Lora H Beebe

Summary

Affiliation: University of Tennessee
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Description of physical activity in outpatients with schizophrenia spectrum disorders
    Lora Humphrey Beebe
    College of Nursing, University of Tennessee, 1200 Volunteer Blvd, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    Int J Ment Health Nurs 22:430-6. 2013
  2. doi request reprint A pilot study describing physical activity in persons with schizophrenia spectrum disorders (SSDS) after an exercise program
    Lora Humphrey Beebe
    University of Tennessee Knoxville, College of Nursing, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996 4180, USA
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 34:214-9. 2013
  3. pmc Meet me at the crossroads: clinical research engages practitioners, educators, students, and patients
    Lora Humphrey Beebe
    University of Tennessee Knoxville, Tennessee, USA
    Perspect Psychiatr Care 48:76-82. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Using pedometers to document physical activity in patients with schizophrenia spectrum disorders: a feasibility study
    Lora H Beebe
    University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, USA
    J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 50:44-9. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Keeping in touch. Cell phone use in people with schizophrenia disorders
    Lora Humphrey Beebe
    University of Tennessee, College of Nursing, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 48:32-7. 2010
  6. pmc Effect of a motivational group intervention upon exercise self efficacy and outcome expectations for exercise in Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders (SSDs)
    Lora Humphrey Beebe
    College of Nursing, University of Tennessee, 1200 Volunteer Boulevard, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    J Am Psychiatr Nurses Assoc 16:105-13. 2010
  7. pmc Informed consent to research in persons with schizophrenia spectrum disorders
    Lora Humphrey Beebe
    University of Tennessee, College of Nursing, 1200 Volunteer Blvd, Knoxville, TN 37992, USA
    Nurs Ethics 17:425-34. 2010
  8. pmc Effect of a motivational intervention on exercise behavior in persons with schizophrenia spectrum disorders
    Lora Humphrey Beebe
    University of Tennessee, 1200 Volunteer Blvd, Knoxville, TN 37922, USA
    Community Ment Health J 47:628-36. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Effect of a motivational group intervention on exercise self-efficacy and outcome expectations for exercise in schizophrenia spectrum disorders
    Lora Humphrey Beebe
    University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, USA
    J Am Psychiatr Nurses Assoc 16:105-13. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Telenursing intervention increases psychiatric medication adherence in schizophrenia outpatients
    Lora Humphrey Beebe
    University of Tennessee College of Nursing
    J Am Psychiatr Nurses Assoc 14:217-24. 2008

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Publications24

  1. doi request reprint Description of physical activity in outpatients with schizophrenia spectrum disorders
    Lora Humphrey Beebe
    College of Nursing, University of Tennessee, 1200 Volunteer Blvd, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    Int J Ment Health Nurs 22:430-6. 2013
    ..Extended-wear pedometers are an easy-to-use, cost-effective way to document physical activity and evaluate efforts to help this vulnerable group achieve activity-related health improvements. ..
  2. doi request reprint A pilot study describing physical activity in persons with schizophrenia spectrum disorders (SSDS) after an exercise program
    Lora Humphrey Beebe
    University of Tennessee Knoxville, College of Nursing, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996 4180, USA
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 34:214-9. 2013
    ..Future studies should increase the sample size and recruit participants from multiple sites to enhance power and generalizability...
  3. pmc Meet me at the crossroads: clinical research engages practitioners, educators, students, and patients
    Lora Humphrey Beebe
    University of Tennessee Knoxville, Tennessee, USA
    Perspect Psychiatr Care 48:76-82. 2012
    ..Last and most important, clinical research must be understandable and meaningful to the participants...
  4. doi request reprint Using pedometers to document physical activity in patients with schizophrenia spectrum disorders: a feasibility study
    Lora H Beebe
    University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, USA
    J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 50:44-9. 2012
    ..Future investigations should test concurrent validity by examining the correlations between pedometer data and self-reported activity level...
  5. doi request reprint Keeping in touch. Cell phone use in people with schizophrenia disorders
    Lora Humphrey Beebe
    University of Tennessee, College of Nursing, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 48:32-7. 2010
    ..Future investigations should examine the use of cell phone access to foster personal safety, gain a sense of connectedness to others, and enhance quality of life...
  6. pmc Effect of a motivational group intervention upon exercise self efficacy and outcome expectations for exercise in Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders (SSDs)
    Lora Humphrey Beebe
    College of Nursing, University of Tennessee, 1200 Volunteer Boulevard, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    J Am Psychiatr Nurses Assoc 16:105-13. 2010
    ..Persons with SSDs contend with multiple barriers to exercise. Interventions are needed to enhance attitudes theoretically linked to exercise behavior...
  7. pmc Informed consent to research in persons with schizophrenia spectrum disorders
    Lora Humphrey Beebe
    University of Tennessee, College of Nursing, 1200 Volunteer Blvd, Knoxville, TN 37992, USA
    Nurs Ethics 17:425-34. 2010
    ..29, P = 0.016). Nurse researchers should consider documenting comprehension with this tool owing to its availability, time efficiency and utility...
  8. pmc Effect of a motivational intervention on exercise behavior in persons with schizophrenia spectrum disorders
    Lora Humphrey Beebe
    University of Tennessee, 1200 Volunteer Blvd, Knoxville, TN 37922, USA
    Community Ment Health J 47:628-36. 2011
    ..38, P = 0.001) and persistence (r = -.29, P = 0.01), as well as number of minutes walked. This study is among the first to examine interventions designed to enhance exercise motivation in SSDs...
  9. ncbi request reprint Effect of a motivational group intervention on exercise self-efficacy and outcome expectations for exercise in schizophrenia spectrum disorders
    Lora Humphrey Beebe
    University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, USA
    J Am Psychiatr Nurses Assoc 16:105-13. 2010
    ..Persons with schizophrenia spectrum disorders (SSDs) contend with multiple barriers to exercise. Interventions are needed to enhance attitudes theoretically linked to exercise behavior...
  10. ncbi request reprint Telenursing intervention increases psychiatric medication adherence in schizophrenia outpatients
    Lora Humphrey Beebe
    University of Tennessee College of Nursing
    J Am Psychiatr Nurses Assoc 14:217-24. 2008
    ..Psychosocial interventions with components of problem solving and motivation have shown promise in improving adherence behaviors...
  11. doi request reprint Putting the "evidence" in evidence-based practice: meeting research challenges in community psychiatric settings
    LORA BEEBE
    University of Tennessee, College of Nursing, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996 4180, USA
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 32:537-43. 2011
    ..In service of this goal, the authors draw upon their research experiences in community psychiatric settings to suggest options for overcoming system-, clinician-, and client-related research barriers in community psychiatric settings...
  12. pmc Feasibility of the Walk, Address, Learn and Cue (WALC) Intervention for schizophrenia spectrum disorders
    Lora Humphrey Beebe
    Tennessee Wesleyan College, Knoxville, TN, USA
    Arch Psychiatr Nurs 24:54-62. 2010
    ..Follow up studies should examine the effect of the intervention upon future exercise behavior, with the goal of identifying evidence based interventions to increase exercise in this group...
  13. doi request reprint What community living problems do persons with schizophrenia report during periods of stability?
    Lora Humphrey Beebe
    University of Tennessee College of Nursing, Knoxville, TN, USA
    Perspect Psychiatr Care 46:48-55. 2010
    ..This article describes problems reported by persons with schizophrenia while stable...
  14. ncbi request reprint Describing the health parameters of outpatients with schizophrenia
    Lora Humphrey Beebe
    College of Nursing, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    Appl Nurs Res 19:43-7. 2006
    ..More research is needed to examine responses of veterans with schizophrenia to interventions designed to improve physical health parameters...
  15. ncbi request reprint Walking tall: a person with schizophrenia on a journey to better health
    Lora H Beebe
    University of Tennessee, College of Nursing, Knoxville 37996, USA
    J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 44:53-5. 2006
  16. ncbi request reprint Beyond the prescription pad: psychosocial treatments for individuals with schizophrenia
    Lora Humphrey Beebe
    University of Tennessee, College of Nursing, Knoxville, USA
    J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 45:35-43. 2007
    ..This article describes the key elements of recommended psychosocial treatments, briefly reviews the evidence for these treatments, and discusses clinical implications for all psychiatric nurses...
  17. ncbi request reprint What can we learn from pilot studies?
    Lora Humphrey Beebe
    University of Tennessee College of Nursing, Knoxville, TN, USA
    Perspect Psychiatr Care 43:213-8. 2007
    ..This paper discusses some of the potential lessons to be learned from pilot studies, using a recently completed pilot study of exercise in outpatients with schizophrenia as a case example...
  18. doi request reprint Obesity in schizophrenia: screening, monitoring, and health promotion
    Lora Humphrey Beebe
    University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, USA
    Perspect Psychiatr Care 44:25-31. 2008
    ..This paper reviews risks, assessments, antipsychotic medication choices, and lifestyle interventions for obesity in persons with schizophrenia...
  19. doi request reprint Examining informed consent in persons with schizophrenia
    Lora Humphrey Beebe
    College of Nursing, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996 4180, USA
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 29:397-410. 2008
    ..12, p = 0.023). Nurse researchers should consider documenting comprehension with the ESC due to its availability, time efficiency, and utility...
  20. ncbi request reprint Guided imagery and music: using the Bonny method to evoke emotion and access the unconscious
    Lora Humphrey Beebe
    University of Tennessee College of Nursing, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996, USA
    J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 47:29-33. 2009
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  21. ncbi request reprint Effects of exercise on mental and physical health parameters of persons with schizophrenia
    Lora Humphrey Beebe
    University of Florida, College of Nursing, Gainesville, 32610, USA
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 26:661-76. 2005
    ..Research is needed to identify effective exercise interventions and feasible delivery modalities for persons with schizophrenia in community settings...
  22. ncbi request reprint Problems in community living identified by people with schizophrenia
    Lora Humphrey Beebe
    University of Florida, College of Nursing, Health Science Center, PO Box 100187, Gainesville, FL 32610 0187, USA
    J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 40:38-45. 2002
    ..3. A telephone nursing intervention has the potential to reduce the negative effects of stressors on people with schizophrenia living in the community...
  23. ncbi request reprint TIPS: telephone intervention--problem solving for persons with schizophrenia
    Lora Humphrey Beebe
    University of Florida, College of Nursing, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 25:317-29. 2004
    ..These data suggest that psychiatric nurses who would like to employ TIPS to support clients in the community should plan for at least two face-to-face interventions to establish rapport prior to initiating TIPS...
  24. ncbi request reprint Theory-based research in schizophrenia
    Lora Humphrey Beebe
    University of Florida, College of Nursing Health Science Center, Gainesville, FL, USA
    Perspect Psychiatr Care 39:67-74. 2003
    ..Theoretical models to guide research into schizophrenia...

Research Grants2

  1. Motivating Persons with Schizophrenia to Exercise
    LORA BEEBE; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Additional aims planned for later inquiries include examination of mediating factors, long term effects, quality of life, physical and mental health changes, the effect of boosters, and the use of peer counselors as role models. ..