Articles About Health & Wellness


The other 23 hours: A qualitative study of fitness provider perspectives on social support for health behavior change among adults with serious mental illness.
Aschbrenner, K.A., Mueser, K.T., Bartels, S.J., Carpenter-Song, E., Pratt, S.I., Barre, L., Naslund, J.A., & Kinney, A. (2015).
Health & Social Work, 40(2), 91-99.

Perceived social support for diet and exercise among persons with serious mental illness enrolled in a healthy lifestyle intervention.
Aschbrenner, K., Mueser, K.T., Bartels, S.J., & Pratt, S.I. (2013).
Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 36(2), 65-71.

Clinically significant improved fitness and weight loss in overweight persons with serious mental illness.
Bartels, S.J., Pratt, S.I., Aschbrenner, K.A., Barre, L.K., Jue, K., Wolfe, R.S., Xie, H., McHugo, G.J., Santos, M., Williams, G.E., Naslund, J.A., & Mueser, K.T. (2013).
Psychiatric Services, 64(8).

Editorial: The challenge of obesity.
Cook, J.A., & Mueser, K.T. (2013).
Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 36(3), 129-132.

Feasibility and effectiveness of an automatic telehealth intervention to improve illness self-management for individuals with serious mental illnesses and medical comorbidity.
Pratt, S.I., Bartels, S.J., Mueser, K.T., Naslund, J.A., Wolfe, R., Pixley, H.S., & Josephson, L. (2013).
Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 36(4), 297-305

Consumer perspectives on involving family and significant others in a healthy lifestyle intervention.
Aschbrenner, K., Bartels, S.J., Mueser, K.T., Carpenter-Song, E., & Kinney, A. (2012).
Health & Social Work, 37(4), 207-215.

Spiritual and Religious Issues in Psychotherapy with Schizophrenia: Cultural Implications and Implementation.
Mizock, L., Millner, U., & Russinova, Z. (2012).  Religions, 3(1), 82-98.

Integrated Illness Management and Recovery: A program for integrating physical and psychiatric illness self-management in older persons with severe mental illness.
Mueser, K.T., Bartels, S.J., Santos, M., Pratt, S.I., & Riera, E. (2012).
American Journal of Psychiatric Rehabilitation, 15(2), 131-156.

Varenicline for smoking cessation in schizophrenia: Safety and effectiveness in a 12-week open-label trial.
Pachas, G.N., Cather, C., Pratt, S.I., Hoeppner, B., Nino, J., Carlini, S. V., Achtyes, E.D., Lando, H., Mueser, K.T., Rigotti, N.A., Goff, D.C., & Evins, A. E. (2012). 
Journal of Dual Diagnosis,
8(2), 117-125.

Family contact and health status among older adults with serious mental illnesses.
Aschbrenner, K.A., Mueser, K.T., Bartels, S.J., & Pratt, S.I. (2011).
Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 34(4), 295-303.

A Qualitative Study: Barriers and Facilitators to Health Care Access for Individuals with Psychiatric Disabilities.
Mesidor, M., Gidugu, V., Rogers, E. S., & Boardman, J. (2011).
Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 34(4), 285-294.

Toward Understanding the Usefulness of Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Individuals With Serious Mental Illnesses: Classification of Perceived Benefits.
Russinova, Z., Cash, D., & Wewiorski, N. (2009). 
Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 197
(1), 69-73.

Use of prayer by persons with serious mental illnesses: Patterns and perceived benefits.
Russinova, Z., Prout, T., Wewiorski, N., Cash, D. J., Stepas, K., & Lyass, A. (2009).
Counseling and Spirituality, 28(2), 59-82.

Apply a recovery approach to wellness: Engage clients in “irresistible” services that offer them a healthier life.
Ashcraft, L., & Anthony, W. A. (2008).  Behavioral Healthcare, 28(10), 8-12.

Wellness must be part of our mission: We can help people in recovery live to their full potential.
Ashcraft, L., & Anthony, W. A. (2008).  Behavioral Healthcare, 28(9), 8-12.

Supported spirituality: A new frontier in recovery-oriented mental health system.
Russinova, Z., & Blanch, A. (2007).  Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 30(4), 247-249

Personal perspectives about the meaning of religion and spirituality among persons with serious mental illnesses.
Russinova, Z., & Cash, D. (2007).  Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 30, 271-285.

A framework for health promotion services for people with psychiatric disabilities.
Hutchinson, D. S., Gagne, C., Bowers, A., Russinova, Z., Skrinar, G. S., & Anthony, W. A. (2006).
Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 29 (4), 241–250.

The napping company:  Bringing science to the workplace.
Anthony, W. A., & Anthony, C. W. A. (2005).  Industrial Health, (43), 209-212.

Prevalence, severity, and co-occurance of chronic physical health problems of persons with serious mental illness.
Jones, D., Macias, C., Barreirs, P., Fisher, W., Hargreaves, W., & Harding, C., (2004).  Psychiatric Services, 55, 1250-1257.

Religion and spirituality in the lives of people with serious mental illness.
Corrigan, P., McCorkle, B., Schell, B., & Kidder, K. (2003).
Community Mental Health Journal
, 39(6), 487-489.

Use of alternative health care practices by persons with serious mental illness: Perceived benefits.
Russinova, Z., Wewiorski, N., & Cash, D. J. (2002).
American Journal of Public Health
, 92(10), 1600-1603.