Barry Alan Kramer, M.D.
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BIBLIOGRAPHY

Peer Review

1. Kramer, B.A., Rubinson, E., "A Study of Former Mental Patients Who Return to Visit the Ward on Which They Were Hospitalized," Psychiatry 41: 302-307, 1978.

2. Kramer, B.A., Katz, J., "Circadian Temperature Variation and Depressive Illness," Journal of Clinical Psychiatry 39: 439-444, 1978.

3. Kramer, B.A., Spikes, J., Strain, J.J., "The Effect of a Psychiatric Liaison Program on the Utilization of Psychiatric Consultations: An Evaluation by Chart Audit," General Hospital Psychiatry 1: 122-128, 1979.

4. Kramer, B.A., "Sleep Disturbance Associated with Fluphenazine HC1: A Case Report," American Journal of Psychiatry 136: 977-978, 1979.

5. Kramer, B.A., Chronobiology and Psychiatry, Psychiatric Annals 10: 452-458, 1980.

6. Kramer, B.A., Depressive Pseudodementia, Comprehensive Psychiatry 23: 538-544, 1982.

7. Kramer, B.A., Poor Response to Electroconvulsive Therapy in Patients with a Combined Diagnosis of Major Depression and Borderline Personality Disorder: The Lancet 2: 1048, 1982.

8. Kramer, B.A., McDonald, L.F.: Season of Birth and Psychiatric Illness: Hillside Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 4: 155-166, 1982.

9. Kramer, B.A., Seizure Parameters in Depressed Patients Receiving Electroconvulsive Therapy: A Pilot Study, Comprehensive Psychiatry 24: 259-261, 1983.

10. Kramer, B.A., Update on Electroconvulsive Therapy, in Epitomes: Psychiatry, The Western Journal of Medicine 142: 680-681, 1985.

11. Kramer, B.A., The Use of ECT in California: American Journal of Psychiatry 142: 1190-1192, 1985.

12. Kramer, B.A., Allen, R.E., Friedman, B.: Atropine and Glycopyrrolate as E.C.T. Preanesthesia; Journal of Clinical Psychiatry 47: 199-200, 1986.

13. Kramer, B.A., Severe Confusion in a Patient Receiving Electroconvulsive Therapy and Atenolol, Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 174: 562-563, 1986.

14. Kramer, B.A., Practice Patterns of Electroconvulsive Therapy: A California Perspective (1984), Convulsive Therapy 2: 239-244, 1986.

15. Kramer, B.A., ECT Use in Geriatric Depression, Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease 175: 233-235, 1987.

16. Kramer, B.A., Maintenance ECT: A Survey of Practice (1986), Convulsive Therapy 3: 260-268, 1987.

17. Kramer, B.A., Pollock, V.E., Schneider, L.S., Gray, G.E. Interrater Reliability of MECTA SR-1 Seizure Duration. Biological Psychiatry 25: 642-644, 1989.

18. Kramer, B.A., Pi EH-T, A Survey of ECT Use in Asia, Convulsive Therapy
6: 26-31, 1990.

19. Kramer, B.A., Outpatient ECT: A Cost-Savings Alternative, Hospital and Community Psychiatry 41: 361-363, 1990.

20. Kramer, B.A. ECT Use in the Public Sector: California. Psychiatric Quarterly
61: 97-103, 1990.

21. Kramer, B.A. Maintenance ECT in Clinical Practice, Convulsive Therapy 6: 279-286, 1990.

22. Gutierrez, M.A., Walker, N.R., Kramer, B.A. Evaluation of a New Steady State Lithium Prediction Method. Lithium 2:57-59, 1991.

23. Kramer, B.A. Afrasiabi, A. Atypical Cholinesterase and Prolonged Apnea During ECT. Convulsive Therapy 7:129-132, 1991.

24. Kramer, B.A., Afrasiabi, A., Pollock, V.E., Intravenous Versus Intramuscular Atropine in ECT. American Journal of Psychiatry, 149: 1258-1260, 1992.

25. Kramer, B.A. Anticholinergics and ECT. Convulsive Therapy, 9:293-300, 1993.

26. Crohin CC, Strum E, Kramer BA. Airway Management in Morbid Obese Patients During Electroconvulsive Therapy. In Gullo A. (editor). Anaesthesia, Pain, Intensive Care, and Emergency Medicine 12th Annual Meeting: Selected Papers. Trieste, Italy, Club A.P.I.C.E., 1997, pp 102-104.

27. Kramer, B.A. ECT in Elderly Patients with Schizophrenia. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. 7: 171-174, 1999.

28. Lima WJ, Dopheide JA, Kramer BA, Earhart CA, Wincor MZ. A Naturalistic Comparison of Adverse Effects Between Slow Titration and Loading of Divalproex Sodium in Psychiatric Inpatients. Journal of Affective Disorders. 52: 261-267, 1999.

29. Kramer BA. ECT in a Treatment Refractory Patient with Schizophrenia. Journal of Practical Psychiatry and Behavioral Health. 5: 242-244, 1999.

30 Kramer BA. A Seasonal Schedule for Maintenance ECT. The Journal of ECT.
15: 226-231, 1999.

31. Kramer BA. A Teaching Guide for Electroconvulsive Therapy. Comprehensive Psychiatry 40: 327-331, 1999.

32. Kramer BA. Use of ECT in California, Revisited: 1984 – 1994. The Journal of ECT. (in press).

33. Kramer BA. A Naturalistic Review of Maintenance ECT. The Journal of ECT. (in press).

34. Kadar AG, Kramer BA, Barth MC, White PF. Rapacuronium-An alternative to succinylcholine for ECT. Anesthesia and Analgesia. 92: 1171-1172, 2001.

35. Kadar AG, Caleb I, White PF, Wakefield C, Kramer BA, Clark K. Anesthesia for Electroconvulsive Therapy in Obese Patients. Anesthesia and Analgesia. 94: 360-361, 2002.

36.  Chanpattana W, Kramer BA. Acute and maintenance ECT with flupenthixol in refractory schizophrenia: sustained improvements in psychopathology, quality of life and social outcomes.   Schizophrenia Research. 63:  189-193, 2003.

37. Kramer BA, Kadar AG, Clark K. Transcutaneous Acupoint Electrical Stimulation (TAES) in preventing and treating nausea and vomiting in patients receiving ECT. Journal of ECT. 2003; 19:  194-196.

38. Chanpattana W, Kramer BA.  ECT practice in Thailand. Journal of ECT 2004; 20: 94-98. 

39. Chanpattana W, Girish K, Kramer BA, Gangadhar BN. Survey of ECT practice in teaching hospitals in India. (submitted for publication).  

40. Chanpattana W, Kojima K, Kramer BA, Intakorn A, Sasaki S.  A Postal Survey of ECT Practice in Japan.  (submitted for publication).

Non Peer Review

1. Kramer, B.A., "Life After Death," Bristol Journal (of the Premedical Society of New York University), pp. 17-23, 1969.

2. Kramer, B.A., Is Electroconvulsive Therapy Contraindicated in the Geriatric Patient?

Geriatric Medicine Today. 8: 61-66, 1989.

Published Abstracts

1. Kramer, B.A. Electroconvulsive Therapy in California, American Psychiatric Association: 138th Annual Meeting, Continuing Medical Education Syllabus, p. 160-161, 1985.

2. Kramer, B.A. ECT Use in Geriatric Depression, The Gerontologist, 25: 191, 1985.

3. Gutierrez, M.A., Walker, N.R., Kramer, B.A. Evaluation of a New Steady-State Lithium Prediction Method. International Pharmaceutical Abstracts, 26: 540, 1989.

4. Gutierrez, M.A., Walker, N.R., Kramer, B.A. Evaluation of a New Steady-State Lithium Prediction Method," American Psychiatric Association 142nd Annual Meeting. New Research Program & Abstracts, p. 150, 1989.

5. Kramer, B.A. Limited Access to ECT for Public Patients (California), American Psychiatric Association 142nd Annual Meeting. New Research Program & Abstracts, p. 152, 1989.

6. Kramer, B.A., Afrasiabi, A., Pollock, V.E. Intravenous versus intramuscular atropine in ECT. American Psychiatric Association: 143rd Annual Meeting. New Research Program and Abstracts, p. 152, 1990.

7. Gutierrez, M., Walker, N., Kramer, B. Evaluation of a New Steady - State Lithium Level Prediction Method. World Psychiatric Association Regional Symposium: Book of Abstracts,
p. 132, 1990.

8. Kramer, B.A., A Didactic Model for Teaching Electroconvulsive Therapy. Syllabus:
43rd Institute of Hospital & Community Psychiatry, p. 218, 1991.

9. Kramer, B.A., A Seasonal Schedule for Maintenance ECT. Convulsive Therapy
11:72, 1995.

10. Kramer, B.A., Use of ECT in California Revisited: 1984-1990. Convulsive Therapy,
11;12:76, 1996.

11. Kramer, B.A., Use of ECT in California Revisited: 1984-1990. American Psychiatric
Association 149th Annual Meeting, New Research Program and Abstracts, p. 173, 1996.

12. Crohin CC, Strum E, Kramer BA. Morbid Obesity and ECT: An Anesthetic Challenge. Convulsive Therapy 13: 56, 1997.

13. Kramer BA. A Naturalistic Review of Maintenance ECT. Convulsive Therapy 13: 59, 1997.

14. Kramer BA. A Naturalistic Review of Maintenance ECT. Biological Psychiatry 41: 108S, 1997.

15. Kramer BA. A Naturalistic Review of Maintenance ECT. American Psychiatric Association, 150th Annual Meeting: New Research Program and Abstracts. P.145, 1997.

16. Kramer BA. Use of ECT in California Revisited: 1984-1994. American Psychiatric Association: 150th Annual Meeting, Continuing Medical Education Syllabus and Scientific Proceedings. P. 32-33, 1997.

17. Lima WJ, Dopheide JA, Kramer BA. "A Naturalistic Comparison of Adverse Effects Between Slow Titration and Loading of Divalproex Sodium in Psychiatric Inpatients," The California Journal of Health-System Pharmacy 9: 26, 1997.

18. Lima WJ, Dopheide JA, Kramer BA, Earhart CA, Wincor MZ. "Naturalistic Comparison of Adverse Effects Between Slow Titration and Loading of Divalproex Sodium in Psychiatric Inpatients," International Pharmaceutical Abstracts 34: 2208, 1997.

19. Kramer BA. "The Use of the Microsoft Access Database Manager in ECT Practice." The Journal of ECT 17: 81-82, 2001.

20. Chanpattana W. Kramer BA. "A Survey of ECT Practice in Thailand."  The Journal of ECT 19:  56, 2003.

21. Kadar AG.  Kramer BA.  Clark K.  "The Effect of Transcutaneous Acupoint Electrical Stimulation on Nausea and Vomiting in ECT Patients."  The Journal of ECT 19:  57, 2003.

22. Chanpattana W, Kunigiri G, Gangadhar BN, Kramer BA.  "ECT Practice in India." The Journal of ECT 20:  59, 2004. 

Book Reviews

1. Electroconvulsive Therapy: An Appraisal, Robert L. Palmer, Ed., in Journal of Psychiatric Treatment and Evaluation 5: 285, 1983.

2. Holiday of Darkness, Norman S. Endler, in Journal of Clinical Psychiatry 44: 235, 1983.

3. Innovative Trends in Psychogeriatrics, Wertheimer, J., et al. in The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease 179: 302, 1991.

Letters to Editors

1. Kramer, B.A., Spikes, J., Strain, J.J.: Compliance with Psychiatric Consultants' Recommendations. Archives of General Psychiatry 37: 1082, 1980.

2. Kramer, B.A., ECT Role in California Affected by More than Law American Journal of Psychiatry 143: 810-811, 1986.

3. Kramer, B.A., Pollock, V.E., Schneider, L.S., Gray, G.E. ECT Seizure Monitoring. Biological Psychiatry 26: 848-849, 1989.

4. Kramer, B.A., Pollock, V.G., Schneider, L.S., Monitoring Seizure Duration During ECT. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry 51: 38, 1990.

5. Kramer, B.A. Electroconvulsive Therapy Use During Pregnancy. Western Journal of Medicine 152: 77, 1990.

6. Kramer, B.A. Ambulatory ECT. Psychiatric Times 13(7):5, July 1996.

7. Kramer, B.A. Certification in ECT: A Rush to Judgement. Journal of ECT (in press).

8. Kramer, B.A. Computers and the practice of ECT: Using the Internet. Journal of ECT 17: 154-155, 2001.

Miscellaneous:

1. Kramer BA. ECT: Information Booklet. © 1989, 1996, 2002, 2004.

2. Kramer BA, Ferrer F (Translated by). Libro de Informacion: ECT (Terapia Electroconvulsiva). © 1996