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Yan Leykin, PhD

Title(s)Assistant Clinical Professor, Psychiatry
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Phone415-476-8799
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    Title(s)UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences


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    University of California, San FranciscoPostdoctoral StudiesGraduate Division

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    Does depression affect quality of decisions to participate in clinical trials?
    NIH/NIMH K08MH091501Aug 1, 2010 - May 31, 2015
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Bharat V, Habarth J, Keledjian N, Leykin Y. Association between subjective social status and facets of depression self-stigma. J Community Psychol. 2020 Apr; 48(3):1059-1065. PMID: 31876969.
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    2. Michelle M. Tran, Robert A. Curland, Yan Leykin. Association Between Treatment Seeking and Personal Knowledge of Others With Emotional or Mental Problems. Psychiatric Services. 2019 Dec 11; appi.ps.2019001.
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    3. Tran MM, Curland RA, Leykin Y. Association Between Treatment Seeking and Personal Knowledge of Others With Emotional or Mental Problems. Psychiatr Serv. 2020 Apr 01; 71(4):393-396. PMID: 31822239.
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    4. Jedidiah Siev, Keith Lit, Yan Leykin. Perceived decision-making styles among individuals with obsessive-compulsive and hoarding disorders. Journal of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders. 2019 Oct 1; 23:100472.
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    5. Addington EL, Cheung EO, Bassett SM, Kwok I, Schuette SA, Shiu E, Yang D, Cohn MA, Leykin Y, Saslow LR, Moskowitz JT. The MARIGOLD study: Feasibility and enhancement of an online intervention to improve emotion regulation in people with elevated depressive symptoms. J Affect Disord. 2019 Oct 01; 257:352-364. PMID: 31302525.
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    6. Spangler DA, Muñoz RF, Chu J, Leykin Y. Perceived Utility of the Internet-Based Safety Plan in a Sample of Internet Users Screening Positive for Suicidality. Crisis. 2020 Mar; 41(2):146-149. PMID: 31066308.
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    7. Dickter B, Bunge EL, Brown LM, Leykin Y, Soares EE, Van Voorhees B, Marko-Holguin M, Gladstone TRG. Impact of an online depression prevention intervention on suicide risk factors for adolescents and young adults. Mhealth. 2019; 5:11. PMID: 31231666.
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    8. Kaplan CP, Siegel A, Leykin Y, Palmer NR, Borno H, Bielenberg J, Livaudais-Toman J, Ryan C, Small EJ. A bilingual, Internet-based, targeted advertising campaign for prostate cancer clinical trials: Assessing the feasibility, acceptability, and efficacy of a novel recruitment strategy. Contemp Clin Trials Commun. 2018 Dec; 12:60-67. PMID: 30272035.
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    9. Cheung EO, Addington EL, Bassett SM, Schuette SA, Shiu EW, Cohn MA, Leykin Y, Saslow LR, Moskowitz JT. A Self-Paced, Web-Based, Positive Emotion Skills Intervention for Reducing Symptoms of Depression: Protocol for Development and Pilot Testing of MARIGOLD. JMIR Res Protoc. 2018 Jun 05; 7(6):e10494. PMID: 29871853.
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    10. Bunge E, Cook HM, Bond M, Williamson RE, Cano M, Barrera AZ, Leykin Y, Muñoz RF. Comparing Amazon Mechanical Turk with unpaid internet resources in online clinical trials. Internet Interv. 2018 Jun; 12:68-73. PMID: 30135770.
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    11. Naushad N, Dunn LB, Muñoz RF, Leykin Y. Depression increases subjective stigma of chronic pain. J Affect Disord. 2018 03 15; 229:456-462. PMID: 29331708.
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    12. Gill SK, Muñoz RF, Leykin Y. The Influence of Perceived Stress and Depression on Suicide-Related Beliefs in Caucasian and Indian Adults. Crisis. 2018 Mar; 39(2):127-136. PMID: 29216756.
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    13. Eduardo L. Bunge, Charlotte L. Beard, Taylor N. Stephens, Yan Leykin, Ricardo F. Muñoz. Mood Management Effects of a Brief Behavioral Activation Internet Intervention. Journal of Technology in Behavioral Science. 2017 Dec 1; 2(3-4):163-170.
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    14. Elefant AB, Contreras O, Muñoz RF, Bunge EL, Leykin Y. Microinterventions produce immediate but not lasting benefits in mood and distress. Internet Interv. 2017 Dec; 10:17-22. PMID: 29270366.
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    15. Leykin Y, Dunn LB, Muñoz RF. The effect of depression on the decision to join a clinical trial. J Consult Clin Psychol. 2017 Jul; 85(7):751-756. PMID: 28394169.
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    16. Rutter TM, Flentje A, Dilley JW, Barakat S, Liu NH, Gross MS, Muñoz RF, Leykin Y. Sexual orientation and treatment-seeking for depression in a multilingual worldwide sample. J Affect Disord. 2016 Dec; 206:87-93. PMID: 27466746.
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    17. Bunge EL, Williamson RE, Cano M, Leykin Y, Muñoz RF. Mood management effects of brief unsupported internet interventions. Internet Interv. 2016 Sep; 5:36-43. PMID: 30135805.
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    18. Emily Claire Wong, Celia Kaplan, Dianne Shumay, Yan Leykin, Laura Van't Veer, Allison Stover-Fiscalini, Laura Esserman, Michelle Melisko. Patient utilization of supportive care services identified through the Athena Breast Health Questionnaire System. Journal of Clinical Oncology. 2016 Jan 20; 34(3_suppl):226-226.
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    19. Adrián Aguilera, Jeanne Miranda, Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola, Kurt C. Organista, Gerardo M. González, John McQuaid, Laura P. Kohn-Wood, Huynh-Nhu Le, Chandra Ghosh-Ippen, Guido G. Urizar, José Soto, Tamar Mendelson, Alinne Z. Barrera, Leandro D. Torres, Yan Leykin, Stephen Schueller, Nancy Liu, Ricardo F. Muñoz. Depression prevention and treatment interventions: Evolution of the San Francisco Latino Mental Health Research Program. Evidence-based psychological practice with ethnic minorities: Culturally informed research and clinical strategies.. 2016 Jan 1; 247-271.
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    20. Kaplan CP, Nápoles AM, Narine S, Gregorich S, Livaudais-Toman J, Nguyen T, Leykin Y, Roach M, Small EJ. Knowledge and attitudes regarding clinical trials and willingness to participate among prostate cancer patients. Contemp Clin Trials. 2015 Nov; 45(Pt B):443-448. PMID: 26435199.
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    21. Ricardo F. Muñoz, James L. Sorensen, Patricia A. Areán, Alicia F. Lieberman, Laurie Fields, Valerie A. Gruber, Sharon M. Hall, Joel H. Kramer, Yan Leykin, Keith McBurnett, John R. McQuaid, Linda J. Pfiffner, Judith J. Prochaska, Susan D. Scheidt, Martha Shumway, Janice Y. Tsoh, Patricia Van Horn, Hugo Sosa, Dale E. McNiel. Scientist–Practitioner Training at the Internship and Postdoctoral Level: Reflections Over Three Decades. Training and Education in Professional Psychology. 2015 May 1; 9(2):105-112.
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    22. Aguilera A, Schueller SM, Leykin Y. Daily mood ratings via text message as a proxy for clinic based depression assessment. J Affect Disord. 2015 Apr 01; 175:471-4. PMID: 25679202.
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    23. Leykin Y, Muñoz RF, Contreras O, Latham MD. Results from a trial of an unsupported internet intervention for depressive symptoms. Internet Interv. 2014 Oct 01; 1(4):175-181. PMID: 25485233.
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    24. Gill S, Contreras O, Muñoz RF, Leykin Y. Participant retention in an automated online monthly depression rescreening program: patterns and predictors. Internet Interv. 2014 Mar; 1(1):20-25. PMID: 25045623.
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    25. Gross MS, Liu NH, Contreras O, Muñoz RF, Leykin Y. Using Google AdWords for international multilingual recruitment to health research websites. J Med Internet Res. 2014 Jan 20; 16(1):e18. PMID: 24446166.
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    26. Liu NH, Contreras O, Muñoz RF, Leykin Y. Assessing suicide attempts and depression among Chinese speakers over the Internet. Crisis. 2014; 35(5):322-9. PMID: 25115490.
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    27. Leykin Y, Aguilera A, Pérez-Stable EJ, Muñoz RF. Prompting Depression Treatment Seeking among Smokers: A Comparison of Participants from Six Countries in an Internet Stop Smoking RCT. J Technol Hum Serv. 2013; 31(3):238-247. PMID: 25309133.
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    28. Schueller SM, Leykin Y, Pérez-Stable EJ, Muñoz RF. Selection of intervention components in an internet stop smoking participant preference trial: beyond randomized controlled trials. Psychiatry Res. 2013 Jan 30; 205(1-2):159-64. PMID: 22985547.
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    29. Aguilera A, Leykin Y, Adler N, Muñoz RF. Assessing the impact of relative social position and absolute community resources on depression and obesity among smokers. Am J Community Psychol. 2012 Sep; 50(1-2):211-6. PMID: 22278773.
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    30. Fisher CE, Dunn LB, Christopher PP, Holtzheimer PE, Leykin Y, Mayberg HS, Lisanby SH, Appelbaum PS. The ethics of research on deep brain stimulation for depression: decisional capacity and therapeutic misconception. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2012 Aug; 1265:69-79. PMID: 22812719.
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    31. Geraghty AW, Torres LD, Leykin Y, Pérez-Stable EJ, Muñoz RF. Understanding attrition from international Internet health interventions: a step towards global eHealth. Health Promot Int. 2013 Sep; 28(3):442-52. PMID: 22786673.
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    32. Muñoz RF, Aguilera A, Schueller SM, Leykin Y, Pérez-Stable EJ. From online randomized controlled trials to participant preference studies: morphing the San Francisco Stop Smoking site into a worldwide smoking cessation resource. J Med Internet Res. 2012 Jun 27; 14(3):e64. PMID: 22739225.
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    33. Muñoz RF, Beardslee WR, Leykin Y. Major depression can be prevented. Am Psychol. 2012 May-Jun; 67(4):285-95. PMID: 22583342.
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    34. Hilton JF, Barkoff L, Chang O, Halperin L, Ratanawongsa N, Sarkar U, Leykin Y, Muñoz RF, Thom DH, Kahn JS. A cross-sectional study of barriers to personal health record use among patients attending a safety-net clinic. PLoS One. 2012; 7(2):e31888. PMID: 22363761.
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    35. Leykin Y, Aguilera A, Torres LD, Pérez-Stable EJ, Muñoz RF. Interpreting the outcomes of automated internet-based randomized trials: example of an International Smoking Cessation Study. J Med Internet Res. 2012 Feb 07; 14(1):e5. PMID: 22314016.
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    36. Christopher PP, Leykin Y, Appelbaum PS, Holtzheimer PE, Mayberg HS, Dunn LB. Enrolling in deep brain stimulation research for depression: influences on potential subjects' decision making. Depress Anxiety. 2012 Feb; 29(2):139-46. PMID: 22095837.
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    37. Leykin Y, Christopher PP, Holtzheimer PE, Appelbaum PS, Mayberg HS, Lisanby SH, Dunn LB. Participants' Perceptions of Deep Brain Stimulation Research for Treatment-Resistant Depression: Risks, Benefits, and Therapeutic Misconception. AJOB Prim Res. 2011 Oct; 2(4):33-41. PMID: 26225215.
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    38. Leykin Y, Muñoz RF, Contreras O. Are consumers of Internet health information "cyberchondriacs"? Characteristics of 24,965 users of a depression screening site. Depress Anxiety. 2012 Jan; 29(1):71-7. PMID: 21681872.
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    39. Leykin Y, Thekdi SM, Shumay DM, Muñoz RF, Riba M, Dunn LB. Internet interventions for improving psychological well-being in psycho-oncology: review and recommendations. Psychooncology. 2012 Sep; 21(9):1016-25. PMID: 21608075.
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    40. Leykin Y, Torres LD, Aguilera A, Muñoz RF. Factor structure of the CES-D in a sample of Spanish- and English-speaking smokers on the Internet. Psychiatry Res. 2011 Jan 30; 185(1-2):269-74. PMID: 20684849.
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    41. Leykin Y, Roberts CS, Derubeis RJ. Decision-Making and Depressive Symptomatology. Cognit Ther Res. 2011 Aug; 35(4):333-341. PMID: 21841849.
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    42. Muñoz RF, Cuijpers P, Smit F, Barrera AZ, Leykin Y. Prevention of major depression. Annu Rev Clin Psychol. 2010; 6:181-212. PMID: 20192789.
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    43. Yan Leykin, Robert J. DeRubeis. Allegiance in Psychotherapy Outcome Research: Separating Association From Bias. Clinical Psychology Science and Practice. 2009 Mar 1; 16(1):54-65.
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    44. Yan Leykin, Robert J. DeRubeis, Richard C. Shelton, Jay D. Amsterdam. Changes in Patients’ Beliefs About the Causes of their Depression Following Successful Treatment. Cognitive Therapy and Research. 2007 Aug 1; 31(4):437-449.
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    45. Leykin Y, Derubeis RJ, Gallop R, Amsterdam JD, Shelton RC, Hollon SD. The relation of patients' treatment preferences to outcome in a randomized clinical trial. Behav Ther. 2007 Sep; 38(3):209-17. PMID: 17697846.
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    46. Leykin Y, Amsterdam JD, DeRubeis RJ, Gallop R, Shelton RC, Hollon SD. Progressive resistance to a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor but not to cognitive therapy in the treatment of major depression. J Consult Clin Psychol. 2007 Apr; 75(2):267-76. PMID: 17469884.
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    47. Neylan TC, Lenoci M, Maglione ML, Rosenlicht NZ, Leykin Y, Metzler TJ, Schoenfeld FB, Marmar CR. The effect of nefazodone on subjective and objective sleep quality in posttraumatic stress disorder. J Clin Psychiatry. 2003 Apr; 64(4):445-50. PMID: 12716248.
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