Noosha Niv

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The MIRECC version of the Global Assessment of Functioning scale: reliability and validity
    Noosha Niv
    Veterans Affairs Desert Pacific Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, West Los Angeles VA, 11301 Wilshire Blvd 210A, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:529-35. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint The role of substance use in families' attributions and affective reactions to their relative with severe mental illness
    Noosha Niv
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90025, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:307-14. 2007
  3. pmc Impact of court-mandated substance abuse treatment on clinical decision making
    Noosha Niv
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 36:505-16. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Asian Americans in community-based substance abuse treatment: service needs, utilization, and outcomes
    Noosha Niv
    Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 33:313-9. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint The validity of using patient self-report to assess psychotic symptoms in schizophrenia
    Noosha Niv
    VA Desert Pacific Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center, West Los Angeles VA, MIRECC, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Schizophr Res 90:245-50. 2007
  6. pmc Racial and ethnic differences in substance abuse service needs, utilization, and outcomes in California
    Noosha Niv
    Department of Veterans Affairs Desert Pacific Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Long Beach, CA 90822, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:1350-6. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Women-only and mixed-gender drug abuse treatment programs: service needs, utilization and outcomes
    Noosha Niv
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 87:194-201. 2007
  8. pmc The use of herbal medications and dietary supplements by people with mental illness
    Noosha Niv
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Desert Pacific Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Community Ment Health J 46:563-9. 2010
  9. pmc Clinical and subthreshold panic disorder
    Alexander Bystritsky
    The Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095 8346, USA
    Depress Anxiety 27:381-9. 2010
  10. pmc The appropriateness of routine medication treatment for schizophrenia
    Alexander S Young
    Department of Veterans Affairs Desert Pacific Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Schizophr Bull 36:732-9. 2010

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint The MIRECC version of the Global Assessment of Functioning scale: reliability and validity
    Noosha Niv
    Veterans Affairs Desert Pacific Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, West Los Angeles VA, 11301 Wilshire Blvd 210A, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:529-35. 2007
    ..The MIRECC GAF measures occupational functioning, social functioning, and symptom severity on three subscales...
  2. ncbi request reprint The role of substance use in families' attributions and affective reactions to their relative with severe mental illness
    Noosha Niv
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90025, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:307-14. 2007
    ..Furthermore, judgments of responsibility were positively related to negative affect and inversely related to positive affect...
  3. pmc Impact of court-mandated substance abuse treatment on clinical decision making
    Noosha Niv
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 36:505-16. 2009
    ..The findings indicate that alternate strategies for determining treatment placement and continuing care should be developed...
  4. ncbi request reprint Asian Americans in community-based substance abuse treatment: service needs, utilization, and outcomes
    Noosha Niv
    Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 33:313-9. 2007
    ..AAPI also received fewer total services within their treatment program. Treatment outcomes were similar between the two groups, with one exception: AAPI demonstrated better alcohol outcomes than those in the comparison group...
  5. ncbi request reprint The validity of using patient self-report to assess psychotic symptoms in schizophrenia
    Noosha Niv
    VA Desert Pacific Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center, West Los Angeles VA, MIRECC, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Schizophr Res 90:245-50. 2007
    ..5 to best detect moderate or greater psychosis, and a cutoff score of 1.0 to best detect severe or extremely severe psychosis. The BASIS-R has potential as an assessment tool and screening instrument in schizophrenia...
  6. pmc Racial and ethnic differences in substance abuse service needs, utilization, and outcomes in California
    Noosha Niv
    Department of Veterans Affairs Desert Pacific Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Long Beach, CA 90822, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:1350-6. 2009
    ..This study examined differences in service needs and treatment utilization, retention, and outcomes between African-American, Hispanic, and white substance abusers in community-based treatment programs...
  7. ncbi request reprint Women-only and mixed-gender drug abuse treatment programs: service needs, utilization and outcomes
    Noosha Niv
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 87:194-201. 2007
    ..This prospective longitudinal study examined service needs, utilization and outcomes for 189 women in women-only (WO) programs and 871 women in mixed-gender (MG) programs...
  8. pmc The use of herbal medications and dietary supplements by people with mental illness
    Noosha Niv
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Desert Pacific Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Community Ment Health J 46:563-9. 2010
    ..The use of HMDS warrants particular attention in persons with perceived mental health problems as these individuals may be turning to HMDS use for treatment of their symptoms...
  9. pmc Clinical and subthreshold panic disorder
    Alexander Bystritsky
    The Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095 8346, USA
    Depress Anxiety 27:381-9. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to add to the accumulating evidence of significant comorbidity and disability associated with subthreshold PD...
  10. pmc The appropriateness of routine medication treatment for schizophrenia
    Alexander S Young
    Department of Veterans Affairs Desert Pacific Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Schizophr Bull 36:732-9. 2010
    ..Given that most prescriptions are now for second-generation medications, this study describes current clinical problems and the appropriateness of treatment in routine practice...
  11. pmc Perceptions of need and help received for substance dependence in a national probability survey
    Christine E Grella
    University of California Los Angeles UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, 1640 S Sepulveda Blvd, Suite 200, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:1068-74. 2009
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  12. pmc Routine outcomes monitoring to support improving care for schizophrenia: report from the VA Mental Health QUERI
    Alexander S Young
    VA Desert Pacific Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center MIRECC, West Los Angeles VA, 11301 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Community Ment Health J 47:123-35. 2011
    ..There are validated instruments and assessment strategies that are feasible for quality improvement in routine practice...
  13. pmc Gender and comorbidity among individuals with opioid use disorders in the NESARC study
    Christine E Grella
    UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90025 7535, USA
    Addict Behav 34:498-504. 2009
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  14. ncbi request reprint Pharmacological treatment of schizophrenia and co-occurring substance use disorders
    David A Smelson
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Edith Nourse Rogers VA Hospital, Bedford, Massachusetts, USA
    CNS Drugs 22:903-16. 2008
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  15. ncbi request reprint Pregnant women in women-only and mixed-gender substance abuse treatment programs: a comparison of client characteristics and program services
    Yih Ing Hser
    UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 33:431-42. 2006
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  16. ncbi request reprint Do substance type and diagnosis make a difference? A study of remission from alcohol- versus drug-use disorders using the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions
    Mitchell P Karno
    University of California, Los Angeles, Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, 11075 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite 200, Los Angeles, California 90025, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 69:491-5. 2008
    ..This study examined rates of remission from substance-use disorders based on type of disorder (abuse vs dependence), type of substance (alcohol vs other drug), and polysubstance involvement (alcohol or drug vs alcohol and drug)...
  17. ncbi request reprint New challenges in family interventions for schizophrenia
    Shirley M Glynn
    Semel Institute of Neuroscience and Human Behavior, UCLA, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System at West Los Angeles, B151J, 11301 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Expert Rev Neurother 7:33-43. 2007
    ..The benefits of participation in family-organized, nonprofessional support and education programs are then described. Finally, three issues meriting further study are outlined...
  18. pmc Drug treatment service utilization and outcomes for Hispanic and white methamphetamine abusers
    Noosha Niv
    UCLA Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, 1640 S Sepulveda Blvd, Suite 200, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    Health Serv Res 41:1242-57. 2006
    ..To examine differences in drug treatment service needs, utilization, satisfaction, and outcomes between Hispanic and white methamphetamine (meth) abusers...
  19. pmc The potential impact of the recovery movement on family interventions for schizophrenia: opportunities and obstacles
    Shirley M Glynn
    Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System at West Los Angeles, California, USA
    Schizophr Bull 32:451-63. 2006
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