mental health


Summary: The state wherein the person is well adjusted.

Top Publications

  1. 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
  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. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. ncbi Psychosocial work environment and mental health--a meta-analytic review
    Stephen Stansfeld
    Centre for Psychiatry, Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Joseph Rotblat Building, Barts and London, Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, Charterhouse Square, London EC1 6BQ, United Kindom
    Scand J Work Environ Health 32:443-62. 2006
  8. ncbi 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
  9. 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
  10. pmc Change in level of positive mental health as a predictor of future risk of mental illness
    Corey L M Keyes
    Department of Sociology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:2366-71. 2010

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  1. 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...
  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. 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 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.
  4. 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...
  5. 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 ..
  6. 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...
  7. ncbi Psychosocial work environment and mental health--a meta-analytic review
    Stephen Stansfeld
    Centre for Psychiatry, Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Joseph Rotblat Building, Barts and London, Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, Charterhouse Square, London EC1 6BQ, United Kindom
    Scand J Work Environ Health 32:443-62. 2006
  8. ncbi 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
  9. 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...
  10. pmc Change in level of positive mental health as a predictor of future risk of mental illness
    Corey L M Keyes
    Department of Sociology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:2366-71. 2010
    We sought to describe the prevalence of mental health and illness, the stability of both diagnoses over time, and whether changes in mental health level predicted mental illness in a cohort group.
  11. 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...
  12. ncbi 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.
  13. ncbi Psychological and physical well-being during unemployment: a meta-analytic study
    Frances McKee-Ryan
    Department of Management, Marketing, and International Business, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    J Appl Psychol 90:53-76. 2005
    ..mature unemployed) moderated the relationship between mental health and unemployment, but the current unemployment rate and the amount of unemployment benefits did not...
  14. ncbi 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...
  15. pmc Population-based cohort study of incident and persistent arm pain: role of mental health, self-rated health and health beliefs
    K T Palmer
    MRC Epidemiology Resource Centre, Community Clinical Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, England SO16 6YD, UK
    Pain 136:30-7. 2008
    ..At baseline questions were asked about pain in the arm (lasting >or=1day in the prior 12months), mental health (Short-Form 36 (SF-36MH)), somatising tendency (the Brief Symptom Inventory (BSI)), SRH, and beliefs about ..
  16. ncbi Is physical activity in natural environments better for mental health than physical activity in other environments?
    Richard Mitchell
    Centre for Research on Environment, Society and Health, Institute of Health and Wellbeing, University of Glasgow, 1, Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G20 0TY, United Kingdom
    Soc Sci Med 91:130-4. 2013
    ..of contact with a natural environment; physical activity in a natural environment might produce greater mental health benefits than physical activity elsewhere...
  17. ncbi The mental health risks of economic crisis in Spain: evidence from primary care centres, 2006 and 2010
    Margalida Gili
    Institut Universitari d Investigacio en Ciencies de la Salut IUNICS, University of Balearic Islands, 07122 Palma de Mallorca, Spain
    Eur J Public Health 23:103-8. 2013
    ..We investigated the associations of the recession on the frequency of mood, anxiety, somatoform, alcohol-related and eating disorders among those visiting Spanish primary care settings...
  18. pmc Mental disorders in megacities: findings from the São Paulo megacity mental health survey, Brazil
    Laura Helena Andrade
    Section of Psychiatric Epidemiology LIM 23, Department and Institute of Psychiatry, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    PLoS ONE 7:e31879. 2012
    ..We examined socio-demographic correlates, aspects of urban living such as internal migration, exposure to violence, and neighborhood-level social deprivation with 12-month mental disorders...
  19. ncbi 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...
  20. ncbi 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.
  21. 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.
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. ncbi Urinary incontinence and its relationship to mental health and health-related quality of life in men and women in Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States
    Karin S Coyne
    United BioSource Corporation, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Eur Urol 61:88-95. 2012
    ..Additional research is needed to examine the prevalence and burden of UI subtype including postmicturition incontinence, nocturnal enuresis, coital incontinence, and incontinence for unspecified reasons...
  25. ncbi 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)...
  26. 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.
  27. pmc Identifying psychosocial interventions that improve both physical and mental health in patients with diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Elaine Harkness
    National Institute for Health Research School for Primary Care Research, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Diabetes Care 33:926-30. 2010
    Patients with diabetes suffer high rates of mental health problems, and this combination is associated with poor outcomes...
  28. 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 ..
  29. ncbi Climate change and mental health: a causal pathways framework
    Helen Louise Berry
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, College of Medicine, Biology and Environment, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    Int J Public Health 55:123-32. 2010
    ..change will bring more frequent, long lasting and severe adverse weather events and these changes will affect mental health. We propose an explanatory framework to enhance consideration of how these effects may operate and to ..
  30. 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...
  31. 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.
  32. 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...
  33. ncbi Predisplacement and postdisplacement factors associated with mental health of refugees and internally displaced persons: a meta-analysis
    Matthew Porter
    Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, Department of Pediatric Psychiatry, New York, NY 10032, USA
    JAMA 294:602-12. 2005
    ..To date, no empirical synthesis of research on these issues has been undertaken...
  34. ncbi 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 ..
  35. 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...
  36. 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...
  37. pmc Social disconnectedness, perceived isolation, and health among older adults
    Erin York Cornwell
    Department of Sociology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 50:31-48. 2009
    ..extent to which social disconnectedness and perceived isolation have distinct associations with physical and mental health among older adults...
  38. pmc Twelve-month prevalence of and risk factors for suicide attempts in the World Health Organization World Mental Health Surveys
    Guilherme Borges
    National Institute of Psychiatry, Mexico City, Mexico
    J Clin Psychiatry 71:1617-28. 2010
  39. 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 ..
  40. ncbi Mental health of Cambodian refugees 2 decades after resettlement in the United States
    Grant N Marshall
    RAND, Santa Monica, Calif 90407, USA
    JAMA 294:571-9. 2005
    Little is known about the long-term mental health of trauma-exposed refugees years after permanent resettlement in host countries.
  41. ncbi Violence against women by their intimate partner during pregnancy and postnatal depression: a prospective cohort study
    Ana Bernarda Ludermir
    Programa de Pós Graduação Integrado em Saúde Coletiva, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Hospital das Clinicas, Cidade Universitaria, Recife, PE, Brazil
    Lancet 376:903-10. 2010
    Partner violence against women is common during pregnancy and might have an adverse effect on the mental health of women after delivery...
  42. ncbi Postpartum mental health screening and diagnosis by obstetrician-gynecologists
    Meaghan Leddy
    Department of Research, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Washington, DC 20024, USA
    J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol 32:27-34. 2011
    ..Ob-gyns are screening for PPD/PPP, though not universally so. Future research should identify ways to mitigate screening barriers...
  43. ncbi Exploring the associations between intimate partner violence and women's mental health: evidence from a population-based study in Paraguay
    Kanako Ishida
    Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy, NE Mail Stop K 23, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Soc Sci Med 71:1653-61. 2010
    ..Health, we examine the association between emotional, physical, and sexual intimate partner violence (IPV) and mental health among women aged 15-44 years who have ever been married or in a consensual union...
  44. pmc Change in mental health after smoking cessation: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Gemma Taylor
    School of Health and Population Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    BMJ 348:g1151. 2014
    To investigate change in mental health after smoking cessation compared with continuing to smoke.
  45. ncbi Lifestyle and mental health
    Roger Walsh
    University of California, Irvine College of Medicine, 92697 1675, USA
    Am Psychol 66:579-92. 2011
    b>Mental health professionals have significantly underestimated the importance of lifestyle factors (a) as contributors to and treatments for multiple psychopathologies, (b) for fostering individual and social well-being, and (c) for ..
  46. pmc Association between fear of crime and mental health and physical functioning
    Mai Stafford
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, London, UK
    Am J Public Health 97:2076-81. 2007
    ..Studies have reported an inverse association between fear of crime and subjective mental and physical health. We investigated the direction of causality and the curtailment of physical and social activities as a possible mediating pathway...
  47. ncbi A meta-analysis of pathological gaming prevalence and comorbidity with mental health, academic and social problems
    Christopher J Ferguson
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, Texas A and M International University, Laredo, TX 78041, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 45:1573-8. 2011
    b>Mental health professionals, policy makers and the general public continue to debate the issue of pathological video gaming. Scholars disagree on the prevalence and diagnostic criteria for this potential new disorder...
  48. ncbi Does violence affect one gender more than the other? The mental health impact of violence among male and female university students
    Patrizia Romito
    Department of Psychology, University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy
    Soc Sci Med 65:1222-34. 2007
    ..b>Mental health outcomes included: depression, panic attacks, heavy alcohol use, eating problems, suicidal ideation and ..
  49. ncbi Crime, fear of crime, environment, and mental health and wellbeing: mapping review of theories and causal pathways
    Theo Lorenc
    Department of Social and Environmental Health Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SH, UK
    Health Place 18:757-65. 2012
    ..The framework also helps to identify unexpected factors which may affect intervention success, such as the risk of adverse effects from crime prevention interventions as a result of raising awareness of crime...
  50. pmc Youth, sexual risk-taking behavior, and mental health: a study of university students in Uganda
    Anette Agardh
    Social Medicine and Global Health, Department of Clinical Sciences Malmo, Lund University, CRC, Entrance 72, Malmo University Hospital, 205 02, Malmo, Sweden
    Int J Behav Med 19:208-16. 2012
    Little focus has been paid to the role of mental health among young people with regard to risky sexual behavior and HIV prevention in sub-Saharan Africa...
  51. ncbi Conceptual framework for personal recovery in mental health: systematic review and narrative synthesis
    Mary Leamy
    King s College London, Health Service and Population Research Department Box P029, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, Denmark Hill, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 199:445-52. 2011
    ..No systematic review and narrative synthesis on personal recovery in mental illness has been undertaken...
  52. pmc The effect of physical multimorbidity, mental health conditions and socioeconomic deprivation on unplanned admissions to hospital: a retrospective cohort study
    Rupert A Payne
    Cambridge Centre for Health Services Research, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    CMAJ 185:E221-8. 2013
    ..Furthermore, socioeconomic deprivation and mental health comorbidity may lead to additional unplanned admissions...
  53. ncbi Screening for mood and anxiety disorders with the five-item, the three-item, and the two-item Mental Health Inventory
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychiatry Res 168:250-5. 2009
    The Mental Health Inventory (MHI)-5 is an attractive, brief screening questionnaire for depression and anxiety disorders...
  54. 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...
  55. ncbi 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 ..
  56. 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.
  57. ncbi 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 ..
  58. 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...
  59. 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...
  60. ncbi Associations of neighbourhood greenness with physical and mental health: do walking, social coherence and local social interaction explain the relationships?
    T Sugiyama
    University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:e9. 2008
    ..Studies have shown associations between health indices and access to "green" environments but the underlying mechanisms of this association are not clear...
  61. pmc Canadian normative data for the SF-36 health survey. Canadian Multicentre Osteoporosis Study Research Group
    W M Hopman
    MacKenzie Health Services Research Group, Queen s University, Kingston, Ont
    CMAJ 163:265-71. 2000
    ..Published norms for the SF-36 exist for other countries but have not been previously published for Canada...
  62. 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 ..
  63. ncbi 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...
  64. 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.
  65. 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...
  66. 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.
  67. 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 ..
  68. pmc Technology-based interventions for mental health in tertiary students: systematic review
    Louise Farrer
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra ACT, Australia
    J Med Internet Res 15:e101. 2013
    ..However, many universities have limited resources available to support student mental health. Technology-based interventions may be highly relevant to university populations...
  69. ncbi Mental health among older adults in Japan: do sources of social support and negative interaction make a difference?
    Hideki Okabayashi
    Department of Psychology, Meisei University, 2 1 1 Hodokubo, Hino City, Tokyo 191 8506, Japan
    Soc Sci Med 59:2259-70. 2004
    ..e., spouse, children, and other relatives and friends) have differential impact on mental health. Data for this research came from a national probability sample of 2200 persons aged 60 and over in Japan...
  70. ncbi A multi-institutional study exploring the impact of positive mental health on medical students' professionalism in an era of high burnout
    Liselotte N Dyrbye
    Department of Medicine, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55906, USA
    Acad Med 87:1024-31. 2012
    ..burnout is associated with erosion of professionalism and serious personal consequences, whether positive mental health can enhance professionalism and how it shapes personal experience remain poorly understood...
  71. pmc Gender differences in physical and mental health outcomes among an aging cohort of individuals with a history of heroin dependence
    Christine E Grella
    UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, University of California, Los Angeles, 11075 Santa Monica Blvd, Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90025 7535, United States
    Addict Behav 37:306-12. 2012
    ..This paper examines the health status and functioning of an aging cohort of individuals with a history of heroin dependence with a focus on gender differences...
  72. ncbi Workplace-based work disability prevention interventions for workers with common mental health conditions: a review of the literature
    Georgia Pomaki
    Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada
    J Occup Rehabil 22:182-95. 2012
    To summarize evidence on workplace-based work disability prevention (WDP) interventions in workers with common mental health conditions (CMHCs)...
  73. ncbi The effects of parent-child relationships on later life mental health status in two national birth cohorts
    Z Morgan
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester LE5 4PW, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 47:1707-15. 2012
    ..In the face of growing interest in mental health promotion, it is important to establish the impact of this potentially remediable risk factor.
  74. 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...
  75. 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...
  76. ncbi 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 ..
  77. ncbi 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...
  78. 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.
  79. 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
  80. 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...
  81. 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.
  82. 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 ..
  83. 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.
  84. ncbi 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.
  85. 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...
  86. 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...
  87. 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...
  88. 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...
  89. 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.
  90. ncbi 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...
  91. 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...
  92. 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 ..
  93. 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).
  94. 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...
  95. 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...
  96. ncbi 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...
  97. ncbi 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...
  98. 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...
  99. ncbi Dementia care: mental health effects, intervention strategies, and clinical implications
    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...
  100. 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...
  101. 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.

Research Grants83

  1. Behavioral Activation Therapy for Rural Veterans with Diabetes and Depression
    Aanand Dinkar Naik; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..distress and self-efficacy and sociodemographics) and facility- level factors (availability of medical and mental health services by clinical site). Exploratory Aim 2b...
  2. Genetics and Haloperidol Response
    Robert J Hitzemann; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The proposed research described in "Genetics and Haloperidol Response" addresses one of our most difficult mental health problems both within and outside of the VA, namely the treatment of psychosis...
  3. 5-HT transporter function: Interaction of hormones and antidepressants
    Alan Frazer; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: With the recent combat deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan, treating the mental health care needs of veterans will be a continuing challenge for years to come...
  4. Epigenetics of Sex Differences in Brain and Behavior
    BRIDGET NUGENT; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..provided by applicant): The presence of robust gender differences in the frequency and intensity of mental health and neurological disorders underscores a need to identify the fundamental mechanisms mediating the ..
  5. Mechanism of action of omega-3 fatty acids in brain injury
    CHARLES NICHOLAS SERHAN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..diabetes, arthritis, obesity, macular degeneration, dry eye, osteoporosis, Alzheimer's disease and mental health disorders, and there is evidence from clinical and experimental studies that omega-3 fatty acids are endowed ..
  6. Regulation of AKAP79 Postsynaptic Membrane Targeting
    MARK L DELL'ACQUA; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..altered synaptic plasticity and cognition in neurological disorders such as Alzheimer's and epilepsy and mental health disorders such as Down syndrome and schizophrenia...
  7. Biology of IGFs in Bone
    Thomas L Clemens; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..These studies will be performed in collaboration with Bryan Roth and the National Institute of Mental Health's Psychoactive Drug Screening Program (NIMH-PDSP), to determine if OC can activate distinct peptidergic ..
  8. Epigenomic Events in Development of the Locus Coeruleus Noradrenergic Neurons
    Jan Krzysztof Blusztajn; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..This study, supported by an R21 mechanism that focuses on a single population of neurons highly relevant to mental health (the LCNN), will serve as a proof of concept for our long- term goal: to establish a comprehensive atlas of ..
  9. Cellular and Animal Models of FUS Mutations in ALS
    Eric J Huang; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..impacts on many disciplines in biomedical research, including cancer biology, neurodegeneration, aging, and mental health. Although most mutations are found in the highly conserved C-terminal region of the FUS protein, the precise ..
  10. Efficacy of GABAA a5 receptor inverse agonists in learning impaired rats
    EARL MICHAEL GIBBS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Commercialization opportunities will be realized via drug development efforts for treating mental health disorders...
  11. Dietary Supplement Creatine for Adolescent Females with SSRI-Resistant Depression
    PERRY FRANKLIN RENSHAW; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..mechanistic target, supports specific strategies outlined in the strategic plans of the National Institute of Mental Health and the Office of Dietary Supplements...
  12. PS11-003 Minority AIDS Research Initiative
    ..preliminary research findings to benefit sexual health education needs identified within the local adolescent mental health community...
  13. Cell stress, development, and stimulant-induced behavior: Regulation by GSK3
    Marjelo A Mines; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: Mental health disorders are the leading cause of disability in the United States, accounting for 25 percent of all years of ..
  14. Dopamine's Role in the Rapid Estradiol Enhancement of Excitatory Synapses
    ..Amelia Eisch. Additionally the department houses the Women's Mental Health Center tasked with providing rapid detection and treatment and to direct research centered on mechanisms of ..
  15. Design and Synthesis of Anxioselective Anxiolytics
    James M Cook; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The understanding and treatment of pathological anxiety have long been a prime concern in regard to mental health. Alterations in GABAA function from controls are known to occur in many anxiety disorders including panic ..
  16. Neuropeptide modulation of biogenic amine function and aggression in a crustacean
    Maria A Sosa; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This knowledge will ultimately be of use in the future design of new forms of treatment for mental health and other CNS ailments related with these transmitter and modulatory systems.
  17. Inflammatory hyperalgesia due to TRPV1, the pepper spray receptor in the cornea
    Sharona E Gordon; Fiscal Year: 2013 painful stimuli during inflammation (inflammatory hyperalgesia) profoundly influences our physical and mental health, as well as our economic and social well-being...
  18. Early social stress, novelty seeking, and impulsive behavior
    David M Lyons; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..According to the World Health Organization, stress- related mental health disorders will be the second leading cause of all medical disabilities by the year 2020...
  19. The New England Family Study: Fifty Year Post-Perinatal Follow-Up for Life Course
    ERIC contact LOUCKS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..function, childhood blood pressure, childhood body growth and obesity, childhood neglect and maternal mental health)...
  20. Postpartum Depression: Role of Sleep &Genetic Risk in Postpartum Mood Disorders
    Katherine M Sharkey; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Sharkey intensive training in genetics, advanced statistics, psychiatric research methods, and women's mental health. Training includes formal didactics, supervised hands-on tutorials, and mentored research...
  21. Genetic Vulnerability to Alcohol Withdrawal and Genetically Correlated Behaviors
    Kari J Buck; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..NARRATIVE Abuse and dependence on alcohol and other sedative-hypnotic drugs continue to be substantial mental health problems that face United States veterans...
  22. Inflammation and Sub-Clinical Renal Damage in Cocaine-Dependent African Americans
    ..covariate analysis include addiction severity, demographic, income, and education variables, and physical and mental health functioning...
    Raphael Kopan; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..methodology to chromatin immunoprecipitation Project Abstract A wide variety of genetic or drug-induced mental health disorders have been linked to altered functions of transcription factors, be it drug-induced or caused by ..
  24. Developmental Regulation of Brain and Behavior
    JULI S WADE; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..of factors critical to normal development of brain morphology and behavior, and can lead to the discovery of solutions to problems, including those associated with mental health disorders such as autism, schizophrenia and depression.
  25. Web-based Patient-Reported Outcomes (PRO) System for Breast Cancer Survivors
    JOHN CHRISTOPHER WEISS; Fiscal Year: 2010 to previous clinical documentation of ancillary factors such as QOL, substance abuse, tobacco use, mental health status;3...
    Helen A Baghdoyan; Fiscal Year: 2013
    Cholinergic neurotransmission has unique relevance for mental health. Acetylcholine (ACh) plays a key role in generating the rapid eye movement (REM) phase of sleep, and REM sleep abnormalities typify some forms of depression...
  27. PTSD Hyperarousal Symptoms Treated with Physiological Stress Management
    WALTON THOMPSON ROTH; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Relevance to health and the VA mission: Many of our clients at the VA Palo Alto Mental Health Outpatient Services for PTSD are veterans of Iraq who need help with hyperarousal symptoms...
  28. Conservative Versus Dialytic Management in Stage V Chronic Kidney Disease
    GLENN MATTHEW CHERTOW; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..of life, symptoms and burden of advanced CKD, physical function, physical activity, cognitive function, mental health, nutritional and inflammatory status, body composition, blood pressure and pulse wave velocity, ..
  29. Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in Pregnant Women with Depressive Disorder
    Deborah Kim; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..and mentorship to support her development as an independent clinician scientist in the field of perinatal mental health. The long-term career goals of the Candidate are 1) To establish a program of research focusing on the ..
  30. NeuroMolecular consequences of adolescent binge drinking
    Toni R Pak; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Recent data from the Department of Health and Human Services: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (2005) showed that over 90% of alcohol consumption by youth follows a "binge pattern", ..
  31. 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...
  32. A Cohort Study of Preterm Delivery in Relation to Partner Abuse, Mood and Anxiety
    Michelle A Williams; Fiscal Year: 2013 is to provide much-needed fundamental information concerning risk of PTD in relation to women's mental health status and exposure to violence before and during pregnancy...
  33. Integrated Treatment for Smoking Cessation &Anxiety in People with HIV
    Michael J Zvolensky; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This is an interdisciplinary research proposal that involves collaboration between clinical psychologists, physicians, and mental health/HIV counselors.
  34. A twin study of ovarian hormones and disordered eating
    Kelly L Klump; Fiscal Year: 2012
    PROJECT SUMMARY This application is in response to PA-07-126 "Women's Mental Health and Sex/Gender Differences Research...
  35. Adolescent Alcohol,Dysregulated Stress System, and PTSD Vulnerability
    GERHARD H SCHULTEIS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..are less than 25 years old, and this same age group is reported to be at increased risk for PTSD and other mental health complications from combat deployment relative to veterans 40 years or older...
  36. Prevalence of DSM-IV Disorders in an Multi-Center HIV+ Women's Cohort
    Judith A Cook; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..To date, assessment of mental health and substance use in the WIHS has been limited to self- reported symptoms of depression and anxiety, and self-..
  37. Biobehavioral Role of Brain Kynurenine Metabolism in Mental Illness
    JASON C O'CONNOR; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..cytokines act in the brain to regulate important biobehavioral processes that are critical for physical and mental health. Patients receiving cytokine immunotherapy for treatment of viral infections or malignancies and those ..
  38. Exercise Intervention for Smoking
    Michael J Zvolensky; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..across disciplines: between clinical psychologists, psychiatrists, physicians, smoking cessation and mental health counselors...
  39. Using a Biomarker Panel for Detecting Adolescent Depression
    John A Bilello; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: Depression (major depressive disorder, MDD) is the most common mental health disorder in the United States among teens and adults...
  40. Web-Based Program to Improve Antidepressant Medication Adherence
    Rebekah K Hersch; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..5% of the U.S. population age 18 years of age and older. Among mental health problems, major depressive disorder is the leading cause of disability in the U.S...
    Susan K McConnell; Fiscal Year: 2013 the formation and elaboration of cortical circuits have fundamental implications for vision, cognition, and mental health, since defects in the migration and connectivity of cortical neurons are associated with a variety of ..
  42. Treatment Implications of Trauma Memory Modulation for PTSD & Alcohol Dependence
    Michael E Saladin; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..stress disorder (PTSD) and alcohol dependence (AD) is one of the most frequently occurring and debilitating mental health comorbidities...
  43. Project LOVE: Preventing Adolescent Dating Violence among Rural African Americans
    Dionne Smith Coker-Appiah; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..I have received excellent preparation in the areas of mental health, ADV, community-based participatory research (CBPR), and qualitative research design and data analysis...
  44. Nuclear Receptor Networks in Human Disease
    Frances M Sladek; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This is particularly true for metabolic diseases and diseases affecting mental health. As is often the case with such illnesses, regulators of gene expression, as well as their specific target ..
  45. Molecular mechanisms of neural plasticity in drug addiction
    LAURA NICOLE SMITH; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..are considered abusers of one or more substances despite serious negative consequences (Substance Abuse &Mental Health Services Administration, 2008)...
  46. Aptamer probes for Epigenetic Peptide Targets
    MARK PATRICK MCPIKE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..For example, mental health diseases such as bipolar disorder and schizophrenia are associated with epigenetic changes in the promoters of ..
  47. The Effects of Estradiol on Genetic Risk for Disordered Eating During Puberty
    Kelly L Klump; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Eating disorders are significant mental health problems that affect over 5 million women in the United States...
  48. AIDS, Immune Activation and Mental Health
    Robert Dantzer; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..patients than in the general population, the biological mechanisms that are responsible for this decline in mental health remain unknown...
  49. The Effect of Maternal Stress on Perinatal Development
    LISA J ECKLUND-FLORES; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Ultimately this creates the potential for the formation of early interventions for mental health disparities in high-risk groups...
  50. Mission Reconnect: Promoting Resilience and Reintegration of Post-Deployment Vete
    Janet Kahn; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): There is an urgent and growing need for mental health interventions supporting both short- and long-term reintegration of veterans of OIF and OEF into their communities and significant relationships...
  51. A Program of Research and Mentorship on Alcohol Use and Intimate Partner Violence
    Gregory L Stuart; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..IPV results in devastating consequences, including physical and mental health problems, divorce, suicide, and spousal homicide...
  52. Placebo Effects in the Treatment of Depression: Cognitive and Neural Mechanisms
    Bret R Rutherford; Fiscal Year: 2013 activities is the Columbia University Department of Psychiatry, which is a world-renowned center of mental health research and education...
  53. Circadian Programs in Bacteria
    Carl Hirschie Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Biological clocks have been found to be crucial for physical and mental health;cancer, metabolic disorders, cardiovascular disease, and depression are associated with the disruption of ..
  54. A Mouse Model for Emotional Disorder Caused by Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
    ANTON J REINER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..and emotional disability that commonly results from mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a major public mental health problem...
  55. OEF/OIF Veterans with PTSD in Mental Health Residential Treatment Programs
    Eric Slade; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Information about the costs, savings, and services utilization impacts of Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) mental health residential rehabilitation treatment services for Veterans of Operations Enduring Freedom (OEF) and Operation ..
    Michael W Miller; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..cause of mental retardation in the USA), and it provides insights into the etiology of other (often co-morbid) mental health disorders (e.g., attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and autism)...
  57. Addressing Oral Health Disparities in Individuals with Mental Health Problems
    Lisa J Heaton; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of risk factors that contribute to the complex relationship between poor oral health outcomes and mental health problems...
  58. Qualitative Study of Mental Health Recovery in Dual Diagnosed Homeless
    DEBORAH KAY PADGETT; Fiscal Year: 2013
    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 ..
  59. Function of Microtubule Plus-End-Tracking Proteins in the Neuronal Growth Cone
    Laura Anne Lowery; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of research that will illuminate how the growth cone cytoskeleton is coordinated during axon guidance, the knowledge of which may eventually be applied to understanding the basis of neurodevelopmental and mental health disorders.
    Terry W Osborn; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The National Institute of Mental Health is specifically seeking the development of biomarkers for psychiatric disorders...
  61. Health and Retirement Survey for India
    David Bloom; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..the following core areas: demographics;family structure and transfers;health (diseases, functional health, mental health, and anchoring vignettes);diet and health behavior;health insurance and health care utilization;employment, ..
  62. Anxiety Sensitivity, Menstrual Cycle Phase, and Panic-Relevant Responding
    Yael Nillni; Fiscal Year: 2011
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The prevalence of panic disorder, a debilitating mental health problem characterized by recurrent, unexpected panic attacks, is 2 times higher among females relative to males...
  63. CBPR on Active Living and Recovery for Racial/Ethnic Groups with Mental Illness
    Yoshitaka Iwasaki; Fiscal Year: 2010 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 ..
  64. 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 ..
  65. 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...
  66. 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...
  67. 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 (..
  68. Mental Health Outcomes in Abused Women
    LINDA L TOCHE MANLEY; Fiscal Year: 2010 well as the multiple social institutions and agencies that must grapple with its effects: Child Welfare, Mental Health, Law Enforcement, and Domestic Violence...
  69. 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 ..
  70. 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...
  71. 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 ..
  72. 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...
    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 ..
  74. Reducing Ethnic and Racial Bias in Screening for Psychiatric Disorders in Adolesc
    Margarita Alegria; Fiscal Year: 2010 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 ..
  75. 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...
  76. 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)...
  77. 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 ..
    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...
  79. 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 ..
  80. 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)...
    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 ..
  82. 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...
  83. 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...