Melinda A Stanley

Summary

Affiliation: Texas Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Measures of self-efficacy and optimism in older adults with generalized anxiety
    Melinda A Stanley
    University of Texas Houston Medical School, 77030, USA
    Assessment 9:70-81. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Cognitive-behavior therapy for late-life generalized anxiety disorder in primary care: preliminary findings
    Melinda A Stanley
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas Houston Medical School 77030 3496, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 11:92-6. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Cognitive-behavioral treatment of late-life generalized anxiety disorder
    Melinda A Stanley
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 77030, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 71:309-19. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Cognitive behavioral treatment for older adults with generalized anxiety disorder. A therapist manual for primary care settings
    Melinda A Stanley
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas Houston Medical School, 1300 Moursund Dr, Houston, TX 77030 3496, USA
    Behav Modif 28:73-117. 2004
  5. pmc The peaceful mind program: a pilot test of a cognitive-behavioral therapy-based intervention for anxious patients with dementia
    Melinda A Stanley
    VA HSR and D Houston Center of Excellence, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:696-708. 2013
  6. pmc The utility of the Generalized Anxiety Disorder Severity Scale (GADSS) with older adults in primary care
    Brandon J Weiss
    Houston Center for Quality of Care Utilization Studies, Health Service Research and Development Service, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Depress Anxiety 26:E10-5. 2009
  7. pmc The Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index in older primary care patients with generalized anxiety disorder: psychometrics and outcomes following cognitive behavioral therapy
    Amber L Bush
    Houston VA Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Psychiatry Res 199:24-30. 2012
  8. pmc Treating late-life generalized anxiety disorder in primary care: an effectiveness pilot study
    Jessica S Calleo
    Houston VA Health Service Research and Development Service Center of Excellence, Houston, TX, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 201:414-20. 2013
  9. pmc Concordance of self- and proxy-rated worry and anxiety symptoms in older adults with dementia
    Andrea Bradford
    The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77230 1439, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 27:125-30. 2013
  10. pmc Generalized anxiety disorder in older medical patients: diagnostic recognition, mental health management and service utilization
    Jessica Calleo
    Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    J Clin Psychol Med Settings 16:178-85. 2009

Detail Information

Publications41

  1. ncbi request reprint Measures of self-efficacy and optimism in older adults with generalized anxiety
    Melinda A Stanley
    University of Texas Houston Medical School, 77030, USA
    Assessment 9:70-81. 2002
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Cognitive-behavior therapy for late-life generalized anxiety disorder in primary care: preliminary findings
    Melinda A Stanley
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas Houston Medical School 77030 3496, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 11:92-6. 2003
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Cognitive-behavioral treatment of late-life generalized anxiety disorder
    Melinda A Stanley
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 77030, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 71:309-19. 2003
    ..Most gains for patients in CBT were maintained or enhanced over 1-year follow-up. However, posttreatment scores for patients in CBT failed to indicate return to normative functioning...
  4. ncbi request reprint Cognitive behavioral treatment for older adults with generalized anxiety disorder. A therapist manual for primary care settings
    Melinda A Stanley
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas Houston Medical School, 1300 Moursund Dr, Houston, TX 77030 3496, USA
    Behav Modif 28:73-117. 2004
    ..Procedures are designed to be administered flexibly to maximize attention to individual patient needs. Examples of session summaries, patient handouts, and homework forms are provided...
  5. pmc The peaceful mind program: a pilot test of a cognitive-behavioral therapy-based intervention for anxious patients with dementia
    Melinda A Stanley
    VA HSR and D Houston Center of Excellence, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:696-708. 2013
    ..To assess feasibility and to conduct a preliminary evaluation of outcomes following Peaceful Mind, a cognitive-behavioral therapy-based intervention for anxiety in dementia, relative to usual care...
  6. pmc The utility of the Generalized Anxiety Disorder Severity Scale (GADSS) with older adults in primary care
    Brandon J Weiss
    Houston Center for Quality of Care Utilization Studies, Health Service Research and Development Service, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Depress Anxiety 26:E10-5. 2009
    ..However, the psychometric properties of the GADSS have not been evaluated for older adults...
  7. pmc The Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index in older primary care patients with generalized anxiety disorder: psychometrics and outcomes following cognitive behavioral therapy
    Amber L Bush
    Houston VA Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Psychiatry Res 199:24-30. 2012
    ..e., sleep latency and sleep disturbances) demonstrated response to treatment over a 12-month follow-up period. Overall, results highlight the usefulness of the PSQI global and component scores for use in older adults with GAD...
  8. pmc Treating late-life generalized anxiety disorder in primary care: an effectiveness pilot study
    Jessica S Calleo
    Houston VA Health Service Research and Development Service Center of Excellence, Houston, TX, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 201:414-20. 2013
    ..Preliminary results suggest that adapted CBT can effectively reduce worry. The piloted modifications can provide acceptable and feasible evidence-based care...
  9. pmc Concordance of self- and proxy-rated worry and anxiety symptoms in older adults with dementia
    Andrea Bradford
    The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77230 1439, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 27:125-30. 2013
    ..Scores obtained from multiple informants should be interpreted in context...
  10. pmc Generalized anxiety disorder in older medical patients: diagnostic recognition, mental health management and service utilization
    Jessica Calleo
    Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    J Clin Psychol Med Settings 16:178-85. 2009
    ..Objective To estimate physician diagnosis and recognition of anxiety and compare health service use among older adults with GAD with two comparison samples with and without other DSM diagnoses...
  11. pmc Treatment response for late-life generalized anxiety disorder: moving beyond symptom-based measures
    Ashley S Roseman
    VA HSR and D Center of Excellence, 2002 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 199:811-4. 2011
    ..Results indicated moderate agreement among symptom-based classification methods and significant associations with measures of quality of life...
  12. pmc Cognitive-behavioral treatment for anxiety in patients with dementia: two case studies
    Cynthia A Kraus
    Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Psychiatr Pract 14:186-92. 2008
    ..Outcome data showed improvement in anxiety as measured by standardized rating scales. We conclude that CBT-AD is potentially useful in treating anxiety in dementia patients and that this technique merits further study...
  13. pmc Cognitive behavior therapy for generalized anxiety disorder among older adults in primary care: a randomized clinical trial
    Melinda A Stanley
    Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine, and Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    JAMA 301:1460-7. 2009
    ..Cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) can be effective for late-life generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), but only pilot studies have been conducted in primary care, where older adults most often seek treatment...
  14. pmc Comparison of self-report measures for identifying late-life generalized anxiety in primary care
    Sarah A Webb
    Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine, 200 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 21:223-31. 2008
    ..The Penn State Worry Questionnaire, Generalized Anxiety Disorder Questionnaire-IV, and briefer versions of these measures may be useful in identifying late-life generalized anxiety disorder in medical settings...
  15. ncbi request reprint Utility of telephone assessments in an older adult population
    Ashley C Senior
    Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Health Services Research and Development Service, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Psychol Aging 22:392-7. 2007
    ..With this demonstrated evidence, the telephone assessment method can be applied in a variety of research and clinical settings...
  16. ncbi request reprint A practical screening tool for anxiety and depression in patients with chronic breathing disorders
    Mark E Kunik
    Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Health Services Research and Development Service, Michael E DeBakey Veteran Affairs Medical Center 152, 2002 Holcombe, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Psychosomatics 48:16-21. 2007
    ..6% and 49.5% (Depression); 93.7% and 32.2% (Anxiety); and 97.7%, and 36.0% (combined screen), with an overall accuracy of 80.7%. In such populations, these two modules of the PRIME-MD Patient Questionnaire may be a useful screening tool...
  17. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and comorbid anxiety or depression
    Jeffrey A Cully
    Houston Center Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Dept of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Houston, TX, USA
    Psychosomatics 47:312-9. 2006
    ..When comorbid with COPD, mental health symptoms of depression and anxiety are some of the most salient factors associated with quality-of-life outcomes...
  18. pmc The involvement of multiple caregivers in cognitive-behavior therapy for anxiety in persons with dementia
    Christina M Robinson
    Department of Psychology, University of Houston, Houston, TX, USA
    Aging Ment Health 15:291-8. 2011
    ..This article reports results of our examination of a modification of the treatment protocol in two cases that included multiple caregivers in treating two persons with dementia...
  19. doi request reprint Current issues in the treatment of OC-spectrum conditions
    Chad T Wetterneck
    Department of Psychology, University of Houston Clear Lake, Houston, TX 77058, USA
    Bull Menninger Clin 74:141-66. 2010
    ..Similarities among the disorders and areas in need of more research are discussed...
  20. ncbi request reprint Cognitive errors, symptom severity, and response to cognitive behavior therapy in older adults with generalized anxiety disorder
    Donald D Caudle
    Department of Educational Psychology, University of Houston, Houston, TX, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 15:680-9. 2007
    ....
  21. pmc Brief cognitive behavioral therapy in primary care: a hybrid type 2 patient-randomized effectiveness-implementation design
    Jeffrey A Cully
    Houston VA HSR and D Center of Excellence, Michael E, DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Implement Sci 7:64. 2012
    ..Hybrid effectiveness-implementation designs have the potential to evaluate clinical and implementation outcomes of evidence-based psychotherapies to improve their translation into routine clinical care practices...
  22. ncbi request reprint Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: assessing and treating psychological issues in patients with COPD
    Angela Burgess
    Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Administration Medical Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Geriatrics 60:18-21. 2005
  23. doi request reprint Older adults' preferences for religion/spirituality in treatment for anxiety and depression
    Melinda A Stanley
    Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center MEDVAMC 152, Houston, TX, USA
    Aging Ment Health 15:334-43. 2011
    ..To examine patient preferences for incorporating religion and/or spirituality into therapy for anxiety or depression and examine the relations between patient preferences and religious and spiritual coping styles, beliefs and behaviors...
  24. doi request reprint Managing pain to prevent aggression in people with dementia: a nonpharmacologic intervention
    Andrea Bradford
    The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 27:41-7. 2012
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Treatment outcome for adolescent obsessive-compulsive disorder in a specialized hospital setting
    Throstur Bjorgvinsson
    The Menninger Clinic and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77080, USA
    J Psychiatr Pract 14:137-45. 2008
    ..Thus, inpatient treatment appears potentially efficacious, although future controlled trials with larger samples are needed...
  26. ncbi request reprint 'Minor GAD': characteristics of subsyndromal GAD in older adults
    Gretchen J Diefenbach
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas Houston Medical School, 1300 Moursund Street, 77030, USA
    Behav Res Ther 41:481-7. 2003
    ..Categorization of MGAD participants generally was poor, with most misclassified as GAD patients. Clinical implications of these findings are discussed...
  27. doi request reprint Can paraprofessionals deliver cognitive-behavioral therapy to treat anxiety and depressive symptoms?
    Erica C Montgomery
    Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies MEDVAMC 152, 2002 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Bull Menninger Clin 74:45-62. 2010
    ..The authors conclude that paraprofessionals can be effective in delivering CBT to these patients, with outcomes comparable to those of professionals...
  28. doi request reprint Cognitive behavioral therapy for depression and anxiety in Parkinson's disease: a clinical review
    Maria E A Armento
    Houston VA Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Parkinsons Dis 2:135-51. 2012
    ..CBT is potentially a useful treatment for patients with PD and comorbid depression and/or anxiety, but more systematic research will be necessary to measure its effects. ..
  29. ncbi request reprint Use of cognitive behavioral therapy in late-life psychiatric disorders
    Cynthia A Kraus
    Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center 152 MEDVAMC 152, Houston, Tex, USA
    Geriatrics 62:21-6. 2007
    ..Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a psychosocial intervention for anxiety and depression that can serve as a useful alternative or adjunct to pharmacologic intervention for older adults...
  30. doi request reprint Obsessions and worry beliefs in an inpatient OCD population
    Jessica S Calleo
    Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 2002 Holcombe Blvd VAMC 152, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 24:903-8. 2010
    ..Specific relationships were identified, including perfectionism with ordering, obsessions with control/importance of thoughts and checking and washing with threat estimation...
  31. pmc Development and pilot testing of a standardized training program for a patient-mentoring intervention to increase adherence to outpatient HIV care
    Jeffrey A Cully
    VA HSR and D Houston Center of Excellence, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 26:165-72. 2012
    ..g., limited generalizability due to sample size and limited breadth of clinical training opportunities), data from the current trial suggest that training programs such as MAPPS appear both feasible and effective...
  32. pmc Innovations in research for treatment of late-life anxiety
    Srijana Shrestha
    VA HSR and D Center of Excellence, Houston, TX, USA
    Aging Ment Health 15:811-21. 2011
    ..This review examines recently funded and ongoing late-life anxiety research that uses innovative approaches to reach unique patient populations and tailor treatment content and delivery options to meet the unique needs of older adults...
  33. ncbi request reprint Surprisingly high prevalence of anxiety and depression in chronic breathing disorders
    Mark E Kunik
    Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, MEDVAMC 152, 2002 Holcombe, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Chest 127:1205-11. 2005
    ..The objectives of this study were to assess the prevalence, screening, and recognition of depression and anxiety in persons with chronic breathing disorders, including COPD...
  34. doi request reprint Positive emotional health and diabetes care: concepts, measurement, and clinical implications
    Suzanne M Robertson
    Houston Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Psychosomatics 53:1-12. 2012
    ..Little attention has been devoted to positive emotional health and its potential role in facilitating patients' self-management and improved outcomes...
  35. doi request reprint Intimate partner aggression perpetrated and sustained by male Afghanistan, Iraq, and Vietnam veterans with and without posttraumatic stress disorder
    Andra L Teten
    Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX, USA
    J Interpers Violence 25:1612-30. 2010
    ..Taken together, these results suggest that partner aggression among Iraq and Afghanistan veterans with PTSD may be an important treatment consideration and target for prevention...
  36. pmc Multisystemic therapy for child non-externalizing psychological and health problems: a preliminary review
    Heather T Pane
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine, 1977 Butler Blvd, Suite E4 400, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Clin Child Fam Psychol Rev 16:81-99. 2013
    ..Four studies found MST more cost-effective than a comparison treatment, leading to fewer out-of-home placements for youth with serious psychiatric illness or lower treatment costs for youth with poorly controlled diabetes...
  37. ncbi request reprint Assessing worry in older adults: confirmatory factor analysis of the Penn State Worry Questionnaire and psychometric properties of an abbreviated model
    Derek R Hopko
    Department of Psychology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Room 301D, Austin Peay Building, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996 0900, USA
    Psychol Assess 15:173-83. 2003
    ..Further psychometric work is required to assess whether the revised model is a more parsimonious method to assess late-life anxiety...
  38. pmc Age and racial differences in the presentation and treatment of Generalized Anxiety Disorder in primary care
    Gretchen A Brenes
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 22:1128-36. 2008
    ..Further research is needed to better understand the causes of racial differences in treatment...
  39. ncbi request reprint Differentiating anxiety and depression in older adults with generalized anxiety disorder
    J Gayle Beck
    Department of Psychology, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Park Hall, Buffalo, New York 14260, USA
    Psychol Assess 15:184-92. 2003
    ..Hierarchical regression suggested that the CCL-D subscale was a significant predictor of self-reported depression...
  40. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based treatment of geriatric anxiety disorders
    Julie Loebach Wetherell
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, VA San Diego Healthcare System, 3350 La Jolla Village Drive 116B, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 28:871-96, ix. 2005
  41. ncbi request reprint Anxiety in primary care: a frontier for mental health services research
    Melinda A Stanley
    Med Care 43:1161-3. 2005