Dorcas J Dobie
Affiliation: University of Washington
- Posttraumatic stress disorder screening status is associated with increased VA medical and surgical utilization in womenDorcas J Dobie
Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, USA
J Gen Intern Med 21:S58-64. 2006..Women with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) report poor health, but associations with health care utilization are understudied...
- Posttraumatic stress disorder in female veterans: association with self-reported health problems and functional impairmentDorcas J Dobie
Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, USA
Arch Intern Med 164:394-400. 2004....
- Reduction of nightmares and other PTSD symptoms in combat veterans by prazosin: a placebo-controlled studyMurray A Raskind
Northwest Network VISN 20 Mental Illness Research, Eduation, and Clinical Center, VA Puget Sound Healthcare System, Seattle, USA
Am J Psychiatry 160:371-3. 2003..Prazosin is a centrally active alpha(1) adrenergic antagonist. The authors' goal was to evaluate prazosin efficacy for nightmares, sleep disturbance, and overall posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in combat veterans...
- Two brief alcohol-screening tests From the Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT): validation in a female Veterans Affairs patient populationKatharine A Bradley
Veteran Women s Alcohol Problems Study, Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Health Services Research and Development Service, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
Arch Intern Med 163:821-9. 2003..The Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT) questions 1 through 3 (AUDIT-C), and AUDIT question 3 alone are effective alcohol-screening tests in male Veterans Affairs (VA) patients, but have not been validated in women...
- The TWEAK is weak for alcohol screening among female Veterans Affairs outpatientsKristen R Bush
Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Center of Excellence in Substance Abuse Treatment and Education, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
Alcohol Clin Exp Res 27:1971-8. 2003....
- Screening for post-traumatic stress disorder in female Veteran's Affairs patients: validation of the PTSD checklistDorcas J Dobie
Mental Illness Research Education and Clinical Center, VA Puget Sound Health Care System and Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
Gen Hosp Psychiatry 24:367-74. 2002..86 (95% CI 0.82-0.90). A PCL score of 38 optimized the performance of the PCL as a screening test (sensitivity 0.79, specificity 0.79). The PCL performed well as a screening measure for the detection of PTSD in female VA patients...
- Screening for substance abuse and psychiatric disorders among women patients in a VA Health Care SystemTania M Davis
Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
Psychiatr Serv 54:214-8. 2003..This study of women Veterans Affairs (VA) health care patients screened for the prevalence of past-year smoking, hazardous and problem drinking, other drug abuse, and psychiatric disorders...
- Frequency of mastalgia among women veterans. Association with psychiatric conditions and unexplained pain syndromesKay M Johnson
Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
J Gen Intern Med 21:S70-5. 2006..To determine the prevalence and frequency of mastalgia and its association with psychiatric conditions and unexplained pain syndromes...
- Prevalence of hysterectomy and associated factors in women Veterans Affairs patientsCarolyn Gardella
Peri operative and Surgical Care, Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA
J Reprod Med 50:166-72. 2005..To estimate the prevalence of hysterectomy and associated factors in women veterans who access care at a Veterans Affairs medical center...
- Successful multi-site measurement of antisaccade performance deficits in schizophreniaAllen D Radant
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States
Schizophr Res 89:320-9. 2007..These results confirm previous findings of antisaccade deficits in schizophrenia subjects and support the use of the antisaccade task as a potential schizophrenia endophenotype in multi-site genetic studies...
- Antisaccade performance in schizophrenia patients, their first-degree biological relatives, and community comparison subjects: data from the COGS studyAllen D Radant
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington and Department of Veteran Affairs, VISN 20, Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Seattle, Washington 98108, USA
Psychophysiology 47:846-56. 2010..Given the significant heritability of antisaccade performance, the effects of a genetic polymorphism is one possible explanation of our results...
- Validation of the PTSD checklist in an HMO sample of womenEdward A Walker
Division of Consultation Liaison Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
Gen Hosp Psychiatry 24:375-80. 2002....
- Prazosin reduces nightmares in combat veterans with posttraumatic stress disorderMurray A Raskind
Northwest Network Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center, VA Puget Sound Health Care System and University of Washington, Seattle 98108, USA
J Clin Psychiatry 63:565-8. 2002..Preclinical and clinical observations suggest that the centrally active alpha1-adrenergic antagonist prazosin might alleviate trauma content nightmares and other symptoms in combat veterans with chronic posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)...
- Initial heritability analyses of endophenotypic measures for schizophrenia: the consortium on the genetics of schizophreniaTiffany A Greenwood
Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, USA
Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:1242-50. 2007..Exploration of the genetic architecture of specific endophenotypes may be a powerful strategy for understanding the genetic basis of schizophrenia...
- Verbal working memory impairments in individuals with schizophrenia and their first-degree relatives: findings from the Consortium on the Genetics of SchizophreniaWilliam P Horan
Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Geffen School of Medicine at University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095 6968, USA
Schizophr Res 103:218-28. 2008....
- A brief readiness to change drinking algorithm: concurrent validity in female VA primary care patientsAmee J Epler
Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri Columbia, Psychology Building, Room 105, 200 South Seventh Street, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
Addict Behav 30:389-95. 2005..Regular assessment using the RTC Algorithm questions may help primary care providers tailor alcohol-related discussions with hazardous drinking patients...
- The Consortium on the Genetics of Endophenotypes in Schizophrenia: model recruitment, assessment, and endophenotyping methods for a multisite collaborationMonica E Calkins
Neuropsychiatry Section, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, 10 Gates, 3400 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Schizophr Bull 33:33-48. 2007..The purpose of this article is to provide a description of the COGS structure and methods, including participant recruitment and assessment...
- Multi-site studies of acoustic startle and prepulse inhibition in humans: initial experience and methodological considerations based on studies by the Consortium on the Genetics of SchizophreniaNeal R Swerdlow
Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
Schizophr Res 92:237-51. 2007..Genetic studies now often employ multiple, geographically dispersed test sites to accommodate the need for large and complex study samples. Here, we assessed the feasibility of using PPI in multi-site studies...