Lawrence Schonfeld

Summary

Affiliation: University of South Florida
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Screening and brief intervention for substance misuse among older adults: the Florida BRITE project
    Lawrence Schonfeld
    Department of Aging and Mental Health Disparities, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33612 3899, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:108-14. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Characterizing wandering behaviors in persons with traumatic brain injury residing in veterans health administration nursing homes
    Heather G Belanger
    Department of Mental Health and Behavioral Science, James A Haley Veterans Administration Medical Center, Tampa, FL, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:244-50. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Mental health service use and cost of care for older adults in assisted living facilities: implications for public policy
    Marion Becker
    Department of Community Mental Health, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida, 13301 Bruce B Downs Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 29:91-8. 2002
  4. doi request reprint Attitudes toward mental health services in Hispanic older adults: the role of misconceptions and personal beliefs
    Yuri Jang
    Department of Aging and Mental Health Disparities, Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida, 13301 Bruce B Downs Blvd, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Community Ment Health J 47:164-70. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Behavioral health needs and problem recognition by older adults receiving home-based aging services
    Amber M Gum
    Department of Aging and Mental Health, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida, FL, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 24:400-8. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Wandering behavior in veterans with psychiatric diagnoses residing in nursing homes
    Victor Molinari
    Department of Aging and Mental Health, University of South Florida, FL 33612 3899, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 23:748-53. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint The mediating role of health perceptions in the relation between physical and mental health: a study of older residents in assisted living facilities
    Yuri Jang
    Department of Aging and Mental Health, Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida, 13301 Bruce B Downs Blvd, MHC 1439, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    J Aging Health 19:439-52. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms among older residents in assisted living facilities
    Yuri Jang
    Department of Aging and Mental Health, Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida, Tampa 33612, USA
    Int J Aging Hum Dev 63:299-315. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Behavioral health services utilization among older adults identified within a state abuse hotline database
    Lawrence Schonfeld
    Department of Aging and Mental Health, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida, 13301 Bruce B Downs Blvd, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Gerontologist 46:193-9. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Reasons for psychiatric medication prescription for new nursing home residents
    Victor A Molinari
    Department of Aging and Mental Health Disparities, University of South Florida, Tampa, USA
    Aging Ment Health 15:904-12. 2011

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. pmc Screening and brief intervention for substance misuse among older adults: the Florida BRITE project
    Lawrence Schonfeld
    Department of Aging and Mental Health Disparities, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33612 3899, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:108-14. 2010
    ..We developed and examined the effectiveness of the Florida Brief Intervention and Treatment for Elders (BRITE) project, a 3-year, state-funded pilot program of screening and brief intervention for older adult substance misusers...
  2. doi request reprint Characterizing wandering behaviors in persons with traumatic brain injury residing in veterans health administration nursing homes
    Heather G Belanger
    Department of Mental Health and Behavioral Science, James A Haley Veterans Administration Medical Center, Tampa, FL, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:244-50. 2008
    ..To examine the prevalence and correlates of wandering in persons with traumatic brain injury (TBI) in nursing homes (NHs)...
  3. ncbi request reprint Mental health service use and cost of care for older adults in assisted living facilities: implications for public policy
    Marion Becker
    Department of Community Mental Health, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida, 13301 Bruce B Downs Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 29:91-8. 2002
    ..Using Florida as an example, the authors recommend policy changes to ensure the quality and availability of residential care for low-income adults with mental health needs...
  4. doi request reprint Attitudes toward mental health services in Hispanic older adults: the role of misconceptions and personal beliefs
    Yuri Jang
    Department of Aging and Mental Health Disparities, Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida, 13301 Bruce B Downs Blvd, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Community Ment Health J 47:164-70. 2011
    ..Findings suggest that interventions designed to promote positive attitudes toward mental health services of older Hispanics should address misconceptions and personal beliefs...
  5. doi request reprint Behavioral health needs and problem recognition by older adults receiving home-based aging services
    Amber M Gum
    Department of Aging and Mental Health, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida, FL, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 24:400-8. 2009
    ..Thus, study aims were to examine behavioral health problems in a sample of older adults receiving home-based aging services, their recognition of behavioral health problems, and covariates of problem recognition...
  6. doi request reprint Wandering behavior in veterans with psychiatric diagnoses residing in nursing homes
    Victor Molinari
    Department of Aging and Mental Health, University of South Florida, FL 33612 3899, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 23:748-53. 2008
    ..To investigate nursing home residents with psychiatric diagnoses who wander and who are not diagnosed with dementia...
  7. ncbi request reprint The mediating role of health perceptions in the relation between physical and mental health: a study of older residents in assisted living facilities
    Yuri Jang
    Department of Aging and Mental Health, Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida, 13301 Bruce B Downs Blvd, MHC 1439, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    J Aging Health 19:439-52. 2007
    ..Responding to the increased need for research on older residents in assisted living facilities (ALFs), this study assessed the connections between physical and mental health among 150 older residents in ALF settings...
  8. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms among older residents in assisted living facilities
    Yuri Jang
    Department of Aging and Mental Health, Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida, Tampa 33612, USA
    Int J Aging Hum Dev 63:299-315. 2006
    ..The protective roles of psychosocial resources against physical health constraints yield important implications for designing prevention and intervention strategies for the mental health of older populations in ALF settings...
  9. ncbi request reprint Behavioral health services utilization among older adults identified within a state abuse hotline database
    Lawrence Schonfeld
    Department of Aging and Mental Health, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida, 13301 Bruce B Downs Blvd, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Gerontologist 46:193-9. 2006
    ..This is important as mental health issues have been identified as a high priority for filling gaps in services for victims of mistreatment...
  10. doi request reprint Reasons for psychiatric medication prescription for new nursing home residents
    Victor A Molinari
    Department of Aging and Mental Health Disparities, University of South Florida, Tampa, USA
    Aging Ment Health 15:904-12. 2011
    ..This article focuses on justification of psychoactive medication prescription for NH residents during their first three months post-admission...
  11. ncbi request reprint Wanderers with cognitive impairment in Department of Veterans Affairs nursing home care units
    Lawrence Schonfeld
    Department of Aging and Mental Health, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:692-9. 2007
    ..To explore the extent of and factors associated with male nursing home residents who wander...
  12. ncbi request reprint Geropsychology post-doctoral training in public sector service delivery: the USF/Tampa VA fellowship model
    Victor Molinari
    Department of Aging and Mental Health, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, 33612, USA
    Gerontol Geriatr Educ 25:63-82. 2005
    ....