L Dixon

Summary

Affiliation: University of Maryland
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Extent and management of cardiovascular risk factors in patients with type 2 diabetes and serious mental illness
    Julie Kreyenbuhl
    Division of Services Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 194:404-10. 2006
  2. pmc The 2009 schizophrenia PORT psychosocial treatment recommendations and summary statements
    Lisa B Dixon
    VA Capitol Health Care Network Mental Illness Research Education and Clinical Center, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Schizophr Bull 36:48-70. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of the peer-taught 12-week family-to-family education program for severe mental illness
    L Dixon
    Center for Mental Health Services Research, University of Maryland Baltimore Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 109:207-15. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint A comparison of type 2 diabetes outcomes among persons with and without severe mental illnesses
    Lisa B Dixon
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 685 West Baltimore Street, MSTF 300, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 55:892-900. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Forty years of progress in community mental health: the role of evidence-based practices
    Lisa Dixon
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, 685 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 31:381-92. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint The need for implementing evidence-based practices
    Lisa Dixon
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine and the Department of Veterans Affairs Capitol Health Care Network Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Care Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 55:1160-1. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Correlates of severity of smoking among persons with severe mental illness
    Lisa Dixon
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine, VA Capitol Health Care Network Mental Illness Research Education and Clinical Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Am J Addict 16:101-10. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Psychiatrists and primary caring: what are our boundaries of responsibility?
    Lisa B Dixon
    Psychiatr Serv 58:600-2. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Outcomes of a randomized study of a peer-taught Family-to-Family Education Program for mental illness
    Lisa B Dixon
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 737 West Baltimore St, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 62:591-7. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Is implementation of the 5 A's of smoking cessation at community mental health centers effective for reduction of smoking by patients with serious mental illness?
    Lisa B Dixon
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Division of Services Research, 737 W Lombard St Room 520, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Am J Addict 18:386-92. 2009

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications70

  1. pmc Extent and management of cardiovascular risk factors in patients with type 2 diabetes and serious mental illness
    Julie Kreyenbuhl
    Division of Services Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 194:404-10. 2006
    ..Patients with both diabetes and SMI are treated less aggressively for high cardiovascular risk than diabetes patients without mental disorders...
  2. pmc The 2009 schizophrenia PORT psychosocial treatment recommendations and summary statements
    Lisa B Dixon
    VA Capitol Health Care Network Mental Illness Research Education and Clinical Center, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Schizophr Bull 36:48-70. 2010
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of the peer-taught 12-week family-to-family education program for severe mental illness
    L Dixon
    Center for Mental Health Services Research, University of Maryland Baltimore Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 109:207-15. 2004
    ..Family-to-Family Education Program (FFEP) is a 12-week course for family members of adults with serious mental illness (SMI). This study evaluates the effectiveness of FFEP for several family member outcomes...
  4. ncbi request reprint A comparison of type 2 diabetes outcomes among persons with and without severe mental illnesses
    Lisa B Dixon
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 685 West Baltimore Street, MSTF 300, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 55:892-900. 2004
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Forty years of progress in community mental health: the role of evidence-based practices
    Lisa Dixon
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, 685 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 31:381-92. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint The need for implementing evidence-based practices
    Lisa Dixon
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine and the Department of Veterans Affairs Capitol Health Care Network Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Care Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 55:1160-1. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Correlates of severity of smoking among persons with severe mental illness
    Lisa Dixon
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine, VA Capitol Health Care Network Mental Illness Research Education and Clinical Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Am J Addict 16:101-10. 2007
    ..The linkage of heavy smoking with poorer quality of life and co-occurring medical disorders suggests the importance of smoking reduction and cessation strategies to reduce smoking and decrease patients' total pack years of smoking...
  8. ncbi request reprint Psychiatrists and primary caring: what are our boundaries of responsibility?
    Lisa B Dixon
    Psychiatr Serv 58:600-2. 2007
    ..Characteristics of the setting, practitioner, and patient that affect how such responsibilities are fulfilled are also discussed...
  9. doi request reprint Outcomes of a randomized study of a peer-taught Family-to-Family Education Program for mental illness
    Lisa B Dixon
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 737 West Baltimore St, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 62:591-7. 2011
    ..The Family-to-Family Education Program (FTF) is a 12-week course offered by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) for family members of adults with mental illness. This study evaluated the course's effectiveness...
  10. doi request reprint Is implementation of the 5 A's of smoking cessation at community mental health centers effective for reduction of smoking by patients with serious mental illness?
    Lisa B Dixon
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Division of Services Research, 737 W Lombard St Room 520, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Am J Addict 18:386-92. 2009
    ..Six months of the 5 A's produced no effect. Modest cessation and reduction benefits were noted after 12 months. Implementing the 5 A's at community mental health centers may have modest benefit after twelve months...
  11. ncbi request reprint Forty years of progress in community mental health: the role of evidence-based practices
    Lisa B Dixon
    Division of Services Research, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, 21201, USA
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 37:668-73. 2003
  12. doi request reprint Use of a critical time intervention to promote continuity of care after psychiatric inpatient hospitalization
    Lisa Dixon
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 737 West Baltimore St, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:451-8. 2009
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of diabetes in national schizophrenia samples
    L Dixon
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland, Baltimore 21201, USA
    Schizophr Bull 26:903-12. 2000
    ..This study of diabetes in the early 1990s suggests that even before the widespread use of the atypical antipsychotic drugs, diabetes was a major problem for persons with schizophrenia...
  14. ncbi request reprint Services to families of adults with schizophrenia: from treatment recommendations to dissemination
    L Dixon
    Center for Mental Health Services, Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore 21201, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 50:233-8. 1999
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Pilot study of the effectiveness of the family-to-family education program
    L Dixon
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore and the Department of Veterans Affairs Capital Health Care Network Mental Illness Research Center, 21201, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 52:965-7. 2001
    ..These benefits were sustained at six months...
  16. ncbi request reprint Remission of substance use disorder among psychiatric inpatients with mental illness
    L Dixon
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland, Baltimore 21201, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 155:239-43. 1998
    ..The authors assessed the nature and stability of remission of substance use disorder among persons with severe mental illness at index hospitalization and at 1-year follow-up...
  17. ncbi request reprint Correlates of long-term unemployment among inner-city adults with serious and persistent mental illness
    R W Goldberg
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland, Baltimore 21201, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 52:101-3. 2001
    ..The findings underscore the relevance of clinical and neurocognitive impairments to long-term unemployment and point to the need to critically reevaluate the effectiveness of traditional vocational rehabilitation services...
  18. ncbi request reprint Use and costs of ambulatory care services among Medicare enrollees with schizophrenia
    L Dixon
    Center for Mental Health Services Research, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 52:786-92. 2001
    ..The objective of this study was to identify predictors of the use and cost of ambulatory care services among Medicare recipients with schizophrenia...
  19. ncbi request reprint Therapists' contacts with family members of persons with severe mental illness in a community treatment program
    L Dixon
    Depatment of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, 21201, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 51:1449-51. 2000
    ..The results suggest that informal-and perhaps nonbillable-brief services to families are common. Such informal services fall short of recommended best-practice standards...
  20. ncbi request reprint Dual diagnosis of substance abuse in schizophrenia: prevalence and impact on outcomes
    L Dixon
    University of Maryland, Department of Psychiatry, Baltimore 21201, USA
    Schizophr Res 35:S93-100. 1999
    ..Considerable progress has been made over the past decade in understanding the need to integrate substance abuse treatment and mental health treatment to provide more effective care for this population...
  21. ncbi request reprint Assertive community treatment and medication compliance in the homeless mentally ill
    L Dixon
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland at Baltimore 21201, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 154:1302-4. 1997
    ..This study describes medication compliance rates among a group of homeless mentally ill subjects who received assertive community treatment...
  22. ncbi request reprint Quality of care in services to family members of people with serious mental illnesses
    A Lucksted
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland, Baltimore 21201, USA
    Ment Health Serv Res 1:223-30. 1999
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity of medical illnesses among adults with serious mental illness who are receiving community psychiatric services
    Joseph Sokal
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 192:421-7. 2004
    ..The odds of diabetes, lung diseases, and liver problems are particularly elevated. These findings underscore the need for intensified preventive health interventions and medical services for this population...
  24. ncbi request reprint Somatic healthcare utilization among adults with serious mental illness who are receiving community psychiatric services
    Faith B Dickerson
    Sheppard Pratt Health System, Baltimore, Maryland 21204, USA
    Med Care 41:560-70. 2003
    ..Somatic health care utilization was studied among individuals with serious mental illness who were receiving community-based psychiatric services...
  25. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based practices for services to families of people with psychiatric disabilities
    L Dixon
    Center for Mental Health Services Research at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore and the Department of Veterans Affairs Capitol Health Care Network, 21201, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 52:903-10. 2001
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint One-year follow-up of secondary versus primary mental disorder in persons with comorbid substance use disorders
    L Dixon
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland, Baltimore 21201, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 154:1610-2. 1997
    ..Service utilization and outcomes of dually diagnosed patients with independent mental disorders and those with substance-induced mental disorders were compared...
  27. ncbi request reprint State policy and funding of services to families of adults with serious and persistent mental illness
    L Dixon
    Center for Mental Health Services Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore 21201, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 50:551-3. 1999
    ..This study draws attention to the gap in services by mental health professionals to families and underscores the importance of the advocacy movement in obtaining funding and support for services to families...
  28. ncbi request reprint Diabetes knowledge among persons with serious mental illness and type 2 diabetes
    Faith B Dickerson
    Sheppard Pratt Health System, 6501 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21204, USA
    Psychosomatics 46:418-24. 2005
    ..Gaps in diabetes knowledge may be reduced by specialized interventions that take into account the cognitive deficits of persons with serious mental illness...
  29. doi request reprint Evidence of exacerbated cognitive deficits in schizophrenia patients with comorbid diabetes
    Dwight Dickinson
    VISN 5 Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Psychosomatics 49:123-31. 2008
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Implementing evidence-based practices for persons with severe mental illnesses
    W C Torrey
    Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 52:45-50. 2001
    ..Special materials will address the concerns of mental health authorities (funders), administrators of provider organizations, clinicians, and consumers and their families...
  31. ncbi request reprint The impact of health status on work, symptoms, and functional outcomes in severe mental illness
    L Dixon
    University of Maryland, Center for Mental Health Services Research, Baltimore 21201, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 189:17-23. 2001
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of assertive community treatment for homeless persons with severe mental illness
    A F Lehman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland, Baltimore 21201, USA
    Br J Psychiatry 174:346-52. 1999
    ..Homelessness is a major public health problem among persons with severe mental illness (SMI). Cost-effective programmes that address this problem are needed...
  33. ncbi request reprint Variables associated with disparities in treatment of patients with schizophrenia and comorbid mood and anxiety disorders
    L Dixon
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 52:1216-22. 2001
    ..The study compared self-reported comorbid affective and anxiety disorder diagnoses and treatments of African-American and Caucasian subjects in a large sample of patients who had a diagnosis of schizophrenia...
  34. ncbi request reprint Co-occurring severe mental illness and substance use disorders: a review of recent research
    J RachBeisel
    Department of Psychiatry at the University of Maryland Medical System, Baltimore 21201, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 50:1427-34. 1999
    ..Research on special populations, including women, persons infected with HIV, and violent patients, is highlighted...
  35. ncbi request reprint Clozapine utilization and outcomes by race in a public mental health system: 1994-2000
    Deanna L Kelly
    Maryland Psychiatric Research Center, University of Maryland, Baltimore 21228, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:1404-11. 2006
    ..This study extends previous studies of clozapine by examining patient- and treatment-related factors that may help explain or eliminate reasons for differential prescribing...
  36. ncbi request reprint Quality of diabetes care among adults with serious mental illness
    Richard W Goldberg
    Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center, Veterans Affairs Capitol Healthcare Network, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:536-43. 2007
    ..The study compared the quality of care for type 2 diabetes delivered to two groups with type 2 diabetes--adults with serious mental illness and those with no serious mental illness--in a range of community-based clinic settings...
  37. pmc The Schizophrenia Patient Outcomes Research Team (PORT): updated treatment recommendations 2009
    Julie Kreyenbuhl
    VA Capitol Health care Network VISN 5 Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Schizophr Bull 36:94-103. 2010
    ..Another 13 psychopharmacologic and 4 psychosocial treatments had insufficient evidence to support a recommendation, representing significant unmet needs in important treatment domains...
  38. 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
    ....
  39. pmc Use of medications to reduce cardiovascular risk among individuals with psychotic disorders and Type 2 diabetes
    Julie Kreyenbuhl
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Schizophr Res 101:256-65. 2008
    ..Inadequate pharmacologic care for CVD may partially explain poor health outcomes in individuals with both conditions. We sought to identify patients in this group at greatest risk for suboptimal pharmacologic management...
  40. ncbi request reprint Understanding associations between serious mental illness and HIV among patients in the VA Health System
    Seth Himelhoch
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 737 West Lombard St, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:1165-72. 2007
    ..This study compared the recorded prevalence of HIV among veterans with and without serious mental illness...
  41. doi request reprint Trends in the duration of emergency department visits, 2001-2006
    Eric P Slade
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Room 526, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 61:878-84. 2010
    ..This study estimated trends in the duration of emergency department visits from 2001 to 2006 and compared duration by presenting complaint-mental health related or non-mental health related...
  42. pmc Does adherence to medications for type 2 diabetes differ between individuals with vs without schizophrenia?
    Julie Kreyenbuhl
    Department of Psychiatry, Universityof Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201
    Schizophr Bull 36:428-35. 2010
    ..Future studies should investigate whether factors such as comanagement of a chronic psychiatric illness or regular contact with mental health providers bestow benefits for diabetes self-management in persons with schizophrenia...
  43. pmc Disengagement from mental health treatment among individuals with schizophrenia and strategies for facilitating connections to care: a review of the literature
    Julie Kreyenbuhl
    Division of Services Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 5th Floor, 737 West Lombard Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Schizophr Bull 35:696-703. 2009
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Cognitive correlates of job tenure among patients with severe mental illness
    James M Gold
    Maryland Psychiatric Research Center and the Center for Mental Health Services Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland, Baltimore 21228, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 159:1395-402. 2002
    ..The objective of the present study was to examine the cognitive predictors of vocational functioning in the context of a controlled clinical trial by comparing two approaches to vocational rehabilitation...
  45. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based treatment for schizophrenia
    Anthony F Lehman
    Department of Psychiatry University of Maryland School of Medicine, 701 West Pratt Street, Suite 388, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 26:939-54. 2003
    ..Knowledge regarding how best to combine treatments to optimize outcomes is scarce...
  46. ncbi request reprint The Schizophrenia Patient Outcomes Research Team (PORT): updated treatment recommendations 2003
    Anthony F Lehman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Schizophr Bull 30:193-217. 2004
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Improving employment outcomes for persons with severe mental illnesses
    Anthony F Lehman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland, 701 W Pratt St, Suite 388, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 59:165-72. 2002
    ..This study assesses the effectiveness of the Individual Placement and Support model of supportive employment relative to usual psychosocial rehabilitation services for improving employment among inner-city patients with these disorders...
  48. ncbi request reprint Predictors of HIV and hepatitis testing and related service utilization among individuals with serious mental illness
    Richard W Goldberg
    University of Maryland Baltimore School of Medicine, Division of Services Research, and the VA Capitol Health Care Network Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Psychosomatics 46:573-7. 2005
    ..Only 15% of the sample was immunized against hepatitis B. Medical hospitalization was the only factor related to immunization. These results indicate an urgent need to improve access to HIV and hepatitis testing and related treatment...
  49. ncbi request reprint Specifying cigarette smoking and quitting among people with serious mental illness
    Alicia Lucksted
    Center for Mental Health Services Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland, 685 West Baltimore Street, MSTF Building Suite 300, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Am J Addict 13:128-38. 2004
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Drug-use behavior and correlates in people with schizophrenia
    J S Gearon
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA
    Addict Behav 26:51-61. 2001
    ..There were no differences between the two schizophrenia groups in psychiatric symptoms or level of functioning. The treatment implications of these findings are discussed...
  51. ncbi request reprint Reason for medical hospitalization among adult alcohol and drug abusers
    E Weintraub
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, 22 S Greene St, Box 351, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Am J Addict 10:167-77. 2001
    ..Effective treatment of substance use disorders can lead to a decrease in medical morbidity, improved outcomes for individual patients, and decreased costs for the health care system...
  52. ncbi request reprint Case managers' and clients' perspectives on a representative payee program
    L Dixon
    Center for Mental Health Services Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland, Baltimore, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 50:781-6. 1999
    ..This study compared the perceptions of clients and clinical case managers about the benefits of and problems with the representative payee relationship...
  53. doi request reprint Unmet needs of families of adults with mental illness and preferences regarding family services
    Amy L Drapalski
    Veterans Integrated Service Network 5, Mental Illness, Research, Education and Clinical Center, Department of Veterans Affairs Maryland Health Care System, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 59:655-62. 2008
    ..This study used a survey to assess the information and educational needs of family members of adults with mental illness and their preferences regarding how to address those needs...
  54. doi request reprint Perceived barriers to medical care and mental health care among veterans with serious mental illness
    Amy L Drapalski
    Veterans Affairs Capitol Network VISN 5 Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center, 6A 157, VA Maryland Healthcare System, 10 North Greene St, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 59:921-4. 2008
    ..This study examined perceived barriers to mental health care and medical care and the relationship between demographic and clinical characteristics and perceived barriers among veterans with serious mental illness...
  55. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based practices: setting the context and responding to concerns
    Susan M Essock
    Division of Health Services Research, Department of Psychiatry, Box 1230, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 26:919-38, ix. 2003
    ..The authors recommend that all stakeholder groups be involved in further dialog and planning to ensure that practices emerge that represent the integration of the best research evidence with clinical expertise and consumer values...
  56. ncbi request reprint Physical activity patterns in adults with severe mental illness
    Gail L Daumit
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 193:641-6. 2005
    ..The participants with SMI were more likely to walk as their sole form of physical activity. Within the SMI group, those without regular social contact and women had higher odds of being inactive...
  57. doi request reprint Use of the internet and other media for health information among clinic outpatients with serious mental illness
    Dina L G Borzekowski
    Department of Health, Behavior, and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:1265-8. 2009
    ..This study examined how people with serious mental illness access and use media to receive health information...
  58. ncbi request reprint Sexual and reproductive behaviors among persons with mental illness
    Faith B Dickerson
    Sheppard Pratt Health System, 6501 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21204, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 55:1299-301. 2004
    ..Women with mental illness had more lifetime sexual partners. The findings suggest that clinicians should pay attention to patients' sexual and reproductive health...
  59. pmc Quality of care for heart failure among disabled Medicaid recipients with and without severe mental illness
    Saul Blecker
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 32:255-61. 2010
    ..To examine the association between severe mental illness (SMI) and quality of care in heart failure...
  60. ncbi request reprint Practical interview strategies for building an alliance with the families of patients who have severe mental illness
    Aaron Murray-Swank
    VA Capitol Network VISN 5 Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center MIRECC, VA Maryland Healthcare System, 6A 157, 10 North Greene Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 30:167-80. 2007
    ..The article begins by considering the role of the family in the inpatient phase of treatment and then moves to a discussion of working with families while the consumer is in outpatient care...
  61. ncbi request reprint Significance of self-reported drug or alcohol use among inner-city teenagers
    Rahsaan L Lindsey
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 680 West Lexington Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 55:824-6. 2004
    ..These findings underscore the interrelationship between self-reported drug or alcohol use and a variety of other problems among inner-city teenagers...
  62. ncbi request reprint Religiosity, psychosocial adjustment, and subjective burden of persons who care for those with mental illness
    Aaron B Murray-Swank
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine, and Department of Veterans Affairs VISN 5 Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:361-5. 2006
    ....
  63. pmc Health status of individuals with serious mental illness
    Faith B Dickerson
    Sheppard Pratt Health System, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Schizophr Bull 32:584-9. 2006
    ..We conclude that an examination of multiple health indicators may be used to measure overall health status in persons with serious mental illness...
  64. ncbi request reprint Remembering and appreciating Wayne S. Fenton
    Howard H Goldman
    Psychiatr Serv 57:1367. 2006
  65. doi request reprint The Family Member Provider Outreach program
    Shirley M Glynn
    Department of Veterans Affairs VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, 11301 Wilshire Blvd, B151J, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA sglynn ucla edu
    Psychiatr Serv 59:934. 2008
  66. 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...
  67. ncbi request reprint Practice guideline for the treatment of patients with schizophrenia, second edition
    Anthony F Lehman
    Am J Psychiatry 161:1-56. 2004
  68. ncbi request reprint Use of practitioner-based alternative therapies by psychiatric outpatients
    Clayton H Brown
    Psychiatr Serv 56:1460-1. 2005
  69. ncbi request reprint The ten commandments of services research
    Lisa B Dixon
    Psychiatr Serv 58:1606. 2007
  70. 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
    ....

Research Grants11

  1. MORBIDITY IN SCHIZOPHRENIA--A FOCUS ON DIABETES
    Lisa Dixon; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..This proposal thus focuses on diabetes and schizophrenia, although our underlying assumption is that our findings will contribute to our understanding of management and outcomes of other medical illnesses in persons with schizophrenia. ..
  2. A Randomized Trial of Family to Family Education
    Lisa Dixon; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Nevertheless, the academic/consumer partnership represented by this study is critical to creating a health care system that is both consumer and family driven, and also based on scientific evidence. ..
  3. Do Practice Guidelines Reduce Smoking in Schizophrenia
    Lisa Dixon; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..It also accommodates subjects with missing data, and non-independence of measures within-class (physician or clinic) or intra-class correlation can be estimated and controlled. ..