J W Swanson

Summary

Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Use of the criminal justice system to leverage mental health treatment: effects on treatment adherence and satisfaction
    Allison D Redlich
    Policy Research Associates, Inc, 345 Delaware Avenue, Delmar, NY 12054
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 34:292-9. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Explaining rare acts of violence: the limits of evidence from population research
    Jeffrey W Swanson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 62:1369-71. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Costs of criminal justice involvement among persons with serious mental illness in connecticut
    Jeffrey W Swanson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine, DUMC 3071, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 64:630-7. 2013
  4. pmc Time to discontinuation of atypical versus typical antipsychotics in the naturalistic treatment of schizophrenia
    Haya Ascher-Svanum
    Lilly Research Laboratories, Eli Lilly and Company, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    BMC Psychiatry 6:8. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of atypical antipsychotics for substance use in schizophrenia patients
    Jeffrey Swanson
    Duke University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, United States
    Schizophr Res 94:114-8. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Effects of involuntary outpatient commitment on subjective quality of life in persons with severe mental illness
    Jeffrey W Swanson
    Duke University Medical Center, Box 3071, Brightleaf Square Suite 23 A, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Behav Sci Law 21:473-91. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of atypical antipsychotic medications in reducing violent behavior among persons with schizophrenia in community-based treatment
    Jeffrey W Swanson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Schizophr Bull 30:3-20. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Reducing violence risk in persons with schizophrenia: olanzapine versus risperidone
    Jeffrey W Swanson
    Services Effectiveness Research Program, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 65:1666-73. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint A national study of violent behavior in persons with schizophrenia
    Jeffrey W Swanson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 63:490-9. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Violence and leveraged community treatment for persons with mental disorders
    Jeffrey W Swanson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, DUMC Box 3071, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 163:1404-11. 2006

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Publications70

  1. ncbi request reprint Use of the criminal justice system to leverage mental health treatment: effects on treatment adherence and satisfaction
    Allison D Redlich
    Policy Research Associates, Inc, 345 Delaware Avenue, Delmar, NY 12054
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 34:292-9. 2006
    ..However, leverage experience was not associated with treatment compliance and satisfaction, or perceptions of coercion and mandate efficacy, particularly when demographic characteristics were considered...
  2. doi request reprint Explaining rare acts of violence: the limits of evidence from population research
    Jeffrey W Swanson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 62:1369-71. 2011
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Costs of criminal justice involvement among persons with serious mental illness in connecticut
    Jeffrey W Swanson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine, DUMC 3071, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 64:630-7. 2013
    ..Costs were examined from the perspective of state agencies providing mental health, substance abuse, and criminal justice services...
  4. pmc Time to discontinuation of atypical versus typical antipsychotics in the naturalistic treatment of schizophrenia
    Haya Ascher-Svanum
    Lilly Research Laboratories, Eli Lilly and Company, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    BMC Psychiatry 6:8. 2006
    ..This naturalistic study compares atypical and typical antipsychotics on time to all-cause medication discontinuation, a recognized index of medication effectiveness in the treatment of schizophrenia...
  5. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of atypical antipsychotics for substance use in schizophrenia patients
    Jeffrey Swanson
    Duke University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, United States
    Schizophr Res 94:114-8. 2007
    ..This study examined the influence of medication class (atypical antipsychotic, typical antipsychotic and no medication) and compliance on substance use outcomes for schizophrenia patients in the community...
  6. ncbi request reprint Effects of involuntary outpatient commitment on subjective quality of life in persons with severe mental illness
    Jeffrey W Swanson
    Duke University Medical Center, Box 3071, Brightleaf Square Suite 23 A, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Behav Sci Law 21:473-91. 2003
    ..Involuntary outpatient commitment, when sustained over time, indirectly exerts a positive effect on subjective quality of life for persons with SMI, at least in part by improving treatment adherence and lowering symptomatology...
  7. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of atypical antipsychotic medications in reducing violent behavior among persons with schizophrenia in community-based treatment
    Jeffrey W Swanson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Schizophr Bull 30:3-20. 2004
    ..Treatment with atypical antipsychotic medications should be considered as an important component of violence risk management for schizophrenia patients at risk for violent behavior...
  8. ncbi request reprint Reducing violence risk in persons with schizophrenia: olanzapine versus risperidone
    Jeffrey W Swanson
    Services Effectiveness Research Program, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 65:1666-73. 2004
    ..This study prospectively examined the effectiveness of treatment with olanzapine versus risperidone in reducing violent behavior among patients with schizophrenia under "usual care" conditions in the community...
  9. ncbi request reprint A national study of violent behavior in persons with schizophrenia
    Jeffrey W Swanson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 63:490-9. 2006
    ..Violent behavior is uncommon, yet problematic, among schizophrenia patients. The complex effects of clinical, interpersonal, and social-environmental risk factors for violence in this population are poorly understood...
  10. ncbi request reprint Violence and leveraged community treatment for persons with mental disorders
    Jeffrey W Swanson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, DUMC Box 3071, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 163:1404-11. 2006
    ....
  11. pmc Facilitated psychiatric advance directives: a randomized trial of an intervention to foster advance treatment planning among persons with severe mental illness
    Jeffrey W Swanson
    Services Effectiveness Research Program, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 163:1943-51. 2006
    ..Studies show a high potential demand for psychiatric advance directives but low completion rates. The authors conducted a randomized study of a structured, manualized intervention to facilitate completion of psychiatric advance directives...
  12. ncbi request reprint Superseding psychiatric advance directives: ethical and legal considerations
    Jeffrey W Swanson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3071, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 34:385-94. 2006
    ..We discuss philosophical-ethical and legal issues surrounding overriding PADs and offer analysis of the possible future of legal cases in which the question of overriding PADs and fiscal concerns may collide...
  13. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric advance directives among public mental health consumers in five U.S. cities: prevalence, demand, and correlates
    Jeffrey Swanson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3071, Brightleaf Square Suite 23 A, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 34:43-57. 2006
    ..Actual completion of PADs was more likely among participants with higher insight, those reporting leverage by a representative payee, and those who felt external pressure to keep outpatient appointments for mental health treatment...
  14. doi request reprint Preventing the unpredicted: managing violence risk in mental health care
    Jeffrey W Swanson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine, DUMC 3071, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 59:191-3. 2008
    ..Optimizing treatment for all patients will help prevent violence by the few who pose a risk of violence, even when such patients are not identified in advance...
  15. ncbi request reprint Overriding psychiatric advance directives: factors associated with psychiatrists' decisions to preempt patients' advance refusal of hospitalization and medication
    Jeffrey W Swanson
    Services Effectiveness Research Program, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3071, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Law Hum Behav 31:77-90. 2007
    ..PAD override was less likely among participants who believed that involuntary treatment is largely unnecessary in a high-quality mental health system...
  16. pmc Comparison of antipsychotic medication effects on reducing violence in people with schizophrenia
    Jeffrey W Swanson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine, 905 West Main Street, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Br J Psychiatry 193:37-43. 2008
    ..Violence is an uncommon but significant problem associated with schizophrenia...
  17. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric advance directives: an alternative to coercive treatment?
    J W Swanson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Psychiatry 63:160-72. 2000
    ..This article further examines arguments for and against PADs and looks optimistically toward their use as an alternative to more coercive approaches to mental health treatment such as outpatient commitment (OPC)...
  18. doi request reprint Racial disparities in involuntary outpatient commitment: are they real?
    Jeffrey Swanson
    Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine in Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:816-26. 2009
    ..Whether this overrepresentation under court-ordered outpatient treatment is unfair depends on one's view: is it access to treatment and a less restrictive alternative to hospitalization, or a coercive deprivation of personal liberty?..
  19. doi request reprint Robbing Peter to pay Paul: did New York State's outpatient commitment program crowd out voluntary service recipients?
    Jeffrey W Swanson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine, Box 3071, Durham, NC 27701, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 61:988-95. 2010
    ..This study examined whether New York State's assisted outpatient treatment (AOT) program disadvantaged voluntary service recipients by directing services toward court-ordered individuals...
  20. ncbi request reprint Involuntary out-patient commitment and reduction of violent behaviour in persons with severe mental illness
    J W Swanson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Br J Psychiatry 176:324-31. 2000
    ..Violent behaviour among persons with severe mental illness (SMI) causes public concern and is associated with illness relapse, hospital recidivism and poor outcomes in community-based treatment...
  21. doi request reprint What would Mary Douglas do? A commentary on Kahan et al., "Cultural cognition and public policy: the case of outpatient commitment laws"
    Jeffrey Swanson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA
    Law Hum Behav 34:176-85. 2010
    ..This article critiques Kahan et al. and offers an alternative perspective on the controversy, emphasizing particular social facts underlying stakeholders' positions on outpatient commitment laws...
  22. ncbi request reprint Alternative pathways to violence in persons with schizophrenia: the role of childhood antisocial behavior problems
    Jeffrey W Swanson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University, School of Medicine, 3071, Brightleaf Square, Suite 23 A, 905 West Main Street, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Law Hum Behav 32:228-40. 2008
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of outpatient commitment in North Carolina
    M S Swartz
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 52:325-9. 2001
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Can involuntary outpatient commitment reduce hospital recidivism?: Findings from a randomized trial with severely mentally ill individuals
    M S Swartz
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 156:1968-75. 1999
    ..The goal of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of involuntary outpatient commitment in reducing rehospitalizations among individuals with severe mental illnesses...
  25. ncbi request reprint Effects of involuntary outpatient commitment and depot antipsychotics on treatment adherence in persons with severe mental illness
    M S Swartz
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 189:583-92. 2001
    ..Sustained periods of outpatient commitment may significantly improve adherence with community-based mental health treatment for persons with severe mental illness and thus may help improve other clinical outcomes affected by adherence...
  26. doi request reprint Assessing risk of violent behavior among veterans with severe mental illness
    Eric B Elbogen
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Trauma Stress 21:113-7. 2008
    ..g., homelessness) and veterans without SMI (e.g., PTSD)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Medication nonadherence and substance abuse in psychotic disorders: impact of depressive symptoms and social stability
    Eric B Elbogen
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 193:673-9. 2005
    ..Living instability was common and related to medication nonadherence, too, warranting further investigation...
  28. ncbi request reprint Substance use and psychosocial functioning in schizophrenia among new enrollees in the NIMH CATIE study
    Marvin S Swartz
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:1110-6. 2006
    ..This study examined the relationship between substance use and psychosocial functioning in schizophrenia...
  29. ncbi request reprint The relationship between mandated community treatment and perceived barriers to care in persons with severe mental illness
    Richard A Van Dorn
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, United States
    Int J Law Psychiatry 29:495-506. 2006
    ..It also examines the potential moderating effect of social support on the association between mandated treatment experiences and barriers attributable to fear of involuntary commitment or forced treatment...
  30. ncbi request reprint Healthcare barriers among severely mentally ill homeless adults: evidence from the five-site health and risk study
    Mimi M Kim
    Services Effectiveness Research Program in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Brightleaf Square Suite 23 A, 905 West Main Street, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 34:363-75. 2007
    ..Few studies have examined barriers to physical and mental healthcare among homeless mentally adults...
  31. pmc Competence to complete psychiatric advance directives: effects of facilitated decision making
    Eric B Elbogen
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine, Brightleaf Square Suite 23 A, 905 West Main Street, DUMC Box 3071, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Law Hum Behav 31:275-89. 2007
    ....
  32. doi request reprint Caregivers as money managers for adults with severe mental illness: how treatment providers can help
    Eric B Elbogen
    Forensic Psychiatry Program and Clinic, UNC Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Acad Psychiatry 32:104-10. 2008
    ..To review the prevalence, benefits, and problems associated with families who, either informally or formally as representative payees, manage money for adults with severe mental illness...
  33. doi request reprint A typology of advance statements in mental health care
    Claire Henderson
    Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Centers, Bronx, NY 10468, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 59:63-71. 2008
    ..However, the relationship of advance statements to involuntary treatment is more problematic, as is their effective implementation in many mental health service settings...
  34. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of representative payeeship involving families of beneficiaries with psychiatric disabilities
    Eric B Elbogen
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, DUMC 3071, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:1433-40. 2007
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Effect of patients' reasons for refusing treatment on implementing psychiatric advance directives
    Christine M Wilder
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3837, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:1348-50. 2007
    ..This study examined whether patients' reasons for refusing treatment influenced clinician decision making about implementing psychiatric advance directives...
  36. ncbi request reprint Commentary: psychiatric advance directives and recovery-oriented care
    Marvin S Swartz
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, 238 Civitan Bldg, Box 3173, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:1164. 2007
  37. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric advance directives: a tool for consumer empowerment and recovery
    Anna M Scheyett
    University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, School of Social Work, 27599 3550, USA
    Psychiatr Rehabil J 31:70-5. 2007
    ..This paper examines the ways in which PADs support and can be a tool for recovery and discusses future recovery-oriented directions for PAD research and intervention...
  38. doi request reprint The effectiveness of antipsychotic medications in patients who use or avoid illicit substances: results from the CATIE study
    Marvin S Swartz
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham NC 27710, United States
    Schizophr Res 100:39-52. 2008
    ..This double-blind study compared a second generation (atypical) antipsychotic drugs compared to a representative older agent for patients with schizophrenia who use or avoid illicit substances...
  39. ncbi request reprint Understanding the personal and clinical utility of psychiatric advance directives: a qualitative perspective
    Mimi M Kim
    School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7360, USA
    Psychiatry 70:19-29. 2007
    ..In sum, though the most significant challenges facing the implementation of PADs involve clinicians' familiarity with and education about PADs, much promise for the future growth of PADs lies in the benefits perceived by the patients...
  40. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood structural characteristics and mental disorder: Faris and Dunham revisited
    Eric Silver
    Department of Sociology, The Pennsylvania State University, 211 Oswald Tower, University Park, PA 16803, USA
    Soc Sci Med 55:1457-70. 2002
    ..Implications for future research on the social ecology of mental disorder are discussed...
  41. ncbi request reprint Treatment engagement and violence risk in mental disorders
    Eric B Elbogen
    Duke University Medical Center, DUMC 3071, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Br J Psychiatry 189:354-60. 2006
    ..However, relatively few studies have focused on understanding the connection between violence and dynamic, malleable variables such as a patient's level of treatment engagement...
  42. ncbi request reprint Does involuntary outpatient commitment lead to more intensive treatment?
    H Ryan Wagner
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke Univeristy Medical Center, Box 3173, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Psychol Public Policy Law 9:145-58. 2003
    ..These results suggest that, in practice, sustained OPC represents a consensual agreement between clinicians and the court to more intensively address the complex needs of persons with severe and persistent mental illness...
  43. ncbi request reprint Effects of legal mechanisms on perceived coercion and treatment adherence among persons with severe mental illness
    Eric B Elbogen
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 191:629-37. 2003
    ..The data suggest that these legal tools both affect adherence to treatment, but when used together significantly increase the perceived coerciveness of treatment. Questions remain concerning the underlying mechanism of these effects...
  44. ncbi request reprint Does fear of coercion keep people away from mental health treatment? Evidence from a survey of persons with schizophrenia and mental health professionals
    Marvin S Swartz
    Division of Social and Community Psychiatry, Duke University School of Medicine, DUMC Box 3173 238 Civitan Building, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Behav Sci Law 21:459-72. 2003
    ..These results suggest that mandated treatment may serve as a barrier to treatment, but that ongoing informal pressures to adhere to treatment may also be important barriers to treatment...
  45. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of third-party money management for persons with psychiatric disabilities
    Eric B Elbogen
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 54:1136-41. 2003
    ..The study examined different types of third-party money management arrangements for persons with psychiatric disabilities and consumers' perceptions of their finances in the context of these arrangements...
  46. ncbi request reprint Assessment of four stakeholder groups' preferences concerning outpatient commitment for persons with schizophrenia
    Marvin S Swartz
    Services Effectiveness Research Program, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 160:1139-46. 2003
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Detection of illicit substance use among persons with schizophrenia by radioimmunoassay of hair
    Marvin S Swartz
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 54:891-5. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess whether use of a relatively new method of detection, radioimmunoassay of hair, improved detection and was acceptable to patients with serious mental illness...
  48. ncbi request reprint Regular sources of medical care among persons with severe mental illness at risk of hepatitis C infection
    Marvin S Swartz
    Department of psychiatry and behavioral sciences of Duke University Medical Center, Box 3173, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 54:854-9. 2003
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in hepatitis C infection and risks among persons with severe mental illness
    Marian I Butterfield
    Health Services Research and Development Service 152, Department of Veterans Affairs VA Medical Center, 508 Fulton Street, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 54:848-53. 2003
    ..The authors assessed gender differences in hepatitis C infection and associated risk behaviors among persons with severe mental illness...
  50. ncbi request reprint The five-site health and risk study of blood-borne infections among persons with severe mental illness
    Stanley D Rosenberg
    New Hampshire Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center of Dartmouth Medical School, 2 Whipple Place, Suite 202, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03768, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 54:827-35. 2003
    ..Finally, each of the articles in this special section is briefly outlined, with reference to the overall hypotheses of the studies...
  51. ncbi request reprint Involuntary outpatient commitment and homelessness in persons with severe mental illness
    Scott N Compton
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Ment Health Serv Res 5:27-38. 2003
    ..This study suggests that involuntary OPC may provide a short-term reduction in the risk of homelessness among a subgroup of treatment-reluctant individuals with severe mental disorders combined with severe functional impairment...
  52. pmc The social-environmental context of violent behavior in persons treated for severe mental illness
    Jeffrey W Swanson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:1523-31. 2002
    ..This study examined the prevalence and correlates of violent behavior by individuals with severe mental illness...
  53. ncbi request reprint Impact of outpatient commitment on victimization of people with severe mental illness
    Virginia Aldige Hiday
    Department of Sociology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh 27695, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 159:1403-11. 2002
    ..The authors' goal was to evaluate the effectiveness of outpatient commitment in reducing victimization among people with severe mental illness...
  54. ncbi request reprint Consumers' perceptions of the fairness and effectiveness of mandated community treatment and related pressures
    Marvin S Swartz
    Services Effectiveness Program, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3172, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 55:780-5. 2004
    ..This study examined mental health consumers' appraisals of the fairness and effectiveness of mandated community treatment and related pressures to promote treatment adherence...
  55. ncbi request reprint Involuntary outpatient commitment, community treatment orders, and assisted outpatient treatment: what's in the data?
    Marvin S Swartz
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Can J Psychiatry 49:585-91. 2004
    ..This paper reviews the empirical literature on the procedure's effectiveness...
  56. ncbi request reprint Consumer views of representative payee use of disability funds to leverage treatment adherence
    Eric B Elbogen
    Duke University Medical Center, DUMC 3071, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 56:45-9. 2005
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint Endorsement of personal benefit of outpatient commitment among persons with severe mental illness
    Marvin S Swartz
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3173, Room 238 Civitan Building, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Psychol Public Policy Law 9:70-93. 2003
    ..These data provide little support for acceptance and "gratitude" as a rationale to support decision making about OPC continuation. Rather, clinicians need to rely on other clinical and empirical data for such decision making...
  58. ncbi request reprint Physicians' legal defensiveness in end-of-life treatment decisions: comparing attitudes and knowledge in states with different laws
    S Van McCrary
    State University of NewYork at Stony Brook School of Medicine, USA
    J Clin Ethics 17:15-26. 2006
  59. ncbi request reprint Substance use in persons with schizophrenia: baseline prevalence and correlates from the NIMH CATIE study
    Marvin S Swartz
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 194:164-72. 2006
    ....
  60. ncbi request reprint Clinical decision making and views about psychiatric advance directives
    Eric B Elbogen
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, DUMC 3071, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:350-5. 2006
    ..Although laws authorizing psychiatric advance directives have proliferated, little is known about clinicians' understanding and perceptions of these legal tools...
  61. ncbi request reprint Use of outpatient commitment or related civil court treatment orders in five U.S. communities
    Marvin S Swartz
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, 238 Civitan Building, Box 3173, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:343-9. 2006
    ..This study examined lifetime use rates and correlates of outpatient commitment or related civil court-ordered outpatient treatment in five U.S. communities...
  62. ncbi request reprint Family representative payeeship and violence risk in severe mental illness
    Eric B Elbogen
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, 27710, USA
    Law Hum Behav 29:563-74. 2005
    ..The data shed light on the potential for family representative payeeship to be associated with increased risk of interpersonal conflict and violence in SMI...
  63. ncbi request reprint A comparison of stigmatizing attitudes toward persons with schizophrenia in four stakeholder groups: perceived likelihood of violence and desire for social distance
    Richard A Van Dorn
    Services Effectiveness Research Program, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3071, 905 W Main Street, Ste 23A, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Psychiatry 68:152-63. 2005
    ..Throughout the analyses, the consumers tended to have the most negative views of the illness. Implications for future stigma research and education are discussed...
  64. ncbi request reprint Clinicians' attitudes regarding barriers to the implementation of psychiatric advance directives
    Richard A Van Dorn
    Services Effectiveness Research Program in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 33:449-60. 2006
    ..Laws authorizing PADs have proliferated in the past decade, but there has been little research regarding perceptions of barriers to the implementation of PADs among groups of mental health professionals...
  65. ncbi request reprint The effects of race and criminal justice involvement on access to atypical antipsychotic medications among persons with schizophrenia
    Richard A Van Dorn
    Services Effectiveness Research Program, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Ment Health Serv Res 7:123-34. 2005
    ..Implications for equal access to mental health services, in this case, effective psychopharmacologic treatment, are discussed...
  66. ncbi request reprint The perceived coerciveness of involuntary outpatient commitment: findings from an experimental study
    Marvin S Swartz
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 30:207-17. 2002
    ..The current analyses demonstrate that a consequence of OPC is increased perceptions of coercion in the treatment process, which is partially explained by the increased attention by case managers to noncompliance with treatment...
  67. ncbi request reprint The effects of early sexual abuse on adult risky sexual behaviors among persons with severe mental illness
    Richard A Van Dorn
    Services Effectiveness Research Program, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3071, 905 W Main Street, Ste 23A, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 29:1265-79. 2005
    ....
  68. doi request reprint A clinical trial comparing interviewer and computer-assisted assessment among clients with severe mental illness
    George Wolford
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 59:769-75. 2008
    ..A randomized clinical trial of 245 clients was carried out to compare face-to face and computer-assisted interviewing (233 clients completed two surveys)...
  69. ncbi request reprint Effects of race and poverty on the process and outcome of inpatient rehabilitation services among stroke patients
    Ronnie D Horner
    Epidemiologic Research and Information Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Stroke 34:1027-31. 2003
    ..This report examines, within an equal-access healthcare system, racial differences in time to initiation of stroke rehabilitation services and in the trajectory of physical function recovery...
  70. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and outcomes of ADA employment discrimination claims in the federal courts
    Kathryn Moss
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
    Ment Phys Disabil Law Rep 29:303-10. 2005

Research Grants6

  1. Effectively Implementing Psychiatric Advance Directives
    Jeffrey Swanson; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..S. Living Will Registry, which provides automated access to advance care documents. The proposed study will provide information about a state's experience with PADs so that policymakers may be guided in implementing PADs elsewhere. ..
  2. Effectively Implementing Psychiatric Advance Directives
    Jeffrey Swanson; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The proposed study will provide information about a state's experience with PADs so that policymakers may be guided in implementing PADs elsewhere. ..
  3. Psychiatric Treatment and Violence Risk Management
    Jeffrey Swanson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Through additional R01-fundable projects to be developed, this work will lead eventually to better-targeted interventions and policies for reducing violence risk and improving quality of life for persons with SMI. ..