Positions

Overview

  • Dr. McGuinness' research scholarship has focused on vulnerable youth who have been internationally adopted from orphanages; additionally, she has studied risk and protective factors for children in U.S. foster care. Additionally, her teaching scholarship involves increasing psychiatric nursing workforce, especially as it pertains to Veterans' mental health. Since 2013, she has served as co-director of the Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Residency, a joint program between the Birmingham VAMC and the UAB School of Nursing. This program educates new psychiatric nurse practitioners in Veteran-centric care. Dr. McGuinness' scholarship is now focused on quality improvement of U.S. Veterans' mental health via use of measurement-based behavioral health care.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2019 Engagement in Psychotherapy Improves Outcomes for VeteransJournal of Psychosocial Nursing2019
    2017 Measurement-based care in psychiatryJournal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services.  55:30-35. 2017
    2017 Clinical residency training: Is it essential to the Doctor of Nursing Practice for nurse practitioner preparation?Nursing Outlook.  65:50-57. 2017
    2017 Improving quality outcomes in veteran-centric careJournal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services.  55:37-44. 2017
    2016 Irritability in childhood and adolescenceJournal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services.  54:28-31. 2016
    2016 Suicide in childhoodJournal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services.  54:27-30. 2016
    2016 Transforming veterans health care through academic-practice partnershipsNursing Outlook.  64:424-430. 2016
    2016 Update on anxiety disorders in childhood and adolescenceJournal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services.  54:25-28. 2016
    2016 Adolescents who self-injureJournal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services.  54:26-29. 2016
    2016 Improvements in Depression and Changes in Fatigue: Results from the SLAM DUNC Depression Treatment TrialAIDS and Behavior.  20:235-242. 2016
    2015 The effect of antidepressant treatment on HIV and depression outcomes: Results from a randomized trialAIDS.  29:1975-1986. 2015
    2015 Problem behaviors of children adopted from the former Soviet Union in mid-adolescenceJournal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing2015
    2015 Improvements in depression and changes in quality of life among HIV-infected adultsAIDS Care.  27:47-53. 2015
    2015 Adverse childhood experiences and the mental health of veteransJournal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services.  53:23-26. 2015
    2015 Improvements in depression and changes in quality of life among HIV-infected adultsAIDS Care- Psychological and Socio-Medical Aspects of AIDS/HIV2015
    2015 Mental health of young refugeesJournal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services.  53:16-18. 2015
    2015 Problem behaviors of children adopted from the former soviet unionJournal of child and adolescent psychiatric and mental health nursing.  28:14-22. 2015
    2015 Psychiatric comorbidity in depressed HIV-infected individuals: Common and clinically consequentialGeneral Hospital Psychiatry.  37:277-282. 2015
    2015 Update on autism spectrum disorder: Vaccines, genomes, and social skills trainingJournal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services.  53:27-30. 2015
    2014 Improving communication in distance accessible advanced practice nursing courses via instructor presence.Journal of Nursing Education2014
    2014 Gender dysphoria and childrenJournal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services.  52:27-30. 2014
    2014 Protective factors against relapse for practicing nurse anesthetist in recovery from anesthetic opiate addiction.Journal of Addictions Nursing2014
    2014 Adolescents at risk, pain pills to heroin: Part iJournal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services.  52:17-20. 2014
    2014 Improving communication in distance-accessible advanced practice nursing courses via instructor presenceJournal of Nursing Education.  53:479-482. 2014
    2014 Protective factors against relapse for practicing nurse anesthetists in recovery from anesthetic opiate dependencyJournal of Addictions Nursing.  25:66-73. 2014
    2013 Mobile apps for psychiatric nursesJournal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services.  52:42-47. 2013
    2013 Motivational interviewing: A tool for increasing psychotropic medication adherence for youthJournal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services.  51:15-18. 2013
    2013 Update on adolescent motherhood and postpartum depressionJournal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services.  51:15-18. 2013
    2012 Treating depression within the HIV medical home: A guided algorithm for antidepressant management by HIV cliniciansAIDS patient care.  26:647-654. 2012
    2012 Socio-cultural factors surrounding mental distress during the perinatal period in Zambia: a qualitative investigationInternational Journal of Mental Health Systems.  6. 2012
    2012 Opioid abuse among nurse anesthetists and anesthesiologistsAANA Journal.  80:120-128. 2012
    2012 The nursing processIn N. L. Keltner et al. (Eds.), Keltner's psychiatric nursing (Philippine ed.) (pp. 83-90). Singapore: Elsevier/Mosby2012
    2012 Gender differences in adolescent depressionJournal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services.  50:17-20. 2012
    2012 Human trafficking: What psychiatric nurses should know to help children and adolescentsJournal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services.  50:21-23. 2012
    2012 Mental health considerastion in pediatric enuresisJournal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services.  50:41-45. 2012
    2012 Neuropsychology and cognitive health in healthy older adults: A brief overview for psychiatric nursesJournal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services.  50:30-37. 2012
    2012 The relationship between addictions and bariatric surgery for nurses in recoveryPerspectives in Psychiatric Care.  48:10-15. 2012
    2012 The relationship between addictions and bariatric surgery for nurses in recoveryPerspectives in Psychiatric Care2012
    2012 Treatment of alcohol-dependent college studentsJournal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services.  50:15-18. 2012
    2011 Successful aging and the epidemiology of HIVClinical Interventions in Aging.  6:181-192. 2011
    2011 Advanced practice psychiatric nurses legislative update: State of the states, 2010Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association.  17:171-188. 2011
    2011 Are Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome and Serotonin Syndrome the Same Syndrome?Perspectives in Psychiatric Care.  47:58-62. 2011
    2011 Simulation in psychatric nursing educationJournal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services.  49:9-10. 2011
    2011 Telepsychiatry: For children and adolescentsJournal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services.  49:19-22. 2011
    2011 Update on energy drinks and youthJournal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services.  49:17-19. 2011
    2011 Update on international adoption: Focus on RussiaJournal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services.  49:17-20. 2011
    2010 The future of cognitive remediation training in older adultsJournal of Neuroscience Nursing.  42:255-264. 2010
    2010 How neuroplasticity and cognitive reserve protect cognitive functioningJournal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services2010
    2010 Drinking Games and College Students.Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services.  1-4. 2010
    2010 How neuroplasticity and cognitive reserve protect cognitive functioningJournal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services.  48:23-30. 2010
    2010 Seven habits of highly effective psychiatric nurse authorsJournal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services.  48:33-38. 2010
    2010 Update on autism and vaccinesJournal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services.  48:15-18. 2010
    2009 Almost invisible: Rural youth in foster careJournal of child and adolescent psychiatric and mental health nursing.  22:55-56. 2009
    2009 Update on marijuana.Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services.  47:19-22. 2009
    2009 Aging with HIV: Key psychosocial factorsFOCUS: A Guide to AIDS Research and Counseling2009
    2009 Alabama's nurse monitoring programs: The nurse's experience of being monitoredJournal of Addictions Nursing.  20:142-149. 2009
    2009 Guest editorial: Another civil rightJournal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services.  47:8-9. 2009
    2009 Mental health needs in a post-disaster environmentJournal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services.  47:23-30. 2009
    2009 Pediatric bipolar disorderJournal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services.  47:22-26. 2009
    2009 ResponseJournal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services.  47:14. 2009
    2009 Youth in the mental health void: Wraparound is one solutionJournal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services.  47:23-26. 2009
    2008 Communication and academic challenges in early adolescence for children who have been adopted from the former Soviet UnionLanguage, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools.  39:303-313. 2008
    2008 Parental Methamphetamine Abuse and ChildrenJournal of Pediatric Health Care.  22:152-158. 2008
    2008 Hate crime 101. Making the world (and school) safe for GLBT youth.Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services.  46:8-9. 2008
    2008 Reducing HIV risk among people with serious mental illnessJournal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services.  46:26-34. 2008
    2008 The Habit of WritingJournal of Professional Nursing.  24:324-325. 2008
    2008 Update on early intervention in schizophreniaJournal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services.  46:19-22. 2008
    2007 Catchers in the rye: Treatment foster parents as a system of careJournal of child and adolescent psychiatric and mental health nursing.  20:140-147. 2007
    2007 Poverty, child maltreatment, and foster careJournal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association.  13:296-303. 2007
    2007 A CRASH course in cultural competence for nurses.Urologic Nursing.  27. 2007
    2007 Commentary on Iraqi health and culture.Urologic Nursing.  27. 2007
    2007 How young is too young for psychotropic medication?Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services.  45:20-23. 2007
    2007 Problem Behaviors of Children Adopted From the Former Soviet UnionJournal of Pediatric Health Care.  21:171-179. 2007
    2007 Update on autistic spectrum disorders.Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services.  45:27-31. 2007
    2007 The culture of adversity: youth in foster care.Urologic Nursing.  27:441-442. 2007
    2006 A short history of methamphetamineAmerican Journal of Nursing2006
    2006 International Adoption as a Natural ExperimentJournal of Pediatric Nursing.  21:276-288. 2006
    2006 Teens & body art.Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services.  44:13-16. 2006
    2006 Hyper-anxiety in early sobriety: Psychopharmacological treatment strategiesJournal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services.  44:22-27. 2006
    2006 Marriage, divorce, and childrenJournal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services.  44:17-20. 2006
    2006 Methamphetamine abuseAmerican Journal of Nursing.  106:54-59. 2006
    2006 Response [3]Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services.  44:48. 2006
    2006 Update on conduct disorderJournal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services.  44:21-25. 2006
    2005 Protective influences of families for children adopted from the former Soviet UnionImage.  37:216-221. 2005
    2005 Family history as a tool for psychiatric nursesArchives of Psychiatric Nursing.  19:116-124. 2005
    2004 Top 10 reasons to take your graduate program in psychiatric nursing online.Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services.  42:33-38. 2004
    2004 Retrospective resilience: The power of the patient-provider alliance in disenfranchised persons with HIV/AIDSJournal of Multicultural Nursing and Health2004
    2002 Becoming responsible teens: Promoting the health of adolescents in foster careJournal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association.  8:92-98. 2002
    2001 Promoting exercise and stress management in acute care settingsNurse Practitioner Forum2001
    2001 Theoretical strategies for health promotionNurse Practitioner Forum2001
    2000 A quiet migration: cultural influences impacting children adopted from the former Soviet Union.Journal of Cultural Diversity.  7:59-64. 2000
    2000 Competence of children adopted from the former Soviet UnionFamily Relations.  49:457-464. 2000
    2000 Risk and protective factors in children adopted from the former Soviet Union.Journal of Pediatric Health Care.  14:109-116. 2000
    1999 Optimism and its relationship to depression, coping, anger, and life events in rural adolescentsIssues in Mental Health Nursing.  20:115-130. 1999
    1999 Speech and language problems in international adoptees [2] (multiple letters)American Family Physician.  60. 1999
    1996 Resilience: Analysis of the conceptArchives of Psychiatric Nursing.  10:276-282. 1996
    1992 The art of therapeutic drawing. Helping chronic trauma survivors.Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services.  30:9-17. 1992
    1987 Treating the job-hopping syndromeNursing Management1987
    1986 Dealing with delusional patients: Discovering the distorted truthIssues in Mental Health Nursing.  8:143-154. 1986
    1981 Assessment and nursing intervention of tardive dyskinesiaThe Virginia Nurse1981

    Book

    Year Title Altmetric
    2012 Psychiatric Nursing (6th edition) 2012
    2011 Psychiatric Nursing (7th edition) 2011

    Chapter

    Year Title Altmetric
    2012 Child and adolescent mental health 2012
    2012 Models for working with psychiatric patients 2012
    2012 Stress, anxiety, coping, and crisis 2012
    2012 Working with the aggressive patient 2012
    2011 Child and adolescent mental health 2011
    2011 Models for working with psychiatric patients 2011
    2011 Stress, anxiety, coping, and crisis 2011
    2011 The nursing process 2011
    2011 Working with the aggressive patient 2011
    2001 Immunization recommendations 2001

    Research Overview

  • Veterans' mental health, advanced practice psychiatric nursing, mental health of internationally adopted children, health of children in U.S. foster care.
  • Teaching Overview

  • Advanced practice psychiatric nursing courses.
    Mental health nurse practitioner residency seminar.
  • Teaching Activities

  • NUR738L - Scholarly Project Development (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR739L - Scholarly Practice Project (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR739L - Scholarly Practice Project (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • NPN622 - Adv Psychiatric Nursing II (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • NPN621 - Adv Psychiatric Nursing I (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NPN622 - Adv Psychiatric Nursing II (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • NPN621 - Adv Psychiatric Nursing I (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • NPN622 - Adv Psychiatric Nursing II (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • NPN621 - Adv Psychiatric Nursing I (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR368 - Sem I:Intr Nur Schlr/Inform/SL (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR486 - Sem III: Proj Implement/SL (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • NPN622 - Adv Psychiatric Nursing II (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR484 - Sem II:Serv Lrning Proj Dev/SL (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR486 - Sem III: Proj Implement/SL (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR739L - Scholarly Practice Project (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • NPN621 - Adv Psychiatric Nursing I (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR368 - Sem I:Intr Nur Schlr/Inform/SL (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR385 - Psychiatric Mental Health (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR484 - Sem II:Serv Lrning Proj Dev/SL (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR368 - Sem I:Intr Nur Schlr/Inform/SL (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR385 - Psychiatric Mental Health (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR486 - Sem III: Proj Implement/SL (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR690 - Indep Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR739L - Scholarly Practice Project (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • NPN622 - Adv Psychiatric Nursing II (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR484 - Sem II:Serv Lrning Proj Dev/SL (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR486 - Sem III: Proj Implement/SL (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • NPN621 - Adv Psychiatric Nursing I (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • NPN692L - Residency: Family Psych NP (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR368 - Sem I:Intr Nur Schlr/Inform/SL (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR385 - Psychiatric Mental Health (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR484 - Sem II:Serv Learning Proj Dev (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • NPN692L - Residency: Family Psych NP (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • NPN692L - Residency: Family Psych NP (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • NPN692L - Residency: Family Psych NP (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR368 - Honors Seminar I/SL (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR385 - Psychiatric Mental Health (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR486 - Honors Seminar III/SL (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • NPN622 - Adv Psychiatric Nursing II (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR368 - Honors Seminar I (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR484 - Honors Sem II: Proj Developmen (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR486 - Honors Seminar III (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • NPN621 - Adv Psychiatric Nursing I (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR385 - Psychiatric Mental Health (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR484 - Honors Sem II: Proj Developmen (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR385 - Psychiatric Mental Health (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR386L - Psychiatric Mental Hlth Pract (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR386L - Psychiatric Mental Hlth Pract (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR386L - Psychiatric Mental Hlth Pract (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR386L - Psychiatric Mental Hlth Pract (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR386L - Psychiatric Mental Hlth Pract (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR386L - Psychiatric Mental Hlth Pract (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR386L - Psychiatric Mental Hlth Pract (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR386L - Psychiatric Mental Hlth Pract (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR386L - Psychiatric Mental Hlth Pract (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR386L - Psychiatric Mental Hlth Pract (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR386L - Psychiatric Mental Hlth Pract (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR386L - Psychiatric Mental Hlth Pract (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR386L - Psychiatric Mental Hlth Pract (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR601 - Role Dev for Adv Nursing Pract (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • NPN622 - Adv Psychiatric Nursing II (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR601 - Role Dev for Adv Nursing Pract (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR691 - Indep Study Clinical Nursing (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • NPN621 - Adv Psychiatric Nursing I (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NPN685 - Practicum I: Family Psych NP (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR385 - Psychiatric Mental Health (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR386L - Psychiatric Mental Hlth Pract (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR386L - Psychiatric Mental Hlth Pract (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR386L - Psychiatric Mental Hlth Pract (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR386L - Psychiatric Mental Hlth Pract (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR386L - Psychiatric Mental Hlth Pract (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR386L - Psychiatric Mental Hlth Pract (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR386L - Psychiatric Mental Hlth Pract (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR386L - Psychiatric Mental Hlth Pract (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR386L - Psychiatric Mental Hlth Pract (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR385 - Psychiatric Mental Health (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • NUR386L - Psychiatric Mental Hlth Pract (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • NUR472 - Nursing Mental Health Client (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • NUR690 - Independent Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • NUR472 - Nursing Mental Health Client (Summer Term 2008) 2008
  • NUR601 - Role Dev for Adv Nursing Pract (Summer Term 2008) 2008
  • NUR601 - Role Dev for Adv Nursing Pract (Summer Term 2008) 2008
  • NUR690 - Independent Study in Nursing (Summer Term 2008) 2008
  • NUR472 - Nursing Mental Health Client (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • NUR601 - Role Dev for Adv Nursing Pract (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • NUR472 - Nursing Mental Health Client (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • Full Name

  • Teena McGuinness