Norman Sartorius

Summary

Affiliation: Boulevard du Pont-d'Arve
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Lessons from a 10-year global programme against stigma and discrimination because of an illness
    Norman Sartorius
    Association for the Improvement of Mental Health Programmes, Switzerland
    Psychol Health Med 11:383-8. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Time to change, time to evaluate. Invited commentary on...Evaluation of England's Time to Change programme
    Norman Sartorius
    Association for Improvement of Mental Health Programmes, 14 Chemin Colladon, 1209 Geneva, Switzerland
    Br J Psychiatry Suppl 55:s108-9. 2013
  3. pmc Moderation in all things
    Norman Sartorius
    Croat Med J 48:566-7. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Stigma and mental health
    Norman Sartorius
    Association for the Improvement of Mental Health Programmes, 1209 Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 370:810-1. 2007
  5. pmc Poverty and health
    Norman Sartorius
    Croat Med J 48:750-1. 2007
  6. pmc Recommending disorder in health care systems
    Norman Sartorius
    Croat Med J 48:878-9. 2007
  7. pmc Why is the world not a much better place now that so much more information is available?
    Norman Sartorius
    Croat Med J 48:92-3. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Antidepressant medications and other treatments of depressive disorders: a CINP Task Force report based on a review of evidence
    Norman Sartorius
    Chairperson of CINP Task Force, 14 Chemin Colladon, Geneva, Switzerland
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 10:S1-207. 2007
  9. doi request reprint International mental health advocacy organizations: an interview with Norman Sartorius by John A. Talbott
    Norman Sartorius
    Association for the Improvement of Mental Health Programmes, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Nerv Ment Dis 199:557-61. 2011
  10. pmc Stigmatized illnesses and health care
    Norman Sartorius
    Croat Med J 48:396-7. 2007

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Publications48

  1. ncbi request reprint Lessons from a 10-year global programme against stigma and discrimination because of an illness
    Norman Sartorius
    Association for the Improvement of Mental Health Programmes, Switzerland
    Psychol Health Med 11:383-8. 2006
    ..The programme is under way in 19 countries. The paper gives a brief description of the programme and lists the lessons learned during its course...
  2. doi request reprint Time to change, time to evaluate. Invited commentary on...Evaluation of England's Time to Change programme
    Norman Sartorius
    Association for Improvement of Mental Health Programmes, 14 Chemin Colladon, 1209 Geneva, Switzerland
    Br J Psychiatry Suppl 55:s108-9. 2013
    ..The programme and its evaluation are important steps in the development of anti-stigma programmes worldwide...
  3. pmc Moderation in all things
    Norman Sartorius
    Croat Med J 48:566-7. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Stigma and mental health
    Norman Sartorius
    Association for the Improvement of Mental Health Programmes, 1209 Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 370:810-1. 2007
  5. pmc Poverty and health
    Norman Sartorius
    Croat Med J 48:750-1. 2007
  6. pmc Recommending disorder in health care systems
    Norman Sartorius
    Croat Med J 48:878-9. 2007
  7. pmc Why is the world not a much better place now that so much more information is available?
    Norman Sartorius
    Croat Med J 48:92-3. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Antidepressant medications and other treatments of depressive disorders: a CINP Task Force report based on a review of evidence
    Norman Sartorius
    Chairperson of CINP Task Force, 14 Chemin Colladon, Geneva, Switzerland
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 10:S1-207. 2007
  9. doi request reprint International mental health advocacy organizations: an interview with Norman Sartorius by John A. Talbott
    Norman Sartorius
    Association for the Improvement of Mental Health Programmes, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Nerv Ment Dis 199:557-61. 2011
    ..The impact of a good leader or leadership group lasts for a few years. A great achievement would be to structure associations in a manner that will ensure their stability and continuous contributions even when their leaders are weak...
  10. pmc Stigmatized illnesses and health care
    Norman Sartorius
    Croat Med J 48:396-7. 2007
  11. pmc Learning how to speak
    Norman Sartorius
    University of Geneva 40, Geneva, Switzerland
    Croat Med J 48:259-60. 2007
  12. ncbi request reprint Black clouds have silver linings: do silver clouds have black linings?
    Norman Sartorius
    Norman Sartorius, University of Geneva 40, Boulevard du Pont d Arve, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    Croat Med J 46:849. 2005
  13. ncbi request reprint Technological development will help people get better health care: true or false?
    Norman Sartorius
    University of Geneva 40, Boulevard du Pont d Arve, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    Croat Med J 45:781-2. 2004
  14. ncbi request reprint Is there a best way to live amidst dilemmas?
    Norman Sartorius
    University of Geneva 40, Boulevard du Pont d Arve, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    Croat Med J 46:702-3. 2005
  15. ncbi request reprint Brains in movement
    Norman Sartorius
    Norman Sartorius, University of Geneva 40, Boulevard du Pont d Arve, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    Croat Med J 46:1005-6. 2005
  16. ncbi request reprint Counting our blessings
    Norman Sartorius
    University of Geneva 40, Boulevard du Pont d Arve, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    Croat Med J 46:476-7. 2005
  17. ncbi request reprint An epidemic is threatening health care worldwide
    Norman Sartorius
    University of Geneva 40, Boulevard du Pont d Arve, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    Croat Med J 46:152-3. 2005
  18. ncbi request reprint On the cost of things
    Norman Sartorius
    University of Geneva 40, Boulevard du Pont dArve, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    Croat Med J 45:508-9. 2004
  19. ncbi request reprint An item of good news for medicine in 2004
    Norman Sartorius
    University of Geneva 40, Boulevard du Pont d Arve, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    Croat Med J 45:107-8. 2004
  20. ncbi request reprint Stigma: ignorance, prejudice or discrimination?
    Graham Thornicroft
    Br J Psychiatry 190:192-3. 2007
    ..The main challenge in future is to identify which interventions will produce behaviour change to reduce discrimination against people with mental illness...
  21. ncbi request reprint Comorbid somatic illnesses in patients with severe mental disorders: clinical, policy, and research challenges
    W Wolfgang Fleischhacker
    Department of Biological Psychiatry, Medical University Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    J Clin Psychiatry 69:514-9. 2008
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  22. pmc The Lancet's series on global mental health: 1 year on
    Vikram Patel
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK Sangath Centre, Porvorim, Goa, India
    Lancet 372:1354-7. 2008
  23. pmc 34.8 degrees C and rising
    Norman Sartorius
    Croat Med J 47:783-4. 2006
  24. pmc Iatrogenic stigma of mental illness
    Norman Sartorius
    BMJ 324:1470-1. 2002
  25. ncbi request reprint Introduction: Stigma and discrimination against older people with mental disorders
    Norman Sartorius
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:669. 2003
  26. ncbi request reprint Attitudes of psychiatrists toward patients with schizophrenia
    Alp Ucok
    Istanbul University, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Istanbul, Turkey
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 58:89-91. 2004
    ..3%). A total of 88.4% of respondents thought the term 'schizophrenia' was used in a pejorative manner in public. The findings revealed that stigmatizing attitudes of society are also shared by some psychiatrists...
  27. pmc The global fight against the stigma of schizophrenia
    Nadia Kadri
    Moroccan Society of Psychiatry
    PLoS Med 2:e136. 2005
  28. ncbi request reprint The impact of antistigma education on the attitudes of general practitioners regarding schizophrenia
    Alp Ucok
    Department of Psychiatry, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 60:439-43. 2006
    ..The authors' findings suggest that one antistigma education session, supported by the distribution of related documents, can improve GPs attitudes towards schizophrenia...
  29. ncbi request reprint International study on antidepressant prescription pattern at 20 teaching hospitals and major psychiatric institutions in East Asia: Analysis of 1898 cases from China, Japan, Korea, Singapore and Taiwan
    Naoki Uchida
    Fukuoka University College of Medicine, Fukuoka, Japan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 61:522-8. 2007
    ..0% of all cases. At the time of the survey, only two SSRI medications were available in Japan. However, five types of SSRI were available and were often prescribed in Korea...
  30. ncbi request reprint Changing aspects of psychiatric inpatient treatment. A census investigation in five European countries
    Hans Rittmannsberger
    OO Landes Nervenklinik Wagner Jauregg, Linz, Austria
    Eur Psychiatry 19:483-8. 2004
    ..A considerable increase in the numbers of staff was found in Slovakia...
  31. ncbi request reprint The ways of being almost perfect
    Norman Sartorius
    Croat Med J 45:675-6. 2004
  32. pmc The meanings of health and its promotion
    Norman Sartorius
    Croat Med J 47:662-4. 2006
  33. pmc What did the WHO studies really find?
    Assen Jablensky
    School of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, The University of Western Australia, MRF Building, 50 Murray Street, Perth 6000, Australia
    Schizophr Bull 34:253-5. 2008
  34. doi request reprint From science to action: the Lancet Series on Global Mental Health
    Vikram Patel
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 21:109-13. 2008
    ..This article provides a narrative account of the background to the series, its development and the key messages of these articles...
  35. ncbi request reprint Challenging the stigma of schizophrenia
    Cecília C Villares
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 25:1-2. 2003
  36. ncbi request reprint Reducing the Social and Economic Burdens of Depression (SEBoD) in Asia
    Norman Sartorius
    Brain and Mind Research Institute, Camperdown, NSW 1450, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 12:S1-3. 2004
  37. ncbi request reprint The puzzle of AIDS
    Norman Sartorius
    Croat Med J 45:230-1. 2004
  38. pmc Training Latin American primary care physicians in the WPA module on depression: results of a multicenter trial
    Itzhak Levav
    Ministry of Health, Jerusalem, Israel
    Psychol Med 35:35-45. 2005
    ..This study evaluated the materials developed by the World Psychiatric Association in a training program on depression among primary care physicians by measuring changes in their knowledge, attitudes, and practice (KAP)...
  39. ncbi request reprint Training primary care physicians in Chile in the diagnosis and treatment of depression
    Benjamin Vicente
    Departamento de Psiquiatria y Salud Mental, Universidad de Concepcion, Casilla 160 C, Concepcion, Chile
    J Affect Disord 98:121-7. 2007
    ..This World Psychiatric Association (WPA) program was adopted to overcome diagnostic and treatment problems that are found among primary care practitioners...
  40. ncbi request reprint Editorial: GOOD NEWS OR BAD? The processes of revision of the classifications of mental disorders have started
    Norman Sartorius
    Psychiatr Danub 18:2-3. 2006
  41. ncbi request reprint Access to diagnostic evaluation and treatment for dementia in Europe
    Gunhild Waldemar
    Memory Disorder Research Group, Department of Neurology, Neuroscience Centre, Copenhagen University Hospital Rigshospitalet, Denmark
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:47-54. 2007
    ..Culture-sensitive strategies to promote public knowledge and destigmatize dementia are essential. Policy makers and authorities should be made aware of the benefits of early access to diagnosis and treatment...
  42. pmc Newer antidepressant drug use in East Asian psychiatric treatment settings: REAP (Research on East Asia Psychotropic Prescriptions) Study
    Kang Sim
    Institute of Mental Health Woodbridge Hospital, Singapore
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 63:431-7. 2007
    ..We compared patients given newer and older antidepressants to test the hypothesis, suggested in the literature, that use of newer antidepressants is associated with treatment settings rather than specific diagnostic categories...
  43. pmc Statements on the first of April 2006
    Norman Sartorius
    Croat Med J 47:505-7. 2006
  44. pmc How many millionaires in Africa?
    Norman Sartorius
    Croat Med J 47:888-90. 2006
  45. ncbi request reprint Schizophrenia practice guidelines: international survey and comparison
    Wolfgang Gaebel
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf, Germany
    Br J Psychiatry 187:248-55. 2005
    ..Schizophrenia guidelines differ considerably in methodology and content...
  46. ncbi request reprint Pathways to psychiatric care in Eastern Europe
    Richard Gater
    University of Manchester and Lancashire Care NHS Trust, Preston, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 186:529-35. 2005
    ..There has been almost no research into mental health services in Eastern Europe. A pathways study is a quick and useful starting point, requiring few resources...
  47. ncbi request reprint At issue: anti-stigma-endeavours
    Christoph Lauber
    Int Rev Psychiatry 19:103-6. 2007
  48. ncbi request reprint Physical symptoms of depression as a public health concern
    Norman Sartorius
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Geneva, Switzerland
    J Clin Psychiatry 64:3-4. 2003
    ..Better undergraduate education of medical students and general education for the public in understanding and treating depressive disorders could considerably improve the prognosis of patients suffering from these illnesses...