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Robert E. Drake, PhD

Professor of Psychiatry
Professor of Community and Family Medicine
Professor of The Dartmouth Institute

Community and Family Medicine
The Dartmouth Institute

Duke University, PHD 1977
Duke University, MD 1978
Princeton University, BA 1971

New Hampshire-Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center
The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice

Contact Information:

Dartmouth Medical School
HB 7255
Lebanon NH 03756

Office: Psychiatry Research Center, Lebanon NH
Phone: 603-448-0263
Email: Robert.E.Drake@Dartmouth.edu

Professional Interests:

Dr. Drake works actively as a clinician in community mental health centers and has been developing and evaluating innovative community programs for persons with severe mental disorders. He is well known for his work in co-occurring substance use disorder and severe mental illness. Some of his recent work has focused on vocational rehabilitation. His over 200 publications cover diverse aspects of adjustment and quality of life among persons with severe mental disorders and those in their support systems.

Selected Publications:


Hospitalisation of severely mentally ill patients with and without problematic substance use before and during Assertive Community Treatment: an observational cohort study.
Clausen H, Ruud T, Odden S, Šaltytė Benth J, Heiervang KS, Stuen HK, Killaspy H, Drake RE, Landheim A
BMC Psychiatry. 2016 May 4;16(1):125. doi: 10.1186/s12888-016-0826-5. Epub 2016 May 4.
PMID: 27145937

Illuminating the Interstices: What Small Studies Add to Science.
Drake RE, Green AI
J Dual Diagn. 2016 Apr 12;:0. Epub 2016 Apr 12.
PMID: 27070957

The IPS Learning Community: A Longitudinal Study of Sustainment, Quality, and Outcome.
Bond GR, Drake RE, Becker DR, Noel VA
Psychiatr Serv. 2016 Apr 1;:appips201500301. Epub 2016 Apr 1.
PMID: 27032661

Sustaining Individual Placement and Support (IPS) services: the IPS Learning Community.
Bond GR, Drake RE, Becker DR, Noel V
World Psychiatry. 2016 Feb;15(1):81-3. doi: 10.1002/wps.20294.
PMID: 26833616

Trauma, Technology, and Routine Outcome Measures.
Drake RE, Green AI
J Dual Diagn. 2016 Jan-Mar;12(1):1-3. doi: 10.1080/15504263.2016.1147776.
PMID: 26829002

Analyzing Long-Duration and High-Frequency Data Using the Time-Varying Effect Model.
Xie H, Drake RE, Kim SJ, McHugo GJ
Adm Policy Ment Health. 2016 Jan 23; Epub 2016 Jan 23.
PMID: 26803829

Use of Antipsychotic Medications for Nonpsychotic Children: Risks and Implications for Mental Health Services.
Daviss WB, Barnett E, Neubacher K, Drake RE
Psychiatr Serv. 2016 Mar 1;67(3):339-41. doi: 10.1176/appi.ps.201500272. Epub 2016 Jan 4.
PMID: 26725298

Progress in Dual Diagnosis Research: Innovation and Controlled Trials.
Drake RE, Green AI
J Dual Diagn. 2015;11(3-4):151-2. doi: 10.1080/15504263.2015.1116237.
PMID: 26683250

Barriers to Employment Among Social Security Disability Insurance Beneficiaries in the Mental Health Treatment Study.
Milfort R, Bond GR, McGurk SR, Drake RE
Psychiatr Serv. 2015 Dec 1;66(12):1350-2. doi: 10.1176/appi.ps.201400502. Epub 2015 Sep 1.
PMID: 26325458

Longitudinal Course of Clients With Co-occurring Schizophrenia-Spectrum and Substance Use Disorders in Urban Mental Health Centers: A 7-Year Prospective Study.
Drake RE, Luciano AE, Mueser KT, Covell NH, Essock SM, Xie H, McHugo GJ
Schizophr Bull. 2016 Jan;42(1):202-11. doi: 10.1093/schbul/sbv110. Epub 2015 Aug 19.
PMID: 26294706