Paul Duberstein

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Affiliation: University of Rochester
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Feeling labeled, judged, lectured, and rejected by family and friends over depression: cautionary results for primary care clinicians from a multi-centered, qualitative study
    Erik Fernandez Y-Garcia
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA, USA
    BMC Fam Pract 13:64. 2012
  2. pmc Values and options in cancer care (VOICE): study design and rationale for a patient-centered communication and decision-making intervention for physicians, patients with advanced cancer, and their caregivers
    Michael Hoerger
    Rochester Healthcare Decision Making Group, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, USA
    BMC Cancer 13:188. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Personality traits and suicidal behavior and ideation in depressed inpatients 50 years of age and older
    P R Duberstein
    University of Rochester Medical Center, New York, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 55:P18-26. 2000
  4. pmc Physician personality characteristics and inquiry about mood symptoms in primary care
    Paul R Duberstein
    Laboratory of Personality and Development, Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1791-5. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Poor social integration and suicide: fact or artifact? A case-control study
    P R Duberstein
    Center for the Study and Prevention of Suicide, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Psychol Med 34:1331-7. 2004
  6. pmc Detection of depression in older adults by family and friends: distinguishing mood disorder signals from the noise of personality and everyday life
    Paul R Duberstein
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Int Psychogeriatr 23:634-43. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Influences on patients' ratings of physicians: Physicians demographics and personality
    Paul Duberstein
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 65:270-4. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Personality traits and the reporting of affective disorder symptoms in depressed patients
    Paul R Duberstein
    Laboratory of Personality and Development, Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, 300 Crittenden Boulevard, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Affect Disord 103:165-71. 2007
  9. pmc Personality and risk for Alzheimer's disease in adults 72 years of age and older: a 6-year follow-up
    Paul R Duberstein
    Laboratory of Personality and Development, Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, 300 Crittenden Boulevard, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Psychol Aging 26:351-62. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Personality is associated with perceived health and functional status in older primary care patients
    Paul R Duberstein
    Department of Psychiatry and The Cancer Center, University of Rochester Medical Center, New York 14642, USA
    Psychol Aging 18:25-37. 2003

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Publications82

  1. pmc Feeling labeled, judged, lectured, and rejected by family and friends over depression: cautionary results for primary care clinicians from a multi-centered, qualitative study
    Erik Fernandez Y-Garcia
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA, USA
    BMC Fam Pract 13:64. 2012
    ....
  2. pmc Values and options in cancer care (VOICE): study design and rationale for a patient-centered communication and decision-making intervention for physicians, patients with advanced cancer, and their caregivers
    Michael Hoerger
    Rochester Healthcare Decision Making Group, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, USA
    BMC Cancer 13:188. 2013
    ..This article describes an investigation designed to facilitate communication and decision making among oncologists, patients with advanced cancer, and their caregivers...
  3. ncbi request reprint Personality traits and suicidal behavior and ideation in depressed inpatients 50 years of age and older
    P R Duberstein
    University of Rochester Medical Center, New York, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 55:P18-26. 2000
    ....
  4. pmc Physician personality characteristics and inquiry about mood symptoms in primary care
    Paul R Duberstein
    Laboratory of Personality and Development, Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1791-5. 2008
    ..Depression treatment is often initially sought from primary care physicians...
  5. ncbi request reprint Poor social integration and suicide: fact or artifact? A case-control study
    P R Duberstein
    Center for the Study and Prevention of Suicide, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Psychol Med 34:1331-7. 2004
    ..Sociological studies have shown that poor social integration confers suicide risk. It is not known whether poor integration amplifies risk after adjusting statistically for the effects of mental disorders and employment status...
  6. pmc Detection of depression in older adults by family and friends: distinguishing mood disorder signals from the noise of personality and everyday life
    Paul R Duberstein
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Int Psychogeriatr 23:634-43. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that the accuracy (sensitivity and specificity) of informant reports would vary with the patient's personality...
  7. ncbi request reprint Influences on patients' ratings of physicians: Physicians demographics and personality
    Paul Duberstein
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 65:270-4. 2007
    ..There is considerable interest in the influences on patients' ratings of physicians...
  8. ncbi request reprint Personality traits and the reporting of affective disorder symptoms in depressed patients
    Paul R Duberstein
    Laboratory of Personality and Development, Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, 300 Crittenden Boulevard, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Affect Disord 103:165-71. 2007
    ..We tested the hypotheses that higher Neuroticism is associated with the over-reporting of affective symptoms and lower Openness to Experience is associated with the under-reporting of affective symptoms...
  9. pmc Personality and risk for Alzheimer's disease in adults 72 years of age and older: a 6-year follow-up
    Paul R Duberstein
    Laboratory of Personality and Development, Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, 300 Crittenden Boulevard, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Psychol Aging 26:351-62. 2011
    ..The link between lower Openness and AD risk is consistent with recent findings on cognitive activity and AD risk. Findings have implications for prevention research and for the conceptualization of the etiology of AD...
  10. ncbi request reprint Personality is associated with perceived health and functional status in older primary care patients
    Paul R Duberstein
    Department of Psychiatry and The Cancer Center, University of Rochester Medical Center, New York 14642, USA
    Psychol Aging 18:25-37. 2003
    ..This study underscores the conceptual and heuristic value of examining moderators of the links between personality variables and health...
  11. ncbi request reprint Are closed-minded people more open to the idea of killing themselves?
    P R Duberstein
    Department of Psychiatry, Center for the Study and Prevention of Suicide, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 300 Crittenden Blvd, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 31:9-14. 2001
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  12. doi request reprint Personality and risk for depression in a birth cohort of 70-year-olds followed for 15 years
    P R Duberstein
    Laboratory of Personality and Development, Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Psychol Med 38:663-71. 2008
    ..The association between personality traits and the first lifetime onset of clinically significant depression has not been studied in older adults...
  13. ncbi request reprint Emotion language in primary care encounters: reliability and validity of an emotion word count coding system
    Cleveland G Shields
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester Center to Improve Communication in Health Care, 1381 South Avenue, Rochester, NY 14620 2830, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 57:232-8. 2005
    ..To develop a reliable and valid computer coded measure to assess emotional expression from transcripts of physician-patient interactions...
  14. ncbi request reprint Patient trust: is it related to patient-centered behavior of primary care physicians?
    Kevin Fiscella
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York, USA
    Med Care 42:1049-55. 2004
    ..Despite the potential importance of trust, there are few studies of its correlates using objective measures of physician behavior during encounters with patients...
  15. pmc Agreement between informant and self-reported personality in depressed older adults: what are the roles of medical illness and cognitive function?
    Michael Hoerger
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, 300 Crittenden Boulevard, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Psychol Aging 26:1000-6. 2011
    ..Findings suggest the need for research on how patient illness severity and cognitive function affect how friends and family use or misuse information when making judgments about older depressed patients...
  16. ncbi request reprint Personality and medical illness burden among older adults in primary care
    Benjamin P Chapman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, 300 Crittenden Blvd, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Psychosom Med 69:277-82. 2007
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  17. pmc Personality predicts cognitive function over 7 years in older persons
    Benjamin Chapman
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, 300 Crittenden, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 20:612-21. 2012
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  18. pmc Gender, race/ethnicity, personality, and interleukin-6 in urban primary care patients
    Benjamin P Chapman
    Department of Psychiatry, Rochester Center for Mind Body Research, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 23:636-42. 2009
    ..physical activity itself, and whether IL-6 levels may be reduced by boosting regular activity levels in demographic segments such as women and minorities who appear susceptible to greater inflammation...
  19. ncbi request reprint Personality and reports of suicide ideation among depressed adults 50 years of age or older
    Marnin J Heisel
    Department of Psychiatry, Center for the Study and Prevention of Suicide, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, USA
    J Affect Disord 90:175-80. 2006
    ..Despite this concern, there is little research on the psychological processes driving reported suicide ideation in at-risk patients...
  20. pmc Education and smoking: confounding or effect modification by phenotypic personality traits?
    Benjamin Chapman
    Laboratory of Personality and Development, Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, 300 Crittenden, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Ann Behav Med 38:237-48. 2009
    ..Little is known about whether educational gradients in smoking patterns can be explained by financial measures of socioeconomic status (SES) and/or personality traits...
  21. pmc Sex differences in correlates of suicide attempt lethality in late life
    Alexandre Y Dombrovski
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:905-13. 2008
    ..To understand this sex difference, the authors assessed correlates of suicide attempt lethality in older men and women...
  22. pmc Can the influence of childhood socioeconomic status on men's and women's adult body mass be explained by adult socioeconomic status or personality? Findings from a national sample
    Benjamin P Chapman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Health Psychol 28:419-27. 2009
    ....
  23. pmc Elevated sleep disturbance among blacks in an urban family medicine practice
    Wilfred R Pigeon
    Department of Psychiatry, Sleep and Neurophysiology Research Laboratory, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 24:161-8. 2011
    ..Blacks experience a number of health disparities. Sleep disturbances contribute to poor health. This preliminary study explores whether a disparity in sleep disturbances exists among blacks compared with whites and others...
  24. ncbi request reprint Personality traits, education, and health-related quality of life among older adult primary care patients
    Benjamin Chapman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 62:P343-52. 2007
    ..Future research aimed at understanding how personality traits are linked with HRQOL and functioning in later life may enhance the identification of at-risk older adults and inform the development of interventions...
  25. ncbi request reprint Positive affect and suicide ideation in older adult primary care patients
    Jameson K Hirsch
    Department of Psychology, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY 14623, USA
    Psychol Aging 22:380-5. 2007
    ..Clinical and theoretical formulations of late-life suicide should consider the role of positive affect, including the possibility that its protective effects grow more pronounced with age...
  26. ncbi request reprint Childhood sexual abuse and depressive symptom severity: the role of neuroticism
    Stephanie A Gamble
    University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 14642 8409, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 194:382-5. 2006
    ..These findings suggest that neuroticism may be one way in which childhood sexual abuse contributes to depressive symptoms in later life. Prospective studies are needed...
  27. ncbi request reprint Personality and attempted suicide in depressed adults 50 years of age and older: a facet level analysis
    J David Useda
    Laboratory of Personality and Development, Center for the Study and Prevention of Suicide, Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, NY 14642, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 45:353-61. 2004
    ..Interventions tailored to specific personality profiles in this high-risk group should be developed, and their efficacy examined...
  28. pmc Openness and conscientiousness predict 34-week patterns of Interleukin-6 in older persons
    Benjamin P Chapman
    Center for Mind Body Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 25:667-73. 2011
    ..Older adults lower in Conscientiousness and Openness constitute a target population for anti-inflammatory interventions. Openness and Conscientiousness predicts 32-week patterns of Interleukin-6 in older persons...
  29. pmc Association of alexithymia and depression symptom severity in adults aged 50 years and older
    Patricia M Bamonti
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:51-6. 2010
    ..It is associated with depression onset and severity in younger adults, but researchers have not yet examined the association between alexithymia and depression severity in clinically depressed older adults...
  30. ncbi request reprint Planning of suicide attempts among depressed inpatients ages 50 and over
    Kenneth R Conner
    Department of Psychiatry Center for Study and Prevention of Suicide University of Rochester Medical Center, 300 Crittenden Blvd Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Affect Disord 97:123-8. 2007
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  31. ncbi request reprint Self-rated health, depression, and one-year health outcomes in older primary care patients
    Jeffrey M Lyness
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, 300 Crittenden Boulevard, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 12:110-3. 2004
    ..The authors tested the hypothesis that poorer self-rated health is associated with poorer health outcomes...
  32. ncbi request reprint Concordance about childhood sexual abuse among depressed patients 50 and over and their family and friends
    Stephanie A Gamble
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Arch Suicide Res 11:321-6. 2007
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  33. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for suicide in blacks and whites: an analysis of data from the 1993 National Mortality Followback Survey
    Kathryn Castle
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Psychology, University of Rochester Medical Center, NY 14642, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 161:452-8. 2004
    ..The 1993 National Mortality Followback Survey represented an unprecedented opportunity to identify risk factors for suicide in blacks and to determine whether race differences (black versus white) in risk factors exist...
  34. pmc Sexual orientation and risk factors for suicidal ideation and suicide attempts among adolescents and young adults
    Vincent M B Silenzio
    Departments of Family Medicine, Psychiatry, and Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester, NY 14620, USA v m
    Am J Public Health 97:2017-9. 2007
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  35. ncbi request reprint Preliminary report on childhood sexual abuse, suicidal ideation, and suicide attempts among middle-aged and older depressed women
    Nancy L Talbot
    University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 300 Crittenden Blvd, Rochester, NY 14642 8409, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 12:536-8. 2004
    ..Authors examined the relationship between childhood sexual abuse histories and suicidal ideation and behavior among depressed women age 50 years and older...
  36. doi request reprint Meta-analysis of depression and substance use and impairment among intravenous drug users (IDUs)
    Kenneth R Conner
    University of Rochester Medical Center, Psychiatry, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Addiction 103:524-34. 2008
    ....
  37. pmc Health status and suicide in the second half of life
    Yeates Conwell
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester UR, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 25:371-9. 2010
    ..To examine the associations of suicide in the second half of life with medical and psychiatric illness, functional limitations, and reported use of inpatient, ambulatory, and home health care services...
  38. pmc Patient-centered communication during primary care visits for depressive symptoms: what is the role of physician personality?
    Benjamin P Chapman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Med Care 46:806-12. 2008
    ..Aside from patient presentation, little is known about other influences on PCC. We investigated whether PCC is influenced by personality dispositions of primary care providers, independent of patient presentation...
  39. pmc Differences between individual and societal health state valuations: any link with personality?
    Benjamin P Chapman
    Laboratory of Personality and Development, Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Med Care 47:902-7. 2009
    ..We investigated whether such differences were partially explained by personality traits in chronic disease patients...
  40. pmc One-year outcomes of minor and subsyndromal depression in older primary care patients
    Jeffrey M Lyness
    Geriatric Psychiatry Program, Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Int Psychogeriatr 21:60-8. 2009
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  41. pmc Personality traits predict emergency department utilization over 3 years in older patients
    Benjamin P Chapman
    Departments of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:526-35. 2009
    ..Powerfully tied to health in older adults, the "Big Five" personality traits of neuroticism, extroversion, openness to experience, agreeableness, and conscientiousness may predict ED use...
  42. pmc How are personality traits related to preparation for future care needs in older adults?
    SILVIA SORENSEN
    Department of Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry Program, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 63:P328-36. 2008
    ..Neither concrete planning nor decision making were related to personality variables. Health professionals should consider the impact of individual differences when addressing preparation for future care with older adults...
  43. ncbi request reprint Predisposing and precipitating factors for suicide among alcoholics: empirical review and conceptual integration
    Kenneth R Conner
    Center for the Study and Prevention of Suicide and Laboratory of Personality and Development, Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 28:6S-17S. 2004
    ..Empirical evidence for the model is discussed along with its limitations. The next generation of research on alcoholism and suicide should include a focus on the interpersonal anlage of suicide in this population...
  44. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial factors and the response to influenza vaccination in older adults
    Jan A Moynihan
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, Box PSYCH, 300 Crittenden Blvd, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Psychosom Med 66:950-3. 2004
    ..We examined the influence of psychological state (depression, negative affect, perceived stress) and social support on pre- and post-vaccination response to influenza vaccine...
  45. pmc Childhood sexual abuse is associated with physical illness burden and functioning in psychiatric patients 50 years of age and older
    Nancy L Talbot
    Department of Psychiatry, Rochester Center for Mind Body Research, University of Rochester, School of Medicine and Dentistry, 300 Crittenden Blvd, Box PSYCH, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Psychosom Med 71:417-22. 2009
    ..The health implications of abuse for mixed-gender samples of older psychiatric patients have not been explored...
  46. ncbi request reprint Depressive disorders and symptoms in older primary care patients: one-year outcomes
    Jeffrey M Lyness
    Laboratory of Depression and Medical Comorbidity, Program in Geriatrics and Neuropsychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 10:275-82. 2002
    ..Depressive conditions had considerable rates of persistence, yet the outcome was not uniformly poor. Longer-term naturalistic study is needed, as are treatment studies targeting those at highest risk of recurrence or chronicity...
  47. ncbi request reprint Does the geriatric depression scale (GDS) distinguish between older adults with high versus low levels of suicidal ideation?
    Marnin J Heisel
    correspondence and reprint requests to Marnin J Heisel, Center for the Study and Prevention of Suicide, Dept of Psychiatry, Univ of Rochester Medical Center, 300 Crittenden Blvd, Rochester, NY 14642 8409, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 13:876-83. 2005
    ..The present study asked whether 30-item (GDS) and 15-item (GDS-SF) GDS scales differentiate older adults with high versus low levels of suicidal ideation...
  48. ncbi request reprint Measuring patient-centered communication in patient-physician consultations: theoretical and practical issues
    Ronald M Epstein
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester, 1381 South Avenue, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    Soc Sci Med 61:1516-28. 2005
    ..The increasing influence of the PCC literature to guide medical education, licensure of clinicians, and assessments of quality provides a strong rationale for further clarification of these measurement issues...
  49. ncbi request reprint Physicians' responses to patients' medically unexplained symptoms
    Ronald M Epstein
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, USA
    Psychosom Med 68:269-76. 2006
    ..To understand how physicians communicate may contribute to the mistrust and poor clinical outcomes observed in patients who present with medically unexplained symptoms (MUS)...
  50. ncbi request reprint Access to firearms and risk for suicide in middle-aged and older adults
    Yeates Conwell
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester School of Medicine, NY 14642 8409, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 10:407-16. 2002
    ..Education programs for older persons, their families, and healthcare providers concerning the risks of having a gun in the home and reinforcement of rules for safe storage may contribute to reducing the rate of suicide in older people...
  51. ncbi request reprint NEO-PI-R neuroticism scores in substance-dependent outpatients: internal consistency and self-partner agreement
    Kenneth R Conner
    Department of Psychiatry, Center for the Study and Prevention of Suicide, University of Rochester Medical Center, 300 Crittenden Boulevard, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Pers Assess 83:75-7. 2004
    ..36). Agreement between self and partner reports was low for impulsiveness (.22) and vulnerability (.24) and was modest for the remaining facets of N (.31 to.34) and the N domain score (.31)...
  52. ncbi request reprint The role of drinking in suicidal ideation: analyses of Project MATCH data
    Kenneth R Conner
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 64:402-8. 2003
    ..The associations of suicidal ideation with both the intensity (drinks per drinking day) and frequency of alcohol consumption were examined in a longitudinal study of treated alcoholics...
  53. pmc Connecting the invisible dots: reaching lesbian, gay, and bisexual adolescents and young adults at risk for suicide through online social networks
    Vincent M B Silenzio
    Center for the Study and Prevention of Suicide, University of Rochester, 300 Crittenden Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Soc Sci Med 69:469-74. 2009
    ..This has implications for intervention design. Given the potential to access this previously isolated population, this novel approach represents a promising new frontier in suicide prevention and other research areas...
  54. pmc "I didn't know what was wrong:" how people with undiagnosed depression recognize, name and explain their distress
    Ronald M Epstein
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:954-61. 2010
    ..Diagnostic and treatment delay in depression are due to physician and patient factors. Patients vary in awareness of their depressive symptoms and ability to bring depression-related concerns to medical attention...
  55. pmc Trait neuroticism, depression, and cognitive function in older primary care patients
    Lisa L Boyle
    Department of Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry Program, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:305-12. 2010
    ..The authors tested hypotheses that neuroticism is associated with measures of cognition and that depression moderates these relationships...
  56. pmc Personality, socioeconomic status, and all-cause mortality in the United States
    Benjamin P Chapman
    University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box PSYCH, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 171:83-92. 2010
    ..Future research and prevention aimed at ameliorating SES health disparities may benefit from considering the risk clustering of social disadvantage and dispositional factors...
  57. ncbi request reprint Aggression in suicide among adults age 50 and over
    Kenneth R Conner
    University of Rochester Medical Center, 300 Crittenden Blvd, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 12:37-42. 2004
    ..Aggression confers risk for suicide in younger adults, but there is a paucity of research in middle and older adults. The authors examined the link between aggression and suicide in individuals age 50 and over...
  58. ncbi request reprint The association of irritability and impulsivity with suicidal ideation among 15- to 20-year-old males
    Kenneth R Conner
    University of Rochester Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, Center for the Study and Prevention of Suicide and Laboratory of Personality and Development, NY 14642, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 34:363-73. 2004
    ..Given that irritable, impulsive adolescent males appear to contemplate suicidal behavior, their heightened suicide risk may be anticipated and mitigated...
  59. ncbi request reprint Dementia care: mental health effects, intervention strategies, and clinical implications
    SILVIA SORENSEN
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentisry, Rochester, NY, USA
    Lancet Neurol 5:961-73. 2006
    ..In this article we review how dementia care affects the mental health of the carer and identify interventions that might be useful in mitigating carer burden and distress...
  60. pmc History of sudden unexpected loss is associated with elevated interleukin-6 and decreased insulin-like growth factor-1 in women in an urban primary care setting
    Banu Cankaya
    Rochester Center for Mind Body Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York, USA
    Psychosom Med 71:914-9. 2009
    ..The sudden unexpected death of a loved one confers risk of morbidity and mortality, perhaps due to dysregulation in the immune/inflammatory and endocrine systems...
  61. ncbi request reprint Personality differences in attempted suicide versus suicide in adults 50 years of age or older
    J David Useda
    Center for the Study and Prevention of Suicide, Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 75:126-33. 2007
    ..The authors conclude that AT and SU in this age group can be distinguished on the basis of informant ratings of personality traits. These differences can inform risk detection...
  62. ncbi request reprint Optimism and suicide ideation among young adult college students
    Jameson K Hirsch
    Rochester Institute of Technology, Department of Psychology and Center for Study and Prevention of Suicide, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 14623, USA
    Arch Suicide Res 11:177-85. 2007
    ..Prevention programs designed to enhance optimism in the college setting might decrease suicide risk...
  63. pmc Research to reduce the suicide rate among older adults: methodology roadblocks and promising paradigms
    Katalin Szanto
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 64:586-9. 2013
    ....
  64. doi request reprint Personality and physician-assessed illness burden in older primary care patients overĀ 4 years
    Benjamin P Chapman
    Geriatric Psychiatry Program, Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York Electronic address
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:737-46. 2013
    ..Personality traits have been associated with physician-rated illness burden cross-sectionally, but longitudinal associations between personality and objective medical morbidity remain unclear...
  65. ncbi request reprint Future orientation and suicide ideation and attempts in depressed adults ages 50 and over
    Jameson K Hirsch
    Center for the Study and Prevention of Suicide, Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 14:752-7. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to test the hypothesis that future orientation is associated with lower levels of suicide ideation and lower likelihood of suicide attempt in a sample of patients in treatment for major depression...
  66. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for suicide in later life
    Yeates Conwell
    University of Rochester School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Center for the Study and Prevention of Suicide, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 52:193-204. 2002
    ..Additional research is needed to define more precisely the interactions between emotional, physical, and social factors that determine risk for suicide in the older adult...
  67. ncbi request reprint How effective are interventions with caregivers? An updated meta-analysis
    SILVIA SORENSEN
    Geriatrics and Neuropsychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, NY 14642 8409, USA
    Gerontologist 42:356-72. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness of interventions for family caregivers of older adults...
  68. pmc Personality and longevity: knowns, unknowns, and implications for public health and personalized medicine
    Benjamin P Chapman
    Laboratory of Personality and Development and Rochester Health Decision Making Group, Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, 300 Crittenden, Rochester, NY 14607, USA
    J Aging Res 2011:759170. 2011
    ....
  69. ncbi request reprint Personality and perceived health in older adults: the five factor model in primary care
    Benjamin P Chapman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 61:P362-5. 2006
    ..quot; We discuss implications for understanding personality influences on morbidity, mortality, and health services utilization...
  70. ncbi request reprint Future orientation moderates the relationship between functional status and suicide ideation in depressed adults
    Jameson K Hirsch
    Center for the Study and Prevention of Suicide, Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York, USA
    Depress Anxiety 24:196-201. 2007
    ..Although prospective research is needed to test more rigorously the hypothesized protective role of positive future orientation, our data suggest that treatments designed to enhance future orientation might decrease suicide risk...
  71. ncbi request reprint Health locus of control and perceived risk for breast cancer in healthy women
    Jennifer L Rowe
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York, USA
    Behav Med 31:33-40. 2005
    ..Findings suggest that significant relations between health locus of control and perceived risk variables may be overlooked in the absence of situation-specific measures...
  72. ncbi request reprint Personality traits and symptom reduction in a group treatment for women with histories of childhood sexual abuse
    Nancy L Talbot
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, NY 14642 8409, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 44:448-53. 2003
    ..Our findings suggest that more introverted, less agreeable patients with sexual abuse histories may indeed benefit from structured group treatments...
  73. ncbi request reprint Levels of depressive symptoms in spouses of people with lung cancer: effects of personality, social support, and caregiving burden
    Youngmee Kim
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, 1599 Clifton Rd, N E, Atlanta, GA 30329 4251, USA
    Psychosomatics 46:123-30. 2005
    ..These findings have implications for identifying spouses of individuals with lung cancer who are vulnerable to depression and could inform the design of programs to reduce depressive symptoms in the context of cancer caregiving...
  74. ncbi request reprint Information needs and decision-making processes in older cancer patients
    Martin Pinquart
    Department of Developmental Psychology, Friedrich Schiller University, Am Steiger 3 Haus 1, D 07743 Jena, Germany
    Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 51:69-80. 2004
    ..Implications for working with older cancer patients are discussed...
  75. ncbi request reprint Treatments for later-life depressive conditions: a meta-analytic comparison of pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy
    Martin Pinquart
    Institute of Psychology, University of Jena, Am Steiger 3, Haus 1, 07743 Jena, Germany
    Am J Psychiatry 163:1493-501. 2006
    ..Given that most older adults with clinically significant depressive symptoms do not have major depression, data on treatments for minor depression and dysthymia are especially needed...
  76. ncbi request reprint Cross-sectional age differences in personality among medicare patients aged 65 to 100
    Alexander Weiss
    Laboratory of Personality and Cognition, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Baltimore, MD 21224 6825, USA
    Psychol Aging 20:182-5. 2005
    ..With the exception of Agreeableness, this study provides no evidence for age differences among those in the last decades of life...
  77. ncbi request reprint Attempted suicide in elderly Chinese persons: a multi-group, controlled study
    Joshua Tsoh
    Dept of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese Univ of Hong Kong, N T, Hong Kong, China
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 13:562-71. 2005
    ....
  78. ncbi request reprint The impact of suicide on the family
    Julie Cerel
    College of Social Work, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506, USA
    Crisis 29:38-44. 2008
    ..Finally, we identify key issues that remain to be resolved in family survivor research and make recommendations for future studies...
  79. pmc Let's not talk about it: suicide inquiry in primary care
    Mitchell D Feldman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, Calif, USA
    Ann Fam Med 5:412-8. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to ascertain physician characteristics associated with exploring suicidality in patients with depressive symptoms and the influence of patient antidepressant requests...
  80. ncbi request reprint Religious coping and depression among spouses of people with lung cancer
    Alexis D Abernethy
    Graduate School of Psychiatry, Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, California, USA
    Psychosomatics 43:456-63. 2002
    ..There was a significant association between religious coping squared and depression. Spouses who used moderate levels of religious coping were rated as less depressed than those who used lower or higher levels...
  81. ncbi request reprint Personality and the association of pain and depression
    Sarah K Calabrese
    Department of Clinical Psychology, The George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 14:546-9. 2006
    ..The objectives of this study were to test the hypotheses that pain is associated with depression independent of personality and that neuroticism moderates this association...
  82. ncbi request reprint Treatment of anxiety disorders in older adults: a meta-analytic comparison of behavioral and pharmacological interventions
    Martin Pinquart
    Department of Developmental Psychology, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 15:639-51. 2007
    ..To reduce the morbidity attributable to anxiety disorders in old age and to improve the quality of care, data on the effectiveness of current treatments are needed...

Research Grants14

  1. MHREG for Research in Ethnically Diverse Communities
    Paul Duberstein; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..As well, we will consider adding trainees at other developmental levels or from other disciplines. ..
  2. LLD Course & Treatment Decisions: Psychosocial Influences
    Paul Duberstein; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In 1999, the Principal Investigator of this K24 application, Paul Duberstein, PhD, began to develop a model that seeks to explain why late-life depression (LLD) so often goes unreported ..
  3. Detecting Depressive Symptoms in Older Adults
    Paul Duberstein; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Findings will help guide the development of screening instruments, educational and clinical interventions, and surveillance strategies to lessen the public health impact of unrecognized and untreated depression. ..
  4. ADULT DEPRESSION, SUICIDAL IDEATION AND PERSONALITY
    Paul Duberstein; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....