Jennifer Q Morse

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Personality--life event congruence effects in late-life depression
    Jennifer Q Morse
    Department of Psychology, Social and Health Sciences, Duke University, USA
    J Affect Disord 84:25-31. 2005
  2. pmc Screening for personality disorders
    Jennifer Q Morse
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Pers Disord 21:179-98. 2007
  3. pmc Models of self and others and their relation to positive and negative caregiving responses
    Jennifer Q Morse
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Psychol Aging 27:211-8. 2012
  4. pmc Anger, preoccupied attachment, and domain disorganization in borderline personality disorder
    Jennifer Q Morse
    Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA, USA
    J Pers Disord 23:240-57. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Impact of cluster C personality disorders on outcomes of acute and maintenance treatment in late-life depression
    Jennifer Q Morse
    Personality Studies, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 13:808-14. 2005
  6. pmc Preoccupied attachment and emotional dysregulation: specific aspects of borderline personality disorder or general dimensions of personality pathology?
    Lori N Scott
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3811 O Hara St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Pers Disord 27:473-95. 2013
  7. pmc A comparison of the frequencies of risk factors for depression in older black and white participants in a study of indicated prevention
    Roy Sriwattanakomen
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Int Psychogeriatr 22:1240-7. 2010
  8. pmc The Mood Disorder Burden Index: a scale for assessing the burden of caregivers to adults with unipolar or bipolar disorder
    Lynn M Martire
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, United States University Center for Social and Urban Research, Pittsburgh, PA, United States
    Psychiatry Res 168:67-77. 2009
  9. pmc Treating depression to remission in older adults: a controlled evaluation of combined escitalopram with interpersonal psychotherapy versus escitalopram with depression care management
    Charles F Reynolds
    Department of Psychiatry, Advanced Center for Interventions and Services Research for Late Life Mood Disorders, Clinical Trials Management Unit, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 25:1134-41. 2010
  10. pmc Coping with health stresses and remission from late-life depression in primary care: a two-year prospective study
    Meredith L Wallace
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 27:178-86. 2012

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. ncbi request reprint Personality--life event congruence effects in late-life depression
    Jennifer Q Morse
    Department of Psychology, Social and Health Sciences, Duke University, USA
    J Affect Disord 84:25-31. 2005
    ..This study examined whether specific interactions of personality and life events predicted increases in depressive symptoms over time in a late-life sample...
  2. pmc Screening for personality disorders
    Jennifer Q Morse
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Pers Disord 21:179-98. 2007
    ..Performance was best when predicting a more severe PD diagnosis in the psychiatric sample. The results also highlight the potential value of multiple assessments when relying on self-reports...
  3. pmc Models of self and others and their relation to positive and negative caregiving responses
    Jennifer Q Morse
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Psychol Aging 27:211-8. 2012
    ..Age, gender, and model of self were related to caregiving responses, suggesting that model of self may help identify caregivers at risk for poor responses...
  4. pmc Anger, preoccupied attachment, and domain disorganization in borderline personality disorder
    Jennifer Q Morse
    Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA, USA
    J Pers Disord 23:240-57. 2009
    ..These results may suggest possible subtypes of BPD or possible mechanisms by which BPD traits are established and maintained...
  5. ncbi request reprint Impact of cluster C personality disorders on outcomes of acute and maintenance treatment in late-life depression
    Jennifer Q Morse
    Personality Studies, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 13:808-14. 2005
    ..Personality disorders (PDs) have been associated with poor treatment outcomes in acute treatments for late-life depression and with persistent functional impairment after recovery from an episode of depression...
  6. pmc Preoccupied attachment and emotional dysregulation: specific aspects of borderline personality disorder or general dimensions of personality pathology?
    Lori N Scott
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3811 O Hara St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Pers Disord 27:473-95. 2013
    ....
  7. pmc A comparison of the frequencies of risk factors for depression in older black and white participants in a study of indicated prevention
    Roy Sriwattanakomen
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Int Psychogeriatr 22:1240-7. 2010
    ..To compare the frequencies of risk factors, we describe risks for depression as a function of race among consecutively admitted participants in a randomized clinical trial of indicated depression prevention in later life...
  8. pmc The Mood Disorder Burden Index: a scale for assessing the burden of caregivers to adults with unipolar or bipolar disorder
    Lynn M Martire
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, United States University Center for Social and Urban Research, Pittsburgh, PA, United States
    Psychiatry Res 168:67-77. 2009
    ..It will be important for future research to administer the MDBI to caregivers of middle-aged and older patients as well as those receiving treatment through inpatient settings or community outpatient clinics...
  9. pmc Treating depression to remission in older adults: a controlled evaluation of combined escitalopram with interpersonal psychotherapy versus escitalopram with depression care management
    Charles F Reynolds
    Department of Psychiatry, Advanced Center for Interventions and Services Research for Late Life Mood Disorders, Clinical Trials Management Unit, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 25:1134-41. 2010
    ....
  10. pmc Coping with health stresses and remission from late-life depression in primary care: a two-year prospective study
    Meredith L Wallace
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 27:178-86. 2012
    ..Conversely, disengagement strategies involve the withdrawal of these resources from obsolete or unattainable health goals, combined with goal restructuring...
  11. pmc A controlled evaluation of monthly maintenance interpersonal psychotherapy in late-life depression with varying levels of cognitive function
    Kristen Carreira
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 23:1110-3. 2008
    ..To evaluate the effect of maintenance Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) on recurrence rates and time to recurrence of major depression in elderly patients with varying levels of cognitive function...
  12. pmc Interpersonal and emotional experiences of social interactions in borderline personality disorder
    Stephanie D Stepp
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 197:484-91. 2009
    ..GENERAL AIM: We examined interpersonal experiences of patients with borderline personality disorder (BPD) using a time-contingent diary procedure to collect information about social interactions for 7 days...
  13. pmc Can DSM-IV borderline personality disorder be diagnosed via dimensional personality traits? Implications for the DSM-5 personality disorder proposal
    Joshua D Miller
    Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 121:944-50. 2012
    ..84) with key constructs from BPD's nomological network. These data should serve to allay concerns that the DSM-5's new diagnostic approach will be detrimental to the identification of BPD...
  14. pmc Clarifying interpersonal heterogeneity in borderline personality disorder using latent mixture modeling
    Aidan G C Wright
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA 15213, USA
    J Pers Disord 27:125-43. 2013
    ..g., antisocial behaviors, self-injury, past suicide attempts). Findings are discussed in terms of the incremental clinical utility of the interpersonal circumplex model and the implications for developmental and nosological models of BPD...
  15. pmc Multimethod investigation of interpersonal functioning in borderline personality disorder
    Stephanie D Stepp
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Personal Disord 2:175-92. 2011
    ..Our findings suggest that self-report scores and electronic diary ratings have high clinical utility, because these methods appear most sensitive to change...
  16. pmc Alone? Perceived social support and chronic interpersonal difficulties in suicidal elders
    Katrin E Harrison
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, USA
    Int Psychogeriatr 22:445-54. 2010
    ..Thus, we investigated the role of chronic interpersonal difficulties and perceived social support in depressed elders with and without suicidal thoughts and attempts...
  17. pmc Impact of close family members on older adults' early response to depression treatment
    Lynn M Martire
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Psychol Aging 23:447-52. 2008
    ..Future research may identify family attitudes and behaviors that stem from burden and compromise older adults' ability to recover from depression...
  18. pmc Using clinician-rated five-factor model data to score the DSM-IV personality disorders
    Joshua D Miller
    Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 3013, USA
    J Pers Assess 92:296-305. 2010
    ....
  19. pmc Differences in treatment attitudes between depressed African-American and Caucasian veterans in primary care
    John Kasckow
    Behavioral Health Division, Department of Veterans Affairs VA Pittsburgh Health Care System, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 62:426-9. 2011
    ....
  20. pmc Addressing both depression and pain in late life: the methodology of the ADAPT study
    Jordan F Karp
    Departments of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh and University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Pain Med 13:405-18. 2012
    ..To describe the methodology of the first NIH-funded clinical trial for seniors with comorbid depression and chronic low back pain...
  21. pmc The role of attachment styles and interpersonal problems in suicide-related behaviors
    Stephanie D Stepp
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburg, PA 15213, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 38:592-607. 2008
    ..These findings suggest the importance of distinguishing between these groups of behaviors in terms of etiological pathways, maintenance processes, and treatment interventions...
  22. pmc Emotion dysregulation as a maintenance factor of borderline personality disorder features
    Stephanie D Stepp
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, 3811 O Hara St Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA Electronic address
    Compr Psychiatry 55:657-66. 2014
    ..Future research on the malleability of emotion dysregulation in laboratory paradigms and its effects on short-term changes in BPD features is needed to inform interventions. ..
  23. pmc Racial preferences for participation in a depression prevention trial involving problem-solving therapy
    John Kasckow
    Department of Behavioral Health, U S Department of Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Health Care System, 7180 Highland Dr, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 61:722-4. 2010
    ..It also examined participants' problem-solving skills. Hypotheses stated that there would be no racial differences in consent rates and that social problem-solving coping skills would be lower among African Americans than Caucasians...
  24. pmc Prospective associations among borderline personality disorder symptoms, interpersonal problems, and aggressive behaviors
    Stephanie D Stepp
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Interpers Violence 27:103-24. 2012
    ..Our findings suggest the importance of distinguishing between these groups of aggressive behaviors in terms of etiological pathways, maintenance processes, and treatment interventions...
  25. pmc Adapting problem-solving therapy for depressed older adults in methadone maintenance treatment
    Daniel Rosen
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 40:132-41. 2011
    ..A properly modified PST for an older adult substance-dependent population with subsyndromal or diagnosed depression may be a viable option for methadone maintenance programs with limited resources...
  26. ncbi request reprint Five-factor model prototypes for personality disorders: the utility of self-reports and observer ratings
    Joshua D Miller
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA 15213, USA
    Assessment 11:127-38. 2004
    ..Other-reported information provides incremental utility in predicting impairment and interpersonal distress rated by clinicians and significant others...
  27. pmc Sexual orientation and adolescent substance use: a meta-analysis and methodological review
    Michael P Marshal
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Addiction 103:546-56. 2008
    ..The primary aims of this paper were to conduct a meta-analysis of the relationship between sexual orientation and adolescent substance use and a systematic review and critique of the methodological characteristics of this literature...
  28. pmc Preventing depression in later life: translation from concept to experimental design and implementation
    Roy Sriwattanakomen
    Advanced Center for Interventions and Services Research for Late Life Mood Disorders, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:460-8. 2008
    ..Special attention is given to the recruitment of African Americans because of well-documented inequalities in mental health services and depression treatment outcomes between races...
  29. ncbi request reprint Sociotropy, autonomy, and personality disorder criteria in psychiatric patients
    Jennifer Q Morse
    Department of Psychology, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
    J Pers Disord 16:549-60. 2002
    ..Obsessive-compulsive PD traits were not related consistently to either. Results were mostly as predicted and suggest that sociotropy and autonomy may be useful constructs for understanding and treating PDs...
  30. pmc Describing depression: congruence between patient experiences and clinical assessments
    Morgen A R Kelly
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pennsylvania, USA
    Br J Clin Psychol 50:46-66. 2011
    ..By extension, this work assesses the degree of overlap between current clinical descriptions of depression and patient-reported symptoms...

Research Grants2

  1. A New Measure of Adaptive Strategies and its Relation to Late-Life Depression
    Jennifer Morse; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Understanding the relations between adaptive responses, physical functioning, and depression may also help us design better treatments for late-life depression. ..