Publications

Links

http://www.thealmosteffect.com/books/almost-addicted/

The Lancet – Varenicline and smokers with mental illnesses

JAMA – Investment of Health Insurers and Mutual Funds in Tobacco Stocks

JAMA – US Medical Students’ Health Insurance Coverage for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment

American Journal of Public Health – Life and Health Insurance Industry Investments in Fast Food

PubMed – The tobacco/health-insurance connection

New England Journal of Medicine – Insurance-Industry Investments in Tobacco

Journal of Medical Humanities – Narrative aspects of a doctor-patient encounter

Boston Globe – Doctors, Torture, and the War

KevinMD.com – Banned in Boston: Access to psychiatric care

AJPH – Life and Health Insurance Industry Investments in Fast Food

Time Magazine – Anthrax: Extracting Fact From Fear

Huffington Post – Health Insurance Industry Underwrites Fast Food

Book

  1. Boyd JW and Metcalf E.  Almost Addicted.  Harvard Health Publications/Hazelden Press.  Center City, MN:  2012.  Winner of the Will Solimene Award for Excellence in Medical Writing by the New England American Medical Writer’s Association.

Articles or Letters in Newspapers or Popular Media

  1. Boyd JW. HMOs’ Cost Cutting Cuts into Quality of Care. Editorial, Sunday Republican (Springfield, MA), B3, March 30, 1997.
  2. Boyd JW. Health Care Reforms Must be Safe, Sane. Editorial, Sunday Republican (Springfield, MA), B3, September 6, 1998.
  3. Boyd JW. “Whose Side Are We On?” Radio Commentary, NPR’s Morning Edition, September 14, 1998.
  4. Boyd JW. Health Care Costs Have Seniors Running Scared. Editorial, Sunday Republican (Springfield, MA), B3, January 17, 1999.
  5. Boyd JW. Managed Care Injures Patients and Physicians. Editorial, Sunday Republican (Springfield, MA), B3, July 18, 1999.
  6. Boyd JW. Another Reason to Tax Tobacco. Editorial, Daily Hampshire Gazette (Northampton, MA), A8, August 8, 2001.
  7. Boyd JW. If you follow Falwell . . .. Letter to the Editor, The Boston Globe, A20, September 19, 2001.
  8. Boyd JW. The War Over Here: Anthrax Spreads Its Terror. Letter to the Editor, The New York Times, A30, October 18, 2001.
  9. Boyd JW. Propitious time to adopt universal health care. Letter to the Editor, Union News (Springfield, MA), A10, October 20, 2001.
  10. Boyd JW. “Anthrax: Extracting Fact from Fear.” TIME.com. October 22-30, 2001. (http://www.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,180457,00.html).
  11. Boyd JW. “America at War: The Anthrax Scare.” Online Chat at WashingtonPost.com, Nov 6, 2001. (http://discuss.washingtonpost.com/ wp-srv/zforum /01/attack_boyd110601.htm)
  12. Boyd JW. Bin Laden’s Glee, Our Disgust. Letter to the Editor, The New York Times, A30, December 15, 2001.
  13. Boyd JW. Doctors, Ideals, and Bottom Lines. Letter to the Editor, The New York Times, A26, May 3, 2002.
  14. Boyd JW. Alert: Civil Rights in Danger. Letter to the Editor, The Boston Globe, E10, September 15, 2002.
  15. Boyd JW. The Perilous Road to Baghdad: What Awaits. Letter to the Editor, The New York Times, A16, March 26, 2003.
  16. Boyd JW. Bush Should Bring the Troops Home. Letter to the Editor, The Boston Globe, A14, August 21, 2003.
  17. Boyd JW. Single-payer health care would be fair to all. Editorial, Sunday Republican (Springfield, MA), C5, November 16, 2003.
  18. Boyd JW. Holistic Medicine Can Have Side Effects, too. Hampshire Life. 5, 27, December 5, 2003.
  19. Boyd JW. Faulting Bush on gas prices. Letter to the Editor, The Boston Globe, A14, April 1, 2004.
  20. Boyd JW. Arrest Won’t Make Americans Safer. Letter to the Editor, The Boston Globe, A14, May 10, 2005.
  21. Boyd JW. Drug Treatments for Schizophrenia. Letter to the Editor, The New York Times, A16, September 23, 2005.
  22. Boyd JW. The Drug Plan: Dead on Arrival? Letter to the Editor, The New York Times, A26, January 19, 2006.
  23. Boyd JW. ‘Natural’ Aids Can Ail You Too. Letter to the Editor, The Boston Globe, A14, June 2, 2006.
  24. Boyd JW. The Iraq Factor. Letter to the Editor, The Boston Globe, D10, November 12, 2006.
  25. Boyd JW. The Costs of Healthcare Reform. Letter to the Editor, The Boston Globe, F10, January 21, 2007.
  26. Boyd JW. Transmen, Women’s Schools. Letter to the Editor, The Boston Globe Magazine, 10, May 6, 2007.
  27. Boyd JW. Here is One Exit Strategy (for the U.S. to Get Out of Iraq). Letter to the Editor, The Boston Globe, A12, September 15, 2007.
  28. Boyd JW. Perspective: Doctors, Torture, and the War. Physicians Have the Power to Prevent More Prisoner Abuses. The First Step: Educate Thyself. The Boston Globe Magazine, 8, October 28, 2007.
  29. Rea D, Tracy P, Boyd JW. Nightside with Dan Rae: A Question of Ethics, Parts 1 and 2. November 6, 2007. http://www.wbz1030.com/pages/697858.php.
  30. Boyd JW. To Our Health, in the New Year. Letter to the Editor, The New York Times, A26, December 21, 2007.
  31. Boyd JW. Matters of Medical Concern: Psychiatry’s Unhealthy Ties to Drug Industry. Letter to the Editor, The Boston Globe, A8, April 11, 2009.
  32. Boyd JW. Health Insurers in the Mix. Letter to the Editor, The Boston Globe, K10, July 5, 2009.
  33. Boyd JW. Limits to What a Psychiatrist Can Do. Letter to the Editor, The Boston Globe, A14, August 19, 2010.
  34. Boyd JW.   Profits Should Not be Put Ahead of Patients’ Well-Being.   Letter to the Editor, The Boston Globe, K9, February 10, 2013.
  35. Boyd JW.   Lapses in Ethical Training may be at the Root of Psychologists’ Role in Interrogations.   Letter to the Editor, The Boston Globe, A9, July 14, 2015.

Peer Reviewed Publications:

  1. Boyd JW. The Place of Science in Medical Education. Pharos, Spring 1991, 54 (2): 7-9.
  2. Boyd JW. Narrative Constructions and Sanity in Dostoevsky and Freud. The Journal of Medical Humanities, Winter 1991, 12 (4): 163-171.
  3. Boyd JW. The Physician’s Oath and its Apology. North Carolina Medical Journal, December 1992, 53 (12): 623-624. (Invited comments follow the main text.)
  4. Boyd JW, Himmelstein DU, Woolhandler S. The Tobacco/Health Insurance Connection. The Lancet, July 8, 1995, 346 (8967): 64.
  5. Boyd JW. Narrative Aspects of a Doctor-Patient Encounter. The Journal of Medical Humanities, Spring 1996, 17 (1): 5-15.
  6. Boyd JW. Stories of Illness: Authorship in Medicine. Psychiatry: Interpersonal and Biological Processes. 1997, 60 (Winter 97): 347-359.
  7. Boyd JW. The Human Toll of Managed Care. Pharos, Winter 1997, 60 (1): 32-34.
  8. Boyd JW. Managed Care Folly–Time to End the Silence. Pharos. Fall 1998, 61 (4): 28-29.
  9. Boyd JW, Himmelstein DU, Woolhandler S. Research Letter: Investment of Health Insurers and Mutual Funds in Tobacco Stocks. JAMA. August 9, 2000, 284 (6): 697.
  10. Lasser K, Boyd JW, Woolhandler S, et. al. Smoking and Mental Illness: a Population Based Prevalence Study. JAMA. November 22/29, 2000, 284 (20): 2606-2610.
  11. Boyd JW, Himmelstein DU, et. al. U.S. Medical Student Knowledge Regarding the Military Draft, the Geneva Conventions, and Military Medical Ethics. International Journal of Health Services. Winter 2007, 37 (4): 643-650.
  12. Himmelstein DU, Lasser KE, McCormick D, Bor DH, Boyd JW, Woolhandler S. Lack of Health Coverage Among U.S. Veterans From 1987 to 2004. American Journal of Public Health. December 2007, 97 (12): 2199-2203.
  13. Lasser KE and Boyd JW. Varenicline and Mental Health. The Lancet. October 4, 2008, 372 (9645):1218-1219.
  14. Wilper A, Woolhandler S, Boyd JW, Lasser KE, McCormick D, Bor DH, Himmelstein DU. The Health and Health Care Of U.S. Prisoners: A Nationwide Survey. American Journal of Public Health. April 2009; 99 (4): 1-7.
  15. Boyd JW, Himmelstein DU, Woolhandler S. Insurance Industry Investments in Tobacco. NEJM. June 4, 2009, 360 (23): 2483-2484.
  16. Mohan AJ, Woolhandler S, Himmelstein DU, McCormick D, Boyd JW. Health and Life Insurance-Industry Investments in Fast Food. American Journal of Public Health. June 2010;100(6):1029-30. Epub 2010 Apr 15.
  17. Boyd JW, Linsenmeyer A, Woolhandler S, Himmelstein DU, Nardin R. The Crisis in Mental Health Care: A Preliminary Study of Access to Psychiatric Care in Boston. Annals of Emergency Medicine. 2011 Aug; 58 (2): 218-9.
  18. Nardin R, Zallman L, Frank C, Day B, Boyd JW. United States medical students’ health insurance coverage for mental health and substance abuse treatment. JAMA. 2011; 306 (9): 931-933.
  19. Griswold T, Bullock C, Gaufberg E, Albanese M, Bonilla P, Dvorak R, Epelbaum C, Givon L, Kueppenbender K, Joseph R, Boyd JW and Shtasel D (co-last authors).  Psychiatry in the Harvard Medical School-Cambridge Integrated Clerkship—An Innovative Year Long Program.  Academic Psychiatry 2012; 36:  380-387.
  20. Boyd JW and Knight JR.  Ethical and Managerial Issues in State Physician Health Programs.  Journal of Addiction Medicine. 6(4):243-246, December 2012.  doi: 10.1097/ADM.0b013e318262ab09.
  21. Funkenstein A,  Malowney M, Boyd JW.  Insurance Prior Authorization Approval Does Not Substantially Lengthen the Emergency Department Length of Stay for Patients With Psychiatric Conditions.  Annals of Emergency Medicine.  May 2013, 61 (5):  596-597.
  22. Boyd JW, LoCicero A, Malowney M, Aldis R, Marlin R.  Failing Ethics 101:  Psychologists, the US Military Establishment, and Human Rights.  International Journal of Health Services.  2014; 44 (3):  609-619.
  23. Malowney M, Keltz S, Fischer D**, Boyd JW. Availability of outpatient psychiatric care: A simulated patient study across three U.S. cities. Psychiatric Services. 2014; 66 (1): 94-96.
  24. Zaman T, Malowney M, Knight J, Boyd JW. Co-Occurrence of Substance-Related and Other Mental Health Disorders Among Adolescent Cannabis Users. Journal of Addiction Medicine 2015; Vol. 9, Issue 4: p 317–321
  25. Epelbaum C, Orozco-Hershey A, Boyd JW, Bonilla P, Aisenberg G, Givon L. Perfect Storm: Illness, Stress and Culture in a Foreign Land. Harvard Review of Psychiatry 2015; 23 (1): 38-50.
  26. Boyd JW. Deciding Whether to Refer a Colleague to a Physician Health Program. AMA Journal of Ethics. 2015; 17:888-893
  27. Boyd JW. Force Feeding Prisoners Is Wrong. AMA Journal of Ethics. 2015; 17:904-908.
  28. Boyd JW. A Call for National Standards and Oversight of State Physician Health Programs. Journal of Addiction Medicine. In press.
  29. Zaman T, Boyd JW. Cannabis and ADHD. Journal of Addiction Medicine. In press.

Book Chapters

  1. Boyd JW. Professional Behavior. In: Albucher RC, editor. Just the Facts—Psychiatry. New York: McGraw-Hill. 2008..
  2. Boyd JW. Bioethics. In: Albucher RC, editor. Just the Facts—Psychiatry. New York: McGraw-Hill. 2008.
  3. Boyd JW. Medical and Psychiatric Malpractice. In: Albucher RC, editor. Just the Facts—Psychiatry. New York: McGraw-Hill. 2008.
  4. Boyd JW and Knight JR. Chapter 43: Substance Use Disorders Among Physicians. In: Galanter M and Kleber HD, editors. Textbook of Substance Abuse Treatment, 4th ed. American Psychiatric Press. Washington, DC. 2008.
  5. Boyd JW and Knight JR. Physicians and Other Health Professionals. In Ruiz P and Strain E, editors. Lowinson & Ruiz’s Substance Abuse: A Comprehensive Textbook, Fifth Edition. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA: 2011.
  6. Boyd JW, Harris S, and Knight JR. Screening and Brief Intervention. In Howard Jeffrey Shaffer, PhD, Editor-in-Chief. APA Addiction Syndrome Handbook, APA Press, Washington, DC. 2012.
  7. Mohan AV, McCormick D, Woolhandler S, Himmelstein DU, and Boyd JW.  Life and Health Insurance Investments in Fast Food.  In: Estes CL, Chapman SA, et. al., editors. Health Policy:  Crisis and Reform, Sixth Edition.   Jones & Bartlett Learning.  Burlington, MA:  2013.
  8. Boyd JW and Knight JR. Substance Use Disorders Among Physicians.  In: Galanter M and Kleber HD, editors.  Textbook of Substance Abuse Treatment, 5th ed.  American Psychiatric Press.  Washington, DC. In press.
  9. Boyd JW and Knight JR. Drug Testing Adolescents in School.  In: Ries R, Fiellin D, Miller S, Saitz R.  Principles of Addiction Medicine, 5th edition.  Lippincott Williams and Wilkins.  Philadelphia, PA.  In press.
  10. Boyd JW, Pugatch M, and Knight JR.  Effective inpatient and outpatient models of treatment for youth drug problems.  In Oxford Handbook of Adolescent Substance Abuse.  Oxford University Press, New York, NY.  In press.
  11. Boyd JW. Drug Testing Adolescents in School.  In: Herron A.  Principles of Addiction Medicine:  The Essentials.  Lippincott Williams and Wilkins.  Philadelphia, PA.  In press.

Other Articles and Contributions

  1. Boyd JW. Rethinking Historiography: Myth and History as Aspects of Narratology. Excursus: A Review of Religious Studies, Aug. 1988, 1: 10-13.
  2. Boyd JW. Liminality in the Oedipus Myth. Excursus: A Review of Religious Studies, May 1991, 4: 21-26.
  3. Boyd JW. My Initiation into Psychiatric Outreach. Psychiatric Times, July 1994, 11 (7): 14.
  4. Boyd JW. Worlds of Significance. Psychiatric Times, June 1995, 12 (6): 36-37
  5. Boyd JW. The Authority of Suicidality. Psychiatric Times, March 1996, 13 (3): 34
  6. Boyd JW, Himmelstein DU, Woolhandler S. Health Insurance Industry Investments In Tobacco: Is That “Piece of a Rock” a Granite Headstone? Managing Employee Health Benefits, Spring 1996: 94-95.
  7. Boyd JW. Managed Mental Health Care–Capitalism Ad Nauseum. Psychiatric Times, March 1998, 15 (3): 6.
  8. Boyd JW. Whose Side Are We On? Psychiatric Times, July 1998, 15 (7): 45.
  9. Boyd JW. Throwing Up. Iris: The UNC Journal of Medicine, Literature, and Visual Art. 2000. No. 4: 54-56.
  10. Boyd JW. Nineteen Eighty Four. Psychiatric Times. March 2000, 17 (3): 56
  11. Boyd JW and Lasser KL. Tobacco Madness. Psychiatric Times, October 2001, 18 (10): 1,6
  12. Boyd JW. Ethics Forum: Medical Ethics Does not and Should not Derive from Religion. American Medical News. July, 2005:
  13. Boyd JW. Sometimes it’s Best Not to be too Sociable. Psychiatric Times, July 2006 23 (7), 60
  14. Boyd JW and Knight JR. Pain Disorders in Physicians. Massachusetts Medical Society Newsletter. March 2009.
  15. Boyd JW. An Unusual Side Effect. Psychiatric Times, February 2010 27 (2), 4

Nonprint Materials:

  1. Boyd JW. “Whose Side Are We On?” Radio Commentary, NPR’s Morning Edition, September 14, 1998.
  2. Boyd JW. “Anthrax: Extracting Fact from Fear.” TIME.com. October 22-30, 2001. (http://www.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,180457,00.html)
  3. Boyd JW. “America at War: The Anthrax Scare.” Online Chat at WashingtonPost.com, Nov 6, 2001. (http://discuss.washingtonpost.com/ wp-srv/zforum /01/attack_boyd110601.htm)
  4. Boyd JW. The Evangelizing Patient. Virtual Mentor: Ethics Journal of the AMA, May 2005. http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/category/14981.html. Accessed May 3, 2005.
  5. Rea D, Tracy P, Boyd JW. Nightside with Dan Rae: A Question of Ethics, Parts 1 and 2. November 6, 2007. http://www.wbz1030.com/pages/697858.php.
  6. Boyd JW. The Somatizing Psychiatric Patient in the Medical ER. Virtual Mentor: Ethics Journal of the AMA. http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/category/.html. March 2008.
  7. Boyd JW. Narrowing the Pay Gap between Primary Care physicians and Specialists. Health Care Cost Monitor, The Hasting Center Report. http://healthcarecostmonitor.thehastingscenter.org/wesleyboyd/narrowing-the-pay-gap-between-primary-care-physicians-and-specialists. Posted October 16, 2009.
  8. Boyd JW and Waddock S. “Business Ethics,” CNBC. Aired April 16, 2010. http://www.cnbc.com/id/15840232/?video=1470583415&play=1.
  9. Boyd JW and McCormick D. “Health Insurance Industry Underwrites Fast Food,” Huffington Post. Posted May 12, 2010. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/j-wesley-boyd-md-phd/health-insurance-industry_b_573520.html
  10. Boyd JW. Posted July 21 2011. http://www.wbur.org/2011/07/21/psychiatric-care-research
  11. Boyd JW. “ A Conversation about Underage Drinking,” on Anderson.  The Anderson Cooper National Daytime Show.  Air date December 20, 2011.  http://www.andersoncooper.com/#ixzz1hDLHPNNB
  12. Boyd JW.  “What are the potential causes of someone who is almost addicted to a substance?”  TalkaboutHealth.com  Posted September 27, 2012.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J7TaAXaYBj4
  13. Boyd JW.  “Rise in suicides result of US economic downturn.” Iranian Press TV.  Posted September 27, 2012.  http://www.presstv.ir/usdetail/263762.html
  14. Boyd JW, on Kari Moran’s Book Radio Show.  Posted October 31, 2012. http://thebookradioshow.com/previous-shows/103112.html
  15. Boyd JW.  Jon Wesley Boyd on Addictions.  Harvard Health Publications. Posted Aug 24, 2011.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AO-o23MAkkc
  16. Boyd JW.  Sound Medicine/Indiana University. Aired November 18, 2012. http://soundmedicine.iu.edu
  17. Boyd JW.  “Almost Addicted.”  Psychology Today Blog.  Posted November 21, 2012.  http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/almost-addicted/201211/almost-addicted
  18. Boyd JW.  Talk with Francesca. AM 1510.  Boston, MA.  Aired November 24, 2012.
  19. Boyd JW.  The Jordan Rich Show.  AM 1030.  Boston, MA.  Aired November 24, 2012.
  20. Boyd JW.  “Talk Recovery:  Recovery & Addiction Issues.”  Co-op radio.  Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.  Aired January 16, 2014.  https://soundcloud.com/last-door-recovery-society/almost-addicted-january-16th#t=0:52
  21. Boyd JW.  “Experts cast doubt on drug tests in schools.”  The Daily Circuit, Minnesota Public Radio.  Minneapolis, MN.  Aired January 27, 2014.  http://www.mprnews.org/story/2014/01/27/daily-circuit-drug-testing-schools?from=dc
  22. Boyd JW.  “Legalize Marijuana?  Yes.”  Psychology Today Blog.  Posted March 16, 2013.   http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/almost-addicted/201403/legalize-marijuana-yes
  23. Boyd JW.  “Help for Doctors with Substance Use Disorders”  Psychology Today Blog.  Posted June 6, 2013.   http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/almost-addicted/201406/help-doctors-substance-use-disorders
  24. Boyd JW.  “Talk Recovery:  Recovery & Addiction Issues.”  Co-op radio.  Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.  Aired June 12, 2014.
  25. Boyd JW. “Is marijuana harming your relationship?” AirTalk with Larry Mantle. http://www.scpr.org/programs/airtalk/2014/07/21/38455/is-marijuana-harming-your-relationship/. Los Angeles, CA. Aired July 21, 2014.
  26. Boyd JW. “Could The Tech World Have A Depression Problem?” Radio Boston/WBUR. http://radioboston.wbur.org/2014/10/10/startup-anxiety. Air date October 10, 2014.
  27. Boyd JW. “Harvard Study Finds Limited Access To Psychiatric Care In Boston.” Radio Boston/WBUR. http://radioboston.wbur.org/2014/10/20/boyd-calls. Air date October 20, 2014.
  28. Boyd JW. “Why is it so Hard to See a Psychiatrist?” The Conversation Blog. Posted November 13, 2014.
  29. Boyd JW. “Why Do So Few Medical Students Choose to Enter Psychiatry?” CBS Radio San Francisco. Air date November 15, 2014.
  30. Boyd JW. “Why is it so Hard to See a Psychiatrist?” Psychology Today Blog. Posted November 16, 2014.
  31. Boyd JW. “Boston Doctor on Medical Ethics and the CIA Interrogation Techniques.” Radio Boston/WBUR. http://radioboston.wbur.org/2014/12/10/cia-interrogation-techniques. Air date December 10, 2014
  32. Boyd JW. Will legal marijuana lead to more addicts? Probably not . https://theconversation.com/will-legal-marijuana-lead-to-more-addicts-probably-not-34904. Posted January 14 2015.
  33. Boyd JW. An ethics lesson for psychologists: don’t participate in torture. https://theconversation.com/an-ethics-lesson-for-psychologists-dont-participate-in-torture-39308. Posted April 29, 2015.
  34. Boyd JW. “How the largest association of psychologists in the US colluded in torture.” The Conversation Blog. https://theconversation.com/how-the-largest-association-of-psychologists-in-the-us-colluded-in-torture-44576. Posted July 15, 2015.
  35. Boyd JW. “How the largest association of psychologists in the US colluded in torture.” The Conversation Blog. http://www.newsweek.com/how-largest-association-us-psychologists-colluded-torture-354870. Posted July 18, 2015

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