Affiliation: University of North Carolina
- Getting focused: missed opportunities for smoking interventions for pregnant women receiving MedicaidRuth Petersen
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
Prev Med 40:209-15. 2005....
- Pregnancy and STD prevention counseling using an adaptation of motivational interviewing: a randomized controlled trialRuth Petersen
Department of Maternal and Child Health, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
Perspect Sex Reprod Health 39:21-8. 2007..Given levels of unintended pregnancy and STDs, an effective counseling intervention is needed to improve women's consistent use of effective prevention methods...
- Preventive counseling during prenatal care: Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS)R Petersen
Cecil G Sheps Center for Heath Services Research, University of North Carolona, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7590, USA
Am J Prev Med 20:245-50. 2001..Prenatal care provides an opportunity for counseling about behaviors and experiences that increase the likelihood of adverse maternal and fetal outcomes...
- Acceptance and use of emergency contraception with standardized counseling intervention: results of a randomized controlled trialRuth Petersen
Department of Maternal and Child Health, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
Contraception 75:119-25. 2007..The objective of this work was to evaluate the acceptance, use and recall of an optional advance prescription for emergency contraception (EC)...
- Applying motivational interviewing to contraceptive counseling: ESP for cliniciansRuth Petersen
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, and Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
Contraception 69:213-7. 2004..This model emphasizes the importance of identifying discrepancies between goals and behaviors and supporting women's confidence in using appropriate contraceptive methods..
- What happens when health care providers ask about intimate partner violence? A description of consequences from the perspectives of female survivorsJudy C Chang
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
J Am Med Womens Assoc 58:76-81. 2003..To describe positive and negative consequences of health care screening for intimate partner violence from the perspectives of female survivors...
- Medicaid reimbursement for prenatal smoking intervention influences quitting and cessationR Petersen
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
Tob Control 15:30-4. 2006..The objective of this study was to evaluate the association between levels of Medicaid coverage for prenatal smoking cessation interventions on quitting during pregnancy and maintaining cessation after delivery...
- Stressful life events and physical abuse among pregnant women in North CarolinaS L Martin
Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599 7400, USA
Matern Child Health J 5:145-52. 2001..This study estimates the prevalence of stressful life events and physical abuse among North Carolina women prior to infant delivery, and examines potential associations between abuse and the other stressors...
- Who gets screened during pregnancy for partner violence?K A Clark
Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, CB 7400, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7400, USA
Arch Fam Med 9:1093-9. 2000..Despite recommendations to screen prenatal care patients for partner violence, the prevalence of such screening is unknown...
- Moving beyond disclosure: women's perspectives on barriers and motivators to seeking assistance for intimate partner violenceRuth Petersen
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
Women Health 40:63-76. 2004..This study documents the difficulties that women face accessing or using services related to IPV. We need to address perceived barriers and better use the opportunity when women experience motivation to seek help and access services...
- It takes a community: The North Carolina Division of Public Health and the North Carolina area health education center program partner to reduce strokes and heart attacksSamuel Cykert
Division of General Internal Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
N C Med J 73:469-75. 2012....
- Reducing African-American women's sexual risk: can churches play a role?Jacintha N McKoy
Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
J Natl Med Assoc 98:1151-9. 2006....
- Women's perspectives on intimate partner violence services: the hope in Pandora's boxRuth Petersen
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
J Am Med Womens Assoc 58:185-90. 2003..To explore women's perspectives about how to enhance services for those who experience intimate partner violence (IPV) and how to improve the links between such services and the health care setting...
- Forging new partnerships to build healthier communities for a healthier stateRuth Petersen
Division of Public Health, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
N C Med J 73:270-3. 2012....
- Partner violence: implications for health and community settingsR Petersen
Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
Womens Health Issues 11:116-25. 2001..6; CI 2.2-6.1). CONCLUSIONS: A communitywide effort that establishes linkages between health care settings and community services may be important in addressing the needs of women who are experiencing partner violence...
- How contraceptive use patterns differ by pregnancy intention: implications for counselingR Petersen
Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
Womens Health Issues 11:427-35. 2001..Health care providers should be aware that women who have no intention for pregnancy may not be using an effective contraceptive method NOR have an effective pattern of contraceptive use...
- Reproductive health counseling at pregnancy testing: a pilot studyRichard Boise
Adolescent Medicine, The Permanente Medical Group, 3400 Delta Fair Boulevard, Antioch, CA, USA
Contraception 68:377-83. 2003..To pilot brief reproductive health counseling for women obtaining pregnancy testing in a managed-care setting who did not desire pregnancy...
- Asking about intimate partner violence: advice from female survivors to health care providersJudy C Chang
Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Magee Womens Hospital, 300 Halket Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
Patient Educ Couns 59:141-7. 2005..They emphasized that a provider's asking about IPV is an opportunity to raise patient awareness of IPV, communicate compassion and provide information and not merely a screening test to diagnose a pathologic condition...
- Seizing the 9-month moment: addressing behavioral risks in prenatal patientsKaren Herzig
Division of Behavioral Sciences, University of California San Francisco, 350 Parnassus Avenue, Suite 905, San Francisco, CA 94117, USA
Patient Educ Couns 61:228-35. 2006..Our qualitative study explored prenatal care providers' methods for identifying and counseling pregnant women to reduce or stop smoking, alcohol use, illicit drug use, and the risk of domestic violence...
- Gynecologic and contraceptive services provided by certified nurse-midwives in North CarolinaFrances E Likis
Frontier School of Midwifery and Family Nursing
J Midwifery Womens Health 51:410-4. 2006..The contraceptive methods discussed and provided by the CNMs were comprehensive. The high percentage of midwives providing gynecologic care merits further study of the content and quality of this care...