David C Mohr

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. pmc Telephone-administered psychotherapy for depression in MS patients: moderating role of social support
    Victoria Beckner
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Behav Med 33:47-59. 2010
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. pmc Employment in multiple sclerosis. Exiting and re-entering the work force
    Laura J Julian
    Suite 270, 3333 California Street, 94143 0920, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Neurol 255:1354-60. 2008
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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Publications32

  1. 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...
  2. pmc Telephone-administered psychotherapy for depression in MS patients: moderating role of social support
    Victoria Beckner
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Behav Med 33:47-59. 2010
    ..This suggests that for participants with high social support, CBT may be a more beneficial treatment for depression compared with EFT...
  3. 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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  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. pmc Employment in multiple sclerosis. Exiting and re-entering the work force
    Laura J Julian
    Suite 270, 3333 California Street, 94143 0920, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Neurol 255:1354-60. 2008
    ..This study has implications for rehabilitation interventions to target specific MS related limitations that place patients at greatest risk for work status changes...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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)...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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
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  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. ncbi request reprint Stress facilitates consolidation of verbal memory for a film but does not affect retrieval
    Victoria E Beckner
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas at Austin, TX, USA
    Behav Neurosci 120:518-27. 2006
    ..18). Results provide the first evidence of a facilitative effect of a stressor on verbal memory, but failed to replicate retrieval findings...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. 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)...
  25. 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...
  26. pmc Patterns and predictors of alcohol use in male and female urban police officers
    James F Ballenger
    Mental Health Service, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, California, USA
    Am J Addict 20:21-9. 2011
    ..Greater psychiatric symptoms were related to adverse consequences from alcohol use. There was a noteworthy gender by work stress interaction: greater routine work stress related to lower current alcohol use in female officers. ..
  27. 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...
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. 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
  32. 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...