J K Austin

Summary

Affiliation: Indiana University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Testimonies submitted for the Institute of Medicine report: epilepsy across the spectrum: promoting health and understanding
    Joan K Austin
    School of Nursing, Indiana University, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 25:634-61. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Recurrent seizures and behavior problems in children with first recognized seizures: a prospective study
    Joan K Austin
    Environments for Health, School of Nursing, Indiana University, Indianapolis, 46202 5107, USA
    Epilepsia 43:1564-73. 2002
  3. pmc Development of the parent response to child illness (PRCI) scale
    Joan K Austin
    Indiana University School of Nursing, Indianapolis, IN 46202 5107, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 13:662-9. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Behavioral and psychiatric comorbidities in pediatric epilepsy: toward an integrative model
    Joan K Austin
    Indiana University School of Nursing, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202 5107, USA
    Epilepsia 48:1639-51. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Progressive behavioral changes in children with epilepsy
    Joan K Austin
    Indiana University School of Nursing, 1111 Middle Drive, NU492, Indianapolis, IN 46202 5107, USA
    Prog Brain Res 135:419-27. 2002
  6. pmc Behavior problems in children at time of first recognized seizure and changes over the following 3 years
    J K Austin
    Department of Environments for Health, Indiana University School of Nursing, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 21:373-81. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Behavioral issues involving children and adolescents with epilepsy and the impact of their families: recent research data
    Joan K Austin
    Indiana University School of Nursing, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 5:S33-41. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Ethical issues related to the increased emphasis on children participating in research
    Joan K Austin
    Indiana University School of Nursing, 1111 Middle Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Chronic Illn 2:181-2. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Measuring stigma in children with epilepsy and their parents: instrument development and testing
    Joan K Austin
    Indiana University School of Nursing, Indianapolis, IN 46202 5107, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 5:472-82. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Behavior problems in children before first recognized seizures
    J K Austin
    Schools of Nursing, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana
    Pediatrics 107:115-22. 2001

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Publications54

  1. doi request reprint Testimonies submitted for the Institute of Medicine report: epilepsy across the spectrum: promoting health and understanding
    Joan K Austin
    School of Nursing, Indiana University, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 25:634-61. 2012
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Recurrent seizures and behavior problems in children with first recognized seizures: a prospective study
    Joan K Austin
    Environments for Health, School of Nursing, Indiana University, Indianapolis, 46202 5107, USA
    Epilepsia 43:1564-73. 2002
    ..Children with epilepsy have high rates of behavior problems. The purpose was to describe prospectively the association of seizures and behavior problems in children with new-onset seizures...
  3. pmc Development of the parent response to child illness (PRCI) scale
    Joan K Austin
    Indiana University School of Nursing, Indianapolis, IN 46202 5107, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 13:662-9. 2008
    ..The scale has potential for use in research and in the clinical setting. In addition, the scale has potential to be used with other conditions...
  4. ncbi request reprint Behavioral and psychiatric comorbidities in pediatric epilepsy: toward an integrative model
    Joan K Austin
    Indiana University School of Nursing, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202 5107, USA
    Epilepsia 48:1639-51. 2007
    ..After the literature on each category is reviewed, an integrated heuristic model that includes key illness-related and psychosocial variables is presented...
  5. ncbi request reprint Progressive behavioral changes in children with epilepsy
    Joan K Austin
    Indiana University School of Nursing, 1111 Middle Drive, NU492, Indianapolis, IN 46202 5107, USA
    Prog Brain Res 135:419-27. 2002
    ..Transient cognitive impairment (TCI) from interictal epileptiform discharges is proposed as an alternative explanation for behavior problems...
  6. pmc Behavior problems in children at time of first recognized seizure and changes over the following 3 years
    J K Austin
    Department of Environments for Health, Indiana University School of Nursing, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 21:373-81. 2011
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Behavioral issues involving children and adolescents with epilepsy and the impact of their families: recent research data
    Joan K Austin
    Indiana University School of Nursing, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 5:S33-41. 2004
    ..We also explored which baseline and changes in family factors were associated with changes in child behavioral problems over the 24-month period...
  8. ncbi request reprint Ethical issues related to the increased emphasis on children participating in research
    Joan K Austin
    Indiana University School of Nursing, 1111 Middle Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Chronic Illn 2:181-2. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Measuring stigma in children with epilepsy and their parents: instrument development and testing
    Joan K Austin
    Indiana University School of Nursing, Indianapolis, IN 46202 5107, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 5:472-82. 2004
    ..The goal of this work is to describe psychometric properties of two scales measuring perceived stigma in children with epilepsy and their parents...
  10. ncbi request reprint Behavior problems in children before first recognized seizures
    J K Austin
    Schools of Nursing, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana
    Pediatrics 107:115-22. 2001
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  11. ncbi request reprint Childhood epilepsy and asthma: changes in behavior problems related to gender and change in condition severity
    J K Austin
    Indiana University School of Nursing, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202 5107, USA
    Epilepsia 41:615-23. 2000
    ..All children were between ages 8 and 13 years and had been diagnosed with their respective conditions for >/=1 year at entry into the study...
  12. doi request reprint Self-esteem and symptoms of depression in children with seizures: relationships with neuropsychological functioning and family variables over time
    Joan K Austin
    Department of Environments for Health, Indiana University School of Nursing, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202 5107, USA
    Epilepsia 51:2074-83. 2010
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  13. pmc Neuropsychological status at seizure onset in children: risk factors for early cognitive deficits
    P S Fastenau
    Department of Psychology, Indiana University, Purdue University, Indianapolis, USA
    Neurology 73:526-34. 2009
    ..This large, prospective, community-based study characterized neuropsychological functioning and academic achievement at the time of the first recognized seizure and identified risk factors for cognitive deficits...
  14. doi request reprint Academic problems in children with seizures: relationships with neuropsychological functioning and family variables during the 3 years after onset
    David W Dunn
    Department of Psychiatry, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 19:455-61. 2010
    ....
  15. pmc Behavior and mental health problems in children with epilepsy and low IQ
    Janice M Buelow
    Indiana University School of Nursing, Indianapolis 46202 5107, USA
    Dev Med Child Neurol 45:683-92. 2003
    ..Findings suggest that children with both epilepsy and low IQ should be carefully assessed for mental health problems in the clinical setting...
  16. pmc Stroke caregiver outcomes from the Telephone Assessment and Skill-Building Kit (TASK)
    Tamilyn Bakas
    Indiana University School of Nursing, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    Top Stroke Rehabil 16:105-21. 2009
    ..The Telephone Assessment and Skill-Building Kit (TASK) is an 8-week program that addresses caregiver needs. This study explored the efficacy of the TASK program in improving stroke caregiver outcomes...
  17. ncbi request reprint Stressors, coping and depression in haemodialysis patients
    J L Welch
    Department of Adult Health, Indiana University School of Nursing, Indianapolis, USA
    J Adv Nurs 33:200-7. 2001
    ..Depression is common in persons receiving outpatient haemodialysis, but little work has been done to explore the variables associated with depression...
  18. doi request reprint Children's emotional adaptation to parental BMT
    M L Spath
    Indiana University School of Nursing, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Bone Marrow Transplant 48:135-40. 2013
    ..However, these findings point to the importance of considering the adaptation of children and its implications for the development of preventive family interventions for this vulnerable population...
  19. ncbi request reprint Behavioral and mental health problems in low-income children with special health care needs
    Janie Canty-Mitchell
    School of Nursing, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Arch Psychiatr Nurs 18:79-87. 2004
    ..CSHCN should be assessed and referred appropriately for behavioral and mental health problems during routine health care visits...
  20. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in black hemodialysis patients
    J L Welch
    Adult Renal Services, Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, USA
    Adv Ren Replace Ther 6:351-7. 1999
    ..In addition, findings suggest that nursing support may be the most needed during the early stages of dialysis...
  21. ncbi request reprint Needs, concerns, strategies, and advice of stroke caregivers the first 6 months after discharge
    Tamilyn Bakas
    Indiana University School of Nursing, 1111 Middle Drive, NU 417, Indianapolis, IN 46202 5106, USA
    J Neurosci Nurs 34:242-51. 2002
    ..Upon further testing, the needs and concerns checklist, as well as the list of strategies and advice, may help to identify relevant areas for caregiver intervention...
  22. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological correlates of electroencephalograms in children with epilepsy
    Jennifer I Koop
    Department of Psychology, Purdue School of Science, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis IUPUI, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Epilepsy Res 64:49-62. 2005
    ..This study examined the degree to which neurophysiological activity on routine clinical EEG is associated with neuropsychological deficiencies in children with epilepsy...
  23. ncbi request reprint Model testing: examining parent satisfaction
    Janis E Gerkensmeyer
    School of Nursing, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Arch Psychiatr Nurs 20:65-75. 2006
    ..The strongest predictor of parent satisfaction was met expectations; however, inclusion of the desire concepts was essential in obtaining a strong, acceptable model fit...
  24. pmc Academic underachievement among children with epilepsy: proportion exceeding psychometric criteria for learning disability and associated risk factors
    Philip S Fastenau
    Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202 3275, USA
    J Learn Disabil 41:195-207. 2008
    ..A diagnosis of epilepsy (even with controlled seizures and less severe seizure types) should provide sufficient cause to screen school-age children for LD and comorbid ADHD...
  25. pmc Academic performance in children with new-onset seizures and asthma: a prospective study
    Angela M McNelis
    Indiana University School of Nursing, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 10:311-8. 2007
    ..There was a trend for younger children to decline more than older children...
  26. pmc Teachers' ratings of the academic performance of children with epilepsy
    Jennifer M Katzenstein
    Department of Psychology, Purdue School of Science, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 10:426-31. 2007
    ..These results support the hypothesis that some teachers might underestimate the academic abilities of children with epilepsy...
  27. pmc Prevalence of psychopathology in childhood epilepsy: categorical and dimensional measures
    David W Dunn
    Department of Psychiatry, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Dev Med Child Neurol 51:364-72. 2009
    ..The conclusion was that children with epilepsy have high rates of behavioral difficulties on both dimensional and categorical measures. Concurrent validity for the CSI/ASI was supported...
  28. ncbi request reprint The Seizures and Epilepsy Education (SEE) program for families of children with epilepsy: a preliminary study
    Cheryl P Shore
    Indiana University School of Nursing, NU312 D, 1111 Middle Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 12:157-64. 2008
    ..Results suggest that attending the SEE program may be beneficial to families having a child with epilepsy; however, further study is needed with a more robust research design...
  29. doi request reprint Content validity and satisfaction with a stroke caregiver intervention program
    Tamilyn Bakas
    Indiana University School of Nursing, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 41:368-75. 2009
    ..The purpose of this article is to describe content validity and satisfaction relative to the Telephone Assessment and Skill-Building Kit (TASK), an 8-week follow-up program based on individualized assessment of stroke caregiver needs...
  30. pmc Continuing psychosocial care needs in children with new-onset epilepsy and their parents
    Cheryl P Shore
    University of Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    J Neurosci Nurs 41:244-50. 2009
    ..Nurses should assess both children and parents for these needs at every encounter with the healthcare system to address their needs...
  31. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial care needs of children with recent-onset asthma
    Angela M McNelis
    School of Nursing, University of Indiana, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    J Spec Pediatr Nurs 12:3-12. 2007
    ..To examine psychosocial care needs of children with recent-onset asthma...
  32. pmc Neuropsychological predictors of academic underachievement in pediatric epilepsy: moderating roles of demographic, seizure, and psychosocial variables
    Philip S Fastenau
    Department of Psychology, Purdue School of Science, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    Epilepsia 45:1261-72. 2004
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Maternal adaptation to a child's epilepsy
    Cheryl P Shore
    Indiana University School of Nursing, Indianapolis, IN 46202 5107, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 5:557-68. 2004
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  34. ncbi request reprint Development and testing of a scale measuring parent satisfaction with staff interactions
    Janis E Gerkensmeyer
    Indiana University School of Nursing, 1111 Middle Dr, Room 403 G, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 32:61-73. 2005
    ..Convergent validity was supported, with the PSS having Pearson correlations of .86 (P < .001) with the Client Satisfaction Questionnaire-8 and .76 (P < .001) with parents' ratings of satisfaction with specific services received...
  35. ncbi request reprint Time and difficulty of tasks provided by family caregivers of stroke survivors
    Tamilyn Bakas
    Indiana University School of Nursing, Indianapolis, USA
    J Neurosci Nurs 36:95-106. 2004
    ....
  36. pmc Factors associated with academic achievement in children with recent-onset seizures
    Angela M McNelis
    Indiana University School of Nursing, 1111 Middle Drive, NU 492, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Seizure 14:331-9. 2005
    ..Health professionals and educators need to collaborate on assessment and interventions to help maximize child academic success...
  37. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of teachers' ratings of behavior problems in children with new-onset seizures
    David W Dunn
    Departments of Psychiatry and Neurology, School of Medicine, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN 46202 5128, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 4:26-35. 2003
    ..Children with asthma were similar to children not experiencing recurrent seizures. The association between seizures and behavioral problems was supported using behavioral ratings from teachers...
  38. ncbi request reprint ADHD and epilepsy in childhood
    David W Dunn
    Indiana University School of Medicine, Riley Hospital 3701, 702 Barnhill Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Dev Med Child Neurol 45:50-4. 2003
    ..Children with epilepsy are at risk for symptoms of ADHD. They differ from other samples of children with ADHD by the higher proportion of children with ADHD predominantly inattentive type and by an equal male: female ratio...
  39. ncbi request reprint Stressors of parents of children with epilepsy and intellectual disability
    Janice M Buelow
    Indiana School of Nursing, Indianapolis, USA
    J Neurosci Nurs 38:147-54, 176. 2006
    ..The identification of stressors provided a foundation for an assessment checklist and suggested avenues for future intervention...
  40. ncbi request reprint Identifying risk factors for maternal depression in families of adolescents with epilepsy
    Cheryl P Shore
    Indiana University, School of Nursing, Indianapolis, USA
    J Spec Pediatr Nurs 7:71-80. 2002
    ..To investigate factors associated with depressive symptoms in mothers of children with chronic seizure disorders...
  41. ncbi request reprint Teacher assessment of behaviour in children with new-onset seizures
    David W Dunn
    Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, 46202, USA
    Seizure 11:169-75. 2002
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Differential diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric disorders in children and adolescents with epilepsy
    David W Dunn
    Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 5:S10-7. 2004
    ..It also considers the assessment of these behavioral disorders and their treatment with psychotherapy, education, and a variety of psychopharmacological agents...
  43. ncbi request reprint Development of syndrome severity scores for pediatric epilepsy
    David W Dunn
    Departments of Psychiatry and Neurology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    Epilepsia 45:661-6. 2004
    ..A severity rating for each of the pediatric epilepsy syndromes can contribute to a more comprehensive understanding of seizure condition severity. We describe the development of the Epilepsy Syndrome Severity Scores-Child (ESSS-C)...
  44. ncbi request reprint Camp experiences and attitudes toward epilepsy: a pilot study
    K J Sawin
    School of Nursing, MCV Campus, Virginia Commonwealth University, Box 980567, Richmond, VA 23298-0567, USA
    J Neurosci Nurs 33:57-64. 2001
    ..Nurses are encouraged to assist families whose child is challenged by more frequent seizures to consider a camp experience...
  45. ncbi request reprint Living Well II: a review of progress since 2003
    Joan K Austin
    Distinguished Professor, Indiana University School of Nursing, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 9:386-93. 2006
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  46. pmc Magnetic resonance imaging findings in children with a first recognized seizure
    Andrew J Kalnin
    Department of Radiology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana
    Pediatr Neurol 39:404-14. 2008
    ..Practice parameters may need revision, to expand the definition of significant abnormalities and support wider use of magnetic resonance imaging in children with newly diagnosed seizures...
  47. ncbi request reprint Stigma in the lives of adolescents with epilepsy: a review of the literature
    Jessica S MacLeod
    Indiana University School of Nursing, 1111 Middle Drive, NU 492, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 4:112-7. 2003
    ..Recommendations for future research are discussed...
  48. ncbi request reprint Developing a measure to assess attitudes toward epilepsy in the US population
    Colleen A Diiorio
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 5:965-75. 2004
    ..The results of these analyses provided evidence for reliability and construct validity of the instrument. Additional tests of the reliability, validity, and factor structure of the scales are necessary to refine the instrument...
  49. doi request reprint Psychiatric disorders in children and adolescents who have epilepsy
    Jana E Jones
    Department of Neurology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, USA
    Pediatr Rev 29:e9-14. 2008
  50. ncbi request reprint Social stigma for adults and children with epilepsy
    Ann Jacoby
    Division of Public Health, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    Epilepsia 48:6-9. 2007
    ..The relationship between stigma and impaired quality of life is well documented. Tackling the problem of stigma effectively requires that all three of different levels at which it operates are systematically addressed...
  51. ncbi request reprint Does attitude toward epilepsy mediate the relationship between perceived stigma and mental health outcomes in children with epilepsy?
    Janet A Funderburk
    Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies, East Carolina University, Belk Annex 1, Greenville, NC 27858 4353, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 11:71-6. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the extent to which children's attitude toward epilepsy mediates the relationship between perceived stigma and the mental health outcomes of self-concept, behavioral problems, and social competence...
  52. pmc The association of MRI findings and neuropsychological functioning after the first recognized seizure
    Anna W Byars
    Division of Neurology, Department of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Epilepsia 48:1067-74. 2007
    ..To explore relationships between MRI abnormalities of the brain and neuropsychological functioning in children who were evaluated following their first recognized seizure...
  53. pmc Temperament, family environment, and behavior problems in children with new-onset seizures
    Katherine T Baum
    Department of Neurology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 10:319-27. 2007
    ..Children with a difficult early temperament who live in a family environment with low family mastery are at the greatest risk for behavior problems...
  54. pmc Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and electroencephalographic (EEG) findings in a cohort of normal children with newly diagnosed seizures
    Jason S Doescher
    Minnesota Epilepsy Group, St Paul, MN, USA
    J Child Neurol 21:491-5. 2006
    ..Despite our relatively small sample, however, our findings indicate that a normal EEG does not reliably predict a normal MRI in children with first seizures...

Research Grants7

  1. EPILEPSY OUTCOMES IN YOUTH--NEUROLOGICAL/FAMILY FACTORS
    Joan Austin; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..In addition, we will elaborate the above model by identifying how by exploring whether selected variables serve as mediating (e.g. child responses) or moderating (e.g., intelligence) variables in the model. ..
  2. CHILDHOOD EPILEPSY-- FACTORS AFFECTING ADAPTATION
    Joan Austin; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Findings will greatly increase understanding of the natural history of adaptation problems in childhood epilepsy that is needed for effective interventions. ..