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VISN 1 New England MIRECC Publications: Health Services

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Addington, J., Heinssen, R., Robinson, D., Schooler, N., Marcy, P., Brunette, M.F., Correll, C. U., Estroff, S.E., Mueser, K.T., Penn, D., Robinson, J., Rosenheck, R., Azrin, S., Goldstein, A. B., & Kane, J. (2015). Duration of untreated psychosis in U.S. community treatment settings. Psychiatric Services, 66(7), 753-756. 

Black, A.C., Serowik, K.L., Schensul, J.J., Bowen, A.M., & Rosen, M.I. (2013). Build a better mouse: Directly-observed issues in computer use for adults with SMI. Psychiatric Quarterly, 84(1), 81-92.

Blais, R.K., Tsai, J., Southwick, S.M., & Pietrzak, R.H. (2015). Barriers and facilitators related to mental health care use among older Veterans in the United States. Psychiatric Services, 66(5), 500-506.

Chwastiak, L.A., Tsai, J., & Rosenheck, R.A. (2012). Impact of health insurance status and a diagnosis of serious mental illness on whether chronically homeless individuals engage in primary care. American Journal of Public Health, 102(12), e83-e89.

Cook, J., Dinnen, S., O'Donnell, C., Bernardy, N., Rosenheck, R., & Hoff, R. (2013). Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans: National findings from VA residential treatment programs. Psychiatry, 76(1), 18-31.

Cook, J., Dinnen, S., Simiola, V., Bernardy, N., Rosenheck, R., & Hoff, R. (2014). Residential treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder in the Department of Veterans Affairs: A National Perspective. Traumatology, 20(1), 43-49.

Cook, J., O'Donnell, C., Dinnen, D., Bernardy, N., Rosenheck, R., & Hoff, R. (2013). A formative evaluation of two evidence-based psychotherapies for PTSD in VA residential treatment programs. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 26(1), 56-63.

Doran, K.M., Raven, M.C., & Rosenheck, R.A. (2013). What drives frequent emergency department use in an integrated health system? National data from the Veterans Health Administration. Annals of Emergency Medicine, 62(2), 151-159.

Hermes, E.D., Hoff, R., & Rosenheck, R.A. (2014). Sources of the increasing number of Vietnam era Veterans with a diagnosis of PTSD using VHA services. Psychiatric Services, 65(6), 830-832.

Hermes, E., Rosenheck, R.A., Desai, R., & Fontana, A. (2012). Recent trends in the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder and other mental disorders in the VHA. Psychiatric Services, 63(5), 471-476. 

Kane, J.M., Robinson, D.G., Schooler, N.R., Mueser, K.T., Penn, D.L., Rosenheck, R.A., Addington, J., Brunette, M.F., Correll, C.U., Estroff, S.E., Marcy, P., Robinson, J., Meyer-Kalos, P.S., Gottlieb, J.D., Glynn, S.M., Lynde, D.W., Pipes, R., Kurian, B.T., Miller, A.L., Azrin, S., Goldstein, A.B., Severe, J.B., Lin, H., Sint, K.J., John, M., & Heinssen, R.K. (2015). Comprehensive versus usual care for first episode psychosis: Two-year outcomes from the NIMH RAISE Early Treatment Program. American Journal of Psychiatry, 173(4), 362-372. 

Klee, A., Stacy, M., Rosenheck, R., Harkness, L., & Tsai, J. (2016). Interest in technology-based therapies hampered by access: A survey of Veterans with serious mental illnesses. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 39(2), 173-179. 

Leddy-Stacy, M., Stefanovics, E., & Rosenheck, R. (2016). Veteran and clinician perceptions of recovery and stigma at a veterans affairs medical center. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 39(2), 105-111.

Marienfeld, C., & Rosenheck, R. (2015). Mental health services and psychiatric prescription fills among seriously mentally ill patients in methadone maintenance treatment nationally in the Veterans’ Health Administration. Journal of Dual Diagnosis, 11(2), 128-135.

Martino, S., Chwastiak, L., & Finkelstein, F. (2013). Motivating the kidney disease patient to nutrition adherence and other healthy lifestyle activities. In J.D. Kopple, S.G. Massry, & K. Kalantar-Zadeh (Eds.), Nutritional Management of Renal Disease, Third Edition (775-786). Amsterdam: Academic Press.

McQuaid, J.R., Marx, B.P., Rosen, M.I., Bufka, L.F., Tenhula, W., Cook, H., & Keane, T.M. (2012). Mental health assessment in rehabilitation research. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, 49(1), 121-138. 

Meshberg-Cohen, S., Reid-Quiñones, K., Black, A.C., & Rosen, M.I. (2014). Veterans' attitudes toward work and disability compensation: Associations with substance abuse. Addictive Behaviors, 39(2), 445-448.

Metsch, L.R., Feaster, D.L., Gooden, L., Matheson, T., Mandler, R., Haynes, L., Tross, S., Kyle, T., Gallup, D., Kosinski, A.S., Douaihy, A., Schackman, B.R., Das, M., Lindblad, R., Erickson, S., Korthuis, P.T., Martino, S., Sorensen, J.L., Szapocznik, J., Walensky, R., Branson, B., & Colfax, G.N. (2012). Implementing rapid HIV testing with or without risk-reduction counseling in drug treatment centers: Results of a randomized trial. American Journal of Public Health, 102(6), 1160-1167.

Mohamed, S. (2016). Comparison of intensive case management for psychotic and nonpsychotic patients. Psychological Services, 13(1), 10-19.

Pantalon, M.V., Martino, S., Dziura, J., Li, F.Y., Owens, P.H., Fiellin, D.A., O’Connor, P.G., & D’Onofrio, G. (2012). Development of a scale to measure practitioner adherence to a brief intervention in the emergency department. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 43(4), 382-388.

Rosen, M.I., Afshartous, D., Nwosu, S., Scott, M.D., Jackson, J.C., Marx, B.P., Murdoch, M.M., Sinnot, P.L., & Speroff, T. (2013). Racial differences in Veterans’ satisfaction with examination of disability from post-traumatic stress disorder. Psychiatric Services, 64(4), 354–359.

Rosenheck, R. (2012). Introduction to the special section: Toward social inclusion. Psychiatric Services, 63(5), 425-426.

Rosenheck, R., Leslie, D., Sint, K., Lin, H., Robinson, D.G., Schooler, N.R., Mueser, K.T., Penn, D.L., Addington, J., Brunette, M.F., Correll, C.U., Estroff, S.E., Marcy, P., Robinson, J., Severe, J., Rupp, A., Schoenbaum, M., & Kane, J.M. (2016). Cost-effectiveness of comprehensive, integrated care for first episode psychosis in the NIMH RAISE Early Treatment Program. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 42(4), 896-906.

Rowe, M., Rosenheck, R., Stern, E., & Bellamy, C. (2014). Video-conferencing technology in research on schizophrenia: A qualitative study of site research staff. Psychiatry, 77(1), 98-102.

Santa Ana, E.J., Stallings, D.L., Rounsaville, B.J., & Martino, S. (2013). Development of an in-home telehealth program for outpatient Veterans with substance use disorders. Psychological Services, 10(3), 304-314.

Shiner, B., D’Avolio, L.W., Nguyen, T.M., Zayed, M.H., Young-Xu, Y., Desai, R. A., Schnurr, P. P., Fiore, L., & Watts, B.V. (2013). Measuring use of evidence based psychotherapy for post-traumatic stress disorder. Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research, 40(4), 311-318.

Shiner, B., Drake, R.E., Watts, B.V., Desai, R.A., & Schnurr, P.P. (2012). Access to VA services for returning Veterans with PTSD. Military Medicine, 177(7), 814-822.

Skeeters, S., Richey, R., Hefner, K., & Wells, S. (2015). Assessment and screening measures in integrated care. In W. Craig (Ed.), Integrated Psychological Services in Primary Care (pp. 153-170). Hauppage, New York: Nova Science Publishers.

Stein, C.H., Leith, J.E., Osborn, L.A., Greenburg, S., Petrowski, C.E., Jesse, S., Kraus, S., & May, M.C. (2015). Mental health system historians: Adults with schizophrenia describe changes in community mental health care over time. Psychiatric Quarterly, 86(1), 33-48.

Tetrault, J.M., Green, M.L., Martino, S., Thung, S.F., Degutis, L.C., Ryan, S.A., Martel, S., Pantalon, M.V., Bernstein, S.L., O’Connor, P.G., Fiellin, D.A., & D’Onofrio, G. (2012). Developing and implementing a multi-specialty graduate medical education curriculum on Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT). Substance Abuse, 33(2), 168-181.

Thwin, S.S., Hermes, E., Lew, R., Barnett, P., Liang, M., Valley, D., & Rosenheck, R. (2013). Assessment of the minimum clinically important difference in quality of life in schizophrenia measured by the Quality of Well-Being Scale and disease-specific measures. Psychiatry Research, 209(3), 291–296.

Tsai, J. (2015). Hospital discharge recommendations can be confusing for people of low socioeconomic status, and difficult to follow due to constraints or conflicting personal goals. Evidence-Based Nursing, 18(1), 7 [Invited Commentary].

Tsai, J., David, D.H., Edens, E.L., & Crutchfield, A. (2013). Considering child care and parenting needs in Veterans Affairs mental health services. Evaluation and Program Planning, 39, 19-22.

Tsai, J., Desai, M.U., Cheng, A.W., & Chang, J. (2014). The effects of race and other socioeconomic factors on health service use among a nationally representative sample of U.S. Veterans. Psychiatric Quarterly, 85(1), 35-47.

Tsai, J., Desai, R.A., & Rosenheck, R.A. (2012). Racial comparison of therapeutic support, service use, and satisfaction among male outpatients with severe mental illness. Psychiatric Quarterly, 83(4), 509-519.

Tsai, J., Mota, N.P., & Pietrzak, R.H. (2015). U.S. female Veterans who do and do not rely on VA health care: Needs and barriers to mental health treatment. Psychiatric Services, 66(11), 1200-1206.

Tsai, J. & Radhakrishnan, R. (2012). Characterizing Asian American and Pacific Islander Veterans who use health services. Military Medicine, 177(1), 1-3.

Tsai, J. & Rosenheck, R.A. (2012). Consumer choice over living environment, case management, and mental health treatment in supported housing and its relation to outcomes. Journal of the Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 23(4), 1671-1677.

Tsai, J. & Rosenheck, R.A. (2012). Use of the Internet and an online personal health record system by U.S. Veterans: Comparison of Veterans Affairs mental health service users and other Veterans nationally. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 19(6), 1089-1094.

Tsai, J. & Rosenheck, R.A. (2013). Examination of Veterans Affairs disability compensation as a disincentive for employment in a population-based sample of Veterans under age 65. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation, 23(4), 504-512.

Tsai, J. & Rosenheck, R.A. (2013). Risk factors for ED use among homeless Veterans. American Journal of Emergency Medicine, 31(5), 855-858.

Tsai, J., & Rosenheck, R.A. (2014). Homeless and nonhomeless VA service users likely eligible for Medicaid expansion. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, 51(5), 675-684.

Tsai, J. & Rosenheck, R.A. (2014). Uninsured Veterans who will need to obtain insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act. American Journal of Public Health, 104(3), e57-e62.

Tsai, J., & Rosenheck, R.A. (2016). US Veterans use Of VA mental health services and disability compensation increased from 2001 to 2010. Health Affairs, 35(6), 966-973.

Tsai, J., Rosenheck, R.A., Culhane, D., & Artiga, S. (2013). Medicaid expansion: Chronically homeless adults will need targeted enrollment and access to a broad range of services. Health Affairs, 32(9), 1552-1559.

Tsai, J., Whealin, J., & Pietrzak, R.H. (2014). Asian American and Pacific Islander military Veterans in the United States: Health service use and perceived barriers to mental health services. American Journal of Public Health, 104(Suppl 4), S538–S547.

Vojvoda, D., Stefanovics, E., & Rosenheck, R.A. (2014). Treatment of Veterans with PTSD at a VA medical center: Primary care versus mental health specialty care. Psychiatric Service, 65(10), 1238-1243.

Wasser, T., Grunschel, B.D., Stevens, A., Capurso, N.A., Ralevski, E., Barkil-Oteo, A., & Trevisan, L. (2016). Transforming systems of care through a novel resident-led approach to morbidity and mortality conferences. Academic Psychiatry, 40(6), 893-897. 

Wong, C.F., Tsai, J., Klee, A., Udell, H.R., Harkness, L., & Middleton, M. (2013). Helping Veterans with mental illness overcome civil legal issues: Collaboration between a Veterans Affairs psychosocial rehabilitation center and a non-profit legal center. Psychological Services, 10(1), 73-78.

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