Jennifer T. Ross

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CONTEXT Existing evidence suggests that military veterans with mental health disorders have poorer family functioning, although little research has focused on this topic. OBJECTIVE To test whether psychiatric symptoms are associated with family reintegration problems in recently returned military veterans. DESIGN Cross-sectional survey of a clinical(More)
  • J Ross
  • 1991
Social phobias affect some 2.4 million American adults, and more than 5 million can expect to develop a social phobia during their lifetime. Despite their prevalence, social phobias have been virtually ignored until this past decade. The Anxiety Disorders Association of America (ADAA) was founded in 1980 to promote awareness among professionals and the(More)
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to explore the efficacy in a primary care setting of a telephone-based disease management program for the acute management of depression and/or at-risk drinking. MATERIALS AND METHODS Veterans (N= 97) with depression and/or at-risk drinking were identified by systematic screening and assessment. Eligible subjects(More)
  • J Ross
  • 1993
Although social phobia is a treatable condition, it remains a stepchild in the health care system. Consequently, the majority of sufferers, an estimated 2.4 million American adults, go untreated. The Anxiety Disorders Association of America (ADAA) seeks to lower the barriers to treatment by supporting programs to promote awareness of social phobia among the(More)
OBJECTIVE This study examined the effectiveness of a telephone-based referral care management (TBR-CM) intervention for improving engagement in psychiatric treatment. METHODS From September 2005 to May 2006, 169 primary care patients at the Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center completed a psychiatric diagnostic interview and were identified as(More)
There are many ways the Internet is changing traditional classroom instruction. Laboratory experiences have always been an important part of any engineering curriculum, and the question arises, can this part of the engineering program be translated to the Web in a meaningful way. Utilizing the Internet to enhance this part of the curriculum faces different(More)
The authors describe a series of 15 intracranial germ cell tumors (IGCTs) excluding mature teratomas; 3 cases in children younger than 3 years of age who were treated at 3 different international institutions over the course of 20 years, and 12 from a PubMed search. These tumors, with possible in utero origins, often occur in atypical locations. The(More)
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