Task Force Reports

 

       

"The findings, opinions, and conclusions of these task force reports do not necessarily represent the views of the officers, trustees, all members of the task force, or all members of the American Psychiatric Association. The views expressed are those of the authors of the individual chapters. Task force reports are considered a substantive contribution of the ongoing analysis and evaluation of problems, programs, issues, and practices in a given area of concern."    APA Operations Manual  

R = Retired, for historical purposes only.

      

 

2009   

Complementary and alternative medicine (not available via APA Library)
Outpatient services for the mentally ill involved in the criminal justice system

2006

Ethical principles and practices for research involving human participants with mental health

2005

Prevention of mental disorders and promotion of mental health

2003

Patient safety and psychiatry
Ethical principles and practices for research involving human participants with mental health
A vision for the mental health system

2002

Psychiatric emergency & crisis services

2001

The practice of electroconvulsive therapy: Recommendations for treatment, training, and privileging (2nd ed.) -- Purchase @ APP
Quality indicators for children -- Purchase @ APP

2000

Psychiatric services in jails and prisons (2nd ed.) -- Purchase @ APP

1999

Dangerous sex offenders -- Purchase @ APP
Quality indicators -- Purchase @ APP
Recommendations on APA/business relationships

1995

On the use of mental health services by minors
Psychiatric services for addicted patients --
Purchase @ APP

1994

DSM-IV sourcebook - Purchase @ APP:
     
Vol. 1 / Vol. 2 / Vol. 3 / Vol. 4 (out-of-stock)
Ethnic minority elderly --
Purchase @ APP

1993

Clinician safety (TFR #33) -- Purchase @ APP
Psychosocial treatment research in psychiatry
Selected models of practice in geriatric psychiatry --
Purchase @ APP
State mental hospitals and the elderly

1992

Consent to voluntary hospitalization (TFR #34)
Day care for early preschool children: implications for the child and family
Psychiatric consultation in schools
Psychosocial treatment research in psychiatry
Selected models of practice in geriatric psychiatry
Tardive dyskinesia (2nd ed.) --
Purchase @ APP
Treating the homeless mentally ill -- Purchase @ APP

1991

Disclosure of psychiatric treatment records in child custody disputes (TFR #31)
State mental hospitals and the elderly
Treating the homeless mentally ill
The use of psychiatric diagnoses in the legal process (TFR #32)

1990

Benzodiazepine dependence, toxicity, and abuse -- Purchase @ APP
Homeless families and children : a psychiatric perspective (Second Interim Report)
The practice of electroconvulsive therapy: Recommendations for treatment, training, and privileging R
Prevention research
Psychiatric services to adult mentally retarded and developmentally disabled persons (TFR #30)
Psychiatrist and the juvenile justice system
Psychiatry and homeless mentally ill persons: General directions for public policypopulation
Quantitative electroencephalography

1989

Cults and new religious movements -- Purchase @ APP
Guidelines for psychiatric practice in staff model health maintenance organizations
Nursing homes and the mentally ill elderly (TFR #28)
Psychiatric services in jails and prisons (TFR #29)
Treatments of psychiatric disorders

1988

Child custody consultation (2nd ed.) 
Guidelines for psychiatric practice in community mental health centers

1987

Involuntary commitment to outpatient treatment (TFR #26)
Sudden death in psychiatric patients: The role of neuroleptic drugs (TFR #27)

1986

Changing family patterns in the United States (TFR #25)
Credentials and privileges for psychiatrists in hospital-based services (TFR #24)
Dexamethasone suppression test: an overview of its current status in psychiatry
An Overview of legal issues in geriatric psychiatry (TFR #23)

1985

Human rights
Seclusion and restraint: the psychiatric uses (TFR #22)
Tricyclic antidepressants--blood level measurements and clinical outcome

1984

Family therapy and psychiatry
The homeless mentally ill
Psychiatry and industry
Psychiatry in the sentencing process

1982

A typology of community residential service (TFR #21)
Child custody consultation
Ethical dimensions of psychiatric intervention in terrorist and hostage situations
Psychosocial aspects of nuclear developments (TFR #20)

1981

1981 White House Conference on Aging
Biofeedback (TFR #19)
Community mental health centers
Private practice representation in the governance of the American Psychiatric Association

1980

Tardive dyskinesia (TFR #18)

1979

Relating environment to mental health and illness: The ecopsychiatric data base (TFR #16)
Survey of mental health services for medical students (TFR #17)
The History of American psychiatry: A teaching and research guide (TFR #15)

1978

Electroconvulsive therapy (TFR #14) R
Professional liability insurance and psychiatric malpractice (TFR #13)
Religion and psychiatry

1977

Problem-oriented system in psychiatry (TFR #12)

1976

Psychiatrist as psychohistorian (TFR #11)

1975

Confidentiality and third parties (TFR #9)
Current status of lithium therapy
Psychiatrists' viewpoints on religion and their services to religious institutions and the ministry (TFR #10)
Psychosocial and cultural determinants of population policy

1974

Clinical aspects of the violent individual (TFR #8)
Intervening in community crises: an introduction for psychiatrists

1973

Behavior therapy in psychiatry (TFR #5)
Megavitamin and orthomolecular therapy in psychiatry (TFR #7)
Methadone maintenance and narcotic blocking drugs
Present and future importance of patterns of private psychiatric practice in the delivery of mental health services (TFR #6)
Social change and the mental health of children

1972

Community mental health centers (TFR #4)

1971

Automation and data processing in psychiatry (TFR #3)

1970

Encounter groups and psychiatry (TFR #1)
Psychiatric education and the primary physician (TFR #2)
Research aspects of community mental health centers