Building mental resiliency, coping skills and overall well-being through evidence-based programs for clinicians and young adults
Backed by 20 studies, MINDSTRONG™/ MINDBODYSTRONG™ participants demonstrate a significant reduction in stress, anxiety, depressive symptoms and suicidal ideation as well as improved healthy lifestyle behaviors and academic performance after completion of this seven-week course.
- MINDSTRONG™ / MINDBODYSTRONG™ Reference List
- Buffington, B.C., Melnyk, B.M., Morales, S., Lords, A., & Zupan, M.R. (2016). Effects of an energy balance educational intervention and the COPE cognitive behavioral therapy intervention for Division I U.S. Air Force Academy female athletes. Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, 28(4), 181-187. DOI: 10.1002/2327-6924.12359
- Hart Abney, B.G., Lusk, P., Hovermale, R. & Melnyk, B.M. (2019). Decreasing Depression and Anxiety in College Youth Using the Creating Opportunities for Personal Empowerment Program (COPE). Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, 25(2), 89-98. doi: 10.1177/1078390318779205.
- Hoying, J. & Melnyk, B.M. (2016). COPE: A pilot study with urban-dwelling minority sixth grade youth to improve physical activity and mental health outcomes. Journal of School Nursing, 32(5), 347-356. doi: 10.1177/1059840516635713
- Hoying, J., Melnyk, B.M., & Arcoleo, K. (2016). Effects of the COPE Cognitive Behavioral Skills Building TEEN Program on the Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors and Mental Health of Appalachian Early Adolescents. Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 30(1), 65-72. doi: 10.1016/j.pedhc.2015.02.005.
- Kozlowski, J., Lusk, P, & Melnyk, B.M. (2015). Pediatric nurse practitioner management of child anxiety in the rural primary care clinic with the evidence-based COPE. Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 29(3), 274-282. doi: 10.1016/j.pedhc.2015.01.009.
- Lusk, P., Hart Abney, B.G., & Melnyk, B.M. (2018). A Successful Model for Clinical Training in Child/Adolescent Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Graduate Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nursing Students. Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, 24(5), 457-468. doi: 10.1177/1078390317723989.
- Lusk, P. & Melnyk, B.M. (2011a). COPE for the treatment of depressed adolescents. Lessons learned from implementing an evidence-based practice change. Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, 17(4), 297-309. doi: 10.1177/1078390311416117.
- Lusk, P., & Melnyk, B.M. (2011b). The brief cognitive-behavioral COPE intervention for depressed adolescents: Outcomes and feasibility of delivery in 30-minute outpatient visits. Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, 17(3), 226-236. doi: 10.1177/1078390311404067.
- Lusk, P., & Melnyk, B.M. (2013). COPE for depressed and anxious teens: A brief cognitive-behavioral skills building intervention to increase access to timely, evidence-based treatment. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing, 26(1), 23-31. DOI:10.1111/jcap.12017
- Lusk, P., & Melnyk, B.M. (2018). Decreasing Depression and Anxiety in College Youth Using the Creating Opportunities for Personal Empowerment Program (COPE). Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, 25(2), 89-98. doi: 10.1177/1078390318779205.
- Melnyk, B.M., Amaya, M., Szalacha, L.A., Hoying, J., Taylor, T. & Bowersox, K. (2015a). Feasibility, Acceptability and Preliminary Effects of the COPE On-line Cognitive-Behavioral Skills Building Program on Mental Health Outcomes and Academic Performance in Freshmen College Students: A Randomized Controlled Pilot Study. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing, 28(3), 147-154. DOI: 10.1111/jcap.12119
- Melnyk, B.M, Hoying, J., & Tan, A. (2020). Effects of the MINDSTRONG© CBT-based program on depression, anxiety and healthy lifestyle behaviors in graduate health sciences students. Journal of American College Health: J of ACH, 1–9. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/07448481.2020.1782922
- Melnyk, B.M., Jacobson, D., Kelly, S.A., Belyea, M.J., Shaibi, G.Q., Small, L., O’Haver, J.A., & Marsiglia, F.F. (2015b). Twelve-Month Effects of the COPE Healthy Lifestyles TEEN Program on Overweight and Depression in High School Adolescents. Journal of School Health, 85(12), 861-870. doi: 10.1111/josh.12342.
- Melnyk, B.M., Jacobson, D., Kelly, S., Belyea, M., Shaibi, G., Small, L., O’Haver, J., & Marsiglia, F.F. (2013a). Promoting healthy lifestyles in high school adolescents: A randomized controlled trial. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 45(4), 407-415. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amepre.2013.05.013
- Melnyk, B.M., Kelly, S., Jacobson, D., Arcoleo, K., & Shaibi, G. (2013b). Improving physical activity, mental health outcomes and academic retention of college students with freshman 5 to thrive: COPE/healthy lifestyles. Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioner, 26(6), 314-322. doi: 10.1002/2327-6924.12037.
- Melnyk, B., Kelly, S., Jacobson, D., Belyea, M., Shaibi, G., Small, L., O’Haver, J., & Marsiglia, F.F. (2013c). The COPE healthy lifestyles TEEN randomized controlled trial with culturally diverse high school adolescents: Baseline characteristics and methods. Contemporary Clinical Trials, 36(1), 41-53. doi: 10.1016/j.cct.2013.05.013.
- Melnyk, B.M., Kelly, S., & Lusk, P. (2014). Outcomes and feasibility of a manualized cognitive-behavioral skills building intervention: Group COPE for depressed and anxious adolescents in school settings. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing, 27(1), 3-13. doi: 10.1111/jcap.12058
- Sampson, M., Melnyk, B.M., Hoying, J. (2019). Intervention effects of the MINDBODYSTRONG cognitive behavioral skills building program on newly licensed registered nurses' mental health, healthy lifestyle behaviors, and job satisfaction. Journal of Nursing Administration; 49(10), 487-495. doi: 10.1097/NNA.0000000000000792.
- Sampson, M., Melnyk, B.M., & Hoying, J. (2020). The MINDBODYSTRONG Intervention for New Nurse Residents: 6 Month Effects on Mental Health Outcomes, Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors and Job Satisfaction. Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing, 17 (1), 16– 23.
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