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Psychiatric Services Editor Lisa Dixon, M.D., M.P.H., and Podcast Editor and co-host Josh Berezin, M.D., M.S., discuss key aspects of research recently published by Psychiatric Services. Tune in to learn about the latest mental health services research and why it is relevant. Topics include community-based treatment programs, collaborative care, evidence-based treatment and service delivery, criminal and social justice, policy analysis, and more.

Dec 15, 2017

Dr. Dixon and Dr. Berezin discuss person-oriented recovery of individuals with serious mental illnesses, the management of common medical conditions by office-based psychiatrists, and behavioral health care coverage under the Affordable Care Act. Articles may be viewed online at

Nov 15, 2017

Dr. Dixon and Dr. Berezin examine the links between mental illness and child abuse, explore the effects of a police-based crisis intervention program, and look at whether financial incentives promote smoking cessation in a Medicaid population. Articles may be viewed online at
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Oct 16, 2017

Dr. Dixon and Dr. Berezin discuss what policy makers can do regarding fentanyl and the evolving opioid epidemic, explore communication strategies to counter stigma and improve mental illness and substance use disorder policy, and document how the concept of multimorbidity is making its way into clinical...

Aug 15, 2017

Dr. Dixon and Dr. Berezin discuss the controversial practice of outpatient commitment (community treatment orders or assisted outpatient treatment) and its effect on mortality, the use of the ECHO model (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) in providing case-based training for health care providers...