Jack Tsai

Summary

Affiliation: Yale University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A typology of childhood problems among chronically homeless adults and its association with housing and clinical outcomes
    Jack Tsai
    VA New England Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center and the VA Connecticut Healthcare System, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 22:853-70. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Comparing four competing models of depressive symptomatology: a confirmatory factor analytic study of 986,647 U.S. veterans
    Jack Tsai
    United States Department of Veterans Affairs New England Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, 950 Campbell Avenue, 151D, West Haven, CT 06516, USA Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 165:166-9. 2014
  3. ncbi request reprint Latent class analysis of personality disorders in adults with posttraumatic stress disorder: results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions
    Jack Tsai
    VA Connecticut Healthcare System, 950 Campbell Ave, 151D, West Haven, CT 06516
    J Clin Psychiatry 75:276-84. 2014
  4. ncbi request reprint Homelessness in a national sample of incarcerated veterans in state and federal prisons
    Jack Tsai
    VA New England Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, 950 Campbell Avenue, 151D, West Haven, CT, 06516, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 41:360-7. 2014
  5. doi request reprint The effects of race and other socioeconomic factors on health service use among American military veterans
    Jack Tsai
    Veterans Affairs New England Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center, 950 Campbell Ave, 151D, West Haven, CT, USA
    Psychiatr Q 85:35-47. 2014
  6. doi request reprint Client satisfaction with a new group-based model of case management for supported housing services
    Jack Tsai
    VA New England Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, 950 Campbell Avenue, 151D, West Haven, CT 06516, USA VA Connecticut Healthcare System, 950 Campbell Avenue, West Haven, CT 06516, USA Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine, 300 George Street, New Haven, CT 06510, USA Electronic address
    Eval Program Plann 43:118-23. 2014
  7. ncbi request reprint National comparison of literally homeless male and female VA service users: entry characteristics, clinical needs, and service patterns
    Jack Tsai
    Veterans Affairs New England Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, West Haven, Connecticut Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut Electronic address
    Womens Health Issues 24:e29-35. 2014
  8. doi request reprint Risk of incarceration and clinical characteristics of incarcerated veterans by race/ethnicity
    Jack Tsai
    VA New England Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, 950 Campbell Ave, 151D, West Haven, CT, 06516, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 48:1777-86. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Examination of Veterans Affairs disability compensation as a disincentive for employment in a population-based sample of Veterans under age 65
    Jack Tsai
    Veterans Affairs New England Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, 950 Campbell Ave, 151D, West Haven, CT, 06516, USA
    J Occup Rehabil 23:504-12. 2013
  10. pmc Psychiatric comorbidity among adults with schizophrenia: a latent class analysis
    Jack Tsai
    VA New England Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, West Haven, CT, USA Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA Electronic address
    Psychiatry Res 210:16-20. 2013

Detail Information

Publications61

  1. ncbi request reprint A typology of childhood problems among chronically homeless adults and its association with housing and clinical outcomes
    Jack Tsai
    VA New England Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center and the VA Connecticut Healthcare System, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 22:853-70. 2011
    ..Prevention of homelessness should focus, to the extent possible, on individuals with extensive childhood problems...
  2. ncbi request reprint Comparing four competing models of depressive symptomatology: a confirmatory factor analytic study of 986,647 U.S. veterans
    Jack Tsai
    United States Department of Veterans Affairs New England Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, 950 Campbell Avenue, 151D, West Haven, CT 06516, USA Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 165:166-9. 2014
    ..This study evaluated four competing models of depressive symptomatology among a large, heterogeneous sample of U.S. veterans...
  3. ncbi request reprint Latent class analysis of personality disorders in adults with posttraumatic stress disorder: results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions
    Jack Tsai
    VA Connecticut Healthcare System, 950 Campbell Ave, 151D, West Haven, CT 06516
    J Clin Psychiatry 75:276-84. 2014
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Homelessness in a national sample of incarcerated veterans in state and federal prisons
    Jack Tsai
    VA New England Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, 950 Campbell Avenue, 151D, West Haven, CT, 06516, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 41:360-7. 2014
    ....
  5. doi request reprint The effects of race and other socioeconomic factors on health service use among American military veterans
    Jack Tsai
    Veterans Affairs New England Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center, 950 Campbell Ave, 151D, West Haven, CT, USA
    Psychiatr Q 85:35-47. 2014
    ..Together, these findings demonstrate the socioeconomic context in which health disparities exist and suggest the influence of health insurance on racial disparities in service utilization...
  6. doi request reprint Client satisfaction with a new group-based model of case management for supported housing services
    Jack Tsai
    VA New England Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, 950 Campbell Avenue, 151D, West Haven, CT 06516, USA VA Connecticut Healthcare System, 950 Campbell Avenue, West Haven, CT 06516, USA Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine, 300 George Street, New Haven, CT 06510, USA Electronic address
    Eval Program Plann 43:118-23. 2014
    ..GIPS offers a feasible and acceptable service model and should be further explored along with other alternative models of care in supportive housing services. ..
  7. ncbi request reprint National comparison of literally homeless male and female VA service users: entry characteristics, clinical needs, and service patterns
    Jack Tsai
    Veterans Affairs New England Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, West Haven, Connecticut Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut Electronic address
    Womens Health Issues 24:e29-35. 2014
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  8. doi request reprint Risk of incarceration and clinical characteristics of incarcerated veterans by race/ethnicity
    Jack Tsai
    VA New England Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, 950 Campbell Ave, 151D, West Haven, CT, 06516, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 48:1777-86. 2013
    ..This study examined the hypothesis that veteran status is protective against incarceration for veterans of different racial/ethnic minorities and compared the clinical characteristics of incarcerated veterans by race/ethnicity...
  9. ncbi request reprint Examination of Veterans Affairs disability compensation as a disincentive for employment in a population-based sample of Veterans under age 65
    Jack Tsai
    Veterans Affairs New England Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, 950 Campbell Ave, 151D, West Haven, CT, 06516, USA
    J Occup Rehabil 23:504-12. 2013
    ....
  10. pmc Psychiatric comorbidity among adults with schizophrenia: a latent class analysis
    Jack Tsai
    VA New England Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, West Haven, CT, USA Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA Electronic address
    Psychiatry Res 210:16-20. 2013
    ..More research is needed on how treatment can take advantage of the greater insight possessed by those with schizophrenia and comorbid anxiety and depression. ..
  11. doi request reprint Alcohol and drug use disorders among homeless veterans: prevalence and association with supported housing outcomes
    Jack Tsai
    VA New England Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, 950 Campbell Ave, 151D, West Haven, CT 06516, USA Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine, 333 Cedar St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA Electronic address
    Addict Behav 39:455-60. 2014
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  12. ncbi request reprint Use of group treatment among case managers in Department of Veterans Affairs supported housing program
    Jack Tsai
    Department of Veterans Affairs New England Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, 950 Campbell Ave, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 50:471-6. 2013
    ..These findings suggest providing group treatments in supported housing programs may help case managers stay connected to clients and case managers appear receptive to using groups, though further research is needed. ..
  13. doi request reprint Longitudinal association of therapeutic alliance and clinical outcomes in supported housing for chronically homeless adults
    Jack Tsai
    VA New England Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, West Haven, 950 Campbell Ave, 151D, West Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Community Ment Health J 49:438-43. 2013
    ..Client outcomes in supported housing may rely more on practical assistance and access to other services than the quality of the therapeutic relationship with their primary mental health provider. ..
  14. doi request reprint Consumer choice over living environment, case management, and mental health treatment in supported housing and its relation to outcomes
    Jack Tsai
    VA New England Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, West Haven, CT, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 23:1671-7. 2012
    ..Policy and clinical efforts to enhance consumer choice over housing and living options deserve support, although the magnitude of beneficial effects may be small...
  15. doi request reprint Considering child care and parenting needs in Veterans Affairs mental health services
    Jack Tsai
    VA New England Mental Illness, Research, Education and Clinical Center MIRECC, West Haven, CT 06516, United States
    Eval Program Plann 39:19-22. 2013
    ..These results are based on a small sample of participants, but they may contribute to ongoing discussion and efforts to develop "family-friendly" mental health services...
  16. doi request reprint Risk factors for ED use among homeless veterans
    Jack Tsai
    VA New England Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, West Haven, CT, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 31:855-8. 2013
    ..The high rate of ED use among homeless veterans is associated with significant morbidity, but also greater use of ambulatory care and psychotropics suggesting their ED use may reflect unmet psychosocial needs...
  17. pmc Use of the internet and an online personal health record system by US veterans: comparison of Veterans Affairs mental health service users and other veterans nationally
    Jack Tsai
    VA New England Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, West Haven, Connecticut, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 19:1089-94. 2012
    ..This study examined internet use among veterans in general and particularly use of online health information among VA patients and specifically mental health service users...
  18. pmc Obesity among chronically homeless adults: is it a problem?
    Jack Tsai
    Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Public Health Rep 128:29-36. 2013
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  19. doi request reprint Risk of incarceration and other characteristics of Iraq and Afghanistan era veterans in state and federal prisons
    Jack Tsai
    Department of Psychiatry, Veterans Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System, 950 Campbell Ave, 151D, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 64:36-43. 2013
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of a group intensive peer-support model of case management for supported housing
    Jack Tsai
    Department of Psychiatry, Department of Veterans Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System, 950 Campbell Ave, 151D, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 63:1186-94. 2012
    ..Group meetings led by case managers are the default mode of case management support, and individual intensive case management is provided only when clinically necessary...
  21. doi request reprint Conduct disorder behaviors, childhood family instability, and childhood abuse as predictors of severity of adult homelessness among American veterans
    Jack Tsai
    VA New England Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, 950 Campbell Ave, 151D, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 48:477-86. 2013
    ..This study examined childhood problems among homeless veterans and its relation to severity of homelessness and outcomes in supported housing...
  22. 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...
  23. ncbi request reprint Comparison of outcomes of homeless female and male veterans in transitional housing
    Jack Tsai
    VA New England Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, 950 Campbell Ave, 151D, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Community Ment Health J 48:705-10. 2012
    ..These results suggest homeless female veterans have different characteristics than male veterans, but benefit equally from transitional housing...
  24. doi request reprint Do faith-based residential care services affect the religious faith and clinical outcomes of homeless veterans?
    Jack Tsai
    VA New England Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Community Ment Health J 48:682-91. 2012
    ..These findings suggest religious-oriented programs have little influence on clients' religious faith, but more religiously oriented clients have somewhat superior outcomes...
  25. 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...
  26. doi request reprint Sobriety as an admission criterion for transitional housing: a multi-site comparison of programs with a sobriety requirement to programs with no sobriety requirement
    Jack Tsai
    VA New England Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, 950 Campbell Ave, 151D, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 125:223-9. 2012
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  27. doi request reprint Examining the relation between combat-related concussion, a novel 5-factor model of posttraumatic stress symptoms, and health-related quality of life in Iraq and Afghanistan veterans
    Jack Tsai
    Yale University, Department of Psychiatry, 950 Campbell Ave, 151D, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 73:1110-8. 2012
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  28. ncbi request reprint Smoking among chronically homeless adults: prevalence and correlates
    Jack Tsai
    U S Department of Veterans Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System, 950 Campbell Ave, 151D, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 63:569-76. 2012
    ..Cigarette smoking is one of the leading preventable causes of death, and adults who are chronically homeless have among the highest death rates. This study examined the prevalence and correlates of smoking in this population...
  29. doi request reprint The role of coping, resilience, and social support in mediating the relation between PTSD and social functioning in veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan
    Jack Tsai
    VA New England Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, West Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Psychiatry 75:135-49. 2012
    ..These results suggest that psychotherapeutic interventions that address these mediating variables may help improve social functioning in treatment-seeking veterans with PTSD...
  30. doi request reprint Does housing chronically homeless adults lead to social integration?
    Jack Tsai
    US Department of Veterans Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System, 950 Campbell Ave, 151D, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 63:427-34. 2012
    ..Supported housing programs have been successful in helping homeless adults obtain housing. This study examined whether improvements in social integration occur after clients obtain supported housing...
  31. ncbi request reprint Housing satisfaction among chronically homeless adults: identification of its major domains, changes over time, and relation to subjective well-being and functional outcomes
    Jack Tsai
    VA New England Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Community Ment Health J 48:255-63. 2012
    ..While becoming housed is a significant gain for chronically homeless people, their satisfaction with housing did not predict functional outcomes...
  32. 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...
  33. doi request reprint Racial differences among supported housing clients in outcomes and therapeutic relationships
    Jack Tsai
    VA New England Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, 950 Campbell Ave, 151D, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Psychiatr Q 83:103-12. 2012
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  34. doi request reprint A cross-sectional study of recovery training and staff attitudes in four community mental health centers
    Jack Tsai
    VA Connecticut Healthcare System, Yale University, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Psychiatr Rehabil J 34:186-93. 2011
    ..The current study examined whether recovery-related trainings in community mental health centers is associated with differences in staff attitudes and reported organizational practices...
  35. doi request reprint Examining the dimensionality of combat-related posttraumatic stress and depressive symptoms in treatment-seeking OEF/OIF/OND veterans
    Jack Tsai
    VA New England Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    J Affect Disord 135:310-4. 2011
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  36. doi request reprint A geographic analysis of chronically homeless adults before and after enrollment in a multi-site supported housing initiative: community characteristics and migration
    Jack Tsai
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 48:341-51. 2011
    ..Special attention may also be needed for some clients who travel long distances between residences...
  37. ncbi request reprint Factors related to rapidity of housing placement in Housing and Urban Development-Department of Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing program of 1990s
    Jack Tsai
    Department of Veterans Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, CT, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 48:755-62. 2011
    ..Lastly, HUD-VASH clients whose case managers reported good therapeutic alliances stayed in the program longer. These findings have implications for the continued expansion of the HUD-VASH program...
  38. doi request reprint Religiosity among adults who are chronically homeless: association with clinical and psychosocial outcomes
    Jack Tsai
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 62:1222-4. 2011
    ..This study examined changes in religious faith among homeless people enrolled in a supported housing program and their association with clinical and psychosocial outcomes...
  39. pmc Nicotine dependence and its risk factors among users of veterans health services, 2008-2009
    Jack Tsai
    VA New England Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, 950 Campbell Ave, 151D, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 8:A127. 2011
    ..We examined the prevalence of nicotine dependence and its associated risk factors among veterans who used health services in the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) system...
  40. doi request reprint Recovery-oriented training and staff attitudes over time in two state hospitals
    Jack Tsai
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University and The National Center on Homelessness among Veterans in West Haven, 950 Campbell Ave, Bldg 36, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Psychiatr Q 81:335-47. 2010
    ..These results suggest state hospitals are incorporating recovery-oriented staff trainings, but more specific trainings may be needed and all staff involved in different levels of care need to be included...
  41. doi request reprint Military sexual assault and homeless women veterans: clinical correlates and treatment preferences
    Suzanne E Decker
    VA New England Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, West Haven, Connecticut Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut Electronic address
    Womens Health Issues 23:e373-80. 2013
    ..However, little is known about the combined impact of MSA and current homelessness on psychological distress, or about distinctive treatment preferences among homeless female veterans affected by MSA...
  42. ncbi request reprint Homeless veterans in supported housing: exploring the impact of criminal history
    Jack Tsai
    VA New England Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center
    Psychol Serv 10:452-8. 2013
    ..Supported housing programs, like HUD-VASH, that serve homeless veterans regardless of their criminal history should be supported...
  43. pmc Latent homeless risk profiles of a national sample of homeless veterans and their relation to program referral and admission patterns
    Jack Tsai
    Jack Tsai and Robert A Rosenheck are with the Veterans Affairs New England Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, and the Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT Wesley J Kasprow is with the Veterans Affairs Northeast Program Evaluation Center and the Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine
    Am J Public Health 103:S239-47. 2013
    ..We identified risk and need profiles of homeless veterans and examined the relation between profiles and referrals and admissions to Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) homeless service programs...
  44. ncbi request reprint Predominant typologies of psychopathology in the United States: a latent class analysis
    Renée El-Gabalawy
    Department of Psychology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA United States Department of Veterans Affairs, National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Clinical Neurosciences Division, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, 950 Campbell Avenue 151E, West Haven, CT, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 47:1649-57. 2013
    ..We used LCA to identify the nature and correlates of predominant typologies of Axis I and II disorders in a large and comprehensive population-based sample of U.S. adults...
  45. pmc When health insurance is not a factor: national comparison of homeless and nonhomeless US veterans who use Veterans Affairs Emergency Departments
    Jack Tsai
    Jack Tsai and Robert A Rosenheck are with the Veterans Affairs New England Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, West Haven, CT The Veterans Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven and the Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT Kelly M Doran is with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program and the Department of Emergency Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven
    Am J Public Health 103:S225-31. 2013
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  46. doi request reprint Does active substance use at housing entry impair outcomes in supported housing for chronically homeless persons?
    Ellen Lockard Edens
    U S Department of Veterans Affairs New England Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 62:171-8. 2011
    ..This study compared housing, clinical, and service use outcomes of participants with high levels of substance use at time of housing entry and those who reported no substance use...
  47. ncbi request reprint Association of substance use and VA service-connected disability benefits with risk of homelessness among veterans
    Ellen L Edens
    VA New England Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, 950 Campbell Avenue, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Am J Addict 20:412-9. 2011
    ..Clinical prevention efforts could focus on these factors. ..
  48. pmc Uninsured veterans who will need to obtain insurance coverage under the patient protection and affordable care act
    Jack Tsai
    Jack Tsai and Robert Rosenheck are with the VA New England Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, West Haven, CT, and Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
    Am J Public Health 104:e57-62. 2014
    ..We examined the number and clinical needs of uninsured veterans, including those who will be eligible for the Medicaid expansion and health insurance exchanges in 2014...
  49. doi request reprint Support for a novel five-factor model of posttraumatic stress symptoms in three independent samples of Iraq/Afghanistan veterans: a confirmatory factor analytic study
    Robert H Pietrzak
    National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Clinical Neurosciences Division, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, CT, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 46:317-22. 2012
    ..However, little research has evaluated the best-fitting representation of PTSD symptoms in veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars...
  50. ncbi request reprint Do homeless veterans have the same needs and outcomes as non-veterans?
    Jack Tsai
    VA New England Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Mil Med 177:27-31. 2012
    ..These findings suggest that the greater risk of homelessness among veterans does not translate into more severe problems or treatment outcomes. Supported housing programs are similarly effective for veterans and non-veterans...
  51. ncbi request reprint Childhood antecedents of incarceration and criminal justice involvement among homeless veterans
    Jack Tsai
    VA New England Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 83:545-9. 2013
    ..Further research is needed to intervene in the pathway to the criminal justice system and guide efforts to prevent incarceration among veterans. ..
  52. pmc Impact of health insurance status and a diagnosis of serious mental illness on whether chronically homeless individuals engage in primary care
    Lydia Chwastiak
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:e83-9. 2012
    ..We evaluated the impact of a diagnosis of serious mental illness on use of a primary care provider (vs the emergency department [ED]) as a source of care by people who were chronically homeless...
  53. doi request reprint Narrative accounts of illness in schizophrenia: association of different forms of awareness with neurocognition and social function over time
    Paul H Lysaker
    Department of Psychiatry, Roudebush VA Medical Center, Indiana University School of Medicine, Day Hospital 116H, 1481 West 10th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Conscious Cogn 17:1143-51. 2008
    ..These results suggest assessing the narrative qualities of awareness of illness may reveal unique links with cognition and function, and this may have implications for interventions...
  54. ncbi request reprint Typologies of posttraumatic stress disorder in the U.S. adult population
    Robert H Pietrzak
    United States Department of Veterans Affairs National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, CT, USA Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 162:102-6. 2014
    ..However, data are lacking regarding the predominant, population-based typologies of this disorder, and how they are linked to trauma-related characteristics, psychiatric comorbidities, and health-related quality of life...
  55. pmc Differences in gambling problem severity and gambling and health/functioning characteristics among Asian-American and Caucasian high-school students
    Grace Kong
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, United States Electronic address
    Psychiatry Res 210:1071-8. 2013
    ..Stronger links between cigarette smoking and risky/problematic gambling amongst Asian-American adolescents suggest that prevention and treatment efforts targeting youth addictions consider cultural differences. ..
  56. ncbi request reprint Helping veterans with mental illness overcome civil legal issues: collaboration between a veterans affairs psychosocial rehabilitation center and a nonprofit legal center
    Catherine F Wong
    Connecticut Veterans Legal Center, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Psychol Serv 10:73-8. 2013
    ..Experiences of the legal center suggest that professional aid for civil legal problems provided within VA facilities may be beneficial for veterans and warrants empirical study...
  57. ncbi request reprint Mental health of Asian American and Pacific Islander military veterans: brief review of an understudied group
    Jack Tsai
    Veterans Affairs New England Mental Illness, Research, Education, and Clinical Center, 950 Campbell Avenue, 151D, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Mil Med 177:1438-44. 2012
    ..However, these findings were limited by the paucity of studies on AAPI veterans and suggest a need for more research on this subpopulation...
  58. ncbi request reprint Homeless female U.S. veterans in a national supported housing program: Comparison of individual characteristics and outcomes with male veterans
    Jack Tsai
    Veterans Affairs New England Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center
    Psychol Serv 11:309-16. 2014
    ..PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2014 APA, all rights reserved). ..
  59. ncbi request reprint Asian american and pacific islander military veterans in the United States: health service use and perceived barriers to mental health services
    Jack Tsai
    Jack Tsai and Robert H Pietrzak are with the VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, CT, and the Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT Julia M Whealin is with the VA Pacific Islands Health Care System and the Department of Psychiatry, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, Honolulu
    Am J Public Health 104:S538-47. 2014
    ..Although veteran status may be protective against some barriers to mental health care found in the general AA/PI population, efforts to reduce barriers to health care among veterans should be continued. ..
  60. ncbi request reprint Successful aging among older veterans in the United States
    Robert H Pietrzak
    National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Veterans Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, CT Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT Electronic address
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:551-63. 2014
    ..To develop a unidimensional latent model of successful aging and to evaluate sociodemographic, medical, psychiatric, and psychosocial correlates of this construct in a nationally representative sample of older veterans in the United States...
  61. ncbi request reprint Does stimulant use impair housing outcomes in low-demand supportive housing for chronically homeless adults?
    Ellen L Edens
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut VA Connecticut Healthcare System and The VISN 1 Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center MIRECC, West Haven, Connecticut
    Am J Addict 23:243-8. 2014
    ..Whether active users of illicit drugs and stimulants have worse housing outcomes than primary alcohol users, however, is unknown...