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OBJECTIVE Despite the progressive increase in the number of antidepressants, many patients with major depressive disorder continue to be symptomatic. Clearly, there is an urgent need to develop better tolerated and more effective treatments for this disorder. The use of S-adenosyl methionine (SAMe), a naturally occurring molecule that serves as a methyl(More)
OBJECTIVES We examined the feasibility and effectiveness of using culturally sensitive collaborative treatment (CSCT) to improve recognition, engagement, and treatment of depressed Chinese Americans in primary care. METHODS Chinese American patients in a primary care setting (n = 4228) were screened for depression. The primary study outcome was treatment(More)
The association between heavy alcohol consumption and risky behaviors has been amply investigated among college students. However, less is known with regard to types of drinking behaviors associated with high-risk activities. The present study extends this area of research by examining the relationship between compulsive drinking and hazardous behaviors in(More)
OBJECTIVE We test the hypothesis that racial or ethnic differences exist in relapse rates to fluoxetine discontinuation in major depressive disorder (MDD). METHOD Data are from a prospective study examining the relapse rates secondary to fluoxetine discontinuation in MDD. Subjects in the discontinuation phase consisted of 255 adults aged 18 to 65: 214(More)
INTRODUCTION Rituximab (RTX) therapy of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) exhibits enhanced effectiveness in seropositive patients. Using patient sera, we tested if this improved efficacy was associated with enhanced RTX mediated complement-dependent cytotoxicity (RTX-CDC). METHODS We developed an in vitro assay for RTX-CDC using patient sera and the Daudi human(More)
BACKGROUND/AIMS Suicide is one of the leading causes of death in college students and is often associated with depression. The aim of this study was to assess the rates of suicidal ideation (SI) on college campuses and to identify its correlates. METHODS On-campus depression screening sessions were conducted at 3 universities (n = 898; 55% female; mean(More)
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