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March 26, 2013 | Issue Brief
Early treatment and intervention for mental illness can improve lives and lower related health care costs.
March 1, 2013 | Journal Article
Paradigms shaping mental health policy have changed over the years; recovery is the most recent dominant paradigm.
May 1, 2009 | Journal Article
In this paper, the authors address the issues relating to the largest group of Social Security beneficiaries: people with psychiatric disabilities.
May 1, 2006 | Journal Article
In 2001–2002, 269 low-socioeconomic status (SES) Latino children aged 2–16 who were seen by primary care providers (PCPs) at a well-child care center were screened for a variety of psychosocial disorders, in order to determine how effective PCPs wer ...
October 1, 2006 | Journal Article
This study examines the degree to which lay beliefs about the causes of disorders may predict beliefs about what constitutes appropriate treatment. The authors analyzed randomized vignette data from the MacArthur Mental Health Module of the 1996 Gen ...
October 1, 2005 | Journal Article
We analyzed whether a method for identifying latent trajectories—latent class growth analysis (LCGA)—was useful for understanding outcomes for individuals subject to an intervention. We used LCGA to reanalyze data from a published study of mentally ...
August 1, 2008 | Journal Article
An exploration of stigma, coercion and treatment for mental illness offered supportive evidence for the coercion to beneficial treatment and the coercion to detrimental stigma perspectives. Future treatment approaches should attempt to reduce perceptions of coercion for those receiving treatment.
March 1, 2003 | Program Result Report
The American Association for World Health developed materials, collaborations and educational programs as part of a yearlong World Health Day campaign launched on April 6, 2001.
September 1, 2008 | Evaluation
This evaluation is of a program designed to replicate the Portland Identification and Early Referral (PIER) Program, which uses evidence-based psychosocial and pharmacologic interventions in the early identification and treatment of adolescents and young adults with severe mental illness.
May 1, 2013 | Journal Article
At stake in the May 2013 publication of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5), are billions of dollars in insurance payments and government resources.