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Eric J. Lenze, MD

Professor, Psychiatry

Specialty Areas

Geriatric Psychiatry

Board Certifications

Geriatric Psychiatry
Psychiatry

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Treating persons aged 60 years and older with emotional problems including anxiety disorders and depression.

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Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

1 Barnes-Jewish Hospital Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: Suite 15340
Office Phone: 314-286-1700
Fax: 314-362-7017

Education

Education

Clinical Fellowship: Geriatric Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 1999
B.A.: Biology and Philosophy, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri 1990
M.D.: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 1994
Residency: Psychiatry, Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 1998
Research Fellowship: Intervention Research Center for Late-Life Mood Disorders, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 2001

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Cognitive Training for Older Adults: What Works?
Lenze EJ, Bowie CR
J Am Geriatr Soc. 2018 Jan 18; doi: 10.1111/jgs.15230.

PMID:
    29345742
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Achieving Milestones as a Prerequisite for Proceeding With a Clinical Trial.
Mickle AM, Maybrier HR, Winter AC, McKinnon SL, Torres BA, Lin N, Lenze EJ, Stark S, Muench MR, Jacobsohn E, Inouye SK, Avidan MS, Wildes TS, ENGAGES research group.
Anesth Analg. 2017 Dec 11; doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000002680.

PMID:
    29239943
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Effect of Metabolic Syndrome on Late-Life Depression: Associations with Disease Severity and Treatment Resistance.
Mulvahill JS, Nicol GE, Dixon D, Lenze EJ, Karp JF, Reynolds CF 3rd, Blumberger DM, Mulsant BH
J Am Geriatr Soc. 2017 Dec; 65(12)2651-2658. doi: 10.1111/jgs.15129.

PMID:
    29235659
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Childhood Trauma Is Associated With Poorer Cognitive Performance in Older Adults.
Petkus AJ, Lenze EJ, Butters MA, Twamley EW, Wetherell JL
J Clin Psychiatry. 2017 Dec 5; 79(1)pii: 16m11021. doi: 10.4088/JCP.16m11021.

PMID:
    29228518
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Fear of food prospectively predicts drive for thinness in an eating disorder sample recently discharged from intensive treatment.
Levinson CA, Brosof LC, Ma J, Fewell L, Lenze EJ
Eat Behav. 2017 Dec; 2745-51. doi: 10.1016/j.eatbeh.2017.11.004.

PMID:
    29145095
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Effects of Cable News Watching on Older Adults' Physiological and Self-Reported Stress and Cognitive Function.
Deal C, Bogdan R, Miller JP, Rodebaugh T, Caburnay C, Yingling M, Hershey T, Schweiger J, Lenze EJ
Int J Aging Hum Dev. 2017 Jan 1; 91415017729684. doi: 10.1177/0091415017729684.

PMID:
    29139320
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Depression and Functional Impairment: A Pernicious Pairing in Older Adults.
Lenze EJ, Barco PP, Bland MD
Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2018 Jan; 26(1)73-74. doi: 10.1016/j.jagp.2017.09.028.

PMID:
    29107459
    [PubMed - in process]
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The role of late life depressive symptoms on the trajectories of insomnia symptoms during antidepressant treatment.
Gebara MA, Kasckow J, Smagula SF, DiNapoli EA, Karp JF, Lenze EJ, Mulsant BH, Reynolds CF 3rd
J Psychiatr Res. 2018 Jan; 96162-166. doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychires.2017.10.013.

PMID:
    29069615
    [PubMed - in process]
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Specific depressive symptoms predict remission to aripiprazole augmentation in late-life treatment resistant depression.
Gebara MA, DiNapoli EA, Kasckow J, Karp JF, Blumberger DM, Lenze EJ, Mulsant BH, Reynolds CF 3rd
Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2018 Feb; 33(2)e330-e335. doi: 10.1002/gps.4813.

PMID:
    28975710
    [PubMed - in process]
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Alternative Facts? Antidepressants and Falls in Older Adults.
Lenze EJ, Stark S, Avidan MS
Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2017 Dec; 25(12)1337-1338. doi: 10.1016/j.jagp.2017.07.017.

PMID:
    28947167
    [PubMed - in process]
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Potentially Inappropriate Medications and the Time to Full Functional Recovery After Hip Fracture.
Iaboni A, Rawson K, Burkett C, Lenze EJ, Flint AJ
Drugs Aging. 2017 Sep; 34(9)723-728. doi: 10.1007/s40266-017-0482-6.

PMID:
    28776209
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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for Older Adults With Stress Disorders and Neurocognitive Difficulties: A Randomized Controlled Trial.
Wetherell JL, Hershey T, Hickman S, Tate SR, Dixon D, Bower ES, Lenze EJ
J Clin Psychiatry. 2017 Jul; 78(7)e734-e743. doi: 10.4088/JCP.16m10947.

PMID:
    28686822
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Plasma REST: a novel candidate biomarker of Alzheimer's disease is modified by psychological intervention in an at-risk population.
Ashton NJ, Hye A, Leckey CA, Jones AR, Gardner A, Elliott C, Wetherell JL, Lenze EJ, Killick R, Marchant NL
Transl Psychiatry. 2017 Jun 6; 7(6)e1148. doi: 10.1038/tp.2017.113.

PMID:
    28585932
    [PubMed - in process]
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Intraoperative ketamine for prevention of postoperative delirium or pain after major surgery in older adults: an international, multicentre, double-blind, randomised clinical trial.
Avidan MS, Maybrier HR, Abdallah AB, Jacobsohn E, Vlisides PE, Pryor KO, Veselis RA, Grocott HP, Emmert DA, Rogers EM, Downey RJ, Yulico H, Noh GJ, Lee YH, Waszynski CM, Arya VK, Pagel PS, Hudetz JA, Muench MR, Fritz BA, Waberski W, Inouye SK, Mashour GA, PODCAST Research Group.
Lancet. 2017 Jul 15; 390(10091)267-275. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(17)31467-8.

PMID:
    28576285
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Bone Turnover with Venlafaxine Treatment in Older Adults with Depression.
Rawson KS, Dixon D, Civitelli R, Peterson TR, Mulsant BH, Reynolds CF 3rd, Lenze EJ
J Am Geriatr Soc. 2017 Sep; 65(9)2057-2063. doi: 10.1111/jgs.14936.

PMID:
    28555718
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Predictors of Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms and Association with Fear of Falling After Hip Fracture.
Kornfield SL, Lenze EJ, Rawson KS
J Am Geriatr Soc. 2017 Jun; 65(6)1251-1257. doi: 10.1111/jgs.14771.

PMID:
    28240778
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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D-Cycloserine Augmentation of Exposure-Based Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Anxiety, Obsessive-Compulsive, and Posttraumatic Stress Disorders: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Individual Participant Data.
Mataix-Cols D, Fernández de la Cruz L, Monzani B, Rosenfield D, Andersson E, Pérez-Vigil A, Frumento P, de Kleine RA, Difede J, Dunlop BW, Farrell LJ, Geller D, Gerardi M, Guastella AJ, Hofmann SG, Hendriks GJ, Kushner MG, Lee FS, Lenze EJ, Levinson CA, McConnell H, Otto MW, Plag J, Pollack MH, Ressler KJ, Rodebaugh TL, Rothbaum BO, Scheeringa MS, Siewert-Siegmund A, Smits JAJ, Storch EA, Ströhle A, Tart CD, Tolin DF, van Minnen A, Waters AM, Weems CF, Wilhelm S, Wyka K, Davis M, Rück C, and the DCS Anxiety Consortium., Altemus M, Anderson P, Cukor J, Finck C, Geffken GR, Golfels F, Goodman WK, Gutner C, Heyman I, Jovanovic T, Lewin AB, McNamara JP, Murphy TK, Norrholm S, Thuras P
JAMA Psychiatry. 2017 May 1; 74(5)501-510. doi: 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2016.3955.

PMID:
    28122091
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Norepinephrine Transporter Gene Variants and Remission From Depression With Venlafaxine Treatment in Older Adults.
Marshe VS, Maciukiewicz M, Rej S, Tiwari AK, Sibille E, Blumberger DM, Karp JF, Lenze EJ, Reynolds CF 3rd, Kennedy JL, Mulsant BH, Müller DJ
Am J Psychiatry. 2017 May 1; 174(5)468-475. doi: 10.1176/appi.ajp.2016.16050617.

PMID:
    28068779
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Enhanced Medical Rehabilitation: Effectiveness of a clinical training model.
Bland MD, Birkenmeier RL, Barco P, Lenard E, Lang CE, Lenze EJ
NeuroRehabilitation. 2016 Oct 14; 39(4)481-498.

PMID:
    27689608
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Fear of Falling after Hip Fracture: Prevalence, Course, and Relationship with One-Year Functional Recovery.
Bower ES, Wetherell JL, Petkus AJ, Rawson KS, Lenze EJ
Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2016 Dec; 24(12)1228-1236. doi: 10.1016/j.jagp.2016.08.006.

PMID:
    27726939
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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