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Lerner, Uma; Brooks, Kristen; McNiel, Dale E.; Cramer, Robert J.; Haller, Ellen – Academic Psychiatry, 2012
Objective: The suicide of a patient is often experienced as a traumatic event by the clinician involved. Many articles have identified the need for education to guide clinicians through the aftermath of patient suicide; however, little has been published on development of such a curriculum, particularly for residents. This article describes one…
Descriptors: Suicide, Psychiatry, Coping, Workshops
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Wiechers, Ilse R.; Viron, Mark; Stoklosa, Joseph; Freudenreich, Oliver; Henderson, David C.; Weiss, Anthony – Academic Psychiatry, 2012
Objective: Although it is widely acknowledged that second-generation antipsychotics are associated with cardiometabolic side effects, rates of metabolic screening have remained low. The authors created a quality-improvement (QI) intervention in an academic medical center outpatient psychiatry resident clinic with the aim of improving rates of…
Descriptors: Intervention, Psychiatry, Patients, Drug Therapy
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Lehmann, Susan W. – Academic Psychiatry, 2010
Objective: Psychiatric residents' self-reported confidence levels related to teaching medical students were assessed before and after a five-part teaching seminar series. Methods: Five 1-hour seminars on teaching medical students in the psychiatry clerkship were presented to second postgraduate year (PGY-2) residents. Topics included how to teach…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Medical Students, Seminars, Psychiatry
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Warsi, Mustafa K.; Sattar, S. Pirzada; Din, Amad U.; Petty, Frederick; Padala, Prasad R. – Academic Psychiatry, 2007
Objective: This article seeks to determine whether medical students can estimate the appropriate score for the Global Assessment of Functioning (GAF) compared with psychiatry residents and staff psychiatrists. The authors hypothesized that medical students' estimations of GAF scores for patients in clinical vignettes would differ from those…
Descriptors: Medical Education, Medical Students, Psychiatry, Patients
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Cutler, Janis L.; Harding, Kelli J.; Mozian, Sharon A.; Wright, Leslie L.; Pica, Adrienne G.; Masters, Scott R.; Graham, Mark J. – Advances in Health Sciences Education, 2009
People with mental illness around the world continue to suffer from stigmatization and limited care. Previous studies utilizing self-report questionnaires indicate that many medical students regard clinical work with psychiatric patients as unappealing, while the professionalism literature has documented a general decline in students' capacity for…
Descriptors: Mental Disorders, Empathy, Medical Education, Medical Students
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Shatkin, Jess P.; Koplewicz, Harold S. – Academic Psychiatry, 2008
Objective: The authors describe the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Studies (CAMS) undergraduate college minor at New York University. Methods: The authors detail the development, structure, and operation of the CAMS minor. They describe the importance of identifying program goals, building coalitions, creating an advisory board, selecting…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Advisory Committees, Medical Schools, Mental Health
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Downar, Jonathan; Krizova, Adriana; Ghaffar, Omar; Zaretsky, Ari – Academic Psychiatry, 2010
Objective: Neuroimaging techniques are increasingly important in psychiatric research and clinical practice, but few postgraduate psychiatry programs offer formal training in neuroimaging. To address this need, the authors developed a course to prepare psychiatric residents to use neuroimaging techniques effectively in independent practice.…
Descriptors: Medical Education, Radiology, Psychiatry, Neurology
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Roman, Brenda; Khavari, Andrew; Hart, David – Academic Psychiatry, 2010
Objective: Although residents are actively involved in teaching medical students, some students do not feel that they get adequate teaching from residents. The position of Education Chief Resident in Medical Student Education was developed to enhance the educational experience for the students, cultivate the academic skills of the education chief,…
Descriptors: Educational Development, Medical Students, Psychiatry, Teaching Skills
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Brittlebank, Andrew; Archer, Julian; Longson, Damien; Malik, Amit; Bhugra, Dinesh K. – Academic Psychiatry, 2013
Objective: Work Place-Based Assessments (WPBAs) were introduced into psychiatry along with the new curriculum in 2005. The Royal College of Psychiatrists decided to pilot several WPBAs to ascertain their suitability. Method: Eight types of assessments (Case-Based Discussion, Assessment of Clinical Expertise, Mini-Assessed Clinical Encounter,…
Descriptors: Psychiatry, Peer Evaluation, Questionnaires, Correlation
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Magen, Jed; Richards, Madhvi – Academic Psychiatry, 2011
Objective: The authors review and discuss challenges to funding the educational missions of psychiatry departments. Method: The authors conducted a literature search and also provide examples from their department and lessons learned from business organizations that are applicable to academic departments. Results: The authors discuss and analyze…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Department Heads, Medical Education, Psychiatry
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Brodin, Eva M. – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2018
The demand for developing creativity among doctoral students is found in a number of educational policies all over the world. Yet, earlier studies on Swedish doctoral education suggest that doctoral students' creativity is not always encouraged. Based on a critical hermeneutic approach and cases in four different disciplines, the aim of this study…
Descriptors: Creativity, Doctoral Programs, Psychiatry, Foreign Countries
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Reyes-Portillo, Jazmin A.; Chin, Erica M.; Toso-Salman, Josefina; Turner, J. Blake; Vawdrey, David; Mufson, Laura – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2018
Background: No study to date has examined the effectiveness of integrating clinical decision support tools, like electronic health record (EHR) alerts, into the clinical care of youth at-risk for suicide. Objective: This study aimed to examine the feasibility and acceptability of using an EHR alert to increase clinicians' use of safety planning…
Descriptors: Records (Forms), Electronic Publishing, Information Dissemination, Safety
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Layde, Joseph B. – Academic Psychiatry, 2004
Objective: Forensic psychiatry was officially recognized as a subspecialty by the American Board of Medical Specialties in the 1990's. In 1994, the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) gave its first written examination to certify forensic psychiatrists. In 1996, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) began…
Descriptors: Medical Education, Graduate Medical Education, Professional Associations, Training Objectives
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Tunc, Yasin – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
The two decades following the establishment of the Turkish Republic witnessed the growth of the pervasive fear that vagrant and homeless children and child delinquents presented a threat to the physical, mental, and economic well-being of the nascent Turkish nation. Newspapers of the period regularly touched upon the issue, alerting the public and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Homeless People, Delinquency, Children
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Molinari, Victor A.; Merritt, Stacy S.; Mills, Whitney L.; Chiriboga, David A.; Conboy, Ann; Hyer, Kathryn; Becker, Marion A. – Gerontology & Geriatrics Education, 2008
This study examined how the mental health needs of nursing home (NH) residents with serious mental illness (SMI) are addressed. Data were collected from three sources: interviews with 84 SMI stakeholders; surveys of 206 NH staff members; and focus groups at two psychiatry specialty NHs. Four common themes emerged: placement of older adults with…
Descriptors: Health Needs, Mental Disorders, Focus Groups, Psychiatry
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