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Megan Shepherd-Banigan
Durham University
27Publications
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33Citations
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#1Megan Shepherd-Banigan (Duke University)H-Index: 3
#2Nina R. Sperber (Duke University)H-Index: 8
Last.Courtney Harold Van Houtven (Duke University)H-Index: 19
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Abstract Background Family caregivers might enhance veteran engagement in health and nonhealth services (i.e., vocational/educational assistance). Purpose To describe how veterans with disabilities perceive their recovery needs, identify types of social support from caregivers that help veterans engage in Veterans Affairs (VA) health and nonhealth services, and explore participant views of VA institutional support for caregivers to help veterans engage in these services. Methods Joint in-depth q...
#1Courtney Harold Van Houtven (Durham University)H-Index: 19
#2Valerie A. Smith (Durham University)H-Index: 17
Last.Morris Weinberger (UNC: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)H-Index: 66
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Objective To evaluate the effectiveness of Helping Invested Families Improve Veterans’ Experiences Study (HI-FIVES), a skills training program for caregivers of persons with functional or cognitive impairments.
#1Nina R. Sperber (Duke University)H-Index: 8
#2Nathan A. Boucher (Duke University)H-Index: 5
Last.Courtney Harold Van Houtven (Duke University)H-Index: 19
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Family caregivers often serve as unpaid members of the home and community-based care workforce for people with serious illness; as key partners in the home-clinic continuum, they should be included...
#1Jennifer C. Naylor (Duke University)H-Index: 10
#2H. Ryan Wagner (Duke University)H-Index: 45
Last.Jennifer L. Strauss (Duke University)H-Index: 19
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Abstract Background Chronic pain conditions are common among both male and female Iraq/Afghanistan-era veterans and can have substantial negative impacts on quality of life and function. Although in general women tend to report higher levels of pain intensity than men, findings remain mixed on whether gender differences in pain exist in Iraq/Afghanistan-era veterans. Additionally, the relationships between functional impairment, pain intensity, and gender remain unknown. Methods This project exa...
Introduction: In May 2010, the Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health Services Act of 2010, was signed into law in the United States, establishing the Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers (PCAFC) provided through the VA Caregiver Support Program (CSP). Prior to this program, over half of family caregivers reported being untrained for the tasks they needed to provide. The training through PCAFC represents the largest effort to train family caregivers in the U.S., and the feat...
#1Katherine E. Miller (UNC: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)H-Index: 8
#2Katherine Miller (UNC: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)H-Index: 1
Last.Courtney Harold Van Houtven (Duke University)H-Index: 19
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