Affiliation: University of California
- Clinical trial of wellness training: health promotion for severely mentally ill adultsLinda Chafetz
Department of Community Health Systems, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0608, USA
J Nerv Ment Dis 196:475-83. 2008..The WT group showed significantly better outcomes on the SF-36 physical functioning and general health scales. Findings affirm ability of SMI adults to benefit from active health promotion...
- History of arrest, incarceration and victimization in community-based severely mentally illMary Castle White
University of California, San Francisco School of Nursing, Department of Community Health Systems, 2 Koret Way, Box 0608, San Francisco, California 94143 0608, USA
J Community Health 31:123-35. 2006..Healthcare providers should solicit histories to include these events in order to understand and provide optimal care and case management services...
- Predictors of physical functioning among adults with severe mental illnessLinda Chafetz
Community Health Systems Department, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, Box 0608, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
Psychiatr Serv 57:225-31. 2006..This study examined physical functioning scores for this population and compared them with national norms...
- Older adults with schizophrenia finding a place to belongHeather C Leutwyler
Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0610, USA
Issues Ment Health Nurs 31:507-13. 2010..Awareness of the facilitators of and barriers to finding a place to belong is key to improving the physical health of this vulnerable population...
- A nursing faculty practice for the severely mentally ill: merging practice with researchLinda Chafetz
Department of Community Health Systems, University of California San Francisco School of Nursing, 2 Koret Way, San Francisco, CA 94143 0608, USA
Nurs Outlook 52:209-14. 2004..The merging of practice and research increases visibility of nursing contributions and will allow testing of models for care...
- The poor general health of the severely mentally ill: impact of schizophrenic diagnosisLinda Chafetz
University of California, San Francisco Community Health Systems, School of Nursing, USA
Community Ment Health J 41:169-84. 2005..Those with schizophrenia had less substance abuse and fewer liver conditions, but more diabetes and chronic respiratory problems. Implications for providers and for research are discussed...
- Factors associated with residential placement in an assertive community treatment programMichelle DeCoux Hampton
University of California, School of Nursing, San Francisco, USA
Issues Ment Health Nurs 23:677-89. 2002..However, higher function alone was not significantly associated with placement, suggesting a role for clinical judgement and a need for future research in this area...
- Psychological morbidity of Thai families of a person with schizophreniaSomporn Rungreangkulkij
Department of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen 40002, Thailand
Int J Nurs Stud 39:35-50. 2002..The findings suggest that in a stable stage of illness, other stresses of family life may have stronger impact on psychological status of family members, than the illness. Implications for clinical nurses and researchers are presented...