Rani A Desai

Summary

Affiliation: Yale University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Impact of the seeking safety program on clinical outcomes among homeless female veterans with psychiatric disorders
    Rani A Desai
    Northeast Program Evaluation Center, Department of Veterans Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System 182, 950 Campbell Ave, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 59:996-1003. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of human immunodeficiency virus testing and posttest counseling among outpatients with serious mental illness
    Mayur M Desai
    Northeast Program Evaluation Center, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, Connecticut 06516, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:776-80. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Suicide among discharged psychiatric inpatients in the Department of Veterans Affairs
    Rani A Desai
    Northeast Program Evaluation Center, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, Department of Psychiatry and Epidemiology and Public Health, School of Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Mil Med 173:721-8. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Risk of incarceration between cohorts of veterans with and without mental illness discharged from inpatient units
    Steven K Erickson
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University and VA Connecticut Healthcare System, 950 Campbell Ave, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 59:178-83. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Social integration of people with severe mental illness: relationships between symptom severity, professional assistance, and natural support
    Jack Tsai
    VA New England Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, 950 Campbell Ave, 151D, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 39:144-57. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Suicidal ideation and suicide attempts in a sample of homeless people with mental illness
    Rani A Desai
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine and North East Program Evaluation Center NEPEC, NEPEC 182, West Haven VAMC, 950 Campbell Avenue, West Haven, Connecticut 06516, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 191:365-71. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Time trends and predictors of suicide among mental health outpatients in the Department of Veterans Affairs
    Mayur M Desai
    New England Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, NEPEC 182, 950 Campbell Avenue, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 35:115-24. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Trauma experience among homeless female veterans: correlates and impact on housing, clinical, and psychosocial outcomes
    Jack Tsai
    Veterans Affairs New England Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, West Haven, Connecticut, USA
    J Trauma Stress 25:624-32. 2012
  9. pmc Video-gaming among high school students: health correlates, gender differences, and problematic gaming
    Rani A Desai
    Department of Psychology, Yale University School of Medicine, West Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Pediatrics 126:e1414-24. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Racial comparison of therapeutic support, service use, and satisfaction among male outpatients with severe mental illness
    Jack Tsai
    VA New England Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center MIRECC, 950 Campbell Ave, 151D, West Haven, CT, 06516, USA
    Psychiatr Q 83:509-19. 2012

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. doi request reprint Impact of the seeking safety program on clinical outcomes among homeless female veterans with psychiatric disorders
    Rani A Desai
    Northeast Program Evaluation Center, Department of Veterans Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System 182, 950 Campbell Ave, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 59:996-1003. 2008
    ..This study examined its effectiveness when used with homeless women veterans with psychiatric or substance abuse problems at 11 Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers that had Homeless Women Veterans Programs...
  2. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of human immunodeficiency virus testing and posttest counseling among outpatients with serious mental illness
    Mayur M Desai
    Northeast Program Evaluation Center, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, Connecticut 06516, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:776-80. 2007
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Suicide among discharged psychiatric inpatients in the Department of Veterans Affairs
    Rani A Desai
    Northeast Program Evaluation Center, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, Department of Psychiatry and Epidemiology and Public Health, School of Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Mil Med 173:721-8. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to explore correlates of the use of firearms to commit suicide...
  4. doi request reprint Risk of incarceration between cohorts of veterans with and without mental illness discharged from inpatient units
    Steven K Erickson
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University and VA Connecticut Healthcare System, 950 Campbell Ave, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 59:178-83. 2008
    ..Data were compared before and after the closure of over 80% of the Connecticut VA psychiatric inpatient beds in 1996...
  5. doi request reprint Social integration of people with severe mental illness: relationships between symptom severity, professional assistance, and natural support
    Jack Tsai
    VA New England Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, 950 Campbell Ave, 151D, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 39:144-57. 2012
    ..These findings suggest the social integration of male clients with severe mental illness may include being more connected to mental health providers even as they develop increasing natural supports...
  6. ncbi request reprint Suicidal ideation and suicide attempts in a sample of homeless people with mental illness
    Rani A Desai
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine and North East Program Evaluation Center NEPEC, NEPEC 182, West Haven VAMC, 950 Campbell Avenue, West Haven, Connecticut 06516, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 191:365-71. 2003
    ..The authors conclude that homeless people with mental illness are at particularly high risk for suicidal behavior, however, only in part because of the high prevalence of traditional risk factors...
  7. ncbi request reprint Time trends and predictors of suicide among mental health outpatients in the Department of Veterans Affairs
    Mayur M Desai
    New England Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, NEPEC 182, 950 Campbell Avenue, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 35:115-24. 2008
    ..Nevertheless, they highlight the importance of funding for mental health services as well as the implications of changing demographics in the VA population...
  8. doi request reprint Trauma experience among homeless female veterans: correlates and impact on housing, clinical, and psychosocial outcomes
    Jack Tsai
    Veterans Affairs New England Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, West Haven, Connecticut, USA
    J Trauma Stress 25:624-32. 2012
    ..001). Trauma reported at baseline, however, was not predictive of 1-year outcomes, suggesting type and frequency of trauma does not negatively affect the housing gains homeless women veterans can achieve through homeless services...
  9. pmc Video-gaming among high school students: health correlates, gender differences, and problematic gaming
    Rani A Desai
    Department of Psychology, Yale University School of Medicine, West Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Pediatrics 126:e1414-24. 2010
    ..However, the existing literature on gaming is inconsistent and often has focused on aggression rather than the health correlates of gaming and the prevalence and correlates of problematic gaming...
  10. doi request reprint Racial comparison of therapeutic support, service use, and satisfaction among male outpatients with severe mental illness
    Jack Tsai
    VA New England Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center MIRECC, 950 Campbell Ave, 151D, West Haven, CT, 06516, USA
    Psychiatr Q 83:509-19. 2012
    ..More research is needed on where and under what circumstances health disparities exist...
  11. pmc Criminal justice system involvement among people with schizophrenia
    Greg Greenberg
    New England Mental Illness, Research, and Clinical Care Center, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, CT, USA
    Community Ment Health J 47:727-36. 2011
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  12. ncbi request reprint The effects of federal versus state funding and academic affiliation on mental health services
    Rani A Desai
    Northeast Program Evaluation Center, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, 950 Campbell Avenue, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 32:267-83. 2005
    ..These findings suggest that, unlike findings from the general medical literature, academic affiliation is unrelated to the quality and delivery of mental health care...
  13. ncbi request reprint Mental health service delivery and suicide risk: the role of individual patient and facility factors
    Rani A Desai
    US Department of Veterans Affairs, Northeast Program Evaluation Center, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 162:311-8. 2005
    ..This study explores suicide rates as a quality measure and identifies risk factors for suicide among psychiatric inpatients...
  14. pmc Gender differences in the association between body mass index and psychopathology
    Rani A Desai
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06516, USA
    CNS Spectr 14:372-83. 2009
    ..The objective of the study was to examine gender differences in the relationship between weight group (under-weight to severely obese), and Axis I and Axis II psychopathology...
  15. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of Hepatitis C virus infection in a sample of homeless veterans
    Rani A Desai
    Northeast Program Evaluation Center 182, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, 950 Campbell Avenue, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 38:396-401. 2003
    ..We also examine risk factors and correlates for HCV infection, including substance abuse and service in Vietnam...
  16. ncbi request reprint Gambling, health and age: data from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions
    Rani A Desai
    Yale University and Veteran s Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 21:431-40. 2007
    ..g., obesity) but also with some positive measures (e.g., better physical and mental functioning). Longitudinal studies are needed to clarify the relationship between gambling and health in older adults in the context of healthy aging...
  17. ncbi request reprint Gender and non-medical use of prescription opioids: results from a national US survey
    Jeanette M Tetrault
    Veterans Affairs Clinical Epidemiology Research Center, West Haven, CT, USA
    Addiction 103:258-68. 2008
    ..Gender differences exist regarding alcohol and illicit drug use disorders in the United States. Little is known about the gender-related factors associated with non-medical use of prescription opioids...
  18. ncbi request reprint The role of psychiatric diagnosis in satisfaction with primary care: data from the department of veterans affairs
    Rani A Desai
    The Northeast Program Evaluation Center, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, CN 06546, USA
    Med Care 43:1208-16. 2005
    ..There is also very little data on satisfaction of psychiatric patients with their medical care...
  19. ncbi request reprint Association between community and client characteristics and subjective measures of the quality of housing
    Alvin S Mares
    Northeast Program Evaluation Center of the Department of Veterans Affairs, West Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 56:315-9. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the relationship between subjective perceptions of the quality of housing among mental health consumers and both client characteristics and objective measures of the client's neighborhood...
  20. ncbi request reprint Suicidal ideation and suicide attempts in homeless mentally ill persons: age-specific risks of substance abuse
    Holly G Prigerson
    VISN 1 Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center, Veterans Affairs Medical Center 182, West Haven, CT, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 38:213-9. 2003
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric comorbidity and the prevalence of HIV infection in a sample of patients in treatment for substance abuse
    David J Dausey
    Northeast Program Evaluation Center, VA Connecticut Health Care System, NEPEC, Mail Code 182, 950 Campbell Avenue, West Haven, Connecticut 06516, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 191:10-7. 2003
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Veterans health administration information systems as a resource for rare disorders research: Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease as a paradigm
    Jed A Barash
    Department of Neurology, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 950 Campbell Avenue, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Mil Med 177:1343-7. 2012
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Mental health service provision in juvenile justice facilities: pre- and postrelease psychiatric care
    John F Chapman
    State of Connecticut Judicial Branch, Court Support Services Division, 936 Silas Deane Highway, Wethersfield, CT 06516, USA
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 15:445-58, ix. 2006
    ..It examines the role of the psychiatrist and the structure of mental health services within juvenile justice facilities...
  24. ncbi request reprint The impact of managed care on cross-system use of mental health services by veterans in Colorado
    Rani A Desai
    Northeast Program Evaluation Center NEPEC 182, Department of Veterans Affairs, 950 Campbell Avenue, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 53:1599-604. 2002
    ..This study examined whether the advent of managed care in Colorado resulted in lower rates of use of both state and Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) mental health care services (cross-system use)...
  25. pmc Posttraumatic stress disorder and trauma characteristics are correlates of premenstrual dysphoric disorder
    Corey E Pilver
    VA CT Healthcare System, National Center for PTSD, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Arch Womens Ment Health 14:383-93. 2011
    ..This pattern of comorbidity may complicate the treatment of both conditions...