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College of Nursing


Mental and Behavioral  Health

Mental and Behavioral Health

Mental and behavioral health research focuses on operationalizing strategies to improve mental healthoutcomes and care access in South Carolina. 

Faculty

  • Psychiatric-mental health nursing
  • Crisis intervention
  • Chronic mental illness in adults
  • Acute and chronic sickle cell disease pain
  • Analgesic pharmacogenetics
  • Theoretically-based family-targeted intervention development and testing 
  • Mobile health technologies as an intervention delivery modality 
  • Lung cancer survivorship 
  • Lung cancer screening
  • Leadership in long-term care facilities and quality of care outcomes
  • Nurse turnover and care outcomes in long term care
  • Mental health nursing education
  • Psychiatric-mental health nursing
  • Substance use disorders and recovery management
  • Self-care/self-management for parents in recovery from substance use disorders
  • Data management
  • Statistical methods