religion and psychology

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Summary: The interrelationship of psychology and religion.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Religious involvement, spirituality, and medicine: implications for clinical practice
    P S Mueller
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn, 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 76:1225-35. 2001
  2. ncbi Religious attendance increases survival by improving and maintaining good health behaviors, mental health, and social relationships
    W J Strawbridge
    Human Population Laboratory, Berkeley, CA 94704-1011, USA
    Ann Behav Med 23:68-74. 2001
  3. ncbi Widowhood and spirituality: coping responses to bereavement
    Scott T Michael
    The University of Alabama, Department of Psychology, Box 870348, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 0348, USA
    J Women Aging 15:145-65; discussion 185-7. 2003
  4. ncbi Religious involvement and 6-year course of depressive symptoms in older Dutch citizens: results from the Longitudinal Aging Study Amsterdam
    Arjan W Braam
    Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Aging Health 16:467-89. 2004
  5. ncbi Religious coping methods as predictors of psychological, physical and spiritual outcomes among medically ill elderly patients: a two-year longitudinal study
    Kenneth I Pargament
    Department of Psychology, Bowling Green State University, Ohio 43403, USA
    J Health Psychol 9:713-30. 2004
  6. ncbi Effect of religion on suicide attempts in outpatients with schizophrenia or schizo-affective disorders compared with inpatients with non-psychotic disorders
    Philippe Huguelet
    Hopitaux Universitaires de Geneve, Departement de Psychiatrie, Service de Psychiatrie Adulte, Secteur 1 Eaux Vives, Rue du 31 Décembre 36, CH 1207 Geneve, Switzerland
    Eur Psychiatry 22:188-94. 2007
  7. ncbi Religiosity/spirituality and pain in patients with sickle cell disease
    M Ojinga Harrison
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 193:250-7. 2005
  8. ncbi Religion and psychosis: a common evolutionary trajectory?
    Simon Dein
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, Charles Bell House, 67 Riding House Street, London WC1 7EY, UK
    Transcult Psychiatry 48:318-35. 2011
  9. ncbi The Dark Night of the Soul: causes and resolution of emotional distress among contemplative nuns
    Glòria Durà-Vilà
    Academic Unit of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Transcult Psychiatry 47:548-70. 2010
  10. ncbi An analysis of suicide and undetermined deaths in 17 predominantly Islamic countries contrasted with the UK
    Colin Pritchard
    Institute of Health and Community Studies, Bournemouth University, UK
    Psychol Med 37:421-30. 2007

Research Grants

  1. PREDICTING DEPRESSION OUTCOMES IN MEDICALLY ILL ELDERS
    Harold Koenig; Fiscal Year: 2003
  2. RELIGION, AGING, AND HEALTH
    Neal Krause; Fiscal Year: 2007
  3. Religion, Aging, and Mexican American Health
    Neal Krause; Fiscal Year: 2010
  4. Aversive Interpersonal Events, Psychopathology, and Health
    Michael McCullough; Fiscal Year: 2008
  5. SEXUAL HEALTH PRACTICES OF HOMELESS ADOLESCENTS
    DONNA REW; Fiscal Year: 2005
  6. A Longitudinal Study of Health Risk Behavior in Youth
    DONNA REW; Fiscal Year: 2006
  7. Developing Health Behaviors in Middle Adolescence
    DONNA LYNN REW; Fiscal Year: 2010
  8. Handheld Computer Diaries to Enhance Alcohol Assessment
    Kimberly Arriola; Fiscal Year: 2005
  9. Organ Donation in the Black Community: A Focus on Family
    Kimberly Arriola; Fiscal Year: 2006
  10. HEALTH COMMUNICATION IN CANCER CONTROL
    Marci Campbell; Fiscal Year: 2004

Detail Information

Publications273 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Religious involvement, spirituality, and medicine: implications for clinical practice
    P S Mueller
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn, 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 76:1225-35. 2001
    ..Furthermore, many sources of spiritual care (e.g., chaplains) are available to clinicians to address the spiritual needs of patients...
  2. ncbi Religious attendance increases survival by improving and maintaining good health behaviors, mental health, and social relationships
    W J Strawbridge
    Human Population Laboratory, Berkeley, CA 94704-1011, USA
    Ann Behav Med 23:68-74. 2001
    ..Further understanding the mechanisms involved could aid health promotion and intervention efforts...
  3. ncbi Widowhood and spirituality: coping responses to bereavement
    Scott T Michael
    The University of Alabama, Department of Psychology, Box 870348, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 0348, USA
    J Women Aging 15:145-65; discussion 185-7. 2003
    ..After reviewing the literature the authors conclude that older women use religious coping as well as religious and spiritual beliefs and behaviors to facilitate positive adjustment to the loss of a spouse...
  4. ncbi Religious involvement and 6-year course of depressive symptoms in older Dutch citizens: results from the Longitudinal Aging Study Amsterdam
    Arjan W Braam
    Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Aging Health 16:467-89. 2004
    ..Expanding on cross-sectional studies, associations are examined between religious involvement and the 6-year course of depressive symptoms in older adults...
  5. ncbi Religious coping methods as predictors of psychological, physical and spiritual outcomes among medically ill elderly patients: a two-year longitudinal study
    Kenneth I Pargament
    Department of Psychology, Bowling Green State University, Ohio 43403, USA
    J Health Psychol 9:713-30. 2004
    ..g. punishing God reappraisal, interpersonal religious discontent) were predictive of declines in health. Patients who continue to struggle with religious issues over time may be particularly at risk for health-related problems...
  6. ncbi Effect of religion on suicide attempts in outpatients with schizophrenia or schizo-affective disorders compared with inpatients with non-psychotic disorders
    Philippe Huguelet
    Hopitaux Universitaires de Geneve, Departement de Psychiatrie, Service de Psychiatrie Adulte, Secteur 1 Eaux Vives, Rue du 31 Décembre 36, CH 1207 Geneve, Switzerland
    Eur Psychiatry 22:188-94. 2007
    ..Interventions aiming to lower the number of suicide attempts in patients with schizophrenia should take these data into account...
  7. ncbi Religiosity/spirituality and pain in patients with sickle cell disease
    M Ojinga Harrison
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 193:250-7. 2005
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  8. ncbi Religion and psychosis: a common evolutionary trajectory?
    Simon Dein
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, Charles Bell House, 67 Riding House Street, London WC1 7EY, UK
    Transcult Psychiatry 48:318-35. 2011
    ..It is suggested that religion and schizophrenia have perhaps had a related evolutionary trajectory...
  9. ncbi The Dark Night of the Soul: causes and resolution of emotional distress among contemplative nuns
    Glòria Durà-Vilà
    Academic Unit of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Transcult Psychiatry 47:548-70. 2010
    ..We conclude by discussing the clinical implications of this religious narrative, highlighting the importance of incorporating existential issues into clinical practice...
  10. ncbi An analysis of suicide and undetermined deaths in 17 predominantly Islamic countries contrasted with the UK
    Colin Pritchard
    Institute of Health and Community Studies, Bournemouth University, UK
    Psychol Med 37:421-30. 2007
    ..It has been suggested that to avoid under-reporting of suicides, both formal suicide verdicts and OVD should be considered together because OVD may contain 'hidden' suicides...
  11. ncbi Religious and nonreligious coping in older adults experiencing chronic pain
    Karen S Dunn
    School of Nursing, Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan 48309, USA
    Pain Manag Nurs 5:19-28. 2004
    ..Older women also reported using diversion and exercise significantly more often than did older men...
  12. ncbi Religious coping among Jews: development and initial validation of the JCOPE
    David H Rosmarin
    Department of Psychology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403, USA
    J Clin Psychol 65:670-83. 2009
    ..Results suggest that the JCOPE has good psychometric properties, and that religious coping is a significant predictor of psychological distress among Jews...
  13. ncbi The psychological outcome of religious coping with stressful life events in a Swiss sample of church attendees
    Urs Winter
    Saint Otmar Church, St Gallen, Switzerland
    Psychother Psychosom 78:240-4. 2009
    ..In contrast to the United States, the effect of R/S on psychological adjustment to stress is a widely unexplored area in Europe...
  14. ncbi The experiences of carers in Taiwanese culture who have long-term schizophrenia in their families: a phenomenological study
    X Y Huang
    School of Nursing and Nursing Department, China Medical University and Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 16:874-83. 2009
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  15. ncbi A randomized trial of the effect of prayer on depression and anxiety
    Peter A Boelens
    University of Mississippi, USA
    Int J Psychiatry Med 39:377-92. 2009
    ..To investigate the effect of direct contact person-to-person prayer on depression, anxiety, positive emotions, and salivary cortisol levels...
  16. ncbi Religion and women's health in Ghana: insights into HIV/AIDs preventive and protective behavior
    Baffour K Takyi
    Department of Sociology, University of Akron, Akron, OH 44325 1905, USA
    Soc Sci Med 56:1221-34. 2003
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  17. ncbi Religiousness and depression: evidence for a main effect and the moderating influence of stressful life events
    Timothy B Smith
    Department of Counseling Psychology, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602 5093, USA
    Psychol Bull 129:614-36. 2003
    ..g., avoiding difficulties through religious activities, blaming God for difficulties) associated with higher levels of depressive symptoms, the opposite direction of the overall findings...
  18. pmc Spirituality and religion in patients with HIV/AIDS
    Sian Cotton
    Health Services Research and Development, VA Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:S5-13. 2006
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  19. pmc An increase in religiousness/spirituality occurs after HIV diagnosis and predicts slower disease progression over 4 years in people with HIV
    Gail Ironson
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:S62-8. 2006
    ..However, confronting a major medical crisis may be a time when people turn to the sacred...
  20. ncbi Religion, self-regulation, and self-control: Associations, explanations, and implications
    Michael E McCullough
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33124 0751, USA
    Psychol Bull 135:69-93. 2009
    ..The authors conclude with suggestions for future research...
  21. ncbi Suicide and attempted suicide in Pakistan
    M M Khan
    Department of Psychiatry, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Crisis 19:172-6. 1998
    ..It is important that researchers in Islamic countries like Pakistan not be deterred by the apparent low rates of suicide in these countries, but conduct further research in this important yet neglected public-health problem...
  22. ncbi HIV and Islam: is HIV prevalence lower among Muslims?
    Peter B Gray
    Department of Anthropology, Peabody Museum, Harvard University, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Soc Sci Med 58:1751-6. 2004
    ..g., vs. extramarital affairs) and other factors, but that benefits arising from circumcision may help account for lower HIV prevalence among Muslims...
  23. ncbi Religion and coping with serious medical illness
    H G Koenig
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 35:352-9. 2001
    ..To review and discuss some of the research published in the last several decades that has addressed the role that religion plays in helping patients cope with serious medical illness...
  24. ncbi Religion and anxiety: a critical review of the literature
    Andrea K Shreve-Neiger
    West Virginia University, Life Sciences Building, 53 Campus Drive, P O Box 6040, Morgantown 26506, USA
    Clin Psychol Rev 24:379-97. 2004
    ..Conceptual and methodological weaknesses that potentially threaten the validity and generalizability of the findings are discussed. Finally, conclusions and directions for future research are provided...
  25. ncbi Gender differences in the association between religious involvement and depression: the Cache County (Utah) study
    Maria C Norton
    Department of Family, Consumer and Human Development, Utah State University, Logan, UT 84322 4440, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 61:P129-36. 2006
    ..Though causality cannot be determined here, these findings suggest that the association between religious involvement and depression may differ substantially between men and women...
  26. ncbi Religion and nurses' attitudes to euthanasia and physician assisted suicide
    Joris Gielen
    Interdisciplinary Centre for the Study of Religion and World View, Leuven, Belgium
    Nurs Ethics 16:303-18. 2009
    ..We concluded that no study has so far exhaustively investigated the relationship between religion or world view and nurses' attitudes towards euthanasia or physician assisted suicide and that further research is required...
  27. ncbi Political, religious and occupational identities in context: placing identity status paradigm in context
    Olga Solomontos-Kountouri
    School of Psychology and Human Development, Institute of Education, University of London, 25 Woburn Square, London WC1 H 0AA, UK
    J Adolesc 31:241-58. 2008
    ..The fact that identity status is found to be reactive to context suggests that developmental stage models of identity status should place greater emphasis on context...
  28. pmc The effects of religion, superstition, and perceived gender inequality on the degree of suicide intent: a study of serious attempters in China
    Jie Zhang
    Central University of Finance and Economics, Beijing, China
    Omega (Westport) 55:185-97. 2007
    ..The socio-psychological traits and traditional culture values and norms have important impacts on suicide patterns in Chinese societies...
  29. ncbi Influence of spirituality and religiousness on substance misuse in patients with schizophrenia or schizo-affective disorder
    Philippe Huguelet
    Departement de Psychiatrie, Hopitaux Universitaires de Geneve, Geneve, Switzerland
    Subst Use Misuse 44:502-13. 2009
    ..It played a negative role in 3% of cases. Religion may play a role in the recovery of schizophrenia patients with substance misuse comorbidity...
  30. ncbi Religion and spirituality along the suicidal path
    Erminia Colucci
    Centre for International Mental Health, School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne VIC Australia
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 38:229-44. 2008
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  31. ncbi Atheism and mental health
    Rob Whitley
    Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center, Lebanon, NH 03766, USA
    Harv Rev Psychiatry 18:190-4. 2010
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  32. ncbi Religious commitment, religious coping and anxiety: a study in German patients with breast cancer
    C Zwingmann
    Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 17:361-70. 2008
    ..In contrast, positive religious coping did not function as a moderator and appeared to be closely related to religious commitment. This may be due to the specific religious-cultural background in Germany...
  33. ncbi Mental health service utilization of Somali adolescents: religion, community, and school as gateways to healing
    B Heidi Ellis
    Department of Psychiatry, Children s Hospital Boston, 21 Autumn Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Transcult Psychiatry 47:789-811. 2010
    ..The GPM provides a helpful model for understanding refugee youth access to services, and an elaborated model is presented showing how existing pathways to help could be built upon to improve refugee youth access to services...
  34. ncbi Research on religion, spirituality, and mental health: a review
    Harold G Koenig
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Can J Psychiatry 54:283-91. 2009
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  35. ncbi Religion, spirituality, and their relevance to medicine: an update
    Andrew J Weaver
    Am Fam Physician 73:1336-7. 2006
  36. ncbi Religious participation as a predictor of mental health status and treatment outcomes in older persons
    Hongtu Chen
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:144-53. 2007
    ..This study focuses on examining the relations of religious participation and affiliation to mental health status among older primary care patients, and to the use and clinical outcomes of mental health services...
  37. ncbi Spiritual well-being, sleep disturbance, and mental and physical health status in HIV-infected individuals
    Kenneth D Phillips
    University of South Carolina, College of Nursing, Columbia, South Carolina, USA
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 27:125-39. 2006
    ..Every study participant reported sleep disturbance. The findings suggest that spiritual well-being and sleep quality need to be assessed so appropriate interventions can be implemented to improve health outcomes in this population...
  38. ncbi Relationships of religion and spirituality to glycemic control in Black women with type 2 diabetes
    Kelley Newlin
    College of Nursing, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL 33431, USA
    Nurs Res 57:331-9. 2008
    ..Although religion and spirituality are prominent in the lives of Black women with type 2 diabetes (T2DM), there is little research on the relationships of religion and spirituality to glycemic control (GC) in this population...
  39. ncbi Meaning, spirituality, and wellness in cancer survivors
    Mary L S Vachon
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Semin Oncol Nurs 24:218-25. 2008
    ..To explore the concepts of meaning, spirituality, and wellness in cancer survivors...
  40. ncbi From spirituality to coping strategy: making sense of chronic illness
    Wendy Greenstreet
    Department of Adult Nursing Studies, Faculty of Health and Social Care, Canterbury Christ Church University, Canterbury, Kent
    Br J Nurs 15:938-42. 2006
    ..In understanding how patients make sense of their circumstances nurses are more likely to be able to offer appropriate support to effect coping...
  41. ncbi Perceptions of incorporating spirituality into their care: a phenomenological study of female patients on hemodialysis
    Ruth A Tanyi
    Loma Linda University, School of Public Health, CA, USA
    Nephrol Nurs J 33:532-8. 2006
    ..Participants expressed that nephrology nurses are uniquely positioned to understand their individualized spiritual needs and implement spiritual care...
  42. ncbi Spiritual experiences of parents and caregivers who have children with disabilities or special needs
    Susan Speraw
    The University of Tennessee College of Nursing, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996 4180, USA
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 27:213-30. 2006
    ..No parent or caregiver perceived nurses as having an awareness of or interest in spirituality within families of children who have special needs...
  43. ncbi The experience of hope for informal caregivers of palliative patients
    Lorraine F Holtslander
    College of Nursing, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada
    J Palliat Care 21:285-91. 2005
    ..Health care professionals need to recognize and value the experience of hope for the informal caregivers of palliative patients...
  44. ncbi Treading lightly: spirituality issues in mental health nursing
    Clare Wilding
    Charles Sturt University, Albury, New South Wales, Australia
    Int J Ment Health Nurs 15:144-52. 2006
    ..For these reasons, it is proposed that mental health professionals must be prepared to discuss patients' spiritual needs in the context of their health concerns...
  45. ncbi Spiritual issues in psychiatric care
    Wanda K Mohr
    Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, USA
    Perspect Psychiatr Care 42:174-83. 2006
    ..Accordingly, they should screen patients and strive to meet patient needs for spiritual expression, while recognizing that there are important boundary and ethical issues in psychiatric mental health settings...
  46. ncbi A qualitative examination of a spiritually-based intervention and self-management in the workplace
    T Anne Richards
    Public Health Institute, Oakland, California, USA
    Nurs Sci Q 19:231-9. 2006
    ..The findings suggest that this program can be an effective intervention among nurses in dealing with the demands of the healthcare environment and may be a resource for continuing education curricula...
  47. ncbi Uncertainty appraisal coping and quality of life in breast cancer survivors
    Tipaporn Wonghongkul
    Faculty of Nursing, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand
    Cancer Nurs 29:250-7. 2006
    ..All 3 variables explained 21.8% variance of quality of life. Uncertainty and harm appraisal influence quality of life in breast cancer survivors. Suggestions and further implications were included...
  48. ncbi Racism-related stress, Africultural coping, and religious problem-solving among African Americans
    Ma at E Lyris Lewis-Coles
    Department of Counseling, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York, NY 10019, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 12:433-43. 2006
    ..Individual racism-related stress was not predictive of any forms of Africultural coping strategies or religious problem-solving. Implications of the findings are discussed...
  49. ncbi Parting gifts: the spiritual needs of children
    Emily Hufton
    A and E Department, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester, UK
    J Child Health Care 10:240-50. 2006
    ..It is identified that for carers, a degree of self-awareness is crucial in order to develop an open and flexible working definition of what spirituality is and means...
  50. ncbi The impact of religiousness, spirituality, and social support on psychological well-being among older adults in rural areas
    Dong Pil Yoon
    J Gerontol Soc Work 48:281-98. 2007
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  51. ncbi Promoting spiritual health in home healthcare
    Elizabeth Johnston Taylor
    Loma Linda University, School of Nursing, Loma Linda, CA 92354, USA
    Home Healthc Nurse 26:367-74. 2008
    ..After a review of pertinent theory and research, clinical implications are identified, including appropriate goals for clinicians with regard to spiritual health promotion...
  52. ncbi The spiritual experience of high-risk pregnancy
    Sheri Price
    IWK Health Centre, School of Nursing, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 36:63-70. 2007
    ..To uncover the spiritual beliefs and practices of women experiencing high-risk pregnancies...
  53. ncbi Conceptualizations of dying by an elderly man
    Helen K Black
    Thomas Jefferson University, Center for Applied Research on Aging and Health, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Palliat Care 23:87-92. 2007
  54. ncbi An Islamic perspective on coping with catastrophe
    Abdul Basit
    South Med J 100:950-1. 2007
  55. ncbi Integrative review of spirituality in African American breast cancer survivors
    Lynette M Gibson
    School of Nursing, Clemson University, USA
    ABNF J 17:67-72. 2006
    ..Culturally appropriate, evidence-based nursing care should include spiritually based interventions that acknowledge the significance of God...
  56. ncbi An exploration of the spiritual and psychosocial variables associated with husband-to-wife abuse and its effect on women in abusive relationships
    David A Katerndahl
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio 78229 3900, USA
    Int J Psychiatry Med 37:113-28. 2007
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  57. ncbi Aspects of spirituality concerning illness
    René van Leeuwen
    Health Department Ed, Christian University Ede, Ede, Netherlands
    Scand J Caring Sci 21:482-9. 2007
    ..Follow up research should aim at further exploration of spiritual aspects in care, the relationship between spirituality and health and at effective training of caregivers...
  58. ncbi Women's experience of spirituality within end-stage renal disease and hemodialysis
    Ruth A Tanyi
    Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California, USA
    Clin Nurs Res 17:32-49. 2008
    ..These findings may be used to improve holistic nursing practice and education in related areas...
  59. ncbi A begining look at the spiritual practices of older adults
    Mary T Quinn Griffin
    Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    J Christ Nurs 25:100-2. 2008
  60. ncbi Spiritual and religious involvement relate to end-of-life decision-making in patients undergoing coronary bypass graft surgery
    Amy L Ai
    University of Washington Health Sciences, Seattle 98105 6299, USA
    Int J Psychiatry Med 38:113-32. 2008
    ..Therefore, faith factors appear to have independent but complex effects on end-of-life decision making in middle-aged and older cardiac patients...
  61. ncbi Spiritual well-being, religious coping, and the quality of life of African American breast cancer treatment: a pilot study
    Phyllis D Morgan
    Department of Nursing, Fayetteville State University, NC 28301, USA
    ABNF J 17:73-7. 2006
    ..These findings suggest that nurses should incorporate spiritual and religious support in the care of African American women during the breast cancer treatment phase...
  62. ncbi Assessing spirituality in mentally ill African Americans
    Bobbie Perdue
    Fayetteville State University Department of Nursing, North Carolina, USA
    ABNF J 17:78-81. 2006
    ..Mental Health professionals who use spirituality as a tool for recovery can expect to have better client outcomes when working with African Americans than those who do not...
  63. ncbi Enhancing spiritual well-being among suicidal African American female survivors of intimate partner violence
    Natalie C Arnette
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    J Clin Psychol 63:909-24. 2007
    ..Therapeutic strategies for reducing hopelessness and enhancing positive religious coping to improve spiritual and existential well-being are presented; such strategies will ensure the interventions are more culturally competent...
  64. ncbi Hope: a construct central to nursing
    Judith Fitzgerald Miller
    Marquette University College of Nursing, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
    Nurs Forum 42:12-9. 2007
    ..To enhance understanding of the concept of hope from a synthesis of varied perspectives...
  65. ncbi Relational spirituality and depression in adolescent girls
    Alethea Desrosiers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    J Clin Psychol 63:1021-37. 2007
    ..This pattern in the findings suggests that uniquely in girls, depression may be associated with disruptions in a relational form of spirituality...
  66. ncbi The influence of spirituality on health care-seeking behaviors among African Americans
    Lydia R Figueroa
    Hampton University, School of Nursing, Hampton, Virginia, USA
    ABNF J 17:82-8. 2006
    ..It was concluded that spirituality should be a focus for health care professionals in providing holistic care for African Americans...
  67. ncbi Spirituality in later life: effect on quality of life
    Anita E Molzahn
    School of Nursing, University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
    J Gerontol Nurs 33:32-9. 2007
    ..Given difficulties in measuring spirituality and homogeneity of the sample, further research is warranted...
  68. ncbi Spiritual care and ageing in a secular society
    Elizabeth B MacKinlay
    School of Theology, Charles Sturt University, Barton, ACT
    Med J Aust 186:S74-6. 2007
    ..A model of spiritual tasks in older age can help explain the spiritual dimension and provide a starting point for spiritual assessment...
  69. ncbi Hope and spiritual well-being in adolescents with cancer
    Verna Hendricks-Ferguson
    Barnes Jewish College of Nursing, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    West J Nurs Res 30:385-401; discussion 402-7. 2008
    ..Adolescents' use of SWB, RWB, and EWB as coping resources should be examined in longitudinal studies from diagnosis through survivorship...
  70. ncbi Spirituality, religion, and pain
    Anita M Unruh
    School of Health Services Administration, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Can J Nurs Res 39:66-86. 2007
    ..A discussion of research implications is included...
  71. ncbi Decision making by families of older adults with advanced cognitive impairment: spirituality and meaning
    Barbara A Elliott
    University of Minnesota Medical School, Duluth 55812, USA
    J Gerontol Nurs 33:49-55. 2007
    ..Many decision makers caring for their relatives with advanced cognitive impairment invoke their spirituality to guide relationships and decisions, creating meaning in the process...
  72. ncbi Spirituality: a cultural strength for African American mothers with HIV
    Rebecca L Polzer Casarez
    School of Nursing, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX, USA
    Clin Nurs Res 17:118-32. 2008
    ..It is important for nurses working with mothers with HIV to acknowledge their spirituality and assess how spirituality helps them cope with and manage their illness...
  73. ncbi The challenge of spiritual care in a multi-faith society experienced as a Christian nurse
    Tonks N Fawcett
    Nursing Studies, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    J Clin Nurs 13:136-42. 2004
    ..However it is argued that we are still far from having a universal agreement as to what is meant by the concept of spirituality...
  74. ncbi The role of religious coping in adjustment to prostate cancer
    Terry Lynn Gall
    Faculty of Human Sciences, Saint Paul University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Cancer Nurs 27:454-61. 2004
    ..Such results suggest that religious coping functions in a complex manner within the context of long-term prostate cancer survival...
  75. ncbi "This is a Spiritual Experience": perspectives of Latter-Day Saint families living with a child with disabilities
    Elaine Sorensen Marshall
    College of Nursing, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, USA
    Qual Health Res 13:57-76. 2003
    ..The core theme, "This is a Spiritual Experience," provides the foundation for a descriptive model that depicts aspects of finding meaning and perceived transcendence...
  76. ncbi Religious/spiritual coping in childhood cystic fibrosis: a qualitative study
    Sara M Pendleton
    Division of Ambulatory Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Pediatrics 109:E8. 2002
    ..To understand the role of religiousness/spirituality in coping in children with cystic fibrosis (CF)...
  77. ncbi The essence of spirituality of terminally ill patients
    Co Shi Chantal Chao
    Department of Nursing, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University
    J Nurs Res 10:237-45. 2002
    ..The scientific rigor of this qualitative research as well as the strength and limitations of the study are reported. Implications for hospice palliative care and future research are recommended...
  78. ncbi Disability, spiritual beliefs and the church: the experiences of adults with disabilities and family members
    Linda L Treloar
    Scottsdale Community College, Scottsdale, Arizona 85256, USA
    J Adv Nurs 40:594-603. 2002
    ..Applications are drawn for helping professionals and religious leaders who provide holistic care...
  79. ncbi Finding a balance: a grounded theory study of spirituality in hemodialysis patients
    Joni Walton
    Helena and Hospice Chaplain, St Peter s Hospital, Helena, MT, USA
    Nephrol Nurs J 29:447-56; discussion 457. 2002
    ..The results of this study provide a theoretical framework to guide nursing practice as well as an understanding of what spirituality means to hemodialysis patients and how it influences their lives...
  80. ncbi Strength and vulnerability: spirituality in abused American Muslim women's lives
    Dena Hassouneh-Phillips
    Oregon Health Sciences University, School of Nursing, Oregon, USA
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 24:681-94. 2003
    ..These findings underscore the complex role spirituality may play as a source of both strength and vulnerability in American Muslim women's response to IPV...
  81. ncbi Inner resources as predictors of psychological well-being in middle-income african american breast cancer survivors
    Lynette M Richardson Gibson
    College of Health, Education, and Human Development, Clemson University School of Nursing, SC 29634 0743, USA
    Cancer Control 10:52-9. 2003
    ..Health professionals should consider strategies to enhance sense of coherence and hope when caring for African American breast cancer survivors. Qualitative research is indicated to further explore spirituality in this population...
  82. pmc The Self-Perception and Relationships Tool (S-PRT): a novel approach to the measurement of subjective health-related quality of life
    Mark J Atkinson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 2:36. 2004
    ..The Self-Perception and Relationships Tool (S-PRT) is intended to be a clinically responsive and holistic assessment of patients' experience of illness and subjective Health Related Quality of Life (HRQL)...
  83. ncbi The role of spirituality in the psychological adjustment to cancer: a test of the transactional model of stress and coping
    Kimberly K Laubmeier
    Department of Psychology, Finch University of Health Sciences, Chicago Medical School, 3333 Green Bay Road, North Chicago, Illinois 60064, USA
    Int J Behav Med 11:48-55. 2004
    ..Taken together, these findings suggest that spirituality, particularly the existential component, may be associated with reduced symptoms of distress in cancer patients regardless of life threat...
  84. ncbi Spirituality in health: the role of spirituality in critical care
    Christina Puchalski
    Department of Medicine, The George Washington University, 2131 K Street NW, 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20052, USA
    Crit Care Clin 20:487-504, x. 2004
    ..Spiritual beliefs can also impact how people cope with illness. By addressing spiritual issues of patients, loved ones, and ourselves, we can create more holistic and compassionate systems of care...
  85. ncbi Meaning of bereavement among older African American widows
    Laura S Rodgers
    Nursing Department of College of Saint Benedict Saint John s University at Saint Joseph, Minnesota, USA
    Geriatr Nurs 25:10-6. 2004
    ....
  86. pmc Engagement of patients in religious and spiritual practices: confirmatory results with the SpREUK-P 1.1 questionnaire as a tool of quality of life research
    Arndt Bussing
    Department of Medical Theory and Complementary Medicine, University Witten Herdecke, Gerhard Kienle Weg 4, 58313 Herdecke, Germany
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 3:53. 2005
    ..We deliberately avoided the intermingling of attitudes, convictions and practices, and thus addressed the distinct forms and frequencies of spiritual/religious practices in an additional manual, the SpREUK-P questionnaire...
  87. ncbi Spiritual coping mechanisms in chronic illness: a qualitative study
    Aru Narayanasamy
    Trinity Care Spirituality Research Project, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, School of Nursing, Queens Medical Centre, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
    J Clin Nurs 13:116-7. 2004
  88. ncbi Giving birth: the voices of Orthodox Jewish women living in Canada
    Sonia E Semenic
    School of Nursing, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 33:80-7. 2004
    ..To describe the meaning of the childbirth experience to Orthodox Jewish women living in Canada...
  89. ncbi Music therapy with imminently dying hospice patients and their families: facilitating release near the time of death
    Robert E Krout
    Conservatorium of Music, Massey University, Mt Cook, Wellington, New Zealand
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 20:129-34. 2003
    ..Elements to consider when providing such services to imminently dying patients and their families are discussed...
  90. ncbi Health promoting behaviors among African American women with faith-based support
    Shirlee Drayton-Brooks
    Nurse Practitioner Program, Widener University, School of Nursing, Chester, Pennsylvania 19013, USA
    ABNF J 15:84-90. 2004
    ..Trusting relationships, open communication, safe, comfortable, and familiar environments were identified as important considerations when planning health promotion interventions for an African American faith community...
  91. ncbi Relations of intrinsic spirituality with health status and symptom interference
    Linda Williams
    University of North Texas, Denton 76203 1280, USA
    Psychol Rep 91:618-26. 2002
    ..These findings have implications for understanding the role of spirituality in the prevention of illness and in an individual's ability to cope with illness...
  92. ncbi Positive outcomes for survivors of haematological malignancies from a spiritual perspective
    Pam McGrath
    School of Nursing and Health Studies, Central Queensland University, Rockhampton, Queensland 4702, Australia
    Int J Nurs Pract 10:280-91. 2004
    ....
  93. ncbi Life, illness and death--existential reflections of a Swedish sample of patients who have undergone curative treatment for breast or prostatic cancer
    B Westman
    Oncology Consulting team, Radiumhemmet, Department of Oncology and Haematology, Karolinska University Hospital, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 10:169-76. 2006
    ..Some of the patients had wanted existential support from nurses, while others received the support they needed from family and friends...
  94. ncbi Spiritual well-being and caregiver burden in Alzheimer's caregivers
    Wanda Raby Spurlock
    Graduate Nursing Program at Southern University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
    Geriatr Nurs 26:154-61. 2005
    ..Findings implicate the need for further investigation and development of culturally relevant caregiver intervention strategies and programs that incorporate spirituality as a core component...
  95. ncbi Life-closing spirituality and the philosophic assumptions of the Roy adaptation model
    Marjorie C Dobratz
    University of Washington, Tacoma
    Nurs Sci Q 17:335-8. 2004
    ..These themes supported the philosophic assumptions and principles of humanism and veritivity as defined in the Roy adaptation model...
  96. ncbi Spirituality characteristics of women following renal transplantation
    Judy Carbage Martin
    University of Tennessee Health Science Center, College of Nursing, Memphis, TN, USA
    Nephrol Nurs J 29:577-81. 2002
    ..Thus, particularly for the aging, spirituality may be a valuable psychological resource that should be supported in women posttransplant...
  97. ncbi An encounter between psychology and religion: humanistic psychology and the Immaculate Heart of Mary nuns
    Robert Kugelmann
    University of Dallas, Irving, TX 75062, USA
    J Hist Behav Sci 41:347-65. 2005
    ..Nevertheless, encounter groups proved to be a psychological technology that helped to infuse a modern psychological--specifically, a humanistic psychological--perspective into contemporary religious life...
  98. ncbi The psychology of religion
    Robert A Emmons
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Davis, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Annu Rev Psychol 54:377-402. 2003
    ..Movement away from the previously dominant measurement paradigm is noted, and particularly promising directions suggestive of an emerging interdisciplinary paradigm are described...
  99. ncbi Psychology, religion, and the family: it's time for a revival
    G W Holden
    Department of Psychology, Mezes 330, University of Texas, Austin, Texas 78712, USA
    J Fam Psychol 15:657-62. 2001
    ..These pitfalls are primarily due to the complexity of religion and heterogeneity associated with it. Four research directions are then recommended. It is concluded that this area is ripe for a research revival...
  100. ncbi Patients reporting ritual abuse in childhood: a clinical syndrome. Report of 37 cases
    W C Young
    National Center for the Treatment of Dissociative Disorders, Denver, CO 80220
    Child Abuse Negl 15:181-9. 1991
    ..Questions relating to issues of reliability, credibility and verifiability are addressed in depth, and the findings and implications are discussed...
  101. ncbi Estimates of general and emotional intelligence for self and parents in Iran
    Farideh Yousefi
    Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education and Psychology, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran
    Psychol Rep 105:57-68. 2009
    ..The implications of these findings are offered in light of sociopolitical changes during the last three decades in Iran...

Research Grants72

  1. PREDICTING DEPRESSION OUTCOMES IN MEDICALLY ILL ELDERS
    Harold Koenig; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..It will also provide important information to both guide future clinical trials and identify barriers to effective treatment of depression in these patients. ..
  2. RELIGION, AGING, AND HEALTH
    Neal Krause; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Included among these procedures are individual growth curve models and latent variable structural equation models. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  3. Religion, Aging, and Mexican American Health
    Neal Krause; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..To compare and contrast race differences in religiousness as well as race differences in the relationship between religion and health among older Whites, older Blacks, and older Mexican Americans. ..
  4. Aversive Interpersonal Events, Psychopathology, and Health
    Michael McCullough; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  5. SEXUAL HEALTH PRACTICES OF HOMELESS ADOLESCENTS
    DONNA REW; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The expected outcome is an effective, brief intervention for promoting sexual health that can be delivered to homeless adolescents in an unsheltered environment. ..
  6. A Longitudinal Study of Health Risk Behavior in Youth
    DONNA REW; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  7. Developing Health Behaviors in Middle Adolescence
    DONNA LYNN REW; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  8. Handheld Computer Diaries to Enhance Alcohol Assessment
    Kimberly Arriola; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  9. Organ Donation in the Black Community: A Focus on Family
    Kimberly Arriola; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Mediation will be tested through structural equation modeling. ..
  10. HEALTH COMMUNICATION IN CANCER CONTROL
    Marci Campbell; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..A careful process evaluation will be conducted in order to understand factors relevant to adoption, implementation and maintenance of evidence-based strategies to improve the health and quality of life of veterans. ..
  11. Dissemination of a Weight Management Program among US Veterans
    Marci K Campbell; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  12. Helping Older African American Cancer Survivors Cope
    Jill Hamilton; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  13. STRESS, COLLEGE STUDENT DRINKING, AND PROTECTIVE FACTORS
    Crystal Park; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  14. Religiousness-Health Links in CHF: Roles of Mediators and Age
    Crystal Park; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..may lead to interventions that capitalize on the most helpful aspects of R/S for those who are religious or spiritual, and, for those who are not, to identify alternative types of meaning that might be drawn upon [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  15. Meaning-Directed Writing to Reduce PTSD and Develop Resilience for Future Trauma
    Crystal Park; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  16. The Value of Health in Adolescents with Chronic Illness
    MICHAEL YI; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The challenge and the major strength of this research agenda is its integration of behavioral and social science paradigms with clinical disease information. ..
  17. The Relationship of Spirituality and Blood Pressure Control in African-Americans
    Lisa Lewis; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  18. Relaxation response with acupuncture for HIV patients
    Bei Hung Chang; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  19. Women Physical Disability and Depression: Communities Responding Now!
    DENA MOHAMMAD HASSOUNEH; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  20. Religion and Cancer-Related Behaviors In Black Americans
    Cheryl Holt; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..RS has great potential for use in the development of more effective cancer communication interventions for African Americans. ..
  21. THE GENETIC EPIDEMIOLOGY OF SCHIZOPHRENIA IN IRELAND
    Kenneth Kendler; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..In this competitive renewal, we request 5 further years of support with the primary goals of identifying these pathogenic variant(s) and relating them to the biology of the gene, gene product and disease. ..
  22. Psychobiological Processes and Health in HIV/AIDS
    Gail Ironson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..g. Category C symptoms) and mortality; and (b) relate important psychosocial variables (e.g. stress, depression coping, adherence, doctor-patient relationship) to biological processes and disease endpoints. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  23. Modafinil Treatment for Fatigue in HIV+ Patients
    Judith Rabkin; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The major aims concern modafinil efficacy for fatigue compared to placebo, safety in terms of effects on immunologic/virologic measures, and impact on depressive symptoms when present at baseline. ..
  24. Minority Pre-doctoral Education to Reduce Disparities
    Matthew Kreuter; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The School of Public Health and Graduate School at Saint Louis University are strongly committed to this program, and have pledged 85% tuition scholarships for students involved. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  25. Sustainable strategies for increasing CIS use among African American and Hispanic
    Matthew Kreuter; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Because the intervention is highly integrated within current CIS structure and practices, this approach can be readily adopted if research evidence establishes its effectiveness. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  26. A Couples Approach to Enhance Breast Cancer Survirorship
    Donald Baucom; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..If successful, it will enlarge our repertoire of methods for effectively enhancing the well being of both cancer patients and their partners. ..
  27. Positive Age Stereotypes Across the LifeSpan
    Becca R Levy; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Further, we are able to reduce the originally proposed start-up time, because a portion of the data management was undertaken for the preliminary study. ..
  28. Ethnic Variation in CAM Use and Health Self Management among Rural Older Adults
    Thomas Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  29. For-Profit Ownership and End-of-Life Care
    Elizabeth Bradley; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Relevance in lay language: We will generate knowledge about the influence of for-profit hospice ownership on the experiences of patients with cancer and their families. ..
  30. Religious Organizations and HIV/AIDS Prevention and Care
    Victor Agadjanian; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The recommendations resulting from the project will be disseminated for possible applications in various parts of Mozambique. ..
  31. Health Communication with American Indian Elders
    Eva Garroutte; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  32. Operant Analysis of Self-Control
    Howard Rachlin; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  33. NIMH Collaboration HIV/STD Intervention Trial in China
    MARY ROTHERAM BORUS; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We will initiate the intervention in the control markets from 12/06-12/07. We will participate in publishing cross-site papers throughout the next three years. ..
  34. Long-Term Spiritual Canges in Recovery from Alcoholism
    Elizabeth Robinson; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Content and narrative analysis will identify themes and narratives in the qualitative data. ..
  35. HIV Prevention Program among Substance Abusing Serious Mental Illness
    Michael Blank; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Breathalyzer and urine tests at 12-months will supplement self-reports of use of alcohol, cocaine, marijuana, benzodiazapines, and opiates. ..
  36. Risk and Protective Mechanisms in Child Maltreatment
    Jungmeen Kim; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Furthermore, the proposed research will provide critical information for the development of effective preventive interventions for child abuse and neglect. ..
  37. African American Men Prostate & Colorectal Cancer Belief
    Thomas Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..A preliminary framework of the intervention strategy for this R01 application will be developed and evaluated as part of this project. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  38. Farmwoker Environmental Health Research Comparable Data
    Thomas Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The purpose of limiting the size of the conference is to facilitate active interaction, discussion and debate among leaders in the field. ..
  39. Emotional Mechanisms /Blood-Injection-Injury Phobia
    Olubunmi Olatunji; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This research will provide an important contribution to the understanding of the emotions that mediate BII phobia, thus potentially providing a foundation for incorporating effective treatment strategies. ..
  40. Casa A Campo: Pesticide Safety for Farmworkers' Families
    Thomas Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  41. DYING AT HOME OF AIDS & CANCER: PREFERENCES & OUTCOMES
    Judith Rabkin; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The data collected in the preliminary study will be used in the full-scale study. ..
  42. FAMILY INTERVENTION TO PROMOTE HEALTH IN CHILDREN
    Colleen DiIorio; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  43. INTERVENTIONS FOR SUBSTANCE USING YOUTH LIVING WITH HIV
    MARY ROTHERAM BORUS; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  44. METHADONE ANONYMOUS--BEHAVIORAL THERAPY DEVELOPMENT
    Marc Galanter; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..standard MMT only). The development of the MA manual and results of this evaluation will provide pilot data for preparation of an RO1 proposal. ..
  45. Clergy Roles in Psychiatric Care: Elder Patients' Views
    Glen Milstein; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The future study will require the consent and cooperation of the patients. The data from this study will be able to identify, categorize and prioritize needs described by the patients themselves. ..
  46. NETWORK THERAPY DEVELOPMENT, STAGE II WITH BUPRENORPHINE
    Marc Galanter; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..In addition, social support for abstinence will be evaluated to determine its predictive effect on treatment outcome. ..
  47. IMPACT OF AIDS ON ADOLESCENTS TRANSITION TO ADULTHOOD
    MARY ROTHERAM BORUS; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  48. An Irish Affected Sib Pair Study of Alcohol Dependence
    Kenneth Kendler; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..To conduct this project we have assembled a team of experts in clinical assessment, statistical genetics and molecular genetics...
  49. Ecodevelopmental Classes of Youth Drug Use/Risky Sex
    Guillermo Prado; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This study has the potential to help reduce health disparities in Hispanic populations. ..
  50. Spousal communication and cancer prevention behavior
    KELLY EVENSON; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The long-term goal of this research is to develop better interventions which help prevent cancer, and other chronic health conditions, by involving spouses in preventive behavior change programs. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  51. Religious Involvement among Older African Americans
    Linda Chatters; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The data analytic approaches to be used include regression, logistic regression, multi-nominal logistic regression and structural equation modeling. ..
  52. The Role of Daily Spirituality in the Disease Process
    George Fitchett; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  53. Validity and Measurement Issues in Pathological Gambling
    Renee Cunningham Williams; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  54. How Social Relations and Attitudes Vary by Neighborhood
    Jibum Kim; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..For the analyses, we will pool 3 years of the General Social Survey and link individual records by address to tracts in the Census 2000. The GSS has yet to linked to 2000 Census tract data. ..
  55. Metabolic Effects of Newer Antipsychotics in Older Pts
    Dilip Jeste; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  56. Translational Studies of Cycling in Bipolar Disorder
    Ming Tsuang; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  57. Schizophrenia Biomarkers: Blood vs Brain Gene Expression
    Ming Tsuang; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  58. LATE ONSET SCHIZOPHRENIA--A NEUROPSYCHIATRIC STUDY
    Dilip Jeste; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..g., MRI quantitative analysis, outcome and functioning measures) to the new questions being asked. Our studies should have a major impact on the understanding of schizophrenia and aging. ..
  59. GENETIC LINKAGE STUDY OF SCHIZOPHRENIA
    Ming Tsuang; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..This, and Millennium's prior genotyping experience shows that the genotyping phase of the work is feasible. ..
  60. Southwest Youth and the Experience of Psychiatric Treatment
    THOMAS CSORDAS; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  61. MOLECULAR GENETICS OF HEROIN DEPENDENCE
    Ming Tsuang; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..All genotypes will be available one year after they are generated, but no later than a year after the end of the funding period. We are submitting this proposal using the RO1 mechanism. ..
  62. Alternate Phenotypes of Substance Abuse
    Ming Tsuang; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The enormous health and financial costs of illicit drug abuse, both to the individual and to society, underscores the pressing need for such research. ..
  63. DVD Consent for Research in Older Schizophrenia Patients
    Dilip Jeste; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The DVD-based consent is not intended to supplant, but rather to supplement, the researcher-participant in-person interaction involved in consent process. ..
  64. DIETARY INTERVENTION--WOMEN HIGH RISK FOR BREAST CANCER
    Zora Djuric; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The use of biomarkers will allow to evaluate the cancer-protective effects of dietary modulation over a relatively short period of time. ..
  65. SUICIDE RISK AND PROTECTIVE FACTORS IN BLACK ADOLESCENTS
    SHERRY MOLOCK; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This information will be used to develop future research that is designed to develop community-based interventions in African American churches to ameliorate the growing rate of suicidal behaviors in the African American community. ..
  66. PECAM-1 and Alveolization
    Horace Delisser; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  67. PECAM-1'S INVOLVEMENT IN ANGIOGENESIS
    Horace Delisser; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  68. NEUROLEPTIC-INDUCED MOVEMENT DISORDERS IN OLDER PATIENTS
    Dilip Jeste; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..We believe that our findings will have major therapeutic implications for the use of antipsychotics, particularly in older patients. ..
  69. The Morality of Caregiving for Demented Older Women
    HELEN BLACK; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Data will aid public health understanding of the meaning of caregiving to CGs, the lifeworlds of at-home CGs, and potentially inform public health policy and intervention based on this knowledge. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  70. Mindfullness-Based Stress Reduction for Hot Flashes
    James Carmody; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..