Ira M Lesser

Title(s)Professor, Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences
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    Ethnicity and the Diagnosis of Affective Illness
    NIH R01MH068795Jul 15, 2005 - Jun 30, 2010
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Ethnic Variations in Antidepressant Response
    NIH R01MH062421Sep 22, 2001 - Jun 30, 2008
    Role: Principal Investigator
    NIH R01MH043960Mar 1, 1991 - Feb 28, 1995
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Our Most Fundamental Task. Focus (Am Psychiatr Publ). 2017 Oct; 15(4):5s-6s. Lesser IM. PMID: 31975886; PMCID: PMC6519536.
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    2. Compassion in the Eye of the Beholder. Am J Psychiatry. 2016 Oct 01; 173(10):958-959. Lesser I. PMID: 27690546.
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    3. Glue, Grease, and Container: A Simplified Take on Administrative Skills. Acad Psychiatry. 2016 Jun; 40(3):413-4. Lesser IM. PMID: 26515083.
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    4. Presence of antibrain antibodies in obsessive-compulsive disorder secondary to pineal gland germinoma: a case report. Psychosomatics. 2014 Nov-Dec; 55(6):729-34. Zhu W, Burgoyne KS, Lesser IM. PMID: 25262037.
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    5. 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. Warden D, Trivedi MH, Carmody T, Toups M, Zisook S, Lesser I, Myers A, Kurian KR, Morris D, Rush AJ. PMID: 24638046.
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    6. Increase in work productivity of depressed individuals with improvement in depressive symptom severity. Am J Psychiatry. 2013 Jun; 170(6):633-41. Trivedi MH, Morris DW, Wisniewski SR, Lesser I, Nierenberg AA, Daly E, Kurian BT, Gaynes BN, Balasubramani GK, Rush AJ. PMID: 23558394.
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    7. 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. Poland RE, Lesser IM, Wan YJ, Gertsik L, Yao J, Raffel LJ, Lin KM, Myers HF. PMID: 23562852; PMCID: PMC3786570.
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    8. Influence of patient race and ethnicity on clinical assessment in patients with affective disorders. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2012 Jun; 69(6):593-600. Gara MA, Vega WA, Arndt S, Escamilla M, Fleck DE, Lawson WB, Lesser I, Neighbors HW, Wilson DR, Arnold LM, Strakowski SM. PMID: 22309972.
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    9. 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. Zisook S, Lesser IM, Lebowitz B, Rush AJ, Kallenberg G, Wisniewski SR, Nierenberg AA, Fava M, Luther JF, Morris DW, Trivedi MH. PMID: 22075098.
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    10. Effects of race and ethnicity on depression treatment outcomes: the CO-MED trial. Psychiatr Serv. 2011 Oct; 62(10):1167-79. Lesser IM, Zisook S, Gaynes BN, Wisniewski SR, Luther JF, Fava M, Khan A, McGrath P, Warden D, Rush AJ, Trivedi M. PMID: 21969643.
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    11. 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. 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. PMID: 21601287; PMCID: PMC10177662.
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    12. 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. 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. PMID: 21536692.
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    13. Religiosity and treatment response to antidepressant medication: A prospective multi-site clinical trial. Ment Health Relig Cult. 2011 Jan 01; 14(8):805-818. Schettino JR, Olmos NT, Myers HF, Joseph NT, Poland RE, Lesser IM. PMID: 22736954; PMCID: PMC3380371.
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    14. Support and undermining in interpersonal relationships are associated with symptom improvement in a trial of antidepressant medication. Psychiatry. 2011; 74(3):240-54. Joseph NT, Myers HF, Schettino JR, Olmos NT, Bingham-Mira C, Lesser IM, Poland RE. PMID: 21916630; PMCID: PMC3374597.
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    15. Ethnic differences in antidepressant response: a prospective multi-site clinical trial. Depress Anxiety. 2010; 27(1):56-62. Lesser IM, Myers HF, Lin KM, Bingham Mira C, Joseph NT, Olmos NT, Schettino J, Poland RE. PMID: 19960492; PMCID: PMC3113513.
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    16. Inconsistencies in diagnosis and symptoms among bilingual and English-speaking Latinos and Euro-Americans. Psychiatr Serv. 2009 Oct; 60(10):1379-82. Díaz E, Miskemen T, Vega WA, Gara M, Wilson DR, Lesser I, Escamilla M, Neighbors HW, Arndt S, Strakowski S. PMID: 19797380.
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    17. Identifying risk for attrition during treatment for depression. Psychother Psychosom. 2009; 78(6):372-9. Warden D, Trivedi MH, Wisniewski SR, Lesser IM, Mitchell J, Balasubramani GK, Fava M, Shores-Wilson K, Stegman D, Rush AJ. PMID: 19738403; PMCID: PMC2820313.
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    18. Do atypical features affect outcome in depressed outpatients treated with citalopram? Int J Neuropsychopharmacol. 2010 Feb; 13(1):15-30. 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. PMID: 19341509.
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    19. Income and attrition in the treatment of depression: a STAR*D report. Depress Anxiety. 2009; 26(7):622-33. Warden D, Rush AJ, Wisniewski SR, Lesser IM, Thase ME, Balasubramani GK, Shores-Wilson K, Nierenberg AA, Trivedi MH. PMID: 19582825.
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    20. Depression outcomes of Spanish- and english-speaking Hispanic outpatients in STAR*D. Psychiatr Serv. 2008 Nov; 59(11):1273-84. 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. PMID: 18971403.
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    21. 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. Leuchter AF, Lesser IM, Trivedi MH, Rush AJ, Morris DW, Warden D, Fava M, Wisniewski SR, Luther JF, Perales M, Gaynes BN, Stewart JW. PMID: 18832958; PMCID: PMC2778329.
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    22. What predicts attrition in second step medication treatments for depression?: a STAR*D Report. Int J Neuropsychopharmacol. 2009 May; 12(4):459-73. 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. PMID: 18611293; PMCID: PMC5885751.
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    23. Ethnicity/race and outcome in the treatment of depression: results from STAR*D. Med Care. 2007 Nov; 45(11):1043-51. Lesser IM, Castro DB, Gaynes BN, Gonzalez J, Rush AJ, Alpert JE, Trivedi M, Luther JF, Wisniewski SR. PMID: 18049344.
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    24. Effect of age at onset on the course of major depressive disorder. Am J Psychiatry. 2007 Oct; 164(10):1539-46. Zisook S, Lesser I, Stewart JW, Wisniewski SR, Balasubramani GK, Fava M, Gilmer WS, Dresselhaus TR, Thase ME, Nierenberg AA, Trivedi MH, Rush AJ. PMID: 17898345.
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    25. Insured and non-insured depressed outpatients: how do they compare? Ann Clin Psychiatry. 2007 Apr-Jun; 19(2):73-82. Lesser IM, Leuchter AF, Trivedi MH, Davis LL, Wisniewski SR, Balasubramani GK, Fava M, Rush AJ. PMID: 17612846.
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    26. 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. Stone DC, Boone KB, Back-Madruga C, Lesser IM. PMID: 16980261.
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    27. Characteristics of insured and noninsured outpatients with depression in STAR(*)D. Psychiatr Serv. 2005 Aug; 56(8):995-1004. Lesser IM, Leuchter AF, Trivedi MH, Davis LL, Wisniewski SR, Balasubramani GK, Petersen T, Stegman D, Rush AJ. PMID: 16088018.
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    28. Effects of cigarette smoking history on cognitive functioning in healthy older adults. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2004 Jul-Aug; 12(4):404-11. Razani J, Boone K, Lesser I, Weiss D. PMID: 15249278.
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    29. Apathy and cognitive performance in older adults with depression. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2003 Jun; 18(6):479-85. Feil D, Razani J, Boone K, Lesser I. PMID: 12789667.
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    30. Ethnic differences in clinical presentation of depression in adult women. Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol. 2002 May; 8(2):138-56. Myers HF, Lesser I, Rodriguez N, Mira CB, Hwang WC, Camp C, Anderson D, Erickson L, Wohl M. PMID: 11987591.
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