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Travel With Serious Mental Illness
What should you do when patients with preexisting psychosis express an interest in lengthy travel?
Mini Quiz: OCD? Phobia? Or Something Else?
The inability or difficulty to experience vaginal penetration is most similar to which DSM-5 disorder? Find out in this quiz.
Raising Cain: The Problem of Family Homicides
Individuals with serious mental illness are responsible for more than 7% of the nation’s homicides. What can be done to reduce this deadly phenomenon?
Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Depression: Issues for Psychiatrists
What are the effects of sleep apnea on depression--and depression on sleep apnea? Insights here.
6 Signs Your Patient Is at Risk for Treatment-Resistant Depression
What factors predispose patients to TRD and what treatment strategies achieve response? Find out here, with a bonus case vignette.
The Thing About Mental Illness
Poetic, raw, and haunting, this young woman's description of having a psychiatric illness powerfully reveals what I believe are common, but rarely articulated, thoughts and feelings.
At the Monhegan Island General Store
I’m happy to be off the trail, out of the wind and salt spray, safe from the fog’s cold claw...
The Results of a Psychiatric Poll on Presidential Candidates
We are ethically constrained by the Goldwater rule, but here are the data from an artfully crafted secret poll on the Presidential campaign.
3 Important Facts About Domestic Violence
Salient points regarding intimate partner violence.
Mini Quiz: Can Pedophilia Be Treated?
What does the scientific evidence tell us about treatment for pedophilia? The answer might surprise you.
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