Jeanne Merkle Sorrell

Summary

Affiliation: George Mason University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Understanding hoarding in older adults
    Jeanne M Sorrell
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, USA
    J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 50:17-21. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Dialog on a country path: The qualitative research journey
    Jeanne M Sorrell
    Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, United States Electronic address
    Nurse Educ Today 34:295-8. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders-5: implications for older adults and their families
    Jeanne M Sorrell
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation, OH, USA
    J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 51:19-22. 2013
  4. doi request reprint The patient protection and affordable care act: what does it mean for mental health services for older adults?
    Jeanne M Sorrell
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, 44195, USA
    J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 50:14-8. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Widows and widowers in today's society
    Jeanne M Sorrell
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, USA
    J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 50:14-8. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Retaining the experts. Aging nurses in mental health
    Jeanne M Sorrell
    George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA
    J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 48:17-20. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Use of feeding tubes in patients with advanced dementia: are we doing harm?
    Jeanne M Sorrell
    School of Nursing, College of Health and Human Services, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, USA
    J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 48:15-8. 2010
  8. doi request reprint The need for empathy in the hospital experience of older adults
    Jeanne M Sorrell
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 48:25-8. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Meeting the mental health needs of the aging veteran population
    Jeanne M Sorrell
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 49:22-5. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Mental health of the oldest-old
    Jeanne M Sorrell
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 49:21-4. 2011

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Publications25

  1. doi request reprint Understanding hoarding in older adults
    Jeanne M Sorrell
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, USA
    J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 50:17-21. 2012
    ..Nurses can play an important role in helping identify the problem of hoarding in older adults, determining the types of safety and health hazards that need to be addressed, and contacting the appropriate community agencies...
  2. doi request reprint Dialog on a country path: The qualitative research journey
    Jeanne M Sorrell
    Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, United States Electronic address
    Nurse Educ Today 34:295-8. 2014
    ..In this way, the course framework mirrored the combination of interviewing, storytelling, and journeying toward understanding that constitute qualitative research. ..
  3. doi request reprint Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders-5: implications for older adults and their families
    Jeanne M Sorrell
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation, OH, USA
    J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 51:19-22. 2013
    ..Nurses can help older adults and their families understand the new DSM-5 terminology and encourage them to discuss risks, benefits, and likely outcomes of diagnoses, procedures, and treatments that may seem unfamiliar...
  4. doi request reprint The patient protection and affordable care act: what does it mean for mental health services for older adults?
    Jeanne M Sorrell
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, 44195, USA
    J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 50:14-8. 2012
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  5. doi request reprint Widows and widowers in today's society
    Jeanne M Sorrell
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, USA
    J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 50:14-8. 2012
    ..With a better understanding of these needs, nurses can provide interventions that help these individuals maintain their health and independence...
  6. doi request reprint Retaining the experts. Aging nurses in mental health
    Jeanne M Sorrell
    George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA
    J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 48:17-20. 2010
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Use of feeding tubes in patients with advanced dementia: are we doing harm?
    Jeanne M Sorrell
    School of Nursing, College of Health and Human Services, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, USA
    J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 48:15-8. 2010
    ..Health care professionals need to examine the evidence carefully to identify practices that provide patients and families with information to make informed choices and respect their rights and dignity at end of life...
  8. doi request reprint The need for empathy in the hospital experience of older adults
    Jeanne M Sorrell
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 48:25-8. 2010
    ..Nurses may find a renewed focus on empathy valuable in enriching health care experiences for hospitalized older adults...
  9. doi request reprint Meeting the mental health needs of the aging veteran population
    Jeanne M Sorrell
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 49:22-5. 2011
    ..It is imperative that immediate measures be taken to strengthen resources for research, manpower, and training to accommodate the future mental health needs of our aging veterans...
  10. doi request reprint Mental health of the oldest-old
    Jeanne M Sorrell
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 49:21-4. 2011
    ..Greater understanding of mental health in aging can inform policy makers as they draft new legislation and programs to enhance quality of life for the oldest-old...
  11. doi request reprint Caring for older adults with bipolar disorder
    Jeanne M Sorrell
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 49:21-5. 2011
    ..Mental health nurses can play a key role in enhancing medication adherence, implementing structured psychosocial interventions, and carrying out research to enhance diagnosis and treatment of older adults with bipolar disorder...
  12. ncbi request reprint Aging toward happiness
    Jeanne M Sorrell
    School of Nursing, College of Health and Human Services, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia 22030, USA
    J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 47:23-6. 2009
    ..What does this mean for mental health professionals working with older adults? It is important to consider the implications of mental health research in aging that may help us understand happiness and depression in older adults...
  13. ncbi request reprint The Obama health care plan: what it means for mental health care of older adults
    Jeanne M Sorrell
    School of Nursing, College of Health and Human Services, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia 22030, USA
    J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 47:21-3. 2009
    ..This article focuses specifically on aspects of the Obama and Biden health care plan that affects mental health care for older adults...
  14. doi request reprint Evidence for promotion of nontenured faculty
    Jeanne M Sorrell
    School of Nursing, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, USA
    Nurse Educ 33:263-7. 2008
    ..To address this problem, guidelines for promotion of nontenured faculty were developed. The authors describe the development process and the final criteria for promotion...
  15. ncbi request reprint Bringing magic to the nursing workforce of the future
    Jeanne M Sorrell
    College of Nursing and Health Science, George Mason University, USA
    Nurs Leadersh Forum 8:128-32. 2004
    ..The authors hope that these stories will inspire children to consider the exciting career opportunities for the nursing workforce of the future...
  16. ncbi request reprint Struggling to do the right thing: stories from people living with Alzheimer's disease
    Jeanne Sorrell
    Academic Programs and Research, College of Nursing and Health Science, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia 22030, USA
    J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 43:13-6. 2005
    ..That was a nerve-wracking experience, especially when there were behavior problems.... He's still the love of my life...
  17. ncbi request reprint Health literacy in older adults
    Jeanne M Sorrell
    College of Nursing and Health Science, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 44:17-20. 2006
    ..I didn't know. (University of Virginia Health Systems, 2003). Many older adults struggle daily to manage their health care problems; compounding these dificulties with low literacy skills can be devastating. They need our help...
  18. ncbi request reprint Listening in thin places: ethics in the care of persons with Alzheimer's disease
    Jeanne Merkle Sorrell
    College of Nursing and Health Science, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA
    ANS Adv Nurs Sci 29:152-60. 2006
    ..The theme of "Creating a Quality of Life Through Connected Lives" calls forth an ethics of respect for the individual experience and its connecting relationships...
  19. ncbi request reprint The transparency of aging
    Jeanne M Sorrell
    School of Nursing, College of Health and Human Services, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 45:19-21. 2007
    ..We cannot know what should be done unless we learn to listen to the life stories of aging people. This may even help us to see what is most real...
  20. ncbi request reprint Caring for the caregivers
    Jeanne M Sorrell
    School of Nursing, College of Health and Human Services, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia 22030, USA
    J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 45:17-20. 2007
    ..Through listening to caregivers, nurses and other health care professionals can better understand the embedded values, goals, joys, and disappointments that connect their lives with those for whom they care...
  21. ncbi request reprint Music as a healing art for older adults
    Jeannette A Sorrell
    Apollo s Fire Baroque Orchestra, Cleveland Heights, Ohio, USA
    J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 46:21-4. 2008
    ..Whether using Conductorcise for aerobic exercise, enjoying the communal experience of singing in a choir, or quietly reflecting on a music recording, music can serve as a healing art for older adults...
  22. ncbi request reprint As good as it gets? Rethinking old age
    Jeanne M Sorrell
    School of Nursing, College of Health and Human Services, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia 22030, USA
    J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 46:21-4. 2008
    ..Nurses and other health care professionals need to rethink how those they care for will live out their later years and explore creative approaches for extending living options that foster autonomy...
  23. ncbi request reprint Remembering: forget about forgetting and train your brain instead
    Jeanne M Sorrell
    School of Nursing, College of Health and Human Services, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia 22030, USA
    J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 46:25-7. 2008
    ..Brain-training programs based on evolving research, as well as increased opportunities to reflect on healthy aging experiences, offer important possibilities for working with clients concerned about memory problems...
  24. ncbi request reprint The ethics of diversity: a call for intimate listening in thin places
    Jeanne Sorrell
    Online J Issues Nurs 8:10. 2003
  25. ncbi request reprint Implementing a new faculty workload formula
    Susan Durham
    School of Nursing, College of Health and Human Services, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, USA
    Nurs Educ Perspect 28:184-9. 2007
    ..Details of the workload formula are offered, along with recommendations for gaining the support of faculty and ensuring transparency in implementation...