Schizophrenia and bipolar disorder are not diagnosable if the patient has epilepsy that produces hallucinations or delusions. This article describes how several such patients presented in psychiatric practice.
A medical ethicist reviews some of the history, the data, the emerging reality of a remarkable slippery slope, and some profound ethical concerns raised by these practices.
Medical students, psychiatry residents, and practicing psychiatrists from different backgrounds gathered with one purpose: “To increase awareness around the mental health needs of the 437,000 foreign nationals from 10 countries on Temporary Protected Status."
What percentage of American psychiatry residents reported being physically assaulted at some point in their training? And what is a reasonable first approach to managing an agitated patient? Find out in this 2-question quiz.
Practical tips on how to recognize the presentations and subtypes of OCD as well as treatment strategies associated with this challenging neuropsychiatric disorder.
No better time than the summer to digest and reflect on the richness of our field and how we can implement advances in our own work.
Clinical features that guide the selection.
Like the song New York, New York, if we can succeed in reducing suicide in physicians, we can do it anywhere.
Soaked in Mexican sunshine he’s powered back to the Berkshires, all the world’s yellow compressed into a firecracker...
Many people with psychiatric disorders engage in creative activities, from informal hobbies to highly accomplished careers, but some avoid treatment entirely. Two cases illustrate a nuanced approach that integrates medical knowledge with patients’ perspectives.