Geoffrey M Curran

Summary

Affiliation: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Development and implementation of collaborative care for depression in HIV clinics
    Geoffrey M Curran
    Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, Little Rock, USA
    AIDS Care 23:1626-36. 2011
  2. pmc Effectiveness-implementation hybrid designs: combining elements of clinical effectiveness and implementation research to enhance public health impact
    Geoffrey M Curran
    Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, and Department of Psychiatry, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Med Care 50:217-26. 2012
  3. pmc Implementation of the CALM intervention for anxiety disorders: a qualitative study
    Geoffrey M Curran
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Implement Sci 7:1-11. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Individual and program predictors of attrition from VA substance use treatment
    Geoffrey M Curran
    VA Health Services Research and Development, Center for Mental Health and Outcomes Research, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, 2200 Fort Roots Drive, North Little Rock, AR 72114, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 36:25-34. 2009
  5. pmc The association of psychiatric comorbidity and use of the emergency department among persons with substance use disorders: an observational cohort study
    Geoffrey M Curran
    Division of Health Services Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
    BMC Emerg Med 8:17. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Implementing research findings into practice using clinical opinion leaders: barriers and lessons learned
    Geoffrey M Curran
    Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, Little Rock, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 31:700-7. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptomatology and early attrition from intensive outpatient substance use treatment
    Geoffrey M Curran
    Veterans Administration Health Services Research and Development Center for Mental Healthcare and Outcomes Research, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, 2200 Fort Roots Drive, Building 58, North Little Rock, AR 72114, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 29:138-43. 2002
  8. pmc Trajectories in use of substance abuse and mental health services among stimulant users in rural areas
    Geoffrey Michael Curran
    Department of Psychiatry, Universityof Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 62:1230-2. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Emergency department use of persons with comorbid psychiatric and substance abuse disorders
    Geoffrey M Curran
    South Central Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, North Little Rock 72114, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 41:659-67. 2003
  10. doi request reprint Effectiveness of collaborative care for depression in human immunodeficiency virus clinics
    Jeffrey M Pyne
    Center for Mental Healthcare and Outcomes Research, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, and Educational Center and Psychiatric Research Institute, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, North Little Rock, Arkansas 72114, USA
    Arch Intern Med 171:23-31. 2011

Research Grants

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Publications27

  1. doi request reprint Development and implementation of collaborative care for depression in HIV clinics
    Geoffrey M Curran
    Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, Little Rock, USA
    AIDS Care 23:1626-36. 2011
    ..The HITIDES study provides the opportunity to evaluate collaborative depression care in a specialty physical health clinic setting with a population that has a high prevalence of depression and MH comorbidity...
  2. pmc Effectiveness-implementation hybrid designs: combining elements of clinical effectiveness and implementation research to enhance public health impact
    Geoffrey M Curran
    Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, and Department of Psychiatry, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Med Care 50:217-26. 2012
    ..This study proposes a "hybrid effectiveness-implementation" typology, describes a rationale for their use, outlines the design decisions that must be faced, and provides several real-world examples...
  3. pmc Implementation of the CALM intervention for anxiety disorders: a qualitative study
    Geoffrey M Curran
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Implement Sci 7:1-11. 2012
    ..Key research questions were as follows: (1) What were the facilitators/barriers to implementing CALM? (2) What were the facilitators/barriers to sustaining CALM after the study was completed?..
  4. doi request reprint Individual and program predictors of attrition from VA substance use treatment
    Geoffrey M Curran
    VA Health Services Research and Development, Center for Mental Health and Outcomes Research, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, 2200 Fort Roots Drive, North Little Rock, AR 72114, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 36:25-34. 2009
    ..Focus on individual and program level factors associated with attrition is crucial to retaining individuals in treatment...
  5. pmc The association of psychiatric comorbidity and use of the emergency department among persons with substance use disorders: an observational cohort study
    Geoffrey M Curran
    Division of Health Services Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
    BMC Emerg Med 8:17. 2008
    ..This study assesses the association of a psychiatric comorbidity on (ED) use among patients with substance use disorders (SUDs)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Implementing research findings into practice using clinical opinion leaders: barriers and lessons learned
    Geoffrey M Curran
    Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, Little Rock, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 31:700-7. 2005
    ..The concept of using opinion leaders as disseminators of research evidence and internal agents of change has been widely reported...
  7. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptomatology and early attrition from intensive outpatient substance use treatment
    Geoffrey M Curran
    Veterans Administration Health Services Research and Development Center for Mental Healthcare and Outcomes Research, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, 2200 Fort Roots Drive, Building 58, North Little Rock, AR 72114, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 29:138-43. 2002
    ..The results also indicate that future research should focus on potential distinguishing characteristics between early and later attrition...
  8. pmc Trajectories in use of substance abuse and mental health services among stimulant users in rural areas
    Geoffrey Michael Curran
    Department of Psychiatry, Universityof Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 62:1230-2. 2011
    ..This study examined substance abuse and mental health service utilization during a three-year period among stimulant users living in rural areas...
  9. ncbi request reprint Emergency department use of persons with comorbid psychiatric and substance abuse disorders
    Geoffrey M Curran
    South Central Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, North Little Rock 72114, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 41:659-67. 2003
    ..This study assesses the relationship between substance abuse comorbidity and emergency department use among patients with psychiatric disorders in a large academic medical center...
  10. doi request reprint Effectiveness of collaborative care for depression in human immunodeficiency virus clinics
    Jeffrey M Pyne
    Center for Mental Healthcare and Outcomes Research, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, and Educational Center and Psychiatric Research Institute, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, North Little Rock, Arkansas 72114, USA
    Arch Intern Med 171:23-31. 2011
    ..Depression is common among persons with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and is associated with unfavorable outcomes...
  11. ncbi request reprint Datapoints: detection of substance use disorders in veterans affairs primary care clinics
    Geoffrey M Curran
    Health Services Research and Development Center for Mental Healthcare and Outcomes Research of the Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare system, North Little Rock, Arkansas 72114, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 54:1326. 2003
  12. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of women seeking intensive outpatient substance use treatment in the VA
    Tracy Stecker
    VA Health Services Research and Development HSR and D, Center for Mental Health and Outcomes Research, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, North Little Rock, Arkansas 72114, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:1478-84. 2007
    ..To investigate gender differences among veterans receiving intensive outpatient (IOP) substance use treatment in a national VA sample and to compare women attending IOP with women with substance use disorders in VA primary care...
  13. ncbi request reprint Patterns of health services use associated with Veterans Affairs outpatient substance-use treatment
    Tracy Stecker
    Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development, Center for Mental Health and Outcomes Research, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, 152 NLR, 2200 Fort Roots Drive, North Little Rock, Arkansas 72114, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 68:510-8. 2007
    ..This study examined service use and costs associated with receiving intensive outpatient (IOP) substance-use treatment...
  14. ncbi request reprint Depressive disorders and alcohol dependence in a community population
    JoAnn E Kirchner
    VA HSR and D Center for Mental Healthcare and Outcomes Research, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, North Little Rock 72114 1706, USA
    Community Ment Health J 38:361-73. 2002
    ..This lack of insurance for previously depressed persons calls for future work examining the potential influence of this barrier to access care on both clinical and functional outcomes...
  15. pmc Criminal justice and alcohol treatment: results from a national sample
    Brenda M Booth
    HSR and D Center for Mental Healthcare Outcomes and Research, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, North Little Rock, Arkansas 72114, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 44:249-55. 2013
    ..Study results suggest opportunities for interventions to increase treatment rates or treatment need, a major correlate of treatment utilization...
  16. ncbi request reprint Predictors of short-term course of drinking in untreated rural and urban at-risk drinkers: effects of gender, illegal drug use and psychiatric comorbidity
    Brenda M Booth
    Centers for Mental Healthcare Research, Department of Psychiatry, University ofArkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 65:63-73. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine predictors of changes in drinking and drinking consequences in untreated at-risk drinkers in a community sample...
  17. pmc Religiousness among at-risk drinkers: is it prospectively associated with the development or maintenance of an alcohol-use disorder?
    Tyrone F Borders
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Fay W Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 4301 W Markham Street, Slot 820, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205 7199, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 71:136-42. 2010
    ..This study examined whether particular dimensions of religiousness are prospectively associated with the development or maintenance of an alcohol-use disorder (AUD) among at-risk drinkers or persons with a history of problem drinking...
  18. ncbi request reprint Datapoints: detecting depression in VA primary care clinics
    JoAnn E Kirchner
    Department of Veterans Affairs South Central Mental Illness Research and Clinical Center, North Little Rock, Arkansas 72114, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 55:350. 2004
  19. ncbi request reprint Variations in drinking patterns in the rural South: joint effects of race, gender, and rural residence
    Brenda M Booth
    Division of Health Services Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 32:561-8. 2006
    ..Caucasian), and rural residence on variations in drinking patterns, including past year abstinence, at-risk drinking, and recent drinking quantity and frequency for drinkers only...
  20. doi request reprint Barriers and facilitators for alcohol treatment for women: are there more or less for rural women?
    Jeon Small
    University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Psychiatric Research Institute Division of Health Services Research, Little Rock, AR 72205 7199, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 39:1-13. 2010
    ..Rural women differed from urban women on measures of treatment affordability and accessibility and report of illness severity and comorbidities...
  21. ncbi request reprint Steps for implementing collaborative care programs for depression
    John C Fortney
    Health Services Research and Development HSR and D, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, North Little Rock, Arkansas 72114, USA
    Popul Health Manag 12:69-79. 2009
    ..These implementation tools should help clinicians and administrators develop informed strategies for rolling out collaborative care models for depression...
  22. ncbi request reprint Perceived need for alcohol, drug, and mental health treatment
    Mark J Edlund
    VA South Central VISN 16, Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center, North Little Rock, AR, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:480-7. 2006
    ..To investigate determinants of perceived need for alcohol, drug, and mental (ADM) health treatment and differences in ADM treatment patterns between individuals with perceived need and those without...
  23. pmc Motivation to change as a mediator for the longitudinal relationships of gender and alcohol severity with one-year drinking outcome
    Jeon Small
    University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 73:504-13. 2012
    ..We examined whether motivation to change mediated the relationships between gender and baseline alcohol severity with drinking outcome at 12-month follow-up in a longitudinal community sample...
  24. ncbi request reprint Complexities of cocaine users presenting to the emergency department with chest pain: interactions between depression symptoms, alcohol use, and race
    John M Wryobeck
    From the Department of Psychiatry JMW, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH Department of Psychiatry MAW, LSM, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI and Division of Health Services Research, Department of Psychiatry GMC, BMB, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and HSR and D VA Center for Mental Healthcare Outcomes and Research, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, Little Rock, AR
    J Addict Med 1:213-21. 2007
    ..Depression is clearly a problem among not-in-treatment cocaine users presenting to an inner-city ED; heavy drinking in concert with cocaine use increases the risk for depression, with important interactions by race and gender...
  25. ncbi request reprint Psychological distress and return to substance use two years following treatment
    Heather A Flynn
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 39:885-910. 2004
    ..Results support long-term clinical monitoring of psychological distress as a marker for return to drug or alcohol use...
  26. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in correlates of recent physical assault among untreated rural and urban at-risk drinkers: role of depression
    Stephen T Chermack
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Violence Vict 21:67-80. 2006
    ..Overall, the results of this study suggest that screening and prevention interventions for physical assault among at-risk drinkers should target both alcohol use disorders and depression...
  27. pmc Lessons learned about implementing research evidence into clinical practice. Experiences from VA QUERI
    Hildi Hagedorn
    Substance Use Disorders QUERI, Minneapolis VA Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:S21-4. 2006
    ..The findings stress the importance of utilizing formative evaluation techniques to identify barriers to successful implementation and strategies to address these barriers...

Research Grants1

  1. Translating Depression Guidelines in Substance Abuse Tx
    Geoffrey Curran; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Patient-level outcomes will include depressive symptoms, substance use outcomes, medication adherence quality of life, and services use. ..