CURRICULUM VITAE Revised August 15, 2013 Michael R. Von Korff Sc.D. Senior Investigator

CURRICULUM VITAE
Revised August 15, 2013
Michael R. Von Korff Sc.D.
Senior Investigator
Group Health Research Institute
Group Health Cooperative
1730 Minor Avenue, Suite 1600
Seattle WA, 98101
206-287-2874 (Phone)
206-287-2871 (Fax)
[email protected] (email)
EDUCATION
Antioch College; Yellow Springs OH; B.A.; Sociology; 1972.
Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health; Baltimore MD; Sc.D.; Health Operations Research;
1978.
Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health; Baltimore MD; Post-doctoral fellowship; Mental
Disorder Epidemiology. 1979-80.
Languages: Reading knowledge of Dutch
HONORS AND AWARDS
National Research Service Award for doctoral studies, 1974-78.
John Hume Award for outstanding doctoral dissertation in Health Services Administration, 1979.
Delta Omega, honorary public health society, elected 1979.
National Research Service award for postdoctoral studies, 1979-80.
The Dlin/Fischer Clinical Research Award. with Wayne Katon, Elizabeth Lin, Greg Simon, and others for
“Collaborative Management of Depressive Illness to Achieve Treatment Guidelines in Primary
Care”. Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine. 1994.
American Council for Headache Education Lecture Award, “Measuring Pain and Disability in
Headache”, American Association for the Study of Headache, Boston MA, 1995
The Dlin/Fischer Clinical Research Award. with Wayne Katon, Elizabeth Lin, Greg Simon and others for
“Cost-effectiveness of a Collaborative Intervention for Primary Care Treatment of Major
Depression”. Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine. 1996.
Fellow, Association for Health Services Research, elected 1997.
Fellow, Society for Behavioral Medicine, elected 1997.
The Dlin/Fischer Clinical Research Award. with Wayne Katon, Evette Ludman, Elizabeth Lin, Greg
Simon and others for “A Randomized Trial of a Relapse Prevention Intervention in Primary Care “.
Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine. 2000.
Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) Highly Cited Researcher in Psychiatry and Behavioral Science,
2002.
IADR Aubrey Sheiham Award for Distinguished Research in Dental Public Health Sciences for Le
Resche L, Mancl LA, Drangsholt MT, Huang G, Von Korff M. Predictors of onset of facial pain and
temporomandibular disorders in early adolescence. Pain 2007; 129:269-278.
Dr. Lothar Beyer-Stiftung Prize for research on depression therapy general practice (Germany) for J.
Gensichen, and others including M. Von Korff. 2008.
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EMPLOYMENT
Senior Investigator, Group Health Research Institute, Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound, Seattle,
1983-present, promoted to Associate Investigator in 1986; promoted to Senior Investigator in 1993.
Associate Director for Research, Group Health Research Institute, Group Health Cooperative, 1992-1996
and 1999-2005.
Professor, Affiliate appointment, Department of Psychiatry, University of Washington.
Assistant Professor, Department of Mental Hygiene, Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public
Health, Baltimore 1980-3.
RESEARCH GRANTS (as Principal or Co-Principal Investigator)
Active Grants
Co-Principal Investigator, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Arthritis Pain and Insomnia in Older Adults.
9/1/2008 - 8/31/2013. R-01, NIA. Total award $3.5 million. GHRI award: $1.6 million.
Principal Investigator, Transition to Long-term Opioid Use Among Older Adults with Chronic Pain.
6/1/2010 – 5/30/2015. R-01, NIA. Total award $3.0 million. GHRI award: $2.3 million.
Principal Investigator, Identification of Opioid Misuse and Abuse using Electronic Medical Records
and Natural Language Processing (NLP) Algorithms. Pfizer Inc. 5/1/2013 – 1/31/2014. Unrestricted
grant. Total award: $249,000. GHRI award: $249,000.
Completed grants as principal or co-Principal Investigator
Principal Investigator, Transition from Acute to Chronic Pain: Planning and Pilot. Johnson and Johnson
Inc. 9/1/2009 – 8/31-2011. Unrestricted grant. Total award: $764,000. GHRI award: $521,000
Co-Principal Investigator A Randomized Trial of Liaison Psychiatry in Primary Care. 1987-90, Wayne
Katon PI, Funded by NIMH. GHC direct+indirect costs: $317,027.
First Renewal: Co-Principal Investigator. A Randomized Trial of Liaison Psychiatry in Primary
Care 1991-1995, GHC direct+indirect costs: $1,100,404.
Second renewal: Co-Principal Investigator. A Randomized Trial of Liaison Psychiatry in Primary
Care 1995-2000, GHC direct+indirect costs: $1,545,707.
Third renewal; Co-Principal Investigator. A Randomized Trial of Liaison Psychiatry in Primary
Care 2000-2005, GHC direct+indirect costs: $2,423,124.
Fourth renewal; Co-Principal Investigato. A Randomized Trial of Liaison Psychiatry in Primary
Care 2006-2012, GHC direct+indirect costs $3,000,000.
Principal Investigator, Long-term opioid management of chronic pain: Trends and risks. 9/1/2006 4/30/2011. R-01. NIDA. M. Von Korff PI. In collaboration with the Division of Research, Kaiser
Permanente Northern California and the University of Washington. Total award: $2.5 million.
GHRI award: $1.0 million.
Principal Investigator, Depression-diabetes care disparities, adverse outcomes. 4/1/2005 – 3/31/2010.
R-01 NIMH. In collaboration with the University of Washington. Total award: $2.0 million. CHS
award: $1.6 million.
Principal Investigator, Social role disability and mental-physical comorbidity. 1/1/2004 – 12/31/2008.
R-01. NIMH. M. Von Korff PI. In collaboration with Harvard University and the WHO World
Mental Health Survey Consortium. Total award: $2.2 million. CHS award: $1.1 million.
Co-Principal Investigator, Epidemiologic Studies of Temporomandibular Disorders; Samuel Dworkin, PI.
1985-88, Funded by NIDR. GHC direct+indirect costs: $165,489.
Co-Principal Investigator, Program Project: TMD Longitudinal Studies: Clinical/Chronic Pain
Syndromes; Samuel Dworkin, PI. 1989-93, Funded by NIDR. GHC direct+indirect costs: $606,654.
First renewal: Co-Principal Investigator, Program Project: TMD Longitudinal Studies:
Clinical/Chronic Pain Syndromes; Linda Leresche, PI. 1994-1999, funded by NIDR. GHC
direct+indirect costs: $936,942. [Principal Investigator of Project on Chronic Pain and Chronic
Episodes of Care within program project].
Second renewal: Co-principal Investigator, Program Project: TMD Longitudinal Studies:
Clinical/Chronic Pain Syndromes; Linda Le Resche, PI. 1999-2004, funded by NIDR. GHC
Direct+indirect costs: $1,353,287. [Principal Investigator of Project on Chronic Pain
Management in Primary Care within Program Project].
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Principal Investigator, Medical Care and Risks of Dysfunctional Chronic Pain. 1989-1992, Funded by
AHCPR. GHC direct+indirect costs: $834,503.
First renewal: Principal Investigator, Medical Care and Risks of Dysfunctional Chronic Pain. Funded by
AHCPR.1993-94 GHC direct+indirect costs $398,778.
Principal Investigator, Studies of migraine and other common forms of headache, Funded by Glaxo
Research Institute. 1994-95, GHC direct+indirect costs: $44,098.
Principal Investigator, Costs of Care of Chronic Conditions in Managed Care. Funded by Glaxo Research
Institute. 1995-98, GHC direct+indirect costs $533,767.
Co-Principal Investigator, Enhancing Self-Management of Back Pain in Primary Care. James Moore,
Principal Investigator, Funded by the Boeing Foundation. 1997-99, GHC direct+indirect costs:
$118,680.
Principal Investigator, Conference grant, “Requirements for Effective Chronic Disease Management”,
funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. 1996, GHC direct+indirect costs: $28,978.
Principal Investigator, Conference Grants, “Working Meeting of the Investigators of the World Health
Organization Collaborative Study of Psychological Problems in General Health Care, Funded by
Synthelabo. First meeting September 1995 $80,000, second meeting October 1997 $80,000.
Co-Principal Investigator, Conference Grants, “Improving Care for Depression in Organized Health Care
Systems”. February 25-26, 1999. Funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation ($20,000), the
National Institute of Mental Health ($15,000) and the Hartford Foundation ($15,000).
Principal Investigator, “Evaluation of a Depression Telephone Follow-up System Packaged for
Dissemination to Non-Profit HMO’s”. 1998-2000. GHC direct+indirect costs $28,000.
Co-Principal Investigator. “Costs of Care of Irritable Bowel Syndrome”. 1999-2000. Funded by Glaxo
Wellcome. GHC direct+indirect costs $147,900.
Co Principal Investigator (Rona Levy, PI). “Intergeneration transmission of illness behavior”. Funded by
National Institute of Child Health and Development. 1999-2002. GHC direct+indirect costs
$215,307.
Co-Principal investigator (Judy Turner, PI). “Male Pelvic Pain Problems”. Funded by Paul Allen
Foundation. 1998-2002. GHC direct+indirect costs $399,353.
Principal Investigator, Integrated care for depression and chronic back pain. 7/1/2004 – 7/31/2007. R-34.
NIMH. CHS award: $0.6 million.
Co-Principal Investigator, Conquest Study: Impact of Chronic Constipation. 6/1/2006 to 3/1/2008. W.
Whitehead PI, In collaboration with University of North Carolina. Total CHS award: $0.4 million.
OTHER EXPERIENCE
Statistical Consultant, ADAMHA, Mental and Nervous Disorder Cost and Utilization Study, 1979.
Co-Investigator and Project Coordinator, Johns Hopkins, NIMH Epidemiologic Catchment Area
Program. 1979-1983.
Member, Inter-Site Methods Committee, NIMH Epidemiologic Catchment Area Program, 1981-1983.
Co-organizer, First NIMH International Conference on Mental Disorder in General Health Care Settings.
Held in Seattle WA June 25-26, 1987 (this conference has been continued annually by NIMH
subsequently).
Consultant, National Center for Health Statistics Evaluation of Pain Data, 1987-88.
Study Advisor, World Health Organization, International Collaborative Study on Psychological Problems
in General Health Care Settings, 1989-present.
Study Advisor, World Health Organization, Working Group on the Development of the WHO Disability
Assessment Schedule II. 1997-present.
Co-organizer, Temporomandibular Disorders Research Diagnostic Crieteria Conference, Department of
Oral Medicine, University of Washington, with Samuel Dowrkin and Linda Le Resche, Funded by
NIDR.
Co-organizer, Critical Next Steps to Improve Collaborative Management of Chronic Illness. Conference
funded by Robert Wood Johnson Foundation held in Seattle WA, June 28-28, 1996.
Conference organizer, “Working Meeting of the Investigators of the World Health Organization
Collaborative Study of Psychological Problems in General Health Care, First meeting September
1995, second meeting October 1997.
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Conference Organizer, “ Improving Care for Depression in Organized Health Care Systems “, funded by
the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the National Institute of Mental Health and the Hartford
Foundation. Seattle WA, February 24-26, 1999.
Member, NIH Study Section, National Institute of Mental Health Health Services Study Section,
February 1998-1999. NIMH Intervention study section 1999-2001.
PUBLICATIONS
Papers in peer reviewed journals (in chronological order)
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Pope B, Nudler S, Von Korff MR, McGhee JP. The experienced professional interviewer versus
the complete novice. J Consult Clin Psychol. 1974 Oct; 42:680-690.
Von Korff M. A statistical model of the duration of mental hospitalization: the mixed
exponential distribution. J Math Sociology 1979; 6:169-75.
Von Korff M and Parker RD. The dynamics of the prevalence of chronic episodic disease. J
Chronic Diseases 1980; 33:79-85.
Kramer M, Von Korff M and Kessler LG. The lifetime prevalence of mental disorders:
Estimation, uses and limitations. Psychological Medicine 1980; 12:429-435.
Reuter J and Von Korff M. Chronic patients in mental health centers. Administration in Mental
Health 1980; 7:187-99.
Von Korff M and Anthony JC. The NIMH diagnostic interview schedule modified to record
current mental status. J Affective Disorders 1982; 4:365-71.
Anthony JC, LeResche LA, Niaz U, Von Korff M and Folstein M. Limits of the ‘mini-mental
state’ as a screening test for dementia and delirium among hospital patients. Psychological
Medicine 1982; 12:397-404.
Eaton WW, Holzer C, Von Korff M, et al. The design of the Epidemiologic Catchment Area
surveys: the control and measurement of error. Arch Gen Psychiatry 1984; 41:942-948.
Shapiro S, Skinner EA, Kessler LG, Von Korff M, et al. Utilization of health and mental health
services at three ECA sites. Arch Gen Psychiatry 1984; 41:971-78.
Von Korff M, Wagner EH. Controlled assignment of patients to practioners: an approach to the
evaluation of health care for common conditions. Controlled Clin Trials. 1985; 6(3):233.
Von Korff M, Eaton WW, Keyl P. The epidemiology of panic attacks and panic disorder:
Results of three community surveys. Am J Epidem 1985; 122:970-981.
Von Korff M, Nestadt G, Romanoski A, et al. Prevalence of treated and untreated
schizophrenia: Results of a two-stage community survey. J Nervous and Ment Dis 1985;
173:577-581.
Anthony JC, LeResche L, Von Korff M, et al. Screening for delirium on a general medical ward.
Gen Hosp Psychiatry 1985; 7:36-42.
Anthony JC, Folstein M, Romanoski A, Von Korff M et al. Comparison of the lay diagnostic
interview schedule and a standardized psychiatric diagnosis. Arch Gen Psychiatry 1985;
42:667-675.
Kramer M, German PS, Anthony JC, Von Korff M and Skinner EA. Patterns of mental disorders
among the elderly residents of Eastern Baltimore. J Am Geriatrics Assoc 1985; 33:236-245.
German PS, Shapiro S, Skinner EA, Von Korff M et al. Detection and management of mental
health problems of older patients by primary care providers. JAMA 1987; 257:489-493.
Shapiro S, German PS, Skinner EA, Von Korff M, et al. An experiment to change detection and
management of mental morbidity in primary care. Med Care 1987; 25:327-339.
Von Korff M, Katon W, Lin EHB and Wagner EH. Evaluation of psychiatric consultation
liaison in primary care settings. Gen Hosp Psychiatry 1987; 9:118-125.
Von Korff M, Myers L.The primary care physician and psychiatric services. Gen Hosp
Psychiatry 1987; 9:235-240.
Von Korff, M, Shapiro S, Burke JD, et al. Anxiety and depression in a primary care clinic:
Comparison of the DIS, GHQ, and practitioner assessments. Arch Gen Psychiatry 1987;
44:152-156.
Von Korff M, Dworkin SF, Le Resche L and Kruger A. An epidemiologic comparison of pain
complaints. Pain 1988; 32:173-183.
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Von Korff M, Howard JA, Truelove EL, Wagner E and Dworkin S. Temporomandibular
disorders: Variation in clinical practice. Medical Care 1988; 26:307-314.
Lin EHB, Von Korff M, Wagner EW. Identifying suicide potential in primary care: Limitations
of crisis intervention. J General Internal Medicine 1989; 4:1-6.
Cheadle A, Psaty B, Wagner E, Diehr P, Koepsell T, Curry S, Von Korff M. Evaluating
community-based nutrition programs: assessing the validity and reliability of a survey of
grocery store product displays. Am J Public Health 1990; 80:709-711.
Katon W, Von Korff M, Lin E, Lipscomb P, Russo J, Wagner E, Polk E. Distressed high utilizers
of medical care: DSM-III-R diagnoses and treatment needs. General Hospital Psychiatry
1990; 12:355-362.
Dworkin SF, Von Korff MR, Le Resche L. Multiple pains and psychiatric disturbance: an
epidemiologic investigation. Archives General Psychiatry 1990; 47:239-244.
Dworkin SF, Huggins KH, Le Resche LA, Von Korff M, Howard J, Truelove E, Sommers E.
Epidemiology of signs and symptoms in temporomandibular disorders: I. clinical signs in
cases and controls. J Am Dental Association 1990; 120:273-281.
Von Korff M, Dworkin SF, Le Resche L. Graded chronic pain status: an epidemiologic
evaluation. Pain 1990; 40:279-291.
Dworkin SF, Le Resche L, DeRouen T, Von Korff M. Assessing clinical signs of
temporomandibular disorders: reliability of clinical examiners. J Prosthetic Dentistry 1990;
63:574-579.
Dworkin SF, Le Resche L, Von Korff M. Diagnostic studies of temporomandibular disorders:
challenges from an epidemiologic perspective. Anesthesia Progress 1990; 37:147-154.
Wagner EH, Koepsell TD, Anderman C, and 12 others including Von Korff M. The evaluation
of the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation’s Community Health Promotion Grant Program:
Design. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology 1991; 7:685-699.
Psaty B, Cheadle A, Curry S, McKenna T, Koepsell TD, Wickizer T, Von Korff M, Diehr P,
Perrin E, Wagner, EH. Sampling elderly in the community: a comparison of commerical
telemarketing lists and random-digit dialing techniques for asessing health behaviors and
health status. Am J Epidemiology 1991; 134:96-106.
Reidy R and Von Korff M. Is battered women’s help-seeking connected to their level of abuse?
Public Health Reports 1991; 106: 360-364.
Katon W, Lin E, Von Korff M, Russo J, Lipscomb P and Bush T. Somatization: a spectrum of
severity. Am J Psychiatry 1991; 148:34-40.
Lin E, Katon W, Von Korff M, Bush T, Lipscomb P, Russo J, Wagner E. Frustrating patients:
physician and patient perspectives among distressed high users of medical services. General
Internal Medicine 1991; 6:241-246.
Von Korff M, Wagner EH, Dworkin SF, Saunders K. Chronic pain and use of ambulatory health
care. Psychosomatic Medicine 1991; 53:61-79.
Simon G and Von Korff M. Somatization and psychiatric disorder in the NIMH Epidemiologic
Catchment Area study. Am J Psychiatry 1991; 148:1494-1500.
Von Korff M and Marshall J. High cost HMO enrollees:Analysis of one physician’s panel. HMO
Practice 1992; 6:20-25.
Von Korff M, Wagner E and Saunders K. A chronic disease score from automated pharmacy
data. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology 1992; 45:197-203.
Von Korff M, Koepsell T, Curry S and Diehr P. Multilevel analysis in epidemiologic research on
health behaviors and outcomes. Am J Epidemiology 1992; 135:1077-1082.
Von Korff M, Wickizer T, Maeser J, O’Leary P, Pearson D, Beery W. Community activation
and health promotion: Identification of key organizations. Am J Health Promotion 1992;
7:110-117.
Katon W, Von Korff M, Lin E, Bush T and Ormel J. Adequacy and duration of antidepressant
treatment in primary care. Medical Care 1992; 30:67-76.
Katon WJ, Von Korff M, Lin E. Panic disorder: relationship to high medical utilization. Am J
Med. 1992;92(1A):7S-11S.
Von Korff M, Ormel J, Katon W and Lin EHB. Disability and depression among high utilizers of
health care: a longitudinal analysis. Archives of General Psychiatry 1992; 49:91-100.
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Katon W, Von Korff M, Lin E, Bush T and Lipscomb P, Russo J. A randomized trial of
psychiatric consultation with distressed high utilizers. General Hospital Psychiatry 1992;
14:86-98.
Von Korff M. Case definitions in primary care: the need for clinical epidemiology. General
Hospital Psychiatry 1992; 14:293-295.
Simon G and Von Korff M. Reevaluation of secular trends in depression rates. Am J
Epidemiology 1992; 135:1411-1422.
Dworkin SF, Von Korff M and Le Resche L. Epidemiologic studies of chronic pain: A dynamicecologic perspective. Annals of Behavioral Medicine 1992; 14:3-11.
Truelove T, Sommers EE, Le Resche L, Dworkin SF, and Von Korff M. Clinical diagnostic
criteria for TMD: new classification permits multiple diagnoses. J Am Dental Association
1992; 123:47-54.
Von Korff M, Ormel J, Keefe F and Dworkin SF. Grading the severity of chronic pain. Pain
1992; 50:133-149.
Whitney C and Von Korff M. Regression to the mean in treated versus untreated chronic pain.
Pain 1992; 50:281-285.
Von Korff MR, Dworkin SF, Fricton J and Orhbach R. Research Diagnostic Criteria for
Temporomandibular Disorders: review, criteria, examinations and specifications, critique:
Axis II: Pain-related disability and psychological status. . J Craniomandibular Disorders
Facial and Oral Pain 1992; 4:327-334.
Von Korff M, Deyo RA, Cherkin D, and Barlow W. Back pain in primary care: outcomes at one
year. Spine 1993; 18:855-862.
Von Korff M, Le Resche L and Dworkin SF. First onset of common pain symptoms: A
prospective study of depression as a risk factor. Pain 1993: 55:251-258.
Wickizer TM, Von Korff M, Cheadle A, Maeser J, Pearson D, Beery W, Wagner EH, Psaty BM.
Activating communities for health promotion: a process evaluation method. Am J Public
Health 1993; 83:561-567.
Ormel J, Von Korff M, Van Den Brink W, Katon W, Brilman E and Oldehinkel T. Depression,
anxiety and social disability show synchrony of change in primary care patients. Am J Public
Health 1993; 83:385-390.
Sartorius N, Ustun TB, Costa e Silva JA, Goldberg D, Lecrubier Y, Ormel H, Von Korff M,
Wittchen HU. An International Study of Psychological Problems in Primary Care. Arch Gen
Psychiatry 1993; 50:819-824.
Simon GE, Von Korff M, Wagner EH and Barlow W. Patterns of antidepressant use in
community practice. General Hospital Psychiatry 1993: 15:399-408.
Simon GE, Revicki D, Von Korff M. Telephone assessment of depression severity. J Psychiatric
Research 1993: 27:247-252.
Psaty B, Cheadle A, Koepsell TD, Diehr P, Wickizer T, Curry S, Von Korff M, Perrin EB,
Pearson DC, Wagner EH. Race- and ethnicity-specific characteristics of participants lost to
follow-up in a telephone cohort. Am J Epidemiology 1994; 140:161-171.
Katon W, Von Korff M, Lin E, Walker E, Simon G, Robinson P, Bush T, Irvin S. Methodologic
issues in randomized trials of liaison psychiatry in primary care. Psychsomatic Medicine
1994; 56:97-103.
Simon GE, Von Korff M, Durham ML. Predictors of outpatient mental health utilization by
primary care patients in a Health Maintenance Organization. Am J Psychiatry 1994; 151:908913.
Wagner EH, Von Korff M, Simon GE. Anxious and depressed patients in primary care: the need
for more clinical epidemiology. J General Internal Medicine 1994; 9:34-535.
Ormel J, Von Korff M, Ustun TB, Pini S, Korten A, Oldehinkel T. Common mental disorders
and disability across cultures: Results from the WHO Collaborative Study on psychological
problems in general health care. JAMA 1994; 272:1741-1748.
Katon W, Lin E, Von Korff M, Bush T, Walker E, Simon G and Robinson P. The predictors of
persistence of depression in primary care. J Affective Disorders 1994; 31:81-90.
Stang PE and Von Korff M. The diagnosis of headache in primary care: factors in the agreement
of clinical and standardized diagnoses. Headache 1994: 34:138-142.
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Turner JA, Deyo RA, Loeser JD, Von Korff M, Fordyce WE. The importance of placebo effects
in pain treatment and research. JAMA, 1994; 271:1609-1614.
68. Von Korff M, Lipton R, Stewart WE. Assessing headache severity: new directions. Neurology
1994; 44(suppl 6) S40-S46.
69. Von Korff M, Barlow W, Cherkin D, Deyo RA. Effects of practice style in managing back pain.
Annals of Internal Medicine 1994; 121:187-195.
70. Lipton RB, Stewart WF, Von Korff M. The burden of migraine. Pharmacoeconomics 1994:
6:215-221.
71. Von Korff M. Studying the natural history of back pain. Spine 1994; 19:2041S-2046S.
72. Simon G, Ormel J, Von Korff M, Barlow W. Health care costs associated with depressive and
anxiety disorders in primary care. Am J Psychiatry 1995; 152:352-357.
73. Lin E, Von Korff M, Katon W, Bush T, Simon GE, Walker E, Robinson P. The role of the
primary care physician in patients’ adherence to antidepressant therapy. Medical Care 1995;
33:67-74.
74. Simon GE, Wagner E, Von Korff M. Cost-effectiveness comparisons using “real-world”
randomized trials: the case of new antidepressant drugs. J Clinical Epidemiology 1995;
48:363-373.
75. Katon W, Von Korff M, Lin E, Walker E, Simon G, Bush T, Robinson P, Russo J. Collaborative
management to achieve treatment guidelines: impact on depression in primary care. JAMA,
1995; 273:1026-1031.
76. Robinson P, Bush T, Von Korff M, Katon W, Lin E, Simon GE, Walker E. Primary care
physician use of cognitive behavioral techniques with depressed patients. J Family Practice
1995; 40:352-357.
77. Von Korff M, Galer B, Stang P. Chronic use of symptomatic headache medications. Pain 1995;
62:179-186.
78*. Clark DO, Von Korff M, Saunders K, Baluch B. A chronic disease score with empirically
derived weights. Medical Care 1995; 33:783-795.
79. Simon GE and Von Korff M. Recall of psychiatric history in cross-sectional surveys:
implications for epidemiologic research. Epidemiologic Reviews 1995; 17:221-227.
80. Simon GE, Von Korff M, Ustun TB, Gater R, Gureje O, Sartorius N. Is the lifetime risk of
depression actually increasing? J Clin Epidemiology 1995; 48:1109-1118.
81. Simon GE and Von Korff M. Recognition, management and outcomes of depression in primary
care. Arch Family Medicine 1995; 4:99-105.
82. Simon GE, Von Korff M, Barlow W. Health care costs of primary care patients with recognized
depression. Arch Gen Psychiatry 1995: 52:850-856.
83. Simon GE, Lin EHB, Katon W, Saunders K, Von Korff M, Walker E, Bush T, Robinson P.
Outcomes of “inadequate” antidepressant treatment. J Gen Internal medicine 1995; 10:663670.
84*. Dionne C, Koepsell TD, Von Korff M, Deyo RA, Barlow WE, Checkoway H. Formal education
and back-related disability: in search of an explanation. Spine 1995; 20:2721-2730.
85. Simon GE, Von Korff M. Delivery of services to mood disordered patients. Current Opinion in
Psychiatry 1996; 9:30-34.
86. Simon GE, Grothaus L, Durham M, Von Korff M, Pabiniak C. Impact of visit copayments on
outpatient mental health utilization by members of a Health Maintenance Organization. Am J
Psychiatry 1996; 153:331-338.
87. Wagner EH, Austin BT, Von Korff M. Improving Outcomes in Chronic Illness. Managed Care
Quarterly 1996; 4:12-25.
88. Simon GE, Von Korff M, Heiligstein J, Revicki D, Grothaus L, Katon WJ, Wagner EH. Initial
antidepressant choice in primary care: effectiveness and cost of fluoxetine vs. tricyclic
antidepressants. JAMA 1996; 275:1897-1902.
89. Von Korff M, Ustun TB, Ormel J, Kaplan I, and Simon G. Self-report disability in an
international primary care study of psychological illness. J Clin Epidemiology 1996; 49:297303.
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90*. Engel CC, Von Korff M, Katon WJ. Back pain in primary care: predictors of high health care
costs. Pain 1996; 65:197-204.
91. Von Korff M and Simon G. The relationship between pain and depression. British Journal of
Psychiatry 1996; 168:supplement 30:101-108.
92. Simon GE, Von Korff M, Barlow W, Pabiniak C, Wagner E. Predictors of chronic
benzodiazapine use in a Health Maintenance Organization sample. J Clin Epidemiology
1996; 49:1067-1073.
93. Katon W, Robinson P, Von Korff M, Lin E, Bush T, Ludman E, Simon G, Walker E. A
multifaceted intervention to improve treatment of depression in primary care. Archives Gen
Psychiatry 1996; 53:924-932.
94. Wagner EH, Austin BT, VonKorff M. Organizing care for patients with chronic illness. The
Milbank Quarterly 1996; 74:511-544.
95. Von Korff M and Saunders K. The course of back pain in primary care. Spine 1996; 21:28332837.
96. Von Korff M and Simon GE, The prevalence and impact of common psychological disorders in
primary care: HMO research needed to improve care. HMO Practice 1996; 10:150-155.
97. LeResche L, Saunders K, Von Korff M, Barlow W, Dworkin SF. Use of exogenous hormones
and risk of temporomandibular disorder pain. Pain 1997; 69:153-160.
98*. Dionne C, Koepsell TD, Von Korff M, Deyo RA, Barlow WE, Checkoway H. Predicting longterm functional limitations among back pain patients in primary care settings. J Clin
Epidemiology 1997; 50:31-44.
99. Lipton RB, Stewart WF, Von Korff M. Burden of migraine: societal costs and therapeutic
opportunities. Neurology 1997; 48 (suppl 3): S4-S9.
100. Robinson P, Katon W, Von Korff M, Bush T, Simon G, Lin E, Walker E. The education of
depressed primary care patients: what do patients think of interactive booklets and a video? J
Family Practice 1997; 44:562-571.
101. Ormel J, Lindenberg S, Steverink N, Von Korff M. Quality of life and social production
functions: a framework for understanding health effects. Social Science and Medicine 1997;
45:1051-1063.
102. Fishman P, Von Korff M, Lozano P, Hecht J. Chronic care costs in managed care. Health Affairs
1997; 16:239-247.
103. Lozano P, Fishman P, Von Korff, M, Hecht J. Health care utilization and cost among children
with asthma who were enrolled in a Health Maintenance Organization. Pediatrics 1997; 99:
757-764.
104. Russo J, Katon W, Lin E, Von Korff M, Bush T, Simon G, Walker E. Neuroticism and
extraversion as predictors of health outcomes in depressed primary care patients.
Psychosomatics 1997; 38:339-348.
105. Katon W, Von Korff M, Lin E, Unützer J, Simon G, Walker E, Ludman E, Bush T. Populationbased care of depression: effective disease management strategies to decrease prevalence.
General Hospital Psychiatry 1997; 19:169-178.
106. Simon G, Von Korff M. Prevalence, burden, and treatment of insomnia in primary care. Am J of
Psychiatry 1997; 154:1417-1423.
107. Von Korff M, Gruman J, Schaefer J, Curry S, Wagner EH. Collaborative Management of
Chronic Illness. Annals of Internal Medicine 1997; 127:1097-1102.
108. Gruman J and Von Korff M. The patient as a co-manager in the health care system. Seminars in
Dialysis 1997; 10:329-334.
109. Von Korff M. Forward to: Subcutaneous sumatriptan and its impact on quality of life,
productivity and patient satisfaction: a multinational study. Pharmaceconomics 1997; 11
(supplement 1): v-vii.
110. Lin E, Katon W, Simon G, VonKorff M, Bush T, Rutter C, Saunders K, Walker E. Achieving
guidelines for the treatment of depression in primary care: Is physician education enough?
Med Care 1997; 35:831-842.
111. Katon W, Von Korff M, Lin E, Simon G, Walker E, Bush T, Ludman E. Collaborative
management to achieve depression treatment guidelines. J Clin Psychiatry. 1997; 58:suppl
1:20-23.
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112. Wickizer TM, Wagner EH, Cheadle A, Pearson D, Beery W, Maeser J, Psaty B, Von Korff M,
Koepsell T, Diehr P, Perrin EB. Implementation of the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation’s
Community Health Promotion Grant Program: A process evaluation. Milbank Q 1998;76 (1)
121-47.
113. Gruman J, Von Korff M, Reynolds J, Wagner EH. Organizing health care for people with
seizures and epilepsy. J Ambulatory Care Management 1998; 21:1-17.
114. Von Korff M, Katon W, Bush T, Lin E, Simon GE, Saunders K, Ludman E, Walker E, Unützer
J. Treatment costs, cost offset and cost-effectiveness of collaborative management of
depression. Psychosomatic Medicine 1998; 60:143-149.
115. Stang PE, Von Korff M, Galer BS. Reduced Labor Force Participation Among Primary Care
Patients with Headache. J General Internal Medicine 1998; 13:296-302.
116. Simon GE, Revicki DA, Grothaus L, Von Korff M. SF-36 summary scores: are physical and
mental health truly distinct? Medical Care 1998; 36:567-572.
117. Simon GE, Von Korff M. Suicide mortality among patients treated for depression in an insured
population. American Journal of Epidemiology 1998; 147:155-160.
118. Simon G, Katon W, Von Korff M, Lin E, Robinson P, Bush T, Walker E, Ludman E, Russo J,
Rutter C. Impact of improved depression treatment in primary care on daily functioning and
disability. Psychological Medicine 1998; 28:693-701.
119*. Gureje O, Von Korff M, Simon GE, Gater R. Persistent pain and well being: A World Health
Organization study in primary care. JAMA 1998; 280:147-151.
120. Turner J, Le Resche L, Von Korff M, Saunders K, Ehrlich K Back pain in primary care: Patient
characteristics, content of initial visit, and short-term outcomes.. Spine 1998; 23:463-469.
121. Von Korff M, Stewart WF, Lipton RB. Migraine and reduced work performance: a populationbased diary study. Neurology 1998; 50:1741-1745.
122. Lin EHB, Katon WJ, Von Korff M, Russo JE, Simon GE, Bush TM, Rutter CM, Walker EA,
Ludman,E. Relapse of Depression in Primary Care: Rate and Clinical Predictors. Arch
Family Med 1998; 7:443-449.
123. Deyo RA, Battie M, Roland M, Beurkins AJHM, Bombarier C, Croft P, Koes B, Malmivaara A,
Roland M, Von Korff M, Waddell G. Outcome measures for low back pain research: A
proposal for standardized use. Spine 1998; 23:2003-2013.
124. Von Korff M, Moore JE, Lorig K, Cherkin DC, Saunders K, Gonzales VM, Laurent D, Rutter C,
Comite F. A randomized trial of a lay person-led self-management group intervention for
back pain patients in primary care. Spine 1998; 23:2608-2615.
125. Stewart WF, Lipton RB, Simon D, Von Korff M, Liberman J. Reliability of an illness severity
measure for headache in a population sample of migraine sufferers. Cephalagia 1998; 18:4451.
126. Gruman J, Von Korff M. Employee self-management of health: techniques that improve
outcomes and cut costs. Managing Employee Health Benefits 1998; 23:2608-2615.
127. Stewart WF, Lipton RB, Simon D, Liberman J, Von Korff M. Validity of an illness severity
measure for headache in a population sample of migraine sufferers. Pain 1999; 79:291-301.
128. Unutzer J, Katon W, Russo J, Simon G, Bush T, Walker E, Lin E, Von Korff M, Ludman E.
Patterns of care for depressed older adults in a large-staff model HMO. Am J Geriatr
Psychiatry. 1999;7(3):235-43.
129*. Tiemens BG, Von Korff M, Lin EHB. Diagnosis of depression by primary care physicians
versus a structured diagnostic interview. Understanding discordance. General Hospital
Psychiatry 1999; 21:87-96.
130*. Walker EA, Unützer J, Rutter C, Gelfand A, Saunders K, Von Korff M, Koss MP, Katon W.
Costs of health care use by women HMO members with a history of childhood abuse and
neglect. Arch Gen Psychiatry 1999; 56:609-613.
131. Lin EHB, Simon GE, Katon WJ, Russo JE, Von Korff M, Bush TM, Ludman EJ, Walker EA.
Can Enhanced Acute Phase Treatment of Depression Improve Long-Term Outcomes? A
Report of Randomized Trials in Primary Care. Am.J Psychiatry 1999; 156:643-645.
132. Simon GE, Heiligenstein J, Revicki D, VonKorff M, Katon WJ, Ludman E, Grothaus L, Wagner
E. Long-term outcomes of initial antidepressant drug choice in a “real world” randomized
trial. Arch Fam Med 1999; 8:319-325.
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133. Ormel J, Von Korff M, Simon G, Tiemens BG, Oldehinkel AJ, Ustun TB. Onset of disability in
depressed and non-depressed primary care patients. Psychological Medicine 1999;29(4):84753.
134. Wagner EH, Davis C, Schaefer J, Von Korff M, Austin B. A survey of leading chronic disease
management programs: Are they consistent with the literature? Managed Care Quarterly
1999; 7:56-66.
135. Gruman J and Von Korff M. Self-management services: their role in disease management.
Disease Management and Health Outcomes 1999; Sept 6, 151-158.
136. Simon GE, Von Korff M, Piccinelli M, Fullerton C, Ormel J. An international study of the
relation between somatic symptoms and depression. New England Journal of Medicine 1999;
341:1329-1325.
137. Saunders K, Von Korff M, Pruitt S, Moore JE. Self-care orientation: prediction of physician
visits and prescription medicine use for back pain. Pain 1999; 83:369-377.
138. Katon W, Von Korff M, Lin EHB, Simon G, Walker E, Unützer J, Bush T, Russo J, Ludman E.
Stepped Collaborative Care for Primary Care Patients with Persistent Symptoms of
Depression: a randomized trial. Archives of General Psychiatry 1999; 56:1109-1115.
139*. Dionne CE, Von Korff M, Koepsell TD, Deyo RA, Barlow WE, Checkoway H. A comparison
of pain, functional limitations, and work status indices as outcome measures in back pain
research. Spine 1999; 24:2339-2345.
140. Von Korff M, Black LK, Saunders K and Galer BS. Headache medication use among primary
care headache patients in a health maintenance organization. Cephalagia 1999; 19:575-80.
141. Walker EA, Gelfand A, Katon WJ, Koss MP, Von Korff M, Bernstein D, Russo J. Adult health
status of women with histories of childhood abuse and neglect. Am J Medicine 1999;
107:332-339.
142. Von Korff M and Tiemens B. Individualized stepped care of chronic illness. Western Journal of
Medicine 2000; 172:133-137.
143. Simon GE, Von Korff M, Rutter C, Wagner E. Randomised trial of monitoring, feedback and
management of care by telephone to improve treatment of depression in primary care. British
Medical Journal 2000; 320: 550-554.
144. Moore JE, Von Korff M, Cherkin D, Saunders K, Lorig K. A randomized trial of a cognitivebehavioral program for enhancing back pain self-care in a primary care setting. Pain 2000;
88:145-153.
145. Saunders KW, Von Korff M, Grothaus LC. Predictors of participation in primary care groupformat back pain self-care interventions. Clinical Journal of Pain 2000; 16:236-243.
146. Von Korff M, Jensen M, Karoly M. Assessing global pain severity by self-report in clinical and
health services research. Spine 2000; 25:3140-3151.
147. Walker EA, Katon WJ, Russo JE, Von Korff M, Lin EHB, Simon GE, Bush TM, Ludman EJ,
Unützer J. Predictors of outcome in a primary care depression trial. J General Internal
Medicine 2000; 15:859-867.
148. Wagner EH, Wickizer TM, Cheadle A, Psaty BM, Koepsell TD, Diehr P, Curry SJ, Von Korff
M, Anderman C, Beery WL, Pearson DC, Perrin EB. The Kaiser Family Foundation
Community Health Promotion Grants Program: Findings from an outcome evaluation.
Health Services Research 2000; 35:561-589.
149. Katon W, Rutter CM, Lin E, Simon G, Von Korff M, Bush T, Walker E, Ludman E. Are there
detectable differences in quality of care or outcome of depression across primary care
providers? Medical Care 2000; 38:552-561.
150. Lin EHB, Von Korff M, Russo J, Katon W, Simon GE, Bush T, Ludman E. Does Depression
Treatment in Primary Care Improve Function? Archives of Family Medicine 2000; 22:78-83.
151. Levy RL, Whitehead WE, Von Korff MR, Feld AD. Intergenerational transmission of
gastrointestinal illness behavior. Am J Gastroenterology 2000; 95:451-456.
152. Simon GE, Revicki D, Heiligenstein J, Grothaus, L, Von Korff M, Katon WJ, Hylan TR.
Recovery from depression, work productivity, and health care costs among primary care
patients. General Hospital Psychiatry 2000; 22(3)L153-62.
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153. Lin EH, Von Korff M, Russo J, Katon W, Simon GE, Unützer J, Bush T, Walker E, Ludman E.
Can depression treatment in primary care reduce disability? A stepped care approach. Arch
Fam Med 2000: 9(10):1052-8.
154. Ludman E, Von Korff M, Katon W, Lin EHB, Simon G, Walker E, Unützer J, Bush T, Wahab S.
The Design, Implementation and Acceptance of a Primary Care-Based Intervention to
Prevent Depression Relapse. International Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine 2000; 30:229245.
155. Ormel H and Von Korff M. Synchrony of change in depression and disability: what next?
Invited commentary. Archives of General Psychiatry 2000; 57:381-382.
156. Lin EHB, Katon WJ, Simon GE, Von Korff M, Bush TM, Walker EA, Unützer J, Ludman EJ.
Low-intensity treatment of depression in primary care: Is it problematic? General Hospital
Psychiatry 2000; 22:78-83.
157. Von Korff M, Jensen MP, Karoly P. Assessing global pain severity by self-report in clinical and
health services research. Spine. 2000; 25:3140-3151.
158. Von Korff M and Moore JE. Stepped care for back pain: Activating approaches for primary care.
Annals of Internal Medicine 2001; 134:911-917.
159. Katon W, Rutter C, Ludman EJ, Von Korff M, Lin EHB, Simon G, Walker E, Unützer J, Bush
T. A randomized trial of relapse prevention of depression in primary care. Arch Gen
Psychiatry. 2001; 58:241-247.
160. Gureje O, Simon GE, Von Korff M. A cross-national study of the course of persistent pain in
primary care. Pain 2001; 92:195-200.
161. Katon W, Von Korff M, Lin E, Simon G. Rethinking practitioner roles in chronic illness: the
specialist, primary care physician and the practice nurse. General Hospital Psychiatry 2001;
23:138-144.
162*. Dionne CE, Von Korff M, Koepsell TD, Deyo RA, Barlow WE, Checkoway H. Formal
education and back pain: a review. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2001; 55:455-68.
163. Simon GE, Von Korff M, Rutter CM, Peterson DA. Treatment process and outcomes for
managed care patients receiving new antidepressant prescriptions from psychiatrists and
primary care physicians. Archives of General Psychiatry 2001; 58:395-401.
164. Von Korff M, Unützer J, Katon W, Wells K. Improving care for depression in organized health
care systems: A conference report. J Family Practice 2001; 50:530-1.
165. Von Korff M, Katon W, Unutzer J, Wells K, Wagner EH. Improving depression care: barriers,
solutions, and research needs. J Fam Pract 2001;50:E1.
166. Levy RL, Von Korff M, Whitehead WE, Stang P, Saunders K, Jhingran P, Barghout V, Feld
AD. Costs of care for Irritable Bowel Syndrome patients in a health maintenance
organization. Gastroenterology 2001; 96:3122-3129.
167. Von Korff M and Goldberg DP. Improving outcomes in depression. British Medical Journal.
2001: 323:948-949.
168. Simon GE, Katon WJ, Von Korff M, Unützer J, Lin EHB, Walker EA, Bush T, Rutter C,
Ludman E. Cost-effectiveness of a collaborative care program for primary care patients with
persistent depression. Am J Psychiatry 2001 Oct;158(10):1638-44.
169. Von Korff M, Jensen M, Karoly P. Assessing global pain severity by self-report. The
Economics of Neuroscience. 2002; 4:34-39.
170. Turner JA, Hauge S, Von Korff M, Saunders K, Lowe M, Berger R, Primary care and urology
patients with male pelvic pain syndrome: Symptoms and Quality of Life. Journal of
Urology. 2002; 167:1768-1773.
171. Von Korff, M. Recall of back pain symptoms: Better than we thought. Point of View. Spine
2002;27:994.
172. Bonomi AE, Wagner EH, Glasgow RE, Von Korff M. Assessment of Chronic Illness Care
(ACIC): A practical tool to measure quality improvement. Health Services Research;
2002;37:791-820.
173. Simon GE, Goldberg DP, Von Korff M, Ustün TB, Understanding cross-national differences in
depression prevalence. Psychological Medicine 2002;32:585-94.
174. Von Korff M, Glasgow RE, Sharpe M. Organizing care for chronic illness. British Medical
Journal 2002;325:92-94.
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175. Simon GE, VonKorff M, Ludman EJ, Katon W, Rutter C, Unutzer J, Lin EHB, Bush T, Walker
E. Cost-effectiveness of a program to prevent depression relapse in primary care. Medical
Care 2002;40:941-50.
176 Katon W, Russo J, Von Korff M, Lin E, Simon G, Bush T, Ludman E, Walker E. Long-term
effects of a collaborative care intervention in persistently depressed primary care patients.
Journal of General Internal Medicine, 2002;17:741-8.
177. Pincus T, Vlaeyen JW, Kendall NA, Von Korff MR, Kalauokalani DA, Reis S. Cognitivebehavioral therapy and psychosocial factors in low back pain: directions for the future.
Spine. 2002;27:E133-8.
178. Turner JA, Ciol MA, Von Korff M, Berger R. Validity and responsiveness of the National
Institutes of Health Chronic Prostatitis Symptom Index. J Urology 2003; 169:580-583.
179. Unutzer J, Katon W, Russo J, Simon G, Von Korff M, Lin E, Walker E, Ludman E, Bush T.
Willingness to pay for depression treatment in primary care. Psychiatric Services 2003;
54:340-345.
180. Ludman E, Katon W, Bush T, Rutter C, Lin E, Simon G, Von Korff M, Walker E. Behavioral
factors associated with symptom outcomes in a primary care-based depression prevention
intervention trial. Psychological Medicine 2003, 33:1061-1070.
181. Von Korff M. Can medical practice adapt to a changed world? [Invited editorial]. World
Psychiatry 2003; 2:158-159.
182.* Chwastiak L, Von Korff M. Disability in depression and back pain: Evaluation of the WHO
Disability Assessment Schedule (WHO DAS II) in a primary care setting. J Clinical
Epidemiology 2003;56:507-14.
183. Katon W, Von Korff M, Lin E, Simon G, Ludman E, Bush T, Walker E, Ciechanowski P, Rutter
C. Improving primary care treatment of depression among patients with diabetes mellitus:
The design of the Pathways trial. General Hospital Psychiatry 2003;25:158-68.
184. Unutzer J, Katon WJ, Russo J, Simon G, Von Korff M, Lin E, Walker E, Ludman E, Bush T.
Psychopharmacology plus psychotherapy for depression treatment. Psychiatr Serv. 2003
Jul;54(7):1042-3.
185. John M, Miglioretti D, Le Resche L, Von Korff M, Critchlow C. Widespread pain as a risk
factor for dysfunctional temporomandibular disorder pain. Pain 2003;102:257-63.
186. Lin EH, Von Korff M, Ludman EJ, Rutter C, Bush TM, Simon GE, Unutzer J, Walker E, Katon
WJ. Enhancing adherence to prevent depression relapse in primary care. Gen Hosp
Psychiatry. 2003;25:303-10.
187. Lin EHB, Katon W, Von Korff M, Tang L, Williams JW, Kroenke K, Hunkeler E, Harpole L,
Hegel M, Arean P, Hoffing M, Penna RD, Langston C, Unutzer J for the IMPACT
Investigators. Effect of improving depression care on pain and function among older adults
with arthritis: a Randomized Controlled Trial. JAMA 2003; 290:2428-2434.
188. Von Korff M, Katon W, Rutter C, Ludman E, Simon G, Lin EHB, Bush T. Effect on disability
outcomes of a depression relapse prevention program. Psychosomatic Medicine 2003;65
938-943.
189. Von Korff M. Meta-analysis and medical decision-making: Do evidence-based guidelines limit
or enhance informed medical judgment? [Invited editorial] Spine Journal 2003 ; 3:329-30.
190. Von Korff M and Deyo R. Potent opioids for chronic musculoskeletal pain: Flying blind?
[Invited editorial]. Pain 2004;109: 207-209.
191. Von Korff M. Acute low back pain improves rapidly, however recovery is not complete and
recurrence is common. (Invited commentary). Australian Journal of Physiotherapy
2004;50:58.
192. Demyttenaere K, Bruffaerts R, Posada-Villa J, Gasquet I, Kovess V, Lepine JP, Angermeyer MC,
Bernert S, de Girolamo G, Morosini P, Polidori G, Kikkawa T, Kawakami N, Ono Y,
Takeshima T, Uda H, Karam EG, Fayyad JA, Karam AN, Mneimneh ZN, Medina-Mora ME,
Borges G, Lara C, de Graaf R, Ormel J, Gureje O, Shen Y, Huang Y, Zhang M, Alonso J,
Haro JM, Vilagut G, Bromet EJ, Gluzman S, Webb C, Kessler RC, Merikangas KR,
Anthony JC, Von Korff MR, Wang PS, Brugha TS, Aguilar-Gaxiola S, Lee S, Heeringa S,
Pennell BE, Zaslavsky AM, Ustun TB, Chatterji S; WHO World Mental Health Survey
Consortium. Prevalence, severity, and unmet need for treatment of mental disorders in the
World Health Organization World Mental Health Surveys. JAMA. 2004 Jun 2;291(21):258190.
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193. Katon W, Von Korff M, Ciechanowski P, Russo J, Lin EHB, Simon G, Ludman E, Walker E,
Bush T, Young B. Behavioral and Clinical Factors Associated with depression among
individuals with diabetes. Diabetes Care 2004; 27:914-920.
194. Lin EHB, Katon W, Von Korff M, Rutter C, Simon GE, Oliver M, Ciechanowski P, Ludman E,
Bush T and Young B. Relationship of depression and diabetes self-care, medication
adherence and preventive care, 2004, Diabetes Care, 27(9):2154-60.
195. Von Korff M. Can care management enhance integration of primary and specialty care? [Invited
commentary.] BMJ 2004;329:605.
196. Simon GE, Ludman LJ, Tutty S, Operskalski B, Von Korff M. Telephone psychotherapy and
telephone care management for primary care patients starting antidepressant treatment: A
randomized controlled trial. JAMA 2004; 292:935-942.
197. Katon W, Lin EHB, Russo J, Von Korff M, Ciechanowski P, Simon G, Ludman E, Bush T, Young B.
Cardiac risk factors in patients with diabetes mellitus and major depression.
J Gen Intern Med 2004; 19:1192-9.
198. Whitehead WE, Levy RL, Von Korff M, Feld A, Palsson OS, Turner M, Drossman DA. Usual
medical care for irritable bowel syndrome. Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics 2004;
20:1305-1315.
199. Levy RL, Whitehead WE, Walker LS, Von Korff M, Feld AD, Garner M, Christie D. Increased
somatic complaints and health-care utilization in children: effects of parent IBS status and parent
response to gastrointestinal symptoms. Am J Gastroenterol 2004;99:2442-51.
200. Ludman EJ, Katon W, Russo J, Von Korff M, Simon G, Ciechanowski P, Lin E, Bush T, Walker E,
Young B. Depression and diabetes symptom burden. Gen Hosp Psychiatry 2004;26:430-6.
201. Katon WJ, Simon G, Russo J, Von Korff M, Lin EH, Ludman E, Ciechanowski P, Bush T. Quality
of depression care in a population-based sample of patients with diabetes and major depression.
Medical Care 2004;42:1222-9.
202. Katon W, Von Korff M, Lin E, Simon G, Ludman E, Russo J, Ciechanowski P, Walker E, Bush T.
The Pathways Study: a randomized trial of collaborative care in patients with diabetes and
depression. Arch Gen Psychiatry 2004;61:1042-9.
203. Ciechanowski P, Russo J, Katon W, Von Korff M, Ludman E, Lin E, Simon G, Bush T. Influence
of patient attachment style on self-care and outcomes in diabetes. Psychosom Med 2004;66:7208.
204. Turner JA, Ciol MA, Von Korff M, Rothman I, Berger RE. Health care use and costs of primary
and secondary care patients with prostatitis. Urology 2004; 63:1031-5.
205. Turner JA, Ciol MA, Von Korff M, Berger R. Prognosis of patients with new prostatitis/pelvic
pain syndrome episodes. J Urology 2004; 172:538-41.
206. Bush T, Rutter C, Simon G, Von Korff M, Katon W, Walker E, Lin E, Ludman E. Who benefits
from more structured depression treatment? The International J of Psychiatry in Medicine 2004;
34:247-58.
207. Geddes J, Butler R, Hatcher S, Cipriani A, Price J, Carney S, Von Korff M. Depressive disorders.
Clin Evid. 2004 Dec;(12):1391-436.
208. Young BA, Katon W, Von Korff M, Simon G, Lin E, Ciechanowski P, Bush T, Oliver M, Ludman
EJ, Boyko EJ. Racial and ethnic differences in microalbuminuria prevalence in a diabetes
population: The Pathways Study. J Am Soc Nephrology 2005;16:219-28.
209. Von Korff M, Balderson BHK, Saunders K, Miglioretti DL, Lin EHB, Berry S, Moore JE, Turner JA.
A trial of an activating intervention for chronic back pain in primary care and physical therapy
settings. Pain 2005; 113:323-330.
210. Von Korff M, Crane P, Lane M, Miglioretti D, Simon G, Saunders K, Stang P, Brandenburg N,
Kessler R. Chronic spinal pain and physical-mental comorbidity in the United States: Results
from the National Comorbidity Survey Replication. Pain 2005; 113:331-339.
211. Von Korff M, Katon W, Lin EHB, Simon G, Ludman E, Oliver M, Ciechanowski P, Rutter C, Bush
T. Potentially Modifiable Factors Associated with Disability Among Persons with Diabetes.
Psychosomatic Medicine 2005;67:233-240.
212. Simon GE, VonKorff M, Lin E. Clinical and functional outcomes of depression treatment in
patients with and without chronic medical illness. Psychological Medicine 2005; 35:271279.
213. Turner JA, Ciol MA, Von Korff M, Berger R. Health concerns of patients with nonbacterial
prostatitis/pelvic pain. Archives of Internal Medicine 2005; 165:1054-1059.
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214. Von Korff M, Katon W, Lin EHB, Simon G, Ciechanowski P, Ludman E, Oliver M, Rutter C, Young
B. Work disability among persons with diabetes. Diabetes Care 2005; 28:1326-1332.
215. Katzelnick DJ, Von Korff M, Chung H, Provost LP, Wagner EH. Applying depression-specific
change concepts in a collaborative Breakthrough Series. Joint Commission Journal on Quality
and Patient Safety 2005; 31:386-397.
216. Clarke GN, DeBar LL, Lynch F, Powell J, Gale J, O'Connor E, Ludman E, Bush T, Lin EHB, Von
Korff M, Hertert S. A randomized effectiveness trial of brief cognitive-behavioral therapy for
depressed adolescents receiving antidepressant medication. Journal of the American Academy of
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 2005; 44(9):888-898.
217. Von Korff M and Miglioretti D. A prognostic approach to defining chronic pain. Pain 2005;
117:304-313.
218. Katon W, Rutter C, Simon G, Lin EHB, Ludman E, Ciechanowski P, Kinder L, Young B, Von
Korff M. The association of comorbid depression with mortality in patients with Type 2
diabetes. Diabetes Care 2005; 28:2668-2672.
219. Le Resche LA, Mancl LA, Drangsholt MT, Saunders K, Von Korff M. Relationship of pain and
symptoms to pubertal development in adolescents. Pain 2005; 118:201-209.
220. Sieben JM, Vlaeyen JW, Portegijs PJ, Verbunt JA, van Riet-Rutgers S, Kester AD, Von Korff M,
Arntz A, Knottnerus JA. A longitudinal study on the predictive validity of the fear-avoidance
model in low back pain. Pain. 2005;117:162-70.
221. Simon GE, Katon WJ, Lin EH, Ludman E, Vonkorff M, Ciechanowski P, Young BA. Diabetes
complications and depression as predictors of health service costs. Gen Hosp Psychiatry.
2005;27(5):344-51.
222. Wagner EH, Bennett SM, Austin BT, Greene SM, Schaefer JK, Vonkorff M. Finding common
ground: patient-centeredness and evidence-based chronic illness care. J Altern Complement
Med. 2005;11 Suppl 1:S7-15.
223. Simon GE and Von Korff M. Medical comorbidity and the validity of DSM-IV depression
criteria. Psychological Medicine 2006; 36:27-36.
224. Turner JA, Ciol MA, Von Korff M, Liu L, Berger R. Men with pelvic pain: Perceived helpfulness
of medical and self-management strategies. Clinical Journal of Pain 2006;22:19-24.
225. Lin EH, Katon W, Rutter C, Simon GE, Ludman EJ, Von Korff M, Young B, Oliver M,
Ciechanowski PC, Kinder L, Walker E. Effects of enhanced depression treatment on diabetes
self-care. Ann Fam Med 2006; 4:46-53.
226. Stang PE, Brandenburg, N, Lane M, Merikangas K, Von Korff M, Kessler R. Comorbidity of
arthritis with other physical and mental disorders in the United States: Results from the
National Comorbidity Survey Replication. Psychosomatic Medicine 2006; 68:152-8.
227. * Fenton JJ, Von Korff M, Lin EHB, Ciechanowski P, Young BA. Quality of preventive care for
diabetes: Effects of visit frequency and competing demands. Annals of Family Medicine
2006; 4:32-9.
228. Gensichen J, Beyer M, Muth C, Gerlach FM, Von Korff M, Ormel J. Case Management to
improve major depression in primary health care: A systematic review. Psychological
Medicine 2006; 36:7-14.
229. Ciechanowski P, Russo J, Katon W, Simon G, Ludman E, Von Korff M, Young B, Lin E. Where
is the patient? The association of psychosocial factors and missed primary care appointments
in patients with diabetes. General Hospital Psychiatry 2006; 28:9-17.
230. Simon GE, Von Korff M, Saunders K, Miglioretti DL, Crane PK, van Belle G, Kessler RC.
Association between obesity and psychiatric disorders in the U.S. adult population. Archives
of General Psychiatry 2006; 63:824-830.
231. Whitehead WE, Palsson OS, Feld AD, Levy RL, Von Korff M, Turner MJ, Drossman DA.
Utility of red flag symptom exclusions in the diagnosis of irritable bowel syndrome.
Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2006 Jul 1;24(1):137-46.
232. * Strong LL, Von Korff M, Saunders K, Moore JE, Cost-effectiveness of two self-care
interventions to reduce disability associated with back pain. Spine 2006; 31:1639-45.
233. Butler R, Carney S, Cipriani A, Geddes J, Hatcher S, Price J, Von Korff M. Depressive
disorders. Am Fam Physician 2006; 73:1999-2004.
234. Whitehead WE, Palsson OS, Levy RL, Feld A, Von Korff M, Turner M,. Reports of
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Von Korff M and Miglioretti D. A prospective approach to defining chronic pain. Proceedings
of the 11th World Congress on Pain of the International Association for the Study of Pain. H
Flor (Ed). IASP Press, 2006; pp 761-769.
Kinder LS, Katon WJ, Ludman E, Russo J, Simon G, Lin EHB, Ciechanowski P, Von Korff M,
Young B. Improving depression care in patients with diabetes and multiple complications. J
General Internal Medicine 2006; 21:1036-41.
Pinto-Meza A, Serrano-Blanco A, Codony M, Reneses B, Von Korff M, Haro JM, Alonso J.
[Prevalence and physical-mental comorbidity of chronic back and neck pain in Spain: results
from the ESEMeD Study]. Med Clin (Barc) 2006; 127:325-30. [Spanish].
Geddes J, Butler R, Hatcher S, Cipriani A, Price J, Carney S, Von Korff M. Depression in
adults. Clin Evid 2006; Jun:1366-406.
Ludman E, Katon W, Russo J, Simon G, Von Korff M, Lin E, Ciechanowski P, Kinder L. Panic
episodes among patients with diabetes.Gen Hosp Psychiatry 2006; 28:475-81.
Ciechanowski PS, Russo JE, Katon WJ, Von Korff M, Simon GE, Lin EH, Ludman EJ, Young
BA. The association of patient relationship style and outcomes in collaborative care treatment
for depression in patients with diabetes. Med Care. 2006;44(3):283-91.
Pinto-Meza A, Serrano-Blanco A, Codony M, Reneses B, Von Korff M, Haro JM, Alonso J.
Prevalence and physical-mental comorbidity of chronic back and neck pain in Spain: results
from the ESEMeD Study. Med Clin (Barc). 2006 Sep 9;127(9):325-30.
Simon GE, Katon WJ, Lin EHB, Rutter C, Manning WG, Von Korff M, Ciechanowski P,
Ludman EJ, Young BA. Cost-effectiveness of systematic depression treatment among
people with diabetes mellitus. Arch Gen Psychiatry 2007; 64:65-72.
Ludman EJ, Simon GE, Tutty S, Von Korff M. A randomized trial of telephone
psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy for depression: continuation and durability of effects., J
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Von Korff M, Lin EHB, Fenton JJ, Saunders K. Frequency and priority of pain patients health
care use. Clinical Journal of Pain 2007; 23:400-408.
* Scott KM, Von Korff M, Ormel J, Zhang M-Y, Bruffaerts R, Alonso J, Kessler RC, Tachimori
H, Karam E, Levinson D, Bromet EJ, Posada-Villa J, Gasquet I, Angermeyer MC, Borges G,
de Girolamo G, Herman A, Haro JM. Mental disorders among adults with asthma: Results
from the World Mental Health Surveys. General Hospital Psychiatry, 2007 ;29:123-33.
Nyrop KA, Palsson OS, Levy RL, Von Korff M, Feld AV, Turner MJ, Whitehead WE. Costs of
health care for irritable bowel syndrome, chronic constipation, functional diarrhoea and
functional abdominal pain. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2007;26:237-48.
* Demyttenaere K, Bruffaerts R, Lee, S, Posada-Villa J, Kovess V, Angermeyer MC, Levinson
D, de Girolamo G, Nakane H, Mneimneh Z, Lara C, de Graaf R, Scott KM, Gureje O, Stein
DJ, Haro JM, Bromet EJ, Kessler RC, Alonso J, Von Korff M. Mental disorders among
adults with chronic back or neck pain: Results from the World Mental Health Surveys. Pain
2007; 129:332-342.
* Scott KM, Bruffaerts R, Stang A, Ormel J, Alonso J, Angermeyer MC, Benjet C, Bromet E, de
Girolamo G, de Graaf R, Gasquet I, Gureje O, Haro JM, He Y, Kessler RC, Levinson D,
Mneimneh ZN, Oakley Browne MA, Posada-Villa J, Stein DJ, Takeshima T, Von Korff M.
Depression-anxiety relationships with chronic physical conditions: Results from the World
Mental Health Surveys. J Affective Disorders 2007; 103:113-120.
Croft P, Dunn KM, Von Korff M. Chronic pain syndromes: You can’t have one without
another. Pain 2007; 131:237-238.
Ormel J, Von Korff M, Burger H, Scott K, Demyttenaere K, Huang YQ, Posada-Villa J, Pierre
Lepine J, Angermeyer MC, Levinson D, de Girolamo G, Kawakami N, Karam E, MedinaMora ME, Gureje O, Williams D, Haro JM, Bromet EJ, Alonso J, Kessler R. Mental
disorders among persons with heart disease - results from World Mental Health surveys.
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Arthritis and phsycial-mental comprbidity in Metropolitan China. Journal of Psychosomatic
Research 2007; 63:1-7.
253. Le Resche L, Mancl LA, Drangsholt MT, Huang G, Von Korff M. Predictors of onset of facial
pain and temporomandibular disorders in early adolescence. Pain 2007; 129:269-278.
254. Merikangas KR, Ames M, Cui L, Stang PE, Ustun TB, Von Korff M, Kessler RC. The impact
of comorbidity of mental and physical conditions on role disability in the US adult
population. Archives of General Psychiatry 2007; 64:1180-1188.
255. Whitehead WE, Palsson OS, Levy RR, Feld A, Turner M, Von Korff M. Comorbidity in
irritable bowel syndrome. Am J Gastroenterology 2007; 102:2767-2776.
256. Saunders K, Von Korff M, LeResche L, Mancl L., Relationship of common pain conditions in
mothers and children. Clin J Pain 2007;23:204-13.
257. Dunn KM, Croft PR, Main CJ, Von Korff M. A prognostic approach to defining chronic pain:
replication in a UK primary care low back pain population. Pain 2008; 135:48-54.
258. Dionne CE, Dunn KM, Croft PR, Nachemson AL, Buchbinder R, Walker BF, Wyatt M, Cassidy
JD, Rossignol M, Leboeuf-Yde C, Hartvigsen J, Leino-Arjas P, Latza U, Reis S, Gil Del Real
MT, Kovacs FM, Oberg B, Cedraschi C, Bouter LM, Koes BW, Picavet HS, van Tulder
MW, Burton K, Foster NE, Macfarlane GJ, Thomas E, Underwood M, Waddell G, Shekelle
P, Volinn E, Von Korff M. A consensus approach toward the standardization of back pain
definitions for use in prevalence studies. Spine 2008; 33:95-103.
259. Gureje O, Von Korff M, Kola L, Demyttenaere K, He Y, Posada-Villa J, Lepine JP,
Angermeyer MC, Levinson D, de Girolamo G, Iwata N, Karam A, Borges GLG, de Graaf R,
Browne MO, Stein DJ, Haro JM, Bromet EJ, Kessler RC, Alonso J. The relation between
multiple pains and mental disorders: Results for the World Mental Health Surveys. Pain
2008; 135:82-91.
260. Young BA, Lin E, Von Korff M, Simon G, Ciechanowski P, Ludman EJ, Everson-Stewart S,
Kinder L, Oliver M, Boyko EJ, Katon WJ. Diabetes complications severity index and risk of
mortality, hospitalization, and healthcare utilization. Am J Manag Care 2008; 14:15-23.
261. Ostelo RW, Deyo RA, Stratford P, Waddell G, Croft P, Von Korff M, Bouter LM, de Vet HC.
Interpreting change scores for pain and functional status in low back pain: towards
international consensus regarding minimal important change. Spine 2008; 33:90-4.
262. Saunders K, Merikangas K, Low NC, Von Korff M, Kessler RC. Impact of comorbidity on
headache-related disability. Neurology. 2008; 70:538-47.
263. Scott KM, Bruffaerts R, Simon GE, Alonso J, Angermeyer M, de Girolamo G, Demyttenaere K,
Gasquet I, Haro JM, Karam E, Kessler RC, Levinson D, Medina Mora ME, Oakley Browne
MA, Ormel J, Villa JP, Uda H, Von Korff M. Obesity and mental disorders in the general
population: Results from the World Mental Health Surveys. Int J Obesity 2008; 32:192-200.
264. Ormel J, Petukhova M, Chatterji S, Aguilar-Gaxiola S, Alonso J, Angermeyer M, Bromet E,
Burger H, de Girolamo G, Haro J, Karam E, Kawakami N, Lepine J, Medina-Mora ME,
Posada-Villa J, Scott K, Ustun TB, Von Korff M, Williams D, Zhang M, Kessler R.
Disability and treatment of specific mental and physical disorders across the world: Results
from the WHO World Mental Health Surveys. Br J Psychiatry 2008; 192:368-375.
265. Katon WJ, Russo JE, Von Korff M, Lin EH, Ludman E, Ciechanowski PS. Long-Term Effects
on Medical Costs of Improving Depression Outcomes in Patients with Depression and
Diabetes. Diabetes Care 2008; 31:1155-1159.
266. Von Korff M, Saunders K, Ray GT, Boudreau D, Campbell C, Merrill, Sullivan MD, Rutter C,
Silverberg M, Banta-Green C, Weisner C. Defacto Long-term Opioid Therapy for Noncancer Pain. Clinical Journal of Pain 2008; 24:521-527.
267. He Y, Zhang M, Lin EH, Bruffaerts R, Posada-Villa J, Angermeyer MC, Levinson D, de
Girolamo G, Uda H, Mneimneh Z, Benjet C, Graaf RD, Scott KM, Gureje O, Seedat S, Haro
JM, Bromet EJ, Alonso J, Von Korff M, Kessler R. Mental disorders among persons with
arthritis: results from the World Mental Health Surveys. Psychological Medicine 2008;
38:1639-1650.
268. Scott KM, Von Korff M, Alonso J, Angermeyer MC, Bromet E, Fayyad J, de Girolamo G,
Demyttenaere K, Gasquet I, Gureje O, Haro JM, He Y, Kessler RC, Levinson D, Medina
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Health Surveys. Psychological Medicine 2008; 26:1-11.
Von Korff M, Crane P, Alonso J, Vilagut G, Andermeyer MC, Bruffaerts R, de Girolamo G,
Gureje O, de Graaf R, Huang Y, Iwata N, Karam EG, Kovess V, Lara C, Levinson D,
Posada-Villa J, Scott KM, Ormel J. Modified WHODAS-II provides valid measure of global
disability but filter items increased skewness. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology 2008;
61:1132-1143.
Von Korff M and Dunn K. Chronic Pain Reconsidered. Pain 2008; 138:267-276.
Scott KM, Von Korff M, Alonso J, Angermeyer MC, Benjet C, Bruffaerts R, de Girolamo G,
Haro JM, Kessler RC, Kovess V, Ono Y, Ormel J, Posada-Villa J. Childhood adversity, earlyonset depressive/anxiety disorders, and adult onset asthma. Psychosomatic Medicine 2008;
70:1035-1043.
Alonso J, Buron A, Bruffaerts R, He Y, Posada-Villa J, Lepine JP, Angermeyer MC, Levinson D,
de Girolamo G, Tachimori H, Mneimneh ZN, Medina-Mora ME, Ormel J, Kessler RC, Von
Korff M. Association of perceived stigma and mood and anxiety disorders: results from the
World Mental Health Surveys. Acta Psychiatr Scand 2008; 118:305-314.
Tsang A, Von Korff M, Lee S, Alonso J, Karam E, Angermeyer MC, Borges GL, Bromet EJ, de
Girolamo G, de Graaf R, Gureje O, Lepine JP, Haro JM, Levinson D, Oakley Browne MA,
Posada-Villa J, Seedat S, Watanabe M. Common chronic pain conditions in developed and
developing countries: gender and age differences and comorbidity with depression-anxiety
disorders. J Pain 2008; 9:883-891.
Scott KM, Von Korff M, Alonso J, Angermeyer M, Bromet EJ, Bruffaerts R, de Girolamo G, de
Graaf R, Fernandez A, Gureje O, He Y, Kessler RC, Kovess V, Levinson D, Medina-Mora
ME, Mneimneh Z, Oakley Browne MA, Posada-Villa J, Tachimori H,m Williams D. Age
patterns in the prevalence of DSM-IV depressive-anxiety disorders with and without physical
comorbidity. Psychological Medicine 2008; 38:1659-1669.
Von Korff M, Oliver M, Fishman P, Burbank J. Cost-sharing for low income workers: Health
insurance in the on-your-ownership society. J Health Care for the Poor and Underserved
2008; 19:1229-1240.
Lin EH, Von Korff M, Alonso J, Angemer MC, Anthony J, Bromet E, Bruffaerts R, Gasquet I,
de Giraolamo G, Gureje O, Haro JM, Karam E, Lara C, Lee S, Levinson D, Ormel JH,
Posada-Villa J, Scott K, Watanabe M, Williams D. Mental disorders among persons with
diabetes—Results from the World Mental Health Surveys. J Psychosomatic Research 2008;
65:571-580.
Wasiak R, Young AE, Dunn KM, Cote P, Gross DP, Heymans MW, Von Korff M. Back Pain
Recurrence: Existing Indicators and Direction for Future Research. Spine 2009; 34:970-977.
Von Korff M, Alonso, J, Ormel J, Angermeyer M, Bruffaerts R, Fleiz C, Kessler RC, KovessMasfety V, Posada-Villa J, Scott KM, Uda H. Childhood Psychosocial Stressors and Adult
Onset Arthritis: Broad Spectrum Risk Factors and Allostatic Load. Pain 2009; 143:76-83.
* Gensichen J, Von Korff M, Rutter CM, Seelig MD, Ludman EJ, Lin EHB, Ciechanowski P,
Young BA, Wagner EH, Katon WJ, Physician Support for Diabetes Patients and Clinical
Outcomes. Biomed Central Public Health 2009; 9:367.
Boudreau D, Von Korff M, Rutter CM, Saunders K, Ray GT, Sullivan MD, Campbell CI,
Merrill JO, Silverberg MJ, Banta-Green C, Weisner C. Trends in long-term opioid therapy
for chronic non-cancer pain. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Safety 2009; 18:1166-1175.
Weisner CM, Campbell CI, Ray GT, Saunders K, Merrill JO, Banta-Green C, Sullivan MD,
Silverberg MJ, Mertens JR, Boudreau D, Von Korff M. Trends in prescribed opioid
therapy for non-cancer pain for individuals with prior substance use disorders. Pain 2009;
145:287-293.
Lee S, Tsang A, Von Korff M, de Graaf R, Benjet C, Haro JM, Angermeyer M, Demyttenaere
K, de Girolamo G, Gasquet I, Merikangas K, Posada-Villa J, Takeshima T, Kessler RC.
Association of headache with childhood adversity and mental disorder: cross-national study.
Br J Psychiatry. 2009 Feb;194(2):111-6.
Gensichen J, Von Korff M, Peitz M, Muth C, Beyer M, Guthlin C, Torge M, Petersen JJ,
Rosemann T, Konig J, ScD; Gerlach FM, for PRoMPT (PRimary care Monitoring for
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Small Primary Care Practices: A Cluster Randomized Trial. Annals Internal Medicine 2009;
151:369-378.
Katon W, Russo J, Lin EH, Heckbert SR, Karter AJ, Williams LH, Ciechanowski P, Ludman E,
Von Korff M. Diabetes and poor disease control: is comorbid depression associated with
poor medication adherence or lack of treatment intensification? Psychosom Med 2009;
71:965-72.
Andrews G, Kemp A, Sunderland M, Von Korff M, Ustun TB. Normative data for the 12 item
WHO Disability Assessment Schedule 2.0. PLoS One. 2009; 4:e8343.
Katon W, Russo J, Lin EH, Heckbert SR, Ciechanowski P, Ludman EJ, Von Korff M.
Depression and diabetes: factors associated with major depression at five-year follow-up.
Psychosomatics 2009; 50:570-579.
Vitiello MV, Rybarczyk B, Von Korff M, Stepanski EJ. Cognitive behavioral therapy for
insomnia improves sleep and decreases pain in older adults with comorbid insomnia and
osteoarthritis. J Clin Sleep Medicine 2009; 5:355-362.
Braden JB, Sullivan MD, Ray GT, Saunders K, Merrill J, Silverberg MJ, Rutter CM, Weisner
C, Banta-Green C, Campbell C, Von Korff M. Trends in Long-term Opioid Therapy for
Non-Cancer Pain among Persons with a History of Depression. General Hospital Psychiatry
2009; 31:564-570.
Lin EH, Heckbert SR, Rutter CM, Katon WJ, Ciechanowski P, Ludman EJ, Oliver M, Young
BA, McCulloch DK, Von Korff M. Depression and increased mortality in diabetes:
unexpected causes of death. Ann Family Medicine 2009; 7:414-421.
* Dunn KM, Saunders KW, Rutter CM, Banta-Green CJ, Merrill JO, Sullivan MD, Weisner CM,
Silverberg MJ, Campbell CI, Psaty BM, Von Korff M. Opioid prescriptions for chronic
pain and overdose: a cohort study. Annals of Internal Medicine 2010; 152:85-92.
Lin EH, Rutter CM, Katon W, Heckbert SR, Ciechanowski P, Oliver MM, Ludman EJ, Young
BA, Williams LH, McCulloch DK, Von Korff M. Depression and Advanced
Complications of Diabetes: a Prospective Cohort Study. Diabetes Care 2010; 33:264-269.
Saunders KW, Dunn KM, Merrill JO, Sullivan MD, Weisner CM, Braden JB, Psaty BM, Von
Korff M. Relationship of opioid use and dosage levels to fractures in older chronic pain
patients. Journal of General Internal Medicine 2010; 25:310-315.
Stein, D.J., Scott, K., Haro Abad, J.M., Aguilar-Gaxiola, S., Alonso, J., Angermeyer, M.,
Demyttenaere, K., de Girolamo, G., Iwata, N., Posada-Villa, J., Kovess, V., Lara, C., Ormel,
J., Kessler, R.C., Von Korff, M. Early childhood adversity and later hypertension: Data
from the World Mental Health Survey. Annals of Clinical Psychiatry 2010, 22, 19-28.
Banta-Green CJ, Von Korff M, Sullivan MD, Merrill JO, Doyle SR, Saunders K. The
prescribed opioids difficulties scale: a patient-centered assessment of problems and
concerns. Clin J Pain. 2010; 26:489-97.
Sullivan MD, Von Korff M, Banta-Green C, Merrill JO, Saunders K. Problems and concerns
of patients receiving chronic opioid therapy for chronic non-cancer pain. Pain. 2010
May;149(2):345-53.
Dunivan GC, Heymen S, Palsson OS, Von Korff M, Turner MJ, Melville JL, Whitehead WE.
Fecal incontinence in primary care: prevalence, diagnosis, and health care utilization. Am J
Obstet Gynecol 2010; 202:493.e1-6.
Young BA, Von Korff M, Heckbert SR, Ludman EJ, Rutter C, Lin EH, Ciechanowski PS,
Oliver M, Williams L, Himmelfarb J, Katon WJ. Association of major depression and
mortality in Stage 5 diabetic chronic kidney disease. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2010; 32:11924.
Ciechanowski P, Russo J, Katon WJ, Lin EH, Ludman E, Heckbert S, Von Korff M, Williams
LH, Young BA. Relationship styles and mortality in patients with diabetes. Diabetes Care
2010; 33:539-44.
Williams LH, Rutter CM, Katon WJ, Reiber GE, Ciechanowski P, Heckbert SR, Lin EH,
Ludman EJ, Oliver MM, Young BA, Von Korff M. Depression and incident diabetic foot
ulcers: a prospective cohort study. Am J Med 2010; 123:748-754.
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Wong RK, Palsson OS, Turner MJ, Levy RL, Feld AD, Von Korff M, Whitehead WE.
Inability of the Rome III Criteria to Distinguish Functional Constipation From ConstipationSubtype Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Am J Gastroenterol 2010; 105:2228-2234.
Chapman CR, Lipschitz DL, Angst MS, Chou R, Denisco RC, Donaldson GW, Fine PG, Foley
KM, Gallagher RM, Gilson AM, Haddox JD, Horn SD, Inturrisi CE, Jick SS, Lipman AG,
Loeser JD, Noble M, Porter L, Rowbotham MC, Schoelles KM, Turk DC, Volinn E, Von
Korff MR, Webster LR, Weisner CM. Opioid Pharmacotherapy for Chronic Non-cancer
Pain in the United States: A Research Guideline for Developing an Evidence-Base. J Pain
2010; 11:807-829.
Heckbert SR, Rutter CM, Oliver M, Williams LH, Ciechanowski P, Lin EH, Katon WJ, Von
Korff M. Depression in prlation to long-term control of glycemia, blood pressure and lipids
in patients with diabetes. JGIM 2010; 25:524-529.
Katon WJ, Lin EH, Williams LH, Ciechanowski P, Heckbert SR, Ludman E, Rutter C, Crane
PK, Oliver M, Von Korff M. Comorbid depression is associated with an increased risk of
dementia diagnosis in patients with diabetes: A prospective cohort study. J Gen Internal
Medicine 2010; 25:423-429.
Ustun TB, Chatterji S, Kostanjsek N, Rehm J, Kennedy C, Epping-Jordan J, Saxena S, Von Korff
M, Pull C, WHO/NIH Joint Project. Developing the World Health Organization Disability
Assessment Scheduled 2.0. Bulletin World Health Organization 2010; 88:815-823.
Katon W, Lin EH, Von Korff M, Ciechanowski P, Ludman E, Young B, Rutter C, Oliver M,
McGregor M. Integrating depression and chronic disease care among patients with diabetes
and/or coronary heart disease: The design of the TEAMcare study. Contemp Clin Trials
2010; 31:312-322.
Campbell CI, Weisner C, Leresche L, Ray GT, Saunders K, Sullivan MD, Banta-Green CJ,
Merrill JO, Silverberg MJ, Boudreau D, Satre DD, Von Korff M. Age and Gender Trends
in Long-Term Opioid Analgesic Use for Noncancer Pain. Am J Public Health 2010;
100:2541-2547.
Von Korff M. Commentary on Boscarino et al. (2010): Understanding the spectrum of opioid
abuse, misuse and harms among chronic opioid therapy patients. Addiction 2010; 105:17831784.
Battersby M, Von Korff M, Schaefer J, Davis C, Ludman E, Greene SM, Parkerton M, Wagner
EH. Twelve Evidence-Based Principles for Implementing Self-Management Support in
Primary Care. The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety 2010; 36:561570.
Katon WJ, Russo JE, Heckbert SR, Lin EH, Ciechanowski P, Ludman E, Young B, Von Korff
M. The relationship between changes in depression symptoms and changes in health risk
behaviors in patients with diabetes. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 2010; 25:466-475.
Katon WJ, Lin EHB, Von Korff M, Ciechanowski P, Ludman EJ, Young B, Peterson D, Rutter
CM, McGregor M, McCulloch D. Multi-condition collaborative care for chronic illness and
depression. NEJM 2010;363:2611-2620.
Davydow DS, Russo JE, Ludman E, Ciechanowski P, Lin EH, Von Korff M, Oliver M, Katon
WJ. The association of comorbid depression with intensive care unit admission in patients
with diabetes: a prospective cohort study. Psychosomatics 2011;52:117-26.
Von Korff M, Merrill JO, Rutter CM, Sullivan M, Campbell CI, Weisner C. Time-scheduled
vs. pain-contingent opioid dosing in chronic opioid therapy. Pain 2011; 152:1256-1262.
Davydow DS, Hough CL, Russo JE, Von Korff M, Ludman E, Lin EH, Ciechanowski P,
Young B, Oliver M, Katon WJ. The association between intensive care unit admission and
subsequent depression in patients with diabetes. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 2011; [ePub ahead
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misuse and overdose among patients with chronic non-cancer pain. Health Affairs 2011;
30:1420-1424.
Nicholas MK, Linton SJ, Watson PJ, Main CJ, “Decade of the Flag” Working Group (including
M. Von Korff); Early identification and management of psychological risk factors (“yellow
flags”) in patients with low back pain: a reappraisal. Phys Therapy 2011; 91:737-753.
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Scott KM, Von Korff M, Angermeyer MC, Benjet C, Bruffaerts R, de Girolamo G, Haro JM,
Lepine J-P, Ormel J, Posada-Villa J, Tachimori H, Kessler RC. The association of childhood
adversities and early onset mental disorders with adult onset chronic physical conditions.
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Reid MC, Bennett DA, Chen WG, Eldadah BA, Farrar JT, Ferrell B, Gallagher RM, Hanlon JT,
Herr K, Horn SD, Inturrisi CE, Lemtouni S, Lin YW, Michaud K, Morrison RS, Neogi T,
Porter LL, Solomon DH, Von Korff M, Weiss K, Witter J, Zacharoff KL. Improving the
pharmacologic management of pain in older adults: Identifying the research gaps and
methods to address them. Pain Medicine 2011; 12:1336-1357.
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Von Korff M, Katon W, Lin EHB, Ciechanowski P, Peterson D, Ludman E, Young B, Rutter
C. Functional Outcomes of Multi-Condition Collaborative Care and Succesful Aging:
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McCurry SM, Von Korff M, Vitiello MV, Saunders K, Balderson BH, Moore AL, Rybarczyk
BD. Frequency of comorbid insomnia, pain and depression in older adults with
osteoarthritis: Predictors of enrollment in a randomized trial. J Psychosom Res 2011;
71:296-299.
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Dublin S, Walker RL, Jackson ML, Nelson JC, Weiss NS, Von Korff M, Jackson LA. Use of
opioids or benzodiazepines and risk of pneumonia in older adults: a population-based casecontrol study. J Am Geriatrics Society, 2011; 59:1899-907.
322. Silverberg MJ, Ray GT, Saunders K, Rutter CM, Campbell CI, Merrill JO, Sullivan MD, BantaGreen CJ, Von Korff M, Weisner C. Prescription long-term opioid use in HIV-infected
patients. Clin J Pain, 2012 Jan; 28:39-46.
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Katon W, Russo J, Lin E, Schmittdiel J, Ciechanowski P, Ludman E, Peterson D, Young B,
Von Korff M. Cost-effectiveness of a multicondition collaborative care intervention: A
randomized controlled trial. Archives of General Psychiatry 2012; 69:506-514.
324. Lin EHB, Von Korff M, Ciechanowski P, Peterson D, Ludman E, Rutter C, Oliver M, Young B,
Gensichen J, McGregor M, McCulloch D, Wagner E, Katon W. Treatment adjustment and
medication adherence for complex patients with diabetes, heart disease and depression.
Annals of Family Medicine 2012; 10:6-14.
325. Valkanoff TA, Kline-Simon AH, Sterling S, Campbell C, Von Korff M. Functional disability
among chronic pain patients receiving long-term opioid treatment. J Soc Work Disabil
Rehabiliation 2012. 11:128-142.
326. * Baldini A, Von Korff M, Lin EHB. A review of potential adverse effects of long-term opioid
therapy: A practioner’s guide. The Primary Care Companion for CNS Disorders 2012;
14(3): pii: PCC.11m01326. doi: 10.4088/PCC.11m01326.
327. Von Korff M, Vitiello MV, McCurry SM, Balderson BH, Moore AL, Baker LD, Yarbro P,
Saunders K, Keefe FJ, Rybarczyk BD. Group interventions for co-morbid insomnia and
osteoarthritis pain in primary care: The lifestyles cluster randomized trial design.
Contemporary Clinical Trials 2012; 33:759-768.
328. * Saunders K, Von Korff M, Campbell CI, Banta-Green CJ, Sullivan MD, Merrill JO, Weisner
C. Concurrent Use of Alcohol and Sedatives among Persons Prescribed Chronic Opioid
Therapy: Prevalence and Risk Factors. J Pain 2012; 13:266-275.
329. * Merrill JO, Von Korff M, Sullivan MD, Saunders KW, Campbell CI, Weisner C. Prescribed
Opioid Difficulties, Depression, and Opioid Dose Among Chronic Opioid Therapy Patients.
General Hospital Psychiatry 2012; 34:581-587.
330. Von Korff M. Opioids for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain: As the Pendulum Swings, Who Should
Set Prescribing Standards for Primary Care? Annals of Family Medicine 2012; 10:302302.
331. * Suri P, Saunders KW, Von Korff M. Prevalence and characteristics of flare-ups of chronic
nonspecific back pain in primary care: a telephone survey. Clinical J Pain 2012; 28:573580.
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Howe CQ, Sullivan MD, Saunders KW, Merrill JO, Banta-Green CJ, Wesiner C, Campbell CI,
Von Korff M. Depression and ambivalence toward chronic opioid therapy for chronic
noncancer pain. Clinical J Pain 2012; 28:561-566.
Grattan A, Sullivan MD, Saunders KW, Cambell CI, Von Korff MR. Depression and
prescription opioid misuse among chronic opioid therapy recipients with no history of
substance abuse. Ann Fam Med 2012; 10:304-311.
Huang H, Russo J, Von Korff M, Ciechanowski P, Lin E, Ludman E, Katon W. The effect of
changes in depressive symptoms on disability status in patients with diabetes.
Psychosomatics 2012; 53:21-29.
Ludman EJ, Peterson D, Katon WJ, Lin EH, Von Korff M, Ciechanowski P, Young B,
Gensichen J. Improving confidence for self-care in patients with depression and chronic
illnesses. Behavioral Medicine 2013; 39:1-6.
Boudreau DM, Wirtz H, Von Korff M, Catz SL, St John J, Stang PE. A survey of adult use and
awareness of medicine containing acetaminophen. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2013;
22:229-40.
Gensichen J, Petersen JJ, Von Korff M, Heider D, Baron S, Konig J, Freytag A, Krauth C,
Gerlach FM, Konig HH. Cost-effectiveness of depression case management in small
practice. British J Psychiatry 2013; 1–6. doi: 10.1192/bjp.bp.112.118257
Turner JA, Shortreed SM, Saunders KW, LeResche L, Berlin JA, Von Korff M: Optimizing
prediction of back pain outcomes. Pain 2013; 154: 1391-1401.
Coleman SM, Katon W, Lin E, Von Korff M. Depression and death in diabetes: 10-year followup of all-cause and cause-specific mortality in a diabetic cohort. Psychosomatis 2013; in
press.
Vitiello MV, McCurry SM, Shortreed SM, Balderson BH, Baker LD, Keefe FJ, Rybarczyk BD,
Von Korff M. Cognitive-behavioral treatment for comorbid insomnia and osteoarthritis
pain in primary care: The Lifestyles randomized trial. JAGS 2013; 61:947-956.
Von Korff M. Tailoring chronic pain care by brief assessment of impact and prognosis.
Comment on “Point-of-care prognosis for common musculoskeletal pain in older adults”.
JAMA Internal Medicine 2013; 173:1126-1127.
Katon WJ, Young BA, Russo J, Lin EH, Ciechanowski P, Ludman EJ, Von Korff MR.
Association of depression with increased risk of severe hypoglycemic episodes in patients
with diabetes. Ann Fam medicine 2013; 11:245-250.
Davydow DS, Katon WJ, Lin EHB, Ciechanowski P, Ludman E, Oliver M, Von Korff M.
Depression and risk of hospitalizations for ambulatory care-sensitive conditions in patients
with diabetes. J General Internal Medicine 2013; 28:921-929.
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Books
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Moore JE, Lorig K, Von Korff M, Laurent D, Gonzales G. The Back Pain Helpbook. Perseus
Press, Boston MA, 1999.
Crombie IK, Croft PR, Linton SJ, LeResche L, Von Korff M (Editors). Epidemiology of Pain.
IASP Press, Seattle WA, 1999.
Katon W, Ludman E, Simon GE, Lin E, Walker E, Bush T, Von Korff M. The Depression
Helpbook, Bull Publishing Company. 2002.
Von Korff M, Scott KM, Gureje O (Editors). Global Perspectives on Mental-Physical Comorbidity
in the WHO World Mental Health Surveys. Cambridge University Press, 2009.
Book chapters and monographs
1. Von Korff M., Cottler L, George L, et al. Nonresponse and nonresponse bias in the ECA surveys.
In Epidemiologic Field Methods in Psychiatry: The NIMH ECA Program. Eaton WW and
Kessler LG (Eds.) Orlando: Academic Press 1985, pp 85-98.
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Boyd JH, Robins LN, Holzer CE, Von Korff M et al. Making diagnoses from DIS data. In
Epidemiologic Field Methods in Psychiatry: The NIMH ECA Program. Eaton WW and Kessler
LG (Eds.) Orlando: Academic Press 1985, pp 209-234.
Folstein MF, Romanoski A, Chahal R, Anthony JC, Von Korff MR, et al. Eastern Baltimore Mental
Health Survey Clinical Reappraisal. In Epidemiologic Field Methods in Psychiatry: The NIMH
ECA Program. Eaton WW and Kessler LG (Eds.) Orlando: Academic Press 1985, pp 253-284.
Anthony JC, Ritter CJ, Von Korff M, et al. Descriptive epidemiology of adult cocaine use in four
U.S. communities. Problems of Drug Dependence, 1985, Proceedings of the 47th Annual
Scientific Meeting, Committee on Drug Dependence. National Institute of Drug Abuse Research
Monograph, 1986.84
Katon, W, Kamerow D, Von Korff M. Conference proceedings: Mental Disorders in General Health
Care Settings: A Research Conference. Seattle, WA, June 25-26, 1987.
Von Korff M, Dworkin SF, Le Resche LA and Kruger A. Epidemiology of temporomandibular
disorders: II. TMD pain compared to other common pain sites. in Dubner R, Gebhardt GF, and
Bond MR (Eds.), Pain Research and Clinical Management, Vol. 3 (Proceedings of the Vth World
Congress on Pain, Hamburg, 2-7 August 1987), Amsterdam: Elsevier Science Publishers 1988.
pp 506-511.
Dworkin SF, Von Korff M, Le Resche LA and Truelove E. Epidemiology of temporomandibular
disorders: I. Initial clinical and self-report findings. in Dubner R, Gebhardt GF, and Bond MR
(Eds.), Pain Research and Clinical Management, Vol. 3 (Proceedings of the Vth World Congress
on Pain, Hamburg, 2-7 August 1987), Amsterdam: Elsevier Science Publishers 1988, pp 499-505.
Von Korff M, Dworkin SF. Problems in measuring pain by survey: The classification of chronic
pain in field research. in Chapman CR and Loeser JD (Eds) Issues in Pain Measurement, New
York: Raven Press Ltd 1989, pp 519-533.
Von Korff M and Katon W. The DIS and primary care research. The DIS Newsletter Spring 1987,
7-8.
Von Korff M, Eaton WW. Epidemiologic findings on panic. in Baker R (Ed) Panic Disorder, West
Sussex, England: John Wiley 1989, pp 35-50.
Von Korff M, Katon W, Lin E. Psychological distress, physical symptoms, utilization and the costoffset effect. in Sartorius N (Ed) Psychological Disorders in General Medical Settings, Bern:
Hans Huber AG Buchlandlung Verlag 1990, pp 159-169.
Katon W and Von Korff M. Caseness criteria for major depression.: The primary care clinican and
the psychiatric epidemiologist. in Attkisson CC and Zich JM (Eds) Depression in Primary Care:
Screening and Detection. New York: Routledge, 1990, pp 41-62.
Dworkin SF, LeResche L, Von Korff M. Studying the natural history of TMD: epidemiologic
perspectives on physical and psychosocial findings. in Clinical Research as the Basis of Clinical
Practice. Vig KD and Vig PS (Eds) Craniofacial Growth Series 25, Center for Human Growth
and Development, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1991, pp 39-60.
Von Korff M. Epidemiologic and survey methods: chronic pain assessment. in Turk DC and
Melzack R (Eds) Handbook of Pain Assessment, New York, Guilford Press, 1992, pp 391-408.
Von Korff M. Perspectives on management of back pain in primary care. in GF Gebhardt, DL
Hammond, TS Jensen (Eds) Proceedings of the 7th World Congress on Pain. Seattle, IASP Press,
1994, pp 97-112.
Von Korff M. Methodologic perspective: Getting answers to the most important questions. in
Miranda J, Hohmann AA, Attkisson C and Larson D (Eds) Mental Disorders in Primary Care,
San Francisco, Jossey-Bass, 1994, pp 421-447.
Lipton RB, Stewart WF, Von Korff MR. Individual and Societal Impact of Migraine. in J Olesen
(Ed) Frontiers in Headache Research: Headache Classification and Epidemiology. New York,
Raven Press, 1994, pp. 327-334.
Von Korff M and Stang P. Prediction of the Psychosocial Outcomes of Headache. in J Olesen (Ed)
Frontiers in Headache Research: Headache Classification and Epidemiology. New York, Raven
Press, 1994, pp. 367-372.
Stang P and Von Korff M. The Stability of Reported Headache Symptoms Over Time. in J Olesen
(Ed) Frontiers in Headache Research: Headache Classification and Epidemiology. New York,
Raven Press, 1994, pp. 45-49.
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20. Saunders KW, Stergachis A and Von Korff M. Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound. in BL
Strom (Ed), Pharmacoepidemiology, 2nd edition. John Wiley and Sons, New York, 1994.
21. Von Korff M. Health Services Research and Temporomandibular Pain. in BJ Sessle, PS Bryant
and RA Dionne (Eds) Temporomandibular Disorders and Related Pain Conditions, Progress in
Pain Research and Management: Volume 4. IASP Press, Seattle, 1995, pp. 227-236.
22. Von Korff M, Ustun TB. Methods of the WHO Collaborative Study on ‘Psychological Problems in
General Health Care’. in Ustun TB and Sartorius N TB (Eds) Mental Illness in General Health
Care; An International Study. John Wiley and Sons, 1995, pp. 19-38.
23. Ustun TB, Von Korff M. Primary mental health services: Access and Provision of Care. in Ustun
TB and Sartorius N TB (Eds) Mental Illness in General Health Care; An International Study.
John Wiley and Sons, 1995, pp. 345-360.
24. Simon GE, Von Korff M. Results from the Seattle Center. in Ustun TB and Sartorius N TB (Eds)
Mental Illness in General Health Care; An International Study. John Wiley and Sons, 1995, pp.
265-284.
25. Ustun TB, Sartorius N, Costa e Silva JA, Goldberg DP, Lecrubier Y, Ormel J, Von Korff M,
Wittchen H-U on behalf of the collaborating investigators. Conclusions. in Ustun TB and
Sartorius N TB (Eds) Mental Illness in General Health Care; An International Study. John Wiley
and Sons, 1995, pp. 371-375.
26. Loeser J, Galer B and Von Korff M. Neuropathic pain. A report on epidemiology and health
services use prepared for the National Institutes of Health, 1995.
27. LeResche L and Von Korff M. Frequency of chronic temporomandibular joint and muscle pain and
associated health care utilization. A report on epidemiology and health services use prepared for
the National Institutes of Health, 1995.
28. Von Korff M and Wagner EH. The role of the older person in managing illness. in E. Calkins and
EH Wagner (Eds) Better Ways to Care for Older People: Building Systems Based on Evidence.
Springer Publishing Co., New York, 1999.
29. Von Korff M. Pain management in primary care: an individualized stepped care approach. In
Gatchel R and Turk D (Eds.) Psychosocial Factors in Pain: Evolution and Revolutions. Guilford
Press, New York, 1999.
30. Von Korff M. Disability and psychological illness in primary care. Common Mental Disorders in
Primary Care: Essays in Honour of Professor Sir David Goldberg. Tansella M and Thornicroft G
(Eds). Routledge Press, London, 1999.
31. Von Korff M. Epidemiologic Methods. in Epidemiology of Pain. IK Crombie, PR Croft, SJ
Linton, L Leresche, M Von Korff (Eds). IASP Press, Seattle, 1999.
32. Le Resche L and Von Korff M. Epidemiology of Chronic Pain. In A.R. Block, E.F. Kremer and E.
Fernandez (eds.). Handbook of Pain Syndromes: Biopsychosocial Perspectives. Lawrence
Erlbaum Associates, Mahwah, NJ, 1999.
33. Bonomi AE, Wagner EH, VonKorff M. Interaction between the health care system and management
of symptoms in chronic disease. National Institute of Medicine’s Symptom Management On-Line
Textbook.
34. Von Korff M. Epidemiologic and survey methods: chronic pain assessment. in Turk DC and
Melzack R (Eds) Handbook of Pain Assessment Second Edition Second Edition New York,
Guilford Press, 2001, pp 603-618.
35. Balderson BHK and Von Korff M. The Stepped Care Approach to Chronic Back Pain. In New
Avenues for the Prevention of Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain and Disability: Pain Research and
Clinical Management, Vol 12. SJ Linton (Ed) Amsterdam, Elsevier, 2002, pp 238-243.
36. Saunders K, Davis RL, Von Korff M. Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound.
Pharmacoepidemiology, 2nd edition. Strom B, editor. Wiley J.
37. Pruitt SD and Von Korff M. Improving the management of low back pain: A paradigm shift for
primary care. In Psychological Approaches to Pain Management: A Practitioner’s Handbook: 2nd
Edition. Turk DC and Gatchel RJ (Eds), New York, Guilford Press, 2002, pp 301-316.
38. Balderson, B.H.K., Lin Elizabeth HB, Von Korff, M. The management of pain-related fear in
primary care. In J.W.S. Vlaeyen, G. Asmundson & G. Crombez (Eds.) Understanding and
Treating Fear of Pain. Oxford University Press, 2004, pp 267-292.
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39. Von Korff M and Le Resche L. Epidemiology of Pain. in H Merskey (Ed) The Paths of Pain: IASP
30th Anniversary Celebration Volume. Seattle, IASP Press, 2005, pp 339-352.
40. Von Korff M. Global Perspective on Mental-Physical Comorbidity. In Von Korff M, Scott KM,
Gureje O (Eds). Global Perspectives on Mental-Physical Comorbidity in the WHO World Mental
Health Surveys. Cambridge University Press, 2009.
41. Von Korff M. The Global Burden of Chronic Physical Disease. In Von Korff M, Scott KM, Gureje
O (Eds). Global Perspectives on Mental-Physical Comorbidity in the WHO World Mental Health
Surveys. Cambridge University Press, 2009.
42. Stein DJ, Scott KM, Von Korff M. Early Childhood Adversity and Later Hypertension. In Von
Korff M, Scott KM, Gureje O (Eds). Global Perspectives on Mental-Physical Comorbidity in the
WHO World Mental Health Surveys. Cambridge University Press, 2009.
43. Von Korff M. Psychosocial Stressors in Childhood and Adult Onset Arthritis. In Von Korff M,
Scott KM, Gureje O (Eds). Global Perspectives on Mental-Physical Comorbidity in the WHO
World Mental Health Surveys. Cambridge University Press, 2009.
44. Von Korff M. Understanding Consequences of Mental-Physical Comorbidity. In Von Korff M,
Scott KM, Gureje O (Eds). Global Perspectives on Mental-Physical Comorbidity in the WHO
World Mental Health Surveys. Cambridge University Press, 2009.
45. Ormel J, Petukhova M, Von Korff M, Kessler RC. Disability and Treatment of Specific Mental
and Physical Disorders. In Von Korff M, Scott KM, Gureje O (Eds). Global Perspectives on
Mental-Physical Comorbidity in the WHO World Mental Health Surveys. Cambridge University
Press, 2009.
46. Von Korff M. Labor Force Participation, Unemployment and Mental-Physical Comorbidity. In
Von Korff M, Scott KM, Gureje O (Eds). Global Perspectives on Mental-Physical Comorbidity
in the WHO World Mental Health Surveys. Cambridge University Press, 2009.
47. Bromet E and Von Korff M. Research Implications. In Von Korff M, Scott KM, Gureje O (Eds).
Global Perspectives on Mental-Physical Comorbidity in the WHO World Mental Health Surveys.
Cambridge University Press, 2009.
48. Von Korff M. Assessment of chronic pain in epidemiological and health services research:
Empirical bases and new directions. in Turk DC and Melzack R (Eds) Handbook of Pain
Assessment Second Edition Third Edition New York, Guilford Press, 2011, pp 455-473.
SELECTED LECTURES AND SEMINARS
1. Society for Clinical Trials, Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, May, 1985, “Controlled assignment of
patients to practitioners: An approach to the evaluation of health care for common conditions”.
2. Workshop on Mental Health Liaison in Primary Care, National Institute of Mental Health, Washington
DC, October, 1985, “Methodologic considerations in evaluating the clinical effectiveness of mental
health liaison in primary care”.
3. Group Health Association meeting on Information Systems in Health Maintenance Organizations,
Minneapolis, MI, October, 1985, “Research data as management information”.
4. International Association for the Study of Pain, Vth World Congress, Hamburg Federal Republic of
Germany, August, 1987, “Epidemiology of TMD: TMD pain compared to other common pain sites”.
5. Workshop on Advances in the Epidemiologic Study of Pain, National Center for Health Statistics, San
Diego CA, February 1988. “Epidemiologic methods in the study of pain: Cross-cutting issues and
themes”.
6. Combined Medical Staff Rounds, Group Health Cooperative Central Hospital, Seattle WA, April 11,
1988 “High Utilizers: Who are they and why do they keep coming back?”.
7. Conference on Pain Measurement, Seattle WA, April 11-14, 1988. “Problems in measuring pain by
survey: The classification of chronic pain in field research”.
8. Joint Canadian and American Pain Association Meetings, Toronto, Canada, November 10-13, 1988.
“Issues in longitudinal studies of chronic pain dysfunction”. Workshop on Pain Epidemiology.
9. University of Groningen, Netherlands, Invited seminar, April 17, 1989. “Psychological distress,
chronic pain and illness behaviors”.
10. World Psychiatric Association Section of Epidemiology and Community Psychiatry, Symposium on
Psychiatric Epidemiology and Primary Health Care. Toronto, Canada, May 30-June 2, 1989, “A
randomized trial of consultation-liaison psychiatry among distressed high utilizers in primary care:
psychiatric status and effects on psychiatric treatment”.
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11. VIth World Congress on Pain, Adelaide, Australia, April 1-6, 1990. Invited speaker, Topical seminar:
Epidemiology of chronic pain.
12. National Institute of Mental Health Conference: The Classification and Treatment of Mental
Disorders in General Medical Settings: A Research Conference. Plenary presentation: Depression and
functional disability among high utilizers of health care services. Bethesda MD, June 11-12, 1990.
13. American Pain Society. The Clinical Epidemiology of Chronic Pain: Concepts, Methods and Recent
Findings. The relationship between chronic pain and depression. Invited session. . St. Louis MO,
October 26, 1990.
14. Grand Rounds, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington. A
randomized Trial of Consultation Psychiatry with Distressed High Utilizers of Primary Care. Seattle,
WA. November 29, 1990.
15. Society for Behavioral Medicine. Depression and risk of onset of chronic pain: a 3 year follow-up of a
pain-free population sample. Washington D.C., March 21, 1991.
16. National Institute of Mental Health Conference: The Classification and Treatment of Mental
Disorders in General Medical Settings: A Research Conference. The likelihood of being asked about
depression among primary care back pain, headache and Temporomandibular Disorder pain patients.
Bethesda MD, September 23-24, 1991.
17. Canadian Pain Society. Management of Pain in Primary Care: Epidemiologic Perspectives. Invited
plenary lecture. October 20, 1991.
18. University of Luebeck, Germany. Pain Outcomes and Management in Primary Care: Epidemiologic
Perspectives. November 26, 1991.
19. National Institute of Mental Health Conference: The Classification and Treatment of Mental
Disorders in General Medical Settings: A Research Conference. Self-report of disability: The
replicability of reliability and validity in a multi-center, international study. Tysons Corners VA,
October 18, 1992.
20. International Association for the Study of Pain. Seventh World Congress on Pain. Perspectives on
Pain Management in Primary Care. Invited Plenary Address. Paris, France, August 27, 1993.
21. Critical Issues in the Treatment of Affective Disorders. The Relationship between Pain and
Depression. Invited Speaker, Second International Conference on Mood Disorders, Symposium on
Comorbidity, Paris, France, March 12, 1994.
22. Health Services Research and Temporomandibular Pain. Invited speaker, International Workshop on
Temporomandibular Disorders, Baltimore, MD, April 18, 1994.
23. American Council for Headache Education (ACHE) Lecture Award. Measuring Pain and Disability in
Headache. American Association for the Study of Headache, Boston, MA, June 23, 1995.
24. Behavioral Health Care-Primary Care Summit. Invited plenary speaker. Mental Disorders in Primary
Care: Prevalence, Utilization, Management and Outcomes. San Diego CA, March 28, 1996.
25. NIH Technology Assessment Conference. Management of Temporomandibular Disorders. Health
Care Utilization and Economic Costs. Bethesda MD, April 29, 1996.
26. Association for Health Services Research. Session on Quality Improvement for Psychiatric Disorders
in Managed Care-Responding to the Challenge. Improving the Management of Depressive Illness in
Managed Care. Invited talk. Atlanta GA, June 10, 1996.
27. Tenth NIMH International Conference on Mental Health Problems in the General health Care Sector.
The Relationship Between Pain-Related Activity Limitation and Depression in Primary care. Plenary
address. Bethesda MD, July 16, 1996.
28. International Association for the Study of Pain, Eighth World Congress on Pain. A research program
for primary care pain management of back pain. Refresher course on the design of clinical trials of
pain treatments. Vancouver, BC, Canada, August 17, 1996.
29. New Concepts in Migraine Clinical Trial Methodology Workshop. Measuring disability in headache.
Invited talk. Rome, Italy, Oct 28, 1996.
30. International Conference on Current Trends in Psychosocial rehabilitation and Family Intervention.
National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences. Disability in a changing health care scenario.
Invited talk. Bangalore, India, March 29, 1997.
31. Promotion of Hans Ormel to Professor and Chairman of the Department of Social Psychiatry,
University of Groningen. Population-based care of depression. Invited talk. Groningen, The
Netherlands, April 1, 1997.
32. Second International Forum for Primary Care Research on Low Back Pain. Self-care for Back Pain in
Primary Care: a Randomized Controlled Trial. The Hague, The Netherlands, May 30, 1997.
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33. University of Calgary. Back Pain Management and Outcomes in Primary Care: Can We Do Better?
Invited plenary lecture. Pain Management Conference. Calgary, Canada, December 5, 1997.
34. University of Manchester. Cross-National Comparisons of Somatization: Results of the WHO
Collaborative Study in Primary Care. Invited talk. 22nd European Conference on Psychosomatic
Research. September 3, 1998.
35. Trimbos Institute. Invited Seminar: Organizing Care for Depressive Illness. Utrecht, The
Netherlands, September 9, 1998.
36. Society for Behavioral Medicine. Self-Care Groups for Chronic-Recurrent Back Pain in Primary
Care: Results of Randomized Controlled Trials. Symposium presentation. San Diego, CA, March 6,
1999.
37. Trimbos Institute. Invited seminar. Population-based Care of Patients with Depressive Illness.
Utrecht, The Netherlands, May 3, 1999.
38. Third International Conference on Bipolar Disorder. Plenary address. Principles of Population-Based
Care of Patients with Bipolar Disorder (Lessons from Depression Care Research). Pittsburgh, PA,
June 19, 1999.
39. Seventh Annual Regenstrief Conference. Symptom Research. Invited talk. Stepped Care Approaches
for Back Pain: Integrating Education and Activation into Routine Care. Turkey Run State Park,
Indiana, November 12, 1999.
40. The Fourth International Forum for Primary Care Research on Low Back Pain. Effects of
educational, activating interventions on health care use for back pain., March 12, 2000, Eilat, Israel
41. WHO conference on Chronic Low Back Pain. Invited talk. Grading Chronic Pain. Lubeck Germany,
Feb 2, 2001.
42. Invited lecture. Health services research on depression in primary care. University of Freiberg,
Freiberg, Germany, Feb 8, 2002.
43. The European Society of Psychosomatic Research Annual Meeting. Pain and depression in primary
care: Research findings from the Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative. Invited talk,
Lisbon, Portugal, June 21, 2002.
44. The Scottish Pain Society. Reducing the Personal & Societal Costs of Chronic Back Pain:
Integrating Efforts of Health Care,Voluntary & Public Sectors. Glasgow, Scotland, Feb 29, 2004.
45. American Academy of Physician’s Assistants meeting on improving adherence. Organizational
Supports Needed To Improve Adherence. Washington DC, April 21, 2004.
46. Invited Lecture. Depression Care: Winning the Battles, Losing the War. Visiting Professorship,
Institute of Psychiatry, London England, November 3, 2004.
47. Stepped Care and Chronic Disease Management in the US. Invited Lecture, Rob Giel Symposium on
Mental Health Care, University of Groningen, The Netherlands, November 16, 2004.
48. Understanding and Addressing Chronic Back Pain as a Public Health Problem. Blaustein Pain
Lecture, Johns Hopkins Hospital and Bloomberg School of Public Health, May 6, 2005.
49. Depression Care: Translating Research Into Practice. Invited lecture. The Future is Chronic: The
Chronic Care Model in Primary Care Medicine. Conference organized by the Department of General
Practice, University of Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany, October 17, 2005.
50. Epidemiological study of medical and psychiatric comorbidity. Invited lecture. Symposium on the
Comorbidity of Chronic Pain. Pisa, Italy, June 17, 2006.
51. Mental-Physical Comorbidity and Back Pain. Invited Lecture. Symposium on the Rational
Treatment of Back Pain. Amsterdam, The Netherlands, September 29, 2007.
52. Why Pain Research and Practice Needs Epidemiology: the Case of de facto Long-term Opioid
Therapy for Chronic, Non-cancer Pain. Invited lecture, Frontiers in Pain Research Lecture Series,
McGill University, May 21, 2008.
53. Trends and risks in long-term use of opioids for chronic non-cancer pain. Center for Pain Medicine
Seminar, University of Washington, January , 2009.
54. Trends and risks in long-term use of opioids for chronic non-cancer pain. American Society of
Addiction Medicine annual meeting. New Orleans, Invited lecture, May 2, 2009.
55. Population-based studies of risk for morbidity and mortality: among chronic non-cancer pain patients
receiving chronic opioid therapy. Washington State Opioid Dosing Guideline Taskforce. August 13,
2009.
56. Understanding and addressing chronic pain as a public health problem. University of Jena, Germany,
Invited lecture. November 3, 2009.
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57. Trends and Risks of chronic opioid therapy among older adults. NIH Pain Symposium. Invited
lecture. National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD., May 5, 2010.
58. Epidemiology of the natural history of chronic pain: Gaps and opportunities. NCCAM workshop on
“Deconstructing Back Pain.”. Invited talk., Bethesda, MD, May 10, 2010.
59. Population health research with health plans data linkage: Building from the HMO Research Network
experience. Tenth conference on health survey research methods: Building the Health Datasets of
Tomorrow. Atlanta, GA, April 10, 2011.
60. Chronic opioid therapy risk mitiation: Why dose matters. Pain and Addiction: Common Threads
XIII. Atlanta GA, May 19, 2012.
61. The Epidemiology of Use of Analgesis for Chronic Pain. Assessment of Analgesic Treatment of
Chronic Pain: A Scientific Workshop. Convened by the Food and Drug Administration. Bethesda,
MD. May 30, 2012.
62. Trends and risks of chronic opioid therapy: The role of epidemiology in guiding chronic pain
management. Not Just Desription: New Horizons in Pain Epidemiology. Topical Workshop at the
14th World Congress on Pain. Milan Italy. August 28, 2012.
63. Chronic pain reconsidered: Achieving more patient-centered chronic pain research. Invited lecture,
Institute of Primary Care and health Sciences, Keele University, England, June 4, 2013.
MEMBERSHIPS IN PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
Association for Health Services Research (elected Fellow in 1997)
International Association for the Study of Pain
EDITORIAL REVIEWS
Addiction
American Journal of Epidemiology
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
American Journal of Psychiatry
Analgesia
Annals of Behavioral Medicine
Annals of Family Medicine
Annals of Internal Medicine
Archives of Internal Medicine
Archives of General Psychiatry
Biological Psychiatry
BMC Family Practice (Section Editor: Epidemiology and Research Methodology in Primary Care)
British Journal for Psychiatry
British Medical Journal
Clinical Journal of Epidemiology
Clinical Journal of Pain (Associate Editor)
Diabetes Care
European Journal of Pain
General Hospital Psychiatry
Health Services Research
HMO Practice
Journal of the American Medical Association
Journal of General Internal Medicine
Journal of Pain
Journal of Pain and Symptom Management
Journal Psychosomatic Research
Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation (Editorial Board)
Journal of Orofacial Pain
The Lancet
Medical Care
The Milbank Quarterly
Neurology
Spine (Associate Editor)
Pain
Pharmacoeconomics
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Psychological Medicine
Psychology of Addictive Behaviors
Psychosomatic Medicine
Psychiatric Services
GRANT REVIEWS
National Institute of Mental Health; National Institute of Dental Research; Agency for Health Care Policy
and Research; Kaiser Family Foundation; Dutch Cancer Society; NGO (Dutch National Research
Funding Council); Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.; NIMH Health Services Research Study
Section, February, 1998 to February 1999; NIMH Intervention Research Study Section, July 1999 to
July 2001. Neurology, Aging, Musculoskeletal Epidemiology Study Section, ad hoc reviewer, 2007,
2008, 2009.
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