Amy Kilbourne

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Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Cluster randomized adaptive implementation trial comparing a standard versus enhanced implementation intervention to improve uptake of an effective re-engagement program for patients with serious mental illness
    Amy M Kilbourne
    VA Center for Clinical Management Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, 2215 Fuller Road, Mailstop 152, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Implement Sci 8:136. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Randomized controlled trial to assess reduction of cardiovascular disease risk in patients with bipolar disorder: the Self-Management Addressing Heart Risk Trial (SMAHRT)
    Amy M Kilbourne
    VA Ann Arbor Center for Clinical Management Research and National Serious Mental Illness, Treatment Resource and Evaluation Center, North Campus Research Complex, 2800 Plymouth Rd, Bldg 14, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2800, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 74:e655-62. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Pilot randomized trial of a cross-diagnosis collaborative care program for patients with mood disorders
    Amy M Kilbourne
    VA Ann Arbor Center for Clinical Management Research, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Depress Anxiety 30:116-22. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Life Goals Collaborative Care for patients with bipolar disorder and cardiovascular disease risk
    Amy M Kilbourne
    Health Services Research and Development Center for Clinical Management Research, Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor, 2215 Fuller Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 63:1234-8. 2012
  5. pmc Integrating bipolar disorder management in primary care
    Amy M Kilbourne
    VA Ann Arbor Center for Clinical Management Research, 2215 Fuller Road, Mail Stop 152, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 14:687-95. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Mental health provider perspectives regarding integrated medical care for patients with serious mental illness
    Amy M Kilbourne
    VA Ann Arbor Center for Clinical Management Research, 2215 Fuller Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 39:448-57. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Public-academic partnerships: evidence-based implementation: the role of sustained community-based practice and research partnerships
    Amy M Kilbourne
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 63:205-7. 2012
  8. pmc Does colocated care improve access to cardiometabolic screening for patients with serious mental illness?
    Amy M Kilbourne
    VA Ann Arbor Center for Clinical Management Research, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 33:634-6. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Determinants of complementary and alternative medicine use by patients with bipolar disorder
    Amy M Kilbourne
    University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Psychopharmacol Bull 40:104-15. 2007
  10. pmc Organizational factors and depression management in community-based primary care settings
    Edward P Post
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Implement Sci 4:84. 2009

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Publications88

  1. doi request reprint Cluster randomized adaptive implementation trial comparing a standard versus enhanced implementation intervention to improve uptake of an effective re-engagement program for patients with serious mental illness
    Amy M Kilbourne
    VA Center for Clinical Management Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, 2215 Fuller Road, Mailstop 152, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Implement Sci 8:136. 2013
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  2. doi request reprint Randomized controlled trial to assess reduction of cardiovascular disease risk in patients with bipolar disorder: the Self-Management Addressing Heart Risk Trial (SMAHRT)
    Amy M Kilbourne
    VA Ann Arbor Center for Clinical Management Research and National Serious Mental Illness, Treatment Resource and Evaluation Center, North Campus Research Complex, 2800 Plymouth Rd, Bldg 14, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2800, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 74:e655-62. 2013
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Pilot randomized trial of a cross-diagnosis collaborative care program for patients with mood disorders
    Amy M Kilbourne
    VA Ann Arbor Center for Clinical Management Research, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Depress Anxiety 30:116-22. 2013
    ..g. unipolar depression). We report findings from a pilot multisite randomized controlled trial of a cross-diagnosis care model for patients with mood disorders...
  4. doi request reprint Life Goals Collaborative Care for patients with bipolar disorder and cardiovascular disease risk
    Amy M Kilbourne
    Health Services Research and Development Center for Clinical Management Research, Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor, 2215 Fuller Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 63:1234-8. 2012
    ..This pilot study compared Life Goals Collaborative Care (LGCC) with enhanced treatment as usual in reducing cardiometabolic risk factors and improving outcomes for persons with bipolar disorder...
  5. pmc Integrating bipolar disorder management in primary care
    Amy M Kilbourne
    VA Ann Arbor Center for Clinical Management Research, 2215 Fuller Road, Mail Stop 152, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 14:687-95. 2012
    ..Additional implementation studies are also needed to adapt CCMs for persons with bipolar disorder in primary care, especially those seen in smaller practices with limited infrastructure and access to mental health care...
  6. doi request reprint Mental health provider perspectives regarding integrated medical care for patients with serious mental illness
    Amy M Kilbourne
    VA Ann Arbor Center for Clinical Management Research, 2215 Fuller Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 39:448-57. 2012
    ..Interventions to improve mental health and medical provider communication may facilitate integrated care for persons with SMI...
  7. doi request reprint Public-academic partnerships: evidence-based implementation: the role of sustained community-based practice and research partnerships
    Amy M Kilbourne
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 63:205-7. 2012
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  8. pmc Does colocated care improve access to cardiometabolic screening for patients with serious mental illness?
    Amy M Kilbourne
    VA Ann Arbor Center for Clinical Management Research, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 33:634-6. 2011
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  9. ncbi request reprint Determinants of complementary and alternative medicine use by patients with bipolar disorder
    Amy M Kilbourne
    University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Psychopharmacol Bull 40:104-15. 2007
    ..We determined the prevalence and correlates of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use among patients with bipolar disorder...
  10. pmc Organizational factors and depression management in community-based primary care settings
    Edward P Post
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Implement Sci 4:84. 2009
    ..In addition, survey information can inform efforts of individual primary care practices in customizing intervention strategies to improve depression management...
  11. pmc Quality of care for cardiovascular disease-related conditions in patients with and without mental disorders
    Amy M Kilbourne
    VA Ann Arbor National Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1628-33. 2008
    ..We compared the quality of care for cardiovascular disease (CVD)-related risk factors for patients diagnosed with and without mental disorders...
  12. doi request reprint Improving medical and psychiatric outcomes among individuals with bipolar disorder: a randomized controlled trial
    Amy M Kilbourne
    Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center, Health Services Research and Development, Department of Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 59:760-8. 2008
    ..This pilot study examined a bipolar disorder medical care model (BCM) and determined whether, compared with usual care, individuals randomly assigned to receive BCM care had improved medical and psychiatric outcomes...
  13. doi request reprint Improving integrated general medical and mental health services in community-based practices
    Amy M Kilbourne
    Department of Veterans Affairs, National Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 35:337-45. 2008
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  14. doi request reprint Is the collaborative chronic care model effective for patients with bipolar disorder and co-occurring conditions?
    Amy M Kilbourne
    VA Ann Arbor Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center and Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    J Affect Disord 112:256-61. 2009
    ..We assessed whether B-CCM effects are equivalent comparing those with and without co-occurring conditions...
  15. doi request reprint The continuous improvement for veterans in care: Mood Disorders (civic-md) Study, a VA-academic partnership
    Amy M Kilbourne
    Department of Veterans Affairs National Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center VA SMITREC, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 59:483-5. 2008
    ..This column describes how the partnership formed, key elements of its success, and challenges and opportunities to inform future research partnerships...
  16. ncbi request reprint What do general medical guidelines say about depression care? Depression treatment recommendations in general medical practice guidelines
    Amy M Kilbourne
    VA Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 20:626-31. 2007
    ..This review identifies the extent to which depression treatment is being addressed in guidelines for general medical illness treatment...
  17. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular disease and metabolic risk factors in male patients with schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, and bipolar disorder
    Amy M Kilbourne
    VA Ann Arbor National Serious Mental Illness Treatment, Research, and Evaluation Center and the Department of Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Psychosomatics 48:412-7. 2007
    ..Clinical suspicion for CVD-related conditions, as well as risk-modification strategies, in patients with serious mental illness should incorporate differences in prevalence across specific psychiatric diagnoses...
  18. doi request reprint Guideline-concordant hepatitis C virus testing and notification among patients with and without mental disorders
    Amy M Kilbourne
    VA Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 30:495-500. 2008
    ..g., schizophrenia, bipolar disorder) or depression or those with no psychiatric diagnosis...
  19. doi request reprint Service delivery in older patients with bipolar disorder: a review and development of a medical care model
    Amy M Kilbourne
    VA Ann Arbor National Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Bipolar Disord 10:672-83. 2008
    ..We describe the development, implementation, and feasibility/tolerability results of a manual-based medical care model (BCM) designed to improve medical outcomes in older patients with bipolar disorder...
  20. doi request reprint Quality of general medical care among patients with serious mental illness: does colocation of services matter?
    Amy M Kilbourne
    Health Services Research and Development, Serious Mental Illness Treatment Resource and Evaluation Center, Department of Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor, 11H, 2215 Fuller Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 62:922-8. 2011
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  21. pmc Challenges and opportunities in measuring the quality of mental health care
    Amy M Kilbourne
    VA Ann Arbor National Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105, USA
    Can J Psychiatry 55:549-57. 2010
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  22. doi request reprint Characteristics of patients with bipolar disorder managed in VA primary care or specialty mental health care settings
    Amy M Kilbourne
    Department of Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor, Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center, Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, 2215 Fuller Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 61:500-7. 2010
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  23. pmc Implementing composite quality metrics for bipolar disorder: towards a more comprehensive approach to quality measurement
    Amy M Kilbourne
    VA Ann Arbor HSR and D Center of Excellence, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 32:636-43. 2010
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  24. doi request reprint A framework for measuring quality and promoting accountability across silos: the case of mental disorders and co-occurring conditions
    A M Kilbourne
    Department of Psychiatry, VA Ann Arbor National Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center, University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 19:113-6. 2010
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  25. doi request reprint Financial incentives and accountability for integrated medical care in Department of Veterans Affairs mental health programs
    Amy M Kilbourne
    Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center, Health Services Research and Development HSR and D, Department of Veterans Affairs VA Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 61:38-44. 2010
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  26. doi request reprint Excess heart-disease-related mortality in a national study of patients with mental disorders: identifying modifiable risk factors
    Amy M Kilbourne
    VA Ann Arbor HSR and D Center of Excellence and National Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 31:555-63. 2009
    ..We assessed whether Veterans Affairs (VA) health system patients with mental disorders were more likely to die from HD than patients without these disorders, and whether modifiable factors may explain differential mortality risks...
  27. doi request reprint Co-occurring conditions and health-related quality of life in patients with bipolar disorder
    Amy M Kilbourne
    VA Ann Arbor Health Services Research and Development and National Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Psychosom Med 71:894-900. 2009
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  28. pmc Understanding associations between serious mental illness and hepatitis C virus among veterans: a national multivariate analysis
    Seth Himelhoch
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Division of Services Research, 773 W Lombard St, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Psychosomatics 50:30-7. 2009
    ..Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is a leading cause of hepatocellular carcinoma and cirrhosis in the United States and is known to be transmitted via pathways associated with substance use (e.g., injection drug use and intranasal drug use)...
  29. doi request reprint Perceived treatment effectiveness, medication compliance, and complementary and alternative medicine use among veterans with bipolar disorder
    Christopher N Jarman
    School of Social Work, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 16:251-5. 2010
    ..This study tested whether CAM use is associated with perceived effectiveness of conventional treatment (i.e., psychotropic medication and psychotherapy) and medication compliance among persons with bipolar disorder...
  30. pmc Clinical and demographic factors associated with homelessness and incarceration among VA patients with bipolar disorder
    Laurel A Copeland
    Department of Veterans Affairs, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:871-7. 2009
    ..We assessed the association between homelessness and incarceration in Veterans Affairs patients with bipolar disorder...
  31. ncbi request reprint Oral health in Veterans Affairs patients diagnosed with serious mental illness
    Amy M Kilbourne
    VA National Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    J Public Health Dent 67:42-8. 2007
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  32. ncbi request reprint Social support among veterans with serious mental illness
    Amy M Kilbourne
    VA National Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center, 2215 Fuller Road, 48105, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:639-46. 2007
    ..We determined whether patients with serious mental illness were more likely to report low social support than those without serious mental illness...
  33. pmc Bipolar disorder center for Pennsylvanians: implementing an effectiveness trial to improve treatment for at-risk patients
    David J Kupfer
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, 3811 O Hara St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:888-97. 2009
    ..This report highlights the methods used to recruit, screen, and enroll a cohort of difficult-to-recruit individuals with bipolar disorder...
  34. ncbi request reprint Self-reported medication treatment adherence among veterans with bipolar disorder
    Martha Sajatovic
    Department of Psychiatry, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio 44106 5000, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:56-62. 2006
    ..Treatment nonadherence has been identified as an understudied, yet frequent, cause of relapse among patients with bipolar disorder. This study evaluated factors related to treatment adherence...
  35. pmc Medical burden in late-life bipolar and major depressive disorders
    Ariel G Gildengers
    Intervention Research Center for Late Life Mood Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, The Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:194-200. 2008
    ..The authors compare medical burden in elderly patients with bipolar disorder with that in those with major depressive disorder...
  36. doi request reprint A brief measure of perceived clinician support by patients with bipolar spectrum disorders
    BRIAN E PERRON
    School of Social Work, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 197:574-9. 2009
    ..Regular monitoring of provider support may provide useful when tailoring psychosocial treatment strategies, especially in routine care settings...
  37. doi request reprint Prevalence and burden of general medical conditions among adults with bipolar I disorder: results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions
    BRIAN E PERRON
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 70:1407-15. 2009
    ..To examine the prevalence and burden of general medical conditions (GMCs) among a nationally representative sample of adults with bipolar I disorder...
  38. doi request reprint Racial/Ethnic group differences in bipolar symptomatology in a community sample of persons with bipolar I disorder
    BRIAN E PERRON
    School of Social Work, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48103, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 198:16-21. 2010
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  39. doi request reprint A collaborative therapeutic relationship and risk of suicidal ideation in patients with bipolar disorder
    Mark A Ilgen
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Health Services Research and Development and VA National Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center, Ann Arbor, MI, United States
    J Affect Disord 115:246-51. 2009
    ..The present study examines the relative impact of current mood state (depressed, manic or mixed) and patient perceptions of the therapeutic relationship on suicidal ideation in veterans with BD...
  40. doi request reprint Access to weight loss counseling services among patients with bipolar disorder
    David E Goodrich
    VA Ann Arbor Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Affect Disord 126:75-9. 2010
    ..We assessed determinants of access to weight counseling in a sample of patients with bipolar disorder...
  41. doi request reprint Profiles of disability among adults with bipolar spectrum disorders
    BRIAN E PERRON
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 45:1125-34. 2010
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  42. ncbi request reprint Primary care of patients with serious mental illness: your chance to make a difference
    Katherine J Gold
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48104 1213, USA
    J Fam Pract 57:515-25. 2008
  43. doi request reprint Severe pain predicts greater likelihood of subsequent suicide
    Mark A Ilgen
    VA Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 40:597-608. 2010
    ..33; 95% CI: 1.15, 1.54), after controlling for demographic and psychiatric characteristics. These results indicate that pain evaluations should be included in comprehensive suicide assessments and suicide prevention efforts...
  44. ncbi request reprint Nutrition and exercise behavior among patients with bipolar disorder
    Amy M Kilbourne
    Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, PA, USA
    Bipolar Disord 9:443-52. 2007
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  45. doi request reprint Employment status of patients in the VA health system: implications for mental health services
    Kara Zivin
    Serious Mental Illness Treatment Resource and Evaluation Center, Health Services Research and Development, Department of Veterans Affairs, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 62:35-8. 2011
    ..Most veterans who use Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) health care are not employed. This study evaluated the association between mental disorders and labor force status among VA health care users...
  46. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life and utilities among patients with depression in the Department of Veterans Affairs
    Kara Zivin
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 59:1331-4. 2008
    ..This study establishes veteran-specific utility measures for patients with and those without depression...
  47. doi request reprint Organizational contexts of primary care approaches for managing problem drinking
    Kathleen Schutte
    Center for Health Care Evaluation, Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Menlo Park Division MPD 152 795, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 36:435-45. 2009
    ..However, PC-based practices were found to take more responsibility for managing patients' chronic conditions and had more staff for decision support activities...
  48. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic drug and cardiovascular disease risk monitoring in patients with bipolar disorder
    Amy M Kilbourne
    VA Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Affect Disord 102:145-51. 2007
    ..We assessed whether patients with bipolar disorder received serum drug level and toxicity monitoring for mood stabilizers and assessment of cardiovascular disease (CVD)-related risk factors attributed to atypical antipsychotic medications...
  49. doi request reprint Access to conventional mental health and medical care among users of complementary and alternative medicine with bipolar disorder
    BRIAN E PERRON
    School of Social Work, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 197:287-90. 2009
    ..Patients having non-Veterans Affairs insurance reported no differences in rates of CAM use. Overall, no discernable trends were observed to suggest that CAM use among this sample was associated with service access...
  50. ncbi request reprint The research-to-practice gap in mood disorders: a role for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
    Amy M Kilbourne
    VA Ann Arbor Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center and Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:502-4. 2007
  51. ncbi request reprint Executive function and employment status among veterans with bipolar disorder
    Lori Altshuler
    Department of Psychiatry, West Los Angeles Healthcare Center, Department of Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, University of California, CA 90095 7057, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:1441-7. 2007
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  52. ncbi request reprint General-medical conditions in older patients with serious mental illness
    Amy M Kilbourne
    VA Pittsburgh Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion 151 C, University Drive C, Pittsburgh, PA 15240, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 13:250-4. 2005
    ..The burden of medical comorbidities was compared between older (> or =60 years) and younger patients with serious mental illness...
  53. ncbi request reprint Medical comorbidity and health-related quality of life in bipolar disorder across the adult age span
    Howard H Fenn
    Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry Stanford University Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System Building 348 Menlo Park Division, 795 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025 6328 94025
    J Affect Disord 86:47-60. 2005
    ..Little is known about medical comorbidity or health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in bipolar disorder across the adult age span, especially in public sector patients...
  54. pmc Translating evidence-based depression management services to community-based primary care practices
    Amy M Kilbourne
    VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA 15240, USA
    Milbank Q 82:631-59. 2004
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  55. ncbi request reprint Burden of general medical conditions among individuals with bipolar disorder
    Amy M Kilbourne
    VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15240, USA
    Bipolar Disord 6:368-73. 2004
    ..We determined the prevalence of general medical conditions in a population-based sample of patients diagnosed with bipolar disorder in the Veterans Administration (VA)...
  56. ncbi request reprint Diabetes preventive care and non-traumatic lower extremity amputation rates
    Michael E Moreland
    VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, PA, USA
    J Healthc Qual 26:12-7. 2004
    ..External review measures can be used by administrators and cLinicians to determine trends in quality of care and patient outcomes andto provide feedback on prevention efforts...
  57. ncbi request reprint Are physician-derived disease severity indices associated with health-related quality of life in patients with end-stage liver disease?
    Fasiha Kanwal
    VA Greater Los Angeles Health Care System, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 11301 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 99:1726-32. 2004
    ..However, there are no data evaluating the associations between MELD scores and patient reports of health-related quality of life (HRQOL)...
  58. pmc Clinical importance of HIV and depressive symptoms among veterans with HIV infection
    Amy M Kilbourne
    VA Pittsburgh Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, the University of Pittsburgh Center for Research on Health Care, School of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15240, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:512-20. 2002
    ..To compare the clinical importance (association with illness severity and survival) of depressive and HIV symptoms among veterans with HIV infection...
  59. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric symptoms, health services, and HIV risk factors among homeless women
    Amy M Kilbourne
    University of Pittsburgh, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 13:49-65. 2002
    ..Homeless women who are substance abusers are vulnerable to HIV risk behaviors. Risk reduction interventions for homeless women should be implemented through substance abuse and intensive case management programs...
  60. ncbi request reprint Bipolar disorder in late life: future directions in efficacy and effectiveness research
    Amy M Kilbourne
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System Mailstop 151 C, University Drive C, Pittsburgh, PA 15240, USA
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 7:10-7. 2005
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  61. ncbi request reprint The burden of general medical conditions in patients with bipolar disorder
    Amy M Kilbourne
    VA Pittsburgh Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion 151C U, University Drive C, Pittsburgh, PA 15240, USA
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 7:471-7. 2005
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  62. ncbi request reprint Collaborative care for bipolar disorder: Part II. Impact on clinical outcome, function, and costs
    Mark S Bauer
    Providence Veterans Affairs Medical Center VANC, Rhode Island 02908 4799, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:937-45. 2006
    ..The study addressed whether a collaborative model for chronic care, described in part I (this issue), improves outcome for bipolar disorder...
  63. pmc Patients with Complex Chronic Diseases: perspectives on supporting self-management
    Mary Ann Sevick
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System 151 C, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:438-44. 2007
    ..The case is discussed in terms of intervention effectiveness in the areas of prevention, addiction, and self-management of single diseases. Implications for research are discussed...
  64. ncbi request reprint Collaborative care for bipolar disorder: part I. Intervention and implementation in a randomized effectiveness trial
    Mark S Bauer
    Providence Veterans Affairs Medical Center VANC, Rhode Island 02908 4799, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:927-36. 2006
    ..Part II (see companion article, this issue) reports clinical, functional, and overall cost outcomes of the trial...
  65. ncbi request reprint Access to and satisfaction with care comparing patients with and without serious mental illness
    Amy M Kilbourne
    VA Pittsburgh Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, USA
    Int J Psychiatry Med 36:383-99. 2006
    ..We compared perceived access to and satisfaction with health care between patients diagnosed with serious mental illness (SMI: schizophrenia or bipolar disorder) and among those with no SMI diagnosis...
  66. ncbi request reprint From silos to bridges: meeting the general health care needs of adults with severe mental illnesses
    Marcela Horvitz-Lennon
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:659-69. 2006
    ..We discuss obstacles to clinical integration and propose strategies to address them...
  67. ncbi request reprint Management of mental disorders in VA primary care practices
    Amy M Kilbourne
    VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA 15240, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 33:208-14. 2006
    ..VA primary care programs, while tending to refer for more serious mental illnesses, may also be using mental health specialists and physician extenders to provide mental health care within general medical settings...
  68. pmc Advancing health disparities research within the health care system: a conceptual framework
    Amy M Kilbourne
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA 15240, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:2113-21. 2006
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  69. ncbi request reprint Recognition of co-occurring medical conditions among patients with serious mental illness
    Amy M Kilbourne
    VA Pittsburgh Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 194:598-602. 2006
    ..79, p < 0.001), back pain (OR = 0.81, p < 0.001), congestive heart failure (OR = 0.71, p < 0.001), and hypertension (OR = 0.77, p < 0.001). Patients with SMI were less aware of co-occurring medical conditions...
  70. doi request reprint Gender differences in health-related quality of life for veterans with serious mental illness
    CARRIE FARMER TEH
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 59:663-9. 2008
    ..This study assessed gender differences in health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in a national sample of veterans with serious mental illness...
  71. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic alliance perceptions and medication adherence in patients with bipolar disorder
    John E Zeber
    Veterans Affairs HSR and D South Texas Veterans Health Care System VERDICT, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Department of Psychiatry, San Antonio, TX 78229 4404, United States
    J Affect Disord 107:53-62. 2008
    ..Maintaining a beneficial therapeutic alliance with providers is one important strategy for improving adherence. We examine the association between adherence and therapeutic environment perceptions among veterans with bipolar disorder...
  72. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in the treatment of veterans with bipolar disorder
    Amy M Kilbourne
    Department of Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System, and the Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15240, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 56:1549-55. 2005
    ..The authors examined whether African Americans, compared with whites, received guideline-concordant care for bipolar I disorder...
  73. ncbi request reprint Datapoints: self-reported access to general medical and psychiatric care among veterans with bipolar disorder
    John E Zeber
    Veterans Affairs VA Health Services Research and Development Service HSR and D, South Texas Veterans Health Care System, 7400 Merton Minter Blvd 11C6, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:740. 2007
  74. doi request reprint Treatment adherence and illness insight in veterans with bipolar disorder
    Laurel A Copeland
    South Texas Veterans Health Care System, VERDICT, 7400 Merton Minter 11c6, San Antonio, TX 78229 4404, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 196:16-21. 2008
    ..Odds of poor adherence increased for women, African Americans, mania, and hazardous drinking. The association of mutable factors-hazardous drinking, manic symptoms, and insight-could represent an opportunity to improve adherence...
  75. ncbi request reprint Improving care for patients with serious mental illness
    Katherine J Gold
    Am Fam Physician 78:314-5. 2008
  76. ncbi request reprint Hospital care for low-risk patients with acute, nonvariceal upper GI hemorrhage: a comparison of neighboring community and tertiary care centers
    Tommy T Oei
    VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, California 90073, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 97:2271-8. 2002
    ..Use of the Rockall Risk score, a simple validated scoring index that predicts outcomes in UGIH, may help to identify these low risk patients...
  77. ncbi request reprint Differences in symptom expression in older HIV-positive patients: The Veterans Aging Cohort 3 Site Study and HIV Cost and Service Utilization Study experience
    David S Zingmond
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, University of Southern California at Los Angeles, 90095 1736, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 33:S84-92. 2003
    ..Nonwhites appeared less likely to report symptoms. Age is a determinant of reporting certain symptoms in HIV disease but may be masked or accentuated by other factors such as race...
  78. ncbi request reprint Response to symptoms among a U.S. national probability sample of adults infected with human immunodeficiency virus
    Amy M Kilbourne
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 59:36-58. 2002
    ..Vulnerable groups were no less likely to use services for HIV-related symptoms when need for care was considered. However, disparities may exist for symptom-specific care among HIV infected persons covered by public or HMO insurance...
  79. pmc Prevalence and predictors of HIV testing among a probability sample of homeless women in Los Angeles County
    Brooke Herndon
    General Internal Medicine, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    Public Health Rep 118:261-9. 2003
    ..To describe the prevalence and predictors of HIV testing in a probability cluster sample of urban homeless women...
  80. ncbi request reprint Concurrent psychiatric diagnoses by age and race among persons with bipolar disorder
    Amy M Kilbourne
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, the Department of Veterans Affairs VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pennsylvania 15240, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 55:931-3. 2004
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  81. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in the impact of irritable bowel syndrome on health-related quality of life
    Ian M Gralnek
    VA Greater Los Angeles Health Care System, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 38:782-9. 2004
    ..To compare the impact of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) on health related quality of life (HRQOI) for non-white and white IBS patients...
  82. ncbi request reprint Patterns of psychotropic medication use by race among veterans with bipolar disorder
    Amy M Kilbourne
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Department of Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Mailstop 151C U, University Drive C, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15240, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:123-6. 2006
    ..This study investigated whether race was associated with patterns of psychotropic medication use among veterans with bipolar disorder...
  83. ncbi request reprint Clinical, psychosocial, and treatment differences in minority patients with bipolar disorder
    Amy M Kilbourne
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15240, USA
    Bipolar Disord 7:89-97. 2005
    ....
  84. ncbi request reprint Algorithm for assessing patients' adherence to oral hypoglycemic medication
    Amy M Kilbourne
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System VAPHS, Pittsburgh, PA 15240, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 62:198-204. 2005
  85. ncbi request reprint Challenges of implementing depression care management in the primary care setting
    Bea Herbeck Belnap
    Center for Research on Health Care, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 5213 25821, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 33:65-75. 2006
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  86. ncbi request reprint How does depression influence diabetes medication adherence in older patients?
    Amy M Kilbourne
    VA Pittsburgh Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, General Internal Medicine 151 C, University Drive C, Pittsburgh, PA 15240, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 13:202-10. 2005
    ..Using various measures (electronic monitoring, patient/provider report, pharmacy data), the authors assessed the association between depression and diabetes medication adherence among older patients with Type 2 diabetes...
  87. ncbi request reprint Quality of care for substance use disorders in patients with serious mental illness
    Amy M Kilbourne
    VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA 15240, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 30:73-7. 2006
    ..9%, 63.2%, and 62.2%, respectively; chi(2) = 72.25, df = 2, p <. 001). Greater efforts are needed to diagnose and treat SUDs in patients with serious mental illness, particularly for those with bipolar disorder...
  88. pmc Underdiagnosis of depression in HIV: who are we missing?
    Steven M Asch
    VA Los Angeles Healthcare System and UCLA Department of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90073, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:450-60. 2003
    ..To determine the sociodemographic and service delivery correlates of depression underdiagnosis in HIV...

Research Grants4

  1. Implementing Chronic Care Management for Bipolar Disorder
    Amy M Kilbourne; Fiscal Year: 2010
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