Paula Goering

Summary

Affiliation: Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc The At Home/Chez Soi trial protocol: a pragmatic, multi-site, randomised controlled trial of a Housing First intervention for homeless individuals with mental illness in five Canadian cities
    Paula N Goering
    Department of Psychiatry, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMJ Open 1:e000323. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Who uses consumer-run self-help organizations?
    Paula Goering
    University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 76:367-73. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of persons who are homeless for the first time
    Paula Goering
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Psychiatr Serv 53:1472-4. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint The relevance of qualitative research for clinical programs in psychiatry
    Paula Goering
    Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Psychiatry 53:145-51. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Depression and self-reported functional status: impact on mortality following acute myocardial infarction
    Paul A Kurdyak
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Eval Clin Pract 17:444-51. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Lifetime rates of alcoholism in adults with anxiety, depression, or co-morbid depression/anxiety: a community survey of Ontario
    David Gratzer
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and the Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Affect Disord 79:209-15. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Does systems integration affect continuity of mental health care?
    Janet Durbin
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Adm Policy Ment Health 33:705-17. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Pattern of antidepressant use and duration of depression-related absence from work
    Carolyn S Dewa
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Br J Psychiatry 183:507-13. 2003
  9. doi request reprint Reshaping an enduring sense of self: the process of recovery from a first episode of schizophrenia
    Donna M Romano
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai Hospital, University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Early Interv Psychiatry 4:243-50. 2010
  10. pmc Consulting as a strategy for knowledge transfer
    Nora Jacobson
    Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 33 Russell St, Toronto, ON M5S 2S1, Canada
    Milbank Q 83:299-321. 2005

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. pmc The At Home/Chez Soi trial protocol: a pragmatic, multi-site, randomised controlled trial of a Housing First intervention for homeless individuals with mental illness in five Canadian cities
    Paula N Goering
    Department of Psychiatry, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMJ Open 1:e000323. 2011
    ..Trial registration number This study has been registered with the International Standard Randomised Control Trial Number Register and assigned ISRCTN42520374...
  2. ncbi request reprint Who uses consumer-run self-help organizations?
    Paula Goering
    University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 76:367-73. 2006
    ..There is little overlap in the use of these modes of service delivery, which suggests that maintaining options within systems of care is critical to ensuring coverage and access for the broader population...
  3. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of persons who are homeless for the first time
    Paula Goering
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Psychiatr Serv 53:1472-4. 2002
    ..Both groups had multiple indicators of serious problems, suggesting that the need for intervention is as pressing for persons who are homeless for the first time as it is for the larger population of homeless persons...
  4. ncbi request reprint The relevance of qualitative research for clinical programs in psychiatry
    Paula Goering
    Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Psychiatry 53:145-51. 2008
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Depression and self-reported functional status: impact on mortality following acute myocardial infarction
    Paul A Kurdyak
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Eval Clin Pract 17:444-51. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the extent to which self-reported cardiac functional status accounted for depression-mortality associations following AMI...
  6. ncbi request reprint Lifetime rates of alcoholism in adults with anxiety, depression, or co-morbid depression/anxiety: a community survey of Ontario
    David Gratzer
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and the Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Affect Disord 79:209-15. 2004
    ..In the current study we examined the possible confounding and/or additive effects of co-morbid depression/anxiety in understanding these relationships...
  7. ncbi request reprint Does systems integration affect continuity of mental health care?
    Janet Durbin
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Adm Policy Ment Health 33:705-17. 2006
    ..Future research should evaluate a wider range of systems integrating mechanisms, using client-based measures that more directly represent continuity of care experiences...
  8. ncbi request reprint Pattern of antidepressant use and duration of depression-related absence from work
    Carolyn S Dewa
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Br J Psychiatry 183:507-13. 2003
    ..Few studies have examined the relationship between antidepressant prescription and receipt of depression-related disability benefits...
  9. doi request reprint Reshaping an enduring sense of self: the process of recovery from a first episode of schizophrenia
    Donna M Romano
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai Hospital, University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Early Interv Psychiatry 4:243-50. 2010
    ..This qualitative study addresses ways in which individuals with FES describe their process of recovery and how identified individuals (e.g. family members) describe their perceptions of and roles in the participant's process of recovery...
  10. pmc Consulting as a strategy for knowledge transfer
    Nora Jacobson
    Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 33 Russell St, Toronto, ON M5S 2S1, Canada
    Milbank Q 83:299-321. 2005
    ..Finally, the article explores how knowledge is generated in consulting and identifies several classes of factors facilitating its use by decision makers...
  11. ncbi request reprint Program structure and continuity of mental health care
    Janet Durbin
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Nurs Res 36:12-37. 2004
    ..The association between each of the other 7 program features and continuity was not significant. Possible explanations for this finding are explored...
  12. ncbi request reprint Continuity of care: validation of a new self-report measure for individuals using mental health services
    Janet Durbin
    Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Behav Health Serv Res 31:279-96. 2004
    ..The tool holds promise for system monitoring, but would need refinements to create a shorter, conceptually clearer version. Also, performance among individuals with mild and very severe levels of mental illness needs to be evaluated...
  13. doi request reprint Specialized home treatment versus hospital-based outpatient treatment for first-episode psychosis: a randomized clinical trial
    Carolyn S Dewa
    Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Early Interv Psychiatry 3:304-11. 2009
    ..This pilot study compared the effectiveness of specialized care that was home based versus hospital based for individuals experiencing their first psychotic episode...
  14. ncbi request reprint The clinical profile and service needs of hospitalized adults with mental retardation and a psychiatric diagnosis
    Yona Lunsky
    Dual Disorders Program, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 1001 Queen Street West, Unit 4 4, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M6J 1H4
    Psychiatr Serv 57:77-83. 2006
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint The association between homelessness and suicidal ideation and behaviors: results of a cross-sectional survey
    Rahel Eynan
    St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 32:418-27. 2002
    ..Psychiatric diagnoses were also associated with suicidality in this sample...
  16. ncbi request reprint Needs-based planning for persons with schizophrenia residing in board-and-care homes
    Janet Durbin
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Ontario
    Schizophr Bull 30:123-32. 2004
    ..Despite a common diagnosis, many can function in more independent settings, while others need more treatment and rehabilitation than they are currently provided...
  17. doi request reprint Matryoshka Project: lessons learned about early intervention in psychosis programme development
    Chiachen Cheng
    Canadian Mental Health Association Thunder Bay Branch, First Place Clinic and Regional Resource Centre, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
    Early Interv Psychiatry 5:64-9. 2011
    ..The goals were to understand the key influences of programme implementation in the context of rapid EIP service growth and lack of specific provincial guidelines...
  18. ncbi request reprint Depression-related short-term disability in an employed population
    Carolyn S Dewa
    Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto
    J Occup Environ Med 44:628-33. 2002
    ..This study helps identify the main characteristics of workers who develop depression-related disability. It also helps clarify what happens to those on short-term disability...
  19. ncbi request reprint How much are atypical antipsychotic agents being used, and do they reach the populations who need them? A Canadian experience
    Carolyn S Dewa
    Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Ther 24:1466-76. 2002
    ..The introduction of new antipsychotic agents in the past decade has helped alter the treatments available to 2 vulnerable populations-those with schizophrenia and related psychotic conditions and elderly individuals with dementia...
  20. pmc The relationship between depressive symptoms, health service consumption, and prognosis after acute myocardial infarction: a prospective cohort study
    Paul A Kurdyak
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:200. 2008
    ..This paper explores the relationship between depressive symptoms, health service cardiovascular consumption, and prognosis following acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  21. pmc A population health framework for inner-city mental health
    Carol Strike
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto
    J Urban Health 79:S13-20. 2002
    ..A number of issues with regard to report card development are identified and discussed, as is the process of creating a report card, including key domains and the organization of findings...
  22. ncbi request reprint A group intervention to promote healthy self-concepts and guide recovery in first episode schizophrenia: A pilot study
    Elizabeth McCay
    Ryerson University, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Psychiatr Rehabil J 30:105-11. 2006
    ..These preliminary results provide support for the benefits of a group intervention designed to enhance self-concept and to minimize the engulfing effects of illness...
  23. ncbi request reprint Applying a 'stages of change' model to enhance a traditional evaluation of a research transfer course
    Leslie L Buckley
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Eval Clin Pract 9:385-90. 2003
    ..Finally, this 'stages of change' approach provides insight into where barriers to change may exist for research transfer action...
  24. ncbi request reprint Left behind by reform: the case for improving primary care and mental health system services for people with moderate mental illness
    Carolyn S Dewa
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Clarke Site, Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, 250 College St, Toronto, Ontario M5T IR8, Canada
    Appl Health Econ Health Policy 2:43-54. 2003
    ..Private health and mental health organisations, professional groups and individual users of services must also commit themselves to recognising the problem of MMI and respond to it more effectively...
  25. ncbi request reprint Linkage and exchange at the organizational level: a model of collaboration between research and policy
    Paula Goering
    Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Health Serv Res Policy 8:14-9. 2003
    ..We conclude that while such initiatives enhance the relevance of research in the policy development process, they also present challenges that must be recognized and managed...
  26. ncbi request reprint Development of a framework for knowledge translation: understanding user context
    Nora Jacobson
    Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Health Serv Res Policy 8:94-9. 2003
    ..To develop a framework that researchers and other knowledge disseminators who are embarking on knowledge translation can use to increase their familiarity with the intended user groups...
  27. ncbi request reprint Childhood adversities associated with major depression and/or anxiety disorders in a community sample of Ontario: issues of co-morbidity and specificity
    Robert D Levitan
    Clarke Division of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Depress Anxiety 17:34-42. 2003
    ..A particularly strong association between early sexual abuse and co-morbid depression/anxiety was found...
  28. ncbi request reprint Integrating evidence-based interventions into client care plans
    Diane Doran
    Lawrence S Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, ON, Canada
    Stud Health Technol Inform 143:9-13. 2009
    ..This paper describes the development of a mental health decision support prototype, a field test by clinicians, and user experiences with the application...
  29. ncbi request reprint Use of antidepressants among Canadian workers receiving depression-related short-term disability benefits
    Carolyn S Dewa
    Health Systems Research and Counseling Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Psychiatr Serv 54:724-9. 2003
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Patient and contextual factors related to the decision to hospitalize patients from emergency psychiatric services
    Lindsey George
    Hamilton Assertive Community Treatment Team, St George s Healthcare, 401 370 Main Street East, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8N 1J6
    Psychiatr Serv 53:1586-91. 2002
    ....
  31. doi request reprint Mental health service delivery in Ontario, Canada: how do policy legacies shape prospects for reform?
    Gillian Mulvale
    Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    Health Econ Policy Law 2:363-89. 2007
    ..Analysis of policy legacies in other countries which had an asylum tradition may help to explain the similarities and differences in their subsequent paths of mental health reform...
  32. ncbi request reprint Residential crisis units. Are we missing out on a good idea?
    Laura McCabe
    University of Toronto, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre
    Can J Commun Ment Health 23:65-74. 2004
    ..Using two crisis units as case examples as well as key informant interviews, this paper explores factors affecting the lack of dissemination and potential barriers to the growth of the RCU model...