Psychosocial and Health Promotion Interventions


Individually-based Psychosocial Rehabilitation for Older People with Serious Mental Illness

The primary goal of this project is to adapt an existing group-based psychosocial program to enhance community functioning in older people with serious mental illness (SMI). The focus of the adaptation is designing and evaluating an individually-based rehabilitative program for older people with SMI who either cannot or choose not to access a group program.


Interventions and Services for Older Adults with Serious Mental Illness

This five-year continuation of a Midcareer Investigator Award in Patient Oriented Research focuses on innovative approaches to mentoring early career investigators in mental health services research and the conduct of research on interventions and services for older adults with severe mental illness.


Health Promotion and Fitness for Younger and Older Adults with Serious Mental Illness

The aim of this project is to evaluate a health promotion program (In SHAPE) to address physical activity and diet change for younger and older adults with serious mental illness.

  • Stephen J. Bartels, MD, MS
    Stephen J. Bartels, MD, MS Geriatric mental health
    Professor of Psychiatry, of Community & Family Medicine and of The Dartmouth Institute
    Director, Centers for Health & Aging
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