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Faculty Physicians

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

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 Jan 22; 75116-123. doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychires.2016.01.011.

PMID:
    26851494
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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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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Treating Anxiety Disorders in Older Adults: Current Treatments and Future Directions.
Bower ES, Wetherell JL, Mon T, Lenze EJ
Harv Rev Psychiatry. 2015 Sep-Oct; 23(5)329-42. doi: 10.1097/HRP.0000000000000064.

PMID:
    26332216
    [PubMed - in process]
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Antidepressant Response Trajectories and Associated Clinical Prognostic Factors Among Older Adults.
Smagula SF, Butters MA, Anderson SJ, Lenze EJ, Dew MA, Mulsant BH, Lotrich FE, Aizenstein H, Reynolds CF 3rd
JAMA Psychiatry. 2015 Oct; 72(10)1021-8. doi: 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2015.1324.

PMID:
    26288246
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Depression Remission Rates Among Older Black and White Adults: Analyses From the IRL-GREY Trial.
Hall CA, Simon KM, Lenze EJ, Dew MA, Begley A, Butters MA, Blumberger DM, Stack JA, Mulsant B, Reynolds CF 3rd
Psychiatr Serv. 2015 Dec 1; 66(12)1303-11. doi: 10.1176/appi.ps.201400480.

PMID:
    26278231
    [PubMed - in process]
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Solving the Geriatric Mental Health Crisis in the 21st Century.
Lenze EJ
JAMA Psychiatry. 2015 Oct; 72(10)967-8. doi: 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2015.1306.

PMID:
    26244750
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Response to Stubbs's Letter to the Editor.
Gebara MA, Lenze EJ
Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2015 Oct; 23(10)1098-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jagp.2015.02.003.

PMID:
    26232076
    [PubMed - in process]
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Adiposity and Cardiometabolic Risk in Children With and Without Antipsychotic Drug Treatment.
Nicol GE, de Las Fuentes L, Riek AE, Bernal-Mizrachi C, Lenze EJ, Miller JP, Schweiger JA, Yingling MD, Huang VJ, Dixon DJ, Hennekens CH, Newcomer JW
J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2015 Sep; 100(9)3418-26. doi: 10.1210/jc.2015-2119.

PMID:
    26186300
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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D-Cycloserine facilitation of exposure therapy improves weight regain in patients with anorexia nervosa: a pilot randomized controlled trial.
Levinson CA, Rodebaugh TL, Fewell L, Kass AE, Riley EN, Stark L, McCallum K, Lenze EJ
J Clin Psychiatry. 2015 Jun; 76(6)e787-93. doi: 10.4088/JCP.14m09299.

PMID:
    26132687
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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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Association of functional polymorphisms from brain-derived neurotrophic factor and serotonin-related genes with depressive symptoms after a medical stressor in older adults.
Rawson KS, Dixon D, Nowotny P, Ricci WM, Binder EF, Rodebaugh TL, Wendleton L, Doré P, Lenze EJ
PLoS One. 2015; 10(3)e0120685. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0120685.

PMID:
    25781924
    [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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Cause or Effect? Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors and Falls in Older Adults: A Systematic Review.
Gebara MA, Lipsey KL, Karp JF, Nash MC, Iaboni A, Lenze EJ
Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2015 Oct; 23(10)1016-28. doi: 10.1016/j.jagp.2014.11.004.

PMID:
    25586602
    [PubMed - in process]
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Patient Active Time During Therapy Sessions in Postacute Rehabilitation: Development and Validation of a New Measure.
Host HH, Lang CE, Hildebrand MW, Zou D, Binder EF, Baum CM, Freedland KE, Morrow-Howell N, Lenze EJ
Phys Occup Ther Geriatr. 2014 Jun; 32(2)169-178.

PMID:
    25419032
    [PubMed]
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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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A new measure of fear of falling: psychometric properties of the fear of falling questionnaire revised (FFQ-R).
Bower ES, Wetherell JL, Merz CC, Petkus AJ, Malcarne VL, Lenze EJ
Int Psychogeriatr. 2015 Jul; 27(7)1121-33. doi: 10.1017/S1041610214001434.

PMID:
    25079081
    [PubMed - in process]
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