TITLE

EDITORIAL

AUTHOR(S)
Simon, Laurence; Wynne, Louis
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Ethical Human Psychology & Psychiatry;Spring2007, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on two programs that aim to stop the labeling of people as mentally ill. It states that the first program involves the testing of urine samples for neurotransmitters for the purpose of obtaining reliable and valid psychiatric diagnoses. The TeenScreen and the Texas Medication Algorithm Project is referred to as the second program that assesses the mental status of youth.
ACCESSION #
25121061

 

Related Articles

  • Discernment not diagnosis. Gribble, Jenny // Therapy Today;Feb2012, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p41 

    A letter is presented in response to the article "Reclaiming Diagnosis," by Manu Bazzano in the November 2011 issue of the journal.

  • On the way to DSM-V. Hebebrand, Johannes; Buitelaar, Jan // European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry;Feb2011, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p57 

    An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editors discuss various reports published within the issue including one by A. Stringaris on the relationship of irritability with psychopathology as well as in adverse outcomes, A. Von Gontard on the criteria of Diagnostic and Statistical...

  • Uncovering an Epidemic – Screening for Mental Illness in Teens. Friedman, Richard A. // New England Journal of Medicine;12/28/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 26, p2717 

    The author relates the importance of screening for mental illness in U.S. teenagers to uncover an epidemic. He points out that the most extreme consequence of psychiatric illness is suicide, and it is the third-leading cause of death among persons 15 to 19 years of age in the U.S. He discusses a...

  • Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor discontinuation syndrome: proposed diagnostic criteria. Black, Kathy; Shea, Cathy; Dursun, Serdar; Kutcher, Stanley // Journal of Psychiatry & Neuroscience;May2000, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p255 

    Examines the symptoms associated with the discontinuation of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) in treating psychiatric disorders. Types of symptoms reported following the discontinuation SSRI uptake; Development of a diagnostic criteria for SSRI discontinuation syndrome;...

  • How physical symptoms can tip you off to psychiatric disorders.  // Modern Medicine;Feb95, Vol. 63 Issue 2, p42 

    Presents an abstract of the article `Physical Symptoms in Primary Care: Predictors of Psychiatric Disorders and Functional Impairment,' by K. Kroenke, R.L. Spitzer et al from the periodical `Archives of Family Medicine,' dated September 1994.

  • Mental illness therapy takes a few steps forward. Starr, Cynthia // Patient Care;10/30/1995, Vol. 29 Issue 17, p6 

    Reports on developments in diagnosing mental illnesses among patients in the United States. Imaging tools that provide window to the brain; Relative benefits of medication and psychotherapy; Acknowledging research as an excellent investment.

  • Slater revisited: 6 year follow up study of patients with... Crimlisk, Helen L.; Bhatia, Kailash; Cope, Helen; David, Anthony; Marsden, C. David; Ron, Maria A. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);02/21/98, Vol. 316 Issue 7131, p582 

    Investigates psychiatric and neurological morbidity, diagnostic stability and indicators of prognosis in patients previously identified as having medically unexplained motor symptoms. Method used to validate the selection of subjects; Determination of the factors associated with good outcome;...

  • Reliability and validity of the Functional Assessment Rating Scale. Schwartz, Robert C. // Psychological Reports;Apr99, Vol. 84 Issue 2, p389 

    Describes the Functional Assessment Rating Scale developed as a measure of psychiatric symptomatology and psychosocial impairments. Superior interrater agreement, test-retest reliability, construct validity and concurrent validity exhibited by the scale; Utilization in the assessment and...

  • Identifying psychiatric illness among general medical patients. Goldberg, David // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);7/20/1985, Vol. 291 Issue 6489, p161 

    Presents a study on recognizing psychiatric disorders among general medical patients. Reasons medical staff cannot detect psychiatric illness on their patients; Details of screening test clinicians can apply; Relation of the symptoms of anxiety with the symptoms of depression.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics