SearchSkip to Search Results
- 1Adams, Lisa Y.
- 1Beka, Qendresa
- 1Creamer, Anne Marie
- 1Dorit Redlich Amirav
- 1Elizabeth Taylor
- 1Klassen, Amy Lynn
Researchers have noted that the level of contact respondents have with people who have a mental illness and how they attribute responsibility for these conditions contribute to their desire for social distance. Given that the literature suggests that increased contact is associated with reduced...
Community Re-integration of Forensic Clients with Persistent, Chronic Mental Illnesses: A Retrospective Evaluation of Life Skills Training Programs Provided Through the House Next Door Society Residential ServicesDownload
Facilitating the re-integration of forensic clients with severe, persistent chronic mental illnesses (complex psychiatric conditions, developmental delay, traumatic brain injuries, cognitive disorders, chronic psychiatric conditions, and personality disorders) into the community requires...
Introduction: Research has shown a bidirectional relationship between type 2 diabetes and mental illness, and worse health outcomes for patients with both illnesses than those with either condition alone. However, there is limited research on the relationship between mental illness and...
INTRODUCTION: Peer-based housing support for people with severe mental illness who are at risk of homelessness is a promising, though understudied, intervention approach. OBJECTIVES: To examine how well an Edmonton pilot project implementing peer-based housing supports addressed factors...
The Use of Acute Health Care Services by Mentally-Ill Seniors of Newfoundland and Labrador: A Quantitative InvestigationDownload
Background The population of seniors is increasing rapidly. Currently, seniors represent 14.1% of the population of Canada and 14.4% of the population of Newfoundland and Labrador (NL), rates that are expected to further increase to 30% by 2041 and 2026, respectively. There is ongoing debate...
Therapeutic commitment and care of persons with mental illness: a survey of nurse practitioners' role perceptionsDownload
This study explored Canadian nurse practitioners’ (NPs) levels of therapeutic commitment (TC), role competency (RC) and role support (RS) when caring for persons with mental illness and mental health problems. Knowledge and experiential factors that impact these levels were examined and a model...