Joan S Grant
Affiliation: University of Alabama at Birmingham
- Social support, social problem-solving abilities, and adjustment of family caregivers of stroke survivorsJoan S Grant
School of Nursing, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, USA
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 87:343-50. 2006..To determine contributions of social support and social problem-solving abilities in prediction of adjustment of family caregivers of stroke survivors...
- Does caregiver well-being predict stroke survivor depressive symptoms? A mediation analysisJoan S Grant
University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, USA
Top Stroke Rehabil 20:44-51. 2013..We used mediation analysis to assess whether caregiver well-being might be a factor explaining stroke survivor depressive symptoms, after controlling for demographic factors and stroke survivor impairments and problems...
- Problems and associated feelings experienced by family caregivers of stroke survivors the second and third month postdischargeJoan S Grant
School of Nursing, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
Top Stroke Rehabil 13:66-74. 2006..About half of caregivers expressed more positive feelings toward managing these problems by week 8 and the majority expressed these feelings by week 12...
- Caregiving problems and feelings experienced by family caregivers of stroke survivors the first month after dischargeJoan S Grant
School of Nursing, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 1210, USA
Int J Rehabil Res 27:105-11. 2004..The first month of caregiving is very dynamic and distressful for caregivers of stroke survivors and telephone contacts appear to be beneficial in assisting caregivers to cope with the caregiving process...
- Sociodemographic, physical and psychosocial factors associated with depressive behaviour in family caregivers of stroke survivors in the acute care phaseJoan S Grant
University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35249, USA
Brain Inj 18:797-809. 2004..This study examined sociodemographic, physical and psychosocial characteristics of family caregivers of stroke survivors at risk for depression...
- The role of neuroplasticity and cognitive reserve in aging with HIV: recommendations for cognitive protection and rehabilitationDavid E Vance
Questions or comments about this article may be directed to David E Vance, PhD MGS, at He is an Associate Professor at the Department of Family Child Health and Caregiving, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing, Birmingham, AL Pariya L Fazeli, BA MA, is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the HIV Neurobehavioral Research Program, University of California, San Diego Joan S Grant, DSN RN, is a Professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing, Birmingham, AL Larry Z Slater, PhD RN BC CCRN, is a Clinical Assistant Professor at New York University College of Nursing, New York, NY James L Raper, DSN CRNP JD, is Director at 1917 Clinic and Associate Professor at the Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL
J Neurosci Nurs 45:306-16. 2013..Implications for nursing research and practice are posited. ..
- Reasons why persons living with HIV include individuals in their chosen familiesJoan S Grant
University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Nursing, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care 24:50-60. 2013..These findings emphasize the need for health care providers to encourage the development of friendships and relationships between PLWH and those who provide love and acceptance, support, blood/familial ties, and common interests...
- Does problem-solving training for family caregivers benefit their care recipients with severe disabilities? A latent growth model of the Project CLUES randomized clinical trialJack W Berry
Department of Psychology, Samford University, Birmingham, AL 35229, USA
Rehabil Psychol 57:98-112. 2012..To examine whether an individualized problem-solving intervention provided to family caregivers of persons with severe disabilities provides benefits to both caregivers and their care recipients...
- Simulation to enhance care of patients with psychiatric and behavioral issues: use in clinical settingsJoan S Grant
University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing, Birmingham, AL 35205 1210, USA
J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 49:43-9. 2011..This article describes how hospital staff and nursing and theater department faculty joined forces to develop realistic simulated psychiatric scenarios for use by practicing nurses...
- Problem-solving training for family caregivers of persons with traumatic brain injuries: a randomized controlled trialPATRICIA A RIVERA
Birmingham Veterans Administration Medical Center, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:931-41. 2008..To test the hypothesis that a problem-solving training program would lower depression, health complaints, and burden, and increase well-being reported by community-residing family caregivers of persons with traumatic brain injuries (TBIs)...
- Predictors of caregiver depression among community-residing families living with traumatic brain injuryPatricia Rivera
Department of Medicine Immunology Rheumatology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 2041, USA
NeuroRehabilitation 22:3-8. 2007....
- Informal caregivers of persons with HIV/AIDS: a review and analysisWorawan Prachakul
University of Alabama, Birmingham School of Nursing, USA
J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care 14:55-71. 2003..Gaps and limitations of current research are discussed. Recommendations for future research and practice implications are also proposed...
- Use of actors as standardized psychiatric patientsNorman L Keltner
University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing, Birmingham, AL 35205 1210, USA
J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 49:34-40. 2011..This article discusses how to integrate actors and students into simulated experiences. Examples are provided using mental health simulations with actors as standardized psychiatric patients...
- Telephone intervention with family caregivers of stroke survivors after rehabilitationJoan S Grant
University of Alabama School of Nursing, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 0113, USA
Stroke 33:2060-5. 2002..The purpose of this study was to quantify the impact of social problem-solving telephone partnerships on primary family caregiver outcomes after stroke survivors are discharged home from a rehabilitation facility...
- Relationships among self-efficacy, social support, social problem solving, and self-management in a rural sample living with type 2 diabetes mellitusCaralise W Hunt
Auburn University, School of Nursing, Auburn, AL 36849, USA
Res Theory Nurs Pract 26:126-41. 2012..These findings suggest that nurses need to consider implementing interventions to improve patients' self-efficacy and potentially influence diabetes self-management...
- Psychobiological substrates of posttraumatic stress disorder: part IIJonathan S Dowben
Birmingham VA Hospital, AL, USA
Perspect Psychiatr Care 43:146-9. 2007
- Facilitators of diabetes self-management among rural individualsCaralise W Hunt
Caralise W Hunt, PhD, RN, is an Assistant Professor, Auburn University School of Nursing, Auburn, Alabama Joan S Grant, PhD, RN, is a Professor, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing, Birmingham, Alabama Jennifer J Palmer, MSN, RN, is a PhD student, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing, Birmingham, Alabama Laura Steadman, EdD, CRNP, RN, is an Assistant Professor, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing, Birmingham, Alabama
Home Healthc Nurse 32:154-66. 2014..This article will discuss facilitators of diabetes self-management in rural populations and implications for home healthcare clinicians. ..
- A clinical translation of the research article titled "how persons with chronic hepatitis C in residential substance abuse treatment programs think about depression and interferon therapy"Norman L Keltner
University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
J Am Psychiatr Nurses Assoc 16:357-9. 2010
- Race and gender differences in 1-year outcomes for community-dwelling stroke survivors with family caregiversDavid L Roth
Department of Biostatistics, UAB, 1530 3rd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294 0022, USA
Stroke 42:626-31. 2011..Race and gender differences in 1-year stroke outcomes were examined using an epidemiologically derived sample of first-time stroke survivors from the national REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) study...
- Smoke, smoke, smoke that cigaretteNorman L Keltner
University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL, USA
Perspect Psychiatr Care 42:256-61. 2006
- Relationships among functional social support, HIV-related stigma, social problem solving, and depressive symptoms in people living with HIV: a pilot studyWorawan Prachakul
faculty of nursing at Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand
J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care 18:67-76. 2007..These results are preliminary but important in identifying potential components for effective interventions to reduce the risk of depressive symptoms in persons with HIV...