Journal of Clinical Trials

Journal of Clinical Trials
Open Access

ISSN: 2167-0870

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James E Aikens

James E Aikens

Associate Professor Department of Family Medicine University of Michigan Medical School 1018 Fuller St. Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104-1213


 Dr. Aikens is an associate professor in the University of Michigan Department of Family Medicine, and a practicing clinical psychologist at Briarwood Family Medicine where he provides short-term psychological intervention for adults with common anxiety and/or depressive symptoms. He provides classroom teaching on brief cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) in primary care and research methods. He has authored over 60 research articles and has directed numerous grant-funded research studies. He is a member of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, North American Primary Care Research Group, American Psychological Association, and American Diabetes Association.

Research Interest

 Integrating self-management support with technology to improve chronic illness self-management

Activating depressed patients’ social support networks to improve outcomes

Epidemiologic investigation of factors affecting diabetes self-management

Explaining heterogeneity in depression treatment response

Developing and validating self-report instruments

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