E Shemesh

Summary

Affiliation: The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Medication adherence in pediatric and adolescent liver transplant recipients
    Eyal Shemesh
    Department of Pediatrics, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Pediatrics 113:825-32. 2004
  2. doi request reprint Screening for depression and suicidality in patients with cardiovascular illnesses
    Eyal Shemesh
    The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Cardiol 104:1194-7. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Improving adherence to medications in pediatric liver transplant recipients
    E Shemesh
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 12:316-23. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Childhood abuse, nonadherence, and medical outcome in pediatric liver transplant recipients
    Eyal Shemesh
    Department of Psychiatry, Recanati Miller Transplant Institute at Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 46:1280-9. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Adherence to medical recommendations in pediatric transplant recipients: time for action
    E Shemesh
    Behavioral Health Integrated Program, Behavioral Health Center, Department of Psychiatry, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 12:281-3. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint A pilot study of posttraumatic stress and nonadherence in pediatric liver transplant recipients
    E Shemesh
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Pediatrics 105:E29. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Depression and anxiety in children at the end of life
    Leslie S Kersun
    Division of Oncology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 4th Floor Wood Building, 34th and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatr Clin North Am 54:691-708, xi. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Mental health and quality-of-life concerns related to the burden of food allergy
    N L Ravid
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Immunol Allergy Clin North Am 32:83-95. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Prospective analysis of nonadherence in autoimmune hepatitis: a common problem
    Nanda Kerkar
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Hepatology, Recanati Miller Transplant Institute, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 43:629-34. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Site matters: winning the hearts and minds of patients in a cardiology clinic
    Rachel A Annunziato
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Psychosomatics 49:386-91. 2008

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. ncbi request reprint Medication adherence in pediatric and adolescent liver transplant recipients
    Eyal Shemesh
    Department of Pediatrics, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Pediatrics 113:825-32. 2004
    ..There are also no published data about the age of transition at which a child assumes responsibility over taking the medications. This information is important if interventions to improve adherence are contemplated...
  2. doi request reprint Screening for depression and suicidality in patients with cardiovascular illnesses
    Eyal Shemesh
    The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Cardiol 104:1194-7. 2009
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Improving adherence to medications in pediatric liver transplant recipients
    E Shemesh
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 12:316-23. 2008
    ..This adherence--improvement intervention appears to be promising in improving outcomes in pediatric liver transplant recipients. Larger, controlled studies are needed to establish the efficacy of this or other approaches...
  4. ncbi request reprint Childhood abuse, nonadherence, and medical outcome in pediatric liver transplant recipients
    Eyal Shemesh
    Department of Psychiatry, Recanati Miller Transplant Institute at Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 46:1280-9. 2007
    ..The study assessed the relationship between a history of child abuse, nonadherence to medications, and medical outcome in children who had a liver transplant...
  5. doi request reprint Adherence to medical recommendations in pediatric transplant recipients: time for action
    E Shemesh
    Behavioral Health Integrated Program, Behavioral Health Center, Department of Psychiatry, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 12:281-3. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint A pilot study of posttraumatic stress and nonadherence in pediatric liver transplant recipients
    E Shemesh
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Pediatrics 105:E29. 2000
    ..Traumatized patients, according to this hypothesis, will avoid taking their medications, because these serve as painful reminders of the disease...
  7. ncbi request reprint Depression and anxiety in children at the end of life
    Leslie S Kersun
    Division of Oncology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 4th Floor Wood Building, 34th and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatr Clin North Am 54:691-708, xi. 2007
    ..Understanding the issues involved in screening and diagnosis and the risks and benefits of available treatments can lead to an informed approach to the management of these disorders in the palliative care setting...
  8. doi request reprint Mental health and quality-of-life concerns related to the burden of food allergy
    N L Ravid
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Immunol Allergy Clin North Am 32:83-95. 2012
    ..Suggestions are offered for how to improve QoL and reduce distress on the way to better coping with food allergy...
  9. ncbi request reprint Prospective analysis of nonadherence in autoimmune hepatitis: a common problem
    Nanda Kerkar
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Hepatology, Recanati Miller Transplant Institute, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 43:629-34. 2006
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Site matters: winning the hearts and minds of patients in a cardiology clinic
    Rachel A Annunziato
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Psychosomatics 49:386-91. 2008
    ..In medical care settings, mental health symptoms of depression and distress are associated with poor medical outcomes, yet they are often underrecognized...
  11. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of posttraumatic stress symptoms and nonadherence in survivors of a myocardial infarction (MI)
    E Shemesh
    Department of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 23:215-22. 2001
    ..Nonadherence is associated with PTSD symptoms, which may either be a marker for or a cause of nonadherence. Treatment of PTSD may prove to be a useful approach for improving adherence...
  12. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress, nonadherence, and adverse outcome in survivors of a myocardial infarction
    Eyal Shemesh
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Box 1230, 1 Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Psychosom Med 66:521-6. 2004
    ..We conducted a study that sought to determine whether PTSD symptoms post-MI are associated with increased likelihood of cardiovascular readmission and with nonadherence to treatment recommendations...
  13. ncbi request reprint Non-adherence to medications following pediatric liver transplantation
    Eyal Shemesh
    Departments of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, the Recanati Miller Transplant Institute, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 8:600-5. 2004
    ..We hope that the presented program will inspire clinicians in the community and other programs to regard the assessment and improvement of adherence to medications as an important goal in the management of children who had a transplant...
  14. ncbi request reprint Parents and clinicians underestimate distress and depression in children who had a transplant
    Eyal Shemesh
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 9:673-9. 2005
    ..The child's report of his or her emotional symptoms should be directly sought post-transplant...
  15. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder in medically ill patients: what is known, what needs to be determined, and why is it important?
    Eyal Shemesh
    Department of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    CNS Spectr 11:106-17. 2006
    ..Because many questions remain unanswered (or the answers are not definitive yet), we concisely summarize the issues and present our own view of the most pressing questions for further research...
  16. ncbi request reprint Comparison of parent and child reports of emotional trauma symptoms in pediatric outpatient settings
    Eyal Shemesh
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai Medical Center, 1 Gustave L Levy Pl, Box 1230, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Pediatrics 115:e582-9. 2005
    ..This study evaluated discrepancies in parental versus child reports of the child's emotional trauma symptoms in pediatric medical care settings...
  17. ncbi request reprint Assessment and treatment of depression in medically ill children
    Eyal Shemesh
    Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai Medical Center, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 4:88-92. 2002
    ..Because treatment of depression in medically ill children may well lead to improvement in medical and psychiatric outcome, there is pressing need for the careful study of potential treatment options in this specific group of patients...
  18. doi request reprint Transitioning health care responsibility from caregivers to patient: a pilot study aiming to facilitate medication adherence during this process
    Rachel A Annunziato
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 12:309-15. 2008
    ..A randomized, controlled study with a substantial number of enrolled patients is needed to establish the efficacy of this or other approaches...
  19. ncbi request reprint Pediatric emergency department assessment of psychological trauma and posttraumatic stress
    Eyal Shemesh
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai Medical Center, 1 Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 54:1277-81. 2003
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Adherence and medical outcomes in pediatric liver transplant recipients who transition to adult services
    Rachel A Annunziato
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 11:608-14. 2007
    ..Larger, prospective investigations of the transition process are necessary before recommendations are made regarding interventions...
  21. ncbi request reprint Assessment of posttraumatic stress symptoms in children who are medically ill and children presenting to a child trauma program
    Eyal Shemesh
    Department of Psychiatry, Box 1230, Mount Sinai Medical Center, 1 Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1071:472-7. 2006
    ..In conclusion, the U-PTSD-I performs better among general trauma versus medically ill patients. Intrusion symptoms should be focused on when assessing PTSD in medically ill children...
  22. ncbi request reprint Symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder in patients who have had a myocardial infarction
    Eyal Shemesh
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Box 1230, 1 Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Psychosomatics 47:231-9. 2006
    ..PTSD may be a treatable risk factor for poor post-MI outcome. Further research is needed to evaluate treatment options...
  23. doi request reprint Evaluating non-adherence to immunosuppressant medications in pediatric liver transplant recipients
    Margaret L Stuber
    Mattel Children s Hospital, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 12:284-8. 2008
    ..d. of routine tacrolimus blood levels in pediatric liver transplant recipients for detecting non-adherence to immunosuppressant medication prior to clinical rejection, allowing earlier interventions...
  24. ncbi request reprint Lack of aspirin effect: aspirin resistance or resistance to taking aspirin?
    Gad Cotter
    Clinical Pharmacological Research Unit, The Cardiology Institute, Zerifin, Israel
    Am Heart J 147:293-300. 2004
    ..Determining which of these factors predicts poor outcome would inform potential intervention strategies...
  25. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress responses in children with life-threatening illnesses
    Margaret L Stuber
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, 48 240A NPI, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 12:195-209. 2003
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Post-traumatic stress response to life-threatening illnesses in children and their parents
    Margaret L Stuber
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California Los Angeles, 760 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90024 1759, USA
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 15:597-609. 2006
    ..Pediatric caregivers increasingly recognize their therapeutic role when curative therapy is no longer possible is as pivotal as in the setting of acute illness...
  27. ncbi request reprint Pilot study: fluvoxamine treatment for depression and anxiety disorders in children and adolescents with cancer
    Doron Gothelf
    Feinberg Department of Child Psychiatry, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petah Tiqwa, Israel
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 44:1258-62. 2005
    ..To evaluate the safety, tolerability, and benefit of fluvoxamine for the treatment of major depressive disorder or anxiety disorders in children and adolescents with cancer...
  28. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder: a missed link between psychiatric and cardiovascular morbidity?
    Gad Cotter
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27715, USA
    CNS Spectr 11:129-36. 2006
    ..The authors conclude with a description of the challenges and promise of an effort to implement a clinical program to screen for PTSD symptoms in patients with cardiovascular illnesses, and with recommendations for future efforts...

Research Grants3

  1. Medication Adherence in Children Who Had a Liver Transplant (MALT)
    Eyal Shemesh; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The results will help transplant centers identify these children and improve overall post transplant survival, and will also inform other areas of medicine in which children may not take their medications as prescribed. ..
  2. PTSD and nonadherence in pediatric transplant patients
    Eyal Shemesh; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This proposal will therefore allow the principal investigator to develop into an independent investigator performing clinical research into the phenomenology and treatment of co-morbid psychiatric and medical illness in children. ..
  3. Treatment of PTSD in Cardiac Patients
    Eyal Shemesh; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We will evaluate the safety as well as the potential benefits of this approach. A full efficacy trial is expected to follow this pilot study if the results are encouraging. ..