Russell Joffe

Summary

Affiliation: New Jersey
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Does substitution of T4 with T3 plus T4 for T4 replacement improve depressive symptoms in patients with hypothyroidism?
    Russell T Joffe
    Department of Psychiatry, UMDNJ, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ 07103, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1032:287-8. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric aspects of endocrine disorders in women
    Russell T Joffe
    Department of Psychiatry, UMDNJ New Jersey Medical School, 185 South Orange Avenue, MSB C 671, Newark, NJ 07103, USA
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 26:683-91. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint One-year outcome with antidepressant--treatment of bipolar depression
    R T Joffe
    Department of Psychiatry, UMDNJ New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ 07101, USA
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 112:105-9. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Lithium and triiodothyronine augmentation of antidepressants
    Russell T Joffe
    Department of Psychiatry, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, New Jersey, USA
    Can J Psychiatry 51:791-3. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint A prospective, longitudinal study of percentage of time spent ill in patients with bipolar I or bipolar II disorders
    Russell T Joffe
    Department of Psychiatry, UMDNJ New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ 07103, USA
    Bipolar Disord 6:62-6. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Treatment of clinical hypothyroidism with thyroxine and triiodothyronine: a literature review and metaanalysis
    Russell T Joffe
    Department of Psychiatry, UMDNJ New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ, USA, and Sunnybrook Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Psychosomatics 48:379-84. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Induction of mania and cycle acceleration in bipolar disorder: effect of different classes of antidepressant
    R T Joffe
    Regional Mood Disorders Program, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 105:427-30. 2002
  8. doi request reprint Anterior cingulate volumes in never-treated patients with major depressive disorder
    Kaan Yucel
    Mood Disorders Program, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton and Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Neuropsychopharmacology 33:3157-63. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Posterior hippocampal volumes are associated with remission rates in patients with major depressive disorder
    Glenda M MacQueen
    Mood Disorders Program, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Biol Psychiatry 64:880-3. 2008
  10. pmc Should thyroid replacement therapy be considered for patients with treatment-refractory depression?
    Russell T Joffe
    New Jersey Medical School, Newark, New Jersey, USA
    J Psychiatry Neurosci 27:80. 2002

Research Grants

  1. EXTRAMURAL RESEARCH FACILITIES IMPROVEMENT
    Russell Joffe; Fiscal Year: 2004
  2. REGIONAL BIOCONTAINMENT LABORATORY (RBL) NEWARK CENTER
    Russell Joffe; Fiscal Year: 2005

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint Does substitution of T4 with T3 plus T4 for T4 replacement improve depressive symptoms in patients with hypothyroidism?
    Russell T Joffe
    Department of Psychiatry, UMDNJ, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ 07103, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1032:287-8. 2004
    ..Forty individuals were included who had depressive symptoms on stable doses of levothyroxine. Combined T4 plus T3 did not have a significantly different effect on mood and well-being scores than did T4 alone...
  2. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric aspects of endocrine disorders in women
    Russell T Joffe
    Department of Psychiatry, UMDNJ New Jersey Medical School, 185 South Orange Avenue, MSB C 671, Newark, NJ 07103, USA
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 26:683-91. 2003
    ..Moreover, patients who appear to present with primary psychiatric syndromes should be carefully evaluated by physical examination and biochemical screening when appropriate to exclude the presence of an underlying endocrine disorder...
  3. ncbi request reprint One-year outcome with antidepressant--treatment of bipolar depression
    R T Joffe
    Department of Psychiatry, UMDNJ New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ 07101, USA
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 112:105-9. 2005
    ..To examine the risk of relapse into mania or depression with varying duration of antidepressant treatment in a cohort of 59 patients with bipolar disorder...
  4. ncbi request reprint Lithium and triiodothyronine augmentation of antidepressants
    Russell T Joffe
    Department of Psychiatry, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, New Jersey, USA
    Can J Psychiatry 51:791-3. 2006
    ..To evaluate the relative benefits of the combination of lithium and triiodothyronine (T3) in augmentation of antidepressants, compared with either lithium or T3 alone...
  5. ncbi request reprint A prospective, longitudinal study of percentage of time spent ill in patients with bipolar I or bipolar II disorders
    Russell T Joffe
    Department of Psychiatry, UMDNJ New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ 07103, USA
    Bipolar Disord 6:62-6. 2004
    ..This study examined time spent in minor and subsyndromal mood states as well as with mania and depression in a cohort of well characterized bipolar I and II patients who were followed prospectively for an average of three years...
  6. ncbi request reprint Treatment of clinical hypothyroidism with thyroxine and triiodothyronine: a literature review and metaanalysis
    Russell T Joffe
    Department of Psychiatry, UMDNJ New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ, USA, and Sunnybrook Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Psychosomatics 48:379-84. 2007
    ..Their analysis reveals no significant difference in treatment effect on psychiatric symptoms in the nine controlled studies to date...
  7. ncbi request reprint Induction of mania and cycle acceleration in bipolar disorder: effect of different classes of antidepressant
    R T Joffe
    Regional Mood Disorders Program, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 105:427-30. 2002
    ..There is, however, the suggestion that certain classes of antidepressants may be less likely than others to cause these unwanted effects...
  8. doi request reprint Anterior cingulate volumes in never-treated patients with major depressive disorder
    Kaan Yucel
    Mood Disorders Program, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton and Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Neuropsychopharmacology 33:3157-63. 2008
    ..These findings confirm the presence of ACC volume reductions in untreated patients with MDD and suggest that illness burden and short-term medication exposure mediate this change...
  9. doi request reprint Posterior hippocampal volumes are associated with remission rates in patients with major depressive disorder
    Glenda M MacQueen
    Mood Disorders Program, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Biol Psychiatry 64:880-3. 2008
    ..The hippocampus (HC) is smaller in patients with recurrent major depressive disorder (MDD), but few longitudinal studies have examined whether volume is associated with clinically meaningful outcomes such as response to treatment...
  10. pmc Should thyroid replacement therapy be considered for patients with treatment-refractory depression?
    Russell T Joffe
    New Jersey Medical School, Newark, New Jersey, USA
    J Psychiatry Neurosci 27:80. 2002
  11. ncbi request reprint Combined treatments for major depression
    Russell T Joffe
    New Jersey Medical School, Department of Psychiatry, Maplewood, NJ 07040, USA
    Expert Opin Investig Drugs 16:1379-89. 2007
    ..This review focuses on the data available to support these various augmentation and combination treatments...
  12. ncbi request reprint Subsyndromal symptoms assessed in longitudinal, prospective follow-up of a cohort of patients with bipolar disorder
    Glenda M MacQueen
    Mood Disorders Program, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Bipolar Disord 5:349-55. 2003
    ..This study examined factors associated with persistent subsyndromal symptoms in a well characterized group of BD patients who were prospectively followed for an average of 3 years...
  13. doi request reprint Increased subgenual prefrontal cortex size in remitted patients with major depressive disorder
    Kaan Yucel
    Mood Disorders Program, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Psychiatry Res 173:71-6. 2009
    ..Our findings demonstrate SGPFC volume increases in association with long-term antidepressant therapy and suggest that this result may be linked to positive clinical response...
  14. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal outcome in patients with bipolar disorder assessed by life-charting is influenced by DSM-IV personality disorder symptoms
    Peter J Bieling
    Mood Disorders Program, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, McMaster University and St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, Ontorio, Canada
    Bipolar Disord 5:14-21. 2003
    ..The primary purpose of this paper was to examine the impact of DSM-IV personality disorder symptoms on long-term clinical outcome in BD...
  15. doi request reprint Brain derived neurotrophic factor Val66Met polymorphism, the five factor model of personality and hippocampal volume: Implications for depressive illness
    Russell T Joffe
    Department of Psychiatry, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, USA
    Hum Brain Mapp 30:1246-56. 2009
    ..These findings suggest that even in otherwise healthy subjects, trait depression may contribute to the susceptibility of Met carriers to hippocampal grey matter loss...
  16. ncbi request reprint Previous mood state predicts response and switch rates in patients with bipolar depression
    Glenda M MacQueen
    Mood Disorders Program, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont, Canada
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 105:414-8. 2002
    ..The treatment of bipolar depression is a significant clinical problem that remains understudied. The role for antidepressant (AD) agents vs. mood stabilizers has been particularly problematic to ascertain...
  17. pmc Course of illness, hippocampal function, and hippocampal volume in major depression
    Glenda M MacQueen
    Mood Disorders Program, Department of Radiology, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8N 3Z5
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:1387-92. 2003
    ..Reductions in hippocampal volume may not antedate illness onset, but volume may decrease at the greatest rate in the early years after illness onset...
  18. ncbi request reprint Successful computer-assisted cognitive remediation therapy in patients with unipolar depression: a proof of principle study
    Safa Elgamal
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Psychol Med 37:1229-38. 2007
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  19. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms and alcohol consumption among nonalcoholic depression patients treated with desipramine
    Benjamin I Goldstein
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Psychiatry 49:859-62. 2004
    ..Similarly, the effect of antidepressant treatment on alcohol consumption in this group is not yet understood. This study focuses on changes in depressive symptoms and alcohol consumption in response to treatment with desipramine...
  20. pmc Treating mood disorders
    Russell T Joffe
    J Psychiatry Neurosci 28:9-10. 2003
  21. pmc Depression and multiple sclerosis: a potential way to understand the biology of major depressive illness
    Russell T Joffe
    J Psychiatry Neurosci 30:9-10. 2005
  22. pmc Is the thyroid still important in major depression?
    Russell T Joffe
    J Psychiatry Neurosci 31:367-8. 2006
  23. pmc Does lithium save lives?
    Russell T Joffe
    J Psychiatry Neurosci 29:9-10. 2004
  24. pmc Increasing sophistication of the pharmacotherapy of mood disorders
    Russell T Joffe
    J Psychiatry Neurosci 27:89. 2002

Research Grants5

  1. EXTRAMURAL RESEARCH FACILITIES IMPROVEMENT
    Russell Joffe; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..No funds are sought for basic science research laboratories or any clinical areas in the Cancer Center. ..
  2. REGIONAL BIOCONTAINMENT LABORATORY (RBL) NEWARK CENTER
    Russell Joffe; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..When the RBL is operational, it will create a critical mass of biodefense scientists in Newark and serve as a specialized laboratory for emerging regional and national biodefense needs. ..