Lisa J Merlo

Summary

Affiliation: University of Florida
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Recovering substance-impaired pharmacists' views regarding occupational risks for addiction
    Lisa J Merlo
    School of Medicine, Washington University, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 52:480-91. 2012
  2. pmc Mandatory naltrexone treatment prevents relapse among opiate-dependent anesthesiologists returning to practice
    Lisa J Merlo
    University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
    J Addict Med 5:279-83. 2011
  3. pmc Physician views regarding substance use-related participation in a state physician health program
    Lisa J Merlo
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610 0183, USA
    Am J Addict 19:529-33. 2010
  4. pmc Decreased family accommodation associated with improved therapy outcome in pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Lisa J Merlo
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610 0234, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 77:355-60. 2009
  5. pmc Alcohol consumption associated with collegiate American football pre-game festivities
    Lisa J Merlo
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 116:242-5. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Pediatric obesity epidemic: problem and solutions
    Lisa J Merlo
    University of Florida, Department of Psychiatry, USA
    Curr Pharm Des 17:1145-8. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Prescription opioid abuse and dependence among physicians: hypotheses and treatment
    Lisa J Merlo
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610 0183, USA
    Harv Rev Psychiatry 16:181-94. 2008
  8. pmc The association between alcohol-related arrests and college football game days
    Lisa J Merlo
    University of Florida, Department of Psychiatry, PO Box 100183, Gainesville, FL 32610, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 106:69-71. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Insight in pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder: associations with clinical presentation
    Eric A Storch
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
    Psychiatry Res 160:212-20. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Florida Obsessive-Compulsive Inventory: development, reliability, and validity
    Eric A Storch
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    J Clin Psychol 63:851-9. 2007

Detail Information

Publications43

  1. pmc Recovering substance-impaired pharmacists' views regarding occupational risks for addiction
    Lisa J Merlo
    School of Medicine, Washington University, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 52:480-91. 2012
    ..To better understand the occupational risks for substance use disorders among pharmacists and possibilities for improved prevention...
  2. pmc Mandatory naltrexone treatment prevents relapse among opiate-dependent anesthesiologists returning to practice
    Lisa J Merlo
    University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
    J Addict Med 5:279-83. 2011
    ..Naltrexone ingestion was witnessed and verified via random urine drugs screens or administered via intramuscular injection...
  3. pmc Physician views regarding substance use-related participation in a state physician health program
    Lisa J Merlo
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610 0183, USA
    Am J Addict 19:529-33. 2010
    ..Participants were generally satisfied with the program, and 92.5% indicated that they would recommend it to others. They provided suggestions to increase the acceptability and efficacy of PHPs for physicians. ..
  4. pmc Decreased family accommodation associated with improved therapy outcome in pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Lisa J Merlo
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610 0234, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 77:355-60. 2009
    ..Results suggest that the level of accommodation provided by the family may indicate an important obstacle to, or predictor of, treatment outcome in pediatric OCD. Directions for future research are discussed...
  5. pmc Alcohol consumption associated with collegiate American football pre-game festivities
    Lisa J Merlo
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 116:242-5. 2011
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Pediatric obesity epidemic: problem and solutions
    Lisa J Merlo
    University of Florida, Department of Psychiatry, USA
    Curr Pharm Des 17:1145-8. 2011
    ..Though many programs have been proposed, more work is needed in this area to successfully combat the problem of pediatric obesity...
  7. ncbi request reprint Prescription opioid abuse and dependence among physicians: hypotheses and treatment
    Lisa J Merlo
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610 0183, USA
    Harv Rev Psychiatry 16:181-94. 2008
    ..Given the extremely positive outcomes demonstrated by specialized programs for treating impaired professionals, it is recommended that their methods be disseminated and utilized in treatment centers for the general public...
  8. pmc The association between alcohol-related arrests and college football game days
    Lisa J Merlo
    University of Florida, Department of Psychiatry, PO Box 100183, Gainesville, FL 32610, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 106:69-71. 2010
    ..Though efforts have been made to combat excessive drinking on holidays, more effort is needed to address the significant binge drinking among students and other spectators that is associated with high-profile collegiate sporting events...
  9. doi request reprint Insight in pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder: associations with clinical presentation
    Eric A Storch
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
    Psychiatry Res 160:212-20. 2008
    ..These findings suggest that OCD with poor insight may represent a distinct clinical feature that may require more intensive and multimodal treatment approaches...
  10. ncbi request reprint Florida Obsessive-Compulsive Inventory: development, reliability, and validity
    Eric A Storch
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    J Clin Psychol 63:851-9. 2007
    ..A strength of the FOCI is that it offers a quick evaluation of both presence and severity of OCD symptoms. An important limitation is that the FOCI does not assess the severity of individual symptoms...
  11. ncbi request reprint Clinical features associated with treatment-resistant pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Eric A Storch
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 49:35-42. 2008
    ..The objective of the study was to identify clinical and sociodemographic characteristics that may differentiate youth with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) who are resistant to treatment vs those who have a favorable response...
  12. ncbi request reprint Clinical features of children and adolescents with obsessive-compulsive disorder and hoarding symptoms
    Eric A Storch
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 48:313-8. 2007
    ..This study was conducted to examine whether pediatric patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and hoarding symptoms differed in terms of clinical characteristics from pediatric OCD patients without hoarding symptoms...
  13. doi request reprint Impact of comorbidity on cognitive-behavioral therapy response in pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Eric A Storch
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 47:583-92. 2008
    ..To examine the impact of psychiatric comorbidity on cognitive-behavioral therapy response in children and adolescents with obsessive-compulsive disorder...
  14. ncbi request reprint Family-based cognitive-behavioral therapy for pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder: comparison of intensive and weekly approaches
    Eric A Storch
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 46:469-78. 2007
    ..To examine the relative efficacy of intensive versus weekly cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for children and adolescents with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)...
  15. doi request reprint Convergent and discriminant validity of the Children's Yale-Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale-Symptom Checklist
    Jason Gallant
    Department of Educational Psychology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, United States
    J Anxiety Disord 22:1369-76. 2008
    ..These results provide initial psychometric support for the CY-BOCS-SC and support its use as a clinical and research instrument for assessing presence of a range of obsessive and compulsive symptoms in youth with OCD...
  16. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in youth with Tourette's syndrome and chronic tic disorder
    Eric A Storch
    Department of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 36:217-27. 2007
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  17. ncbi request reprint Associations between miscellaneous symptoms and symptom dimensions: an examination of pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Eric A Storch
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Behav Res Ther 45:2593-603. 2007
    ..g., understanding which miscellaneous symptoms relate to certain dimensions) and treatment implications (e.g., hierarchy development)...
  18. doi request reprint Cognitive-behavioral therapy for obsessive-compulsive disorder: a non-randomized comparison of intensive and weekly approaches
    Eric A Storch
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 22:1146-58. 2008
    ..Since many people with OCD do not have access to trained CBT providers, intensive treatment may be a viable option in such cases...
  19. pmc Cognitive behavioral therapy plus motivational interviewing improves outcome for pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder: a preliminary study
    Lisa J Merlo
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA
    Cogn Behav Ther 39:24-7. 2010
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Fentanyl and propofol exposure in the operating room: sensitization hypotheses and further data
    Lisa J Merlo
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL 32610 0183, USA
    J Addict Dis 27:67-76. 2008
    ..Suggestions for reducing secondhand exposure in the operating room are discussed...
  21. pmc Attitudes of college students toward mental illness stigma and the misuse of psychiatric medications
    Amanda M Stone
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 72:134-9. 2011
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  22. ncbi request reprint Family accommodation in pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Eric A Storch
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 36:207-16. 2007
    ..Family accommodation mediated the relation between symptom severity and parent-rated functional impairment...
  23. pmc Lifetime psychiatric and substance use disorders among impaired physicians in a physicians health program: comparison to a general treatment population: psychopathology of impaired physicians
    Linda B Cottler
    Department of Epidemiology, Colleges of Medicine and Public Health and Health Professions, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611, USA
    J Addict Med 7:108-12. 2013
    ..We determined differences in lifetime substance use, and abuse/dependence as well as other psychiatric disorders, comparing physicians undergoing monitoring with a general population that had sought treatment for substance use...
  24. ncbi request reprint D-cycloserine does not enhance exposure-response prevention therapy in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Eric A Storch
    Departments of Psychiatry, University of Florida, Florida 32610, USA
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 22:230-7. 2007
    ..As this study is the first to explore this question and a number of methodological issues must be considered when interpreting the findings, the conclusions that may be drawn from our results are limited...
  25. ncbi request reprint Cognitive-behavioral therapy for PANDAS-related obsessive-compulsive disorder: findings from a preliminary waitlist controlled open trial
    Eric A Storch
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 45:1171-8. 2006
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Clinical predictors of response to cognitive-behavioral therapy for obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Mary L Keeley
    Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, United States
    Clin Psychol Rev 28:118-30. 2008
    ..Implications of findings and recommendations for future research are discussed...
  27. ncbi request reprint Further psychometric examination of the Tourette's Disorder Scales
    Eric A Storch
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 38:89-98. 2007
    ..Excellent inter-rater agreement and convergent and divergent validity was found. These results provide further psychometric support for the TODS-PR and TODS-CR...
  28. doi request reprint Psychiatric medication-seeking beliefs and behaviors among college students
    Amanda M Stone
    McKnight Brain Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610 0183, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 38:314-21. 2012
    ..Misuse of prescription psychiatric medications is increasing on college campuses. Sources of medications include friends or family, obtaining prescriptions fraudulently or from multiple physicians, and buying drugs online...
  29. doi request reprint Methadone- and heroin-related deaths in Florida
    Noni A Graham
    University of Florida College of Medicine Department of Psychiatry, Division of Addiction Medicine, Evelyn F and William L McKnight Brain Institute, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 34:347-53. 2008
    ..Treatment with methadone, for both pain and opioid dependence, should be preceded by an abuse liability evaluation. Attempts to minimize diversion should be implemented...
  30. ncbi request reprint Trait and social influences in the links among adolescent attachment, depressive symptoms, and coping
    Lisa J Merlo
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610 0234, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 36:195-206. 2007
    ..Correlation magnitudes differed depending on whether the trait or social influence components were examined...
  31. ncbi request reprint Patterns of substance use initiation among healthcare professionals in recovery
    Lisa J Merlo
    University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida Professionals Resource Network, Inc, Fernandina Beach, Florida
    Am J Addict 22:605-12. 2013
    ..Substance-related impairment among healthcare professionals has significant public health implications, but little is known regarding factors associated with substance use initiation in this group...
  32. ncbi request reprint Knowledge and attitudes toward hookah usage among university students
    Adam L Holtzman
    McKnight Brain Institute at University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    J Am Coll Health 61:362-70. 2013
    ..Hookah smoking is a popular form of tobacco use on university campuses. This study documented use, attitudes, and knowledge of hookah smoking among college students...
  33. ncbi request reprint Obsessive-compulsive disorder: strategies for using CBT and pharmacotherapy
    Eric A Storch
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    J Fam Pract 55:329-33. 2006
  34. pmc Reasons for misuse of prescription medication among physicians undergoing monitoring by a physician health program
    Lisa J Merlo
    From the University of Florida and Professionals Resource Network, Inc LJM, Gainesville, FL Mahidol University SS, Bangkok, Thailand Numerof and Associates SMC, St Louis, MO and University of Florida LBC, Gainesville, FL
    J Addict Med 7:349-53. 2013
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  35. pmc Personality testing may improve resident selection in anesthesiology programs
    Lisa J Merlo
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL 32610 0254, USA
    Med Teach 31:e551-4. 2009
    ..Some residents, despite high exam scores, may struggle in the operating room (OR) in stressful situations...
  36. ncbi request reprint Obsessive-compulsive disorder: tools for recognizing its many expressions
    Lisa J Merlo
    Departments of Pediatrics and Psychiatry, University of Florida, Box 100234, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    J Fam Pract 55:217-22. 2006
    ..Consider OCD when a patient exhibits or complains of intrusive thoughts, anxiety-based avoidance of places or objects, excessive reassurance-seeking, or repetitive behaviors/rituals (B)...
  37. ncbi request reprint Assessment of pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder: a critical review of current methodology
    Lisa J Merlo
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 36:195-214. 2005
    ..Finally, a critical review is offered of major trends in the assessment of pediatric OCD (e.g., diagnostic interviews, self-report and parent-report measures, and clinician-administered inventories)...
  38. ncbi request reprint Brief educational intervention to improve medical student competence in managing patients exposed to secondhand smoke
    Lisa J Merlo
    a Department of Psychology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA
    Subst Abus 35:163-7. 2014
    ..The goal of this study was to develop an SHS-related educational intervention for medical students, with the purpose of improving knowledge regarding consequences of SHS exposure, and increasing intent to screen patients for exposure...
  39. pmc PATHOS: a brief screening application for assessing sexual addiction
    Patrick J Carnes
    Pine Grove Behavioral Health Services, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS, USA
    J Addict Med 6:29-34. 2012
    ..Sexual addiction is estimated to afflict up to 3% to 6% of the population. However, many clinicians lack clear criteria for detecting potential cases...
  40. pmc Methamphetamine- and trauma-induced brain injuries: comparative cellular and molecular neurobiological substrates
    Mark S Gold
    Center for Neuroproteomics and Biomarkers Research, McKnight Brain Institute of the University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 66:118-27. 2009
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  41. doi request reprint Increased assessment and monitoring needed for patients receiving methadone
    Lisa J Merlo
    Am J Med 121:e23; author repply e25. 2008
  42. doi request reprint Response to "Comorbid psychiatric diagnoses and their association with cocaine-induced psychosis in cocaine-dependent subjects"
    Lisa J Merlo
    Am J Addict 17:247-8; author reply 249-50. 2008
  43. ncbi request reprint Brief intervention for medical inpatients with unhealthy alcohol use
    Lisa J Merlo
    Ann Intern Med 147:589-90; author reply 590. 2007