Karen Farchaus Stein

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The notion of evidence-based practice represents a critical transition in our discipline and specialty. Although nursing has formally been recognized as a discipline grounded in theory and research since the early writings of Nightingale, in fact, historically practice has been driven largely by expert opinion and tradition. The formalization of the(More)
smoking rates of persons with other DSM-IV-TR Axis I disorders, including substance use, anxiety, mood, and Axis II personality disorders exceed those of the general population as well (Grant, Hasin, Chou, Stinson, & Dawson, 2004). Study findings suggest that smokers with coexisting psychiatric or substance use disorders account for 44% of all cigarettes(More)
This issue marks the first issue of our 15th volume of the Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association and the start of 2009. What better time than right now to commit ourselves to the critical health and quality-of-life issue of tobacco addiction and smoking cessation in person with mental disorders. This issue of JAPNA entitled, “Failure to Act(More)
In this article, the authors review the nursing empirical literature on alcohol and women's health published over the past 5 years (2005-2010). A total of 36 data-based articles authored by nurse investigators met eligibility criteria and were included in this review. Most were single studies by individual nurse investigators; few studies reflected ongoing(More)