Kathryn Rose Puskar

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Effect of the Teaching Kids to Cope (TKC) program on outcomes of depression and coping among rural adolescents
    Kathryn Puskar
    University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Child Adolesc Psychiatr Nurs 16:71-80. 2003
  2. doi request reprint Effects of screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) education and training on nursing students' attitudes toward working with patients who use alcohol and drugs
    Kathryn Puskar
    University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Subst Abus 34:122-8. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Understanding content and process: guidelines for group leaders
    Kathryn R Puskar
    Ka University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Perspect Psychiatr Care 48:225-9. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Examining the efficacy of no-suicide contracts in inpatient psychiatric settings: implications for psychiatric nursing
    Kathryn Puskar
    University of Pittsburgh, School of Nursing, Health and Community Systems, 3500 Victoria Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 32:785-8. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Rural adolescents' coping responses: implications for behavioral health nurses
    Kathryn R Puskar
    School of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 29:523-35. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Adolescent coping across time: implications for psychiatric mental health nurses
    Kathryn Puskar
    University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 30:581-6. 2009
  7. pmc Sex differences in self-reported anxiety in rural adolescents
    Kathryn Puskar
    Department of Health and Community Systems, University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Int J Ment Health Nurs 18:417-23. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Teaching kids to cope with anger: peer education
    Kathryn R Puskar
    University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Child Health Care 15:5-13. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Relational agents as an adjunct in schizophrenia treatment
    Kathryn Puskar
    University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 49:22-9. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Medical emergencies in psychiatric hospitals
    Kathryn Puskar
    University of Pittsburgh, School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 32:649-53. 2011

Research Grants

  1. Anger Assessment and Intervention in Rural Youth
    Kathryn Puskar; Fiscal Year: 2006

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint Effect of the Teaching Kids to Cope (TKC) program on outcomes of depression and coping among rural adolescents
    Kathryn Puskar
    University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Child Adolesc Psychiatr Nurs 16:71-80. 2003
    ..Incidence of depressive symptoms and lack of sufficient adaptive coping skills in adolescents...
  2. doi request reprint Effects of screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) education and training on nursing students' attitudes toward working with patients who use alcohol and drugs
    Kathryn Puskar
    University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Subst Abus 34:122-8. 2013
    ..However, negative attitudes that some health care professionals have toward patients who use substances are a barrier to implementing SBIRT...
  3. doi request reprint Understanding content and process: guidelines for group leaders
    Kathryn R Puskar
    Ka University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Perspect Psychiatr Care 48:225-9. 2012
    ..To discuss basic concepts of group therapy as a treatment modality...
  4. doi request reprint Examining the efficacy of no-suicide contracts in inpatient psychiatric settings: implications for psychiatric nursing
    Kathryn Puskar
    University of Pittsburgh, School of Nursing, Health and Community Systems, 3500 Victoria Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 32:785-8. 2011
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Rural adolescents' coping responses: implications for behavioral health nurses
    Kathryn R Puskar
    School of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 29:523-35. 2008
    ..Mental health programs, led by behavioral health nurses, may teach a variety of coping strategies to rural adolescents...
  6. doi request reprint Adolescent coping across time: implications for psychiatric mental health nurses
    Kathryn Puskar
    University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 30:581-6. 2009
    ..The majority of youth in this study demonstrated healthy coping skills. In the future, the TKC-A needs to be integrated into the high school curriculum as a health promotion effort that is tailored to adolescents...
  7. pmc Sex differences in self-reported anxiety in rural adolescents
    Kathryn Puskar
    Department of Health and Community Systems, University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Int J Ment Health Nurs 18:417-23. 2009
    ..05. Evidence-based implications for the mental health nurse's practice will be discussed. Anxiety screening is promoted to identify adolescents who may need mental health treatment and referrals, especially rural female adolescents...
  8. doi request reprint Teaching kids to cope with anger: peer education
    Kathryn R Puskar
    University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Child Health Care 15:5-13. 2011
    ..A program of five modules will be described. This paper discusses the peer educator implementation and recommendations for future implementation...
  9. doi request reprint Relational agents as an adjunct in schizophrenia treatment
    Kathryn Puskar
    University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 49:22-9. 2011
    ..Using preliminary data, two individual examples demonstrate the use of this technology. Implications for behavioral health nurses using this relational agent technology as an adjunct in improving mental health care are discussed...
  10. doi request reprint Medical emergencies in psychiatric hospitals
    Kathryn Puskar
    University of Pittsburgh, School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 32:649-53. 2011
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  11. ncbi request reprint Mental health and academic achievement: role of school nurses
    Kathryn Rose Puskar
    Psychiatric CNS Program, University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Spec Pediatr Nurs 12:215-23. 2007
    ..Nursing interventions are discussed at the individual, systems, and community levels...
  12. ncbi request reprint Health concerns and risk behaviors of rural adolescents
    K R Puskar
    University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, PA 15261, USA
    J Community Health Nurs 16:109-19. 1999
    ..We present implications for the community health nurse...
  13. pmc Self-cutting behaviors in adolescents
    Kathryn R Puskar
    University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Emerg Nurs 32:444-6. 2006
  14. ncbi request reprint Trends in mental health: implications for advanced practice nurses
    Kathryn R Puskar
    University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Am Acad Nurse Pract 14:214-8. 2002
    ..To examine current trends in mental health care for vulnerable populations and suggest how advanced practice nurses (APNs) can incorporate mental health care into primary care practice...
  15. ncbi request reprint Anxiety, somatic complaints, and depressive symptoms in rural adolescents
    Kathryn R Puskar
    University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, PA, USA
    J Child Adolesc Psychiatr Nurs 16:102-11. 2003
    ..METHODS. A self-report anxiety instrument was administered as part of a community survey of 466 rural adolescents...
  16. ncbi request reprint Implementing information technology in a behavioral health setting
    Kathryn R Puskar
    University of Pittsburgh, School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 25:439-50. 2004
    ..The benefits, costs, uses of these technologies, and the potential problems they can provide in the field of behavioral health are discussed. Implications for nursing practice also are explored...
  17. doi request reprint Relationships between depressive symptoms and perceived social support, self-esteem, & optimism in a sample of rural adolescents
    Scott Weber
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 31:584-8. 2010
    ..Findings underscore the importance for teachers and other school staff to provide health education. Results can be used as the basis for education to improve optimism, self-esteem, social supports and, thus, depression symptoms of teens...
  18. doi request reprint Self-esteem and optimism in rural youth: gender differences
    Kathryn R Puskar
    University of Pittsburgh, School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Contemp Nurse 34:190-8. 2010
    ..To identify and describe gender-related differences in the self-esteem and optimism levels of rural adolescents...
  19. ncbi request reprint Schizophrenia in college students in Korea: a qualitative perspective
    Kyung Mi Sung
    University of Pittsburgh, School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Perspect Psychiatr Care 42:21-32. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to identify the salient themes that characterize the life experiences of college students with schizophrenia...
  20. doi request reprint Considerations to implement holistic groups with the elderly
    Kathryn R Puskar
    University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Holist Nurs 26:212-8. 2008
    ..Theme-centered groups are discussed from a holistic perspective. Yalom's 11 therapeutic factors that account for group functions are explained, along with other group concepts that reflect holistic nursing concepts...
  21. ncbi request reprint Comparing life experiences of college students with differing courses of schizophrenia in Korea: case studies
    Kyung Mi Sung
    Nursing Policy Research Institute, Yonsei University College of Nursing, 134 Shinchon dong, Seodaemun gu, Seoul, Korea
    Perspect Psychiatr Care 42:82-94. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to identify how daily experiences of college students with schizophrenia reflected the course of their disease...
  22. ncbi request reprint The impact of parental cancer on the adolescent: an analysis of the literature
    Beth R Grabiak
    School of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh, Victoria Building, Suite 415, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Psychooncology 16:127-37. 2007
    ..These themes will assist the reader in understanding the application of the knowledge gained from the analysis of the literature to directions for future research...
  23. ncbi request reprint Anger assessment in rural high school students
    Jacqueline M Lamb
    School of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Sch Nurs 19:30-40. 2003
    ..Recommendations are made for future research and specific steps that school nurses can take...
  24. ncbi request reprint Genetic susceptibility to psychiatric disorders
    Yvette P Conley
    Yvette P Conley, PhD, is an Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh, School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Medsurg Nurs 13:319-25. 2004
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Research Grants3

  1. Anger Assessment and Intervention in Rural Youth
    Kathryn Puskar; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The intervention reduces a health disparity by providing a service for rural youth. ..