Sylvia Mohr

Summary

Affiliation: University Hospital
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Delusions with religious content in patients with psychosis: how they interact with spiritual coping
    Sylvia Mohr
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Psychiatry 73:158-72. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Spirituality and religion in outpatients with schizophrenia: a multi-site comparative study of Switzerland, Canada, and the United States
    Sylvia Mohr
    Department of Mental Health and Psychiatry, University Hospitals of Geneva, Switzerland
    Int J Psychiatry Med 44:29-52. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Spirituality and religiousness as predictive factors of outcome in schizophrenia and schizo-affective disorders
    Sylvia Mohr
    University of Geneva, Division of Adult Psychiatry, 1207 Geneva, Switzerland
    Psychiatry Res 186:177-82. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint [Spirituality, religious practices and schizophrenia: relevance for the clinician]
    S Mohr
    Service de psychiatrie adulte secteur I, Departement de Psychiatrie, HUG, Geneve
    Rev Med Suisse 2:2092-4, 2096-8. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Religion and spirituality: how clinicians in quebec and geneva cope with the issue when faced with patients suffering from chronic psychosis
    Laurence Borras
    Division of Adult Psychiatry, University Hospital of Geneva and University of Geneva, Rue du 31 Décembre 36, 1207, Geneva, Switzerland
    Community Ment Health J 46:77-86. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Evolution of spirituality and religiousness in chronic schizophrenia or schizo-affective disorders: a 3-years follow-up study
    Sylvia Mohr
    Division of Adult Psychiatry, University Hospital of Geneva and University of Geneva, Rue du 31 Décembre 36, 1207, Geneva, Switzerland
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 45:1095-103. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint The assessment of spirituality and religiousness in schizophrenia
    Sylvia Mohr
    Division of Adult Psychiatry, University Hospital of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:247-53. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Effect of religion on suicide attempts in outpatients with schizophrenia or schizo-affective disorders compared with inpatients with non-psychotic disorders
    Philippe Huguelet
    Hopitaux Universitaires de Geneve, Departement de Psychiatrie, Service de Psychiatrie Adulte, Secteur 1 Eaux Vives, Rue du 31 Décembre 36, CH 1207 Geneve, Switzerland
    Eur Psychiatry 22:188-94. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Spirituality and religious practices among outpatients with schizophrenia and their clinicians
    Philippe Huguelet
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospitals of Geneva, Rue du 31 Décembre 36, 1207, Geneva, Switzerland
    Psychiatr Serv 57:366-72. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Toward an integration of spirituality and religiousness into the psychosocial dimension of schizophrenia
    Sylvia Mohr
    University Hospital of Geneva, Department of Psychiatry, Geneva, Switzerland
    Am J Psychiatry 163:1952-9. 2006

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. doi request reprint Delusions with religious content in patients with psychosis: how they interact with spiritual coping
    Sylvia Mohr
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Psychiatry 73:158-72. 2010
    ..In treating patients with such symptoms, clinicians should go beyond the label of "religious delusion," likely to involve stigmatization, by considering how delusions interact with patients' clinical and psychosocial context...
  2. ncbi request reprint Spirituality and religion in outpatients with schizophrenia: a multi-site comparative study of Switzerland, Canada, and the United States
    Sylvia Mohr
    Department of Mental Health and Psychiatry, University Hospitals of Geneva, Switzerland
    Int J Psychiatry Med 44:29-52. 2012
    ..To assess the importance of spirituality and religious coping among outpatients with a DSM-IV diagnosis of schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder living in three countries...
  3. doi request reprint Spirituality and religiousness as predictive factors of outcome in schizophrenia and schizo-affective disorders
    Sylvia Mohr
    University of Geneva, Division of Adult Psychiatry, 1207 Geneva, Switzerland
    Psychiatry Res 186:177-82. 2011
    ..In some cases, however, spirituality and religiousness are a source of suffering. Helpful vs. harmful spiritual/religious coping appears to be of clinical significance...
  4. ncbi request reprint [Spirituality, religious practices and schizophrenia: relevance for the clinician]
    S Mohr
    Service de psychiatrie adulte secteur I, Departement de Psychiatrie, HUG, Geneve
    Rev Med Suisse 2:2092-4, 2096-8. 2006
    ..It proved its applicability to a broad diversity of religious beliefs, even pathological ones. Inter-judge reliability and construct validity were high and specific training is not required...
  5. doi request reprint Religion and spirituality: how clinicians in quebec and geneva cope with the issue when faced with patients suffering from chronic psychosis
    Laurence Borras
    Division of Adult Psychiatry, University Hospital of Geneva and University of Geneva, Rue du 31 Décembre 36, 1207, Geneva, Switzerland
    Community Ment Health J 46:77-86. 2010
    ..Many clinicians were unaware of their patients' religious involvement, even if they reported feeling comfortable with the issue. Both areas displayed strikingly similar results, which supports their generalization...
  6. doi request reprint Evolution of spirituality and religiousness in chronic schizophrenia or schizo-affective disorders: a 3-years follow-up study
    Sylvia Mohr
    Division of Adult Psychiatry, University Hospital of Geneva and University of Geneva, Rue du 31 Décembre 36, 1207, Geneva, Switzerland
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 45:1095-103. 2010
    ..Religion may also be a source of suffering. In this context, this research explores whether religion remains stable over time...
  7. ncbi request reprint The assessment of spirituality and religiousness in schizophrenia
    Sylvia Mohr
    Division of Adult Psychiatry, University Hospital of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:247-53. 2007
    ..Our clinical grid is suitable for this purpose. It proved its applicability to a broad diversity of religious beliefs, even pathological ones. Interjudge reliability and construct validity were high and specific training is not required...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effect of religion on suicide attempts in outpatients with schizophrenia or schizo-affective disorders compared with inpatients with non-psychotic disorders
    Philippe Huguelet
    Hopitaux Universitaires de Geneve, Departement de Psychiatrie, Service de Psychiatrie Adulte, Secteur 1 Eaux Vives, Rue du 31 Décembre 36, CH 1207 Geneve, Switzerland
    Eur Psychiatry 22:188-94. 2007
    ..Interventions aiming to lower the number of suicide attempts in patients with schizophrenia should take these data into account...
  9. ncbi request reprint Spirituality and religious practices among outpatients with schizophrenia and their clinicians
    Philippe Huguelet
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospitals of Geneva, Rue du 31 Décembre 36, 1207, Geneva, Switzerland
    Psychiatr Serv 57:366-72. 2006
    ..This study examined the spirituality and religious practices of outpatients with schizophrenia compared with their clinicians. Clinicians' knowledge of patients' religious involvement and spirituality was investigated...
  10. ncbi request reprint Toward an integration of spirituality and religiousness into the psychosocial dimension of schizophrenia
    Sylvia Mohr
    University Hospital of Geneva, Department of Psychiatry, Geneva, Switzerland
    Am J Psychiatry 163:1952-9. 2006
    ..This study aimed to assess the role of religion as a mediating variable in the process of coping with psychotic illness...
  11. doi request reprint Influence of spirituality and religiousness on substance misuse in patients with schizophrenia or schizo-affective disorder
    Philippe Huguelet
    Departement de Psychiatrie, Hopitaux Universitaires de Geneve, Geneve, Switzerland
    Subst Use Misuse 44:502-13. 2009
    ..It played a negative role in 3% of cases. Religion may play a role in the recovery of schizophrenia patients with substance misuse comorbidity...
  12. doi request reprint Influence of spirituality and religiousness on smoking among patients with schizophrenia or schizo-affective disorder in Switzerland
    Laurence Borras
    University Hospital of Geneva, Department of Psychiatry, Division of Adult Psychiatry, Geneva, Switzerland
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 54:539-49. 2008
    ..The rates of cigarette smoking among patients with schizophrenia are two to four times the rates observed in the community. Spirituality and religiousness have been shown to be associated with lower smoking rates in the general population...
  13. doi request reprint A randomized trial of spiritual assessment of outpatients with schizophrenia: patients' and clinicians' experience
    Philippe Huguelet
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospitals of Geneva and University of Geneva, 36 Rue de 31 Décembre, Geneva 1207, Switzerland
    Psychiatr Serv 62:79-86. 2011
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  14. ncbi request reprint [Income and expenses of patients with chronic psychosis]
    Philippe Huguelet
    Departement de Psychiatrie, HUG, Geneve
    Rev Med Suisse 3:2085-9. 2007
    ..However, patients should be helped to use their discretionary money in ways more prone to help recovery...
  15. ncbi request reprint The relationship between schizophrenia and religion and its implications for care
    Sylvia Mohr
    Hopitaux Universitaires de Geneve, Departement de Psychiatrie, Geneve
    Swiss Med Wkly 134:369-76. 2004
    ..In the treatment of these patients, it appears useful to tolerate diversity, to respect others beliefs, to ban proselytism and to have a good knowledge of one's own spiritual identity...
  16. doi request reprint A thematic analysis of delusion with religious contents in schizophrenia: open, closed, and mixed dynamics
    Isabelle Rieben
    Faculty of Theology, Lausanne University, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Nerv Ment Dis 201:665-73. 2013
    ..These analyses may help to identify psychological functions of delusions with religious content and, therefore, to better conceptualize interventions when dealing with it in psychotherapy. ..
  17. ncbi request reprint Patients with schizophrenia and their finances: how they spend their money
    Laurence Borras
    Division of Adult Psychiatry, Dept of Psychiatry, University Hospital of Geneva, 36, rue du 31 Décembre, 1207, Geneva, Switzerland
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:977-83. 2007
    ..However, the ability to budget is a predictive factor in rehabilitation. An assessment of financial management skills could make it possible to develop more appropriate psycho-social assistance...
  18. ncbi request reprint [Prevalence and characteristics of neuroleptic association in a patient cohort with psychotic disorders]
    Philippe Huguelet
    Médecin adjoint agrégé responsable de secteur, Service de Psychiatrie Adulte, Departement de Psychiatrie, Hopitaux Universitaires de Geneve
    Can J Psychiatry 51:774-82. 2006
    ..Therefore, it is especially important to determine the scope of this practice and to better understand the characteristics of affected patients to identify which associations to study first...
  19. doi request reprint Increasing self-esteem: efficacy of a group intervention for individuals with severe mental disorders
    L Borras
    University Hospitals of Geneva, Department of Psychiatry, Division of Adult Psychiatry, Secteur 1 Eaux Vives, Rue du XXXI Décembre 36, 1207 Geneva, Switzerland
    Eur Psychiatry 24:307-16. 2009
    ..This study aimed at assessing the efficacy of a self-esteem enhancement program for individuals with severe mental illness and at analyzing the results in their European context...
  20. doi request reprint Religious explanatory models in patients with psychosis: a three-year follow-up study
    P Huguelet
    Division of Adult Psychiatry, University Hospital of Geneva and University of Geneva, Rue du 31 Décembre 36, Geneva, Switzerland
    Psychopathology 43:230-9. 2010
    ....
  21. pmc Religious beliefs in schizophrenia: their relevance for adherence to treatment
    L Borras
    Schizophr Bull 33:1238-46. 2007
    ..This dimension should be on the agenda of psychiatrists working with patients with schizophrenia...
  22. ncbi request reprint Stages of change in smokers with schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder and in the general population
    Manuela Etter
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Geneva, CMU, Case Postale, CH 1211 Geneva 4, Switzerland
    Schizophr Bull 30:459-68. 2004
    ..22%, p = 0.3). These results suggest that a substantial minority of smokers with schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder are motivated to quit smoking, try to quit, and succeed in quitting...
  23. doi request reprint The relationship between addiction and religion and its possible implication for care
    Laurence Borras
    University Hospital of Geneva and University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Subst Use Misuse 45:2357-410. 2010
    ..Types of investigation and integration of this dimension in an eventual therapeutic process strictly respecting the needs and specificities of each one will be discussed...
  24. ncbi request reprint Dysexecutive syndrome and social adjustment in schizophrenia
    Andor E Simon
    University Hospital of Geneva, Department of Psychiatry, Adult Psychiatric Clinic, 2 Chemin du Petit Bel Air, 1225 Chêne Bourg Geneva, Switzerland
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 37:340-6. 2003
    ..Clear knowledge of executive functions and of their impact on social adjustment in patients with schizophrenia may play a decisive role in preparing and structuring appropriate outpatient care...
  25. ncbi request reprint Factors and motives associated with drop-out in an ambulatory service for patients with psychotic disorders
    M Fuciec
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Eur Psychiatry 18:193-5. 2003
    ..Only 9% of the psychotic patients dropped out, whose motives were non-compliance with medication and unawareness of illness, and the associated factors were comorbidity of substance abuse, social isolation and male gender...
  26. doi request reprint Effectiveness of a brief group cognitive behavioral therapy for auditory verbal hallucinations: a 6-month follow-up study
    Adriano Zanello
    Department of Mental Health and Psychiatry, University Hospitals of Geneva, Chene Bourg, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Nerv Ment Dis 202:144-53. 2014
    ..Altogether, these findings suggest that a brief intervention has some positive benefits in patients struggling with voices, which remain stable over time. ..
  27. ncbi request reprint [Validation of the French Version of the Life Skills Profile with people suffering of schizophrenia]
    S Mohr
    Hopitaux Universitaires de Geneve, Departement de Psychiatrie, Geneve, Suisse
    Encephale 30:343-51. 2004
    ..The long version (39 items) is recommended for therapeutic interventions with a person and the short one (20 items) for large scale studies on outcome in community...
  28. ncbi request reprint Is executive function associated with symptom severity in schizophrenia?
    A E Simon MD
    University Hospital of Geneva, Department of Psychiatry, Adult Psychiatric Clinic 2, chemin du Petit Bel Air, 1225 Chene Bourg, Geneva, Switzerland
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 253:216-8. 2003
    ..Our results support previous findings of differential relationships between impaired executive functions and symptom level...