Amy N Cohen

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The family forum: directions for the implementation of family psychoeducation for severe mental illness
    Amy N Cohen
    Greater Los Angeles Veterans Affairs Healthcare Center, Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 59:40-8. 2008
  2. pmc Implementation of a family intervention for individuals with schizophrenia
    Amy N Cohen
    VA Desert Pacific Mental Health Research, Education and Clinical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:32-7. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Implementation of evidence-based employment services in specialty mental health
    Alison B Hamilton
    Greater Los Angeles VA Healthcare Center, Los Angeles, CA Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
    Health Serv Res 48:2224-44. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Preferences for family involvement in care among consumers with serious mental illness
    Amy N Cohen
    Veterans Affairs VA Desert Pacific Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center MIRECC, 11301 Wilshire Blvd 210A, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 64:257-63. 2013
  5. pmc Information technology to support improved care for chronic illness
    Alexander S Young
    West Los Angeles VA Healthcare Center, VA Desert Pacific Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center MIRECC, 11301 Wilshire Blvd 210A, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:425-30. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Expressed emotion versus relationship quality variables in the prediction of recurrence in bipolar patients
    Leslie J Yan
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, 1285 Franz Hall, PO Box 951563, 405 Hilgard Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Affect Disord 83:199-206. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint The stress sensitization hypothesis: understanding the course of bipolar disorder
    Kimberly A Dienes
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Affect Disord 95:43-9. 2006
  8. pmc The potential impact of the recovery movement on family interventions for schizophrenia: opportunities and obstacles
    Shirley M Glynn
    Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System at West Los Angeles, California, USA
    Schizophr Bull 32:451-63. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint New challenges in family interventions for schizophrenia
    Shirley M Glynn
    Semel Institute of Neuroscience and Human Behavior, UCLA, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System at West Los Angeles, B151J, 11301 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Expert Rev Neurother 7:33-43. 2007
  10. pmc Effectiveness of a psychosocial weight management program for individuals with schizophrenia
    Noosha Niv
    VA Desert Pacific MIRECC and University of California Los Angeles, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 41:370-80. 2014

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. doi request reprint The family forum: directions for the implementation of family psychoeducation for severe mental illness
    Amy N Cohen
    Greater Los Angeles Veterans Affairs Healthcare Center, Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 59:40-8. 2008
    ..The article describes opportunities for the research and clinical communities to expand the proportion of families served...
  2. pmc Implementation of a family intervention for individuals with schizophrenia
    Amy N Cohen
    VA Desert Pacific Mental Health Research, Education and Clinical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:32-7. 2010
    ..Families are rarely included in clinical care despite research showing that family involvement has a positive effect on individuals with schizophrenia by reducing relapse, improving work functioning, and social adjustment...
  3. ncbi request reprint Implementation of evidence-based employment services in specialty mental health
    Alison B Hamilton
    Greater Los Angeles VA Healthcare Center, Los Angeles, CA Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
    Health Serv Res 48:2224-44. 2013
    ..Study a quality improvement approach for implementing evidence-based employment services at specialty mental health clinics...
  4. doi request reprint Preferences for family involvement in care among consumers with serious mental illness
    Amy N Cohen
    Veterans Affairs VA Desert Pacific Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center MIRECC, 11301 Wilshire Blvd 210A, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 64:257-63. 2013
    ..This study is the first systematic report on preferences expressed by consumers with serious mental illness for family involvement...
  5. pmc Information technology to support improved care for chronic illness
    Alexander S Young
    West Los Angeles VA Healthcare Center, VA Desert Pacific Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center MIRECC, 11301 Wilshire Blvd 210A, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:425-30. 2007
    ..However, considerable uncertainty remains regarding the relative impact of specific informatics technologies on chronic illness care...
  6. ncbi request reprint Expressed emotion versus relationship quality variables in the prediction of recurrence in bipolar patients
    Leslie J Yan
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, 1285 Franz Hall, PO Box 951563, 405 Hilgard Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Affect Disord 83:199-206. 2004
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint The stress sensitization hypothesis: understanding the course of bipolar disorder
    Kimberly A Dienes
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Affect Disord 95:43-9. 2006
    ..The authors tested hypotheses about both stress and early adversity "sensitization" on the course of bipolar disorder over a one-year period...
  8. pmc The potential impact of the recovery movement on family interventions for schizophrenia: opportunities and obstacles
    Shirley M Glynn
    Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System at West Los Angeles, California, USA
    Schizophr Bull 32:451-63. 2006
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint New challenges in family interventions for schizophrenia
    Shirley M Glynn
    Semel Institute of Neuroscience and Human Behavior, UCLA, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System at West Los Angeles, B151J, 11301 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Expert Rev Neurother 7:33-43. 2007
    ..The benefits of participation in family-organized, nonprofessional support and education programs are then described. Finally, three issues meriting further study are outlined...
  10. pmc Effectiveness of a psychosocial weight management program for individuals with schizophrenia
    Noosha Niv
    VA Desert Pacific MIRECC and University of California Los Angeles, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 41:370-80. 2014
    ..4 pounds, and had an average BMI decrease of 0.3. There was no significant change in weight or BMI compared to the control group. Intervention strategies that both improve utilization and yield greater weight loss need to be developed. ..
  11. pmc The appropriateness of routine medication treatment for schizophrenia
    Alexander S Young
    Department of Veterans Affairs Desert Pacific Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Schizophr Bull 36:732-9. 2010
    ..Given that most prescriptions are now for second-generation medications, this study describes current clinical problems and the appropriateness of treatment in routine practice...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effects of stress and social support on recurrence in bipolar disorder
    Amy N Cohen
    West Los Angeles VA Healthcare Center and Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Affect Disord 82:143-7. 2004
    ..This study examines prospectively the effects of stressful events and social support on episode recurrence in bipolar I disorder...
  13. pmc Organizational readiness in specialty mental health care
    Alison B Hamilton
    VA Desert Pacific Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center, and UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, 1640 S Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:27-31. 2010
    ..This paper discusses organizational assessment in specialty mental health, in preparation for improving care for individuals with schizophrenia...
  14. ncbi request reprint The MIRECC version of the Global Assessment of Functioning scale: reliability and validity
    Noosha Niv
    Veterans Affairs Desert Pacific Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, West Los Angeles VA, 11301 Wilshire Blvd 210A, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:529-35. 2007
    ..The MIRECC GAF measures occupational functioning, social functioning, and symptom severity on three subscales...
  15. ncbi request reprint The validity of using patient self-report to assess psychotic symptoms in schizophrenia
    Noosha Niv
    VA Desert Pacific Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center, West Los Angeles VA, MIRECC, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Schizophr Res 90:245-50. 2007
    ..5 to best detect moderate or greater psychosis, and a cutoff score of 1.0 to best detect severe or extremely severe psychosis. The BASIS-R has potential as an assessment tool and screening instrument in schizophrenia...
  16. pmc A network-based system to improve care for schizophrenia: the Medical Informatics Network Tool (MINT)
    Alexander S Young
    Department of Veterans Affairs Desert Pacific Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 11:358-67. 2004
    ..To date, MINT has been used with more than 165 patients and 29 psychiatrists and has supported practices that are consistent with improvements in the quality of care...
  17. ncbi request reprint Family contact, experience of family relationships, and views about family involvement in treatment among VA consumers with serious mental illness
    Aaron Murray-Swank
    Department of Veterans Affairs VA Capitol Health Care Network Veterans Integrated Service Network 5, Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center MIRECC, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 44:801-11. 2007
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Using information systems to improve care for persons with schizophrenia
    Alexander S Young
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Desert Pacific Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center MIRECC, 11301 Wilshire Boulevard 210A, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 55:253-5. 2004
  19. pmc Informatics systems to promote improved care for chronic illness: a literature review
    David Dorr
    Oregon Health and Science University, Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, Portland, OR, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 14:156-63. 2007
    ..To understand information systems components important in supporting team-based care of chronic illness through a literature search...