Greer Sullivan

Summary

Affiliation: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Does a quality improvement intervention for anxiety result in differential outcomes for lower-income patients?
    Greer Sullivan
    Department of Veterans Affairs South Central Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, North Little Rock, AR, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 170:218-25. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Preexisting mental illness and risk for developing a new disorder after hurricane Katrina
    Greer Sullivan
    VA South Central Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center MIRECC, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, North Little Rock, AR 72114, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 201:161-6. 2013
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. pmc Implementation of the CALM intervention for anxiety disorders: a qualitative study
    Geoffrey M Curran
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Implement Sci 7:1-11. 2012
  9. 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
  10. 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

Research Grants

  1. CALM: IMPROVING PRIMARY CARE ANXIETY OUTCOMES
    JAN GREER SULLIVAN; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications35

  1. pmc Does a quality improvement intervention for anxiety result in differential outcomes for lower-income patients?
    Greer Sullivan
    Department of Veterans Affairs South Central Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, North Little Rock, AR, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 170:218-25. 2013
    ..An alternative hypothesis was that lower-income participants would improve at a higher rate because the intervention facilitates access to evidence-based treatment, which typically is less available to persons with lower incomes...
  2. doi request reprint Preexisting mental illness and risk for developing a new disorder after hurricane Katrina
    Greer Sullivan
    VA South Central Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center MIRECC, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, North Little Rock, AR 72114, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 201:161-6. 2013
    ..1 times greater; and among those with affective disorders, 4.4 times greater. Persons with preexisting mental illnesses, particularly PTSD, should be considered a high-risk group for poor outcomes after a disaster...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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
    ....
  8. pmc Implementation of the CALM intervention for anxiety disorders: a qualitative study
    Geoffrey M Curran
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Implement Sci 7:1-11. 2012
    ..Key research questions were as follows: (1) What were the facilitators/barriers to implementing CALM? (2) What were the facilitators/barriers to sustaining CALM after the study was completed?..
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. pmc Race and beliefs about mental health treatment among anxious primary care patients
    Justin Hunt
    University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Psychiatric Research Institute, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 201:188-95. 2013
    ..Other crucial barriers to quality care exist in our health care system and our society as a whole...
  12. 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...
  13. 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)...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. doi request reprint Partnering with communities to address the mental health needs of rural veterans
    JoAnn E Kirchner
    United States Department of Veterans Affairs Mental Health Quality Enhancement Research Initiative, North Little Rock, Arkansas 72114, USA
    J Rural Health 27:416-24. 2011
    ..To address these needs, it is important to reach out to community stakeholders who are likely to have frequent interactions with veterans, particularly those returning from Operations Enduring and Iraqi Freedom (OEF/OIF)...
  17. doi request reprint Stigma associated with PTSD: perceptions of treatment seeking combat veterans
    Dinesh Mittal
    VA Health Services Research and Development HRS and D, Center for Mental Healthcare and Outcomes Research, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, 2200 Fort Roots Drive, North Little Rock, AR 72114, USA
    Psychiatr Rehabil J 36:86-92. 2013
    ..This study explored stigma related to PTSD among treatment-seeking Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom (OEF/OIF) combat veterans...
  18. ncbi request reprint Empirical Studies of Self-Stigma Reduction Strategies: A Critical Review of the Literature
    Dinesh Mittal
    Department of Psychiatry, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, Building 58 152 NLR, 2200 Fort Roots Dr, Little Rock, AR 72114, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 63:974-81. 2012
    ..The purpose of this article was to comprehensively review published literature about strategies to reduce self-stigma among people with mental illness. Recommendations and implications for research also are discussed...
  19. 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
    ....
  20. pmc Effects of pain and prescription opioid use on outcomes in a collaborative care intervention for anxiety
    Peter Roy-Byrne
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Clin J Pain 29:800-6. 2013
    ....
  21. 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
    ....
  22. 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
    ....
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. ncbi request reprint Utilization of VA mental health and primary care services among Iraq and Afghanistan veterans with depression: the influence of gender and ethnicity status
    Teri D Davis
    Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center MIRECC, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, 2200 Fort Roots, Building 58, Little Rock, AR 72114
    Mil Med 179:515-20. 2014
    ..Collectively, these findings signal a decrease in historically documented disparities within VA health care, especially in the use of mental health services. ..
  27. ncbi request reprint The Pew Versus the Couch: Relationship Between Mental Health and Faith Communities and Lessons Learned from a VA/Clergy Partnership Project
    Steve Sullivan
    South Central Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, 2200 Fort Roots Drive 152 NLR, Building 58, North Little Rock, AR, 72114, USA
    J Relig Health 53:1267-82. 2014
    ..The paper concludes with a framework of three models for understanding how most faith communities perceive mental health and suggests opportunities to overcome the tensions between "the pew" and "the couch." ..
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. pmc Employing external facilitation to implement cognitive behavioral therapy in VA clinics: a pilot study
    Michael R Kauth
    South Central Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center MIRECC, Department of Veterans Affairs, Fort Roots Drive, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Implement Sci 5:75. 2010
    ..The current pilot examined the use of external facilitation for adoption of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) in 20 Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) clinics...
  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
    ....
  32. 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...
  33. 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
    ....
  34. 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

Research Grants2

  1. CALM: IMPROVING PRIMARY CARE ANXIETY OUTCOMES
    JAN GREER SULLIVAN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..g. instrumental variables) to examine the effects of appropriate treatment, independent of intervention assignment, on functioning and other clinical outcomes; and (2) to estimate health care costs and cost effectiveness of CALM. ..