L Dixon

Summary

Affiliation: University of Maryland
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of two vocational rehabilitation programs for persons with severe mental illness
    Lisa Dixon
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland, Baltimore 21201, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 53:1118-24. 2002
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications39

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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
    ....
  4. 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...
  5. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of two vocational rehabilitation programs for persons with severe mental illness
    Lisa Dixon
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland, Baltimore 21201, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 53:1118-24. 2002
    ....
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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
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  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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
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  16. 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
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  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. ncbi request reprint Consumer satisfaction with inpatient psychiatric treatment among persons with severe mental illness
    Ann Hackman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland, 630 W Fayette Street, 4th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Community Ment Health J 43:551-64. 2007
    ..This may reflect value consumers place on staff time, attention and communication. Teaching may enhance self-efficacy and hope thereby facilitating recovery...
  25. ncbi request reprint Correlates of religious service attendance and contact with religious leaders among persons with co-occurring serious mental illness and type 2 diabetes
    Aaron Murray-Swank
    VA Capitol Network Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center MIRECC, VA Maryland Healthcare System, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:382-8. 2007
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  26. 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...
  27. pmc Clozapine underutilization and discontinuation in African Americans due to leucopenia
    Deanna L Kelly
    The Maryland Psychiatric Research Center, Box 21247, Baltimore, MD 21228, USA
    Schizophr Bull 33:1221-4. 2007
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  28. ncbi request reprint Use of emergency department services for somatic reasons by people with serious mental illness
    Ann L Hackman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore 21201, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:563-6. 2006
    ..This study identified factors associated with use of the emergency department for medical reasons among individuals with serious mental illness...
  29. ncbi request reprint Correlates of family contact with the mental health system: allocation of a scarce resource
    Sandra G Resnick
    VA Connecticut Healthcare System, NEPEC 182, 950 Campbell Avenue, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Ment Health Serv Res 7:113-21. 2005
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  30. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease among those with serious mental illness
    Seth Himelhoch
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Mental Health Services Research, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 685 West Baltimore St, MSTF Building, Suite 300, Baltimore, MD 21201 1549, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 161:2317-9. 2004
    ..The goal was to determine the prevalence of COPD among those with serious mental illness...
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. ncbi request reprint Geriatric patients on a substance abuse consultation service
    Eric Weintraub
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 10:337-42. 2002
    ..Our results suggest that substance use disorders in elderly patients are underdiagnosed and undertreated in the hospital setting...
  34. ncbi request reprint Cost and cost-effectiveness of hospital vs residential crisis care for patients who have serious mental illness
    Wayne S Fenton
    National Institute of Mental Health, 6001 Executive Blvd, Room 8029, MSC 9669, Bethesda, MD 20892 9619, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 59:357-64. 2002
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  35. doi request reprint Quality of life in individuals with serious mental illness and type 2 diabetes
    Faith Dickerson
    Sheppard Pratt Stanley Research Center, Baltimore, MD 21204, USA
    Psychosomatics 49:109-14. 2008
    ..The diabetes patients also reported less satisfaction with health but not with other life domains. Medical providers need to be attentive to the burden of disease experienced by patients with both serious mental illness and diabetes...
  36. ncbi request reprint Family psychoeducation as an evidence-based practice
    Aaron B Murray-Swank
    Veterans Affairs VA Capital Network Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Baltimore, MD, USA
    CNS Spectr 9:905-12. 2004
    ..Directions for future research studies to enhance the evidence base and inform treatment recommendations are proposed. Finally, strategies for implementation of family psychoeducation in routine clinical practice are discussed...
  37. ncbi request reprint Caregiver burden, family treatment approaches and service use in families of patients with schizophrenia
    Denise N Glanville
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 42:15-22. 2005
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  38. ncbi request reprint Family psychoeducation and schizophrenia: a review of the literature
    William R McFarlane
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Vermont, Maine Medical Center, Portland, Maine, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 29:223-45. 2003
    ..Through consensus among patient and family advocacy organizations, clinician training, and ongoing technical consultation and supervision, this approach has been implemented in routine clinical settings...
  39. ncbi request reprint The association between decreasing length of stay and readmission rate on a psychogeriatric unit
    Oscar Heeren
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 53:76-9. 2002
    ..This study investigated whether there was an association between decreasing length of stay and readmission rate on a psychogeriatric unit...