Karen M Benzies

Summary

Affiliation: University of Calgary
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Strengthening new fathers' skills in interaction with their 5-month-old infants: who benefits from a brief intervention?
    Karen Benzies
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Public Health Nurs 25:431-9. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Attributes of interdisciplinary research teams: a comprehensive review of the literature
    Jahan Lakhani
    Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin, Ireland
    Clin Invest Med 35:E226. 2012
  3. pmc UpStart parent survey: a new psychometrically valid tool for the evaluation of prevention-focused parenting programs
    Karen Benzies
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Matern Child Health J 17:1452-8. 2013
  4. pmc Depressive symptoms among immigrant and Canadian born mothers of preterm infants at neonatal intensive care discharge: a cross sectional study
    Marilyn Ballantyne
    School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8S 4K1
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:S11. 2013
  5. pmc Key components of early intervention programs for preterm infants and their parents: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Karen M Benzies
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, AB T2N 1N4, Canada
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:S10. 2013
  6. pmc Postpartum nurses' perceptions of barriers to screening for intimate partner violence: a cross-sectional survey
    Margaret E Guillery
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4, Canada
    BMC Nurs 11:2. 2012
  7. pmc Gauging knowledge of developmental milestones among Albertan adults: a cross-sectional survey
    Shivani Rikhy
    Alberta Centre for Child, Family, and Community Research, Calgary, Canada
    BMC Public Health 10:183. 2010
  8. pmc Maternal mental health predicts risk of developmental problems at 3 years of age: follow up of a community based trial
    Suzanne C Tough
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, T2T 5C7, Canada
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 8:16. 2008
  9. pmc Maternal well-being and its association to risk of developmental problems in children at school entry
    Suzanne C Tough
    Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Pediatr 10:19. 2010
  10. pmc Assessing psychological well-being in mothers of children with disability: evaluation of the Parenting Morale Index and Family Impact of Childhood Disability scale
    Karen M Benzies
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, T2N 1N4, Canada
    J Pediatr Psychol 36:506-16. 2011

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Publications27

  1. doi request reprint Strengthening new fathers' skills in interaction with their 5-month-old infants: who benefits from a brief intervention?
    Karen Benzies
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Public Health Nurs 25:431-9. 2008
    ..To determine the utility of a parenting education program for fathers of infants, and to determine which fathers benefited...
  2. ncbi request reprint Attributes of interdisciplinary research teams: a comprehensive review of the literature
    Jahan Lakhani
    Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin, Ireland
    Clin Invest Med 35:E226. 2012
    ..The purpose of this literature review was to examine the attributes that are important for the effective functioning of these teams...
  3. pmc UpStart parent survey: a new psychometrically valid tool for the evaluation of prevention-focused parenting programs
    Karen Benzies
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Matern Child Health J 17:1452-8. 2013
    ..In its first round of psychometric evaluation, the USPS demonstrated promise as a brief, easy to administer, scientifically rigorous tool for the evaluation of prevention-focused parenting programs. ..
  4. pmc Depressive symptoms among immigrant and Canadian born mothers of preterm infants at neonatal intensive care discharge: a cross sectional study
    Marilyn Ballantyne
    School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8S 4K1
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:S11. 2013
    ....
  5. pmc Key components of early intervention programs for preterm infants and their parents: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Karen M Benzies
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, AB T2N 1N4, Canada
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:S10. 2013
    ..The aim of this review was to categorize the key components of early intervention programs and determine the direct effects of components on parents, as well as their preterm infants...
  6. pmc Postpartum nurses' perceptions of barriers to screening for intimate partner violence: a cross-sectional survey
    Margaret E Guillery
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4, Canada
    BMC Nurs 11:2. 2012
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  7. pmc Gauging knowledge of developmental milestones among Albertan adults: a cross-sectional survey
    Shivani Rikhy
    Alberta Centre for Child, Family, and Community Research, Calgary, Canada
    BMC Public Health 10:183. 2010
    ..However, little is known about what adults who interact with children under the age of 14 years know about child development...
  8. pmc Maternal mental health predicts risk of developmental problems at 3 years of age: follow up of a community based trial
    Suzanne C Tough
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, T2T 5C7, Canada
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 8:16. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to estimate the prevalence of risk for developmental problems among preschool children born to medically low risk women and identify factors that influence outcomes...
  9. pmc Maternal well-being and its association to risk of developmental problems in children at school entry
    Suzanne C Tough
    Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Pediatr 10:19. 2010
    ..The primary objective of this study was to identify child and maternal factors associated with children who screened at risk of developmental problems at school entry...
  10. pmc Assessing psychological well-being in mothers of children with disability: evaluation of the Parenting Morale Index and Family Impact of Childhood Disability scale
    Karen M Benzies
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, T2N 1N4, Canada
    J Pediatr Psychol 36:506-16. 2011
    ..Process model of stress and coping guided psychometric assessment of two brief measures of psychological well-being: Parenting Morale Index (PMI); Family Impact of Childhood Disability (FICD) scale...
  11. ncbi request reprint Knowledge translation: principles and practicalities for trainees within interdisciplinary health research teams
    Beverly A Collisson
    Alberta Children s Hospital Research Institutefor Child and Maternal Health
    Clin Invest Med 34:E336. 2011
    ..Our commentary is based on trainee experiences within the Preterm Birth and Healthy Outcomes Team (PreHOT), an interdisciplinary research team...
  12. doi request reprint Stability and change in health-related behaviors of midlife Swedish women
    Karen M Benzies
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    Health Care Women Int 29:997-1018. 2008
    ..After controlling for previous HRBs, we found that education, marital status, and having children at home were significant predictors of HRBs 4 years later...
  13. pmc Advanced maternal age: are decisions about the timing of child-bearing a failure to understand the risks?
    Karen M Benzies
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alta
    CMAJ 178:183-4. 2008
  14. ncbi request reprint State-of-the-evidence reviews: advantages and challenges of including grey literature
    Karen M Benzies
    Canadian Health Services Research Foundation, Canada
    Worldviews Evid Based Nurs 3:55-61. 2006
    ..Decisions about whether to include this "grey literature" in a review are challenging and lead to many questions about whether the advantages outweigh the challenges...
  15. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing women's decisions about timing of motherhood
    Karen Benzies
    Faculty of Nursing in the University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 35:625-33. 2006
    ..To examine the factors that influence women's decisions about the timing of motherhood from a life span perspective...
  16. ncbi request reprint Parenting stress, marital quality, and child behavior problems at age 7 years
    Karen M Benzies
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Public Health Nurs 21:111-21. 2004
    ..Public health nurses are well positioned to assess parenting stress and marital quality and to provide support to families during the early stages of parenthood...
  17. ncbi request reprint Parenting and childhood behavior problems: mothers' and fathers' voices
    Karen M Benzies
    University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 25:9-24. 2004
    ..Data suggest a need for timely mental health services to assist parents with managing their child's behaviors within the context of the family's situation...
  18. ncbi request reprint Symbolic interactionism as a theoretical perspective for multiple method research
    K M Benzies
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Adv Nurs 33:541-7. 2001
    ..Underlying symbolic interactionism is the major assumption that individuals act on the basis of the meaning that things have for them...
  19. doi request reprint Accentuate the positive to mitigate the negative: mother psychological coping resources and family adjustment in childhood disability
    Barry Trute
    Faculty of Social Work, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, T2N 1N4, Canada
    J Intellect Dev Disabil 35:36-43. 2010
    ....
  20. pmc A comparison between late preterm and term infants on breastfeeding and maternal mental health
    Sheila W McDonald
    Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Matern Child Health J 17:1468-77. 2013
    ..07; 95 % CI = 1.08,3.98), but not for depression, stress, or low parenting morale. LP infants and their families are a vulnerable population with unique developmental trajectories. Further longitudinal research is required. ..
  21. pmc The All Our Babies pregnancy cohort: design, methods, and participant characteristics
    Sheila W McDonald
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:S2. 2013
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing childbearing decisions and knowledge of perinatal risks among Canadian men and women
    Suzanne Tough
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Room C4 301, 2888 Shaganappi Trail NW, Calgary, AB, T3B 6A8, Canada
    Matern Child Health J 11:189-98. 2007
    ..Little is known about men's and women's understanding of the maternal age related risks to pregnancy...
  23. ncbi request reprint What do women know about the risks of delayed childbearing?
    Suzanne Tough
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB
    Can J Public Health 97:330-4. 2006
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Child guardianship in a Canadian home visitation program for women who use substances in the perinatal period
    Rosanne M T Mills
    Decision Support Research Team, Calgary Health Region, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Can J Clin Pharmacol 16:e126-39. 2009
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Immediate and sustained effects of parenting on physical aggression in Canadian children aged 6 years and younger
    Karen Benzies
    Associate Professor, Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
    Can J Psychiatry 54:55-64. 2009
    ..To determine whether the effects of factors associated with the development of childhood (aged 6 years or younger) physical aggression were immediate (cross-sectional), sustained (longitudinal), or both...
  26. ncbi request reprint Women's satisfaction with their involvement in health care decisions during a high-risk pregnancy
    Margaret J Harrison
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Birth 30:109-15. 2003
    ..Increasingly, women seek involvement in decisions about their health care. The purpose of this study was to examine women's experience of, and satisfaction with, their involvement in health care decisions during a high-risk pregnancy...