S M Cummings

Summary

Affiliation: University of Tennessee
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Alcohol misuse among older adult public housing residents
    Sherry M Cummings
    College of Social Work, University of Tennessee Knoxville, Nashville, Tennessee 37210, USA
    J Gerontol Soc Work 56:407-22. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Correlates of depression among older Kurdish refugees
    Sherry Cummings
    University of Tennessee, Nashville, TN 37210, USA
    Soc Work 56:159-68. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Aging with a severe mental illness: challenges and treatments
    Sherry M Cummings
    College of Social Work, University of Tennessee, 193E Polk Avenue, Nashville, TN 37210, USA
    J Gerontol Soc Work 54:175-88. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Formal and informal support for older adults with severe mental illness
    Sherry M Cummings
    College of Social Work, University of Tennessee, Nashville, TN, USA
    Aging Ment Health 13:619-27. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Treating older persons with severe mental illness in the community: impact of an interdisciplinary geriatric mental health team
    Sherry M Cummings
    College of Social Work, University of Tennessee, Nashville, Tennessee 37210, USA
    J Gerontol Soc Work 52:17-31. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Substance abuse
    Sherry M Cummings
    University of Tennessee, College of Social Work, Nashville, TN 37210, USA
    J Gerontol Soc Work 50:215-41. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of biopsychosocial services needs among older adults with severe mental illness: met and unmet needs
    Sherry M Cummings
    College of Social Work, University of Tennessee, Nashville, TN 37210, USA
    Health Soc Work 33:133-43. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Impact of an infusion model on social work students' aging knowledge, attitudes, and interests
    Sherry M Cummings
    University of Tennessee, College of Social Work, 193E Polk Avenue, Nashville, TN 37210, USA
    J Gerontol Soc Work 47:173-86. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Functional impairment as a predictor of depressive symptomatology: the role of race, religiosity, and social support
    Sherry M Cummings
    College of Social Work, University of Tennessee, 193 E Polk Avenue, Nashville, TN 37210, USA
    Health Soc Work 28:23-32. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Adequacy of discharge plans and rehospitalization among hospitalized dementia patients
    S M Cummings
    College of Social Work, University of Tennessee, Nashville 37203, USA
    Health Soc Work 24:249-59. 1999

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. doi request reprint Alcohol misuse among older adult public housing residents
    Sherry M Cummings
    College of Social Work, University of Tennessee Knoxville, Nashville, Tennessee 37210, USA
    J Gerontol Soc Work 56:407-22. 2013
    ..No residents were receiving substance abuse treatment. As the number of older adults increase, training social workers to assess and treat alcohol misuse in older adults is critical...
  2. ncbi request reprint Correlates of depression among older Kurdish refugees
    Sherry Cummings
    University of Tennessee, Nashville, TN 37210, USA
    Soc Work 56:159-68. 2011
    ..Results suggest substantial psychological distress among this understudied population of older refugees. Implications for research and practice with older members of newly established refugee populations are discussed...
  3. doi request reprint Aging with a severe mental illness: challenges and treatments
    Sherry M Cummings
    College of Social Work, University of Tennessee, 193E Polk Avenue, Nashville, TN 37210, USA
    J Gerontol Soc Work 54:175-88. 2011
    ..Finally, future directions in practice and research are presented to develop additional methods of support for older adults with SMI and their families...
  4. doi request reprint Formal and informal support for older adults with severe mental illness
    Sherry M Cummings
    College of Social Work, University of Tennessee, Nashville, TN, USA
    Aging Ment Health 13:619-27. 2009
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  5. doi request reprint Treating older persons with severe mental illness in the community: impact of an interdisciplinary geriatric mental health team
    Sherry M Cummings
    College of Social Work, University of Tennessee, Nashville, Tennessee 37210, USA
    J Gerontol Soc Work 52:17-31. 2009
    ..This study provides preliminary support for the feasibility and efficacy of a MGHIT approach in treating older community-dwelling adults with severe mental illnesses. Implications for social workers are discussed...
  6. doi request reprint Substance abuse
    Sherry M Cummings
    University of Tennessee, College of Social Work, Nashville, TN 37210, USA
    J Gerontol Soc Work 50:215-41. 2008
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of biopsychosocial services needs among older adults with severe mental illness: met and unmet needs
    Sherry M Cummings
    College of Social Work, University of Tennessee, Nashville, TN 37210, USA
    Health Soc Work 33:133-43. 2008
    ..Research and practice implications are discussed...
  8. ncbi request reprint Impact of an infusion model on social work students' aging knowledge, attitudes, and interests
    Sherry M Cummings
    University of Tennessee, College of Social Work, 193E Polk Avenue, Nashville, TN 37210, USA
    J Gerontol Soc Work 47:173-86. 2006
    ..Treatment group students also showed greater gains in self-rated aging knowledge. Both treatment and control group students had significant gains in a test of aging-related knowledge. Pedagogical implications are discussed...
  9. ncbi request reprint Functional impairment as a predictor of depressive symptomatology: the role of race, religiosity, and social support
    Sherry M Cummings
    College of Social Work, University of Tennessee, 193 E Polk Avenue, Nashville, TN 37210, USA
    Health Soc Work 28:23-32. 2003
    ..However, African Americans did report significantly higher levels of religiosity and social support...
  10. ncbi request reprint Adequacy of discharge plans and rehospitalization among hospitalized dementia patients
    S M Cummings
    College of Social Work, University of Tennessee, Nashville 37203, USA
    Health Soc Work 24:249-59. 1999
    ..The findings of this study point to significant family and resource-related factors that compromise discharge plan adequacy for dementia patients. Implications for practice, education, and policy are discussed...
  11. ncbi request reprint Knowledge of and attitudes toward aging among non-elders: gender and race differences
    S M Cummings
    College of Social Work, University of Tennessee, Nashville 37203, USA
    J Women Aging 12:77-91. 2000
    ..Implications from these results include the creation of public educational strategies and the organization of women and minorities to more actively address the development and shape of age-related policies...
  12. ncbi request reprint Predictors of psychological well-being among assisted-living residents
    Sherry M Cummings
    University of Tennessee, College of Social Work, 193 E Polk Avenue, Nashville, TN 37210, USA
    Health Soc Work 27:293-302. 2002
    ..The predictive value of gender and health variables were reduced when social support was introduced. Implications for policy and social work practice are discussed...
  13. ncbi request reprint The influence of religiosity on depression among low-income people with diabetes
    Barbara Kilbourne
    Department of Sociology and Social Work, Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN 37209, USA
    Health Soc Work 34:137-47. 2009
    ..The analyses suggest that religious resources increase psychological resiliency among those managing the chronic stress of diabetes. Pedagogical and practice implications are discussed...
  14. doi request reprint Overview of evidence-based practice with older adults and their families
    Sherry M Cummings
    J Gerontol Soc Work 50:1-10. 2008
    ..To this end, a thorough review of the extant research on psychosocial interventions available to address the varied health, mental health/cognitive, and social role challenges faced by older adults and family caregivers is provided...
  15. doi request reprint Evidence-based interventions with older adults: concluding thoughts
    Nancy P Kropf
    School of Social Work, Georgia State University, P O Box 3995, Atlanta, GA 30302, USA
    J Gerontol Soc Work 50:345-55. 2008
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Helping adults with diabetes: a review of evidence-based interventions
    Vaughn A DeCoster
    School of Social Work, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville 72701, USA
    Health Soc Work 30:259-64. 2005