Robert P. Roca

Associate Professor

1979 …2019
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2019

ACR Appropriateness Criteria ® Acute Mental Status Change, Delirium, and New Onset Psychosis

Expert Panel on Neurological Imaging:, May 2019, In : Journal of the American College of Radiology. 16, 5, p. S26-S37

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Delirium
Neuroimaging
Psychotic Disorders
Precipitating Factors
Guidelines

Reducing opioid use for chronic pain in older adults

Goga, J. K., Michaels, A., Zisselman, M., Depaolo, A., Khushalani, S., Walters, J. K., Poloway, A., Roca, R. & Kopp, M., Apr 8 2019, In : American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy. 76, 8, p. 554-559 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chronic Pain
Opioid Analgesics
Back Pain
Osteoarthritis
Evidence-Based Practice
2018

Telemonitoring to improve nutritional status in community-dwelling elderly: Design and methods for process and effect evaluation of a non-randomized controlled trial

Van Doorn-Van Atten, M. N., Haveman-Nies, A., Pilichowski, P., Roca, R., De Vries, J. H. M. & De Groot, C. P. G. M., Nov 16 2018, In : BMC Geriatrics. 18, 1, 284.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Independent Living
Nutritional Status
Quality of Life
Delivery of Health Care
Biomedical Technology
2017

Lean methodology reduces inappropriate use of antipsychotics for agitation at a psychiatric hospital

Goga, J. K., Depaolo, A., Khushalani, S., Walters, J. K., Roca, R., Zisselman, M. & Borleis, C., Jan 1 2017, In : Consultant Pharmacist. 32, 1, p. 54-62 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Psychiatric Hospitals
Antipsychotic Agents
Dementia
Psychiatry
Costs and Cost Analysis

Quality improvement in neurology

Sanders, A. E., Nininger, J., Absher, J., Bennett, A., Shugarman, S. & Roca, R., May 16 2017, In : Neurology. 88, 20, p. 1951-1957 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neurology
Quality Improvement
Dementia
Alzheimer Disease
Aptitude

Quality improvement in neurology: Dementia management quality measurement set update

Sanders, A. E., Nininger, J., Absher, J., Bennett, A., Shugarman, S. & Roca, R., May 1 2017, In : American Journal of Psychiatry. 174, 5, p. 493-498 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neurology
Quality Improvement
Dementia

The Best Value in Dementia Care

Roca, R., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dementia
2013

Impact of changes in psychiatric practice on psychiatric education in the USA

Mongan, E. & Roca, R., Jun 2013, In : International Review of Psychiatry. 25, 3, p. 311-318 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Psychiatry
Delivery of Health Care
Medical Students
Education
Neurosciences
2000
Psychiatry
Geriatric Psychiatry
Nurses
Depression
Public Housing

Effectiveness of a nurse-based outreach program for identifying and treating psychiatric illness in the elderly

Rabins, P. V., Black, B. E., Roca, R., German, P., McGuire, M., Robbins, B., Rye, R. & Brant, L., Jun 7 2000, In : Journal of the American Medical Association. 283, 21, p. 2802-2809 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Psychiatry
Nurses
Geriatric Psychiatry
Depression
Housing for the Elderly
1998

Development and validation of the satisfaction with appearance assessing body image among burn-injured patients

Lawrence, J. W., Heinberg, L. J., Roca, R., Munster, A., Spence, R. & Fauerbach, J. A., 1998, In : Psychological Assessment. 10, 1, p. 64-70 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Body Image
Burns
Psychometrics
Survivors
Principal Component Analysis

Use of formal and informal sources of mental health care among older African-American public-housing residents

Black, B. E., Rabins, P. V., German, P., Roca, R., McGuire, M. H. & Brant, L. J., 1998, In : Psychological Medicine. 28, 3, p. 519-530 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Public Housing
African Americans
Mental Health
Delivery of Health Care
Mental Health Services
1997

Need and unmet need for mental health care among elderly public housing residents

Black, B. E., Rabins, P. V., German, P., McGuire, M. & Roca, R., 1997, In : Gerontologist. 37, 6, p. 717-728 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Public Housing
Mental Health
Mental Health Services
Delivery of Health Care
Activities of Daily Living
1996

Depressive symptoms associated with scleroderma

Roca, R. P., Wigley, F. & White, B., Jun 1996, In : Arthritis and Rheumatism. 39, 6, p. 1035-1040 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Depression
Social Adjustment
Personality
Severity of Illness Index
Personality Inventory

The prevalence of psychiatric disorders in elderly residents of public housing

Rabins, P. V., Black, B. E., German, P., Roca, R., McGuire, M. H., Brant, L. & Cook, J., Nov 1996, In : Journals of Gerontology - Series A Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences. 51, 6

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Public Housing
Substance-Related Disorders
Psychiatry
Mood Disorders
Interviews
1995

Improving Physicians’ Interviewing Skills and Reducing Patients’ Emotional Distress: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Roter, D., Hall, J. A., Kern, D. E., Barker, L. R., Cole, K. A. & Roca, R. P., Sep 25 1995, In : Archives of Internal Medicine. 155, 17, p. 1877-1884 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Randomized Controlled Trials
Physicians
Communication
Office Visits
Emotions
1994

Psychosocial aspects of surgical care in the elderly patient

Roca, R., 1994, In : The Surgical clinics of North America. 74, 2, p. 223-240 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Delirium
Uncertainty
Psychiatry
Dementia
Therapeutics
1993

Establishing advance medical directives with demented patients: a pilot study.

Finucane, T., Beamer, B. A., Roca, R. P. & Kawas, C. H., Mar 1993, In : The Journal of clinical ethics. 4, 1, p. 51-54 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Severe burn injuries and PTSD [14]

Perez-Jimenez, J. P., Graell-Berna, M., Perez-Sales, P., Santodomingo, J., Roca, R. P., Spence, R. J., Munster, A. M. & Fauerbach, J. A., 1993, In : American Journal of Psychiatry. 150, 8, p. 1276-1277 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Psychiatric Status Rating Scales
Severity of Illness Index
Personality Inventory
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
Burns
1992

Analysis of adverse effects during amantadine prophylaxis in a nursing home population

Denman, S. J., Gloth, F. M., Gloth, M. J., Roca, R. P., Thomas, D. R. & Finucane, T., 1992, In : Journal of Pharmacy Technology. 8, 2, p. 74-77 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Amantadine
Nursing Homes
Population
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals

Posttraumatic adaptation and distress among adult burn survivors

Roca, R. P., Spence, R. J. & Munster, A. M., 1992, In : American Journal of Psychiatry. 149, 9, p. 1234-1238 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social Adjustment
Survivors
Depression
Burn Units
Patient Discharge
1990

Improvements in activity and appetite among long-term care patients treated with amantadine. A clinical report

Roca, R. P., Gloth, F. M., Gloth, F. M. & Denman, S. J., 1990, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 38, 6, p. 675-677 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Homes for the Aged
Amantadine
Social Behavior
Long-Term Care
Appetite

Psychogeriatric assessment and treatment in urban public housing

Roca, R. P., Storer, D. J., Robbins, B. M., Tlasek, M. E. & Rabins, P. V., 1990, In : Hospital and Community Psychiatry. 41, 8, p. 916-920 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Public Housing
Geriatric Psychiatry
Depressive Disorder
Activities of Daily Living
Alcoholism

Residency Training in Interviewing Skills and the Psychosocial Domain of Medical Practice

Kern, D. E., Grayson, M., Barker, L. R., Roca, R. P., Cole, K. A., Roter, D. & Golden, A. S., 1990, In : Journal of General Internal Medicine. 5, 2, p. 169 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thyroid hormone elevations during acute psychiatric illness: Relationship to severity and distinction from hyperthyroidism

Roca, R. P., Blackman, M. R., Ackerley, M. B., Harman, S. M. & Gregerman, R. I., 1990, In : Endocrine Research. 16, 4, p. 415-447 33 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thyroxine-Binding Proteins
Nortriptyline
Paranoid Disorders
Triiodothyronine
Haloperidol
1989

In reply

Kafonek, S. D. & Roca, R. P., Aug 1 1989, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 37, 8, p. 819-820 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Instruments for screening for depression and dementia in a long-term care facility

Kafonek, S., Ettinger, W. H., Roca, R., Kittner, S., Taylor, N. & German, P. S., 1989, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 37, 1, p. 29-34 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Long-Term Care
Dementia
Depression
Geriatrics
Mental Disorders

Residency training in interviewing skills and the psychosocial domain of medical practice

Kern, D. E., Grayson, M., Barker, L. R., Roca, R. P., Cole, K. A., Roter, D. & Golden, A. S., Sep 1989, In : Journal of General Internal Medicine. 4, 5, p. 421-431 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1987

Bedside cognitive examination

Roca, R. P., 1987, In : Psychosomatics. 28, 2, p. 71-76 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Delirium
Dementia
Screening
Diagnostic Accuracy
Testing

Medical care of chronic psychiatric outpatients

Roca, R. P., Breakey, W. R. & Fischer, P. J., 1987, In : Hospital and Community Psychiatry. 38, 7, p. 741-745 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tooth Diseases
Female Genital Diseases
Comprehensive Health Care
Sex Factors
Urban Population
1985

Diagnosing dementia. Univariate and multivariate analyses of the mental status examination

Klein, L. E., Roca, R. P., McArthur, J., Vogelsang, G., Kirby, S. M. & Folstein, M., 1985, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 33, 7, p. 483-488 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dementia
Multivariate Analysis
Inpatients
Research Personnel
Physicians
1984

Recognition of dementia among medical patients

Roca, R. P., Klein, L. E., Kirby, S. M., McArthur, J. C., Vogelsang, G. B., Folstein, M. F. & Smith, C. R., 1984, In : Archives of Internal Medicine. 144, 1, p. 73-75 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dementia
Diagnostic Errors
Inpatients
Educational Status
Internship and Residency

Recognition of Dementia Among Medical Patients

Roca, R. P., Klein, L. E., Kirby, S. M., McArthur, J. C., Vogelsang, G. B., Folstein, M. F. & Smith, C. R., 1984, In : Archives of Internal Medicine. 144, 1, p. 73-75 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dementia
Diagnostic Errors
Inpatients
Educational Status
Internship and Residency
1979

Primary skeletal infections in heroin users: a clinical characterization, diagnosis and therapy.

Roca, R. P. & Yoshikawa, T. T., Oct 1979, In : Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. 144, p. 238-248 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sternoclavicular Joint
Literature
Lumbar Vertebrae
Heroin
Aminoglycosides