Laurie Lindamer

Title(s)Clinical Professor, Psychiatry
SchoolHealth Sciences
Address9500 Gilman Drive #9116A
La Jolla CA 92093
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    Dr. Lindamer received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology in 1994 from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. She completed an APA-approved internship at UCSD/VASDHS, specializing in neuropsychology, and then trained as a post-doctoral research fellow in Geriatric Psychiatry at UCSD. She is a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Director of the Education and Dissemination Unit of the VA Center of Excellence for Stress and Mental Health (CESAMH), and Director of the CESAMH Psychology Postdoctoral Research Fellowship. Her research interests include the development and testing of psychosocial interventions to improve health in persons with psychiatric disorders, as well as examining factors related to the implementation of these interventions.

    Research Interests

    Dr. Lindamer’s research interests have been directed at designing and testing psychosocial interventions for health behaviors for persons with serious mental illness. In addition, she has also been actively involved in the development of academic community partnerships to promote the implementation of evidence-based psychosocial interventions both in the VA and in the community.

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    Dr. Lindamer is a licensed psychologist in California and serves as a study clinician on several grants. She serves as the Director of the Psychology CESAMH Clinical Research Fellowship. She advises medical students and residents, undergraduates, graduate students and post-doctoral fellows both the VASDHS and UCSD in clinical research.

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    Adapting a Physical Activity Intervention for Schizophrenia
    NIH/NIMH R34MH071539Feb 1, 2006 - Oct 31, 2009
    Role: Principal Investigator
    NIH/NIMH K08MH001580Sep 30, 1997 - Apr 30, 2003
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Post-9/11 Veteran Satisfaction With the VA eScreening Program. Mil Med. 2020 Mar 02; 185(3-4):519-529. Almklov E, Afari N, Floto E, Lindamer L, Hurst S, Pittman JOE. PMID: 32060553.
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    2. Implementing eScreening technology in four VA clinics: a mixed-method study. BMC Health Serv Res. 2019 Aug 28; 19(1):604. Pittman JOE, Afari N, Floto E, Almklov E, Conner S, Rabin B, Lindamer L. PMID: 31462280.
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    3. The Go-VAR (Veterans Active Recovery): An Adjunctive, Exercise-Based Intervention for Veterans Recovering from Substance Use Disorders. J Psychoactive Drugs. 2019 Jan-Mar; 51(1):68-77. Linke SE, Hovsepians R, Schnebly B, Godfrey K, Noble M, Strong DR, Isgro M, Lindamer LA. PMID: 30653409.
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    4. Combat exposure and pain in male and female Afghanistan and Iraq veterans: The role of mediators and moderators. Psychiatry Res. 2017 11; 257:7-13. Buttner MM, Godfrey KM, Floto E, Pittman J, Lindamer L, Afari N. PMID: 28709118.
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    5. VA eScreening program: Technology to improve care for post-9/11 veterans. Psychol Serv. 2017 02; 14(1):23-33. Pittman JOE, Floto E, Lindamer L, Baker DG, Lohr JB, Afari N. PMID: 28134554.
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    6. An Exercise-Based Program for Veterans with Substance Use Disorders: Formative Research. J Psychoactive Drugs. 2015 Jul-Aug; 47(3):248-57. Linke SE, Noble M, Hurst S, Strong DR, Redwine L, Norman SB, Lindamer LA. PMID: 26098629.
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    7. Differential impact of combat on postdeployment symptoms in female and male veterans of iraq and afghanistan. Mil Med. 2015 Mar; 180(3):296-303. Afari N, Pittman J, Floto E, Owen L, Buttner M, Hossain N, Baker DG, Lindamer L, Lohr JB. PMID: 25735020.
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    8. Posttraumatic stress disorder and health: a preliminary study of group differences in health and health behaviors. Ann Gen Psychiatry. 2013 Sep 26; 12(1):30. Godfrey KM, Lindamer LA, Mostoufi S, Afari N. PMID: 24070007.
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    9. Predisposing, enabling, and need factors associated with high service use in a public mental health system. Adm Policy Ment Health. 2012 May; 39(3):200-9. Lindamer LA, Liu L, Sommerfeld DH, Folsom DP, Hawthorne W, Garcia P, Aarons GA, Jeste DV. PMID: 21533848.
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    10. Incarceration among adults who are in the public mental health system: rates, risk factors, and short-term outcomes. Psychiatr Serv. 2012 Jan; 63(1):26-32. Hawthorne WB, Folsom DP, Sommerfeld DH, Lanouette NM, Lewis M, Aarons GA, Conklin RM, Solorzano E, Lindamer LA, Jeste DV. PMID: 22227756.
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    11. Establishing an implementation network: lessons learned from community-based participatory research. Implement Sci. 2009 Mar 31; 4:17. Lindamer LA, Lebowitz B, Hough RL, Garcia P, Aguirre A, Halpain MC, Depp C, Jeste DV. PMID: 19335915.
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    12. Assessment of physical activity in middle-aged and older adults with schizophrenia. Schizophr Res. 2008 Sep; 104(1-3):294-301. Lindamer LA, McKibbin C, Norman GJ, Jordan L, Harrison K, Abeyesinhe S, Patrick K. PMID: 18550338.
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    13. Public-academic partnerships: improving care for older persons with schizophrenia through an academic-community partnership. Psychiatr Serv. 2008 Mar; 59(3):236-9. Lindamer LA, Lebowitz BD, Hough RL, Garcia P, Aquirre A, Halpain MC, Depp C, Jeste DV. PMID: 18308902.
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    14. A longitudinal study of the use of mental health services by persons with serious mental illness: do Spanish-speaking Latinos differ from English-speaking Latinos and Caucasians? Am J Psychiatry. 2007 Aug; 164(8):1173-80. Folsom DP, Gilmer T, Barrio C, Moore DJ, Bucardo J, Lindamer LA, Garcia P, Hawthorne W, Hough R, Patterson T, Jeste DV. PMID: 17671279.
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    15. Anxiety disorders in a public mental health system: clinical characteristics and service use patterns. J Affect Disord. 2007 Dec; 104(1-3):179-83. Wetherell JL, Kim DS, Lindamer LA, Thorp SR, Hawthorne W, Kim K, Hough RL, Garcia P, Jeste DV. PMID: 17408752.
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    16. Mammography stages of change in middle-aged women with schizophrenia: an exploratory analysis. BMC Psychiatry. 2006 Oct 30; 6:49. Lindamer LA, Wear E, Sadler GR. PMID: 17074091.
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    17. Diagnostic variability for schizophrenia and major depression in a large public mental health care system dataset. Psychiatry Res. 2006 Nov 15; 144(2-3):167-75. Folsom DP, Lindamer L, Montross LP, Hawthorne W, Golshan S, Hough R, Shale J, Jeste DV. PMID: 16979244.
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    18. Schizophrenia in late life: emerging issues. Dialogues Clin Neurosci. 2006; 8(1):45-52. Folsom DP, Lebowitz BD, Lindamer LA, Palmer BW, Patterson TL, Jeste DV. PMID: 16640113.
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    19. Tri-ethnic variations of co-morbid substance and alcohol use disorders in schizophrenia. Schizophr Res. 2005 Nov 15; 79(2-3):297-305. Montross LP, Barrio C, Yamada AM, Lindamer L, Golshan S, Garcia P, Fuentes D, Daly RE, Hough RL, Jeste DV. PMID: 15978782.
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    20. Differences in clinical features and mental health service use in bipolar disorder across the lifespan. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2005 Apr; 13(4):290-8. Depp CA, Lindamer LA, Folsom DP, Gilmer T, Hough RL, Garcia P, Jeste DV. PMID: 15845754.
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    21. Prevalence and risk factors for homelessness and utilization of mental health services among 10,340 patients with serious mental illness in a large public mental health system. Am J Psychiatry. 2005 Feb; 162(2):370-6. Folsom DP, Hawthorne W, Lindamer L, Gilmer T, Bailey A, Golshan S, Garcia P, Unützer J, Hough R, Jeste DV. PMID: 15677603.
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    22. Adherence to treatment with antipsychotic medication and health care costs among Medicaid beneficiaries with schizophrenia. Am J Psychiatry. 2004 Apr; 161(4):692-9. Gilmer TP, Dolder CR, Lacro JP, Folsom DP, Lindamer L, Garcia P, Jeste DV. PMID: 15056516.
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    23. Gender differences in characteristics and service use of public mental health patients with schizophrenia. Psychiatr Serv. 2003 Oct; 54(10):1407-9. Lindamer LA, Bailey A, Hawthorne W, Folsom DP, Gilmer TP, Garcia P, Hough RL, Jeste DV. PMID: 14557530.
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    24. Patterns of public mental health service use by age in patients with schizophrenia. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2003 Sep-Oct; 11(5):525-33. Jin H, Folsom DP, Lindamer L, Bailey A, Hawthorne W, Garcia P, Jeste DV. PMID: 14506086.
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    25. A comparison of gynecological variables and service use among older women with and without schizophrenia. Psychiatr Serv. 2003 Jun; 54(6):902-4. Lindamer LA, Buse DC, Auslander L, Unützer J, Bartels SJ, Jeste DV. PMID: 12773608.
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    26. Assisted living and use of health services among medicaid beneficiaries with schizophrenia. J Ment Health Policy Econ. 2003 Jun; 6(2):59-65. Gilmer TP, Folsom DP, Hawthorne W, Lindamer LA, Hough RL, Garcia P, Jeste DV. PMID: 14578538.
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    27. Medical comorbidity and receipt of medical care by older homeless people with schizophrenia or depression. Psychiatr Serv. 2002 Nov; 53(11):1456-60. Folsom DP, McCahill M, Bartels SJ, Lindamer LA, Ganiats TG, Jeste DV. PMID: 12407275.
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    28. Improving understanding of research consent in middle-aged and elderly patients with psychotic disorders. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2002 Mar-Apr; 10(2):142-50. Dunn LB, Lindamer LA, Palmer BW, Golshan S, Schneiderman LJ, Jeste DV. PMID: 11925275.
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    29. Enhancing comprehension of consent for research in older patients with psychosis: a randomized study of a novel consent procedure. Am J Psychiatry. 2001 Nov; 158(11):1911-3. Dunn LB, Lindamer LA, Palmer BW, Schneiderman LJ, Jeste DV. PMID: 11691700.
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    30. Personality profiles among normal aged individuals as measured by the NEO-PI-R. Aging Ment Health. 2001 May; 5(2):159-64. Roepke S, McAdams LA, Lindamer LA, Patterson TL, Jeste DV. PMID: 11511063.
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    31. Relationship of gender and age at onset of schizophrenia to severity of dyskinesia. J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci. 2001; 13(3):399-402. Lindamer LA, Lohr JB, Caligiuri MP, Jeste DV. PMID: 11514648.
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    32. Hormone replacement therapy in postmenopausal women with schizophrenia: positive effect on negative symptoms? Biol Psychiatry. 2001 Jan 01; 49(1):47-51. Lindamer LA, Buse DC, Lohr JB, Jeste DV. PMID: 11163779.
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    33. Gender-related clinical differences in older patients with schizophrenia. J Clin Psychiatry. 1999 Jan; 60(1):61-7; quiz 68-9. Lindamer LA, Lohr JB, Harris MJ, McAdams LA, Jeste DV. PMID: 10074884.
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    34. Gender, estrogen, and schizophrenia. Psychopharmacol Bull. 1997; 33(2):221-8. Lindamer LA, Lohr JB, Harris MJ, Jeste DV. PMID: 9230634.
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    35. Relationship of ethnicity and gender to schizophrenia and pharmacology of neuroleptics. Psychopharmacol Bull. 1996; 32(2):243-51. Jeste DV, Lindamer LA, Evans J, Lacro JP. PMID: 8783894.
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    36. Medical comorbidity in schizophrenia. Schizophr Bull. 1996; 22(3):413-30. Jeste DV, Gladsjo JA, Lindamer LA, Lacro JP. PMID: 8873293.
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    37. Menstrual phase-independent retrieval deficit in women with PMS. Biol Psychiatry. 1995 Sep 15; 38(6):369-77. Keenan PA, Lindamer LA, Jong SK. PMID: 8547456.
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    38. Non-migraine headache across the menstrual cycle in women with and without premenstrual syndrome. Cephalalgia. 1992 Dec; 12(6):356-9; discussion 339. Keenan PA, Lindamer LA. PMID: 1473137.
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    39. Psychological aspects of premenstrual syndrome. II: Utility of standardized measures. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 1992 May-Jul; 17(2-3):189-94. Keenan PA, Lindamer LA, Jong SK. PMID: 1438644.
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