Ann M Mitchell
Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
- Doctors' emotional reactions to recent death of a patient: cross sectional study of hospital doctorsEllen M Redinbaugh
Department of Behavioural Medicine and Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, 5150 Centre Ave 445, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
BMJ 327:185. 2003..To describe doctors' emotional reactions to the recent death of an "average" patient and to explore the effects of level of training on doctors' reactions...
- "It was haunting...": physicians' descriptions of emotionally powerful patient deathsVicki A Jackson
Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Founders 600, Boston, MA 02114, USA
Acad Med 80:648-56. 2005..To understand the emotional experiences of physicians who care for dying patients and to identify educational opportunities for improving patient care and physician well-being...
- Disaster care: psychological considerationsAnn M Mitchell
University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
Nurs Clin North Am 40:535-50, ix-x. 2005....
- PTSD Symptoms in Survivors Bereaved by the Suicide of a Significant OtherAnn M Mitchell
Ann M Mitchell, PhD, RN, FAAN, University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
J Am Psychiatr Nurses Assoc . 2016..Although bereavement is not usually considered the type of stressor associated with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a risk factor often associated with poorer bereavement outcomes is when a death is sudden and unexpected...
- Depression, anxiety and quality of life in suicide survivors: a comparison of close and distant relationshipsAnn M Mitchell
Department of Health and Community Systems, University of Pittsburgh Schools of Nursing and Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
Arch Psychiatr Nurs 23:2-10. 2009..There were no statistically significant differences on the physical health quality of life subscale...
- Critique of transcultural practices in end-of-life clinical nursing practiceAnn M Mitchell
Health and Community Systems Department, University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Nurs Forum 37:24-31. 2002..Transcultural nursing practices for terminally ill patients...
- A support group intervention for children bereaved by parental suicideAnn M Mitchell
University of Pittsburgh, School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
J Child Adolesc Psychiatr Nurs 20:3-13. 2007..Bereavement is considered by many to be among the most stressful of life events, and it becomes particularly distressing when it concerns the suicide death of a parent. Such an event is especially traumatic for children...
- Effective communication with bereaved child survivors of suicideAnn M Mitchell
University of Pittsburgh, School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA corrected USA
J Child Adolesc Psychiatr Nurs 19:130-6. 2006..This points to a strong need for the recognition and treatment of psychiatric and social problems associated with childhood bereavement...
- Complicated grief and suicidal ideation in adult survivors of suicideAnn M Mitchell
Nursing and Psychiatry in the Health and Community Systems Department at the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, PA 15261, USA
Suicide Life Threat Behav 35:498-506. 2005..Clinicians may provide more comprehensive assessments by recognizing the possibility of suicidal ideation in those with complicated grief...
- Complicated grief in survivors of suicideAnn M Mitchell
Health and Community Systems Department, University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
Crisis 25:12-8. 2004..The closely related survivors of suicide had higher levels of complicated grief and could be at risk of developing physical and/or mental health problems, including suicidal ideation, in the future...
- The use of narrative data to inform the psychotherapeutic group process with suicide survivorsAnn M Mitchell
University of Pittsburgh, School of Nursing, 415 Victoria Building, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
Issues Ment Health Nurs 24:91-106. 2003....
- Critical incident stress debriefing: implications for best practiceAnn M Mitchell
University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
Disaster Manag Response 1:46-51. 2003..Meta-analyses of research studies are reviewed to identify the methods, results, strengths, and weaknesses of the studies that can be used for evidence-based practice...
- Ways of coping in survivors of suicideLauren Terhorst
University of Pittsburgh, School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
Issues Ment Health Nurs 33:32-8. 2012..05). Interventions to enhance positive coping strategies may assist future survivors in managing the death of a significant other by suicide...
- Confirming the factor structure of the alcohol and alcohol problems questionnaire (AAPPQ) in a sample of baccalaureate nursing studentsLauren Terhorst
Community Care Behavioral Health Organization, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 112 Washington Place, Suite 700, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, USA
Res Nurs Health 36:412-22. 2013..When compared to the original six-factor solution and an imposed six-factor structure in CFA, the EFA seven-factor solution with three original items (19, 20, and 25) removed had the best model fit...
- Interprofessional collaborative practice incorporating training for alcohol and drug use screening for healthcare providers in rural areasKathy Puskar
a School of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
J Interprof Care 30:542-4. 2016..Implications suggest that online interprofessional education is useful but the added component of professional dialogues regarding patient cases offers promise in promoting collaborative practice. ..
- Perceived stress in survivors of suicide: psychometric properties of the Perceived Stress ScaleAnn M Mitchell
Department of Health and Community Systems, University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing and School of Medicine, 3500 Victoria Street, 415 Victoria Building, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
Res Nurs Health 31:576-85. 2008..In a sub-sample of closely related survivors, the psychometric properties of the 4-item version of the PSS were retained...
- Suicide in older adults: nursing assessment of suicide riskLinda Garand
University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, PA 15261, USA
Issues Ment Health Nurs 27:355-70. 2006..Lastly, we discuss the role of nurses in the identification of older adults at risk for suicidal behavior so that life-saving treatment measures can be implemented...
- Interprofessional Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) Education for Registered Nurses and Behavioral Health ProfessionalsKathryn Puskar
a University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Issues Ment Health Nurs 37:682-687. 2016..A data analysis of 62 RNs and 36 BHPs shows statistically significant increases in both attitudes and perceptions. This paper discusses the implications of the IPE program vis-á-vis substance use treatment...
- Identifying at risk individuals for drug and alcohol dependence: teaching the competency to students in classroom and clinical settingsIrene Kane
Author Affiliations Assistant Professor Drs Kane and Fioravanti, Associate Professors Dr Mitchell, Professor Dr Puskar, Grants Administrator Ms Talcott, Graduate Student Researcher Ms Droppa, School of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh and National SBIRT ATTC Director Dr Hagle, Executive Director Dr Luongo, Director of Evaluation Services Dr Lindsay, Institute for Research, Training and Education in Addictions, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Nurse Educ 39:126-34. 2014..Specific assessment tools and motivational interviewing techniques were presented in the classroom. Students then applied their knowledge in simulation laboratories and clinical rotations. ..
- Psychiatric nurses' beliefs, attitudes, and perceived barriers about medical emergency teamsCamellia Herisko
University of Pittsburgh, School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Issues Ment Health Nurs 34:725-30. 2013..Through the use of key informant interviews, nurses were asked for their feedback and input regarding the current MET practices. The results may be useful in improving the current operating system. ..
- Effects of Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) education and training on nursing students' attitudes toward working with patients who use alcohol and drugsKathryn Puskar
University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
Subst Abus 34:122-8. 2013..However, negative attitudes that some health care professionals have toward patients who use substances are a barrier to implementing SBIRT...
- Post-traumatic stress: clinical implicationsAnn M Mitchell
University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Disaster Manag Response 1:14-8. 2003
- Voice Simulation in Nursing EducationBritney B Kepler
Author Affiliations Assistant Professor Dr Kepler, Assistant Professor Dr Lee, Associate Professor Dr Kane, Professor Dr Mitchell, School of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Nurse Educ 41:66-9. 2016....
- Nursing students' experiences with screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment for substance use in the clinical/hospital settingBetty J Braxter
Betty J Braxter, PhD, RN, CNM, Kathy Puskar, DRPH, RN, FAAN, and Ann M Mitchell, PhD, RN, FAAN, University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Pennsylvania Holly Hagle, PhD, Institute for Research, Education, and Training in Addictions, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Heather Gotham, PhD, University of Missouri Kansas City Martha Ann Terry, PhD, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pennsylvania
J Addict Nurs 25:122-9. 2014..These results suggest that education and training can affect attitudes and efficacy, but that attention needs to be paid to how SBIRT is implemented within different healthcare settings...
- Psychometric investigation of a brief measure of outcomes in children's mental healthLauren Terhorst
Community Care Behavioral Health Organization, 112 Washington Place, Suite 700, Pittsburgh, PA, 15219, USA
Community Ment Health J 50:204-8. 2014..50, p < .001). Findings support the COS as an accurate measure of functioning and therapeutic relationship and its utility as a communication aid between clinician and caregiver...
- Disaster preparedness at the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing: four years of progressLisa Marie Bernardo
University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Disaster Manag Response 4:77-9. 2006
- Client narratives: a theoretical perspectiveDeborah Dysart Gale
University of Missouri Applied Language Institute, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Issues Ment Health Nurs 24:81-9. 2003..It provides a brief overview of narrative theory and methods of structural analysis in order to provide a theoretical approach that can be utilized by nurses to address clients' needs...
- What do suicide survivors tell us they need? Results of a pilot studyJannette M McMenamy
Department of Behavioral Sciences, Fitchburg State College, Fitchburg, MA 01420, USA
Suicide Life Threat Behav 38:375-89. 2008..Future research with a longitudinal and more inclusive sample is needed to build on these preliminary findings and to provide a solid foundation for evidenced-based interventions with survivors...