Kathleen C Thomas

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Use of autism-related services by families and children
    Kathleen C Thomas
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 725 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, CB 7590, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 37:818-29. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Patterns of healthcare use and employment among people with disabilities
    Kathleen C Thomas
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    Disabil Health J 6:133-40. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint North Carolina's mental health workforce: unmet need, maldistribution, and no quick fixes
    Kathleen C Thomas
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, 725 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    N C Med J 73:161-8. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Access to care for autism-related services
    Kathleen C Thomas
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 725 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd CB 7590, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 37:1902-12. 2007
  5. doi request reprint County-level estimates of mental health professional shortage in the United States
    Kathleen C Thomas
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:1323-8. 2009
  6. doi request reprint County-level estimates of mental health professional supply in the United States
    Alan R Ellis
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:1315-22. 2009
  7. doi request reprint County-level estimates of need for mental health professionals in the United States
    Thomas R Konrad
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:1307-14. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Access to care for children with autism in the context of state Medicaid reimbursement
    Kathleen C Thomas
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Matern Child Health J 16:1636-44. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in the use of antidepressants and counseling for depression among homeless women
    Betsy L Sleath
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Community Ment Health J 42:77-85. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Assessing the service linkages of substance abuse agencies with mental health and primary care organizations
    Shoou Yih D Lee
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7411, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 32:69-86. 2006

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. ncbi request reprint Use of autism-related services by families and children
    Kathleen C Thomas
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 725 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, CB 7590, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 37:818-29. 2007
    ..Speech/language therapy at school was the most frequently used service and also identified as the best service. The majority (81%) of families reported they were satisfied with services...
  2. doi request reprint Patterns of healthcare use and employment among people with disabilities
    Kathleen C Thomas
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    Disabil Health J 6:133-40. 2013
    ..Employment rates among people with disabilities are low. Poor health is often cited as a barrier to work. Disability or a lack of disability-related resources may interfere with the ability to secure and maintain work...
  3. ncbi request reprint North Carolina's mental health workforce: unmet need, maldistribution, and no quick fixes
    Kathleen C Thomas
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, 725 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    N C Med J 73:161-8. 2012
    ..Recent data show a maldistribution of psychiatrists in North Carolina and critical shortages in some areas. However, only 11 entire counties have official mental health professional shortage designation...
  4. ncbi request reprint Access to care for autism-related services
    Kathleen C Thomas
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 725 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd CB 7590, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 37:1902-12. 2007
    ..Disparities in service use associated with race, residence and education point to the need to develop policy, practice and family-level interventions that can address barriers to services for children with ASD...
  5. doi request reprint County-level estimates of mental health professional shortage in the United States
    Kathleen C Thomas
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:1323-8. 2009
    ..A goal was to motivate discussion of the data improvements and practice standards required to develop an adequate mental health professional workforce...
  6. doi request reprint County-level estimates of mental health professional supply in the United States
    Alan R Ellis
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:1315-22. 2009
    ..This study compiled national county-level data and examined the geographic distribution of providers in six mental health professions and the correlates of county-level provider supply...
  7. doi request reprint County-level estimates of need for mental health professionals in the United States
    Thomas R Konrad
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:1307-14. 2009
    ..The goal of this study was to develop the best current estimates of need for mental health professionals in the United States for workforce planning and to highlight major data gaps...
  8. doi request reprint Access to care for children with autism in the context of state Medicaid reimbursement
    Kathleen C Thomas
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Matern Child Health J 16:1636-44. 2012
    ..The value of this analysis is that it helps identify where to look for strategies to improve access...
  9. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in the use of antidepressants and counseling for depression among homeless women
    Betsy L Sleath
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Community Ment Health J 42:77-85. 2006
    ..14, 95% CI=0.02, 0.90). Fourteen of the 92 depressed women reported needing mental health services but not receiving them during the past 3 months and all of these women were Black...
  10. ncbi request reprint Assessing the service linkages of substance abuse agencies with mental health and primary care organizations
    Shoou Yih D Lee
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7411, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 32:69-86. 2006
    ..Onsite service provision was implemented in some OSATs. The pattern of service linkages in OSATs appeared to reflect the health needs of substance abuse clients...
  11. ncbi request reprint Literacy and perceived barriers to medication taking among homeless mothers and their children
    Betsy L Sleath
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill UNCCH, 27599 7590, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 63:346-51. 2006
    ..The relation of medical literacy to women-reported barriers to taking medication themselves or giving medication to their children was studied...
  12. ncbi request reprint Managed care, inter-agency linkages, and outpatient substance abuse treatment
    W Craig Carter
    Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN 37132 0001, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 33:122-31. 2006
    ..Results indicate that frequency of communication and inter-agency coordination are positively related to several managed care arrangements and may moderate the relationships between managed care arrangements and perceived effectiveness...