Martha Sajatovic

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of quetiapine and risperidone against depressive symptoms in outpatients with psychosis
    Martha Sajatovic
    Department of Psychiatry, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 63:1156-63. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Insight into illness and attitudes toward medications among inpatients with schizophrenia
    Martha Sajatovic
    Department of Psychiatry, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 53:1319-21. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Aripiprazole therapy in 20 older adults with bipolar disorder: a 12-week, open-label trial
    Martha Sajatovic
    Department of Psychiatry, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 69:41-6. 2008
  4. pmc Correlates of treatment response in depressed older adults with bipolar disorder
    Ariel Gildengers
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 25:37-42. 2012
  5. pmc Personal and societal construction of illness among individuals with rapid-cycling bipolar disorder: a life-trajectory perspective
    Martha Sajatovic
    Department of Psychiatry, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:718-26. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Menopause knowledge and subjective experience among peri- and postmenopausal women with bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and major depression
    Martha Sajatovic
    Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 194:173-8. 2006
  7. pmc Predictors of non-stabilization during the combination therapy of lithium and divalproex in rapid cycling bipolar disorder: a post-hoc analysis of two studies
    Keming Gao
    Department of Psychiatry, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Psychopharmacol Bull 43:23-38. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Methodological challenges in psychiatric treatment adherence research
    Dawn Velligan
    Department of Psychiatry, Mail Stop 7797, The University of Texas Health Science Center, 7704 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Clin Schizophr Relat Psychoses 4:74-91. 2010
  9. pmc Impact of psychiatric and social characteristics on HIV sexual risk behavior in Puerto Rican women with severe mental illness
    Emily Lenore Goldman Heaphy
    School of Medicine, Room E202, Division of Infectious Diseases, Case Western Reserve University, 10900 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106 4984, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 45:1043-54. 2010
  10. pmc Medication treatment perceptions, concerns and expectations among depressed individuals with Type I Bipolar Disorder
    Martha Sajatovic
    Department of Psychiatry, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio, United States
    J Affect Disord 115:360-6. 2009

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  1. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of quetiapine and risperidone against depressive symptoms in outpatients with psychosis
    Martha Sajatovic
    Department of Psychiatry, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 63:1156-63. 2002
    ..The objective of this study was to compare the efficacy and tolerability of quetiapine and risperidone for the treatment of depressive symptoms in outpatients with psychosis...
  2. ncbi request reprint Insight into illness and attitudes toward medications among inpatients with schizophrenia
    Martha Sajatovic
    Department of Psychiatry, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 53:1319-21. 2002
    ..However, the change was not large enough to differentiate the conventional antipsychotic treatment group from the other treatment groups...
  3. ncbi request reprint Aripiprazole therapy in 20 older adults with bipolar disorder: a 12-week, open-label trial
    Martha Sajatovic
    Department of Psychiatry, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 69:41-6. 2008
    ..Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of bipolar mania and for the long-term treatment of bipolar disorder. This study is an open-label, prospective trial of aripiprazole therapy in 20 older adult patients with bipolar disorder...
  4. pmc Correlates of treatment response in depressed older adults with bipolar disorder
    Ariel Gildengers
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 25:37-42. 2012
    ..To identify baseline clinical factors associated with acute treatment response in depressed older adults with bipolar disorder (BD) receiving lamotrigine...
  5. pmc Personal and societal construction of illness among individuals with rapid-cycling bipolar disorder: a life-trajectory perspective
    Martha Sajatovic
    Department of Psychiatry, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:718-26. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the subjective experience of illness among 19 men and women with rapid cycling bipolar disorder receiving treatment at an academic psychiatry clinic...
  6. ncbi request reprint Menopause knowledge and subjective experience among peri- and postmenopausal women with bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and major depression
    Martha Sajatovic
    Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 194:173-8. 2006
    ..Larger-scale studies evaluating the effects of menopause on serious mental illness are needed to clarify how menopause affects illness outcomes in women with serious mental illness...
  7. pmc Predictors of non-stabilization during the combination therapy of lithium and divalproex in rapid cycling bipolar disorder: a post-hoc analysis of two studies
    Keming Gao
    Department of Psychiatry, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Psychopharmacol Bull 43:23-38. 2010
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Methodological challenges in psychiatric treatment adherence research
    Dawn Velligan
    Department of Psychiatry, Mail Stop 7797, The University of Texas Health Science Center, 7704 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Clin Schizophr Relat Psychoses 4:74-91. 2010
    ..Finally, the panel identified a broad range of intervention approaches, and conditions under which these interventions are likely to be most effective at reducing barriers to adherence and reinforcing adherence behavior...
  9. pmc Impact of psychiatric and social characteristics on HIV sexual risk behavior in Puerto Rican women with severe mental illness
    Emily Lenore Goldman Heaphy
    School of Medicine, Room E202, Division of Infectious Diseases, Case Western Reserve University, 10900 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106 4984, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 45:1043-54. 2010
    ....
  10. pmc Medication treatment perceptions, concerns and expectations among depressed individuals with Type I Bipolar Disorder
    Martha Sajatovic
    Department of Psychiatry, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio, United States
    J Affect Disord 115:360-6. 2009
    ..This cross-sectional study combined qualitative and quantitative approaches to evaluate perceived treatment effects, concerns and expectations among 90 individuals with BD...
  11. pmc Predictors of nonadherence among individuals with bipolar disorder receiving treatment in a community mental health clinic
    Martha Sajatovic
    Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 50:100-7. 2009
    ..This cross-sectional analysis examined clinical and subjective variables in relation to adherence in 140 individuals with BPD receiving treatment with mood-stabilizing medication...
  12. pmc Depression symptom ratings in geriatric patients with bipolar mania
    Martha Sajatovic
    Department of Psychiatry, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 26:1201-8. 2011
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  13. pmc Six-month outcomes of customized adherence enhancement (CAE) therapy in bipolar disorder
    Martha Sajatovic
    Department of Psychiatry Department of Neurology and Neurological Outcomes Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Bipolar Disord 14:291-300. 2012
    ..This was a six-month prospective trial of a CAE among 43 medication non-adherent individuals with BD who were receiving treatment in a community mental health clinic (CMHC)...
  14. pmc Substance use and HIV risk in a sample of severely mentally Ill Puerto Rican women
    Sana Loue
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Center for Minority Public Health, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, WG74 B, 10900 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106 4945, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 13:681-9. 2011
    ..The content of any intervention must address past and current trauma and its relationship to substance use and HIV risk, as well as strategies to prevent HIV transmission...
  15. ncbi request reprint Menopause-related quality of life in chronically mentally ill women
    Susan Hatters Friedman
    Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals of Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    Int J Psychiatry Med 35:259-71. 2005
    ..Menopause is an important life event that has not yet been well characterized among women with severe mental illness. Our goal was to evaluate menopause-related quality of life among severely mentally ill women...
  16. pmc Multisite, open-label, prospective trial of lamotrigine for geriatric bipolar depression: a preliminary report
    Martha Sajatovic
    Department of Psychiatry, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Bipolar Disord 13:294-302. 2011
    ..This is a multisite, 12-week, open-label trial of lamotrigine augmentation in 57 older adults (≥ 60 years; mean ± SD age = 66.5 ± 6.7 years) with either type I or type II bipolar depression...
  17. doi request reprint Customized adherence enhancement for individuals with bipolar disorder receiving antipsychotic therapy
    Martha Sajatovic
    Department of Psychiatry, Case Western Reserve University, 10524 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 63:176-8. 2012
    ..A three-month prospective trial of a psychosocial intervention--customized adherence enhancement (CAE)--was conducted with 43 medication-nonadherent individuals with bipolar disorder...
  18. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and management of bipolar disorder with comorbid anxiety in the elderly
    Martha Sajatovic
    Department of Psychiatry, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:21-7. 2006
    ..Unfortunately, few evidence-based studies are available to guide the treating clinician in the management of these vulnerable patients, many of whom have additional psychiatric or medical comorbidity...
  19. ncbi request reprint Attitudes regarding the collaborative practice model and treatment adherence among individuals with bipolar disorder
    Martha Sajatovic
    Department of Psychiatry, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 46:272-7. 2005
    ..It is important that clinicians and care providers gather information related to patients' perceptions of the patient-provider relationship when designing or evaluating services aimed at enhancing treatment adherence...
  20. pmc Prescription patterns of psychotropic medications in elderly compared with younger participants who achieved a "recovered" status in the systematic treatment enhancement program for bipolar disorder
    Rayan K Al Jurdi
    Department of Psychiatry, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:922-33. 2008
    ..This study compares prescription patterns between young adults and elderly with bipolar disorder who achieved a recovery status during the Systematic Treatment Enhancement Program for Bipolar Disorder (STEP-BD)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Adjunct extended-release valproate semisodium in late life schizophrenia
    Martha Sajatovic
    Department of Psychiatry, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 23:142-7. 2008
    ..This prospective, 12-week open label study evaluated adjunct extended-release valproate semisodium (divalproex) in 20 older adults with schizophrenia...
  22. ncbi request reprint Age comparison of treatment adherence with antipsychotic medications among individuals with bipolar disorder
    Martha Sajatovic
    Psychiatry and Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:992-8. 2007
    ..We compared adherence with antipsychotic medication among older (age 60 and older) and younger individuals using a large case registry (n = 73,964)...
  23. ncbi request reprint Treatment adherence with lithium and anticonvulsant medications among patients with bipolar disorder
    Martha Sajatovic
    Department of Psychiatry, Case Western Reserve University, OH 44106 5000, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:855-63. 2007
    ..This study examined adherence with lithium and anticonvulsant medication among patients with bipolar disorder receiving treatment in Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) settings...
  24. doi request reprint Communication of potential benefits and harm to patients and payers in psychiatry: a review and commentary
    Renrong Wu
    Department of Psychiatry, Mood and Anxiety Clinic in Mood Disorders Program, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Clin Ther 33:B62-76. 2011
    ..Communicating potential benefits and harm to patients and payers is essential for high-quality care. However, there are no published guidelines or consensuses on how to communicate potential benefits and harm to patients and payers...
  25. doi request reprint Quetiapine for the treatment of bipolar mania in older adults
    Martha Sajatovic
    Department of Psychiatry, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Bipolar Disord 10:662-71. 2008
    ..The primary efficacy endpoint was the change from baseline in Young Mania Rating Scale (YMRS) total score at Day 21. A secondary endpoint was change from baseline in YMRS score at Day 84...
  26. doi request reprint Preliminary evidence for the integration of music into HIV prevention for severely mentally ill Latinas
    Sana Loue
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106 4945, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 10:489-95. 2008
    ..We report on our findings relating to the importance of music to Puerto Rican women with SMI and the implications for HIV prevention interventions with this population...
  27. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric comorbidity in older adults with bipolar disorder
    Martha Sajatovic
    Department of Psychiatry Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:582-7. 2006
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  28. doi request reprint Factors associated with prospective long-term treatment adherence among individuals with bipolar disorder
    Martha Sajatovic
    Department of Psychiatry, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106 5000, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 59:753-9. 2008
    ..The aim of this secondary analysis from a larger study was to identify the association between baseline variables and average treatment adherence over a subsequent three-year period...
  29. pmc A comparison of the life goals program and treatment as usual for individuals with bipolar disorder
    Martha Sajatovic
    Department of Psychiatry, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, 10524 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:1182-9. 2009
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint New-onset bipolar disorder in later life
    Martha Sajatovic
    Dept of Psychiatry, University Hospitals of Cleveland, 11100 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 13:282-9. 2005
    ..Selected differences were compared between new-onset and earlier-onset groups...
  31. pmc The relationship of gender and gender identity to treatment adherence among individuals with bipolar disorder
    Martha Sajatovic
    Department of Psychiatry and Department of Neurology, Neurological Outcomes Center, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Gend Med 8:261-8. 2011
    ..Gender identity is the subjective experience of one's individuality as male or female...
  32. pmc Gender differences in subjective experience and treatment of bipolar disorder
    Kathryn Kriegshauser
    Department of Psychiatry, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 198:370-2. 2010
    ..Selected differences in subjective illness experience between men and women might be used to inform gender-sensitive approaches to enhance treatment adherence among populations with BD...
  33. ncbi request reprint Subjective experience of recovery from schizophrenia-related disorders and atypical antipsychotics
    Janis H Jenkins
    Department of Anthropology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 51:211-27. 2005
    ..This article investigates the subjective experience of the process of improvement and recovery from the point of view of persons diagnosed (according to research diagnostic criteria) with schizophrenia and schizo-affective disorders...
  34. ncbi request reprint Why do persons with bipolar disorder stop their medication?
    Kavi K Devulapalli
    Case Western Reserve University, School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Psychopharmacol Bull 43:5-14. 2010
    ..The aim of this paper is to determine the most relevant aspects of adherence attitudes in a sample of bipolar patients selected for problems with adherence behavior...
  35. ncbi request reprint Bipolar disorder in older adult inpatients
    Martha Sajatovic
    Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 193:417-9. 2005
    ..Clinical characteristics may differ between individuals with early-onset and late-onset bipolar illness, and resource utilization may be extensive in both groups...
  36. doi request reprint Best practices: Optimizing care for people with serious mental illness and comorbid diabetes
    Martha Sajatovic
    Department of Psychiatry, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, 11100 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 62:1001-3. 2011
    ..A key feature of the intervention is the use of peer educators with serious mental illness and diabetes to teach and model self-management. Promising results from a 16-week trial are reported...
  37. doi request reprint Prospective trial of customized adherence enhancement plus long-acting injectable antipsychotic medication in homeless or recently homeless individuals with schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder
    Martha Sajatovic
    Departments of Psychiatry and Neurology, University Hospitals of Cleveland, 11100 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH
    J Clin Psychiatry 74:1249-55. 2013
    ....
  38. doi request reprint Treatments for patients with comorbid epilepsy and depression: a systematic literature review
    Prachi Mehndiratta
    Department of Neurology, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 28:36-40. 2013
    ..However, further research is needed in the form of randomized controlled clinical trials to establish appropriate pharmacological and psychosocial co-management of depression and epilepsy...
  39. doi request reprint REVIEW: Patient, treatment, and systems-level factors in bipolar disorder nonadherence: A summary of the literature
    Katherine Kovalski Busby
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH, USA
    CNS Neurosci Ther 16:308-15. 2010
    ..Careful assessment of treatment adherence (including partial adherence) should be included in all prospective bipolar treatment studies, and studies should be conducted to prospectively evaluate interventions to minimize nonadherence...
  40. ncbi request reprint Research with severely mentally ill Latinas: successful recruitment and retention strategies
    Sana Loue
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Center for Minority Public Health, School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, 10900 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106 4945, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 10:145-53. 2008
    ..Diverse strategies are required to address the impact of migration on follow-up, which may vary across groups...
  41. ncbi request reprint Age-related modifiers of clinical presentation and health service use among veterans with bipolar disorder
    Martha Sajatovic
    Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 55:1014-21. 2004
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Self-reported medication treatment adherence among veterans with bipolar disorder
    Martha Sajatovic
    Department of Psychiatry, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio 44106 5000, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:56-62. 2006
    ..Treatment nonadherence has been identified as an understudied, yet frequent, cause of relapse among patients with bipolar disorder. This study evaluated factors related to treatment adherence...
  43. ncbi request reprint Lamotrigine therapy in elderly patients with epilepsy, bipolar disorder or dementia
    Martha Sajatovic
    Department of Psychiatry, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:945-50. 2007
    ..In spite of circumstances that precipitate high use of anticonvulsants in geriatric populations, there is a paucity of data on the use of antiepileptic drugs in elderly patients with psychiatric and neurological disorders...
  44. ncbi request reprint Treatment adherence with antipsychotic medications in bipolar disorder
    Martha Sajatovic
    Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Bipolar Disord 8:232-41. 2006
    ..Using data from the VA National Psychosis Registry, we examined adherence with antipsychotic medications among patients with bipolar disorder (n = 73,964)...
  45. ncbi request reprint Risperidone for bipolar disorders
    Martha Sajatovic
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospitals of Cleveland, 11100 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Expert Rev Neurother 5:177-87. 2005
    ..Finally, a discussion of potential future directions, a summary of key issues and information resources are provided...
  46. doi request reprint Geriatric bipolar disorder
    Martha Sajatovic
    Department of Psychiatry, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, 11100 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 34:319-33, vii. 2011
    ..Additional research is needed to better understand the epidemiology, phenomenology, and treatment of geriatric bipolar disorder...
  47. ncbi request reprint Clinical characteristics and length of hospital stay among older adults with bipolar disorder, schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder, depression, and dementia
    Martha Sajatovic
    Department of Psychiatry, Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals of Cleveland, 11100 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 17:3-8. 2004
    ..Additional studies are needed on outcomes of serious chronic psychiatric illnesses in later life to optimize care environments for older adult psychiatric patients...
  48. doi request reprint Utilization of herbal and nutritional compounds among older adults with bipolar disorder and with major depression
    Daniel Keaton
    Department of Psychiatry, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 24:1087-93. 2009
    ..The goal of this study was to evaluate orally- ingested HNC use in individuals with bipolar disorder and with major depression...
  49. ncbi request reprint Behavioral characteristics in delusional pregnancy: a matched control group study
    Deborah S Rosch
    Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    Int J Psychiatry Med 32:295-303. 2002
    ..This is the first study to utilize a standardized mental disorder assessment tool, The Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale (BPRS) to evaluate a group of women with delusional pregnancy compared to a group of controls...
  50. ncbi request reprint Gender related differences in clinical characteristics and hospital based resource utilization among older adults with schizophrenia
    Martha Sajatovic
    Department of Psychiatry, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, 11100 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:542-8. 2002
    ....
  51. pmc Illness experience and reasons for nonadherence among individuals with bipolar disorder who are poorly adherent with medication
    Martha Sajatovic
    Department of Psychiatry, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 52:280-7. 2011
    ..This mixed-method analysis evaluated factors related to adherence among 20 poorly adherent community mental health clinic patients with bipolar disorder (BD)...
  52. ncbi request reprint Managing bipolar disorder in the elderly: defining the role of the newer agents
    Martha Sajatovic
    Case University School of Medicine and University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    Drugs Aging 22:39-54. 2005
    ..Information with ziprasidone and aripiprazole specific to geriatric bipolar disorder is still lacking...
  53. ncbi request reprint Is antipsychotic medication stigmatizing for people with mental illness?
    Martha Sajatovic
    Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    Int Rev Psychiatry 19:107-12. 2007
    ....
  54. doi request reprint Medical and psychiatric comorbidities among elderly individuals with bipolar disorder: a literature review
    Sonali V Lala
    Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH, USA
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 25:20-5. 2012
    ..The common comorbid conditions that accompany late-life bipolar disorder (BD) have not been well studied. This is a literature review on psychiatric and medical comorbidities among elderly individuals with BD...
  55. doi request reprint Psychosocial interventions for depression and anxiety in Parkinson's disease
    Sarah Yang
    Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH, USA
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 25:113-21. 2012
    ..Psychosocial or behavioral approaches are known to be effective for depression generally, but only a handful of studies have examined the role of psychosocial treatments of patients with depression in PD...
  56. pmc The relationship of bipolar disorder lifetime duration and vascular burden to cognition in older adults
    Ariel G Gildengers
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Bipolar Disord 12:851-8. 2010
    ..We also examine whether there are negative, synergistic effects between lifetime duration of BD and vascular disease burden on cognition...
  57. ncbi request reprint Primary prevention of psychiatric illness in special populations
    Martha Sajatovic
    Case Western Reserve University, School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Neurological Outcomes Center, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Ann Clin Psychiatry 22:262-73. 2010
    ....
  58. doi request reprint Extended-release lamotrigine in the treatment of patients with epilepsy
    Tanvir U Syed
    Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Neurologic Institute Neurologic Outcomes Center, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 11:1579-85. 2010
    ..This review focuses on the AED lamotrigine, with particular emphasis on the extended-release formulation, in the management of patients with epilepsy, and the significant clinical issues that may be relevant with once-daily AED therapy...
  59. ncbi request reprint Gender identity and implications for recovery among men and women with schizophrenia
    Martha Sajatovic
    Department of Psychiatry, Case Western Reserve University, 11100 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106 5000, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 56:96-8. 2005
    ..Both men and women scored lower on traditional masculine descriptive measures compared with persons without schizophrenia. This finding has important implications for recovery...
  60. ncbi request reprint Enhancement of treatment adherence among patients with bipolar disorder
    Martha Sajatovic
    Casae Western Reserve University, 11100 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106 5000, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 55:264-9. 2004
    ....
  61. ncbi request reprint Mental illness and menopause: a patient and family perspective
    Martha Sajatovic
    Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, and University Hospitals of Cleveland, OH, USA
    J Gend Specif Med 6:31-4. 2003
    ..This brief report describes the results of a survey of 39 patients with mental illness and their family members regarding perceived effects of menopause on mental illness...
  62. ncbi request reprint Treatment for mood and anxiety disorders: quetiapine and aripiprazole
    Martha Sajatovic
    Department of Psychiatry, Case Western Reserve University, School of Medicine, 10900 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 5:320-6. 2003
    ..Recent reports suggest that quetiapine and aripiprazole are valuable additions to the psychotropic armamentarium for the treatment of mood and anxiety disorders. Data from clinical trials and clinical reports are discussed herewith...
  63. ncbi request reprint Maintenance treatment outcomes in older patients with bipolar I disorder
    Martha Sajatovic
    Department of Psychiatry, Case University School of Medicine and University Hospitals of Cleveland, 11100 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 13:305-11. 2005
    ....
  64. pmc Spirituality, coping, and HIV risk and prevention in a sample of severely mentally ill Puerto Rican women
    Sana Loue
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Center for Minority Public Health, School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, 10900 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106 4945, USA
    J Urban Health 83:1168-82. 2006
    ..Our results support the incorporation of spiritual beliefs into secular HIV prevention efforts...
  65. ncbi request reprint Bipolar disorder: disease burden
    Martha Sajatovic
    Department of Psychiatry, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Am J Manag Care 11:S80-4. 2005
    ..Functional disability because of bipolar disorder is comparable with that of many chronic medical conditions. It has been estimated that the total annual societal cost of bipolar disorder may be as high as 45 billion dollars...
  66. doi request reprint Measurement of psychiatric treatment adherence
    Martha Sajatovic
    Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH, USA
    J Psychosom Res 69:591-9. 2010
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  67. ncbi request reprint A US perspective of the CANMAT bipolar guidelines
    Joseph R Calabrese
    Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Bipolar Disord 7:70-2. 2005
  68. pmc Role of extended release quetiapine in the management of bipolar disorders
    Rayan K Al Jurdi
    Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Houston, Texas, USA
    Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat 6:29-35. 2010
    ..This drug profile of quetiapine XR will address chemistry, pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics, metabolism, safety and tolerability and clinical trials in bipolar disorder...
  69. ncbi request reprint Treatment of bipolar disorder in older adults
    Martha Sajatovic
    Department of Psychiatry, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Ohio 44106 5000, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:865-73. 2002
    ..A persistent problem in our understanding of management of late life bipolar disorder is the paucity of research and rigorous published studies on the psychopharmacology of this condition...
  70. ncbi request reprint Aging-related issues in bipolar disorder: a health services perspective
    Martha Sajatovic
    Department of Psychiatry, Case Western Reserve University, School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 15:128-33. 2002
    ..Future mental health services research must further explore these issues to optimize care for older adults with bipolar disorder...
  71. ncbi request reprint The role of atypical antipsychotic agents in the treatment of schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorders in the elderly
    Subramoniam Madhusoodanan
    State University of New York, Health Science Center at Brooklyn, NY, USA
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    ..Despite advantages compared with conventional agents, challenges to successful therapy remain, even with these better tolerated agents...
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    Frank D Gianfrancesco
    HECON Associates, Inc, Montgomery Village, Maryland 20886, USA
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    Frank D Gianfrancesco
    HECON Associates, Inc, 9833 Whetstone Drive, Montgomery Village, MD 20886, United States
    Psychiatry Res 144:177-89. 2006
    ..While the small improvements in adherence intensity among atypical agents do not appear to be clinically important, they may reflect an underlying, stronger tendency to use filled prescriptions...
  74. ncbi request reprint Treatment adherence among patients with bipolar or manic disorder taking atypical and typical antipsychotics
    Frank D Gianfrancesco
    HECON Associates, Inc, Montgomery Village, MD 20886, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:222-32. 2006
    ..This retrospective claims-based study evaluated treatment adherence among patients with bipolar or manic disorder treated with atypical and typical antipsychotics...
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    Subramoniam Madhusoodanan
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:484-8. 2007
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    Schizophrenia and Psychotic Disorders Program, VA Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55417, USA
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    ..Awareness of such outcomes and the use of evidence-based strategies to minimize risk factors will help clinicians in reducing the persistent sequelae of NMS...