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    Jeffrey L Geller MD, MPH

    TitleProfessor
    InstitutionUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
    DepartmentPsychiatry
    AddressUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
    55 Lake Avenue North
    Worcester MA 01655
    Phone508-856-6527
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        1. Geller JL. The need for appropriate use of involuntary commitment. Psychiatr Serv. 2013 May 1; 64(5):496.
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        2. Geller J, Lee L. United States Department of Justice Findings Letters in Psychiatric Hospital CRIPA Cases: An Aid or a Distraction? J Am Acad Psychiatry Law. 2013; 41(2):174-90.
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        3. Geller JL. Patient-centered, recovery-oriented psychiatric care and treatment are not always voluntary. Psychiatr Serv. 2012 May 1; 63(5):493-5.
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        4. Geller JL, Glazer WM. Best practices: visions for best practices in using coercion in mental health care. Psychiatr Serv. 2012 May 1; 63(5):414.
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        5. Geller JL. How many authors is too many? Psychiatr Serv. 2012 Mar 1; 63(3):293.
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        6. Geller J. A premature obituary: edward C. Spitzka and the american psychiatry of 1878. J Nerv Ment Dis. 2011 Sep; 199(9):621-30.
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        7. Foti ME, Geller J, Guy LS, Gunderson JG, Palmer BA, Smith LM. Borderline personality disorder: considerations for inclusion in the massachusetts parity list of "biologically-based" disorders. Psychiatr Q. 2011 Jun; 82(2):95-112.
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        8. McLoughlin KA, Geller JL. Interdisciplinary treatment planning in inpatient settings: from myth to model. Psychiatr Q. 2010 Sep; 81(3):263-77.
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        9. Geller JL. A case of neutralized findings? Psychiatr Serv. 2010 May; 61(5):529; author reply 529-30.
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        10. Fisher WH, Geller JL, Pandiani JA. The changing role of the state psychiatric hospital. Health Aff (Millwood). 2009 May-Jun; 28(3):676-84.
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        11. Webster SL, Sheitman BB, Barboriak PN, Harmon SH, Paesler BT, Gordon PA, Kelly SY, Geller JL. Integrating forensically and civilly committed adult inpatients in a treatment mall program at a state hospital. Psychiatr Serv. 2009 Feb; 60(2):262-5.
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        12. Clark HB, Koroloff N, Geller J, Sondheimer DL. Research on transition to adulthood: building the evidence base to inform services and supports for youth and young adults with serious mental health disorders. J Behav Health Serv Res. 2008 Oct; 35(4):365-72.
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        13. Geller J. Should it be okay to beat up the nurse? Arch Psychiatr Nurs. 2008 Aug; 22(4):235-6.
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        14. Geller JL. Commentary: is CIT today's lobotomy? J Am Acad Psychiatry Law. 2008; 36(1):56-8.
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        15. Tonkonogy J, Geller J. A neuropsychiatry service in a state hospital. Adolf Meyer's approach revisited. Psychiatr Q. 2007 Sep; 78(3):219-35.
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        16. Geller JL. Personal accounts: invisible on judgment day. Psychiatr Serv. 2007 Feb; 58(2):177-8.
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        17. Lawlor T, Grudzinskas AJ, Geller JL, Genovese M. A competency-based approach to managing violence with involuntary outpatient treatment. Adm Policy Ment Health. 2007 May; 34(3):315-8.
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        18. Geller JL, Fisher WH, Grudzinskas AJ, Clayfield JC, Lawlor T. Involuntary outpatient treatment as "desintitutionalized coercion": the net-widening concerns. Int J Law Psychiatry. 2006 Nov-Dec; 29(6):551-62.
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        19. Davis M, Geller JL, Hunt B. Within-state availability of transition-to-adulthood services for youths with serious mental health conditions. Psychiatr Serv. 2006 Nov; 57(11):1594-9.
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        20. McLoughlin KA, Geller JL. The recovery model and seclusion and restraint. Psychiatr Serv. 2006 Jul; 57(7):1045.
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        21. Geller JL. First-person accounts: the importance of being honest. Psychiatr Serv. 2006 May; 57(5):607.
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        22. Geller JL. The evolution of outpatient commitment in the USA: from conundrum to quagmire. Int J Law Psychiatry. 2006 May-Jun; 29(3):234-48.
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        23. Biebel K, Nicholson J, Geller J, Fisher W. A national survey of state mental health authority programs and policies for clients who are parents: a decade later. Psychiatr Q. 2006; 77(2):119-28.
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        24. Geller JL, Biebel K. The premature demise of public child and adolescent inpatient psychiatric beds : part I: overview and current conditions. Psychiatr Q. 2006; 77(3):251-71.
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        25. Geller JL. A history of private psychiatric hospitals in the USA: from start to almost finished. Psychiatr Q. 2006; 77(1):1-41.
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        26. Geller JL, Biebel K. The premature demise of public child and adolescent inpatient psychiatric beds : Part II: challenges and implications. Psychiatr Q. 2006; 77(4):273-91.
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        27. Geller JL. Avoiding extinction: successful private psychiatric hospitals in the opening decade of the twenty-first century. Psychiatr Q. 2006; 77(2):189-201.
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        28. Geller JL. A view of American psychiatry. Am J Psychiatry. 2005 Sep; 162(9):1758-9; author reply 1759.
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        29. Geller JL, Shore H, Grudzinskas AJ, Appelbaum PS. Against the grain? A reasoned argument for not closing a state hospital. Psychiatr Q. 2005; 76(2):177-94.
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        30. Geller JL, Morrissey JP. Asylum within and without asylums. Psychiatr Serv. 2004 Oct; 55(10):1128-30.
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        31. Geller JL. Medicaid everywhere. Psychiatr Serv. 2004 Mar; 55(3):215.
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        32. Stovall JG, Hobart M, Geller JL. The impact of an employees' strike on a community mental health center. Psychiatr Serv. 2004 Feb; 55(2):188-91.
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        33. Geller JL. Advance directives about treatment preferences had little impact on compulsory readmissions for people with serious mental illness. Evid Based Ment Health. 2003 Aug; 6(3):88.
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        34. Geller JL. Process, not practice. Psychiatr Serv. 2003 Mar; 54(3):402; author reply 402.
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        35. Geller JL. Does "in the community" mean anything anymore? Psychiatr Serv. 2002 Oct; 53(10):1201.
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        36. Geller JL, Sprung S, McCracken SG, Holmes EP, Boggio RM, Munetz MR, Zarate CA, Evans NK, Sudders M. The case of Sam: multidisciplinary perspectives. Psychiatr Serv. 2001 Oct; 52(10):1318-30.
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        37. Fisher WH, Barreira PJ, Geller JL, White AW, Lincoln AK, Sudders M. Long-stay patients in state psychiatric hospitals at the end of the 20th century. Psychiatr Serv. 2001 Aug; 52(8):1051-6.
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        38. Geller JL. American "community" psychiatry. Lancet. 2000 Dec; 356 Suppl:s40.
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        39. Geller JL, Fisher WH, McDermeit M, Brown JM. The effects of public managed care on patterns of intensive use of inpatient psychiatric services. Psychiatr Serv. 2000 Nov; 51(11):1385-91.
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        40. Geller JL. Excluding institutions for mental diseases from federal reimbursementfor services: strategy or tragedy? Psychiatr Serv. 2000 Nov; 51(11):1397-403.
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        41. Geller JL. Personal accounts: first-person accounts in the Journal's first quarter-century. Psychiatr Serv. 2000 May; 51(5):575-8.
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        42. Geller JL. The use of advance directives by persons with serious mental illness for psychiatric treatment. Psychiatr Q. 2000; 71(1):1-13.
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        43. Geller JL. At the margins of human rights and psychiatric care in North America. Acta Psychiatr Scand Suppl. 2000; 399:87-92.
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        44. Munetz MR, Geller JL, Frese FJ. Commentary: capacity-based involuntary outpatient treatment. J Am Acad Psychiatry Law. 2000; 28(2):145-8.
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        45. Geller JL. The last half-century of psychiatric services as reflected in psychiatric services. Psychiatr Serv. 2000 Jan; 51(1):41-67.
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        46. Tonkonogy JM, Geller JL. Late-onset paranoid psychosis as a distinct clinicopathologic entity: magnetic resonance imaging data in elderly patients with paranoid psychosis of late onset and schizophrenia of early onset. Neuropsychiatry Neuropsychol Behav Neurol. 1999 Oct; 12(4):230-5.
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        47. Nicholson J, Sweeney EM, Geller JL. Mothers with mental illness: II. Family relationships and the context of parenting. Psychiatr Serv. 1998 May; 49(5):643-9.
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        48. Nicholson J, Sweeney EM, Geller JL. Mothers with mental illness: I. The competing demands of parenting and living with mental illness. Psychiatr Serv. 1998 May; 49(5):635-42.
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        49. Geller JL, Brown JM, Fisher WH, Grudzinskas AJ, Manning TD. A national survey of "consumer empowerment" at the state level. Psychiatr Serv. 1998 Apr; 49(4):498-503.
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        50. Geller JL, Fisher WH, McDermeit M, Brown JM. The effects of public managed care on patterns of intensive use of inpatient psychiatric services. Psychiatr Serv. 1998 Mar; 49(3):327-32.
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        51. Geller JL, Fisher WH, McDermeit M, White C. The rights of state hospital patients: from state hospitals to their alternatives. Adm Policy Ment Health. 1998 Mar; 25(4):387-401.
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        52. Geller JL. We still count beds. Psychiatr Serv. 1997 Oct; 48(10):1233.
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        53. Geller JL. Self-incineration. A review of the psychopathology of setting oneself afire. Int J Law Psychiatry. 1997; 20(3):355-72.
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        54. Geller JL, McDermeit M, Grudzinskas AJ, Lawlor T, Fisher WH. A competency-based approach to court-ordered outpatient treatment. New Dir Ment Health Serv. 1997; (75):81-95.
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        55. Geller JL. Making 'em do it. Psychiatr Serv. 1996 Nov; 47(11):1157.
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        56. Nicholson J, Geller JL, Fisher WH. "Sylvia Frumkin" has a baby: a case study for policymakers. Psychiatr Serv. 1996 May; 47(5):497-501.
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        57. Fisher WH, Simon L, Geller JL, Penk WE, Irvin EA, White CL. Case mix in the "downsizing" state hospital. Psychiatr Serv. 1996 Mar; 47(3):255-62.
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        58. Geller JL. When less is more; when less is less. Psychiatr Serv. 1995 Nov; 46(11):1105.
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        59. Geller JL, Fisher WH, McDermeit M. A national survey of mobile crisis services and their evaluation. Psychiatr Serv. 1995 Sep; 46(9):893-7.
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        60. White CL, Nicholson J, Fisher WH, Geller JL. Mothers with severe mental illness caring for children. J Nerv Ment Dis. 1995 Jun; 183(6):398-403.
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        61. White CL, Bateman A, Fisher WH, Geller JL. Factors associated with admission to public and private hospitals from a psychiatric emergency screening site. Psychiatr Serv. 1995 May; 46(5):467-72.
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        62. Geller JL. A biopsychosocial rationale for coerced community treatment in the management of schizophrenia. Psychiatr Q. 1995; 66(3):219-35.
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        63. Geller JL, Appelbaum PS. Samuel B. Woodward's remarks on feigned insanity. Hosp Community Psychiatry. 1994 Apr; 45(4):318-9, 328.
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        64. Geller JL, Harris M. On the usefulness of first-person accounts. Hosp Community Psychiatry. 1994 Jan; 45(1):7-8.
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        65. Munetz MR, Geller JL. The least restrictive alternative in the postinstitutional era. Hosp Community Psychiatry. 1993 Oct; 44(10):967-73.
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        66. Geller JL, Fisher WH. The linear continuum of transitional residences: debunking the myth. Am J Psychiatry. 1993 Jul; 150(7):1070-6.
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        67. Nicholson J, Geller JL, Fisher WH, Dion GL. State policies and programs that address the needs of mentally ill mothers in the public sector. Hosp Community Psychiatry. 1993 May; 44(5):484-9.
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        68. Geller JL. A historical perspective on the role of state hospitals viewed from the era of the "revolving door". Am J Psychiatry. 1992 Nov; 149(11):1526-33.
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        69. Geller JL, Gaulin BD, Barreira PJ. A practitioner's guide to use of psychotropic medication in liquid form. Hosp Community Psychiatry. 1992 Oct; 43(10):969-71.
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        70. Geller JL, White C, Fisher W, Sorgi P, Jarvey AM. State hospital patients' views about Operation Desert Storm. Hosp Community Psychiatry. 1992 Aug; 43(8):833-5.
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        71. Geller JL. Clinical encounters with outpatient coercion at the CMHC: questions of implementation and efficacy. Community Ment Health J. 1992 Apr; 28(2):81-94.
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        72. Fisher WH, Geller JL, Altaffer F, Bennett MB. The relationship between community resources and state hospital recidivism. Am J Psychiatry. 1992 Mar; 149(3):385-90.
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        73. Geller JL. Pathological firesetting in adults. Int J Law Psychiatry. 1992; 15(3):283-302.
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        74. Tonkonogy JM, Geller JL. Hypothalamic lesions and intermittent explosive disorder. J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci. 1992; 4(1):45-50.
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        75. Geller JL, Fisher WH, Bertsch G. Who repeats? A follow-up study of state hospital patients' firesetting behavior. Psychiatr Q. 1992; 63(2):143-57.
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        76. Geller JL. Communicative arson. Hosp Community Psychiatry. 1992 Jan; 43(1):76-7.
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        77. Geller JL, Fisher WH, Moynihan K. Adult lifetime prevalence of firesetting behaviors in a state hospital population. Psychiatr Q. 1992; 63(2):129-42.
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        78. Geller JL. Rx: a tincture of coercion in outpatient treatment? Hosp Community Psychiatry. 1991 Oct; 42(10):1068-70.
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        79. Geller JL, Fisher WH, Kaye NS. Effect of evaluations of competency to stand trial on the state hospital in an era of increased community services. Hosp Community Psychiatry. 1991 Aug; 42(8):818-23.
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        80. Geller JL. Operation Desert Storm and delusions about the war among chronic patients in the community. Hosp Community Psychiatry. 1991 Apr; 42(4):419-20.
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        81. Geller JL. "Anyplace but the state hospital": examining assumptions about the benefits of admission diversion. Hosp Community Psychiatry. 1991 Feb; 42(2):145-52.
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        82. Geller JL, Kaye N. Smoking in psychiatric hospitals: a historical view of a hot topic. Hosp Community Psychiatry. 1990 Dec; 41(12):1349-50.
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        83. Geller JL, Fisher WH. Psychiatric ward incidents. Hosp Community Psychiatry. 1990 Sep; 41(9):1024-5.
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        84. Geller JL, Fisher WH, Simon LJ, Wirth-Cauchon JL. Second-generation deinstitutionalization, II: The impact of Brewster v. Dukakis on correlates of community and hospital utilization. Am J Psychiatry. 1990 Aug; 147(8):988-93.
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        85. Geller JL, Fisher WH, Wirth-Cauchon JL, Simon LJ. Second-generation deinstitutionalization, I: The impact of Brewster v. Dukakis on state hospital case mix. Am J Psychiatry. 1990 Aug; 147(8):982-7.
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        86. Geller JL. Clinical guidelines for the use of involuntary outpatient treatment. Hosp Community Psychiatry. 1990 Jul; 41(7):749-55.
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        87. Fisher WH, Geller JL, Wirth-Cauchon J. Empirically assessing the impact of mobile crisis capacity on state hospital admissions. Community Ment Health J. 1990 Jun; 26(3):245-53.
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        88. Fisher WH, Geller JL, Costello DJ, Phillips BF. Projecting inpatient admissions to state facilities in the 1990s. Hosp Community Psychiatry. 1989 Jul; 40(7):747-9.
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        89. McEvoy JP, Freter S, Everett G, Geller JL, Appelbaum P, Apperson LJ, Roth L. Insight and the clinical outcome of schizophrenic patients. J Nerv Ment Dis. 1989 Jan; 177(1):48-51.
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        90. McEvoy JP, Apperson LJ, Appelbaum PS, Ortlip P, Brecosky J, Hammill K, Geller JL, Roth L. Insight in schizophrenia. Its relationship to acute psychopathology. J Nerv Ment Dis. 1989 Jan; 177(1):43-7.
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        91. Schmidt MJ, Geller JL. Involuntary administration of medication in the community: the judicial opportunity. Bull Am Acad Psychiatry Law. 1989; 17(3):283-92.
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        92. Geller JL. Deinstitutionalization in 19th-century America. Hosp Community Psychiatry. 1989 Jan; 40(1):85-6.
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        93. Geller JL. A bite of AIDS? Institutional line staff and the fear of HIV contagion. Psychiatr Q. 1989; 60(3):243-51.
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        94. Geller JL, Lidz CW, Pattulo EL. When the subjects are hospital staff, is it ethical (or possible) to get informed consent? IRB. 1987 Sep-Oct; 9(5):4-8.
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        95. Geller JL, Hoge SK. Voluntary and involuntary patients. Am J Psychiatry. 1987 Aug; 144(8):1112-3.
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        96. Mulvey EP, Geller JL, Roth LH. The promise and peril of involuntary outpatient commitment. Am Psychol. 1987 Jun; 42(6):571-84.
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        97. Geller JL. Rights, wrongs, and the dilemma of coerced community treatment. Am J Psychiatry. 1986 Oct; 143(10):1259-64.
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        98. Geller JL, Munetz MR. The process of staff change: grappling with the needs of the high-management patient. Hosp Community Psychiatry. 1986 Oct; 37(10):1047-9.
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        99. Geller JL. The quandaries of enforced community treatment and unenforceable outpatient commitment statutes. J Psychiatry Law. 1986 Spring-Summer; 14(1-2):149-58.
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        100. Geller JL. In again, out again: preliminary evaluation of a state hospital's worst recidivists. Hosp Community Psychiatry. 1986 Apr; 37(4):386-90.
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        101. Geller JL, Erlen J, Pinkus RL. A historical appraisal of America's experience with "pyromania"--a diagnosis in search of a disorder. Int J Law Psychiatry. 1986; 9(2):201-29.
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        102. Geller JL, Bertsch G. Fire-setting behavior in the histories of a state hospital population. Am J Psychiatry. 1985 Apr; 142(4):464-8.
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        103. Geller JL. The long-term outcome of unresolved grief: an example. Psychiatr Q. 1985; 57(2):142-6.
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        104. Geller JL, Appelbaum PS. Competency to stand trial: neuroleptic medication and demeanor in court. Hosp Community Psychiatry. 1985 Jan; 36(1):6-7.
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        105. Geller JL, Brandzel M. Addressing the borderline's repetitive misuse of the state hospital. Psychiatr Q. 1983; 55(4):275-8.
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        106. Geller JL. State hospital patients and their medication--do they know what they take? Am J Psychiatry. 1982 May; 139(5):611-5.
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        107. Geller JL, Lister ED. The process of criminal commitment for pretrial psychiatric examination: an evaluation. Am J Psychiatry. 1978 Jan; 135(1):53-60.
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