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The Global Appraisal of Individual Needs (GAIN)1 is a 1-2 hour standardized biopsychosocial that integrates clinical and research assessment for people presenting to substance abuse treatment. The GAIN - Short Screener (GSS) is 3-5 minute screener to quickly identify those who would have a disorder based on the full 60-120 minute GAIN and triage the problem(More)
OBJECTIVE This prospective study aimed to estimate the prevalence and course of depression during chemotherapy in women with Stage I-III breast cancer, identify potential risk factors for depression and determine which treatments for depression were being used and which were most preferred. METHOD Thirty-two women were followed over consecutive(More)
OBJECTIVE Using prospective data, the authors assessed the risk of alcohol-related problems among individuals with self-reported sleep disturbances because of worry. METHOD As part of the Epidemiologic Catchment Area program, a probability sample of Baltimore residents selected by census tracts and households completed a baseline interview in 1981.(More)
PURPOSE The Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) is widely used in adult populations; however, its usefulness with adolescents has been explored less. This study sought to evaluate the reliability, validity, and factor structure of the Chinese version of HADS in a community sample of adolescents residing in Hong Kong. METHODS A prospective cohort(More)
CONTEXT Despite prior evidence supporting cross-sectional associations of depression and alcohol use disorders, there is relatively little prospective data on the temporal association between depressed mood and maladaptive drinking, particularly across extended intervals. OBJECTIVE To assess the association between depressed mood in childhood and alcohol(More)
As Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems are becoming more prevalent in the U.S. health care domain, the utility of EHR data in translational research and clinical decision-making gains prominence. Leveraging primay· care-based. multi-clinic EHR data, this paper introduces a web-based visualization tool, the Variability Explorer Tool (VET), to assist(More)
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to describe the work and experiences of psychiatrists practicing integrated care in the community. METHODS Consulting psychiatrists working in integrated care participated in an online survey about their experiences, opinions, and advice. Results were analyzed with quantitative and qualitative methods. RESULTS A(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine the prevalence of symptoms of depression and anxiety among patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) who were followed up at the University of Washington Adult CF clinic and to identify sociodemographic and clinical factors associated with symptoms. METHODS A total of 178 adults with CF were asked to complete the Patient Health(More)
OBJECTIVE With the increased implementation of models that integrate behavioral health with other medical care, there is a need for a workforce of integrated care providers, including psychiatrists, who are trained to deliver mental health care in new ways and meet the needs of a primary care population. However, little is known about the educational needs(More)