G Sullivan

Summary

Affiliation: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The association of psychiatric comorbidity and use of the emergency department among persons with substance use disorders: an observational cohort study
    Geoffrey M Curran
    Division of Health Services Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
    BMC Emerg Med 8:17. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Co-location of health care for adults with serious mental illness and HIV infection
    Greer Sullivan
    Department of Veterans Affairs, South Central Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center MIRECC, North Little Rock, AR 72114, USA
    Community Ment Health J 42:345-61. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Disparities in hospitalization for diabetes among persons with and without co-occurring mental disorders
    Greer Sullivan
    Veterans Affairs VA South Central Mental Illness Research, Education, North Little Rock, AR 72114, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:1126-31. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Validation of the brief instrumental functioning scale in a homeless population
    G Sullivan
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 52:1097-9. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint The MIRECC version of the Global Assessment of Functioning scale: reliability and validity
    Noosha Niv
    Veterans Affairs Desert Pacific Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, West Los Angeles VA, 11301 Wilshire Blvd 210A, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:529-35. 2007
  6. pmc Predictors of clinical improvement in a randomized effectiveness trial for primary care patients with panic disorder
    Denise A Chavira
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, CA 92037, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 197:715-21. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Mental health needs of cohabiting partners of Vietnam veterans with combat-related PTSD
    Michelle D Sherman
    Family Mental Health Program, Oklahoma City, Department of Veterans Affairs, OK 73104, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 56:1150-2. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Quality of care for primary care patients with anxiety disorders
    Murray B Stein
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, CA 92093 0985, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 161:2230-7. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Quality of life of homeless persons with mental illness: results from the course-of-homelessness study
    G Sullivan
    Mental Illness Research, Education, Clinical Center of the Veterans Integrated Service Network, North Little Rock, AR 72114, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 51:1135-41. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Functional impact and health utility of anxiety disorders in primary care outpatients
    Murray B Stein
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0985, USA
    Med Care 43:1164-70. 2005

Detail Information

Publications54

  1. pmc The association of psychiatric comorbidity and use of the emergency department among persons with substance use disorders: an observational cohort study
    Geoffrey M Curran
    Division of Health Services Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
    BMC Emerg Med 8:17. 2008
    ..This study assesses the association of a psychiatric comorbidity on (ED) use among patients with substance use disorders (SUDs)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Co-location of health care for adults with serious mental illness and HIV infection
    Greer Sullivan
    Department of Veterans Affairs, South Central Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center MIRECC, North Little Rock, AR 72114, USA
    Community Ment Health J 42:345-61. 2006
    ..These subjects may be benefiting from increased funding for, and attention to, persons with HIV infection...
  3. ncbi request reprint Disparities in hospitalization for diabetes among persons with and without co-occurring mental disorders
    Greer Sullivan
    Veterans Affairs VA South Central Mental Illness Research, Education, North Little Rock, AR 72114, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:1126-31. 2006
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Validation of the brief instrumental functioning scale in a homeless population
    G Sullivan
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 52:1097-9. 2001
    ..The BIFS is useful for community populations when self-report data on functioning are required. Additional research is needed to develop and validate comparable scales for assessing other domains of functioning...
  5. ncbi request reprint The MIRECC version of the Global Assessment of Functioning scale: reliability and validity
    Noosha Niv
    Veterans Affairs Desert Pacific Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, West Los Angeles VA, 11301 Wilshire Blvd 210A, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:529-35. 2007
    ..The MIRECC GAF measures occupational functioning, social functioning, and symptom severity on three subscales...
  6. pmc Predictors of clinical improvement in a randomized effectiveness trial for primary care patients with panic disorder
    Denise A Chavira
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, CA 92037, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 197:715-21. 2009
    ..A greater understanding of these predictors may help clinicians identify who is at greatest risk for persistent panic-related symptoms and to plan the intensity of interventions accordingly...
  7. ncbi request reprint Mental health needs of cohabiting partners of Vietnam veterans with combat-related PTSD
    Michelle D Sherman
    Family Mental Health Program, Oklahoma City, Department of Veterans Affairs, OK 73104, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 56:1150-2. 2005
    ..The most commonly requested service was a women-only group...
  8. ncbi request reprint Quality of care for primary care patients with anxiety disorders
    Murray B Stein
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, CA 92093 0985, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 161:2230-7. 2004
    ..This study evaluated quality of care for primary care patients with anxiety disorders in university-affiliated outpatient clinics in Los Angeles, San Diego, and Seattle...
  9. ncbi request reprint Quality of life of homeless persons with mental illness: results from the course-of-homelessness study
    G Sullivan
    Mental Illness Research, Education, Clinical Center of the Veterans Integrated Service Network, North Little Rock, AR 72114, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 51:1135-41. 2000
    ..The quality of life of homeless persons with mental illness was compared with that of homeless persons without mental illness...
  10. ncbi request reprint Functional impact and health utility of anxiety disorders in primary care outpatients
    Murray B Stein
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0985, USA
    Med Care 43:1164-70. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the relative impact of anxiety disorders and major depression on functional status and health-related quality of life of primary care outpatients...
  11. ncbi request reprint Pathways to homelessness among the mentally ill
    G Sullivan
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 35:444-50. 2000
    ..Persons with mental illness are over-represented among the homeless relative to the general population, and mental illness is most likely one of many vulnerabilities that confer risk for homelessness...
  12. ncbi request reprint HIV and people with serious mental illness: the public sector's role in reducing HIV risk and improving care
    G Sullivan
    RAND, Santa Monica, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 50:648-52. 1999
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  13. ncbi request reprint Adherence to treatment among economically disadvantaged patients with panic disorder
    Snigdha Mukherjee
    South Central Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center, North Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:1745-50. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the feelings of disadvantaged patients about and experiences of treatment for anxiety disorders in primary care settings...
  14. pmc Collaborative research between clinicians and researchers: a multiple case study of implementation
    Dean Blevins
    South Central Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center SC MIRECC, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, 2200 Fort Roots Drive, Building 58, North Little Rock, AR 72114, USA
    Implement Sci 5:76. 2010
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  15. pmc Design of the Coordinated Anxiety Learning and Management (CALM) study: innovations in collaborative care for anxiety disorders
    Greer Sullivan
    South Central VA Mental Illness Research Education and Clinical Center, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, North Little Rock, AR 72214 1706, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 29:379-87. 2007
    ..Since anxiety disorders are most often treated in primary care, quality improvement interventions, such as the Coordinated Anxiety Learning and Management (CALM) intervention, are needed in primary care...
  16. ncbi request reprint Disparities in use of antipsychotic medications among nursing home residents in Arkansas
    Teresa J Hudson
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences UAMS, North Little Rock, 72114, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 56:749-51. 2005
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  17. ncbi request reprint Vulnerability factors for homelessness associated with substance dependence in a community sample of homeless adults
    Brenda M Booth
    Department of Psychiatry, Centers for Mental Healthcare Research, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 28:429-52. 2002
    ..Therefore, homeless individuals with substance dependence have many vulnerabilities beyond their substance dependence that should be dealt with in treatment or other service settings before lasting housing can be achieved...
  18. pmc Religiosity and decreased risk of substance use disorders: is the effect mediated by social support or mental health status?
    Mark J Edlund
    Division of Health Services Research, Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 45:827-36. 2010
    ..We investigated whether this association was mediated by social support or mental health status...
  19. ncbi request reprint Relationship between perceived stigma and depression severity
    Jeffrey M Pyne
    Veterans Administration Health Services Research and Development Center for Mental Healthcare and Outcomes Research, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, 2200 Fort Roots Drive, Bldg 58, North Little Rock, AR 72114 1706, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 192:278-83. 2004
    ..001) and meeting criteria for current major depression (p <.001) were significant predictors of perceived stigma. Greater depression severity appears to be a strong predictor of perceived stigma...
  20. ncbi request reprint A pilot study of barriers to medication adherence in schizophrenia
    Teresa J Hudson
    Center for Mental Healthcare and Outcomes Research, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, VA Medical Center 152 NLR, 2200 Ft Roots Drive, North Little Rock, AR 72114 1706, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 65:211-6. 2004
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  21. ncbi request reprint Benefit coverage of novel antipsychotics in Medicaid programs and the Veterans Health Administration
    Greer Sullivan
    Department of Veterans Affairs, South Central Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Little Rock, Ark, USA
    Am J Med Qual 19:37-40. 2004
    ..Although drug benefit policies have the potential to exert a major influence over prescribing practices, it is unlikely that these policies significantly restricted access to these antipsychotics...
  22. ncbi request reprint Economic evaluations of novel antipsychotic medications: a literature review
    Teresa J Hudson
    South Central VA Mental Illness Research Education and Clinical Center, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Schizophr Res 60:199-218. 2003
    ..To evaluate the evidence that novel antipsychotic medications offer a cost advantage compared to traditional antipsychotic medications...
  23. ncbi request reprint Comparing the sensitivity of generic effectiveness measures with symptom improvement in persons with schizophrenia
    Jeffrey M Pyne
    South Central VA Healthcare Network, and the Department of Psychiatry, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas 72114, USA
    Med Care 41:208-17. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the sensitivity of four generic effectiveness measures with clinically meaningful symptom improvement in persons with schizophrenia...
  24. ncbi request reprint Emergency department use of persons with comorbid psychiatric and substance abuse disorders
    Geoffrey M Curran
    South Central Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, North Little Rock 72114, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 41:659-67. 2003
    ..This study assesses the relationship between substance abuse comorbidity and emergency department use among patients with psychiatric disorders in a large academic medical center...
  25. ncbi request reprint How mental health providers spend their time: a survey of 10 Veterans Health Administration mental health services
    Greer Sullivan
    South Central Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Department of Veterans Affairs, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    J Ment Health Policy Econ 6:89-97. 2003
    ..Allocation of provider time across clinical, administrative, educational, and research activities may influence job satisfaction, productivity, and quality of care, yet we know little about what determines time allocation...
  26. ncbi request reprint Identifying factors critical to implementation of integrated mental health services in rural VA community-based outpatient clinics
    JoAnn E Kirchner
    VA South Central MIRECC, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System 152 NLR, 2200 Ft Roots Dr, North Little Rock, AR 72114, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 31:13-25. 2004
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  27. ncbi request reprint The role of services researchers in facilitating intervention research
    Greer Sullivan
    South Central Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Veterans Healthcare Administration, 2200 Fort Roots Drive, North Little Rock, AR 72114, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 56:537-42. 2005
    ..The program is expected to expand the evaluation and research capacity of clinicians, enhance the collaborative skills of services researchers, and result in interventions that are more likely to be sustained over time...
  28. ncbi request reprint Psychological distress and burden among female partners of combat veterans with PTSD
    Gina Manguno-Mire
    VA South Central VISN 16 Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:144-51. 2007
    ..Future research should examine these constructs separately using causal modeling analyses to identify modifiable targets for interventions to reduce psychological distress among partners of individuals with PTSD...
  29. ncbi request reprint Managed care in the public sector: lessons learned from the Los Angeles PARTNERS program
    G Sullivan
    VISN 16 Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, 2200 Fort Roots Drive, Building 58, Room 134 16MIR, North Little Rock, Arkansas 72114, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 28:155-63. 2001
    ..Beyond considering these concerns, the range of community stakeholders who may be affected by such interventions must be addressed...
  30. pmc Validation of a brief measure of anxiety-related severity and impairment: the Overall Anxiety Severity and Impairment Scale (OASIS)
    Laura Campbell-Sills
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0603, USA
    J Affect Disord 112:92-101. 2009
    ..A prior investigation with a nonclinical sample supported the reliability and validity of the OASIS; however, to date it has not been validated for use in clinical samples...
  31. pmc Measuring continuity of care for clients of public mental health systems
    John Fortney
    Centers for Mental Healthcare Research, Little Rock, AR 72204, USA
    Health Serv Res 38:1157-75. 2003
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  32. ncbi request reprint Supporting clinicians in the development of best practice innovations in education
    Michael R Kauth
    Department of Veterans Affairs South Central Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 56:786-8. 2005
  33. ncbi request reprint CBT intensity and outcome for panic disorder in a primary care setting
    Michelle G Craske
    University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    Behav Ther 37:112-9. 2006
    ..The significance of follow-up booster phone contact is discussed as an index of continued self-management of panic and anxiety following acute treatment...
  34. ncbi request reprint Moving treatment research from clinical trials to the real world
    Peter P Roy-Byrne
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington at Harborview Medical Center, Seattle 98014, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 54:327-32. 2003
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  35. ncbi request reprint Health care utilization in dementia patients with psychiatric comorbidity
    Mark E Kunik
    VAMC, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Gerontologist 43:86-91. 2003
    ..The purpose of this research was to determine if differences in service use exist between dementia patients with and without psychiatric comorbidity...
  36. doi request reprint Growing our own: a regional approach to encourage psychiatric residents to enter research
    Mark E Kunik
    Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Acad Psychiatry 32:236-40. 2008
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  37. ncbi request reprint Predictors of contact with public service sectors among homeless adults with and without alcohol and other drug disorders
    Chloe E Bird
    RAND, 1700 Main Street, P O Box 2138, Santa Monica, California 90407 2138, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 63:716-25. 2002
    ..This study examined the predictors of contact with agencies in the health, mental health, social welfare and criminal justice sectors by AOD status among a probability sample of homeless adults in Houston, Texas...
  38. ncbi request reprint Treating panic disorder in primary care: a collaborative care intervention
    Michelle G Craske
    Department of Psychology, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 24:148-55. 2002
    ..This description is intended to lay the groundwork for continued research efforts in the extension of efficacious treatments into primary care settings...
  39. ncbi request reprint Differences in HIV care between patients with and without severe mental illness
    Allen M Fremont
    Department of Health, RAND Corporation, 1776 Main St, Santa Monica, CA 90407, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:681-8. 2007
    ..This study explored how HIV care differs for infected persons with and without severe mental illness...
  40. ncbi request reprint Poverty and response to treatment among panic disorder patients in primary care
    Peter Roy-Byrne
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, University of Washington School of Medicine at Harborview Medical Center, 326 9th Ave, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 163:1419-25. 2006
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  41. ncbi request reprint Treatable comorbid conditions and use of VA health care services among patients with dementia
    Mark E Kunik
    Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 2002 Holcombe, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 56:70-5. 2005
    ..This prospective study examined the longitudinal relationship between use of health care services and treatable comorbid conditions among patients with dementia...
  42. ncbi request reprint Needs for services reported by adults with severe mental illness and HIV
    Alexander S Young
    RAND, Santa Monica, California, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 56:99-101. 2005
    ..People with severe mental illness and HIV may be benefiting from the special resources that are available for people with HIV...
  43. pmc A randomized effectiveness trial of cognitive-behavioral therapy and medication for primary care panic disorder
    Peter P Roy-Byrne
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine at Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 62:290-8. 2005
    ..Although numerous studies have assessed the effectiveness of treatments for depression in primary care, few such studies have been conducted for panic disorder...
  44. ncbi request reprint Comorbid psychosocial symptoms and quality of life in patients with dementia
    A Lynn Snow
    Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Houston Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 13:393-401. 2005
    ..In an effort to develop a more comprehensive understanding of this relationship, this study included both patient reports of their QOL and caregiver reports of patient QOL...
  45. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of individuals with severe mental illness who use emergency services
    Alexander S Young
    Department of Veterans Affairs Desert Pacific Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Community Ment Health J 41:159-68. 2005
    ..Efforts to reduce emergency services need to improve access to appropriate community services, particularly for people who are homeless or lack family support...
  46. ncbi request reprint Medical illness and response to treatment in primary care panic disorder
    Peter Roy-Byrne
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, University of Washington School of Medicine at Harborview Medical Center, WA 98104, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 27:237-43. 2005
    ..Although studies have suggested that comorbid medical illness can affect the outcome of patients with depression, little is known about whether medical illness comorbidity affects treatment outcome in patients with anxiety...
  47. ncbi request reprint Perceived unmet need for mental health treatment and barriers to care among patients with panic disorder
    Michelle G Craske
    University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90024 1563, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 56:988-94. 2005
    ..This study estimated the extent of perceived unmet need for mental health treatment among individuals with panic disorder in primary care settings, investigated the determinants of unmet need, and assessed barriers to care...
  48. ncbi request reprint Schizophrenia and comorbid human immunodeficiency virus or hepatitis C virus
    Francine Cournos
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 66:27-33. 2005
    ..The clinical challenge is to encourage adherence to treatment and to coordinate the clinical services needed to address the diverse psychiatric and medical problems that coexist in this population...
  49. ncbi request reprint HIV risk behaviors and their correlates among HIV-positive adults with serious mental illness
    Joan S Tucker
    RAND, Santa Monica, California, 90407 2138, USA
    AIDS Behav 7:29-40. 2003
    ..Interventions to reduce risky sexual practices may be most appropriately provided through public mental health systems, given that this is the primary setting in which seriously mentally ill adults receive formal treatment...
  50. doi request reprint Treatment: "just what the preacher ordered"
    Rhonda Mattox
    Psychiatr Serv 59:349. 2008
  51. ncbi request reprint The need for "community cultural competence"
    Greer Sullivan
    Psychiatr Serv 58:1145. 2007
  52. pmc Use of aggressive medical treatments near the end of life: differences between patients with and without dementia
    Samuel S Richardson
    VA Palo Alto Health Care System, 795 Willow Road 152 MPD, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Health Serv Res 42:183-200. 2007
    ..To analyze whether acute care patients with dementia are more or less likely to receive each of five aggressive medical services near the end of life, compared with patients without dementia...
  53. ncbi request reprint Patterns of HIV care for patients with serious mental illness
    Laura M Bogart
    RAND Health, Santa Monica, California 90407 2138, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 20:175-82. 2006
    ..05). Specialized programs providing assistance to serious mental illness populations with HIV may be helping to narrow health care disparities as a result of having serious mental illness...
  54. ncbi request reprint Adherence to HIV antiretrovirals among persons with serious mental illness
    Glenn J Wagner
    RAND, Santa Monica, California 90407, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 17:179-86. 2003
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