Frederic Blow

Summary

Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Dissemination of the nurse-administered Tobacco Tactics intervention versus usual care in six Trinity community hospitals: study protocol for a comparative effectiveness trial
    Sonia A Duffy
    School of Nursing, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5482, USA
    Trials 13:125. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Alcohol and substance misuse in older adults
    Frederic C Blow
    Department of Psychiatry, North Campus Research Complex, University of Michigan, Building 14, Ann Arbor, MI 49109, USA
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 14:310-9. 2012
  3. pmc Suicide mortality among patients treated by the Veterans Health Administration from 2000 to 2007
    Frederic C Blow
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Serious Mental Illness Treatment Resource and Evaluation Center SMITREC and Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:S98-104. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Repeated assaults by patients in VA hospital and clinic settings
    F C Blow
    Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center, Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48113, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 50:390-4. 1999
  5. pmc Severity of baseline alcohol use as a moderator of brief interventions in the emergency department
    Frederic C Blow
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Alcohol Alcohol 44:486-90. 2009
  6. pmc Intervention attendance among emergency department patients with alcohol- and drug-use disorders
    Frederic C Blow
    Department of Psychiatry, Rachel Upjohn Building, University of Michigan, 4250 Plymouth Road, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 71:713-9. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint The efficacy of two brief intervention strategies among injured, at-risk drinkers in the emergency department: impact of tailored messaging and brief advice
    Frederic C Blow
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Health Services Research and Development, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 67:568-78. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Role of alcohol in late-life suicide
    Frederic C Blow
    University of Michigan, Department of Psychiatry Division of Substance Abuse, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 28:48S-56S. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Late-life depression and alcoholism
    Frederic C Blow
    University of Michigan Department of Psychiatry, 4250 Plymouth Road, Campus Box 5765, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2700, USA
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 9:14-9. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Alcohol and drug use among patients presenting to an inner-city emergency department: a latent class analysis
    Frederic C Blow
    Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center, Department of Veterans Affairs, 2215 Fuller Road 11H, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Addict Behav 36:793-800. 2011

Detail Information

Publications94

  1. pmc Dissemination of the nurse-administered Tobacco Tactics intervention versus usual care in six Trinity community hospitals: study protocol for a comparative effectiveness trial
    Sonia A Duffy
    School of Nursing, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5482, USA
    Trials 13:125. 2012
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Alcohol and substance misuse in older adults
    Frederic C Blow
    Department of Psychiatry, North Campus Research Complex, University of Michigan, Building 14, Ann Arbor, MI 49109, USA
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 14:310-9. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc Suicide mortality among patients treated by the Veterans Health Administration from 2000 to 2007
    Frederic C Blow
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Serious Mental Illness Treatment Resource and Evaluation Center SMITREC and Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:S98-104. 2012
    ..We sought to examine rates of suicide among individuals receiving health care services in Veterans Health Administration (VHA) facilities over an 8-year period...
  4. ncbi request reprint Repeated assaults by patients in VA hospital and clinic settings
    F C Blow
    Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center, Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48113, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 50:390-4. 1999
    ..The study aim was to determine the prevalence of repeated assaults on staff and other patients and characteristics of patients who commit repeated assaults in the Veterans Health Administration of the Department of Veterans Affairs...
  5. pmc Severity of baseline alcohol use as a moderator of brief interventions in the emergency department
    Frederic C Blow
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Alcohol Alcohol 44:486-90. 2009
    ..This study examines whether the severity of baseline alcohol consumption/consequences moderates the effect of an alcohol brief intervention (BI) in the emergency department (ED)...
  6. pmc Intervention attendance among emergency department patients with alcohol- and drug-use disorders
    Frederic C Blow
    Department of Psychiatry, Rachel Upjohn Building, University of Michigan, 4250 Plymouth Road, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 71:713-9. 2010
    ..This article examines predictors of intervention attendance among ED patients who screen positive for an SUD (alcohol or other drug)...
  7. ncbi request reprint The efficacy of two brief intervention strategies among injured, at-risk drinkers in the emergency department: impact of tailored messaging and brief advice
    Frederic C Blow
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Health Services Research and Development, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 67:568-78. 2006
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Role of alcohol in late-life suicide
    Frederic C Blow
    University of Michigan, Department of Psychiatry Division of Substance Abuse, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 28:48S-56S. 2004
    ..This article reviews the literature related to alcohol use and suicide among older adults. Clinical and research recommendations for addressing this problem are also presented...
  9. ncbi request reprint Late-life depression and alcoholism
    Frederic C Blow
    University of Michigan Department of Psychiatry, 4250 Plymouth Road, Campus Box 5765, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2700, USA
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 9:14-9. 2007
    ..The role of at-risk and problem alcohol use in depressive symptoms and vice versa may be underestimated. After a review of the literature, clinical recommendations for addressing late-life alcohol misuse and depression are presented...
  10. doi request reprint Alcohol and drug use among patients presenting to an inner-city emergency department: a latent class analysis
    Frederic C Blow
    Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center, Department of Veterans Affairs, 2215 Fuller Road 11H, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Addict Behav 36:793-800. 2011
    ..ED-based screening and interventions approaches need to address the co-occurrence of alcohol, illicit drug, and psychoactive prescription drug use...
  11. ncbi request reprint Older adult treatment outcome following elder-specific inpatient alcoholism treatment
    F C Blow
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center, Health Services Research and Development, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 19:67-75. 2000
    ..Results suggest that a large percentage of older adults who receive elder-specific treatment attain positive outcomes across a range of outcome measures...
  12. ncbi request reprint Treatment of older women with alcohol problems: meeting the challenge for a special population
    F C Blow
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, and Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Ann Arbor 48108, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 24:1257-66. 2000
    ..This paper presents the state of knowledge about alcohol health services for older women and provides recommendations for necessary future health services research on this vulnerable population...
  13. pmc Long-term antipsychotic polypharmacy in the VA health system: patient characteristics and treatment patterns
    Julie A Kreyenbuhl
    Division of Services Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 737 W Lombard St, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:489-95. 2007
    ..Although antipsychotic polypharmacy is being prescribed with increasing frequency, few studies have described patient characteristics and treatment patterns associated with long-term use of this treatment strategy...
  14. ncbi request reprint Older patients with serious mental illness: sensitivity to distance barriers for outpatient care
    John F McCarthy
    Department of Veterans Affairs, VA National Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center Ann Arbor, MI 48113 0170, USA
    Med Care 42:1073-80. 2004
    ..We assessed age differences in sensitivity to distance barriers for outpatient psychiatric and nonpsychiatric care among active Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) patients with serious mental illness...
  15. pmc Veterans Affairs Health System and mental health treatment retention among patients with serious mental illness: evaluating accessibility and availability barriers
    John F McCarthy
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Health Serv Res 42:1042-60. 2007
    ..We examine the impact of two dimensions of access-geographic accessibility and availability-on VA health system and mental health treatment retention among patients with serious mental illness (SMI)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Treatment effects from UPBEAT: a randomized trial of care management for behavioral health problems in hospitalized elderly patients
    David W Oslin
    Section of Geriatric Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, 3535 Market Street, Room 3002, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 17:99-106. 2004
    ..Despite a theoretical and practically sound intervention, participation was low and treatment outcomes, while generally good, appeared unaffected by the addition of the program...
  17. ncbi request reprint Disruptive behaviors in Veterans Affairs nursing home residents: how different are residents with serious mental illness?
    John F McCarthy
    Veterans Affairs National Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center, Health Services Research and Development, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48113, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:2031-8. 2004
    ..To determine the prevalence and correlates of behavior problems of residents of Veterans Affairs (VA) nursing homes and to compare residents with serious mental illness (SMI) with other resident groups...
  18. pmc Depression in veterans with Parkinson's disease: frequency, co-morbidity, and healthcare utilization
    Peijun Chen
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:543-8. 2007
    ..To determine the frequency of depression in Parkinson's disease (PD) in routine clinical care, and to examine its association with co-morbid psychiatric and medical conditions and healthcare utilization...
  19. doi request reprint Suicide mortality among patients receiving care in the veterans health administration health system
    John F McCarthy
    US Department of Veterans Affairs Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48113 0170, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 169:1033-8. 2009
    ..Prior to the conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq and before recent VHA initiatives, rates were higher among VHA patients than in the general population. Female patients had particularly high relative risks...
  20. ncbi request reprint Ethnicity and diagnostic patterns in veterans with psychoses
    Frederic C Blow
    Dept of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 39:841-51. 2004
    ..With increasing attention paid to provider cultural competency, we investigate current diagnostic practices within a veteran population...
  21. pmc PRISM-E: comparison of integrated care and enhanced specialty referral in managing at-risk alcohol use
    David W Oslin
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, 3535 Market Street, Room 3002, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 11104, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:954-8. 2006
    ....
  22. pmc Understanding associations between serious mental illness and hepatitis C virus among veterans: a national multivariate analysis
    Seth Himelhoch
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Division of Services Research, 773 W Lombard St, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Psychosomatics 50:30-7. 2009
    ..Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is a leading cause of hepatocellular carcinoma and cirrhosis in the United States and is known to be transmitted via pathways associated with substance use (e.g., injection drug use and intranasal drug use)...
  23. ncbi request reprint Benzodiazepine use among depressed patients treated in mental health settings
    Marcia Valenstein
    Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Serious Mental Illness Treatment, Research, and Evaluation Center, and Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 161:654-61. 2004
    ..The authors examined benzodiazepine use among a large sample of depressed patients treated in U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) mental health settings...
  24. doi request reprint Initiation of assertive community treatment among veterans with serious mental illness: client and program factors
    John F McCarthy
    Health Services Research and Development, Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center, Department of Veterans Affairs, HSR and D Field Program, P O Box 130170, Ann Arbor, MI 48113 0170, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:196-201. 2009
    ..Ensuring equitable access to mental health services is a national priority. The authors examined assertive community treatment (ACT) services initiation in the Veterans Affairs (VA) health system among program-eligible patients...
  25. ncbi request reprint Oral health in Veterans Affairs patients diagnosed with serious mental illness
    Amy M Kilbourne
    VA National Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    J Public Health Dent 67:42-8. 2007
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Social support among veterans with serious mental illness
    Amy M Kilbourne
    VA National Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center, 2215 Fuller Road, 48105, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:639-46. 2007
    ..We determined whether patients with serious mental illness were more likely to report low social support than those without serious mental illness...
  27. ncbi request reprint Racial disparity in the use of atypical antipsychotic medications among veterans
    Laurel A Copeland
    VA Health Services Research and Development Field Office, Ann Arbor, Mich, 48113 0170, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 160:1817-22. 2003
    ..This study assessed the current state of antipsychotic prescription practices regarding race among veterans receiving care through the Department of Veterans Affairs...
  28. ncbi request reprint Aging and schizophrenia: current health services research and recommendations
    Kristen Lawton Barry
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 15:121-7. 2002
    ..When older patients are hospitalized for psychiatric reasons, their stays are longer. The implications of these findings are discussed...
  29. pmc Antidepressant treatment of veterans with Parkinson's disease and depression: analysis of a national sample
    Peijun Chen
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 20:161-5. 2007
    ..Efforts to improve the care of depressed PD patients should focus instead on improving recognition, ensuring adequacy of treatment, and evaluating the efficacy of existing antidepressants...
  30. ncbi request reprint Long-term combination antipsychotic treatment in VA patients with schizophrenia
    Julie Kreyenbuhl
    Division of Services Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Schizophr Res 84:90-9. 2006
    ..The most commonly used antipsychotic combinations have little support for safety or efficacy. Further research is needed to understand the impact of these treatments on symptoms, side effects, and costs...
  31. ncbi request reprint Understanding associations between serious mental illness and HIV among patients in the VA Health System
    Seth Himelhoch
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 737 West Lombard St, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:1165-72. 2007
    ..This study compared the recorded prevalence of HIV among veterans with and without serious mental illness...
  32. 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...
  33. doi request reprint Association between tryptophan hydroxylase 2 gene polymorphism and completed suicide
    Sylwia Fudalej
    Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 40:553-60. 2010
    ..0001). The examined TPH2 polymorphism was found to be associated with suicide. This genetic marker may be particularly important in understanding risk of multiple suicide attempts. Further analyses are needed to confirm these results...
  34. ncbi request reprint Mortality risk in patients with dementia treated with antipsychotics versus other psychiatric medications
    Helen C Kales
    Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center, Health Services Research and Development, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 164:1568-76; quiz 1623. 2007
    ..Mortality rates in the year following new antipsychotic medication starts for neuropsychiatric symptoms of dementia were compared with rates after starts of other psychiatric medications...
  35. doi request reprint Psychiatric diagnoses and risk of suicide in veterans
    Mark A Ilgen
    Veterans Affairs Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center, Department of Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 67:1152-8. 2010
    ..Although numerous studies have documented the clear link between psychiatric conditions and suicide, few have allowed for the comparison between the strength of association between different psychiatric diagnoses and suicide...
  36. ncbi request reprint Patient- and facility-level factors associated with diffusion of a new antipsychotic in the VA health system
    Marcia Valenstein
    SMITREC VA Ann Arbor Center for Excellence, P O Box 130170, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48113 0170, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:70-6. 2006
    ..This study evaluated the influence of patient- and facility-level characteristics on the early use of a new antipsychotic, ziprasidone, among Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) patients with schizophrenia...
  37. doi request reprint Trends in antipsychotic use in dementia 1999-2007
    Helen C Kales
    Veterans Affairs Health Services Researchand Development Center for Clinical Management Research, Serious Mental Illness Treatment, Resource, and Evaluation Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 68:190-7. 2011
    ..Concerns about their use began to emerge in 2002, and in 2005, the US Food and Drug Administration warned that use of atypical antipsychotics in dementia was associated with increased mortality...
  38. pmc Treatment needs of men and women with violence problems in substance use disorder treatment
    Stephen T Chermack
    University of Michigan Addiction Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 44:1236-62. 2009
    ..4% reporting being injured. Overall, those injuring nonpartners or both partners/nonpartners had more severe problems. Implications of the findings for SUD treatment settings and a model for integrated violence prevention are discussed...
  39. pmc Brief alcohol intervention in the emergency department: moderators of effectiveness
    Maureen A Walton
    Department of Psychiatry, Rachel Upjohn Building, University of Michigan, 4250 Plymouth Road, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 69:550-60. 2008
    ..This article examines moderators of outcomes among ED patients, ages 19 and older, who participated in a randomized controlled trial of a brief intervention for alcohol misuse...
  40. pmc Quality of care for cardiovascular disease-related conditions in patients with and without mental disorders
    Amy M Kilbourne
    VA Ann Arbor National Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1628-33. 2008
    ..We compared the quality of care for cardiovascular disease (CVD)-related risk factors for patients diagnosed with and without mental disorders...
  41. doi request reprint Clinical and genetic risk factors for suicide under the influence of alcohol in a Polish sample
    Sylwia Fudalej
    Department of Psychiatry, Medical University of Warsaw, Poland
    Alcohol Alcohol 44:437-42. 2009
    ..The goal of this study was to examine clinical and genetic risk factors for alcohol-related suicide...
  42. ncbi request reprint Health care utilization by older alcohol-using veterans: effects of a brief intervention to reduce at-risk drinking
    Laurel A Copeland
    VA Medical Center, Health Services Research and Development, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48113 0170, USA
    Health Educ Behav 30:305-21. 2003
    ..A cost-effective brief intervention to reduce drinking may spur increased efforts to seek health care. Early detection and management of alcohol-related or other illnesses might be expected to accrue savings in later years...
  43. doi request reprint Recent suicidal ideation among patients in an inner city emergency department
    Mark A Ilgen
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Health Services Research and Development in Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 39:508-17. 2009
    ..Improved screening procedures could help to identify routine care patients who are at risk for suicide...
  44. pmc Correlates of intimate partner violence among men and women in an inner city emergency department
    Maureen A Walton
    University of Michigan, Rachel Upjohn Building, 4250 Plymouth Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    J Addict Dis 28:366-81. 2009
    ..This article provides unique data regarding correlates of past year intimate partner violence history among a comprehensive sample of male and female emergency department patients presenting for medical complaints or injury...
  45. ncbi request reprint Violent and nonviolent suicide in veterans with substance-use disorders
    Mark A Ilgen
    Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence and the Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center, Ann Arbor Department of Veterans Affairs, 2215 Fuller Road 11H, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 71:473-9. 2010
    ..We examined the demographic and clinical predictors of violent and nonviolent suicide among patients with SUDs...
  46. doi request reprint State mental health policy: implementation of computerized medication prescribing algorithms in a community mental health system
    Karen K Milner
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Rachel Upjohn Building, 4250 Plymouth Rd, SPC 5740, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:1010-2. 2009
    ..Scores on scales measuring providers' perceptions of algorithm ease of use and usefulness were in the midrange at both time points...
  47. pmc Rates and correlates of violent behaviors among adolescents treated in an urban emergency department
    Maureen A Walton
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Rachel Upjohn Building, 4250 Plymouth Road, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109, USA
    J Adolesc Health 45:77-83. 2009
    ..This article describes violent behaviors in relation to other risk behaviors (e.g., substance use) among adolescents screened in an urban emergency department (ED)...
  48. doi request reprint Service implications of providing intensive monitoring during high-risk periods for suicide among VA patients with depression
    Marcia Valenstein
    Health Services Research and Development, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 2215 Fuller Rd, Box 130170, Ann Arbor, MI 48113 0170, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:439-44. 2009
    ....
  49. pmc Prevalence of past year assault among inner-city emergency department patients
    Rebecca M Cunningham
    Department of Emergency Medicine Injury Research Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 53:814-23.e15. 2009
    ..We determine the rates of past year nonpartner violent assault, both victimization and aggression, and assess variables associated with nonpartner violent assault, particularly with regard to substance use...
  50. pmc Effects of a brief intervention for reducing violence and alcohol misuse among adolescents: a randomized controlled trial
    Maureen A Walton
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    JAMA 304:527-35. 2010
    ..Emergency department (ED) visits present an opportunity to deliver brief interventions to reduce violence and alcohol misuse among urban adolescents at risk of future injury...
  51. doi request reprint Excess heart-disease-related mortality in a national study of patients with mental disorders: identifying modifiable risk factors
    Amy M Kilbourne
    VA Ann Arbor HSR and D Center of Excellence and National Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 31:555-63. 2009
    ..We assessed whether Veterans Affairs (VA) health system patients with mental disorders were more likely to die from HD than patients without these disorders, and whether modifiable factors may explain differential mortality risks...
  52. pmc Higher-risk periods for suicide among VA patients receiving depression treatment: prioritizing suicide prevention efforts
    Marcia Valenstein
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Ann Arbor Center of Excellence COE, Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center SMITREC, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48113 0170, USA
    J Affect Disord 112:50-8. 2009
    ..To date, few health systems have carefully segmented their depression treatment populations by level of risk and prioritized prevention efforts on this basis...
  53. pmc Psychological aggression, physical aggression, and injury in nonpartner relationships among men and women in treatment for substance-use disorders
    Regan L Murray
    Addiction Research Center, 2901B, Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, 4250 Plymouth Road, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 5470, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 69:896-905. 2008
    ..This study focused on the prevalence and predictors of psychological aggression, physical aggression, and injury rates in nonintimate partner relationships in a substance-use disorder treatment sample...
  54. ncbi request reprint Nutrition and exercise behavior among patients with bipolar disorder
    Amy M Kilbourne
    Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, PA, USA
    Bipolar Disord 9:443-52. 2007
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint Health care costs of seriously mentally ill patients enrolled in enhanced treatment
    Andrea M Hegedus
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 72:331-40. 2002
    ..Adjusted costs fell from $32,000-$55,000 (for the 1st year) to $20,000-$36,000 (for the 4th year). Costs were associated positively with schizophrenia, living in the Northeast region of the United States, and poorer baseline functioning...
  56. ncbi request reprint Poor antipsychotic adherence among patients with schizophrenia: medication and patient factors
    Marcia Valenstein
    Health Services Research and Development HSRandD, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48113 0170, USA
    Schizophr Bull 30:255-64. 2004
    ..African-Americans and younger patients are particularly at risk. Unfortunately, atypical antipsychotics may not be associated with substantial improvements in adherence. More intensive interventions are likely needed...
  57. ncbi request reprint Psychological distress and return to substance use two years following treatment
    Heather A Flynn
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 39:885-910. 2004
    ..Results support long-term clinical monitoring of psychological distress as a marker for return to drug or alcohol use...
  58. ncbi request reprint Herbal products and other supplements: use by elderly veterans with depression and dementia and their caregivers
    Helen C Kales
    Psychiatry Service 116A, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, 2215 Fuller Road, Ann Arbor, MI, 48105, USA
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 17:25-31. 2004
    ..In light of the possibility of potentially harmful drug interactions, physicians who treat elderly patients should regularly inquire about the use of these products...
  59. ncbi request reprint Distal and proximal factors related to aggression severity among patients in substance abuse treatment: family history, alcohol use and expectancies
    Stephen T Chermack
    University of Michigan, Department of Psychiatry, USA
    Addict Behav 31:845-58. 2006
    ....
  60. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of using an interactive laptop program in the emergency department to prevent alcohol misuse among adolescents
    Mary Ann Gregor
    Injury Research Center, The Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0437, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 42:276-84. 2003
    ..We determined the feasibility of using an interactive laptop program with adolescent emergency department (ED) patients to prevent alcohol use and misuse...
  61. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms among pregnant women screened in obstetrics settings
    Sheila M Marcus
    Department of Psychiatry, Women s Mood Disorders Program, University of Michigan Depression Center, University of Michigan Medical School, 900 Wall Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0722, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 12:373-80. 2003
    ..This study aimed to describe the prevalence of depressive symptomatology during pregnancy when seen in obstetric settings, the extent of treatment in this population, and specific risk factors associated with mood symptoms in pregnancy...
  62. ncbi request reprint Individual and social/environmental predictors of alcohol and drug use 2 years following substance abuse treatment
    Maureen A Walton
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, 400 E Eisenhower Parkway, Building 2, Suite A, Ann Arbor 48108 3318, USA
    Addict Behav 28:627-42. 2003
    ..Findings highlight differential predictors of posttreatment substance use that may be useful in developing alternative approaches to prevent relapse...
  63. ncbi request reprint Effect of strengths model versus assertive community treatment model on participant outcomes and utilization: two-year follow-up
    Kristen Lawton Barry
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Serious Mental Illness Treatment, Evaluation, and Research Center, Health Services Research and Development Field Office, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48113 0170, USA
    Psychiatr Rehabil J 26:268-77. 2003
    ..Findings support both treatment models, but additional clinical gains may be obtained from the Strengths approach...
  64. ncbi request reprint Rates and correlates of alcohol use among pregnant women in obstetrics clinics
    Heather A Flynn
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, 48108 3318, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 27:81-7. 2003
    ..Identification of harmful alcohol use during pregnancy and of associated factors is critical for the design and implementation of secondary prevention strategies...
  65. ncbi request reprint The mental health care context and patient characteristics: implications for provider job satisfaction
    C Raymond Bingham
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, HSR and D, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 29:335-44. 2002
    ..Provider job satisfaction was found to be greater on smaller units and units with higher patient functioning and lower illness severity. Implications of these results are discussed...
  66. ncbi request reprint A tailored smoking, alcohol, and depression intervention for head and neck cancer patients
    Sonia A Duffy
    Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development Service, Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System 11H, P O Box 130170, Ann Arbor, MI 48113 0170, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:2203-8. 2006
    ..Consequently, we developed and tested a tailored smoking, alcohol, and depression intervention for patients with head and neck cancer...
  67. ncbi request reprint Correlates of received and expressed violence persistence following substance abuse treatment
    Maureen A Walton
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 67:1-12. 2002
    ....
  68. ncbi request reprint Antipsychotic adherence over time among patients receiving treatment for schizophrenia: a retrospective review
    Marcia Valenstein
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Ann Arbor Center of Excellence COE, Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center SMITREC, Ann Arbor, MI 48113 0170, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:1542-50. 2006
    ..However, little is known about patients' adherence over time, although this has important services implications. We examined antipsychotic adherence over 4 years at the aggregate and the individual level among a large cohort of patients...
  69. ncbi request reprint Screening psychiatric emergency department patients with major mental illnesses for at-risk drinking
    Kristen L Barry
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48105 2194, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:1039-42. 2006
    ....
  70. ncbi request reprint Pharmacy data identify poorly adherent patients with schizophrenia at increased risk for admission
    Marcia Valenstein
    From the Department of Veterans Affairs, Serious Mental Illness Treatment, Research, and Evaluation Center SMITREC, Health Services Research and Development HSR and D Center for Excellence, Ann Arbor, MI 48113 0170, USA
    Med Care 40:630-9. 2002
    ..Health care organizations may be able to use pharmacy data to identify patients with schizophrenia and poor antipsychotic adherence...
  71. ncbi request reprint Routine use of the Beck Scale for Suicide Ideation in a psychiatric emergency department
    Daniel J Healy
    Community Support and Treatment Services, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 28:323-9. 2006
    ..U.S. suicide rates are estimated to be 11 per 100,000 people, and improved screening in emergency departments may reduce suicide rates...
  72. ncbi request reprint Clinical equivalence of generic clozapine
    Daniel J Healy
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan Health System, 1500 E Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0020, USA
    Community Ment Health J 41:393-8. 2005
    ..To determine if mental health service utilization increases when patients are converted to generic clozapine...
  73. ncbi request reprint Rates of at-risk drinking among patients presenting to the emergency department with occupational and nonoccupational injury
    Samuel A McLean
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0303, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 10:1354-61. 2003
    ..To compare the characteristics and rates of at-risk drinking among patients presenting to the emergency department (ED) with occupational and nonoccupational injury...
  74. ncbi request reprint Alcohol effects on motor vehicle crash injury
    Patricia F Waller
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 27:695-703. 2003
    ..Most clinical studies do not consider other important predictors of injury, making interpretation of their findings problematic...
  75. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of domestic violence and associated factors among women on a trauma service
    David M Melnick
    Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor 48109, USA
    J Trauma 53:33-7. 2002
    ..Despite the increasing recognition of the problem of domestic violence (DV), it has not been studied in surgical populations...
  76. ncbi request reprint Rates of maternal depression in pediatric emergency department and relationship to child service utilization
    Heather A Flynn
    Department of Psychiatry, Michigan Depression Center, University of Michigan Medical School, 2101 Commonwealth Boulevard, Suite B, Room 1003 Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 26:316-22. 2004
    ..Detection of maternal depression in pediatric settings using a screening tool accompanied by appropriate follow through may be a reasonable strategy to improve health outcomes for both the mother and her child...
  77. ncbi request reprint Access to and satisfaction with care comparing patients with and without serious mental illness
    Amy M Kilbourne
    VA Pittsburgh Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, USA
    Int J Psychiatry Med 36:383-99. 2006
    ..We compared perceived access to and satisfaction with health care between patients diagnosed with serious mental illness (SMI: schizophrenia or bipolar disorder) and among those with no SMI diagnosis...
  78. 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
    ....
  79. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of an emergency department-based interactive computer program to prevent alcohol misuse among injured adolescents
    Ronald F Maio
    University of Michigan Injury Research Center, Department of Emergency Medicine, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0437, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 45:420-9. 2005
    ..To determine whether an emergency department (ED)-based laptop computer intervention reduces the normative age-related increase in alcohol misuse compared with standard of care...
  80. ncbi request reprint Effect of a medication copayment increase in veterans with schizophrenia
    John E Zeber
    Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development South Texas Veterans Health Care System VERDICT, San Antonio, TX 78229 4404, USA
    Am J Manag Care 13:335-46. 2007
    ....
  81. ncbi request reprint Reinstitutionalization following psychiatric discharge among VA patients with serious mental illness: a national longitudinal study
    Cheryl Irmiter
    Department of Psychiatry, Mental Health Services, Outcomes, and Translation Section, University of Michigan, 4250 Plymouth Road, Box 5765, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Psychiatr Q 78:279-86. 2007
    ..Study findings may inform efforts to refine psychiatric and medical assessment for service delivery for this vulnerable population...
  82. ncbi request reprint Rates and predictors of depression treatment among pregnant women in hospital-affiliated obstetrics practices
    Heather A Flynn
    University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 28:289-95. 2006
    ....
  83. 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
    ....
  84. doi request reprint Improving integrated general medical and mental health services in community-based practices
    Amy M Kilbourne
    Department of Veterans Affairs, National Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 35:337-45. 2008
    ....
  85. doi request reprint Gender differences in health-related quality of life for veterans with serious mental illness
    CARRIE FARMER TEH
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 59:663-9. 2008
    ..This study assessed gender differences in health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in a national sample of veterans with serious mental illness...
  86. 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...
  87. 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...
  88. doi request reprint The prevalence and predictors of mental health treatment services in a national sample of depressed veterans
    Stephen T Chermack
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Ann Arbor Center of Excellence COE, Serious Mental Illness Treatment, Research, and Evaluation Center SMITREC, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108, USA
    Med Care 46:813-20. 2008
    ..Both low level care (receipt of any MT, PT, or CT, but all below guideline levels) as well as guideline concordant care (GC MT, PT, and CT) were examined...
  89. ncbi request reprint International medical graduates and the diagnosis and treatment of late-life depression
    Helen C Kales
    Psychiatry Service 116A, Veterans Affairs Medical Service, 2215 Fuller Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Acad Med 81:171-5. 2006
    ..Differences in medical training may affect IMGs' recognition of depression. The authors hypothesized that the diagnosis and treatment of late-life depression would differ between United States medical graduates (USMGs) and IMGs...
  90. ncbi request reprint Rates of clinical depression diagnosis, functional impairment, and nursing home placement in coexisting dementia and depression
    Helen C Kales
    Psychiatry Service 116A, Ann Arbor VA Medical Center, 2215 Fuller Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 13:441-9. 2005
    ....
  91. ncbi request reprint Race, gender, and psychiatrists' diagnosis and treatment of major depression among elderly patients
    Helen C Kales
    University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 56:721-8. 2005
    ..This study examined psychiatrists' contributions to racial and gender disparities in diagnosis and treatment among elderly persons...
  92. ncbi request reprint Effect of race and sex on primary care physicians' diagnosis and treatment of late-life depression
    Helen C Kales
    Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research Education and Clinical Center, Health Services Research and Development, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:777-84. 2005
    ..To examine primary care physician (PCP) contributions toward racial and sex differences in the diagnosis and treatment of late-life depression...
  93. 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...
  94. ncbi request reprint Violence among individuals in substance abuse treatment: the role of alcohol and cocaine consumption
    Stephen T Chermack
    John D Dingell VA Medical Center, 4646 John R Street, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 66:29-37. 2002
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Research Grants28

  1. Age-Related Services & Outcomes After DUI Interventions
    Frederic Blow; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This study will provide critical new knowledge regarding the age-related similarities and differences of adults in younger- to mid- to later-life at one of the important junctures in the intervention and treatment engagement process. ..
  2. Services Interventions for Injured ED Substance Abusers
    Frederic Blow; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  3. Services Interventions for Injured ED Problem Drinkers
    Frederic Blow; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  4. Tailored Youth Drug Intervention in Primary Care
    Frederic Blow; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..g., STD/HIV risk behaviors). This project will provide the critical first step toward the implementation of tailored marijuana prevention and intervention in primary care clinics. ..
  5. Optimizing SBIRT for Drug-Using Patients in an Inner-City Emergency Department
    Frederic Blow; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The use of state-of-the-art computer technology for screening and brief interventions has the potential to reach greater numbers of ED patients than is possible with in-person screening and brief intervention. ..
  6. Age-Related Services & Outcomes After DUI Interventions
    Frederic Blow; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This study will provide critical new knowledge regarding the age-related similarities and differences of adults in younger- to mid- to later-life at one of the important junctures in the intervention and treatment engagement process. ..
  7. Tailored Youth Drug Intervention in Primary Care
    Frederic Blow; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..g., STD/HIV risk behaviors). This project will provide the critical first step toward the implementation of tailored marijuana prevention and intervention in primary care clinics. ..
  8. Optimizing SBIRT for Drug-Using Patients in an Inner-City Emergency Department
    Frederic C Blow; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The use of state-of-the-art computer technology for screening and brief interventions has the potential to reach greater numbers of ED patients than is possible with in-person screening and brief intervention. ..
  9. TAILORED ALCOHOL MESSAGES IN THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT
    Frederic Blow; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  10. Optimizing Alcohol Brief Interventions in the ED: Computer vs. Clinician Delivery
    Frederic C Blow; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....