Affiliation: Texas Woman's University
- Parenting in the Wake of Abuse: Exploring the Mediating Role of PTSD Symptoms on the Relationship Between Parenting and Child FunctioningLene Symes
Texas Woman s University, Houston TX Electronic address
Arch Psychiatr Nurs 30:90-5. 2016..Children whose mothers report partner violence and symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are at risk for behavior dysfunctions...
- The association of pain severity and pain interference levels with abuse experiences and mental health symptoms among 300 mothers: baseline data analysis for a 7-year prospective studyLene Symes
Texas Woman s University, College of Nursing, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
Issues Ment Health Nurs 34:2-16. 2013..Mental health symptoms compounded by pain, may leave abused women less able to access resources or practice safety behaviors to protect themselves and their children...
- Abuse across the lifespan: prevalence, risk, and protective factorsLene Symes
Texas Woman s University, College of Nursing, 6700 Fannin, Houston, TX 77030, USA
Nurs Clin North Am 46:391-411, v. 2011..This article discusses partner violence in adults and adolescents, child maltreatment, and peer abuse in children and adolescents...
- Developing and retaining expert learners: the Student Success ProgramLene Symes
College of Nursing, Texas Woman s University Houston Center, 77030, USA
Nurse Educ 27:227-31. 2002..Retention rates increased following implementation of the program. Recommendations for those considering implementing a retention program are addressed...
- Exploring violence against women and adverse health outcomes in middle age to promote women's healthLene Symes
College of Nursing, Texas Woman s University, 6700 Fannin St, Houston, TX 77030, USA
Crit Care Nurs Q 33:233-43. 2010..We evaluated 11 biomarkers and found a moderate group effect size for vascular cell adhesion molecule-1. All others had a small effect size...
- Community-dwelling, older women's perspectives on Therapeutic Life Review: a qualitative analysisBrenda K Binder
College of Nursing, Texas Woman s University, 6700 Fannin St, Houston, TX 77030, USA
Issues Ment Health Nurs 30:288-94. 2009..Three case scenarios illustrate the lives of these older women...
- Mentoring disadvantaged nursing students through technical writing workshopsMolly K Johnson
Department of English, University of Houston Downtown, Houston, TX 77002, USA
Nurse Educ 32:168-72. 2007....
- Connecting the dots of heart disease, poor mental health, and abuse to understand gender disparities and promote women's health: a prospective cohort analysisJudith McFarlane
Department of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, College of Nursing, Texas Woman s University, Houston, Texas, USA
Health Care Women Int 31:313-26. 2010..004) and PTSD (p = .003) compared with nonabused women (n = 14). To promote global mental health among women with heart disease, interventions must address a history of abuse...
- Testing therapeutic life review offered by home care workers to decrease depression among home-dwelling older womenBeth Mastel-Smith
College of Nursing, Texas Woman s University, Houston Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
Issues Ment Health Nurs 27:1037-49. 2006..Based on these findings, we concluded that home care workers can deliver a community-based psychosocial intervention that decreases depression in their home-dwelling clients...
- The feasibility of home care workers delivering an intervention to decrease depression among home-dwelling, older women: a qualitative analysisLene Symes
Texas Woman s University, Houston, Texas, USA
Issues Ment Health Nurs 28:799-810. 2007..Nine HCWs who had implemented therapeutic life review participated in one of two focus groups and reported enhanced moods among their frail older clients...
- Problem-solving and mental health outcomes of women and children in the wake of intimate partner violenceJohn Maddoux
Department of Research, Texas Woman s University, 304 Administration Drive, P O Box 425589, Denton, TX 76204, USA
J Environ Public Health 2014:708198. 2014..Interventions addressing problem-solving ability may be beneficial in increasing abused women's abilities to navigate the daily stressors of life following abuse. ..
- The meaning of adolescents' eating experiences during bone marrow transplant recoveryCheryl Rodgers
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 27:65-72. 2010..Eating issues do not end when a BMT patient is discharged from the hospital, and caregivers need to have a better understanding of the ongoing issues affecting adolescents throughout the BMT recovery phase...
- An innovative, multidisciplinary strategy to improve retention of nursing students from disadvantaged backgroundsImmaculata N Igbo
Prairie View A and M University College of Nursing, Houston, Texas, USA
Nurs Educ Perspect 32:375-9. 2011..Collaboration among faculty and students at the three schools was key to the success of the program...
- Tubing misconnections: normalization of devianceDebora Simmons
1Texas Woman s University, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
Nutr Clin Pract 26:286-93. 2011..Misconnections are commonly attributed to the presence of universal connectors found in the majority of patient care tubing systems. Universal connectors allow for tubing misconnections between physiologically incompatible systems...
- Women's functioning following an intervention for partner violence: new knowledge for clinical practice from a 7-year studyAnne Floyd Koci
Texas Woman s University, Nursing, Houston, Texas, USA
Issues Ment Health Nurs 35:745-55. 2014....
- Physical and sexual intimate partner violence, women's health and children's behavioural functioning: entry analysis of a seven-year prospective studyLene Symes
Nelda C Stark College of Nursing, Texas Woman s University, Houston, TX, USA
J Clin Nurs 23:2909-18. 2014..To increase knowledge of physical and sexual intimate partner violence against women, its impact on women's health and children's behavioural functioning...
- Maternal-child dyads of functioning: the intergenerational impact of violence against women on childrenJudith McFarlane
Nelda C Stark College of Nursing, Texas Woman s University, Houston, Texas
Matern Child Health J 18:2236-43. 2014....
- ICU nurses' experiences in providing terminal careLaura Espinosa
The Methodist Hospital and College of Nursing, Texas Woman s University, 6700 Fannin St, Houston, TX 77030, USA
Crit Care Nurs Q 33:273-81. 2010..Three major themes consisted of (1) barriers to optimal care, (2) internal conflict, and (3) coping. Providing terminal care creates significant personal and professional struggles among ICU nurses...
- An evaluation of the nursing success program: reading comprehension, graduation rates, and diversityLene Symes
College of Nursing, Texas Woman s University, Houston, TX 77030, USA
Nurse Educ 30:217-20. 2005..To evaluate the program, the authors assessed reading comprehension, graduation rates, and ethnic diversity...
- Is length of shelter stay and receipt of a protection order associated with less violence and better functioning for abused women? Outcome data 4 months after receiving servicesJudith McFarlane
Texas Woman s University, Houston, TX, USA
J Interpers Violence 29:2748-74. 2014..Contact with shelter and justice services results in positive outcomes for abused women and indicates the urgent need to increase availability, accessibility, and acceptability of shelter and justice services. ..
- Resident strategies for making a life in a nursing home: a qualitative studyGloria L Brandburg
College of Nursing, South University, Savannah, Georgia, USA
J Adv Nurs 69:862-74. 2013..To identify strategies that older adults use to adapt to live in long-term care...
- Explaining "unexplained" perinatal loss: experiences of women with antiphospholipid syndromeSusan Mathew
College of Nursing, Texas Woman s University Houston, TX, USA
J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 22:293-301. 2008....
- Economic solvency in the context of violence against women: a concept analysisHeidi Gilroy
College of Nursing, Texas Woman s University, Houston, Texas, USA
Health Soc Care Community 23:97-106. 2015....
- Psychometric testing of the MDASI-HF: a symptom assessment instrument for patients with cancer and concurrent heart failureAnecita Fadol
Department of Cardiology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
J Card Fail 14:497-507. 2008..This study evaluated the psychometric properties of the MD Anderson Symptom Inventory--Heart Failure (MDASI-HF), a 27-item self-report assessment instrument for patients with cancer and concurrent HF...