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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

Gray matter regions statistically mediating the cross-sectional association of eotaxin and set-shifting among older adults with major depressive disorder.
Smagula SF, Karim HT, Lenze EJ, Butters MA, Wu GF, Mulsant BH, Reynolds CF 3rd, Aizenstein HJ
Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2016 Sep 19; doi: 10.1002/gps.4585.

PMID:
    27645461
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Self-reported obstructive sleep apnea is associated with nonresponse to antidepressant pharmacotherapy in late-life depression.
Waterman L, Stahl ST, Buysse DJ, Lenze EJ, Blumberger D, Mulsant B, Butters M, Gebara MA, Reynolds CF 3rd, Karp JF
Depress Anxiety. 2016 Sep 16; doi: 10.1002/da.22555.

PMID:
    27636232
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Older Adults' Perspectives on Clinical Research: A Focus Group and Survey Study.
Lenze EJ, Ramsey A, Brown PJ, Reynolds CF 3rd, Mulsant BH, Lavretsky H, Roose SP
Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2016 Oct; 24(10)893-902. doi: 10.1016/j.jagp.2016.07.022.

PMID:
    27591916
    [PubMed - in process]
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Consequences of Anxiety in Aging and Cognitive Decline.
Lenze EJ, Butters MA
Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2016 Oct; 24(10)843-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jagp.2016.07.006.

PMID:
    27591156
    [PubMed - in process]
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Impact of Prior Treatment on Remission of Late-Life Depression with Venlafaxine and Subsequent Aripiprazole or Placebo Augmentation.
Hsu JH, Mulsant BH, Lenze EJ, Karp JF, Lavretsky H, Roose SP, Reynolds CF 3rd, Blumberger DM
Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2016 Oct; 24(10)918-22. doi: 10.1016/j.jagp.2016.04.015.

PMID:
    27538352
    [PubMed - in process]
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Combining moderators to identify clinical profiles of patients who will, and will not, benefit from aripiprazole augmentation for treatment resistant late-life major depressive disorder.
Smagula SF, Wallace ML, Anderson SJ, Karp JF, Lenze EJ, Mulsant BH, Butters MA, Blumberger DM, Diniz BS, Lotrich FE, Dew MA, Reynolds CF 3rd
J Psychiatr Res. 2016 Oct; 81112-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychires.2016.07.005.

PMID:
    27438687
    [PubMed - in process]
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Behavioral Weight Loss Treatment in Antipsychotic Treated Youth.
Nicol GE, Kolko RP, Mills M, Gunnarsdottir T, Yingling MD, Schweiger JA, Lenze EJ, Newcomer JW, Wilfley D
Scand J Child Adolesc Psychiatr Psychol. 2016 May; 4(2)96-104.

PMID:
    27347489
    [PubMed]
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Unreliability as a threat to understanding psychopathology: The cautionary tale of attentional bias.
Rodebaugh TL, Scullin RB, Langer JK, Dixon DJ, Huppert JD, Bernstein A, Zvielli A, Lenze EJ
J Abnorm Psychol. 2016 Aug; 125(6)840-51. doi: 10.1037/abn0000184.

PMID:
    27322741
    [PubMed - in process]
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Protocol for the Electroencephalography Guidance of Anesthesia to Alleviate Geriatric Syndromes (ENGAGES) study: a pragmatic, randomised clinical trial.
Wildes TS, Winter AC, Maybrier HR, Mickle AM, Lenze EJ, Stark S, Lin N, Inouye SK, Schmitt EM, McKinnon SL, Muench MR, Murphy MR, Upadhyayula RT, Fritz BA, Escallier KE, Apakama GP, Emmert DA, Graetz TJ, Stevens TW, Palanca BJ, Hueneke RL, Melby S, Torres B, Leung J, Jacobsohn E, Avidan MS
BMJ Open. 2016 Jun 15; 6(6)e011505. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-011505.

PMID:
    27311914
    [PubMed - in process]
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Immunological biomarkers associated with brain structure and executive function in late-life depression: exploratory pilot study.
Smagula SF, Lotrich FE, Aizenstein HJ, Diniz BS, Krystek J, Wu GF, Mulsant BH, Butters MA, Reynolds CF 3rd, Lenze EJ
Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2016 Jun 10; doi: 10.1002/gps.4512.

PMID:
    27282141
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Treatment Emergent Suicidal Ideation in depressed older adults.
Cristancho P, O'Connor B, Lenze EJ, Blumberger DM, Reynolds CF 3rd, Dixon D, Mulsant BH
Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2016 May 9; doi: 10.1002/gps.4498.

PMID:
    27162147
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Use of the Temperament and Character Inventory to Predict Response to Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for Major Depression.
Siddiqi SH, Chockalingam R, Cloninger CR, Lenze EJ, Cristancho P
J Psychiatr Pract. 2016 May; 22(3)193-202. doi: 10.1097/PRA.0000000000000150.

PMID:
    27123799
    [PubMed - in process]
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Clarifying the Behavioral Economics of Social Anxiety Disorder: Effects of Interpersonal Problems and Symptom Severity on Generosity.
Rodebaugh TL, Heimberg RG, Taylor KP, Lenze EJ
Clin Psychol Sci. 2016 Jan; 4(1)107-121.

PMID:
    27034911
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Trajectories of depressive symptoms after hip fracture.
Cristancho P, Lenze EJ, Avidan MS, Rawson KS
Psychol Med. 2016 May; 46(7)1413-25. doi: 10.1017/S0033291715002974.

PMID:
    27032698
    [PubMed - in process]
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Predictors and Moderators of Remission With Aripiprazole Augmentation in Treatment-Resistant Late-Life Depression: An Analysis of the IRL-GRey Randomized Clinical Trial.
Kaneriya SH, Robbins-Welty GA, Smagula SF, Karp JF, Butters MA, Lenze EJ, Mulsant BH, Blumberger D, Anderson SJ, Dew MA, Lotrich F, Aizenstein HJ, Diniz BS, Reynolds CF 3rd
JAMA Psychiatry. 2016 Apr; 73(4)329-36. doi: 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2015.3447.

PMID:
    26963689
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Ninety-six hour ketamine infusion with co-administered clonidine for treatment-resistant depression: A pilot randomised controlled trial.
Lenze EJ, Farber NB, Kharasch E, Schweiger J, Yingling M, Olney J, Newcomer JW
World J Biol Psychiatry. 2016 Apr; 17(3)230-8. doi: 10.3109/15622975.2016.1142607.

PMID:
    26919405
    [PubMed - in process]
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Cognitive-behavioral therapy augmentation of SSRI reduces cortisol levels in older adults with generalized anxiety disorder: A randomized clinical trial.
Rosnick CB, Wetherell JL, White KS, Andreescu C, Dixon D, Lenze EJ
J Consult Clin Psychol. 2016 Apr; 84(4)345-52. doi: 10.1037/a0040113.

PMID:
    26881447
    [PubMed - in process]
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Ecological momentary assessment versus standard assessment instruments for measuring mindfulness, depressed mood, and anxiety among older adults.
Moore RC, Depp CA, Wetherell JL, Lenze EJ
J Psychiatr Res. 2016 Apr; 75116-23. doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychires.2016.01.011.

PMID:
    26851494
    [PubMed - in process]
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Trajectories of suicidal ideation in depressed older adults undergoing antidepressant treatment.
Kasckow J, Youk A, Anderson SJ, Dew MA, Butters MA, Marron MM, Begley AE, Szanto K, Dombrovski AY, Mulsant BH, Lenze EJ, Reynolds CF 3rd
J Psychiatr Res. 2016 Feb; 7396-101. doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychires.2015.11.004.

PMID:
    26708830
    [PubMed - in process]
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Efficacy, safety, and tolerability of augmentation pharmacotherapy with aripiprazole for treatment-resistant depression in late life: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.
Lenze EJ, Mulsant BH, Blumberger DM, Karp JF, Newcomer JW, Anderson SJ, Dew MA, Butters MA, Stack JA, Begley AE, Reynolds CF 3rd
Lancet. 2015 Dec 12; 386(10011)2404-12. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(15)00308-6.

PMID:
    26423182
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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