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40 Years of Academic Public Psychiatry

40 Years of Academic Public Psychiatry

Selby Jacobs (Editor), Ezra Griffiths (Co-Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-470-99457-3

Feb 2008

238 pages

$164.99

Description

  • Describes an outstanding training programme in public psychiatry developed by the Connecticut Mental Health Center
  • A worthwhile and valuable contribution to the field that has no current equivalent in the market
  • The book suggests a plan for the future of public sector psychiatry and serves as a model to centers throughout North America and further afield
  • Describes the impact of the Connecticut Mental Health Center on psychiatric service models in the public sector
Foreword (Kenneth S. Thompson).

Introduction: The Connecticut Mental Health Center as a public psychiatry initiative (Selby C. Jacobs and Ezra E. H. Griffith).

1 Severe and persistent mental illness (Bruce Wexler, Larry Davidson, Thomas Styron and John Strauss).

2 Connecticut Mental Health Center clinical, research and training programs in the addictions (Richard Schottenfeld, Kathleen Carroll, Thomas Kosten, Stephanie O’Malley, Bruce Rounsaville, Rajita Sinha and Herbert Kleber).

3 The law and psychiatry division at the Connecticut Mental Health Center (Howard V. Zonana and Madelon V. Baranoski).

4 The neuroscience research program at the Connecticut Mental Health Center (George R. Heninger, John H. Krystal, Ronald S. Duman, Benjamin S. Bunney, Malcolm B. Bowers, Jr. and George K. Aghajanian)

5 Psychiatric epidemiology, services research, prevention and public health (Selby C. Jacobs, David L. Snow, Rani Desai and Gary Tischler).

6 Ethnicity, mental health care disparities and culturally competent care at the Connecticut Mental Health Center (Howard C. Blue, Luis Añez, Manuel Paris, Dietra Hawkins and Robert Page).

7 A public–academic partnership at the Connecticut Mental Health Center (Wayne F. Dailey, Thomas A. Kirk, Jr., Robert A. Cole and Paul J. Di Leo).

8 Public psychiatry training and education at the Connecticut Mental Health Center (Jeanne Steiner, Nancy Anderson, Richard Belitsky, Michael Hoge, Martha L. Mitchell, William H. Sledge and Sophie Tworkowski)

9 The future of academic public psychiatry (Selby C. Jacobs and Ezra E. H. Griffith).

Epilogue: Academic–public partnership from a British perspective (Ajoy Thachil and Dinesh Bhugra).

Index.