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Janice Carrol Humphreys

Professor Emerita in the School of Nursing
School of Nursing
School of Nursing, Box 3322, Durham, NC 27710

Selected Publications


A Qualitative Study of the Social Relationship Experiences Across the Life Course Among Black/African American Women Aging With HIV in the South.

Journal Article The Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care : JANAC · January 2024 AbstractBlack/African American women continue to be disproportionately affected by HIV, facing multiple intersecting challenges that influence how they age and effectively manage their health. Supportive social relationships have been shown to hel ... Full text Cite

Characterizing burnout and resilience among nurses: A latent profile analysis of emotional exhaustion, emotional thriving and emotional recovery.

Journal Article Nurs Open · November 2023 AIMS: To identify subgroups of nurses with distinct profiles of burnout (emotional exhaustion) and resilience (emotional thriving and emotional recovery) and describe nurse characteristics associated with each profile. DESIGN: Cross-sectional, correlationa ... Full text Link to item Cite

Stressors Among Healthcare Workers: A Summative Content Analysis.

Journal Article Glob Qual Nurs Res · 2023 Healthcare workers are experiencing high stress and burnout, at rates up to 70%, hindering patient care. Studies often focus on stressors in a particular setting or within the context of the pandemic which limits understanding of a more comprehensive view ... Full text Link to item Cite

The Association between Well-being Behaviors and Resilience in Health Care Workers.

Journal Article West J Nurs Res · August 2022 Engaging in well-being behaviors may promote resilience, which can protect against burnout. This descriptive, correlational analysis utilized baseline data from health care workers enrolled in the Web-based Implementation of the Science for Enhancing Resil ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Symptom Trajectory among Formerly Abused Women: An Exploratory Study.

Journal Article Issues in mental health nursing · November 2021 Women who have experienced intimate partner violence suffer from symptoms that persist long after the abuse has ended. However, the patterns and trajectory of these symptoms are poorly understood. The objective of this longitudinal research was to explore ... Full text Cite

Using Photovoice to Understand Survivors' Healthcare Experiences and Strategies.

Journal Article Issues in mental health nursing · April 2021 The unique, individual nature of traumatic experiences and trauma symptoms and the limited healthcare resources typically allocated for individual patients pose barriers to implementing trauma-informed care. Developing knowledge on how survivors of violenc ... Full text Cite

Application of Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Sampling Weights to Transgender Health Measurement.

Journal Article Nursing research · July 2020 BackgroundObtaining representative data from the transgender population is fundamental to improving their health and well-being and advancing transgender health research. The addition of the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) gende ... Full text Cite

Distinct Stress Profiles Among Oncology Patients Undergoing Chemotherapy.

Journal Article Journal of pain and symptom management · March 2020 ContextCancer and its treatment are inherently stressful and stress impacts important patient outcomes. Patients vary considerably in their response to stress. Understanding this variability requires a patient-centered multidimensional approach. Full text Cite

"That Guy is Gay and Black. That's a Red Flag." How HIV Stigma and Racism Affect Perception of Risk Among Young Black Men Who Have Sex with Men.

Journal Article AIDS and behavior · January 2020 Young Black men who have sex with men's (YBMSM) attitudes and personal beliefs about themselves and their risk for HIV can be modified as a result of experiences with racism and HIV stigma. In-depth qualitative interviews were conducted with 25 HIV-negativ ... Full text Cite

The health status of transgender and gender nonbinary adults in the United States.

Journal Article PloS one · January 2020 The goal of this exploratory study was to delineate health differences among transgender subpopulations (transgender women/TW, transgender men/TM, gender nonbinary/GNB adults). 2015 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System data were analyzed to compare t ... Full text Cite

Couples' Experiences of Maternal Postpartum Depression.

Journal Article Journal of obstetric, gynecologic, and neonatal nursing : JOGNN · May 2019 ObjectiveTo understand the processes that couples navigate as they cope with maternal postpartum depression (PPD) in early parenthood.DesignQualitative, interpretive phenomenological study.SettingCommunity setting in the western ... Full text Cite

Measuring Distress Levels of Refugee Women to Enhance Community-Based Psycho-social Interventions.

Journal Article Issues in mental health nursing · April 2019 The purpose of this investigation was to gain an understanding of the levels of distress in resettled refugee women as a basis for the development of improved community based interventions to enhance the resettlement experience. A convenience sample of fem ... Full text Cite

Health Care Experiences of Transgender Adults: An Integrated Mixed Research Literature Review.

Journal Article ANS. Advances in nursing science · April 2019 This integrated literature review, framed by the gender affirmation framework, sought to contextualize the experiences of transgender adults interfacing with health care after the release of Healthy People 2020. The constructs of the gender affirmation fra ... Full text Cite

The experiences of older caregivers of cancer patients following hospital discharge.

Journal Article Support Care Cancer · February 2019 PURPOSE: This study addressed the experiences of older caregivers of cancer patients in the 2 weeks following a hospital discharge. It sought to understand the challenges they face in providing supportive care to patients at home. METHODS: Qualitative desc ... Full text Link to item Cite

Trauma-related symptoms and severity among women in the Pacific Rim.

Journal Article Health care for women international · January 2019 Current understandings of the effects trauma exposure on women's health are limited because prior research has largely focused on intimate partner and sexual violence in homogenous samples. In this descriptive study, the authors examined the relationships ... Full text Cite

Describing the healthcare experiences and strategies of women survivors of violence.

Journal Article Journal of clinical nursing · March 2018 Aim and objectiveThe purpose of this study was to develop knowledge on women survivors' healthcare experiences and strategies.BackgroundSurvivors of traumatic life events are at an increased risk for an array of negative health consequenc ... Full text Cite

The Implementation of a Structured Nursing Leadership Development Program for Succession Planning in a Health System.

Journal Article The Journal of nursing administration · January 2018 Preparing future nursing leaders to be successful is important because many current leaders will retire in large numbers in the future. A structured nursing leadership development program utilizing the Essentials of Nurse Manager Orientation online program ... Full text Cite

A Qualitative, Systems Thinking Approach to Study Self-Management in Women With Migraine.

Journal Article Nurs Res · 2018 BACKGROUND: A dearth of effective and affordable treatment options has rendered nonpharmacological self-management a crucial part of living with migraine-a debilitating neurobiological condition without cure that disproportionately disables vulnerable wome ... Full text Link to item Cite

Provision of guideline-based care for drug-resistant tuberculosis in South Africa: Level of concordance between prescribing practices and guidelines.

Journal Article PLoS One · 2018 TITLE: Provision of guideline-based care for drug-resistant tuberculosis in South Africa: Level of concordance between prescribing practices and guidelines. OBJECTIVE: We examined the influence of individual and site characteristics on the concordance betw ... Full text Link to item Cite

Evaluation of coping as a mediator of the relationship between stressful life events and cancer-related distress.

Journal Article Health psychology : official journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association · December 2017 ObjectiveLifetime stressful life events (SLEs) may predispose oncology patients to cancer-related distress (i.e., intrusive thoughts, hyperarousal, avoidance). Coping may influence cancer-related distress by mediating this relationship. This study ... Full text Cite

A Qualitative Study of the Social Relationship Experiences Across the Life Course Among Black/African American Women Aging With HIV in the South.

Journal Article The Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care : JANAC · January 2024 AbstractBlack/African American women continue to be disproportionately affected by HIV, facing multiple intersecting challenges that influence how they age and effectively manage their health. Supportive social relationships have been shown to hel ... Full text Cite

Characterizing burnout and resilience among nurses: A latent profile analysis of emotional exhaustion, emotional thriving and emotional recovery.

Journal Article Nurs Open · November 2023 AIMS: To identify subgroups of nurses with distinct profiles of burnout (emotional exhaustion) and resilience (emotional thriving and emotional recovery) and describe nurse characteristics associated with each profile. DESIGN: Cross-sectional, correlationa ... Full text Link to item Cite

Stressors Among Healthcare Workers: A Summative Content Analysis.

Journal Article Glob Qual Nurs Res · 2023 Healthcare workers are experiencing high stress and burnout, at rates up to 70%, hindering patient care. Studies often focus on stressors in a particular setting or within the context of the pandemic which limits understanding of a more comprehensive view ... Full text Link to item Cite

The Association between Well-being Behaviors and Resilience in Health Care Workers.

Journal Article West J Nurs Res · August 2022 Engaging in well-being behaviors may promote resilience, which can protect against burnout. This descriptive, correlational analysis utilized baseline data from health care workers enrolled in the Web-based Implementation of the Science for Enhancing Resil ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Symptom Trajectory among Formerly Abused Women: An Exploratory Study.

Journal Article Issues in mental health nursing · November 2021 Women who have experienced intimate partner violence suffer from symptoms that persist long after the abuse has ended. However, the patterns and trajectory of these symptoms are poorly understood. The objective of this longitudinal research was to explore ... Full text Cite

Using Photovoice to Understand Survivors' Healthcare Experiences and Strategies.

Journal Article Issues in mental health nursing · April 2021 The unique, individual nature of traumatic experiences and trauma symptoms and the limited healthcare resources typically allocated for individual patients pose barriers to implementing trauma-informed care. Developing knowledge on how survivors of violenc ... Full text Cite

Application of Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Sampling Weights to Transgender Health Measurement.

Journal Article Nursing research · July 2020 BackgroundObtaining representative data from the transgender population is fundamental to improving their health and well-being and advancing transgender health research. The addition of the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) gende ... Full text Cite

Distinct Stress Profiles Among Oncology Patients Undergoing Chemotherapy.

Journal Article Journal of pain and symptom management · March 2020 ContextCancer and its treatment are inherently stressful and stress impacts important patient outcomes. Patients vary considerably in their response to stress. Understanding this variability requires a patient-centered multidimensional approach. Full text Cite

"That Guy is Gay and Black. That's a Red Flag." How HIV Stigma and Racism Affect Perception of Risk Among Young Black Men Who Have Sex with Men.

Journal Article AIDS and behavior · January 2020 Young Black men who have sex with men's (YBMSM) attitudes and personal beliefs about themselves and their risk for HIV can be modified as a result of experiences with racism and HIV stigma. In-depth qualitative interviews were conducted with 25 HIV-negativ ... Full text Cite

The health status of transgender and gender nonbinary adults in the United States.

Journal Article PloS one · January 2020 The goal of this exploratory study was to delineate health differences among transgender subpopulations (transgender women/TW, transgender men/TM, gender nonbinary/GNB adults). 2015 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System data were analyzed to compare t ... Full text Cite

Couples' Experiences of Maternal Postpartum Depression.

Journal Article Journal of obstetric, gynecologic, and neonatal nursing : JOGNN · May 2019 ObjectiveTo understand the processes that couples navigate as they cope with maternal postpartum depression (PPD) in early parenthood.DesignQualitative, interpretive phenomenological study.SettingCommunity setting in the western ... Full text Cite

Measuring Distress Levels of Refugee Women to Enhance Community-Based Psycho-social Interventions.

Journal Article Issues in mental health nursing · April 2019 The purpose of this investigation was to gain an understanding of the levels of distress in resettled refugee women as a basis for the development of improved community based interventions to enhance the resettlement experience. A convenience sample of fem ... Full text Cite

Health Care Experiences of Transgender Adults: An Integrated Mixed Research Literature Review.

Journal Article ANS. Advances in nursing science · April 2019 This integrated literature review, framed by the gender affirmation framework, sought to contextualize the experiences of transgender adults interfacing with health care after the release of Healthy People 2020. The constructs of the gender affirmation fra ... Full text Cite

The experiences of older caregivers of cancer patients following hospital discharge.

Journal Article Support Care Cancer · February 2019 PURPOSE: This study addressed the experiences of older caregivers of cancer patients in the 2 weeks following a hospital discharge. It sought to understand the challenges they face in providing supportive care to patients at home. METHODS: Qualitative desc ... Full text Link to item Cite

Trauma-related symptoms and severity among women in the Pacific Rim.

Journal Article Health care for women international · January 2019 Current understandings of the effects trauma exposure on women's health are limited because prior research has largely focused on intimate partner and sexual violence in homogenous samples. In this descriptive study, the authors examined the relationships ... Full text Cite

Describing the healthcare experiences and strategies of women survivors of violence.

Journal Article Journal of clinical nursing · March 2018 Aim and objectiveThe purpose of this study was to develop knowledge on women survivors' healthcare experiences and strategies.BackgroundSurvivors of traumatic life events are at an increased risk for an array of negative health consequenc ... Full text Cite

The Implementation of a Structured Nursing Leadership Development Program for Succession Planning in a Health System.

Journal Article The Journal of nursing administration · January 2018 Preparing future nursing leaders to be successful is important because many current leaders will retire in large numbers in the future. A structured nursing leadership development program utilizing the Essentials of Nurse Manager Orientation online program ... Full text Cite

A Qualitative, Systems Thinking Approach to Study Self-Management in Women With Migraine.

Journal Article Nurs Res · 2018 BACKGROUND: A dearth of effective and affordable treatment options has rendered nonpharmacological self-management a crucial part of living with migraine-a debilitating neurobiological condition without cure that disproportionately disables vulnerable wome ... Full text Link to item Cite

Provision of guideline-based care for drug-resistant tuberculosis in South Africa: Level of concordance between prescribing practices and guidelines.

Journal Article PLoS One · 2018 TITLE: Provision of guideline-based care for drug-resistant tuberculosis in South Africa: Level of concordance between prescribing practices and guidelines. OBJECTIVE: We examined the influence of individual and site characteristics on the concordance betw ... Full text Link to item Cite

Evaluation of coping as a mediator of the relationship between stressful life events and cancer-related distress.

Journal Article Health psychology : official journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association · December 2017 ObjectiveLifetime stressful life events (SLEs) may predispose oncology patients to cancer-related distress (i.e., intrusive thoughts, hyperarousal, avoidance). Coping may influence cancer-related distress by mediating this relationship. This study ... Full text Cite

Trauma Exposure Among Women in the Pacific Rim.

Journal Article Journal of nursing scholarship : an official publication of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing · May 2017 PurposeHealthcare professionals who provide services in the immediate or long-term aftermath of traumatic events need to understand the nature and frequency of traumatic events in the lives of women. However, research on trauma exposure in women h ... Full text Cite

Time to Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis Treatment in a Prospective South African Cohort.

Journal Article Glob Pediatr Health · 2017 This study examined time to treatment initiation by age among a prospective cohort with drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB). Participants aged 13 years or older nested within a cluster-randomized trial in 2 South African provinces were evaluated. Outcomes ... Full text Link to item Cite

Predictors of mental health in midlife and older Australian women: A multilevel investigation.

Journal Article Health care for women international · December 2016 The purpose of this article is to examine the factors associated with women's mental health. A random sample of 340 Australian women aged 40-55 completed surveys on menopausal and lifestyle factors and mental health at three time points. We used hierarchic ... Full text Cite

Stress, COMT Polymorphisms, and Depressive Symptoms in Older Australian Women: An Exploratory Study.

Journal Article Genetic testing and molecular biomarkers · August 2016 ObjectivesThis exploratory study examined the association between exposure to stressful life events, polymorphisms (rs165774 and rs4680) in the catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT) gene, and risk of depression in women.Materials and methods Full text Cite

Depression and Self-Rated Health Among Rural Women Who Experienced Adolescent Dating Abuse: A Mixed Methods Study.

Journal Article Journal of interpersonal violence · March 2016 This study used mixed methods to examine the experiences and health of rural, young adult women (N = 100) who self-reported past experience of physical, emotional and verbal, sexual, and relational abuse in adolescent dating relationships. Few studies have ... Full text Cite

Childhood trauma is associated with depressive symptoms in Mexico City women.

Journal Article Revista panamericana de salud publica = Pan American journal of public health · May 2015 ObjectiveTo describe childhood trauma and depressive symptoms in Mexican women and to explore the relationships between number and type of childhood traumatic events and depressive symptoms.MethodsA community-based sample of 100 women was ... Cite

Telomere length is associated with sleep duration but not sleep quality in adults with human immunodeficiency virus

Journal Article Sleep · 2014 Background and Study Objective: Telomere length provides an estimate of cellular aging and is influenced by oxidative stress and health behaviors such as diet and exercise. This article describes relationships between telomere length and sleep parameters t ... Full text Link to item Cite

A longitudinal study of the impact of chronic psychological stress on health-related quality of life and clinical biomarkers: Protocol for the Australian Healthy Aging of Women Study

Journal Article BMC Public Health · 2014 Background: Despite advancements in our understanding of the importance of stress reduction in achieving good health, we still only have limited insight into the impact of stress on cellular function. Recent studies have suggested that exposure to prolonge ... Full text Link to item Cite

Stress, Lifestyle, and Quality of Life in Midlife and Older Australian Women: Results From the Stress and the Health of Women Study

Journal Article Women's Health Issues · 2014 Background: Chronic psychological stress may pose a serious threat to health, although the mechanisms are not fully understood. This study examines the impact of stress on modifiable lifestyle factors, depressive symptoms, health-related quality of life (H ... Full text Link to item Cite

Theory of symptom management

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It was pretty scary: The theme of fear in young adult women's descriptions of a history of adolescent dating abuse

Journal Article Issues in Mental Health Nursing · 2013 The mental health impact of abusive adolescent dating relationships has not been well described, but fear related to abuse has been reported. We elaborate the theme of fear in women's descriptions of a history of adolescent dating abuse. A sample of commun ... Full text Link to item Cite

Predictors of mental health in post-menopausal women: Results from the Australian healthy aging of women study

Journal Article Maturitas · 2013 Objective To examine the extent to which socio-demographics, modifiable lifestyle, and physical health status influence the mental health of post-menopausal Australian women. Methods Cross-sectional data on health status, chronic disease and modifiable lif ... Full text Link to item Cite

A Biopsychosocial-spiritual model of chronic pain in adults with sickle cell disease

Journal Article Pain Management Nursing · 2013 Chronic pain in adults with sickle cell disease (SCD) is a complex multidimensional experience that includes biologic, psychologic, sociologic, and spiritual factors. To date, three models of pain associated with SCD (i.e., biomedical model, biopsychosocia ... Full text Link to item Cite

Types and severity of partner violence against women living in the community in Cali, Colombia

Journal Article Revista de Salud Publica · 2013 Objective Identifying the incidence and severity of types of intimate partner violence against women exposed to this in their communities and the pertinent sociodemographic characteristics. Methodology This was a cross-sectional descriptive study of 150 wo ... Link to item Cite

Intimate Partner Violence, Depressive Symptoms, and Immigration Status: Does Existing Advocacy Intervention Work on Abused Immigrant Women in the Chinese Community?

Journal Article Journal of Interpersonal Violence · 2013 Advocacy intervention has been shown to be efficacious at reducing depressive symptoms in women who suffer from intimate partner violence (IPV). However, the intervention effect among abused immigrant women has not been well studied. This study compares th ... Full text Link to item Cite

Telephone intervention to improve the mental health of community-dwelling women abused by their intimate partners: a randomised controlled trial.

Journal Article Hong Kong medical journal = Xianggang yi xue za zhi / Hong Kong Academy of Medicine · 2012 Link to item Cite

Telomere shortening in formerly abused and never abused women

Journal Article Biological Research for Nursing · 2012 Recent studies suggest that chronic psychological stress may accelerate aging at the cellular level. Telomeres are protective components that stabilize the ends of chromosomes and modulate cellular aging. Women exposed to intimate partner violence (IPV) ex ... Full text Link to item Cite

Safety-promoting behaviors of community-dwelling abused Chinese women after an advocacy intervention: A randomized controlled trial

Journal Article International Journal of Nursing Studies · 2012 Objective: To examine the effect of an advocacy intervention on the use of safety-promoting behaviors in community-dwelling abused Chinese women as compared to a control condition of usual care. Design: This efficacy trial used a randomized controlled, par ... Full text Link to item Cite

Sexually transmitted infections, pregnancy, and intimate partner violence

Journal Article Health Care for Women International · 2011 Women in abusive relationships are at risk for sexually transmitted infections (STIs), but the strategies they use to protect themselves from such infections have not been studied. Using the descriptive qualitative approach of thematic analysis, I explored ... Full text Link to item Cite

Depression among women experiencing intimate partner violence in a Chinese community

Journal Article Nursing Research · 2011 Background: Depression is one of the significant mental health impacts of intimate partner violence. However, there is a lack of empirical evidence on the factors associated with depression among abused Chinese women. Objective: The purpose of this study w ... Full text Link to item Cite

Young adult couples' decision making regarding emergency contraceptive pills

Journal Article Journal of Nursing Scholarship · 2011 Purpose: Unintended pregnancy is a significant public health problem among young people worldwide. The purpose of this study was to explore and better understand the reasons for the apparent underuse of emergency contraceptive pills (ECP) in young people i ... Full text Link to item Cite

Increasing Discussions of Intimate Partner Violence in Prenatal Care Using Video Doctor Plus Provider Cueing: A Randomized, Controlled Trial

Journal Article Women's Health Issues · 2011 Purpose: To report the effectiveness of a prenatal intervention and to provide evidence that prenatal visits provide an opportune time for health assessment and counseling with abused women. Methods: Fifty ethnically diverse pregnant women who presented fo ... Full text Link to item Cite

Social stressors associated with antepartum depressive symptoms in low-income African American women

Journal Article Public Health Nursing · 2011 Objectives: To describe depressive symptomatology and examine the relationship between social stressors and depressive symptoms in pregnant African American women. Design and Sample: Cross-sectional study of 119 women receiving care at 2 prenatal clinics i ... Full text Link to item Cite

An exploration of lifetime trauma exposure in pregnant low-income African American women

Journal Article Maternal and Child Health Journal · 2011 Objectives The objective of this study was to describe the occurrence of lifetime trauma exposure in relation to perinatal health outcomes in low-income African American women. Methods One hundred and sixteen pregnant African American women recruited from ... Full text Link to item Cite

Relationships and betrayal among young women: Theoretical perspectives on adolescent dating abuse

Journal Article Journal of Advanced Nursing · 2011 Aims. Adolescent dating abuse is not specifically described by any current nursing theory, and this article presents discussion of some existing theories that could inform a nursing theory of adolescent dating abuse. To account for the effects of gender, t ... Full text Link to item Cite

Translation and adaptation of the life stressor checklist-revised with Colombian women

Journal Article Health Care for Women International · 2011 We undertook the translation and adaptation of an instrument developed to measure women's lifetime trauma exposure, the Life Stressor Checklist-Revised (LSC-R), in order to determine its utility and cultural appropriateness with Colombian Spanish-speaking ... Full text Link to item Cite

Misconceptions about missed conceptions: The meanings of emergency contraceptive pills use among young adult couples

Journal Article Journal of Family Nursing · 2011 Emergency contraceptive pills (ECP) are a safe and efficacious backup method of birth control. Despite widespread availability, ECP is underutilized by young women. While partner level of involvement has been shown to influence contraceptive behavior, ther ... Full text Link to item Cite

Occurrence, characteristics, and impact of chronic pain in formerly abused women

Journal Article Violence Against Women · 2011 The purposes of this study were to describe the occurrence of chronic pain and to evaluate for differences in pain characteristics and intimate partner violence between women who reported mild compared with moderate to severe chronic pain. A convenience sa ... Full text Link to item Cite

Family Violence and Nursing Practice, Second Edition

Book · July 28, 2010 The book offers both graduate and undergraduate nursing students a clear view of the essential theories, interventions, and issues surrounding nursing and family violence-presenting an approach that empowers nurses to contribute to the ... ... Cite

Why some women have an optimistic or a pessimistic bias about their breast cancer risk: Experiences, heuristics, and knowledge of risk factors

Journal Article Cancer Nursing · 2010 Perceived risk to a health problem is formed by inferential rules called heuristics and by comparative judgments that assess how one's risk compares to the risk of others. The purpose of this cross-sectional, community-based survey was to examine how exper ... Full text Link to item Cite

Effect of an advocacy intervention on mental health in Chinese women survivors of intimate partner violence: A randomized controlled trial

Journal Article JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association · 2010 Context: Intimate partner violence (IPV) against women can have negative mental health consequences for survivors; however, the effect of interventions designed to improve survivors' depressive symptoms is unclear. Objective: To determine whether an advoca ... Full text Link to item Cite

Effects of a cognitive adjustment program for Thai parents

Journal Article Nursing and Health Sciences · 2010 Child physical abuse is recognized as a major public health problem that affects children and is likely to become increasingly common. The objective of this study was to examine the effects of a cognitive adjustment program on parental attitudes toward chi ... Full text Link to item Cite

A review of the literature on the multiple dimensions of chronic pain in adults with sickle cell disease

Journal Article Journal of Pain and Symptom Management · 2010 Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a major health care and societal problem that affects millions of people worldwide. In Nigeria, 45,000 to 90,000 babies are born each year with SCD. In the United States, SCD is the most common genetic disorder, affecting more ... Full text Link to item Cite

The relationship of two types of trauma exposure to current physical and psychological symptom distress in a community sample of Colombian women: Why interpersonal violence deserves more attention

Journal Article Health Care for Women International · 2010 Our purpose in this study was to examine the relationship between interpersonal violence and background traumas and symptom distress in a community sample of Colombian women (N = 217). We utilized the Life Stressor Checklist-Revised (LSC-R) to measure life ... Full text Link to item Cite

Differences in depression, posttraumatic stress disorder, and lifetime trauma exposure in formerly abused women with mild versus moderate to severe chronic pain

Journal Article Journal of Interpersonal Violence · 2010 Although associations between intimate partner violence, chronic pain, depression, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and lifetime trauma exposure are well known, previous studies are limited by their recruitment of women from shelters. These relationsh ... Full text Link to item Cite

Barriers affecting access to and use of formal social supports among abused immigrant women

Journal Article Canadian Journal of Nursing Research · 2009 Social support is critical for women dealing with intimate partner violence (IPV). When support from their informal sources, such as family, friends, and neighbours, is limited, women tend to access services provided by health professionals, social workers ... Link to item Cite

Interpersonal violence is associated with depression and chronic physical health problems in midlife women

Journal Article Issues in Mental Health Nursing · 2009 This research describes interpersonal violence (IPV) exposure in a community-based sample of midlife women from three ethnic groups and explores relationships among these exposures and variables associated with health outcomes. IPV, physical health, depres ... Full text Link to item Cite

HIV-Infected Mothers' Foci of Concern During the Viral Testing of Their Infants

Journal Article Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care · 2008 The objective of this study was to explore HIV-infected mothers' most worrisome concerns during their infants' HIV viral testing. A total of 20 HIV-infected women consented to one antepartum and five postpartum study visits clustered around infant HIV vira ... Full text Link to item Cite

Evaluation of a Telephone Advice Nurse in a Nursing Faculty Managed Pediatric Community Clinic

Journal Article Journal of Pediatric Health Care · 2008 Introduction: Nurse-managed health centers face increasing obstacles to financial viability. Efficient use of clinic resources and timely and appropriate patient care are necessary for sustainability. A registered nurse with adequate education and support ... Full text Link to item Cite

The First Step Begins Within Each of Us

Journal Article Journal of Midwifery and Women's Health · 2008 Full text Link to item Cite

Development of the Child Health Indicator Assessment (CHIA) in a community-based nurse-managed center.

Journal Article Pediatric nursing · 2007 A team comprised of one nurse administrator, three nurse clinicians, and two nurse researchers developed the Child Health Indicator Assessment (CHIA), an assessment tool that monitors all 10 of the Healthy People 2010 Leading Health Indicators in a pediatr ... Link to item Cite

The effects of childbirth self-efficacy and anxiety during pregnancy on prehospitalization labor

Journal Article JOGNN - Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing · 2007 Objective: To describe levels of anxiety and self-efficacy for childbirth in nulliparous women during the late third trimester and to identify relationships among those variables, prehospitalization labor pain, management strategies, and hospital admission ... Full text Link to item Cite

Expectations, Perceptions, and Management of Labor in Nulliparas Prior to Hospitalization

Journal Article Journal of Midwifery and Women's Health · 2006 This ethnographic qualitative study was designed to explore the phenomenon of prehospitalization labor from the perspective of nulliparous women. Twenty-three women were interviewed in the early postpartum period using a semistructured interview guide. The ... Full text Link to item Cite

Sleep of children of abused women in transitional housing.

Journal Article Pediatric nursing. · 2006 Children of abused women have been reported to experience a variety of behavioral problems including disturbed sleep. Sleep is essential for health, growth, and development. Yet, to date no one has described the sleep behaviors of these children. The purpo ... Link to item Cite

Sleep disturbance in battered women living in transitional housing

Journal Article Issues in Mental Health Nursing · 2005 This study describes objective and subjective sleep in a convenience sample of 29 battered women living in specialized transitional housing programs compared to 30 women living in their own stable home environment. Compared to healthy controls, battered wo ... Full text Link to item Cite

A randomised controlled trial of empowerment training for Chinese abused pregnant women in Hong Kong

Journal Article BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology · 2005 Objective: To evaluate the effectiveness of an empowerment intervention in reducing intimate partner violence (IPV) and improving health status. Design: Randomised controlled trial. Setting: Antenatal clinic in a public hospital in Hong Kong. Sample: One h ... Full text Link to item Cite

Resilience, spirituality, distress and tactics for battered women's conflict resolution

Journal Article Revista de salud pública (Bogotá, Colombia) · 2005 OBJECTIVE: Determining the relationship of resilience and spirituality in battered women to distress, the frequency and intensity of mistreatment and the severity of injury. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A sample was taken of 199 women who consulted Comisarías de ... Link to item Cite

Perceived breast cancer risk: Heuristic reasoning and search for a dominance structure

Journal Article Social Science and Medicine · 2005 Studies suggest that people construct their risk perceptions by using inferential rules called heuristics. The purpose of this study was to identify heuristics that influence perceived breast cancer risk. We examined 11 interviews from women of diverse eth ... Full text Link to item Cite

What we know and what we still need to learn

Journal Article Journal of Interpersonal Violence · 2005 Research has changed the conceptualization of the causes and consequences of violence. Yet some questions remain unanswered. Infants and young children have largely been overlooked, and intraethnic and cultural group variations have not been addressed. The ... Full text Link to item Cite

What is faculty practice?

Journal Article Nursing Outlook · 2004 Faculty practice(s) associated with schools of nursing can be defined and structured in many different ways. The purpose of this article is to define faculty practice, discuss the goals of faculty practice, and outline different models of implementation. C ... Full text Link to item Cite

Strengthening an academic nursing center through partnership

Journal Article Nursing Outlook · 2004 Nurse-managed health centers offer holistic health care and patient-centered health promotion and disease prevention. These goals are particularly well suited to the needs of children and their families. Few reports in the literature, however, have describ ... Full text Link to item Cite

Extrinsic barriers to substance abuse treatment among pregnant drug dependent women

Journal Article Journal of Drug Issues · 2003 The objective of this qualitative study was to examine extrinsic barriers to substance abuse treatment among pregnant and parenting women enrolled in residential perinatal substance abuse treatment programs in Northern California. Life history interviews w ... Link to item Cite

Resilience in sheltered battered women

Journal Article Issues in Mental Health Nursing · 2003 While many battered women report physical and psychological distress, others are able to respond to adverse sequelae with less severe outcomes. The findings of this study indicate that resilience assessed by the Resilience Scale was significantly and inver ... Full text Link to item Cite

Turnings and adaptations in resilient daughters of battered women

Journal Article Journal of Nursing Scholarship · 2001 Purpose: To examine the major life-turning points and adaptations of adult daughters of battered women, as a means of describing the dynamic of resilience in daughters of battered women. Design: A convenience sample of 10 community-based adult daughters of ... Link to item Cite

Intimate partner violence against women.

Journal Article Annual review of nursing research · 2001 Intimate partner violence against women has received considerable attention from nurse-researchers over the past 10 years. Although the amount and sophistication of both quantitative and qualitative research have changed over time, nursing research on inti ... Link to item Cite

Psychological and physical distress of sheltered battered women

Journal Article Health Care for Woman International · 2001 We explored the physical and psychological distress of sheltered battered women. A convenience sample of 50 ethnically diverse women was obtained from women who had resided in two shelters for at least 21 days. Participants had experienced multiple traumat ... Link to item Cite

Growing up in a violent home: The lived experience of daughters of battered women

Journal Article Journal of Family Nursing · 2001 Although children of battered women have received increased attention in recent years, little is known about the lived experience of growing up in a home in which the mother and possibly others are regularly abused. To better understand the family as conte ... Link to item Cite

Advancing the science of symptom management

Journal Article Journal of Advanced Nursing · 2001 Since the publication of the original Symptom Management Model (Larson et al. 1994), faculty and students at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) School of Nursing Centre for System Management have tested this model in research studies and ex ... Full text Link to item Cite

Spirituality and distress in sheltered battered women

Journal Article Journal of Nursing Scholarship · 2000 Purpose: To examine the relationship between spiritual beliefs and psychological distress in sheltered battered women. Design: A convenience sample of 50 ethnically diverse women who had resided for at least 21 days in battered women's shelters participate ... Link to item Cite

Sleep patterns of sheltered battered women

Journal Article Journal of Nursing Scholarship · 1999 Purpose: To describe sheltered battered women's sleep patterns and resulting daytime fatigue. The model for symptom management framed this study to describe one component of the model - symptom experience. Beginning evidence suggests that sheltered battere ... Link to item Cite

Trauma history of sheltered battered women

Journal Article Issues in Mental Health Nursing · 1999 The purpose of this nursing research was to describe the trauma experience of sheltered baltered women. Trauma history was operationalized as the participant's experience with traumatic life events in general (Trauma History Questionnaire [B. L Green, 1995 ... Full text Link to item Cite

Nursing care of children of battered women.

Journal Article Pediatric nursing · 1997 Our understanding of children of battered women and their responses to violence is developing. Children's responses vary. Although some children manifest signs of distress, anxiety, and worry, others are able to overcome the deleterious effects of family v ... Link to item Cite

Dependent-care by battered women: protecting their children.

Journal Article Health care for women international · 1995 The phenomenon of battered women's dependent-care (Orem, 1991), that is, their efforts to prevent hazards to the life, health, and well-being of their children, was examined. Open-ended, semi-structured interviews were conducted with mothers (N = 50) at ba ... Link to item Cite

The work of worrying: battered women and their children.

Journal Article Scholarly inquiry for nursing practice · 1995 Battered women's worries about their children have been reported as significantly influencing their own behaviors, including the decision to leave abusive relationships. The purpose of this study was to describe battered women's worries about their childre ... Link to item Cite

Nursing Care of Survivors of Family Violence

Book · January 1, 1993 This comprehensive text effectively responds to the growing need for treatment of survivors of family violence. ... Cite

Helping battered women take care of their children.

Journal Article AWHONN"s clinical issues in perinatal and women"s health nursing · 1993 Children of battered women are at risk for a variety of emotional, cognitive, and behavioral difficulties. However, a growing body of research has described the important mediating effects on children of even one positive relationship with a significant pe ... Link to item Cite

Student clinical experiences in shelters for battered women.

Journal Article The Journal of nursing education · 1993 This article describes the critical social problem of wife battering and clinical experiences for student nurses in shelters for battered women. The argument is presented that due to increasing frequency and severity, nurses must become more aware of and e ... Link to item Cite

Children of battered women: worries about their mothers.

Journal Article Pediatric nursing · 1991 Children of battered women report a variety of worries about their mothers. In a study of 50 children (ages 10-17 years) from 5 battered women's shelters, children revealed worries about potential hazards and actual health hazards regarding their mothers. ... Link to item Cite

Mandatory arrest: A means of primary and secondary prevention of abuse of female partners

Journal Article Victimology · 1985 The purpose of this paper is to examine mandatory arrest laws within Exchange Theory as a means of primary and secondary prevention of a major health problem, abuse of female partners. Abuse of female partners is identified as a major health problem that a ... Link to item Cite