John Kasckow

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Does age moderate the relationship between depressive symptoms and suicidal ideation in middle-aged and older patients with schizophrenia and subthreshold depression?
    John Kasckow
    VA Pittsburgh Health Care System MIRECC and Behavioral Health Service, and Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA Electronic address
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:437-41. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Development of telehealth dialogues for monitoring suicidal patients with schizophrenia: consumer feedback
    J Kasckow
    Behavioral Health, VA Pittsburgh Health Care System MIRECC, 7180 Highland Dr, Pittsburgh, PA, 15206, USA
    Community Ment Health J 50:339-42. 2014
  3. pmc Subsyndromal depression and anxiety in older adults: health related, functional, cognitive and diagnostic implications
    J W Kasckow
    VA Pittsburgh MIRECC and Behavioral Health, 7180 Highland Dr 116a, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 47:599-603. 2013
  4. pmc Post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms in emotionally distressed individuals referred for a depression prevention intervention: relationship to problem-solving skills
    J Kasckow
    VA Pittsburgh MIRECC and Behavioral Health, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 27:1106-11. 2012
  5. pmc Development of a recovery manual for suicidal patients with schizophrenia: consumer feedback
    J Kasckow
    VA Pittsburgh Health Care System MIRECC, Behavioral Health, 7180 Highland Dr, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA
    Community Ment Health J 48:564-7. 2012
  6. pmc Case-control study of the relationship of functioning to suicide in a community-based sample of individuals with schizophrenia in China
    John Kasckow
    VA Pittsburgh Health Care System MIRECC, Behavioral Health Service, 7180 Highland Dr, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA
    Community Ment Health J 48:317-20. 2012
  7. pmc Differences in treatment attitudes between depressed African-American and Caucasian veterans in primary care
    John Kasckow
    Behavioral Health Division, Department of Veterans Affairs VA Pittsburgh Health Care System, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 62:426-9. 2011
  8. pmc Managing suicide risk in patients with schizophrenia
    John Kasckow
    MIRECC and Behavioral Health Service, VA Pittsburgh Health Care System, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15206, USA
    CNS Drugs 25:129-43. 2011
  9. pmc Treatment of subsyndromal depressive symptoms in middle-age and older patients with schizophrenia: effect of age on response
    John Kasckow
    VA Pittsburgh Health Care System MIRECC and Behavioral Health Service, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:853-7. 2010
  10. pmc Racial preferences for participation in a depression prevention trial involving problem-solving therapy
    John Kasckow
    Department of Behavioral Health, U S Department of Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Health Care System, 7180 Highland Dr, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 61:722-4. 2010

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. pmc Does age moderate the relationship between depressive symptoms and suicidal ideation in middle-aged and older patients with schizophrenia and subthreshold depression?
    John Kasckow
    VA Pittsburgh Health Care System MIRECC and Behavioral Health Service, and Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA Electronic address
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:437-41. 2014
    ..Depression and schizophrenia are major risk factors for suicide. However, it is unknown whether age moderates the relationship between depression and suicidal ideation in patients with schizophrenia and subthreshold depression...
  2. ncbi request reprint Development of telehealth dialogues for monitoring suicidal patients with schizophrenia: consumer feedback
    J Kasckow
    Behavioral Health, VA Pittsburgh Health Care System MIRECC, 7180 Highland Dr, Pittsburgh, PA, 15206, USA
    Community Ment Health J 50:339-42. 2014
    ..The process yielded information for improving the intervention and demonstrated that the approach is feasible in this population...
  3. pmc Subsyndromal depression and anxiety in older adults: health related, functional, cognitive and diagnostic implications
    J W Kasckow
    VA Pittsburgh MIRECC and Behavioral Health, 7180 Highland Dr 116a, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 47:599-603. 2013
    ....
  4. pmc Post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms in emotionally distressed individuals referred for a depression prevention intervention: relationship to problem-solving skills
    J Kasckow
    VA Pittsburgh MIRECC and Behavioral Health, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 27:1106-11. 2012
    ..In addition, some reports have suggested that there are higher rates of PTSD in minority populations relative to Caucasians; thus we hypothesized that race would also predict problem-solving skills in these individuals...
  5. pmc Development of a recovery manual for suicidal patients with schizophrenia: consumer feedback
    J Kasckow
    VA Pittsburgh Health Care System MIRECC, Behavioral Health, 7180 Highland Dr, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA
    Community Ment Health J 48:564-7. 2012
    ..A satisfaction survey indicated that 85% stated the manual was 'somewhat easy', 'easy' or 'very easy to read.' All stated it was 'very useful', 'useful' or 'somewhat useful. Thus, the manual appears to be acceptable and useful...
  6. pmc Case-control study of the relationship of functioning to suicide in a community-based sample of individuals with schizophrenia in China
    John Kasckow
    VA Pittsburgh Health Care System MIRECC, Behavioral Health Service, 7180 Highland Dr, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA
    Community Ment Health J 48:317-20. 2012
    ..This study of individuals with DSM-IV schizophrenia who died by suicide in a non-western culture only partially supports findings from clinical studies in western cultures...
  7. pmc Differences in treatment attitudes between depressed African-American and Caucasian veterans in primary care
    John Kasckow
    Behavioral Health Division, Department of Veterans Affairs VA Pittsburgh Health Care System, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 62:426-9. 2011
    ....
  8. pmc Managing suicide risk in patients with schizophrenia
    John Kasckow
    MIRECC and Behavioral Health Service, VA Pittsburgh Health Care System, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15206, USA
    CNS Drugs 25:129-43. 2011
    ..Further research is needed to more effectively personalize the treatment of suicidal thoughts and behaviours and the prevention of suicide in patients with schizophrenia...
  9. pmc Treatment of subsyndromal depressive symptoms in middle-age and older patients with schizophrenia: effect of age on response
    John Kasckow
    VA Pittsburgh Health Care System MIRECC and Behavioral Health Service, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:853-7. 2010
    ..Also, older patients would exhibit more side effects with citalopram...
  10. pmc Racial preferences for participation in a depression prevention trial involving problem-solving therapy
    John Kasckow
    Department of Behavioral Health, U S Department of Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Health Care System, 7180 Highland Dr, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 61:722-4. 2010
    ..It also examined participants' problem-solving skills. Hypotheses stated that there would be no racial differences in consent rates and that social problem-solving coping skills would be lower among African Americans than Caucasians...
  11. pmc Case-control study of the relationship of depressive symptoms to suicide in a community-based sample of individuals with schizophrenia in China
    John Kasckow
    VA Pittsburgh Health Care System MIRECC and Behavioral Health Service, 7180 Highland Dr, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA
    Schizophr Res 122:226-31. 2010
    ..Suicide is the leading cause of premature death among people with schizophrenia. Most studies on suicide and schizophrenia report an associated depression history, but they are based on clinical samples from mostly western countries...
  12. pmc Treatment of subsyndromal depressive symptoms in middle-aged and older adults with schizophrenia: effect on functioning
    John Kasckow
    VA Pittsburgh Health Care System MIRECC and Behavioral Health Service, 7180 Highland Dr, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 25:183-90. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that treating this population with the SSRI citalopram would lead to improvements in social, mental and physical functioning as well as improvements in medication management and quality of life...
  13. pmc Glial glucocorticoid receptors in aged Fisher 344 (F344) and F344/Brown Norway rats
    J Kasckow
    VA Pittsburgh Health Care System 116A, Behavioral Health, 7180 Highland Dr Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA
    Exp Gerontol 44:335-43. 2009
    ..Overall, the data demonstrate age- and strain-related alterations in GR astrocytic expression that may explain unique phenotypic differences in brain function observed in both strains...
  14. pmc Suicidality in middle aged and older patients with schizophrenia and depressive symptoms: relationship to functioning and Quality of Life
    J Kasckow
    VA Pittsburgh Health Care System, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:1223-8. 2007
    ....
  15. pmc Functioning in middle aged and older patients with schizophrenia and depressive symptoms: relationship to psychopathology
    John Kasckow
    VA Pittsburgh Health Care System MIRECC and Behavioral Health Service 7180 Highland Dr, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:660-3. 2008
    ..Depressive symptoms are common in middle aged and older patients with schizophrenia. The authors hypothesized that worse functioning in these patients would be associated with worse psychopathology...
  16. pmc Preventing depression in later life: translation from concept to experimental design and implementation
    Roy Sriwattanakomen
    Advanced Center for Interventions and Services Research for Late Life Mood Disorders, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:460-8. 2008
    ..Special attention is given to the recruitment of African Americans because of well-documented inequalities in mental health services and depression treatment outcomes between races...
  17. pmc Telepsychiatry in the assessment and treatment of schizophrenia
    John Kasckow
    VA Pittsburgh Health Care System MIRECC and Behavioral Health Service, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinics, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
    Clin Schizophr Relat Psychoses 8:21-27A. 2014
    ..Our aims are to assess the types and nature of distant interventions for patients with schizophrenia, either telephone-based, internet-based or video-based telehealth systems...

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