Amy Byers, PhD, MPH

Title(s)Professor, Psychiatry
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address4150 Clement St, #282
San Francisco CA 94121
Phone415-221-4810 ext. 3980
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    Title(s)UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences


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    Scripps CollegeBAAnthropology
    Yale UniversityMPHChronic Disease Epidemiology
    Yale University PhDEpidemiology of Aging
    Cornell UniversityResearch FellowshipGeriatric Psychiatry

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    Dr. Byers is Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences with a joint appointment in the Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics. She is an epidemiologist with a background in aging research, methods, and biostatistics. Her research focuses on the epidemiology of late-life mental health and employs advanced epidemiological and biostatistical techniques to determine the incidence, prevalence, risk factors, and outcomes of late-life mental health disorders with the objective of reducing the burden of these disorders by informing long-term clinical care. Dr. Byers has been heavily involved in research to determine nationally representative estimates of psychiatric disorders and health care utilization among older community-dwelling adults. As a clinical epidemiologist studying geropsychiatry with an expertise in mathematical epidemiology, Dr. Byers is involved in the application of advanced methodology to address complex clinical questions at the intersection of physical and mental health in aging adults.

    Dr. Byers has been funded by several agencies, including NIH (i.e., NIMH, NIA, and NIMHD), Department of Defense, and VA. She is PI of the first VA R01-level grant longitudinally investigating suicide and suicidal behavior at a national level in older U.S. Veterans. Dr. Byers’ NIH-funded research program currently focuses on suicide and suicide-related outcomes and prevalence and incidence of dementia among older Veterans and individuals reentering the community from incarceration. Leveraging national databases, Dr. Byers has built large longitudinal cohorts to study how complex and salient risk factors, such as comorbidities, polypharmacy, and history of incarceration, contribute to late-life suicide and related disorders and will lead to targeted late-life risk assessment tools. Dr. Byers has been awarded a Genius Award from UCSF’s Older Americans Independence Center to provide innovative methodologic advancements to estimate associations of suicide risk linked to specific medications.
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    Lethal Suicide Methods in Aging Veterans: Associated Profiles, Trajectories, and Transitions Informing Attempts
    VA I01CX001119-09Apr 1, 2024 - Mar 31, 2028
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Long-term Neuropsychiatric Sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Late Life
    NIH/NIA R01AG076819Apr 1, 2023 - Mar 31, 2028
    Role: Multiple Principal Investigator
    Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias in the Most Incarcerated Generation: An Understudied Population with Health Disparities
    NIH/NIA R01AG082157Apr 1, 2023 - Mar 31, 2028
    Role: Multiple Principal Investigator
    CSRD Research Career Scientist Award
    VA IK6CX002386-01Oct 1, 2021 - Sep 30, 2026
    Role: Principal Investigator
    The Role of Medications in Predicting Suicide-Related Outcomes and Unintended Death in Older Veterans
    VA I01CX001119-05Oct 1, 2019 - Mar 31, 2024
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Precursors of Suicide in Older Adults Transitioning from Prison to Community
    NIH/NIMH RF1MH117604Sep 1, 2018 - Aug 31, 2023
    Role: Multiple Principal Investigator
    Suicidal Behavior and Suicide in Older Veterans
    VA I0CX001119-01Jul 1, 2015 - Sep 30, 2019
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Epidemiology of Suicidal Behavior in Racially/Ethnically Diverse Older Americans
    NIH R01MD007019Apr 1, 2012 - Sep 30, 2017
    Role: Principal Investigator
    The Complexity of Late Life Depression: Bridging Methods and Clinical Substance
    NIH K01MH079093Jan 1, 2007 - Dec 31, 2011
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Which older adults are at highest risk of prescribing cascades? A national study of the gabapentinoid-loop diuretic cascade. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2024 Mar 28. Growdon ME, Jing B, Morris EJ, Deardorff WJ, Boscardin WJ, Byers AL, Boockvar KS, Steinman MA. PMID: 38547357.
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    2. Comorbidities, healthcare use, and contact with healthcare transition services in older veterans after incarceration. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2024 Mar 25. Hwong AR, Barry LC, Li Y, Byers AL. PMID: 38525526.
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    3. A national study of clinical discussions about cannabis use among Veteran patients prescribed opioids. J Cannabis Res. 2024 Mar 16; 6(1):12. Zaman T, Bravata DM, Byers A, Krebs E, Leonard S, Austin C, Sandbrink F, Hasin DS, Keyhani S. PMID: 38493111; PMCID: PMC10943860.
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    4. Association of Cannabis Use With Cardiovascular Outcomes Among US Adults. J Am Heart Assoc. 2024 Mar 05; 13(5):e030178. Jeffers AM, Glantz S, Byers AL, Keyhani S. PMID: 38415581; PMCID: PMC10944074.
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    5. Military Sexual Trauma and Menopause Symptoms Among Midlife Women Veterans. J Gen Intern Med. 2024 Feb; 39(3):411-417. Travis KJ, Huang AJ, Maguen S, Inslicht S, Byers AL, Seal KH, Gibson CJ. PMID: 37957529; PMCID: PMC10897107.
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    6. Comorbidity profiles in older patients last seen by mental health prior to suicide attempt. Aging Ment Health. 2024 Mar-Apr; 28(3):551-556. Morin RT, Li Y, Karel MJ, Consolino T, Hwong A, Clark R, Byers AL. PMID: 37545400.
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    7. Advanced Research Institute (ARI): Supporting the Geriatric Mental Health Research Pipeline. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2023 12; 31(12):1209-1215. Sirey JA, Pepin R, Aizenstein H, Taylor WD, Forester B, Okereke O, Byers AL, Bruce ML. PMID: 37620206; PMCID: PMC10725078.
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    8. Comparative mRNA booster effectiveness against death or hospitalization with COVID-19 pneumonia across at-risk US Veteran populations. Nat Commun. 2023 05 23; 14(1):2976. Kelly JD, Leonard S, Boscardin WJ, Hoggatt KJ, Lum EN, Austin CC, Byers A, Tien PC, Austin PC, Bravata DM, Keyhani S. PMID: 37221198; PMCID: PMC10205032.
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    9. One-Year All-Cause Mortality and Delivery of the Collaborative Chronic Care Model in General Mental Health Clinics. Psychiatr Serv. 2023 10 01; 74(10):1077-1080. Ruderman MA, Byers AL, Bauer MS, Stolzmann K, Miller CJ, Connolly SL, Kim B. PMID: 37016822; PMCID: PMC10543562.
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    10. Association of Frailty With Risk of Suicide Attempt in a National Cohort of US Veterans Aged 65 Years or Older. JAMA Psychiatry. 2023 04 01; 80(4):287-295. Kuffel RL, Morin RT, Covinsky KE, Boscardin WJ, Lohman MC, Li Y, Byers AL. PMID: 36811913; PMCID: PMC9947807.
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    11. A national population-based study of cannabis use and correlates among U.S. veterans prescribed opioids in primary care. BMC Psychiatry. 2023 03 17; 23(1):177. Zaman T, Bravata DM, Byers AL, Krebs EE, Leonard SJ, Sandbrink F, Barker W, Keyhani S. PMID: 36927526; PMCID: PMC10021973.
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    12. High Risk of Substance Use Disorder-Related Outcomes in Veterans Released from Correctional Facilities in Mid to Late Life. J Gen Intern Med. 2023 04; 38(5):1109-1118. Barry LC, Steffens DC, Covinsky KE, Conwell Y, Boscardin J, Li Y, Byers AL. PMID: 36781577; PMCID: PMC10110776.
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    13. Lung Cancer Screening Among U.S. Military Veterans by Health Status and Race and Ethnicity, 2017-2020: A Cross-Sectional Population-Based Study. AJPM Focus. 2023 Jun; 2(2):100084. Rustagi AS, Byers AL, Brown JK, Purcell N, Slatore CG, Keyhani S. PMID: 37790642; PMCID: PMC10546514.
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    14. Lifetime history of interpersonal partner violence is associated with insomnia among midlife women veterans. Menopause. 2023 04 01; 30(4):370-375. Goldstein LA, Jakubowski KP, Huang AJ, Seal KH, Maguen S, Inslicht SS, Byers AL, Gibson CJ. PMID: 36753121; PMCID: PMC10038868.
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    15. Posttraumatic stress disorder, suicide, and unintended overdose death in later life: A national cohort study of veterans aged 50 and older. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2023 05; 71(5):1462-1472. Clark R, Kuffel RL, Neylan TC, Maguen S, Li Y, Boscardin WJ, Byers AL. PMID: 36573640.
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    16. Association of a Positive Drug Screening for Cannabis With Mortality and Hospital Visits Among Veterans Affairs Enrollees Prescribed Opioids. JAMA Netw Open. 2022 12 01; 5(12):e2247201. Keyhani S, Leonard S, Byers AL, Zaman T, Krebs E, Austin PC, Moss-Vazquez T, Austin C, Sandbrink F, Bravata DM. PMID: 36525274; PMCID: PMC9856228.
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    17. A Paucity of Data on Veterans 65 and Older and Risk of Suicide: A Systematic Review. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2023 Jul; 31(7):525-539. Sullivan JL, Simons KV, Mills WL, Hilgeman MM, Freytes IM, Morin RT, Bower ES, Clark R, Byers AL. PMID: 36494291.
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    18. Identifying correlates of suicide ideation during the COVID-19 pandemic: A cross-sectional analysis of 148 sociodemographic and pandemic-specific factors. J Psychiatr Res. 2022 12; 156:186-193. Dolsen EA, Nishimi K, LeWinn KZ, Byers AL, Tripp P, Woodward E, Khan AJ, Marx BP, Borsari B, Jiha A, Neylan TC, O'Donovan A. PMID: 36252348; PMCID: PMC9553642.
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    19. Incidence of Severe COVID-19 Illness Following Vaccination and Booster With BNT162b2, mRNA-1273, and Ad26.COV2.S Vaccines. JAMA. 2022 10 11; 328(14):1427-1437. Kelly JD, Leonard S, Hoggatt KJ, Boscardin WJ, Lum EN, Moss-Vazquez TA, Andino R, Wong JK, Byers A, Bravata DM, Tien PC, Keyhani S. PMID: 36156706; PMCID: PMC9513709.
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    20. TBI and risk of death in military veterans over 14 years: Injury severity, timing, and cause of death. J Psychiatr Res. 2022 Sep 25; 156:200-205. Byers AL, Li Y, Barnes DE, Boscardin WJ, Peltz CB, Yaffe K. PMID: 36257114.
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    21. Sleep disturbance and suicide risk among sexual and gender minority people. Neurobiol Stress. 2022 Nov; 21:100488. Dolsen EA, Byers AL, Flentje A, Goulet JL, Jasuja GK, Lynch KE, Maguen S, Neylan TC. PMID: 36164391; PMCID: PMC9508603.
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    22. Long-term Psychoactive Medications, Polypharmacy, and Risk of Suicide and Unintended Overdose Death Among Midlife and Older Women Veterans. J Gen Intern Med. 2022 09; 37(Suppl 3):770-777. Gibson CJ, Li Y, Jasuja GK, Keyhani S, Byers AL. PMID: 36042093; PMCID: PMC9481785.
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    23. Addressing Suicide Risk in Patients Living With Dementia During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond. Gerontologist. 2022 08 12; 62(7):956-963. Portacolone E, Byers AL, Halpern J, Barnes DE. PMID: 35365827; PMCID: PMC9372890.
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    24. Veterans Health Administration Screening for Military Sexual Trauma May Not Capture Over Half of Cases Among Midlife Women Veterans. Womens Health Issues. 2022 Sep-Oct; 32(5):509-516. Hargrave AS, Maguen S, Inslicht SS, Byers AL, Seal KH, Huang AJ, Gibson CJ. PMID: 35821182; PMCID: PMC9949350.
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    25. Racial/ethnic disparities in the diagnosis and management of menopause symptoms among midlife women veterans. Menopause. 2022 07 01; 29(7):877-882. Blanken A, Gibson CJ, Li Y, Huang AJ, Byers AL, Maguen S, Inslicht S, Seal K. PMID: 35796560; PMCID: PMC9884100.
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    26. Likelihood of Lung Cancer Screening by Poor Health Status and Race and Ethnicity in US Adults, 2017 to 2020. JAMA Netw Open. 2022 03 01; 5(3):e225318. Rustagi AS, Byers AL, Keyhani S. PMID: 35357450; PMCID: PMC8972038.
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    27. Prevalence of dementia and mild cognitive impairment before incarceration. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2022 06; 70(6):1792-1799. Kuffel RL, Byers AL, Williams B, Fortinsky R, Li Y, Ruderman MA, Barry LC. PMID: 35212389; PMCID: PMC9177569.
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    28. Digital Health Skillsets and Digital Preparedness: Comparison of Veterans Health Administration Users and Other Veterans Nationally. JMIR Form Res. 2022 Jan 28; 6(1):e32764. Wray C, Tang J, Byers A, Keyhani S. PMID: 35089147; PMCID: PMC8838565.
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    29. Sociodemographic Characteristics Associated With and Prevalence and Frequency of Cannabis Use Among Adults in the US. JAMA Netw Open. 2021 11 01; 4(11):e2136571. Jeffers AM, Glantz S, Byers A, Keyhani S. PMID: 34846523; PMCID: PMC8634054.
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    30. Examining the association of social risk with heart failure readmission in the Veterans Health Administration. BMC Health Serv Res. 2021 Aug 26; 21(1):874. Wray CM, Vali M, Walter LC, Christensen L, Chapman W, Austin PC, Byers AL, Keyhani S. PMID: 34445974; PMCID: PMC8393433.
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    31. Risk of Suicide Attempt in Patients With Recent Diagnosis of Mild Cognitive Impairment or Dementia. JAMA Psychiatry. 2021 06 01; 78(6):659-666. Günak MM, Barnes DE, Yaffe K, Li Y, Byers AL. PMID: 33760039; PMCID: PMC7992018.
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    32. Agent Orange Exposure and Dementia Diagnosis in US Veterans of the Vietnam Era. JAMA Neurol. 2021 04 01; 78(4):473-477. Martinez S, Yaffe K, Li Y, Byers AL, Peltz CB, Barnes DE. PMID: 33492338; PMCID: PMC7835948.
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    33. Traumatic Brain Injury and Incidence Risk of Sleep Disorders in Nearly 200,000 US Veterans. Neurology. 2021 03 30; 96(13):e1792-e1799. Leng Y, Byers AL, Barnes DE, Peltz CB, Li Y, Yaffe K. PMID: 33658328; PMCID: PMC8055309.
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    34. Menopausal Hormone Therapy and Suicide in a National Sample of Midlife and Older Women Veterans. Med Care. 2021 02 01; 59:S70-S76. Gibson CJ, Li Y, Jasuja GK, Self KJ, Seal KH, Byers AL. PMID: 33438886; PMCID: PMC8504206.
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    35. Methodological Progress Note: Classification and Regression Tree Analysis. J Hosp Med. 2020 09; 15(9):549-551. Wray CM, Byers AL. PMID: 32195654.
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    36. A national study of TBI and risk of suicide and unintended death by overdose and firearms. Brain Inj. 2020 02 23; 34(3):328-334. Byers AL, Li Y, Barnes DE, Seal KH, Boscardin WJ, Yaffe K. PMID: 31822136.
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    37. Examining the Association of Social Determinants of Health with Missed Clinic Visits in Patients with Heart Failure in the Veterans Health Administration. J Gen Intern Med. 2020 05; 35(5):1591-1592. Wray CM, Vali M, Byers A, Keyhani S. PMID: 31713034; PMCID: PMC7210371.
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    38. Comorbidity Profiles Identified in Older Primary Care Patients Who Attempt Suicide. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2019 12; 67(12):2553-2559. Morin RT, Li Y, Mackin RS, Whooley MA, Conwell Y, Byers AL. PMID: 31469184; PMCID: PMC6898743.
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    39. Examining the Utility of 30-day Readmission Rates and Hospital Profiling in the Veterans Health Administration. J Hosp Med. 2019 05; 14(5):266-271. Wray CM, Vali M, Walter LC, Lopez L, Austin PC, Byers A, Keyhani S. PMID: 30794141.
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    40. Comorbid TBI-depression costs in veterans: a chronic effect of neurotrauma consortium (CENC) study. Brain Inj. 2018 Nov 07; 1-7. Dismuke-Greer CE, Gebregziabher M, Byers AL, Taber D, Axon N, Yaffe K, Egede LE. PMID: 30403538.
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    41. Gender Differences in Cardiovascular Risk Related to Diabetes and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2018 12; 26(12):1268-1272. Gibson CJ, Li Y, Inslicht SS, Seal KH, Byers AL. PMID: 30314941.
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    42. High Occurrence of Psychiatric Disorders and Suicidal Behavior Across Dementia Subtypes. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2018 12; 26(12):1191-1201. Lai AX, Kaup AR, Yaffe K, Byers AL. PMID: 30392777.
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    43. Association of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury With and Without Loss of Consciousness With Dementia in US Military Veterans. JAMA Neurol. 2018 09 01; 75(9):1055-1061. Barnes DE, Byers AL, Gardner RC, Seal KH, Boscardin WJ, Yaffe K. PMID: 29801145; PMCID: PMC6143113.
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    44. Burden of Depressive Symptoms Over 2 Decades and Risk of Nursing Home Placement in Older Women. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2018 10; 66(10):1895-1901. Byers AL, Lui LY, Vittinghoff E, Covinsky KE, Ensrud KE, Taylor B, Yaffe K. PMID: 30094824; PMCID: PMC6181760.
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    45. Increased Risk of Suicide Attempts and Unintended Death Among Those Transitioning From Prison to Community in Later Life. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2018 11; 26(11):1165-1174. Barry LC, Steffens DC, Covinsky KE, Conwell Y, Li Y, Byers AL. PMID: 30146371; PMCID: PMC6425485.
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    46. Do postconcussive symptoms from traumatic brain injury in combat veterans predict risk for receiving opioid therapy for chronic pain? Brain Inj. 2018; 32(10):1188-1196. Bertenthal D, Yaffe K, Barnes DE, Byers AL, Gibson CJ, Seal KH, Chronic Effects of Neurotrauma Consortium Study Group. PMID: 29985653.
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    47. Mild TBI and risk of Parkinson disease: A Chronic Effects of Neurotrauma Consortium Study. Neurology. 2018 05 15; 90(20):e1771-e1779. Gardner RC, Byers AL, Barnes DE, Li Y, Boscardin J, Yaffe K. PMID: 29669907; PMCID: PMC5957305.
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    48. Traumatic Brain Injury and Receipt of Prescription Opioid Therapy for Chronic Pain in Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans: Do Clinical Practice Guidelines Matter? J Pain. 2018 08; 19(8):931-941. Seal KH, Bertenthal D, Barnes DE, Byers AL, Gibson CJ, Rife TL, Yaffe K, Chronic Effects of Neurotrauma Consortium Study Group. PMID: 29597083.
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    49. Predictors of Mental Health Services Use Across the Life Course among Racially-Ethnically Diverse Adults. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2017 Nov; 25(11):1213-1222. Byers AL, Lai AX, Nelson C, Yaffe K. PMID: 28774787; PMCID: PMC5654662.
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    50. Association of Traumatic Brain Injury With Chronic Pain in Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans: Effect of Comorbid Mental Health Conditions. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2017 08; 98(8):1636-1645. Seal KH, Bertenthal D, Barnes DE, Byers AL, Strigo I, Yaffe K, Chronic Effects of Neurotrauma Consortium Study Group. PMID: 28455190.
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    51. Trajectories of Depressive Symptoms in Older Adults and Risk of Dementia. JAMA Psychiatry. 2016 05 01; 73(5):525-31. Kaup AR, Byers AL, Falvey C, Simonsick EM, Satterfield S, Ayonayon HN, Smagula SF, Rubin SM, Yaffe K. PMID: 26982217; PMCID: PMC5082978.
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    52. TRAUMA EXPOSURE AND RISK OF SUICIDAL IDEATION AMONG ETHNICALLY DIVERSE ADULTS. Depress Anxiety. 2016 06; 33(6):495-501. Beristianos MH, Maguen S, Neylan TC, Byers AL. PMID: 26992150; PMCID: PMC4889491.
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    53. Trauma Exposure and Risk of Suicidal Ideation Among Older Adults. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2016 08; 24(8):639-643. Beristianos MH, Maguen S, Neylan TC, Byers AL. PMID: 27067069; PMCID: PMC4949107.
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    54. Mental Health Service Use Across the Life Course Among Adults With Psychiatric Disorders and Prior Suicidal Behavior. Psychiatr Serv. 2016 Apr 01; 67(4):452-5. Byers AL, Lai AX, Arean P, Nelson JC, Yaffe K. PMID: 26766753; PMCID: PMC4818162.
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    55. Geomorphic and geologic controls of geohazards induced by Nepal's 2015 Gorkha earthquake. Science. 2016 Jan 08; 351(6269):aac8353. Kargel JS, Leonard GJ, Shugar DH, Haritashya UK, Bevington A, Fielding EJ, Fujita K, Geertsema M, Miles ES, Steiner J, Anderson E, Bajracharya S, Bawden GW, Breashears DF, Byers A, Collins B, Dhital MR, Donnellan A, Evans TL, Geai ML, Glasscoe MT, Green D, Gurung DR, Heijenk R, Hilborn A, Hudnut K, Huyck C, Immerzeel WW, Liming J, Jibson R, Kääb A, Khanal NR, Kirschbaum D, Kraaijenbrink PD, Lamsal D, Shiyin L, Mingyang L, McKinney D, Nahirnick NK, Zhuotong N, Ojha S, Olsenholler J, Painter TH, Pleasants M, Pratima KC, Yuan QI, Raup BH, Regmi D, Rounce DR, Sakai A, Donghui S, Shea JM, Shrestha AB, Shukla A, Stumm D, van der Kooij M, Voss K, Xin W, Weihs B, Wolfe D, Lizong W, Xiaojun Y, Yoder MR, Young N. PMID: 26676355.
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    56. Leisure activities and depressive symptoms in older adults with cognitive complaints. Int Psychogeriatr. 2016 Jan; 28(1):63-9. Poelke G, Ventura MI, Byers AL, Yaffe K, Sudore R, Barnes DE. PMID: 26299193; PMCID: PMC5760211.
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    57. Sleep Quality and Risk of Dementia Among Older Male Veterans. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2015 Jun; 23(6):651-4. Yaffe K, Nettiksimmons J, Yesavage J, Byers A. PMID: 25794635.
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    58. PTSD and Risk of Incident Cardiovascular Disease in Aging Veterans. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2016 Mar; 24(3):192-200. Beristianos MH, Yaffe K, Cohen B, Byers AL. PMID: 25555625.
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    59. Traumatic brain injury and risk of dementia in older veterans. Neurology. 2014 Jul 22; 83(4):312-9. Barnes DE, Kaup A, Kirby KA, Byers AL, Diaz-Arrastia R, Yaffe K. PMID: 24966406; PMCID: PMC4115602.
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    60. Prisoner of war status, posttraumatic stress disorder, and dementia in older veterans. Alzheimers Dement. 2014 Jun; 10(3 Suppl):S236-41. Meziab O, Kirby KA, Williams B, Yaffe K, Byers AL, Barnes DE. PMID: 24924674.
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    61. Lifestyle and health-related risk factors and risk of cognitive aging among older veterans. Alzheimers Dement. 2014 Jun; 10(3 Suppl):S111-21. Yaffe K, Hoang TD, Byers AL, Barnes DE, Friedl KE. PMID: 24924664.
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    62. Depression and dementias among military veterans. Alzheimers Dement. 2014 Jun; 10(3 Suppl):S166-73. Byers AL, Yaffe K. PMID: 24924668.
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    63. Chronicity of posttraumatic stress disorder and risk of disability in older persons. JAMA Psychiatry. 2014 May; 71(5):540-6. Byers AL, Covinsky KE, Neylan TC, Yaffe K. PMID: 24647756; PMCID: PMC4119004.
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    64. Alcohol consumption patterns and cognitive impairment in older women. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2014 Dec; 22(12):1663-7. Hoang TD, Byers AL, Barnes DE, Yaffe K. PMID: 24862680; PMCID: PMC4353638.
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    65. Cognitive outcomes after psychotherapeutic interventions for major depression in older adults with executive dysfunction. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2014 Dec; 22(12):1496-503. Mackin RS, Nelson JC, Delucchi K, Raue P, Byers A, Barnes D, Satre DD, Yaffe K, Alexopoulos GS, Arean PA. PMID: 24378255; PMCID: PMC4108572.
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    66. Long-term cumulative depressive symptom burden and risk of cognitive decline and dementia among very old women. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2014 May; 69(5):595-601. Zeki Al Hazzouri A, Vittinghoff E, Byers A, Covinsky K, Blazer D, Diem S, Ensrud KE, Yaffe K. PMID: 24097423; PMCID: PMC3991142.
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    67. Twenty-year depressive trajectories among older women. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2012 Oct; 69(10):1073-9. Byers AL, Vittinghoff E, Lui LY, Hoang T, Blazer DG, Covinsky KE, Ensrud KE, Cauley JA, Hillier TA, Fredman L, Yaffe K. PMID: 23026957; PMCID: PMC3646479.
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    68. Dysthymia and depression increase risk of dementia and mortality among older veterans. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2012 Aug; 20(8):664-72. Byers AL, Covinsky KE, Barnes DE, Yaffe K. PMID: 21597358; PMCID: PMC3229643.
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    69. Midlife vs late-life depressive symptoms and risk of dementia: differential effects for Alzheimer disease and vascular dementia. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2012 May; 69(5):493-8. Barnes DE, Yaffe K, Byers AL, McCormick M, Schaefer C, Whitmer RA, Whitmer RA. PMID: 22566581; PMCID: PMC3704214.
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    70. Low use of mental health services among older Americans with mood and anxiety disorders. Psychiatr Serv. 2012 Jan; 63(1):66-72. Byers AL, Arean PA, Yaffe K. PMID: 22227762; PMCID: PMC3726310.
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    71. Depression and risk of developing dementia. Nat Rev Neurol. 2011 May 03; 7(6):323-31. Byers AL, Yaffe K. PMID: 21537355; PMCID: PMC3327554.
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    72. High occurrence of mood and anxiety disorders among older adults: The National Comorbidity Survey Replication. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2010 May; 67(5):489-96. Byers AL, Yaffe K, Covinsky KE, Friedman MB, Bruce ML. PMID: 20439830; PMCID: PMC2933177.
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    73. Depression and increased short-term hospitalization risk among geriatric patients receiving home health care services. Psychiatr Serv. 2010 Jan; 61(1):78-80. Sheeran T, Byers AL, Bruce ML. PMID: 20044423; PMCID: PMC2832303.
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    74. Heritability of depressive symptoms: a case study using a multilevel approach. Int J Methods Psychiatr Res. 2009 Dec; 18(4):287-96. Byers AL, Levy BR, Kasl SV, Bruce ML, Allore HG. PMID: 19757480; PMCID: PMC3098625.
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    75. Differential Impact of Involuntary Job Loss on Physical Disability Among Older Workers Does Predisposition Matter? Res Aging. 2009 May 01; 31(3):345-360. Gallo WT, Brand JE, Teng HM, Leo-Summers L, Byers AL. PMID: 19924265; PMCID: PMC2778317.
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    76. Depression and risk for adverse falls in older home health care patients. Res Gerontol Nurs. 2008 Oct; 1(4):245-51. Byers AL, Sheeran T, Mlodzianowski AE, Meyers BS, Nassisi P, Bruce ML. PMID: 20077999; PMCID: PMC3684963.
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    77. When parents matter to their adult children: filial reliance associated with parents' depressive symptoms. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 2008 Jan; 63(1):P33-40. Byers AL, Levy BR, Allore HG, Bruce ML, Kasl SV. PMID: 18332193; PMCID: PMC3971430.
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    78. Range and severity of symptoms over time among older adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and heart failure. Arch Intern Med. 2007 Dec 10; 167(22):2503-8. Walke LM, Byers AL, Tinetti ME, Dubin JA, McCorkle R, Fried TR. PMID: 18071174; PMCID: PMC2196402.
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    79. A randomized trial of depression assessment intervention in home health care. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2007 Nov; 55(11):1793-800. Bruce ML, Brown EL, Raue PJ, Mlodzianowski AE, Meyers BS, Leon AC, Heo M, Byers AL, Greenberg RL, Rinder S, Katt W, Nassisi P. PMID: 17916119.
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    80. Changes in preferences for life-sustaining treatment among older persons with advanced illness. J Gen Intern Med. 2007 Apr; 22(4):495-501. Fried TR, Van Ness PH, Byers AL, Towle VR, O'Leary JR, Dubin JA. PMID: 17372799; PMCID: PMC1839865.
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    81. The association of symptoms with health outcomes in chronically ill adults. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2007 Jan; 33(1):58-66. Walke LM, Byers AL, Gallo WT, Endrass J, Fried TR. PMID: 17196907; PMCID: PMC1948074.
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    82. Prospective study of health status preferences and changes in preferences over time in older adults. Arch Intern Med. 2006 Apr 24; 166(8):890-5. Fried TR, Byers AL, Gallo WT, Van Ness PH, Towle VR, O'Leary JR, Dubin JA. PMID: 16636215; PMCID: PMC1978221.
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    83. Symptom assessment in community-dwelling older adults with advanced chronic disease. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2006 Jan; 31(1):31-7. Walke LM, Byers AL, McCorkle R, Fried TR. PMID: 16442480.
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    84. Unmet desire for caregiver-patient communication and increased caregiver burden. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2005 Jan; 53(1):59-65. Fried TR, Bradley EH, O'Leary JR, Byers AL. PMID: 15667377.
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    85. Application of negative binomial modeling for discrete outcomes: a case study in aging research. J Clin Epidemiol. 2003 Jun; 56(6):559-64. Byers AL, Allore H, Gill TM, Peduzzi PN. PMID: 12873651.
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    86. Estrogen use, APOE, and cognitive decline: evidence of gene-environment interaction. Neurology. 2000 May 23; 54(10):1949-54. Yaffe K, Haan M, Byers A, Tangen C, Kuller L. PMID: 10822435.
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