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Alpert, Jonathan E.; Schlozman, Steve; Badaracco, Mary Anne; Burke, Jay; Borus, Jonathan F. – Academic Psychiatry, 2006
Objective: The authors summarize efforts to revitalize psychiatry teaching to medical students at Harvard Medical School (HMS) in advance of a major overhaul of the medical school curriculum. Methods: This preliminary report chronicles key challenges and the organization of the reform effort within the departments of psychiatry affiliated with the…
Descriptors: Medical Education, Medical Students, Medical Schools, Psychiatry
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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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Jellinek, Michael S. – Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 2007
In this article, the author describes "Primary Supervision", a seminar he has led for approximately 20 years, which is designed for the entire class of nine first-year residents in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry training at Massachusetts General Hospital. The seminar meets for 1 hour each week throughout the first year. Through 900…
Descriptors: Graduate Medical Education, Children, Adolescents, Psychiatry
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Sattar, S. Pirzada; Pinals, Debra A.; Din, Amad U.; Appelbaum, Paul S. – Academic Psychiatry, 2006
Objective: To study whether psychiatry residents' personal variables (such as age, gender, level of training, previous experience with patient suicide, or lawsuits) and their temperamental predispositions have an impact on their decisions to seek involuntary commitment. Method: In a prospective pilot study, all psychiatry residents in…
Descriptors: Psychiatry, Adolescents, Patients, Predictor Variables
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Freudenreich, Oliver; Henderson, David C.; Sanders, Kathy M.; Goff, Donald C. – Academic Psychiatry, 2013
Objective: The authors sought to develop a model educational clinic and curriculum for psychiatric residents, to increase knowledge and comfort about clozapine prescribing. This matters because clozapine is an important evidence-based treatment for refractory schizophrenia that remains underutilized in clinical practice. Method: This is a…
Descriptors: Evidence, Public Health, Teaching Methods, Schizophrenia
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Petersen, Timothy; Fava, Maurizio; Alpert, Jonathan E.; Vorono, Sienna; Sanders, Kathy M.; Mischoulon, David – Academic Psychiatry, 2007
Objective: The authors determine whether Massachusetts General Hospital's residency graduates believed their training reflected their current practice activities. Method: The authors surveyed 134 graduates from MGH and MGH-McLean residency classes from 1983 to 2003. Subjects ranked their satisfaction with different components of training on a…
Descriptors: Graduates, Psychiatry, Pharmacology, Geriatrics
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Christopher, Paul P.; Boland, Robert J.; Recupero, Patricia R.; Phillips, Katharine A. – Academic Psychiatry, 2010
Objective: The increasing frequency and societal cost of psychiatric disability underscore the need for accuracy in evaluating patients who seek disability benefits. The authors investigated senior psychiatric residents' experiences performing disability evaluations, their self-assessment of competence for this task, and whether they perceived a…
Descriptors: Physicians, Mental Disorders, Conflict of Interest, Patients
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Kirsch, Daniel J.; Doerfler, Leonard A.; Domakonda, Mirjana – Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, 2019
The present study involved detailed chart review for a sample of college students referred to a psychiatrist for pharmacologic evaluation to obtain information about clinical decisions to prescribe antipsychotic medication. Six colleges and universities referred 540 students to an off-campus consulting psychiatrist, and 40 of these students (7.4%)…
Descriptors: Drug Therapy, College Students, Psychiatry, Clinical Diagnosis
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Mick, Eric; McGough, James; Loo, Sandra; Doyle, Alysa E.; Wozniak, Janet; Wilens, Timothy E.; Smalley, Susan; McCracken, James; Biederman, Joseph; Faraone, Stephen V. – Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 2011
Objective: A potentially useful tool for understanding the distribution and determinants of emotional dysregulation in children is a Child Behavior Checklist profile, comprising the Attention Problems, Anxious/Depressed, and Aggressive Behavior clinical subscales (CBCL-DP). The CBCL-DP indexes a heritable trait that increases susceptibility for…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Check Lists, Aggression, Psychopathology
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Kirsch, Daniel J.; Doerfler, Leonard A.; Truong, Debbie – Journal of American College Health, 2015
Objective: To describe diagnostic and psychotropic medication prescription characteristics among college students referred by college counseling centers for psychopharmacologic evaluation. Participants: Participants were 540 college students referred by 6 college counseling centers in Massachusetts between November 2005 and May 2011. Methods:…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Mental Disorders, Drug Therapy, Psychiatry
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Mick, Eric; Todorov, Alexandre; Smalley, Susan; Hu, Xiaolan; Loo, Sandra; Todd, Richard D.; Biederman, Joseph; Byrne, Deirdre; Dechairo, Bryan; Guiney, Allan; McCracken, James; McGough, James; Nelson, Stanley F.; Reiersen, Angela M.; Wilens, Timothy E.; Wozniak, Janet; Neale, Benjamin M.; Faraone, Stephen V. – Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 2010
Objective: Genes likely play a substantial role in the etiology of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). However, the genetic architecture of the disorder is unknown, and prior genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have not identified a genome-wide significant association. We have conducted a third, independent, multisite GWAS of…
Descriptors: Evidence, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Quality Control, Genetics
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Cauffman, Elizabeth – Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2004
Objective: As awareness of the high prevalence of mental health problems among juvenile offenders has grown, researchers and practitioners have recognized the need for reliable and efficient methods of assessing such problems among large numbers of offenders to ensure that limited treatment resources are applied to those with the greatest need.…
Descriptors: Drug Use, Psychiatry, Suicide, Mental Health
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Wasserman, Gail A.; McReynolds, Larkin S.; Ko, Susan J.; Katz, Laura M.; Cauffman, Elizabeth; Haxton, William; Lucas, Christopher P. – Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2004
Objective: To examine associations between the Massachusetts Youth Screening Instrument-Second Version (MAYSI-2) and Diagnostic Interview Schedule for Children-Present State Voice Version (DISC-IV) and the extent to which they overlap in identifying youths with mental health concerns. Method: Among 325 New Jersey and South Carolina correctional…
Descriptors: Organizations (Groups), Drug Use, Psychiatry, Suicide