Past GAP Reports

 Report No.  Year Title Committee

1

1947

Shock Therapy

Therapy

2

1948

The Psychiatric Social Worker In the Psychiatric Hospital

Psychiatric Social Work

3

1948

Report on Medical Education

Medical Education

4

1948

Commitment Procedures

Forensic Psychiatry

5

1948

Public Psychiatric Hospitals

Hospitals

6

1948

Research on Prefrontal Lobotomy

Research

7

1949

Statistics Pertinent to Psychiatry In the United States

Hospitals

8

1949

An Outline for Evaluations of a Community Program in Mental Hygiene

Cooperation with Lay Groups

9

1949

The Relation of Clinical Psychology To Psychiatry

Clinical Psychology

10

1950

Psychiatrically Deviated Sex Offenders

Forensic Psychiatry

11

1950

The Position of Psychiatrists in the Field of International Relations

International Relations

12

1950

Basic Concepts in Child Psychiatry

Child Psychiatry

13

1950

The Social Responsibility of Psychiatry: A Statement of Orientation

Social Issues

14

1950

The Problem of the Aged Patient in the Public Psychiatry Hospital

Hospitals

15

1950

Revised Electro-Shock Therapy Report

Therapy

16

1950

Psychiatric Social Work in the Psychiatric Clinic

Psychiatry and Social Work

17

1951

The Role of Psychiatrists in Colleges and Universities

Academic Education

18

1951

Promotion of Mental Health in the Primary and Secondary Schools: An Evaluation of Four Projects

Preventive Psychiatry

19

1951

Introduction to the Psychiatric Aspects Of Civil Defense

Governmental Agencies

20

1951

The Application of Psychiatry to Industry

Psychiatry in Industry

21

1952

The Contribution of Child Psychiatry to Pediatric Training and Practice

Child Psychiatry

22

1952

The Psychiatric Nurse in the Mental Hospital

Psychiatric Nursing Committee on Hospitals

23

1953

Outline to Be Used as a Guide to the Evaluation of Treatment in a Public Psychiatric Hospital

Hospitals

24

1954

Control and Treatment of Tuberculosis in Mental Hospitals

Hospitals

25

1954

Collaborative Research in Psychopathology

Psychopathology

26

1954

Criminal Responsibility and Psychiatric Expert Testimony

Psychiatry and Law

27

1954

Integration and Conflict in Family Behavior(Reissued in 1968 as No. 27A)

Family

28

1954

The Use of Psychiatrists in Government in Relation to International Problems

International Relations

29

1954

The Psychiatrist in Mental Health Education

Public Education

30

1954

Report on Homosexuality With Particular Emphasis on This Problem in Governmental Agencies

Governmental Agencies

31

1955

Trends and Issues in Psychiatric Residency Programs

Medical Education

32

1955

Considerations on Personality Development in College Students

College Student

33

1955

Therapeutic Use of the Self(A Concept for Teaching Patient Care)

Psychiatric Nursing

34

1956

The Consultant Psychiatrist in a Family Service Agency

Psychiatry and Social Work

35

1956

The Psychiatrist in Mental Health Education: Suggestions on Collaboration with Teachers

Public Education

36

1957

The Person with Epilepsy at Work

Psychiatry in Industry

37

1957

Psychiatric Aspects of School Desegregation

Social Issues

37A

1960

Emotional Aspects of School Desegregation(an Abbreviated and less technical Version of Report No. 37)

Social Issues

38

1958

The Diagnostic Process in Child Psychiatry

Child Psychiatry

39

1958

The Psychiatrist’s Interest in Leisure-Time Activities

Public Education

40

1958

Small Group Teaching in Psychiatry for Medical Students

Medical Education

41

1958

Working Abroad:  A Discussion of Psychological Attitudes and Adaptation in New Situations

International Relations

42

1959

Some Observations on Controls in Psychiatric Research

Research

43

1959

Basic Considerations in Mental Retardation:  A Preliminary Report

Mental Retardation

44

1960

The Psychiatrist and His Roles in a Mental Health Association

Public Education

45

1960

Confidentiality and Privileged Communication in the Practice of Psychiatry

Psychiatry and Law

46

1960

Administration of the Public Psychiatric Hospital

Hospitals

47

1960

Preventive Psychiatry in the Armed Forces:  With Some Implications For Civilian Use

Governmental Agencies

48

1960

Psychiatry and Religion:  Some Steps Toward Mutual Understanding and Usefulness

Psychiatry and Religion

49

1961

Reports in Psychotherapy:  Initial Interviews

Therapy

50

1961

Problems of Estimating Changes in Frequency of Mental Disorders

Preventive Psychiatry

51

1961

Toward Therapeutic Care:  A Guide for Those Who Work With the Mentally Ill

Therapeutic Care

52

1962

The College Experience:  A Focus for Psychiatric Research

College Student

53

1962

Psychiatrists as Teachers in Schools of Social Work     

Psychiatry and Social Work                                                                    

54

1962

The Preclinical Teaching of Psychiatry

Medical Education

55

1963

Public Relations:  A Responsibility of the Mental Hospital Administrator

Hospitals

56

1963

Mental Retardation:  A Family Crisis The Therapeutic Role of the Physician

Mental Retardation

57

1964

Psychiatric Aspects of the Prevention of Nuclear War

Social Issues

58

1964

Medical Practice and Psychiatry: The Impact of Changing Demands

Public Education

59

1965

Psychiatry and the Aged:  An Introductory Approach

Aging

60

1965

Sex and the College Student

College Student

61

1966

Laws Governing Hospitalization of the Mentally Ill

Psychiatry and Law

62

1966

Psychopathological Disorders in Childhood:  Theoretical Considerations and a Proposed Classification

Child Psychiatry

63

1966

Psychiatric Research and the Assessment of Change

Research

64

1967

Education for Community Psychiatry

Medical Education

65

1967

The Recruitment and Training of the Research Psychiatrist

Psychopathology

66

1967

Mild Mental Retardation:  A Growing Challenge to the Physician

Mental Retardation

67

1968

The Psychic Function of Religion Mental Illness and Health in  Part 2

Psychiatry and Religion

68

1968

Normal Adolescence  Part 2  Part 3

Adolescence

69

1968

The Dimensions of Community Psychiatry

Preventive Psychiatry

70

1968

The Nonpsychotic Alcoholic Patient and The Mental Hospital

Mental Health Services

71

1969

On Psychotherapy and Casework

Psychiatry and Social Work

72

1969

Crisis in Psychiatric Hospitalization

Therapeutic Care

73

1969

Psychotherapy and the Dual Research Tradition

Therapy

74

1969

The Psychiatrist and Public Issues

International Relations

75         

1969

The Right to Abortion: A Psychiatric View

Psychiatry and Law

76

1970

The Case History Method in the Study of Family Process

Family

77

1970

Toward Therapeutic Care(2nd Edition-R-51 rev.)

Therapeutic Care

78

1970

The Field of Family Therapy

Family

79

1970

Toward a Public Policy on Mental Health of the Elderly

Aging

80

1970

Drug Misuse:  A Psychiatric View of a Modern Dilemma

Mental Health Services

81

1971

The Aged and Community Mental Health: A Guide to Program Development

Aging

82

1972

Crisis in Child Mental Health: A Critical Assessment

Ad Hoc Committee

83

1973

The VIP With Psychiatric Impairment

Governmental Agencies

84

1973

The Joys and Sorrows of Parenthood

Public Education

85

1973

The Welfare System and Mental Health

Psychiatry and Social Work

86

1973

Humane Reproduction

Preventive Psychiatry

87

1973

From Diagnosis to Treatment:  An Approach to Treatment Planning for the Emotionally Disturbed Child

Child Psychiatry

88

1973

Assessment of Sexual Function: A Guide to Interviewing

Medical Education

89

1974

Misuse of Psychiatry in the Criminal Courts:  Competency to Stand Trial

Psychiatry and Law

90

1974

Problems of Psychiatric Leadership

Therapy

91

1974

The Community Worker:  A Response to Human Need

Therapeutic Care

92

1975

The Educated Woman:  Prospects and Problems

College Student

93

1975

Pharmacotherapy and Psychotherapy: Paradoxes, Problems and Progress

Research

94          

1975

The Psychiatrist and Pubic Community

Psychiatry and the Welfare Agencies

95          

1975

The Effect of the Method of Payment on Mental Health Care Practice

Governmental Agencies

96

1976

Recertification:  A Look at the Issues

Ad hoc Committee on Recertification

97

1977

Mysticism:  Spiritual Quest or Psychic Disorder?

Psychiatry and Religion

98

1977

Psychiatry and Sex Psychopath Legislation:  The 30s to the 80s

Psychiatry and Law

99

1977

What Price Compensation?

Psychiatry in Industry

100

1978

Psychotherapy and Its Financial Feasibility Within the National Health Care System

Therapy

101

1978

Power and Authority in Adolescence: The Origins and Resolutions of Intergenerational Conflict

Adolescence

102

1978

The Chronic Mental Patient in the Community

Psychiatry and the Community

103

1978

Self-Involvement in the Middle East Conflict

International Relations

104

1979

Psychiatric Consultation in Mental Retardation

Mental Retardation

105

1980

Mental Health and Primary Medical Care

Preventive Psychiatric

106

1980

Divorce, Child Custody and the Family

Family

107

1981

INTERFACES:  A Communications Casebook for Mental Health Decision Makers

Mental Health Services

108

1982

A Survival Manual for Medical Students

Medical Education

109

1982

Job Loss – A Psychiatric Perspective

Psychiatry in Industry

110

1982

The Positive Aspects of Long Term Hospitalization in the Public Sector for Chronic Psychiatric Patients

Psychopathology

111

1982

The Process of Child Therapy

Child Psychiatry

112

1982

The Child and Television Drama

Social Issues

113

1983

Community Psychiatry:  Psychiatry and the A Reappraisal Community

114

1983

Mental Health and Aging:  Approaches to Curriculum Development

Aging

115

1983

Friends and Lovers in the College Years

College Student

116

1984

Research and the Complex Causality of the Schizophrenias  

Research

117

1985

The Family, the Patient, and the Psychiatric Hospital:  Toward a New Model

Family

118

1986

Crises of Adolescence - Teenage Pregnancy:  Impact on Adolescent Development

Adolescence

119

1986

A Family Affair:  Helping Families Cope with Mental Illness - A Guide for the Professions

Psychiatry and the Community

120

1986

Teaching Psychotherapy in Contemporary Psychiatric Residency Training

Therapy

121

1987

Interactive Fit:  A Guide to Nonpsychotic Chronic Patients

Psychopathology

122

1987

Psychiatry and the Mental Health Professionals:  New Roles for Changing Times

Governmental Agencies

123

1987

Us and Them:  The Psychology Ethnonationalism

International Relations

124

1987

Speaking Out for Psychiatry A Handbook for Involvement With the Mass Media

Public Education

125

1988

The Psychiatric Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease

Aging

126

1989

How Old is Enough?:  The Ages of Rights and Responsibilities

Child Psychiatry

127

1989

Psychiatric Prevention and the Family Life Cycle:  Risk Reduction by Frontline Practitioners

Preventive Psychiatry

128

1989

Suicide and Ethnicity in the United States

Cultural Psychiatry

129

1990

A Casebook in Psychiatric Ethics

Medical Education

130

1990

Psychotherapy with College Students

College Students

131

1991

The Mental Health Professional And the Legal System

Psychiatry and Law

132

1992

Leaders and Followers:  A Psychiatric Perspective on Religious Cults

Psychiatry and Religion

133

1992

Psychotherapy in the Future

Therapy

134

1992

Beyond Symptom Suppression: Improving Long-Term Outcomes of Schizophrenia

Psychopathology

135

1993

Caring for People With Physical Impairment:  The Journey Back

Handicaps

136

1993

Resident’s Guide to Treatment of People With Chronic Mental Illness

Psychiatry and the Community

137

1994

Forced Into Treatment:  The Role of Coercion in Clinical Practice

Government Policy

138

1994

Introduction to Occupational Psychiatry

Psychiatry in Industry

139

1995

Mental Health in Remote Rural Developing Areas:  Concepts and Cases

Therapeutic Care

140

1996

Adolescent Suicide

Adolescence

141

1996

Psychotherapy Is Worth It:  A Comprehensive Review of Its Cost Effectiveness

Psychotherapy

142

1998

Disaster Psychiatry: Readiness, Evaluation, and Treatment

Disaster and Terrorism

143

1999

In the Long Run  . Longitude Studies of Psychopathology in Children

Child Psychiatry

144

2000

Homosexuality and the Mental Health Professionals

Human Sexuality

2000

Now That We are Listening:  Psychiatrists Report on Letters to Dear Abby from People With Schrizophrenia

Psychiatry & Community

145

2002

Cultural Assessment in Clinical Psychiatry

Cultural Psychiatry

2005

Stalking:  A Psychiatric Perspective

Psychiatry and Law

2010

Hidden Impact What You Need to Know For The Next Disaster A Practical Mental Health Guide for Clinicians Jones & Bartlett, Sudbury, MA

Disasters and Terrorism

 

2011

Disaster Psychiatry:  Readiness, Evaluation and Treatment Stoddard FJ, Pandya A, Katz CL (Eds).  Translated into Japanese, Korean and Chinese APPI, Washington DC

2012

Careers A Brainwise Guide to Finding Fulfillment at Work Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry, Dallas, TX

Work and Organizations

2015

Overview of the Social Determinants of Mental Health and Mental Illness, in    The Social Determinants of Mental Health Compton MT, Shim RS (Eds.) Washington, DC American Psychiatric Publishing, 1-21

Prevention

2016

People with Mental Illness in the Criminal Justice System Answering A Cry For Help American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc., Washington, DC

Psychiatry & Community

2016

Brief Intervention for Psychosis: A Clinical Compendium Springer Publishers, New York, NY

Child Psychiatry  

2018

Family Murder Pathologies of Love and Hate American Psychiatric Association Publishing, Washington, DC

Psychiatry & the Law

2018

Psychiatry of Workplace Dysfunction Oxford University Press, New York, New York

Work & Organizations

2019

From Courtroom to Clinic: Legal Cases that Changed Mental Health Practice Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK

Psychiatry & the Law


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