L Roberts

Summary

Affiliation: University of New Mexico
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Medical students as patients: a pilot study of their health care needs, practices, and concerns
    L W Roberts
    Department of Psychiatry, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque 87131 5326, USA
    Acad Med 71:1225-32. 1996
  2. ncbi request reprint Schizophrenia research participants' responses to protocol safeguards: recruitment, consent, and debriefing
    Laura Weiss Roberts
    Empirical Ethics Group, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center Institute for Ethics, MSC09 5030, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131 0001, USA
    Schizophr Res 67:283-91. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Schizophrenia patients' and psychiatrists' perspectives on ethical aspects of symptom re-emergence during psychopharmacological research participation
    Laura Weiss Roberts
    Department of Psychiatry, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center Institute for Ethics, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, New Mexico, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 171:58-67. 2003
  4. pmc Evaluating medical students' skills in obtaining informed consent for HIV testing
    Laura Weiss Roberts
    Empirical Ethics Group, Department of Psychiatry, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, NM 87131 5326, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:112-9. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Ethics and mental illness research
    Laura Weiss Roberts
    Empirical Ethics Group, Department of Psychiatry, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, 2400 Tucker NE, 4th Floor FPC, Albuquerque, NM 87131 5326, USA
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 25:525-45. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Informed consent and the capacity for voluntarism
    Laura Weiss Roberts
    Department of Psychiatry, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albequerque, 87131 5326, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 159:705-12. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Patient and psychiatrist ratings of hypothetical schizophrenia research protocols: assessment of harm potential and factors influencing participation decisions
    Laura Weiss Roberts
    Empirical Ethics Group, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albequerque 87156 5326, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 159:573-84. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Frontier ethics: mental health care needs and ethical dilemmas in rural communities
    L W Roberts
    Department of Psychiatry, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque 87131, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 50:497-503. 1999
  9. doi request reprint Mexican immigrant women's perceptions of health care access for stigmatizing illnesses: a focus group study in Albuquerque, New Mexico
    RUSSELL H HORWITZ
    Massachusetts General Hospital McLean Hospital Adult Psychiatry Residency Program, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 19:857-73. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Barriers to healthcare as reported by rural and urban interprofessional providers
    Christiane Brems
    University of Alaska, Anchorage, AK 99508, USA
    J Interprof Care 20:105-18. 2006

Detail Information

Publications58

  1. ncbi request reprint Medical students as patients: a pilot study of their health care needs, practices, and concerns
    L W Roberts
    Department of Psychiatry, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque 87131 5326, USA
    Acad Med 71:1225-32. 1996
    ..This pilot study surveyed medical students about their health care needs, practices, insurance status, and concerns about seeking care...
  2. ncbi request reprint Schizophrenia research participants' responses to protocol safeguards: recruitment, consent, and debriefing
    Laura Weiss Roberts
    Empirical Ethics Group, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center Institute for Ethics, MSC09 5030, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131 0001, USA
    Schizophr Res 67:283-91. 2004
    ..To examine the perspectives and preferences regarding ethically important aspects of recruitment, consent, and debriefing of people with schizophrenia who volunteered for research protocols...
  3. ncbi request reprint Schizophrenia patients' and psychiatrists' perspectives on ethical aspects of symptom re-emergence during psychopharmacological research participation
    Laura Weiss Roberts
    Department of Psychiatry, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center Institute for Ethics, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, New Mexico, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 171:58-67. 2003
    ..Study designs involving medication-free intervals have become the subject of controversy in the current dialogue on the ethics of serious mental-illness research...
  4. pmc Evaluating medical students' skills in obtaining informed consent for HIV testing
    Laura Weiss Roberts
    Empirical Ethics Group, Department of Psychiatry, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, NM 87131 5326, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:112-9. 2003
    ..To evaluate fourth-year medical students' abilities to obtain informed consent or refusal for HIV testing through a performance-based evaluation method...
  5. ncbi request reprint Ethics and mental illness research
    Laura Weiss Roberts
    Empirical Ethics Group, Department of Psychiatry, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, 2400 Tucker NE, 4th Floor FPC, Albuquerque, NM 87131 5326, USA
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 25:525-45. 2002
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  6. ncbi request reprint Informed consent and the capacity for voluntarism
    Laura Weiss Roberts
    Department of Psychiatry, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albequerque, 87131 5326, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 159:705-12. 2002
    ..Of these elements, voluntarism in clinical and research consent is the least well understood. This has interfered with the ability to resolve key ethical problems faced by the field of psychiatry...
  7. ncbi request reprint Patient and psychiatrist ratings of hypothetical schizophrenia research protocols: assessment of harm potential and factors influencing participation decisions
    Laura Weiss Roberts
    Empirical Ethics Group, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albequerque 87156 5326, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 159:573-84. 2002
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Frontier ethics: mental health care needs and ethical dilemmas in rural communities
    L W Roberts
    Department of Psychiatry, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque 87131, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 50:497-503. 1999
    ..They also outline constructive approaches to rural ethical dilemmas in mental health care...
  9. doi request reprint Mexican immigrant women's perceptions of health care access for stigmatizing illnesses: a focus group study in Albuquerque, New Mexico
    RUSSELL H HORWITZ
    Massachusetts General Hospital McLean Hospital Adult Psychiatry Residency Program, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 19:857-73. 2008
    ..Greater attention should be paid to stigma and social support in future empirical studies...
  10. ncbi request reprint Barriers to healthcare as reported by rural and urban interprofessional providers
    Christiane Brems
    University of Alaska, Anchorage, AK 99508, USA
    J Interprof Care 20:105-18. 2006
    ..Almost consistently, the smaller a provider's practice community, the greater the reports of barriers, with the most severe barriers reported in small rural communities...
  11. ncbi request reprint Patient requests and provider suggestions for alternative treatments as reported by rural and urban care providers
    Christiane Brems
    Behavioral Health Research and Services BHRS, University of Alaska Anchorage, 99508, USA
    Complement Ther Med 14:10-9. 2006
    ..Explored the relationship between different types of care providers' willingness to suggest alternative and complementary treatments (CAM), patients' requests for CAM, and provider perceptions about CAM as barriers to effective healthcare...
  12. ncbi request reprint Coexisting commitments to ethics and human research: a preliminary study of the perspectives of 83 medical students
    Laura Weiss Roberts
    Medical College of Wisconsin, USA
    Am J Bioeth 5:W1-7. 2005
  13. pmc Views of people with schizophrenia regarding aspects of research: study size and funding sources
    Laura Weiss Roberts
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, USA
    Schizophr Bull 32:107-15. 2006
    ..The pattern of responses suggests the capacity for a nuanced understanding of ethically salient aspects of medical research by individuals with schizophrenia...
  14. pmc Perspectives on medical research involving men in schizophrenia and HIV-related protocols
    Laura Weiss Roberts
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, USA
    Schizophr Bull 32:360-5. 2006
    ..Further study is needed to explore how research involvement may influence perspectives and whether differences in views exist across people with diverse physical and mental illnesses...
  15. pmc Emerging empirical evidence on the ethics of schizophrenia research
    Laura B Dunn
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, USA
    Schizophr Bull 32:47-68. 2006
    ..Finally, we highlight important gaps in our understanding of ethically relevant aspects of schizophrenia research and offer a specific research agenda for empirical ethics...
  16. ncbi request reprint Rural-urban health care provider disparities in Alaska and New Mexico
    Mark E Johnson
    Behavioral Health Research and Services, University of Alaska Anchorage, Anchorage, Alaska 99508, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 33:504-7. 2006
    ..Addressing disparities via creative strategies is crucial to improving rural care delivery...
  17. ncbi request reprint Teaching medical students to discern ethical problems in human clinical research studies
    Laura Weiss Roberts
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226, USA
    Acad Med 80:925-30. 2005
    ..Assessing ethical aspects of research protocols is a key skill in fulfilling this duty, yet no empirically validated method exists for preparing professionals to attain this skill...
  18. ncbi request reprint Ethical philanthropy in academic psychiatry
    Laura Weiss Roberts
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 163:772-8. 2006
    ..Each situation should be evaluated for "ethical risk," and specific measures to safeguard donors should be considered...
  19. ncbi request reprint Preferences of Alaska and New Mexico psychiatrists regarding professionalism and ethics training
    Laura Weiss Roberts
    Medical College of Wisconsin, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226, USA
    Acad Psychiatry 30:200-4. 2006
    ..To identify the preferences of practicing licensed psychiatrists in two rural states regarding ethics training...
  20. pmc Adaptations to health care barriers as reported by rural and urban providers
    Cody L Chipp
    Joint PhD Program, Clinical Community Psychology, University of Alaska, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 19:532-49. 2008
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  21. doi request reprint Psychiatrists' attitudes regarding genetic testing and patient safeguards: a preliminary study
    Jinger G Hoop
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226, USA
    Genet Test 12:245-52. 2008
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  22. pmc Ethical disparities: challenges encountered by multidisciplinary providers in fulfilling ethical standards in the care of rural and minority people
    Laura Weiss Roberts
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee 53226, USA
    J Rural Health 23:89-97. 2007
    ..Health care disparities are well documented for people living in rural areas and for people who are members of ethnic minorities...
  23. ncbi request reprint Ethical issues in psychiatric research on children and adolescents
    Jinger G Hoop
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 17:127-48, x. 2008
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Exploring differences in caseloads of rural and urban healthcare providers in Alaska and New Mexico
    Christiane Brems
    University of Alaska Anchorage, Anchorage, Alaska 99508, USA
    Public Health 121:3-17. 2007
    ..To enhance our knowledge of the demands faced by rural healthcare providers and to gain the perspectives of healthcare providers themselves, this study explored the caseloads of rural providers compared with those of urban providers...
  25. ncbi request reprint Assessments by patients with schizophrenia and psychiatrists of relative risk of research procedures
    Laura Weiss Roberts
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, 3rd Floor Tosa Center, 1155 North Mayfair Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:1629-35. 2006
    ..No data exist on comparing assessments of people with schizophrenia with those of psychiatrists regarding research procedure risks in relation to the usual risks of living with schizophrenia...
  26. ncbi request reprint An inverse relationship between perceived harm and participation willingness in schizophrenia research protocols
    Laura Weiss Roberts
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 163:2002-4. 2006
    ..This study attempted to clarify how people with schizophrenia evaluate the potential harm associated with various research-related procedures and how these assessments relate to participation willingness...
  27. ncbi request reprint Philanthropy, ethics, and leadership in academic psychiatry
    Laura Weiss Roberts
    Acad Psychiatry 30:269-72. 2006
  28. pmc Do research procedures pose relatively greater risk for healthy persons than for persons with schizophrenia?
    Laura Weiss Roberts
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Schizophr Bull 32:153-8. 2006
    ..Because federal regulations benchmark research studies as "minimal risk" if they are analogous to the usual risks of everyday life, this finding may have important implications for the evaluation of psychiatric protocols...
  29. ncbi request reprint Ethical use of long-acting medications in the treatment of severe and persistent mental illnesses
    Laura Weiss Roberts
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 45:161-7. 2004
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Influences upon willingness to participate in schizophrenia research: an analysis of narrative data from 63 people with schizophrenia
    Alexis Kaminsky
    Institute for Ethics, MSCII 6095, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131 0001, USA
    Ethics Behav 13:279-302. 2003
    ..In the discussion, we explore the key findings and outline the implications for safeguards in mental illness research...
  31. ncbi request reprint Employees' perspectives on ethically important aspects of genetic research participation: a pilot study
    Laura Weiss Roberts
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 46:27-33. 2005
    ..Despite the importance of these issues, little is known about how healthy adults, including workers, perceive and understand ethically important issues in genetic research pertaining to physical and mental illness...
  32. ncbi request reprint A time of promise, a time of promises: ethical issues in advancing psychopharmacological research
    Laura Weiss Roberts
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 171:1-5. 2003
  33. ncbi request reprint Financial compensation to adolescents for participation in biomedical research: adolescent and parent perspectives in seven studies
    David G Scherer
    College of Education, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    J Pediatr 146:552-8. 2005
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Scientific integrity, fidelity and conflicts of interest in research
    Teddy D Warner
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, MSC 9 5040, 1 University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 17:381-5. 2004
  35. pmc Ethical considerations in rural health care: a pilot study of clinicians in Alaska and New Mexico
    Teddy D Warner
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center Institute for Ethics, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131 0001, USA
    Community Ment Health J 41:21-33. 2005
    ..Ethical issues and implications of these results for providing care in rural areas are discussed...
  36. ncbi request reprint Do psychiatrists understand research-related experiences, attitudes, and motivations of schizophrenia study participants?
    Teddy D Warner
    University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center Institute for Ethics, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 44:227-33. 2003
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint What is ethically important in clinical research? A preliminary study of attitudes of 73 psychiatric faculty and residents
    Laura Weiss Roberts
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee 53226, USA
    Schizophr Bull 29:607-13. 2003
    ..Future research is needed to clarify the understanding of the perspectives and priorities of different stakeholders involved in human studies...
  38. ncbi request reprint Survey return rates as a function of priority versus first-class mailing
    Christiane Brems
    Behavioral Health Research and Services, University of Alaska Anchorage, 3211 Providence Drive, Anchorage, AK 99508, USA
    Psychol Rep 99:496-501. 2006
    ..Given increased costs with no resultant increase in response rate, sending surveys to potential participants via Priority mail does not appear warranted...
  39. ncbi request reprint The enculturation of medical students and residents
    Alan K Louie
    Acad Psychiatry 31:253-7. 2007
  40. ncbi request reprint Encountering patient suicide: emotional responses, ethics, and implications for training programs
    John H Coverdale
    Acad Psychiatry 31:329-32. 2007
  41. ncbi request reprint Ethical considerations in caring for women with substance use disorders
    Laura Weiss Roberts
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 30:559-82. 2003
    ..Such efforts will help ensure that women who have addictions will be cared for in a manner that is respectful, beneficent, compassionate, honest, and just...
  42. doi request reprint Drug abuse research in rural communities: current knowledge and future directions
    Richard R Clayton
    J Rural Health 23:4-9. 2007
  43. doi request reprint Stigma in mental health care
    Carol I Ping Tsao
    Acad Psychiatry 32:70-2. 2008
  44. doi request reprint Personal health care of residents: preferences for care outside of the training institution
    Laura B Dunn
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Acad Psychiatry 32:20-30. 2008
    ..Available evidence suggests that residents experience difficulties obtaining care, partly related to both the demands of medical training and concerns about confidentiality and privacy...
  45. pmc Bioethics principles, informed consent, and ethical care for special populations: curricular needs expressed by men and women physicians-in-training
    Laura Weiss Roberts
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, 3rd Floor, Tosa Center, 1155 N Mayfair Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Psychosomatics 46:440-50. 2005
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Evidence, methods, and psychiatric education
    Laura Weiss Roberts
    Acad Psychiatry 27:227-8. 2003
  47. ncbi request reprint How to review a manuscript: a "down-to-earth" approach
    Laura Weiss Roberts
    Acad Psychiatry 28:81-7. 2004
  48. ncbi request reprint Academic psychiatry: coming of age
    Laura Weiss Roberts
    Acad Psychiatry 29:237-9. 2005
  49. ncbi request reprint Medical student illness and impairment: a vignette-based survey study involving 955 students at 9 medical schools
    Laura Weiss Roberts
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 46:229-37. 2005
    ..Few empirical studies have examined the attitudes of medical students toward recognizing and acting upon signs of potentially impairing illnesses in peers...
  50. ncbi request reprint Imparting the knowledge, science, and art of psychopharmacology: thoughts on educational research questions
    Alan Louie
    Acad Psychiatry 29:113-5. 2005
  51. ncbi request reprint Protecting the safety of medical students and residents
    John H Coverdale
    Acad Psychiatry 29:329-31. 2005
  52. pmc Advancing our understanding of the ethics of schizophrenia research: the contribution of conceptual analyses and empirical evidence
    Laura Weiss Roberts
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, USA
    Schizophr Bull 32:20-1. 2006
  53. ncbi request reprint Getting started in educational research
    John Coverdale
    Acad Psychiatry 29:14-8. 2005
  54. ncbi request reprint Introduction: Report of the APA's task force on research ethics
    Paul S Appelbaum
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:550-1. 2006
  55. ncbi request reprint Perspectives on use and protection of genetic information in work settings: results of a preliminary study
    Laura Weiss Roberts
    Deparatment of Psychiatry and Behaviorl Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Soc Sci Med 60:1855-8. 2005
    ..This study suggests the value of exploring the perspectives of key stakeholders most directly affected by genetic applications across diverse societal settings...
  56. ncbi request reprint Committing to the scientific basis of psychiatry: implications for training and educational research
    John Coverdale
    Acad Psychiatry 28:261-2. 2004
  57. ncbi request reprint The positive role of professionalism and ethics training in medical education: a comparison of medical student and resident perspectives
    Laura Weiss Roberts
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Acad Psychiatry 28:170-82. 2004
    ..To assess the perspectives and preferences of medical students and residents regarding professionalism and ethics education...
  58. ncbi request reprint Addiction and consent
    Laura Weiss Roberts
    University of New Mexico School of Medicine
    Am J Bioeth 2:58-60. 2002