In the introduction to a special section of Psychoanalytic Psychology, Dr. Christina Biedermann (2014) outlines the purpose of a recent conference focused on war trauma and its treatments. The goals of the conference were to learn more about the experiences of soldiers and veterans; regain a relationship with them; and consider what they might need of clinicians, researchers, policymakers, and citizens.
The Textbook of Hospital Psychiatry, written by 70 national experts and clinical specialists, covers a wide range of clinical and administrative topics central to today’s practice of hospital psychiatry.
In 1992, the Austen Riggs Center began to a multi-dimensional research study which followed 226 newly admitted patients. The study investigated many basic questions, including: Do chronically suicidal patients fully recover, and if so, how?