Barbara Jean Burns, PhD

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Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Department / Division:
Psychiatry / Social & Community Psychiatry
Address:
Brightleaf Sq Ste 22
905 W Main St
Durham, NC 27701
Office Telephone:
(919) 687-4676
Training:
  • PhD, Boston College, 1972
Research Interests:

Barbara J. Burns, Ph.D., is Professor and Director of the Services Effectiveness Research Program in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Duke University School of Medicine. Dr. Burns is a nationally recognized mental health services researcher. She has co-authored over 250 publications and was the lead author for the review of effective treatment for mental disorders in children and adolescents for the 1999 U.S. Surgeon General's Report on Mental Health.  She had a key role in evaluating SAMHSA-supported Systems of Care. Her research career emerged from clinical practice in an integrated health/mental health center. At the National Institute of Mental Health, she directed research focused on mental health services from primary care to tertiary care. Dr. Burns’ current primary interests are innovative community-based services and implementation of evidence-based treatment for youth and families.

Representative Publications:
  • Burns, BJ. Realizing the dream. Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research. 2010;37:145-148.  Abstract
  • Hoagwood, KE; Cavaleri, MA; Serene Olin, S; Burns, BJ; Slaton, E; Gruttadaro, D; Hughes, R. Family support in children's mental health: a review and synthesis. Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review. 2010;13:1-45.  Abstract
  • Kolko, DJ; Hurlburt, MS; Zhang, J; Barth, RP; Leslie, LK; Burns, BJ. Posttraumatic stress symptoms in children and adolescents referred for child welfare investigation. A national sample of in-home and out-of-home care. Child Maltreatment. 2010;15:48-63.  Abstract
  • Stambaugh, LF; Southerland, D; Mustillo, SA; Burns, BJ. Service system involvement and delinquent offending at system of care entry. The Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research. 2010;37:307-321.  Abstract
  • Domino, ME; Burns, BJ; Mario, J; Reinecke, MA; Vitiello, B; Weller, EB; Kratochvil, CJ; May, DE; Feeny, NC; Robins, M; Hallin, MJ; Silva, SG; March, JS. Service use and costs of care for depressed adolescents: who uses and who pays?. Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology. 2009;38:826-836.  Abstract
  • Domino, ME; Foster, EM; Vitiello, B; Kratochvil, CJ; Burns, BJ; Silva, SG; Reinecke, MA; March, JS. Relative cost-effectiveness of treatments for adolescent depression: 36-week results from the TADS randomized trial. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 2009;48:711-720.  Abstract
  • Landsverk, JA; Burns, BJ; Stambaugh, LF; Reutz, JA. Psychosocial interventions for children and adolescents in foster care: review of research literature. Child welfare. 2009;88:49-69.  Abstract
  • Mancini, AD; Moser, LL; Whitley, R; McHugo, GJ; Bond, GR; Finnerty, MT; Burns, BJ. Assertive community treatment: facilitators and barriers to implementation in routine mental health settings. Psychiatric Services. 2009;60:189-195.  Abstract
  • Treatment for Adolescents With Depression Study (TADS) Team, ; March, J; Silva, S; Curry, J; Wells, K; Fairbank, J; Burns, B; Domino, M; Vitiello, B; Severe, J; Riedal, K; Goldman, M; Feeny, N; Findling, R; Stull, S; Baab, S; Weller, EB; Robbins, M; Weller, RA; Jessani, N; Waslick, B; Sweeney, M; Dublin, R; Walkup, J; Ginsburg, G; Kastelic, E; Koo, H; Kratochvil, C; May, D; LaGrone, R; Vaughan, B; Albano, AM; Hirsch, GS; Podniesinki, E; Chu, A; Reincecke, M; Leventhal, B; Rogers, G; Jacobs, R; Pathak, S; Wells, J; Lavanier, SA; Danielyan, A; Rohde, P; Simons, A; Grimm, J; Frank, S; Emslie, G; Kennard, B; Hughes, C; Mayes, TL; Rosenberg, D; Benazon, N; Butkus, M; Bartoi, M. The Treatment for Adolescents With Depression Study (TADS): outcomes over 1 year of naturalistic follow-up. American Journal of Psychiatry. 2009;166:1141-1149.  Abstract
  • Domino, ME; Burns, BJ; Silva, SG; Kratochvil, CJ; Vitiello, B; Reinecke, MA; Mario, J; March, JS. Cost-effectiveness of treatments for adolescent depression: results from TADS. American Journal of Psychiatry. 2008;165:588-596.  Abstract
  • Kramer, TL; Burns, BJ. Implementing cognitive behavioral therapy in the real world: a case study of two mental health centers. Implementation Science. 2008;3:14.  Abstract
  • Silverman, WK; Ortiz, CD; Viswesvaran, C; Burns, BJ; Kolko, DJ; Putnam, FW; Amaya-Jackson, L. Evidence-based psychosocial treatments for children and adolescents exposed to traumatic events. Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology. 2008;37:156-183.  Abstract
  • Libby, AM; Orton, HD; Barth, RP; Webb, MB; Burns, BJ; Wood, PA; Spicer, P. Mental health and substance abuse services to parents of children involved with child welfare: a study of racial and ethnic differences for American Indian parents. Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research. 2007;34:150-159.  Abstract
  • March, JS; Silva, S; Petrycki, S; Curry, J; Wells, K; Fairbank, J; Burns, B; Domino, M; McNulty, S; Vitiello, B; Severe, J. The Treatment for Adolescents With Depression Study (TADS): long-term effectiveness and safety outcomes. Archives of General Psychiatry. 2007;64:1132-1143.  Abstract
  • Sheidow, AJ; Schoenwald, SK; Wagner, HR; Allred, CA; Burns, BJ. Predictors of workforce turnover in a transported treatment program. Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research. 2007;34:45-56.  Abstract
  • Libby, AM; Orton, HD; Barth, RP; Webb, MB; Burns, BJ; Wood, P; Spicer, P. Alcohol, drug, and mental health specialty treatment services and race/ethnicity: a national study of children and families involved with child welfare. American journal of public health. 2006;96:628-631.  Abstract
  • Hoagwood, KE; Burns, BJ. Evidence-based practice, part II: effecting change. Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America. 2005;14:xv-xvii.  Abstract
  • Breland-Noble, AM; Elbogen, EB; Farmer, EM; Dubs, MS; Wagner, HR; Burns, BJ. Use of psychotropic medications by youths in therapeutic foster care and group homes. Psychiatric Services. 2004;55:706-708.  Abstract
  • Burns, BJ; Phillips, SD; Wagner, HR; Barth, RP; Kolko, DJ; Campbell, Y; Landsverk, J. Mental health need and access to mental health services by youths involved with child welfare: a national survey. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 2004;43:960-970.  Abstract
  • Drake, RE; Latimer, EA; Leff, HS; McHugo, GJ; Burns, BJ. What is evidence?. Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America. 2004;13:717-728.  Abstract
  • Groff, A; Burns, B; Swanson, J; Swartz, M; Wagner, HR; Tompson, M. Caregiving for persons with mental illness: the impact of outpatient commitment on caregiving strain. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease. 2004;192:554-562.  Abstract
  • Hurlburt, MS; Leslie, LK; Landsverk, J; Barth, RP; Burns, BJ; Gibbons, RD; Slymen, DJ; Zhang, J. Contextual predictors of mental health service use among children open to child welfare. Archives of General Psychiatry. 2004;61:1217-1224.  Abstract
  • Kramer, TL; Phillips, SD; Hargis, MB; Miller, TL; Burns, BJ; Robbins, JM. Disagreement between parent and adolescent reports of functional impairment. The Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines. 2004;45:248-259.  Abstract
  • March, J; Silva, S; Petrycki, S; Curry, J; Wells, K; Fairbank, J; Burns, B; Domino, M; McNulty, S; Vitiello, B; Severe, J; Treatment for Adolescents With Depression Study (TADS) Team. Fluoxetine, cognitive-behavioral therapy, and their combination for adolescents with depression: Treatment for Adolescents With Depression Study (TADS) randomized controlled trial. JAMA : the journal of the American Medical Association. 2004;292:807-820.  Abstract
  • Phillips, SD; Burns, BJ; Wagner, HR; Barth, RP. Parental arrest and children involved with child welfare services agencies. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry. 2004;74:174-186.  Abstract
  • Burns, BJ. Children and evidence-based practice. Psychiatric Clinics of North America. 2003;26:955-970.  Abstract
  • Compton, SN; Swanson, JW; Wagner, HR; Swartz, MS; Burns, BJ; Elbogen, EB. Involuntary outpatient commitment and homelessness in persons with severe mental illness. Mental health services research. 2003;5:27-38.  Abstract
  • Farmer, EM; Burns, BJ; Phillips, SD; Angold, A; Costello, EJ. Pathways into and through mental health services for children and adolescents. Psychiatric Services. 2003;54:60-66.  Abstract
  • Kramer, TL; Robbins, JM; Phillips, SD; Miller, T; Burns, BJ. Detection and outcomes of substance use disorders in adolescents seeking mental health treatment. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 2003;42:1318-1326.  Abstract
  • Leslie, LK; Kelleher, KJ; Burns, BJ; Landsverk, J; Rolls, JA. Foster care and Medicaid managed care. Child welfare. 2003;82:367-392.  Abstract
  • Phillips, SD; Kramer, TL; Compton, SN; Burns, BJ; Robbins, JM. Case-mix adjustment of adolescent mental health treatment outcomes. The Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research. 2003;30:125-136.  Abstract
  • Swanson, JW; Swartz, MS; Elbogen, EB; Wagner, HR; Burns, BJ. Effects of involuntary outpatient commitment on subjective quality of life in persons with severe mental illness. Behavioral Sciences & the Law. 2003;21:473-491.  Abstract
  • Swartz, MS; Swanson, JW; Wagner, HR; Hannon, MJ; Burns, BJ; Shumway, M. Assessment of four stakeholder groups' preferences concerning outpatient commitment for persons with schizophrenia. American Journal of Psychiatry. 2003;160:1139-1146.  Abstract
  • Wagner, HR; Swartz, MS; swanson, JW; Burns, BJ. Does involuntary outpatient commitment lead to more intensive treatment?. Psychology, Public Policy, and Law. 2003;9:145-158.  Abstract
  • Angold, A; Erkanli, A; Farmer, EM; Fairbank, JA; Burns, BJ; Keeler, G; Costello, EJ. Psychiatric disorder, impairment, and service use in rural African American and white youth. Archives of General Psychiatry. 2002;59:893-901.  Abstract
  • Compton, SN; Burns, BJ; Helen, LE; Robertson, E. Review of the evidence base for treatment of childhood psychopathology: internalizing disorders. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology. 2002;70:1240-1266.  Abstract
  • Gaynes, BN; Burns, BJ; Tweed, DL; Erickson, P. Depression and health-related quality of life. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease. 2002;190:799-806.  Abstract
  • Jordan, BK; Federman, EB; Burns, BJ; Schlenger, WE; Fairbank, JA; Caddell, JM. Lifetime use of mental health and substance abuse treatment services by incarcerated women felons. Psychiatric Services. 2002;53:317-325.  Abstract
  • Swartz, MS; Wagner, HR; Swanson, JW; Hiday, VA; Burns, BJ. The perceived coerciveness of involuntary outpatient commitment: findings from an experimental study. The journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law. 2002;30:207-217.  Abstract
  • Hoagwood, K; Burns, BJ; Kiser, L; Ringeisen, H; Schoenwald, SK. Evidence-based practice in child and adolescent mental health services. Psychiatric Services. 2001;52:1179-1189.  Abstract
  • Phillips, SD; Burns, BJ; Edgar, ER; Mueser, KT; Linkins, KW; Rosenheck, RA; Drake, RE; McDonel Herr, EC. Moving assertive community treatment into standard practice. Psychiatric Services. 2001;52:771-779.  Abstract
  • Robbins, JM; Taylor, JL; Rost, KM; Burns, BJ; Phillips, SD; Burnam, MA; Smith, GR. Measuring outcomes of care for adolescents with emotional and behavioral problems. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 2001;40:315-324.  Abstract
  • Swartz, MS; Swanson, JW; Hiday, VA; Wagner, HR; Burns, BJ; Borum, R. A randomized controlled trial of outpatient commitment in North Carolina. Psychiatric Services. 2001;52:325-329.  Abstract
  • Swartz, MS; Swanson, JW; Wagner, HR; Burns, BJ; Hiday, VA. Effects of involuntary outpatient commitment and depot antipsychotics on treatment adherence in persons with severe mental illness. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease. 2001;189:583-592.  Abstract
  • Torrey, WC; Drake, RE; Dixon, L; Burns, BJ; Flynn, L; Rush, AJ; Clark, RE; Klatzker, D. Implementing evidence-based practices for persons with severe mental illnesses. Psychiatric Services. 2001;52:45-50.  Abstract
  • Angold, A; Costello, EJ; Burns, BJ; Erkanli, A; Farmer, EM. Effectiveness of nonresidential specialty mental health services for children and adolescents in the "real world". Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 2000;39:154-160.  Abstract
  • Burns, BJ; Phillips, AJ; Fox, A; Boardman, P; Phillips-Hughes, J. The timing and frequency of complications after peripheral percutaneous transluminal angioplasty and iliac stenting: is a change from inpatient to outpatient therapy feasible?. CardioVascular and Interventional Radiology. 2000;23:452-456.  Abstract
  • Burns, BJ; Ryan Wagner, H; Gaynes, BN; Wells, KB; Schulberg, HC. General medical and specialty mental health service use for major depression. International journal of psychiatry in medicine. 2000;30:127-143.  Abstract
  • Compton, SN; Cuffel, BJ; Burns, BJ; Goldman, W. Datapoints: Effects of changing from five to ten preauthorized outpatient sessions. Psychiatric Services. 2000;51:1223.  Abstract
  • Phillips, SD; Hargis, MB; Kramer, TL; Lensing, SY; Taylor, JL; Burns, BJ; Robbins, JM. Toward a level playing field: predictive factors for the outcomes of mental health treatment for adolescents. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 2000;39:1485-1495.  Abstract
  • Swanson, JW; Swartz, MS; Borum, R; Hiday, VA; Wagner, HR; Burns, BJ. Involuntary out-patient commitment and reduction of violent behaviour in persons with severe mental illness. The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science. 2000;176:324-331.  Abstract
  • Wagner, HR; Burns, BJ; Broadhead, WE; Yarnall, KS; Sigmon, A; Gaynes, BN. Minor depression in family practice: functional morbidity, co-morbidity, service utilization and outcomes. Psychological Medicine. 2000;30:1377-1390.  Abstract
  • Angold, A; Costello, EJ; Farmer, EM; Burns, BJ; Erkanli, A. Impaired but undiagnosed. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 1999;38:129-137.  Abstract
  • Burns, BJ; Hoagwood, K; Mrazek, PJ. Effective treatment for mental disorders in children and adolescents. Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review. 1999;2:199-254.  Abstract
  • Burns, BJ; Teagle, SE; Schwartz, M; Angold, A; Holtzman, A. Managed behavioral health care: a Medicaid carve-out for youth. Health Affairs. 1999;18:214-225.  Abstract
  • Farmer, EM; Stangl, DK; Burns, BJ; Costello, EJ; Angold, A. Use, persistence, and intensity: patterns of care for children's mental health across one year. Community Mental Health Journal. 1999;35:31-46.  Abstract
  • Gaynes, BN; Magruder, KM; Burns, BJ; Wagner, HR; Yarnall, KS; Broadhead, WE. Does a coexisting anxiety disorder predict persistence of depressive illness in primary care patients with major depression?. General Hospital Psychiatry. 1999;21:158-167.  Abstract
  • Salkever, D; Domino, ME; Burns, BJ; Santos, AB; Deci, PA; Dias, J; Wagner, HR; Faldowski, RA; Paolone, J. Assertive community treatment for people with severe mental illness: the effect on hospital use and costs. Health Services Research. 1999;34:577-601.  Abstract
  • Swartz, MS; Swanson, JW; Wagner, HR; Burns, BJ; Hiday, VA; Borum, R. Can involuntary outpatient commitment reduce hospital recidivism?: Findings from a randomized trial with severely mentally ill individuals. American Journal of Psychiatry. 1999;156:1968-1975.  Abstract
  • Angold, A; Messer, SC; Stangl, D; Farmer, EM; Costello, EJ; Burns, BJ. Perceived parental burden and service use for child and adolescent psychiatric disorders. American journal of public health. 1998;88:75-80.  Abstract
  • Burns, BJ. Links between research findings and the future of assertive community treatment: a commentary. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry. 1998;68:261-264.  Abstract
  • Essock, SM; Drake, RE; Burns, BJ. A research network to evaluate assertive community treatment: introduction. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry. 1998;68:176-178.  Abstract
  • Goldman, W; McCulloch, J; Cuffel, B; Zarin, DA; Suarez, A; Burns, BJ. Outpatient utilization patterns of integrated and split psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy for depression. Psychiatric Services. 1998;49:477-482.  Abstract
  • McHugo, GJ; Hargreaves, W; Drake, RE; Clark, RE; Xie, H; Bond, GR; Burns, BJ. Methodological issues in assertive community treatment studies. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry. 1998;68:246-260.  Abstract
  • Swartz, MS; Swanson, JW; Hiday, VA; Borum, R; Wagner, HR; Burns, BJ. Violence and severe mental illness: the effects of substance abuse and nonadherence to medication. American Journal of Psychiatry. 1998;155:226-231.  Abstract
  • Swartz, MS; Swanson, JW; Hiday, VA; Borum, R; Wagner, R; Burns, BJ. Taking the wrong drugs: the role of substance abuse and medication noncompliance in violence among severely mentally ill individuals. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology. 1998;33 Suppl 1:S75-S80.  Abstract
  • Swartz, MS; Wagner, HR; Swanson, JW; Burns, BJ; George, LK; Padgett, DK. Administrative update: utilization of services. I. Comparing use of public and private mental health services: the enduring barriers of race and age. Community Mental Health Journal. 1998;34:133-144.  Abstract
  • Costello, EJ; Farmer, EM; Angold, A; Burns, BJ; Erkanli, A. Psychiatric disorders among American Indian and white youth in Appalachia: the Great Smoky Mountains Study. American journal of public health. 1997;87:827-832.  Abstract
  • Smith, GR; Rost, KM; Fischer, EP; Burnam, MA; Burns, BJ. Assessing the effectiveness of mental health care in routine clinical practice. Characteristics, development, and uses of patient outcomes modules. Evaluation & the Health Professions. 1997;20:65-80.  Abstract
  • Swanson, JW; Swartz, MS; George, LK; Burns, BJ; Hiday, VA; Borum, R; Wagner, HR. Interpreting the effectiveness of involuntary outpatient commitment: a conceptual model. The journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law. 1997;25:5-16.  Abstract
  • Swartz, MS; Burns, BJ; George, LK; Swanson, J; Hiday, VA; Borum, R; Wagner, HR. The ethical challenges of a randomized controlled trial of involuntary outpatient commitment. Journal of Mental Health Administration. 1997;24:35-43.  Abstract
  • Burns, BJ. What drives outcomes for emotional and behavioral disorders in children and adolescents?. New directions for mental health services. 1996;89-102.  Abstract
  • Costello, EJ; Angold, A; Burns, BJ; Erkanli, A; Stangl, DK; Tweed, DL. The Great Smoky Mountains Study of Youth. Functional impairment and serious emotional disturbance. Archives of General Psychiatry. 1996;53:1137-1143.  Abstract
  • Costello, EJ; Angold, A; Burns, BJ; Stangl, DK; Tweed, DL; Erkanli, A; Worthman, CM. The Great Smoky Mountains Study of Youth. Goals, design, methods, and the prevalence of DSM-III-R disorders. Archives of General Psychiatry. 1996;53:1129-1136.  Abstract
  • Friedman, RM; Burns, BJ. The evaluation of the Fort Bragg Demonstration Project: an alternative interpretation of the findings. Journal of Mental Health Administration. 1996;23:128-136.  Abstract
  • Hoagwood, K; Jensen, PS; Petti, T; Burns, BJ. Outcomes of mental health care for children and adolescents: I. A comprehensive conceptual model. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 1996;35:1055-1063.  Abstract
  • Burns, BJ; Costello, EJ; Angold, A; Tweed, D; Stangl, D; Farmer, EM; Erkanli, A. Children's mental health service use across service sectors. Health Affairs. 1995;14:147-159.  Abstract
  • Burns, BJ; Santos, AB. Assertive community treatment: an update of randomized trials. Psychiatric Services. 1995;46:669-675.  Abstract
  • Drake, RE; Burns, BJ. Special section on assertive community treatment: an introduction. Psychiatric Services. 1995;46:667-668.  Abstract
  • Santos, AB; Henggeler, SW; Burns, BJ; Arana, GW; Meisler, N. Research on field-based services: models for reform in the delivery of mental health care to populations with complex clinical problems. American Journal of Psychiatry. 1995;152:1111-1123.  Abstract
  • Swartz, MS; Burns, BJ; Hiday, VA; George, LK; Swanson, J; Wagner, HR. New directions in research on involuntary outpatient commitment. Psychiatric Services. 1995;46:381-385.  Abstract
  • Costello, EJ; Burns, BJ; Angold, A; Leaf, PJ. Epidemiology and health care reform. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 1994;33:1058-1059.  Abstract
  • Ejeckam, G; Abdulla, F; Azadeh, B; Burns, B. Inflammatory pseudotumor of the spleen: a case report. East African medical journal. 1994;71:273-274.  Abstract
  • Lachance, KR; Santos, AB; Burns, BJ. The response of an assertive community treatment program following a natural disaster. Community Mental Health Journal. 1994;30:505-515.  Abstract
  • Landerman, LR; Burns, BJ; Swartz, MS; Wagner, HR; George, LK. The relationship between insurance coverage and psychiatric disorder in predicting use of mental health services. American Journal of Psychiatry. 1994;151:1785-1790.  Abstract
  • Padgett, DK; Patrick, C; Burns, BJ; Schlesinger, HJ. Ethnic differences in use of inpatient mental health services by blacks, whites, and Hispanics in a national insured population. Health Services Research. 1994;29:135-153.  Abstract
  • Padgett, DK; Patrick, C; Burns, BJ; Schlesinger, HJ. Ethnicity and the use of outpatient mental health services in a national insured population. American journal of public health. 1994;84:222-226.  Abstract
  • Padgett, DK; Patrick, C; Burns, BJ; Schlesinger, HJ. Women and outpatient mental health services: use by black, Hispanic, and white women in a national insured population. Journal of Mental Health Administration. 1994;21:347-360.  Abstract
  • Sack, RB; Castrellon, J; Della Sera, E; Goepp, J; Burns, B; Croll, J; Tseng, P; Reid, R; Carrizo, H; Santosham, M. Hydrolyzed lactalbumin-based oral rehydration solution for acute diarrhoea in infants. Acta Paediatrica. 1994;83:819-824.  Abstract
  • Burns, BJ; Wagner, HR; Taube, JE; Magaziner, J; Permutt, T; Landerman, LR. Mental health service use by the elderly in nursing homes. American journal of public health. 1993;83:331-337.  Abstract
  • Costello, EJ; Burns, BJ; Angold, A; Leaf, PJ. How can epidemiology improve mental health services for children and adolescents?. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 1993;32:1106-1114.  Abstract
  • Padgett, DK; Patrick, C; Burns, BJ; Schlesinger, HJ; Cohen, J. The effect of insurance benefit changes on use of child and adolescent outpatient mental health services. Medical Care. 1993;31:96-110.  Abstract
  • Patrick, C; Padgett, DK; Burns, BJ; Schlesinger, HJ; Cohen, J. Use of inpatient services by a national population: do benefits make a difference?. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 1993;32:144-152.  Abstract
  • Santos, AB; Hawkins, GD; Julius, B; Deci, PA; Hiers, TH; Burns, BJ. A pilot study of assertive community treatment for patients with chronic psychotic disorders. American Journal of Psychiatry. 1993;150:501-504.  Abstract
  • Smith, GR; Burns, BJ. Recommendations of the Little Rock Working Group on Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders in Health-Care Reform. Journal of Mental Health Administration. 1993;20:247-253.  Abstract
  • Patrick, C; Padgett, DK; Schlesinger, HJ; Cohen, J; Burns, BJ. Serious physical illness as a stressor: effects on family use of medical services. General Hospital Psychiatry. 1992;14:219-227.  Abstract
  • Rost, K; Smith, GR; Burnam, MA; Burns, BJ. Measuring the outcomes of care for mental health problems. The case of depressive disorders. Medical Care. 1992;30:MS266-MS273.  Abstract
  • Thompson, JW; Burns, BJ; Goldman, HH; Smith, J. Initial level of care and clinical status in a managed mental health program. Hospital and Community Psychiatry. 1992;43:599-603.  Abstract
  • Burns, BJ. Mental health service use by adolescents in the 1970s and 1980s. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 1991;30:144-150.  Abstract
  • Burns, BJ; Taube, JE; Permutt, T; Rudin, SC; Mulcare, ME; Harbin, HT; Goldman, HH. Evaluation of a Maryland fiscal incentive plan for placing state hospital patients in nursing homes. Hospital and Community Psychiatry. 1991;42:1228-1233.  Abstract
  • Strahan, G; Burns, BJ. Mental illness in nursing homes. Vital and health statistics. Series 13, Data from the National Health Survey. 1991;1-65.  Abstract
  • Thompson, JW; Smith, J; Burns, BJ; Berg, R. How mental health providers see managed care. Journal of Mental Health Administration. 1991;18:284-293.  Abstract
  • Boyd, JH; Rae, DS; Thompson, JW; Burns, BJ; Bourdon, K; Locke, BZ; Regier, DA. Phobia: prevalence and risk factors. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology. 1990;25:314-323.  Abstract
  • Burns, BJ; Friedman, RM. Examining the research base for child mental health services and policy. Journal of Mental Health Administration. 1990;17:87-98.  Abstract
  • Cleary, PD; Burns, BJ; Nycz, GR. The identification of psychiatric illness by primary care physicians: the effect of patient gender. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 1990;5:355-360.  Abstract
  • Freiman, MP; Arons, BS; Goldman, HH; Burns, BJ. Nursing home reform and the mentally ill. Health Affairs. 1990;9:47-60.  Abstract
  • Taube, CA; Morlock, L; Burns, BJ; Santos, AB. New directions in research on assertive community treatment. Hospital and Community Psychiatry. 1990;41:642-647.  Abstract
  • Beardsley, RS; Larson, DB; Burns, BJ; Thompson, JW; Kamerow, DB. Prescribing of psychotropics in elderly nursing home patients. Journal of American Geriatrics Society. 1989;37:327-330.  Abstract
  • Larson, DB; Lyons, JS; Bareta, JC; Burns, BJ; Blazer, DG; Goldstrom, ID. The construct validity of the ischemic score of Hachinski for the detection of dementias. The Journal of neuropsychiatry and clinical neurosciences. 1989;1:181-187.  Abstract
  • Orr, ST; James, SA; Burns, BJ; Thompson, B. Chronic stressors and maternal depression: implications for prevention. American journal of public health. 1989;79:1295-1296.  Abstract
  • Burns, BJ; Kamerow, DB. Psychotropic drug prescriptions for nursing home residents. Journal of Family Practice. 1988;26:155-160.  Abstract
  • Costello, EJ; Burns, BJ; Costello, AJ; Edelbrock, C; Dulcan, M; Brent, D. Service utilization and psychiatric diagnosis in pediatric primary care: the role of the gatekeeper. Pediatrics. 1988;82:435-441.  Abstract
  • Costello, EJ; Costello, AJ; Edelbrock, C; Burns, BJ; Dulcan, MK; Brent, D; Janiszewski, S. Psychiatric disorders in pediatric primary care. Prevalence and risk factors. Archives of General Psychiatry. 1988;45:1107-1116.  Abstract
  • Costello, EJ; Edelbrock, C; Costello, AJ; Dulcan, MK; Burns, BJ; Brent, D. Psychopathology in pediatric primary care: the new hidden morbidity. Pediatrics. 1988;82:415-424.  Abstract
  • Frank, RG; German, PS; Burns, BJ; Johnson, W; Miller, N. Use of services by cognitively impaired elderly persons residing in the community. Hospital and Community Psychiatry. 1988;39:555-557.  Abstract
  • Letson, GW; Santosham, M; Reid, R; Priehs, C; Burns, B; Jahnke, A; Gahagan, S; Nienstadt, L; Johnson, C; Smith, D. Comparison of active and combined passive/active immunization of Navajo children against Haemophilus influenzae type b. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. 1988;7:747-752.  Abstract
  • Lyons, JS; Larson, DB; Burns, BJ; Cope, N; Wright, S; Hammer, JS. Psychiatric co-morbidities and patients with head and spinal cord trauma. Effects on acute hospital care. General Hospital Psychiatry. 1988;10:292-297.  Abstract
  • Schulberg, HC; Burns, BJ. Mental disorders in primary care: epidemiologic, diagnostic, and treatment research directions. General Hospital Psychiatry. 1988;10:79-87.  Abstract
  • Stene, JK; Stofberg, L; MacDonald, G; Myers, RA; Ramzy, A; Burns, B. Nalbuphine analgesia in the prehospital setting. American Journal of Emergency Medicine. 1988;6:634-639.  Abstract
  • Taube, CA; Burns, BJ. Mental health services system research: the National Institute of Mental Health program. Health Services Research. 1988;22:837-855.  Abstract
  • Taube, CA; Goldman, HH; Burns, BJ; Kessler, LG. High users of outpatient mental health services, I: Definition and characteristics. American Journal of Psychiatry. 1988;145:19-24.  Abstract
  • Thompson, JW; Burns, BJ; Bartko, J; Boyd, JH; Taube, CA; Bourdon, KH. The use of ambulatory services by persons with and without phobia. Medical Care. 1988;26:183-198.  Abstract
  • Thompson, JW; Burns, BJ; Taube, CA. The severely mentally ill in general hospital psychiatric units. General Hospital Psychiatry. 1988;10:1-9.  Abstract
  • German, PS; Shapiro, S; Skinner, EA; Von Korff, M; Klein, LE; Turner, RW; Teitelbaum, ML; Burke, J; Burns, BJ. Detection and management of mental health problems of older patients by primary care providers. JAMA : the journal of the American Medical Association. 1987;257:489-493.  Abstract
  • Goldstrom, ID; Burns, BJ; Kessler, LG; Feuerberg, MA; Larson, DB; Miller, NE; Cromer, WJ. Mental health services use by elderly adults in a primary care setting. Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences. 1987;42:147-153.  Abstract
  • Kamerow, DB; Burns, BJ. The effectiveness of mental health consultation and referral in ambulatory primary care: a research lacuna. General Hospital Psychiatry. 1987;9:111-117.  Abstract
  • Kessler, LG; Burns, BJ; Shapiro, S; Tischler, GL; George, LK; Hough, RL; Bodison, D; Miller, RH. Psychiatric diagnoses of medical service users: evidence from the Epidemiologic Catchment Area Program. American journal of public health. 1987;77:18-24.  Abstract
  • Larson, DB; Kessler, LC; Burns, BJ; Pincus, HA; Houpt, JL; Fiester, S; Chaitkin, L. A research development workshop to stimulate outcome research in consultation-liaison psychiatry. Hospital and Community Psychiatry. 1987;38:1106-1109.  Abstract
  • Lyons, JS; Hammer, JS; Larson, DB; Visotsky, HM; Burns, BJ. The impact of a prospective payment system on psychosocial service delivery in the general hospital. Medical Care. 1987;25:140-147.  Abstract
  • Rabins, PV; Rovner, BW; Larson, DB; Burns, BJ; Prescott, C; Beardsley, RS. The use of mental health measures in nursing home research. Journal of American Geriatrics Society. 1987;35:431-434.  Abstract
  • Shapiro, S; German, PS; Skinner, EA; VonKorff, M; Turner, RW; Klein, LE; Teitelbaum, ML; Kramer, M; Burke, JD; Burns, BJ. An experiment to change detection and management of mental morbidity in primary care. Medical Care. 1987;25:327-339.  Abstract
  • Von Korff, M; Shapiro, S; Burke, JD; Teitlebaum, M; Skinner, EA; German, P; Turner, RW; Klein, L; Burns, B. Anxiety and depression in a primary care clinic. Comparison of Diagnostic Interview Schedule, General Health Questionnaire, and practitioner assessments. Archives of General Psychiatry. 1987;44:152-156.  Abstract
  • Burke, JD; Moccia, P; Borus, JF; Burns, BJ. Emotional distress in fifth-grade children ten months after a natural disaster. Journal of the American Academy of Child Psychiatry. 1986;25:536-541.  Abstract
  • Jellinek, MS; Murphy, JM; Burns, BJ. Brief psychosocial screening in outpatient pediatric practice. The Journal of Pediatrics. 1986;109:371-378.  Abstract
  • Taube, CA; Kessler, LG; Burns, BJ. Estimating the probability and level of ambulatory mental health services use. Health Services Research. 1986;21:321-340.  Abstract
  • Borus, JF; Olendzki, MC; Kessler, L; Burns, BJ; Brandt, UC; Broverman, CA; Henderson, PR. The 'offset effect' of mental health treatment on ambulatory medical care utilization and charges. Month-by-month and grouped-month analyses of a five-year study. Archives of General Psychiatry. 1985;42:573-580.  Abstract
  • Burns, BJ; Burke, JD. Improving mental health practices in primary care: findings from recent research. Public health reports (Washington, D.C. : 1974). 1985;100:294-300.  Abstract
  • Locke, BZ; Burns, BJ. The primary care physician and the psychiatric epidemiologist: a symbiotic service research partnership. The Israel journal of psychiatry and related sciences. 1985;22:257-264.  Abstract
  • Regier, DA; Burke, JD; Manderscheid, RW; Burns, BJ. The chronically mentally ill in primary care. Psychological Medicine. 1985;15:265-273.  Abstract
  • Schulberg, HC; Burns, BJ. The nature and effectiveness of general hospital psychiatric services. General Hospital Psychiatry. 1985;7:249-257.  Abstract
  • Taube, CA; Thompson, JW; Burns, BJ; Widem, P; Prevost, C. Prospective payment and psychiatric discharges from general hospitals with and without psychiatric units. Hospital and Community Psychiatry. 1985;36:754-760.  Abstract
  • Taube, CA; Burns, BJ; Kessler, L. Patients of psychiatrists and psychologists in office-based practice: 1980. American Psychologist. 1984;39:1435-1447.  Abstract
  • Burns, BJ; Scott, JE; Burke, JD; Kessler, LG. Mental health training of primary care residents: a review of recent literature (1974-1981). General Hospital Psychiatry. 1983;5:157-169.  Abstract
  • Burke, JD; Borus, JF; Burns, BJ; Millstein, KH; Beasley, MC. Changes in children's behavior after a natural disaster. American Journal of Psychiatry. 1982;139:1010-1014.  Abstract
  • Hankin, JR; Steinwachs, DM; Regier, DA; Burns, BJ; Goldberg, ID; Hoeper, EW. Use of general medical care services by persons with mental disorders. Archives of General Psychiatry. 1982;39:225-231.  Abstract
  • Regier, DA; Goldberg, ID; Burns, BJ; Hankin, J; Hoeper, EW; Nycz, GR. Specialist/generalist division of responsibility for patients with mental disorders. Archives of General Psychiatry. 1982;39:219-224.  Abstract
  • Burns, BJ; Goldberg, ID; Hankin, J; Hoeper, EW; Jacobson, AM; Regier, DA. Uses of ambulatory health/mental health utilization data in organized health care settings. Health policy quarterly. 2:169-179.  Abstract