Debra Lerner

Summary

Affiliation: Tufts-New England Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint What does research tell us about depression, job performance, and work productivity?
    Debra Lerner
    Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 50:401-10. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Work disability resulting from chronic health conditions
    Debra Lerner
    The Health Institute, Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts New England Medical Center, 750 Washington Street, NEMC 345, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 47:253-64. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint The clinical and occupational correlates of work productivity loss among employed patients with depression
    Debra Lerner
    The Health Institute, Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 46:S46-55. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Unemployment, job retention, and productivity loss among employees with depression
    Debra Lerner
    Health Institute, Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 55:1371-8. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Job performance deficits due to depression
    David A Adler
    The Health Institute, Tufts New England Medical Center, 750 Washington St, No 345, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 163:1569-76. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint The work impact of dysthymia in a primary care population
    David A Adler
    The Health Institute, Institute of Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts New England Medical Center, 750 Washington Street, Box 345, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 26:269-76. 2004
  7. doi request reprint Work performance of employees with depression: the impact of work stressors
    Debra Lerner
    Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts Medical Center, Tufts School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Am J Health Promot 24:205-13. 2010
  8. doi request reprint The impact of precancerous cervical lesions on functioning at work and work productivity
    Debra Lerner
    Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 52:926-33. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Relationship of employee-reported work limitations to work productivity
    Debra Lerner
    Health Institute, Division of Clinical Care Research, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Med Care 41:649-59. 2003
  10. pmc Impact of a work-focused intervention on the productivity and symptoms of employees with depression
    Debra Lerner
    Program on Health, Work and Productivity, Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 54:128-35. 2012

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. doi request reprint What does research tell us about depression, job performance, and work productivity?
    Debra Lerner
    Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 50:401-10. 2008
    ..To assess the work impact of depression...
  2. ncbi request reprint Work disability resulting from chronic health conditions
    Debra Lerner
    The Health Institute, Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts New England Medical Center, 750 Washington Street, NEMC 345, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 47:253-64. 2005
    ..To describe current programs and policies for addressing work disability among adults with chronic health conditions, and to identify opportunities for new research aimed at reducing the problem...
  3. ncbi request reprint The clinical and occupational correlates of work productivity loss among employed patients with depression
    Debra Lerner
    The Health Institute, Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 46:S46-55. 2004
    ..05 in 3/5 models). The Work Limitations Questionnaire can help employers to reduce productivity loss by identifying health and productivity improvement priorities...
  4. ncbi request reprint Unemployment, job retention, and productivity loss among employees with depression
    Debra Lerner
    Health Institute, Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 55:1371-8. 2004
    ..This study comprehensively assessed the work outcomes of employees with depression...
  5. ncbi request reprint Job performance deficits due to depression
    David A Adler
    The Health Institute, Tufts New England Medical Center, 750 Washington St, No 345, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 163:1569-76. 2006
    ..This study assessed the relationship between depression severity and job performance among employed primary care patients...
  6. ncbi request reprint The work impact of dysthymia in a primary care population
    David A Adler
    The Health Institute, Institute of Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts New England Medical Center, 750 Washington Street, Box 345, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 26:269-76. 2004
    ..The persistence of dysthymia with its serious impact on work functioning calls out for the development of new interventions...
  7. doi request reprint Work performance of employees with depression: the impact of work stressors
    Debra Lerner
    Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts Medical Center, Tufts School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Am J Health Promot 24:205-13. 2010
    ..Depressed employees are vulnerable to adverse work outcomes. We hypothesized that work performance is impaired by depression and is worsened by exposure to psychosocial work stressors...
  8. doi request reprint The impact of precancerous cervical lesions on functioning at work and work productivity
    Debra Lerner
    Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 52:926-33. 2010
    ..To assess the work performance and productivity impact of human papillomavirus (HPV)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Relationship of employee-reported work limitations to work productivity
    Debra Lerner
    Health Institute, Division of Clinical Care Research, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Med Care 41:649-59. 2003
    ..Work limitation rates are crucial indicators of the health status of working people. If related to work productivity, work limitation rates may also supply important information about the economic burden of illness...
  10. pmc Impact of a work-focused intervention on the productivity and symptoms of employees with depression
    Debra Lerner
    Program on Health, Work and Productivity, Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 54:128-35. 2012
    ..To test a new program's effectiveness in reducing depression's work burden...
  11. doi request reprint Imputing at-work productivity loss using results of a randomized controlled trial comparing tapentadol extended release and oxycodone controlled release for osteoarthritis pain
    Debra Lerner
    From the Program on Health, Work and Productivity Drs Lerner, Chang, and Rogers, Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies Drs Lerner, Chang, and Rogers, Tufts Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA Sackler Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Drs Lerner, Chang, and Rogers, Boston, MA and Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC Mr Benson and Drs Chow, Kim, and Biondi
    J Occup Environ Med 54:933-8. 2012
    ..To determine the impact of tapentadol extended release (ER) versus placebo or oxycodone controlled release (CR) on the work productivity of adults with chronic moderate to severe knee osteoarthritis pain...
  12. doi request reprint A method for imputing the impact of health problems on at-work performance and productivity from available health data
    Debra Lerner
    Tufts Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine and the Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences, Boston, Mass, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 51:515-24. 2009
    ..To develop a method for imputing the work performance and productivity impact of illness and treatment from available data...
  13. doi request reprint Psychiatric status and work performance of veterans of Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom
    David A Adler
    Department of Medicine, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 62:39-46. 2011
    ..This cross-sectional study investigated the relationship between psychiatric diagnosis and impaired work functioning among American service members returning from Operation Iraqi Freedom-Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF-OIF)...
  14. doi request reprint Imputing productivity gains from clinical trials
    Michael J Cangelosi
    Center for the Evaluation of Value and Risk in Health, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 54:826-33. 2012
    ..To respond to employer and payer interest in the extent to which productivity gains offset therapy costs by identifying clinical trials that did not include such measures and using their clinical data to impute productivity impact...
  15. doi request reprint Impaired work performance among women with symptomatic uterine fibroids
    Debra Lerner
    Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts Medical Center, Tufts School of Medicine and the Sackler School of Biomedical Sciences, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 50:1149-57. 2008
    ..To assess the work impact of symptomatic uterine fibroids (UFs)...
  16. doi request reprint A systematic review of the evidence concerning the economic impact of employee-focused health promotion and wellness programs
    Debra Lerner
    Program on Health, Work and Productivity, Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 55:209-22. 2013
    ..To assess the evidence regarding the economic impact of worker health promotion programs...
  17. pmc Work-related barriers and facilitators to antiretroviral therapy adherence in persons living with HIV infection
    Gilberto Torres-Madriz
    The Department of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    AIDS Behav 15:1475-82. 2011
    ..These potential benefits of requesting modifications need to be weighed against the possible risks of workplace disclosure...
  18. ncbi request reprint The Work Limitations Questionnaire's validity and reliability among patients with osteoarthritis
    Debra Lerner
    The Health Institute, Division of Clinical Care Research, Department of Medicine, New England Medical Center, and The Tufts University School of Medicine and the Sackler School of Biomedical Sciences, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 55:197-208. 2002
    ..The WLQ is an accurate and reliable source of information for assessing the work impact of OA...
  19. ncbi request reprint Inter-method agreement between O*NET and survey measures of psychosocial exposure among healthcare industry employees
    Manuel Cifuentes
    University of Massachusetts Lowell, Work Environment, Lowell, Massachusetts 01854, USA
    Am J Ind Med 50:545-53. 2007
    ..Imputed job characteristics had been used as proxy of exposure to working conditions. O*NET database provides job information that could be useful to evaluate psychosocial working conditions...
  20. ncbi request reprint Productivity losses related to the common cold
    Thomas J Bramley
    J Occup Environ Med 44:822-9. 2002
    ..6 billion is attributed to on-the-job productivity loss, $8 billion is attributed to absenteeism, and $230 million is attributed to caregiver absenteeism...
  21. doi request reprint Job strain predicts survey response in healthcare industry workers
    Manuel Cifuentes
    Work Environment, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, Massachusetts 01854, USA
    Am J Ind Med 51:281-9. 2008
    ..To examine the effect of job strain on survey response...

Research Grants1

  1. Reducing Depression's Impact on Work Performance
    Debra Lerner; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This project will provide valuable insights into the feasibility, acceptability and impact of the WHI. Results will also indicate whether further effectiveness testing and translational research are warranted. ..