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Psychological Treatment of Mental Illness

Research Strategies and Design

  • Robert J. Daly
  • E. Alfred Sand
Conference proceedings

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XI
  2. D. von Zerssen, H.-J. Möller, U. Baumann
    Pages 1-19
  3. M. M. Fichter, W. Keeser
    Pages 77-92
  4. P. Tienari
    Pages 110-118
  5. B. Samuel-Lajeunesse, M. Agathon
    Pages 133-137
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 153-155

About these proceedings

Introduction

The group of European Medical Research Councils (EMRC) was formed in 1971 by the medical research councils or equivalent organizations in Western Europe and became a Standing Committee of the European Science Foundation in 1975. The aims of the EMRC are to exchange information on research policies and to initiate and stimulate international cooperation in biomedical research. Research on mental illness is one of the areas of special im­ portance identified by the EMRC. Having surveyed the activities of its member organizations in mental illness research the EMRC decided in 1978 to set up a study group in order to promote European collaboration on research needed in this field. It was decided that emphasis should be on research on treatment and on the evaluation of treatment. The group prepared a proposal to the EMRC which suggested organizing small workshops with the participation of two or three research workers from each member country as well as from organizations with observer status in the EMRC such as they WHO and the National Institutes of Health in the United States. The members of the Study Group nominated by the EMRC are at present Professors E. Anttinen (Finland), R. Daly (Ireland), T. Helgason (Iceland; chairman), H. Hippius (Federal Republic of Germany), and E. A. Sand (Belgium), and Dr. R. Sadoun (France).

Keywords

Anorexia nervosa compliance depression psychotherapy schizophrenia suicide therapy

Editors and affiliations

  • Robert J. Daly
    • 1
  • E. Alfred Sand
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PsychiatryCork Regional HospitalWilton, CorkIreland
  2. 2.Laboratoire d’Epidémiologie et de Médecine Sociale, Ecole de Santé PubliqueUniversité Libre de BruxellesBruxellesBelgium

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-72540-1
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1987
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-72542-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-72540-1
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