S P Segal

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Factors in decisions to seek help from self-help and co-located community mental health agencies
    Steven P Segal
    Mental Health and Social Welfare Research Group, School of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 7400, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 72:241-9. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with involuntary return to a psychiatric emergency service within 12 months
    S P Segal
    Mental Health and Social Welfare Research Group in the School of Social Welfare at the University of California, Berkeley 94720 7400, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 49:1212-7. 1998
  3. ncbi request reprint Determinants of client outcomes in self-help agencies
    Steven P Segal
    School of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley, 94720 7400, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 53:304-9. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of new clients at self-help and community mental health agencies in geographic proximity
    Steven P Segal
    Mental Health and Social Welfare Research Group, School of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley 94720, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 53:1145-52. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Extended outpatient civil commitment and treatment utilization
    Steven P Segal
    Mental Health and Social Welfare Research Group, School of Social Welfare, 120 Haviland Hall MC 7400, Berkeley, CA 94720 7400, USA
    Soc Work Health Care 43:37-51. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Measuring clients' satisfaction with self-help agencies
    S P Segal
    Mental Health, University of California, Berkeley 94720 7400, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 51:1148-52. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Health status of homeless and marginally housed users of mental health self-help agencies
    S P Segal
    Center for Self Help Research, University of California, Berkeley 94720, USA
    Health Soc Work 23:45-52. 1998
  8. ncbi request reprint Factors in the use of coercive retention in civil commitment evaluations in psychiatric emergency services
    S P Segal
    Mental Health and Social Research Group, School of SocialWelfare, University of Southern California, Berkeley, 94720, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 52:514-20. 2001
  9. doi request reprint Conditional release in Western Australia: effect on hospital length of stay
    Steven P Segal
    School of Social Welfare, University of California, 120 Haviland Hall MC 7400, Berkeley, CA 94720 7400, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:94-9. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Preventing psychiatric hospitalization and involuntary outpatient commitment
    Steven P Segal
    Mental Health and Social Welfare Research Group, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, California, USA
    Soc Work Health Care 48:232-42. 2009

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. ncbi request reprint Factors in decisions to seek help from self-help and co-located community mental health agencies
    Steven P Segal
    Mental Health and Social Welfare Research Group, School of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 7400, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 72:241-9. 2002
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with involuntary return to a psychiatric emergency service within 12 months
    S P Segal
    Mental Health and Social Welfare Research Group in the School of Social Welfare at the University of California, Berkeley 94720 7400, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 49:1212-7. 1998
    ..The findings were used to consider whether the pressure to limit duration of hospital stays under managed care contributed to the patients' return to the emergency service...
  3. ncbi request reprint Determinants of client outcomes in self-help agencies
    Steven P Segal
    School of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley, 94720 7400, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 53:304-9. 2002
    ..The outcomes assessed were independent social functioning, assisted social functioning, and personal empowerment...
  4. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of new clients at self-help and community mental health agencies in geographic proximity
    Steven P Segal
    Mental Health and Social Welfare Research Group, School of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley 94720, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 53:1145-52. 2002
    ..The authors compared the characteristics and past service use of new enrollees of self-help agencies and community mental health agencies serving the same geographic area...
  5. ncbi request reprint Extended outpatient civil commitment and treatment utilization
    Steven P Segal
    Mental Health and Social Welfare Research Group, School of Social Welfare, 120 Haviland Hall MC 7400, Berkeley, CA 94720 7400, USA
    Soc Work Health Care 43:37-51. 2006
    ..This study considers four hypotheses regarding the impact of extended involuntary outpatient commitment orders on services utilization...
  6. ncbi request reprint Measuring clients' satisfaction with self-help agencies
    S P Segal
    Mental Health, University of California, Berkeley 94720 7400, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 51:1148-52. 2000
    ..The authors describe the development of a scale that assesses clients' satisfaction with services and with their involvement in treatment decisions...
  7. ncbi request reprint Health status of homeless and marginally housed users of mental health self-help agencies
    S P Segal
    Center for Self Help Research, University of California, Berkeley 94720, USA
    Health Soc Work 23:45-52. 1998
    ..Because this hard-to-reach group actively seeks SHAs, these organizations may be uniquely suited to health outreach, education, testing, and treatment...
  8. ncbi request reprint Factors in the use of coercive retention in civil commitment evaluations in psychiatric emergency services
    S P Segal
    Mental Health and Social Research Group, School of SocialWelfare, University of Southern California, Berkeley, 94720, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 52:514-20. 2001
    ..The authors examined whether factors other than civil commitment criteria influence the involuntary retention of patients who are evaluated for civil commitment in psychiatric emergency services in California general hospitals...
  9. doi request reprint Conditional release in Western Australia: effect on hospital length of stay
    Steven P Segal
    School of Social Welfare, University of California, 120 Haviland Hall MC 7400, Berkeley, CA 94720 7400, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:94-9. 2009
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Preventing psychiatric hospitalization and involuntary outpatient commitment
    Steven P Segal
    Mental Health and Social Welfare Research Group, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, California, USA
    Soc Work Health Care 48:232-42. 2009
    ..Sole reliance on community-initiated outpatient orders provided a "least restrictive" alternative to hospitalization...
  11. ncbi request reprint Factors in the selection of patients for conditional release from their first psychiatric hospitalization
    Steven P Segal
    Mental Health and Social Welfare Group, School of Social Welfare, University of California Berkeley, 120 Haviland Hall MC 7400, Berkeley, CA 94720 7400, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:1614-22. 2006
    ..This study examined a sample of patients in Victoria, Australia, to identify factors in selection for conditional release from an initial hospitalization that occurred within 30 days of entry into the mental health system...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effect of conditional release from hospitalization on mortality risk
    Steven P Segal
    Mental Health and Social Welfare Research Group, School of Social Welfare, University of California Berkeley, 120 Haviland Hall MC 7400, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:1607-13. 2006
    ..It assessed the contribution of conditional release to mortality risk among patients with mental disorders severe enough to require psychiatric hospitalization during a mental health treatment span of 13.5 years in Victoria, Australia...
  13. ncbi request reprint Conditional release: a less restrictive alternative to hospitalization?
    Steven P Segal
    Mental Health and Social Welfare Research Group, School of Social Welfare, University of California Berkeley, 120 Haviland Hall MC 7400, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:1600-6. 2006
    ..This study examined conditional release--that is, involuntary outpatient commitment orders upon release from hospitalization--as a least restrictive alternative to psychiatric hospitalization in Victoria, Australia...
  14. ncbi request reprint The utility of extended outpatient civil commitment
    Steven P Segal
    School of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley, United States
    Int J Law Psychiatry 29:525-34. 2006
    ..This study considers three hypotheses regarding the impact of extended involuntary outpatient commitment orders on services utilization...
  15. ncbi request reprint Use of mental health services by Asian Americans
    Rose M Barreto
    School of Social Welfare, 120 Haviland Hall, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94720 7400, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 56:746-8. 2005
    ..Attention needs to be placed on the needs of Southeast Asians and other Asians, whose service use patterns approximate those of the traditionally most underserved groups, African Americans and Latinos...
  16. doi request reprint Use of community treatment orders to prevent psychiatric hospitalization
    Steven P Segal
    Mental Health and Social Welfare Research Group, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7400, USA
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 42:732-9. 2008
    ....
  17. doi request reprint Self-help and community mental health agency outcomes: a recovery-focused randomized controlled trial
    Steven P Segal
    School of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley, 120 Haviland Hall MC 7400, Berkeley, CA 94720 7400, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 61:905-10. 2010
    ..The study sought to determine the effectiveness of combined SHA and community mental health agency (CMHA) services in assisting recovery for persons with serious mental illness...
  18. ncbi request reprint Failure to seek health care among the mentally ill
    Hyeouk C Hahm
    School of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley, and Center for Self Help Research, Berkeley, CA, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 75:54-62. 2005
    ..These findings highlight the need to target groups at risk for failure to seek health care and the need to design nonthreatening programs to improve health access for people with mental illness...
  19. ncbi request reprint Community membership and social networks in mental health self-help agencies
    Eric R Hardiman
    University at Albany, State University of New York, School of Social Welfare, 135 Western Ave, Albany, NY 12222, USA
    Psychiatr Rehabil J 27:25-33. 2003
    ..Organizational empowerment is a key factor, with the SHA emerging as a promising locus for peer support development through enhanced social networks. Implications for the organization of consumer-based services are discussed...
  20. ncbi request reprint Involuntary return to a psychiatric emergency service within twelve months
    Steven P Segal
    Mental Health and Social Welfare Research Group, School of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley 94720 7400, USA
    Soc Work Health Care 35:591-603. 2002
    ..It is done in a context where average duration of post-PES hospitalizations are 6 days, approximately 1/4 the duration of previous studies reporting positive effects of such hospitalization...
  21. ncbi request reprint Ambivalence of PES patients toward hospitalization and factors in their disposition
    Steven P Segal
    School of Social Welfare, University of California, 120 Haviland Hall MC 7400, Berkeley, CA 94720 7400, USA
    Int J Law Psychiatry 27:87-99. 2004
  22. ncbi request reprint Revisiting Hume's Law
    Steven P Segal
    University of California, Berkeley, USA
    Am J Bioeth 7:43-5; discussion W3-4. 2007
  23. ncbi request reprint Goal advancement among mental health self-help agency members
    John Q Hodges
    University of Missouri Columbia, School of Social Work, 65211 4470, USA
    Psychiatr Rehabil J 26:78-85. 2002
    ..This research considers factors likely to contribute to goal advancement among members of four consumer-run mental health self-help agencies (SHAs) who responded to questions about their goals at baseline and six-month follow-up...
  24. ncbi request reprint Conditional hospital release: interpreting the message
    Steven P Segal
    Psychiatr Serv 57:1810-1. 2006
  25. ncbi request reprint African-Americans and comprehensive service use
    Matthew T Theriot
    College of Social Work, The University of Tennessee at Knoxville, 37996 3333, USA
    Community Ment Health J 39:225-37. 2003
    ..While African-Americans are low service users in traditional studies focusing on a narrow list of services and providers, this research argues for including SHAs in future studies of African-American service use...
  26. ncbi request reprint Managing transitions and ensuring good care
    Steven P Segal
    Psychiatr Serv 55:1205. 2004
  27. ncbi request reprint Involvement with the criminal justice system among new clients at outpatient mental health agencies
    Matthew T Theriot
    University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996 3333, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 56:179-85. 2005
    ..Such information has implications for improving the care available for persons with mental illness who have been involved with the criminal justice system...
  28. ncbi request reprint Substance use and mental disorder diagnostic profiles in a sample of long-term self-help agency users
    Perri Franskoviak
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, California 94103, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 72:232-40. 2002
    ..Implications for the role that self-help agencies play in the lives of vulnerable individuals, as well as the justification for increased funding from drug and alcohol treatment sources, are discussed...
  29. ncbi request reprint Social work health and mental health: practice, research and programs, Part III. Introduction
    Steven P Segal
    Soc Work Health Care 35:351-8. 2002
  30. ncbi request reprint An empowering medical model of mental health care
    Jonathan D Prince
    Psychiatr Serv 56:901. 2005