Janet B. W. Williams, DSW
Dr. Williams’s career has focused on the development of psychiatric classifications and instruments to measure psychopathology, and she is well-known for her interview guides for the Hamilton Rating Scales. She was heavily involved in the development of DSM-III, DSM-III-R, and DSM-IV, and was made an Honorary Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association for her contributions.
- Professor of Clinical Psychiatric Social Work, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Departments of Psychiatry and Neurology
- Vice President, Global Science, MedAvante, Inc.
- Research Scientist and Deputy Chief, New York State Psychiatric Institute, Biometrics Research Department
- DSW, Columbia University School of Social Work, Social Welfare
- Kobak, K. A., Leuchter, A., DeBrota, D., Engelhardt, N., Williams, J. B., Cook, I. A., … & Alpert, J. (2010). Site versus centralized raters in a clinical depression trial: Impact on patient selection and placebo response. Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology, 30(2), 193-197.
- Kroenke, K., Strine, T. W., Spitzer, R. L., Berry, J. T., and Mokdad, A. H., & Williams, J. B. W. (2009). The PHQ-8 as a measure of current depression in the general population. Journal of Affective Disorders, 114(1-3), 163-173. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2008.06.026
- Krobak, K. A., Brown, B., Sharp, I., Levy-Mack, H., Wells, K., Okum, F., & Williams, J. B. (2009). Sources of unreliability in depression ratings. Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology, 29(1), 82-85. doi: 10.1097/JCP.0b013e318192e4d7
- Williams, J. B. W., Tripodi, T., Rubin, A., Hooyman, N., Allen-Meares, P., Padgett, D. K., Fortunate, A. E. (2008). A historical account of the society for social work and research: Presidential perspectives on advances in research Infrastructure. Social Work Research, 32(4), 208-219.
- Low, N. C., Lee, S. S., Johnson, J. G., Williams, J. B., & Harris, E. S. (2008). The association between anxiety and alcohol versus cannabis abuse disorders among adolescents in primary care settings. Family Practice, 25(5), 321-327. doi:10.1093/fampra/cmn049