Julian M Somers

Summary

Affiliation: Simon Fraser University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Housing first reduces re-offending among formerly homeless adults with mental disorders: results of a randomized controlled trial
    Julian M Somers
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
    PLoS ONE 8:e72946. 2013
  2. pmc Examining the impact of case management in Vancouver's downtown community court: a quasi-experimental design
    Julian M Somers
    Somers Research Group, Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
    PLoS ONE 9:e90708. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Vancouver At Home: pragmatic randomized trials investigating Housing First for homeless and mentally ill adults
    Julian M Somers
    Somers Research Group, Faculty of Health Sciences Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby V5A 1S6, Canada
    Trials 14:365. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Drug treatment court of Vancouver: an empirical evaluation of recidivism
    Julian M Somers
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada
    Int J Drug Policy 23:393-400. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and incidence studies of anxiety disorders: a systematic review of the literature
    Julian M Somers
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, British Columbia
    Can J Psychiatry 51:100-13. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Housing First improves subjective quality of life among homeless adults with mental illness: 12-month findings from a randomized controlled trial in Vancouver, British Columbia
    Michelle Patterson
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Dr, Burnaby, BC, V5A 1S6, Canada
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 48:1245-59. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and incidence studies of schizophrenic disorders: a systematic review of the literature
    Elliot M Goldner
    Department of Psychiatry, Head, Mental Health Evaluation and Community Consultation Unit Mheccu, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
    Can J Psychiatry 47:833-43. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Prevalence studies of substance-related disorders: a systematic review of the literature
    Julian M Somers
    Mental Health Evaluation and Community Consultation Unit, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
    Can J Psychiatry 49:373-84. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Comparative analysis of recidivism outcomes following drug treatment court in Vancouver, Canada
    Julian M Somers
    Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
    Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol 58:655-71. 2014
  10. ncbi request reprint Community Participation and Belonging Among Formerly Homeless Adults with Mental Illness After 12 months of Housing First in Vancouver, British Columbia: A Randomized Controlled Trial
    Michelle L Patterson
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Blusson Hall Rm 11010, Burnaby, BC, V5A 1S6, Canada
    Community Ment Health J 50:604-11. 2014

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. pmc Housing first reduces re-offending among formerly homeless adults with mental disorders: results of a randomized controlled trial
    Julian M Somers
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
    PLoS ONE 8:e72946. 2013
    ..HF is also associated with lower residential costs than common alternative approaches. Few studies have examined the effect of HF on criminal behavior...
  2. pmc Examining the impact of case management in Vancouver's downtown community court: a quasi-experimental design
    Julian M Somers
    Somers Research Group, Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
    PLoS ONE 9:e90708. 2014
    ..There has been no empirical research on the effectiveness of community courts, which are a form of PSC designed to harness community resources and inter-disciplinary expertise to reduce recidivism in a geographic catchment area...
  3. doi request reprint Vancouver At Home: pragmatic randomized trials investigating Housing First for homeless and mentally ill adults
    Julian M Somers
    Somers Research Group, Faculty of Health Sciences Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby V5A 1S6, Canada
    Trials 14:365. 2013
    ..The present study aimed to recruit two samples of homeless mentally ill participants who differed in the complexity of their needs. Study details, including recruitment, randomization, and follow-up, are presented...
  4. doi request reprint Drug treatment court of Vancouver: an empirical evaluation of recidivism
    Julian M Somers
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada
    Int J Drug Policy 23:393-400. 2012
    ..Canada's second DTC has operated in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside since 2001. We examine longitudinal changes in recidivism and characteristics of participants in the DTC in Vancouver (DTCV)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and incidence studies of anxiety disorders: a systematic review of the literature
    Julian M Somers
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, British Columbia
    Can J Psychiatry 51:100-13. 2006
    ..To present the results of a systematic review of literature published between 1980 and 2004 reporting findings of the prevalence and incidence of anxiety disorders in the general population...
  6. doi request reprint Housing First improves subjective quality of life among homeless adults with mental illness: 12-month findings from a randomized controlled trial in Vancouver, British Columbia
    Michelle Patterson
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Dr, Burnaby, BC, V5A 1S6, Canada
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 48:1245-59. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that subjective QoL would improve over time among participants assigned to supported housing as compared to TAU, regardless of the type of supported housing received or participants' level of need...
  7. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and incidence studies of schizophrenic disorders: a systematic review of the literature
    Elliot M Goldner
    Department of Psychiatry, Head, Mental Health Evaluation and Community Consultation Unit Mheccu, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
    Can J Psychiatry 47:833-43. 2002
    ..To present the results of a systematic review of the literature published between January 1, 1980, and December 31, 2000, that reports findings on the prevalence and incidence of schizophrenia and related disorders...
  8. ncbi request reprint Prevalence studies of substance-related disorders: a systematic review of the literature
    Julian M Somers
    Mental Health Evaluation and Community Consultation Unit, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
    Can J Psychiatry 49:373-84. 2004
    ..To present the results of a systematic review of literature published between January 1, 1980, and December 31, 2000, that reports epidemiologic estimates of substance-related disorders...
  9. ncbi request reprint Comparative analysis of recidivism outcomes following drug treatment court in Vancouver, Canada
    Julian M Somers
    Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
    Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol 58:655-71. 2014
    ..The effectiveness of DTCs with distinct subpopulations may be related to their composition and inclusion of expertise relevant to the needs of diverse participants. ..
  10. ncbi request reprint Community Participation and Belonging Among Formerly Homeless Adults with Mental Illness After 12 months of Housing First in Vancouver, British Columbia: A Randomized Controlled Trial
    Michelle L Patterson
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Blusson Hall Rm 11010, Burnaby, BC, V5A 1S6, Canada
    Community Ment Health J 50:604-11. 2014
    ..Findings are discussed in terms of housing program as well as broader contextual factors. ..
  11. pmc Setting the stage for chronic health problems: cumulative childhood adversity among homeless adults with mental illness in Vancouver, British Columbia
    Michelle L Patterson
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
    BMC Public Health 14:350. 2014
    ..This study examines adverse events in childhood as predictors of duration of homelessness, psychiatric and substance use disorders, and physical health in a sample of homeless adults with mental illness...
  12. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and incidence studies of mood disorders: a systematic review of the literature
    Paul Waraich
    Mental Health Evaluation and Community Consultation Unit, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
    Can J Psychiatry 49:124-38. 2004
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