Tag: Mental Health Services Research

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Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
CONTACT

Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center
Rivermill Commercial Center, Suite B4-1
Lebanon, NH 03766

Phone: 603-448-0263
Email: Dror.Ben-Zeev@Dartmouth.edu


EDUCATION

Ben-Gurion University, BA 2002
Illinois Institute of Technology, MS 2005
Illinois Institute of Technology, PhD 2008
University of California, San Diego, Postdoc 2009


PROFESSIONAL INTERESTS

Dr. Dror Ben-Zeev is a faculty member in the
Department of Psychiatry at The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and
licensed Clinical Psychologist. He leads a program of research focused on the
use of Mobile Health (mHealth) approaches in the study, assessment, and
treatment of individuals with serious mental illness, integration of effective
health technologies in systems of mental health care, and development of
psychosocial interventions for psychosis. Dr. Ben-Zeev’s group is actively
developing and testing several smartphone applications for self-management of
schizophrenia, multi-modal sensing systems for detection of predictors of
psychotic relapse, mobile platforms for assessment of violence and suicidality
in patients with psychiatric illnesses and co-occurring substance use
disorders, and training of “mobile interventionists” that leverage mobile
technologies for real-time/real-place service provision in outpatient and
inpatient clinical settings. His research has been supported by multiple grants
from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Science Foundation
(NSF), Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI), Patient Centered
Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), and Dartmouth SYNERGY Clinical and
Translational Science Institute. In 2013 Dr. Ben-Zeev received a EUREKA award
from the National Institute of Mental Health designed to support especially
innovative, high-risk/high-reward research


LINKS

PubMed


SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Ben-Zeev, D., Brenner, C. J., Begale, M., Duffecy, J., Mohr, D.C., Mueser, K.T. (2014) Feasibility, acceptability, and preliminary efficacy of a smartphone intervention for schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 40 (6),  1244-1253.

Ben-Zeev, D., Kaiser, S. M., Krzos, I. (2014). Remote “hovering” with individuals with psychotic disorders and substance abuse: Feasibility, patient engagement, and therapeutic alliance with a text-messaging mobile interventionist. Journal of Dual Diagnosis. DOI: 10.1080/15504263.2014.962336.

Ben-Zeev, D. (2014) Technology-based interventions for psychiatric illnesses: Improving care, one patient at a time. Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences, 23 (4).

Brian, R.M., & Ben-Zeev, D. (2014). Mobile Health (mHealth) for Mental Health in Asia: Objectives, Strategies, and Limitations. Asian Journal of Psychiatry. DOI:10.1016/j.ajp.2014.04.006.

Ben-Zeev, D., Schueller, S. M., Begale, M., Duffecy, J., Kane, J. M., Mohr, D.C. (2014). Strategies for mHealth research: lessons from 3 mobile intervention studies. Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research. DOI: 10.1007/s10488-014-0556-2

Ben-Zeev., D. (2014). How I stopped fearing technology-based interventions. Psychiatric Services, 65 (10),1183.

Ben-Zeev, D. (2014). mHealth for Dual Diagnosis: Considering Long-Term Implementation. Journal of Dual Diagnosis, 10(1), 30–31.

Corrigan, P.W., Rusch, N., Ben-Zeev, D., & Sher, T. (2014) Rational patient and beyond: Implications for treatment adherence in people with psychiatric disabilities. Rehabilitation Psychology, 59 (1), 85-98.

Ben-Zeev, D., Kaiser, S.M., Brenner, C.J., Begale, M., Duffecy, J., Mohr, D.C. (2013). Development and Usability Testing of FOCUS: A Smartphone System for Self-Management of Schizophrenia. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 36(4) 289-296.

Ben-Zeev, D., Davis, K., Kaiser, S., Krzos, I., & Drake, R.E. (2013). Mobile technologies among people with serious mental illness: Opportunities for future services. Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research, 40 (4) 340-343.

Granholm, E., Ben-Zeev, D., Fulford, D., Swendsen, J. (2013). Ecological momentary assessment of social functioning in schizophrenia: Impact of performance appraisals and affect on social interactions. Schizophrenia Research, 145 (1-3) 120-124.

Ben-Zeev, D., Drake, R.E., Corrigan, P.W., Rotondi, A. J., Nilsen, W., & Depp, C. (2012). Using contemporary technologies in the assessment and treatment of serious mental illness. American Journal of Psychiatric Rehabilitation, 15 (4) 357- 376.

Marsch, L.A., & Ben-Zeev, D. (2012). Technology-based assessments and interventions targeting psychiatric and substance use disorders: Innovations and opportunities. Journal of Dual Diagnosis, 8 (4), 259-261.

Ben-Zeev, D., Frounfelker R., Morris, S., & Corrigan, P. W. (2012).  Predictors of self-stigma in schizophrenia: New insights using mobile technologies. Journal of Dual Diagnosis, 8 (4), 305-314.

Lehavot, K., Ben-Zeev, D., & Neville, R.E. (2012).  Ethical Considerations and social media: A case of suicidal postings on Facebook. Journal of Dual Diagnosis, 8 (4), 341-346.

Frounfelker R., Ben-Zeev, D., Kaiser, S., O’neill, S., Reedy, W., & Drake, R. E. (2012). Partnering with mental health providers: A guide for services researchers. Journal of Mental Health, 21 (5), 469-477.

Ben-Zeev, D., Young, M.A., & Depp, C. (2012). Real-time predictors of suicidal ideation: Mobile assessment of hospitalized depressed patients. Psychiatry Research, 197, (1-2),55-59.

Ben-Zeev, D., Corrigan, P.W., Britt, T. W., Langford, L. (2012). Stigma of mental illness and service use in the military. Journal of Mental Health, 21, (3), 264-273.

Ben-Zeev, D. (2012). Mobile technologies in the study, assessment, and treatment of schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Bulletin,38,(3), 384-385.

Ben-Zeev, D., McHugo, G., Xie, H., Dobbins, K, & Young, M.A. (2012). Comparing retrospective reports to real-time/real-place mobile assessments in individuals with schizophrenia and a nonclinical comparison group. Schizophrenia Bulletin,38,(3), 396-404.

Granholm, E., Ben-Zeev, D., Link, P.C., Bradshaw, K.,& Holden, J. (2012). Mobile Assessment and Treatment for Schizophrenia (MATS): a pilot trial of an interactive text- messaging intervention for medication adherence, socialization, and auditory hallucinations. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 38,(3), 414-425.

Corrigan, P.W., & Ben-Zeev, D. (2012). Is Stigma A Stigmatizing Word? A Political Question for Science. Stigma Research and Action, 2, (2), 62–66 2012.

Pingani, L., Ferrari, S., Forghieri, M., Ben-Zeev, D., Artoni, P., Mazzi, F., Palmieri, G.,Rigatelli, M., Corrigan, P. W. (2012). Stigma and discrimination toward mental illness: translation and validation of the Italian version of the Attribution Questionnaire– 27 (AQ-27-I).Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology,47 (6), 993-999.

Ben-Zeev, D., Morris, S., Swendsen, J., & Granholm, E. (2012) Predicting the occurrence, conviction, distress, and disruption of different delusional experiences in the daily life of people with schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Bulletin,38 (4), 826-837.

Swendsen, J., Ben-Zeev, D., & Granholm, E. (2011). Real-time electronic ambulatory monitoring of substance use and symptom expression in schizophrenia. American Journal of Psychiatry, 168 (2), 202-209.

Ben-Zeev, D., Ellington, K., Swendsen, J., & Granholm, E. (2011). Examining a cognitive model of persecutory ideation in the daily life of people with schizophrenia: a computerized experience sampling study. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 37 (6), 1248-1256.

Ben-Zeev, D., Larson, J., & Sarratt, M. (2010). A possible role for progressive muscle relaxation in the treatment of persecutory ideation. Medical Hypotheses, 75, 568-571.

Depp, C., Mausbach, B., Granholm, E., Cardenas, V., Ben-Zeev, D., Patterson, T., L., Lebowitz, B., D., & Jeste, D.V. (2010). Mobile interventions for severe mental illness: design and preliminary data from three approaches. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 198 (10), 715-721.

Ben-Zeev, D., Young, M. A., & Corrigan, P. W. (2010). DSM-V and the stigma of mental illness. Journal of Mental Health, 19 (4), 318-327.

Ben-Zeev, D., & Young, M.A. (2010). Accuracy of hospitalized depressed patients’ and healthy controls’ retrospective symptom reports: an experience sampling study. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 198 (4), 280-285.

Granholm, E., Ben-Zeev, D., & Link, P. (2009). Social disinterest attitudes and group cognitive behavioral social skills training for functional disability in schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 35 (5), 874- 883.

Ben-Zeev, D., Granholm, E., & Cafri, G. (2009). Symptoms of depression and anxiety mediate the relationship between self-esteem and paranoia. Schizophrenia Research, 115 (2), 377-378.

Emmerson, L. C., Ben-Zeev, D., Granholm, E., Tiffany, M., Golshan, S., & Jeste, D.V. (2009). Prevalence and longitudinal stability of negative symptoms in healthy participants. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 24 (12), 1438-1444.

Ben-Zeev, D., Young, M. A., & Madsen, J. W. (2009). Retrospective recall of affect in clinically depressed individuals and controls. Cognition & Emotion, 23 (5), 1021-1040.

McCloskey, M. S., Ben-Zeev, D., Lee, R., Berman, M., & Coccaro, E. (2009). Acute tryptophan depletion and self- injurious behavior in aggressive patients and healthy volunteers. Psychopharmacology, 203 (1), 53-61.

McCloskey, M. S., Ben-Zeev, D., Lee, R., & Coccaro, E. (2008). Prevalence of suicidal and self-Injurious behavior among subjects with intermittent explosive disorder. Psychiatry Research, 158 (2), 248-250.

 

Brunette
Associate Professor of Psychiatry
CONTACT

Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center
Hugh Gallen Office Park, Main Bldg, Level 2
105 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH 03301

Phone: 603-271-5747
Email: Mary.F.Brunette@Dartmouth.edu


EDUCATION

Lewis & Clark College, BA 1985
Oregon Health Sciences University, MD 1991


PROFESSIONAL INTERESTS

As a board-certified addiction psychiatrist, Dr. Brunette has been involved with research and clinical care of patients with severe mental illnesses and co-occurring substance use disorders for over 15 years. She has been active with both psychosocial research and clinical trials studying treatments for people with these co-occurring disorders. In the past few years, she initiated a program of research on smoking cessation for people with severe mental illnesses. With Dr. Joelle Ferron and her research group, she has developed a web-based, motivational decision support system that is tailored for smokers with severe mental illnesses, who typically have cognitive deficits and low computer experience. Several pilot studies indicate that this tool improves engagement in evidence-based treatment. Her future work related to technology will involve using technology to engage people into treatment, improve treatment outcomes, and disseminate evidence-based treatments, with a focus on people with severe mental illnesses in general and nicotine addiction in particular.


LINKS

PubMed


SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Ferron, J.C., Brunette, M.F., McHugo, G.J., Devitt, T.S., Martin, W.M. & Drake, R.E. (2011). Developing a quit smoking website that is usable by people with severe mental illness. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 35(2), 111-116.
PMID: 22020840

Brunette, M.F., Ferron, J.C., Devitt, T., Geiger, P., Martin, W.M., Pratt, S., et al. (2011). Do smoking cessation websites meet the needs of smokers with severe mental illnesses? Health Education Research, 27(2), 183-190.
PMID: 21987478

Brunette M.F., de Nesnera A., Swain K., Riera E.G., Lotz D., & Bartels S.J. (2011). Public-academic partnerships: A program to improve the quality of antipsychotic prescribing in a community mental health system. Psychiatric Services, 62(9), 1004-1006.
PMID: 21885576

Brunette, M.F., Ferron, J.C., McHugo, G.J., Davis, K.E., Devitt, T.S., Wilkness, S.M., et al. (2011). An electronic decision support system to motivate people with severe mental illnesses to quit smoking. Psychiatric Services, 62(4), 360-366.
PMID: 21459986

Ferron, J.C., Brunette, M.F., He, X., Xie, H., McHugo, G.J. & Drake, R.E. (2011). Course of smoking and quit attempts among clients with co-occurring severe mental illness and substance use disorders. Psychiatric Services, 62(4), 353-359.
PMID: 21459985

Brunette M.F., Asher D., Whitley R., Lutz W.J., Wieder B.L., Jones A.M., & McHugo G.J. (2008). Implementation of integrated dual disorders treatment: A qualitative analysis of facilitators and barriers. Psychiatric Services, 59(9), 989-995.
PMID: 18757591

Drake, R.E., Mueser, K.T., & Brunette, M.F. (2007). Management of persons with cooccurring severe mental illness and substance use disorder: Program implications. World Psychiatry, 6(3), 131-136.
PMID: 18188429

Green, A.I., Noordsy, D.L., Brunette, M.B., & O’Keefe, C. (2008). Substance abuse and schizophrenia: Pharmacotherapeutic intervention. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 34(1), 61-71.
PMID: 17574793

Mistler L.A., Brunette M.F., Rosenberg S.D., Vidaver R.M., Luckoor R., & Iber M. (2006). Case report of 3 patients with severe mental illness and chronic hepatitis C virus infection treated with interferon-alpha. International Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine, 36(4), 449-55.
PMID: 17407998

Green, A.I., Drake, R.E., Brunette, M.F., & Noordsy, D.L. (2007). Schizophrenia and cooccurring substance use disorder. American Journal of Psychiatry, 164, 402-408.
PMID: 17329463

Drake
Andrew Thompson Professor of Psychiatry
Professor of Community and Family Medicine

CONTACT

Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center
Rivermill Commercial Center, Suite B4-1
Lebanon, NH 03766

Phone: 603-448-0263
E-mail: Robert.E.Drake@Dartmouth.edu


EDUCATION

Princeton University, BA 1971
Duke University, PhD 1977
Duke University, MD 1978


PROFESSIONAL INTERESTS

Dr. Drake works actively as a clinician in community and mental health centers and has been developing and evaluating innovative community programs for persons with severe mental disorders. He is well known for his work on co-occurring substance use disorder, severe mental illness and vocational rehabilitation. His over 500 publications cover diverse aspects of adjustment and quality of life among persons with severe mental disorders and those in their support system.


LINKS

PubMed


SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Drake, R.E., Caton, C.L.M., Xie, H., Hsu, E., Gorroochurn, P., Samet, S., & Hasin, D.S. (2011). A prospective 2-year study of emergency department patients with early-phase primary psychosis or substance-induced psychosis. American Journal of Psychiatry, 168(7), 742-748.
PMID: 21454918

Latimer, E.A., Bond, G.R., & Drake, R.E. (2011). Economic approaches to improving access to evidence-based and recovery-oriented services for people with severe mental illness. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 56, 523-529.
PMID: 21959027

Mueser, K.T., Campbell, K. & Drake, R.E. (2011). The effectiveness of supported employment in people with Dual Disorders. Journal of Dual Diagnosis, 7(1), 90-102.

Wisdom, J.P., Manuel, J.I., & Drake, R.E. (2011). Substance use disorder among people with first-episode psychosis: A systematic review of course and treatment. Psychiatric Services, 62(9), 1007-1012.
PMID: 21885577

Bond G.R., Drake R.E., & Becker D.R. (2012). Generalizability of the Individual Placement and Support (IPS) model of supported employment outside the US. World Psychiatry 2012, 11(1), 32-39.
PMID: 22295007

Drake, R.E., Bond, G.R., & Becker, D.R. (2012). Individual Placement and Support: An Evidence-Based Approach to Supported Employment. New York: Oxford University Press.

Drake, R.E., Bond, G.R., Thornicroft, G., Knapp, M., & Goldman, H.H. (2012). Mental health disability: An international perspective. Journal of Disability Policy Studies, 23, 110-120.

Drake, R.E., & Latimer, E. (2012). Lessons learned in developing community mental health care in North America. World Psychiatry, 11(1), 47-51.
PMID: 22295009

McHugo, G. J., Drake, R.E., Xie, H., & Bond, G.R. (2012). A 10 year study of steady employment and non-vocational outcomes among people with serious mental illness and co-occurring substance use disorder. Schizophrenia Research, 138(2-3), 233-239.
PMID: 22546432

Lord
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Director, Dissemination & Implementation Core, Center for Technology & Behavioral Health
CONTACT

Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center
Rivermill Commercial Center, Suite B4-1
Lebanon, NH 03766

Phone: 603-448-0263
E-mail: Sarah.E.Lord@Dartmouth.edu


EDUCATION

Middlebury College, BA
University of Colorado at Boulder, PhD


PROFESSIONAL INTERESTS

Dr. Lord’s research focuses on the development, evaluation, and sustainable dissemination of technology-delivered assessment, prevention, and behavioral intervention tools for adolescent, young adult, and parent populations, primarily in the areas of substance abuse, HIV, and sexual health. With a background in the private sector, Dr. Lord has worked extensively with community leaders, health professionals, and marketing experts to develop strategies for sustainable dissemination and implementation of technology-delivered behavioral health initiatives for adolescents and young adults. Current interests include the use of mobile technologies to promote HIV health service utilization and preventive behaviors among high-risk adolescents and young adults, development of youth-driven online drug use prevention programs, and computer-delivered programs for parents of adolescents to promote parent-youth communication about drug use prevention.


LINKS

PubMed


SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Lord, S. & Marsch, L. (2011). Emerging trends and innovations in the identification and management of drug use among adolescents and young adults. American Academy for Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine: State of the art reviews (AMSTARs), 22(3), 649-669.
PMID: 22423469

Lord, S., Trudeau, K, Black, R., et al. (2011). Comprehensive Health Assessment Tool for Teens (CHAT): Development and validation of a computer-delivered, self-report substance use assessment for adolescents. Substance Use and Misuse, 46(6), 781-794.
PMID: 21174498

Lord, S., Brevard, J., & Budman, S. (2011). Connecting to young adults: An online social network survey of beliefs and attitudes associated with prescription opioid misuse among college students. Substance Use and Misuse, 46(1), 66-76.
PMID: 21190407

Lord, S., Downs, G., Furtaw, P., Chaudhuri, A., Silverstein, A., Gammaitoni, A., & Budman, S. (2009). Nonmedical use of prescription opioids and stimulants among pharmacy students. Journal of the American Pharmacists Association, 49(4), 519-528.
PMID: 19589764

Chiauzzi, E., Brevard, J.A., Thum, C.C., Decembrele, S., & Lord, S. (2008). MyStudentBody.com-Stress: An online stress management intervention for college students. Journal of Health Communications, 13(6), 555-572.
PMID: 18726812

Chiauzzi, E., Green, T., Lord, S., et al. (2005). MyStudentBody: A high risk drinking prevention website for college students. Journal of American College Health, 53(6), 263-274.
PMID: 15900990

Cousineau, T., Lord, S., Seibring, A., Corsini, E., Viders, J., & Lakhani, S. (2004). A multimedia psychosocial support program for couples receiving infertility treatment: A feasibility study. Fertility and Sterility, 81(3), 532-538.
PMID: 15037398

McHugo photo
Professor of Community and Family Medicine
Professor of Psychiatry
Professor of The Dartmouth Institute

CONTACT

Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center
Rivermill Commercial Center, Suite B4-1
Lebanon, NH 03766

Phone: 603-448-0263
E-mail: Gregory.J.McHugo@Dartmouth.edu


EDUCATION

U. Vermont, BA 1970
Dartmouth College, AM 1976
Dartmouth College, PhD 1979


PROFESSIONAL INTERESTS

Dr. McHugo is an experimental psychologist and evaluation methodologist, who has been conducting both basic and applied research at Dartmouth College since 1972. During his time in the Department of Psychology, he conducted research in physiological psychology, psychophysics, neuropsychology, experimental social psychophysiology, and program evaluation. Since joining the Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center in 1990, he has been involved in the design, implementation, and analysis of randomized controlled trials to evaluate treatment and rehabilitation interventions for people with serious mental illness. In partnership with Bob Drake and others, McHugo has conducted studies of dual diagnosis, supported employment, homelessness and supported housing, trauma and PTSD, smoking cessation, and implementation of evidence-based practices. McHugo has also published methodological and statistical (with Dr. Xie) papers, and he has mentored numerous graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and junior faculty.


LINKS

PubMed


SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

McHugo, G. J., Drake, R.E., Xie, H., & Bond, G.R. (2012). A 10 year study of steady employment and non-vocational outcomes among people with serious mental illness and co-occurring substance use disorder. Schizophrenia Research, 138(2-3), 233-239.
PMID: 22546432

Ben-Zeev D., McHugo G.J., Xie H., Dobbins K., & Young M.A. (2012). Comparing retrospective reports to real-time/real-place mobile assessments in individuals with schizophrenia and a nonclinical comparison group. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 38(3), 396-404.
PMID: 22302902

Ferron J.C., Brunette M.F., McHugo G.J., Devitt T.S., Martin W.M., & Drake R.E. (2011). Developing a quit smoking website that is usable by people with severe mental illnesses. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 35(2), 111-116.
PMID: 22020840

Brunette M.F., Ferron J.C., Devitt T., Geiger P., Martin W.M., Pratt S., Santos M., & McHugo G.J. (2012). Do smoking cessation websites meet the needs of smokers with severe mental illnesses? Health Education Research, 27(2), 183-190.
PMID: 21987478

Torrey W.C., Bond G.R., McHugo G.J., & Swain K. (2012). Evidence-based practice implementation in community mental health settings: The relative importance of key domains of implementation activity. Administration Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research, 39(5), 353-364.
PMID: 21574016

Brunette, M.F., Ferron, J.C., McHugo, G.J., Davis, K.E., Devitt, T.S., Wilkness, S.M., et al. (2011). An electronic decision support system to motivate people with severe mental illnesses to quit smoking. Psychiatric Services, 62(4), 360-366.
PMID: 21459986

Ferron, J.C., Brunette, M.F., He, X., Xie, H., McHugo, G.J. & Drake, R.E. (2011). Course of smoking and quit attempts among clients with co-occurring severe mental illness and substance use disorders. Psychiatric Services, 62(4), 353-359.
PMID: 21459985

Xie H., Drake R.E., McHugo G.J., Xie L., & Mohandas A. (2010). The 10-year course of remission, abstinence, and recovery in dual diagnosis. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 39(2), 132-140.
PMID: 20598834

Bush P.W., Drake R.E., Xie H., McHugo G.J., & Haslett W.R. (2009). The long-term impact of employment on mental health service use and costs for persons with severe mental illness. Psychiatric Services, 60(8), 1024-1031.
PMID: 19648188

Swain K., Whitley R., McHugo G.J., & Drake R.E. (2012). The sustainability of evidence-based practices in routine mental health agencies. Community Mental Health Journal, 46(2), 119-129.
PMID: 19544094

Nicholson
Professor of Psychiatry
CONTACT

Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center
Rivermill Commercial Center, Suite B4-1
Lebanon, NH 03766

Phone: 603-448-0263
E-mail: Joanne.Nicholson@Dartmouth.edu


EDUCATION

Syracuse University, AB 1973
The Pennsylvania State University, MS 1976
The Pennsylvania State University, PhD 1979


PROFESSIONAL INTERESTS

Dr. Nicholson is a clinical and research psychologist, and Professor of Psychiatry at the Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center. She is also Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS), where she directed the Child and Family Research Core of the UMMS Center for Mental Health Services Research. Dr. Nicholson has established an active program of research on parents with mental illnesses and their families, in partnership with people in recovery. Her team is developing education and skills training materials for parents, integrating the current knowledge on parents with mental illnesses, and evaluating interventions for families, including the pilot Family Options intervention. Dr. Nicholson’s research interests also include the study of collaborations, knowledge exchange, and the impact of web-based interventions. Dr. Nicholson has received funding from the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), the National Alliance for Mental Illness Research Institute, private foundations, and industry sources. In 2006, Dr. Nicholson received the Armin Loeb Award from the U.S. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association for her significant career contribution to research in psychiatric rehabilitation. She has been a W.T. Grant Foundation Distinguished Fellow, and a NIDRR Switzer Distinguished Research Fellow. She is the 2010 recipient of the UMMS Women’s Faculty Committee Outstanding Community Service Award, and in 2011 received the Katharine F. Erskine Award in Medicine & Science for her professional achievements, commitment to the advancement of women and girls, and her contributions to the community.


LINKS

PubMed


SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Nicholson, J., & Rotondi, A.J. (2010). The internet, health promotion, and community participation. Psychiatric Services, 61(1), 96-97.
PMID: 20044429

Nicholson, J. (2009). Building the evidence base for families living with parental mental illness. Australian e-Journal for the Advancement of Mental Health (AeJAMH), 8(3), 222-226.
Direct Link

Nicholson, J., Albert K., Gershenson, B., Williams, V., & Biebel, K. (2009). Family options for parents with mental illnesses: A developmental, mixed methods pilot study. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 33(2), 106-114.
PMID: 19808206

Hinden, B.R., Wolf, T., Biebel, K., & Nicholson, J. (2009). Supporting clubhouse members in their role as parents: Necessary conditions for policy and practice initiatives. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 33(2), 98-105.
PMID: 19808205

Nicholson, J., & Deveney, W. (2009). Why not support(ed) parenting. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 33(2), 79-82.
PMID: 19808201

Adams, J., Nicholson, J., Maciolek, S., & Biebel, K. (2008). Family networks implementation study: Integrating rigor and relevance in effective research partnerships. Psychiatry Issue Briefs, 5(7).

Nicholson, J., Biebel, K., Williams, V., & Albert, K. (2008). Building the foundation for the Family Options Project. Focal Point, 22(2).
ResearchGate

Nicholson, J., Hinden, B.R., Biebel, K., Henry, A.D., & Katz-Leavy, J. (2007). A qualitative study of programs for parents with serious mental illness and their children: Building practice-based evidence. The Journal of Behavioral Health Services and Research, 34(4), 395-413.
PMID: 17503187

Weinreb, L.F., Nicholson, J., Williams, V., & Anthes, F. (2007). Integrating behavioral health services for homeless mothers and children in primary care. The American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 77(1), 142-152.
PMID: 17352595

Weinreb, L.F., Buckner, J.C., Williams, V., & Nicholson, J. (2006). A comparison of the health and mental health status of homeless mothers in Worcester, Mass: 1993 and 2003. American Journal of Public Health, 96(8), 1444-1448.
PMID: 16809590