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profileArthur Joseph Barsky III, M.D.

TitleProfessor of Psychiatry
InstitutionBrigham and Women's Hospital
DepartmentPsychiatry
AddressBrigham and Women's Hospital
Psychiatry
75 Francis St
Boston MA 02115
Phone617/732-5236
Fax617/278-6907
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R01MH071688     (BARSKY, ARTHUR JOSEPH)Apr 5, 2006 - Jan 31, 2011
NIH/NIMH
Treatment of Hypochondriasis with CBT and/or SSRI
Role: Principal Investigator

R01AR047014     (BARSKY, ARTHUR JOSEPH)Jul 15, 2001 - Jun 30, 2007
NIH/NIAMS
Relaxation Response,Somatic Style &Rheumatoid Arthritis
Role: Principal Investigator

R01HL043216     (BARSKY, ARTHUR JOSEPH)Jul 1, 1989 - Jul 31, 1997
NIH/NHLBI
CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIAS AND THE PERCEPTION OF SYMPTOMS
Role: Principal Investigator

R01MH040487     (BARSKY, ARTHUR JOSEPH)Apr 1, 1986 - Jul 31, 2009
NIH/NIMH
Hypochondriasis:Diagnosis, Description and Medical Care
Role: Principal Investigator

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  1. Fallon BA, Ahern DK, Pavlicova M, Slavov I, Skritskya N, Barsky AJ. A Randomized Controlled Trial of Medication and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Hypochondriasis. Am J Psychiatry. 2017 Aug 01; 174(8):756-764. PMID: 28659038.
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  2. Perez DL, Matin N, Barsky A, Costumero-Ramos V, Makaretz SJ, Young SS, Sepulcre J, LaFrance WC, Keshavan MS, Dickerson BC. Cingulo-insular structural alterations associated with psychogenic symptoms, childhood abuse and PTSD in functional neurological disorders. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2017 Jun; 88(6):491-497. PMID: 28416565.
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  3. Nestoriuc Y, von Blanckenburg P, Schuricht F, Barsky AJ, Hadji P, Albert US, Rief W. Is it best to expect the worst? Influence of patients' side-effect expectations on endocrine treatment outcome in a 2-year prospective clinical cohort study. Ann Oncol. 2016 Oct; 27(10):1909-15. PMID: 27551051.
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  4. Doherty-Torstrick ER, Walton KE, Barsky AJ, Fallon BA. Avoidance in hypochondriasis. J Psychosom Res. 2016 Oct; 89:46-52. PMID: 27663110.
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  5. Kroll DS, Nieva HR, Barsky AJ, Linder JA. Benzodiazepines are Prescribed More Frequently to Patients Already at Risk for Benzodiazepine-Related Adverse Events in Primary Care. J Gen Intern Med. 2016 Sep; 31(9):1027-34. PMID: 27177914; PMCID: PMC4978684 [Available on 09/01/17].
  6. Barsky AJ. Assessing the New DSM-5 Diagnosis of Somatic Symptom Disorder. Psychosom Med. 2016 Jan; 78(1):2-4. PMID: 26599912.
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  7. Rief W, Barsky AJ, Bingel U, Doering BK, Schwarting R, Wöhr M, Schweiger U. Rethinking psychopharmacotherapy: The role of treatment context and brain plasticity in antidepressant and antipsychotic interventions. Neurosci Biobehav Rev. 2016 Jan; 60:51-64. PMID: 26616735.
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  8. Doering BK, Nestoriuc Y, Barsky AJ, Glaesmer H, Brähler E, Rief W. Is somatosensory amplification a risk factor for an increased report of side effects? Reference data from the German general population. J Psychosom Res. 2015 Dec; 79(6):492-7. PMID: 26553385.
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  9. Scarella TM, Laferton JA, Ahern DK, Fallon BA, Barsky A. The Relationship of Hypochondriasis to Anxiety, Depressive, and Somatoform Disorders. Psychosomatics. 2016 Mar-Apr; 57(2):200-7. PMID: 26785798; PMCID: PMC4792743 [Available on 03/01/17].
  10. Perez DL, Barsky AJ, Vago DR, Baslet G, Silbersweig DA. A neural circuit framework for somatosensory amplification in somatoform disorders. J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci. 2015; 27(1):e40-50. PMID: 25716493.
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  11. Shah SB, Barsky AJ, Vaillant G, Waldinger RJ. Childhood Environment as a Predictor of Perceived Health Status in Late Life. Health Psychol Res. 2014 Apr 26; 2(2):1560. PMID: 26973938; PMCID: PMC4768550.
  12. Barsky AJ. Assessing somatic symptoms in clinical practice. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Mar; 174(3):407-8. PMID: 24276673.
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  13. Hughes CD, Barsky E, Hagander L, Barsky AJ, Meara JG. Better to light a candle: Arthur Barsky and global plastic surgery. Ann Plast Surg. 2013 Aug; 71(2):131-4. PMID: 22868314.
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  14. Dimsdale JE, Creed F, Escobar J, Sharpe M, Wulsin L, Barsky A, Lee S, Irwin MR, Levenson J. Somatic symptom disorder: an important change in DSM. J Psychosom Res. 2013 Sep; 75(3):223-8. PMID: 23972410.
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  15. Barsky AJ, Ahern DK, Bauer MR, Nolido N, Orav EJ. A randomized trial of treatments for high-utilizing somatizing patients. J Gen Intern Med. 2013 Nov; 28(11):1396-404. PMID: 23494213; PMCID: PMC3797340.
  16. Skritskaya NA, Carson-Wong AR, Moeller JR, Shen S, Barsky AJ, Fallon BA. A clinician-administered severity rating scale for illness anxiety: development, reliability, and validity of the H-YBOCS-M. Depress Anxiety. 2012 Jul; 29(7):652-64. PMID: 22504935; PMCID: PMC4672371.
  17. Nakao M, Shinozaki Y, Nolido N, Ahern DK, Barsky AJ. Responsiveness of hypochondriacal patients with chronic low-back pain to cognitive-behavioral therapy. Psychosomatics. 2012 Mar-Apr; 53(2):139-47. PMID: 22424162.
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  18. Creed FH, Davies I, Jackson J, Littlewood A, Chew-Graham C, Tomenson B, Macfarlane G, Barsky A, Katon W, McBeth J. The epidemiology of multiple somatic symptoms. J Psychosom Res. 2012 Apr; 72(4):311-7. PMID: 22405227.
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  19. Perez DL, Barsky AJ, Daffner K, Silbersweig DA. Motor and somatosensory conversion disorder: a functional unawareness syndrome? J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci. 2012; 24(2):141-51. PMID: 22772662.
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  20. Vranceanu AM, Barsky A, Ring D. Less specific arm illnesses. J Hand Ther. 2011 Apr-Jun; 24(2):118-22; quiz 123. PMID: 21392938.
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  21. Nakao M, Shinozaki Y, Ahern DK, Barsky AJ. Anxiety as a predictor of improvements in somatic symptoms and health anxiety associated with cognitive-behavioral intervention in hypochondriasis. Psychother Psychosom. 2011; 80(3):151-8. PMID: 21372623.
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  22. Greene JA, Querques J, Barsky AJ, Notman M. Somatic preoccupations of future pregnancy. Harv Rev Psychiatry. 2011 Mar-Apr; 19(2):86-94. PMID: 21425937.
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  23. Barsky AJ, Ahern DK, Orav EJ, Nestoriuc Y, Liang MH, Berman IT, Kingsbury JR, Sy JT, Wilk KG. A randomized trial of three psychosocial treatments for the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis. Semin Arthritis Rheum. 2010 Dec; 40(3):222-32. PMID: 20621334; PMCID: PMC2993818.
  24. Rief W, Barsky AJ, Glombiewski JA, Nestoriuc Y, Glaesmer H, Braehler E. Assessing general side effects in clinical trials: reference data from the general population. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2011 Apr; 20(4):405-15. PMID: 21442687.
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  25. Ring D, Barth R, Barsky A. Evidence-based medicine: disproportionate pain and disability. J Hand Surg Am. 2010 Aug; 35(8):1345-7. PMID: 20684932.
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  26. Lovas DA, Barsky AJ. Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for hypochondriasis, or severe health anxiety: a pilot study. J Anxiety Disord. 2010 Dec; 24(8):931-5. PMID: 20650601.
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  27. Phillips KA, Stein DJ, Rauch SL, Hollander E, Fallon BA, Barsky A, Fineberg N, Mataix-Cols D, Ferrão YA, Saxena S, Wilhelm S, Kelly MM, Clark LA, Pinto A, Bienvenu OJ, Farrow J, Leckman J. Should an obsessive-compulsive spectrum grouping of disorders be included in DSM-V? Depress Anxiety. 2010 Jun; 27(6):528-55. PMID: 20533367; PMCID: PMC3985410.
  28. Nestoriuc Y, Orav EJ, Liang MH, Horne R, Barsky AJ. Prediction of nonspecific side effects in rheumatoid arthritis patients by beliefs about medicines. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2010 Jun; 62(6):791-9. PMID: 20191574; PMCID: PMC2940323.
  29. Sakai R, Nestoriuc Y, Nolido NV, Barsky AJ. The prevalence of personality disorders in hypochondriasis. J Clin Psychiatry. 2010 Jan; 71(1):41-7. PMID: 20129004.
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  30. Vranceanu AM, Barsky A, Ring D. Psychosocial aspects of disabling musculoskeletal pain. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2009 Aug; 91(8):2014-8. PMID: 19651964.
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  31. Rief W, Nestoriuc Y, Weiss S, Welzel E, Barsky AJ, Hofmann SG. Meta-analysis of the placebo response in antidepressant trials. J Affect Disord. 2009 Nov; 118(1-3):1-8. PMID: 19246102.
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  32. Rief W, Nestoriuc Y, von Lilienfeld-Toal A, Dogan I, Schreiber F, Hofmann SG, Barsky AJ, Avorn J. Differences in adverse effect reporting in placebo groups in SSRI and tricyclic antidepressant trials: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Drug Saf. 2009; 32(11):1041-56. PMID: 19810776.
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  33. DeMarinis V, Barsky AJ, Antin JH, Chang G. Health psychology and distress after haematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Eur J Cancer Care (Engl). 2009 Jan; 18(1):57-63. PMID: 19473223.
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  34. Harris AM, Orav EJ, Bates DW, Barsky AJ. Somatization increases disability independent of comorbidity. J Gen Intern Med. 2009 Feb; 24(2):155-61. PMID: 19031038; PMCID: PMC2629001.
  35. Busse JW, Reid S, Leznoff A, Barsky AJ, Qureshi R, Guyatt GH. Managing environmental sensitivity: an overview illustrated with a case report. J Can Chiropr Assoc. 2008 Jun; 52(2):88-95. PMID: 18516285; PMCID: PMC2391018.
  36. Braun IM, Liang MH, Orav EJ, Ahern DK, Barsky AJ. A personality characteristic, somatic absorption, and the perception of somatic symptoms in rheumatoid arthritis patients. J Rheumatol. 2008 May; 35(5):782-9. PMID: 18322988.
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  37. Nakao M, Barsky AJ. Clinical application of somatosensory amplification in psychosomatic medicine. Biopsychosoc Med. 2007 Oct 09; 1:17. PMID: 17925010; PMCID: PMC2089063.
  38. Engel CC, Locke S, Reissman DB, DeMartino R, Kutz I, McDonald M, Barsky AJ. Terrorism, trauma, and mass casualty triage: how might we solve the latest mind-body problem? Biosecur Bioterror. 2007 Jun; 5(2):155-63. PMID: 17608601.
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  39. Gitlin DF, Caplan JP, Rogers MP, Avni-Barron O, Braun I, Barsky AJ. Foreign-body ingestion in patients with personality disorders. Psychosomatics. 2007 Mar-Apr; 48(2):162-6. PMID: 17329611.
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  40. Nakao M, Barsky AJ, Nishikitani M, Yano E, Murata K. Somatosensory amplification and its relationship to somatosensory, auditory, and visual evoked and event-related potentials (P300). Neurosci Lett. 2007 Mar 26; 415(2):185-9. PMID: 17267120.
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  41. Barsky AJ, Orav EJ, Bates DW. Distinctive patterns of medical care utilization in patients who somatize. Med Care. 2006 Sep; 44(9):803-11. PMID: 16932131.
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  42. Rief W, Avorn J, Barsky AJ. Medication-attributed adverse effects in placebo groups: implications for assessment of adverse effects. Arch Intern Med. 2006 Jan 23; 166(2):155-60. PMID: 16432082.
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  43. Waldinger RJ, Schulz MS, Barsky AJ, Ahern DK. Mapping the road from childhood trauma to adult somatization: the role of attachment. Psychosom Med. 2006 Jan-Feb; 68(1):129-35. PMID: 16449423.
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  44. Rief W, Barsky AJ. Psychobiological perspectives on somatoform disorders. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2005 Nov; 30(10):996-1002. PMID: 15958280.
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  45. Barsky AJ, Orav EJ, Bates DW. Somatization increases medical utilization and costs independent of psychiatric and medical comorbidity. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2005 Aug; 62(8):903-10. PMID: 16061768.
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  46. Sayar K, Barsky AJ, Gulec H. Does somatosensory amplification decrease with antidepressant treatment? Psychosomatics. 2005 Jul-Aug; 46(4):340-4. PMID: 16000677.
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  47. Minden SL, Carbone LA, Barsky A, Borus JF, Fife A, Fricchione GL, Orav EJ. Predictors and outcomes of delirium. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2005 May-Jun; 27(3):209-14. PMID: 15882768.
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  48. Creed F, Barsky A. A systematic review of the epidemiology of somatisation disorder and hypochondriasis. J Psychosom Res. 2004 Apr; 56(4):391-408. PMID: 15094023.
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  49. Barsky AJ, Ahern DK. Cognitive behavior therapy for hypochondriasis: a randomized controlled trial. JAMA. 2004 Mar 24; 291(12):1464-70. PMID: 15039413.
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  50. Rahman MO, Barsky AJ. Self-reported health among older Bangladeshis: how good a health indicator is it? Gerontologist. 2003 Dec; 43(6):856-63. PMID: 14704385.
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  51. Zane RD, McAfee AT, Sherburne S, Billeter G, Barsky A. Panic disorder and emergency services utilization. Acad Emerg Med. 2003 Oct; 10(10):1065-9. PMID: 14525739.
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  52. Barsky AJ. Forgetting, fabricating, and telescoping: the instability of the medical history. Arch Intern Med. 2002 May 13; 162(9):981-4. PMID: 11996606.
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  53. Barsky AJ, Saintfort R, Rogers MP, Borus JF. Nonspecific medication side effects and the nocebo phenomenon. JAMA. 2002 Feb 06; 287(5):622-7. PMID: 11829702.
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  54. Nakao M, Barsky AJ, Kumano H, Kuboki T. Relationship between somatosensory amplification and alexithymia in a Japanese psychosomatic clinic. Psychosomatics. 2002 Jan-Feb; 43(1):55-60. PMID: 11927759.
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  55. Barsky AJ. Clinical practice. The patient with hypochondriasis. N Engl J Med. 2001 Nov 08; 345(19):1395-9. PMID: 11794173.
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  56. Barsky AJ, Ettner SL, Horsky J, Bates DW. Resource utilization of patients with hypochondriacal health anxiety and somatization. Med Care. 2001 Jul; 39(7):705-15. PMID: 11458135.
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  57. Barsky AJ, Ahern DK, Bailey ED, Saintfort R, Liu EB, Peekna HM. Hypochondriacal patients' appraisal of health and physical risks. Am J Psychiatry. 2001 May; 158(5):783-7. PMID: 11329402.
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  58. Barsky AJ. Palpitations, arrhythmias, and awareness of cardiac activity. Ann Intern Med. 2001 May 01; 134(9 Pt 2):832-7. PMID: 11346318.
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  59. Barsky AJ, Peekna HM, Borus JF. Somatic symptom reporting in women and men. J Gen Intern Med. 2001 Apr; 16(4):266-75. PMID: 11318929; PMCID: PMC1495200.
  60. Nakao M, Fricchione G, Zuttermeister PC, Myers P, Barsky AJ, Benson H. Effects of gender and marital status on somatic symptoms of patients attending a mind/body medicine clinic. Behav Med. 2001; 26(4):159-68. PMID: 11409218.
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  61. Hammad MA, Barsky AJ, Regestein QR. Correlation between somatic sensation inventory scores and hyperarousal scale scores. Psychosomatics. 2001 Jan-Feb; 42(1):29-34. PMID: 11161118.
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  62. Nakao M, Fricchione G, Myers P, Zuttermeister PC, Baim M, Mandle CL, Medich C, Wells-Federman CL, Martin Arcari P, Ennis M, Barsky AJ, Benson H. Anxiety is a good indicator for somatic symptom reduction through behavioral medicine intervention in a mind/body medicine clinic. Psychother Psychosom. 2001 Jan-Feb; 70(1):50-7. PMID: 11150939.
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  63. Nakao M, Myers P, Fricchione G, Zuttermeister PC, Barsky AJ, Benson H. Somatization and symptom reduction through a behavioral medicine intervention in a mind/body medicine clinic. Behav Med. 2001; 26(4):169-76. PMID: 11409219.
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  64. Nakao M, Fricchione G, Myers P, Zuttermeister PC, Barsky AJ, Benson H. Depression and education as predicting factors for completion of a behavioral medicine intervention in a mind/body medicine clinic. Behav Med. 2001; 26(4):177-84. PMID: 11409220.
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  65. Carbone LA, Barsky AJ, Orav EJ, Fife A, Fricchione GL, Minden SL, Borus JF. Psychiatric symptoms and medical utilization in primary care patients. Psychosomatics. 2000 Nov-Dec; 41(6):512-8. PMID: 11110115.
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  66. Borus JF, Barsky AJ, Carbone LA, Fife A, Fricchione GL, Minden SL. Consultation-liaison cost offset: searching for the wrong grail. Psychosomatics. 2000 Jul-Aug; 41(4):285-8. PMID: 10906349.
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  67. Barsky AJ, Bailey ED, Fama JM, Ahern DK. Predictors of remission in DSM hypochondriasis. Compr Psychiatry. 2000 May-Jun; 41(3):179-83. PMID: 10834626.
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  68. Willem Van der Does AJ, Antony MM, Ehlers A, Barsky AJ. Heartbeat perception in panic disorder: a reanalysis. Behav Res Ther. 2000 Jan; 38(1):47-62. PMID: 10645023.
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  69. Barsky AJ, Orav EJ, Ahern DK, Rogers MP, Gruen SD, Liang MH. Somatic style and symptom reporting in rheumatoid arthritis. Psychosomatics. 1999 Sep-Oct; 40(5):396-403. PMID: 10479944.
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  70. Brown HD, Kosslyn SM, Delamater B, Fama J, Barsky AJ. Perceptual and memory biases for health-related information in hypochondriacal individuals. J Psychosom Res. 1999 Jul; 47(1):67-78. PMID: 10511422.
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  71. Barsky AJ, Borus JF. Functional somatic syndromes. Ann Intern Med. 1999 Jun 01; 130(11):910-21. PMID: 10375340.
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  72. Barsky AJ, Delamater BA, Orav JE. Panic disorder patients and their medical care. Psychosomatics. 1999 Jan-Feb; 40(1):50-6. PMID: 9989121.
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  73. Barsky AJ. A comprehensive approach to the chronically somatizing patient. J Psychosom Res. 1998 Oct; 45(4):301-6. PMID: 9794276.
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  74. Barsky AJ, Ahern DK, Brener J, Surman OS, Ring C, Dec GW. Palpitations and cardiac awareness after heart transplantation. Psychosom Med. 1998 Sep-Oct; 60(5):557-62. PMID: 9773758.
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  75. Barsky AJ, Orav JE, Delamater BA, Clancy SA, Hartley LH. Cardiorespiratory symptoms in response to physiological arousal. Psychosom Med. 1998 Sep-Oct; 60(5):604-9. PMID: 9773765.
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  76. Barsky AJ, Fama JM, Bailey ED, Ahern DK. A prospective 4- to 5-year study of DSM-III-R hypochondriasis. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 1998 Aug; 55(8):737-44. PMID: 9707385.
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  77. Barsky AJ. A 37-year-old man with multiple somatic complaints. JAMA. 1997 Aug 27; 278(8):673-9. PMID: 9272901.
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  78. Barsky AJ, Ahern DK, Delamater BA, Clancy SA, Bailey ED. Differential diagnosis of palpitations. Preliminary development of a screening instrument. Arch Fam Med. 1997 May-Jun; 6(3):241-5. PMID: 9161349.
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  79. Barsky AJ, Delamater BA, Clancy SA, Antman EM, Ahern DK. Somatized psychiatric disorder presenting as palpitations. Arch Intern Med. 1996 May 27; 156(10):1102-8. PMID: 8638998.
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  80. Barsky AJ, Ahern DK, Bailey ED, Delamater BA. Predictors of persistent palpitations and continued medical utilization. J Fam Pract. 1996 May; 42(5):465-72. PMID: 8642363.
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  81. Barsky AJ. Hypochondriasis. Medical management and psychiatric treatment. Psychosomatics. 1996 Jan-Feb; 37(1):48-56. PMID: 8600495.
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  82. Barsky AJ, Borus JF. Somatization and medicalization in the era of managed care. JAMA. 1995 Dec 27; 274(24):1931-4. PMID: 8568987.
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  83. Barsky AJ, Cleary PD, Coeytaux RR, Ruskin JN. The clinical course of palpitations in medical outpatients. Arch Intern Med. 1995 Sep 11; 155(16):1782-8. PMID: 7654112.
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  84. Barsky AJ, Brener J, Coeytaux RR, Cleary PD. Accurate awareness of heartbeat in hypochondriacal and non-hypochondriacal patients. J Psychosom Res. 1995 May; 39(4):489-97. PMID: 7562678.
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  85. Barsky AJ. Somatoform disorders and personality traits. J Psychosom Res. 1995 May; 39(4):399-402. PMID: 7562671.
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  86. Wyshak G, Barsky A. Satisfaction with and effectiveness of medical care in relation to anxiety and depression. Patient and physician ratings compared. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 1995 Mar; 17(2):108-14. PMID: 7789781.
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  87. Barsky AJ, Barnett MC, Cleary PD. Hypochondriasis and panic disorder. Boundary and overlap. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 1994 Nov; 51(11):918-25. PMID: 7944880.
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  88. Wool CA, Barsky AJ. Do women somatize more than men? Gender differences in somatization. Psychosomatics. 1994 Sep-Oct; 35(5):445-52. PMID: 7972659.
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  89. Barsky AJ, Cleary PD, Barnett MC, Christiansen CL, Ruskin JN. The accuracy of symptom reporting by patients complaining of palpitations. Am J Med. 1994 Sep; 97(3):214-21. PMID: 8092169.
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  90. Barsky AJ, Cleary PD, Coeytaux RR, Ruskin JN. Psychiatric disorders in medical outpatients complaining of palpitations. J Gen Intern Med. 1994 Jun; 9(6):306-13. PMID: 8077994.
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  91. Wyshak G, Barsky AJ. Relationship between patient self-ratings and physician ratings of general health, depression, and anxiety. Arch Fam Med. 1994 May; 3(5):419-24. PMID: 8032502.
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  92. Barsky AJ, Wool C, Barnett MC, Cleary PD. Histories of childhood trauma in adult hypochondriacal patients. Am J Psychiatry. 1994 Mar; 151(3):397-401. PMID: 8109648.
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  93. Barsky AJ, Cleary PD, Sarnie MK, Ruskin JN. Panic disorder, palpitations, and the awareness of cardiac activity. J Nerv Ment Dis. 1994 Feb; 182(2):63-71. PMID: 8308534.
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  94. Barsky AJ. A research agenda for outpatient consultation-liaison psychiatry. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 1993 Nov; 15(6):381-5. PMID: 8112561.
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  95. Barsky AJ, Coeytaux RR, Sarnie MK, Cleary PD. Hypochondriacal patients' beliefs about good health. Am J Psychiatry. 1993 Jul; 150(7):1085-9. PMID: 8317581.
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  96. Barsky AJ, Cleary PD, Sarnie MK, Klerman GL. The course of transient hypochondriasis. Am J Psychiatry. 1993 Mar; 150(3):484-8. PMID: 8434667.
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  97. Barsky AJ, Cleary PD, Brener J, Ruskin JN. The perception of cardiac activity in medical outpatients. Cardiology. 1993; 83(5-6):304-15. PMID: 8111763.
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  98. Barsky AJ. Hypochondriasis and obsessive compulsive disorder. Psychiatr Clin North Am. 1992 Dec; 15(4):791-801. PMID: 1461796.
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  99. Barsky AJ, Cleary PD, Klerman GL. Determinants of perceived health status of medical outpatients. Soc Sci Med. 1992 May; 34(10):1147-54. PMID: 1641676.
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  100. Barsky AJ, Wyshak G, Klerman GL. Psychiatric comorbidity in DSM-III-R hypochondriasis. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 1992 Feb; 49(2):101-8. PMID: 1550462.
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  101. Barsky AJ. Palpitations, cardiac awareness, and panic disorder. Am J Med. 1992 Jan 24; 92(1A):31S-34S. PMID: 1734732.
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  102. Barsky AJ, Cleary PD, Wyshak G, Spitzer RL, Williams JB, Klerman GL. A structured diagnostic interview for hypochondriasis. A proposed criterion standard. J Nerv Ment Dis. 1992 Jan; 180(1):20-7. PMID: 1538202.
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  103. Barsky AJ. Amplification, somatization, and the somatoform disorders. Psychosomatics. 1992; 33(1):28-34. PMID: 1539100.
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  104. Barsky AJ, Wyshak G, Latham KS, Klerman GL. Hypochondriacal patients, their physicians, and their medical care. J Gen Intern Med. 1991 Sep-Oct; 6(5):413-9. PMID: 1744755.
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  105. Wyshak G, Barsky AJ, Klerman GL. Comparison of psychiatric screening tests in a general medical setting using ROC analysis. Med Care. 1991 Aug; 29(8):775-85. PMID: 1875744.
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  106. Barsky AJ, Frank CB, Cleary PD, Wyshak G, Klerman GL. The relation between hypochondriasis and age. Am J Psychiatry. 1991 Jul; 148(7):923-8. PMID: 2053634.
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  107. Berwick DM, Murphy JM, Goldman PA, Ware JE, Barsky AJ, Weinstein MC. Performance of a five-item mental health screening test. Med Care. 1991 Feb; 29(2):169-76. PMID: 1994148.
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  108. Barsky AJ, Wyshak G, Latham KS, Klerman GL. The relationship between hypochondriasis and medical illness. Arch Intern Med. 1991 Jan; 151(1):84-8. PMID: 1985612.
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  109. Barsky AJ, Hochstrasser B, Coles NA, Zisfein J, O'Donnell C, Eagle KA. Silent myocardial ischemia. Is the person or the event silent? JAMA. 1990 Sep 05; 264(9):1132-5. PMID: 2200892.
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  110. Barsky AJ, Wyshak G. Hypochondriasis and somatosensory amplification. Br J Psychiatry. 1990 Sep; 157:404-9. PMID: 2245272.
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  111. Barsky AJ, Wyshak G, Klerman GL. Transient hypochondriasis. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 1990 Aug; 47(8):746-52. PMID: 2378545.
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  112. Barsky AJ, Wyshak G, Klerman GL, Latham KS. The prevalence of hypochondriasis in medical outpatients. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol. 1990 Mar; 25(2):89-94. PMID: 2336583.
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  113. Barsky AJ, Wyshak G, Klerman GL. The somatosensory amplification scale and its relationship to hypochondriasis. J Psychiatr Res. 1990; 24(4):323-34. PMID: 2090830.
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  114. Ellison JM, Blum NR, Barsky AJ. Frequent repeaters in a psychiatric emergency service. Hosp Community Psychiatry. 1989 Sep; 40(9):958-60. PMID: 2793103.
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  115. Weinstein MC, Berwick DM, Goldman PA, Murphy JM, Barsky AJ. A comparison of three psychiatric screening tests using receiver operating characteristic (ROC) analysis. Med Care. 1989 Jun; 27(6):593-607. PMID: 2725088.
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  116. Barsky AJ, Wyshak G. Hypochondriasis and related health attitudes. Psychosomatics. 1989; 30(4):412-20. PMID: 2798734.
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  117. Lane RS, Barsky AJ, Goodson JD. Discomfort and disability in upper respiratory tract infection. J Gen Intern Med. 1988 Nov-Dec; 3(6):540-6. PMID: 3230456.
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  118. Barsky AJ, Goodson JD, Lane RS, Cleary PD. The amplification of somatic symptoms. Psychosom Med. 1988 Sep-Oct; 50(5):510-9. PMID: 3186894.
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  119. Barsky AJ, Geringer E, Wool CA. A cognitive-educational treatment for hypochondriasis. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 1988 Sep; 10(5):322-7. PMID: 3049228.
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  120. Barsky AJ. The paradox of health. N Engl J Med. 1988 Feb 18; 318(7):414-8. PMID: 3340120.
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  121. Goodson JD, Goroll AH, Barsky AJ, Treadway KK, Thibault GE, Stoeckle JD. The training of physicians outside the hospital. Arch Intern Med. 1986 Sep; 146(9):1805-9. PMID: 3753121.
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  122. Barsky AJ, Wyshak G, Klerman GL. Medical and psychiatric determinants of outpatient medical utilization. Med Care. 1986 Jun; 24(6):548-60. PMID: 3487010.
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  123. Barsky AJ. Palliation and symptomatic relief. Arch Intern Med. 1986 May; 146(5):905-9. PMID: 2421660.
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  124. Barsky AJ, Wyshak G, Klerman GL. Hypochondriasis. An evaluation of the DSM-III criteria in medical outpatients. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 1986 May; 43(5):493-500. PMID: 3964028.
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  125. Ellison JM, Blum N, Barsky AJ. Repeat visitors in the psychiatric emergency service: a critical review of the data. Hosp Community Psychiatry. 1986 Jan; 37(1):37-41. PMID: 3943795.
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  126. Bursztajn H, Barsky AJ. Facilitating patient acceptance of a psychiatric referral. Arch Intern Med. 1985 Jan; 145(1):73-5. PMID: 3970651.
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  127. Barsky AJ. Nonpharmacologic aspects of medication. Arch Intern Med. 1983 Aug; 143(8):1544-8. PMID: 6870436.
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  128. Richter JM, Barsky AJ, Hupp JA. The treatment of depression in elderly patients. J Fam Pract. 1983 Jul; 17(1):43-7. PMID: 6864172.
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  129. Barsky AJ, Klerman GL. Overview: hypochondriasis, bodily complaints, and somatic styles. Am J Psychiatry. 1983 Mar; 140(3):273-83. PMID: 6338747.
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  130. Barsky AJ, Brown HN. Psychiatric teaching and consultation in a primary care clinic. Psychosomatics. 1982 Sep; 23(9):908-21. PMID: 7146287.
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  131. Barsky AJ. Hidden reasons some patients visit doctors. Ann Intern Med. 1981 Apr; 94(4 pt 1):492-8. PMID: 7212508.
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  132. Barsky AJ, Kazis LE, Freiden RB, Goroll AH, Hatem CJ, Lawrence RS. Evaluating the interview in primary care medicine. Soc Sci Med Med Psychol Med Sociol. 1980 Dec; 14A(6):653-8. PMID: 7209638.
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  133. Barsky AJ. Defining psychiatry in primary care: origins, opportunities, and obstacles. Compr Psychiatry. 1980 May-Jun; 21(3):221-32. PMID: 7379514.
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  134. Barsky AJ, Colpitts J, Green LJ. Walk-in patients' decisions about follow-up care. J Nerv Ment Dis. 1979 Dec; 167(12):742-7. PMID: 229196.
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  135. Barsky AJ. Patients who amplify bodily sensations. Ann Intern Med. 1979 Jul; 91(1):63-70. PMID: 380428.
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  136. Barsky AJ, Stewart R, Burns BJ, Sweet R, Regier D, Jacobson AM. Neighborhood health center patients who use minor tranquilizers. Int J Addict. 1979 Apr; 14(3):337-54. PMID: 38212.
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  137. Barsky AJ. A personal memoir: plastic surgery in the twentieth century. Surg Clin North Am. 1978 Oct; 58(5):1019-29. PMID: 364688.
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  138. Barsky AJ. Patient heal thyself: activating the ambulatory medical patient. J Chronic Dis. 1976 Sep; 29(9):585-97. PMID: 783182.
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  139. Tancredi LR, Barsky AJ. Technology and health care decision making-conceptualizing the process for societal informed consent. Med Care. 1974 Oct; 12(10):845-59. PMID: 4612259.
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  140. Gillum RF, Barsky AJ. Diagnosis and management of patient noncompliance. JAMA. 1974 Jun 17; 228(12):1563-7. PMID: 4406708.
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  141. Barsky AJ. Establishing a plastic surgical unit in South Vietnam. Plast Reconstr Surg. 1970 May; 45(5):431-4. PMID: 5438187.
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  142. Barsky AJ. Macrodactyly. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 1967 Oct; 49(7):1255-66. PMID: 4293291.
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  143. BARSKY AJ. CLEFT HAND: CLASSIFICATION, INCIDENCE, AND TREATMENT. REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE AND REPORT OF NINETEEN CASES. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 1964 Dec; 46:1707-20. PMID: 14239859.
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