Suzanne Perraud

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The purpose of this study was to develop an instrument with which to measure the coping self-efficacy of depressed psychiatric patients. Item development arose from an extensive review of the literature and a survey of nurse experts for identification of coping actions for depressed patients. After pilot testing, the Beck Depression Inventory (BDI) and(More)
TOPIC Increasingly, students from various professional backgrounds are enrolling in Psychiatric Mental Health (PMH) Nursing graduate programs, especially at the post-master's level. Faculty must educate these students to provide increasingly complex care while socializing them as PMH advanced practitioners. PURPOSE To present how one online program is(More)
In this descriptive study we examined content and processes in a group-based component of an ongoing clinical trial with family caregivers of persons with dementia. The purpose was to identify issues arising from the group processes that could be used to inform future skill-building caregiver groups. Summaries from two types of intervention groups, a(More)
UNLABELLED Literature related to primary care and behavioral health integration initiatives is becoming abundant. The United States' 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act included provisions encouraging increased collaboration of care for individuals with behavioral and physical health service needs in the public sector. There is relatively little(More)
Coping self-efficacy is regarded as an important indicator of the quality of life and well-being for community-dwelling patients with depression. The Depression Coping Self-Efficacy Scale (DCSES) was designed to measure self-efficacy beliefs related to the ability to perform tasks specific to coping with the symptoms of depression. The purpose of this study(More)
1. Inpatient treatment programs operating in the managed care environment must clearly articulate their treatment outcomes and the processes of care that are connected to these outcomes. 2. The work of inpatient psychiatric nurses can be organized and articulated through the therapeutic processes of the Four S Model: Safety, Structure, Support, and Symptom(More)
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