Laurel A Copeland

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Racial disparity in the use of atypical antipsychotic medications among veterans
    Laurel A Copeland
    VA Health Services Research and Development Field Office, Ann Arbor, Mich, 48113 0170, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 160:1817-22. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Poor antipsychotic adherence among patients with schizophrenia: medication and patient factors
    Marcia Valenstein
    Health Services Research and Development HSRandD, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48113 0170, USA
    Schizophr Bull 30:255-64. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Impact of an educational video on patient decision making in early breast cancer treatment
    Edwin G Wilkins
    Section of Plastic Surgery, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Med Decis Making 26:589-98. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Nurse practitioners' and physicians' views of NPs as providers of primary care to veterans
    Carol E Fletcher
    VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI 48113 0170, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 39:358-62. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Nurse practitioners as primary care providers within the VA
    Carol E Fletcher
    VA Ann Arbor Medical Center, 2215 Fuller Road 127, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, USA
    Mil Med 176:791-7. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Determinants of complementary and alternative medicine use by patients with bipolar disorder
    Amy M Kilbourne
    University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Psychopharmacol Bull 40:104-15. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Health care utilization by older alcohol-using veterans: effects of a brief intervention to reduce at-risk drinking
    Laurel A Copeland
    VA Medical Center, Health Services Research and Development, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48113 0170, USA
    Health Educ Behav 30:305-21. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Pharmacy data identify poorly adherent patients with schizophrenia at increased risk for admission
    Marcia Valenstein
    From the Department of Veterans Affairs, Serious Mental Illness Treatment, Research, and Evaluation Center SMITREC, Health Services Research and Development HSR and D Center for Excellence, Ann Arbor, MI 48113 0170, USA
    Med Care 40:630-9. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint An intervention for VA patients with congestive heart failure
    Laurel A Copeland
    VERDICT Research Center, Department of Veterans Affairs, South Texas Veterans Health Care System, San Antonio, TX 78229 4404, USA
    Am J Manag Care 16:158-65. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint VHA Corporate Data Warehouse height and weight data: opportunities and challenges for health services research
    Polly Hitchcock Noel
    Department of Veterans Affairs VA, South Texas Veterans Health Care System, 7400 Merton Minter Blvd 11C6, San Antonio, TX 78229 4404, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 47:739-50. 2010

Detail Information

Publications35

  1. ncbi request reprint Racial disparity in the use of atypical antipsychotic medications among veterans
    Laurel A Copeland
    VA Health Services Research and Development Field Office, Ann Arbor, Mich, 48113 0170, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 160:1817-22. 2003
    ..This study assessed the current state of antipsychotic prescription practices regarding race among veterans receiving care through the Department of Veterans Affairs...
  2. ncbi request reprint Poor antipsychotic adherence among patients with schizophrenia: medication and patient factors
    Marcia Valenstein
    Health Services Research and Development HSRandD, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48113 0170, USA
    Schizophr Bull 30:255-64. 2004
    ..African-Americans and younger patients are particularly at risk. Unfortunately, atypical antipsychotics may not be associated with substantial improvements in adherence. More intensive interventions are likely needed...
  3. ncbi request reprint Impact of an educational video on patient decision making in early breast cancer treatment
    Edwin G Wilkins
    Section of Plastic Surgery, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Med Decis Making 26:589-98. 2006
    ..Eventhough enthusiasm for SDM programs remains high among some patients and providers, this study found only modest benefits...
  4. ncbi request reprint Nurse practitioners' and physicians' views of NPs as providers of primary care to veterans
    Carol E Fletcher
    VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI 48113 0170, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 39:358-62. 2007
    ..To describe NPs' and MDs' perceptions of the role of NPs, the degree of collegiality between professions, and NPs' feeling of acceptance, three relationship components that may affect the acceptance of NPs as providers of primary care...
  5. ncbi request reprint Nurse practitioners as primary care providers within the VA
    Carol E Fletcher
    VA Ann Arbor Medical Center, 2215 Fuller Road 127, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, USA
    Mil Med 176:791-7. 2011
    ..To successfully integrate NPs into the primary care environment, health systems need to pay increased attention to differences in role perceptions among primary care providers...
  6. ncbi request reprint Determinants of complementary and alternative medicine use by patients with bipolar disorder
    Amy M Kilbourne
    University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Psychopharmacol Bull 40:104-15. 2007
    ..We determined the prevalence and correlates of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use among patients with bipolar disorder...
  7. ncbi request reprint Health care utilization by older alcohol-using veterans: effects of a brief intervention to reduce at-risk drinking
    Laurel A Copeland
    VA Medical Center, Health Services Research and Development, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48113 0170, USA
    Health Educ Behav 30:305-21. 2003
    ..A cost-effective brief intervention to reduce drinking may spur increased efforts to seek health care. Early detection and management of alcohol-related or other illnesses might be expected to accrue savings in later years...
  8. ncbi request reprint Pharmacy data identify poorly adherent patients with schizophrenia at increased risk for admission
    Marcia Valenstein
    From the Department of Veterans Affairs, Serious Mental Illness Treatment, Research, and Evaluation Center SMITREC, Health Services Research and Development HSR and D Center for Excellence, Ann Arbor, MI 48113 0170, USA
    Med Care 40:630-9. 2002
    ..Health care organizations may be able to use pharmacy data to identify patients with schizophrenia and poor antipsychotic adherence...
  9. ncbi request reprint An intervention for VA patients with congestive heart failure
    Laurel A Copeland
    VERDICT Research Center, Department of Veterans Affairs, South Texas Veterans Health Care System, San Antonio, TX 78229 4404, USA
    Am J Manag Care 16:158-65. 2010
    ..To assess the effect of a telephone intervention to improve quality of life among patients with congestive heart failure (CHF)...
  10. ncbi request reprint VHA Corporate Data Warehouse height and weight data: opportunities and challenges for health services research
    Polly Hitchcock Noel
    Department of Veterans Affairs VA, South Texas Veterans Health Care System, 7400 Merton Minter Blvd 11C6, San Antonio, TX 78229 4404, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 47:739-50. 2010
    ..Researchers should assess the reliability of data contained within any source and apply strategies to minimize the impact of data errors appropriate to their study population...
  11. doi request reprint Treatment adherence and illness insight in veterans with bipolar disorder
    Laurel A Copeland
    South Texas Veterans Health Care System, VERDICT, 7400 Merton Minter 11c6, San Antonio, TX 78229 4404, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 196:16-21. 2008
    ..Odds of poor adherence increased for women, African Americans, mania, and hazardous drinking. The association of mutable factors-hazardous drinking, manic symptoms, and insight-could represent an opportunity to improve adherence...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effect of smoking, alcohol, and depression on the quality of life of head and neck cancer patients
    Sonia A Duffy
    Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 24:140-7. 2002
    ..While smoking, alcohol intake and depression may be episodically treated, standardized protocols and aggressive intervention strategies for systematically addressing these highly prevalent disorders are needed in this population...
  13. pmc Suicide-related behaviors in older patients with new anti-epileptic drug use: data from the VA hospital system
    Anne C Vancott
    VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Neurology Division, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    BMC Med 8:4. 2010
    ..We examined the relationship between suicide-related behaviors and different AEDs in older veterans receiving new AED monotherapy from the Veterans Health Administration (VA), controlling for potential confounders...
  14. ncbi request reprint New-onset type-2 diabetes associated with atypical antipsychotic medications
    Michael T Lambert
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas UTSWMS, Department of Psychiatry, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX 75235 9070, and North Texas Veterans Health Care System, USA
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 30:919-23. 2006
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Cigarettes, alcohol, and depression: characterizing head and neck cancer survivors in two systems of care
    Michael T Lambert
    North Texas Veterans Health Care System, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 7:233-41. 2005
    ..Head and neck cancer patients benefit from aggressive smoking cessation efforts by the VA, but many patients need specialized services that integrate smoking interventions with treatment of comorbid alcoholism...
  16. pmc Likelihood of home death associated with local rates of home birth: influence of local area healthcare preferences on site of death
    Maria J Silveira
    VA Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1243-8. 2006
    ..We tested whether local cultural and social values regarding the use of health care are associated with the likelihood of home death, using variation in local rates of home births as a proxy for geographic variation in these values...
  17. ncbi request reprint Health care costs of seriously mentally ill patients enrolled in enhanced treatment
    Andrea M Hegedus
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 72:331-40. 2002
    ..Adjusted costs fell from $32,000-$55,000 (for the 1st year) to $20,000-$36,000 (for the 4th year). Costs were associated positively with schizophrenia, living in the Northeast region of the United States, and poorer baseline functioning...
  18. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic drug and cardiovascular disease risk monitoring in patients with bipolar disorder
    Amy M Kilbourne
    VA Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Affect Disord 102:145-51. 2007
    ..We assessed whether patients with bipolar disorder received serum drug level and toxicity monitoring for mood stabilizers and assessment of cardiovascular disease (CVD)-related risk factors attributed to atypical antipsychotic medications...
  19. ncbi request reprint Veterans' health and access to care in the year after September 11, 2001
    Laurel A Copeland
    VA Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Mil Med 170:602-6. 2005
    ..The goal was to explore veterans' perceptions of their health care in the year after September 11, 2001...
  20. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic classifications and resource utilization of decedents served by the Department of Veterans Affairs
    Sonia A Duffy
    VA Center for Clinical Management Research, Health Services Research and Development, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48113 0170, USA
    J Palliat Med 10:1137-45. 2007
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  21. ncbi request reprint Patient-physician concordance: preferences, perceptions, and factors influencing the breast cancer surgical decision
    Nancy K Janz
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, 1420 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    J Clin Oncol 22:3091-8. 2004
    ..The impact of demographic and psychosocial characteristics on patients' decisional role was also examined...
  22. ncbi request reprint Safety of outpatient dalteparin therapy in veterans with mechanical heart valves
    Jessica L O'Neill
    Department of Pharmacy, Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 25:1560-5. 2005
    ....
  23. doi request reprint Cancer rates, medical comorbidities, and treatment modalities in the oldest patients
    John E Zeber
    Department of Veterans Affairs, South Texas Veterans Health Care System Verdict, HSR and D, San Antonio, TX 78229 4404, USA
    Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 67:237-42. 2008
    ..As we reconcile definitions of 'elderly' with appropriate treatment options, compassionate care requires identifying geriatric oncology guidelines that improve survival and quality of life...
  24. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary disease among inpatient decedents: Impact of schizophrenia
    Laurel A Copeland
    South Texas Veterans Health Care System VERDICT HSR and D, 7400 Merton Minter 11c6, San Antonio, Texas 78229 4404, United States
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 31:720-6. 2007
    ..Determine the risk associated with schizophrenia for common pulmonary illness (pneumonia and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD)) during the last year of life...
  25. ncbi request reprint The impact of epilepsy on health status among younger and older adults
    Mary Jo V Pugh
    Veterans Affairs HSR and D, South Texas Veterans Health Care System Verdict, San Antonio, Texas 78229 4404, USA
    Epilepsia 46:1820-7. 2005
    ..This study examines the impact of epilepsy on patients' subjective health status in a population that includes both younger and older adults...
  26. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic alliance perceptions and medication adherence in patients with bipolar disorder
    John E Zeber
    Veterans Affairs HSR and D South Texas Veterans Health Care System VERDICT, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Department of Psychiatry, San Antonio, TX 78229 4404, United States
    J Affect Disord 107:53-62. 2008
    ..Maintaining a beneficial therapeutic alliance with providers is one important strategy for improving adherence. We examine the association between adherence and therapeutic environment perceptions among veterans with bipolar disorder...
  27. ncbi request reprint The role of comorbid psychiatric conditions in health status in epilepsy
    John E Zeber
    South Texas Veterans Health Care System HSR and D Verdict, San Antonio, TX 78229 4404, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 10:539-46. 2007
    ..Patients with epilepsy are uniquely at risk for high physical-psychiatric comorbidity profiles, with concomitant losses in perceived health status...
  28. ncbi request reprint Impact of brachytherapy on regional, racial, marital status, and age-related patterns of definitive treatment for clinically localized prostate carcinoma
    Laurel A Copeland
    Department of Psychiatry, South Texas Veterans Health Care System, Audie L Murphy Division, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    Cancer 104:1372-80. 2005
    ..Therefore, the authors evaluated the impact of permanent prostate brachytherapy on the relative rates of the use of specific prostate carcinoma treatment modalities over time...
  29. ncbi request reprint Serious mental illness, aging, and utilization patterns among veterans
    John E Zeber
    Veterans Evidence Based Research Dissemination Implementation Research Center VERDICT, Department of Veterans Affairs, South Texas Veterans Health Care System HSR and D, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Mil Med 171:619-26. 2006
    ..Careful attention to mental health utilization patterns may help policy makers and providers understand psychiatric needs in older patients...
  30. pmc Statins and outcomes in patients with pneumonia: not only healthy user bias
    Eric M Mortensen
    BMJ 333:1123-4. 2006
  31. doi request reprint Psychiatric disease burden profiles among veterans with epilepsy: the association with health services utilization
    Mary Jo V Pugh
    Veterans Evidence Based Research Dissemination Implementation Center, Health Services Research and Development Service, Department of Veterans Affairs, South Texas Veterans Healthcare System, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 59:925-8. 2008
    ..This brief report describes patterns of psychiatric comorbidities among patients with epilepsy and their relationship with health care utilization...
  32. doi request reprint Postoperative complications in the seriously mentally ill: a systematic review of the literature
    Laurel A Copeland
    Veterans Affairs HSRD South Texas Veterans Health Care System VERDICT, San Antonio, TX 78229 4404, USA
    Ann Surg 248:31-8. 2008
    ..To determine the knowledge base on clinical outcomes of surgery among persons diagnosed with serious mental illness...
  33. doi request reprint Veterans' disclosure of trauma to healthcare providers
    Ruth Q Leibowitz
    Research and Development Service, Portland VA Medical Center, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 30:100-3. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study is to gain a better understanding of patients' trauma disclosure to health professionals...
  34. ncbi request reprint Unforeseen inpatient mortality among veterans with schizophrenia
    Laurel A Copeland
    Department of Veterans Affairs, South Texas Veterans Health Care System VERDICT HSR and D, San Antonio, Texas 78229, USA
    Med Care 44:110-6. 2006
    ..We hypothesized that death among patients with schizophrenia occurs more frequently after minimal care of comorbid conditions...
  35. ncbi request reprint Impact of previous statin and angiotensin II receptor blocker use on mortality in patients hospitalized with sepsis
    Eric M Mortensen
    VERDICT Research Center, South Texas Veterans Health Care System, San Antonio, Texas 78284, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 27:1619-26. 2007
    ..To examine the effect of previous outpatient use of 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A reductase inhibitors (statins) and/or angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs) on 30-day mortality in patients hospitalized with sepsis...