Publications by authors named "Diana Harrison"

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Systems Thinking: From Child and Adolescent Mental Health to Medicine.

J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 2020 08 29;59(8):911-913. Epub 2020 Feb 29.

Solent National Health System (NHS) Trust, Southampton, United Kingdom; Center for Innovation in Mental Health, School of Psychology, Faculty of Environmental and Life Sciences, University of Southampton, United Kingdom; Clinical and Experimental Sciences (CNS and Psychiatry), Faculty of Medicine, University of Southampton, United Kingdom; New York University Child Study Center, New York, New York; Division of Psychiatry and Applied Psychology, School of Medicine, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom. Electronic address:

Explicitly teaching the basic concepts and methods of systemic practice as part of the undergraduate curriculum may allow medical students to gain insights which are crucial, not only to appreciate the essence of child and adolescent mental health, but also to more comprehensively understanding and managing the complexities of patients' presentations and team working in modern medicine, regardless of which specialty they will practice in.
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August 2020

Perspectives on cancer health disparities in West Virginia.

W V Med J 2009 Oct;105 Spec No:60-2

Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center, West Virginia School of Medicine, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, USA.

"Perspectives on Cancer Health Disparities in West Virginia" provides an overview of the factors that lead to health disparities in general, to the burden of breast and other cancers in our state, and highlights the deep-rooted values and characteristics that will help communities and their partners achieve parity.
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October 2009

A perspective on errors, bias, and interpretation in the forensic sciences and direction for continuing advancement.

J Forensic Sci 2009 Jul 26;54(4):798-809. Epub 2009 May 26.

FBI Laboratory, 2501 Investigation Parkway, Quantico, VA 22135, USA.

The forensic sciences are under review more so than ever before. Such review is necessary and healthy and should be a continuous process. It identifies areas for improvement in quality practices and services. The issues surrounding error, i.e., measurement error, human error, contextual bias, and confirmatory bias, and interpretation are discussed. Infrastructure is already in place to support reliability. However, more definition and clarity of terms and interpretation would facilitate communication and understanding. Material improvement across the disciplines should be sought through national programs in education and training, focused on science, the scientific method, statistics, and ethics. To provide direction for advancing the forensic sciences a list of recommendations ranging from further documentation to new research and validation to education and to accreditation is provided for consideration. The list is a starting point for discussion that could foster further thought and input in developing an overarching strategic plan for enhancing the forensic sciences.
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July 2009