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Professor Lora Humphrey Beebe

Prof. Lora Humphrey Beebe

University of Tennessee College of Nursing, USA


Email: lbeebe1@utk.edu


Qualifications

2000  Ph.D., University of Kentucky, USA

1989  M.Sc., University of Kentucky, USA

1987  B.Sc., Marshall University, USA


Publications (selected)

  1. Beebe, L.H., Smith, K., Roman, M., Burk, R., McIntyre, K., Dessieux, O. , Tavakoli, A. (in press). Long-term effects of motivational intervention on physical activity in schizophrenia spectrum disorders (SSDs). Issues in Mental health Nursing.
  2. Roman, M.R., Beebe, L.H. & Faust-Harris, R. (in press). Pilot study provides qualitative evidence for intrinsic motivation in schizophrenia spectrum disorders. Open Journal of Psychiatry.
  3. Beebe, L.H. & Faust-Harris, R. (in press). Descriptions and correlates of physical activity in outpatients with schizophrenia spectrum disorders. International Journal of Mental health Nursing.
  4. Beebe, L.H., Smith, K., Burk, R., McIntyre, K., Dessieux, O., Tavakoli, A., & Velligan, D. (2012). Motivational Intervention Increases Exercise in Schizophrenia and Co-occurring Substance Use Disorders. Schizophrenia Research. 135, 204-205.
  5. Beebe, L.H., Smith, K., Davis, J., Roman, M., & Burk, R. (2012). Meet me at the Crossroads: Clinical research engages practitioners, educators, students and patients. Perspectives in Psychiatric Care. 48(2) 76-82. NIHMSID 270612.
  6. Beebe, L. H., Faust-Harris, R. (2012).Using Pedometers to Document Physical Activity in Persons with Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders: A Feasibility Study. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and mental health Services. 50(2). 44-49.
  7. Beebe, L.H., Smith, K., Burk, R., McIntyre, K., Dessieux, O., Tavakoli, A., Tennison, C., & Velligan, D. (2011). Effect of a Motivational Intervention on Exercise Behavior in Persons with Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders. Community Mental Health Journal. 47(6), 628-636.NIHMSID 252454. PMC 3135691.
  8. Beebe, L.H., Adams, S., & El-Mallakh, P. (2011). Putting the Evidence in Evidence Based Practice: Meeting Research Challenges in Community Psychiatric Settings. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 32(8), 528-536.
  9. Beebe, L.H. & Smith, K. (2010). Informed consent to research in persons with schizophrenia spectrum disorders. Nursing Ethics. 17(4), 425-434. NIHMSID 159527.
  10. Beebe, L.H., Smith, K., Bennett, C., Bentley, K., Walters, A., Hancock, B., Farmer, S., Earle, K., & White, S. (2010). Keeping in Touch: Cell Phone use in persons with schizophrenia spectrum disorders. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, 48(4), 32-37.
  11. Beebe, L.H., Smith, K., Burk, R., Dessieux, O., Velligan, D.I., Tavakoli, A. & Tennison, C. (2010). Effect of a motivational group intervention on exercise self efficacy and outcome expectations for exercise in schizophrenia spectrum disorders. Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses’ Association, 16(6), 105-113. NIHMSID 177304.
  12. Beebe, L.H. & Smith, K. (2010) Feasibility of the Walk, Address, Learn and Cue intervention for Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing. 24(1), 54-62. NIHMSID 137995.
  13. Beebe, L.H. ( 2010) What community living problems do persons with schizophrenia report during periods of stability? Perspectives in Psychiatric Care 46(1), 48-55.
  14. Beebe, L.H., Burk, R., McIntyre, K.B., Smith, K., Velligan, D., Resnick, B., Tavakoli, A., Tennison, C., & Dessieux, O. (2009). Motivating Persons with Schizophrenia to Exercise: Rationale and Design. Clinical Schizophrenia and Related Psychoses, 3(2), 111-116. PMCID 2831651.
  15. Beebe, L.H., Smith, K., Crye, C., Addonizio, C., Strunk, D.J., Martin, W., & Poche, J. (2008). Telenursing intervention increases psychiatric medication adherence in schizophrenia outpatients. Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses’ Association, 14(3), 217-224.
  16. Beebe, L.H. & Smith, K. (2008). Examining Informed Consent in persons with schizophrenia. Issues in Mental Health Nursing. 29(4), 397-410.
  17. Beebe, L.H. (2008). Obesity in Schizophrenia: screening, monitoring and health promotion. Perspectives in Psychiatric Care.44 (1), 25-31.
  18. Beebe, L.H. (2007) Beyond the Prescription Pad: Psychosocial Treatments for Persons with Schizophrenia.Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, 45(3), 35-40.
  19. Beebe, L.H. (2007). What can we learn from pilot studies? Perspectives in Psychiatric Care, 43(4), 213-218.
  20. Beebe, L.H. (2006). Describing the Health Parameters of Outpatients with Schizophrenia. Applied NursingResearch, 19, 43-47.