Faculty

Eric Elbogen

Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Behavioral Medicine
School of Medicine

2424 Erwin Road, Hock Plaza, Durham, NC 27705

DUMC 2705, Durham, NC 27710

(919) 684-9983 eric.elbogen@duke.edu

Dr. Elbogen received a B.A. from Cornell University and an M.Ed. from Harvard University before earning a Ph.D. in Clinical-Forensic Psychology at the University of Nebraska.  He completed a Clinical Psychology Internship at Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts Mental Health Center and a Health Services Research Fellowship at Duke.  He is board-certified in forensic psychology, conducting clinical work and empirical research at the intersection of law and mental health services, with a specific focus on military veterans.  Dr. Elbogen is Principal Investigator of NIH, DOD, and DoE funded research examining the effects of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) on post-deployment adjustment among Iraq/Afghanistan Veterans, specifically violence, aggression, criminal justice involvement, homelessness, and alcohol abuse.  Dr. Elbogen also directs clinical trials involving mobile technology to improve outcomes for Veterans including cognitive rehabilitation, CBT, and neurofeedback.  He is currently a Core Investigator at the VA National Center on Homelessness and provides forensic and neuropsychological assessments at Central Regional Hospital in Butner, NC.


Education & Training

Ph.D. 2001

University of Nebraska at Lincoln

Grants

Cost Effectiveness of Combined Contingency Management and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Alcohol Use Disorder

National Institutes of Health

Neuromodulatory Treatments for Pain Management in Complex TBI using Mobile Technology

Department of Defense

IPA - Eric Elbogen

Mobile Health Technology to Enhance Abstinence in Smokers with Schizophrenia

National Institutes of Health

Pain Management using Mobile Technology in Veterans with PTSD and TBI

National Institutes of Health

Mobile Health Application for Family and Behavioral Health Provider Communication

Neural Markers and Rehabilitation of Executive Functioning in Veterans with TBI and PTSD

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

Improving Representative Payeeship for People with Psychiatric Disabilities and their Families

Effectively Implementing Psychiatric Advance Directives

National Institutes of Health
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Publications

Psychosocial protective factors and suicidal ideation: Results from a national longitudinal study of veterans.

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Cannabis Use Disorder and Post-Deployment Suicide Attempts in Iraq/Afghanistan-Era Veterans.

PMID 29952737
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Pain Intensity and Pain Interference in Male and Female Iraq/Afghanistan-era Veterans.

PMID 31253239
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A mobile app for patients and those who care about them: A case study for veterans with PTSD + anger

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Relationship between traumatic brain injury history and recent suicidal ideation in Iraq/Afghanistan-era veterans.

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Posttraumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain Injury: Sex differences in veterans.

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Patient-Informed Treatment Development of Behavioral Smoking Cessation for People With Schizophrenia.

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Cigarette smoking rates among veterans: Association with rurality and psychiatric disorders.

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Anger, social support, and suicide risk in U.S. military veterans.

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Why do trauma survivors become depressed? Testing the behavioral model of depression in a nationally representative sample.

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Posttraumatic Safety Behaviors: Characteristics and Associations With Symptom Severity in Two Samples

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A Comparison of Group Anger Management Treatments for Combat Veterans With PTSD: Results From a Quasi-Experimental Trial

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The association of resilience on psychiatric, substance use, and physical health outcomes in combat trauma-exposed military service members and veterans.

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Behavioral and Health Outcomes Associated With Deployment and Nondeployment Acquisition of Traumatic Brain Injury in Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans.

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Wall/Object Punching: An Important but Under-Recognized Form of Nonsuicidal Self-Injury.

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Psychosocial Risk Factors and Other Than Honorable Military Discharge: Providing Healthcare to Previously Ineligible Veterans.

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Examination of the indirect effects of combat exposure on suicidal behavior in veterans.

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Chronic Pain, TBI, and PTSD in Military Veterans: A Link to Suicidal Ideation and Violent Impulses?

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Informing Federal Policy on Firearm Restrictions for Veterans with Fiduciaries: Risk Indicators in the Post-Deployment Mental Health Study.

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The Association Between Alcohol Consumption, Lifetime Alcohol Use Disorder, and Psychiatric Distress Among Male and Female Veterans.

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Effects of social support and resilient coping on violent behavior in military veterans.

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Risk factors for concurrent suicidal ideation and violent impulses in military veterans.

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Characterizing anger-related affect in individuals with posttraumatic stress disorder using ecological momentary assessment.

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Disentangling the link between posttraumatic stress disorder and violent behavior: Findings from a nationally representative sample.

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Association of posttraumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury with aggressive driving in Iraq and Afghanistan combat veterans.

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Homelessness and money management in military veterans

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Brain Structural Covariance Network Topology in Remitted Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.

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Neuropsychological correlates of self-reported impulsivity and informant-reported maladaptive behaviour among veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury history.

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Does Deployment-Related Military Sexual Assault Interact with Combat Exposure to Predict Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Female Veterans?

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Promoting mental health recovery and improving clinical assessment using video technology.

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Sleep quality in returning veterans: The influence of mild traumatic brain injury.

PMID 28703617
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Self-Reported Pain in Male and Female Iraq/Afghanistan-Era Veterans: Associations with Psychiatric Symptoms and Functioning.

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Improving Mental Health Treatment Utilization in Military Veterans: Examining the Effects of Perceived Need for Care and Social Support.

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Cannabis use disorder and suicide attempts in Iraq/Afghanistan-era veterans.

PMID 28129565
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An Investigation of Treatment Engagement Among Returning Veterans With Problematic Anger.

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Nonsuicidal self-injury and interpersonal violence in U.S. veterans seeking help for posttraumatic stress disorder.

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Sociocultural discourse in science: Flawed assumptions and bias in the CLASH model.

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Traumatic Brain Injury in Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans: New Results From a National Random Sample Study.

PMID 28121256
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Risk of Recidivism Among Justice-Involved Veterans: A Systematic Review of the Literature

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A Randomized Clinical Trial of a Money Management Intervention for Veterans With Psychiatric Disabilities.

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Sexual revictimization among Iraq and Afghanistan war era veterans.

PMID 27149409
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Beyond mental illness: Targeting stronger and more direct pathways to violence

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Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Hostile Cognitions, and Aggression in Iraq/Afghanistan Era Veterans.

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An exploratory pilot investigation of neurosteroids and self-reported pain in female Iraq/Afghanistan-era Veterans.

PMID 27533747
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Functional correlates of military sexual assault in male veterans.

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Effect of genetic variation in the nicotinic receptor genes on risk for posttraumatic stress disorder.

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Longitudinal Predictors of Criminal Arrest After Traumatic Brain Injury: Results From the Traumatic Brain Injury Model System National Database.

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Drug use and childhood-, military- and post-military trauma exposure among women and men veterans.

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The prevalence of posttraumatic stress disorder in Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom (OEF/OIF) Veterans: a meta-analysis.

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Surveying treatment preferences in U.S. Iraq-Afghanistan Veterans with PTSD symptoms: a step toward veteran-centered care.

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The factor structure of psychiatric comorbidity among Iraq/Afghanistan-era veterans and its relationship to violence, incarceration, suicide attempts, and suicidality.

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Training directors' self-assessment of forensic education within residency training.

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Personality assessment inventory internalizing and externalizing structure in veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder: associations with aggression.

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No association between RORA polymorphisms and PTSD in two independent samples.

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Pastoral care use among post-9/11 veterans who screen positive for mental health problems.

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Screening for violence risk in military veterans: predictive validity of a brief clinical tool.

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The impact of social support on psychological distress for U.S. Afghanistan/Iraq era veterans with PTSD and other psychiatric diagnoses.

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Violence, suicide, and all-cause mortality.

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Protective mechanisms and prevention of violence and aggression in veterans.

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PTSD symptoms and family versus stranger violence in Iraq and Afghanistan veterans.

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Alcohol misuse and psychological resilience among U.S. Iraq and Afghanistan era veterans.

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Beyond sensors: Reading patients through caregivers and context

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Violent behaviour and post-traumatic stress disorder in US Iraq and Afghanistan veterans.

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Why Financial Literacy Matters After Returning Home from War: Reducing Veteran Homelessness by Improving Money Management

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Homelessness and money mismanagement in Iraq and Afghanistan veterans.

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Self-report and longitudinal predictors of violence in Iraq and Afghanistan war era veterans.

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Personality disorders at the interface of psychiatry and the law: legal use and clinical classification.

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Are Iraq and Afghanistan veterans using mental health services? New data from a national random-sample survey.

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A 3-year longitudinal study examining the effect of resilience on suicidality in veterans.

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A recovery-oriented money management intervention.

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Criminal justice involvement, trauma, and negative affect in Iraq and Afghanistan war era veterans.

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Consumer perspectives on genetic testing for psychiatric disorders: the attitudes of veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder and their families.

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Protective factors and risk modification of violence in Iraq and Afghanistan War veterans.

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Financial well-being and postdeployment adjustment among Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans.

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An examination of general aggression and intimate partner violence in women with posttraumatic stress disorder.

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Building a bridge of trust: collaborative assessment with a person with serious mental illness.

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Clinical decision-making about inpatient violence risk at admission to a public-sector acute psychiatric hospital.

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Writing for the US federal courts

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A conceptually based scale to measure consumers' treatment motivation

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Money management, mental health, and psychiatric disability: a recovery-oriented model for improving financial skills.

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Correlates of anger and hostility in Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans.

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Improving risk assessment of violence among military veterans: an evidence-based approach for clinical decision-making.

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Medication preferences and adherence among individuals with severe mental illness and psychiatric advance directives.

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Autonomy and the use of directive intervention in the treatment of individuals with serious mental illnesses: A survey of social work practitioners

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The intricate link between violence and mental disorder: results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions.

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The expert consensus guideline series: adherence problems in patients with serious and persistent mental illness.

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Reducing barriers to completing psychiatric advance directives.

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Access to medical care among persons with psychotic and major affective disorders.

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Comparison of antipsychotic medication effects on reducing violence in people with schizophrenia.

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Alternative pathways to violence in persons with schizophrenia: the role of childhood antisocial behavior problems.

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Social workers' familiarity with psychiatric advance directives: Implications for education, practice, and research

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Caseworker assessments of risk for recurrent maltreatment: association with case-specific risk factors and re-reports.

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Caregivers as money managers for adults with severe mental illness: how treatment providers can help.

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Assessing risk of violent behavior among veterans with severe mental illness.

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Front line workers' attitudes towards psychiatric advance directives.

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Psychiatric advance directives and reduction of coercive crisis interventions.

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Characteristics of representative payeeship involving families of beneficiaries with psychiatric disabilities.

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EFFECTIVELY IMPLEMENTING PSYCHIATRIC ADVANCE DIRECTIVES TO PROMOTE SELF-DETERMINATION OF TREATMENT AMONG PEOPLE WITH MENTAL ILLNESS.

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Effect of patients' reasons for refusing treatment on implementing psychiatric advance directives.

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Healthcare barriers among severely mentally ill homeless adults: evidence from the five-site health and risk study.

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Competence to complete psychiatric advance directives: effects of facilitated decision making.

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The impact of perceived need for treatment on risk of arrest and violence among people with severe mental illness

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Overriding psychiatric advance directives: factors associated with psychiatrists' decisions to preempt patients' advance refusal of hospitalization and medication.

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Understanding the personal and clinical utility of psychiatric advance directives: a qualitative perspective.

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Decisional competence to complete psychiatric advance directives

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The relationship between mandated community treatment and perceived barriers to care in persons with severe mental illness.

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Facilitated psychiatric advance directives: a randomized trial of an intervention to foster advance treatment planning among persons with severe mental illness.

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Treatment engagement and violence risk in mental disorders.

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Clinicians' attitudes regarding barriers to the implementation of psychiatric advance directives.

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A national study of violent behavior in persons with schizophrenia.

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Clinical decision making and views about psychiatric advance directives.

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Patient preferences for psychiatric advance directives

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Psychiatric advance directives among public mental health consumers in five U.S. cities: prevalence, demand, and correlates.

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Superseding psychiatric advance directives: ethical and legal considerations.

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The effects of early sexual abuse on adult risky sexual behaviors among persons with severe mental illness.

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Medication nonadherence and substance abuse in psychotic disorders: impact of depressive symptoms and social stability.

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Family representative payeeship and violence risk in severe mental illness.

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Clinical Decision Making About Psychopathy and Violence Risk Assessment in Public Sector Mental Health Settings

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The effects of race and criminal justice involvement on access to atypical antipsychotic medications among persons with schizophrenia.

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Perceived fairness and effectiveness of leveraged community treatment among public mental health consumers in five U.S. cities

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Psychiatrists’ views and attitudes about psychiatric advance directives

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Consumer views of representative payee use of disability funds to leverage treatment adherence.

PMID 15637191
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A comparison of stigmatizing attitudes toward persons with schizophrenia in four stakeholder groups: perceived likelihood of violence and desire for social distance.

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Psychiatric advance directives: Practical, legal, and ethical issues

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Reducing violence risk in persons with schizophrenia: olanzapine versus risperidone.

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Consumers' perceptions of the fairness and effectiveness of mandated community treatment and related pressures.

PMID 15232017
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Use of psychotropic medications by youths in therapeutic foster care and group homes.

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Effectiveness of atypical antipsychotic medications in reducing violent behavior among persons with schizophrenia in community-based treatment.

PMID 15176758
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Effects of legal mechanisms on perceived coercion and treatment adherence among persons with severe mental illness.

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Characteristics of third-party money management for persons with psychiatric disabilities.

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The impact of community notification laws on sex offender treatment attitudes.

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Involuntary outpatient commitment and homelessness in persons with severe mental illness.

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Psychiatric disability, the use of financial leverage, and perceived coercion in mental health services

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Psychiatric advance directives: A survey of persons with schizophrenia, family members, and treatment providers

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Attempted suicide by cop: a case study of traumatic brain injury and the insanity defense.

PMID 12570227
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Documentation of violence risk information in psychiatric hospital patient charts: an empirical examination.

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Effects of involuntary outpatient commitment on subjective quality of life in persons with severe mental illness.

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Perceived relevance of factors for violence risk assessment: A survey of clinicians

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The process of violence risk assessment: A review of descriptive research

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Hierarchical classification and the integration of self-structure in late adolescence.

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Judgments of dangerousness: Are sex offenders assessed differently than civil psychiatric patients?

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Gender and perceptions of dangerousness in civil psychiatric patients

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The role of serotonin in violence and schizophrenia: Implications for risk assessment

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Applications of therapeutic jurisprudence in rehabilitation for people with severe and disabling mental illness.

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From the psychiatric hospital to the community: integrating conditional release and contingency management.

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The psychiatric hospital and therapeutic jurisprudence: applying the law to promote mental health.

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Cognitive Rehabilitation With Mobile Technology and Social Support for Veterans With TBI and PTSD: A Randomized Clinical Trial.

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