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Mental Health Care in the College Community

Wiley, J,
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Mental health concerns are the most serious and prevalent healthproblems among students in higher education. Increasingly effectivepsychopharmacological and psychotherapeutic treatments havefacilitated matriculation for students with histories of anxiety,mood, personality, eating and substance abuse disorders. Thisphenomenon has been accompanied by a striking increase in thenumber of previously undiagnosed students requesting treatment.College and university mental health programs struggle to care forlarger numbers of students, necessitating greater interdisciplinarycollaboration in treatment, research, outreach, and educationalservices.
This book fills an important gap in the literature and providesa comprehensive resource for nearly every aspect of college mentalhealth. It includes a strong emphasis on the training and educationof graduate and professional students for future work in thisfield. Chapters are devoted to the significant ethical and legalissues related to treatment and associated administrative andpolicy challenges. Scholarly chapters on the promise of communitymental health and public health approaches are especiallyinnovative. There is also a chapter on international issues incollege mental health which will be helpful to those studentsstudying abroad. Mental Health Care in the College Communityis written by acknowledged experts from mental health, college anduniversity administration, legal and educational disciplines, allwith extensive administrative and clinical experience in highereducation settings. This book is clearly written and wellillustrated with abundant tables, charts, and figures.
This text will become essential reading for college mentalhealth clinicians, graduate students in the mental healthdisciplines (psychiatry, psychology, counselling, nursing, andsocial work), student affairs deans and their staff, and evenpresidents or provosts of universities and colleges.

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Titel: Mental Health Care in the College Community
Autoren/Herausgeber: Jerald Kay, Victor Schwartz (Hrsg.)

ISBN/EAN: 9781119964896

Seitenzahl: 396
Produktform: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch

Dr. Kay is a Fellow of the American College of Psychiatristsand Distinguished Life Fellow of the American PsychiatricAssociation and has served as the chair of the APA Committee onMedical Student Education, the Council on Medical Education andCareer Development, the Vestermark Award Board, and the Committeeon the Practice of Psychotherapy. He chairs the World PsychiatricAssociation Task Force on Undergraduate and Post GraduateCurriculum as well as the APA Committee on College Mental Health.Dr. Kay is the immediate past chair of the Psychiatry ResidencyReview Committee of the ACGME and the Founding Editor of theJournal of Psychotherapy Practice and Research and AssociateEditor of the American Journal of Psychotherapy. He haspublished extensively on the topics of medical and psychiatriceducation, medical ethics, child psychiatry, psychoanalysis,psychotherapy, the neurobiology of psychotherapy, and psychosocialaspects of AIDS and of cardiac transplantation, and has editednumerous books. Dr. Kay serves as the Associate Director of theComprehensive Neuroscience Center at Wright State University. Hereceived the 2001 APA Seymour Vestermark Award for contributions topsychiatric education. Dr. Kay's current research examines fMRI inborderline personality disordered patients with self-harm behavior.
Dr. Victor Schwartz is currently university dean ofstudents at Yeshiva University and associate professor of clinicalpsychiatry at Yeshiva's Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Heestablished and was director of the Counseling Center at Yeshiva.Previously Dr. Schwartz was for many years the medical director andchief psychiatrist at the University Counseling Service at New YorkUniversity. He has also served as assistant director of residencytraining in psychiatry at NYU School of Medicine. He is aDistinguished Fellow, an original member of the Presidential TaskForce on College Mental Health and a member of the Committee onCollege Mental Health, and co-chair of the working group on law andcollege mental health all of the American Psychiatric Association.He is also a co-chair of the Committee on the College Student ofthe Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry. He has written andlectured extensively on college mental health; particularly aroundthe areas of the intersection of law, administration and collegemental health, the management of mental health crises in colleges,psychiatric residency training in college mental health servicesand psychopharmacology practice in college mental health.
Listen to Dr. VictorSchwartz discuss mental health awareness on collegecampuses.
Listento Dr Schwartz discussing suicide on campus on the Kids Count radioshow

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