Accepted for Publication: November 18, 2013.
Published Online: April 28, 2014. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2014.1053.
Study concept and design: Miller, Azrael, Pate, Stürmer.
Acquisition, analysis, or interpretation of data: All authors.
Drafting of the manuscript: Miller, Swanson, Azrael.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Azrael, Pate, Stürmer.
Statistical analysis: Swanson, Azrael, Pate, Stürmer.
Obtained funding: Miller.
Administrative, technical, or material support: Miller, Pate.
Study supervision: Miller, Stürmer.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: Dr Stürmer does not accept personal compensation of any kind from any pharmaceutical company, although he receives salary support from the Center for Pharmacoepidemiology and from unrestricted research grants from pharmaceutical companies (GlaxoSmithKline, Merck, Sanofi) to the department of epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. No other disclosures are reported.
Funding/Support: Drs Miller, Azrael, Pate, and Stürmer received support for this work from an investigator-initiated research grant (RO1MH085021) from the National Institute of Mental Health (principal investigator, Dr Miller ). Dr Stürmer receives investigator-initiated research funding and support as principal investigator (grant R01 AG023178) from the National Institute on Aging at the National Institutes of Health. He also receives research funding as principal investigator of the UNC-DEcIDE Center from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
Role of the Sponsor: The funding sources had no role in the design and conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis, and interpretation of the data; preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript; and decision to submit the manuscript for publication.