Affiliation: Texas Medical Center
- Community-based participatory research to prevent substance abuse and HIV/AIDS in African-American adolescentsMarianne T Marcus
University of Texas at Houston Health Science Center, School of Nursing, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
J Interprof Care 18:347-59. 2004..The church now has a well-trained volunteer staff University faculty developed skills in negotiating with community-based settings. The coalition remains strong with plans for continued collaborative activities...
- Mindfulness-based stress reduction in therapeutic community treatment: a stage 1 trialMarianne T Marcus
Center for Substance Abuse Education, and Prevention, and Research, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, 77030, USA
Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 35:103-8. 2009..This trial compared Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, adapted for therapeutic community treatment (MBTC), with treatment as usual (TAU) for reducing stress and increasing retention in a residential facility for substance use disorders...
- Behavioral therapies trials: a case exampleMarianne T Marcus
Center for Substance Abuse Education, Prevention and Research, The University of Texas at Houston Health Science Center School of Nursing, TX 77030, USA
Nurs Res 56:210-6. 2007..Behavior change is integral to the prevention and treatment of many disorders associated with deleterious lifestyles. Rigorous scientific testing of behavior change interventions is an important goal for nursing research...
- Linking service-learning with community-based participatory research: an interprofessional course for health professional studentsMarianne T Marcus
Center of Substance Abuse Education, Prevention, and Research, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Nursing, Houston, TX 77030, USA
Nurs Outlook 59:47-54. 2011..Ongoing faculty CBPR continues a trusting community-academic relationship and gives the community a voice in the solution for health problems...
- What African-American middle school youth report about risk-taking behaviorsNancy H Busen
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Nursing, 6901 Bertner, Houston, TX 77030, USA
J Pediatr Health Care 20:393-400. 2006..The purpose of the study on risk-taking was to examine the sample's level and predictors of social adaptation and risk-taking processes and to examine their ideas about risk and risk-taking behavior...
- Evaluating Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction: analyzing stories of stress to formulate focus group questionsDeidra Carroll
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Nursing, Houston, TX 77030, USA
Arch Psychiatr Nurs 22:107-9. 2008..Content analysis of stories of stress provided substantive guidance for formulating focus group questions which incorporated the voice of participants through familiar terms and friendly language...
- Substance abuser impulsivity decreases with a nine-month stay in a therapeutic communitySusan M Bankston
Center of Substance Abuse Education, Prevention, and Research, The University of Texas Health Science Center Houston, School of Nursing, Houston, Texas, USA
Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 35:417-20. 2009..Substance abuse continues to be a major public health problem. Keeping substance abusers in treatment is a challenge, and researchers continue to investigate ways to increase retention...
- Associations of mindfulness with nicotine dependence, withdrawal, and agencyJennifer Irvin Vidrine
Department of Health Disparities Research Unit 1440, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, P O Box 301402, Houston, TX 77230 1402, USA
Subst Abus 30:318-27. 2009..Results suggest that low level of mindfulness may be an important predictor of vulnerability to relapse among adult smokers preparing to quit; thus, mindfulness-based interventions may enhance cessation...
- Interdisciplinary service-learning substance abuse projects: processes and outcomesS Lala A Straussner
New York University School of Social Work, New York, NY 10003, USA
Subst Abus 26:17-20. 2005..The ten projects are viewed within the context of service- learning and are based on a balance between the provision of services to the community and furthering the learning objectives of Project MAINSTREAM...
- Interdisciplinary benefits in Project MAINSTREAM: a promising health professions educational model to address global substance abuseTheresa E Madden
School of Dentistry, Oregon Health and Science University, USA
J Interprof Care 20:655-64. 2006..The fellows identified scheduling conflicts (3.46), and lack of faculty rewards (3.46) such as pay or credit toward promotion, as two barriers that they encountered...
- Creating change agents: a national substance abuse education projectMarianne T Marcus
Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse, Providence, RI 02908, USA
Subst Abus 26:5-15. 2005..This study evaluated the effects of a national interdisciplinary faculty development program, Project MAINSTREAM, on creating curriculum enhancement in health professional education...