M A Dew

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Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Initial recovery patterns may predict which maintenance therapies for depression will keep older adults well
    M A Dew
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Affect Disord 65:155-66. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and risk of depression and anxiety-related disorders during the first three years after heart transplantation
    M A Dew
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Medical Center, PA 15213, USA
    Psychosomatics 42:300-13. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Healthy older adults' sleep predicts all-cause mortality at 4 to 19 years of follow-up
    Mary Amanda Dew
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Psychosom Med 65:63-73. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Onset, timing and risk for depression and anxiety in family caregivers to heart transplant recipients
    Mary Amanda Dew
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Psychol Med 34:1065-82. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Quality of life outcomes after heart transplantation in individuals bridged to transplant with ventricular assist devices
    M A Dew
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Medical Center, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 20:1199-212. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint An internet-based intervention to improve psychosocial outcomes in heart transplant recipients and family caregivers: development and evaluation
    Mary Amanda Dew
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 23:745-58. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint High relapse rate after discontinuation of adjunctive medication for elderly patients with recurrent major depression
    C F Reynolds
    Mental Health Clinical Research Center for the Study of Late Life Mood Disorders, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 153:1418-22. 1996
  8. ncbi request reprint Which elderly patients with remitted depression remain well with continued interpersonal psychotherapy after discontinuation of antidepressant medication?
    C F Reynolds
    Mental Health Clinical Research Center for the Study of Mood Disorders, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 154:958-62. 1997
  9. ncbi request reprint Temporal profiles of the course of depression during treatment. Predictors of pathways toward recovery in the elderly
    M A Dew
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, PA, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 54:1016-24. 1997
  10. ncbi request reprint Treatment of bereavement-related major depressive episodes in later life: a controlled study of acute and continuation treatment with nortriptyline and interpersonal psychotherapy
    C F Reynolds
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 156:202-8. 1999

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  1. ncbi request reprint Initial recovery patterns may predict which maintenance therapies for depression will keep older adults well
    M A Dew
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Affect Disord 65:155-66. 2001
    ..Patients' temporal patterns of acute treatment response may predict who requires which maintenance therapy to remain well...
  2. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and risk of depression and anxiety-related disorders during the first three years after heart transplantation
    M A Dew
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Medical Center, PA 15213, USA
    Psychosomatics 42:300-13. 2001
    ..Risk factors' effects were additive; the presence of an increasing number of risk factors bore a dose-response relationship to cumulative risk of disorder...
  3. ncbi request reprint Healthy older adults' sleep predicts all-cause mortality at 4 to 19 years of follow-up
    Mary Amanda Dew
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Psychosom Med 65:63-73. 2003
    ..We examined whether electroencephalographic (EEG) sleep parameters predicted survival time independently of known predictors of all-cause mortality...
  4. ncbi request reprint Onset, timing and risk for depression and anxiety in family caregivers to heart transplant recipients
    Mary Amanda Dew
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Psychol Med 34:1065-82. 2004
    ..We examined prevalence and risk factors for depressive and anxiety-related disorders in caregivers throughout 3 years after their family member's heart transplant...
  5. ncbi request reprint Quality of life outcomes after heart transplantation in individuals bridged to transplant with ventricular assist devices
    M A Dew
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Medical Center, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 20:1199-212. 2001
    ..Physical morbidity risks and benefits, and quality of life (QOL) during VAD support have been documented. Effects of pre-transplant VAD support on functional and QOL outcomes after transplantation have received no empirical attention...
  6. ncbi request reprint An internet-based intervention to improve psychosocial outcomes in heart transplant recipients and family caregivers: development and evaluation
    Mary Amanda Dew
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 23:745-58. 2004
    ..We therefore conducted the first empirical evaluation of an internet-based psychosocial intervention for heart recipients and their families...
  7. ncbi request reprint High relapse rate after discontinuation of adjunctive medication for elderly patients with recurrent major depression
    C F Reynolds
    Mental Health Clinical Research Center for the Study of Late Life Mood Disorders, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 153:1418-22. 1996
    ..Twenty-eight patients (17.7%) received inpatient care at some point during acute-phase treatment...
  8. ncbi request reprint Which elderly patients with remitted depression remain well with continued interpersonal psychotherapy after discontinuation of antidepressant medication?
    C F Reynolds
    Mental Health Clinical Research Center for the Study of Mood Disorders, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 154:958-62. 1997
    ..This study was conducted to identify which elderly patients with remitted recurrent major depression remain well with maintenance interpersonal psychotherapy after discontinuation of active antidepressant medication (nortriptyline)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Temporal profiles of the course of depression during treatment. Predictors of pathways toward recovery in the elderly
    M A Dew
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, PA, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 54:1016-24. 1997
    ..Whether patients vary in their pathways toward those outcomes--and the extent to which such variation can be anticipated by patient characteristics prior to treatment--has not been empirically examined...
  10. ncbi request reprint Treatment of bereavement-related major depressive episodes in later life: a controlled study of acute and continuation treatment with nortriptyline and interpersonal psychotherapy
    C F Reynolds
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 156:202-8. 1999
    ..The authors tested the hypothesis that nortriptyline and interpersonal psychotherapy, alone and in combination, are superior to placebo in achieving remission of bereavement-related major depressive episodes...
  11. ncbi request reprint Nortriptyline and interpersonal psychotherapy as maintenance therapies for recurrent major depression: a randomized controlled trial in patients older than 59 years
    C F Reynolds
    The Mental Health Clinical Research Centers for Late and Mid Life Mood Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA 15213, USA
    JAMA 281:39-45. 1999
    ..Elderly patients with major depression are at high risk for recurrence, increased mortality, and chronic disability...
  12. ncbi request reprint Temporal profiles of physical health in family members of heart transplant recipients: predictors of health change during caregiving
    M A Dew
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Health Psychol 17:138-51. 1998
    ..These findings are relevant to the design of interventions to maximize not only caregivers' health, but the health of the family members for whom they provide care...
  13. ncbi request reprint Early post-transplant medical compliance and mental health predict physical morbidity and mortality one to three years after heart transplantation
    M A Dew
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Medical Center, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 18:549-62. 1999
    ..We prospectively examined whether a full range of compliance behaviors and psychiatric outcomes during the first year post-transplant predicted subsequent mortality and physical morbidity through 3 years post-transplant...
  14. ncbi request reprint Avoidant coping with health problems is related to poorer quality of life among lung transplant candidates
    Larissa Myaskovsky
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Prog Transplant 13:183-92. 2003
    ..Although previous work has described the range of coping strategies candidates may use, whether those strategies are related to quality of life in physical functioning, emotional, and social domains has rarely been examined...
  15. pmc Predictors and outcomes of health-related quality of life in caregivers of cardiothoracic transplant recipients
    L Myaskovsky
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Transplant 12:3387-97. 2012
    ..Transplant teams should identify those caregivers at risk for poorer general health posttransplant to maximize positive outcomes for the entire family...
  16. ncbi request reprint Subjective health measures and acute treatment outcomes in geriatric depression
    E J Lenze
    The Intervention Research Center in Late Life Mood Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:1149-55. 2001
    ..However, successful treatment for depression has been associated with improvement in self-rated health and other health measures...
  17. pmc Marital quality in the context of mild cognitive impairment
    Linda Garand
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    West J Nurs Res 29:976-92. 2007
    ..Results of this study suggest the need for mental health interventions designed to preserve the quality of these marital relationships...
  18. ncbi request reprint PTSD in heart transplant recipients and their primary family caregivers
    A A Stukas
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Medical Center, USA
    Psychosomatics 40:212-21. 1999
    ..0% were probable cases. Severity and duration of disorder were similar across the groups. Being female, having a history of psychiatric illness, and having lower friend support were increased risks for PTSD-T...
  19. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal changes in diary- and laboratory-based sleep measures in healthy "old old" and "young old" subjects: a three-year follow-up
    C C Hoch
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Sleep 20:192-202. 1997
    ..The current results are representative of healthy elderly; sleep would probably deteriorate earlier and more quickly in elderly with more serious health problems and heavier medication use...
  20. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of late-life anxiety disorders during 32 weeks of citalopram treatment
    Stephen Blank
    Intervention Research Center for Late Life Mood Disorders, The Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:468-72. 2006
    ..Anxiety disorders are common in later life, but little is known about the long-term benefits and risks of pharmacotherapy...
  21. ncbi request reprint Three-year outcomes of maintenance nortriptyline treatment in late-life depression: a study of two fixed plasma levels
    C F Reynolds
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 156:1177-81. 1999
    ..This study compared the long-term efficacy of two fixed plasma levels of nortriptyline in preventing or delaying recurrence of major depression in elderly patients and in minimizing residual depressive symptoms and somatic complaints...
  22. ncbi request reprint The nature and determinants of neuropsychological functioning in late-life depression
    Meryl A Butters
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 61:587-95. 2004
    ..Cognitive impairment in late-life depression (LLD) is highly prevalent, disabling, poorly understood, and likely related to long-term outcome...
  23. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of cognitive disorders differs as a function of age in HIV virus infection
    James T Becker
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    AIDS 18:S11-8. 2004
    ..The purpose of this report is to describe the prevalence and incidence of cognitive impairment in HIV-infected individuals enrolled in a community-based study...
  24. ncbi request reprint Late-onset major depression: clinical and treatment-response variability
    Henry C Driscoll
    Intervention Research Center for Late Life Mood Disorders, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 20:661-7. 2005
    ..To explore clinical and treatment-response variability in late-onset vs early-onset non-bipolar, non-psychotic major depression...
  25. ncbi request reprint Cognitive impairment in late-life generalized anxiety disorder
    Rose C Mantella
    Advanced Center in Interventions and Services Research for Late Life Mood Disorders and the John A Hartford Center of Excellence in Geriatric Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 15:673-9. 2007
    ..This study sought to characterize cognitive functioning in elderly patients with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), as compared with normal comparison subjects and patients with major depression...
  26. pmc Anxiety impairs depression remission in partial responders during extended treatment in late-life
    Adam Greenlee
    Advanced Center for Intervention and Services Research for Late Life Mood Disorders, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    Depress Anxiety 27:451-6. 2010
    ..This study characterizes the effect of anxiety on remission during extended treatment for partial responders...
  27. pmc Individual and environmental correlates and predictors of early adherence and outcomes after liver transplantation
    Carol S Stilley
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Prog Transplant 20:58-66; quiz 67. 2010
    ..Yet, in other transplant recipients, nonadherent behavior is directly related to the leading causes of morbidity and mortality in liver transplant recipients...
  28. doi request reprint Motives and decision making of potential living liver donors: comparisons between gender, relationships and ambivalence
    A DiMartini
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Transplant 12:136-51. 2012
    ..We discuss the clinical relevance of these findings to donor evaluation and preparation...
  29. ncbi request reprint Cerebral glucose metabolic response to combined total sleep deprivation and antidepressant treatment in geriatric depression
    G S Smith
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 156:683-9. 1999
    ....
  30. doi request reprint Early trajectories of depressive symptoms after liver transplantation for alcoholic liver disease predicts long-term survival
    A DiMartini
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA, USA
    Am J Transplant 11:1287-95. 2011
    ..Whether treatment of depression will improve survival rates is an area for research...
  31. ncbi request reprint Paroxetine versus nortriptyline in the continuation and maintenance treatment of depression in the elderly
    G M Bump
    Intervention Research Center for Late-Life Mood Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Depress Anxiety 13:38-44. 2001
    ..Paroxetine and nortriptyline demonstrated similar efficacy in relapse and recurrence prevention in elderly depressed patients over an 18-month period...
  32. pmc Caregiving burden and psychiatric morbidity in spouses of persons with mild cognitive impairment
    Linda Garand
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Health and Community Systems Department, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 20:512-22. 2005
    ..We characterized the nature and level of caregiver burden and psychiatric morbidity in spouses of persons diagnosed with MCI...
  33. pmc Predicting 6-week treatment response to escitalopram pharmacotherapy in late-life major depressive disorder
    Ramin Saghafi
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:1141-6. 2007
    ..This study aims to characterize sociodemographic, clinical, and neuropsychologic correlates of full, partial, and non-response to escitalopram monotherapy of unipolar MDD in later life...
  34. pmc Disability in late-life major depression: patterns of self-reported task abilities, task habits, and observed task performance
    Joan C Rogers
    Department of Occupational Therapy, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Psychiatry Res 178:475-9. 2010
    ..The findings led us to conclude that when performance testing is not feasible, self-reports of functional status that focus on habits may be more accurate than those that focus on abilities...
  35. pmc Preventive intervention for living donor psychosocial outcomes: feasibility and efficacy in a randomized controlled trial
    M A Dew
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA Department of Biostatistics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
    Am J Transplant 13:2672-84. 2013
    ..045). They did not differ on depression, feelings about donation or family relationship quality. The findings suggest that the intervention merits testing in a larger, multisite trial...
  36. pmc Early treatment of depressive symptoms and long-term survival after liver transplantation
    S S Rogal
    Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Transplant 13:928-35. 2013
    ..44, 95% CI=1.45, 4.11), controlling for other known confounders. The factor most strongly linked to long-term mortality after liver transplantation in this cohort was untreated depression...
  37. ncbi request reprint Protecting sleep quality in later life: a pilot study of bed restriction and sleep hygiene
    C C Hoch
    The Intervention Research Center for Late Life Mood Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 56:P52-9. 2001
    ..The use of sleep hygiene was associated with initial improvement in daytime well-being, whereas bed restriction led to sustained improvements in sleep continuity and sleep depth...
  38. ncbi request reprint Psychological symptom levels and their correlates in lung and heart-lung transplant recipients
    C S Stilley
    Department of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Medical Center, PA, USA
    Psychosomatics 40:503-9. 1999
    ..Low sense of mastery and poorer physical functional status also showed some evidence of association with mental health...
  39. ncbi request reprint Course and rate of antidepressant response in the very old
    Ariel G Gildengers
    The Intervention Research Centers for Late Life and Mid Life Mood Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Affect Disord 69:177-84. 2002
    ..The authors examined elderly patients with major depression to determine the relationship of current age to treatment response course and success rate...
  40. ncbi request reprint Combined pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy as maintenance treatment for late-life depression: effects on social adjustment
    Eric J Lenze
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 159:466-8. 2002
    ..The authors hypothesized that elderly patients recovering from depression would have better social adjustment with medication and interpersonal psychotherapy than with medication or psychotherapy alone...
  41. ncbi request reprint Occurrence and course of suicidality during short-term treatment of late-life depression
    Katalin Szanto
    Department of Psychiatry, The Intervention Research Center for the Study of Late Life Mood Disorders, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 60:610-7. 2003
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Does transplantation produce quality of life benefits? A quantitative analysis of the literature
    M A Dew
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Medical Center, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Transplantation 64:1261-73. 1997
    ..We performed an exhaustive, quantitative literature review to determine the nature and degree of any QOL benefits associated with transplantation in adults...
  43. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder and service utilization among urban mental health center clients
    G E Switzer
    Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Trauma Stress 12:25-39. 1999
    ..Analyses comparing service use between PTSD and nonPTSD clients supported our expectation that clients with PTSD would use more mental health services, and would be less satisfied with services than their nonPTSD counterparts...
  44. ncbi request reprint Carbohydrate deficient transferrin in abstaining patients with end-stage liver disease
    A DiMartini
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinics, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 25:1729-33. 2001
    ..Because CDT is synthesized, glycosylated, and secreted by the liver, the use of CDT values in patients with liver disease has been an area of focused interest...
  45. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial vulnerability, physical symptoms and physical impairment after lung and heart-lung transplantation
    Annette De Vito Dabbs
    Department of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 22:1268-75. 2003
    ..We examined the contribution of psychosocial variables to patients' experience of physical symptoms and physical impairment...
  46. ncbi request reprint Maintenance treatment for old-age depression preserves health-related quality of life: a randomized, controlled trial of paroxetine and interpersonal psychotherapy
    Alexandre Y Dombrovski
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1325-32. 2007
    ..To determine whether maintenance antidepressant pharmacotherapy and interpersonal psychotherapy sustain gains in health-related quality of life (HR-QOL) achieved during short-term treatment in older patients with depression...
  47. pmc A controlled evaluation of monthly maintenance interpersonal psychotherapy in late-life depression with varying levels of cognitive function
    Kristen Carreira
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 23:1110-3. 2008
    ..To evaluate the effect of maintenance Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) on recurrence rates and time to recurrence of major depression in elderly patients with varying levels of cognitive function...
  48. pmc Pilot study of augmentation with aripiprazole for incomplete response in late-life depression: getting to remission
    Meera Sheffrin
    Advanced Center in Interventions and Services Research for Late Life Mood Disorders ACISR LLMD and the John A Hartford Center of Excellence in Geriatric Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 70:208-13. 2009
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint Psychological distress and adherence to the medical regimen among adolescent renal transplant recipients
    Lili Penkower
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Transplant 3:1418-25. 2003
    ..These findings suggest that while symptoms of depression and anxiety are observed among some adolescents with renal transplants, only anger is associated with elevated risk for nonadherence with medication...
  50. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal study of laboratory- and diary-based sleep measures in healthy "old old" and "young old" volunteers
    C C Hoch
    Sleep and Chronobiology Center, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pennsylvania 15213
    Sleep 17:489-96. 1994
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first longitudinal data set on sleep in the healthy old old...
  51. ncbi request reprint Accounting for covariate measurement error in a Cox model analysis of recurrence of depression
    K Liu
    Department of Biostatistics, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 35:177-85. 2001
    ..In the depression data, these methods render comparable results that have less bias than the results when measurement error is ignored...
  52. pmc Trajectories of alcohol consumption following liver transplantation
    A DiMartini
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Transplant 10:2305-12. 2010
    ..We discuss the relevance of these findings to clinical care and preliminarily to outcomes...
  53. ncbi request reprint Maturity and adherence in adolescent and young adult heart recipients
    Carol S Stilley
    School of Nursing, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 10:323-30. 2006
    ..Clinicians and parents alike report symptoms of social immaturity and failure to appreciate consequences of risky behavior; relationships between the two have not been studied in this population...
  54. pmc Apathy after hip fracture: a potential target for intervention to improve functional outcomes
    Eric J Lenze
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, USA
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 21:271-8. 2009
    ..Interventions to prevent or improve apathy in elderly persons deserve further attention...
  55. pmc Diagnostic labels, stigma, and participation in research related to dementia and mild cognitive impairment
    Linda Garand
    Health and Community Systems Department, The University o Pittsburgh School of Nursing, 415 Victoria Building, 3500 Victoria Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Res Gerontol Nurs 2:112-21. 2009
    ..We also discuss how stigma can affect numerous aspects of the nursing research process. Strategies are presented for addressing stigma-related barriers to participation in clinical research on dementia and MCI...
  56. ncbi request reprint Comorbid anxiety disorder in late life depression: association with memory decline over four years
    Alison K DeLuca
    The Intervention Research Center for Late Life Mood Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 20:848-54. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether comorbid GAD or PD was associated with poorer long-term outcomes of late-life MDD, in terms of symptoms, functional disability, and cognitive status...
  57. ncbi request reprint Clinically relevant behaviors in elderly hip fracture inpatients
    Helen H Dorra
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, USA
    Int J Psychiatry Med 32:249-59. 2002
    ..To examine the range of behaviors documented by inpatient rehabilitation staff and the association of these behaviors with functional outcome, in elderly persons undergoing rehabilitation after hip fracture...
  58. ncbi request reprint The association of late-life depression and anxiety with physical disability: a review of the literature and prospectus for future research
    E J Lenze
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 9:113-35. 2001
    ..The authors discuss how these findings inform current concepts of physical disability and discuss the implications for future intervention studies of late-life depression and anxiety disorders...
  59. ncbi request reprint Combined effects of HIV-infection status and psychosocial vulnerability on mental health in homosexual men
    W C Dickey
    Department of Epidemiology and Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health, School of Medicine, Pennsylvania, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 34:4-11. 1999
    ..Rather, any association of HIV status and mental health will depend largely on other psychosocial characteristics that foster vulnerability or resistance to distress in these men...
  60. ncbi request reprint Trajectories of change in quality of life in 12-month survivors of lung or heart transplant
    L Myaskovsky
    V A Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Transplant 6:1939-47. 2006
    ..Thus, while clinical interventions designed to improve QOL posttransplant should be tailored to transplant recipients' initial psychosocial assets and liabilities, they need not be distinguished by transplant type...
  61. pmc Cancer-related symptom clusters, eosinophils, and survival in hepatobiliary cancer: an exploratory study
    Jennifer L Steel
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 39:859-71. 2010
    ..The study of symptom clusters is gaining increased attention in the field of oncology in an attempt to improve the quality of life of patients diagnosed with cancer...
  62. ncbi request reprint Preventing depression in medical illness: a new lead?
    Charles F Reynolds
    Advanced Center for Interventions and Services Research for Late Life Mood Disorders, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3811 O Hara St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:884-5. 2007
  63. ncbi request reprint Rates and risk factors for nonadherence to the medical regimen after adult solid organ transplantation
    Mary Amanda Dew
    1 Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Transplantation 83:858-73. 2007
    ..Clinicians require precise information on nonadherence rates in order to evaluate patients' risks for this problem...
  64. ncbi request reprint Effect of comorbid anxiety on treatment response and relapse risk in late-life depression: controlled study
    Carmen Andreescu
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, 3811 O Hara Street, Room E 823, Pittsburgh, PA15213, USA
    Br J Psychiatry 190:344-9. 2007
    ..Comorbid anxiety is common in depressive disorders in both middle and late life, and it affects response to antidepressant treatment...
  65. pmc Does depression, apathy or cognitive impairment reduce the benefit of inpatient rehabilitation facilities for elderly hip fracture patients?
    Eric J Lenze
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Advanced Center for Interventions and Services Research in Late Life Mood Disorders and John A Hartford Center of Excellence in Geriatric Psychiatry, PA 15213, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 29:141-6. 2007
    ....
  66. pmc Adherence to the medical regimen during the first two years after lung transplantation
    Mary Amanda Dew
    1 Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Transplantation 85:193-202. 2008
    ..Whether adherence levels differ in lung versus other types of transplant recipients is unknown...
  67. pmc Meta-analysis of risk for relapse to substance use after transplantation of the liver or other solid organs
    Mary Amanda Dew
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Liver Transpl 14:159-72. 2008
    ..17-0.21). Future research should focus on improving the prediction of risk for substance use relapse, and on testing interventions to promote continued abstinence posttransplantation...
  68. pmc Numeracy skills in CKD: correlates and outcomes
    Khaled Abdel-Kader
    University of Pittsburgh, Renal Electrolyte Division, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 5:1566-73. 2010
    ..Healthcare providers communicate the risks and benefits of treatments using frequencies, percentages, or proportions. However, many patients lack the numerical skills needed to interpret this information accurately to make informed choices...
  69. pmc Meta-analysis of medical regimen adherence outcomes in pediatric solid organ transplantation
    Mary Amanda Dew
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Transplantation 88:736-46. 2009
    ..However, the literature provides inconsistent evidence regarding prevalence and risk factors for nonadherence posttransplant...
  70. pmc Use of the late-life function and disability instrument to assess disability in major depression
    Jordan F Karp
    Advanced Center for Intervention and Services Research for Late Life Mood Disorders, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3811 O Hara Street, Courier Office 100 North Bellefield Avenue, Room 766, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1612-9. 2009
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  71. pmc Depressed mood is not a risk factor for incident dementia in a community-based cohort
    James T Becker
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, 3501 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:653-63. 2009
    ..To determine the relationship between depressed mood and the development of Alzheimer disease in cognitively normal individuals...
  72. pmc Individual quality of life in chronic kidney disease: influence of age and dialysis modality
    Khaled Abdel-Kader
    Renal Electrolyte Division, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 4:711-8. 2009
    ..We also examined the strength of association between (1) multidimensional health-related quality-of-life measures and IQOL and (2) psychosocial factors and IQOL...
  73. pmc Early adverse events as predictors of 1-year mortality during mechanical circulatory support
    Elizabeth A Genovese
    Artificial Heart Program, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 29:981-8. 2010
    ..Therefore, we sought to determine the impact on 1-year mortality of AEs occurring during the first 60 days of VAD support...
  74. pmc Intelligent assistive technology applications to dementia care: current capabilities, limitations, and future challenges
    Ashok J Bharucha
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Iroquois Building Suite 502, 3600 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:88-104. 2009
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  75. doi request reprint Clusters of alcohol use disorders diagnostic criteria and predictors of alcohol use after liver transplantation for alcoholic liver disease
    Andrea DiMartini
    The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and Starzl Transplant Institute, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Psychosomatics 49:332-40. 2008
    ..Numerous combinations of specific symptoms are possible to achieve diagnostic significance...
  76. pmc Age, model for end-stage liver disease score, and organ functioning predict posttransplant tacrolimus neurotoxicity
    Andrea DiMartini
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Liver Transpl 14:815-22. 2008
    ..We discuss the implications of these findings and the relevance for future clinical care in these high-risk patients...
  77. ncbi request reprint Psychotherapy in long-term care: A review
    Ashok J Bharucha
    Advanced Center in Interventions and Services Research for Late Life Mood Disorders and the John A Hartford Center of Excellence in Geriatric Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 7:568-80. 2006
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  78. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with ambivalence about bone marrow donation among newly recruited unrelated potential donors
    Galen E Switzer
    The Center for Research on Health Care, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Transplantation 75:1517-23. 2003
    ..The current study examines the prevalence of ambivalence among newly recruited potential bone marrow donors and identifies factors associated with greater ambivalence...
  79. ncbi request reprint Adverse effects of depression and cognitive impairment on rehabilitation participation and recovery from hip fracture
    Eric J Lenze
    Intervention Research Center for the Study of Late Life Mood Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:472-8. 2004
    ..Our goal was to determine whether any association of depression and cognitive impairment with rehabilitation outcome is accounted for by more immediate effects of these variables on rehabilitation participation...
  80. ncbi request reprint Effect of cerebrovascular risk factors on depression treatment outcome in later life
    Mark D Miller
    Intervention Research Center in Late Life Mood Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 10:592-8. 2002
    ..This study tested the relationship of cerebrovascular risk factors (CVRF) to clinical presentation and treatment outcome in 156 subjects enrolled in a long-term maintenance treatment study of late-life recurrent major depression...
  81. ncbi request reprint Attrition of potential bone marrow donors at two key decision points leading to donation
    Galen E Switzer
    Department of Medicine, Center for Research on Health Care, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Transplantation 77:1529-34. 2004
    ..Its goal was to determine which characteristics from six psychosocial domains were associated with attrition at two key stages leading to donation...
  82. ncbi request reprint Executive functioning, illness course, and relapse/recurrence in continuation and maintenance treatment of late-life depression: is there a relationship?
    Meryl A Butters
    Intervention Research Center for Late Life Mood Disorders, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 12:387-94. 2004
    ..The authors tested the hypothesis that impaired executive functioning leads to high rates of relapse and recurrence in late-life depression...
  83. ncbi request reprint Accelerating symptom-reduction in late-life depression: a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial of sleep deprivation
    Charles F Reynolds
    Intervention Research Center for Late Life Mood Disorders IRC LLMD, Univ of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3811 O Hara Street, E 113521, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 13:353-8. 2005
    ..Authors tested the hypothesis that one night of total sleep deprivation (TSD) would accelerate antidepressant response to paroxetine, as compared with TSD+placebo (PBO) and paroxetine-alone, in late-life major depression...
  84. ncbi request reprint Pretransplant psychiatric and medical comorbidity of alcoholic liver disease patients who received liver transplant
    Andrea DiMartini
    Department of Psychiatry and Transplantation Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Starzl Transplant Institute, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Psychosomatics 45:517-23. 2004
    ..The findings suggest the need for pretransplant psychiatric evaluation of alcoholic liver disease patients to identify nonalcohol substance use disorders and other psychiatric disorders that may require treatment...
  85. ncbi request reprint Body pain and treatment response in late-life depression
    Jordan F Karp
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, 3811 O Hara St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 13:188-94. 2005
    ..They hypothesized that higher levels of body pain would predict a longer time to and lower likelihood of response, and increased levels of suicidal ideation...
  86. ncbi request reprint Generalized anxiety disorder in late life: lifetime course and comorbidity with major depressive disorder
    Eric J Lenze
    Intervention Research Center in Late Life Mood Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 13:77-80. 2005
    ..The authors assessed the course and comorbidity of late-life GAD and MDD...
  87. ncbi request reprint Geriatric depression treatment in nonresponders to selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
    Ellen M Whyte
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 65:1634-41. 2004
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  88. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and tolerability of citalopram in the treatment of late-life anxiety disorders: results from an 8-week randomized, placebo-controlled trial
    Eric J Lenze
    Intervention Research Center for Late Life Mood Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and VA Healthcare System, PA, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 162:146-50. 2005
    ..Anxiety disorders are highly prevalent in elderly persons. However, to date, the efficacy of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) for the treatment of anxiety disorders in this age group has not been established...
  89. ncbi request reprint Profiles and predictors of the course of psychological distress across four years after heart transplantation
    Mary Amanda Dew
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Psychol Med 35:1215-27. 2005
    ..However, this 'average' pattern may conceal subgroups with differing profiles of psychological response. We sought to identify unique temporal distress profiles, and their predictors, after heart transplantation...
  90. ncbi request reprint Somatic symptoms of depression in elderly patients with medical comorbidities
    Rebecca A Drayer
    Center for Research on Health Care, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 20:973-82. 2005
    ..These analyses were designed to determine if somatic symptoms in older patients are more strongly associated with chronic physical problems or with depression...
  91. ncbi request reprint The association of donor center characteristics with attrition from the national marrow donor registry
    Larissa Myaskovsky
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Transplantation 77:874-80. 2004
    ....
  92. ncbi request reprint An intent-to-treat method for enhancing analysis of clinical trials with rescue medication: a mixed-model approach
    Patricia R Houck
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Psychopharmacol Bull 37:79-89. 2003
    ..This analytic approach illustrates the importance of collecting and incorporating data after rescue, including the timing of rescue...
  93. pmc The relationship between pain and mental flexibility in older adult pain clinic patients
    Jordan F Karp
    Intervention Research Center and Advanced Center for Intervention and Services Research for Late Life Mood Disorders, University of Pittburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Pain Med 7:444-52. 2006
    ..Mental flexibility, memory, and information-processing speed may be particularly vulnerable in the aging brain. We investigated the effects of persistent pain on these cognitive domains among community-dwelling, nondemented older adults...
  94. ncbi request reprint Good treatment outcomes in late-life depression with comorbid anxiety
    Eric J Lenze
    The Intervention Research Center in Late Life Mood Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Affect Disord 77:247-54. 2003
    ..This study evaluated the impact of comorbid anxiety on response, dropouts, and side effects, in elderly subjects treated for depression...
  95. pmc Associations between adjuvant endocrine therapy and onset of physical and emotional concerns among breast cancer survivors
    G J van Londen
    Department of Medicine Hematology Oncology, Geriatric Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Support Care Cancer 22:937-45. 2014
    ..The study objective is to describe self-reported physical and emotional concerns of breast cancer survivors who are current, prior, or never-recipients of AET...
  96. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of a dyadic intervention for management of osteoarthritis: a pilot study with older patients and their spousal caregivers
    L M Martire
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and University Center for Social and Urban Research, 121 University Place, Room 508, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Aging Ment Health 7:53-60. 2003
    ..The findings of this pilot study point to the utility of a dyadic intervention approach to management of OA in late life...
  97. ncbi request reprint Risk modifiers for peripheral sensory neuropathy in HIV infection/AIDS
    O L Lopez
    Department of Neurology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, PA, USA
    Eur J Neurol 11:97-102. 2004
    ..The peripheral neurotoxic effect of anti-retroviral medication should be taken into account in the design of long-term therapies...
  98. pmc Cognitive and adaptive functioning after liver transplantation for maple syrup urine disease: a case series
    D A Shellmer
    Hillman Center for Pediatric Transplantation, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, The Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA 15224, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 15:58-64. 2011
    ..In general, findings indicate that liver transplantation minimizes the likelihood of additional central nervous system damage, providing an opportunity for possible stabilization or improvement in neurocognitive functioning...
  99. ncbi request reprint Alcohol use following liver transplantation: a comparison of follow-up methods
    A DiMartini
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA, USA
    Psychosomatics 42:55-62. 2001
    ..With this type of accuracy, risk factors can be identified and alcohol use can be compared with alcohol-related morbidity posttransplant...
  100. ncbi request reprint Guidelines for the psychosocial evaluation of living unrelated kidney donors in the United States
    M A Dew
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Transplant 7:1047-54. 2007
    ..The meeting deliberations resulted in the recommendations made in this report...
  101. ncbi request reprint Donating stimulated peripheral blood stem cells vs bone marrow: do donors experience the procedures differently?
    G E Switzer
    Center for Research on Health Care, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Bone Marrow Transplant 27:917-23. 2001
    ..Finally, PBSC donors reported that marrow donation was more physically difficult, time-consuming, and inconvenient, and that they preferred PBSC to marrow donation...