Noosha Niv: Peer-Reviewed Publications and Book Chapters

  • Niv, N., Frousakis, N., Zucker, B., Glynn, S., & Dixon, L. (In press). A brief family intervention for depression in primary care. Journal of Family Therapy.
  • Young, A., Cohen, A., Goldberg, R., Hellemann, G., Kreyenbuhl, J., Niv, N., Nowlin-Finch, N., Oberman, R. & Whelan, F. (In press). Improving weight in people with serious mental illness: The effectiveness of computerized services with peer coaches. Journal of General Internal Medicine.
  • Niv, N. & Bennett, L. (2017). Veterans’ mental health in higher education: Services and clinician education needs. Psychiatric Services.
  • Niv, N., Cohen, A.N., Hamilton, A., Reist, C., & Young, A.S. (2014). Effectiveness of a psychosocial weight management program for individuals with schizophrenia. Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research, 41, 370-380.
  • Young, A.S., Niv, N., Chinman, M., Dixon, L., Eisen, S.V., Fischer, E.P., Smith, J., Valenstein, M., Marder, S.R., & Owen, R.R. (2011). Routine outcomes monitoring to support improving care for schizophrenia: Report from the VA Mental Health QUERI. Community Mental Health Journal, 47, 123-135.
  • Niv, N., Warda, U., Grella, C.E., Moore, A.A., Sarkisyan, D. & Karno, M.P. (2010). Substance use disorders and treatment utilization among MDMA users: Results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions. Journal of Drug Issues, 40, 537-551.
  • Niv, N., Shatkin, J.P., Hamilton, A., Unützer, J., Klap, R. & Young, A.S. (2010). The use of herbal medications and dietary supplements by people with mental illness. Community Mental Health Journal, 46, 563-569.
  • Young, A.S., Niv, N., Cohen, A.N., Kessler, C., & McNagny, K. (2010). The appropriateness of routine medication treatment for schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 36, 732-739.
  • Young, A.S. & Niv, N. (2010). Selected Populations and Treatment Settings: Adults. In Levin, B. L. (Ed.) Mental Health Services: A Public Health Perspective, Third Edition. Oxford University Press, New York, 227-260.
  • Bystritsky, A., Kerwin, L., Niv, N., Natoli, J.L., Abrahami, N., Klap, R., Wells, K., & Young, A.S. (2010). Clinical and subthreshold panic disorder. Depression and Anxiety, 27, 381-389.
  • Niv, N., Pham, R., & Hser, Y. (2009). Racial and ethnic differences in substance abuse service needs, utilization, and outcomes in California. Psychiatric Services, 60, 1350-1356.
  • Niv, N., Hamilton, A., & Hser, Y. (2009). Impact of court-mandated substance abuse treatment on clinical decision-making. Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research, 36, 505-516.
  • Grella, C.E., Karno, M.P., Warda, U.S., Moore, A.A., & Niv, N. (2009). Perceptions of need and help received for alcohol or drug dependence in a national probability survey. Psychiatric Services, 60, 1068-1074.
  • Grella, C.E., Karno, M.P., Moore, A.A., Niv, N., & Warda, U.S.  (2009). Gender and comorbidity among individuals with opioid use disorders in the NESARC Study. Addictive Behaviors, 34, 498-504.
  • Hser, Y., Hamilton, A., & Niv, N. (2009). Understanding drug use over the life course: Past, present, and future. Journal of Drug Issues, 39, 231-236.
  • Smelson, D., Dixon, L., Craig, T., Romolina, S., Batki, S., Niv, N. & Owen, R. (2008). Pharmacological treatment of schizophrenia and co-occurring substance use disorders. CNS Drugs, 22, 903-916.
  • Karno, M.P., Grella, C.E., Niv, N., Warda, U., & Moore, A.A. (2008). Do substance type and diagnosis make a difference? A study of remission from alcohol versus drug use disorders using the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 69, 491-495.
  • Niv, N., Wong, E., & Hser, Y. (2007). Asian Americans in community-based substance abuse treatment: Service needs, utilization and outcomes. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 33, 313-319.
  • Niv, N., Lopez, S.R., Glynn, S.M., & Mueser, K.T. (2007). The role of substance use in families’ attributions and affective reactions to their relative with severe mental illness. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 195, 307-314.
  • Niv, N. & Hser, Y. (2007). Women-only and mixed-gender drug abuse treatment programs: Service needs, utilization and outcomes. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 87, 194-201.
  • Niv, N., Cohen, A.N., Sullivan, G., & Young, A.S. (2007). The MIRECC version of the Global Assessment of Functioning Scale: Reliability and validity. Psychiatric Services, 58, 529-535.
  • Niv, N., Mintz, J., Cohen, A.N., Ventura, J. & Young, A.S. (2007). The validity of using patient self-report to assess psychotic symptoms in schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research, 90, 245-250.
  • Niv, N. (2007). The Sociologic Basis of Addiction. In Lessenger, J.E. & Roper, G. (Eds). Drug Courts: A New Approach to Treatment and Rehabilitation. Springer-Verlag, New York, 51-72.
  • Glynn, S.M., Cohen, A.N., & Niv, N. (2007). New challenges in family interventions for schizophrenia. Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics, 7, 33-43.
  • Miotto, K., Niv, N., & Roth, B. (2007). Treatment for GHB Withdrawal. In Porrata, T. (Ed). “G’d Up” 24/7. LawTech Publishing, San Clemente, CA, 161-168.
  • Niv, N. & Hser, Y. (2006). Drug treatment service utilization and outcomes for Hispanic and White methamphetamine abusers. Health Services Research, 41, 1242-1257.
  • Hser, Y. & Niv, N. (2006). Pregnant women in women-only and mixed-gender substance abuse treatment programs: A comparison of client characteristics and program services. Journal of Behavioral Health Services and Research, 23, 431-442.
  • Glynn, S.M., Cohen, A.N., Dixon, L.B., & Niv, N. (2006). The potential impact of the recovery movement on family interventions for schizophrenia: Opportunities and obstacles. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 32, 451-463.
  • Tompson, M.C., Niv, N., Rea, M.M., & Miklowitz, D.J. (1999). Family-focused treatment of bipolar disorder: Evaluating mechanisms of action. Bipolar Disorders: An International Journal of Psychiatry and Neurosciences, 1 (suppl. 1), 55.

Treatment Manuals

  • Goldberg, R., Niv, N., Armstrong, N., Cohen, A.N., Abramson, L., Oberman, R., Golden, J., & Young, A.S. (2012). Implementing MOVE! For Veterans with Mental Illness: Treatment Manual. Greater Los Angeles VA Healthcare Center, Department of Veteran’s Affairs, Los Angeles, CA.
  • Golden, J., Niv, N., Cohen, A.N., Abramson, L., Oberman, R., Armstrong, N., Heydari, A., Hovsepian, S., Goldberg, R., & Young, A.S. (2012). Peer Coach Manual: VA webMOVE!.  Greater Los Angeles VA Healthcare Center, Department of Veteran’s Affairs, Los Angeles, CA.
  • Niv, N., Calmes, C., Glynn, S., & Dixon, L. (2011). Brief Family Intervention for Major Depression in Primary Care. Long Beach VA Healthcare Center, Department of Veteran’s Affairs, Long Beach, CA.
  • Niv, N (2010). Couples-Based Resilience Enhancement Program for OIF/OEF Veterans. Long Beach VA Healthcare Center, Department of Veteran’s Affairs, Long Beach, CA.
  • Niv, N. (2006). Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Dual Disorders (CBT-DD): Clinician Manual. University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA.
  • Niv, N. (2006). Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Dual Disorders (CBT-DD): Patient Manual. University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA.

Healthcare Informatics

  • Niv, N., Zucker, B., and Frousakis (in progress). Web-Based Intervention: Brief Family Program for Major Depression.
  • Niv, N., Bennet, L., and Phelps, C. (2016). Recovery Coach: Schizophrenia Self-Management App for the Android Market.
  • Niv, N., Bennet, L., and Phelps, C. (2016). Mood Tools: Bipolar Disorder Self-Management App for the Android Market.
  • Niv, N., Bennet, L., and Phelps, C. (2015). Recovery Coach: Schizophrenia Self-Management App for the iPhone Market.
  • Niv, N., Bennet, L., and Phelps, C. (2015). Mood Tools: Bipolar Disorder Self-Management App for the iPhone Market.
  • Niv, N., Hassell, J., Frousakis, N, & Glynn, S. (2014). Clinician Web-Training: Veteran-Centered Family Consultation.
  • Niv, N., Goldberg, R., Abramson, L., Kreyenbuhl, J., Cohen, A., & Young, A. (2011). eWellness and WebMOVE: A Web-Based Weight Management System for Individuals with Mental Illness.

Mental Health Education Products

  • Niv, N. and Zucker, B. (2016). Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia Education Series for YouTube.
  • Niv, N. and Zucker, B. (2016). Depression Education Series for YouTube.
  • Niv, N. and Zucker, B. (2016). Schizophrenia Education Series for YouTube.
  • Niv, N. (2016). Bipolar Disorder Education Series for YouTube.
  • Niv, N., Zucker, B., Frousakis, N., Mueser, K., & Reist, C. (2016). What is Schizoaffective Disorder? VA Desert Pacific MIRECC, Long Beach, CA.
  • Niv, N., Zucker, B., & Reist, C. (2016). What are Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia? VA Desert Pacific MIRECC, Long Beach, CA.
  • Niv, N., Mueser, K., Smith, L. F., Glynn, S., Maruska, S., & Frousakis, N. (2015). What is Major Depression? Version 2. VA Desert Pacific MIRECC, Long Beach, CA.
  • Niv, N., Reist, C., Frousakis, N. & Bennett, L. (2014). What is Bipolar Disorder? VA Desert Pacific MIRECC, Long Beach, CA.
  • Niv, N., Mueser, K., Smith, L. F., Glynn, S., Maruska, S., Frousakis, N., Reist, C., & Marder, S. (2013). What is Schizophrenia? VA Desert Pacific MIRECC, Long Beach, CA.
  • Niv, N., Hassell, J., Frousakis, N., & Glynn, S. (2013). Behavioral Family Therapy for Severe Mental Illness: Clinician Training DVD/CD Instructional Set.
  • Niv, N., Hassell, J., & Frousakis, N. (2012). Patient-Centered Family Consultation: Clinician Training DVD/CD Instructional Set.
  • Niv, N., Mueser, K., Smith, L. F., Glynn, S., Maruska, S., & Frousakis, N. (2011). What is Major Depression? VA Desert Pacific MIRECC, Long Beach, CA.

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