Stuart Eisendrath, MD

Title(s)Professor Emeritus, Psychiatry
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    Title(s)UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences

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    University of California, San FranciscoResidency School of Medicine
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    American Psychiatric Association2010Distinguished Life Fellow
    UCSF2008  - 2009George Sarlo Prize for Teaching
    Mind and Life Institute2012Senior Fellow
    Best Doctors in America2005  - 2017Best Doctor

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    Applying Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy to Treatment-Resistant Depression
    NIH/NCCIH R01AT004572Apr 1, 2008 - Feb 28, 2015
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Xia T, Hu H, Seritan AL, Eisendrath S. The Many Roads to Mindfulness: A Review of Nonmindfulness-Based Interventions that Increase Mindfulness. J Altern Complement Med. 2019 Jun 26. PMID: 31241348.
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    2. Ferri J, Eisendrath SJ, Fryer SL, Gillung E, Roach BJ, Mathalon DH. Blunted amygdala activity is associated with depression severity in treatment-resistant depression. Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci. 2017 12; 17(6):1221-1231. PMID: 29063521.
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    3. Eisendrath S (ed).Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy: Innovative Applications. 2016.
    4. Li Y, Jakary A, Gillung E, Eisendrath S, Nelson SJ, Mukherjee P, Luks T. Evaluating metabolites in patients with major depressive disorder who received mindfulness-based cognitive therapy and healthy controls using short echo MRSI at 7 Tesla. MAGMA. 2016 Jun; 29(3):523-33. PMID: 26861048.
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    5. Eisendrath SJ, Gillung E, Delucchi KL, Segal ZV, Nelson JC, McInnes LA, Mathalon DH, Feldman MD. A Randomized Controlled Trial of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Treatment-Resistant Depression. Psychother Psychosom. 2016; 85(2):99-110. PMID: 26808973; PMCID: PMC4756643 [Available on 01/26/17].
    6. Eisendrath SJ, Gillung E, Delucchi K, Mathalon DH, Yang TT, Satre DD, Rosser R, Sipe WE, Wolkowitz OM. A Preliminary Study: Efficacy of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy versus Sertraline as First-line Treatments for Major Depressive Disorder. Mindfulness (N Y). 2015 Jun 01; 6(3):475-482. PMID: 26085853.
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    7. Jain FA, Walsh RN, Eisendrath SJ, Christensen S, Rael Cahn B. Critical analysis of the efficacy of meditation therapies for acute and subacute phase treatment of depressive disorders: a systematic review. Psychosomatics. 2015 Mar-Apr; 56(2):140-52. PMID: 25591492; PMCID: PMC4383597.
    8. Eisendrath SJ, Gillung EP, Delucchi KL, Chartier M, Mathalon DH, Sullivan JC, Segal ZV, Feldman MD. Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) versus the health-enhancement program (HEP) for adults with treatment-resistant depression: a randomized control trial study protocol. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2014 Mar 11; 14:95. PMID: 24612825; PMCID: PMC3995768.
    9. Munshi K, Eisendrath S, Delucchi K. Preliminary long-term follow-up of Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy-induced remission of depression. Mindfulness (N Y). 2013 Dec 01; 4(4):354-361. PMID: 24443660.
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    10. Connolly CG, Wu J, Ho TC, Hoeft F, Wolkowitz O, Eisendrath S, Frank G, Hendren R, Max JE, Paulus MP, Tapert SF, Banerjee D, Simmons AN, Yang TT. Resting-state functional connectivity of subgenual anterior cingulate cortex in depressed adolescents. Biol Psychiatry. 2013 Dec 15; 74(12):898-907. PMID: 23910949; PMCID: PMC4103629.
    11. Ho TC, Wu J, Shin DD, Liu TT, Tapert SF, Yang G, Connolly CG, Frank GK, Max JE, Wolkowitz O, Eisendrath S, Hoeft F, Banerjee D, Hood K, Hendren RL, Paulus MP, Simmons AN, Yang TT. Altered cerebral perfusion in executive, affective, and motor networks during adolescent depression. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2013 Oct; 52(10):1076-1091.e2. PMID: 24074474; PMCID: PMC3825460.
    12. Eisendrath SJ. Pain, avoidance, and suffering. Pain. 2012 Jun; 153(6):1134-5. PMID: 22341999.
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    13. Sipe WE, Eisendrath SJ. Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy: theory and practice. Can J Psychiatry. 2012 Feb; 57(2):63-9. PMID: 22340145.
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    14. Eisendrath S, Chartier M, McLane M. Adapting Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Treatment-Resistant Depression: A Clinical Case Study. Cogn Behav Pract. 2011 Aug; 18(3):362-370. PMID: 22211062.
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    15. Satre DD, Chi FW, Eisendrath S, Weisner C. Subdiagnostic alcohol use by depressed men and women seeking outpatient psychiatric services: consumption patterns and motivation to reduce drinking. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2011 Apr; 35(4):695-702. PMID: 21223306; PMCID: PMC3066306.
    16. Young JQ, Eisendrath SJ. Enhancing patient safety and resident education during the academic year-end transfer of outpatients: lessons from the suicide of a psychiatric patient. Acad Psychiatry. 2011 Jan-Feb; 35(1):54-7. PMID: 21209409.
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    17. Chartier M, Bitner R, Peng T, Coffelt N, McLane M, Eisendrath S. Adapting Ancient Wisdom for the Treatment of Depression: Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy Group Training. Group (New York). 2010 Dec 01; 34(4):319-327. PMID: 25309026.
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    18. Eisendrath SJ, Delucchi K, Bitner R, Fenimore P, Smit M, McLane M. Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for treatment-resistant depression: a pilot study. Psychother Psychosom. 2008; 77(5):319-20. PMID: 18600038.
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    19. Satre D, Wolfe W, Eisendrath S, Weisner C. Computerized screening for alcohol and drug use among adults seeking outpatient psychiatric services. Psychiatr Serv. 2008 Apr; 59(4):441-4. PMID: 18378846.
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    20. Eisendrath SJ, Telischak KS. Factitious disorders: potential litigation risks for plastic surgeons. Ann Plast Surg. 2008 Jan; 60(1):64-9. PMID: 18281800.
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    21. Feldman MD, Eisendrath SJ, Tyerman M. Psychiatric and behavioral correlates of factitious blindness. Compr Psychiatry. 2008 Mar-Apr; 49(2):159-62. PMID: 18243888.
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    22. Prochaska JJ, Hall SM, Tsoh JY, Eisendrath S, Rossi JS, Redding CA, Rosen AB, Meisner M, Humfleet GL, Gorecki JA. Treating tobacco dependence in clinically depressed smokers: effect of smoking cessation on mental health functioning. Am J Public Health. 2008 Mar; 98(3):446-8. PMID: 17600251; PMCID: PMC2253568.
    23. Prochaska JJ, Fromont SC, Banys P, Eisendrath SJ, Horowitz MJ, Jacobs MH, Hall SM. Addressing nicotine dependence in psychodynamic psychotherapy: perspectives from residency training. Acad Psychiatry. 2007 Jan-Feb; 31(1):8-14. PMID: 17242046.
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    24. Hall SM, Tsoh JY, Prochaska JJ, Eisendrath S, Rossi JS, Redding CA, Rosen AB, Meisner M, Humfleet GL, Gorecki JA. Treatment for cigarette smoking among depressed mental health outpatients: a randomized clinical trial. Am J Public Health. 2006 Oct; 96(10):1808-14. PMID: 17008577; PMCID: PMC1586139.
    25. Lichtmacher J, Eisendrath SJ, Haller E. Implementing interpersonal psychotherapy in a psychiatry residency training program. Acad Psychiatry. 2006 Sep-Oct; 30(5):385-91. PMID: 17021146.
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    26. Eisendrath SJ, Shim JJ. Management of psychiatric problems in critically ill patients. Am J Med. 2006 Jan; 119(1):22-9. PMID: 16431178.
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    27. Huang FY, Weiss DS, Fenimore PG, Fleming AM, Haller E, Lichtmacher JE, Eisendrath SJ. The association of pharmaceutical company promotional spending with resident physician prescribing behavior. Acad Psychiatry. 2005 Nov-Dec; 29(5):500-1. PMID: 16387978.
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    28. Haug NA, Hall SM, Prochaska JJ, Rosen AB, Tsoh JY, Humfleet G, Delucchi K, Rossi JS, Redding CA, Eisendrath S. Acceptance of nicotine dependence treatment among currently depressed smokers. Nicotine Tob Res. 2005 Apr; 7(2):217-24. PMID: 16036278.
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    29. Prochaska JJ, Sorensen JL, Hall SM, Rossi JS, Redding CA, Rosen AB, Eisendrath SJ, Meisner MR. Predictors of health functioning in two high-risk groups of smokers. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2005 May 09; 78(2):169-75. PMID: 15845320.
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    30. Prochaska JJ, Rossi JS, Redding CA, Rosen AB, Tsoh JY, Humfleet GL, Eisendrath SJ, Meisner MR, Hall SM. Depressed smokers and stage of change: implications for treatment interventions. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2004 Nov 11; 76(2):143-51. PMID: 15488338.
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    31. Eisendrath SJ, McNiel DE. Factitious physical disorders, litigation, and mortality. Psychosomatics. 2004 Jul-Aug; 45(4):350-3. PMID: 15232050.
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    32. Eisendrath SJ, Lichtmacher JE, Haller E, Fleming AM, Fritch M, Weiss DS, Jacobs M, Hall SM. Training psychiatry residents in evidence-based treatments for major depression. Psychother Psychosom. 2003 Mar-Apr; 72(2):108-9; author reply 109. PMID: 12601230.
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    33. Eisendrath SJ, McNiel DE. Factitious disorders in civil litigation: twenty cases illustrating the spectrum of abnormal illness-affirming behavior. J Am Acad Psychiatry Law. 2002; 30(3):391-9. PMID: 12380419.
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    34. Chin HP, Guillermo G, Prakken S, Eisendrath S. Psychiatric training in primary care medicine residency programs. A national survey. Psychosomatics. 2000 Sep-Oct; 41(5):412-7. PMID: 11015627.
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