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American Journal of Orthopsychiatry

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  1. A multivariate contextual analysis of torture and cruel, inhuman, and degrading treatments: implications for an evidence-based definition of torture.

    American Journal of Orthopsychiatry 79(2):135 (2009) PMID 19485630

    Current thinking on what constitutes torture in a detention/interrogation setting focuses solely on particular procedures, without regard for contextual factors that mediate traumatic stress. The present study examined stressor interactions that determined severity and psychological impact of ca...
  2. 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...
  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. 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...
  5. Mediating pathways explaining psychosocial functioning and revictimization as sequelae of parental violence among adolescent mothers.

    American Journal of Orthopsychiatry 79(2):181 (2009) PMID 19485635 PMCID PMC2859956

    Adolescent mothers are at high risk for negative life events, such as previous childhood physical abuse, impaired psychosocial functioning, and young adulthood revictimization. However, little is known about the potential pathways in these events; hence, little is known about opportunities for i...
  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. Stigma and self-concept among adolescents receiving mental health treatment.

    American Journal of Orthopsychiatry 79(2):261 (2009) PMID 19485644

    Although studies indicate that adolescents diagnosed with mental disorders are stigmatized by the American public, we know very little about the extent to which stigma is experienced by these youth and its effects on their well-being. This cross-sectional study utilizes interviews with 60 adoles...
  8. Measuring mental health following traumatization: psychometric analysis of the Kuwait Raha Scale using a random national household data set.

    American Journal of Orthopsychiatry 79(2):221 (2009) PMID 19485639

    The authors report on the psychometric properties of the Kuwait Raha Scale (KRS), a measure developed to assess well-being among Kuwaitis. Specific aims of the study were to (a) evaluate competing models of the latent structure of the KRS using exploratory factor analysis and identify the best m...
  9. Speaking up about the unspeakable.

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

  10. 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...