R Schulz

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Pessimism, age, and cancer mortality
    R Schulz
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260, USA
    Psychol Aging 11:304-9. 1996
  2. ncbi request reprint Stability and change in older adults' social contact and social support: the Cardiovascular Health Study
    L M Martire
    Department of Psychiatry and University Center for Social and Urban Research, University of Pittsburgh, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 54:S302-11. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Caregiving as a risk factor for mortality: the Caregiver Health Effects Study
    R Schulz
    Department of Psychiatry and University Center for Social and Urban Research, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    JAMA 282:2215-9. 1999
  4. ncbi request reprint Negative and positive health effects of caring for a disabled spouse: longitudinal findings from the caregiver health effects study
    S R Beach
    University Center for Social and Urban Research, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260, USA
    Psychol Aging 15:259-71. 2000
  5. pmc Mammography and pap smear use by older rural women
    D G Ives
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Public Health Rep 111:244-50. 1996
  6. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in psychiatric morbidity among family caregivers: a review and analysis
    J L Yee
    Center for Mental Health Services Research, School of Social Work, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Gerontologist 40:147-64. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Association between depression and mortality in older adults: the Cardiovascular Health Study
    R Schulz
    Department of Psychiatry, The University Center for Social and Urban Research, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Arch Intern Med 160:1761-8. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of a dyadic intervention for management of osteoarthritis: a pilot study with older patients and their spousal caregivers
    L M Martire
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and University Center for Social and Urban Research, 121 University Place, Room 508, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Aging Ment Health 7:53-60. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint The association of late-life depression and anxiety with physical disability: a review of the literature and prospectus for future research
    E J Lenze
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 9:113-35. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Involvement in caregiving and adjustment to death of a spouse: findings from the caregiver health effects study
    R Schulz
    Department of Psychiatry and University Center for Social and Urban Research, University of Pittsburgh, 121 University Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    JAMA 285:3123-9. 2001

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. ncbi request reprint Pessimism, age, and cancer mortality
    R Schulz
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260, USA
    Psychol Aging 11:304-9. 1996
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Stability and change in older adults' social contact and social support: the Cardiovascular Health Study
    L M Martire
    Department of Psychiatry and University Center for Social and Urban Research, University of Pittsburgh, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 54:S302-11. 1999
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Caregiving as a risk factor for mortality: the Caregiver Health Effects Study
    R Schulz
    Department of Psychiatry and University Center for Social and Urban Research, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    JAMA 282:2215-9. 1999
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Negative and positive health effects of caring for a disabled spouse: longitudinal findings from the caregiver health effects study
    S R Beach
    University Center for Social and Urban Research, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260, USA
    Psychol Aging 15:259-71. 2000
    ..Results suggest that caring for a disabled spouse is a complex phenomenon that can have both deleterious and beneficial consequences...
  5. pmc Mammography and pap smear use by older rural women
    D G Ives
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Public Health Rep 111:244-50. 1996
    ..To compare the characteristics of older women who did and did not have screening mammograms and Pap smears during the first two years both services were a Medicare Part B benefit...
  6. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in psychiatric morbidity among family caregivers: a review and analysis
    J L Yee
    Center for Mental Health Services Research, School of Social Work, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Gerontologist 40:147-64. 2000
    ..Directions for future research and implications for interventions and public policy are discussed...
  7. ncbi request reprint Association between depression and mortality in older adults: the Cardiovascular Health Study
    R Schulz
    Department of Psychiatry, The University Center for Social and Urban Research, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Arch Intern Med 160:1761-8. 2000
    ..To address these discrepancies, we test this association using the most extensive array of sociodemographic and physical health control variables ever studied, to our knowledge, in a large population-based sample of elderly individuals...
  8. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of a dyadic intervention for management of osteoarthritis: a pilot study with older patients and their spousal caregivers
    L M Martire
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and University Center for Social and Urban Research, 121 University Place, Room 508, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Aging Ment Health 7:53-60. 2003
    ..The findings of this pilot study point to the utility of a dyadic intervention approach to management of OA in late life...
  9. ncbi request reprint The association of late-life depression and anxiety with physical disability: a review of the literature and prospectus for future research
    E J Lenze
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 9:113-35. 2001
    ..The authors discuss how these findings inform current concepts of physical disability and discuss the implications for future intervention studies of late-life depression and anxiety disorders...
  10. ncbi request reprint Involvement in caregiving and adjustment to death of a spouse: findings from the caregiver health effects study
    R Schulz
    Department of Psychiatry and University Center for Social and Urban Research, University of Pittsburgh, 121 University Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    JAMA 285:3123-9. 2001
    ..Most deaths in the United States occur among older persons who have 1 or more disabling conditions. As a result, many deaths are preceded by an extended period during which family members provide care to their disabled relative...
  11. ncbi request reprint Processes and outcomes of care for patients with community-acquired pneumonia: results from the Pneumonia Patient Outcomes Research Team (PORT) cohort study
    M J Fine
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Arch Intern Med 159:970-80. 1999
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Subjective health measures and acute treatment outcomes in geriatric depression
    E J Lenze
    The Intervention Research Center in Late Life Mood Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:1149-55. 2001
    ..However, successful treatment for depression has been associated with improvement in self-rated health and other health measures...
  13. ncbi request reprint Task independence, safety, and adequacy among nondisabled and osteoarthritis-disabled older women
    J C Rogers
    Dept of Occupational Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 45:410-8. 2001
    ..To examine the constructs of task independence, safety, and adequacy...
  14. doi request reprint Pilot testing of a question prompt sheet to encourage family caregivers of cancer patients and physicians to discuss end-of-life issues
    R S Hebert
    Forbes Hospice, West Penn Allegheny Health System, University of Pittsburgh, 115 S Neville Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 26:24-32. 2009
    ..All caregivers thought that the question prompt sheet was easy to understand and felt comfortable completing it in clinic and the majority reported that the question prompt sheets made it easier for them to ask questions...
  15. pmc Correlates and prevalence of benzodiazepine use in community-dwelling elderly
    P P Gleason
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 13:243-50. 1998
    ..The high prevalence of OTC sleep aid medication and benzodiazepine use may place the patient at increased risk of psychomotor impairment. Physicians should assess OTC sleep aid medication use when prescribing benzodiazepines...
  16. ncbi request reprint Religion, spirituality and the well-being of informal caregivers: a review, critique, and research prospectus
    R S Hebert
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Section of Palliative Care and Medical Ethics, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Aging Ment Health 10:497-520. 2006
    ..Future studies should be theory driven and utilize psychometrically sound measures of religion/spirituality. Suggestions are provided to help guide future work...
  17. ncbi request reprint Pilot study of strategies for effective weight management in type 2 diabetes: Pounds Off with Empowerment (POWER)
    E J Mayer-Davis
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, USA
    Fam Community Health 24:27-35. 2001
    ..For purposes of state-of-the-art weight management interventions with diabetics, the addition of formal evaluation did not result in improved outcomes...
  18. ncbi request reprint Pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics of single doses of subcutaneous pegylated human G-CSF mutant (Ro 25-8315) in healthy volunteers: comparison with single and multiple daily doses of filgrastim
    P Van der Auwera
    Departments of PDC1 (Clinical Science) and PDP, F. Hoffmann-LaRoche Ltd, Basel, Switzerland
    Am J Hematol 66:245-51. 2001
    ..Pegylation of rhG-CSF mutant results in more desirable pharmacokinetic properties and a longer duration of action with effective increases in ANC and measures of peripheral blood progenitor cell mobilization for at least 1 week...
  19. ncbi request reprint [Percutaneous vertebroplasty]
    J Hierholzer
    Kliniken für Diagnostische und Interventionelle Radiologie, Berlin, Germany
    Rofo 174:328-34. 2002
    ..To describe the procedure of percutaneous vertebroplasty and to present our first clinical results of patients treated for benign or malignant painful vertebral body disease...
  20. pmc Measuring symptomatic and functional recovery in patients with community-acquired pneumonia
    J P Metlay
    Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 12:423-30. 1997
    ..Delayed resolution of symptoms is associated with increased utilization of outpatient physician visits...
  21. ncbi request reprint Changes in extracranial arteries in obstructive sleep apnoea
    R Schulz
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Dept of Internal Medicine, Justus Liebig University, Klinikstr 36, 35392 Giessen, Germany
    Eur Respir J 25:69-74. 2005
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Caregiver cognitive status and potentially harmful caregiver behavior
    L S Miller
    Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 3013, USA
    Aging Ment Health 10:125-33. 2006
    ..Results indicate that compromised cognitive status is common among informal caregivers of impaired elders and that this may adversely influence the quality of care they provide...