social psychiatry


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social psychiatry

[′sō·shəl sī′kī·ə·trē]
(psychology)
Psychiatry especially concerned with the study of social influences on the cause and dynamics of emotional and mental illness, the use of the social environment in treatment, and preventive community programs, as well as the application of psychiatry to social issues, industry, law, education, and other such activities and organizations.
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Beyond the Therapeutic Community: Social Learning and Social Psychiatry. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press.
Social psychiatry and public mental health: present situation and future objectives.
For example: substance abuse and addiction disorders; HIV/AIDS and neuropsychiatry; biological psychiatry; child and adolescent psychiatry; geriatric psychiatry; social psychiatry; spirituality and psychiatry; and forensic psychiatry.
As it stands, with the fragmented role of general adult psychiatric services and the emphasis on e-learning and internet training for junior doctors (no hands-on clinical experience) we are facing yet another era of overemphasis on social psychiatry (or rather reverting to ancient belief systems) with its 'neutral' politically correct denigrating sound bites (customers, clients, service users).
Numero de articulos Nombre de la revista publicados % Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica 15 4.29 American Journal of Psychiatry 11 3.14 Archives of General Psychiatry 5 1.43 Australian and New Zealand 6 1.71 Journal of Psychiatry Canadian Journal of Psychiatry 7 2.00 General Hospital Psychiatry 8 2.29 International Journal of 5 1.43 Psychiatry in Medicine Journal of Affective Disorders 49 14.00 Journal of Clinical Psychiatry 14 4.00 Nordic Journal of Psychiatry 6 1.71 Psychiatry Research 9 2.57 Psychological Medicine 16 4.57 Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics 5 1.43 Social Psychiatry and 27 7.71 Psychiatric Epidemiology Tabla 2.
It listed the members of the group, which is presided over by Cardinal Camillo Ruini, the retired vicar of Rome, Cardinal Jozef Tomko, retired prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples; Cardinal Vinko Puljic, archbishop of Vrhbosna, president of the episcopal conference of Bosnia-Herzegovina; Cardinal Josip Bozanic, archbishop of Zagreb, Croatia; retired Cardinal Julian Herranz; Archbishop Angelo Amato, prefect of the Congregation for Saints' Causes; Msgr Tony Anatrella, psychoanalyst and specialist in social psychiatry; and six other clerics all experts in various sciences including those of Mariology and Canon Law.
The study, published in the journal Social Psychiatry & Psychiatric Epidemiology, contradicts earlier findings that suicides are more common on Mondays and left experts puzzling over what may be behind WednesdayEoe1/4aos grim distinction.
21-24: World Congress: World Association of Social Psychiatry; Prague, CZ; www.wasp2007.cz
Nemessury, "Epidemiological Studies on Adverse Dieting Behaviours and Eating Disorders Among Young People in Hungary." Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology 39(8):647-654, 2004.
Henderson, AS 1988, An introduction to social psychiatry, Oxford University Press.
Artiss, "Human Behavior Under Stress: From Combat to Social Psychiatry," Military Medicine 128 (1963): 1011-1015.

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