mental health services

Summary

Summary: Organized services to provide mental health care.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Barriers to improvement of mental health services in low-income and middle-income countries
    Benedetto Saraceno
    Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 370:1164-74. 2007
  2. ncbi 2007 National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing: methods and key findings
    Tim Slade
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 43:594-605. 2009
  3. pmc Transformational and transactional leadership: association with attitudes toward evidence-based practice
    Gregory A Aarons
    Child and Adolescent Services Research Center, MC 5033, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:1162-9. 2006
  4. ncbi Prevalence, severity, and unmet need for treatment of mental disorders in the World Health Organization World Mental Health Surveys
    Koen Demyttenaere
    JAMA 291:2581-90. 2004
  5. pmc The treatment gap in mental health care
    Robert Kohn
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 82:858-66. 2004
  6. ncbi Twelve-month use of mental health services in the United States: results from the National Comorbidity Survey Replication
    Philip S Wang
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 62:629-40. 2005
  7. pmc Implementation research in mental health services: an emerging science with conceptual, methodological, and training challenges
    Enola K Proctor
    George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University, 1 Brookings Drive, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 36:24-34. 2009
  8. pmc Use of mental health services for anxiety, mood, and substance disorders in 17 countries in the WHO world mental health surveys
    Philip S Wang
    Division of Services and Intervention Research, National Institute of Mental Health, Rockville, MD, USA
    Lancet 370:841-50. 2007
  9. ncbi Resources for mental health: scarcity, inequity, and inefficiency
    Shekhar Saxena
    World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 370:878-89. 2007
  10. ncbi Collaborative care management of late-life depression in the primary care setting: a randomized controlled trial
    Jurgen Unutzer
    Center for Health Services Research, UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute, 10920 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 300, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    JAMA 288:2836-45. 2002

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  1. ncbi Barriers to improvement of mental health services in low-income and middle-income countries
    Benedetto Saraceno
    Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 370:1164-74. 2007
    ..priority agenda and its effect on funding; the complexity of and resistance to decentralisation of mental health services; challenges to implementation of mental health care in primary-care settings; the low numbers and few ..
  2. ncbi 2007 National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing: methods and key findings
    Tim Slade
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 43:594-605. 2009
    ..To provide a description of the methods and key findings of the 2007 Australian National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing...
  3. pmc Transformational and transactional leadership: association with attitudes toward evidence-based practice
    Gregory A Aarons
    Child and Adolescent Services Research Center, MC 5033, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:1162-9. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to expand these findings by examining the association between leadership and mental health providers' attitudes toward adopting evidence-based practice...
  4. ncbi Prevalence, severity, and unmet need for treatment of mental disorders in the World Health Organization World Mental Health Surveys
    Koen Demyttenaere
    JAMA 291:2581-90. 2004
    ..Little is known about the extent or severity of untreated mental disorders, especially in less-developed countries...
  5. pmc The treatment gap in mental health care
    Robert Kohn
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 82:858-66. 2004
    ..To address this major public health challenge, WHO has adopted in 2002 a global action programme that has been endorsed by the Member States...
  6. ncbi Twelve-month use of mental health services in the United States: results from the National Comorbidity Survey Replication
    Philip S Wang
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 62:629-40. 2005
    ..Dramatic changes have occurred in mental health treatments during the past decade. Data on recent treatment patterns are needed to estimate the unmet need for services...
  7. pmc Implementation research in mental health services: an emerging science with conceptual, methodological, and training challenges
    Enola K Proctor
    George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University, 1 Brookings Drive, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 36:24-34. 2009
    One of the most critical issues in mental health services research is the gap between what is known about effective treatment and what is provided to consumers in routine care...
  8. pmc Use of mental health services for anxiety, mood, and substance disorders in 17 countries in the WHO world mental health surveys
    Philip S Wang
    Division of Services and Intervention Research, National Institute of Mental Health, Rockville, MD, USA
    Lancet 370:841-50. 2007
    ..We describe mental health care in 17 countries participating in the WHO world mental health (WMH) survey initiative and examine unmet needs for treatment...
  9. ncbi Resources for mental health: scarcity, inequity, and inefficiency
    Shekhar Saxena
    World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 370:878-89. 2007
    Resources for mental health include policy and infrastructure within countries, mental health services, community resources, human resources, and funding...
  10. ncbi Collaborative care management of late-life depression in the primary care setting: a randomized controlled trial
    Jurgen Unutzer
    Center for Health Services Research, UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute, 10920 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 300, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    JAMA 288:2836-45. 2002
    ..Few depressed older adults receive effective treatment in primary care settings...
  11. pmc Prevalence and treatment of mental disorders, 1990 to 2003
    Ronald C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 352:2515-23. 2005
    ..Although the 1990s saw enormous change in the mental health care system in the United States, little is known about changes in the prevalence or rate of treatment of mental disorders...
  12. pmc Advancing a conceptual model of evidence-based practice implementation in public service sectors
    Gregory A Aarons
    University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, CA 92093 0812, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 38:4-23. 2011
    ..We highlight features of the model likely to be particularly important in each phase, while considering the outer and inner contexts (i.e., levels) of public sector service systems...
  13. pmc Mental health provider attitudes toward adoption of evidence-based practice: the Evidence-Based Practice Attitude Scale (EBPAS)
    Gregory A Aarons
    Departments of Psychiatry and Psychology, University of California, Child and Adolescent Services Research Center, San Diego, California, USA
    Ment Health Serv Res 6:61-74. 2004
    ..A brief measure of mental health provider attitudes toward adoption of EBPs was developed and attitudes were examined in relation to a set of provider individual difference and organizational characteristics...
  14. ncbi Treatment and prevention of mental disorders in low-income and middle-income countries
    Vikram Patel
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 370:991-1005. 2007
    ..However, we recommend that policymakers should act on the available evidence to scale up effective and cost-effective treatments and preventive interventions for mental disorders...
  15. ncbi Targeted primary care-based mental health services for young Australians
    Elizabeth M Scott
    Clinical Research Unit, Brain and Mind Research Institute, Sydney, NSW
    Med J Aust 196:136-40. 2012
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  16. ncbi Mental health systems in countries: where are we now?
    K S Jacob
    Department of Psychiatry, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India
    Lancet 370:1061-77. 2007
    ..Increased emphasis on mental health, improved resources, and enhanced monitoring of the situation in countries is called for to advance global mental health...
  17. ncbi When and how do young people seek professional help for mental health problems?
    Debra J Rickwood
    School of Health Sciences, University of Canberra, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Med J Aust 187:S35-9. 2007
    ..The professionals most likely to act as gatekeepers to mental health services for young people are school counsellors, general practitioners, and youth workers...
  18. 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
    ..A previous article focusing only on the initial screening is likely to have underestimated the mental health burden...
  19. ncbi Collaborative care for depression in primary care. Making sense of a complex intervention: systematic review and meta-regression
    Peter Bower
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 189:484-93. 2006
    ..The management of depression in primary care is a significant issue for health services worldwide. "Collaborative care" interventions are effective, but little is known about which aspects of these complex interventions are essential...
  20. ncbi Failure and delay in initial treatment contact after first onset of mental disorders in the National Comorbidity Survey Replication
    Philip S Wang
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 62:603-13. 2005
    ..An understudied crucial step in the help-seeking process is making prompt initial contact with a treatment provider after first onset of a mental disorder...
  21. ncbi Scale up services for mental disorders: a call for action
    D Chisholm
    Lancet 370:1241-52. 2007
    ..This Series has provided the evidence for advocacy. Now we need political will and solidarity, above all from the global health community, to translate this evidence into action. The time to act is now...
  22. ncbi Assessing the organizational social context (OSC) of mental health services: implications for research and practice
    Charles Glisson
    Children s Mental Health Services Research Center, University of Tennessee, 128 Henson Hall, Knoxville, TN 37996 3332, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 35:98-113. 2008
    The organizational social context in which mental health services are provided is believed to affect the adoption and implementation of evidence-based practices (EBPs) as well as the quality and outcomes of the services...
  23. ncbi The quality of care for depressive and anxiety disorders in the United States
    A S Young
    UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute, Health Services Research Center, 10920 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 300, Los Angeles, CA 90024-6505, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 58:55-61. 2001
    ..Most adults with a probable depressive or anxiety disorder do not receive appropriate care for their disorder. While this holds across diverse groups, appropriate care is less common in certain demographic subgroups...
  24. ncbi A review of the literature on peer support in mental health services
    Julie Repper
    School of Nursing, University of Nottingham, Duncan Macmillan House, Porchester Road, Nottingham NG3 6AA, UK
    J Ment Health 20:392-411. 2011
    ..based on shared experience play a large part in recovery, the employment of peer support workers (PSWs) in mental health services is a recent development...
  25. ncbi The dissemination and implementation of evidence-based psychological treatments. A review of current efforts
    R Kathryn McHugh
    Department of Psychology, Boston University, MA 02215, USA
    Am Psychol 65:73-84. 2010
    ..Recommendations for future implementation strategies will derive from evaluating outcomes of training procedures and developing a consensus on necessary training elements to be used in these efforts...
  26. ncbi How stigma interferes with mental health care
    Patrick Corrigan
    University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am Psychol 59:614-25. 2004
    Many people who would benefit from mental health services opt not to pursue them or fail to fully participate once they have begun...
  27. ncbi Population level of unmet need for mental healthcare in Europe
    Jordi Alonso
    Health Services Research Unit, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Carrer del Doctor Aiguader, 88 E 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    Br J Psychiatry 190:299-306. 2007
    The high prevalence of mental disorders has fuelled controversy about the need for mental health services.
  28. ncbi Unmet needs and treatment seeking in high users of mental health services: role of illness perceptions
    Elizabeth Broadbent
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 42:147-53. 2008
    A small number of patients tend to use a disproportionately high amount of mental health services. Understanding the needs and behaviours of this group is important in order to improve patient management...
  29. ncbi Delivering youth-specific mental health services: the advantages of a collaborative, multi-disciplinary system
    Elizabeth Scott
    The Clinical Centre, Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 17:189-94. 2009
    ..The development of such services has proceeded on the basis of limited service-based data and has also been impeded by current healthcare funding structures...
  30. pmc The South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust Biomedical Research Centre (SLAM BRC) case register: development and descriptive data
    Robert Stewart
    King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    BMC Psychiatry 9:51. 2009
    ..Recent developments in electronic medical records, and in computer software to search and analyse these in anonymised format, have the potential to revolutionise this research tool...
  31. ncbi Selecting outcome measures in mental health: the views of service users
    Mike J Crawford
    Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, Centre for Mental Health, London, UK
    J Ment Health 20:336-46. 2011
    ..Little is known about service users' views of measures used to evaluate treatments in mental health...
  32. ncbi The economic burden of schizophrenia in the United States in 2002
    Eric Q Wu
    Analysis Group, Inc, Boston, MA 02199, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 66:1122-9. 2005
    ..This study quantifies excess annual costs associated with schizophrenia patients in the United States in 2002 from a societal perspective...
  33. ncbi Age, gender, and the underutilization of mental health services: the influence of help-seeking attitudes
    C S Mackenzie
    Department of Psychology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Aging Ment Health 10:574-82. 2006
    ..that negative attitudes related to psychological openness might contribute to men's underutilization of mental health services. Help-seeking attitudes do not appear to be a barrier to seeking professional help among older adults, ..
  34. ncbi Ethnic variations in pathways to and use of specialist mental health services in the UK. Systematic review
    Kamaldeep Bhui
    Department of Psychiatry, Barts and The London, Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 182:105-16. 2003
    ..Inequalities of service use across ethnic groups are important to policy makers, service providers and service users...
  35. ncbi Employer burden of mild, moderate, and severe major depressive disorder: mental health services utilization and costs, and work performance
    Howard G Birnbaum
    Analysis Group, Inc, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Depress Anxiety 27:78-89. 2010
    ..Treatment utilization/costs and work performance for persons with major depressive disorder (MDD) by severity of illness is not well documented...
  36. ncbi School-based mental health intervention for children affected by political violence in Indonesia: a cluster randomized trial
    Wietse A Tol
    HealthNet TPO, Department of Public Health and Research, Tolstraat 127, 1074 VJ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    JAMA 300:655-62. 2008
    ..Childhood mental health problems are difficult to address in situations of ongoing poverty and political instability...
  37. pmc Development and evaluation of a de-identification procedure for a case register sourced from mental health electronic records
    Andrea C Fernandes
    King s College London Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 13:71. 2013
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  38. ncbi Validating the empowerment scale with a multisite sample of consumers of mental health services
    E Sally Rogers
    Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 61:933-6. 2010
    ..This study conducted psychometric testing on the Empowerment Scale, a widely used measure in the field...
  39. pmc Health care for irregular migrants: pragmatism across Europe: a qualitative study
    Marie Dauvrin
    Fonds de la Recherche Scientifique FNRS, Bruxelles, Belgium
    BMC Res Notes 5:99. 2012
    ..There is little empirical evidence on how health professionals cope with this challenge. This study explores the experiences of health professionals providing care to IM in three types of health care service across 16 European countries...
  40. ncbi Evidence-based mental health care and implementation science in low- and middle-income countries
    G Thornicroft
    Health Service and Population Research Department, King s College, London, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Parl, London, England
    Epidemiol Psychiatr Sci 21:241-4. 2012
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  41. pmc Mental capacity and psychiatric in-patients: implications for the new mental health law in England and Wales
    Gareth S Owen
    Department of Psychological Medicine and Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London SE5 9RJ, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 195:257-63. 2009
    In England and Wales mental health services need to take account of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and the Mental Health Act 1983. The overlap between these two causes dilemmas for clinicians.
  42. ncbi Tailored tobacco dependence support for mental health patients: a model for inpatient and community services
    Camilla Parker
    Division of Epidemiology and Public Health, UK Centre for Tobacco Control Studies, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
    Addiction 107:18-25. 2012
    ..This pragmatic pilot project aimed to develop and implement a tailored tobacco dependence service in mental health settings and to assess its impact, as well as barriers and facilitators to implementation...
  43. ncbi Access to mental health in primary care: a qualitative meta-synthesis of evidence from the experience of people from 'hard to reach' groups
    Jonathan Lamb
    University of Manchester, School of Community Based Medicine, Manchester, UK
    Health (London) 16:76-104. 2012
    ..These costs were felt to be proportionally higher in deprived, marginalized and minority communities, where individual resources are limited and the stigma attached to mental ill-health is high...
  44. ncbi Service use for mental health reasons: cross-provincial differences in rates, determinants, and equity of access
    Helen Maria Vasiliadis
    Department of Psychiatry, Universite de Montreal, Quebec
    Can J Psychiatry 50:614-9. 2005
    ..This study aimed to provide prevalence rates of health care service use for MH reasons by province and according to service type and to examine determinants of MH service use in Canada and across provinces...
  45. pmc Changes in mental health services and suicide mortality in Norway: an ecological study
    Håkon A Johannessen
    Division of Mental Health, Department of Suicide Research and Prevention, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:68. 2011
    ..Since 1990, and particularly after 1998, there has been a substantial increase in mental health service resources in Norway. This study aimed to investigate whether these changes have had an impact on suicide mortality...
  46. pmc Discrepancies between survey and administrative data on the use of mental health services in the general population: findings from a study conducted in Québec
    Aline Drapeau
    Département de psychiatrie de l Université de Montréal, C, P, 6138 Succ, Centre Ville, Montreal, H3C 3J7, Canada
    BMC Public Health 11:837. 2011
    ..Yet, the validity of survey data on the use of mental health services has been questioned repeatedly due to the sensitive nature of mental illness and to the risk of recall ..
  47. ncbi Disengagement from mental health services. A literature review
    Aileen O'Brien
    Division of Mental Health, St George s University of London, Cranmer Terrace, London, SW17 0RE, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 44:558-68. 2009
    This paper reviews the literature on disengagement from mental health services examining how the terms engagement and disengagement are defined, what proportion of patients disengage from services, and what sociodemographic variables ..
  48. 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
    ..The authors argue that any strategy to reduce the burden of women's mental health problems should include efforts to identify, prevent or reduce violence against women...
  49. ncbi Improving efficiency and access to mental health care: combining integrated care and advanced access
    Andrew Pomerantz
    Mental Health and Behavioral Science Service, White River Junction VA Medical Center, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 30:546-51. 2008
    ..To provide an example of implementation of a new program that enhances access to mental health care in primary care...
  50. ncbi Process, outcome and experience of transition from child to adult mental healthcare: multiperspective study
    Swaran P Singh
    Health Services Research Institute, Medical School Building, Gibbet Hill Campus, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 197:305-12. 2010
    Many adolescents with mental health problems experience transition of care from child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) to adult mental health services (AMHS).
  51. ncbi Effects of perceived discrimination on mental health and mental health services utilization among gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons
    Diana Burgess
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, One Veterans Drive, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    J LGBT Health Res 3:1-14. 2007
    ..We examined the extent to which a recent experience of a major discriminatory event may contribute to poor mental health among LGBT persons...
  52. ncbi Human rights violations of people with mental and psychosocial disabilities: an unresolved global crisis
    Natalie Drew
    World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 378:1664-75. 2011
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  53. ncbi Rates and risk factors by ethnic group for suicides within a year of contact with mental health services in England and Wales
    Kamaldeep S Bhui
    Centre for Psychiatry, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Old Anatomy Bldg, Charterhouse Square, London EC1M 6BQ, United Kingdom
    Psychiatr Serv 59:414-20. 2008
    This study compared suicide rates, clinical symptoms, and perceived preventability of suicide among persons in four ethnic groups who completed suicide within 12 months of contact with mental health services.
  54. ncbi Economic costs of minor depression: a population-based study
    P Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 115:229-36. 2007
    ..Although the clinical relevance of minor depression has been demonstrated in many studies, the economic costs are not well explored. In this study, we examine the economic costs of minor depression...
  55. ncbi Primary care patients with anxiety and depression: need for care from the patient's perspective
    Marijn A Prins
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, P O Box 1568, 3500 BN, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Affect Disord 119:163-71. 2009
    ..This study aims to determine the specific perceived need for care in primary care patients with anxiety and depression, and examine to what extent these different needs are met...
  56. ncbi Mental disorders and mental health care in Canada and Australia: comparative epidemiological findings
    Raymond Tempier
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Saskatchewan, Royal University Hospital, Saskatoon, SK, Canada S7N 0W8
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 44:63-72. 2009
    ..Comparable epidemiological surveys from Australia in 1997 and Canada in 2002 allow us to explore relative rates of mental disorders and compare estimates of access to care from mental health services.
  57. ncbi Human resources for mental health care: current situation and strategies for action
    Ritsuko Kakuma
    Centre for International Mental Health, Melbourne School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Lancet 378:1654-63. 2011
    ..We also discuss scale-up costs, human resources management, and leadership for mental health, particularly within the context of low-income and middle-income countries...
  58. ncbi Integrating mental health into primary care within the Veterans Health Administration
    Edward P Post
    Veterans Affairs Central Office, Ann Arbor Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Fam Syst Health 28:83-90. 2010
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  59. pmc Cultural competence in mental health care: a review of model evaluations
    Kamaldeep Bhui
    Centre for Psychiatry, Barts and The London, Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, Old Anatomy Building, Charterhouse Square, London EC1M 6BQ, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:15. 2007
    ..Cultural competency is now a core requirement for mental health professionals working with culturally diverse patient groups. Cultural competency training may improve the quality of mental health care for ethnic groups...
  60. ncbi Primary care - mental health collaboration: an example of assessing usual practice and potential barriers
    Jacqueline J Fickel
    Veterans Administration, Health Services Research and Development Service, Center for the Study of Healthcare Provider Behavior, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Interprof Care 21:207-16. 2007
    ..We identify strategies that can help overcome the barriers to collaboration that our informants most commonly identified...
  61. ncbi Self-rated mental health and racial/ethnic disparities in mental health service use
    Samuel H Zuvekas
    Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    Med Care 46:915-23. 2008
    ..In addition, mental health service use is lower among members of minority communities, compared with non-Hispanic whites...
  62. ncbi Who uses mental health services in Australia? An analysis of data from the National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing
    R A Parslow
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Acton, Australian Capital Territory
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 34:997-1008. 2000
    This study sought to identify sociodemographic and psychological measures associated with utilisation of mental health services in Australia, using information collected through the 1997 National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing.
  63. ncbi Access to primary mental health care for hard-to-reach groups: from 'silent suffering' to 'making it work'
    Marija Kovandzic
    University of Liverpool, UK
    Soc Sci Med 72:763-72. 2011
    ..this variety of experiences points to one main common facilitator (communicated availability of acceptable mental health services) and two main common barriers (lack of effective information and multiple forms of stigma) to equitable ..
  64. ncbi Identifying consumer-provider benefits in evaluations of consumer-delivered services
    Mark S Salzer
    Center for Mental Health Policy and Services Research, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Psychiatr Rehabil J 25:281-8. 2002
    Consumer-delivered services are different in many ways from traditional mental health services and require unique approaches to how they are studied...
  65. ncbi Internet-based mental health programs: a powerful tool in the rural medical kit
    Kathleen M Griffiths
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 15:81-7. 2007
    ..To discuss, using two case examples, the potential utility of Internet-based depression information and automated therapy programs in rural regions...
  66. ncbi A task shifting approach to primary mental health care for adults in South Africa: human resource requirements and costs for rural settings
    Inge Petersen
    School of Psychology, University of KwaZulu Natal, Howard College, Durban, South Africa
    Health Policy Plan 27:42-51. 2012
    ..calculate and cost a hypothetical human resource mix required to populate a framework for district adult mental health services. This framework embraces the concept of task shifting, where dedicated low cost mental health workers at ..
  67. ncbi Language barriers between nurses and asylum seekers: their impact on symptom reporting and referral
    Alexander Bischoff
    Department of Community Medicine, Geneva University Hospitals, 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Soc Sci Med 57:503-12. 2003
    ..These results suggest the importance of addressing language barriers in primary care centres in order to adequately detect and refer traumatised refugees. To address this problem, the use of professional interpreters is recommended...
  68. ncbi What does recovery mean in practice? A qualitative analysis of international recovery-oriented practice guidance
    Clair Le Boutillier
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London, UK
    Psychiatr Serv 62:1470-6. 2011
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  69. pmc A comparison of policy and direct practice stakeholder perceptions of factors affecting evidence-based practice implementation using concept mapping
    Amy E Green
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive 0812, La Jolla, CA, USA 92093 0812
    Implement Sci 6:104. 2011
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  70. ncbi User and carer involvement in mental health services: from rhetoric to science
    E L Simpson
    Br J Psychiatry 183:89-91. 2003
  71. ncbi Stigma about depression and its impact on help-seeking intentions
    Lisa J Barney
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 40:51-4. 2006
    ..The aim of this article was to examine community help-seeking intentions and stigmatizing beliefs associated with depression...
  72. pmc Achieving the Millennium Development Goals: does mental health play a role?
    J Jaime Miranda
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 2:e291. 2005
  73. ncbi Continuity of care in mental health: understanding and measuring a complex phenomenon
    T Burns
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford, UK
    Psychol Med 39:313-23. 2009
    ..We aimed to operationalize a multi-axial model of continuity of care and to use factor analysis to determine its validity for severe mental illness...
  74. ncbi Should there be separate psychiatric services for ethnic minority groups?
    Kam Bhui
    Barts and London Medical School, Department of Psychiatry, Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 182:10-2. 2003
  75. ncbi Combat and peacekeeping operations in relation to prevalence of mental disorders and perceived need for mental health care: findings from a large representative sample of military personnel
    Jitender Sareen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba, 771 Bannatyne Ave, Winnipeg, MB PZ430, Canada R3E 3N4
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:843-52. 2007
    ..Although military personnel are trained for combat and peacekeeping operations, accumulating evidence indicates that deployment-related exposure to traumatic events is associated with mental health problems and mental health service use...
  76. ncbi Impact of consumer-operated services on empowerment and recovery of people with psychiatric disabilities
    Patrick W Corrigan
    Joint Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Illinois Institute of Technology, 3424 South State Street, Chicago, IL 60616, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:1493-6. 2006
    ..In this study, the cross-sectional relationship between participation in consumer-operated services and measures of recovery and empowerment is examined...
  77. ncbi Using administrative data to measure ambulatory mental health service provision in primary care
    Leah S Steele
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Med Care 42:960-5. 2004
    ..We sought to determine the accuracy of administrative data for identifying mental health service provision in primary care...
  78. ncbi Mental disorders and mental health treatment among U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs outpatients: the Veterans Health Study
    C S Hankin
    Center for Health Quality, Outcomes, and Economic Research, Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, VA Medical Center, Bedford, Mass, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 156:1924-30. 1999
    ..The authors examined the self-reported presence and treatment of current depressive disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and alcohol-related disorder in a group of outpatient veterans...
  79. ncbi Cost of scaling up mental healthcare in low- and middle-income countries
    Dan Chisholm
    Department of Health Systems Financing HSF, World Health Organization, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    Br J Psychiatry 191:528-35. 2007
    No systematic attempt has been made to calculate the costs of scaling up mental health services in low- and middle-income countries.
  80. ncbi Mental health symptoms following war and repression in eastern Afghanistan
    Willem F Scholte
    Academic Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    JAMA 292:585-93. 2004
    ..Its Eastern province of Nangarhar is part of the region that originated the Taliban movement. This may have had a distinct impact on the living circumstances and mental health condition of the province's population...
  81. ncbi Preferences for schizophrenia treatment outcomes among public policy makers, consumers, families, and providers
    Martha Shumway
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, 94110, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 54:1124-8. 2003
    ..This study measured state public policy makers' ratings of the importance of several key schizophrenia treatment outcomes and compared them with the ratings of primary stakeholders in schizophrenia treatment...
  82. pmc The prevalence and correlates of untreated serious mental illness
    R C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Health Serv Res 36:987-1007. 2001
    ..The presence of SMI then was related to the use of mental health services in the past 12 months. PRINCIPAL FINDINGS: Of the 6...
  83. ncbi Most people with mental illness are not treated
    Graham Thornicroft
    Health Service and Population Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Lancet 370:807-8. 2007
  84. ncbi Effectiveness of substance abuse treatment programming for women: a review
    Olivia Silber Ashley
    RTI, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709 2194, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 29:19-53. 2003
    ..These findings suggest that to improve the future health and well-being of women and their children, there is a continued need for well-designed studies of substance abuse treatment programming for women...
  85. ncbi Non-adherence to antipsychotic medication regimens: associations with resource use and costs
    Martin Knapp
    LSE Health and Social Care, London School of Economics and Political Science, and Centre for the Economics of Mental Health, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 184:509-16. 2004
    ..Several factors are thought to influence resource use and costs in treating schizophrenia...
  86. ncbi Do women express and experience psychosis differently from men? Epidemiological evidence from the Australian National Study of Low Prevalence (Psychotic) Disorders
    Vera A Morgan
    School of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 42:74-82. 2008
    ..To examine how women differ from men in their expression and experience of psychosis...
  87. ncbi Implementing dual diagnosis services for clients with severe mental illness
    R E Drake
    New Hampshire Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center, Lebanon, New Hamphire 03766, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 52:469-76. 2001
    ....
  88. pmc What drives referral from primary care physicians to mental health specialists? A randomized trial using actors portraying depressive symptoms
    Richard L Kravitz
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care and Department of Internal Medicine, University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:584-9. 2006
    ..Referral from primary care to the mental health specialty sector is important but poorly understood...
  89. ncbi 60,000 disaster victims speak: Part II. Summary and implications of the disaster mental health research
    Fran H Norris
    Georgia State University, Atlanta, USA
    Psychiatry 65:240-60. 2002
    ..Altogether, the research demands that we think ecologically and design and test societal- and community-level interventions for the population at large and conserve scarce clinical resources for those most in need...
  90. ncbi Mental health in the aftermath of disasters: consensus and controversy
    Mitchell G Weiss
    Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, Swiss Tropical Institute, Basel, Switzerland
    J Nerv Ment Dis 191:611-5. 2003
  91. ncbi Improving depression care for older, minority patients in primary care
    Patricia A Arean
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Med Care 43:381-90. 2005
    ..This study examines whether a collaborative care model for depression in primary care is as effective in older minorities as it is in nonminority elderly patients in improving depression treatment and outcomes...
  92. ncbi Help seeking for emotional and behavioural problems in children and adolescents: a review of recent literature
    Marieke Zwaanswijk
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, 1568, 3500 BN, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 12:153-61. 2003
    ....
  93. ncbi Perspectives of young people on depression: awareness, experiences, attitudes and treatment preferences
    Ian B Hickie
    Brain and Mind Research Institute, The University of Sydney, Camperdown, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Early Interv Psychiatry 1:333-9. 2007
    ..Ascertaining current knowledge and attitudes towards depression among young people is vital for developing campaigns promoting community awareness and early intervention...
  94. ncbi Treatment outcomes and costs at specialized centers for the treatment of PTSD after the war in former Yugoslavia
    Stefan Priebe
    Unit of Social and Community Psychiatry, Queen Mary, University of London, UK
    Psychiatr Serv 61:598-604. 2010
    ..This study assessed treatment costs and outcomes in such centers in former Yugoslavia...
  95. ncbi Mixed-methods designs in mental health services research: a review
    Lawrence A Palinkas
    Child and Adolescent Services Research Center, Rady Children s Hospital, San Diego, CA, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 62:255-63. 2011
    Despite increased calls for use of mixed-methods designs in mental health services research, how and why such methods are being used and whether there are any consistent patterns that might indicate a consensus about how such methods can ..
  96. ncbi Substance use behaviors, mental health problems, and use of mental health services in a probability sample of college students
    James A Cranford
    Addiction Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, 4250 Plymouth Road, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48105 5740, USA
    Addict Behav 34:134-45. 2009
    ..students with co-occurring frequent binge drinking and mental health problems, 67% perceived a need for mental health services but only 38% received services in the previous year...
  97. ncbi Social phobia in Finnish general adolescent population: prevalence, comorbidity, individual and family correlates, and service use
    Klaus Ranta
    Tampere School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Depress Anxiety 26:528-36. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate the prevalence, comorbidity, individual and familial correlates, and service use associated with SP among Finnish 12-17-year-old adolescents in general population...
  98. ncbi Measures of the recovery orientation of mental health services: systematic review
    J Williams
    Section for Recovery, Health Service and Population Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London, Box PO29, SE5 8AF, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 47:1827-35. 2012
    ..The review aimed to (1) identify measures that assess the recovery orientation of services; (2) discuss how these measures have conceptualised recovery, and (3) characterise their psychometric properties...
  99. ncbi Age of onset of mental disorders and use of mental health services: needs, opportunities and obstacles
    G de Girolamo
    IRCCS Fatebenefratelli, via Pilastroni 4, 25125 Brescia, Italy
    Epidemiol Psychiatr Sci 21:47-57. 2012
    ..In this review, we provide an update of recent studies on the age of onset (AOO) of the major mental disorders, with a special focus on the availability and use of services providing prevention and early intervention...
  100. ncbi Use of mental health services and complementary and alternative medicine in persons with common mental disorders
    M Wahlstrom
    National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health STAKES, Helsinki, Finland
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 118:73-80. 2008
    ..We examined the relationship between depressive, anxiety and alcohol-use disorders and their comorbidity, as well as the relationship between use of CAM and use of mental health services.
  101. ncbi Life expectancy at birth and all-cause mortality among people with personality disorder
    Marcella Lei Yee Fok
    King s College London, King s Health Partners, Dept of Health Service and Population Research, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    J Psychosom Res 73:104-7. 2012
    ..This study aims to examine the life expectancy and relative mortality in people with PD within secondary mental health care...

Research Grants79

  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. 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", ..
  3. Advanced Center for Latino and MH Systems Research
    Margarita Alegria; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..component as an integral part of the proposed program;(3) Formulate and conduct an interdisciplinary mental health services disparity research program with a focus on four program areas: (a) Improving Clinical Assessment of ..
  4. Molecular mechanisms of neural plasticity in drug addiction
    LAURA NICOLE SMITH; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..considered abusers of one or more substances despite serious negative consequences (Substance Abuse &Mental Health Services Administration, 2008)...
  5. Mission Reconnect: Promoting Resilience and Reintegration of Post-Deployment Vete
    Janet Kahn; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The intervention can complement formal mental health services, or be used alone...
  6. Personality and Health Services Use and Expenditures of Older Persons
    Bruce Friedman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..and health services use, only one included exclusively persons age 65 and older, and 5 of the 9 focused on mental health services. The Specific Aims are to establish if associations exist between personality domains and (1) Medicare, ..
  7. Qualitative Study of Mental Health Recovery in Dual Diagnosed Homeless
    DEBORAH KAY PADGETT; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..high medical and other costs, challenge the 'recovery paradigm'that has become prominent in mental health services. Drawing upon the President's New Freedom Commission report valuing consumer perspectives, it will ..
  8. HIV and Substance Use Prevention for South African Youth and Families
    Leickness Simbayi; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..use prevention program (Project STYLE) for South African caregivers and their teens receiving outpatient mental health services. Project STYLE was designed and tested with 750 mentally ill teens across three US cities, and we will ..
  9. Influences of Parental Smoking on Pre-teen Reactivity to Smoking-Related Stimuli
    CATHERINE ANN FORESTELL; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..g., Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration [SAMHSA, 2008])...
  10. Illness Management and Recovery Program: IMR-Web
    JAMES P O apos HALLORAN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..comprehensive, evidence-based, self-management training program selected by SAMHSA (Substance Abuse &Mental Health Services Administration) for national dissemination...
  11. Epidemiology of Suicidal Behavior in Racially/Ethnically Diverse Older Americans
    AMY LYNN BYERS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Moreover, most of what we know about mental health services use related to suicide risk in older Americans comes from small non-diverse samples of suicide completers...
  12. Feasibility, benefits, and acceptability of lowering the BAC standard in the US
    David W Eby; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Association of Insurance Commissioners;US Health and Human Services;US Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, US Department of Justice, Mothers Against Drunk Driving;and Students Against Drunk Driving...
  13. COPE/Healthy Lifestyles for Teens: A School-Based RCT
    Bernadette M Melnyk; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Unfortunately, physical and mental health services continue to be largely separated instead of integrated in the nation's healthcare system, which often ..
  14. Research Training in Mental Health Services and Systems
    Joseph P Morrissey; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..continuation application requests funding for an institutional postdoctoral Training Program (TP) in Mental Health Services and Systems Research co-sponsored by the two leading public and private universities in the southeastern ..
  15. Scaling up services for people with psychosis in Nigeria: a pilot study
    Oyewusi Gureje; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The collaboration will build on: 1) the long and impressive history of psychiatric and mental health services research in Nigeria [11-52];2) the evidence presented in the landmark Global Mental Health and Packages of ..
  16. Life Goals Collaborative Care to Improve Health Outcomes in Mental Disorders
    Amy M Kilbourne; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..by mental health-related symptoms and barriers to access and continuity of care between physical and mental health services. Objectives: The primary aim of this randomized controlled effectiveness trial (RCT) is to determine ..
  17. Research Training: Socio-Economics of Mental Health Service Delivery in SE Europe
    Richard M Scheffler; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We propose to build upon the successful "Finance and Mental Health Services Training in Czech Republic/Central Europe (5-D43-TW005810-10). Prof...
  18. Alcohol Advertising, Drinking and Driving: A Study of Underage Youth and Adults
    Dean R Lillard; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..8 million youth age 12 to 20 reported having had a drink in the past month (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 2007)...
  19. Collaborative Model Addressing Mental Health in the Perinatal Period
    Cynthia D Connelly; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..to usual services (CONTROL) to identify MD, increase service referrals and service receipt to appropriate mental health services, within primary obstetric settings serving ethnically diverse, low income pregnant women in CPSP ..
  20. Barriers and Facilitators of Mental Health Services Utilization Among Latinos
    Milagros C Rosal; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  21. Implementation of a Measurement Feedback System in School Mental Health
    AARON ROBERT LYON; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Nowhere is this gap more apparent than in schools. Schools provide the bulk of youth mental health services (>70%) and effectively reduce service access disparities by ethnicity and socioeconomic status...
  22. Dual Use of VA and Non-VA Healthcare Services Among Veterans Younger than 65
    Alan N West; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..2) expanding health programs for women Veterans, and 3) improving the quality, access, and value of mental health services. The proposed study will advance our understanding of how younger Veterans in rural states use VA, the ..
  23. Preventing Maternal Depression in Head Start
    Michael Silverstein; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Among these women, access to mental health services is known to be poor...
  24. Testing a Comorbid PTSD &Substance/Alcohol Use Intervention in Delinquent Girls
    Amy E Lansing; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..the most serious mental health problems resulting from violence exposure and maltreatment never receive mental health services [MHS]...
  25. Integrated vs. Separate Care for Hepatitis C, Substance Abuse, and HIV Prevention
    Brian R Edlin; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The program provided primary care, hepatitis C specialty care, mental health services, and substance abuse treatment, using Case Managers and Multidisciplinary Case Conf- erences to coordinate ..
  26. Patient Navigation for Depressed Mothers in Head Start - An Engagement Strategy
    Michael Silverstein; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Among these women, myriad cultural, psychological and logistic barriers impede engagement with mental health services, resulting in disparities in access to care...
  27. Reducing Violence and HIV Risk Among War-Exposed Liberian Youth
    Nathan B Hansen; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..as it develops its mental health policy and expands its professional capacity in HIV prevention and mental health services, as well as relevance to other countries in the region, such as Sierra Leone, Guinea, and Cote D'..
  28. First-Episode Psychosis and Pre-Onset Cannabis Use
    Michael T Compton; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..across ethnic groups, under-representation of African Americans in clinical research, underuse of mental health services by African Americans, and very high rates of cannabis use in this population...
  29. Parent Education and Resources for Self-Injurious Youth
    Janis L Whitlock; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Given the direct costs associated with psychiatric disorders and use of mental health services, it is especially important to develop and test innovative programs for parents...
  30. Building Research Capacity to Improve Mental Health in China across the Lifespan
    Arthur M Kleinman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..to mental health leaders and policy makers the importance of implementation research in improving mental health services for China...
  31. Engaging Homeless Youth in Vocational Training to Meet Their Mental Health Needs
    Kristin M Ferguson; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..also lacks a recruitment protocol for engaging and retaining homeless, street youth in vocational and mental health services. The overall goal of this PAR-06-248 R34 proposal is to enhance the engagement and retention of homeless ..
  32. Improving PTSD Management in Primary Care
    Lisa S Meredith; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..NIMH priorities for "understanding effective means of organizing, implementing, financing, and delivering mental health services in primary care" outlined in PA-07-312 "Mental Health Consequences of Violence and Trauma (R01)"...
  33. Help Seeking Behavior in College Women
    ANGELA F AMAR; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..women do not report their DV to campus or local authorities and many do not seek needed health care or mental health services 3, 4...
  34. The Quality of Buprenorphine Treatment for Medicaid Beneficiaries
    Jeffrey D Baxter; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) published treatment guidelines to support practitioners providing this new ..
  35. Using Technology to Improve Eating Disorders Treatment
    DENISE ELLA WILFLEY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..can be readily disseminated and easily adopted by organizations for independent use, reducing burden for mental health services while increasing access to care...
  36. Improving Metabolic Screening in Diverse Severely Mentally Ill Populations
    Christina Mangurian; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..To further develop her career as a mental health services researcher and to accomplish her research plan, she requires specific training in three areas: 1) clinical ..
  37. Quality of Mental Health Care in Assisted Living
    QUINCY MILES SAMUS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..knowledge base in principles of HSR instrument development;(4) foster independence for future work in mental health services research through interactions and collaborations with leaders in related fields;and (5) train in the ..
  38. Can Medicaid Benefits Reduce Access Disparities for Minority Children &Youth?
    LONNIE ROSCOE SNOWDEN; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..2) Estimate the extent to which California's enforcement of EPSDT mental health services reduced disparities in access (measured by overall penetration rates;outpatient treatment penetration ..
  39. Telemedicine to Improve Depression and Adherence in HIV+ Women in the Rural South
    Mirjam Colette Kempf; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..at decreasing depression morbidity and simultaneously increases retention and adherence to HIV care and 3) Its use of telemedicine technology, which will allow for barriers of access to care and mental health services to be addressed.
  40. Reducing Ethnic and Racial Bias in Screening for Psychiatric Disorders in Adolesc
    Margarita Alegria; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..For racial and ethnic minority youth, there is a great disparity in the receipt of mental health services and, as a result, these youth are more likely to experience persistent impairment from psychiatric ..
  41. Enhancing Mental Health Treatment Engagement and Retention for Older Adults with
    Kyaien O Conner; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..interventions research methodology, advanced statistical analyses and conceptual issues in conducting mental health services research necessary to enable the candidate to implement a successful independent research career focused ..
  42. PREGNANCY RISK ASSESSMENT MONITORING SYSTEM
    MARIE KIELY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..These priorities include a range of MCH needs such as improving access to children's mental health services, decreasing pediatric overweight and obesity, improving oral health and access to dental care, decreasing ..
  43. Systems of Care for New Moms: Integrating Depression Treatment
    Luis H Zayas; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..is a significant public health matter, particularly among poor urban minority women with limited access to mental health services. Through research we know how to treat depression...
  44. Tai Chi for Treating Major Depressive Disorder in Underserved Chinese Americans
    Albert S Yeung; Fiscal Year: 2012
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Chinese Americans have a distinct pattern of underutilization of mental health services, characterized by delayed onset of treatment and higher attrition rates...
  45. Youth Mental Health Outcomes Tracking System: Self, Parent, & Clinician-Reported
    Benjamin B Brodey; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..There will be three versions of these item banks: one to be completed by youth (ages 13-17) receiving mental health services, one to be completed by parents of youth (ages 5-17) receiving mental health services, and one to be ..
  46. Depressed Mothers in Rural Areas: Web-Facilitated Cognitive Behavioral Treatment
    Lisa B Sheeber; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..group who are at exceptional risk for depressive syndromes and who have increasingly limited access to mental health services. Despite the availability of efficacious treatments, most depressed persons do not receive treatment...
  47. The Relationship Between State EPSDT Policies, Well-Child Care and Age of Autism
    AMY MARIE DANIELS; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Daniels for an academic career in child mental health services research and, more specifically, to enable her to understand and study the mechanisms through which ..
  48. Expressive Writing Intervention for PTSD Prevention
    Grant Marshall; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..useful for economically- disadvantaged Hispanic survivors who may choose not to avail themselves of formal mental health services. Knowledge derived from this randomized controlled trial regarding possible moderators and mediators of ..
  49. Developing Community-Based Interventions for American Indian Mental Health
    Jessica R Goodkind; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..by applicant): My long term career goal is to develop a research program that addresses disparities in mental health services for marginalized, traumatized and underserved populations...
  50. Mobile Phone Intervention to Prevent Youth Suicide in Rural Communities
    Anthony R Pisani; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..and adults, minimal help seeking by adolescents, and by problems with accessibility and acceptability of mental health services. These barriers are particularly relevant in rural and underserved communities, which have 2-10 times ..
  51. Parsing the schizophrenia-bipolar spectrum: an MEG based schizoaffective endophen
    Martin Reite; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..disorder more common than schizophrenia (SZ) - the Mental Health Corp of Denver, the primary provider of mental health services to the Denver- Boulder metropolitan region - has 813 patients with a SAD diagnosis, but only 748 with a SZ ..
  52. ACISR for Late-Life Depression Prevention
    Charles F Reynolds; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..illness to prevent its progression, to promote healthspan and independence, and to mitigate inequities in mental health services access and delivery to low-income people...
  53. Employment as a Peer Support Technician: Impact on Mental Health Recovery
    Susan V Eisen; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..this transformation significant resources have been committed to integrating peer providers into existing mental health services both as peer support technicians and as peer vocational rehabilitation specialists...
  54. Facilitating Advancement in the Social Sciences
    CARRIE L SAETERMOE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..and functionally diverse samples, topics that are directly and indirectly linked with health and mental health services, environments crucial to the development and maintenance of mental health such as schools, Veteran's ..
  55. CIT &MH Service Access in Police Contacts: Impact on Outcomes of Persons w/SMI
    Amy C Watson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..CIT can be considered a form of pre- booking jail diversion that facilitates referral to the mental health services system...
  56. Reducing Disparities in Mental Health Expenditure Among Children in Child Welfare
    Ramesh Raghavan; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..are disproportionately non-white, and display considerable race/ethnic disparities in their utilization of mental health services. What makes these disparities especially pernicious is that virtually all of these children have ..
  57. Mental Health Skills for Latino Assistants in Primary Care
    Lawrence S Wissow; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Differences in Latino's use of mental health services persist even after accounting for health status and the mediating effect of socioeconomic status...
  58. RCT to Improve Internalized Stigma and Services Engagement Among People with SMI
    Alicia Lucksted; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..It can degrade a person's use of needed mental health services, other assistance, and quality of life (16-20)...
  59. Racial/Ethnic Disparities In Mental Health Service and Medical Care Expenditures
    AUDREY LYNN JONES; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..due to differences in access to care or whether there are also disparities in the quality or intensity of mental health services (MHS) among those with access...
  60. The role of cognitive abilities in stress induced drinking
    ROBERT DANIEL DVORAK; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..problems due to an increased prevalence of alcohol consumption among this population (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration [SAMHSA], 2008). College is a time of considerable change and adjustment...
  61. Psychotherapy for Major Depression in the Community
    PAUL F CRITS CHRISTOPH; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..NHSP is the largest publicly funded provider of mental health services in Philadelphia...
  62. STRENGTHENING MEDICAID-FUNDED MENTAL HEALTH COVERAGE FOR CHILDREN IN CHILD WELFAR
    Ramesh Raghavan; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..a linkage combines the richness of person-level information contained in survey data - such as need for mental health services identified using standardized psychometric measures - with use and expenditure information contained in ..
  63. METHODS FOR INCOMPLETE MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES DATA
    Thomas Belin; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The primary focus of this proposal is to examine a number of issues related to incomplete data in mental health services. These incomplete data can occur either due to the nature of the research design, or due to non-response ..
  64. Medicaid Managed Care for MH Services in Rural Settings
    Cathleen Willging; Fiscal Year: 2003
    In July 1997, the State of New Mexico established a Medicaid managed care (MMC) Program for physical and mental health services. This program led to adverse effects in the state's mental health safety net, as 69 community-based programs ..
  65. 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 outcomes...
  66. Mental Health Services and Global Trade
    Howard Waitzkin; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..1) to refine a conceptual framework and methodological approach for clarifying the relationships between mental health services and global trade; 2) to assess the decisions and actions of major groups concerning globalization and ..
  67. Finance and Mental Health Services Training in Czech Republic/Central Europe
    Richard M Scheffler; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..and Slovak Republics in the latest research methods and issues regarding the financing and delivery of mental health services. Further, we propose to continue to expand this program, which in its first five years has already ..
  68. California MHS Act: Impact on Practice & Organizational Culture in Public Clinics
    Joel T Braslow; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..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 client outcomes...
  69. 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)...
  70. MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH FOR PERSONS WITH SMD
    Robert Drake; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..RISP) will strengthen the New Hampshire-Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center (PRC) and extend the PRC's mental health services research program into new areas of importance to the state mental health systems of New England...
  71. 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...
  72. New Mexico Mental Health Mentorship/Education Program
    Howard Waitzkin; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..An intensive, one-week annual training institute introduces mental health services research to minority junior faculty members and graduate students from Southwest institutions...
  73. Social and Economic Factors in Late-Life Depression
    Jeffrey Harman; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..More needs to be known about the factors associated with the use of mental health services by elderly persons, yet there are very few researchers examining these issues...
  74. CONTINUITY OF CARE & OUTCOME OF SEVERE MENTAL DISORDERS
    Ramin Mojtabai; Fiscal Year: 2003
    A five-year research and educational program is proposed to prepare the principal investigator a career in mental health services research with a focus on patients with severe mental disorders...
  75. ETHNIC MATCHING AND USE OF MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
    Lonnie Snowden; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..of mental health clients with practitioners and the relationship of such matching to utilization of mental health services in the public sector...
  76. Collaborative HIV/AIDS Prevention and Mental Health Treatment Project
    Susan Reif; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Despite the need to address mental disorders, many HIV-infected individuals are not receiving mental health services due to significant community, interpersonal, and financial barriers...
  77. Drug Use, HIV, and Other Comorbidities In A Vulnerable Population
    Susan D Cochran; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..have begun to document an elevated risk for substance use, mental health morbidity and high levels of mental health services use among lesbians, gay men and bisexual individuals...
  78. ORGANIZATION AND FINANCING OF CARE FOR THE SERIOUSLY ME
    David Mechanic; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Care for the Severely Mentally Ill provides a well developed infrastructure for research and training in mental health services research and policy of direct relevance to improving systems of care, clinical practice, social policy ..
  79. PROGRAM FOR MH SERVICES WITH HEALTH CARE REFORM
    NOEL MAZADE; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..The aim is consistent with three major NIMH initiatives: Public Academic Liaison (PAL); mental health services research as reflected in "Caring for People with Severe Mental Disorders: A National Plan to Improve ..