Ruth S Shim

Summary

Affiliation: Morehouse School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Emergency department utilization among Medicaid beneficiaries with schizophrenia and diabetes: the consequences of increasing medical complexity
    Ruth S Shim
    National Center for Primary Care, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA Electronic address
    Schizophr Res 152:490-7. 2014
  2. pmc Characterizing depression and comorbid medical conditions in African American women in a primary care setting
    Ruth S Shim
    National Center for Primary Care, Morehouse School of Medicine, 720 Westview Drive, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 105:183-91. 2013
  3. pmc Health care reform and integrated care: a golden opportunity for preventive psychiatry
    Ruth S Shim
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Morehouse School of Medicine, 720 Westview Dr, SW, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 63:1231-3. 2012
  4. pmc Racial/ethnic disparities, social support, and depression: examining a social determinant of mental health
    Ruth S Shim
    National Center for Primary Care, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Ethn Dis 22:15-20. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Pilot testing and preliminary evaluation of a suicide prevention education program for emergency department personnel
    Ruth S Shim
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA
    Community Ment Health J 46:585-90. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Race-ethnicity as a predictor of attitudes toward mental health treatment seeking
    Ruth S Shim
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:1336-41. 2009
  7. pmc Mental comorbidity and quality of diabetes care under Medicaid: a 50-state analysis
    Benjamin G Druss
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Med Care 50:428-33. 2012
  8. pmc Prevalence, treatment, and control of depressive symptoms in the United States: results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), 2005-2008
    Ruth S Shim
    Morehouse School of Medicine, National Center for Primary Care, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 24:33-8. 2011
  9. pmc Socioeconomic position, stress, and cortisol in relation to waist circumference in African American and white women
    Peter T Baltrus
    National Center for Primary Care, Department of Community Health and Preventive Medicine, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Ethn Dis 20:376-82. 2010
  10. pmc Opioid addiction and abuse in primary care practice: a comparison of methadone and buprenorphine as treatment options
    Jean Bonhomme
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 104:342-50. 2012

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. pmc Emergency department utilization among Medicaid beneficiaries with schizophrenia and diabetes: the consequences of increasing medical complexity
    Ruth S Shim
    National Center for Primary Care, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA Electronic address
    Schizophr Res 152:490-7. 2014
    ..This study examines the use of ED services by Medicaid beneficiaries with comorbid diabetes and schizophrenia, a dyad with particularly high levels of clinical complexity...
  2. pmc Characterizing depression and comorbid medical conditions in African American women in a primary care setting
    Ruth S Shim
    National Center for Primary Care, Morehouse School of Medicine, 720 Westview Drive, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 105:183-91. 2013
    ..This investigation focused on the impact of depression on overall functioning in African American women in a primary care setting...
  3. pmc Health care reform and integrated care: a golden opportunity for preventive psychiatry
    Ruth S Shim
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Morehouse School of Medicine, 720 Westview Dr, SW, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 63:1231-3. 2012
    ....
  4. pmc Racial/ethnic disparities, social support, and depression: examining a social determinant of mental health
    Ruth S Shim
    National Center for Primary Care, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Ethn Dis 22:15-20. 2012
    ..We examined the risk of depression as it relates to social support among individuals from African American, Caribbean black, and non-Hispanic White backgrounds...
  5. doi request reprint Pilot testing and preliminary evaluation of a suicide prevention education program for emergency department personnel
    Ruth S Shim
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA
    Community Ment Health J 46:585-90. 2010
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Race-ethnicity as a predictor of attitudes toward mental health treatment seeking
    Ruth S Shim
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:1336-41. 2009
    ..Attitudes and beliefs about mental health treatment were examined to determine whether they contribute to these disparities...
  7. pmc Mental comorbidity and quality of diabetes care under Medicaid: a 50-state analysis
    Benjamin G Druss
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Med Care 50:428-33. 2012
    ..With the anticipated expansion of Medicaid under health reform, it is particularly important to develop national estimates of the magnitude and correlates of quality deficits related to mental comorbidity among Medicaid enrollees...
  8. pmc Prevalence, treatment, and control of depressive symptoms in the United States: results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), 2005-2008
    Ruth S Shim
    Morehouse School of Medicine, National Center for Primary Care, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 24:33-8. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the prevalence, treatment, and control of depressive symptoms in a national data sample using a common primary care screening tool for depression...
  9. pmc Socioeconomic position, stress, and cortisol in relation to waist circumference in African American and white women
    Peter T Baltrus
    National Center for Primary Care, Department of Community Health and Preventive Medicine, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Ethn Dis 20:376-82. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the evidence for the SEP-chronic stress-cortisol-abdominal fat hypothesis in a sample of African American and White American women...
  10. pmc Opioid addiction and abuse in primary care practice: a comparison of methadone and buprenorphine as treatment options
    Jean Bonhomme
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 104:342-50. 2012
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Health services determinants of the duration of untreated psychosis among African-American first-episode patients
    Michael T Compton
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine, Grady Memorial Hospital, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:1489-94. 2009
    ....
  12. doi request reprint Geographic and racial-ethnic differences in satisfaction with and perceived benefits of mental health services
    Giyeon Kim
    Dr Kim and Dr Parmelee are with the Center for Mental Health and Aging and Department of Psychology, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa e mail Dr Parton is with the Department of Information Systems, Statistics, and Management Science and Ms Ford and Ms Bryant are with the Department of Psychology, also at the University of Alabama Dr Shim is with the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and National Center for Primary Care, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta
    Psychiatr Serv 65:1474-82. 2014
    ..This study examined whether racial-ethnic differences in satisfaction with and perceived benefits from mental health services vary by geographic region among U.S. adults...