Research Funding and Resource Manual
Mental Health and Addictive Disorders
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|Format:||Hardback, 552 pages|
|Other Information: ||index|
|Published In: ||United States, 01 September 1995|
The Research Funding and Resource Manual: Mental Health and Addictive Disorders, is a compendium of information on where and how to get funding for mental health and addictive disorders research. This manual contains a comprehensive listing of funding sources available to junior and senior researchers in psychiatry, psychology, neuroscience, and behavioral sciences. It addresses a broad array of topics to assist investigators and trainees in developing resources to support research projects and career development activities and in responding to science policy issues. The manual contains unique information about grant writing and the grants process, research training, research ethics, and animal research, as well as lists of federal, state, and industry research contacts. It also contains detailed descriptions and publication policies for over 120 scientific journals. Each chapter includes narrative information related to research and policy issues, as well as comprehensive resource sections.
Table of Contents
Introduction. The ¬anatomy¬ of research funding of mental illness and addictive disorders. Successful research grant applications. Federal funding and psychiatric research. Foundations and nonprofit research support. Research capacities and activities of state mental health agencies. Industry and academia collaboration in psychiatric research. Research opportunities in child and adolescent mental disorders. Aging and psychiatric research. How to publish in the scientific literature. Issues in psychiatric research training. Research ethics and human subject issues. Animal-based research and the animal rights movement. Influencing the political agenda on behalf of psychiatric research. Appendix A: National Institutes of Health (NIH) extramural AIDS contacts. Appendix B: National Institutes of Health (NIH) Health and Behavior Coordinating Committee. Appendix C: Federal health services research contacts. Appendix D: Federal sleep research contacts. Appendix E: Federal contacts on women¬s health issues. Appendix F: Federal neuroscience research contacts. Index.
About the Author
Harold Alan Pincus, M.D., is Professor and Executive Vice Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry in the Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and Senior Scientist and Director of RAND at the University of Pittsburgh Health Research Institute in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
"This book provides comprehensive and clear guides and references. Not only researchers will find this book valuable. Anyone wanting to know the functions of many federal agencies and foundations will find this book answers many questions."-- "Washington Psychiatry"
|Publisher: ||American Psychiatric Press Inc.|
|Dimensions: ||23.65 x 16.05 x 3.4 centimeters (0.91 kg)|