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Archives of Psychiatric Nursing

Ines Giorgi, Elena Fiabane, Giovanni Vittadini, Stefania Anastasi, Antonella Benvenuto, Alberto Malovini, Antonella Balestrino, Piero Ceriana
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August 2017: Archives of Psychiatric Nursing
Neslihan Keser Özcan, Nur Elçin Boyacıoğlu, Hüsniye Dinç
Postpartum depression (PPD) is a common problem with adverse consequences for the mother and the infant. This study was performed to determine the prevalence of and risk factors for PPD in Turkey. In this study, 52 primary studies that were published between January 1999 and January 2015 were examined. The prevalence of PPD was determined through a meta-analysis, and the risk factors were determined through a systematic review. The prevalence of PPD in Turkey was found to be 23.8%. Developed cities had a prevalence of 21...
August 2017: Archives of Psychiatric Nursing
Nalan Gördeles Beşer, Leyla Baysan Arabaci, Satı Bozkurt, Gülçin Uzunoğlu, Gülsenay Taş
OBJECTIVE: It aims to examine the profiles of patients who were treated with compulsory hospitalization between 2011 and 2015 in a district psychiatric hospital. METHOD: In this retrospective and cohort study, hospital records gathered from 202 adult patients who were treated with compulsory hospitalization in units with a bed between 2011 and 2015 in a district psychiatric hospital were examined. In this study, profiles and socio-demographic features of the patients with compulsory hospitalization were evaluated by 23 closed-end and open-ended questions prepared by researchers...
August 2017: Archives of Psychiatric Nursing
Hung-Yu Lin, Hui-Ling Lai, Chun-I Chen, Chiung-Yu Huang
OBJECTIVE: This study aimed to identify the determinants of depressive symptoms (DSs) and health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in survivors of prostate cancer (PC). METHODS: This study used a descriptive, correlational design to assess a sample of 133 individuals with PC. The participants were face-to-face interviewed to collect demographic data and disease characteristics, assess self-control schedule, and survey health status. Correlation analysis, Student's t-test, ANOVA, and regression analysis were applied...
August 2017: Archives of Psychiatric Nursing
Minna Sorsa, Tim Greacen, Juhani Lehto, Päivi Åstedt-Kurki
The present qualitative study used face-to-face and telephone interviews with service providers in the Tampere area in Finland to describe the provider viewpoint on barriers to care for people with co-occurring disorders. The core barrier concerns the definition and understanding of the problems: client and professional perspectives often differ, and both can be out of step with what the care system actually proposes. Professionals need to take into account contexts with potentially multiple barriers to care...
August 2017: Archives of Psychiatric Nursing
Yun-Jung Choi
This study aimed to develop and evaluate a mental health improvement program for the acculturative stress and mental health literacy of married immigrant women using bilingual gatekeepers. Bilingual gatekeepers were recruited from multicultural centers and trained to provide 8-week structured mental health improvement services to the women in the experimental group using a mental health improvement guidebook developed by the authors in 8 different languages. The program was effective in improving mental health and mental health literacy scores as well as reducing the degree of acculturative stress...
August 2017: Archives of Psychiatric Nursing
Sevecen Çelik Ince, Neslihan Partlak Günüşen, Ayşegül Özerdem, Seçil Özışık
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August 2017: Archives of Psychiatric Nursing
Ainara Echezarraga, Carlota Las Hayas, Ana María González-Pinto, Steven Jones
The goal of this research project was to develop a new questionnaire to assess resilience in Bipolar Disorder (BD), the Resilience Questionnaire for Bipolar Disorder (RBD). To examine its psychometric properties, a sample of 125 patients diagnosed with BD and a comparison sample of 107 people completed the new RBD and established measures of generic resilience and health-related outcomes. Exploratory factor analysis for the RBD yielded a 23-item 5-factor solution, and confirmatory factor analysis indicated adequate fit indices...
August 2017: Archives of Psychiatric Nursing
Ayşe Sari, Zekiye Çetinkaya Duman
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August 2017: Archives of Psychiatric Nursing
Kiel J Opperman, Devin M Hanson, Paul A Toro
OBJECTIVE: Health fairs are a cost-efficient platform for dissemination of preventive services to vulnerable populations. Effectiveness of depression screenings and associated treatment linkage via community health fairs warrants investigation. METHODS: This study offers the first examination of a depression screening at a community health fair in 261 adult men (18-87years). The PHQ-9 was administered via interview by graduate students and on-site psychiatric nurses were available for a brief consultation for those interested...
August 2017: Archives of Psychiatric Nursing
Krzysztof Skuza, Julie Dubois, Gilles Bangerter
Many patients suffering from serious mental illness experience severe anxiety, and those with psychosis often report feeling that their bodies are falling apart. Expert opinions reported relational benefits and tranquilizing effects of therapeutic body wraps (TBWs). Yet this adjunct nursing therapy has rarely been studied and the existing knowledge is limited to single clinical cases reported from clinicians' perspectives. This study reports on seven adult patients, whose independent accounts of TBWs were audio-recorded, transcribed and cross-analyzed...
August 2017: Archives of Psychiatric Nursing
Victoria B Mitrani, Joseph P De Santis, Brian E McCabe, Diego A Deleon, Karina A Gattamorta, Natalie M Leblanc
PURPOSE: This study examined the relationship of parent reaction to sexual orientation with depressive symptoms and safer sex among Hispanic adult men who have sex with men (MSM). We also examined men's acculturation to the U.S. (Americanism) in relation with these variables. METHOD: Cross-sectional data collected from July 2011 to December 2012, from 125 MSM with a mean age of 43.02years. Instruments included the Perceived Parent Reaction Scale, the Centers for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale, the Safer Sex Behavior Questionnaire and the Bidimensional Acculturation Scale...
August 2017: Archives of Psychiatric Nursing
Kelly Graziani Giacchero Vedana, Daniel Fernando Magrini, Adriana Inocenti Miasso, Ana Carolina Guidorizzi Zanetti, Jacqueline de Souza, Tatiana Longo Borges
AIM: To understand emergency nursing experiences in assisting people with suicidal behavior. METHOD: Grounded theory study with symbolic interactionism conducted in 2015 to 2016 in Brazil with 19 nurses. RESULTS: Assistance for people with suicidal behavior is critical, challenging, evokes different feelings and requires knowledge, skills and emotional control. Nurses did not feel prepared or supported, and identified recurrent gaps and problems...
August 2017: Archives of Psychiatric Nursing
Fan-Ko Sun, Ann Long, Pei-Jane Yu, Hui-Man Huang, Chun-Ying Chiang, YuChun Yao
This study was designed to explore Category 3 and 4 controlled drug users' perceptions of participating in health-prevention lectures. A phenomenological approach was used. Twelve participants were interviewed after completing the lectures. Findings revealed five themes (1) mixed emotions; (2) self-development; (3) finding the lectures lacked practicality and relevance; (4) highlighting three stages for discontinuing drug-usage; and, (5) suggesting tips for the advancement of lectures. These findings could be used as a map to help health professionals understand drug users' perceptions of attending health prevention lectures and provide insight into how young people might stop using drugs...
August 2017: Archives of Psychiatric Nursing
Zeynep Olçun, Özlem Şahin Altun
AIM: The aim of this study is to determine the correlation between schizophrenic patients' level of internalized stigma and their level of hope. MATERIAL AND METHOD: The population of the study consisted of patients who had been diagnosed with schizophrenia and also met the study inclusion criteria. The study sample selection from the population was not further divided; the study was conducted with 76 patients. The data of the study were collected using a personal information form, the Internalized Stigma of Mental Illness (ISMI) Scale, and Herth Hope Scale...
August 2017: Archives of Psychiatric Nursing
Geraldine S Pearson, Deborah Shelton, Kate Shade, Elizabeth Bonham, Nancy C Fowler
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August 2017: Archives of Psychiatric Nursing
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August 2017: Archives of Psychiatric Nursing
Tytus Koweszko, Jacek Gierus, Magdalena Więdłocha, Anna Mosiołek, Agata Szulc
Borderline personality disorder is highly associated with suicidal behaviors. The authors of the current case study present the introduction model of original Crisis Intervention Procedure for Borderline Patients (CIP-BP) which is a method focused on restoring emotional balance, reducing the severity of symptoms and the risk of suicidal behavior, as well as developing optimum solutions for further action. Its aim is to enable the patient to regain control of their emotional memory, increase autonomy and restore important interpersonal relations by using the original resources of this person...
June 2017: Archives of Psychiatric Nursing
Steven Thurber
Enuresis constitutes a frequently encountered problem area for children that may adversely affect social and emotional adjustment. This type of incontinence has been of concern to the human family for centuries. A brief history of enuresis is presented followed by current conceptualizations, diagnostic criteria, prevalence rates and psychiatric comorbidities. Historic notions of causation together with ineffective, sometimes barbaric treatments are then discussed, ending with a presentation of evidence-based treatment modalities, with the urine alarm being an essential element of effective treatment...
June 2017: Archives of Psychiatric Nursing
Judith A Callan, Jesse Wright, Greg J Siegle, Robert H Howland, Britney B Kepler
Major depression (MDD) is a common and disabling disorder. Research has shown that most people with MDD receive either no treatment or inadequate treatment. Computer and mobile technologies may offer solutions for the delivery of therapies to untreated or inadequately treated individuals with MDD. The authors review currently available technologies and research aimed at relieving symptoms of MDD. These technologies include computer-assisted cognitive-behavior therapy (CCBT), web-based self-help, Internet self-help support groups, mobile psychotherapeutic interventions (i...
June 2017: Archives of Psychiatric Nursing
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