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Daniel Eisenberg

Associate Professor, Department of Health Management & Policy
Director, PhD Program in Health Services Organization & Policy
Principal Investigator, The Healthy Minds Network


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Current manuscripts under review:

Eisenberg, D., Golberstein, E., Whitlock, J.L. Peer Effects on Risky Behaviors: Evidence from College Roommates. Journal of Health Economics. (revised and resubmitted)

Kilbourne, A.M., Goodrich, D.E., Clogston, J., Bauer, M.S., Waxmonsky, J.A., Lukas, C.V., Neumann, M.S., Lai, Z., Kim, H.M., Eisenberg, D., Pincus, H.A., Thomas, M.R. The Recovery-Oriented Collaborative Care Study: Description and Baseline Results of a Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial of Two Implementation Strategies. Implementation Science. (submitted)

Golberstein, E., Eisenberg, D., Downs, M.F. Spillover Effects in Health Services Use: Evidence from Mental Health Care using First-Year College Housing Assignments. (submitted)

King, C.A., Eisenberg, D., Zheng, K., Czyz, E., Kramer, A., Horwitz, A., Chermack, S. Online Suicide Risk Screening and Brief Intervention with College Students: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology. (submitted)

Lipson, S.K., Eisenberg, D. Social Networks, Mental Health, and Help-seeking: Evidence from a Natural Experiment on College Campuses. (submitted)

Peer-reviewed publications:

Dopp, R.R., Lipson, S.K., Eisenberg, D. (2013). Mental Health among Late Adolescents and Young Adults from a Population-level and Clinical Perspective. Adolescent Medicine: State of the Art Reviews. (forthcoming)

Kapinos, K., Yakusheva, O., Eisenberg, D. (2013). Obesogenic Influences on Young Adults: Evidence from College Dormitory Assignments. Economics & Human Biology. (forthcoming)

Czyz, E., Horwitz, A.G., Eisenberg, D., Kramer, A., King, C.A. (2013). Self-reported Barriers to Professional Help-seeking among College Students at Elevated Risk for Suicide. Journal of American College Health. (forthcoming)

Yakusheva, O., Kapinos, K., Eisenberg, D. (2013). Estimating Heterogeneous and Hierarchical Peer Effects on Body Weight Using Roommate Assignment as a Natural Experiment. Journal of Human Resources . (forthcoming)
Eisenberg, D., Golberstein, E., Whitlock, J.L., Downs, M.F. (2013). Social Contagion of Mental Health: Evidence from College Roommates. Health Economics, 22(8):965-986.

O’Donnell, A. N., Williams, B. C., Eisenberg, D., & Kilbourne, A. M. (2013). Mental Health in ACOs: Missed Opportunities and Low Hanging Fruit. The American journal of managed care, 19(3), 180.

Eisenberg, D., Hunt, J.B., Speer, N. (2013). Mental Health in American Colleges and Universities: Variation across Student Subgroups and across Campuses. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease , 201(1):60-67.

Eisenberg, D., Downs, M.F., Golberstein, E. (2012). Effect of Contact with Treatment Users on Mental Illness Stigma: Evidence from University Roommate Assignments. Social Science & Medicine 75(6): 1122-1127.

Eisenberg, D., Hunt, J.B., Speer, N. (2012). Help-Seeking for Mental Health on College Campuses: Review of Evidence and Next Steps for Research and Practice. Harvard Review of Psychiatry, 20(4):222-232.

Eisenberg, D., Speer, N., Hunt, J.B. (2012). Attitudes and Beliefs about Treatment among College Students with Untreated Mental Health Problems. Psychiatric Services, 63(7):711-713.

Hunt, J., Watkins, D., Eisenberg, D. (2012). How Do College Campuses Make Decisions about Allocating Resources for Student Mental Health? Findings from Key Participant Interviews at 10 Campuses. Journal of College Student Development, 201(1):60-67.

Eisenberg, D., Chung, H. (2012). Adequacy of Depression Treatment in College Student Populations. General Hospital Psychiatry 34(3):213-220.

Valenstein, M., Kim, H.M., Ganoczy, D., Eisenberg, D., et al. (2012). Antidepressant Agents and Suicide Death among U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Patients in Depression Treatment. Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology 32: 346-353.

Schwartz, V., Nissel, C., Eisenberg, D., Kay, J., Brown, J.T. (2012). Increasing Counseling Center Utilization: Yeshiva University’s Experience. Journal of College Student Psychotherapy 26(1): 50-60.

Downs, M., Eisenberg, D. (2012). Help-Seeking and Treatment Use among Suicidal College Students. Journal of American College Health 60(2): 104-114.

Watkins, D., Hunt, J., Eisenberg, D. (2012). Increased Demand for Mental Health Services on College Campuses: Perspectives from Interviews of Campus Mental Health Administrators. Qualitative Social Work 11(3): 319-337.

Keyes, C.L.M., Eisenberg, D., Perry, G.S., Dube, S.R., Kroenke, K., Dhingra, S.S. (2012). The Relationship of Level of Positive Mental Health with Current Mental Disorders in Predicting Suicidal Behavior and Academic Impairment in College Students. Journal of American College Health 60(2): 126-133.

Eisenberg, D., Hunt, J., Speer, N., Zivin, K. (2011). Mental Health Service Utilization among College Students in the United States. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease 199(5): 301-308.

Eisenberg, D, Prosser, L, Freed, G., Davis, M., Singer, D. (2011). Valuing Health at Different Ages: Evidence from a Nationally Representative Survey in the United States. Applied Health Economics and Health Policy 9(3): 149-156.

Eisenberg, D, Nicklett, E.J., Roeder, K.M., Kirz, N. (2011). Eating Disorder Symptoms among College Students: Prevalence, Persistence, Correlates, and Treatment-seeking. Journal of American College Health 59(8): 700-707.

Hunt, J., Eisenberg, D., Kilbourne, A. (2010). Consequences of Receipt of a Psychiatric Diagnosis for Completion of College. Psychiatric Services 61(4): 399-404.

Kim, M., Eisenberg, D., et al, Valenstein, M. (2010). The Relationship between Clinical Monitoring and Suicide Risk: Matched Case Control Study and Instrumental Variable Approaches. Health Services Research 45(5 Part 1): 1205-1226.

Hunt, J, Eisenberg, D. (2010). Mental Health Problems and Help-Seeking Behavior among College Students (Review article). Journal of Adolescent Health 46(1): 3-10.

Serras, A., Saules, K., Cranford, J., Eisenberg, D. (2010). Self-Injury, Substance Use, and Associated Risk Factors in a Multi-Campus Probability Sample of College Students. Psychology and Addictive Behaviors 24(1): 119-128.

Hefner, J., Eisenberg, D. (2009). Social Support and Mental Health in a University Student Population. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry 79(4): 491-499.

Golberstein, E., Gollust, S., Eisenberg, D (2009). Perceived Public Stigma and Help-seeking in a Longitudinal Sample of College Students. Psychiatric Services 60: 1254-1256.

Eisenberg, D., Golberstein, E., Hunt, J. (2009). Mental Health and Academic Success in College. B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy 9(1) (Contributions): Article 40.

Eisenberg, D, and Rowe, B. (2009). The Effects of Smoking in Young Adulthood on Smoking and Health Later in Life: Evidence based on the Vietnam Era Draft Lottery.Forum for Health Economics and Policy 12(2): 4.

Eisenberg, D., Downs, M., Golberstein, E., Zivin, K. (2009). Stigma and Help-seeking for Mental Health among College Students. Medical Care Research & Review 66(5): 522-541.

Eisenberg, D, and Okeke, E. (2009) Too Cold for a Jog? Weather, Exercise, and Socioeconomic Status. B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy 9(1) (Contributions): Article 25.

Zivin, K., Eisenberg, D., Gollust, S., Golberstein, E. (2009). Persistence of Mental Health Problems and Needs in a College Student Population. Journal of Affective Disorders 117(3): 180-185.

Cranford, J., Eisenberg, D, Serras, A. (2009). Substance Use Behaviors, Mental Health Problems, and Use of Mental Health Services in a Probability Sample of College Students. Addictive Behaviors 34(2): 134-145.

Valenstein, M, Eisenberg, D, et al. (2009). Utilization and Cost Implications of Meeting FDA Guidelines for Suicide Monitoring in the VA Setting. Psychiatric Services 60(4):439-44.

Carpenter, C, and Eisenberg, D. (2009). Alcohol Availability and Alcohol Consumption: New Evidence from Sunday Sales Restrictions in Canada. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs 70(1): 126-133.

Valenstein, M., Kim, M., Ganoczy, D., McCarthy, J., Zivin, K., Austin, K., Hoggatt, K., Eisenberg, D., Piette, J., Blow, F., Olfson, M. (2009). Higher Risk Periods for Patients Receiving Depression Treatment in VA Settings: Hospitalization, Antidepressant Initiation, and Dosage Change. Journal of Affective Disorders 112(1-3):50-8.

Gollust, S, Eisenberg, D, Golberstein, E. (2008). Prevalence and Correlates of Self-Injury among University Students. Journal of American College Health 56(5): 491-498.

Golberstein, E, Eisenberg, D, Gollust, S. (2008). Perceived Stigma and Mental Health Care Seeking. Psychiatric Services 59: 392-399.

Eisenberg, D, Gollust, SE, Golberstein, E, Hefner, JL. (2007). Prevalence and Correlates of Depression, Anxiety and Suicidality among University Students. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry 77(4): 534-542.

Eisenberg, D, Golberstein, E, Gollust, SE (2007). Help-seeking and Access to Mental Health Care in a University Student Population. Medical Care 45(7): 594-601.

Eisenberg, D., Freed, G (2007). Reassessing How Society Prioritizes the Health of Young People. Health Affairs 26(2): 345-354.

Eisenberg, D., Schneider, HC (2007). Perceptions of Academic Abilities of Children Diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Journal of Attention Disorders 10: 390-397.

Eisenberg, D. Quinn, BC (2006). Estimating the Effect of Smoking Cessation on Weight Gain: An Instrumental Variables Approach.Health Services Research 41(6): 2255-2266.

Schneider, HC, Eisenberg, D (2006). Who is Diagnosed with ADHD in American Elementary Schools?. Pediatrics 117(4): e601-e609.

Eisenberg, D, Warner, K (2005). The Effects of Snowfalls on Motor Vehicle Collisions, Injuries, and Fatalities. American Journal of Public Health 95(1): 120-124.

Eisenberg, D, Ketcham, J (2005). Economic Voting for President: Who Blames Whom for What?. Topics in Economics and Policy Analysis 4(1).

Eisenberg, D. (2004). The Mixed Effects of Precipitation on Traffic Crashes. Accident Analysis and Prevention 36(4): 637-647.

Eisenberg, D. (2003). Evaluating the Effectiveness of Policies related to Drunk Driving. Journal of Policy Analysis and Management 22(2), 249-274.

Unpublished working papers:

Eisenberg, D. (2010). Economic Evaluation of the Intensive Supportive Foster Care (ISFC) program in Wayne County (MI).

Eisenberg, D. (2005). Are Eighth Graders in Schools with Older Students More Likely to Smoke and Drink?

Eisenberg, D. (2004). Peer Effects: Do They Really Exist?

Eisenberg, D. (2003). Are We Substituting Between Heart Disease Risks?

Non-refereed publications:

Eisenberg, D., and Neighbors, K. (2007). Economics of Preventing Mental Disorders and Substance Abuse among Young People. (Report commissioned by National Research Council and Institute of Medicine Committee on the Prevention of Mental Disorders and Substance Abuse among Children, Youth and Young Adults) (This report served as the basis for much of Chapter 9 on Benefits and Costs in the final IOM report).

Eisenberg, D., et al. (2007). University of Michigan's Three-Pronged Approach to Student Mental Health.Student Affairs Leader 35(19): 1-5.

Eisenberg, D. (2005). Book Review of Traffic Safety by Leonard Evans. JAMA 294: 746-747.

Eisenberg, D., Scheffler, R., Starkweather, N. (2004). Profile of Mental Health in California's Counties. Petris Center Report.

Eisenberg, D., Scheffler, R. (2004).Mental Health Financing in the United States: Assessing the System. Family Therapist Magazine.