October 2008 Attention References



Promising Practices: "Brainology: Using Lessons from Basic Neuroscience," by Mark Katz, PhD

Blackwell, L.S., Trzesniewski, K.H., & Dweck, C.S. (2007). Implicit theories of intelligence predict achievement across an adolescent transition: A longitudinal study and intervention. Child Development, 78(1) 246-263.

Dweck, C.S. (2006). Mindset: The new psychology of success. New York: Random House.

Advocacy in Action: "Mental Health on College Campuses," by Cynthia A. Smith, MS, CAS, JD

Achieving the Promise: Transforming Mental Health Care in America, President’s New Freedom Commission on Mental Health, July 2003, www.mentalhealthcommission.gov.

An Audit of Mental HealthCare at U.S. Colleges and Universities: Focus on Anxiety Disorders, n.d., http://www.adaa.org/Bookstore/Publications/ADAA%20Report%20-%20FINAL%20embargoed.pdf

Friedman, RA, Violence and Mental Illness-How strong is the link.  New England Journal of Medicine. 2006; 355: 2064-2066.

Mental Health on Campus Improvement Act, S.3311, 110th Cong. (2008).

Mental Illness: Facts and Numbers, Oct. 2007, http://www.nami.org/Template.cfm?Section=About_Mental_Illness&Template=/ContentManagement/ContentDisplay.cfm&ContentID=53155

NAMI on Campus: Suicuide Fact Sheet, n.d., http://www.nami.org/ContentManagement/ContentDisplay.cfm?ContentFileID=11532&MicrositeID=0&FusePreview=Yes

National Institute of Mental Health. The numbers count—Mental disorders in America. National Institute of Health, http://www.nimh.nih.gov/publicat/numbers.cfm.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.  Mental Health: A Report of the Surgeon General. Rockville, MD: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Mental Health Services, 1999.

Swanson JW, Swartz MS, Essock SM, et al. The social-environmental context of violent behavior in persons treated for severe mental illness. American Journal of Public Health. 2002; 92: 1523-31.

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