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Publication Archive

Introduction

This is a full archive of all past issues of Psychiatry Information in Brief. The content below is organized chronologically with the most recently published issues at the top.

You can also browse all content from each Subject Area by clicking below:

All Past Issues (most recently published issue listed first)

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Peer Academic Support for Success (PASS): Peer Coaching for College Students with Serious Mental Health Conditions (SMHCs)
Laura Golden, Shianna Cruz, Amanda Costa, and Maryann Davis

Subject Area: Education and Training, Transition Age Youth

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There's More to Young Adult Unemployment Than Mental Health: What Else to Look For
Michael Bryer, Rosalie A. Torres Stone, Zlatina Kostova, and Deirdre G. Logan

Subject Area: Employment, Transition Age Youth

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Saving Money for a Better Life While on SSI: What Can the ABLE Act Do for Me?
Raphael Mizrahi, Tania Duperoy, and Deirdre G. Logan

Subject Area: Legal Issues, Transition Age Youth

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Phase 1 – Community Forums Deaf ACCESS: Adapting Consent Through Community Engagement and State-Of-The-Art Simulation
Melissa L. Anderson, Timothy Riker, Kurt Gagne, Stephanie Hakulin, Todd Higgins, Elizabeth Stout, and Kelsey Cappetta

Subject Area: Community Based Participatory Research, Multicultural

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Collecting Histories of Education and Employment During Recovery (CHEER) Project
Kathryn Sabella, Laura Golden, and Kathleen Biebel

Subject Area: Community Based Participatory Research, Education and Training, Transition Age Youth

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The DREAMers Study: Undocumented College Students and Their Mental Health Needs [English and Spanish versions]
Rosalie A. Torres Stone and Nathanael Aragon Cooper

Subject Area: Education and Training, Multicultural

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Central IRBs: Enhanced Protections for Research Participants [English and Spanish versions]
Ekaterina Pivovarova and Charles W. Lidz

Subject Area: Ethics, Policy, Service Systems

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Supported Education (SEd): State of the Practice [English and Spanish versions]
Shums Alikhan, Deirdre G. Logan, Marsha Langer Ellison, and Kathleen Biebel

Subject Area: Education and Training, Transition Age Youth

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PRogram In Support of Moms (PRISM) Research Study [English and Spanish versions]
Linda Brenckle, Kathleen Biebel, and Nancy Byatt

Subject Area: Depression, Family, Parenting

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What is a 504 Plan and How Can it Help My Teen? [English and Spanish versions]
Michael Bryer, Laura Golden, and Deirdre G. Logan

Subject Area: Education and Training, Transition Age Youth

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Enhancing the Social Networks of People with Mental Illnesses: A Qualitative Study on the Role of Peer-Operated Recovery Learning Communities [English and Spanish versions]
Jonathan Delman, Kathleen Biebel, and Shums Alikhan

Subject Area: Community Based Participatory Research, Peers, Rehabilitation/Recovery

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Let's Talk About Parenting: Recovery for Parents Living with Mental Illnesses [English and Spanish versions]
Kathleen Biebel, Joanne Nicholson, Kelly English, Margaret Guyer-Deason, and Sandra Wixted

Subject Area: Family, Parenting, Rehabilitation/Recovery

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Using Risk Assessment and Risk-Needs-Responsivity Principles in Juvenile Justice [English and Spanish versions]
Gina M. Vincent

Subject Area: Children, Juvenile Justice, Legal Issues, Risk Assessment

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eMental Health Bridges Project: A Web Site Development Project to Provide Needed Mental and Physical Health Information to People with Serious Mental Illness [English and Spanish versions]
Elaine R. Martin, Joanne Nicholson, Kathleen Biebel, Len L. Levin, Zlatina Kostova, and Scott Ahrens

Subject Area: Education and Training, Health Disparities, Mental Health and Primary Care

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The Recovery Learning Community (RLC) Outcomes Study: Perspectives of RLC Participants [English and Spanish versions]
Jonathan Delman, Karen Albert, and Lorna J. Simon

Subject Area: Rehabilitation/Recovery

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Using Mindfulness for Increasing Provider Capacity to Support Inner City Survivors of Violence [English and Spanish versions]
Julianna Andrews, Stephanie W. Hartwell, Carl E. Fulwiler, and Jeroan J. Allison

Subject Area: Mindfulness, Violence

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How to Keep A Job: The Young Adults Guide

Subject Area: Employment, Transition Age Youth

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Getting Acquainted with Stigma: A Brief Introduction [English and Spanish versions]
Stephanie Rodrigues

Subject Area: Health Disparities, Mental Health and Primary Care

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Listening to Mothers: What's Helpful for Mothers Experiencing Perinatal Depression [English and Spanish versions]
Nancy Byatt, Kathleen Biebel, Gifty Debordes-Jackson, and Liz Friedman

Subject Area: Depression, Family, Parenting

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Navigating the Complexity of Using Research in Policy and Practice Decisions [English and Spanish versions]
Susan Maciolek, Kathleen Biebel, Laurel Leslie, Gifty Debordes-Jackson, and Joanne Nicholson

Subject Area: Policy, Service Systems

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The University of Massachusetts Medical School Child Trauma Training Center (UMMS-CTTC) [English and Spanish versions]
Jessica L. Griffin, Melodie Wenz-Gross, Toni M. Irsfeld, Heather Forkey, Thomas Grisso, and Laurel Post

Subject Area: Children, Family, Trauma

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Intermediaries Promote the Use of Research Evidence in Children's Behavioral Health Systems Change [English and Spanish versions]
Kathleen Biebel, Susan Maciolek, Joanne Nicholson, Gifty Debordes-Jackson, and Laurel Leslie

Subject Area: Children, Policy, Service Systems

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Promise For The Future: How Federal Programs Can Improve Career Outcomes For Youth & Young Adults With Serious Mental Health Conditions
Chris Koyanagi, Elaine Alfano, and Transitions Research and Training Center

Subject Area: Transition Age Youth

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Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapies for Behavioral Health Disorders [English and Spanish versions]
Jeremiah Slutsky, Jay Byron, and Carl E. Fulwiler

Subject Area: Mindfulness

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A Jail Diversion Program for Veterans with Co-occurring Disorders: MISSION - DIRECT VET [English and Spanish versions]
Paul Christopher, William H. Fisher, Mary Ellen Foti, Carl E. Fulwiler, Albert J. Grudzinskas Jr., Stephanie W. Hartwell, David A. Smelson, and Debra Pinals

Subject Area: Veterans

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Preparing the Open Dialogue Approach for Implementation in the United States [English and Spanish versions]
Douglas M. Ziedonis and Mary Olson

Subject Area: Rehabilitation/Recovery, Service Systems, Wellness

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Do I Tell My Boss?: Disclosing My Mental Health Condition at Work [English, Spanish and Vietnamese versions]
Amanda Costa and Lisa M. Smith

Subject Area: Employment, Transition Age Youth

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Treatment Retention Strategies in Transition Age Youth
Maryann Davis, Charles W. Lidz, Lisa R. Fortuna, William H. Fisher, and Lisa Mistler

Subject Area: Transition Age Youth

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Overcoming Barriers to Addressing Perinatal Depression: Perspectives of Women [English and Spanish versions]
Nancy Byatt, Kathleen Biebel, Liz Friedman, and Gifty Debordes-Jackson

Subject Area: Community Based Participatory Research, Depression, Family, Parenting

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Harmonizing Databases? Evaluating Effectiveness of A Statewide Public Mental Health Reentry Program [English and Spanish versions]
Stephanie W. Hartwell, Xiaogang Deng, William H. Fisher, Carl E. Fulwiler, and Debra A. Pinals

Subject Area: Service Systems

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Mental Illness, Advocacy & Recovery: Ready or Not? [English and Spanish versions]
Jeffrey L. Geller

Subject Area: Legal Issues, Policy, Rehabilitation/Recovery

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Vocational Rehabilitation (VR): A Young Adult’s Guide
Jennifer Whitney, Lisa M. Smith, and Tania Duperoy

Subject Area: Employment, Transition Age Youth

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Brain Injury Resources [English and Spanish versions]
Colleen E. McKay and Meghan E. Heffernan

Subject Area: Traumatic Brain Injury, Veterans

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My Mental Health Rights on Campus [English and Vietnamese versions]
Lisa M. Smith, N. Ackerman, and Amanda Costa

Subject Area: Education and Training, Transition Age Youth

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MISSION Community Re-Entry for Women (MISSION-CREW) Program Development and Implementation [English and Spanish versions]
Debra A. Pinals, Laura Guy, Carl E. Fulwiler, Andrea Leverentz, Stephanie W. Hartwell, and Elizabeth Aaker Orvek

Subject Area: Legal Issues, Rehabilitation/Recovery

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Incorporating Tobacco Cessation Activities in ICCD Clubhouses [English and Spanish versions]
Colleen E. McKay, Douglas M. Ziedonis, and Valerie F. Williams

Subject Area: Rehabilitation/Recovery, Tobacco Addiction

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Becoming an Adult: Challenges for Those with Mental Health Conditions [English and Spanish versions]
Maryann Davis, Kathryn Sabella, Lisa M. Smith, and Amanda Costa

Subject Area: Transition Age Youth

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Teens on IEPs: Making My “Transition” Services Work for Me [English and Spanish versions]
Jennifer Whitney and Lisa M. Smith

Subject Area: Education and Training, Transition Age Youth

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Young Adults Getting Involved: Participatory Action Research and Transition Age Youth [English and Vietnamese versions]
Jonathan Delman

Subject Area: Community Based Participatory Research, Transition Age Youth

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The Impact of Suicide Calls on Police
Barry N. Feldman, Albert J. Grudzinskas Jr., Bernice Gershenson, Jonathan C. Clayfield, and Richard P. Cody

Subject Area: Suicide Intervention and Prevention

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Spirituality in HIV+ Patient Care
Joni L. Utley and Amy B. Wachholtz

Subject Area: HIV/AIDS, Spirituality

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Mindfulness and Health
Carl E. Fulwiler and Fernando de Torrijos

Subject Area: Mindfulness

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Appealing Features of Vocational Supports for Latino & non-Latino Transition Age Youth & Young Adult Consumers
Rosalie A. Torres Stone, Colleen E. McKay, Charles W. Lidz, William H. Fisher, Marsha Langer Ellison, and Lisa M. Smith

Subject Area: Employment, Multicultural, Transition Age Youth

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Getting Accommodations at College: Tools for School
Amanda Costa

Subject Area: Education and Training, Transition Age Youth

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Integration of Primary Health Care & Wellness Services Into a Community Mental Health Center
Marie Hobart

Subject Area: Access to Care, Mental Health and Primary Care, Service Systems, Wellness

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Addressing Tobacco through Organizational Change (ATTOC)
Douglas M. Ziedonis and Sarah A. Baker

Subject Area: Tobacco Addiction

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TTYL: Keeping in Contact With Your Professional

Subject Area: Transition Age Youth

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Confidentiality Uncovered: Why Peer Supporters Need Protection
Antonia Seligowski and Albert J. Grudzinskas Jr.

Subject Area: Peers, Legal Issues, Rehabilitation/Recovery

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Addressing Tobacco Use in Adult Mental Health Service Programs
Colleen E. McKay, Douglas M. Ziedonis, Gregory Seward, Valerie Williams, Kevin Bradley, Jennifer Colburn, and David Rocheleau

Subject Area: Tobacco Addiction

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Armed with an Attitude: Validation of the Mental Health Attitude Survey for Police (MHASP)
Jonathan C. Clayfield, Kenneth E. Fletcher, and Albert J. Grudzinskas Jr.

Subject Area: Education and Training

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Family Networks Implementation Study: Integrating Rigor and Relevance in Effective Research Partnerships
Jodi Adams, Joanne Nicholson, Susan Maciolek, and Kathleen Biebel

Subject Area: Family

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Consumer Involvement in Research
Suzanne Garverich, Lorna J. Simon, Albert J. Grudzinskas Jr., James E. McDonald Jr., and John Grillo

Subject Area: Community Based Participatory Research

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Institutional Review Boards: What Do They Do? How Do They Protect Subjects?
Christopher Jackson, Philip J. Candilis, Suzanne Garverich, Lauren A. Gellar, Charles W. Lidz, and Teresa Roach

Subject Area: Ethics

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Community Reintegration of Persons with SMI Post Incarceration
Stephanie W. Hartwell

Subject Area: Legal Issues

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Pathways to Alcohol Use for Rural Latino Adolescents
Rosalie A. Torres Stone

Subject Area: Multicultural

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You Light my Fire: Understanding Pathological Firesetting
Jeffrey L. Geller

Subject Area: Violence

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Adolescent Mental Health Gender Differences in Arrest Onset and Risk
Maryann Davis, William H. Fisher, Steven M. Banks, and Bernice Gershenson

Subject Area: Transition Age Youth, Legal Issues

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Implementation Research: The Black Box of Program Implementation
Katherine Woolsey and Kathleen Biebel

Subject Area: Service Systems

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Does Routine Screening Matter? The Prenatal Emotional Health Screening Project (PEHS)
Jennifer Taub, Rebecca Lundquist, Kenneth E. Fletcher, and Tara Zandi

Subject Area: Depression

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Evidence Based Practices in Mental Health: Advantages, Disadvantages, and Research Considerations [English and Spanish versions]
Colleen E. McKay

Subject Area: Education and Training, Policy, Rehabilitation/Recovery, Service Systems

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Drug-Related Arrests among Persons with Serious Mental Illness
William H. Fisher, Kristen M. Roy-Bujnowski, Albert J. Grudzinskas Jr., Jonathan C. Clayfield, and Steven M. Banks

Subject Area: Legal Issues

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Estimating Frequencies from Multiple Source Data
Elizabeth A. Aaker, Charles W. Lidz, and Lorna J. Simon

Subject Area: Technology

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Maximizing the Results of Internet Surveys
Jill Rosenbaum and Charles W. Lidz

Subject Area: Technology

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Lessons Learned: Facilitating Mental Health Screening in Juvenile Justice Programs
Valerie Williams and Thomas Grisso

Subject Area: Children, Legal Issues

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Families with Overlapping Needs
Beth R. Hinden, Bernice Gershenson, Valerie Williams, and Joanne Nicholson

Subject Area: Family

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Copping an Attitude? Assessing Police Attitudes about Persons with Mental Illness
Jonathan C. Clayfield and Kenneth E. Fletcher

Subject Area: Education and Training

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Application of Mapping to Psychiatric Services
Kristen M. Roy-Bujnowski

Subject Area: Technology

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Restraint and Seclusion: Can They Become Obsolete Practices?
Goran Jovanovic and Matthew Johnsen

Subject Area: Ethics

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Can People with Mental Illness Consent to Research?
Charles W. Lidz

Subject Area: Ethics

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Pathological Gambling: The High Stake Need for Treatment
Elizabeth A. Aaker

Subject Area: Family

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Traumatized Girls in the Juvenile Justice System
Kenneth E. Fletcher

Subject Area: Trauma

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Recent Research Findings from the Program for Clubhouse Research
Colleen E. McKay

Subject Area: Rehabilitation/Recovery

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Strategies for Maximizing Medicaid to Fund Children's Mental Health Services
Kathleen Biebel and Judith Katz-Leavy

Subject Area: Children

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Protection of Vulnerable Populations: Research Involving Prisoners
Albert J. Grudzinskas Jr. and Jonathan C. Clayfield

Subject Area: Ethics

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Adolescents' Competence to Stand Trial: Justice for Disabled and Immature Youths
Thomas Grisso and Gina M. Vincent

Subject Area: Transition Age Youth

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Wraparound Case Management for Children with Serious Emotional Disturbance: A Qualitative Look at Caregivers' Experiences
Christina Breault, Shannon Lewis, and Jennifer Taub

Subject Area: Children, Family, Parenting, Service Systems

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Developing Mental Health Screening in Juvenile Justice
Gina M. Vincent and Thomas Grisso

Subject Area: Children

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Crisis Intervention and Risk Management Training for Police: De-Escalating Offenders in Crisis While Maintaining Public Safety
Jonathan C. Clayfield, Albert J. Grudzinskas Jr., Maurice H. Richardson, William H. Fisher, and Kristen M. Roy-Bujnowski

Subject Area: Education and Training

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Violence and People with Mental Illness Served in the Public Mental Health System
Charles W. Lidz, Thomas Grisso, Karen Albert, and Kim Smith

Subject Area: Violence

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Serving Children at Risk of Out-of-Home Placement in Community Settings in the Commonwealth
Jennifer Taub, Beth R. Hinden, and Bernice Gershenson

Subject Area: Children

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Critical Issues in Transitioning to the Community: Addressing Criminalization, Homelessness, Co-Occurring Disorders, and the Need for Systems Integration
Albert J. Grudzinskas Jr., Jonathan C. Clayfield, Kristen M. Roy-Bujnowski, William H. Fisher, and Maurice H. Richardson

Subject Area: Service Systems

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Supporting the Transition to Adulthood
Maryann Davis

Subject Area: Transition Age Youth

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Mental Health and Juvenile Justice Systems: Responding to the Needs of Youth with Mental Health Conditions and Delinquency
Thomas Grisso, Maryann Davis, and Gina M. Vincent

Subject Area: Transition Age Youth

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Families Living with Mental Illness
Joanne Nicholson, Karen Albert, Maria Bairos, Steven M. Banks, Kathleen Biebel, Jonathan C. Clayfield, Bernice Gershenson, Beth R. Hinden, Susan M. Phillips, Lawrence Stier, Valerie Williams, and Alexis D. Henry

Subject Area: Parenting

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Issues in Pediatric Prescribing of Psychopharmacological Agents: Perspectives of Pediatricians, Caregivers and Case Workers
Jennifer Taub, Matthew Johnsen, Christina Breault, and Marjory Kravitz

Subject Area: Children