W Vaughn McCall

Summary

Affiliation: Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Titrated moderately suprathreshold vs fixed high-dose right unilateral electroconvulsive therapy: acute antidepressant and cognitive effects
    W V McCall
    Department of Psychiatry, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 57:438-44. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Cognitive deficits are associated with functional impairment in severely depressed patients
    W Vaughn McCall
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Psychiatry Res 121:179-84. 2003
  3. pmc Treatment of insomnia in depressed insomniacs: effects on health-related quality of life, objective and self-reported sleep, and depression
    W Vaughn McCall
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Clin Sleep Med 6:322-9. 2010
  4. pmc Insomnia severity is an indicator of suicidal ideation during a depression clinical trial
    W Vaughn McCall
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Sleep Med 11:822-7. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Quality of life and function after electroconvulsive therapy
    W Vaughn McCall
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1071, USA
    Br J Psychiatry 185:405-9. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint What the electroconvulsive therapy practitioner needs to know about obstructive sleep apnea
    W Vaughn McCall
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J ECT 25:50-3. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and management of insomnia in older people
    W Vaughn McCall
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:S272-7. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint A comparison of placebo and no-treatment during a hypnotic clinical trial
    W V McCall
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1071, USA
    Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther 43:355-9. 2005
  9. pmc Prevalence and prediction of primary sleep disorders in a clinical trial of depressed patients with insomnia
    W Vaughn McCall
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Clin Sleep Med 5:454-8. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Correlates of depressive symptoms in patients with obstructive sleep apnea
    W Vaughn McCall
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Clin Sleep Med 2:424-6. 2006

Research Grants

  1. OPTIMIZATION OF ELECTROCONVULSIVE THERAPY
    WILLIAM MCCALL; Fiscal Year: 2001
  2. OPTIMIZATION OF ELECTROCONVULSIVE THERAPY
    WILLIAM MCCALL; Fiscal Year: 2002
  3. OPTIMIZATION OF ELECTROCONVULSIVE THERAPY
    WILLIAM MCCALL; Fiscal Year: 2003
  4. OPTIMIZATION OF ELECTROCONVULSIVE THERAPY
    WILLIAM MCCALL; Fiscal Year: 2004
  5. OPTIMIZATION OF ELECTROCONVULSIVE THERAPY
    WILLIAM MCCALL; Fiscal Year: 2005
  6. Hypnotics and the Treatment of Psychiatric Disorders
    WILLIAM MCCALL; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications62

  1. ncbi request reprint Titrated moderately suprathreshold vs fixed high-dose right unilateral electroconvulsive therapy: acute antidepressant and cognitive effects
    W V McCall
    Department of Psychiatry, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 57:438-44. 2000
    ..The present study compares the antidepressant and cognitive side effects of 2 RUL dosing strategies: titrated moderately suprathreshold and fixed high dose...
  2. ncbi request reprint Cognitive deficits are associated with functional impairment in severely depressed patients
    W Vaughn McCall
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Psychiatry Res 121:179-84. 2003
    ..Thus, the results may not apply to persons with less severe MDE. Antidepressant treatments that preserve or enhance global cognition in addition to relieving core depressive symptoms may lead to the best functional outcomes...
  3. pmc Treatment of insomnia in depressed insomniacs: effects on health-related quality of life, objective and self-reported sleep, and depression
    W Vaughn McCall
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Clin Sleep Med 6:322-9. 2010
    ..Prior clinical trials of hypnotic treatment of insomnia in depressed patients have shown improvement in HRQOL, but in these studies HRQOL was relegated to a secondary outcome, and objective measures of sleep were not undertaken...
  4. pmc Insomnia severity is an indicator of suicidal ideation during a depression clinical trial
    W Vaughn McCall
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Sleep Med 11:822-7. 2010
    ..Herein we describe the relationship between insomnia and suicidal thinking during the course of a clinical trial for depression with insomnia...
  5. ncbi request reprint Quality of life and function after electroconvulsive therapy
    W Vaughn McCall
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1071, USA
    Br J Psychiatry 185:405-9. 2004
    ..The National Institute for Clinical Excellence in the UK has recommended limiting the use of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), partly because of the inadequacy of research into the effects of ECT on quality of life and function...
  6. ncbi request reprint What the electroconvulsive therapy practitioner needs to know about obstructive sleep apnea
    W Vaughn McCall
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J ECT 25:50-3. 2009
    ..At a minimum, steps can be taken during the ECT procedure to manage airway obstruction in suspected or known patients with OSA...
  7. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and management of insomnia in older people
    W Vaughn McCall
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:S272-7. 2005
    ..Editor's note: Since preparation of this manuscript, the FDA has approved eszopiclone for treatment of insomnia.)...
  8. ncbi request reprint A comparison of placebo and no-treatment during a hypnotic clinical trial
    W V McCall
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1071, USA
    Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther 43:355-9. 2005
    ..Sleep parameters commonly improve during placebo treatment in insomnia clinical trials. We examined whether the improvement seen with placebo was related to taking pills or other non-specific factors...
  9. pmc Prevalence and prediction of primary sleep disorders in a clinical trial of depressed patients with insomnia
    W Vaughn McCall
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Clin Sleep Med 5:454-8. 2009
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Correlates of depressive symptoms in patients with obstructive sleep apnea
    W Vaughn McCall
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Clin Sleep Med 2:424-6. 2006
    ..Previous studies have shown conflicting results on the relationship of depressive disorders and depressive symptoms with sex and severity of sleep apnea...
  11. ncbi request reprint A meta-analysis of sleep changes associated with placebo in hypnotic clinical trials
    W Vaughn McCall
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1071, USA
    Sleep Med 4:57-62. 2003
    ..The effects associated with placebo (EAP) have been incompletely described in clinical trials of insomnia treatment. We conducted a meta-analysis of insomnia medication trials for the purpose of estimating the magnitude of sleep EAP...
  12. pmc Dissection of the factors driving the placebo effect in hypnotic treatment of depressed insomniacs
    W Vaughn McCall
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Sleep Med 12:557-64. 2011
    ..Our prior work has shown that there is improvement in self-reported sleep in persons receiving placebo in hypnotic clinical trials. We examined the components of the "placebo response" in a hypnotic clinical trial...
  13. doi request reprint Changes in sleep and wake in response to different sleeping surfaces: a pilot study
    W Vaughn McCall
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Medical Center Blvd, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27106, USA
    Appl Ergon 43:386-91. 2012
    ..We conclude that while pressure-relief mattresses may not be universally preferred, baseline characteristics of the sleeper and/or their mattress may explain performance and sleeper preferences on future mattress selection...
  14. ncbi request reprint Electroconvulsive therapy is associated with superior symptomatic and functional change in depressed patients after psychiatric hospitalization
    W V McCall
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Affect Disord 63:17-25. 2001
    ..We conducted an observational study of the relationship between depressive symptoms and QOL for 1 year after psychiatric hospitalization, and compared QOL in patients who received ECT against those who did not...
  15. ncbi request reprint The outcome of 369 ECT consultations
    W V McCall
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    J ECT 17:50-2. 2001
    ..The components of a pre-ECT consultation have been well-described, but the outcome has not been described. We describe the outcome of 369 consecutive ECT consultations...
  16. ncbi request reprint Social support increases in the year after inpatient treatment of depression
    W V McCall
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Blvd Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 35:105-10. 2001
    ..These results suggest that supportive relationships improve after psychiatric hospitalization for MDE, and these changes are best explained by reduction in depression severity...
  17. ncbi request reprint A psychiatric perspective on insomnia
    W V McCall
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 62:27-32. 2001
    ..Although all benzodiazepine hypnotics and nonbenzodiazepine BzRAs are comparably efficacious in inducing sleep, they vary markedly in their potential for residual side effects...
  18. ncbi request reprint Electroconvulsive therapy in the era of modern psychopharmacology
    W V McCall
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Blvd, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 4:315-24. 2001
    ..Still, continuation/maintenance ECT is the only method to prevent relapse and recurrence of severe psychiatric disorder for some persons...
  19. ncbi request reprint A polysomnography study of eszopiclone in elderly patients with insomnia
    W Vaughn McCall
    Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 22:1633-42. 2006
    ..To evaluate the safety and efficacy of eszopiclone 2 mg in elderly patients (aged 64-86 years) with chronic insomnia...
  20. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic codes associated with hypnotic medications during outpatient physician-patient encounters in the United States from 1990-1998
    W Vaughn McCall
    The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1071, USA
    Sleep 25:221-3. 2002
    ..This investigation tabulates the most common diagnostic codes associated with use of hypnotic medications during physician-patient encounters in the U.S...
  21. ncbi request reprint Proxy validation of patient self-reports of ADL and IADL function before and after electroconvulsive therapy
    W Vaughn McCall
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    J ECT 18:74-9. 2002
    ..To determine whether electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) patients' self-reported functional status is similar to that reported by a proxy...
  22. ncbi request reprint Markedly suprathreshold right unilateral ECT versus minimally suprathreshold bilateral ECT: antidepressant and memory effects
    W Vaughn McCall
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina27127, USA
    J ECT 18:126-9. 2002
    ..Both forms of ECT produced acceptable antidepressant response rates and only transient anterograde amnesia. No clear advantage emerged for either form of ECT, and both are justifiable as first-line techniques of ECT...
  23. pmc Insomnia in older adults with generalized anxiety disorder
    Gretchen A Brenes
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:465-72. 2009
    ....
  24. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life in a clinical trial of ECT followed by continuation pharmacotherapy: effects immediately after ECT and at 24 weeks
    W Vaughn McCall
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    J ECT 27:97-102. 2011
    ....
  25. pmc Nightmares and dysfunctional beliefs about sleep mediate the effect of insomnia symptoms on suicidal ideation
    W Vaughn McCall
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    J Clin Sleep Med 9:135-40. 2013
    ..We tested the hypothesis that insomnia symptoms are related to suicidal ideation through mediation by dysfunctional beliefs and attitudes about sleep and/or nightmares...
  26. pmc A 12-week, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study evaluating the effect of eszopiclone 2 mg on sleep/wake function in older adults with primary and comorbid insomnia
    Sonia Ancoli-Israel
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA 92093 0733, USA
    Sleep 33:225-34. 2010
    ..Longer-term pharmacologic studies for insomnia in older individuals are sparse...
  27. doi request reprint Cognitive impairment in rapid-onset dystonia-parkinsonism
    Jared F Cook
    Department of Neurology, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Wake Forest Baptist Health, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Mov Disord 29:344-50. 2014
    ..01). These differences persisted after controlling for psychomotor speed and severity of depressive symptoms. Impaired cognitive function may be a manifestation of ATP1A3 mutation and RDP...
  28. ncbi request reprint Long-term, non-nightly administration of zolpidem in the treatment of patients with primary insomnia
    Michael L Perlis
    Sleep and Neurophysiology Laboratory, Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester, and the University of Rochester Medical Center, Neurosciences Program, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 65:1128-37. 2004
    ..The present study was designed to further evaluate this issue within a large scale, double-blind, placebo-controlled, long-term trial...
  29. pmc Objective vs. subjective measurements of sleep in depressed insomniacs: first night effect or reverse first night effect?
    Catherine McCall
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Clin Sleep Med 8:59-65. 2012
    ..This study examined changes in sleep parameters between the laboratory and the home setting before and after laboratory monitoring in depressed insomniacs undergoing treatment...
  30. pmc Major depressive disorder with psychotic features may lead to misdiagnosis of dementia: a case report and review of the literature
    Gerhardt S Wagner
    Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    J Psychiatr Pract 17:432-8. 2011
    ..Thus, the suggested cut-off scores for the MMSE and the DRS-2 in patients with MDD with psychotic features may in some cases produce false-positive indications of dementia...
  31. ncbi request reprint What predicts patients' expressed likelihood of choosing electroconvulsive therapy as a future treatment option?
    Peter B Rosenquist
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1087, USA
    J ECT 22:33-7. 2006
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life following ECT in a large community sample
    W Vaughn McCall
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Medical Center Blvd, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Affect Disord 90:269-74. 2006
    ..While electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is a potent antidepressant, little is known about its long-term effects on health-related quality of life (HRQOL)...
  33. pmc Tardive seizure with postictal aphasia: a case report
    W Carson Felkel
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J ECT 28:180-2. 2012
    ..This case is further unique in that there was a lateralization of a motor seizure presumably to the hemisphere contralateral to the right unilateral electrode placement...
  34. pmc A randomized controlled trial of telephone-delivered cognitive-behavioral therapy for late-life anxiety disorders
    Gretchen A Brenes
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 20:707-16. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of cognitive behavioral therapy delivered by telephone (CBT-T) to older adults diagnosed with an anxiety disorder...
  35. doi request reprint Durability of clinical benefit with transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) in the treatment of pharmacoresistant major depression: assessment of relapse during a 6-month, multisite, open-label study
    Philip G Janicak
    Department of Psychiatry, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Brain Stimul 3:187-99. 2010
    ..Although transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) can be an effective acute antidepressant treatment, few studies systematically examine persistence of benefit...
  36. ncbi request reprint Sleep disturbances in psoriasis
    Brandon G Shutty
    Department of Dermatology, Center for Dermatology Research, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Dermatol Online J 19:1. 2013
    ..Psoriasis negatively impacts sleep, but the factors that cause this sleep disturbance are not well characterized...
  37. ncbi request reprint What is the role of sedating antidepressants, antipsychotics, and anticonvulsants in the management of insomnia?
    Catherine McCall
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Blvd, 2644, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 14:494-502. 2012
    ..Although there have been few large-scale studies for most of these medications, some may be appropriate in the treatment of sleep issues in specific well-defined populations...
  38. doi request reprint Prevalence of insomnia symptoms in sleep laboratory patients with and without sleep apnea
    Christine Hagen
    Department of Neurology, Behavioral Medicine, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Psychiatry Res 170:276-7. 2009
    ..Sixty-one percent met ISI criteria for a moderate to severe degree of insomnia symptoms. The distribution of insomnia symptoms did not differ by OSA severity...
  39. ncbi request reprint Placebo effects in primary insomnia
    Michael L Perlis
    Sleep and Neurophysiology Research Laboratory, Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester, 300 Crittenden Blvd Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Sleep Med Rev 9:381-9. 2005
    ..An appreciation of the latter phenomenon may provide increased power to detect therapeutic outcomes and may be used to potentiate clinical gains...
  40. ncbi request reprint ECT resistance and early relapse: two cases of subsequent response to venlafaxine
    Aline J Iodice
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1087, USA
    J ECT 19:238-41. 2003
    ..The following two case reports provide examples of depressed patients who subsequently responded to high doses of venlafaxine after demonstrating resistance to ECT, or experiencing rapid relapse after successful ECT...
  41. doi request reprint Left dorsolateral prefrontal transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS): sleep factor changes during treatment in patients with pharmacoresistant major depressive disorder
    Peter B Rosenquist
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Wake Forest University Medical Center, Medical Center Blvd, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1087, USA
    Psychiatry Res 205:67-73. 2013
    ..TMS exerts no intrinsic effect upon sleep in patients with MDD...
  42. pmc ATP1A3 mutations in infants: a new rapid-onset dystonia-Parkinsonism phenotype characterized by motor delay and ataxia
    Allison Brashear
    Department of Neurology, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Dev Med Child Neurol 54:1065-7. 2012
    ..Both children were initially misdiagnosed. RDP should be considered in children with discoordinated gait, and speech and swallowing difficulties...
  43. pmc Comparison of actigraphy with polysomnography and sleep logs in depressed insomniacs
    Catherine McCall
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Sleep Res 21:122-7. 2012
    ..In summary, actigraphic measurements of sleep more closely approximated those of PSG than did sleep diaries in this sample of depressed insomniacs...
  44. doi request reprint Intraictal cessation of electroencephalographic activity during electroconvulsive therapy
    Nicholas E Batson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston Salem, NC
    J ECT 27:103-4. 2011
    ..This brief intraictal arrest of activity demonstrates the importance of continued EEG monitoring to confirm the postictal termination phase...
  45. pmc Cognitive, psychomotor and polysomnographic effects of trazodone in primary insomniacs
    Alicia J Roth
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27101, USA
    J Sleep Res 20:552-8. 2011
    ..Although trazodone is efficacious for sleep maintenance difficulties, its associated cognitive and motor impairments may provide a modest caveat to health-care providers...
  46. doi request reprint Electroconvulsive therapy in the setting of implantable cardioverter-defibrillators
    Asha Davis
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J ECT 25:198-201. 2009
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Pseudocholinesterase deficiency and electroconvulsive therapy
    Joseph Williams
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J ECT 23:198-200. 2007
    ..Subsequent ECT treatments were then managed with an alternative muscle relaxant which was not dependent on pseudocholinesterase for termination of action...
  48. doi request reprint Cardiac rhythm disturbance in a depressed patient after implantation with a vagus nerve stimulator
    Amy H Singleton
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    J ECT 25:195-7. 2009
    ..We believe this to be the first reported case of heart block related to VNS in a depressed patient...
  49. ncbi request reprint The relationship between changes in learning and memory after right unilateral electroconvulsive therapy
    Tony A Frasca
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    J ECT 19:148-50. 2003
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Stability over time of patients' attitudes toward ECT
    Aline J Iodice
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Psychiatry Res 117:89-91. 2003
    ..The survey responses were highly significantly correlated and not significantly different, which suggests that attitudes toward ECT are stable during this time...
  51. ncbi request reprint Behavioral and subjective effects of marijuana following partial sleep deprivation
    Anthony Liguori
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 70:233-40. 2003
    ..Thus, while PSD increased the dose-dependence of THC effects on heart rate and subjective impairment, it did not enhance the effects of marijuana on standing balance and brake latency...
  52. pmc Psychiatric disorders in rapid-onset dystonia-parkinsonism
    Allison Brashear
    Department of Neurology, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Wake Forest Baptist Health, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Neurology 79:1168-73. 2012
    ..This study examines psychiatric morbidity for 23 patients with RDP in 10 families with family member control subjects and in 3 unrelated patients with RDP, totaling 56 individuals...
  53. doi request reprint Successful ECT treatment for medically refractory nonconvulsive status epilepticus in pediatric patient
    Hae W Shin
    Department of Neurology, Wake Forest University North Carolina Baptist Hospital, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Seizure 20:433-6. 2011
    ..We describe a 7-year-old pediatric case in which ECT was used successfully to treat medically refractory nonconvulsive status epilepticus (NCSE) without complete withdrawal of antiepileptic drugs (AED)...
  54. ncbi request reprint Aripiprazole for agitation in a 13-year-old girl with neuroleptic malignant syndrome
    Rachel E Dew
    Department of Psychiatry, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 17:187-8. 2005
    ..Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome (NMS) rarely results from atypical antipsychotic therapy. To date, no information is available on the incidence of NMS with aripiprazole, a newer neuroleptic...
  55. ncbi request reprint Outcome of patients with sleep complaints and normal polysomnograms
    Cormac A O'Donovan
    Department of Neurology, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Clin Sleep Med 2:325-7. 2006
    ..To determine the outcome in patients with sleep complaints and normal polysomnograms (PSG)...
  56. ncbi request reprint Seizure length and clinical outcome in electroconvulsive therapy using methohexital or thiopental
    Rachel E Dew
    Department of Psychiatry, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    J ECT 21:16-8. 2005
    ..However, data on clinical recovery reveals no greater improvement in the methohexital group. Thus, this study calls further into question the premise that choice of barbiturate anesthetic may affect clinical efficacy...
  57. ncbi request reprint Adequacy of antidepressant treatment by psychiatric residents: the antidepressant treatment history form as a possible assessment tool
    Rachel Elizabeth Dew
    Department of Psychiatry, North Carolina Baptist Hospital, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Acad Psychiatry 29:283-8. 2005
    ..Facility in psychopharmacology is a major goal of psychiatric residency. This study assesses the adequacy of pharmacotherapy provided to depressed patients in a resident clinic...
  58. ncbi request reprint Neuropathologic examination after 91 ECT treatments in a 92-year-old woman with late-onset depression
    Jason Scalia
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J ECT 23:96-8. 2007
    ..Cognition in this patient was intact as indicated by a perfect score on a Mini-Mental Status Examination administered 6 days before death at the age of 92. This case adds to the considerable evidence for the safety of ECT...
  59. ncbi request reprint Efficiency of outpatient ECT
    Rachel Dew
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    J ECT 20:24-5. 2004
    ..To compare the efficiency of acute-phase outpatient electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), maintenance ECT, and inpatient ECT regarding completion of scheduled treatments...
  60. doi request reprint A new home-based mental health program for older adults: description of the first 100 cases
    Deirdre Johnston
    Department of Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:1141-5. 2010
    ..The Geriatric Psychiatry Outreach (GO) Program began in 2005 and provides in-home psychiatric evaluation and treatment for older adults who have difficulty getting to an office-based setting...
  61. pmc Age and racial differences in the presentation and treatment of Generalized Anxiety Disorder in primary care
    Gretchen A Brenes
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 22:1128-36. 2008
    ..Further research is needed to better understand the causes of racial differences in treatment...
  62. ncbi request reprint Derivation of research diagnostic criteria for insomnia: report of an American Academy of Sleep Medicine Work Group
    Jack D Edinger
    VA Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Sleep 27:1567-96. 2004
    ..This report outlines the WG's findings, the insomnia RDC derived, and research assessment procedures the WG recommends for identifying study participants who meet these RDC...

Research Grants6

  1. OPTIMIZATION OF ELECTROCONVULSIVE THERAPY
    WILLIAM MCCALL; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  2. OPTIMIZATION OF ELECTROCONVULSIVE THERAPY
    WILLIAM MCCALL; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  3. OPTIMIZATION OF ELECTROCONVULSIVE THERAPY
    WILLIAM MCCALL; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  4. OPTIMIZATION OF ELECTROCONVULSIVE THERAPY
    WILLIAM MCCALL; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  5. OPTIMIZATION OF ELECTROCONVULSIVE THERAPY
    WILLIAM MCCALL; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  6. Hypnotics and the Treatment of Psychiatric Disorders
    WILLIAM MCCALL; Fiscal Year: 2007
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