Nancy H Covell

Summary

Affiliation: The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi What's in a name? Terms preferred by service recipients
    Nancy H Covell
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Health Services Research, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 34:443-7. 2007
  2. ncbi Antipsychotic prescribing practices in Connecticut's public mental health system: rates of changing medications and prescribing styles
    Nancy H Covell
    Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, Research Division, Hartford 06134, USA
    Schizophr Bull 28:17-29. 2002
  3. ncbi Health monitoring for patients who have schizophrenia. Summary of the Mount Sinai Conference recommendations
    Nancy H Covell
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Connecticut DMHAS Research Division, Hartford 06134, USA
    Postgrad Med . 2006
  4. ncbi Distress with medication side effects among persons with severe mental illness
    Nancy H Covell
    Division of Health Services Research, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 34:435-42. 2007
  5. ncbi Weight gain with clozapine compared to first generation antipsychotic medications
    Nancy H Covell
    Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services Research Division, Hartford, CT 06134, USA
    Schizophr Bull 30:229-40. 2004
  6. pmc Implications of CATIE for mental health services researchers
    Nancy H Covell
    Department of Psychiatry, Mt Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 59:526-9. 2008
  7. ncbi Rates of refusal to participate in research studies among men and women
    Nancy H Covell
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 54:1541-4. 2003
  8. ncbi Use of clients' self-reports to monitor Project Liberty clinicians' fidelity to a cognitive-behavioral intervention
    Susan M Essock
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Health Services Research, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Box 1230, 1 Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:1320-3. 2006
  9. ncbi Characteristics of Project Liberty clients that predicted referrals to intensive mental health services
    Nancy H Covell
    James J Peters Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Bronx, NY, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:1313-5. 2006
  10. ncbi The road back: predictors of regaining preattack functioning among Project Liberty clients
    Carlos T Jackson
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Health Services Research, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York City, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:1283-90. 2006

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. ncbi What's in a name? Terms preferred by service recipients
    Nancy H Covell
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Health Services Research, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 34:443-7. 2007
    ..Controlling for site, preferences did not vary by gender, race, or diagnosis. The lack of consensus suggests clinicians, researchers, program administrators, and policymakers should be sensitive to individuals' preferences...
  2. ncbi Antipsychotic prescribing practices in Connecticut's public mental health system: rates of changing medications and prescribing styles
    Nancy H Covell
    Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, Research Division, Hartford 06134, USA
    Schizophr Bull 28:17-29. 2002
    ..Further, implementing such an algorithm may reduce racial and ethnic disparities in prescribing patterns...
  3. ncbi Health monitoring for patients who have schizophrenia. Summary of the Mount Sinai Conference recommendations
    Nancy H Covell
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Connecticut DMHAS Research Division, Hartford 06134, USA
    Postgrad Med . 2006
    ..Information from such measurements should be considered when selecting or switching antipsychotic agents and should trigger an evaluation of medication when abnormalities are detected...
  4. ncbi Distress with medication side effects among persons with severe mental illness
    Nancy H Covell
    Division of Health Services Research, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 34:435-42. 2007
    ..The most distressing SEs reported were embarrassment from weight gain, weight gain, dry mouth, and sedation. The likelihood of distress by particular SEs varied by gender and race...
  5. ncbi Weight gain with clozapine compared to first generation antipsychotic medications
    Nancy H Covell
    Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services Research Division, Hartford, CT 06134, USA
    Schizophr Bull 30:229-40. 2004
    ..Patients gained weight whether they switched to clozapine or remained on first generation antipsychotic medications, but weight gain was significantly greater (1 BMI unit) in the clozapine-treated group, particularly among women...
  6. pmc Implications of CATIE for mental health services researchers
    Nancy H Covell
    Department of Psychiatry, Mt Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 59:526-9. 2008
    ....
  7. ncbi Rates of refusal to participate in research studies among men and women
    Nancy H Covell
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 54:1541-4. 2003
    ..When feasible, oversampling may be useful to increase the participation of women or of any other underrepresented demographic group in research studies...
  8. ncbi Use of clients' self-reports to monitor Project Liberty clinicians' fidelity to a cognitive-behavioral intervention
    Susan M Essock
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Health Services Research, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Box 1230, 1 Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:1320-3. 2006
    ..This study examined outcomes associated with clinicians' fidelity to key elements of a cognitive-behavioral treatment intervention developed for Project Liberty's enhanced services counseling program...
  9. ncbi Characteristics of Project Liberty clients that predicted referrals to intensive mental health services
    Nancy H Covell
    James J Peters Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Bronx, NY, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:1313-5. 2006
    ....
  10. ncbi The road back: predictors of regaining preattack functioning among Project Liberty clients
    Carlos T Jackson
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Health Services Research, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York City, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:1283-90. 2006
    ..This study determined the likelihood and predictors of Project Liberty counseling recipients' reporting their return to satisfactory life functioning 16 to 26 months after the September 11, 2001, attacks...
  11. ncbi Service utilization and event reaction patterns among children who received Project Liberty counseling services
    Nancy H Covell
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Health Services Research, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York City, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:1277-82. 2006
    ..This study examined service utilization and event reaction patterns among children who used crisis counseling services provided under Project Liberty for 27 months after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center...
  12. pmc Effectiveness of switching from long-acting injectable fluphenazine or haloperidol decanoate to long-acting injectable risperidone microspheres: an open-label, randomized controlled trial
    Nancy H Covell
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 73:669-75. 2012
    ..This multisite randomized trial addressed risks and benefits of staying on long-acting injectable haloperidol or fluphenazine versus switching to long-acting injectable risperidone microspheres...
  13. doi Identifying clinically questionable psychotropic prescribing practices for medicaid recipients in new york state
    Susan M Essock
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York City, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:1595-602. 2009
    ..This study sought to identify and characterize rates of clinically questionable prescribing in New York State...
  14. ncbi Effectiveness of two methods of obtaining feedback on mental health services provided to anonymous recipients
    Nancy H Covell
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:1324-7. 2006
    ....
  15. doi Use of integrated dual disorder treatment via assertive community treatment versus clinical case management for persons with co-occurring disorders and antisocial personality disorder
    Linda K Frisman
    School of Social Work, University of Connecticut, West Hartford, CT, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 197:822-8. 2009
    ..This study provides preliminary evidence that persons with co-occurring serious mental illness, substance use disorders, and ASPD may benefit from delivery of IDDT through ACT teams...
  16. ncbi Relationship between diabetes and mortality among persons with co-occurring psychotic and substance use disorders
    Carlos T Jackson
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York City, NY 10029, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:270-2. 2007
    ....
  17. pmc Effectiveness of switching from antipsychotic polypharmacy to monotherapy
    Susan M Essock
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 168:702-8. 2011
    ..This randomized trial addressed the risks and benefits of staying on antipsychotic polypharmacy or switching to monotherapy...
  18. ncbi Comparison of ACT and standard case management for delivering integrated treatment for co-occurring disorders
    Susan M Essock
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Box 1230, 1 Gustave L Levy Place, New York, New York 10029 6574, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:185-96. 2006
    ..Although integrated mental health and substance abuse treatment is becoming a standard clinical approach for such clients, the optimal method for delivering integrated treatment remains unclear...
  19. ncbi Real-world antipsychotic treatment practices
    Troy A Moore
    Division of Schizophrenia and Related Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Related Disorders MSC 7792, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 30:401-16. 2007
    ....
  20. doi Does assertive community treatment increase medication adherence for people with co-occurring psychotic and substance use disorders?
    Jennifer I Manuel
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University and New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Am Psychiatr Nurses Assoc 17:51-6. 2011
    ..This study analyzed data from a randomized trial to examine the impact on medication adherence of integrated treatment delivered via assertive community treatment (ACT) versus standard clinical case management (SCCM)...
  21. ncbi Inside the black box: the importance of monitoring treatment implementation
    Susan M Essock
    Division of Health Services Research, Department of Psychiatry, Box 1230, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Schizophr Bull 30:613-5. 2004
  22. ncbi Effectiveness of switching antipsychotic medications
    Susan M Essock
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Health Services Research, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 163:2090-5. 2006
    ....
  23. ncbi Differential effectiveness of clozapine for patients nonresponsive to or intolerant of first generation antipsychotic medications
    Carlos T Jackson
    Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, Hartford, CT, USA
    Schizophr Bull 30:219-27. 2004
    ..Clinicians should give serious consideration to offering clozapine and other second generation antipsychotic medications to patients who have demonstrated intolerance to first generation antipsychotic medications...
  24. doi The feasibility of standardized patient assessments as a best practice in an academic training program
    Melissa R Arbuckle
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeon, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 64:209-11. 2013
    ..The results suggest that educational initiatives should be integrated into clinical practice, start early within training, include both trainees and faculty supervisors, and set use of SPAs as an expected standard of care...
  25. ncbi Use of Project Liberty counseling services over time by individuals in various risk categories
    Nancy H Covell
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Health Services Research, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York City, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:1268-70. 2006
    ....
  26. ncbi Antipsychotic drugs and schizophrenia
    Susan M Essock
    N Engl J Med 354:298-300; author reply 298-300. 2006
  27. pmc Conduct disorder and antisocial personality disorder in persons with severe psychiatric and substance use disorders
    Kim T Mueser
    Department of Psychiatry and Community, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
    Schizophr Bull 32:626-36. 2006
    ....
  28. ncbi Implementing peer-assisted case management to help homeless veterans with mental illness transition to independent housing
    Ellen M Weissman
    Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center, Veterans Integrated Service Network 3, Bronx Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10468, USA
    Community Ment Health J 41:267-76. 2005
    ..In this report, we describe a pilot peer advisor program, its implementation, and pilot data on program administration...
  29. ncbi Demographic characteristics of individuals who received Project Liberty crisis counseling services
    Sheila A Donahue
    Center for Information Technology and Evaluation Research, New York State Office of Mental Health, Albany, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:1261-7. 2006
    ..It also examines the extent to which service recipients reflected the demographic characteristics of their home communities...

Research Grants1

  1. Changing from Conventional to Risperidone Decanoate
    Nancy Covell; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Subjects will be interviewed with quantitative instruments at baseline and at follow-up intervals for 1 year. ..