Karen A Urbanoski

Summary

Affiliation: Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Real-world evaluation of the Resident Assessment Instrument-Mental Health assessment system
    Karen A Urbanoski
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Psychiatry 57:687-95. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Assessing self-determined motivation for addiction treatment: validity of the Treatment Entry Questionnaire
    Karen A Urbanoski
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard University, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 43:70-9. 2012
  3. pmc Using network analysis to map the formal clinical reporting process in pediatric palliative care: a pilot study
    Harold Siden
    Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia, Child and Family Research Institute, 4480 Oak Street, Vancouver BC, V6H 3N1, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:343. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Individuals seeking treatment for cannabis-related problems in Ontario: demographic and treatment profile
    Karen A Urbanoski
    Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Canada
    Eur Addict Res 11:115-23. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint The use of preventive healthcare by Canadian women who drink alcohol
    Karen A Urbanoski
    Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Prev Med 37:334-41. 2003
  6. doi request reprint Perceived unmet need for mental health care for Canadians with co-occurring mental and substance use disorders
    Karen A Urbanoski
    Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health T306, 33 Russell St, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 2S1
    Psychiatr Serv 59:283-9. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Substance abuse and quality of life among severely mentally ill consumers: a longitudinal modelling analysis
    Karen A Urbanoski
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:810-8. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Use of mental health care services by Canadians with co-occurring substance dependence and mental disorders
    Karen A Urbanoski
    Health Systems Research and Consulting, Unit T306, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 33 Russell St, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 2S1
    Psychiatr Serv 58:962-9. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Influence of co-occurring mental and substance use disorders on the prevalence of problem gambling in Canada
    Brian R Rush
    Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Addiction 103:1847-56. 2008
  10. pmc The role of therapeutic alliance in substance use disorder treatment for young adults
    Karen A Urbanoski
    Center for Addiction Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 43:344-51. 2012

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Real-world evaluation of the Resident Assessment Instrument-Mental Health assessment system
    Karen A Urbanoski
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Psychiatry 57:687-95. 2012
    ..Our objectives were to document and consider changes over time in front-line coding practices and in indicators of data quality...
  2. doi request reprint Assessing self-determined motivation for addiction treatment: validity of the Treatment Entry Questionnaire
    Karen A Urbanoski
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard University, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 43:70-9. 2012
    ..The TEQ-9 is a valid option for assessing self-determined motivation in clinical practice and evaluating coerced addiction treatment...
  3. pmc Using network analysis to map the formal clinical reporting process in pediatric palliative care: a pilot study
    Harold Siden
    Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia, Child and Family Research Institute, 4480 Oak Street, Vancouver BC, V6H 3N1, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:343. 2011
    ..In one context important to families, namely pediatric palliative care, we undertook a project to identify continuity and to pilot the use of network analysis as a tool...
  4. ncbi request reprint Individuals seeking treatment for cannabis-related problems in Ontario: demographic and treatment profile
    Karen A Urbanoski
    Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Canada
    Eur Addict Res 11:115-23. 2005
    ..The distinctiveness of these clients within the larger treatment system raises questions of the relevance to cannabis clients of interventions designed for other substance-abusing populations...
  5. ncbi request reprint The use of preventive healthcare by Canadian women who drink alcohol
    Karen A Urbanoski
    Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Prev Med 37:334-41. 2003
    ..This study examines the relationship between drinking and female-specific preventive health service use through a secondary analysis of the 1996-1997 NPHS...
  6. doi request reprint Perceived unmet need for mental health care for Canadians with co-occurring mental and substance use disorders
    Karen A Urbanoski
    Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health T306, 33 Russell St, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 2S1
    Psychiatr Serv 59:283-9. 2008
    ..This study built on previous work to examine these associations and underlying reasons in more detail...
  7. ncbi request reprint Substance abuse and quality of life among severely mentally ill consumers: a longitudinal modelling analysis
    Karen A Urbanoski
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:810-8. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study is to test a conceptual model linking these factors together...
  8. ncbi request reprint Use of mental health care services by Canadians with co-occurring substance dependence and mental disorders
    Karen A Urbanoski
    Health Systems Research and Consulting, Unit T306, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 33 Russell St, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 2S1
    Psychiatr Serv 58:962-9. 2007
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  9. doi request reprint Influence of co-occurring mental and substance use disorders on the prevalence of problem gambling in Canada
    Brian R Rush
    Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Addiction 103:1847-56. 2008
    ..Nevertheless, evidence about the relative contribution of each type of disorder for the risk of gambling in the population is very limited...
  10. pmc The role of therapeutic alliance in substance use disorder treatment for young adults
    Karen A Urbanoski
    Center for Addiction Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 43:344-51. 2012
    ..Findings clarify a role for alliance in promoting during-treatment changes through reducing distress...
  11. pmc Comparative utility of a single-item versus multiple-item measure of self-efficacy in predicting relapse among young adults
    Bettina B Hoeppner
    Department of Psychiatry, Center for Addiction Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 41:305-12. 2011
    ..g., controlled environment), whereas global or subscale scores of the 20-item scale did not. Based on these findings, we encourage the use of this single-item measure of self-efficacy in research and clinical practice...
  12. ncbi request reprint Who seeks treatment for cannabis-related problems?
    Carol J Strike
    Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, ON
    Can J Public Health 94:351-4. 2003
    ..To examine the types of presenting problems and symptoms among individuals seeking treatment for cannabis-related problems in a large treatment centre in Ontario...
  13. doi request reprint Client-centered design of residential addiction and mental health care facilities: staff perceptions of their work environment
    Gabriela Novotna
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Qual Health Res 21:1527-38. 2011
    ..We suggest that, from these findings, new avenues for research on achieving the important balance between client and staff needs in health facility design can be explored...
  14. ncbi request reprint Physicians' enquiries into their patients' alcohol use: public views and recalled experiences
    Brian R Rush
    Health Systems Research Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Addiction 98:895-900. 2003
    ..To examine public opinion and experiences of family physician involvement in alcohol use issues and to identify patient characteristics associated with these opinions and experiences...
  15. pmc Predicting relapse among young adults: psychometric validation of the Advanced WArning of RElapse (AWARE) scale
    John F Kelly
    Center for Addiction Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, 60 Staniford Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Addict Behav 36:987-93. 2011
    ..Here we examine the psychometric properties of a promising relapse risk measure-the Advance WArning of RElapse (AWARE) scale (Miller & Harris, 2000) in an understudied but clinically important sample of young adults...
  16. doi request reprint Understanding genetic risk for substance use and addiction: a guide for non-geneticists
    Karen A Urbanoski
    Center for Addiction Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, MGH Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Clin Psychol Rev 32:60-70. 2012
    ..An accurate conceptualization of addiction necessitates an approach that transcends specific disciplines, making a basic awareness of the perspectives of disparate specialties key to furthering progress in the field...