Carolyn Turvey, PhD

Professor of Psychiatry
Professor of Epidemiology

Contact Information

2-204 Medical Education Building
Iowa City, IA 52242


BA, French, University of Connecticut
PhD, Clinical Psychology, Yale University
MS, Psychiatric Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health
MA, Health Care Delivery Science, Dartmouth University
Internship, Psychology, McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Fellow, Clinical and Research Fellow, McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard School of Public Health
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Iowa Department of Preventive Medicine


Turvey, C., Klein, D., Fix, G., Hogan, T. P., Woods, S., Simon, S. R., Charlton, M., Vaughan-Sarrazin, M., Zulman, D. M., Dindo, L., Wakefield, B., Graham, G. & Nazi, K. (2014). Blue Button use by patients to access and share health record information using the Department of Veterans Affairs' online patient portal. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 21(4), 657-63. PMID: 24740865.

Turvey, C., Coleman, M., Dennison, O., Drude, K., Goldenson, M., Hirsch, P., Jueneman, R., Kramer, G. M., Luxton, D. D., Maheu, M. M., Malik, T. S., Mishkind, M. C., Rabinowitz, T., Roberts, L. J., Sheeran, T., Shore, J. H., Shore, P., van Heeswyk, F., Wregglesworth, B., Yellowlees, P., Zucker, M. L., Krupinski, E. A. & Bernard, J. (2013). ATA Practice Guidelines for Video-Based Online Mental Health Services. Telemedicine Journal and eHealth, 19(9), 722-730. PMID: 23909884.

Turvey, C., Zulman, D. M., Nazi, K. M., Wakefield, B. J., Woods, S. S., Hogan, T. P., Weaver, F. M. & McInnes, K. (2012). Transfer of information from personal health records: a survey of veterans using My HealtheVet. Telemedicine Journal and e-Health, 18(2), 109-14. PMID: 22304439.

Turvey, C., Schultz, S. K., Beglinger, L. & Klein, D. M. (2009). A longitudinal community-based study of chronic illness, cognitive and physical function, and depression. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 17(8), 632-41.

Turvey, C., Klein, D. M. (2008). Remission from depression comorbid with chronic illness and physical impairment. The American Journal of Psychiatry, 165(5), 569-74. PMID: 18450938.

Turvey, C., Willyard, D., Hickman, D. H., Klein, D. M. & Kukoyi, O. (2007). Telehealth screen for depression in a chronic illness care management program. Telemedicine Journal and e-Health, 13(1), 51-6. PMID: 17309355.

Turvey, C., Klein, D. M. & Pies, C. J. (2006). Depression, physical impairment, and treatment of depression in chronic heart failure. Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 21(3), 178-85. PMID: 16699357.

Turvey, C., Klein, D. M., Pies, C. J. & Arndt, S. (2003). Attitudes about impairment and depression in elders suffering from chronic heart failure. The International Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine, 33(2), 117-32. PMID: 12968825.

Turvey, C., Schultz, K., Arndt, S., Wallace, R. B. & Herzog, R. (2002). Prevalence and correlates of depressive symptoms in a community sample of people suffering from heart failure. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 50(12), 2003-8. PMID: 12473012.

Turvey, C., Conwell, Y., Jones, M. P., Phillips, C., Simonsick, E., Pearson, J. L. & Wallace, R. (2002). Risk factors for late-life suicide: a prospective, community-based study. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 10(4), 398-406. PMID: 12095899.

Dindo, L. N., Recober, A., Calarge, C. A., Zimmerman, B. M., Weinrib, A., Marchman, J. N. & Turvey, C. (2019). One-Day Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Compared to Support for Depressed Migraine Patients: a Randomized Clinical Trial. Neurotherapeutics : the journal of the American Society for Experimental NeuroTherapeutics. PMID: 31863406.

Turvey, C. L., Lindsay, J. A., Chasco, E. E., Klein, D. M., Fuhrmeister, L. A. & Dindo, L. N. (2019). Current Practices in Electronic Capture of Patient-Reported Outcomes for Measurement-Based Care and the Use of Patient Portals to Support Behavioral Health. Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 42(4), 635-647. DOI: 10.1016/j.psc.2019.08.006.

Graney, B. A., Au, D. H., BarĂ³n, A. E., Cheng, A., Combs, S. A., Glorioso, T. J., Paden, G., Parsons, E. C., Rabin, B. A., Ritzwoller, D. P., Stonecipher, J. J., Turvey, C., Welsh, C. H. & Bekelman, D. B. (2019). Advancing Symptom Alleviation with Palliative Treatment (ADAPT) trial to improve quality of life: a study protocol for a randomized clinical trial. Trials, 20(1), 355. PMID: 31196156.

Shore, J. H., Yellowlees, P., Caudill, R., Johnston, B., Turvey, C., Mishkind, M., Krupinski, E., Myers, K., Shore, P., Kaftarian, E. & Hilty, D. (2018). Best Practices in Videoconferencing-Based Telemental Health April 2018. Telemedicine journal and e-health : the official journal of the American Telemedicine Association, 24(11), 827-832. PMID: 30358514.

Nazi, K. M., Turvey, C. L., Klein, D. M. & Hogan, T. P. (2018). A Decade of Veteran Voices: Examining Patient Portal Enhancements Through the Lens of User-Centered Design. Journal of medical Internet research, 20(7), e10413. PMID: 29991468.

Vaughan Sarrazin, M., Rosenthal, G. E. & Turvey, C. L. (2018). Empirical-Based Typology of Health Care Utilization by Medicare Eligible Veterans. Health services research. PMID: 29896771.

Hilty, D. M., Turvey, C. & Hwang, T. (2018). Lifelong Learning for Clinical Practice: How to Leverage Technology for Telebehavioral Health Care and Digital Continuing Medical Education. Current psychiatry reports, 20(3), 15. PMID: 29527637.

Bekelman, D. B., Allen, L. A., McBryde, C. F., Hattler, B., Fairclough, D. L., Havranek, E. P., Turvey, C. & Meek, P. M. (2018). Effect of a Collaborative Care Intervention vs Usual Care on Health Status of Patients With Chronic Heart Failure: The CASA Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA internal medicine. PMID: 29482218.

Bekelman, D. B., Allen, L. A., McBryde, C. F., Hattler, B., Fairclough, D. L., Havranek, E. P., Turvey, C. & Meek, P. (In Press). Improving Health Status in Chronic Heart Failure: The Collaborative Care to Alleviate Symptoms and Adjust to Illness (CASA) Randomized Clinical Trial. Gen Hosp Psychiatry.

Turvey, C., Fortney, J. (2017). The Use of Telemedicine and Mobile Technology to Promote Population Health and Population Management for Psychiatric Disorders. Current psychiatry reports, 19(11), 88. PMID: 29035422.

Myers, K., Nelson, E. L., ...,, Turvey, C., Varrell, J. R., Wright, S. & Bernard, J. (2017). American telemedicine association practice guidelines for telemental health with children and adolescents. Telemed J E Health.

Haedtke, C., Smith, M., VanBuren, J., Klein, D. & Turvey, C. (2017). The characteristics of pain in patients diagnosed with depression and heart failure. Pain Manag Nurs.

Haedtke, C., Smith, M., VanBuren, J., Klein, D. & Turvey, C. (2017). The relationships among pain, depression, and physical activity in patients with heart failure. Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. PMID: 28306701.

Vander Weg, M. W., Cozad, A. J., Howren, M. B., Cretzmeyer, M., Scherubel, M., Turvey, C., Grant, K. M., Abrams, T. E. & Katz, D. A. (2016). An individually-tailored smoking cessation intervention for rural Veterans: a pilot randomized trial. BMC Public Health, 16(1), 811.

Klein, D. M., Pham, K., Samy, L., Bluth, A., Nazi, K., Witry, M., ..., & Turvey, C. L. (2016). The veteran-initiated electronic care coordination: A multi-site initiative to promote and evaluate consumer-mediated health information exchange. Telemedicine and eHealth.

Chou, T., Comer, J. S., Turvey, C. L., Karr, A. & Spargo, G. (2016). Technological Considerations for the Delivery of Real-Time Child Telemental Healthcare. (Vols. 26). (3), pp. 192-197. Journal of child and adolescent psychopharmacology. PMID: 26491819.

Turvey, C. L., Roberts, L. J. (2015). Recent developments in the use of online resources and mobile technologies to support mental health care. Int Rev Psychiatry, 1-11. PMID: 26523397.

Nazi, K. M., Turvey, C. L., Klein, D. M., Hogan, T. P. & Woods, S. S. (2014). VA OpenNotes: exploring the experiences of early patient adopters with access to clinical notes. J Am Med Inform Assoc, 0, 1-7. DOI: 10.1136/amiajnl-2014-003144.

Bernert, R. A., Turvey, C. L., Conwell, Y. & Joiner, T. E. (2014). Jr. Association of poor subjective sleep quality with risk for death by suicide during a 10-year period: a longitudinal, population-based study of late life. JAMA Psychiatry.

Dindo, L., Recober, A., Marchman, J., O'Hara, M. & Turvey, C. (2014). One-day behavioral intervention in depressed migraine patients: effects on headache. Headache, 54(3), 528-38.

Dindo, L., Turvey, C., Marchman, J., Recober, A. & O'Hara, M. (2014). Depression and disability in migraine: The role of pain acceptance and values-based living. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine. PMID: 24515397.

Aburizik, A., Dindo, L., Kaboli, P., Charlton, M., Klein, D. & Turvey, C. (2013). A pilot randomized controlled trial of a depression and disease management program delivered by phone. Journal of Affective Disorders. PMID: 23871127.

Woods, S. S., Schwartz, E., Tuepker, A., Press, N. A., Nazi, K. M., Turvey, C. L. & Nichol, W. P. (2013). Patient experiences with full electronic access to health records and clinical notes through the My HealtheVet Personal Health Record Pilot: qualitative study. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 15(3), e65.

Brooks, E., Turvey, C. & Augustefer, E. F. (2013). Provider barriers to telemental health: obstacles overcome, obstacles remaining. Telemedicine Journal and E-health, 19(6), 433-7. PMID: 23590176.

Dysken, M. W., Guarino, P. D., Vertrees, J. E., Asthana, S., Sano, M., Llorente, M., Pallaki, M., Love, S., Schellenberg, G. D., McCarten, J. R., Malphurs, J., Prieto, S., Chen, P., Lorek, D. J., Carney, S., Trapp, G., Bakshi, R. S., Mintzer, J. E., Heidebrink, J. L., Vidal-Cardona, A., Arroyo, L. M., Cruz, A. R., Kowall, N. W., Chopra, M. P., Craft, S., Thielke, S., Turvey, C. L., Woodman, C., Monnell, K. A., Gordon, K., Tomaska, J. & Vatassery, G. (2013). Vitamin E and memantine in Alzheimer's disease: Clinical trial methods and baseline data. Alzheimer's & Dementia, 10(1), 36-44. PMID: 23583234.

Spargo, G., Karr, A. & Turvey, C. (2012). Technology Options for the Provision of Mental Health Care through Videoteleconferencing. In K. Myers , C. Turvey & K. Myers , C. Turvey (Eds.) Telemental Health: Clinical, Technical, and Administrative Foundations for Evidence-based Practice. (1) London, UK: Elsevier.

Myers, K., Turvey, C. (2012). Telemental Health: Clinical, Technical, and Administrative Foundations for Evidence-based Practice. K. Myers , C. Turvey , K. Myers , C. Turvey (Eds.) Boston, MA: Elsevier Press.

Turvey, C., Jogerst, G., Kim, M. & Frolova, E. (2012). Cultural differences in depression-related stigma in late-life: a comparison between the USA, Russia, and South Korea. International Psychogeriatrics, 24(10), 1642-7. PMID: 22621852.

Dindo, L., Recober, A., Marchman, J. N., Turvey, C. & O'Hara, M. W. (2012). One-day behavioral treatment for patients with comorbid depression and migraine: A pilot study. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 50(9), 537-43.

Turvey, C., Sheeran, T., Dindo, L., Wakefiel, B. & Klein, D. (2012). Validity of the Patient Health Questionnaire, PHQ-9, administered through interactive-voice-response technology. Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare, 18(6), 348-51. PMID: 22933480.

Zulman, D. M., Nazi, K. M., Turvey, C., Wagner, T. H., Woods, S. S. & An, L. C. (2011). Patient interest in sharing personal health record information: a web-based survey. Annals of Internal Medicine, 155(12), 805-10. PMID: 22184687.

Buzza, C., Ono, S. S., Turvey, C., Wittrock, S., Noble, M., Reddy, G., Kaboli, P. J. & Reisinger, H. S. (2011). Distance is relative: unpacking a principal barrier in rural healthcare. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 26 Suppl 2, 648-54.

Grady, B., Myers, K. M., Nelson, E. L., Belz, N., Bennett, L., Carnahan, L., Decker, V. B., Holden, D., Perry, G., Rosenthal, L., Rowe, N., Spaulding, R., Turvey, C., White, R. & Voyles, D. (2010). Evidence-based practice for telemental health. Telemedicine Journal and e-health, 17(2), 131-48. PMID: 21385026.

Turvey, C., Johnson, F. L., Beglinger, L., Schultz, S. K., Scovel, P., Smith, L. & Stewart, T. (2010). Cognitive Impairment in Heart Failure: A review of the literature and an analysis of a community sample of elders aged 70 and older. Medica Psichiatrica, 51, 53-71.

Turvey, C. L., Klein, D. M. (2007). Screening for depression using home-monitoring in heart failure. Paper presented at the American Telemedicine Association.

Klein, D. M., Turvey, C. & Pies, C. J. (2007). Relationship of coping styles with quality of life and depressive symptoms in older heart failure patients. Journal of Aging and Health, 19(1), 22-38. PMID: 17215200.

Jones, L. E., Turvey, C., Torner, J. C. & Doebbeling, C. C. (2006). Nonadherence to depression treatment guidelines among veterans with diabetes mellitus. The American Journal of Managed Care, 12(12), 701-10. PMID: 17149993.

Turvey, C., Schultz, S. K. & Klein, D. M. (2006). Alcohol use and health outcomes in the oldest old. (Vols. 1). pp. 8. Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy.

Jones, L. E., Turvey, C. & Carney-Doebbeling, C. (2006). Inadequate follow-up care for depression and its impact on antidepressant treatment duration among veterans with and without diabetes mellitus in the Veterans Health Administration. General Hospital Psychiatry, 28(6), 465-74. PMID: 17088161.

Klein, D., Turvey, C. & Wallace, R. (2004). Elders who delay medication because of cost: health insurance, demographic, health, and financial correlates. Gerontologist, 44(6), 779-87. PMID: 15611214.

Turvey, C. L. (2004). Commentary. International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation, 11, 106.

Coryell, W., Solomon, D., Turvey, C., Keller, M., Leon, A. C., Endicott, J., Schettler, P., Judd, L. & Mueller, T. (2003). The long-term course of rapid-cycling bipolar disorder. Archives of General Psychiatry, 60(9), 914-20. PMID: 12963673.

Schultz, S., Ellingrod, V. L., Turvey, C., Moser, D. J. & Arndt, S. (2003). The influence of cognitive impairment and behavioral dysregulation on daily functioning in the nursing home setting. American Journal of Psychiatry, 160(3), 582-4. PMID: 12611846.

Nygaard, I., Turvey, C., Burns, T. L., Crischilles, E. & Wallace, R. (2003). Urinary incontinence and depression in middle-aged United States women. American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology, 101(1), 149-56. PMID: 12517660.

Schultz, S. K., Ellingrod, V. L., Moser, D., Kutschner, E., Turvey, C. & Arndt, S. (2002). The influence of cognitive impairment and psychiatric symptoms on daily functioning in nursing facilities: a longitudinal study. Annals of Clinical Psychiatry, 14(4), 209-213. PMID: 12630656.

Turvey, C., Stromquist, A., Kelly, K., Zwerling, C. & Merchant, J. (2002). Financial loss and suicidal ideation in a rural community sample. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 106(5), 373-80. PMID: 12366472.

Arndt, S., Turvey, C. & Flaum, M. (2002). Older offenders, substance abuse, and treatment. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 10(6), 733-739. PMID: 12427582.

Turvey, C. L. (2002). The Importance of Natural Course and Depression in Bipolar I Disorder. In M. Maj , H. S. Akiskal , J. J. Lopez-Ibor , N. Sartorius , M. Maj , H. S. Akiskal , J. J. Lopez-Ibor , N. Sartorius (Eds.) Bipolar Disorder-Evidence and Experience in Psychiatry. (1), pp. 171-4. Chichester: Wiley.

Coryell, W., Haley, J., Endicott, J., Solomon, D., Leon, A. C., Keller, M., Turvey, C., Maser, J. D. & Mueller, T. (2002). The prospectively observed course of illness among depressed patients who commit suicide. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 105(3), 218-23. PMID: 11939976.

Ellingrod, V. L., Schultz, S. K., Ekstam-Smith, K., Kutscher, E., Turvey, C. & Arndt, S. (2002). Comparison of risperidone with olanzapine in elderly patients with dementia and psychosis. Pharmacotherapy, 22(1), 1-5. PMID: 11794418.

Arndt, S., Schultz, S. K., Turvey, C. & Petersen, A. (2002). Screening for alcoholism in the primary care setting: are we talking to the right people?. The Journal of Family Practice, 51(1), 41-6. PMID: 11927063.

Schultz, S. K., Arndt, S., Lutz, G. M., Petersen, A. & Turvey, C. (2002). Alcohol use among older persons in a rural state. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 10(6), 750-3. PMID: 12427584.

Coryell, W., Leon, A. C., Turvey, C., Akiskal, H. S., Mueller, T. & Endicott, J. (2001). The significance of psychotic features in manic episodes: a report from the NIMH collaborative study. Journal of Affective Disorders, 67(1-3), 79-88. PMID: 11869754.

Coryell, W., Arndt, S., Turvey, C., Endicott, J., Solomon, D., Mueller, T., Leon, A. C. & Keller, M. (2001). Lithium and suicidal behavior in major affective disorder: a case-control study. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 104(3), 193-7. PMID: 11531655.

Turvey, C., Schultz, S. K., Arndt, S., Ellingrod, V., Wallace, R. & Herzog, R. (2001). Caregiver report of hallucinations and paranoid delusions in elders aged 70 or older. International Psychogeriatrics, 13(2), 241-249. PMID: 11495398.

Arndt, S., Jorge, R., Turvey, C. & Robinson, R. (2000). Adding subjects or adding measurements: which increases the precision of longitudinal research?. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 34(6), 449-455. PMID: 11165313.

Turvey, C., Schultz, S., Arndt, S., Wallace, R. B. & Herzog, R. (2000). Memory complaint in a community sample aged 70 and older. Journal of the American Geriatric Society, 48(11), 1435-1441. PMID: 11083320.

Coryell, W., Akiskal, H., Leon, A. C., Turvey, C., Solomon, D. & Endicott, J. (2000). Family history and symptom levels during treatment for bipolar I affective disorder. Biological Psychiatry, 47(12), 1034-42. PMID: 10862802.

Turvey, C., Arndt, S., Coryell, W., Dawson, J. D., Leon, A. C. & Akiskal, H. S. (2000). Charting patients' course: a comparison of statistics used to summarize patient course in longitudinal and repeated measures studies. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 34(2), 105-113. PMID: 10758251.

Solomon, D. A., Keller, M. B., Leon, A. C., Mueller, T. I., Lavori, P. W., Shea, M. T., Coryell, W., Warshaw, M., Turvey, C., Maser, J. D. & Endicott, J. (2000). Multiple recurrences of major depressive disorder. The American Journal of Psychiatry, 157(2), 229-33. PMID: 10671391.

Turvey, C., Carney, C., Arndt, S., Wallace, R. B. & Herzog, R. (1999). Conjugal loss and syndromal depression in a sample of elders aged 70 years or older. American Journal of Psychiatry, 156(10), 1596-1601. PMID: 10518172.

Turvey, C., Stevens, D. E. & Merikangas, K. R. (1999). The validity of the associated symptom criteria for DSM-IV generalized anxiety disorder. International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research, 8(3), 129-137.

Leon, A. C., Solomon, D. A., Mueller, T. I., Turvey, C., Endicott, J. & Keller, M. B. (1999). The Range of Impaired Functioning Tool (LIFE-RIFT): a brief measure of functional impairment. Psychological Medicine, 29(4), 869-78. PMID: 10473314.

Turvey, C., Wallace, R. B. & Herzog, R. (1999). The relation between a revised CES-D measure of depressive symptoms and a DSM-based measure of major depressive episodes in the elderly. International Psychogeriatrics, 11(2), 139-48. PMID: 11475428.

Turvey, C., Arndt, S. & Andreasen, N. (1999). Correlating and predicting psychiatric symptom ratings: Spearman's r versus Kendall's tau correlation. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 33(2), 97-104. PMID: 10221741.

Coryell, W., Turvey, C., Leon, A. C., Endicott, J., Mueller, T. & Akiskal, H. (1999). Polarity sequence, depression, and chronicity in bipolar I disorder. The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 187(3), 181-187. PMID: 10086475.

Turvey, C., Coryell, W., Solomon, D. A., Leon, A. C., Endicott, J., Keller, M. B. & Akiskal, H. (1999). Long-term prognosis of bipolar I disorder. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 99(2), 110-119. PMID: 10082186.

Coryell, W., Turvey, C., Leon, A., Maser, J. D., Solomon, D., Endicott, J., Mueller, T. & Keller, M. (1999). Persistence of depressive symptoms and cardiovascular death among patients with affective disorder. Psychosomatic Medicine, 61(6), 755-61. PMID: 10593626.

Winokur, G., Turvey, C., Akiskal, H., Coryell, W., Solomon, D., Leon, A., Mueller, T., Endicott, J., Maser, J. & Keller, M. (1998). Alcoholism and drug abuse in three groups-bipolar I, unipolars and their acquaintances. Journal of Affective Disorders, 50(2-3), 81-89. PMID: 9858067.

Coryell, W., Turvey, C., Endicott, J., Leon, A. C., Mueller, T., Solomon, D. & Keller, M. (1998). Bipolar I affective disorder: predictors of outcome after 15 years. Journal of Affective Disorders, 50(2-3), 109-16. PMID: 9858070.

Eells, T. D., Horowitz, M. J., Singer, J., Daigle, D. & Turvey, C. (1995). The role relationship models method: a comparison of independently derived case formulations. Psychotherapy Research, 5, 154-168.

Salovey, P., Mayer, J. D., Goldman, S. L., Turvey, C. & Palfai, T. (1995). Emotional attention, clarity, and repair: Exploring emotional intelligence using the Trait Meta-Mood Scale. In J. W. Pennebaker , J. W. Pennebaker (Eds.) Emotion, Disclosure and Health. pp. 125-154. American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.

Turvey, C., Salovey, P. (1993). Measures of repression: Converging on the same construct?. Imagination, Cognition, and Personality,(13), 279-289.

Rothman, A. J., Salovey, P., Turvey, C. & Fishkin, A. S. (1993). Attributions of responsibility and persuasion - increasing mammography utilization among women over 40 with an internally oriented message. Health Psychology, 12(1), 39-47. PMID: 8462498.

Turvey, C. L., Lund, B. C., Jones, D. & Arndt, S. Community Treatment for Opioid Use Disorders in Urban and Rural Veterans. The Journal of Rural Health. DOI: 10.1111/jrh.12406.