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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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Anti-stigma interventions

Petra C. Gronholm, Claire Henderson, Tanya Deb and Graham Thornicroft.

in Oxford Textbook of Public Mental Health

September 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Public Health. 8272 words.

There is a rich literature on the nature of mental health-related stigma and the processes by which it severely affects the life chances of people with mental health problems. Applying this...

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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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Are ethnic differences in pathways to care for psychosis in England reducing?

Sherifat Oduola, Craig Morgan and Tom K.J. Craig.

in Early Intervention in Psychiatric Disorders Across Cultures

May 2019; p ublished online June 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Public Health. 5315 words.

Studies in the 1990s showed that, compared with the majority populations, people from minority ethnic groups in England were more likely to access psychiatric care via crisis routes. This...

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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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Brain changes in psychosis

Peter Falkai, Andrea Schmitt, Moritz Rossner, Thomas Schulze and Nikolaos Koutsouleris.

in Early Intervention in Psychiatric Disorders Across Cultures

May 2019; p ublished online June 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Public Health. 4239 words.

Schizophrenia is a complex disorder where risk genes involved in neuroplasticity are interacting with environmental risk factors. Schizophrenia and related psychotic illnesses are not...

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Brain changes in the early course of schizophrenia

Matcheri S. Keshavan, Paulo Lizano and Jaya Padmanabhan.

in Early Intervention in Psychiatric Disorders Across Cultures

May 2019; p ublished online June 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Public Health. 6419 words.

Psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia are serious, common, and highly disabling illnesses. Their pathophysiologies remain unclear, and have been a subject of many theories. In recent...

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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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A Case-Based Approach to Public Psychiatry

Edited by Jeanie Tse and Serena Yuan Volpp.

October 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Book. Subjects: Public Health; Psychiatry. 248 pages.

Expert public psychiatrists use case studies to share best practice strategies in this clinically oriented introduction to community mental health. Today, the majority of psychiatrists work...

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Child and Adolescent Mental Health

Christian Kieling, Ana Soledade Graeff-Martins, Hesham Hamoda and Luis Augusto Rohde.

in Global Mental Health

November 2013; p ublished online February 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Public Health and Epidemiology; Public Health. 8104 words.

Global child and adolescent mental health is central to global mental health – and to global health in general. The large burden imposed by mental disorders across the globe is largely...

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Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults in the Publicly Funded System of Care

Thomas J. McMahon, Nakia M. Hamlett, Christy L. Olezeski, Timothy C. Van Deusen, Natasha Harris and Doreen J. Flanigan.

in Yale Textbook of Public Psychiatry

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Public Health and Epidemiology. 16152 words.

Amid calls for a comprehensive, continuous, coordinated, compassionate, and culturally competent system of health care that is developmentally informed and technically sophisticated,...

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Children and adolescents

Jessica L. Plauché and Bennett L. Leventhal.

in Oxford Textbook of Public Mental Health

September 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Public Health. 11970 words.

Child and adolescent mental health has become a pressing, international public health crisis. However, the field of child and adolescent psychiatry has advanced in remarkable ways over the...

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Clinical Competence in Outreach and for Special Populations

Anne Klee, Lynette Adams, Neil Beesley, Deborah Fisk, Marcia G. Hunt, Monica Kalacznik, Howard Steinberg and Laurie Harkness.

in Yale Textbook of Public Psychiatry

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Public Health and Epidemiology. 9670 words.

Practitioners in public psychiatry must possess important skills and knowledge when working with special populations and in community settings. This chapter explores the engagement and...

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Clinical outcome assessment in mental health

Skye P. Barbic and Stefan J. Cano.

in Oxford Textbook of Public Mental Health

September 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Public Health. 8842 words.

Clinical outcome assessment (COA) in mental health is essential to inform patient-centred care and clinical decision-making. In this chapter, the reader is introduced to COA as it is...

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