Reasearcher Bio MD - 1990. PhD (in philosophy) - 1999. Specialist in Psychiatry - 1999. Fellow in Psychiatry - 1999-2001. Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioner - 2001-present. Associate Professor in Psychiatry and Philosophy - 2004-present.
Top Papers Rudnick A. The impact of coping on the relation between symptoms and quality of life in schizophrenia. Psychiatry. 64: 304-308, 2001. Rudnick A, Kravetz S. The relation of social support seeking to quality of life in schizophrenia. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease. 189: 258-262, 2001. Rudnick A. The goals of psychiatric rehabilitation: an ethical analysis. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal. 25: 310- 313, 2002. Rudnick A. The molecular turn in psychiatry: a philosophical analysis. Journal of Medicine and Philosophy. 27: 287-296, 2002. Rudnick A. The ground of dialogical bioethics. Health Care Analysis. 10: 391-402, 2002. Rudnick A. Paranoia and reinforced dogmatism: beyond critical rationality. Philosophy of the Social Sciences. 33: 339-350, 2003. Rudnick A. Burden of caregivers of mentally ill individuals in Israel: a family participatory study. International Journal of Psychosocial Rehabilitation. 9: 147-152, 2004. Rudnick A. Psychiatric leisure rehabilitation: conceptualization and illustration. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal. 29: 63- 65, 2005. Rudnick A. Processes and pitfalls of dialogical bioethics. Health Care Analysis. 15: 123-135, 2007. Rudnick A. Recovery from schizophrenia: a philosophical framework. American Journal of Psychiatric rehabilitation. In press.
If resources were not limited, what research projects would you pursue? 1. Improving competence to consent to or refuse treatment of people with severe schizophrenia. 2. Improving outcomes people with refractory schizophrenia.
What is your leading hypothesis? Broad outcomes of people with schizophrenia can be improved regardless of symptom severity.
What piece of missing evidence would help prove it? Very good vocational outcomes.
What is your fallback position? Other broad outcomes can be very good, unrelated to vocational outcomes.