Nancy J Thompson

Summary

Affiliation: Emory University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Distance delivery of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for depression: project UPLIFT
    Nancy J Thompson
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 19:247-54. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Development of the Adult Epilepsy Self-Management Measurement Instrument (AESMMI)
    Cam Escoffery
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Rd, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA Electronic address
    Epilepsy Behav 50:172-83. 2015
  3. pmc A dyadic model of living with epilepsy based on the perspectives of adults with epilepsy and their support persons
    Elizabeth Reisinger Walker
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management, Emory University, USA Electronic address
    Epilepsy Behav 53:1-9. 2015
  4. pmc Perspectives of adults with epilepsy and their support persons on self-management support
    Elizabeth Reisinger Walker
    Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Qual Health Res 24:1553-66. 2014
  5. pmc Testing the utility of a modified organ donation model among African American adults
    Dana H Z Robinson
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University, 1518 Clifton Rd, Rm 521, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Behav Med 35:364-74. 2012
  6. pmc Project ACTS II: organ donation education for African American adults
    Kimberly R Jacob Arriola
    Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Ethn Dis 23:230-7. 2013
  7. pmc A mixed methods analysis of support for self-management behaviors: perspectives of people with epilepsy and their support providers
    Elizabeth Reisinger Walker
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University, USA Electronic address
    Epilepsy Behav 31:152-9. 2014
  8. doi request reprint Formative and process evaluations of a cognitive-behavioral therapy and mindfulness intervention for people with epilepsy and depression
    Elizabeth Reisinger Walker
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 19:239-46. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Increasing the use of bicycle helmets: lessons from behavioral science
    Nancy J Thompson
    Division of Behavioral Science and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30036, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 46:191-7. 2002
  10. doi request reprint Alcohol-related risk behaviors and sports participation among adolescents: an analysis of 2005 Youth Risk Behavior Survey data
    Darren Mays
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, Georgia 30030, USA
    J Adolesc Health 44:87-9. 2009

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  1. doi request reprint Distance delivery of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for depression: project UPLIFT
    Nancy J Thompson
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 19:247-54. 2010
    ..Findings indicate that distance delivery of group MBCT can be effective in reducing symptoms of depression in people with epilepsy. Directions for future research are proposed...
  2. doi request reprint Development of the Adult Epilepsy Self-Management Measurement Instrument (AESMMI)
    Cam Escoffery
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Rd, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA Electronic address
    Epilepsy Behav 50:172-83. 2015
    ..A subsequent analytic phase, reported in a companion article, will use factor analysis to identify and validate the subscale structure of the domains. ..
  3. pmc A dyadic model of living with epilepsy based on the perspectives of adults with epilepsy and their support persons
    Elizabeth Reisinger Walker
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management, Emory University, USA Electronic address
    Epilepsy Behav 53:1-9. 2015
    ..This model could serve as a basis for future research and intervention efforts focused on ways to reduce illness intrusiveness and improve quality of life for persons with epilepsy and their supporters. ..
  4. pmc Perspectives of adults with epilepsy and their support persons on self-management support
    Elizabeth Reisinger Walker
    Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Qual Health Res 24:1553-66. 2014
    ..Seizure control shaped individuals' experiences with self-management and support within each group. The self-management continuum provides a new aspect that can be integrated into existing models of self- and family management. ..
  5. pmc Testing the utility of a modified organ donation model among African American adults
    Dana H Z Robinson
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University, 1518 Clifton Rd, Rm 521, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Behav Med 35:364-74. 2012
    ..The significance of these variables speaks to the importance of their inclusion in a model that focuses on the African American population and offers new direction for more effective donation education efforts...
  6. pmc Project ACTS II: organ donation education for African American adults
    Kimberly R Jacob Arriola
    Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Ethn Dis 23:230-7. 2013
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  7. pmc A mixed methods analysis of support for self-management behaviors: perspectives of people with epilepsy and their support providers
    Elizabeth Reisinger Walker
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University, USA Electronic address
    Epilepsy Behav 31:152-9. 2014
    ..Additionally, the results provide information to improve or expand current measures of support for epilepsy self-management to better assess the experiences of people with epilepsy and their support persons. ..
  8. doi request reprint Formative and process evaluations of a cognitive-behavioral therapy and mindfulness intervention for people with epilepsy and depression
    Elizabeth Reisinger Walker
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 19:239-46. 2010
    ..Overall, the results from both evaluations indicate that participants felt that Project UPLIFT was acceptable and perceived to be beneficial...
  9. ncbi request reprint Increasing the use of bicycle helmets: lessons from behavioral science
    Nancy J Thompson
    Division of Behavioral Science and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30036, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 46:191-7. 2002
    ..This paper describes the behavioral principles and their application to the problem of increasing bicycle helmet use. Recommendations for practitioners are included...
  10. doi request reprint Alcohol-related risk behaviors and sports participation among adolescents: an analysis of 2005 Youth Risk Behavior Survey data
    Darren Mays
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, Georgia 30030, USA
    J Adolesc Health 44:87-9. 2009
    ..Male sports participants were more likely to report heavy drinking and driving after drinking in the past month. Females were less likely to report ever drinking, early drinking, and drinking in the past month...
  11. ncbi request reprint Social environment factors associated with suicide attempt among low-income African Americans: the protective role of family relationships and social support
    Michael T Compton
    Emory University School of Medicine, Dept of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Atlanta GA 30303, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 40:175-85. 2005
    ..This study focused on two important dimensions of the social environment, family relationships and social support, as well as an important person-level risk factor--depressive symptoms...
  12. pmc Project ACTS: an intervention to increase organ and tissue donation intentions among African Americans
    Kimberly Arriola
    Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Health Educ Behav 37:264-74. 2010
    ..Project ACTS may be an effective tool for stimulating family discussion of donation intentions among African Americans although additional research is needed to explore how to more effectively affect written intentions...
  13. pmc Correlates of support for living donation among African American adults
    Dana H Z Robinson
    Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Prog Transplant 19:244-51. 2009
    ..Examination of barriers to living donation can lead to effective strategies to educate dialysis patients and their families about this alternative...
  14. doi request reprint Factor analyses of an Adult Epilepsy Self-Management Measurement Instrument (AESMMI)
    Cam Escoffery
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Rd, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA Electronic address
    Epilepsy Behav 50:184-9. 2015
    ..This instrument shows potential for use in research and clinical settings and for assessing intervention outcomes and self-management behaviors in adults with epilepsy. ..
  15. pmc Understanding African American's religious beliefs and organ donation intentions
    Dana H Z Robinson
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Grace Crum Rollins Bldg, 1518 Clifton Rd, Rm 521, Atlanta, GA, 30322, USA
    J Relig Health 53:1857-72. 2014
    ..Findings from a sample of 505 African American participants suggest that religion is a multidimensional construct and results differ depending on how the construct is measured and operationalized. ..
  16. doi request reprint Using Rasch measurement theory to assess three depression scales among adults with epilepsy
    Elizabeth Reisinger Walker
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Rd, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Seizure 21:437-43. 2012
    ..It also demonstrates an approach for analyzing and evaluating the results of small scale intervention programs, such as the UPLIFT program...
  17. pmc Distrust in the healthcare system and organ donation intentions among African Americans
    Emily Russell
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Community Health 37:40-7. 2012
    ..Future organ donation studies should be conducted to determine the pathways through which distrust in the healthcare system impacts different types of organ donation intentions...
  18. doi request reprint Living donor transplant education for African American patients with end-stage renal disease
    Kimberly R Jacob Arriola
    Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
    Prog Transplant 24:362-70. 2014
    ..Educational interventions designed to address patient-level barriers may increase willingness among African American patients with end-stage renal disease to explore LDKT as a treatment option...
  19. pmc Expanding the efficacy of Project UPLIFT: Distance delivery of mindfulness-based depression prevention to people with epilepsy
    Nancy J Thompson
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University
    J Consult Clin Psychol 83:304-13. 2015
    ..This study evaluated the efficacy of a mindfulness-based cognitive therapy intervention for preventing major depressive disorder (MDD) episodes in people with epilepsy...
  20. doi request reprint Family strengths: a potential determinant of the duration of untreated psychosis among hospitalized African-American first-episode patients
    Sandra M Goulding
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    Early Interv Psychiatry 2:162-8. 2008
    ..In this study, it was hypothesized that family strengths would be inversely correlated with DUI and DUP; and families of patients with a short DUI/DUP would have greater family strengths than those of patients with a long DUI/DUP...
  21. doi request reprint Impact of Georgia's teenage and adult driver responsibility act: 15-year follow-up
    Nancy J Thompson
    a Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
    Traffic Inj Prev 17:195-201. 2016
    ..This study was designed to investigate the 15-year impact of Georgia's graduated drivers' licensing (GDL) law, the "Teenage and Adult Driver Responsibility Act" (TADRA), on fatality crashes among young drivers...
  22. pmc Unemployment and depression among emerging adults in 12 states, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2010
    Robin E McGee
    1518 Clifton Road NE, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Mailstop 1518 002 5AA, Atlanta, GA 30322 Email
    Prev Chronic Dis 12:E38. 2015
    ..This secondary data analysis assessed the relationship between unemployment and depression among emerging adults...
  23. doi request reprint The prevention research centers' managing epilepsy well network
    Colleen K DiIorio
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 19:218-24. 2010
    ..Communication strategies and examples of research translation programs are discussed. The conclusion outlines the Network's role in the future development and dissemination of evidence-based epilepsy self-management programs...
  24. ncbi request reprint Intent to breast-feed: the impact of attitudes, norms, parity, and experience
    Amy S Kloeblen-Tarver
    Department of Nutrition Services, Grady Health System, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Am J Health Behav 26:182-7. 2002
    ..To examine the influence of breast-feeding attitudes, social norms, and prior experience on predicting breast-feeding intention utilizing the theories of reasoned action and planned behavior...
  25. pmc Sports participation and problem alcohol use: a multi-wave national sample of adolescents
    Darren Mays
    Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Am J Prev Med 38:491-8. 2010
    ..Differences also exist between men/boys and women/girls in both sports participation and patterns of alcohol-related behaviors, but there are few longitudinal investigations of this relationship...
  26. pmc The period of untreated psychosis before treatment initiation: a qualitative study of family members' perspectives
    Erin Bergner
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 49:530-6. 2008
    ..This study used a qualitative research methodology to explore common themes pertaining to the period of untreated psychosis before treatment initiation in hospitalized, urban, African American, first-episode psychosis patients...
  27. pmc Stigma and treatment delay in first-episode psychosis: a grounded theory study
    Lauren Franz
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Early Interv Psychiatry 4:47-56. 2010
    ..A longer duration of untreated psychosis (DUP) is associated with greater morbidity in the early course of schizophrenia. This formative, hypothesis-generating study explored the effects of stigma, as perceived by family members, on DUP...
  28. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life and weight loss among overweight and obese U.S. adults, 2001 to 2002
    Connie L Bish
    Graduate Program in Nutrition and Health Science of the Graduate Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:2042-53. 2006
    ..S. adults >/= 20 years of age...