DAVID CURTIS MOHR

Summary

Affiliation: Northwestern University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Telephone-administered psychotherapy for depression in MS patients: moderating role of social support
    Victoria Beckner
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Behav Med 33:47-59. 2010
  2. pmc Continuous evaluation of evolving behavioral intervention technologies
    David C Mohr
    Department of Preventive Medicine and the Center for Behavioral Intervention Technologies Mohr, Schueller, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois Electronic address
    Am J Prev Med 45:517-23. 2013
  3. pmc Behavioral intervention technologies: evidence review and recommendations for future research in mental health
    David C Mohr
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Center for Behavioral Intervention Technologies, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 35:332-8. 2013
  4. pmc Project onward: an innovative e-health intervention for cancer survivors
    Jennifer Duffecy
    Center for Behavioral Intervention Technologies, Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Psychooncology 22:947-51. 2013
  5. pmc Prospective examination of anxiety and depression before and during confirmed and pseudoexacerbations in patients with multiple sclerosis
    Michelle Nicole Burns
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Psychosom Med 75:76-82. 2013
  6. pmc A randomized trial of stress management for the prevention of new brain lesions in MS
    David C Mohr
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Neurology 79:412-9. 2012
  7. pmc Effect of telephone-administered vs face-to-face cognitive behavioral therapy on adherence to therapy and depression outcomes among primary care patients: a randomized trial
    David C Mohr
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    JAMA 307:2278-85. 2012
  8. pmc Harnessing context sensing to develop a mobile intervention for depression
    Michelle Nicole Burns
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, United States
    J Med Internet Res 13:e55. 2011
  9. 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
  10. doi request reprint The selection and design of control conditions for randomized controlled trials of psychological interventions
    David C Mohr
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University, IL 60611, USA
    Psychother Psychosom 78:275-84. 2009

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. pmc Telephone-administered psychotherapy for depression in MS patients: moderating role of social support
    Victoria Beckner
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Behav Med 33:47-59. 2010
    ..This suggests that for participants with high social support, CBT may be a more beneficial treatment for depression compared with EFT...
  2. pmc Continuous evaluation of evolving behavioral intervention technologies
    David C Mohr
    Department of Preventive Medicine and the Center for Behavioral Intervention Technologies Mohr, Schueller, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois Electronic address
    Am J Prev Med 45:517-23. 2013
    ..CEEBIT offers the potential to collapse initial evaluation and postmarketing surveillance, providing ongoing assurance of safety and efficacy to patients and consumers, payers, and policymakers. ..
  3. pmc Behavioral intervention technologies: evidence review and recommendations for future research in mental health
    David C Mohr
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Center for Behavioral Intervention Technologies, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 35:332-8. 2013
    ..BITs refers to behavioral and psychological interventions that use information and communication technology features to address behavioral and mental health outcomes...
  4. pmc Project onward: an innovative e-health intervention for cancer survivors
    Jennifer Duffecy
    Center for Behavioral Intervention Technologies, Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Psychooncology 22:947-51. 2013
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  5. pmc Prospective examination of anxiety and depression before and during confirmed and pseudoexacerbations in patients with multiple sclerosis
    Michelle Nicole Burns
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Psychosom Med 75:76-82. 2013
    ..This study was designed to determine whether pseudoexacerbations and confirmed MS exacerbations are preceded by or concurrent with increased anxiety or depressive symptoms...
  6. pmc A randomized trial of stress management for the prevention of new brain lesions in MS
    David C Mohr
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Neurology 79:412-9. 2012
    ..This trial examined the efficacy of a stress management program in reducing neuroimaging markers of multiple sclerosis (MS) disease activity...
  7. pmc Effect of telephone-administered vs face-to-face cognitive behavioral therapy on adherence to therapy and depression outcomes among primary care patients: a randomized trial
    David C Mohr
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    JAMA 307:2278-85. 2012
    ..The telephone has been investigated as a treatment delivery medium to overcome access barriers, but little is known about its efficacy compared with face-to-face treatment delivery...
  8. pmc Harnessing context sensing to develop a mobile intervention for depression
    Michelle Nicole Burns
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, United States
    J Med Internet Res 13:e55. 2011
    ..Mobile phones can also provide ecological momentary interventions that deliver tailored assistance during problematic situations. However, such approaches have not yet been used to treat major depressive disorder...
  9. 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)...
  10. doi request reprint The selection and design of control conditions for randomized controlled trials of psychological interventions
    David C Mohr
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University, IL 60611, USA
    Psychother Psychosom 78:275-84. 2009
    ..The aim of this paper is to begin to define principles by which control conditions can be selected or developed in a manner that can assist both investigators and grant reviewers...
  11. pmc Perceived barriers to psychological treatments and their relationship to depression
    David C Mohr
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University and Hines Veterans Administration Hospital, USA
    J Clin Psychol 66:394-409. 2010
    ..Depression was associated with greater endorsement of barriers. These findings suggest that the PBPT may be useful in assessing perceived barriers...
  12. pmc Interest in behavioral and psychological treatments delivered face-to-face, by telephone, and by internet
    David C Mohr
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, 680 N Lakeshore Drive, Suite 1220, Chicago, IL, 60611, USA
    Ann Behav Med 40:89-98. 2010
    ..People who seek help with lifestyle change may be more open to internet-delivered treatments, while interest in internet intervention does not appear to be associated with the desire for help in mental health, pain, or tobacco use...
  13. pmc Multimodal e-mental health treatment for depression: a feasibility trial
    David C Mohr
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, United States
    J Med Internet Res 12:e48. 2010
    ..The intervention required frequent brief log-ins for self-monitoring and feedback as well as email and brief telephone support guided by a theory-driven manualized protocol...
  14. doi request reprint Telephone-administered cognitive behavioral therapy for veterans served by community-based outpatient clinics
    David C Mohr
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University, and Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Hines Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Hines, Illinois, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 79:261-5. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate T-CBT for the treatment of depression among veterans served by community-based outpatient clinics (CBOCs) outside of major urban areas...
  15. pmc Supportive accountability: a model for providing human support to enhance adherence to eHealth interventions
    David C Mohr
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, United States
    J Med Internet Res 13:e30. 2011
    ..Each component of the proposed model is a testable hypothesis. As we develop viable human support models, these should be manualized to facilitate dissemination...
  16. 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...
  17. pmc Impact of psychotherapy on insomnia symptoms in patients with depression and multiple sclerosis
    Kelly Glazer Baron
    Department of Neurology, Northwestern University, 710 N Lake Shore Dr, 5th Floor, Chicago, IL 60601, USA
    J Behav Med 34:92-101. 2011
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  18. 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...
  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 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...
  21. 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...
  22. pmc Comorbid anxiety disorders and treatment of depression in people with multiple sclerosis
    Michelle Nicole Burns
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, 680 N Lake Shore Drive, Suite 1220, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Rehabil Psychol 55:255-62. 2010
    ..We examined such outcomes for people with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and depression, with versus without comorbid anxiety disorders...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  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. 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...
  28. pmc Moderating effects of coping on the relationship between stress and the development of new brain lesions in multiple sclerosis
    David C Mohr
    University of California, VAMC, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Psychosom Med 64:803-9. 2002
    ..This study examined the hypothesis that coping moderates the subsequent relationship between stress and the development of new brain lesions in MS...
  29. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. ncbi request reprint A meta-analysis of cortisol response to challenge in human aging: importance of gender
    Christian Otte
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 30:80-91. 2005
    ..Prospective studies should explore whether the higher cortisol response in the elderly is a risk factor for developing neuropsychiatric and medical disorders...
  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 Depression and cortisol responses to psychological stress: a meta-analysis
    Heather M Burke
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 30:846-56. 2005
    ..This blunted reactivity-impaired recovery pattern observed among the afternoon studies was most pronounced in studies with older and more severely depressed patients...
  34. 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...
  35. 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...
  36. 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...

Research Grants13

  1. Telephone Versus Face-to-Face Administration of CBT for Depression
    David Mohr; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This research has the potential to produce a manualized T-CBT program that could extend treatment to many populations who are currently unable to access care. ..
  2. A Controlled Trial of CBT for MS Inflammation
    David Mohr; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..We also wilt enhance our understanding of mechanisms by examining potential psychosocial, immune, and endocrine mediators of the relationship betweenSLEs and clinical and neuroimaging markers of MS inflammation. ..
  3. TELEPHONE PSYCHOTHERAPY--TREATMENT OF DEPRESSION IN MS
    David Mohr; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..If the treatment proves efficacious, it will result in a validated form of telephone CBT for the treatment of depression that can be provided to MS patients independent of their mobility status or geographic location. ..
  4. Telephone Versus Face-to-Face Administration of CBT for Depression
    DAVID CURTIS MOHR; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This research has the potential to produce a manualized T-CBT program that could extend treatment to many populations who are currently unable to access care. ..