Rutgers University CERTs Publications



Selected Peer Reviewed Manuscripts - CERTs
2012
Bowblis, J, Crystal S, Intrator, O, Lucas, J. Response to regulatory stringency: The case of antipsychotic medication use in nursing homes. Health Economics. 2012;21(8): 977-993.
2011
Olfson M, Crystal S, Gerhard T, Huang C, Walkup JT, Scahill L, Walkup JT. Patterns and Correlates of Tic Disorder Diagnoses in Privately and Publicly Insured Youth. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2011;50(2):119-31.d
Gaboda D, Lucas J, Siegel M, Kalay E, Crystal S.  No longer undertreated? Depression diagnosis and antidepressant therapy in elderly long stay nursing home residents, 1999-2007.  Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 2011 Apr;59(4):673-680.
Olfson M, Gerhard T, Huang C, Lieberman JA, Bobo WV, Crystal S.  Comparative effectiveness of second generation antipsychotic medications in early onset schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Bulletin 2011;XX(X):XX. Feb 9, 2011 epub: doi:10.1093/schbul/sbq172
Pincus, H.A., Spaeth-Rublee, B., Watkins, KE.  The case for measuring quality in mental health and substance abuse care.  Health Affairs. 2011 Apr;30(4):730-736.
2010
Pincus HA.  From PORT to policy to patient outcomes: crossing the quality chasm.  Schizophrenia Bulletin, 36(1):109-111, 2010.
Akincigil A, Shari M, Niemczyk KC, Predictors of maternal depression in the first year postpartum: marital status and mediating role of relationship quality. Social Work in Health Care, 49: 1-18, 2010 
Townsend L, Findling RL.  Modifying the risk of atypical antipsychotics in the treatment of juvenile-onset schizophrenia.  Expert Opinion in Pharmacotherapy. 2010;Feb;11(2):195-205.
Olfson M, Crystal S, Huang C, Gerhard T.  Trends in antipsychotic drug use by very young, privately insured children.  J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry, 2010;49(1):13-23. Accompanying Editorial:  Egger H.  A perilous disconnect:  Antipsychotic drug use in very young children.  J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry, 2010;49(1):3-6.  (January)
Gerhard T, Winterstein AG, Olfson M, Huang C, Saidi A, Crystal S.  Pre-existing cardiovascular conditions and pharmacological treatment of adult ADHD.  Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety, 2010 May;19(5):457-464.
Crystal S, Gaboda D, Lucas J, Gerhard T, Chakravarty S.  Assessing medication exposures and outcomes in the frail elderly:  Research challenges in nursing home pharmacotherapy.  Medical Care, 2010 Jun;48(6 Suppl):S23-31.
Kilbourne  AM., Fullerton C, Dausey D, Pincus HA, and Hermann RC.  A framework for measuring quality and promoting accountability across silos: the case of mental disorders and co-occurring conditions. Quality and Safety in Health Care 2010 Apr;19(2):113-6.
West J, Wilk J, Rae D, Muszynski I, Stipec M, Alter C, Sanders K, Crystal S, Regier D.First-year Medicare Part D prescription drug benefits: medication access and continuity among dual eligible psychiatric patients. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. 2010 Apr;71(4):400-10.
Crystal S, Gaboda D, Lucas J, Gerhard T, Chakravarty S.  Assessing medication exposures and outcomes in the frail elderly:  Research challenges in nursing home pharmacotherapy.  Medical Care. 2010 June;48(6 Suppl):S23-31.
Hoover DR, Siegel M, Lucas J, Kalay E, Gaboda D, Devanand DP, Crystal S.  Depression in the first year of stay for elderly long-term nursing home residents in the USA.  International Psychogeriatrics.  2010 Month;XX(XX):1-11.  doi:10.1017/S1041610210000578
Olfson M, Marcus SC.  National trends in outpatient psychotherapy.  American Journal of Psychiatry 2010 Aug 4 (Epub ahead of print) doi: 10.1176/appi.ajp.2010.10040570.
Munson M, Floersch J, Townsend L.  Are health beliefs related to adherence among adolescents with mood disorders?  Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research 2010 Sep;37(5):408-16.
Spaeth-Rublee B, Pincus HA, Huynh PT (for the IIMHL Clinical Leads Group Mental Health Quality Indicator Project).  Measuring quality of mental health care: a review of initiatives and programs in selected countries. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry 2010 2010 Sep;55(9):539-48.
Kilbourne AM, Keyser D, Pincus HA.  Challenges and opportunities in measuring the quality of mental health care. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry 2010 Sep;55(9):549-57
Walkup J, Akincigil A, Amin S, Hoover D, Siegel M, Crystal S,  Prevalence of Diagnosed HIV Disease Among Medicaid Beneficiaries with Schizophrenia in U.S. Metropolitan Areas. The Journal of Urban Health 2010 Sep;198(9):682-6.
Gerhard T.  Clopidogrel and proton pump inhibitors: a clinically meaningful interaction.  Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety 2011 Feb20(2):214-8. DOI: 10.1002/pds.2071. published 17 December 2010.
West JC, Wilk JE, Rae DS, Muszynski IL, Stipec MR, Alter CL, Sanders KE, Crystal S, Regier DA.  First-year Medicare Part D prescription drug benefits: medication access and continuity among dual eligible psychiatric patients. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 2010 Apr;71(4):400-410.
Mojtabai R, Olfson M: National trends in psychotropic medication polypharmacy in office-based psychiatry. Archives of General Psychiatry 2010;67:26-36.
Olfson M, Crystal S, Huang C, Gerhard T.  Trends in antipsychotic drug use by very young privately insured children.  Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 49(1):13-23, 2010.
Marcus S, Olfson M.  National trends in the treatment for depression from 1998 to 2007. Archives of General Psychiatry 2010 Dec;67(12):1265-1273.
2009
First MB, Pincus HA, Schoenbaum M:  Issues for DSM-V:  Adding Problem Codes to Facilitate Assessment of Quality of Care.  American Journal of Psychiatry; 166:11-13, 2009.
Chen C-Y, Gerhard T, Winterstein AG. Determinants of initial pharmacological treatment for youths with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology, 19(2):187-195, 2009.
Gerhard T, Chavez B, Olfson M, Crystal S.  National Patterns in the Outpatient Pharmacological Management of Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder.  Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology 29(3):307-310, 2009.
Olfson M, Marcus S, Wan G. Stimulant dosing for children with ADHD: A medical claims analysis.  J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychaiatry, 48(1):51-59, 2009.
Valenstein M, Eisenberg D, McCarthy JF, Austin KL, Ganoczy D, Kim HM, Zivin K, Piette JD, Olfson M, Blow FC.  Service implications of providing intensive monitoring during high-risk periods for suicide among VA patients with depression. Psychiatr Serv, 60(4):439-44, 2009.
West JC, Wilk JE, Rae DS, Muszynski IS, Rubio-Stipec M, Alter CL, Sanders KE, Crystal S, Regier DA.  Medicaid Prescription Drug Policies and Medication Access and Continuity: Findings From Ten States.  Psychiatr Serv, 60: 601-610, 2009.
Walkup J, Akincigil A, Bilder S, Rosato NS, Crystal S. Psychiatric diagnosis and antiretroviral adherence among adolescent Medicaid beneficiaries diagnosed with Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome.  J Nerv Ment Dis, 197:354-361, 2009
Marcus S, Hassan M, Olfson M. Antidepressant switching among adherent patients treated for depression. Psychiatr Serv. 60(5):617-23, 2009.
Winterstein AG, Gerhard T, Shuster J, Saidi A.  Cardiac safety of methylphenidate versus amphetamine salts in th treatment of ADHD.  Pediatrics, 124(1):e75-80, 2009.
Olfson M, Crystal S, Gerhard T, Huang C, Carlson GA.  Mental health treatment by youths in the year before and after a new diagnosis of bipolar disorder.  Psychiatric Serv.  60(8):1098-1106, 2009. (August)
Crystal S, Olfson M, Huang C, Pincus H, Gerhard T.  Broadened use of atypical antipsychotics: safety, effectiveness, and policy challenges.  Health Aff (Millwood). 2009 Jul 21. [Epub ahead of print]
Olfson M, Marcus S. National patterns in antidepressant medication treatment. Archives of General Psychiatry. 66(8):848-856, 2009. (August)
Townsend L.  How effective are interventions to enhance adherence to psychiatric medications?  Practice implications for social workers working with adults diagnosed with severe mental illness.  Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment.  19:512-530, 2009.
Townsend L, Floersch J, Findling RL.  Adolescent attitudes toward psychiatric medication:  the utility of the Drug Attitude Inventory.  Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry.  50(12):1523-1531, 2009.  (doi:10.1111/j.1469-7610.2009.02113.x) Epub 2009 Jul 21
Olfson M, Mojtabai R, Sampson NA, Hwang I, Druss B, Wang PS, Wells KB, Pincus HA, Kessler RC: Dropout from outpatient mental health care in the United States. Psychiatric Services 2009;60:898-907.
Weissman MM, Olfson M: Translating intergenerational research on depression into clinical practice. JAMA 2009;302:2695-2696.
Munson MR, Floersch JE, Townsend L.  Attitudes toward mental health services and illness perceptions among adolescents with mood disorders.  Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal, 26:447-466, 2009.
Huskamp H, West JC, Rae DS, Stipec MR, Regier DA and Frank RG.  Part D and Dual eligibles with mental illness:  problems accessing medications and use of intensive mental health services.  Psychiatric Services, 60(9):1169–1174, 2009.
First MB, Pincus HA, Schoenbaum M.  Issues for DSM-V: adding problem codes to facilitate assessment of quality of care. American Journal of Psychiatry, 166(1):11-13, 2009.
Olfson M, Marcus SC, and Wan GJ.  Treatment Patterns for Schizoaffective Disorder and Schizophrenia Among Medicaid Patients.  Psychiatr Serv 2009 60: 210-216.
Olfson M, Cherry DK, Lewis-Fernández R.  Racial Differences in Visit Duration of Outpatient Psychiatric Visits.  Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2009;66(2):214-221.
Prince JD, Akincigil A, Hoover DR, Walkup JT, Bilder S, Crystal S. Substance abuse and hospitalization for mood disorder among Medicaid beneficiaries. Am J Public Health. 2009;99(1):160-7.
Walkup J, Crystal S. Mental health and the changing contexts of HIV. In: Brown T, Scheid T, editors. Handbook for the Study of Mental Health: Social Contexts, Theories, and Systems. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press; 2009.
Herbstman BJ, Pincus HA.  Measuring mental healthcare quality in the United States: a review of initiatives. Current Opinion in Psychiatry, 22(6):623-630, 2009.
2008
Wilk JE, West JC, Marcus SC, Countis L, Regier DA, Olfson M. Family contact and the management of medication non-adherence in schizophrenia. Community Ment Health J. 2008;44(5):377-80.
Mojtabai R, Olfson M.  National patterns in antidepressant treatment by psychiatrists and general medical providers: results from the national comorbidity survey replication.  J Clin Psychiatry. 2008;69(7):1064-74.
Mojtabai R, Olfson M. National trends in psychotherapy by office-based psychiatrists. Archives of General Psychiatry. 2008;65:962-70.
Walkup J, Wei W, Sambamoorthi U, Crystal S. Antidepressant Treatment and Adherence to Combination Antiretroviral Therapy among Patients with AIDS and Diagnosed Depression. Psychiatr Q. 2008;79(1):43-53.
West JC, Marcus SC, Wilk J, Countis LM, Regier DA, Olfson M. Use of depot antipsychotic medications for medication nonadherence in schizophrenia. Schizophr Bull. 2008;34(5):995-1001.
Walkup J, Blank MB, Gonzalez JS, Safren S, Schwartz R, Brown L, Wilson I, Knowlton A, Lombard F, Grossman C, Lyda K, Schumacher JE.  The impact of mental health and substance abuse on HIV prevention and treatment.  J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2008;47(Suppl 1):S15-9.
Akincigil A, Hoover DR, Walkup JT, Prince JD, Kalay E, Crystal S. Hospitalization for psychiatric illness among community-dwelling elderly persons in 1992 and 2002. Psychiatr Serv. 2008;59(9):1046-8.
Arbuckle MR, Gameroff MJ, Marcus SC, West JC, Wilk J, Olfson M. Psychiatric opinion and antipsychotic selection in the management of schizophrenia. Psychiatr Serv. 2008;59(5):561-5.
Copeland LA, Zeber JE, Salloum IM, Pincus HA, Fine MJ, Kilbourne AM. Treatment adherence and illness insight in veterans with bipolar disorder. J Nerv Ment Dis. 2008;196(1):16-21.
First M, Pincus H, Schoenbaum M. Quality measures for capturing the effects of health information exchange. AMIA Annual Symposium Proceedings. 2008;166:11-3.
Fleischhacker WW, Cetkovich-Bakmas M, De Hert M, Hennekens CH, Lambert M, Leucht S, Maj M, McIntyre RS, Naber D, Newcomer JW, Olfson M, Osby U, Sartorius N, Lieberman JA.. Comorbid somatic illnesses in patients with severe mental disorders: clinical, policy, and research challenges. J Clin Psychiatry. 2008;69(4):514-9.
Gerhard T. Bias: considerations for research practice. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2008;65(22):2159-68.
Hoover DR, Akincigil A, Prince JD, Kalay E, Lucas JA, Walkup JT, Crystal S. Medicare inpatient treatment for elderly non-dementia psychiatric illnesses 1992--2002; length of stay and expenditures by facility type. Adm Policy Ment Health. 2008;35(4):231-40.
Marcus SC, Wan GJ, Zhang HF, Olfson M. Injury among stimulant-treated youth with ADHD. J Atten Disord. 2008;12(1):64-9.
Mojtabai R, Olfson M. National trends in psychotherapy by office-based psychiatrists. Archives of General Psychiatry. 2008;65:962-70.
Olfson M, Marcus SC. A case-control study of antidepressants and attempted suicide during early phase treatment of major depressive episodes. J Clin Psychiatry. 2008;69(3):425-32.
Olfson M, Marcus SC, Druss BG. Effects of Food and Drug Administration warnings on antidepressant use in a national sample. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2008;65(1):94-101.
Olfson M, Marcus SC, Zhang HF, Wan GJ. Stimulant dosing in the community treatment of adult attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. J Clin Psychopharmacol. 2008;28(2):255-7.
Prince JD, Akincigil A, Kalay E, Walkup JT, Hoover DR, Lucas J, Bowblis J, Crystal S. Psychiatric rehospitalization among elderly persons in the United States. Psychiatr Serv. 2008;59(9):1038-45.
Sueoka K, Goulet JL, Fiellin DA, Rimland D, Butt AA, Gibert C, Rodriguez-Barradas MC, Bryant K, Crystal S, Justice AC. Depression Symptoms and Treatment Among HIV Infected and Uninfected Veterans. AIDS Behav. 2008.
Tiwari A, Rajan M, Miller D, Pogach L, Olfson M, Sambamoorthi U. Guideline-consistent antidepressant treatment patterns among veterans with diabetes and major depressive disorder. Psychiatr Serv. 2008;59(10):1139-47.
Vesga-Lopez O, Blanco C, Keyes K, Olfson M, Grant BF, Hasin DS. Psychiatric disorders in pregnant and postpartum women in the United States. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2008;65(7):805-15.
Gerhard T, Zineh I, Winterstein A, Hartzema A. Uncertain economic impact of nesiritide in advanced decompensated heart failure. Pharmacotherapy. 2008;28(1):1e–2e.
Marcus SC, Olfson M. Outpatient antipsychotic treatment and inpatient costs of schizophrenia. Schizophr Bull. Jan 2008;34(1):173-180.
Olfson M, Marcus SC, Druss BG. Effects of Food and Drug Administration warnings on antidepressant use in a national sample. Arch Gen Psychiatry. Jan 2008;65(1):94-101.
Winterstein AG, Gerhard T, Shuster J, Zito J, Johnson M, Liu H, Saidi A. Utilization of pharmacologic treatment in youths with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in Medicaid database. Ann Pharmacother. Jan 2008;42(1):24-31.
Walkup J, Wei W, Sambamoorthi U, Crystal S. Antidepressant treatment and adherence to combination antiretroviral therapy among patients with AIDS and Diagnosed Depression. Psychiatr Q. Mar 2008;79(1):43-53.
Pottick KJ, Bilder S, Vander Stoep A, Warner LA, Alvarez MF. US Patterns of Mental Health Service Utilization for Transition-Age Youth and Young Adults. J Behav Health Serv Res. Oct 2008;35(4):373-89. epub Nov 17 2007.
Akincigil A, Bowblis JR, Levin C, Jan S, Patel M, Crystal S. Long-term adherence to evidence-based secondary prevention therapies after acute myocardial infarction. J Gen Intern Med.  Feb 2008;23(2):115-21, epub Oct 6, 2007.
West JC, Marcus SC, Wilk J, Countis LM, Regier DA, Olfson M. Use of depot antipsychotic medications for medication nonadherence in schizophrenia. Schizophr Bull. Sep 2008;34(5):995-1001. epub Dec 18 2007.
2007
Akincigil A, Bowblis JR, Levin C, Walkup JT, Jan S, Crystal S. Adherence to antidepressant treatment among privately insured patients diagnosed with depression. Med Care. Apr 2007;45(4):363-369.
Blanco C, Patel SR, Liu L, Jiang H, Lewis-Fernández R, Schmidt AB, Liebowitz MR, Olfson M. National trends in ethnic disparities in mental health care. Med Care. Nov 2007;45(11):1012-1019.
Case BG, Olfson M, Marcus SC, Siegel C. Trends in the inpatient mental health treatment of children and adolescents in US community hospitals between 1990 and 2000. Arch Gen Psychiatry. Jan 2007;64(1):89-96.
Crystal S, Akincigil A, Bilder S, Walkup JT. Studying prescription drug use and outcomes with medicaid claims data: strengths, limitations, and strategies. Med Care. Oct 2007;45(10 Supl 2):S58-65.
Druss BG, Wang PS, Sampson NA, Olfson M, Pincus HA, Wells KB, Kessler RC. Understanding mental health treatment in persons without mental diagnoses: results from the National Comorbidity Survey Replication. Arch Gen Psychiatry. Oct 2007;64(10):1196-1203.
Kreyenbuhl J, Marcus SC, West JC, Wilk J, Olfson M. Adding or switching antipsychotic medications in treatment-refractory schizophrenia. Psychiatr Serv. Jul 2007;58(7):983-990.
Levin C, Wei W, Akincigil A, Lucas J, Bilder S, Crystal S. Prevalence and treatment of diagnosed depression among elderly nursing home residents in ohio. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2007;8(9):585-594.
Moreno C, Laje G, Blanco C, Jiang H, Schmidt AB, Olfson M. National trends in the outpatient diagnosis and treatment of bipolar disorder in youth. Arch Gen Psychiatry. Sep 2007;64(9):1032-1039.
Olfson M, Gameroff MJ. Generalized anxiety disorder, somatic pain and health care costs. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. Jul-Aug 2007;29(4):310-316.
Olfson M, Marcus S. Neonatal risks of maternal treatment with mood stabilizers. Arch Gen Psychiatry. Jul 2007;64(7):866-867; author reply 867-868.
Olfson M, Marcus SC, Ascher-Svanum H. Treatment of schizophrenia with long-acting fluphenazine, haloperidol, or risperidone. Schizophr Bull. Nov 2007;33(6):1379-1387.
Olfson M, Marcus SC, Zhang HF, Wan GJ. Continuity in methylphenidate treatment of adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. J Manag Care Pharm. Sep 2007;13(7):570-577.
Olfson M, Shaffer D. SSRI prescriptions and the rate of suicide. Am J Psychiatry. Dec 2007;164(12):1907-1908; author reply 1908-1910.
Prince J, Akincigil A, Bromet E. Incarceration of persons with first admission psychosis. Psychiatric Services. 2007;58(9):1173 -1180.
Sackeim HA, Prudic J, Fuller R, Keilp J, Lavori PW, Olfson M. The cognitive effects of electroconvulsive therapy in community settings. Neuropsychopharmacology. Jan 2007;32(1):244-254.
Sackeim HA, Prudic J, Olfson M. Response to Drs Abrams and Kellner: the cognitive effects of ECT in community settings. J ECT. Jun 2007;23(2):65-67.
Valevski A, Olfson M, Weizman A, Shiloh R. Risk of readmission in compulsorily and voluntarily admitted patients. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol. Nov 2007;42(11):916-922.
Winterstein AG, Gerhard T, Shuster J, Johnson M, Zito JM, Saidi A. Cardiac safety of central nervous system stimulants in children and adolescents with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Pediatrics. Dec 2007;120(6):e1494-1501.
Akincigil A, Bowblis JR, Levin C, Walkup JT, Jan S, Crystal S. Adherence to antidepressant treatment among privately insured patients diagnosed with depression. Med Care. 2007;45(4):363-9.
West JC, Wilk JE, Muszynski IL, Rae DS, Rubio-Stipec M, Alter CL, Narrow WE, Regier DA. Medication access and continuity: the experiences of dual-eligible psychiatric patients during the first 4 months of the Medicare prescription drug benefit. Am J Psychiatry. 2007;164(5):789-96.
2006
Olfson M, Blanco C, Liu L, Moreno C, Laje G: National trends in the outpatient treatment of children and adolescents with antipsychotics.  Archives of General Psychiatry 2006;63:679-685.
Olfson M, Marcus SC, Shaffer D: Antidepressant drug therapy and suicide in severely depressed children and adults: a case-control study. Archives of General Psychiatry 2006;63:865-872.


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