Prof. Jeffrey L. Geller
University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA



1978 M.P.H., Harvard School of Public Health
1973 M.D., University of Pennsylvania
1970 B.A., Williams College, Psychology

Publications (Selected)

  1. Geller JL, Stanley JA: Settling the doubts about the constitutionality of outpatient commitment.  New England Journal of Criminal and Civil Confinement, 31:127-138, 2005.
  2. Geller JL, Stanley JA: Response to: New research continues to challenge the need for outpatient commitment. Journal of Criminal and Civil Confinement, 31:123-126, 2005.
  3. Geller JL, Shore H, Grudzinskas AJ, Appelbaum PS: Against the grain? A reasoned argument for not closing a state hospital. Psychiatric Quarterly, 76:177-194, 2005.
  4. Geller JL: A history of private psychiatric hospitals in the USA: From start to almost finished.  Psychiatric Quarterly, 77:1-41, 2006.
  5. Geller JL: The evolution of outpatient commitment in the USA: From conundrum to quagmire.  International Journal of Law and Psychiatry, 29:234-248, 2006.
  6. Biebel K, Nicholson J, Fisher W, Geller J: A national survey of state mental health authority programs and policies for clients who are parents: A decade later. Psychiatric Quarterly, 77:119-128, 2006.
  7. Geller JL: Avoiding extinction: Successful private psychiatric hospitals in the opening decade of the twenty-first century. Psychiatric Quarterly, 77:189-201, 2006.
  8. Geller JL, Biebel K: The premature demise of public child and adolescent inpatient psychiatric beds. Part I: Overview and current conditions. Psychiatric Quarterly, 77: 251-271, 2006.
  9. Geller JL, Biebel K: The premature demise of public child and adolescent inpatient psychiatric beds. Part II: Challenges and implications. Psychiatric Quarterly, 77:273-291, 2006.
  10. Geller JL, Fisher WH, Grudzinskas AJ, Clayfield JC, Lawlor T: Involuntary outpatient treatment as 'Deinstitutionalized Coercion' : The net-widening concern. International Journal of Law and Psychiatry, 29(6):551-562, 2006.
  11. Tonkonogy J, Geller J: A neuropsychiatry service in a state hospital. Adolf Meyer's approach revisited. Psychiatric Quarterly, 78:219-235, 2007.
  12. Lawlor T, Grudzinskas AJ, Geller JL, Genovese M: A competency-based approach to managing violence with involuntary outpatient treatment. Administration and Policy in Mental Health & Mental Health Policy Research 34(3):315-318, 2007.
  13. Geller JL: Back to the nineteenth century is progress. Philosophy, Psychiatry, & Psychology 15:19-21, 2008.
  14. Torrey EF, Esposito R, Geller J: Problems associated with mentally ill individuals in public libraries. Public Libraries 42(2):45-50, 2009.
  15. Fisher WH, Geller JL, Pandiani JA: The changing role of the state psychiatric hospital. Health Affairs 28(3):676-684, 2009.
  16. Geller JL: Book Review: The cock and bull of Augusten Burroughs (three books). Psychiatric Services 56:363-364, 2005.
  17. Geller JL: Book Review: She's not there: A life in two genders. Psychiatric Services 56:495-496, 2005.
  18. Geller JL: Book Review: Fathers lost, found or looking (five books). Psychiatric Services 56:878-880, 2005.
  19. Geller JL: A view of American psychiatry (Ltr to Edit). American Journal of Psychiatry 162:1758-1759, 2005.
  20. Geller JL: Book Review:  Menspeak (four books). Psychiatric Services 56:1026-1027, 2005.
  21. Geller JL: Book Review: The lobotomist and the lobotomized (two books). Psychiatric Services 56:1318-1319, 2005.