Affiliation: University of Washington
- Guidelines for prescribing melatoninD Avery
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle 98104 2499, USA
Ann Med 30:122-30. 1998..In several studies, melatonin has been shown to shorten sleep latency. Further studies are needed to clarify the efficacy and safety of melatonin...
- Is dawn simulation effective in ameliorating the difficulty awakening in seasonal affective disorder associated with hypersomnia?David H Avery
University of Washington School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Harborview Medical Center, 325 Ninth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
J Affect Disord 69:231-6. 2002..Dawn simulation has been found effective in treating SAD, but its effect on difficulty awakening has not been assessed...
- Transcranial magnetic stimulation reduces pain in patients with major depression: a sham-controlled studyDavid H Avery
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98104 2499, USA
J Nerv Ment Dis 195:378-81. 2007..Compared with sham, TMS was associated with a significant (p < 0.05) reduction in the SAFTEE pain item during the study. The reduction in pain could not be explained by the antidepressant effects...
- A controlled study of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation in medication-resistant major depressionDavid H Avery
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, 98104 2499, USA
Biol Psychiatry 59:187-94. 2006..Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) as a treatment for depression has shown statistically significant effects, but the clinical significance of these effects has been questioned...
- Improving the antidepressant efficacy of transcranial magnetic stimulation: maximizing the number of stimulations and treatment location in treatment-resistant depressionWilliam M McDonald
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Depress Anxiety 28:973-80. 2011..And, to determine if patients who do not remit to fast left will remit using slow right rTMS (1 Hz @ 120% MT over the right DLPFC)...
- Hotel room suicidePaul Zarkowski
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Harborview Medical Center, Univeristy of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104 2499, USA
Suicide Life Threat Behav 36:578-81. 2006..9/100,000 p = 0.002). The study results suggest that there is an increased risk of suicide in local residents who register in local hotel rooms...
- The effect of daily prefrontal repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation over several weeks on resting motor thresholdPaul Zarkowski
University of Washington, 325 Ninth Avenue, Seattle WA 98104 2499, USA
Brain Stimul 2:163-7. 2009..In many clinical studies to date, due to concerns about potential drift, the rMT has been routinely re-measured weekly or every fifth session...
- Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation may induce language switching in bilingual patientsPaul Holtzheimer
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
Brain Lang 94:274-7. 2005..These preliminary findings support the role of the DLPFC in language switching in polyglots and highlight the potential value of rTMS for non-invasively investigating language function in humans. Further investigation is warranted...
- Hotel room suicide: Las Vegas and Clark CountyKjersti Gemar
Dept of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 43:25-7. 2008..6/100,000, P<0.0001. Residents of Clark County registering in local hotels have an increased suicide risk that is statistically significant. Possible explanations for the results are provided...
- Shorter duration of depressive episode may predict response to repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulationPaul E Holtzheimer
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington Medical Center, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
Depress Anxiety 19:24-30. 2004..Patients may need more than 10 treatments to obtain full benefit from rTMS. The design of future rTMS studies should consider these issues...
- Transcranial magnetic stimulation in the acute treatment of major depressive disorder: clinical response in an open-label extension trialDavid H Avery
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98104 2499, USA
J Clin Psychiatry 69:441-51. 2008....
- Comparison of clinical efficacy and side effects for bitemporal and bifrontal electrode placement in electroconvulsive therapyCatherine J Bakewell
University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, USA
J ECT 20:145-53. 2004..This study compares the clinical efficacy, side effects, and rehospitalization rates of BT and BF electrode placement in a community hospital setting...
- Within-session mood changes from TMS in depressed patientsTobias Dang
Group Health Cooperative, Central Behavioral Health, 1730 Minor Ave, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 19:458-63. 2007