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Bentson H. McFarland M.D., Ph.D.

    • Professor of Psychiatry School of Medicine

Dr. McFarland's special interests are depression and pharmacology. The professor of Psychiatry received his medical degree and Ph.D. in Biostatistics in 1979 from the University of Washington in Seattle. He completed his residency training in Psychiatry at OHSU, and his Geriatric Psychiatry fellowship from Maudsley Hospital in England.Please note that Dr. McFarland is no longer taking new patients.

  • Residency:

    • Psychiatry-Oregon Health & Science University, Portland
  • Fellowship:

    • Geriatric Psychiatry-Maudsley Hospital, England
  • Certifications:

    • Psychiatry, 1986

Publications

  • "The National Violent Death Reporting System : Use of the Restricted Access Database and Recommendations for the System's Improvement." American Journal of Preventive Medicine In: , 2017.
  • "Suicide Risk Documented During Veterans' Last Veterans Affairs Health Care Contacts Prior to Suicide." Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior In: , Vol. 46, No. 3, 01.06.2016, p. 363-374.
  • "Quality of Care Provided by Board-Certified Versus Non-Board-Certified Psychiatrists and Neurologists." Academic Medicine  In: , 17.05.2016.
  • "Heavy alcohol use among suicide decedents : Differences in risk across racial-ethnic groups." Psychiatric Services  In: , Vol. 67, No. 3, 01.03.2016, p. 258.
  • "Treatment of veterans with mental health symptoms in VA primary care prior to suicide." General Hospital Psychiatry In: , Vol. 38, 01.01.2016, p. 65-70.
  • "Heavy Alcohol Use Among Suicide Decedents Relative to a Nonsuicide Comparison Group : Gender-Specific Effects of Economic Contraction." Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research In: , 2016.
  • "Economic Recession, Alcohol, and Suicide Rates : Comparative Effects of Poverty, Foreclosure, and Job Loss." American Journal of Preventive Medicine In: , 2016.
  • "Predictors of Improvements in Pain Intensity in a National Cohort of Older Veterans With Chronic Pain." Journal of Pain In: , 31.12.2015.
  • "Precipitating Circumstances of Suicide and Alcohol Intoxication Among U.S. Ethnic Groups." Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research In: , Vol. 39, No. 8, 01.08.2015, p. 1510-1517.
  • "Short-Term Variability in Outpatient Pain Intensity Scores in a National Sample of Older Veterans with Chronic Pain." Pain Medicine (United States) In: , Vol. 16, No. 5, 01.05.2015, p. 855-865.
  • "A Comparison of Suicides and Undetermined Deaths by Poisoning among Women : An Analysis of the National Violent Death Reporting System." Archives of Suicide Research In: , Vol. 19, No. 2, 03.04.2015, p. 190-201.
  • "Acute alcohol use among suicide decedents in 14 US states : Impacts of off-premise and on-premise alcohol outlet density." Addiction In: , Vol. 110, No. 2, 01.02.2015, p. 300-307.
  • "Economic contraction, alcohol intoxication and suicide : Analysis of the National Violent Death Reporting System." Injury Prevention In: , Vol. 21, No. 1, 02.01.2015, p. 35-41.
  • "Clinical and functional outcomes after 2 years in the early detection and intervention for the prevention of psychosis multisite effectiveness trial." Schizophrenia Bulletin  In: , Vol. 41, No. 1, 01.01.2015, p. 30-43.
  • "Barriers to mental health treatment for military wives." Psychiatric Services In: , Vol. 65, No. 9, 01.09.2014, p. 1170-1173.
  • "Physical activity matters : Associations among body mass index, physical activity, and health-related quality of life trajectories over 10 years." Journal of Physical Activity and Health In: , Vol. 11, No. 7, 01.09.2014, p. 1265-1275.
  • "Oregon's Medicaid transformation : An innovative approach to holding a health system accountable for spending growth." Healthcare  In: , Vol. 2, No. 3, 01.09.2014, p. 163-167.
  • "Impact of research network participation on the adoption of buprenorphine for substance abuse treatment." Addictive Behaviors In: , Vol. 39, No. 5, 05.2014, p. 889-896.
  • "Acute use of alcohol and methods of suicide in a US national sample." American Journal of Public Health In: , Vol. 104, No. 1, 01.2014, p. 171-178.
  • "The effects of misclassification biases on veteran suicide rate estimates." American Journal of Public Health In: , Vol. 104, No. 1, 01.2014, p. 151-155.
  • "The association between alcohol use and long-term care placement among older Canadians : A 14-year population-based study." Addictive Behaviors In: , Vol. 39, No. 1, 01.2014, p. 219-224.
  • "Use of alcohol before suicide in the United States." Annals of Epidemiology In: , Vol. 24, No. 8, 2014.
  • "Correlates of Suicide Among Veterans Treated in Primary Care : Case–Control Study of a Nationally Representative Sample." Journal of General Internal Medicine In: , Vol. 29, No. 4, 2014, p. 853-860.
  • "Huguet et al. Respond." American Journal of Public Health In: , Vol. 104, No. 5, 2014.
  • "Use of administrative data to identify off-label use of second-generation antipsychotics in a medicaid population." Psychiatric Services  In: , Vol. 64, No. 12, 01.12.2013, p. 1236-1242.
  • "Longitudinal trajectories of sleep duration in the general population." Health Reports  In: , Vol. 24, No. 11, 20.11.2013, p. 1-9.
  • "Longitudinal trajectories of sleep duration in the general population." Health Reports  In: , Vol. 24, No. 11, 01.11.2013, p. 14-20.
  • "Acute alcohol consumption as a contributing factor to suicidal behavior." American Journal of Public Health In: , Vol. 103, No. 9, 09.2013.
  • "Predictors of Smoking Patterns After First Stroke." Social Work in Health Care In: , Vol. 52, No. 5, 05.2013, p. 467-482.
  • "Acute Alcohol Intoxication and Suicide Among United States Ethnic/Racial Groups : Findings from the National Violent Death Reporting System." Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research In: , Vol. 37, No. 5, 05.2013, p. 839-846.

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