Clinical Translational Therapy Research Projects
This qualitative study conducted semi-structured interviews addressing challenges faced by former Prisoners of War during repatriation.
Personal accounts from patients and many streams of research report that individuals with psychosis often loose clear boundaries between self and the world around them.
This study will focus on the relationship between physical health variables such as metabolic syndrome, diabetes status, stress markers, medication and health care usage over time.
MEND is an intensive psychosocial intervention for chronic illness.
A better understanding of adherence factors may lead to the development of more effective treatments for individuals with serious mental illness, specifically those with schizophrenia spectrum diagnoses.
The purpose of this research is to examine the influence of cultural beliefs about type 2 diabetes on psychological factors and treatment adherence among culturally diverse patients with type 2 diabetes.
In order to support LLUH hospital staff with self-care and help them ultimately help them support their patients to do the same, we trained approximately 180 health care providers in Community Resilience Model skills.
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the usefulness of the Community Resiliency Model (CRM) in increasing overall wellness and decreasing stress in both patients and providers.
As the Director of Research for the LLUH Behavioral Medicine Center Dr. Distelberg oversees numerous clinical and translational research studies.
This study examines healthcare providers’ attributions and related emotions associated with caring for patients with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes.
This study involved teaching healthcare providers about the role of implicit bias in healthcare interactions and introduced a set of evidence-based bias reduction strategies.
This qualitative study used thematic analysis to (1) examine a three-tier supervision system designed to meet the needs of doctoral student supervisor candidates and masters students, and (2) to understand the experiences of faculty, doctoral students, and masters students engaging in the supervisory process.