mental health

Summary

Summary: The state wherein the person is well adjusted.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Suicidal behaviour in adolescence and subsequent mental health outcomes in young adulthood
    David M Fergusson
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Psychol Med 35:983-93. 2005
  2. ncbi Association of torture and other potentially traumatic events with mental health outcomes among populations exposed to mass conflict and displacement: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Zachary Steel
    Psychiatry Research and Teaching Unit, School of Psychiatry, University New South Wales, Liverpool New South Wales, Australia
    JAMA 302:537-49. 2009
  3. pmc Social ties and mental health
    I Kawachi
    The Department of Health and Social Behavior, Harvard Center for Society and Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Urban Health 78:458-67. 2001
  4. doi Scale up of services for mental health in low-income and middle-income countries
    Julian Eaton
    CBM International, Abuja, Nigeria
    Lancet 378:1592-603. 2011
  5. pmc The Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Well-being Scale (WEMWBS): development and UK validation
    Ruth Tennant
    Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 5:63. 2007
  6. pmc Trends and risk factors for mental health diagnoses among Iraq and Afghanistan veterans using Department of Veterans Affairs health care, 2002-2008
    Karen H Seal
    San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:1651-8. 2009
  7. doi The association between tinnitus and mental health in a general population sample: results from the HUNT Study
    Norun Hjertager Krog
    Division of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    J Psychosom Res 69:289-98. 2010
  8. doi Mental health and well-being within rural communities: the Australian rural mental health study
    Brian J Kelly
    Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health, University of Newcastle, Orange, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 18:16-24. 2010
  9. pmc Mental health and psychosocial support in humanitarian settings: linking practice and research
    Wietse A Tol
    Global Health Initiative, MacMillan Center, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8206, USA
    Lancet 378:1581-91. 2011
  10. ncbi Longitudinal assessment of mental health problems among active and reserve component soldiers returning from the Iraq war
    Charles S Milliken
    Division of Psychiatry and Neuroscience, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910, USA
    JAMA 298:2141-8. 2007

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Publications343 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Suicidal behaviour in adolescence and subsequent mental health outcomes in young adulthood
    David M Fergusson
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Psychol Med 35:983-93. 2005
    The aim of this study was to examine the linkages between suicidal ideation and attempt in adolescence and subsequent suicidal behaviours and mental health in young adulthood.
  2. ncbi Association of torture and other potentially traumatic events with mental health outcomes among populations exposed to mass conflict and displacement: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Zachary Steel
    Psychiatry Research and Teaching Unit, School of Psychiatry, University New South Wales, Liverpool New South Wales, Australia
    JAMA 302:537-49. 2009
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  3. pmc Social ties and mental health
    I Kawachi
    The Department of Health and Social Behavior, Harvard Center for Society and Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Urban Health 78:458-67. 2001
    ..In this targeted review, we highlight four sets of insights that emerge from the literature on social ties and mental health outcomes (defined as stress reactions, psychological well-being, and psychological distress, including ..
  4. doi Scale up of services for mental health in low-income and middle-income countries
    Julian Eaton
    CBM International, Abuja, Nigeria
    Lancet 378:1592-603. 2011
    ..One response to this issue has been the call to scale up mental health services...
  5. pmc The Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Well-being Scale (WEMWBS): development and UK validation
    Ruth Tennant
    Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 5:63. 2007
    ..Demand for instruments to monitor mental well-being at a population level and evaluate mental health promotion initiatives is growing...
  6. pmc Trends and risk factors for mental health diagnoses among Iraq and Afghanistan veterans using Department of Veterans Affairs health care, 2002-2008
    Karen H Seal
    San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:1651-8. 2009
    We sought to investigate longitudinal trends and risk factors for mental health diagnoses among Iraq and Afghanistan veterans.
  7. doi The association between tinnitus and mental health in a general population sample: results from the HUNT Study
    Norun Hjertager Krog
    Division of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    J Psychosom Res 69:289-98. 2010
    Clinical studies indicate a strong association between tinnitus and mental health, but results from general population data are missing...
  8. doi Mental health and well-being within rural communities: the Australian rural mental health study
    Brian J Kelly
    Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health, University of Newcastle, Orange, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 18:16-24. 2010
    This paper outlines the methods and baseline data from a multisite cohort study of the determinants and outcomes of mental health and well-being within rural and remote communities.
  9. pmc Mental health and psychosocial support in humanitarian settings: linking practice and research
    Wietse A Tol
    Global Health Initiative, MacMillan Center, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8206, USA
    Lancet 378:1581-91. 2011
    This review links practice, funding, and evidence for interventions for mental health and psychosocial wellbeing in humanitarian settings...
  10. ncbi Longitudinal assessment of mental health problems among active and reserve component soldiers returning from the Iraq war
    Charles S Milliken
    Division of Psychiatry and Neuroscience, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910, USA
    JAMA 298:2141-8. 2007
    To promote early identification of mental health problems among combat veterans, the Department of Defense initiated population-wide screening at 2 time points, immediately on return from deployment and 3 to 6 months later...
  11. ncbi The British Child and Adolescent Mental Health Survey 1999: the prevalence of DSM-IV disorders
    Tamsin Ford
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, Denmark Hill, London SE58AF, England
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 42:1203-11. 2003
    ..To describe the prevalence of DSM-IV disorders and comorbidity in a large population-based sample of British children and adolescents...
  12. ncbi Physical activity and mental health in children and adolescents: a review of reviews
    Stuart J H Biddle
    Physical Activity and Public Health, School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, Loughborough University, Loughborough, Leicestershire LE11 3TU, UK
    Br J Sports Med 45:886-95. 2011
    ..reviews investigating physical activity and depression, anxiety, self-esteem and cognitive functioning in children and adolescents and to assess the association between sedentary behaviour and mental health by performing a brief review.
  13. pmc Place of death: correlations with quality of life of patients with cancer and predictors of bereaved caregivers' mental health
    Alexi A Wright
    Department of Medical Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Oncol 28:4457-64. 2010
    ..To determine whether the place of death for patients with cancer is associated with patients' quality of life (QoL) at the end of life (EOL) and psychiatric disorders in bereaved caregivers...
  14. doi Mechanisms linking social ties and support to physical and mental health
    Peggy A Thoits
    Department of Sociology, Indiana University, Bloomington, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 52:145-61. 2011
    ....
  15. pmc A prospective study of diet quality and mental health in adolescents
    Felice N Jacka
    Barwon Psychiatric Research Unit, Deakin University, Geelong, Australia
    PLoS ONE 6:e24805. 2011
    ..However, there are no existing prospective studies of this association in adolescents, the onset period of most disorders, limiting inferences regarding possible causal relationships...
  16. pmc Mental health and HIV sexual risk behavior among patrons of alcohol serving venues in Cape Town, South Africa
    Kathleen J Sikkema
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 57:230-7. 2011
    ..Understanding the association between mental health and risk behaviors in these settings may inform interventions that address alcohol use and HIV prevention.
  17. pmc MicroRNAs in mental health: from biological underpinnings to potential therapies
    Joshua G Hunsberger
    Laboratory of Molecular Pathophysiology, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, 9000 Rockville Pike, Building 35, 1C912, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Neuromolecular Med 11:173-82. 2009
    ..Clearly, considerable research is required to better determine any therapeutic potential of targeting miRNAs; however, these agents may provide the next generation of effective therapies for psychiatric illnesses...
  18. ncbi Risky families: family social environments and the mental and physical health of offspring
    Rena L Repetti
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, 90095 1563, USA
    Psychol Bull 128:330-66. 2002
    ..This integrated biobehavioral profile leads to consequent accumulating risk for mental health disorders, major chronic diseases, and early mortality...
  19. ncbi Social capital, socio-economic status and psychological distress among Australian adults
    Philayrath Phongsavan
    University of Sydney, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 63:2546-61. 2006
    High levels of social capital may be associated with positive mental health in adults. However, quantifying the various dimensions of social capital has presented a challenge due in part to the diverse definitions and measures used...
  20. doi Resilience and mental health
    Dmitry M Davydov
    Moscow Research Centre of Narcology, Russia
    Clin Psychol Rev 30:479-95. 2010
    The relationship between disease and good health has received relatively little attention in mental health. Resilience can be viewed as a defence mechanism, which enables people to thrive in the face of adversity and improving resilience ..
  21. pmc Life expectancy at birth for people with serious mental illness and other major disorders from a secondary mental health care case register in London
    Chin Kuo Chang
    King s College London Institute of Psychiatry, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 6:e19590. 2011
    ..The electronic database from a large and comprehensive secondary mental healthcare provider in London was utilized to assess the impact of SMI diagnoses on life expectancy at birth...
  22. pmc Multilevel analyses of neighbourhood socioeconomic context and health outcomes: a critical review
    K E Pickett
    Department of Health Studies, University of Chicago, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, MC 2007, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 55:111-22. 2001
    ..Multilevel or contextual analyses of social factors and health represent a possible reconciliation between two divergent epidemiological paradigms-individual risk factor epidemiology and an ecological approach...
  23. doi Mental health and quality of life survey among child survivors of the 2008 Sichuan earthquake
    Zhaobao Jia
    Faculty of Health Service, Second Military Medical University, 200433, Shanghai, China
    Qual Life Res 19:1381-91. 2010
    To characterize child survivors' mental health and quality of life after a massive earthquake.
  24. pmc Mental health problems among children one-year after Sichuan earthquake in China: a follow-up study
    Mingxin Liu
    Key Laboratory of Mental Health, Institute of Psychology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
    PLoS ONE 6:e14706. 2011
    ..The main purpose of the study was to provide a better understanding of mental health problems and associated risk factors among children after earthquake.
  25. doi Neuroscience, molecular biology, and the childhood roots of health disparities: building a new framework for health promotion and disease prevention
    Jack P Shonkoff
    Center on the Developing Child, Harvard University, 50 Church St, Fourth Floor, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    JAMA 301:2252-9. 2009
    ..From both basic research and policy perspectives, confronting the origins of disparities in physical and mental health early in life may produce greater effects than attempting to modify health-related behaviors or improve access ..
  26. pmc Associations between end-of-life discussions, patient mental health, medical care near death, and caregiver bereavement adjustment
    Alexi A Wright
    Department of Medical Oncology and Center for Psycho Oncology and Palliative Care Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 550 Shields Warren, 44 Binney St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    JAMA 300:1665-73. 2008
    ..Talking about death can be difficult. Without evidence that end-of-life discussions improve patient outcomes, physicians must balance their desire to honor patient autonomy against a concern of inflicting psychological harm...
  27. pmc Childhood cognitive ability and adult mental health in the British 1946 birth cohort
    Stephani L Hatch
    Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Soc Sci Med 64:2285-96. 2007
    We examined whether childhood cognitive ability was associated with two mental health outcomes at age 53 years: the 28 item General Health Questionnaire (GHQ-28) as a measure of internalising symptoms of anxiety and depression, and the ..
  28. doi Obesity among those with mental disorders: a National Institute of Mental Health meeting report
    David B Allison
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Am J Prev Med 36:341-50. 2009
    The National Institute of Mental Health convened a meeting in October 2005 to review the literature on obesity, nutrition, and physical activity among those with mental disorders...
  29. pmc Unemployment and mental health: understanding the interactions among gender, family roles, and social class
    Lucia Artazcoz
    Department of Experimental Sciences and Health, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, and the Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Public Health 94:82-8. 2004
    We examined gender differences in the effects of unemployment on mental health and assessed whether such effects are associated with interactions among gender, family roles, and social class.
  30. ncbi What is the best dose of nature and green exercise for improving mental health? A multi-study analysis
    Jo Barton
    Interdisciplinary Centre for Environment and Society, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Essex, Colchester CO4 3SQ, U K
    Environ Sci Technol 44:3947-55. 2010
    ..regime of dose(s) of acute exposure to green exercise required to improve self-esteem and mood (indicators of mental health). The research used meta-analysis methodology to analyze 10 UK studies involving 1252 participants...
  31. pmc The Norwegian Institute of Public Health twin study of mental health: examining recruitment and attrition bias
    Kristian Tambs
    The Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Division of Mental Health, Oslo, Norway
    Twin Res Hum Genet 12:158-68. 2009
    ..Almost all pairs having participated in the 1998 study were invited to an interview study of mental health (MHS), taking place 1999-2004. 1,391 complete pairs (44%) participated...
  32. doi Stigma and help seeking for mental health among college students
    Daniel Eisenberg
    Department of Health Policy and Management, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 66:522-41. 2009
    Mental illness stigma has been identified by national policy makers as an important barrier to help seeking for mental health. Using a random sample of 5,555 students from a diverse set of 13 universities, we conducted one of the first ..
  33. ncbi Substance use and mental health trends among U.S. military active duty personnel: key findings from the 2008 DoD Health Behavior Survey
    Robert M Bray
    RTI International, 3040 Cornwallis Road, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 2194, USA
    Mil Med 175:390-9. 2010
    Examine substance use and mental health issues among U.S. military personnel.
  34. pmc Serotonergic transcriptional networks and potential importance to mental health
    Evan S Deneris
    Department of Neurosciences, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Nat Neurosci 15:519-27. 2012
    ....
  35. ncbi The prevalence, distribution, and mental health correlates of perceived discrimination in the United States
    R C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 40:208-30. 1999
    ..discrimination and day-to-day perceived discrimination; the associations between perceived discrimination and mental health; and the extent to which differential exposure and differential emotional reactivity to perceived ..
  36. pmc Stepped care for maternal mental health: a case study of the perinatal mental health project in South Africa
    Simone Honikman
    Perinatal Mental Health Project, The Alan J Flisher Centre for Public Mental Health, University of Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
    PLoS Med 9:e1001222. 2012
    As one article in a series on Global Mental Health Practice, Simone Honikman and colleagues from South Africa provide a case study of the Perinatal Mental Health Project, which delivered mental health care to pregnant women in a ..
  37. ncbi Positive psychological well-being and mortality: a quantitative review of prospective observational studies
    Yoichi Chida
    Psychobiology Group, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Psychosom Med 70:741-56. 2008
    ..Recent years have witnessed increased interest in the relationship between positive psychological well-being and physical health...
  38. pmc Employment transitions and mental health: an analysis from the British household panel survey
    Claudia Thomas
    Department of Geography, Queen Mary, University of London, London, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:243-9. 2005
    ..To describe the impact of changes between employment and various forms of non-employment, and vice versa, on the psychological wellbeing of men and of women...
  39. doi Mental health, substance use and suicidal behaviour among young indigenous people in the Arctic: a systematic review
    Venla Lehti
    Department of Child Psychiatry, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Soc Sci Med 69:1194-203. 2009
    ..We conducted a systematic literature review with regard to epidemiological mental health research on Arctic indigenous children and adolescents...
  40. ncbi Mental health and psychosocial support in crisis and conflict: report of the Mental Health Working Group
    K Allden
    Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
    Prehosp Disaster Med 24:s217-27. 2009
    The Working Group on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support was convened as part of the 2009 Harvard Humanitarian Action Summit...
  41. pmc Violence, suffering, and mental health in Afghanistan: a school-based survey
    Catherine Panter-Brick
    Department of Anthropology, Durham University, Durham, UK
    Lancet 374:807-16. 2009
    Studies in Afghanistan have shown substantial mental health problems in adults. We did a survey of young people (11-16 years old) in the country to assess mental health, traumatic experiences, and social functioning.
  42. ncbi Measuring well-being rather than the absence of distress symptoms: a comparison of the SF-36 Mental Health subscale and the WHO-Five Well-Being Scale
    Per Bech
    Psychiatric Research Unit, Frederiksborg General Hospital, Hillerod, Denmark
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 12:85-91. 2003
    The health status questionnaire Short-Form 36 (SF-36) includes subscales measuring both physical health and mental health. Psychometrically, the mental health subscale contains a mixture of mental symptoms and psychological well-being ..
  43. ncbi Mental health and disclosure of HIV status in Zambian adolescents with HIV infection: implications for peer-support programs
    Anitha Menon
    Department of Psychology, University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 46:349-54. 2007
    To examine emotional and behavioural difficulties in HIV positive Zambian adolescents and to determine the relationship between disclosure of HIV status and mental health.
  44. doi Mental Health First Aid: an international programme for early intervention
    Betty A Kitchener
    ORYGEN Research Centre, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Early Interv Psychiatry 2:55-61. 2008
    To describe the development of the Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) programme in Australia, its roll-out in other countries and evaluation studies which have been carried out.
  45. ncbi Reducing premature infants' length of stay and improving parents' mental health outcomes with the Creating Opportunities for Parent Empowerment (COPE) neonatal intensive care unit program: a randomized, controlled trial
    Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk
    Arizona State University College of Nursing and Healthcare Innovation, 500 N 3rd St, Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA
    Pediatrics 118:e1414-27. 2006
    ..program (ie, Creating Opportunities for Parent Empowerment) that was designed to enhance parent-infant interactions and parent mental health outcomes for the ultimate purpose of improving child developmental and behavior outcomes.
  46. ncbi A population survey of mental health problems in children with epilepsy
    Sharon Davies
    Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, UK
    Dev Med Child Neurol 45:292-5. 2003
    The 1999 British Child and Adolescent Mental Health Survey, a nationwide epidemiological study of rates of psychiatric disorder in children aged 5 to 15 years, provided the opportunity to investigate the mental health of children with ..
  47. pmc Gender differences in long-term health consequences of physical abuse of children: data from a nationally representative survey
    Martie P Thompson
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Clemson University, Clemson, SC 29634 0745, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:599-604. 2004
    ..This study investigated the effects of physical abuse in childhood on health problems in adulthood and assessed gender differences in these associations...
  48. ncbi The health and productivity cost burden of the "top 10" physical and mental health conditions affecting six large U.S. employers in 1999
    Ron Z Goetzel
    Institute for Health and Productivity Studies, Cornell University, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 45:5-14. 2003
    ..and short term disability data at the patient level was analyzed to uncover the most costly physical and mental health conditions affecting American businesses...
  49. ncbi Do psychosocial variables predict weight loss or mental health after obesity surgery? A systematic review
    S Herpertz
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, Westfälische Klinik Dortmund, Ruhr University Bochum, Marsbruchstrasse 179, 44287 Dortmund, Germany
    Obes Res 12:1554-69. 2004
    ..this study was to present a systematic review of psychological and psychosocial predictors of weight loss and mental health after bariatric surgery...
  50. pmc The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Healthy Days Measures - population tracking of perceived physical and mental health over time
    David G Moriarty
    US Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Division of Adult and Community Health, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 1:37. 2003
    ..HRQOL was defined as "perceived physical and mental health over time...
  51. doi War exposure, daily stressors, and mental health in conflict and post-conflict settings: bridging the divide between trauma-focused and psychosocial frameworks
    Kenneth E Miller
    Harvard School of Public Health, Research Program on Children and Global Adversity, Francois Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights, 651 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Soc Sci Med 70:7-16. 2010
    ..divisive split between advocates of trauma-focused and psychosocial approaches to understanding and addressing mental health needs in conflict and post-conflict settings by emphasizing the role that daily stressors play in mediating ..
  52. ncbi Chronic widespread pain, mental health, and physical role function in OEF/OIF veterans
    Drew A Helmer
    Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pain Med 10:1174-82. 2009
    Describe the associations among pain, mental health concerns, and function in veterans of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom (OEF/OIF).
  53. doi Green space as a buffer between stressful life events and health
    Agnes E Van den Berg
    Wageningen University and Research Centre, PO Box 47, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Soc Sci Med 70:1203-10. 2010
    ..Health measures included: (1) the number of health complaints in the last 14 days; (2) perceived mental health (measured by the GHQ-12); and (3) a single item measure of perceived general health ranging from 'excellent' ..
  54. pmc Healthy travel and the socio-economic structure of car commuting in Cambridge, UK: a mixed-methods analysis
    Anna Goodman
    Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Soc Sci Med 74:1929-38. 2012
    ..This suggests the importance of combining individual-level 'healthy travel' interventions with measures aimed at creating travel environments in which all social groups can pursue healthy and satisfying lives...
  55. ncbi Working shifts and mental health--findings from the British Household Panel Survey (1995-2005)
    Ana Claudia Bara
    Centre for Research on Ageing and Gender, Department of Sociology, University of Surrey, Guildford, United Kingdom
    Scand J Work Environ Health 35:361-7. 2009
    Our objective was to examine the impact of shift work on mental health at the population level. We expected that this impact would depend on duration of exposure, type of shift work, and gender.
  56. ncbi Mental health problems among adults in tsunami-affected areas in southern Thailand
    Frits van Griensven
    Thailand Ministry of Public Health US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Collaboration, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    JAMA 296:537-48. 2006
    ..The tsunami that followed severely affected all 6 southwestern provinces of Thailand, where 5395 individuals died, 2991 were unaccounted for, and 8457 were injured...
  57. doi The effects of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy on recurrence of depressive episodes, mental health and quality of life: A randomized controlled study
    K A Godfrin
    Department of Psychiatry and Medical Psychology, University of Ghent, Belgium
    Behav Res Ther 48:738-46. 2010
    ..For patients with a history of at least three depressive episodes who are not acutely depressed, MBCT, added to TAU, may play an important role in the domain of relapse prevention in depression...
  58. ncbi Gender differences in mental health
    M Afifi
    Ministry of Health Headquarters, Department of Non Communicable Diseases, Muscat 113, Oman
    Singapore Med J 48:385-91. 2007
    ..This paper aims to discuss why gender matters in mental health, to explain the relationship of gender and health-seeking behaviour as a powerful determinant of gender ..
  59. ncbi Religiousness affects mental health, pain and quality of life in older people in an outpatient rehabilitation setting
    Giancarlo Lucchetti
    São Paulo Medical Spiritist Association, Brazil and Service of Geriatrics, Santa Casa of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    J Rehabil Med 43:316-22. 2011
    To evaluate the relationship between religiousness and mental health, hospitalization, pain, disability and quality of life in older adults from an outpatient rehabilitation setting in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
  60. doi Employment status is associated with both physical and mental health quality of life in people living with HIV
    Sergio Rueda
    Mental Health Service, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    AIDS Care 23:435-43. 2011
    ..We performed regression analyses to evaluate the contribution of employment status to the physical and mental health components of quality of life (QOL)...
  61. doi Domestic violence and mental health
    Louise M Howard
    Health Service and Population Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London, UK
    Int Rev Psychiatry 22:525-34. 2010
    There are clear gender differences in the experience of domestic violence and associated mental health outcomes. There is also increasing evidence of chronic, severe and often long-term adverse mental health effects for victims...
  62. ncbi Abusive experiences and psychiatric morbidity in women primary care attenders
    Jeremy Coid
    Department of Psychiatry, Barts and The London, Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 183:332-9; discussion 340-1. 2003
    ..Abusive experiences in childhood and adulthood increase risks of psychiatric morbidity in women and independently increase risks of further abuse over the lifetime. It is unclear which experiences are most damaging...
  63. pmc Mental health promotion as a new goal in public mental health care: a randomized controlled trial of an intervention enhancing psychological flexibility
    Martine Fledderus
    Department of Psychology and Communication of Health and Risk, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands
    Am J Public Health 100:2372. 2010
    We assessed whether an intervention based on acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) and mindfulness was successful in promoting positive mental health by enhancing psychological flexibility.
  64. ncbi Mental health, places and people: a multilevel analysis of economic inactivity and social deprivation
    David L Fone
    Centre for Health Sciences Research, Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff University, Heath Park, Cardiff CF14 4XN, UK
    Health Place 12:332-44. 2006
    ..respondents to the Welsh Health Survey 1998 aged 17-74 years, we investigated associations between individual mental health status measured using the SF-36 instrument, social class, economic inactivity and the electoral division ..
  65. doi Hepatitis C infection, antiviral treatment and mental health: a European expert consensus statement
    Martin Schaefer
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Charite Mitte, Berlin, Germany
    J Hepatol 57:1379-90. 2012
    b>Mental health problems frequently occur in chronic infection with the hepatitis C virus (HCV) and during antiviral treatment with pegylated interferon-alpha (PegIFNα) and ribavirin...
  66. ncbi Dementia care: mental health effects, intervention strategies, and clinical implications
    SILVIA SORENSEN
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentisry, Rochester, NY, USA
    Lancet Neurol 5:961-73. 2006
    ..people with dementia is associated with well-documented increases in burden, distress, and decrements in mental health and wellbeing...
  67. doi A prospective study of leisure-time physical activity and mental health in Swedish health care workers and social insurance officers
    Ingibjorg H Jonsdottir
    Institute of Stress Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Goteborg, Sweden
    Prev Med 51:373-7. 2010
    ..This study analyzes longitudinal associations between self-reported leisure-time physical activity (PA) and perceived stress, burnout and symptoms of depression and anxiety...
  68. ncbi The mental health continuum: from languishing to flourishing in life
    Corey L M Keyes
    Department of Sociology, Emory University, Room 225, Tarbutton Hall, 1555 Pierce Drive, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 43:207-22. 2002
    This paper introduces and applies an operationalization of mental health as a syndrome of symptoms of positive feelings and positive functioning in life...
  69. pmc A compilation of strategies for implementing clinical innovations in health and mental health
    Byron J Powell
    George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 69:123-57. 2012
    ..and implement evidence-based treatments have been prioritized in order to improve the quality of health and mental health care delivery...
  70. ncbi Mental health in low- and middle-income countries
    Vikram Patel
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Br Med Bull 81:81-96. 2007
    ..b>Mental health resources are very scarce and investment in mental health is < 1% of the health budget in many countries...
  71. doi Political violence and mental health: a multi-disciplinary review of the literature on Nepal
    Wietse A Tol
    HealthNet TPO, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Soc Sci Med 70:35-44. 2010
    Implementation of current international consensus guidelines regarding mental health and psychosocial support in emergencies requires the consideration of findings from both the medical and social sciences...
  72. ncbi Self-rated mental health and racial/ethnic disparities in mental health service use
    Samuel H Zuvekas
    Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    Med Care 46:915-23. 2008
    ..In addition, mental health service use is lower among members of minority communities, compared with non-Hispanic whites.
  73. pmc Development of lifetime comorbidity in the World Health Organization world mental health surveys
    Ronald C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 68:90-100. 2011
    ..Although numerous studies have examined the role of latent variables in the structure of comorbidity among mental disorders, none has examined their role in the development of comorbidity...
  74. pmc Ethnic differences in mental health among incarcerated youths: do Moroccan immigrant boys show less psychopathology than native Dutch boys?
    Violaine Veen
    Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 19:431-40. 2010
    ..minority youths are overrepresented in the juvenile justice system, limited research is available on their mental health. In this study, differences in mental health problems between incarcerated adolescents of native Dutch and ..
  75. ncbi Alcohol drinking pattern and subjective health in a population-based study
    Saverio Stranges
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, State University of New York at Buffalo, 3435 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Addiction 101:1265-76. 2006
    ..e. drinking intensity and frequency, frequency of intoxication, drinking outside of meals, and beverage type) and subjective health was examined in a random sample of 3586 women and men...
  76. ncbi Social capital and mental health: an interdisciplinary review of primary evidence
    Astier M Almedom
    Department of Biology, Tufts University, 165 Packard Avenue, Medford, MA 02155, USA
    Soc Sci Med 61:943-64. 2005
    An interdisciplinary interrogation of primary evidence linking social capital and mental health sought to establish: (1) 'quality of evidence' (assessed in terms of study design, methods used to address stated questions, rigor of data ..
  77. ncbi The state of mental health in old-age across the 'old' European Union-- a systematic review
    S G Riedel-Heller
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Germany
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 113:388-401. 2006
    ..The paper provides the first syllabus on the prevalence of mental disorders in old-age focusing on surveys conducted in the 15 countries, which comprised the 'old' European Union...
  78. ncbi Mental health and social capital in Cali, Colombia
    Trudy Harpham
    Urban Policy and Development, South Bank University, London SW8 2JZ, UK
    Soc Sci Med 58:2267-77. 2004
    ..The growing interest in social risk factors for mental health coincides with the development of social capital research which may further inform the social model of mental ..
  79. ncbi Alcohol, wine and mental health: focus on dementia and stroke
    R M Pinder
    Medical Affairs, Organon International Inc, Roseland, NJ, USA
    J Psychopharmacol 18:449-56. 2004
    ....
  80. ncbi Mental health symptoms following war and repression in eastern Afghanistan
    Willem F Scholte
    Academic Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    JAMA 292:585-93. 2004
    Decades of armed conflict, suppression, and displacement resulted in a high prevalence of mental health symptoms throughout Afghanistan. Its Eastern province of Nangarhar is part of the region that originated the Taliban movement...
  81. ncbi Inverse association between physical inactivity and mental health in men and women
    Daniel I Galper
    Mood Disorders Research Program and Clinic, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, TX 75235, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:173-8. 2006
    The Aerobics Center Longitudinal Study (ACLS) provides the opportunity to evaluate associations between measures of physical activity and mental health in a large and well-characterized population of men and women.
  82. ncbi Physical activity and mental health: the association between exercise and mood
    Marco Aurélio Monteiro Peluso
    Institute of Psychiatry, Hospital das Clinicas, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Clinics (Sao Paulo) 60:61-70. 2005
    ..have shown that in addition to its beneficial effects, physical activity can also be associated with impaired mental health, being related to disturbances like "excessive exercise" and "overtraining syndrome"...
  83. ncbi Internet paradox. A social technology that reduces social involvement and psychological well-being?
    R Kraut
    Human Computer Interaction Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15217, USA
    Am Psychol 53:1017-31. 1998
    ..These findings have implications for research, for public policy and for the design of technology...
  84. ncbi Improving mental health literacy as a strategy to facilitate early intervention for mental disorders
    Claire M Kelly
    ORYGEN Research Centre, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 187:S26-30. 2007
    Good mental health literacy in young people and their key helpers may lead to better outcomes for those with mental disorders, either by facilitating early help-seeking by young people themselves, or by helping adults to identify early ..
  85. ncbi Internet information-seeking in mental health: population survey
    John Powell
    Health Sciences Research Institute, Medical School Building, Gibbet Hill Campus, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 189:273-7. 2006
    A major use of the of the internet is for health information-seeking. There has been little research into its use in relation to mental health.
  86. pmc Family violence, war, and natural disasters: a study of the effect of extreme stress on children's mental health in Sri Lanka
    Claudia Catani
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz and Center for Psychiatry Reichenau, D 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    BMC Psychiatry 8:33. 2008
    The consequences of war violence and natural disasters on the mental health of children as well as on family dynamics remain poorly understood...
  87. ncbi Social capital and mental health
    Kwame McKenzie
    Br J Psychiatry 181:280-3. 2002
  88. ncbi The NIMH blueprint for change report: research priorities in child and adolescent mental health
    Kimberly Hoagwood
    The National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 9630, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 41:760-7. 2002
    The National Institute of Mental Health established a special subgroup of its National Advisory Mental Health Council to review major research findings on child and adolescent psychiatric disorders over the past decade and to recommend ..
  89. doi Effect of a housing and case management program on emergency department visits and hospitalizations among chronically ill homeless adults: a randomized trial
    Laura S Sadowski
    Collaborative Research Unit, Department of Medicine, Stroger Hospital of Cook County, 1900 W Polk St, Room 1606, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    JAMA 301:1771-8. 2009
    ..Homeless adults, especially those with chronic medical illnesses, are frequent users of costly medical services, especially emergency department and hospital services...
  90. pmc Mental health treatment to reduce HIV transmission risk behavior: a positive prevention model
    Kathleen J Sikkema
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Duke University, Box 90086, Durham, NC 27708 0086, USA
    AIDS Behav 14:252-62. 2010
    ..The association between mental health and HIV transmission risk (i.e...
  91. doi The flip-side of social capital: the distinctive influences of trust and mistrust on health in rural China
    Hongmei Wang
    University of Nebraska Medical Center, Health Services Research and Administration, 984375 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198, USA
    Soc Sci Med 68:133-42. 2009
    ..are measured at the individual and aggregate levels, and the distinct ways in which they affect general and mental health are explored. We adopt an ordered logistic regression using survey procedures in SAS version 9...
  92. ncbi Mental health service use among adult cancer survivors: analyses of the National Health Interview Survey
    Maria Hewitt
    National Cancer Policy Board, Institute of Medicine, Washington, DC 20001, USA
    J Clin Oncol 20:4581-90. 2002
    Analyses were conducted to obtain national estimates of mental health service use, unmet need for such services, and the prevalence of mental health problems among individuals reporting a cancer history.
  93. doi Maternal mental health and integrated programs for mothers with substance abuse issues
    Alison Niccols
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, Canada
    Psychol Addict Behav 24:466-74. 2010
    ..those with substance use treatment and pregnancy-, parenting-, or child-related services) on maternal mental health, we compiled a database of studies of integrated programs published between 1990 and 2007 with outcome data on ..
  94. doi Evaluating the psychometric properties of the Mental Health Continuum-Short Form (MHC-SF)
    Sanne M A Lamers
    Psychology and Communication of Health and Risk, Faculty of Behavioural Sciences Citadel, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands
    J Clin Psychol 67:99-110. 2011
    There is a growing consensus that mental health is not merely the absence of mental illness, but it also includes the presence of positive feelings (emotional well-being) and positive functioning in individual life (psychological well-..
  95. pmc The impact of psychological abuse by an intimate partner on the mental health of pregnant women
    A Tiwari
    Department of Nursing Studies, LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    BJOG 115:377-84. 2008
    The objective of this first population-based study in Hong Kong was to assess the impact of psychological abuse by an intimate partner on the mental health of pregnant women.
  96. pmc The impact of mental health and traumatic life experiences on antiretroviral treatment outcomes for people living with HIV/AIDS
    Brian Wells Pence
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke Global Health Institute, and Center for Health Policy, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
    J Antimicrob Chemother 63:636-40. 2009
    ..The efficacy of standard mental health interventions, such as antidepressant treatment and psychotherapy, has been well-defined, and a small but ..
  97. pmc Toward a global view of alcohol, tobacco, cannabis, and cocaine use: findings from the WHO World Mental Health Surveys
    Louisa Degenhardt
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    PLoS Med 5:e141. 2008
    ..This paper describes such data from the first 17 countries participating in the World Health Organization's (WHO's) World Mental Health (WMH) Survey Initiative.
  98. pmc Internal construct validity of the Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Well-being Scale (WEMWBS): a Rasch analysis using data from the Scottish Health Education Population Survey
    Sarah Stewart-Brown
    Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL, UK
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 7:15. 2009
    ..It comprises 14 positively phrased Likert-style items and fulfils classic criteria for scale development. We report here the internal construct validity of WEMWBS from the perspective of the Rasch measurement model...
  99. pmc Enduring mental health morbidity and social function impairment in world trade center rescue, recovery, and cleanup workers: the psychological dimension of an environmental health disaster
    Jeanne Mager Stellman
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 116:1248-53. 2008
    ..This program has established a large cohort of WTC rescue, recovery, and cleanup workers. We previously documented extensive pulmonary dysfunction in this cohort related to toxic environmental exposures...
  100. doi Social capital and health in Australia: An overview from the household, income and labour dynamics in Australia survey
    Helen Louise Berry
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, ANU College of Medicine, Biology and Environment, The Australian National University, ACTON ACT 0200, Canberra
    Soc Sci Med 70:588-96. 2010
    ..between structural and cognitive components of social capital with three forms of health - general health, mental health and physical functioning...
  101. pmc Bullying, depression, and suicidal ideation in Finnish adolescents: school survey
    R Kaltiala-Heino
    University of Tampere, Tampere School of Public Health, Box 607, 33101 Tampere, Finland
    BMJ 319:348-51. 1999
    ..To assess the relation between being bullied or being a bully at school, depression, and severe suicidal ideation...

Research Grants94

  1. The role of mental health, support and coping on the HIV risk protective and prom
    David Malebranche; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..provided by applicant): HIV is disproportionately impacting Black men in the South, and the role of mental health determinants (e.g...
  2. Advanced Center for Latino and MH Systems Research
    Margarita Alegria; Fiscal Year: 2005
    DESCRIPTIONS (provided by applicant): Center Core. There are pervasive ethnic and racial disparities in mental health service utilization and in mental health status yet the underlying causes of these disparities are poorly understood...
  3. Advanced Center for Latino and MH Systems Research
    Margarita Alegria; Fiscal Year: 2007
    DESCRIPTIONS (provided by applicant): Center Core. There are pervasive ethnic and racial disparities in mental health service utilization and in mental health status yet the underlying causes of these disparities are poorly ..
  4. Advanced Center for Latino and MH Systems Research
    Margarita Alegria; Fiscal Year: 2006
    DESCRIPTIONS (provided by applicant): Center Core. There are pervasive ethnic and racial disparities in mental health service utilization and in mental health status yet the underlying causes of these disparities are poorly ..
  5. Advanced Center for Latino and MH Systems Research
    Margarita Alegria; Fiscal Year: 2006
    DESCRIPTIONS (provided by applicant): Center Core. There are pervasive ethnic and racial disparities in mental health service utilization and in mental health status yet the underlying causes of these disparities are poorly ..
  6. Advanced Center for Latino and MH Systems Research
    Margarita Alegria; Fiscal Year: 2009
    DESCRIPTIONS (provided by applicant): Center Core. There are pervasive ethnic and racial disparities in mental health service utilization and in mental health status yet the underlying causes of these disparities are poorly understood...
  7. Multidisciplinary Model of Nurse Midwife Psychotherapy for Postpartum Depression
    Barbara Posmontier; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..PPD is of special concern because of the established link between maternal depression and children's mental health. Women with PPD may be reluctant to enter the mental health system because of a variety of cultural and ..
  8. Development & Malleability from Childhood to Adulthood
    Nicholas Ialongo; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..anxiety and depression: 1) aggressive/disruptive behaviors, and 2) poor school achievement Annual data on mental health, educational, substance use, abuse, and dependence outcomes and the hypothesized moderators and mediators ..
  9. Partnered Research Center for Quality Care
    Kenneth Wells; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The Center focuses on two themes: 1) improving access to quality mental health services in communities through studying the impact of interventions at policy, practice, and community levels;..
  10. CBPR on Active Living and Recovery for Racial/Ethnic Groups with Mental Illness
    Yoshitaka Iwasaki; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..community-based work has led to a formal partnership agreement with various community partners representing mental health advocacy, mental health care and research, and mental health policy-making at local, regional, or national ..
  11. CBPR on Active Living and Recovery for Racial/Ethnic Groups with Mental Illness
    Yoshitaka Iwasaki; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..community-based work has led to a formal partnership agreement with various community partners representing mental health advocacy, mental health care and research, and mental health policy-making at local, regional, or national ..
  12. Qualitative Study of Mental Health Recovery in Dual Diagnosed Homeless
    DEBORAH KAY PADGETT; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The vision of mental health recovery promoted by the President's New Freedom Commission portends a transformation of services for psychiatrically disabled persons, yet empirical research on ..
  13. HIV and Substance Use Prevention for South African Youth and Families
    Leickness Simbayi; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..increase in new HIV infections, and in the Western Cape region, new infections are increasingly fueled by mental health problems and substance use...
  14. Experiences of Family Members of Nursing Home Patients with Advanced Dementia
    Jane L Givens; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..of nursing home (NH) residents with advanced dementia, to measure the effect of these burdens on their mental health outcomes, develop a brief instrument to measure these burdens, and to identify modifiable factors that could ..
  15. Best Practices in Mental Health Research Ethics Conference Series
    James M DuBois; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Participants in mental health research frequently differ from participants in other types of medical research in significant ways including: stigma, institutionalization, cognitive deficits, and ..
  16. Best Practices in Mental Health Research Ethics Conference Series
    James DuBois; Fiscal Year: 2009
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Participants in mental health research frequently differ from participants in other types of medical research in significant ways including: stigma, institutionalization, cognitive deficits, and ..
  17. Best Practices in Mental Health Research Ethics Conference Series
    James DuBois; Fiscal Year: 2007
    Participants in mental health research frequently differ from participants in other types of medical research in significant ways including: stigma, institutionalization, cognitive deficits, and poverty...
  18. Mental Health and Service Utilization Among Reserve and National Guard Forces
    Sandro Galea; Fiscal Year: 2009
    The purpose of this work is to assess mental health and mental health service utilization over time among a representative sample of Reserves and National Guard within a multivariate causal framework that takes into account life course ..
  19. Mental Health and Service Utilization Among Reserve and National Guard Forces
    Sandro Galea; Fiscal Year: 2010
    The purpose of this work is to assess mental health and mental health service utilization over time among a representative sample of Reserves and National Guard within a multivariate causal framework that takes into account life course ..
  20. CIT &MH Service Access in Police Contacts: Impact on Outcomes of Persons w/SMI
    Amy C Watson; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..arrest and incarceration of individuals with serious mental illnesses, in conjunction with an inadequacy of mental health treatment in criminal justice settings...
  21. Evidence-Based Ethics and Mental Health Research with Prisoners
    MARK E contact JOHNSON; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..and application of ethical principles and regulatory safeguards by researchers and IRBs involved in mental health research with prisoners...
  22. Evidence-Based Ethics and Mental Health Research with Prisoners
    Mark Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..and application of ethical principles and regulatory safeguards by researchers and IRBs involved in mental health research with prisoners...
  23. Addressing Oral Health Disparities in Individuals with Mental Health Problems
    Lisa Heaton; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..of risk factors that contribute to the complex relationship between poor oral health outcomes and mental health problems...
  24. Addressing Oral Health Disparities in Individuals with Mental Health Problems
    Lisa J Heaton; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..of risk factors that contribute to the complex relationship between poor oral health outcomes and mental health problems...
  25. Hurricane Katrina Community Advisory Group
    Ronald Kessler; Fiscal Year: 2009
    We seek support to continue mental health needs assessment tracking surveys in the Hurricane Katrina Community Advisory Group (CAG) beyond the two waves (baseline and one-year follow-up) for which we were originally funded...
  26. Hurricane Katrina Community Advisory Group
    Ronald C Kessler; Fiscal Year: 2010
    We seek support to continue mental health needs assessment tracking surveys in the Hurricane Katrina Community Advisory Group (CAG) beyond the two waves (baseline and one-year follow-up) for which we were originally funded...
  27. Remediation of Working Memory in Schizophrenia
    Tasha Nienow; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..associated with schizophrenia, the Veteran's Health Administration has prioritized provision of mental health care services to adults with severe and persistent mental illnesses...
  28. The Development of a Therapist Feedback System for MDD in Community Mental Health
    MARY BETH GIBBONS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..for improving psychotherapy outcomes for patients with major depressive disorder treated in the community mental health system...
  29. Treatment Retention Strategies in Transition Age Youth
    Maryann Davis; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..As they move into adulthood transition age youth (TAY;ages 17-25) with serious mental health conditions have alarmingly poor functioning;high rates of homelessness (30%), arrests (60%), school dropout (..
  30. Treatment Retention Strategies in Transition Age Youth
    Maryann Davis; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..As they move into adulthood transition age youth (TAY;ages 17-25) with serious mental health conditions have alarmingly poor functioning;high rates of homelessness (30%), arrests (60%), school dropout (..
  31. Healthy Futures for Children in Foster Care: Translating Evidence into Practice
    Moira Szilagyi; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..care are a high-risk special needs population with an extremely high rate of developmental, behavioral, and mental health problems attributable to multiple childhood traumas...
  32. Healthy Futures for Children in Foster Care: Translating Evidence into Practice
    Moira Szilagyi; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..care are a high-risk special needs population with an extremely high rate of developmental, behavioral, and mental health problems attributable to multiple childhood traumas...
  33. Mental Health Outcomes in Abused Women
    LINDA L TOCHE MANLEY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..as well as the multiple social institutions and agencies that must grapple with its effects: Child Welfare, Mental Health, Law Enforcement, and Domestic Violence...
  34. Mental Health Outcomes in Abused Women
    LINDA TOCHE MANLEY; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..as well as the multiple social institutions and agencies that must grapple with its effects: Child Welfare, Mental Health, Law Enforcement, and Domestic Violence...
  35. Dissemination of Effective MH Services in Foster Care
    Sonya J Leathers; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This application will study an innovative approach to implementing mental health services in child welfare settings to reduce foster children's behavior problems and improve school ..
  36. Dissemination of Effective MH Services in Foster Care
    SONYA LEATHERS; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This application will study an innovative approach to implementing mental health services in child welfare settings to reduce foster children's behavior problems and improve school ..
  37. Engaging Homeless Youth in Vocational Training to Meet Their Mental Health Needs
    Kristin M Ferguson; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Despite the myriad mental health issues homeless youth confront, their rates of engagement in existing services are limited...
  38. Engaging Homeless Youth in Vocational Training to Meet Their Mental Health Needs
    Kristin Ferguson; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Despite the myriad mental health issues homeless youth confront, their rates of engagement in existing services are limited...
  39. Mental Health and Mexico-U.S. Migration
    JOSHUA A BRESLAU; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..for Psychopathology Using Existing Data Sets) to examine the relationship between migration to the US and mental health in the transnational Mexican- origin population...
  40. California MHS Act: Impact on Practice & Organizational Culture in Public Clinics
    Joel T Braslow; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This project will analyze the changes in mental health care brought about by the California Mental Health Services Act (MHSA), focusing on the mechanisms by which change is achieved and the impact on ..
  41. Mental Health Literacy Among Korean American Elders
    Yuri Jang; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The proposed study is written in response to the heightened need for research designed to help reduce mental health disparities...
  42. Mental Health and Mexico-U.S. Migration
    JOSHUA A BRESLAU; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..for Psychopathology Using Existing Data Sets) to examine the relationship between migration to the US and mental health in the transnational Mexican- origin population...
  43. Mental Health and Mexico-U.S. Migration
    Joshua Breslau; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..for Psychopathology Using Existing Data Sets) to examine the relationship between migration to the US and mental health in the transnational Mexican- origin population...
  44. Mental Health Assessment and Dynamic Referral for Oncology (MHADRO)
    Edwin Boudreaux; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..9 billion. Mental health and psychosocial factors associated with cancer are poorly recognized and under-treated...
  45. Mental Health Assessment and Dynamic Referral for Oncology (MHADRO)
    Edwin D Boudreaux; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..9 billion. Mental health and psychosocial factors associated with cancer are poorly recognized and under-treated...
  46. Web-based Dissemination Tool (WDT) for Community Mental Health
    DANIELLE SWICK; Fiscal Year: 2009
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): While multiple psychological interventions for mental health(MH)problems in children and youth have established efficacy in research settings, empirically-based interventions (EBIs) are rarely used ..
  47. California MHS Act: Impact on Practice & Organizational Culture in Public Clinics
    Joel Braslow; Fiscal Year: 2009
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This project will analyze the changes in mental health care brought about by the California Mental Health Services Act (MHSA), focusing on the mechanisms by which change is achieved and the impact on ..
  48. California MHS Act: Impact on Practice & Organizational Culture in Public Clinics
    Joel Braslow; Fiscal Year: 2007
    This project will analyze the changes in mental health care brought about by the California Mental Health Services Act (MHSA), focusing on the mechanisms by which change is achieved and the impact on client outcomes...
  49. Web-based Dissemination Tool (WDT) for Community Mental Health
    DANIELLE CORI contact SWICK; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): While multiple psychological interventions for mental health(MH)problems in children and youth have established efficacy in research settings, empirically-based interventions (EBIs) are rarely used ..
  50. MENTAL HEALTH AND BEHAVIOR IN ADOLESCENT STD PREVENTION
    Lydia Shrier; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Adolescents are the population at highest risk for STD/HIV. Studies have suggested that mental health problems, including depression, low self-esteem, and low self-efficacy, may play an important role in the ..
  51. MENTAL HEALTH AND BEHAVIOR IN ADOLESCENT STD PREVENTION
    Lydia Shrier; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Adolescents are the population at highest risk for STD/HIV. Studies have suggested that mental health problems, including depression, low self-esteem, and low self-efficacy, may play an important role in the ..
  52. MENTAL HEALTH AND BEHAVIOR IN ADOLESCENT STD PREVENTION
    Lydia Shrier; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Adolescents are the population at highest risk for STD/HIV. Studies have suggested that mental health problems, including depression, low self-esteem, and low self-efficacy, may play an important role in the ..
  53. MENTAL HEALTH AND BEHAVIOR IN ADOLESCENT STD PREVENTION
    Lydia Shrier; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Adolescents are the population at highest risk for STD/HIV. Studies have suggested that mental health problems, including depression, low self-esteem, and low self-efficacy, may play an important role in the ..
  54. MENTAL HEALTH AND BEHAVIOR IN ADOLESCENT STD PREVENTION
    Lydia Shrier; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Adolescents are the population at highest risk for STD/HIV. Studies have suggested that mental health problems, including depression, low self-esteem, and low self-efficacy, may play an important role in the ..
  55. Conceptions of Mental Illness on the Front-Lines of a Public Mental Health System
    Jennifer P Stuber; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..b>Mental health professionals play an important role as they implement policies and procedures and provide access to services ..
  56. Reducing Ethnic and Racial Bias in Screening for Psychiatric Disorders in Adolesc
    Margarita Alegria; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..in Adolescents" is designed to improve the effectiveness of identification, referral and screening for mental health disorders potentially associated with ethnic/racial disparities in adolescents'receipt of mental health ..
  57. Reducing Ethnic and Racial Bias in Screening for Psychiatric Disorders in Adolesc
    Margarita Alegria; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..in Adolescents" is designed to improve the effectiveness of identification, referral and screening for mental health disorders potentially associated with ethnic/racial disparities in adolescents'receipt of mental health ..
  58. MENTAL AND GLOBAL HEALTH OUTCOMES IN ADOLESCENTS
    Anne Riley; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..and behavioral symptoms, psychiatric diagnoses, and social role functioning will be related to receipt of mental health services and treatment outcome...
  59. Accelerating Utilization of CE Findings in Medicaid Mental Health
    Stephen Crystal; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): State Medicaid programs play a central role in the provision of mental health services in the U.S...
  60. Mental Health Services in NY after WTC Disaster
    Joseph Boscarino; Fiscal Year: 2002
    The purpose of this research is to evaluate the impact of emergency and post-disaster mental health services for New York City (NYC) residents following the World Trade Center disaster (WTCD)...
  61. Mental Health Services in NY after WTC Disaster
    Joseph Boscarino; Fiscal Year: 2004
    The purpose of this research is to evaluate the impact of emergency and post-disaster mental health services for New York City (NYC) residents following the World Trade Center disaster (WTCD)...
  62. Mental Health Services in NY after WTC Disaster
    Joseph Boscarino; Fiscal Year: 2003
    The purpose of this research is to evaluate the impact of emergency and post-disaster mental health services for New York City (NYC) residents following the World Trade Center disaster (WTCD)...
  63. Promoting Engagement of Low Income Clients
    Carol Anderson; Fiscal Year: 2005
    Access to mental health care and treatment engagement are major problems for vulnerable populations living in low-income communities...
  64. Promoting Engagement of Low Income Clients
    Carol Anderson; Fiscal Year: 2004
    Access to mental health care and treatment engagement are major problems for vulnerable populations living in low-income communities...
  65. Promoting Engagement of Low Income Clients
    Carol Anderson; Fiscal Year: 2006
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Access to mental health care and treatment engagement are major problems for vulnerable populations living in low-income communities...
  66. Promoting Engagement of Low Income Clients
    Carol Anderson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Access to mental health care and treatment engagement are major problems for vulnerable populations living in low-income communities...
  67. Mental health in Iraqi refugees: Importance of post-displacement social stressors
    Bengt Birger Arnetz; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..with severe implications for social and occupational functioning while increasing the burden and costs of mental health and social services...
  68. Racial/Ethnic Disparities In Mental Health Service and Medical Care Expenditures
    AUDREY LYNN JONES; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..This is particularl true in the area of mental health. Black and Latino populations are often less likely than Non-Latino Whites to receive timely and accurate ..
  69. PREVENTIVE INTERVENTION FOR FATHERS AFTER DIVORCE
    Sanford Braver; Fiscal Year: 1999
    Children whose parents divorce are often at significantly increased risk for a number of mental health problems, including childhood depression, conduct disorder, and school problems...
  70. Mental Health Effects of the Khmer Rouge Trials in Cambodia
    Jeffrey Sonis; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Cambodian survivors and reduce the desire for revenge, they may be able to reduce the burden of trauma-related mental health problems, such as posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)...
  71. Mental Health Effects of the Khmer Rouge Trials in Cambodia
    JEFFREY H SONIS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Cambodian survivors and reduce the desire for revenge, they may be able to reduce the burden of trauma-related mental health problems, such as posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)...
  72. ENHANCEMENT OF NEUROSCIENCE RESEARCH AND TRAINING
    JAMES TOWNSEL; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..is to increase the capacity of Meharry faculty and students to conduct highly competitive and rigorous mental health research...
  73. Gender, Ethnicity, and Mental Health in a Rural State
    Cathleen Willging; Fiscal Year: 2004
    In the extensive literature on the mental health treatment needs of minority populations, scant attention has been given to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) persons, particularly those living in ethnically-diverse, rural ..
  74. Gender, Ethnicity, and Mental Health in a Rural State
    Cathleen Willging; Fiscal Year: 2004
    In the extensive literature on the mental health treatment needs of minority populations, scant attention has been given to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) persons, particularly those living in ethnically-diverse, rural ..
  75. Gender, Ethnicity, and Mental Health in a Rural State
    Cathleen Willging; Fiscal Year: 2003
    In the extensive literature on the mental health treatment needs of minority populations, scant attention has been given to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) persons, particularly those living in ethnically-diverse, rural ..
  76. Weight Development and Mental Health Symptoms in Adolescent Girls
    Kathleen McTigue; Fiscal Year: 2009
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The inter-relationship between the development of overweight and mental health problems is not well understood...
  77. Multiple Levels of Analysis: Trauma, Violence and PTSD Among Youths'
    Paul Boxer; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..multi-method assessment of youths'exposure to violence in the social environment, anchored to youths'mental health;and to set a foundation for launching new research into the reduction and prevention of the deleterious mental ..
  78. Recruitment of Medical Students to Careers in Mental Health Research
    Gretchen Haas; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..In response to the nation's need to recruit new physician-scientist investigators into the field of mental health research, this renewal application requests support for 5R25MH054318-14, "Recruitment of Medical Students into ..
  79. New Mexico Mental Health Mentorship/Education Program
    Howard Waitzkin; Fiscal Year: 2005
    The New Mexico Mentorship and Education Program (MEP) focuses on minority mental health issues in primary care settings, especially disparities in mental health outcomes...
  80. Adoption of Innovations for Mental Health Care in Pediatric Primary Care
    Jeanne M Van Cleave; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): As pediatric mental health care grows more complex and the shortage of child mental health specialists worsens, achieving widespread adoption of innovative delivery models to promote high-quality ..
  81. ECONOMICS OF MANAGED BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CARE
    Richard Scheffler; Fiscal Year: 2002
    This is an application for a Senior Scientist Awar5d to study the new economic relationships in mental health services created through the advent and growth of managed care, capitation, decentralization, and market competition within the ..
  82. Multi-Method Ethnographic Assessment of Behavioral Health Reform in New Mexico
    Cathleen Willging; Fiscal Year: 2006
    The State of New Mexico will implement a major reform in managed mental health service delivery for low-income populations in July 2005...
  83. Adoption of Innovations for Mental Health Care in Pediatric Primary Care
    Jeanne Van Cleave; Fiscal Year: 2009
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): As pediatric mental health care grows more complex and the shortage of child mental health specialists worsens, achieving widespread adoption of innovative delivery models to promote high-quality ..
  84. ECONOMICS OF MANAGED BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CARE
    Richard Scheffler; Fiscal Year: 2004
    This is an application for a Senior Scientist Awar5d to study the new economic relationships in mental health services created through the advent and growth of managed care, capitation, decentralization, and market competition within the ..
  85. The role of mental health, support and coping on the HIV risk protective and prom
    David J Malebranche; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..provided by applicant): HIV is disproportionately impacting Black men in the South, and the role of mental health determinants (e.g...
  86. Multi-Method Ethnographic Assessment of Behavioral Health Reform in New Mexico
    Cathleen Willging; Fiscal Year: 2006
    The State of New Mexico will implement a major reform in managed mental health service delivery for low-income populations in July 2005...
  87. New Mexico Mental Health Mentorship/Education Program
    Howard Waitzkin; Fiscal Year: 2006
    The New Mexico Mentorship and Education Program (MEP) focuses on minority mental health issues in primary care settings, especially disparities in mental health outcomes...
  88. Multi-Method Ethnographic Assessment of Behavioral Health Reform in New Mexico
    Cathleen Willging; Fiscal Year: 2007
    The State of New Mexico will implement a major reform in managed mental health service delivery for low-income populations in July 2005...
  89. ECONOMICS OF MANAGED BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CARE
    Richard Scheffler; Fiscal Year: 2003
    This is an application for a Senior Scientist Awar5d to study the new economic relationships in mental health services created through the advent and growth of managed care, capitation, decentralization, and market competition within the ..
  90. ECONOMICS OF MANAGED BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CARE
    Richard Scheffler; Fiscal Year: 2001
    This is an application for a Senior Scientist Awar5d to study the new economic relationships in mental health services created through the advent and growth of managed care, capitation, decentralization, and market competition within the ..
  91. ECONOMICS OF MANAGED BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CARE
    Richard Scheffler; Fiscal Year: 2000
    This is an application for a Senior Scientist Awar5d to study the new economic relationships in mental health services created through the advent and growth of managed care, capitation, decentralization, and market competition within the ..
  92. New Mexico Mental Health Mentorship/Education Program
    Howard Waitzkin; Fiscal Year: 2009
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The New Mexico Mentorship and Education Program (MEP) focuses on minority mental health issues in primary care settings, especially disparities in mental health outcomes...
  93. Mental Health Outcomes in Abused Women (Polaris DV-MH)
    LINDA TOCHE MANLEY; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..1 of the most destructive social problems for women and families: domestic violence and the co-morbidity of mental health problems...