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HealthHealth and Behavioral Health Research to Practice

The Not-So-Good News about Teenage Pregnancy
Authors:
Farber, N.
Description: Study about changes in teenage pregnancy statistics.
Citation: Farber, N. (2014). The not-so-good news about teenage pregnancy. Society, 51(3), 282-287. http://doi.org/10.1007/s12115-014-9777-y
Date Posted: April 11, 2016
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Toward a Framework for Levels of Robot Autonomy in a Human-Robot Interaction
Authors
: Beer, J. M., Fisk, A. D., & Rogers, W. A
Description: Study to understand the implications of robot autonomy, its limitations and implications.
Citation: Beer, J. M., Fisk, A. D., & Rogers, W. A. (2014). Toward a framework for levels of robot autonomy in human-robot interaction. Journal of Human-Robot Interaction, 3(2), 74–99. http://doi.org/10.5898/JHRI.3.2.Beer
Date Posted: January 5, 2016
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Body Size Perceptions Among Overweight and Obese African American Women
Authors
: Baruth, M., Sharpe, P. A., Magwood, G., Wilcox, S., & Schlaff, R. A.
Description: Study to gather data about the reasons behind African-American female obesity and body perception.
Citation: Baruth, M., Sharpe, P. A., Magwood, G., Wilcox, S., & Schlaff, R. A. (2015). Body size perceptions among overweight and obese African American women. Ethnicity & Disease, 25(4), 391. http://dx.doi.org/10.18865/ed.25.4.391
Date Posted: December 7, 2015
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All the Pain Along with All the Joy: Spiritual Resilience in Lesbian and Gay Christians
Authors
: Foster, K.A., Bowland, S.E., & Vosler, A. N.
Description: A journal article addressing the incongruence of sexual orientation and faith and working for social justice in congregations.
Citation: Foster, K. A., Bowland, S. E., & Vosler, A. N. (2015). All the oain along with all the joy: Spiritual resilience in lesbian and gay Christians. American Journal of Community Psychology, 55(1-2), 191-201. http://doi.org/10.1007/s10464-015-9704-4
Date Posted: October 27, 2015
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Globalization, Consumerism, and the Emergence of Teens in Contemporary Vietnam
Authors:
Nguyen, H.
Description: A journal article addressing the transition to a market economy, loosened grip of the Vietnamese government and the emergence of teens as a distinct group in Vietnam.
Citation: Nguyen, H. (2015). Globalization, consumerism, and the emergence of teens in contemporary Vietnam Journal of Social History, 49 (1), 4-19. http://doi.org/10.1093.jsh/shv009
Date Posted: October 27, 2015
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The Comorbid and Individual Impacts of Maternal Depression and Substance Dependence on Parenting and Child Behavior Problems
Authors
: Seay, K. D., & Kohl, P. L.
Description: Study to examine the role of comorbid maternal substance dependence.
Citation: Seay, K. D., & Kohl, P. L. (2015). The comorbid and individual impacts of maternal depression and substance dependence on parenting and child behavior problems. Journal of Family Violence, 30(7), 899-910. http://doi.org/10.1007/s10896-015-9721-y
Date Posted: October, 27, 2015
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Psychometric Properties of the 8-Item English Arthritis Self-Efficacy Scale in a Diverse Sample
Authors
: Wilcox, S., Schoffman, D., Dowda, M., & Sharpe, P.
Description: Study to demonstrate the factor structure, reliability, and concurrent validity of the scale for a diverse sample of adults with arthritis and in sociodemographic subgroups and that ASES-8 is a reliable and valid scale to measure arthritis self-efficacy.
Citation: Wilcox, S., Schoffman, D., Dowda, M., & Sharpe, P. (2014). Psychometric properties of the 8-Item English arthritis self-efficacy scale in a diverse sample. Arthritis, 2014, 1-8.
Date Posted: October, 2, 2015
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Developing School Mental Health Services in Vietnam
Authors: Nguyen, H., Iachini, A., Reitmeier, M., & Scheyett, A.
Description: A presentation focusing on the development of school mental health services in Vietnam.
Citation: Nguyen, H., Iachini, A., Reitmeier, M., & Scheyett, A. (2015, September). Developing school mental health services in Vietnam. 9th World Congress on the Promotion of Mental Health. Columbia, SC.
Date Posted: September 30, 2015
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Adoption of Evidence-Based Clinical Innovations: The Case of Buprenorphine Use by Opioid Treatment Programs
Authors:
Andrews, C. M., D’Aunno, T. A., Pollack, H. A., & Friedmann, P. D.
Description: Research to determine if Buprenorphine is a better alternative to methadone for detoxification and maintenance with fewer withdrawal symptoms.
Citation: Andrews, C. M., D’Aunno, T. A., Pollack, H. A., & Friedmann, P. D. (2014). Adoption of evidence-based clinical innovations: The case of buprenorphine use by opioid treatment programs. Medical Care Research and Review: MCRR, 71(1), 43–60.
Date Posted: April 8, 2015
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The Controllability in Intimate Relationships Scale: Measuring Control Macro Contexts
Authors:
Whitaker, M. P., & Abell, N.
Description: A study using the literature to begin development of a scale to measure the impact of abusive actions within different macro contexts.
Citation: Whitaker, M. P., & Abell, N. (2014). The Controllability in Intimate Relationships Scale: Measuring Control Macro Contexts. Affilia: The Journal of Women and Social Work 29(3), 261-271.
Date Posted: April 8, 2015
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Centrality of Control-Seeking in Men’s Intimate Partner Violence Perpetration
Authors:
Whitaker, M. P.
Description: A study showing reasons why long-term IPV with severe health consequences is mostly perpetrated by men against women
Citation: Whitaker, M. P. (2013). Centrality of control-seeking in men’s intimate partner violence perpetration. Prevention Science: The Official Journal of the Society for Prevention Research, 14(5),513 –523.
Date Posted: April 8, 2015
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Realigning Student and Teacher Perceptions of School Rules: A Behavior Management Strategy for Students with Challenging Behaviors
Authors:
Thompson, A. M., & Webber, K. C.
Description: A study to explain how social workers can have a key role in schools to help teachers and students to deal with disruptive behaviors.
Citation: Thompson, A. M., & Webber, K. C. (2010). Realigning student and teacher perceptions of school rules: A behavior management strategy for students with challenging behaviors. Children & Schools, 32(2), 71–79.
Date Posted: April 8, 2015
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Ethnic Identity and Mental Health in American Indian Youth: Examining Mediation Pathways through Self-esteem, and Future Optimism
Authors: Smokowski, P. R., Evans, C. B. R., Cotter, K. L., & Webber, K. C.
Description: Study to understand relationships between three potential protective factors—ethnic identity, self-esteem, and future optimism—and mental health.
Citation: Smokowski, P. R., Evans, C. B. R., Cotter, K. L., & Webber, K. C. (2014). Ethnic identity and mental health in American Indian youth: Examining 7 mediation pathways through self-esteem, and future optimism. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 43(3), 343–355.
Date Posted: April 8, 2015
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Social Support, Health Service Use and Mental Health Among Caregivers of the Elderly in Rural China
Authors: Wang, H., Xiong, Q., Levkoff, S. E., & Yu, X.
Description: The physical and mental burden care givers have when dealing with sick family members in rural China.
Citation: Wang, H., Xiong, Q., Levkoff, S. E., & Yu, X. (2009). Social Support, Health Service Use and Mental Health Among Caregivers of the Elderly in Rural China. Ageing International, 35(1), 72–84.
Date Posted: April 8, 2015
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Life History Models of Female Offending: The Roles of Serious Mental Illness and Trauma in Women’s Pathways to Jail
Authors: DeHart, D., Lynch, S., Belknap, J., Dass-Brailsford, P., & Green, B.
Description: This study explores the resaons behind female offending, inlcuding the role of trauma and mental health.
Based on: DeHart, D., Lynch, S., Belknap, J., Dass-Brailsford, P., & Green, B. (2014). Life history models of female offending: The roles of serious mental illness and trauma in women’s pathways to jail.Psychology of Women Quarterly,38(1), 138-151.
Date Posted: February 16, 2015
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Social Work and the Implementation of the Affordable Care Act
Authors: Andrews, C.M., Darnell, J.S., McBride, T.D., Gehlert, S.
Description: This study explains how social workers are uniquely equiped to advance the ACA and become the patient's navigation and care coordinator amongst other things.
Citation: Andrews, C. M., Darnell, J. S., McBride, T. D., & Gehlert, S. (2013). Social work and implementation of the Affordable Care Act. Health & Social Work,38(2), 67–71.
Date Posted: February 16, 2015
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Unintended Consequences: Medicaid Expansion and Racial Inequality in Access to Health Insurance
Authors: Andrews, C.M.
Description: This study explains the problems with the gaps in healthcare coverage and medicaid especially in Southern states.
Citation: Andrews, C.M. (2014). Unintended consequences: Medicaid expansion and racial inequality in access to health insurance. Health & Social Work, 39(3), 131–133.
Date Posted: January 3, 2015
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Integrating a Suicide Prevention Program into a School Mental Health System: A Case Example from a Rural School District
Authors: Schmidt, R. C., Iachini, A. L., George, M., Koller, J., & Weist, M.
Description: This study proves that integrating suicide prevention program into a SMHS can be of help and certainly is very promising.
Citation: Schmidt, R. C., Iachini, A. L., George, M., Koller, J., & Weist, M. (2014). Integrating a suicide prevention program into a school mental health system: A case example from a rural school district. Children & Schools.
Date Posted: December 3, 2014
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Missed Opportunity for Alcohol Problem Prevention Among Army Active Duty Service Members Postdeployment
Authors: Larson, M., Mohr, B., Adams, R., Wooten, N., & Williams, T.
Description: Study proving that there is a disconnect between the data found, the alcohol problem in army active duty service members and the lack of follow-up to be referred to a specialist.
Citation: Larson, M., Mohr, B., Adams, R., Wooten, N., & Williams, T. (2014). Missed opportunity for alcohol problem prevention among army active duty service members postdeployment. American Journal of Public Health, 104(8), 1402-1412.
Date Posted: December 2, 2014
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Development of Culturally Tailored Educational Brochures on HPV and Pap Tests for American Indian Women
Authors: Sharpe, P. A., Brandt, H. M., McCree, D. H., Owl-Myers, E., Taylor, B., & Mullins, G.
Description: Study to create tailored marketing material to be distributed amongst American Indian women who experience higher incidence of, and mortality from, cervical cancer due to HPV.
Citation: Sharpe, P. A., Brandt, H. M., McCree, D. H., Owl-Myers, E., Taylor, B., & Mullins, G. (2013). Development of culturally tailored educational brochures on HPV and pap tests for American Indian women. Journal of Transcultural Nursing: Official Journal of the Transcultural Nursing Society / Transcultural Nursing Society, 24(3), 282–290.
Date Posted: December 2, 2014
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The Relationship of State Medicaid Coverage to Medicaid Acceptance Among Substance Abuse Providers in the United States
Authors: Andrews, C.M.
Description: Study to better understand how Medicaid coverage for SAT is accepted in the USA.
Citation: Andrews, C. M. (2014). The relationship of state Medicaid coverage to Medicaid acceptance among substance abuse providers in the United States. The Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research,41(4), 460–472.
Date Posted: November 25, 2014
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Do Health Beliefs, Health Care System Distrust, and Racial Pride Influence HPV Vaccine Acceptability among African American College Females?
Authors: S.A. Bynum, Heather M. Brandt, L. Annang, Daniela Friedman, A. Tanner, Patricia Sharpe
Description: Study from a cross-sectional sample of African American college students at three historically black colleges in the southeastern US to learn about HPV vaccine acceptability.
Citation: Bynum, S. A., Brandt, H. M., Annang, L., Friedman, D. B., Tanner, A., & Sharpe, P. A. (2012). Do health beliefs, health care system distrust, and racial pride influence HPV vaccine acceptability among African American college females? Journal of Health Psychology,17(2), 217–226.
Date Posted: November 7, 2014
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Can a Social Work Intervention Reduce Kidney Donor Anxiety? A Pilot Test
Authors: Sujata Rajapurkar, Teri Browne and Tamara Savage
Description: Study to find out if tailored social work counseling intervention can reduce kidney donor anxiety, help ameliorate a portion of the barriers to LDKT, and provide a way to encourage more living donor kidney transplantation.
Based on: Rajapurkar, S., Browne, T., & Savage, T. E. (2013). Can a social work intervention reduce kidney donor anxiety? A pilot test. National Kidney Foundation Journal of Nephrology Social Work, 37, 32-36.
Date Posted: November 7, 2014
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Social Determinants of Health, the Chronic Care Model, and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Authors: Edith M. Williams, Kasim Ortiz, Teri Browne
Description:This paper presents a review of transdisciplinary research literature focused on the role of place and how a focus on the role of place could improve access to care for SLE patients, particularly the most vulnerable patients.
Based on: Williams, E. M., Ortiz, K., & Browne, T. (2014). Social determinants of health, the chronic care model, and systemic lupus erythematosus. International Journal of Chronic Diseases.
Date Posted: November 6, 2014
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Perceived Barriers to Exercise and Healthy Eating Among Women from Disadvantaged Neighborhoods: Results from a Focus Groups Assessment
Authors: Patricia Sharpe, Deborah Parra-Medina, M. Baruth, Sara Wilcox
Description: This study assesses a sample of participants from disadvantaged areas in Columbia, SC to better understand the barriers to exercise and healthy eating. Researchers identified personal, social and environmental barriers, and discussed implications for practice.
Citation: Baruth, M., Sharpe, P. A., Parra-Medina, D., & Wilcox, S. (2014). Perceived barriers to exercise and healthy eating among women from disadvantaged neighborhoods: results from a focus groups assessment. Women & Health, 54(4), 336–353.
Date Posted: October 31, 2014
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Dialysis Rationing and the Just Allocation of Resources: An Historical Primer
Authors: Tamara Estes-Savage and Teri Browne
Description: This literature review uses theory of distributive justice and a social work ethics lens to examine the history of the allocation of kidney dialysis. While Medicare covers the cost of dialysis for most eligible patients with end-stage renal disease, this review asks how health care resources can be distributed justly if they become scarce.
Citation: Savage, T. E., Browne, T. (2012). Dialysis rationing and the just allocation of resources: An historical primer. The Journal of Nephrology Social Work, 36, 37-42.
Date Posted: October 2, 2014
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Family Influences on female offenders’ substance use: The role of adverse childhood events among incarcerated women
Authors: Melissa A. Bowles, Dana D. DeHart, Jennifer Reid Webb
Description: This study builds upon a previous examination of incarcerated women. It more closely examines why female criminal offenders begin to develop a reliance on substance use and how this use can lead to other criminal activity.
Citation: Bowles, M. A., DeHart, D. & Webb, J. R. (2012). Family Influences on female offenders’ substance use: The role of adverse childhood events among incarcerated women. Journal of Family Violence, 27, 681–686.
Date Posted: October 2, 2014
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Identifying Emergent Social Networks at a Federally Qualified Health Center-Based Farmers’ Market
Authors: Kassandra Alia, Darcy Freedman, Heather M. Brandt and Teri Browne
Description: Using social network theory, social interactions at a rural farmers’ market were observed and analyzed. Findings include that these interactions can help facilitate the acquisition of resources related to health, economic, and community outcomes.
Citation: Alia, K. A., Freedman, D. A., Brandt, H. M., & Browne, T. (2014). Identifying emergent social networks at a federally qualified health center-based farmers’ market. American Journal of Community Psychology, 53(3-4), 335-345.
Date Posted: October 2, 2014
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Military Combat Deployments and Substance Use: Review and Future Directions
Authors: Mary Jo Larson, Nikki R. Wooten, Rachel Sayko Adams and Elizabeth L. Merrick
Description: Iraq and Afghanistan veterans may return with unhealthy substance use and psychological injuries. Authors reviewed risk factors, co-occurring conditions, services, facilitators and barriers.
Citation: Larson, M. J., Wooten, N. R., Adams, R. S. & Merrick, E. L. (2012). Military combat deployments and substance use: Review and future directions. Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions, 12(1), 6-27.
Date Posted: October 2, 2014
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A Multisite Study of the Prevalence of Serious Mental Illness, PTSD, and Substance Use Disorders of Women in Jail
Authors: Shannon M. Lynch, Dana D. DeHart, Joanne Belknap, Bonnie L. Green, Priscilla Dass-Brailsford, Kristine A. Johnson and Elizabeth Whalley
Description: This research project studies a random sample of women in jails in South Carolina, the metropolitan area of Washington, DC, Colorado and Idaho. The results suggest the critical need for a comprehensive mental health assessment as women enter the criminal justice system.
Citation: Lynch, S. M., DeHart, D. D., Belknap, J.E., Green, B. L. Dass-Brailsford, P., Johnson, K. A., and Whalley, E. (2014). A multisite study of the prevalence of serious mental illness, PTSD, and substance use disorders of women in jail. Psychiatric Services in Advance, 3, 1-5.
Date Posted: October 2, 2014
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Parent Perceptions of Autism Severity: Exploring the Social Ecological Context
Authors: Robert Hock and Brian K. Ahmedani
Description: This study examines the social & physical environment of families with children who have been diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). It also looks how parents perceive their child’s severity of ASD and how that relates to parent’s mental health, social environment, and physical environment.
Citation: Hock, R. & Ahmendani, B. K. (2012). Parent perceptions of autism severity: Exploring the social ecological context. Disability and Health Journal, 5, 298-304.
Date Posted: October 2, 2014
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Recovery in Severe Mental Illnesses: A Literature Review of Recovery Measures
Authors: Anna Scheyett, Joseph DeLuca and Candice Morgan
Description: While no one gold standard recovery instrument exists to track a client’s progress in recovery in mental illness, this study provides social workers with guidance in choosing and using such instruments.
Citation: Scheyett, A., DeLuca, J., & Morgan, C. (2013). Recovery in Severe Mental Illnesses: A Literature Review of Recovery Measures. Social Work Research, 37(3), 286–303.
Date Posted: October 2, 2014
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Social Workers as Patient Navigators: A Review of the Literature
Authors: Tamara Estes-Savage, Teri Browne and Allison Brown
Description: This study assesses the past performance and current status of social work in the field of patient navigation and outlines ways in which social work may positively impact the next era of health care delivery.
Citation: Browne, T., Savage, T., & Brown, A. (2014). Social Workers as patient navigators: A review of the literature. Research Social Work (in press).
Date Posted: October 2, 2014
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