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Lesser, Ira M

Title(s)Professor, Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences
Phone(310) 222-3101
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    Ethnicity and the Diagnosis of Affective Illness
    NIH/NIMH R01MH068795Jul 15, 2005 - Jun 30, 2010
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Ethnic Variations in Antidepressant Response
    NIH/NIMH R01MH062421Sep 22, 2001 - Jun 30, 2008
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Lesser IM. Our Most Fundamental Task. Focus (Am Psychiatr Publ). 2017 Oct; 15(4):5s-6s. PMID: 31975886.
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    2. Lesser I. Compassion in the Eye of the Beholder. Am J Psychiatry. 2016 Oct 01; 173(10):958-959. PMID: 27690546.
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    3. Lesser IM. Glue, Grease, and Container: A Simplified Take on Administrative Skills. Acad Psychiatry. 2016 Jun; 40(3):413-4. PMID: 26515083.
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    4. Zhu W, Burgoyne KS, Lesser IM. Presence of antibrain antibodies in obsessive-compulsive disorder secondary to pineal gland germinoma: a case report. Psychosomatics. 2014 Nov-Dec; 55(6):729-34. PMID: 25262037.
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    5. Warden D, Trivedi MH, Carmody T, Toups M, Zisook S, Lesser I, Myers A, Kurian KR, Morris D, Rush AJ. Adherence to antidepressant combinations and monotherapy for major depressive disorder: a CO-MED report of measurement-based care. J Psychiatr Pract. 2014 Mar; 20(2):118-32. PMID: 24638046.
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    6. Trivedi MH, Morris DW, Wisniewski SR, Lesser I, Nierenberg AA, Daly E, Kurian BT, Gaynes BN, Balasubramani GK, Rush AJ. Increase in work productivity of depressed individuals with improvement in depressive symptom severity. Am J Psychiatry. 2013 Jun; 170(6):633-41. PMID: 23558394.
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    7. Poland RE, Lesser IM, Wan YJ, Gertsik L, Yao J, Raffel LJ, Lin KM, Myers HF. Response to citalopram is not associated with SLC6A4 genotype in African-Americans and Caucasians with major depression. Life Sci. 2013 May 30; 92(20-21):967-70. PMID: 23562852.
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    8. Gara MA, Vega WA, Arndt S, Escamilla M, Fleck DE, Lawson WB, Lesser I, Neighbors HW, Wilson DR, Arnold LM, Strakowski SM. Influence of patient race and ethnicity on clinical assessment in patients with affective disorders. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2012 Jun; 69(6):593-600. PMID: 22309972.
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    9. Zisook S, Lesser IM, Lebowitz B, Rush AJ, Kallenberg G, Wisniewski SR, Nierenberg AA, Fava M, Luther JF, Morris DW, Trivedi MH. Effect of antidepressant medication treatment on suicidal ideation and behavior in a randomized trial: an exploratory report from the Combining Medications to Enhance Depression Outcomes Study. J Clin Psychiatry. 2011 Oct; 72(10):1322-32. PMID: 22075098.
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    10. Lesser IM, Zisook S, Gaynes BN, Wisniewski SR, Luther JF, Fava M, Khan A, McGrath P, Warden D, Rush AJ, Trivedi M. Effects of race and ethnicity on depression treatment outcomes: the CO-MED trial. Psychiatr Serv. 2011 Oct; 62(10):1167-79. PMID: 21969643.
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    11. Bobo WV, Chen H, Trivedi MH, Stewart JW, Nierenberg AA, Fava M, Kurian BT, Warden D, Morris DW, Luther JF, Husain MM, Cook IA, Lesser IM, Kornstein SG, Wisniewski SR, Rush AJ, Shelton RC. Randomized comparison of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (escitalopram) monotherapy and antidepressant combination pharmacotherapy for major depressive disorder with melancholic features: a CO-MED report. J Affect Disord. 2011 Oct; 133(3):467-76. PMID: 21601287.
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    12. Rush AJ, Trivedi MH, Stewart JW, Nierenberg AA, Fava M, Kurian BT, Warden D, Morris DW, Luther JF, Husain MM, Cook IA, Shelton RC, Lesser IM, Kornstein SG, Wisniewski SR. Combining medications to enhance depression outcomes (CO-MED): acute and long-term outcomes of a single-blind randomized study. Am J Psychiatry. 2011 Jul; 168(7):689-701. PMID: 21536692.
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    13. Schettino JR, Olmos NT, Myers HF, Joseph NT, Poland RE, Lesser IM. Religiosity and treatment response to antidepressant medication: A prospective multi-site clinical trial. Ment Health Relig Cult. 2011 Jan 01; 14(8):805-818. PMID: 22736954.
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    14. Joseph NT, Myers HF, Schettino JR, Olmos NT, Bingham-Mira C, Lesser IM, Poland RE. Support and undermining in interpersonal relationships are associated with symptom improvement in a trial of antidepressant medication. Psychiatry. 2011; 74(3):240-54. PMID: 21916630.
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    15. Lesser IM, Myers HF, Lin KM, Bingham Mira C, Joseph NT, Olmos NT, Schettino J, Poland RE. Ethnic differences in antidepressant response: a prospective multi-site clinical trial. Depress Anxiety. 2010; 27(1):56-62. PMID: 19960492.
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    16. Stewart JW, McGrath PJ, Fava M, Wisniewski SR, Zisook S, Cook I, Nierenberg AA, Trivedi MH, Balasubramani GK, Warden D, Lesser I, John Rush A. Do atypical features affect outcome in depressed outpatients treated with citalopram? Int J Neuropsychopharmacol. 2010 Feb; 13(1):15-30. PMID: 19341509.
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    17. Warden D, Rush AJ, Wisniewski SR, Lesser IM, Thase ME, Balasubramani GK, Shores-Wilson K, Nierenberg AA, Trivedi MH. Income and attrition in the treatment of depression: a STAR*D report. Depress Anxiety. 2009; 26(7):622-33. PMID: 19582825.
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    18. Lesser I, Rosales A, Zisook S, Gonzalez C, Flores D, Trivedi M, Sciolla A, Luther J, Wisniewski S, Alpert J, Cook I, Rush AJ, Epstein M. Depression outcomes of Spanish- and english-speaking Hispanic outpatients in STAR*D. Psychiatr Serv. 2008 Nov; 59(11):1273-84. PMID: 18971403.
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    19. Leuchter AF, Lesser IM, Trivedi MH, Rush AJ, Morris DW, Warden D, Fava M, Wisniewski SR, Luther JF, Perales M, Gaynes BN, Stewart JW. An open pilot study of the combination of escitalopram and bupropion-SR for outpatients with major depressive disorder. J Psychiatr Pract. 2008 Sep; 14(5):271-80. PMID: 18832958.
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    20. Warden D, Rush AJ, Wisniewski SR, Lesser IM, Kornstein SG, Balasubramani GK, Thase ME, Preskorn SH, Nierenberg AA, Young EA, Shores-Wilson K, Trivedi MH. What predicts attrition in second step medication treatments for depression?: a STAR*D Report. Int J Neuropsychopharmacol. 2009 May; 12(4):459-73. PMID: 18611293.
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    21. Lesser IM, Castro DB, Gaynes BN, Gonzalez J, Rush AJ, Alpert JE, Trivedi M, Luther JF, Wisniewski SR. Ethnicity/race and outcome in the treatment of depression: results from STAR*D. Med Care. 2007 Nov; 45(11):1043-51. PMID: 18049344.
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    22. Zisook S, Lesser I, Stewart JW, Wisniewski SR, Balasubramani GK, Fava M, Gilmer WS, Dresselhaus TR, Thase ME, Nierenberg AA, Trivedi MH, Rush AJ. Effect of age at onset on the course of major depressive disorder. Am J Psychiatry. 2007 Oct; 164(10):1539-46. PMID: 17898345.
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    23. Lesser IM, Leuchter AF, Trivedi MH, Davis LL, Wisniewski SR, Balasubramani GK, Fava M, Rush AJ. Insured and non-insured depressed outpatients: how do they compare? Ann Clin Psychiatry. 2007 Apr-Jun; 19(2):73-82. PMID: 17612846.
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    24. Stone DC, Boone KB, Back-Madruga C, Lesser IM. Has the rolling uterus finally gathered moss? Somatization and malingering of cognitive deficit in six cases of "toxic mold" exposure. Clin Neuropsychol. 2006 Dec; 20(4):766-85. PMID: 16980261.
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    25. Lesser IM, Leuchter AF, Trivedi MH, Davis LL, Wisniewski SR, Balasubramani GK, Petersen T, Stegman D, Rush AJ. Characteristics of insured and noninsured outpatients with depression in STAR(*)D. Psychiatr Serv. 2005 Aug; 56(8):995-1004. PMID: 16088018.
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    26. Myers HF, Lesser I, Rodriguez N, Mira CB, Hwang WC, Camp C, Anderson D, Erickson L, Wohl M. Ethnic differences in clinical presentation of depression in adult women. Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol. 2002 May; 8(2):138-56. PMID: 11987591.
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