Paul N Pfeiffer

Summary

Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Predictors of suicidal ideation among depressed Veterans and the interpersonal theory of suicide
    Paul N Pfeiffer
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Health Services Research and Development HSR and D, Center for Clinical Management Research, Ann Arbor, MI, United States Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI, United States Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 152:277-81. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Treatment-resistant depression and risk of suicide
    Paul N Pfeiffer
    Department of Veterans Affairs, National Serious Mental Illness Treatment Resource and Evaluation Center and Health Services Research and Development HSR and D Center for Clinical Management Research, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 43:356-65. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Trends in antidepressant prescribing for new episodes of depression and implications for health system quality measures
    Paul N Pfeiffer
    Department of Veterans Affairs, National Serious Mental Illness Treatment Resource and Evaluation Center, Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, USA
    Med Care 50:86-90. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Depression care following psychiatric hospitalization in the Veterans Health Administration
    Paul N Pfeiffer
    National Serious Mental Illness Treatment Resource and Evaluation Center and VA Center for Clinical Management Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Am J Manag Care 17:e358-64. 2011
  5. pmc Benzodiazepines and adequacy of initial antidepressant treatment for depression
    Paul N Pfeiffer
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 31:360-4. 2011
  6. pmc Impact of distance and facility of initial diagnosis on depression treatment
    Paul N Pfeiffer
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan Medical School, 4250 Plymouth Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Health Serv Res 46:768-86. 2011
  7. pmc Electroconvulsive therapy for major depression within the Veterans Health Administration
    Paul N Pfeiffer
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Ann Arbor, MI, United States
    J Affect Disord 130:21-5. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Is there an "unhealthy volunteer effect" in mental health outpatient research?
    Paul N Pfeiffer
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI, United States
    Psychiatry Res 176:224-8. 2010
  9. pmc Comorbid anxiety as a suicide risk factor among depressed veterans
    Paul N Pfeiffer
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Health Services Research and Development HSR and D Center of Excellence, Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center SMITREC, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Depress Anxiety 26:752-7. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Suicide risk assessment received prior to suicide death by Veterans Health Administration patients with a history of depression
    Eric G Smith
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Health Services Research and Development, Center for Health Quality, Outcomes, and Economic Research Bedford Center of Excellence, Bedford, Massachusetts, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 74:226-32. 2013

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. doi request reprint Predictors of suicidal ideation among depressed Veterans and the interpersonal theory of suicide
    Paul N Pfeiffer
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Health Services Research and Development HSR and D, Center for Clinical Management Research, Ann Arbor, MI, United States Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI, United States Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 152:277-81. 2014
    ..We assessed whether key constructs of the interpersonal theory of suicide were associated with suicidal ideation in depressed US Veterans...
  2. doi request reprint Treatment-resistant depression and risk of suicide
    Paul N Pfeiffer
    Department of Veterans Affairs, National Serious Mental Illness Treatment Resource and Evaluation Center and Health Services Research and Development HSR and D Center for Clinical Management Research, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 43:356-65. 2013
    ..Staging TRD using MGH criteria is unlikely to substantially improve suicide risk assessment of depressed patients beyond existing measures contained in health system records. ..
  3. doi request reprint Trends in antidepressant prescribing for new episodes of depression and implications for health system quality measures
    Paul N Pfeiffer
    Department of Veterans Affairs, National Serious Mental Illness Treatment Resource and Evaluation Center, Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, USA
    Med Care 50:86-90. 2012
    ..Although initial prescriptions for a 90-day supply satisfy measure requirements, they may circumvent its purpose of ensuring adequate medication management...
  4. ncbi request reprint Depression care following psychiatric hospitalization in the Veterans Health Administration
    Paul N Pfeiffer
    National Serious Mental Illness Treatment Resource and Evaluation Center and VA Center for Clinical Management Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Am J Manag Care 17:e358-64. 2011
    ..To assess quality of depression care during the high-risk period following a psychiatric hospitalization...
  5. pmc Benzodiazepines and adequacy of initial antidepressant treatment for depression
    Paul N Pfeiffer
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 31:360-4. 2011
    ..These findings should be considered by clinicians when assessing the individual risks and benefits of combining a benzodiazepine with antidepressant treatment...
  6. pmc Impact of distance and facility of initial diagnosis on depression treatment
    Paul N Pfeiffer
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan Medical School, 4250 Plymouth Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Health Serv Res 46:768-86. 2011
    ..To assess whether distance to services or diagnosis at a hospital-based medical center compared with a community clinic influences the receipt of psychotherapy versus pharmacotherapy for depression...
  7. pmc Electroconvulsive therapy for major depression within the Veterans Health Administration
    Paul N Pfeiffer
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Ann Arbor, MI, United States
    J Affect Disord 130:21-5. 2011
    ..We examined receipt of ECT among depressed patients in the largest coordinated health system in the US, the Veterans Health Administration...
  8. doi request reprint Is there an "unhealthy volunteer effect" in mental health outpatient research?
    Paul N Pfeiffer
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI, United States
    Psychiatry Res 176:224-8. 2010
    ..The possibility of such an effect should be considered when conducting and interpreting clinical trials...
  9. pmc Comorbid anxiety as a suicide risk factor among depressed veterans
    Paul N Pfeiffer
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Health Services Research and Development HSR and D Center of Excellence, Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center SMITREC, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Depress Anxiety 26:752-7. 2009
    ..We examined whether depressed veterans with comorbid anxiety had higher risks of suicide death...
  10. doi request reprint Suicide risk assessment received prior to suicide death by Veterans Health Administration patients with a history of depression
    Eric G Smith
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Health Services Research and Development, Center for Health Quality, Outcomes, and Economic Research Bedford Center of Excellence, Bedford, Massachusetts, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 74:226-32. 2013
    ..To examine the quality of suicide risk assessment provided to veterans with a history of depression who died by suicide between 1999 and 2004...
  11. doi request reprint Outpatient follow-up after psychiatric hospitalization for depression and later readmission and treatment adequacy
    Paul N Pfeiffer
    Serious Mental Illness Treatment Resource and Evaluation Center, Ann Arbor Veterans Affairs Center for Clinical Management Research, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 63:1239-42. 2012
    ..The study evaluated whether timely postdischarge follow-up, a health system quality indicator, corresponded with improved longer-term posthospital care for depression...
  12. pmc Antidepressant agents and suicide death among US Department of Veterans Affairs patients in depression treatment
    Marcia Valenstein
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Ann Arbor Center of Excellence COE, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 32:346-53. 2012
    ..Multiple analytic strategies were used to address potential selection biases...
  13. doi request reprint Continuation of care following an initial primary care visit with a mental health diagnosis: differences by receipt of VHA Primary Care-Mental Health Integration services
    KIPLING M BOHNERT
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Serious Mental Illness Treatment Resource and Evaluation Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 35:66-70. 2013
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  14. pmc Antidepressant adherence after psychiatric hospitalization among VA patients with depression
    Kara Zivin
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Health Services Research and Development HSR and D Center of Excellence, Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center SMITREC, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 36:406-15. 2009
    ..Poor antidepressant adherence is common among depressed patients after psychiatric hospitalization. Efforts to improve adherence at this time may be critical in improving the outcomes of these high-risk patients...
  15. doi request reprint VA primary care-mental health integration: patient characteristics and receipt of mental health services, 2008-2010
    Vicki Johnson-Lawrence
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1415 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 63:1137-41. 2012
    ..This report describes patients initiating PC-MHI services in fiscal years (FYs) 2008-2010, including those who received prior mental health services...
  16. doi request reprint Are primary care mental health services associated with differences in specialty mental health clinic use?
    Paul N Pfeiffer
    Health Services Research and Development, Ann Arbor Department of Veterans Affairs Health System, MI, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 62:422-5. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether implementation of primary care mental health services is associated with differences in specialty mental health clinic use within the Veterans Health Administration (VHA)...
  17. doi request reprint Initiation of Primary Care-Mental Health Integration programs in the VA Health System: associations with psychiatric diagnoses in primary care
    Kara Zivin
    Department of Veterans Affairs, National Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center and Health Services Research and Development HSR and D Center for Clinical Management Research, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Med Care 48:843-51. 2010
    ..In 2008, many Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) facilities implemented collaborative care programs, as part of the VA's Primary Care-Mental Health Integration (PC-MHI) program...
  18. doi request reprint Evaluation of the FDA warning against prescribing citalopram at doses exceeding 40 mg
    Kara Zivin
    Department of Veterans Affairs, National Serious Mental Illness Treatment Resource and Evaluation Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 170:642-50. 2013
    ..The authors assessed relationships between citalopram use and ventricular arrhythmias and mortality...
  19. ncbi request reprint Peers and peer-based interventions in supporting reintegration and mental health among National Guard soldiers: a qualitative study
    Paul N Pfeiffer
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Health Services Research and Development Center for Clinical Management Research, 2800 Plymouth Road, Building 14, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Mil Med 177:1471-6. 2012
    ..Formal peer-based programs may assist soldiers not sufficiently benefitting from natural peer networks, although there are barriers to implementation...
  20. pmc Maximizing the value of mobile health monitoring by avoiding redundant patient reports: prediction of depression-related symptoms and adherence problems in automated health assessment services
    John D Piette
    VA Center for Clinical Management Research and Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48113 0170, United States
    J Med Internet Res 15:e118. 2013
    ..However, redundant assessments may increase patient dropout and represent a lost opportunity to collect more clinically useful data...
  21. doi request reprint Inpatient psychiatric care experience and its relationship to posthospitalization treatment participation
    Nicholas W Bowersox
    Serious Mental Illness Treatment Resource and Evaluation Center, Health Services Research and Development Service, Department of Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System, North Campus Research Complex, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 64:554-62. 2013
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  22. ncbi request reprint "No-shows": who fails to follow up with initial behavioral health treatment?
    Kara Zivin
    Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Department of Veterans Affairs, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Am J Manag Care 15:105-12. 2009
    ..We sought to determine what demographic and clinical factors are associated with receipt of initial mental health treatment...
  23. pmc Efficacy of peer support interventions for depression: a meta-analysis
    Paul N Pfeiffer
    Health Services Research and Development, Department of Veterans Affairs, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 33:29-36. 2011
    ..To assess the efficacy of peer support for reducing symptoms of depression...
  24. doi request reprint Dosing frequency and adherence to antipsychotic medications
    Paul N Pfeiffer
    Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center, Department of Veterans Affairs, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48113 0170, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 59:1207-10. 2008
    ..This study investigated whether dosing frequency affects antipsychotic medication adherence among patients with schizophrenia...