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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
  • 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
  • Sources of dietary inflammation and chronic disease risk, especially cancer
  • Health disparities
  • Cortisol levels and pattern on health outcomes
  • Effect of meditation on symptoms among cancer survivors

 


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