Kara Zivin

Summary

Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The emotional toll of spousal morbidity and mortality
    Kara Zivin
    Veterans Affairs, Health Services Research and Development, Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48113 0170, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 15:772-9. 2007
  2. pmc Suicide mortality among individuals receiving treatment for depression in the Veterans Affairs health system: associations with patient and treatment setting characteristics
    Kara Zivin
    Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center SMITREC, Health Services Research and Development HSR and D Center of Excellence, Department of Veterans Affairs, Ann Arbor, Mich, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:2193-8. 2007
  3. doi request reprint The economic, public health, and caregiver burden of late-life depression
    Kara Zivin
    Serious Mental Illness Treatment Resource and Evaluation Center, Center for Clinical Management Research, Department of Veterans Affairs, Plymouth Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan Medical School, Plymouth Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan Medical School, Thompson Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA Electronic address
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 36:631-49. 2013
  4. pmc Trends in depressive symptom burden among older adults in the United States from 1998 to 2008
    Kara Zivin
    Department of Veterans Affairs, National Serious Mental Illness Treatment Resource and Evaluation Center, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 28:1611-9. 2013
  5. 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
  6. doi request reprint Relationships between mood and employment over time among depressed VA primary care patients
    Kara Zivin
    Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor, National Serious Mental Illness Treatment Resource and Evaluation Center SMITREC, HSR and D, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 34:468-77. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Early mortality and years of potential life lost among Veterans Affairs patients with depression
    Kara Zivin
    National Serious Mental Illness TreatmentResearch and Evaluation Center and the Health Services Research and Development Center for Clinical Management Research, US Department of Veterans Affairs, North Campus Research Complex, 2800 Plymouth Rd, Bldg 14, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 63:823-6. 2012
  8. pmc The effect of depression and cognitive impairment on enrollment in Medicare Part D
    Kara Zivin
    Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center, Department of Veterans Affairs, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1433-40. 2009
  9. 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
  10. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of a depression disease management program in improving depression and work function--a pilot study
    Kara Zivin
    Dept of Veterans Affairs, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Int J Psychiatry Med 39:1-13. 2009

Detail Information

Publications63

  1. ncbi request reprint The emotional toll of spousal morbidity and mortality
    Kara Zivin
    Veterans Affairs, Health Services Research and Development, Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48113 0170, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 15:772-9. 2007
    ....
  2. pmc Suicide mortality among individuals receiving treatment for depression in the Veterans Affairs health system: associations with patient and treatment setting characteristics
    Kara Zivin
    Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center SMITREC, Health Services Research and Development HSR and D Center of Excellence, Department of Veterans Affairs, Ann Arbor, Mich, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:2193-8. 2007
    ..We sought to report clinical and demographic factors associated with suicide among depressed veterans in an attempt to determine what characteristics identified depressed veterans at high risk for suicide...
  3. doi request reprint The economic, public health, and caregiver burden of late-life depression
    Kara Zivin
    Serious Mental Illness Treatment Resource and Evaluation Center, Center for Clinical Management Research, Department of Veterans Affairs, Plymouth Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan Medical School, Plymouth Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan Medical School, Thompson Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA Electronic address
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 36:631-49. 2013
    ....
  4. pmc Trends in depressive symptom burden among older adults in the United States from 1998 to 2008
    Kara Zivin
    Department of Veterans Affairs, National Serious Mental Illness Treatment Resource and Evaluation Center, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 28:1611-9. 2013
    ..Diagnosis and treatment of depression has increased over the past decade in the United States. Whether self-reported depressive symptoms among older adults have concomitantly declined is unknown...
  5. 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...
  6. doi request reprint Relationships between mood and employment over time among depressed VA primary care patients
    Kara Zivin
    Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor, National Serious Mental Illness Treatment Resource and Evaluation Center SMITREC, HSR and D, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 34:468-77. 2012
    ..We assessed these relationships among Veterans of conventional working ages...
  7. doi request reprint Early mortality and years of potential life lost among Veterans Affairs patients with depression
    Kara Zivin
    National Serious Mental Illness TreatmentResearch and Evaluation Center and the Health Services Research and Development Center for Clinical Management Research, US Department of Veterans Affairs, North Campus Research Complex, 2800 Plymouth Rd, Bldg 14, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 63:823-6. 2012
    ..Substantial literature documents excess and early mortality among individuals with serious mental illness, but there are relatively few data about mortality and depression...
  8. pmc The effect of depression and cognitive impairment on enrollment in Medicare Part D
    Kara Zivin
    Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center, Department of Veterans Affairs, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1433-40. 2009
    ..To examine concerns that vulnerable populations, such as depressed or cognitively impaired beneficiaries would have challenges accessing Part D coverage...
  9. 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...
  10. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of a depression disease management program in improving depression and work function--a pilot study
    Kara Zivin
    Dept of Veterans Affairs, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Int J Psychiatry Med 39:1-13. 2009
    ..In addition, we examined the relationship between depressive symptoms and workplace functioning among M-DOCC enrollees over time...
  11. pmc Factors influencing cost-related nonadherence to medication in older adults: a conceptually based approach
    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
    Value Health 13:338-45. 2010
    ..We sought to determine both financial and nonfinancial factors associated with CRN in a nationally representative sample of older adults...
  12. pmc Cost-related medication nonadherence among beneficiaries with depression following Medicare Part D
    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
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:1068-76. 2009
    ..Cost-related medication nonadherence (CRN) was problematic for Medicare beneficiaries with depressive symptoms before Medicare Part D...
  13. pmc Depression among older adults in the United States and England
    Kara Zivin
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, 48109, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:1036-44. 2010
    ..Depression negatively affects health and well being among older adults, but there have been no nationally representative comparisons of depression prevalence among older adults in England and the United States...
  14. pmc Economic downturns and population mental health: research findings, gaps, challenges and priorities
    K 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
    Psychol Med 41:1343-8. 2011
    ..How economic downturns influence mental health should be considered in policies such as social protection programs that aim to promote recovery...
  15. 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...
  16. doi request reprint Increases in Medicare prescription drug plan costs attributable to psychotropic medications
    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
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:674-85. 2008
    ..Patients' concerns about psychotropic medication costs under Medicare Part D may reinforce these impressions...
  17. doi request reprint Persistence of mental health problems and needs in a college student population
    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, United States
    J Affect Disord 117:180-5. 2009
    ..Cross-sectional studies indicate a high prevalence of mental health problems among college students, but there are fewer longitudinal data on these problems and related help-seeking behavior...
  18. doi request reprint Employment status of patients in the VA health system: implications for mental health services
    Kara Zivin
    Serious Mental Illness Treatment Resource and Evaluation Center, Health Services Research and Development, Department of Veterans Affairs, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 62:35-8. 2011
    ..Most veterans who use Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) health care are not employed. This study evaluated the association between mental disorders and labor force status among VA health care users...
  19. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life and utilities among patients with depression in the Department of Veterans Affairs
    Kara Zivin
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 59:1331-4. 2008
    ..This study establishes veteran-specific utility measures for patients with and those without depression...
  20. ncbi request reprint Adherence to depression treatment in older adults: a narrative review
    Kara Zivin
    National VA Serious Mental Illness Treatment, Research and Evaluation Center SMITREC, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Drugs Aging 25:559-71. 2008
    ....
  21. 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...
  22. pmc Higher-risk periods for suicide among VA patients receiving depression treatment: prioritizing suicide prevention efforts
    Marcia Valenstein
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Ann Arbor Center of Excellence COE, Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center SMITREC, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48113 0170, USA
    J Affect Disord 112:50-8. 2009
    ..To date, few health systems have carefully segmented their depression treatment populations by level of risk and prioritized prevention efforts on this basis...
  23. 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...
  24. doi request reprint Suicide mortality among patients receiving care in the veterans health administration health system
    John F McCarthy
    US Department of Veterans Affairs Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48113 0170, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 169:1033-8. 2009
    ..Prior to the conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq and before recent VHA initiatives, rates were higher among VHA patients than in the general population. Female patients had particularly high relative risks...
  25. doi request reprint Psychotherapy utilization for acute depression within the Veterans Affairs health care system
    Inger E Burnett-Zeigler
    VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Psychol Serv 9:325-35. 2012
    ..Increased efforts are needed to encourage early initiation of psychotherapy treatment among depressed veterans...
  26. doi request reprint Longitudinal predictors of first time depression treatment utilization among adults with depressive disorders
    Inger Burnett-Zeigler
    VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, VA Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center SMITREC, 2215 Fuller Road 11H, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 47:1617-25. 2012
    ..This study examined the longitudinal predictors of receiving depression treatment among adults with persistent depressive disorders and no lifetime history of treatment...
  27. 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...
  28. doi request reprint Depression treatment in older adult veterans
    Inger Burnett-Zeigler
    VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, VA Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center SMITREC Health Services Research and Development HSR and D, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 20:228-38. 2012
    ..This study examined the associations between sociodemographic characteristics, psychiatric comorbidities, and medical comorbidities and the receipt of depression treatment among depressed older adults in the VA...
  29. pmc Predictors of alternative antidepressant agent initiation among U. S. veterans diagnosed with depression
    Hyungjin Myra Kim
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Ann Arbor Center of Excellence COE, Serious Mental Illness Treatment Resource and Evaluation Center SMITREC, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 19:1049-56. 2010
    ..We examined predictors of antidepressant choice among VA patients treated for depression...
  30. doi request reprint Severe pain predicts greater likelihood of subsequent suicide
    Mark A Ilgen
    VA Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 40:597-608. 2010
    ..33; 95% CI: 1.15, 1.54), after controlling for demographic and psychiatric characteristics. These results indicate that pain evaluations should be included in comprehensive suicide assessments and suicide prevention efforts...
  31. doi request reprint Stigma and help seeking for mental health among college students
    Daniel Eisenberg
    Department of Health Policy and Management, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 66:522-41. 2009
    ..These findings can help inform efforts to reduce the role of stigma as a barrier to help seeking...
  32. 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...
  33. 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...
  34. pmc Pain and suicidal thoughts, plans and attempts in the United States
    Mark A Ilgen
    VA Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5763, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 30:521-7. 2008
    ..This study examined the association between pain and suicidality in the general US population...
  35. doi request reprint Perceptions of quality of health care among veterans with psychiatric disorders
    Inger Burnett-Zeigler
    Health Services Research and Development, Veterans AffairsAnn Arbor Healthcare System, 2215 Fuller Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 62:1054-9. 2011
    ..This study examined the impact of demographic and clinical characteristics on perceptions of outpatient health care experiences among veterans with psychiatric disorders...
  36. doi request reprint Risk of mortality among individual antipsychotics in patients with dementia
    Helen C Kales
    Ann Arbor VA Center for Clinical Management Research, Serious Mental Illness Treatment, Resource, and Evaluation Center, Ann Arbor, Mich, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 169:71-9. 2012
    ..The use of antipsychotics to treat the behavioral symptoms of dementia is associated with greater mortality. The authors examined the mortality risk of individual agents to augment the limited information on individual antipsychotic risk...
  37. 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...
  38. doi request reprint Mental health service utilization among college students in the United States
    Daniel Eisenberg
    Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 199:301-8. 2011
    ..Strategies to address the low prevalence of treatment will need to be responsive to this diversity...
  39. pmc Service implications of providing intensive monitoring during high-risk periods for suicide among VA patients with depression
    Marcia Valenstein
    Health Services Research and Development, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 2215 Fuller Rd, Box 130170, Ann Arbor, MI 48113 0170, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:439-44. 2009
    ....
  40. 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...
  41. pmc Validation of key behaviourally based mental health diagnoses in administrative data: suicide attempt, alcohol abuse, illicit drug abuse and tobacco use
    Hyungjin Myra Kim
    Center for Statistical Consultation and Research, 3555 Rackham, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1070, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:18. 2012
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Civilian employment among recently returning Afghanistan and Iraq National Guard veterans
    Inger Burnett-Zeigler
    VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Health Services Research and Development HSR and D, 2215 Fuller Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Mil Med 176:639-46. 2011
    ..National Guard service members face deactivation from active duty soon after they return to the United States and rapid entry into the civilian workforce; therefore, it is important to examine employment among these Veterans...
  43. doi request reprint Trends in antipsychotic use in dementia 1999-2007
    Helen C Kales
    Veterans Affairs Health Services Researchand Development Center for Clinical Management Research, Serious Mental Illness Treatment, Resource, and Evaluation Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 68:190-7. 2011
    ..Concerns about their use began to emerge in 2002, and in 2005, the US Food and Drug Administration warned that use of atypical antipsychotics in dementia was associated with increased mortality...
  44. pmc The prevalence and predictors of mental health treatment services in a national sample of depressed veterans
    Stephen T Chermack
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Ann Arbor Center of Excellence COE, Serious Mental Illness Treatment, Research, and Evaluation Center SMITREC, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108, USA
    Med Care 46:813-20. 2008
    ..Both low level care (receipt of any MT, PT, or CT, but all below guideline levels) as well as guideline concordant care (GC MT, PT, and CT) were examined...
  45. 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...
  46. doi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of alcohol misuse among returning Afghanistan and Iraq veterans
    Inger Burnett-Zeigler
    VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, VA Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center Health Services Research and Development, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Addict Behav 36:801-6. 2011
    ..This study assessed the prevalence and correlates of alcohol misuse and the factors associated with treatment utilization among recently returned National Guard service members...
  47. 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)...
  48. doi request reprint Ratings of patient-provider communication among veterans: serious mental illnesses, substance use disorders, and the moderating role of trust
    Amy S B Bohnert
    VA National Serious Mental Illness Treatment Resource and Evaluation Center and the Health Services, Research and Development Center of Excellence, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Health Commun 26:267-74. 2011
    ..Training providers on creating trust is particularly important for those who serve patients with SMI and SUD diagnoses...
  49. doi request reprint Does consideration of Medicare use affect VA evaluations of treatment for new episodes of depression?
    John F McCarthy
    HSR and D Field Program, VA Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center, PO Box 130170, Ann Arbor, MI 48113 0170, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 35:468-76. 2008
    ..Among the remainder, 3% received Medicare depression treatment and 0.5% were re-classified as having recommended contacts. Medicare use does not substantially supplement VA depression treatment...
  50. 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...
  51. pmc Longitudinal predictors of addictions treatment utilization in treatment-naïve adults with alcohol use disorders
    Mark A Ilgen
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Health Services Research and Development, 2215 Fuller Road 11H, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 113:215-21. 2011
    ....
  52. doi request reprint Access-related measures and out-of-system utilization among veterans with bipolar disorder
    John F McCarthy
    U S Department of Veterans Affairs National Serious Mental Illness Treatment Resource and Evaluation Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48113 0170, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 61:1035-8. 2010
    ..S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical center...
  53. doi request reprint The impact of psychiatric disorders on employment: results from a national survey (NESARC)
    Inger Burnett-Zeigler
    VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, VA Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center SMITREC, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Community Ment Health J 49:303-10. 2013
    ..Additionally, understanding how psychiatric disorders influence employment over the life course might inform the development of preemptive interventions to treat mental health symptoms...
  54. 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...
  55. pmc Racial differences in adherence to antidepressant treatment in later life
    Helen C Kales
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI Department of Veterans Affairs, HSR and D Center for Clinical Management Research CCMR, and Serious Mental Illness Treatment, Resource and Evaluation Center SMITREC, Ann Arbor, MI Electronic address
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:999-1009. 2013
    ..Although racial differences in depression treatment preferences have been reported, little is known about racial differences in antidepressant medication adherence among older patients...
  56. pmc Stigmatization and receptivity to mental health services among recently bereaved adults
    Jeffrey G Johnson
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University and the New York State Psychiatric Institute, 1051 Riverside Drive, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Death Stud 33:691-711. 2009
    ....
  57. doi request reprint Mental illness, previous suicidality, and access to guns in the United States
    Mark A Ilgen
    Department of Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor, and Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan 48109 5763, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 59:198-200. 2008
    ..This study examined the association between mental disorders, prior suicidality, and access to guns and gun safety in the U.S. population...
  58. doi request reprint Severity of anxiety and work-related outcomes of patients with anxiety disorders
    Steven R Erickson
    College of Pharmacy, University of Michigan, Michigan 48109 1065, USA
    Depress Anxiety 26:1165-71. 2009
    ..Four validated instruments were used to also allow examination of their psychometric properties, with the goal of improving measurement of work-related quality of life in this population...
  59. pmc Exploratory data mining analysis identifying subgroups of patients with depression who are at high risk for suicide
    Mark A Ilgen
    J Clin Psychiatry 70:1495-500. 2009
    ..Using an empirically based decision tree analysis for a large national sample of Veterans Affairs (VA) health system patients treated for depression, we identified subgroups with particularly high or low rates of suicide...
  60. 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. ..
  61. doi request reprint Comparative performance of the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale and the Patient Health Questionnaire-9 in pregnant and postpartum women seeking psychiatric services
    Heather A Flynn
    University of Michigan, Department of Psychiatry, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5766, USA
    Psychiatry Res 187:130-4. 2011
    ..Thus, this study found few significant differences in the performance of the PHQ-9 and EPDS in detecting clinician-diagnosed MDD in a psychiatry outpatient sample of pregnant and postpartum women...
  62. doi request reprint Diabetes self-management support using mHealth and enhanced informal caregiving
    James E Aikens
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA Electronic address
    J Diabetes Complications 28:171-6. 2014
    ..To characterize diabetes patient engagement and clinician notifications for an mHealth interactive voice response (IVR) service...
  63. ncbi request reprint Criminal background checks for psychiatry? Michigan's mental health exceptionalism
    Kara Zivin
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 36:6-9. 2008