Christopher R Thomas

Summary

Affiliation: University of Texas Medical Branch
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Juvenile justice mental health services
    Christopher R Thomas
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, 301 University Boulevard, Galveston, TX 77555 0193, USA
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 11:731-48. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric disorders and suicide in the nation's largest state prison system
    Jacques Baillargeon
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston TX 77555, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 37:188-93. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Personality disorders in young adult survivors of pediatric burn injury
    Christopher R Thomas
    Shriners Burns Hospital for Children, Galveston, TX 77555, USA
    J Pers Disord 26:255-66. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint The continuing shortage of child and adolescent psychiatrists
    Christopher R Thomas
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, 77555 0193, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 45:1023-31. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based practice for conduct disorder symptoms
    Christopher R Thomas
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston 77555 0193, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 45:109-14. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Telepsychiatry program for rural victims of domestic violence
    Christopher R Thomas
    The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
    Telemed J E Health 11:567-73. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder & pediatric burn injury: a preliminary retrospective study
    Christopher R Thomas
    University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, 301 University Blvd, Galveston, TX 77555, USA
    Burns 30:221-3. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Phantom limb pain in pediatric burn survivors
    Christopher R Thomas
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, 301 University Boulevard, Galveston, TX 77555 0193, USA
    Burns 29:139-42. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of major psychiatric illness in young adults who were burned as children
    Walter J Meyer
    General Clinical Research Center, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, TX 77555 0189, USA
    Psychosom Med 69:377-82. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Psychiatric disorders in long-term adjustment of at-risk adolescent burn survivors
    Christopher R Thomas
    Shriners Burns Hospital and the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 99555 0193, USA
    J Burn Care Res 30:458-63. 2009

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Publications22

  1. ncbi request reprint Juvenile justice mental health services
    Christopher R Thomas
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, 301 University Boulevard, Galveston, TX 77555 0193, USA
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 11:731-48. 2002
    ..Better mental health care for youth in the juvenile justice system supports the goal of rehabilitation. Mental health professionals should support these efforts as the appropriate response to meet the challenges of the new century...
  2. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric disorders and suicide in the nation's largest state prison system
    Jacques Baillargeon
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston TX 77555, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 37:188-93. 2009
    ..8, CI = 5.8-32.9). These findings highlight the importance of maintaining suicide prevention programs in correctional settings, with particular emphasis on screening and monitoring of patients with severe psychiatric disorders...
  3. doi request reprint Personality disorders in young adult survivors of pediatric burn injury
    Christopher R Thomas
    Shriners Burns Hospital for Children, Galveston, TX 77555, USA
    J Pers Disord 26:255-66. 2012
    ..METHOD.: SCID-II and 16PF were completed by 98 young adult survivors of pediatric burn trauma...
  4. ncbi request reprint The continuing shortage of child and adolescent psychiatrists
    Christopher R Thomas
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, 77555 0193, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 45:1023-31. 2006
    ..The national shortage of child and adolescent psychiatrists has prompted efforts to improve recruitment. It is uncertain whether these efforts will be sufficient to address this shortage and its impact on youth mental health services...
  5. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based practice for conduct disorder symptoms
    Christopher R Thomas
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston 77555 0193, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 45:109-14. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Telepsychiatry program for rural victims of domestic violence
    Christopher R Thomas
    The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
    Telemed J E Health 11:567-73. 2005
    ..Telepsychiatry can provide rapid crisis intervention and effective mental health services to victims of domestic violence in a rural setting...
  7. ncbi request reprint Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder & pediatric burn injury: a preliminary retrospective study
    Christopher R Thomas
    University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, 301 University Blvd, Galveston, TX 77555, USA
    Burns 30:221-3. 2004
    ..In addition, nine of the 21 cases were not on prescribed stimulant medication on the day of burn injury. The presence of ADHD is important to consider with respect to risk and potential prevention of pediatric burn injury...
  8. ncbi request reprint Phantom limb pain in pediatric burn survivors
    Christopher R Thomas
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, 301 University Boulevard, Galveston, TX 77555 0193, USA
    Burns 29:139-42. 2003
    ..Patients with amputations following electrical burn injury had a significantly higher rate of phantom limb pain than those with amputations following flame burn injury...
  9. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of major psychiatric illness in young adults who were burned as children
    Walter J Meyer
    General Clinical Research Center, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, TX 77555 0189, USA
    Psychosom Med 69:377-82. 2007
    ..To determine the prevalence of major psychiatric illness in a group of young adults who suffered significant burn injury as children...
  10. doi request reprint Psychiatric disorders in long-term adjustment of at-risk adolescent burn survivors
    Christopher R Thomas
    Shriners Burns Hospital and the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 99555 0193, USA
    J Burn Care Res 30:458-63. 2009
    ..Although there are limitations in such comparisons, this may indicate changes in the risk factors encountered by adolescent survivors of burn injury...
  11. ncbi request reprint The importance of family environment for young adults burned during childhood
    Laura Rosenberg
    Shriners Hospitals for Children, Shriners Burns Hospital, Galveston, TX 77550, USA
    Burns 33:541-6. 2007
    ..In conclusion, increased family conflict was associated with decreased psychological adjustment of burn survivors as measured by the YASR total problem score...
  12. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of a pain and anxiety protocol to treat the acute pediatric burn patient
    Stephen L Ratcliff
    Shriners Hospitals for Children, Galveston, TX 77550, USA
    Burns 32:554-62. 2006
    ..Having a standard pain protocol furnishes a framework for periodic review and facilitates updating of pain and anxiety treatment practices...
  13. pmc Self-perceptions of young adults who survived severe childhood burn injury
    William Russell
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    J Burn Care Res 34:394-402. 2013
    ..Although the major limitation of this study using the TSCS2 is the lack of a matched reference population to compare the burn survivors, the TSCS2 does help in gaining insight into the self-esteem issues of the burn survivor population. ..
  14. doi request reprint Sexual attitudes and behavior of young adults who were burned as children
    Walter J Meyer
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
    Burns 37:215-21. 2011
    ..Little is known about sexual attitudes and behaviors of adults burned as children. We hypothesized that survivors with large burn scars would have differences in sexual attitudes and behaviors from their unburned counterparts...
  15. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric sequelae of disasters
    Christopher R Thomas
    Shriners Burns Hospital, Galveston, Texas, USA
    J Burn Care Res 27:600-5. 2006
    ..This article reviews the development of understanding mental disturbance after disasters and current approaches to evaluation and treatment...
  16. ncbi request reprint The use of haloperidol and associated complications in the agitated, acutely ill pediatric burn patient
    Stephen L Ratcliff
    Shriners Hospitals for Children, 815 Market Street, Galveston, TX 77550, USA
    J Burn Care Rehabil 25:472-8. 2004
    ..This result suggests that the use of haloperidol to treat the acutely agitated and delirious pediatric burn patients is fraught with a number of difficulties and is not completely safe and effective...
  17. doi request reprint The challenge of mental health research in juvenile justice
    Christopher R Thomas
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 47:236-7. 2008
  18. ncbi request reprint Measuring the quality of life of youth with facial differences
    Donald L Patrick
    Department of Health and Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195 7660, USA
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 44:538-47. 2007
    ..To describe the Facial Differences Module of the Youth Quality of Life Instruments (YQOL-FD) and present results evaluating domain structure, internal consistency, reproducibility, validity, and respondent burden...
  19. ncbi request reprint Stigma experiences in youth with facial differences: a multi-site study of adolescents and their mothers
    Ronald P Strauss
    Department of Dental Ecology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7450, USA
    Orthod Craniofac Res 10:96-103. 2007
    ..To describe stigma experiences of adolescents with congenital and acquired facial differences...
  20. ncbi request reprint Legal issues, rights, and ethics for mental health in juvenile justice
    Stephen A Zerby
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 15:373-90, viii. 2006
    ..The recent trends and current questions are discussed in relationship to clinical practice. The rapid pace of change seen in these areas will continue, and it is imperative that mental health professionals contribute to the debate...
  21. ncbi request reprint Serotonin syndrome and linezolid
    Christopher R Thomas
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 43:790. 2004
  22. ncbi request reprint Mental health care in juvenile detention facilities: a review
    Joseph V Penn
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 34:570-1; author reply 571. 2006