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Philip Leaf, Ph.D.

Philip Leaf, Ph.D.

  • Joint Appointment in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences



  • Joint Appointment in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Departments / Divisions

Research & Publications

Research Summary

My current research focuses on effectiveness, dissemination, and practice research and the factors that facilitate or inhibit the adoption of effective preventive or clinical practices for children and adolescents.  Particular emphasis is placed on identifying opportunities outside of psychiatric settings for reducing the incidence, prevalence, and disability associated with common mental disorders.

Selected Publications

Leaf, P.J.  A Systems Perspective on Prevention, CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY REVIEW 1999 June; 19(4): 403-013. 

Owens, P.L., Hoagwood, K., Horwitz, S.M., Leaf, PJ., Poduska, J.M., Kellam, S.G., Ialongo, N.S.  Barriers to ChildrenÆs Mental Health Services. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRY, 2002; June, 41(6): 731-38.

Horwitz SM, Hoagwood K, Stiffman AR, Summerfeld T, Weisz JR, Costello EJ, Rost K, Gean DL, Cottler L., Leaf PJ, Roper M, Norquist G.: Reliabilty of the services assessment for children an adolescents.  PSYCHIATRIC SERVICES, 2001; Aug; 52 (8):1088-94.

Kessler RC, Berglund PA, Bruce ML, Koch JR, Laska EM, Leaf PJ, Manderscheid RW, Rosenheck RA, Walters EE, Wang PS (2001): The Prevalence and Correlates of Untreated Serious Mental Illness HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH, 2001; Dec; 36 (6 Pt 1):987-1007.

Kessler RC, Berglund PA, Walters EE, Leaf PJ, Kouzis AC, Bruce ML, Friedman RB, Grosser RC, Kennedy C, Kuehnel TG, Laska EM, Manderscheid RW, Narrow WE, Rosenheck RA, Schneier M. A Methodology for Estimating the 12-Month Prevalence of Serious Mental Illness.  R.W. Manderscheid and M.J. Henderson (Eds.), pp 99-109. CMHS, Mental Health United States, 1998.

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