Affiliation: University of North Carolina at Charlotte
- Treatment services and service delivery models for dually diagnosed clients: variations across mental health and substance abuse providersVirginia Gil-Rivas
Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 28273, USA
Community Ment Health J 41:251-66. 2005..Characteristics of services provided and interactions with other service providers are also examined. Future research is needed regarding the divergent perceptions of administrators and staff and their relationship to treatment outcomes...
- Parental response and adolescent adjustment to the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacksVirginia Gil-Rivas
Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 28223 0001, USA
J Trauma Stress 20:1063-8. 2007..Adolescents' distress symptoms were associated with a history of mental health problems, acute stress symptoms, and parental unavailability to discuss the attacks...
- The Core Beliefs Inventory: a brief measure of disruption in the assumptive worldArnie Cann
Department of Psychology Psychology, University of North Carolina Charlotte, Charlotte, NC, USA
Anxiety Stress Coping 23:19-34. 2010..The CBI may be a useful tool in investigating predictions about the effects of stressful experiences on an individual's assumptive world, PTG, and successful adaptation...
- Finding social benefits after a collective trauma: perceiving societal changes and well-being following 9/11Michael J Poulin
Department of Psychology, State University of New York Buffalo, Buffalo, NY NY 14260 4110, USA
J Trauma Stress 22:81-90. 2009..Pre-9/11 religiousness and Republican political affiliation predicted perceiving religion-related social benefits post-9/11. Perceptions of social change are important but understudied responses to stressful events...
- Examining posttraumatic growth among Japanese university studentsKanako Taku
Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, North Carolina 28223, USA
Anxiety Stress Coping 20:353-67. 2007..PTGI-J scores were positively associated with posttraumatic symptoms and correlated with type of traumatic event experienced. These results and future directions are discussed from a cross-cultural viewpoint...
- Exploring posttraumatic growth in children impacted by Hurricane Katrina: correlates of the phenomenon and developmental considerationsRyan P Kilmer
Department of Psychology, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28223 0001, USA
Child Dev 81:1211-27. 2010..Relevant theory, developmental considerations, and future directions are discussed...
- Responding to the needs of children and families after a disaster: linkages between unmet needs and caregiver functioningRyan P Kilmer
University of North Carolina at Charlotte, NC, USA
Am J Orthopsychiatry 80:135-42. 2010..These findings highlight the importance of extending the availability of services beyond the initial postdisaster recovery period to better meet the needs of caregivers and families...
- Substance use after residential treatment among individuals with co-occurring disorders: the role of anxiety/depressive symptoms and trauma exposureVirginia Gil-Rivas
Interdisciplinary Health Psychology, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 28213, USA
Psychol Addict Behav 23:303-14. 2009....
- Use of the revised Posttraumatic Growth Inventory for ChildrenRyan P Kilmer
Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 28223 0001, USA
J Trauma Stress 22:248-53. 2009..At follow-up, T1 PTG was the only significant predictor of PTG. Findings suggest that the PTGI-C-R may assist efforts to understand children's responses posttrauma...
- Nationwide longitudinal study of psychological responses to September 11Roxane Cohen Silver
Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, 3340 Social Ecology II, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA 92697 7085, USA
JAMA 288:1235-44. 2002..The September 11, 2001, attacks against the United States provide a unique opportunity to examine longitudinally the process of adjustment to a traumatic event on a national scale...
- Perceptions of mental health and substance abuse program administrators and staff on service delivery to persons with co-occurring substance abuse and mental disordersChristine E Grella
UCLA Drug Abuse Research Center Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, 1640 S Sepulveda Blvd, Suite 200, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
J Behav Health Serv Res 31:38-49. 2004..Efforts to coordinate service delivery across the two systems need to address these divergent perceptions between staff in programs that are increasingly called upon to work together to jointly deliver services...
- Understanding depressed mood in the context of a family-oriented cultureVirginia Gil-Rivas
Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, California 92697, USA
Adolescence 38:93-109. 2003..Findings are discussed in relation to previous research on adolescents in another family-centered culture (China), and directions for future research are proposed...
- Terrorism, acute stress, and cardiovascular health: a 3-year national study following the September 11th attacksE Alison Holman
Program in Nursing Science, College of Health Sciences, 205B Irvine Hall, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697 3959, USA
Arch Gen Psychiatry 65:73-80. 2008..The terrorist attacks of 9/11 (September 11, 2001) present an unusual opportunity to examine prospectively the physical health impact of extreme stress in a national sample...
- Treatment outcomes, comorbid disorders and PTSDVirginia Gil Rivas; Fiscal Year: 2006..In sum, the findings of the present study can aid in the development of treatment interventions that better address the needs of individuals with multiple comorbid disorders. ..
- The Parent-Child Relationship and Children's Adjustment Post-Hurricane KatrinaVirginia Gil Rivas; Fiscal Year: 2007....