In Global Context: Mental Health Study
Indiana University . Bloomington . Indiana
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A. Positions and Honors
Positions and Employment
1983-1989 Neuropsychiatrist and Assistant Professor in Neuropsychiatry, Military Medical Academy, Department of Psychiatry and Neurology, Belgrade, Yugoslavia
1987-1991 Visiting Fellow in Psychiatry and Fulbright Scholar, Washington University, School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, St. Louis, Missouri, USA
1991-1997 Medical Officer, World Health Organization, Division of Mental Health and Prevention of Substance Abuse, Geneva, Switzerland
1994-Present Adjunct Faculty Member, University of Memphis, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Anthropology, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
1997-Present Professor of Psychiatry and Head of Mental Health Epidemiology Unit, University of Western Australia, School of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, Perth, Australia,1997-
1997-Present Consultant Psychiatrist, Royal Perth Hospital, Inner City Mental Health Service, Perth, Australia
1997-Present Adjunct Professor, Webster University, Department of Sociology, Psychology and Counseling, Geneva, Switzerland
2000-Present Director, WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Mental Health, Perth, Australia
2002-Present Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry, Washington University, School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, St. Louis, Missouri, USA, 2002-Awards and Honors
1975 Annual Prize for Young Researchers, University of Novi Sad, Novi Sad, Yugoslavia
1986 Annual Prize for Professional Achievements Presented by the Director of the Military Medical Academy, Belgrade, Yugoslavia
1987 Grant for a three-month study visit to the USA, Military Medical Academy, Belgrade, Yugoslavia Fulbright Grant in the University Lecturer/Advanced Research Scholar Category, Council for International Exchange of Scholars, Washington DC, USA
1989 Fulbright Grant Extension Award, Council for International Exchange of Scholars, Washington DC, USA
B. Peer-reviewed Publications
1992 Janca A, Robins LN, Cottler LB, Early TS. Clinical observation of assessment using the composite international diagnostic interview (CIDI): An analysis of the CIDI field trials-wave II at the St. Louis site. British Journal of Psychiatry, 160, 815-818.
1993 Janca A, Üstün TB, Early TS, Sartorius N. The ICD-10 symptom checklist - a companion to the ICD-10 classification of mental and behavioral disorders. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 28, 239-242.
1993 Bennett LA, Janca A, Grant BF, Sartorius N. Boundaries between normal and pathological drinking: a cross-cultural comparison. Alcohol Health and Research World, 17, 190-195.
1994 Janca A, Üstün TB, Sartorius N. New versions of World Health Organization instruments for the assessment of mental disorders. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 90, 73-83.
1995 Janca A, Sartorius N. The World Health Organization’s recent work on the lexicography of mental disorders. European Psychiatry, 10, 321-325.
1995 Janca A, Chandrashekar CR. Catalogue of WHO psychiatric assessment instruments, 2nd edition. Geneva: WHO (WHO/MNH/95.1).
1996 Room R, Janca A, Bennett LA, Schmidt L, Sartorius N. WHO cross-cultural applicability research on diagnosis and assessment of substance use disorders: an overview of methods and selected results. Addiction, 91, 199-220.
1996 Sartorius N, Janca A. Psychiatric assessment instruments developed by the World Heath Organization. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 31, 55-69.
1996 Janca A, Kastrup M, Katschnig H, Lopez-Ibor JJ, Mezzich JE, Sartorius N, Contextual aspects of mental disorders: a proposal for Axis III of the ICD-10 multiaxial system. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 94, 31-36.
1996 Janca A, Üstün TB, van Drimmelen J. The use of ICD-10 in primary care psychiatry. Primary Care Psychiatry, 2, 131-138.
1997 Westermeyer J, Janca A. Language, culture and psychopathology: conceptual and methodological issues. Transcultural Psychiatry, 34, 291-311.
1997 Westermeyer J, Janca A, Sartorius N, Hughes CC. (1997) Lexicon of cross-cultural terms in mental health. Geneva: WHO.
2000 Janca A, Saxena S. The World Health Organization’s research on mental health: a review of studies and findings. Primary Care Psychiatry, 6, 1-8.
2001 Janca A. World and mental health in 2001. Current Psychiatry Reports, 3, 77-78.
2001 Harrison G, Hopper K, Craig T, Laska E, Siegel C, Wanderling J, Dube KC, Ganev K, Giel R, an der Heiden W, Janca A, Lee PWH, Leon C, Malhotra S, Marsella AJ, Nakane Y, Sartorius N, Shen Y, Skoda C, Thara R, Tsirkin SJ, Varma V, Walsh, D, Wiersma D, Wynne L. Recovery from psychotic illness: a 15 and 25 year international follow-up study. British Journal of Psychiatry, 178, 506-517.
2001 Janca A. ICD-10 as a coding tool in psychiatry. Australasian Psychiatry, 9, 358-363.
2002 Cooper JE, Janca A. Scientific evidence in psychiatry: some cautionary notes. Current Psychiatry Reports, 4, 75-76.
2002 Morgan V, Janca A, Jablensky A. National study of psychotic disorders in Australia: feedback from individuals with psychosis. Hong Kong Journal of Psychiatry, 12, 8-12.
In Press Janca A. WHO global campaigns: a way forward in addressing public health importance of common neurological disorders.
In Press Hopper K, Harrison G, Janca A, Sartorius N (eds). Prospects of recovery from schizophrenia-an international investigation. Madison, CT: Psychosocial Press, Inc.
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