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Administrative Best Practices in Public Psychiatry

Andres Barkil-Oteo, Margaret Bailey, Robert Cole, Miriam Delphin-Rittmon, Susan Devine, Selby C. Jacobs, Jeanne L Steiner, Louis Trevisan and Michael J. Sernyak.

in Yale Textbook of Public Psychiatry

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Public Health and Epidemiology. 8191 words.

Mastering administrative skills and practices is becoming increasingly important for clinician-leaders in the changing public psychiatry system, despite the fact that their dual roles as...

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Adolescence

Rachel Mandel and Ruth Gerson.

in A Case-Based Approach to Public Psychiatry

October 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health; Psychiatry. 2966 words.

Adolescence is a time of remarkable change—a time of physical and emotional growth with many potential problems. It is a turbulent yet universal stage of life, and mental health providers...

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Adults with Serious Mental Illness

Serena Yuan Volpp and Patrick Runnels.

in A Case-Based Approach to Public Psychiatry

October 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health; Psychiatry. 3325 words.

The clinician’s goal for every adult with serious mental illness should be recovery, moving beyond symptom control toward the promotion of an individual’s functioning, autonomy, and sense...

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The application of epidemiology to mental disorders

Glyn H. Lewis, Antonia Errazuriz, Hollie V. Thomas, Mary Cannon and Peter B. Jones.

in Oxford Textbook of Community Mental Health

P ublished online July 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Public Health and Epidemiology; Epidemiology. 13060 words.

In this chapter we shall present the main tools used by epidemiologists to measure the occurence and aetiology of disease in populations, and we shall summarize the results of...

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Applying Technology to Medication Management and Adherence

Leah L. Zullig, Ryan J. Shaw and Hayden B. Bosworth.

in Behavioral Health Care and Technology

November 2014; p ublished online March 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Public Health. 8886 words.

Medication non-adherence is one of the most significant and costly public health challenges today. Medication adherence requires a complex interplay between patients, providers, and...

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Behavioral Health Care and Technology

Edited by Lisa Marsch, Sarah Lord and Jesse Dallery.

November 2014; p ublished online March 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Psychiatry; Public Health. 368 pages.

In recent years, there has been an explosion of research focused on using technology in healthcare, including Web and mobile health assessment and intervention tools, as well as smartphone...

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Behavioral Health Information Technology Adoption in the Context of a Changing Healthcare Landscape

Wendy J. Nilsen and Misha Pavel.

in Behavioral Health Care and Technology

November 2014; p ublished online March 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Public Health. 6162 words.

This chapter discusses how the U.S. healthcare system, including behavioral health, is in a period of significant change as a result of the implementation of the Affordable Care Act and the...

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Behavioral Monitoring and Assessment via Mobile Sensing Technologies

Santosh Kumar, Mustafa Al’Absi, J. Gayle Beck, Emre Ertin and Marcia S. Scott.

in Behavioral Health Care and Technology

November 2014; p ublished online March 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Public Health. 7575 words.

Mobile sensing technologies can now be used to obtain continuous measures of health, behavior, and the environment in naturalistic settings. These technologies have the potential to...

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A Brief History of Global Mental Health

Alex Cohen, Vikram Patel and Harry Minas.

in Global Mental Health

November 2013; p ublished online February 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Public Health and Epidemiology; Public Health. 13205 words.

Despite the apparent newness of global mental health as a field, concerns about mental disorders – e.g., explanatory models and approaches to treatment – have been circulating the globe for...

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The case–control study

Matthew Hotopf.

in Practical Psychiatric Epidemiology

August 2003; p ublished online March 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Public Health and Epidemiology; Epidemiology. 8215 words.

The case–control study, if well conducted, is able to give unbiased estimates of effect sizes between exposures and outcomes. They are a particularly efficient design—and this efficiency...

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