Scott A Irwin

Summary

Affiliation: San Diego Hospice
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Oral ketamine for the rapid treatment of depression and anxiety in patients receiving hospice care
    Scott A Irwin
    Institute for Palliative Medicine at San Diego Hospice, Palliative Care Psychiatry, San Diego, California 92103, USA
    J Palliat Med 13:903-8. 2010
  2. pmc Psychiatry resident education in palliative care: opportunities, desired training, and outcomes of a targeted educational intervention
    Scott A Irwin
    The Institute for Palliative Medicine at the San Diego Hospice, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Psychosomatics 52:530-6. 2011
  3. doi Psychiatric issues in palliative care: recognition of depression in patients enrolled in hospice care
    Scott A Irwin
    Center for Palliative Studies, San Diego Hospice and Palliative Care, San Diego, California, USA
    J Palliat Med 11:158-63. 2008
  4. doi Psychiatric issues in palliative care: recognition of delirium in patients enrolled in hospice care
    Scott A Irwin
    Center for Palliative Studies, San Diego Hospice and Palliative Care, Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92103, USA
    Palliat Support Care 6:159-64. 2008
  5. ncbi The opportunity for psychiatry in palliative care
    Scott A Irwin
    Psychiatry Programs, The Institute for Palliative Medicine at San Diego Hospice, San Diego, California 92103, USA
    Can J Psychiatry 53:713-24. 2008
  6. doi The role of glutamate in my professional life: from molecular neuroplasticity to the relief of suffering
    Scott A Irwin
    The Institute for Palliative Medicine at San Diego Hospice, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Dev Psychobiol 53:482-8. 2011
  7. pmc Daily oral ketamine for the treatment of depression and anxiety in patients receiving hospice care: a 28-day open-label proof-of-concept trial
    Scott A Irwin
    The Institute for Palliative Medicine at San Diego Hospice, San Diego, California 92103, USA
    J Palliat Med 16:958-65. 2013
  8. pmc Ease of screening for depression and delirium in patients enrolled in inpatient hospice care
    Sanjai Rao
    Department of Psychiatry, Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, La Jolla, California, USA
    J Palliat Med 14:275-9. 2011
  9. pmc Defining a Good Death (Successful Dying): Literature Review and a Call for Research and Public Dialogue
    Emily A Meier
    Department of Psychiatry, Moores Cancer Center, Psychiatry and Psychosocial Services, La Jolla, CA Sam and Rose Stein Institute for Research on Aging, Moores Cancer Center, Psychiatry and Psychosocial Services, La Jolla, CA Patient and Family Support Services, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 24:261-71. 2016
  10. pmc Ketamine for the treatment of depression in patients receiving hospice care: a retrospective medical record review of thirty-one cases
    Alana Iglewicz
    Department of Psychiatry and Moores Cancer Center, University of California, La Jolla, CA AI, RAN, JMH, SAI San Diego Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, La Jolla, CA AI
    Psychosomatics 56:329-37. 2015

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Publications21

  1. pmc Oral ketamine for the rapid treatment of depression and anxiety in patients receiving hospice care
    Scott A Irwin
    Institute for Palliative Medicine at San Diego Hospice, Palliative Care Psychiatry, San Diego, California 92103, USA
    J Palliat Med 13:903-8. 2010
    ..Ketamine may be a promising safe, effective, and cost-effective rapid treatment for depression and anxiety in this population...
  2. pmc Psychiatry resident education in palliative care: opportunities, desired training, and outcomes of a targeted educational intervention
    Scott A Irwin
    The Institute for Palliative Medicine at the San Diego Hospice, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Psychosomatics 52:530-6. 2011
    ....
  3. doi Psychiatric issues in palliative care: recognition of depression in patients enrolled in hospice care
    Scott A Irwin
    Center for Palliative Studies, San Diego Hospice and Palliative Care, San Diego, California, USA
    J Palliat Med 11:158-63. 2008
    ..In fact, it is on the low end of prevalence estimates in the literature. Improved depression assessment is needed in order to minimize the impact of depression on patients living with advanced, life-threatening illnesses...
  4. doi Psychiatric issues in palliative care: recognition of delirium in patients enrolled in hospice care
    Scott A Irwin
    Center for Palliative Studies, San Diego Hospice and Palliative Care, Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92103, USA
    Palliat Support Care 6:159-64. 2008
    ..The intent of this study was to retrospectively evaluate the recognition of delirium in a large cohort of hospice patients by interdisciplinary hospice care teams...
  5. ncbi The opportunity for psychiatry in palliative care
    Scott A Irwin
    Psychiatry Programs, The Institute for Palliative Medicine at San Diego Hospice, San Diego, California 92103, USA
    Can J Psychiatry 53:713-24. 2008
    ..This need presents limitless opportunities for psychiatrists to care for patients, provide education, and engage in research. The potential to make a difference is great...
  6. doi The role of glutamate in my professional life: from molecular neuroplasticity to the relief of suffering
    Scott A Irwin
    The Institute for Palliative Medicine at San Diego Hospice, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Dev Psychobiol 53:482-8. 2011
    ..Finally, I end with some words about how the training I received from Bill has had, and continues to have, an impact on my professional development...
  7. pmc Daily oral ketamine for the treatment of depression and anxiety in patients receiving hospice care: a 28-day open-label proof-of-concept trial
    Scott A Irwin
    The Institute for Palliative Medicine at San Diego Hospice, San Diego, California 92103, USA
    J Palliat Med 16:958-65. 2013
    ....
  8. pmc Ease of screening for depression and delirium in patients enrolled in inpatient hospice care
    Sanjai Rao
    Department of Psychiatry, Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, La Jolla, California, USA
    J Palliat Med 14:275-9. 2011
    ..Major depression and delirium are prevalent, underrecognized, and undertreated in hospice and palliative care settings. Furthermore, they are both associated with significant morbidity and mortality...
  9. pmc Defining a Good Death (Successful Dying): Literature Review and a Call for Research and Public Dialogue
    Emily A Meier
    Department of Psychiatry, Moores Cancer Center, Psychiatry and Psychosocial Services, La Jolla, CA Sam and Rose Stein Institute for Research on Aging, Moores Cancer Center, Psychiatry and Psychosocial Services, La Jolla, CA Patient and Family Support Services, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 24:261-71. 2016
    ..Dialogues among the stakeholders for each individual must occur to ensure a good death from the most critical viewpoint-the patient's...
  10. pmc Ketamine for the treatment of depression in patients receiving hospice care: a retrospective medical record review of thirty-one cases
    Alana Iglewicz
    Department of Psychiatry and Moores Cancer Center, University of California, La Jolla, CA AI, RAN, JMH, SAI San Diego Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, La Jolla, CA AI
    Psychosomatics 56:329-37. 2015
    ..Evidence suggests that ketamine rapidly treats treatment refractory depression in the general population. Ketamine׳s role for treating depression in the hospice population warrants further study...
  11. pmc Hospice staff perspectives on Dignity Therapy
    Lori P Montross
    1 Department of Psychiatry, San Diego Hospice and the Institute for Palliative Medicine, San Diego, California
    J Palliat Med 16:1118-20. 2013
    ..Dignity Therapy is a brief psychotherapy performed with patients at the end of life. Previous research has examined the effects of Dignity Therapy with patients and family, but none has examined hospice staff perceptions of the treatment...
  12. ncbi Personally Meaningful Rituals: A Way to Increase Compassion and Decrease Burnout among Hospice Staff and Volunteers
    Lori P Montross-Thomas
    1 Department of Family Medicine and Public Health, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California
    J Palliat Med 19:1043-1050. 2016
    ..Hospice staff may benefit from the use of personal rituals as they cope with the frequent deaths of their patients, ultimately aiming to provide compassionate care while minimizing burnout...
  13. pmc Association between hospice care and psychological outcomes in Alzheimer's spousal caregivers
    Scott A Irwin
    1 Department of Psychiatry and Psychosocial Services, San Diego Hospice and the Institute for Palliative Medicine, San Diego, California
    J Palliat Med 16:1450-4. 2013
    ..Anecdotal evidence suggests that hospice care provided to people with dementia and their caregivers may buffer caregivers from some of the adverse outcomes associated with family caregiving in Alzheimer's Disease (AD)...
  14. pmc Clarifying delirium management: practical, evidenced-based, expert recommendations for clinical practice
    Scott A Irwin
    San Diego Hospice and the Institute for Palliative Medicine, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    J Palliat Med 16:423-35. 2013
    ..All interventions can be provided in any setting of care, including patients' homes...
  15. pmc The hospice caregiver support project: providing support to reduce caregiver stress
    Jessica Empeño
    Admissions Patient Care Services, San Diego Hospice and the Institute for Palliative Medicine, San Diego, California 92103 1407, USA
    J Palliat Med 14:593-7. 2011
    ..Providing this kind of care to a loved one at the end of life can contribute to increased stress, health problems, and decreased quality of life...
  16. pmc Undetected cognitive impairment and decision-making capacity in patients receiving hospice care
    Cynthia Z Burton
    SDSU UCSD Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 20:306-16. 2012
    ..g., delirium, unresponsiveness)...
  17. pmc Dignity therapy implementation in a community-based hospice setting
    Lori Montross
    Institute for Palliative Medicine at the San Diego Hospice, San Diego, California 92103, USA
    J Palliat Med 14:729-34. 2011
    ..This study was designed to offer information about the pragmatic aspects of implementing Dignity Therapy for patients receiving hospice care...
  18. pmc Depression and healthcare service utilization in patients with cancer
    Brent T Mausbach
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, and Patient and Family Support Services, Moores Cancer Center, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Psychooncology . 2016
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the impact of depression on overall healthcare utilization among patients with cancer...
  19. pmc Enhancing legacy in palliative care: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial of Dignity Therapy focused on positive outcomes
    Lori P Montross-Thomas
    San Diego Moores Cancer Center, Psychiatry and Psychosocial Services Patient and Family Support Services, University of California, 9500 Gilman Drive 0664, La Jolla, San Diego, CA, 92093 0664, USA
    BMC Palliat Care 14:44. 2015
    ..This study will instead focus on whether Dignity Therapy enhances positive outcomes in this population...
  20. pmc Depression as a predictor of adherence to adjuvant endocrine therapy (AET) in women with breast cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Brent T Mausbach
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA, 92093 0680, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 152:239-46. 2015
    ..Management of depressive symptoms in women with breast cancer may help in enhancing adherence to AET and improve cancer treatment outcomes...
  21. pmc Meaning-centered psychotherapy: a form of psychotherapy for patients with cancer
    Lori P Montross Thomas
    Moores Cancer Center, Psychiatry and Psychosocial Services Patient and Family Support Services, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive 0664 La Jolla, San Diego, CA, 92093 0664, USA
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 16:488. 2014
    ..Overall, meaning-centered psychotherapy shows promise for enhancing meaning and spiritual well-being among patients with cancer and offers exciting possibilities for future research in other areas. ..