Changing American Psychiatry: A Personal Perspective

Changing American Psychiatry: A Personal Perspective

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by James H. Scully Jr
     
 

As Medical Director of the American Psychiatric Association from 1974 to 1997, Melvin Sabshin, M.D., brings a unique perspective on the history of post--World War II psychiatry to Changing American Psychiatry: A Personal Perspective.

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Overview

As Medical Director of the American Psychiatric Association from 1974 to 1997, Melvin Sabshin, M.D., brings a unique perspective on the history of post--World War II psychiatry to Changing American Psychiatry: A Personal Perspective.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781585623075
Publisher:
American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/28/2008
Pages:
419
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Melvin Sabshin, M.D., was Medical Director of the American Psychiatric Association from 1974 to 1997. Dr. Sabshin studied medicine at Tulane University. After postgraduate training and a research post at Tulane's Department of Psychiatry, he received an appointment at the Michael Reese Hospital in Chicago, a center of psychiatric research and psychodynamically oriented practice, where he completed psychoanalytic training. In 1961 he was appointed Professor and Head of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Illinois College of Medicine. Dr. Sabshin is an Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

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Table of Contents

Preface. Introduction. Post World War II scene in American psychiatry. A pathway to psychiatry. Implicit preparations for leadership role in psychiatry. Reflections during the search. Clarifying the mission. En route to equity. International affairs. Psychoanalysis. Forensic psychiatry. Evidence-based diagnosis and treatment. Psychiatric research. Psychiatric education. A changing membership. Annual meetings. Publications. Governance and leadership. Organizational relationships. Social and community psychiatry. Conclusions. Appendices. Index.

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