The Role of the Psychiatrist as Advocate

The Role of the Psychiatrist as Advocate There are a number of ways in which a psychiatrist or other mental health professional can advocate for mental health issues. The author uses her own involvement in the Association of Gay and Lesbian Psychiatrists (AGLP) as a way to illustrate the advocacy role. Challenges and accomplishments with respect to that role and the organization’s work are discussed. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Psychiatric Quarterly Springer Journals

The Role of the Psychiatrist as Advocate

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Publisher
Springer US
Copyright
Copyright © 2008 by Springer Science+Business Media, LLC
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Psychiatry; Public Health; Sociology, general
ISSN
0033-2720
eISSN
1573-6709
D.O.I.
10.1007/s11126-008-9073-3
Publisher site
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Abstract

There are a number of ways in which a psychiatrist or other mental health professional can advocate for mental health issues. The author uses her own involvement in the Association of Gay and Lesbian Psychiatrists (AGLP) as a way to illustrate the advocacy role. Challenges and accomplishments with respect to that role and the organization’s work are discussed.

Journal

Psychiatric QuarterlySpringer Journals

Published: Jul 22, 2008

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