Research Output 1989 2018

  • 2394 Citations
  • 27 h-Index
  • 107 Article
  • 1 Review article
2018

Patterns and correlates of medical cannabis use for pain among patients prescribed long-term opioid therapy

Nugent, S. M., Yarborough, B. J., Smith, N. X., Dobscha, S. K., Deyo, R. A., Green, C. A. & Morasco, B. J. Jan 1 2018 In : General Hospital Psychiatry. 50, p. 104-110 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Medical Marijuana
Opioid Analgesics
Pain
Therapeutics
Nicotine
2017

A qualitative analysis of how online access to mental health notes is changing clinician perceptions of power and the therapeutic relationship

Denneson, L. M., Cromer, R., Williams, H. B., Pisciotta, M. & Dobscha, S. K. 2017 In : Journal of Medical Internet Research. 19, 6, e208

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Mental Health
Therapeutics
Power (Psychology)
Veterans Health
United States Department of Veterans Affairs
2 Citations

A Virtual Hope Box: Randomized controlled trial of a smartphone app for emotional regulation and coping with distress

Bush, N. E., Smolenski, D. J., Denneson, L. M., Williams, H. B., Thomas, E. K. & Dobscha, S. K. Apr 1 2017 In : Psychiatric Services. 68, 4, p. 330-336 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Hope
Randomized Controlled Trials
Smartphone
Therapeutics
Suicidal Ideation

Challenges to teaming for pain in primary care

Giannitrapani, K. F., Ahluwalia, S. C., Day, R. T., Pisciotta, M., Dobscha, S. & Lorenz, K. 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : Healthcare.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Patient-Centered Care
Qualitative Research
Veterans
Chronic Pain
Primary Health Care
1 Citations

Curiosity improves coping efficacy and reduces suicidal ideation severity among military veterans at risk for suicide

Denneson, L. M., Smolenski, D. J., Bush, N. E. & Dobscha, S. K. Mar 1 2017 In : Psychiatry Research. 249, p. 125-131 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Suicidal Ideation
Exploratory Behavior
Veterans
Suicide
Psychological Adaptation

No-show rates when phone appointment reminders are not directly delivered

Teo, A. R., Forsberg, C. W., Marsh, H. E., Saha, S. & Dobscha, S. K. Nov 1 2017 In : Psychiatric Services. 68, 11, p. 1098-1100 3 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Quality Improvement
Appointments and Schedules
Patient Participation
Postal Service
Primary Health Care
3 Citations

Patient outcomes in dose reduction or discontinuation of long-term opioid therapy: A systematic review

Frank, J. W., Lovejoy, T. I., Becker, W. C., Morasco, B. J., Koenig, C. J., Hoffecker, L., Dischinger, H. R., Dobscha, S. K. & Krebs, E. E. Aug 1 2017 In : Annals of Internal Medicine. 167, 3, p. 181-191 11 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewReview article

Opioid Analgesics
Therapeutics
Pain
Quality of Life
Chronic Pain

Posttraumatic stress disorder and correlates of disease activity among veterans with ankylosing spondylitis

Liew, J., Lucas Williams, J., Dobscha, S. & Barton, J. L. Aug 24 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : Rheumatology International. p. 1-5 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Ankylosing Spondylitis
Veterans
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
Pain
Baths
2 Citations

Reasons for discontinuation of long-term opioid therapy in patients with and without substance use disorders

Lovejoy, T. I., Morasco, B. J., Demidenko, M. I., Meath, T. H. A., Frank, J. W. & Dobscha, S. K. 2017 In : Pain. 158, 3, p. 526-534 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Opioid Analgesics
Substance-Related Disorders
Therapeutics
Chronic Pain
Veterans Health

Spirituality, Religion, and Suicidality Among Veterans: A Qualitative Study

Lusk, J., Dobscha, S. K., Kopacz, M., Ritchie, M. F. & Ono, S. Jul 20 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : Archives of Suicide Research. p. 1-16 16 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Spirituality
Religion
Veterans
Suicide
Interviews
1 Citations

Substance Use Disorder Treatment Following Clinician-Initiated Discontinuation of Long-Term Opioid Therapy Resulting from an Aberrant Urine Drug Test

Nugent, S. M., Dobscha, S. K., Morasco, B. J., Demidenko, M. I., Meath, T. H. A., Frank, J. W. & Lovejoy, T. I. Jun 9 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of General Internal Medicine. p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Opioid Analgesics
Substance-Related Disorders
Urine
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Therapeutics

Suicidal ideation and suicidal self-directed violence following clinician-initiated prescription opioid discontinuation among long-term opioid users

Demidenko, M. I., Dobscha, S. K., Morasco, B. J., Meath, T. H. A., Ilgen, M. A. & Lovejoy, T. I. Jul 1 2017 In : General Hospital Psychiatry. 47, p. 29-35 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Suicidal Ideation
Violence
Opioid Analgesics
Prescriptions
Substance-Related Disorders

Trust in mental health clinicians among patients who access clinical notes online

Cromer, R., Denneson, L. M., Pisciotta, M., Williams, H., Woods, S. & Dobscha, S. K. May 1 2017 In : Psychiatric Services. 68, 5, p. 520-523 4 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Mental Health
Delivery of Health Care
Veterans Health
Veterans
Individuality
2016
1 Citations
Veterans
Chronic Pain
Opioid Analgesics
Substance-Related Disorders
Prescriptions
2 Citations

Development and Preliminary Evaluation of an Integrated Cognitive-Behavior Treatment for Chronic Pain and Substance Use Disorder in Patients with the Hepatitis C Virus

Morasco, B. J., Greaves, D. W., Lovejoy, T. I., Turk, D. C., Dobscha, S. K. & Hauser, P. Dec 1 2016 In : Pain medicine (Malden, Mass.). 17, 12, p. 2280-2290 11 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Chronic Pain
Hepacivirus
Substance-Related Disorders
Therapeutics
Cognitive Therapy
2 Citations

Higher Prescription Opioid Dose is Associated With Worse Patient-Reported Pain Outcomes and More Health Care Utilization

Morasco, B. J., Yarborough, B. J., Smith, N. X., Dobscha, S. K., Deyo, R. A., Perrin, N. A. & Green, C. A. Jul 12 2016 (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Pain.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Patient Acceptance of Health Care
Opioid Analgesics
Prescriptions
Pain
Patient Reported Outcome Measures

Pilot study of enhanced social support with automated telephone monitoring after psychiatric hospitalization for depression

Pfeiffer, P. N., Valenstein, M., Ganoczy, D., Henry, J., Dobscha, S. K. & Piette, J. D. Oct 25 2016 (Accepted/In press) In : Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology. p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Telephone
Social Support
Psychiatry
Hospitalization
Depression
1 Citations

Predictors of urine drug testing for patients with chronic pain: Results from a national cohort of U.S. veterans

Morasco, B. J., Peters, D., Krebs, E. E., Kovas, A. E., Hart, K. & Dobscha, S. K. Jan 2 2016 In : Substance Abuse. 37, 1, p. 82-87 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Veterans
Chronic Pain
Odds Ratio
Urine
Pharmaceutical Preparations
5 Citations

Qualitative analysis of US Department of veterans affairs mental health clinician perspectives on patient-centered care

Dobscha, S. K., Cromer, R., Crain, A. & Denneson, L. M. Jun 1 2016 In : International Journal for Quality in Health Care. 28, 3, p. 355-362 8 p., mzw028

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Patient-Centered Care
United States Department of Veterans Affairs
Mental Health
Veterans
Delivery of Health Care
3 Citations

Suicide Risk Documented During Veterans' Last Veterans Affairs Health Care Contacts Prior to Suicide

Denneson, L. M., Kovas, A. E., Britton, P. C., Kaplan, M. S., McFarland, B. H. & Dobscha, S. K. Jun 1 2016 In : Suicide & life-threatening behavior. 46, 3, p. 363-374 12 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Veterans Health
Veterans
Suicide
Delivery of Health Care
Primary Health Care
9 Citations

The musculoskeletal diagnosis cohort: Examining pain and pain care among veterans

Goulet, J. L. , Kerns, R. D. , Bair, M. , Becker, W. C. , Brennan, P. , Burgess, D. J. , Carroll, C. M. , Dobscha, S. , Driscoll, M. A. , Fenton, B. T. , Fraenkel, L. , Haskell, S. G. , Heapy, A. A. , Higgins, D. M. , Hoff, R. A. , Hwang, U. , Justice, A. C. , Piette, J. D. , Sinnott, P. , Wandner, L. & 2 others Womack, J. A. & Brandt, C. A. Jun 8 2016 In : Pain. 157, 8, p. 1696-1703 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Veterans
Pain
Veterans Health
United States Department of Veterans Affairs
Osteoarthritis

Treatment of veterans with mental health symptoms in VA primary care prior to suicide

Denneson, L. M., Williams, H. B., Kaplan, M. S., McFarland, B. H. & Dobscha, S. K. Jan 1 2016 In : General Hospital Psychiatry. 38, p. 65-70 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Veterans
Suicide
Primary Health Care
Mental Health
Therapeutics
6 Citations

VA mental health clinician experiences and attitudes toward OpenNotes

Dobscha, S. K., Denneson, L. M., Jacobson, L. E., Williams, H. B., Cromer, R. & Woods, S. Jan 1 2016 In : General Hospital Psychiatry. 38, p. 89-93 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Veterans
Mental Health
Surveys and Questionnaires
Nurse Clinicians
Attitude to Health
2015
12 Citations

A virtual hope box smartphone app as an accessory to therapy: Proof-of-concept in a clinical sample of veterans

Bush, N. E., Dobscha, S. K., Crumpton, R., Denneson, L. M., Hoffman, J. E., Crain, A., Cromer, R. & Kinn, J. T. Feb 1 2015 In : Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior. 45, 1, p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Hope
Veterans
Therapeutics
Smartphone
Suicide
4 Citations

Collaborative care for pain results in both symptom improvement and sustained reduction of pain and depression

Thielke, S., Corson, K. & Dobscha, S. K. Mar 1 2015 In : General Hospital Psychiatry. 37, 2, p. 139-143 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Depression
Pain
Therapeutics
Musculoskeletal Pain
Veterans
8 Citations

Does mode of contact with different types of social relationships predict depression in older adults? Evidence from a nationally representative survey

Teo, A. R., Choi, H., Andrea, S. B., Valenstein, M., Newsom, J. T., Dobscha, S. K. & Zivin, K. Oct 1 2015 In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 63, 10, p. 2014-2022 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Depression
Surveys and Questionnaires
Postal Service
Telephone
Logistic Models
3 Citations

Military Veterans' Experiences with Suicidal Ideation: Implications for Intervention and Prevention

Denneson, L. M., Teo, A. R., Ganzini, L., Helmer, D. A., Bair, M. J. & Dobscha, S. K. Aug 1 2015 In : Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior. 45, 4, p. 399-414 16 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Suicidal Ideation
Veterans
2003-2011 Iraq War
Afghan Campaign 2001-
Social Adjustment
2 Citations

Pain-related anxiety mediates the relationship between depressive symptoms and pain interference in veterans with hepatitis C

Adams, M. H., Lovejoy, T. I., Turk, D. C., Dobscha, S. K., Hauser, P. & Morasco, B. J. Nov 1 2015 In : General Hospital Psychiatry. 37, 6, p. 533-537 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Veterans
Hepatitis C
Anxiety
Depression
Pain

Predictors of Improvements in Pain Intensity in a National Cohort of Older Veterans With Chronic Pain

Dobscha, S. K., Lovejoy, T. I., Morasco, B. J., Kovas, A. E., Peters, D. M., Hart, K., Williams, J. L. & McFarland, B. H. Dec 31 2015 (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Pain.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Veterans
Chronic Pain
Pain
Opioid Analgesics
Prescriptions
7 Citations
Veterans
Chronic Pain
Outpatients
Pain
Cohort Studies
5 Citations

Treatment changes following aberrant urine drug test results for patients prescribed chronic opioid therapy

Morasco, B. J., Krebs, E. E., Cavanagh, R., Hyde, S., Crain, A. & Dobscha, S. K. Jan 1 2015 In : Journal of Opioid Management. 11, 1, p. 45-51 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Opioid Analgesics
Urine
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Therapeutics
Prescriptions
2014
6 Citations

Associations between prescription opioid use and sleep impairment among veterans with chronic pain

Morasco, B. J., O'Hearn, D., Turk, D. C. & Dobscha, S. K. Nov 1 2014 In : Pain Medicine (United States). 15, 11, p. 1902-1910 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Veterans
Chronic Pain
Opioid Analgesics
Prescriptions
Sleep
4 Citations

Biopsychosocial factors associated with pain in veterans with the hepatitis C virus

Morasco, B. J., Lovejoy, T. I., Turk, D. C., Crain, A., Hauser, P. & Dobscha, S. K. Oct 1 2014 In : Journal of Behavioral Medicine. 37, 5, p. 902-911 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Veterans
Hepacivirus
Pain
Catastrophization
Self Efficacy
11 Citations

Correlates of Suicide Among Veterans Treated in Primary Care: Case–Control Study of a Nationally Representative Sample

Dobscha, S. K., Denneson, L. M., Kovas, A. E., Teo, A., Forsberg, C. W., Kaplan, M. S., Bossarte, R. & McFarland, B. H. 2014 In : Journal of General Internal Medicine. 29, 4, p. 853-860 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Veterans
Suicide
Case-Control Studies
Primary Health Care
Suicidal Ideation
2 Citations

Mental health utilization of new-to-care Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans following suicidal ideation assessment

Denneson, L. M., Corson, K., Helmer, D. A., Bair, M. J. & Dobscha, S. K. Jul 30 2014 In : Psychiatry Research. 217, 3, p. 147-153 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Afghanistan
Iraq
Suicidal Ideation
Veterans
Mental Health
5 Citations

Primary care clinician responses to positive suicidal ideation risk assessments in veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan

Dobscha, S. K., Denneson, L. M., Kovas, A. E., Corson, K., Helmer, D. A. & Bair, M. J. 2014 In : General Hospital Psychiatry. 36, 3, p. 310-317 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Afghanistan
Iraq
Suicidal Ideation
Veterans
Primary Health Care
2013
5 Citations

Brief assessment for suicidal ideation in OEF/OIF veterans with positive depression screens

Dobscha, S. K., Corson, K., Helmer, D. A., Bair, M. J., Denneson, L. M., Brandt, C., Beane, A. & Ganzini, L. May 2013 In : General Hospital Psychiatry. 35, 3, p. 272-278 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

2003-2011 Iraq War
Afghan Campaign 2001-
Suicidal Ideation
Veterans
Depression
12 Citations

Care management practices for chronic pain in veterans prescribed high doses of opioid medications

Morasco, B. J., Cavanagh, R., Gritzner, S. & Dobscha, S. K. Dec 2013 In : Family Practice. 30, 6, p. 671-678 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Practice Management
Veterans
Chronic Pain
Opioid Analgesics
Pain
4 Citations

Clinician Documentation on Receipt of Trauma-Focused Evidence-Based Psychotherapies in a VA PTSD Clinic

Lu, M. W., Plagge, J. M., Marsiglio, M. C. & Dobscha, S. K. 2013 (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Behavioral Health Services and Research. p. 1-17 17 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Veterans
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
Psychotherapy
Documentation
Wounds and Injuries
46 Citations

Correlates of prescription opioid initiation and long-term opioid use in veterans with persistent pain

Dobscha, S. K., Morasco, B. J., Duckart, J. P., MacEy, T. & Deyo, R. A. Feb 2013 In : Clinical Journal of Pain. 29, 2, p. 102-108 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Veterans
Opioid Analgesics
Prescriptions
Pain
Therapeutics
1 Citations

Patterns of care and side effects for patients prescribed methadone for treatment of chronic pain

Macey, T. A., Weimer, M. B., Grimaldi, E. M., Dobscha, S. K. & Morasco, B. J. Sep 2013 In : Journal of Opioid Management. 9, 5, p. 325-333 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Methadone
Chronic Pain
Therapeutics
Morphine
Opioid Analgesics
2 Citations

Prescription Opioids and Benzodiazepines: Moving Beyond "Just Say No"

Dobscha, S. K. Oct 2013 In : Pain Medicine (United States). 14, 10, p. 1447-1449 3 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Benzodiazepines
Opioid Analgesics
Prescriptions
20 Citations

Prescription opioids for back pain and use of medications for erectile dysfunction

Deyo, R. A., Smith, D. H. M., Johnson, E. S., Tillotson, C. J., Donovan, M., Yang, X., Petrik, A., Morasco, B. J. & Dobscha, S. K. May 15 2013 In : Spine. 38, 11, p. 909-915 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Erectile Dysfunction
Back Pain
Opioid Analgesics
Prescriptions
Testosterone
16 Citations

Prevalence and correlates of suicidal ideation among Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom veterans

Corson, K., Denneson, L. M., Bair, M. J., Helmer, D. A., Goulet, J. L. & Dobscha, S. K. Jul 2013 In : Journal of Affective Disorders. 149, 1-3, p. 291-298 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

2003-2011 Iraq War
Afghan Campaign 2001-
Suicidal Ideation
Veterans
Depression
35 Citations

Risk for prescription opioid misuse among patients with a history of substance use disorder

Morasco, B. J., Turk, D. C., Donovan, D. M. & Dobscha, S. K. Jan 1 2013 In : Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 127, 1-3, p. 193-199 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Opioid Analgesics
Substance-Related Disorders
Prescriptions
Pain
Surveys and Questionnaires
14 Citations

Sex differences in the medical care of VA patients with chronic non-cancer pain

Weimer, M. B., Macey, T. A., Nicolaidis, C., Dobscha, S. K., Duckart, J. P. & Morasco, B. J. Dec 2013 In : Pain Medicine (United States). 14, 12, p. 1839-1847 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Veterans
Sex Characteristics
Pain
Therapeutics
Chronic Pain
20 Citations

The relationship between PTSD and chronic pain: Mediating role of coping strategies and depression

Morasco, B. J., Lovejoy, T. I., Lu, M., Turk, D. C., Lewis, L. & Dobscha, S. K. Apr 2013 In : Pain. 154, 4, p. 609-616 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
Chronic Pain
Depression
Pain
Veterans
9 Citations

Treatment of comorbid pain and PTSD in returning veterans: A collaborative approach utilizing behavioral activation

Plagge, J. M., Lu, M. W., Lovejoy, T. I., Karl, A. I. & Dobscha, S. K. Aug 2013 In : Pain Medicine (United States). 14, 8, p. 1164-1172 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Veterans
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
Pain
Therapeutics
Chronic Pain
34 Citations

Trust is the basis for effective suicide risk screening and assessment in veterans

Ganzini, L., Denneson, L. M., Press, N., Bair, M. J., Helmer, D. A., Poat, J. & Dobscha, S. K. Sep 2013 In : Journal of General Internal Medicine. 28, 9, p. 1215-1221 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Veterans
Suicide
Disclosure
Ambulatory Care
Suicidal Ideation
2012
4 Citations

Chronic Pain Treatment and Health Service Utilization of Veterans with Hepatitis C Virus Infection

Lovejoy, T. I., Dobscha, S. K., Cavanagh, R., Turk, D. C. & Morasco, B. J. Nov 2012 In : Pain Medicine (United States). 13, 11, p. 1407-1416 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Veterans
Virus Diseases
Chronic Pain
Hepacivirus
Health Services