Affiliation: Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
- Defining recovery: an interactionist analysis of mental health policy development, Wisconsin 1996-1999Nora Jacobson
Centre for Addition and Mental Health, 33 Russell St, 3rd Floor Tower, Toronto, Ontario M5S 2S1, Canada
Qual Health Res 13:378-93. 2003....
- A taxonomy of dignity: a grounded theory studyNora Jacobson
Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Canada
BMC Int Health Hum Rights 9:3. 2009..CONCLUSION: The taxonomy has several implications for work in health and human rights. It suggests a map to possible points of intervention and provides a language in which to talk about dignity...
- An urban geography of dignityNora Jacobson
University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada M5S 2S1
Health Place 15:695-701. 2009..Finally, we posit that social and spatial processes of dignity violation and promotion constitute mechanisms through which the city affects mental and physical health...
- Dignity and health: a reviewNora Jacobson
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health Toronto, Ont, Canada
Soc Sci Med 64:292-302. 2007....
- Consulting as a strategy for knowledge transferNora 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...
- Guided reflection: a participatory evaluation and planning process to promote recovery in mental health services agenciesNora Jacobson
Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, ON Canada
Psychiatr Rehabil J 27:69-71. 2003..The process revolves around structured small group discussions, identification of agency strengths and weaknesses, and the formation of an agency "recovery action team" to set priorities and plan for change...
- Dignity violation in health careNora Jacobson
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and Department of Psychiatry, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Qual Health Res 19:1536-47. 2009..These findings suggest several interventions that might mitigate dignity violation in health care...
- Linkage and exchange at the organizational level: a model of collaboration between research and policyPaula 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...
- Inspiring knowledge mobilization through a communications policy: the case of a community university research allianceNora Jacobson
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Prog Community Health Partnersh 1:99-104. 2007..It describes the development and key features of the policy, focusing on the broad issues of principles, authorship and acknowledgment, and planning and procedures...
- Developing theory from complexity: reflections on a collaborative mixed method participatory action research studyAnne Westhues
Wilfrid Laurier University, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Qual Health Res 18:701-17. 2008..We also summarize factors that hold promise for increasing productivity when managing complex research projects...
- Recovery in community: using participatory action research to explore recovery with alternativesNora Jacobson
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, ON
Can J Commun Ment Health 24:85-97. 2005..This paper describes the context, conduct, and findings of a participatory action research project designed to explore recovery in Alternatives, an organization in Toronto providing mental health services...
- Development of a framework for knowledge translation: understanding user contextNora 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...
- Recovery through the Lens of Cultural DiversityNora Jacobson
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Canada
Psychiatr Rehabil J 35:333-5. 2012..This Brief Report is based on a project entitled Recovery through the Lens of Cultural Diversity that sought to develop an enhanced model of recovery that accounts for culture...
- [Recovery in mental health policy and practice: an implementation primer]Nora Jacobson
Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario
Sante Ment Que 32:245-64. 2007..Finally, it raises some of the hard questions about meaning and power that must be addressed during the implementation process...
- What do peer support workers do? A job descriptionNora Jacobson
Centre for Research on Employment and Workplace Health, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 455 Spadina Avenue, Suite 300, Toronto M5S 2G8, Canada
BMC Health Serv Res 12:205. 2012..This article uses data gathered as part of a participatory evaluation of a peer support program at a psychiatric tertiary care facility to specify the work that peers do...
- Ethical review of interpretive research: problems and solutionsNora Jacobson
Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, ON, Canada
IRB 29:1-8. 2007