Affiliation: Northwestern University
- Comparative effectiveness of medication versus cognitive-behavioral therapy in a randomized controlled trial of low-income young minority women with depressionJuned Siddique
Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
J Consult Clin Psychol 80:995-1006. 2012..To examine whether there are latent trajectory classes in response to treatment and whether they moderate the effects of medication versus psychotherapy...
- Using latent variable modeling and multiple imputation to calibrate rater bias in diagnosis assessmentJuned Siddique
Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
Stat Med 30:160-74. 2011..Results are compared with an analysis that uses the original diagnoses and show that calibrating the PTSD diagnoses can yield different inferences...
- Trends in prenatal ultrasound use in the United States: 1995 to 2006Juned Siddique
Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
Med Care 47:1129-35. 2009..While controversy continues about the appropriateness of routine ultrasound screening, there are little data on actual clinical practices or trends in the United States...
- Screening tests during prenatal care: does practice follow the evidence?Juned Siddique
Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
Matern Child Health J 16:51-9. 2012..Anemia screening conforms closely to recommendations. The USPSTF does not recommend for or against universal diabetes screening using OGTT. Women appear to receive OGTT routinely...
- Integrating technology into standard weight loss treatment: a randomized controlled trialBonnie Spring
Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 680 N Lake Shore Dr, Ste 1220, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
JAMA Intern Med 173:105-11. 2013..A challenge in intensive obesity treatment is making care scalable. Little is known about whether the outcome of physician-directed weight loss treatment can be improved by adding mobile technology...
- Prospective examination of anxiety and depression before and during confirmed and pseudoexacerbations in patients with multiple sclerosisMichelle 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...
- Effect of telephone-administered vs face-to-face cognitive behavioral therapy on adherence to therapy and depression outcomes among primary care patients: a randomized trialDavid 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...
- Interest in behavioral and psychological treatments delivered face-to-face, by telephone, and by internetDavid 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...
- A randomized trial of stress management for the prevention of new brain lesions in MSDavid 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...
- Diffusing capacity predicts long-term survival after lung resection for cancerMark K Ferguson
Department of Surgery, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 41:e81-6. 2012..Diffusing capacity (DLCO) is a predictor of complications after resection for lung cancer. We sought to determine whether DLCO is also prognostic for long-term survival after lung resection for cancer...
- A smartphone-supported weight loss program: design of the ENGAGED randomized controlled trialChristine A Pellegrini
Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 680 N, Lake Shore Drive, Suite 1400, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
BMC Public Health 12:1041. 2012..The ENGAGED study is a theory-guided, randomized controlled trial designed to examine the feasibility and efficacy of an abbreviated smartphone-supported weight loss program...
- A comparison of four prenatal care indices in birth outcome models: comparable results for predicting small-for-gestational-age outcome but different results for preterm birth or infant mortalityTyler J VanderWeele
University of Chicago, Department of Health Studies, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
J Clin Epidemiol 62:438-45. 2009..This investigation compared the performance of the Kessner index, the GINDEX, the adequacy of prenatal care utilization (APNCU) and certain variants of the APNCU in such outcome models...
- Blood pressure trajectories in early adulthood and subclinical atherosclerosis in middle ageNorrina B Allen
Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois
JAMA 311:490-7. 2014..Single measures of blood pressure (BP) levels are associated with the development of atherosclerosis; however, long-term patterns in BP and their effect on cardiovascular disease risk are poorly characterized...
- Cardiopulmonary resuscitation outcomes in hospitalized community-dwelling individuals and nursing home residents based on activities of daily livingElmer D Abbo
Department of Medicine, Section of Hospital Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 61:34-9. 2013..To determine whether poor functional status is associated with worse outcomes after attempted cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)...
- The South Asian Heart Lifestyle Intervention (SAHELI) study to improve cardiovascular risk factors in a community setting: design and methodsNamratha R Kandula
Department of General Internal Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 750 N Lake Shore Drive, 10th Floor, Chicago, IL 60611, USA Electronic address
Contemp Clin Trials 36:479-87. 2013..Results of this pilot study will provide preliminary data about the efficacy of a lifestyle intervention on CVD risk in SAs and inform community-engaged CVD prevention efforts in an increasingly diverse U.S. population. ..
- Evidence that women meeting physical activity guidelines do not sit less: an observational inclinometry studyLynette L Craft
Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:122. 2012....
- Multiple behavior changes in diet and activity: a randomized controlled trial using mobile technologyBonnie Spring
Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University, 680 N Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
Arch Intern Med 172:789-96. 2012..Many patients exhibit multiple chronic disease risk behaviors. Research provides little information about advice that can maximize simultaneous health behavior changes...
- Comorbid anxiety disorders and treatment of depression in people with multiple sclerosisMichelle 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...
- Modeling major lung resection outcomes using classification trees and multiple imputation techniquesMark K Ferguson
Department of Surgery, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 34:1085-9. 2008..Deletion of cases with missing data also results in loss of precision. The current study analyzes incomplete variables as potential predictors of outcomes after major lung resection using imputation techniques...
- Health disparities in pediatric cochlear implantation: an audiologic perspectiveErin Kirkham
University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Ear Hear 30:515-25. 2009....
- Relationship between quality of care and functional decline in hospitalized vulnerable eldersVineet M Arora
Department of Medicine, Section of General Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
Med Care 47:895-901. 2009..The relationship between POC-QIs for hospitalized older patients and functional decline, a relevant outcome for older patients, is unknown...