|2011 - Present||Associate Professor, Nova Southeastern University ‐ College of Psychology|
|2002||Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, Tennessee State University|
|1998||M.S., Guidance and Counseling, Tennessee State University|
|1994||B.S., Human Development, Howard University|
Journal articles written or co-written by Dr. Myron J. Burns
Family mechanisms of structural ecosystems therapy for HIV-seropositive women in drug recovery Health Psychology (2012)
OBJECTIVE: Examined the effects of Structural Ecosystems Therapy (SET), a family intervention for women living with HIV or AIDS, compared to a psycho-educational health group (HG) intervention, and reciprocal relationships between women and family members. ...
A randomized controlled trial of structural ecosystems therapy for HIV medication adherence and substance abuse relapse prevention Drug and Alcohol Dependence (2010)
BACKGROUND: Substance abuse in women with HIV/AIDS overshadows other priorities, including health care. Substance abuse may cause women to avoid health care systems and not adhere to their medication regimen. METHODS: A randomized controlled trial ...
Structural Ecosystems Therapy for HIV+ African American Women and Drug Abuse Relapse Family Process (2010)
This report examines the effect of Structural Ecosystems Therapy (SET) for (n=143) HIV+ African American women on rate of relapse to substance use relative to both a person-centered approach (PCA) to therapy and a community ...
The influence of health locus of control on the patient-provider relationship Psychology, Health and Medicine (2010)
The physician-patient relationship is important to the successful delivery of health care. Health locus of control (HLOC) of the patient, the extent to which individuals attribute their health to their own actions or to external ...
Examining the family networks of HIV+ women in drug recovery: Research challenges and opportunities Families, Systems, and Health (2009)
HIV/AIDS is recognized as affecting and being affected by the family. HIV+ women in drug recovery and their families are particularly at risk due to family disruption and stigma. Yet family research with HIV+ adults ...
Stress processes in HIV+ African American mothers: Moderating effects of drug abuse history Anxiety Stress and Coping (2008)
This study examined the mechanism by which stressors, dissatisfaction with family, perceived control, social support, and coping were related to psychological distress in a sample of HIV-positive African American mothers. Additional analyses explored whether women ...
AIDS health locus of control, self-efficacy for safer sexual practices, and future time orientation as predictors of condom use in African American college students Journal of Black Psychology (2005)
This study examined the relationship between self-reported frequency of condom use (by self or partner during the past 6 months and lifetime), locus of control, self-efficacy, and future time orientation among African American college students ...
Depression, service utilization and treatment costs among medicare elderly: Gender differences Home Health & Community Care Services Quarterly (2001)
OBJECTIVE: To compare gender differences in mood disorders, service utilization, and health care costs among a random sample of Medicare elderly beneficiaries of Tennessee. DATA SOURCES: Medicare expenditure data from a 5% random sample of ...
Conference presentations, proceedings, lectures, and symposia given by Dr. Myron J. Burns