Barbara H Hanusa

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Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Expectations of groups versus pairs of attendings and residents about phone communications and bedside evaluation of hospitalized patients
    Gary Tabas
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15232, USA
    Teach Learn Med 17:217-27. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Screening for depression in the postpartum period: a comparison of three instruments
    Barbara H Hanusa
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 17:585-96. 2008
  3. pmc Are maternal depression or symptom severity associated with breastfeeding intention or outcomes?
    Debra L Bogen
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Division of General Academic Pediatrics, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 71:1069-78. 2010
  4. pmc Impact of perceived discrimination in healthcare on patient-provider communication
    Leslie R M Hausmann
    VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Med Care 49:626-33. 2011
  5. pmc Orthopedic communication about osteoarthritis treatment: Does patient race matter?
    Leslie R M Hausmann
    VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System and University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 63:635-42. 2011
  6. pmc Prepregnancy body mass index, gestational weight gain, and the likelihood of major depressive disorder during pregnancy
    Lisa M Bodnar
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 70:1290-6. 2009
  7. pmc A pilot study of the nutritional status of opiate-using pregnant women on methadone maintenance therapy
    Laura Elizabeth Tomedi
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 47:286-95. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Postpartum depression recurrence versus discontinuation syndrome: observations from a randomized controlled trial
    Keerthy R Sunder
    Department of Psychiatry, and Women s Behavioral HealthCARE, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 65:1266-8. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Light therapy for bipolar disorder: a case series in women
    Dorothy Sit
    Women s Behavioral HealthCARE, Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Bipolar Disord 9:918-27. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Postpartum depression: a randomized trial of sertraline versus nortriptyline
    Katherine L Wisner
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Epidemiology and Women s Studies, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 26:353-60. 2006

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Publications50

  1. ncbi request reprint Expectations of groups versus pairs of attendings and residents about phone communications and bedside evaluation of hospitalized patients
    Gary Tabas
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15232, USA
    Teach Learn Med 17:217-27. 2005
    ..Residents covering attendings' patients must decide when to call the attending and when to evaluate patients at the bedside for new clinical events. Conflicts arise when residents and attendings disagree about these decisions...
  2. doi request reprint Screening for depression in the postpartum period: a comparison of three instruments
    Barbara H Hanusa
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 17:585-96. 2008
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  3. pmc Are maternal depression or symptom severity associated with breastfeeding intention or outcomes?
    Debra L Bogen
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Division of General Academic Pediatrics, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 71:1069-78. 2010
    ....
  4. pmc Impact of perceived discrimination in healthcare on patient-provider communication
    Leslie R M Hausmann
    VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Med Care 49:626-33. 2011
    ..The impact of patients' perceptions of discrimination in healthcare on patient-provider interactions is unknown...
  5. pmc Orthopedic communication about osteoarthritis treatment: Does patient race matter?
    Leslie R M Hausmann
    VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System and University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 63:635-42. 2011
    ....
  6. pmc Prepregnancy body mass index, gestational weight gain, and the likelihood of major depressive disorder during pregnancy
    Lisa M Bodnar
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 70:1290-6. 2009
    ..We assessed the relation between prepregnancy body mass index (BMI) and the likelihood of major depressive disorder (MDD) during pregnancy and tested whether this association was modified by gestational weight gain...
  7. pmc A pilot study of the nutritional status of opiate-using pregnant women on methadone maintenance therapy
    Laura Elizabeth Tomedi
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 47:286-95. 2012
    ..The study's limitations and implications for future research are discussed...
  8. ncbi request reprint Postpartum depression recurrence versus discontinuation syndrome: observations from a randomized controlled trial
    Keerthy R Sunder
    Department of Psychiatry, and Women s Behavioral HealthCARE, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 65:1266-8. 2004
    ..To differentiate characteristics of a discontinuation syndrome from a recurrence of major depressive disorder in the context of a randomized trial...
  9. ncbi request reprint Light therapy for bipolar disorder: a case series in women
    Dorothy Sit
    Women s Behavioral HealthCARE, Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Bipolar Disord 9:918-27. 2007
    ..To perform a dose-ranging safety and efficacy study of bright light therapy for depression in women with bipolar disorder (BD)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Postpartum depression: a randomized trial of sertraline versus nortriptyline
    Katherine L Wisner
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Epidemiology and Women s Studies, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 26:353-60. 2006
    ..Women who were responders and remitters at week 8 could be identified earlier if they were treated with SERT than with NTP. Breast-fed infant serum levels were near or below the level of quantifiability for both agents...
  11. pmc Major depression and antidepressant treatment: impact on pregnancy and neonatal outcomes
    Katherine L Wisner
    Women s Behavioral HealthCARE and the Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3811 O Hara St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 166:557-66. 2009
    ..This study examined whether 1) minor physical anomalies, 2) maternal weight gain and infant birth weight, 3) preterm birth, and 4) neonatal adaptation are affected by SSRI or depression exposure...
  12. pmc Postpartum and depression status are associated with lower [[¹¹C]raclopride BP(ND) in reproductive-age women
    Eydie L Moses-Kolko
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 37:1422-32. 2012
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  13. ncbi request reprint Prevention of postpartum depression: a pilot randomized clinical trial
    Katherine L Wisner
    Department of Psychiatry, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 161:1290-2. 2004
    ..The authors attempted to reduce the rate of postpartum depression in high-risk women and to increase the time to recurrence...
  14. pmc The effect of patient race on total joint replacement recommendations and utilization in the orthopedic setting
    Leslie R M Hausmann
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, 7180 Highland Drive 151C H, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:982-8. 2010
    ....
  15. pmc Estimated infant exposure to enantiomer-specific methadone levels in breastmilk
    Debra L Bogen
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Division of General Academic Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, 3414 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Breastfeed Med 6:377-84. 2011
    ..This study estimated infant exposure to R- and S-methadone via breastmilk by theoretic infant dose (TID) and relative infant dose (RID) and reported the milk-to-maternal plasma (M/P) ratio...
  16. doi request reprint The impact of iMedConsent on patient decision-making regarding cholecystectomy and inguinal herniorrhaphy
    Daniel E Hall
    VA Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh, Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15206, USA
    J Surg Res 175:227-33. 2012
    ..Our aim was to determine the impact of iMedConsent on patient information preference, anxiety, trust in the surgeon, ambivalence about the surgical decision, and comprehension of procedure-specific risk, benefits, and alternatives...
  17. pmc Sleep complaints in late pregnancy and the recurrence of postpartum depression
    Michele L Okun
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Behav Sleep Med 7:106-17. 2009
    ..9 vs. 7.3 for non-recurrers, p = .02). Sleep quality in late pregnancy may help in identifying women at risk for a PPMD recurrence...
  18. pmc Residents' perceptions of a night float system
    Harish Jasti
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    BMC Med Educ 9:52. 2009
    ..A Night Float (NF) system has been implemented by many institutions to address increasing concerns about residents' work hours. The purpose of our study was to examine the perceptions of residents towards a NF system...
  19. pmc Psychiatric symptoms and alcohol use in community violence by persons with a psychotic disorder or depression
    Suzanne Yang
    Veterans Integrated Service Network VISN 4 Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center MIRECC, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, 7180 Highland Dr, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 63:262-9. 2012
    ..This study used data from the MacArthur Violence Risk Assessment Study to examine the relationship of symptom levels and alcohol use to violence in repeated observations within two diagnostic groups...
  20. ncbi request reprint Randomized clinical trial of bright light therapy for antepartum depression: preliminary findings
    C Neill Epperson
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, University Towers Suite 2H, 100 York Street, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 65:421-5. 2004
    ..Bright light therapy was shown to be a promising treatment for depression during pregnancy in a recent open-label study. In an extension of this work, we report findings from a double-blind placebo-controlled pilot study...
  21. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric outcomes following medical and surgical abortion
    Dorothy Sit
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA 15213, USA
    Hum Reprod 22:878-84. 2007
    ..The objectives were to determine post-abortion depression risk, evaluate risk factors for post-abortion depression and to explore the relationship between cortisol and depression...
  22. ncbi request reprint Addressing depression in obstetrics/gynecology practice
    Sarah Hudson Scholle
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 25:83-90. 2003
    ..Additional modifications, particularly efforts to improve coordination of care with both general medical and mental health providers, are needed...
  23. pmc Serotonin 1A receptor reductions in postpartum depression: a positron emission tomography study
    Eydie L Moses-Kolko
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Fertil Steril 89:685-92. 2008
    ..To measure brain serotonin-1A (5HT1A) receptor binding potential (BP) in healthy and depressed postpartum women...
  24. ncbi request reprint Prevention of postpartum episodes in women with bipolar disorder
    Katherine L Wisner
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 56:592-6. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of divalproex (VLP) to prevent episode recurrence in postpartum women with bipolar disorder...
  25. pmc Advance care planning
    Russ C Kolarik
    Division of General Internal Medicine and General Academic Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:618-24. 2002
    ..Advance directives (AD) with specific treatment preferences can be difficult to apply in actual clinical situations. As an alternative, advance directives that outline patient goals and values have been advocated...
  26. pmc A randomized trial using computerized decision support to improve treatment of major depression in primary care
    Bruce L Rollman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Center for Research on Health Care, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 2582, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:493-503. 2002
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  27. pmc Physician office visits of adults for anxiety disorders in the United States, 1985-1998
    Jeffrey S Harman
    Intervention Research Centers for Mid and Late Life Mood Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:165-72. 2002
    ..To determine the number of physician office visits by adults in which an anxiety disorder diagnosis was recorded and rates of treatment during these visits...
  28. pmc Time required for institutional review board review at one Veterans Affairs medical center
    Daniel E Hall
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania2Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    JAMA Surg 150:103-9. 2015
    ..Despite growing concern that institutional review boards (IRBs) impose burdensome delays on research, little is known about the time required for IRB review across different types of research...
  29. pmc Do surgeons and patients discuss what they document on consent forms?
    Daniel E Hall
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Electronic address
    J Surg Res 197:67-77. 2015
    ..Our goal was to determine how the discussions shared between surgeons and patients correspond to the VA's standardized consent forms...
  30. pmc Alcohol brief intervention for hospitalized veterans with hazardous drinking: protocol for a 3-arm randomized controlled efficacy trial
    Lauren M Broyles
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Veterans Affairs VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, University Drive C 151C, Pittsburgh, PA, 15240, USA
    Addict Sci Clin Pract 10:13. 2015
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  31. doi request reprint Evaluation of a pilot training program in alcohol screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment for nurses in inpatient settings
    Lauren M Broyles
    Lauren M Broyles, PhD, RN, and Adam J Gordon, MD, MPH, Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion and Veterans Integrated Service Network 4 Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, and Center for Research on Health Care, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Keri L Rodriguez, PhD, Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, and Center for Research on Health Care, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Barbara H Hanusa, PhD, Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion and Veterans Integrated Service Network 4 Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Caroline Kengor, MPH, Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Kevin L Kraemer, MD, MSc, USA
    J Addict Nurs 24:8-19. 2013
    ..Results suggest that with adequate training and ongoing role support, nurses in inpatient settings could play active roles in interdisciplinary initiatives to address unhealthy alcohol use among hospitalized patients. ..
  32. pmc Brief motivational enhancement intervention to prevent or reduce postpartum alcohol use: a single-blinded, randomized controlled effectiveness trial
    Doris McGartland Rubio
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA Data Center, Center for Research on Health Care, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA Electronic address
    J Subst Abuse Treat 46:382-9. 2014
    ..The aim of this study is to assess the effect of brief motivational enhancement intervention postpartum alcohol use...
  33. ncbi request reprint Timing of depression recurrence in the first year after birth
    Katherine L Wisner
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3811 O Hara St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Affect Disord 78:249-52. 2004
    ..Women who have suffered from one episode of postpartum-onset major depression (PPMD) experience increased risk for recurrence in the year following another birth...
  34. ncbi request reprint Perceived racial discrimination in health care and its association with patients' healthcare experiences: does the measure matter?
    Leslie R M Hausmann
    Health Services Research and Development Service, Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA
    Ethn Dis 20:40-7. 2010
    ..Examine whether three measures of perceived racial discrimination in health care detect similar rates of discrimination and show similar associations with patients' healthcare experiences...
  35. pmc Prenatal alcohol exposure is associated with conduct disorder in adolescence: findings from a birth cohort
    Cynthia A Larkby
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 2593, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 50:262-71. 2011
    ..To evaluate the association between prenatal alcohol exposure and the rate of conduct disorder in exposed compared with unexposed adolescents...
  36. doi request reprint Racial Differences in Veterans' Satisfaction With Addiction Treatment Services
    Audrey L Jones
    VA Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion ALJ, AJG, LRMH, Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center BHH, CJA, GLH, Education, and Clinical Center, Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA Department of Sociology CJA, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA and Department of Psychiatry GLH and Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine AJG, LRMH, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA
    J Addict Med 9:383-90. 2015
    ..This study examined racial differences in addiction treatment satisfaction and explored factors that might mediate or moderate racial differences in satisfaction...
  37. doi request reprint Teaching the teachers: faculty preparedness and evaluation of a retreat in screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment
    Julie W Childers
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Subst Abus 33:272-7. 2012
    ..Ongoing faculty and organizational development efforts may help close these gaps...
  38. pmc Routine screening for intimate partner violence in an obstetrics and gynecology clinic
    Sarah Hudson Scholle
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:1070-2. 2003
  39. pmc HIV-infected African Americans are willing to participate in HIV treatment trials
    Mandy Garber
    Section of Palliative Care and Medical Ethics, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:17-42. 2007
    ..Despite the high prevalence rates of HIV infection in the African-American community, African Americans remain underrepresented in HIV treatment trials...
  40. ncbi request reprint Race, quality of depression care, and recovery from major depression in a primary care setting
    Bruce L Rollman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Center for Research on Health Care, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 24:381-90. 2002
    ..We found little racial variation in either process measures or clinical outcomes for depression in our sample of African-American and Caucasian primary care patients...
  41. ncbi request reprint Black-white differences in severity of coronary artery disease among individuals with acute coronary syndromes
    Jeff Whittle
    Section of General Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:867-73. 2002
    ..To determine whether the extent of coronary obstructive disease is similar among black and white patients with acute coronary syndromes...
  42. ncbi request reprint The effect of breast-feeding with and without formula use on the risk of obesity at 4 years of age
    Debra L Bogen
    General Academic Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, 3705 Fifth Avenue, DeSoto G 205, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Obes Res 12:1527-35. 2004
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  43. ncbi request reprint Identifying depression in the first postpartum year: guidelines for office-based screening and referral
    Kathleen S Peindl
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Jefferson College of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Affect Disord 80:37-44. 2004
    ..The outcome of the study was identification of a recurrence of major depression in the first year postpartum by a clinical interview and the EPDS. We had the unique opportunity to examine the relationship between EPDS scores and PPMD...
  44. ncbi request reprint Role functioning and symptom remission in women with postpartum depression after antidepressant treatment
    M Cynthia Logsdon
    School of Nursing, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA
    Arch Psychiatr Nurs 17:276-83. 2003
    ..Recommendations are given for clinical practice and further research in this area...
  45. ncbi request reprint Weight changes in postpartum women with remitted depression
    Barbara L Gracious
    Department of Psychiatry and Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 66:291-3. 2005
    ..To compare weight loss after birth in women who took the antidepressants nortriptyline or sertraline or placebo in 2 clinical studies designed to prevent recurrent postpartum major depression...
  46. pmc Self-reported changes in drug and alcohol use after becoming homeless
    THOMAS P O'TOOLE
    Welch Center, Room 2 513, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2024 E Monument Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:830-5. 2004
    ..We identified substance use patterns and factors associated with increased substance use after users become homeless...
  47. pmc Substance-abusing urban homeless in the late 1990s: how do they differ from non-substance-abusing homeless persons?
    THOMAS P O'TOOLE
    Georgetown University School of Medicine, 1111 NE Med Dent Building, 3900 Reservoir Road NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    J Urban Health 81:606-17. 2004
    ..Drug abuse/dependence and polysubstance use among urban homeless persons became a more prevalent issue in the late 1990s. These individuals have unique needs that will require tailored interventions...
  48. pmc Urban homelessness and poverty during economic prosperity and welfare reform: changes in self-reported comorbidities, insurance, and sources for usual care, 1995-1997
    THOMAS P O'TOOLE
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Medical Institution, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Urban Health 79:200-10. 2002
    ..These findings suggest more need for medical care among homeless and urban poor persons in 1997 compared with 1995 and support the continued need for outreach and support services despite a vigorous economy...
  49. ncbi request reprint Verapamil treatment for women with bipolar disorder
    Katherine L Wisner
    Women s Mental HealthCARE, Louisville, Kentucky 40202, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 51:745-52. 2002
    ..Additional pharmacological treatments are needed for patients with bipolar disorder. We describe our experience with verapamil in an inclusive, sequential series of outpatient women (some pregnant) with bipolar disorder...
  50. pmc Health care of homeless veterans
    THOMAS P O'TOOLE
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:929-33. 2003
    ..They were also significantly more likely to access shelter clinics compared with veterans without this need. Homeless veterans continue to have substantial health issues. Active outreach is needed for those lacking access to VA services...