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Eric J. Lenze, MD

Professor, Psychiatry

Specialty Areas

Geriatric Psychiatry

Board Certifications

Geriatric Psychiatry
Psychiatry

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

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

Response to Mohler and colleagues.
Gebara MA, Lenze EJ
J Am Geriatr Soc. 2015 Mar; 63(3)624. doi: 10.1111/jgs.13299.

PMID:
    25800929
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Effects of mindfulness based stress reduction therapy on subjective bother and neural connectivity in chronic tinnitus.
Roland LT, Lenze EJ, Hardin FM, Kallogjeri D, Nicklaus J, Wineland AM, Fendell G, Peelle JE, Piccirillo JF
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2015 May; 152(5)919-26. doi: 10.1177/0194599815571556.

PMID:
    25715350
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Ecological momentary assessment of tinnitus using smartphone technology: a pilot study.
Wilson MB, Kallogjeri D, Joplin CN, Gorman MD, Krings JG, Lenze EJ, Nicklaus JE, Spitznagel EE Jr, Piccirillo JF
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2015 May; 152(5)897-903. doi: 10.1177/0194599815569692.

PMID:
    25676150
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A novel treatment for tinnitus and tinnitus-related cognitive difficulties using computer-based cognitive training and D-cycloserine.
Krings JG, Wineland A, Kallogjeri D, Rodebaugh TL, Nicklaus J, Lenze EJ, Piccirillo JF
JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2015 Jan; 141(1)18-26. doi: 10.1001/jamaoto.2014.2669.

PMID:
    25356570
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Safety, tolerability, and clinical effect of low-dose buprenorphine for treatment-resistant depression in midlife and older adults.
Karp JF, Butters MA, Begley AE, Miller MD, Lenze EJ, Blumberger DM, Mulsant BH, Reynolds CF 3rd
J Clin Psychiatry. 2014 Aug; 75(8)e785-93. doi: 10.4088/JCP.13m08725.

PMID:
    25191915
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Short-term affective recovery from hip fracture prospectively predicts depression and physical functioning.
Langer JK, Weisman JS, Rodebaugh TL, Binder EF, Lenze EJ
Health Psychol. 2015 Jan; 34(1)30-9. doi: 10.1037/hea0000111.

PMID:
    25133825
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Depression, antidepressants, and bone health in older adults: a systematic review.
Gebara MA, Shea ML, Lipsey KL, Teitelbaum SL, Civitelli R, Müller DJ, Reynolds CF 3rd, Mulsant BH, Lenze EJ
J Am Geriatr Soc. 2014 Aug; 62(8)1434-41. doi: 10.1111/jgs.12945.

PMID:
    25039259
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Mindfulness-based stress reduction for older adults with worry symptoms and co-occurring cognitive dysfunction.
Lenze EJ, Hickman S, Hershey T, Wendleton L, Ly K, Dixon D, Doré P, Wetherell JL
Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2014 Oct; 29(10)991-1000. doi: 10.1002/gps.4086.

PMID:
    24677282
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Combining d-cycloserine with motor training does not result in improved general motor learning in neurologically intact people or in people with stroke.
Cherry KM, Lenze EJ, Lang CE
J Neurophysiol. 2014 Jun 15; 111(12)2516-24. doi: 10.1152/jn.00882.2013.

PMID:
    24671538
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Antiglucocorticoid therapy for older adults with anxiety and co-occurring cognitive dysfunction: results from a pilot study with mifepristone.
Lenze EJ, Hershey T, Newcomer JW, Karp JF, Blumberger D, Anger J, Doré P, Dixon D
Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2014 Sep; 29(9)962-9. doi: 10.1002/gps.4085.

PMID:
    24633761
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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More than just a pill. How to include psychosocial approaches sin the treatment of anxiety & depressive disorders.
Rosenberg A, Lenze EJ
Mo Med. 2013 Nov-Dec; 110(6)517-23.

PMID:
    24564005
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Validation of the ambivalent and purposeful engagement--trait measure.
Fernandez KC, Langer JK, Rodebaugh TL, Jakatdar TA, Heimberg RG, Lenze EJ
Anxiety Stress Coping. 2014 May; 27(3)317-34. doi: 10.1080/10615806.2013.838228.

PMID:
    24131231
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Genetic variation in the serotonin transporter and HTR1B receptor predicts reduced bone formation during serotonin reuptake inhibitor treatment in older adults.
Garfield LD, Müller DJ, Kennedy JL, Mulsant BH, Reynolds CF 3rd, Teitelbaum SL, Civitelli R, Dixon D, Todorov AA, Lenze EJ
World J Biol Psychiatry. 2014 Jul; 15(5)404-10. doi: 10.3109/15622975.2013.832380.

PMID:
    24074042
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Common selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor side effects in older adults associated with genetic polymorphisms in the serotonin transporter and receptors: data from a randomized controlled trial.
Garfield LD, Dixon D, Nowotny P, Lotrich FE, Pollock BG, Kristjansson SD, Doré PM, Lenze EJ
Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2014 Oct; 22(10)971-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jagp.2013.07.003.

PMID:
    24021217
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Research to reduce the suicide rate among older adults: methodology roadblocks and promising paradigms.
Szanto K, Lenze EJ, Waern M, Duberstein P, Bruce ML, Epstein-Lubow G, Conwell Y
Psychiatr Serv. 2013 Jun; 64(6)586-9. doi: 10.1176/appi.ps.003582012.

PMID:
    23728601
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Antidepressant medication augmented with cognitive-behavioral therapy for generalized anxiety disorder in older adults.
Wetherell JL, Petkus AJ, White KS, Nguyen H, Kornblith S, Andreescu C, Zisook S, Lenze EJ
Am J Psychiatry. 2013 Jul; 170(7)782-9. doi: 10.1176/appi.ajp.2013.12081104.

PMID:
    23680817
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Lessons learned from D-cycloserine: the promise and limits of drug facilitation of exposure therapy.
Rodebaugh TL, Lenze EJ
J Clin Psychiatry. 2013 Apr; 74(4)415-6. doi: 10.4088/JCP.13ac08464.

PMID:
    23656850
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Dynamic prediction of treatment response in late-life depression.
Joel I, Begley AE, Mulsant BH, Lenze EJ, Mazumdar S, Dew MA, Blumberger D, Butters M, Reynolds CF 3rd, IRL GREY Investigative Team
Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2014 Feb; 22(2)167-76. doi: 10.1016/j.jagp.2012.07.002.

PMID:
    23567441
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Anxiety disorders in older adults: looking to DSM5 and beyond...
Bryant C, Mohlman J, Gum A, Stanley M, Beekman AT, Wetherell JL, Thorp SR, Flint AJ, Lenze EJ
Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2013 Sep; 21(9)872-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jagp.2013.01.011.

PMID:
    23567396
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Enhanced medical rehabilitation is feasible in a skilled nursing facility: preliminary data on a novel treatment for older adults with depression.
Lenze EJ, Host HH, Hildebrand M, Morrow-Howell N, Carpenter B, Freedland KE, Baum CM, Binder EF
Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2013 Mar; 21(3)307. doi: 10.1016/j.jagp.2012.11.006.

PMID:
    23395198
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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