Monthly Archives: October 2012

New Research item: Work Incentives for Social Security Beneficiaries

Perhaps the most effective element of successful recovery is work. Work offers income, but also purpose, identity, and fulfillment. Experts in psychiatric rehabilitation believe the most important evidence-based practice in mental health is supported employment, which helps loved ones get … Continue reading

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New Course: The Family Role in Psychiatric Rehabillitation

For a joint degree undergraduate program at University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and Kean University, PsychOdyssey’s Tom Pyle expanded and taught an 11 week course called The Family Role in Psychiatric Rehabilitation. Topics covered include: History and … Continue reading

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New Link: Association for Academic Psychiatry

The Association for Academic Psychiatry (AAP)  focuses on education in psychiatry at every level from the beginning of  medical school through lifelong learning for psychiatrists and other physicians. AAP seeks to help psychiatrists who are interested in careers in academic … Continue reading

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New Link: International Mental Health Research Organization

When their son Brandon was diagnosed with schizophrenia in 1990, Shari and Garen Staglin realized that advancements in scientific research were vital to understanding mental illness – and so they took action. With mental illness ranked as the number one … Continue reading

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Addressing Mental Health Stigma in The Daily Targum

Psychodyssey today came across this cartoon in The Daily Targum, the student newspaper of Rutgers University in New Jersey. Psychodyssey’s founder, Tom Pyle, responded in this letter to the Targum’s editor: Sent: Wednesday, October 03, 2012 11:06 PM To: eic@dailytargum.com … Continue reading

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