qual Life Res 14:695-703. 2005
    ..001), and self-acceptance (R2 = 0.26, p < 0.001). Findings suggest treating depression influences both the negative and positive aspects of QOL and underscore the importance of examining QOL with two complementary approaches...
  18. ncbi request reprint Cognitive predictors of response to treatment for depression in multiple sclerosis
    Laura J Julian
    Department of Medicine, University of California, CA, USA
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 18:356-63. 2006
    ..These results provide preliminary evidence to suggest that performance on neuropsychological measures may predict antidepressant treatment response in multiple sclerosis...
  19. pmc Relationships among depressive symptoms, benefit-finding, optimism, and positive affect in multiple sclerosis patients after psychotherapy for depression
    Stacey L Hart
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Health Psychol 27:230-8. 2008
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Reduction in disability in a randomized controlled trial of telephone-administered cognitive-behavioral therapy
    David C Mohr
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, USA
    Health Psychol 26:554-63. 2007
    ..This is a secondary analysis of a randomized controlled trial; the primary outcome results for depression are reported in D. C. Mohr, S. L. Hart, L. Julian, C. Catledge, L. Honos-Webb, L. Vella, et al. (2005)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Alliance in two telephone-administered treatments: relationship with depression and health outcomes
    Victoria Beckner
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 75:508-12. 2007
    ..The findings suggest that the therapist-client relationship is important to improvement in telephone therapy and that the role of alliance in outcome may vary by treatment approach...
  22. ncbi request reprint Stress and multiple sclerosis
    David C Mohr
    Dept of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, 680 N Lakeshore Drive, Suite 1220, Chicago, IL, 60611, USA
    J Neurol 254:II65-8. 2007
    ..It is argued that a purely causal relationship, in which stressful events alone trigger exacerbation, is unlikely. Rather, we propose that stress may be one factor among many that influence risk of exacerbation...
  23. ncbi request reprint Effects of treatment for depression on fatigue in multiple sclerosis
    David C Mohr
    University of California, San Francisco, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    Psychosom Med 65:542-7. 2003
    ..The goal of this study was to examine the effects of treatment for depression on fatigue in MS...
  24. ncbi request reprint Couples therapy at end of life
    David C Mohr
    University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Psychooncology 12:620-7. 2003
    ..While the size of the study precludes generalizing these findings to a larger population, this study supports further exploration of couples therapy as a potentially useful adjunct to end of life care...
  25. ncbi request reprint Familiarity, ambivalence, and firm reputation: is corporate fame a double-edged sword?
    Margaret E Brooks
    Department of Psychology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403, USA
    J Appl Psychol 88:904-14. 2003
    ..The notion that people can simultaneously hold contradictory images of well-known firms may help to explain the inconsistent findings on the relation between familiarity and reputation...
  26. ncbi request reprint Brain lesion volume and neuropsychological function predict efficacy of treatment for depression in multiple sclerosis
    David C Mohr
    Department of Psychiatry and Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, and Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 71:1017-24. 2003
    ..22, p=.005), lesion volume in many discrete areas, and neuropsychological functioning (R2=.29, p=.0009). The effect of total lesion volume on 6-month follow-up BDI results was fully mediated by neuropsychological function...
  27. ncbi request reprint Personality trait inferences about organizations: development of a measure and assessment of construct validity
    Jerel E Slaughter
    Department of Management and Policy, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    J Appl Psychol 89:85-103. 2004
    ..Finally, results of a 4th study suggest that the measure is sensitive to experimental manipulations of organizational descriptions. Implications and suggestions for the use of this measure in future research are discussed...
  28. pmc Association between stressful life events and exacerbation in multiple sclerosis: a meta-analysis
    David C Mohr
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94142, USA
    BMJ 328:731. 2004
    ..To quantify the association between stressful life events and exacerbations of multiple sclerosis...
  29. ncbi request reprint Social support as a buffer in the relationship between treatment for depression and T-cell production of interferon gamma in patients with multiple sclerosis
    David C Mohr
    Departments of Psychiatry and Neurology, and VA Medical Center, University of California San Francisco, 4150 Clement Street 116 A, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    J Psychosom Res 57:155-8. 2004
    ..This study examined the buffering effects of social support on the relationship between depression and autoaggressive immune function in multiple sclerosis (MS)...
  30. ncbi request reprint Self-injection anxiety training: a treatment for patients unable to self-inject injectable medications
    David C Mohr
    University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Mult Scler 11:182-5. 2005
    ..058). These findings suggest that SIAT is a potentially valuable intervention to teach self-injection skills to injection phobic and anxious patients, and should be investigated more thoroughly in a larger clinical trial...
  31. ncbi request reprint A preliminary report on a skills-based telephone-administered peer support programme for patients with multiple sclerosis
    David C Mohr
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Mult Scler 11:222-6. 2005
    ..Peer-support interventions for MS generally provide support but no skills training. The aim of this study was to evaluate a brief telephone-administered skills-training model of peer-support for patients with MS...
  32. ncbi request reprint The validity of Beck Depression Inventory and Hamilton Rating Scale for Depression items in the assessment of depression among patients with multiple sclerosis
    Patricia J Moran
    Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 1726, USA
    J Behav Med 28:35-41. 2005
    ..Thus, the present data support the inclusion of all BDI items when measuring depression in MS. Decisions on whether or not to use all HRSD items or only the 12 shown here to capture depression may depend on the study purpose and design...
  33. ncbi request reprint A temporal framework for understanding the effects of stressful life events on inflammation in patients with multiple sclerosis
    David C Mohr
    Department of Psychiatry and Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94131, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 20:27-36. 2006
    ..These three hypotheses are not necessarily mutually exclusive. Data on psychosocial mediators and moderators are also briefly reviewed and future research directions are discussed...
  34. ncbi request reprint Telephone-administered psychotherapy for depression
    David C Mohr
    Veterans Administration Medical Center, University of California, San Francisco 94121, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 62:1007-14. 2005
    ..No study has examined if the skills-training component to T-CBT provides any benefit beyond that provided by nonspecific factors...
  35. ncbi request reprint The role of stress-response systems for the pathogenesis and progression of MS
    Stefan M Gold
    Multiple Sclerosis Program, Department of Neurology and Cousins Center for Psychoneuroimmunology, Neuropsychiatric Institute, UCLA School of Medicine, NRB1 Rm 479, 635 Charles E Young Drive South, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Trends Immunol 26:644-52. 2005
    ..Here, we integrate findings from molecular, cellular, experimental, clinical and epidemiological research to describe the involvement of stress response systems in MS pathogenesis and progression...
  36. ncbi request reprint Barriers to psychotherapy among depressed and nondepressed primary care patients
    David C Mohr
    University of California, Veterans Administration Medical Center, San Francisco, California, USA
    Ann Behav Med 32:254-8. 2006
    ..However, when referrals for psychotherapy are made, only 20% ever follow up, and of these, half drop out of treatment. This suggests that there are substantial barriers to accessing psychotherapy...
  37. ncbi request reprint Teaching patients to self-inject: pilot study of a treatment for injection anxiety and phobia in multiple sclerosis patients prescribed injectable medications
    David C Mohr
    Veterans Administration Medical Ctr, University of California, San Francisco 94131, USA
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 33:39-47. 2002
    ..Seven of the eight patients continued to self-inject at 3-month follow-up. Patients showed significant improvements in self-injection self-efficacy and injection anxiety...