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American Journal of Orthopsychiatry

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  1. Socioeconomic status in the treatment of depression.

    American Journal of Orthopsychiatry 79(2):148 (2009) PMID 19485632

    This study examined outcomes and attrition across three treatments for depression in relation to socioeconomic status (SES). The study was based on data available from the Treatment of Depression Collaborative Research Program (TDCRP) of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH; Elkin, 1994...
  2. The Lost Boys of Sudan: coping with ambiguous loss and separation from parents.

    American Journal of Orthopsychiatry 79(2):203 (2009) PMID 19485637

    The Lost Boys of Sudan were separated from their families by civil war and subsequently lived in three other countries-Ethiopia, Kenya, and the United States. In-depth interviews were conducted with 10 refugees about their experiences of separation from parents and ambiguous loss, and the coping...
  3. Predictors of residential placement following a psychiatric crisis episode among children and youth in state custody.

    American Journal of Orthopsychiatry 79(2):228 (2009) PMID 19485640

    This study examined the extent and correlates of entry into residential care among 603 children and youth in state custody who were referred to psychiatric crisis services. Overall, 27% of the sample was placed in residential care within 12 months after their 1st psychiatric crisis screening. Am...
  4. Posttraumatic stress symptoms in children after Hurricane Katrina: predicting the need for mental health services.

    American Journal of Orthopsychiatry 79(2):212 (2009) PMID 19485638

    The purpose of this study was to examine factors related to the development of posttraumatic stress symptoms in children and adolescents after Hurricane Katrina. It was hypothesized that a positive correlation would exist between trauma exposure variables and symptoms indicating need for mental ...
  5. When oppression is the pathogen: the participatory development of socially just mental health practice.

    American Journal of Orthopsychiatry 79(2):159 (2009) PMID 19485633

    Social justice perspectives have revealed the ways that racist, sexist, heterosexist and classist assumptions are embedded within conventional mental health theory and practice. Moreover, recent research has explored the pathogenic influence of structural oppression on the emotional well-being o...
  6. Too close for comfort: inadequate boundaries with parents and individuation in late adolescent girls.

    American Journal of Orthopsychiatry 79(2):191 (2009) PMID 19485636

    This longitudinal study examined the ramifications of psychological control-guilt induction, parentification, triangulation, and blurring in parent-adolescent relationships for girls' individuation and adjustment. The study followed 120 girls in their transition from high school to military serv...
  7. Coming in: an examination of people with co-occurring substance use and serious mental illness exiting chronic homelessness.

    American Journal of Orthopsychiatry 79(2):236 (2009) PMID 19485641

    Despite national efforts, the number of people who are chronically homeless in our cities remains high. People with serious mental illness and substance abuse problems continue to represent the majority of those experiencing long-term homelessness. Traditional shelters have difficulty engaging a...
  8. Speaking up about the unspeakable.

    American Journal of Orthopsychiatry 79(2):133 (2009) PMID 19485629

  9. Contrasting concepts of depression in Uganda: implications for service delivery in a multicultural context.

    American Journal of Orthopsychiatry 79(2):275 (2009) PMID 19485645

    Depression is a rising public health concern worldwide. Understanding how people conceptualize depression within and across cultures is crucial to effective treatment in a global environment. In this article, we highlight the importance of considering both lay and professional perspectives when ...
  10. Profane research versus researching the profane: commentary on Başoğlu (2009).

    American Journal of Orthopsychiatry 79(2):146 (2009) PMID 19485631

    Torture survivors, therapists, and society look to behavioral science for help understanding the traumatization, needs, and treatment of torture survivors. Any research of torture can and possibly will be used by torturers to refine their abuse of prisoners. It is difficult but necessary to disc...