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Introduction: Unique Needs and Innovative Opportunities
Children in foster care; combat vets; physicians with mental health needs: Dr Koh introduces a series of articles on these and other special patient populations.
Combat Veterans: Adaptation to Transition
Leaving the military is not an easy or simple process. Here is one psychiatrist's personal story.
Children in Foster Care: Issues and Concerns
Here's how the general psychiatrist can play a greater role in better outcomes for children in foster care.
Mini Quiz: Narcissistic Personality Disorder
What is the clinical approach to pathological narcissism and narcissistic personality disorder?
A 5-Question Quiz on ADHD
Do you know the indications for an EEG in a child with ADHD? Or which psychotherapy approaches for ADHD demonstrate evidence-based effectiveness? Answer these questions and more.
A Heartfelt Memoir About Tay-Sachs
Unrelenting belief in the goodness of humankind while confronting an uncommon disease.
Breast Cancer: What Psychiatrists Need to Know
To support patients with breast cancer, psychiatrists should be aware of possible medication interactions, psychiatric or neurologic adverse effects of treatment, and signs of disease progression-—issues that are the focus here.
Challenges of Treating Depression in the Elderly
Comorbid medical symptoms, polypharmacy, and cognitive decline are hallmarks of depression in the fastest growing segment of the population.
Marijuana—Legal, But Not by Prescription
What are the pros and cons of marijuana use? Dr Andrew Saxon gives his viewpoint on why he is against medical marijuana but in favor of legalization of recreational use of marijuana.
New Psychopharmacology Algorithms
Dr David Osser offers compelling reasons why you might want to take a look at these 7 algorithms, each of which offers actionable consultations—usually in under 2 minutes.
Leaders in Psychiatry: Jeffrey A. Lieberman, MD
What does Dr Lieberman have to say about the state of psychiatry today, as it relates to schizophrenia, major depression, and other psychiatric disorders? More in this video.
5 Ways to Transform Health Behaviors
Proper technique, practiced over time, can transform an appointment from "medication management" to a serious change in behavior, as evidenced by the 5 examples featured in this article.
Psychiatry Roundup: Suicide, Overdose, and Self-Harm
A recent study reported that burnout rates in one hospital were over 75%. This story and more in our psychiatry roundup.
Depression Research Update: June 2016
Three new studies focus on risk factors for the development of depressive disorders.
3 Features of Eating Disorders
A special collection of current clinical work and issues surrounding eating disorders—specifically comorbidity, prevalence in men, and mortality.
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