Nancy Morrow-Howell

Summary

Affiliation: Washington University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint How much is enough? Perspectives of care recipients and professionals on the sufficiency of in-home care
    N Morrow-Howell
    George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Gerontologist 41:723-32. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Effects of volunteering on the well-being of older adults
    Nancy Morrow-Howell
    Center for Social Development, George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri 63130, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 58:S137-45. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Quality of care for depressed elders in post-acute care: variations in needs met through services
    Enola Proctor
    George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University, One Brookings Drive, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 33:127-41. 2006
  4. pmc Depression in public community long-term care: implications for intervention development
    Nancy Morrow-Howell
    Center for Mental Health Services Research, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 35:37-51. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Volunteering in later life: research frontiers
    Nancy Morrow-Howell
    George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri 63130, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 65:461-9. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Changing medical students' attitudes toward older adults
    Ernest Gonzales
    Center for Social Development and George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St Louis, One Brookings Drive, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Gerontol Geriatr Educ 31:220-34. 2010
  7. pmc Perceptions about competing psychosocial problems and treatment priorities among older adults with depression
    Enola K Proctor
    Brown School of Social Work, Washington University, 1 Brookings Dr, Campus Box 1093, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 59:670-5. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Assessment of the refined aging semantic differential: recommendations for enhancing validity
    Ernest Gonzales
    George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University St Louis, St Louis, Missouri 63130, USA
    J Gerontol Soc Work 53:304-18. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Depression outcomes and quality of postdischarge care of elders hospitalized for major depression
    Mi Jin Lee
    George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University, Campus Box 1196, 1 Brookings Drive, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:1446-51. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Who benefits from volunteering? Variations in perceived benefits
    Nancy Morrow-Howell
    George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Gerontologist 49:91-102. 2009

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint How much is enough? Perspectives of care recipients and professionals on the sufficiency of in-home care
    N Morrow-Howell
    George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Gerontologist 41:723-32. 2001
    ..The authors compared the perspectives of care recipients and professionals on one aspect of the broad concept of quality of care in home care-the sufficiency of the amount of care provided by informal and formal caregivers...
  2. ncbi request reprint Effects of volunteering on the well-being of older adults
    Nancy Morrow-Howell
    Center for Social Development, George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri 63130, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 58:S137-45. 2003
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  3. ncbi request reprint Quality of care for depressed elders in post-acute care: variations in needs met through services
    Enola Proctor
    George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University, One Brookings Drive, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 33:127-41. 2006
    ..Elders with psychoses and living with others had better care for functional dependencies. The competing demands perspective suggests that medical illness may take priority over psychiatric care...
  4. pmc Depression in public community long-term care: implications for intervention development
    Nancy Morrow-Howell
    Center for Mental Health Services Research, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 35:37-51. 2008
    ..Although there will be challenges to the development of depression interventions, the public community long-term care system has high potential to assist vulnerable older adults receive help with depression...
  5. ncbi request reprint Volunteering in later life: research frontiers
    Nancy Morrow-Howell
    George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri 63130, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 65:461-9. 2010
    ..This review summarizes the current knowledge about volunteering in later life and suggests 5 research questions at the forefront of knowledge development...
  6. doi request reprint Changing medical students' attitudes toward older adults
    Ernest Gonzales
    Center for Social Development and George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St Louis, One Brookings Drive, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Gerontol Geriatr Educ 31:220-34. 2010
    ..35). Findings from this demonstration project suggest that socializing medical students with healthy older adults through art programs can foster positive attitudes and enhance their sense of commonality with older adults...
  7. pmc Perceptions about competing psychosocial problems and treatment priorities among older adults with depression
    Enola K Proctor
    Brown School of Social Work, Washington University, 1 Brookings Dr, Campus Box 1093, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 59:670-5. 2008
    ..This study examined older adults' perceptions of depression among co-occurring social, medical, and functional problems and compared the priority of depression with that of other problems...
  8. doi request reprint Assessment of the refined aging semantic differential: recommendations for enhancing validity
    Ernest Gonzales
    George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University St Louis, St Louis, Missouri 63130, USA
    J Gerontol Soc Work 53:304-18. 2010
    ..The resulting instrument could be just as short, but offer a more comprehensive assessment of young people's stereotypic attitudes toward older adults...
  9. ncbi request reprint Depression outcomes and quality of postdischarge care of elders hospitalized for major depression
    Mi Jin Lee
    George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University, Campus Box 1196, 1 Brookings Drive, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:1446-51. 2006
    ..The study also explored the time frame in which effects of quality of care on depression outcomes were manifested...
  10. doi request reprint Who benefits from volunteering? Variations in perceived benefits
    Nancy Morrow-Howell
    George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Gerontologist 49:91-102. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to document the benefits of volunteering perceived by older adults and to explain variation in these self-perceived benefits...
  11. ncbi request reprint The quality of medical care for comorbid conditions of depressed elders
    Song Iee Hong
    Center for Mental Health Services Research, George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Aging Ment Health 12:323-32. 2008
    ..In light of large variation in the quality of medical care, this study assesses the extent to which medical care for depressed elders is consistent with systematic quality standards...
  12. ncbi request reprint Career transitions in midlife: pursuing an MSW as an older student
    Ernest Gonzales
    a Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Gerontol Geriatr Educ 35:134-51. 2014
    ..Volunteering and caregiving were pathways to the MSW. Graduate schools could reshape recruitment and programming to facilitate an increasing number of older students. ..
  13. doi request reprint Do caregivers benefit more from educational and volunteer activities than their noncaregiving peers?
    Jennifer C Greenfield
    George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    J Gerontol Soc Work 55:738-44. 2012
    ..Connecting caregivers to existing community-based activities may be an efficient strategy for improving caregiver well-being...
  14. pmc Enhanced medical rehabilitation increases therapy intensity and engagement and improves functional outcomes in postacute rehabilitation of older adults: a randomized-controlled trial
    Eric J Lenze
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 13:708-12. 2012
    ..This study tested Enhanced Medical Rehabilitation, an intervention designed to increase patient engagement in, and intensity of, daily physical and occupational therapy sessions in postacute-care rehabilitation...
  15. pmc Measuring treatment fidelity in a rehabilitation intervention study
    Mary W Hildebrand
    Department of Occupational Therapy, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 91:715-24. 2012
    ..We recommend that all treatment researchers in rehabilitation disciplines use these or similar methods as a vital step in the development and testing of evidence-based rehabilitation interventions...
  16. ncbi request reprint Age differences in IDA savings outcomes: findings from the American Dream Demonstration
    Michelle Putnam
    Center for Social Development, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    J Aging Soc Policy 20:45-63. 2008
    ..Findings from this study suggest that impoverished middleaged and older adults can save if provided an opportunity and incentives. However, success will depend on the characteristics of the programs...
  17. pmc Notation of depression in case records of older adults in community long-term care
    Enola K Proctor
    George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Soc Work 53:243-53. 2008
    ..The depression notation rates found are comparable to those in medical settings. Structured screening and assessment might enhance detection of mental disorder for social service clients...
  18. ncbi request reprint Case managers speak out: responding to depression in community long-term care
    Michelle Munson
    Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University, 10900 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106 7164, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:1124-7. 2007
    ..This study sought to understand how case managers in one publicly funded health and social service system, community long-term care, understand and address depression among their clients...
  19. ncbi request reprint Outpatient mental health service use by older adults after acute psychiatric hospitalization
    Hong Li
    School of Social Work, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 1207 W Oregon, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 32:74-84. 2005
    ..African American patients were more likely than whites to use day treatment programs. This may be related to the fact that most day treatment centers were located in areas where the majority of residents were African Americans...
  20. ncbi request reprint Comparing the congruency of self-report and provider records of depressed elders' service use by provider type
    Philip A Rozario
    Adelphi University School of Social Work, Garden City, New York, USA
    Med Care 42:952-9. 2004
    ..An accurate accounting of service use is necessary to understand use patterns and outcomes. Yet such an accounting remains challenging, in part because of the reliability and validity of the collection method and sources...
  21. ncbi request reprint Post-acute home care and hospital readmission of elderly patients with congestive heart failure
    Hong Li
    School of Social Work, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 61801, USA
    Health Soc Work 29:275-85. 2004
    ..No evidence of service impact was found. Rather, hospital readmission was associated with a longer length of CHF history and noncompliance with medication regimes. Research, policy, and practice implications are discussed...
  22. ncbi request reprint Low-income older adults' acceptance of depression treatments: examination of within-group differences
    Namkee G Choi
    School of Social Work, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712 0358, USA
    Aging Ment Health 11:423-33. 2007
    ..Homebound older adults had less favorable attitudes toward CB than did their ambulatory peers...
  23. ncbi request reprint Anticipating relocation: concerns about moving among NORC residents
    Brian D Carpenter
    J Gerontol Soc Work 49:165-84. 2007
    ..Overall, residents present a profile of vulnerability that calls for preemptive action to help them stay in their homes. A NORC is an ideal setting in which to provide supportive services...