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Linda Ganzini, M.D., M.P.H.

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Background

Dr. Ganzini's research interests are centered in the areas of geriatric mental health, end-of-life care issues, and improving palliative care for the terminally ill. She received the Young Investigator Award from the NIMH International Congress on Schizophrenia Research in 1991, and in 1993, the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology presented her with its Young Investigator Award. She received the Portland Veterans Affairs Health Care Research Award in 1994 and the 2005 Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine Research Award. Dr. Ganzini has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals, invited articles, book chapters, editorials and commentaries on the topics of Oregon's Death with Dignity Act , physician aid-in-dying, assessing mental health in the terminally ill, and medical ethics among psychiatrists and health care providers.


Selected Publications

"Association of patient characteristics with chemotherapy receipt among depressed and non-depressed patients with non-small cell lung cancer," Psycho-Oncology - 2014

"Comparison of health service use among veterans with methamphetamine versus alcohol use disorders," Journal of Addiction Medicine (Vol: 8, Issue: 1, Page 47-52) - 2014

"Psychiatric evaluations for individuals requesting assisted death in Washington and Oregon should not be mandatory," General Hospital Psychiatry (Vol: 36, Issue: 1, Page 10-12) - 2014

"Treatment Receipt and Outcomes among Lung Cancer Patients with Depression," Clinical Oncology (Vol: 26, Issue: 1, Page 25-31) - 2014

"Brief assessment for suicidal ideation in OEF/OIF veterans with positive depression screens," General Hospital Psychiatry (Vol: 35, Issue: 3, Page 272-278) - 2013

 

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