Dr. Peter Roy-Byrne
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Dr. Peter Roy-Byrne
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Diagnostic overlap of generalized anxiety disorder and major depressive disorder in a primary care sample.
Depress Anxiety., Dec;29(12):1065-71 (2012)
Pharmacological treatment of anxiety disorders: Current treatments and future directions.
J Anxiety Disord., Dec;26(8):833-43 (2012)
Abbreviated PTSD Checklist (PCL) as a guide to clinical response.
Gen Hosp Psychiatry., 34(4):332-8 (2012 Jul-Aug)
Use of complementary and alternative medicine in a large sample of anxiety patients.
Psychosomatics., May;53(3):266-72 (2012)
Training primary care staff to deliver a computer-assisted cognitive-behavioral therapy program for anxiety disorders.
Gen Hosp Psychiatry., 33(4):336-42 (2011 Jul-Aug)
Quality of and patient satisfaction with primary health care for anxiety disorders.
J Clin Psychiatry., Jul;72(7):970-6 (2011)
The use of administrative data as a substitute for individual screening scores in observational studies related to problematic alcohol or drug use.
Drug Alcohol Depend., Sep;111(1-2):89-96 (2010)
Effectiveness of therapeutic massage for generalized anxiety disorder: a randomized controlled trial.
Depress Anxiety., May;27(5):441-50 (2010)
Peer review in early career: just say yes!
J Clin Psychiatry., Nov;70(11):1602-3 (2009)
Predictors of clinical improvement in a randomized effectiveness trial for primary care patients with panic disorder.
J. Nerv. Ment. Dis., Oct;197(10):715-21 (2009)
Low socioeconomic status and mental health care use among respondents with anxiety and depression in the NCS-R.
Psychiatr Serv., Sep;60(9):1190-7 (2009)
Predictors of posttraumatic stress disorder and return to usual major activity in traumatically injured intensive care unit survivors.
Gen Hosp Psychiatry., 31(5):428-35 (2009 Sep-Oct)
Treatment for anxiety disorders: Efficacy to effectiveness to implementation.
Behav Res Ther., Nov;47(11):931-7 (2009)
What would you choose? Sertraline or prolonged exposure in community and PTSD treatment seeking women.
Depress Anxiety., 26(8):724-31 (2009)
Unmet need for mental health and addictions care in urban community health clinics: frontline provider accounts.
Psychiatr Serv., Apr;60(4):505-11 (2009)
Addiction and suicidal behavior in acute psychiatric inpatients.
Compr Psychiatry., 50(2):93-9 (2009 Mar-Apr)
Computer-assisted delivery of cognitive behavioral therapy for anxiety disorders in primary-care settings.
Depress Anxiety., 26(3):235-42 (2009)
Depression and Anxiety. Message from the editor.
Depress Anxiety., 25(9):725 (2008)
Anxiety disorders and comorbid medical illness.
Gen Hosp Psychiatry., 30(3):208-25 (2008 May-Jun)
Gamma-hydroxybutyric acid (GHB) withdrawal: a case report.
J Psychoactive Drugs., Sep;39(3):293-6 (2007)
Relationships among pain, anxiety, and depression in primary care.
Depress Anxiety., 25(7):593-600 (2008)
Methamphetamine users in the psychiatric emergency services: a case-control study.
Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse., 33(5):675-86 (2007)
Design of the Coordinated Anxiety Learning and Management (CALM) study: innovations in collaborative care for anxiety disorders.
Gen Hosp Psychiatry., 29(5):379-87 (2007 Sep-Oct)
Substance-induced suicidal admissions to an acute psychiatric service: characteristics and outcomes.
J Subst Abuse Treat., Jan;34(1):72-9 (2008)
Novel treatment approaches for refractory anxiety disorders.
Depress Anxiety., 25(6):467-76 (2008)
Disclosure of HIV status and sexual orientation independently predicts increased absolute CD4 cell counts over time for psychiatric patients.
Psychosom Med., Jan;69(1):74-80 (2007)
Adherence to treatment among economically disadvantaged patients with panic disorder.
Psychiatr Serv., Dec;57(12):1745-50 (2006)
From bedside to bench: how the epidemiology of clinical practice can inform the secondary prevention of PTSD.
Psychiatr Serv., Dec;57(12):1726-30 (2006)
Lancet., Sep;368(9540):1023-32 (2006)
Is the association between posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms and poor health due to a common familial or genetic factor?
Gen Hosp Psychiatry., 28(5):408-13 (2006 Sep-Oct)
Associations between psychological trauma and physical illness in primary care.
J Trauma Stress., Aug;19(4):461-70 (2006)
Using five questions to screen for five common mental disorders in primary care: diagnostic accuracy of the Anxiety and Depression Detector.
Gen Hosp Psychiatry., 28(2):108-18 (2006 Mar-Apr)
In search of mixed anxiety-depressive disorder: a primary care study.
Depress Anxiety., 23(4):183-9 (2006)
The selective GABA reuptake inhibitor tiagabine for the treatment of generalized anxiety disorder: results of a placebo-controlled study.
J Clin Psychiatry., Nov;66(11):1401-8 (2005)
Correlates of alcohol use among anxious and depressed primary care patients.
Gen Hosp Psychiatry., 28(1):37-42 (2006 Jan-Feb)
Treating minority patients with depression and anxiety: what does the evidence tell us?
Gen Hosp Psychiatry., 28(1):27-36 (2006 Jan-Feb)
Cognitive functions and complaints in HIV-1 individuals treated for depression.
Appl Neuropsychol., 5(2):74-84 (1998)
Functional impact and health utility of anxiety disorders in primary care outpatients.
Med Care., Dec;43(12):1164-70 (2005)
Paroxetine response and tolerability among ethnic minority patients with mood or anxiety disorders: a pooled analysis.
J Clin Psychiatry., Oct;66(10):1228-33 (2005)
Assessment of beliefs about psychotropic medication and psychotherapy: development of a measure for patients with anxiety disorders.
Gen Hosp Psychiatry., 27(5):313-8 (2005 Sep-Oct)
Beliefs about psychotropic medication and psychotherapy among primary care patients with anxiety disorders.
Depress Anxiety., 21(3):99-105 (2005)
Social anxiety in primary care: hidden in plain view?
Gen Hosp Psychiatry., 27(3):155-7 (2005 May-Jun)
The impact of comorbid posttraumatic stress disorder on short-term clinical outcome in hospitalized patients with depression.
Am J Psychiatry., May;162(5):970-6 (2005)
Understanding and treating panic disorder in the primary care setting.
J Clin Psychiatry., 66 Suppl 4:16-22 (2005)
Use of herbal medicine in primary care patients with mood and anxiety disorders.
Psychosomatics., 46(2):117-22 (2005 Mar-Apr)
Discussion: using benzodiazepines in clinical practice.
J Clin Psychiatry., 66 Suppl 2:39-43; quiz 44-5 (2005)
The GABA-benzodiazepine receptor complex: structure, function, and role in anxiety.
J Clin Psychiatry., 66 Suppl 2:14-20 (2005)
A randomized effectiveness trial of cognitive-behavioral therapy and medication for primary care panic disorder.
Arch. Gen. Psychiatry., Mar;62(3):290-8 (2005)
Quality of care for primary care patients with anxiety disorders.
Am J Psychiatry., Dec;161(12):2230-7 (2004)
Geriatric patients improve as much as younger patients from hospitalization on general psychiatric units.
J Am Geriatr Soc., Oct;52(10):1676-80 (2004)
Primary care perspectives on generalized anxiety disorder.
J Clin Psychiatry., 65 Suppl 13:20-6 (2004)
Risk factors and outcome in ambulatory assault victims presenting to the acute emergency department setting: implications for secondary prevention studies in PTSD.
Depress Anxiety., 19(2):77-84 (2004)
Depression: therapy or medication? Therapy and antidepressants may affect the brain differently, but both are effective.
Health News., Mar;10(3):14-5 (2004)
Unemployment and emergency room visits predict poor treatment outcome in primary care panic disorder.
J Clin Psychiatry., Apr;64(4):383-9 (2003)
Panic disorder in public sector primary care: clinical characteristics and illness severity compared with "mainstream" primary care panic disorder.
Depress Anxiety., 17(2):51-7 (2003)
The effect of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor treatment of panic disorder on emergency room and laboratory resource utilization.
J Clin Psychiatry., Sep;62(9):678-82 (2001)
A randomized effectiveness trial of collaborative care for patients with panic disorder in primary care.
Arch. Gen. Psychiatry., Sep;58(9):869-76 (2001)
Lifetime panic-depression comorbidity in the National Comorbidity Survey. Association with symptoms, impairment, course and help-seeking.
Br J Psychiatry., Mar;176:229-35 (2000)
Psychiatric diagnoses among self-referred dental injection phobics.
J Anxiety Disord., 14(3):299-312 (2000 May-Jun)
Mirtazapine for depression in patients with human immunodeficiency virus.
J Clin Psychopharmacol., Apr;20(2):265-7 (2000)
Interrater agreement among psychiatrists regarding emergency psychiatric assessments.
Am J Psychiatry., Nov;156(11):1840-1 (1999)
Relationship between a GABAA alpha 6 Pro385Ser substitution and benzodiazepine sensitivity.
Am J Psychiatry., Sep;156(9):1447-9 (1999)
Panic disorder in the primary care setting: comorbidity, disability, service utilization, and treatment.
J Clin Psychiatry., Jul;60(7):492-9; quiz 500 (1999)
Development of a brief diagnostic screen for panic disorder in primary care.
Psychosom Med., 61(3):359-64 (1999 May-Jun)
Search for pathophysiology of panic disorder.
Lancet., Nov;352(9141):1646-7 (1998)
Does ketamine-mediated N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor antagonism cause schizophrenia-like oculomotor abnormalities?
Neuropsychopharmacology., Nov;19(5):434-44 (1998)
Predictors and outcome of discharge against medical advice from the psychiatric units of a general hospital.
Psychiatr Serv., Sep;49(9):1187-92 (1998)
Randomized, placebo-controlled trial of paroxetine versus imipramine in depressed HIV-positive outpatients.
Am J Psychiatry., Mar;155(3):367-72 (1998)
Determinants of pharmacologic treatment failure in panic disorder.
J Clin Psychiatry., Dec;58(12):555-61; quiz 562-3 (1997)
Psychedelic effects of ketamine in healthy volunteers: relationship to steady-state plasma concentrations.
Anesthesiology., Jan;88(1):82-8 (1998)
Determinants of suicidal ideation: the role of substance use disorders.
J Clin Psychiatry., Nov;58(11):510-5; quiz 516-7 (1997)
Rapid cycling bipolar affective disorder: lack of relation to hypothyroidism.
Psychiatry Res., Aug;72(1):1-7 (1997)
Generalized anxiety disorder in primary care: the precursor/modifier pathway to increased health care utilization.
J Clin Psychiatry., 58 Suppl 3:34-8; discussion 39-40 (1997)
A profile of medically serious suicide attempts.
J Clin Psychiatry., Dec;57(12):567-71 (1996)
Effect of benzodiazepines on plasma levels of homovanillic acid in anxious patients and control subjects.
Psychiatry Res., Nov;65(1):53-9 (1996)
Effect of CI-988, a cholecystokinin-B receptor antagonist, on lactate-induced panic.
Biol. Psychiatry., Sep;40(6):550-2 (1996)
Tridimensional personality traits in sons of alcoholic and nonalcoholic fathers.
Alcohol. Clin. Exp. Res., May;20(3):445-8 (1996)
Effect of diazepam on plasma gamma-aminobutyric acid in sons of alcoholic fathers.
Alcohol. Clin. Exp. Res., Apr;20(2):343-7 (1996)
Long-term course and outcome in panic disorder: a naturalistic follow-up study.
Anxiety., 2(1):13-21 (1996)
Generalized anxiety and mixed anxiety-depression: association with disability and health care utilization.
J Clin Psychiatry., 57 Suppl 7:86-91 (1996)
The effects of substance use disorder on the clinical presentation of anxiety and depression in an outpatient psychiatric clinic.
J Clin Psychiatry., Dec;56(12):549-55 (1995)
Effect of muscimol on haloperidol-induced alteration of neurotensin gene expression in the striatum and nucleus accumbens in the rat.
Brain Res., Sep;691(1-2):9-17 (1995)
Benzodiazepine sensitivity in panic disorder: effects of chronic alprazolam treatment.
Neuropsychopharmacology., Apr;12(2):147-57 (1995)
Effects of diphenhydramine on human eye movements.
Psychopharmacology (Berl.)., Apr;118(3):280-6 (1995)
Eye movement effects of diazepam in sons of alcoholic fathers and male control subjects.
Alcohol. Clin. Exp. Res., Apr;18(2):324-32 (1994)
Course and outcome in panic disorder: a review of recent follow-up studies.
Anxiety., 1(4):151-60 (1994-1995)
Histories of sexual victimization in patients with irritable bowel syndrome or inflammatory bowel disease.
Am J Psychiatry., Oct;150(10):1502-6 (1993)
Personality and benzodiazepine sensitivity in anxious patients and control subjects.
Psychiatry Res., May;47(2):151-62 (1993)
Thyroid function in women with premenstrual syndrome.
J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab., Mar;76(3):671-4 (1993)
DSM-III-R personality disorders in a mood and anxiety disorders clinic: prevalence, comorbidity, and clinical correlates.
J Affect Disord., Feb;27(2):71-9 (1993)
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