Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services

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Letters to the Editor 

Letters to the Editor

  • Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services. 2006;44(12):8-9
  • Posted December 1, 2006

Abstract

SELF-HARM A WESTERN PROBLEM?

To the Editor:
The article “The Needs of Adolescent Girls who Self-Harm” by Kimberly Cerdorian, RN, MA, LPC (August 2005, Vol. 43, No. 8, pp. 40-46) is excellent. [Click the PDF icon for more.]

SUICIDE & DOCUMENTATION: A MUST-READ (with reply)

To the Editor:
Diana Garbarino has contributed a timely and well-done article on a critically important topic that usually only gets attention when it is too late (“Suicide and Documentation: Don’t Let the Pen Kill Your Career,” July 2006, Vol. 44, No. 7, pp. 18-24). [Click the PDF icon for more.]

To the Editor:
Thank you for placing this timely article in the Journal (“Suicide and Documentation: Don’t Let the Pen Kill Your Career,” by Diana Garbarino, BSN, RN, July 2006, Vol. 44, No. 7, pp. 18-24). [Click the PDF icon for more.]

To the Editor:
I’m curious as to why newer antipsychotic and antimanic agents were not included in the treatment sections of the article by Diana Garbarino, BSN, RN (“Suicide and Documentation: Don’t Let the Pen Kill Your Career,” July 2006, Vol. 44, No. 7, pp. 18-24). [Click the PDF icon for more.]

FINANCIAL INDEPENDENCE LINKED TO RECOVERY

To the Editor:
The asset-building, financial self-management service model (“Asset-Building, Financial Self-Management Service Model: Piecing Together Consumer Financial Independence,” by Margaret Swarbrick, PhD, OTR, CPRP, October 2006, Vol. 44, No. 10, pp. 22-26) has great potential and, by all purposes, appears to be a very viable link to recovery and self-sufficiency for many mentally ill consumers in the United States. [Click the PDF icon for more.]

LANGUAGE AND DISCRIMINATION

To the Editor:
As a therapist and a recovering person (almost 18 years), I enjoyed Dr. Smoyak’s editorial “Pecking Orders, Social Permits, and Reverse Discrimination” (May 2006, Vol. 44, No. 5, pp. 6-7). [Click the PDF icon for more.]

Abstract

SELF-HARM A WESTERN PROBLEM?

To the Editor:
The article “The Needs of Adolescent Girls who Self-Harm” by Kimberly Cerdorian, RN, MA, LPC (August 2005, Vol. 43, No. 8, pp. 40-46) is excellent. [Click the PDF icon for more.]

SUICIDE & DOCUMENTATION: A MUST-READ (with reply)

To the Editor:
Diana Garbarino has contributed a timely and well-done article on a critically important topic that usually only gets attention when it is too late (“Suicide and Documentation: Don’t Let the Pen Kill Your Career,” July 2006, Vol. 44, No. 7, pp. 18-24). [Click the PDF icon for more.]

To the Editor:
Thank you for placing this timely article in the Journal (“Suicide and Documentation: Don’t Let the Pen Kill Your Career,” by Diana Garbarino, BSN, RN, July 2006, Vol. 44, No. 7, pp. 18-24). [Click the PDF icon for more.]

To the Editor:
I’m curious as to why newer antipsychotic and antimanic agents were not included in the treatment sections of the article by Diana Garbarino, BSN, RN (“Suicide and Documentation: Don’t Let the Pen Kill Your Career,” July 2006, Vol. 44, No. 7, pp. 18-24). [Click the PDF icon for more.]

FINANCIAL INDEPENDENCE LINKED TO RECOVERY

To the Editor:
The asset-building, financial self-management service model (“Asset-Building, Financial Self-Management Service Model: Piecing Together Consumer Financial Independence,” by Margaret Swarbrick, PhD, OTR, CPRP, October 2006, Vol. 44, No. 10, pp. 22-26) has great potential and, by all purposes, appears to be a very viable link to recovery and self-sufficiency for many mentally ill consumers in the United States. [Click the PDF icon for more.]

LANGUAGE AND DISCRIMINATION

To the Editor:
As a therapist and a recovering person (almost 18 years), I enjoyed Dr. Smoyak’s editorial “Pecking Orders, Social Permits, and Reverse Discrimination” (May 2006, Vol. 44, No. 5, pp. 6-7). [Click the PDF icon for more.]

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