Cambridge Health Alliance

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Organization: Cambridge Health Alliance
Country: USA

Top Publications

  1. pmc Impact of patient language proficiency and interpreter service use on the quality of psychiatric care: a systematic review
    Amy M Bauer
    Department of Psychiatry, Cambridge Health Alliance, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 61:765-73. 2010
  2. ncbi When is antipsychotic polypharmacy supported by research evidence? Implications for QI
    Jessica L Goren
    University of Rhode Island, Kingston, Rhode Island, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 34:571-82. 2008
  3. doi Blood pressure in firefighters, police officers, and other emergency responders
    Stefanos N Kales
    Department of Environmental Health, Environmental and Occupational Medicine and Epidemiology EOME, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Hypertens 22:11-20. 2009
  4. pmc Discussions about preventive services: a qualitative study
    Karen E Lasser
    Department of Medicine, Cambridge Health Alliance and Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA, USA
    BMC Fam Pract 9:49. 2008
  5. pmc Regional public health emergency preparedness: the experience of Massachusetts Region 4b
    John Grieb
    Regional Preparedness Health Planning, Advanced Practice Center for Emergency Preparedness, Cambridge Public Health Department, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Public Health Rep 123:450-60. 2008
  6. doi Multicultural psychiatric education: using the DSM-IV-TR Outline for Cultural Formulation to improve resident cultural competence
    Treniece Lewis Harris
    Department of Psychiatry, Cambridge Health Alliance Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Acad Psychiatry 32:306-12. 2008
  7. ncbi Coping with youth suicide and overdose: one community's efforts to investigate, intervene, and prevent suicide contagion
    Karen Hacker
    Institute for Community Health, Cambridge, MA 02141, USA
    Crisis 29:86-95. 2008
  8. pmc Sources of U.S. physician income: the contribution of government payments to the specialist-generalist income gap
    Karen E Lasser
    Department of Medicine, The Cambridge Health Alliance and Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1477-81. 2008
  9. pmc Barriers to colorectal cancer screening in community health centers: a qualitative study
    Karen E Lasser
    Department of Medicine, Cambridge Health Alliance Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA, USA
    BMC Fam Pract 9:15. 2008
  10. ncbi Access to clinical care via clinical trials: is it ethically possible?
    Paul L Romain
    Division of Rheumatology, Cambridge Hospital, 1493 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Rheumatol 4:166-7. 2008

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  1. pmc Impact of patient language proficiency and interpreter service use on the quality of psychiatric care: a systematic review
    Amy M Bauer
    Department of Psychiatry, Cambridge Health Alliance, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 61:765-73. 2010
    ..This literature review examined the effects of patients' limited English proficiency and use of professional and ad hoc interpreters on the quality of psychiatric care...
  2. ncbi When is antipsychotic polypharmacy supported by research evidence? Implications for QI
    Jessica L Goren
    University of Rhode Island, Kingston, Rhode Island, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 34:571-82. 2008
    ..Although this has often been cited as a potential quality-of-care problem, reviews of research evidence on antipsychotic polypharmacy have not distinguished between appropriate versus inappropriate use...
  3. doi Blood pressure in firefighters, police officers, and other emergency responders
    Stefanos N Kales
    Department of Environmental Health, Environmental and Occupational Medicine and Epidemiology EOME, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Hypertens 22:11-20. 2009
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  4. pmc Discussions about preventive services: a qualitative study
    Karen E Lasser
    Department of Medicine, Cambridge Health Alliance and Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA, USA
    BMC Fam Pract 9:49. 2008
    ..Elderly minority patients are less likely to receive influenza vaccination and colorectal cancer screening than are other patients. Communication between primary care providers (PCPs) and patients may affect service receipt...
  5. pmc Regional public health emergency preparedness: the experience of Massachusetts Region 4b
    John Grieb
    Regional Preparedness Health Planning, Advanced Practice Center for Emergency Preparedness, Cambridge Public Health Department, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Public Health Rep 123:450-60. 2008
    ..It also examines the organizational, financial, and planning challenges associated with organizing these towns as a unified entity...
  6. doi Multicultural psychiatric education: using the DSM-IV-TR Outline for Cultural Formulation to improve resident cultural competence
    Treniece Lewis Harris
    Department of Psychiatry, Cambridge Health Alliance Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Acad Psychiatry 32:306-12. 2008
    ..The authors present a 9-week multicultural competence course organized around the DSM-IV-TR Outline for Cultural Formulation...
  7. ncbi Coping with youth suicide and overdose: one community's efforts to investigate, intervene, and prevent suicide contagion
    Karen Hacker
    Institute for Community Health, Cambridge, MA 02141, USA
    Crisis 29:86-95. 2008
    ..This collaborative approach to suicide contagion used existing resources and provides important lessons learned for other communities facing similar circumstances...
  8. pmc Sources of U.S. physician income: the contribution of government payments to the specialist-generalist income gap
    Karen E Lasser
    Department of Medicine, The Cambridge Health Alliance and Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1477-81. 2008
    ..Physician income varies threefold among specialties. Lower incomes have produced shortages in primary care fields...
  9. pmc Barriers to colorectal cancer screening in community health centers: a qualitative study
    Karen E Lasser
    Department of Medicine, Cambridge Health Alliance Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA, USA
    BMC Fam Pract 9:15. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe barriers to/facilitators of colorectal cancer screening among diverse patients served by community health centers...
  10. ncbi Access to clinical care via clinical trials: is it ethically possible?
    Paul L Romain
    Division of Rheumatology, Cambridge Hospital, 1493 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Rheumatol 4:166-7. 2008
  11. pmc Diagnostic and sex effects on limbic volumes in early-onset bipolar disorder and schizophrenia
    Jean A Frazier
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts, USA
    Schizophr Bull 34:37-46. 2008
    ..The limbic structures in early-onset schizophrenia-spectrum illness (SZ) and bipolar disorder (BPD) were studied to discern patterns associated with diagnosis and sex...
  12. ncbi Psychosocial rehabilitation: a newcomer's eye
    Miriam C Tepper
    Department of Psychiatry, Cambridge Health Alliance, 26 Central Street, Somerville, MA 02143, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:1116-8. 2007
    ..The challenges and rewards of this approach for clinicians in training are also highlighted...
  13. pmc One-on-One
    Pieter Cohen
    Cambridge Health Alliance, Harvard Medical School, Somerville, MA 02143, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1480. 2007
  14. ncbi Approaching the mind in clinical interviewing: the techniques of soundings and counterprojection
    Leston Havens
    Harvard Medical School, 25 Shattuck Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 30:145-56. 2007
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  15. doi Lifetime and during pregnancy experience of violence and the risk of low birth weight and preterm birth
    Lise E Fried
    Institute for Community Health, Cambridge, MA 02141, USA
    J Midwifery Womens Health 53:522-8. 2008
    ..The findings suggest that married women in certain populations may experience more frequent or more severe experience of violence than unmarried women...
  16. pmc Prolyl isomerase Pin1 is highly expressed in Her2-positive breast cancer and regulates erbB2 protein stability
    Prudence B Lam
    Cancer Biology Program, Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, 330 Brookline Avenue, NRB 1030c, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Mol Cancer 7:91. 2008
    ..The goal of this study was to examine the expression of prolyl isomerase Pin1 in human Her2+ breast cancer, and to study if Pin1 affects the expression of Her2/Neu itself...
  17. pmc Imported fenproporex-based diet pills from Brazil: a report of two cases
    Pieter A Cohen
    Department of Internal Medicine, Cambridge Health Alliance, Cambridge, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:430-3. 2009
    ..Increasing physicians' awareness of imported diet pill use may improve care of patients suffering from the pills' many adverse effects...
  18. doi Safety of herbal supplements: a guide for cardiologists
    Pieter A Cohen
    Harvard Medical School, Cambridge Health Alliance, Somerville, MA 02143, USA
    Cardiovasc Ther 28:246-53. 2010
    ..We review clinically relevant patterns of adverse cardiovascular reactions to herbal supplements, and we provide resources and recommendations for practicing cardiologists evaluating patients with suspected herbal adverse effects...
  19. doi Tackling the global mental health challenge: a psychosomatic medicine/consultation-liaison psychiatry perspective
    Amy M Bauer
    Department of Psychiatry, Cambridge Health Alliance, 1493 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Psychosomatics 51:185-93. 2010
    ..Consultation-liaison (C-L) psychiatry, informed by principles of psychosomatic medicine, is well-positioned to address the global impact of mental disorders through primary care C-L models...
  20. doi Phoenix Rising: use of a participatory approach to evaluate a federally funded HIV, hepatitis and substance abuse prevention program
    Eileen Dryden
    Institute for Community Health, 163 Gore Street, Cambridge, MA 02141, USA
    Eval Program Plann 33:386-93. 2010
    ..This approach has helped to build the capacity of a program and stimulated new possibilities for learning, growing, and ultimately improving the services offered to those the program strives to reach...
  21. doi A meta-analysis of performance on emotion recognition tasks in Parkinson's disease
    Heather M Gray
    Division on Addictions, Cambridge Health Alliance, Harvard Medical School, 101 Station Landing, Suite 2100, Medford, MA 02155, USA
    Neuropsychology 24:176-91. 2010
    ..We highlight the potential implications of these findings for communication abilities in PD...
  22. pmc Low-dose amitriptyline for treatment of persistent arm pain due to repetitive use
    Rose H Goldman
    Cambridge Health Alliance, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Pain 149:117-23. 2010
    ..Future research is needed to explore the effects of higher doses and longer duration of treatment...
  23. doi Trauma informed care on an inpatient pediatric psychiatric unit and the emergence of ethical dilemmas as nurses evolved their practice
    Kathleen Regan
    Cambridge Health Alliance, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02193, USA
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 31:216-22. 2010
    ..Discussion of the use of the American Nursing Association's (ANA, 2001 ) Nursing Code of Ethics with Interpretive Statements is highlighted for its relevance and support of the nurses experiencing the ethical dilemmas...
  24. doi Healthy Living Cambridge Kids: a community-based participatory effort to promote healthy weight and fitness
    Virginia R Chomitz
    Institute for Community Health, Cambridge Health Alliance, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:S45-53. 2010
    ..The CBPR approach facilitated sustaining policies and program elements postintervention in this diverse community...
  25. doi Hospital computing and the costs and quality of care: a national study
    David U Himmelstein
    Department of Medicine, Cambridge Hospital Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Am J Med 123:40-6. 2010
    ..However, no previous studies have examined computerization's cost and quality impacts at a diverse national sample of hospitals...
  26. doi Decrease in as-needed sedative use by limiting nighttime sleep disruptions from hospital staff
    Melissa C Bartick
    Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge Health Alliance, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    J Hosp Med 5:E20-4. 2010
    ..Sedatives promote sleep, but increase the risk of delirium and falls. Few interventional trials have studied sleep promotion in medical-surgical units and little is known about its impact on sedative use...
  27. doi Training and working in high-stakes environments: lessons learned and problems shared by aviators and surgeons
    Steven D Schwaitzberg
    Department of Surgery, Cambridge Health Alliance, Cambridge Massachusetts 02139, USA
    Surg Innov 16:187-95. 2009
    ..In doing so, surgeons may find reinvigorated commitment through study of the aviation industry's established methods of training and practice...
  28. doi Is there a relationship between physical fitness and academic achievement? Positive results from public school children in the northeastern United States
    Virginia R Chomitz
    Institute for Community Health, Lecturer on Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02141, USA
    J Sch Health 79:30-7. 2009
    ..To determine relationships between physical fitness and academic achievement in diverse, urban public school children...
  29. doi Natural remedies for anxiety disorders: potential use and clinical applications
    Gustavo Kinrys
    Depression and Anxiety Disorders Research Program, Cambridge Health Alliance, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    Depress Anxiety 26:259-65. 2009
    ..Natural remedies have been widely used and generally accepted as established treatments of depressive disorders, leading to the investigation of their potential role and efficacy in the treatment of the various anxiety disorders...
  30. pmc An in-group advantage in detecting intergroup anxiety
    Heather M Gray
    Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Psychol Sci 19:1233-7. 2008
    ..These results suggest that White and Black Americans may have difficulty developing a sense of shared emotional experience...
  31. ncbi Lactation safety recommendations and reliability compared in 10 medication resources
    Monica Akus
    Department of Pharmacy, Cambridge Health Alliance, Somerville, MA 02143, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 41:1352-60. 2007
    ..Mothers and physicians often depend on pharmacists for accurate drug information. Their information is only as good as the sources available to them...
  32. pmc Hematopoietic toxicity from lead-containing Ayurvedic medications
    Stefanos N Kales
    Department of Medicine, Cambridge Health Alliance, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Med Sci Monit 13:CR295-8. 2007
    ..These medications are increasingly associated with lead poisoning, often accompanied by anemia. We compared the relative hematopoietic toxicity of Ayurvedic lead poisoning with a common form of occupational lead poisoning...
  33. ncbi Missed appointment rates in primary care: the importance of site of care
    Karen E Lasser
    Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and the Cambridge Health Alliance, MA, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 16:475-86. 2005
    ..Receipt of primary care services at specific neighborhood health centers was the strongest predictor of missed appointment rates in this sample...
  34. ncbi Applying a transtheoretical behavioral change model to HIV/STD and pregnancy prevention in adolescent clinics
    Karen Hacker
    Institute for Community Health, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    J Adolesc Health 37:S80-93. 2005
    ..To evaluate the application of a transtheoretical model (TTM) of behavioral change to adolescent reproductive health counseling...
  35. ncbi Anticonvulsants in anxiety disorders
    Gustavo Kinrys
    Anxiety Disorders Research Program, Cambridge Health Alliance Harvard Medical School, Department of Psychiatry, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 7:258-67. 2005
    ..This article reviews past and current research being done in this novel area of psychopharmacology...
  36. ncbi Structural brain magnetic resonance imaging of limbic and thalamic volumes in pediatric bipolar disorder
    Jean A Frazier
    Child and Adolescent Neuropsychiatric Research Program, Cambridge Health Alliance Mystic Center, 1493 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 162:1256-65. 2005
    ..On the basis of adult studies, the authors hypothesized a priori that youths with bipolar disorder would have amygdalar, hippocampal, and thalamic volume abnormalities...
  37. ncbi Childhood sexual abuse and adult defensive functioning
    Kelley L Callahan
    Victims of Violence Program, Harvard Medical School, The Cambridge Health Alliance, Somerville, MA, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 193:473-9. 2005
    ..This defensive style likely contributes to the greater difficulties in interpersonal functioning and psychological problems in adulthood...
  38. ncbi Adverse health behaviors and the detection of partner violence by clinicians
    Megan R Gerber
    Cambridge Health Alliance, Cambridge, Mass, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:1016-21. 2005
    ..By estimating the predicted probability of 12-month and lifetime IPV for a given patient based on whether she presents with these conditions, our study gives clinicians information that can help them identify patients at risk for IPV...
  39. ncbi Illness and injury as contributors to bankruptcy
    David U Himmelstein
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2005
    ..7 percent had insurance at the onset of illness. Medical debtors were 42 percent more likely than other debtors to experience lapses in coverage. Even middle-class insured families often fall prey to financial catastrophe when sick...
  40. ncbi Acute chemical emergencies
    Stefanos N Kales
    Cambridge Health Alliance, Department of Medicine, Occupational and Environmental Health, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, Mass 02139, USA
    N Engl J Med 350:800-8. 2004
  41. pmc Firefighters and on-duty deaths from coronary heart disease: a case control study
    Stefanos N Kales
    The Cambridge Health Alliance, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Environ Health 2:14. 2003
    ..Coronary heart disease (CHD) is responsible for 45% of on-duty deaths among United States firefighters. We sought to identify occupational and personal risk factors associated with on-duty CHD death...
  42. ncbi Do women who screen positive for mental disorders in primary care have lower mammography rates?
    Karen E Lasser
    Department of Medicine, The Cambridge Health Alliance and Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 25:214-6. 2003
    ..Screening for mental disorders in primary care does not appear to identify women at risk for nonreceipt of mammography...
  43. pmc National health insurance or incremental reform: aim high, or at our feet?
    David U Himmelstein
    Department of Medicine, Cambridge Hospital Harvard Medical School, Mass, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:102-5. 2003
    ..While national health insurance is often dismissed as ultra left by the policy community, it is dead center in public opinion. Polls have consistently shown that at least 40%, and perhaps 60%, of Americans favor such reform...
  44. ncbi Do minorities in the United States receive fewer mental health services than whites?
    Karen E Lasser
    Department of Medicine, Cambridge Hospital, MA 02139, USA
    Int J Health Serv 32:567-78. 2002
    ..6 vs. 85.1; P < .0001 for both comparisons) and drug therapy (38.3 and 29.1 vs. 71.8; P < .0001 for both comparisons). These results indicate that minorities receive about half as much outpatient mental health care as whites...
  45. ncbi Male sexual dysfunction associated with antiretroviral therapy
    Amy E Colson
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 30:27-32. 2002
    ..69; 95% CI, 0.84-3.37; p =.14), nelfinavir (HR, 1.53; 95% CI, 0.66-3.54; p =.32) and saquinavir (HR, 1.25; 95% CI, 0.53-2.96; p =.60). We conclude that PIs, especially ritonavir, appear to increase the risk of sexual dysfunction...
  46. pmc How and why community hospital clinicians document a positive screen for intimate partner violence: a cross-sectional study
    Megan R Gerber
    Harvard Medical School, Cambridge Health Alliance, Cambridge, MA, USA
    BMC Fam Pract 6:48. 2005
    ..This two-part study examines primary care clinicians' chart documentation and attitudes when confronted by a positive waiting room screen for intimate partner violence (IPV)...
  47. ncbi [Anxiety disorders in women: does gender matter to treatment?]
    Gustavo Kinrys
    Programa de Pesquisa dos Transtornos de Ansiedade, Cambridge Health Alliance, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 27:S43-50. 2005
    ..This article reviews the prevalence, epidemiology, and phenomenology of the major anxiety disorders in women, as well as the implications of such differences for treatment...
  48. pmc Cortical gray matter differences identified by structural magnetic resonance imaging in pediatric bipolar disorder
    Jean A Frazier
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Bipolar Disord 7:555-69. 2005
    ..Cortical gray matter (GM) volume deficits have been reported in some studies of adults with BPD; this study assessed the presence of such deficits in children with BPD...
  49. ncbi Adjunctive zonisamide for treatment refractory anxiety
    G Kinrys
    Anxiety Disorders Research Program, Cambridge Health Alliance, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Int J Clin Pract 61:1050-3. 2007
    ..Larger and controlled studies are warranted to confirm these preliminary findings...
  50. ncbi The Harvard Medical School-Cambridge integrated clerkship: an innovative model of clinical education
    Barbara Ogur
    Harvard Medical School Cambridge Integrated Clerkship, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, Cambridge 02139, USA
    Acad Med 82:397-404. 2007
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  51. ncbi Emergency duties and deaths from heart disease among firefighters in the United States
    Stefanos N Kales
    Cambridge Health Alliance, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    N Engl J Med 356:1207-15. 2007
    ..Heart disease causes 45% of the deaths that occur among U.S. firefighters while they are on duty. We examined duty-specific risks of death from coronary heart disease among on-duty U.S. firefighters from 1994 to 2004...
  52. ncbi What works, when, and why: an outcome study of psychodynamic psychotherapy
    Rebecca Drill
    Department of Psychiatry, The Cambridge Hospital, Harvard Medical School, USA
    J Am Psychoanal Assoc 54:1353-7. 2006
  53. ncbi Empirical evidence for the use of lithium and anticonvulsants in children with psychiatric disorders
    Melissa Lopez-Larson
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, USA
    Harv Rev Psychiatry 14:285-304. 2006
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  54. ncbi Hyperthyroidism associated with topiramate treatment
    Jessica L Goren
    University of Rhode Island, Cambridge Health Alliance and Harvard Harvard Medical School, Somerville, MA, USA
    Psychosomatics 47:529-30. 2006
  55. ncbi Medication reconciliation at Cambridge Health Alliance: experiences of a 3-campus health system in Massachusetts
    Melissa Bartick
    Harvard Medical School, MA, USA
    Am J Med Qual 21:304-6. 2006
  56. ncbi Developmental differences in risk factors for suicide attempts between ninth and eleventh graders
    Karen A Hacker
    Institute for Community Health, Cambridge Health Alliance, Cambridge, MA 02141, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 36:154-66. 2006
    ..The differences detected are consistent with developmental changes of adolescence and represent important information for identification of at-risk youth...
  57. ncbi The case manager's view
    Suzanne M Burke
    Cambridge Health Alliance in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    J Clin Ethics 17:83-4. 2006
  58. ncbi Elevated urine arsenic: un-speciated results lead to unnecessary concern and further evaluations
    Stefanos N Kales
    Department of Medicine, Cambridge Health Alliance, Macht Building, 1493 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    J Anal Toxicol 30:80-5. 2006
    ..Laboratories should reflexively perform speciation on most samples with elevated total arsenic concentrations prior to reporting the results. Reflexive speciation could reduce unnecessary referrals, further testing, and patient anxiety...
  59. ncbi Levetiracetam for treatment-refractory posttraumatic stress disorder
    Gustavo Kinrys
    Anxiety Disorders Research Program, Cambridge Health Alliance, Cambridge, MA 02139, and the Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:211-4. 2006
    ..To assess the use of levetiracetam, a novel anticonvulsant agent, in the treatment of refractory posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)...
  60. ncbi Adherence to black box warnings for prescription medications in outpatients
    Karen E Lasser
    Department of Medicine, Cambridge Health Alliance and Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, Mass, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:338-44. 2006
    ..Our objectives were to determine how frequently clinicians prescribe drugs in violation of black box warnings for these issues and to determine how frequently such prescribing results in harm...
  61. ncbi Paradigm shifts in inpatient psychiatric care of children: approaching child- and family-centered care
    Kathleen M Regan
    Child Assessment Unit of Cambridge Hospital, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    J Child Adolesc Psychiatr Nurs 19:29-40. 2006
    ..The changes in structures and policies that the unit adopted are described, with specific examples cited as illustrations of the components of this care...
  62. ncbi Timing of new black box warnings and withdrawals for prescription medications
    Karen E Lasser
    Department of Medicine, Cambridge Hospital, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    JAMA 287:2215-20. 2002
    ..Recently approved drugs may be more likely to have unrecognized adverse drug reactions (ADRs) than established drugs, but no recent studies have examined how frequently postmarketing surveillance identifies important ADRs...

Research Grants3

  1. BRAIN ANATOMIC MRI IN CHILDHOOD BIPOLAR DISORDER
    Jean Frazier; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..By allowing the Candidate to focus time and energy on acquiring the necessary skills, the Award is an important step in her goal to pursue independent research in neuroimaging of childhood mania. ..
  2. TREATMENT OF EARLY ONSET SCHIZOPRENIA SPECTRUM (TEOSS)
    Jean Frazier; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This study will provide information about the comparative effectiveness of the most commonly used and representative antipsychotic drugs in youth with schizophrenia spectrum disorders. ..
  3. Foster Care Youth: The Consequences of Abuse and Neglect
    Justeen Hyde; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This project will provide depth to current understandings of the consequences of abuse and neglect on adolescents in foster care. Study findings will be widely disseminated to a range of key stakeholders. ..