Helle Thorning, PhD
Clinical Professor of Psychiatric Social Work (in Psychiatry)
Director, ACT Institute. Center for Practice Innovations
Peer reviewed journal articles:
Thorning, H., Marino, L., Jean-Noel, P., Lopez, L., Covell, N. H., Chiang, I.-C., . . . Dixon, L. B. Adoption of a Blended Training Curriculum for ACT in New York State. Psychiatric Services, 0(0), appi.ps.201600143. doi:doi:10.1176/appi.ps.201600143
Stanhope, V *.,Videka, L., Thorning, H., McKay, M. (2015) Moving Toward Integrated Health: An Opportunity for Social Work. Social Work in Health CarCovell, N.H*,
Margolies, P. J., Myers, R., Ruderman, D. Fazio, M.L., McNabb, L., Gurran, S., Thorning, H., Watkins, L., Dixon, L. (2014) Scaling up evidence-based behavioral healthcare practices in New York State. Psychiatric Services.
Thorning, H*., Shibusawa,T., Lukens, E. & Fang, L (2012). Developing a train-the-trainer (TTT) model for social work education in Kazakhstan. International Social Work 56 (4)534-54
Lohrer, S., Lukens, E., & Thorning, H. (2007). Economic expenditures associated with instrumental caregiving roles of adult siblings of persons with severe mental illness. Community Mental Health Journal, 43(2), 129-151.
Lohrer, S., Lukens, E., & Thorning, H. (2006). The costs of caring: Instrumental caregiving involvement among adult siblings of persons with mental illness. Community Mental Health Journal, 3, 1573-1589.
Lukens, E., Thorning, H., & Lohrer, S. (2004). Sibling perspectives on severe mental illness: Reflections on self and family. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 74(4), 489-501.
Lukens, E., O'Neill, P., Thorning, H., Cecutti, J., Gubiseh-Ayala, D., Batista, M., et al. (2004). When disaster strikes: prevention groups for diverse communities affected by trauma using a model of brief Integrative Psychoeducation. Traumatology.
Lukens, E., Thorning, H., & Lohrer, S. (2002). Reflections on service and support among siblings of persons with severe mental illness. Journal of Psychiatric Practice, 8, 354-364.
Lohrer, S., Lukens, E., & Thorning, H. (2002). Evaluating awareness of New York's assisted outpatient treatment law among adult siblings of persons with severe mental illness. Journal of Psychiatric Practice, 8, 365-36
Lukens, E., Thorning, H., & Herman, D. (1999). Family psychoeducation in schizophrenia: Emerging themes and challenges. Journal of Behavioral Health, 9, 314-325.
Malaspina, D. H., Friedman, J., Kauffman, C., Bruder, G., Xavier, A., Strauss, D., Clark, S., et al. (1998). Psychobiological heterogeneity of familial and sporadic schizophrenia. Biological Psychiatry.
Thorning, H. (1997). Psychotherapy and schizophrenia Harold Searles revisited. The Clinician, 28(1).Langdon, G. S., Pearson, J., Stastny, P., & Thorning, H. (1989). The integration of music therapy into a treatment approach in the transition of adult psychiatric patients from institution to community. Music Therapy, 8(1).
Thorning, H. (1981). The mother-daughter relationship and sexual ambivalence. Heresies 12
Thorning, H (1980). Contradictions in the mother-daughter relationship- A review of literature. Udkast 2.
Thorning, H. Transitional Care. Stanhope, V. and Straussner (Eds.) (in press). Social Work and Integrated Health: From Policy to Practice. Oxford University Press
Thorning*, H. and Dixon, L. Caregiving for Persons with Serious Mental Illness. (2015) In L. Burgio, J. Gaugler, and M. Hilgeman (Eds). The Spectrum of Family Caregiving for Adults and Elders with Chronic Conditions. Oxford University Press,
Lukens, E., Thorning, H. (2010) Siblings in families with mental illness. In J. Caspi (Ed.), Sibling relationships in practice: Cultural and environmental influences, Oxford University Press, New York. Pp 193-218.
Lukens, E., Thorning, H. (2010). Psychoeducational Family Groups.In A. Rubin & D.W. Springer (Eds.),Psychosocial treatment of schizophrenia, John Wiley & Sons: Hoboken, New Jersey. Pp 89-144.
Thorning, H. (2006). On a Mission from God. An integrative psychoeducational treatment approach to schizophrenia. In R. Spitzer, M. First, J. Williams & M. Gibbon (Eds.), DSM IV TR. Casebook, Volume 2. Experts tell how they treated their own patients. Washington, DC: M. American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc. PP 139-147.
Thorning, H., & Lukens, E. (2001). Brief treatment with schizophrenic patients. In B. Dane, C. Tosone & A. Wolson (Eds.), Doing more with less. Using long-term skills in short-term treatment. Northwhale, New Jersey, London: Jason Aronson Inc.
Lukens, E., & Thorning, H (1998). Psychoeducation and severe mental illness: Implications for social work practice and research. In J. Williams & K. Ell (Eds.), Breakthrough in mental health research.: NASW Press.
Thorning, H, & Lukens, E. (1998). Clinical social work in psychiatry: Mental illness. In B. Fallon & J. Gorman (Eds.), The Hidden Sorrow. New York: New York State Psychiatric Institute.
Thorning, H., & Lukens, E. (1996). Schizophrenia and the self. In C. Kauffman & C. Gorman (Eds.), Schizophrenia: New directions for clinical research and treatment. Larchmont, New York: Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.
Lukens, E., & Thorning, H (1996). Schizophrenia and the family. In C. Kaufman & J. Gorman (Eds.), Schizophrenia. New directions for clinical research and treatment. Larchmont, NY: Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.
Lukens, E., & Thorning, H. (1991). A comparison of two short term models for multiple family group treatment. Schizophrenia Research, 4, 306.