Joan M Cook

Summary

Affiliation: Yale University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Assessment and psychological treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder in older adults
    Joan M Cook
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, 19104, USA
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 18:61-71. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of physical and sexual assault and mental health disorders in older women: findings from a nationally representative sample
    Joan M Cook
    Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT National Center for PTSD, U S Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington, DC Electronic address
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:877-86. 2013
  3. pmc Iraq and Afghanistan veterans: national findings from VA residential treatment programs
    Joan M Cook
    Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Psychiatry 76:18-31. 2013
  4. pmc A formative evaluation of two evidence-based psychotherapies for PTSD in VA residential treatment programs
    Joan M Cook
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06516, USA
    J Trauma Stress 26:56-63. 2013
  5. pmc Measurement of a model of implementation for health care: toward a testable theory
    Joan M Cook
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine, 950 Campbell Avenue, NEPEC 182, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Implement Sci 7:59. 2012
  6. pmc What do psychotherapists really do in practice? An Internet study of over 2,000 practitioners
    Joan M Cook
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Psychotherapy (Chic) 47:260-7. 2010
  7. doi request reprint A content analysis of advertisements for psychotherapy workshops: implications for disseminating empirically supported treatments
    Joan M Cook
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    J Clin Psychol 64:296-307. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Imagery rehearsal for posttraumatic nightmares: a randomized controlled trial
    Joan M Cook
    Yale University and National Center for PTSD, 950 Campbell Avenue, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    J Trauma Stress 23:553-63. 2010
  9. pmc Older women survivors of physical and sexual violence: a systematic review of the quantitative literature
    Joan M Cook
    Yale School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, New Haven, CT 06516, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 20:1075-81. 2011
  10. pmc Apples don't fall far from the tree: influences on psychotherapists' adoption and sustained use of new therapies
    Joan M Cook
    Northeast Program Evaluation Center, Department of Veterans Affairs VA, Connecticut Healthcare System, 950 Campbell Ave, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:671-6. 2009

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Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint Assessment and psychological treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder in older adults
    Joan M Cook
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, 19104, USA
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 18:61-71. 2005
    ..Explicit suggestions for best practices are made...
  2. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of physical and sexual assault and mental health disorders in older women: findings from a nationally representative sample
    Joan M Cook
    Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT National Center for PTSD, U S Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington, DC Electronic address
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:877-86. 2013
    ..This study presents prevalence and characteristics of physical and sexual assaults, and their relationship to posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and mood and anxiety disorders in a nationally representative sample of older women...
  3. pmc Iraq and Afghanistan veterans: national findings from VA residential treatment programs
    Joan M Cook
    Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Psychiatry 76:18-31. 2013
    ..g., physical activity), and adaptations (e.g., inclusion of family; shortened length of stay). Clinical implications for VA managers and policy makers as well as non-VA health care systems and individual health care providers are noted...
  4. pmc A formative evaluation of two evidence-based psychotherapies for PTSD in VA residential treatment programs
    Joan M Cook
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06516, USA
    J Trauma Stress 26:56-63. 2013
    ..Suggestions for improving the adoption of PE and CPT are noted, including distilling manualized treatments to essential common elements...
  5. pmc Measurement of a model of implementation for health care: toward a testable theory
    Joan M Cook
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine, 950 Campbell Avenue, NEPEC 182, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Implement Sci 7:59. 2012
    ..The present paper represents a first step in operationalizing Greenhalgh et al.'s model by providing background, rationale, working definitions, and measurement of key constructs...
  6. pmc What do psychotherapists really do in practice? An Internet study of over 2,000 practitioners
    Joan M Cook
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Psychotherapy (Chic) 47:260-7. 2010
    ..Efforts to disseminate empirically based therapies require understanding and accommodating clinicians' tendencies to integrate techniques...
  7. doi request reprint A content analysis of advertisements for psychotherapy workshops: implications for disseminating empirically supported treatments
    Joan M Cook
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    J Clin Psychol 64:296-307. 2008
    ..g., use of superlatives and exclamation points). Promotional strategies to advertise psychotherapy workshops can be used to inform the dissemination of empirically supported treatments...
  8. doi request reprint Imagery rehearsal for posttraumatic nightmares: a randomized controlled trial
    Joan M Cook
    Yale University and National Center for PTSD, 950 Campbell Avenue, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    J Trauma Stress 23:553-63. 2010
    ..Six sessions of imagery rehearsal delivered in group format did not produce substantive improvement in Vietnam War veterans with chronic, severe PTSD. Possible explanations for findings are discussed...
  9. pmc Older women survivors of physical and sexual violence: a systematic review of the quantitative literature
    Joan M Cook
    Yale School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, New Haven, CT 06516, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 20:1075-81. 2011
    ..This systematic review synthesizes the quantitative empirical literature concerning older women survivors of physical and sexual assault...
  10. pmc Apples don't fall far from the tree: influences on psychotherapists' adoption and sustained use of new therapies
    Joan M Cook
    Northeast Program Evaluation Center, Department of Veterans Affairs VA, Connecticut Healthcare System, 950 Campbell Ave, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:671-6. 2009
    ..The purpose of this investigation was to identify influences on the current clinical practices of a broad range of mental health providers as well as influences on their adoption and sustained use of new practices...
  11. pmc Barriers to adoption of new treatments: an internet study of practicing community psychotherapists
    Joan M Cook
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 36:83-90. 2009
    ..Specific ideas for overcoming these barriers are identified...
  12. pmc Older primary care patients' willingness to consider discontinuation of chronic benzodiazepines
    Joan M Cook
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 29:396-401. 2007
    ..To examine factors related to older primary care patients' willingness to consider tapering/discontinuation of long-term benzodiazepine use...
  13. ncbi request reprint A test of the tripartite model of depression and anxiety in older adult psychiatric outpatients
    Joan M Cook
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Psychol Aging 19:444-51. 2004
    ..Ways for taking into account possible age-associated differences in emotion in older adults and thus improving the conceptual model of anxiety and depression are briefly noted...
  14. pmc Changes in implementation of two evidence-based psychotherapies for PTSD in VA residential treatment programs: a national investigation
    Joan M Cook
    Yale School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, New Haven, Connecticut, USA National Center for PTSD, Evaluation Division, West Haven, Connecticut, USA and Executive Division, White River Junction, Vermont, USA
    J Trauma Stress 27:137-43. 2014
    ..g., tailoring, lengthening). Reasons for adaptations are discussed. The need to dedicate time and resources toward the implementation of EBTs is noted. ..
  15. doi request reprint Psychological resilience in older U.S. veterans: results from the national health and resilience in veterans study
    Robert H Pietrzak
    National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Veterans Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, CT, USA
    Depress Anxiety 30:432-43. 2013
    ..Although a large body of empirical research has examined negative psychological outcomes in older veterans, relatively little is known about the prevalence and determinants of psychological resilience in this population...
  16. ncbi request reprint Suicidal ideation in veterans receiving treatment for opiate dependence
    Richard Thompson
    Juvenile Protective Association, Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60622, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 38:149-56. 2006
    ..The implications of these findings are discussed, and frequent screening for suicidal ideation among patients receiving treatment for opiate dependence is recommended...
  17. doi request reprint Exposure to trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms in older veterans attending primary care: comorbid conditions and self-rated health status
    U Nalla B Durai
    Department of Psychiatry, Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, School of Medicine, University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:1087-92. 2011
    ..Assess the prevalence of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptomatology and its association with health characteristics in a geriatric primary care population...
  18. pmc Influential psychotherapy figures, authors, and books: An Internet survey of over 2,000 psychotherapists
    Joan M Cook
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University
    Psychotherapy (Chic) 46:42-51. 2009
    ..PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2010 APA, all rights reserved)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder and current relationship functioning among World War II ex-prisoners of war
    Joan M Cook
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania and Philadelphia VA Medical Center, 19104, USA
    J Fam Psychol 18:36-45. 2004
    ..Emotional numbing was significantly associated with relationship difficulties independent of other symptom complexes and severity of PTSD. Implications for clinical practice are discussed...
  20. pmc Physicians' perspectives on prescribing benzodiazepines for older adults: a qualitative study
    Joan M Cook
    Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:303-7. 2007
    ..There is a continued high prevalence of benzodiazepine use by older community-residing adults and of their continued prescription by practitioners, despite well known adverse effects and the availability of safer, effective alternatives...
  21. ncbi request reprint Dissemination and feasibility of a cognitive-behavioral treatment for substance use disorders and posttraumatic stress disorder in the Veterans Administration
    Joan M Cook
    Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 38:89-92. 2006
    ..Recommendations for future dissemination are proposed, including ways VA administration can facilitate this process...
  22. ncbi request reprint Re-envisioning the training and practice of clinical psychologists: preserving science and research orientations in the face of change
    Joan M Cook
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Philadelphia VA Medical Center, USA
    J Clin Psychol 61:1191-6. 2005
    ..quot; Deficiencies are noted in the training of scientist-practitioner psychologists for the conduct of clinical trials and the dissemination and sustained implementation of evidence-based interventions...
  23. pmc Older patient perspectives on long-term anxiolytic benzodiazepine use and discontinuation: a qualitative study
    Joan M Cook
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University, 1051 Riverside Drive, Unit 69, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1094-100. 2007
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  24. ncbi request reprint Organizational measurement and the implementation of innovations in mental health services
    John Kimberly
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 35:11-20. 2008
    ..Challenges and opportunities for researchers in measuring key organizational constructs related to implementation in mental health settings are discussed...

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