Fred C Osher
Affiliation: University of Maryland
- Regular sources of medical care among persons with severe mental illness at risk of hepatitis C infectionMarvin S Swartz
Department of psychiatry and behavioral sciences of Duke University Medical Center, Box 3173, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
Psychiatr Serv 54:854-9. 2003....
- A comparison of the patterns of drug use among patients with and without severe mental illnessDevang H Gandhi
Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore 21201, USA
Am J Addict 12:424-31. 2003..The data suggest that the choice of drugs by individuals with SMI may be determined by factors related to their illness, in addition to the price and availability of the particular drug...
- Adapting evidence-based practices for persons with mental illness involved with the criminal justice systemFred C Osher
Council of State Governments, Justice Center, 4630 Montgomery Ave, Suite 650, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
Psychiatr Serv 58:1472-8. 2007....
- Substance abuse and the transmission of hepatitis C among persons with severe mental illnessFred C Osher
Center of Behavioral Health, Justice, and Public Policy at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, 3700 Koppers Street, Suite 402, Baltimore, Maryland 21227, USA
Psychiatr Serv 54:842-7. 2003..The authors sought to better understand the relationship of substance abuse to higher rates of transmission of hepatitis C among persons with severe mental illness...
- Race and ethnicity, mental health services and cultural competence in the criminal justice system: are we ready to change?Annelle B Primm
Johns Hopkins Hospital, 2317 Sulgrave Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21209, USA
Community Ment Health J 41:557-69. 2005..Policy implications and recommendations are included in the conclusion with a call for action to all agencies directly and indirectly affected by this multifaceted problem...
- The five-site health and risk study of blood-borne infections among persons with severe mental illnessStanley D Rosenberg
New Hampshire Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center of Dartmouth Medical School, 2 Whipple Place, Suite 202, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03768, USA
Psychiatr Serv 54:827-35. 2003..Finally, each of the articles in this special section is briefly outlined, with reference to the overall hypotheses of the studies...
- Risk factors for HIV, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C among persons with severe mental illnessSusan M Essock
Department of psychiatry at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Box 1230, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, New York 10029 6574, USA
Psychiatr Serv 54:836-41. 2003..This study extends earlier findings by examining the factors that are most predictive of serologic status among persons with severe mental illness...
- Gender differences in hepatitis C infection and risks among persons with severe mental illnessMarian I Butterfield
Health Services Research and Development Service (152, Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center, 508 Fulton Street, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
Psychiatr Serv 54:848-53. 2003..CONCLUSION:S: Gender differences in the lifetime rates of drug risks explain the higher rates of hepatitis C infection among men with severe mental illness...
- Interpersonal trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder in patients with severe mental illness: demographic, clinical, and health correlatesKim T Mueser
Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, NH, USA
Schizophr Bull 30:45-57. 2004....
- The social-environmental context of violent behavior in persons treated for severe mental illnessJeffrey W Swanson
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
Am J Public Health 92:1523-31. 2002..This study examined the prevalence and correlates of violent behavior by individuals with severe mental illness...
- Revalidating the brief jail mental health screen to increase accuracy for womenHenry J Steadman
Policy Research Associates Inc, Delmar, NY 12054, USA
Psychiatr Serv 58:1598-601. 2007..This research added four items to the original eight-item screen (BJMHS-R), targeting depression and trauma to improve performance of the screen with women...