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Some of the most common challenges include the diagnosis of a mood disorder, especially a bipolar disorder, and the assessment and management of comorbidities and suicidalities in patients with a mood disorder. Here's an overview.

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There is no substitute for understanding one’s patient as an individual, and treating accordingly, keeping in mind the possibility that not all psychosis is schizophrenia and that moodiness may or may not indicate a place in the bipolar spectrum.

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What is the actual risk of suicide attempts or suicide death in people with bipolar disorder? How does a BD diagnosis affect short-term and long-term suicide risk? How should a BD diagnosis help guide us toward the most effective suicide prevention strategies?

Do you know the predictors of relapse in patients with schizophrenia? How would you manage excessive antipsychotic-related weight gain? Test yourself with these questions and more.

What’s the key factor when selecting first-line therapy for major depression? How do older adults with MDD differ from younger ones? Answer these questions and more.

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Art theory from the 20th century onward—despite the latter day efforts at denial—was nearly indistinguishable from psychoanalytic theory, and it parallels the philosophical struggles and pains that continue to plague psychiatry.

"Everyday experiences made sacramental through magical language, depth of feeling, and wells of knowledge"–one of your peers used this description for a book he found inspiring. Can you think of more?

Game of Thrones is the first of 5 novels comprising A Tale of Ice and Fire, by George M.M. Martin. The series has captivated millions of fans worldwide. I’ve unexpectedly joined them.

Recent studies illustrate the importance of homing in on the somatic symptoms of depression

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