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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

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 Feb 27; doi: 10.1111/jgs.14771.

PMID:
    28240778
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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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 - in process]
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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 - in process]
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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 - in process]
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Telephone-Delivered Stepped Collaborative Care for Treating Anxiety in Primary Care: A Randomized Controlled Trial.
Rollman BL, Belnap BH, Mazumdar S, Abebe KZ, Karp JF, Lenze EJ, Schulberg HC
J Gen Intern Med. 2017 Mar; 32(3)245-255. doi: 10.1007/s11606-016-3873-1.

PMID:
    27714649
    [PubMed - in process]
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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 Dec; 33(12)1107-1113. doi: 10.1002/da.22555.

PMID:
    27636232
    [PubMed - in process]
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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
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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. 2017 Jun; 32(6)692-699. doi: 10.1002/gps.4512.

PMID:
    27282141
    [PubMed - in process]
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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. 2017 Jun; 32(6)596-604. doi: 10.1002/gps.4498.

PMID:
    27162147
    [PubMed - in process]
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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
    [PubMed]
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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 - indexed for MEDLINE]
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