Katherine Anne Comtois

Summary

Affiliation: University of Washington
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Collaborative assessment and management of suicidality (CAMS): feasibility trial for next-day appointment services
    Katherine Anne Comtois
    University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Depress Anxiety 28:963-72. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint A review of interventions to reduce the prevalence of parasuicide
    Katherine Anne Comtois
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 53:1138-44. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with high use of public mental health services by persons with borderline personality disorder
    Katherine Anne Comtois
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, 98195, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 54:1149-54. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Dual diagnosis: impact of family history
    Katherine Anne Comtois
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Am J Addict 14:291-9. 2005
  5. doi request reprint Recovery from disability for individuals with borderline personality disorder: a feasibility trial of DBT-ACES
    Katherine Anne Comtois
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Harborview Medical Center, 325 9th Ave, Box 359911, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 61:1106-11. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Two-year randomized controlled trial and follow-up of dialectical behavior therapy vs therapy by experts for suicidal behaviors and borderline personality disorder
    Marsha M Linehan
    Behavioral Research and Therapy Clinics, Department of Psychology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 1525, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 63:757-66. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Substance-induced suicidal admissions to an acute psychiatric service: characteristics and outcomes
    Richard K Ries
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 34:72-9. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Identifying outpatients with entrenched suicidal ideation following hospitalization
    Stephen S O'Connor
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 42:173-84. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Clinicians' assessments of bipolar disorder and substance abuse as predictors of suicidal behavior in acutely hospitalized psychiatric inpatients
    Katherine Anne Comtois
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 56:757-63. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Validation of the co-occurring disorder quadrant model
    Michael G McDonell
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine, Box 359911, Harborview Medical Center, 325 Ninth Ave, Seattle, WA 98104 2499, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 44:266-73. 2012

Research Grants

  1. Health Services for Parasuicidal Behavior
    KATHERINE COMTOIS; Fiscal Year: 2005
  2. DBT-ACES: Evaluation of Feasibility
    KATHERINE COMTOIS; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. doi request reprint Collaborative assessment and management of suicidality (CAMS): feasibility trial for next-day appointment services
    Katherine Anne Comtois
    University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Depress Anxiety 28:963-72. 2011
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint A review of interventions to reduce the prevalence of parasuicide
    Katherine Anne Comtois
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 53:1138-44. 2002
    ..The author reviewed studies of treatments for parasuicide in order to assist health services planners, administrators, and clinicians develop and improve interventions for parasuicide and decrease its prevalence...
  3. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with high use of public mental health services by persons with borderline personality disorder
    Katherine Anne Comtois
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, 98195, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 54:1149-54. 2003
    ..The research presented here was a pilot study to identify clinical factors associated with high use (as opposed to lower use) of inpatient psychiatric services by persons with borderline personality disorder...
  4. ncbi request reprint Dual diagnosis: impact of family history
    Katherine Anne Comtois
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Am J Addict 14:291-9. 2005
    ..Differences in means represent low to very low substance abuse severity for those without family history and low to medium severity for those with family history. The clinical implications are discussed...
  5. doi request reprint Recovery from disability for individuals with borderline personality disorder: a feasibility trial of DBT-ACES
    Katherine Anne Comtois
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Harborview Medical Center, 325 9th Ave, Box 359911, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 61:1106-11. 2010
    ..This study examined the feasibility of DBT-Accepting the Challenges of Exiting the System (DBT-ACES), a follow-up to standard DBT (SDBT)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Two-year randomized controlled trial and follow-up of dialectical behavior therapy vs therapy by experts for suicidal behaviors and borderline personality disorder
    Marsha M Linehan
    Behavioral Research and Therapy Clinics, Department of Psychology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 1525, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 63:757-66. 2006
    ..Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) is a treatment for suicidal behavior and borderline personality disorder with well-documented efficacy...
  7. ncbi request reprint Substance-induced suicidal admissions to an acute psychiatric service: characteristics and outcomes
    Richard K Ries
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 34:72-9. 2008
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Identifying outpatients with entrenched suicidal ideation following hospitalization
    Stephen S O'Connor
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 42:173-84. 2012
    ..Application of the suicidal ambivalence index may help administrators identify patients who require more intensive clinical services to resolve their suicidal ideation...
  9. ncbi request reprint Clinicians' assessments of bipolar disorder and substance abuse as predictors of suicidal behavior in acutely hospitalized psychiatric inpatients
    Katherine Anne Comtois
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 56:757-63. 2004
    ..To further explore the relationships of substance abuse, suicide, and bipolarity as they present in clinical practice, we analyzed standardized clinical data from a large acute psychiatric inpatient service...
  10. ncbi request reprint Validation of the co-occurring disorder quadrant model
    Michael G McDonell
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine, Box 359911, Harborview Medical Center, 325 Ninth Ave, Seattle, WA 98104 2499, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 44:266-73. 2012
    ..Initial and follow-up quadrant placement was significantly correlated suggesting stability of the quadrant model. Data support the validity of the quadrant model for application in clinical and administrative purposes...
  11. ncbi request reprint Suicide Attempt Self-Injury Interview (SASII): development, reliability, and validity of a scale to assess suicide attempts and intentional self-injury
    Marsha M Linehan
    Department of Psychology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 3515, USA
    Psychol Assess 18:303-12. 2006
    ..The SASII was found to have very good interrater reliability and adequate validity...
  12. ncbi request reprint Dialectical behavior therapy versus comprehensive validation therapy plus 12-step for the treatment of opioid dependent women meeting criteria for borderline personality disorder
    Marsha M Linehan
    Behavioral Research and Therapy Clinics, Department of Psychology, University of Washington, Box 351525, Seattle, WA 98195 1525, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 67:13-26. 2002
    ..A noteworthy secondary finding was that DBT participants were significantly more accurate in their self-report of opiate use than were those assigned to CVT + 12S...
  13. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial treatments of suicidal behaviors: a practice-friendly review
    Katherine Anne Comtois
    Department of Psychology, Behavioral Research and Therapy Clinics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Clin Psychol 62:161-70. 2006
    ..These are critical steps for clinical psychology and psychotherapists to take in their role in suicide prevention...
  14. doi request reprint Global Appraisal of Individual Needs Short Screener (GSS): psychometric properties and performance as a screening measure in adolescents
    Michael G McDonell
    Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 35:157-60. 2009
    ..Psychiatric disorder subscales performed less well. The discussion focuses on the strengths and potential weaknesses of use of the GSS and its potential utility in other populations...
  15. doi request reprint Untreated posttraumatic stress among persons with severe mental illness despite marked trauma and symptomatology
    Chloe E Chessen
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 62:1201-6. 2011
    ..The study examined the degree to which trauma was addressed among clients being treated for a severe mental illness and a substance use disorder at a community mental health center...
  16. ncbi request reprint Use of case manager ratings and weekly urine toxicology tests among outpatients with dual diagnoses
    Richard K Ries
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Harborview Mental Health Services, Seattle 98104, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 53:764-6. 2002
    ..These findings have implications for monitoring patients with dual diagnoses and provide insight into the accuracy of case manager ratings...
  17. doi request reprint Comparing the diagnosis of PTSD when assessing worst versus multiple traumatic events in a chronically mentally ill sample
    Tracy L Simpson
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Mental Health Service, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Trauma Stress 24:361-4. 2011
    ..2% when considering all traumas. Although preliminary, these results suggest that linking PTSD symptoms to a single traumatic event excludes a meaningful number of cases who are otherwise indistinguishable based on symptom profile...
  18. ncbi request reprint Reasons for suicide attempts and nonsuicidal self-injury in women with borderline personality disorder
    Milton Z Brown
    Department of Psychology, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 1525, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 111:198-202. 2002
    ..Almost all participants reported that both types of parasuicide were intended to relieve negative emotions. It is likely that suicidal and nonsuicidal parasuicide have multiple intents and functions...
  19. pmc The impact of experiential avoidance on the reduction of depression in treatment for borderline personality disorder
    Matthias Berking
    University of Washington, Department of Psychology, BRTC, Box 351525, Seattle, WA 98195 1525, USA
    Behav Res Ther 47:663-70. 2009
    ..Although current treatments for BPD are effective in reducing depression, the average post-treatment level of depression remains high...
  20. ncbi request reprint Practice of dialectical behavior therapy after psychiatry residency
    John T Frederick
    University of Washington, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Harborview Medical Center, 325 9th Ave, Box 359911, Seattle, WA 98104 2499, USA
    Acad Psychiatry 30:63-8. 2006
    ..The University of Washington (UW) psychiatry residency program attempted to determine how participation in a dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) training program influenced the practice of its graduates...
  21. ncbi request reprint Risky assessments: participant suicidality and distress associated with research assessments in a treatment study of suicidal behavior
    Sarah K Reynolds
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry and Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 36:19-34. 2006
    ..Overall, our findings indicate that research with highly suicidal individuals can be done safely with the use of well-trained assessors and an appropriate crisis management protocol...

Research Grants3

  1. Health Services for Parasuicidal Behavior
    KATHERINE COMTOIS; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..3) Identify service utilization patterns related to system factors above and beyond patient factors (e.g., crisis services replacing outpatient as primary treatment for parasuicidal individuals). ..
  2. DBT-ACES: Evaluation of Feasibility
    KATHERINE COMTOIS; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....