Chen, Peijun, MD, PhD

Peijun ChenResearch Focus

  • Geriatric Psychiatry

 

Professional Affiliations

  • Investigator, Cleveland FES Center
  • Psychiatrist, Louis Stokes VA Medical Center, Cleveland OH
  • Psychiatrist, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, Cleveland, OH
  • Assistant Professor, Psychiatry, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland OH

Publications (Select)

  • Chen P, Guarino PD, Dysken MW, Pallaki M, Asthana S, Llorente MD, Love S, Vertrees JE, Schellenberg GD, Sano M. Neuropsychiatric Symptoms and Caregiver Burden in Individuals With Alzheimer’s Disease: The TEAM-AD VA Cooperative Study. J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol. 2018 Jul;31(4):177–185. doi: 10.1177/0891988718783897 Pubmed PMID: 29966477
  • Rej S, Quayle W, Forester BP, Dols A, Gatchel J, Chen P, Gough S, Fox R, Sajatovic M, Strejilevich SA, Eyler LT. Measurement tools for assessment of older age bipolar disorder: A systematic review of the recent global literature. Bipolar Disord. 2018 Jun;20(4):359–369. doi: 10.1111/bdi.12566 Pubmed PMID: 29108106
    Gandotra K, Chen P, Jaskiw GE, Konicki PE, Strohl KP. Effective Treatment of Insomnia With Mirtazapine Attenuates Concomitant Suicidal Ideation. J Clin Sleep Med. 2018 May 15;14(5):901–902. doi: 10.5664/jcsm.7142 Pubmed PMID: 29734995
  • Young RC, Mulsant BH, Sajatovic M, Gildengers AG, Gyulai L, Al Jurdi RK, Beyer J, Evans J, Banerjee S, Greenberg R, Marino P, Kunik ME, Chen P, Barrett M, Schulberg HC, Bruce ML, Reynolds CF 3rd, Alexopoulos GS. GERI-BD: A Randomized Double-Blind Controlled Trial of Lithium and Divalproex in the Treatment of Mania in Older Patients With Bipolar Disorder. Am J Psychiatry. 2017 Nov 1;174(11):1086–1093. doi: 10.1176/appi.ajp.2017.15050657 Pubmed PMID: 29088928
  • Chen P, Dols A, Rej S, Sajatovic M. Update on the Epidemiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Mania in Older-Age Bipolar Disorder. Curr Psychiatry Rep. 2017 Aug;19(8):46. doi: 10.1007/s11920-017-0804-8 Pubmed PMID: 28647815
  • Mohamed S, Johnson GR, Chen P, Hicks PB, Davis LL, Yoon J, Gleason TC, Vertrees JE, Weingart K, Tal I, Scrymgeour A, Lawrence DD, Planeta B, Thase ME, Huang GD, Zisook S, Rao SD, Pilkinton PD, Wilcox JA, Iranmanesh A, Sapra M, Jurjus G, Michalets JP, Aslam M, Beresford T, Anderson KD, Fernando R, Ramaswamy S, Kasckow J, Westermeyer J, Yoon G, D’Souza DC, Larson G, Anderson WG, Klatt M, Fareed A, Thompson SI, Carrera CJ, Williams SS, Juergens TM, Albers LJ, Nasdahl CS, Villarreal G, Winston JL, Nogues CA, Connolly KR, Tapp A, Jones KA, Khatkhate G, Marri S, Suppes T, LaMotte J, Hurley R, Mayeda AR, Niculescu AB 3rd, Fischer BA, Loreck DJ, Rosenlicht N, Lieske S, Finkel MS, Little JT. Effect of Antidepressant Switching vs Augmentation on Remission Among Patients With Major Depressive Disorder Unresponsive to Antidepressant Treatment: The. JAMA. 2017 Jul 11;318(2):132–145. doi: 10.1001/jama.2017.8036 Pubmed PMID: 28697253
  • Zisook S, Tal I, Weingart K, Hicks P, Davis LL, Chen P, Yoon J, Johnson GR, Vertrees JE, Rao S, Pilkinton PD, Wilcox JA, Sapra M, Iranmanesh A, Huang GD, Mohamed S. Characteristics of U.S. Veteran Patients with Major Depressive Disorder who require “next-step” treatments: A VAST-D report. J Affect Disord. 2016 Dec;206:232-240. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2016.07.023. Epub 2016 Jul 26. PubMed PMID: 27479536.
  • Mohamed S, Johnson GR, Vertrees JE, Guarino PD, Weingart K, Young IT, Yoon J, Gleason TC, Kirkwood KA, Kilbourne AM, Gerrity M, Marder S, Biswas K, Hicks P, Davis LL, Chen P, Kelada A, Huang GD, Lawrence DD, LeGwin M, Zisook S. The VA augmentation and switching treatments for improving depression outcomes (VAST-D) study: Rationale and design considerations. Psychiatry Res. 2015 Oct 30;229(3):760-70. doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2015.08.005. Epub 2015 Aug 6. PubMed PMID: 26279130.
  • Dysken MW, Sano M, Asthana S, Vertrees JE, Pallaki M, Llorente M, Love S, Schellenberg GD, McCarten JR, Malphurs J, Prieto S, Chen P, Loreck DJ, Trapp G, Bakshi RS, Mintzer JE, Heidebrink JL, Vidal-Cardona A, Arroyo LM, Cruz AR, Zachariah S, Kowall NW, Chopra MP, Craft S, Thielke S, Turvey CL, Woodman C, Monnell KA, Gordon K, Tomaska J, Segal Y, Peduzzi PN, Guarino PD. Effect of vitamin E and memantine on functional decline in Alzheimer disease: the TEAM-AD VA cooperative randomized trial. JAMA. 2014 Jan 1;311(1):33–44. doi: 10.1001/jama.2013.282834 Pubmed PMID: 24381967
  • Mohamed S, Johnson GR, Vertrees JE, Guarino PD, Weingart K, Young IT, Yoon J, Gleason TC, Kirkwood KA, Kilbourne AM, Gerrity M, Marder S, Biswas K, Hicks P, Davis LL, Chen P, Kelada A, Huang GD, Lawrence DD, LeGwin M, Zisook S. The VA augmentation and switching treatments for improving depression outcomes (VAST-D) study: Rationale and design considerations. Psychiatry Res. 2015 Oct 30;229(3):760–770. doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2015.08.005 Pubmed PMID: 26279130
  • Dysken MW, Guarino PD, Vertrees JE, Asthana S, Sano M, Llorente M, Pallaki M, Love S, Schellenberg GD, McCarten JR, Malphurs J, Prieto S, Chen P, Loreck DJ, Carney S, Trapp G, Bakshi RS, Mintzer JE, Heidebrink JL, Vidal-Cardona A, Arroyo LM, Cruz AR, Kowall NW, Chopra MP, Craft S, Thielke S, Turvey CL, Woodman C, Monnell KA, Gordon K, Tomaska J, Vatassery G. Vitamin E and memantine in Alzheimer’s disease: clinical trial methods and baseline data. Alzheimers Dement. 2014 Jan;10(1):36–44. doi: 10.1016/j.jalz.2013.01.014 Pubmed PMID: 23583234

Contact Information

Contact Name: Peijun Chen
Contact Number: (216) 791-3800
Contact Email: Peijun.Chen@va.gov