Peter Lewinsohn

Summary

Affiliation: Oregon Research Institute
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Sibling similarity for MDD: evidence for shared familial factors
    Thomas M Olino
    Department of Psychology, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794 2500, United States
    J Affect Disord 94:211-8. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale (CES-D) as a screening instrument for depression among community-residing older adults
    P M Lewinsohn
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene 97403 1983, USA
    Psychol Aging 12:277-87. 1997
  3. ncbi request reprint The prevalence and co-morbidity of subthreshold psychiatric conditions
    Peter M Lewinsohn
    Oregon Research Institute, 1715 Franklin Blvd, Eugene, Oregon 97403 1983, USA
    Psychol Med 34:613-22. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in eating disorder symptoms in young adults
    Peter M Lewinsohn
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene, Oregon 97403 1983, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 32:426-40. 2002
  5. pmc Problematic eating and feeding behaviors of 36-month-old children
    Peter M Lewinsohn
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene, Oregon 97403, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 38:208-19. 2005
  6. pmc Psychosocial impairment in offspring of depressed parents
    Peter M Lewinsohn
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene, OR 97403 1983, USA
    Psychol Med 35:1493-503. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint The symptomatic expression of major depressive disorder in adolescents and young adults
    Peter M Lewinsohn
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene 97403 1983, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 112:244-52. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial functioning of young adults who have experienced and recovered from major depressive disorder during adolescence
    Peter M Lewinsohn
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene 97403 1983, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 112:353-63. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Family study of subthreshold depressive symptoms: risk factor for MDD?
    Peter M Lewinsohn
    Oregon Research Institute, 1715 Franklin Boulevard, Eugene, OR 97403 1983, USA
    J Affect Disord 77:149-57. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Comparability of self-report checklist and interview data in the assessment of stressful life events in young adults
    Peter M Lewinsohn
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene 97403 1983, USA
    Psychol Rep 93:459-71. 2003

Research Grants

  1. NATURAL HISTORY OF DEPRESSION IN ADOLESCENTS
    Peter Lewinsohn; Fiscal Year: 1993
  2. NATURAL HISTORY OF DEPRESSION IN ADOLESCENTS
    Peter Lewinsohn; Fiscal Year: 2001
  3. PARENTAL DEPRESSION AND INFANT DEVELOPMENT
    Peter Lewinsohn; Fiscal Year: 2002

Detail Information

Publications49

  1. ncbi request reprint Sibling similarity for MDD: evidence for shared familial factors
    Thomas M Olino
    Department of Psychology, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794 2500, United States
    J Affect Disord 94:211-8. 2006
    ..Sibling designs have the potential to identify familial factors that are shared and unshared between siblings. Unfortunately, this methodology has rarely been applied to mood disorders...
  2. ncbi request reprint Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale (CES-D) as a screening instrument for depression among community-residing older adults
    P M Lewinsohn
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene 97403 1983, USA
    Psychol Aging 12:277-87. 1997
    ..This conclusion must be tempered by the fact that the sample did not include participants with the more disabling forms of cognitive or functional impairment and physical illness...
  3. ncbi request reprint The prevalence and co-morbidity of subthreshold psychiatric conditions
    Peter M Lewinsohn
    Oregon Research Institute, 1715 Franklin Blvd, Eugene, Oregon 97403 1983, USA
    Psychol Med 34:613-22. 2004
    ..The purpose was to examine rates of co-morbidity among subthreshold disorders and between subthreshold and full-syndrome disorders for the major non-psychotic classes of disorders from DSM-IV...
  4. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in eating disorder symptoms in young adults
    Peter M Lewinsohn
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene, Oregon 97403 1983, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 32:426-40. 2002
    ..The major goal of this study was to identify problematic eating behaviors and attitudes in young men and compare them with those of young women...
  5. pmc Problematic eating and feeding behaviors of 36-month-old children
    Peter M Lewinsohn
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene, Oregon 97403, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 38:208-19. 2005
    ..We incorporated selected items from several existing instruments to create a comprehensive multifactorial instrument to measure problematic eating behaviors in young children and to examine the prevalences and correlates of these behaviors...
  6. pmc Psychosocial impairment in offspring of depressed parents
    Peter M Lewinsohn
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene, OR 97403 1983, USA
    Psychol Med 35:1493-503. 2005
    ..Offspring of depressed parents experience impairment in a number of domains of functioning. Few studies have examined the impact of both maternal and paternal depression and co-morbid psychopathology on offspring functioning...
  7. ncbi request reprint The symptomatic expression of major depressive disorder in adolescents and young adults
    Peter M Lewinsohn
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene 97403 1983, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 112:244-52. 2003
    ..Age did not significantly influence the symptom picture. Stability of specific symptoms and episode severity across episodes was low. The results are discussed within the context of a stressor-symptom matching model...
  8. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial functioning of young adults who have experienced and recovered from major depressive disorder during adolescence
    Peter M Lewinsohn
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene 97403 1983, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 112:353-63. 2003
    ..Accounting for levels of functioning in adolescence or for current depression at age 24 eliminated the remaining associations. The implications of these findings for efforts to prevent MDD in adolescence are discussed...
  9. ncbi request reprint Family study of subthreshold depressive symptoms: risk factor for MDD?
    Peter M Lewinsohn
    Oregon Research Institute, 1715 Franklin Boulevard, Eugene, OR 97403 1983, USA
    J Affect Disord 77:149-57. 2003
    ..MDD): (a) is there an elevated rate of MDD in the relatives of probands with SubD? (b) does SubD aggregate in the families of probands with MDD and SubD? (c) is the relationship between SubD and familial psychopathology specific to MDD?..
  10. ncbi request reprint Comparability of self-report checklist and interview data in the assessment of stressful life events in young adults
    Peter M Lewinsohn
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene 97403 1983, USA
    Psychol Rep 93:459-71. 2003
    ..Contrary to expectation, stress scores from the interview assessment did not result in stronger associations with depression. Recommendations for assessment of stressful life events are offered...
  11. ncbi request reprint Bipolar disorder in adolescence and young adulthood
    Peter M Lewinsohn
    Oregon Research Institute, 1715 Franklin Boulevard, Eugene, OR 97403 1983, USA
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 11:461-75, vii. 2002
    ..Adolescent BD showed significant continuity across developmental periods and was associated with adverse outcomes during young adulthood. Subthreshold BD results provide partial support for a bipolar spectrum...
  12. pmc Separation anxiety disorder in childhood as a risk factor for future mental illness
    Peter M Lewinsohn
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene, OR 97403, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 47:548-55. 2008
    ..To ascertain the extent to which childhood separation anxiety disorder (SAD) confers risk for the development of psychopathology during young adulthood (ages 19-30)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Depression-related psychosocial variables: are they specific to depression in adolescents?
    P M Lewinsohn
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene 97403 1983, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 106:365-75. 1997
    ..Implications of these findings for psychosocial theories of depression are discussed...
  14. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in anxiety disorders and anxiety symptoms in adolescents
    P M Lewinsohn
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene 97403 1983, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 107:109-17. 1998
    ..Psychosocial variables that were correlated with both anxiety and gender were identified. Statistically controlling for these variables did not eliminate the gender differences in prevalence or anxiety symptom means...
  15. ncbi request reprint First onset versus recurrence of depression: differential processes of psychosocial risk
    P M Lewinsohn
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene 97403 1983, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 108:483-9. 1999
    ..The results provide support for the 3 hypotheses and suggest that distinct processes are involved in the onset of first and recurrent episodes of MDD...
  16. ncbi request reprint Level of current and past adolescent cigarette smoking as predictors of future substance use disorders in young adulthood
    P M Lewinsohn
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene 97403 1983, USA
    Addiction 94:913-21. 1999
    ..This study examined the impact of adolescent cigarette smoking (life-time use, recency, frequency and age of onset) on the occurrence of substance use disorders during young adulthood...
  17. ncbi request reprint Clinical implications of "subthreshold" depressive symptoms
    P M Lewinsohn
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene 97403 1983, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 109:345-51. 2000
    ..Limitations of the present study are discussed...
  18. ncbi request reprint Bipolar disorder during adolescence and young adulthood in a community sample
    P M Lewinsohn
    Oregon Reserch Institute, Eugene, 97403 1983, USA
    Bipolar Disord 2:281-93. 2000
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  19. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in suicide attempts from adolescence to young adulthood
    P M Lewinsohn
    Oregon Research Institute, 1715 Franklin Blvd, Eugene, OR 97403 1983, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 40:427-34. 2001
    ..To examine associations of age, gender, and psychosocial factors during adolescence with risk of suicide attempt between ages 19 and 23 years...
  20. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of cognitive diathesis-stress models in predicting major depressive disorder in adolescents
    P M Lewinsohn
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene 97403 1983, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 110:203-15. 2001
    ..For participants who scored either very high or very low on both dysfunctional attitudes and negative attributional style, nonsignificant findings were obtained...
  21. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric disorders, familial factors, and cigarette smoking: III. Associations with cessation by young adulthood among daily smokers
    Paul Rohde
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene, OR 97403 1983, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 6:509-22. 2004
    ..The causal nature of the significant associations and the degree to which modification of these factors increases the probability of future smoking cessation deserve further attention...
  22. pmc Association of parental depression with psychiatric course from adolescence to young adulthood among formerly depressed individuals
    Paul Rohde
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene, OR 97403 1983, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 114:409-20. 2005
    ..Recurrent paternal MDD was associated with depression recurrence in daughters but not sons. The impact of parental MDD on offspring could not be attributed to characteristics of the offspring's depression prior to age 19...
  23. pmc Psychosocial functioning of adults who experienced substance use disorders as adolescents
    Paul Rohde
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene, OR 97403 1983, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 21:155-64. 2007
    ..Adolescent SUD is associated with numerous functioning difficulties at age 30, some of which appear to be related to recurrent SUD, comorbid adolescent disorders, or functioning problems already evident in adolescence...
  24. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric disorders, familial factors, and cigarette smoking: II. Associations with progression to daily smoking
    Paul Rohde
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene, OR, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 6:119-32. 2004
    ..Limitations of the present study and future research directions are noted...
  25. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric disorders, familial factors and cigarette smoking: I. Associations with smoking initiation
    Paul Rohde
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene, OR 97403 1983, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 5:85-98. 2003
    ..Results underscore the potential importance of assessing and treating psychiatric disorders in smoking prevention and cessation efforts...
  26. ncbi request reprint Family study of chronic depression in a community sample of young adults
    Daniel N Klein
    Department of Psychology, Stony Brook University, NY 11794 2500, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 161:646-53. 2004
    ..The validity of the distinctions between dysthymic disorder, chronic major depressive disorder, and episodic major depressive disorder was examined in a family study of a large community sample of young adults...
  27. ncbi request reprint Mixed anxiety depression: taxometric exploration of the validity of a diagnostic category in youth
    Norman B Schmidt
    Department of Psychology, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 1270, United States
    J Affect Disord 98:83-9. 2007
    ..Mixed anxiety depression (MAD) is a provisional diagnosis in the DSM-IV. This study determined whether MAD represents a discrete category thereby evaluating the validity of MAD as a diagnostic entity...
  28. ncbi request reprint Major depressive disorder in adolescence: the role of subthreshold symptoms
    Katholiki Georgiades
    Offord Centre for Child Studies and the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 45:936-44. 2006
    ..To examine the longitudinal association between individual subthreshold symptoms and onset of major depressive disorder (MDD) in adolescence...
  29. ncbi request reprint Characterizing major depression phenotypes by presence and type of psychomotor disturbance in adolescents and young adults
    Adam M Leventhal
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Depress Anxiety 25:575-92. 2008
    ..Retarded depression evidenced little stability or heritability. These findings offer partial support of the phenotypic status of agitated and agitated-retarded depression in youths...
  30. pmc Intergenerational transmission of internalizing problems: effects of parental and grandparental major depressive disorder on child behavior
    Jeremy W Pettit
    Department of Psychology, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77204 5022, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 37:640-50. 2008
    ..These effects were robust to statistical adjustments for status variables and parental relationship measures but not to adjustment for concurrent parental depressive symptoms...
  31. pmc Longitudinal associations between depressive and anxiety disorders: a comparison of two trait models
    Thomas M Olino
    Department of Psychology, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794 2500, USA
    Psychol Med 38:353-63. 2008
    ....
  32. pmc Influence of parental and grandparental major depressive disorder on behavior problems in early childhood: a three-generation study
    Thomas M Olino
    Department of Psychology, State University of New York at Stony Brook, NY 11794 2500, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 47:53-60. 2008
    ..This aim of this study was to examine the influence of grandparental (G1) and parental (G2) major depressive disorder (MDD) and other forms of psychopathology on behavior problems in very young offspring (G3)...
  33. pmc Implications of the DSM's emphasis on sadness and anhedonia in major depressive disorder
    Julia D Buckner
    Department of Psychology, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32312 1270, USA
    Psychiatry Res 159:25-30. 2008
    ..Differential symptom expression could have important implications for the etiology, prevention, and treatment of MDD...
  34. doi request reprint Prospective relations between melancholia and substance use disorders
    Adam M Leventhal
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA adam
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 34:259-67. 2008
    ..Associations were robust when controlling for clinical severity/chronicity. Alcohol and cannabis use disorders were not robustly associated with melancholia...
  35. ncbi request reprint Propagation of major depressive disorder: relationship between first episode symptoms and recurrence
    Jeremy W Pettit
    Department of Psychology, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77204 5022, USA
    Psychiatry Res 141:271-8. 2006
    ..First episode depressed mood, increased appetite, and female gender may serve as specific risk factors for recurrence. The centrality of depressed mood to major depressive disorder is highlighted...
  36. ncbi request reprint Substance use disorder characteristics and externalizing problems among inpatient adolescent smokers
    Ana M Abrantes
    Butler Hospital Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 37:391-9. 2005
    ..The results of this study point to potentially important clinical implications such as tailoring prevention and intervention efforts according to type of externalizing symptomatology and gender...
  37. ncbi request reprint Is major depressive disorder or dysthymia more strongly associated with bulimia nervosa?
    Marisol Perez
    Department of Psychology, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida 32306 1270, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 36:55-61. 2004
    ..Few studies have investigated the specific associations of major depression versus dysthymia with eating disorders...
  38. ncbi request reprint Respiratory symptoms and mental disorders among youth: results from a prospective, longitudinal study
    Renee D Goodwin
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University and the Oregon Research Institute, USA
    Psychosom Med 66:943-9. 2004
    ..To determine the relationship between respiratory symptoms and mental disorders among youth in the community, and to investigate possible mechanisms of these linkages...
  39. ncbi request reprint Psychopathology in the adolescent and young adult offspring of a community sample of mothers and fathers with major depression
    Daniel N Klein
    Department of Psychology, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794 2500, USA
    Psychol Med 35:353-65. 2005
    ..There is a large literature indicating that the offspring of mothers with Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) are at increased risk for depression. However, much less is known about the effects of paternal MDD on offspring psychopathology...
  40. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking and panic attacks among young adults in the community: the role of parental smoking and anxiety disorders
    Renee D Goodwin
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 58:686-93. 2005
    ..The goal of the current study is to examine the association between cigarette smoking and panic attacks and panic disorder among youth and to investigate parental anxiety disorders and parental cigarette smoking in these links...
  41. ncbi request reprint Is pubertal timing associated with psychopathology in young adulthood
    Julia A Graber
    Department of Psychology, University of Florida, Gainesville, 32611 2250, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 43:718-26. 2004
    ..This investigation tested whether the timing of puberty continued to be associated with experiences of psychopathology (symptoms and disorders) from mid-adolescence into young adulthood...
  42. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial adjustment in young adulthood of women who experienced an eating disorder during adolescence
    Ruth H Striegel-Moore
    Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 42:587-93. 2003
    ..To examine the impact of an adolescent eating disorder on psychosocial adjustment in young adulthood...
  43. ncbi request reprint The core of loneliness: lack of pleasurable engagement--more so than painful disconnection--predicts social impairment, depression onset, and recovery from depressive disorders among adolescents
    Thomas E Joiner
    Department of Psychology, Florida State University, Tallahassee 32306 1270, USA
    J Pers Assess 79:472-91. 2002
    ..We discuss theoretical and clinical implications...
  44. ncbi request reprint Parents' reports of the body shape and feeding habits of 36-month-old children: an investigation of gender differences
    Jill M Holm-Denoma
    Department of Psychology, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida 32306 1270, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 38:228-35. 2005
    ..The current study examined parental perception of offspring body shape, differential reporting of offspring eating behaviors by mothers and fathers, and gender-specific patterns of offspring feeding habits...
  45. pmc Specificity of social anxiety disorder as a risk factor for alcohol and cannabis dependence
    Julia D Buckner
    Department of Psychology, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 1270, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 42:230-9. 2008
    ..Among the internalizing disorders, SAD appears to serve as a unique risk factor for the subsequent onset of cannabis and alcohol dependence...
  46. ncbi request reprint Development and natural history of mood disorders
    E Jane Costello
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 52:529-42. 2002
    ..A diverse program of multidisciplinary research is recommended to reduce the burden on children and families affected with these conditions...
  47. ncbi request reprint Clinical features of major depressive disorder in adolescents and their relatives: impact on familial aggregation, implications for phenotype definition, and specificity of transmission
    Daniel N Klein
    Department of Psychology, State University of New York at Stony Brook, 11794 2500, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 111:98-106. 2002
    ..Depression severity best distinguished the relatives of depressed adolescents from relatives of controls. Specific clinical features did not aggregate in families...
  48. ncbi request reprint A cross-cultural investigation of cognitions and depressive symptoms in adolescents
    Sunita Mahtani Stewart
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, 75390 8589, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 113:248-57. 2004
    ..There was some support for the hypothesis that self-efficacy is less salient in collective compared with individualistic cultures. These findings extend cognitive theories of depression to a non-Western culture...
  49. ncbi request reprint A taxometric investigation of unipolar depression in a large community sample
    Ari Solomon
    Department of Psychology, Williams College, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA
    Psychol Med 36:973-85. 2006
    ..We therefore applied Meehl's taxometric method to a large, clinically heterogeneous sample, and examined the latent structure of depressive episodes using both self-report and structured clinical interview data...

Research Grants20

  1. NATURAL HISTORY OF DEPRESSION IN ADOLESCENTS
    Peter Lewinsohn; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..Assuming that we can demonstrate high participation rate and can successfully pilot our procedures, we will request funding to compete the T(3) assessments with all eligible Ss (Years 03, 04, 05 and 06)...
  2. NATURAL HISTORY OF DEPRESSION IN ADOLESCENTS
    Peter Lewinsohn; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The proposed study is entirely consistent with these recommendations. ..
  3. PARENTAL DEPRESSION AND INFANT DEVELOPMENT
    Peter Lewinsohn; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This information is important for the design of preventative interventions intended to reduce the deleterious effects of parental depression on children. ..