D C Mohr

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Screening for depression among patients with multiple sclerosis: two questions may be enough
    D C Mohr
    University of California, San Francisco, VAMC, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Mult Scler 13:215-9. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Brain lesion volume and neuropsychological function predict efficacy of treatment for depression in multiple sclerosis
    David C Mohr
    Department of Psychiatry and Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, and Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 71:1017-24. 2003
  3. pmc Association between stressful life events and exacerbation in multiple sclerosis: a meta-analysis
    David C Mohr
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94142, USA
    BMJ 328:731. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint The relationship between social support, depression and treatment for depression in people with multiple sclerosis
    D C Mohr
    Departments of Psychiatry and Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Psychol Med 34:533-41. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Social support as a buffer in the relationship between treatment for depression and T-cell production of interferon gamma in patients with multiple sclerosis
    David C Mohr
    Departments of Psychiatry and Neurology, and VA Medical Center, University of California San Francisco, 4150 Clement Street 116 A, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    J Psychosom Res 57:155-8. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Self-injection anxiety training: a treatment for patients unable to self-inject injectable medications
    David C Mohr
    University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Mult Scler 11:182-5. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint A preliminary report on a skills-based telephone-administered peer support programme for patients with multiple sclerosis
    David C Mohr
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Mult Scler 11:222-6. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint A temporal framework for understanding the effects of stressful life events on inflammation in patients with multiple sclerosis
    David C Mohr
    Department of Psychiatry and Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94131, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 20:27-36. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Telephone-administered psychotherapy for depression
    David C Mohr
    Veterans Administration Medical Center, University of California, San Francisco 94121, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 62:1007-14. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Treatment of depression for patients with multiple sclerosis in neurology clinics
    D C Mohr
    University of California, Veterans Administration Medical Center, San Francisco 94121, USA
    Mult Scler 12:204-8. 2006

Detail Information

Publications45

  1. ncbi request reprint Screening for depression among patients with multiple sclerosis: two questions may be enough
    D C Mohr
    University of California, San Francisco, VAMC, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Mult Scler 13:215-9. 2007
    ..This is the first study on the effectiveness of using two questions assessing mood and anhedonia (loss of interest or pleasure) in screening for major depressive disorder (MDD) in MS...
  2. ncbi request reprint Brain lesion volume and neuropsychological function predict efficacy of treatment for depression in multiple sclerosis
    David C Mohr
    Department of Psychiatry and Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, and Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 71:1017-24. 2003
    ..22, p=.005), lesion volume in many discrete areas, and neuropsychological functioning (R2=.29, p=.0009). The effect of total lesion volume on 6-month follow-up BDI results was fully mediated by neuropsychological function...
  3. pmc Association between stressful life events and exacerbation in multiple sclerosis: a meta-analysis
    David C Mohr
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94142, USA
    BMJ 328:731. 2004
    ..To quantify the association between stressful life events and exacerbations of multiple sclerosis...
  4. ncbi request reprint The relationship between social support, depression and treatment for depression in people with multiple sclerosis
    D C Mohr
    Departments of Psychiatry and Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Psychol Med 34:533-41. 2004
    ..This study examined the effects of treatment for depression on social support among patients with multiple sclerosis (MS)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Social support as a buffer in the relationship between treatment for depression and T-cell production of interferon gamma in patients with multiple sclerosis
    David C Mohr
    Departments of Psychiatry and Neurology, and VA Medical Center, University of California San Francisco, 4150 Clement Street 116 A, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    J Psychosom Res 57:155-8. 2004
    ..This study examined the buffering effects of social support on the relationship between depression and autoaggressive immune function in multiple sclerosis (MS)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Self-injection anxiety training: a treatment for patients unable to self-inject injectable medications
    David C Mohr
    University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Mult Scler 11:182-5. 2005
    ..058). These findings suggest that SIAT is a potentially valuable intervention to teach self-injection skills to injection phobic and anxious patients, and should be investigated more thoroughly in a larger clinical trial...
  7. ncbi request reprint A preliminary report on a skills-based telephone-administered peer support programme for patients with multiple sclerosis
    David C Mohr
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Mult Scler 11:222-6. 2005
    ..Peer-support interventions for MS generally provide support but no skills training. The aim of this study was to evaluate a brief telephone-administered skills-training model of peer-support for patients with MS...
  8. ncbi request reprint A temporal framework for understanding the effects of stressful life events on inflammation in patients with multiple sclerosis
    David C Mohr
    Department of Psychiatry and Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94131, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 20:27-36. 2006
    ..These three hypotheses are not necessarily mutually exclusive. Data on psychosocial mediators and moderators are also briefly reviewed and future research directions are discussed...
  9. ncbi request reprint Telephone-administered psychotherapy for depression
    David C Mohr
    Veterans Administration Medical Center, University of California, San Francisco 94121, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 62:1007-14. 2005
    ..No study has examined if the skills-training component to T-CBT provides any benefit beyond that provided by nonspecific factors...
  10. ncbi request reprint Treatment of depression for patients with multiple sclerosis in neurology clinics
    D C Mohr
    University of California, Veterans Administration Medical Center, San Francisco 94121, USA
    Mult Scler 12:204-8. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the adequacy of antidepressant pharmacotherapy in a sample of patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) treated by neurologists...
  11. ncbi request reprint Couples therapy at end of life
    David C Mohr
    University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Psychooncology 12:620-7. 2003
    ..While the size of the study precludes generalizing these findings to a larger population, this study supports further exploration of couples therapy as a potentially useful adjunct to end of life care...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effects of treatment for depression on fatigue in multiple sclerosis
    David C Mohr
    University of California, San Francisco, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    Psychosom Med 65:542-7. 2003
    ..The goal of this study was to examine the effects of treatment for depression on fatigue in MS...
  13. ncbi request reprint The psychosocial impact of multiple sclerosis: exploring the patient's perspective
    D C Mohr
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco 94115 1642, USA
    Health Psychol 18:376-82. 1999
    ..These findings indicate that benefit-finding is a substantial and poorly understood part of the illness experience for MS patients...
  14. ncbi request reprint Course of depression during the initiation of interferon beta-1a treatment for multiple sclerosis
    D C Mohr
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Arch Neurol 56:1263-5. 1999
    ..To examine the hypothesis that increases in depression after initiation of treatment with interferon beta-1a for multiple sclerosis can be explained as representing a return to pretreatment levels of depression...
  15. ncbi request reprint Telephone-administered cognitive-behavioral therapy for the treatment of depressive symptoms in multiple sclerosis
    D C Mohr
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco UCSF 94115 1642, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 68:356-61. 2000
    ..Furthermore, adherence to interferon beta-1a, a disease-modifying medication for the treatment of MS, was significantly better at the 4-month follow-up among patients who received CMS as compared with those in the UCC condition...
  16. ncbi request reprint Injectable medication for the treatment of multiple sclerosis: the influence of self-efficacy expectations and injection anxiety on adherence and ability to self-inject
    D C Mohr
    University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Ann Behav Med 23:125-32. 2001
    ..This relation was mediated by the patient's ability to self-inject. Patients 'experienced level of injection anxiety was related to adherence but not to method of injection...
  17. ncbi request reprint Treatment of depression is associated with suppression of nonspecific and antigen-specific T(H)1 responses in multiple sclerosis
    D C Mohr
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Arch Neurol 58:1081-6. 2001
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  18. ncbi request reprint Comparative outcomes for individual cognitive-behavior therapy, supportive-expressive group psychotherapy, and sertraline for the treatment of depression in multiple sclerosis
    D C Mohr
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Fancisco, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 69:942-9. 2001
    ..Reasons for this inconsistency are discussed. These findings suggest that CBT or sertraline is more likely to be effective in treating MDD in MS compared with supportive group treatments...
  19. ncbi request reprint The mediating effects of sleep in the relationship between traumatic stress and health symptoms in urban police officers
    David Mohr
    University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Psychosom Med 65:485-9. 2003
    ..This study explored the hypothesis that the relationship between posttraumatic stress symptoms and health is mediated by sleep problems...
  20. pmc Moderating effects of coping on the relationship between stress and the development of new brain lesions in multiple sclerosis
    David C Mohr
    University of California, VAMC, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Psychosom Med 64:803-9. 2002
    ..This study examined the hypothesis that coping moderates the subsequent relationship between stress and the development of new brain lesions in MS...
  21. ncbi request reprint Teaching patients to self-inject: pilot study of a treatment for injection anxiety and phobia in multiple sclerosis patients prescribed injectable medications
    David C Mohr
    Veterans Administration Medical Ctr, University of California, San Francisco 94131, USA
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 33:39-47. 2002
    ..Seven of the eight patients continued to self-inject at 3-month follow-up. Patients showed significant improvements in self-injection self-efficacy and injection anxiety...
  22. ncbi request reprint Multiple sclerosis: empirical literature for the clinical health psychologist
    D C Mohr
    University of California, San Francisco
    J Clin Psychol 57:479-99. 2001
    ..The types of coping common in MS and their effects on adjustment are discussed. The empirical literature on psychological and neuropsychological intervention is reviewed. The small literature on caregiving in MS is also summarized...
  23. ncbi request reprint The relationship among depression, subjective cognitive impairment, and neuropsychological performance in multiple sclerosis
    L Julian
    University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Mult Scler 13:81-6. 2007
    ..Furthermore, patients may be more accurate reporters of their cognitive impairment after successful treatment for depression, suggesting that depression decreases the accuracy of patient reported cognitive impairment...
  24. ncbi request reprint Clinical depression versus distress among patients with type 2 diabetes: not just a question of semantics
    Lawrence Fisher
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Box 0900, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:542-8. 2007
    ..We sought to determine differences between structured interviews, symptom questionnaires, and distress measures for assessment of depression in patients with diabetes...
  25. pmc Daily negative mood affects fasting glucose in type 2 diabetes
    Marilyn M Skaff
    Department of Family and Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Health Psychol 28:265-72. 2009
    ..To examine the relationship between mood and blood glucose in a 21-day daily diary study...
  26. pmc ApoE alleles, depression and positive affect in multiple sclerosis
    L J Julian
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Mult Scler 15:311-5. 2009
    ..Depression is common in multiple sclerosis (MS) and the role of ApoE alleles is unknown...
  27. ncbi request reprint Predictors of posttraumatic stress in police and other first responders
    Charles R Marmar
    San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 4150 Clement St 116 P, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1071:1-18. 2006
    ..Next steps in this line of research will be to test this model prospectively in a sample of 400 police academy recruits assessed during training and currently being followed for the first 2 years of police service...
  28. ncbi request reprint Stress and multiple sclerosis
    David C Mohr
    Dept of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, 680 N Lakeshore Drive, Suite 1220, Chicago, IL, 60611, USA
    J Neurol 254:II65-8. 2007
    ..It is argued that a purely causal relationship, in which stressful events alone trigger exacerbation, is unlikely. Rather, we propose that stress may be one factor among many that influence risk of exacerbation...
  29. ncbi request reprint Alliance in two telephone-administered treatments: relationship with depression and health outcomes
    Victoria Beckner
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 75:508-12. 2007
    ..The findings suggest that the therapist-client relationship is important to improvement in telephone therapy and that the role of alliance in outcome may vary by treatment approach...
  30. ncbi request reprint Barriers to psychotherapy among depressed and nondepressed primary care patients
    David C Mohr
    University of California, Veterans Administration Medical Center, San Francisco, California, USA
    Ann Behav Med 32:254-8. 2006
    ..However, when referrals for psychotherapy are made, only 20% ever follow up, and of these, half drop out of treatment. This suggests that there are substantial barriers to accessing psychotherapy...
  31. pmc Relationships among depressive symptoms, benefit-finding, optimism, and positive affect in multiple sclerosis patients after psychotherapy for depression
    Stacey L Hart
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Health Psychol 27:230-8. 2008
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  32. ncbi request reprint Reduction in disability in a randomized controlled trial of telephone-administered cognitive-behavioral therapy
    David C Mohr
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, USA
    Health Psychol 26:554-63. 2007
    ..This is a secondary analysis of a randomized controlled trial; the primary outcome results for depression are reported in D. C. Mohr, S. L. Hart, L. Julian, C. Catledge, L. Honos-Webb, L. Vella, et al. (2005)...
  33. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic alliance mediates the relationship between interpersonal problems and depression outcome in a cohort of multiple sclerosis patients
    Isa Howard
    San Francisco Veteran s Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94131, USA
    J Clin Psychol 62:1197-204. 2006
    ..The IIP-C significantly predicted Week 16 BDI and the WAI-C at 4 weeks. When controlling for the WAI-C, the relationship between the IIP-C and BDI was no longer significant, supporting the mediational hypothesis...
  34. ncbi request reprint A meta-analysis of cortisol response to challenge in human aging: importance of gender
    Christian Otte
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 30:80-91. 2005
    ..Prospective studies should explore whether the higher cortisol response in the elderly is a risk factor for developing neuropsychiatric and medical disorders...
  35. ncbi request reprint Effects of Hatha yoga and African dance on perceived stress, affect, and salivary cortisol
    Jeremy West
    Reed College, USA
    Ann Behav Med 28:114-8. 2004
    ..Dance and yoga have been shown to produce improvements in psychological well-being...
  36. ncbi request reprint The validity of Beck Depression Inventory and Hamilton Rating Scale for Depression items in the assessment of depression among patients with multiple sclerosis
    Patricia J Moran
    Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 1726, USA
    J Behav Med 28:35-41. 2005
    ..Thus, the present data support the inclusion of all BDI items when measuring depression in MS. Decisions on whether or not to use all HRSD items or only the 12 shown here to capture depression may depend on the study purpose and design...
  37. ncbi request reprint Depression and cortisol responses to psychological stress: a meta-analysis
    Heather M Burke
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 30:846-56. 2005
    ..This blunted reactivity-impaired recovery pattern observed among the afternoon studies was most pronounced in studies with older and more severely depressed patients...
  38. ncbi request reprint Treatment for depression and its relationship to improvement in quality of life and psychological well-being in multiple sclerosis patients
    Stacey Hart
    University of California, San Francisco, VA Medical Center, CA 94121, USA
    Qual Life Res 14:695-703. 2005
    ..001), and self-acceptance (R2 = 0.26, p < 0.001). Findings suggest treating depression influences both the negative and positive aspects of QOL and underscore the importance of examining QOL with two complementary approaches...
  39. ncbi request reprint Cognitive predictors of response to treatment for depression in multiple sclerosis
    Laura J Julian
    Department of Medicine, University of California, CA, USA
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 18:356-63. 2006
    ..These results provide preliminary evidence to suggest that performance on neuropsychological measures may predict antidepressant treatment response in multiple sclerosis...
  40. ncbi request reprint Familiarity, ambivalence, and firm reputation: is corporate fame a double-edged sword?
    Margaret E Brooks
    Department of Psychology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403, USA
    J Appl Psychol 88:904-14. 2003
    ..The notion that people can simultaneously hold contradictory images of well-known firms may help to explain the inconsistent findings on the relation between familiarity and reputation...
  41. ncbi request reprint Personality trait inferences about organizations: development of a measure and assessment of construct validity
    Jerel E Slaughter
    Department of Management and Policy, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    J Appl Psychol 89:85-103. 2004
    ..Finally, results of a 4th study suggest that the measure is sensitive to experimental manipulations of organizational descriptions. Implications and suggestions for the use of this measure in future research are discussed...
  42. ncbi request reprint The role of stress-response systems for the pathogenesis and progression of MS
    Stefan M Gold
    Multiple Sclerosis Program, Department of Neurology and Cousins Center for Psychoneuroimmunology, Neuropsychiatric Institute, UCLA School of Medicine, NRB1 Rm 479, 635 Charles E Young Drive South, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Trends Immunol 26:644-52. 2005
    ..Here, we integrate findings from molecular, cellular, experimental, clinical and epidemiological research to describe the involvement of stress response systems in MS pathogenesis and progression...
  43. ncbi request reprint Teamwork culture and patient satisfaction in hospitals
    Mark Meterko
    Management Decision and Research Center, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Med Care 42:492-8. 2004
    ..None of the studies, however, have examined teamwork culture relative to patient satisfaction, which is now 1 of the most widely used performance measures for healthcare organizations...
  44. ncbi request reprint The unique impact of changes in normal appearing brain tissue on cognitive dysfunction in secondary progressive multiple sclerosis patients
    Darcy Cox
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Mult Scler 10:626-9. 2004
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Determination and documentation of the need for practice guidelines
    Cynthia A Sturm
    American Psychological Association, 750 First Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002 4242, USA
    Am Psychol 60:976-8. 2005