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A Psychiatrist’s Diet
Looking out at a flat gray sea, I try to imagine the chasms in the ocean’s floor where lava laced with strontium pours...
Monthly Roundup: Top 6 Psychiatry Stories in November
Editors' picks this month include stories on ECT, schizophrenia, the Paris attacks, nutritional psychiatry (really), and the prescription opioid epidemic.
When the Psychiatrist Has PTSD
For PTSD in psychiatrists and other mental health care providers to be addressed, a major shift in medical culture and thinking is needed.
Mini Quiz: Glutamate and Schizophrenia
The glutamate model of schizophrenia proposes that dysfunction will involve which brain regions?
Managing the Suicidal College Student: Advice for Community Providers
Although college students are in many ways similar to any patient in their age group, their environment and stressors differ in significant ways. The authors identify issues to consider in assessing and managing suicidality in this population.
How to Protect Patient Information
Protecting patient information is an essential part of maintaining patient trust.
We Journey On
A poem written by a psychiatrist: "A faith in human kindness lost, abandonment with lasting cost."
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.
In This Issue: Volume 32, No. 10
In this issue of Psychiatric Times, the authors cover climate change, women's health issues, forensic psychiatry, addiction and AIDS, cultural psychiatry, and other clinically useful topics.
Monthly Roundup: Top 6 Psychiatry Stories in October
Editors' picks this month include stories on future directions in leadership, schizophrenia research, mental health in the workplace, and big changes around the corner.
Deconstructing ADHD, Addiction, and Beyond
News and research highlights on ADHD, conduct disorder, substance use disorder, and behavioral addictions, including compulsive social networking.
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