J Unutzer

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Willingness to pay for depression treatment in primary care
    Jurgen Unutzer
    Center for Health Services Research, UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute at the University of California, Los Angeles 90024, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 54:340-5. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Improving primary care for depression in late life: the design of a multicenter randomized trial
    J Unutzer
    Center for Health Services Research, UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Med Care 39:785-99. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Two-year effects of quality improvement programs on medication management for depression
    J Unutzer
    Center for Health Services Research, Neuropsychiatric Institute, University of California, Los Angeles, 10920 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 300, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 58:935-42. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Mental disorders and the use of alternative medicine: results from a national survey
    J Unutzer
    UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute, Santa Monica, CA 90024, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 157:1851-7. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint Quality adjusted life years in older adults with depressive symptoms and chronic medical disorders
    J Unutzer
    Center for Health Services Research, UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    Int Psychogeriatr 12:15-33. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint A web-based data management system to improve care for depression in a multicenter clinical trial
    Jurgen Unutzer
    Center for Health Services Research, Neuropsychiatric Institute of the University of California, Los Angeles 90024, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 53:671-3, 678. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms and mortality in a prospective study of 2,558 older adults
    Jurgen Unutzer
    Center for Health Services Research, UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute, 10920 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 300, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 10:521-30. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Patterns of care for depressed older adults in a large-staff model HMO
    J Unutzer
    Center for Health Services Research, UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute, Los Angeles, CA, 90024 6505, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 7:235-43. 1999
  9. ncbi request reprint Collaborative care management of late-life depression in the primary care setting: a randomized controlled trial
    Jurgen Unutzer
    Center for Health Services Research, UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute, 10920 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 300, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    JAMA 288:2836-45. 2002
  10. pmc Treating depressed older adults in primary care: narrowing the gap between efficacy and effectiveness
    J Unutzer
    Center for Health Services Research, UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute 90024, USA
    Milbank Q 77:225-56, 174. 1999

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint Willingness to pay for depression treatment in primary care
    Jurgen Unutzer
    Center for Health Services Research, UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute at the University of California, Los Angeles 90024, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 54:340-5. 2003
    ..The authors analyzed data from 615 depressed primary care patients to determine their willingness to pay for depression treatment...
  2. ncbi request reprint Improving primary care for depression in late life: the design of a multicenter randomized trial
    J Unutzer
    Center for Health Services Research, UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Med Care 39:785-99. 2001
    ..Late life depression can be successfully treated with antidepressant medications or psychotherapy, but few depressed older adults receive effective treatment...
  3. ncbi request reprint Two-year effects of quality improvement programs on medication management for depression
    J Unutzer
    Center for Health Services Research, Neuropsychiatric Institute, University of California, Los Angeles, 10920 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 300, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 58:935-42. 2001
    ..Significant underuse of evidence-based treatments for depression persists in primary care. We examined the effects of 2 primary care-based quality improvement (QI) programs on medication management for depression...
  4. ncbi request reprint Mental disorders and the use of alternative medicine: results from a national survey
    J Unutzer
    UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute, Santa Monica, CA 90024, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 157:1851-7. 2000
    ..The study examined the relationship between mental disorders and the use of complementary and alternative medicine...
  5. ncbi request reprint Quality adjusted life years in older adults with depressive symptoms and chronic medical disorders
    J Unutzer
    Center for Health Services Research, UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    Int Psychogeriatr 12:15-33. 2000
    ..In terms of the entire study population, only arthritis and heart disease were more strongly associated with QALYs than depression...
  6. ncbi request reprint A web-based data management system to improve care for depression in a multicenter clinical trial
    Jurgen Unutzer
    Center for Health Services Research, Neuropsychiatric Institute of the University of California, Los Angeles 90024, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 53:671-3, 678. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms and mortality in a prospective study of 2,558 older adults
    Jurgen Unutzer
    Center for Health Services Research, UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute, 10920 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 300, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 10:521-30. 2002
    ..The authors report results from a 7-year prospective study of depression and mortality in 2,558 Medicare recipients age 65 and older...
  8. ncbi request reprint Patterns of care for depressed older adults in a large-staff model HMO
    J Unutzer
    Center for Health Services Research, UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute, Los Angeles, CA, 90024 6505, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 7:235-43. 1999
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  9. ncbi request reprint Collaborative care management of late-life depression in the primary care setting: a randomized controlled trial
    Jurgen Unutzer
    Center for Health Services Research, UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute, 10920 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 300, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    JAMA 288:2836-45. 2002
    ..Few depressed older adults receive effective treatment in primary care settings...
  10. pmc Treating depressed older adults in primary care: narrowing the gap between efficacy and effectiveness
    J Unutzer
    Center for Health Services Research, UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute 90024, USA
    Milbank Q 77:225-56, 174. 1999
    ..More research is needed to understand these barriers and to study the effectiveness of multifaceted, population-based disease management interventions for late-life depression in primary care...
  11. ncbi request reprint Depression treatment in a sample of 1,801 depressed older adults in primary care
    Jurgen Unutzer
    Center for Health Services Research, UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:505-14. 2003
    ..To examine rates and predictors of lifetime and recent depression treatment in a sample of 1,801 depressed older primary care patients..
  12. ncbi request reprint Impact of disseminating quality improvement programs for depression in managed primary care: a randomized controlled trial
    K B Wells
    RAND, Health Program, Santa Monica, CA 90407, USA
    JAMA 283:212-20. 2000
    ..Care of patients with depression in managed primary care settings often fails to meet guideline standards, but the long-term impact of quality improvement (QI) programs for depression care in such settings is unknown...
  13. ncbi request reprint Long-term effectiveness of disseminating quality improvement for depression in primary care
    C D Sherbourne
    Health Program, RAND, 1700 Main St, Santa Monica, CA 90407 2138, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 58:696-703. 2001
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  14. ncbi request reprint Can quality improvement programs for depression in primary care address patient preferences for treatment?
    M Dwight-Johnson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
    Med Care 39:934-44. 2001
    ..Depression is common in primary care, but rates of adequate care are low. Little is known about the role of patient treatment preferences in encouraging entry into care...
  15. ncbi request reprint Quality of care for primary care patients with depression in managed care
    K B Wells
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Arch Fam Med 8:529-36. 1999
    ..To evaluate the process and quality of care for primary care patients with depression under managed care organizations...
  16. ncbi request reprint Can utility-weighted health-related quality-of-life estimates capture health effects of quality improvement for depression?
    C Donald Sherbourne
    RAND, Santa Monica, California 90407 2138, USA
    Med Care 39:1246-59. 2001
    ..Utility methods that are responsive to changes in desirable outcomes are needed for cost-effectiveness (CE) analyses and to help in decisions about resource allocation...
  17. ncbi request reprint Relationship between age and patients' current health state preferences
    C D Sherbourne
    RAND, Santa Monica, CA 90407 2138, USA
    Gerontologist 39:271-8. 1999
    ..Health providers should take care to assess individual preferences from all patients regardless of age...
  18. ncbi request reprint Problematic substance use, depressive symptoms, and gender in primary care
    C A Roeloffs
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, Los Angeles 90024, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 52:1251-3. 2001
    ..Men were significantly more likely than women to have received counseling about drug or alcohol use from their primary care practitioner...
  19. ncbi request reprint Utilization management in a large managed behavioral health organization
    A Koike
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, Davis, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 51:621-6. 2000
    ..The utilization management process of a managed behavioral health organization was examined to determine the frequency and types of reviews and the extent to which rationing of service was achieved through the denial of services...
  20. ncbi request reprint The treated prevalence of bipolar disorder in a large staff-model HMO
    J Unutzer
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington in Seattle, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 49:1072-8. 1998
    ..The treated prevalence of bipolar disorder was examined in a large staff-model health maintenance organization (HMO) in western Washington state...
  21. ncbi request reprint Reducing suicidal ideation in depressed older primary care patients
    Jurgen Unutzer
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:1550-6. 2006
    ..To determine the effect of a primary care-based collaborative care program for depression on suicidal ideation in older adults...
  22. ncbi request reprint From establishing an evidence-based practice to implementation in real-world settings: IMPACT as a case study
    Jurgen Unutzer
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Box 356560, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 28:1079-92. 2005
  23. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of improving primary care treatment of late-life depression
    Wayne J Katon
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine, 1959 Pacific Street, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 62:1313-20. 2005
    ..Depression is a leading cause of functional impairment in elderly individuals and is associated with high medical costs, but there are large gaps in quality of treatment in primary care...
  24. ncbi request reprint Hospital at home: feasibility and outcomes of a program to provide hospital-level care at home for acutely ill older patients
    Bruce Leff
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, and The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    Ann Intern Med 143:798-808. 2005
    ..Acutely ill older persons often experience adverse events when cared for in the acute care hospital...