Edilma Yearwood

Edilma L. Yearwood
Associate Professor
Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Studies
St. Mary’s Hall, room 267
P: (202) 687-3214 Fax: (202) 687-5553
ely2@georgetown.edu

 

 

Research Interests

Mood dysregulation in children and adolescents; mental health of immigrant youth from Latin America and the Caribbean; youth empowerment; cultural diversity & equity.

Representative Publications
  • Yearwood, E., Pearson, G. & Newland, J. (Eds.). (2012). Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health: A Resource for Advanced Practice Psychiatric and Primary Care Practitioners in Nursing. West Sussex, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Betz, C., Wright, S. & Yearwood, E. (2012). Child, Adolescent and Family Development. In E. Yearwood, G. Pearson and J. Newland (Eds.). Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health (pp. 3-21). West Sussex, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Yearwood, E. & Meadows, M. (2012). Mood Dysregulation Disorders. In E. Yearwood, G. Pearson & J. Newland (Eds.). Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health (pp. 165-186). West Sussex, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Yearwood, E. & Bosnick, E. (2012). Deliberate Self-Harm: Non-Suicidal Self Injury and Suicide in Children and Adolescents. In E. Yearwood, G. Pearson & J. Newland (Eds.). Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health (pp. 187-203). West Sussex, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Hirsh, J. & Yearwood, E. (2012). Non-Pharmacological Treatment Modalities: Play and Group Therapies. In E. Yearwood, G. Pearson & J. Newland (Eds.). Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health (pp. 277-290). West Sussex, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Yearwood, E. & Carroll, E. (2012). The Cultural Context of Immigrant Youth Mental Health. In E. Yearwood, G. Pearson & J. Newland (Eds.). Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health (pp. 483-495). West Sussex, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Yearwood, E. & DeLeon Siantz, M. (2010). Global issues in mental health across the lifespan: Challenges and nursing opportunities. In P. Howard and P. El-Mallakh (Eds.). Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing Special Issue of Nursing Clinics of North America, 45(4), 501-519. (Invited)
  • Yearwood, E.L. and McClowry, S. (2008). Home is for caring, school is for learning: Qualitative data from child graduates of INSIGHTS. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing, 21(4), 238-245.
  • Baird, D., Yearwood, E.L., Hoch, C. & Perrino, C. (2007). Small island, big problem: HIV /AIDS and youth in Trinidad and Tobago. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing, 20(4), 243-251.
  • Yearwood, E.L., Crawford, S., Kelly, M. & Moreno, N. (2007). Immigrant youth at-risk for disorders of mood: Recognizing complex dynamics. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, 21(3), 162-171.
  • Yearwood, E.L. (2007). Child health care decision-making and experiences of Caribbean women. Journal of Pediatric Health Care 21(2), 89-98.
  • Yearwood, E.L., Hines-Martin, V., Dato, C. & Malone, M. (2006). Creating an organizational diversity vision: Goals, outcomes and future directions of ISPN. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, 20(3), 152-156.
  • Yearwood, E.L. and McClowry, S. (2006). Duality in context: The process of preparedness in communicating with at-risk children. Journal of Family Nursing, 12(1), 38-55.
  • Yearwood, E.L., Brown, D. & Karlik, E. (2002). Cultural diversity: Students’ perspective. Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 13(3), 237-240.
  • Editorials
  • Yearwood, E. (2012). How can we reclaim the “voice” of child and adolescent psychiatric-mental health nurses? Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nurses, 25(2). (In press).
  • Yearwood, E. (2012). Efforts to meet the mental health needs of children and adolescents. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing, 25(1), 51-52.
  • Yearwood, E. (2011). Thoughts on ‘A Public Health Approach to Children’s Mental Health’ Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing, 24(3), 190-191.
  • Yearwood, E. (2011). A report from the 6th World Conference. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing, 24(1).
  • Yearwood, E. (2010). The social determinants of health and mental health: Global foundations for improving child and family mental health. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing, 23(3), 196-197.
  • Richards, M. & Yearwood, E. (2010). The intersection of CBPR, health disparities and child and adolescent mental health. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing, 23(1), 40-41.