N C Ware

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Testing experiences of HIV positive refugees in Nakivale Refugee Settlement in Uganda: informing interventions to encourage priority shifting
    Kelli N O'Laughlin
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, USA
    Confl Health 7:2. 2013
  2. pmc High acceptability for cell phone text messages to improve communication of laboratory results with HIV-infected patients in rural Uganda: a cross-sectional survey study
    Mark J Siedner
    Department of Infectious Disease, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 55 Fruit St, GRJ 5, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 12:56. 2012
  3. pmc Toward an understanding of disengagement from HIV treatment and care in sub-Saharan Africa: a qualitative study
    Norma C Ware
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    PLoS Med 10:e1001369; discussion e1001369. 2013
  4. doi request reprint What's love got to do with it? Explaining adherence to oral antiretroviral pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV-serodiscordant couples
    Norma C Ware
    Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 59:463-8. 2012
  5. pmc Explaining adherence success in sub-Saharan Africa: an ethnographic study
    Norma C Ware
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS Med 6:e11. 2009
  6. pmc A theory of social integration as quality of life
    Norma C Ware
    Department of Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 59:27-33. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Connectedness and citizenship: redefining social integration
    Norma C Ware
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:469-74. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Examining theoretic models of adherence for validity in resource-limited settings. A heuristic approach
    Norma C Ware
    Department of Social Medicine, Harvard University Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 43:S18-22. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Social relationships, stigma and adherence to antiretroviral therapy for HIV/AIDS
    N C Ware
    Harvard Medical School, Department of Social Medicine, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    AIDS Care 18:904-10. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint CONNECT: a measure of continuity of care in mental health services
    Norma C Ware
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, 641 Huntington Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ment Health Serv Res 5:209-21. 2003

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. pmc Testing experiences of HIV positive refugees in Nakivale Refugee Settlement in Uganda: informing interventions to encourage priority shifting
    Kelli N O'Laughlin
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, USA
    Confl Health 7:2. 2013
    ..This research addresses the question of how utilization of testing services might be encouraged and increased for refugees displaced by conflict, to make better use of existing resources...
  2. pmc High acceptability for cell phone text messages to improve communication of laboratory results with HIV-infected patients in rural Uganda: a cross-sectional survey study
    Mark J Siedner
    Department of Infectious Disease, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 55 Fruit St, GRJ 5, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 12:56. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc Toward an understanding of disengagement from HIV treatment and care in sub-Saharan Africa: a qualitative study
    Norma C Ware
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    PLoS Med 10:e1001369; discussion e1001369. 2013
    ..This paper introduces an explanation for missed clinic visits and subsequent disengagement among patients enrolled in HIV treatment and care programs in Africa...
  4. doi request reprint What's love got to do with it? Explaining adherence to oral antiretroviral pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV-serodiscordant couples
    Norma C Ware
    Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 59:463-8. 2012
    ..This article presents an explanation of PrEP adherence for African serodiscordant couples derived from qualitative data...
  5. pmc Explaining adherence success in sub-Saharan Africa: an ethnographic study
    Norma C Ware
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS Med 6:e11. 2009
    ..This paper offers an explanation and theoretical model of ART adherence success based on the results of an ethnographic study in three sub-Saharan African countries...
  6. pmc A theory of social integration as quality of life
    Norma C Ware
    Department of Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 59:27-33. 2008
    ..This article returns attention to quality of life by offering a theory of social integration (as quality of life) for persons disabled by severe mental illness...
  7. ncbi request reprint Connectedness and citizenship: redefining social integration
    Norma C Ware
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:469-74. 2007
    ..To effectively address the persisting problem of social exclusion of persons with psychiatric disabilities, new conceptual tools are needed. To address this need, a new definition of social integration is offered...
  8. ncbi request reprint Examining theoretic models of adherence for validity in resource-limited settings. A heuristic approach
    Norma C Ware
    Department of Social Medicine, Harvard University Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 43:S18-22. 2006
    ..Examples for the illustrative exercise come from preliminary qualitative research in HIV/AIDS treatment settings in Mbarara, Uganda and Jos, Nigeria...
  9. ncbi request reprint Social relationships, stigma and adherence to antiretroviral therapy for HIV/AIDS
    N C Ware
    Harvard Medical School, Department of Social Medicine, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    AIDS Care 18:904-10. 2006
    ..Results suggest that persons with HIV/AIDS will not consistently subordinate other interests to prioritize adherence. Interventions aimed at supporting long-term adherence must address experienced conflicts between 'health' and 'life'...
  10. ncbi request reprint CONNECT: a measure of continuity of care in mental health services
    Norma C Ware
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, 641 Huntington Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ment Health Serv Res 5:209-21. 2003
    ..A broad initial validation strategy including known groups and convergent validity assessments produced results that will inform and focus future efforts. Next steps in the measure development process are discussed...
  11. ncbi request reprint An ethnographic study of the meaning of continuity of care in mental health services
    N C Ware
    Department of Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 50:395-400. 1999
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  12. ncbi request reprint Adherence, stereotyping and unequal HIV treatment for active users of illegal drugs
    Norma C Ware
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, USA
    Soc Sci Med 61:565-76. 2005
    ..Adherence capabilities of users, in contrast to inadequacies, are also obscured through stereotyping. As a medium for stigmatization, stereotyping may contribute to unequal treatment for drug users and other populations living with HIV...
  13. ncbi request reprint Practitioner relationships and quality of care for low-income persons with serious mental illness
    Norma C Ware
    Harvard Medical School, 641 Huntington Avenue, Second Floor, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 55:555-9. 2004
    ..This qualitative study described concepts of good care in relationships with psychiatrists, therapists, and case managers from the perspectives of low-income persons with psychiatric disabilities...
  14. ncbi request reprint Clinician experiences of managed mental health care: a rereading of the threat
    N C Ware
    Department of Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, USA
    Med Anthropol Q 14:3-27. 2000
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  15. ncbi request reprint Ethnography and measurement in mental health: qualitative validation of a measure of continuity of care (CONNECT)
    Norma C Ware
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Qual Health Res 13:1393-406. 2003
    ..In making explicit the data and the reasoning used, the authors argue for the trustworthiness of their interpretation. The arguments for trustworthiness demonstrate a qualitative validation process...
  16. pmc Reproductive counseling by clinic healthcare workers in Durban, South Africa: perspectives from HIV-infected men and women reporting serodiscordant partners
    L T Matthews
    Division of Infectious Disease and Center for Global Health, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol 2012:146348. 2012
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Paradoxical effects of clinician emphasis on adherence to combination antiretroviral therapy for HIV/AIDS
    Toni Tugenberg
    Department of Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 20:269-74. 2006
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  18. pmc Therapeutic communities and mental health system reform
    Barbara Dickey
    Harvard Medical School, Cambridge Health Alliance, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Psychiatr Rehabil J 32:105-9. 2008
    ..The contemporary relevance of therapeutic communities as a treatment modality in mental health is described...
  19. ncbi request reprint Sociosomatics and illness in chronic fatigue syndrome
    N C Ware
    Department of Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Psychosom Med 60:394-401. 1998
    ..This study examines social processes that construct the course of chronic illness. Specifically, it identifies and describes mechanisms that constitute the process of role constriction in employment for individuals with chronic illness...
  20. ncbi request reprint Experiences of and attitudes toward mental health services among older youths in foster care
    Bethany R Lee
    George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University, Saint Louis, Missouri 63130, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:487-92. 2006
    ....
  21. pmc Dialogues on mixed-methods and mental health services research: anticipating challenges, building solutions
    Cynthia S Robins
    Westat, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 59:727-31. 2008
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Research Grants7

  1. Social Course of Adherence to HAART in Active Drug Users
    Norma Ware; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..These categories will serve as the basis for formulating and assessing the feasibility of patient focused, clinician-focused, and other strategies for supporting adherence to HAART among active users of illegal drugs. ..
  2. Social Integration for Psychiatrically Disabled Adults
    Norma Ware; Fiscal Year: 2005
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  3. Influences on Adherence to ARVs in Uganda
    Norma Ware; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Practical intervention strategies will be derived as the basis for intervention design and testing, which follow as next steps from this research. ..