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Onate, John; Hales, Robert; McCarron, Robert; Han, Jaesu; Pitman, Dorothy – Academic Psychiatry, 2008
Objective: A unique rotation was developed to address limited outpatient internal medicine training in psychiatric residency by the University of California, Davis, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, which provides medical care to patients with mental illness. Methods: The number of patients seen by the service and the number of…
Descriptors: Medical Services, Mental Disorders, Supervision, Psychiatry
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Seritan, Andreea L.; Bhangoo, Robinder; Garma, Sylvia; DuBe, Jane; Hales, Robert – Academic Psychiatry, 2007
Objective: Despite an increasing presence of women in medicine, the percentage of women in academic psychiatry remains low. At the University of California, Davis, women represent two-thirds of psychiatry residents; however, the percentage of female faculty is one-third. This article presents a novel approach to the academic gender gap problem.…
Descriptors: Mentors, Women Faculty, Females, Psychiatry
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Bourgeois, James A.; Ton, Hendry; Onate, John; McCarthy, Tracy; Stevenson, Frazier T.; Servis, Mark E.; Wilkes, Michael S. – Academic Psychiatry, 2008
Objective: The authors describe in detail the 3-year model of the Doctoring curriculum plus an elective fourth-year Doctoring course at University of California, Davis School of Medicine (UCDSOM) and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Medicine and the critical role for psychiatry faculty leadership and participation. Methods:…
Descriptors: Medical Education, Medical Schools, Mental Health Workers, Psychiatry
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Kupfer, David J.; Schatzberg, Alan F.; Grochocinski, Victoria J.; Dunn, Leslie O.; Kelley, Katherine A.; O'Hara, Ruth M. – Academic Psychiatry, 2009
Objectives: The Research Career Development Institute for Psychiatry is a collaboration between the University of Pittsburgh and Stanford University to recruit and train a broad-based group of promising junior physicians by providing the necessary skills and support for successful research careers in academic psychiatry. Methods: Participants…
Descriptors: Physicians, Psychiatry, Program Effectiveness, Program Content
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Pfiffner, L. J.; Rooney, M.; Haack, L.; Villodas, M.; Delucchi, K.; McBurnett, K. – Grantee Submission, 2016
Objectives: This study evaluated the efficacy of a novel psychosocial intervention (Collaborative Life Skills, CLS) for primary-school students with ADHD symptoms. CLS is a 12-week program consisting of integrated school, parent, and student treatments delivered by school-based mental health providers. Using a cluster randomized design, CLS was…
Descriptors: Randomized Controlled Trials, Intervention, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Symptoms (Individual Disorders)
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Rait, Douglas; Glick, Ira – Academic Psychiatry, 2008
Objective: The authors propose a family-systems training model for general residency training programs in psychiatry based on the couples and family therapy training program in Stanford's Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. Methods: The authors review key elements in couples and family therapy training. Examples are drawn from the…
Descriptors: Physicians, Psychiatry, Family Structure, Family Counseling
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Blair, Britney; Arnow, B. A.; Haas, Amie; Millheiser, Leah – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2013
Forty-three per cent of women in the USA report some type of sexual complaint and these complaints have been shown to negatively impact quality of life and overall well-being. With proper training and experience, healthcare professionals are in a unique position to help their patients improve their sexual health. The present study was designed to…
Descriptors: Females, Sexuality, Health, Continuing Education
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Allen, Michael H.; Abar, Beau W.; McCormick, Mark; Barnes, Donna H.; Haukoos, Jason; Garmel, Gus M.; Boudreaux, Edwin D. – Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 2013
Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goal 15 calls for organizations "to identify patients at risk for suicide." Overt suicidal behavior accounts for 0.6% of emergency department (ED) visits, but incidental suicidal ideation is found in 3%-11.6%. This is the first multicenter study of suicide screening in EDs. Of 2,243 patients in…
Descriptors: Hospitals, Patients, Psychological Characteristics, At Risk Persons
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Seritan, Andreea L.; Iosif, Ana-Maria; Hyvonen, Shelby; Lan, Mei-Fang; Boyum, Kathleen; Hilty, Donald – Academic Psychiatry, 2010
Objective: The authors investigated professional development needs of faculty in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of California (UC) Davis, while also exploring any existing differences according to gender and academic rank. Methods: An online survey was sent to 75 faculty members, and 41 responses (17 women,…
Descriptors: Academic Rank (Professional), Females, Psychiatry, Integrity
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Prochaska, Judith J.; Fromont, Sebastien C.; Hall, Sharon M. – Academic Psychiatry, 2005
Objective: Nicotine dependence is the most prevalent substance abuse disorder among adult psychiatric patients and a leading cause of death and disability. The authors examined the extent to which psychiatry residents are prepared to treat nicotine dependence in clinical practice. Methods: Residents from five psychiatry residency programs in…
Descriptors: Behavior Change, Substance Abuse, Smoking, Medical Schools
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Russell, Andrew T.; Hahn, Joan Earle; Hayward, Katharine – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2011
The purpose of this study was to describe the medication management and treatment provided in a specialty outpatient psychiatry clinic for 198 community-residing children and adults with intellectual disability and other developmental disabilities (IDD) referred to the clinic and discharged between 1999 and 2008. Using a descriptive design, data…
Descriptors: Psychiatric Services, Mental Retardation, Mental Disorders, Developmental Disabilities
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Jeste, Dilip V.; Halpain, Maureen C.; Trinidad, Geraldine I.; Reichstadt, Jennifer L.; Lebowitz, Barry D. – Academic Psychiatry, 2007
Objective: There is a critical need for new researchers in psychiatry, including subspecialties such as geriatric psychiatry. Many existing research training programs focus on post-doctoral-level trainees and involve several years of hands-on research with experienced mentors at major universities. Although valuable, such programs have some…
Descriptors: Psychiatry, Trainees, Geriatrics, Research
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Williams, Sharon E.; Martin, Jacqueline L.; Dyer-Friedman, Jennifer; Huffman, Lynne C. – Academic Psychiatry, 2008
Objective: This study examines the clinical management characteristics of outpatient child and adolescent psychiatric care provided by attendings and clinicians-in-training in an academic institution. The authors hypothesized that no significant differences would exist between initial evaluations conducted by attendings and those conducted by…
Descriptors: Psychiatric Services, Children, Adolescents, Physicians
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Chavez, Ligia M.; Matias-Carrelo, Leida; Barrio, Concepcion; Canino, Glorisa – Journal of Child and Family Studies, 2007
We reviewed the Spanish translation of the Youth Quality of Life Instrument-Research Version (YQOL-R) and culturally adapted the measure with Puerto Rican and Mexican American children and adolescents. The YQOL-R is a self-reported measure that includes four domains: Sense of Self, Social Relationships, Environment, and General Quality of Life. A…
Descriptors: Semantics, Mexican Americans, Translation, Focus Groups
Hahn, Jennifer Joy – Online Submission, 2008
Selective mutism is defined as "the consistent failure to speak in specific social situations despite the ability to speak in other settings" (American Psychiatric Association, 1994 as cited in Zelenko & Shaw, 2000). For many years, selective mutism was considered to be a very rare disorder amongst individuals, and little attention…
Descriptors: Communication Disorders, Anxiety, Antisocial Behavior, Elementary School Students
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