Lesley A Allen

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Affiliation: New Jersey
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Cognitive behavior therapy for somatization disorder: a preliminary investigation
    L A Allen
    Department of Psychiatry, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Piscataway 08854, USA
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 32:53-62. 2001
  2. doi Cognitive behavioral therapy for somatoform disorders
    Lesley A Allen
    Department of Psychiatry, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 671 Hoes Lane, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 33:579-93. 2010
  3. ncbi Psychosocial treatments for multiple unexplained physical symptoms: a review of the literature
    Lesley A Allen
    Department of Psychiatry, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA
    Psychosom Med 64:939-50. 2002
  4. ncbi Cognitive-behavioral therapy for somatization disorder: a randomized controlled trial
    Lesley A Allen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:1512-8. 2006
  5. ncbi Cognitive behavior therapy for menopausal hot flashes: two case reports
    Lesley A Allen
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Department of Psychiatry, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Maturitas 54:95-9. 2006
  6. ncbi Somatic complaints in primary care: further examining the validity of the Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-15)
    Alejandro Interian
    Department of Psychiatry, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 671 Hoes Lane D306, Piscataway, NJ 08854 5635, USA
    Psychosomatics 47:392-8. 2006
  7. pmc Telephone-based cognitive-behavioral therapy for depression in Parkinson disease
    Roseanne D Dobkin
    Department of Psychiatry, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 24:206-14. 2011
  8. pmc Effectiveness of a time-limited cognitive behavior therapy type intervention among primary care patients with medically unexplained symptoms
    Javier I Escobar
    Department of Psychiatry, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ 08854 5635, USA
    Ann Fam Med 5:328-35. 2007
  9. pmc Predictors of treatment response to cognitive-behavioral therapy for depression in Parkinson's disease
    Roseanne D Dobkin
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 80:694-9. 2012
  10. pmc Escitalopram reduces hot flashes in nondepressed menopausal women: A pilot study
    Roseanne Defronzo Dobkin
    Department of Psychiatry, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ, USA
    Ann Clin Psychiatry 21:70-6. 2009

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Publications20

  1. ncbi Cognitive behavior therapy for somatization disorder: a preliminary investigation
    L A Allen
    Department of Psychiatry, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Piscataway 08854, USA
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 32:53-62. 2001
    ..The findings suggest that CBT might benefit patients diagnosed with somatization disorder and should be subjected to a controlled treatment trial...
  2. doi Cognitive behavioral therapy for somatoform disorders
    Lesley A Allen
    Department of Psychiatry, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 671 Hoes Lane, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 33:579-93. 2010
    ..Too few methodologically sound studies have been published on the treatment of conversion disorder or of pain disorder to make any conclusions...
  3. ncbi Psychosocial treatments for multiple unexplained physical symptoms: a review of the literature
    Lesley A Allen
    Department of Psychiatry, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA
    Psychosom Med 64:939-50. 2002
    ..The present article reviews the literature assessing the efficacy of psychosocial treatments for polysymptomatic somatizers...
  4. ncbi Cognitive-behavioral therapy for somatization disorder: a randomized controlled trial
    Lesley A Allen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:1512-8. 2006
    ..We examined the efficacy of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for SD...
  5. ncbi Cognitive behavior therapy for menopausal hot flashes: two case reports
    Lesley A Allen
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Department of Psychiatry, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Maturitas 54:95-9. 2006
    ..The long-term efficacy of CBT for hot flashes should be examined in large controlled clinical trials...
  6. ncbi Somatic complaints in primary care: further examining the validity of the Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-15)
    Alejandro Interian
    Department of Psychiatry, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 671 Hoes Lane D306, Piscataway, NJ 08854 5635, USA
    Psychosomatics 47:392-8. 2006
    ..Also, the PHQ-15 appears to measure medically unexplained symptoms, psychiatric distress, and physical functioning. Further study is recommended to better evaluate ethnic variations and other types of validity for the PHQ-15...
  7. pmc Telephone-based cognitive-behavioral therapy for depression in Parkinson disease
    Roseanne D Dobkin
    Department of Psychiatry, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 24:206-14. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the feasibility and effect of telephone-based CBT for dPD...
  8. pmc Effectiveness of a time-limited cognitive behavior therapy type intervention among primary care patients with medically unexplained symptoms
    Javier I Escobar
    Department of Psychiatry, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ 08854 5635, USA
    Ann Fam Med 5:328-35. 2007
    ..Patients seeking care for medically unexplained physical symptoms pose a major challenge at primary care sites, and there are very few well-accepted and properly evaluated interventions to manage such patients...
  9. pmc Predictors of treatment response to cognitive-behavioral therapy for depression in Parkinson's disease
    Roseanne D Dobkin
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 80:694-9. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine predictors of treatment response to cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for depression in Parkinson's disease (PD)...
  10. pmc Escitalopram reduces hot flashes in nondepressed menopausal women: A pilot study
    Roseanne Defronzo Dobkin
    Department of Psychiatry, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ, USA
    Ann Clin Psychiatry 21:70-6. 2009
    ..This was the first study to examine the impact of escitalopram on hot flashes, mood, sleep, and quality of life in a sample of healthy nondepressed menopausal women...
  11. pmc Barriers to mental health care utilization in Parkinson's disease
    Roseanne D Dobkin
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 26:105-16. 2013
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  12. pmc Cognitive-behavioral therapy for depression in Parkinson's disease: a randomized, controlled trial
    Roseanne D Dobkin
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 168:1066-74. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the efficacy of individually administered cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), relative to clinical monitoring (with no new treatment), for depression in this medical population...
  13. ncbi The value of pseudoneurological symptoms for assessing psychopathology in primary care
    Alejandro Interian
    UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854 5635, USA
    Psychosom Med 66:141-6. 2004
    ..This study sought to examine the relationship between pseudoneurological symptoms (PNS) and somatic and psychiatric symptom severity, physical functioning, and psychiatric comorbidity...
  14. pmc Ramelteon for the treatment of insomnia in menopausal women
    Roseanne DeFronzo Dobkin
    Department of Psychiatry, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 675 Hoes Lane, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Menopause Int 15:13-8. 2009
    ..The goal of this study was to evaluate the effect of ramelteon, a selective melatonin receptor agonist, for the treatment of menopausal insomnia...
  15. ncbi Cognitive-behavioral therapy for depression in Parkinson's disease: a pilot study
    Roseanne DeFronzo Dobkin
    Department of Psychiatry, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA
    Mov Disord 22:946-52. 2007
    ..Larger, randomized controlled trials are needed to further evaluate the efficacy of this intervention and to identify specific mechanisms of change...
  16. ncbi A cognitive-behavioral treatment package for depression in Parkinson's disease
    Roseanne DeFronzo Dobkin
    Department of Psychiatry, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 675 Hoes Lane, Rm D 317, Piscataway NJ 08855, USA
    Psychosomatics 47:259-63. 2006
  17. ncbi New directions in the treatment of somatization
    Robert L Woolfolk
    Department of Psychology, Rutgers University, 152 Frelinghuysen Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 30:621-44. 2007
    ..The authors' work provides efficacious treatment options for this refractory and debilitating set of disorders...
  18. ncbi Bupropion improves sexual functioning in depressed minority women: an open-label switch study
    Roseanne DeFronzo Dobkin
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Department of Psychiatry, Piscataway, NJ 08855, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 26:21-6. 2006
    ..The majority of women successfully completed the trial and planned to continue using bupropion SR after their participation in the study...
  19. ncbi Social cognitive complexity and depression: cognitive complexity moderates the correlation between depression self-ratings and global self-evaluation
    Michael A Gara
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Department of Psychiatry, 671 Hoes Lane, Piscataway, New Jersey, 08855 1392, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 190:670-6. 2002
    ....
  20. ncbi Somatization: a debilitating syndrome in primary care
    L A Allen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Medicine and Dentisitry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway 08854, USA
    Psychosomatics 42:63-7. 2001
    ..The results suggest that abridged somatization frequently coexists with depression and anxiety and thus complicates the presentation of these disorders...

Research Grants1

  1. Cognitive-Affective Behavior Therapy for Somatization
    Lesley Allen; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..If these preliminary data suggest the ISS's reliability and validity are adequate, additional testing of the instrument will be conducted in the future. ..